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 – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Climate Management Issues

    Economics, Sociology, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Julie K. Gines

    Despite all the controversy and hype that climate change has generated, there now exists an overwhelming body of scientific evidence that the problem is real and that its effects are already being felt on a global scale. Part of what makes this a volatile and controversial issue is that it is not…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Air Pollution and Turbulence

    Modeling and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davidson Moreira, Marco Vilhena

    Since its discovery in early 1900, turbulence has been an interesting and complex area of study. Written by international experts, Air Pollution and Turbulence: Modeling and Applications presents advanced techniques for modeling turbulence, with a special focus on air pollution applications,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems

    1st Edition

    Edited by John M. Kimble

    Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems provides information on soil processes and the carbon cycle in cold ecoregions as well as the soil carbon pool and its fluxes in the soils of cold ecoregions. Filling a void in this area of soil science, this resource explains soil processes…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Muller

    "As part of the Environmental and Ecological Modeling Handbooks series, the Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management provides a comprehensive overview of ecosystem theory and the tools - ecological engineering, ecological modeling, ecotoxicology and ecological economics -to manage these…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Air Pollution

    1st Edition

    Edited by David H.F. Liu, Bela G. Liptak

    Whether considered a threat to the health of humans in particular or of the ecosystem in general, the problem of air pollution affects us all. In addition to the 189 chemicals listed in the air toxins category of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, smog, acid rain, ozone depletion, and global…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Science, Technology, and Management Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald A. Wilhite

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in humid as well as arid climates. When faced with…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Water Vapor Measurement

    Methods and Instrumentation, 1st Edition

    By Pieter R. Wiederhold

    Offering all aspects of humidity measurement and instrumentation, this work includes rudiments and theory, common applications, advantages and limitations of frequently-used sensors and techniques, and guidelines for installation, maintenance and calibration. The disk is intended for easy…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Modeling

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mike J. Barnsley

    Increasingly used to represent climatic, biogeochemical, and ecological systems, computer modeling has become an important tool that should be in every environmental professional’s toolbox. Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction is just what it purports to be, a practical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • United States Water Law

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By John W. Johnson

    A Vital Explanation of Water Law and PolicyBecause demand for and access to quality water far exceeds the current supply, it is increasingly critical to understand the state and federal laws and policies that govern water rights. From farming, fishing, and biology to manufacturing, mine operation,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

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