Physical Geography Products

  • 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 – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Ganges River Basin

    Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods

    Edited by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma, Vladimir Smakhtin

    The Ganges is one of the most complex yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 500 million people are directly or…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • The Volta River Basin

    Water for Food, Economic Growth and Environment

    Edited by Timothy O. Williams, Marloes L. Mul, Charles A. Biney, Vladimir Smakhtin

    The Volta River Basin (VRB) is an important transboundary basin in West Africa that covers approximately 410,000 square kilometres across six countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Togo. Its natural resources sustain the livelihoods of its population and contribute to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Weather Radar Polarimetry

    By Guifu Zhang

    This book presents the fundamentals of polarimetric radar remote sensing through understanding wave scattering and propagation in geophysical media filled with hydrometers and other objects. The text characterizes the physical, statistical, and electromagnetic properties of hydrometers and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas

    Edited by Wil de Jong, Denyse Snelder, Noboru Ishikawa

    Natural resources often stretch across borders that separate modern nation states. This can create conflict and limit opportunities for regulated consumption of their goods and services, but also provide opportunities for joint multinational efforts that exceed single country capabilities. This…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully managed differs from one country to another. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-09
    Routledge

  • Hillslope Form

    By A. J. Parsons

    The study of hillslopes is a central element of geomorphology, and has been the cause of many of the major methodological disputes in the subject. This book describes the present state of knowledge of hillslope form, the results of measurements of hillslope form and points to unresolved problems in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge

  • Global Sustainability

    Bending the Curve

    By Gilberto C. Gallopin, Paul D. Raskin

    Unprecedented levels of wealth, technology and institutional capacity can forge a just, peaceful and ecologically resilient future. However, the authors argue, social polarization, geo-political conflict and environmental degradation are threatening the long-term well-being of humanity and the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge/SEI Global Environment and Development Series

  • Climate, Change and Risk

    Edited by Thomas Downing, A. Olsthoorn, R.S.J. Tol

    Climate, Change and Risk presents an overview of 'extreme' weather related events and our ability to cope with them. It focuses on society's responses, insurance matters and methodologies for the analysis of climatic hazards. Drawing on worldwide research from the leading names in the field this…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

9Series in Physical Geography

Product Search