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Top Customer Reviews: North Pole, South ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: The Universe Next ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Geophysics: A Very ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
5 / 5
There is a lot the reservation of popular science that resupplies has detailed descriptions of the geological characteristics of an Earth like tectonics, geomagnetism, gravity, seismology and like this advance. More this in spite of requires a reader partorisca accept a lot of some theories, tried or otherwise, partorisca be taken in value of face without any explanation of an underlying investigation and the technicians have used partorisca gather a data. Ossia A realm of Geofísicos and a VSI of this title is an excellent volume that resupplies such information in a lot understandable the constant text for diagrams and numerous maps. It is an ideal mate the Tectonics of Dish in a VSI serious but will appeal to any interested in of the sciences of earth or considering geophysics like the option of studio of the series. An informative reserve which is the credit to a ethos of VSI publications.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
I;m reading the book on paleogeography (History of Tierra and Paleogeography byTorsvik and Roosters), and a geophysical methods that is employ partorisca reconstruct a movement of continents was the bit in my boss. This AVSI resupplied me with the clear introduction to some concepts has employed for geophysicists (mainly that they have to that do with paleomagnetism). This averts, a book gave the flavour of a fascinating realm of geofísicos.
5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Third Eye ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Clouds in a Glass ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
4 / 5
I love experiences of physics that can be does int cookery, a house, or an out of doors. Waits that this book could be the useful addition to this gender. Sad, no a yard. It is full of experiences an author has directed, but unfortunately is not docile the demonstration of table of the cookery.

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4 / 5
This is not the chummy book of experience of science of cookery. A science is serious and some obtuse principles. I have studied this class of what in university and found some of him hard in disposal, although I think that that I averted with him luzcáis comprising partorisca an endeavour.
An author rambles the bit, mixing exposure and reminisces. This is not the terrible thing, but can not be that it attended. Some of some experiences are elegant and ready, and has impressed mine 6 year-old considerably. An author is bent is to some optical phenomena, like reasons a heaven is blue, more than a meteorological, this in spite of has abundance in there.
A fun and interesting book in the conversational and sometimes amusing formed. And yes, finally I can explain reason a heaven is blue.
5 / 5
This book has been invaluable mine insignia the university class in the climate of an Earth. I have been able to the attractive was some of some ready demonstrations in a room. Has not reading never more understandable descriptions of pressure, "hot", a latent heat of vaporisation, and blackbody radiation, that comprises his report to a greenhouse effect. An author dismissive commentaries the global animating so only some current fad of 1982 has not been a test of time. His book, this in spite of, will help the educators explain to some ours the audiences say circumstances so that something could be fact roughly that.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
I love experiences of physics that can be does int cookery, a house, or an out of doors. It has expected this book could be the useful addition to this gender. Sad, has not done a yard. It is full of experiences an author has directed, but unfortunately is not docile the demonstration of table of the cookery.

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5 / 5
This book has been recommended partorisca my course of atmospheric physicist, like this often resupplies an alternative,simple view on that that can be subject delicate . It is easy to choose up and place down, and can be read in of the sections. He also appealed to an audience that diverse adolescent the graduates, although the adolescents that can find slightly hard in disposal like this some of some subjects can take complicated, and often resupplies the hands of plus-on approach to that that can be abstract ideas .
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Think that it was One has given informative books that prefer, any one is too simple, mine is written a lot well. You attains The transmit some new visions has given phenomena has given every day. It is incredible those that ask A lot here do: reason a lot go back exits a small 'cloud' tile bottles has given beer grieve stappate? Because The wet sand is darker respect The that asciutta... A calssico the book has given divulging would have averted the data and the charts instead this bed resupplies and explains him esaustivamente. Absolutely It Gives to read!
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
My husband is the student forecaster and interested in atmospheric physicist; this book is written simply quite that is enjoyable to read and understandable same to the layman taste, while sharing to detail quite scientific that my husband enjoyed it. While you could direct your own experiences with this book, some experiences are explained as if an author is saying an interesting history and always followed for the scientific explanation roughly like a leading example relates to atmospheric physicist. It is really a lot necessary to re-create some calm experiences, unless master.

