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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 ...

Erosion

L. Allan James

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

ErosionIntroductionErosion is the movement of material from rest, as opposed to sediment transport, which is the ongoing movement of material, and dep...

Ethics, Animal

Clare Palmer, Gary Varner

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Animal EthicsIntroductionWork in animal ethics explores both theoretical questions about the basis of moral consideration for animals and what (if any...

Ethics, Environmental

Michael Paul Nelson, Leslie A. Ryan

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Environmental Ethics Introduction Environmental ethics focuses on questions concerning how we ought to inhabit the world; what constitutes a g...

European Union and Environmental Policy, The

David Benson, Andrew Jordan

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

The European Union and Environmental PolicyIntroductionAlthough manifestly not a state, the European Union (EU) has evolved from its origins as a trad...

Extreme Weather and Climate

Friederike Otto

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Extreme Weather and ClimateIntroductionNatural disasters and extreme weather events have been of great societal importance throughout history and ofte...

Feedback Dynamics

Michael L. Deaton

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Feedback DynamicsIntroductionFeedback dynamics refers to the time-varying behavior of a system that is created by a particular class of causal forces ...

Fisheries, Economics of

Dale Squires, Niels Vestergaard

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Economics of FisheriesIntroduction“Economics of fisheries” is a field of economic research that has developed since the mid-1950s. The core of the res...

Footprints

Alessandro Galli

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Footprints Introduction Since the turn of the 21st century, the term “footprint” has become very popular and entered in our daily vocabulary a...

Forensics, Environmental

Robert Morrison

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Environmental ForensicsIntroductionEnvironmental forensics is defined as “the systematic and scientific evaluation of physical, chemical, and historic...

Forest Transition

Patrick Meyfroidt

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Forest Transition Introduction The term forest transition was proposed by geographer Alexander Mather to describe an empirical regularity obse...

Geodiversity and Geoconservation

Murray Gray

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Geodiversity and GeoconservationIntroductionAlthough nature is often equated with wildlife, it does in fact comprise both living and nonliving element...

Geography

Kimberly M. Meitzen

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Geography Introduction Geography is the study of the earth, including the physical environment, humans, natural and cultural places/regions, a...

Geology, Environmental

Ellen Wohl

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Environmental GeologyIntroductionEnvironmental geology involves application of geological knowledge to the investigation of processes occurring at or ...

Global Phosphorus Dynamics

Delphine Defforey, Adina Paytan

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Global Phosphorus DynamicsIntroductionPhosphorus (P) is an essential element for both plant and animal life. It provides energy to cells in the form o...

Groundwater

David Stonestrom

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

GroundwaterIntroductionGroundwater represents the terrestrial subsurface component of the hydrologic cycle. As such, groundwater is generally in motio...

Hazardous Waste

Matthias Beck

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Hazardous WasteIntroductionWithin the Western world, evidence of awareness of hazardous wastes dates back to antiquity, with Athenian law requiring th...

Henry David Thoreau

David M. Robinson

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Henry David ThoreauIntroductionHenry David Thoreau (b. 1817–d. 1862) is best known as the author of Walden (1854), a pivotal work in American nature w...

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