Environmental Science: Working with the Earth (Wadsworth Biology Series)

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9780534506162: Environmental Science: Working with the Earth (Wadsworth Biology Series)

This concise introduction to environmental science (a shorter alternative to Miller's Living in the Environment, 727 pages) uses basic and easily understandable scientific laws, principles, and concepts to help students understand environmental and resource problems and the possible solutions to these problems. It includes many full-color illustrations and photographs and a writing style that is clear, personal, and lively. Extensive reviewing by hundreds of experts and Miller's careful research covering more than 10,000 sources ensure the text's accuracy and currency. During the early 1970's, Miller's texts helped shape and define the environmental science course. Since 1975 Miller's books have been the most widely used environmental science texts in the United States and in the world. His books have been published in five languages and have been used by more than two million students. The book's 414 illustrations are designed to present complex ideas in understandable ways and to relate learning to the real world.

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Author of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, SUSTAINING THE EARTH and ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, G. Tyler Miller, Jr. has written more than 40 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science and chemistry since 1970. Since 1975, Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. They have been used by more than two million students and have been translated into six languages. Tyler Miller has a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctorate degrees for his contributions to environmental education. Currently he is the President of Earth Education and Research.

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"Miller has written and rewritten the standard to which all other environmenta science texts are compared."

"Tyler Miller's books.... rank among the best available worldwide. Whenever a new edition comes out, I grab it forthwith, whereupon I become yet more amazed that he can maintain such a hyper-high standard of work. In fact, I have just one basic reaction to Miller: right on, write on!"

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