The Resource Exploring environmental issues : an integrated approach, David D. Kemp, (electronic resource)

Exploring environmental issues : an integrated approach, David D. Kemp, (electronic resource)

Label
Exploring environmental issues : an integrated approach
Title
Exploring environmental issues
Title remainder
an integrated approach
Statement of responsibility
David D. Kemp
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1943-
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Kemp, David D.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE140
LC item number
.K48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Environmental degradation
  • Nature
  • Human ecology
Label
Exploring environmental issues : an integrated approach, David D. Kemp, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 420-432) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The environment and the history of environmental concerns -- The environment and its components -- Society and environment -- The environmental movement -- Environmental issues and the environmental movement in the twentieth century -- Summary and conclusion -- 2. The physical environment -- Lithosphere -- Atmosphere -- Hydrosphere -- Summary and conclusion -- 3. The biosphere : the living environment -- Soil -- Plants and animals in the biosphere -- Ecosystems and biomes -- Summary and conclusion -- 4. Demography and world population growth -- Population ecology -- The earth's human population -- Stages of world population growth -- The demographic transition and the environment -- World population growth and trends -- Summary and conclusion -- 5. Society, resources, technology and the environment -- Resources -- Conservation, preservation and sustainability -- The role of technology -- Summary and conclusion -- 6. Human use of the land and its environmental consequences -- Threats to the land resource -- Pressure on land : resource extraction and depletion -- Pressure on land : infrastructure and waste disposal -- Summary and conclusion -- 7. Threats to wildlife and plants -- Wilderness -- Habitat destruction -- Loss of biodiversity -- Summary and conclusion -- 8. Threats to the availability and quality of water -- Water use -- Water availability -- Water quality -- Water pollution : sources, impacts and solutions -- Pollution in the oceans -- Summary and conclusion -- 9. Drought, famine and desertification -- Drought -- Famine -- Desertification -- Summary and conclusion -- 10. Air pollution and acid rain -- The constituents of the atmosphere and air pollution -- Urban air pollution -- Acid precipitation -- Summary and conclusion -- 11. Ozone depletion and global warming -- Ozone depletion -- Global warming -- Summary and conclusion -- 12. Problems, prospects and solutions -- Current perceptions of the state of the environment -- Business as usual, adaptation or prevention? -- International cooperation -- Is sustainable development the answer?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 444 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC200091
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL200091
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10098874
  • (CaONFJC)MIL402613
  • (OCoLC)228309017
Label
Exploring environmental issues : an integrated approach, David D. Kemp, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 420-432) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The environment and the history of environmental concerns -- The environment and its components -- Society and environment -- The environmental movement -- Environmental issues and the environmental movement in the twentieth century -- Summary and conclusion -- 2. The physical environment -- Lithosphere -- Atmosphere -- Hydrosphere -- Summary and conclusion -- 3. The biosphere : the living environment -- Soil -- Plants and animals in the biosphere -- Ecosystems and biomes -- Summary and conclusion -- 4. Demography and world population growth -- Population ecology -- The earth's human population -- Stages of world population growth -- The demographic transition and the environment -- World population growth and trends -- Summary and conclusion -- 5. Society, resources, technology and the environment -- Resources -- Conservation, preservation and sustainability -- The role of technology -- Summary and conclusion -- 6. Human use of the land and its environmental consequences -- Threats to the land resource -- Pressure on land : resource extraction and depletion -- Pressure on land : infrastructure and waste disposal -- Summary and conclusion -- 7. Threats to wildlife and plants -- Wilderness -- Habitat destruction -- Loss of biodiversity -- Summary and conclusion -- 8. Threats to the availability and quality of water -- Water use -- Water availability -- Water quality -- Water pollution : sources, impacts and solutions -- Pollution in the oceans -- Summary and conclusion -- 9. Drought, famine and desertification -- Drought -- Famine -- Desertification -- Summary and conclusion -- 10. Air pollution and acid rain -- The constituents of the atmosphere and air pollution -- Urban air pollution -- Acid precipitation -- Summary and conclusion -- 11. Ozone depletion and global warming -- Ozone depletion -- Global warming -- Summary and conclusion -- 12. Problems, prospects and solutions -- Current perceptions of the state of the environment -- Business as usual, adaptation or prevention? -- International cooperation -- Is sustainable development the answer?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 444 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC200091
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL200091
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10098874
  • (CaONFJC)MIL402613
  • (OCoLC)228309017

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