Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 3

Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 3

by Linda R. Berg, David M. Hassenzahl, Mary Catherine Hager
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470569182

ISBN-13: 9780470569184

Pub. Date: 09/21/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Visualizing Environmental Science offers students a valuable opportunity to identify and connect the central issues of environmental science through a visual approach. Beautifully illustrated, Visualizing Environmental Science

The fourth edition shows your students what the discipline is all about—its main concepts and

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Visualizing Environmental Science offers students a valuable opportunity to identify and connect the central issues of environmental science through a visual approach. Beautifully illustrated, Visualizing Environmental Science

The fourth edition shows your students what the discipline is all about—its main concepts and applications—while also instilling an appreciation and excitement about the richness of the subject. Visualizing Environmental Science employs uniquely designed visual pedagogy to help students acquire the skills they need to become better learners. The 4th edition has refined and expanded the visuals using insights from research on student learning and feedback from users.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470569184
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/21/2010
Series:
Visualizing Series, #184
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Environmental Challenges We Face 2

2 Sustainability and Human Values 26
 
3 Environmental History, Politics, and Economics 48

4 Risk Analysis and Environmental Health Hazards 72

5 How Ecosystems Work 96

6 Ecosystems and Evolution 126

7 Human Population Change and the Environment 158

8 Air and Air Pollution 190

9 Global Atmospheric Changes 216

10 Freshwater Resources and Water Pollution 242

11 The Ocean and Fisheries 272

12 Mineral and Soil Resources 296

13 Land Resources 320

14 Agriculture and Food Resources 348
 
15 Biodiversity and Conservation 372

16 Solid and Hazardous Waste 396

17 Nonrenewable Energy Resources 418

18 Renewable Energy Resources 442

Graphing Appendix 466

Glossary 475

Index 480

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