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Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.
An international group of distinguished scholars pay homage to and build on the work of one of the most influential thinkers of our time, Michael Watts - showing how his research, writings, teaching and mentoring have relentlessly pushed boundaries, transforming his chosen field of geography and beyond. .
Cartographics is a stunning collection of maps designed in a unique way. Featuring geographical maps, fictional maps and fresh and innovative approaches to cultural, economic and political maps, it takes the reader on a journey across the globe.
By Holly Barcus
An Introduction to Population Geographies provides a foundation to the incredibly diverse, topical and interesting field of twenty-first-century population geography. It establishes the substantive concerns of the subdiscipline, acknowledges the sheer diversity of its approaches, key concepts and theories and engages with the resulting major areas of academic debate that...
Comprehensive look at the world's most diverse tropical rain forests. Equally visual and informative, this book features both stunning photography and detailed texts. A meaningful gift for anyone with an interest in nature, animals, travel, and more. Foreword by Ruth Eichhorn, GEO Photo Editor-at Large
Written by leading experts in the field, this book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations. The book begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an examination of strategic topics...
By Simon Uribe
Frontier Road uses the history of one road in southern Colombia known locally as the trampoline of death to demonstrate how state-building processes and practices have depended on the production and maintenance of frontiers as inclusive-exclusive zones, often through violent means.