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Earth & Environmental Sciences Contents Physical Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Climatology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 Human Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Regional Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Economic & Political Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 GIS and Remote Sensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-13 Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-22 Paleontology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-24 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-26 Mineralogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Environmental Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-32 General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

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PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Introducing Physical Geography 5th Edition ALAN H. STRAHLER, Boston University, USA

Introducing Physical Geography, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive text that builds upon the decades of success of Strahler, who is one of the foremost geographers in the world. This new fifth edition includes all new sections with the capabilities of connecting to multimedia and covers new updates to the subject area. The text also includes current examples of environmental phenomena relating to the global changes. The readability of the text has been enhanced with new placements of boxed features and supplementary material. Features: • Putting You In The Picture features involve the student and personalize the study of geography.

WileyPLUS is a web-based application that assists instructors in preparing for classes and lectures and automates the process of assigning and grading homework. The power of WileyPLUS is that each problem is linked to the relevant section of the interactive book. It allows students to complete their homework online and receive instant feedback on their work.

• The Visualization Theme uses illustrations, word pictures, and multimedia to help students form lasting visual images of the processes of physical geography. • Test Your Knowledge boxes found at the end of each chapter guides students to additional assessment questions and complimentary resources available in WileyPLUS. • More line art photos added to this edition. • Expanded coverage of global change. Contents: The Earth as a Rotating Planet; The Earth’s Global Energy Balance; Air Temperature; Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation; Winds and the Global Circulation; Weather Systems; Global Climates; Biogeographic Processes; Global Biogeography; Global Soils; Earth Materials and Plate Tectonics; Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms; Weathering and Mass Wasting; Fresh Water of the Continents; Landforms Made by Running Water; Landforms Made by Waves and Wind; Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age; Appendix 1: Climate Definitions and Boundaries; Appendix 2: Conversion Factors; Appendix 3: Topographic Map Symbols; Glossary; Photo; Credits; Index. Resources: WileyPLUS; Student website; Instructor website contains PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Image Library, Test Bank, Instructor’s Manual, and more. 9780470134863 632pp March 2010 Pbk Adoption price available on request

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PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Physical Geography Science and Systems of the Human Environment 3rd Edition ALAN H. STRAHLER, Boston University, USA

Offering a fully integrated, systems-based approach to physical geography, Strahler’s highly successful text incorporates relevant and recent developments in the field. The text’s accurate and comprehensive coverage provides both the breadth and depth necessary to appreciate how humans are changing, and are changed by, the Earth. The text is ideally suited for one or two-semester undergraduate courses found in geography and earth science departments. Contents: Part I: Introduction; Introducing Physical Geography; Spheres, Scales, Systems, and Cycles; Part II: Weather and Climate Systems; The Earth as a Rotating Planet; The Global Energy System; Air Temperature and Air Temperature Cycles; Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation; Winds and the Global Circulation System; Weather Systems; The Global Scope of Climate; Low-Latitude Climates; Mid-Latitude and High-Latitude Climates; Part III: Systems and Cycles of the Solid Earth; Earth Materials and the Cycle of Rock Change; The Lithosphere and the Tectonic System; Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms; Part IV: Systems of Landform Evolution; Weathering and Mass Wasting; The Cycling of Water on the Continents; Fluvial Processes and Landforms; Landforms and Rock Structure; The Work of Waves and Wind; Glacier Systems and the Ice Age; Part V: Systems and Cycles of Soils and the Biosphere; Soil Systems; Systems and Cycles of the Biosphere; Biogeographical Processes; Global Ecosystems; Appendix 1: The Canadian System of Soil Classification; Appendix 2: Climate Definitions jand Boundaries; Problem Answers; Glossary; Photo Credits; Conversion Factors; Index Endpapers.

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PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY NEW!

Physical Geology The Science of Earth CHIP FLETCHER, University of Hawaii, Hawaii The introductory geology course is a forum where students learn about the scientific underpinnings of geology and how those apply to their roles as critical thinkers and decision makers. Physical Geology: The Science of Earth is a flexible learning tool that equips students with assets and content necessary to understand our planet and the science that drives it. By combining traditional introductory content with unique topics and innovative pedagogy, author Chip Fletcher challenges students to think critically about physical geology and its impact on their lives and the planet. Features: 9780471220374 • 680pp November 2010 • Pbk £37.99/€45.60

• The book is approachable, succinct, jargon free and extremely well organized. • Woven into each page are critical thinking exercises (similar to lab exercises) linked to illustrations and photos. These can all be graded automatically on-line. • Emphasizing the basic principles of geology, this text is easy to adopt into an existing syllabus. For example, plate tectonics is introduced early, and the entire text teaches to tectonics as a unifying theory of geology. Contents: An Introduction to Geology; Solar System; Plate Tectonics; Minerals; Igneous Rock; Volcanoes; Weathering; Sedimentary Rock; Metamorphic Rock; Geologic Resources; Mountain Building; Earthquakes; Geologic Time; Earth’s History; The Geology of the United States; Global Warming; Glaciers and Paleoclimatology; Mass Wasting; Surface Water; Ground Water; Deserts and Wind; Coastal Geology; Marine Geology.

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Discovering Physical Geography 2nd Edition ALAN F. ARBOGAST, Michigan State University, USA Discovering Physical Geography Second Edition is a comprehensive text the covers all the features of the physical landscape essential to an undergraduate physical geography course. The book is written in a conversational writing style that encourages students to find and appreciate features of physical geography in their everyday environments. This book emphasizes human-environmental interactions central to physical geography and incorporates recent research about interconnected systems and global climate change. The text and media package were created simultaneously by Alan Arbogast, who regularly teaches the physical geography course at Michigan State University. Features: 9780470528525 • 672pp February 2011 • Pbk £46.99/€56.40

• New chapter on population growth. • Extensive coverage of Global Climate Change. • New sections dealing with human interactions with solar energy, wind power, soils, and petroleum. • Every chapter is now organized around Learning Objectives. Contents: Introduction to Physical Geography; The Geographer’s Tools; Earth-Sun Geometry and the Seasons; The Global Energy System; Global Temperature Patterns; Atmospheric Pressure, Wind, and Global Circulation; Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation; Air Masses and Cyclonic Weather Systems; Global Climates and Global Climate Change; Plant Geography; The Global Distribution and Character of Soils; Earth’s Internal Structure, Rock Cycle, and Geologic Time; Tectonic Processes and Landforms; Weathering and Mass Movements; Groundwater and Karst Landscapes; Fluvial Systems and Landforms; Glacial Geomorphology: Processes and Landforms; Arid Landscapes and Eolian Processes; Coastal Processes and Landforms; Population Growth and Environmental Impacts. Resources: WileyPLUS – an online course management system which includes the full online text and integrated resources is available for this book. Resources include: Image Gallery; Instructor’s Manual; PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank.

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CLIMATOLOGY NEW!

The Warming Papers Edited by DAVID ARCHER and RAY PIERREHUMBERT, University of Chicago, USA Global warming is arguably the defining scientific issue of modern times, but it is not widely appreciated that the foundations of our understanding were laid almost two centuries ago with the postulation of a greenhouse effect by Fourier in 1827. The sensitivity of climate to changes in atmospheric CO2 was first estimated about one century ago, and the rise in atmospheric CO2 concentration was discovered half a century ago. The fundamentals of the science underlying the forecast for human-induced climate change were being published and debated long before the issue rose to public prominence in the last few decades.

9781405196161 • 432pp December 2010 • Pbk £37.50/€45.00

The Warming Papers is a compendium of the classic scientific papers that constitute the foundation of the global warming forecast. The paper trail ranges from Fourier and Arrhenius in the 19th Century to Manabe and Hansen in modern times. Archer and Pierrehumbert provide introductions and commentary which places the papers in their context and provide students with tools to develop and extend their understanding of the subject. The book captures the excitement and the uncertainty that always exist at the cutting edge of research, and is invaluable reading for students of climate science, scientists, historians of science, and others interested in climate change. Brief Contents: Part 1: Climate Physics: The Greenhouse Effect; Wagging the Dog; By the Light of the Silvery Moon; Radiative Transfer; The Balance of Energy; The Birth of the General Circulation Model; Aerosols; Ocean Heat and Committed Warming; Taking Earth’s Temperature; Ice Sheets and Sea Level; The Public Statement; Part 2: Carbon Cycle: The Sky is Rising; Denial and Acceptance; Bookends; One if by Land; Two if by Sea; Ocean pH; Tiny Bubbles.

Energy and Climate Change Creating a Sustainable Future DAVID COLEY, University of Exeter, UK Energy and Climate Change – Creating a Sustainable Future provides an up-to-date introduction to the subject examining the relationship between energy and our global environment. The book covers the fundamentals of the subject, discussing what energy is, why it is important, as well as the detrimental effect on the environment following our use of energy. Energy is placed at the front of a discussion of geo-systems, living systems, technological development and the global environment, enabling the reader to develop a deeper understanding of magnitudes.

9780470853139 • 672pp • 2008 Pbk • £34.95/€42.00

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Brief Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I – Energy: Concepts, History and Problems; Energy; The Planet’s Energy Balance; A History of Humankind’s Use of Energy; Sustainability, Climate Change and the Global Environment; Economics and the Environment; Combustion, Inescapable Inefficiencies and the Generation of Electricity; Part II – Unsustainable Energy Technologies: Coal; Oil; Gas; Non-Conventional Hydrocarbons; Nuclear Power; Hydropower; Transport and Air Quality; Figures and Philosophy: an Analysis of a Nation’s Energy Supply; Part III – Climate Change: Predictions and Policies; Future World Energy Use and Carbon Emissions; The Impact of a Warmer World; Politics in the Greenhouse: Contracting and Converging; Part IV – Sustainable Energy Technologies: Energy Efficiency; Solar Power; Photovoltaics; Wind Power; Wave Power; Tidal and Small-Scale Hydropower; Biomass; Geothermal; Fast Breeders and Fusion; Alternative Transport Futures and the Hydrogen Economy; Carbon Sequestration and Climate Engineering; A Sustainable, Low Carbon Future? References; Appendix 1: National Energy Data; Appendix 2: Answers to in-text Problems; Appendix 3: Bibliography and Suggested Reading; Appendix 4: Useful data. Index.

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CLIMATOLOGY

A Climate Modelling Primer 3rd Edition

Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Dynamics

KENDAL McGUFFIE, University of Technology, Sydney, and ANN HENDERSON-SELLERS, ANTSO Environment, Australia

A First Course

This updated edition explains the basis and mechanisms of all types of physicallybased climate models and prepares the reader for the climate modelling literature. It assists in understanding the relative complexities and applicabilities of the whole range of climate models without needing to follow each step or parameterization in a particular model.

Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Dynamics is a mathematically rigourous yet accessible textbook, aimed primarily at atmospheric science majors.

An accompanying CD includes: • Window and Macintosh programs for an Energy Balance Model and other simple climate models. • Data from climate models in a form suitable for classroom use. • Selected figures from the book in a form suitable for inclusion in presentations and lectures. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Climate; History of and Introduction to Climate Models; Energy Balance Models; Intermediate Complexity Models; Coupled Climate System Models; Practical Climate Modelling; Appendix A: 20th Century Classics; Appendix B: Glossary; Appendix C: About the Primer CD; Index. 9780470857519 • 296pp • 2005 • Pbk + CD £37.50/€45.00

JONATHAN E. MARTIN, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

The first five chapters constitute a companion text to introductory courses covering the dynamics of the mid-latitude atmosphere. The final four chapters constitute a more advanced course and provide insights into the diagnostic power of the quasi-geostrophic approximation of the equations outlined in the previous chapters, the meso-scale dynamics of the frontal zone, the alternative PV perspective for cyclone interpretation and the dynamics of the life-cycle of mid-latitude cyclones. Features: • Written in a clear and accessible style. • Features real weather examples and global case studies. • Each chapter sets out clear learning objectives and tests students’ knowledge with concluding questions and answers. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction and Review of Mathematical Tools; Fundamental and Apparent Forces; Mass, Momentum and Energy; The Fundamental Quantities of the Physical World; Applications of the Equations of Motion; Circulation, Vorticity and Divergence; The Diagnosis of Mid-Latitude Synoptic-Scale Vertical Motions; The Vertical Circulation at Fronts; Dynamical Aspects of the Life Cycle of the MidLatitude Cyclone; Potential Vorticity and Applications to Mid-Latitude Weather Systems; Appendix A: Virtual Temperature; Bibliography; Index.

