Environmental Science: The Study of Interrelationships / Edition 5

Environmental Science: The Study of Interrelationships / Edition 5

by Eldon D. Enger, Bradley F. Smith, Rodney Smith, J. Richard Kormelink

ISBN-10: 069715906X

ISBN-13: 9780697159069

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Interrelatedness2
ch. 1Environmental Interrelationships4
ch. 2Environmental Ethics17
Pt. 2Ecological Principles and Their Application34
ch. 3Interrelated Scientific Principles: Matter, Energy, and Environment36
ch. 4Interactions: Environment and Organisms49
ch. 5Kinds of Ecosystems and Communities70
ch. 6Population Principles94
ch. 7Human Population Issues109
Pt. 3Energy126
ch. 8Energy and Civilization: Patterns of Consumption128
ch. 9Energy Sources143
ch. 10Nuclear Energy: Benefits and Risks168
Pt. 4Human Influences on Ecosystems186
ch. 11Human Impact on Resources and Ecosystems188
ch. 12Land-Use Planning224
ch. 13Soil and Its Uses241
ch. 14Agricultural Methods and Pest Management260
ch. 15Water Management284
Pt. 5Pollution and Policy324
ch. 16Risk and Cost: Elements of Decision Making326
ch. 17Air Pollution348
ch. 18Solid Waste Management and Disposal371
ch. 19Regulating Hazardous Materials386
ch. 20Environmental Policy and Decision Making404
App. 1Is an Environmental Career in Your Future?425
App. 2Environmental Work, Study, and Travel Opportunities427
App. 3Environmental Organizations431
App. 4United States Government Agencies435
App. 5Metric Unit Conversion Tables436
App. 6What You Can Do to Make the World A Better Place in Which to Live438

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