New handbook on Environmental Change

A new book entitled ‘The Handbook of Environmental Change’ has recently been published.

SAGE Handbook The two-volume set was edited by John A Matthews, Emeritus Professor of Physical Geography, and four chapters involve staff from the University’s Geography Department, College of Science.

The 1056 page publication is a survey of science of environmental change, including recent debates on climate change as well as other natural changes affecting the Earth-ocean-atmosphere system. It examines the historic importance, present status and future prospects of the field.

Professor John A Matthews said: "‘I hope this book will appeal to academics, researchers, postgraduates and practitioners in a variety of disciplines including, geography, geology, ecology, environmental science, archaeology, anthropology, politics and sociology.

"The publication brings together international editors and contributors to provide an exciting addition to the literature on climate change."

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