Geography: Physical Geography

  • The Little Ice Age book cover

    The Little Ice Age

    2nd Edition

    The evidence for the Little Ice Age, the most important fluctuation in global climate in historical times, is most dramatically represented by the advance of mountain glaciers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and their retreat since about 1850. The effects on the landscape and the daily…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth book cover

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Conserving Europe's Wildlife: Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas book cover

    Conserving Europe's Wildlife

    Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas

    By Andrew L.R. Jackson

    The Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centrepiece of European Union nature policy, currently covering almost one-fifth of the EU’s entire land territory plus large marine areas. This vast EU-wide network, which aims to conserve Europe’s most valuable and threatened species and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Coastal Engineering, Third Edition: Processes, Theory and Design Practice book cover

    Coastal Engineering, Third Edition

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Effective coastal engineering is expensive, but it is not as costly as neglect or ineffective intervention. Good practice needs to be based on sound principles, but theoretical work and modelling also need to be well grounded in practice, which is continuously evolving. Conceptual and detailed…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Routledge Revivals: Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources (1987) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources (1987)

    Edited by Gerald Henry Blake

    First published in 1987, Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources is a collection of essays which examines the political jurisdiction of ocean boundaries and the affects that this has on the world’s oceans. It examines how the intensification of ocean use has raised questions of how rational…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Mining and Sustainable Development: Current Issues book cover

    Mining and Sustainable Development

    Current Issues

    Edited by Sumit. K. Lodhia

    Mining is a transformative activity which has numerous economic, social and environmental impacts. These impacts can be both positive and adverse, enhancing as well as disrupting economies, ecosystems and communities. The extractive industries have been criticised heavily for their adverse impacts…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning book cover

    Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey Bradshaw

    Offshore energy generation is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and gas),…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Coproducing Water, Energy and Waste Services book cover

    Coproducing Water, Energy and Waste Services

    Edited by Luisa Moretto, Marco Ranzato

    Conventional services, such as water, energy and waste services, have been for a long time physically networked and centrally managed. Today, this delivery model appears increasingly inefficient in two respects. It often fails in guaranteeing its financial viability and equitable service access,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Urban Water Sustainability: Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature book cover

    Urban Water Sustainability

    Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature

    By Sarah Bell

    The provision of a safe and reliable water supply is a major challenge for the world's growing urban populations. This book investigates the implications of different developments in water technology and infrastructure for urban sustainability and the relationship between cities and nature. The…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • A Cultural History of Climate Change book cover

    A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies book cover

    Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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