Environment: The Science Behind the Stories

3.46 avg rating
( 63 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780131346420: Environment: The Science Behind the Stories

"Environment: The Science Behind the Stories" is an introductory textbook that uses case studies and real data to demonstrate the role of science in identifying and solving pressing environmental problems. The book integrates case studies into the body of the text to provide a contextual framework for the science readers are learning. With only 22 chapters, this book avoids the encyclopedic approach of other textbooks on the market. A panoramic view of environmental science and issues, including the important policy, economic, and ethical issues behind the scientific ones. For college instructors, students, and anyone interested in environmental science and issues.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Jay H. Withgott

Jay H. Withgott is a science and environmental writer with a background in scientific research and teaching. He holds degrees from Yale University, University of Arkansas, and University of Arizona. As a researcher, he has published scientific papers on topics in ecology, evolution, animal behavior, and conservation biology in a variety of journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, Evolution, and Animal Behavior. He has taught university-level laboratory courses in ecology, ornithology, vertebrate diversity, anatomy, and general biology.

 

As a science writer, Jay has authored articles for a variety of journals and magazines including Science, New Scientist, BioScience, Current Biology, Conservation in Practice, and Natural History. He combines his scientific expertise with his past experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers to make science accessible and engaging for general audiences.

 

Jay lives with his wife, biologist Susan Masta, in Portland, Oregon, and takes every opportunity he can to explore the diverse landscapes of Oregon and the American West.

 

 

Scott Brennan

Scott Brennan has taught environmental science, ecology, resource policy, and journalism at Western Washington University and at Walla Walla Community College. He has also worked as a journalist, photographer, and consultant.

 

Scott has cultivated his expertise in environmental science and public policy by serving as Campaign Director of Alaskans for Responsible Mining, as Executive Conservation Fellow of the National Parks Conservation Association in Washington, D.C., and as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense Environmental Security Office at the Pentagon

 

When not at work, Scott is likely to be found exploring Alaska’s Chugach Mountains and the Bristol Bay drainages in Southwest Alaska. He lives with his wife, Angela, and their dogs Raven and Hatcher in South Central Alaska’s Chester Creek Watershed.

 

 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 119.60
US$ 12.75

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (2006)
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131346423

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
Published by Prentice Hall College Div
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
K12books
(Scottsville, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall College Div. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0131346423 Minimal shelf wear. Cd is included but seal is broken. We usually ship the same day if ordered by 2pm EST!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0131346423ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (2006)
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131346423

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801313464201.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (2006)
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-261-32-3347103

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Brennan, Scott R.; Withgott, Jay
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (2006)
ISBN 10: 0131346423 ISBN 13: 9780131346420
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131346423

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds