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  • Adiabatic Invariants in Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics

    1st Edition

    By Michael V. Kurgansky

    This book deals with the main principles of large-scale atmospheric dynamics on the basis of adiabatic motion constants. It can be considered as an introduction to the theory of quasi two-dimensional fluid motion concentrating primarily on nearly horizontal fluid parcel displacements in a stably…

    Hardback – 2002-09-26
    CRC Press

  • Companion Encyclopedia of Geography

    The Environment and Humankind, 1st Edition

    Edited by Prof Ian Douglas, Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Geography provides an authoritative and provocative source of reference for all those concerned with the earth and its people. Examining both physical and human geography and charting human activities within their habitat up to the present day, this Companion also asks…

    Paperback – 2002-04-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Skidmore

    Most government agencies and private companies are investing significant resources in the production and use of geographical data. The capabilities of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for data analysis are also improving, to the extent that the potential performance of GIS software and the…

    Paperback – 2002-02-14
    CRC Press

  • Managing Water Well Deterioration

    IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 22, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLaughlan

    Effective management of a water well requires that the water well can meet a set of performance indicators.  These can include criteria related to water quality, yield, economics and asset life.  Water well deterioration due to fouling and corrosion impacts the ability of a well system to…

    Hardback – 2002-01-01
    CRC Press
    IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology

  • Mountain Environments

    1st Edition

    By Romola Parish

    This book breaks the ground in Geographical texts by transcending a strictly regional or topical focus.  It presents the opportunities and constraints that mountains and their resources offer to local and global populations; the impacts of environmental and economic change, development and…

    Paperback – 2001-11-14
    Routledge
    Ecogeography Series

  • Environmental Physics

    1st Edition

    By Clare Smith

    Environmental Physics is a comprehensive introduction to the physical concepts underlying environmental science. The importance and relevance of physics is emphasised by its application to real environmental problems with a wide range of case studies. Applications included cover energy use and…

    Hardback – 2001-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

  • Environmental Physics

    1st Edition

    By Clare Smith

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Multimedia Environmental Models

    The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Donald Mackay

    Completely revised and updated, Multimedia Environmental Models: The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition continues to provide simple techniques for calculating how chemicals behave in the environment, where they accumulate, how long they persist, and how this leads to human exposure. The book…

    Hardback – 2001-02-26
    CRC Press

  • Glaciers and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By J. Oerlemans

    This text brings together meteorology and the theory of glacier flow, providing a fundamental understanding of how glaciers respond to climate change. Attention is paid to the microclimate of glaciers and the physical processes regulating the exchange of energy and mass between glacier surface and…

    Hardback – 2001-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Nile and Its Masters: Past, Present, Future

    Source of Hope and Anger, 1st Edition

    By Jean Kerisel

    The Pharoahs were masters of the Nile: they had a detailed understanding of the ways of the river.  Modern Egyptians see themselves as heirs to this tradition, and as owners of the Nile waters.   In the 1960's,  Egypt decided to protect its…

    Hardback – 2001-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Climate System

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Berdowski, R. Guicherit, B.J. Heij

    These results from the National Research Programme on Climate Change of the Netherlands offer a synthesis of present knowledge in the fields of: source and sinks of greenhouse gases and aerosols; land-atmosphere interactions; the global energy balance; and radiative forcing and climate variability.…

    Hardback – 2001-01-01
    CRC Press

  • River Basin Sediment Systems - Archives of Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by D. Maddy, M.G. Macklin, J.C. Woodward

    An exploration of the relationship between river behaviour and environmental change. The research involves a wide range of disciplines including geomorphology, geophysics, archaeology, palaeoecology, engineering and planning.…

    Hardback – 2001-01-01
    CRC Press

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