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Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact

Textbook

By: Andrew RW Jackson and Julie M Jackson

405 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Apr 2000 | Edition: 2 | #103785 | ISBN: 0582414458
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About this book

New undergraduate textbook, covering environmental biology, environmental chemistry and related disciplines.

'... the most successful introduction to the environmental sciences that I have yet seen' New Scientist review of first edition


Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction I. THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 1. The Nature and Organisation of Matter 2. Energy Flow, Equilibrium and Change 3. The Earth's Surface 4. The Atmosphere 5. Bioelement Cycling 6. The Cellular Basis of Life 7. Population Dynamics 8. Biological Communities 9. Ecosystems and Biomes II. HUMAN IMPACT ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: NATURAL RESOURCES 10. Biological Resources 11. Land Utilisation: A Focus on Agriculture and Forestry 12. The Major Extractive Industries 13. Energy Production 14. Water Pollution 15. Atmospheric Pollution 16. Waste Management Glossary Appendices Index

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