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  1. Tropical Environments

    By Martin Kellman, Rosanne Tackaberry

    Tropical Environments presents a comprehensive introduction to the complex systems of the tropics. Covering a broad, cross-regional range of humid through to semi-arid tropical climate zones, the book features a wealth of case studies drawn from throughout the tropical world. The authors tackle the...

    Published August 28th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless...

    Published August 22nd 1997 by CRC Press

  3. Climates of the British Isles

    Present, Past and Future

    Edited by Elaine Barrow, Mike Hulme

    Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate...

    Published May 8th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Applied Climatology

    Principles and Practice

    By Allen Perry, Dr Russell Thompson, Russell Thompson

    'Big freeze' conditions, storms, severe flooding, droughts, and heatwaves - recent extremes in weather, with their resultant physical, economic and human losses, highlight the vulnerability of society to changes in the atmosphere. Atmospheric pollution, urbanization, natural atmospheric disasters...

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Water Vapor Measurement

    Methods and Instrumentation

    By Pieter R. Wiederhold

    Offering all aspects of humidity measurement and instrumentation, this work includes rudiments and theory, common applications, advantages and limitations of frequently-used sensors and techniques, and guidelines for installation, maintenance and calibration. The disk is intended for easy...

    Published April 11th 1997 by CRC Press

  6. River Quality

    Dynamics and Restoration

    Edited by David A. Dunnette, Antonius Laenen

    What is involved in restoring a river? River Quality: Dynamics and Restoration answers this question through a series of articles and case studies written by some of the field's leading researchers and practitioners. The first part of the book covers the physical, chemical, and biological dynamics...

    Published January 28th 1997 by CRC Press

  7. The Engineering Geology and Hydrology of Karst Terrains

    Edited by Barry F. Beck, J. Gayle Herring, J. Brad Stephenson

    Engineers from around the world recount in this volume their successes and failures in attempting to deal with unique and quixotic landscapes....

    Published January 1st 1997 by CRC Press

  8. Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Edited by Jorge Rabassa, Monica Salemme

    This volume covers such topics as: vegetation development and volcanism in the Esquel region of Argentina; the coastal Pleistocene of the state of Santa Catarina, Argentina; progress in the archaeology of the Pampean region; and coastal sites in southern Beunos Aires....

    Published January 1st 1997 by CRC Press

  9. Introducing Groundwater

    By Price, Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology, University of Reading)

    Presented in a style intended for the non-specialist reader, with technical terms and mathematical formulae kept to a minimum, the second edition of this introduction to groundwater covers a range of topics as they relate to hydrogeology. A major new chapter focuses on pollution....

    Published December 28th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Creating Freshwater Wetlands, Second Edition

    By Donald A. Hammer

    Creating Freshwater Wetlands, Second Edition clearly demonstrates the step-by-step processes required to restore or create freshwater wetlands. It presents practical advice on choosing sites, getting help, attracting and stocking wildlife, selecting plants, and wetland operation and maintenance....

    Published October 31st 1996 by CRC Press