Environmental Ecology

Environmental Ecology

The Ecological Effects of Pollution, Disturbance, and Other Stresses

2nd Edition - November 18, 1994

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  • Author: Bill Freedman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080505770

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Thoroughly revised and significantly expanded, the Second Edition of Environmental Ecology provides new case studies and in-depth treatment of the effects of pollution and other disturbances on our oceans, lakes, forests, and air. New chapters on biological resources and ecological applications have been added, including material on environmental economics, import assessments, ecological monitoring, and environmental ethics. Extensive indexes, a glossary, and a bibliography are included.

Table of Contents

  • Preface.
    Acknowledgments.
    The Ecological Effects of Pollution, Disturbance, and Other Stresses.
    Air Pollution.
    Toxic Elements.
    Acidification.
    Forest Declines.
    Oil Pollution.
    Eutrophication of Freshwater.
    Pesticides.
    Harvesting of Forests.
    Biodiversity and Extinctions.
    Ecological Effects of Warfare.
    Biological Resources.
    Some Applications of Environmental Ecology.
    References.
    Glossary.
    Indexes.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 606
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
  • Published: November 18, 1994
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080505770

About the Author

Bill Freedman

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Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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