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Rig M.S North Sea Handbook By North Sea Rig M.S Team
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The Diamond Offshore Rig M.S North Sea specific technical Handbook.
On the North Sea By Matthew R Brackley
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the story of one mans experiences in the north sea in the early 1980's
The North American Sea Ducks By Paul Johnsgard
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The 21 species of sea ducks are one of the larger subgroups (Tribe Mergini) of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and the 16 species (one historically extinct) that are native to North America represent... More > the largest number to be found on any continent. This book is an effort to summarize succinctly our current knowledge of sea duck biology and to provide a convenient survey of the vast technical literature on the group, with over 900 literature references. It includes 90,000 words of text (more than 40 percent of which is new), 15 updated range maps, 31 photographs, over 30 ink drawings, and nearly 150 sketches. Lastly, the North American sea ducks include the now extinct Labrador duck, the only northern hemisphere waterfowl species to have gone extinct in modern times. Considering recent population crashes in other sea ducks, such as the Steller’s eider and spectacled eider, it should also offer a sobering reminder of the fragility of our natural world and its inhabitants, including us.< Less
Under the Sea to the North Pole By Pierre Mael
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Isabelle de Keralio is one of the leaders of an expedition attempting to reach the North Pole by steamship, balloon and submarine. Facing storms, ice, starvation and rampaging polar bears she finally... More > discovers the bizarre, unbelievable secret of the North Pole. Originally published in French in 1893 as "A French Woman at the North Pole" and in English in 1898. Includes the original illustrations.< Less
The Lively Poll: A Tale of the North Sea By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February... More > 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. He was also an accomplished artist, and exhibited some of his water-colours at the Royal Scottish Academy.Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh on 24 April 1825, the ninth of ten children and the youngest son, to Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776–1847) and his wife Anne (1786–1855). Alexander was a newspaper editor and printer in the family firm of "Ballantyne & Co" based at Paul's Works on the Canongate, and Robert's uncle James Ballantyne (1772–1833) was the printer for Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. In 1832-33 the family is known to have been living at 20 Fettes Row, in the northern New Town of Edinburgh. Excerpt from:< Less
Helicopters Supporting North Sea oil rigs By Peter Dancey
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Over the years since the oil and gas boom in the North Sea began there has been a number of companies. including BEA, BHI, Bond, and Bristow operating helicopters in support of the industry's... More > offshore operations along with some fixed-wing types. At one time most of the helicopter flights operated out of Sumburgh, in the Shetland Isles. Transporting personnel maintenance men and supplies to oil fields in the North Sea presents one of the most challenging tasks for the helicopter pilots who have to carry out these tasks in what is a very busy area for civil airliners too. Most of the helicopters used including the Bell 212 (the first) the Sikorsky S-61N, Sikorsky S-76 Spirit, SA330 Puma, and SA332L Super Puma have been modified to improve their safety features for this demanding tasks even so, there have been a number of fatalities. This ebook is a breif history of North Sea oil industry helicopter support operations from inception until the present day.< Less
north star By Stephanie Freese, Dolly Sickles
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When the North star leaves her place in the sky to have a winter adventure, a sea captain can no longer navigate safely home to his family.
Spirits and the Sea By Linda Nicholls
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Spirits and the Sea. A spiritual journey across the North Sea with Derek Acorah.
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Overall exploration activity is decreasing in Norwegian Offshore Continental Shelf (NOCS) areas. For how long time will the NOCS area be competitive in a global arena for exploration – 40 years... More > or less ? Will only gas and mid-Norwegian Continental Shelf be of interest for the industry – or will NOCS – North Sea area come back? NOCS still has good exploring/ exploiting opportunities left. We present results from some of our studies performed on both amplitude and ISIS © generated acoustic impedance (AI), lithology-fluid (LFP) datasets from the NOCS - North Sea area. Focus here is on North Sea 2002 round areas. Reservoir, trap and source risks are evaluated, and illustrations on how inversion can reduce these exploration risks, both in mature as well as immature areas in NOCS- North Sea. Utilization of visualization techniques (f.inst. 2D to ”pseudo” 3D and attribute extractions). All the lines illustrated here are found in the inversion packages available for North Sea Round 2002.< Less
The Boy Allies on the North Sea Patrol Striking the First Blow at the German Fleet By Clair W. (Clair Wallace) Hayes
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