The Geology Companion

Essentials for Understanding the Earth

Author: Gary Prost,Benjamin Prost

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498756093

Category: Science

Page: 468

View: 6701

This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in their neighborhood, where to look for fossils and minerals, or where best to drill a water well. In plain English, The Geology Companion sheds light on the processes that shape the earth and how geology affects people in their daily lives.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 7764

Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 6781

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446767

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 7509

Identifies the region's plant and animal life, offers an overview of natural history, and describes the area's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

The Glaciers' Treasure Trove

A Field Guide to the Lake Michigan Riviera

Author: Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

Publisher: jacqueline w. stewart

ISBN: 9780972748476

Category: Travel

Page: 155

View: 4113

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493011480

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 7976

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Discover Nature in the Rocks

Things to Know and Things to Do

Author: Rebecca Lawton,Diana Lawton,Susan Panttaja

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811727204

Category: Science

Page: 216

View: 8297

Explains how rocks are formed; discusses fossils, erosion, the continents, earthquakes, and meteorites; and suggests projects and experiments

Rettet die Vogelwelt

Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

View: 3911

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446811

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 2535

Identifies the different types of plant and animal life in this region, and offers an overview of its natural history

The Audubon Society Handbook for Birders

Author: Stephen W. Kress

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 322

View: 7757

Beginning birders and amateur naturalists are supplied with information on binoculars, telephoto lenses, and bird walks, and organizations as well as advice on finding and identifying birds

Public Library Catalog

Author: Juliette Yaakov

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN: 9780824210397

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1434

View: 9201

Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

National Audubon Society First Field Guide

Shells

Author: Brian Cassie,National Audubon Society

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780590642330

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 159

View: 506

Provides information about mollusks and their shells and how to identify them, along with detailed descriptions and photographs of fifty common North American shells.

Caves, Cliffs & Canyons

Author: Robert Burnham

Publisher: Discovery Channel Incorporated

ISBN: 9781563319297

Category: Travel

Page: 224

View: 6753

A new series of travel guides designed for a growing market of adventurers. This innovative series boasts a unique approach to travel planning that combines stunning imagery and practical information (including history, culture, tips, and techniques) with profiles of the best, most exciting, interest-specific destinations.

Best Science and Technology Reference Books for Young People

Author: Harold Robert Malinowsky

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 9780897745802

Category: Reference

Page: 216

View: 8704

Guide lists reference books in physical, applied, and natural sciences and technology for readers from elementary school age to young adults. Includes prices, where reviewed, annotations, and subject terms.

Nature Canada

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Natural history

Page: N.A

View: 6081