5 edition of Environmental issues in chemical perspective found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||by Thomas G. Spiro, William M. Stigliani.|
|Contributions||Stigliani, William M., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QD31.2 .S66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 374 p. :|
|Number of Pages||374|
|LC Control Number||79023756|
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Environmental Chemistry: a global perspective takes chemistry out of the laboratory, and shows us its importance in the world around us.
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