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Climate Extremes

Patterns and Mechanisms

by S.-Y. Simon Wang, Jin-Ho Yoon, Christopher C. Funk & others

<p>Although we are seeing more weather and climate extremes, individual extreme events are very diverse and generalization of trends is difficult. For example, mid-latitude and subtropical climate extremes such as heat waves, hurricanes and ...

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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective: Volume 4: Peat - Geology, Combustion, and Case Studies

by Stracher, Glenn B.

<p><i>Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective,</i> <i>Volumes 1-4</i>, presents a fascinating collection of research about prehistoric and historic coal and peat fires. Magnificent illustrations of fires and research findings from countries ...

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Coal: Its Properties, Analysis, Classification, Geology, Extraction, Uses and Distribution

by Elwood S. Moore

<p>This work has been prepared in an attempt to satisfy the demand for a handy volume on coal. There already exists a very valuable literature on this important subject, but it is so voluminous and scattered that much of it is not accessible to ...

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Coastal Geomorphology

An Introduction

by Eric C. F. Bird

<p><em>Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition</em> is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies ...

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Coastal Glaciers of Prince William Sound and Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

by U. S. Grant & D. F. Higgins

<p>During the summer of 1905 the senior author and Sidney Paige were engaged in a study of the ore deposits and the general geology of Prince William Sound. This work was continued in 1908 for a few weeks by both the present authors, who in 1909

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Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface

by Jeremy G. Venditti, James L. Best, Michael Church & others

<p>**An expert review of recent progress in the study of turbulent flows with a focus on recently identified organized structures. **</p> <p>This book reviews the recent progress in the study of the turbulent flows that sculpt the Earth’s ...

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Contributions to the Mineralogy of Victoria

by George H. F. Ulrich

<p>Having myself no laboratory at command, I am specially indebted to my friend Mr. Cosmo Newbery for his assistance in furnishing me with the chemical analyses of a number of the species described. For crystallographers I have drawn correct ...

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Corrosiveness of Mineral Water

Materials & Corrosion Coursework

by Georgina Wien

Technical Report from the year 2009 in the subject Engineering - Geotechnology, grade: A, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen (Energy Centre), course: Master of Science Oil & Gas Engineering, language: English, abstract: This report gives an ...

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Cosmos

A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>Subjects embraced by the study of the Cosmos or of physical cosmog raphy. Separation of other kindred studies — p. 56-62. The menu logical portion of the Cosmos is more simple than the telluric; the im possibility of ascertaining the ...

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Cosmos

A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>As in a collection of graphical illustrations of the surface and of the inner structure of the earth's crust, general maps precede those of a special character, it has seemed to me that in a physical description of the Universe it would be ...

ISBN: 9780243783533

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Cosmos

A Survey of the General Physical History of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>To follow this variety of enjoyment, spring ing from ideas, to its source, we have only to cast our eye back upon the rise and progress of the history of the philosophy of nature; in other words, of the ancient doctrine Of Cosmos.</p> ...

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Cosmos

Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>Portion of the Introduction, was written for the first time in the years 1843 and 1844; the discourses in Berlin having been delivered from November 1827 to April 1828.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780259716181

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Cosmos

Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe; Part 1

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>If already, in the course of the last volume, in passing from the consideration of the heaven of the fixed stars — in which countless suns shine either singly, or revolving round each other, or are known to us only as constituting the faint ...

ISBN: 9780259716242

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Critical Metals Handbook

by Gus Gunn

<p>Mankind is using a greater variety of metals in greater quantities than ever before. As a result there is increasing global concern over the long-term availability of secure and adequate supplies of the metals needed by society. Critical ...

ISBN: 9781118755211

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Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline

The Travels of an Artist and a Scientist along the Shores of the Prehistoric Pacific

by Kirk R. Johnson & Ray Troll

<p>In this long-awaited sequel Kirk Johnson and Ray Troll are back on a road trip—driving, flying, and boating their way from Baja, California to northern Alaska in search of the fossil secrets of North America's Pacific coast. They hunt for ...

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Dana's Manual of Mineralogy

For the Student of Elementary Mineralogy, the Mining Engineer, the Geologist, the Prospector, the Collector, Etc

by William E. Ford

<p>It was found that it was desirable to rewrite the book, and consequently, as far as the text and figures are concerned, this present edition is almost wholly new. The scope and character of the book, however, have been kept as nearly as ...

ISBN: 9780243779970

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Darwin's Evolving Identity

Adventure, Ambition, and the Sin of Speculation

by Alistair Sponsel

<p>Why—against his mentor’s exhortations to publish—did Charles Darwin take twenty years to reveal his theory of evolution by natural selection? In <em>Darwin’s Evolving Identity</em>, Alistair Sponsel argues that Darwin adopted this cautious ...

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Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments

by Stein Haaland, Andrei Runov & Colin Forsyth

<p><strong>Dawn­Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments</strong></p> <p>Dawn-dusk asymmetries are ubiquitous features of the plasma environment of many of the planets in our solar system. They occur when a particular process or ...

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Deltaic and Shallow Marine Deposits

by Straaten, L. M. J. U. van

Deltaic and Shallow Marine Deposits ...

ISBN: 9780080869117

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Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics, Second Edition

by Pariseau, William G.

<P>This comprehensive introduction to rock mechanics treats the basics of rock mechanics in a clear and straightforward manner and discusses important design problems in terms of the mechanics of materials. This extended second edition includes ...

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