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- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
This timely study is concerned with the current record of sea-level changes during the past 10,000 years; their rates, and our ability to estimate these changes accurately. The author begins with an extensive introduction to the subject, covering the historical background and the possible causes of sea-level changes and the main methods used to reconstruct... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 64.80
In recent years, large earthquakes in the circum-Pacific region have repeatedly demonstrated its particular vulnerability to this potentially devastating natural hazard, including the M ~ 9.2 Northern Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of 2004 which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300,000 people. In the late-1990s, major advancements in seismic research... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95
With its integrated and cohesive coverage of the current research, Magmatic Systems skillfully explores the physical processes, mechanics, and dynamics of volcanism. The text utilizes a synthesized perspective--theoretical, experimental, and observational--to address the powerful regulatory mechanisms controlling the movement of melts and cooling,... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 24.99
The story of shrimp is as delicious as the creatures themselves. Renowned nature writers Jack and Anne Rudloe tell that story with passion, revealing a hidden history that has spanned millennia. You?ll discover the human stories and heritage behind centuries of shrimping, around the world; meet the most remarkable of the world?s 4,000 species of shrimp;... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
Katrina's arrival on the Gulf Coast was a long time in coming. But it was assured. Since 1965, when Hurricane Betsy struck New Orleans, breached a levee, and flooded part of the city, everyone was waiting and talking about when the Big One would strike and do even more damage. Katrina was that hurricane, predictedand imagined before she struck, but... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 129.61
This book is dedicated to the study of the structure, as well as the transport, of deep and bottom waters through underwater channels in the Atlantic Ocean. The study is based on recent observations, analysis of historical data, and a literature review. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 118.80
Here is an interdisciplinary overview of the role the world?s ocean?s play as a ?carbon sink?, and how this relates to climate change. It analyzes a range of topics from the impact of conurbations on the CO2 content of nearby seas to sequestration technology. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95
Ocean Currents is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current ocean current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles-all written by experts in their field-focuses on key ocean current concepts. Its topics include ocean currents,... more...