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Birds In Flight

Author : Carrol L. Henderson
ISBN : 9781616731397
Genre : Nature
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They soar and they glide, they flap and they flutter, they swoop and they plummet. Solo or en masse, in formation or pas de deux, birds in flight are in their element, their airborne behavior as varied and distinctive as their plumage. In this book, wildlife biologist Carrol Henderson, a twenty-year veteran of bird-watching around the globe, offers his insights into spotting and identifying birds in flight. With 150 of Henderson’s exquisite close-up photographs of airborne birds, as well as diagrams illustrating the principles of flight and detailed information based on firsthand research, this book is as informative as it is simply delightful to look at. The singular beauty of an iridescent hummingbird pollinating a flower, the majesty of a condor soaring above the Andes, the impressive spectacle of migrating geese in Minnesota, black storks in Kenya, or Swainson’s hawks in Bolivia: in your back yard or far afield, this guide lets you enjoy the beauty of birds taking wing while learning the fascinating science of how, precisely, birds fly.
Category: Nature

On Feathered Wings

Author : Richard Ettlinger
ISBN : UCSC:32106017054682
Genre : Nature
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When we imagine birds, we think of them soaring through the sky, high above our heads--yet photographs of birds in the air are surprisingly rare. On Feathered Wings features the work of seven photographers who have spent their lives camping out, donning waders, and lying in wait for the greatest shots of birds doing what they do best: flying! Selected by birder and photographer Richard Ettlinger, these gorgeous, often thrilling images show hunters, migrators, waterfowl, and songbirds living on the wing: hunting, feeding, fighting, traveling, or just gliding along. An essay by Ettlinger gives an overview of the mechanics and evolution of bird flight. From falcons and eagles to swallows and hummingbirds, On Feathered Wings serves up a rich collection of images that is sure to delight birders both novice and veteran, and anyone who has ever looked to the skies in wonder.
Category: Nature

Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Author : G Ram Mohana Reddy
ISBN : 9781498746878
Genre : Computers
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In recent years, a lot of work has been done in an effort to incorporate Swarm Intelligence (SI) techniques in building an adaptive routing protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs). Since centralized approach for routing in MANETs generally lacks in scalability and fault-tolerance, SI techniques provide a natural solution through a distributed approach for the adaptive routing for MANETs. In SI techniques, the captivating features of insects or mammals are correlated with the real world problems to find solutions. Recently, several applications of bio-inspired and nature-inspired algorithms in telecommunications and computer networks have achieved remarkable success. The main aims/objectives of this book, "Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Bio-Inspired Quality of Service Aware Routing Protocols", are twofold; firstly it clearly distinguishes between principles of traditional routing protocols and SI based routing protocols, while explaining in detail the analogy between MANETs and SI principles. Secondly, it presents the readers with important Quality of Service (QoS) parameters and explains how SI based routing protocols achieves QoS demands of the applications. This book also gives quantitative and qualitative analysis of some of the SI based routing protocols for MANETs.
Category: Computers


Author : Caroline Arnold
ISBN : 9781607342076
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An introduction to the science that explains how birds fly.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bird S Eye View

Author : Ann Eriksson
ISBN : 9781459821552
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Wild birds are everywhere, from the dry deserts to the icy poles. We see them soaring overhead, paddling across water, flitting through trees, pecking at the ground or our backyard bird feeders and singing from fence posts. Birds contribute to the health of the planet and provide pleasure for millions of people, but wild birds are in trouble. Today, almost 200 bird species are critically endangered. They are threatened by habitat loss, invasive species, climate change, pesticides, plastics in the environment, human-made structures and other animals. Bird’s Eye View looks at why wild birds are important, why they need help and what young people all over the world are doing and can do to give wild birds a boost.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Mobile Wave

Author : Michael Saylor
ISBN : 9780306822988
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 47.3 MB
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Smart phones are just the beginning . . . A tech exec’s New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking analysis of the impact of mobile intelligence. With the perspective of a historian, the precision of a technologist, and the pragmatism of a CEO, Michael J. Saylor of MicroStrategy provides a panoramic view of the future mobile world. He describes how: A Harvard education will be available to anyone with the touch of a screen. Cash will become virtual software and crime proof. Cars, homes, fruit, animals, and more will be tagged so they can tell you about themselves. Buying an item will be as easy as pointing our mobile device to scan and pay. Land and capital will become more of a liability than an asset. Social mobile media will push all businesses to think and act like software companies. Employment will shift as more service-oriented jobs are automated by mobile software. Products, businesses, industries, economies, and even society will be altered forever as the Mobile wave washes over us and changes the landscape. With so much change, The Mobile Wave is a guidebook for individuals, business leaders, and public figures who must navigate the new terrain as mobile intelligence changes everything. “The visionary picture he paints of the future is captivating, informative, and thought-provoking . . . Readers will be able understand and appreciate his clear and engaging exploration of a complex, red-hot, and thoroughly up-to-the minute topic.”—USA Today “A thoughtful romp across invention and innovation.”—Fortune “A blueprint for impending change and a sober warning for the laggards who resist it.”—
Category: Technology & Engineering

Taking Wing

Author : Pat Shipman
ISBN : 9780684849652
Genre : Science
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Examines the scientific implications and continuing controversy over Archaeopteryx, a bird-reptile fossil discovered 130 years ago that many scientists believe offers tangible proof of Darwin's theory of evolution
Category: Science

