2 Elizabeth Rowan Keith
The Teton Range Formation in the Rocky Mountains of North America
商品説明：The geomorphology of the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains of North American land formation is described. The geologic features of the Teton Range and surrounding areas are discussed, including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the geologic history of eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. Includes references and photographs. 。
3 Kathy Sawyer
The Rock From Mars
商品説明：In this riveting book, acclaimed journalist Kathy Sawyer reveals the deepest mysteries of space and some of the most disturbing truths on Earth. The Rock from Mars is the story of how two planets and the spheres of politics and science all collided at the end of the twentieth century. It began sixteen million years ago. An asteroid crashing into Mars sent fragments flying into space and, eons late...
4 Kyung Sik Woo/Young Kwan Sohn/Ung San Ahn
Jeju Island Geopark - A Volcanic Wonder of Korea
商品説明：This book will deal with geological as well as cultural, historical, archaeological and biological aspects in Jeju Global Geopark. It will start with introduction of Jeju Global Geopark, geographic setting, habitats, history, economy and tourism, management, general geology and geosites, future geosites, other significant heritage sites, economically sustainable tourism, education and promotion an...
5 Giancarlo Varnier
商品説明：The Cenozoic or Tertiary Era, derives its name from the greek and means "recent life". It covers the long period of time ranging from 65 to 1.8 million years ago. For the great success of the Mammals, the Cenozoic is also called the Age of Mammals.Birds conquer the heavens, no longer dominated by the flying reptiles. Toward the end of this Age will come out early hominids. 。
6 Richard L. Handy/Merlin G. Spangler
商品説明：Master the Latest Developments in Soil Testing and New Applications of Geotechnical Engineering Geotechnical Engineering: Principles and Practices offers students and practicing engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach to the principles and methods of soil and geotechnical engineering. This updated classic builds from basic principles of soil mechanics and applies them to new topics, inclu...
7 Richard Fortey
Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Text Only)
商品説明：This edition does not include illustrations. ‘Dry Store Room No. 1’ is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academic rigour and imagination. Behind the public façade of any great museum there lies a secret domain: one of unseen galleries, locked doors, priceless specimens ...
8 Elisa Buforn/Carmen Pro/Agustín Udías
Solved Problems in Geophysics
商品説明：Solving problems is an indispensable exercise for mastering the theory underlying the various branches of geophysics. This book is a collection of nearly 200 problems in geophysics, which are solved in detail showing each step of their solution, the equations used and the assumptions made. Simple figures are also included to help students understand how to reduce a problem to its key elements. The...
商品説明：This book addresses the latest issues in multiscale geomechanics. Written by leading experts in the field as a tribute to Jean Biarez (1927-2006), it can be of great use and interest to researchers and engineers alike. A brief introduction describes how a major school of soil mechanics came into being through the exemplary teaching by one man. Biarez's life-long work consisted of explaining the el...
10 John Dee
Eat the Food, Drink the Water and Kiss Your Ass Good-bye Travel guide
商品説明：If you have never traveled before; This IS Your Book! If you are a seasoned traveler; This Is YOUR Book! If you travel at all; This Is Your BOOK! John Dee, international explorer and Guide shares some important how to's and some not too important stories about travel. Eat, Drink and party your way around the world with author John Dee. This book's rating will be around PG 16. Here is the breakdown...
11 David R. Montgomery
The Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood
商品説明：How the mystery of the Bible's greatest story shaped geology: a MacArthur Fellow presents a surprising perspective on Noah's Flood. In Tibet, geologist David R. Montgomery heard a local story about a great flood that bore a striking similarity to Noah’s Flood. Intrigued, Montgomery began investigating the world’s flood stories andーdrawing from historic works by theologians, natural philosophers, a...
12 Nick Norman
商品説明：Geological Journeys: a traveller’s guide to South Africa’s rocks and landforms is an essential companion for car journeys. How often have we wondered about the jaunty tilt of a mountain ahead, the unusual patterns of a road cutting, the colour and texture of the roadside soil, or the purpose of a distant minehead? This handy volume offers answers and explanations about features along all the major...
13 Joe Dan Lowry
商品説明：Turquoise has been mined on six continents and traded by cultures throughout the world's history, including the Europeans, Chinese, Mayan, Aztec, Inca, and Southwest Native Americans. It has been set in silver and gold jewelry, cut and shaped into fetish animals, and even formed to represent gods in many religions. This gemstone is displayed in museums around the world, representing the arts and t...
Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security
商品説明：Traditional notions of security are premised on the primacy of state security. In relation to energy security, traditional policy thinking has focused on ensuring supply without much emphasis on socioeconomic and environmental impacts. Non-traditional security (NTS) scholars argue that threats to human security have become increasingly prominent since the end of the Cold War, and that it is thus c...
15 Gary Mavko/Tapan Mukerji/Jack Dvorkin
The Rock Physics Handbook
商品説明：The Rock Physics Handbook addresses the relationships between geophysical observations and the underlying physical properties of rocks. It distills a vast quantity of background theory and laboratory results into a series of concise chapters that provide practical solutions to problems in geophysical data interpretation. This expanded second edition presents major new chapters on statistical rock ...
16 Glenn W. Worthington
How To Find Genuine Diamonds in Arkansas
商品説明：The author teaches the three, main methods for finding diamonds in Arkansas. He also gives examples of people who have found success using these methods. Men, women, children, and the elderly can use these methods to find valuable diamonds at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park which is open to the public 362 days each year. The author writes from experience because he has found over 200 diamo...
17 Ian Vince
The Lie of the Land
商品説明：Like most of us, Ian Vince used to think of the British countryside as average, unexciting - as dramatic as a nice cup of tea. Then, over the course of a single car journey, the features of our green and pleasant land reawakened a fascination with geology that he had long forgotten, and he began to delve beneath the surface (metaphorically, that is). From the rocks of north-west Scotland which are...
18 Robert Beauford
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
商品説明：With a research science background in both archeology and planetary science, as well as 20 years of experience as a silversmith, and gem and jewelry retailer, Robert Beauford offers a unique view of the geological, archeological, and cultural importance of the gemstone, turquoise. This book goes beyond offering answers to common questions about the stone. It provides an in-depth view of geology an...
19 John McPhee
Annals of the Former World
商品説明：The Pulitzer Prize-winning view of the continent, across the fortieth parallel and down through 4.6 billion years Twenty years ago, when John McPhee began his journeys back and forth across the United States, he planned to describe a cross section of North America at about the fortieth parallel and, in the process, come to an understanding not only of the science but of the style of the geologists...
20 Gheorghe Romanescu/Cristian Constantin Stoleriu/Andrei Enea
Limnology of the Red Lake, Romania
商品説明：The Red Lake is a natural barrier lake at the foot of the Hasmasu Mare Mountains in the Eastern Carpathian Range in Romania. It was formed when the Bicaz River was blocked by a natural dam resulting from two landslides during an extreme heavy storm in 1837. This book presents an interdisciplinary and comprehensive study on the physical, chemical, geographical and ecological aspects of Red Lake (La...