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Author Marsh, William M.

Title Environmental geography : science, land use, and earth systems / William M. Marsh, John Grossa, Jr.

Imprint New York : J. Wiley, 2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  333.709 M354e 2005    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 455 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-455) and index.
Contents 1. A World in Crisis: Environment and Humanity in the 21st Century --- 2. Preparing to Understand Environmental Geography --- 3. Environment, Land Use and Sustainable Development --- 4. The Spread and Development of Human Population --- 5. Global Cycles and Systems --- 6. Ecosystems and the Bioclimatic Environment --- 7. The Human Population: Trends and Patterns --- 8. Agriculture, Food Production and Hunger --- 9. Energy Generation, Use, and the Environment --- 10. Atmospheric Environment and Land Use --- 11. Air Population: Patterns, Trends and Impacts --- 12. Hydrologic Environment and Land Use --- 13. Water Pollution: Patterns, Trends and Impacts --- 14. Hazardous Waste Production and Disposal --- 15. Soil, Land and Land Use --- 16. Biological Diversity and Land Use --- 17. Open-Land Resources:_ Forests, Rangelands, Parks and Preserves --- 18. Managing the Global Environment --- Appendices.
Summary "Offering a true geographic approach to environmental issues, this Third Edition of William Marsh and John Grossa's ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY: SCIENCE, LAND USE, AND EARTH SYSTEMS examines human-related environmental issues in the context of the processes and systems of physical geography. Throughout, the authors emphasize traditional themes of geography, such as the concept of an integrated planet; the principles of space, scale, and distributions; the idea of landscape as a human-environmental interplay; and the perspective of earth as a dynamic planet with many environmental opportunities, constraints, and risks."--Publisher description.
Subject Environmental geography.
Environmental sciences.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Pollution.
Physical geography.
Earth (Planet) -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental geography. (OCoLC)fst00912987
Added Author Grossa, John.
ISBN 0471482803 (acid-free paper)
9780471482802 (acid-free paper)

 
    
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