Category: Nature Ecology

Quantitative Regional Economic and Environmental Analysis by Euijune Kim,Brian H. S. Kim

By Euijune Kim,Brian H. S. Kim

This e-book specializes in the applying of newly innovated analytical instruments for sustainable improvement on local financial and environmental concerns in Korea. With a number of case reviews, the authors discover a sequence of theoretical types and empirical equipment together with spatial CCE version, multiregional Input-Output and econometric research, logit version, contingent valuation technique, GIS, pattern choice version, desktop studying approach, stochastic frontier research, and panel research. those versions and strategies are adapted to spatial improvement concerns similar to agglomeration, clustering and commercial innovation, human capital and exertions marketplace, schooling and R&D investments and financial resilience for nearby economies and unforeseen catastrophe, and common assets for environmental markets. Quantitative local financial and Environmental research for Sustainability in Korea is of specific curiosity to coverage makers and practitioners, in addition to learn students lively in sustainability science.

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Au cœur des chevaux (Maîtres de l'équitation) (French by Pablo Hermoso Mendoza,Antoine MARTIN

By Pablo Hermoso Mendoza,Antoine MARTIN

Un cavalier hors norme, artiste et figura, raconte son incroyable destin et son extraordinaire relation avec ses chevaux.
Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza compte parmi les plus grands cavaliers mondiaux et parmi les rejoneadores
les plus importants de l’histoire. Il a dominé sa spécialité, triomphé dans les plus grandes arènes et éblouit les spectateurs du monde entier. l. a. parfaite connexion qu’il entretient avec ses chevaux, fondée sur l’harmonie et l’acceptation, a provoqué une révolution dans l’équitation taurine et ouvert des horizons nouveaux, reculant les frontières de los angeles functionality et créant de nouveaux gestes de dressage. De memento en keepsake, il raconte ici l’aventure d’une vie incroyable écrite par les sabots de ses chevaux, les grands Cagancho, Chenel ou Pirata, qui revivent ici.

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Mont Blanc aux sept vallées (Classiques Arthaud) (French by Roger Frison-Roche

By Roger Frison-Roche

« Il est encore temps de fuir si vous préférez l. a. mer. »
Dans ce livre-hymne à los angeles montagne, à sa montagne, Frison-Roche nous invite à le suivre dans sa randonnée autour du mont Blanc et nous introduit à l. a. familiarité des gens de ses sept vallées.
Dédié à l. a. vallée de Chamonix, ce texte désormais classique exprime toute l. a. ardour exigeante de l’homme et de l’alpiniste pour les montagnes de sa jeunesse et ceux qui sont pour lui, au-delà des frontières, les « gens du mont Blanc ».
À l’origine du fameux travel du Mont-Blanc, cet ouvrage a guidé, depuis sa parution en 1958, des milliers de randonneurs sur ce magnifique parcours qui traverse trois can pay : l. a. France, l’Italie et los angeles Suisse.

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Talking Climate: From Research to Practice in Public by Adam Corner,Jamie Clarke

By Adam Corner,Jamie Clarke

This publication describes a clean method of weather switch conversation: 5 center ideas for public engagement which can propel weather switch discourse out of the margins and into the mainstream. The query of the way to speak approximately weather switch, and construct public engagement in high-consuming, carbon-intensive Western countries, has occupied researchers, practitioners, and campaigners for greater than 20 years. in this time, constrained growth has been made. Socially and culturally, weather swap is still the defend of a devoted yet slender band of activists. Public engagement is caught in moment apparatus. by way of spanning the whole width of the distance among fundamental educational examine and crusade concepts, this e-book could be correct for teachers, educators, campaigners, communicators and practitioners.

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Beckoned by the Sea: Women at Work on the Cascadia Coast by Sylvia Taylor,Renée Saklikar

By Sylvia Taylor,Renée Saklikar

A wealthy and various tapestry weaving jointly the numerous voices, narratives, abilities, and abilities of girls up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who dedicate their lives and careers to the sea.

Beckoned by way of the Sea celebrates coastal girls from northern BC to northern California who paintings on or with the ocean. The twenty-four girls featured during this inspiring and engaging ebook symbolize numerous industries—from conservation, advertisement fishing, and marine biology to defense and rescue, tourism, and the arts.

Weaving jointly components of social heritage, tradition, geography, and environmentalism, writer Sylvia Taylor attracts on in-depth interviews, meticulous learn, and her personal event as a deckhand on a advertisement fishing boat. Beckoned via the Sea investigates the myriad ways that ladies have contributed to the marine industries that maintain the folk and form the tradition of North America’s west coast—and finds how the ocean itself has touched the lives of those ladies by means of giving them not only a livelihood yet an unlimited resource of notion and private fulfillment.

