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  • The British Lighthouse Trail

    The British Lighthouse Trail
    av Sarah Kerr

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954402

    Lighthouses have been used as aids to maritime navigation for centuries. They are highly recognisable and beloved features of our coastline and waterways, treasured by communities and captivating visitors. But how many are there and is it really pos…

  • The Biology and Management of Animal Welfare

    The Biology and Management of Animal Welfare
    av Frauke Ohl

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849953665

    This book provides a concise and up to date review of current knowledge on the biological processes affecting animal welfare, and the implications emerging from our improved understanding of those biological principles in terms of options available…

  • Mongooses of the World

    Mongooses of the World
    av Andrew Jennings

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954358

    Mongooses are a remarkable and fascinating group of small carnivores, with 25 species occurring in Africa and nine in Asia. They live within a wide variety of habitats, from open savannah to dense rainforest, and display an amazing diversity in soci…

  • Shorebirds in Action

    Shorebirds in Action
    av Richard Chandler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849953559

    Shorebirds, or waders, are a large group of small to medium-sized birds that occur worldwide, in a wide range of predominantly coastal or wetland habitats. Some species are largely sedentary whilst others are amongst the world's most migratory bird…

  • Landscape and Garden Design

    Landscape and Garden Design
    av Gordon Haynes

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950824

    This book presents a chronological review of garden design which both simplifies the big picture and supplies a rationale, with examples, of the merits and demerits of each design period while reflecting on the social conditions which generated each…

  • Horse Welfare, Use Not Abuse

    Horse Welfare, Use Not Abuse
    av Christopher Hall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951630

    This book is dedicated to the protection of horses, ponies and donkeys and is based on first-hand international experience from a lifetime spent with horses-hunting, racing and welfare-whether with The Pony Club, The Jockey Club or international hor…

  • Sea Like a Mirror

    Sea Like a Mirror
    av Alan Jones

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445166

    Living with the sea evokes a need to write about it, whether in poems, songs or prose. This book records a life spent upon the sea, from junior cadet to captain, and some of the reflections which at lonely times in the ocean's vastness seemed to hav…

  • Life and Death on Little Ross

    Life and Death on Little Ross
    av David R. Collin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849953597

    Little Ross is an attractive and unspoiled island and its lighthouse, beautifully designed by the famous Stevenson family, is officially a 'lesser' light, far away from busy sea lanes, at the summit of this remote island.The island was unknown to mo…

  • Postcards from the Edge: Remote British Lighthouses in Vintage Postcards

    Postcards from the Edge: Remote British Lighthouses in Vintage Postcards
    av Christopher Nicholson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445593

    We've been sending one another postcards for well over a century now - usually brief messages to our friends and family telling them about the weather on our holidays or where we're visiting next on our travels. A hundred years ago we sent postcards…

  • Camp 21 Comrie

    Camp 21 Comrie
    av Valerie Campbell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849952279

    Camp 21 Comrie, also known as Cultybraggan Camp, is the UK's best preserved prisoner of war camp. Lying in the heart of rural Perthshire in Scotland, the camp's history is a fascinating one. Built two miles south of the village of Comrie as a camp f…

  • Small Format Aerial Photography

    Small Format Aerial Photography
    av Ron Graham

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325561

    Small-format aerial photography provides a cheap alternative to conventional large-format aeiral survey. This book forms a complete guide to aerial photography operations using small cameras. From the basics of mapping, measurement and photography t…

  • Numerical Exercises in Fire Protection Engineering

    Numerical Exercises in Fire Protection Engineering
    av J.C. Jones

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325486

    This valuable book draws on the author's long and varied experience in combustion technology and contains soundly-based engineering calculations in fire protection engineering based on start-of-the-art methods. This branch of engineering has evolved…

  • Brother Nature

    Brother Nature
    av Jim Crumley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445340

    Classic nature writing from one of Britain's best

  • The Paralysis in Energy Decision Making

    The Paralysis in Energy Decision Making
    av Malcolm Grimston

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951678

    This book surveys decision-making inthe energy field, especially electricity in the UK and Western Europe, andprovides a critique of the various claims that are made for different ways ofapproaching the critical need for vast amounts of new investme…

  • Restoration and Recovery

    Restoration and Recovery
    av Dr. Howard Fox, Dr. Heather Moore

    - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950862

    Numerous case studies with practical information. Keynote addresses from leading academics and practitioners. A timely assessment of all aspects of reclamation

  • Solo Round Scotland

    Solo Round Scotland
    av Alan Rankin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950039

    'Solo Round Scotland may be an 'amateur' adventure in its truest sense but it is as professional and daring in its execution as many a large scale international expedition'. Extract from Foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, OBE In April 2006 the author…

  • Dive Truk Lagoon

    Dive Truk Lagoon

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951319

    Truk Lagoon is quite simply the greatest wreck diving location in the world. Scores of virtually intact large WWII wrecks filled with cargoes of tanks, trucks, artillery, beach mines, shells and aircraft rest in the crystal clear waters of the Lagoo…

