Knowledge-Action Systems for Seasonal to Interannual Climate by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs,

By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, James Buizer, David W. Cash

The nationwide Academies' Roundtable on technology and expertise for Sustainability hosted a workshop 'Knowledge-Action structures for Seasonal to Interannual weather Forecasting' in 2004 to find and distill normal classes concerning the layout of powerful platforms for linking wisdom with motion from the final decade's adventure with the creation and alertness of seasonal to interannual weather forecasts. Workshop members defined classes that they had realized according to their stories constructing, using, and utilizing choice aid structures within the usa, Columbia, Brazil, and Australia.Some of the main classes mentioned, as characterised by means of David money and James Buizer, have been that potent knowledge-action structures: outline and body the matter to be addressed through collaboration among wisdom clients and data manufacturers; are usually end-to-end structures that hyperlink person must uncomplicated clinical findings and observations; are frequently anchored in 'boundary agencies' that act as intermediaries among nodes within the approach - such a lot particularly among scientists and selection makers; function versatile approaches and associations to be aware of what's discovered; use investment concepts adapted to the twin public/private personality of such structures; and require those who can paintings throughout disciplines, factor components, and the information and motion interface.

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Weather and Bird Behaviour, Third Edition by Norman Elkins

By Norman Elkins

This vintage Poyser identify, now in its 3rd revised variation, discusses intensive a few of the ways that climatic conditions effect chook behaviour. climatic conditions have an effect on nutrition and water availability, judgements approximately whilst and the way emigrate, timing and luck of replica, flight variety, and actual convenience. Birds reveal many diversifications in shape and behavior that support them to deal with altering climatic conditions, and this interesting e-book makes use of an outstanding number of examples to discover the topic intensive. The textual content is superior all through with evocative line drawings, there are various important tables and figures, and there's additionally an 8pp color photo part.

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Frommer's Switzerland (Frommer's Complete) by Darwin Porter

By Darwin Porter

This can be the single ebook i purchased for my journey to Switzerland, and that i used to be in a position to get through rather well with it. I visted Zurich, Lucerne, Lugano, Bern, Interlaken, Zermatt, Montreaux, Lausanne, and Geneva, and located the booklet to have the entire details i wanted for every urban.

The structure is straightforward to exploit, with listings of motels, eating places, vacationer sights, bars, nightclubs, etc., for every urban, and the e-book contains details on almost each urban and city in Switzerland vacationer may are looking to see. For significant towns, the ebook even has maps exhibiting the place motels, eating places and vacationer sights can be found, in addition to extra special maps of proposed "walking tours."

There aren't any photographs of Switzerland during this booklet, other than at the back and front disguise. even if the shortcoming of pictures does not hassle me, if you would like pictures of Switzerland on your advisor e-book, i might recommend the DK Eyewitness consultant.

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Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography by J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton

By J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton

Атлас представляющий историю и географию регионов, которые входят в т.н. античный мир.

1. Британия.
2. Испания.
3. Галлия.
4. Германия.
5. Иллирия.
6-8. Италия.
9. Македония, Фракия, Дакия.
10. Греция.
11. Пелопонес.
12. Эгейское море.
13. Малая Азия.
14. Персия.
15. Сирия, Мессопотамия.
16-17. Палестина.
18. Армения, Колхида, Иберия, Албания.
19-20. Античная Африка.
21. Египет.
22-27. Города античного мира и пр.

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National Geographic Hors-Série [FR], Issue 17 (March 2015)

Le journal des grandes expéditions nationwide Geographic emmène chaque mois, ses lecteurs sur le chemin d’aventures uniques, avec un éventail de sujets qui va de l'archéologie aux civilisations anciennes, en passant par les merveilles de l. a. nature, l. a. faune, l. a. flore, mais aussi l’ethnographie. los angeles ardour et l’enthousiasme qui animent les journalists et photographes, connus et reconnus dans le monde entier, sont le moteur du magazine.
C'est un spécial Egypte ce mois-ci.

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Insight Guides: Pocket Sardinia by Insight Guides

By Insight Guides

Perception Pocket advisor Sardinia combines authoritative narrative element with extraordinary color images that depicts the island's dramatic panorama. It presents viewers with every thing they should find out about the sights at the island, from the picturesque shorelines to its striking archaeological websites. functional maps at the disguise flaps aid viewers get around.
To encourage you, the ebook bargains a rundown of best 10 sights, through an itinerary for an ideal Day at the Island, taking in breakfast at the ramparts at Bastioni Magellano, lunch one of the vineyards of Sorso, and a trip to the Fairy homes (Anghelu Ruju Necropolis). The What to Do bankruptcy is photo of how to spend your spare time, from nightlife and buying to sports.
The ebook offers all of the crucial heritage details, together with a quick heritage of the quarter and an consuming Out bankruptcy overlaying its mouth-watering delicacies. There are conscientiously selected listings of the simplest motels and eating places and an A-Z of all of the functional details you'll want.

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Geography Meets Gendlin: An Exploration of Disciplinary by Janet Banfield

By Janet Banfield

This booklet makes a well timed and interesting contribution to geography’s resurgent curiosity in artwork and creative perform, in addition to to transforming into geographical issues with embodied or pre-reflective event. It introduces Eugene Gendlin’s philosophical and methodological paintings to stimulate geographical considering and perform, and explores its disciplinary strength via leading edge practice-based study into inventive spatial adventure. Gendlin’s philosophy and strategies for articulating the pre-reflective are defined and illustrated utilizing artists’ bills in their practices, either retrospectively and through their perform. The geographical implementation of study equipment expert by means of these options is distinctive and critiqued. varied and almost certainly contradictory findings, and probably challenging methodological offerings, are mentioned, accounted for, and reframed via Gendlin’s rules. major geographical capability inside Gendlin’s work—philosophical, conceptual and methodological—is pointed out and defined, and avenues and demanding situations for additional research are highlighted. this primary step in the direction of a Gendlin-informed geography invitations additional engagement along with his paintings.

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