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1.Why.study.fate Outline Module 1: Contaminants in environment o Various reactions by which things are broken down o Abiotic and Biotic Reactions o Detox or activating reactions Module 6: Special Topics o o Dissipation of chemicals in the environment o Acid Rain o Ozone Depletion Why Study Fate? o Chemical movement in the environment is dictated by: Properties of the environment Properties of the chemical o Environmental Fate: Picture, factory next to a lake with trout in it. We’re looking at the bigger picture, the ultimate fate of the chemicals coming from the “source” (factory) into the lake, absorbed by target (trout) Non-point source polluters = we as humans How chemicals move in the environment o Transport – movement within a compartment (air, water, soil, biota) Ex, pesticide flows down a river
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course ETX 102A taught by Professor Ronaldtjeerdema during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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