E-books: Physical Geography

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins book cover

    The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Tropical Bioproductivity: Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World book cover

    Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Environmental Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom and Germany: Comparision of EIA Practice for Wastewater Treatment Plants book cover

    Environmental Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom and Germany

    Comparision of EIA Practice for Wastewater Treatment Plants, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Marr

    First published in 1997, this volume examines wastewater treatment plants in the UK and their counterparts in Germany in the wake of the International Study of the Effectiveness of Environmental Assessment (1996). Having originated in the United States National Environment Policy Act of 1969, the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy book cover

    Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Astronomy Through the Ages: The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe book cover

    Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland book cover

    Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland

    1st Edition

    By Piotr Jasinski, Helen Lawton-Smith

    First published in 1999 , the book is based on papers given at the final workshop of a research project into the evolution of environmental regulation in Poland undertaken as part of the UKs ERSC Global Environmental Change Programme. Other invited papers focused on the development of regulatory…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Legal Rights for Rivers: Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance book cover

    Legal Rights for Rivers

    Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance, 1st Edition

    By Erin O'Donnell

    In 2017 four rivers in Aotearoa New Zealand, India, and Colombia were given the status of legal persons, and there was a recent attempt to extend these rights to the Colorado River in the USA. Understanding the implications of creating legal rights for rivers is an urgent challenge for both water…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining book cover

    The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Nickum, David B. Brooks, Anthony Richard Turton, Surina Esterhuyse

    The impact of mining is too big to ignore in a world of oversubscribed water. This is true of conventional mining as much as – or even more than – hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The legacy issues of such mining on water have not been fully appreciated, especially the irretrievable effects mining…

    eBook – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Remote Sensing the Mekong book cover

    Remote Sensing the Mekong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Kuenzer, Patrick Leinenkugel, Stefan Dech

    The Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia is one of the largest international river basins in the world. Its abundant natural resources are shared by six riparian countries and provide the basis for the livelihoods of more than 75 million people. However, ongoing socio-economic growth and related…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium: Select papers from the IWRA XIV and XV World Water Congresses book cover

    Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium

    Select papers from the IWRA XIV and XV World Water Congresses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Nanni, Stefano Burchi, Ariella D’Andrea, Gabriel Eckstein

    Legal mechanisms for the management, development and protection of water resources have evolved over the years and have reached unprecedented levels of complexity and sophistication. This phenomenon is largely in response to the global community’s sustainable development agenda, to the challenges…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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