Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology / Edition 2

Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology / Edition 2

by Andrew Porteous
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471960756

ISBN-13: 9780471960751

Pub. Date: 05/03/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This dictionary provides a comprehensive source of the scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental studies and appraisals of current issues. This completely updated and revised edition features such new subjects as waste, packaging and traffic pollution. In addition to definitions, the book contains useful diagrams and tables, a list of

Overview

This dictionary provides a comprehensive source of the scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental studies and appraisals of current issues. This completely updated and revised edition features such new subjects as waste, packaging and traffic pollution. In addition to definitions, the book contains useful diagrams and tables, a list of relevant addresses and a guide for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471960751
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/03/1996
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
652
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 8.03(h) x 1.35(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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