Author : David Kemp
Description:The Environment Dictionary provides an essential source of information on all aspects of the environment. It includes all the basic scientific terms and concepts along with socio-economic, cultural, historical and political elements which impact on the environment. This dictionary provides the interdisciplinary approach required to understand environmental issues worldwide. Designed for a wide range of readers, the dictionary is up-to-date, easy to read and to reference. Selected environmental issues which have particular importance are treated in greater depth through a series of boxed case studies. A wide range of maps and figures illustrate the texts and extensive cross-referencing between entries ensures readers can build on their knowledge.