Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment

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Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, 17e, International Edition provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and qGood Newsq examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be.7-2 How does climate affect the nature and location of biomes? ConCept 7-2 Differences in long-term average annual precipitation and temperature lead to the formation of tropical, ... Uneven heating of the eartha#39;s surface by the sun.

Title:Living in the Environment
Author:George Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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