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Title: Grand Challenges in Environmental Sciences PDF
Url: http://books.nap.edu/catalog/9975/grand-challenges-in-environmental-s...
Publisher: National Academies Press (U.S.)
Description: This title from the National Academy Press (NAP) is accessible in its entirety online. Requested by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and written by the National Academies's National Research Council, this report identifies and describes eight important areas of environmental research for the next generation. Not in order of importance, these challenges are Biogeochemical Cycles, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning, Climate Variability, Hydrologic Forecasting, Infectious Disease and the Environment, Institutions and Resource Use, Land-Use Dynamics, and Reinventing the Use of Materials. As with all online NAP titles, the report can be read and browsed using the Open Book interface.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental management
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Biological diversity
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental protection -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Informal education
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Geography -- Environmental management
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: Higher Education
Professional Formation
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: National Academy Press
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-07-23 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-12-01 13:31:38 (W3C-DTF)
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