Physical Geography Products

  • 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

  • Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate

    Toward an Integrated Assessment, 1st Edition

    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
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

  • Reconstructing Quaternary Environments

    3rd Edition

    By J. John Lowe, Michael J.C Walker

    This third edition of Reconstructing Quaternary Environments has been completely revised and updated to provide a new account of the history and scale of environmental changes during the Quaternary. The evidence is extremely diverse ranging from landforms and sediments to fossil assemblages and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Water

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner

    This authoritative reference work gives timely information on the global politics of water. Readers will find case studies on a variety of complex water situations, from the Okavango River that flows through Angola, Namibia and Botswana, to the Euphrates-Tigris of the Upper Persian Gulf. With the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Sustainable Practices

    Social Theory and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Nicola Spurling

    Climate change is widely agreed to be one the greatest challenges facing society today. Mitigating and adapting to it is certain to require new ways of living. Thus far efforts to promote less resource-intensive habits and routines have centred on typically limited understandings of individual…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hiscock

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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