Applied Geography: Principles and Practice: An Introduction to Useful Research in Physical, Environmental and Human Geography

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2.1 Changing attitudes towards global warming 26
2.2 Carbon dioxide released from forest fires 31
2.3 Policies for reducing carbon dioxide 32
3.1 The reconstruction of lake pH using diatom analysis 45
3.2 Forest damage in Europe 46
4.1 The zoning of cyclone damage 60
4.2 The impacts of Hurricane Gilbert 61
5.1 Volcanic hazards at Mount Vesuvius 71
5.2 Earthquake monitoring at Parkfield, California 74
6.1 The East Abbotsford landslide disaster 86
6.2 Methods for regional hazard assessment 90
7.1 Increased coastal flood hazard in Venice, Italy 96
7.2 House raising as a flood alleviation strategy 100
7.3 The Czech, Polish and German floods in 1997 104
8.1 Coastal classification and coastal erosion 110
9.1 Air pollution by smoke and sulphur dioxide: Sheffield, UK, in the 1950s and 1960s; and Chongqing, China, in the 1980s and 1990s 126
9.2 Subsidence beneath Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia 132
10.1 Managing risk at Cod Beck Reservoir 143
10.2 To meter or not to meter 147
11.1 A conceptual model of water pollution occurrence and control 153
11.2 Details of the Nitrate-Sensitive Area Scheme in England 167
12.1 The Bureau of Reclamation and the American West 177
12.2 Groundwater mining and food security in Saudi Arabia 181
13.1 The natural resource crisis in Yemen 192
13.2 Political change, desertification and population dynamics in Central Asia 194
14.1 Fire! Fire! 203
14.2 No acidification in Asia’s mountains 213
15.1 Determining the species status of the green frog 228
15.2 Social forestry in the Western Ghats of India 232
16.1 World systems of landscape designation 237
16.2 Cannock Chase Country Park, Staffordshire, England 241
16.3 Yorkshire Dales National Park UK 243

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