BN.com Gift Guide

Applied Geography: Principles and Practice

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $51.27
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 80%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $51.27   
  • New (3) from $155.68   
  • Used (3) from $51.27   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$155.68
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(196)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New

Ships from: Chicago, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$184.74
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(4533)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Horcott Rd, Fairford, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$255.21
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(17860)

Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Applied Geography offers an invaluabel introduction to useful research in physical, environmental and human geography and provides a new focus and reference point for investigating and understanding problem-orientated research.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415182683
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Pages: 664
  • Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

The editor of this volume, Michael Pacione, is Professor of Geography at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of figures
List of boxes
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 In pursuit of useful knowledge: the principles and practice of applied geography 3
Pt. I Natural and environmental hazards 19
2 Global warming 21
3 Acid precipitation 36
4 Extreme weather events 51
5 Earthquakes and vulcanism 66
6 Landslides 83
7 Floods 95
8 Coastal erosion 109
9 Physical problems of the urban environment 124
Pt. II Environmental change and management 135
10 Water supply and management 137
11 Water quality and pollution 152
12 Irrigation 172
13 Desertification 188
14 Deforestation 200
15 Maintaining biodiversity 222
16 Landscape evaluation 236
17 Environmental impact assessment 246
18 Countryside recreation management 257
19 The de-intensification of European agriculture 274
20 Wetlands conservation 288
21 Land-use conflict at the urban fringe 301
22 Derelict and vacant land 309
23 Sustainable tourism 321
24 Townscape conservation 333
Pt. III Challenges of the human environment 345
25 Urbanisation and counterurbanisation 347
26 Boundary disputes 358
27 Political spaces and representation within the state 375
28 Housing problems in the developed world 390
29 The geography of poverty and deprivation 400
30 Segregation and discrimination 414
31 Socio-spatial variations in health 425
32 Crime and fear of crime 438
33 Retail location analysis 450
34 Urban transport and traffic problems 463
35 Rural accessibility and transport 474
36 City marketing as a planning tool 486
37 Low-income shelter in the third world city 497
38 Informal sector activity in the third world city 509
39 HIV/AIDS, poverty, exclusion and the third world 528
Pt. IV Techniques of spatial analysis 537
40 GIS, remote sensing and the problem of environmental change 539
41 Cartography: from traditional to electronic and beyond 556
42 Geodemographics, marketing and retail location 577
43 Global positioning systems as a practical fieldwork tool: applications in mountain environments 593
44 Computer simulation and modelling of urban structure and development 605
Place index 621
Subject index 626
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)