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Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact By Andrew R.W. Jackson

Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact by Andrew R.W. Jackson

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The second edition of this text has been fuly updated with an increased emphasis on example and case study material. It explores the natural environment in the absence of human activity, and reviews the environmental consequences of the exploitation of natural resources.

Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact Summary

Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact by Andrew R.W. Jackson

Updated edition of this comprehensive introduction to environmental science, with European and international case studies and examples.
The second edition of this popular text has been fully updated and the authors have increased the emphasis on examples and case study material. The text continues to provide a clear and authoritative introduction to the fundamental concepts and vocabulary necessary to explore complex environmental issues and phenomena.

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'. . . the most successful introduction to the environmental sciences that I have yet seen' New Scientist review of first edition

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
I. THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
1. The Nature and Organisation of Matter
2. Energy Flow, Equilibrium and Change
3. The Earth's Surface
4. The Atmosphere
5. Bioelement Cycling
6. The Cellular Basis of Life
7. Population Dynamics
8. Biological Communities
9. Ecosystems and Biomes
II. HUMAN IMPACT ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: NATURAL RESOURCES
10. Biological Resources
11. Land Utilisation: A Focus on Agriculture and Forestry
12. The Major Extractive Industries
13. Energy Production
14. Water Pollution
15. Atmospheric Pollution
16. Waste Management
Glossary
Appendices
Index

Additional information

GOR002294896
9780582414457
0582414458
Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact by Andrew R.W. Jackson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2000-04-13
444
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