WorldCat Identities

Piper, Ross

Overview
Works: 17 works in 56 publications in 2 languages and 5,177 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL49, 590
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ross Piper
Animal Earth : the amazing diversity of living creatures by Ross Piper( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects information and images of animal species that are often overlooked by traditional surveys, showcasing the bizarre and strange creatures that populate the world
Extinct animals : an encyclopedia of species that have disappeared during human history by Ross Piper( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an encyclopedic overview of animals that have become extinct during human history, and discusses the factors of extinction, including climate change, habitat destruction, and human predation
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures by Ross Piper( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Presents an overview of the animals that have the greatest impact on our lives, from the creatures that eat our crops to the ones that invade our homes and those that transmit diseases"--Publisher description
Survival! : staying alive in the wild by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the science behind the plants and methods used in wilderness survival"--Provided by publisher
Extreme lunch : life and death in the food chain by Ross Piper( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents various plants and animals and explains their role in the food chain including how adaptations help them survive"--Provided by publisher
Fingerprint wizards : the secrets of forensic science by Ross Piper( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to forensic science procedures including the examination of fingerprints, DNA, gunpowder, fibers, and handwriting found at a crime scene"--Provided by publisher
Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals by Ross Piper( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of the strangest and most unusual animals in the animal kingdom
Death zone : can humans survive at 26,000 feet? by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the science behind mountain climbing including the effects of high altitudes on the human body"--Provided by publisher
Death zone : can humans survive at 8000 metres? by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors : living in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at conditions in some of the world's most extreme climates and locations, and shows how animals have adapted to survive in the depths of the ocean, arid deserts, the Arctic, and other places
Extreme lunch : life and death in a food chain by Ross Piper( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents various plants and animals and explains their role in the food chain including how adaptations help them survive"--Provided by publisher
Unbekannter Planet Die erstaunliche Vielfalt unserer Tierwelt by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extreme survivors : living in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Survivors is packed full of incredible information about some of the world's toughest creatures. Find out how long whales can hold their breath, why penguins don't get frostbite and how water bears can live through almost anything--ever being cooked."--Back cover
The rare species of UK Cryptocephalus : the current state of knowledge by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known Cryptocephalus coryli, C. decemmaculatus and C. nitidulus sites : their history, characteristics and recommendations for management by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun tempered communities Detroit by Ross Piper( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The goal with the Sun Tempered Communities throughout Detroit, starting with Core City is to create natural comfort and a connection with nature through architecture that engages the decomposing, blighted Detroit block in a live/work shared community setting
 
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Extinct animals : an encyclopedia of species that have disappeared during human history
Alternative Names
Ross Piper zoologist, author

Languages
English (52)

German (2)

Covers
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creaturesSurvival! : staying alive in the wildExtreme lunch : life and death in the food chainFingerprint wizards : the secrets of forensic scienceExtraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animalsDeath zone : can humans survive at 26,000 feet?Death zone : can humans survive at 8000 metres?Survivors : living in the world's most extreme places