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Environmental Science Working with the Earth (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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ISBN-10: 0495014753

ISBN-13: 9780495014751

Edition: 11th 2006

Authors: G. Tyler Miller

List price: $229.95
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 11th Edition, boasts an unparalleled coverage of sustainability, basic science, and bias-free comparisons, within a flexible chapter organization and supported by the strongest media tools and illustration program available. New media to this edition includes: "How Would You Vote?" found at http://biology.brookscole.com/miller11. This is an application of 68 provocative environmental issues covered in the text. Students investigate the issues in a structured manner, and then cast their votes on the Web where the results are tallied; Environmental ScienceNow, a learning tool that helps students assess their study needs through pretests, post-test, personalized learning…    
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List price: $229.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/26/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

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,…    

Humans and Sustainability: An Overview
Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability
Ecology and Sustinability
Science, Matter, and Energy
Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?
Evolution and Biodiversity
Climate 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 Resources and Environmental Quality
Food, Soil Conservation, and Pest Management
Water and Water Pollution
Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals
Energy
Risk, Human Health, and Toxicology
Air Pollution
Climate Change and Ozone Loss
Solid and Hazardous Waste
Sustaining Human Societies
Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews
Science Supplements
Glossary
Index