Biogeochemical Cycles Ecological Drivers and Environmental Impact


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336 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2020-04-14
Biogeochemical Cycles: Ecological Drivers and Environmental Impact is a collection of the latest information on the techniques and methods currently used in this field, focusing on biological and/or ecological effects of biogeochemical elemental cycles including carbon, nitrogen, major and trace elements, chemical weathering on ...[Read More]



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The Leaf A Platform for Performing Photosynthesis


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2018
The leaf is an organ optimized for capturing sunlight and safely using that energy through the process of photosynthesis to drive the productivity of the plant and, through the position of plants as primary producers, that of Earth’s biosphere.^It is an exquisite organ composed of multiple tissues, each with unique functions, working synergistically to: (1) deliver water, nutrien...[Read More]



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Earth's Dynamic Systems


Published in: Google Books > Physical geology > Earth biosphere | Published on 06/Sep/2021 20:25

647 pages , Macmillan College , 1992



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Biocode The New Age of Genomics


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196 pages , American Chemical Society , 2015
The living world runs on genomic software - what Dawn Field and Neil Davies call the 'biocode' - the sum of all DNA on Earth. In Biocode, they tell the story of a new age of scientific discovery: the growing global effort to read and map the biocode, and what that might mean for the future. The structure of DNA was identified ...[Read More]



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We Will Destroy Your Planet An Alien’s Guide to Conquering the Earth


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236 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2013-11-20
For over a hundred years, Aliens have been trying to take over the Earth, but every time they have failed, often in the most unlikely ways. Well, no more! We Will Destroy Your Planet offers our future alien overlords all of the information necessary to bring humanity to its knees. Planning for an interstellar, or even interg...[Read More]



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Enzymes from Extreme Environments


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Frontiers Media SA , 2016-08-05
Enzymes are nature’s biocatalysts empowered with high catalytic power and remarkable substrate specificity. Enzymes perform a wide range of functions throughout nature, and guide the biochemistry of life with great precision. The majority of enzymes perform under conditions considered normal for mesophilic, neutrophilic, terrestrial microorganis...[Read More]



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Life on Earth


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122 pages , Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company , 2008
Life on Earth,Fifth Edition,introduces readers to biology through real-world applications and expanded human-interest case studies that run throughout each chapter. From the authors of the highly successful Biology: Life on Earth, Eighth Edition, Life on Earth,Fifth Edition,provides the most extensive environmental ...[Read More]



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What We Learned from Biosphere 2


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Earth biosphere | Published on 06/Sep/2021 14:44

128 pages , 1996
Buchminster Fuller's ideas for today.



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An Ecological Approach to International Law Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change


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464 pages , Routledge , 2008-01-28
An Ecological Approach to International Law shows that international environmental law is fundamentally flawed and not equipped to meet global challenges. The book examines international legal responses to global climate change by analysing key concepts such as the doctrine of state sovereignty, the law on state responsibility, environm...[Read More]



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FilmCraft: Editing


Published in: Google Books > Performing Arts > Earth biosphere | Published on 06/Sep/2021 11:14

192 pages , Hachette UK , 2012-01-16
The value of the editor's craft to a finished film cannot be underestimated, and it's no surprise that directors rely heavily on the same editor over and over again. Seventeen exclusive interviews with some of the world's top film editors, including Walter Murch, Virginia Katz, Joel Cox, Tim Squyres and Richard Marks, explore the art ...[Read More]



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Handbook of Engineering Hydrology Modeling, Climate Change, and Variability


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646 pages , CRC Press , 2014-03-21
While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity, and considers the worldwide impact of climate change.It also provides updated material on hydrological scienc...[Read More]



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Using Lasers in Space Laser Orbital Debris Removal and Asteroid Deflection


Published in: Google Books > Asteroids > Earth biosphere | Published on 06/Sep/2021 07:57

2000
Orbital debris in tow-Earth orbit ranging in size from 1 to 10 centimeters (cm) in diameter, poses a significant problem for space vehicles. While this debris can he detected, it cannot he tracked with sufficient reliability to permit spacecraft to avoid these objects. Such debris can cause catastrophic damage even to a shielded spacecraft. Given the technological advances associat...[Read More]



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