The Secret Life of the Seine by Mort Rosenblum

By Mort Rosenblum

Mort Rosenblum, a celebrated overseas correspondent, invitations us aboard his fifty-four-foot release tied up within the heart of Paris and introduces us to the characters who proportion his existence alongside the river, starting from eccentric motion picture stars and reclusive novelists to barge households simply scraping through. He then hauls within the bow line for an unforgettable travel of the river itself from its resource to its mouth. The mystery lifetime of the Seine is a love tale among guy and boat and the river that they continue to exist, a discourse at the sensual great thing about France and the artwork of dwelling good. within the culture of A yr in Provence, less than the Tuscan Sun, and Paris to the Moon, here's what Garry Trudeau referred to as "a transportable ceremonial dinner [with] a best pace of 5 knots—fast adequate for enjoyable, languid adequate for dreaming. make a journey you'll by no means take: this can be what books are for."

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By Mort Rosenblum

Mort Rosenblum, a celebrated overseas correspondent, invitations us aboard his fifty-four-foot release tied up within the heart of Paris and introduces us to the characters who proportion his existence alongside the river, starting from eccentric motion picture stars and reclusive novelists to barge households simply scraping through. He then hauls within the bow line for an unforgettable travel of the river itself from its resource to its mouth. The mystery lifetime of the Seine is a love tale among guy and boat and the river that they continue to exist, a discourse at the sensual great thing about France and the artwork of dwelling good. within the culture of A yr in Provence, less than the Tuscan Sun, and Paris to the Moon, here's what Garry Trudeau referred to as "a transportable ceremonial dinner [with] a best pace of 5 knots—fast adequate for enjoyable, languid adequate for dreaming. make a journey you'll by no means take: this can be what books are for."

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Space Weather & Telecommunications by John M. Goodman

By John M. Goodman

This e-book is either a survey of sensible strategies for forecasting the functionality of varied telecommunication structures in addition to a balanced remedy of space-weather phenomena that provide upward thrust to telecommunication impairment episodes. It bridges the distance within the courting that exists among the next disciplines: house climate and telecommunication process functionality.

There are a couple of books that handle one of many disciplines in a few aspect, yet merely simply point out the opposite as an afterthought. during this publication the writer has married the 2 disciplines in order that the readership can see the connections extra basically.

All expert and educational researchers within the fields of telecommunication technological know-how and know-how; army and civilian telecommunication; utilized aeronomy and ionospheric physics; and space-weather will locate this booklet crucial. it's going to even be of curiosity to execs and researchers within the fields of sunlight and magnetospheric physics.

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By John M. Goodman

This e-book is either a survey of sensible strategies for forecasting the functionality of varied telecommunication structures in addition to a balanced remedy of space-weather phenomena that provide upward thrust to telecommunication impairment episodes. It bridges the distance within the courting that exists among the next disciplines: house climate and telecommunication process functionality.

There are a couple of books that handle one of many disciplines in a few aspect, yet merely simply point out the opposite as an afterthought. during this publication the writer has married the 2 disciplines in order that the readership can see the connections extra basically.

All expert and educational researchers within the fields of telecommunication technological know-how and know-how; army and civilian telecommunication; utilized aeronomy and ionospheric physics; and space-weather will locate this booklet crucial. it's going to even be of curiosity to execs and researchers within the fields of sunlight and magnetospheric physics.

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Ultra and Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields by Vadim Surkov, Masashi Hayakawa (auth.)

By Vadim Surkov, Masashi Hayakawa (auth.)

The significant emphasis of this publication is on actual mechanisms and resources of the ULF/ELF typical electromagnetic fields noises. during this article, a few of these mechanisms of magnetospheric starting place can be handled intimately and others in a extra sketchy type, whereas the worldwide electromagnetic resonances involved in lightning job and different assets are the concern. The reader is pointed out the books brought up within the textual content for information about the ULF/ELF fields of magnetospheric beginning. a lot emphasis is wear reviews of electromagnetic phenomena as a result of rock deformation/fracture together with the ULF/ELF results very likely linked to tectonic task, earthquakes and different average failures. one of many demanding situations of this examine is to totally comprehend electromagnetic results and actual tactics within the rocks deep within the Earth’s crust.

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By Vadim Surkov, Masashi Hayakawa (auth.)

The significant emphasis of this publication is on actual mechanisms and resources of the ULF/ELF typical electromagnetic fields noises. during this article, a few of these mechanisms of magnetospheric starting place can be handled intimately and others in a extra sketchy type, whereas the worldwide electromagnetic resonances involved in lightning job and different assets are the concern. The reader is pointed out the books brought up within the textual content for information about the ULF/ELF fields of magnetospheric beginning. a lot emphasis is wear reviews of electromagnetic phenomena as a result of rock deformation/fracture together with the ULF/ELF results very likely linked to tectonic task, earthquakes and different average failures. one of many demanding situations of this examine is to totally comprehend electromagnetic results and actual tactics within the rocks deep within the Earth’s crust.

