Nature

Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859-1920  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Oct. 18, 2017
Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859-1920

Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859-1920 by Brian Frehner
English | December 1st, 2016 | ISBN: 0803290624, 0803234864 | 249 Pages | PDF | 16.59 MB

Because oil has made fortunes, caused wars, and shaped nations, no one questions the assertion that the quest for oil is a quest for power. The question we should ask, Finding Oil suggests, is rather what kind of power prospectors have wanted. This book revises oil’s early history by exploring the incredibly varied stories of the men who pitted themselves against nature to unleash the power of oil.

A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration, and Exploitation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 18, 2017
A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration, and Exploitation

A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration, and Exploitation by John McCannon
English | December 15, 2012 | ISBN: 1780230184 | PDF | 349 pages | 2.4 MB

The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 17, 2017
The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered (repost)

The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered by John Michael Greer
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0865716730 | 272 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB

L'Écosophie ou la sagesse de la nature : Suivi de La belle vie  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by iBooker at Oct. 17, 2017
L'Écosophie ou la sagesse de la nature : Suivi de La belle vie

L'Écosophie ou la sagesse de la nature : Suivi de La belle vie
Ecosociété | Sept 2017 | ISBN: 2897193166 | French | PDF | 212 pages | 31 MB

The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Oct. 16, 2017
The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu

The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu By Hanbo Yan
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 158 Pages | ISBN : 9811061807 | 5.03 MB

This book conducts a thorough investigation of the variation in tone sandhi patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu using quantitative rating experiments. Although Shanghai Wu has been well documented, to date there has never been any quantitative study that systematically investigates the factors that influence variability – a research gap this book fills.

Before Nature: Cuneiform Knowledge and the History of Science  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Oct. 16, 2017
Before Nature: Cuneiform Knowledge and the History of Science

Francesca Rochberg, "Before Nature: Cuneiform Knowledge and the History of Science"
2017 | ISBN-10: 022640613X | 392 pages | PDF | 3 MB

CBC The Nature of Things - The Wild Canadian Year: Winter (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 16, 2017
CBC The Nature of Things - The Wild Canadian Year: Winter (2017)

CBC The Nature of Things - The Wild Canadian Year: Winter (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3400 Kbps | 44 min 8 s | 1.10 GiB
Audio: English AAC 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

THE WILD CANADIAN YEAR’s fourth episode Winter reveals stories from the harshest time of year, as Canada’s landscapes are transformed by the cruel and dramatic beauty of snow and ice. For all wild animals it’s a challenge to adapt to winter’s harsh conditions. Winter weather creates severe conditions across the country, including one of Canada’s most remote and far-flung islands a crescent-shaped sliver of land 300 kilometres off the coast of Nova Scotia: Sable Island. Here 400,000 grey seals have come ashore to give birth and mate.

Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Oct. 15, 2017
Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests

Joan Maloof, "Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests "
ISBN: 1604697288 | 2016 | PDF | 200 pages | 11 MB

The Passions: A Study of Human Nature  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at Oct. 14, 2017
The Passions: A Study of Human Nature

P. M. S. Hacker, "The Passions: A Study of Human Nature"
English | ISBN: 1118951875 | 2017 | 472 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Time of Nature and the Nature of Time: Philosophical Perspectives of Time in Natural Sciences

Time of Nature and the Nature of Time: Philosophical Perspectives of Time in Natural Sciences By Christophe Bouton, Philippe Huneman
English | EPUB | 2017 | 403 Pages | ISBN : 3319537237 | 3.58 MB

This volume addresses the question of time from the perspective of the time of nature. Its aim is to provide some insights about the nature of time on the basis of the different uses of the concept of time in natural sciences. Presenting a dialogue between philosophy and science, it features a collection of papers that investigate the representation, modeling and understanding of time as they appear in physics, biology, geology and paleontology.