chapter  I
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Environmental physics: processes and issues

I. I Introduction

I . I Introduction Our Earth is a marvellous and awesome place. Since its formation 4.6 billion years ago both living and non living entities have developed, in a global environment that is structured within the relationship between the land, the air, the oceans and the biosphere. However, to appreciate our environment it is necessary to understand the basic physical science that regulates its development.