The Environment Dictionary

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The Environment Dictionary

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This volume is designed to accommodate a broad interpretation of the term environmental studies, and to do so incorporates material from a wide range of disciplines. The interdisciplinary nature of environmental issues necessitates the inclusion of topics from physical sciences such as chemistry, physics, geology and biology alongside entries from atmospheric, engineering, earth and soil sciences. Since current environmental issues include a strong human element, entries from geography, demography, politics and economics also have their place.

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TE<br /> H<br /> ENVIRONMENT DICTIONARY<br /> <br /> ‘Clearly written, comprehensive, balanced and up-to-date.’<br /> Chris Park, Lancaster University<br /> ‘The dictionary is excellent and will<br /> be a valuable reference work. The<br /> balance of entries is good and the quality of the definitions under each entry<br /> is extremely high.’<br /> Martin Kent, University of Plymouth<br /> ‘Well written and exciting. It<br /> is an impressive summary of key environmental terms and ideas which will assuredly serve as an essential source<br /> book for all subjects on the environmental theme.’<br /> Richard Huggett, University of Manchester<br /> <br /> ‘A comprehensive volume that will be a useful resource to undergraduate<br /> students.’<br /> David Higgett, University of D u r h a m<br /> ‘Well<br /> written: entries<br /> the<br /> reflect large diversified of<br /> the and<br /> field<br /> environment and they have a standard that should be easy for students and<br /> others to adopt, understand and use.’<br /> Tormod Klemsdal, University of Oslo<br /> <br /> ‘The Environment Dictionaryis an interesting and informative source book<br /> pitched at an accessible level for its intended audience.’<br /> John McClatchey, Nene Collegeof Higher Education<br /> <br /> This Page Intentionally Left Blank<br /> <br /> THE<br /> ENVIRONMENT<br /> DICTIONARY<br /> <br /> DAVID D. KEMP<br /> <br /> London and New York<br /> <br /> First published 1998<br /> by Routledge<br /> 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE<br /> Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada<br /> by Routledge<br /> 29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001<br /> 0 1998 David D. Kemp<br /> The right of David D. Kemp to be identified as the Author of this Work<br /> has been asserted by him in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and<br /> Patents Act 1988.<br /> <br /> Typeset in Sabon by Solidus (Bristol) Ltd<br /> Printed and bound in Great Britain by<br /> T.J. International Ltd, Padstow, Cornwall<br /> All rights reserved. N o part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced<br /> or utilized in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means,<br /> now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and<br /> recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without<br /> permission in writing from the publishers.<br /> <br /> British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data<br /> A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library<br /> Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data<br /> Kemp, David D.<br /> The environment dictionary / David D. Kemp.<br /> Includes bibliographical references and index.<br /> 1. Environmental sciences - Dictionaries.<br /> 2. Pollution - Dictionaries. I. Title.<br /> GElO.K45 1998<br /> 363.7’003 - dc21 97-38997<br /> ISBN 0-415-12752-1 (hbk)<br /> ISBN 0-415-12753-X (pbk)<br /> <br />
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