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  • 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...

  • Advances in Research in Karst Mediaby Bartolome Andreo; Francisco Carrasco; Juan Jose Duran Valsero; James W. Lamoreaux

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    "The Malaga Symposia Series" provides an international forum for scientific debate on the progress made in research into karst environments. The 2010 meeting of the 4th International ISKA presents 80 papers in four key areas: karst hydrogeology and investigations, karst landscape and ecosystems, human interaction with karst environments,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sinkholes and Subsidenceby Fred Bell; Martin Culshaw; Tony Waltham

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    "Sinkholes and Subsidence" provides a twenty-first century account of how the various subsidence features in carbonate and evaporite rocks cause problems in development and construction in our living environment. The authors explain the processes by which different types of sinkholes develop and mature in karst terrains. They consider the... more...

  • Glacial Geologyby Matthew M. Bennett; Neil F. Glasser

    Wiley 2011; US$ 67.00

    The new Second Edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology. It is has been thoroughly revised and updated from the original First Edition. This book will appeal to all students interested in the landforms and sediments that make up glacial landscapes. The aim of the book is to outline glacial... 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...

  • Karst Managementby Philip E. Beynen

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Focusing specifically on the management of karst environments, this volume draws together the world's leading karst experts to provide a vital source for the study and management of this unique physical setting. Although karst landscapes cover 12% of the Earth's terrain and provide 25% of the world's drinking water, the resource management... more...

  • Taming the Saharaby Andrew Borowiec

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 119.00

    Borowiec surveys North African history and current efforts to halt the movement of the Sahara into surrounding countries. He shows how efforts in Tunisia are making headway against this ecological disaster, which confronts not only North Africa but Southern Europe and possibly the world in general.||Veteran North African observer Andrew Borowiec surveys... more...

  • Aralkum - a Man-Made Desertby Siegmar-W. Breckle; Walter Wucherer; Liliya A. Dimeyeva

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Having been the fourth largest lake on the globe roughly 50 years ago, today the Aral Sea no longer exists. Human activities caused its desiccation and the formation of a huge new desert, the Aralkum, which can be regarded as one of the greatest ecological catastrophes and - at the same time - the largest primary succession experiment of mankind. This... more...