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Is the Earth Flat or Round?
Series: Christian Journeys. Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Global Stuff Shop Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Is the planet Earth flat, as some people say, or is it round, as most people believe? Is there scientific evidence either way? What does the Bible have to say about the Earth?
Identification of Diamonds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This book takes a look at diamonds, in particular the common forms of diamond, rocks in which diamonds are found in nature, diamond types, electrical behaviour, thermal conductivity, chemical composition, crystallography, hardness, specific gravity, determining synthetic diamonds to natural, colour, clarity methods, diamond enhancements, & more…
Identification of Synthetic Gemstones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This ebook takes a brief look at synthetic gemstones, in particular cubic zirconia and the various manufacturing methods used to produce synthetic gemstones. This is volume 13 of the Australian Gemstones series and this volume is only available, at this stage, as an ebook.
Identification of Garnets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This ebook takes a brief look at garnet gemstones. It covers some of the varieties, diagnostic inclusions, chemical composition, deposit occurrences, synthetic garnets, and more. This is volume 12 of the Australian Gemstones series and this volume is only available as an ebook.
Identification of Ornamental Gem Materials: Australian Gemstones Series Book 10
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This publication takes a look at a number of ornamental gem varieties including lapis lazuli, sodalite, turquoise, variscite, nephrite jade, jadeite, prehnite, rhodonite, rhodochrosite, malachite, obsidian, unakite and hematite. It covers in detail the appearance and diagnostic properties of each.
Identification of Emeralds : Emerald Identification, Treatments, Crystallography, Synthetics, Where to Find Them, Geological Formation, Inclusions & More… (Australian Gemstones Series Book 11)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Emerald Identification, Treatments, Crystallography, Synthetics, Where to Find Them, Geological Formation, Inclusions & More… This book covers several aspects of emerald identification including:- -Chemical composition -Crystallographic system -Typical habit -Colouring ion -Geological environment of formation -Common inclusions specific to particular locations -Locations where emeralds are found
Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 - 9
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties, Book 6 Identification of Amber, Book 7 Identification of Coral, Book 8 Identification of Pearls and Book 9 Identification of Opals.
Identification of Opals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This book contains a wealth of information on various types of opals, their appearance, diagnostic properties, imitations and how to tell the difference between potch and precious opal. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify opals.
The Physical & Optical Properties of Gemstones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This book contains a wealth of information on the physical and optical properties of gemstones. It covers in great detail each facet of these properties in the hope it will assist you, the reader, in correctly identifying gemstones. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner.
How to forecast volcanoes
Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: British English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
How to forecast volcanoes in 175 or eight thousand words
Beyond The Salt Shaker - How Salt Changed Mankind
Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Beyond The Salt Shaker - How Salt Changed Mankind is an intuitive look at how salt has helped humanity survive and thrive. Mankind depends upon salt. Consider the purpose of salt. It is a multi-purpose ingredient. It heals quickly and seasons perfectly. Salt in water. Salt on food. Salt on skin. Salt in the air. Salt really is everywhere.
C космическим путеводителем по Земле
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: Russian. Published: March 4, 2016 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Земля исхожена, изъезжена и, казалось бы, досконально изучена. Но наблюдение её с космической высоты открывает планету заново. Эта книга о том, что добавила к нашим знаниям «География из космоса»
Status of the World's Soil Resources. Technical Summary
Price: Free! Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This document presents a summary of the first Status of the World’s Soil Resources report, the goal of which is to make clear the essential connections between human well-being and the soil. The report provides a benchmark against which our collective progress to conserve this essential resource can be measured.
Rocket Propellants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
We all know that rocket fuel is powerful, dangerous and scary. But on its own rocket fuel doesn't do much - it needs an oxidiser and then you have rocket propellant. There are five main classes of rocket propellant, from the frozen cryogenics liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen to the toxic and mutagenic mono-methyl hydrazine. But what is the environmental cost of all this smoke and flame?
Космические законы
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Чтобы не нарушать законы, нужно их хотя бы знать. С космическими законами ситуация усложняется тем, что информация об этих законах доступна далеко не каждому.
Environmental effects: It's our doing
Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
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Human activity is the dominant cause of global warming observed since the 1950s, and scientists predict temperatures will rise another 0.3˚C to 4.8˚C this century.
Edible Insects
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
BP Oil Spill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Acidic Oceans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Plastics in the Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.