Principles of Environmental Science / Edition 5

Principles of Environmental Science / Edition 5

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by William P. Cunningham, Mary Ann Cunningham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0077270649

ISBN-13: 9780077270643

Pub. Date: 09/17/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 15 chapters—perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view

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Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 15 chapters—perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077270643
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/17/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Our Environment2 Environmental Systems: Connections, Cycles, Flows, and Feedback Loops3 Evolution, Species Interactions, and Biological Communities4 Human Populations5 Biomes and Biodiversity6 Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves7 Food and Agriculture8 Environmental Health and Toxicology9 Air: Climate and Pollution10 Water: Resources and Pollution11 Environmental Geology and Earth Resources12 Energy13 Solid and Hazardous Waste14 Economics and Urbanization15 Environmental Policy and Sustainability

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