Physical Geography Products

  • Transforming Urban Waterfronts

    Fixity and Flow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Taiwan's Environmental Struggle

    Toward a Green Silicon Island, 1st Edition

    By Jack Williams, Ch’ang-yi David Chang

    Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Agrometeorology in Extreme Events and Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    By H.P. Das

    Despite the current technological advancement, agriculture is still a vital source of livelihood. It is essentially dependent on weather and climate, and adversely affected by extreme events in this respect. Over the past few decades, extreme events such as droughts, floods, storms, tropical…

    Hardback – 2012-05-10
    CRC Press

  • Climate Clever

    How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections), 1st Edition

    By Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey

    Why, despite two decades of climate policy, have affluent democracies made so little progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions? We know that there are ways of doing this that are both practical and affordable. It is politics that is the problem. Stringent climate policies may lead companies to…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Confronting Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Constance Lever-Tracy

    What are the manifest and likely future consequences of climate change? How will the world respond to the challenges of climate change in the twenty-first century? How should people think about confronting the politics of climate change? In this highly accessible introduction to the predicted…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge
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  • Forests

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Forests are considered the lungs of the planet, as they consume and store carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. These biomes, defined as ecological communities dominated by long-lived woody vegetation, historically have provided an economic foundation for growing nations, supplying wood for buildings,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-15
    Routledge

  • The History of the Study of Landforms: Volume 1 - Geomorphology Before Davis (Routledge Revivals)

    or the Development of Geomorphology, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Chorley, Antony J. Dunn, Robert P. Beckinsale

    This re-issue, first published in 1964, is the first of a seminal series analysing the development of the study of landforms, from both the geographical and geological point of view, with especial emphasis upon fluvial geomorphology. Volume 1 treats the subject up to the first important…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12
    Routledge

  • The History of the Study of Landforms Volume 2

    The Life and Work of William Morris Davis, 1st Edition

    By R. P. Beckinsale, R. J. Chorley, A J Dunn

    This volume is entirely devoted to the life and work of the world's most famous geomorphologist, William Morris Davis (1850-1934). It contains a treatment in depth of Davis' many contributions to the study of landforms including: the cycle of erosion denudation chronology arid and karst…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12
    Routledge

  • Water Management in Megacities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Olli Varis, Asit K. Biswas, Jan Lundqvist

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, economic, legal, institutional and environmental…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Environmental Modelling

    An Uncertain Future?, 1st Edition

    By Keith Beven

    Uncertainty in the predictions of science when applied to the environment is an issue of great current relevance in relation to the impacts of climate change, protecting against natural and man-made disasters, pollutant transport and sustainable resource management. However, it is often ignored…

    Paperback – 2008-07-21
    CRC Press

  • The Earthscan Forest Library, 11 vols

    1st Edition

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2005-09-15
    Routledge

  • MOUNTAIN GEOMORPHOLOGY

    1st Edition

    By Phil Owens, Olav Slaymaker

    Mountains represent one of the most inspiring and attractive natural features on the surface of the earth. Visually, they dominate the landscape. However, the increasing realization of the fragility of mountain areas because of changes in land use, management and climate, combined with an…

    Paperback – 2004-04-30
    Routledge

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