Global Warming Understanding the Forecast DAVID ARCHER, University of Chicago, USA Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global warming. Written in an accessible style, this important book examines the processes of climate change and climate stability, from the distant past to the distant future. Examining the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, and what the future may hold for global climate, this text draws on a wide range of disciplines, and summarizes not only scientific evidence, but also economic and policy issues, related to global warming. A companion web site at (www.understandingtheforecast.org) provides access to interactive computer models of the physics and chemistry behind the global warming forecast, which can be used to support suggested student projects included at the end of each chapter. Contents: List of Online Models; Preface; Introduction: Humankind and Climate. Part I: The Greenhouse Effect; Blackbody Radiation; The Layer Model; Greenhouse Gases; Temperature Structure of the Atmosphere; Heat, Winds, and Currents; Feedbacks. Part II: The Carbon Cycle; Carbon on Earth Fossil Fuels; The Perturbed Carbon Cycle. Part III: The Forecast; Is it Reliable? The Forecast; Decisions, Decisions; Glossary; Index. Resources: Solutions Manual; Figure Captions and Artwork. 9781405140393 • 288pp • 2006 • Pbk £30.99/€37.20

Resources: Instructor Supplements: Companion Website. 9780470864654 • 336pp • 2006 • Pbk £32.50/€39.00

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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Human Geography

Cities of Tomorrow

Global Issues

People, Place, and Culture

An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century

An Introduction, 3rd Edition

9th Edition H. J. DE BLIJ, University of Miami, USA The Ninth Edition of Human Geography: People, Place and Culture challenges students to think geographically across scale and across a wide range of geographical phenomena and global issues. The authors engage the students throughout the text by posing geographical questions that encourage students to think critically about their own locality, region, nation, and world. In each of the 14 chapters, the authors provide a clear outline of key questions for each chapter, integrate their own field experiences, and guide students through answers to geographic questions. The concepts of globalization, identity, development, sense of place, and construction of scale are infused throughout the text. Contents: Introduction to Human Geography; Population; Migration; Local Culture, Popular Culture, and Cultural Landscape; Identity: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality; Language; Religion; Political Geography; Urban Geography; Development; Agriculture; Industry and Services; Human Environment; Globalization and the Geography of Networks. Resources: WileyPLUS – an online course management system which includes the full online text and integrated resources is available for this book; Powerpoint Presentations; Instructor’s Resource Site. 9780470382585 • 544pp • 2009 • Hbk Adoption Price available on request

3rd Edition PETER HALL, University College London, UK Cities of Tomorrow is a critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. Trenchant, perceptive, global in coverage, this book is an unrivalled account of its crucial subject. Contents: List of Figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Cities of Imagination: Alternative Visions of the Good City, 18801987; The City of Dreadful Night: Reactions to the Nineteenth-Century Slum City: London; Paris; Berlin; New York, 18801900; The City of By-Pass Variegated: The Mass Transit Suburb: London; New York, 1900-1940; The City in the Garden: The Garden City Solution: London; Paris; Berlin; New York, 1900-1940; The City in the Region: The Birth of Regional Planning: Edinburgh; New York; London, 1900-1940; The City of Monuments: The City Beautiful Movement: Chicago; New Delhi; Berlin; Moscow, 1900-1940; The City of Towers: The Corbusian Radiant City: Paris; Chandigarh; Brasilia; London; St Louis, 1920-1970; The City of Sweat Equity: The Autonomous Community: Edinburgh; Indore; Lima; Berkeley; Macclesfield, 1890-1987; The City on the Highway: The Automobile Suburb: Long Island; Wisconsin; Los Angeles; Paris, 1930-1987; The City of Theory: Planning and the Academy: Philadelphia; Manchester; California; Paris, 1955-1987; The City of Enterprise: Planning turned Upside Down: Baltimore; Hong Kong; London, 19752000; The City of the Tarnished Belle Epoque: Infocities and Informationless Ghettos: New York; London; Tokyo, 19852000; The City of the Permanent Underclass: The Enduring Slum: Chicago; St Louis; London, 1920-1987; Index.

JOHN L. SEITZ, Wofford College, USA “For the third time, Professor Seitz has produced a readable, relevant, exciting and up-to-date book that addresses many of the major issues that affect our planet and the future of our species. His ability to see the ‘big picture’ and to show how closely all these global issues interlink is his major strength and is what makes this book a ‘must read’ for anyone interested in what happens to Earth.” DAVID GRAHAM, Nottingham Trent University

Global Issues, Third Edition is an introduction to many of the most important environmental, economic, social, and political concerns of modern life. The book covers a range of perspectives on a variety of societies, both developed and developing. Author John L. Seitz writes clearly and stresses the need for informed, critical thinking. The text is extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs; contains guides to further reading, media, and internet resources; and includes suggestions for discussing and studying the material. This unified perspective is ideal for introductory courses in departments of geography, politics, sociology, and environmental science. Contents: List of Plates; List of Figures and Tables; Foreword; Introduction: The Creation of Global Issues; Part 1: Wealth and Poverty; Part II: Population; Part III: Food; Part IV: Energy; Part V: The Environment; Part VI: Technology; Appendix 1: Studying and Teaching Global Issues; Appendix 2: Relevant Videos; Appendix 3: Study and Discussion Questions for Students and Teachers; Appendix 4: Relevant Internet Websites; Glossary; Bibliography; Index. 9781405154970 • 328pp • 2007 • Pbk £22.99/€27.60

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REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY Global Geography Realms, Regions and Concepts 14th Edition HARM J. DE BLIJ and PETER O. MULLER, University of Miami, USA This new edition continues to show the authors’ authoritative content, outstanding cartography, currency, and comprehensive coverage, in a technology-rich package. The text reflects major developments in the world as well as in the discipline, ranging from the European Expansion to the growing role of Indonesia in the regional setting of Southeast Asia. Features: • Updated material on Migration; NASWA; European Expansion; Africa and their failed state issue. 9780470553039 • 672pp March 2010 • Pbk • £47.99/€57.60

• Regional Issue Feature: Two voices state opposing viewpoints regarding an issue that bedevils the realm and has geographic context. These comments are intended to stimulate discussion and debate. • Web-based GeoDiscoveries multimedia package. This resource contains a number of activities, links, lessons and quizzes for many of the key concepts studied in regional geography. Brief Contents: Introduction; World Regional Geography: Global Perspectives; Europe; Russia; North America; Middle America; South America; Subsaharan Africa; North Africa/Southwest Asia; South Asia; East Asia. Resources: WileyPLUS – an online course management system which includes the full online text and integrated resources is available for this book. Resources include: Base Maps; Geography On Location Videos; PowerPoint Presentations; Test Bank; Instructor and Student websites.

Geography of the World 4th Edition H. J. DE BLIJ, University of Miami and P.O. MULLER and A.M.G.A. WINKLEPRINS, USA Geography of the World, Fourth Edition focuses on the geography of the world toward the close of the first decade of the twenty-first century and serves as a guide to geographic ideas and perspectives, past and future. This new text presents authoritative content, currency, and outstanding cartography in a technologyrich package. Readers learn about the most important concepts through a streamlined pedagogy and updated photo program and data. Antoinette WinklerPrins, new co-author, assists in creating a seamless integration of multimedia with traditional narrative. Contents: Introduction: World Regional Geography: Global Perspectives; Europe; Russia; North America; Middle America; South America; Subsaharan Africa; North Africa/Southwest Asia; South Asia; East Asia; Southeast Asia; The Austral Realm; The Pacific Realm. 9780470409459 • 464pp • 2009 Pbk • £43.99/€52.80

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ECONOMIC & POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY Using Political Ideas 5th Edition BARBARA GOODWIN, University of East Anglia, UK Using Political Ideas is a unique blend of political philosophy, political theory and history of political thought. It combines a critique of the major ideologies of recent and contemporary society with an analysis of the ideas that form the very stuff of political debate. By exposing the interplay between ideas and ideologies, it shows why political opponents often speak at cross-purposes and why rational agreement is so hard to achieve in politics. The fifth edition of this well respected and widely known text will be welcomed by all those interested in questions such as: • Is equality more important than personal freedom? 9780470025529 • 456pp • 2007 Pbk • £22.99/€27.80

• Does the majority have the right to dictate to the minority in multicultural society? • Is nationalism a progressive force in the world? With a new chapter on the political ideologies of the 21st century, and greater emphasis on contemporary issues such as multiculturalism, citizenship and identity throughout the book, this new edition is the ideal starting point for students and anyone else who needs an introduction to political thought. Contents: Part I: Introduction; What is Political Theory?; Ideology; Part II: Ideologies; Liberalism; Marxism; Socialism; Anarchism; Conservatism; Totalitarianism; Feminism; Green Ideologies; Beyond Ideology: Nationalism; Part III: Ideas; Democracy; Power, Authority and the State; Freedom and Rights; Obligation and Protest; Social Justice and Equality, Index. Resources: Instructor companion site.

Urban Geography 2nd Edition DAVID KAPLAN, Kent State University, JAMES O. WHEELER and STEVEN HOLLOWAY, both of University of Georgia, USA A contemporary introduction to urban geography by a renowned scholar in the field. As the growing world population increasingly comes to live in cities, the field of urban geography will continue to expand in numbers and significance. Features: • A number of metropolitan systems are discussed at both U.S. and global scales. • The text presents a dynamic approach to historical and contemporary urban geography.

9780471798156 • 512pp • 2008 Hbk • £46.99/€56.40

• The text examines the spatial arrangements and distributions of activities in metropolitan areas, covering economic, social, and political landscapes in metropolitan areas. • Reviewers have consistently praised the text for its clear structure and simple language. Contents: An Introduction to the Changing Field of Urban Geography; The Origins and Development of Cities; The Evolution of the American Urban System; Globalization and the Urban System; Telecommunications and the City; Urban Land Use: The CBD and the Growth of the Suburbs; Landscapes of Production; Foundations of Urban Social Landscapes; Urban Housing Markets: Sprawl, Blight and Regeneration; Segregation, Race and Urban Poverty; Immigration, Ethnicity and Urbanism; Metropolitan Governance and Fragmentation; Planning the Better City; Cities in the Developed World; Cities in the Less Developed World; Regional Variations in Urban Structure and Form in the Less Developed World. Resources: Instructor Supplement – Image Gallery.

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GIS AND REMOTE SENSING New Edition of a Best-Seller!

Geographic Information Systems and Science 3rd Edition PAUL A. LONGLEY, University College London, UK, MICHAEL F. GOODCHILD, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA, DAVID J. MAGUIRE, Birmingham City University, UK and DAVID W. RHIND, City University, London, UK

Effective use of today’s powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problem-solving that underpins it. Since the first edition was published over a decade ago, this book has led the way, with its focus on the scientific principles that underpin GIS usage. It has also provided thorough, up-to-date coverage of GIS procedures, techniques and public policy applications. This unique combination of science, technology and practical problem solving has made this book a best-seller across a broad spectrum of disciplines. This fully updated 3rd edition continues to deliver on these strengths. Features: • Completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and Policy.

Contents: Systems, Science, and Study; A Gallery of Applications; Representing Geography; The Nature of Geographic Data; Georeferencing; Uncertainty; GIS Software; Geographic Data Modeling; GIS Data Collection; Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases; The GeoWeb; Cartography and Map Production; Geovisualization; Spatial Data Analysis; Spatial Analysis and Inference; Spatial Modeling with GIS; Managing GIS; Operating Safely with GIS; GIS Partnerships; Epilogue: GIS&S in the Service of Humanity

• New boxes that feature biographies and research of current GIS practitioners. • Now includes coverage of the latest Internet mapping interfaces and hand-held devices, and discusses their adoption and use in scientific investigation. • New or extended coverage of Web2.0, open-source GIS, cyberGIS, and neogeography mashups. • Includes learning objectives and review boxes throughout each chapter. • New or thoroughly reworked chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS. • Outstanding supplements package complete with instructors companion website that includes links, online lab resources, instructors manual and sample syllabi. Resources: Companion Website; Image Gallery; Case Studies; ESRI Virtual Campus; Instructor’s Manual; Lecture PowerPoints.