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Seismic Earth

Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

Seismology is without doubt one of the few capability to be had to Earth scientists for probing the mechanical constitution of the Earth's inside. the appearance of contemporary seismic instrumentation on the finish of the nineteenth century and its set up around the globe was once almost immediately by means of mankind's first basic knowing of the Earth's inside: The Croatian seismologist Andrija Mohoroviei? came across the crust-mantle boundary in primary Europe in 1909, the German Beno Gutenberg decided the radius of the Earth's middle in 1913, nice Britian's Sir Harold Jeffreys confirmed its fluid personality via 1926, and the Dane Inge Lehman found the forged internal middle in 1936. it's impressive that seismology, even in its earliest days, was once a global technology. not like a lot of the Earth sciences, seismology has its roots in physics, significantly optics (many college seismology courses are, or in the beginning have been, connected to meteorology, astronomy, or physics departments), and attracts from the literatures of imaging platforms and statistical communications idea built by means of, or hired in, astronomy, electric engineering, drugs, ocean acoustics, and nondestructive fabrics trying out. Seismology has shut ties to petro-physics and mineral physics, the measurements of the disciplines being in comparison to infer the chemical and actual constitution of the Earth's interior.Content:

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Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

Seismology is without doubt one of the few capability to be had to Earth scientists for probing the mechanical constitution of the Earth's inside. the appearance of contemporary seismic instrumentation on the finish of the nineteenth century and its set up around the globe was once almost immediately by means of mankind's first basic knowing of the Earth's inside: The Croatian seismologist Andrija Mohoroviei? came across the crust-mantle boundary in primary Europe in 1909, the German Beno Gutenberg decided the radius of the Earth's middle in 1913, nice Britian's Sir Harold Jeffreys confirmed its fluid personality via 1926, and the Dane Inge Lehman found the forged internal middle in 1936. it's impressive that seismology, even in its earliest days, was once a global technology. not like a lot of the Earth sciences, seismology has its roots in physics, significantly optics (many college seismology courses are, or in the beginning have been, connected to meteorology, astronomy, or physics departments), and attracts from the literatures of imaging platforms and statistical communications idea built by means of, or hired in, astronomy, electric engineering, drugs, ocean acoustics, and nondestructive fabrics trying out. Seismology has shut ties to petro-physics and mineral physics, the measurements of the disciplines being in comparison to infer the chemical and actual constitution of the Earth's interior.Content:

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Applied Thermodynamics for Meteorologists by Sam Miller

By Sam Miller

This textbook on atmospheric thermodynamics is for college students of meteorology or atmospheric technology. It additionally serves as a reference textual content for operating pros in meteorology and climate forecasting. it really is targeted since it presents whole, calculus-based derivations of easy physics from first ideas, and connects mathematical relationships to real-world, sensible climate forecasting functions. labored examples and perform difficulties are integrated all through.

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By Sam Miller

This textbook on atmospheric thermodynamics is for college students of meteorology or atmospheric technology. It additionally serves as a reference textual content for operating pros in meteorology and climate forecasting. it really is targeted since it presents whole, calculus-based derivations of easy physics from first ideas, and connects mathematical relationships to real-world, sensible climate forecasting functions. labored examples and perform difficulties are integrated all through.

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Radiation and Climate (International Series of Monographs on by Ilias Vardavas, Frederic Taylor

By Ilias Vardavas, Frederic Taylor

Radiation idea and measurements are on the middle of the weather switch debate. This new ebook describes intimately the elemental physics utilized in radiative move codes which are a key a part of weather prediction versions. the elemental ideas are prolonged to the atmospheres of the Earth and the opposite planets, illustrating the greenhouse influence and different radiation-based phenomena at paintings. numerous chapters care for the thoughts and measurements for tracking the Earth's radiation funds and hence monitoring international swap and its results. distant sensing tools on satellite tv for pc and the idea of distant sensing also are lined. The ebook is the 1st finished new e-book on atmospheric radiation in additional than a decade, and the 1st to hyperlink the theoretical and experimental facets of the topic to the modern weather challenge.

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By Ilias Vardavas, Frederic Taylor

Radiation idea and measurements are on the middle of the weather switch debate. This new ebook describes intimately the elemental physics utilized in radiative move codes which are a key a part of weather prediction versions. the elemental ideas are prolonged to the atmospheres of the Earth and the opposite planets, illustrating the greenhouse influence and different radiation-based phenomena at paintings. numerous chapters care for the thoughts and measurements for tracking the Earth's radiation funds and hence monitoring international swap and its results. distant sensing tools on satellite tv for pc and the idea of distant sensing also are lined. The ebook is the 1st finished new e-book on atmospheric radiation in additional than a decade, and the 1st to hyperlink the theoretical and experimental facets of the topic to the modern weather challenge.

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The Stratosphere: Phenomena, History, and Relevance by Karin G. Labitzke, Harry van Loon

By Karin G. Labitzke, Harry van Loon

This booklet is meant not just for meteorologists but in addition for scientists in different fields, for lecturers, and for lay individuals who don't need to acquaint themselves with its subject matters via an educational textbook. as well as portray an image of the stratosphere, we wish to exhibit how the method of an figuring out of Nature's complicated constitution of inform is alongside; winding, unforeseen paths. before everything of the 20 th century observations have been collecting which have been necessary to realizing weather and its variability. yet they can now not be taken care of systematically simply because vital hyperlinks have been lacking. between them the belief that there's a stratosphere or an ozone layer. while, despite the fact that, one reads the clinical papers from the flip of the century and judges them at the foundation of our current wisdom --which llndoubtedlr remains to be incomplete - one needs to recognize the early employees during this box for the care and mind's eye with which they approached the topic. The discoveries we describe during this publication were vital to the development of meteorology; and it's apposite right here to cite Kuhn (1962) at the direction technological know-how quite often takes after a discovery.

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By Karin G. Labitzke, Harry van Loon

This booklet is meant not just for meteorologists but in addition for scientists in different fields, for lecturers, and for lay individuals who don't need to acquaint themselves with its subject matters via an educational textbook. as well as portray an image of the stratosphere, we wish to exhibit how the method of an figuring out of Nature's complicated constitution of inform is alongside; winding, unforeseen paths. before everything of the 20 th century observations have been collecting which have been necessary to realizing weather and its variability. yet they can now not be taken care of systematically simply because vital hyperlinks have been lacking. between them the belief that there's a stratosphere or an ozone layer. while, despite the fact that, one reads the clinical papers from the flip of the century and judges them at the foundation of our current wisdom --which llndoubtedlr remains to be incomplete - one needs to recognize the early employees during this box for the care and mind's eye with which they approached the topic. The discoveries we describe during this publication were vital to the development of meteorology; and it's apposite right here to cite Kuhn (1962) at the direction technological know-how quite often takes after a discovery.

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Solar Origins of Space Weather and Space Climate by Irene González Hernández, Rudolf Komm, Alexei Pevtsov, John

By Irene González Hernández, Rudolf Komm, Alexei Pevtsov, John Leibacher

Presents an summary of modern study at the unique of sun phenomena that impact Earth’s technological systems.

This topical factor relies at the displays given on the twenty sixth nationwide sunlight Observatory (NSO) summer time Workshop held on the nationwide sunlight Observatory/Sacramento height, New Mexico, united states from 30 April to four may perhaps 2012. This certain discussion board introduced jointly specialists in numerous components of sunlight and area physics to aid in constructing an entire photograph of the beginning of sun phenomena that have an effect on Earth’s technological structures. The articles comprise idea, version and remark study at the beginning of the sunlight job and its cycle, in addition to a dialogue on find out how to contain the learn into space-weather forecasting tools.

This quantity is geared toward graduate scholars and researchers energetic in sunlight physics and area science.

Previously released in Solar Physics, Vol. 289/2, 2014.

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By Irene González Hernández, Rudolf Komm, Alexei Pevtsov, John Leibacher

Presents an summary of modern study at the unique of sun phenomena that impact Earth’s technological systems.

This topical factor relies at the displays given on the twenty sixth nationwide sunlight Observatory (NSO) summer time Workshop held on the nationwide sunlight Observatory/Sacramento height, New Mexico, united states from 30 April to four may perhaps 2012. This certain discussion board introduced jointly specialists in numerous components of sunlight and area physics to aid in constructing an entire photograph of the beginning of sun phenomena that have an effect on Earth’s technological structures. The articles comprise idea, version and remark study at the beginning of the sunlight job and its cycle, in addition to a dialogue on find out how to contain the learn into space-weather forecasting tools.

This quantity is geared toward graduate scholars and researchers energetic in sunlight physics and area science.

Previously released in Solar Physics, Vol. 289/2, 2014.

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Disconnected Rivers: Linking Rivers to Landscapes by Ellen Wohl

By Ellen Wohl

This significant and obtainable e-book surveys the heritage and current situation of river structures around the usa, displaying how human actions have impoverished our rivers and impaired the connections among river worlds and different ecosystems.Ellen Wohl starts off via introducing the fundamental actual, chemical, and organic methods working in rivers. She then addresses adjustments in rivers as a result of payment and enlargement, describes the expansion of federal involvement in coping with rivers, and examines the hot efforts to rehabilitate and preserve river ecosystems. In each one bankruptcy she specializes in a particular local case examine and describes what occurs to a selected river organism—a chicken, North America’s greatest salamander, the paddlefish, and the yank alligator—when humans intervene with ordinary techniques.

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By Ellen Wohl

This significant and obtainable e-book surveys the heritage and current situation of river structures around the usa, displaying how human actions have impoverished our rivers and impaired the connections among river worlds and different ecosystems.Ellen Wohl starts off via introducing the fundamental actual, chemical, and organic methods working in rivers. She then addresses adjustments in rivers as a result of payment and enlargement, describes the expansion of federal involvement in coping with rivers, and examines the hot efforts to rehabilitate and preserve river ecosystems. In each one bankruptcy she specializes in a particular local case examine and describes what occurs to a selected river organism—a chicken, North America’s greatest salamander, the paddlefish, and the yank alligator—when humans intervene with ordinary techniques.

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