Overview of Environmental Problems

This introductory document presents a comprehensive background of environmental issues, intended to help individuals understand the impact that human actions have on the environment. This 125-page document is designed to aid faculty and students who need to become more familiar and knowledgeable with environmental issues by providing background information, scientific concepts, and terminology on the following topics: Energy, Global Climate Change, Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, Resource Depletion, Land Use and Development, Waste, Air Quality, Water, Ecological Health, and Human Health. For people who are already familiar with these issues, it is a convenient, concise source of current data and research. An introduction, numerous figures and tables, as well as a glossary of terms and concepts, have been included to serve as useful teaching tools. $19.00

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