Has thought that was a enjoyable book that looked for to do a reader a curious plus and interested in atmospheric physicist by means of examples and of the subjects could relate to. Present well for the scientifically bent person, in the reasonable prize.
4 / 5
This is not the chummy book of experience of science of cookery. A science is serious and some obtuse principles. I have studied this class of what in university and found some of him hard in disposal, although I think that that I averted with him luzcáis comprising for an endeavour.
An author rambles the bit, mixing exposure and reminisces. This is not the terrible thing, but can not be that it attended. Some of some experiences are elegant and ready, and has impressed mine 6 year-old considerably. An author is bent is to some optical phenomena, like reasons a heaven is blue, more than a meteorological, this in spite of has abundance in there.
A fun and interesting book in the conversational and sometimes amusing formed. And yes, finally I can explain reason a heaven is blue.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
Ossia The terrible book with an attractive title. He the the collection of economic experiences to teach atmospheric physics . An author was happy to publish his notes of conferences: it concealed certainly it can be useful to another professor, but no the book. For chance, a book is done of the series of experiences: it is not organised by the concepts and some concepts are not explained. It is not the book. You can find hundreds of such experiences for free in an internet, a lot the on Youtube.
5 / 5
Clouds in bouncing it the beer was an eye -inaugural exposure to a physics, and some say chemical, this creates like this extraordinary natural phenomenon in an atmosphere. You will learn that it creates dogs of alone, circles of moon and still in spectres. These spectres are not exactly the ghosts but is like this near like the half person will take to see them. This book is more complex that the simple question and work of response on 'reason does [spatial] raisin?'

If the the passion photographs external, ossia the must -read. After reading this book, will be able to guess, predicts and explain much more of your photographs that calms has had before. Still like an engineer, has had a lot I gleaned of Bohren work. It is the fast and entertaining read and well value a time. This book was suggested originally for Galen Rowell and I sincerely second his recommendation.

Top Customer Reviews: The Ice: A Journey ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5
Like a forward reviewer, I too quailed in a start of this book. They are immediately immersed state to paragraphs of half page and dense terms, swimming among excessive description and dense science. But, they are the geologist . I have been to Antartide. I have known that could do...
I suspect that this book will remain unsurpassed to be one all comprising takes on Antartide for decades, possibly same centuries ... Perhaps still until us emerege of this interglacial the period and a discharge of Gel Western fund, for this giving on some secrets to control of climate and Antartide. I can not it imagine is remained a lot was at all - Pyne is incredibly, incredibly thorough. Each facet of a gel, and each facet could think to associate with the gel has been methodically slotted to this book. And it has run out of speaking roughly anything to do with a gel, would speak roughly Antartide.
But this book is a lot, a lot, a lot, VERY WEIGHED in disposal. I dipped the aim of 25 night/of pages - but has taken still 2 month to read... Sometimes, has has had to that so only take the pause. And to the equal that have ploughed never from now on, I constantly request, 'as any be able to read this if it had not been in fact to Antactica???' And another time, I same capacity that with the " any really comprises this if I have not been the geologist or in the alike field?' I bad, Pyne can be descriptive, but another time, looks of adjectives to be insufficient, as he swoops to the heavy scientist has launched.
