Physical Geography Products

  • Environment and the City

    1st Edition

    By Joe Ravetz, Clive George, Joe Howe

    Edited by Peter W. Roberts

    For the first time at the beginning of the twenty-first century, urban dwellers outnumber rural residents and this trend is set to continue. Consequently one of the most pressing issues of our time is how to square the social and economic development of cities with their environmental limits…

    Paperback – 2009-06-19
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • The Complete Guide to Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Brian Dawson, Matt Spannagle

    For anyone trying to separate the fact from the fiction, The Complete Guide to Climate Change is an indispensable resource. Taking you through the A to Z of the key scientific, geographical and socio-political issues involved in the study of the environment and the implications of mankind’s effect…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28

  • The State of the World Atlas

    8th Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last…

    Paperback – 2008-09-26
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Land, Water and Development

    Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Rivers, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Newson

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water…

    Paperback – 2008-09-17

  • Coastal Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Haslett

    The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in…

    Paperback – 2008-09-05
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

  • 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

  • Fundamentals of Fluvial Geomorphology

    1st Edition

    By Ro Charlton

    Rivers are significant geomorphological agents, they show an amazing diversity of form and behaviour and transfer water and sediment from the land surface to the oceans. This book examines how river systems respond to environmental change and why this understanding is needed for successful river…

    Paperback – 2007-11-15

  • Investigation, Remediation and Protection of Land Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dieter D. Genske

    Firmly based in soil science, this book addresses the fundamental science and engineering of land degradation and rehabilitation. It begins with a discussion of natural ground profiles dealing with soil science and the underlying geology, the functions of natural ground and ground engineering…

    Hardback – 2007-10-26
    Whittles Publishing

  • Environmental Values

    1st Edition

    By John O'Neill, Alan Holland, Andrew Light

    We live in a world confronted by mounting environmental problems; increasing global deforestation and desertification, loss of species diversity, pollution and global warming. In everyday life people mourn the loss of valued landscapes and urban spaces. Underlying these problems are…

    Paperback – 2007-07-13
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Fingerponds: Managing Nutrients & Primary Productivity For Enhanced Fish Production in Lake Victoria’s Wetlands Uganda

    1st Edition

    By Rose Kaggwa

    Fingerponds are earthen ponds dug at the edge of natural wetlands and stocked naturally with wild fish during flooding. They preserve the wetland environment in which they are situated while maintaining a productive culture system. In this study, the importance of organic manure applications in…

    Paperback – 2007-01-25
    CRC Press

  • The Dynamics of Shoreline Wetlands and Sediments of Northern Lake Victoria

    1st Edition

    By N.G.T. Azza

    This book presents the results of research conducted between 2000 and 2004 on Lake Victoria (East Africa). The research examined the spatial spread of shoreline wetlands and found their distribution to be strongly influenced by the action of wind and waves. Evidence also pointed to a strong…

    Paperback – 2007-01-18
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2006-12-14
    CRC Press

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