Geography: Physical Geography

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology book cover

    Fundamentals of Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Quinn

    Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental importance in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Natural Infrastructure for Achieving Water Security: The Role of Ecosystems in the Water Cycle book cover

    Natural Infrastructure for Achieving Water Security

    The Role of Ecosystems in the Water Cycle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Acreman, David Coates, Nick Davidson, Rob McInnes

    This book assesses the potential for delivering water management solutions through conserving or restoring the natural infrastructure of ecosystems and their interactions in the landscape.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Remote Sensing of Climate Change: Observation and Monitoring book cover

    Remote Sensing of Climate Change

    Observation and Monitoring, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra P. Giri

    This book integrates for the first time remote sensing and climate change science. It presents state-of-the-science methods and techniques in remote sensing data acquisition, pre-processing, image interpretation, results validation, and data dissemination. It also covers synergistic use of remote…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 recognized by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    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 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Earth Surface Temperature Observation: Remote Sensing Applications book cover

    Earth Surface Temperature Observation

    Remote Sensing Applications, 1st Edition

    By Christopher John Merchant, José A. Sobrino, Stephan Matthiesen

    The book gives a unified account of how to use contemporary satellite observations to infer the temperature of Earth’s surface. It describes the general principles involved; discusses in turn the aspects that are specific to different types of surface (sea, land, ice/snow, lake and urban); reviews…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • 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 (…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Data, Models and Analysis: The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean' book cover

    Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles that have appeared in the journal Atmosphere-Ocean since 1995. These articles cover a wide range of topics in meteorology, climatology and oceanography. Modelling work is represented in five papers, covering global climate model development; a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach book cover

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

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