Physical Geography Products

  • Mountains

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Always awe-inspiring, mountainous areas contain hundreds of millions of years of history, stretching back to the earliest continental landforms. This book shows how mountains are characterized by their distinctive geological, ecological, and biological conditions. Often, they are so large that they…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • History and Climate Change

    A Eurocentric Perspective, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

  • Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Integrated Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Richard Chorley, Peter Haggett

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

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 1st Edition

    By Mark Zacharias

    This textbook provides the reader with a foundation in policy development and analysis and describes how policy, including legal mechanisms, is applied to marine environments around the world. It offers a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including environmental protection,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Environmental and Hydrological Systems Modelling

    1st Edition

    By A W Jayawardena

    Mathematical modelling has become an indispensable tool for engineers, scientists, planners, decision makers and many other professionals to make predictions of future scenarios as well as real impending events. As the modelling approach and the model to be used are problem specific, no single…

    Paperback – 2014-01-21
    CRC Press

  • Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Soil and Water Contamination

    2nd Edition

    By Marcel van der Perk

    Soil and Water Contamination, Second Edition gives a structured overview of transport and fate processes of environmental contaminants. Dealing with all topics essential for understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, groundwater and surface water, it contributes to the formation of…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15
    CRC Press

  • New Studies on Former and Recent Landscape Changes in Africa

    Palaeoecology of Africa 32, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Volume 32 (2013) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes 9 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

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