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Volcanology & seismology

Hardcover. Subduction dynamics has been actively studied through seismology, mineral physics, and laboratory and numerical experiments. Editor(s): Morra, Gabriele; Yuen, David A.; King, Scott D.; Lee, Sang Mook; Stein, Seth. Series: Geophysical Monograph Series. Num Pages: 210 pages. BIC Classification: RBC; RBGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 150 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
210
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118888858
ISBN
9781118888858

€ 136.91
€ 21.46

Hardcover. Vesuvius is one of the most dangerous volcanoes on Earth. Its story is fascinating - not only its geological and geographical history, but also the social, religious and intellectual impact that the volcano had upon the people living around it. This book presents the history of the relationship between Vesuvius and the people who live close to it. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrated. BIC Classification: 1DST; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 164 x 22. Weight in Grams: 818.
Publisher
Dunedin Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903544259
ISBN
9781903544259

€ 33.65

Paperback. Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster. Num Pages: 336 pages, 8 pages of illustrations; 8 maps. BIC Classification: 1MBN; 3JJPN; JFFC; JKSR; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393353587
ISBN
9780393353587

€ 17.14

Paperback. The volcanoes of Europe offer dramatic landscapes, intriguing geological and geographical characteristics, and compelling histories of their interaction with those who have chosen to live on and near them. This new colour illustrated edition presents a wealth of up-to-date material in a comprehensive and thoroughly researched introduction. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; RBC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 417 x 200 x 19. Weight in Grams: 890.
Publisher
Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780460420
ISBN
9781780460420

€ 40.04

Hardcover. Volcanic eruptions are the clear and dramatic expression of dynamic processes in planet Earth. This title explains in an easy to understand manner the basics and the findings in the field. Based on over 300 color figures and the model of plate tectonics, it offers insight into the generation of magmas and the occurrence and origin of volcanoes. Num Pages: 324 pages, 5 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 279 x 221 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1548.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Number of pages
334
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783540436508
ISBN
9783540436508

€ 95.37

Hardcover. Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian bargain with the risk of devastation by an earthquake. Today, around half of the world's largest cities - as many as sixty - lie in areas of major seismic activity. This book presents a scientific study of earthquakes. Num Pages: 256 pages, 15 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBTB; RBC; RNR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 242 x 28. Weight in Grams: 562.
Publisher
publisher:Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
9780500518595
ISBN
9780500518595

€ 21.99
€ 7.51

Paperback. An insightful introduction to one ofthe most unpredictable forces on Earth. Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; RBC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851687251
ISBN
9781851687251

€ 13.99
€ 11.30

Hardcover. Presents the mechanical models of earthquake and volcanic processes, emphasizing earth-surface deformations that can be compared with observations from Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers, Interferometric Radar (InSAR), and borehole strain- and tiltmeters. Num Pages: 456 pages, 13 color illus.1 halftone. 269 line illus. BIC Classification: PHVG; RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 256 x 183 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1138.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
464
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691133027
ISBN
9780691133027

€ 109.30
€ 102.45

Paperback. In this richly illustrated account, James Hamilton explores the scientific and cultural history of the volcano. The book moves from Greek and Roman myth to the earliest-known wall painting of an erupting volcano in 6200 BC, to the distinctive colours of Andy Warhol, to Michael Sandle's exploding mountains of the 1980s. Series: Earth. Num Pages: 208 pages, 85 colour illustrations, 104 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 149 x 15. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861899170
ISBN
9781861899170

€ 20.99
€ 19.09

Hardcover. Num Pages: 356 pages, 8 page B&W image insert. BIC Classification: BM; RBC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 162 x 30. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Pegasus Books United States
Number of pages
356
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605989211
ISBN
9781605989211

€ 29.99
€ 19.38

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DNC; 3JF; PDZ; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 2. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Profile Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781252666
ISBN
9781781252666

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. A new edition of Peter Francis's highly respected text, reflecting new research findings and new eruptions. Preserving the immense clarity and engaging humour of the first edition including a new chapter on hazards and risk mitigation. Num Pages: 536 pages, numerous halftones and line figures. BIC Classification: RBC; RNR. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 189 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1088.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
534
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199254699
ISBN
9780199254699

€ 67.93

Paperback. The last 20,000 years has seen our world flip from icehouse to greenhouse, provoking earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic outbursts. Like a giant stirring from a long sleep, the Earth beneath our feet tossed and turned. Bill McGuire argues that climate change is once more setting the scene for the giant to reawaken, and we can already see the signs. Num Pages: 320 pages, 30 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; RBC; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 135 x 17. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199678754
ISBN
9780199678754

€ 15.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. Series: Asia/Pacific/Perspectives. Num Pages: 226 pages, 8 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; RBC; RNR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 498.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442220096
ISBN
9781442220096

€ 97.79
€ 87.59

Paperback. Num Pages: 312 pages, 25 halftones. 25 line illus. 1 table. BIC Classification: 1FMN; 3JH; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691168623
ISBN
9780691168623

€ 21.99
€ 20.81

Paperback. * Multidisciplinary examples throughout the text - catering to students in varied disciplines (geology, mineralogy, petrology, physics, etc.). * Most up to date book on the market - includes recent seismic events such as the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey, Greece, and Taiwan). Num Pages: 512 pages, 575 illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 274 x 220 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1108.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780865420786
ISBN
9780865420786

€ 77.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 636 pages. BIC Classification: 1MTANC; RBC; RBG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 194 x 235 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1238.
Publisher
Elsevier
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780128096635
ISBN
9780128096635

€ 78.09

Hardcover. Brian Upton explores Scotland's volcanoes from the most recent examples to volcanoes of the obscure Precambrian times which left their signature in the ancient rocks of the far north-west. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; RBC; RBGF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 168 x 243 x 21. Weight in Grams: 712.
Publisher
Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780460567
ISBN
9781780460567

€ 33.89

Hardcover. A scientific resource that presents information on ten thousand years of volcanic activity on Earth. It also includes fresh photographs and data on some of the most common rock types forming each volcano, information on population densities near volcanoes, and other features. Num Pages: 568 pages, 2/C throughout + 2/C endsheets. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 279 x 223 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1822.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
568
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
3rd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520268777
ISBN
9780520268777

€ 80.53
€ 75.90

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8 page B&W insert. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Pegasus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605986852
ISBN
9781605986852

€ 13.99
€ 10.54

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