the north water

Book Title : The North Water
Author : Ian McGuire
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release Date : 2016-03-15
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9781627795951
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year National Bestseller Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Winner of the RSL Encore Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Named a Best Book of the Year by Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, New Statesman, Publishers Weekly, and Chicago Public Library Behold the man: stinking, drunk, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler bound for the rich hunting waters of the arctic circle. Also aboard for the first time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money, and no better option than to sail as the ship's medic on this violent, filthy, and ill-fated voyage. In India, during the Siege of Delhi, Sumner thought he had experienced the depths to which man can stoop. He had hoped to find temporary respite on the Volunteer, but rest proves impossible with Drax on board. The discovery of something evil in the hold rouses Sumner to action. And as the confrontation between the two men plays out amid the freezing darkness of an arctic winter, the fateful question arises: who will survive until spring? With savage, unstoppable momentum and the blackest wit, Ian McGuire's The North Water weaves a superlative story of humanity under the most extreme conditions.

Book Title : Water Quality in the Red River of the North Basin Minnesota North Dakota and South Dakota 1992 95
Author : Jeffrey D. Stoner
Publisher : U S Geological Survey
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 33
ISBN : UCR:31210020733307
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Book Title : Polynyas Windows to the World
Author : Walker O. Smith, Jr.
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2007-07-09
Pages : 474
ISBN : 0080522939
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Polynyas are relatively ice-free regions when compared to the areas around them, and have been suggested as being foci for energy transfer between the atmosphere and ocean, ice “factories , and critical areas with respect to polar ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles. This volume presents an integrated, multidisciplinary review of polynyas in both the Arctic and Antarctic. It emphasizes the meteorology, ice dynamics, oceanography, biological components, chemistry, and modeling of these systems, particularly with respect to their roles in polar processes and distributions. The various interactions within polynyas, particularly between the physical forcing and biological responses, is emphasized, as are the potential changes in polynyas that might occur under a climate regime that is rapidly changing. The authors of the reviews are leaders among their respective countries in polynya research, and all are internationally recognized. * Addresses the findings from actively researched polynyas and reports on the new understandings of polar systems that have evolved from these studies * Includes topics from meteorology to physics to biology and chemistry, and seeks to integrate them into a synthetic assessment * Provides material from both the Arctic and Antarctic, which is highly unusual in books of this type

Book Title : Sailing directions for the North East North and North West coasts of Ireland partly drawn up by W Mudge completed by G A Frazer
Author : William MUDGE (Colonel, F.R.S.)
Publisher :
Release Date : 1842
Pages :
ISBN : BL:A0019018610
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Book Title : China Focus
Author : Xiaohuan Su
Publisher : 五洲传播出版社
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 114
ISBN : 7508502299
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : On the Mechanics of the Fast Ice in the North Water Area
Author : Hajime Ito
Publisher :
Release Date : 1979
Pages : 436
ISBN : OCLC:163747967
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Book Title : Environmental Issues in China Today
Author : Hidefumi Imura
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2013-07-01
Pages : 148
ISBN : 9784431541202
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Economic development and environmental issues in China are attracting more and more attention internationally as the country’s large population and vast demands for food, energy, water, minerals, and other resources play an increasingly important role in deciding the fate of the world. There is great interest in learning more about environmental issues in China, but it is not easy to obtain accurate, relevant information because the issues are diverse and are complex phenomena resulting from the interconnections among natural resource constraints and political, social, and institutional systems. This book originally was published in Japanese with the aim of providing Japanese readers with a holistic picture of what was taking place in China with respect to its air, water, energy, and land. The author then prepared an English edition of the same material to use as a book of readings for the Global Environmental Leaders Program at Nagoya University, where he taught many students from Asia and Europe. The book covers the most important environmental issues in China—climatic change, water, air, energy, and resources—together with ongoing policy responses, based on the author’s active involvement in a number of study projects and international cooperation projects in that country. This volume will help readers to understand the causes and results of environmental problems in China and will encourage them to think more deeply about the environmental implications of the country’s rapid economic growth.

Book Title : Policies Drain the North China Plain
Author : Eloise Kendy
Publisher : IWMI
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 45
ISBN : 9789290905172
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The report examines the relationships between agricultural policies in the North China Plain, the approaches to water management that evolved from them, the quantity of water that was actually used, and the consequent groundwater depletion beneath Luancheng County, Hebei Province, from 1949 to 2000. To systematically address these relationships, we use a comprehensive water-balance approach. Our results indicate that a single, longstanding policy-that of using groundwater to meet the crop-water requirements not supplied by precipitation-is responsible for the steady rate of groundwater decline.

Book Title : On the Mechanics of the Fast Ice in the North Water Area
Author : Hajime Itō
Publisher :
Release Date : 1981
Pages :
ISBN : OCLC:715115844
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Book Title : A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland
Author : Nicholas Carlisle
Publisher :
Release Date : 1813
Pages : 56
ISBN : MINN:31951002370928C
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