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Soccertowns: Book 3

by Andres Varela & Carlos F Gonzalez Soccertowns LLC (November 25, 2014)

SoccerTowns is the story of a group of friends who travel and learn about the towns where soccer is played around the world. It starts in the United States and Canada and in the future it will go to many other...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

by James Lawrence Powell Columbia University Press (December 23, 2014)

Over the course of the twentieth century, scientists came to accept four counterintuitive yet fundamental facts about the Earth: deep time, continental drift, meteorite impact, and global warming. When first...


The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

by Donald R. Prothero Columbia University Press (August 25, 2015)

Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...


Reeds Weather Handbook

by Frank Singleton Bloomsbury Publishing (January 02, 2014)

The bestselling Reeds Handbooks are hugely popular with boaters on board and at home, and the Reeds Weather Handbook continues in this same tradition. This essential pocket-sized guide equips the reader with...


Mother Nature Is Awesome (From Volcanoes To Earthquakes): Children's Books for Nature

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (September 30, 2014)

As children see things in our movie theaters and television sets, they are probably often left wondering why they are not able to see some of the scenery in their very own hometowns. This is when they begin...


Dark Winter: How the Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell

by John L. Casey Humanix Books (August 19, 2014)

Climate change has been a perplexing problem for years. In Dark Winter, author John L. Casey, a former White House national space policy advisor, NASA headquarters consultant, and space shuttle engineer tells...


Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

by Narangoa Li & Robert Cribb Columbia University Press (May 13, 2014)

Four hundred years ago, indigenous peoples occupied the vast region that today encompasses Korea, Manchuria, the Mongolian Plateau, and Eastern Siberia. Over time, these populations struggled to maintain autonomy...


The Measure of All Things

by Ken Alder Free Press (July 29, 2014)

In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way...


American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

by Giles Slade New Society Publishers (October 21, 2013)

Seeking higher ground – how rising global temperatures will lead to unprecedented waves of human migration


Foundations of the Earth: Global Ecological Change and the Book of Job

by H.H. Shugart Columbia University Press (July 08, 2014)

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?” God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,” but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green”...


The GMO Deception

by Jeremy Gruber, Sheldon Krimsky & Ralph Nader Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and...


Water from Heaven: The Story of Water From the Big Bang to the Rise of Civilization, and Beyond

by Robert Kandel Columbia University Press (February 05, 2003)

From where—and what—does water come? How did it become the key to life in the universe? Water from Heaven presents a state-of-the-art portrait of the science of water, recounting how the oxygen needed to form...


The Weather Companion: An Album of Meteorological History, Science, and Folklore

by Gary Lockhart Wiley (May 02, 2008)

The Weather Companion An Album of Meteorological History, Science, Legend, and Folklore Throughout history, as farmer, sailor, hunter, and artist, humans have watched and worried about the weather. We have devised...


A Short History of Planet Earth: Mountains, Mammals, Fire, and Ice

by J. D. MacDougall Wiley (May 02, 2008)

"A splendid introduction to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earth's history into a single, lucidly written volume is a major achievement."--Publishers Weekly, starred review.

"Few people...


Biotechnology in Our Lives

by Jeremy Gruber & Sheldon Krimsky Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

For a quarter of a century, the Council for Responsible Genetics has provided a unique historical lens into the modern history, science, ethics, and politics of genetic technologies. Since 1983 the Council has...


Ebb and Flow: Tides and Life on Our Once and Future Planet

by Tom Koppel Dundurn (September 30, 2007)

Drawing on history, science, and personal memories, Koppel demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect all our lives.


The Antidote

by Barry Werth Simon & Schuster (February 04, 2014)

In this timely and much praised book, Barry Werth draws upon inside reporting that spans more than two decades. He provides a groundbreaking close-up of the upstart pharmaceutical company Vertex and the ferocious...


Theory of Satellite Geodesy: Applications of Satellites to Geodesy

by William M. Kaula Dover Publications (December 11, 2012)

Text discusses earth's gravitational field; matrices and orbital geometry; satellite orbit dynamics; geometry of satellite observations; statistical implications; and data analysis.


Snowflakes in Photographs

by W. A. Bentley Dover Publications (August 09, 2012)

Over 850 illustrations of snow crystals, photographed by Bentley during a 50-year period, for use by artists, designers, and craftspeople in a variety of creative projects.


Snow Crystals

by W. A. Bentley & W. J. Humphreys Dover Publications (April 11, 2013)

Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates....


What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?: More Experiments in Atmospheric Physics

by Craig F. Bohren Dover Publications (January 23, 2013)

Abounding in lively writing and fun-filled, easy-to-perform experiments, this illustrated volume makes the fascinating world of atmospheric physics accessible to readers without a scientific background. 1991...


De Re Metallica

by Georgius Agricola Dover Publications (March 18, 2013)

One of the most important scientific classics, and first to offer detailed technical drawings illustrating mining techniques, field research, and the earliest scientific methods. Translated by Herbert Hoover....


Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

by Ignatius Donnelly Dover Publications (March 18, 2013)

This 1882 classic offers an erudite blend of evidence from geologic, oceanographic, and anthropologic studies and remains a captivating work of enthusiasm and imaginative thought. 128 illustrations. Introduction...


Harmonic Proportion and Form in Nature, Art and Architecture

by Samuel Colman Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

A treatise on the laws governing proportional form in both nature and art, this well-illustrated volume features natural organisms and artistic creations in a mathematical study of their constructive principles....


De Natura Fossilium (Textbook of Mineralogy)

by Georgius Agricola Dover Publications (October 01, 2013)

This 1546 publication remains a landmark in geology, with unprecedented classifications by physical property and locality, simple standardized naming system, summaries of earlier studies, and employment of observation...


How Dangerous Is Lightning?

by Christian Bouquegneau & Vladimir Rakov Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

This highly readable survey explores the history of lightning, from ancient myth to modern times. Topics include sources of lightning, physical effects, protection of structures and power lines, and current...


Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry

by Eugene F. Krause Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Fascinating, accessible introduction to unusual mathematical system in which distance is not measured by straight lines. Illustrated topics include applications to urban geography and comparisons to Euclidean...


Making Human Geography

by Kevin R. Cox The Guilford Press (December 17, 2013)

This book cogently examines how human geography has developed from a field with limited self-awareness regarding method and theory to the vibrant study of society and space that it is today. Kevin R. Cox provides...


Climate Change in Bangladesh: Confronting Impending Disasters

by Harun Rasid & Bimal Paul Lexington Books (November 26, 2013)

This book provides an essential interdisciplinary text on climate change and sea level rise in Bangladesh for undergraduate and graduate students of geography, environmental studies, sociology, anthropology,...


Troubled Geographies: A Spatial History of Religion and Society in Ireland

by Ian N. Gregory, Niall A. Cunningham, Paul S. Ell & Christopher D. Lloyd et al. Indiana University Press (December 27, 2013)

Ireland's landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in...


When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions

by George R. McGhee Jr. Columbia University Press (October 22, 2013)

The invasion of land by ocean-dwelling plants and animals was one of the most revolutionary events in the evolution of life on Earth, yet the animal invasion almost failed—twice—because of the twin mass extinctions...


A Sea without Fish: Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region

by Steven M Holland, Richard Arnold Davis & David L Meyer Indiana University Press (March 04, 2009)

The region around Cincinnati, Ohio, is known throughout the world for the abundant and beautiful fossils found in limestones and shales that were deposited as sediments on the sea floor during the Ordovician...


The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship

by David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan & Trevor M. Harris Indiana University Press (June 10, 2010)

Geographic information systems (GIS) have spurred a renewed interest in the influence of geographical space on human behavior and cultural development. Ideally GIS enables humanities scholars to discover relationships...


The Ethics of Food: A Reader for the Twenty-First Century

by Gregory E. Pence Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 29, 2001)

In The Ethics of Food, Gregory E. Pence brings together a collection of voices who share the view that the ethics of genetically modified food is among the most pressing societal questions of our time. This...


Philosophy and Geography II: The Production of Public Space

by Jonathan M. Smith, Andrew Light, Mario Pascalev & Matthew Gorton et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 1997)

Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in...


The Beach Book: Science of the Shore

by Carl Hobbs Columbia University Press (June 12, 2012)

For those with a curiosity about shores or a desire to better understand them, The Beach Book shares the basic science behind waves, tides, sea level, sand dunes, salt marshes, and beach erosion. It tells sunbathers...


Landscapes in Music: Space, Place, and Time in the World's Great Music

by David B. Knight Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 26, 2006)

Using landscape as its unifying concept, this engaging book explores orchestral music that represents real and imagined physical and cultural spaces, natural forces, and humans and wildlife. Spanning continents...


Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

by Richard Sherlock & John D. Morrey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2002)

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Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

by Donald R. Prothero, Daniel Loxton & Michael Shermer Columbia University Press (August 21, 2012)

Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures. Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience. Now comes a book from...


Soundings

by Hali Felt Henry Holt and Co. (July 02, 2013)

Her maps of the ocean floor have been called "one of the most remarkable achievements in modern cartography", yet no one knows her name.

Soundings is the story of the enigmatic, unknown woman behind one of the...


The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things

by Hannah Holmes Wiley (August 18, 2009)

Hannah Holmes A mesmerizing expedition around our dusty world

Some see dust as dull and useless stuff. But in the hands of author Hannah Holmes, it becomes a dazzling and mysterious force; Dust, we discover,...


Caribbean Geography: A Scholarly Bibliography

by Thomas A. Rumney Scarecrow Press (May 18, 2012)

The lands and waters of the Caribbean region have stimulated an extensive body of research and writing across the many fields of geography. This book collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly...


Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

by Xiaoming Wang, Lawrence J. Flynn & Mikael Fortelius Columbia University Press (May 14, 2013)

The first textbook devoted to the late Cenozoic (Neogene) mammalian biostratigraphy and geochronology of Asia, this volume deploys cutting edge biostratigraphical and geochemical dating methods to map the emergence...