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Human impact on the earth

Author: William B Meyer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a level accessible to the educated lay reader, this balanced and non-polemical book describes the changes human activities have produced in the global environment from 300 years ago to the present  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Meyer
ISBN: 052136356X 9780521363563 0521558476 9780521558471
OCLC Number: 490188527
Description: 253 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. The Earth transformed by human action; 2. Changes in population and society; 3. The land; 4. Biota; 5. Water; 6. Chemical flows; 7. Oceans, atmosphere, climate; 8. Three centuries that shook the Earth; References; Index.
Responsibility: William B. Meyer.

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