Environment, 9th Edition

Author: Peter H. Raven

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 528

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Environment, Ninth Edition weaves the central themes of Systems and Sustainability throughout the text to help students understand the connection between the core concepts of Environmental Science and their daily lives. The 9th edition features a rich collection of current case studies and in-text examples, highlighting local and regional issues which provide students with the science and tools to understand, apply, and think critically about environmental science. In addition to the text, the integrated learning design of WileyPLUS Learning Space incorporates a wealth of resources: animations, videos, podcasts, and interactive exercises. It also provides instructors a powerful tools to assess individual students progresses well as the class as a whole. WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Author: G. Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 832

View: 262

In this current, thought-provoking environmental science textbook,G. Tyler Miller and new coauthor Scott Spoolman bring theconcept of sustainability to the forefront. Students are engagedand motivated with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. As the authors showcase four scientific principles of sustainability, they immerse students in the many practical steps they, as individuals, can take toward more sustainable lifestyles. The book’s new concept-centered format transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment

Author: Marianne Jennings

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 896

View: 726

Comprehensive and practical, BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, & GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 9TH EDITION emphasizes real-world applications and encourages critical thinking skills. While exploring the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics in the text, readers apply the concepts to more than 200 real-world situations and a wealth of learning features, while heightening their own sense of morality. BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, & GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 9TH EDITION effectively illustrates how law and ethics apply to issues in the workplace, and is an excellent resource for future business managers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry

Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition

Author: Stanley E. Manahan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 614

View: 157

Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry: Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition covers university-level environmental chemistry, with toxicological chemistry integrated throughout the book. This new edition of a bestseller provides an updated text with an increased emphasis on sustainability and green chemistry. It is organized based on the five spheres of Earth’s environment: (1) the hydrosphere (water), (2) the atmosphere (air), (3) the geosphere (solid Earth), (4) the biosphere (life), and (5) the anthrosphere (the part of the environment made and used by humans). The first chapter defines environmental chemistry and each of the five environmental spheres. The second chapter presents the basics of toxicological chemistry and its relationship to environmental chemistry. Subsequent chapters are grouped by sphere, beginning with the hydrosphere and its environmental chemistry, water pollution, sustainability, and water as nature’s most renewable resource. Chapters then describe the atmosphere, its structure and importance for protecting life on Earth, air pollutants, and the sustainability of atmospheric quality. The author explains the nature of the geosphere and discusses soil for growing food as well as geosphere sustainability. He also describes the biosphere and its sustainability. The final sphere described is the anthrosphere. The text explains human influence on the environment, including climate, pollution in and by the anthrosphere, and means of sustaining this sphere. It also discusses renewable, nonpolluting energy and introduces workplace monitoring. For readers needing additional basic chemistry background, the book includes two chapters on general chemistry and organic chemistry. This updated edition includes three new chapters, new examples and figures, and many new homework problems.

Environmental Law

Author: Donald McGillivray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 856

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Trusted by generations of students and academics alike, the ninth edition of this leading text continues to provide far-reaching coverage of the essential topics taught on most environmental law courses. The authors consider the areas thematically, tackling the key debates and explaining the subject in its social and political context. The clear and accessible writing style ensures that readers are informed yet not overwhelmed. Known for its clear structure and systematic approach, readers new to the subject are provided with a logical introduction while those with more experience can explore the intricacies of the content. The text is supported by a number of learning features designed to help students engage with the material, develop critical thinking skills, and to guide further research. This book is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre featuring additional chapters, expanded further reading suggestions for each chapter, annotated web links and legal updates.

Environment

Author: Peter H. Raven

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 528

View: 277

Environment, Ninth Edition weaves the central themes of Systems and Sustainability throughout the text to help students understand the connection between the core concepts of Environmental Science and their daily lives. The 9th edition features a rich collection of current case studies and in-text examples, highlighting local and regional issues which provide students with the science and tools to understand, apply, and think critically about environmental science. In addition to the text, the integrated learning design of WileyPLUS Learning Space incorporates a wealth of resources: animations, videos, podcasts, and interactive exercises. It also provides instructors a powerful tools to assess individual students progresses well as the class as a whole. WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

Aerospace Engineering: From the Ground Up

Author: Ben Senson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 153

Written with a visual appeal and engaging approach, AEROSPACE ENGINEERING provides an overview of the broad range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) applications in aerospace engineering. An extensive overview of the history of aviation and technological innovations aid students in seeing the progression of aerospace technology. The use of case studies and real world examples further supports students' understanding and application of STEM to aerospace engineering. Real world connections combined with narratives make the technical material easier to comprehend. The book includes a complete glossary of all related aerospace terminology as well as firsthand accounts of aerospace professionals in their chosen career along with career opportunities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds

Author: Esther Urdang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 472

View: 458

Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds is an essential human behavior textbook for social work students. The third edition emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework within a psychodynamic, developmental and life-course perspective and includes a brand new chapter on the psychosocial complexities of technological advances. Written by an experienced classroom teacher, faculty advisor and clinician, the text approaches development through the life cycle, discussing the challenges, tasks, and problems of each stage. Presenting complex concepts in a clear and understandable way, Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Includes 16 chapters which cover the diverse nature of the circumstances that practicing social workers will be exposed to, including cultural differences, mental health issues, and disability; Analyses several different theories, including psychoanalytic, ego psychology, cognitive-behavioral, and postmodern theories in a manner that enables students to engage critically with the subject matter; Includes case vignettes and material from literary works, biographies and newspapers, intertwined with learning exercises and suggestions for additional readings, forming an engaging and practical volume. Written specifically for social work students undertaking courses and modules on human behavior in the social environment, this book is also a valuable resource for beginning and advanced readers in human services, including nursing, medicine, public health, clinical psychology and counseling.

Environmental Policy

New Directions for the Twenty-First Century

Author: Norman J. Vig

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

View: 109

Authoritative and trusted, Environmental Policy convenes top scholars to evaluate the impact of past environmental policy while anticipating its future implications, helping students decipher the underlying trends, institutional constraints, and policy dilemmas that shape environmental politics. In the Ninth Edition, editors Norman Vig and Michael Kraft offer coverage of the latest issues, including the energy and natural resource policy dilemmas, sustainable cities, and the environmental impact of food production and consumption. A new concluding chapter ties the contributed material together with an assessment of the remaining environmental policy challenges for the 21st century.