Environmental Science: Living Within The System of Nature / Edition 3

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Utilizing a human-centered approach, this text bases its ideas for environmental science on ecological principles and extends coverage to the interactions between humankind and the environment.  It covers the basic principles of ecology, Homo Sapiens in the scheme of natural things, the impact of human activities on health and the environment, and problems and solutions.  For professionals in environmental science.

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Textbook for beginning students. Assumes no science background. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132827409
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/20/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 8.49 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 1.29 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Review and Development
To the Student
About the Authors
Pt. 1 Basic Principles of Ecology 1
1 The Framework of Ecology 2
2 Energy in Ecosystems 19
3 Material Cycles in Living Systems 41
4 Populations and Communities 61
5 Evolution and Ecology: The Emergence of the Ecosphere 86
Pt. 2 Homo sapiens in the Scheme of Natural Things 109
6 Energy in Human Affairs 110
7 Mineral and Water Resources 180
8 Population, Food, and Hunger 208
Pt. 3 The Impact of Human Activities on Health and the Environment 243
9 Air Pollutants and Their Sources 244
10 The Effects of Air Pollution 270
11 Control of Air Pollution 310
12 Water Pollution 337
13 Land Use and Land Misuse 381
14 Wildlife, Wilderness, and Other Biological Resources 410
15 Noise as an Air Pollutant 438
16 The Problem of Persistent Hazardous Materials in the Ecosphere 449
17 Waste Disposal in the Ecosphere 471
18 Cancer and the Environment 501
Pt. 4 Points of View 527
19 Human Institutions: Problems and Solutions 528
20 From Problems to Promise: An Assessment 552
Appendix: Think Metric 564
Credits 566
Index 571
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