9780534506162

Environmental Science Working with the Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534506162

  • ISBN10:

    053450616X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-05-15
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

Humans and Sustainability
Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability
Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews
Scientific Principles and Concepts
Science, Systems, Matter, and Energy
Ecosystems: Components, Energy Flow, and Matter Cycling
Evolution and Biodiversity: Origin, Niches, and Adaptation
Climate, Terrestrial Biodiversity, and Aquatic Biodiversity
Community Ecology: Structure, Species Interactions, Succession, and Sustainability
Population Dynamics, Carrying Capacity, and Conservation Biology
Geology: Processes, Minerals, Hazards, and Soils
Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
Population, Resources, and Sustainability
The Human Population: Growth and Distribution
Air and Air Pollution
Climate Change and Ozone Loss
Water Resources and Water Pollution
Solid and Hazardous Waste
Sustaining Biodiversity
Food Resources
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Energy Resources
Nonrenewable Energy Resources
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Appendixes
Glossary
Index
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