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  • Drought and Water Crises

    Science, Technology, and Management Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald A. Wilhite

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in humid as well as arid climates. When faced with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model

    1st Edition

    By Prashant Kumar, Praveen Thakur, Sanjit Debnath

    This book shows the effectiveness of DRASTIC  model in a geographical setting for validation of vulnerable zones and presents the optimization of parameters for the development of precise maps highlighting several zones with varied contamination. Impact of vadose zone has also been assessed by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    CRC Press

  • Atmospheric Turbulence

    1st Edition

    By O.G. Sutton

    Originally published in 1955 Atmospheric Turbulence examines dynamic meteorology and the fundamental part it plays in the overall science of meteorology. The book examines the theory of atmospheric turbulence as a more mathematically developed area than largescale motions of the atmosphere and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This book provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental protection,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes

    A Study of the Bearings of Physiology and Behaviour on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes, and Man, 1st Edition

    By S. Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1933 Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys and Apes gives a taxonomic and phylogenetic survey and the findings of diverse experimental investigations of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book discusses the inter-relationships of different Primates and emphasizes seldom-used…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W. Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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