This article specializes in aiding non-science majors improve an figuring out of ways geology and humanity engage. Ed Keller—the writer who first outlined the environmental geology curriculum—focuses on 5 primary suggestions of environmental geology: Human inhabitants progress, Sustainability, Earth as a procedure, detrimental Earth methods, and medical wisdom and Values. those techniques are brought on the outset of the textual content, built-in in the course of the textual content, and revisited on the finish of every bankruptcy. The Fifth variation emphasizes foreign money, that's necessary to this dynamic topic, and strengthens Keller’s hallmark “Fundamental innovations of Environmental Geology,” unifying the text’s different issues whereas using the innovations to real-world examples.
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