Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas book cover

    Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

    1st Edition

    By Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang, Qihao Weng

    Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas offers a complete and thorough system for using optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) remote sensing data for improving impervious surface estimation (ISE). Highlighting tropical and subtropical areas where there is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology: New Metric Indicators book cover

    Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology: New Metric Indicators

    2nd Edition

    By Ricardo Lopez, Robert Frohn

    This book provides the practical basis for the use of remote sensing to accomplish landscape ecological projects, through the merging of theory and practice, with examples. This is a specialized application and both these topics have evolved rapidly in the past decade. This evolution is not in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts book cover

    Natural Decadal Climate Variability

    Societal Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Vikram M. Mehta

    Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests book cover

    Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John A. Stanturf

    Humans have influenced the landscapes and forests throughout the temperate and boreal zones for millennia. Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition focuses on the negative impact of human activity, and explains the importance of forest restoration as a way to repair habitat,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government book cover

    Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government

    1st Edition

    By David A. Holdstock

    This "how-to" book on planning and managing GIS within local government describes and details the key components of a successful enterprise, sustainable and enduring GIS. It describes the strategic planning process an organization must undertake prior to GIS implementation. The heart of the book is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • The Political Ecology of Agrofuels book cover

    The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion book cover

    The Evolution of Carbon Markets

    Design and Diffusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jørgen Wettestad, Lars H Gulbrandsen

    Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by learning and interaction between them? How do these markets function and what is the role of design? Carrying out a ground-breaking analysis of their design and diffusion, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History book cover

    Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Plantation Politics: Forest plantations in development book cover

    Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Routledge Revivals: Energy (1975): A Bibliography of Social Science and Related Literature book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Energy (1975)

    A Bibliography of Social Science and Related Literature, 1st Edition

    By Denton E. Morrison

    Originally published in 1975, Energy provides a comprehensive bibliography of energy in the context of the social sciences. The book argues that energy problems are best seen in the context of social phenomena, such as social attitudes, social behaviours, social institutions and structures and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. McCullough, Timothy B. Kellison

    The natural environment is a central issue in both academic and wider societal discourse. The global sport industry is not immune from this discussion and has to confront its responsibility to reduce its impact on the natural environment. This book goes further than any other in surveying both the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • China’s Climate-Energy Policy: Domestic and International Impacts book cover

    China’s Climate-Energy Policy

    Domestic and International Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akihisa Mori

    China’s recent climate-energy policy, an outcome of contemporary challenges, has generated conflict of interest amongst major stakeholders. Coupled with a boost in demand for oil, gas and coal, as well as a rapid growth in wind and solar power, it has not only affected domestic fossil fuel and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

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