Physical Geography Products

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Nickum, David B. Brooks, Anthony Richard Turton, Surina Esterhuyse

    The impact of mining is too big to ignore in a world of oversubscribed water. This is true of conventional mining as much as – or even more than – hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The legacy issues of such mining on water have not been fully appreciated, especially the irretrievable effects mining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • 21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Remote Sensing the Mekong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Kuenzer, Patrick Leinenkugel, Stefan Dech

    The Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia is one of the largest international river basins in the world. Its abundant natural resources are shared by six riparian countries and provide the basis for the livelihoods of more than 75 million people. However, ongoing socio-economic growth and related…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Trans-jurisdictional Water Law and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Gray, Cameron Holley, Rosemary Rayfuse

    Governance of global water resources presents one of the most confounding challenges in contemporary natural resource governance. With considerable government, citizen and financial donor attention devoted to a range of international, transnational and domestic laws and policies aimed at protecting…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Forest Management Auditing

    Certification of Forest Products and Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucio Brotto, Davide Pettenella

    Forest management auditing is expanding from its traditional focus on forest management, stewardship and Chain of Custody certification to more innovative topics such as ecosystem services, forest carbon credits, Non-Wood Forest Products, wood energy and Fair Trade certification. Forest managers,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Wood Energy in Developed Economies

    Resource Management, Economics and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco X. Aguilar

    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a reference book that compiles the most-recent wood energy assessments, and evaluates current…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    CRC Press

  • Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

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