Environmental Geology: An Earth Systems Science Approach

Environmental Geology reflects the view held by a growing number of geologists that an integrated Earth system science approach provides essential insights into the workings of the whole Earth and is crucial to the development of scientific literacy. Unique, contemporary, and visually stunning, this new textbook guides the reader toward a personal understanding of Earth's varied environments, the whole Earth system that connects them, and the local and global ramifications of natural events and human intervention.