Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 1

Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 1

by Linda R. Berg, Mary Catherine Hager
     
 

VISUALIZING THW WORLD AROUND YOU

Called"vivid" and "captivating" by students, Wiley's Visualizing Environmental Science immerses students in the world of environmental science, instilling a real passion for the field. Clear concise text is wrapped around various types of visuals, including National Geographic photography, maps and hundreds of well-designed

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VISUALIZING THW WORLD AROUND YOU

Called"vivid" and "captivating" by students, Wiley's Visualizing Environmental Science immerses students in the world of environmental science, instilling a real passion for the field. Clear concise text is wrapped around various types of visuals, including National Geographic photography, maps and hundreds of well-designed illustrations, diagrams, and charts.

Throughout Visualizing Environmental Science, the authors combine text and visuals to illustrate basic concepts of ecology, geography, chemistry, economics, ethics, policy, and other disciplines. This effective visual approach is ideal for environmental science students, as it can:

  • Energize classroom dialogue
  • Inspire environmental awareness
  • Drive group activities
  • Relate scientific content to real world issues
  • Improve student performance
  • Emphasize a global perspective

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470304808
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
VISUALIZING SERIES, #61
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.54(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Environmental Challenges We Face 2

2 Sustainability and Human Values 26
 
3 Environmental History, Politics, and Economics 48

4 Risk Analysis and Environmental Health Hazards 72

5 How Ecosystems Work 96

6 Ecosystems and Evolution 126

7 Human Population Change and the Environment 158

8 Air and Air Pollution 190

9 Global Atmospheric Changes 216

10 Freshwater Resources and Water Pollution 242

11 The Ocean and Fisheries 272

12 Mineral and Soil Resources 296

13 Land Resources 320

14 Agriculture and Food Resources 348
 
15 Biodiversity and Conservation 372

16 Solid and Hazardous Waste 396

17 Nonrenewable Energy Resources 418

18 Renewable Energy Resources 442

Graphing Appendix 466

Glossary 475

Index 480

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