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  • Geotechnikby Konrad Kuntsche

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 20.42

    Das in der 2. Auflage erscheinende Lehrbuch zur Geotechnik wurde unter Beibehaltung des praxisbezogenen Konzepts grundlegend überarbeitet. Fragen, Beispiele und Übungsaufgaben unterstützen die Einarbeitung in die Thematik. Unter Berücksichtigung der aktuellen Normung wurden Abschnitte zur Felsmechanik, Bauausführung und zu Schäden im Gründungsbereich... more...

  • Climate Change and the Future of Sustainabilityby Muyiwa Adaramola

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Renewable resources such as wind, solar, and geothermal are often perceived as being the answer to the fossil fuel crisis. Ironically, however, climate change may also negatively impact on these energy sources. All forms of renewable energy are somewhat sensitive to climate variation. This new compendium looks at the impact of renewable resources... more...

  • Stormby John Withington

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 24.95

    Gales, cyclones, blizzards, tornados, and hurricanes?few things demonstrate the awesome power of nature like a good storm. Devastating, diverse, and sometimes appearing completely out of nowhere, storms are also a source of both scientific and aesthetic wonder. In this book, John Withington takes an in-depth and unique look at the nature of storms... more...

  • Making Sense of Weather and Climateby Mark Denny

    Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    How do meteorologists design forecasts for the next day?s, the next week?s, or the next month?s weather? Are some forecasts more likely to be accurate than others, and why? Making Sense of Weather and Climate takes readers through key topics in atmospheric physics and presents a cogent view of how weather relates to climate, particularly climate-change... more...

  • Full Fathom Fiveby Gordon Chaplin; Stan Waterman

    Arcade Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Not since Jacques Cousteau has anyone brought us the sense of the ocean as our home . . . Far more than a science book.? San Francisco Book Review Gordon Chaplin?s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and transformed himself into the author of a landmark scientific study, Fishes of the Bahamas... more...

  • Grundlagen der Geotechnikby Hans-Henning Schmidt; Roland Fritz Buchmaier; Carola Vogt-Breyer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.52

    Die vorangegangene 4. Auflage des Buches wurde umfassend an die neuen deutschen und europäischen Regelwerke angepasst. In der jetzt vorliegenden 5. Auflage wurden weitere Aktualisierungen und Überarbeitungen berücksichtigt. Das Buch ist somit auf dem aktuellsten Stand von Forschung und technischem Fortschritt. Neben dem Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Studiengänge... more...

  • Coastal Stormsby Paolo Ciavola; Oscar Ferreira

    Wiley 2017; US$ 148.50 US$ 128.70

     Coastal Storms will provide a comprehensive introduction to storms and associated impacts, including meteorological coastal storm definitions and related potential consequences. Storm induced erosion and coastline retreat, overwash, coastal inundation, estuarine and bay flooding. Structures overtopping and damage will be explained taking into... more...

  • Advances in Weather Forecastingby Kevin A. Teague; Nicole Gallicchio

    Wiley 2017; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    There is a growing fear and concern over global warming and the influence it is having on weather patterns. The media has played a leading role in increasing this fear, but has also been valuable in collecting video and first-hand accounts of increased global extreme weather events. Weather events have always occurred, but now with new technology... more...

  • Can Science Fix Climate Change?by Mike Hulme

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22

    Climate change seems to be an insurmountable problem. Political solutions have so far had little impact. Some scientists are now advocating the so-called ‘Plan B’, a more direct way of reducing the rate of future warming by reflecting more sunlight back to space, creating a thermostat in the sky.    In this book, Mike Hulme... more...

  • Climate in Contextby Adam S. Parris; Gregg M. Garfin; Kirstin Dow; Ryan Meyer; Sarah L. Close

    Wiley 2016; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33

    Society is increasingly affected by climate impacts, from prolonged water shortages to damaging coastal floods and wildfires. Scientists studying climate variations are eager to have their knowledge used in adaptive decision making. To achieve this, science and society must engage productively around complex management and policy challenges. For over... more...