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This text is a general interdisciplinary discussion of global environmental change oriented toward the non-specialist in science. Presented are both Earth Science and ecological concepts related to global change, as well as discussion of the human dimensions of change.
Table of Contents
|The Natural System||p. 9|
|Earth's Lithosphere: Geologic Time and Building Blocks||p. 11|
|Earth's Lithosphere: Plate Tectonics||p. 37|
|Earth's Atmosphere and Hydrosphere||p. 65|
|Earth's Ecosphere||p. 121|
|Biogeochemical Cycles of Carbon, Nutrients, and Oxygen||p. 155|
|Historical Framework of Global Environmental Change||p. 181|
|The Human Dimension||p. 207|
|World Population, Development, and Resource Consumption||p. 209|
|The Changing Earth Surface: Terrestrial Vegetation||p. 245|
|The Changing Earth Surface: Land and Water||p. 279|
|The Changing Atmosphere: Acid Deposition and Photochemical Smog||p. 313|
|The Changing Atmosphere: Global Climatic Change||p. 351|
|Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change||p. 419|
|Answers to Study Questions||p. 447|
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