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Earth Sciences
epub |eng | | Author:Angui Li & Risto Kosonen

Category Thermal state of the body as a whole PPD (%) Predicted mean vote (PMV) I <6 −0.2 < PMV < +0.2 II <10 −0.5 < PMV < +0.5 III ...
( Category: Architecture January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 1978-12-31 | Author:David Attenborough

So feathers did not evolve initially for flight and do not define birds. The birds inherited them from feathered ancestors. And this leads to the realisation that all dinosaurs were ...
( Category: Wildlife January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Joelle Gergis [Gergis, Joelle]

27 NATURAL VARIABILITY VERSUS HUMAN INFLUENCE Before the Industrial Revolution kicked off around 1750, the Earth’s climate was almost purely operating under natural conditions. Because the human population was still ...
( Category: Weather January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Lottery poster, Society of Antiquaries, London. So, in 1616, the Virginia Company again revamped its plan. The previous lotteries had been in London and were called “standing lotteries,” but now ...
( Category: Atmospheric Sciences January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-07-11 | Author:John R. McNeill & George Vrtis [McNeill, John R. & Vrtis, George]

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF THE URANIUM BOOM Mines The “nuclear fuel cycle” has several stages: mining; milling ore to produce yellowcake; enrichment to separate and concentrate fissionable isotopes; fuel fabrication for ...
( Category: Engineering January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-26 | Author:Daniel Raimi

WOULD IT BE GOOD TO BE ENERGY INDEPENDENT? Why do we care about energy independence? One reason often cited relates to revenues flowing to unfriendly nations. In this theory, the ...
( Category: Economics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Benjamin R. Barber [Barber, Benjamin R.]

12 City Sovereignty and the Need for Urban Networks The Compact of Mayors launched at the United Nations Climate Summit in 2014 engaged “the world’s largest coalition of city leaders ...
( Category: City Planning & Urban Development January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-05 | Author:Stephen Nash [Nash, Stephen]

Not long ago, evincing concern about climate change and other environmental threats, the BLM convened a group of federal scientists to develop a national “Rapid Ecoregional Assessments” technique, “to more ...
( Category: Natural Resources January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-01-15 | Author:Norman, David; [Norman, David;]

29. Deinonychus. A reconstruction from bone to flesh. Perhaps it too had a filamentous covering? Ornithischian dinosaurs All ornithischians are thought to have been herbivorous and, rather like modern-day mammals, ...
( Category: Dinosaurs January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-20 | Author:Jenna Butler [Jenna Butler]

2 I wake into thrumming noise, the porthole cover clanging, Maggie tangled in blankets in the top berth. Our cabin a welter of night breath and damp wool. Antigua is ...
( Category: Ecology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-04 | Author:Jim Thatcher, Josef Eckert [Jim Thatcher, Josef Eckert]

Fig. 7-1. From left to right: Foursquare homepage showing locations of friends; Foursquare profile page; Foursquare check-in screen showing nearby locations. Courtesy of Emily Fekete. While Foursquare is an excellent ...
( Category: Information Systems January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-17 | Author:Justin Kitzes [Kitzes, Justin]

PAIN POINTS The most difficult part of reproducing these results is the sheer volume of the data sets involved and the amount of computational storage and time required to complete ...
( Category: Earth Sciences January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-15 | Author:Marcus Anthony Hunter & Zandria F. Robinson [Hunter, Marcus Anthony & Robinson, Zandria F.]

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. WILLIAM EDWARD BURGHARDT DU BOIS A child of Up South, Du Bois “was born by a golden river and in the shadow of two ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-22 | Author:Brett Favaro

PURCHASE COST The first challenge with current EVs is the initial cost of buying them. EVs targeted at the mass market are more expensive than an “equivalent” ICE car. For ...
( Category: Weather January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-19 | Author:Beth Gardiner

8 Reluctant Innovators Air and the Automakers Smoke billows into the chamber, thick and hot, laden with poisons. It wafts into tiny channels, hundreds of them, a honeycomb of passageways. ...
( Category: Environmental Science January 19,2020 )