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From Insularity to Islandness: Fractals, Fuzzy Borders, and the Fourth Dimension

Johannes Riquet

in The Aesthetics of Island Space: Perception, Ideology, Geopoetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832409
eISBN:
9780191886324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832409.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 draws on (post-)phenomenology, ecocriticism, and Benoît Mandelbrot’s fractal geometry to examine a set of diaries and memoirs from the US–Canadian border region in the Pacific Northwest ... More


Escalating the DDT Issue with More Court Cases

Charles F. Wurster

in DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

While HEW and USDA pondered these appellate court decisions, we turned our attention to several more local DDT problems. From a New York Times article (May 3, 1970), we learned that the Olin ... More


The Long Way Home

Peter Thomson

in Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

A Friday in July . . . Boston is a tangle of cranes and earthmovers, half-built flyovers and half-dug trenches and a huge steel snake slithering along the narrowest of paths through the ... More


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