Environmental Science
epub |eng | | Author:Fanren Zeng

The trunk of the oak tree grew a hundred spans around and as high as a hill; the tree’s shade could cover 1,000 heads of cattle, and the number of ...
( Category: Environmental Science April 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-24 | Author:Brian Fagan [Fagan, Brian]

A HOT, SULTRY afternoon has settled on the floor of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The air is heavy and still, weighing on the visitors passing through the empty rooms of ...
( Category: Climatology April 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-22 | Author:Roberts, Neil

Southwest Asia Southwest Asia (alternatively known as the Near East) is probably the earliest and arguably the most important of all the global centres of domestication. From the Neolithic farmers ...
( Category: Environmental Science April 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:Robert William Sandford

Chapter Seven Wisdom in an age of climate crisis “Point your toes, Herb,” you can hear him saying, “we are going in deep.” — Jan Zwicky Michelle Atterby, a colleague ...
( Category: Climatology April 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-03-14 | Author:Rob Dunn [DUNN, ROB]

Superficially, agriculture, including the farming of rubber trees, is often in conflict with wild nature. Ford cut down forests to make Fordlandia and Belterra. Similarly, the soybean fields of Brazil ...
( Category: Environmental Science April 2,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Damilola S. Olawuyi

7.2.4 Surface Interest While mineral interest is the legal right over everything below the surface of the property, surface interest is the legal right over everything above-ground. The holder of ...
( Category: African March 31,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sarah Jaquette Ray

Compassion—Self-Preserving and Respectful Neuroscientists such as Tania Singer have shown that empathizing with someone in distress lights up parts of the brain associated with pain, while compassion lights up parts ...
( Category: Climatology March 31,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jeremy Davies

Map 1. Pangaea before the Great Dying, showing landmasses and the principal ocean currents. Highly oxygenated air (perhaps up to 35 percent, against 21 percent today) made it possible for ...
( Category: Environmental Science March 30,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-14 | Author:Fred Guterl

As an undergraduate at Swarthmore, David Baltimore changed his major from biology to chemistry in part because he was less interested in birds and ecosystems than in what was going ...
( Category: Environmental Science March 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-03 | Author:Tom Rand

* * * i — An externality is an unaccounted-for cost (or benefit) that hits a third party who didn’t choose to take on that cost (or benefit). Throwing out ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Carlo Arnaldo Vezzoli

Avoid composite materials or, when necessary, choose easily recyclable ones; Engage geometrical solutions like ribbing to increase polymer stiffness instead of reinforcing fibres (Example 9.3); Prefer thermoplastic polymers to thermosetting ...
( Category: Industrial Product Design March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-15 | Author:Bjørn Vassnes

A CLOSER LOOK The Cryosphere Today The factor that determines the size of the cryosphere is which areas experience temperatures below the freezing point of water over the course of ...
( Category: Geology March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-24 | Author:David Archer

Having corrected the MAT data, we can now estimate the SST corrections required to ensure overall compatibility between the land, MAT and SST data by comparing the corrected MAT and ...
( Category: Weather March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert C. Brears

17. United Utilities, “Floating Solar Farm Gets Under Way at Lancaster Reservoir,” https://​www.​unitedutilities.​com/​corporate/​newsroom/​latest-news/​floating-solar-farm-gets-under-way-at-lancaster-reservoir/​. 18.US EPA, “On-Site Renewable Energy Generation: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs”. 19. ...
( Category: Economic Conditions March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Helen Caldicott [Caldicott, Helen]

MICHAEL T. KLARE Michael T. Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at the Five Colleges, Inc.: Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and ...
( Category: Conservation March 26,2020 )