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The Human Impact on the Natural Environment, 5th Edition Andrew S. Goudie

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment, 5th Edition

Andrew S. Goudie

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ISBN : 9780262072021
Hardcover
511 pages
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 About the Book 

Winner of the Chicago Geographic Society Publication Award, 1982.The Human Impact on the Natural Environment has become the classic student text on how human activity has changed and continues to change the face of the Earth. The fifth editionMoreWinner of the Chicago Geographic Society Publication Award, 1982.The Human Impact on the Natural Environment has become the classic student text on how human activity has changed and continues to change the face of the Earth. The fifth edition maintains the structure of the previous editions as it examines the human role in natural processes and systems. Areas covered include animals, vegetation, soils, landforms, water, the atmosphere, and climate. The book also considers future implications, particularly global warming.The text and references of this edition have been updated throughout. The book includes new or expanded sections on species decline, pollution, sea level, ozone depletion, and climate change, as well as an expanded guide for further reading. It provides a comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today and gives students of the environment an essential introduction to the impact of humans on the Earth.