Earth Sciences Products

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Fundamentals of Geomorphology

    4th Edition

    By Richard John Huggett

    The new fourth edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction into the subject by discussing the latest developments in the field, as well as covering the basics of Earth surface forms and processes. The revised edition has an improved logically cohesive…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Managing Basin Interdependencies in a Heterogeneous, Highly Utilized and Data Scarce River Basin in Semi-Arid Africa

    The Case of the Pangani River Basin, Eastern Africa

    By Jeremiah Kipkulei Kiptala

    For integrated water resources management both blue and green water resources in a river basin and their spatial and temporal distribution have to be considered. This is because green and blue water uses are interdependent. In sub-Saharan Africa, the upper landscapes are often dominated by rainfed…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Land Degradation and Society

    Edited by Piers Blaikie, Harold Brookfield

    Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these questions, which are still some of the most crucial issues in development today, using…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture

    Technological Advances and Applications

    Edited by S. K. Gupta, Megh R. Goyal

    This important volume, Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a comprehensive picture of the saline environment and plant interactions, along with management and reclamation methods and policies. With contributions…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition

    By Jacqueline L. Robertson, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Moneen Marie Jones

    BIOASSAYS WITH ARTHROPODS, 3E is an excellent desktop reference and guide for use in designing, conducting, and analyzing a broad range of bioassays that investigate a wide variety of chemistries and simulated environmental treatments. The bioassay is the most important technique for determining…

    Hardback – 2016-11-26 
    CRC Press

  • Wetland Indicators

    A Guide to Wetland Identification, Delineation, Classification, and Mapping, Second Edition

    By Ralph W. Tiner

    Understand the current concept of wetland and methods for identifying, describing, classifying, and delineating wetlands in the United States with Wetland Indicators - capturing the current state of science's role in wetland recognition and mapping.Environmental scientists and others involved with…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    CRC Press

  • Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

    By Danny McCarroll

    Statistical methods play an increasingly important role in geography, and a good working knowledge is required by all undergraduate students. Many students struggle to come to grips with the methods, and this book is designed as a practical guide to help them to analyse and interpret data. It is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Sludge Management

    Edited by Bhola R. Gurjar, Vinay Kumar Tyagi

    New stringent regulations regarding sludge treatment and disposal as well as social and environmental concerns have resulted in a considerable impetus on sludge management authorities to re-evaluate their sludge management approaches, as well as to develop strategies to manage the waste sludge in a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Management of Land Resources

    An Indian Perspective

    Edited by G.P. Obi Reddy, N.G. Patil, Arun Chaturvedi

    The depletion of land resources is one of the greatest challenges for mankind in this millennium. Shrinking land resources, weather aberrations, deterioration of land quality, and the globalization and liberalization of market economies have become intertwined to influence the sustainable…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Solar Planetary Systems

    Stardust to Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Planetary Sciences

    By Asit B. Bhattacharya, Jeffrey M. Lichtman

    The authors have put forth great efforts in gathering present day knowledge about different objects within our solar system and universe. This book features the most current information on the subject with information acquired from noted scientists in this area. The main objective is to convey the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    CRC Press

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