Dictionary of environmental science and technology / Andrew Porteous

By: Porteous, AndrewMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: Chichester, West Sussex, England : New York ; Wiley, 2008Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xxvii, 797 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 9780470061947 (cloth); 9780470061954 (paper)Subject(s): Environmental sciences -- Dictionaries | Sanitary engineering -- Dictionaries | Environmental protection -- Diccionarios | Green technology -- Diccionarios | Ciencias ambientales -- Diccionarios | Ingeniería sanitaria -- Diccionarios | Protección del medio ambiente -- Diccionarios | Tecnología verde -- DiccionariosDDC classification: R 628.03 Online resources: Table of contents only
Partial contents:
The dictionary -- Appendix I: Pollution and the environment-organizations -- Appendix II: The periodic table; Table of chemical elements -- Appendix III: Table of prefixes for SI units -- Appendix IV: Conversion table for SI and British units.
Abstract: This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major update with 30% new material, additional illustrations and a greatly expanded list of relevant web resources.
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Includes appendix (pages 779-797).

Includes bibliographical references.

The dictionary -- Appendix I: Pollution and the environment-organizations -- Appendix II: The periodic table; Table of chemical elements -- Appendix III: Table of prefixes for SI units -- Appendix IV: Conversion table for SI and British units.

This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major update with 30% new material, additional illustrations and a greatly expanded list of relevant web resources.

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