A Dictionary of Environmental Economics, Science, and Policy

A Dictionary of Environmental Economics, Science, and Policy

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R. Quentin Grafton, Linwood H. Pendleton and Harry W. Nelson

This comprehensive Dictionary is an important reference tool for all those interested in environmental science and environmental studies. Written in a clear and accessible style, the dictionary includes over three thousand up-to-date entries, all accompanied by a detailed yet straightforward definition covering all aspects of the subject.

Appendix 3: Systèm IInternationale Units

R. Quentin Grafton, Linwood H. Pendleton and Harry W. Nelson

Subjects: economics and finance, environmental economics, environment, ecological economics, environmental economics

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Appendix 3: Systkme Internationale Units SI units LENGTH Meter (m) Centimeter (cm) Kilometer (km) Micrometer (pm) Conversions 1 ft = 0.3048 m 1 m = 3.2808 ft 1 in= 2.54 cm 1 cm = 0.3937 in 1 k m = 0.6214 mile 1 mile = 1.6093 km 1 pm= 10-6m 1 Angstrom = IO-'' m One degree of latitude = 111.1 lun = 69.1 miles = 60 nautical miles One nautical mile = 1.15 statute miles = 1.85 km 1 kg = 2.2046 lb 1 lb = 0.4536 kg 1 g = 0.0353 oz 1 oz = 28.3495 g 1 tonne =103kg = 1.10 short ton = 2204.622 lbs ~~~ MASS Kilogram (kg) Gram (g) Metric tonne (t) TEMPERATURE Kelvin (K) ~~~ AREA Square meter (m2) Square centimeter (cm2) Square kilometer (km2) Hectare (ha) 1" K = 1" C = 1.8" F 1" F = 5.9" C = 5.9" K " C + 273.15 = K " C x (1.8) + 3 2 = " F (" F - 32) x (5/9) = " C 1 m2 = 10.764 sq fl 1 sq fl = 0.0929 m2 1 cm2= 0.155 sq in 1 sq in = 6.4516 cm2 1 km2= 0.3861 sq miles 1 sq mile = 2.5899 km2 1 ha = 10 000 m2 = 2.471 acres 1 acre = 43 560 sq ft = 0.4047 ha 331 332 A Dictionary of Environmental Economics, Science, and Policy VOLUME Cubic meter (m3) Cubic centimeter (cm3) 1 m3 = 35.3 cu ft 1 cu ft = 0.028 m3 1 cm3= 0.061 cu in lcu in = 16.39 cm3 1 liter (1) = 1 0 - ~ ~ ~ = 0.264 gal (US) = 0.22 gal (Imperial) 1 barrel = 158.983 litres WORK AND ENERGY Joule (J) 1 calorie (cal) = 4.186...

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