Physical Geography Products

  • 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

  • Biosecurity

    The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dobson, Kezia Barker, Sarah L. Taylor

    Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the…

    Paperback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge

  • Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation, 1st Edition

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20
    Routledge

  • Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries, 1st Edition

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Williams

    Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion through a variety of protection strategies, from the defences of the Venice lagoons to coastal land reclamation in the Netherlands.  This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe and a comparative analysis of…

    Hardback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge

  • Water Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Critchley, John Gowing

    Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is constrained by highly variable rainfall, frequent drought and low water productivity. There is an urgent need, heightened by climate change, for appropriate technologies to address this problem through managing and increasing the quantity of water on…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times, 1st Edition

    By Peter Brimblecombe

    First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 1: Fundamentals and Climate Now, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1972, this first volume of Professor Lamb’s study of our changing climate deals with the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as providing global data on the contemporary climates of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 2: Climatic History and the Future, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1977, the second volume of Climate: Present, Past and Future covers parts III and IV of Professor Hubert Lamb’s seminal and pioneering study of climatology. Part III provides a survey of evidence of types of climates over the last million years, and of methods of dating that…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • Weather, Climate and Human Affairs (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays and Other Papers, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    This wide-ranging collection of essays is written by one of the world’s foremost experts on weather and climate. Six of the chapters have not been published before. The rest, taken from a variety of sources, have been thoroughly revised and brought right up to date – taking account, for example, of…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with…

    Hardback – 2012-11-05
    Routledge

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