Global Environment

Global Environment

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Discusses the major elements of the geochemical cycles and global fluxes found in the atmosphere, land, lakes, rivers, biota, and oceans, as well as the human effects on these fluxes. This book offers presentation of major advances in the study of chemical weathering. It provides global coverage of environmental problems involving water.Table 5.17 Chemical denudation rate (tons kmaˆ’2yaˆ’1) from different rock types Outcrop areaa Dissolved loadb Denudation rate Rock type 106 km2 106 tons tons kmaˆ’2yaˆ’1 Silicate rockc ... igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary silicates; carb.

Title:Global Environment
Author:Elizabeth Kay Berner, Robert A. Berner
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2012


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