By Alfred A. Levinson and S. Ross Taylor (Auth.)
By Jean C. Prior
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Periodic desk of the Elements
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Periodic Table: general | Large
List of components taken care of by: Atomic quantity (including atomic Mass) | identify | image | Boiling aspect | Melting element | Density | Atomic radius | Electronegativity | Electron affinity | Ionization power | usual enthalpy swap of vaporization | general enthalpy swap of fusion | particular warmth capacity
About Periodic Table: association | Periodicity of chemical houses | Electron configuration | Naming of components | Chemical symbols | History
Chemical Series: Alkali steel | Alkaline earth steel | Lanthanides | Actinides | Transition metals | negative metals | Metalloids | Nonmetals | Halogens | Noble gases
Appendix: IUPAC nomenclature | Metric process (SI) | SI writing type | Powers of 10 prefixes | usa devices conversion
By D.R.Fraser Taylor (Eds.)
Cybercartography is a brand new paradigm for maps and mapping within the details period. outlined as ''the association, presentation, research and conversation of spatially referenced info on a wide selection of subject matters of curiosity to society,'' cybercartography is gifted in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory layout with using multimedia and multimodal interfaces.
Developments within the thought and perform of Cybercartography: purposes and Indigenous Mapping examines the various fresh advancements within the thought and perform of cybercartography and the sizeable adjustments that have taken position because the first version released in 2005. It maintains to check the key components of cybercartography and emphasizes the significance of interplay among conception and perform in constructing a paradigm which strikes past the idea that of Geographic details platforms and Geographical info technological know-how. The seven significant components of cybercartography defined within the first variation were supplemented via six key rules and the definition of cybercartography has been prolonged and improved. the hot perform of mapping conventional wisdom in partnership with indigenous humans has ended in new theoretical figuring out in addition to leading edge cybercartographic atlases. that includes greater than ninety% new and revised content material, this quantity is as a result of a multidisciplinary crew attempt and has benefited from the enter of companions from executive, and aboriginal non-governmental organisations.
- Highlights the connection among cybercartography and important geography
- Incorporates numerous new cybercartographic atlases produced in cooperation with Inuit and primary countries groups
- Showcases felony, moral, consent and coverage implications of mapping neighborhood and standard wisdom
- Features an interactive significant other website containing hyperlinks to similar websites, extra colour photographs and illustrations, plus very important info to trap the dynamic and interactive components of cybercartography: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780444627131/
By Y.-J. Cui, F. Emeriault, F. Cuira, S. Ghabezloo, J.-M. Pereira, M. Reboul, H. Ravel, A.M. Tang
Geotechnical engineers are at paintings all over the world, contributing to sustainable dwelling and to the construction of secure, fiscal and delightful areas to stay, paintings and sit back. With elevated strain on house and assets, quite in towns, their services turns into ever extra important.This ebook provides the court cases of the fifth iYGEC, overseas younger Geotechnical Engineers' convention, held at Marne-la-Vallée, France, from 31 August to one September 2013. it's also the second one quantity within the sequence Advances in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. The papers incorporated the following hide issues similar to laboratory and box trying out, geology and groundwater, earthworks, soil habit, constitutive modeling, flooring development, earthquake, maintaining buildings, foundations, slope balance, tunnels and observational methods.The iYGEC convention sequence brings jointly scholars and teens first and foremost in their occupation within the geotechnical professions to proportion their event, and this booklet can be of curiosity to all these whose paintings contains soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.The hide indicates Dieppe harbour breakwater venture, Louis-Alexandre de Cessart, 1776-1777. © École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
By W. D. Cunningham, P. Mann
Restraining and freeing bends are universal, yet enigmatic positive aspects of strike-slip fault structures taking place in all crustal environments and at local to microscopic scales of commentary. Regional-scale restraining bends are websites of mountain construction, transpressional deformation and basement exhumation, while liberating bends are websites of topographic subsidence, transtensional deformation, basin sedimentation and attainable volcanism and financial mineralization. simply because restraining and freeing bends frequently take place as singular self-contained domain names of advanced deformation, they're beautiful normal laboratories for Earth scientists to review fault methods, earthquake seismology, lively faulting and sedimentation, fault and fluid-flow relationships, hyperlinks among tectonics and topography, tectonic and erosional controls on exhumation, and tectonic geomorphology.This quantity addresses the tectonic complexity and variety of strike-slip restraining and liberating bends with 18 contributions divided into 4 thematic sections: (1) a topical assessment of fault bends and their international distribution; (2) bends, sedimentary basins and earthquake dangers; (3) restraining bends, transpressional deformation and basement controls on improvement; (4) freeing bends, transtensional deformation and fluid flow.Also on hand: The Geodynamics of the Aegean and Anatolia - ISBN 1862392390 Imaging, Mapping and Modelling Continental Lithosphere Extension and Breakup - ISBN 1862392285 Mesozoic Sub-Continental Lithospheric Thinning lower than japanese Asia - ISBN 1862392250The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign popularity for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses
By David Dudgeon
This ebook describes the most beneficial properties of tropical streams and their ecology. It covers the main physico-chemical beneficial properties, vital procedures resembling fundamental construction and organic-matter transformation, in addition to the most teams of shoppers: invertebrates, fishes and different vertebrates. details on techniques and paradigms constructed in north-temperate latitudes and the way they don't fit the truth of ecosystems extra south is expertly addressed. The urgent topic of conservation of tropical streams and their biodiversity is incorporated in alomost each bankruptcy, with a last bankruptcy offering a synthesis on conservation concerns. For the 1st time, Tropical Streams Ecology locations a tremendous emphasis on viewing learn performed in contributions from foreign literature. * First artificial account of the ecology of all kinds of tropical streams* Covers all the significant tropical areas* precise attention of attainable basic ameliorations among tropical and temperate movement ecosystems* Threats confronted by way of tropical move ecosystems and attainable conservation activities* Descriptions and synstheses life-histories and breeding styles of significant aquatic shoppers (fishes, invertebrates)
By W. B. HARLAND C. H. HOLLAND M. R. HOUSE N. F. HUGHES A. B. REYNOLDS M. j. S. RUDWICK G. E. SATTERTHWAITE L. B. H. TARLO E. C. WILLEY Ed Geological Society of London