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  • Lords of Miseryby John H Cully

    Fast Print Publishing 2013; US$ 6.55

    From the Frying Pan into the Fire. Lords of Misery is the true story of one mans journey to find Eden. Leaving his troubled land he travels East only to find that his Eden turns into a nightmare. In the years that follow he discovers some interesting facts that may have been the reason why he almost lost his life. more...

  • Protecting New Health Facilities from Natural Disastersby PAHO

    Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 14.00

    This is the premise of the Guidelines for Vulnerability Reduction in the Design of New Health Facilities for those responsible for management, design, construction and inspection of new health facilities projects. The current publication is an overview of those guidelines and includes recommendations on how to promote their use among national authorities,... more...

  • Love Always, Petraby Petra Nemcova; Jane Scovell

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 12.99

    Model Petra Nemcova's charmed life was changed forever when the tsunami swept her boyfriend away, and left her with a broken pelvis and clinging to a tree for nearly eight hours. All of her proceeds from this book will be donated to the Give2Asia/Happy Hearts Fund helping to rebuild the areas hardest hit. more...

  • Seismic Inverse Q Filteringby Yanghua Wang

    Wiley 2009; US$ 191.95

    Seismic inverse Q filtering is a data processing technology for enhancing the resolution of seismic images. It employs a wave propagation reversal procedure that compensates for energy absorption and corrects wavelet distortion due to velocity dispersion. By compensating for amplitude attenuation, seismic data can provide true relative-amplitude... more...

  • An Introduction to Seismological Researchby Benjamin F. Jr Howell

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 56.00

    A study of seismological concepts, how they originated and how they form our modern understanding of the science. more...

  • Human Casualties in Earthquakesby Robin Spence; Emily So; Charles Scawthorn

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.00

    This is the first book dealing specifically with human casualties in natural disasters. It draws on the new evidence to summarize current trends in the understanding of the factors influencing the numbers and types of human casualties in disasters. more...

  • Cascadia's Faultby Jerry Thompson; Simon Winchester

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 26.00

    There’s a crack in the earth’s crust that runs roughly 31 miles offshore, approximately 683 miles from northern California up through Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia. The Cascadia Subduction Zone has generated massive earthquakes over and over again throughout geologic time—at least 36 major events in the last 10,000... more...

  • Landslidesby S. Mambretti

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 130.00

    This volume is the second of the Series the Publisher decided to launch to cover different aspects related to Safety and Security Engineering. The volume is devoted to landslides; this geological phenomenon includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rock falls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows. Although the action of gravity is... more...

  • Solar Flaresby Whitley Strieber

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 3.99

    There is a force out there that could destroy our world in minutes. . . . Solar flares?brief bursts of radiation from our sun?have always existed and have never been particularly dangerous. Nature hasn?t changed. But we have. By making our world so dependent on electricity delivered by huge, unprotected power grids we have inadvertently placed... more...

  • Trappedby Martin van Beynen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.78

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