Climates

Climates Author Theresa Jarosz Alberti
ISBN-10 0736837353
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 24
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Provides an introduction to the main climates on Earth, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates.



Bulbs for Warm Climates

Bulbs for Warm Climates Author Thad M. Howard
ISBN-10 0292731264
Release 2001-06-15
Pages 276
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From forty-five years of experience in collecting and cultivating bulbs, Thad Howard offers expert advice about hundreds of little-known bulbs and common species, varieties, and hybrids that grow well in warm climates.



Climate Responsive Design

Climate Responsive Design Author Richard Hyde
ISBN-10 9781136743320
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 256
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Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice in 'responsive architecture' through case studies. The book also covers the broader topic of technology as a generator in design which will be of interest to all those involved in design and building. The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.



Climates Constitutions

Climates   Constitutions Author Mark Harrison
ISBN-10 0195646576
Release 1999
Pages 263
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The first major study of European attitudes towards India's climate and their bearing on imperial expansion, this book shows how growing fears about racial degeneration led to the abandonment of plans for white colonization. It also considers European strategies for coping with Indian climate and explains the emergence of modern concepts of race.



The Surfer s Guide to Waves Coasts and Climates

The Surfer s Guide to Waves  Coasts and Climates Author Tony Butt
ISBN-10 0906720583
Release 2009
Pages 176
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This title covers coastal geology, climate and big waves, storminess and surf, searching for the biggest waves, controlling the waves, and coastal intervention.



Warm Climates and Western Medicine

Warm Climates and Western Medicine Author David Arnold
ISBN-10 9051839235
Release 1996
Pages 240
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It is generally assumed that tropical medicine only emerged as a medical specialism in the late nineteenth century under the aegis of men like Patrick Manson and Ronald Ross. However, recent research (much of it brought together for the first time in this volume) shows that a distinctive medicine of 'warm climates' came into existence much earlier in areas like the West-Indies, Indonesia and India. Europeans' health needs were one imperative, but this was more than just the medicine of Europe shipped overseas. Contact with non-Western medical ideas and practices was also a stimulus, as was Europe's encounter with unfamiliar environments and peoples. These essays provide valuable insights into the early history of tropical medicine and from the standpoint of several European powers. They examine the kinds of medicine practised, the responses to local diseases and environments and diseases, the nature of the medical constituencies that developed, and the relationship between the old medicine of 'warm climates' and the emerging tropical medicine of the late nineteenth century. The volume as a whole expands the parameters for the discussion of the evolution of Western medicine and opens up new perspectives on European science and society overseas.



Poultry Production in Hot Climates

Poultry Production in Hot Climates Author Nuhad Joseph Daghir
ISBN-10 9781845934170
Release 2008
Pages 387
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The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.



Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates Author Tom Robbins
ISBN-10 9780553897906
Release 2003-06-17
Pages 464
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Switters is a contradiction for all seasons: an anarchist who works for the government; a pacifist who carries a gun; a vegetarian who sops up ham gravy; a cyberwhiz who hates computers; a man who, though obsessed with the preservation of innocence, is aching to deflower his high-school-age stepsister (only to become equally enamored of a nun ten years his senior). Yet there is nothing remotely wishy-washy about Switters. He doesn’t merely pack a pistol. He is a pistol. And as we dog Switters’s strangely elevated heels across four continents, in and out of love and danger, discovering in the process the “true” Third Secret of Fatima, we experience Tom Robbins—that fearless storyteller, spiritual renegade, and verbal break dancer—at the top of his game. On one level this is a fast-paced CIA adventure story with comic overtones; on another it’s a serious novel of ideas that brings the Big Picture into unexpected focus; but perhaps more than anything else, Fierce Invalids is a sexy celebration of language and life. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Parasites of the Colder Climates

Parasites of the Colder Climates Author Hannah Akuffo
ISBN-10 020321871X
Release 2003-09-02
Pages 384
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The parasitic load in cold northern climates is widely under-appreciated. Many texts on parasitology concentrate on tropical parasitic infections, so the reader can be forgiven for thinking that parasites are not a problem in the northern part of the world. Parasites of the Colder Climates redresses the balance by focusing on parasites indigenous to the cooler climates of the northern hemisphere. A multi-authored text-with chapters covering Scandinavia and the Baltic States, Canada, Alaska, Iceland and Russia-this book provides a comprehensive overview of the parasites present in northern climates and the diseases that they cause. Topics include epidemiology, biology and pathogenesis, clinical presentations, laboratory investigations and methods for laboratory diagnosis. Parasites of the Colder Climates presents a concise single reference of diagnostic methods and preventative information for epidemiologists, clinicians and parasitologists and forms a unique account suitable for researchers, advanced undergraduates and postgraduates.



