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Nixon, Brian

Overview
Works: 58 works in 122 publications in 2 languages and 1,105 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Science films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Educational television programs  Ethnic films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 612
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Most widely held works by Brian Nixon
Coastal dunes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measuring wind velocity demonstrates how saltation, sand movement and erosion occur in dunes. The program demonstrates the morphology of dune development and the interaction between it and the vegetation-soil system, and how slight changes, including human use of the area, can destroy large parts of the system
Glacial deposits( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of sedimentary deposits exposed in a cliff-face by the characteristics of size, shape, and roundness of the particles to determine if they are similar to those being deposited near glaciers today
E-Banking : managing your money and transactions online by Mary Dixon( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Isles by Brian Nixon( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skin by Erik Friedlander( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program provides a complete introduction to the following topics: the structure and function of the skin; what sunburn is and how to avoid it; the effects of ultraviolet light on the skin; what is meant by the inflammatory response; how and why the body produces melanin; the causes and treatment of skin cancer
Slopes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some characteristic lakeside slopes that at first sight seem to present a random assortment of shapes and sizes. It attempts to establish whether any order can be discovered in such apparent chaos and to understand the ways in which these slopes have developed
The developing city by Charles Foster( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growth of a town into a city; the center city, housing, suburbia and exurbia; relocating business, industry and people, and the relationship between jobs, housing and transportation. Compares the growth of Manchester, England with that of Los Angeles, California
World contrasts by Brian Nixon( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of central place( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies how one small city with a population of 100,000 functions as a regional center and provides goods and services to that regional center and to a tourist population of three million annual visitors. Focuses on the medieval English university town of Cambridge and its surrounding areas
Waves and beaches( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the various shapes taken by a beach to dissipate wave energy. Two beaches are compared: a steep one with sand and shingle, and a flat one. Field measurement and laboratory demonstration show how wave type and sediment variability cause changes in the beach profile
Limestone( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how a limestone landscape can provide an outdoor laboratory in which simple experiments can be carried out
Sams teach yourself e-banking today by Brian Nixon( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction : designer babies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines some of the issues raised by the potential uses and misuses of genetic technology and demonstrates the techiques of both ultra-sound scanning and amniocentesis as well as explaining the latest genetic manipulation techniques and the potential applications of the knowledge gained from the human genome project
Focus on the community by W. B Nixon( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River channel forms( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rivers vary enormously both in size and in the nature of their channels. Programme examines the relationship between the shape of the channel and processes at work, both at low water and during times of flood when rivers reach bank full and when changes in channel form can be dramatic
The Senses( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program examines the role that our senses play in providing us with information about the world around us. Our brain depends upon the information from all our senses being integrated so that the brain is provided with consistent data that it can use to direct our actions. The program demonstrates how the senses of sight and balance operate as well as how they interact with each other"--Container
JAMES, W : Australian Christmas Carols( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sams teach yourself today e-banking managing your money and transactions online by Brian Nixon( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designer babies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program examines some of the issues raised by the potential uses and misuses of genetic technology. The program demonstrates the techniques of both ultrasound scanning and amniocentesis as well as explains genetic manipulation techniques and the potential applications of the knowledge gained from the human genome project. The program provides a complete introduction to the following topics: structure and function of DNA; social, economic, and ethical implications of genetic manipulation; prenatal screening techniques; genetic abnormalities; artificial insemination and embryo transplants"--Container
ETERNITY : Timeless Music of Australia's Composers( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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