Environmental Science / Edition 2

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The entire history of the Earth has been one of change. Humans must learn to understand and adapt to these changes. This book identifies vital environmental issues and explores why they are important, how we place value on them, what the scientific basis for understanding them is, and how we might solve them. Environmental cases highlight important applications.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471199694
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/8/1998
  • Edition description: CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 2
  • Product dimensions: 6.93 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
Thinking Critically About the Environment.
Systems and Change.
The Human Population as an Environmental Problem.
Biological Diversity and Biogeography.
Biological Productivity and Energy Flow.
World Food Supply.
Landscapes and Seascapes.
Fossil Fuels and the Environment.
Nuclear Energy and the Environment.
Water Pollution and Treatment.
Air Pollution.
Indoor Air Pollution.
Ozone Depletion.
Urban Environments.
Waste Management.
Environmental Impact and Planning.
Integrating Values and Knowledge.
Photo Credits.
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