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9780124045651 | Elsevier Science Ltd, June 2, 2017, cover price $89.95

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.In Earth, a planetary scientist and a literary humanist explore what happens when we think of the Earth as an object viewable from space...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501317910 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Beginning Beekeeping is a simple, straightforward approach that gives you the basics to get started with beekeeping, while following a balanced, objective approach that weighs the pros and cons of conventional and organic methodologies...read more

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9781465454539 | Alpha Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Beginning Beekeeping is a simple, straightforward approach that gives you the basics to get started with beekeeping, while following a balanced, objective approach that weighs the pros and cons of conventional and organic methodologies.

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Product Description: California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States. It is the only state with all three types of plate boundaries, an extraordinary history of earthquakes and volcanoes, and it has many rocks and minerals found nowhere else...read more

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9781498707916 | CRC Pr I Llc, December 22, 2016, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States.

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Product Description: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups...read more
By Gary E. MacHlis (editor)

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9780226422954 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 12, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups.

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9780226423005 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, December 12, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups.

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Product Description: This book details how the GALO system of basin modelling may be used in the analysis of actual, non-standard problems of geology. It begins by addressing the tectonic subsidence of sedimentary basins, and goes on to consider the problems of maturation of organic matter and hydrocarbon generation in the vicinity of intrusions and subtrappean sedimentary complexes...read more

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9783319338811 | Springer Verlag, June 13, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book details how the GALO system of basin modelling may be used in the analysis of actual, non-standard problems of geology.

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Product Description: This volume presents an exhaustive overview of major orebodies and mineral deposits of North Africa. It is intended both for academic researchers and especially for exploration geologists interested in mineral exploration in the northern part of the African continent...read more
By John F. Slack (editor)

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9783319317311 | Springer Verlag, June 18, 2016, cover price $399.00 | About this edition: This volume presents an exhaustive overview of major orebodies and mineral deposits of North Africa.

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Product Description: The latest 4th edition of the international standard on the principles of reliability for load bearing structures (ISO2394:2015) includes a new Annex D dedicated to the reliability of geotechnical structures. The emphasis in Annex D is to identify and characterize critical elements of the geotechnical reliability-based design process...read more
By J. V. Retief (editor)

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9781138029118 | CRC Pr I Llc, August 16, 2016, cover price $159.95 | About this edition: The latest 4th edition of the international standard on the principles of reliability for load bearing structures (ISO2394:2015) includes a new Annex D dedicated to the reliability of geotechnical structures.

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Product Description: In recent years, journalists and environmentalists have pointed urgently to the melting Arctic as a leading indicator of the growing effects of climate change. While climate change has unleashed profound transformations in the region, most commentators distort these changes by calling them unprecedented...read more

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9780226416649 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 18, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In recent years, journalists and environmentalists have pointed urgently to the melting Arctic as a leading indicator of the growing effects of climate change.

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Product Description: Do we have the right recipes for the world of the future?Science meets comics. Twelve illustrators from different cultural backgrounds take readers on a culinary journey through the continents, providing fascinating insights into a multitude of eating habits and food cultures from around the world...read more
By Alexandra Hamann (editor), Jens Kirstein (editor), Reinhold Leinfelder (editor) and Marc Schleunitz (editor)

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9783662504024, titled "Die Anthropozän-küche: Curd Rice, Bienenstich and a Pinch of Phosphorus - Around the World in Ten Dishes" | Springer Verlag, November 22, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Do we have the right recipes for the world of the future?

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Product Description: Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system...read more

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9780691096445 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system.

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Product Description: Remote Sensing Image Fusion: A Practical Guide gives an introduction to remote sensing image fusion providing an overview on the sensors and applications. It describes data selection, application requirements and the choice of a suitable image fusion technique...read more

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9781498730020 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 24, 2016, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: Remote Sensing Image Fusion: A Practical Guide gives an introduction to remote sensing image fusion providing an overview on the sensors and applications.

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Product Description: Many ideas and concepts about natural hazards have been developed in Australasia, but these are often overlooked in books written from a Northern Hemisphere perspective. Natural Hazards in Australasia is the first textbook that considers Australasian natural hazards, their triggering mechanisms and the physical and social environments in which they occur...read more

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9781107682597 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 24, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Many ideas and concepts about natural hazards have been developed in Australasia, but these are often overlooked in books written from a Northern Hemisphere perspective.

