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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Covering rocks and minerals form around the world?from brilliant Brazilian Aquamarine to Wulfenite from Arizona's Red Cloud Mine?this unique guide was created by Charles A. Sorrell for the serious mineral enthusiast or rock collector. Rocks and Minerals fills the gap between academic texts and... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; Not Available
The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created?William Mulholland?s Los Angeles aqueduct?a story of Gilded Age ambition, hubris, greed, and one determined man who's vision shaped the future and continues to impact us today. In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland conceived and built one... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject. A general introduction is followed by an introduction to rocks covering the three groups: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, plus their formation and occurrence, main characteristics... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1998; US$ 9.95
Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and cultures of Southeast Asia. This Periplus Nature Guide provides an excellent introduction to the full range of superb gemstones mined and processed in the region, their physical characteristics, historical importance and countries of origin. Stunning color photographs... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
This illustrated essay concerns sustainability. Its simple thesis is that trees do not grow to the sky. Basic facts are used to figure Earth?s human carrying capacity. Soft food and hard petroleum limits are reached within present lifetimes. Liquifying other fossil fuels and biofuels cannot make up for future petroleum shortfalls given a world population... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99
Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 310.00
" Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratons " is a sequel to " Precambrian Geology of the USSR " published in 1993 (English edition), in which the main emphasis was on the stratigraphy, magmatism and metamorphism of Precambrian assemblages in both ancient cratons (East European and Siberian) as well as in Phanerozoic fold... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
The transfer of environmental values in time and space has increased rapidly with the use of cost benefit analysis in project evaluation and regulatory assessments. This book covers the developments in this field. It is intended for academics conducting research in this area, practitioners in government agencies and ministries, and others. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 40.00
Las pesquerías contribuyen de manera significativa a la oferta alimentaria mundial, sobre todo de las comunidades rurales pobres de los países en desarrollo, que dependen del pescado y sus derivados como principal fuente de proteína animal. Sin embargo, numerosos stocks y especies pesqueras se están disminuyendo dramáticamente,... more...