Earth Science

Earth Science

Note: This is the standalone book Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science provides a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, ...

Author: Edward J. Tarbuck

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 013454353X

Category: Earth sciences

Page: 800

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For introductory courses in earth science. Use dynamic media to bring Earth Science to life Earth Science answers the need for a straightforward text that excites readers about the world around them. Perfect for individuals with little-to-no background in science, the text covers geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy clearly and without technical jargon. Tarbuck, Lutgens, and Tasa are praised for their uncomplicated writing, dynamic media that help visualize physical processes, stunning art program that brings the "wow" factor, and valuable activities in Mastering Geology that provide activity-based learning to solidify readers' understanding. The 15th Edition incorporates the latest data and applications from Earth Science, new data analysis activities, and an updated dynamic mobile media and Mastering Geology program. Also available with Mastering Geology By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult Earth Science concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Geology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Geology, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Geology search for: 013460993X / 9780134609935 Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 013454353X / 9780134543536 Earth Science 013460993X / 9780134609935 Mastering Geology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Earth Science
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Climate Change For Beginners

Climate Change For Beginners

Washington, DC: Earth Policy Institute, 2008. Cothron, Julia H., Ronald N. Giese, and Richard J. Rezba. Students and Research: Practical Strategies for Science Classrooms and Competitions, 4th ed. ... Environmental Science, 15th ed.

Author: Dean Goodwin

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 9781939994691

Category: Science

Page: 144

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Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it? Climate Change For Beginners is a clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator who takes a scrupulously balanced approach in explaining the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the whos, hows, whats, whens, wheres and whys of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth’s climate. Working from the premise that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something, Dean Goodwin challenges readers with experiments they can conduct to gain a better understanding of the science underlying the problems facing our planet and concludes with a list of 50 easy actions readers can choose from to start doing their part in the effort to slow or stop global warming. Replaces previous edition, ISBN 9781934389430.
Categories: Science

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Experiencing nature can also provide a sense of wonder and connection to life on Earth, which keeps us alive and supports our economies. ... ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE FIFTeeNTh EdITION G. Tyler Miller Scott E. Spoolman.

Author: G. Tyler Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305544789

Category: Science

Page: 592

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Inspiring people to care about the planet ... In the new edition of ENVIRONNMENTAL SCIENCE, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text that will equip you with the inspiration and knowledge you need to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers and Grantees and features over 180 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using this empowering book, you will learn how nature works, how you interact with it, and how you can use various scientific principles based on how nature has sustained life on the earth for billions of years to live more sustainably. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Earth Sciences History

Earth Sciences History

( with L. G. Pattillo , Jr. ) A human skeleton found near Carrollton , Texas : Geology of the site : Field and Lab . , Vol . 8 , pp . ... Earth Sciences ( history of ) : Encyclopaedia Britannica , 15th ed . , vol . 6 , pp .

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ISBN: IND:30000002959132

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Cooperation In Science And Technology

Cooperation In Science And Technology

Data were compiled on the basis of entries found in American Men and Women of Science (15th Edition), ... In the earth sciences group, on the other hand, 86 percent of the participants were listed, and 72.4 and 71.9 precent, ...

Author: Catherine P. Ailes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429709418

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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The U.S.-USSR Agreement on Cooperation in the Fields of Science and Technology (the S&T Agreement), a major program of scientific and technical cooperation with the Soviet Union, brought about a broadening of the scope of cooperation and an increase in the number of scientists participating in such exchanges. This book takes a retrospective look at the U.S. experience under the agreement. The background, objectives, organizational arrangements, and evaluations of specific projects are examined within the context of the scientific community and the concerns of the two governments. The authors discuss the relative success of the agreement and propose ways in which the scientific and political benefits could be increased.
Categories: Political Science

Earth Science

Earth Science

Earth Science Curriculum Project We trust that many of our readers are taking advantage of Dr. Matthews ' offer ... With Henry Dake and Ben Hur Wilson , he is co - editor of Quartz Family Minerals , now in its 15th edition , one of the ...

