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The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
by Scott Hunt
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A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters of biblical proportions to concerns about the... (read more)

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An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
by Toby Carlson
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Today, most people look down when they want to check the weather, peeking at cell phones or popping open a browser, instead of looking up at one of the most accessible weather predictors of all—the sky. Knowing what the atmosphere has in store... (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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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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Earth's Climate: Past and Future. William F. Ruddiman
Earth's Climate: Past and Future. William F. Ruddiman
by William Ruddiman
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Written from a multidisciplinary perspective by one of the fields preeminent researcher/instructors, Earths Climate: Past and Future became a classroom favorite by providing an expert summary of climate change past, present, and future.  The text... (read more)

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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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West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us About Tomorrow (13 Edition)
West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us About Tomorrow (13 Edition)
by b. Lynn Ingram 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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The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
by Cliff Mass
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University of Washington atmospheric scientist and popular radio commentator Cliff Mass unravels the intricacies of Northwest weather, from the mundane to the mystifying. Accessible descriptions and illustrations of complex phenomena explain how terrain... (read more)

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Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival (P.S.)
Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival (P.S.)
by Bernd Heinrich
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At the center ofDeep Blue Homeis Julia Whittys penetrating exploration of the World Ocean as a single body of water connected by a vast and powerful threedimensional current encircling the globe. This undivided body of water profoundly controls and is... (read more)

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The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
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A quirky, clever guide for everyone who loves to look up. Where do clouds come from? Why do they look the way they do? And why have they captured the imagination of timeless artists, Romantic poets, and every kid who's ever held a crayon? Journalist and... (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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The Dynamics of Disaster
The Dynamics of Disaster
by Susan W Kieffer
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Humans persist in building centers of civilization in places of past disasters. We believe that our technology will protect us next time. Yet we rarely win these battles with the earth because we don’t understand natural disasters deeply enough... (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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Storms of My Grandchildren
Storms of My Grandchildren
by James Hansen
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In his Q&A with Bill McKibben featured in the paperback edition of Storms of My Grandchildren, Dr. James Hansen, the world's leading climatologist, shows that exactly contrary to the impression the public has received, the science of climate change has... (read more)

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Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938
Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938
by R. A. Scotti
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It was the Perfect Storm. But instead of raging far out in the Atlantic, the Great Hurricane of 1938 left a wake of death and destruction across seven states. It battered J. P. Morgan's Long Island estate, wiped out beach communities from Watch Hill to... (read more)

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Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
by Gretel Ehrlich
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A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and... (read more)

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The Climate Crisis: An Introductory Guide to Climate Change
The Climate Crisis: An Introductory Guide to Climate Change
by David Archer
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An incredible wealth of scientific data on global warming has been collected in the last few decades. The history of the Earth 's climate has been probed by drilling into polar ice sheets and sediment layers of the oceans vast depths, and great advances... (read more)

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Climate Into the 21st Century
Climate Into the 21st Century
by William Burroughs
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Climate: Into the 21st Century features an unrivalled collection of essays by the world?s leading meteorological experts. Compiled by an international team formed under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), these fully integrated... (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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The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up
The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up
by Stacy Tornio
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Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to... (read more)

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