This book presents a sophisticated discussion of basic ecological principles and environmental problems which focuses readers to evaluate issues critically and provides them with the tools and information to do so.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins :
I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY1. The Framework of Ecology.
2. Energy in Ecosystems.
3. Material Cycles in Living Systems.
4. Populations and Communities.
5. Evolution and Ecology: The Emergence of the Ecosphere.
II. HOMO SAPIENS IN THE SCHEME OF NATURAL THINGS6. Energy in Human Affairs.
7. Mineral and Water Resources.
8. Population, Food, and Hunger.
III. THE IMPACT OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT9. Air Pollutants and Their Sources.
10. The Effects of Air Pollution.
11. Control of Air Pollution.
12. Water Pollution.
13. Land Use and Land Misuse.
14. Wildlife, Wilderness, and Other Biological Resources.
15. Noise as an Air Pollutant
16. The Problems of Persistent Hazardous Materials in the Ecosphere.
17. Waste Disposal in the Ecosphere.
18. Cancer and the Environment.
IV. POINTS OF VIEW19. Human Institutions: Problems and Solutions.
- Data Publicarii : 1993
- Editie : 3
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 656
- ISBN : 9780132827409