177 pages , Cornell University Press , 1999 Between 1973 and 1980, the cost of crude oil rose suddenly and dramatically, precipitating convulsions in international politics. Conventional wisdom holds that international capital markets adjusted automatically and remarkably well: Enormous amounts of money flowed into oil-rich states, and efficient markets then placed that ...[Read More]
The physiological density or real population density is the number of people per unit area of arable land.
A higher physiological density suggests that the available agricultural land is being used by more and may reach its output limit sooner than a country that has a lower physiological density.
Population density is a measurement of the number of people in an area. It is an average number. Popu...[Read More]
The Census of Marine Life was a 10-year scientific initiative, involving a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations, engaged to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans. The world's first comprehensive Census of Marine Life â€” past, present, and future â€” was released in 2010 in London.
216 pages , CRC Press , 2016-04-19 Derived from the fourth edition of the well-known Plastics Technology Handbook, Plastics Fabrication and Recycling presents the molding and fabrication processes of plastics as well as several important features of plastics recycling. The book begins with a discussion of different types of molds and dies, including compression molding, ...[Read More]
418 pages , 1988 This is not a sentimental book designed to warm the hearts of old grads, but it tells an important and useful story about people and programs that have had an impact on the world. -- Indiana Magazine of History
The Italian Renaissance (Italian: Rinascimento [rinaÊƒÊƒiËˆmento]) was the earliest manifestation of the general European Renaissance, a period of great cultural change and achievement that began in Italy during the 14th century (Trecento) and lasted until the 17th century (Seicento), marking the transition between Medieval and Modern Europe. The French word renaissance (Rinascimento in Ital...[Read More]
158 pages , Nwe York , 1996 An important study which shows among other things that environmental & economic excellence are highly compatible. The volume will make interesting & informative reading for all those involved with the environment, business & industry, at every level & on both the national & international scene.
Patrick J. ("Pat") Michaels (born February 15, 1950) is an American climatologist. Michaels is a senior fellow in environmental studies at the Cato Institute. Until 2007 he was research professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, where he had worked from 1980.
A self-described skeptic on the issue of global warming, he is a past president of the American Association of State...[Read More]