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Environmental Science

Environmental Science

15th Edition
By Eldon Enger and Bradley Smith
ISBN10: 1259916812
ISBN13: 9781259916816
Copyright: 2019
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Chapter 1 Environmental Interrelationships

Chapter 2 Environmental Ethics

Chapter 3 Risk, Economics, and Environmental Concerns

Chapter 4 Interrelated Scientific Principles: Matter, Energy, and Environment

Chapter 5 Interactions: Environments and Organisms

Chapter 6 Kinds of Ecosystems and Communities

Chapter 7 Populations: Characteristics and Issues

Chapter 8 Energy and Civilization: Patterns of Consumption

Chapter 9 Nonrenewable Energy Sources

Chapter 10 Renewable Energy Sources

Chapter 11 Biodiversity Issues

Chapter 12 Land-Use Planning

Chapter 13 Soil and Its Uses

Chapter 14 Agricultural Methods and Pest Management

Chapter 15 Water Management

Chapter 16 Air Quality Issues

Chapter 17 Climate Change: A Twenty-first Century Issue

Chapter 18 Solid Waste Management and Disposal

Chapter 19 Environmental Regulations: Hazardous Substances and Wastes

Chapter 20 Environmental Policy and Decision Making

About the Author

Eldon Enger

Eldon D. Enger received a B.A. and an M.S. from the University of Michigan. He is professor emeritus of biology at Delta College, where he taught biology, zoology, and environmental science and was active in curriculum and course development. Professor Enger is an advocate for variety in teaching methodology and feels that if students are provided with varied experiences, they are more likely to learn. Professor Enger's classes include writing assignments, student presentation of lecture material, debates by students on controversial issues, field experiences, individual student projects, and discussions of local examples and relevant current events. Professor Enger was a Fulbright Exchange Teacher to Australia and Scotland, received the Bergstein Award for Teaching Excellence and the Scholarly Achievement Award from Delta College, and participated as a volunteer in Earthwatch Research Programs.

Bradley Smith

Brad is the Dean Emeritus of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. Prior to assuming the position as Dean in 1994, he served as the first Director of the Office of Environmental Education for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Brad also served as the Acting President of the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation in Washington, D.C., and as a Special Assistant to the EPA Administrator. Before moving to Washington, D.C., Dean Smith was a professor of political science and environmental studies for 15 years, and the executive director of an environmental education center and nature refuge for five years.

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