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Environmental science

Author: G Tyler Miller; Scott E Spoolman
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] : Brooks/Cole, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 14th ed., [international ed.]View all editions and formats
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Emphasizes natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and importance of individuals. This title helps you to learn how nature works, how you interact with it, and how people  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Tyler Miller; Scott E Spoolman
ISBN: 9781133104391 1133104398
OCLC Number: 778788746
Description: 1 online resource (459 Seiten : )
Contents: HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY: AN OVERVIEW.1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability. ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY.2. Science, Matter, and Energy. 3. Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work? 4. Biodiversity and Evolution. 5. Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control. 6. The Human Population and Urbanization. 7. Climate and Biodiversity. SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY.8. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach. 9. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach.SUSTAINING RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.10. Food, Soil, and Pest Management. 11. Water Resources and Water Pollution.12. Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals.13. Energy. 14. Environmental Hazards and Human Health.15. Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Ozone Depletion.16. Solid and Hazardous Waste. SUSTAINING HUMAN SOCIETIES.17. Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews. SUPPLEMENTS.Supplement 1: Measurement Units.Supplement 2: Reading Graphs and Maps.Supplement 3: Enviromental History of the United States.Supplement 4: Some Basic Chemistry.Supplement 5: Weather Basics: El Nino, Tornadoes, and Tropical Cyclones.Supplement 6: Maps.Supplement 7: Environmental Data and Data Analysis.Glossary.Index.
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