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Man in extreme environments

A. W. Sloan

Man in extreme environments

by A. W. Sloan

  • 10 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adaptation (Physiology),
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on.,
  • Extreme environments.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. W. Sloan.
    SeriesAmerican lecture series ; no. 1033
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82 .S54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4410489M
    ISBN 100398039410
    LC Control Number79013940

    The five extreme environments that we’ve picked out, listed below, cover a range of different conditions in a variety of ecosystems, over five different continents: Antarctica The coldest place in the world. Let’s start as we mean to go on. Antarctica is undoubtedly one of the planet’s most extreme environments. Man in Extreme Environments. 6 6/ 7 7/26 Nathan Zuntz ( – ) 8 8/26 Otto H. Gauer ( – ) 9 9/ 10 10/ 11 11/26 Menschenzentrifuge ( Berlin, Charité) 12 12/26 Moderne Humanzentrifuge. 13 13/26 Alter und Gravitation. 14 14/26 Gravitation und Blutdruck. 15 15/26 Gravitation und Kreislauf.

    About this book. Introduction. From the deepest seafloor to the highest mountain, from the hottest region to the cold Antarctic plateau, environments labeled as extreme are numerous on Earth and they present a wide variety of features and characteristics. (Investigating Life in Extreme Environments - A European perspective, European Science. The Definitive Guide to Extreme Environment Electronics. Featuring contributions by some of the world’s foremost experts in extreme environment electronics, the book provides in-depth information on a wide array of topics. It begins by describing the extreme conditions and then delves into a description of suitable semiconductor technologies.

    A. W. Sloan has written: 'Man in extreme environments' -- subject(s): Effect of environment on, Human beings, Adaptation (Physiology), Extreme environments Asked in Science, Jobs & Education.   Extreme Environments How do you explore an extreme place that you cannot or should not go? Design, build, and test a way to study an extreme place that you'd like to explore but cannot go to because of extreme conditions.


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