Basics of Environmental Science (BOK)

Michael Allaby

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The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental issues is clearly explained. These include: * global warming * genetically modified foods * desertification * acid rain * deforestation * human population growth * depleting resources * nuclear power generation * descriptions of the 10 major biomes. Special student text features include illustrations and explanatory diagrams, boxed case studies, concepts and definitions.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter Michael Allaby
Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415211765
Antall sider 344 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 600 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Pollution & threats to the environment, Environmental science, engineering & technology