ENERGY & BIOMES Science Encyclopedia of Energy “This excellent reference work is extremely broad in scope yet covers a vast amount of material on the topic of energy in a nontechnical, highly readable manner.” —CHOICE A comprehensive look at a timely topic, the four volumes of Encyclopedia of Energy discuss the various aspects of energy in 585 easy-to-read essays. These volumes serve as a general and non-technical resource for students and teachers to: • Understand the importance of energy • Appreciate the influence of energy on societies around the world • Learn the history of energy • Initiate educational discussion on the social and topical articles in the work Tracing the routes and roots of energy through history, especially since the Industrial Revolution, and explaining the current levels of energy use and production across the globe, this encyclopedia is the definitive reference to essential energy and power information. From “clean coal” to oil to windpower, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, the Encyclopedia of Energy is a worldwide round-up of energy-related curricular disciplines, including: history, sociology, environmentalism, public policy, science, engineering, and business. Especially targeted toward high-school students and undergraduates, this outstanding reference work is edited to tie into various curriculums. Pedagogical elements include a Topic Finder, Chronology, Resource Guide, Glossary, Appendix, and thorough Index. Presented in four volumes in an A-to-Z format, the Encyclopedia of Energy is richly illustrated with photos, charts, and tables, all comprising a unique resource. October 2012 | 4 Volumes | 1,560 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-849-5 | Library Price: $495 Biomes & Ecosystems “The articles are well written and cover the biomes and ecosystems in depth. Recommended as a good addition to high school and public library collections.” —Booklist These comprehensive volumes serve as a general and non-technical resource for students and teachers to: • Understand the importance of biomes and ecosystems • Discover the biology and geography of these places • Learn the history of biomes and ecosystems • Be aware of the ecological importance of biomes and ecosystems around the world Biomes and Ecosystems is a comprehensive review of key biological and geographic classifications tied to the high school and college curriculum. The reference work covers the broad scope of biomes and ecosystems around the world, from puddles on the street to coral reefs in Australia, from rain forests in Brazil to the tundra in Siberia. Each article delves into the properties that make the subject a biome or ecosystem, and how those features work together. Especially targeted toward high school students and undergraduates, this outstanding reference work is edited to make the content readily accessible as well to patrons of public, academic, and university libraries. April 2013 | 4 Volumes | 1,400 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3813-9 | Library Price: $395 FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more information (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! ENERGY & BIOMES SCIENCE 112