Books and maps tagged “science”
Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from Santa Barbara to San Diego and offshore to all eight of the Channel Islands.
Describes the intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas, providing an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country.
Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California
Point Arena in Mendocino County to Pigeon Point in San Mateo County
An elegant book which takes its readers on a visual voyage beneath California's coastal ocean. Takes you beneath the surface from Mendocino County, to San Mateo County, and out to the Farallons.
Geologist Cochrane provides a detailed yet approachable overview of how and why the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast appears as it does today––with all its fascinating oddities. An 85-mile road log provides precise instructions for a self-drive geological tour from Bodega Bay to Elk
This easy-to-use handbook helps you identify many of the species found in the region. Crisp, colorful photographs illustrate 130 species of the mushrooms that seem to pop up all around us.
This book highlights 40 species of mushrooms that have shown significant benefit for chronic illness, including autoimmune conditions. Color images of each species aid the reader in identifying the featured mushrooms.
Great Salt Lake
Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
Featuring Area History, Geology, Ecology and Culture
This book covers the history, ecology, geology, and culture of the Great Salt Lake Region. Includes volcanic activity, native cultures, pioneers including the Donner Party, the Pony Express, the Golden Spike, salt extraction, shipping, resorts, Bonneville Speedway, more.
Learn about 66 edible and/or medicinal plants growing wild in the Northwest. The region's wild plants have been used for thousands of years. Many roots, flowers, leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked, and some plants can even be made into beer.
Includes illustrations and concise descriptions of the common plants, invertebrates, fishes, and birds found from splash zone to the subtotal zone in tidepools from the Oregon border north to British Columbia.
A Man who fell in love with pomegranates and risked his life to protect their biodiversity tells his adventurous story in Pomegranate Roads. Ignoring threats, the scientist trekked across Central Asia and the Trans-Caucasus to collect 1,117 varieties of the fruit.
Southeast Alaska's Natural World
Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things
Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.
This authoritative and easy-to-use book, a geological profile of the California coast, describes the landforms and processes that shape the coastline and beaches, documents how erosion has affected development, and discusses the options available for dealing with coastal hazards and geologic instability.
This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.