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Essential Environment The Science Behind the Stories, 6th edition By Jay H Withgott, Matthew Laposata (Test Bank)

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1. Science and Sustainability: An Introduction to Environmental Science Our Island, Earth The Nature of Environmental Science The Science Behind the Story: What Are the Lessons of Easter Island? ... The Nature of Science Environmental Ethics Sustainability and Our Future 2. Environmental Systems: Matter, Energy, and Ecosystems CENTRAL CASE STUDY The Vanishing Oysters of the Chesapeake Bay Earth's Environmental Systems Matter, Chemistry, and the Environment Energy Fundamentals Ecosystems The Science Behind the Story: "Turning the Tide" for Native Oysters in Chesapeake Bay Biogeochemical Cycles 3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Saving Hawaii's Native Forest Birds Evolution: The Source of Earth's Biodiversity Ecology and the Organism Population Ecology The Science Behind the Story: Monitoring Bird Populations at Hakalau Forest Conserving Biodiversity 4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Black and White, and Spread All Over: Zebra Mussels Invade the Great Lakes Species Interactions Ecological Communities The Science Behind the Story: Determining Zebra Mussels' Impacts on Fish Communities Earth's Biomes 5. Economics, Policy, and Sustainable Development CENTRAL CASE STUDY Costa Rica Values Its Ecosystem Services Economics and the Environment Environmental Policy: An Overview The Science Behind the Story: Do Payments Help Preserve Forest? U.S. Environmental Law and Policy International Environmental Policy Approaches to Environmental Policy Sustainable Development 6. Human Population CENTRAL CASE STUDY China's One-Child Policy: Is It a Population "Time Bomb"? Our World at Seven Billion Demography Population and Society The Science Behind the Story: Did Soap Operas Reduce Fertilityin Brazil? 7. Soil, Agriculture, and the Future of Food CENTRAL CASE STUDY Farm to Table-And Back Again: The Commons at Kennesaw State University The Race to Feed the World The Changing Face of Agriculture Soils Maintaining Healthy Soils Watering and Fertilizing Crops Controlling Pests, Preserving Pollinators Raising Animals for Food Genetically Modified Food The Growth of Sustainable Agriculture The Science Behind the Story: How Productive Is Organic Farming? 8. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Farm to Table-And Back Again: The Commons at Kennesaw State University The Race to Feed the World The Changing Face of Agriculture Soils Maintaining Healthy Soils Watering and Fertilizing Crops Controlling Pests, Preserving Pollinators Raising Animals for Food Genetically Modified Food The Growth of Sustainable Agriculture The Science Behind the Story: How Productive Is Organic Farming? 9. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas CENTRAL CASE STUDY Certified Sustainable Paper in Your Textbook Forest Ecosystems and Forest Resources Forest Loss Forest Management Parks and Protected Areas The Science Behind the Story: Forest Fragmentation in the Amazon 10. Environmental Health and Toxicology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Bisphenol A Is Everywhere-But Is It Safe? Environmental Health Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Organisms  The Science Behind the Story: Testing the Safety of Bisphenol A Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Ecosystems Studying Effects of Hazards Risk Assessment and Risk Management 11. Geology, Minerals, and Mining CENTRAL CASE STUDY Mining for … Cell Phones? Geology: The Physical Basis for Environmental Science Geologic and Natural Hazards Earth's Mineral Resources Mining Methods and Their Impacts The Science Behind the Story: Can Acid Mine Drainage Reduce Fracking's Environmental Impact? Toward Sustainable Mineral Use 12. Fresh Water, Oceans, and Coasts CENTRAL CASE STUDY Starving the Louisiana Coast Freshwater Systems The Oceans Marine and Coastal Systems Effects of Human Activities on Waterways Solutions to Depletion of Fresh Water Water Pollution and Its Control The Science Behind the Story: Predicting the Oceans' "Garbage Patches" Emptying the Oceans 13. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control CENTRAL CASE STUDY Clearing the Air in L.A. and in Mexico City The Atmosphere Outdoor Air Quality The Science Behind the Story: Measuring the Health Impacts of Mexico City's Air Pollution Ozone Depletion Addressing Acid Deposition Indoor Air Quality 14. Global Climate Change CENTRAL CASE STUDY Rising Seas May Flood the Maldives Our Dynamic Climate Studying Climate Change The Science Behind the Story: How Do Climate Models Work? Current and Future Trends and Impacts Responding to Climate Change 15. Nonrenewable Energy Sources, Their Impacts, and Energy Conservation CENTRAL CASE STUDY Hydrofracking the Marcellus Shale Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels: Their Formation, Extraction, and Use Reaching Further for Fossil Fuels … and Coping with the Impacts The Science Behind the Story: Discovering Impacts of the Gulf Oil Spill Energy Efficiency and Conservation Nuclear Power 16. Renewable Energy Alternatives CENTRAL CASE STUDY Germany Goes Solar Renewable Energy Sources The Science Behind the Story: Comparing Energy Sources Solar Energy Wind Power Geothermal Energy Ocean Energy Sources Hydroelectric Power Bioenergy Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 17. Managing Our Waste CENTRAL CASE STUDY A Mania for Recycling on Campus Approaches to Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste The Science Behind the Story: Tracking Trash Industrial Solid Waste Hazardous Waste 18. The Urban Environment: Creating Sustainable Cities CENTRAL CASE STUDY Managing Growth in Portland, Oregon Our Urbanizing World Sprawl Creating Livable Cities Urban Sustainability The Science Behind the Story: Baltimore and Phoenix Showcase Urban Ecology Epilogue: Sustainable Solutions APPENDICES A. Answers to Data Analysis Questions B. How to Interpret Graphs