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  1. Environmental Hazards

    Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 6th Edition

    By Keith Smith

    The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of all the extreme events that threaten people and what they value in the 21st century. It integrates cutting-edge material from the physical and social sciences to illustrate how natural and human systems...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture

    Promoting Social, Economic and Environmental Resilience

    By Stuart W. Bunting

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality protein to feed the world's growing population,...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Water Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by William Critchley, John Gowing

    Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is constrained by highly variable rainfall, frequent drought and low water productivity. There is an urgent need, heightened by climate change, for appropriate technologies to address this problem through managing and increasing the quantity of water on...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Governing International Watercourses

    River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of Internationally Shared Rivers and Lakes

    By Susanne Schmeier

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book focuses on River Basin Organizations as the key institutions for managing internationally shared water resources. This includes a comparative analysis of all River Basin Organizations worldwide and three in-depth case studies from three different continents. The detailed case studies are...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times

    By Peter Brimblecombe

    First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 1: Fundamentals and Climate Now

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1972, this first volume of Professor Lamb’s study of our changing climate deals with the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as providing global data on the contemporary climates of the twentieth century....

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 2: Climatic History and the Future

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1977, the second volume of Climate: Present, Past and Future covers parts III and IV of Professor Hubert Lamb’s seminal and pioneering study of climatology. Part III provides a survey of evidence of types of climates over the last million years, and of methods of dating that...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Weather, Climate and Human Affairs (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays and Other Papers

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    This wide-ranging collection of essays is written by one of the world’s foremost experts on weather and climate. Six of the chapters have not been published before. The rest, taken from a variety of sources, have been thoroughly revised and brought right up to date – taking account, for example, of...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time....

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Water Trading and Global Water Scarcity

    International Experiences

    Edited by Josefina Maestu

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be...

    Published November 18th 2012 by RFF Press