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cap sur le grand continent blanc

Course for the Large White Continent


J. Sylvestre, S. Mahuzier

Edition 2016

This book invites us on a voyage of discovery to the North of Antarctica, from Tierra del Fuego to the Peninsula. The authors immerse us in this fabulous southern universe: its geological evolution, its climate, its plant and animal species perfectly adapted to the extreme climatic conditions and also its fragility and what is being done to protect it. Course for the Southern Ocean!


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Les risques naturels en montagne

Natural Mountain Hazards


D. Richard, F. Naaim-Bouvet

Edition 2015

Avalanches, glacial-related hazards, floods and mudslides, slope failure and falling rock are experienced by all mountaineers. Economic development based on tourism increases exposure to hazards; the catastrophe of the Grand-Bornand campground and its 23 victims being a case in point. This reference work, targeting professionals and decision-makers, but also the general public, explains these phenomena and explores protection techniques.


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Mountain Torrents and Rivers

Mountain Torrents and Rivers

Dynamics and Planning


D. Richard, G. Degoutte, A. Recking

Edition 2013

This guide describes and explains, with concrete examples, the dynamics and planning principles of mountain rivers and torrents. It takes stock of the major morphodynamic principles, especially sedimentary dynamics, the specific hydrology features of mountain catchment areas and mudslides. Illustrated by concrete applications of different concepts, it is designed for contracting authorities and technicians.


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Life Under Ice

Life Under Ice

An Oasis at the South Pole


P. Tréguer, L. Chauvaud, E. Amice, L. Ballesta

Edition 2013

How can scientists participate in the controversies raised by certain technical developments? By injecting a literary sensitivity into this participation. This is what this work argues. Through illustrations like a poem by Henri Michaux or a statement by a GMO crop destruction campaigner, Yves Citton investigates how scientists can take part in public and civil debates and help to move away from the confrontation of disciplines, fields and opinions.


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Trois marins pour un pole

Trois marins pour un pole


P. Tréguer

Edition 2010

This book recounts the odysseys and breathtaking exploits of three men, their crews and their ships to be the first to raise their country's flag at the South Pole.


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Retenues d'altitude

Retenues d'altitude


P. Mériaux, L. Peyras

Edition 2009
This book, a real integrated guide, sets out the rules in terms of the design, building and surveillance of high-altitude reservoirs in mountain leisure resorts.
50,70 €
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Dynamique des avalanches

Dynamique des avalanches


C. Ancey, V. Bain, E. Bardou, G. Borel, R. Burnet, F. Jarry, O. Kölbl, M. Meunier

Edition 2006
This reference work, a quantitative study of avalanches, relates new information on the phenomenon and gives calculation bases for characterization and modelling.
63,00 €
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