b'114 Earth ScienceBEST SELLER! Earth Science A unique reference tool with thorough topical coverage that meets the needs of users atthe advanced high-school and college levels.It would also be a useful acquisition for larger public libraries. BooklistThird Edition. Earth Science, comprising 487 lengthy essays on basic topics in geology, geophysics, atmospheric sciences, oceanography, environmental science, paleontology, and planetary science, is designed to provide an introduction to our latest understanding of the Earths physical features and dynamic processes. All of the essays begin with a summary statement that explains why the topic is important to the study of the Earth and a listing of principal terms and their definitions helps to orient the reader to the essay. The text itself is broken into informative subheadings that guide the readers to areas of particular interest. An annotated bibliography closes each essay referring the reader to external sources for further study that are of use to both students and non-specialists. The set also includes more than 300 illustrationstables, charts, drawings,and photographsthat display basic principles, phenomena, and geological features of our world and thesolar system.EARTH SCIENCE & GLOBAL RESOURCES FREEEight Volume Set | May 2012/October 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-989-8 | Library Price: $895Online AccessFREE Visit www.salempress.com for information about the Earth Science two-volume subsets on Physics & Chemistry of the Earth, Earths Surface & History, Earth Materials & Resources and Earths Weather, Water & Atmosphere.Encyclopedia of Global ResourcesTop 75 Community College ResourcesCHOICE, June 2020 Outstanding Reference SourceALANotable for authoritative content written at a level accessible to the student and layperson, the Encyclopedia of Global Resources is highly recommended for high-school, college and public libraries.BooklistThird Edition. The articles in this set are extremely diverse, with articles covering soil, fisheries, forests, aluminum, the Industrial Revolution, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the hydrologic cycle, glass, and placer mineral deposits. Top resourcesmineral based, biologically based, and energy related (such as oil and tar sands)are covered, as well as ecological resources such as Earths atmosphere and its biodiversity, core nations from Argentina to Zimbabwe, government laws and international conventions, milestone historical events, and energy resources from biofuels, coal, hydropower, wind, and nuclearpower. This fully updated and expanded third edition includes hundreds of new and updated entries to extend their relevance to todays global economy. Dozens of charts, tables, graphs, and appendixes supplement the text, providing students and researchers with worldwide insights on where we derive ourFREEmineral and biological resources, how they are processed, for what purposes they are used, and whereOnline AccessFREE they stand in our current economy.See Also: Principles of Geology, pg. 108 May 2019 | Four Volumes; 1,600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-056-3 | Library Price: $395SCIENCENotable Natural DisastersThorough and thoughtful descriptions of 100 of the most tragic disasters of all time Logically organized this work stands out for its currency, arrangement, and chronological perspective. A great addition to any collection. Library JournalSecond Edition. Notable Natural Disasters combines scientific concepts with gripping narrative details about some of the worst disasters in history, including Avalanches, Blizzards, Droughts, Dust & Sand Storms, Earthquakes, El Nio, Epidemics, Explosions, Famines, Fires, Floods, Fog, Heat Waves, Hurricanes, Icebergs, Landslides, Lightning Strikes, Meteorites, Smog, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Volcanic Eruptions, and Wind Gusts. The set begins with disaster overviews by type. Each essay explains the disaster in scientific terms. First, a few sentences define the natural phenomenon and its importance. Then the factors involved (e.g., chemical reactions, ice, wind) and the regions affected (cities, coasts, forests) are listed. Subsections discuss the science behind the phenomenon in lay terms, and go on to discuss prevention, preparations, rescue and relief efforts.The overviews are followed by entries on more than 100 of the worst disasters in history. These narrative-style essays offer facts, figures, and interesting stories.FREE Online Access May 2017 | Three Volumes; 1,200 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-332-9 | Library Price: $275FREEeBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 114 2022-12-28 11:16 AM'