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- Cambridge University Press
- Marquita K., Hill
- 105 b, w illus 55 tables 30 exercises
- 105 b/w illus. 55 tables 30 exercises
- 234 x 190 x 31 mm
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- 50:B&W 7.44 x 9.69 in or 246 x 189 mm (Crown 4vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
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Understanding Environmental Pollution
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The Economy of Human Life. in Two Parts. Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Indian Bramin. to Which Is Prefixed, an Account of the Manner in Which the Said Manuscript Was Discovered,
Marquita K Hill, Robert Dodsley
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'... provides a thorough background to pollution, from global issues to personal pollution in the home ... an excellent introduction to the subject, providing the right information to enable students to evaluate environmental problems for themselves.' Environmental Assessment Magazine
'... clear and well organised.' Waste Planning
'... a useful 'primer' for students ... There is a wealth of statistical information given, and jargon is either studiously avoided or fully explained.' Journal of Biological Education
'... It is a brave author who is prepared to tackle such a diverse subject but past success and a ready market are reflected in the fact that this is a third edition ... Overall, this is a tour de force which marshals a huge volume of information in its 585 pages; this renders it a valuable teaching aid which is its primary aim and there are few competitors. It contains numerous graphs and diagrams, some photographs, is good on definitions, chapter-by-chapter further reading and internet resources as well as in-chapter questions to prompt enquiry. Any teacher/lecturer of pollution and related issues will find this book an asset.' Bulletin of the British Ecological Society
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Marquita Hill is currently Adjunct Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Formerly of the University of Maine, she developed a number of environmental courses during her time there, including 'Issues in Environmental Pollution', an interdisciplinary introductory course. For seven years she was a visiting scholar in Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and was a founding member and first president of the Green Campus Consortium, an organization devoted to finding sustainable means of management for the state's higher-education institutions.
Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Understanding pollution; 2. Reducing pollution; 3. Chemical toxicity; 4. Chemical exposures and risk assessment; 5. Ambient air pollution; 6. Acid deposition; 7. Global warming; 8. Stratospheric ozone depletion; 9. Water pollution; 10. Drinking water; 11. Solid waste; 12. Hazardous waste; 13. Energy; 14. Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic; 15. Metals; 16. Pesticides; 17. Pollution at home; 18. Zero waste, zero emissions; 19. Chemistry - basic concepts; Index.