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Product Description: A Library Journal Best Reference Pick of 2015! Every gardener is a scientist. Pollination, native plants, ecology, climatology—these are just a few of the scientific concepts that play a key role in a successful garden. While the ideas are intuitive to many gardeners, they are often discussed in unfamiliar scientific terms...read more

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9781604694833 | Timber Pr, August 26, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A Library Journal Best Reference Pick of 2015!
9780442238223, titled "Occupational and Environmental Safety Engineering and Management" | Van Nostrand Reinhold, May 1, 1990, cover price $81.95 | also contains Occupational and Environmental Safety Engineering and Management | About this edition: "Here's a text source that brings together all the legal, engineering and scientific aspects of occupational and environmental safety" Student's you cannot go wrong with this book.

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Product Description: Listening Walls

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9780380004140, titled "Listening Walls" | Avon Books, June 1, 1975, cover price $1.25 | also contains Listening Walls | About this edition: Listening Walls

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Product Description: This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology. Wide-ranging, authoritative, and with jargon-free definitions, this dictionary is an indispensable reference tool...read more

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9780199684274 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2014), cover price $21.95 | also contains A Dictionary of Zoology | About this edition: This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology.
9780199233410 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 16, 2009), cover price $21.95 | also contains A Dictionary of Zoology | About this edition: Michael Allaby has thoroughly revised this bestselling volume, offering the most authoritative and up-to-date zoology dictionary available today.
9780198607588 | 2 reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 18, 2003), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Dictionary of Zoology is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals.
9780192800763 | 2nd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 1999), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals.

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Product Description: This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries. Coverage includes geology, planetary science, oceanography, palaeontology, mineralogy, and volcanology, as well as climatology, geochemistry, and petrology...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199653065, titled "A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences" | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries.

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Product Description: This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date paperback dictionary of botany available. It contains over 5,500 clear and concise entries on all aspects of botany, including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, molecular biology, and the earth sciences...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780198608912 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 14, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date paperback dictionary of botany available.
9780198608769 | 2 reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents more than five thousand entries covering plants and their environments.

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Product Description: Read this book to learn about what lives in the dry climate of deserts around the world.

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9781410900210 | Not Applicable, February 15, 2003, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Read this book to learn about what lives in the dry climate of deserts around the world.

Library:

9780739852477 | Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 2002, cover price $34.29 | About this edition: A comprehensive look at the desert and semidesert biomes, examining their climate, plants, animals, people, and future, plus detailed views of some famous or important desert locations.

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9780613781947 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $20.30 | About this edition: Read this book to learn about what lives in the dry climate of deserts around the world.

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Product Description: Written in a clear, accessible style, the Oxford Dictionary of Ecology contains over 5,000 entries on all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines such as biogeography, genetics, soil science, geomorphology, atmospheric science, and oceanography...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780198609056 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 25, 2006), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Written in a clear, accessible style, the Oxford Dictionary of Ecology contains over 5,000 entries on all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines such as biogeography, genetics, soil science, geomorphology, atmospheric science, and oceanography.
9780198609445 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 4, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This dictionary provides authoritative and wide-ranging coverage of ecology and the environmental sciences.
9780192800787 | 2nd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1998), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From acid rain, CFC's, and the greenhouse effect to the food-chain and the gene bank, Oxford's thoroughly revised Dictionary of Ecology, Second Edition provides 5,000 up-to-date entries on all aspects of ecology and the environmental sciences.

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9780816073221 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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9780816073207 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $45.00

Explains the history, behavior, and structure of hurricanes, including why they are tropical, what happens inside the storm, and how they are predicted and tracked.

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9780816073245 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00
9780816047956 | Revised edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2003), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Explains the history, behavior, and structure of hurricanes, including why they are tropical, what happens inside the storm, and how they are predicted and tracked.
9780816035168 | Facts on File, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Explains the history, behavior, and scientific advances in the understanding of hurricanes

Explains the history, behavior, and damage floods can cause, including information on coastal erosion, the effects on agriculture, and where floods are likely to happen.

Hardcover:

9780816073177 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00
9780816047949 | Revised edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2003), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Explains the history, behavior, and damage floods can cause, including information on coastal erosion, the effects on agriculture, and where floods are likely to happen.
9780816035205 | Facts on File, December 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents information on these most damaging of all natural disasters from the perspective of basic meterology and environmental science, including floodplains, aquifers, tsunamis, the cost of floods, and prevention

Product Description: The books in this series make up an introduc tion to the science of weather for all readers aged eleven a nd over. The six volumes in the series are - Tornadoes, Drou ghts, Blizzards, Hurricanes, Floods, and A Chronology of Wea ther. '

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9780816073214 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The books in this series make up an introduc tion to the science of weather for all readers aged eleven a nd over.
9780816047932 | Revised edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2003), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Discusses the causes and effects of the lack of rainfall, discusses the role of droughts in history, and surveys ways of handling water shortages.
9780816035199 | Facts on File, March 1, 1998, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Describes the causes and effects of the lack of rainfall, discusses the role of droughts in history, and surveys ways of handling water shortages

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9780816073191 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

Describes how a tornado forms, its structure, how it travels, and how a tornado dies, along with information on such topics as when tornadoes happen, measuring the severity of a tornado, tracking and forecasting, and safety during a tornado.

