Water chemistry is the science that deals with impact of water on other elements in the environment and how other elements in this environment affect the quality of water. Water chemistry plays an important role in the health, abundance and diversity of life that lives on earth. Excessive amounts of some constituents, such as nutrients, or the lack of others, such as dissolved oxygen, can result in degraded conditions and harms life. Water is called the "universal solvent" because it dissolves more substances than any other liquid. This means that wherever water goes, either through the ground or through our bodies, it takes along valuable chemicals, minerals, and nutrients. Water chemistry mainly deals with analysing composition of water, structure and bonding of water, molecular vibration of water, symmetry of water molecules, formation of hydrogen bonding in water, structure of ice, autoionization, leveling effect of water and acid-base characters, amphiprotic nature, reactivity of water towards alkali metals; alkaline earth metals; halogens; hydrides; methane; oxides; and oxygen ions and electrolysis of water.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on June, 2014