The Dictionary of Physical Geography
3rd Revised edition
Dictionary of Physical Geography by David S. G. Thomas
Book DescriptionThe third edition of this comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography and provides an essential reference for all students and lecturers in this field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631204732
(247mm x 173mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David S. G. Thomas
Dictionary of Physical Geography, Paperback (February 2016)
This fully-revised comprehensive fourth edition covers the whole field of physical geography including climate and atmosphere, geomorphology, biogeography, hydrology, oceans, Quaternary, environmental change, soils, remote sensing and GIS.
Arid Zone Geomorphology, Hardback (February 2011)
The new edition of Arid Zone Geomorphology aims to encapsulate the advances that have been made in recent years in the investigation and explanation of landforms and geomorphological processes in drylands.
Sustainable Livelihoods in Kalahari Environments, Hardback (July 2002)» View all books by David S. G. Thomas
Provides an overview of the dynamics of contemporary natural resource-based livelihoods in the Kalahari environment of southern Africa where access to land and natural resources reflects the outcome of a history of competition, conflict, and territorial appropriation. It contributes to academic and policy development debates.
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Author Biography - David S. G. Thomas
David Thomas is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of seven books and over 100 refereed research papers in journals and edited volume contributions. Recent work includes Desertification: Exploding the Myth (with N. J. Middleton, 1994); Arid Zone Geomorphology: Process, Form and Change in Drylands (ed., 2nd edn, 1997) and World Atlas of Desertification (with N. J. Middleton, 2nd edn, 1997). Andrew Goudie is Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford, where he was also Head of Development and a Pro--Vice--Chancellor from 1995 to 1997. His previous books include Environmental Change (with Stephen Stokes, 4th edn, 2000), The Nature of the Environment (Blackwell, 3rd edn, 1993), The Changing Earth (Blackwell, 1995), The Human Impact Reader (Blackwell, 1997), The Earth Transformed (with Heather Viles, Blackwell, 1997) The Human Impact on the Natural Environment (5th Ed. Blackwell, 1999).
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