Volcanology & Seismology


"Volcanoes"

Fire From the Earth

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"New Horizons" series; Rivers of molten rock obliterating all in their path, earth tremors, toxic gases and a pall of smoke spreading across the skies - volcanoes and their devastating effects have been shrouded in legend since the dawn of time. This is a study of this geological phenomena. With 218 illustrations, 148 in colour. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 180 x 125 mm. Weight: 295g.
Author:  Krafft, Maurice
ISBN:  0500300283
Publisher:  Thames & Hudson Ltd
Date:  1993  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Apocalypse"

Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of God

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What if Troy was not destroyed in the epic battle immortalized by Homer? This work brings the scientific evidence to bear on biblical accounts, mythology, and the archaeological record to explore how ancient and modern earthquakes have shaped history - and, for some civilizations, seemingly heralded the end of the world. With 98 halftones.. Hardback, 324 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 596g.
Author:  Nur, Amos Burgess, Dawn
ISBN:  069101602X
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology"

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Presents an overview of the processes that control when and how volcanoes erupt. This book explains how different areas of science have combined to reach our level of knowledge of volcanic systems. With 185 illustrations. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 247 x 191 mm. Weight: 622g.
Author:  Parfitt, Liz Wilson, Lionel
ISBN:  0632054433
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings"

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Emphasizing the actual structural design for earthquake resistance in multi-storey buildings, this text provides full design calculations for three prototype structures. Ductile frames, wall and dual systems, both in reinforced concrete and masonry, form the main body of the text. With ill.. Hardback, 768 pages. Size: 242 x 160 mm. Weight: 1049g.
Author:  Paulay, T. Priestley, M.J.N.
ISBN:  0471549150
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  1992  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes"

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"First Discovery" series; Whdre does the fire in volcanoes come from? How does magma find its way to the Earth's surface? Discover how a new island is formed and much more. With colour illustrations. Paperback, 24 pages. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Peyrols, Sylvaine
ISBN:  1851033556
Publisher:  Moonlight Publishing Ltd
Date:  2008  (Australia)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes of Europe"

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With b&w and colour illustrations. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 246 x 175 mm. Weight: 601g.
Author:  Scarth, Alwyn Tanguy, Jean-Claude
ISBN:  1903544033
Publisher:  Terra Publishing
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanism"

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Volcanic eruptions are the clear and dramatic expression of dynamic processes going on in planet Earth. This book explains the basics and findings in the field of volcanology. Based on plate tectonics and illustrated with more than 300 color figures, it offers insights into the generation of magmas and the occurrence and origin of volcanoes. With 401 illus., 396 in color.. 2004. Corr. 2nd. Hardback, 334 pages. Size: 230 x 212 mm. Weight: 1541g.
Author:  Schmincke, Hans-Ulrich
ISBN:  3540436502
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2003  (Germany)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes and the Making of Scotland"

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This book vividly brings life and meaning to what the layman would otherwise regard as cold and incomprehensible rocks. With ill.80col.ill.d.. Hardback, 196 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 611g.
Author:  Upton, Brian
ISBN:  1903765404
Publisher:  Dunedin Academic Press
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Volcanology & Seismology

"Volcanoes"

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"Earth" series; This revised edition features sections on Pinatubo - the largest eruption of the 20th century, ongoing volcanic activity on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, and future developments in volcanology. The book covers late-1990s work on the monitoring and prediction of volcanic activity. With 120 colour illustrations. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 63 pages. Size: 200 x 210 mm. Weight: 199g.
Author:  Van Rose, Susanna Mercer, Ian
ISBN:  0565091387
Publisher:  The Natural History Museum
Date:  1999  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Primary & Secondary Education Volcanology & Seismology

"Uncertainty Underground"

Yucca Mountain and the Nation's High-Level Nuclear Waste

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Includes experts from science, industry, and government that discuss the unresolved scientific and technical issues surrounding the Yucca Mountain site as a geologic repository for high-level nuclear waste. This title is suitable for policymakers, as well as for the general public. With 58 illustrations. Paperback, 416 pages. Size: 226 x 184 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (MacFarlane, Allison M., ed.)
ISBN:  0262633329
Publisher:  Mit Press Ltd
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

"The Virgin Green Guide"

The Easy Way to Save the Planet and Save Pounds

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Shows you how, with a few simple changes to your everyday life, you can do your bit for the planet and save some of your well-earned cash in the process. This book also shows you how to apply the three Rs - Reducing, Reusing and Recycling - and help you to banish your wasteful ways. With illustrations. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 193 x 130 mm. Weight: 207g.
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ISBN:  0753512424
Publisher:  Virgin Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Waste Issues"

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With illustrations. Rev ed. Paperback, 48 pages. Weight: 237g.
Author:  (Firth, Lisa, ed.)
ISBN:  1861684541
Publisher:  Independence Educational Publishers
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Wastenomics"

Turning Waste Liabilities Into Assets

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Turning Waste Liabilities Into Assets. Illustrates what every responsible corporation needs to know in order to manage the waste, resource and sustainability challenges facing our planet today. 'Wastenomics' provides strategic insights into product and process innovation to minimise waste and turn the liabilities of waste into assets. With illustrations. Hardback, 230 pages. Size: 228 x 152 mm. Weight: 480g.
Author:  (Tang, Kenny, ed.)
ISBN:  1904750281
Publisher:  Middlesex University Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

"Don't Throw It Out"

Recycle, Renew, and Reuse to Make Things Last

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Provides advice on how to maximize the value of various thins you own, from furniture and fishing reels, to mobile phones and ceiling fans, iPods and earrings, lawn mowers and linens, area rugs and air-conditioners, and more. With illustrations. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 586g.
Author:  Baird, Lori (Yankee Magazine, ed.)
ISBN:  1594865779
Publisher:  Rodale Press
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Management"

Cradle-To-Cradle for Sustainable Development

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Aims to conserve the natural resources by approaching 100 per cent full utilization of all types of wastes by cradle to - cradle concepts, using Industrial Ecology methodology documented with case studies. This book covers the main tools necessary for establishing Industrial Ecology and sustainable development. With illustrated. Hardback, 424 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 699g.
Author:  El-Haggar, Salah
ISBN:  0123736234
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

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