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Our Changing Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change

Our Changing Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130651723

Cover of Our Changing Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change 3RD 03 (ISBN 978-0130651723)
ISBN13: 978-0130651723
ISBN10: 0130651729
Edition: 3RD 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
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Our Changing Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change - 3RD 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130651723

Fred T. Mackenzie

ISBN13: 978-0130651723
ISBN10: 0130651729
Edition: 3RD 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

Author Bio

Mackenzie, Fred T. : University of Hawaii

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURAL SYSTEM.
1. Earth's Lithosphere: Geologic Time and Building Blocks.
2. Earth's Lithosphere: Plate Tectonics.
3. The Fluid Earth: Atmosphere.
4. The Fluid Earth: Hydrosphere.
5. Earth's Ecosphere.
6. Biogeochemical Cycles of Carbon, Nutrients, and Oxygen.
7. Historical Framework of Global Environmental Change.

II. THE HUMAN DIMENSION.
8. World Population, Development, and Resource Consumption.
9. The Changing Earth Surface: Terrestrial Vegetation.
10. The Changing Earth Surface: Land and Water.
11. The Changing Atmosphere: Acid Deposition and Photochemical Smog.
12. The Changing Atmosphere: Pleistocene and Holocene Environmental Change.
13. The Changing Atmosphere: Global Warming and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion.
14. Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change.
Appendix A. Minerals.
Answers to Study Questions.
Glossary.
References.
Index.


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