Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Chemistry

Academics

Chemistry 303. Current Problems in Environmental Chemistry

An overview of major biogeochemical pathways and basic principles of atmospheric and aquatic chemistry, highlighting human perturbation of natural cycles. Investigation of significant environmental problems, including air and water pollution, ozone depletion, global warming and hazardous wastes, with an emphasis on reading scientific literature and writing science papers. Three hours lecture per week.