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    Empirical-Statistical Downscaling

    R1 596,00
    Empirical-statistical downscaling (ESD) is a method for estimating how local climatic variables are affected by large-scale climatic conditions. ESD has been applied to local climate/weather studies for years. This textbook is suitable for next-generation climate scientists.

    Global Perspectives on Tropical Cyclones: From Science to Mitigation

    R2 604,00
    Presents a comprehensive review of the state of science and forecasting of tropical cyclones together with the application of this science to disaster mitigation, hence the tag: From Science to Mitigation.

    Introduction to flood hydrology

    R310,00 R359,00
    Why should engineering lecturers use this textbook to teach flood hydrology to undergraduate engineers, technologists and technicians?

    The life & love of the sea

    Since time immemorial, humans have been captivated by water. No wonder: ItÆs the most omnipresent substance on Earth and without it life itself would be impossible.

    Volcanoes: Global Perspectives

    R1 095,00 R1 741,37
    Superbly illustrated

    4 Color throughout

    Lockwood and Hazlett both highly respected volcanologists

    Can be read and enjoyed by non-specialists

    Huge adoption potential (lots of volcano coursesworldwide).

    Geochemistry: An Introduction

    R1 673,00
    In this second edition, Albarede refreshingly introduces the essentials of modern geochemistry for students across the Earth and environmental sciences.

    Sea-Level Science: Understanding Tides, Surges, Tsunamis and Mean Sea-Level Changes

    R2 283,00
    This book explores sea-level change on timescales from hours to centuries, its processes and its measurement techniques, for graduate students, researchers and policy-makers.

    Water: A Very Short Introduction

    Around 71% of the Earth's surface is covered in water. In this Very Short Introduction John Finney explores the science of water, its structure and remarkable properties, and its vital role for life on Earth.

    Atmosphere, Weather and Climate

    R2 011,00
    Presents an introduction to the weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed variability and changes, and projected trends. This book offers a comprehensive coverage of global meteorology and climatology.

    Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

    Earth Matters describes the importance of soil, the many ways in which we depend on it, and how humans have worked with the soil throughout history. Exploring the reasons for increasing recognition and respect for soil even among town and city dwellers, Bardgett concludes with a look at current efforts to stop widespread soil degradation.

    Geostatistics for Natural Resources Evaluation

    R4 289,00
    This text covers areas of geostatistical methodology, including: tools for description; quantitative modelling of spatial continuity; spatial prediction; and theoretical background for GSLIB programmes. Application is to environmental data, but the algorithms may be used in other disciplines.

    Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know

    R269,00 R380,00
    Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know is a concise, well-informed primer on one of the most promising yet controversial methods of accessing natural gas and oil. Exploring the promises and pitfalls of fracking, Alex Prud'homme offers an even-handed introduction for an interested general reader.

    OCR Geology AS & A2 Student Book: Exclusively Endorsed by OCR for GCE Geology

    Suitable for teachers of OCR A Level specifications who want to deliver the style A Level, this book engages students and supports them through the transition from GCSE. It includes two sections with advice on improving practical and field skills. It integrates How Science Works to help students understand the underlying principles of science.

    Structural Geology

    R1 195,00 R1 302,41
    This market-leading textbook has been updated to include a chapter on joints and veins, additional examples and stunning new photos.

    Plate Deformation from Cradle to Grave: Seismic Anisotropy and Deformation at Mid-ocean Ridges and in the Lowermost Mantle

    R3 139,00
    This book presents a comprehensive review of the current state of the art in studying flow with anisotropy, mineral physics and geodynamics. It describes several novel methods for the modeling and interpretation of shear wave splitting.