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Navigate Companion Website for Principles of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition

Author(s): James E. Girard, PhD, American University
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449692148
  • Companion Website     pages      © 2014
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Developed exclusively to accompany Principles of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition this student companion website offers a variety of resources designed to enhance your study of the underlying chemical processes that are operating in the environment and to give you an opportunity to explore topics from the text in more detail.

Interactive study tools include:

  • Interactive Flashcards
  • Interactive Glossary
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Chemistry Basics
  • Problem Solving Solutions

Applicable Courses

This robust companion website is designed exclusively to accompany Principles of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition and is appropriate for the Environmental Chemistry course typically found within Chemistry or Environmental Science Departments.
 

James E. Girard, PhD-American University

Dr. James Girard is Professor and Chairman of the Chemistry Department at American University. He teaches analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry, as well as chemistry for non-science majors.  

Since he has been at the American University, he has received more than 25 grants totaling more than 3 million dollars and has published over 60 research articles. Professor Girard is a specialist in analytical chemistry. His research focuses on the methods and techniques used to separate and identify complex mixtures. He has also developed methods for the analysis of environmental pollutants in soil and water, the amount of neurotransmitter present in human serum, the concentration of disinfectants in hospital disinfectants, the composition of polymers and the separation and identification of genetic material from DNA.  At American University he has supervised over 25 Masters Theses and 30 PhD dissertations.

Professor Girard is the recipient of awards for excellence in teaching and scholarship. He was the 1995 recipient of the Leo Schubert Award for Outstanding Teaching of Science at the College Level from the Washington Academy of Sciences. In addition, Professor Girard has served as an expert witness in court cases involving environmental, patent infringement and personal injury.