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By Duane W. Roller

ISBN-10: 0857739239

ISBN-13: 9780857739230

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.

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