Physical Geography Products

  • Oceans

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Covering 71 percent of the planet, these saline bodies of water provided the unique conditions necessary for the building blocks of life to form billions of years ago. This book explains how our oceans continue to support and influence life in important ways: by providing the largest global source…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • Freshwater

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Freshwater is our planet’s most precious resource, and also the least conserved. Freshwater makes up only 3 percent of the total water on the planet, and yet the majority (1.9 percent) is held in a frozen state in glaciers, icebergs, and polar ice fields. This leaves approximately one-half of 1…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • Mountains

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Always awe-inspiring, mountainous areas contain hundreds of millions of years of history, stretching back to the earliest continental landforms. This book shows how mountains are characterized by their distinctive geological, ecological, and biological conditions. Often, they are so large that they…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • History and Climate Change

    A Eurocentric Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Neville Brown

    History and Climate Change is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from early to modern times. It draws upon demographic, economic, urban, religious and military perspectives. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories, which…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

  • Integrated Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Richard Chorley, Peter Haggett

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of five of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines this theme and examines the nature and function of generalized…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Richard Chorley, Peter Haggett

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

    A Manual for Economic Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Sally Priest, Dennis Parker, Joe Morris, Sylvia Tunstall, Christophe Viavattene, John Chatterton, Damon Owen

    A new ‘Multi-Coloured Manual'  This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment…

    Hardback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector, 1st Edition

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world.  In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

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