The Red Sea

The Formation, Morphology, Oceanography and Environment of a Young Ocean Basin


Author: Najeeb M.A. Rasul,Ian C.F. Stewart

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662452014

Category: Science

Page: 638

View: 687

This book presents a broad overview of the current state of knowledge regarding the Red Sea, from its geological formation and oceanographic development to the environmental influences on its ecology and the changes it is experiencing due to the rapid development of its coastlines and role as one of the world’s major transport routes. The book gathers invited contributions from researchers with an interest in the geology, geophysics, oceanography and environment of the Red Sea, while also providing comprehensive new data and a complete review of the literature. It will be of interest not only to researchers actively studying the sea and its surroundings, but will also appeal to all those involved in planning and managing the Red Sea, its environment, its resources and the countries which rely on its existence.

Unfolding Our Universe


Author: Iain Nicolson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521592703

Category: Nature

Page: 294

View: 5590

This beginner's guide to the science of astronomy also explores the current work of professionals in the field. 120 color plates. 108 line diagrams.

Literature 1980


Author: Siegfried Böhme,Professor Dr. Walter Fricke,Inge Heinrich,Wilfried Hofmann,Dietlinde Krahn,Dorothea Rosa,Dr. Lutz D. Schmadel,Gert Zech

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662123258

Category: Science

Page: 844

View: 1225

High Resolution Astrophotography


Author: Jean Dragesco

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521415888

Category: Nature

Page: 158

View: 615

Many astronomers are unaware of how to obtain the best results from their telescopes. For those interested in photographing the Sun, Moon and planets, this volume provides the complete reference. This guide is packed with practical tips on how to obtain the highest resolution and provides a wealth of stunning images by the world's best amateurs, showing just what can be achieved. Individual chapters describe the various types of telescopes, the most suitable equipment to photograph a given subject, and recommend films and techniques in developing and printing. Also given are short biographies of key high resolution astrophotographers, both past and present, and an extensive bibliography of further reading. This guide provides both a wealth of sound, practical techniques and a unique portfolio of Solar System images--an inspiring handbook for any amateur astronomer.

Sedimentary Provenance and Petrogenesis

Perspectives from Petrography and Geochemistry


Author: José Arribas,Salvatore Critelli,Mark J. Johnsson

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813724201

Category: Science

Page: 396

View: 3959

Lonely Planet Tunisia


Author: Anthony Ham,Abigail Hole

Publisher: N.A


Category: Travel

Page: 312

View: 806

Relax on the secluded beaches of Cap Serrat, bargain for handicrafts in Tunis’ bustling medina, follow in the footsteps of Hannibal, venture into the vastness of the Sahara on a camel safari. This guide will be your essential companion in one of the region’s friendliest countries. This guide brings recommendations of Tunisia’s most pristine beaches, harbours and promenades; 75 detailed maps, including a full-colour country map and customised itineraries maps; a Tunisian Arabic language chapter.

Literature 1989, Part 2

Volumes A and B


Author: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540528890

Category: Science

Page: 1429

View: 7242

From the reviews: "Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts has appeared in semi-annual volumes since 1969 and it has already become one of the fundemental publications in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics and neighbouring sciences. It is the most important English-language abstracting journal in the mentioned branches. ...The abstracts are classified under more than a hundred subject categories, thus permitting a quick survey of the whole extended material. The AAA is a valuable and important publication for all students and scientists working in the fields of astronomy and related sciences. As such it represents a necessary ingredient of any astronomical library all over the world." #Space Science Review#1 "Dividing the whole field plus related subjects into 108 categories, each work is numbered and most are accompanied by brief abstracts. Fairly comprehensive cross-referencing links relevant papers to more than one category, and exhaustive author and subject indices are to be found at the back, making the catalogues easy to use. The series appears to be so complete in its coverage and always less than a year out of date that I shall certainly have to make a little more space on those shelves for future volumes." #The Observatory Magazine#2

Hidden Southwest

Including Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Utah, and Southwest Colorado


Author: Richard Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781569752845

Category: Travel

Page: 680

View: 3184

Hidden guides combine unique travel choices, outdoor adventures and little-known locales into a guide where vacations meet adventures. Each guide includes detailed maps, complete internet information for each listing, highlighted author favorites, suggested itineraries and walking and driving tours. Let Las Vegas transform its bit of desert into billion-dollar resorts -- they aren't covered in this book. This guide is happy to focus on the natural attractions, authentic historical sites and outdoor activities spread all across the arid Southwest. Hidden Southwest leads travelers on a journey through an amazing landscape like no other -- uncovering old ghost towns, frontier missions, regional festivals, lost redrock canyons, American Indian trading posts, hiking trails and whitewater rivers. It zeros in on unique lodging including a monastery, a tepee, a 200-year-old adobe hacienda, a former bank building circa 1882, a floating mobile home, and a fire lookout tower. Hidden Southwest brings the wild west to life at 5 dude ranches, 6 ghost towns, 52 places to horseback ride and 64 places to buy Indian crafts. It offers equally descriptive review of local camping out (76 campgrounds) and dining out (47 Southwest cuisine and 25 authentic Mexican restaurants). This edition features 65 new maps.