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Palmer Automatic Weather Station  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : December 06, 1991 File : opp93040 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... Palmer Automatic Weather Station) To: Files (S.7 - Environment) This Environmental Action Memorandum ...

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Deck addition at Palmer <  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : January 31, 1991 File : opp93020 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... Deck Addition at Palmer Station BioLab) To: Files (S.7 - Environment) On January 18, 1991, the ...

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Palmer boathouse addition <  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : January 31, 1991 File : opp93021 OFFICE OF SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND ... Palmer Station Boathouse Addition) To: Files (S.7 - Environment) On January 16, 1991, the civilian ...

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INSIDE THIS Dr. Palmer's  

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extensive career in higher education. Cal State Fullerton and its students are indebted to Dr. Palmer years in higher education has been working with students and helping them reach their educational goals years of Student Affairs service at the State University of New York at Buffalo. "He brought a wealth

de Lijser, Peter

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BBC News: Lords Reform  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On January 19, 1999, Tony Blair's government announced the most radical restructuring of the House of Lords, the UK's second chamber, in its 600-year existence. Honoring the Labour Party election manifesto, the Bill will remove all 759 hereditary peers, those with an automatic right to sit by virtue of birthright, within the year. In the meantime, a Royal Commission will formulate proposals for a new upper house and issue a report by December 31, 1999. A fully reformed chamber is expected to be in place by 2002, and in the meantime, publicly nominated "People's Peers" may sit in the Lords in addition to the politically appointed Life Peers. The BBC Special Report outlines this momentous constitutional change in Britain, and offers analysis, commentary, and the latest news.

1999-01-01

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House of Lords Bill  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On January 19, 1999, Tony Blair's government announced the most radical restructuring of the House of Lords, the UK's second chamber, in its 600-year existence. Honoring the Labour Party election manifesto, the Bill will remove all 759 hereditary peers, those with an automatic right to sit by virtue of birthright, within the year. In the meantime, a Royal Commission will formulate proposals for a new upper house and issue a report by December 31, 1999. A fully reformed chamber is expected to be in place by 2002, and in the meantime, publicly nominated "People's Peers" may sit in the Lords in addition to the politically appointed Life Peers. The full text of the Bill as it was introduced in the House of Commons is available at the site.

1999-01-01

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Constrctn. of Bird Blind, Palmer  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : December 30, 1991 File : opp93050 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... S-013, Near Palmer Station Antarctica) To: (Files S.7 - Environment) Manager, Polar Biology and ...

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Knowledge Representation and Martha Palmer  

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Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Martha Palmer LING 7800/CSCI 7000 March 7, 2013 KRR 1 #12) (_,_,_,_,shrub) carrots turnips zucchini pumpkins eggplant tomatoes (or,sw,31,c,_) (white,bi,39,c,_) (gr,bi,29,f,_) (or,sw,30,cf,_) (purple,sw,21,c,_) (red,sw,26,c,_) Abbreviations: or ­ orange, gr-green, sw-sweet, bi

Palmer, Martha

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Lord Beaconsfield and English Society  

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­ though i t is safe to say tha^very few in this country iden­ tify the author of "Coningsby" and "Lothair" with the Minister who placed England in control of the Suez Canal. Lord Beaoonsfield is at the present time much better known as a statesman than... be that the present generation will forget the very names of his novels of English society, but they are not likely to forget the Empress of India and the Suez Canal. 2. Rather singularly the early l i f e of Lord Beaoonsfield has remained somewhat of an enigma...

Jones, Bertha A.

1902-05-15

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Shelter for radio repeater-Palmer  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : January 22, 1993 File : opp93057 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... Repeater at Palmer Station, Antarctica) To: Files (S.7 - Environment) This Environmental Action ...

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Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) development as influenced by Palmer amaranth competition  

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, 8, 10, and 12 plants per 9. 14 m of row. Cotton canopy was not significantly altered by competition with Palmer amaranth. Cotton shoot biomass at mid-season was erratically affected by 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 Palmer amaranth per row, however, densities...

Morgan, Gaylon DeWayne

2012-06-07

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RICHARD N. PALMER Professor and Head  

E-print Network

Commission on the Potomac River Basin, Bethesda, MD; Environmental Engineer, Environmental Protection Agency1 RICHARD N. PALMER Professor and Head Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University.D. Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University 1979 M.S. Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

Mountziaris, T. J.

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"Lord of the Flies". [Lesson Plan].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Based on William Golding's novel "Lord of the Flies," this lesson plan presents activities designed to help students understand that, on a literal level, the novel deals with what happens to a group of boys stranded on an island; and that on a symbolic level, it investigates what happens to civilized people when the structures of civilization…

Discovery Communications, Inc., Bethesda, MD.

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Reading, Living, Loving "Lord of the Flies."  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes a unit plan for teaching "Lord of the Flies" that allows students to respond freely to the reading and to "get out of their seats" and experience the first chapter of the book. Includes guidelines for the response-based approach, for discussion groups, and for character portfolios. (NH)

Sunderman, Wendy L.

1999-01-01

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Current status of the LORD experiment  

Microsoft Academic Search

The current status of the Lunar Orbit Radio Detector (LORD) experiment to search for ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (UHECR), using the Moon as both a target for the UHECR interaction and radiator for production Cherenkov radio emission. The scientific potential of this new technology is estimated for a reasonable configuration of experiment by analytic modeling. It is shown that such radio

G. A. Gusev; V. A. Chechin; B. N. Lomonosov; K. M. Pichkhadze; N. G. Polukhina; V. A. Ryabov; V. K. Sysoev; V. A. Tsarev

2009-01-01

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Text Understanding System \\Lambda Martha Palmer  

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developed at the Unisys Center for Advanced Information Technology. KERNEL's design is motivated by the need Contract N00014­85­C­0012. Paramax Systems Corpo­ ration is wholly owned by Unisys. #12; ii m. palmer et Corporation Valley Forge Labs R&D 70 East Swedesford Road P.O. Box 517 Paoli PA 10301 email: weir@prc.unisys

Finin, Tim

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Current status of the LORD experiment  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The current status of the Lunar Orbit Radio Detector (LORD) experiment to search for ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (UHECR), using the Moon as both a target for the UHECR interaction and radiator for production Cherenkov radio emission. The scientific potential of this new technology is estimated for a reasonable configuration of experiment by analytic modeling. It is shown that such radio wave experiment can be competitive with modern projects in this field. The simplest technically realizable architecture for the first generation of the LORD instrument, disposed on a standard lunar space platform designed by Lavochkin association, is elaborated. A Monte Carlo simulation is performed, including effects associated with the finite depth of the regolith layer. The signature of the cascade signal is different from the background, and discrimination between CR and neutrino cascades might be possible.

Gusev, G. A.; Chechin, V. A.; Lomonosov, B. N.; Pichkhadze, K. M.; Polukhina, N. G.; Ryabov, V. A.; Sysoev, V. K.; Tsarev, V. A.

2009-06-01

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Law Lords Decision in Pinochet Case  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On Wednesday, the UK's highest court refused to grant General Pinochet immunity from prosecution for the second time. The court ruled six-to-one that he could face extradition to Spain where he would be charged with torture, conspiracy to torture, and conspiracy to murder. Pinochet was originally arrested in October on an extradition warrant from Spain, and the following month, the Law Lords ruled that he was not immune to prosecution for acts committed as a head of state. However, for the first time in British legal history, that decision was set aside after conflict of interest charges were levelled against one of the Lords who was connected to Amnesty International. Despite this second ruling, the case is far from settled, as the extradition proceedings themselves remain, and it is expected that Pinochet's lawyers will drag the case out for months, or even years if possible. In the meantime, the former dictator remains under house arrest in England. Users can read the full text of the Law Lords' lengthy decision at this site, provided by the UK Stationery Office.

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Ozone profiles above Palmer Station, Antarctica  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Wallops Flight Facility conducted a series of 52 balloon-borne measurements of vertical ozone profiles over the National Science Foundation (NSF) research facility at Palmer Station, Antarctica (64 deg 46 S, 64 deg 3 W) between August 9 and October 24, 1987. High resolution measurements were made from ground level to an average of 10 mb. While much variation was seen in the profile amounts of ozone, it is clear that a progressive depletion of ozone occurred during the measurement period, with maximum depletion taking place in the 17 to 19 km altitude region. Ozone partial pressures dropped by about 95 percent in this region. Shown here are plotted time dependences of ozone amounts observed at 17 km and at arbitrarily selected altitudes below (13 km) and above (24 km) the region of maximum depletion. Ozone partial pressure at 17 km is about 150nb in early August, and has decreased to less than 10nb in the minimums in October. The loss rate is of the order of 1.5 percent/day. In summary, a progressive depletion in stratospheric ozone over Palmer Station was observed from August to October, 1987. Maximum depletion occurred in the 17 to 19 km range, and amounted to 95 percent. Total ozone overburden decreased by up to 50 percent during the same period.

Torres, Arnold L.; Brothers, George

1988-01-01

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A brief history of Lord Rutherford's radium.  

PubMed

In this paper I give a brief summary of what is known about the acquisition, use and fate of the radium sources that were in the possession of Lord Rutherford during his lifetime. The account is written in two parts, corresponding to the periods from the discovery of radium in 1898 until his death in 1937 and then from 1937 until recent times. The history of Rutherford's radium closely shadows the history of radioactivity, the evolution of nuclear physics, the race for the bomb, and the development of the nuclear industry. PMID:25254280

Todd, Neil

2014-09-20

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Palmer LTER: Hydrogen peroxide in the Palmer LTER region. II. Water column distribution  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes Hydrogen peroxide research from the Palmer long-term ecological research program in the Antarctic. The seasonal variability of hydrogen peroxide in the surface waters of the study area was examined. Depth profiles of hydrogen peroxide were strongly correlated with water column salinity, with the greatest concentrations in the mixed layer. The results to date suggest that hydrogen peroxide concentrations in the LTER region are lower than those observed in temperate and tropical marine habitats. 12 refs., 2 figs.

Resing, J.; Tien, G.; Letelier, R.; Karl, D.M. (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States)); Jones, D. (Rutgers Univ., Port Norris, NJ (United States))

1993-01-01

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The Lord's Resistance Army and African International Relations  

Microsoft Academic Search

For the past two decades, the Lord's Resistance Army has waged a devastating war against the central government and the local population in northern Uganda. It is estimated that tens of thousands of civilians have been killed or kidnapped so far. In recent years, Lord's Resistance Army forces led by Joseph Kony have moved beyond the confines of northern Uganda,

Kevin C. Dunn

2010-01-01

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A Self-Calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) has been used for more than 30 years to quantify the long-term drought conditions for a given location and time. However, a common critique of the PDSI is that the behavior of the index at various locations is inconsistent, making spatial comparisons of PDSI values difficult, if not meaningless.A self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index

Nathan Wells; Steve Goddard; Michael J. Hayes

2004-01-01

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Palmer LTER: Hydrogen peroxide in the Palmer LTER region. IV. Photochemical interactions with dissolved organic matter  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes Hydrogen peroxide research from the Palmer long-term ecological research program in the Antarctic. In this particular study the hypothesis that UV radiation might play a role in microheterotrophic microbial processes by direct interactions with dissolved organic matter (DOM) is examined. Two independent pathways are proposed: partial photolytic degradation or alteration of refractory DOM resulting in a supply of readily available organic substrates for bacterial metabolism; and complete photolytic degradation of DOM. The study documents important photochemical-DOM reactions in the coastal habitats of the Antarctic Peninsula. 8 refs., 2 figs.

Karl, D.M.; Resing, J. (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States))

1993-01-01

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Palmer LTER: Hydrogen peroxide in the Palmer LTER region. III. Local sources and sinks  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes Hydrogen peroxide research from the Palmer long-term ecological research program in the Antarctic. This paper discusses research on the sources and sinks of hydrogen peroxide in a variety of antarctic coastal habitats. The potential source terms we evaluated were wet deposition (snow) glacial ice meltwater and land runoff, and in situ biological processes. The primary hydrogen peroxide sink investigated was bacterial enzymatic activity. From initial investigations, it appears that both biological and photochemical sources and microbiological sinks of hydrogen peroxide must be consider in studies of southern ocean hydrogen peroxide dynamics. 7 refs., 2 figs.

Tien, G.; Karl, D.M. (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States))

1993-01-01

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Gender Politics in the Early Poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study explores representations of gender in the poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson as they apply to Victorian England. In particular, it addresses the apparent gender transgressions that seem to occur in his presentation of \\

Andrea Ryan

1999-01-01

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From Page to Stage: Lord of the Flies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses how drama can used in the teaching of English as a Foreign Language, describing a project at the International School of Helsinki that chose to dramatize William Golding's "Lord of the Flies." (Author/VWL)

Lucas, Helen; Hiltunen, Tuomas

2002-01-01

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Palmer LTER: Hydrogen peroxide in the Palmer LTER region. I. An introduction  

SciTech Connect

The Palmer long-term ecological research (LTER) program is an coordinated multi-investigator and interdisciplinary study of an ice-dominated, high-latitude marine ecosystem. The study of hydrogen peroxide dynamics in this habitat was inspired by two ecological applications: it has been suggested that hydrogen peroxide concentrations can be used as a tracer for vertical advection in surface ocean waters. To the extent that vertical mixing is a critical variable in determining the production of southern oceans ecosystems, this information is fundamental. In addition, because hydrogen peroxide is a common intermediate of photochemical reactions of oxygen with organic compounds, it may provide a convenient analytical procedure for assessing photolytic alteration of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in sea water. Recent studies suggest that photochemical processes may play a previous unrecognized role in the global carbon cycle. These studies focus on evaluating the magnitude of these potential photochemical processes in considering the biological cycling of DOM. 21 refs.

Karl, D.M.; Resing, J.; Tien, G.; Letelier, R. (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States)); Jones, D. (Rutgers Univ., Port Norris, NJ (United States))

1993-01-01

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Development of a remotely sensing seasonal vegetation-based Palmer Drought Severity  

E-print Network

Development of a remotely sensing seasonal vegetation-based Palmer Drought Severity Index and its are currently disregarded in Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), and the sensitivity of PDSI to the choice Drought Severity Index (PDSI) [Palmer, 1965] has been widely used to measure cumulative departure

Myneni, Ranga B.

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Measurements of enhanced springtime ultraviolet radiation at Palmer Station, Antarctica  

Microsoft Academic Search

Measurements of ultraviolet solar spectra from Palmer Station, Antarctica have defined the surface radiation environment of the region during the Austral spring of 1988. At wavelengths where absorption by ozone is negligible, 335-345 nm, the noontime irradiances show the expected gradual increase from the first day of measurements, September 19 through December 21. Large variations related to cloudiness are imposed

Dan Lubin; John E. Frederick; C. Rocky Booth; Timothy Lucas; David Neuschuler

1989-01-01

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The Sensitivity of the Palmer Drought Severity Index and Palmer's Z-Index to their Calibration Coefficients Including Potential Evapotranspiration  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) is routinely made available by NOAA for operational use, and it has also been calculated across the United States on a historical basis back to 1895 (Karl et al., 1983). Traditionally, the coefficients used in the calculation of the PDSI have been based on an anomalously hot and dry period across much of the

Thomas R. Karl

1986-01-01

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Fascinating (British) Fascism: David Britton’s Lord Horror  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although we are familiar with films and novels as sites of ‘fascinating fascism’ (Sontag) there has been comparatively little attention paid to comics or the graphic novel. David Britton’s Lord Horror forces us to confront this absence. These graphic novels offer an historical fantasy based on the life of the pre-war fascist and wartime traitor William Joyce, better known as

Benjamin Noys

2002-01-01

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Thinking through Writing. Lord Fairfax Community College, 1990-1992.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In an attempt to improve its students' writing abilities, as well as their critical thinking skills, Lord Fairfax Community College, in Virginia, developed a program called "Thinking through Writing." The project designers believed that concept formation, classification, memory enhancement, and other learning/thinking skills could be enhanced by…

Lord Fairfax Community Coll., Middletown, VA.

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Golding's "Lord of the Flies": An Alternate Interpretation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Suggests that the usual interpretation of "The Lord of the Flies"--that human nature is inherently evil--may not be the best interpretation. Indicates that the behavior of the book's characters may reflect the child rearing and early education experienced by upper class English boys in the 1930s. (TJ)

Purvin, George

1980-01-01

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Lord Rectors of St Andrews 1858-to date  

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Constantine of Maraval and Nelson 1970 John Cleese 1973 Alan Coren 1976 Frank Muir 1979 Tim Brooke-Taylor 1982 Stirling of Keir 1865 John Stuart Mill 1868 James Anthony Froude 1872 Charles, Lord Neaves 1874 Arthur Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava 1892 John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess

Brierley, Andrew

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Geology of the Lord Range, Central Southern Alps, New Zealand  

Microsoft Academic Search

Gently dipping Torlesse rocks, in the Lord Range, occupy the core of a shallow post-metamorphic synform. Only two lithotypes are present; a dominant sequence of regularly bedded alternating sandstone and mudstone, and a relatively restricted sequence of maroon and green shale. The sandstones are poorly sorted litharenites, unusually deficient in feldspar, but otherwise containing the clastic assemblages typical of Torlesse

P. B. Andrews; D. G. Bishop; J. D. Bradshaw; G. Warren

1974-01-01

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A Pleistocene Clone of Palmer's Oak Persisting in Southern California  

PubMed Central

Background The distribution of Palmer's oak (Quercus palmeri Engelm.) includes numerous isolated populations that are presumably relicts of a formerly larger range that has contracted due to spreading aridity following the end of the Pleistocene. Principal Findings We investigated a recently discovered disjunct population of Palmer's oak in the Jurupa Mountains of Riverside County, California. Patterns of allozyme polymorphism, morphological homogeneity, widespread fruit abortion, and evidence of fire resprouting all strongly support the hypothesis that the population is a single clone. The size of the clone and estimates of annual growth from multiple populations lead us to conclude that the clone is in excess of 13,000 years old. Conclusions The ancient age of the clone implies it originated during the Pleistocene and is a relict of a vanished vegetation community. Range contraction after climate change best explains the modern disjunct distribution of Q. palmeri and perhaps other plants in California. PMID:20041136

May, Michael R.; Provance, Mitchell C.; Sanders, Andrew C.; Ellstrand, Norman C.; Ross-Ibarra, Jeffrey

2009-01-01

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A Self-Calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) has been used for more than 30 years to quantify the long-term drought conditions for a given location and time. However, a common critique of the PDSI is that the behavior of the index at various locations is inconsistent, making spatial comparisons of PDSI values difficult, if not meaningless.A self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index (SC-PDSI) is presented and evaluated. The SC-PDSI automatically calibrates the behavior of the index at any location by replacing empirical constants in the index computation with dynamically calculated values. An evaluation of the SC-PDSI at 761 sites within Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota, as well as at all 344 climate divisions shows that it is more spatially comparable than the PDSI, and reports extreme wet and dry conditions with frequencies that would be expected for rare conditions.


Wells, Nathan; Goddard, Steve; Hayes, Michael J.

2004-06-01

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Chemical composition of fresh snowfalls at Palmer Station, Antarctica  

Microsoft Academic Search

A first time investigation was performed to establish a chemical baseline for snowfall at Palmer Station Antarctica (64°46?S, 64°05?W) since there was no such record. A chemical baseline for snow could be use to validate climate change studies based on ice core analyses. The snow samples contained (from high to low mass concentration) total organic carbon, chloride, inorganic carbon, sodium,

T. P. DeFelice

1998-01-01

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Paleomagnetic Perspectives: Contributions of H.C. Palmer  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

With a broad background in petrology, structure, and tectonics, H.C. Palmer undertook a new career path in paleomagnetism in 1964 under a Canada Council post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Western Ontario. Like many paleomagnetists of that time, he became largely self-taught as he explored paleomagnetic methods and rock magnetism. His research, although primarily focused on Canadian Precambrian themes such as dike swarms, Grenville deformation, and Logan's loop, encompassed also studies in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Australia. Among his earliest studies was the first paleomagnetic investigation of Warren Carey's Bolivian orocline, preceding dozens of subsequent investigations by other workers. Palmer's research objectives on a broad scale incorporated paleomagnetic evidence into major tectonic events, especially those involving terrane accretion in the Canadian Cordillera and Canadian shield. He was also attentive to the important minutiae of mineralogical transformations and associated effects on magnetizations which influence tectonic interpretations, as well as to the importance of age relationships and correlations for correct paleomagnetic interpretations. He worked with a wide variety of mainly igneous rocks, of many tectonic and structural settings, ranging from silicic ashflows to ultramafic intrusions. This paper highlights selected contributions of Palmer's wide-ranging career to the fields of paleomagnetism and rock magnetism.

MacDonald, W. D.

