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  1. Desertification in the Third Millennium

    Proceedings of an International Conference, Dubai, 12-15 February 2000

    Edited by A.S. Alsharhan, W.W. Wood, A.S. Goudie, A. Fowler, E.M. Abdellatif

    This wide-ranging selection of original papers covers many aspects of desertification including environmental and weather factors, land management policy, groundwater resources, understanding biodiversity in fragile ecosystems, technological approaches to the study and remedy of desertification....

    Published January 1st 2003 by CRC Press

  2. Fundamentals of Geomorphology

    By Richard Huggett

    Series: Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

    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 7th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by Frank Chambers, Michael Ogle

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The science of climate change has experienced an extraordinary expansion in the period since the mid-1980s and is paralleled by considerable public and political awareness of related issues.The degree of natural variability in, and the causes of, climate change have become particularly important...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Adiabatic Invariants in Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics

    By Michael V. Kurgansky

    This book deals with the main principles of large-scale atmospheric dynamics on the basis of adiabatic motion constants. It can be considered as an introduction to the theory of quasi two-dimensional fluid motion concentrating primarily on nearly horizontal fluid parcel displacements in a stably...

    Published September 26th 2002 by CRC Press

  5. Global Sustainability

    Bending the Curve

    By Gilberto C. Gallopín, Paul D. Raskin

    Series: Routledge/SEI Global Environment and Development Series

    Unprecedented levels of wealth, technology and institutional capacity can forge a just, peaceful and ecologically resilient future. However, the authors argue, social polarization, geo-political conflict and environmental degradation are threatening the long-term well-being of humanity and the...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Companion Encyclopedia of Geography

    The Environment and Humankind

    Edited by Prof Ian Douglas, Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Geography provides an authoritative and provocative source of reference for all those concerned with the earth and its people. Examining both physical and human geography and charting human activities within their habitat up to the present day, this Companion also asks...

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing

    Edited by Andrew Skidmore

    Most government agencies and private companies are investing significant resources in the production and use of geographical data. The capabilities of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for data analysis are also improving, to the extent that the potential performance of GIS software and the...

    Published February 14th 2002 by CRC Press

  8. Managing Water Well Deterioration

    IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 22

    By Robert McLaughlan

    Series: IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology

    Effective management of a water well requires that the water well can meet a set of performance indicators. These can include criteria related to water quality, yield, economics and asset life. Water well deterioration due to fouling and corrosion impacts the ability of a well system to...

    Published January 1st 2002 by CRC Press

  9. Mountain Environments

    By Romola Parish

    Series: Ecogeography Series

    This book breaks the ground in Geographical texts by transcending a strictly regional or topical focus. It presents the opportunities and constraints that mountains and their resources offer to local and global populations; the impacts of environmental and economic change, development and...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2001 by Routledge