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Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

F. Stuart Chapin, Mark W. Oswood, Keith van Cleve, Leslie A. Viereck, and David L. Verbyla (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The boreal forest is the northern-most woodland biome, whose natural history is rooted in the influence of low temperature and high-latitude. Alaska's boreal forest is now warming ... More

Biodiversity in DrylandsToward a Unified Framework

Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Moshe Shachak, Stewart T. A. Pickett, James R. Gosz, and Avi Perevolotski

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Biodiversity in Drylands, the first internationally based synthesis volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series, unifies the concepts of species and ... More

Boom, Bust, ExodusThe Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Chad Broughton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders owed much of their unexpected popularity in the 2016 primaries to their respective stances on trade and immigration policy. Political elites and ... More

Climate Variability and the Global HarvestImpacts of El Niño and Other Oscillations on Agro-Ecosystems

Climate Variability and the Global Harvest: Impacts of El Niño and Other Oscillations on Agro-Ecosystems

Cynthia Rosenzweig and Daniel Hillel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195137637
eISBN:
9780197561669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195137637.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The Earth's climate is constantly changing. Some of the changes are progressive, while others fluctuate at various time scales. The El Niño-la Niña cycle is one such fluctuation ... More

Dangerous HarvestDrug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes

Dangerous Harvest: Drug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes

Michael K. Steinberg, Joseph J. Hobbs, and Kent Mathewson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195143201
eISBN:
9780197561805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195143201.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The global drug trade and its associated violence, corruption, and human suffering create global problems that include political and military conflicts, ethnic minority human ... More

EarthA Tenant's Manual

Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth's livability for ourselves and future generations. The ... More

Ecology of the Shortgrass SteppeA Long-Term Perspective

Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective summarizes and synthesizes more than sixty years of research that has been conducted throughout the shortgrass region in ... More

Ecology, Engineering, and ManagementReconciling Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Service Reliability

Ecology, Engineering, and Management: Reconciling Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Service Reliability

Michel J. G. van Eeten and Emery Roe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139686
eISBN:
9780197561713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139686.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Ecology, Engineering, and the Paradox of Management is the first book that addresses and reconciles what many take to be the core paradox facing environmental decision-makers and ... More

The Emerald PlanetHow plants changed Earth's history

The Emerald Planet: How plants changed Earth's history

David Beerling

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192806024
eISBN:
9780191916427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192806024.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Global warming is contentious and difficult to measure, even among the majority of scientists who agree that it is taking place. Will temperatures rise by 2ºC or 8ºC over the next ... More

Environment and Empire

Environment and Empire

William Beinart and Lotte Hughes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199260317
eISBN:
9780191917547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199260317.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

European imperialism was extraordinarily far-reaching: a key global historical process of the last 500 years. It locked disparate human societies together over a wider area than ... More

Environment, Cognition, and ActionAn Integrated Approach

Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Tommy Garling and Gary W. Evans (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

How do human beings comprehend, evaluate, and utilize the physical environments they inhabit? In this edited volume, a distinguished group of international contributors examines ... More

Flame and Fortune in the American WestUrban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Gregory L. Simon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes. The 1991 Oakland Hills Tunnel Fire is ... More

Geographic Variation in BehaviorPerspectives on Evolutionary Mechanisms

Geographic Variation in Behavior: Perspectives on Evolutionary Mechanisms

Susan A. Foster and John A. Endler (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195082951
eISBN:
9780197560440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195082951.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Studies of animal behavior often assume that all members of a species exhibit the same behavior. Geographic Variation in Behavior shows that, on the contrary, there is ... More

Global Catastrophic Risks

Global Catastrophic Risks

Martin J. Rees

Nick Bostrom and Milan M. Cirkovic (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570509
eISBN:
9780191918100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570509.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

A global catastrophic risk is one with the potential to wreak death and destruction on a global scale. In human history, wars and plagues have done so on more than one occasion, ... More

Island Biogeography in the Sea of Cortés II

Island Biogeography in the Sea of Cortés II

Ted J. Case, Martin L. Cody, and Exequiel Ezcurra

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133462
eISBN:
9780197561560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133462.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This updated and expanded A New Island Biogeography of the Sea of Cortés, first published nearly 20 years ago, integrates new and broader studies encompassing more taxa and more ... More

Mapping Environmental SustainabilityReflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Sue Oreszczyn and Andy Lane (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental sustainability involves the interaction of a number of complex adaptive systems that rely on an understanding of human relationships and perspectives that are widely contested. This ... More

MonteverdeEcology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Nalini M. Nadkarni and Nathaniel T. Wheelwright (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095609
eISBN:
9780197561546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095609.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve has captured the worldwide attention of biologists, conservationists, and ecologists and has been the setting for extensive investigation over ... More

Reasonable UseThe People, the Environment, and the State, New England 1790-1930

Reasonable Use: The People, the Environment, and the State, New England 1790-1930

John T. Cumbler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138139
eISBN:
9780197561683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138139.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book is a study of the impact of industrialization and urbanization on the environment of New England in general and the Connecticut River Valley in particular, and of the ... More

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