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Environmental Science. What is environmental science?. Environmental science is a mulitdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological and information sciences to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Components include:. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Environmental Science</p> <p>Environmental ScienceWhat is environmental science?Environmental science is a mulitdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological and information sciences to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Components include:Atmospheric sciencesEcologyEnvironmental chemistryGeosciencesWhat constitutes an environment?Biotic describes a living or once living component of a community; for example organisms, such as plants and animals. Biotic means living organisms.Abiotic components are those non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect ecosystems.</p> <p>Mountains</p> <p>Deep Ocean</p> <p>Deserts</p> <p>Ice Worlds</p> <p>Shallow Seas</p> <p>Great Plains</p> <p>Jungles</p> <p>Fresh Water</p> <p>Seasonal Forests</p> <p>Caves</p>