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Image for Effects of Urbanization on the Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Northeastern Illinois (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 79-36)

Effects of Urbanization on the Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Northeastern Illinois (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 79-36)

By: Allen, Howard E., Jr. & Bejcek, Richard M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce: 1979

Seller ID: 1527836


1979 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. CONTENTS: Glossary; Factors for converting...; Abstract; Introduction; Description of Study Area; Watershed Selection and Analysis; Regionalization; Application of Regional Equations; Effect of Urban Development; Summary and Conclusions; References. View more info

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The Ancient World; or, Picturesque Sketches of Creation.

By: Ansted, D.T.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lea & Blanchard: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203470


First edition. Owner bookplate of Eliza Coleman on front endpaper, page ridges and endpapers faintly foxed. 1847 Hard Cover. xi, 382, [24] pp. 8vo. A geological prehistory of the Earth, beginning before the introduction of life and continuing through the tertiary period. KEYWORDS: GEOLOGY PREHISTORIC SCIENCE ANCIENT WORLD EVOLUTION LIFE BIOLOGY GEOLOGIC EPOCHS View more info

Image for General Field and Office Procedures for Indirect Discharge Measurements (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 3: Applications of Hydraulics, Chapter A1)

General Field and Office Procedures for Indirect Discharge Measurements (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 3: Applications of Hydraulics, Chapter A1)

By: Benson, M.A.; Dalyrymple, Tate

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of the Interior: 1976

Seller ID: 1527853


Lightly rubbed. 1976 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Symbols and Units; Abstract; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Collection of Field Data; Selection of Site; Field Survey; High-Water Marks; Cross Sections; Photographs; Historical Data; Sampling Streambed Material; Selection of Roughness Coefficient; Office Procedures; Order of Computations; Plan; Listing of High-Water Marks; High-Water Profiles; Cross Sections; Computation of Discharge; Measurement Summary; As... View more info

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The Physiography of Arctic Canada, with Special Reference to the Area South of Parry Channel

By: Bird, J. Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1966029


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed, remainder dot on page base, top corner of front jacket flap clipped.Very Good. 1967 Hard Cover. xix, 336 pp. From the jacket: Based on a series of studies sponsored by the RAND Corporation, this book brings together in one volume all that is known of the physiography of arctic Canada: its physical description and geological history, and the geomorphological processes shaping the present-day landscape. ... View more info

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The Golden Porcupine

By: Brown, L. Carson

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The Ontario Department of Mines: 1967

Seller ID: 1842671


Bright copy. 1967 Stapled Binding. 15 pp. A history of some Ontario-region mines. View more info

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Geology of the Northern Appalachian Basin Western New York (Field Trips Guidebook for New York State Geological Association 54th Annual Meeting)

By: Buehler, Edward J.; Calkin, Parker E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York State Geological Association: 1982

Seller ID: 2266349


Light smudge, minor tear and ink name on front wrapper. 1982 Spiral-Bound Softcover. vi, 385 pp. New York State Geological Association, 54th Annual Meeting, October 8-10, 1982, Amherst, New York. Guidebook for field trips in Western New York, Northern Pennsylvania and adjacent, Southern Ontario. Edward J. Buehler and Parker E. Calkin, Editors. Department of Geological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo. Held in conjunction with 11th Annual Meeting, Eastern... View more info

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Soil Survey of McKean County, Pennsylvania

By: Churchill, Norman J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1987

Seller ID: 1526248


Bright copy. 1987 Large Softcover. 120 pp. plus numerous pages of fold-out color and black & white maps. 11 x 9. CONTENTS: Index to Map Units; Summary of Tables; Foreword; General Soil Map Units; Detailed Soil Map Units; Use and Management of the Soils; Soil Properties; Classification of the Soils; Formation of the Soils; References; Glossary; Tables; Soil Series View more info

Image for New York State Museum Bulletin Nos. 207, 208, March-April 1918: Fourteenth Report of the Director of the State Museum and Science Department, Including the Seventy-First Report of the State Museum, the Thirty-Seventh Report of the State Geologist and the Report of the State Paleontologist for 1917

New York State Museum Bulletin Nos. 207, 208, March-April 1918: Fourteenth Report of the Director of the State Museum and Science Department, Including the Seventy-First Report of the State Museum, the Thirty-Seventh Report of the State Geologist and the Report of the State Paleontologist for 1917

