216 pages , Springer Publishing Company , 2011-12-05 Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "This is a terrific text with good basic information and a level of detail, tools, and practicality that make it a useful resource to get older adults mobilized in any setting."--The Gerontologist "[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function f...[Read More]
74 pages , New Society Publishers , 2001-01-01 This exciting resource provides educators at all grade levels with strategies to teach about global warming and engage students; interest in doing their part to help cool the planet. Compiled from the pages of North America’s leading environmental education journal, Teaching About Climate Changeis packed with lesson plans,...[Read More]
PixyJack Press , 2012-02-01 Numerous job opportunities await in the fast-growing field of renewable energy. Grab this handy book and discover how green energy can be a part of your future. Job sectors include solar and wind energy, biofuels, hydrogen energy and fuel cells, geothermal energy, hydro energy, green building, climate study, energy management and efficiency, and much ...[Read More]
In population genetics, the founder effect is the loss of genetic variation that occurs when a new population is established by a very small number of individuals from a larger population. It was first fully outlined by Ernst Mayr in 1942, using existing theoretical work by those such as Sewall Wright. As a result of the loss of genetic variation, the new population may be distinctively different,...[Read More]
2016-07-14T07:00:00Z Chordate Origins and Evolution: The Molecular Evolutionary Road to Vertebrates focuses on echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, and others), hemichordates (acorn worms, etc.), cephalochordates (lancelets), urochordates or tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and others), and vertebrates. In general, evolution of these groups is discussed independently...[Read More]
49 pages , World Bank Publications , 2000-01-01 Hydro resources are provided by nature. The exploitation of such resources can generate significant economic rent to the owners. In the past, governments have usually claimed ownership of hydroelectric resources and passed on the rents to their state-owned utilities, which have used them to expand their systems or provide l...[Read More]
557 pages , Pennwell Books , 1992 This text covers the environmental spectrum in an attempt to update the reader on new technologies and topics regarding pollution control. It is intended as a reference for technological advances, regulations and pollution control.