Physical Geography Products

  • Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

    A Manual for Economic Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Sally Priest, Dennis Parker, Joe Morris, Sylvia Tunstall, Christophe Viavattene, John Chatterton, Damon Owen

    A new ‘Multi-Coloured Manual'  This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment…

    Hardback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Water Resources

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Holden

    The world faces huge challenges for water as population continues to grow, as emerging economies develop and as climate change alters the global and local water cycle. There are major questions to be answered about how we supply water in a sustainable and safe manner to fulfil our needs, while at…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge

  • Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector, 1st Edition

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world.  In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

  • Sustainability

    If It's Everything, Is It Nothing?, 1st Edition

    By Heather M. Farley, Zachary A. Smith

    Humans are not living within our ecological means. We are using the earth’s resources at a pace that cannot be maintained. We have already seen evidence of the fallout associated with ecological overconsumption and continued abuse of environmental systems will create increasing challenges both…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Biosecurity

    The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dobson, Kezia Barker, Sarah L. Taylor

    Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the…

    Paperback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge

  • Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation, 1st Edition

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20
    Routledge

  • Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Inkpen, Graham Wilson

    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically empty…

    Paperback – 2013-06-11
    Routledge

  • Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries, 1st Edition

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Urban Ecosystems

    Understanding the Human Environment, 1st Edition

    By Robert A. Francis, Michael A. Chadwick

    With over half of the global human population living in urban regions, urban ecosystems may now represent the contemporary and future human environment. Consisting of green space and the built environment, they harbour a wide range of species, yet are not well understood.  This book aims…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Actinobacteria

    Application in Bioremediation and Production of Industrial Enzymes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Julia Amoroso, Claudia Susana Benimeli, Sergio Antonio Cuozzo

    This book describes isolated actinobacteria from different environments, and how these can be used to bioremediate heavy metals and pesticides in contaminated sites. It also describes how free-living actinobacteria acquire the capability to produce nodules in plants and how this factor could be…

    Hardback – 2013-03-12
    CRC Press

10Series in Physical Geography

Product Search