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  1. Framework for Dynamic Modelling of Urban Floods at Different Topographical Resolutions

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Solomon D. Seyoum

    Urban flood risks and their impacts are expected to increase as urban development in flood prone areas continues and rain intensity increases as a result of climate change while aging drainage infrastructures limit the drainage capacity in existing urban areas. Flood mitigation strategies are...

    Published March 7th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe

    Edited by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Williams

    Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion through a variety of protection strategies, from the defences of the Venice lagoons to coastal land reclamation in the Netherlands. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe and a comparative analysis of...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Watercourses Law in the Nile River Basin

    Three States at a Crossroads

    By Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

    The Nile River and its basin extend over a distinctive geophysical cord connecting eleven sovereign states from Egypt to Tanzania, which are home to an estimated population of 422.2 million people. The Nile is an essential source of water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses throughout...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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