Earth Sciences


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    Mountain Building In Scotland
    Kevin Jones; Stephen Blake - Paperback - Open University
    Some of Britain's most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. But the Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This book is an account of the origin and demise of that ancient mountain range, based on the geological evidence laid before us in rock exposures.
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    The Antonine Wall
    - Map - RCAHMS
    Built across central Scotland in the mid 2nd century AD on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius, the Antonine Wall marked the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire. This map of the Wall also includes areas where is can be visited and additional information on related museums and reading.
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    Hurricanes
    Jack Williams; Stephen P. Leatherman - Paperback - Colin Baxter
    Hurricanes are some of the deadliest and most destructive storms on earth. It is the combination of their immense size and strength that captures the attention of people around the world. Containing recent research, this is a highly visual look at the complex powers of one of the great wonders of nature.
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    Mathematical Modelling For Earth Sciences
    Xin-She Yang - Paperback - Dunedin
    Topics covered include: vector and matrix analysis, ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, calculus of variations, integral equations, probability, geostatistics, numerical integration, optimisation, finite difference methods, finite volume methods, and more.
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    Scottish Weather
    Chris Robinson; Eileen Finlayson - Paperback - Black & White
    In 'Scottish Weather', you will find out the meanings of smirr, dreich, moor and other Scots words for rain, snow, wind, sun, the forecast, the seasons and weather lore in this informative and entertaining pocket guide.
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    Minerals Of Northern England
    R. F. Symes; B. Young - Paperback - National Museums Scotland
    This work encompasses the minerals of Cumbria, County Durham, Yorkshire, Cleveland and Northumberland. The specimens have been selected for their aesthetic appeal or for their scientific, historical or other interest. Each photo is accompanied by a mineralogical or historical explanation.
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    Datums And Map Projections
    Jonathan Iliffe; Roger Lott - Paperback - Whittles
    While retaining the benefits of the first edition, the expanded second edition offers very much more including a different structure to give a better grouping of common themes, more examples and case studies from around the world, adoption of the terminology of the ISO 19111 standard, and use of colour illustrations.
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    Glacial Geology & Geomorphology: The Landscapes Of Ireland
    A. M. McCabe - Hardback - Dunedin
    Ireland's position on the fringe of Europe in the climatically sensitive north-eastern North Atlantic makes it an ideal laboratory for identifying terrestrial evidence for climatic signals. This work gives a history of the regional geological, geomorphological and geochronological evidence used in ice sheet reconstruction.
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    A Sailor In The Sahara: The Life And Travels In Africa Of Hugh Clapperton, Commander RN
    Jamie Bruce-Lockhart - Hardback - I. B. Tauris
    Jamie Bruce Lockhart has retraced the footsteps of explorer Hugh Clapperton's footsteps and takes the reader through forest, desert and extremes of climate. In this biography the reader witnesses Clapperton's adventures, hopes, fears, misfortunes and his ultimately lonely fate.
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    A History Of The Native Woodlands Of Scotland, 1500-1920
    T. C. Smout; Alan R. MacDonald; Fiona J. Watson - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    A history of Scottish woodlands, this illustrated volume explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920.

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