By: Clarke, John M.; Dale, Nelson C.; Buddington, A.F.; Alling, Harold L.; Whitlock, H.P.; Parker, Arthur C.; Smyth, C.H.; Penrose, R.A.F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New-York: 1918

Seller ID: 2104139


Top of front board lightly spotted. 1918 Hard Cover. 211, [13] pp. 8vo. Includes four fold-outs and several photographs. CONTENTS: Introduction; Legal Status and Scope of the State Museum; Codification of the State Museum Law; Present Condition and Activities of the Museum; The Scientific Reservations Belonging to the State Museum; Department Publications; Report on the Geological Survey; Report of the State Botanist; Report of the State Entomologist; Report of the Zoolo... View more info

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Flood Plain Information, Red Creek and Genesee River in the Towns of Brighton and Henrietta, Monroe County, New York

By: Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Genesee River Basin Regional Water Resources Planning Board: 1972

Seller ID: 2005577


Lightly toned. 1972 Spiral-Bound Softcover. iv, 48 pp. 8 plates. A government study of flood plains in western New York, with numerous photographs, fold-out maps and plates. View more info

Image for Chemical Quality of Ground Water in the Western Oswego River Basin, New York (United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Basin Planning Report ORB - 3)

Chemical Quality of Ground Water in the Western Oswego River Basin, New York (United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Basin Planning Report ORB - 3)

By: Crain, Leslie J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior: 1975

Seller ID: 1527837


Lightly rubbed. 1975 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 69 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. CONTENTS: Abstract; Introduction; Water Quality; Effects of Ground-Water Development on Quality; Summary; Selected References. View more info

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Ground-Water Resources of the Western Oswego River Basin, New York

By: Crain, Leslie J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation: 1974

Seller ID: 1527838


Lightly rubbed. 1974 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 137 pp. 10 3/4 x 8 1/2. CONTENTS: Abstract; Introduction; Physical Setting of the Basin; Hydrogeology; Hydraulic Character of Bedrock and Unconsolidated Deposits; Ground Water Hydrology; Discharge of Ground Water; Availability of Ground Water; Ground-Water Hydrology; Developing Ground-Water Supplies; Summary and Conclusions; Selected References. View more info

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Chemical Quality of Ground Water in the Western Oswego River Basin, New York (United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Basin Planning Report ORB - 3)

By: Crain, Leslie J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior: 1975

Seller ID: 1527839


Lightly rubbed. 1975 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 69 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. CONTENTS: Abstract; Introduction; Water Quality; Effects of Ground-Water Development on Quality; Summary; Selected References. View more info

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Measurement of Peak Discharge by the Slope-Area Method (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 3: Applications of Hydraulics, Chapter A2)

By: Dalyrymple, Tate; Benson, M.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of the Interior: 1976

Seller ID: 1527852


Lightly rubbed. 1976 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Symbols and Units; Abstract; Introduction; Basic Equations; Computation of Friction Slope; Selection of Reach; Selection of Cross Sections; Computations; Froude Number; Variable Discharge; Evaluation of Results; Example; Selected References. View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200229


Reprint. Sticker on back cover. 1999 Trade Paperback. 480 pp. In this artful, informative, and delightful (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to ... View more info

Image for Geology and Land Uses in the Pine Bush, Albany County, New York (New York State Museum and Science Service, Circular 47, October 1975))

Geology and Land Uses in the Pine Bush, Albany County, New York (New York State Museum and Science Service, Circular 47, October 1975))

By: Dineen, Robert; Huey, Paul - Notes on the History; Reilly, Edgar M., Jr. (Notes)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1975

Seller ID: 1528019


Includes four fold-out maps. Lightly rubbed. 1975 Stapled Binding. 27 pp., plus fold-out maps. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Abstract; Purpose of Study; Introduction; History of the Pine Bush From 1624 to 1815; Biota; Geologic History; Geologic Characteristics of the Pine Bush and Recommended Land Uses; Nature Preserves; Table 1; Glossary; Bibliography. View more info

Image for Characteristics of Various Aggregate Producing Bedrock Formations in New York State (Phase 3 of Physical Research Project No. 4 - Acceptability Tests for Coarse Aggregates, Engineering Research Series RR 63-3, November 1963)

Characteristics of Various Aggregate Producing Bedrock Formations in New York State (Phase 3 of Physical Research Project No. 4 - Acceptability Tests for Coarse Aggregates, Engineering Research Series RR 63-3, November 1963)

