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Biological Environmental Science


Edited By: William Dashek

243 pages, Illus

Science Publishers

Paperback | Mar 2009 | #177334 | ISBN-13: 9781578085361
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This is an introductory textbook for undergraduate students who desire a one semester course or, alternatively, a 'springboard course' for advanced environmental offerings. This book features timely issues such as global warming, air, ground and water pollutions, population growth, species extinction and environmental policy. Unique features of the book inclusde the use of research data and literature, copious illustrations and appendices for the scientific method.


What is Ecology?i? Environmental Science: Introduction to Environmental Science and its Relationship to Ecologyi? Global Warming: Effects of CO2 and Global Climate Change on Biological Organismsi? Energy: Types of Energy; Non-Renewable Energyi? Air Pollutioni? Metals and Volatile Organics Pollutions: Toxic Metals and their Sourcesi? Pesticide Pollution: Distribution of Pesticides; Biological Effectsi? Radioactive Pollutioni? Thermal Pollutioni? Noise Pollution: What Constitutes Noise Pollution and What are its Sources?; What are the Biological Effects of Noise?; What are the Measures to Control Noise? i? Agricultural Pollutioni? Speciation and Biodiversity: What is a Species? i? Population Growth: Introductioni? Environmental Law: Agreements, Laws and Treaties

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