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Environmental Geography: Science, Land Use and Earth Systems

By: WM Marsh and JM Grossa Jr

442 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 3 | #147104 | ISBN: 0471482803
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Provides insight into where we may be heading as species on the planet. It emphasises the geographic aspects of problems, such as air pollution, locational factors, scale considerations, distributions and spatial associations. Also provides an overview of the modern environmental dilemma and the factors that need to be examined in order to gain an understanding of the problem.


1. A World in Crisis: Environment and Humanity in the 21st Century. 2. Preparing to Understand Environmental Geography. 3. Environment, Land Use and Sustainable Development. 4. The Spread and Development of Human Population. 5. Global Cycles and Systems. 6. Ecosystems and the Bioclimatic Environment. 7. The Human Population: Trends and Patterns. 8. Agriculture, Food Production and Hunger. 9. Energy Generation, Use, and the Environment.

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