Environment: The Science behind the Stories / Edition 5

Environment: The Science behind the Stories / Edition 5

by Jay H. Withgott, Matthew Laposata
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321897420

ISBN-13: 9780321897428

Pub. Date: 09/06/2013

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

KEY BENEFIT: The first edition of Environment: The Science behind the Stories made the biggest splash of any new entry in environmental science over the past thirty years. The newly revised Second Edition retains all the popular features of this landmark first edition—including its integrated central case study approach, and focus on current data and

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KEY BENEFIT: The first edition of Environment: The Science behind the Stories made the biggest splash of any new entry in environmental science over the past thirty years. The newly revised Second Edition retains all the popular features of this landmark first edition—including its integrated central case study approach, and focus on current data and critical thinking—while new instructor resources make it easier than ever to give dynamic lectures.

Foundations of Environmental Science: An Introduction to Environmental Science, Environmental Ethics and Economics: Values and Choices, Environmental Policy: Decision-Making and Problem-Solving, From Chemistry to Energy to Life, Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology, Species Interactions and Community Ecology , Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology. Environmental Issues and the Search For Solutions:  Human Population Growth, Agriculture, Soils, and Soil Conservation, Agriculture, Biotechnology, and the Future of Food, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Resource Management, Forestry, Land Use, and Protected Areas, Urbanization and Creating Livable Cities, Toxicology and Environmental Health, Freshwater Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation, Marine Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation, Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, Fossil Fuels: Energy and Impacts, Conventional Energy Alternatives: Hydropower, Biomass, and Nuclear Energy, New Renewable Energy Alternatives, Waste Management, Sustainable Solutions.

For all readers interested in environmental science and its issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321897428
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
09/06/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784
Sales rank:
361,441
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. Foundations of Environmental Science

1. An Introduction to Environmental Science

2. Environmental Ethics and Economics: Values and Choices

3. Environmental Policy: Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

4. From Chemistry to Energy to Life

5. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology

6. Species Interactions and Community Ecology

7. Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology

II. Environmental Issues and the Search For Solutions

8. Human Population Growth

9. Agriculture, Soils, and Soil Conservation

10. Agriculture, Biotechnology, and the Future of Food

11. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

12. Resource Management, Forestry, Land Use, and Protected Areas

13. Urbanization and Creating Livable Cities

14. Toxicology and Environmental Health

15. Freshwater Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation

16. Marine Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation

17. Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution

18. Global Climate Change

19. Fossil Fuels: Energy and Impacts

20. Conventional Energy Alternatives: Hydropower, Biomass, and Nuclear Energy

21. New Renewable Energy Alternatives

22. Waste Management

23. Sustainable Solutions

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