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Goudie, Andrew S.

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment: Past, Present, and Future

Goudie, Andrew S. - The Human Impact on the Natural Environment: Past, Present, and Future, ebook

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The seventh edition of this classic student text explores the multitude of impacts that humans have had over time upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms and the atmosphere. It also looks into the future and considers the ways in which climate changes and modifications in land cover may change the environment in coming decades. Extensively re-written, it contains many new statistical tables, figures, and references.  It is essential reading for undergraduates in geography and environmental science, and for those who want a thorough, wide-ranging and balanced overview  of  the impacts of humans upon natural processes and systems from the Stone Age to the Anthropocene and who wish to understand the major environmental issues that concern the human race at the present time.

Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/goudiehumanimpact.

Keywords: General & Introductory Earth Sciences, human impact on natural environment, global warming, global change, Kyoto, Stern report, soil conservation, ocean acidificatoin, ice cap retreat, tectonic activity, volcanic activity,  

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
7
Page amount
496 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118578254
Printed ISBN
9781118576588

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