392 pages, 8pp col illus
Introduction to Environmental Physics aims to cover some of the more common and popular topics addressed in physics of the earth, physics of the environment, and environmental physics courses. It provides an essentially non-mathematical treatment suitable for a first year undergraduate level course. The principle topics covered are the physics of the built environment, the physics of human survival, energy for living, environmental health, revealing the planet, the sun and the atmosphere, the biosphere, the global climate, and climate change.
'...offers a good introduction to the wide range of issues with which environmental physics is concerned' - E.G. Youngs at European Journal of Soil Science
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