Table of contents for Essential environment : the science behind the stories / by Jay Withgott, Scott Brennan.

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1 An Introduction to Environmental Science 
2 Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy 
3 Environmental Systems: chemistry, energy, and ecosystems 
4 Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology 
5 Species Interactions and Community Ecology \
6 Human Population
7 Soil and Agriculture and Future food
8 Biodiversity and conservation biology
9 Cities, forests, and Parks: Land Use and Resource 
10 Environmental health and Toxicology
11 Geology Minerals and Mining
12 Fresh Water, Oceans, and Coasts: systems, resources and 
13 Atmospheric Science and Pollution
14 Global Climate change
15 Nonrenewable energy sources, their impacts, and energy 
16renewable energy alternatives
17 waste management
Appendix A: Some Basics on Graphs A-1 
Appendix B: Metric System B-1 
Appendix C: Periodic Table of the Elements C-1 
Appendix D: Geologic Time Scale D-1 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Environmental sciences.