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The Resource Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan

Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan

Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world
Title
Air
Title remainder
the restless shaper of the world
Statement of responsibility
William Bryant Logan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the science of the air we breathe and how the smallest molecular changes in composition can make the difference between life and death
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Logan, William Bryant
Dewey number
551.5
Index
index present
LC call number
QC866
LC item number
.L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air
  • Air
  • Atmosphere
Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Floating-- Darwin's dust -- The spore sucker -- Where fungi are -- Splash, fire, blow, fling -- The ergot of the rye -- Lifted, lofted, and living -- The pollen rain -- Invisible cities -- Is the furniture poison? -- The air after 9/11 -- Spinning -- Weaving -- Vortices -- Ground truth -- El Greco's clouds -- The big mistake -- The forecasters -- The weather on D-Day -- Forcing -- The winds -- Firestorm -- Flying -- Dragged aloft -- Saab in flight -- The common crane -- Stall practice -- The bat, the bee, the bar-headed goose -- The lee wave -- The wind riders -- What now? -- Telling -- The wilderness of pheromones -- Mother and child communion -- Allure -- The atmosphere of the beloved -- Zooming in -- Aphids in the invisible world -- The bolas spider -- Calling -- What is sound? -- Parrot duets -- The answered question -- Nothing in it but what goes through it -- Enchanted -- Sonata form and chaos -- The Aeolian harp -- Breathing -- The tarpon's breath -- Fenchel's dance -- The quantity of breath -- Fogging the mirror -- Shall these bones live? -- Shining -- Why the daytime sky is light -- There is only one sun -- The sap rising -- The air is a slow cold flame
Control code
ocn755704968
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780393067989
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012013823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1099126
  • (Sirsi) o755704968
  • (OCoLC)755704968
Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Floating-- Darwin's dust -- The spore sucker -- Where fungi are -- Splash, fire, blow, fling -- The ergot of the rye -- Lifted, lofted, and living -- The pollen rain -- Invisible cities -- Is the furniture poison? -- The air after 9/11 -- Spinning -- Weaving -- Vortices -- Ground truth -- El Greco's clouds -- The big mistake -- The forecasters -- The weather on D-Day -- Forcing -- The winds -- Firestorm -- Flying -- Dragged aloft -- Saab in flight -- The common crane -- Stall practice -- The bat, the bee, the bar-headed goose -- The lee wave -- The wind riders -- What now? -- Telling -- The wilderness of pheromones -- Mother and child communion -- Allure -- The atmosphere of the beloved -- Zooming in -- Aphids in the invisible world -- The bolas spider -- Calling -- What is sound? -- Parrot duets -- The answered question -- Nothing in it but what goes through it -- Enchanted -- Sonata form and chaos -- The Aeolian harp -- Breathing -- The tarpon's breath -- Fenchel's dance -- The quantity of breath -- Fogging the mirror -- Shall these bones live? -- Shining -- Why the daytime sky is light -- There is only one sun -- The sap rising -- The air is a slow cold flame
Control code
ocn755704968
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780393067989
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012013823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1099126
  • (Sirsi) o755704968
  • (OCoLC)755704968

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