Climates of the British Isles

Climates of the British Isles Author Michael Hulme
ISBN-10 0415130174
Release 1997
Pages 454
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Climates of the British Isles commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the internationally acclaimed Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. Written by present and recent members of the Unit, the sixteen chapters of this book distil much of the work and expertise for which the Climatic Research Unit in famous, presenting to the reader through the geographical lens of the British Isles an integrated synopsis of what we know about climate at the end of the twentieth century. This domain is deliberately wider than just the United Kingdom. Yet climate knows no boundaries other than those wrought by mountains and oceans and while climate change has become a political issue in recent years the climate system itself continues to function oblivious to political boundaries. Climates of the British Isles combines the historical and geographical dimensions of climate to provide a more comprehensive account of the changing climate than has previously been attempted. The climates of past ages in this region are reconstructed, from the great Quaternary Ice Ages through to the Little Ice Age of the seventeenth century. A full description of the climate of the present century is provided, illustrated with a wealth of graphs, photographs and colour maps. Some important climate datasets are also listed. The book also addresses the prospects for climate change in the British Isles over the next hundred years and further into the future.



The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions

The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions Author James Johnson
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N10882236
Release 1815
Pages 534
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The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions book for free.



Boundary Layer Climates

Boundary Layer Climates Author T. R. Oke
ISBN-10 9781134951345
Release 2002-09-11
Pages 464
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This modern climatology textbook explains those climates formed near the ground in terms of the cycling of energy and mass through systems.



Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates Author Leo J. Chance
ISBN-10 9781604694246
Release 2012-06-19
Pages 368
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There are many reasons to grow cacti and other succulents—they're drought-tolerant, low-maintenance, and they look great. But what about hardiness? For those who thought that these spectacular plants were only for gardens in California and the Southwest, guess again—hundreds are fully cold-hardy and can be grown outdoors from New England to British Columbia, Wisconsin to Texas. Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates is filled with inspirational portraits of 274 plants that can be used to create drought-tolerant gardens, as well as tips from regional experts who have mastered the art of growing cacti in parts of the country not usually associated with high temperatures or a scarcity of water. Expert Leo Chance describes how to prepare planting beds, how to get plants well established, how to handle cacti during planting, how to protect plants from cold winters, and when and how much to water.



Aspects of Nature in Different Lands and Different Climates with Scientific Elucidations

Aspects of Nature  in Different Lands and Different Climates  with Scientific Elucidations Author Alexander von Humboldt
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B279126
Release 1849
Pages 475
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Climates

Climates Author Andre Maurois
ISBN-10 9781590515396
Release 2012-12-04
Pages 400
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Written in 1928 by French biographer and novelist Andre Maurois, Climates became a best seller in France and all over Europe. The first 100,000 copies printed of its Russian translation sold out the day they appeared in Moscow bookstores. This magnificently written novel about a double conjugal failure is imbued with subtle yet profound psychological insights of a caliber that arguably rivals Tolstoy's. Here Phillipe Marcenat, an erudite yet conventional industrialist from central France, falls madly in love with and marries the beautiful but unreliable Odile despite his family's disapproval. Soon, Phillipe's possessiveness and jealousy drive her away. Brokenhearted, Phillipe then marries the devoted and sincere Isabelle and promptly inflicts on his new wife the very same woes he endured at the hands of Odile. But Isabelle's integrity and determination to save her marriage adds yet another dimension to this extraordinary work on the dynamics and vicissitudes of love.



Climates of Hunger

Climates of Hunger Author Reid A. Bryson
ISBN-10 0299073734
Release 1977-06-01
Pages 188
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In recent years, world climate changes have drawn more attention than at any other time in history. What we once called "crazy weather," just a few years ago, is now beginning to be seen as a part of a logical and, in part, predictable pattern, an awesome natural force that we must deal with if man is to avoid disaster of unprecedented proportions. Climates of Hunger is a book of paramount importance for our time. It will be essential reading not only for professionals in the field—including agricultural meteorologists, political scientists, geographers, sociologists, and business counselors—but for all who are concerned in any way with environmental trends, world and domestic food supplies, and their effects on human institutions.



Climate and History

Climate and History Author T. M. L. Wigley
ISBN-10 0521312205
Release 1985-10-17
Pages 544
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This highly successful book is a collection of twenty papers, specially written by research workers in the many relevant disciplines. First published in 1985, it was the first major survey of both the methodology of climatic reconstruction and the problem of climate/history interactions, and embodies the results of fruitful co-operation between historians, archaeologists and scientists. It discusses: the climatic information obtainable from the study of chemical isotopes, glaciers, pollen remains, tree rings, archaeological materials and documentary sources; the theoretical and methodological problems involved in assessing the impact of climate and climatic change on past societies; and provides a series of case studies arguing for or against the importance of climatic factors in human affairs in specific economic, social and cultural contexts.