Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University


FALL SEMESTER, MW 2:15 - 3:35 (Cook/Douglass 4th period)

Cook/Douglass Lecture Hall 103


Pre-Requisite: General Chemistry 01:160:160, 160:162, or 160:164
Text: Environmental Chemistry, 5th Edition (Baird & Cann, 2012), available at the Rutgers Bookstore
Professor: John Reinfelder ENRS Building, Rm 260
phone: (848) 932-5737;

Basis of Grade: Group exercises: 30%; Homework: 30%; Exams: 40%

Harsh stuff:

  Late homework will be marked down 5% for each class day after the due date it is received.

  No make-up exams unless you or someone in your immediate family is ill and this illness can be verified by a note from the deans office.

  Rutgers University Policy on Academic Integrity.

Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminars at Rutgers


Environmental Chemistry Links

Air Pollution Trends

Aura atmospheric chemistry project
Antarctic ozone hole

Aura ozone animations

Total atmospheric ozone over your house

Ground-level ozone maps

Mercury deposition (atmospheric) network

NJ Chemical standards for water and soil

Drinking water standards

Radioactivity in drinking water

            MacKay's sustainable energy book "Without Hot Air"            


General environmental links

            Sustainable Raritan River


NJ Department of Environmental Protection

New Jersey Water Science Center (USGS)

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission

Hudson-Delaware Chapter Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

New Jersey Water Environment Association

            New Jersey Section American Water Works Association 

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