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Great Plains Weather

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Great Plains Weather

Kenneth F. Dewey

History of the Americas; Weather

Paperback

The weather of the Great Plains is extreme and highly variable, from floods to droughts, blizzards to tornadoes. In Great... [more]

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Turned Out Nice Again: On Living With the Weather

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Turned Out Nice Again: On Living With the Weather

Richard Mabey

Weather

Paperback

An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style,... [more]

$24.99

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A Natural History of St. Kilda

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A Natural History of St. Kilda

John Love, David Hamilton

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

In 1697 Martin Martin, a Gaelic-speaking scholar from Skye, travelled to St Kilda to study the island's flora and fauna and... [more]

$74.95  $67.45

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The Nature of Canada

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The Nature of Canada

Colin M. Coates, Graeme Wynn

Environmental archaeology; Conservation of the environment; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

These captivating reflections on the history of our environment and ourselves will make you think differently not only about... [more]

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Field Guide to the Weather: Learn to Identify Clouds and Storms, Forecast the Weather, and Stay Safe

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Field Guide to the Weather: Learn to Identify Clouds and Storms, Forecast...

Ryan Henning

Weather; Active outdoor pursuits

Paperback

This handy reference introduces the basics of meteorology and helps readers to understand and prepare for the weather ahead.... [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition

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Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition

Frank Singleton

Meteorology & climatology; Navigation & seamanship; Weather; Boating

Paperback

This pocket-sized aide-memoire will equip sailors (and other outdoors people) with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.... [more]

$19.99

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Deadly Storms of the Delmarva Coast

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Deadly Storms of the Delmarva Coast

Michael Morgan

Weather

Paperback

Coastal Delaware, Maryland and Virginia have always been vulnerable to the power of storms. In the early nineteenth century,... [more]

$39.99

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Granite and Grace: Seeking the Heart of Yosemite

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Granite and Grace: Seeking the Heart of Yosemite

Michael P. Cohen

Literary essays; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

By creating a dialogue between geological and literary representations, where the geological becomes metaphorical, while science... [more]

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Nature's Calendar: A Year in the Life of a Wildlife Sanctuary

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Nature's Calendar: A Year in the Life of a Wildlife Sanctuary

Colin Rees (Chair of Steering Committee)

Science: general issues; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Fascinating profiles of flora and fauna celebrate the richness and complexity of a unique ecosystem, exploring the entire... [more]

$80.95  $72.85

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Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

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Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Stephen Burt (Department of Meteorology, University of Reading), Tim Burt (Durham University, Durham University, Emeritus Professor)

History: specific events & topics; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Hardback

The Radcliffe Observatory possesses the longest continuous series of single-site weather records in the British Isles, and... [more]

$71.95

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Geology & the lithosphere; Conservation of the environment; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [more]

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Tempest: Hurricane Naming and American Culture

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Tempest: Hurricane Naming and American Culture

Liz Skilton

History of the Americas; Social groups; Gender studies, gender groups; Human geography; Weather

Hardback

Liz Skilton's innovative study tracks the naming of hurricanes over six decades, exploring the interplay between naming practice... [more]

$132.95  $119.65

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Exploring Planetary Climate: A History of Scientific Discovery on Earth, Mars, Venus and Titan

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Exploring Planetary Climate: A History of Scientific Discovery on Earth,...

Ralph D. Lorenz (The Johns Hopkins University)

Solar system: the Sun & planets; Meteorology & climatology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

An accessible and engaging chronological account of the history of climate science and planetary exploration, for students,... [more]

$78.95

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The Wood: The  Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

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The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' from 'indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation'... [more]

$19.99

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Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

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Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the...

Laura Waterman, Guy Waterman

History of the Americas; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness. [more]

$62.95  $56.65

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Copper Geographies: Ignacio Acosta

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Copper Geographies: Ignacio Acosta

,Ignacio Acosta

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

In Copper Geographies, London-based Chilean photographer and researcher Ignacio Acosta (born 1976) investigates the global... [more]

$67.99

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Chirrip: Photo Journey to Costa Rica s Highest Peak

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Chirrip: Photo Journey to Costa Rica s Highest Peak

Arturo Pardo

Photographic reportage; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Chirrip is a visual journey of Central America's coolest pilgrimage. Our newest photographic chronicle inside the sacred... [more]

$81.95  $73.75

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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

Popular science; Weather

Hardback

`This fascinating book reveals the existence and origins of surely one of our species' greatest creations' (MARK VANHOENACKER,... [more]

$39.99

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Sun

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Sun

Sam Usher

Weather; Picture books; General fiction (Children's&YA)

Paperback

A boy and his grandfather set off on a scorching adventure in this companion to Snow and Rain. Full color. [more]

$16.99

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Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

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Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

David Berger

History of the Americas; Oceanography (seas); Wildlife: aquatic creatures; The Earth: natural history general; Local history

Paperback

In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy,... [more]

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

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Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean

Joy McCann

Underwater archaeology; Oceanography (seas); Coral reefs; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The remarkable story of the world's remote Southern, or Antarctic, Ocean [more]

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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

Bryce Andrews

Memoirs; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: mammals; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The story of a grizzly bear named Millie: her life, death, and cubs, and what they reveal about the changing character of... [more]

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Earthquakes

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Earthquakes

Paula Johanson

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

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$32.95  $29.65

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation into the mysteries of the human past by the bestselling author of Fingerprints of the Gods and Magicians of the Gods

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation...

Graham Hancock

History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Prehistoric archaeology; Conspiracy theories; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The concluding volume of the Fingerprints of the Gods trilogy. [more]

$55.00

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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

Pam Houston

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; The environment; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies,... [more]

$85.95  $77.35

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