Cet ebook est une version numérique du guide papier sans interactivité additionnelle. S'offrir des plongées inoubliables autour de la Guadeloupe. Visiter les plantations de café. Randonner autour de la Soufrière. Partir à la découverte de la mangrove. Profiter des plages de Marie-Galante et de Saint-Barth. Passer une nuit aux Saintes, pour retrouver l'ambiance d'un village de pêcheurs. Profiter d'une journée de détente sur le paradisiaque îlet Pinel... Le Routard Guadeloupe (Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth) c'est aussi, une première partie haute en couleur avec des cartes et des photos pour découvrir plus facilement les îles et repérer nos coups de coeur ; des adresses souvent introuvables ailleurs : dévorer une brochette de requin au fameux ouassous... ; des visites culturelles originales en dehors des sentiers battus ; des infos remises à jour chaque année ; des cartes et plans détaillés. Merci à tous les Routards qui partagent nos convictions : Liberté et indépendance d'esprit ; découverte et partage ; sincérité, tolérance et respect des autres.
Author: John H. Latter
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The contributions in this book were presented, orally or as posters, at the International Volcanological Congress held in New Zealand from 1 to 9 February 1986, the centenary year of the Tarawera eruption of 10 June 1886. More than 500 people, from 29 countries, attend ed the Congress. Most of these works formed part of Symposium 4, "Volcanic Hazards - Prediction and Assess ment", convened by J.H. Latter, R.R. Dibble, D.A. Swanson and C.G. Newhall. The collection represents over half of the published abstracts of Symposium 4, together with three papers given at the Symposium, which lacked abstracts, and two which were part of Symposium 1 on pyroclastic flow deposits. The contribu tions cover a good proportion of the volcanically active parts of the world, with Italy, Japan, the West Indies and the USA especially well represented. Mount Erebus, Vulcano and Rabaul are individual volcanoes which have been treated in particular detail. Unfor tunately, there are no chapters in the book dealing with Africa, the Atlantic islands (except Iceland), Hawaii, Central America (except Mexico), or South America (in spite of the major disaster at Nevado del Ruiz Volcano in 1985).
This Monograph Presents, In A Concise But Comprehensive Manner, A Syncretic View Of The Latest Information On Various Aspects Such As Tools And Technologies, Settlement And Subsistence Patterns, Ecological Background And Distributional Configuration In Respect Of The Stone Age And The Chalcolithic Cultures Outside The Harappan Zone. The Megalithic Cultures Of Peninsular India And The Deccan Too Find A Place In The Book
Author: Valérie Patole
By the year 2000, the number of people at risk from volcanic hazards is likely to increase to around half a billion. Since 1980, significant advances have been made in volcano monitoring, the data from which provides the sole scientific basis for eruption prediction. Here, internationally renowned and highly experienced specialists provide 25 comprehensive articles covering a wide range of related topics: monitoring techniques and data analysis; modelling of monitoring data and eruptive phenomena; volcanic hazards and risk assessment; and volcanic emergency management. Selected case histories of recent volcanic disasters, such as Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines, demonstrate that effective communication - between scientists, civil authorities, the media and the population at risk - is essential to reducing the danger.
Conventional approaches to managing protected areas have often seen people and nature as separate entities. They preclude human communities from using natural resources and assume that their concerns are incompatible with conservation. Protected area approaches and models that see conservation as compatible with human communities are explored. The main themes are co-managed protected areas and community conserved areas. Practical guidance is offered, drawing on recent experience, reflections and advice developed at the local, national, regional and international level.
Author: Pascale Couture
Publisher: Ulysses Travel Guide Phrasebooks
The only guidebook for this destination in the French West Indies. The charm of this dramatically beautiful Caribbean island is revealed along winding picturesque roads through typical villages and towns. Color plates to help you identify birds.
Elements for Physics
Author: Albert Tarantola
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Reviews and extends the theory of Lie groups, develops differential geometry, proposing compact definitions of torsion and of curvature, and adapts the usual notion of linear tangent application to the intrinsic point of view proposed for physics. Uses a unifying illustration: two simple theories are studied with some detail, the theory of heat conduction and the theory of linear elastic media. Shows that the resulting equations derived in this manner differ quantitatively and qualitatively from those usually presented.