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  1. Housing and Social Change

    East-West Perspectives

    Edited by Ray Forrest, James Lee

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics. It is also multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, economics, social policy and human...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Wetlands

    Fen, Bog and Marsh

    By S. M. Haslam

    Wetlands are an important, and sadly diminishing, habitat in many parts of the world. They contribute significantly to the planet's biodiversity, housing thousands of species of plants and animals. Increasingly, human management is required to sustain, and even create these fragile ecosystems,...

    Published August 15th 2003 by CRC Press

  3. Global Warming and East Asia

    The Domestic and International Politics of Climate Change

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    Global Warming and East Asia analyses the domestic politics, foreign policy and international relations of climate change in East and Southeast Asia, The countries of this important region are often disproportionately affected by climate change and, as they expand and develop, their contribution to...

    Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Meanings in Physical Geography

    From What to Why?

    Over the past twenty years, geography as an academic discipline has become more and more reflective, asking the key questions 'What are we doing?' 'Why are we doing it?'. These questions have, so far, been more enthusiastically taken up by human geography rather than physical geography....

    Published June 27th 2003 by Routledge

  5. RIVER PROCESSES

    An introduction to fluvial dynamics

    By Andre Robert

    River Processes deals primarily with flow and sediment dynamics in alluvial channels. It emphasises water flows (basic principles and characterisation), fluvial sediment, processes of erosion and sediment transport, bedforms that result from flow-bed sediment interactions in sand and gravel, flow...

    Published May 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Weather Rage

    By Ross Reynolds

    Series: Science Spectra

    Some atmospheric disturbances produce the kind of extreme weather events making the national and international new headlines on a regular basis. Just about everyone is interested in knowing more about hurricanes, typhoons and tornadoes. There is often confusion about whether or not they are the...

    Published February 13th 2003 by CRC Press

  7. Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology

    IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    By James C.I. Dooge, Philip O'Kane

    Series: UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

    Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology presents the basic theory underlying the multitude of parameter-rich models which dominate the hydrological literature. Its objectives are to introduce the elements of systems science as applied to hydrological problems; to present flood prediction and...

    Published January 1st 2003 by CRC Press

  8. 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

  9. Fundamentals of Geomorphology

    By Richard John 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

  10. 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