Phenology: An Integrative Environmental Science

Phenology refers to recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, such as leafing and flowering, maturation of agricultural plants, emergence of insects, and migration of birds. It is also the study of these recurring events, especially their timing and relationships with weather and climate. Phenological phenomena all give a ready measure of the environment as […]

Tidal Phenomena (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences)

This text presents many types of tidal phenomena. The contributions evolved from a seminar in Oberwolfach, Black Forest, where German experts on tidal research met in October 1994 to present their views and experience to graduate students and scientists in an informal way. The seminar focused on Earth tides, tides of the atmosphere and the […]

Global Warming For Dummies

Paperback. Pub Date: 2008 Pages: 384 Publisher: John Wiley Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the MEDIA almost 247 global warming has become the topic of the moment . Whatever one’s views on its cause. there is no denying that the earth’s […]

Spills and Spin: The Inside Story of BP

In April 2010, the world watched in alarm as BP’s Macondo well suffered a fatal explosion and a catastrophic leak. Over the next three months, amid tense scenes of corporate and political finger-pointing, millions of barrels of crude oil dispersed across the Gulf of Mexico in what became one of the worst oil spills in […]