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Today I Show: animals in zoo for kids only

by Joey Kenson

Today I Show
animals in zoo for kids only
is the book about animals in zoo.It shows animal pictures in zoo for kids.There are vocabularies that easy for kids and also easy to learn for kindergarten homeschool.It will make happiness for kids by learning and thinking
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Genre: Children's eBooks, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 December 2017 onward  

Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems:The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Integrated Crop and Economic Assessments ... Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitiga

by Rosenzweig Cynthia & Hillel Daniel and Cynthia Rosenzweig

“Top agricultural scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge of sustainable agriculture, with the specific focus on integrating agronomic, climatological, biophysical and socio-economic perspectives and processes. Every chapter (of the Handbook) contributes to addressing the growing food-security challenges facing the world.”Foreword by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia UniversityClimate effects on agriculture are of increasing concern in both the scientific and policy communities because of the growing population and the greater uncertainty in the weather during growing seasons. Changes in production are directly linked to variations in temperature and precipitation during the growing season and often to the offseason changes in weather becau...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 1160 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The Microwave Torture of Ed Snowden & Julian Assange: Targeted Individuals

by Richard Lighthouse

Rev1E- Everything we find horrific about the Nazis, has become the Deep State. The orders come from the the Rockefellers & Rothschilds to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), then to the Shadow Government and CIA. But don't take my word for it - read the books and work of Dr Peter Dale Scott, Aaron Russo, Attorney Michael Springmann, Dr Steven Greer, Dr Judy Wood, Dr Morgan Reynolds, Dr David Griffin, Dr Barrie Trower, Dr John Hall, Dr Katherine Horton, Dr Ewen Cameron, Paul Hellyer, Ted Gunderson, and many others. This author has been investigating satellite weapons and the global microwave torture of thousands of people, since January 2016. This ebook contains some of my latest research into Targeted Individuals. I have referenced a number of credible sources that have videos on ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

by Tomoko M. Nakanishi and Keitaro Tanoi

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident, a large volume of monitoring data has been collected about the soil, air, dust, and seawater, along with data about an immense number of foods supplied to the market. Little is known, however, about the effect of radioactive fallout on agriculture, information about which is vital. Although more than 80% of the damaged area is related to agriculture, in situ information specifically for agriculture is scarce. This book provides data about the actual movement and accumulation of radioactivity in the ecological system—for example, whether debris deposited on mountains can be a cause of secondary contamination, under what conditions plants accumulate radioactive cesium in their edible parts, and how radioactivity is transferred from hay to milk. Bec...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 204 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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3 Nutritious Specialty Cucurbits

by Roby Jose Ciju

Scientific name of spine gourd is Momordica dioica. Spine gourd is a cucurbitaceous vegetable which is closely related to bitter gourd. However, it is not bitter in taste as bitter gourd. As in case of other cucurbitaceous vegetables (cucurbits) which mainly include melons and gourds, spine gourd is also grown as a summer vegetable in tropical and subtropical countries.Zucchini is a type of summer squash grown as a summer vegetable for its tender, edible long fruits. It is the most popular, widely grown and economically important summer squash vegetable. Scientific name of zucchini is Cucurbita pepo.Gherkins are known as ‘small cucumbers’ as it belongs to the same family as cucumber. Scientific name of gherkin is same as that of cucumber i.e. Cucumis sativus, but cultivar is different....

Genre: Home & Garden, Gardening & Horticulture, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 43 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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Rewilding European Landscapes

by Henrique M. Pereira and Laetitia M. Navarro

Some European lands have been progressively alleviated of human pressures, particularly traditional agriculture in remote areas. This book proposes that this land abandonment can be seen as an opportunity to restore natural ecosystems via rewilding. We define rewilding as the passive management of ecological successions having in mind the long-term goal of restoring natural ecosystem processes. The book aims at introducing the concept of rewilding to scientists, students and practitioners. The first part presents the theory of rewilding in the European context. The second part of the book directly addresses the link between rewilding, biodiversity, and habitats. The third and last part is dedicated to practical aspects of the implementation of rewilding as a land management option. We beli...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 227 pages
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Characterization of the Angiotensin receptor AT2 by various studies

