Author Archives: Whitney King

4/20/2016

Resources:   An Excellent Overview of Redox Chemistry, CH217-Redox.1.2016,  pe-pH diagrams, Arsenic in Ground Water               Homework:  Redox Homework 2016 due: 5/3/2016

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4/13/2016

Reading:  National Lakes Assessment (Executive Summary and Chapter 7), Stormwater control, Monitoring Uncovers Mysterious Phosphorus Pollution (Full paper in ES&T) Homework:   None.   Study for Second Exam. Resources:  UNH Stormwater Center, Lecture – WQI Presentation King 2016 Exam Content:  Example Exam – … Continue reading

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4/2/2016

Reading: Nutrient Cycling in Lakes In the News:  Bubbles as a remedy for ocean acidification? Homework:  Due 4/14/2015 – Key:  P and O2 flux in lakes 2016 Consider a lake of infinite horizontal dimension, a depth of 20 meters, and … Continue reading

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3/30/2016

Overview of Water Properties  – Look UP – Ice Floats Resources:  CH217-Geochem1-2016,  CH217O2 solubility, density of water, density at high salinity, test your equations (view source for the code), solubility of oxygen. Homework:   We are beginning a series of homework assignments … Continue reading

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3/16/2016

Reading: Schwartz, S. E. Acid Deposition: Unraveling a Regional Phenomenon http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/es040686l – Surface Water Trends Resources:  http://www.epa.gov/airtrends/index.html http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/43763.html http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/acidrain/future.html CH217 Acid Rain 2016 CH 217 first hour exam 2016 Key

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3/8/2016

Reading:  Jacobs: Chapter 11 and 12. Homework:  Due:  3/31/2016. In May 2015 I purchased a VW Golf Diesel Wagon due to the excellent performance and fuel economy (50 mph at highway speeds).   In September 2015 VW acknowledged that they cheated … Continue reading

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3/1/2016

Reading: Chapters 18, 19, 20, IPCC Reports Homework: 1) Calculate the average global temperature of the earth if it were 20% closer and 20% further away from the sun.   2) How would this average global temperature change with increasing … Continue reading

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2/24/2016

Reading: Jacobs 10: Oxone Hole Homework:  due – 3/3/2016 Using the attached ozone model ( ozone model) calculate how much faster the rate constant k4 in the Chapman mechanism needs to be to decrease stratospheric ozone by 10%.  How does Cl in the … Continue reading

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2/17/2016

Reading: Chapter 15 and 16 In the News:   How Lead Ended Up in Flint’s Water Homework:  (due 2/25) Consider the following global phosphorus cycle: Calculate the evolution of atmospheric oxygen assuming zero oxygen in the atmosphere at time zero.  Assume that … Continue reading

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2/8/2016

Reading: Chapter 5 and 6 Homework:  (due 2/18) Consider three of the Belgrade Lakes; Great Pond, Long Pond, and Messalonskee Lake.   The table below provides volume and drainage area data for the lakes. Attached is the weather data for 2015: … Continue reading

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