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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia

Philip M. Fearnside

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Deforestation in Brazilian AmazoniaIntroductionTropical deforestation represents one of the world’s great environmental problems, and Brazilian Amazon...


Edward J. Anthony

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

DeltasIntroductionRiver deltas are subaqueous and subaerial coastal accumulations of river-derived sediments adjacent to, or close to, the source rive...

Desert Dust in the Atmosphere

Natalie M. Mahowald

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Desert Dust in the Atmosphere Introduction Desert dust represents one of the largest sources of aerosols to the atmosphere in terms of mass (s...

Determinism, Environmental

John L. Brooke

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Environmental DeterminismIntroductionThis article provides an outline of the intellectual history of the concept of “environmental determinism,” and i...


E. A. Johnson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

DisturbanceIntroductionDisturbance is often used, intuitively or colloquially, to imply some disastrous event that is disruptive or destructive. In na...


Valeriy Ivanov, Simone Fatichi, Edoardo Daly

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

EcohydrologyIntroductionEcohydrology is a cross-disciplinary field that emerged in the early 2000s as a result of recognition of the need to better un...

Ecological Integrity

Robert M. Hughes

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Ecological Integrity: Conceptual Foundations and ApplicationsIntroductionAs the term suggests, ecological integrity refers to the pristineness, undimi...

Economic Valuation Methods for Non-market Goods or Services

Bengt Kriström, Per-Olov Johansson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Economic Valuation Methods for Non-Market Goods or ServicesIntroductionEconomic valuation methods for non-market goods and services comprise a range o...

Economics of International Environmental Agreements

Hans-Peter Weikard, Ekko van Ierland

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Economics of International Environmental AgreementsIntroductionInternational Environmental Agreements (IEAs) respond to transnational environmental pr...

Economics of Water Management

Xueqin Zhu

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Economics of Water Management Introduction Water is a scarce natural resource. It is not only used as an input to economic activity such as ir...

Economics, Environmental

Roger Perman

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Environmental Economics Introduction Environmental economics uses the tools of economic analysis to address issues relating to the impacts of ...

Effects of Land Use

Darla K. Munroe

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Effects Of Land UseIntroductionLand use refers to the management or modification of the earth’s land surface by human agents. Often it refers to the c...

Endocrine Disruptors

Laura N. Vandenberg, SriDurgaDevi Kolla

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Endocrine DisruptorsIntroductionEndocrine disruptors, also referred to as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), are compounds that interfere with the...

Endocrinology, Environmental

Sean C. Lema

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Environmental EndocrinologyIntroductionEnvironmental endocrinology is the study of how the environmental conditions experienced by an organism affect ...

Engineering, Environmental

Mira S. Olson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Environmental Engineering Introduction Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to the design of env...

Environmental Assessment

Bram Noble

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Environmental AssessmentIntroductionEnvironmental assessment (EA) is the process of identifying the future consequences of a current or proposed actio...

Environmental Flows

Ryan Morrison, Erin Bray

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Environmental FlowsIntroductionEnvironmental flows are commonly defined as the river-flow characteristics necessary to maintain the integrity of river...

Environmental Health

Mark F. Miller, Kelly J. Chandler, Linda S. Birnbaum

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Environmental HealthIntroductionEach day people are exposed to a wide variety of agents and stressors that have the potential to impact human health a...

Environmental Law

Liz Fisher

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Environmental LawIntroductionEnvironmental law is the law of environmental problems. It is a subject that can be traced back to ancient civilizations ...

Environmental Sociology

Kyle W. Knight

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Environmental SociologyIntroductionHaving emerged in the 1970s as public awareness of and concern for environmental problems increased, environmental ...

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