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By Stewart, Iain
Scotsman Ewan MacBride and German Peter Baum, both have 'histories' from their homelands that force them to stow away aboard a ship bound for Canada. With skills in blacksmithing and cooperage, the two men soon forge a brotherly friendship and...
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En Plein Air: Light & Color introduces beginning artists to a variety of techniques for painting on location to capture mood, create atmosphere, and convey emotion.
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By Mills, Gerald; Stewart, Iain
The Urban Heat Island provides both simple instructions for measurement and analysis of the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon, as well as greater context as to what a UHI means and the impacts it can have. With this further understanding, research on urban heat islands can impac...t a wide range of climate mitigation and adaptation programs including city greening, changing surface albedo and permeable paving. The Urban Heat Island empowers readers to to work within a set of guidelines which will enable direct comparisons of urban development across multiple environments. This type of systematic classification will open the door to true global comparisons of climate change effects on urban areas, so they can be examined more directly, and the impact of urban planning and design strategies in different environments can be evaluated for their effectiveness at mitigating these changes.Read more
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