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Barnes-Svarney, Patricia L.

Overview
Works: 47 works in 112 publications in 1 language and 14,444 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Juvenile works  Popular works  Fiction 
Roles: Publishing director
Classifications: T49, 600
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney
How the new technology works a guide to high-tech concepts by Robert J Cone ( )
10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses artificial intelligence, biotechnology and genetic engineering, the chip, cryogenics, digital image processing, electric power generation, fiber optics, the laser, machine vision, medical imaging, micromachining and nanotechnology, networking, online databases, optical data storage, robots, supercomputers, superconductivity, the electromagnetic spectrum, communications, digital signals, binary numbers, the metric (SI) system, bar coding, CAD (Computer-Aided Design), CAM (Computer-Aided-Manufacture), CCDs (Charged-Coupled Devices), ceramics, circuits, communications satellites, CRT (cathode ray tube), global positioning system (GPS), holography, integrated optics, LCD (liquid crystal display), microscopes, microwave oven, optical character recognition (OCR), planetary spacecraft, radar, semiconductors, sensors, and transistors
The New York Public Library science desk reference by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The basics of major areas of science are described and illustrated in this work that resembles the general New York Public Library Desk Reference. Chapters on scientific measurements and symbols as well as a section on time are followed by chapters devoted to the major scientific disciplines as well as meteorology, environmental science, computer science and engineering. Each chapter has a narrative about the discipline and charts, facts and other illustrations. Biographies of famous scientists, historical highlights, terms and a bibliography relevant to each science are included. There is a final chapter with directory information about science resources such as zoo, aquariums and planetariums, parks and caves, and periodicals. An index provides access to ready reference information. Recommended for all secondary collections
The handy dinosaur answer book by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mighty dinosaurs were the dominant life form on earth for millions of years. But catastrophe awaited. In what amounts to a geological blink of an eye, the dinosaurs disappeared. The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, Second Edition takes you deep into the world of dinosaurs---a great ride through what is currently known (and being debated) about these creatures and their surroundings. It covers the latest, greatest findings along with the accompanying shifts in dinosaur theory. Because of recent discoveries, there are some great debates: are birds really dinosaurs?; were any warm blooded?; what caused their extinction? Unearth answers to over 600 commonly asked (and just plain interesting) dinosaur questions such as . . . How old is the Earth? What is a dinosaur? What were some of the problems as amphibians moved from water to land? What were the first true dinosaurs like? What were the stegosaurs? What were the tyrannosaurs? Where are extremely large dinosaur bones being found and why? Did some dinosaurs have self-sharpening teeth? What carnivore and herbivore dinosaurs were biggest? Which dinosaur had the longest neck of any animal known? Where and what is the Dinosaur Freeway? Did dinosaurs travel in herds? Did dinosaurs migrate? Did any dinosaurs climb or live in trees? How large was a dinosaur's brain? What were the major extinctions during the Earth's long history? Did dinosaurs get blown away by hurricanes? What groups survived the extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period? What dinosaurs are thought to have evolved into birds? What famous dinosaur is nicknamed “Sue? What are some notable Tyrannosaurus rex found in the United States? How do paleontologists, or even amateur collectors, find dinosaur fossils? Do dinosaur bones ever get “rearranged after they are mounted?
The handy math answer book by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Handy Math Answer Book" is your complete introduction to the world of numbers, from their long history (and hints of the future) to how we use math in our everyday lives
The Oryx guide to natural history the earth and all its inhabitants by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at natural history including geology, oceanography, climatology, meteorology, biology, paleontology, and anthropology
Asteroid : earth destroyer or new frontier? by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The large and small impact craters that dot the Earth's major land masses. If, as one theory states, the chance of a major collision is currently about one in ten thousand - similar to that of dying from anesthesia during surgery or of being killed in a car crash during any six-month interval - should we be living in fear? How could we possibly prepare ourselves for such a disaster? Patricia Barnes-Svarney, an asteroid enthusiast since childhood, asserts that the threat
Zimbabwe by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the history, topography, people, and culture of Zimbabwe, with emphasis on its current economy, industry, and place in the political world
The handy ocean answer book by Thomas E Svarney ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information related to oceans, including waterspouts, whirlpools, ocean shelves, tides, and the effects of pollution and global warming
Traveler's guide to the solar system by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes the reader on a tour of the solar system, describing asteroids and each of the planets
Skies of fury : weather weirdness around the world by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The handy geology answer book by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over one hundred photographs and illustrations that answer nearly one thousand questions about the science of geology and provides information on such topics as volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, oceans, continents, dinosaur fossils, and how artificial gems are synthesized
When the earth moves : rogue earthquakes, tremors, and aftershocks by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the telescope : a guide for the amateur astronomer by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A paranoid's ultimate survival guide by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses hidden dangers found inside and outside the home, including perils found on the earth, in the ocean, in space, on planes, in a backyard, and in the home, and provides ways to cope with these threats
Born of heat and pressure : mountains and metamorphic rocks by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the formation of different types of mountains and metamorphic rock (rocks that change form in the intense heat and pressure of the Earth's interior) and discusses their impact on their environment
Secrets of the sun : a closer look at our star by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the processes and features of the sun, including solar eclipses, sunspot cycles, coronal mass ejections, and solar wind. Also discusses scientific models and technology used to study the sun
Loyalties by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Claire's partner in her Medical Emergencies class is injured, Commander Wiley blames Claire for the accident. Now claire's future hangs in the balance unless Beverly and Data can find a way to clear her-- without being expelled themselves!
Teacher's pet by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Salem falls asleep in Sabrina's backpack, he's off on an exciting adventure ... a day in high school. At first he's having fun giving Sabrina hints in history class, eating yummy school food, and getting attention from a cute girl. Until he loses Sabrina in a crowded hallway!
Clocks in the rocks : learning about earth's past by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the divisions of time used by geologists to record earth's history and includes information on fossils, radioactive dating, and prehistoric life
The National Science Foundation by Patricia L Barnes-Svarney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the history of the National Science Foundation, describing its structure, function, and influence on American society
 
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Alternative Names
Barnes, Loutricia 1953-
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia.
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia 1953-
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia Lou 1953-
Svarney, Patricia Barnes- 1953-
Svarney, Patricia L. Barnes-.
Svarney, Patricia L. Barnes- 1953-
Languages
English (78)
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