Table of contents for The chemistry of soils / Garrison Sposito.

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Contents
Preface
1 The Chemical Composition of Soils
1.1 Elemental Composition
1.2 Metal Elements in Soils
1.3 Solid Phases in Soils
1.4 Soil Air and Soil Water
1.5 Soil Mineral Transformations
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 1: Balancing Chemical Reactions
	
2 Soil Minerals
2.1 Ionic Solids
2.2 Primary Silicates
2.3 Clay Minerals
2.4 Metal Oxides, Oxyhydroxides, and Hydroxides
2.5 Carbonates and Sulfates
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 2: The Discovery of the Structures of Clay Minerals
3 Soil Humus
3.1 Biomolecules
3.2 Humic Substances
3.3 Cation Exchange Reactions
3.4 Reactions with Organic Molecules
3.5 Reactions with Soil Minerals
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 3: Film Diffusion Kinetics in Cation Exchange 
4 The Soil Solution
4.1 Sampling the Soil Solution
4.2 Soluble Complexes
4.3 Chemical Speciation
4.4 Predicting Chemical Speciation
4.5 Thermodynamic Stability Constants
For Further Reading
Problems
5 Mineral Stability and Weathering
5.1 Dissolution Reactions
5.2 Predicting Solubility Control: Activity-Ratio Diagrams
5.3 Coprecipitated Soil Minerals
5.4 Predicting Solubility Control: Predominance Diagrams
5.5 Phosphate Transformations in Calcareous Soils
For Further Reading
Problems
6 Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
6.1 Flooded Soils
6.2 Redox Reactions
6.3 The ?Redox Ladder?
6.4 Exploring the ?Redox Ladder?
6.5 pE-pH Diagrams
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 4: Balancing Redox Reactions
Special Topic 5: The Invention of the pH Meter
7 Soil Particle Surface Charge
7.1 Surface Complexes
7.2 Adsorption
7.3 Surface Charge
7.4 Points of Zero Charge
7.5 Schindler Diagrams
For Further Reading
Problems
8 Soil Adsorption Phenomena
8.1 Measuring Adsorption
8.2 Adsorption Kinetics and Equilibria
8.3 Metal Cation Adsorption
8.4 Anion Adsorption
8.5 Surface Redox Processes
For Further Reading
Problems
9 Exchangeable Ions
9.1 Soil Exchange Capacities
9.2 Exchange Isotherms
9.3 Ion Exchange reactions
9.4 Biotic Ligand Model
9.5 Cation Exchange on Humus
For Further Reading
Problems
				
10 Colloidal Phenomena
10.1 Colloidal Suspensions
10.2 Soil Colloids
10.3 Interparticle forces
10.4 The Stability Ratio
10.5 Fractal Floccules
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 6: Mass Fractals
11 Soil Acidity
11.1 Proton Cycling
11.2 Acid-Neutralizing Capacity
11.3 Aluminum Geochemistry
11.4 Redox Effects
11.5 Neutralizing Soil Acidity
For Further Reading
Problems
Special Topic 7: Measuring pH
12 Soil Salinity
12.1 Saline Soil Solutions
12.2 Cation Exchange and Colloidal Phenomena
12.3 Mineral Weathering
12.4 Boron Chemistry
12.5 Irrigation Water Quality
For Further Reading
Problems
Appendix: Units and Physical Constants in Soil Chemistry

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Soil chemistry.