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Main Title Environmental science : earth as a living planet /
Author Botkin, Daniel B.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Keller, Edward A.,
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 659233571
ISBN 9780470520338 (hardback); 0470520337 (hardback); 9780470917817 (binder); 0470917814 (binder)
Subjects Environmental sciences ; Human ecology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  GE105.B68 2011 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 02/27/2012
Edition 8th ed.
Collation xxiv, 567, [63] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, Eighth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the eighth edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field. New streamlined text clears away the "jargon" to bring the issues and the science to the forefront. The new design and updated image program highlights key points and makes the book easier to navigate"-- Key themes in environmental sciences -- Science as a way of knowing : critical thinking about the environment -- The big picture : systems of change -- The human population and the environment -- Ecosystems : concepts and fundamentals -- The biogeochemical cycles -- Dollars and environmental sense : economics of environmental issues -- Biological diversity and biological invasions -- Ecological restoration -- Environmental health, pollution, and toxicology -- Agriculture, aquaculture, and the environment -- Landscapes : forests, parks and wilderness -- Wildlife, fisheries, and endangered species -- Energy : some basics -- Fossil fuels and the environment -- Alternative energy and the environment -- Nuclear energy and the environment -- Water supply, use and management -- Water pollution and treatment -- The atmosphere, climate, and global warming -- Air pollution -- Urban environments -- Materials management -- Our environmental future.
Place Published Hoboken, NJ
PUB Date Free Form c2011
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2010039916
OCLC Time Stamp 20120222101152
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02899cam 22004214a 45020