Encyclopedia of Pollution: Air, Earth and Water (Science Encyclopedia) by Alexander Gates, Robert P. Blauvelt
Facts on File | English | 2009 | ISBN: 0816070024 | 1028 pages | PDF | 69 MB
Gates (Ph.D., environmental sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Inst.; Encyclopedia of Earthquakes) and Blauvelt (senior vice president, Environmental Waste Management Assocs.) provide a balanced view of sensitive topics, outlining the historic background on the use of pollutants and environmentally detrimental policies. The 300 detailed, easily accessible entries range from two to eight pages in length and cover human-made and natural pollution events, environmentalists, environmental groups, harmful contaminants, and related subjects.