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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  Dec 13, 2017
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ERTH 4810 - Chemistry of the Environment

Chemical processes important in the environment from naturally occurring and man-induced systems. Thermodynamic and chemical considerations of fuels; the thermodynamics of the atmosphere; atmospheric photochemistry; chemistry of natural water systems; chemistry of pesticides, fertilizers, and other important environmental contaminants; aspects of the carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CHEM 1200 and one prior or concurrent course in organic chemistry or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed as CHEM 4810. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and CHEM 4810.

Credit Hours: 4

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