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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
The oceans exert a vital moderating influence on the Earth's climate system. They provide inertia to the global climate, essentially acting as the pacemaker of climate variability and change, and they provide heat to high latitudes, keeping them habitable. Climate and the Oceans offers a short, self-contained introduction to the subject. This illustrated... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
The rather excessive public preoccupation of the immediate past with what has been labeled the 'environmental crisis' is now fortunately being replaced by a more sus tained and rational concern with pollution problems by public administrators, engineers, and scientists. It is to be expected that members of the engineering profes sion will in the... more...
- Feral House 2014; US$ 21.99
The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why. more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 11.99
A bracing and beguiling quest for the world's deepest, purest snowfall that takes us from carrot-nosed snowmen in frosty gardens to the most perilous peaks on earth - a book that does for the white stuff what Robert Macfarlane did for mountains. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
The bestselling Reeds Handbooks are hugely popular with boaters on board and at home, and the Reeds Weather Handbook continues in this same tradition. This essential pocket-sized guide equips the reader with all the tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions, whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the coast or further... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
Featuring 3,000 essential facts and figures, this entertaining and informative guide to the world's weather explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From sandstorms to monsoons, avalanches to solar storms, rainbows to tornadoes, this concise but comprehensive book explores the whats, whys, wheres, hows and whens. - How... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
Heavy Weather Sailing has long reigned as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The book brings together a wealth of expert advice from many of the great sailors of the present, including fresh accounts of yachts overtaken by extreme weather, from Ewan Southby Tailyour, Alex Whitworth, Peter... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 21.99
Most boating is done in coastal waters, yet being close to land can often present greater dangers than sailing offshore. Near to the coast, sea conditions are more complex: winds and currents change in strength and direction, often unpredictably, waves are distorted by shallows, and even in fine weather there are tidal races, tricky headlands and other... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99
The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by professional forecasts to assess for themselves what the coming weather is likely to be. This handbook has been the standard reference... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2014; US$ 21.65
How you can forecast the weather by the moon. Weather forecasting by the moon has been practised for thousands of years and almanacs were once a common feature of rural life, foretelling storms, floods, and droughts. Ken Ring's mathematical theory that revives the old idea about the moon influencing the weather has provoked a great deal of public... more...