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Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 1
     

Visualizing Environmental Science / Edition 1

by Linda R. Berg, Mary Catherine Hager
 

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ISBN-10: 0470304804

ISBN-13: 9780470304808

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

Berg's Visualizing Environmental Science engages readers through its visual, balanced approach, leaving them with a better understanding of the fundamentals of Environmental Science and the current events they apply to. Visualizing Environmental Science 4th Edition includes key

Overview

This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

Berg's Visualizing Environmental Science engages readers through its visual, balanced approach, leaving them with a better understanding of the fundamentals of Environmental Science and the current events they apply to. Visualizing Environmental Science 4th Edition includes key content updates and an enriched emphasis on data analysis and graphing. The Fourth Edition also includes the development of a new Graphing Activity, allowing instructors to demonstrate the use of graphs in class and assign data analysis projects and questions outside of class. Also included is coverage on key developments since the publication of the 3rd edition, specifically the BP Oil Spill, Haiti, Fukishima Earthquake, Superstorm Sandy and other hot topics.

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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