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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 239.00
This book contains papers presented at the 2010 meeting of the 4th International ISKA. It covers karst hydrogeology and investigations, karst landscape and ecosystems, human interaction with karst environments, and engineering geology in karst areas. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 239.00
It is more than half a century since the publication of R. A. Bagnold?s classic book The physics of blown sand and desert dunes, and it is a tribute to the quality of Bagnold?s work that many of the fundamental principles which he developed - main valid today. His book continues to be essential reading for any serious s- dent of aeolian processes.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 209.00
The Aralkum, the new desert on the desiccated sea floor of the Aral Sea, has been under development since 1960. This volume covers all aspects of this ecological catastrophic area, in addition to its consequences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 390.00
The arid lands, or Badia, of north-east Jordan have been the subject of many forces of change throughout the course of the twentieth century, particularly since the end of the First World War. National boundaries drawn in the 1920s separated Jordan's Badia from similar areas in Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This meant that the people living within... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 299.00
This book presents a comprehensive description of the hydrogeology and hydrologic processes at work in arid lands. It describes the techniques that can be used to assess and manage the water resources of these areas with an emphasis on groundwater resources. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 181.95
The new edition of Arid Zone Geomorphology aims to encapsulate the advances that have been made in recent years in the investigation and explanation of landforms and geomorphological processes in drylands. Building on the success of the previous two editions, the Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest developments... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 12.99
The Huautla in Mexico is the deepest cave in the Western Hemisphere, possibly the world. Shafts reach skyscraper-depths, caverns are stadium-sized, and sudden floods can drown divers in an instant. With a two-decade obsession, William Stone and his 44-member team entered the sinkhole at Sotano de San Augustin. The first camp settled 2,328 feet below... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 269.00
Global warming has worsened the water resource crisis in many arid zones worldwide, from Africa to Asia, affecting millions of people and putting them at risk of hunger. Effective management of arid zone resources, including understanding the risks of toxic trace and heavy elements to humans, coupled with the need to produce more food to feed the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 240.00
Maria Sala introduced experimental and field-based studies on soil and fluvial processes in Spain during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Research on this broad topic has grown remarkably worldwide since then. This title shows some of these advances and documents the latest research, although with a particularity: it gives special treatment to research... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 75.95
This book is aimed at students of the natural environment, but it will also appeal to those - cavers, environmental managers and field naturalists - who are curious about the underground world and its inhabitants. it is illustrated throughout with photographs, maps and line diagrams, almost all of which are original to the book. more...