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  • Geomorphology of Upland Peatby Martin Evans; Jeff Warburton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 94.95

    The Geomorphology of Upland Peat offers a detailed synthesis of existing literature on peat erosion, incorporating new research ideas and data from two leading experts in the field. Presents the most detailed and current work to date Written in a style that is both intelligent and accessible Fully illustrated with original drawings and photographs... more...

  • Arctic Alpine Ecosystems and People in a Changing Environmentby Jon-Borre Orbaek; Roland Kallenborn; Ingunn Tombre

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    The European Arctic and Alpine regions are experiencing large environmental changes. These changes may also have socio-economic effects if the changes affect the bioproduction, which form the basis for the marine and terrestrial food chains. This book gives an overview of the contemporary environmental changes in these regions. more...

  • The Becher Wetlands - A Ramsar Siteby Christine Semeniuk

    Springer 2007; US$ 379.00

    Presents a study of the Holocene evolution and functioning of a suite of seasonal wetland basins in the temperate coastal zone of Western Australia. This book presents ideas such as the importance of stratigraphy in understanding wetland development, the significance of physiographic setting in determining wetland development, and more. more...

  • The Drift of Sea Iceby Matti Leppäranta

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction,... more...

  • Remote Sensing of Sea Ice in the Northern Sea Routeby Ola M. Johannessen; Vitali Alexandrov; Leonid P. Bobylev

    Springer 2006; US$ 299.00

    Provides a history of the Northern Sea Route as an important strategic transport route for supporting the northern regions of Russia and cargo transportation between Europe and the Northern Pacific Basin. Remote sensing techniques and the principles of SAR image formation are described. more...

  • International Perspectives on Natural Disastersby Lisa M. DeChano; John Lidstone; Joseph P. Stoltman

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    Presents the occurrences and distributions of natural disaster events and the responses and mitigation practices associated with them. This volume includes a CD-ROM containing electronic versions of the figures, which are all printed in black-and-white in the book. more...

  • Glaciotectonismby James S. Aber; Andrzej Ber

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 215.00

    Glaciotectonism is an important component of modern glacial theory, gaining widespread recognition within the past 25 years. This book is outcome of compiling maps of glaciotectonic structures and landforms for North America and central Europe, which is the basis for better understanding the role of glaciotectonism as a key component of glacial theory.... more...

  • Landschaftsformenby Harald Frater

    Springer 2006; US$ 39.95

    Wie entstehen Gebirge, Wüsten, Gletscher oder Vulkane? Welche Naturkräfte haben den beeindruckenden Grand Canyon geschaffen? So vielfältig wie das Gesicht der Erde sind die Antworten in diesem großartig illustrierten Buch. Von der Stellung der Erde im Sonnensystem bis hin zum Einwirken des Menschen auf das Landschaftsbild erklärt es die Entstehung... more...

  • Wadi Hydrologyby Zekai Sen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95

    The literature of hydrology abounds with texts on the hydrological and water resource problems in humid regions. However, this is not the case for the arid or semi arid regions. The situation is exemplified by the fact a concrete definition for the term ?wadi?, as accepted by UNESCO for describing these areas, is difficult to find. Arguably... more...

  • The Future of Arid Lands - Revisitedby Charles F. Hutchinson; Stefanie M. Herrmann

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    Comprises papers delivered at the "International Arid Lands Meetings" held in New Mexico in 1955. This volume looks at the state of science in 1956 and attendant contemporary views of arid lands development. It is intended for land managers and to those involved in environmental issues. more...