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- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 44.95
Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as: * Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea * cliff collapse in Southern England * the Great Barrier Reef * the Indian 'Super Cyclone' of 1999 * the impact... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00
Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, discussions... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00
Presenting the extreme variety of coastal forms in all dimensions and from all latitudes and climates, this book shows the beauty of our planet. It contains over 170 colour images from Google Earth and terrestrial and oblique aerial photos from the authors. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00
This book is about the ?how? of desertification control as opposed to an analysis of the ?why? and fills a gap in the desertification-related literature in that it shows what to do in situations ranging from fixing mobile sands to arresting accelerated soil erosion in sloping lands. There are numerous illustrations to show the successful techniques.... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 27.31
Hauptbeschreibung Die Donau war im 20. Jahrhundert mehr Grenze als Verbindung zwischen europäischen Staaten. Durch das Verschwinden von Eisernem Vorhang und Ost-West-Konflikt hat sich das geändert. Die Europäische Union versucht nun, mittels einer speziellen Donauraumstrategie den Fluss zum Bindeglied zwischen europäischen Staaten zu machen, die... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2004; US$ 11.95
This activity guide introduces children to the wild and often misunderstood environment of the desert and the people and cultures that thrive in and around them. Information is included on all types of desertshot and dry, coastal, semiarid, and polar. Kids learn what defines a desert and the creative ways plants and animals have adapted to survive... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Deserts make up a third of the planet's land surface, but if you picture a desert, what comes to mind? A wasteland? A drought? A place devoid of all life forms?Deserts are remarkable places. Typified by drought and extremes of temperature, they can be harsh and hostile; but many deserts are also spectacularly beautiful, and on occasion teem with... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 88.00
Taking a global perspective, this book provides a concise overview of drylands, including their physical, biological, temporal, and human components. Examines the physical systems occurring in desert environments, including climate, hydrology, past and present lakes, weathering, hillslopes, geomorphic surfaces, water as a geomorphic agent,... more...