Download E-books Surveying Instruments of Greece and Rome PDF

By M. J. T. Lewis

The Greeks and Romans accomplished impressive feats of surveying in development their aqueducts, tunnels and roads and in measuring the circumference of the earth and the heights of mountains. This publication, which incorporates translations of the entire old texts on surveying tools, together with significant resources hitherto untapped, units out to reconstruct the tools and to give an explanation for how they have been used. the topic hasn't ever been tackled earlier than during this aspect, and a degree of technical sophistication emerges which needs to count number as one of many maximum achievements of the traditional international.

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Download E-books Cancun & Cozumel & The Riviera Maya Alive! 4th Edition (Hunter Travel Guides) PDF

By Bruce W. Conord, June Conord

This consultant makes a speciality of the number one vacationer vacation spot in Latin the US and the Caribbean: Canc??n, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya (Puerto Morelos, Playa Secreto, Punta Bete, Akumal, Tulum, Punta Allen). 20 million travelers stopover at the following every year. Outlying sights dealt with as a tourist could deal with them as day journeys, whereas staying on the town. instructed journey operators, recommended itineraries, how one can steer clear of the crowds. Takes a different technique, encouraging readers to stay, breathe and immerse themselves solely within the areas they stopover at. lodge and eating place descriptions are hugely targeted, with first-hand studies in keeping with repeat visits by means of the authors. aimed toward discriminating tourists who savour price in addition to luxurious. there are various publications protecting the wider region of the Yucat??n Peninsula, together with the journey consultant to the Yucat??n, yet few guidebooks specialize in the most-visited sector of Canc??n and the Riviera Maya. Our ebook is the main accomplished, with 320 pages devoted to this area by myself. this is often the single consultant to the realm with colour maps and photographs all through.

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Download E-books Carbonate Systems During the Olicocene-Miocene Climatic Transition (Special Publication 42 of the IAS) (International Association Of Sedimentologists Series) PDF

By Maria Mutti, Werner E. Piller, Christian Betzler

The Oligocene and Miocene Epochs include crucial stages within the Cenozoic international cooling that led from a greenhouse to an icehouse Earth.

Recent significant advances within the knowing and time-resolution of weather occasions occurring at present, in addition to the proliferation of experiences on Oligocene and Miocene shallow-water/neritic carbonate structures, invite us to reconsider the importance of those carbonate structures within the context of alterations in weather and Earth floor methods. Carbonate platforms, as a result of a large dependence at the ecological standards of organisms generating the sediment, are delicate recorders of adjustments in environmental stipulations on this planet surface.

The papers incorporated during this certain book deal with the dynamic evolution of carbonate structures deposited throughout the Oligocene and Miocene within the context on climatic and Earth surfaces techniques targeting  climatic tendencies and controls over deposition; temporal adjustments in carbonate manufacturers and palaeoecology; carbonate terminology; facies; approaches and environmental parameters (including water temperature and creation intensity profiles); carbonate manufacturers and their spatial and temporal variability; and tectonic controls over architecture.

This publication is a part of the International organization of Sedimentologists (IAS) unique Publications.

The unique guides from the IAS are a suite of thematic volumes edited by way of experts on topics of imperative curiosity to sedimentologists. Papers are reviewed and revealed to an analogous excessive criteria as these released within the magazine Sedimentology and several other of those volumes became regular works of reference.

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Download E-books The Climate Connection: Climate Change and Modern Human Evolution by Dr Renée Hetherington (2010-04-12) PDF

By Dr Renée Hetherington;Robert G. B. Reid

Highlights the effect of saltatory evolution and speedy weather switch on human evolution, migration and behavioural switch. growing to be situation over the aptitude affects of weather switch on our destiny is obviously obtrusive. as a way to higher comprehend our current conditions and deal successfully with destiny weather switch, society must turn into extra trained in regards to the old connection among weather and people. The authors' mixed learn within the fields of weather swap, evolutionary biology, Earth sciences and human migration and behavior supplement one another, and feature facilitated an leading edge and built-in method of the human evolution-climate connection. The weather Connection offers an in-depth textual content linking 135,000 years of weather switch with human evolution and implications for our destiny, for these operating and drawn to the sector and people embarking on upper-level classes in this subject.

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Download E-books Climate Prediction and Agriculture: Advances and Challenges PDF

By Mannava V.K. Sivakumar (Editor), James Hansen (Editor)

In accordance with a global Workshop held in Geneva in 2005, this publication studies the advances made up to now in seasonal weather predictions and their functions for administration and decision-making in agriculture. It additionally identifies the demanding situations to be addressed within the subsequent five to ten years to additional improve operational functions of weather predictions in agriculture, specifically in constructing nations.

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Download E-books Frommer's Greek Islands 3rd Edition PDF

By John S. Bowman, Sherry Marker, Heidi Sarna

You are going to by no means fall into the vacationer traps in the event you commute with Frommer's. it is like having a pal convey you round, taking you to the locations locals like most sensible. Our specialist authors have already long past all over it's possible you'll cross— they have performed the legwork for you, and they are now not afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence bargains candid studies of such a lot of lodges and eating places in all cost levels. each Frommer's go back and forth consultant is updated, with special costs for every thing, dozens of colour maps, and intriguing insurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. you would be misplaced with out us! This advisor is particularly geared to tourists who are looking to visit Greece for shorelines, appealing climate, and island-hopping. Its centerpiece is a characteristic no different advisor bargains: a whole bankruptcy on cruises, written by means of one of many cruise industry's best experts and that includes candid stories of every line and find out how to get the easiest offers. we will begin you off with a brief evaluate of Athens, your gateway, prior to surroundings off to discover the main attractive and attractive of Greece's many islands. in case you are exploring by yourself, you will depend on us for dozens of particular island and city maps, entire information on ferries and flights, and a wealth of knowledge on lodgings, sightseeing, eating, and nightlife. this can be the single advisor you must notice the simplest of the mythical Greek Isles!

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