A thorough primer that presents an easy-to-follow, proven method for grasping the basics of environmental science, from water cycle and air pollution to environmental management and alternative energy sources. Focusing on the scientific aspects of the study of the environment, the text integrates key systems and human influences. The clearly structured format of Environmental Science makes it fully accessible providing an easily understood, comprehensive overview for everyone, from students to professionals in fields that have been affected by environmental change. With this book you can:
Teach yourself environmental science, from ecosystems to global warming
Work at your own pace and take self-tests to assess your comprehension
Learn about Earth's natural processes and the impact of human activities
Softcover, 352 pages.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 360 Vendor: John Wiley & Sons Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.25 (inches) ISBN: 0471269883 ISBN-13: 9780471269885 Availability: In Stock
The only popular study guide available on environmental science
This new Wiley Self-Teaching Guide introduces learners to all the basics of environmental science, from air pollution to the water cycle, covering both natural systems and human impacts on the environment. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Environmental Science walks students through this interdisciplinary topic with clarity and thoroughness. With 125 photographs and illustrations, this book is a unique and valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about-and in preserving-our green home.
BARBARA MURCK, PHD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of Geography and the Environment Programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga in Ontario, Canada. She is the author of Environmental Geology, Dangerous Earth, Geology Today, and Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide, all from Wiley.