9780470721445 560pp August 2010 Pbk £32.99/€39.60

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GIS AND REMOTE SENSING

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Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change DR SAM J. PURKIS, Nova Southeastern University, USA and DR VICTOR V. KLEMAS, University of Delaware, USA This book provides the reader a broad grounding in the science of Earth Observation (EO) of our changing planet. It contains a comprehensive sequenced discussion covering the significant themes of global change, their cause, and how they can be monitored through time. In doing so, it represents a good source of basic information, and a general overview of the status of remote sensing technology. The text will serve as an invaluable reference for managers and researchers, regardless of their specialty, while also appealing to students of all ages. Contents: Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing. A History of the use of Remote Sensing to Monitor Global Change. The Cryosphere, Ice Shelf Degradation and Icesat Lidar. Vegetation Indices and Deforestation. Mapping Earth’s Atmospheres. The Status of the Worlds Coral Reefs. Monitoring Urban Growth using Remote Sensing. An Eye on Rising Sea Level. Lidar, Levees and Predicting the March of the Sea. SpaceBased Evidence for Global Warming. 9781405182256 • 384pp • February 2011 Pbk • £39.95/€48.00

Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation

Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing

6th Edition

JIAN GUO LIU and PHILIPPA MASON, Imperial College London, UK

THOMAS M. LILLESAND, RALPH W. KIEFER and JONATHAN W. CHIPMAN all of University of Wisconsin, USA From recent developments in digital image processing to the next generation of satellite systems, the sixth edition of this comprehensive text introduces students to the latest developments in the exciting field of remote sensing and image interpretation. The text examines the basics of analog image analysis while placing greater emphasis on digitally based systems and analysis techniques. The presentation is discipline neutral, so students in any field of study can gain a clear understanding of these systems and their virtually unlimited applications. Contents: Concepts and Foundations of Remote Sensing; Elements of Photographic Systems; Basic Principles of Photogrammetry; Introduction to Visual Image Interpretation; Multispectral, Thermal and Hyperspectral Sensing; Earth Resource Satellites Operating in the Opticak Spectrum; Digital Image Interpretation and Analysis; Microwave and Lidar Sensing; Appendix A: Radiometric Concepts, Terminology and Units; Appendix B: Remote Sensing Data and Information Resources; Appendix C: Sample Coordinate Transformation and Resampling Procedures; Appendix D: Radar Signal Concepts, Terminology and Units. Resources: Instructor/Student Resources; Image Gallery. 9780470052457 • 768pp • 2008 • Hbk £44.99/€54.00

Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing is an accessible overview of the subject and successfully draws together these three key areas in a balanced and comprehensive manner. The book provides an overview of essential techniques and a selection of key case studies in a variety of application areas. A CD-ROM accompanies the text and includes essential application samples and datasets using the techniques/algorithms referred to in the book. Brief Contents: Part I. Image Processing; Digital Image and Display; Point Operations (Contrast enhancement); Algebraic Operations (Multi-image point operations); Filtering and Neighbourhood Processing; RGB-IHS Transformation; Image Fusion Techniques; Principal Component Analysis (PCA); Image classification; Image Geometric Operations; Introduction to Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) Technique; Part II. Geographical Information Systems; Geographical Information Systems; Data Models and Structures; Defining a Coordinate Space; Operations; Extracting Information From Point Data: Geostatistics; Representing and Exploiting Surfaces; Decision Support and Uncertainty; Complex Problems and Multicriteria Evaluation; Part III. Remote Sensing Applications; Image Processing and GIS Operation Strategy; Thematic Teaching Case Studies in SE Spain; Research Case Studies; Industrial Case Studies; Part IV Summary; Concluding Remarks; Appendix A: Imaging Sensor Systems and Remote Sensing Satellites; Appendix B: Online resources for Information, Software and Data; References; General References; Image Processing; GIS; Remote Sensing; Part-I References and Further Reading; Part-II References and Further Reading; Index. 9780470510315 • 460pp • 2009 • Pbk £37.50/€45.00

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GIS AND REMOTE SENSING

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems

GIS and Crime Mapping

4th Edition

GIS & Crime Mapping provides a complete start-to-finish coverage of crime mapping applications for operational, tactical and strategic purposes. It includes coverage of theoretical issues, scientific methodologies, analysis techniques and design principles and details topics such as data processing solutions, partnership working, analytical methods, problemsolving approaches and map design for GIS and crime. The book also includes short case studies at relevant sections to help demonstrate how the principles and concepts are essential for successful application development. These case studies bring a richness and depth to the text and draw from the authors’ international contacts and knowledge of excellence in the field, to offer a global tone to the book.

MICHAEL N. DEMERS, New Mexico State University, USA This book integrates the ideas of geographic inquiry and spatial thinking, enabling readers to join in the excitement of discovery as it takes place within GIS databases. This information can be applied to everything from emergency vehicle analysis routing to urban and regional planning. Features: • Offers more practical and relevant coverage of GIS design and implementation. • Includes Web-based labs and links to current and updated dataset resources. Contents: Unit 1. Introduction; Introduction to Digital Geography; Unit 2. Digital Geographic Data and Maps; Basic Geographic Concepts; Map Basics; GIS: Computer Structure Basics; GIS Data Models; Unit 3. Input, Storage, and Editing; GIS Input; Data Storage and Editing; Unit 4. Spatial Analysis; Query and Description; Measurement; Classification; Statistical Surfaces; Terrain Analysis; Spatial Arrangement; Map Overlay; Cartographic Modeling; Unit 5. GIS Output; Cartography and Visualization; Unit 6. GIS Design Issues; GIS Design. Resources: Instructors Resource – Image Gallery.

SPENCER CHAINEY, UCL, UK and JERRY RATLIFFE, Temple University, USA

Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Mapping and the Criminal Justice Environment; The Basics of Crime Mapping; Spatial Theories of Crime; Spatial Statistics for Crime Analysis; Identifying Crime Hotspots; Mapping Crime with Local Community Data; Mapping and Analysing Change Over Time; Mapping for Operational Police Activities; Tactical and Investigative Crime Mapping Applications; Policing the Causes of Crime; Crime Map Cartography; The Management and Organisation of Crime Mapping Services.

Location-Based Services and Geo-Information Engineering ALLAN BRIMICOMBE, University of East London, UK and CHAO LI, University College London, UK Clearly and concisely written this is the first mainstream text to cover the potential of location-based services (LBS) and the driving forces behind them and geo-information engineering. Features: • Examples and applications taken from a range of global business-sectors. • Clearly and concisely written with geographic and technological jargon explained to appeal to the business professional. Brief Contents: Mastering GIS Series: Foreword; Preface; The Context of Location-Based Services; Technological Convergence: Towards Location-Based Services; GIS and Geo-Information Engineering; Location-Based Services; Data for Location-Based Services; Locating the User; Context in Location-Based Services; The Spatial Query; Communication in Location-Based Services; The Business of Location-Based Services; Acronyms; References; Index. 9780470857373 • 392pp • 2009 • Pbk £29.95/€36.00

9780470860991 • 442pp • 2005 • Pbk £34.95/€42.00

9780470129067 • 444pp • 2008 • Hbk £44.99/€54.00

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GEOLOGY

Global Tectonics 3rd Edition PHILIP KEAREY, (deceased) Bristol University, UK, KEITH A. KLEPEIS, University of Vermont, USA and FREDERICK J. VINE, Emeritus Professor, University of East Anglia, UK

The third edition of this widely acclaimed textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of global tectonics. Revisions to this new edition reflect the most significant recent advances in the field, providing a thorough, accessible, and up-to-date text. Combining a historical approach with process science, this text provides a careful balance between geological and geophysical material in both continental and oceanic regimes. New and expanded chapters in this third edition include Precambrian tectonics and the supercontinent cycle; mantle processes, including mantle plumes; the implications of plate tectonics for environmental change; large igneous provinces; rifted continental margins; ocean ridges; continental transforms; subduction zones; and numerous orogenic examples. Written in an engaging style, this important text is an essential reference for undergraduates and graduate students who have a basic introduction in the geosciences. Features: • Written by eminent authors including one of the pioneers of plate tectonic theory. • Provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to all aspects of global tectonics. • Combines an historical approach with process science to provide a careful balance between geological and geophysical material in both continental and oceanic regimes. Contents: Historical Perspective; The Interior of the Earth; Continental Drift; Sea Floor Spreading and Transform Faults; The Framework of Plate Tectonics; Ocean Ridges; Continental Rifts and Rifted Margins; Continental Transforms and Strike-Slip Faults; Subduction Zones; Orogenic Belts; Precambrian Tectonics and the Supercontinent Cycle; The Mechanism of Plate Tectonics; Implications of Plate Tectonics. Review Questions. Appendix: The Geological Timescale and Stratigraphic Column. References. Index

“A massive list of mostly critical references cites the most important works the world over.” (CHOICE, November 2009)

“An excellent in-depth overview on one of the most revolutionary topics in the earth sciences… Not only clear and comprehensive, but also pleasant to read. It is a highly recommended must-have on the bookshelves of earth scientists for some time to come.” (Geologos, December 2009)

“Global Tectonics will find its place in all well equipped libraries and a personal copy will be of use for any geoscientist who needs a comprehensive overview.” (Surveys in Geophysics, September 2009)

“This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the field of global tectonics. Because the field has changed significantly since the last edition was published, the majority of text and figures in the third edition are new.” (Book News, September 2009)

9781405107778 496pp 2009 Pbk £34.99/€42.00

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GEOLOGY NEW EDITION!

The Blue Planet An Introduction to Earth System Science 3rd Edition BRIAN J. SKINNER, Yale University, USA and BARBARA W. MURCK, University of Toronto, Canada The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Sciences, Third Edition is an innovative text for the earth systems science course. It treats earth science from a systems perspective, now showing the five spheres and how they are interrelated. There are many photos and figures in the text to develop a strong understanding of the material presented. This along with the new media for instructors makes this a strong text for any earth systems science course. Features: 9780471236436 • 656pp February 2011 • Hbk £44.99/€54.00

• Systems approach connects all the processes of earth sciences into a “holistic” approach so students learn how these are connected. • The book contains beautiful photos and figures explaining complex processes. • Many chapters contain a guest essay written by a researcher. These essays help students relate the material of the chapter to today’s on-going research. • “A Closer Look” provides more detail on specialized topics within the chapters. Contents: The Earth System; Matter; Energy; The Solar System; The Dynamic Geosphere; Earthquakes and Volcanoes; The Rock Cycle; The Hydrologic Cycle; The Frozen Hydrosphere; The World Ocean; The Atmosphere; Wind and Weather Systems; The Climate System; Life, Death, and Evolution; Energy and Matter in Life Systems; Earth’s Major Ecosystems; Habitat, Interactions, and Diversity; Earth’s Resources; The Changing Earth System.

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Geological Field Techniques DR ANGELA L. COE, DR TOM W ARGLES, DR DAVID A ROTHERY and PROFESSOR ROBERT A SPICER, The Open University, UK The understanding of Earth processes and environments over geological time is highly dependent upon both the experience that can only be gained through doing fieldwork, and the collection of reliable data and appropriate samples in the field. This textbook explains the main data gathering techniques used by geologists in the field and the reasons for these, with emphasis throughout on how to make effective field observations and record these in suitable formats. Features: • Step-by-step guides to essential practical skills such as using a compass-clinometer, making a geological map and drawing a field sketch; 9781444330625 • 336pp October 2010 • Pbk £24.99/€30.00

• Tricks of the trade, checklists, flow charts and short worked examples; • Over 200 illustrations of a wide range of field notes, maps and geological features; • Appendices with the commonly used rock description and classification diagrams; • A supporting website hosted by Wiley Blackwell. Brief Contents: Introduction. Field Equipment and Safety. Introduction to Field Observations at Different Scales. The Field Notebook. Recording Palaeontological Information. Recording Features of Sedimentary Rocks and Constructing Graphic Logs. Recording Features of Igneous Rocks. Recording Structural Information. Recording Features of Metamorphic Rocks. Making a Geological Map. Recording Numerical Data and use of Instruments in the Field. Photography. Sampling. Concluding Remarks. Resources: Student Companion Site.

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GEOLOGY

NEW EDITION!