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Neo-Environmental Determinism: Geographical Critiques by William B. Meyer,Dylan M.T. Guss

By William B. Meyer,Dylan M.T. Guss

This booklet pulls jointly significant evaluations of latest makes an attempt to give an explanation for nature-society kinfolk in an environmentally deterministic manner. After defining key words, it stories the historical past of environmental determinism’s upward thrust and fall inside geography within the early 20th century. It discusses the most important purposes for the doctrine’s rejection and offers substitute, non-deterministic frameworks built inside geography for interpreting the jobs performed by means of the surroundings in human affairs. The authors research the increase in fresh a long time of neo-deterministic methods to such concerns because the demarcation of areas, the explanations of civilizational cave in in prehistory, today’s globally asymmetric styles of human wellbeing and fitness, and the implications of human-induced weather swap. In every one case, the authors draw at the insights and methods of geography, the educational self-discipline such a lot conversant with the interactions of society and setting, to problem the frequent reputation that such ways have gained. The publication will entice these engaged on human-environmental examine, foreign improvement and international coverage initiatives.

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By Carl S. Chavez

"Bodie, the very sound of that identify inspires photographs of "The undesirable guy From Bodie", a coarse and tumble existence, and the cruel weather of a gold mine boomtown of the early West. yet to a tender park ranger and his spouse, clean out of faculty, and with a baby at the approach, it was once an intimidating starting to a 32-year occupation with California division of Parks and Recreation.

A PATHWAY via PARKS follows the profession of Ranger Carl S. Chavez and his kin as they commute the size and breadth of California from the ghost city of Bodie nation ancient Park to the mountains and shorelines of Southern California. every one new task brings new adventures and demanding situations as Ranger Chavez promotes up the profession ladder to positions at the imperative Coast of California, the Sierra Nevada and eventually to the redwoods of Northern California at Humboldt Redwoods nation Park.

Career judgements has to be made which bring about development, "out of the field", and into the administration ranks of local and department Headquarters. but even those alterations don't regulate the chance for tales and stories of humor and tragedy, pleasure and sorrow, experience and regimen, and the good fortune and failure that many readers will realize of their personal lives. a person who has retired from the group, despite profession, can have stories like these present in A PATHWAY via PARKS.

The author's studies will supply all those that love the good outdoor and luxuriate in our parks and forests a unprecedented, within glimpse, not just of the internal workings of park operations, but in addition, of family members lifestyles dwelling in parks.

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Zen of the Plains: Experiencing Wild Western Places by Tyra A. Olstad

By Tyra A. Olstad

even if spare, sweeping landscapes might seem "empty," plains and prairies find the money for a wealthy, specified aesthetic experience--one of quiet sunrises and dramatic storms, hidden treasures and ample natural world, endless horizons and omnipresent wind, all precious of contemplation and occasion. during this sequence of narratives, images, and hand-drawn maps, Tyra Olstad blends scholarly learn with first-hand commentary to discover subject matters reminiscent of wildness and desolate tract, go back and forth and tourism, maintenance and conservation, expectancies and recognition, or even desires and fact within the context of parks, prairies, and wild, open areas. In so doing, she invitations readers to think again the that means of "emptiness" and ask greater, deeper questions corresponding to: how do humans event the area? How can we form locations and the way do areas form us? principally, what does it suggest to event that exhilarating influence often called Zen of the plains?

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The Physical Principles of Rock Magnetism (Development in by Frank D. Stacey,Subir K. Banerjee,Frank Stacey

By Frank D. Stacey,Subir K. Banerjee,Frank Stacey

advancements in strong Earth Geophysics five: The actual ideas of Rock Magnetism explores the actual ideas of rock magnetism, with emphasis at the homes of finely divided magnetic fabrics. It discusses the starting place and balance of rock magnetizations, the function of remanent magnetism in analyzing magnetic surveys, magnetic anisotropy as a trademark of rock cloth, and the connection among piezomagnetic alterations and seismic task.
Organized into thirteen chapters, this quantity discusses the houses of solids, magnetite and hematite grains, and rocks with magnetite grains. It additionally explains a variety of theories and equations in learning rock magnetism. types of magnetization are mentioned, together with their prevalence, value, and results. a few of the forms comprise depositional and chemical remanent and thermoremanent magnetization. furthermore, this booklet explains the thermal activation and Piezomagnetic results, in addition to the reversals of remanent magnetism. This reference comprises appendices with tables of appropriate capabilities, corresponding to Langevin functionality.
This ebook is a important resource of data for physicists and geologists.

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