Understanding Environmental Pollution: A Primer / Edition 2

Understanding Environmental Pollution: A Primer / Edition 2

by Marquita K. Hill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521820243

ISBN-13: 9780521820240

Pub. Date: 06/30/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Introducing pollution issues to students and others with little scientific background, this new edition of a well-received textbook has been completely revised and updated. Starting with the definition of pollution and how pollutants behave, it progresses to covering air and water pollution basics, pollution and global change, solid waste, and pollution in the home.

Overview

Introducing pollution issues to students and others with little scientific background, this new edition of a well-received textbook has been completely revised and updated. Starting with the definition of pollution and how pollutants behave, it progresses to covering air and water pollution basics, pollution and global change, solid waste, and pollution in the home. First Edition Hb (1997): 0-521-56210-4 First Edition Pb (1997): 0-521-56680-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820240
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding pollution; 2. Reducing pollution; 3. Chemical toxicity; 4. Chemical exposures and risk assessment; 5. Ambient air pollution; 6. Acid deposition; 7. Global climate change; 8. Stratispheric ozone depletion; 9. Water pollution; 10. Drinking water; 11. Solid waste; 12. Hazardous waste; 13. Energy; 14. Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic; 15. Metals; 16. Pesticides; 17. Pollution at home; 18. Zero waste, zero emissions; Index.

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