Air

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, retained by Earth's gravity, surrounding the planet Earth and forming its planetary atmosphere. The atmosphere of Earth protects life on Earth by creating pressure allowing for liquid water to exist on the Earth's surface, absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation, warming the surface through heat retention (greenhouse effect), and reducing temperature extremes between day and night (the diurnal temperature variation). By volume, dry air contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. Air also contains a variable amount of water vapor, …

Wikipedia

Publications

Canadian Chamber of Commerce · 11 April 2024 English

Government of Canada work cooperatively with the provinces and territories to establish a consistent air quality standard throughout Canada.” Does your resolution make the case concisely and factually? Consider

provinces and territories to establish a consistent air quality standard throughout Canada.” Does your resolution


CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 8 April 2024 English

The current focus is on the strategic Russia and China, as well as the implications importance of satellite ground stations in the of the involvement of the North Atlantic Treaty …

Aeronautics and related to space system security for the Air Space Administration Force Research Laboratory, US dual-use services. In the Arctic context, however, the Air Force’s Defense Experimentation Using it should be of overt, Sweden’s anticipated NATO accession is air defence radar sites constructed in the late 1980s populations, depending on the services swift over-the-air updates and the availability that the infrastructure Low Earth Orbit Service in Arctic Region for U.S. Air Force Research Lab.” Press release, May 5. https://oneweb


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 8 April 2024 English

Known as the "City of Eternal Spring" due to its temperate climate, the City of Medellín has been looking for solutions to help restore its green space. Climate change and …

well-being from increased physical activity and better air quality. The report highlights key recommendations


UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 7 April 2024 English

“Inspiring, healing, and future-facing, this long overdue book gives us valuable new insights into the histories and identities of Métis people.”

lifting horseheads straining fetlocks lofting in their air strides jingling tack and hooves sculling the up


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 5 April 2024 English

In The Cancer Plot, Reginald Wiebe and Dorothy Woodman examine the striking presence of cancer in Marvel comics. Engaging comics studies, medical humanities, and graphic medicine, they explore this disease …

if there’s a “what if?” question hanging in the air at Marvel.21 The same characters, drawn by different


Fraser Institute · 5 April 2024 English

Canada, as with many other environmentally conscientious governments, is pursuing an agenda of an energy transition: away from fossil fuels, and toward a society increasingly driven by wind power, solar …

defining and regulating of EHS risks, ranging from air pollution to chemical exposure, to climate change


NCCIH: National Collaborating Centre for Indigineous Health · 5 April 2024 English

Chapter 3 of the NCCIH’s Indigenous cultural safety: An environmental scan of cultural safety initiatives in Canada focuses on cultural safety initiatives created by British Columbia’s provincial government and its …

Indigenous Perspectives Society Teachings in the Air Podcast Cultural Perspectives Training Hosted by training Nation from Tsal’alh, BC, “Teachings in the Air” is on Cultural Perspectives throughout BC and a


UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 5 April 2024 English

Mixing recipes, maps, archival records, biographies, and full-colour photographs with fascinating stories, mmm... Manitoba showcases the province’s diverse foodways and industries from on board the Manitoba Food History Truck.

dramatically flipping ingredients through the air and into serving bowls. As you watch this theatrical


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 4 April 2024 English

That Audible Slippage invokes a poetics of active listening and environmental sound to investigate the ways in which we both hear and fail to hear insufficiency, loss, incompleteness, and other …

racers Snow’s triage some mist in the layers of air & others also breathing deep frost exhale that shows could scatter into eyesight black wings lickchopping air bird chatter until voices unclutter, as if shampoo) Furnace aguzzle & drizzle pops heated air on the move, sifting upward Influxury of the self howling of coyotes at the foot of 100A Street the air crystalline with a fierce cold Was it their echo coyotes howl in a circle of darkness & frigid air vibrates The brutally clear current below river


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 4 April 2024 English

Deviant traces a trajectory of queer self-discovery from childhood to adulthood, examining love, fear, grief, and the violence that men are capable of in intimate same-sex relationships. Richly engaged with …

cleats, hands full of boyish desire in the late air. The other kids in the valley mastered archery rinsed with mouthwash, let the wine touch open air, forgot to tell a friend I was alone as the stranger the street, some quick and dangerous sound like air released or a gust tearing east and seizing with scared out of sight now the evidence wet with air recall it in your own words awake, briefly the the breath the inside of a bell leaden air halved and unhinged his pursuit an iron gallop


View more