‘Clearly written, comprehensive, balanced and up-to-date.’
Chris Park, Lancaster University
‘The dictionary is excellent and will
be a valuable reference work. The
balance of entries is good and the quality of the definitions under each entry
is extremely high.’
Martin Kent, University of Plymouth
‘Well written and exciting. It
is an impressive summary of key environmental terms and ideas which will assuredly serve as an essential source
book for all subjects on the environmental theme.’
Richard Huggett, University of Manchester
‘A comprehensive volume that will be a useful resource to undergraduate
David Higgett, University of D u r h a m
reflect large diversified of
environment and they have a standard that should be easy for students and
others to adopt, understand and use.’
Tormod Klemsdal, University of Oslo
‘The Environment Dictionaryis an interesting and informative source book
pitched at an accessible level for its intended audience.’
John McClatchey, Nene Collegeof Higher Education
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DAVID D. KEMP
London and New York
First published 1998
11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE
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0 1998 David D. Kemp
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Patents Act 1988.
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British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library
Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data
Kemp, David D.
The environment dictionary / David D. Kemp.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Environmental sciences - Dictionaries.
2. Pollution - Dictionaries. I. Title.
363.7’003 - dc21 97-38997
ISBN 0-415-12752-1 (hbk)
ISBN 0-415-12753-X (pbk)