By: Dunn, James R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York State Dep't of Public Works: 1963

Seller ID: 1528026


Ink name on front cover, wrappers a bit rubbed. 1963 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 258 pp. 11 x 9. CONTENTS: Introduction to Parts I, II, and III; Part I. - Summary of Tests and Testing Procedures: Introductory Statement, Part I; Chemical Properties; Physical Properties; Part II: Geologic Data and Stratigraphic Correlation: Introduction, Nedrow Member of the Onondaga Formation, Manlius Formation, Cobleskill Calcareous Dolomite Formation, Lockport Formation, Pamelia Limestone a... View more info

Image for Water-Resources Activities in New York - 1985-86 (United States Geological Survey, Open-File Report 86-146)

Water-Resources Activities in New York - 1985-86 (United States Geological Survey, Open-File Report 86-146)

By: Finch, Anne J. & Durocher, Suzanne M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Geological Survey: 1986

Seller ID: 1527841


1986 Stapled Binding. 56 pp. 11 x 8 1/4. CONTENTS: Introduction; New York District; Projects in 1985-86; Albany Office; Ithaca Office; Long Island Office. View more info

Image for Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

Report to Hon. Harold W. Baker, City Manager of a Study of Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, Having Specific Relation to a Civic Center, also to the General Subject of Flood Protection for the City of Rochester, together with a Digest of Former Reports -- Also a Reference to the Large Floods of 1935, 1936 and 1937 in the Eastern Part of the United States, 1925-1937 [with] 1865 Rochester Flood Carte-de-Visite

By: Fisher, Edwin A.; Covas, Perfecto A.; Freeman, John R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henderson-Mosher, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205234


First edition. Presentation copy - bookplate signed by author affixed to front endpaper. 1865 CDV photograph taken in Rochester during the Genesee River flood laid in. Spine lightly soiled, edges of a few pages faintly foxed. 1937 Hard Cover. xix, 251 pp. 8vo. Numerous fold-out figures, tables, and plates (120 total) throughout text. A report presented to the Rochester, New York's city management regarding the history of flooding in the Genesee River area, with recommend... View more info

Image for Methods of Measuring Water Levels in Deep Wells (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 8: Instrumentation)

Methods of Measuring Water Levels in Deep Wells (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 8: Instrumentation)

By: Garber, M.S.; Koopman, F.C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of the Interior: 1969

Seller ID: 1527850


Ink stamp on front cover. 1969 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Abstract; Introduction: Purpose and Scope, Previous Work; Methods of Water-Level Measurement Studied: Steel Tape, Electric Cable; Methods of Water-Level Measurement Studied: Air Line, Recording Devices - Surface Recording Devices, Bottom-Hole Recording Devices; Summary; References. View more info

Image for Hydrology of the Genesee River Basin, New York and Pennsylvania (Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-368)

Hydrology of the Genesee River Basin, New York and Pennsylvania (Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-368)

By: Gilbert, Bruce K.; Kammerer, John C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey: 1971

Seller ID: 1527834


1971 Unbound. 4 large sheets with maps, tables & reference information regarding the movement, resources, geology etc. of the Genesee River Basin. View more info

Image for Below the Convergence: Voyages Towards Antarctica, 1699-1839

Below the Convergence: Voyages Towards Antarctica, 1699-1839

By: Gurney, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200043


1st printing. Shelf wear, pages toned. 1998 Trade Paperback. 315 pp. The Tantalising theory of a huge southern continent, Terra Australis Incognita, had haunted the imaginations of countless geographers throughout history. Not until the second of his great voyages in 1773 did James Cook finally lay the theory to rest. This wonderfully written book tells the story of British, American and Russian expeditions, from the astronomers Halley's voyage in the Paramore in 1699 to... View more info

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Soil Survey of Madison County, New York

By: Hanna, W.E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1981

Seller ID: 1526249


Lightly rubbed. 1981 Large Softcover. 238 pp. plus numerous pages of fold-out maps. 10 3/4 x 9. CONTENTS: Index to Soil Map Units; Summary of Tables; Foreword; How this Survey was made; General Soil Map for Broad Land Use Planning; Description of the Soils; Use and Management of the Soils; Soil Properties; Formation, Morphology, and Classification of the Soils; General Nature of the County; References; Glossary; Illustrations; Tables. View more info

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Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas

