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    DescriptionUpdated edition of this comprehensive introduction to environmental science, with European and international case studies and examples.The second edition of this popular text has been fully updated and the authors have increased the emphasis on examples and case study material.  The text continues to provide a clear and authoritative introduction to the fundamental concepts and vocabulary necessary to explore complex environmental issues and phenomena.

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    Environmental Science: The Natural Environment and Human Impact
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew R. W. Jackson, By (author) Julie M. Jackson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 444
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 1,146 g
    ISBN 13: 9780582414457
    ISBN 10: 0582414458

    BIC E4L: ENV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.0
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: TQ, RNP
    DC21: 333.7
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: TQ, RNP
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Illustrations note
    glossary, index
    Pearson Education Limited
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    13 April 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    '... the most successful introduction to the environmental sciences that I have yet seen' New Scientist review of first edition
    Table of contents
    Preface Acknowledgements Introduction I. THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 1. The Nature and Organisation of Matter 2. Energy Flow, Equilibrium and Change 3. The Earth's Surface 4. The Atmosphere 5. Bioelement Cycling 6. The Cellular Basis of Life 7. Population Dynamics 8. Biological Communities 9. Ecosystems and Biomes II. HUMAN IMPACT ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: NATURAL RESOURCES 10. Biological Resources 11. Land Utilisation: A Focus on Agriculture and Forestry 12. The Major Extractive Industries 13. Energy Production 14. Water Pollution 15. Atmospheric Pollution 16. Waste Management Glossary Appendices Index