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Rocks & Minerals

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  • Rockhounding New Englandby Peter Cristofono

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 20.99

    New England is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. This book provides detailed... more...

  • Discover Nature in the Rocksby Rebecca Lawton; Diana Lawton; Susan Panttaja; Irene Guidici Ehret

    Stackpole Books 1997; US$ 16.99

    A friendly introduction to hands-on study of nature in your own backyard. Simple activities for all ages. more...

  • The Rock and Gem Bookby Dan Green

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and... more...

  • Water and the California Dreamby David Carle

    Counterpoint 2016; US$ 16.95

    Imported water has transformed the Golden State?s environment and quality of life. Land ownership patterns and real estate boosterism dramatically altered both urban and rural communities across the entire state. The key has been redirecting water from the Eastern Sierra, the Colorado River, and Northern California rivers. Whoever brings the water,... more...

  • Resource Use, Development and Environment Interfaces and Implicationsby Ravi S. Singh

    YS Books International 2015; US$ 64.99

    Ravi S. Singh (PhD) is Professor at the Department of Geography, Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi, UP), India. Prof. Singh has several international as well as national academic publications in reputed journals and research series, many of them cross-disciplinary, to his credit. His major publications include Paths of Development in Arunachal Pradesh... more...

  • Hydrology of the Hawaiian Islandsby L. Stephen Lau; John F. Mink

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 61.00

    Why is groundwater the predominant drinking water source in Hawaii? Why are groundwater sources susceptible to pesticide contamination? How long does it take for water in the mountains to journey by land and underground passages to reach the coast? Answers to questions such as these are essential to understanding the principles of hydrology?the science... more...

  • Buying Timeby Kaz Makabe

    University Press of New England 2017; Not Available

    The failure of complex systems, and the future of energy more...

  • The Man Who Thought He Owned Waterby Tershia d'Elgin

    University Press of Colorado 2016; US$ 23.95

    The Man Who Thought He Owned Water is author Tershia d?Elgin?s fresh take on the gravest challenge of our time?how to support urbanization without killing ourselves in the process. The gritty story of her family?s experience with water rights on its Colorado farm provides essential background about American farms, food, and water administration... more...

  • Geological Structuresby Chris Pellant; Helen Pellant

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Geological Structures is an easy-to-use, highly informative photographic field guide that introduces the great variety of geological structures to be found all around us. The authors' beautiful photography, extended captions and accessible text make interpreting and understanding geological structures simple, whether you're an amateur enthusiast... more...

  • El manejo de las pesquerías en ríos de Sudaméricaby Danny Pinedo; Carlos Soria

    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...