354 pages , Egully.com , 1995-01-01 Although We Speak Generally Of The Seashore It Is Not Just One Habitat But Several, Depending On The Type Of Substratum: Rocky Shore, Shingle Shore, Sandy Shore, Midst Shore, Because Each Supports Its Own Particular Communities. The Various Factors Which Control These Communities Are Tides, Desiccation, Temperature, Substratum, Wave Ac...[Read More]
1987 Fusion, the process that powers our sun, has long promised to be a virtually inexhaustible source of energy for mankind. No other alternative energy source holds such bright promise, and none has ever presentd such formidable scientific and engineering challenges. Serious research efforts have continued for over 30 years in an attempt to harness and control fusion here on earth. Sc...[Read More]
508 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2008-06-11 There are many reasons why strategic intelligence is required to support policy decisions. These primarily stem from the nature of today's kno- edge society with two contrasting trends. On the one hand, there is a trend of increasing human intelligence in the economic, social and political s- tems. On the other h...[Read More]
272 pages , Earthscan , 2005 Designing for optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. This book reviews the main research and industrial achievements in the field of building ventilation, offering professionals an up-to-date framework for further development.
408 pages , Routledge , 2008-01-14 It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity ...[Read More]
366 pages , University of Georgia Press , 2000 This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of today's environmental ideas are founded. Collectively, these seminal...[Read More]
Macroecology is the subfield of ecology that deals with the study of relationships between organisms and their environment at large spatial scales to characterise and explain statistical patterns of abundance, distribution and diversity. The term was coined by James Brown of the University of New Mexico and Brian Maurer of Michigan State University in a 1989 paper in Science.
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278 pages , Routledge , 2016-04-29 This book offers conceptual and practical insights into the complex interactions between ecotourism and the natural environment, with consideration given to government policy, marketing by suppliers, consumer behaviour and visitor/environmental management. Illustrated by international case studies the roles of and interplay between tour...[Read More]