Basics of Environmental Science, Paperback / softback Book

Basics of Environmental Science Paperback / softback


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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 340 pages, 10 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Pollution & threats to the environment
  • ISBN: 9780415211765

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