This distinct richly-illustrated account of the landforms and geology of the world’s coasts, provided in a country-by-country (state-by-state) series, assembles an enormous quantity of information and pictures of an endangered and more and more populated and constructed landform. a global panel of 138 coastal specialists offers info on “what is the place” on each one region of coast, including motives of the landforms, their evolution and the alterations happening on them. in addition to offering information at the coastal gains of every kingdom (state or county) the compendium can be utilized to figure out the level of specific positive factors alongside the world’s coasts and to enquire comparisons and contrasts among a variety of international areas. With greater than 1440 colour illustrations and photographs, it really is quite worthy as a resource of knowledge ahead of discovering or simply vacationing a area of coast. References are supplied to the present literature on coastal evolution and beach changes.
The Encyclopedia of GIS presents a finished and authoritative advisor, contributed through specialists and peer-reviewed for accuracy, and alphabetically prepared for handy entry. The entries clarify key software program and tactics utilized by geographers and computational scientists. significant overviews are supplied for almost two hundred themes: Geoinformatics, Spatial Cognition, and Location-Based companies and extra. Shorter entries outline particular phrases and ideas. The reference should be released as a print quantity with considerable black and white paintings, and at the same time as an XML on-line reference with hyperlinked citations, cross-references, four-color artwork, hyperlinks to web-based maps, and different interactive features.
By Peter Robinson
Tourism: the foremost Concepts deals a finished selection of the main often used and studied ideas within the topic of tourism. in the textual content keywords, ideas, typologies and frameworks are tested within the context of the wider social sciences, mixing jointly concept and perform to discover the scope of the topic. phrases lined include:
- Ethical Tourism
- LGBT Tourism
- Quality administration
- Destination administration
- Geographies of Tourism
- Sociology in Tourism
- Society and tradition
- Tourism method
Each access contextualises, defines and debates the idea that mentioned, offering a great start line for these learning tourism for the 1st time, and a short reference should you are more matured. With case experiences, examples and extra examining all through, this article is going to be priceless for all undergraduate and postgraduate tourism students.
By Mark Boyle
Utilizing the tale of the “West and the realm” as its backdrop, this publication presents for starting scholars a transparent and concise advent to Human Geography, together with its key recommendations, seminal thinkers and their theories, modern debates, and celebrated case studies.
- Introduces and applies the elemental strategies of human geography in transparent, concise, and fascinating prose
- Explores the importance of the increase, reign, and faltering of the West from round the 15th century within the shaping of the foremost demographic, environmental, social, monetary, political, and cultural methods lively on this planet today
- Addresses vital thinkers, debates, and theories in an obtainable demeanour with a spotlight on discerning the inherent Western bias in human geographical ideas
- Incorporates case reviews that discover human geographies that are being made in either Western and non Western areas, together with Latin the USA, Africa and Asia.
- Is written on the way to be obtainable to scholars and comprises bankruptcy studying pursuits, checklists of key rules, bankruptcy essay questions, zoom in bins, assistance for additional analyzing and a ebook glossary.
- Accompanied via an internet site at www.wiley.com/go/boyle that includes, for college students, instructional workouts, bonus zoom in packing containers, hyperlinks to additional studying assets and biographies of key thinkers, and for teachers, extra essay questions, a number of selection examination questions, and ppt lecture slides for every chapter.
By Philippe Parreno
Nationwide Geographic Italia è l. a. rivista che ogni mese racconta le meraviglie del nostro pianeta con reportage esclusivi, fotografie mozzafiato e articoli sempre nuovi e sorprendenti. L’obiettivo è condurre il lettore nei più reconditi segreti della natura, nei misteri della vita animale, tra popolazioni lontane e affascinanti, invitandolo advert apprezzare e a prendersi cura del mondo in cui viviamo.
Without risking lifestyles or limb, readers can discover the wonders and wonder of the Amazon during this Where Is...? title.
Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River considering that 13,000 BC and but they make up only a small percent of the "population" of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life—animal and plant alike. it is a rainforest that's domestic to an anticipated 390 billion person bushes, 2.5 million species of bugs, and 1000s of wonderful creatures and vegetation which can both medication illnesses, or, just like the poison dart frog, kill with a unmarried contact. Where Is the Amazon? finds the superb scale of a unmarried rainforest that we're nonetheless attempting to comprehend this day and that, in lots of methods, helps our life on the earth.
By Rob Kitchin
The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography offers an authoritative and complete resource of knowledge at the self-discipline of human geography and its constituent, and similar, topic parts. The encyclopedia comprises over 1,000 precise entries on philosophy and conception, key techniques, tools and practices, biographies of striking geographers, and geographical concept and praxis in several components of the realm.
This groundbreaking undertaking covers each box of human geography and the discipline’s relationships to different disciplines, and is worldwide in scope, concerning a global set of members. Given its extensive, inclusive scope and targeted on-line accessibility, it truly is expected that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography becomes the foremost reference paintings for the self-discipline over the arrival decades.
The Encyclopedia might be on hand in either restricted variation print and on-line through ScienceDirect – that includes vast searching, looking, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and straightforward. for additional info, pricing ideas and availability stopover at
- Available on-line on ScienceDirect and in restricted variation print format
- Broad, interdisciplinary insurance throughout human geography: Philosophy, equipment, humans, Social/Cultural, Political, monetary, improvement, well-being, Cartography, city, ancient, Regional
- Comprehensive and specified - the 1st of its type in human geography
Asymmetric distribution of lifestyles is a dominant characteristic of town. significant social, fiscal and spatial divisions are obvious by way of source of revenue and wealth, well-being, crime, housing, and employment. this article deals an advent to present approaches of city restructuring, geographies of department and modern stipulations in the urban. The geography of Britain's towns is the end result of interplay among a bunch of private and non-private monetary, social and political forces working at numerous spatial scales from the worldwide to the neighborhood. A deeper knowing of the character of city department and of the issues of and customers for local community and areas in city Britain needs to be grounded in an appreciation of the structural forces, techniques and contextual components which situation neighborhood city geographies. This publication combines structural and native point views to light up the complicated geography of socio-spatial department inside of city Britain. It combines conceptual and empirical analyses from researchers within the box.