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  • Looking into the Earth

    An Introduction to Geological Geophysics

    Looking Into the Earth comprehensively describes the principles and applications of both 'global' and 'exploration' geophysics on all scales. It forms an introduction to geophysics suitable for those who do not necessarily intend to become professional geophysicists, including geologists, civil engineers, environmental scientists, and field archaeologists. The book is organised into two parts: ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

  • Geology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    by David Rothery ...
    What processes and physical materials have shaped the planet we live on? Why do earthquakes happen? And what can geology teach us about contemporary issues such as climate change?From volcanoes and glaciers to fossils and rock formations, this user-friendly book gives a structured and thorough overview of the geology of planet Earth and beyond. Geology: A Complete Introduction outlines the basics ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Physics of Climate Change

    'Brilliant and fundamental, this is the necessary book about our prime global emergency' Ian McEwanThe news is full of hotly debated and divergent claims about the impacts and risks of climate change. Lawrence Krauss, one of the world's most respected physicists and science popularizers, cuts through the confusion by succinctly presenting the underlying science of climate change.The Physics of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Atlantis the Great Flood and the Asteroid

    Atlantis the Great Flood and the Asteroid examines the evidence for an asteroid impact in early human prehistory which interrupted the progression of human development. It considers whether a large asteroid caused the Earth to shift its axis the Great Flood a Mass Extinction Event and possibly sank the island of Atlantis right where Plato said it was. Clues come from geology physics archeology ... Read more

    $10.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

    “It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers.”In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that fascinated him for decades – black holes.In these flagship lectures the legendary physicist argued that if we could ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Basics of Geological Remote Sensing

    An introduction to applications of remote sensing in geological mapping and mineral exploration

    This new ebook provides an introduction to the basics of remote sensing for geologists and others in the mineral industries. It is aimed at students and professionals, working in geology and mineral exploration, and draws on a lifetime of experience in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It uses examples from these areas, and is profusely illustrated with abundant links to important publications and ... Read more

    $5.37 AUD

  • The Anatomy of Life & Energy in Agriculture

    The energies in fertilizers and in the cosmos do not often move needles, but they preside over crop production. As this manual makes clear, through learning to tap and use "life-force energy" it is possible to develop food production practices that are both high quality and nondestructive. Dr. Arden B. Andersen begins his work with the premise that 'energy is everything'. Through this axiomatic ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Earthquake Prediction

    Dawn of the New Seismology

    by David Nabhan ...
    Each year the world faces thousands of earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater, resulting in devastating property destruction and tragic loss of life. To help avert these catastrophes, scientists have long searched for ways to predict when and where earthquakes will happen. The earth science establishment in the US says that earthquake prediction still lies outside the realm of possibility. But ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • How to Dunk a Doughnut

    Using Science in Everyday Life

    by Dr Len Fisher ...
    Len Fisher is a finalist for the prestigious Global Challenges New Shape prize.Fun, quirky popular science from the winner of an IgNobel Prize for achievements that cannot or should not be reproduced.Science is all around us. In this brilliant, entertaining book, Len Fisher provides scientific answers to familiar questions such as how to boil the perfect egg, how to catch a ball, the physics of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Applied Geostatistics with SGeMS

    A User's Guide

    The Stanford Geostatistical Modeling Software (SGeMS) is an open-source computer package for solving problems involving spatially related variables. It provides geostatistics practitioners with a user-friendly interface, an interactive 3-D visualization, and a wide selection of algorithms. This practical book provides a step-by-step guide to using SGeMS algorithms. It explains the underlying ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD

  • Super Volcanoes: What They Reveal about Earth and the Worlds Beyond

    An exhilarating, time-traveling journey to the solar system’s strangest and most awe-inspiring volcanoes.Volcanoes are capable of acts of pyrotechnical prowess verging on magic: they spout black magma more fluid than water, create shimmering cities of glass at the bottom of the ocean and frozen lakes of lava on the moon, and can even tip entire planets over. Between lava that melts and re-forms ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?

