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The Levelling Sea The Story Of A Cornish Haven In The Age Of Sail

Author : Philip Marsden
ISBN : 9780007433636
Genre : History
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The story of Britain’s colourful maritime past seen through the changing fortunes of the Cornish port of Falmouth.

Sea Level Changes

Author : American Geophysical Union
ISBN : 9780875904603
Genre : Science
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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 69. The measurement of sea level is of fundamental importance to a wide range of research in climatology, oceanography, geology and geodesy. This volume attempts to cover many aspects of the field. The volume opens with a description by Bolduc and Murty of one of the products stemming from the development of tide gauge networks in the northern and tropical Atlantic. This work is relevant to the growth of the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS), the main goal of which is to provide the world with an efficient, coherent sea level monitoring system for océanographie and climatological research. The subsequent four papers present results from the analysis of existing tide gauge data, including those datasets available from the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level and the TOGA Sea Level Center. Two of the four, by Wroblewski and by Pasaric and Orlic, are concerned with European sea level changes, while Yu Jiye et al. discuss inter-annual changes in the Pacific, and Wang Baocan et al. describe variability in the Changjiang estuary in China. The papers by El-Abd and Awad, on Red Sea levels, are the only contributions to the volume from the large research community of geologists concerned with sea level changes.

The Levelling

Author : Michael O'Sullivan
ISBN : 9781541724082
Genre : Business & Economics
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A brilliant analysis of the transition in world economics, finance, and power as the era of globalization ends and gives way to new power centers and institutions. The world is at a turning point similar to the fall of communism. Then, many focused on the collapse itself, and failed to see that a bigger trend, globalization, was about to take hold. The benefits of globalization--through the freer flow of money, people, ideas, and trade--have been many. But rather than a world that is flat, what has emerged is one of jagged peaks and rough, deep valleys characterized by wealth inequality, indebtedness, political recession, and imbalances across the world's economies. These peaks and valleys are undergoing what Michael O'Sullivan calls "the levelling"--a major transition in world economics, finance, and power. What's next is a levelling-out of wealth between poor and rich countries, of power between nations and regions, of political accountability from elites to the people, and of institutional power away from central banks and defunct twentieth-century institutions such as the WTO and the IMF. O'Sullivan then moves to ways we can develop new, pragmatic solutions to such critical problems as political discontent, stunted economic growth, the productive functioning of finance, and political-economic structures that serve broader needs. The Levelling comes at a crucial time in the rise and fall of nations. It has special importance for the US as its place in the world undergoes radical change--the ebbing of influence, profound questions over its economic model, societal decay, and the turmoil of public life.

Sea Level Science

Author : David Pugh
ISBN : 9781139916332
Genre : Science
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Understanding sea-level processes, such as ocean tides, storm surges, tsunamis, El Niño and rises caused by climate change, is key to planning effective coastal defence. Building on David Pugh's classic book Tides, Surges and Mean Sea-Level, this substantially expanded, full-colour book now incorporates major recent technological advances in the areas of satellite altimetry and other geodetic techniques (particularly GPS), tsunami science, measurement of mean sea level and analyses of extreme sea levels. The authors discuss how each surveying and measuring technique complements others in providing an understanding of present-day sea-level change and more reliable forecasts of future changes. Giving the how and the why of sea-level change on timescales from hours to centuries, this authoritative and exciting book is ideal for graduate students and researchers in oceanography, marine engineering, geodesy, marine geology, marine biology and climatology. It will also be of key interest to coastal engineers and governmental policy-makers.

Gravity Geoid And Geodynamics 2000

Author : Michael G. Sideris
ISBN : 9783662048276
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This symposium continued the tradition of mid-term meetings held between the joint symposia of International Geoid and Gravity Commissions. This time, geodynamics was chosen as the third topic to accompany the traditional topics of gravity and geoid. The symposium thus aimed at bringing together geodesists and geophysicists working in the general areas of gravity, geoid and geodynamics. Besides covering the traditional research areas, special attention was paid to the use of geodetic methods for geodynamics studies, dedicated satellite missions, airborne surveys, geodesy and geodynamics of arctic regions, and the integration of geodetic and geophysical information.

The Levelling Balance And Counter Balance Or The Method Of Observing By The Weight And Height Of Mercury On Any Place Of Terra Firma On The Terrestrial Globe The Exact Weight And Altitude Of The Atmosphere Below And Above The Place Of Observation Thereby To Ascertain How Much The Horizon Of The Sea Is Lower Than The Place Whereon The Observation Is Made

Author : John Gerar William DE BRAHM
ISBN : BL:A0019163978
Genre : Barometric hypsometry
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Physical Oceanography

Author : M. N. Hill
ISBN : 0674017277
Genre : Science
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Scanderoon Signet

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ISBN : ONB:+Z175549800
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Pictorial Geography Of The World

Author : Samuel Griswold Goodrich
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The Nautical Magazine And Naval Chronicle For 1837

Author : Various
ISBN : 9781108053891
Genre : History
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The 1837 Nautical Magazine reports on Darwin's 1831 voyage on the Beagle, as well Caribbean piracy and Australian harbours.

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