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  • Assessment of the Effects of Climate Variability and Land-Use Changes on the Hydrology of the Meuse River Basin

    PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft, 1st Edition

    By Tu Min

    Anthropogenic climate change may lead to intensification of the global hydrological cysle and to increased flooding risk of rivers across Europe. A series of extreme floods in European rivers in the last decades have stimulated discussions about the possible effects of climate variability/change…

    Paperback – 2006-11-02
    CRC Press

  • Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite

    A New Operational Cloud Imager, 1st Edition

    By Keith D. Hutchison, Arthur P. Cracknell

    The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is the next-generation multispectral imaging instrument to fly on US operational, polar-orbiting meteorological satellites. VIIRS will gather data across 22 spectral bands and be used to create products for a variety of applications including…

    Hardback – 2005-11-14
    CRC Press

  • Integration of Public Health with Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons Learned and New Directions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristie L Ebi, Joel B Smith, Ian Burton

    Overall, the negative health impacts of global climate change are anticipated to significantly outweigh positive impacts. Furthermore, global climate change will continue for decades, even after the effective implementation of mitigation measures. By exploring cases in public health and prior…

    Hardback – 2005-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Water Resources in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Monirul Qader Mirza, Q.K Ahmad

    This book addresses the most pressing water resource issues in South Asia, particularly in relation to climate change and variability. This is a region characterised by abundant water during the monsoon, when devastating floods occur, and by scarcity of water and droughts during the dry period.…

    Hardback – 2005-06-30
    CRC Press

  • GLACIAL LANDSYSTEMS

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J.A. Evans

    This book is a comprehensive overview of the ever-captivating field of glaciation from the perspective of glacial landsystems. This approach models the many processes, forms and interactions that can be found in glaciated landscapes throughout the world. Landsystems models allow the glacial…

    Paperback – 2005-01-28
    Routledge

  • Global Change in the Holocene

    1st Edition

    By John Birks, Rick Battarbee, Anson Mackay, Frank Oldfield

    The Holocene spans the 11,500 years since the end of the last Ice Age and has been a period of major global environmental change. However the rate of change has accelerated during the last hundred years, due largely to human impacts and this has led to a growing concern for the future of our…

    Paperback – 2005-01-28
    Routledge

  • Coastal Lagoons

    Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by I. Ethem Gonenc, John P. Wolflin

    Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development describes the concepts, models, and data needed to design and implement management programs for long-term sustainability of coastal lagoons. Based on a project conducted under the auspices of NATO-CCMS, the book…

    Hardback – 2004-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Soil Management

    Problems and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Michael A Fullen, John A Catt

    The soil is a fundamental constituent of the Earth's system, maintaining a careful state of equilibrium within the biosphere. However, this natural balance is being increasingly disturbed by a variety of anthropogenic and natural processes, leading to the degradation of many soil environments. Soil…

    Paperback – 2004-08-27
    Routledge

  • Nitrates in Groundwater

    IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lidia Razowska-Jaworek, Andrezj Sadurski

    The first book devoted entirely to the problem of nitrate risk and behaviour in groundwater, this volume includes twenty-seven papers selected from those presented during the Euromeeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists "Nitrate in Groundwater in Europe" held in Wisla, Poland in…

    Hardback – 2004-08-15
    CRC Press
    IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

  • Fundamentals of Biogeography

    2nd Edition

    By Richard John Huggett

    Fundamentals of Biogeography presents an accessible, engaging and comprehensive introduction to biogeography, explaining the ecology, geography, history and conservation of animals and plants. Starting with an outline of how species arise, disperse, diversify and become extinct, the book examines:…

    Paperback – 2004-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • River Channel Management

    Towards sustainable catchment hydrosystems, 1st Edition

    By Peter Downs, Ken Gregory

    River Channel Management is the first book to deal comprehensively with recent revolutions in river channel management. It explores the multi-disciplinary nature of river channel management in relation to modern management techniques that bear the background of the entire drainage basin in mind,…

    Paperback – 2004-05-28
    Routledge

  • Understanding Weather

    1st Edition

    By Karel Karel Hughes, Julian Mayes

    Weather provides a wide variety of stimuli for our senses. The sound of thunder and gales, the smell of damp soil at the start of a summer thunderstorm are but temporary phenomena while the visual panorama of the changing sky that provides a more revealing insight into the workings of the dynamic…

    Paperback – 2004-05-28
    Routledge

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