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Forthcoming Physical Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat, Wondimu Bayu

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Geography of Climate Change

    Edited by Richard John Aspinall

    Climate change is one of the inescapable themes of current times. Climate change confronts society in issues as diverse as domestic and international political debate and negotiation, discussion in the media and public opinion, land management choices and decisions, and concerns about environmental...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Little Ice Age

    2nd Edition

    The evidence for the Little Ice Age, the most important fluctuation in global climate in historical times, is most dramatically represented by the advance of mountain glaciers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and their retreat since about 1850. The effects on the landscape and the daily...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Everything Has a History

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme us that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history, Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, each with an editorial...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge