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Here is the first and only text that helps beginning students master the foundation topics in the dynamic field of environmental technology, from basic toxicology concepts and principles to comprehensive hazardous waste management strategies. Introduction to Environmental Technology organizes a wealth of current need-to-know information into a reader-friendly format that maximizes learning. Throughout, it features case studies that apply the text information to real-world environmental challenges, and highlights numerous career options through profiles of actual people working in various aspects of this broad field. This comprehensive, easy-to-understand text provides: An awareness of how the many facets of science, technology, and public policy are involved in environmental management protection. An understanding of the sources of pollution and the primary processes that control the fate of pollutants in air, water, and soil. Practical insights into the use of land, the benefits of wetlands, and the complex factors influencing land-use decisions. Comprehensive coverage of the main requirements of federal laws and regulations pertaining to hazardous waste, pollution prevention, and occupational health and safety. The basic principles needed to operate the latest pollution control and pollution monitoring equipment. Complete with a comprehensive glossary, Introduction to Environmental Technology provides you with the foundation concepts and vocabulary you need to succeed in this exciting, fast-changing field. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Series: Environmental Engineering S.

Paperback: 300 pages

Publisher: Chapman & Hall; 1St Edition edition (January 1, 1997)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0442021429

ISBN-13: 978-0442021429

Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.8 x 11.2 inches

Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces

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If you are interested in the Environmental Technology field this book is a great introduction to the basics of Environmental Technology. This book is used as a textbook in many Intro to Environmental Technology classes. I took Ann Boyce's on-line class, Introduction to Environmental Technology, where her book is intergrated into great discussions and projects. If you are interested in taking the class that goes with this book just visit the college website and check out the on-line classes section!

Great book of knowledge & reference material


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