After air, water is the most crucial resource for human survival. To achieve water sustainability, we will have to deal with its scarcity and quality, and find ways to reclaim it from various sources. Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resource applies contemporary and sophisticated separation science and chromatographic methods to address the pressing worldwide concerns of food production, efficient energy use, and potable, readily available fresh water across global communities.
Edited and authored by world-leading analytical chemists, the book presents the latest developments in research on a broad range of topics, including water quality and pollution, water treatment technologies and practices, water shortage and energy production, water quality and energy production, challenges to achieving sustainable water supplies, water reclamation techniques, and wastewater reuse.
- Explores the role water plays to assure our survival and maintain life
- Contains more than 75 figures and illustrations that aid in the retention of key concepts
- Multi-authored and edited by world leaders in chemistry and water research
- Addresses the use of the nexus of food, energy, and water to ensure sustainability
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|Size: ||12.7 MB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780128096055 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|