Ice Diving Operations by Walt Hendrick

By Walt Hendrick

This paintings is designed to fill the void in each one schooling for some of the most technical forms of diving. this article is written for either game and public safeguard divers; the ebook meets the necessity of either markets to create a uniform set of tactics and guidance to satisfy NFPA and OSHA criteria. Contents: advent - Ice Diving: an Operation body of workers Certification Ice classes and coaching gear Tethering chilly tension, Immersion Hypothermia, Drowning, and different Immersion elements chilly rigidity, Immersion Hypothermia, Drowning reputation, and primary relief Ice Diving approaches Spring Pre-Planning for secure Ice Diving Operations leisure and Public safeguard Diving education websites Communications Public safeguard Diving Operations Contingency making plans for Underwater Emergencies Appendices

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One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility by Zack Furness

By Zack Furness

Even if hundreds of thousands of individuals within the usa like to trip bicycles for workout or rest, facts express that just one consistent with cent of the complete U.S. inhabitants experience bicycles for transportation - and infrequently part as many use motorcycles to travel to paintings. In his unique and fascinating booklet, "One much less Car", Zack Furness examines what it ability traditionally, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist. featuring an underground lifestyle of motorbike fans who aggressively withstand vehicle tradition, Furness maps out the cultural trajectories among mobility, expertise, city house and way of life. He connects bicycling to radical politics, public demonstrations, replacement media creation (e.g., 'zines), in addition to to the advance of neighborhood courses in the course of the international. "One much less motor vehicle" additionally positions the bicycle as an item with which to research and critique many of the dominant cultural and political formations within the U.S. - or even breaks down limitations of race, type and gender privilege which are interconnected to mobility. For Furness, bicycles not just free up humans from expertise, additionally they help social and environmental justice. So, he asks, why are usually not extra american citizens adopting them for his or her transportation wishes?

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Birds of Melanesia Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu, and New by Guy C. L. Dutson

By Guy C. L. Dutson

Birds of Melanesia Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia (Princeton box publications)
Melanesia harbors an grand diversity of endemic chicken species and subspecies, lots of that are poorly identified.
Birds of Melanesia is the 1st accomplished box consultant to all 501 species present in the Bismarck Archipelago, Bougainville, the Solomons, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.
This fantastically illustrated consultant positive factors 86 colour plates that depict virtually each species--including many endemic subspecies--and a few of the plates are prepared by way of island team for simple reference.
Detailed species debts describe key id positive factors and distribution, in addition to key gains for all subspecies.
Distribution bars also are given for all species other than severe vagrants.

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Cross Country Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine by Heikki Rusko

By Heikki Rusko

The Handbooks of activities drugs and technological know-how current uncomplicated medical and clinical info in a transparent type and layout as with regards to particular activities occasions drawn from the Olympic summer season and wintry weather video games. each one instruction manual is written by means of a small crew of specialists co-ordinated by way of an editor who's across the world revered and regarded within the specific game task.

Each quantity provides updated info at the easy biology of the game, conditioning thoughts, food, and the clinical features of damage prevention, remedy, and rehabilitation.

This instruction manual will represent the main whole and authoritative resource of knowledge in life as regards the medical and medical elements of go nation snowboarding: body structure, meals, biomechanics, damage prevention, remedy and care of clinical difficulties, and conditioning for competition.

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Swan (Reaktion Books - Animal) by Peter Young

By Peter Young

The smooth winged type of the swan has encouraged artworks from fairy stories to ballets, and its profile is famous instantly by way of even the main cursory of chicken admirers. Now the most recent addition to Reaktion’s acclaimed Animal sequence examines the attention-grabbing tale in the back of this based bird.The ordinary heritage of the swan is strangely complicated, as Peter younger unearths, delving into the bird’s habitat and feeding conduct, the physiological information of the 8 surviving species and a number of other extinct ones, the bird’s strength and patience, and the formation flying that enables them to preserve strength and fly nice distances with pace. Swan supplies equivalent remedy to the lengthy and wealthy function of the swan in human tradition, from the Greek fantasy of Leda and the Swan to the bird’s portrayal in sculpture, furnishings, and model identify trademarks. younger additionally information the demanding situations dealing with conservation efforts to guard swans from human intake and fabric goods.An engrossing account, Swan might be a welcome boost to the bookshelf of all who appreciate this gorgeous poultry.

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50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving by Dag Pike

By Dag Pike

This is a ebook approximately sensible powerboat using in boats huge and small, working at speeds among 20 and a hundred knots. it really is approximately options which can purely be picked up from experience—practical how one can make your riding more secure, more uncomplicated and higher, regardless of the conditions.

This ebook begins the place so much different books end. you've gotten learnt the $64000 fundamentals of powerboat riding, yet now it is time to see find out how to translate those fundamentals into sensible dealing with innovations so that you can use to offer a greater journey and feature a smoother passage. With assistance from this ebook, readers will choose up professional counsel such as

  • Handling a quick boat in waves and head seas
  • Matching reaction occasions to sea conditions
  • Using the throttle to impact trim

    50 how you can increase Your Powerboat Driving distils Dag Pike's event won from over 50 years of riding an entire variety of craft from high-speed powerboats and lifeboats to ships. Written by way of probably the most skilled powerboat...

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    Hummingbirds: A Wildlife Handbook (Johnson Nature Series) by Kim Long

    By Kim Long

    A mix of illustrated box consultant, truth publication, and folklore assortment, "Hummingbirds" is a brand new form of natural world publication. This concise, illustrated instruction manual offers a correct, informative portrait of hummingbirds of their average habitat, alongside with an exam in their courting to guy. America’s most well-liked chicken, the hummingbird can be specified to this hemisphere. local cultures—including Aztec, Mayan, and North American Indian—have lengthy respected this tiny creature for its extraordinary iridescent shades and fearless habit. as soon as killed via the thousands to supply feathers for ecu models, hummingbirds—noted for being the smallest birds with the most important appetites—are now a favourite of yard fowl watchers in North the USA. "Hummingbirds" is a trouble-free advisor to those winged creatures, offering an illustrated exam in their habit, biology, and person features. a pragmatic source for either the yard and the sector.

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