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Rocks & Minerals

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  • Progress in Metamorphic and Magmatic Petrologyby L. L. Perchuk

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 99.00

    This collection of review articles summarises recent scientific achievements int he theory of petrology. more...

  • Improving Natural Resource Managementby Timothy C. Haas

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00

    The decision to implement environmental protection options is a political one. These, and other political and social decisions affect the balance of the ecosystem and how the point of equilibrium desired is to be reached. This book develops a stochastic, temporal model of how political processes influence and are influenced by ecosystem processes and... more...

  • Ecosystem Based Management for Marine Fisheriesby Andrea Belgrano; Charles W. Fowler

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 106.00

    Illustrates how macroecological patterns can be used to develop more effective and holistic management strategies for marine fisheries. more...

  • Comparative Environmental Regionalismby Lorraine Elliott; Shaun Breslin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    This volume focuses on environmental governance as a key issue of analysis, to provide an important new conceptualisation of 'region' and regional power. more...

  • When The Rivers Run Dryby Fred Pearce

    Transworld 2012; US$ 14.45

    The world is running out of water. Even in the UK our reservoirs empty and there are drought warnings and hose pipe bans each year. Some of world's largest rivers now trickle into sand miles from the ocean, exhausted by human need. Water is 'the new oil' - except we can live without oil; there are no alternatives to fresh water. From Kent... more...

  • Nature Guide: Gemsby

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95

    Compact and easy-to-use, Nature Guide: Gems provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples of precious metals, cut stones, and organics. This Smithsonian guide is packed with stunning photography and key information provided by expert contributors. Nature Guide: Gems is carefully structured,... more...

  • Rock & Mineralsby B. Simpson

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 31.95

    A textbook covering the essentials of crystallography, mineralogy, and the igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks for first year undergraduates. It is also suitable for A-level students. more...

  • Glitter & Greedby Janine Farrell-Robert

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 15.95

    Rare, romantic, and forever: The diamond industry depends on these myths to reap billions of dollars of profit. This sensational investigation explodes such fallacies and reveals how multimillion-dollar advertising campaigns create the impression of rarity and romance. It reveals a very secret and unromantic world, one that is dominated and controlled... more...

  • The Field Description of Metamorphic Rocksby Norman Fry

    Wiley 2013; US$ 67.00

    Geological Society of London Handbook Series Edited by Keith Cox Founded in 1807, the Geological Society of London has been publishing since 1845 and now distributes its journal to Fellows throughout the world. This Handbook is published as part of a series of authoritative practical guides to field geology. The Field Description of Metamorphic... more...

  • Alaskaby Walter R. Borneman

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    The history of Alaska is filled with stories of new land and new riches -- and ever present are new people with competing views over how the valuable resources should be used: Russians exploiting a fur empire; explorers checking rival advances; prospectors stampeding to the clarion call of "Gold!"; soldiers battling out a decisive chapter in world... more...