Earth Sciences

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 4

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 4 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Irrigation in California Round about Asheville…

Cloud Studies

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Arthur William Clayden


Classification of clouds, and meteorological condition of how they are formed. Written by Arthur W. Clayden, M.A., who was the former princi…

Principles of Geology

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Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

Understanding Climatic Change

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US Comm. for the Global Atmospheric Research Program and Us Comm. For The Global Atmospheric Research Program


Understanding Climatic Change - A Program for Action is a 1975 report by the US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Alrea…

The Ocean of Air - Meteorology for Beginners

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Agnes Giberne


This is an immensely readable book explaining anything to do with air - the atmosphere, wind and clouds, and life. This 1896 explanation has…

Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

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Edward Tyson Allen


Written by a forester, this book aims to educate people on the importance of maintaining forests and those events which pose a danger to for…

Miscellanea Curiosa, Vol 1

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Edmond Halley


"The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous ex…

San Francisco Before And After The Earthquake

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William Henry Irwin and Willi Irwin


As all but Martians know (and who knows, perhaps even they), the city of San Francisco, California, was destroyed by massive earthquake and …

Volcanoes and Vulcanology (1885-1917)

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Various


This is a collection of short scientific articles on the study of volcanoes and related seismic activity published in Knowledge, A Monthly R…

Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement

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Alva Agee


This book is not a technical treatise and is designed only to point out the plain, every-day facts in the natural scheme of making and keepi…

Micrographia

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Robert Hooke


Published in 1665, this is the first publication of the Royal Society and considered to be the first scientific best-seller. As opposed to t…

A Text-book of Assaying

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Cornelius Beringer and Cornelius Beringerandjohn Jacob Beringer


This is a formal but relaxed text covering assaying techniques for most of the substances which are mined. As the authors say: "At firs…

The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Volume 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition' (Ver…

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Robert Falcon Scott


Captain Scott’s ill-fated journey to the Antarctic Pole in 1911 is part triumph, part tragedy – but also a mythic adventure story which has …

The Life of a Fossil Hunter

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Charles Sternberg


Charles Sternberg was an American fossil collector and paleontologist. He was active in both fields from 1876 to 1928, and collected fossils…

Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks and Adaption in t…

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USGCRP, Usgcrp and Us Global Change Research Program


Are you interested in learning about climate change and its current and future effects on the United States? The Fourth National Climate Ass…

The Ocean: A General Account Of The Science Of The Sea

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John Murray


Sir John Murray, considered to be the father of modern oceanography, discusses the variations in the depths of oceans, and the methods and i…

The Romance of Modern Geology

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Edwin Sharpe Grew


From the series, The Library of Romance, this book introduces the reader to the modern geology of the 1909, with topics that include the bui…

Titan Of Chasms: The Grand Canyon Of Arizona

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Charles F. Lummis


This is a 1906 collection of three essays by men famously associated with The Grand Canyon: Charles A. Higgins, John Wesley Powell, and Cha…

The Rural Magazine and Literary Evening Fire-Side Vol 1 No 1

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Various


This is the first issue of a monthly agricultural magazine for the year 1820. From the introduction: "A leading object of the Rural Ma…

U. S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather

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United States Department Of Energy


This report—part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to support national climate change adaptation planning through the Interagency Climat…

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