NEW EDITION!

The Field Description of Igneous Rocks

Field Geophysics 4th Edition

4th Edition DOUGAL JERRAM, University of Durham, UK and NICK PETFORD, University of Northampton, UK The fourth edition of this unique pocket field guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the advances in physical volcanology, emplacement of magmas, and interpreting structures and textures in igneous rocks. The book has included new techniques, such as AMS and geophysical studies of pluton shape at depth, and new topics such as the occurrence of porphyrys, laccoliths, and magma sediment interaction. Part of the successful Field Guide series, this book includes new sections featuring granitic rocks, basaltic rocks, magma mixing and mingling, and engineering properties and mineralization. Contents: Preface. Meet the Authors. Introduction and Occurrence; Field Skills and Outcrop Structures; Igneous Textures and Classification; Volcanics 1: Lava Flows; Volcanics 2: Pyroclastic Rocks; Shallowlevel Intrusions; Granitic Complexes; Mafic Complexes; Magma Mixing and Mingling; Mineralisation and Geotechnical Properties; Further Reading; Appendix: QAPF Classification of Coarse Grained Crystalline Rocks (IUGS-BGS). Series: The Geological Field Guide Series 9780470022368 • 256pp • January 2011 • Pbk £22.50/€27.00

NEW EDITION!

Sedimentary Rocks in the Field

JOHN J. MILSOM, University College London, UK and ASGER ERIKSEN, University of Liverpool, UK

A Practical Guide

This handy pocket-sized field guide provides practical information and assistance to anyone engaged in smallscale surveys on the ground. Fully revised and updated throughout, the Fourth Edition includes comprehensive updates on the use of GPS and new sections on surface wave seismics, borehole geophysics and towed array systems. This has become the standard text in this area for use in the field and the experience of the two authors will ensure the book retains its place as one of the most popular handbooks in applied geophysics.

MAURICE E. TUCKER, Durham University, UK

Features: • Focus on quality control of the acquisition of data and basic field interpretation. • New chapter on navigation/positioning. • Includes updates on Ground Penetrating Radar and the use of GPS. • New section on surface wave seismics, and borehole geophysics. Contents: Table of Contents. Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Introduction; Gravity Method; Magnetic Method; Radiometric Surveys; Electric Current Methods: General Considerations; Resistivity Methods; SP and IP; Electromagnetic Methods; Remote-source Electromagnetics; Ground Penetrating Radar; Seismic Methods: General Considerations; Seismic Reflection; Seismic Refraction; Seismic Surface Wave Methods; Maps, Mapping and GPS; Bibliography; Appendix; Index.

4th Edition

This fourth edition builds on the success of previous editions and for the first time is produced in full colour throughout with improved photos and diagrams. It retains its popular pocket size and is an essential buy for all students working in the field. The text shows how sedimentary rocks are tackled in the field and has been written for all those with a geological background. It describes how the features of sedimentary rocks can be recorded in the field particularly through the construction of graphic logs. In succeeding chapters the various sedimentary rock types, textures and structures are discussed and shown how they can be described and measured in the field. There are expanded sections on trace fossils and volcaniclastics along with updated reference list. Finally a concluding section deals briefly with facies identification and points the ways towards facies interpretations, and the identification of sequences and cycles. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Field Techniques; Sedimentary Rock Types; Sedimentary Rock Texture; Sedimentary Structures and Geometry of Sedimentary Deposits; Fossils in the Field; Palaeocurrent Analysis; What Next?; Facies Analysis, Cycles and Sequences; References and Further Reading; Index. Series: The Geological Field Guide Series 9780470689165 • 288pp • January 2011 • Pbk £22.50/€27.00

Series: The Geological Field Guide Series 9780470749845 • 304pp • February 2011 Pbk • £22.50/€27.00

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GEOLOGY

NEW!

Basic Geological Mapping

Plates vs Plumes

4th Edition

A Geological Controversy

JOHN W. BARNES, formerly of University of Wales, Swansea, UK and RICHARD J. LISLE, Cardiff University, UK

GILLIAN R. FOULGER, University of Durham

“...a reliable and affordable resource... remains a highly recommended buy for undergraduate geologists...” GEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, Vol 141(2), 2004

Geological mapping involves extensive fieldwork. This handy pocket-sized book provides the reader with all the necessary practical information and techniques that they need but are not necessarily equiped with beforehand. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Field Equipment; Geological Maps and Base Maps; Methods of Geological Mapping; Field Measurements and Techniques; Rocks, Fossils and Ores; Field Maps and Field Notebooks; Fair Copy Maps and Other Illustrations; Crosssections and Three-dimensional Illustrations; Geological Reports; Appendix I: Safety in the Field; Appendix II: Adjustment of a Closed Compass Traverse; Appendix III: Geological Planetabling; Appendix IV: Field Equipment Checklist; Appendix V: Useful Charts and Tables; References and Further Reading; Index. Readership: Second/third year undergraduates in the areas of Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Geological Mapping and FIeld courses. Reference text for postgraduates and professionals. Series: The Geological Field Guide Series 9780470849866 • 196pp • 2003 • Pbk £19.99/€24.00

This book will be indispensable to Earth scientists from all specialties who are interested in the debate between the Plate and Plume hypotheses. It reviews the Plate and Plume hypotheses, including a clear statement of the former. Thereafter it follows an observational approach, drawing widely from many volcanic regions in chapters on vertical motions of Earth’s crust, magma volumes, time-progressions of volcanism, seismic imaging, mantle temperature and geochemistry. It will be suitable as a reference work for those teaching relevant classes, and an ideal text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students studying plate tectonics and related topics. Brief Contents: From Plate Tectonics to Plumes and Back Again; Vertical Motions; Volcanism; Time Progressions and Relative Fixity of Melting Anomalies; Seismology; Temperature and Heat; Petrology and Geochemistry; Synthesis; References; Index; Colour Plate Section. 9781405161480 • 364pp • September 2010 Pbk • £37.50/€45.00

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An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics 2nd Edition JOHN M. REYNOLDS, Geo-Sciences Ltd, UK An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics provides an introduction to the theory and practice of applied geophysics. The book covers a range of applications including mineral and hydrocarbon exploration but the greatest emphasis is on the use of geophysics in civil engineering, and in environmental and groundwater investigations. Features: • Greater discussion of survey design and standards in geophysical investigations. • Inclusion of more marine geophysical and geotechical case histories e.g. cable/pipe laying. • Inclusion of new sections dealing with thermal imaging of landfills and radioactivity investigations. Contents: Introduction; Section 1: Potential Field Methods; Gravity Methods; Geomagnetic Methods; Section 2: Applied Seismology; Applied Seismology: Introduction and Principles; Seismic Refraction Surveying; Seismic Reflection Surveying; Section 3: Electrical Methods; Electrical Resistivity Methods; Spontaneous (Self) Potential Methods; Induced Polarisation; Section 4: Electromagnetic Methods; Electromagnetic Methods: Introduction and Principles; Electromagnetic Methods: Systems and Applications; Ground Penetrating Radar; Section 5: Other Methods; Thermal Imaging; Radioactivity Methods; Section 6: Integrated Investigations; Multi-Method Environmental Geophysical Investigations – Case Histories. 9780471485360 • 688pp • April 2011 • Pbk £39.95/€48.00

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GEOLOGY NEW EDITION!

Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basins From Turbulence to Tectonics 2nd Edition MIKE R. LEEDER The sedimentary record on Earth stretches back more than 4.3 billion years and is present in more abbreviated forms on companion planets of the Solar System, like Mars and Venus, and doubtless elsewhere. Reading such planetary archives correctly requires intimate knowledge of modern sedimentary processes acting within the framework provided by tectonics, climate and sea or lake level variations. The subject of sedimentology thus encompasses the origins, transport and deposition of mineral sediment on planetary surfaces. 9781405177832 • 784pp January 2011 • Pbk £39.99/€48.00

The author addresses the principles of the subject from the viewpoint of modern processes, emphasising a general science narrative approach in the main text, with quantitative background derived in enabling ‘cookie’ appendices. The book ends with an innovative chapter dealing with how sedimentology is currently informing a variety of cognate disciplines, from the timing and extent tectonic uplift to variations in palaeoclimate. Each chapter concludes with a detailed guide to key further reading leading to a large bibliography of over 2500 entries. The book is designed to reach an audience of senior undergraduate and graduate students and interested academic and industry professionals. Brief Contents: Part 1 Making Sediment; Part 2 Moving Fluid; Part 3 Transporting Sediment; Part 4 Major External Controls on Sedimentation and Sedimentary Environments; Part 5 Continental Sedimentary Environments; Part 6 Marine Sedimentary Environments; Part 7 Sedimentary Architecture of Sedimentary Basins; Part 8 Topics: Sediment Solutions to Interdisciplinary Problems.

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Economic Geology Principles and Practice WALTER L. POHL, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany Humanity’s ever-increasing hunger for mineral raw materials, caused by a growing global population and ever increasing standards of living, has resulted in economic geology becoming a subject of urgent importance. This book provides a broad panorama of mineral deposits, covering their origin and geological characteristics, the principles of the search for ores and minerals, and the investigation of newly found deposits. Practical and environmental issues that arise during the life cycle of a mine and after its closure are addressed, with an emphasis on sustainable and “green” mining. The central scientific theme of the book is to place the extraordinary variability of mineral deposits in the frame of fundamental geological processes. 9781444336634 • 676pp March 2011 • Pbk £39.99/€48.00

The book is written for earth science students and practicing geologists worldwide. Professionals in administration, resource development, mining, mine reclamation, metallurgy, and mineral economics will also find the text valuable. Contents: Introduction; What is a Mineral Deposit?; Mining in the Stress Field Between Society and Environment; The Mineral Resources Conundrum; Part I: Metalliferous Ore Deposits; Geological Ore Formation Process Systems (Metallogenesis); The Economic Geology of Metals; Part II: Non-Metallic Minerals and Rocks; Industrial Minerals, Earths and Rocks; Salt Deposits (Evaporites); Part III: The Practice of Economic Geology; Geological Concepts and Methods in the Mining Cycle: Exploration, Exploitation and Closure of Mines; Coal; Petroleum and Natural Gas Deposits.

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GEOLOGY

Earth Materials

Glacial Geology

KEVIN HEFFERAN, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and JOHN O’BRIEN, New Jersey City University, USA

Ice Sheets and Landforms

Coastal Geomorphology

2nd Edition

An Introduction

MATTHEW M. BENNETT, University of Bournemouth, UK and NEIL F. GLASSER, University of Wales, UK

2nd Edition

Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. This new textbook has been written to address the needs of students at the increasing number of universities that have compressed separate mineralogy and petrology courses into a one or two-semester Earth Materials course. Features: • Equal coverage of mineralogy, sedimentary petrology, igneous petrology and metamorphic petrology. • Copious field examples and regional relationships with graphics that illustrate the concepts discussed. • Numerous case studies to show the uses of earth materials as resources and their fundamental role in our lives and the global economy, and their relation to natural and human-induced hazards. • The integration of earth materials into a cohesive process-based earth systems framework. Contents: Earth Materials and the Geosphere; Atoms, Elements, Bonds and Coordination Polyhedral; Atomic Substitution, Phase Diagrams and Isotopes; Crystallography; Mineral Properties and Rock-Forming Minerals; Optical Identification of Minerals; Classification of Igneous Rocks; Magma and Intrusive Structures; Volcanic Features and Landforms; Igneous Rock Associations; The Sedimentary Cycle: Erosion, Transportation, Deposition and Sedimentary Structures; Weathering, Sediment Production and Soils; Detrital Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks; Biochemical Sedimentary Rocks; Metamorphism; Metamorphism: Stress, Deformation and Structures; Texture and Classification of Metamorphic Rocks; Metamorphic Zones, Facies and Facies Series; Mineral Resources and Hazards; References; Index; Periodic Table; List of Elements. 9781444334609 • 624pp • April 2010 • Pbk £37.50/€45.00

Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology. The book outlines glacial landforms and sediments and provides the reader with the tools required to interpret glacial landscapes. It describes how glaciers work and how the processes of glacial erosion and deposition which operate within them are recorded in the glacial landscape. Presented in a clear and concise format, this text provides detailed explanations that are not cluttered with unnecessary detail. The book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs and illustrations. Features: • Includes two new chapters covering Glaciation around the Globe and Palaeoglaciology. • All references clearly referenced at the end of the text. • Includes information boxes, chapter summaries and further reading throughout. • Includes boxed case studies in each chapter to enhance student understanding. Contents: Introduction; Glaciations around the Globe; Mass Balance and the Mechanisms of Ice Flow; Glacier Hydrology; The Processes of Glacial Erosion; Landforms of Glacial Erosion; Glacial Debris Entrainment and Transport; Glacial Sedimentation on Land; Landforms of Glacial Deposition on Land; Glacial Sedimentation in Water; Landforms of Glacial Deposition in Water; Palaeoglaciology; Index.

