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Probing the Sky with Radio Waves: From Wireless Technology to the Development of Atmospheric Science

Chen Pang Yeang

By the late nineteenth century, engineers and experimental scientists generally knew how radio waves behaved, and by 1901 scientists were able to manipulate them to transmit messages across long distances. What no one could understand, however, was why... (read more)

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Natural Hazards: Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes

Edward A. Keller

For an introductory-level course in natural hazards Natural Hazards uses real-life examples of hazards and disasters to explore how and why they happen–and what we can do to limit their effects. The text’s up-to-date coverage of recent... (read more)

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Dinosaurs Encyclopedia #6: Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia, Supplement 6

Donald F. Glut

This reference work is the sixth supplement to Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia (a 1998 American Library Association Outstanding Reference Book) and follows the intent and format of the encyclopedia and previous supplements. Among the many dramatic events... (read more)

Earth Sciences
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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide (Beginners Guide)

John Gribbin

In this incredible expedition into the origins, workings, and evolution of our home planet, John Gribbin, bestselling author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, The Scientists, and In Search of the Multiverse, does what he does best: taking four... (read more)

Petroleum Geology
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Oil Spills and Gas Leaks: Environmental Response, Prevention and Cost Recovery

Stephen Testa

The definitive guide to fossil fuel spills and leaks, covering technologies, prevention, spill responses, and cleanup Oil Spill and Gas Leak Emergency Response and Prevention highlights the complex nature of fossil fuel extraction methods, the unintended... (read more)

Rocks and Minerals
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P. G. Read

Since Gemmology was published, readers have used it to gain an in-depth appreciation of the science of gemmology, its history, and practice. This third edition has been completely revised to cover the latest methods of gem enhancement and identification,... (read more)

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Dinosaurs of the Flaming Cliff

Michael Novacek

Dinosaurs of the Flaming Cliffs is a remarkable narrative that interweaves the exciting account of one of the largest dinosaur expeditions of the late twentieth century with an explanation of the importance of their findings, as well as the discoveries... (read more)

Earthquakes and Volcanoes
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Robert W Decker

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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