Earth Science & Geography
It's not easy being Green
Human activity increasingly dominates the global environment. Effective environmental management - to use, conserve, and maintain natural capital - is a major challenge worldwide. Managing the environment involves juggling a complex set of ecological, economic, and social objectives and...
Cloth - 9781780460550 - $ 48.95
This book presents a selection of the best papers from the second annual Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), held at the University of Regensburg in February 2004. The papers in this book have several overarching themes....
Paper - 9783825883232 - $ 39.95
Spain's Almeria exhibits superb structural geology (especially the fault system). It also includes a complete Neogene sedimentary sequence (itself rare), involving an enormous range of sedimentary environments and classic dry land geomorphology. Exposure of the sedimentary sequences is excellent. The area is spectacular and...
Paper - 9781780460376 - $ 40.00
The Howgill Fells in Cumbria represent one of the most erosionally active landscapes in Britain. The bedrock geology of folded Silurian mudstones is not especially easily seen. The direct effects of Pleistocene glaciation are limited and not as well developed as in the neighbouring Lake District, although...
Paper - 9781780460703 - $ 31.50
Currently, environmental studies are a prime area of focus, in the wake of the high level of environmental degradation and a worldwide awareness towards conservation. Today, biotic and abiotic factors are struggling for their existence. Tremendous urbanization, industrialization, population growth, and large-scale exploitation of natural resources...
Cloth - 9788131604977 - $ 55.00
How ancient are Australia's landscapes? The geomorphological wisdom has it that such landscapes can be - at most - only tens of millions of years old. However, field evidence suggests that some parts of the Australian landscape are much older - when dinosaurs roamed the land....
Paper - 9781877058448 - $ 39.95
Auvergne is endowed with spectacular scenery, highly accessible geology, well preserved volcanic and glacial landforms, and a variety of rock types. Based on well-tried itineraries and extensive research, this field guide provides an authoritative and fully illustrated introduction to Auvergne. (Series: Classic Geology in Europe)
Paper - 9781903544051 - $ 39.50
IBOY In West Pacific and Asia
Biodiversity Research Methods is the product of tremendous international and interdisciplinary cooperation in the IBOY-DIWPA program. IBOY-DIWPA's aims are to establish baseline inventories of biodiversity through an international network of study sites of different ecosystems. Developed from extensive...
Paper - 9781876843779 - $ 29.95
Rising from the floor of the Atlantic the seven Canary Islands are related to a mantle plume or hotspot. The islands' geology is characterized by a wide range of volcanic and intrusive rocks, exposed in spectacular scenery and easily reached by road and...
Paper - 9781903544075 - $ 39.50
Economy, Environment and Culture
Central Asia, which consists of five states, viz., Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, is a bridge between the east and west. It is surrounded by powerful states like China in the east, Russia (CIS) in the north, Iran and Afghanistan in the south,...
Cloth - 9788131600603 - $ 40.00