Earth Resources and the Environment

James R. Craig , David J. Vaughan , Brian J. Skinner

Editura: Prentice Hall
Balanced, broad-based, and up to date, this comprehensive text explores the nature and critical issues of earth resources and the impacts that resource usage has on the earth environment. The authors assume little to no scientific background, and you'll find full coverage of all major types of earth resources-energy, metallic, nonmetallic, water, and soil.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : 1. Minerals: The Foundations of Society
    2. Plate Tectonics and the Origins of Resources
    3. Earth Resources Through History
    4. Environmental Impacts of Resource Exploitation and Use
    5. Energy From Fossil Fuels
    6. Nuclear and Renewable Energy Sources
    7. Abundant Metals
    8. The Geochemically Scarce Metals
    9. Fertilizer and Chemical Minerals
    10. Building Materials and Other Industrial Minerals
    11. Water Resources
    12. Soil as a Resource
    13. Future Resources

  • Data Publicarii : 2011
  • Editie : 4
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 528
  • ISBN : 9780321676481
507.99 Lei
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