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Author: Takashiro Akitsu
Genre: Science
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780429887017
Book Pages: 180
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This book presents the current aspects of environmental issues in view of chemical processes particularly with respect to two facets: social sciences along with chemistry and natural sciences. The former facet explores the environmental economics and policies along with chemical engineering or green chemistry and the latter the various fields of environmental studies. The book was conceptualized in the form of e-learning content, such as PowerPoint presentation, with explanatory notes to a new style of lectures on environmental science in a university at undergraduate level. Each chapter of the book comprises a summary of the contents of the chapter; a list of specific terms and their explanation; topics that can be taken up for discussion among college students, mainly freshmen in liberal arts, and for enhancing general knowledge; and problems and solutions using active learning methods.

Author: Bill Freedman
Genre: Environmental sciences
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132000415
Book Pages: 652
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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: Alecia M. Spooner
Genre: Science
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118239612
Book Pages: 384
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The easy way to score high in Environmental Science Environmental science is a fascinating subject, but somestudents have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of thenatural world and the role that humans play within the environment.Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science ForDummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understandexplanations of the concepts and material you'll encounter in yourintroductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth's natural resources andthe problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soilare contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is alsoexamined, including the latest advancements in recycling and energyproduction technology. Environmental Science For Dummies isthe most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to geta handle on the topic, whether you're looking to supplementclassroom learning or simply interested in learning more about ourenvironment and the problems we face. Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical introductory level Environmental Sciencecourse Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning If you're enrolled in an introductory Environmental Sciencecourse or studying for the AP Environmental Science exam, thishands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

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: National Science Board (U.S.)
Genre: Ecology
Publisher: National Academies
ISBN: UIUC:30112042165784
Book Pages: 50
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Author: National Science Board (U.S.)
Genre: Ecology
ISBN: UIUC:30112042165933
Book Pages: 426
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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: B. S. Chauhan
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: B. J. Smith
Genre: Science
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317876175
Book Pages: 520
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.