Chapter 1 Environmental InterrelationshipsChapter 2 Environmental EthicsChapter 3 Environmental Risk: Economics, Assessment, and ManagementChapter 4 Interrelated Scientific Principles: Matter, Energy, and EnvironmentChapter 5 Interactions: Environments and OrganismsChapter 6 Kinds of Ecosystems and CommunitiesChapter 7 Populations: Characteristics and IssuesChapter 8 Energy and CivilizationChapter 9 Energy SourcesChapter 10 Nuclear EnergyChapter 11 Biodiversity IssuesChapter 12 Land-Use PlanningChapter 13 Soil and Its UsesChapter 14 Agricultural Methods and Pest ManagementChapter 15 Water ManagementChapter 16 Air Quality IssuesChapter 17 Solid Waste Management and DisposalChapter 18 Environmental Regulations: Hazardous Substances and WastesChapter 19 Environmental Policy and Decision MakingAppendix 1 Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix 2 Metric Unit Conversion Tables
Eldon D. Enger received a B.A. and an M.S. from the University of Michigan. He is professor emeritus of biology at Delta College, where he taught biology, zoology, and environmental science and was active in curriculum and course development. Professor Enger is an advocate for variety in teaching methodology and feels that if students are provided with varied experiences, they are more likely to learn. Professor Enger's classes include writing assignments, student presentation of lecture material, debates by students on controversial issues, field experiences, individual student projects, and discussions of local examples and relevant current events. Professor Enger was a Fulbright Exchange Teacher to Australia and Scotland, received the Bergstein Award for Teaching Excellence and the Scholarly Achievement Award from Delta College, and participated as a volunteer in Earthwatch Research Programs. Brad is the Dean Emeritus of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. Prior to assuming the position as Dean in 1994, he served as the first Director of the Office of Environmental Education for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Brad also served as the Acting President of the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation in Washington, D.C., and as a Special Assistant to the EPA Administrator. Before moving to Washington, D.C., Dean Smith was a professor of political science and environmental studies for 15 years, and the executive director of an environmental education center and nature refuge for five years.