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ISBN: PSU:000052085475

Category: Earth sciences

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Eugene Odum

Eugene Odum

Bulletin of the Georgia Academy of Science 31 ( 1973 ) : 1-12 . With James G. Gosselink and R. M. ... 15th ed . , 1974 , 281–286 . “ Ecosystem Theory . " In Encyclopedia of Environmental Science , 208-218 . London : Gordon and Breach ...

Author: Betty Jean Craige

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820324736

Category: Nature

Page: 226

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Students of nature around the world revere Eugene Odum as a founder and pioneer of ecosystem ecology. In this biography of Odum, Betty Jean Craige depicts the intellectual growth, creativity, and vision of the scientist who made the ecosystem concept central to his discipline and translated the principles of ecosystem ecology into lessons in preserving the natural environment. Placing Odum's achievements in historical context, Craige traces his life from his childhood through his education, his collaboration with his brother Howard T. Odum in developing methods to study ecosystems, his contributions to the field of radiation ecology, his emergence as an internationally distinguished educator of ecosystem ecology, and his environmental activism. Craige also describes Odum's role in the creation of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, the Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, and the Institute of Ecology at the University of Georgia, where he became identified with the statement "The ecosystem is greater than the sum of its parts." Odum's textbook Fundamentals of Ecology is a classic, published in numerous editions and translations worldwide. Odum achieved membership in the National Academy of Sciences, shared with his brother the prestigious Crafoord Prize for Ecology, accepted six honorary doctorates, and received numerous awards for environmental activities.
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Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

Ahmed K., Kashyap S., and Sinha S. (2000) “Pollution of Hinduism”, Down to Earth Science and Environment Fortnightly published by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi (February 15th edition) 27–37 (available online at: ...

Author: Willis J. Jenkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317655336

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 462

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The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field. It encourages both appreciative and critical angles regarding religious traditions, communities, attitude, and practices. It presents contrasting ways of thinking about "religion" and about "ecology" and about ways of connecting the two terms. Written by a team of leading international experts, the Handbook discusses dynamics of change within religious traditions as well as their roles in responding to global challenges such as climate change, water, conservation, food and population. It explores the interpretations of indigenous traditions regarding modern environmental problems drawing on such concepts as lifeway and indigenous knowledge. This volume uniquely intersects the field of religion and ecology with new directions within the humanities and the sciences. This interdisciplinary volume is an essential reference for scholars and students across the social sciences and humanities and for all those looking to understand the significance of religion in environmental studies and policy.
Categories: Business & Economics

Earth Science Digest

Earth Science Digest

Ries , H. - ECONOMIC GEOLOGY ( 4th Ed . , 1916 ) . ... Scott , W. B. - AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY ( 2nd Ed . , 1912 ) . ... S. L. MANUAL OF DETERMINATIVE MINERALOGY WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON BLOWPIPE ANALYSIS ( 15th Ed . , 1899 ) .

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ISBN: PSU:000052085420

Category: Geology

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Valuing Life

Valuing Life

sokratiker, 4th ed. ... See Carl Sagan, s.v. “Life,” Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed. ... as Living Organism,” New Scientist 112 (1986): 25– 28; James E. Lovelock, "Geophysiology: A New Look at Earth Science,” in R. Dickenson (ed.) ...

Author: John Kleinig

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400862283

Category: Philosophy

Page: 306

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Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, war, genetic engineering and fetal experimentation, environmental and animal rights--these topics inspire some of today's most heated public controversies. And it is fashionable to pursue these debates in terms of the negative query "Under what conditions may life be disregarded or terminated?" John Kleinig asks a different, more positive question: What may be said in behalf of life? Looking at the full range of appeals to life's value, he considers a variety of issues. Is livingness as such to be affirmed and respected? Is there an ascending order of plant, animal, and human life? Does human life possess a distinctive claim, or must we discriminate between humans that do and humans that do not have claims on us? Kleinig shows that assertions about valuing life camouflage a complex normative vocabulary about worth, reverence, sanctity, dignity, respect, and rights. And "life," too, is subject to an assortment of understandings. Sensitive to the frameworks informing diverse appeals to life's value, this comprehensive work will interest readers concerned with the environment, animal rights, or bioethics. Originally published in 1991. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Categories: Philosophy