The Resource The earth around us : maintaining a livable planet, Jill S. Schneiderman, editor

The earth around us : maintaining a livable planet, Jill S. Schneiderman, editor

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The earth around us : maintaining a livable planet
Title
The earth around us
Title remainder
maintaining a livable planet
Statement of responsibility
Jill S. Schneiderman, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE105
LC item number
.E16 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Schneiderman, Jill S
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  • Environmental sciences
  • Nature
  • Sciences de l'environnement
  • Homme
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The earth around us : maintaining a livable planet, Jill S. Schneiderman, editor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-442) and index
Contents
Geology : the bifocal science -- Set piece on geologic time from Annals of the Former World -- Stories of land, stories from land -- Henry's land -- Natural science, natural resources, and the nature of nature -- Why believe a computer? Models, measures, and meaning in the natural world -- Down to earth : a historical look at government-sponsored geology -- Sustainable living : common ground for geology and theology -- The golden rule : a proper scale for our environmental crisis -- Ruling the range : managing the public's resources -- Rocks, paper, soils, trees : the view from an experimental forest -- Are soils endangered? -- The Edwards Aquifer : water for thirsty Texans -- From the Catskills to Canal Street : New York City's water supply -- Sustaining healthy coasts -- Lessons from lighthouses : shifting sands, coastal management strategies, and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse controversy -- The follies of Lotus Bay -- Dredging to keep New York-New Jersey Harbor alive -- An earth scientist in city hall : geology and community planning -- From reservoir to wetland : the rise and fall of an Ohio dam -- Living with Karst : maintaining a clean water supply in Olmsted County, Minnesota -- Standoff at Yucca Mountain : high-level nuclear waste in the United States -- Appetite for toxins : bioremediation of contaminated soil -- Ocean circulation : conveyor of past and future climate -- A record of climate change from Owens Lake sediment -- Lessons from the past for future climate -- Nature's sunscreen : ozone depletion and the health of the whole -- Let Earth speak! -- Geology and environmental justice : an example from Hawaii -- Stakes, options, and some natural limits to a sustainable world -- What else should my neighbor know?
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 455 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033597572
Label
The earth around us : maintaining a livable planet, Jill S. Schneiderman, editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-442) and index
Contents
Geology : the bifocal science -- Set piece on geologic time from Annals of the Former World -- Stories of land, stories from land -- Henry's land -- Natural science, natural resources, and the nature of nature -- Why believe a computer? Models, measures, and meaning in the natural world -- Down to earth : a historical look at government-sponsored geology -- Sustainable living : common ground for geology and theology -- The golden rule : a proper scale for our environmental crisis -- Ruling the range : managing the public's resources -- Rocks, paper, soils, trees : the view from an experimental forest -- Are soils endangered? -- The Edwards Aquifer : water for thirsty Texans -- From the Catskills to Canal Street : New York City's water supply -- Sustaining healthy coasts -- Lessons from lighthouses : shifting sands, coastal management strategies, and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse controversy -- The follies of Lotus Bay -- Dredging to keep New York-New Jersey Harbor alive -- An earth scientist in city hall : geology and community planning -- From reservoir to wetland : the rise and fall of an Ohio dam -- Living with Karst : maintaining a clean water supply in Olmsted County, Minnesota -- Standoff at Yucca Mountain : high-level nuclear waste in the United States -- Appetite for toxins : bioremediation of contaminated soil -- Ocean circulation : conveyor of past and future climate -- A record of climate change from Owens Lake sediment -- Lessons from the past for future climate -- Nature's sunscreen : ozone depletion and the health of the whole -- Let Earth speak! -- Geology and environmental justice : an example from Hawaii -- Stakes, options, and some natural limits to a sustainable world -- What else should my neighbor know?
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 455 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033597572

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