The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:The Crowood Press

ISBN:1785001361

Total Pages:304

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Based on real-life experience and written by expert authors, the books in the Maintenance and Upgrades Manual series from Crowood will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance. With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of Series II, IIA and III Land Rovers. The book covers: choosing and buying a Series II or III Land Rover; maintenance and service procedures; detailed guides for repair and maintenance of each of the car's systems, including brakes, steering and suspension, engine, clutch and transmission, axles, hubs and propshafts, and electrical systems; repairing and preventing corrosion; upgrades for reliability, comfort, performance and off-roading; rebuilding a Series II or III Land Rover: things to know before you take on a project car. This practical guide and technical resource for all Series II, IIA and III owners and Land Rover enthusiasts is fully illustrated with over 280 colour photographs.

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Land Rover Series I, II & IIA

Author:Maurice Thurman

Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN:1845850149

Total Pages:64

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Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author’s years of Land Rover ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!

Land Rover Defender, 90 and 110 Range

Author:James Taylor

Publisher:Crowood

ISBN:1847975186

Total Pages:208

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Land Rover Defender, 90 and 110 Range - 30 Years of the Coil-Spring 4x4 Models charts the evolution of the coil-sprung Defender vehicles. When Land Rover switched from leaf springs to coil springs for their utility models in 1983, it was a major step forward. The first coil-sprung model, the One Ten, replaced the Series III 109s. The short-wheelbase Ninety replaced the Series III 88s in 1984. From 1990, the models were all re-branded as Land Rover Defenders - 90, 110 and 140 - as the Land Rover range expanded and the marketing teams wanted a new name.Topics covered include: Origins of the Defender and early Ninety and One Ten Models; Development and use of the long-wheelbase models; Special conversions and Defenders built outside the UK, including in Australia and South Africa; Military and emergency service use of the Defender; Detailed examinations of engines and engineering, and the focus on diesel power; The future of the Defender. Charts the evolution of the coil-sprung Defender vehicles - the early 90 and 110 models from 1983 to present day. A must buy for all Land Rover enthusiasts. Superbly illustrated with 300 colour photographs. James Taylor is a well-known writer on classic motoring and a specialist on the Land Rover marque.

Land Rover

Author:James Taylor

Publisher:Crowood

ISBN:1847975283

Total Pages:304

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The Land Rover has become an icon across the world, famed for its classic design, its practicality and its longevity. In this revised edition of his acclaimed book, first issued as Land Rover - 60 Years of the 4 x 4 Workhouse, James Taylor charts sixty-five years of Land Rover development in comprehensive detail, bringing the story right up to date with the latest Defender variants. Contents include: Prototypes and development vehicles; Standard production models; The special editions; Land Rovers built outside the UK; Special conversions; Military variants; The Land Rovers that never were. The first book to look at the story of the Land Rover's gradual evolution. Comprehensively researched, extensively illustrated and accessibly presented, this will be an indispensable read for all those who have an interest in the legend that is Land Rover. Superbly illustrated with 476 colour photographs. James Taylor's major specialization is the Rover company and its descendants, and he is widely acknowledged as the pre-eminent historian of the Land Rover.

Land Rover Series I-III

Author:Maurice Thurman

Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN:1845840984

Total Pages:112

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"A conveniently-sized comprehensive troubleshooter for Series I, II and III Land Rovers. Identifies the most common problems, from engine noises to suspension issues, and provides quick, often innovative roadside repairs to get you moving again. Also offers advice on more extensive repairs. Covering most civilian models, including both petrol and diesel engines, this is an essential book for Land Rover drivers."--P. 4 of cover.

Manual of Digital Earth

Author:Huadong Guo

Publisher:Springer Nature

ISBN:9813299150

Total Pages:852

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This open access book offers a summary of the development of Digital Earth over the past twenty years. By reviewing the initial vision of Digital Earth, the evolution of that vision, the relevant key technologies, and the role of Digital Earth in helping people respond to global challenges, this publication reveals how and why Digital Earth is becoming vital for acquiring, processing, analysing and mining the rapidly growing volume of global data sets about the Earth. The main aspects of Digital Earth covered here include: Digital Earth platforms, remote sensing and navigation satellites, processing and visualizing geospatial information, geospatial information infrastructures, big data and cloud computing, transformation and zooming, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and social media. Moreover, the book covers in detail the multi-layered/multi-faceted roles of Digital Earth in response to sustainable development goals, climate changes, and mitigating disasters, the applications of Digital Earth (such as digital city and digital heritage), the citizen science in support of Digital Earth, the economic value of Digital Earth, and so on. This book also reviews the regional and national development of Digital Earth around the world, and discusses the role and effect of education and ethics. Lastly, it concludes with a summary of the challenges and forecasts the future trends of Digital Earth. By sharing case studies and a broad range of general and scientific insights into the science and technology of Digital Earth, this book offers an essential introduction for an ever-growing international audience.

Advanced GNSS Tropospheric Products for Monitoring Severe Weather Events and Climate

Author:Jonathan Jones,Guergana Guerova,Jan Douša,Galina Dick,Siebren de Haan,Eric Pottiaux,Olivier Bock,Rosa Pacione,Roeland van Malderen

Publisher:Springer Nature

ISBN:3030139018

Total Pages:563

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The book (COST Action Final report) summarises the proceedings from COST Action ES1206. COST Action ES1206, Advanced GNSS Tropospheric Products for Severe Weather Events and Climate (GNSS4SWEC), was a 4-year project, running from 2013 to 2017, which coordinated new and improved capabilities from concurrent developments in GNSS, meteorological and climate communities. For the first time, the synergy of multi-GNSS constellations was used to develop new, more advanced tropospheric products, exploiting the full potential of multi-GNSS on a wide range of temporal and spatial scales - from real-time products monitoring and forecasting severe weather, to the highest quality post-processed products suitable for climate research. The Action also promoted the use of meteorological data as an input to real-time GNSS positioning, navigation, and timing services and has stimulated knowledge and data transfer throughout Europe and beyond.

Chariots for Apollo

Author:Courtney G. Brooks,James M. Grimwood,Loyd S. Swenson

Publisher:Courier Corporation

ISBN:0486140938

Total Pages:576

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This illustrated history by a trio of experts is the definitive reference on the Apollo spacecraft and lunar modules. It traces the vehicles' design, development, and operation in space. More than 100 photographs and illustrations.