Physical Geography Products

  • Housing and Social Change

    East-West Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee

    This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human…

    Paperback – 2003-08-28
    Housing and Society Series

  • Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology

    1st Edition

    By Roger G. Barry, Andrew M. Carleton

    Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology provides the first comprehensive account of the dynamical behaviour and mechanisms of the global climate system and its components, together with a modern survey of synoptic-scale weather systems in the tropics and extratropics, and of the methods and applications…

    Paperback – 2001-06-14

  • Glaciers and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    By Atle Nesje, Svein Olat Dahl

    This authoritative new text provides a thorough, updated account of glaciers and ice sheets as monitors and indicators of environmental change. It examines the record of environmental change within glaciers and ice sheets, and that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are…

    Paperback – 2000-04-28
    Key Issues in Environmental Change

  • The Hydrology of the UK

    A Study of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Acreman

    The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines…

    Paperback – 1999-12-16
    Routledge Environmental Management

  • Old Worlds New Worlds

    1st Edition

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-03-18

  • Glaciers

    1st Edition

    By Peter Knight

    This book offers a comprehensive and detailed summary of our knowledge and understanding of glaciers and sets them within a global environment context. The text explains the significance both of recent advances in glaciology, and of teh many research problms that remain to be solved. The…

    Paperback – 1999-02-19

  • The Biosphere and Noosphere Reader

    Global Environment, Society and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Pitt, Paul R. Samson

    The Reader is the first comprehensive history of the noosphere and biosphere. Drawing on classical influences, modern parallels, and insights into the future, the Reader traces the emergence of noosphere and biosphere concepts within the concept of environmental change. Reproducing material from…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10

  • Atmospheric Processes and Systems

    1st Edition

    By Russell D. Thompson

    Atmospheric Processes and Systems presents a concise introduction to the atmosphere and the fundamentals of weather. Examining different aspects of the mass, energy and circulation systems in the atmosphere, this text provides detailed accounts of specific phenomena, including* the composition and…

    Paperback – 1998-08-20
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

  • Dynamic Meteorology

    A Basic Course, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Gordon, Warwick Grace, Roland Byron-Scott, Peter Schwerdtfeger

    'Dynamic Meteorology: A Basic Course' is an introduction to the physics of the atmosphere. Starting from the basics, it provides students with an awareness of simple mathematics and enthusiastically proceeds to provide a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of meteorology. The authors lead…

    Paperback – 1997-12-24

  • Regional Climates of the British Isles

    1st Edition

    By Julian Mayes, Dennis Wheeler

    Global climate and the effects of global warming are commanding unprecendented interest as climates grow more dynamic and changeable. How does global warming change patterns of climate? Why is the weather and climate of the British Isles so variable? Regional Climates of the British Isles presents…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13

  • Climates of the British Isles

    Present, Past and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Barrow, Mike Hulme

    Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate…

    Paperback – 1997-05-08

  • Introducing Groundwater

    1st Edition

    By Price, Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology, University of Reading)

    Presented in a style intended for the non-specialist reader, with technical terms and mathematical formulae kept to a minimum, the second edition of this introduction to groundwater covers a range of topics as they relate to hydrogeology. A major new chapter focuses on pollution.…

    Paperback – 1996-12-28

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