C. Metric System D. Periodic Table of the Elements E. Geologic Time Scale Glossary Credits Index 1. Science and Sustainability: An Introduction to Environmental Science Our Island, Earth The Nature of Environmental Science The Science Behind the Story: What Are the Lessons of Easter Island? The Nature of Science Environmental Ethics Sustainability and Our Future 2. Environmental Systems: Matter, Energy, and Ecosystems CENTRAL CASE STUDY The Vanishing Oysters of the Chesapeake Bay Earth's Environmental Systems Matter, Chemistry, and the Environment Energy Fundamentals Ecosystems The Science Behind the Story: "Turning the Tide" for Native Oysters in Chesapeake Bay Biogeochemical Cycles 3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Saving Hawaii's Native Forest Birds Evolution: The Source of Earth's Biodiversity Ecology and the Organism Population Ecology The Science Behind the Story: Monitoring Bird Populations at Hakalau Forest Conserving Biodiversity 4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Black and White, and Spread All Over: Zebra Mussels Invade the Great Lakes Species Interactions Ecological Communities The Science Behind the Story: Determining Zebra Mussels' Impacts on Fish Communities Earth's Biomes 5. Economics, Policy, and Sustainable Development CENTRAL CASE STUDY Costa Rica Values Its Ecosystem Services Economics and the Environment Environmental Policy: An Overview The Science Behind the Story: Do Payments Help Preserve Forest? U.S. Environmental Law and Policy International Environmental Policy Approaches to Environmental Policy Sustainable Development 6. Human Population CENTRAL CASE STUDY China's One-Child Policy: Is It a Population "Time Bomb"? Our World at Seven Billion Demography Population and Society The Science Behind the Story: Did Soap Operas Reduce Fertilityin Brazil? 7. Soil, Agriculture, and the Future of Food CENTRAL CASE STUDY Farm to Table-And Back Again: The Commons at Kennesaw State University The Race to Feed the World The Changing Face of Agriculture Soils Maintaining Healthy Soils Watering and Fertilizing Crops Controlling Pests, Preserving Pollinators Raising Animals for Food Genetically Modified Food The Growth of Sustainable Agriculture The Science Behind the Story: How Productive Is Organic Farming? 8. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Farm to Table-And Back Again: The Commons at Kennesaw State University The Race to Feed the World The Changing Face of Agriculture Soils Maintaining Healthy Soils Watering and Fertilizing Crops Controlling Pests, Preserving Pollinators Raising Animals for Food Genetically Modified Food The Growth of Sustainable Agriculture The Science Behind the Story: How Productive Is Organic Farming? 9. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas CENTRAL CASE STUDY Certified Sustainable Paper in Your Textbook Forest Ecosystems and Forest Resources Forest Loss Forest Management Parks and Protected Areas The Science Behind the Story: Forest Fragmentation in the Amazon 10. Environmental Health and Toxicology CENTRAL CASE STUDY Bisphenol A Is Everywhere-But Is It Safe? Environmental Health Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Organisms  The Science Behind the Story: Testing the Safety of Bisphenol A Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Ecosystems Studying Effects of Hazards Risk Assessment and Risk Management 11. Geology, Minerals, and Mining CENTRAL CASE STUDY Mining for … Cell Phones? Geology: The Physical Basis for Environmental Science Geologic and Natural Hazards Earth's Mineral Resources Mining Methods and Their Impacts The Science Behind the Story: Can Acid Mine Drainage Reduce Fracking's Environmental Impact? Toward Sustainable Mineral Use 12. Fresh Water, Oceans, and Coasts CENTRAL CASE STUDY Starving the Louisiana Coast Freshwater Systems The Oceans Marine and Coastal Systems Effects of Human Activities on Waterways Solutions to Depletion of Fresh Water Water Pollution and Its Control The Science Behind the Story: Predicting the Oceans' "Garbage Patches" Emptying the Oceans 13. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control CENTRAL CASE STUDY Clearing the Air in L.A. and in Mexico City The Atmosphere Outdoor Air Quality The Science Behind the Story: Measuring the Health Impacts of Mexico City's Air Pollution Ozone Depletion Addressing Acid Deposition Indoor Air Quality 14. Global Climate Change CENTRAL CASE STUDY Rising Seas May Flood the Maldives Our Dynamic Climate Studying Climate Change The Science Behind the Story: How Do Climate Models Work? Current and Future Trends and Impacts Responding to Climate Change 15. Nonrenewable Energy Sources, Their Impacts, and Energy Conservation CENTRAL CASE STUDY Hydrofracking the Marcellus Shale Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels: Their Formation, Extraction, and Use Reaching Further for Fossil Fuels … and Coping with the Impacts The Science Behind the Story: Discovering Impacts of the Gulf Oil Spill Energy Efficiency and Conservation Nuclear Power 16. Renewable Energy Alternatives CENTRAL CASE STUDY Germany Goes Solar Renewable Energy Sources The Science Behind the Story: Comparing Energy Sources Solar Energy Wind Power Geothermal Energy Ocean Energy Sources Hydroelectric Power Bioenergy Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 17. Managing Our Waste CENTRAL CASE STUDY A Mania for Recycling on Campus Approaches to Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste The Science Behind the Story: Tracking Trash Industrial Solid Waste Hazardous Waste 18. The Urban Environment: Creating Sustainable Cities CENTRAL CASE STUDY Managing Growth in Portland, Oregon Our Urbanizing World Sprawl Creating Livable Cities Urban Sustainability The Science Behind the Story: Baltimore and Phoenix Showcase Urban Ecology Epilogue: Sustainable Solutions APPENDICES A. Answers to Data Analysis Questions B. How to Interpret Graphs C. Metric System D. Periodic Table of the Elements E. Geologic Time Scale Glossary Credits Index [Show More]

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