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Changing Environments


Edited By: Dick Morris, Joanna Freeland, Steve Hinchcliffe and Sandy Smith

336 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Mar 2003 | #136652 | ISBN: 0470849991
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Examines how and why environments change as a result of natural and human-mediated processes. Considers the scales of time and space over which changes in our environments occur; how human use of the resources of energy, land, water and the atmosphere effect environments; the role of technology and economics in shaping human actions on our environments; and the use and limitations of different models for thinking about environmental change.

...well illustrated in colour...lots of 'activities' for students to pursue... (Progress in Physical Geography Vol. 28 No. 3)


Series Preface. Introduction (Dick Morris). Dynamic Earth: processes of change (Dick Morris and Charles Turner). Dynamic Earth: human impacts (Alan Reddish). Population change and environmental change (Michael Drake and Joanna Freeland). Changing land (Dick Morris). Water (Mark Brandon and Sandy Smith). Dynamic atmosphere: changing climate and air quality (Roger Blackmore and Rod Barratt). Uneven development, globalization and environmental change (Noel Castree). Conclusion: General conclusions: thinking about environmental change (Dick Morris). Acknowledgements. Index.

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