Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Second Edition
Gary S. Moore
CRC Press, Jan 25, 2002 - Science - 624 pages
Still a revolutionary concept, this Web-enhanced book Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Second Edition continues the standard of excellence that earned the first edition the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book in 1999. It incorporates traditional concepts in environmental and health science with new, emerging, and controversial issues associated with environmental threats to human health and ecology. In addition, the Web site, maintained by the author, gives you a technological edge.
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The author presents a balanced and objective picture of opposing scientific views on major issues ranging from global warming and the Greenhouse Effect to reproductive problems associated with endocrine disruptors. More than 280 richly detailed graphs, charts, figures, and photographs put the information right at your fingertips. The glossary provides over 300 definitions and a section on acronyms and abbreviations. Kept current via the author's Web site, this is a "living" environmental health book, reflecting the latest information. The Web site is classroom tested, and designed to maximize the use of the Living with the Earth as a text, training tool, or resource for professionals.
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Ecosystems and Energy Flow
Ecosystems and Biomes
The Process of Succession and Retrogression
The Characteristics of Populations
Population Trends in the World
The Control of Population
Sources of Drinking Water
Water Pollution and Health
Impacts on the Environment
The Role of Genetics in Disease
Toxicity and Toxins
Some Specific Examples of Toxic Agents
What Are Pests?
Types of Pesticides
Specific Emerging Diseases
Practical Approaches to Limiting the Emergence of Infectious Diseases
Air Noise and Radiation
Health Implications of Air Pollutants
Definition and Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste
Assessing Human Risk
Risk Management and Communication
Environmental Laws and Compliance
Federal Environmental Laws
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