Krakatoa Centenary Expedition, 1983

final report
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Dept. of Geography, University of Hull , Hull, England
Botany -- Indonesia -- Krakatoa., Zoology -- Indonesia -- Krak
Statementedited by M. Bush, P. Jones, and K. Richards.
SeriesMiscellaneous series -- no. 33, Miscellaneous series (University of Hull. Dept. of Geography) -- no. 33.
ContributionsBush, M.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 237 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22169820M
ISBN 100859581179

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Errata slip inserted. Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Series Title: Miscellaneous. This volume contains the results from the Krakatoa Centenary Expedition from Hull University.

Chapters include vegetation surveys, island biogeography, soil development, bryophytes, modern. In Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded Simon Winchester again weaves the subtle magic of telling a factual story with the fascination that is too often reserved for thrillers. Krakatoa is a real life thriller, the most long lastingly impressive volcanic eruption in so many ways and all are explored in this book/5.

The Krakatoa Centenary Expedition. Final Report. The complete to floral data set is given by Whittaker et al. (), who provide detailed analyses of colonization and turnover.

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Krakatau to A Krakatoa Centenary Expedition assessment. Book reviews--mesoscale atmospheric circulations, coasta. data collected in by the Hull University Krakatau Centenary Expedition. Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people.

The effects of the immense waves were felt as far away as by: 1983 book Book Reviewed in this article: The Krakatoa Centenary Expedition.

Final Report (University of Hull, Department of Geography, Miscellaneous Series, No. 25). by J. F lenley and K. R ichards. Pflanzenokologie und Mineralstoffwechsel. By H. K inzel. Effects of Disease on the Physiology of the Growing Plant.

by P. A yres. Colonization of the Krakatau Islands by Vertebrates: Equilibrium, Succession, and Possible Delayed Extinction Article (PDF Available) in Proceedings of. The eruption of Krakatoa (Indonesian: Letusan Krakatau ) in Krakatoa Centenary Expedition Sunda Strait began on the afternoon of Sunday, 26 August —with origins as early as that May—and peaked on the late morning of Monday, 27 Augustwhen over 70% of the island of Krakatoa and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a on: Krakatoa archipelago, Sunda Strait.

Search for your bike here. Search. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krakatoa centenary expedition. [Hull, Humberside]: Dept. of Geography, University of Hull, (OCoLC) Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug by Simon Winchester, C.

Grant and Company. Harper Perennial (March 1, ) Paperback ( pages). Simon Winchester tells the frightening tale of the biggest volcanic eruption in history using a blend of gentle geology and narrative history.

Abstract. One of the most famous volcanoes in the Krakatoa Centenary Expedition, Krakatau (often referred to as ‘Krakatoa’), is in a group of four uninhabited islands situated in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra (Fig.

).Cited by: 1. Compared to Krakatoa, Mount St. Helens was a firecracker. Winchester's book covers the history of the region, especially as a Dutch colony and gives a good working description of plate tectonics and the history of that discovery. As a technophile I found that quite interesting.

Overall, the book is good, but I won't say perfect/5(). Newsome, D. Aspects of soil surface characteristics on Rakata and Anak Krakatau. In Krakatoa centenary expedition final report, ed. Bush, P. Jones, and K. Richards, – Department of Geography, University of Hull Miscellaneous Series No.

Cited by: Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau), is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of caldera is part of a volcanic island group (Krakatoa Archipelago) comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the Location: Indonesia.

Species assemblage data from the Krakatau Islands, Indonesia, are presented for the period to (including previously unpublished data from the survey).

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Since16 additional families of higher plants have colonised. Recent arrivals at the family level are mostly of zoochorous species of forest tree, indicating (subject to the effects of disturbance) a Cited by: In 1 library. 27 p.: 1map ; 30cm.

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Aug The Krakatoa Centenary Expedition Final Report: Edited by J. Flenley and K. Richards University of Hull, Department of Geography, Miscellaneous Series No. Book. A total solar eclipse occurred on May 6, A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness.

Totality occurs in a narrow path across Duration: sec (5 m 58 s). Abstract. Ecological surveys were conducted over the period to on the island of Anak Krakatau.

The aims of the study were to detail a key phase of rapid change in the vegetation succession and plant colonization of this young volcano and to Cited by: Krakatoa: The Last Days (also titled Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction in the U.S.

on the Discovery Channel) is a BBC Television docudrama that premiered on 7 May on BBC program is based upon four eyewitness accounts of the eruption of Krakatoa, an active stratovolcano between the islands of Sumatra and Java, present day ed by: Sam Miller.

Buy Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug New Ed by Winchester, Simon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people.

The effects of the immense waves were felt as far away as France. Barometers in Bogotá and Washington, /5(60). Krakatoa, a short (26 min) teaching film about the volcano that won the Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Novelty for its producer Joe movie was notable for overwhelming the sound systems of the cinemas of the time.

In Australia, the distributors insisted on a power output of 10 watts RMS as a minimum for cinemas wishing to show the movie. A vegetation survey was carried out in the Ujung Kulon nature reserve (West Java, Indonesia). Particular attention was paid to the altitudinal zoning of the vegetation, to succession and to the applicability of the phytosociological approach in forests of the humid tropics.

The altitudinal zoning provides a clear example of the telescope effect: low, isolated Cited by: 8.

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The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.

The legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for a cataclysmic. "Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug " by Simon Winchester. About this Item: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, Small stout 4°, original coloured and illustrated limp wrappers.

pp., Many captioned coloured illustrations on 7 plates, of which facsims. after Verbeek's "Atlas of Krakatau" and other sources, numerous captioned monochrome illustrations, portraits and facsims.

after contemprary newspaper reports, many tables, graphs. Summary. Winchester examines the annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people.

Effects of the immense waves were felt as far away as France, and the sound of the island's destruction—per Winchester—could be heard as far away as Australia and India. Critical receptionAuthor: Simon Winchester.

Further information: eruption of Krakatoa The most notable eruptions of Krakatoa culminated in a series of massive explosions over AugustIt is even more dramatic than the book describes (even though the author appeared in BBC's () documentary film `Krakatoa - the Last Days' with updated info, and some volcanologists believe that the tsunamis created by Krakatoa were so high that the seabed around Krakatoa was exposed to the atmosphere/5.