Description - The Environment Dictionary by David D. Kemp
The Environment Dictionary provides an essential source of information on all aspects of the environment. It includes all the basic scientific terms and concepts along with the socio-economic, cultural, historical and political elements which impact on the environment. This dictionary provides the broad, balanced interdisciplinary approach required to consider environmental issues worldwide. Designed for a wide range of readers, this attractively presented dictionary is up-to-date, easy to read and to reference. Whether approaching environmental study from the perspective of economics, history, geography, environmental studies or from the life or earth sciences The Environment Dictionary offers a deeper understanding of the key issues. Selected environmental issues which have particular importance or topicality are treated in greater depth through a series of extended boxed case studies. A wide range of maps, diagrams and figures illustrate the text and extensive cross-referencing between entries ensures readers can build on their knowledge.
The references and further reading sections are drawn from a wide range of accessible sources - from newspaper articles and popular magazines, to academic texts and journals- and provide easy access to further study and development of readers specific interests. The Environment Dictionary offers an invaluable and engaging source of information and learning for students, teachers and all those interested in the environment and today's environmental issues.
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(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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