Human Impact on the Environment

An Illustrated World Atlas

  • Sergey¬†Govorushko

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sergey Govorushko
    Pages 1-53
  3. Sergey Govorushko
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  4. Sergey Govorushko
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  5. Sergey Govorushko
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  6. Sergey Govorushko
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 321-352

About this book


This atlas presents a collection of geographical maps showing human impact on the environment. A wide variety of human impacts are discussed, ranging from the energy, mining, transport and agricultural industries as well as less visible impacts such as those of space exploration. This book is a highly illustrated atlas with more than 300 photos from more than 60 countries. Each map is accompanied by a short description of each human impact and its effect on the specific natural environment.


Agriculture Chemical Industry Environment Forestry Mineral Processing

Authors and affiliations

  • Sergey¬†Govorushko
    • 1
  1. 1.Pacific Geographical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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