What are the the various branches of Environmental science?

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Oct 20, 2016

Answer:

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological, and informational sciences to study the environment and find solutions to environmental problems.

Explanation:

It deals with subjects like understanding of the earth processes, evaluating alternative energy systems, pollution control and mitigation, natural resources management and the effects of global climate change.

Major branches of environmental sciences are :

  • ATMOSPHEREIC SCIENCES
    Focuses on earth's atmosphere with an emphasis upon its inter
    relation to other systems.

  • ECOLOGY
    It is the interaction between organisms and their environment.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
    it is the study of chemical alterations in the environment.

  • GEOSCIENCES
    This includes environmental geology, environmental soil sciences,
    volcanic phenomenon and the evolution of the eartt's crust.