  • Metocean Requirements for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

    Metocean Requirements for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
    av Ian M. Leggett

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954419

    This unique and innovative book provides guidelines, procedures and information about the oil and gas sector requirements for metocean at each stage of the lifecycle from initial exploration through to field abandonment, together with information ab…

  • Professor A. W. Bishop's Finest Papers

    Professor A. W. Bishop's Finest Papers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954426

    This volume brings together a selection of key papers by this soil mechanics pioneer. The papers have been selected on the basis of their importance in the development of soil mechanics and to highlight the nature and range of subjects that Bishop i…

  • Nation and Nationalism

    Nation and Nationalism

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951210

    The first volume in the occasional series, Neil Gunn Circle. An appraisal of Scottish nationalism through the lens of Neil M. Gunn's writings and its relevance to the modern debate. Represents the definitive introduction to the insights and relation…

  • Connexions

    av Nigel Dale

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950305

    '...His ambition and desire to experiment are without parallel in the last 40 years of structural engineering...Within the pages of this book you'll find yourself enthralled by the effectiveness and originality of his work. Time and again he has bro…

  • Mediterranean

    av Huw Kingston

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849952743

    On 26th April 2014 Huw kayaked away from Anzac Cove at Gallipoli, Turkey, taking the next three months to navigate around the coasts of Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia, and Croatia. Following this, he spent three months walking the full length o…

  • Mariner's Rest

    Mariner's Rest
    av Dr. Raymond Solly

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950435

    This is the well-written account of Jonathan Carridia's final years at sea as a senior second and chief officer. He chronicles the events that led him to leave the sea before being confirmed in a period of temporary command and relates the gruelling…

  • Darwin in Scotland

    Darwin in Scotland
    av J. F. Derry

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445579

    With exclusive contributions from Richard Dawkins, Noam Chomsky, Martin Rees, Aubrey Manning, Richard Holloway, Daniel C. Dennett, Randal Keynes, Brian Charlesworth, Ken Ham and others. This is the first book on Darwin and Darwinism that wholly conc…

  • Waters of the Wild Swan

    Waters of the Wild Swan
    av Jim Crumley

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780224032827

    Beginning with a flight of mute swans occupying the width of a busy street in Edinburgh, this book follows the author's observations of swans in Scotland. He also discusses swans in folklore and in literature and the need for legislation to outlaw c…

  • Beyond the Harbour Lights

    Beyond the Harbour Lights
    av Chris Mills

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325646

    This volume supplements a selection of contemporary newspaper articles, mainly from the 1920s and 1930s, with background information from other sources such as the reports of Marine Courts of Inquiry, extracts from ships' log books and references to…

  • World of Geology

    World of Geology
    av Tony Waltham

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954372

    A core component of the natural world is the geology, in the rocks and the landforms that have been created by their erosion. The plants that cover so much of the world's land areas, ant the myriad animals that inhabit each environment, form the won…

  • Life with Birds

    Life with Birds
    av Malcolm Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950282

    Life with Birds uncovers the fascinating story of our interdependence with birds. The author weaves an amazing web of inter-relationships, from the Parsi funeral in Mumbai where birds of prey eat the dead; to collecting eider down from nests in Icel…

  • A Light Walk

    A Light Walk
    av Ian Cassells

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325516

    Whilst on duty in the cramped confines of Muckle Flugga Lighthouse, Ian Cassells, took to walking circuits round the lighthouse station for exercise (12 laps to the mile). With this background, when the Northern Lighthouse Board celebrated its bicen…

  • Recollections of an Unsuccessful Seaman

    Recollections of an Unsuccessful Seaman
    av Leonard Noake, David Creamer, Leonard Noake

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849953931

    Recollections of an Unsuccessful Seaman was written in 1928/1929 by George Leonard Noake, who wanted to keep himself occupied for the rest of his days after learning of his incurable illness from which he died, aged 42 years, in 1929. Born in 1887,…

  • Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions

    Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions
    av Minna Silver

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849952965

    This book provides a visual reconstruction of Palmyra, a World Heritage Site situated in Syria, which flourished in Greco-Roman times. Palmyra is situated in a desert oasis and served as a vibrant caravan station on the Silk Road connecting the Roma…

  • Big Cats

    Big Cats
    av Rick Minter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950428

    Right across Britain, people are making remarkable claims - they are reporting large feral cats resembling panthers, pumas and lynx. Month after month the sightings continue with citizens from all walks of life having surprise encounters with big ca…

  • They Were Just Skulls

    They Were Just Skulls
    av John Johnson-Allen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954044

    Foreword by Admiral Lord West of SpitheadFew people, even in the Navy, are even aware of this dreadful incident [the loss of submarine HMS Truculent in the Thames] and certainly not the details of human error that led to this huge loss of life. The…

