Environment & Sustainability: Research Methods in Environmental Studies

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data: Principles and Practices, Third Edition book cover

    Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data

    Principles and Practices, Third Edition

    By Russell G. Congalton, Kass Green

    The field of assessing the accuracy of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to develop and mature since the first edition of this book in 1999. The third edition will have all chapters reviewed and updated with any new information available today. It will include a redo of spatial…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Measuring Intangible Values: Rethinking How to Evaluate Socially Beneficial Actions book cover

    Measuring Intangible Values

    Rethinking How to Evaluate Socially Beneficial Actions

    By Marie Harder, Gemma Burford

    This book explores the complex problem of how to measure the ‘success’ of social organisations, projects and activities. Whether improving a local situation, organizing a campaign around sustainability, or assessing the intangible effects of perceived social benefits, currently we have only have a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators

    Edited by Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    This handbook provides researchers and students with an overview of the field of sustainability indicators (SIs) as applied in the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development. The editors have sought to include views from the center ground of SI development but also divergent ideas…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions book cover

    Sustainability in Transition

    Principles for Developing Solutions

    By Travis Gliedt, Kelli Larson

    Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions offers the first in-depth education-focused treatment of how to address sustainability in a comprehensive manner. The textbook is structured as a learning-centered approach to walk students through the process of linking sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes book cover

    Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes

    Edited by Dena Fam, Jane Palmer, Chris Riedy, Cynthia Mitchell

    ‘Transdisciplinarity’ is a form of research and practice that synthesises knowledge from a range of academic disciplines and from the community. There is now global interest and a significant body of work on transdisciplinarity and its potential to address the apparently intractable problems of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research book cover

    Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    Edited by Jocelyn Thorpe, Stephanie Rutherford, L. Anders Sandberg

    This book examines the challenges and possibilities of conducting cultural environmental history research today. Disciplinary commitments certainly influence the questions scholars ask and the ways they seek out answers, but some methodological challenges go beyond the boundaries of any one…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability: The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently book cover

    Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Philip Hirsch

    The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

  • Public Participation, Science and Society: Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation book cover

    Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation and making science more accessible to the general population. Promoting public participation means giving more weight to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources, actors and their security concerns. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach book cover

    Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

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