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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19
In a coastline as long and diverse as India's, fish inhabit the heart of many worlds - food of course, but also culture, commerce, sport, history and society. Journeying along the edges of the peninsula, Samanth Subramanian delivers a kaleidoscope of extraordinary stories. Following Fish conducts rich journalistic investigations of, among others,... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 31.84
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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book covers the gamut of coastal hazards that range for short-term low-frequency events that have high-magnitude and far-reaching impacts on coastal zones the world over. Much of the world population now lives in low-lying coastal zones that are inherently vulnerable to natural hazards such as flooding from hurricane, tropical storm, and northeaster... more...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 20.99
This book answers all of those questions and more. Between them, authors Andy Short and Brad Farmer have visited every one of Australias 11,761 mainland beaches, making them uniquely qualified to tell us which are the ones we have to see before we die. This superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will make you want to start the journey... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
This is a well-written and generously illustrated overview of all the natural and technological events that threaten humans and what they value. It draws on the latest research across the physical and human sciences and guides students and researchers from problems, theories and policies to explore practical, real-world situations. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Disaster management is a process or strategy that is implemented when any type of catastrophic event takes place. The process may be initiated when anything threatens to disrupt normal operations or puts the lives of human beings at risk. Governments on all levels as well as many businesses create some sort of disaster plan that make it possible to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 580.00
This volume, also available as part of the collection "Geomorphology: Critical Concepts in Geography" constitutes an instant archive of esential benchmark papers and makes available in one place key published material on its area.. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
When Lost ’s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed, the survivors found themselves on a seemingly deserted island. In Defoe’s novel, Robinson Crusoe spends twenty-eight years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, while in the movie Castaway Tom Hanks survives over four years on a South Pacific island. And Jurassic Park kept its... more...
- Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 45.00
Caves in Context provides the thriving inter-disciplinary field of cave studies with a European-scale survey of current research in cave archaeology. It is unified by a contemporary theoretical emphasis on the cultural significance and diversity of caves over space and time. Caves and rockshelters are found all over Europe, and have frequently been... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book deals with the major issues being faced by the coastal population in Asia with emphasis on natural and man-made hazards, climate change impact and pressures caused by mega cities along Asian coasts. The edited book contains chapters authored by experts who are well known in their own fields of specialization relevant to coastal processes.... more...