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Earth (07 Edition)
Earth (07 Edition)
by James F. Luhr
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From space, Earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colors, patterns, textures, and abstract forms. Views from above can also provide telling information about the health of our planet. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country (Roadside Geology)
by William Fritz
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Professional geologists write and edit the "Roadside Geology" books for people who are not geologists but would like to learn something about the rocks and landforms around them. Each book begins with an introductory chapter that briefly reviews the... (read more)

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Natural Disasters (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
Natural Disasters (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Patrick Leon Abbott
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Natural Disasters, 8th edition, is marked by major changes in organization and expanded coverage of weather and climate. The discussion of natural disasters is based on 4 main energy flows: 1) Earth's internal energy flow underlies earthquakes and... (read more)

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Volcanoes (4TH 06 Edition)
Volcanoes (4TH 06 Edition)
by Robert Decker
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The most affordable, informative text available on the intricate anatomy of volcanoes, this concise paperback is the ideal text for classes in geology, atmospheric science and geography.  Beautifully illustrated with both art and incredibly photos... (read more)

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Assembling California
Assembling California
by John Mcphee
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At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis. The result of these trips is Assembling California, a cross-section in human... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Montana (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Montana (Roadside Geology)
by David D Alt
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (read more)

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Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
by John Eliot Allen
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The OpenBook Series highlights Ooligan Press's commitment to transparency on our road toward sustainable publishing. We believe that disclosing the impacts of the choices we make will not only help us avoid unintentional greenwashing, but also serve to... (read more)

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The Seashell on the Mountaintop
The Seashell on the Mountaintop
by Alan Cutler
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Seventeenth-century scientists were baffled: How did the fossils of seashells find their way to the tops of mountains? Nicolaus Steno, hailed by Stephen Jay Gould as "the founder of geology," solved the puzzle, looking directly at the clues left in the... (read more)

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The Map That Changed the World
The Map That Changed the World
by Simon Winchester
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In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of rocks as they dipped and rose and fell -- clear across England... (read more)

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The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks
The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks
by Dougal Dixon
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Via words and pictures, this book explores the Earth's formation and development, the substances that compose the planet, movements within the Earth, and much more. 200 four-color photos; line drawings throughout. Index.... (read more)

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Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Study of the Northwest
Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Study of the Northwest
by David D Alt
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The tale of the Northwest's geology began more than two billion years ago when an ancient continent split, creating oceanfront property in what is now western Idaho. Pacific islands mashed into that coastline, making large parts of Washington and Oregon.... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
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Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Groundwater Science (02 - Old Edition)
Groundwater Science (02 - Old Edition)
by Charles Fitts
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Groundwater Science is a well organized, clearly written resource for students and professionals seeking comprehensive treatment of hydrogeology. This volume introduces groundwater's role in the hydrologic cycle and in water supply, contamination, and... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
by David D Alt
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"[It] provides a handy and understandable account, either to read at home, or to carry along on trips."-Oregon Historical... (read more)

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Natural Resource Conservation (10TH 10 Edition)
Natural Resource Conservation (10TH 10 Edition)
by Daniel D. Chiras
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This comprehensive book describes the ecological principles, policies, and practices required to create a sustainable future. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to these problems that make sense from social, economic, and... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Arizona (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Arizona (Roadside Geology)
by Halka Chronic
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (read more)

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Rough-hewn Land: a Geologic Journey From California To the Rocky Mountains (13 Edition)
Rough-hewn Land: a Geologic Journey From California To the Rocky Mountains (13 Edition)
by Keith Heyer Meldahl
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and#147;A virtual road trip through geologic time that opens ancient windows on how the West was made. Meldahl is the ideal tour guide, blending history and geology to explain the rocks and topography of the American West and how geology shaped its... (read more)

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Multiple-Point Geostatistics: Stochastic Modeling with Training Images
Multiple-Point Geostatistics: Stochastic Modeling with Training Images
by Gregoire Mariethoz
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to multiple-point geostatistics, where spatial continuity is described using training images. Multiple-point geostatistics aims at bridging the gap between physical modelling/realism and spatio-temporal... (read more)

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Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology
Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology
by Luna B Leopold
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This excellent text is a pioneering work in the study of landform development under processes associated with running water. Its primary emphasis is on subjects that were the focus of the authors' studies in both field and laboratory. Part I deals with... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (Oxford Paperback Reference)
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Michael Allaby
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This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries. Coverage includes geology, planetary science, oceanography... (read more)

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