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book cover of Coasts in Crisis

Coasts in Crisis
Jeffress, Williams S., Kurt Dodd, and Kathleen Krafft Gohn., 1991.
Public Issues in Earth Science,
United States Geological Survey Circular 1075.
U.S. Government Printing Office
Library of Congress Number GB451.2.W55, 8.5" x 11", paperback, 32 pages, full color illustrations and photography.


book cover of The Citizens' Guide to Geologic Hazards

The Citizens' Guide to Geologic Hazards
Nuhfer, Edward B., et al., 1993
American Institute of Professional Geologists.
ISBN 0-933637-10-1
8.5" x 10.875", paperback, 134 pages, full color photography.

This book, written by professionals for lay readers succeeds in combining solid, practical content with easy readability. Through over a hundred color illustrations, the reader is taken upon a comprehensive tour of the hazards presented by earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, ground subsidence, floods, tsunamis, and coastal storm surge, and into an understanding of the controversies that surround the issues of of radon gas and asbestos hazards.


Geodiversity; Valuing and Conserving Abiotic Nature
Gray, Murray., 2004
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.,
ISBN 0-47084896-0
6.5" x 9.5", paperback, 434 pages, black and white illustrations and photography.

This book focuses specifically on the geodiversity of the planet and the threats to this diversity, explains the value of inanimate nature and assesses the approaches that should be taken to conserve it. This book is for geologists and geomorphologists, nature conservationists, ecologists, landscape planners and architects. It would also make an excellent reference for undergraduates studying environmental science and related disciplines.


book cover of More than Skin Deep A Teachers Guide to Caves and Groundwater

More Than Skin Deep
A Teachers Guide to Caves and Groundwater



book cover of Deserts: Geology and Resources

Deserts: Geology and Resources
Walker, A.S., 1992.
General Interest Publications of the U.S. Geological Survey,
United States Geological Survey,.
U .S. Government Printing Office: 1992 0-332-326 QL 2
5.6" x 9.1", paperback, 60 pages, full color photography.



book cover of Geologic Processes at the Land Surface

Geologic Processes at the Land Surface
U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2149
Wilshire, Howard G., Kieth A. Howard, Carl M. Wentworth, and Helen Gibbons.
United States Geological Survey
U.S. Government Printing Office: I 19.3:2149
8.5" x 11", paperback, 41 pages, full color photography.



book cover of Living on Karst: A Reference Guide for Landowners in Limestone Regions

Living on Karst: A Reference Guide For Landowners In Limestone Regions
Cave Conservancy of the Virginias, 1997.
8.5" x 11", paperback, 25 pages, black and white illustrations.



book cover of This Dynamic Earth: the Story of Plate Tectonics

This Dynamic Earth: the Story of Plate Tectonics
Kious, W. Jaquelyne, and Robert I. Tilling, 1997.
United States Department of the Interior
United States Geological Survey
ISBN 0-16-048220-8
8.5" x 10.75", paperback, 77 pages, full color illustrations and photography.


book cover of Volcanoes In America's National Parks

Volcanoes In America's National Parks
Decker, Robert, and Barbara Decker., 2001.
Airphoto International Ltd.
ISBN 962-217-677-1
6" x 8.25", paperback, 256 pages, full color illustrations and photography.


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