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  1. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Scope of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Rhoads Murphey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. David Harvey's Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By John L. Paterson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The emphasis of this book is to explore two major philosophical influences in contemporary human geography, namely logical positivism and Marxism, and to explore the relationships between philosophy, methodology and geographical research. Rather than being a biography of David Harvey, the book...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Changing Nature of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Roger Minshull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Soil and Water Contamination, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel van der Perk

    Soil and Water Contamination, Second Edition gives a structured overview of transport and fate processes of environmental contaminants. Dealing with all topics essential for understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, groundwater and surface water, it contributes to the formation of...

    Published November 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. New Studies on Former and Recent Landscape Changes in Africa

    Palaeoecology of Africa 32

    Edited by Juergen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    Volume 32 (2013) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes 9 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics and...

    Published November 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Themes in Geographic Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Milton E. Harvey, Brian P. Holly

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Themes in Geographic Thought, first published in 1981, explores in breadth and depth the interrelationships among the history of Geography, geographic thought, and methodology, specifically focusing on the interactions between geographical research and various contemporary philosophical schools:...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

    A Manual for Economic Appraisal

    By Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Sally Priest, Dennis Parker, Joe Morris, Sylvia Tunstall, Christophe Viavattene, John Chatterton, Damon Owen

    A new ‘Multi-Coloured Manual' This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Water Resources

    An Integrated Approach

    Edited by Joseph Holden

    The world faces huge challenges for water as population continues to grow, as emerging economies develop and as climate change alters the global and local water cycle. There are major questions to be answered about how we supply water in a sustainable and safe manner to fulfil our needs, while at...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge