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9780763709181

Environmental Science : Systems and Solutions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763709181

  • ISBN10:

    0763709182

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-02-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett
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Summary

This edition provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current environmental issues and problems.

Table of Contents

The Environment and Humansp. 1
Environmental Science: An Overviewp. 2
Human Population Growthp. 30
The Environment of Life on Planet Earthp. 56
The Biosphere: Populations, Communities, Ecosystems, and Biogeochemical Cyclesp. 58
The Distribution of Life on Earthp. 92
The Dynamic Earth and Natural Hazardsp. 112
Resource Use and Managementp. 140
Principles of Resource Managementp. 142
Fundamentals of Energy, Fossil Fuels, and Nuclear Energyp. 160
Renewable and Alternative Energy Sourcesp. 194
Water Resourcesp. 222
Mineral Resourcesp. 246
Conserving Biological Resourcesp. 260
Land Resources and Managementp. 282
Feeding The Worldp. 306
Dealing With Environmental Degradationp. 334
Principles of Pollution Control, Toxicology, and Riskp. 336
Water Pollutionp. 362
Air Pollution: Local and Regionp. 386
Global Air Pollution: Destruction of the Ozone Layer and Global Climate Changep. 410
Municipal Solid Waste and Hazardous Wastep. 442
Environmental Issues: Social Aspects and Solutionsp. 474
Environmental Economicsp. 476
Historical and Cultural Aspects of Environmental Concernsp. 498
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