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  1. Climate Management Issues

    Economics, Sociology, and Politics

    By Julie K. Gines

    Despite all the controversy and hype that climate change has generated, there now exists an overwhelming body of scientific evidence that the problem is real and that its effects are already being felt on a global scale. Part of what makes this a volatile and controversial issue is that it is not...

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Future Climate Change

    Edited by Mark Maslin, Samuel Randalls

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    In recent years, future climate change has increasingly been recognized as one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century, challenging the very structure of our global society. No longer just an abstruse scientific concern, it prompts difficult choices for both individuals and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

    Edited by Robert A. Francis

    Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations

    Managing Environmental Power

    By Michael R. Greenberg

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    This book is about a subject that Michael Greenberg has worked on and lived with for almost forty years. He was brought up in the south Bronx at a time when his neighborhood suffered from terrible air and noise pollution, and domestic waste went untreated into the Hudson River. For him,...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Water Quality Management

    Present Situations, Challenges and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada, Rafael Izquierdo

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control point sources of pollution, but commensurate progress...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology, Second Edition

    By Gerd Masselink, Michael Hughes, Jasper Knight

    The world's coastlines represent a myriad of dynamic and constantly changing environments. Heavily settled and intensely used areas, they are of enormous importance to humans and understanding how they are shaped and change is crucial to our future.Introduction to Coastal Processes and...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. A History of Climate Changes (4 Volumes)

    Selected Works of H. H. Lamb

    By H. H. Lamb

    Series: Routledge Revivals: A History of Climate Changes

    First published between 1966 and 1988, the four volumes in this collection demonstrate the immense breadth and depth of work on climate change by the pioneering English climatologist Hubert Lamb. Detailing everything from the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as a history of climatic...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Miscellaneous Problems in Maritime Navigation, Transport and Shipping

    Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

    Edited by Adam Weintrit, Tomasz Neumann

    The TransNav 2011 Symposium held at the Gdynia Maritime University, Poland in June 2011 has brought together a wide range of participants from all over the world. The program has offered a variety of contributions, allowing to look at many aspects of the navigational safety...

    Published June 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Statistics for Geography and Environmental Science

    By Richard Harris, Claire Jarvis

    Statistics are important tools for validating theory, making predictions and engaging in policy research. They help to provide informed commentary about social and environmental issues, and to make the case for change. Knowledge of statistics is therefore a necessary skill for any student of...

    Published May 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

    Mapping Ecosystems, Threatened Resources and Marine Conservation

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    This unique assessment of the world's coasts and oceans details the ecological, environmental and economic importance of each and the global challenges we face to manage common waters and the resources they contain before development threatens to destroy the ultimate source of all life on the 'blue...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge