Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories with MasteringEnvironmentalScience / Edition 4

Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories with MasteringEnvironmentalScience / Edition 4

by Jay H Withgott, Matthew Laposata
     
 

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Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories, Fourth Edition engages students with integrated central case studies that provide students with a tangible framework for understanding science in a brief 18-chapter text. Jay Withgott and new co-author Matt Laposata present the latest coverage of environmental science and introduce new FAQ sections to address common student misconceptions. With over 50 new MasteringEnvironmentalScience™ activities written by the authors, your students will arrive better prepared for class.

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ISBN-13:
9780321752543
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
09/30/2011
Series:
MasteringEnvironmentalSciences Series
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
790,320
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

1. Science and Sustainability:An Introduction to Environmental Science

2. Environmental Systems: Chemistry, Energy, and Ecosystems

3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology

4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology

5. Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy

II. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS

6. Human Population

7. Soil, Agriculture, and the Future of Food

8. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

9. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas

10. Environmental Health and Toxicology

11. Geology, Minerals, and Mining

12. Fresh Water, Oceans, and Coasts

13. Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution

14. Global Climate Change

15. Nonrenewable Energy Sources, Their Impacts, and Energy Conservation

16. Renewable Energy Alternatives

17. Managing Our Waste

18. The Urban Environment: Creating Sustainable Cities.

Epilogue: Sustainable Solutions

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