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  • Rocks, Gems and Mineralsby Paul R. Shaffer; Herbert S. Zim; Raymond Perlman

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    This eBook is best viewed on a color device.   This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: Physical and chemical properties Origins and geologic significance Gems and semiprecious stones How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout,... more...

  • What's that Rock or Mineral?by DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 9.95

    What's That Rock or Mineral? is an indispensable beginner's guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals. more...

  • Northern Wildby David R. Boyd

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    This provocative and illuminating collection of essays presents the most exciting contemporary voices in Canadian nature writing, including some of Canada?s best-known and most distinguished nature writers as well as the most promising new talents. From British Columbia's ancient rain forests to the Miramichi River in New Brunswick to the vast expanses... more...

  • Fossils (Collins Gem)by Douglas Palmer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    This handy guide covers everything you need to know when looking for fossils in any part of Britain and Europe. Many different types of fossilized objects are included, from plants and coral, to insects, birds and dinosaurs. more...

  • Iowa Gems and Minerals in Your Pocketby Paul Garvin; Anthony Plaut

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    From the spiky teeth of a geode containing sparkling quartz crystals, the rich browns and golds of smoky quartz and goethite needles on calcite, and the coral-like branches of plumose barite to the abstract reds and whites of polished agate cabochons, world-class mineral crystals are harvested from the rocks of the Hawkeye State. Collecting these... more...

  • Rocks and Mineralsby Charles A. Sorrell; George F. Sandström

    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...

  • Environmental Value Transferby Ståle Navrud; Richard Ready

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sediment-Hosted Mineral Depositsby J. Parnell; Y. Lianjun; C. Changming

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    This publication consists of papers delivered at an International Symposium of the International Association of Sedimentologists held at Beijing, Peoples' Republic of China in August, 1988. The theme of the symposium was sedimentology related to mineral deposits. more...

  • Shelf Sand and Sandstone Bodiesby D. Swift

    Wiley 2009; US$ 125.00

    Applies the insights gained from the study of the shallow-marine boundary layer and the technology of petroleum exploration to contintnental shelf and continental margin deposits, providing a new viewpoint to the subject. more...