The handbook Global Environmental Change is intended to serve as a reliable and comprehensive resource to attend the needs of researchers, teachers, students, and professionals working in science and policy aspects relevant to environment and sustainability. Entries in the handbook are arranged by major section, and are extensively cross-referenced to allow users to find related titles in a user-friendly way. The handbook is available as a printed volume and as an on-line reference work.
Bill Freedman is an ecologist and professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, where he does research and teaches classes in ecology and environmental science. He is a specialist in the ecological effects of pollution, disturbance, and other stressors, including: the effects of forest harvesting and management on vegetation, wildlife, and site quality; pollution of surface waters; toxic elements; acidification; arctic ecology; the conservation of biodiversity; the design of ecologically sustainable resource-use systems; and curricula in environmental education.
1. Global Change and Climate.- 2. Global Change and Oceans.- 3. Global Change and Freshwater Ecosystems.- 4. Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems.- 5. Urban Environments.- 6. Global Change and Sustainable Development.- 7. Global Change and Human Health.- 8. Global Change and Food Security.- 9. Greenhouse Gases and Geoengineering.- 10. Social Aspects of Global Change.