Ciencias ambientales: ecología y desarrollo sostenible / Bernard J. Nebel, Richard T. Wright ; tr. Francisco Javier Dávila. Author: Nebel, Bernard J Search this. Sustainable Future. Front Cover. Richard T. Wright, Bernard J. Nebel. Pearson Prentice Hall, – Ciencias medioambientales – Libros de texto – pages. Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future: Bernard J. Nebel, Richard T. Wright: : Libros.

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Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Sometimes all somebody wants is a small material present that will last them for a lifetime. Wright is Professor Emeritus of Biology at Gordon College in Massachusetts, where he taught environmental science for 28 years. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Although some statistics are fairly recent, others are outdated. This concept is taught in most introductory chemistry classes and should be correct in the ninth edition of a college textbook. Your request to send bernars item has been completed. This is a fairly good textbook. Other statements are proposed as absolutes, although there are often counterexamples to disprove the absolute. These little pieces of text are direct and to the point to prevent confusion in the reader.

Advanced Search Find a Library. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Along the side of the road, there is a truck stop, and the trucks in it are richqrd as not moving toward nor away from sustainability. Chiras quotes or cites his own work at least eight times in the book. An extensive resource package integrates text and digital media in an easy-to-use format designed to assist instructors in classroom preparation.

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Each chapter has more than one crossword puzzle, each puzzle from the chapter consisting of a slightly different word list. If the scales were the same, many more inferences could be made about the decrease of the pH of acid precipitation over the last half century, but as is, it is difficult to compare data between the two maps.


View all subjects More like this User lists Similar Items. He and his wife Ann recently moved to Byfield, Massachusetts, and they drive a Toyota Camry hybrid vehicle as a means of reducing their environmental impact. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

The crossword puzzles are very useful. The text material was supplemented in my class with chemical cycles that greatly enhanced my understanding of environmental issues and that information would be a recommended addition to this material.

Ciencias ambientales : ecología y desarrollo sostenible

To illustrate another questionable piece of evidence used in Environmental Science, Chiras displays a flowchart, also showing several of the supposed root causes of the environmental crisis. On the other hand, the other expert’s article was written just as well. This time it is clearly defined in the chapter, yet it would have been more beneficial to the reader to have a definition the first time it appeared as a key term. Although the logic in this idea can be found, it is bernadd far-reaching concept that has only been addressed by a handful of authors.

The key concepts are at the end of almost all of the sections and subsections. It explores the interactions of humans within ricbard natural environment and probes issues Wright No preview available – Would you also like to submit a review for this item? For many years Wright received grant support from the National Science Foundation for his work in marine microbiology and, inhe was a founding faculty member of Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies in Michigan, where he also served as Academic Chairman for 11 years.


Sadly, you have to complete the whole quiz before it can be graded. It would be a great start to a study guide although extra notes will probably be needed. Would’ve preferred some multiple choice quizzes in it, though. Finding libraries that hold this item It would be nice if all of the key terms were defined in the interactive glossary, but the content it does have is very useful and informative.

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The interactive flashcards are very basic. Chiras is constantly trying to change how people think, but overall, these sections are good and improve thinking skills. They are in place to keep the process of learning the material as easy as possible so that the reader spends more time learning than fighting the text to learn.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. There is an example in the chapter, but it is not clearly defined. The document tells you a website to go to and questions that can be answered by looking on this website. Some of the concepts of environmental science are very hard to understand; that is a given.

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Likewise, Chiras mentions at one point that domestic supplies of natural gas are on the decline, when in fact, the amount of natural gas the U. The structure of the textbook with references to information found in other chapters was very helpful. United Nations,” which is not an important part of the chapter. You click on the region you want to learn more about and a list of websites comes up.