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Global Environmental Change

Enriches understanding of both the scientific and socioeconomic dimensions of climate change
Explores anthropogenic influences and the likely causes and consequences of predicted warming
Serves as a reliable, interdisciplinary and comprehensive resource for readers in fields related to environment and sustainability
Provides a benchmark for the present state of knowledge and uncertainty on global environmental change

Series: Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution

By: Bill Freedman (Editor)

1000 pages, 101 colour & 34 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Aug 2014 | #218545 | ISBN-13: 9789400757837
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NHBS Price: £386.50 $473/€433 approx

About this book

The handbook Global Environmental Change is intended to serve as a reliable and comprehensive resource to attend the needs of researchers, teachers, students, and professionals working in science and policy aspects relevant to environment and sustainability. Entries in the handbook are arranged by major section, and are extensively cross-referenced to allow users to find related titles in a user-friendly way. The handbook is available as a printed volume and as an on-line reference work.


1. Global Change and Climate
2. Global Change and Oceans
3. Global Change and Freshwater Ecosystems
4. Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems
5. Urban Environments
6. Global Change and Sustainable Development
7. Global Change and Human Health
8. Global Change and Food Security
9. Greenhouse Gases and Geoengineering
10. Social Aspects of Global Change

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Bill Freedman is an ecologist and professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, where he does research and teaches classes in ecology and environmental science. He is a specialist in the ecological effects of pollution, disturbance, and other stressors, including: the effects of forest harvesting and management on vegetation, wildlife, and site quality; pollution of surface waters; toxic elements; acidification; arctic ecology; the conservation of biodiversity; the design of ecologically sustainable resource-use systems; and curricula in environmental education.

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