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Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate Collection

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Environmental Science books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Environmental Science (2018)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe 16th Edition of ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE is “inspiring people to care about the planet.” Partnering with National Geographic Learning, the authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman deliver a text that equips and inspires you with the tools and knowledge to make a difference solving today’s environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic explorers and grantees and features vivid photos, maps and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as their central theme, the authors emphasize natural…
Author(s): G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

2. Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (12th Edition) (2013)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate Collection  With dramatically revised illustrations, the of is even more student-friendly while retaining the currency and accuracy that has made Wright/Boorse a best seller. The text and media program continue to help you understand the science behind environmental issues and what you can do to build a more sustainable future, with further exploration of the hallmark core themes: Science, Sustainability, and Stewardship.    …
Author(s): Richard T. Wright, Dorothy F. Boorse

3. Barron’s AP Environmental Science with Online Tests (2017)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionLearning—and remembering—everything you need to know about the AP Environmental Science test can seem overwhelming. With help from this updated test preparation manual, however, test-takers will learn all they need to succeed on this test, including: Students who purchase this book will also get access to three additional full-length online AP Environmental Science tests with all questions answered and explained….
Author(s): Thorpe M.S., Gary S.

4. Principles of Environmental Science (2016)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionRather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters–perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning….
Author(s): Cunningham Prof., William P, Cunningham Professor, Mary Ann

5. Environmental Science: Student Workbook (2013)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionEnvironmental-Science…
Author(s): Tracey Greenwood

6. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (2018)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionISBN: 9781260091649 is an International Student Edition of Environmental Science a Study of Interrelationships 15th Edition by Eldon Enger and Bradley F Smith This ISBN 9781260091649 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Connect Online Access code (if required by your instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260134704 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. This full-color, introductory environmental science text is known for being concise, conceptual, and value-priced. The approach and reading level cover the basic concepts without overloading students with too much detail. The authors reinforce…
Author(s): Eldon Enger, Bradley Smith

7. Environmental Science For Dummies (2012)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionEnvironmental science is a fascinating subject, but some students have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of the natural world and the role that humans play within the environment. Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science For Dummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and material you’ll encounter in your introductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth’s natural resources and the problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soil are contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is also examined, including the latest advancements in…
Author(s): Alecia M. Spooner

8. Environmental Science: Toward A Sustainable Future (13th Edition) (2016)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionFor introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology. The of retains its current content and memorable themes of Science, Sustainability and Stewardship while expanding on the reader-friendly approach with built-in tools that make Wright/Boorse a bestseller. Presenting the most current and relevant Environmental Science issues and research along with new Concept Check questions and Understand the Data questions, the text and Mastering Environmental Science work together to help readers understand the science…
Author(s): Richard T. Wright, Dorothy F. Boorse

9. Environmental Science (2015)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis full-color, introductory environmental science text is known for being concise, conceptual, and value-priced. The approach and reading level cover the basic concepts without overloading students with too much detail. The authors reinforce the text’s central theme of “interrelationships” by providing a historical perspective, information on economic and political realities, discuss the role of different social experiences, and integrate this with the crucial science to describe the natural world and how we affect it….
Author(s): Eldon Enger, Bradley F Smith

10. Environmental Science Activities Kit: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Labs, and Worksheets for Grades 7-12 (2008)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis timely update of the popular Environmental Science Activities Kit includes more than 35 lessons for middle and high school science teachers on the most compelling and relevant environmental topics, such as global warming, food and water production, alternative energy sources, endangered species, land-use issues, and many more….
Author(s): Michael L. Roa

11. Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications (2012)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate CollectionRather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters–perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning….
Author(s): Cunningham Prof., William P, Cunningham Professor, Mary Ann

12. Principles of Environmental Engineering and Science. by MacKenzie L. Davis and Susan J. Masten (2008)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate Collection“Principles of Environmental Engineering” is intended for a course in introductory environmental engineering for sophomore- or junior-level students. The emphasis of this text is on engineering principles rather than on engineering design. Students should understand such calculus topics as differentiation, integrations, and differential equations. Principles places more emphasis on scientific principles, ethics, and safety, and focuses less on engineering design. The text exposes students to a broader range of environmental topics through separate chapters on ecosystems, geological and soil resources,…
Author(s): MacKenzie Leo Davis

13. Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You Score a 5 (College Test Preparation) (2018)

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate Collection AP Environmental Science Exam with this comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, Techniques That Actually Work.• Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harderEverything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.• Targeted review of commonly tested lab exercises• Useful lists of key terms for every content review chapter• Engaging activities to help you critically…
Author(s): The Princeton Review

Best Environmental Science Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some environmental science books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Minerals: Structure, Properties, Methods of Investigation: 9th Geoscience Conference for Young Scientists, Ekaterinburg, Russia, February 5–8, 2018

Author(s): Sergei Votyakov, Daria Kiseleva, Viktor Grokhovsky, Yulia Shchapova
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406759

Perspectives on Social LCA: Contributions from the 6th International Conference

Author(s): Marzia Traverso, Luigia Petti, Alessandra Zamagni
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406765

Unravelling the Soil Microbiome: Perspectives For Environmental Sustainability

Author(s): Rama Kant Dubey, Vishal Tripathi, Ratna Prabha, Rajan Chaurasia, Dhananjaya Pratap Singh, Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Ali El-Keblawy, Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407778

Adaptive Agricultural Practices: Building Resilience in a Changing Climate

Author(s): Pradeep Kumar Dubey, Gopal Shankar Singh, Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407779

An Integrated Framework for Energy-Economy-Emissions Modeling: A Case Study of India

Author(s): Tejal Kanitkar
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408263

Problems of Geocosmos–2018: Proceedings of the XII International Conference and School

Author(s): Tatiana B. Yanovskaya, Andrei Kosterov, Nikita Yu. Bobrov, Andrey V. Divin, Alexander K. Saraev, Nadezhda V. Zolotova
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 21 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408744

Adaptations of Coastal Cities to Global Warming, Sea Level Rise, Climate Change and Endemic Hazards

Author(s): Frederic R. Siegel
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408818

The Rise in Vacant Housing in Post-growth Japan: Housing Market, Urban Policy, and Revitalizing Aging Cities

Author(s): Tomoko Kubo, Yoshimichi Yui
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411502

Environmental Footprints of Recycled Polyester

Author(s): Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411649

Sustainable Development of Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering in China

Author(s): Wei Dong, Yanqing Lian, Yong Zhang
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2249776

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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