A Further Supplement to an Act Entitled An Act to Incorporate the City of Philadelphia: Anonymous, Crissy and Markley
This book is not, in any case, in total defiance of the Wise Old Mans admonition, for it is not an entirely new book. Rather, it is an outgrowth of a previous treatise, written a decade ago, entitled Soil and Water: Physical Principles and Processes. Though that book was well enough received at the time, the passage of the years has inevitably made it necessary to either revise and update the same book, or to supplant it with a fresh approach in the form of a new book which might incorporate still-pertient aspects of its predecessor without necessarily being limited to the older books format or point of view. Born in California and raised in Israel, Dr. Daniel Hillel acquired an early and lifelong love of the land and a commitment to understanding and protecting the natural environment. Through decades of work in some thirty countries, he has become an international authority on sustainable management of land and water resources. Dr. Hillel has served as professor of soil physics, hydrology and the environmental sciences at leading universities in the U.S. and abroad, and has been a consultant to the World Bank and the United Nations. Among the honors he has received are the Chancellors Medal for Exemplary Service at the University of Massachusetts , a Guggenheim award, and Doctorates of Science honoris causa by Guelph University of Canada and Ohio State University . Dr. Hillel is an elected Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, the Soil Science Society of America, and the American Society of Agronomy and was granted the Distinguished Service Award by the latter societies. He has published well over 300 scientific papers and research reports, and authored or edited twenty two books. His definitive textbooks on environmental physics have been use by universities and research institutions throughout the world and have been translated into twelve languages.
Excerpt from The Foreign Relations of China: A History and a Survey The purpose of the new edition of this work is to incorporate the actions of the Washington Conference. In Part I, the sketch of the diplomatic history is brought down to the close of the Conference. In Part II, the policies of France, Great Britain and the United States, have been retouched in the light of the actions of the Conference. In Part III, which deals with the policy of Japan, all the chapters have been more or less retouched. The chapter on The Twenty-one Demands as an Illustra tion of Japan´s Policies in China has been eliminated, for in view of the Shantung Settlement, the three conces sions made by Japan relating to the Treaties of May 25, 1915, the Nine Power Treaty, the contention of the chapter holds true no longer. In its place, a new chapter has been added entitled The Change of Japan´s Policy After the Washington Conference. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The book introduces essential concept of mineral exploration, mine evaluation and resource assessment of the discovered mineral deposit to students, beginners and professionals. The book is divided into nine chapters which will help the readers to incorporate the concepts of search for mineral deposits and understand the chances of success. The book discusses the fundamental details like composition of earth and mineral resources, formation of rock and mineral deposits, and the attempt to search for ore deposits to advance applications of remote sensing in mineral exploration. It also covers the details on how to conduct system of survey, evaluation, and how to arrive at a decision to open and carryout further exploration in the operating mine. The book shall be of great interest to geologists and mining community. Professor G.S. Roonwal, formerly Professor and Head of the Department of Geology, University of Delhi and Director, Centre of Geo-resources, University of Delhi South Campus. He is at present Honorary Visiting Professor in the Inter University Accelerator Centre, an autonomous Institute of UGC-MHRD. He is a prominent geoscientist of international stature. He is a winner of the National Mineral Award of the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, and has received several awards and medals by the professional societies. He has worked in Europe and North America in well-several known institutions and participated in oceanographic expeditions. Professor Roonwal has made significant contribution in land and marine geology which includes exploration assessment and eventually mining and environmental sustainability of land and sea-floor mineral deposits such as volcanogenic massive sulfides which contain valuable metals such as zinc, copper and associated gold and platinum. He also authored books on land and sea-floor mineral resources. His books such as: Mining and Environmental Sustainability (2014), Iron Ore Deposits and Banded Iron Formation of India (2012), The Story of Science from Antiquity to the Present (Geology Section)(2010), The Indian Ocean Exploitable Mineral and Petroleum Resources and edited Books entitled Indias Exclusive Economic zone (with Dr. S.Z. Qasim), Living Resources of Indias Exclusive Economic Zone (with Dr. S.Z. Qasim) and Mineral Resources and Development (2005)(Roonwal et. al.). He has written a number of scientific papers published in established journals. Professor Roonwal is listed in several biographical citations such as Marquis Whos Who in the World, since 1999 and Marquis Whos Who in Asia since 2010.