Environmental Science. Earth as a Living Planet. 9th Edition

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  • Book
  • 688 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, Ninth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book and gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the 9th edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field.

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Chapter 1 Key Themes in Environmental Science

Chapter 2 Science as a Way of Knowing: Critical Thinking about the Environment

Chapter 3 Dollars and Environmental Sense: Economics of Environmental Issues

Chapter 4 The Big Picture: Systems of Change

Chapter 5 The Human Population and the Environment

Chapter 6 Ecosystems: Concepts and Fundamentals

Chapter 7 The Biogeochemical Cycles

Chapter 8 Environmental Health, Pollution, and Toxicology

Chapter 9 Biological Diversity and Biological Invasions

Chapter 10 Ecological Restoration

Chapter 11 Agriculture, Aquaculture, and the Environment

Chapter 12 Landscapes: Forest, Parks, and Wilderness

Chapter 13 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Endangered Species

Chapter 14 Energy: Some Basics

Chapter 15 Fossil fuels and the Environment

Chapter 16 Alternative Energy and the Environment

Chapter 17 Nuclear Energy and the Environment

Chapter 18 Water Supply, Use, and Management

Chapter 19 Water Pollution and Treatment

Chapter 20 The Atmosphere and Climate Change

Chapter 21 Air Pollution

Chapter 22 Urban Environments

Chapter 23 Materials Management

Chapter 24 Our Environmental Future

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Daniel B. Botkin
Edward A. Keller
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