by Chirag Mandavia

Publication Date: February 22, 2013 | ISBN-10: 3659348147 | ISBN-13: 978-3659348143 In order to study AT2-mediated signal transduction mechanisms, two main approaches were used: (1) the ligand-binding properties of mutant AT2 receptors were characterized in comparison to wild-type after generation of a point mutation using site-directed mutagenesis, and (2) interacting protein partners were analyzed using yeast library screening, co-immunoprecipitation and Western Blot studies. We found that the ability of Angiotensin II (Ang II) receptor type AT2 Phe308Ala residue mutant in the 7th TMD to bind peptidic ligands was greatly reduced, using Xenopus oocytes expression system. This residue occupies a position in the AT2 analogous to the Tyr292 in the AT1 essential for agonistic activation of th...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 68 pages
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Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants

by Hitoshi Sawada and Naokazu Inoue

This book contains the proceedings of the International Symposium on the Mechanisms of Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants, where many plant and animal reproductive biologists gathered to discuss their recent progress in investigating the shared mechanisms and factors involved in sexual reproduction. This now is the first book that reviews recent progress in almost all fields of plant and animal fertilization. It was recently reported that the self-sterile mechanism of a hermaphroditic marine invertebrate (ascidian) is very similar to the self-incompatibility system in flowering plants. It was also found that a male factor expressed in the sperm cells of flowering plants is involved in gamete fusion not only of plants but also of animals and parasites. These discoveries have led to t...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 480 pages
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Interface Oral Health Science 2014: Innovative Research on Biosis-Abiosis Intelligent Interface

by Keiichi Sasaki and Osamu Suzuki

The Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry first introduced the concept of “Interface Oral Health Science”, designed to establish and maintain healthy oral cavities, which are home to a number of mixed systems. Included in those systems are: (1) host tissues such as teeth, mucosa, muscle and bone, (2) parasites and microorganisms cohabiting the surfaces of the oral cavity and (3) biomaterials that are used for the rehabilitation of oral functions. In addition, (4) these systems are subject to severe and complex mechanical forces. Therefore, it is critical to promote dental studies that integrate a wide range of interdisciplinary research as medicine, agriculture, material science, engineering, and pharmacology. With this incentive, international symposiums for interface oral he...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 351 pages
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Implications of Agricultural Residue Burning: A Case Study of Punjab, India (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)

by Parmod Kumar and Surender Kumar

This book discusses the important issue of the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of agricultural residue burning, common in agricultural practices in many parts of the world. In particular, it focuses on the pollution caused by rice residue burning using primary survey data from Punjab, India. It discusses emerging solutions to agricultural waste burning that are cost-effective in terms of both money and time. The burning of agricultural residue causes severe pollution in land, water and air and contributes to increased ozone levels and climate change in the long term. However, appropriate assessments have not been undertaken so far to demonstrate the relevant impact of agriculture-based pollution, especially residue burning. This book addresses this gap in the literature. Punjab has...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 237 pages
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High Density Lipoproteins: From Biological Understanding to Clinical Exploitation (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology)

by Arnold von Eckardstein and Dimitris Kardassis

In this Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology on “High Density Lipoproteins – from biological understanding to clinical exploitation” contributing authors (members of COST Action BM0904/HDLnet) summarize in more than 20 chapters our current knowledge on the structure, function, metabolism and regulation of HDL in health and several diseases as well as the status of past and ongoing attempts of therapeutic exploitation.The book is of interest to researchers in academia and industry focusing on lipoprotein metabolism, cardiovascular diseases and immunology as well as clinical pharmacologists, cardiologists, diabetologists, nephrologists and other clinicians interested in metabolic or inflammatory diseases....

