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Author: Michael Allaby
Genre: Science
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134616817
Book Pages: 344
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental issues is clearly explained. These include: * global warming * genetically modified foods * desertification * acid rain * deforestation * human population growth * depleting resources * nuclear power generation * descriptions of the 10 major biomes. Special student text features include illustrations and explanatory diagrams, boxed case studies, concepts and definitions.


Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527808861
Book Pages: 331
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

An overview of the current state of nanotechnology-based devices with applications in environmental science, focusing on nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites. The handbook pays special attention to those nanotechnology-based approaches that promise easier, faster and cheaper processes in environmental monitoring and remediation. Furthermore, it presents up-to-date information on the economics, toxicity and regulations related to nanotechnology in detail. The book closes with a look at the role of nanotechnology for a green and sustainable future. With its coverage of existing and soon-to-be-realized devices this is an indispensable reference for both academic and corporate R&D.


Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527808847
Book Pages: 331
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

An overview of the current state of nanotechnology-based devices with applications in environmental science, focusing on nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites. The handbook pays special attention to those nanotechnology-based approaches that promise easier, faster and cheaper processes in environmental monitoring and remediation. Furthermore, it presents up-to-date information on the economics, toxicity and regulations related to nanotechnology in detail. The book closes with a look at the role of nanotechnology for a green and sustainable future. With its coverage of existing and soon-to-be-realized devices this is an indispensable reference for both academic and corporate R&D.


Author: Sherman, Daniel J.
Genre: Science
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393422108
Book Pages: 648
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Environmental Science and Sustainability helps students discover their role in the environment and the impact of their choices. Authors David Montgomery and Daniel Sherman bring scientific and environmental policy expertise to a modern treatment of environmental science; in addition to teaching climate change, sustainability, and resilience, they reveal how our personal decisions affect our planet and our lives.


Author: B. S. Chauhan
Genre:
Publisher: Firewall Media
ISBN: 8131803287
Book Pages: 377
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This book is intended to meet the academic requirements of the subject 'Environmental Studies' for undergraduate students in Indian and overseas universities. The contents have been prepared keeping in mind the widest possible variations in the background of the users.The entire UGC syllabus and supplementary materials are in the nine chapters. Chapter 1 describes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies. Chapter 2 and 3 comprehensively elaborate the forest, water, minerals, food, energy and land resources. Chapter 4 explains various aspects of biodiversity. Chapter 5 discusses the science of ecology and concepts of ecosystem. Chapter 6 is an exhaustive description of environmental pollution, its sources, effects and control measures. The sustainable development has been discussed in Chapter 7. Issues on environment and health, human rights, AIDS, women & child welfare and role of IT industry have been addressed in great length in Chapter 8.Key features of this book include authentic, simple to the point and latest account of each and every topic besides well sketched illustrations and various case studies. The book also contains glossary of terms which can be of particular use to students with little or no science background, and appendices and abbreviations commonly used in describing environmental studies


Author: Ricardo D. Lopez
Genre: Law
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351681131
Book Pages: 236
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the issues involved. This book provides important methods and approaches necessary for informed decision making and a better understanding of the common threads of learning, collaboration, negotiation, and compromise. It also explains that concepts and skills needed to better understand how specific project goals can be best achieved in the rapidly changing field of environmental management, by providing practical situations and solutions, across a global landscape. This book provides anyone who works in a community setting with the necessary tools and strategies for solving environmental problems and achieving the goals of an environmental project of any type and specifically addresses the topic of how to synthesize community engagement and the environmental science. It describes current environmental issues and lessons learned of what works and what doesn’t work in real situations, and why. It also highlights key examples, which can be used by both management practitioners and research scientists in their specific circumstances. Showcasing a unique compilation of the diverse and specific examples from societies in Asia, Oceania, North America, and the Middle East, with an equally diverse array of authorship, this book serves all policy makers, scientists, organizers, and community members that desire to build better group dynamics for addressing environmental issues.


Author: P. N. Palanisamy
Genre:
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9789332537316
Book Pages: 184
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The revised second edition of Environmental Science continues to focus on the essential constitution of the environment and conservation of precious natural resources for the benefit of first year BE/B Tech students. It examines the role of human beings in sustaining a robust environment for future generations.


Author: Abha Sahgal
Genre: Science
Publisher: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 9788121921817
Book Pages:
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

his revised edition of CCE awareness Environmental Studies is based on the new NCERT syllabus and CCE guidelines recommended by CBSE .


Author: Gary S. Thorpe
Genre: Study Aids
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 9781506262062
Book Pages: 544
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Barron's updated AP Environmental Science Study Guide with 2 Practice Tests features practice exams, expert review of all test topics, and additional practice online to help students succeed on the exam. This edition includes: Two full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained A detailed review of all test topics, including updates based on recent developments and changes in environmental laws, case studies that reflect topical environmental events, and practice questions and answers for each content area An overview of the format of the exam plus answers to frequently asked questions about this test Hundreds of diagrams and illustrations, including brand new tables, charts, and figures


Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Public Works
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105019594436
Book Pages:
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