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Aquatic Pollution : An Introductory Text - 3rd edition

Aquatic Pollution : An Introductory Text (ISBN10: 0471348759; ISBN13: 9780471348757)
ISBN13: 978-0471348757
ISBN10: 0471348759

Summary: Aquatic pollution includes a number of severe environmental hazards such as heavy metals, sewage, pathogenic microorganisms, and oil found in both freshwater and marine environments. Recognizing, controlling, and mitigating aquatic pollution on a global scale is one of the most important and most difficult challenges facing society today. This comprehensive introductory text presents a systematic study of pollution in oceans, lakes, streams, and underground aquifer ...show mores. In a clear, straightforward style that is easily accessible to nonscientists, it describes the sources, features, and effects of thirteen different types of aquatic pollution. Fully updated to reflect current understanding and recent developments, this Third Edition of Aquatic Pollution covers every aspect of pollution associated with urban runoff, acid rain, sewage disposal, pesticides, oil spills, nutrient loading, and more. Case studies of major pollution sites such as Lake Erie, Three Mile Island, and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal help to illustrate points made in the general discussion. Important features of this new edition include:

  • Updated discussions of nonpoint source pollution, industrial pollution, thermal pollution, pathogens, metals, plastics, and more
  • New case studies of Chesapeake Bay and the Exxon Valdez
  • Beginning-of-chapter outlines
  • End-of-chapter study questions
  • New special section on units of measurement
  • Four chapters on the fundamentals of ecology and toxicology
Aquatic Pollution, Third Edition, is a first-rate teaching and learning tool for courses in environmental science, zoology, oceanography, biology, and civil or sanitary engineering. It is also an excellent primer for policymakers and activists focused on environmental issues. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 00
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 09/07/2000
International: No

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