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Science: Environmental Sciences

An overview of resources to get you started in studying or researching science topics.

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Environmental Sciences

Environmental science is a multidisicliplinary science that integrates physical and biological sciences.  It involves the study of the environment and the solution to environmental problems.  It includes climate change, meteorology, atmospheric science, ecology, biology, and marine science.
Topics in this guide include:
  • Climate Change -- a long-term change in the earth's climate, especially a change due to an increase in the average atmospheric temperature.
  • Meteorology -- a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather.
  • Weather -- the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness.