Boundary Layer Climates

Filename: boundary-layer-climates.pdf
ISBN: 9781134951338
Release Date: 2002-09-11
Number of pages: 464
Author: T. R. Oke
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Boundary Layer Climates in PDF and EPUB This modern climatology textbook explains those climates formed near the ground in terms of the cycling of energy and mass through systems.


Climate Responsive Design

Filename: climate-responsive-design.pdf
ISBN: 9781136743320
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Number of pages: 256
Author: Richard Hyde
Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Download and read online Climate Responsive Design in PDF and EPUB Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice in 'responsive architecture' through case studies. The book also covers the broader topic of technology as a generator in design which will be of interest to all those involved in design and building. The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.


Climates Constitutions

Filename: climates-constitutions.pdf
ISBN: 0195646576
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 263
Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online Climates Constitutions in PDF and EPUB The first major study of European attitudes towards India's climate and their bearing on imperial expansion, this book shows how growing fears about racial degeneration led to the abandonment of plans for white colonization. It also considers European strategies for coping with Indian climate and explains the emergence of modern concepts of race.


Bulbs for Warm Climates

Filename: bulbs-for-warm-climates.pdf
ISBN: 0292731264
Release Date: 2001-06-15
Number of pages: 276
Author: Thad M. Howard
Publisher: University of Texas Press

Download and read online Bulbs for Warm Climates in PDF and EPUB From forty-five years of experience in collecting and cultivating bulbs, Thad Howard offers expert advice about hundreds of little-known bulbs and common species, varieties, and hybrids that grow well in warm climates.


Climates

Filename: climates.pdf
ISBN: 0736837353
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Number of pages: 24
Author: Theresa Jarosz Alberti
Publisher: Capstone

Download and read online Climates in PDF and EPUB Provides an introduction to the main climates on Earth, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates.


The Surfer s Guide to Waves Coasts and Climates

Filename: the-surfer-s-guide-to-waves-coasts-and-climates.pdf
ISBN: 0906720583
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 176
Author: Tony Butt
Publisher: Alison Hodge Publishers

Download and read online The Surfer s Guide to Waves Coasts and Climates in PDF and EPUB This title covers coastal geology, climate and big waves, storminess and surf, searching for the biggest waves, controlling the waves, and coastal intervention.


Poultry Production in Hot Climates

Filename: poultry-production-in-hot-climates.pdf
ISBN: 9781845934170
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 387
Author: Nuhad Joseph Daghir
Publisher: CABI

Download and read online Poultry Production in Hot Climates in PDF and EPUB The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.


The medical guide for tropical climates

Filename: the-medical-guide-for-tropical-climates.pdf
ISBN: NWU:35558005417700
Release Date: 1814
Number of pages: 237
Author: Richard Reece
Publisher:

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Paleoclimatology

Filename: paleoclimatology.pdf
ISBN: 9780123869951
Release Date: 2013-12-28
Number of pages: 696
Author: Raymond S. Bradley
Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Paleoclimatology in PDF and EPUB Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, Third Edition—winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association—provides a thorough overview of the methods of paleoclimatic reconstruction and of the historical changes in climate during the past three million years. This thoroughly updated and revised edition systematically examines each type of proxy and elucidates the major attributes and the limitations of each. Paleoclimatology, Third Edition provides necessary context for those interested in understanding climate changes at present and how current trends in climate compare with changes that have occurred in the past. The text is richly illustrated and includes an extensive bibliography for further research. Winner of a 2015 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association A comprehensive overview of the methods of paleoclimate reconstruction, and the record of past changes in climate during the last ~3 million years Addresses all the techniques used in paleoclimatic reconstruction from climate proxies With full-color throughout, and thoroughly revised chapters on dating methods, climate forcing, ice cores, marine sediments, pollen analysis, dendroclimatology, and historical records Includes new chapters on speleothems, loess, and lake sediments More than 1,000 new references and 190 new figures Essential reading for those interested in how present trends in climate compare with changes that have occurred in the past


Warm Climates and Western Medicine

Filename: warm-climates-and-western-medicine.pdf
ISBN: 9051839235
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 240
Author: David Arnold
Publisher: Rodopi

Download and read online Warm Climates and Western Medicine in PDF and EPUB It is generally assumed that tropical medicine only emerged as a medical specialism in the late nineteenth century under the aegis of men like Patrick Manson and Ronald Ross. However, recent research (much of it brought together for the first time in this volume) shows that a distinctive medicine of 'warm climates' came into existence much earlier in areas like the West-Indies, Indonesia and India. Europeans' health needs were one imperative, but this was more than just the medicine of Europe shipped overseas. Contact with non-Western medical ideas and practices was also a stimulus, as was Europe's encounter with unfamiliar environments and peoples. These essays provide valuable insights into the early history of tropical medicine and from the standpoint of several European powers. They examine the kinds of medicine practised, the responses to local diseases and environments and diseases, the nature of the medical constituencies that developed, and the relationship between the old medicine of 'warm climates' and the emerging tropical medicine of the late nineteenth century. The volume as a whole expands the parameters for the discussion of the evolution of Western medicine and opens up new perspectives on European science and society overseas.


Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

Filename: cacti-and-succulents-for-cold-climates.pdf
ISBN: 9781604694246
Release Date: 2012-06-19
Number of pages: 368
Author: Leo J. Chance
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates in PDF and EPUB There are many reasons to grow cacti and other succulents—they're drought-tolerant, low-maintenance, and they look great. But what about hardiness? For those who thought that these spectacular plants were only for gardens in California and the Southwest, guess again—hundreds are fully cold-hardy and can be grown outdoors from New England to British Columbia, Wisconsin to Texas. Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates is filled with inspirational portraits of 274 plants that can be used to create drought-tolerant gardens, as well as tips from regional experts who have mastered the art of growing cacti in parts of the country not usually associated with high temperatures or a scarcity of water. Expert Leo Chance describes how to prepare planting beds, how to get plants well established, how to handle cacti during planting, how to protect plants from cold winters, and when and how much to water.


Parasites of the Colder Climates

Filename: parasites-of-the-colder-climates.pdf
ISBN: 020321871X
Release Date: 2003-09-02
Number of pages: 384
Author: Hannah Akuffo
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Parasites of the Colder Climates in PDF and EPUB The parasitic load in cold northern climates is widely under-appreciated. Many texts on parasitology concentrate on tropical parasitic infections, so the reader can be forgiven for thinking that parasites are not a problem in the northern part of the world. Parasites of the Colder Climates redresses the balance by focusing on parasites indigenous to the cooler climates of the northern hemisphere. A multi-authored text-with chapters covering Scandinavia and the Baltic States, Canada, Alaska, Iceland and Russia-this book provides a comprehensive overview of the parasites present in northern climates and the diseases that they cause. Topics include epidemiology, biology and pathogenesis, clinical presentations, laboratory investigations and methods for laboratory diagnosis. Parasites of the Colder Climates presents a concise single reference of diagnostic methods and preventative information for epidemiologists, clinicians and parasitologists and forms a unique account suitable for researchers, advanced undergraduates and postgraduates.



Climate and History

Filename: climate-and-history.pdf
ISBN: 0521312205
Release Date: 1985-10-17
Number of pages: 544
Author: T. M. L. Wigley
Publisher: CUP Archive

Download and read online Climate and History in PDF and EPUB This highly successful book is a collection of twenty papers, specially written by research workers in the many relevant disciplines. First published in 1985, it was the first major survey of both the methodology of climatic reconstruction and the problem of climate/history interactions, and embodies the results of fruitful co-operation between historians, archaeologists and scientists. It discusses: the climatic information obtainable from the study of chemical isotopes, glaciers, pollen remains, tree rings, archaeological materials and documentary sources; the theoretical and methodological problems involved in assessing the impact of climate and climatic change on past societies; and provides a series of case studies arguing for or against the importance of climatic factors in human affairs in specific economic, social and cultural contexts.


Climates of Hunger

Filename: climates-of-hunger.pdf
ISBN: 0299073734
Release Date: 1977-06-01
Number of pages: 188
Author: Reid A. Bryson
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Download and read online Climates of Hunger in PDF and EPUB In recent years, world climate changes have drawn more attention than at any other time in history. What we once called "crazy weather," just a few years ago, is now beginning to be seen as a part of a logical and, in part, predictable pattern, an awesome natural force that we must deal with if man is to avoid disaster of unprecedented proportions. Climates of Hunger is a book of paramount importance for our time. It will be essential reading not only for professionals in the field—including agricultural meteorologists, political scientists, geographers, sociologists, and business counselors—but for all who are concerned in any way with environmental trends, world and domestic food supplies, and their effects on human institutions.