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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
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National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that... (read more)

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Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
by William Sullivan
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This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's greatest floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions -- and then analyzes the cycles behind these events in order to help predict and prepare for future natural disasters.... (read more)

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The West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow
The West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow
by Lynn Ingram
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The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the regions current... (read more)

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Fire
Fire
by Sebastian Junger
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For readers and viewers of The Perfect Storm, opening this long-awaited new work by Sebastian Junger will be like stepping off the deck of the Andrea Gail and into the inferno of a fire burning out of control in the steep canyons of Idaho. Here is the... (read more)

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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman MacLean
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men... (read more)

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Climate Change: Picturing the Science (09 Edition)
Climate Change: Picturing the Science (09 Edition)
by Gavin Schmidt
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Going beyond the headlines, this work by leading NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt and master photographer Joshua Wolfe illustrates as never before the ramifications of shifting climate. Photographic spreads show retreating glaciers, sinking villages... (read more)

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Essentials of Meteorology (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
Essentials of Meteorology (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
by C. Donald Ahrens
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This updated and enhanced Fifth Edition of ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is written by the widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology-Donald Ahrens. Ahrens's ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly... (read more)

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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman Maclean
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men... (read more)

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Global Warming (2ND 09 Edition)
Global Warming (2ND 09 Edition)
by Mark Maslin
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Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century, one that will affect every living creature on the planet. It is also an extraordinarily complex problem, which everyone needs to understand... (read more)

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Apocalyptic Planet: A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth (Vintage)
Apocalyptic Planet: A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth (Vintage)
by Craig Childs
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Ours is not a stable planet. It is prone to sudden, violent natural disasters and extremes of climate. In this exhilarating exploration of our globe, Craig Childs goes to where the apocalypse can be seen now. From the driest deserts of Chile, through the... (read more)

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The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast
The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast
by Bonnie Henderson
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On a March evening in 1964, ten-year-old Tom Horning awoke near midnight to find his yard transformed. A tsunami triggered by Alaskas momentous Good Friday earthquake had wreaked havoc in his Seaside, Oregon, neighborhood. It was, as far as anyone knew... (read more)

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Climatopolis (13 Edition)
Climatopolis (13 Edition)
by Matthew E. Kahn
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We have released the genie from the bottle: climate change is coming, and theres no stopping it. The question, according to environmental economist Matthew E. Kahn, is not how were going to avoid a hotter future but how were going to adapt to it. In... (read more)

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Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather (First Guide)
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather (First Guide)
by Roger Tory Peterson
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This Peterson First guide contains easy-to-understand answers to questions about the weather, such as why the sky is blue, what makes it rain, and what causes rainbows. The book also features 116 color photographs that show how to identify clouds, with... (read more)

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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
by Sebastian Junger
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In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one hundred feet high. Among its victims was the Gloucester, Massachusetts-based swordfishing boat the Andrea Gail, which... (read more)

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Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate
Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate
by William F. Ruddiman
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The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum has... (read more)

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Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming
Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming
by James Hoggan
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Talk of global warming is nearly inescapable these days — but there are some who believe the concept of climate change is an elaborate hoax. Despite the input of the worlds leading climate scientists, the urgings of politicians, and the outcry of... (read more)

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Eaarth
Eaarth
by Bill McKibben
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Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not... (read more)

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The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
by Spencer R Weart
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A USA Today Best Book of the... (read more)

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Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere: Theory, Experiments, and Applications
Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere: Theory, Experiments, and Applications
by Barbara J. Finlayson-pitts
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This state-of-the-art book is a comprehensive treatment of atmospheric chemistry, including the application of measurements, mechanisms, and models to systems ranging from natural to highly polluted urban areas. Fundamentals are presented in a manner... (read more)

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Wilhelm Reich and the Healing of Atmospheres: Modern Techniques for the Abatement of Desertification
Wilhelm Reich and the Healing of Atmospheres: Modern Techniques for the Abatement of Desertification
by Roberto Maglione
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A scientific overview of Wilhelm Reich's discovery of the atmospheric orgone or life-energy, and applications of Cosmic Orgone Engineering, or cloudbusting as it is more popularly known. Covers Reich's experiments, and those of his associates, with... (read more)

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