Earth and Environmental Sciences


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 21:54

646 pages , IntechOpen , 2011-12-07
We are increasingly faced with environmental problems and required to make important decisions. In many cases an understanding of one or more geologic processes is essential to finding the appropriate solution. Earth and Environmental Sciences are by their very nature a dynamic field in which new issues continue to arise and old ones o...[Read More]



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Dictionary of Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > Environmental engineering > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 18:50

464 pages , 2003-01-01
Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive dictionary reflects the great diversity of disciplines impacting on the environmental arena. More than 4,000 entries are drawn from agriculture, biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, microbiology, soil science, geology, meteorology, toxicology, government, law, and more. The dictionary is for students...[Read More]



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Environmental Science 4E Lm


Published in: Google Books > Environmental sciences > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 14:29

154 pages , 1992-01-01



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Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 14:03

WCB/McGraw-Hill , 1996-12



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Holt Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 13:34

432 pages , Holt Rinehart & Winston , 1995-02-01
Our environmental problems are huge, and they require careful attention and action. The twenty-first century will be a crucial time in human history, a time when we must find solutions that allow people on all parts of our planet to live in a clean, healthy environment and have the resources they need for a good life. - p....[Read More]



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Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 11:38

544 pages , National Academies Press , 1996-11-21
Where should the United States focus its long-term efforts to improve the nation's environment? What are the nation's most important environmental issues? What role should science and technology play in addressing these issues? Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals provides the current thinking a...[Read More]



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Environmental Science 3E with Study Guide Set


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2001-05
Presents the tools to help students make their own decisions about the environment. Along with this text, students can choose from two supplements that help them in their studies of environmental issues.



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Environmental Values, Objectivity, and Advocacy A Sociological Study of Academic Environmental Scientists


Published in: Google Books > Academic freedom > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 10:37

113 pages , 2012
Professional environmental scientists are increasingly under pressure to inform and even shape policy. Scientists engage policy effectively when they act within the bounds of objectivity, credibility, and authority, yet significant portions of the scientific community condemn such acts as advocacy. They argue that it is nonobjective, that it risks damaging the c...[Read More]



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Integration of Earth Science Research on the Turkish and Greek 1999 Earthquakes


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207 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-06
In 1999, two earthquakes occurred in the Istanbul-Marmara region of Turkey and the Athens-Corinth region of Greece, and an increased risk of further events caused great concern among the earth science community. This book presents and discusses the latest results from studies of the Izmit-D├╝zce and Athens earthq...[Read More]



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Life in the Living Laboratory An Anthropological Investigation of Environmental Science, Tourism, and Design in the Contemporary Bahamas


Published in: Google Books > > environmental science | Published on 23/Aug/2021 03:58

260 pages , 2010
This dissertation examines the production of the Bahama islands as a site for interrelated forms of field research, field education, and environmentally oriented tourist visitation. Recent developments in international climate science and politics have cast small islands as particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the threat of global warming and its planetary...[Read More]



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Soil Science: Agricultural and Environmental Prospectives


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental science | Published on 22/Aug/2021 20:25

430 pages , Springer , 2016-09-02
Soil is the most important natural non-renewable resource developed over a longer period of time due to weathering of rocks and subsequently enrichment of organic matter. Soil provides habitat for numerous microorganisms and serves as a natural medium for plant growth, thereby providing the plants with anchorage, nutrients and water to s...[Read More]



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Pay for Performance Evaluating Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental science | Published on 22/Aug/2021 20:19

224 pages , National Academies Press , 1991-02-01
"Pay for performance" has become a buzzword for the 1990s, as U.S. organizations seek ways to boost employee productivity. The new emphasis on performance appraisal and merit pay calls for a thorough examination of their effectiveness. Pay for Performance is the best resource to date on the issues of whether these concept...[Read More]



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