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  1. Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control: A Bioengineering Approach

    A Bioengineering Approach

    By Roy P.C. Morgan, R.J. Rickson

    **Please note that the PB version of this title is an exact reprint of the original HB published in 1994** This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the use of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind. From a basic understanding...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Environmental Restoration and Design for Recreation and Ecotourism

    By Robert L. France

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management and Land Development

    A wetland center in London, parks in downtown San Francisco, a wildlife sanctuary in Arcata, and a wetlands park on the outskirts of Las Vegas—what do these urban and suburban locations have in common? They are leading examples of a new restoration design approach that is squarely placed at the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Modeling morphodynamic evolution in alluvial estuaries

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Mick van der Wegen

    The main objective of this research is to investigate the governing processes and characteristics that drive morphodynamic evolution in alluvial estuaries by application of a process-based numerical model (Delft3D). It is of utmost importance to understand estuarine processes so that impact of...

    Published December 29th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Restorative Redevelopment of Devastated Ecocultural Landscapes

    By Robert L. France

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    A fusion of ecological restoration and sustainable development, restorative redevelopment represents an emerging paradigm for remediating landscapes. Rather than merely fixing the broken bits and pieces of nature, restorative development advocates the reuse of devastated landscapes to improve the...

    Published July 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. The Environment

    Science, Issues, and Solutions

    By Mohan K. Wali, Fatih Evrendilek, M. Siobhan Fennessy

    Students have questions, this book has answers: What is the structure and function of natural systems? Where and how do populations and communities live? How have human impacts altered ecosystems? How can we lessen impacts and create long term solutions? Challenging Times Demand Changing...

    Published July 29th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Land Use Scenarios

    Environmental Consequences of Development

    By Alan W. Shearer, David A. Mouat, Scott D. Bassett, Michael W. Binford, Craig W. Johnson, Justin A. Saarinen, Alan W. Gertler, Julide Koracin

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Any alteration of the natural processes occurring on a piece of land will have expected as well as unanticipated effects, and those effects have little regard for arbitrary human boundaries. Consequently, it is not enough for land managers to consider only how they might maintain the parcels for...

    Published January 13th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. European Forest Recreation and Tourism

    A Handbook

    Edited by Simon Bell, Murray Simpson, Lisa Tyrväinen, Tuija Sievänen, Ulrike Pröbstl

    In an increasingly urbanized world more and more people are turning to our forests and woodland for recreation and tourism. Planning and providing for this growing demand poses challenges that need to be addressed by managers and designers alike. Based on a study of forest recreation from across...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Geoinformation Technologies for Geo-Cultural Landscapes: European Perspectives

    Edited by Andreas Vassilopoulos, Niki Evelpidou, Oliver Bender, Alenka Krek

    The focal main objective of the book is to constitute a meaningful linkage among research problems, geoinformation methods and corresponding applications. The research goals, related both to theoretical and practical issues, derive from multidisciplinary fields such as archaeology, history,...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Applied Principles of Horticultural Science

    3rd Edition

    By Laurie Brown

    Applied Principles of Horticultural Science is that critical thing for all students of horticulture - a book that teaches the theory of horticultural science through the practice of horticulture itelf.The book is divided into three sections - Plant science, Soil science, Pest and disease. Each...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Design for Outdoor Recreation

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes of design and enabling them to...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Taylor & Francis