    More Experiments in Atmospheric Physics

    "Informative and engagingly idiosyncratic . . . brings the subject down to earth with offbeat, everyday examples and easy-to-follow experiments. . . . Both professionals and laymen can learn from this book."—The New York Times Book Review"A brilliant collection of intriguing examples of the physics of everyday phenomena, with the examples presented as puzzles."—Discover"A delightful book." ... Read more

    $19.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Field Geophysics

    Book 36 - Geological Field Guide
    This handy pocket-sized field guide provides practical information and assistance to anyone engaged in small-scale surveys on the ground. Fully revised and updated throughout, the Fourth Edition includes comprehensive updates on the use of GPR and GPS and new sections on surface wave seismics and towed array systems. This has become the standard text in this area for use in the field and the ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    by David Rothery ...
    How do volcanoes erupt, what makes earthquakes so destructive, and why do tsunamis happen?Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis answers these questions and more, giving you everything you need to know about these powerful natural phenomena. It covers the plate tectonic background to Earth processes, where magma is made and how it erupts, volcano types, eruption hazards and how they are monitored, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Paramagnetism

    Rediscovering Nature's Secret Force of Growth

    This book is the culmination of all of Callahan’s previous works and will certainly be his most popular book to date and a classic for years to come. Quite frankly, the author considers this his most important work ever, as he believes an understanding of paramagnetism — and its practical integration into farming — can save agriculture worldwide. In this one, beautiful little book, Callahan lays ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • Physics of Earth’s Radiation Belts

    Theory and Observations

    series Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
    This open access book serves as textbook on the physics of the radiation belts surrounding the Earth. Discovered in 1958 the famous Van Allen Radiation belts were among the first scientific discoveries of the Space Age. Throughout the following decades the belts have been under intensive investigation motivated by the risks of radiation hazards they expose to electronics and humans on spacecraft ... Read more

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  • Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

    by Bill McGuire ...
    series Very Short Introductions;Very Short Introductions;Very Short Introductions
    Life on earth will come to an end. It's just a matter of when. Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the many potential catastrophes facing our planet and our species in the future, and looks at both the probability of these events happening and our chances of survival. Coverage extends from discussion of the likely consequences of the current global warming to the inevitable ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Gravity and Magnetic Exploration

    Principles, Practices, and Applications

    This combination of textbook and reference manual provides a comprehensive account of gravity and magnetic methods for exploring the subsurface using surface, marine, airborne and satellite measurements. It describes key current topics and techniques, physical properties of rocks and other Earth materials, and digital data analysis methods used to process and interpret anomalies for subsurface ... Read more

    $85.99 AUD

  • Beyond Global Warming

    How Numerical Models Revealed the Secrets of Climate Change

    From Nobel Prize winner Syukuro Manabe and Anthony Broccoli, a definitive account of how we have come to understand the fundamental processes behind global warmingSyukuro Manabe is perhaps the leading pioneer of modern climate modeling. Beyond Global Warming is his compelling firsthand account of how the scientific community came to understand the human causes of climate change, and how numerical ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Where the River Flows

    Scientific Reflections on Earth's Waterways

    The vital interconnections that rivers share with the land, the sky, and usRivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river flood one year and then dry up the next? Where the River Flows takes you on a majestic journey along the planet's ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Global Carbon Cycle

    by David Archer ...
    Book 1 - Princeton Primers in Climate
    A must-have introduction to this fundamental driver of the climate systemThe Global Carbon Cycle is a short introduction to this essential geochemical driver of the Earth's climate system, written by one of the world's leading climate-science experts. In this one-of-a-kind primer, David Archer engages readers in clear and simple terms about the many ways the global carbon cycle is woven into our ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory

    MATLAB Edition

    by William Menke ...
    Since 1984, Geophysical Data Analysis has filled the need for a short, concise reference on inverse theory for individuals who have an intermediate background in science and mathematics. The new edition maintains the accessible and succinct manner for which it is known, with the addition of:MATLAB examples and problem setsAdvanced color graphicsCoverage of new topics, including Adjoint Methods; ... Read more

    $95.99 AUD

  • The Stratosphere

    Dynamics, Transport, and Chemistry

    Book 190 - Geophysical Monograph Series
    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 190.The Stratosphere: Dynamics, Transport, and Chemistry is the first volume in 20 years that offers a comprehensive review of the Earth's stratosphere, increasingly recognized as an important component of the climate system. The volume addresses key advances in our understanding of the stratospheric ... Read more

    $182.99 AUD

  • Geostationary Satellites Collocation

    by Hengnian Li ...
    Geostationary Satellites Collocation aims to find solutions for deploying a safe and reliable collocation control. Focusing on the orbital perturbation analysis, the mathematical foundations for orbit and control of the geostationary satellite. The mathematical and physical principle of orbital maneuver and collocation strategies for multi geostationary satellites sharing with the same dead band ... Read more

    $161.99 AUD