329 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-06-24 This book encapsulates over three decades of the author’s work on comparative functional respiratory morphology. It provides insights into the mechanism(s) by which respiratory means and processes originated and advanced to their modern states. Pertinent cross-disciplinary details and facts have been integrated...[Read More]
466 pages , 2013 Concern for environment is as old as human civilization. The traditional society took sanctity of environment for granted as a necessary precondition for the exitence of human society. But this situation started changing after the industrial revolution when human society with the help of technologically advanced knowledge system started making significant change...[Read More]
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134 pages , National Academies Press , 1990-01-15 The field of planetary biology and chemical evolution draws together experts in astronomy, paleobiology, biochemistry, and space science who work together to understand the evolution of living systems. This field has made exciting discoveries that shed light on how organic compounds came together to form self-replicating ...[Read More]
185 pages , Routledge , 2011 First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and their effects on fashions, furnishings, buildi...[Read More]
336 pages , Dundurn , 2012-04-07 Whatever your interest may be, this month-by-month guide to the key natural events in Central and Eastern Ontario will let you know exactly what’s happening — and it’s often in your own backyard. Nature’s Year is an almanac of key events in nature occurring in Central and Eastern Ontario, a region that extends from the Bruce Penin...[Read More]
720 pages , Elsevier , 2010-07-20 The media coverage of natural disasters (hurricanes, fires, floods, ice storms, etc.) indicates the prevalence of natural disasters in most, if not all, ecosystems. In order for scientists to study, understand, and ultimately predict how these disturbances affect ecosystems, it is necessary for them to know more about the physical proces...[Read More]