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Wine Words

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The large and growing wine vocabulary is analyzed into its major categories: acidity, sweetness, balance, age, astringency, body, nose, finish, effervescence, and evaluation. The vocabulary of most ... More


“Natural Capital” Revisited

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A long tradition is based on the widespread view of natural capital as a stock of exhaustible resources. Yet to properly take account of contemporary environmental issues, economists must go beyond ... More


MODELLING THE H-BOND BY THERMODYNAMIC METHODS

Gastone Gilli and Paola Gilli

in The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558964
eISBN:
9780191720949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558964.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Acid-base parameters of donors (D-H) and acceptors (:A) are crucial in any D-H···:A bond in view of the hypothesis that the difference ΔPA = PA(D-) - PA(:A) or ΔpKa = pKa(D-H) - pKa(A-H+) drive ... More


Stuck in the Muck: Bogs and Fens

Catherine Owen Koning, Sharon M. Ashworth, and Catherine Owen Koning

in Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Bogs and fens are peatlands, which have different water sources and ecological development. Researchers use cues from the vegetation zonation and species to understand the hydrology, history and ... More


Emerging Pollutants

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on a broad range of lesser known and recent pollutants that affect aquatic organisms. These chemicals, found in groundwater and surface water, include many human-synthesized ... More


Low-Basicity and Low-Polarity Aprotic Solvents

Brian G. Cox

in Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670512
eISBN:
9780199670512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670512.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Low-basicity and low-polarity aprotic solvents, including importantly acetonitrile and tetrahydrofuran, are poor at solvating both anions and cations. Dissociation constants are consequently very ... More


‘Solved’ problems?

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

in Marine Pollution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Human wastewater (sewage) has been entering the sea for as long as there has been a coastal population and ice cores now show significant long-range movement of metal wastes dating from at least the ... More


Liquids

I. David Brown

in The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198742951
eISBN:
9780191802935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742951.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The bond valence model applies to the chemistry of liquids as well as solids. Although the bond valence model applies to all liquids (Section 6.6), the properties of aqueous solutions are ... More


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