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  1. Innovative Approaches to Researching Landscape and Health

    Open Space: People Space 2

    Edited by Catharine Ward Thompson, Peter Aspinall, Simon Bell

    Our modern lifestyles often cause us to spend more time sitting behind a desk than being active outdoors. At the same time, our general health is deteriorating. The alarming rise in obesity, sedentary lifestyles and mental ill-health across the developed world has resulted in an urgent desire to...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Landscaping

    Principles and Practices

    By Marietta Loehrlein

    While landscaping has the potential to be part of the solution to certain environmental problems, the quest for beauty can also produce effects that are harmful to the environment. Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices examines landscape practices that adversely affect the environment,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

    Edited by Eugenio Martinez-Falero, Susana Martin-Fernandez, Antonio D. Garcia-Abril

    Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...

    Published August 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Landscape Architect's Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Siobhan Vernon, Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory

    An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    By Landscape Institute, I.E.M.A.

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment....

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Urban Ecosystems

    Understanding the Human Environment

    By Robert A. Francis, Michael A. Chadwick

    With over half of the global human population living in urban regions, urban ecosystems may now represent the contemporary and future human environment. Consisting of green space and the built environment, they harbour a wide range of species, yet are not well understood. This book aims...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Geomorphology

    By Mateo Gutierrez

    This book provides a detailed coverage of the landforms of Planet Earth and the processes that shaped them. The study of these morphologies, some of which formed during past geological periods under environmental conditions very different from those of today, makes it possible to reconstruct the...

    Published December 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies

    Edited by Peter Howard, Ian Thompson, Emma Waterton

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Landscape is a vital, synergistic concept which opens up ways of thinking about many of the problems which beset our contemporary world, such as climate change, social alienation, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and destruction of heritage. As a concept, landscape does not respect...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Energy Landscapes

    Designing, Planning, and Development

    Edited by Sven Stremke, Andy van den Dobbelsteen

    Series: Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

    In the near future the appearance and spatial organization of urban and rural landscapes will be strongly influenced by the generation of renewable energy. One of the critical tasks will be the re-integration of these sustainable energy landscapes into the existing environment—which people value...

    Published September 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Transforming Parks and Protected Areas

    Policy and Governance in a Changing World

    Edited by Kevin S. Hanna, Douglas A. Clark, D. Scott Slocombe

    **This title was originally published in 2007. The version published in 2012 is a PB reprint of the original HB** The protection of natural resources and biodiversity through protected areas is increasingly based on ecological principles. Simultaneously the concept of ecosystem-based management has...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge