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CHEM 4200. Environmental Chemistry. 3 Hours.

This course will focus on the fundamental principles of chemistry necessary for understanding of the source, fate, and reactivity of compounds in natural and polluted environments. Emphasis will be placed on the environmental implications of energy utilization and on the chemistry of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Environmental issues that will be discussed include air pollution, stratospheric ozone depletion, pollution and treatment of water sources, and the utilization of insecticides and herbicides. Prerequisite: CHEM 2320 (Grade C or higher). FA (odd).