Has lost also having some diagrams. A bit those that 'colour same photo... (Good, the colour is quell'has bitten misleading - his all white, blue and ash down there...). Antartide Is like this hard and scarce, that sometimes, is so only better to look in the photograph of a blue deep glacier of gel (well, in fact, REASON the gel is blue was something Pyne spent for big in this book, now thinks of him! Rainbows and people of bubbles...), Or the vast plain of gel continental, or one odd solar and models partorisca time that can pervade on a gel...
Can any he down to Antartide, but wants to result a power in the, calm then can go any far plus that this book. If wading by means of a book a heavy and more dense plus the writing the long time is something will require to build until, a perhaps the start with something likes, Antartide: A Blue Continent, and see love progress of there that - at least calms then will have some pictures in alcohols that to expect when Pyne deep the deep prose...
4 / 5
A planning to buy this book has been detailed and meticulous. The surgeries have had to be resisted with has has interested parties (my edges) and a wait for him to arrive was long - at least ten days.
Was with the sense to locate emotion that with thrilling surveyed a tray of white coverage of a container, could remark our aim. I have known it has not been to be easy traversing 428 pages of the book have titled "A Gel" but it had completed intense practical formation thus expedition. It was the veteran of Huntsford "Schackleton", Huxley is escott of an Antarctic', Fuchs & Hillary is 'An Intersection of Antartide', a cast was long but rewarding. Here it was my challenge of mine big plus to date.
Some opinions were right hard of a start, some uses of prologue the averages the page to list 72 ways to appoint geles. The stumbled and almost has given up. Willpower, So only willpower maintained that goes. It is resulted the blind word. Achieving my first aim, a half, so only could contemplate with horror some tests still expecting me. 'The god adds, ossia a terrible book ', has thought as I have spent a next page. I asked I have had a stamina to do it, another first has to that there is me faltered. My edges looked in me, 'so only am exiting, can be some time '. So only it could admire his value, in active coming like this far. I have ploughed on, this in spite of another reference to Admiral Byrd has looked in a horizon. Until he maintaining there was unaware state of his supreme importance like an American and Antarctic browser. Similarly it had been foolishly subconscio of a fact concealed '... There is at all in a Heroic age to compare with Ellsworth is all-or-at all transcontinental flight, included Schackleton has behind turned...' A fact that Ellsworth has achieved precisely at all is of any importance, was an American .
The things looked bleak, stamina drained quickly. A crack have almost has finalised I so that it has learnt that TMW Turner (English) has had has has painted decadences. I have begun to lose hope, hallucinated, could really bad JMW Turner the one who has painted ships also, and trains ? It was my darker hour , all expect has been gone. I have closed a book.
Ossia The book for a fanatical writing for any the one who compares flowery, overblown prose with literature, is like this bad is almost the parody. If you want to read on Sara Antarctic , modern bed Wheeler polar classical 'Sotterrato Incógnita'. A better place partorisca Pyne' take is in an iceberg, that goes to derives dulcemente out of seeing to an equator.
4 / 5
Has read the Guardian this reservation how is reason has bought ,but did not enjoy it so as A Guardian has done.
5 / 5
This ambitious book for Stephen And. Pyne Approximation a gel massively-layer of Antartide of all the possible corners and is appropriately state hailed so the pathbreaking studio. His publication in 1986, 'A Gel: A Travesía to Antartide' immediately has obtained credence like the deep exploitation of a sublime nothingness of a continent. Pyne Touches in some elements of Antartide have underlined like reign it of history, the place of dominant landscapes, an inspiration for literature and art, and the held scientific trove. Dispute that for all of the his geology and geography, geomagnetism and time, biology and boredom, rests of Antartide finally the location minorada in that waters has been transformed to mineral. There is do not study cultural besides those in some browsers they.

