By John A Matthews

ISBN-10: 1446247112

ISBN-13: 9781446247112

Accessibly written by means of a workforce of foreign authors, the Encyclopedia of Environmental Change offers a gateway to the complicated proof, strategies, recommendations, technique and philosophy of environmental change.  This three-volume set illustrates and examines issues inside this dynamic and speedily altering interdisciplinary field.  The encyclopedia comprises the entire following features of environmental change:

  • Diverse facts of environmental switch, together with weather switch and alterations on land and within the oceans

  • Underlying natural and anthropogenic reasons and mechanisms

  • Wide-ranging neighborhood, local and global impacts from the polar areas to the tropics

  • Responses of geo-ecosystems and human-environmental platforms within the face of prior, current and destiny environmental change

  • Approaches, methodologies and strategies used for reconstructing, courting, tracking, modelling, projecting and predicting change

  • Social, fiscal and political dimensions of environmental issues, environmental conservation and management and environmental policy


Over 4,000 entries discover the next key issues and more:

  • Conservation
  • Demographic change
  • Environmental administration

  • Environmental policy

  • Environmental security

  • Food security

  • Glaciation

  • Green Revolution

  • Human influence on environment

  • Industrialization

  • Landuse change

  • Military affects on environment

  • Mining and mining impacts

  • Nuclear energy

  • Pollution

  • Renewable resources

  • Solar energy

  • Sustainability

  • Tourism

  • Trade

  • Water resources

  • Water security

  • Wildlife conservation

The accomplished insurance of terminology contains layers of entries starting from one-line definitions to brief essays, making this a useful spouse for any pupil of actual geography, environmental geography or environmental sciences.

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