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This volume provides "hands on" methodologies to assist anyone conducting or studying geoarchaeological investigations on sites and in landscapes, irrespective of date, place and environment. The book sets out the essential features of geoarchaeological practice and geomophological processes.
By Dan Charman
Considering peatlands as a whole ecosystem, Peatland Systems and Environmental Change provides a unique, timely look at the consequences of the functioning of peatlands to the paleoenvironmental record, carbon cycling, and conservation issues.
By K.R. Dyer
An estuary is the tidal mouth of a large river, and is a marine area where freshwater and saltwater meet. This book examines the physical aspects of estuaries, and has been updated to include new research on sediment dynamics, estuarine mixing mechanisms, effects of global warming, and mathematical modeling of...
Provides a scientific base for the investigation of soils in the urban environment. This book reviews the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soils, and considers topical environmental problems including waste materials and metal contamination. It also provides a classification of urban soils as a framework of research.