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"An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues" provides a full description of scientific knowledge of environmental systems and processes. The authors build on this factual base to analyze the world's major environmental concerns. The human dimension - cultural, economic and political factors and impacts - is explained and integrated into this discussion. Contemporary case studies are drawn from every part of the world and state-of-the-art research on specific problems and solutions is explained.
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Kevin Pickering is Reader in Geology at University College London. Lewis A. Owen is Lecturer in Geology and Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.Review:
'At last a text on issues packed with scientific data, that is backed by a comprehensive bibliography and is bang up-to-date. Bold type and key points are the icing on an already reader-friendly text' - D Harding, Wolverhampton
'The aim, pitch and content of GEI is not matched in terms of content and beradth of subject matter by any other introductory text in this field. The pitch of the writing is spot on for introductory students' - L. Dumayne, University of Birmingham
'An extremely well illustrated and well written text book, that covers all of the fundamental aspects of environmental issues that are required in my courses.' - Mike Whatley, Leicester
'Clear, easy to read, with great diagrams and photographs' - L. Mansfield, Otley Agricultural College
'Beautifully produced. An invaluable guide for social science students needing to understand the importance of global environmental issues. - Dr Dodds, Edinburgh
'Good coverage of subject, well structured with splendid illustrations' - David Rice, Dundee
'It is well written, clearly illustrated and presents environmental principles in a simple but up-to-date manner - Professor Kelling, Keele
'Excellent coverage and very accessible' - John Soussan, Leeds
'This is probably one of the most useful texts for students new to Environmental Issues ... there are no real weaknesses' - Richard Blanchard, Suffolk
'A much needed source book for Science and Geography teachers' - C.R. Dulton, Bath
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Book Description Routledge, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0415102286
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0415102286
Book Description Routledge, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd. Seller Inventory # DADAX0415102286