9780816044658

Ecosystem

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816044658

  • ISBN10:

    0816044651

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-12-01
  • Publisher: Facts on File
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Summary

Each volume of the Ecosystem set offers a complete, understanding of how each biome relates to global ecology. Packed with lush, full-color photographs, the books combine the "hard sciences, " such as biology and chemistry, with history, economics, and environmental studies.

Ecosystems are presented in their entirety with details on their history, biology, wildlife, beauty, problems, and influence on culture. This interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the complex, interrelated nature of each biome, giving readers the most integrated portrayal of the natural world available. Coverage offers a basic introduction to ecological concepts and demonstrates how these concepts affect the relationship between humans and their environment.

The Ecosystem set provides a lively and detailed exploration for high school students, undergraduates, and general readers.

Excerpts

The Ecosystem set is the only source that offers a complete understanding of global ecology. Packed with lush, full-color photographs, each volume combines the hard sciences, such as biology and chemistry, with history, economics, and environmental studies.
Ecosystems are presented in their entirety with details on their history, biology, wildlife, beauty, problems, and influence on culture. This interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the complex, interrelated nature of each biome-giving readers the most integrated portrayal of the natural world available!
The Complex Relationship Between Humanity and the Environment
Each volume spans Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, and the Americas to present a particular ecosystem. Coverage includes a basic introduction to ecological concepts and demonstrates how these concepts influence the complex relationship between humans and their environment. Frequent cross-references allow readers to truly experience the human, biological, chemical, and physical interactions that occur in nature.
The Ecosystem set offers a lively and detailed exploration for high school students, undergraduates, and general readers.

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