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

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 178.66

    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$ 22.99

    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$ 100.49

    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...

  • Mendipby H. E. Balch

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Mendip: Cheddar, Its Gorge and Caves describes the landscape and historical background of the Swildon?s Hole at Priddy. This book is divided into nine chapters that discuss the Cox?s Cave and the story of discovery at Cheddar. It looks into the condition of the Gough?s cave and the archaeological findings made at the Long Hole which used to be the... more...

  • GLACIAL LANDSYSTEMSby David Evans; Liz Gooster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This book is a comprehensive overview of the ever-captivating field of glaciation from the perspective of glacial landsystems. This approach models the many processes, forms and interactions that can be found in glaciated landscapes throughout the world. Landsystems models allow the glacial geologist and geomorphologist to evaluate these landscapes... more...

  • Fluvial Forms and Processesby David Knighton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system. It is fully... more...

  • Drylandsby Peter Beaumont

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Drylands, which cover over half the world's area, have witnessed rapid development, exploitation and change with the discovery of mineral reserves, urbanization and population growth. Environmental management is critical to the conservation and sustainable use of resources. This comprehensive text offers a systematic study of the physical nature of... more...

  • Remote Sensing of Wetlandsby Ralph W. Tiner; Megan W. Lang; Victor V. Klemas

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 142.95

    Effectively Manage Wetland Resources Using the Best Available Remote Sensing Techniques Utilizing top scientists in the wetland classification and mapping field, Remote Sensing of Wetlands: Applications and Advances covers the rapidly changing landscape of wetlands and describes the latest advances in remote sensing that have taken place... more...