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Environmental Science Working with the Earth

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ISBN-10: 0534424082

ISBN-13: 9780534424084

Edition: 10th 2004

Authors: G. Tyler Miller

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In this edition of Miller's ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, a new Student CD-ROM, INTERACTIVE CONCEPTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, has been added! This groundbreaking addition integrates nearly 100 engaging animations and interactions with chapter summaries, flashcards, and Web-based quizzes. Organized by chapter, students will find links to relevant resources, narrated animations, interactive figures, and prompts to review material and test themselves. The animations show complex processes and relationships unfolding on screen, such as the effects of acid rain, smog formation, and the phosphorus cycle. Narration allows students to focus on what is changing on screen while interactions allow students…    
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List price: $237.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 490
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
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
Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability
Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews
Scientific Principles and Concepts
Science, Systems, Matter, and Energy
Ecosystems: Components, Energy Flow, and Matter Cycling
Evolution and Biodiversity: Origin, Niches, and Adaptation
Climate, Terrestrial Biodiversity, and Aquatic Biodiversity
Community Ecology: Structure, Species Interactions, Succession, and Sustainability
Population Dynamics, Carrying Capacity, and Conservation Biology
Geology: Processes, Minerals, Hazards, and Soils
Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
Population, Resources, and Sustainability
The Human Population: Growth and Distribution
Air and Air Pollution
Climate Change and Ozone Loss
Water Resources and Water Pollution
Solid and Hazardous Waste
Sustaining Biodiversity
Food Resources
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Energy Resources
Nonrenewable Energy Resources
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy