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4. Desert peoples

4. Desert peoples  

Nick Middleton

in Deserts: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777462
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199564309.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199564309
‘Desert peoples’ is an introduction to some of the billion people who currently live in deserts. Environments and lifestyles range from nomadic hunter-gatherers to pastoralists, farmers, ... More
4. Landscapes, tectonics, and climate

4. Landscapes, tectonics, and climate  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
‘Landscapes, tectonics, and climate’ outlines the two biggest influences on landscapes — what a landscape looks like is, to a large extent, a result of tectonics and climate change. Since ... More
6. Landscapes and us

6. Landscapes and us  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
‘Landscapes and us’ looks at the impact humans have had on the landscape in the last 300 years. This period of geological time, starting from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, has ... More
7. Landscapes of the future

7. Landscapes of the future  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
‘Landscapes of the future’ looks at how geomorphology weighs up factors such as climate change, tectonic activity, and future human impacts, when assessing the future of landscapes. What ... More
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199565573
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to landscapes and the methods and techniques used to study it. Examining what landscapes are, ... More

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