Essentials of Environmental Science / Edition 1

Essentials of Environmental Science / Edition 1

by Andrew Friedland, Rick Relyea, David Courard-Hauri
     
 

ISBN-10: 1464100756

ISBN-13: 9781464100758

Pub. Date: 01/04/2012

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

At just 15 chapters, Essentials of Environmental Science is ideal for a one-semester course. It takes the same non-biased approach as its parent text, teaching students to think critically about data presented. In addition to being briefer, Essentials is even more accessible placing less emphasize on math calculations. The coverage of

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At just 15 chapters, Essentials of Environmental Science is ideal for a one-semester course. It takes the same non-biased approach as its parent text, teaching students to think critically about data presented. In addition to being briefer, Essentials is even more accessible placing less emphasize on math calculations. The coverage of ecology, agriculture, energy, and water has also been streamlined to provide a more focused treatment of the science concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781464100758
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
01/04/2012
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
50,134
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1     Introduction to Environmental Science Ch. 2     Matter, Energy, and Change Ch. 3     Ecosystem Ecology and Biomes Ch. 4     Evolution, Biodiversity, and Community Ecology Ch. 5     Human Population Growth Ch. 6     Geologic Processes, Soils, and Minerals Ch. 7     Land Resources and Agriculture Ch. 8     Nonrenewable and Renewable Energy Ch. 9     Water Resources and Water Pollution Ch. 10   Air Pollution Ch. 11   Solid Waste Generation and Disposal Ch. 12   Human Health Risk Ch. 13   Conservation of Biodiversity Ch. 14   Climate Alteration and Global Change Ch. 15   Environmental Economics, Equity, and Policy

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