Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions / Edition 13

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions / Edition 13

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by G. Tyler Miller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534397980

ISBN-13: 9780534397982

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Miller's LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT is the book that defined the Environmental Science course. This significantly revised Twelfth edition incorporates the most talked-about and notable developments today, reflecting major shifts in environmental education and environmental policy.

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Miller's LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT is the book that defined the Environmental Science course. This significantly revised Twelfth edition incorporates the most talked-about and notable developments today, reflecting major shifts in environmental education and environmental policy.

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ISBN-13:
9780534397982
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability. PART II: SCIENCE, ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES, AND SUSTAINABILITY. 2. Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems. 3. Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work? 4. Biodiversity and Evolution. 5. Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control. 6. The Human Population and Its Impact. 7. Climate and Biodiversity. 8. Aquatic Biodiversity. PART III: SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY. 9. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach. 10. Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach. 11. Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity. PART IV: SUSTAINING NATURAL RESOURCES. 12. Food, Soil, and Pest Management. 13. Water Resources. 14. Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals. 15. Nonrenewable Energy. 16. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. PART V: SUSTAINING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. 17. Environmental Hazards and Human Health. 18. Air Pollution. 19. Climate Disruption and Ozone Depletion. 20. Water Pollution. 21. Solid and Hazardous Waste. 22. Sustainable Cities. PART VI: SUSTAINING HUMAN SOCIETIES. 23. Economics, Environment, and Sustainability. 24. Politics, Environment, and Sustainability. 25. Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability. SUPPLEMENTS. 1. Measurement Units. 2. Reading Graphs and Maps. 3. U.S. Environmental History. 4. Some Basic Chemistry. 5. Classifying and Naming Species. 6. Components and Interactions in Major Biomes. 7. Weather Basics, El Nino, Tornadoes, and Tropical Cyclones. 8. Maps. 9. Environmental Data and Data Analysis.

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Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions 1.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Apprentice More than 1 year ago
This book is full of typos - the editing is extremely poor. Which then makes me wonder how the lack of attention to detail affects other areas such as research and balance. The questions at the end of the chapters often do not have answers in the book, even through inference - if you're using the internet to get answers anyway, why do you need the book??!! The teacher says this is "the" book used for AP Environmental - perhaps that is why they get away with charging $144 for something so poorly put together for the price. I highly recommend sharing the book among two or three students, since most of what we use it for is the assigned questions at the end of the chapter, not the content