Dr. Gary Greenberg, Stacy Keach's A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder PDF

By Dr. Gary Greenberg, Stacy Keach

ISBN-10: 0760331987

ISBN-13: 9780760331989

Потрясающие трёхмерные микрофотографии песчинок обычного пляжного песка. listed below are the sands of Hawaii and Tahiti, the Sahara and the Poles, a volcano, every one exquisitely diverse, and every telling a desirable geological tale. pink sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photographs display the sophisticated modifications of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal global unfolds so does an interesting clarification of ways every one grain of sand starts off and varieties and unearths itself in a selected position, certainly one of a thousand million and one-of-a-kind. Вот тот мир, рассматривать в песчинку, благодаря потрясающей трехмерной микрофотографии доктор Гари Гринберг. В какой-то, весь песок выглядит так - бесчисленное зерен в обширном пространстве пляжа. Присмотритесь - гораздо ближе - и ваш взгляд на песке никогда не будет то же самое. Используя фантастические microphotographic методы, которые он разработал, Гринберг приглашает читателей поймет странный и прекрасный мир, что каждая песчинка содержит. Вот песках Гавайев и Таити, Сахары и поляки, вулкан, изысканно каждого разные, и каждая рассказывает увлекательную геологической истории. Красный и желтый песок, белый песок и черный, пение песка и зыбучие пески: Greenbergs фотографий выявить тонкие различия в их цвета, фактур, размеров и форм. И так как это бесконечно малая мире разворачивается так же интригующий объяснение того, как каждая песчинка начинается и форм и оказывается в определенном месте, одна из миллиардов и единственный в своем роде.

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They even vary in appearance depending on the magnification level, the lighting conditions, and what instruments you use. Instances of the colors being "not natural" can be seen in images where I've employed crossed polarizing filters. Polarizing filters only pass light that is vibrating in one particular plane (such as up and down) and they block light that is vibrating in all other planes (such as right and left). Two of these filters can be used in such a way that the first filter illuminates the sand grains with polarized light, and the second filter analyzes the path the light takes as it travels through the sand grains.

The growth of dunes begins when blades of grass, a stone, a fence, or some other object obstructs the wind across an open beach. The dunes grow grain by grain and gradually move inland. The wind usually creates a gentle slope along the face of the dune; sand carried over the crest falls abruptly behind the dune, resulting in a steep slope on the backside. The ~cology of Beaches The coastal saltwater environment forms the foundation of one of Earth's most important ecological domains. Beaches fill distinct environmental niches inhabited by a variety of different plants and animals.

It recycles bottles and crushes them into sandlike particles. Tons of the ground glass is distributed back onto the beaches to replenish the sand. It's a fascinating solution, considering glass originally came from sand. At the other environmental extreme, the movement of sand results in the construction of thriving beach ecosystems in the form of extraordinary sand dunes. Dunes form only where there is sufficient wind and a constant source of sand. The growth of dunes begins when blades of grass, a stone, a fence, or some other object obstructs the wind across an open beach.

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