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9780816073238 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00
9780816047963 | Revised edition (Facts on File, January 1, 2004), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Describes how a tornado forms, its structure, how it travels, and how a tornado dies, along with information on such topics as when tornadoes happen, measuring the severity of a tornado, tracking and forecasting, and safety during a tornado.
9780816035175 | Facts on File, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Examines the structure and destructive power of the tornado, looks at tornadoes of the past, discusses the study and forecasting of tornadoes, and supplies safety tips

Hardcover:

9780816073252 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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9780816073184 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

Explains the history, behavior, and scientific advances in the understanding of blizzards.

Hardcover:

9780816073160 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00
9780816047918 | Revised edition (Facts on File, November 1, 2003), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Explains the history, behavior, and scientific advances in the understanding of blizzards.
9780816035182 | Facts on File, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Explains the history, behavior, and scientific advances in the understanding of blizzards

Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

Hardcover:

9780789465009 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

Paperback:

9780756622299 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, August 21, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

Miscellaneous:

9780756648183 | 1 edition (Dk Pub, April 30, 2009), cover price $0.04

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Product Description: Deserts cover nearly half the world and are classified as dry, semi-arid, arid, and hyper-arid. This title explores the locations and general types of deserts, and provides detailed accounts of the important deserts. It discusses the development and impact of the oil industry in Africa and the Middle East as well as the opportunities for tourism...read more
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780816059294 | 2 revised edition (Facts on File, December 1, 2007), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Deserts cover nearly half the world and are classified as dry, semi-arid, arid, and hyper-arid.

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Each book in this series examines ecological regions and important environmental concepts, providing students with a basic understanding of Earth's biodiversity, the factors that influence it, and the future dangers that face the planet and our species.

Hardcover:

9780816053209 | Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2006, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Explains the characteristics of a desert and indicates how plants, animals, and humans learn to survive in this extreme environment.
9780816039296 | Facts on File, December 1, 2000, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Explores the deserts of the worlds, looking at desert geography, surfaces and landforms, plants and animals, peoples, and current desert conditions, and discusses the impact of the oil industry and irrigation.

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Product Description: Explores biodiversity and why preserving it is so important. This book surveys the distribution of certain trees, how soil forms and is classified scientifically, how water flows through it, and what forests soils are like. It also contrasts the efforts to conserve forests with the way forests were portrayed in folklore, often as dangerous...read more

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9780816059300 | 2 revised edition (Facts on File, December 1, 2007), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Explores biodiversity and why preserving it is so important.
9780816053216 | Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2006, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Discusses the ecological life and inhabitants of the temperate forest, including plants, animals, and how they live and work together.
9780816036783 | Facts on File, February 1, 1999, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Discusses the ecology, biology, and chemistry of the forest and explores the role the temperate forest has in the modern economy

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Product Description: The 10-title "Biomes of the Earth" set outlines the main features of each of Earth's major biomes. The biomes covered include the tundra habitats, the taiga and temperate forests, grasslands of the prairies and the tropical savanna, deserts of the world, tropical forests of the equatorial regions, wetlands of the world, vast oceans, rivers and lakes, and a manmade biome - agricultural and urban areas...read more

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9780816053193 | Facts on File, April 1, 2006, cover price $276.50 | About this edition: The 10-title "Biomes of the Earth" set outlines the main features of each of Earth's major biomes.

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Each book in this series examines ecological regions and important environmental concepts, providing students with a basic understanding of Earth's biodiversity, the factors that influence it, and the future dangers that face the planet and our species.
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780816053223 | Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2006, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Discusses the ecological life and inhabitants of the tropical rain forest, including plants, animals, and how they live and work together.

Each book in this series examines ecological regions and important environmental concepts, providing students with a basic understanding of Earth's biodiversity, the factors that influence it, and the future dangers that face the planet and our species.
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780816053230 | Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2006, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Defines what grasslands are and indicates how plants and animals learn to survive in this environment.

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Product Description: Provides a current, enlightening look at this great nation. Easy-to-follow chapters profile daily life in this country while numerous photographs, illustrations, and maps bring the text to life.

Hardcover:

9780237527556 | Evans Brothers Ltd, August 17, 2005, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: Provides a current, enlightening look at this great nation.
9780816060061 | Facts on File, August 1, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Provides information on the geography, climate, people, resources, culture, and future of India.

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