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Encyclopedia of Sleep
Editor-in-Chief Clete Kushida
The world’s largest reference and research tool on the science of sleep beginning with basic sleep concepts and progressing through complex topics such as the physiology of sleep and sleep disorders of all descriptions.
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 3rd Edition
Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Caballero
The award-winning 4-volume reference revised and updated with the latest research in the multidisciplinary field of human nutritional science.
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd Editon
Editor-in-Chief Simon A. Levin
Now in 7 volumes the eagerly awaited new edition of the award winning reference is the ultimate scholarly resource for anyone who is devoted to the fields of biodiversity and related preservation issues.
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, 2nd Edition
Editors-in-Chief William J. Lennarz and M. Daniel Lane
This 4-volume set explores current, relevant topics in the dynamic and rapidly evolving field of biological chemistry.
Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, 2nd Edition
Editors-in-Chief Jay A. Siegel and Pekka J. Saukko
This 4-volume set continues the reputation of the 2001 award winning first edition, with a 30% growth in articles with a particular increase in coverage of DNA and digital forensics. It will inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker of each other’s protocols, procedures and limitations.
Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd Edition
Editors-in-Chief Stanley Maloy and Kelly Hughes
The ultimate resource for researchers, scientists, and non-scientists alike who seek a thorough understanding of the strides made within the field of genetics over the past decade.
Treatise on Geomorphology
Editor-in-Chief John Shroder
This 14-volume set provides an authoritative synthesis of the state of the discipline by many top-flight geomorphologists from across the world, as well as highlighting productive research directions.
Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics
Editor-in-Chief Jason Shogren
Unique perspectives that codify the relationships that exist among three diverse disciplines, users will find a valuable guide that contains information from and about, business, academic, and government perspectives.
Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science 2e
Editor-in-Chief Scott Elias
This 4-volume set contains 20% more content than the award winning first edition which has been updated to reflect the many advances in the field - now with 357 articles by prominent international authorities.
Strips away the politics and emotion that surround climate change and assesses the broad range of threats using the bottom-up approach—including carbon dioxide emissions, population growth, emerging affluence, and many others—to our five most critical resources: water, food, ecosystems, energy, and human health.
Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II
Reviews and examines topics of relevance to today’s inorganic chemists. Covering more interdisciplinary and high-impact areas such as biological inorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry, materials chemistry, and nanoscience, it completely replaces the 1973 first edition.
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- Encyclopedia of Adolescence– CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2012, as well as 2011 PROSE Award-Winner for Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
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