2004-05-01

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DROUGHT MONITORING USING SELF-CALIBRATING PALMER'S INDICES IN THE SOUTHWEST OF ROMANIA  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) has been used for more than 30 years to quantify the long-term drought conditions for a given location and time. The recently introduced self- calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index, scPDSI and self-calibrating Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, scPHDI are a convenient means of describing the spatial and temporal variability of hydro- meteorological drought. The analysis

MONICA GHIOCA

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Speech to House of Lords, June 14th My Lords, I have had recent experience of higher education in the U.K. and abroad both from  

E-print Network

Speech to House of Lords, June 14th 2000 My Lords, I have had recent experience of higher education especially for the infrastructure of the buildings, libraries and scientific equipment, and for staff the concept of a general salary structure with local and personal variations. I hope the Government

Hunt, Julian

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New geophysical models of Palmer Deep crustal structure  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The 2004 (9th) and 2006 (11th) Ukrainian Antarctic expeditions acquired new geoelectrical data (‘short-impulse electromagnetic field formation' - FSPEF, and ‘vertical electric-resonance sounding' - VERS) along profiles across Drake Passage and along Bransfield Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, with the aim of studying the crustal structure of these features down to depths of >30 km. The sounding on this depth in Antarctic region was the first experience of deep modification of the VERS method using. Modelling experience of deep crustal structure by geophysical data with VERS method shows that there is a possibility to investigate the fluid regime, tectonic disturbances and crush zones in basement and local places of submarine volcanic activity too. This technology also gives a possibility to efficiently divide the cross-section on separate stratigraphic subsections in the sounding site and to determine its depth with high accuracy (Levashov et al., 2003; Levashov et al., 2007). Geophysical surveys enabled to yield new data set with information about Drake Passage and Palmer Deep inner crustal structure on broad continental margin of Antarctic Peninsula. Palmer Deep is located on continental (Pacific) shelf of the Antarctic Peninsula near Anvers Island and consists of three deep basins with depths from 1200? to 1500?. These basins were part of glacial outlet during glaciation's period (Rebesco et al., 1998). Geoelectrical models of Palmer Deep crustal structure along three profiles were built on the sounding data in separate points of continental shelf. Heterogeneity of Palmer Deep earth's crust obtained from VERS data modelling testified to processes of tectonic transformations of internal shelf structures. Tectonic factor explains some conformities of the most recent glaciomarine sediments and glacial streams forming during recent shelf-wide glaciations. New information about sediment distribution and inner crustal structure has an important value for searching and prospecting the hydrocarbon deposits of Palmer Deep region. These geophysical data are of particular importance for understanding of evolution and geodynamic processes at continental margin of Antarctic Peninsula. References 1. Levashov S.P., Yakymchuk M.A. Korchagin I.N., Pyschaniy Ju.M., Yakymchuk Ju.M. Electric-resonance sounding method and its application for the ecological, geological-geophysical and engineering-geological investigations. 66nd EAGE Conference and Technical Exhibition. Paris, France, 7 - 10 June 2003. Extended Abstracts P035. 4 p. 2. Levashov S.P., Yakymchuk N.A., Korchagin I.N., Solovyov V.D., Kozlenko Yu.V. New data about crustal inhomogineities and fluid regime features of West Antarctica bottom structures. 69nd EAGE Conference and Technical Exhibition. London, United Kingdom, 11-14 June 2007. Extended Abstracts P013, 4 p. 3. Levashov, S.P., Yakymchuk, N.A., Korchagin, I.N., Bachmutov, V.G., Solovyov, V.D., and Bozhezha, D.N. (2007), Drake Passage and Bransfield Strait - new geophysical data and modelling of the crustal structure, in Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World - Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES X, edited by A. K. Cooper and C. R. Raymond et al., USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Extended Abstract 028, 4 p. 4. Rebesco, M., Camerlenghi, A., L. De Santis., Domack, E., Kirby, M. Seismic stratigraphy of Palmer Deep: a fault-bounded late Quaternary sediment trap on the inner continental shelf, Antarctic Peninsula Pacific margin/ Marine geology, 1998,151, 1, P.89-110.

Yakymchuk, M. A.; Levashov, S. P.; Korchagin, I. N.; Bachmutov, V. G.; Solovyov, V. D.

2009-04-01

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“We Are Not Disposable“: “Psychiatric”\\/PsychoSocial Disabilities, Survivor Knowledge, and Audre Lorde’s Critique of Market Fundamentalism  

Microsoft Academic Search

This presentation is part of the Disability and Dependence track.\\u000aAudre Lorde: “In a society where the good is defined in terms of profit rather than in terms of human need, there must always be some group of people who, through systematized oppression, can be made to feel surplus, to occupy the position of the dehumanized inferior.”\\u000aPeople with disabilities,

Carol J. Moeller

2010-01-01

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Control of Palmer amaranth in GlytolTM + LibertyLink Cotton J.W. Keeling  

E-print Network

Control of Palmer amaranth in GlytolTM + LibertyLink® Cotton J.D. Reed J.W. Keeling Texas Agri Lubbock, TX Abstract Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) remains the most common weed in cotton fields such that weeds that are difficult to control with glyphosate are becoming more common in fields. Cotton varieties

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Response to Anthony J. Palmer, "A Philosophical View of the General Education Core"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Anthony J. Palmer's paper continues an absolutely necessary discussion on the general education core curriculum for American undergraduate students. Initially, Palmer summarized the global conditions with which we are presently confronted. This discussion led him to the reexamination of the general education core at the undergraduate level. The…

Schuler, Nico

2004-01-01

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Hydrological response to meteorological drought using the Palmer drought indices in Thessaly, Greece  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study evaluates the efficacy of Palmer drought indices to monitor hydrological droughts in river discharges and soil moisture in selected watersheds with varying geomorphologic characteristics in region of Thessaly, Greece. The Palmer four indices (PDSI, Weighted PDSI, PHDI and the moisture anomaly Z-index) were used as indicators of meteorological drought severity. The hydrological drought severity was evaluated from the

Lampros Vasiliades; Athanasios Loukas

2009-01-01

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Primary productivity of the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research Area and the Southern Ocean  

Microsoft Academic Search

A major objective of the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (Palmer LTER) project is to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the various components of the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Phytoplankton production plays a key role in this so-called high nutrient, low chlorophyll environment, and factors that regulate production include those that control cell growth (light, temperature, and nutrients) and those that

R. C. Smith; K. S. Baker; M. L. Byers; S. E. Stammerjohn

1998-01-01

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New variants of the Palmer drought scheme capable of integrated utility  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Palmer drought model that was developed half a century ago has often been used for monitoring and decision making. It has gained wide-spread familiarity and acceptance, together with numerous complaints, criticisms and improvements. This study first introduces a recent variation of Palmer's model, i.e. the standardized Palmer drought index (SPDI) as a hybrid of a Palmer drought index (PI) and a standardized drought index (SI). Then, a more complicated methodology is employed to propose an SPDI-based joint drought index (SPDI-JDI), which is also physically based on the Palmer drought model and is a multivariate SI in nature. Using meteorological observations from twelve WMO gauges from all around the globe, empirical and parametric copula-based approaches are adopted and compared for the construction of SPDI-JDI. The findings in this study indicate that the SPDI-JDI derived from parametric copulas can provide an overall measure of the joint probability-based drought status by combining the probabilistic properties and dependence structure of multi-temporal scale marginals of SPDI. Meanwhile, the SPDI-JDI shows high coherence and correlation with individual PIs and performs well in drought detection when compared to the integration of Palmer drought severity index, Palmer modified drought index, Palmer hydrologic drought index and Palmer Z index as well as to the U.S. Drought Monitor observations. Taken together, new variations of the SPDI-JDI and/or SPDI are expected to bring new vigor and vitality into Palmer's drought model, making it more up-to-date for drought monitoring and prediction.

Ma, Mingwei; Ren, Liliang; Singh, Vijay P.; Yang, Xiaoli; Yuan, Fei; Jiang, Shanhu

2014-11-01

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Applying the Palmer Drought Severity Index to regional climate models  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Drought is one of the climate states that are most difficult to analyse scientifically. Amongst other things it depends on (lack of) precipitation, evapotranspiration, and water holding capacity of the soil at a given place, and how the two first parameters vary with time. One of the most used parameters to evaluate the occurrence and severity of drought is the Palmer Drought Severity Index. We have calculated the Self-Calibrated Palmer Drought Severity Index (SC-PDSI) of the output of some of the regional climate models included in the Ensembles data base covering the area of Europe, in the case where the climate models are forced by the real weather in the period 1960 to 2000. The climate models provide precipitation data as well as the data needed to calculate the potential evapotranspiration in an unbroken time series on a regular grid in the area covered by the regional climate model. To calculate the evapotranspiration we use the Penman-Monteith equation following the guidelines of FAO of the United Nations. The regularity of the output of the climate models makes the output ideal for determining the time-varying SC-PDSI over the entire model area and the entire period. We have compared the simulations of the occurrence of meteorological drought made by the SC-PDSI with independent data of hydrological drought, which has become available with the drought analyses, that has been made as part of the WATCH project. This allows us to evaluate if the predictions of the SC-PDSI are coherent with some of the direct observations of drought, and thus if the SC-PDSI calculated from climate model data gives a good representation of the real occurrence of droughts.

Fox Maule, Cathrine; Svendsen, Synne H.; Thejll, Peter; Cristensen, Jens H.; Tallaksen, Lena; van Lanen, Henny

2010-05-01

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Chemical composition of fresh snowfalls at Palmer Station, Antarctica  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A first time investigation was performed to establish a chemical baseline for snowfall at Palmer Station Antarctica (64°46'S, 64°05'W) since there was no such record. A chemical baseline for snow could be use to validate climate change studies based on ice core analyses. The snow samples contained (from high to low mass concentration) total organic carbon, chloride, inorganic carbon, sodium, sulfate, magnesium, calcium, potassium, fluoride, ammonium, and nitrate, excluding hydrogen and hydroxide. The pH of these samples ranged between 4.0-6.2. The relatively low nitrate and relatively high sulfate concentrations found in our samples are consistent with the results of other studies for this region of Antarctica. The ions and pH do not appear to favor a particular wind direction during this period. The total deposition of sulfate and flouride via snowfall between 10 January and 10 February is conservatively estimated to be 4.78 and 1.3 kg km -2, respectively.

DeFelice, T. P.

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The Lord of the Rings and Mr. Higgs' Boson: What Next?  

E-print Network

The Lord of the Rings and Mr. Higgs' Boson: What Next? The recent discovery of the Higgs Boson University Physics Colloquium The 2014 Dean Edmonds, Sr. Distinguished Lecture Higgs Field ©CERN 2013 #12;

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Motives for Practicing Criticism as a ‘Rational Science’ in Lord Kames’s Elements of Criticism  

E-print Network

The way Lord Kames practices criticism in Elements of Criticism (1762) is not motivated by the new philosophy per se. His use of the new philosophy in the practice of criticism addresses social, political, and nationalistic ...

Innocenti, Beth

2001-01-01

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Speciation with gene flow on Lord Howe Island  

PubMed Central

Understanding the processes underlying the origin of species is a fundamental goal of biology. It is widely accepted that speciation requires an interruption of gene flow between populations: ongoing gene exchange is considered a major hindrance to population divergence and, ultimately, to the evolution of new species. Where a geographic barrier to reproductive isolation is lacking, a biological mechanism for speciation is required to counterbalance the homogenizing effect of gene flow. Speciation with initially strong gene flow is thought to be extremely rare, and few convincing empirical examples have been published. However, using phylogenetic, karyological, and ecological data for the flora of a minute oceanic island (Lord Howe Island, LHI), we demonstrate that speciation with gene flow may, in fact, be frequent in some instances and could account for one in five of the endemic plant species of LHI. We present 11 potential instances of species divergence with gene flow, including an in situ radiation of five species of Coprosma (Rubiaceae, the coffee family). These results, together with the speciation of Howea palms on LHI, challenge current views on the origin of species diversity. PMID:21730151

Papadopulos, Alexander S. T.; Baker, William J.; Crayn, Darren; Butlin, Roger K.; Kynast, Ralf G.; Hutton, Ian; Savolainen, Vincent

2011-01-01

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A global dataset of self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index dataset  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Global maps of monthly self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index (scPDSI) have been calculated for the period 1901-2009 with a spatial resolution of 0.5"× 0.5". The scPDSI is a convenient means of describing the spatial and temporal variability of moisture availability and is based on the more common Palmer Drought Severity Index. The scPDSI improves upon the Palmer Drought Severity Index by maintaining a consistent behaviour of the index over diverse climatological regions. This makes spatial comparisons of scPDSI values on continental scales more meaningful. Potential evapotranspiration (PET) is one of the inputs to the Palmer Drought Severity Index. This scPDSI dataset uses the realistic Penman-Monteith estimate for PET rather than the commonly used Thornthwaite method. In this presentation, the impact of using either one of these PET-estimates in calculated actual evapotranspiration and in the scPDSI values is assessed. The traditional Palmer Drought Severity Index assumes all precipitation to be in the liquid phase. To represent the impact of seasonal snow cover on the water budget, a simple snow accumulation and snow melt model is added to the waterbalance calculations on which the self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index is based. The impact of this additional feature on estimates of the scPDSI is discussed. By substituting climatological monthly mean values for PET, from the period 1961-1990, for the actual monthly means of potential evaporation, an estimate is made of the direct effect of climate change, and in particular the increase in temperature, on drought. The scPDSI with these additional features (Penman PET and a simple snow-melt model) makes the calculations more realistic. It is hoped that they will be more widely used outside the United States, as the approach provides a very convenient means of online drought monitoring.

van der Schrier, G.; Jones, P. D.; Briffa, K. R.

2010-09-01

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Ulnar shortening after TFCC suture repair of Palmer type 1B lesions  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose  The objective of this study was to determine functional and subjective outcomes of an ulnar shortening procedure elected by\\u000a patients who experienced persistent ulno-carpal symptoms following arthroscopic suture repair of a Palmer type 1B lesion.\\u000a All patients had a dynamic ulna positive variance.\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a Methods  Five patients (3 males and 2 females) with arthroscopic repair of Palmer type 1B tears who subsequently

Maya B. Wolf; Markus W. Kroeber; Andreas Reiter; Susanne B. Thomas; Peter Hahn; Raymund E. Horch; Frank Unglaub

2010-01-01

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Rotational Position Optimization (RPO) Disk Scheduling Walter A. Burkhard John D. Palmer  

E-print Network

Rotational Position Optimization (RPO) Disk Scheduling Walter A. Burkhard£ John D. Palmer� £ Gemini drives not using these results. 1 Introduction Disk drive scheduling algorithms have been proposed section. We consider the implementation of a good disk scheduling algorithm; our goal is to provide less

Lega, Joceline

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A strain-induced freshwater pump in the Liverpool Matthew Robert Palmer & Jeff A. Polton  

E-print Network

A strain-induced freshwater pump in the Liverpool Bay ROFI Matthew Robert Palmer & Jeff A. Polton Abstract Liverpool Bay is a region of freshwater influence which receives significant freshwater loading freshwater-induced horizontal density gradient to produce strain-induced periodic stratification (SIPS

Polton, Jeff

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PALMER AMARANTH MANAGEMENT IN TEXAS HIGH PLAINS COTTON J.W. Keeling  

E-print Network

to the commercial development of Roundup Ready cotton, pigweed spp. (mainly Palmer amaranth) were the number one with a postemergence topical (POST) or postemergence directed (PDIR) herbicides. Roundup was applied as a spot spraying Roundup Ready cotton was introduced, some interest in Roundup-only systems existed. However, both research

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Multi-GCM Projections of Global Drought Conditions With Use of the Palmer Drought Indices  

Microsoft Academic Search

We use two Palmer Drought Indices (the PDSI and Z-index) to assess the drought conditions in future climates as projected by seven Global Climate Models (GCMs). Both indices are based on precipitation and temperature data (this makes them more suitable for climate change impact studies compared to the Standardized Precipitation Index, which is based only on precipitation) and the available

M. Dubrovsky; M. Svoboda; M. Trnka; M. Hayes; D. Wilhite; Z. Zalud

2007-01-01

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A Modification of the Palmer Drought Stress Index for Mediterranean Environments  

Microsoft Academic Search

Condensed abstract: The Palmer drought stress index (PDSI) has been developed for the Great Planes of USA considering the environmental conditions and crops in the area. It is computed from a generalized sequential soil water balance where crop evapotranspiration is estimated from the Thornthwaite equation. The final computation is rather complicated because it requires the calibration of monthly coefficients relative

Luis S. Pereira; Ana A. Paulo; Ricardo D. Rosa

2005-01-01

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the "Merrill-Palmer Quarterly"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The academic year 2004-2005 marks the 50th anniversary of the "Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: A Journal of Developmental Psychology." This occasion provides an opportunity to celebrate the journal's heritage, its long history of scholarly contributions to the human developmental sciences, and its current and future mission as a purveyor of scientific…

Ladd, Gary W.

2004-01-01

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Uncertainties in the relative positions of the Australia, Antarctica, Lord Howe, and Pacific plates since the late cretaceous  

Microsoft Academic Search

We determined parameters that describe finite rotations and their uncertainity regions for relative plate motion at the spreading centers between the Pacific and Antarctic plates, between Australia and Antarctica, and between the Lord Howe Rise and Australia. We combined these to yield a range of possible finite rotations describing the relative positions of the Pacific, Australia, Antarctica, and Lord Howe

Joann Stock; Peter Molnar

1982-01-01

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The M51 mystery: Lord Rosse, Robinson, South and the discovery of spiral structure in 1845  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In April 1845 Lord Rosse discovered the spiral structure of M51 with his 72-inch reflector at Birr Castle. Already in March the new telescope had been pointed at the object in Canes Venatici, later nicknamed the 'Whirlpool Nebula'. Two experienced astronomers were present: Sir James South and the Reverend Thomas Romney Robin-son. The problem is that there is no record that they noticed the spiral structure, even though it was immediately seen by Lord Rosse the next month. The solution presented here is based on evidentiary facts, highlighting the nineteenth century astronomical praxis. Focal points are bias, fantasy and a sometimes fatal conspiracy of eye and brain.

Steinicke, Wolfgang

2012-03-01

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Speech by Lord Hunt to the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators November 2, 2006  

E-print Network

Speech by Lord Hunt to the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators November 2, 2006 Master Wardens Hall, and it is a great pleasure to celebrate the work of the Livery Company of Water Conservators, in parts of England water conservators were the local democratic bodies responsible for water management

Hunt, Julian

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Lord of a Brave New Cuckoo's Nest: Implications for Supervisory Authority.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The contradiction in instructional supervisors' roles between helping and rating teachers raises questions about the nature of supervisory authority. Three novels--Golding's "Lord of the Flies," Huxley's "Brave New World," and Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"--illustrate the general problem of combining social control with individual…

Grimmett, Peter

1981-01-01

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Lord of the Flies Community College: A Case Study of Organizational Disintegration. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This case study investigated the organizational culture of a community college and how it both contributed to and prevented organizational chaos during a period of change. The study made use of themes from William G. Golding's novel, "Lord of the Flies," to analyze the setting. The period of change started with the arrival of several top…

Cooper, Joanne; Kempner, Ken

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Understanding "Lord of the Flies": A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel "Lord of the Flies" is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature. This casebook probes the many layers of meaning in the novel, examining its literary, philosophical, historical, scientific, and religious significance. The casebook integrates analysis and primary…

Olsen, Kirstin

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On the margins of rhetoric: Audre lorde transforming silence into language and action  

Microsoft Academic Search

Audre Lorde's speech, “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action, “sheds light on the margins of rhetoric in the sense of the public speech because she examines factors that may cause some people to remain silent while enabling others to speak and act. “Margins” refers both to the parameters employed for defining a practice and the relative place or

Lester C. Olson

1997-01-01

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CAPSULE REPORT: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT: WELLMAN-LORD SO2 RECOVERY PROCESS - FLUE GAS DESULFURIZATION PLANT  

EPA Science Inventory

This capsule report describes results from a joint program conducted by Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) and EPA to demonstrate the sulfur dioxide removal capabilities of the Wellman-Lord/Allied Chemical flue gas desulfurization (FGD) facility. he operation proces...

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The "Lord of the Rings"--A "Mythos" Applicable in Unsustainable Times?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article explores the relevance of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" to environmental education and contemporary concerns about social and environmental injustices. It presents an account of the relationship between Tolkien's environmental biography and those aspects of the story that highlight the connection between his personal…

Morgan, Alun

2010-01-01

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The Myth of Madness: Cold Rationality and ‘Resource’ Plunder by the Lord's Resistance Army  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents findings from research conducted in Northern Uganda into the organisation of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). It is a modest attempt to situate the LRA within the existing literature on intra-state war. The LRA is a group that sits uncomfortably with popular theoretical approaches to armed groups and insurgents, including the greed-grievance debate and related theories of

JAMES BEVAN

2007-01-01

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Former Lord's Resistance Army Child Soldier Abductees: Explorations of Identity in Reintegration and Reconciliation  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article explores the reintegration experiences of former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) child abductees into Acholi society in Northern Uganda. Based on interviews with 10 former abductees who were returned to communities for 2 years or more, it explores identity transitions for youth from pre-abduction, to their forced abduction into the LRA and subsequent escape and reintegration. Returnees such as

Angela Veale; Aki Stavrou

2007-01-01

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CHEMICAL PRODUCT PATENTS AND BIOGEN INSUFFICIENCY BEFORE THE HOUSE OF LORDS  

E-print Network

CHEMICAL PRODUCT PATENTS AND BIOGEN INSUFFICIENCY BEFORE THE HOUSE OF LORDS (2009) 125 Law Quarterly Review 573-578 Generics (UK) Ltd v Lundbeck A/S [2009] UKHL 12 is about the validity of patents for chemical products. It is also about the object of patent protection, and the balance struck by the patent

Oxford, University of

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More White Supremacy? "The Lord of the Rings" as Pro-American Imperialism  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"The Lord of the Rings" continues Hollywood's recurrent theme of good triumphing over evil. The viewer is supposed to identify with the heroes, whiteness, and goodness, which of course triumphs over evil and blackness. Although the cast is made up almost entirely of White people, people also do not question this narrative of White supremacy. To…

Knaus, Christopher

2005-01-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at CS3-Palmer Divide Station: 2013 June- September  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 22 main-belt asteroids were obtained at the Center for Solar System Studies-Palmer Divide Station (CS3-PDS) from 2013 June through September. The majority of the objects were members of the Hungaria group/family for which many of the observations were follow-up to previous apparitions to check for the possibility of undiscovered satellites or to provide additional data for spin axis and shape modeling.

Warner, Brian D.

2014-01-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory: 2009 June-September  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 17 asteroids were obtained at the Palmer Divide Observatory (PDO) from 2009 June through September: 434 Hungaria, 790 Pretoria, 950 Ahrensa, 1203 Nanna, 1575 Winifred, (5639) 1989 PE, 6447 Terrycole, (6461) 1993 VB5, 6859 Datemasamune, (8639) 1986 VB1, 15374 Teta, (20614) 1999 SN3, (26916) 1996 RR2, 27776 Cortland, (32209) 2000 OW9, (46818) 1998 MZ24, and (77799) 2001 QV88.

