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  1. Understanding Soils in Urban Environments

    By Pam Hazelton, Brian Murphy

    Soil properties such as water retention, salinity and acidity are not just issues for agriculture and forestry. They are equally as significant in creating environmental and structural problems for buildings and other engineering works. As a greater proportion of the world's population is now...

    Published January 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Beach Management

    Principles and Practice

    By Allan Williams, Anton Micallef

    This comprehensive book provides full coverage of beach management principles and practice, with an emphasis on needs-based management. The book provides a wealth of case studies from the UK, USA, New Zealand, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. The emphasis throughout the book is on optimizing...

    Published January 31st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Suburban Land Conversion in the United States

    An Economic and Governmental Process

    By Marion Clawson

    Series: RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

    This comprehensive study of land use on the suburban fringe analyzes the complex relationships that underlie land conversion in the United States. It contains a detailed examination of the northwestern urban complex; some nationwide projections for the future; and a list of measures that,...

    Published January 19th 2011 by RFF Press

  4. Metropolis and Region

    By Otis Dudley Duncan, William Richard Scott, Stanley Lieberson, Beverly Davis Duncan, Hal H. Winsborough

    Series: RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 19th 2011 by RFF Press

  5. Cities and Space

    The Future Use of Urban Land

    By Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Series: RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

    Discusses aims of urban planning and ways to achieve improved city living. Originally published in 1963...

    Published January 19th 2011 by RFF Press

  6. RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

    By Various

    Series: The Resources for the Future Library Collection

    The spatial dimensions of human activities have long-term implications for regional economies, environmental quality, and the future of natural areas. The six works in this important collection deal with intertwined issues of spatial development, economic growth, and the quality of life. The RFF...

    Published January 19th 2011 by RFF Press

  7. Heat Islands

    Understanding and Mitigating Heat in Urban Areas

    By Lisa Gartland

    Heat islands are urban and suburban areas that are significantly warmer than their surroundings. Traditional, highly absorptive construction materials and a lack of effective landscaping are their main causes. Heat island problems, in terms of increased energy consumption, reduced air quality and...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Shaping Urban Infrastructures

    Intermediaries and the Governance of Socio-Technical Networks

    Edited by Simon Guy, Simon Marvin, Will Medd, Timothy Moss

    Cities can only exist because of the highly developed systems which underlie them, ensuring that energy, clean water, etc. are moved efficiently from producer to user, and that waste is removed. The urgent need to make the way that these services are provided more environmentally, socially and...

    Published December 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Urban Microclimate

    Designing the Spaces Between Buildings

    By Evyatar Erell, David Pearlmutter, Terence Williamson

    The quality of life of millions of people living in cities could be improved if the form of the city were to evolve in a manner appropriate to its climatic context. Climatically responsive urban design is vital to any notion of sustainability: it enables individual buildings to make use of...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge