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  1. Glaciers and Environmental Change

    By Atle Nesje, Svein Olat Dahl

    Series: Key Issues in Environmental Change

    This authoritative new text provides a thorough, updated account of glaciers and ice sheets as monitors and indicators of environmental change. It examines the record of environmental change within glaciers and ice sheets, and that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are...

    Published April 27th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management

    Edited by Felix Muller

    Series: Environmental & Ecological (Math) Modeling

    As part of the Environmental and Ecological Modeling Handbooks series, the Handbook of Ecosystem Theories and Management provides a comprehensive overview of ecosystem theory and the tools - ecological engineering, ecological modeling, ecotoxicology and ecological economics -to manage these...

    Published February 9th 2000 by CRC Press

  3. Management of River Basins and Dams

    The Zambezi River Basin

    Edited by M.J. Tumbare

    The Zambezi river basin is the fourth largest river basin in Africa and drains a total of some 1350.000 square km. The basin drains eight countries: Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The river flows over the famous Victoria Falls into the third...

    Published December 31st 1999 by CRC Press

  4. Global Climate Change and Tropical Ecosystems

    Edited by John M. Kimble, Bobby A. Stewart

    Tropical ecosystems - the regions between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn - play an important role in global processes, economic issues, and political concerns. In their natural state, tropical ecosystems support a large quantity of above- and below-ground biomass, and constitute a major part...

    Published December 19th 1999 by CRC Press

  5. 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 15th 1999 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 1999 by CRC Press

  8. Old Worlds New Worlds

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

    Published March 17th 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 1999 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 1998 by Routledge