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  • Tsunamisby Linda Maria Koldau

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40

    Tsunamis haben nicht nur zu Weihnachten 2004 Hunderttausenden Menschen das Leben gekostet. Linda Maria Koldau erklärt, wie immer wieder Riesenwellen durch unterseeische Erdbeben und Hangrutschungen, Vulkanausbrüche und Meteoriteneinschläge entstehen, und schildert spannend die größten Tsunamis der Weltgeschichte: von der Storegga-Rutschung vor 8000... more...

  • 21 Yaks and a Speedoby Lewis Pugh

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 8.75

    Lewis Pugh knows oceans. He was the first to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, and has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other person in history. He swam across the icy waters of the North Pole to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, and across a glacial lake on Mt Everest to draw attention to... more...

  • Tsunamisby Timothy M. Kusky

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 47.40

    Discusses the many aspects of the generation, movement, and effects of tsunamis. This book includes analysis of the triggering mechanisms for tsunamis, the physics and historical effects, the various warning systems, and individual cases of tsunamis around the world. It features black-and-white photographs and illustrations. more...

  • Waves in the Oceanby P.H. LeBlond; L.A. Mysak

    Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95

    This is a book which will be welcomed not only by researchers and engineers, but also by teachers and students, as it contains the only comprehensive review of the dynamics of ocean waves. Existing books are now either out of date or restricted to specialized aspects of the subject, whereas this book covers all types of ocean waves, ranging from capillary... more...

  • Tsunami Science Four Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamiby Phil R. Cummins; Laura S. L. Kong; Kenji Satake

    Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 89.99

    This volume features select papers from the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly, held July 2007 as well as other contributions from leading scientists. The papers focus on understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. more...

  • Atlantic Water in the Nordic Seasby Waldemar Walczowski

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a wide description of hydrographic conditions in the studied area of the Norwegian and Greenland Seas. It details the warming observed between 2000-2007 as well as the cooling of the Atlantic Water flowing towards the Fram Strait in 2007. more...

  • Discover the Oceansby Lauri Berkenkamp; Chuck Forsman

    Nomad Press 2009; US$ 13.95

    From both a historical and scientific point of view, above and below the surface, this engaging guide brings the world?s oceans to life through fun facts, illustrations, and in-depth information. Interactive activities appear throughout, ranging from making solar stills and simple fishing spears to experimenting with a homemade diving bell and figuring... more...

  • Tsunamiby Richard Hamblyn

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country?s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events... more...

  • Oceansby Donna Latham

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.50

    Investigating the planet?s biomes and examining the modern threats to each ecosystem, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions affect the planet's health. With compare-and-contrast facts and vocabulary-building sidebars, each engaging guide reveals how environmental threats—both human and natural—affect plants... more...

  • Oceansby Dana Desonie

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    Earth's seas play a tremendous role in the planet's systems: Ocean currents transfer water and heat around the globe. Offering photographs and illustrations, this work shows how protecting the oceans requires protecting the entire planet, and describes the importance of setting aside marine reserves to save vital ecosystems. more...