Environment & Nature

Environment & Nature

Explore the environment and nature with new and classic official publications that present both scientific and practical information to protect and improve the nation's air, foster the protection of plant and animal species and their habitats, help protect human health, and promote a cleaner and healthier environment for the American people.

Our collection of nature publications are designed to enhance your knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of America's national parks; and to assist in your travel plans. These guides contain park information including history and sites, basic maps, lodging, camping sites, fishing, hiking, fact sheets, illustrations and more.

Best Selling Environment & Nature Publications

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Water Measurement Manual: A Guide to Effective Water Measurement Practices for Better Water Management

By: Interior Dept., Bureau of Reclamation

GPO Stock # 024-003-00215-1 ISBN: 9780160925108

One key to better management practices, including water conservation, is reliable and accurate water measurement. The term "water measurement" as used in this manual refers to the measurement of flow (unit volume per unit time). Major advances in...

Price: $53.00

U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook 2014

By: Homeland Security Dept., Coast Guard

GPO Stock # 050-012-00516-8 ISBN: 9780160925092

New 2014 edition.

The Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook (IMH) is designed to assist Coast Guard personnel in the use of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS)...

Price: $23.00

Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2012

By: Commerce Dept., NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service

GPO Stock # 003-020-00197-1 ISBN: 9780160925245

The 2012 report provides landings totals for both domestic recreational and commercial fisheries by species and allows us to track important indicators such as annual seafood consumption and the productivity of top fishing ports. These statistics...

Price: $43.00

Upper Farmington Wild and Scenic River: Junior River Ranger Activity Booklet

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01310-5 ISBN: 9780160924231

This hands-on, colorful activity book provides the purpose, history and value of the Farmington River for young children.  Games, puzzles, mazes, “fill-in the blanks” and other educational tidbits are included to educate the young learner about...

Price: $8.00

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning, Nature\'s Most Violent Storms: A Preparedness Guide, Including Tornado Safety Information for Schools

By: Commerce Dept.. NOAA, National Weather Service

GPO Stock # 003-017-00569-1 ISBN: 9780160924262

This illustrated guide showcases some facts about weather-related events and suggests life-saving actions you can take, if you find yourself in an unexpected situation resulting from a weather-related event.    The goal of this booklet is to...

Price: $5.00
A Researcher's Guide To: International Space Station Earth Obsevations

A Researcher\'s Guide to: International Space Station Earth Observations

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, ISS Program Science Office

GPO Stock # 033-000-01369-8 ISBN: 9780160924187

The purpose of NASA’s
Earth science program is to develop a scientific understanding of Earth’s system and
Why Use International Space Station (ISS) as a Remote Sensing Platform? Its response to natural or human-induced changes and...

Price: $15.00

Public Roads, V. 77, No. 6, May/June 2014

By: Transportation Dept., Federal Aviation Administration

GPO Stock # 750-005-00151-5 ISBN:

Public Roads magazine is produced by the US Department of Transportation, Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) .  This magazine is avaialble by subscription on a bi-monthly basis.

This May-June 2014 issue covers the following articles:...

Price: $9.50
A Researcher\'s Guide to: International Space Station Microbial Research

A Researcher\'s Guide to: International Space Station Microbial Research

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, NASA ISS Program Science Office

GPO Stock # 033-000-01370-1 ISBN: 9780160924194

Over the past 50 years, a combination of operational experience, spaceflight and ground-based research have provided tremendous insight into infectious disease risk as well as necessary preventative measures (Johnston 1969, Taylor 1972, Taylor...

Price: $15.00
Keys to Soil Taxonomy (2014)

Keys to Soil Taxonomy (2014)

By: Agriculture Dept., National Resource Cosneration Service, Soil Survey Staff

GPO Stock # 001-000-04761-2 ISBN: 9780160923210

Excerpt from Keys to Soil Taxonomy Foreword by David W. Smith, Social Science Division Director, Natural Resources Conservation Service

This publication, Keys to Soil Taxonomy, Twelfth Edition...

Price: $58.00

Morbidity And Mortality Weekly Report Vol. 63 #19


GPO Stock # 717-016-02137-5 ISBN:

This specific issue focuses on these primary articles and supporting data pertaining to the week of May 16, 2014.

*Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week — May 19–25

*Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Fatal Unintentional...

Price: $4.25
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