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  1. Storms

    Edited by Roger A. Peilke Jnr., Roger A. Peilke Snr.

    This book shows how societies around the world have sought to reduce their vulnerability to storms through different levels of planning and legislation. It also examines how these societal responses to storm impacts can serve to exacerbate vulnerability.Storms brings together leading international...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Hydrology of the UK

    A Study of Change

    Edited by Mike Acreman

    Series: Routledge Environmental Management

    The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Air Pollution

    Edited by David H.F. Liu, Bela G. Liptak

    Whether considered a threat to the health of humans in particular or of the ecosystem in general, the problem of air pollution affects us all. In addition to the 189 chemicals listed in the air toxins category of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, smog, acid rain, ozone depletion, and global...

    Published December 15th 1999 by CRC Press

  4. Old Worlds New Worlds

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Glaciers

    By Peter Knight

    This book offers a comprehensive and detailed summary of our knowledge and understanding of glaciers and sets them within a global environment context. The text explains the significance both of recent advances in glaciology, and of teh many research problms that remain to be solved. The...

    Published February 19th 1999 by Routledge

  6. The Biosphere and Noosphere Reader

    Global Environment, Society and Change

    Edited by David Pitt, Paul R. Samson

    The Reader is the first comprehensive history of the noosphere and biosphere. Drawing on classical influences, modern parallels, and insights into the future, the Reader traces the emergence of noosphere and biosphere concepts within the concept of environmental change. Reproducing material from...

    Published December 10th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Climate, Change and Risk

    Edited by Thomas Downing, A. Olsthoorn, R.S.J. Tol

    Climate, Change and Risk presents an overview of 'extreme' weather related events and our ability to cope with them. It focuses on society's responses, insurance matters and methodologies for the analysis of climatic hazards. Drawing on worldwide research from the leading names in the field this...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Ecosystem Management

    Adaptive Strategies For Natural Resource Organizations in the Twenty-First Century

    By William Burch

    Published December 1st 1998 by CRC Press

  9. Fundamentals of Environmental Discharge Modeling

    By Lorin R. Davis

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    This book examines engineering and mathematical models for documenting and approving mechanical and environmental discharges. The author emphasizes engineering design considerations as well as applications to waste water and atmospheric discharges.Chapters discuss:the fundamentals of turbulent jet...

    Published November 23rd 1998 by CRC Press

  10. Fluvial Forms and Processes

    A New Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By David Knighton

    David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for...

    Published November 1st 1998 by Routledge