Dictionary Of Environmental Science And Technology / Edition 4

Dictionary Of Environmental Science And Technology / Edition 4

by Andrew Porteous
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470061952

ISBN-13: 9780470061954

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major

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This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major update with 30% new material, additional illustrations and a greatly expanded list of relevant web resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470061954
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Pages:
826
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Fourth Edition ix

Preface to Third Edition xi

Preface to Second Edition xiii

Preface xv

Introduction xvii

Acknowledgements xix

Abbreviations xxiii

The Dictionary 1

Appendix I Pollution and the environment-organizations 779

Appendix II The Periodic Table 791

Table of Chemical Elements 792

Appendix III Table of prefixes for SI units 795

Appendix IV Conversion table for SI and British units 796

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