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Environmental glossary

Environmental glossary

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Published by Government Institutes in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental protection -- Dictionaries.,
    • Pollution -- Dictionaries.,
    • Environmental law -- United States -- Terminology.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by G. William Frick and Thomas F.P. Sullivan.
      ContributionsFrick, G. William., Sullivan, Thomas F. P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD169.3 .E58 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 360 p. ;
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2747986M
      ISBN 100865871345
      LC Control Number86081037
      OCLC/WorldCa13750715

      Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological and information sciences (including ecology, biology, physics, chemistry, plant science, zoology, mineralogy, oceanography, limnology, soil science, geology and physical geography, and atmospheric science) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems.


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