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Connections in Environmental Science: A Case Study Approach

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Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: J Richard Mayer

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 11 | #106853 | ISBN: 0072297263
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About this book

All the major concepts of Envioronmental Science are explained through the use of regional case studies and regional perspectives that are directly applicable to the topics being discussed throughout the chapter. Through this unique case-study approach, students learn the major concepts of environmental science by applying them to real stories and events from around the world.


Contents

Contents: Arctic Wilderness and Wildlife
Tropical Forests and Biodiversity
Industrial Revolution and Pollution
Estuaries, Seagrass Meadows and Saltwater Ecosystems
Air Pollution: History, Legislation and Trends
Population Principles and Demography
Impacts of Green Revolution Agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture
Petroleum Resources and Fossil Fuels
Nuclear Power
Sustainable Energy
Global Climate Change
Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
Managing Hazardous Wastes

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