PLSCS 3650

PLSCS 3650

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Overview of the chemistry of the biosphere and biogeochemical processes that control the fluxes, concentrations, and bioavailability of essential elements and pollutants in soil, air, and water. Gives particular attention to soil's function as a filter for contaminants. Describes the history of environmental contamination by xenobiotics and heavy metals, with emphasis on behavior and properties of pollutants that pose the greatest risk to human and ecological health.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CHEM 2070-CHEM 2080 or CHEM 1560.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3877 PLSCS 3650   LEC 001

  • CHEM 2070-2080 or CHEM 1560.