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Forces of Nature

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Forces of Nature

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Sunday Times Bestseller How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and... [more]

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Clouds: Nature and Culture

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Clouds: Nature and Culture

Richard Hamblyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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Clouds examines clouds in their cultural, historical and scientific contexts, exploring their notable presence in literature... [more]

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Treading on Thin Air - Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate Change: How Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air - Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Weather

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Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the future of climate change. Our past,... [more]

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. In this title, the author explores the... [more]

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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Melissa Harrison

The countryside, country life; Weather; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.<br... [more]

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Big Pacific: Passionate, Voracious, Mysterious, Violent

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Big Pacific: Passionate, Voracious, Mysterious, Violent

Rebecca Tansley

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of Earth's surface--more than all of the planet's landmasses combined. It contains half... [more]

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

Storm Dunlop

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Physical geography & topography; Global warming; Weather

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The weather affects everyone on Earth, influencing both our day-to-day decisions and long term plans for leisure and work.... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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Storm: Nature and Culture

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Storm: Nature and Culture

John Withington

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

This strikingly illustrated book takes an in-depth and unique look at the nature of storms and their impact on our lives.... [more]

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Mountain: Nature and Culture

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Mountain: Nature and Culture

Veronica Della Dora

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica della Dora explores how the history of mountains... [more]

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Australia's Volcanoes

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Australia's Volcanoes

Russ Ferrett

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Australia's Volcanoes will take you on a journey of discovery through Australia's volcanic upheaval. The book explains what... [more]

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself...

David Rothery

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Previouslt titled Teach yourself volcanoes. [more]

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Evolution: The Whole Story

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Evolution: The Whole Story

Steve Parker, Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative... [more]

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Water: Nature and Culture

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Water: Nature and Culture

Veronica Strang

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Water presents the rich history of human interaction with water, from earliest agriculture to contemporary issues of water... [more]

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The Annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace

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The Annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace

John Van Wyhe

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Wallace's Malay Archipelago is a classic account of the travels of a Victorian naturalist through island Southeast Asia. It... [more]

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Flood: Nature and Culture

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Flood: Nature and Culture

John Withington

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

From Noah's Biblical deluge to the China &#64258;oods of 1931 that killed more than 3 million people; and from the broken... [more]

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The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

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The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Paperback

In the struggle to cope with climate change, what lessons can be learnt from Earth's long history? Two leading geologists... [more]

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Earthquake: Nature and Culture

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Earthquake: Nature and Culture

Andrew Robinson

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Beijing and Jakarta, Tehran and Tokyo, Istanbul and Los Angeles are among the more than 60 large cities at risk from an earthquake.... [more]

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Fire: Nature and Culture

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Fire: Nature and Culture

Stephen J. Pyne

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Fire has been an integral feature of our planet for over 400 million years. Throughout history, we have mastered the science... [more]

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Australia's Meteorite Craters

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Australia's Meteorite Craters

Kenneth McNamara, Kenneth McNamara

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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On Earth, catastrophic impact of an asteroid or comet with truly global consequences has not happened during our written history,... [more]

$12.95

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Stromatolites

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Stromatolites

Kenneth McNamara

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Stromatolites are complex domes or columns of sediment formed by microbiological communities. These 'living rocks' teem with... [more]

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The Cloud Collector's Handbook

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The Cloud Collector's Handbook

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Hardback

From the author of the bestselling THE CLOUDSPOTTER'S GUIDE comes the essential aid for everyday cloudspotting [more]

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The Cloudspotter's Guide

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The Cloudspotter's Guide

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

A runaway Top Ten hardback bestseller becomes a must-have non-fiction paperback for summer 2007. [more]

$22.99

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The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

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The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

Simon Winchester

Biography: historical, political & military; Historical geography; Mathematics & Sciences; Cartography, map-making & projections; The Earth: natural history general

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Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured... [more]

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Weather

Paperback

The Weather Machine is about a miraculous-but-overlooked invention that helps us through our daily lives - and sometimes saves... [more]

$35.00

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