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Environmental Science

Environmental Science - 13th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495560166

Cover of Environmental Science 13TH 10 (ISBN 978-0495560166)
ISBN13: 978-0495560166
ISBN10: 0495560162
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 13TH 10
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
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Environmental Science - 13TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495560166

G. Tyler Miller

ISBN13: 978-0495560166
ISBN10: 0495560162
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 13TH 10
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE inspires and equips students to make a difference for the world. Featuring sustainability as their central theme, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals.

Table of 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. Evolution and Biodiversity.
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.
1. Measurement Units, Precision, and Accuracy.
2. Reading Graphs and Maps.
3. Maps and Data: Economics, Population, Hunger, Health, and Waste Production.
4. Maps: Biodiversity, Ecological Footprints, and Environmental Performance.
5. Overview of U.S. Environmental History.
6. Some Basic Chemistry.
7. Classifying and Naming Species.
8. Weather Basics, El Niño, Tornadoes, and Tropical Cyclones.
9. Maps and Data: Energy and Climate.
Glossary.
Index.

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