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Chemical Monitoring in the Environment - Chapter Summary
Refresh your memory on chemical monitoring in the environment with the help of this chapter. The lessons address a wide range of topics, including gases in the atmosphere, ozone recovery policies, and CFC alternatives. After making your way through this chapter, you will be ready to:
- Describe the atmosphere's structure
- Define the importance of the ozone layer and the impact of its thinning
- Explain what a coordinated convalescent bond is
- Point out the different forms of oxygen
- Detail the structure of haloalkane isomers
- Discuss factors that impact ion concentrations of water
- Outline some sources and types of water pollution
- Offer examples of ways to improve water quality
Use our self-assessment quizzes to get an idea of which lessons you should review during your study sessions. Our expert instructors use a clear instruction style and plenty of real-world examples to help you quickly get up to speed on chemical monitoring. If you have questions, you can submit them to the instructors using the Dashboard.
1. The Structure of the Atmosphere
If you've ever climbed a mountain or been to the beach, you know that the atmosphere is different at different levels. This lesson explains how the structure of the atmosphere is really like a layer cake.
2. Major Components of the Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a complex mixture of many different gases. In this video lesson you will identify the major components of Earth's atmosphere as well as how much there is of each.
3. The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning
In this lesson, you will learn the importance of the ozone layer and how it is depleted. You will also study the research and policy that has been instrumental in its recovery.
4. Coordinate Covalent Bond: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, learn about coordinate covalent bonds and the compounds that contain them. The lesson will also offer an understanding of how to interpret formulas of coordination compounds and deduce the number of coordinate covalent bonds present.
5. What is Oxygen? - Formula & Levels
Breathe! You've just processed another dose of oxygen. Learn about some different forms of oxygen critical to life on Earth, particularly dioxygen and ozone.
6. Haloalkane Isomers: Definition, Names & Structure
The focal point of this lesson will be on a class of organic compounds called haloalkanes. Upon completion we will understand how they are defined, their general structure, and how to correctly name them.
7. Water Quality & Water Supply: Definition & Purpose
Learn the difference between water quality and supply, including the factors that make up good quality of water, and why it's important for humans and other animals alike. Check the quality of your learning by finishing with a quiz.
8. Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources
In this lesson, you will learn about the different types and sources of water pollution. You will gain an understanding of both surface water and groundwater pollution and the similarities and differences between them.
9. Water Treatment: Improving Water Quality
In this lesson, you will learn how water is purified for drinking, and how wastewater is treated before being put back into the environment. You will also learn about water purification issues in developing countries.
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