898 pages , IGI Global , 2016-08-24 Millions of students seek short- and long-term study abroad options every year, and this trend is a key illustration of the internationalization of higher education. Because a global perspective has become mandatory in the largely globalized workforce, many institutions look to study abroad programs to prepare their students. This outb...[Read More]
538 pages , Routledge , 2014-10-13 Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective approach to environmental management on different spatial scales. Since publication of the first edition, environmentalism has beco...[Read More]
112 pages , 2005 Parents' Handbook of Pregnancy and Baby Care You will experience many physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, childbirth, and new parenthood. Knowing what to expect can make these changes easier to handle and to enjoy. In this easy-to-read handbook you will find the answers to your questions about your pregnancy, birth, and taking care of your baby for ...[Read More]
2014-05-21T07:00:00Z Den 20 december 2011 så blir jag inkallad till min chef. Han säger att en oljecistern har rämnat vid en av våra oljehamnar. Cisternen innehåller upp mot 800 000 000 liter av någon slags olja. Det är katastrof. Skärgården i Söderhamns kommun är förstörd. Naturen i gungning.
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Ecological civilization is the final goal of environmental reform within a given society. It implies that the changes required in response to global climate disruption are so extensive as to represent another form of human civilization, one based on ecological principles. Broadly construed, ecological civilization involves a synthesis of economic, educational, political, agricultural, and other so...[Read More]
264 pages , Springer , 2008-01-11 Only satellite-based remote-sensing instruments generate the wealth of global data on the concentrations of atmospheric constituents that are necessary for long-term monitoring of the atmosphere. This set of courses and lectures sponsored by ICTP in Trieste focuses on remote sensing for atmospheric applications and inverse methods to ass...[Read More]
Univ of California Press , 2017-04-04 Trees were central to Henry David Thoreauâ€™s creativity as a writer, his work as a naturalist, his thought, and his inner life. His portraits of them were so perfect, it was as if he could see the sap flowing beneath their bark. When Thoreau wrote that the poet loves the pine tree as his own shadow in the air, he was speaking about him...[Read More]
In aquatic biology, the paradox of the plankton describes the situation in which a limited range of resources supports an unexpectedly wide range of plankton species, apparently flouting the competitive exclusion principle which holds that when two species compete for the same resource, one will be driven to extinction.