Principles of environmental science : inquiry & applications
- Cunningham, William P.
- 7th ed.
- New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, c2013.
- Physical description
- 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
GE105 .C865 2013
- Unknown GE105 .C865 2013
- Cunningham, Mary Ann.
- Chapter 1: Understanding Our Environment Chapter 2: Environmental Systems: Matter and Energy of Life Chapter 3: Evolution, Species Interactions, and Biological Communities Chapter 4: Human Populations Chapter 5: Biomes and Biodiversity Chapter 6: Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves Chapter 7: Food and Agriculture Chapter 8: Environmental Health and Toxicology Chapter 9: Climate Chapter 10: Air Pollution Chapter 11: Water: Resources and Pollution Chapter 12: Environmental Geology and Earth Resources Chapter 13: Energy Chapter 14: Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 15: Economics and Urbanization Chapter 16: Environmental Policy and Sustainability.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited "Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications" to 16 chapters - perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.
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- Publication date
- William P. Cunningham, Mary Ann Cunningham.
- Title Variation
- Environmental science
- Includes index.
- 9780073532516 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
- 0073532517 (pbk. : acid-free paper)