Living with the Earth, Third Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 5, 2007 - Science - 632 pages
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Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect

It’s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in their own right.

See what’s new and updated coverage includes:

  • Emergency preparedness for environmental health practitioners including a discussion on their roles and operations
  • Population dynamics, various cultural philosophies regarding overpopulation, and underpopulation in the developed nations
  • Mechanisms of environmental disease with emphasis on genetic disease and developmental disorders
  • Alternative to chemical pest control
  • Genetic basis of cancer
  • The growing problems of asthma and air pollutants as well as newly emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  • An exploration of the mechanisms of toxicity, with special reference to the immune system and endocrine disruption
  • Hazardous waste treatment, use, and recycling
  • HACCP and assuring food quality, food safety issues, and Food Quality Protection Act
  • Risk assessment and risk management principles
  • A discussion in the change in directions in regulatory compliance
  • Technical illustrations, charts, graphs, and photographs that improve learning and simplify concepts

What’s on the Web:

  • Test bank and study questions
  • Microsoft PowerPoint presentation slides in digital format
  • Study guides with detailed notes, color figures, and tables
  • Printable sample questions and answers for each chapter
  • Search tools for online journals and databases covering useful, up-to-date information

Incorporates traditional concepts with new, emerging, and controversial issues

Always on the forefront of new ideas and new technology, the book includes up-to-date topics and information enhanced by Web features that make the book easy to use for professor and students alike.

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Contents

Contents
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Chapter
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Ecosystems and Biomes
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Moore is a faculty member in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts.

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