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- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Islandology is a fast-paced, fact-filled comparative essay in critical topography and cultural geography that cuts across different cultures and argues for a world of islands. The book explores the logical consequences of geographic place for the development of philosophy and the study of limits (Greece) and for the establishment of North Sea democracy... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
In this thesis, coupling between the delivery of slope material into valley floors and river erosion is considered to be a factor in the evolution of mid-altitude, forested mountains. Analyses of slope-channel interactions were made in ten small catchments with particular emphasis on landsliding-erosion feedback. An original, new dendrogeomorphic approach... more...
- Freight Books 2014; US$ 14.99
A fascinating and moving account of walking in the footsteps of others, and a masterwork of travel writing In 1952, Linda Cracknell's father embarked on a hike through the Swiss Alps. It was the last walk he would ever take. Linda retraces that fateful journey 50 years later, following the trail of the man she barely knew. This collection... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Compiled by paranormal investigator Gregor Stewart, this book contains a chilling range of spooky tales from around Kirkcaldy. From haunted public houses, which have left both customers and staff terrified, to the ruins of ancient Ravenscraig Castle, which still attract a mysterious visitor many years after their death, this collection of ghostly... more...
System Engineering Applied to Fuenmayor Karst Aquifer (San Julián de Banzo, Huesca) and Collins Glacier (King George Island, Antarctica)Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This thesis tackles fundamental questions concerning the discharge of a pre-Pyrenean karst aquifer system and an Antarctic glacier system, utilizing a system engineering methodology and data-driven approach. It presents for the first time a simplified and effective linear transfer function for karst aquifers. The author provides detailed wavelet spectrum... more...
- Galore Park 2014; US$ 23.98
This Geography for Common Entrance: Physical Geography ISEB-endorsed textbook provides a thorough and comprehensive introduction to mapwork and fieldwork skills, as well as covering environmental issues, tectonic processes, economic activities, and location knowledge. Featuring clear explanations throughout, it also contains exercises to challenge... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 139.95
Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards covers the vulnerability of human and environmental systems to climate change and eight natural hazards: earthquakes, floods, landslides, avalanches, forest fires, drought, coastal erosion, and heat waves. This book is an important contribution to the field, clarifying terms and investigating the... more...
- BlueBridge 2014; US$ 13.99
Islands have been at the heart of our desires, and our fears, forever. *Island* tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands, and islands and nature, from the beginning of time to the present. Drawing on history, literature, art, anthropology, biology, and earth science, *Island* explores the human settlement of islands—including the seafaring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
The plate tectonics revolution in the earth sciences has provided a valuable new framework for understanding long-term landform development. This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale processes and phenomena. Integrating global tectonics into the study... more...