Conservation Of Tropical Birds

Author : Navjot S. Sodhi
ISBN : 1444342592
Genre : Science
File Size : 81.28 MB
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Conservation of Tropical Birds has been written by four conservation biologists whose expertise spans all the tropical regions of the world. It is the first book to cover all the major issues in tropical bird conservation. Current problems faced by tropical bird conservationists are summarised and potential solutions outlined based on the results of case studies. Birds are key indicators of ecosystem health, and such a well-studied group of organisms, that they provide an excellent lens through which to examine global conservation problems caused by phenomena such as climate change, declines in ecosystem services, habitat loss, fires, overexploitation, and invasive species. Therefore, the book also provides an engaging synopsis of the general issues in conservation and the problems faced by other wildlife. This book serves as an important resource and companion to all people interested in observing and conserving birds in the tropics and elsewhere.
Category: Science

Birds Flying Home

Author : Carol Ann Frazer
ISBN : 1843862972
Genre :
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Scientific And Technical Aerospace Reports

Author :
ISBN : UIUC:30112075701299
Genre : Aeronautics
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Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.
Category: Aeronautics

Kites Birds Stuff Vickers Aircraft

Author : P. D. Stemp
ISBN : 9781447805618
Genre : History
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One of the early pioneering aviation companies of Great Britain, during the early part of the 20th. century. A comprehensive study of this British manufacturer. Containing around six hundred and nineteen individual aircraft details. Around three hundred and eight pictures and one hundred and sixteen plan diagrams.
Category: History

Flight Calls

Author : John R. Nelson
ISBN : 1625344708
Genre :
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The paths of different birds look like double helixes, flowing strands of hair, and migrating serpents, and they beckon with calls that have definite meanings. These mysterious creatures inspire growing numbers of birders in their passionate pursuit of new species, and writer John R. Nelson is no exception. In Flight Calls, he takes readers on explorations to watch, hear, and know Massachusetts's hummingbirds, hawks, and herons along the coasts and in the woodlands, meadows, and marshes of Cape Ann, Cape Cod, the Great Marsh, Mount Auburn Cemetery, the Quabbin wilderness, Mount Wachusett, and elsewhere. With style, humor, and a sense of wonder, Nelson blends his field adventures with a history of the birding community; natural and cultural history; bird stories from authors such as Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Mary Oliver; current scientific research; and observations about the fascinating habits of birds and their admirers. These essays are capped off with a plea for bird conservation, in Massachusetts and beyond.

Flightless Birds

Author : Clive Roots
ISBN : 0313335451
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 30.66 MB
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Explores the flightlessness of wild birds whose ancestors could fly; discusses how their abilities changed due to evolution; and details the birds' habitat, range, physiology, food, breeding, predation, and threats.
Category: Business & Economics

Kites Birds Stuff Aircraft Of Germany N To Z

Author : P. D. Stemp
ISBN : 9781291292701
Genre : Reference
File Size : 32.62 MB
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The aviation history of German aircraft from the very early days to the present. Details on around two hundred and seventy seven aircraft. From the 1st. World War types and the 2nd. World War aircraft. Fighters, bombers, reconnaissance, trainers and civil types. Landplanes, seaplanes, airships, rockets, bombs - lots of stuff. An archive of information. The series of books comes in four volumes. In this volume some of the larger companies include: - Platz - Rhein-Flugzeugbau - Rohrbach - Rumpler - Sablatnig - Scheibe- Schutte - Siemens-Schuckert - Zeppelin + plus many other. There are around 277 pictures & 96 plan diagrams. Details on around four hundred and sixty two individual aircraft - Enjoy
Category: Reference


Author : Carla M. Pacis
ISBN : UOM:39015052363051
Genre : Children's literature
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Category: Children's literature

Nature S Flyers

Author : David E. Alexander
ISBN : 0801880599
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.5 MB
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'Nature's Flyers' is a detailed account of the current scientific understanding of the primary aspects of flight in nature. The author explains the physical basis of flight, drawing upon bats, birds, insects, pterosaurs and even winged seeds.
Category: Medical

Epri Journal

Author : Electric Power Research Institute
ISBN : UCSD:31822004339750
Genre : Electric power
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Category: Electric power

Go Mobile

Author : Jeanne Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118239544
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84.93 MB
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Set-up, run, and measure successful mobile media marketingcampaigns Go Mobile is packed with tools, tips, and techniques thatwill help readers set-up, launch, run, and measure mobile mediacampaigns. This book will help readers understand the differentmobile media platforms, learn how to us SMS for business,incorporate 2D and QR Codes into their campaigns, develop mobilewebsites and mobile apps, see case studies, and much more. Go Mobile offers practical, step-by-step guidance forimplementing a mobile marketing campaign. Readers will learn howto: Use location-based marketing to get new customers and keepexisting ones Integrate social media with your mobile media campaign Use mobile E-commerce to improve brand loyalty Measure the ROI of a mobile media campaign Develop mobile media business models you can use to growrevenues With these effective, efficient, and integrated mobile marketingcampaigns, business owners and marketers will garner enviableresponse rates and watch their revenue grow more rapidly than everbefore.
Category: Business & Economics