ISBN-10:
1284091708
ISBN-13:
9781284091700
Pub. Date:
12/15/2017
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions / Edition 6

Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9781284091700
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/15/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Boston University


Pellissippi State Community College

Table of Contents


Section1 The Environment and People
Chapter1 Environmental Science: An Overview
Chapter2 Human Population Growth
Section2 The Environment and History of Life on Planet Earth
Chapter3 The Ever Changing Earth: The Biosphere and Biogeochemical Cycles
Chapter4 The Distribution of Life on Earth
Chapter5 The Dynamic Earth and Natural Hazards
Section3 Resource Use and Management
Chapter6 People and Natural Resources
Chapter7 Fundamentals of Energy, Fossil Fuels, and Nuclear Energy
Chapter8 Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources
Chapter9 Water Resources
Chapter10 Mineral Resources
Chapter11 Conserving Biological Resources
Chapter12 Land Resources and Management
Chapter13 Food and Soil Resource
Section4 Dealing with Environmental Degradation
Chapter14 Principles of Pollution Control, Toxicology, and Risk
Chapter15 Water Pollution
Chapter16 Air Pollution: Local and Regional
Chapter17 Global Air Pollution: Destruction of the Ozone Layer and Global Climate Change
Chapter18 Municipal Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste
Section5 Social Solutions to Environmental Concerns (online only)
Chapter19 Environmental Economics (online only)
Chapter20 Historical and Cultural Aspects of Environmental Concerns (online only)

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