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  1. The Potential of U.S. Grazing Lands to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect

    Edited by Ronald F. Follett, John M. Kimble

    Grazing lands represent the largest and most diverse land resource-taking up over half the earth's land surface. The large area grazing land occupies, its diversity of climates and soils, and the potential to improve its use and productivity all contribute to its importance for sequestering C and...

    Published September 15th 2000 by CRC Press

  2. Floods

    Edited by Dennis J. Parker

    Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts. Floods presents the most comprehensive collection to date of new research, providing a rich body of theory and experience and drawing...

    Published September 14th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Geophysical & Astrophysical Convection

    Edited by Peter A Fox, Robert M. Kerr

    Series: The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics

    Geophysical and Astrophysical Convection collects important papers from an international group of the world's foremost researchers in geophysical and astrophysical convection to present a concise overview of recent thinking in the field. Topics include: Atmospheric convection, solar and stellar...

    Published August 8th 2000 by CRC Press

  4. Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems

    Edited by John M. Kimble

    Series: Advances in Soil Science

    Global Climate Change and Cold Regions Ecosystems provides information on soil processes and the carbon cycle in cold ecoregions as well as the soil carbon pool and its fluxes in the soils of cold ecoregions. Filling a void in this area of soil science, this resource explains soil processes...

    Published June 28th 2000 by CRC Press

  5. 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 28th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2000 by CRC Press

  7. 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 January 1st 2000 by CRC Press

  8. 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 20th 1999 by CRC Press

  9. 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

  10. 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