Warner, Brian D.

2010-01-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at CS3-Palmer Divide Station: 2014 March-June  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 19 main-belt asteroids were obtained at the Center for Solar System Studies-Palmer Divide Station (CS3-PDS) from 2014 March through June. Some of the objects were members of the Hungaria group/family, observed as follow-up to previous apparitions to check for the possibility of undiscovered satellites or to provide additional data for spin axis and shape modeling.

Warner, Brian D.

2014-10-01

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Column ozone measurements from Palmer Station, Antarctica: Variations during the Austral Springs of 1988 and 1989  

SciTech Connect

The National Science Foundation scanning spectroradiometer at Palmer Station, Antarctica (64{degree}-46{prime}S, 64{degree}04{prime}W), provides hourly ground-based measurements of solar ultraviolet (UV) irradiance. In addition to defining the UV radiation environment of the region, these measurements allow the derivation of the column density of atmospheric ozone above the station nearly every daylight hour. This hourly time resolution, not generally available from other methods of monitoring Antarctic ozone abundances, enables the detection of large and rapid changes in total column ozone and UV surface irradiance associated with the dynamics of the polar vortex. Column ozone abundance is derived from a ratio of measured irradiances at 300 and 313.5 nanometers (nm) by means of theoretical calculation of this ratio as a function of total ozone amount. Noontime ozone abundances over Palmer Station obtained from this method agree with those obtained by the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument aboard Nimbus 7 to within about 10% throughout the austral spring of 1988. Ozone recovery at Palmer Station, associated with the breakup of the polar vortex as indicated by TOMS satellite ozone observations, occurred rapidly within a 24-hour period beginning in midafternoon on November 15. Over the Antarctic Peninsula, the 1989 ozone depletion was slightly greater than in 1988, the minimum noontime ozone abundances over Palmer Station as measured by the spectroradiometer being 194 and 166 Dobson units for October 14, 1988, and October 14, 1989, respectively. The 1989 ozone depletion however ended by November 5 over the Antarctic Peninsula, 10 days earlier than the 1988 event.

Lubin, D. (Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla (USA)); Frederick, J.E. (Univ. of Chicago, IL (USA))

1990-08-20

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Kan man skriva en bok enbart om palmer? -Visst kan man det!  

E-print Network

Kan man skriva en bok enbart om palmer? - Visst kan man det! Mellan åren 1823 och 1850 pub-1868) Den röda linjen visar resrutten genom Amazonas djungler. #12;en av planscherna kan man se en per- son som sitter på en stol och en annan som står bakom honom med ett para- ply. Man kan på goda grunder

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Asteroid lightcurve analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory - March - June 2006  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 22 asteroids were obtained at the Palmer Divide Observatory from early March through early June 2006: 216 Kleopatra, 314 Rosalia, 618 Elfriede, 633 Zelima, 1064 Aethusa, 1115 Sabauda, 1320 Impala, 1384 Kniertje, 1546 Izsak, 1592 Mathieu, 2047 Smetana, 3318 Blixen, 3642 Frieden, 4077 Asuka, 4985 Weir, 4091 Lowe, 5222 Ioffe, 6296 Cleveland, 5430 Luu, (7563) 1988 BC, 21022 Ike, and (68950) 2002 QF15.

Warner, Brian D.

2006-12-01

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War in the North? A Critical Study of News Coverage of the Lord's Resistance Army 2004-2008  

E-print Network

In the northern region of Uganda a conflict between Ugandan governmental forces and the Lord's Resistance Army, a regional rebel movement, has been ongoing for more than 20 years. Though this conflict has resulted in the abduction of thousands...

Reiz, Nicole Patricia

2010-06-21

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Continuation of the New England Orogen, Australia, beneath the Queensland Plateau and Lord Howe rise  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Greywacke, argillite, greyschist and hypabyssal igneous rocks have been obtained from an Ocean Drilling Program core on the Queensland Plateau and from xenoliths in a volcanic breccia dredged from the crest of the Lord Howe Rise. Low to intermediate detrital quartz contents, 260-240 Ma K-Ar ages, and only moderately radiogenic Sr and Nd isotope compositions, suggest a correlation with the New England Orogen of eastern Australia, rather than with Australia's Lachlan Orogen or other adjacent geological provinces. Our results indicate that the New England Orogen terranes continue towards New Zealand at least as far as the southern Lord Howe Rise. The projected offshore boundaries of the major east Australian orogens are now known with more confidence, and do not appear to require any major cross-orogen offsets.

Mortimer, N.; Hauff, F.; Calvert, A.T.

2008-01-01

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Effects of Thermal Exposure on the Optical Properties of LORD Aeroglaze A276  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A lunar outpost will require electrical energy. One potential source is fission surface power where heat from a reactor is converted into electricity utilizing an energy conversion system, and waste heat will need to be rejected from the system. The Second Generation Radiator Demonstration Unit is a technology demonstration unit leading towards operational radiators. To approximate the infrared emittance of the lunar outpost radiators, a low-cost coating compatible with the test conditions was sought. LORD Aeroglaze A276 has a similar emittance, but its performance in air and vacuum at the desired operating temperatures was unknown. This study determined that the emittance remained above 0.86 for all conditions tested and that LORD Aeroglaze A276 is a suitable surrogate coating for the Second Generation Radiator Demonstration Unit.

Ellis, David L.; Jaworske, Donald A.

2009-01-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at CS3-Palmer Divide Station: 2014 January-March  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 40 main-belt asteroids were obtained at the Center for Solar System Studies-Palmer Divide Station (CS3-PDS) from 2014 January through March. The majority of the objects were members of the Hungaria group/family. In many cases, the observations were follow-up to previous apparitions to check for the possibility of undiscovered satellites or to provide additional data for spin axis and shape modeling. One Hungaria, 5175 Ables, showed indications of a satellite in the form of having two periods. However, there were no decisive observations of mutual events due to a satellite. This makes the asteroid a possible, but not probable, binary.

Warner, Brian D.

2014-07-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory: 2010 September-December  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 23 asteroids were obtained at the Palmer Divide Observatory (PDO) from 2010 September through December: 795 Fini, 1506 Xosa, 1600 Vyssotsky, 2518 Rutllant, 3873 Roddy, 8380 Tooting, 9774 Annjudge, 1118 Modra, (11279) 1989 TC, 11976 Josephthurn, (16026) 1999 CM118, (24815) 1994 VQ6, (44600) 1999 RU10, (48601) 1995 BL, (48707) 1996 KR1, (74219) 1998 RM78, (75489) 1999 XO178, (86192) 1999 SV1, (86217) 1999 TB35, (86257) 1999 TK207, (100926) 1998 MQ, (107668) 2001 FY4, and (150370) 2000 CG65.

Warner, Brian D.

2011-04-01

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Magnetic stratigraphy and sedimentology of Holocene glacial marine deposits in the Palmer Deep, Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica: implications for climate change?  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Palmer Deep is a closed bathymetric depression on the Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf. It contains three separate sub-basins. These basins lie along a northeast–southwest axis with water depths ranging from >1400 m to the southwest (Basins II and III) to just over 1000 m to the northeast (Basin I). Six sediment piston cores were collected from the study region;

Matthew E. Kirby; Eugene W. Domackb; Charles E. McClennen

1998-01-01

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Lord's Paradox in a Continuous Setting and a Regression Artifact in Numerical Cognition Research  

PubMed Central

In this paper we review, and elaborate on, the literature on a regression artifact related to Lord’s paradox in a continuous setting. Specifically, the question is whether a continuous property of individuals predicts improvement from training between a pretest and a posttest. If the pretest score is included as a covariate, regression to the mean will lead to biased results if two critical conditions are satisfied: (1) the property is correlated with pretest scores and (2) pretest scores include random errors. We discuss how these conditions apply to the analysis in a published experimental study, the authors of which concluded that linearity of children’s estimations of numerical magnitudes predicts arithmetic learning from a training program. However, the two critical conditions were clearly met in that study. In a reanalysis we find that the bias in the method can fully account for the effect found in the original study. In other words, data are consistent with the null hypothesis that numerical magnitude estimations are unrelated to arithmetic learning. PMID:24752244

Eriksson, Kimmo; Haggstrom, Olle

2014-01-01

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"Being bridges": Cleaver/Baldwin/Lorde and African-American sexism and sexuality.  

PubMed

In an attempt to place James Baldwin and his ideas within the context of a debate on black sexuality and sexism, this paper begins with a section on Eldridge Cleaver and his critique of Baldwin's position on sexuality and race. Cleaver's own homophobia and misreading of Baldwin's essays and published comments on Richard Wright contribute to his inability to grasp Baldwin's sophisticated analysis of race/sexuality/sexism within Western culture. The second section takes up Baldwin explicitly and attempts both to outline his position more fully and to suggest the breadth and depth of his analysis of sexuality and the work yet to be done to chart it. In the final section of the paper I turn to Audre Lorde in order to update the critique of Baldwin's position within the debate. Lorde, like many other contemporary writer-theorists, sees the terms of the discussion differently from Baldwin. She agrees with his hatred of racism, homophobia, and sexism, but she disagrees with his solution that acceptance and "brotherly" love are a solution to the real problems facing black (and gay) people today. She posits a belief in the necessity for delineating the particular subject position she holds: black, lesbian, female, Western, etc., and she is wary of any allegiances that might elide the clues to her oppression. The paper attempts to demonstrate that these differing positions are, nevertheless, linked in ways historical and otherwise. PMID:8113614

Waldrep, S

1993-01-01

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21 CONSIDERATIONS ON THE WOUNDS OF THE LORD'S FEET, AS SEEN ON THE HOLY SHROUD  

E-print Network

June of 1582, to venerate the Holy Shroud. From that time, he began to reflect on the passion of Christ as he saw it mysteriously imprinted on the Shroud; and in 1598 Paleotto, by then Archbishop of Bologna, published his book, Esplicatione del Sacro Lenzuolo Ove Fu Involto II Signore (Explanation of the Holy Sheet In which the Lord was wrapped). Dedicating it to the reigning pope, Clement VIII, he writes: "To his Holiness Pope Clement VIII. Finding myself, Most Holy Father, with the illustrious Cardinals Charles Borromeo and Gabrielle Paleotto when they went to Turin to visit the Holy Shroud, the foremost of all relics on account of the effigy and the form of all the body of Our Lord impressed there with his own blood; having seen a thing so admirable, I felt a burning desire to have a copy of the same measure, in order that (fixing my eyes upon it) I would impress those most holy wounds in my mind, for the salvation of my soul... And my desire was fulfilled... and to my hands came a copy, faithfully and diligently produced from the original. In looking upon it often, certain considerations have come to me, and some secret discoveries were clarified in this Linen; such as the quality of the wounds; of the form of the crown of thorns... " which he describes as "a sort of cap which covered and touched all the head." Certainly many of his observations were made at the direct viewing of the Shroud. But perhaps others

Alfonso Paleotto

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at CS3-Palmer Divide Station: 2013 September-December  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 31 main-belt asteroids were obtained at the Center for Solar System Studies-Palmer Divide Station (CS3-PDS) from 2013 September through December. The majority of the objects were members of the Hungaria group/family. In many cases, the observations were follow-up to previous apparitions to check for the possibility of undiscovered satellites or to provide additional data for spin axis and shape modeling. Three Hungaria asteroids, 4440 Tchantches, 6602 Gilclark, and 7173 Sepkoski, are possible binary candidates while (69406) 1995 SX48 is a probable binary candidate. The inner main-belt asteroid (119744) 2001 YN42 may be a rare example of a binary with a relatively short period superimposed on a large amplitude secondary period on the order of hundreds of hours.

Warner, Brian D.

2014-04-01

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Binary Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the CS3-Palmer Divide Station: 2013 June-September  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves from CCD photometry observations for four suspected or confirmed binary asteroids were obtained at the Center for Solar System Studies-Palmer Divide Station (CS3-PDS) from 2013 June through September. All four objects are members of the Hungaria family/group. 5968 Trauger showed signs of a satellite based on a single possible event. (11217) 1999 JC4 is a more likely candidate based on a strong secondary period; no mutual events were observed, however. (15822) 1999 TV15 is the most likely new binary discovery by the author, showing mutual events in its lightcurve, albeit they were close to the limit of detection. (76818) 2000 RG79 was a known binary asteroid (Warner et al., 2005). The 2013 observations provided additional data for modeling the system.

Warner, Brian D.

2014-01-01

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory: 2011 June - September  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 28 asteroids were obtained at the Palmer Divide Observatory (PDO) from 2011 June to September: 903 Nealley, 1103 Sequoia, 2052 Tamriko, 2083 Smither, 2150 Nyctimene, 2272 Montezuma, 2306 Bauschinger, 4125 Lew Allen, 5571 Lesliegreen, (7660) 1993 VM1, 7933 Magritte, (16256) 2000 JM2, (16959) 1998 QE17, (17822) 1998 FM135, (18890) 2000 EV26, (27568) 2000 PT6, (31898) 2000 GC1, (32953) 1996 GF19, (32928) 1995 QZ, (33356) 1999 AM3, (35055) 1984 RB, (54234) 2000 JD16, (60365) 2000 AT109, (62117) 2000 RC102, (67404) 2000 PG26, 70030 Margaretmiller, (140428) 2001 TT94, (282081) 2000 NG. Observations of 70030 Margaretmiller indicate that the asteroid is a probable binary with a secondary period being detected but no mutual events.

Warner, Brian D.

2012-01-01

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Comparing the Palmer Drought Index and the Standardized Precipitation Index for Zagreb-Gric Observatory  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Conventional Palmer Drought Index (PDSI) and recent Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) are compared for Zagreb-Gric weather station. Historical time series of PDSI and SPI are compared. For that purpose monthly precipitation, air temperature and air humidity data for Zagreb-Gric Observatory and period 1862-2010 are used. The results indicate that SPI is simpler for interpretation than PDI. On the other side, lack of temperature within SPI, make impossible use of it on climate change applications. Further development of both indices is required. Possible applications of them in irrigation scheduling system is considered as well for drought risk assessment. In addition, a comparison of PDSI and SPI for the periods from 1 to 24 months indicate the best agreement between PDSI and SPI for the periods from 6 to 12 months.

Pandzic, Kreso

2014-05-01

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Bursts of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) by dissipating clouds at Palmer Station, Antarctica  

SciTech Connect

The authors present here a case study of cloud-mediated production of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) recorded at Palmer Station (64{degrees}46`S, 64{degrees}05`W), Antarctica on 20 Jan 1994. Four instances of CCN bursts occured on January 17, 19, 20 and February 7, 1994 when cloud base descended to the surface and dissipated under prevailing meteorlogical conditions. The most spectacular event ocurred on January 20 when the CCN concentration was enhanced by a factor of four at 0.025% supersaturation (with respect to water) compared to the prevent concentration. At 1.25% supersaturation, the corresponding enhancement was by a factor of seven. This indicated a larger production of aerosol particles in smaller size ranges. The elevated CCN concentrations were measured for over fifteen hours. The CCN activity spectrum during the event resembled the ones that are typical of previous measurements in the urban plumes of St. Louis and Denver. 30 refs., 3 figs.

Saxena, V.K. [North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)] [North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)

1996-01-01

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The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life (by Parker J. Palmer)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Most of us would willingly - perhaps even passionately - tackle the question of what we should teach our students. Similarly, we are likely to engage in a conversation about how we teach and our preferences for organizing classroom time and structures. Although the question of why we teach may be raised less often (and perhaps with a hint of sarcasm), this too is a question to which most can offer a thoughtful response. An entirely different matter, however, is the question of who is the person teaching. This who involves the inner realms of one's heart, mind, and soul. How does our identity affect the teaching and learning processes? As we teach, what paths are we following intellectually, emotionally, or even spiritually? How do these paths influence our relationship to our content and to our students? With an engaging honesty, Parker Palmer pursues these questions in The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of A Teacher's Life. At the outset he points out (p 4): I have no quarrel with the what or how or why questions - except when they are posed as the only questions worth asking. All of them can yield important insights into teaching and learning. But none of them opens up the territory I want to explore in this book: the inner landscape of the teaching self. One might well question why those of us teaching chemistry should be interested in examining ourselves as part of the teaching equation. Isn't scientific knowledge supposed to be as objective as we can make it? Isn't it better for us to check our emotional or intellectual baggage at the classroom door, rather than to taint the content with our biases? Or perhaps more directly stated, is it not more practical and a better use of our time to simply deal with the realities of the day-to-day classroom issues? Admittedly these are fair questions. However, to become stuck on them is to miss the opportunities for reflection and growth as teachers that Palmer's book offers. Simply put, people teach. Without putting the human factor into the teaching equation, you miss one of the key variables. In the early chapters, Palmer offers the readers simple statements to entice them to delve more deeply into his later discussions. "Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher," or, "Bad teachers distance themselves from the subject they are teaching - and in the process, from their students," or ultimately, "Only one resource is at my immediate command: my identity, my selfhood, my sense of this 'I' who teaches - without which I have no sense of the 'Thou' who learns." Readers can expect to find both ideas and a personal honesty on Palmer's part that inspires one to accept human limitations and evokes a gentle chuckle at our good days...and at our bad ones as well. Palmer has strong credentials to write about the self as teacher. In recent years, he has been a visiting faculty member at Beloit College, Berea College, and Georgetown University. Over past few decades, he has written extensively on the teaching and learning process, including To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey (1983). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and has lived and taught in a variety of settings and communities around the globe. Woven through his writings is a sense of both the human and the spiritual dimensions of being a teacher. Thus, those who most might appreciate his reflections are comfortable with language drawn from spiritual traditions. Palmer spent a number of years as teacher and writer-in-residence at Pendle Hill, a Quaker community in Pennsylvania, and the respect and appreciation that he holds for silence and reflection come through in his writing. Expect to find no religious dogma or prescriptions in what he offers. What might those of us who teach chemistry expect to gain from this book? One possibility offered at the start is his examination of fear as a part of human nature that affects our teaching. Chapter 3 is entitled "A Cul

Hurt Middlecamp, Reviewed By Catherine

1999-12-01

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A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching General Biology That Really Works: Lord's Constructivist Model Put to a Test.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the results of a controlled experiment that tested the effectiveness of Lord's teaching model in: (a) helping students achieve better grades on standard midterm exams; (b) developing higher level thinking skills; and (c) modifying attitudes towards biology at a large urban university. (Author/SOE)

Burrowes, Patricia A.

2003-01-01

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Banal cosmopolitanism and The Lord of the Rings: The limited role of national differences in global media consumption  

Microsoft Academic Search

Comparative reception studies are generally built around the expectation to find national cultural differences. Using data from a comparative study on The Lord of the Rings, Return of the King, this paper investigates the role of nationality in the reception of global media texts. Analysis of differences in appreciation, interpretation and involvement in an online survey (N=24,747) showed great variation

Giselinde Kuipers; Jeroen de Kloet

2009-01-01

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Prescription and remedy: Lord Lothian's influence upon the tensions in Anglo-American relations in early 1940  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of this article is to consider the approach to, and solution adopted by, Lord Lothian, British Ambassador to Washington, to what President Roosevelt referred to at the end of January 1940 as a “minor crisis” in Anglo-American relations. His prescription reflected a long held Atlanticist belief that saw cooperation between the USA and Great Britain as a guarantor

John Simon Rofe

2007-01-01

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Impacts of a population outbreak of the urchin Tripneustes gratilla amongst Lord Howe Island coral communities  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Subtidal reef surveys within the Lord Howe Island Marine Park revealed that populations of the sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla underwent an explosive outbreak in some regions of the park over a 2-year period. This urchin was rare or absent during 2006 surveys at 33 sites studied, but at sites off northern Lord Howe Island in 2008, densities averaged >1.3 m-2. Dramatic increases in T. gratilla density (exceeding 4 m-2) were observed at some sites. We quantify community-level impacts of T. gratilla using ‘before-after’ and ‘control-impact’ data. Zones closed to fishing exhibited similar increases in T. gratilla density to zones open to fishing. Although not previously reported as a keystone species affecting coral habitat, T. gratilla was found to possess an ‘ecosystem engineer’ function. Outbreak sites were characterised by significant declines in cover of foliose algae, including red algae, which decreased from 11.2% in 2006 compared to 2.5% in 2008. Brown foliose algae also declined at sites where T. gratilla outbreaks occurred, averaging 20.4% in 2006 compared to 1.8% in 2008. By contrast, crustose coralline algal cover increased at sites where high T. gratilla densities were observed, from 2.7% in 2006 to an average of 42.6% in 2008. We found no clear indication of impacts on sessile invertebrates or flow-on effects to other levels of the food web, with no significant change in coral cover or densities of mobile invertebrates or fish populations associated with the T. gratilla outbreak.

Valentine, J. P.; Edgar, G. J.

2010-06-01

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Test Review: Lord, C., Luyster, R. J., Gotham, K., & Guthrie, W. (2012). "Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) Manual (Part II): Toddler Module." Torrance, CA: Western Psychological Services, 2012. Lord, C., Rutter, M., DiLavore, P. C., Risi, S., Gotham, K., & Bishop, S. "Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition." Torrance, CA: Western Psychological Services, 2012  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article reviews the "Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition" (ADOS-2; Lord, Luyster, Gotham, & Guthrie, 2012; Lord, Rutter et al., 2012), a newly updated, semistructured, standardized measure of communication, social interaction, play/imagination, and restricted and/or repetitive behaviors published by Western…

McCrimmon, Adam; Rostad, Kristin

2014-01-01

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A large population of king crabs in Palmer Deep on the west Antarctic Peninsula shelf and potential invasive impacts  

PubMed Central

Lithodid crabs (and other skeleton-crushing predators) may have been excluded from cold Antarctic continental shelf waters for more than 14 Myr. The west Antarctic Peninsula shelf is warming rapidly and has been hypothesized to be soon invaded by lithodids. A remotely operated vehicle survey in Palmer Deep, a basin 120 km onto the Antarctic shelf, revealed a large, reproductive population of lithodids, providing the first evidence that king crabs have crossed the Antarctic shelf. DNA sequencing and morphology indicate the lithodid is Neolithodes yaldwyni Ahyong & Dawson, previously reported only from Ross Sea waters. We estimate a N. yaldwyni population density of 10 600 km?2 and a population size of 1.55 × 106 in Palmer Deep, a density similar to lithodid populations of commercial interest around Alaska and South Georgia. The lithodid occurred at depths of more than 850 m and temperatures of more than 1.4°C in Palmer Deep, and was not found in extensive surveys of the colder shelf at depths of 430–725 m. Where N. yaldwyni occurred, crab traces were abundant, megafaunal diversity reduced and echinoderms absent, suggesting that the crabs have major ecological impacts. Antarctic Peninsula shelf waters are warming at approximately 0.01°C yr?1; if N. yaldwyni is currently limited by cold temperatures, it could spread up onto the shelf (400–600 m depths) within 1–2 decades. The Palmer Deep N. yaldwyni population provides an important model for the potential invasive impacts of crushing predators on vulnerable Antarctic shelf ecosystems. PMID:21900324

Smith, Craig R.; Grange, Laura J.; Honig, David L.; Naudts, Lieven; Huber, Bruce; Guidi, Lionel; Domack, Eugene

2012-01-01

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Did American social and economic events from 1865 to 1898 influence D.D. Palmer the chiropractor and entrepreneur?  

PubMed

This paper explores how the social landscape of the latter half of the nineteenth century influenced D. D. Palmer and the many occupations he pursued. It focuses on the geographical area where D. D. lived from 1865 to 1898. This paper will show how the American social and economic events of the time provided favourable circumstances for D.D.'s entrepreneurial successes. PMID:23997248

Batini?, Josip; Skowron, Mirek; Hammerich, Karin

2013-09-01

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A large population of king crabs in Palmer Deep on the west Antarctic Peninsula shelf and potential invasive impacts.  

PubMed

Lithodid crabs (and other skeleton-crushing predators) may have been excluded from cold Antarctic continental shelf waters for more than 14 Myr. The west Antarctic Peninsula shelf is warming rapidly and has been hypothesized to be soon invaded by lithodids. A remotely operated vehicle survey in Palmer Deep, a basin 120 km onto the Antarctic shelf, revealed a large, reproductive population of lithodids, providing the first evidence that king crabs have crossed the Antarctic shelf. DNA sequencing and morphology indicate the lithodid is Neolithodes yaldwyni Ahyong & Dawson, previously reported only from Ross Sea waters. We estimate a N. yaldwyni population density of 10 600 km(-2) and a population size of 1.55 × 10(6) in Palmer Deep, a density similar to lithodid populations of commercial interest around Alaska and South Georgia. The lithodid occurred at depths of more than 850 m and temperatures of more than 1.4°C in Palmer Deep, and was not found in extensive surveys of the colder shelf at depths of 430-725 m. Where N. yaldwyni occurred, crab traces were abundant, megafaunal diversity reduced and echinoderms absent, suggesting that the crabs have major ecological impacts. Antarctic Peninsula shelf waters are warming at approximately 0.01°C yr(-1); if N. yaldwyni is currently limited by cold temperatures, it could spread up onto the shelf (400-600 m depths) within 1-2 decades. The Palmer Deep N. yaldwyni population provides an important model for the potential invasive impacts of crushing predators on vulnerable Antarctic shelf ecosystems. PMID:21900324

Smith, Craig R; Grange, Laura J; Honig, David L; Naudts, Lieven; Huber, Bruce; Guidi, Lionel; Domack, Eugene

2012-03-01

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Drought reconstruction for North Central China from tree rings: the value of the Palmer drought severity index  

Microsoft Academic Search

We present a drought reconstruction for north central China based on a tree ring-width chronology developed from two sites of the Chinese pine (Pinus tabulaeformis) in the northern Helan Mountains. The drought reconstruction, spanning 1788-1999 A.D., was developed by calibrating tree-ring data with the Palmer drought severity index (PDSI), an index that describes the regional moisture condition properly. The reconstruction

Jinbao Li; Fahu Chen; Edward R. Cook; Xiaohua Gou; Yongxiang Zhang

2007-01-01

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Joint spatiotemporal variability of global sea surface temperatures and global Palmer drought severity index values  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Dominant modes of individual and joint variability in global sea surface temperatures (SST) and global Palmer drought severity index (PDSI) values for the twentieth century are identified through a multivariate frequency domain singular value decomposition. This analysis indicates that a secular trend and variability related to the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) are the dominant modes of variance shared among the global datasets. For the SST data the secular trend corresponds to a positive trend in Indian Ocean and South Atlantic SSTs, and a negative trend in North Pacific and North Atlantic SSTs. The ENSO reconstruction shows a strong signal in the tropical Pacific, North Pacific, and Indian Ocean regions. For the PDSI data, the secular trend reconstruction shows high amplitudes over central Africa including the Sahel, whereas the regions with strong ENSO amplitudes in PDSI are the southwestern and northwestern United States, South Africa, northeastern Brazil, central Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Australia. An additional significant frequency, multidecadal variability, is identified for the Northern Hemisphere. This multidecadal frequency appears to be related to the Atlantic multidecadal oscillation (AMO). The multidecadal frequency is statistically significant in the Northern Hemisphere SST data, but is statistically nonsignificant in the PDSI data.

Apipattanavis, S.; Mccabe, G. J.; Rajagopalan, B.; Gangopadhyay, S.

2009-01-01

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Health assessment for PSC Resources, Inc. , Palmer, Massachusetts, Region 1. CERCLIS No. MAD980731483. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The PSC Resources, Inc. site is listed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the National Priorities List (NPL). The 3.6-acre PSC Resources, Inc. site is located at 10 Water Street, Palmer, Massachusetts. A waste oil refinery and solvent recovery plant operated on-site until the facility was abandoned by the owner in 1978. Millions of gallons of waste were left behind in tanks and lagoons. Contamination of soil, surface water and ground water occurs on-site. Soil contamination includes polychlorinated biphenyls at concentrations up to 30 ppm and lead. Surface water present in dikes contained lead and benzene. Oil sampled in the dikes contained cadmium, lead, benzene and PCBs. Oil found in a rainwater catchbasin contained Aroclor-1242 and tetrachloroethylene. Shallow ground water contamination consisted mostly of volatile organic compounds including 1,1,1-trichloroethane (40 ppm), trichloroethylene, benzene, methylene chloride, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene. Off-site contamination data is scant, as the Remedial Investigation has not been completed. The site is considered to be of potential public health concern because of the risk to human health caused by the possibility of exposure to significant levels of hazardous substances via the interception of contaminated ground water by private residential wells, the possible transport of contaminants off-site during flood events, and the recreational use of the nearby wetland and Quaboag River.

Not Available

1989-04-18

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Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory: 2013 January - March  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for 41 asteroids were obtained at the Palmer Divide Observatory (PDO) from 2013 January through March: 785 Zwetana, 1509 Esclangona, 1599 Giomus, 1925 Franklin-Adams, 2048 Dwornik, 2491 Tvashtri, 3007 Reaves, 3720 Hokkaido, 4719 Burnaby, 4736 Johnwood, 5841 Stone, (6394) 1990 QM2, (8825) 1988 MF, 9231 Shimaken, 9387 Tweedledee, (11405) 1999 CV3, 11437 Cardalda, 16669 Rionuevo, (18486) 1996 AS2, (27713) 1989 AA, 28126 Nydegger, (29242) 1992 HB4, (29298) 1993 SA14, (29308) 1993 UF1, (31354) 1998 TR3, (32750) 1981 EG9, (32772) 1986 JL, (35340) 1997 GV18, (41044) 1999 VW6, (56318) 1999 UR3, (66092) 1998 SD, (68537) 2001 VC123, (75648) 2000 AW59, (99008) 2001 DU52, (125738) 2001 XE116, (135486) 2001 XP2, (137199) 1999 KX4, (154347) 2002 XK4, (343098) 2009 DV42, (349068) 2006 YT13, and 2013 BE19. The 2013 results for 9387 Tweedledee lead to a revised analysis of the data from 2006 for that asteroid and resolved the ambiguous solution reported at that time.

Warner, Brian D.

2013-07-01

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EDITORIAL: Richard Palmer: celebrating 37 years with Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter Richard Palmer: celebrating 37 years with Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

It is with a great deal of both happiness and sadness that I have to announce that we are losing one of the real strengths of the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (JPCM). Dr Richard Palmer, our Senior Publisher, announced his retirement, and this issue marks the first without his involvement. Of course, we are happy that he will get to enjoy his retirement, but we are sad to lose such a valuable member of our team. Richard first started work at IOP Publishing in March 1971 as an Editorial Assistant with Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics. After a few months, he transferred to Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics. During his first year, he was sent on a residential publishing training course and asked to sign an undertaking to stay at IOP Publishing for at least two years. Although Richard refused to sign, as he did not want to commit himself, he has remained with the journal since then. The following year, the Assistant Editor of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, Malcolm Haines, walked out without notice in order to work on his family vineyard in France, and Richard stepped into the breach. In those days, external editors had a much more hands-on role in IOP Publishing and he had to travel to Harwell to be interviewed by Alan Lidiard, the Honorary Editor of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, before being given the job of Assistant Editor permanently. I am told that in those days the job consisted mainly of editing and proofreading and peer review. There was no journal development work. At some point in the early 1980s, production and peer review were split into separate departments and Richard then headed a group of journals consisting of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics and Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Superconductor Science and Technology, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, and later Nanotechnology and Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. Under the new structure, journal development became an increasingly important part of his job. At about the same time, Richard was also asked to take over running Reports on Progress in Physics, which up to then had been done by the head of the IOP Journals Department, Kurt Paulus. In 1989, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics and Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics remerged to form JPCM. Since then, Richard has gradually shed his other journal responsibilities, except for Reports on Progress in Physics, to build up JPCM. He has worked closely with four Editors-in-Chief of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, five of JPCM, five of Reports on Progress in Physics and about ten of other journals, and attended approximately 300 Editorial Board meetings. I should say that he has made my own tenure at Editor-in-Chief an easy task to learn and take on, and has been a major guiding light in the development of the journal. In 2006, Richard was honoured by the award of a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for services to science publishing. Those of us on the board were particularly pleased about this, as one is not always recognized for the effort they expend, and this award was certainly due for Richard. We are going to miss Richard a great deal, but are happy that he will remain on a part time basis to help our new Publisher, Dr Lucy Smith, and the rest of us through the transition. His retirement leaves us with a huge hole that we will have to work extremely hard to fill. Speaking for the various boards, and especially the executive board, I want to wish Richard the very best in his retirement.

Ferry, David

2009-01-01

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Cenozoic volcanism of the Capel-Faust Basins, Lord Howe Rise, SW Pacific Ocean  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

New bathymetry, geophysical data and samples were acquired in 2007 during a marine reconnaissance survey using the R.V. Tangaroa in the frontier Capel and Faust basins, Lord Howe Rise (LHR) by Geoscience Australia as part of the Australian Government's Offshore Energy Security Program. This survey identified a number of volcanic features including cones, flows and sill-related features on the seafloor. Based on analysis of seismic data and swath bathymetry, there are at least two distinct ages of volcanism exposed on the seafloor; Late Miocene-Pliocene cones with a largely unmodified conical shape and Eocene-Oligocene volcanic features. The Middle Miocene Gifford Guyot, part of the Lord Howe seamount chain was included in the survey area. Volcanic features are common on the seafloor of the LHR and in the neighbouring Tasman Basin, with two identified north-south seamount hotspot chains to the west of the Capel-Faust region that have been active from the Miocene to recent. The previously completed ZoNéCo 5 swath-mapping, seismic and sampling survey also identified a few small conical seamounts on the northern LHR, along a roughly north-northwest trend, dated as Early Miocene. The younger Capel-Faust seamounts are aligned with these and the age relationships suggest they could be part of a single seamount chain. The older cones do not show any preferred alignment within the survey area and are too old to be related to the current hotspot activity in the region. Samples are variably altered but trace element abundances of all dredged mafic rocks indicate they are alkalic basalt. Samples from the younger cones can be differentiated from each other and from the Gifford Guyot on a plot of Ti, Sr and Tb/Yb reflecting different source depths or degrees of partial melting. A comparison of pyroxene from the older more altered cones and the younger cones shows that these most likely represent two distinct magmatic events and that the younger cones are similar to the ZoNéCo 5 seamounts.

Dadd, K. A.; Locmelis, M.; Higgins, K.; Hashimoto, T.

2011-04-01

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"Trust in the lord": religious and spiritual practices of african american breast cancer survivors.  

PubMed

Few studies have examined the role of religion and spirituality among African American breast cancer patients. This study explored how African American women cope with breast cancer through religious and spiritual practices. Forty-seven African American women who had completed treatment for breast cancer participated in in-depth interviews about their experiences. The majority of the women mentioned using both individual and communal religious and spiritual practices to cope with their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. The main themes that emerged in terms of the types of religious and spiritual practices included: (1) attendance at religious services, (2) comfort through prayers of others, and (3) encouragement through reading Biblical scriptures. These practices helped women "trust in the Lord" throughout the many challenges of cancer from diagnosis through survivorship. Although this study is exploratory, the findings illustrate how African American women with breast cancer use religious and spiritual practices to cope with their diagnosis and treatment. For clinicians, the findings provides an understanding of spiritual and religious needs in diverse populations and the importance of referring patients onto spiritual and religious resources and support. PMID:23897534

Lynn, Beverly; Yoo, Grace J; Levine, Ellen G

2014-12-01

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The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings: a critical analysis  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings: a critical analysis S. Sandrelli INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, Milano, Italy (stefano.sandrelli@brera.inaf.it / Fax: 02 72001600 / Phone: +39 02 72320337) "The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings" is a live astronomical role-playing game for kids aged 10 -13. Its goal is to introduce them to some of the main topics of the Solar System: a) the role of gravity; b) the distribution of mass & light; c) the effects of rotation; d) the distribution of water. The game was held both at the Perugia (2004) and the Genova Science Festival (2005), obtaining great success. Teams of about 6-8 members are introduced to Mr Schioppanelli, the astro-detective of the town (the name is a pun: it reminds Schiaparelli, the famous italian astronomer, and it is a slang expression meaning "ring-breaker"). Mr Schioppanelli has his office in an "gastronomical astronomical observatory", known as The Red Giant Pizzeria. Schioppanelli informs the kids that a mysterious Centaur succeded in stealing the rings of Saturn. The partecipants are appointed astro-detectives in-charge and asked to find the rings by browsing around the Solar System, which is scaled so as to fit the town historical centre or a pedestrian area, going from the Sun to Saturn or beyond, depending on the actual area at disposal. Great care must be taken allowing children playing only in a car-free area of the town. At the right scaled distances, the partecipants meet characters playing as the various planets. The kids can talk to them after solving a riddle, obtaining useful informations. A special characters play as a comet, timely going in and out of the inner solar system. The teams can also talk to some shepherd-moons of the rings. They easily discover that the rings were totally destroyed by the Centaur: a real disaster! They are also suggested to gather the necessary ingredients (gravity, light, rotation, inclination, dust and water, represented by simple objects like apples, spinning tops and so on) to re-build the rings. The kids can buy the ingredients from different planets: every planet has ingredients in quantities which are proportionate to the real physical properties of that celestial object. After collecting the ingredients, they must carry them to the "The Red Giant" and indicate their best recipe to Mr Schioppanelli. Depending on the recipe, rings can be too strict or too luminous or too fast rotating and so on. The winning group is the one which prepares the best recipe to cook the rings in the smallest amount of time. After presentig this specific (and mysterious) case, we analyse the advantage- disadvantage ratio of such an activity, beeing as funny as dispersive.

Sandrelli, S.

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Characteristics and trends in various forms of the Palmer Drought Severity Index during 1900-2008  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) has been widely used to study aridity changes in modern and past climates. Efforts to address its major problems have led to new variants of the PDSI, such as the self-calibrating PDSI (sc_PDSI) and PDSI using improved formulations for potential evapotranspiration (PE), such as the Penman-Monteith equation (PE_pm) instead of the Thornthwaite equation (PE_th). Here I compare and evaluate four forms of the PDSI, namely, the PDSI with PE_th (PDSI_th) and PE_pm (PDSI_pm) and the sc_PDSI with PE_th (sc_PDSI_th) and PE_pm (sc_PDSI_pm) calculated using available climate data from 1850 to 2008. Our results confirm previous findings that the choice of the PE only has small effects on both the PDSI and sc_PDSI for the 20th century climate, and the self-calibration reduces the value range slightly and makes the sc_PDSI more comparable spatially than the original PDSI. However, the histograms of the sc_PDSI are still non-Gaussian at many locations, and all four forms of the PDSI show similar correlations with observed monthly soil moisture (r = 0.4-0.8) in North America and Eurasia, with historical yearly streamflow data (r = 0.4-0.9) over most of the world's largest river basins, and with GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite-observed water storage changes (r = 0.4-0.8) over most land areas. All the four forms of the PDSI show widespread drying over Africa, East and South Asia, and other areas from 1950 to 2008, and most of this drying is due to recent warming. The global percentage of dry areas has increased by about 1.74% (of global land area) per decade from 1950 to 2008. The use of the Penman-Monteith PE and self-calibrating PDSI only slightly reduces the drying trend seen in the original PDSI. The percentages of dry and wet areas over the global land area and six select regions are anticorrelated (r = -0.5 to -0.7), but their long-term trends during the 20th century do not cancel each other, with the trend for the dry area often predominating over that for the wet area, resulting in upward trends during the 20th century for the areas under extreme (i.e., dry or wet) conditions for the global land as a whole (˜1.27% per decade) and the United States, western Europe, Australia, Sahel, East Asia, and southern Africa. The recent drying trends are qualitatively consistent with other analyses and model predictions, which suggest more severe drying in the coming decades.

Dai, Aiguo

2011-06-01

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Warts and All: Personal Reflections on Social Justice in Counseling Psychology. Reply to Kiselica, Palmer, Thompson and Shermis, and Watts. Rejoinder  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In their comments regarding Goodman, Liang, Helms, Latta, Sparks, and Weintraub's article "Training Counseling Psychologists as Social Justice Agents: Feminist and Multicultural Principles in Action," Kiselica, Palmer, Thompson and Shermis, and Watts offered a number of useful suggestions for elaborating on social justice theory, practice, and…

Goodman, Lisa A.; Liang, Belle; Weintraub, Sarah R.; Helms, Janet E.; Latta, Rachel E.

2004-01-01

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Minutes-Provost Employee Communication Council Meeting July 14, 2004 Present: Jo Ann Addison, Linda Hunt, Melody Palmer, Brenda Ayres, Sarah Seat,  

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, Linda Hunt, Melody Palmer, Brenda Ayres, Sarah Seat, Becky Marshall, Heather Cullop, Jean Varner. Following this, Linda Hunt stated that she will be taking another job at the University, and will be unable it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of her career. Linda Hunt explained the purpose

Whittle, Mark

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Random Forest Models To Predict Aqueous Solubility David S. Palmer, Noel M. O'Boyle, Robert C. Glen, and John B. O. Mitchell*  

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Random Forest Models To Predict Aqueous Solubility David S. Palmer, Noel M. O'Boyle, Robert C. Glen Networks (ANN) were used to develop QSPR models for the prediction of aqueous solubility, based on experimental data for 988 organic molecules. The Random Forest regression model predicted aqueous solubility

de Gispert, Adrià

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Model error in weather forecasting D. Orrell 1,2 , L. Smith 1,3 , J. Barkmeijer 4 , and T. Palmer 4  

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Model error in weather forecasting D. Orrell 1,2 , L. Smith 1,3 , J. Barkmeijer 4 , and T. Palmer 4 Range Weather Forecasts, Shinfield Park, Reading RG2 9AX, UK Manuscript submitted to Nonlinear Processes numerical weather prediction mod­ els. A simple law is derived to relate model error to likely shadowing

Smith, Leonard A

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Exploring the Components of the Palmer Drought Indices Using the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin as a Case Study  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Water resources are vital to sustaining ecosystem services, energy and food supplies, and industrial processes. Competition for water resources is likely to intensify as the population increases, economy grows, and land develops. Drought events intensify water scarcity, and recent events in many countries, including the United States (US), Great Britain, and Sri Lanka, highlight how important it is to provide meaningful context to water planners and managers. Palmer's drought indices - Z Index, Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), and Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI) - are widely used and accepted by scientists and policy makers in the US to understand drought and manage water resources. Drought index values at the climate division scale are available, but a transparent calculation tool at multiple spatial and temporal scales is not readily available. Moreover, a close look at the development of the indices reveals a number of subjective calculation methods and regionally biased factors. For researchers studying areas with overlapping climate divisions, performing international research, or working with limited, site-specific data, the ability to control and modify calculations is desired. This research presents a transparent tool for calculating Palmer's drought indices. We use the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin, located in the southeastern US, as our case study to explore and evaluate the sensitivity of Palmer's indices to temperature and precipitation anomalies, calibration periods, and other index components. The ACF has suffered two major droughts (2007 and 2012) in the past five years and supports multiple demand-side sectors - agriculture in Georgia, public and recreational supply for the Atlanta metropolitan area, hydroelectric power in Alabama, tri-state navigation, and ecosystem services. We show how the PDSI varies in response to changes in precipitation, calibration period, and a number of other variables. The aim of the work is to make this easily used tool available to help professionals who work toward facilitating water management and reducing water conflicts in the future.

Perrone, D.; Duncan, L. L.; Jacobi, J. H.; Hornberger, G.

