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The Facts On File Dictionary of Environmental Science , Third Edition
  • Authored by: Stevenson/Wyman
  • From the Series: Science Dictionary
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109423
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0942-8
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 363.7
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 512

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...very useful for undergraduate libraries."—Choice

"...essential for most public and science libraries."—Library Journal

"...an excellent basic library reference."—Midwest Book Review

Thoroughly revised and updated, The Facts On File Dictionary of Environmental Science, Third Edition reflects the great diversity of disciplines that have an impact on this field of study. The more than 5,000 extensively cross-referenced entries—including approximately 450 new to this edition—are drawn from agriculture, biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, microbiology, soil science, geology, meteorology, toxicology, government, law, and more. This updated volume also contains revised backmatter, including Web resources, as well as new line illustrations. Here is the definitive source to help students, teachers, businesspeople, politicians, science and technical writers, and general readers understand every aspect of this fast-growing and sometimes controversial field.

New coverage includes:

  • Amoeba
  • Earth Policy Institute
  • Elton, Charles
  • Hormone
  • Malthus, Thomas Robert
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • National Center for Environmental Health
  • Osmotic pressure
  • Public Health Service
  • Storm surge
  • and more.

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"...will be useful to students, teachers, and science and technical writers."
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"Recommended."
Choice

"Science libraries, especially those in schools, will want this dictionary for completeness in their print collections, especially if they have previous editions."
American Reference Books Annual

"The easy-to-read format and useful diagrams make this useful for college and public libraries."
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