Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Ch 586 Environmental Chemistry

Survey of chemical aspects of major environmental issues: stratospheric ozone holes and chlorofluorocarbons; air pollution; global climate change; fossil fuel energy/"carbon footprint"; renewable energy; nuclear energy/radioactivity; toxic chemicals (pesticides, PCBs); endocrine disruptors; surfactants, chemical dispersants/oil spills; biodegradability of chemicals; chemistry of natural waters/acid rain; toxic heavy metals. This is the same course as CE 586 and can be taken only once for credit.



Cross Listed Courses

CE 586


Ch 334 or Ch 331.
  • Up one level
  • 500