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Understanding environmental pollution

Author: Marquita K Hill
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to local and global pollution issues, for undergraduate students.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marquita K Hill
ISBN: 0521562104 9780521562102 9780521566803 0521566800
OCLC Number: 911310324
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 316 p. : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Understanding pollution; 2. The waste management hierarchy; 3. An introduction to toxicology; 4. Environmental risk assessment; 5. Air pollution; 6. Air pollution and global change; 7. Water pollution; 8. Solid waste; 9. Metals; 10. Pesticides; 11. Environmental estrogens; 12. Energy production and use; 13. Pollution at home.
Responsibility: Marquita K. Hill.

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