Renowned naturalist Roger Lovegrove has travelled to the world's remotest islands, from the South Seas to the Arctic Circle. They are beautiful, dangerous, and inspiring. Here he tells the story of twenty; each a self-contained habitat with a delicately-balanced ecosystem, and each its tales of humans who have settled, despoiled, or cared for them.
Presents definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics ranging from ecology to geomorphology. Containing informative tables, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading, this guide is suitable for those studying physical geography and related courses.
Written for all geography, earth science and environmental science students, this guide gives practical advice on time-management, presentations, essay writing, plagiarism, e-learning, fieldwork, laboratory work, revision, exams, and careers, equipping you with the skills to succeed in your degree and beyond into employment.
Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology explores the varied environments and processes that occur along the world's coastlines, with an emphasis on technical examination, case studies that demonstrate theory in action and the impact of climate change on the coasts of the future.