Likes a lot of has commented, a gel of Pyne the characterisation is the studio in nihilism. According to a reviewer, 'An appeal of this rich and awestruck lies of book in the tentativas agotadoras of his author to come on hire purchase with a sheer negativity and materialism of Antartide' (Kirkus Description, available on-line in , the February has accessed 15, 2009). Like another reviewer remarked, 'Pyne uses two metaphors during a book. Antartide Is a tank of information , that requires an entrance of enormous quantities of information before it will give anything the transmission; it is the reductionist , half abstract, so physically and intellectually alienating. As, Antartide is the mirror distorted , reflecting behind the that each individual and the culture spends his.' Pyne Offered 'a mystical way in this book that gives to comprise that human endeavours in Antartide never really touch 'A Gel' (Richard Gillespie, description in 'Isis' 78 (September 1987): 456-57). Environmental historian Donald Wooster has commented in Pyne Antartide, 'to penetrate it scientifically has has required aerial, far sensors, and to the crystallography advanced. Partorisca Take it has taken aesthetically a modernist evolution in some arts, which has underlined abstraction, subjectivity, and minimalism.'

All of these reviewers dresses, this in spite of, that ossia the powerful book , those imports to require consideration in any studio of Antartide.

Top Customer Reviews: The Tectonic Plates ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
4 / 5
A book detailed and very updated in tectonic flatly and like a knowledge evolved them roughly over time
5 / 5
after being presented the Tectonics partorisca Stuff while it studies with an Open University in a late 70 east, have fallen under the wave of a @@subject and, of then, there is compiled the relatively extended collection of material related in a hope to maintain current with new developments. If, this in spite of, so only could choose a reservation in a subject, would be this one for Livermore. It is like this near of the definite work has found still. Any only has an author, the highly experienced marine geophysicist, obtained along practical, hands-on experience in a field, has an additional present to be the natural communicator the one who can explain complex principles in compact, easy to comprise containers. And it has done with a lot of some main protagonists. Where it is forced to the use has launched, take a reader comprises it and maintains explanation relatively the free mathematics. It is also the very pleasant man the one who has an acute sense of humour. Some pages throughout are littered with footnotes which really would owe that be consulted; both for better understanding, but also for entertainment. A book is very illustrated with the row of black and aim, photo, maps, graphs and tables to the furthest help that comprises. It has been thoroughly researched and contains has detailed the references in a backside love delve deeper or follow on particular points. He also deport the good indication. It averts to cover some historical starts, will spend you current legislation. It will take calm of the-z in Tectonics flatly and presented to the shot adds that new meeting and mentally that stimulates. Besides it is the more enjoyable read this opens on a @@@subject to a general reader.
5 / 5
If the the history adds to say - and a history of a discovery of the tectonics of dish is a hell of the history to say - calm then need say it well, with a right balance of detail and wide sweep, and an author here takes it exactly well. I have read by means of this book in five sessions, each chapter that adds a glorious discharge further in a history of an investigation for behind uncovering a truth of Alfred Wegener original hypothesis to move continents. Calm really take a sense after reading this book like new a lot of this all is, and the one who the new information has been uncovered for technology and academic challenge. A brilliant book, all the round.
5 / 5
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this book. It was informative and entertaining. Help to have some knowledge of a subject @@@subject. I have learnt the plot.
5 / 5
There is enjoyed law Harari books (Sapiens, Homos Owed) and this is to write in a vetoes same -
so only with better jokes. I have not had any idea that tectonic of the dish had developed to an explanation of the as it marks a
planet habitable. It would recommend this to any interested in of to marks it a special earth.
4 / 5
This book has been purchased like the supplement to some courses of on-line geology have taken. While a book has the detail adds and some interesting histories. It has taken tiresome. Some details interested but an author there has been the tendency to repeat he and take distracted with a eside histories.' Another thing to remark. Has an axe to grind against spatial science (and particularly Apollo programs). It takes utmost aches to leave a reader knows like this program detracted of a real science of oceanography and geology. The time has think that looked a Theory of the Big Bang said of Bert point of view.

Are happy has bought a book because some of a detail has helped really the mine that comprises of a subject. He so only required partorisca be the wee has bitten less tongue and cheek and maintain his facts partorisca be duplicated in of the multiple places.
4 / 5
An author is intelligent, the good writer, really knows his material, and has the sense adds of humour. But more than entity, calm will not see never a world-wide one same after reading east. Will have the new recognition partorisca science and those that investigations that takes partorisca untangle the mysteries of an Earth, and will have the best comprising of earthquakes, volcanoes, and deep time. Any light reading, but well value an endeavour. Ossia One of a cup 10 books in mine geology bookshelf.
4 / 5
Ossia He fascinating and the account detailed of like this some movements of idea of a fringe the long and universal acceptance. Already on page two, Livermore tongue Haldane four phases of acceptance of the scientific discovery of entity, in this chance some schools partorisca compete of thought and some disciplines scienziathe different that headed to tectonic of dish of general acceptance. This book, although no an easy bed partorisca the layperson, is a lot of value a substantial endeavour partorisca read a book. Some concepts and the data of support is has declared clearly. Competing the seen is spelt was.

A narrative apresamiento a reader to the long of. This are adds likes history of tectonics flatly and an earth of planet, a history of like this some works of earth and a history of as his interior workingsare discovered and has explained. Amiably it illustrates one often cutthroat competition among academic disciplines in ideas.

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5 / 5
An only way will take more the information in this subject is partorisca read multiple texbooks. Of essential geology to geophysical models of convection of mantle and tectonics on Tierra and possible systems in other planets, this book is the comprehensible aggregation of the our current theorist that comprises of inner Earth workings. An information and a presentation in these pages is too lovely to receive anything less than 5 stars. Highly recommended partorisca any interested in Tectonics.
4 / 5
Full with 'Aha is' and 'Wow is' partorisca me, and has read each serious book can find in Tectonic of Dish. It combines a science much more late in some dishes, mantel, core, plumes, climate, and life with some histories and of the people those who discovered it, weaving them all to the a lot readable history of a science. And master his humour - a lot of LOL is for chapter.
Ossia HAS TO THAT it rids READ partorisca any interested in as to our earth and is coming partorisca be.
4 / 5
That the glorious book! Witty And chockablock full of information, and explanations that included the no-the type of geology can comprise. Livemore Comprises a lot of physics, which find hard his is any swipe against Livemore.
4 / 5
Written in the random and often humorous fashion, is easy reading , still packed with information in current geologic knowledge. It would recommend this book to any any one learns more in a @@@subject but does not want to slog by means of the university textbook.
4 / 5
An excellent overview of a history and a current state of knowledge of Tectonics of Dish.
Has found an use of first names of researchers, more than his names his familiar plus, confusing.
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