Urban Environmental Chemistry

Chem 382 - Chicago - May session

A survey of the distribution and reactions of natural and anthropogenic chemicals in the landscape with emphasis on the urban environment. This includes the chemistry of the atmosphere, waterways, and soil, with specific focus given to urban environments. The ethical and moral responsibilities of humans to the environment are also discussed with particular attention to the urban landscape. Field work component includes on site sampling and laboratory analysis. Modern analytical techniques are presented. Prerequisite: one year of General Chemistry. (4 credits)

Field, Interdisciplinary

Professor: Van Duzor