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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
When Lost ?s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed, the survivors found themselves on a seemingly deserted island. In Defoe?s novel, Robinson Crusoe spends twenty-eight years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, while in the movie Castaway Tom Hanks survives over four years on a South Pacific island. And Jurassic Park kept its dinosaur population... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 22.00
"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 126.68
This book discusses coastal problems in locations in Africa and many locations in South and Southeast Asia. It emphasizes land-based and ocean-based activities and studies the impact of events ranging from pollution and climate change to tsunamis and cyclones. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Process and Form in Geomorphology marks a turning point in geomorphological research. Stoddart has brought together a team of the leading international experts to offer important new studies into the processes, theory and history of landforms, and to present a framework for taking research forward into the new millenium. Illustrated throughout,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 126.68
This book gives a new insight into the Carpathian mountain region. In doing so, it includes a broad spectrum of perspectives from different scientific disciplines (both the natural and social sciences) as well as practical knowledge. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 283.99
Fluvial Geomorphology of Great Britain studies the development of river-made land forms, together with the associated fluvial processes. There are many sites of scientific interest and value throughout the UK. The GCR sites described in this volume represent the wide range of fluvial land forms in the UK, and the accounts provide scientific... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 13.99
Ever since the dawn of human history, islands have been at the heart of our desires - and our fears. Drawing on anthropology, literature, biology, art, philosophy and earth science, Island tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands throughout history, and celebrates islands as a central part of the world we live in. With a unique cross-disciplinary... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 126.68
This book examines geomorphological impacts of extreme precipitation events, focusing on the 2010 summer floods in Central and Eastern Europe. Includes case studies from the Polish, Czech and Ukrainian Carpathians, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Croatia and more. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 168.91
This book is about the ?how? of desertification control as opposed to an analysis of the ?why? and fills a gap in the desertification-related literature in that it shows what to do in situations ranging from fixing mobile sands to arresting accelerated soil erosion in sloping lands. There are numerous illustrations to show the successful techniques.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 22.99
The Watershed of Scotland is a line that separates east from west; that divides those river basin areas which drain towards the North Sea on the one hand, and those which flow west into the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It's a line that meanders from Peel Fell on the English border all the way to the top at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats - over... more...