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 694 pages
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Science and Technology Governance and Ethics: A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China

by Miltos Ladikas and Sachin Chaturvedi

This book analyzes the possibilities for effective global governance of science in Europe, India and China. Authors from the three regions join forces to explore how ethical concerns over new technologies can be incorporated into global science and technology policies. The first chapter introduces the topic, offering a global perspective on embedding ethics in science and technology policy. Chapter Two compares the institutionalization of ethical debates in science, technology and innovation policy in three important regions: Europe, India and China. The third chapter explores public perceptions of science and technology in these same three regions. Chapter Four discusses public engagement in the governance of science and technology, and Chapter Five reviews science and technology governan...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Education, Experiments, Instruments & Measurement
Size: 173 pages
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Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates

by Matthew J. Gray and V. Gregory Chinchar

This is the first book on ranaviruses. Ranaviruses are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. They have caused mass die-offs of ectothermic vertebrates in wild and captive populations around the globe. There is evidence that this pathogen is emerging and responsible for population declines in certain locations. Considering that amphibians and freshwater turtles are suitable hosts and the most imperiled vertebrate taxa in the world, ranaviruses can have significant impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem function. Additionally, many fish that are raised in aquaculture facilities and traded internationally are suitable hosts; thus, the potential economic impact of ranaviruses is significant. Ranaviruses also serve as a model for replicatio...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 246 pages
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The Impact of Food Bioactives on Health: in vitro and ex vivo models

by Kitty Verhoeckx and Paul Cotter

“Infogest” (Improving Health Properties of Food by Sharing our Knowledge on the Digestive Process) is an EU COST action/network in the domain of Food and Agriculture that will last for 4 years from April 4, 2011. Infogest aims at building an open international network of institutes undertaking multidisciplinary basic research on food digestion gathering scientists from different origins (food scientists, gut physiologists, nutritionists…). The network gathers 70 partners from academia, corresponding to a total of 29 countries. The three main scientific goals are: Identify the beneficial food components released in the gut during digestion; Support the effect of beneficial food components on human health; Promote harmonization of currently used digestion models Infogest meetings highl...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 338 pages
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Low-Cost Methods for Molecular Characterization of Mutant Plants: Tissue Desiccation, DNA Extraction and Mutation Discovery: Protocols

by Bradley J. Till and Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak

This book offers low-cost and rapid molecular assays for the characterization of mutant plant germplasm. Detailed protocols are provided for the desiccation of plant tissues; the extraction of high-quality DNA for downstream applications; the extraction of single-strand-specific nucleases for single nucleotide polymorphism; and small insertion/deletion discovery using standard agarose gel electrophoresis. The methods described can be applied in any laboratory equipped for basic molecular biology and do away with the need for expensive freezers and toxic organic compounds. With the appropriate validation of sample quality and longevity, they can provide sufficient DNA for a variety of molecular applications, such as marker studies and TILLING, at approximately one tenth of the cost per sam...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 December 2017 onward  

Marine Anthropogenic Litter

by Melanie Bergmann and Lars Gutow

This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.The book illustrates how advanced technologies from deep-sea research, microbiology and mathematic modelling as well as classic beach litter counts by volunteers contributed to the broad awareness of marine litter as a problem of global significance. The authors summarise more than five decades of marine litter research, which receives growing attention after the recent discovery of great oceanic garbage patches and the ubiquity of microscopic plastic particles in ma...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 447 pages
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Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field: Proceedings of the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium

by Yasunari Ogihara and Shigeo Takumi

This proceedings is a collection of 46 selected papers that were presented at the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium (IWGS). Since the launch of the wheat genome sequencing project in 2005, the arrival of draft genome sequences has marked a new era in wheat genetics and genomics, catalyzing rapid advancement in the field. This book provides a comprehensive review of the forefront of wheat research, across various important topics such as germplasm and genetic diversity, cytogenetics and allopolyploid evolution, genome sequencing, structural and functional genomics, gene function and molecular biology, biotic stress, abiotic stress, grain quality, and classical and molecular breeding. Following an introduction, 9 parts of the book are dedicated to each of these topics. A final, 11t...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 445 pages
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Innovative Medicine: Basic Research and Development

