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This course explores the earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere from a chemical perspective, and investigates the chemical composition and reactions that characterize the earth's systems. Chemical processes in each of these spheres are used to illustrate and explain fundamental chemical concepts. Other topics include ozone depletion, acid rain, radiochemical dating, and global climate change.