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  • Adaptive Collaborative Approaches in Natural Resource Governanceby Hemant R. Ojha; Andy Hall; Rasheed Sulaiman V

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    The purpose of this book is to showcase a range of approaches that consider learning and collaboration as central processes in agriculture and natural resources governance and management. These include four related and overlapping adaptive collaborative approaches ? Adaptive Collaborative Management, Participatory Action Research, Social Learning... more...

  • Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries: A Handbookby Jack Calder

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 12.50

    IMF economists work closely with member countries on a variety of issues. Their unique perspective on country experiences and best practices on global macroeconomic issues are often shared in the form of books on diverse topics such as cross-country comparisons, capacity building, macroeconomic policy, financial integration, and globalization. more...

  • Alaskaby Walter R. Borneman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry, and Typomorphismby Mikhail Ostrooumov

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00

    Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Typomorphism provides in-depth coverage of the geological setting, mineralogy, chemistry,spectroscopic parameters, typomorphic features, and potential technological and economical uses associated with amazonite discovery. Featuring detailed characterization of the geological settings of amazonite, as... more...

  • Au, U, Fe, Mn, Hg, Sb, W, and P Depositsby Author Unknown

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Strata-Bound and Stratiform Ore Deposits, Volume 7: Au, U, Fe, Mn, Hg, Sb, W, and P Deposits focuses on the characteristics, properties, origins, and structures of Au, U, Fe, Mn, Hg, Sb, W, and P deposits. The selection first elaborates on gold in the Proterozoic sediments of South Africa, nature of the Witwatersrand gold-uranium deposits,... more...

  • Beginner's Guide to Gemmologyby Peter G Read

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Beginner's Guide to Gemmology presents the profiles of the principal gem materials. This book discusses the interesting characteristics of gemstones as the growing consumer market jewelry resulted in increased sales of gem testing instruments. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the development of the science of gemmology.... more...

  • Bentonitesby Ralph E. Grim; Necip Guven

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 165.00

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  • Bibliography and Ore Occurrence Databy Author Unknown

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Strata-Bound and Stratiform Ore Deposits, Volume 10: Bibliography and Ore Occurrence Data Indexes, Volumes 8-10 focuses on bibliography and ore occurrence data indexes. The selection first elaborates on the supplementary bibliography of strata-bound and stratiform ore deposits from 1974-1978, including information on antimony, bismuth,... more...

  • The Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons; Naisha Ahsian; Hazel Ravel

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific... more...

  • Calcretes (Reprint Series Volume 2 of the IAS)by V. P. Wright; M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    Calcretes are an important component of many ancient fluvial, lacustrine and shallow-marine carbonate sequences, and they are widely developed in many parts of the world at the present time. Calcretes are useful to the earth scientist involved in reconstructing ancient environments, palaeoclimates and palaeographics, and they may also reveal details... more...