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Lipids: Hydrocarbons

Thomas S. Bianchi and Elizabeth A. Canuel

in Chemical Biomarkers in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134147
eISBN:
9781400839100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134147.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines hydrocarbons present in the environment and derived from natural and anthropogenic sources. Since the industrial revolution, the abundance of hydrocarbons derived from ... More


Anthropogenic Markers

Thomas S. Bianchi and Elizabeth A. Canuel

in Chemical Biomarkers in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134147
eISBN:
9781400839100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134147.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the application of anthropogenic compounds as biomarkers. Since World War II, human activities have introduced a wide array of compounds into the environment, including ... More


Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More


Nestmate Recognition

Patrizia d'Ettorre and Alain Lenoir

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

The ability to recognize group members is a key characteristic of social life. Ants are typically very efficient in recognizing non‐group members and they aggressively reject them in order to protect ... More


Titan, Moons, and Small Planets

Andrew P. Ingersoll

in Planetary Climates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145044
eISBN:
9781400848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145044.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the hydrologic cycle on Saturn's moon Titan, which has an atmosphere of nitrogen and methane. Titan is an evolving atmosphere, close to the lower size limit of objects that can ... More


SOME TYPICAL REACTION MECHANISMS

C. N. Hinshelwood

in The Structure of Physical Chemistry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570257
eISBN:
9780191717659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570257.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses mechanisms of chemical reactions. Topics covered include first-order reactions, second-order reactions, reactions with fractional orders, third-order reactions, unimolecular ... More


Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More


Poisoning and Pharmacology

Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel (eds)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199680269
eISBN:
9780191918360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Current

Christine Folch

in Hydropolitics: The Itaipu Dam, Sovereignty, and the Engineering of Modern South America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691186603
eISBN:
9780691197524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691186603.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that Itaipú power is politics in consideration of the engineering necessary to generate current. As Itaipú became steadily more important to Paraguayan politics and economics ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Constructive Molecular Dynamics Lattice Gases: Three-Dimensional Molecular Self-Assembly

Martin Nilsson and Steen Rasmussen

in New Constructions in Cellular Automata

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195137170
eISBN:
9780197561652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195137170.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

Realistic molecular dynamics and self-assembly is represented in a lattice simulation where water, water-hydrocarbons, and water-amphiphilic systems are investigated. ... More


Towards an International Law for the Conservation of Offshore Hydrocarbon Resources within the Continental Shelf?

David M Ong

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The evolution of the modern international law of the sea has been particularly sensitive to, and influenced by, developments in scientific knowledge and technology. An obvious example of this is in ... More


Delivering the Good

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Why did I choose to end this book with the Gila River Indian Community’s effort to win back its water? Because it is a parable about how democracy and its courts can ... More


Are We There Yet? The Long Road to South America's Energy Future

Lila K. Barrera-Hernández

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the future of South America's (SA) energy sector. The idea of looking beyond a carbon economy assumes that countries are focusing their efforts on alternatives to fossil fuels. ... More


Heavy Duty Transition Fuels: Oil Sands and Heavy Oil

Alastair R. Lucas, Chidinma B. Tbmpson, and Olurotimi Williams Daudu

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In the early twenty-first century, there are signs of a shift away from petroleum to various forms of renewable energy; energy conservation is high on government agendas, and ‘unconventional’ ... More


Biofuels: EU Law and Policy

Iñigo Del Guayo

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the current review of the existing policy and legal framework, laid down in 2003, for the promotion of the production and use of biofuels in the European Union (EU). Within a ... More


Energy Resources Management in Russia: Policy and Law

Irina Krasnova

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the fuel and energy sectors in Russia with emphasis on energy policy and legislation. It examines the traditional hydrocarbons, hydropower, nuclear energy, and alternative ... More


The Risk and Reward of Sunlight

Ben McFarland

in A World From Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190275013
eISBN:
9780197559604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275013.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Three billion years ago, the Earth may have been a pale orange dot. The first atmosphere was rich in methane and related hydrocarbons, which covered the globe with an ... More


The Toxicity of Organophosphate Chemicals

Frederick Rowe Davis

in Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205176
eISBN:
9780300210378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205176.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines organophosphate insecticides, focusing on DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons. These chemicals demanded novel toxicological techniques and strategies. During World War II, ... More


Multidecadal Drought Cycles in South-Central New Mexico: Patterns and Consequences

Bruce T. Milne and Douglas I. Moore

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Extreme, regional droughts are the most common form of disturbance in semiarid ecosystems typified by relatively slow recovery rates. Drought-driven ... More


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