2012-12-01

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CS70 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science, Summer 2011 1. You are a top secret government operative seeking an organized crime lord. You know that he is either  

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CS70 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science, Summer 2011 Section 14 1. You are a top secret government operative seeking an organized crime lord. You know that he is either hiding in a warehouse or in a power plant. Every day you can only search one location - if you look in the warehouse and the crime

California at Berkeley, University of

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The Fool and Exclusivity Long ago a servant was sent to the market to buy some salt and flour for his lord. "Here,  

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another which is equally right, and you are as a fool. (Adopted from Idries Shah, The Way of the SufiThe Fool and Exclusivity Long ago a servant was sent to the market to buy some salt and flour separate," the lord says, handing the plate to his servant. So the servant heads to the market, mindful

O'Laughlin, Jay

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Tolkien, our Judge of Peter Jackson: The Film Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings (Z, R. Bakshi and P. Jackson)  

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' is a fair adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, chiefly owing to its visual qualities and to the believable towards children, unlike `Harry Potter'; that it is no science-fiction; that there is no trace of racism is probably mistaken: even though some websites, well before the release of the movie, listed the changes

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Generalization of the Lord-Wingersky Algorithm to Computing the Distribution of Summed Test Scores Based on Real-Number Item Scores  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With known item response theory (IRT) item parameters, Lord and Wingersky provided a recursive algorithm for computing the conditional frequency distribution of number-correct test scores, given proficiency. This article presents a generalized algorithm for computing the conditional distribution of summed test scores involving real-number item…

Kim, Seonghoon

2013-01-01

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The Lord of Rings & the Olmi-Comics: Two cases of non-traditional approach to astronomy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Besides its traditional activities, the Public Outreach & Education offi ce (POE) of INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Milan, Italy) is carrying out two experiments in informal education for children aged 10 to 13: "The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings" and "The Olmi-comics". The former is an astronomical role-playing game. Pupils are requested to discover the burglars of the rings of Saturn by hunting for them in an area where they meet actors playing their parts at distances scaled to the ones of the Solar System. The latter is a writing/ drawing workshop. Pupils try to write stories or draw comics about science. While the two projects are rather different both in content and in format, they have a common goal: making pupils live science, mainly astronomy, both with the mind and the body.

Romaniello, S.; Cavallotti, F.; Sandrelli, S.

2005-12-01

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Lord Justice of Appeal John Fletcher Moulton and explosives production in World War I: 'the mathematical mind triumphant'.  

PubMed

At the end of November 1914 Lord Moulton (1844-1921) became the director of explosives production in the War Office. A 70-year-old jurist may seem an extraordinary choice, but he was an extraordinary man. He was Senior Wrangler at Cambridge, was elected to the Royal Society for research on electricity, and learned about chemistry as a barrister for dye and explosives manufacturers. He assembled an able team of administrators and chemists who designed and managed mammoth new national explosives factories. They could not make enough TNT and picric acid from obtainable precursors, so Moulton persuaded the reluctant armed services to adopt mixtures of TNT and ammonium nitrate, which enabled them to make even more than was needed. In mid-1915 they moved to the new Ministry of Munitions, where they also became responsible for fertilizers and poison gases. In 1917 they produced explosives at a higher rate than was attained in World War II. PMID:24921109

Van der Kloot, William

2014-06-20

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Why Does Cyanide Pretend to be a Weak Field Ligand in [Cr(CN)5]3-? Richard L. Lord and Mu-Hyun Baik*  

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Why Does Cyanide Pretend to be a Weak Field Ligand in [Cr(CN)5]3-? Richard L. Lord and Mu-Hyun Baik. Recently, the well-known chromium hexacyano complex anion [Cr(CN)6]4- was shown to lose cyanide to afford to be in a high-spin (S ) 2) ground state, which challenges the common notion that cyanide is a strong field

Baik, Mu-Hyun

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Myth smashers, myth makers: (re)visionary techniques in the works of Paula Gunn Allen, Gloria Anzaldúa and Audre Lorde.  

PubMed

This paper examines the revisionist mythmaking strategies employed by three lesbian-feminist writers of color: Paula Gunn Allen (Laguna/Sioux/Lebanese/Scottish), Gloria Anzaldúa (Chicana tejana), and Audre Lorde (Caribbean/African/American). By incorporating creatrix figures such as the West African Mawulisa, the pre-Aztec Coatlicue, and the Laguna Pueblo Spider Old Woman/Thought Woman into their works, they challenge the cultural stereotypes that silence women of color by denying their access to language. Their use of nonwestern mythic material destabilizes monolithic definitions of (white heterosexual) female identity, yet their mythmaking goes beyond this challenge to hegemonic concepts of (white) womanhood. As they replace the Judeo-Christian world-view with modes of perception drawn from Native American, Chicana, and African mythic traditions, they offer a far-reaching critique of western culture's binary structures. By displacing the boundaries between inner/outer, subject/object, spirit/matter, and other dichotomous terms, the new myths they create provide radical alternatives to the existing social structures. PMID:8113620

Keating, A

1993-01-01

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The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings: a critical analysis of an informal education activity  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

"The Lord of Rings - the mysterious case of the stolen rings" is a live astronomical role-playing game for kids aged 10 -13 [1]. Its goal is to introduce them to some of the main topics of the Solar System: a) the role of gravity; b) the distribution of mass & light; c) the effects of rotation; d) the distribution of water. The game was held at several Science Festival in Italy (Perugia, Genova, Fiorano, Bologna) obtaining great success. Teams of about 6-8 members are introduced to Mr Schioppanelli, the astro-detective of the town (the name is a pun: it reminds Schiaparelli, the famous italian astronomer, and it is a slang expression meaning "ring-breaker"). Mr Schioppanelli has his office in an "gastronomical astronomical observatory", known as The Red Giant Pizzeria. Schioppanelli informs the kids that a mysterious Centaur succeded in stealing the rings of Saturn. The partecipants are appointed astro-detectives incharge and asked to find the rings by browsing around the Solar System, which is scaled so as to fit the town historical centre or a pedestrian area, going from the Sun to Saturn or beyond, depending on the actual area at disposal. Great care must be taken allowing children playing only in a car-free area of the town. At the right scaled distances, the partecipants meet characters playing as the various planets. The kids can talk to them after solving a riddle, obtaining useful informations. A special characters play as a comet, timely going in and out of the inner solar system. The teams can also talk to some shepherdmoons of the rings. They easily discover that the rings were totally destroyed by the Centaur: a real disaster! They are also suggested to gather the necessary ingredients (gravity, light, rotation, inclination, dust and water, represented by simple objects like apples, spinning tops and so on) to rebuild the rings. The kids can buy the ingredients from different planets: every planet has ingredients in quantities which are proportionate to the real physical properties of that celestial object. After collecting the ingredients, they must carry them to the "The Red Giant" and indicate their best recipe to Mr Schioppanelli. Depending on the recipe, rings can be too strict or too luminous or too fast rotating and so on. The winning group is the one which prepares the best recipe to cook the rings in the smallest amount of time. After introducing this specific (and mysterious) game, we analyze the advantage-disadvantage ratio of such an activity, which is as funny as dispersive [2]. The key expression of the whole activity is, of course, "informal education". But, as a best practice result, we organize also 1 or 2 very simple laboratories about the solar system before playing the game. One of these, called The Olmicomics, allows the pupils to understand the dimensions of the planets with respect to their distances, providing them the correct introduction to "The Lord of Rings". The pupils are simply requested to pone the planets in a correct scale on a map of the city where they live. Then we coherently calculate together dimension of the Solar System planets and the Sun, according to the scale they chose. The second activity provide the pupils hints about the physical properties of the planets, touching the points a)-d) listed above. We believe this two-faces strategy is a quite effective tool for an education suited to our target group. They really do things, touch things, use their own body as a meter to understand distances and physical properties as the gravitational force. In the meanwhile, they are also asked to think about what they are doing, to make calculation and to build a representation of the Solar System by numbers, turning it into a visual representation only after their calculation. And, finally, to play with all these conceipts.

Sandrelli, S.

2011-10-01

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Deep-sea bio-physical variables as surrogates for biological assemblages, an example from the Lord Howe Rise  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Little is known about diversity patterns of biological assemblages in deep-sea environments, primarily because sampling deep-sea biota over vast areas is time consuming, difficult, and costly. In contrast, physical mapping capabilities are increasing rapidly, and are becoming more cost-effective. Consequently, the growing need to manage and conserve marine resources, particularly deep-sea areas that are sensitive to anthropogenic disturbance and change, is leading the promotion of physical data as surrogates to predict biological assemblages. However, few studies have directly examined the predictive ability of these surrogates. The physical environment and biological assemblages were surveyed for two adjacent areas - the western flank of Lord Howe Rise (LHR) and the Gifford Guyot - spanning combined water depths of 250-2200 m depth on the northern part of the LHR, in the Coral Sea. Multibeam acoustic surveys were used to generate large-scale geomorphic classification maps that were superimposed over the study area. Forty towed-video stations were deployed across the area capturing 32 h of seabed video, 6229 still photographs, that generated 3413 seabed characterisations of physical and biological variables. In addition, sediment and biological samples were collected from 36 stations across the area. The northern Lord Howe Rise was characterised by diverse but sparsely distributed faunas for both the vast soft-sediment environments as well as the discrete rock outcrops. Substratum type and depth were the main variables correlated with benthic assemblage composition. Soft-sediments were characterised by low to moderate levels of bioturbation, while rocky outcrops supported diverse but sparse assemblages of suspension feeding invertebrates, such as cold-water corals and sponges which in turn supported epifauna, dominated by ophiuroids and crinoids. While deep environments of the LHR flank and lower slopes of the Gifford Guyot were characterised by bioturbation with high occurrences of trails, burrows, and mounds, evidence for bioturbation was significantly less on the upper sections of Gifford Guyot, with mostly trails on the more sediment starved environments. The seamount summit also supported a variety of taxa, such as benthic ctenophores and rock-associated fishes that were not recorded in the deeper basin habitats. Physical characteristics of the seabed, particularly geomorphology, were good predictors of biological assemblage composition and percent cover of key taxa. Of the nine geomorphic classes assessed in this study, six predicted different physical habitats that supported distinct biological assemblages. However, other classes that were defined by spatial features (e.g., valleys, seamount dunes) where surficial physical variables were not unique, provided little predictive power of biological assemblages, but rather had characteristics that were shared with adjacent/surrounding geomorphic classes. Given the growing need to use surrogates in the management and conservation of marine environments, these results are promising. However, our findings suggest that there is a pressing need for careful testing and validation of surrogates, such as geomorphic classes, before classification schemes can be deemed effective and employed as a management tool to predict seabed habitats and their biological assemblages.

Anderson, Tara J.; Nichol, Scott L.; Syms, Craig; Przeslawski, Rachel; Harris, Peter T.

2011-04-01

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Cleaning Palmer's Pond  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : February 25, 1991 File : opp93024 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... Meltwater Pond to Increase its Capacity) To: Files (S.7 - Environment Background Freshwater, at ...

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PREFACE: Celebrating 20 years of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter—in honour of Richard Palmer Celebrating 20 years of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter—in honour of Richard Palmer  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter in 1989. The journal was formed from the merger of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics and Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics which had separated in 1971. In the 20 years since its launch, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter has more than doubled in size, while raising standards. Indeed, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter has become one of the leading scientific journals for our field. This could not have occurred without great leadership at the top. No one has been more responsible for this growth in both size and quality than our Senior Publisher, Richard Palmer. Richard first started work at IOP in March 1971 as an Editorial Assistant with J. Phys. B After a few months, he transferred to J. Phys.C The following year, the Assistant Editor of J. Phys. C, Malcolm Haines, left suddenly in order to work on his family vineyard in France, and Richard stepped into the breach. In those days, external editors had a much more hands-on role in IOP Publishing and he had to travel to Harwell to be interviewed by Alan Lidiard, the Honorary Editor of J. Phys. C, before being given the job of Assistant Editor permanently. Since J. Phys. C and J. Phys. F re-merged to form Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Richard gradually shed his other journal responsibilities, except for Reports on Progress in Physics, to build up Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. He has worked closely with four Editors-in-Chief of J. Phys. C and five of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. When Richard announced his retirement this past winter, we met it with a great deal of both happiness and sadness. Of course, we are happy that he is going to be allowed to enjoy his retirement, but we remain very sad to lose such a valuable member of our team, especially the one who had provided the heart and soul of the journal over its 20 years. We will be able to rely upon the team which Richard ably trained as we go into the future. The Executive Board decided to do this special issue, both to commemorate the 20th year of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter and to honour Richard for his long years of service to IOP Publishing and Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. This issue is dedicated to Richard for his many years of work and friendship with the journal board that has seen a great many changes over the years. This issue covers a very wide range of topics, since we approached all current and past members of the various boards of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter in seeking papers for this special issue. The response has been very positive and this will be one of our larger special issues. The desire to honour Richard is widespread among these various boards, so that we have been almost overwhelmed with submissions, although many who wished to contribute could not because of other obligations. We hope that you, the readership, will enjoy these articles.

Ferry, David; Dowben, Peter; Inglesfield, John

2009-11-01

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Returning home: forced conscription, reintegration, and mental health status of former abductees of the Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda  

PubMed Central

Background Since the late 1980s, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a spiritualist rebel group in northern Uganda, has killed and mutilated thousands of civilians and abducted an estimated 52,000 to 75,000 people to serve as soldiers, porters, and sex slaves for its commanders. This study examines the types of violence to which former abductees have been exposed and the extent to which these acts have affected their psychological well-being. Methods This is a cross-sectional study of 2,875 individuals selected through a multi-stage stratified cluster sampling design conducted in 8 districts of northern Uganda. Multivariate logistic regressions were performed with symptoms for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression as the main outcome measures. Results One-third of the respondents (33%) self-reported having experienced abduction (49% among the Acholi, the largest tribal group in northern Uganda). Over half (56%) of all the respondents and over two-thirds of those who experienced abduction met the criteria for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Multivariate analysis shows that several factors increased the risk of former LRA abductees developing symptoms of PTSD. These factors included gender (females were more susceptible than males), being a member of the Acholi ethnic group, participating in or witnessing a cumulative number of traumatic events, and encountering difficulties re-integrating into communities after abduction. Factors associated with increased risk of meeting criteria for symptoms of depression included older age of males at the time of abduction, lower score on social relationship scale, high incidence of general traumatic event exposure, high incidence of forced acts of violence, and problems reintegrating into communities after abduction. Conclusion Abduction and forced conscription of civilians has affected the psychological well-being of a significant number of northern Ugandans. The sources of psychological trauma are multiple, ranging from witnessing to being forced to commit violent acts, and compounded by prolonged exposure to violence, often for months or years. Community-based mental health care services and reintegration programs are needed to facilitate the reintegration of former abductees back into their communities. PMID:19445689

Pham, Phuong N; Vinck, Patrick; Stover, Eric

2009-01-01

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An investigation of several aspects of LANDSAT-5 data quality. [Palmer County, Shelby, mt; White sands, NM; Great Salt Lake, UT; San Matted Bridge and Sacramento, California  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Band-to-band registration, geodetic registration, interdector noise, and the modulation transfer function (MTE) are discussed for the Palmer County; TX scene. Band combinations for several LANDSAT 4 and LANDSAT 5 scenes; the geodetic registration test for the Sacramento, CA area; periodic noise components in TM band 5; and grey level measurements by detector for Great Salt Lake (UT) dark water forescans and backscans are considered. Results of MTF analyses of the San Mateo Bridge and of TM high resolution and aerial Daedalus scanner imagery are consistent and appear to be repeatable. An oil-on-sand target was constructed on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The two-image analysis procedure used is summarized.

Wrigley, R. C. (principal investigator)

1984-01-01

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Capybaras: A natural history of the world’s largest rodent. By Rexford D. Lord. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2009. x + 159 pp., $50.00 (cloth). Book Review.  

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BOOK REVIEW Capybaras: Behavior, Ecology, and Management CAPYBARAS: A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST RODENT. By Rexford D. Lord. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2009. 159 pp., $50.00 (cloth). ISBN 978-0-8018-9163-2. Robert M. Timm... research is nicely exemplified by his development of the strategy of eliminating vampire bats through topical application of anticoagulants, to help control epizootics of rabies in that species. Twoextantspecies of capybaras arecurrentlyrecognized...

Timm, Robert M.

2010-07-01

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The Interpretation of the Lord's Prayer, Q 11:2b-4, in the Formative Stratum of Q According to the Literary and Cultural Perspectives Afforded by the Affixed Aphorisms, Q 11:9-10, 11-13  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Lord's Prayer is one of the most discussed texts within the Christian scriptures (Matt 6:9-13\\/Luke 11:2b-4). Most commentators have focused on the Matthean version of the prayer and have overlooked the source from which it comes: Q and its context. Both canonical versions of the prayer alter it and place it in different literary settings. This re-contextualizing of the

Richard Wendel

2010-01-01

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Development of a remotely sensing seasonal vegetation-based Palmer Drought Severity Index and its application of global drought monitoring over 1982-2011  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

effects are currently disregarded in Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), and the sensitivity of PDSI to the choice of potential evaporation (EP) parameterization is often a concern. We developed a revised self-calibrating PDSI model that replaces EP with leaf area index-based total evapotranspiration (ARTS E0). It also included a simple snowmelt module. Using a unique satellite leaf area index data set and climate data, we calculated and compared ARTS E0, three other types of EP (i.e., Thornthwaite EP_Th, Allen EP_Al, and Penman-Monteith EP_PM), and corresponding PDSI values (i.e., PDSI_ARTS, PDSI_Th, PDSI_Al, and PDSI_PM) for the period 1982-2011. The results of PDSI_ARTS, PDSI_Al, and PDSI_PM show that global land became wetter mainly due to increased precipitation and El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) effect for the period, which confirms the ongoing intensification of global hydrologic cycle with global temperature increase. However, only PDSI_Th gave a trend of global drying, which confirms that PDSI_Th overestimates the global drying in response to global warming; i.e., PDSI values are sensitive to the parameterizations for Ep. Thus, ARTS E0, EP_Al, and EP_PM are preferred to EP_Th in global drought monitoring. In short, global warming affects global drought condition in two opposite ways. One is to contribute to the increases of EP and hence drought; the other is to increase global precipitation that contributes to global wetting. These results suggest that precipitation trend and its interaction with global warming and ENSO should be given much attention to correctly quantify past and future trends of drought.

Yan, Hao; Wang, Shao-Qiang; Lu, Hou-Quan; Yu, Qin; Zhu, Zai-Chun; Myneni, Ranga B.; Liu, Qiang; Shugart, Herman H.

2014-08-01

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Integration of Palmer Drought Severity Index and remote sensing data to simulate wetland water surface from 1910 to 2009 in Cottonwood Lake area, North Dakota  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Spatiotemporal variations of wetland water in the Prairie Pothole Region are controlled by many factors; two of them are temperature and precipitation that form the basis of the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI). Taking the 196km2 Cottonwood Lake area in North Dakota as our pilot study site, we integrated PDSI, Landsat images, and aerial photography records to simulate monthly water surface. First, we developed a new Wetland Water Area Index (WWAI) from PDSI to predict water surface area. Second, we developed a water allocation model to simulate the spatial distribution of water bodies at a resolution of 30m. Third, we used an additional procedure to model the small wetlands (less than 0.8ha) that could not be detected by Landsat. Our results showed that i) WWAI was highly correlated with water area with an R2 of 0.90, resulting in a simple regression prediction of monthly water area to capture the intra- and inter-annual water change from 1910 to 2009; ii) the spatial distribution of water bodies modeled from our approach agreed well with the water locations visually identified from the aerial photography records; and iii) the R2 between our modeled water bodies (including both large and small wetlands) and those from aerial photography records could be up to 0.83 with a mean average error of 0.64km2 within the study area where the modeled wetland water areas ranged from about 2 to 14km2. These results indicate that our approach holds great potential to simulate major changes in wetland water surface for ecosystem service; however, our products could capture neither the short-term water change caused by intensive rainstorm events nor the wetland change caused by human activities. ?? 2011.

Huang, S.; Dahal, D.; Young, C.; Chander, G.; Liu, S.

2011-01-01

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William P. Palmer III Collection  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This unique collection housed at the University of Maine represents a broad spectrum of pre-Columbian and Northwest Coast art collected between 1965 and 1970. The items here include 550 tomb figures from the Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit cultures of Western Mexico, along with 1150 ceramic figures from the MichoacÃÂán and ChupÃÂácuaro cultures of Mexico. Additionally, the collection includes ceramics and gold items from Panama, jade objects from Costa Rica, and a small clutch of Mississippian ceramics. On the homepage, visitors can learn a bit more about the collection, and then they will want to surely start browsing at their leisure. There are a few thematically organized sections here, and visitors won't want to miss the "Images for Eternity: West Mexican Tomb Figures" section in particular.

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CURRICULUM VITAE Stephen E. Palmer  

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of Environmental Psychology Journal of Experimental Psychology: General Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human (1985-1992) Cognitive Psychology (1979-1986; 1990-1996) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human, Perception & Psychophysics American Journal of Psychology Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition Journal

Sherman, S. Murray

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Fuel Pumping Station-Palmer  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : July 28, 1993 File : opp93069 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE ... Manager, DPP Environmental Engineer, DPP Files (S.7 - Environment) This Environmental Action ...

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Hemlock: murder before the Lord.  

PubMed

Two healthy young men were killed by a plume of hemlock (Conium maculatum) emitted when contaminated incense was vaporized during religious rites about the middle of the thirteenth century BC. PMID:7830518

Davies, M L; Davies, T A

1994-10-01

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Jupiter: Lord of the Planets.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a chapter from an introductory college-level astronomy textbook in which full-color photographs and numerous diagrams highlight an extensive description of the planet Jupiter. Topics include Jupiter's geology, rotation, magnetic field, atmosphere (including clouds and winds), and the Great Red Spot. (DH)

Kaufmann, William

1984-01-01

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NOVA: Lord of the Ants  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As a young man growing up in Depression-era Alabama, E.O.Wilson spent a great time outdoors observing everything from butterflies to ants. His fascination with ants grew into a lifelong passion, and amidst his many accomplishments in later life, he would win a Pulitzer Prize for his 1991 work "The Ants". Today Wilson continues to be well-known as a strong advocate for the protection of the environment and his work in the field of sociobiology. Wilson was recently profiled in an episode of the popular PBS program "NOVA, and this site allows visitors to watch the program in its entirety as well as view a transcript or purchase a DVD of the program.

2008-05-20

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Highly Variable Holocene Antarctic Climate: A High-Resolution Marine Geochemical Record of Surface and Export Production, Terrigenous Provenance, and Terrigenous Accumulation from the Palmer Deep, West Antarctic Peninsula.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Antarctic Peninsula is an ideal region to investigate climate change at decadal to millennial timescales due to its location in one of the earth's most dynamic climate systems. We have targeted the geochemical sedimentary record of ODP Site 1098 in the Palmer Deep to investigate changes in Holocene glacial evolution and oscillations in the Circumpolar Deep Water as traced by terrigenous provenance, terrigenous accumulation, nutrient utilization, and surface and export production. More than 50 meters of laminated diatomaceous muds, oozes, and muddy diamictons were recovered from the Palmer Deep, comprising the first, high-resolution, continuous Holocene sediment record from the Antarctic continental margin. We report on a synthesis of trace and major element, stable isotope, and C/N geochemistry on samples collected at a temporal resolution ranging from ~8 to ~50 years. We analyzed Si, Al, Ti, P, Ba, biogenic opal, organic C and N, and organic 13C/12C and 15N/14N isotopic ratios every 2.5 to 10 cm downcore. A series of sequential extractions were completed on a subset of samples to better constrain the elemental distribution within the different components of the sediment. Our chronology is based on 36 AMS radiocarbon dates. Biogenic opal, Corg, and P accumulation rates all increase ~2,000 years B.P., reaching a maximum ~5,500 to 7,000 years B.P. Opal concentrations are less variable, yet indicate that biosiliceous production increased during the mid-Holocene. 13C/12C in bulk organic matter are high (with values similar to ice-edge bloom products) ~4500 to 7000 years B.P., signifying stronger diatom bloom events during the mid-Holocene. Prior to ~3000 years B.P., delta15N was lower for ~2,000 years, resulting from less complete utilization of photic zone nitrate. The Al/Ti ratio indicates a change in terrigenous composition ~3500 years B.P. indicating a change in source, weathering style, and/or intensity. All tracers of productivity and terrigenous provenance exhibit significant variance at periods of ~400, 200, 140, and 70 years. Cross-spectral analysis of Al/Ti vs Al accumulation show that these two parameters are in phase with each other at the 400, 200, and 140 year periods, suggesting that changes in terrigenous provenance are concurrent with changes in terrigenous accumulation. Although the mechanisms forcing mid-Holocene enhancements in productivity and terrigenous supply remain unclear, candidates include greater glacial and sea-ice freshwater influences, reduced wind shear, or changing oceanographic frontal positions. A possible external forcing parameter is solar irradiance, possibly mediated through variability in the polar vortex.

Kryc, K. A.; Murray, R. W.; Dunbar, R. B.

2001-12-01

144

Palmer LTER program: Spatial variability in phytoplankton  

E-print Network

zone (MIZ) west of the Antarctic Peninsula (Waters and Smith 1993), we resolved the mesoscale percent acetone for24 Transects off the Antarctic Peninsula LTER (November 1991) Sampling Strategy a) 100m-Fucoxanthln (chlorophytes) (cryptophytes) (diatoms) (prymneslophytes) (coccollthophores) ".'.'.' 0"" 0... c:: 200 400 600

Moline, Mark

145

Clean-up of old Palmer  

NSF Publications Database

... On January 2, 1991, the Ocean Projects Manager, DPP prepared and submitted the following information ... Alexander Sutherland, Ocean Projects Manager, Polar Operations Section, Division of Polar Programs ...

146

URISA Journal Palmer, Shan 19 Introduction  

E-print Network

, or frequency, depending on the application. Lidar is quite similar to radar, but utilizes shorter wavelengths lidar operates at much shorter wavelengths, it has higher accuracy and resolution than microwave radar for topographic mapping of forested terrain and other areas not suitable for aerial photography (Wever

Shan, Jie

147

The Lords of Trade and Plantations  

E-print Network

n from the high.handed but 11 • " i ' f ~ >'' \\ • r • ' • ' •• t a c t f u l monarchy of the Tudors, to the s e l f conscious despostism of the S t u a r t s . P o l i t i c a l l y t h i s wafea time o f strong c e n t r a l .government..., complicated a f t e r 1603 by the Stuart dodtrine of d i v i n e r i g h t - o f kings. R e l i g i o u s l y , i t Was the p e r i o d In which b e l i e f s and p r a c t i c e s , but' especially', questions of church government were becoming p o l i t i...

Clarke, Mary Patterson

1905-01-01

148

Biology at Lord Mayor Treloar College.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The benefits of participating in biology instruction (with a stress on human biology) for physically handicapped students are noted. Risks in the laboratory are considered and balanced with the advantages of direct contact with the natural world. (CL)

Lones, Jane

1985-01-01

149

INSIDETHIS ISSUE "Oh Lord Have Mercy"  

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, and ranks as one of the world's great research collections. Join us in supporting the growth that this one jumped into popular culture around 1900. In his new book, LouisArmstrong'sNew Orleans,Thomas Brothers asked, "How did church music find its way into the entertainment world of sin-loving New Orleans

California at Berkeley, University of

150

Lord Robbins, Monetary Reform and Keynesian Economics  

Microsoft Academic Search

In my paper I would like to contrast Lionel Robbins's approach to monetary reform and to the ideas - public works, etc. - that henceforth would be associated with Keynes's name. Robbins' gradual acceptance of the latter, which is widely recognised, is seen against a doctrinaire opposition to the former, which is rarely discussed. The context of these manoeuvres included

Geoff Tily

151

Palmer Barge EPA Publication Date: June 12, 20141 PALMER BARGE LINE SUPERFUND SITE  

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Arthur on Old Yacht Club Road on Pleasure Islet. Pleasure Islet is a peninsula located approximately 0, by Old Yacht Club Road to the west, by the State Marine of Port Arthur Superfund Site to the south access to the Site is limited to a single dirt road starting at the western Site border along Old Yacht

152

Merrill palMer SkillMan inStitute  

E-print Network

relationship and the possibility for growth and change g Parents want what is best for their babies g Early The development of a healthy attachment relationship may be disturbed or interrupted by parental histories social-emotional develop- ment, parent mental health and parent-infant relationships from the attachment

Berdichevsky, Victor

153

Introducing Charly Palmer: Tar Baby and Culturally Responsive Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

According to a report by the Congressional Research Service, the U.S. population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. This increasing change is reflected in every aspect of people's lives, including the classroom. Now more than ever it is necessary for art educators to address the needs of the steadily increasing numbers of culturally…

Jackson, Tanisha

2012-01-01

154

New geophysical models of Palmer Deep crustal structure  

Microsoft Academic Search

The 2004 (9th) and 2006 (11th) Ukrainian Antarctic expeditions acquired new geoelectrical data (`short-impulse electromagnetic field formation' - FSPEF, and `vertical electric-resonance sounding' - VERS) along profiles across Drake Passage and along Bransfield Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, with the aim of studying the crustal structure of these features down to depths of >30 km. The sounding on this depth in Antarctic

S. P. Levashov; M. A. Yakymchuk; I. N. Korchagin; V. G. Bachmutov; V. D. Solovyov

2009-01-01

155

Viscosity Coefficient Curve Fits for Ionized Gas Species Grant Palmer  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Viscosity coefficient curve fits for neutral gas species are available from many sources. Many do a good job of reproducing experimental and computational chemistry data. The curve fits are usually expressed as a function of temperature only. This is consistent with the governing equations used to derive an expression for the neutral species viscosity coefficient. Ionized species pose a more complicated problem. They are subject to electrostatic as well as intermolecular forces. The electrostatic forces are affected by a shielding phenomenon where electrons shield the electrostatic forces of positively charged ions beyond a certain distance. The viscosity coefficient for an ionized gas species is a function of both temperature and local electron number density. Currently available curve fits for ionized gas species, such as those presented by Gupta/Yos, are a function of temperature only. What they did was to assume an electron number density. The problem is that the electron number density they assumed was unrealistically high. The purpose of this paper is two-fold. First, the proper expression for determining the viscosity coefficient of an ionized species as a function of both temperature and electron number density will be presented. Then curve fit coefficients will be developed using the more realistic assumption of an equilibrium electron number density. The results will be compared against previous curve fits and against highly accurate computational chemistry data.

Palmer, Grant; Arnold, James O. (Technical Monitor)

2001-01-01

156

DESALINATION IN AUSTRALIA: THE FACTS By NCEDA CEO Neil Palmer  

E-print Network

. Seawater desalination is the only new and sustainable water source available to us. Desalination offers in Western Australia, and Adelaide's water in South Australia will be supplied by desalination as their new insurance for Australia's water supplies against drought, climate change and population growth. Desalination

157

Applying the Palmer Drought Severity Index to regional climate models  

Microsoft Academic Search

Drought is one of the climate states that are most difficult to analyse scientifically. Amongst other things it depends on (lack of) precipitation, evapotranspiration, and water holding capacity of the soil at a given place, and how the two first parameters vary with time. One of the most used parameters to evaluate the occurrence and severity of drought is the

Cathrine Fox Maule; Synne H. Svendsen; Peter Thejll; Jens H. Cristensen; Lena Tallaksen; Henny van Lanen

2010-01-01

158

Chemistry Publications 2007 1. Palmer, MH; Walker, IC  

E-print Network

(5,6-DMBZDH)2] (SalH2 =salicylic acid; BZAH = benzoic acid; BZDH = benzimidazole and 5,6-DMBZDH=5 acid bases JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 2007, 127, 174309 4. Smith, KJ; Baillie, GS; Hyde, EI; Li, X-Benzyloxycarbonylguan-9-yl acetic acid derivatives as HIV-1 reverse transcriptase non- nucleoside inhibitors

Greenaway, Alan

159

Margaret a. PalMer nthedevelopedworld,responsestonatural  

E-print Network

often involve taming or vexing nature instead of moving people out of harm's way or rethink- ing water to the health of ecological systems, but in excess it becomes a pollutant that can lead to eutrophication of rivers and their coastal waters. Because some aquatic plants and microbes take up excess nitrogen from

Palmer, Margaret A.

160

“Kerrr” black hole: The lord of the string  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Kerrr in the title is not a typo. The third “r” stands for regular, in the sense of pathology-free rotating black hole. We exhibit a long search-for, exact, Kerr-like, solution of the Einstein equations with novel features: (i) no curvature ring singularity; (ii) no “anti-gravity” universe with causality violating time-like closed world-lines; (iii) no “super-luminal” matter disk. The ring singularity is replaced by a classical, circular, rotating string with Planck tension representing the inner engine driving the rotation of all the surrounding matter. The resulting geometry is regular and smoothly interpolates among inner Minkowski space, borderline de Sitter and outer Kerr universe. The key ingredient to cure all unphysical features of the ordinary Kerr black hole is the choice of a “non-commutative geometry inspired” matter source as the input for the Einstein equations, in analogy with spherically symmetric black holes described in earlier works.

Smailagic, Anais; Spallucci, Euro

2010-04-01

161

Reassembling island ecosystems: the case of Lord Howe Island  

Microsoft Academic Search

Exotic species that invade remote islands, usually following human settlement, have had catastrophic effects on native biota. However, on islands it is increasingly feasible to eradicate key exotic species allowing extant native species to recover in situ or to return naturally. The practice of marooning threatened species on islands where the threat is absent, irrespective of whether the threatened species

I. Hutton; J. P. Parkes; A. R. E. Sinclair

2007-01-01

162

Entertaining the Lord Chamberlain: Joe Orton and His Black Comedy  

Microsoft Academic Search

This essay attempts to explore the shock value of Joe Orton's black comedy in the 1960s. The homosexual playwright has been known for his rebellious and subversive humor, with which he scandalized and confronted the bourgeois audience and the English society at that time. The shock effects of Orton's black comedy have been questioned. In his \\

Chun-Yi Shih

163

Rehabbing the Rankings: Fool's Errand or the Lord's Work?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For better or worse, rankings shape public conceptions of collegiate quality. This paper reviews the history of rankings, analyzes what they represent, explores recent efforts to employ indicators in addition to institutional resources and reputation on which the most popular rankings are based, and evaluates the extent to which rankings serve…

Kuh, George D.

2011-01-01

164

Travel with a Time Lord: Using Media to Enhance Literacy  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article reports on a UKLA-funded project in which a group of 10 teachers in South Wales were involved. The televised science fiction drama "Doctor Who" was chosen as the theme as it was based on popular culture as well as being of local and national interest. The main character in this television drama is an alien who can fly through time and…

Harrett, Jacqueline; Benjamin, Theresa

2009-01-01

165

Contraries in the poetry of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury  

E-print Network

criticism of Cherbury centers around his use of Platonism in his most highly acclaimed poem, "Ode Vpon A Question moved, Whether Love should continue for ever?" Patterned after his mentor's poem, "The Extasie, " the "Ode" has been well received... of imagery which is nearly completely cerebral and could be called hallmarks of Cherbury's poetry" (89) . At the center of such criticism of metaphysical imagery is the belief that the language and images of the metaphysical poets are somehow...

Golding, Lisa Lugean

2012-06-07

166

Strutt, John William [Lord Rayleigh] (1842-1919)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Born in Langford Grove (near Maldon), Essex, England, Nobel prizewinner (1904) for the discovery of argon. He worked in many areas of physics, including electromagnetism and sound; the Rayleigh theory of the scattering of light was the first correct explanation of why the sky is blue....

Murdin, P.

2000-11-01

167

The Universal Guru--The Lord of Sukhasan (with Introductory)  

E-print Network

-exposition of Lhaso as found. in His biography. calling Himsclf(Thc Perfect most One Everhlissful) in casualty and all modes of enjoyment - The Master of AesthetiCS. In Yuksom we find the footprintthc socio-spiritual life of Sikkim. The teml Sikkim may also have been denved from Sanskrit Shikhm...

Avadhuta, Satpurananda

1995-01-01

168

Controversy and the state: lord ARPA and intelligent computing.  

PubMed

This is a study of a well-known controversy in computer science, between artificial intelligence and neural networks researchers. It examines claims made by participants in the field that the controversy was triggered, shaped and finally resolved in connection to activities of state research agencies, particularly the US Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). In contrast to these claims, this account concludes that, although ARPA's relations to the controversy among researchers were important, they were indirect. This study thus beings the analytical resources of studies of scientific controversy to bear on a domain which has so far gone largely unexamined in studies of 20th-century controversies - namely, state research policy and management. The account is based on contemporary documents, historical literatuare, and interviews with researchers and ARPA officials. PMID:11619937

Guice, J

1998-02-01

169

Laudatio Lord Williams of Oystermouth Rowan, Lord Williams of Oystermouth, it is far from easy to deliver a laudatory speech about  

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of Oxford, with research on the mystical theology of the Russian philosopher Vladimir Lossky. After working with the struggle between fidelity and political power. Your collections of theological essays On Christian Theology

van Suijlekom, Walter

170

HOW TO BE A STAR SPEAKER By Chris Palmer, School of Communication, American University  

E-print Network

"Give a good speech," write "Give an electrifying speech that moves the audience to feel passionate about joining our campaign." 4. Don't begin by drafting an outline. Instead act like a madman and free. Never let anyone write it for you. Use simple, vivid and conversational language. 6. Revise

Edwards, Paul N.

171

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life (by Parker J. Palmer)  

Microsoft Academic Search

Most of us would willingly - perhaps even passionately - tackle the question of what we should teach our students. Similarly, we are likely to engage in a conversation about how we teach and our preferences for organizing classroom time and structures. Although the question of why we teach may be raised less often (and perhaps with a hint of

1999-01-01

172

Genetics of caffeine consumption and responses to caffeine Amy Yang & Abraham A. Palmer & Harriet de Wit  

E-print Network

-Verlag 2010 Abstract Rationale Caffeine is widely consumed in foods and bev- erages and is also used the heritability of caffeine-related traits to range between 0.36 and 0.58. Analysis of poly- substance use shows that predisposition to caffeine use is highly specific to caffeine itself and shares little common disposition to use

Ober, Carole

173

Palmer LTER: Dissolved silicic acid-nitrate relationships during austral autumn 1993  

SciTech Connect

The study of biogeochemical processes in representative antarctic marine ecosystems is a priority objective of the US Joint Global Ocean Flux Study. Carbon and bioelement (especially silica) fluxes in the southern oceans are significant on global scales, but are poorly constrained due to undersampling. Consequently, we are unable to construct accurated coupled physical-biogeochemical models or to predict the response of the southern oceans to global environmental change. Additional information has been gathered in this program by measuring nutrient concentrations throughout the study area to help define the regional variability in water-mass distributions and to map the patterns and magnitudes of regional upper-ocean nutrient depletions resulting from biological activity. These studies focus on the dissolved silicic acid-nitrate relationships. 15 refs. 3 figs.

Houlihan, T.; Karl, D.M. (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States))

1993-01-01

174

Coastal-Change and Glaciological Map of the Palmer Land Area, Antarctica: 1947-2009  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Reduction in the area and volume of the two polar ice sheets is intricately linked to changes in global climate, and the resulting rise in sea level could severely impact the densely populated coastal regions on Earth. Antarctica is Earth's largest reservoir of glacial ice. Melting of the West Antarctic part alone of the Antarctic ice sheet would cause a sea-level rise of approximately 6 meters (m), and the potential sea-level rise after melting of the entire Antarctic ice sheet is estimated to be 65 m (Lythe and others, 2001) to 73 m (Williams and Hall, 1993). The mass balance (the net volumetric gain or loss) of the Antarctic ice sheet is highly complex, responding differently to different climatic and other conditions in each region (Vaughan, 2005). In a review paper, Rignot and Thomas (2002) concluded that the West Antarctic ice sheet is probably becoming thinner overall; although it is known to be thickening in the west, it is thinning in the north. The mass balance of the East Antarctic ice sheet is thought by Davis and others (2005) to be positive on the basis of the change in satellite-altimetry measurements made between 1992 and 2003. Measurement of changes in area and mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet was given a very high priority in recommendations by the Polar Research Board of the National Research Council (1986), in subsequent recommendations by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) (1989, 1993), and by the National Science Foundation's (1990) Division of Polar Programs. On the basis of these recommendations, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) decided that the archive of early 1970s Landsat 1, 2, and 3 Multispectral Scanner (MSS) images of Antarctica and the subsequent repeat coverage made possible with Landsat and other satellite images provided an excellent means of documenting changes in the cryospheric coastline of Antarctica (Ferrigno and Gould, 1987). The availability of this information provided the impetus for carrying out a comprehensive analysis of the glaciological features of the coastal regions and changes in ice fronts of Antarctica (Swithinbank, 1988; Williams and Ferrigno, 1988). The project was later modified to include Landsat 4 and 5 MSS and Thematic Mapper (TM) images (and in some areas Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) images), RADARSAT images, aerial photography, and other data where available, to compare changes that occurred during a 20- to 25- or 30-year time interval (or longer where data were available, as in the Antarctic Peninsula). The results of the analysis are being used to produce a digital database and a series of USGS Geologic Investigations Series Maps (I-2600) (Williams and others, 1995; Swithinbank and others, 2003a,b, 2004; Ferrigno and others, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and in press; and Williams and Ferrigno, 2005) (available online at http://www.glaciers.er.usgs.gov).

Ferrigno, Jane.G.; Cook, Alison J.; Mathie, Amy M.; Williams, Richard S. Jr.; Swithinbank, Charles; Foley, Kevin M.; Fox, Adrian J.; Thomson, Janet W.; Sievers, Jorn

2009-01-01

175

Palmer Quarterly - Race Differences in Parental Influences on Child Achievement: Multiple Pathways to Success  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using data from a national multiethnic, longitudinal study of children, this study examined the process of how parents' educational attainment is related to children's achievement through the beliefs and behaviors of parents and how this influence varies by race\\/ethnicity. Measures of socioeconomic status, parental expectations for educational success, reading, school involvement, and warmth were collected through home interviews. Achievement measures

2009-01-01

176

Thermal inactivation of mango (Mangifera indica L., variety Palmer) puree peroxidase  

Microsoft Academic Search

Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is a very important crop in tropical countries and Brazil is the seventh greatest producer in the world. In Brazil, mango is mainly consumed as fresh fruit, but consumption of processed products is increasing. Peroxidase is commonly associated with deterioration in flavor, color, texture and nutritional qualities of raw fruits and vegetables and is one of

177

Asteroid lightcurve analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory - winter 2004-2005  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lightcurves for the following asteroids were obtained and then analyzed to determine the synodic period and amplitude: 400 Ducrosa, 790 Pretoria, 829 Academia, 1010 Marlene, 1509 Esclangona, 1919 Clemence, 1989 Tatry, 2001 Einstein, 2065 Spicer, 2069 Hubble, 2131 Mayall, 3037 Alku, 3043 San Diego, 3086 Kalbaugh, 4631 Yabu, 4736 Johnwood, 5035 Swift, 6310 Jankonke, (6382) 1988 EL, 6650 Morimoto, (23200) 2000 SH3, (21181) 1994 EB2, (30311) 2000 JS10, and (33896) 2000 KL40. Three asteroids were observed previously but not reported: 1158 Luda, 1930 Lucifer, and 70030 Margaretmiller.

Warner, Brian D.

