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The Environment in the Age of the Internet

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"How do we talk about the environment? Does this communication reveal and construct meaning? Is the environment expressed and foregrounded in the new landscape of digital media? The Environment in the Age of the Internet is an interdisciplinary…

Cycling Futures

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Australasian researchers, practitioners, policy makers and community members are engaged in a global discussion on the role of cycling in addressing these concerns. Contributors to this book report on and extend this discussion as they explore the…

Geografie di oggi. Metodi e strategie tra ricerca e didattica

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The volume offers new keys of interpretation and methodologies useful to understand the changes and the challenges of the contemporary world. The proposed geographical path is structured in four sections. A particular focus is on educational reality…

Imagining the Future City : London 2062

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London is one of the world’s leading cities. It is home to an extraordinary concentration and diversity of people, industries, politics, religions and ideas, and plays an important role in our highly globalised and tightly networked modern world.…

European Handbook of Crowdsourced Geographic Information

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"This book focuses on the study of the remarkable new source of geographic information that has become available in the form of user-generated content accessible over the Internet through mobile and Web applications. The exploitation, integration…

The Chernobyl Herbarium Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness

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We entrust readers with thirty fragments of reflections, meditations, recollections, and images — one for each year that has passed since the explosion that rocked and destroyed a part of the Chernobyl nuclear power station in April 1986. The…

Death of the PostHuman : Essays on Extinction, Vol. 1

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Death of the PostHuman undertakes a series of critical encounters with the legacy of what had come to be known as 'theory,' and its contemporary supposedly post-human aftermath. There can be no redemptive post-human future in which the myopia and…

Arcticness

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Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume explores the opportunities and…

Rivers of the Anthropocene

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This exciting volume presents the work and research of the Rivers of the Anthropocene Network, an international collaborative group of scientists, social scientists, humanists, artists, policymakers, and community organizers working to produce…

Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation

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Over the past decades, rapid developments in digital and sensing technologies, such as the Cloud, Web and Internet of Things, have dramatically changed the way we live and work. The digital transformation is revolutionizing our ability to…

World Regional Geography

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In a traditional World Regional Geography textbook, chapters are arranged around the various regions of the world with each chapter focusing on the geographic features of the particular region. Concepts such as climate, physical features, culture,…

Architecture in the Anthropocene

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Research regarding the significance and consequence of anthropogenic transformations of the earth’s land, oceans, biosphere and climate have demonstrated that, from a wide variety of perspectives, it is very likely that humans have initiated a new…

World Geography

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This year you will be studying the geography of the
world in which we live.  Right off the bat, think about
what you already know about geography - it could be
things you have learned in other classes at other
grade levels, things you’ve heard…

Geomorphology of Finke River and Arckaringa Creek: The bedload rivers

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The Lake Eyre Basin River Monitoring project was funded by the Australian Government through the Department of the Environment, and administered by the South Australian Department of Environment, Water, and Natural Resources. Tom Carrangis and Andy…

The Seventh Baltic Stratigraphical Conference

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Baltic co-operation in the field of regional stratigraphy started already in 1969 when the Baltic Regional
Stratigraphical Commission (BRSC) was founded. In 1970–1980s, many meetings, workshops and
field excursions were organized. BRSC played an…

Earth & Space Science

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This text is meant to act as an additional resource to the interactive, model-based Earth Science classroom
that follows the Mesa Schools current curriculum map. In the tying of concepts, terms and connection in
the dynamic Earth Science classroom,…

Cultural Geography

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Cultural geography is an exciting, lively and diverse field, the energy and vitality of which is indicated by our decision to pluralise the term in this editorial preface. Cultural geographies, as currently practised, are now much wider in scope than…