Renewable Resources in Our Future

Renewable Resources in Our Future

Environmental Sciences and Applications

1st Edition - January 1, 1980

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  • Author: Alden D. Hinckley
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188775

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Renewable Resources in Our Future is a collection of illustrated papers that discusses various renewable energy sources. The opening chapter discusses the concepts involved in relying solely on renewable energy, including the advantages and disadvantages. The succeeding chapters cover various renewable resources, such as solar, water, and soil. The book also details both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. The last chapter talks about alternative future, such as nuclear-powered society and space cities. The text will be of great interest to individuals concerned with the world energy situation.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

    1. Relying on the Renewable

    2. The Complete Spectrum of Solar Energy

    3. Water, Water—But Not Everywhere

    4. Soil, the Resource Everyone Takes for Granted

    5. A Steady Supply of Good Food

    6. Balanced Use of Forests

    7. Wildlife—Rare, Common or Too Many

    8. Inland and Coastal Wetlands

    9. Marine Fisheries and Fishermen

    10. Is There Another Way?

    Index


Product details

  • No. of pages: 130
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1980
  • Published: January 1, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188775

About the Author

Alden D. Hinckley

About the Editors

Asit K. Biswas

Margaret R. Biswas

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