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actor-network theory

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(ANT),

insists that researchers should refute all pre-given distinction between classes of possible actors, rejecting artificial divides such as local/global, agency/structure,...

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Adam Sedgwick

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Earth Sciences and Geography.

(1785–1873)

Woodwardian Professor of Geology at Cambridge, where he modernized the teaching of geology. He is best known for unravelling the stratigraphy of North Wales (the...

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affect

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A non-conscious, but intense, experience. Shouse (2005) MC J. 8, 6 explains that ‘feelings are personal and biographical, emotions are social, and affects are prepersonal’—in other words,...

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ALLEN, David Charles Keith (<i>born</i> 1936), Chairman, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, 2007–12

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography. 223 words.

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ALLEN, John Robert Lawrence (<i>born</i> 1932), Research Professor, Postgraduate Research Institute for Sedimentology, University of Reading, 1993–2001 (Director, 1988–93), Professor Emeritus and Visiting Professor, Department of Archaeology, since 2001

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 200 words.

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ALLEN, Myles Robert (<i>born</i> 1965), Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics, University of Oxford, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 151 words.

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ALLEN, Percival (1917 - 2008), Professor of Geology, and Head of Geology Department, University of Reading, 1952–82, then Emeritus Professor; Director, Sedimentology Research Laboratory, 1965–82

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography. 419 words.

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asphalt

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Architecture.

Brown or black, solid or semi-solid, bituminous substance made almost entirely of carbon and hydrogen. It melts between 65 and 95 °C and is soluble in carbon disulphide. It is formed by the...

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AUDLEY-CHARLES, Michael Geoffrey (<i>born</i> 1935), Yates-Goldsmid Professor of Geology, 1982–93, now Emeritus Professor, and Head of the Department of Geological Sciences, 1982–92, University College London

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 150 words.

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AXFORD, David Norman (<i>born</i> 1934), international consultant meteorologist; Adviser to Earthwatch Europe, Oxford, 1996–2000

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography. 352 words.

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