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Environmental Geology, ninth edition, presents the student with a broad overview of environmental geology. The text looks both at how the earth developed into its present condition and where matters seem to be moving for the future. It is hoped that this knowledge will provide the student with a useful foundation for discussing and evaluating specific environmental issues, as well as for developing ideas about how the problems should be solved.
Table of Contents
|An Overview of Our Planetary Environment|
|Rocks and Minerals-A First Look|
|Streams and Flooding|
|Coastal Zones and Processes|
|Ice and Glaciers, Wind and Deserts|
|Climate-Past, Present, and Future|
|Water as a Resource|
|Soil as a Resource|
|Mineral and Rock Resources|
|Energy Resources-Fossil Fuels|
|Energy Resources-Alternative Sources|
|Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health|
|Other Related Topics|
|Environmental Law and Policy|
|Land-Use Planning and Engineering Geology|
|Geologic Time, Geologic Process Rates|
|Introduction to Topographic and Geologic Maps and Remotely Sensed Imagery|
|Mineral and Rock Identification|
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