By Duane W. Roller
The final committed publication on historic geography used to be released greater than sixty years in the past. on account that then new texts have seemed (such because the Artemidoros palimpsest), and new versions of present texts (by geographical professionals who comprise Agatharchides, Eratosthenes, Pseudo-Skylax and Strabo) were produced. there was a lot archaeological study, in particular on the perimeters of the Greek global, and a extra exact knowing of old geography and geographers has emerged. the subject is hence past due a clean and sustained remedy. In providing accurately that, Duane curler explores vital issues like wisdom of the realm within the Bronze Age and Archaic sessions; Greek growth into the Black Sea and the West; the Pythagorean suggestion of the earth as a globe; the discovery of geography as a self-discipline via Eratosthenes; Polybios the explorer; Strabo’s well-known Geographica; the travels of Alexander the good; Roman geography; Ptolemy and overdue antiquity; and the cultural reawakening of vintage geographical wisdom within the Renaissance, together with Columbus’ use of historic resources.
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Therefore, end-of-pipe treatment is required if this concentrated pollutant load is to be prevented from reaching the receiving water. The regulator/concentrator can offer advantages for end-of-pipe treatment when the flow needs to be regulated to prevent the treatment capacity from being exceeded. End-of-pipe treatment can be satellite or central treatment. This is discussed further in the end-of-pipe treatment section. Flow Balance Method The flow balance method (FBM) system provides a means of storing discharged urban storm runoff in the receiving water.
8 CSO-DMHRF Average SS Removals (New York, NY) No chemicals Poly only Poly and alum Plan Influent (mg/l) Filter Influent (mg/l) Filter Effluent (mg/l) Filter Removals (%) System Removals (%) 175 209 152 150 183 142 67 68 47 55 63 67 62 67 69 Source: EPA-600/2-79/015. 9 CSO-DMHRF Average BOD5 Removals (New York, NY) No chemicals Poly only Poly and alum Plan Influent (mg/l) Filter Influent (mg/l) Filter Effluent (mg/l) Filter Removals (%) System Removals (%) 164 143 92 131 129 85 96 84 53 27 35 38 41 41 43 Source: EPA-600/2-79/015.
Environmental Protection Agency, 1980; 1981b; Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 1992b). The previous caution about infiltration BMPs affecting the groundwater also applies here. In cases where infiltration is to be avoided, an impermeable membrane can be placed between the reservoir layer and existing soil or a geotextile filter can also be applied to increase solids capture. This system tends to be used in areas such as parking lots with gentle slopes and relatively light traffic.
Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome (Library of Classical Studies) by Duane W. Roller