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A dictionary of environment and conservation

Author: Chris C Park
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This dictionary contains over 8,000 entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. Coverage is uniquely inter-disciplinary. As well as scientific aspects, it also covers social dimensions such as international treaties, movements, trusts, and organisations. Wide-ranging and international in scope, this is an essential work of reference for professionals, students, and the general reader with an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris C Park
ISBN: 9780198609957 0198609957
OCLC Number: 994733446
Description: 522 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A dictionary of environment and conservation --
Appendices --
Appendix 1 : Sources of online data on the environment --
Appendix 2 : International environmental treaties --
Appendix 3 : The Beaufort scale of wind strength --
Appendix 4 : The Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale --
Appendix 5 : The Fujita scale of tornado intensity --
Appendix 6 : Torino asteroid and comet impact hazards scale --
Appendix 7 : Richter earthquake magnitude and modified Mercalli earthquake intensity scales --
Appendix 8 : The geological time-scale --
Appendix 9 : Chemical elements --
Appendix 10 : SI units and conversions.
Responsibility: Chris Park.
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"This dictionary contains over 8,000 entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. Coverage is uniquely inter-disciplinary. As well as scientific aspects, it also covers social dimensions such as international treaties, movements, trusts, and organisations. Wide-ranging and international in scope, this is an essential work of reference for professionals, students, and the general reader with an interest in the environment."--Jacket.

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