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Accounts Rendered of Work Done and Things Seen

  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107683433


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  • John Young Buchanan (1844–1925) was a Scottish chemist and oceanographer, he worked extensively on the chemistry of marine environments. Originally published in 1919, this book gathers together a selection of Buchanan's papers on a broad variety of topics, some of them non-scientific. Numerous illustrative figures are also included and the contents listing contains extensive notes on each of the papers. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the writings of Buchanan, chemistry, oceanography and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107683433
    • length: 502 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 28 mm
    • weight: 0.63kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Geography. In its physical and economical relations
    2. A retrospect of oceanography in the twenty years before 1895
    3. On similarities in the physical geography of the great oceans
    4. Relation between the temperature of the sea and that of the air above it
    5. The colour of the sea
    6. The occurrence of sulphur in marine muds and nodules, and its bearing on their mode of formation
    7. Note on the manganese nodules found on the bed of the ocean
    8. Manganese nodules in Loch Fyne
    9. On the composition of oceanic and littoral nodules
    10. On a method of determining the specific gravity of soluble salts by displacement in their own mother-liquor
    and its application in the case of the alkaline halides
    11. The Mediterranean sea
    12. On the composition of some deep-sea deposits from the Mediterranean
    13. On the oxidation of ferrous salts
    14. The sunsets of autumn, 1883. Observed at sea in the cable-ship Dacia
    15. Sue la densité et l'alcalinité des eaux de l'Atlantique et de la Méditerranée
    16. Monaco a whaling station
    17. The cruise of the Princesse Alice
    18. The sperm whale and its food
    19. The oceanographical museum at Monaco
    20. Lakes
    21. On the distribution of temperature in Loch Lomond during the autumn of 1885
    22. The windings of rivers
    23. Volcanoes and earthquakes
    24. On a remarkable effect produced by the momentary relief of great pressure
    25. Preliminary note on the compressibility of glass
    26. On the compressibility of solids
    27. On an apparatus for gas-analysis
    28. Her Majesty's Ship Sultan
    29. Air tight subdivisions in ships
    30. The Northallerton accident, 1894
    31. The wreck of Santos Dumont No. 6 at Monaco, 14 February, 1902
    32. The daintiness of the rat
    33. Fish and drought.

  • Author

    J. Y. Buchanan

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