Physical Geography Products

  • Wasting the Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rivers, People and Planning in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Bill Adams

    First published in 1992, this title offers an experienced and constructive evaluation of the ways in which water resources have been developed in Africa. Adams argues that the best hope of productive development lies in working and engaging with local people and using local knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • The New Geographies of Energy

    Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl S. Zimmerer

    The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes is a pioneering collection of new geographic scholarship. It examines such vitally important research topics as energy dilemmas of the United States, large trends and patterns of energy consumption including China’s role,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Douglas, David Goode, Mike Houck, Rusong Wang

    The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world’s people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and occupy neglected and hidden areas such as derelict land…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Routledge

  • Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Chris C. Park

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Systems (Routledge Revivals)

    Contemporary Approaches to Modelling, 1st Edition

    Edited by C S Bertuglia, G. Leonardi, S. Occelli, G. A. Rabino, R. Tadei, Alan Wilson

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, 1st Edition

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    A Physical, Social and Regional Geography, 1st Edition

    By W. B. Fisher

    The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically. In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Urban Ecology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ian Douglas, Philip James

    Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors…

    Paperback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge

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