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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system. It is fully... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Drylands, which cover over half the world's area, have witnessed rapid development, exploitation and change with the discovery of mineral reserves, urbanization and population growth. Environmental management is critical to the conservation and sustainable use of resources. This comprehensive text offers a systematic study of the physical nature of... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Sand. Cacti. Lizards. Mirages. Deserts call to mind exotic places, a sense of adventure and freedom, but also thirst and desolation. In Desert , Roslynn D. Haynes takes a fresh look at this geographical feature and cultural entity as it becomes an increasingly threatened environment. Considering the immense geographical diversity of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Lands lost to desert may effectively be lost for ever, so desertification is humanity's most obvious despoliation to the planet. It is certainly one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world today. In this book the author describes what is happening and where. Although the problem is greatest in developing countries, it is by no means... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 49.95
Below the live oaks, palm trees, cypress swamps, and springs, water is slowly wearing away the limestone bedrock of Florida. The erosion is often unseen, and over time it can result in shocking cave-ins like the destructive spectacle of the 1981 Winter Park sinkhole. Florida Sinkholes --the first comprehensive book on the subject--is an easy-to-follow... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Mendip: Cheddar, Its Gorge and Caves describes the landscape and historical background of the Swildon?s Hole at Priddy. This book is divided into nine chapters that discuss the Cox?s Cave and the story of discovery at Cheddar. It looks into the condition of the Gough?s cave and the archaeological findings made at the Long Hole which used to be the... more...