Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science

Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science

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With over 12,700 entries, the Longman Dictionary of Environmental Sciences provides up-to-date clear and concise definitions with a special emphasis on the scientific terms encountered in the study of environmental science.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 504 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 489g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 058225356X
  • 9780582253568

Table of contents

Preface Abbreviations Units and Conversions SI Prefixes Greek Alphabet Common Latin and Greek Noun Endings The Dictionary Appendices: 1. Chemical Elements, Names and Symbols 2. The Periodic Table of the Elements 3. The Elements with Essentially Invariant Oxidation States in their Compounds 4. The Geological Timescale (in Millions of Years Before Present) 5. Outline of the Plant Kingdom 6. Outline of the Fungi Kingdom (Mycetae) 7. Outline of the Animal Kingdom 8. Outline of the Kingdom Protista 9. Outline of the Prokaryotes (Superkingdoms Bacteria and Archaea) 10. Virus Families 11. Etymological Origins of Some Common Word Elementsshow more