9780072304954

Environmental Science : The Study of Interrelationships

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    9780072304954

  • ISBN10:

    0072304952

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/1998
  • Publisher: MCG
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Table of Contents

PART ONE Interrelatedness 2(32)
Environmental Interrelationships
4(12)
Environmental Ethics
16(18)
PART TWO Ecological Principles and Their Application 34(88)
Interrelated Scientific Principles: Matter, Energy, and Environment
36(11)
Interactions: Environment and Organisms
47(21)
Kinds of Ecosystems and Communities
68(23)
Population Principles
91(14)
Human Population Issues
105(17)
PART THREE Energy 122(62)
Energy and Civilization: Patterns of Consumption
124(16)
Energy Sources
140(24)
Nuclear Energy: Benefits and Risks
164(20)
PART FOUR Human Influences on Ecosystems 184(122)
Human Impact on Resources and Ecosystems
186(30)
Land-Use Planning
216(14)
Soil and Its Uses
230(22)
Agricultural Methods and Pest Management
252(22)
Water Management
274(32)
PART FIVE Pollution and Policy 306(103)
Risk and Cost: Elements of Decision Making
308(23)
Air Pollution
331(26)
Solid Waste Management and Disposal
357(17)
Regulating Hazardous Materials
374(16)
Environmental Policy and Decision Making
390(19)
Appendix One: Critical Thinking 409(1)
Appendix Two: Metric Unit Conversion Tables 410(2)
Appendix Three: The Periodic Table of the Elements 412(1)
Appendix Four: What You Can Do to Make the World a Better Place In Which to Live 413(1)
Appendix Five: How to Write to Your Elected Officials 414(1)
Glossary 415(8)
Credits 423(2)
Index 425

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