2005-09-01

178

Palmer Quarterly - School Engagement and Language Achievement: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences across Secondary School  

Microsoft Academic Search

The present study investigated (1) gender differences in the longitudinal development of language achievement and school engagement (i.e., effort for language, attitude toward learning tasks, interest in learning tasks, and relationship with teachers) across secondary school (Grades 7–12, ages 12–18) and (2) gender differences in the association between these developmental processes. Data were drawn from the Longitudinal Project in Secondary

Eva Van de gaer

2009-01-01

179

From Iky Mo to Lord Horror: representations of Jews in British comics  

Microsoft Academic Search

From often crude caricatures to witty self-portraits, the representations, and the presence, of Jews in British comics have changed in parallel to society's shifting perceptions of the Jewish community and to British Jews' increasing desire for assimilation and ‘invisibility’. This chronological exploration considers distinctive examples of Jewish characters and themes, starting during Dickensian times and continuing through mass-market children's weeklies

Paul Gravett

2010-01-01

180

Lord Lansdowne, his Peace Letter and the Great War: a political history  

E-print Network

the premier, decided to send a letter, using Chamberlain's draft as its basis, stating that the Unionist Party would give full support to the Government in the event of war. " Adams, Bonar Law, 167. " John Vincent, ed. , lyte Crawford Papers (Manchester.... Manchester University Press, 1984), 329, entry of March 19, 1914. According to Crawford, Lady Londondeny and Mrs. Asquith "nearly came to blows. " Hereafter cited as Crawford Papers. "Barker, Prominent Edwardians, 160; Adams, Bonar Law, 168-171; Blanche E...

Winters, Frank Winfield

2012-06-07

181

Privacy Policy Assessment for the Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University Moorhead  

Microsoft Academic Search

Libraries are not doing all they should to protect users' privacy. Several sections of the USA PATRIOT Act potentially encroach on this privacy. To preserve intellectual freedom and the flow of information in a democratic society, libraries must adopt privacy policies that tell library users their rights and demonstrate the library's willingness to be held accountable for such protections. The

Stacy Voeller

2007-01-01

182

Lord of the Flies: An Ethological Study of Dominance Ordering in a Group of Human Adolescents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A stable, ordered dominance hierarchy was found via observational and sociometric methods for a group of 13-year-old boys during a five-week summer camp. This group structure was formed early in camp and was stable across settings, time, and types of dominance interactions. The hierarchy correlated significantly with the rank-orderings bed…

Williams, Richard C.

183

Lord of the Flies Community College: A Case Study of Organizational Disintegration.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An interpretive case study examines the organizational disintegration of a community college that experienced a sudden loss of leadership, focusing on how its culture both contributed to and prevented organizational chaos. It addresses how leaders can honor the culture and mission of educational organizations and simultaneously work to transform…

Cooper, Joanne; Kempner, Ken

1993-01-01

184

A Bioscience Sector response to the House of Lords European Union Committee Inquiry  

E-print Network

, which would impact negatively on scientific research that utilises animals. In addition, some of Directive 86/609 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes 1. This document has been supporting this submission Association of Medical Research Charities BioIndustry Association Biotechnology

Rambaut, Andrew

185

Gentlemen's diplomacy: the foreign policy of Lord Lansdowne, 1845-1927  

E-print Network

as ?a leader in Lansdowne?s political ostracism and character assassination? following the publication of the marquis?s infamous and so-called ?Peace Letter? of November 1917, in which he sought to press the warring parties to consider a negotiated... as ?a leader in Lansdowne?s political ostracism and character assassination? following the publication of the marquis?s infamous and so-called ?Peace Letter? of November 1917, in which he sought to press the warring parties to consider a negotiated...

Winters, Frank Winfield, IV

2009-05-15

186

TEL: +44 (0)20 7611 8888 Direct: 8422 Lord Harries of Pentregarth  

E-print Network

Trust is a major funder of biomedical research, including stem cell research, in the UK. The Trust also on this issue, nor the complexities. The enormous potential future therapeutic benefits of embryonic stem cell understand that members of the stem cell research community will be covering this in detail and the Trust

Rambaut, Andrew

187

“Ozymandias,” or De Casibus Lord Byron: Literary Celebrity on the Rocks  

Microsoft Academic Search

Though rarely discussed in such terms, “Ozymandias” represents a monumental moment in the so?called Shelley?Byron “debate” or “conversation.” Noting the failure of source studies to account convincingly for the origins of the facial features of Ozymandias, this paper argues that the pharaoh’s “frown, \\/ And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command” are suspiciously Byronic, evoking the physiognomy of the

Hadley J. Mozer

2010-01-01

188

Lord of the Cosmos: Mithras, Paul and the Gospel of Mark  

Microsoft Academic Search

Demonstrates the ways in which the Roman Imperial religion imbues Paul's letter and subsequently Mark's Gospel. This work shows that the Markan presentation of Jesus' death, the climax of the narrative, brings the act of divine communication full circle

Patella Michael OSB

2006-01-01

189

To All Nations: An Exegetical Analysis of the Parables of the Lord in Luke  

Microsoft Academic Search

This dissertation provides students of the New Testament and missions a biblical foundation for missions as revealed in the Gospel of Luke, and especially that foundation revealed in the parables found in this gospel. The study first examines the Gospel of Luke and the theme of universal missions found within it. Next, the history and theory of parable research and

James A. Mann

1999-01-01

190

Drug lords and narco-corruption: The players change but the game continues  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article examines the patterns and history of drug trafficking related corruption in Mexico. While the Bush administration has the efforts of the Salinas administration to fight both drug trafficking and corruption the author concludes that merely the players have changed, while trafficking and high-level corruption continue.

Peter A. Lupsha

1991-01-01

191

Removing Drug Lords and Street Pushers: The Extradition of Nationals in Colombia and the Dominican Republic  

Microsoft Academic Search

This Comment explores the interplay between drug trafficking and extradition policy in the U.S.-Latin American-Caribbean region by focusing upon the recent legal shift in Colombia and the Dominican Republic. Part I describes the status of current international extradition law, focusing on modern extradition policy. In particular, this part details the respective extradition treaties of Colombia and the Dominican Republic with

Joshua H. Warmund

1998-01-01

192

Art, Boys, and the Boy Scout Movement: Lord Baden-Powell  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell (1857-1941), founder of the Boy Scout Movement in 1907, was a British military hero during the Boer War. Within an ethos and era of empire-building, athleticism, soldier-heroes and the pursuit of "manliness," Baden-Powell valued the arts and adapted his artistic skill to his wartime and Scouting activities. His…

Chalmers, F. Graeme; Dancer, Andrea A.

2007-01-01

193

Traditions of Rhetoric, Criticism, and Argument in Lord Kames’s Elements of Criticism  

E-print Network

The recent neglect of Kames’s Elements of Criticism (1762) has been due in part to disciplinary angst which has fostered two incomplete views of Elements: (1) as a work that trains readers in receptive competence and (2) as significant for primarily...

Innocenti, Beth

2003-01-01

194

An Evaluation of the Humanities Program at Lord Byng Secondary School During 1970-71.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper evaluates an experimental humanities program combining English and Social Studies materials in which students discussed topics of social concern. Grade distributions, teacher complaints, planned improvements, and responses to a student questionnaire are examined. A copy of the questionnaire is included. (DLG)

McIntyre, D.; Moodie, A. G.

195

A checklist of Linneana, 1735-1835, in the University of Kansas Libraries  

E-print Network

Linnaeo ... publice ventilandam sistit Hieronymus von der Burg... d. XXIX. Junii, anni MDCCLVI... Upsaliae: excud. L. M. Höjer [1756] [2]p./., 16p. 19cm. Soulsby 1925 Caroli Linnaei... amoenitates academicae; seu dissertationes variae physi- cae...

Williams, Terrence

1964-01-01

196

PREFACE: Celebrating 20 years of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter---in honour of Richard Palmer Celebrating 20 years of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter---in honour of Richard Palmer  

Microsoft Academic Search

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter in 1989. The journal was formed from the merger of Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics and Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics which had separated in 1971. In the 20 years since its launch, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter has more than doubled

David Ferry; Peter Dowben; John Inglesfield

2009-01-01

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Palmer Quarterly - College Mothers in the Dual Roles of Student and Parent: Implications for Their Children's Attitudes toward School  

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This study sought to establish the relevance of college mothers' motivational orientation and other student-role attitudes to the parenting of their school-age children and to their children's attitudes toward school. College mothers (N = 89) with a child between the ages of 7 and 14 years completed measures of their academic achievement motivation, self-regulation as students, and academic self-efficacy along

2009-01-01

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Henrik Palmer Olsen and Stuart Toddington, Architectures of Justice: Legal Theory and the Idea of Institutional Design  

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And what will they say of us, but scoffingly as of that foolish builder mentioned by our Saviour, who began to build a Tower, and was not able to finish it: where is this goodly tower of a Common-wealth which the English boasted they would build, to overshaddow kings and be another Rome in the west? The Foundation indeed they

Paul Raffield

2010-01-01

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The S-R issue: its status in behavior analysis and in Donahoe and Palmer's learning and complex behavior.  

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The central focus of this essay is whether the effect of reinforcement is best viewed as the strengthenng of responding or the strengthening of the environmental control of responding. We make the argument that adherence to Skinner's goal of achieving a moment-to-moment analysis of behavior compels acceptance of the latter view. Moreover, a thoroughgoing commitment to a moment-to-moment analysis undermines the fundamental distinction between the conditioning process instantiated by operant and respondent contingencies while buttressing the crucially important differences in their cumulative outcomes. Computer simulations informed by experimental analyses of behavior and neuroscience are used to illustrate these points. PMID:9132463

Donahoe, J W; Palmer, D C; Burgos, J E

1997-01-01

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Palmer Quarterly - Aggressive and Prosocial Behaviors within Early Adolescent Friendship Cliques: What's Status Got to Do with It?  

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This study involved an examination of the role of perceived popularity and social dominance in the social behaviors used within early adolescents' (N = 387) friendship cliques. A status hierarchy between cliques within each grade (based on peer-rated perceived popularity) and a status hierarchy between individuals within each clique (based on friend-rated social dominance) were delineated. Results revealed that adolescents'

Leanna M. Closson

2009-01-01

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JISAO 2007-2008 Annual Report Alemu, E., and R.N. Palmer. 2007.1. Techni-  

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-specific feeding, growth, and survival of juvenile pink salmon in the Gulf of Alaska. Second Interna- tional Workshop on Factors Affecting Produc- tion of Juvenile Salmon: Survival Strategy of Asian and North American Juvenile Salmon in the Ocean. North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission. Technical Report 7

Rigor, Ignatius G.

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PALMER, JOSHUA MICHAEL. Geostatistical Modeling of Subclimatic Tropical Precipitation in the Carolinas. (Under the direction of Dr. Lian Xie.)  

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of the rain gauge network in resolving spatial variability. In addition to numerous sensitivity tests, the OK and stationary residual dataset; reducing or eliminating anisotropy; producing more stable estimates and the root mean square standardized error in tandem with a knowledge-based evaluation approach. Sensitivity

Liu, Paul

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The Connectivity and FaultTolerance of the Internet Topology Christopher R. Palmer \\Lambda Georgos Siganos y Michalis Faloutsos z  

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in everyday life. This is especially true for the topology of the network, which is a crucial part of modeling problems in a city without a map. The novelty of our work lies in the use of data mining tools in the study

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The Connectivity and Fault-Tolerance of the Internet Topology Christopher R. Palmer Georgos Siganos Michalis Faloutsos  

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in everyday life. This is especially true for the topology of the network, which is a crucial part of modeling to resolving tra c problems in a city without a map. The novelty of our work lies in the use of data mining

Gibbons, Phillip B.

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15. T. Y. Palmer, Nature 263, 44 (1976). 16. G. Eklund, J. R. Pedersen, B. Stromberg, Chemosphere  

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), pp. 166­189. 28. H. J. M. Bowen, Ed., Environmental Chemistry of the Elements (Academic Press, London. Hamilton, in The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, G. W. Gribble, Ed. (Springer, Berlin, 2003), vol. 3

Kier, William M.

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11:015:265 Nutrition for Today (1 credit) Fall 2012 Dr. Debra Palmer dpalmer@njaes.rutgers.edu;  

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Correlates of Disordered Eating Dr. John Worobey October 9 Food Safety 101 Dr. Don Schaffner October 16 before class including laptops. PAY ATTENTION. Do not hold conversations with your friends during class attention offered to whoever is speaking. CLASS CANCELLATION In the unlikely event that a class is cancelled

Chen, Kuang-Yu

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Massively Multi-Topology Sizing of Analog Integrated Circuits Pieter Palmers, Trent McConnaghy, Michiel Steyaert, Georges Gielen  

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-objective selection mechanism, dubbed TAPAS. MO- JITO+TAPAS is demonstrated on a problem with 6 objec- tives NO MINLP [15] 64 YES NO MOJITO [16] 3528 YES NO MOJITO+TAPAS (this work) 101904 YES YES This paper's key Age-layered Structure (TAPAS). Table 1 summarizes. This paper is organized as follows. Section 2

Fernandez, Thomas

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Electrocortical source imaging of intracranial EEG data in epilepsy Zeynep Akalin Acar, Jason Palmer, Gregory Worrell, and Scott Makeig  

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Electrocortical source imaging of intracranial EEG data in epilepsy Zeynep Akalin Acar, Jason electrode (iEEG, ECoG) recording from a patient with partial refrac- tory epilepsy. A 15-min dataset for clinical epilepsy research and for basic cognitive neuroscience research using volunteer patients who must

Makeig, Scott

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A redescription of the type species of the jumping spider genus Pseudomaevia (Araneae: Salticidae) from Lord Howe Island, Australia.  

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The genus Pseudomaevia Rainbow, 1920 presently includes three forms, P. cognata Rainbow, 1920, P. insulana Berland, 1942 and P. i. aorai Berland, 1942, all found in the western Pacific region (Platnick 2014). The type species, P. cognata, was only briefly described with some poor illustrations of the male, but no information was given on the female. This situation makes placing species in this genus, or the genus in a wider context, difficult. The present work describes and illustrates both sexes of the type species. The female genitalia are unusual in that the insemination duct joins the fertilization duct without any apparent spermatheca. The subfamilial placement of the genus is unknown. PMID:24943177

Richardson, Barry J

2014-01-01

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George Green, Mathematician and Physicist 1793-1841 Author(s): D. M. Cannell and N. J. Lord  

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years have seen the bicentenaries of Michael Faraday, Charles Babbage and John Frederick Herschel and practical discoveries like those of Faraday,nordidhe possess theexperimentalandentrepreneurialskills

Morrow, James A.

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Lord Julian Hunt FRS Meteorological Office 1990-1992 Professor VI Arnold Steklov Institute, Moscow 1990-1993  

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(Director) Isaac Newton Institute 1996-2001 Professor NJ Hitchin FRS (Chair) University of Oxford 1998 (Director) Isaac Newton Institute 2001-2006 Professor C Bernardi University of Paris 6 2002-2005 Professor G David Wallace CBE FRS FREng (Director) Isaac Newton Institute 2006-2011 Professor Sir John Ball FRS FRSE

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Deep-sea bio-physical variables as surrogates for biological assemblages, an example from the Lord Howe Rise  

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Little is known about diversity patterns of biological assemblages in deep-sea environments, primarily because sampling deep-sea biota over vast areas is time consuming, difficult, and costly. In contrast, physical mapping capabilities are increasing rapidly, and are becoming more cost-effective. Consequently, the growing need to manage and conserve marine resources, particularly deep-sea areas that are sensitive to anthropogenic disturbance and change,

Tara J. Anderson; Scott L. Nichol; Craig Syms; Rachel Przeslawski; Peter T. Harris

2011-01-01

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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Brief on the House of Lords' Consideration of Commons Amendments 29 October 2008  

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, schedule 3 would potentially prohibit research on devastating childhood diseases using embryonic stem cells, with safeguards, for embryonic stem cell research. We welcome the recognition of the high value of existing tissue stem cell lines derived from children for research only. We particularly welcome two Commons Amendments

Rambaut, Andrew

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Lord Rutherford of Nelson, his 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and why he didn't get a second prize  

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'I have dealt with many different transformations with various periods of time, but the quickest that I have met was my own transformation in one moment from a physicist to a chemist.' Ernest Rutherford (Nobel Banquet, 1908) This article is about how Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) got the 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and why he did not get a second Prize for his subsequent outstanding discoveries in physics, specially the discovery of the atomic nucleus and the proton. Who were those who nominated him and who did he nominate for the Nobel Prizes? In order to put the Prize issue into its proper context, I will briefly describe Rutherford's whereabouts. Rutherford, an exceptionally gifted scientist who revolutionized chemistry and physics, was moulded in the finest classical tradition. What were his opinions on some scientific issues such as Einstein's photon, uncertainty relations and the future prospects for atomic energy? What would he have said about the 'Theory of Everything'? Extended version of an invited talk presented at the conference 'Neutrino 2008', Christchurch, NZ, 25-31 May 2008

Jarlskog, Cecilia

2008-11-01

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Film-Induced Tourism: Motivations of Visitors to the Hobbiton Movie Set as Featured in The Lord Of The Rings  

Microsoft Academic Search

Film production at certain locations has resulted in an increase of visitor numbers to such sites, expanding the concept of film-induced travel in academic discourse. However, research concerning the socio-psychological aspects of visitors to film sites is in its infancy. This study investigates the motivations of visitors to the Hobbiton Movie Set, as featured in Peter Jackson's film trilogy adaptation

Kamal Singh; Gary Best

2004-01-01

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Representing Spatial Structure through Maps and Language: Lord of the Rings Encodes the Spatial Structure of Middle Earth  

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Spatial mental representations can be derived from linguistic and non-linguistic sources of information. This study tested whether these representations could be formed from statistical linguistic frequencies of city names, and to what extent participants differed in their performance when they estimated spatial locations from language or maps. In…

Louwerse, Max M.; Benesh, Nick

2012-01-01

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Wellcome Trust CONSULTATION RESPONSE Wellcome Trust response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry  

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2020 funding programme, which could affect the outlook for stem cell research. It is critical-hype' the potential healthcare benefits of regenerative medicine research, especially stem cell research as a whole but the main focus of our response is on stem cell based regenerative medicine, this is primarily

Rambaut, Andrew

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"Our Father in Heaven": A Legal Analysis of the Recitation of the Lord's Prayer by Public School Coaches  

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The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution sets forth the separation of church and state required in public schools. That clause has been interpreted in a lengthy history of U. S. Supreme Court decisions. Nevertheless, accommodating one person's right of religious expression while not infringing on another person's…

Bennett, Tom; Foldesy, George

2008-01-01

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Level II scour analysis for Bridge 5 (IRASTH00010005) on Town Highway 1, crossing Lords Creek, Irasburg, Vermont  

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Contraction scour for all modelled flows ranged from 2.4 to 4.6 ft. The worst-case contraction scour occurred at the 500-year discharge. Abutment scour ranged from 7.2 to 9.8 ft. The worst-case abutment scour also occurred at the 500-year discharge. Additional information on scour depths and depths to armoring are included in the section titled “Scour Results”. Scoured-streambed elevations, based on the calculated scour depths, are presented in tables 1 and 2. A cross-section of the scour computed at the bridge is presented in figure 8. Scour depths were calculated assuming an infinite depth of erosive material and a homogeneous particle-size distribution. It is generally accepted that the Froehlich equation (abutment scour) gives “excessively conservative estimates of scour depths” (Richardson and others, 1995, p. 47). Usually, computed scour depths are evaluated in combination with other information including (but not limited to) historical performance during flood events, the geomorphic stability assessment, existing scour protection measures, and the results of the hydraulic analyses. Therefore, scour depths adopted by VTAOT may differ from the computed values documented herein.

Boehmler, Erick M.; Song, Donald L.

1996-01-01

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Endocrinology and the arts at the feet of the dancing Lord: Parathyroid hormone resistance in an Indian icon  

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The dance of Siva has a cosmic appeal. Nowhere has this dance been crystallised in its pristine form as in the Nataraja Bronzes from the Chola period. Mysticism surrounds the dancing form of the Nataraja. But does Nataraja dance upon an endocrine mystery. Does the demon under his feet Apasmara literally forgetfulness or epilepsy have an endocrine disorder. The short limbed stocky eye popping dwarf with possible mental retardation with a name that suggests epilepsy throws open a host of endocrine diagnoses. From cretinisim to the original descriptions of pseudohypoparathyroidism here is one view of the medical mystery under Shiva's dancing feet. PMID:24741522

Seshadri, Krishna G.

2014-01-01

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Evaluation of Wave-Current Bottom Boundary Layer Models Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for  

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(Grant-Madsen (1994), Soulsby (1993), Styles- Glenn (2000)). Predictions of the mean and peak bed stress bed stress by the Grant-Madsen, and Styles-Glenn models are consistent with the Dune simulations parents, Marie and Vance. iv #12;ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank, first and foremost, Dr. Diane

Foster, Diane

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Structured epitaxial graphene: growth and properties Yike Hu1, Ming Ruan1, Zelei Guo1, Rui Dong1, James Palmer1, John Hankinson1,  

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critically hinges on our ability produce high quality graphene and to pattern it at the nanoscale. Currently the predominant paradigm for producing graphene devices of any kind, is to start with an extended graphene sheet, that may be produced

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Backscattering enhancement for Marshall-Palmer distributed rains for a W-band nadir-pointing radar with a finite beam width  

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In this paper, we expand the previous theory to be applied to a generic drop size distribution with spheroidal raindrops including spherical raindrops. Results will be used to discuss the multiple scattering effects on the backscatter measurements acquired by a W-band nadir-pointing radar.

Kobayashi, Satoru; Tanelli, Simone; Im, Eastwood; Oguchi, Tomohiro

2005-01-01

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Simulation study of the effect of well spacing, effect of permeability anisotropy, and effect of Palmer and Mansoori model on coalbed methane production  

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Interference for adjacent wells may be beneficial to Coalbed-Methane production. The effect is the acceleration of de-watering which should lead to earlier and higher gas rate peaks. It is inherent that permeability anisotropy exists in the coalbed...

