Physical Geography Products

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History, 1st Edition

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Everything Has a History

    1st Edition

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Engineering Response to Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Watts

    A clear, concise discussion of today’s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Natural Decadal Climate Variability

    Societal Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Vikram M. Mehta

    Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Geography in the Twentieth Century

    A Study of Growth, Fields, Techniques, Aims and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This title, first published in 1951, examines the growth, fields, techniques, aims and trends of geography at the time. The book is divided into three parts, of which the first deals with the evolution of geography and its philosophical basis. The second is concerned with studies of special…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation, 1st Edition

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Land Degradation and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Piers Blaikie, Harold Brookfield

    Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these questions, which are still some of the most crucial issues in development today, using…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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