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  1. 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 25th 2002 by CRC Press

  2. 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 26th 2002 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2002 by CRC Press

  5. 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 December 31st 2001 by CRC Press

  6. 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 13th 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Environmental Physics

    By Clare Smith

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 18th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology

    By Roger G. Barry, Andrew M. Carleton

    Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology provides the first comprehensive account of the dynamical behaviour and mechanisms of the global climate system and its components, together with a modern survey of synoptic-scale weather systems in the tropics and extratropics, and of the methods and applications...

    Published June 13th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Multimedia Environmental Models

    The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition

    By Donald Mackay

    Completely revised and updated, Multimedia Environmental Models: The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition continues to provide simple techniques for calculating how chemicals behave in the environment, where they accumulate, how long they persist, and how this leads to human exposure. The book...

    Published February 25th 2001 by CRC Press