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The Resource Global environmental change : its nature and impact, John J. Hidore

Global environmental change : its nature and impact, John J. Hidore

Label
Global environmental change : its nature and impact
Title
Global environmental change
Title remainder
its nature and impact
Statement of responsibility
John J. Hidore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This introduction to global environmental change for non-science majors focuses on both the processes of global change and the nature and implications of the impact - including the contribution of the human species to this change.-publisher description
Cataloging source
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Hidore, John J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Climatic changes
  • Biological diversity
  • Nature
Label
Global environmental change : its nature and impact, John J. Hidore
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of global environmental change -- Early geologic time : the Precambrian Era -- Late geologic time -- The Pleistocene : the age of ice -- Early growth and spread of the human population -- The Holocene : Earth's climate since deglaciation -- The last millenium -- Drought, famine, and climatic oscillation -- Industrial revolution and world population growth -- Land degradation : accelerated soil erosion -- Global land degradation -- Human impact on the hydrosphere -- Global changes in atmospheric chemistry -- Stratospheric ozone and ultraviolet radiation -- Habitat destruction, alien species, and biodiversity -- Effects of pesticides, hunting and other human activities on biodiversity -- Forecasts and predictions -- The potential for global warming -- Potential impact of global warming -- Future global environmental change and the human species
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 263 p
Isbn
9780023541346
Lccn
95046750 //r96
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Global environmental change : its nature and impact, John J. Hidore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of global environmental change -- Early geologic time : the Precambrian Era -- Late geologic time -- The Pleistocene : the age of ice -- Early growth and spread of the human population -- The Holocene : Earth's climate since deglaciation -- The last millenium -- Drought, famine, and climatic oscillation -- Industrial revolution and world population growth -- Land degradation : accelerated soil erosion -- Global land degradation -- Human impact on the hydrosphere -- Global changes in atmospheric chemistry -- Stratospheric ozone and ultraviolet radiation -- Habitat destruction, alien species, and biodiversity -- Effects of pesticides, hunting and other human activities on biodiversity -- Forecasts and predictions -- The potential for global warming -- Potential impact of global warming -- Future global environmental change and the human species
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 263 p
Isbn
9780023541346
Lccn
95046750 //r96
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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