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Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet

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Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, Eighth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the eighth edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field. New streamlined text clears away the "jargon" to bring the issues and the science to the forefront. The new design and updated image program highlights key points and makes the book easier to navigate.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Key Themes in Environmental Science.

Chapter 2 Science as a Way of Knowing: Critical Thinking about the Environment.

Chapter 3 The Big Picture: Systems of Change.

Chapter 4 The Human Population and The Environment.

Chapter 5 Ecosystems: Concepts and Fundamentals.

Chapter 6 The Biogeochemical Cycles.

Chapter 7 Dollars and Environmental Sense: Economics of Environmental Issues.

Chapter 8 Biological Diversity and Biological Invasions.

Chapter 9 Ecological Restoration.

Chapter 10 Environmental Heath, Pollution, and Toxicology.

Chapter 11 Agriculture, Aquaculture, and the Environemnt.

Chapter 12 Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness.

Chapter 13 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Endangered Species.

Chapter 14 Energy: Some Basics.

Chapter 15 Fossil Fuels and the Environment.

Chapter 16 Alternative Energy and the Environment.

Chapter 17 Nuclear Energy and the Environment.

Chapter 18 Water Supply, Use, and Management.

Chapter 19 Water Pollution and Treatment.

Chapter 20 The Atmosphere, Climate, and Global Warming.

Chapter 21 Air Pollution.

Chapter 22 Urban Environments.

Chapter 23 Materials Management.

Chapter 24 Our Environmental Future.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Notes.

Photo Credits.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470520338
Subtitle:
Earth as a Living Planet
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Keller, Edward A.
Author:
Botkin, Daniel B.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20101221
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
277 x 223 x 28 mm 51.04 oz

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