by Kazuwa Nakao and Nagahiro Minato

This book is devoted to innovative medicine, comprising the proceedings of the Uehara Memorial Foundation Symposium 2014. It remains extremely rare for the findings of basic research to be developed into clinical applications, and it takes a long time for the process to be achieved. The task of advancing the development of basic research into clinical reality lies with translational science, yet the field seems to struggle to find a way to move forward. To create innovative medical technology, many steps need to be taken: development and analysis of optimal animal models of human diseases, elucidation of genomic and epidemiological data, and establishment of “proof of concept”. There is also considerable demand for progress in drug research, new surgical procedures, and new clinical de...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 339 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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Gut-Brain Secrets, Part 1: Good Food, Bad Food: Nutrition and Toxins in Food + GMO's and Glyphosate

by R D Lee and Stephanie Seneff

The "Gut-Brain Secrets" series tells you precisely how gut problems (bad bacteria, poor digestion, nutrient deficiency, and leaky gut) turn into mental health conditions (Attention Deficit Disorder, autism, GAPS conditions, and anti-social behavior), as well as most chronic, degenerative diseases, and autoimmune conditions.In Part 1, “Good Food, Bad Food”, you’ll learn how microlife in the soil gives plants the nutrients your body needs to run exquisitely, overcome disease, and resist the aging process. On the other hand, modern “factory farming” kills life in the soil, depletes nutrients, and toxifies people and planet.This is the story of how the two systems (commercial/industrial agriculture vs. Nature and “bio-friendly” farming) produce food that either helps the body, o...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 160 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Searching For The Soul

by Soul Wizard

INTRODUCTION
This book has nothing to do with religious affiliations. It’s a non-fiction mystery novel pertaining to the soul and using the author’s common sense theories, mythology, scientific theories and facts. This book attempts to distinguish between the two most common thoughts people have concerning death.
1. When you die you are done with life, and you won’t be going anywhere.
2. When you die you are done with life, and your soul will be going somewhere.
These are the two thoughts people have about what happens after death. The author theorizes with supporting facts by scientists and doctors, present and past, that human beings could have souls, and suggests the direction souls might go after death. The author has tried to explain his theories by us...

Genre: Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 70 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 3.80 / 5
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My Encounter With Bigfoot: Washington State (Finding Sasquatch Book 1)

by J.P. Riley

In this Book I talk about my encounter that I had, with a Sasquatch, while bow hunting, in the Pacific Northwest. I dive into the heart of the Mystery, that surrounds the Legend of Bigfoot, by separating fact from common misconceptions. I also discuss some recent scientific evidence, that supports proof of a large, Unidentified, North American Primate.I also discuss, a few popular theories, on Infra sound, vocalizations, dermal ridge patterns, Migratory patterns of a Sasquatch and much more. I have studied the large, elusive primate for many years, and for the first time, I've decided to share my findings and information with the public. Have you ever wondered why so many people believe in Bigfoot but can't figure out why there lacks any major hard evidence? Or is there? Why are they ...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Fiction, Children's Fiction, Religious, Geography & Cultures
Size: 9 pages
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¿DO YOU KNOW HOW DEEP THE OCEAN REALLY IS?: The mysteries of the deep sea

by LEONARDO BARRIOS BERETTA

Te question here is ¿just how deep does the ocean go if we took the highest point on land and submerged it? you would still have more than a mile between you in the deepest point in the ocean . ¡The ocean's harbor 99% of all living space on eartht and here are even species of fish and marine monsters that have not yet been discovered by science!...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 16 pages
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Ester Boserup’s Legacy on Sustainability: Orientations for Contemporary Research (Human-Environment Interactions)

by Marina Fischer-Kowalski and Anette Reenberg

Arising from a scientific conference marking the 100th anniversary of her birth, this book honors the life and work of the social scientist and diplomat Ester Boserup, who blazed new trails in her interdisciplinary approach to development and sustainability....

