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Author Porteous, Andrew.

Title Dictionary of environmental science and technology [electronic resource] / Andrew Porteous.

Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, Eng. ; New York [N.Y.] : Wiley, 2008 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

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Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (1649 entries) : 299 images, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A-Z -- Appendix I: Pollution and the environment-organizations -- Appendix II: The periodic table; Table of chemical elements -- Appendix III: Table of prefixes for SI units -- Appendix IV: Conversion table for SI and British units.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management from Abatement to Zooplankton. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major update with 30% new material, additional illustrations and a greatly expanded list of relevant web resources.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Environmental sciences -- Dictionaries.
Sanitary engineering -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 0470061952 9780470061954 (DLC) 2008016828 xxvii, [797] p. : ill.
ISBN 9781849724753 (online)
9780470061947 (cloth)
9780470061954 (pbk.)