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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 164–199.
Published: 01 April 2017
... own predilections and from external forces. Incorporating Arctic spaces into the Canadian polity had become a high priority during the era when the CAE traversed the Arctic. Science through exploration—practices on the ground and especially through scientific and popular discourse—facilitated this...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... Mathematical Monthly. | 217 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 50, Number 3, pps. 217 247. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 67–73.
Published: 02 April 2020
... of topics and areas, including the International Geophysical Year, the uses of diagrams in environmental sciences, arctic exploration, space oceanography, and the history of climate studies and institutions outside the United States. Where willHSNS venture in the future? I have no idea. A journal...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... measure atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, see James Fleming, The Callendar Effect: The Life and Work of Guy Stewart Callendar (Boston: American Meteo- rological Society, 2007); Maria Bohn, Concentrating on CO2: The Scandinavian and Arctic Measurements, Osiris 26, no. 1 (2011): 165 79; Spencer Weart...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 536–547.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ecosystem change. In the Canadian Arctic brown bears and polar bears have interbred, scientists believe, because climate change has caused an expansion in brown bear range. At the same time, polar bear habitat has contracted to perilous lows. That s a sad story. Rock pigeons, on the other hand, are thriving...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2018
... climate and sea-surface tem- perature anomalies, and Newson published his work on the climatic impacts of Arctic sea ice melt in Nature.19 15. B. J. Mason, The Meteorological Office Today and Tomorrow Contemporary Physics 8 (1967): 83. 16. Andrew Gilchrist, Oral history by Paul Merchant 5 Apr 2012...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 67–100.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., Chlamydoselachus Anguineus Journal of Morphology 73, no. 3 (1943): 507 528. 33. Ibid., 521. 34. George A. Llano, Airmen Against the Sea: An Analysis of Sea Survival Experiences (Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Arctic, Desert, Tropic Information Center, Research Studies Institute, 1956); Jacob Darwin Hamblin...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 577–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... also set the stage for hosting the 1957meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. The conference was also a turning point for meteorology and climatology in Canada as a forum for the acquisition and dissemination of theories and practices. Topics such as the Arctic and the so-called...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (3): 397–446.
Published: 01 June 2015
... within the framework of the science-government relationship in the United States during the fifties and early sixties, before the environmental movement fully developed. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 ecology conservation atomic energy fallout Plowshare radiation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (3): 357–396.
Published: 01 June 2015
... fact that collectors like Aiken were “invisible technicians.” This article examines the importance of specimen dealers to the science of natural history, suggesting that the tools we use to examine the careers of scientists can also be useful in understanding those commercial collectors who provided...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2014
... career sought to discredit the distillers claims of expertise, ingenuity, and invention. The cuisine led the French civilizing mission to spread their art of living from the Antarctic to the Arctic as Sean Takats reports, through an unprec- edented empire over material fashions (1). In dealing...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (5): 551–588.
Published: 01 November 2013
... laboratory and of fieldwork, as their application to novel spaces in postwar social science research differed from prior uses of these terms. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Sealab Skylab NASA Navy psychology laboratory habitats field LAYNE KARAFANTIS* Sealab II...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (3): 190–234.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Chen-Pang Yeang While the discovery of the ionosphere through wireless communications technology in the mid-1920s had built a close connection between atmospheric science and radio, the full-fledged use of radio waves as a geophysical probe did not start until an instrumental development occurred a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (3): 344–353.
Published: 01 August 2011
... to be discussed early in the second half of the twentieth century. Certain scientists became interested in the climatic consequences of things like coating Arctic sea ice with soot to (hopefully) melt it, or the deliberate destruction of the ozone layer as a kind of weapon. Famed mathematician John...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Science: Reason and Sacrifice in Modern America (New Bruns- wick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005). Herzig s development of this theme often focuses on cases where suffering or self-sacrifice was directly linked to scientific advance, such as with physi- cians experimenting on themselves or arctic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (2): 216–254.
Published: 01 May 2011
... may generally be the best places to perceive general principles. Charles Elton derived the idea of trophic levels from work he did on desolate Bear Island, in the Arctic Ocean; and Raymond Lindemann gave Elton s theory quantitative shape at Cedar Creek Bog, a small and terminally eutrophic glacial...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (3): 318–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Gases ; Smagorinsky, Climate Research Committee, Effects of Increased CO2 on Climate ; Paul Wagonner, CO2 Influences on Agriculture ; Revelle and ad hoc group of experts, Environmental and Other Nonclimatic Implications (West Antarctic Ice Sheet, Arctic Pack Ice, Hydrology, etc Smagorinsky, Climate...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (2): 183–224.
Published: 01 May 2010
... also done in conjunction with glacio- logical projects under the auspices of IGY. Fae L. Korsmo, Glaciology, the Arctic, and the U.S. Military, 1945 1958, in New Spaces of Exploration: Geographies of Discovery in the Twentieth Cen- tury, ed. Simon Naylor and James Ryan (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2010...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (4): 377–417.
Published: 01 November 2009
... S. A. Chernouss, G. V. Starkov, and L. S. Yevlashin, World First Complex Optical Instrumental Observations of Aurora in the Arctic in 1899 1900, Annales Geophysicae 23 (2005): 1523 31. 17. For details on the discovery history of helium, see Helge Kragh, The Solar Element: A Reconsideration of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (3): 405–450.
Published: 01 August 2008
... instruments for the Laboratory s research in ionos- pheric physics. Thompson had continued this work in 1950 when he joined the Electronics Laboratory and headed a team of technologists designing in- strumentation for radio propagation studies in the Canadian Arctic. As his focus shifted to transistors in...