Essential Environment: The Science Behind the Stories (6th Edition) – PDF

For courses in introductory environmental science.

eBook details

  • Authors: Jay H. Withgott, Matthew Laposata
  • File Size: 128 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 6th edition
  • Publication Date: February 9, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0134714881, 0134818733, 0134852664, 0134784081, 0135213207, 0135213193, 0134785002
  • ISBN-13: 9780134714882, 9780134818733, 9780134852669, 9780134784083, 9780135213209, 9780135213193, 9780134785004


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About The Author

Jay H. Withgott

Jay H. Withgott

Dr. Jay H. Withgott has authored Environment: The Science behind the Stories, and Essential Environment since their inception. In dedicating himself to these ebooks, he works to keep abreast of a rapidly changing field and continually seeks to develop better ways to help today’s college students learn environmental science.

As a researcher, Dr. Withgott has published many papers in evolution, animal behavior, ecology, and conservation biology in journals ranging from Evolution to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. As an instructor, he has taught university lab courses in ecology and other related disciplines. As a science writer, Professor Jay has authored numerous articles for magazines and journals including Science, BioScience, Smithsonian, New Scientist, and Natural History. By combining his scientific training with prior experience as a newspaper reporter and editor, he strives to make science accessible and engaging for general audiences. He holds degrees from the University of Arkansas, Yale University, and the University of Arizona.

Matthew Laposata

Matthew Laposata

Dr. Matthew M. Laposata is a lecturer in environmental science at Kennesaw State University (KSU). Matt holds a bachelor's degree in biology education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in biology from Bowling Green State University, and a doctorate in ecology from Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Laposata is the coordinator of KSU's 2-semester, general education science sequence Science, Society, and the Environment which enrolls approx 6,000 students a year. Matt focuses exclusively on introductory environmental science courses and has enjoyed interacting with thousands of non-science majors during his long career. He is an active scholar in environmental science education and has received grants from federal, state, and private sources to develop and evaluate innovative curricular materials. Dr. Laposata's work has received numerous awards, including the Georgia Board of Regents' highest award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Engage your class students in science through current environmental issues – Essential Environment: The Science Behind the Stories, 6th Edition, (PDF) by Matt Laposata and Jay Withgott, is the No.1 ebook in the introductory environmental science market and known for its very student-friendly narrative style, integration of real case studies and stories, and presentation of the latest science and research. The latest 6th edition features new opportunities to help college students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in every chapter, and highlights sustainable solutions that have successfully helped address some environmental problems.

Coverage of topical issues upholds the textbook’s hard-won reputation for currency, using the most recent data available and focusing on emerging issues. Updates include new features such as ‘Success Stories’ that demonstrate positive solutions to address global, national, and local environmental problems. New ‘Case Study Video Tours’ take all students on a virtual tour of the locations featured in every chapter’s ‘Central Case Study’ and can be assigned in Mastering Environmental Science.

The succinct and affordable Essential Environment 6th Edition is streamlined with updated coverage and carefully crafted to make the ebook informative, readable, and engaging.

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