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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
For almost a century, W. A. Bentley caught and photographed thousands of snowflakes in his workshop at Jericho, Vermont, and made available to scientists and art instructors samples of his remarkable work. His painstakingly prepared images were remarkable revelations of nature's diversity in uniformity: no two snowflakes are exactly alike, but... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99
This book describes the latest advances at the Helmholtz ?Earth System Science Research School? where scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, the University of Bremen, and the Jacobs University are involved in research. One of the greatest challenges is understanding ongoing environmental changes. The longer the time scale the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Earth?s climate system depends entirely on the Sun for its energy. Solar radiation warms the atmosphere and is fundamental to atmospheric composition, while the distribution of solar heating across the planet produces global wind patterns and contributes to the formation of clouds, storms, and rainfall. The Sun?s Influence on Climate provides... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
Now in paperback: the runaway British bestseller that has cloudspotters everywhere looking up. Where do clouds come from? Why do they look the way they do? And why have they captured the imagination of timeless artists, Romantic poets, and every kid who's ever held a crayon? Veteran journalist and lifelong sky watcher Gavin Pretor-Pinney reveals... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00
New and unpublished results from the ASOF project First attempt to describe the changing Subarctic Seas as a complete unit Benchmark for the International Polar Year (IPY) and the efforts in understanding Arctic rapid change Editors and leading authors are world experts in the field more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 359.00
What is the important geologic information recorded in Thrust Belts and Foreland Basins (TBFB) on the evolution of orogens? How do they transcript the coupled influence of deep and surficial geological processes? Is it still worth looking for hydrocarbons in foothills areas? These and other questions are addressed in the volume edited by Lacombe, LavA(c),... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
Presents a comprehensive summary of the developments in wind erosion research. This book describes the physics of wind erosion, from particle entrainment to transport and deposition from the viewpoints of fluid dynamics and soil physics. It features the techniques for quantitative wind-erosion prediction through computational modelling. more...
Palaeoweathering, Palaeosurfaces and Related Continental Deposits (Special Publication 27 of the IAS)Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00
The study of palaeoweathering provides vital clues about past continental environments, the correlation of sedimentary deposits and processes such as the rate and timing of uplift and erosion. This volume (based partly on research presented at IGCP 317 Palaeoweathering Records and Palaeosurfaces) contains contributions that use both geochemical and... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 129.00
A synthesis of sedimentary geology and paleoceanography of the South China Sea on the basis of extensive industrial explorations and scientific expeditions culminated with the ODP Leg 184. It offers knowledge about the history of this largest marginal sea in the West Pacific, deep-sea records of evolution and variations of the East Asian monsoon. more...