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Damselfish (Pomacentridae) are also herbivores, but they are ecologically quite different from scarids, acanthurids, and echinoids. Some pomacentrids kill living coral tissue and cultivate algal lawns on the dead surfaces for feeding and breeding purposes. They have had significant negative effects on coral cover in Recent and Pleistocene reef communities of the Caribbean (Kaufman 1977,1981 Potts 1977 Lobel 1980). Because they promote algal growth rather than inhibiting it, pomacentrids will not be considered functional herbivores in this discussion.
A few years ago, someone stenciled the sidewalks near my Montana home with footprint-sized silhouettes of trout. The symbols appeared at street corners near the openings of storm drains. The message Dump no waste, drains to river bracketed each fish symbol. The habitat of primary concern to the painters was the Gallatin River, a near-pristine trout stream that tumbles north out of Yellowstone National Park to form one of the three headwaters of the Missouri River. Lawn chemicals, road oil, industrial fluids, and sewage discharges from Bozeman and other towns in the Gallatin Valley, along with manure and fertilizer from hay, wheat, and potato fields, all seep into the passing river and its feeder streams. The Gallatin is only the first stop, however. Our sidewalks might just as legitimately bear the silhouette of a red snapper or brown shrimp, I've recently come to recognize. Whatever contaminants wash off the lawns here or nearby crop fields into the Gallatin can eventually travel...
In the solar wind, the bursts of high-energy charged particles and fields from the especially active solar regions are superposed on a constant stream of the solar plasma (Figure 4.3) that moves outward at about 300 to 350 km sec (190 to 220 miles sec). The matter exploding from the Sun (called coronal mass ejection, CME see Plate 2) travels outward faster to cause a shock wave as it encounters the slower, more constant plasma stream. The solar plasma describes an immense spiral pattern, determined by the outward radial speed of the ejected particles and the rotation of the Sun's surface (Figure 4.4). Such motion can be compared to the spiral we see in the water path from a rotating lawn sprinkler. Although each particle of water is shot out radially, the sprinkler head has moved a little before the next particle leaves. The pattern of outflowing water or solar particles forms what is called an Archimedes spiral.
The final Apollo flight was also to Earth orbit as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975, again using a Saturn IB, when an American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft met and docked in space as a political act of detente, thereby ending the 'space-race' amicably. The two remaining Saturn Vs were turned into lawn ornaments.
Yet, despite its spectacular success, the remaining Saturn V stages now hang as museum pieces or as lawn ornaments at various NASA centres while exquisitely built F-1 and J-2 engines sit out in the Florida rain to be poked and prodded by curious tourists. One day they will be joined by the surviving Shuttles.
After a quick dinner, about 9 pm, it was quite dark and there were only a few people loitering on the lawns at the top of Cable Beach. As we walked towards the car park, the same two men suddenly appeared in front of us. They walked slowly to their car, got in and drove away, just before us. We now suspected that they were tailing us, so we decided to wait in our car until they were well out of sight. They turned left into the Cable Beach Club. As we drove past, heading towards Broome, we anxiously watched our rear-view mirror, but there were no headlights behind us. We were almost back at our motel when we spotted them, so rather than let them know where we were staying, we drove off in another direction, leaving a decoy trail to see if we were really being followed. We headed towards the Mangrove Hotel. As soon as we parked the car in the front of the Mangrove we spotted them again, slowly cruising past the hotel to check us out.
If I were throwing a stone across my back garden and wished to define its path -assuming I had access to the necessary measuring equipment - I might be able to state that 1 second into its flight, the stone was 4 metres from my neighbour's fence behind me, 3 metres above the lawn and 2 metres from my house wall. For the same moment in time, I could also analyse the stone's speed, stating how fast it was moving away from the fence, its speed away from or towards the lawn, and how fast it was moving with respect to my house. In total, for that moment in time, I would have six numbers that would not only define the stone's position and speed in three dimensions, but could also be applied to Newton's laws of motion to predict the stone's continuing journey.
Engineering was in my blood, via father and grandfather. I grew up in the Ottawa Valley, in a happy and stimulating household in which the mantra was This works so well we must take it apart to see why. Clocks, toasters, cars, plumbing, house electrics, lawn mowers, washing machines, hi-fi nothing was safe from my Dad and his two young sons. Inevitably it was off to do Engineering at Queen's University, from where I graduated in 1963. But well before 1963 I had found the conventional branches of engineering to be less interesting than I had wished. I headed off into Engineering Physics, great training for applied research postgrad studies. But in what I had spent a couple of summers at the National Research Council in Ottawa, working in the radio astronomy group. It seemed to me at the time that astronomy was perhaps of passing interest and might offer decent engineering challenges. The astronomy got me in the end, but the engineering background paid rich dividends at various times in...
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