Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology, 4th Editionby Andrew Porteous
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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.
"...is the literary equivalent of a brain transplant." (Environment Business, November 2000)
"I shall certainly add it to the reference books I have on my desk ..." (Ecotoxicology, 2001)
"this is a good buy." (The Holocene, Vol 11/3, 2001)
"The items are easy and pleasant to read" (International Jnl of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Vol.80 No.298, 2001)
"extremely useful and excellent value for money" (Int. Jnl. of Environmental Studies, Vol.58, 2001)
"...Porteous' book will contribute to better understanding and protection of world's environment..." (Photosynthetica, Vol.40, No.2, 2002)
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Meet the Author
Andrew Porteous has now retired from the Open University where, in 1975, he founded the Environmental Engineering Programme. He has published numerous books and papers and still maintains a high profile within the fields of Waste Management, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering furthering his lifelong mission of practical resource conversation.
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