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Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States
 

Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States (Hardback)

Edited by Stein, Bruce; Kutner, Lynn S.; Adams, Jonathan S.; Foreword by Wilson, Edward O.

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The United States harbours an array of ecosystems which in turn sustain a variety of plant and animal life. This illustrated volume considers how species and ecosystems are faring, what is threatening them, and what is needed to protect the United States' remaining natural herita ...

ISBN 9780195125191
Published 1 June 2000 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Ore Elements in Arc Lavas
 

Ore Elements in Arc Lavas (Hardback)

By Stanton, R. L.

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This volume is concerned with the behaviour of the ore elements - copper, zinc, lead, cobalt, nickel, barium, and others - in young, unmetamorphosed volcanic arc suites ranging from high-magnesium basalts to dactites and rhyolites.

ISBN 9780198540502
Published 16 June 1994 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford monographs on geology & geophysics
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Volcanoes
 

Volcanoes (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By The Late Francis, Peter; Oppenheimer, Clive

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A new edition of Peter Francis's text, this title reflects research findings and new eruptions. It includes a new chapter on hazards and risk mitigation.

ISBN 9780199254699
Published 1 January 2004 by Oxford University Press (S2)
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The Atlas of Coasts & Oceans: Ecosystems, Threatened Resources, Marine Conservation
  

The Atlas of Coasts & Oceans: Ecosystems, Threatened Resources, Marine Conservation (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hinrichsen, Don

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Oceans drive the world's climate, nurture marine ecosystems full of aquatic life, and provide shipping lanes that have defined the global economy for centuries. And few realize that half of the world's population lives in a coastal region within easy reach of one. Yet human activ ...

ISBN 9780226342269
Published 15 June 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830
 

From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Paperback, New edition)

By Laudan, Rachel

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A fine treatment of this critical time in geology's history. Although it goes against our standard histories of the field, Laudan defends her views convincingly. Her style is direct, with carefully reasoned personal opinions and interpretations clearly defined. --Jere H. Lipps, T ...

ISBN 9780226469478
Published 15 January 1987 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Science & its conceptual foundations
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Rheology and Deformation of the Lithosphere at Continental Margins
 

Rheology and Deformation of the Lithosphere at Continental Margins (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Karner, Garry D.; Taylor, Brian; Driscoll, Neal W.; Kohlstedt, David L.

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This book explores the current cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in lithospheric rheology and provides a broad summary of the rheology and deformation of the continental lithosphere in both extensional and compressional settings. Individual chapters explore contemporary res ...

ISBN 9780231127394
Published 15 July 2004 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Margins Theoretical and Experimental Earth Science Series
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Back to the Future in the Caves of Kaua'i: A Scientist's Adventures in the Dark
 

Back to the Future in the Caves of Kaua'i: A Scientist's Adventures in the Dark (Hardback)

By Burney, David A.

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Using the island of Kaua'i as an ecological prototype and drawing on the author's adventures in Madagascar, Mauritius, and other locales, this title examines the theories about the threats to endangered species, restoration of ecosystems, and how people can work together to repai ...

ISBN 9780300150940
Published 1 May 2010 by Inbooks
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Evolution in Hawaii: A Supplement to 'Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science'

Evolution in Hawaii: A Supplement to 'Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science' (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Olson, Steve; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; The National Academies; Academy of Sciences, National

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Serving as a companion to the best selling title Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science , this work examines evolution and the nature of science by looking at a specific part of the world. Tracing the evolutionary pathways in Hawaii, it draws conclusions about evoluti ...

ISBN 9780309089913
Published 15 January 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean (Paperback)

By Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean; Research Board, Polar; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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Antarctica and the surrounding Southern Ocean remains one of the world's last frontiers. Covering nearly 14 million km&sup2 (an area approximately 1.4 times the size of the United States), Antarctica is the coldest, driest, highest, and windiest continent on Earth. While it is ch ...

ISBN 9780309214698
Published 15 November 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Encyclopedia of the Sea

Encyclopedia of the Sea (Hardback)

By Ellis, Richard

Ellis's research has taken him all over the world, from Nantucket to Patagonia. Now, with more than 450 of his own illustrations, he takes readers from A to Z (abalone to zooxanthelae) in this one unprecedented volume of the sea. of color paintings. 471 illustrations.

ISBN 9780375403743
Published 15 December 2000 by Random House
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