Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions / Edition 11

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions / Edition 11

by G. Tyler Miller Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534562698

ISBN-13: 9780534562694

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534562694
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
815

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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