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Examines the physical characteristics of the regolith (mantle rock) as well as the consequences when regolith moves, either slowly or more suddenly in landslides and avalanches. Timothy Kusky. Facts on File, The Hazardous Earth Series. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Geology, Natural Resources and Environmental Science

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Description: Collection of biographical and critical essays on Latin American writers by scholars from the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. Covers chroniclers, novelists, poets, journalists, and playwrights from the sixteenth century to the present. Carlos A. Solé, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 3 vols. plus 2002 supplement. (Supplement includes revisions on writers, including Isabel Allende, Guillermo Cabrero Infante and Ernesto Cardenal. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 1989 ed. plus 2002 suppl.

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Research Guides Hispanic Studies,

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Description: Bio-bibliographical and critical examination of more than 50 Cuban, Dominican, Chicano and Puerto Rican writers. Includes only authors who have published since 1960. Alan West-Durán, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2004 ed.

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Research Guides Hispanic Studies,

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A collection of introductory factbooks (written for young adults) covering the following topics:

  • Artificial Intelligence Covers the development and uses of intelligent robots that utilize artificial intelligence. An overview of how researchers simulate brain processes in these machines, and the variety of uses the machines/robots have. (2005)

  • Bacteria and Viruses Provides information about researchers in the field and the developments in fighting harmful microbes as well in using beneficial ones for medicines. (2004)

  • Black Holes Presents evidence and theories for black holes and discusses how they were first predicted, how they form, their physical properties, and how scientists detect them. (2004)

  • Comets and Asteroids (2004)

  • Energy Alternatives Discusses development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal power. (2004)

  • Exploring Mars Discusses similarities (and differences) between Mars and Earth, failed and successful space missions, and future plans for exploration. (2005)

  • Genetics Presents basic scientific principles and how genetics is used in determining and modifying the genetic code, predicting and curing disease, and solving crimes. (2004)

  • Global Warming Discusses the many negative effects of rising temperatures on earth and prevailing theories on what is causing the rise. (2004)

  • Lasers Describes the development of lasers and how they are used in communications, scientific research, industry, the military, medicine, and entertainment. (2003)

  • Space Stations Describes the value of space stations as laboratories for studying effects on humans, as platforms for studying astronomy, and as observatories for viewing the Earth. (2004)

  • Telescopes Describes the history of telescopes and how our knowledge of the universe has expanded as telescope technology has advanced. (2005)

  • Virtual Reality Explores how computer graphics, sound, and touch are used to simulate reality. Describes the uses of this technology beyond entertainment, such as in engineering, training and business applications. (2004)

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2003-2005

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