Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications

Paperback | December 13, 2012

byWilliam Cunningham, Mary Cunningham

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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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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, intr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:12 × 8.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 13, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073532517

ISBN - 13:9780073532516

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Table of Contents

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