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Problem Solving in Environmental Biology

Textbook

By: AR Ennos and SER Bailey

176 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs, figs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jun 1995 | #41714 | ISBN: 0582218748
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About this book

Offers an integrated, problem-solving approach to environmental biology, giving students confidence in handling numbers, manipulating data and interpreting statistical information.

' This is an exciting and innovative way to teach analytical techniques and also introduces the student to a wide range of the concerns now current in ecology.' New Scientist


Contents

Section I: A General Approach to Problem Solving 1. Introduction and basic skills Section II: Natural Ecosystems and Resources 2. Adaptation, behaviour and evolution 3. Energy and mineral cycles 4. Stability and diversity of ecosystems Section III: Human Impacts 5. Overexploitation of resources 6. Farming 7. Pollution and the use of alternative resources Section IV: Managing the Environment 8. Conservation and environmental impact assessment

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