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  1. Coastal Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Haslett

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in...

    Published September 4th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Ecosystems

    2nd Edition

    By Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    In examining both theory and applications, this book, through useful examples, provides a stimulating introduction to ecosystems. It examines the nature, types and characteristics of ecosystems as well as investigating the interactions between various systems and human actions. Using functional...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Chemistry

    By John Wright

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Many controversial issues revolve around complex scientific arguments which can be better understood with at least a minimal knowledge and understanding of the chemical reactions and processes going on in the world around us.This textbook offers an accessible introduction to chemical principles and...

    Published May 14th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Physics

    By Clare Smith

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Environmental Physics is a comprehensive introduction to the physical concepts underlying environmental science. The importance and relevance of physics is emphasised by its application to real environmental problems with a wide range of case studies. Applications included cover energy use and...

    Published July 18th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Coastal Systems

    By Simon Haslett

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as:* Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea* cliff collapse in Southern England* the Great Barrier Reef*...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Using Statistics to Understand the Environment

    By Penny A. Cook, P. Wheater

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Using Statistics to Understand the Environment covers all the basic tests required for environmental practicals and projects and points the way to the more advanced techniques that may be needed in more complex research designs. Following an introduction to project design, the book covers methods...

    Published April 5th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Natural Environmental Change

    By Antoinette Mannion

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Natural Environmental Change offers a concise introduction to this key topic in the study of the environment, geography, and earth science. Illustrated throughout, each chapter provides a broad spectrum of international case studies and further reading guides. Introductory chapters examine the...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Atmospheric Processes and Systems

    By Russell D. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    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...

    Published August 19th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Ecosystems

    A Functional Approach

    By Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Ecosystems introduces the basic concepts and processes in the ecosystem and explores its role in solving environmental problems. Examining the development of the ecosystem concept, the book explains how ecosystems function and analyzes the complex interactions between life and its physical...

    Published November 26th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Biology

    By Allan M. Jones

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Environmental Biology offers an accessible introduction to the core elements of biology and the biosphere. With balanced coverage of acquatic and terrestrial examples throughout, the text builds logically to present a clear understanding of the fundamental processes of life before examining its...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

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