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By Frank M. Dunnivant

ISBN-10: 0471651281

ISBN-13: 9780471651284

ISBN-10: 2005012262

ISBN-13: 9782005012264

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Thus, the importance of considering the chemistry occurring in the landfill and groundwater became apparent. Schwarzenbach et al. 8. , 1994). (1990) and Dunnivant et al. (1991) proposed that as the water table changed, it could have allowed water to enter the landfill and allowed oxidation of the meal drums. , 1991). This case demonstrates the importance of record keeping, as well as the importance of the integration of chemistry and modeling in assessing the history of and in predicting the affects of a pollution event.

The reason for this discrepancy is again due to hydrogen bonding. First, let’s look at the observed melting point of water ice. Since water can undergo hydrogen bonding, there is a stronger-than-expected attraction between individual water molecules; in order to melt solid ice into gaseous water, you must break 15% of these stronger intermolecular bonds. To do this, we must put in more heat, manifested by an increase in temperature. Thus the melting point of water rises from the predicted -98°C to 0°C.

M. The Bhopal methyl isocyanate (MIC) incident: An overview. In: Proceedings of an International Symposium, Highly Toxic Chemicals: Detection and Protection Methods. Schiefer, H. , ed. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, pp. 1–38, 1985. REFERENCES 27 Dunnivant, F. , R. P. Schwarzenbach, and D. L. Macalady. Reduction of substituted nitrobenzenes in aqueous solutions containing natural organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 26, 2133–2141 (1991). Dunnivant, F. , G. J. Stromberg, A. H. Wiley, C. M. Hamel, and C.

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