ERIC BIRD, University of Melbourne, Australia Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas that are subject to continuing changes. Contents: Key Themes in Environmental Sciences; Science as a Way of Knowing: Critical Thinking about the Environment; The Big Picture: Systems of Change; The Human Population and the Environment; The Biogeochemical Cycles; Ecosystems and Ecosystem Management; Biological Diversity; Biogeography; Biological Productivity and Energy Flow; Ecological Restoration; Producing Enough Food for the World: How Agriculture Depends on Environment; Effects of Agriculture on the Environment; Forests, Parks, and Landscapes; Wildlife, Fisheries, and Endangered Species; Environmental Health, Pollution, and Toxicology; Natural Disasters and Catastrophes; Energy: Some Basics; Fossil Fuels and the Environment; Alternative Energy and the Environment; Nuclear Energy and the Environment; Water Supply, Use, and Management; Water Pollution and Treatment; The Atmosphere, Climate, and Global Warming; Air Pollution and Ozone Depletion; Indoor Air Pollution; Minerals and the Environment; Dollars and Environmental; Sense: Economics of Environmental Issues; Urban Environments; Waste Management. 9780470517307 • 436pp • 2008 • Pbk £34.95/€42.00

9780470516911 • 400pp • 2009 • Pbk £29.95/€36.00

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GEOLOGY

Dynamic Earth

A Petroleum Geologist’s Guide to Seismic Reflection

An Introduction to Physical Geology 5th Edition BRIAN J. SKINNER, Yale University, STEPHEN C. PORTER, University of Washington and JEFFREY PARK, Yale University, USA

WILLIAM ASHCROFT

This authoritative and best-selling physical geology text continues to emphasize the theme of dynamic change to our environment, landscapes, climate, and resources. Dynamic Earth, fifth edition introduces plate tectonics and the Earth system early in the text, giving students a sense of how earth processes and systems are interrelated. Featuring stunning new art, the fifth edition is also completely current, with the latest advances in the field presented in an accessible, studentfriendly style. Instructors who adopt the text will have access to an electronic image bank that includes all line art from the book, numerous animations and hundreds of photographs. Contents: Meet Planet Earth!; Global Tectonics: Our Dynamic Planet; Atoms, Elements, Minerals; Igneous Rocks: Products of Earth’s Internal Fire; Magmas and Volcanoes; Weathering and Soils; Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Archives of Earth History; Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks: New Rocks from Old; How Rock Bends, Buckles, and Breaks; Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior; Geologic Time and the Rock Record; The Changing Face of the Land; Mass Wasting; Streams and Drainage Systems; Groundwater; Glaciers and Glaciation; Atmosphere, Winds, and Deserts; The Oceans and their Margins; Climate and our Changing Planet; The Earth Through Time; Resources of Minerals and Energy. Resources: Instructor and Student Companion Website. Blackboard, WebCT. 9780471152286 • 648pp • 2003 • Pbk + CD £44.99/€54.00

This book is written for advanced earth science students, geologists, petroleum engineers and others who want to get quickly ‘up to speed’ on the interpretation of reflection seismic data. It is a development of material given to students on the MSc course in Petroleum Geology at Aberdeen University and takes the form of a course manual rather than a systematic textbook. It can be used as a self-contained course for individual study, or as the basis for a class programme. The book clarifies those aspects of the subject that students tend to find difficult, and provides insights through practical tutorials which aim to reinforce and deepen understanding of key topics and provides the reader with a measure of feedback on progress. Some tutorials may only involve drawing simple diagrams, but many are computer-aided (PC based) with graphics output to give insight into key steps in seismic data processing or into the seismic response of some common geological scenarios. Part I of the book covers basic ideas and it ends with two tutorials in 2-D structural interpretation. Part II concentrates on the current seismic reflection contribution to reservoir studies, based on 3-D data. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; PART I: Basic Topics and 2-D Interpretation; Introduction and Overview; Geophysical Signal Description; Data Acquisition; Seismic Wave Propagation; The Process of Reflection; Velocity Analysis, CMP Stacking and Post-Stack Migration; Interpretation of Two-Dimensional (2-D) Surveys for Structure; Better Subsurface Imaging; Modifying the Seismic Waveform; Refining Reservoir Environment and Structure; Seismic Input to Mapping Reservoir Properties; References; Index. 9781444332636 • 256pp • April 2011 • Pbk £37.50/€45.00

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Earth Environments Past, Present and Future DAVID HUDDART and TIM STOTT, both at Liverpool John Moores University, UK Brief Contents: Section I Introduction to Earth Systems. Introduction to Earth Systems. Section II Atmospheric and Ocean Systems. Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere. Energy in the Atmosphere and the Earth Heat Budget. Moisture in the Atmosphere. Atmospheric Motion. Weather Systems. World Climates. Ocean Structure and Circulation Patterns. Atmospheric Evolution and Climate Change. Principles of Climate Change. Section III Endogenic Geological Systems. Earth Materials: Mineralogy, Rocks and the Rock Cycle. The Internal Structure of the Earth. Plate Tectonics and Volcanism: Processes, Products and Landforms. Geotectonics: Processes, Structures and Landforms. Section IV Exogenic Geological Systems. Weathering Processes and Products. Slope Processes and Morphology. Fluvial Processes and Landform-Sediment Assemblages. Carbonate Sedimentary Environments and Karst Processes and Landforms. Coastal Processes, Landforms and Sediments. Glacial Processes and Landsystems. Periglacial Processes and Landform-Sediment Assemblages. Aeolian (Wind) Processes and Landform-Sediment Assemblages. Section V Principles of Ecology and Biogeography. Principles of Ecology and Biogeography. Soil-forming Processes and Products. World Ecosystems. Section VI GLobal Environmental Change: Past, Present and Future. The Earth as a Planet: Geological Evolution and Change. Atmospheric Evolution and Climate Change. Change in Ocean Circulation and the Hydrosphere. Biosphere Evolution and Change in the Biosphere. Environmental Change: Greenhouse and Icehouse Earth Phases and Climates Prior to Recent Changes. Global Environmental Change in the Future. 9780471485339 • 912pp • April 2010 • Pbk £34.99/€42.00

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GEOLOGY

Structural Analysis and Synthesis

Volcanoes

A Laboratory Course in Structural Geology

JOHN LOCKWOOD, Geohazards Consultants International, Inc and RICHARD HAZLETT, Pomona College, USA

A Practical Guide

Volcanoes are essential elements in the delicate global balance of elemental forces that govern both the dynamic evolution of the Earth and the nature of Life itself. Without volcanic activity, life as we know it would not exist on our planet. Although beautiful to behold, volcanoes are also potentially destructive, and understanding their nature is critical to prevent major loss of life in the future.

This book helps students to develop key skills and confidence in identifying igneous minerals, and in interpreting, and allocating appropriate names to rocks presented to them. The book thus serves, uniquely, both as a conventional course text and as a practical laboratory manual.

3rd Edition STEPHEN ROWLAND, University of Nevada, ERNEST DUEBENDORFER, Northern Arizona University, and ILSA SCHIEFELBEIN, ExxonMobil Corporation, USA This widely used, highly readable introduction to structural analysis is specifically designed to support the laboratory work of undergraduates in structural geology courses. Throughout the book, a geologic map from a mythical site, the Bree Creek Quadrangle, is used to help students analyze various aspects of the geologic structures exposed within this quadrangle, and ultimately to combine these analyzes into a grand synthesis. Guided by students’ and instructors’ suggestions, the authors have refined several exercises and added new ones for this third edition. In addition, every figure has been redrafted to improve clarity, and the Bree Creek Quadrangle map has been compiled onto a single fold-out sheet. An instructor’s manual is available on request from the publisher to assist the laboratory instructor in the use of the book. Contents: Preface; Read this First; Attitudes of Lines and Planes; Outcrop Patterns and Structure Contours; Interpretation of Geologic Maps; Geologic Structure Sections; Stereographic Projection; Folds; Stereographic Analysis of Folded Rocks; Parasitic Folds, Axial-Planar Foliations, and Superposed Folds; Faults; Dynamic and Kinematic Analysis of Faults; A Structural Synthesis; Rheologic Models; Brittle Failure; Strain Measurement; Construction of Balanced Cross Sections; Deformation Mechanisms and Microstructures; Introduction to Plate Tectonics; Appendixes; References; Further Reading.

Global Perspectives

Brief Contents: Part I – Introduction; Eruptions, Jargon, and History; Part II – The Big Picture; Global Perspectives – Plate Tectonics and Volcanism; The Nature of Magma – Where Volcanoes Come From; The Physical Properties of Magma and Why it Erupts; Part III – Volcanic Eruptions and Their Products; Classifying Volcanic Eruptions; Effusive Volcanic Eruptions and Their Products; An Overview of Explosive Eruptions and Their Products; A Closer Look at Large-scale Explosive Eruptions; Part IV – Volcanic Landforms and Settings; Constructional (‘Positive’) Volcanic Landforms; ‘Negative’ Volcanic Landforms – Craters and Calderas; Mass-wasting Processes and Products; Volcanoes Unseen and Far Away; Part V – Humanistic Volcanology; Volcanoes: Life, Climate, and Human History; Volcanic Hazards and Risk – Monitoring and Mitigation; Economic Volcanology; Epilogue: The Future of Volcanology; References; Index. Resources: Companion website. 9781405162500 • 552pp • April 2010 • Pbk £39.95/€48.00

Igneous Rocks and Processes ROBIN GILL, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Following an introduction reviewing igneous nomenclature, each chapter addresses a specific compositional category of magmatic rocks, covering definition, mineralogy, eruption/ emplacement processes, textures and crystallization processes, geotectonic distribution, geochemistry, and aspects of magma genesis. One chapter is devoted to phase equilibrium experiments and magma evolution; another introduces pyroclastic volcanology. Each chapter concludes with exercises, answers being provided at the end of the book. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; An Introduction to Magmas and Magmatic Rocks; Basalts and Related Rocks; Magma Differentiation; Gabbroic Rocks; Ultramafic and Ultrabasic Rocks; Andesite, Dacite and Rhyolite; How Magmas Erupt – an Introduction to Pyroclastic Processes and Products; Granitic Rocks; Alkali Rocks; Appendix A: Mineral Identification using a Polarizing Microscope; Appendix B: Petrographic Calculations; Appendix C: Symbols, Units And Constants Used In This Book; Glossary; Answers To Exercises; Bibliography; Index; Colour Plate Section. 9780632063772 • 440pp • January 2010 • Pbk £34.95/€42.00

9781405116527 • 320pp • 2006 • Pbk £32.50/€39.00

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GEOLOGY

Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology

Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

4th Edition

2nd Edition

LIZ PARFITT, University of Lancaster, and LIONEL WILSON, University of Lancaster, UK

JOHN CONRAD JAEGER, Australian National University, NEVILLE G. W. COOK, University of California, USA Berkeley and ROBERT ZIMMERMAN, Imperial College, London, UK

GARY NICHOLS, University of London, UK

Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology is a comprehensive overview of the processes that control when and how volcanoes erupt. Understanding these processes involves bringing together ideas from a number of disciplines, including branches of geology, such as petrology and geochemistry; and aspects of physics, such as fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. This book explains in accessible terms how different areas of science have been combined to reach our current level of knowledge of volcanic systems. It includes an introduction to eruption types, an outline of the development of physical volcanology, a comprehensive overview of subsurface processes, eruption mechanisms, the nature of volcanic eruptions and their products, and a review of how volcanoes affect the environment. Contents: Preface; Volcanic Systems; Magma Generation and Segregation; Magma Migration; Magma Storage; The Role of Volatiles; Steady Explosive Eruptions; Transient Volcanic Eruptions; Pyroclastic Falls and Flows; Pyroclastic Falls and Flows; Lava Flows; Eruption Styles, Scales and Frequencies; Volcanic Hazards and Volcano Monitoring; Volcanoes and Climate; Volcanism on Other Planets; Answers to Questions; Index. 9780632054435 • 256pp • 2008 • Pbk £34.95/€42.00

