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Allaby, Michael

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Works: 290 works in 1,259 publications in 11 languages and 57,787 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Pictorial works  Chronology  History  Terminology  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, ed
Classifications: QH540.4, 590.3
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Publications about Michael Allaby
Publications by Michael Allaby
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Most widely held works by Michael Allaby
A dictionary of zoology by Michael Allaby( file )
193 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 8,943 libraries worldwide
Searchable database covering terminology related to the study of animals. Includes such topics as animal behaviour, genetics, evolutionary studies, ecology, physiology, genetics, cytology, Earth history, and zoogeography
A dictionary of plant sciences by Michael Allaby( file )
80 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 3,285 libraries worldwide
Searchable database of botany-related terminology, based on the Oxford dictionary of natural history. Provides coverage of topics including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, bio-geography, earth history, and the earth sciences
Basics of environmental science by Michael Allaby( file )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 2,303 libraries worldwide
Offers an engaging introduction to environmental study, covering the entire breadth of the environmental sciences and providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities
Dictionary of the environment by Michael Allaby( Book )
83 editions published between 1884 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 2,226 libraries worldwide
The fourth edition of this reference work reflects developments in environmental science and includes more terms relevant to the discipline. The book is intended for those who wish to engage in formal studies of the environment and to supporters of environmental causes
The Concise Oxford dictionary of earth sciences by Ailsa Allaby( Book )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
"This is the most authoritative and wide-ranging dictionary of earth sciences available in a single volume. Compiled with the help of a team of specialist contributors, it has been substantially revised and updated for this new edition. It is essential reference for all students of the subject, especially those on interdisciplinary courses." "Over 6,000 entries; new material on planetary science, remote sensing, statistics, and sequence stratigraphy, and substantial updating in palaeontology, mineralogy, and geophysics; exceptionally broad coverage also includes climatology, economic geology, geochemistry, oceanography, petrology, and volcanology; and new section of appendices includes wind strengths and time scales."--Jacket
Temperate forests by Michael Allaby( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,728 libraries worldwide
Discusses the ecology, biology, and chemistry of the forest and explores the role the temperate forest has in the modern economy
Deserts by Michael Allaby( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
Provides coverage on the world's most important deserts, the plants and animals that have adapted to them, their climates, and desert peoples
The Oxford dictionary of natural history ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of weather and climate by Michael Allaby( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Presents more than 1,400 cross-referenced entries on a range of topics related to weather and climate, plus appendices with information on notable people, laws, ocean currents, disasters, and discoveries
DK guide to the weather by Michael Allaby( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Feel the power of nature with DK Guide to Weather. Cutting edge satellite imagery allows you to examine amazing weather phenomena in close-up detail - from powerful storms to blistering heat
Tornadoes by Michael Allaby( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
Provides information about tornadoes, discussing the conditions that lead to their formation, looking at what happens during the course of the ferocious storms, and tracing the wreckage of some of the major twisters of the past
How the weather works by Michael Allaby( Book )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
"100 ways parents and kids can share the secrets of the atmosphere"--Jacket subtitle
Hurricanes by Michael Allaby( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
Provides information about hurricanes, describing the conditions that lead to their formation, discussing what happens during the course of such storms, explaining how they are tracked and named, and looking at some historic hurricanes
A dictionary of earth sciences by Ailsa Allaby( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
"This dictionary offers coverage of earth sciences, including terms used in geology, oceanography, volcanology, mineralogy, palaeontology, and planetary science. Revised and updated, it is a guide for anyone studying or interested in earth sciences."--BOOK JACKET
Droughts by Michael Allaby( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Provides information about droughts, discussing why water is the most precious substance on earth, describing how global climate change might affect the severity of droughts, and looking at past and recent droughts
The encyclopedia of Earth : a complete visual guide by Michael Allaby( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Offers new visual interpretations of many concepts and facts, painting a fascinating picture of Earth today and across the ages
Floods by Michael Allaby( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 975 libraries worldwide
Presents information on these most damaging of all natural disasters from the perspective of basic meteorology and environmental science, including floodplains, aquifers, tsunamis, the cost of floods, and prevention
Blizzards by Michael Allaby( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Explains the science behind blizzards, discussing how, why, and where they occur, showing how they differ from ordinary snowstorms, and looking at some of the most significant blizzards of the past
The Concise Oxford dictionary of botany by Michael Allaby( Book )
29 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 882 libraries worldwide
A chronology of weather by Michael Allaby( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Contains a time line of castastrophic weather events from c. 3,200 B.C. to 1997, as well as a chronology of meteorological discovery. Bibliographical references and index
 
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Alternative Names
Allaby, M. 1933-
Allaby, Michael 1933-
Allaby, Mike
ألبي، ميكائيل، 1933-
مايكل ألبي، 1933-
アラビー, M
アラビー, マイク
アラビー, マイケル
アラビー, ミカエル
Languages
English (619)
Chinese (10)
German (9)
Spanish (7)
Italian (5)
Japanese (3)
Polish (3)
Czech (2)
Dutch (2)
French (1)
Finnish (1)
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