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SUPREX CLAY

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Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.M. HUBER - NEW YORK:

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HYDROFRACKING

By: ALEX PRUD'HOMME

Price: $16.10

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM55923


Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though highly effective, the process-which fractures rock with pressurized fluid-has been criticized for polluting land, air, and water, and endangering human health. A timely addition to Oxford's What Everyone Needs to Know serie... View more info

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EARTHQUAKE

By: ANDREW ROBINSON

Price: $15.95

Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS LTD:

Seller ID: IM402188


The 2011 devastating, tsunami-triggering quake off the coast of Japan and 2010's horrifying destruction in Haiti reinforce the fact that large cities in every continent are at risk from earthquakes. Quakes threaten Los Angeles, Beijing, Cairo, Delhi, Singapore, and many more cities, and despite advances in earthquake science and engineering and improved disaster preparedness by governments and international aid agencies, they continue to cause immense loss of life and pr... View more info

EARTHQUAKES : A PRIMER

By: BRUCE A BOLT

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FREEMAN W.H. AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM223952


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BIBLIOGRAPHIC INDX PERMIAN INVERTEBRATES

By: CARL C. BRANSON

Price: $20.00

Publisher: GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA:

Seller ID: IM432971


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EARTH CYCLES : A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

By: D. R. OLDROYD

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Publisher: GREENWOOD PUBLISHING GROUP INC:

Seller ID: IM81042


Humans have tried to figure out what formed the landscape of the earth for thousands of years. How were mountains created? Where did lakes and rivers come from? What lies under the surface of the earth? And one concept that greatly aided the scientific advance of the earth sciences was that of geological cycles. Once scientists understood that many geological actions are cyclic, the scientific knowledge of the earth exploded. These ideas are central to the nature of t... View more info

COLLECTING THE NATURAL WORLD : LEGAL REQ

By: DONALD WOLBERG

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MOUNTAIN PRESS PUBLISHING CO@:

Seller ID: IM320642


This premier manual incorporates all state and federal laws governing the exploration and collection of specimens on public lands as a hobby, business or profession. View more info

GEOLOGY AND SCENERY IN IRELAND

By: J.B. WHITTOW

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM38084


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RISING TIDE : THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOO

By: JOHN M. BARRY

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215087


An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, "Rising Tide" tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of blacks north, and transformed American society and politics forever. ... View more info

FIRE UNDER THE SEA

By: JOSEPH CONE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM216983


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DIAMOND : THE HISTORY OF A COLD-BLOODED

By: MATTHEW HART

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM163108


For centuries, diamonds have symbolized wealth, prestige and love; however, behind those symbols lies a world of deceit, monopoly and war. Hart follows the diamond trail around the globe, from the basement room where Gabi Tolkowsky, the world's greatest diamond cutter, faced the 599-carat Centenary diamond, to the fogbound smugglers' paradise of Africa's Diamond Coast. He records the heroic struggle of the 24-year old woman who discovered a multibillion dollar diamo... View more info

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KRAKATOA : THE DAY THE WORLD EXPLODED

By: SIMON WINCHESTER

Price: $13.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM31516


The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.The legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for a cataclysmic disaster -- was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people. Beyond the pure... View more info

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards

By: SIMON WINCHESTER

Price: $16.14

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM482947


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