Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet

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Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, Ninth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book and gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the 9th edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field.
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Overview

Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, Ninth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book and gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the 9th edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field.
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An introductory textbook that presents the most important concepts in the study of the environment from an analytical and interdisciplinary perspective, and encourages students to formulate their own thoughts about environmental problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118427323
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 511,271
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel B. Botkin, University of California, Santa Barbara
Edward A. Keller, University of California - Santa Barbara
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Table of Contents

Ch1. Key Themes in Environmental Science

Ch2. Science as a Way of Knowing: Critical Thinking about the Environment

Ch3. Dollars and Environmental Sense: Economics of Environmental Issues

Ch4. The Big Picture: Systems of Change

Ch5. The Human Population and the Environment

Ch6. Ecosystems: Concepts and Fundamentals

Ch7. The Biogeochemical Cycles

Ch8. Environmental Health, Pollution, and Toxicology

Ch9. Biological Diversity and Biological Invasions

Ch10. Ecological Restoration

Ch11. Agriculture, Aquaculture, and the Environment

Ch12. Landscapes: Forest, Parks, and Wilderness

Ch13. Wildlife, Fisheries, and Endangered Species

Ch14. Energy: Some Basics

Ch15. Fossil fuels and the Environment

Ch16. Alternative Energy and the Environment

Ch17. Nuclear Energy and the Environment

Ch18. Water Supply, Use, and Management

Ch19. Water Pollution and Treatment

Ch20. The Atmosphere and Climate Change

Ch21. Air Pollution

Ch22. Urban Environments

Ch23. Materials Management

Ch24. Our Environmental Future

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