Since the publication of the first edition in 1969, Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics has been widely regarded as the most authoritative and comprehensive book in its field. This classic book, unavailable for many years, is now back by popular demand. Extensively revised for this fourth edition, it now contains substantially expanded chapters on poroelasticity, wave propagation, and subsurface stresses, as well as entirely new chapters on rock fractures and micromechanical models of rock behavior. Beginning with a detailed discussion of fundamental concepts such as stress and strain, this classic text offers a thorough introduction to the subject of rock mechanics, before expertly delving into a fundamental, self-contained discussion of specific topics. Unmatched in the breadth of its treatment, the new edition of this highly praised text is an invaluable resource for all geologists, geophysicists, and geotechnical engineers working in the field today. Contents: Rock as a Material; Analysis of Stress and Strain; Friction on Rock Surfaces; Deformation and Failure of Rock; Linear Elasticity; Laboratory Testing of Rocks; Poroelasticity and Thermoelasticity; Stresses around Cavities and Excavations; Inelastic Behavior; Micromechanical Models; Wave Propagation in Rocks; Hydromechanical Behavior of Fractures; State of Stress Underground; Geological Applications; References. 9780632057597 • 488pp • 2007 • Hbk £42.50/€51.00

This fully revised and updated edition introduces the reader to sedimentology and stratigraphic principles, and provides tools for the interpretation of sediments and sedimentary rocks. The processes of formation, transport and deposition of sediment are considered and then applied to develop conceptual models for the full range of sedimentary environments, from deserts to deep seas and reefs to rivers. Different approaches to using stratigraphic principles to date and correlate strata are also considered, in order to provide a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of sedimentology and stratigraphy. The text and figures are designed to be accessible to anyone completely new to the subject, and all of the illustrative material is provided in an accompanying CD-ROM. Contents: Introduction: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy; Terrigenous Clastic Sediments: Gravel, Sand and Mud; Biogenic, Chemical and Volcanogenic Sediments; Processes of Transport and Sedimentary Structures; Field Sedimentology, Facies and Environments; Continents: Sources of Sediment; Glacial Environments; Aeolian Processes; Rivers and Alluvial Fans; Lakes; The Marine Realm: Morphology and Processes; Deltas; Clastic Coasts and Estuaries; Shallow Sandy Seas; Shallow Marine Carbonate and Evaporite Environments; Deep Marine Environments; Volcanic Environments; Post-Depositional Structures and Diagenesis; Stratigraphy: Concepts and Lithostratigraphy; Biostratigraphy; Dating and Correlation Techniques; Subsurface Stratigraphy and Sedimentology; Sequence Stratigraphy and Sea Level Changes; Sedimentary Basins. 9781405135924 • 432pp • 2009 • Pbk £34.99/€42.00

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PALEONTOLOGY Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record MICHAEL J. BENTON, University of Bristol, UK and DAVID A. T. HARPER, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark This book presents a comprehensive overview of the science of the history of life. Paleobiologists bring many analytical tools to bear in interpreting the fossil record and the book introduces the latest techniques, from multivariate investigations of biogeography and biostratigraphy to engineering analysis of dinosaur skulls, and from homeobox genes to cladistics.

9781405141574 • 608pp • 2009 Pbk • £34.50/€41.40

Contents: Preface; Paleontology as a Science; Fossils in Time and Space; Taphonomy and the Quality of the Fossil Record; Paleoecology and Paleoclimates; Macroevolution and the Tree of Life; Fossil Form and Function; Mass Extinctions and Biodiversity Loss; The Origin of Life; Protists; Origin of the Metazoans; The Basal Metazoans: Sponges and Corals; Spiralians 1: lophophorates; Spiralian 2: Molluscs; Ecdysozoa: Arthropods; Deuterostomes: Echinoderms and Hemichordates; Fishes and Basal Tetrapods; Dinosaurs and Mammals; Fossil Plants; Trace Fossils; Diversification of Life; Glossary; Appendix 1: Stratigraphic Chart; Appendix 2: Paleogeographic Maps; Index.

Prehistoric Life Evolution and the Fossil Record BRUCE LIEBERMAN and ROGER KAESLER, both of University of Kansas, USA Prehistoric life is the archive of evolution preserved in the fossil record. This book focuses on the meaning and significance of that archive and is designed for introductory college science students, including nonscience majors, enrolled in survey courses emphasizing palaeontology, geology and biology. From the origins of animals to the evolution of rap music, from ancient mass extinctions to the current biodiversity crisis, and from the Snowball Earth to present day climate change this book covers it, with an eye towards showing how past life on Earth puts the modern world into its proper context. The history of life and the patterns and processes of evolution are especially emphasized, as are the interconnections between our planet, its climate system, and its varied life forms. The book does not just describe the history of life, but uses actual examples from life’s history to illustrate important concepts and theories. 9780632044726 • 400pp February 2010 • Pbk £34.99/€42.00

Brief Contents: Preface; Introduction to Fossils; The Nature of the Fossil Record; Organizing the Fossil Record; Introduction to Evolution; Macroevolution, Progress, and the History of Life; Extinctions: The Legacy of the Fossil Record; Systematics and the Fossil Record; Principles of Growth and Form: Life, the Universe, and Gothic Cathedrals; The Role of Fossils in the Genesis of Myths and Legends; Plate Tectonics and its Effects on Evolution; Life, Climate, and Geology; Patterns and Processes of Precambrian Evolution; The Cambrian Radiation and Beyond: Understanding Biology’s Big Bang; The Evolution and Extinction of Reefs Through Time: From the Precambrian to the Current Biodiversity Crisis; Key Evolutionary Transitions: The Origins of Multicellularity and the Evolution of the Vertebrate Brain; Key Events in Vertebrate Evolution; Are We Alone in the Universe?; Humanity: Origins and Prospects; Color Plate Section; Index.

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PALEONTOLOGY Fossils at a Glance 2nd Edition CLARE MILSOM, Liverpool John Moores University and SUE RIGBY, University of Edinburgh, UK Fossils at a Glance is written for students taking an introductory level course in paleontology. Short chapters introduce the main topics in the modern study of fossils. The most important fossil groups are discussed, from microfossils through invertebrates to vertebrates and plants, followed by a brief narrative of life on Earth. Diagrams are central to the book and allow the reader to see most of the important data “at a glance”. Each topic covers two pages and provides a self-contained suite of information or a starting point for future study. Features: • Double page spread for each major group. 9781405193368 • 172pp • 2009 Pbk • £24.95/€30.00

• Includes new line diagrams as well as photographs of selected fossils. • Covers all major fossil groups, including vertebrates, plants etc. Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Fossil Classification and Evolution; Sponges; Corals; Bryozoans; Brachiopods; Echinoderms; Trilobites; Mollusks; Graptolites; Vertebrates; Land Plants; Microfossils; Trace Fossils; Precambrian Life; Phanerozoic Life; Reading List; Geological Timescale; Index.

The Earth Through Time 9th Edition HAROLD L. LEVIN, Washington University, St. Louis (Professor Emeritus), USA In The Earth Through Time, Harold Levin invites you on an excursion into the Earth’s geologic past. Through Levin’s lively and engaging narrative, students will gain an appreciation for the unique perspective and value of historical geology. Now, more than ever, as the media seems to warn us daily of the many environmental dangers we face in the early years of the 21st century, a clearer understanding of how each component of our past interacts with and affects our present planet will help us make informed decisions about the many critical environmental issues that confront us. The Earth Through Time illustrates to readers that there are lessons to be learned from ancient life. Features: 9780470387740 • 624pp • 2009 Pbk • Adoption price available on request

• Balanced coverage of basic geology and paleontology, with a strong approach to stratigraphy and paleontology. • Each chapter begins with a concise list of “Key Chapter Concepts” and ends with a Summary of these essential ideas. • A wealth of information is provided to students in the Appendices, including the Classification of Living Things, Periodic Table and Symbols for Chemical Elements, and a Glossary, to name a few. • Updated and improved explanations and illustrations are found throughout the text. Contents: The Science of Historical Geology; Early Geologists Tackle History’s Mysteries; Time and Geology; Rocks and Minerals: Documents that Record Earth’s History; The Sedimentary Archives; Life on Earth: What Do Fossils Reveal?; Plate Tectonics Underlies All Earth History; The Earth’s Formative Stages and the Archean Eon; The Proterozoic: Dawn of a More Modern World; Early Paleozoic Events; Late Paleozoic Events; Life of the Paleozoic; Mesozoic Events; Life of the Mesozoic; Cenozoic Events; Life of the Cenozoic; Human Origins.

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HYDROLOGY NEW!

Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development S.K. GUPTA, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL)

9781405171243 • 464pp November 2010 • Hbk £45.00/€52.00

This book looks at the relevant basics of mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, meteorology, engineering, soil science, and related disciplines, providing sufficient breadth and depth of understanding in each subsection of hydrology. Chapters on ‘global change’ and ‘water and ethics’ emphasize the central role of the hydrological cycle and its quantitative understanding and monitoring for human well being and to familiarize the readers with complex issues of equity and justice in large scale water resource development process. Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development is not only a textbook for students in earth and environmental science and civil engineering degree courses, but also as a reference for professionals in fields as diverse as environmental planning, civil engineering, municipal and industrial water supply, irrigation and catchment management. Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development is intended not only as a textbook for students in earth and environmental science and civil engineering degree courses, but also as a reference for professionals in fields as diverse as environmental planning, civil engineering, municipal and industrial water supply, irrigation and catchment management. Contents: Fundamentals of Hydrology; Human Impacts on Water Quality and Flow; Hydrologic Investigations Using Isotopic Tracers; Statistical Analyses; Interpretation, Analysis and Modeling of Hydrological Processes; Design of Hydrological Systems; Water and Ethics; The Earth’s Watery Envelope, Its Circulation and Global Change.

Principles of Water Resources History, Development, Management, and Policy 3rd Edition THOMAS V. CECH, Colorado State University, USA The third edition of Principles of Water Resources has been written with the non-technical student in mind. The text integrates a wide variety of water resources topics all under one cover, and breaks down complex topics into short, understandable, and interesting explanations. This new edition presents a comprehensive and timely presentation, covering water history, surface and groundwater hydrology, water law, water use and development, economics, environmental issues, water management, policy, and more.

9780470136317 • 576pp • 2009 Hbk • Adoption price available on request

Contents: Historical Perspective of Water Use and Development; The Hydrologic Cycle, Climate, and Weather; Surface Water Hydrology; Groundwater Hydrology; Water Quality; Municipal and Irrigation Water Development; Dams; Water Allocation Law; Federal Water Agencies; Local, Regional, State, and Multistate Water Management Agencies; Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment; Water, Fish, and Wildlife; The Economics of Water; Water Use Conflicts; Emerging Water Issues; Appendix; Photo and Illustration Credits; Glossary; Index.

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HYDROLOGY Stream Hydrology An Introduction for Ecologists 2nd Edition NANCY GORDON, Aquatech Ltd, and THOMAS McMAHON and B. L. FINLAYSON, both of University of Melbourne, CHRISTOPHER J. GIPPEL, Fluvial Systems Pty Ltd, and RORY J. NATHAN, Sinclair, Knight Merz, Australia The definitive resource on the nature and functioning of rivers, Stream Hydrology offers a comprehensive look at stream classification, stream rehabilitation and methods for determining inflow requirements. The only book to link the fields of hydrology/fluvial geomorphology and river ecology, this important reference provides a common language for researchers, biologists, environmental engineers and others managing or studying riverine environments. This new updated edition includes new sections on environmental flows and GIS applications as well as a revised and updated version of the Windows-based software, AQUAPAK. 9780470843581 • 444pp • 2004 Pbk • £37.50/€45.00

Contents: Introducing The Medium; How to Study a Stream; Potential Sources of Data; Getting to Know your Stream; How to Have a Field Day and Still Collect Some Useful Information; Water at Rest and in Motion; It’s Sedimentary, Watson!; Dissecting Data with a Statistical Scope; Stream Classification and Management; Appendix 1: Basic Statistics; Appendix 2: About AQUAPAK.

Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology DEREK C. FORD, McMaster University, Canada and PAUL WILLIAMS, University of Auckland, New Zealand Originally published in 1989, Karst Geomorphology and Hydrology became the leading textbook on karst studies. This new textbook has been substantially revised and updated. The first half of the book is a systematic presentation of the dissolution kinetics, chemical equilibria and physical flow laws relating to karst environments. It includes details of the many environmental factors that complicate their chemical evolution, with a critique of measurement of karst erosion rates. The second half of the book looks at the classification system for cave systems and the influence of climate and climatic change on karst development. The book ends with chapters on karst water resource management and a look at the important issues of environmental management, including environmental impact assessment, environmental rehabilitation, tourism impacts and conservation values. Practical applications of karst studies are explained throughout the text. 9780470849972 • 576pp • 2007 Pbk • £37.50/€45.00

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Contents: Introduction to Karst; The Karst Rocks; Dissolution: Chemical and Kinetic Behaviour of the Karst Rocks; Distribution and Rate of Karst Denudation; Karst Hydrology; Analysis of Karst Drainage Systems; Speleogenesis: The Development of Cave Systems; Cave Interior Deposits; Karst Landform Development in Humid Regions; The Influence of Climate; Climatic Change and other Environmental Factors on Karst Development; Karst Water Resources Management; Human Impacts and Environmental Rehabilitation.

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MINERALOGY Manual of Mineral Science 23rd Edition CORNELIS KLEIN, The University of New Mexico, USA A classic in the field since 1848, this extraordinary reference offers readers unsurpassed coverage of mineralogy and crystallography. Manual of Mineral Science is known for integrating complete coverage of concepts and principles with a more systematic and descriptive treatment of mineralogy. The revised edition now includes a CD-ROM to let readers see the minerals and crystals, while also viewing chemical composition, symmetry and morphological crystallography.

9780471721574 • 704pp • 2007 Hbk • Adoption price available on request

Contents: Introduction; Physical Properties of Minerals; Elements of Crystal Chemistry; Aspects of Crystal Structures; Chemical Composition of Minerals; Crystallography: External Symmetry of Minerals; Internal Order and Symmetry in Minerals; Crystal Projections; Selected Point Groups and Further Aspects of Space Groups; Crystal Growth and Defects; Twinning Color and Magnetism; Mineral Stability and Phase Diagrams; PostCrystallization Processes in Minerals; Optical Microscopy; Analytical and Imaging Methods in Mineral Science; Crystal Chemistry and Systematic Descriptions of Native Elements, Sulfildes and Sulfosalts; Crystal Chemistry and Systematic Descriptions of Oxides, Hydroxides and Halides; Crystal Chemistry and Systematic Descriptions of Carbonates, Nitrates, Borates, Sulfates, Chromates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates; Crystal Chemistry of Rock-Forming Silicates; Systematic Descriptions of Rock-Forming Silicates; Gem Minerals; Mineral Assemblages: Introduction to Rock Types; Determinative Tables; Appendix 1: Outstanding Contributions to the Mineral Sciences; Appendix 2: Development of Models for the Atom; Appendix 3: Developing Hermann-Mauguin Symbols for Symmetry Notation; Appendix 4: Distribution of Forms in the 32 Point Groups, Arranged by Crystal System; Appendix 5: Space Groups as an Expression of Morphology and Structure; Mineral Index; Subject Index.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE NEW EDITION!

Environmental Science 8th Edition DANIEL B. BOTKIN, George Mason University, and The Center for the Study of the Environment, Santa Barbara, California and EDWARD A. KELLER, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Environmental Science, Eighth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book and gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the eighth edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field. New streamlined text clears away the “jargon” to bring the issues and the science to the forefront. The new design and updated image program highlights key points and makes the book easier to navigate. Features: 9780470646090 • 656pp April 2011 • Pbk • £46.99/€56.40

• Emphasizes the scientific process throughout to develop critical thinking skills. • Streamlines the material to bring the issues and the science to the forefront. • Discusses the latest research in the field. • Six central themes integrated throughout the text help unify the concepts: Human Population Growth, Sustainability, A Global Perspective, An Urban World, People and Nature, Science and Values. • Scientific method is presented early to give readers the foundation they need to understand topics presented throughout the book. • Chapter-opening case studies give readers interesting, relevant examples of issues and topics. Contents: Key Themes in Environmental Science; Science as a Way of Knowing; The Big Picture: Systems of Change; The Human Population and the Environment; Ecosystems; The Biogeochemical Cycle; Dollars and Environmental Sense; Biological Diversity and Biological Invasions; Ecological Restoration; Environmental Heath, Pollution, and Toxicology; Agriculture, Aquaculture, and The Environment; Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness; Wildlife, Fisheries, and Endangered Species; Energy: Some Basics; Fossil Fuels and the Environment; Alternative Energy and the Environment; Nuclear Energy and the Environment; Water Supply, Use, and Management; Water Pollution and Treatment; The Atmosphere, Climate, and Global Warming; Air Pollution; Urban Environments; Materials Management; Our Environmental Future.

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Cold Region Hazards and Risks COLIN A. WHITEMAN, The University of Brighton, UK This is a unique, timely and engaging text with wide ranging geographical coverage. The text brings together, for the first time, information about a vast array of hazards associated with ice and snow, spanning both well known phenomenon (e.g. avalanches) and the less familiar (e.g. river ice jams and ice storms) using, in many cases, material which is rarely seen outside advanced academic research books and journals. The range of ice-related hazards will be introduced and the significance of the current global warming context discussed. Broad physical models of glacial, periglacial and atmospheric cold environments are presented to provide a scientific context for discussion of the human issues of risk, vulnerability impact and mitigation. Key Features: 9780470029282 • 384pp March 2011 • Pbk £32.50/€39.00

• Wide ranging geographical coverage (the Americas, Asia, Australasia, Antarctic & Europe). • Localised hazards (avalanches, life storms, landslides) contrasted to those with wider reaching effects (arctic ice loss, ice sheet retreat and wide spread permafrost decay). • Includes the latest developments in the field. • Each chapter includes hazards overview, summery, conclusions, potential projects exercise and key references. • Includes a supplementary website with figures from the text and further references. • Each chapter includes a hazards overview, summary, conclusions, potential projects exercise and key references. Brief Contents: Introduction; Arctic Sea Ice; Ice Sheets – Antarctica and Greenland; Icebergs; Glaciers; Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs); Permafrost; Snow Avalanches; River Ice – Ice Jams and Ice Roads; Ice storms and Blizzards; Conclusions – The Future; References; Glossary.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE NEW!

Biological Diversity Exploiters and Exploited PAUL HATCHER and NICK BATTEY, University of Reading, UK Biological Diversity takes a fresh, innovative approach to the teaching of biodiversity. Rather than detailing and cataloguing the major taxa and their evolutionary relationships, the authors have selected 18 groups of organisms and used these as a framework in which to discuss the species and their interactions with man and each other. There is a strong narrative theme throughout; the exploited and the exploiters, and in many cases, there is emphasis on the historical context. A wide range of organisms are covered, from the unicellular to birds and mammals and with an equal consideration of plants and animals. Species have been chosen for their ability to best illustrate particular biological principles, and for their strong interaction with other species. 9780470778074 • 440pp March 2011 • Pbk • £32.50/€39.00

This fresh approach will appeal to all those interested in the biological sciences, and aims to be accessible to people with a diversity of backgrounds. It will prove particularly useful to biology students, enabling them to get to grips with important biological principles and concepts that underpin the diversity of life, and the interrelationship of humans with other groups of organisms. Contents: SECTION 1: Exploited; Sargassum; Cephalopods; Bees; Silk and Silk Moths; Sugar Cane; Yeast – the Most widely Exploited Micro-Organism?; Grapevine – Foundation for a (New World) Industy; Salmon; European Woodland History: Birch Oak and Elm; Rabbits; SECTION 2: Exploiters; Mosquitoes and Malaria; Biofouling; Bracken – One Kind of Invasive; Locusts; Rats, Fleas and Plague; Nematodes; Red Kites; Parasitic Plants; Wolves.

Environment 7th Edition PETER H. RAVEN, Missouri Botanical Garden, LINDA R. BERG, St. Petersburg Junior College and DAVID M. HASSENZAHL, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Environment is a comprehensive, systems-based environmental science text known for an accessible writing style and for its student-friendly integrated learning system designed to help students move from general concepts to specific applications. This new edition provides the basic facts, the various perspectives on the issues, and the framework for students to reach their own informed decisions so they can take an active, positive role in understanding and addressing the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow.

9780470118573 • 656pp • 2009 Pbk • Adoption price available on request

Contents: Introducing Environmental Science and Sustainability; Environmental Laws, Economics and Ethics; Ecosystems and Energy; Ecosystems and Living Organisms; Ecosystems and the Physical Environment; Major Ecosystems of the World; Human Health and Environmental Toxicology; Population Change; The Problems of Overpopulation; The Urban World; Fossil Fuels; Nuclear Energy; Renewable Energy and Conservation; Water: A Limited Resource; Soils and Their Preservation; Minerals: A Nonrenewable Resource; Preserving Earth’s Biological Diversity; Land Resources; Food Resources: A Challenge for Agriculture; Air Pollution; Regional and Global Atmospheric Changes; Water Pollution; The Pesticide Dilemma; Solid and Hazardous Wastes; Tomorrow’s World. Resources: WileyPLUS – an online course management system which includes the full online text and integrated resources is available for this book.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Practical Statistics for Environmental and Biological Scientists

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment

JOHN TOWNEND, University of Aberdeen, UK

6th Edition

All students and researchers in environmental and biological sciences require statistical methods at some stage of their work. Many have a preconception that statistics are difficult and unpleasant and find that the textbooks available are difficult to understand. Practical Statistics for Environmental and Biological Scientists provides a concise, user-friendly, non-technical introduction to statistics. The book covers planning and designing an experiment, how to analyse and present data, and the limitations and assumptions of each statistical method. The text does not refer to a specific computer package but descriptions of how to carry out the tests and interpret the results are based on the approaches used by most of the commonly used packages, e.g. Excel, MINITAB and SPSS. Formulae are kept to a minimum and relevant examples are included throughout the text. Contents: Preface; Part I Statistics Basics; Introduction; A Brief Tutorial on Statistics; Before You Start; Designing an Experiment or Survey; Exploratory Data Analysis and Data Presentation; Common Assumptions or Requirements of Data for Statistical Tests; Part II Statistical Methods; T-tests and F-tests; Analysis of Variance; Correlation and Regression; Mulitvariate ANOVA; Repeated Measures; Chi-square Tests; Non-parametric Tests; Principal Component Analysis; Cluster Analysis; Appendices; Bibliography; Index. 9780471496656 • 286pp • 2002 • Pbk £22.50/€27.00

Past, Present and Future ANDREW GOUDIE, University of Oxford, UK The new edition of this classic student text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today, and is an essential introduction to the past, present and future impact of humans on Earth. Following the successful structure of previous editions, the new edition of The Human Impact has been extensively enlarged and updated, with many new figures and up-to-date statistics. Four completely new chapters explore the ways in which global climate change may have an impact on Earth in the future. Other chapters explore the impact of humans upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms, and the atmosphere. A new design makes the text even more accessible and easy to use. This important book is essential reading for undergraduates in geography or environmental science, and anyone requiring a thorough overview of the impact of humans upon natural processes and systems. Contents: Part I: The Past and Present; Introduction; The Human Impact on Vegetation; Human Influence on Animals; The Human Impact on the Soil; The Human Impact on the Waters; Human Agency in Geomorphology; The Human Impact on Climate and the Atmosphere; Part II: The Future; Introduction; The Future: Coastal Environments; The Future: Hydrological Impacts; The Future: The Cryosphere; The Future: Drylands; Conclusion; Glossary; References. Index.

