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A Cultural History of Climate

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A Cultural History of Climate

Wolfgang Behringer

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

Global warming and the future of the climate is one of the greatest challenges of our time, but what do we know about climate... [more]

$37.95

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Pinnacles

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Pinnacles

Kenneth McNamara

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

On the coast north of Perth is one of the most unusual landscapes in all Australia - the Pinnacles Desert. Out of the bare,... [more]

$12.95

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The Hebrides: An Aerial View of a Cultural Landscape

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The Hebrides: An Aerial View of a Cultural Landscape

Angus MacDonald, Patricia MacDonald

British & Irish history; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The Hebrides of Scotland - around 500 diverse islands - form the north-western Atlantic fringe of Europe. This book surveys... [more]

$93.00

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Earth on Fire: How volcanoes shape our planet

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Earth on Fire: How volcanoes shape our planet

Angelika Jung-Huttl

Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Spectacular images of the world's most beautiful and dramatic volcanic landscapes. [more]

$69.95

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Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2008-2009: with a Special Section on Energy and Sustainability

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Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2008-2009: with a Special Section...

Donald Kennedy, PhD, Science Magazine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Contains extracts from the pages of Science and is supplemented by contributions from the magazine's editors. This book... [more]

$36.99

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Volcanoes: In America's National Parks

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Volcanoes: In America's National Parks

Robert Decker, Barbara Decker

The Earth: natural history general; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Erupting volcanoes like Kilauea in Hawaii, and sleeping volcanoes like Mount Rainier in Washington State are the core features... [more]

$42.99

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Avalanche!: A pocket guide to understanding and reducing risks from Avalanches

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Avalanche!: A pocket guide to understanding and reducing risks from Avalanches...

Robert Bolognesi

Weather

Paperback

A practical pocket guidebook to help you learn the skill of snow avalanche prediction. Aimed at all winter snow sports enthusiasts,... [more]

$22.95

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The Last Wilderness

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The Last Wilderness

Murray Morgan

History of the Americas; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

First published by The Viking Press and The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1955 --Title page verso. [more]

$42.95  $38.65

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The Wild Boy: A Memoir

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The Wild Boy: A Memoir

Paolo Cognetti

Memoirs; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter

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Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter

Lonnie Dupre, Pam Louwagie

Biography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The dramatic story of one man's ascent of North America's highest peak under the harshest conditions-and the climb that nearly... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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Ojas: Modern Recipes and Ancient Wisdom for Everyday Ayurveda

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Ojas: Modern Recipes and Ancient Wisdom for Everyday Ayurveda

Nira Kehar

Asian history; Health & wholefood cookery; Vegetarian cookery; National & regional cuisine; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Behold--the world's most beautiful ayurvedic cookbook, with 99 modern recipes based on ancient principles of eating seasonally... [more]

$62.95  $56.65

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Weather in Texas: The Essential Handbook

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Weather in Texas: The Essential Handbook

George W. Bomar

Weather

Paperback

Portions of this text were previously published under the titles Texas weather (1983) and Texas weather: Second edition, Revised... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of science; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters; The Earth: natural history general

Audio

Can a single explosion change the course of history? An eruption at the end of the 18th century led to years of climate change... [more]

$59.95  $53.95

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And Soon I Heard A Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air

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And Soon I Heard A Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air

Bill Streever

History of science; History of engineering & technology; Weather

Paperback

A thrilling exploration of the science and history of wind from the bestselling author of Cold. [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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The Terra Incognita Reader: Early Writings from the Great Smoky Mountains

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The Terra Incognita Reader: Early Writings from the Great Smoky Mountains...

Russell T Clement, Ken Wise, Anne Bridges

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Indigenous peoples; Conservation of the environment; The Earth: natural history general

Electronic book text

An essential companion to Terra Incognita: An Annotated Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains, 1544-1934. Anne Bridges, Ken... [more]

$88.95  $80.05

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Weather For Dummies

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Weather For Dummies

John D. Cox

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

Paperback

This guide explains weather topics such as jet streams, tornadoes, El Nino global warming and cloud types. [more]

$34.95

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The Songs Of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs Of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

In THE SONGS OF TREES, award-winning nature writer David Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

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The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Oceanography (seas); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A rich and sweeping exploration into the science and history behind the most mysterious, primal, and powerful force on earth:... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS

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Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS

Lori Armstrong

Meteorology & climatology; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; Weather

Paperback

Explores how geospatial cartography and analysis helps to advance atmospheric science research. Coverage includes data and... [more]

$88.95  $80.05

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Predicting Weather Events with Astrology

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Predicting Weather Events with Astrology

Kris Brandt Riske

Astrology; Weather

Paperback

How to use predictive astrology to forecast the weather [more]

$34.95  $31.45

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The Galapagos

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The Galapagos

Henry Nicholls

The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

$83.95  $75.55

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Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record

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Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record

Errol Fuller

Endangered species & extinction of species; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A photograph of an extinct animal evokes a greater feeling of loss than any painting ever could. This book features photographs... [more]

$54.95  $49.45

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Dictionary Of Global Climate Change, 2nd Edition

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Dictionary Of Global Climate Change, 2nd Edition

W. John Maunder

Reference works; The environment; Weather

Paperback

Written to be accessible to the non-specialist, this is designed to be an essential reference for anyone concerned with climate... [more]

$101.00

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Texas Storms: Tales of Raging Weather in the Lone Star State

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Texas Storms: Tales of Raging Weather in the Lone Star State

Gene Fowler

History of the Americas; Natural disasters; Weather

Paperback

True Texans know Texas is more than a place it's a state of mind. It's an obsession. It simply can't be beat. So pull on your... [more]

$18.95  $16.70

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Earth and the Sun

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Earth and the Sun

Kelley MacAulay

The Earth: natural history general; Educational: Geography; Educational: Sciences, general science

Paperback

Shows how the Sun's light and warmth affect the Earth. This book describes Earth's rotation and tilt, Earth's two poles and... [more]

$16.95  $14.90

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