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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
Written by Sarah Garlick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212826
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

Written by Sarah Garlick


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and... Read more >
Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
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The Whole Story of Climate
The Whole Story of Climate
Written by E. Kirsten Peters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146726
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The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $26.00

Accessible and engagingly written, this book is essential reading for anyone looking to understand one of our most important contemporary debates. In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

Accessible and engagingly written, this book is essential reading for anyone looking to understand one of our most important contemporary debates. In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Earth
Earth
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307574336
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Earth
An Intimate History
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in... Read more >
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Dry Storeroom No. 1
Dry Storeroom No. 1
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275523
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Dry Storeroom No. 1
The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $18.95

A remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary people, meticulous research, and driving passions that make London’s Natural History Museum one of the world’s greatest institutions.

In an elegant and illuminating narrative, Richard Fortey takes his readers to a place where only a few privileged scientists, curators, and research specialists have been—the hallowed... Read more >
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British Fossils
British Fossils
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806868
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British Fossils

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $12.95

The fossil-bearing rocks of the British Isles represent life from the last 2,900 million years and the UK is seen by many as the cradle of modern geology. Using the geological map of Britain, expert palaeontologist Peter Doyle offers a comprehensive guide to fossils in the UK, plotting the main fossil... Read more >
Dry Storeroom No. 1
Dry Storeroom No. 1
Written by Richard Fortey
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ISBN: 9780307269409
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Dry Storeroom No. 1

Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $14.99

A remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary people, meticulous research, and driving passions that make London’s Natural History Museum one of the world’s greatest institutions.

In an elegant and illuminating narrative, Richard Fortey takes his readers to a place where only a few privileged scientists, curators, and research specialists have been—the hallowed... Read more >
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Visible Bones
Visible Bones
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615245
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Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Rock From Mars
The Rock From Mars
Written by Kathy Sawyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365279
Our Price: $14.99
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The Rock From Mars
A Detective Story on Two Planets
Written by Kathy Sawyer


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $14.99

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... Read more >
Earth
Earth
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375706202
Our Price: $20.00
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Earth
An Intimate History
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $20.00

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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