Principles of environmental science : inquiry & applications / William P. Cunningham, Mary Ann Cunningham.

By: Cunningham, William PContributor(s): Cunningham, Mary Ann [autor]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, 2013Edition: Seventh editionDescription: xxiv, 399, 4, 10, 2, 16 pages : illustrations (chiefly colours), colours maps ; 28 cmISBN: 9780073532516 ; 0073532517Subject(s): Environmental sciences -- Textbooks | Ciencias ambientalesDDC classification: 333.7 LOC classification: GE105 | .C865 2013
Partial contents:
Understanding our environment -- Environmental systems: matter and energy of life -- Evolution, species interactions, and biological communities -- Human populations -- Biomes and biodiversity -- Environmental conservation: forests, grasslands, parks, and nature preserves -- Food and agriculture -- Enviromental health and toxicology -- Climate -- Air pollution -- Water: resources and pollution -- Enviromental geology and earth resources -- Energy -- Solid and hazardous waste -- Economics and urbanization -- Enviromental policy and sustainability.
Abstract: Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.
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Understanding our environment -- Environmental systems: matter and energy of life -- Evolution, species interactions, and biological communities -- Human populations -- Biomes and biodiversity -- Environmental conservation: forests, grasslands, parks, and nature preserves -- Food and agriculture -- Enviromental health and toxicology -- Climate -- Air pollution -- Water: resources and pollution -- Enviromental geology and earth resources -- Energy -- Solid and hazardous waste -- Economics and urbanization -- Enviromental policy and sustainability.

Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.

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