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  • Angewandte Meteorologieby Thomas Foken

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 54.99

    Gegenstand des Buchs sind die atmosphšrischen Vorgšnge im Lebensraum des Menschen. Damit liefert es die Grundlagen insbesondere fŁr die Biometeorologie, Agrarmeteorologie, Hydrometeorologie, Umweltmeteorologie und technische Meteorologie sowie fŁr die Biogeochemie. Der Autor behandelt Theorie, Messtechnik, experimentelle Verfahren und Modellierung... more...

  • Early Geological Maps of Europeby Jan KozŠk; Alena CejchanovŠ; Zdenek Kukal; Karel Po?mournż

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book focuses on the presentation and evaluation of geological maps of the Central Europe from 1750 up to 1840.†Milestones in presentation of stratigraphy and tectonics and new geological models on such maps will be underlined. Map descriptions contain fundamentals editorial data as well as the map author?s affiliation and biographies. It represents... more...

  • Hamilton Humeby Robert Macklin

    Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 17.99

    The untold story of Hamilton Hume - the Australian-born explorer who truly opened up the nation. more...

  • Natural Disaster and Coastal Geomorphologyby Shigeko Haruyama; Toshihiko Sugai

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with the Tsunami intrusion in the lower plain in the Tohoku region and role played by the coastal and fluvial landforms in the damages. The land-use patterns and the recent urbanization has also been partly responsible for a risk level enhancement. The 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has violently hit the coastal plain... more...

  • Population Health Intervention Researchby Daniel W. Harrington; Sara McLafferty; Susan J. Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Health geographers are well situated for undertaking population health intervention research (PHIR), and have an opportunity to be at the forefront of this emerging area of inquiry. However, in order to advance PHIR, the scientific community needs to be innovative with its methodologies, theories, and ability to think critically about population health... more...

  • Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocksby Simon Feeny

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, it identifies the household impacts of the recent food, fuel and economic crises. The contributors also examine resilience by... more...

  • Global Foodscapesby Alistair Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    What we eat ? as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we are all involved in the making of an odd and, in many ways, troubling and contested food economy. It explores how food is conceived, traded,... more...

  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia?s Arctic Regionsby Marlene Laruelle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2005?2006).... more...

  • Urban Structure in Hot Arid Environmentsby Mahmoud Tavassoli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This essential reference guide to strategies and solutions for urban planning in hot arid environments reflects the journey toward many cities, towns and villages in Iran, which are documented and presented in the form of case studies and comparative analysis. It is the outcome of extensive research on the influence of historical, cultural and... more...

  • A Century of Changeby Yi Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing?s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector. Focusing on the urban changes that took place under the market economy after 1978 and beyond, the book addresses the demolition of courtyard houses in Beijing?s old city,... more...