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The Resource Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present, John Wainwright and John B. Thornes, (electronic resource)

Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present, John Wainwright and John B. Thornes, (electronic resource)

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Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present
Title
Environmental issues in the Mediterranean
Title remainder
processes and perspectives from the past and present
Statement of responsibility
John Wainwright and John B. Thornes
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in physical geography and environment
Series volume
1
Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present, John Wainwright and John B. Thornes, (electronic resource)
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Environmental issues in the Mediterranean : processes and perspectives from the past and present, John Wainwright and John B. Thornes, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-468) and index
Color
multicolored
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
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Extent
xxviii, 479 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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