Environment and Society PAUL ROBBINS, University of Arizona, JOHN HINTZ, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and SARAH A. MOORE, University of Arizona, USA Environment and Society presents readers with a concise overview of the diverse conceptual tools and traditions available for thinking about, explaining and addressing the crucial environmental challenges we face today. The authors vividly demonstrate how theory can illuminate pressing environmental problems in the world around us by applying the most recent theoretical concepts to a variety of real-world objects – from French fries and wolves to bottled water and carbon dioxide. At the same time, they stress the ways different, and often conflicting, conclusions about environmental issues can be reached, depending on varying perspectives, starting positions, and assumptions. Accessible and insightful, this book provides an essential foundation for shaping our understanding of one of the most important issues of our times. Contents: Introduction: The View from Clifton Bridge; Part I: Population and Scarcity; Markets and Commodities; Institutions and “The Commons”; Environmental Ethics; Risks and Hazards; Political Economy; Social Construction of Nature; Part II: Objects of Concern; Carbon Dioxide; Trees; Wolves; Tuna; Bottled Water; French Fries. Series: Critical Introductions to Geography (CIGZ) Series. 9781405187602 • 312pp • February 2010 Pbk • £24.99/€30.00

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Economics and the Environment

Renewable Energy in Power Systems

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LEON FRERIS, Loughborough University, UK and DAVID INFIELD, University of Strathclyde, UK

EBAN GOODSTEIN, Bard Center for Environmental Policy; The National Teach-In Climate change and environmental policy are rapidly changing the world’s economic progress and outlook. Economics and the Environment provides students with a clear, concise, and comprehensive presentation of the standard analysis to environmental and resource economics. The text is also a compelling look at broader topics including the government’s role in environmental policy and more advanced theories. With a unique framework and compelling narrative style, Goodstein supplies timely discussions on the various approaches, schools, and research that are crucial for today’s students to consider for tomorrow’s world. Contents: Four Economic Questions about Global Warming; Ethics and Economics; Pollution and Resource Degradation as Externalities; The Efficiency Standard; The Safety Standard; Sustainability: A Neoclassical View; Sustainability: An Ecological View; Measuring the Benefits of Environmental Protection; Measuring the Costs of Environmental Protection; Benefit–Cost in Practice: Implementing the Efficiency Standard; Is More Really Better? Consumption and Welfare; The Political Economy of Environmental Regulation; An Overview of Environmental Legislation; The Regulatory Record: Achievements and Obstacles; Monitoring and Enforcement; Incentive-Based Regulation: Theory; Incentive-Based Regulation: Practice; Promoting Clean Technology: Theory; Energy Policy and the Environment; Poverty, Population, and the Environment; Environmental Policy in Poor Countries; The Economics of Global Agreements. Resources: Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Business Extra Select.

Based on existing study notes supporting a series of lectures on the module, Integration of Renewables, Renewable Energy in Power Systems discusses the integration of renewable energy into the modern electricity market. The variable nature of most renewable energy sources needs special consideration when integrating such sources into traditional networks. Efficient power system operation requires that a number of activities be undertaken over wide time scales ranging from days to milliseconds. These activities include forecast demand, generation scheduling, security analysis, optimum economic dispatch and finally protection activities during system maloperation. These concepts are explained and the impact on the operation procedures of introducing increasing amounts of renewable energy are presented. Brief Contents: Foreword; Preface; Energy and Electricity; Features of Conventional and Renewable Generation; Power Balance/Frequency Control; Electrical Power Generation and Conditioning; Power System Analysis; Renewable Energy Generation in Power Systems; Power System Economics and The Electricity Market; The Future – Towards a Sustainable Electricity Supply System; Appendix: Basic Electric Power Engineering Concepts; Reference; Index. 9780470017494 • 300pp • 2008 • Hbk £45.00/€54.00

Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists Edited by C. NICK HEWITT, Lancaster University, and ANDREA V. JACKSON, University of Leeds, UK Climate change and air quality are two of the most pressing issues facing mankind. This text gives undergraduate and graduate students and professionals working in the science and policy of pollution, climate change and air quality a broad and up-to-date account of our understanding of the processes that occur in the atmosphere, how these are changing as man’s relentless use of natural resources continues and what effects these changes are having on the Earth’s climate and the quality of the air we breath. Written by an international team of experts, this book gives an excellent overview of our current understanding of the state of the Earth’s atmosphere and how it is changing. Contents: List of Abbreviations, Constants and Nomenclature; The Climate of the Earth. John Lockwood; The Evolution of the Earth’s Atmosphere. Richard Wayne; Solar Energy and Atmospheric Structure. Hugh Coe; Biogeochemical Cycles. Dudley Shallcross; Tropospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution. Paul Monks; Clouds: Formation and Chemistry. Peter Brimblecombe; Particulate Matter in the Atmosphere. Paul Williams; StratoSpheric Chemistry and Ozone Depletion. Rob Mackenzie; Boundary Layer Meteorology and Atmospheric Dispersion. Janet Barlow; Urban Air Pollution. Jes Fenger; Climate Change and Global Air Pollution. Atul Jain; Appendix: List of Websites; Index. 9781405156905 • 320pp • 2009 • Pbk £39.95/€48.00

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Student Projects in Environmental Science STUART HARRAD, LESLEY BATTY, both of University of Birmingham, UK, MIRIAM DIAMOND and GEORGE ARHONDITSIS, both of The University of Toronto, Canada This text provides an accessible introduction to the key stages involved when undertaking a research project. Beginning with a discussion of what constitutes research, the book shows how to develop and plan a feasible research topic based upon a testable hypothesis. It then stresses the importance of logical experimental design that facilitates the use of appropriate statistical treatment of data so that the research questions posed may be answered. To reinforce key points, use is made throughout of illustrative case studies covering a wide range of topics. The book develops student understanding of what statistical tests are appropriate to use when analyzing their data, and offers practical guidance on how these may be conducted using widely used commercially available software such as Excel, Minitab, and SPSS. An invaluable text for undergraduates and Masters level students taking courses in Environmental Science and Physical Geography. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgement; General Strategies for Completing your Research Project Successfully; Gathering your Data; How to Summarise your Data; Testing Hypotheses; Spotting Relationships; Making Sense of Past, Present and Future Systems – Mathematical Modelling; Presenting your Work; Index. 9780470845660 • 174pp • 2008 • Pbk £19.99/€24.00

Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology

Landscape Planning

4th Edition

With its wide variety of topics and up-to-date coverage, the fifth edition of Landscape Planning is an excellent resource that focuses on environmental problems associated with land planning, landscape design, and land use. New coverage is included on adaptive planning as an approach necessary to build a sustainable landscape.

ANDREW PORTEOUS, The Open University, UK This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide range of international case studies and extensive cross-references to guide the reader. The new edition will be a major update with 30% new material, additional illustrations and a greatly expanded list of relevant web resources. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; The Dictionary; Appendix I: Pollution and the Environment – Organizations; Appendix II: The Periodic Table; Table of Chemical Elements; Appendix III: Table of Prefixes for SI Units; Appendix IV: Conversion Table for SI and British Units. 9780470061954 • 826pp • 2008 • Pbk £27.50/€33.00

Environmental Applications, 5th Edition WILLIAM M. MARSH, University of Michigan, USA

Contents: An Introduction to the Book, the Field, and some Perspectives; Landscape Planning: Roots, Problems, and Content; The Physiographic Framework of the United States and Canada; Landscape Form and Function in Planning and Design; Topography, Slopes, and Land Use Planning; Assessing Soil for Land Use Planning and Waste Disposal; Site, Soils, and Wastewater Disposal Systems; Groundwater Systems, Land Use Planning, and Aquifer Protection; Runoff and Stormwater Management in a Changing Landscape; Watersheds, Drainage Nets, and Land Use Planning; Streamflow, Floodplains, Flood Hazard, and Land Use Planning; Water Quality and Runoff Considerations in Landscape Management; Soil Erosion, Stream Sedimentation, and Landscape Management; Best Management Practices, Local Watersheds, and Development Sites; The Riparian Landscape: Streams, Channel Forms, and Valley Floors; The Coastal Landscape: Shoreline Systems, Landforms, and Management Considerations; Solar Climate near the Ground: Landscape and the Environment; Microclimate, Climate Change, and the Urban Landscape; Ground Frost, Permafrost, Land Use, and Environment; Vegetation, Land Use, and Environmental Assessment; Landscape Ecology, Land Use, and Habitat Conservation Planning; Wetlands, Habitat, and Land Use Planning; Framing the Land Use Plan: a Systems Approach. 9780470570814 • 528pp • July 2010 • Pbk Adoption price available on request

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Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists NIGEL WALFORD, Kingston University, UK A statistics textbook that all students can work through, regardless of their geography or earth science stream degree pathway and their existing mathematical knowledge. The main rationale for the text is to demystify the mathematical component of statistics and to present these techniques in a digestible fashion. This will be achieved through case studies that illustrate the workings of each technique, through photographs and diagrams that help students visualise some of the processes involved and through a clear explanation of how statistical software packages work.

9780470849156 • 400pp December 2010 • Pbk £24.95/€30.00

Brief Contents: Section I: First Principles; What’s in a number?; Geographical Data: Quantity and Content; Geographical Data: Collection and Acquisition; Statistical Measures (or quantities); Frequency Distributions, Probability and Hypotheses; Flow Diagrams; Section II: Testing Times; Parametric Tests; Non-Parametric Tests; Section III: Forming Relationships; Correlation; Regression; Correlation and Regression of Spatial Data.

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SHORT TITLE PAGE Discovering Physical Geography, 2e 5 Global Warming 7 The Warming Papers 6 Petroleum Geologist’s Guide to Seismic Reflect. 20 Basic Geological Mapping, 4e 17 Glacial Geology, 2e 19 Intro. to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record 23 Coastal Geomorphology, 2e 19 Environmental Science, 8e 28 Location-Based Services & Geo-Info. Engineering 13 Principles of Water Resources, 3e 25 GIS and Crime Mapping 13 Geological Field Techniques 15 Energy and Climate Change 6 Geography of the World, 4e 9 Global Geography, 14e 9 Human Geography, 9e 8 Fundamentals of Geographic Info. Systems, 4e 13 Physical Geology 5 Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology 26 Plates vs Plumes 17 Renewable Energy in Power Systems 31 Igneous Rocks and Processes 21 Economics and the Environment, 6e 31 Using Political Ideas, 5e 10 Stream Hydrology, 2e 26 The Human Impact on the Natural Environ., 6e 30 Modern Hydrology & Sustainable Water Dev. 25 Cities of Tomorrow, 3e 8 Student Projects in Environmental Science 32 Biological Diversity 29 Earth Materials 19 Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists 31 Earth Environments 20 Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics, 4e 22

AUTHOR JERRAM KAPLAN KEAREY KLEIN LEEDER LEVIN LIEBERMAN LILLESAND LIU LOCKWOOD LONGLEY MARSH MARTIN McGUFFIE MILSOM MILSOM NICHOLS PARFITT POHL PORTEOUS PURKIS RAVEN REYNOLDS ROBBINS ROWLAND SEITZ SKINNER SKINNER STRAHLER STRAHLER TOWNEND TUCKER WALFORD WHITEMAN

SHORT TITLE PAGE The Field Description of Igneous Rocks, 4e 16 Urban Geography, 2e 10 Global Tectonics, 3e 14 Manual of Mineral Science, 23e 27 Sedimentology & Sedimentary Basins, 2e 18 The Earth Through Time, 9e 24 Prehistoric Life 23 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, 6e 12 Essent. Image Process. & GIS for Remote Sensing 12 Volcanoes 21 Geographic Information Systems & Science, 3e 11 Landscape Planning, 5e 32 Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Dynamics 7 A Climate Modelling Primer, 3e 7 Field Geophysics, 4e 16 Fossils at a Glance, 2e 24 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, 2e 22 Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology 22 Economic Geology 18 Dictionary of Environ. Science & Technology, 4e 32 Remote Sensing & Global Environ. Change 12 Environment, 7e 29 An Intro. to Allied & Environ. Geophysics, 2e 17 Environment and Society 30 Structural Analysis and Synthesis, 3e 21 Global Issues, 3e 8 Dynamic Earth, 5e 20 The Blue Planet, 3e 15 Introducing Physical Geography, 5e 3 Physical Geography, 3e 4 Practical Stats. for Enviro. & Biological Scientists 30 Sedimentary Rocks in the Field, 4e 16 Practical Statistics for Geographers. 33 Cold Region Hazards & Risks 28

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