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Principles of Environmental Science,9780073383248

Principles of Environmental Science

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780073383248

ISBN10:
0073383244
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/5/2010
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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This textbook came in good condition and even though it was an older edition was very useful in my science class. It had all the necessary information that the newer edition had. Was so happy to have bought it at such a low price too.






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Summary

Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 15 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course.

True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.

Principles of Environmental Science covers many environmental issues and problems that have been a part of the ES community for some time, as well as some issues that are newly developing.

It takes a very global look at things and then brings it all together by helping the reader to truly understand the connection the reader has to this global environment.

Table of Contents

Understanding Our Environment
Environmental Systems: Connections, Cycles, Flows, and Feedback Loops
Evolution, Species Interactions, and Biological Communities
Human Populations
Biomes and Biodiversity
Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves
Food and Agriculture
Environmental Health and Toxicology
Air: Climate and Pollution
Water: Resources and Pollution
Environmental Geology and Earth Resources
Energy
Solid and Hazardous Waste
Economics and Urbanization
Environmental Policy and Sustainability
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