Urban & Municipal Planning


"Building Ecological City"

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Examines the concept of urban metabolism which characterizes the city as a set of interlinked systems of physical flows linking air, land, and water. This work looks at the production and management of waste, energy use and air emissions, water supply and management, urban land use, and air quality issues. With illustrations. Hardback, 238 pages. Size: 246 x 155 mm. Weight: 522g.
Author:  R, White Rodney
ISBN:  0849313791
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2002  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Urban & Municipal Planning

"Urban and Environmental Planning in the Uk"

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"Planning, Environment, Cities" series; The second edition of this introduction to urban and environmental planning combines coverage of institutions and procedures with analysis of the economic and political context of planning, its historical development and competing theoretical approaches. With maps. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 384 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 591g.
Author:  Rydin, Yvonne
ISBN:  0333961986
Publisher:  Palgrave MacMillan
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Undergraduate Urban & Municipal Planning

"Planning and Urban Change"

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Providing an account of British urban planning, this book demonstrates how urban planning can be understood through three categories: ideas, policies, and impacts. It features a chapter on the policy changes that have occurred under the Major and Blair governments. With illustrations, maps. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 242 x 170 mm. Weight: 542g.
Author:  Ward, Stephen V.
ISBN:  0761943188
Publisher:  Sage Publications Ltd
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Urban & Municipal Planning

"Electromagnetic Phenomenon Related to Earthquakes and Volcanoes"

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With illustrations, maps. Hardback, Weight: 630g.
Author:  (Singh, Birbal, ed.)
ISBN:  8173198586
Publisher:  Narosa Publishing House,India
Date:  2007  (India)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Volcanology & Seismology

"Nonlinear Dynamics of the Lithosphere and Earthquake Prediction"

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"Springer Series in Synergetics" series; Provides an holistic approach to earthquake modeling and prediction. This book studies the lithosphere as a hierarchical nonlinear dissipative system within which the predictability of earthquakes, aftershock activities and the variation of seismic activity can be analyzed. It is aimed at researchers in geophysics and applied mathematics. With 133 illus.. Hardback, 351 pages. Size: 230 x 161 mm. Weight: 612g.
Author:  (Keilis-Borok, V.I., ed.)
ISBN:  354043528X
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2002  (Germany)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Seismic Design for Engineering Plant"

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The importance of continuous research into Seismic Design for Engineering Plant can never be underestimated. Earthquake disaster prevention is an area requiring ingenious solutions to its unique problems. The benefits of sharing information from developments in this field are also of vital importance. This book discusses about this topic. With indexes. Hardback, 214 pages. Size: 242 x 166 mm. Weight: 620g.
Author:  (Ealing, Chris, ed.)
ISBN:  1860583644
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"The South Aegean Active Volcanic Arc"

Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives

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"Developments in Volcanology" series; Presents a collection of 22 selected papers from the homonymous Conference held in September 2003 Milos, Greece. This book discusses the issues on the South Aegean Volcanic Arc. It includes an interesting interpretation of data on the spatial distribution of intermediate focal depth earthquakes, fault plane solutions and deep velocity structures. With illustrations, maps. Hardback, 398 pages. Size: 240 x 165 mm. Weight: 193g.
Author:  (Fytikas, M., ed.)
ISBN:  0444520465
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2005  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Vesuvius"

Education, Security and Prosperity

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"Developments in Volcanology" series; Aims at preparing the Vesuvius area to confront future eruptions with minimal socio-economic and cultural consequences. This work addresses volcanic risk mitigation in densely populated area surrounding Vesuvius. It provides education about volcanos; and displays physical modeling of eruption processes and integration of models. With illustrations (some col.), maps. Hardback, 432 pages. Size: 240 x 165 mm. Weight: 904g.
Author:  (Dobran, Flavio, ed.)
ISBN:  0444521046
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2006  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"A History of Persian Earthquakes"

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"Cambridge Earth Science Series" series; A study of the historical seismicity of Iran over the last thirteen centuries. New ed. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 279 x 210 mm. Weight: 582g.
Author:  Ambraseys, N.N. Melville, C.P.
ISBN:  0521021871
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"The Furnace of Creation"

The Birthplace of Earthquakes, Tornadoes and Tsunamis

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The Birthplace of Earthquakes, Tornadoes and Tsunamis. With illustrations, maps. Hardback, 242 pages. Size: 238 x 160 mm. Weight: 557g.
Author:  Chester, Roy
ISBN:  0814409202
Publisher:  Amacom
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes in Human History"

The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions

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Tells the story of nine volcanic events, explaining the related geology for the general reader and exploring the ways in which the earth's volcanism has affected human history. This book describes how volcanic activity has had long-lasting effects on societies, cultures, and the environment. With 18 halftones, 22 line illus., 2 tables. New ed. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 452g.
Author:  De Boer, Jelle Zeilinga Sanders, Donald Theodore
ISBN:  0691118388
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes"

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Accompanied by descriptions and photographs, this fourth edition has three chapters on Volcanoes in the solar system, the Pinatubo Volcano and the Yellowstone National Park. There has also been coverage of calderas, and coverage on Mount St Helens. With 160 illustrations. 4 rev ed. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 235 x 161 mm. Weight: 114g.
Author:  Decker, Robert Decker, Barbara
ISBN:  0716789299
Publisher:  W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Santorini and Its Eruptions"

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"Foundations of Natural History" series; McBirney, Alexander R. (Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Usa) (trans.) First published in French in 1879, this text is regarded as a valued resource, not only on Santorini, but also on volcanoes and their characteristics, and for the archaeological artefacts it detailed. It analyzes evidence which explains volcanic depressions like that of the Santorini. With 62 illustrations, colour maps, notes. Hardback, 857 pages. Size: 254 x 178 mm. Weight: 1280g.
Author:  Fouque, Ferdinand A.
ISBN:  0801856140
Publisher:  Johns Hopkins University Press
Date:  1999  (Usa)
Readership:  Undergraduate Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes"

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A new edition of Peter Francis's text, this title reflects research findings and new eruptions. It includes a new chapter on hazards and risk mitigation. With numerous halftones and line figures. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 534 pages. Size: 246 x 189 mm. Weight: 1197g.
Author:  Francis, Peter Oppenheimer, Clive
ISBN:  0199254699
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Volcanology & Seismology

"Italian Volcanoes"

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"Classic Geology in Europe" series; With b&w illustrations. Paperback, 174 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 221g.
Author:  Kilburn, Christopher J. McGuire, Bill
ISBN:  1903544041
Publisher:  Terra Publishing
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

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