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  • Flame and Fortune in the American Westby Gregory L. Simon

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes. The 1991 Oakland Hills Tunnel Fire is used as a starting point to better understand these complex social-environmental processes.... more...

  • AQA AS/A-level Geography Student Guide: Component 1: Physical Geographyby David Redfern

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 12.99

    Reinforce students' geographical understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers help students improve their exam technique and achieve their best. Written by a teacher with extensive examining experience, this guide: - Helps students identify what they need to know with a concise summary of the topics... more...

  • Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Cultureby Vlad Strukov; Helena Goscilo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight ? ahead of the United States ? and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used to bolster the regime?s visions, self-confidence... more...

  • Migrant Workers in Russiaby Anna-Liisa Heusala; Kaarina Aitamurto

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Russia has a very large pool of economic migrants, up to 25% of the workforce according to some estimates. Although many migrants, many from former Soviet countries which are now independent, entered Russia legally, they frequently face bureaucratic obstacles to legal employment and Russian citizenship, factors which have led to a very large ?shadow... more...

  • Geopolitical Constructsby Colin Flint

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Using unknown archival material to give voice to those who made the Mulberry Harbours to supply the military advance after D-Day and implemented a global military strategy in World War II, this book brings the ?big picture? back to geopolitics, showing how the everyday actions of individuals made, and were made by, geopolitical settings. more...

  • Land Surface Remote Sensing in Continental Hydrologyby Nicolas Baghdadi; Mehrez Zribi

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    The continental hydrological cycle is one of the least understood components of the climate system. The understanding of the different processes involved is important in the fields of hydrology and meteorology. In this volume the main applications for continental hydrology are presented, including the characterization of the states of continental... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Atmospheresby Gernot Böhme; Jean-Paul Thibaud

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Interest in sensory atmospheres and architectural and urban ambiances has been growing for over 30 years. A key figure in this field is acclaimed German philosopher Gernot Böhme whose influential conception of what atmospheres are and how they function has been only partially available to the English-speaking public. This translation of key essays... more...

  • Environment and Earth Observationby Sugata Hazra; Anirban Mukhopadhyay; Asim Ratan Ghosh; D. Mitra; V. K. Dadhwal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book presents relevant and contemporary research on the remote sensing of landscapes, agriculture & forestry, geomorphology, coasts & oceans, natural hazards and wild habitats. It highlights the application of remote sensing in understanding natural processes and oceanic features, as well as in creating mapping inventories of water resources... more...

  • Atlas of Bedforms in the Western Mediterraneanby Jorge Guillén; Juan Acosta; Francesco Latino Chiocci; Albert Palanques

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 168.47

    This atlas illustrates the characteristics of present-day bedforms, from the shoreline to deep-sea environments, and it also includes short reviews of the main mechanisms that generate such bedforms. The atlas is aimed at the research community, in addition to students, the public at large and companies with interests in the marine environment. The... more...

  • Modeling with Digital Ocean and Digital Coastby Xin Zhang; Lei Wang; Xiaoyi Jiang; Changming Zhu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 146.01

    This book presents essential new insights in research and applications concerning spatial information technologies and coastal disaster prevention modeling for oceanic and coastal regions. As a new research domain of Digital Earth, it covers the latest scientific and technical advances, from the acquisition and integration of observational data, ocean... more...