Physical Geography Products

  • GIS for Environmental Applications

    A practical approach, 1st Edition

    By Xuan Zhu

    GIS for Environmental Applications provides a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools in GIS for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental problem solving and decision making. It covers the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability

    Synergies and divergences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Brannstrom, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Transferable Groundwater Rights

    Integrating Hydrogeology, Law and Economics, 1st Edition

    By Andreas N. Charalambous

    The principle of transferable groundwater rights is that by making water rights capable of being traded in the market, water resources can be used more sustainably and efficiently. Groundwater would achieve its economic value, by switching from the high volume-low value irrigation, which is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus

    Challenges and an agenda for action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Jamie Bartram

    Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability. It is increasingly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Island Studies, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilan Kelman, Godfrey Baldacchino

    Big or small, islands and their inhabitant communities have long been the focus of intellectual enquiry, but in recent years a whole host of new academic institutes, journals, and conferences have devoted themselves to their study and research. And while early scholarly work mostly originated from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Geography

  • Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivan R. Scales

    Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Mineral Economics and Policy

    1st Edition

    By John E. Tilton, Juan Ignacio Guzmán

    This textbook provides an introduction to the field of mineral economics and its use in understanding the behaviour of mineral commodity markets and in assessing both public and corporate policies in this important economic sector. The focus is on metal and non-metallic commodities rather than…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Routledge

  • Meteorology and Energy Security

    Simulations, Projections, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul S. Samuel

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Meteorological data are essential for both day-to-day energy management and for planning for the world’s future energy security. The editor of this compendium, a mechanical engineer with international experience, has collected articles that…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    This user-friendly book introduces biochar to potential users in the professional sphere. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar for the benefit of audiences including policy makers, landowners and farmers, land use, agricultural and environmental…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge

  • The Changing Nature of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    1st Edition

    By Roger Minshull

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

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