Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technologyby Andrew Porteous
Environmental science is an interdisciplinary subject dealing with all aspects of understanding the environment. It includes elements of biology, ecology, chemistry, geography, geology, engineering, economics, politics, and sociology. The latest edition of this valuable dictionary combines all these elements to provide an up-to-date coverage of the scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management.
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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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