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- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99
The shifting continents of the Earth are heading for inevitable collision: 250 million years from now, all the land masses on this planet will come together in a single, gigantic supercontinent which no human is ever likely to see. That future supercontinent will not be the first to form on Earth, nor will it be the last. Each cycle lasts half a billion... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 133.95
Neil Roberts is Professor of Geography at Plymouth University in the UK and has been Visiting Senior Researcher at Stanford University, CA. His main research interests are in Holocene environmental change, especially lake sediment records of climate and human impact in Mediterranean regions. He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and... more...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65
The eruption of Laki is one of history's great untold natural disasters. The eruption, spewing out a poisionous fog, lasted for eight months, but its effects lingered across Europe for years, causing the death of people as far away as the Nile, and creating famine that may have triggered the French revolution. Island on Fire is the story not only... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 19.99
A gripping account of the environmental crusade to save the world's most endangered species and landscapes--the last best hope for preserving our natural home Scientists worldwide are warning of the looming extinction of thousands of species, from tigers and polar bears to rare flowers, birds, and insects. If the destruction continues, a third... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95
Earth now is dominated by both biogeophysical and anthropogenic processes, as represented in these two images from a simulation of aerosols. Dust (red) from the Sahara sweeps west across the Atlantic Ocean. Sea salt (blue) rises into the atmosphere from winds over the North Atlantic and from a tropical cyclone in the Indian Ocean. Organic and black... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50
Environmental and Low-Temperature Geochemistry presents conceptual and quantitative principles of geochemistry in order to foster understanding of natural processes at and near the earth’s surface, as well as anthropogenic impacts on the natural environment. It provides the reader with the essentials of concentration, speciation... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 79.95
Andrew J. Boulton, University of New England, Armidale, Australia Margaret A. Brock, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia Belinda J. Robson, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia Darren S. Ryder, University of New England, Armidale, Australia Jane M. Chambers, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia Jenny A. Davis, University... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50
The Alps, with their outstanding outcrop conditions, represent a superb natural laboratory for many geological processes, and have played a crucial role in the history of geology. This book gives an up-to-date and holistic overview of the key aspects of Alpine geology. After a brief presentation of the plate tectonic framework, the rock suites are... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00
List of Figures List of Tables Preface and Acknowledgments Contributors Introduction: A New Look at NIMBY Carol Hager Chapter 1. How Do Grassroots Environmental Protests Incite Innovation? Helen M. Poulos Chapter 2. From NIMBY to Networks: Protest and Innovation in German Energy Politics Carol Hager Chapter... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 119.95
A new, holistic transdisciplinary endeavour born in the 21 st century, Sustainability Science: Managing Risk and Resilience for Sustainable Development aims to provide conceptual and practical approaches to sustainable development that help us to grasp and address uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity and dynamic change. Four aspects that permeate... more...