Environmental Science: Working with the Earth, 11th Edition / Edition 11by G. Tyler Miller
Pub. Date: 09/22/2005
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 11th Edition, boasts an unparalleled coverage of sustainability, basic science, and bias-free comparisons, within a flexible chapter organization and supported by the strongest media tools and illustration program available. New media to this edition includes: "How Would You Vote?" found at http://biology.brookscole.com/miller11.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 11th Edition, boasts an unparalleled coverage of sustainability, basic science, and bias-free comparisons, within a flexible chapter organization and supported by the strongest media tools and illustration program available. New media to this edition includes: "How Would You Vote?" found at http://biology.brookscole.com/miller11. This is an application of 68 provocative environmental issues covered in the text. Students investigate the issues in a structured manner, and then cast their votes on the Web where the results are tallied; Environmental ScienceNow, a learning tool that helps students assess their study needs through pretests, post-test, personalized learning plans and "How Do I Prepare," which aides students in basic math, chemistry and graphing review; and InfoTrac College Edition, a library of full text articles; PowerLecture for Miller's Environmental Science, 11th Edition. This one-stop PowerPoint Tool contains robust, preloaded PowerPoint lecture images organized by every chapter. PowerLecture contains: animations that bring key topics and concepts to life; a slide-sorting view for each chapter that lets you select, copy and paste slides into your PowerPoint lecture; the ability to select a piece of a figure and enlarge it; labels in text boxes that you can edit, remove, or present one label at a time; quick access to animations and videos--if a PowerPoint slide contains a green button, just click on it to show a related animation; Instructor's Manual and associated chapter outlines; and Test Bank--a complete electronic file of test items.
Table of Contents
HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability. ECOLOGY AND SUSTINABILITY. 2. Science, Matter, and Energy. 3. Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?. 4. Evolution and Biodiversity. 5. Climate and Biodiversity. 6. Community Ecology, Population Ecology, and Sustainability. 7. Applying Population Ecology: The Human Population. SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY. 8. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach. 9. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach. SUSTAINING RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. 10. Food, Soil Conservation, and Pest Management. 11. Water and Water Pollution. 12. Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals. 13. Energy. 14. Risk, Human Health, and Toxicology. 15. Air Pollution. 16. Climate Change and Ozone Loss. 17. Solid and Hazardous Waste. SUSTAINING HUMAN SOCIETIES. 18. Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews. Science Supplements. Glossary. Index.
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