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  • Desastres naturales que marcaron la historia (Unforgettable Natural Disasters)by Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials 2013; US$ 10.99

    The world around us is more powerful than we know. Discover how earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and more have affected people and places around the world. Through Spanish-translated informational text, vivid images, and stunning facts and charts, readers will learn about disasters such as The Great Potato Famine, Hurricane Katrina,... more...

  • Unforgettable Natural Disastersby Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials 2013; US$ 10.99

    The world around us is more powerful than we know. Discover how earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and more have affected people and places around the world. Through informational text, vivid images, and stunning facts and charts, readers will learn about disasters such as The Great Potato Famine, Hurricane Katrina, Mount St. Helens,... more...

  • The Ends of the Worldby Peter Brannen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.99

    As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse of our increasingly dangerous future Our world has ended... more...

  • Natural Hazardsby Edward A. Keller; Duane E. DeVecchio; John Clague

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Natural Hazards focuses on hazards as the interface between humanity and its needs for space and resources, as well as on the ongoing geologic processes of Earth and features many new Canadian examples and discussions while retaining the best U.S. and international illustrations. The third Canadian edition strikes an ideal balance between the scientific... more...

  • Ruthless Tideby Al Roker

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 17.99

    A gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in US history—from New York Times bestselling author, NBC Host, and legendary weather authority Al Roker. May 1889: After a deluge of rainfall—nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours—swelled the Little Conemaugh River, panicked engineers watched helplessly as swiftly... more...

  • Participatory Mangrove Management in a Changing Climateby Rajarshi DasGupta; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book outlines the performance and management of mangroves in the changing climatic scenario of the Asia-Pacific region and draws examples and lessons from the national and community-driven mangrove conservation programs of relevant countries including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines,... more...

  • Migration Imaging of the Transient Electromagnetic Methodby Xiu Li; Guoqiang Xue; Changchun Yin

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 90.94

    This book is based on more than a decade of research the authors have pursued on the pseudo-seismic migration imaging of the transient electromagnetic method, and provides a series of important findings on the theory and applications in this area. It present and analyzes transforming principles, TEM wave field methods, characteristics of the TEM virtual... more...

  • Island in a Stormby Abby Sallenger

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 34.00

    In the mid-nineteenth century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About one hundred miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most prominent members of antebellum Louisiana society. Hundreds of affluent planters and merchants retreated to the island, not just for its pleasures, but also... more...

  • Governing Affectby Roberto E. Barrios

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    Roberto E. Barrios presents an ethnographic study of the aftermaths of four natural disasters: southern Honduras after Hurricane Mitch; New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina; Chiapas, Mexico, after the Grijalva River landslide; and southern Illinois following the Mississippi River flood. Focusing on the role of affect, Barrios examines the ways... more...

  • Advancing Culture of Living with Landslidesby Matjaž Mikoš; Željko Arbanas; Yueping Yin; Kyoji Sassa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 294.12

    This volume contains peer-reviewed papers from the Fourth World Landslide Forum organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), the Global Promotion Committee of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL), University of Ljubljana (UL) and Geological Survey of Slovenia in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 29 to June 2, 2017. The complete... more...