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- Springer 2008; US$ 96.00
This long-anticipated monograph honoring scientist and teacher Fred Sanders includes 16 articles by various authors as well as dozens of unique photographs evoking Fred's character and the vitality of the scientific community he helped develop through his work. Editors Lance F. Bosart (University at Albany/SUNY) and Howard B. Bluestein (University... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
British author Daniel Defoe is known as one of the early innovators of the book-length novel, especially in his works Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe. In The Storm, Defoe creates another literary landmark -- the first modern example of long-form journalism. In the book, Defoe, drawing on firsthand accounts, records the impact and aftermath of The... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 7.28
Climate policy hits Turf Moor: follow Burnley's adventure in Europe and their roller-coaster struggle for survival in the Premiership while racing through an unconventional take on climate policy. This is a funny book, written in the earthy and irreverent language of the terraces. But it has a serious subtext – about climate change. It's a series... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
Now in its second edition, Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation. Topics covered include: -Energy systems-The hydrological cycle-General circulation, local and regional climate-Application... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31
The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. One reason is that saving energy is like squeezing a balloon: reductions in one place lead to increases elsewhere.... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Outside of yoga class, we don?t pay too much attention to the air we take in every day. Long one of the essential elements to life on earth?from the atmospheric composition that gave life to the coal-forming forests some three hundred million years ago to the air that fuels our most important technologies today?we think little of its incredible properties.... more...
Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction MeasuresDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 47.51
Maritime container transport accounts for approximately 90 percent of global trade volumes. Largest container vessels represent challenges for container ports, such as the required draft of 15.5 meters. In order to be competitive, many ports try to integrate in global supply chains. Furthermore, environmental issues play a growing role in the maritime... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 33.78
Waldbrände, Flutkatastrophen, Erderwärmung ? ein Phänomen des 21. Jahrhunderts? Oder bestimmt der Klimawandel nicht schon immer den Weg des Menschen? Mit dieser brandaktuellen Fragestellung befasst sich der Geowissenschaftler Frank Sirocko, doch nicht mit dem Ziel, die Zukunft vorherzusagen, sondern vielmehr um einen Blick weit zurück in die Vergangenheit... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 17.95
Im Verlauf des 18. Jahrhunderts wurde in wissenschaftlich interessierten Kreisen immer wieder der Wunsch laut, die äusserst heterogenen Masse und Gewichte zu homogenisieren. Die Gelehrten störten sich zunehmend an den gebräuchlichen, über Jahrhunderte gewachsenen lokalen Masssystemen. Diese anthropomorphen Masse, wie der Fuss oder die Elle, behinderten... more...