Physical Geography Products

  • Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Best Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.B. Sharma

    Advances in high spatial resolution mapping capabilities and the new rules established by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States for the operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) have provided new opportunities to acquire aerial data at a lower cost and more safely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • The Global Casino

    An Introduction to Environmental Issues, 6th Edition

    By Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and with the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers

    2nd Edition

    By Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid Ahmed, Mohammed Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid

    Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers in its second edition incorporates changes and introduces new concepts using Visual Basic.NET, a programming language chosen for its ease of comprehensive usage. This book offers a complete understanding of the basic principles of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    CRC Press

  • Natural Decadal Climate Variability

    Societal Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Vikram M. Mehta

    Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Fundamentals of Geomorphology

    4th Edition

    By Richard John Huggett

    The new fourth edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject by discussing the latest developments in the field, as well as covering the basics of Earth surface forms and processes. The revised edition has an improved logically cohesive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of the Physical Environment

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Peter Smithson, Ken Addison, Ken Atkinson

    Fundamentals of the Physical Environment has established itself as a well-respected core introductory book for students of physical geography and the environmental sciences. Taking a systems approach, it demonstrates how the various factors operating at Earth’s surface can and do interact…

    Paperback – 2008-05-16
    Routledge

  • Atmosphere, Weather and Climate

    8th Edition

    By Roger Barry, Richard Chorley

    Atmosphere, Weather and Climate presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed changes and projected future trends. This updated and expanded eighth edition of Atmosphere, Weather and Climate will prove invaluable to those…

    Hardback – 2003-09-11
    Routledge

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