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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

Edited by Chris Park

  • Contains over 8,500 entries on environmental science and conservation
  • Social as well as scientific focus: comprehensive coverage of the social aspect of environmental science (including treaties, organisations, and agencies relating to the environment) as well as ecology
  • Over 30 highlighted entries on key topics, such as Air pollution, Chernobyl, El Niño, Gaia hypothesis, and Ozone depletion
  • Appendices cover a range of related subjects including weblinks, international environmental treaties, the Beaufort Scale, the Richter scale, and the geologic timescale
  • Suitable for students of environmental science and related subjects, professionals working with the environment, and the general reader interested in environment and conservation

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