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Environmental Science: Fundamentals and Applications is an applied science textbook written for a high school audience. It provides practical instruction in the sciences that address principles related to the environment. Chapters include topics such as natural resource management, fish and wildlife management, aquaculture, soil science and forestry. It addresses basic principles of science as they relate to outdoor environments, providing numerous examples of applications of science to environmental problems. The textbook is illustrated with many colored photos, sketches, diagrams, and tables. Chapters include objectives, evaluation materials, suggested class activities, and key terms. In addition, Internet key words are provided throughout the text to guide in-depth Internet study.

About the Author

L. DeVere Burton received a Ph.D. in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University. He is an Adult Consultant to Nominating Committee, National FFA Organization, and was recognized by Who's Who In Science And Engineering; and Who's Who In America. Burton served as Past State President, IVATA and Past National President, NASAE, and has contributed to The Agricultural Education Magazine.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction to Environmental Science Chapter 1: Understanding Ecology Chapter 2: The Science Behind Environmental Science Chapter 3: Ecosystem Management Section 2: Ecosystems and Natural Resources Chapter 4: Air Chapter 5: Water Chapter 6: Soils Chapter 7: Forests Chapter 8: Grasslands and Wetlands Chapter 9: Wildlife Biology and Management Section 3: The Human Impact Chapter 10: Agriculture and Sustainability Chapter 11: Integrated Pest Management Chapter 12: Population Ecology Chapter 13: Waste Management Chapter 14: Fossil Fuels Chapter 15: Alternative Fuels Chapter 16: Toxic and Hazardous Substances Chapter 17: Careers in Environmental Science Appendix A: Environmental Conversion Factors Appendix B: Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418053543
Author:
Burton, L. Devere
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Burton, Devere
Author:
Burton, DeVere (DeVere Burton)
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
environmental science fundamentals and applications; environmental science; Burton; environment
Subject:
Horticulture
Subject:
environmental science fundamentals and applications
Subject:
Burton
Subject:
Environment.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Subject:
e
Subject:
nvironmental science
Copyright:
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
10.84x8.66x.84 in. 2.45 lbs.

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