Physical Geography Products

  • Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Forest Landscape Restoration

    Integrated Approaches to Support Effective Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Mansourian, John Parrotta

    Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is a planned process that aims to regain ecological integrity and enhance human wellbeing in deforested or degraded landscapes. The aim of this book is to explore options to better integrate the diverse dimensions - spatial, disciplinary, sectoral, and scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Wood Energy in Developed Economies

    Resource Management, Economics and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco X. Aguilar

    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a reference book that compiles the most-recent wood energy assessments, and evaluates current…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland

    1st Edition

    By Piotr Jasinski, Helen Lawton-Smith

    First published in 1999 , the book is based on papers given at the final workshop of a research project into the evolution of environmental regulation in Poland undertaken as part of the UKs ERSC Global Environmental Change Programme. Other invited papers focused on the development of regulatory…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Water, Climate Change and the Boomerang Effect

    Unintentional Consequences for Resource Insecurity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry Swatuk, Lars Wirkus

    In line with COP21 agreements, state-led climate change mitigation and adaptation actions are being undertaken to transition to carbon-neutral, green economies. However, the capacity of many countries for action is limited and may result in a ‘boomerang effect’, defined as the unintended…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Nuttall, Torben R Christensen, Martin Siegert

    The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions is an authoritative guide to the Arctic and the Antarctic through an exploration of key areas of research in the physical and natural sciences and the social sciences and humanities. It presents 38 new and original contributions from leading figures and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

  • Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Holmes, John Boardman

    This volume provides a textbook and reference work on the physical and biotic landscapes of Southern Africa. It examines the links between these environments and the ways in which they have been, are and will likely be subject to change. It covers the geomorphology, soils, vegetation and land use…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Advanced Remote Sensing Technology for Tsunami Modelling and Forecasting

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    The innovation in space technologies has generated a new method for observing and monitoring tsunamis from space. Most tsunami remote sensing studies focus on using classical image processing tools or conventional edge detection procedures. However, these methods do not use modern physics, applied…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05
    CRC Press

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