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Landscapes at Risk?: The Future for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales

by Edward Holdaway & Gerald Smart

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) together with National Parks are the highest quality landscapes in England and Wales, and have been designated to conserve that quality. AONBs have always been regarded...


Introducing Groundwater

by Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydro Price

Presented in a style intended for the non-specialist reader, with technical terms and mathematical formulae kept to a minimum, the second edition of this introduction to groundwater covers a range of topics...


Diversion of Land

by C. Paul Burnham, Angela Edwards & Ruth Gasson

European agriculture is on the brink of a financial and ecological crisis. The authors assess the challenge facing policy makers and those involved in the industry, arguing for the preparation of an environmental...


Water Resources and Conflict in the Middle East

by Nurit Kliot

The Middle East is a region of international concern and political unrest. This book forms a complete reference to both the hydrological as well as the social, economic, political and legal issues in the region...


Images of the Street: Planning, Identity and Control in Public Space

by Nicholas Fyfe

Images of the Street captures the vitality, excitements and tensions of the street. Using examples from the U.K, India, Australia and North America the contributors draw on research in cultural geography, sociolgy,...


Community Architecture: How People Are Creating Their Own Environment: How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

by Nick Wates & Charles Knevitt

First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s...


Fundamentals of Geomorphology

by Richard Huggett

This extensively revised and updated second edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology presents an engaging and comprehensive introduction to geomorphology, exploring the world's landforms from a broad systems...


Experimenting for Sustainable Transport: The Approach of Strategic Niche Management

by Remco Hoogma, Rene Kemp & Johan Schot

Technological change is a central feature of modern societies and a powerful source for social change. There is an urgent task to direct these new technologies towards sustainability, but society lacks perspectives,...


Building Services Procurement

by Christopher Marsh

Procurers and contractors increasingly need practical guidance for the strategic procurement of building services. Clients seeking to improve the delivery performance of the construction industry are increasingly...


Planning in the Face of Crisis: Land Use, Housing, and Mass Immigration in Israel

by Rachelle Alterman

Critics of urban and regional planning argue that it is best suited to manage incremental change. Can a planner's skills and expertise be effective in handling a major crisis and large-scale change? The mass...


People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East: Environments and Landscapes in the Bilad Ash-Sham

by Fidelity Lancaster

The result of twenty-five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula, this study focuses on ethnographic descriptions of Arab tribal societies in five regions of the peninsula, with...


Ordinary Cities: Between Modernity and Development

by Jennifer Robinson

With the urbanization of the world's population proceeding apace and the equally rapid urbanization of poverty, urban theory has an urgent challenge to meet if it is to remain relevant to the majority of cities...


Architecture and Participation

by Peter Blundell Jones, Doina Petrescu & Jeremy Till

Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation...


The Future for Renewable Energy 2: Prospects and Directions

by EUREC Agency

The ability of renewable energy sources to supply global energy needs - if not completely then to a significant degree - has been amply demonstrated. What needs to happen now in order to make large-scale implementation...


In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism

by Nik Heynen, Maria Kaika & Erik Swyngedouw

The social and material production of urban nature has recently emerged as an important area in urban studies, human/environmental interactions and social studies. This has been prompted by the recognition that...


Connected Science: Strategies for Integrative Learning in College

by Tricia A. Ferrett, David R. Geelan & Whitney M. Schlegel

Informed by the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), Connected Science presents a new approach to college science education for the 21st century. This interdisciplinary approach stresses integrative...


Shared Earth Modeling: Methodologies for Integrated Reservoir Simulations

by PhD, John R. Fanchi

Shared Earth Modeling introduces the reader to the processes and concepts needed to develop shared earth models. Shared earth modeling is a cutting-edge methodology that offers a synthesis of modeling paradigms...


Pregnancy and Parturition

by T. Zakar

One of the mysteries of mammalian reproduction is the physiologic process that determines the length of gestation. The proper timing of birth ensures that the young individual is sufficiently developed to survive...


A Life of Ernest Starling

by John Henderson

Ernest Starling (1866-1927) was pre-eminent in the golden age of British Physiology. His name is usually associated with his "Law of the Heart,” but his discovery of secretin (the first hormone whose mode of...


Designing Quiet Structures: A Sound Power Minimization Approach

by Gary H. Koopmann & John B. Fahnline

This book is the first of its kind. It provides the reader with a logical and highly quantitative means of including noise as a parameter in the early design stages of a machine or structure. The unique and...