Global environmental chemistry : the connections / Brian W. Mar -- The atmospheric component : stratospheric ozone / Mario J. Molina and Luisa T. Molina -- Acid deposition : acidification of the environment / Floyd C. Elder -- Tropospheric chemical reactivity and its consequences for clean and polluted air / Robert J. O'Brien and Linda A. George -- Dust in the environment : elemental composition and sources / Jack E. Fergusson -- Anthropogenic contaminants : atmospheric transport, deposition, and potential effects on terrestrial ecosystems / Thomas J. Moser, Jerry R. Barker, and David T. Tingey -- Air quality in Mexico City / J. Garfias and R. González -- Global assessment of ambient urban air quality / Gerald G. Akland, Henk de Koning, David T. Mage, and Guntis Ozolins -- The aquatic component : potential effects of increased ultraviolet radiation on the productivity of the southern ocean / Sayed Z. El-Sayed and F. Carol Stephens -- Great Lakes water quality : a case study / D.J. Williams -- Persistent marine debris : petroleum residues and plastics in the world's oceans / E.M. Levy -- Assessing global river water quality : overview and data collection / David A. Dunnette -- Assessing global river water quality : case study using mechanistic approaches / David A. Dunnette -- Changes in an estuarine ecosystem : the Lagoon of Venice as a case study / Bruno Pavoni, Antonio Marcomini, Adriano Sfriso, Romano Donazzolo, and Angel A. Orio -- The terrestrial component : pesticides and world food supply / David Pimentel -- Energy for food production and processing / Carl W. Hall -- Global significance of biomethanogenesis / D.P. Chynoweth -- Biogeochemical consequences of desertification / Walter G. Whitford -- Long-term fates of declining forests / Richard M. Klein and Timothy D. Perkins -- Global carbon cycle and climate change : the climatic future and lessons of the climatic past / Joseph M. Moran -- Climatic feedbacks in the global carbon cycle / W.M. Post, F. Chavez, P.J. Mulholland, J. Pastor, T.-H. Peng, K. Prentice, and T. Webb, III -- Vegetation, the global carbon cycle, and global measures / Lloyd G. Simpson and Daniel B. Botkin -- Biogeochemistry of deforestation and biomass burning / J. Boone Kauffman, Ken M. Till, and Ronald W. Shea -- An earth system science approach to global environmental chemistry education : helping students understand global change / John W. Winchester -- Integrating global environmental chemistry into secondary school curricula / Carole Stearns -- Education of environmental specialists and generalists in American universities / Charles E. Kupchella.