NHBS Monthly Catalogue: July 2011
CHASING THE SUN
The Epic Story of the Star that Gives us Life
New Paperback Edition
The Sun is so powerful, so much bigger than us, that it is a terrifying subject. Yet though we depend on it, we take it for granted. Amazingly the first book of its kind, Chasing the Sun is a ......
681 pp, col & b/w illus.
hardcover | 2010 | £29.99 | approx. $50/€34
softcover | 2011 | £8.99 | approx. $15/€11
CHEMISTRY OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
This book is an appealing, concise, and factual account of the chemistry of the solar system. It includes basic facts about the chemical composition of the different bodies in the solar system, ......
496 pp, 79 black & white illustrations.
softcover | 2010 | £29.95 | approx. $50/€34
COMETS, AND HOW TO OBSERVE THEM
Comets have inspired wonder, excitement and even fear ever since they were first observed. But they are important members of the solar system, that contain material from early in the life of the ......
266 pp, 164 black & white illustrations, 13 colour illustrations, 50 black & whi.
softcover | 2010 | £31.99 | approx. $53/€36
GREEN CHEMISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION
R Sanghi and V Singh
The book presents an in depth review from eminent industry practitioners and researchers of the emerging green face of multidimensional environmental chemistry. Topics such as green ......
hardcover | NYP 09/2011 | £130 | approx. $214/€146
HOW WE SEE THE SKY
A Naked-Eye Tour of Day and Night
Gazing up at the heavens from our backyards or a nearby field, most of us see an undifferentiated mess of stars - if, that is, we can see anything at all through the glow of light pollution. Today's ......
224 pp, 66 halftones.
hardcover | NYP 10/2011 | £38.99 | approx. $65/€44
softcover | NYP 10/2011 | £12.99 | approx. $22/€15
HYDRO-GEOMORPHOLOGY, EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION
Edited by Michael J Kirkby
IAHS Benchmark Papers in Hydrology Series
hardcover | 2011 | £103 | approx. $170/€116
INTRODUCTION TO GEOCHEMISTRY
Kula C Misra
This unique guide covers a broad range of topics on the distribution and abundance of elements and isotopes in geologic systems as a result of chemical and isotopic reactions. Chapters ......
softcover | NYP 11/2011 | £37.50 | approx. $62/€43
INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY
William D Nesse
The second edition of Introduction to Mineralogy follows the highly successful first edition, which become an overnight market leader. It consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional ......
442 pp, 432 illus, figs, tabs.
hardcover | NYP 08/2011 | £46.99 | approx. $78/€53
RECENT ADVANCES IN THE TECTONICS OF SEDIMENTARY BASINS
Edited by Cathy Busby and Antonio Azor Perez
All the planet's oil and gas reserves are concentrated in sedimentary basins. This book covers these dynamic entities and the way they form in time and space and the state of the art in ......
hardcover | NYP 10/2011 | £90 | approx. $148/€101
Optical Characteristics, Chemical Composition and Occurrence
Michel Andre Demange
This set, consisting of a book and a CD-ROM, provides a categorized and visualized overview and presents microscopic observations, systematic mineralogy, chemistry, geology, stability, paragenesis, ......
150 pp, 384 col plates on CD-ROM.
NYP 08/2011 | £49.99 | approx. $83/€57
SEISMIC IMAGING AND INVERSION: VOLUME 1
Application of Linear Inverse Theory
Arthur B Weglein and Robert Stolt
Extracting information from seismic data requires knowledge of seismic wave propagation and reflection. The commonly used method involves solving linearly for a reflectivity at every point within ......
468 pp, 119 b/w illus. 1 table 43 exercises.
hardcover | NYP 11/2011 | £75 | approx. $124/€85
A STUDENT'S GUIDE TO GEOPHYSICAL EQUATIONS
The advent of accessible student computing packages has meant that geophysics students can now easily manipulate datasets and gain first-hand modeling experience - essential in developing an ......
hardcover | 2011 | £50 | approx. $83/€57
softcover | 2011 | £19.99 | approx. $33/€23