Jun 17, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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CHEM 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  or CHEM 1220  and one prior or concurrent course in organic chemistry, or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: ERTH 4810 . Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and ERTH 4810.

Credit Hours: 4



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