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Environment: The Science behind the Stories Plus MasteringEnvironmentalScience with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 5
     

Environment: The Science behind the Stories Plus MasteringEnvironmentalScience with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 5

by Jay H. Withgott, Matthew Laposata
 

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ISBN-10: 0321897064

ISBN-13: 9780321897060

Pub. Date: 09/10/2013

Publisher: Pearson

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Environment: The Science behind the Stories continues to revolutionize the environmental science course with integrated central case studies and real-life stories that provide you with a tangible and engaging framework for understanding science. The newly revised Fifth Edition offers a highly effective integration between text and media to emphasize scientific literacy and data analysis skills and encourages you to think critically about environmental issues.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321897060
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/10/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
792
Sales rank:
123,130
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

1. Science and Sustainability: An Introduction to Environmental Science

2. Earth’s Physical Systems: Matter, Energy, and Geology

3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology

4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology

5. Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology

6. Ethics, Economics, and Sustainable Development

7. Environmental Policy: Making Decisions and Solving Problems

II. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS

8. Human Population

9. Soil and Agriculture

10. Agriculture, Biotechnology, and the Future of Food

11. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

12. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas

13. The Urban Environment: Creating Sustainable Cities

14. Environmental Health and Toxicology

15. Freshwater Systems and Resources

16. Marine and Coastal Systems and Resources

17. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control

18. Global Climate Change

19. Fossil Fuels, Their Impacts, and Energy Conservation

20. Conventional Energy Alternatives

21. New Renewable Energy Alternatives

22. Managing Our Waste

23. Minerals and Mining

24. Sustainable Solutions

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