CHEM 015. Environmental Chemistry
The course covers selected aspects of atmospheric chemistry, aquatic chemistry, and soil chemistry. There will be a specific focus on the environmentally important element cycles for C, N, O, P, and S in the absence and presence of current human activity. The chemistry of organic pollutants across the three zones will also be examined. The course content will involve a discussion of relevant current events.
Prerequisite: CHEM 010 or CHEM 010 HN ; or discretion of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
One laboratory period weekly.
Eligible for ENVS
Spring 2018. Graves.
Spring 2019. Graves.
Catalog chapter: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/chemistry-biochemistry