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Environmental Chemistry in Antarctica Selected Papers from the Environmental Contamination Project of the Italian Antarctic Research Programme, PNRA (Current ... Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry) by Paolo Cescon

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English


  • Environmental Chemistry,
  • Environmental monitoring,
  • Glaciology,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Antarctica,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Science / Chemistry / General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9106637M
ISBN 109056992856
ISBN 109789056992859

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Environmental chemistry in Antarctica. [Paolo Cescon;] -- "This volume collects papers produced in the framework of the research 'Environmental Impact - Chemical Methodologies' of the Italian National Antarctic Research Programme (PNRA) which deals with the. This is the only way to attain true international harmonization of environmental research and monitoring in Antarctica, enhance mutual confidence in the output of such activities, and sensibly exploit precious human and financial resources to the benefit of a better understanding and effective protection of the Antarctic environment. Chapter 1 Environmental chemistry in Antarctica: the quest for accuracy Sergio Caroli And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold." And ice, mast-high, came floating by, S. T. Coleridge As green as emerald. Rime of the Ancient Mariner by: 1. Environmental Chemistry Lecture Notes by Asoka Marasinghe. This note covers the following topics: The Composition of Our Air, Air Pollutants, Concentration Terms, Protecting the Ozone Layer, The Chapman Cycle, Antarctic Seasonal Ozone Depletion, Energy from Combustion, First Law of Thermodynamics, Heat of Combustion, Catalytic Reforming.

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