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            Fundamentals of Hydrology
              

            Fundamentals of Hydrology (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Davie, Tim; Quinn, Nevil

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            Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental... importance in the understanding of hydrology: * The first section deals with processes within the hydrological cycle, our understanding of them, and how to measure and estimate the amount of water within each process. This also includes an analysis of how each process impacts upon water quality issues. * The second section is concerned with the measurement and analytical assessment of important hydrological parameters such as streamflow and water quality. It describes analytical and modelling techniques used by practising hydrologists in the assessment of water resources. * The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of hydrological processes, knowledge of the techniques used to assess water resources and an up-to-date overview of water resource management. Throughout the text examples and case studies from all around the world are used to clearly explain ideas and techniques. Short chapter summaries, essay questions, guides to further reading, website links and a glossary are also included. The third edition provides new and updated case study material and includes a new chapter on measuring streamflow. This chapter has particular reference to recent technological advances in this field and the challenges in maintaining a high quality river flow data set.
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            ISBN 9780415858700
            Released AU 3 Jun 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition
             

            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Williams, Linda

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            Logical and easy-to-follow study guidance, now updated for all the latest AP Environmental Science exam changes.

            ISBN 9780071751995
            Released AU 17 Jul 2011
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series 5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations
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            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change
               

            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change (Paperback)

            Edited by Frost, Warwick; Hall, C. Michael

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            In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public's imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evo...lved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume's focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate leve
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            ISBN 9781138867192
            Released AU 7 Apr 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
             

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Hardback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

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            Environmental expert Michael Shellenberger unleashes a scientific, fact-based broadside against eco-alarmism and the excesses of the New Left, arguing that climate change isn't a 30-year problem, but a 300-year problem --

            ISBN 9780063001695
            Released AU 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future

            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future (Paperback)

            By Krumdieck, Susan

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            Engineering Transition: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for ...organizations, businesses, and communities, and engineers will need to begin developing ideas and projects to implement the transition of engineered systems. This work presents a methodology for shifting away from unsustainable activities. Teaching the Transition Engineering approach and methodology is the focus of the text, and the concept is presented in a way that engineers can begin applying it in their work.
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            ISBN 9780367341268
            Released AU 6 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius
               

            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gehrke, Russel

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            Helps make recycling hands-on, giving step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish a wide variety of projects on the cheap. This title lets you learn how to build a solar composter, make weed and pest controls, brew up environmentally friendly cleaners, recycle different kinds ...of papers, and more.
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            ISBN 9780071736121
            Released AU 12 Aug 2010
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Electronics
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            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019
             

            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019 (Paperback)

            By Smedley, Tim

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            The story of what's happened to the air we breathe, the impact it has had on our health and what we can do to fight back.

            ISBN 9781472953339
            Released AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science
             

            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science (Paperback)

            By Kruszelnicki, Karl

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            Australia's favourite science communicator explains the facts about climate change - and how we can fix it Is the planet reeeeeally warming up? But carbon's natural, isn't it? How could planes fly without fossil fuels? What's a pteropod and why should I care? Kelp? How can it hel...p? One of Dr Karl Kruszelnicki's jobs as Australia's most popular science communicator is to answer people's questions about climate change. Now, in this never dull, easy-to-understand guide Dr Karl explains the science of climate change and how we can fix it (we can!). So when your uncle says (again) that it's a load of hooey (or an illuminati conspiracy), you can keep your cool and talk like a boss about why it's getting hotter and what we can do about it.
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            ISBN 9780733341298
            Published AU 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Rivers: The Lifeblood of Australia

            Rivers: The Lifeblood of Australia (Hardback)

            By Hoskins, Ian; Foreword by Watson, Don

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            Rivers have long run in the blood of Australians. Givers of life and subjects of anguish, Australian rivers have shaped the nation from the moment the first Australians arrived tens of thousands of years ago. Offering the vital ingredient for life, they are also guardians of cult...ure, a means of transportation, sites for play and leisure, and sources of power-deeply entrenched in almost every aspect of human life and an irreplaceable part of the global ecosystem. Australia's vast inland seas of some 50 million years ago have disappeared, leaving a continent that is mostly desert. Of the waters and wetlands that remain, most of which are connected to rivers, 65 are listed as Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance. They are also of incredible-sometimes painful-local importance, as reminders of the dispossession suffered by those first peoples and their descendants and evidence of the devastation wrought by drought and dying waterways. The damming of Western Australia's Ord River during the 1960s and 1970s captured monsoonal rains within a catchment of over 55,000 square kilometres, creating the largest artificial lake on mainland Australia while destroying sites of cultural significance to the Miriwoong people and changing the ecosystem irrevocably. Barely ten years after the completion of the Ord project, the success of the Save the Franklin campaign in Tasmania is a testament to evolving understanding of the precious nature of waterways. Yet even this triumph was fraught: environmentalists' argument for preservation of Tasmania's 'wilderness' contained the implication that the land was without people, despite Indigenous habitation for at least 30,000 years. In this broad-ranging survey of some of Australia's most well-known, loved, engineered and fought over rivers, from Melbourne's Yarra to the Alligator rivers of Kakadu, award-winning author Ian Hoskins presents a history of our complex connections to water. A thoughtful foreword by former prime-ministerial sp
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            ISBN 9780642279569
            Published AU 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher National Library of Australia
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            Adelaide: Water of a City

            Adelaide: Water of a City (Hardback)

            Edited by Daniels, Christopher B.; Photographs by Hodgson, John; Foreword by Hardy, Barbara

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            This book written by over 130 South Australian experts on water, describes the breathtakingly broad array of roles water plays in the functioning of a large community.

            ISBN 9781862548619
            Published AU 24 Feb 2010
            Publisher Wakefield Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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