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Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present

Author: John Wainwright; John B Thornes
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge studies in physical geography and environment, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. This volume reviews both physical and social aspects of this region.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wainwright; John B Thornes
ISBN: 0415156866 9780415156868 9780203495490 0203495497
OCLC Number: 51764553
Description: xxviii, 479 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Mediterranean region in its context --
The geological setting --
The Mediterranean climate and its evolution --
Vegetation --
The hydrological cycle of the basin and its watershed --
Erosion processes --
Fire --
The Mediterranean Sea --
Background to prehistoric and historic land use --
Traditional land-use patterns 1 : agriculture --
Traditional land-use patterns 2 : rural settlement --
Traditional land-use patterns 3 : urban settlement --
Traditional land-use patterns 4 : use of mineral resources --
The present human landscape --
Agricultural changes in the twentieth century --
The impact of depopulation --
Pollution --
Water resources --
The desertification problem --
Potential climatic change and its effects --
Key issues for mitigation.
Series Title: Routledge studies in physical geography and environment, 1.
Responsibility: John Wainwright and John B. Thornes.
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