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1.0 Understanding environmental management
2.0 Approaches to environmental management
3.0 Principles of environmental management
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Defining environmental management
1.2 Aims of environmental management
1.3 Sustainable development



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Adaptive environmental management
2.2 Integrated environmental management
2.3 Strategic environmental management



Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 The polluter pays principle
3.2 The precautionary principle
3.3 Participation



Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Environmental management methods
2.0 Key issues in environmental management
3.0 Environmental science and management: prospects
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Environmental management systems
1.2 Environmental assessment
1.3 Environmental auditing



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Environmental protection and economic growth
2.2 Governance and decision-making
2.3 Environmental science and uncertainty



Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Managing the global commons
3.2 Poverty reduction




Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 The environment
2.0 The Earth system
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 What is 'the environment'?
1.2 What is environmental science?
1.3 What is environmental management?
1.4 The environmental crisis


Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Systems analysis in environmental science
2.2 Defining the Earth system




Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 The structure and function of the geosphere
2.0 Weathering, mass wasting, and erosion
3.0 Human impacts on the geosphere
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
- Multimedia
1.1 The origin and structure of the geosphere
1.2 Plate tectonics




Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Weathering and mass wasting
2.2 Erosion, transport, and deposition




Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Changing patterns of erosion and deposition
3.2 Mineral resource extraction
3.3 Pollution



Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 The structure and function of the atmosphere
2.0 Weather-forming systems
3.0 Human impacts on the atmosphere
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Origin, composition, and structure of the atmosphere
1.2 Energy and the atmosphere
1.3 The global circulation



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Air masses and air mass modification
2.2 Weather-forming systems in the mid-latitudes
2.3 Weather-forming systems in the tropics



Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Air pollution
3.2 Stratospheric ozone depletion
3.3 Climate change



Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Freshwater systems
2.0 The global ocean
3.0 Human impacts on the hydrosphere
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Water and the hydrological cycle
1.2 Drainage basins




Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 The evolution, composition, and structure of the ocean
2.2 Ocean circulation




Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Impacts on freshwater systems
3.2 Impacts on coastal and marine systems




Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Ice sheets and glaciers
2.0 Sea ice
3.0 Human impacts on the cryosphere
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 The Antarctic ice sheet
1.2 The Greenland ice sheet
1.3 Mountain glaciers



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 The significance of sea ice
2.2 Variations in sea ice extent




Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Effects of climate change





Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Soil systems
2.0 Vegetation
3.0 Biodiversity
4.0 Human impacts on the biosphere
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
- Multimedia
1.1 Soil formation
1.2 Soil-forming factors and processes
1.3 Soil properties and soil fertility



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The community concept
2.3 The ecosystem concept
2.4 The concept of vegetation succession


Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 Defining biodiversity
3.2 Stability in ecosystems
3.3 Ecosystem services



Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
4.1 Impacts on soils
4.2 Impacts on biodiversity
4.3 Impacts on ecosystem services



Section 4 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Understanding environmental change
2.0 Reconstructing environmental change
3.0 Major environmental changes
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Principles of environmental change
1.2 History of the study of environmental change
1.3 The Anthropocene



Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Fossil evidence
2.2 Sedimentary evidence
2.3 Isotopic evidence
2.4 Historical evidence
2.5 Dating techniques

Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
3.1 The Quaternary period
3.2 The Holocene epoch
3.2 The Anthropocene



Section 3 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts
1.0 Environmental monitoring
2.0 Environmental modelling
- Key Readings
- Further Readings
- References
1.1 Principles of environmental monitoring
1.2 Methods of environmental monitoring




Section 1 Self Assessment Questions
2.1 Principles of environmental modelling
2.2 Methods of environmental modelling
2.3 Uncertainty



Section 2 Self Assessment Questions
- Summary
- Unit Self-Assessment
- Key Terms and Concepts