By: Herman, Yvonne (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1968086


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1974 Large Hardcover. ix, 397 pp. Bibliography and index follow text. A collection of scientific essays about the geology and oceanography of the Arctic seas, contributed by various authors. The fifteen chapters consider the oceanographic and topographic setting of the region. The past atmospheric circulatory patterns, the structure and evolution of the crust beneath the Arctic and surrounding seas, as well as the origin and mode of dispers... View more info

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New York State Geological Association Guidebook (NYSGA 73, 45th Annual Meeting Sept. 28-30, 1973)

By: Hewitt, Philip C. (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: S.U.N.Y. Brockport and Monroe Community College: 1973

Seller ID: 1527845


Lightly rubbed & toned. 1973 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 122 pp. Numerous photos, maps & diagrams. View more info

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Interpretative Soils Report: Ontario County

By: Higgins, B.A.; Winkley, H.E.; Lyford, H.J.; Rappa, J.J.; Goetz, L.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Dep't of Agriculture: 1978

Seller ID: 1528025


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Large Softcover. 157 pp. 10 3/4 x 8 3/8. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Published Soil Survey of Ontario and Yates Counties; How to Use this Report; Use and Management of the Soils; Yields Per Acre; Woodland Management and Productivity; Wildlife Habitat; Recreational Development; Engineering and Planning; Engineering Properties and Classifications; Physical and Chemical Properties; Soil and Water Features; Sanitary Facilities; Building Site Development;... View more info

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Soil Survey of Orleans County, New York

By: Higgins, Bradford A.; Puglia, Paul S.; Yoakum, Troy D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1977

Seller ID: 1526252


Two ink stamps on front cover. 1977 Large Softcover. 138 pp. plus numerous fold-out maps. 11 x 9 1/8. CONTENTS: Index to Mapping Units; Summary of Tables; How this Survey was Made; General Soil Map; Descriptions of the Soils; Formation, Morphology and Classification of the Soils; General Nature of the County; Literature Cited; Glossary; Guide to Mapping Units. View more info

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Measurement of Peak Discharge at Dams by Indirect Method (Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Book 3: Applications of Hydraulics, Chapter A5)

By: Hulsing, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior: 1968

Seller ID: 1527855


Lightly rubbed. 1968 Stapled Binding. 29 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Symbols and Units; Abstract; Introduction; Selection of Site; Field Procedures; Office Procedures; Rectangular Sharp-Crested Weirs; Broad-Crested Weirs; Round-Crested Weirs; Highway Embankments; Weirs of Unusual Shape; Selected References. View more info

Image for A Review of the Report upon the Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River; upon the Protection of the Alluvial Region against Overflow; and upon the Deepening of the Mouths; Based upon Surveys and Investigations Made Under Acts of Congress

A Review of the Report upon the Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River; upon the Protection of the Alluvial Region against Overflow; and upon the Deepening of the Mouths; Based upon Surveys and Investigations Made Under Acts of Congress

By: Humphreys, A.A.; Abbot, H.L.; Abbot, Edwin Hale

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crosby and Nichols: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2007202


First edition - a paperback original. Wrappers lightly toned. 1862 Trade Paperback. 42 pp. Printed wrappers, sewn binding. A study of characteristics of the Mississippi River related to flooding and flood protection, printed during the American Civil War. View more info

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Gems and Gem Materials

By: Kraus, Edward Henry; Slawson, Chester Baker

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2208367


Fifth edition. No jacket, edges rubbed, spine-head and spine-base lightly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. ix, 332 pp. From the dawn of time to the present day, gemstones have had a major role in the development and progress of the human race. This fascinating book provides a wealth of gemological information, including historical analyses and scientific methodologies that conduce to make this a veritably encyclopedic study of all aspects of the field. Both accessible and scient... View more info

Image for Soil Survey of Herkimer County, New York, Southern Part

Soil Survey of Herkimer County, New York, Southern Part

By: Kuhl, Arthur D.; Tallarico, Allan B.; Krawiecki, Val J.; Shelton, William L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1975

Seller ID: 1526250


Two ink stamps on front cover. 1975 Large Softcover. 171 pp. plus numerous pages of fold-out maps. 11 x 9. CONTENTS: How this Survey Was Made; General Soil Map; Use and Management of the Soils; Descriptions of the Soils; Formation, Morphology, and Classification of the Soils; General Nature of the County; Literature Cited; Glossary; Guide to Mapping Units. View more info