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The Elements of Geology

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William Harmon Norton


Geology is a science of such rapid growth that no apology is expected when from time to time a new text-book is added to those already in th…

Meteorology; or Weather Explained

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J. G. M'Pherson


Weather Explained: Fog, clouds, rain, haze, thunder, cyclones, dew point and how to count dust motes are just a few of the 35 topics covered…

Madam How and Lady Why

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Charles Kingsley


Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book ha…

National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 1

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 1 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Announcement by the National Geographic Society I…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 2: Geology

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The second volume is on Geology written by Harold E. Slade and W. E. Ferguson. …

National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 3

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 3 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: The Rivers and Valleys of Pennsylvania Topographi…

Prehistoric Men

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Robert J. Braidwood


This little book, first published in 1948, is part of the Chicago Natural History Popular History series that explains difficult subjects in…

Final Report from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill…

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National Commission On The Bp Deepwater Horizon Oil Spi


On April 20, 2010, the Macondo well blew out, costing the lives of 11 men, and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drill…

The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones

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John Mastin


This is a good basic introduction to gemstones and their analysis. Admittedly a lot of the scientific tests have been superseded, but the ba…

Discourses: Biological and Geological

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Thomas Henry Huxley


Thomas Henry Hux­ley was an English biologist (comparative anatomist). He was the most effective supporter of Darwin's Theory of Evoluti…

National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 4

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 4 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Irrigation in California Round about Asheville A …

The Training of a Forester

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Gifford Pinchot


Written by a forester, this book looks at the definition of "forest", what the life of a forester entails, discusses the forest se…

Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

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Edward Tyson Allen


Written by a forester, this book aims to educate people on the importance of maintaining forests and those events which pose a danger to for…

Understanding Climatic Change

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US Comm. for the Global Atmospheric Research Program and Us Comm. For The Global Atmospheric Research Program


Understanding Climatic Change - A Program for Action is a 1975 report by the US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Alrea…

Cloud Studies

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Arthur William Clayden


Classification of clouds, and meteorological condition of how they are formed. Written by Arthur W. Clayden, M.A., who was the former princi…

Miscellanea Curiosa, Vol 1

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Edmond Halley


"The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous ex…

Principles of Geology

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Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

San Francisco Before And After The Earthquake

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William Henry Irwin


As all but Martians know (and who knows, perhaps even they), the city of San Francisco, California, was destroyed by massive earthquake and …

The Ocean of Air - Meteorology for Beginners

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Agnes Giberne


This is an immensely readable book explaining anything to do with air - the atmosphere, wind and clouds, and life. This 1896 explanation has…

Volcanoes and Vulcanology (1885-1917)

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Various


This is a collection of short scientific articles on the study of volcanoes and related seismic activity published in Knowledge, A Monthly R…

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