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McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Enviromental Science

Paperback Published: 1st July 2005
ISBN: 9780071439510
Number Of Pages: 400

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Serious Environmental Science, In a Nutshell

There is no better or more authoritative vehicle for staying up to speed with today's environmental science than the "McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Science." Derived from the world-renowned "McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, " this vital reference provides brief yet substantive articles from scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields, summarizing the state of the art in environmental science today.

Learned enough for professional users, yet written in clear, simple language that will appeal to students and general readers wanting to explore the exciting developments in contemporary environmental science, the "McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Science: "Features over 800 articles encompassing the scope of environmental sciences todayPuts the world of environmental science at your fingertips, in a conveniently portable, alphabetically organized volumeIncludes clear, concise, expert-authored coverage of topics such as agriculture, climatology, ecology, environmental engineering, epidemiology, forestry, geochemistry, geography and mapping, geology, microbiology, oceanography, plant pathology, and zoologyProvides illustrations, bibliographies, appendices, and other valuable supplements to the articles

Carefully reviewed for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, the "McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Science" offers an unparalleled standard of excellence.

Staffp. iv
Consulting Editorsp. v
Prefacep. vii
Organization of the Encyclopediap. viii
Articles, A-Zp. 1
Appendixp. 721
Bibliographiesp. 723
Equivalents of commonly used units for the U.S. Customary System and the metric systemp. 731
Conversion factors for the U.S. Customary System, metric system, and International Systemp. 732
The chemical elementsp. 736
Periodic tablep. 737
Classification of living organismsp. 738
Soil ordersp. 747
Carbon cyclep. 747
Nitrogen cyclep. 748
Structure of the atmospherep. 748
Major sources and types of indoor air pollutantsp. 749
Major categories of water pollutantsp. 750
Top fifteen hazardous substances, 2003p. 751
Biographical listingp. 753
Contributorsp. 757
Indexp. 773
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ISBN: 9780071439510
ISBN-10: 007143951X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st July 2005
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.27 x 16.1  x 2.95
Weight (kg): 0.94
Edition Number: 1