Recent Advances and Issues in Environmental Science

1st Edition

William Hunter, III

Apple Academic Press
Published December 15, 2011
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781926692708 - CAT# N10631

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Summary

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.

Environmental science integrates physical and biological sciences to the study of the environment, with the goal of solving today’s environmental challenges. Many of these challenges tie into a greater concept of using the earth’s resources sustainably. This collection brings together some very important advances in environmental science, including how climate change affects plant disease, how to keep birds and bats away from wind turbines, disinfecting polluted water for drinking, how climate policy impacts natural habitats, cancer risk due to ecological issues, and much more.