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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 ...

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...

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