The Resource Environmental science : systems and solutions, Michael L. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch

Environmental science : systems and solutions, Michael L. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch

Label
Environmental science : systems and solutions
Title
Environmental science
Title remainder
systems and solutions
Statement of responsibility
Michael L. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
363.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE105
LC item number
.M39 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Environmental science : systems and solutions, Michael L. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch
Publication
Note
Originally published: Minneapolis/St. Paul : West Pub., c1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction to environmental science -- Ch. 2. The physical environment -- Ch. 3. The Biosphere -- Ch. 4. Environment: An integrated system of four spheres -- Ch. 5. Demography -- Ch. 6. Principles of resource management -- Ch. 7. Fundamentals of energy, fossil fuels, and hydroelectric power -- Ch. 8. Nuclear energy -- Ch. 9. Alternative energy sources and energy conservation -- Ch. 10. Mineral resources -- Ch. 11. Water resources -- Ch. 12. Conserving biological resources -- Ch. 13. Feeding the world -- Ch. 14. Principles of pollution control -- Ch. 15. Toxicology, pesticides, and risk -- Ch. 16. Water pollution -- Ch. 17. Air pollution: Local and regional -- Ch. 18. Global air pollution: Destruction of the ozone layer and global warming -- Ch. 19. Municipal solid waste and hazardous waste -- Ch. 20. Environmental economics -- Ch. 21. Environmental ethics -- Ch. 22. Historical, social, and legal aspects of the current environmental crisis
  • Epilogue: Environmental Literacy -- App. A. Common Measures of Energy and Power -- App. B. English/Metric Conversion Table -- App. C. Selected Major Pieces of U.S. Environmental Legislation -- App. D. Selected Pieces of International Environmental Legislation -- App. E. Selected Environmental Organizations -- App. F. Answers to Odd-Numbered Study Questions
Control code
97040642
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Web enhanced ed
Extent
1 v. (various pagings)
Isbn
9780763706135
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97040642
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
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