This book introduces the basics of ecology, and the relationships between the biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) components of the environment. It examines the need for planned use of the environment. The book is helpful for students of geography and environmental science.
1. The Environment-Problems and Prospects 2. The Biosphere-Global Ecological Systems Analysis 3. The Ecosystem as the Fundamental Ecological Unit 4. Ecological Changes Through Time 5. Ecological Changes in Space 6. Ecological Resources 7. Pollution 8. The Ecological Basis of Environmental Management