Earth From Above

Author: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9780810959477
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Both low- and high-level aerial photographs document places around the world and form the starting point for discussions of ecology, sustainable development, and the current state of the world, in a new edition of the acclaimed visual ...

Faith Reason Earth History

Author: Leonard Brand
ISBN: 9781883925635
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In this patient explanation of the mission of science, the author models his conviction that ¿above all, it is essential that we treat each other with respect, even if we disagree on fundamental issues.¿ The original edition of this work ...

The Politics Of The Earth

Author: John S. Dryzek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199696004
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Dryzek provides an accessible introduction to thinking about the environment by looking at the language used to discuss environmental issues.

Practical Hydraulics And Water Resources Engineering Third Edition

Author: Melvyn Kay
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498761968
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Wind velocity increases with height above earth's surface In upper atmosphere
Coriolis force Pressure force = Coriolis force Pressure force > Surface wind
direction Iceberg movement 4 m 2 m Low Low Geostrophic wind (a) (c) (b) Near
Earth's ...

The Earth From Space

Author: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
ISBN: 9780500517215
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'The Earth from Space' features a selection of satellite images that raise important questions about our future, while also showcasing the planets beauty leaving no doubt of the urgent need to protect it.

Earth Pressure And Earth Retaining Structures Third Edition

Author: Chris R.I. Clayton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482206617
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This text makes clear the uncertainty of parameter and partial factor issues that underpin recent codes. It then goes on to explain the principles of the geotechnical design of gravity walls, embedded walls, and composite structures.

Living With The Earth Third Edition

Author: Gary S. Moore
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849379997
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The cooler, denser air near the ground is unable to rise through the warm layers
above it and is therefore trapped until ... inversion: This type of inversion normally
occurs at night when heat absorbed by the earth during the day radiates out ...

The Global Positioning System And Arcgis Third Edition

Author: Michael Kennedy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420088009
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Plane of the horizon for a person standing on Earth Orbit of the satellites Surface
of the Earth Satellites earth-circling ... about 11,000 nautical miles (nm), or
roughly 20,400 kilometers (km) or 12,700 statute miles (sm) above the Earth's

People Of The Earth

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 146681778X
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in this and other volumes in the magnicent North America's ...

Power Systems Third Edition

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439856346
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If S is intended to completely shield P, then the cylinder around Sand the rs-plane
above the earth's surface must completely surround the attractive cylinder around
P. However, as Figure 7.5b shows, an unprotected width, db, remains.