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Environmental Science By Barbara W. Murck

Environmental Science by Barbara W. Murck

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The only popular study guide available on environmental science This new Wiley Self-Teaching Guide introduces learners to all the basics of environmental science, from air pollution to the water cycle, covering both natural systems and human impacts on the environment.

Environmental Science Summary

Environmental Science: A Self-Teaching Guide by Barbara W. Murck

The only popular study guide available on environmental science This new Wiley Self-Teaching Guide introduces learners to all the basics of environmental science, from air pollution to the water cycle, covering both natural systems and human impacts on the environment. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Environmental Science walks students through this interdisciplinary topic with clarity and thoroughness. With 125 photographs and illustrations, this book is a unique and valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about-and in preserving-our green home.

About Barbara W. Murck

BARBARA MURCK, PHD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of Geography and the Environment Programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga in Ontario, Canada. She is the author of Environmental Geology, Dangerous Earth, Geology Today, and Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide, all from Wiley.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. A Note to the Reader. 1. Our Unique Planet. 2. The Interactive Earth. 3. The Hydrosphere and the Atmosphere. 4. The Biosphere: Life on Earth. 5. Earth's Major Ecosystems. 6. Habitat and Biodiversity. 7. People, Population, and Resources. 8. Living Resources I: Forests, Wildlife, and Fisheries. 9. Living Resources II: Soils and Agriculture. 10. Mineral Resources. 11. Energy Resources. 12. Water Resources. 13. Water Pollution and Soil Pollution. 14. Air Pollution. 15. Cities and Waste Management. 16. Global Change. Appendix 1: Units and Conversions. Appendix 2: Some Great Environmental Science Web Sites. Appendix 3: Soil Classifications. Index.

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GOR006090970
9780471269885
0471269883
Environmental Science: A Self-Teaching Guide by Barbara W. Murck
Used - Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2004-08-31
360
N/A
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