Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

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Students and library users now have an excellent resource to consult when interpreting the major envirnomental issues that are reported daily. A valualble reference source with a comprehensive international scope, the "Encyclopedia" describes the important environmental terms pertinent to anyone interested in this vital field. Also indluded are over 200 detailed graphs, tables, and photographs. A list of key contacts helps readers expand their search of environmental issues. From Edward Abbey to zooxanthellae, this A-Z resource gives readers over 1,000 entries that tell the story of environmental science. With its wide range of information and international flavor, "The Encyclopedia of Environmental Science" establishes the standard for students, librarians, and others who want to understand this complex and ever-changing area of science. This comprehensive resource contains approximately 1000 entries covering environmental and governmental organizations and agencies, environmental, terms, scientists and activists, and regulations and legislation. The "Encyclopedia" is the only resource of its kind to take a global approach towards environmental issues. The succinct, easy-to- understand definitions and descriptions of environmental topics and useful bibliographic sources make it an ideal tool for all high school, college, and public libraries.

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 2000
ISBN: 9781573561471
1573561479
Characteristics: v, 450 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Zierdt-Warshaw, Linda

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