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Product Description: From the Foreword: "While large-scale machine learning and data mining have greatly impacted a range of commercial applications, their use in the field of Earth sciences is still in the early stages. This book, edited by Ashok Srivastava, Ramakrishna Nemani, and Karsten Steinhaeuser, serves as an outstanding resource for anyone interested in the opportunities and challenges for the machine learning community in analyzing these data sets to answer questions of urgent societal interest…I hope that this book will inspire more computer scientists to focus on environmental applications, and Earth scientists to seek collaborations with researchers in machine learning and data mining to advance the frontiers in Earth sciences...read more

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9781498703871 | Chapman & Hall, November 15, 2016, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: From the Foreword: "While large-scale machine learning and data mining have greatly impacted a range of commercial applications, their use in the field of Earth sciences is still in the early stages.

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Product Description: The authors have put forth great efforts in gathering present day knowledge about different objects within our solar system and universe. This book features the most current information on the subject with information acquired from noted scientists in this area...read more

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9781498762069 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 13, 2016, cover price $199.95 | About this edition: The authors have put forth great efforts in gathering present day knowledge about different objects within our solar system and universe.

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Product Description: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes. The 1991 Oakland Hills Tunnel Fire is used as a starting point to better understand these complex social-environmental processes...read more

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9780520292802 | Univ of California Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes.

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9780520292796 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Flame and Fortune in the American West creatively and meticulously investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes.

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Product Description: This book provides an overview of paste tailings disposal at mine sites. It deals comprehensively with the characterization of sulphide-rich tailings, geotechnical and microstructural behaviour, surface tailings disposal applications, underground paste backfilling, and case studies...read more
By Mamadou Fall (editor)

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9783319396804 | Springer Verlag, October 17, 2016, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of paste tailings disposal at mine sites.

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Product Description: This book addresses the complex technical challenges presented by remote space mining in terms of robotics, remote power systems, space transport, IT and communications systems, and more. It also addresses the difficult oversight and regulatory issues that face states and non-state enterprises that would take on the perilous task of obtaining natural resources from the Moon and asteroids...read more

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9783319392455 | Springer Verlag, July 27, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book addresses the complex technical challenges presented by remote space mining in terms of robotics, remote power systems, space transport, IT and communications systems, and more.

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Product Description: Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and researchers who want to be better informed while studying and tracking the future influences of glaciers and ice sheets on the global environment...read more

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9781482234404 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 6, 2016, cover price $179.95 | About this edition: Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and researchers who want to be better informed while studying and tracking the future influences of glaciers and ice sheets on the global environment.

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Product Description: The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations...read more
By William Standifird (editor)

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9781138029620 | CRC Pr I Llc, February 22, 2017, cover price $189.95 | About this edition: The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations.

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Product Description: This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors, the Scotia Sea and Antarctica. Some episodes are related to processes of global significance such as the opening of the Drake Passage, which is somehow linked to Late Cenozoic cooling...read more

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9783319397252 | Springer Verlag, October 3, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors, the Scotia Sea and Antarctica.

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Product Description: Although the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has become synonymous with the United States’ planetary exploration during the past half century, its most recent focus has been on Mars. Beginning in the 1990s and continuing through the Mars Phoenix mission of 2007, JPL led the way in engineering an impressive, rapidly evolving succession of Mars orbiters and landers, including roving robotic vehicles whose successful deployment onto the Martian surface posed some of the most complicated technical problems in space flight history...read more

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9781421416045 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 30, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Although the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has become synonymous with the United States’ planetary exploration during the past half century, its most recent focus has been on Mars.

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9781421421223 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 4, 2016), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Although the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has become synonymous with the United States’ planetary exploration during the past half century, its most recent focus has been on Mars.
9780396092018, titled "Between Mothers-In-Law and Daughters-In-Law: Achieving a Successful and Caring Relationship" | Dodd Mead, October 1, 1987, cover price $2.98 | also contains Between Mothers-In-Law and Daughters-In-Law: Achieving a Successful and Caring Relationship | About this edition: Based on insights gained from personal interviews, letters, and an extensive questionnaire, this guide provides practical, supportive advice on making the most of this problematic relationship

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Product Description: A large range of symmetries in art is presented through clear and aesthetically outstanding examples of historical ornaments. Compendious comments illustrate the selected photographic material by addressing the interested and specialist reader alike.

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9783110417050 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 8, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: A large range of symmetries in art is presented through clear and aesthetically outstanding examples of historical ornaments.

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