  • Island Base

    Island Base
    av Bob McQueen

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445180

    An important piece in the jigsaw of the history of the Falklands War The previously untold story of how Ascension Island was crucial to the success of British operations during the Falklands War. The book spans the length of the Falklands War and te…

  • Doctor in the Navy

    Doctor in the Navy
    av Bill Yule

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950015

    National Service, Britain's name for conscription, existed between 1945 and 1963. In that time, two and a half million men were required to serve for two years with the armed forces. For some, it was a miserable penance. For the majority, it was jus…

  • The Bishop Method

    The Bishop Method
    av Laurie Wesley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954396

    Bishop is undoubtedly one of the most widely-known names in the soil mechanics, or geotechnical engineering, community today, alongside the `founding father', Karl Terzaghi. This is mainly due to the method Bishop devised for estimating the stabilit…

  • Nothing over the Side

    Nothing over the Side
    av Ray Solly

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445944

    This is the first recent book to lift the lid off the crude oil tanker industry and to demonstrate that, contrary to general opinion, crude oil tankers are the safest and most regulated business/industry in the world. As an ex-supertanker navigating…

  • Fallen Pieces of the Moon

    Fallen Pieces of the Moon
    av Robin Lloyd-Jones

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904445319

    Turreted fairytale peaks, glistening snowfields, waterfalls plunging over immense cliffs into the sea, a million tons of ice capsizing - this is the setting for "Fallen Pieces of the Moon", an account of a kayak trip along the west coast of Greenlan…

  • Soil and Rock Description in Engineering

    Soil and Rock Description in Engineering
    av David Norbury

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954730

    This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first and second editions. In the intervening period the procedures used in the description of soils and rocks have continued to develop and evolve and this new edition incorporates chan…

  • Calcium Aluminates

    Calcium Aluminates

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954761

    In their 112-year history, the many special characteristics of Calcium Aluminate Cements have led to their use in all kinds of applications that are beyond the capabilities of other cements, such as Portland cements. This encompasses characteristics…

  • Always at Sea

    Always at Sea
    av Mary Wardle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325745

    Based on Mary Wardle's father's own account, this book recounts the exploits of William Donald, who went to sea as a boy in 1912 and stayed in the Merchant Navy for almost 50 years. In the course of his career, he dealt with many incidents, includin…

  • Subsea Rock Installation and Rock Placement

    Subsea Rock Installation and Rock Placement
    av Robert Eadie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954549

    Based upon the author's wide experience in a broad range of projects, this invaluable book sets the scene and places rock installation in the context of the offshore industry today. This is an industry where health, safety and environmental consider…

  • Reading the Gaelic Landscape

    Reading the Gaelic Landscape
    av John Murray

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849954389

    Following the success of the first edition, this new edition has been expanded and improved with additional images and enhanced drawings. The subject matter has been expanded with the chapter on grammar and pronunciation extended. There are examples…

  • The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

    The Grey Wolves of Eriboll
    av David M. Hird

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951654

    The surrender of the German U-boat fleet at the end of World War II was perhaps the principal event in the war's endgame which signified to the British people that peace really had arrived. This revised, updated and expanded new edition gives career…

  • New Ways

    New Ways
    av Nigel Dale

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951500

    New Ways: The Founding of Modernism features the rise during the interwar period of a group of engineers, architects, sculptors, ceramicists, artists, furniture-makers, craftsmen and patrons to the forefront of British art and design. Important to t…

  • Luftwaffe over Scotland

    Luftwaffe over Scotland
    av Les Taylor

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950008

    Luftwaffe over Scotland is the first complete history of the air attacks mounted against Scotland by Nazi Germany during World War Two and undertakes a detailed examination of the strategy, tactics and politics involved on both sides, together with…

  • The Lighthouse on Skerryvore

    The Lighthouse on Skerryvore
    av Paul A. Lynn

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849951401

    Perched on an isolated rock in the Scottish Hebrides, this is a fascinating and comprehensive account of Skerryvore, 'the most graceful lighthouse in the world,' and the great Victorian engineer who designed and built it. At a height of 48m (156 fee…

  • Steel Structures

    Steel Structures
    av Karuna Moy Ghosh

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950350

    Steel Structures: Analysis and Design for Vibrations and Earthquakes analyses the behaviour of two steel framed structures and their structural elements subjected to complex dynamic forces under the actions of earthquake motions and vibrations due t…

  • Palm Oil and Small Chop

    Palm Oil and Small Chop
    av John Goble

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849950114

    Palm oil is the quintessence of West Africa - it is complex, an acquired taste and reckoned to be rather unhealthy. Small chop is the addition of ingredients that make it palatable for European taste. From the unique perspective of working aboard me…

  • Carbonate Sediments And Rocks

    Carbonate Sediments And Rocks
    av C. J. R. Braithwaite

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781870325394

    Carbonate rocks are of fundamental importance in many respects: in the manufacture of cement, as building stone and aggregates, and they form the reservoirs for about 40% of the world's oil reserves. In engineering terms they frequently underly the…