Sustaining the Earth An Integrated Approach

ISBN-10: 0534385354
ISBN-13: 9780534385354
Edition: 5th 2002
Authors: G. Tyler Miller
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Description: The briefest of Miller's three texts, this inexpensive black-and-white alternative covers all the major topics found in Miller's other two texts, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT: PRINCIPLES, CONNECTIONS, AND SOLUTIONS, TWELFTH EDITION and ENVIRONMENTAL  More...

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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 4/4/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 385
Size: 8.66" wide x 11.81" long
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

The briefest of Miller's three texts, this inexpensive black-and-white alternative covers all the major topics found in Miller's other two texts, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT: PRINCIPLES, CONNECTIONS, AND SOLUTIONS, TWELFTH EDITION and ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: WORKING WITH THE EARTH, EIGHTH EDITION. It provides an integrated approach emphasizing solutions and distilling the key concepts in environmental science to offer students the basic material for about half the price of other environmental science texts.

G. Tyler Miller has written 62 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science, basic ecology, energy, and environmental chemistry. Since 1975, Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. They have been used by almost three million students and have been translated into eight languages. Miller has a professional background in chemistry, physics, and ecology. He has a PhD from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs, and developed an innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate science program before deciding to write environmental science textbooks full time in 1975. Currently, he is the president of Earth Education and Research, which is devoted to improving environmental education.

Humans and Sustainability: An Overview
Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability
Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews
Scientific Principles and Concepts
Science, Matter, Energy, and Ecosystems: Connections in Nature
Evolution and Biodiversity
Community Ecology, Population Ecology, and Sustainability
Applying Population Ecology: The Human Population
Sustaining Biodiversity
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Sustaining Key Resources
Food and Soil Resources
Water Resources and Water Pollution
Energy Resources
Sustaining Environmental Quality
Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
Climate Change, Ozone Loss, and Air Pollution
Solid and Hazardous Waste
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