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21st Century Geothermal Energy: A History of Geothermal Energy Research and Development in the United States - Volume 3 - Reservoir Engineering 1976-2006
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,080. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This report examines the work done in one key area of geothermal technology development: Reservoir Engineering. Companion reports cover work in other areas, including Drilling, Energy Conversion, and Exploration.
21st Century Geothermal Energy: A History of Geothermal Energy Research and Development in the United States - Volume 2 - Drilling 1976-2006
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Environmental Environmental Science
This report examines the work done in one key area of geothermal technology development: drilling. The history focuses on the period from 1976 to 2006 when the Department was the lead agency for geothermal technology research as mandated by the Geothermal Research, Development and Demonstration Act of 1974.
21st Century Geothermal Energy: A History of Geothermal Energy Research and Development in the United States - Volume 1 - Exploration 1976-2006
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This report examines the work done in one key area of geothermal technology development, exploration. It documents the many and varied accomplishments stemming from the Government's sponsorship of geothermal research since 1976.
Il Mistero dell'Universo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 3, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Da sempre il Mistero dell’Universo e della Vita ha affascinato la mente dell’uomo. Il progredire della conoscenza intorno ai corpi che costellano la volta celeste ha scandito le tappe salienti della sua evoluzione. Il complesso di conoscenze di cui oggi disponiamo ha aperto le porte ad interrogativi che sembrano superare i limiti della comprensione umana.
Historic Diamonds Return to Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 8 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
A set of 10 diamonds had been hidden away in a natural history museum in Philadelphia for decades. They weighed nearly a total of 23 carats. Once they finally resurfaced they made their way back to their native state and are now on public display in Piggott, Arkansas. See photos and read the amazing story about each of these unique, USA diamonds.
December 21, 2012: Survival Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
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December 21, 2012: Survival Guide explores some of the theories, predictions and science about this date, but focuses more on survival in nature and a post-apocalyptic world. Much of the information included can be used in everyday life, even if there is no cataclysm, and knowing the planet you live on is never a bad idea.
I Am With You: The Earth Speaks to Us
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
In 1996, Sten Linnander experienced the Earth speaking to him in a clear, unequivocal voice. Thus began a three-month series of communications between the author and the Earth. It then took Sten fifteen years to overcome his doubts and skepticism, both about the statements made by the Earth and how they would be received by the public. You can now read these communications for yourself.
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Death Valley is a strange and unique area found in the state of California. Do you know: When do animals in Death Valley hibernate? Is Death Valley above or below sea level? What happens to most of the rain that tries to fall in Death Valley? What happens to your teeth when you smile in Death Valley? Find out more about Death Valley and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ghost Mountains and Vanished Oceans: North America from Birth to Middle Age
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
We are not simply passengers on a dead piece of cosmic debris whirling through space; we are an integral part of an exceptional, dynamic system that produced both ourselves and our Earth. In a very real sense, geology made us. This is that story.
The Energy Solution...
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Using the concept of 'electro-magnetic energy' the author provides an easy alternative solution to the combustion engine that we all know and trust today...
The Mother Plane - UFO's
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This book is comprised of sixteen articles written by Elijah Muhammad in the Nation of Islam's official Newspaper, Muhammad Speaks, beginning May, 1973. What had previously been known as Ezekiel's Wheel or his vision of the wheel, was in fact called The Mother Plane, because it is today in fact, not visions, a humanly built planet, or the "mother" of all planes, so teaches Elijah Muhammad.
The Wise Old Gnome Speaks: How to Really, Really, Really Care About Your Garden
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This book will save you time and money, because the author has already done the years of research, experimentation, observation and hard work for you. It's a practical, fluff-free guide that will demystify gardening and enable you to understand how plants grow, what they need to thrive, and the things you can do to provide the best environment for them.
The Edge of Cataclysmic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Trestle Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Number Eight in The Author’s Lab/Collaboration is here and it is the first one that is being done in more than one part. “The Edge of Cataclysmic” has some serious undertones to it as Big Daddy Abel takes on the subject of Global Warming, an issue near and dear to his immense heart and soul. The companion to this piece will have possible solutions to Global Warming.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow (IS-8.a) - Earthquake Causes and Characteristics, Effects, Protecting Your Community, Hazard Reduction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) deals with implementation of seismic safety rules to make buildings safe during earthquakes.
Cobbles, Gravel, Sand, ... Oh My!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Here is an Earth Science Project that is fun and educational. It has been tried out by hundreds of kids from the 3rd grade on up. It can be used for the classroom or the home, either way, your kids will have fun!
2011 Essential Guide to Hurricane Survival, Safety, and Preparedness: Practical Emergency Plans and Protective Measures, Plus Complete Information on Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 365,030. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides a thorough review of practical emergency plans and protective measures for surviving the horrible consequences of hurricanes: winds, floods, and storm surge. There is material from every federal agency with a role in hurricane survival: NOAA, National Weather Service, National Hurricane Center, FEMA, and the CDC.
Power Plant Cooling Technologies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Hybrid cooling systems could potentially save water. Water shortage is a major problem facing the power industry in many nations around the world. The largest consumer of water in most power plants is the wet cooling tower. To assist water and energy saving for thermal power stations using conventional evaporative wet cooling towers, a novel hybrid cooling system is investigated in this book.
Vom Urknall zur Überbevölkerung
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: German. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Yog - ein Quark - erzählt die Geschichte des Weltalls vom Anfang bis zur Gegenwart, in verständlicher Sprache, für Leser vom Teenager bis zum Rentner. Alles im Weltall besteht aus Quarks und Elektronen, deswegen wissen sie auch Alles. Außer den Unterschieden zwischen Menschen und anderen Tieren, einschließlich ihrer abnormalen sexuellen Gewohnheiten, wird das größte Problem des Planeten erörtert.
2011 Tsunami Sourcebook: Japanese Disaster, Science and Survival Guides, History, Physics, Detection and Forecasting, Warning Systems, Designing for Tsunamis, Hazard Mitigation Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
One of nature's most powerful and destructive forces is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with complete details on every aspect of tsunamis - including reports on the catastrophic Honshu, Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011. Over 300 pages cover science, forecasting, physics, preparations, warning systems, history, mitigation, and much more.
Loose Gemstone Guide - Secrets of the Gem Revealed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Ebook.Gd Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Gemstones are indeed so lovely and adorable! But you do not need to research them individually anymore because all of your favorite gemstones are found in one book! Loose Gemstone Guide takes you to a world of wonder and majesty as it presents over 75 precious stones man has ever seen! Complete with pictures and descriptions, be enthralled by these gemstones and be amazed by how nature has...