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Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time


Andrew C. Scott

22 March 2018

Andrew Scott, who played a key role in identifying fossilized charcoal, describes the profound impact of fire through Earth history, from its role in mass extinctions and the spread of flowering plants, to early hominid use of fire, and the role of wildfires on landscapes today.

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Principles of Geographical Information Systems

Third Edition


The late Professor Peter A. Burrough, Rachael A. McDonnell, Christopher D. Lloyd

23 April 2015

Principles of Geographical Information Systems provides a thorough, broad-ranging account of the theory and practice of GIS. It explains why spatial data and the information systems based on them are so important in the modern world for solving a range of practical problems.

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Introduction to Physical Hydrology


Martin Hendriks

21 January 2010

Introduction to Physical Hydrology explores the principal rules that govern the flow of water by considering the four major types of water: atmospheric, ground, soil, and surface. It gives insights into the major hydrological processes, and shows how the principles of physical hydrology inform our understanding of climate and global hydrology.

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