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Rocks & Minerals

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  • Nature Guide: Rocks and Mineralsby

    DK Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    All new text, some re-use images, but no disclaimer needed. This is a new, fresh series of Nature Guides with all-new content. With a clean, modern design, these books are perfect for the beginner naturalist and family reference. From trees to rocks and minerals, and birds to stars and planets, each volume provides a thorough introduction... more...

  • Collecting Rocks, Gems and Mineralsby Patti Polk

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 19.99

    Unlike the dense and highly technical academic tomes that are text-heavy, poorly organized and intimidating, this colorful and easy-to-use reference guide dedicated to collecting rocks, gems and minerals is ideal for readers who want to expand their understanding without getting lost in a labyrinth of science. Beautifully illustrated with 700 color... more...

  • Geochemical Facies Analysisby Warner Ernst

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95

    Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics 11: Geochemical Facies Analysis summarizes research regarding geochemical analysis of sedimentary facies. It demonstrates the extent to which geochemical criteria can be used to interpret sedimentary facies and considers the physicochemical criteria that affect the sediments deposited, including salinity, temperature,... more...

  • THE PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF ROCK MAGNETISMby Frank Stacey

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Solid Earth Geophysics 5: The Physical Principles of Rock Magnetism explores the physical principles of rock magnetism, with emphasis on the properties of finely divided magnetic materials. It discusses the origin and stability of rock magnetizations, the role of remanent magnetism in interpreting magnetic surveys, magnetic anisotropy... more...

  • Woods & Peopleby David Foot

    The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69

    It seems that forests have never been more in the news than they are today. The part played by the tropical forests in sustaining the world's climate is well understood, but they are in drastic decline. Our own prehistoric forest was mostly destroyed thousands of years ago to make way for farming. Only since the First World War have practical measures... more...

  • Lament for an Oceanby Michael Harris

    McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 16.95

    The northern cod have been almost wiped out. Once the most plentiful fish on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland, the cod is now on the brink of extinction, and tens of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada have been left without work by a 1992 moratorium on fishing the stock. Today, the Pacific salmon stocks are in similar trouble ? victims... more...

  • The Ogallala Roadby Julene Bair

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    A love affair unfolds as crisis hits a family farm on the high plains Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas?s beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father?s... more...

  • Who Killed the Grand Banks?by Alex Rose

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99

    In almost the blink of an eye, Canada's east coast cod fishery collapsed completely. The famous Grand Banks fishery was dead. First sounded by European explorers in the late 15th century, the banks were internationally known to be a famous fishing ground for the Northern cod. Sadly, this is no longer the case. While many theories abound surrounding... more...

  • Who Killed the Grand Banks?by Alex Rose

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available

    In almost the blink of an eye, Canada's east coast cod fishery collapsed completely. The famous Grand Banks fishery was dead. First sounded by European explorers in the late 15th century, the banks were internationally known to be a famous fishing ground for the Northern cod. Sadly, this is no longer the case. While many theories abound surrounding... more...

  • Natural Resource Information for Economic Developmentby Raymond F. Mikesell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This book discusses the problems of developing quality information on the availability of natural resources. Originally published in 1969 more...