Dictionary of environmental science and technology [electronic resource] / Andrew Porteous.
Chichester, West Sussex, Eng. ; New York [N.Y.] : Wiley, 2008 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)
1 online resource (1649 entries) : 299 images, digital files.
Includes bibliographical references.
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 restricted to authorized users and institutions.
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.