- The Conservation of Australian Wetlands (Book). Melack, John M. // American Scientist;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p171
Reviews the non-fiction book 'The Conservation of Australian Wetlands,' edited by A.J. McComb and P.S. Lake.
- Now available: wind energy resource tool for planners and communities. // Wind Energy Weekly;2/3/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1469, p8
The article presents information on the book "Planning for Wind Energy," produced by the American Planning Association (APA).
- Soviets launch massive earth survey platform. Covault, C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/3/87, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p27
The Soviet Union has orbited the largest civilian Earth survey spacecraft ever launched, a 15-20-ton Earth resources/ocean survey platform launched by a Soviet Proton booster July 25. It is comparable to the type of large Earth survey platforms the US views as a key element in its space goals...
- Down-to-earth jobs in geoscience. Day, N. // Odyssey;Mar92, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p20
Studies the various jobs in the field of geoscience. Geoscientists; Geophysicists; Seismologists; Geochemists; Glaciologists; Cartographers; Brief job descriptions of each.
- Mission to Planet Earth. Hogan, H. // Odyssey;Apr92, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p14
Examines the efforts of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to study planet Earth. Types of research that will be conducted in the Mission to Planet Earth project; Focus on various aspects of the growing ozone hole; Types ofspace instruments that will be used; Projected...
- Exploring Earth's ancient climate. Soviero, M.M. // Popular Science;Aug91, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p70
Reports that scientists from the Greenland Ice Sheet Project Two (GISP2) are analyzing cylinders of ice extracted from glaciers and polar ice sheets to explore the global climate and examine such things as Earth's temperature cycles and the link between carbon dioxide and global warming and...
- Reversing the greenhouse. DiChristina, M. // Popular Science;Aug91, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p78
Gives details on Project Phoenix, developed by students at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Ill., an ambitious plan to prevent future devastation from global warming. How project came about; Specifics of plan.
- Nature's worth. // Science World;10/06/97, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p5
Reports that scientist have estimated the expense of replicating natural services at $33 trillion annually. Requirements of plants; How water affect plants; Cost to retrieve nutrients from waste water and return them to the soil.
- Earth's new radiation belt. // Sky & Telescope;Jun92, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p611
Announces the discovery of a third radiation belt in Earth's magnetosphere. Anomalous cosmic ray make-up.