Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications / Edition 4

Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications / Edition 4

by William P. Cunningham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007305089X

ISBN-13: 9780073050898

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

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 of essential

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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:
9780073050898
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
410

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding our Environment

Chapter 2: Principles of Ecology: Matter, Energy, and Life

Chapter 3: Populations, Communities, and Species Interaction

Chapter 4: Human Populations

Chapter 5: Biomes and Biodiversity

Chapter 6: Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves

Chapter 7: Food and Agriculture

Chapter 8: Environmental Health and Toxicology

Chapter 9: Air: Climate and Pollution

Chapter 10: Water: Resources and Pollution

Chapter 11: Environmental Geology and Earth Resources

Chapter 12: Energy

Chapter 13: Solid and Hazardous Waste

Chapter 14: Sustainability and Human Development

Chapter 15: Environmental Science and Policy

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