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Title A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Author Michael Allaby
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2013-01-10
Category Nature
Total Pages 504
ISBN 0199641668
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This dictionary provides over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment--its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories. Covers subjects such as sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental ethics.

Title A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Author Michael Allaby
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2017-02-23
Category Science
Total Pages 512
ISBN 0192518070
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This authoritative dictionary provides over 9,000 entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment-its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories. It covers subjects such as sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental ethics, it is at the cutting edge of environmental and conservation studies. Expanded to contain more detail on complex topics such as deepwater horizon, and hydraulic Fracturing, and new entries such as angular velocity, and solution mining, this new edition offers definitions on topical and developing issues. It also features new resources including a list of the world's major national parks and IUCN categories for endangered species, as well as new web links and illustrations, providing useful context additional to the entries in the dictionary. This is the essential reference for students studying environmental and natural sciences, environmental studies, conservation, and technology, and related disciplines, as well as anyone with an interest in environment and conservation.

Title A dictionary of environment and conservation
Author Chris C. Park
Publisher
Release 2013
Category Conservation of natural resources
Total Pages 504
ISBN 9780191744471
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

With over 8500 entries, this informative dictionary addresses the social, legal, political and economic aspects of the environment and conservation as well as the scientific terms.

Title A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Author Chris C. Park
Publisher
Release 2007
Category
Total Pages
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

With over 8500 entries, this informative dictionary addresses the social, legal, political and economic aspects of the environment and conservation as well as the scientific terms.

Title A Dictionary of Environmental Quotations
Author
Publisher Prentice Hall
Release 1992
Category Nature
Total Pages 335
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A collection of quotations and aphorisms, outlining the history of thought on environmental issues from antiquity to the present.

Title Practical dictionary of environment nature conservation and land use
Author Johann Schreiner
Publisher Medpharm Gmbh Scientific Pub
Release 2004
Category Science
Total Pages 556
ISBN 9783804720435
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This dictionary defines more than 30,000 English terms in the fields of agriculture; air pollution abatement; biotope conservation; climate protection; ecology; environmental administration; environmental education; environmental engineering; environmental ethics; environmental information; environmental policy; environmental research; fishery; forestry; hunting; landscape management; landscape planning; preventive health care; radiation protection; recycling; regional planning; settlement development; soil conservation; water management; waste; and wildlife conservation.

Title A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Author Chris Park
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2007
Category Nature
Total Pages 522
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Containing over 8,500 entries, this work addresses the social, political and economic aspects of environmental science and conservation. It embraces a spectrum of environmental areas including sustainable development, biodiversity, conservation, environmental ethics, philosophy, and history, resource management, and policy on the environment.

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences by Michael Allaby

Title A Dictionary of Plant Sciences
Author Michael Allaby
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2019-02-14
Category Reference
Total Pages 624
ISBN 0192569783
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This new fourth edition has been completely revised and updated, covering all aspects in the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences. Over 500 new entries, including Rosales, physical dormancy, menthol, and codeine, enhance the dictionary's coverage of botanical terms, key drugs and medicines derived from plants, and plant orders, families, and genera. It also explains many ecological terms, and expands beyond plants to describe fungi and bacteria and how they affect plants. Numerous appendices include Plant Classification and SI Units, with new timelines showing important moments in plant evolution. For ease of use, vernacular plant names have been transferred to an appendix, fully cross-referenced to the A to Z entries. The dictionary's dedicated companion website points to recommended web links and additional resources. The most up-to-date dictionary available on its subject, this is an essential resource for students of plant sciences and amateur botanists, as well as an entertaining and valuable guide for the plant enthusiast.

Title Dictionary of Environmental Economics
Author Renat Perelet
Publisher Earthscan
Release 2014-05-14
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 208
ISBN 1849774250
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area. From abatement to zonal travel cost method (ZTCM), there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering topics such as: environmental instruments for policy-making, techniques applied in environmental and natural resource economics, major issues in environmental economics and environmental management, economics of sustainable development, natural resource accounting, and international environmental agreements. As well as providing incisive answers to questions such as 'What is natural capital?' or 'when are crowding diseconomies important?', the dictionary includes a list of commonly used acronyms and abbreviations, and a complete bibliography detailing the major texts in the field is provided.

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