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 267 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Negotiating Bioethics: The Governance of UNESCO’s Bioethics Programme (Genetics and Society)

by Adèle Langlois

The sequencing of the entire human genome has opened up unprecedented possibilities for healthcare, but also ethical and social dilemmas about how these can be achieved, particularly in developing countries. UNESCO’s Bioethics Programme was established to address such issues in 1993. Since then, it has adopted three declarations on human genetics and bioethics (1997, 2003 and 2005), set up numerous training programmes around the world and debated the need for an international convention on human reproductive cloning. Negotiating Bioethics presents Langlois' research on the negotiation and implementation of the three declarations and the human cloning debate, based on fieldwork carried out in Kenya, South Africa, France and the UK, among policy-makers, geneticists, ethicists, civil societ...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, International, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 212 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Plant Selection for Bioretention Systems and Stormwater Treatment Practices (SpringerBriefs in Water Science and Technology)

by William F. Hunt and Bill Lord

As cities develop, more land is converted into impervious surfaces, which do not allow water to infiltrate. Careful urban planning is needed to ensure that the hydrologic cycle and water quality of the catchment areas are not affected. There are techniques that can attenuate peak flow during rain events and reduce the amount of metals, nutrients, and bacteria that enter the urban water cycle. This brief gives a short introduction on bioretention systems and documents the effectiveness of some 36 plant species in removing water pollutants. A summary on the maintenance requirements is also presented. ...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 59 pages
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Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions of Gases and Particles (Springer Earth System Sciences)

by Peter S. Liss and Martin T. Johnson

The oceans and atmosphere interact through various processes, including the transfer of momentum, heat, gases and particles. In this book leading international experts come together to provide a state-of-the-art account of these exchanges and their role in the Earth-system, with particular focus on gases and particles.  Chapters in the book cover: i) the ocean-atmosphere exchange of short-lived trace gases; ii) mechanisms and models of interfacial exchange (including transfer velocity parameterisations); iii) ocean-atmosphere exchange of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide; iv) ocean atmosphere exchange of particles and v) current and future data collection and synthesis efforts. The scope of the book extends to the biogeochemical responses to emitted / deposite...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 315 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2017 onward  

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds

by Kaoru Nakata and Hiroya Sugisaki

This book presents the results from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency’s 3-year intensive monitoring of radionuclides in a variety of fish, plankton, benthos, and their living environments after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in March 2011. The book reveals the dynamics of contamination processes in marine and freshwater fish, mediated by the contamination of water, sediments, and food organisms; it also clarifies the mechanisms by which large variations in the level of contamination occurs among individual fish. Most importantly, the book includes a large amount of original measurement data collected in situ and for the first time assesses diffusion of radiocesium across the Pacific using both in situ data and a numerical simulation model. Also introduced ...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 238 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2017 onward  

Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities: A Global Assessment

by Thomas Elmqvist and Michail Fragkias

Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on, and have impacts on, the biosphere at different scales from local to global. The book is a global assessment and delivers four main conclusions:Urban areas are expanding faster than urban populations. Half the increase in urban land across the world over the next 20 years will occur in Asia, with the most extensive change expected to take place in India and China Urban areas modify their local and regional climate through the urban heat island effect and by altering precipitation patterns, which together will have significant impacts on net primary production, ecos...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Mathematics
Size: 755 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 December 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

BioCoder #5: Fall 2014

by Inc. O'Reilly Media

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You’ll discover:Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that’s interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We’d like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we’ll worry about that after we’ve got a few issues under our belt.If you’d like to contribute, send email to BioCoder@oreilly.com. Tell us what you’d like to do, and we...

Genre: Computing, Microsoft, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 71 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 December 2017 onward  

BioCoder #9: October 2015

by O'Reilly Media Inc.

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You’ll discover:Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that’s interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We’d like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we’ll worry about that after we’ve got a few issues under our belt.If you’d like to contribute, send email to BioCoder@oreilly.com. Tell us what you’d like to do, and we...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 60 pages
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