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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

  • Natural Resources, Sustainability and Humanityby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    In this volume, cross-disciplinary international experts discuss issues of pressing concern to humanity. The issues discussed include global water and food scarcity, natural and environmental hazards, and decreasing biodiversity. more...

  • Die Stadt der kurzen Wegeby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Eine kompakte und funktional durchmischte Stadt wird als urbanes Modell wieder angestrebt und das Leitbild ?Stadt der kurzen Wege? ist ein Ausdruck dieses Ansatzes. Die Motivation für die Entwicklung des Leitbildes hängt eng mit Raumstrukturen, die in der Suburbanisierungsphase entstanden sind, und ihren Effekten (z.B. Flächenverbrauch, Anstieg von... more...

  • Humans as Components of Ecosystemsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 69.99

    Humans as Components of Ecosystems highlights the importance to ecological studies of incorporating humans and their effects on ecosystems. This book will be of interest to students and researchers in ecology, and to policymakers and environmental managers. In addition, it will inform a range of social scientists about new opportunties for integrating... more...

  • African Landscapesby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 199.00

    Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment. This volume?s integrative approach brings all relevant disciplines into the discussion, enhanced by photographs that put the discussion in context. more...

  • Forces of Nature and Cultural Responsesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Spanning science and the humanities, this volume explores relationships between natural forces and human culture. It surveys the environmental history of natural disasters, from ancient times to today, discussing storms, ball lightning, floods and fires. more...

  • Italian Historical Rural Landscapesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book presents more than a hundred case studies showing that the historical relationships between man and nature have generated not deterioration, but cultural, environmental, social and economic values. more...

  • Continuity and Change in Cultural Adaptation to Mountain Environmentsby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores human adaptation to mountain systems using a range of viewpoints, including anthropology, ecology, and geography. It examines human effects on mountain systems, particularly in regard to human-caused climate change. more...

  • Human-Environment Relationsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book offers a revolutionary new understanding of the boundaries between self and environment, showing how external environments transform human values and identifying ways in which values located in self and society are transferred to the environment. more...

  • Global Change and the Function and Distribution of Wetlandsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00

    In a truly global analysis of the effects of climate change on the Earth?s fragile wetlands, this volume synthesizes data from all over the world and includes cutting-edge assessment of trends ranging from drought impacts to the distribution of mangrove swamps. more...

  • Maturing Megacitiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book reviews the transformation of the Pearl River Delta mega-urban region of China, analyzing the maturing socio-economic, political and spatial structures after early waves of economic globalization, political transformation and rapid urbanization. more...