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The Chronologers' Quest: The Search for the Age of the Earth

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The Chronologers' Quest: The Search for the Age of the Earth

Patrick Wyse Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

This book investigates the methods used to determine the Earth's age, from James Ussher and John Lightfoot examining biblical... [more]

$65.95

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Tornado Alley: Monster Storms of the Great Plains

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Tornado Alley: Monster Storms of the Great Plains

Howard B. Bluestein (Professor of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma)

Historical geography; Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Paperback

Presents a historical account of the study of tornadoes and the great thunderstorms that spawn them. For scientists, amateur... [more]

$46.95

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Drought: the Red Marauder

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Drought: the Red Marauder

Michael McKernan

History; Social impact of disasters; Weather

Paperback

The images of drought-baked, cracked earth, dried-up river beds, the skeletons of dead animals, and despairing farmers are... [more]

$35.00

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Does the Weather Really Matter?: The Social Implications of Climate Change

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Does the Weather Really Matter?: The Social Implications of Climate Change...

William James Burroughs

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

Written for a broad audience, this book provides a balanced and accessible analysis of the current debate on climatic change,... [more]

$54.95

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Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

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Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Rachel Abercrombie, Art McGarr, Hiroo Kanamori, Giulio Di Toro

Civil engineering, surveying & building; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 170. Earthquakes, from the... [more]

$158.95

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

David Norman (Director of Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

This is the first accessible book to explain the most recent findings in dinosaur reasearch. It tells the story behind the... [more]

$16.95

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Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos

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Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos

William James Burroughs

History; Popular science; Weather

Hardback

This book explores the challenges that faced humankind in a glacial climate and the opportunities that arose when the climate... [more]

$76.95

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Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes

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Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes

Kerry Emanuel (Professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather

Hardback

A richly illustrated account of the complex science of hurricanes and typhoons, and the occasions when they have altered human... [more]

$70.95

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Earth Time: Exploring the Deep Past from Victorian England to the Grand Canyon

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Earth Time: Exploring the Deep Past from Victorian England to the Grand...

Douglas Palmer

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The dramatic history of planet Earth and the rocky road to understanding the past * A probing account of the history... [more]

$31.95

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The Volcano Adventure Guide

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The Volcano Adventure Guide

Rosaly M. C. Lopes

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The Volcano Adventure Guide is packed full of vital information for anyone wishing to visit, explore, and photograph active... [more]

$85.95

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The Seashell On The Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood, and the Humble Genius who Discovered a New History of the Earth

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The Seashell On The Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood, and the...

Alan Cutler

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Alan Cutler tells the extraordinary story of the 17th century Danish geologist Steno, who was the first man to claim that... [more]

$39.99

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Snowball Earth

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Snowball Earth

Gabrielle Walker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather

Paperback

The riveting story of Earth's first ice age and the scientist who discovered it [more]

$24.95

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Global Atmospheric Circulations: Observations and Theories

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Global Atmospheric Circulations: Observations and Theories

Richard Grotjahn

The Earth: natural history general; Weather

Paperback

A comprehensive and balanced synthesis of observations and theories on the largest-scale circulations of the atmosphere. [more]

$178.95

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The Extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry, and Climate

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The Extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry, and Climate

Gregory S. Jenkins, Mark A. S. McMenami, Christopher P. McKay, Linda Sohl

Archaeology; Weather

Hardback

Earth climate is uniquely determined at any time by the varied interactions of its components: lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere,... [more]

$128.95

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Mt. Etna: Volcano Laboratory

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Mt. Etna: Volcano Laboratory

Alessandro Bonaccorso, Sonia Calvari, Mauro Coltelli, Ciro Del Negro, Susanna Falsaperla

Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph... [more]

$161.95

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The Earth: A Very Short Introduction

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The Earth: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Redfern

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere; Physical geography & topography; Environmental science, engineering & technology; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

This is a look at the Earth: how it was formed and how it works. It explores the emerging geological research and explains... [more]

$16.95

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Out of the Blue: A 24-Hour Skywatcher's Guide

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Out of the Blue: A 24-Hour Skywatcher's Guide

John Naylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Why is the sky blue? How can I see an eclipse? Skywatcher John Naylor offers practical advice on where and when you should... [more]

$101.95

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The Weather

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The Weather

Anthony Smith

Popular science; Weather

Paperback

Mixing scientific fact, personal concern, direct experience and intriguing revelation, the author aims to shed new light... [more]

$19.99

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The Penguin Dictionary of Geology

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The Penguin Dictionary of Geology

Philip Kearey

Reference works; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The science of geology is going through a remarkable period of expansion and advancement. This dictionary contains over 7500... [more]

$22.99

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Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives

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Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives

Eiichi Takahashi, Peter W. Lipman, Michael J. Garcia, Jiro Naka, Shigeo Aramaki

Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 128. In the summer... [more]

$161.95

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A Sand County Almanac

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A Sand County Almanac

Aldo Leopold

Literary studies: general; The Earth: natural history general; Gift books

Hardback

A classic in the nature genre is reprinted here, featuring more than one hundred photographs and numerous eloquent essays... [more]

$70.95

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Hurricane Watch

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Hurricane Watch

William Sheets

Weather

Paperback

A study of hurricanes and efforts to predict them traces the history of weather forecasting and describes the exploits of... [more]

$24.99

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The Australian Weather Book: Understanding Our Climate and How it Affects Us

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The Australian Weather Book: Understanding Our Climate and How it Affects...

Keith Colls, Richard Whitaker

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes Australia's climate and weather in a lively and readable way. It gives... [more]

$29.95

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Path of the Pole

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Path of the Pole

Charles H. Hapgood

Mathematics & Sciences; Regional geography; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

'Sets forth, cautiously and comprehensively, the extraordinarily rich material that supports his displacement theory. I think... [more]

$35.00

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The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

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The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

Dan Seidov, Bernd J. Haupt, Mark A. Maslin

The environment; Weather

Hardback

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph... [more]

$107.95

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