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Water : exploring the blue planet

Author: Markus Eisl; Gerald Mansberger; Paul Schreilechner
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides insight into water and creates a more profound understanding of the current water predicament. It focuses on the health of our planet surrounding water and uses technologically advanced systems to reveal the damage and destruction brought on by humans. Focus is put on our attempts to control water and our reckless actions that threaten water availability."--
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Aerial photographs
Named Person: Wasser
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Eisl; Gerald Mansberger; Paul Schreilechner
ISBN: 9781770858138 177085813X
OCLC Number: 972200684
Notes: Includes index.
Translation of: Wasser : Entdeckung des blauen Planeten.
Description: 311 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Geohazard "human" / Stefan Rahmstorf --
Exposed to the elements / Wolfgang Kron --
When the flood arrives / Josef H. Reichholf --
At the turning point / Lars Abromeit --
Vulnerable blue / Kim Detloff --
A contested commodity / Diana Hummel --
In the lithium rush / Karl-Heinz Otto --
The gardens of Poseidon / Robert Hofrichter --
Paradise on call / Josef H. Reichholf.
Other Titles: Wasser.
Responsibility: Markus Eisl, Gerald Mansberger, Paul Schreilechner ; [translation, Beatrix Read].

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An encyclopaedia and an atlas of water on planet Earth featuring astonishingly detailed photographs from cameras aboard orbiting satellites, revealing the damage wrought by nature and by man.  Read more...

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