A Field Guide to the Atmosphere

Author: Vincent J. Schaefer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 307

Photographs show phenomena of the atmosphere, describing types of atmospheric particles, rainbows, clouds, and precipitation.

Peterson First Guide To Clouds And Weather

Author: John A. Day

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Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 836

Shows and identifies cloud formations and atmospheric phenomena, and answers questions about weather and the atmosphere

The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills

Author: Rick Curtis

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

View: 911

When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in gear—such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipment—first aid, and Leave No Trace comping, and includes a chapter devoted to outdoor leadership resources and basics. Beginners and experienced hikers alike will find this book indispensable for trip planning strategies and also as a quick reference on the trail for: BACKCOUNTRY SKILLS—how to forecast the weather, identify trees, bear-proof your campsite, wrap an injured ankle, and more--illustrated with more than 100 line drawings. TRICKS OF THE TRAIL—time-tested practical lessons learned along the way GOING ULTRALIGHT—downsizing suggestions for those who want to lighten up Every traveler knows that space in a backpack is limited, so on your next trip, carry the only guide you'll ever need—this one—and take to the great outdoors with confidence.

Scouting

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Page: 26

View: 239

Published by the Boy Scouts of America for all BSA registered adult volunteers and professionals, Scouting magazine offers editorial content that is a mixture of information, instruction, and inspiration, designed to strengthen readers' abilities to better perform their leadership roles in Scouting and also to assist them as parents in strengthening families.

Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America

Fourth Edition

Author: Fiona Reid

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 625

Roger Tory Peterson's unique system shows exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another. Peterson Field Guides are designed to work in the field, and every illustration, every word, is directed to that end. For each Field Guide, an author with expertise in the subject and an experienced artist work closely with the editors to ensure that both text and illustrations are accurate. As the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to North American mammals, this book covers all the mammals found in North America north of Mexico, including those that live in near-shore waters. The only guide to include paintings and photographs of the animals as well as photographs of mammal skulls, it has 80 color plates, plus 46 additional color illustrations and black-and-white drawings, nearly 400 range maps, and more than 100 color photographs.

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 164

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

The Backpacker's Field Manual

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills

Author: Rick Curtis

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 374

View: 688

The director of Princeton University Outdoor Action, one of the country's most respected outdoor programs, offers a comprehensive guide to skills, equipment, and trip planning for backpackers of all levels. Original. 20,000 first printing.

A Field Guide to Western Birds

A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico

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Category: Birds

Page: 432

View: 385

Peterson First Guide to Astronomy

Author: Jay M. Pasachoff

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 887

A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space.

A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

Author: Jay M. Pasachoff

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Science

Page: 578

View: 646

Provides star gazers with the latest data on solar eclipses, phases of the moon, and planetary positions

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 533

View: 675

Identifies more than five hundred species and subspecies of reptiles and amphibians, providing information on habitat, behavior, breeding data, key characteristics, and survival status of threatened species.

A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs

Author: Steven Foster

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 442

View: 464

Features more than five hundred plants and herbs of North America providing information on their location and medicinal uses.

A Field Guide to Western Trees

Western United States and Canada

Author: George A. Petrides

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 428

View: 995

This newly designed edition of a popular Peterson Field Guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and five text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain and Southwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Nature

Page: 374

View: 555

Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat

9th Conference Weather Forecasting & Analysis

June 28-July 1, 1982, Seattle, Wash. ; Sponsored by the American Meteorological Society in Cooperation with the National Weather Association

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Category: Aeronautics in meteorology

Page: 483

View: 463