More than 4 weeks availability
This up-to-date, second edition of Land Degradation explores substantial decreases in the land's biological productivity or usefulness to humans due to human activities. Case studies cover the history of land degradation, local and regional effects of human interactions with the environment, and both negative and positive aspects of land modification. Extensively illustrated, Land Degradation can be used as the primary text in a course of the same name or as a supplement in courses covering land use, environmental change, and sustainability.
Douglas L. Johnson is professor of geography at Clark University. Laurence A. Lewis is professor of geography at Clark University.
Chapter 1 1 Land Degradation: Human and Physical Interactions Chapter 2 2 Land Use and Degradation in Historical Perspective Chapter 3 3 The Physical Domain and Land Degradation Chapter 4 4 Human Causes of Land Degradation Chapter 5 5 Land Degradation at the Local Scale Chapter 6 6 Land Degradation: Regional and Global Examples Chapter 7 7 Creative Destruction Chapter 8 8 Land Degradation and Creative Destruction: Retrospective Chapter 9 References
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9780742519473
2nd Revised edition
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2016 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36