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Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science


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Coastal Systems

Coastal Systems

2nd Edition

Simon Haslett
September 05, 2008

The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in...

Ecosystems

Ecosystems

2nd Edition

Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy
December 07, 2006

In examining both theory and applications, this book, through useful examples, provides a stimulating introduction to ecosystems. It examines the nature, types and characteristics of ecosystems as well as investigating the interactions between various systems and human actions. Using functional...

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

1st Edition

John Wright
May 15, 2003

Many controversial issues revolve around complex scientific arguments which can be better understood with at least a minimal knowledge and understanding of the chemical reactions and processes going on in the world around us.This textbook offers an accessible introduction to chemical principles and...

Environmental Physics

Environmental Physics

1st Edition

Clare Smith
July 19, 2001

Environmental Physics is a comprehensive introduction to the physical concepts underlying environmental science. The importance and relevance of physics is emphasised by its application to real environmental problems with a wide range of case studies. Applications included cover energy use and...

Coastal Systems

Coastal Systems

1st Edition

Simon Haslett
November 23, 2000

Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as:* Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea* cliff collapse in Southern England* the Great Barrier Reef*...

Using Statistics to Understand the Environment

Using Statistics to Understand the Environment

1st Edition

Penny A. Cook, P. Wheater
April 06, 2000

Using Statistics to Understand the Environment covers all the basic tests required for environmental practicals and projects and points the way to the more advanced techniques that may be needed in more complex research designs. Following an introduction to project design, the book covers methods...

Natural Environmental Change

Natural Environmental Change

1st Edition

Antoinette Mannion
December 03, 1998

Natural Environmental Change offers a concise introduction to this key topic in the study of the environment, geography, and earth science. Illustrated throughout, each chapter provides a broad spectrum of international case studies and further reading guides. Introductory chapters examine the...

Atmospheric Processes and Systems

Atmospheric Processes and Systems

1st Edition

Russell D. Thompson
August 20, 1998

Atmospheric Processes and Systems presents a concise introduction to the atmosphere and the fundamentals of weather. Examining different aspects of the mass, energy and circulation systems in the atmosphere, this text provides detailed accounts of specific phenomena, including* the composition and...

Ecosystems: A Functional Approach

Ecosystems: A Functional Approach

1st Edition

Gordon Dickinson, Kevin Murphy
November 27, 1997

Ecosystems introduces the basic concepts and processes in the ecosystem and explores its role in solving environmental problems. Examining the development of the ecosystem concept, the book explains how ecosystems function and analyzes the complex interactions between life and its physical...

Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology

1st Edition

Allan M. Jones
May 22, 1997

Environmental Biology offers an accessible introduction to the core elements of biology and the biosphere. With balanced coverage of acquatic and terrestrial examples throughout, the text builds logically to present a clear understanding of the fundamental processes of life before examining its...

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