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Allaby, Michael

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Works: 328 works in 1,208 publications in 4 languages and 56,965 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Pictorial works  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Other
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 )
135 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 6,898 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 )
75 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 3,203 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
A dictionary of earth sciences by Michael Allaby( Book )
78 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,036 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
Basics of environmental science by Michael Allaby( file )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 2,115 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
The Concise Oxford dictionary of ecology by Michael Allaby( Book )
39 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
The more than 5,000 terms in this dictionary are of use to multiple disciplines: geographers, architects, planners and students. The terms come from ecology, environmental pollution, conservation, biogeography, animal behavior, evolutionary theory, earth science, botany, and geography. The source avoids political issues, but explains concepts and describes natural processes. It is arranged in alphabetical order with cross-references, especially to embedded definitions. Entries vary in length from one sentence to half a column. The language is fairly technical and this limits the source to high school collections
Temperate forests by Michael Allaby( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
Discusses the ecology, biology, and chemistry of the forest and explores the role the temperate forest has in the modern economy
The Oxford dictionary of natural history ( Book )
9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of weather and climate by Michael Allaby( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,547 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
Deserts by Michael Allaby( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,478 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
Dictionary of the environment by Michael Allaby( Book )
33 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Tornadoes by Michael Allaby( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,296 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
Hurricanes by Michael Allaby( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,212 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
How the weather works by Michael Allaby( Book )
7 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
"100 ways parents and kids can share the secrets of the atmosphere"--Jacket subtitle
DK guide to the weather by Michael Allaby( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting
Droughts by Michael Allaby( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,053 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 ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,017 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 996 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 946 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 ( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of the environment by Michael Allaby( Book )
38 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 879 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
 
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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 (582)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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