Climatology & Meteorology Products

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 

  • Geography of Climate Change

    Edited by Richard John Aspinall

    Climate change is one of the inescapable themes of current times. Climate change confronts society in issues as diverse as domestic and international political debate and negotiation, discussion in the media and public opinion, land management choices and decisions, and concerns about environmental…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Radar Hydrology

    Principles, Models, and Applications

    By Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley

    Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications provides graduate students, operational forecasters, and researchers with a theoretical framework and practical knowledge of radar precipitation estimation. The only text on the market solely devoted to radar hydrology, this comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

    Edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin

    This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

    By John P. Crank, Linda S. Jacoby

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism. Crank and Jacoby apply criminological theory to each…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13

  • Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate

    Toward an Integrated Assessment

    By Yurong Hu

    Mountains are water towers of our world, but their role in global water resources may be altered due to changing climate. This book provides an integrated assessment of the spatial and temporal variability of both recent and future climate change impacts in the Yellow River source region (YRSR)…

    Paperback – 2014-11-01
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    By Molly E. Brown

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • History and Climate Change

    A Eurocentric Perspective

    By Neville Brown

    History and Climate Change is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from early to modern times. It draws upon demographic, economic, urban, religious and military perspectives. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories, which…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

  • Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard Chorley, Peter Haggett

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Scope of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Rhoads Murphey

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has…

    Hardback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

  • David Harvey's Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By John L. Paterson

    The emphasis of this book is to explore two major philosophical influences in contemporary human geography, namely logical positivism and Marxism, and to explore the relationships between philosophy, methodology and geographical research. Rather than being a biography of David Harvey, the book…

    Hardback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

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