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Brief History of the Air

Brief History of the Air


C. Simonnet

Edition 2014

Air may well be what we breathe and gives us life, but it is also a category of thought, views, science and art. As such, it is the subject of representation, knowledge and experience. Air has inspired mythologies, religions, has found philosophies, has engendered sciences (chemistry, medicine) and inspired artists; it has lent itself to being conquered, has been domesticated, tampered with and even poisoned.


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Forêts de protection contre les aléas naturels

Forêts de protection contre les aléas naturels

Diagnoses and Strategies


J. Ladier, A. Hurand, F. Berger, G. Calès, S. Simon-Teissier, F. Rey

Edition 2009

The advanced age of the forests that serve to protect against natural hazards suggests that they may become unstable in the near future. This illustrated guide should help forest managers renew the plant cover in these forests at a reasonable cost.


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La foret face aux tempetes

La foret face aux tempetes


Y. Birot, I. Bonhême, G. Landmann

Edition 2009

Why are forest ecosystems so vulnerable to storms? Why do such events occur? How can we reduce their effects? This book gives the scientific community's answers to those questions.


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Marine renewable energies

Marine renewable energies

Prospective Foresight Study for 2030


D. Lacroix, Ouvrage collectif, M. Paillard, V. Lamblin

Edition 2009

L'océan est un immense réservoir d'énergies renouvelables, comme le vent, les courants, les marées, les vagues, et ainsi de suite. Comme d'autres nations maritimes en Europe, la France dispose d'un potentiel important de développement de ces sources d'énergie, en particulier à l'étranger.


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Énergies renouvelables marines

Énergies renouvelables marines

Prospective Foresight Study for 2030


D. Lacroix, Ouvrage collectif, M. Paillard, V. Lamblin

Edition 2009

The ocean is a huge reservoir of renewable energy sources, such as wind, currents, tides, waves, and so on. Like other maritime nations in Europe, France enjoys significant potential to develop these energy sources, especially overseas.


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Bioclimatologie

Bioclimatologie

Concepts and Applications


S. de Parcevaux, L. Huber

Edition 2008

This guide sets out the physical and biological bases of bioclimatology, a discipline that looks at climate-type factors and their relations with the living world. It gives many examples of applications, and also includes exercises.


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2 - courants,  vagues et marées : les mouvements de l'eau

2 - courants, vagues et marées : les mouvements de l'eau


P. Le Hir

Edition 2004

Water circulation in the Seine estuary is controlled by physical forcings (tide, wind, waves and fresh water input) and bottom morphology. Effects of these forcings are successively reviewed. Characterized by a long high water slack at the mouth, the ...


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