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Living in the Environment,9780534562687

Living in the Environment

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9780534562687

ISBN10:
053456268X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/9/1999
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

PART I ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES 1(78)
Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability
2(36)
Critical Thinking: Science, Models, and Systems
38(18)
Matter and Energy Resources
56(23)
PART II ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES 79(172)
Ecology, Ecosystems, and Food Webs
80(28)
Nutrient Cycles and Soils
108(24)
Evolution and Biodiversity: Origins, Niches, and Adaptation
132(24)
Geographical Ecology, Climate, and Biomes
156(30)
Aquatic Ecology
186(20)
Community Processes: Species Interactions and Succession
206(28)
Population Dynamics, Carrying Capacity, and Conservation Biology
234(17)
PART III HUMAN POPULATION, RESOURCES, AND SUSTAINABILITY 251(184)
Human Population: Growth, Demography, and Carrying Capacity
252(26)
Food Resources
278(32)
Water
310(28)
Minerals and Soil Resources
338(28)
Nonrenewable Energy Resources
366(30)
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources
396(39)
PART IV ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND POLLUTION 435(174)
Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
436(34)
Air Pollution
470(28)
Global Warming and Ozone Loss
498(34)
Water Pollution
532(28)
Protecting Food Resources: Pesticides and Pest Control
560(18)
Solid and Hazardous Waste
578(31)
PART V LAND USE, BIODIVERSITY, AND CONSERVATION 609(140)
Sustaining Ecosystems: Land Use, Conservation, and Management
610(32)
Sustaining Ecosystems: Deforestation, Biodiversity, and Forest Management
642(38)
Sustaining Wild Species
680(40)
Sustainable Cities: Urban Land Use and Management
720(29)
PART VI ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY 749(65)
Economics and Environment
750(26)
Politics and Environment
776(22)
Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability
798(16)
Epilogue 814
Appendices 1(17)
Further Readings 18
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1


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