Research Methods in Environmental Studies Products

  • Representing, Modeling, and Visualizing the Natural Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Mount, Gemma Harvey, Paul Aplin, Gary Priestnall

    The explosion of public interest in the natural environment can, to a large extent, be attributed to greater public awareness of the impacts of global warming and climate change. This has led to increased research interest and funding directed at studies of issues affecting sensitive, natural…

    Hardback – 2008-12-22
    CRC Press
    Innovations in GIS

  • Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources.…

    Paperback – 2008-06-05

  • Sustainability Indicators

    Measuring the Immeasurable?, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    The groundbreaking first edition of Sustainability Indicators reviewed the development and value of sustainability indicators and discussed the advantage of taking a holistic and qualitative approach rather than focusing on strictly quantitative measures. In the new edition the authors bring the…

    Paperback – 2008-04-25

  • Vital Signs 2005-2006

    The Trends that are Shaping our Future, 1st Edition

    By The Worldwatch Institute

    'VITAL SIGNS does for the environment what stock market indicators do for the City. But it says more about the future of our world than the FTSE ever can ' BBC Wildlife Magazine 'VITAL SIGNS is a sharply focused snapshot of the world� Ideal for dipping into � it makes fascinating reading ' New…

    Paperback – 2005-08-01

  • Indices and Indicators in Development

    An Unhealthy Obsession with Numbers, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    The use of numbers to condense complex systems into easily digested 'bites' of information is very much in fashion. At one level they are intended to enhance transparency, accountability and local democracy, while at another they provide a means of enhancing performance. However, all indicators…

    Paperback – 2004-10-01

  • Vital Signs 2003-2004

    The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, 1st Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    This annual volume from the Worldwatch Institute gives prominence to key trends that often escape the attention of the news media, world leaders and economic experts. The book distils 36 vital signs of our times from thousands of governmental, industrial and scientific sources, allowing readers to…

    Paperback – 2003-07-01

  • Measuring Sustainability

    Learning From Doing, 1st Edition

    By Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    ' Measuring the sustainability of development is crucial to achieving it, and is one of the most actively studied issues in the area. To date, most studies of measurements or indicators have been largely theoretical. However, this book, a follow-on to Bell and Morse's highly influential…

    Paperback – 2003-03-01

  • Environmental Management Tools on the Internet

    Accessing the World of Environmental Information, 1st Edition

    By Michael Katz, Dorothy Thornton

    Paperback – 1996-08-15
    CRC Press

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