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  • Speleothem Scienceby Ian J. Fairchild; Andy Baker

    Wiley 2012; US$ 130.00 US$ 112.67

    Speleothems (mineral deposits that formed in caves) are currently giving us some of the most exciting insights into environments and climates during the Pleistocene ice ages and the subsequent Holocene rise of civilizations. The book applies system science to Quaternary environments in a new and rigorous way and gives holistic explanations the relations... more...

  • Evolvedby Maximilian Werner; John Alcock

    Torrey House Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    With startling insights, Werner explores how our Pleistocene instincts inform our everyday decisions and behaviors in this modern day Walden. more...

  • Mediterranean Mountain Environmentsby Ioannis Vogiatzakis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 110.95 US$ 96.16

    Mediterranean mountains exhibit many similarities in their biotic ecological, physical and environmental characteristics. There are also many differences in terms of their human colonization pattern, historic land uses and current anthopogenic pressures.  This book provides an introduction to these environments of mountainous areas in the... more...

  • Geomorphic Analysis of River Systemsby Kirstie A. Fryirs; Gary J. Brierley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 95.95 US$ 83.16

    Filling a niche in the geomorphology teaching market, this introductory book is built around a 12 week course in fluvial geomorphology. ‘Reading  the landscape’ entails making sense of what a riverscape looks like, how it works, how it has evolved over time, and how alterations to one part of a catchment may have secondary consequences... more...

  • Trapped!by Robert K. Murray; Roger W. Brucker

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 22.00

    "When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation... more...

  • The Carpathians: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainabilityby Jacek Kozak; Ostapowicz Katarzyna; Andrzej Bytnerowicz; Bartlomiej Wyzga

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 131.90

    This book gives a new insight into the Carpathian mountain region. In doing so, it includes a broad spectrum of perspectives from different scientific disciplines (both the natural and social sciences) as well as practical knowledge. more...

  • Fluvial Geomorphology of Great Britainby K.J. Gregory

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 295.70

    Fluvial Geomorphology of Great Britain studies the development of river-made land forms, together with the associated fluvial processes. There are many sites of scientific interest and value throughout the UK. The GCR sites described in this volume represent the wide range of fluvial land forms in the UK, and the accounts provide scientific... more...

  • Ribbon of Wildnessby Peter Wright

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 16.99

    The Watershed of Scotland is a line that separates east from west; that divides those river basin areas which drain towards the North Sea on the one hand, and those which flow west into the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It's a line that meanders from Peel Fell on the English border all the way to the top at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats - over... more...

  • Mountain World in Dangerby Sten Nilsson; David Pitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The changing climate, the warming of the world and acid rain are among the greatest problems facing us at the end of the twentieth century. This book describes, for the first time, the effects of these phenomena on the high mountains and the forests of Europe. Mountains and the frozen regions (the cryosphere) not only play a major part in our climatic... more...

  • Karstologyby Eric Gilli

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Karst landscapes are home to 25 percent of the world?s drinking water supplies, and in many countries water supply is highly dependent on karst aquifers. Their unique structures, containing many voids, are a particular problem for building corporations and land developers. This book, written by the well-known karstologist Eric Gilli, presents a diverse... more...