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Environment, 3rd Edition

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Title: Environment, 3rd Edition
Author: Linda R. Berg, Peter H. Raven
ISBN: 0030315719 / 9780030315718
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 720
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Year: 2001
Availability: In Stock
     
 
  • Contents

Preface
About the Authors

Part I : Humans in the Environment
Chapter 1 :
Our Changing Environment
Chapter 2 : Addressing Environment Problems, Part I
Chapter 3 : Addressing Environment Problems, Part II

Part II : The World We Live In
Chapter 4 :
Ecosystems and Energy
Chapter 5 : Ecosystems and Living Organisms
Chapter 6 : Ecosystems and the Physical Environment
Chapter 7 : Major Ecosystems of the World

Part III : Acrowded World
Chapter 8 :
Understanding Population Growth
Chapter 9 : Facing the Problems of Overpopulation

Part IV : The Search for Energy
Chapter 10 :
Fossil Fuels
Chapter 11 : Nuclear Energy
Chapter 12 : Renewable Energy and Conservation

Part V : Our Precious Resources
Chapter 13 :
Water : A Fragile Resource
Chapter 14 : Soils and Their Preservation
Chapter 15 : Minerals : A Nonrenewable Resource
Chapter 16 : Preserving Earth's Biological Diversity
Chapter 17 : Land Resources and Conservation
Chapter 18 : Food Resources : A Challenge for Agriculture

Part VI : Environmental Concerns
Chapter 19 :
Air Pollution
Chapter 20 : Global Atmospheric Changes
Chapter 21 : Water and Soil Pollution
Chapter 22 : The Pesticide Dilemma
Chapter 23 : Solid and Hazardous Wastes

Part VII : Tomorrow's World
Chapter 24 :
Tomorrow's World

Appendices
Appendix I : Review of Basic Chemistry
Appendix II : How to Make a Difference
Appendix III : Green Collar Professions
Appendix IV : Units of Measure : Some Useful Conversions
Appendix V : Graphing
Appendix VI : Abbreviations, Formulas, and Acronyms Used in this Text
Appendix VII : Solutions to Quantitative "Thinking About the Environment" Questions
Appendix VIII : World Population Data Shee Assignment
Glossary
Index

 
 
 
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