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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Lightning strikes somewhere on the surface of the earth about 100 times every second, and current observations indicate a significant increase in activity in the coming years. This illustrated survey explores the history of lightning, from ancient to modern times. Mythology and observations of lightning damage constituted the extent of lightning... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 90.00
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 9.95
Boiled-down essentials of the top-selling Schaum's Outline series for the student with limited time What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused... 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New and unpublished results from the ASOF project First attempt to describe the changing Subarctic Seas as a complete unit Benchmark for the International Polar Year (IPY) and the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...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
Many scientists today refer to the phenomenon of 'global warming' as 'climate change' because they feel it is a better overall description of the situation. While it is certainly true that the atmosphere is warming up, that is only one part of the problem. As the Earth's atmosphere continues to warm, glaciers and ice caps are melting,... more...