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

by Speedy Publishing

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...


Meteorites: a southern African perspective

by Ronnie McKenzie

Meteorites are the remnants of meteors from outer space that have survived the corridor of fire through Earth's atmosphere and landed on our planet. This jam-packed book by enthusiast and collector Ronnie McKenzie...


Roadside Geology of Florida

by Jonathan R. Ryan, Thomas M. Scott & Guy H. Means

Visitors planning a trip to Florida may envision the state's entertainment spots, amazing natural areas, and stunning beaches, but they may not consider examining Florida's remarkable geology. Yet, according...


Roadside Geology of Minnesota

by Richard W. Ojakangas

You may have heard that Minnesota's ten thousand lakes are the hoofprints of Paul Bunyan's ox, Babe. "Don't you believe it!" writes Richard Ojakangas, author of the newly released Roadside Geology of Minnesota....


Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park

by Allen F. Glazner & Greg M. Stock

Few places in the nation rival Yosemite National Park for vertigo-inducing cliffs, plunging waterfalls, and stunning panoramic views of granite peaks. Many of the features that visitors find most tantalizing...


Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country

by Marc S. Hendrix

Although it's also known for for wolves, bison, and stunning scenery, Yellowstone National Park was established as the world's first national park in 1872 largely because of its geological wonders. In Geology...


Roadside Geology of Georgia

by Pamela J. W. Gore & William Witherspoon

Ride along with geologists Pamela Gore and Bill Witherspoon on this extraordinary tour of the Peach State's varied terrain. In 35 detailed and densely illustrated road guides, the authors examine Georgia's fascinating...


Roadside Geology of New Jersey

by David P. Harper

Every avid rockhound, student of earth science, and history buff in New Jersey needs a copy of Roadside Geology of New Jersey. Why history? Because iron furnaces, building stones, limekilns, dinosaur fossils,...


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

by J. D. MacDougall

"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...


Gis Open Source

by Luca Casagrande, Alessandro Frigeri, Alessandro Furieri & Ivan Marchesini et al.

The authors are all prominent experts in Open Source GIS in Italy and, in many cases, the international community. They are all professionals with involvement in training and scientific research and are highly...


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

by Tom Koppel

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


Beyond the Stars: Our Origins and the Search for Life in The Universe

by Paolo Saraceno & David Goodstein

What is the origin of the universe? Are we alone in the Universe? Using clear and plain language, the author explores these two interesting scientific-philosophical themes with a broad range of studies, including...


Calculating Catastrophe

by GORDON WOO

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Calculating Catastrophe has been written to explain, to a general readership, the underlying philosophical ideas and scientific...


Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

by Ignatius Donnelly

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...


Geology off the Beaten Track: exploring South Africa's hidden treasures

by Nick Norman

Geology off the beaten track follows on the success of author Nick Norman's earlier Geological Journeys (co-authored with Gavin Whitfi eld), which has sold more than 20 000 copies in the last 6 years. This new...


Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2

by John Allen

2009 Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Biography/Memoir, Me and the Biospheres is the definitive autobiography of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built...


Geology Underfoot Along Colorado's Front Range

by Lon Abbott & Terri Cook

The transition from the relatively flat Great Plains to the craggy peaks of Colorado's Front Range is one of North America's most abrupt topographical contrasts. The epic, 1,800-million-year geologic story behind...


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

by Steven M Holland, Richard Arnold Davis & David L Meyer

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...


Roadside Geology of Yellowstone Country: Second Edition

by William J Fritz & Robert C Thomas

With more than 10,000 geysers, hot springs, fumaroles, and mud pots, as well as cubic mile upon cubic mile of once-incendiary rhyolite, the landscape of Yellowstone Country vividly displays its fiery past and...


Geological Journeys: A traveller's guide to South Africa's rocks and landforms

by Nick Norman

A traveller's guide to South Africa's rocks and landforms