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Readings for PLSC/CHEM 608
Environmental Soil Chemistry

Monday and Wednesday 3:35 - 4:50, 205 ISE

 

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pdfSparks, D.L. 2006. Historical aspects of soil chemistry, p. 307-337, In Warkentin, B.P. Editor. 2006. Footprints In The Soil: People And Ideas In Soil History. Elsevier Ltd., Oxford UK

pdfSparks, D.L. 2006. Milestones In soil chemistry. Soil Sci. 171:S47-S50.

pdfGinder-Vogel, M. and D. L. Sparks. 2010. The impacts of X-ray absorption spectroscopy on understanding soil processes and reaction mechanisms, p. 1-26. In Developments in Soil Science 34: Synchrotron-based Techniques in Soils and Sediments. B. Singh and M. Grafe, eds. Elsevier, Burlington, MA.

Environmental Soil Chemistry, 2nd Edition (Academic Press, 2002, San Diego, CA) by D.L. Sparks. Pages
Feb 9 Chapter 1  Environmental Soil Chemistry: An Overview    1-42   
Feb 11, 16, 18, 23 Chapter 2   Inorganic Soil Components  43-74
Feb 25 March 2, 4, 9 Chapter 3    Chemistry of Soil Organic Matter  75-114
March 11, 16 Chapter 4   Solid Solution-Solid Phase Equilibrium 115-132
March 18 Chapter 5  Sorption Phenomena on Soils    133-186
No Class - March 23 or 25 or following week for Spring Break   
April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 Chapter 5  (continued)  
April 27, 29 Chapter 6  Ion Exchange Processes   187-206
May 4, 6, 11 Chapter 7  Kinetics of Soil Chemical Processes  207-244
May 13, 18 Chapter 8 Redox Chemistry of Soils   245-266
May 18   Last Day of Class  
Two fileld trips yet to be scheduled

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