Debating Long-Term Change in the Geosphere and Biosphere
Using a broad selection of classic and current sources, The Natural History of the Earth probes selected discussions within biology, climatology, geology, and geomorphology and explores a selection of debates about Earth and life history, considering their origins and their present state-of-play....
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge
This extensively revised, restructured, and updated edition continues to present an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the subject, exploring the world’s landforms from a broad systems perspective. It covers the basics of Earth surface forms and processes, while reflecting on the latest...
Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Physical Geography: The Key Concepts is a thought-provoking and up-to-date introduction to the central ideas and debates within the field. It provides extended definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics such as: biogeography ecology...
Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge
From the Local to the Global
This revised edition takes the theme of place as the unifying principle for a full account of the discipline at the beginning of the twenty-first century.The work comprises 64 substantial essays addressing human and physical geography, and exploring their inter-relations. The encyclopedia does full...
Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge
From the Local to the Global
This revised edition takes the theme of place as the unifying principle for a full account of the discipline at the beginning of the twenty-first century.The work comprises sixty-four substantial essays addressing human and physical geography, and exploring their inter-relations. The...
Published November 26th 2006 by Routledge
Fundamentals of Biogeography presents an accessible, engaging and comprehensive introduction to biogeography, explaining the ecology, geography, history and conservation of animals and plants. Starting with an outline of how species arise, disperse, diversify and become extinct, the book examines:...
Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge
This extensively revised and updated edition continues to present an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the subject, exploring the world’s landforms from a broad systems perspective. It reflects on the latest developments in the field and includes new chapters on geomorphic materials and...
Published November 6th 2002 by Routledge
This textbook provides a fresh, up-to-date, introduction to biogeography. Examining where different animals and plants live and how they came to be living there it investigates how populations grow, interact and survive. It explores how equilibrium communities are formed, how communities change and...
Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge
The Evolving Ecosphere
Environmental Change explores the nature, causes, rates and directions of environmental change throughout earth history. Huggett introduces the interdependent parts of the natural environment - cosmic, ecological, geological - and the dynamic nature of the environmental system. Integrating a...
Published July 9th 1997 by Routledge
Animals, plants and soils interact with one another, with the terrestrial spheres, and with the rest of the Cosmos. On land, this rich interaction creates landscape systems or geoecosystems. Geoecology investigates the structure and function of geoecosystems, their components and their environment....
Published April 12th 1995 by Routledge