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On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

Toby Tyrrell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121581
eISBN:
9781400847914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121581.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

One of the enduring questions about our planet is how it has remained continuously habitable over vast stretches of geological time despite the fact that its atmosphere and climate are potentially ... More


Appalachia: Gathered at the River

Sam Adams

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Water shaped every aspect of Appalachian Kentucky, from the rugged hills and hollows to the rugged people. It formed the coal that drew northeastern investors to the area in the early 20th century, ... More


Springs Geology

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the geological context of Florida’s springs and the St. Johns River valley. This provides a basis for understanding the abundance of springs in Florida and the forces that drive ... More


A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


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