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The physical environment

D. Dudley Williams

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter first considers the underlying hydrological processes that result in the formation of temporary water bodies. The components of subsurface water are defined, and the origins of pond ... More


Layered structures

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Some layered structures offer separate reflections from adjacent surfaces. In this way interior imaging of semiconductor devices allows failure analysis before opening up the packaging. This can be ... More


Roman-Dutch Law, Custodianship, and the African Subsurface: The South African and Namibian Experiences

Hanri Mostert and Meyer van den Berg

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the regulatory frameworks for exploitation of subsurface energy resources in South Africa and Namibia. It considers the extent to which the principles of the ‘mixed’ legal ... More


They Would Have Ended by Burning Their Own Globe

Karen Pinkus

in Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282128
eISBN:
9780823286034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282128.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A speculative essay that asks how we might read Jules Verne’s The Black Indies (Les indes noires) (1877), and especially its fantasies about coal, during the time of climate change. The chapter ... More


The Application of Magnetic Prospecting Methods on the 1863 Bivouacs of the 2nd Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade

Peter Leach, Kerri Holland, and Joseph F. Balicki

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological investigation of American Civil War campsites, in both permanent and field camp settings, provides an intimate look into regimental constituents, camp life, and camp layout. A large ... More


Colonization and dispersal in shallow subterranean habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Colonization and dispersal has four parts: (1) causes of colonization; (2) success of colonizations; (3) the role of extinction of surface populations in speciation; and (4) the extent of subsurface ... More


The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Donald N. Zillman, Aileen McHarg, Adrian Bradbrook, and Lila Barrera-Hernandez (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

While energy has been extracted from the ground for two centuries, recent years have seen transformative changes to how easy it is to access underground energy resources. This book investigates the ... More


Carbon Capture and Storage Development in China

Wang Mingyuan and Jin Feng

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Subsurface energy activities will play a major role in China's response to both energy needs and environmental impacts. China offers rich potential for shale gas development as well as the potential ... More


Disputes Between the Owners of Different Subsurface Resources

Nigel Bankes

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines disputes between the owners of different subsurface resources. It draws on examples from Canada and especially from the Province of Alberta, which has a long history of oil and ... More


Spain’s Approach to New Technologies: From Underground Structures to Carbon Dioxide Storage

Iñigo del Guayo and José Alenza

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the evolution of the legal framework for underground activities in Spain. It discusses the conversion of the general mining law into supplementary law; the European law on carbon ... More


Civil Law Treatment of the Subsurface in Latin American Countries

José Juan González

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the treatment of subsurface property rights in Latin American countries. It shows that in Latin American civil law there is no fragmentation between land property and subsurface ... More


Energy Underground: What’s International Law Got to Do With It?

Catherine Redgwell and Lavanya Rajamani

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the international law applicable to ‘energy underground’. It considers the extent to which existing treaty and customary law, as well as soft law, are adequate for the ... More


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