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  • Geomorphic Analysis of River Systemsby Kirstie A. Fryirs; Gary J. Brierley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 95.95

    Filling a niche in the geomorphology teaching market, this introductory book is built around a 12 week course in fluvial geomorphology. ?Reading  the landscape? entails making sense of what a riverscape looks like, how it works, how it has evolved over time, and how alterations to one part of a catchment may have secondary consequences elsewhere,... more...

  • Caves in Contextby Knut Andreas Bergsvik; Robin Skeates

    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...

  • Trapped!by Robert K. Murray; Roger W. Brucker

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 22.00

    "When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation... more...

  • Dunesby Andrew Warren

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Dunes is the first book in over a decade to incorporate the latest research in this active and fast-developing field. It discusses the shapes, sizes, patterns, distribution, history and care of wind-blown dunes, and covers all aspects of dunes, terrestrial and in the Solar System. The only book to cover all dunes, terrestrial and in the Solar... more...

  • Fluvial Geomorphology of Great Britainby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 419.00

    Fluvial Geomorphology of Great Britain studies the development of river-made land forms, together with the associated fluvial processes. There are many sites of scientific interest and value throughout the UK. The GCR sites described in this volume represent the wide range of fluvial land forms in the UK, and the accounts provide scientific... more...

  • Combating Desertification in Asia, Africa and the Middle Eastby G. Ali Heshmati; Victor Squires

    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...

  • Ribbon of Wildnessby Peter Wright

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 16.99

    The Watershed of Scotland is a line that separates east from west; that divides those river basin areas which drain towards the North Sea on the one hand, and those which flow west into the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It's a line that meanders from Peel Fell on the English border all the way to the top at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats - over... more...

  • Patterns of Land Degradation in Drylandsby Eva Nora Mueller; John Wainwright; Anthony J. Parsons; Laura Turnbull

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    A vital, multi-disciplinary addition to the literature, this ground-breaking publication studies a problem faced by two billion people, interweaving ecology and geomorphology for a better grasp of the environmental and anthropogenic causes of land degradation. more...

  • Reclaiming the Desert: Towards a Sustainable Environment in Arid Landsby A.M.O. Mohamed

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 243.00

    A comprehensive collection of contributions from the Middle East and Japan, dealing with pressing problems concerning sustainability in arid zones, this time with the accent on environmental science and engineering. The symposium brought together researchers and field engineers who discussed issues such as sulphur utilization in agriculture and construction... more...

  • Karstologyby Eric Gilli

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Karst landscapes are home to 25 percent of the world?s drinking water supplies, and in many countries water supply is highly dependent on karst aquifers. Their unique structures, containing many voids, are a particular problem for building corporations and land developers. This book, written by the well-known karstologist Eric Gilli, presents a diverse... more...