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Acid Deposition

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Acid Deposition Introduction Acid deposition is one of the major environmental problems of the modern world. This broad term refers to a mix o...

Agricultural Land Abandonment

Alexander V. Prishchepov

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Agricultural Land AbandonmentIntroductionAgricultural land abandonment is increasingly a global land-cover change phenomenon that has strong implicati...

Agrochemical Pollutants

Kathleen Bowmer

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Agrochemical PollutantsIntroductionPesticides and fertilizers are widely used in agriculture. They are essential to the production of food and fiber f...

Agroforestry Systems

Maren Oelbermann

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Agroforestry SystemsIntroductionAgroforestry systems are land management practices in which trees and shrubs are produced on the same land area as agr...

Agroforestry: The North American Perspective

Sarah T. Lovell, Harold E. "Gene" Garrett

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Agroforestry: The North American PerspectiveIntroductionAgroforestry has a long, rich history that is rooted in activities practiced by indigenous com...

Antarctica

Peter Convey

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

AntarcticaIntroductionAntarctica originally formed part of the southern supercontinent, Gondwana, and its fossil record shows that the continent hoste...

Anthropocene

Andrew Goudie

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

AnthropoceneIntroductionThe term “Anthropocene” has Greek roots (anthropo meaning “human” and –cene meaning “new”). It is a new term for an older conc...

Applied Fluvial Ecohydraulic

Gregory B. Pasternack

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Applied Fluvial EcohydraulicsIntroductionAll over the world rivers and the fluvial ecosystem are systemically collapsing in response to cumulative his...

Arid Environments

David S.G. Thomas

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Arid Environments Introduction Arid environments cover almost half the earth’s land surface and embrace a considerable range of environmental ...

Arsenic Contamination in South and Southeast Asia

John C. Ayers, Steven Goodbred, Matthew Dietrich

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Arsenic Contamination in South and Southeast AsiaIntroductionRural populations in South and Southeast Asia often rely on groundwater for drinking and ...

Beavers as Agents of Landscape Change

Cherie J. Westbrook

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Beavers as Agents of Landscape ChangeIntroductionBeavers ingeniously alter environments to suit their needs of predator protection and food access, cr...

Berry, Wendell

Kyle Dell

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Wendell Berry Introduction Wendell Berry (b. 1934) is a visionary, poet, author, and activist, born to a farming family in Henry County, Kentu...

Burroughs, John

James Warren

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

John Burroughs Introduction John Burroughs (b. 1837–d. 1921) was perhaps the best-known and most widely read American nature writer of the la...

Bush Encroachment

Timothy Gordon O'Connor, Nicola Stevens

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Bush EncroachmentIntroductionSavannas are a significant biome within the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia, North America, South A...

Carbon Dynamics

Rebecca Abney, Chelsea Arnold, Michael Kaiser, Lixia Jin, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Carbon DynamicsIntroductionThe biogeochemical cycle of carbon (C) in the earth system controls fluxes, pools, and transformations associated with life...

Carson, Rachel

Lisa Sideris, Amy M. Hay

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Rachel CarsonIntroductionNature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson (b. 1907–d. 1964) shared her passion for the natural world through her writt...

Case Studies in Groundwater Contaminant Fate and Transport

Barbara Bekins

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Case Studies in Groundwater Contaminant Fate and TransportIntroductionA case study of groundwater contamination is a detailed study of a single site c...

Climate Change and Conflict in Northern Africa

Janpeter Schilling, Lisa Krause

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Climate Change and Conflict in Northern AfricaIntroductionClimate change is one of the key challenges the world is facing in the 21st century. Concern...

Common Pool Resources

Tanya Heikkila, David P. Carter

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Common Pool ResourcesIntroductionCommon pool resources (CPRs) are characterized as resources for which the exclusion of users is difficult (referred t...

Contaminant Dispersal in the Environment

Roberto Bargagli, Emilia Rota

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Contaminant Dispersal in The EnvironmentIntroductionContaminants are foreign substances or impurities affecting the composition of air, water, soil, a...

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