Zulkarnain, Ismail

2006-04-12

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Palmer Quarterly - Infant and Early Childhood Exposure to Adult-Directed and Child-Directed Television Programming: Relations with Cognitive Skills at Age Four  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study described the relations among the amount of child-directed versus adult-directed television exposure at ages 1 and 4 with cognitive outcomes at age 4. Sixty parents completed 24-hour television diaries when their children were 1 and 4 years of age. At age 4, their children also completed a series of cognitive measures and parents completed an assessment of their

Rachel Barr; Alexis Lauricella; Elizabeth Zack; Sandra L. Calvert

2010-01-01

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Artif Life Robotics (1999) 3:27-31 9 ISAROB 1999 R.G. Palmer -W. Brian Arthur 9 John H. Holland  

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the future return on the stock, using genetic algorithms to generate, test, and evolve predictive rules expectations Introduction Today's standard economic theory, general equilibrium theory, or rational moods or psychologies. There should not be bubbles, crashes, or bursts, and volatility should be low

Chen, Yiling

227

Letter to our dear students from the President of the University "Call them to the path of your Lord with wisdom and words of good advice; and reason  

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Letter to our dear students from the President of the University "Call them to the path of your the Almighty is Truthful. Quran,16:125 My Dear Students of Al-Quds University, The university is often subjected to vilification campaigns by Jewish extremists with the purpose of discrediting its reputation

Snider, Barry B.

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"The Lord Will Provide": The History and Role of Episcopalian Christianity in Nets'aii Gwich'in Social Development--Arctic Village, Alaska  

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This paper addresses the history and development of Episcopalianism in the Nets'aii Gwich'in community of Arctic Village, Alaska. It is argued that Christianity in the village well represents communal resistance to colonial ...

Dinero, Steven C.

2003-03-01

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Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace Ada Byron wird als Tochter von Anna Byron und dem Dichter Lord Byron 1815 in England  

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Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace Ada Byron wird als Tochter von Anna Byron und dem Dichter¨uckkehrt, lernt Ada ihn nie kennen. Sie verbringt ihre Kindheit bei ihrer zur¨uckgezogen lebenden Mutter. Diese k¨ummert sich auch um Adas Erziehung. Anna Byron hatte selbst Algebra, Geometrie und Astronomie bei dem

Pientka, Brigitte

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Open letter to President Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and General Joseph Kony, Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)  

Microsoft Academic Search

As you know the people of the Greater North have suffered in this conflict. Over 1 million of us have been displaced from our homes, much violence and brutality has occurred, we have not been able to farm our land, grow our crops, we have not been able to educate our children, we have not seen development and progress in

2009-01-01

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A review of "Lords of Wine & Oile: Community & Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick" edited by Ruth Connolly and Tom Cain  

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in which he appears are often trivialized as apolitical, rather than con- textualized in light of the period?s controversy surrounding festivities and communal drinking. In ?Supping with Ghosts: Imitation and Immortality in Herrick,? Pugh completes... in which he appears are often trivialized as apolitical, rather than con- textualized in light of the period?s controversy surrounding festivities and communal drinking. In ?Supping with Ghosts: Imitation and Immortality in Herrick,? Pugh completes...

Collins, Siobhán

2012-01-01

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LORD RAYLEIGH ET SIDGWICK. 2014 On the specific rsistance of mercury (De la rsistance spcifique du mercure); Chemical News, n 11 72; mai 1882.  

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spécifique du mercure); Chemical News, n° 11 72; mai 1882. Ce travail., communiqué le 4 mai dernier à la trouvent en ei'et Ils employaient quatre tubes contenant du mercure qu'on avait soin de renouveler à chaque Herrn Arthur K0153nig (Sur la polarisation galva- nique du mercure, nouvelles expériences de M. Arthur K

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Batterbury, S.P.J. and J.L Longbottom. 2007. Lessons for East Timor from Africa's recent land reforms. In Palmer L., S. Niner, & L. Kent (eds.) Exploring the Tensions of Nation Building in  

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West Africa for 15 years. All publications are available at www.simonbatterbury.net . Judy Longbottom and pastoralism alongside other activities. The population of West Africa, for example, is about 65% rural

Batterbury, Simon

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A one-day workshop introducing educators from pre-kindergarten through university to approaches for personal and professional renewal built upon the work of Parker J. Palmer, author of  

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as a teacher, principal, college professor, and supervisor of student teachers. Cost: $150 including such as: · How do we reduce stress and anxiety and help leaders and teachers sustain their life's work do we remain true to ourselves and our deepest aspirations for students? Together, we will explore

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

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Monsoons: Processes, predictability, and the prospects for P. J. Webster1, V. O. Magana2, T. N. Palmer3, J. Shukla4, R. A. Tomas1, M. Yanai5, and T. Yasunari6  

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Monsoons: Processes, predictability, and the prospects for prediction P. J. Webster1, V. O. Magana2 planetary heat sources and sinks, and interactions between them. The Asian-Australian monsoon system, which timescales is a major focus of GOALS. Empirical seasonal forecasts of the monsoon have been made

Webster, Peter J.

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The Palomar Testbed Interferometer M. M. Colavita 1 , J. K. Wallace 1 , B. E. Hines 1 , Y. Gursel 1 , F. Malbet 1;3 D. L. Palmer 1 , X. P.  

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with a range of \\Sigma38 m. Laser metrology of the delay lines allows for servo control, and laser metrology, for NASA as a testbed for interferometric techniques applicable to the Keck Interferometer. These include, including active fringe tracking, optical delay lines, laser metrology, and real­time control, is applicable

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The Palomar Testbed Interferometer M. M. Colavita1, J. K. Wallace1, B. E. Hines1, Y. Gursel1, F. Malbet1;3 D. L. Palmer1, X. P.  

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metrology of the delay lines allows for servo control, and laser metrology of the complete optical path. It was developed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, for NASA as a testbed, optical delay lines, laser metrology, and real-time control, is applicable not only to the Keck

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Nurses rally for assisted dying bill.  

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Around 200 nurses, healthcare professionals, terminally ill patients and their families demonstrated outside the House of Lords last week in support of Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill. PMID:25388694

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SPi eVanderbilt University Divinity School, Graduate Department of Religion, and Oberlin Graduate School of Theology VOLUME 23, NUMBER 2  

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in the seat of scoffers; but their delight is in the law of the Lord, and on God's law they meditate day into gardens through which streams flow, wherein they will abide by the command of their Lord. Their greeting

Bordenstein, Seth

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CoNLL-2011 Shared Task Fifteenth Conference on  

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by Omnipress, Inc. 2600 Anderson Street Madison, WI 53704 USA c 2011 The Association for Computational of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Martha Palmer University of Colorado, Boulder Lance Ramshaw BBN Technologies Ramshaw, Mitchell Marcus, Martha Palmer, Ralph Weischedel and Nian- wen Xue

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BRIEF REPORT Listeners feel the beat: Entrainment to English and French  

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Lidji & Caroline Palmer & Isabelle Peretz & Michele Morningstar # The Author(s) 2011. This article, there is evidence that speakers exhibit P. Lidji :C. Palmer (*) :M. Morningstar Department of Psychology, Mc

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A Comparison of Equating/Linking Using the Stocking-Lord Method and Concurrent Calibration with Mixed-Format Tests in the Non-Equivalent Groups Common-Item Design under IRT  

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There has been a steady increase in the use of mixed-format tests, that is, tests consisting of both multiple-choice items and constructed-response items in both classroom and large-scale assessments. This calls for appropriate equating methods for such tests. As Item Response Theory (IRT) has rapidly become mainstream as the theoretical basis for…

Tian, Feng

2011-01-01

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From its inception over a century ago, the goal of Brigham Young University has been to offer "a new kind of education" for Zion, one based on precepts "revealed by the Lord," as Karl G. Maeser once  

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. For example, the Holy Ghost softens hearts so that teaching can occur in an atmosphere of human kindness the multiplication tables without the Holy Ghost. This counsel has offered guidance to BYU educators in many ways affirmations of the truth and goodness of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. The Holy Ghost also guides

Olsen Jr., Dan R.

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The development of the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915: a study in political failure  

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S. Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty, and Herbert Horatio Lord Kitchener as Secretary of State for War should bear the burden of responsibility for the War Council's inability to function as it should. Instead of using their power... Marshall Herbert Horatio Kitchener, the soldier, was the Secretary of State for War, a Cabinet position. Winston Spencer Churchill, the amateur, sat as the First Lord of the Admiralty, also a position in the Cabinet. Admiral John (Jackie) Arbuthnot Lord...

Olds, Sara Van Orden

2012-06-07

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P u b l i c a t i o n s s c i e n t i f i q u e s d u m u s u m Patrimoinesnaturels  

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........................................................................................................................................ 71 Samson Vilvil-Fare VEGETATIoN ANd FLoRA? .............................................................................................. 83 Jonathan Palmer The Flora of Santo

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JOURNALOF GEOPRYSICALRESEARCH, VOL. 87, NO. B6, PAGES 4697-4714, JUNE 10, 1982 UNCERTAINTIES IN THE RELATIVE POSITIONS OF THE AUSTRALIA, ANTARCTICA,  

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IN THE RELATIVE POSITIONS OF THE AUSTRALIA, ANTARCTICA, LORD HOWE, AND PACIFIC PLATES SINCE THE LATE CRETACEOUS plates, between Australia and Antarctica, and between the Lord Howe Rise and Australia. We combined, Antarctica, and Lord Howe plates since the Late Cretaceous. If the Pacific-Australia plate boundary has had

Goddard III, William A.

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Summer moisture availability across North America G. van der Schrier,1  

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; published 2 June 2006. [1] Maps of the monthly self-calibrating Palmer drought severity index (SCPDSI) have006745. 1. Introduction [2] The Palmer drought severity index (PDSI) [Palmer, 1965] was intended drought severity index by maintaining a more consistent behavior of the index and hence comparability over

Schrier, Gerard van der

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2013 Cambridge Science Festival 2013 Cambridge Science Festival Index  

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Physics Dr Claire Cockcroft Babraham Institute Dr Henry Gee Nature Lord Rees of Ludlow Astronomer Royal Professor Malcolm Longair Cavendish Laboratory Mr Tim Radford Journalist Professor Barbara Sahakian

Cambridge, University of

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Eighteenth Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students  

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of Engineers Haris Halilovic, Lord Corporation Jordan Massad, Sandia National Laboratories John Peach, MIT, Jia Zhao Saltwater intrusion and freshwater supply in coastal aquifers Problem Presenter: Matthew

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An empirical comparison of item response theory and classical test theory item/person statistics  

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and the examinee?s responses. If these assumptions are met, an IRT model can be successfully employed. Purpose of the Study Over the past twenty-three years, since Lord?s 1980's 8 book Applications of Item Response Theory to Practical... and the examinee?s responses. If these assumptions are met, an IRT model can be successfully employed. Purpose of the Study Over the past twenty-three years, since Lord?s 1980's 8 book Applications of Item Response Theory to Practical...

Courville, Troy Gerard

2004-11-15

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SriKantha Neyeda Ragam: Bhavapriya  

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! Dvijullai Daari Neruga Leni Chintha Neeku Dochademi ? Tyagaraajanutha! MEANING: Lord ("kaantha") of Sri Sharamuna Neya Kanjajaskamai Varagaleda ? Srikara ! Dvijullai Daari Neruga Leni #12;Chintha Neeku Dochademi

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

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Smartphones: A Platform For  

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Smartphones: A Platform For Disaster Management Nicholas Orien Palmer #12;#12;VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT Smartphones: A Platfrom For Disaster Management ACADEMISCH PROEFSCHRIFT ter verkrijging van de graad Doctor

Bal, Henri E.

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Old Dad Chiro: his thoughts, words, and deeds  

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Objective This article offers the author's opinions about some of the thoughts, words, and deeds of the profession's founder, Daniel David Palmer. Discussion Reviewing D.D. Palmer's writings is challenging because he was the discoverer and founder of a developing profession and therefore his thoughts and words were rapidly evolving. Statements made by Palmer without judicious consideration of context could easily be misunderstood. Conclusion D.D. Palmer was individualistic and enigmatic. This commentary provides a look at the whole in an attempt to reveal the character and spirit of the founder. PMID:22693470

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2010-01-01

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76 FR 11939 - Blueberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Section 610 Review  

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...Research, and Information Order; Section...Agricultural Marketing Service...Agricultural Marketing Service...Research, and Information Order (Order...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanette Palmer, Marketing...

2011-03-04

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75 FR 7986 - Blueberry and Hass Avocado Promotion, Research, and Information Orders; Section 610 Reviews  

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Sarina Amin 1, BS, Ricardo Argueta, MD 2, Monica Olsen, CCP 2, Moui Nguyen, CCP 2, Hamish Munro, MD 1,2, and William DeCampli, MD, PhD 1,2 University of Central Florida College of Medicine 1, The Congenital Heart Institute at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Ch  

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INTRODUCTION The mortality rate of neonates undergoing cardiac surgery for repair of congenital heart defects100B protein levels in pediatric open- heart surgery patients. Acta Paediatr. 2003; 92: 1427-32. 3 vulnerable to brain injury during surgery due to cerebral ischemia that may lead to manifestations

Wu, Shin-Tson

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Genetic structure of crown-of-thorns starfish ( Acanthaster planci ) in Australia  

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Significant genetic structuring is reported for crown-of-thorns starfish Acanthaster planci (L.) populations within Australia, sampled in 1987 and 1989, with Eastern Australian and Western Australian populations forming different groups. Eastern Australian populations sampled included the three most southerly, on isolated reefs of Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs, and Lord Howe Island. The Lord Howe Island population formed a discrete outlier from

J. A. H. Benzie; J. A. Stoddart

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nIvaNTi deivamunu Ragam: Thodi {8th Melakartha}  

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. It is only possible for one to behold You in meditation. Word-by-word Meaning P O Lord of Six Faces (Sa)! It is, only (gAni) possible (taramu) for one to behold in meditation (bhAviJci cUDa); O Lord of Six

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

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De Morgan House 57-58 Russell Square  

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of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee House of Lords Committee Office London SW1A 0PW From in 2010 to be 2.8 million in employment terms (around 10 per cent of all jobs in the UK) and £208 billion. Sectors contributing to this impact include Research and Development, Computer Services, Finance

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It was a large room. Full of people. All kinds. And they had all arrived at the same building at more or less the same time.  

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to our intellectual onset, the gates of the Sixth Dimension shall fly open; after that a Seventh's to the new golden age of mathematics,'' Lord Vickers cried suddenly. There was a chorus of approving remarks. ``That was the real thing!'' ``Plenty of logic.'' ``And so many symbols!'' Lord Vickers smiled at me from

Erickson, Jeff

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Chariots of Fire (1981) The movie is based on the true story of two British athletes competing in the 1924 Summer  

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- Semitism and class prejudice in order to compete against the "Flying Scotsman", Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson in Paris, France. Also accepted are Abrahams' Cambridge buddies, Lord Andrew Lindsay (Nigel Havers), Aubrey) as well as the head of the British Olympic committee, Lord Cadogan (Patrick Magee) because Liddell

Schenato, Luca

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Motion Capture Technologies Jessica Hodgins  

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· Lords of Everquest · Lord of the Rings · Tony Hawk Pro Skater · Batman: Dark Tomorrow · Grand Theft Auto kinematics ­ Produce libraries of motion · Choose among them · Blend between them · Modify on the fly · On is captured? · Props often cause problems ­ Ball in pingpong ­ Fly fishing ­ Sword · Passive behaviors

Treuille, Adrien

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Correlation crises in insurance and finance, and the need for dynamic risk maps in ORSA  

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". This saying (that one could translate into "Problems always come as a flying patrol") seems to verify both by an archaeologist team in November 1923. About six months later, the expedition backer Lord Carnavon died of pneumonia. Shortly after the death of Lord Carnavon, the canary of the first visitor of the tomb was eaten

Boyer, Edmond

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On the Periphery of the Russo-Japanese War - Part I  

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Chapman: Major defects in British naval intelligence were the absence of an effective central department, an inferior network of naval attachés in major capitals prior to 1902 and the lack of secure direct cable communications with Northeast Asia. The performance of the Naval Intelligence Department was changed for the better by the efforts of Lord Selborne as First Lord of

John Chapman; Ian Nish

2004-01-01

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Relevant and Timely Learning for Busy Leaders  

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Lord Leitch was commissioned by the Chancellor in 2004 with a remit to "identify the UK's optimal skills mix in 2020 to maximise economic growth, productivity and social justice and to consider the policy implications of achieving the level of change required." In the 2006 Budget, the Chancellor asked Lord Leitch to consider how to better…

Claxton, Julia; Gold, Jeff; Edwards, Claire; Coope, Gary

2009-01-01

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A Comparison of Two Procedures for Computing IRT Equating Coefficients.  

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Two methods of computing test equating coefficients under item response theory by the following authors are compared: (1) B. H. Loyd and H. D. Hoover (1980); and (2) M. L. Stocking and F. M. Lord (1983). Conditions under which the method of Stocking and Lord is preferable are described. (SLD)

Baker, Frank B.; Al-Karni, Ali

1991-01-01

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A Procedure for Estimating the Conditional Standard Errors of Measurement for GRE General and Subject Tests. GRE Board Professional Report No. 87-03P.  

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A series of computer programs was written for computing the conditional standard errors of measurement (CSEM) for both rights-scored and formula-scored tests based on a method suggested by F. M. Lord (1984), commonly known as Lord's Method IV or the compound binomial method. These programs estimate the CSEM for both raw and scaled scores, average…

Cowell, William R.

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Sandalwood--the Myth and the Reality1  

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of the Sandal-wood pillars for the house of the Lord, and for the King's house, harps also and psalteries for the house of the Lord, and for the King's house and harps and psalteries for the singers; and there were

Standiford, Richard B.

269

AIAA 2000-2234 Flow Control Opportunities in  

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of air, and their ability to deliver depends on our ability to control that flow. The emerging fieldAIAA 2000-2234 Flow Control Opportunities in Gas Turbine Engines W. K. Lord Pratt & Whitney East and Astronautics FLOW CONTROL OPPORTUNITIES IN GAS TURBINE ENGINES Wesley K. Lord* Douglas G. MacMartin Gregory

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The magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Canterbury Volume 5, no.2 Summer 2008 Flying high with the Conchords  

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Flying high with the Conchords Comic actor Rhys Darby Centennial celebrations Ernest Rutherford and Rita Rutherford's path to the Nobel Prize December 2008 marks 100 years since Canterbury alumnus Ernest, Lord anniversary of the Nobel Prize being awarded to its most illustrious graduate Ernest, Lord Rutherford. During

Hickman, Mark

271

Recruitment patterns of scleractinian corals in an isolated sub-tropical reef system  

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The density of recruits of scleractinian corals on settlement plates at Lord Howe Island, a small isolated sub-tropical island 630 km off the Australian coastline, was within the range of values reported for comparable studies on the Great Barrier Reef. However, there was a difference in the relative abundance of taxonomic groups, with recruitment at Lord Howe Island during the

V. J. Harriott

1992-01-01

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President Harold B. Lee at the dedication of the J. Willard Marriott Center, February 1973. Courtesy Mark A. Philbrick/BYU.  

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. Courtesy Mark A. Philbrick/BYU. Installation of and Charge to the President Harold B. Lee May I begin forget its role in bringing to reality the ancient prophecy--to build the mountain of the Lord's house. The Prophet Joseph Smith, speaking on this subject, declared, "Knowledge through our Lord and Savior Jesus

Olsen Jr., Dan R.

273

Setting euthanasia on the level  

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Summary The House of Lords recently set up a Select Committee on Medical Ethics to consider euthanasia and related medical decisions at the end of life. This followed widespread publicity surrounding recent cases, particular the trial and conviction of a doctor for the attempted murder of a consenting terminally ill patient, and the House of Lords' ruling that it is

Tim Helme; Nicola Padfield

1993-01-01

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group has played a positively transformative role in my spiritual life at Seattle Pacific University. When reflecting on how I have grown in Christ over the last four years, I discovered that group is the primary method by  

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University. When reflecting on how I have grown in Christ over the last four years, I discovered that group my passion for the Lord. Thus, I was one of the kids up front ­ always first to stand, first to raise an incredibly rough time. I still had passion for the Lord, but was also confused by Him and this medical

Nelson, Tim

275

Road Tripping Down the Digital Preservation Highway: Part III. Rolls Royce, Ford, or Dune Buggy?  

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"Road Tripping Down the Digital Preservation Highway" follows the continuing adventures of Peter Palmer, erstwhile librarian at Bellaluna University and manager of the library's and University's digital content, as he journeys down the Digital Preservation Highway. In this article, Palmer is put in charge of a task force to determine what should…

Colati, Jessica Branco; Colati, Gregory C.

2011-01-01

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Road Tripping down the Digital Preservation Highway: Part IV--Classic Rides  

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"Road Tripping Down the Digital Preservation Highway" follows the continuing adventures of Peter Palmer, erstwhile librarian at Bellaluna University and manager of the library's and University's digital content, as he journeys down the Digital Preservation Highway. Palmer's problem this month was somewhat more philosophical. As manager of the…

Colati, Jessica Branco; Colati, Gregory C.

2011-01-01

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NOAA/WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER ATLANTIC OCEAN RESPONSE CRITERIA  

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NOAA/WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER ATLANTIC OCEAN RESPONSE CRITERIA Paul Whitmore - NOAA/West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center - Palmer, Alaska Uri ten Brink ­ United States Geological/West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center - Palmer, Alaska William Sammler ­ NOAA/National Weather Service

ten Brink, Uri S.

278

F A C U L T Y INTERIM DEAN  

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, Emmanuel Nnadozie, Terry L. Olson, Sherri Addis Palmer, Terry Palmer, Paul Parker, Seymour Patterson, Stephen R. Pollard, James Przybylski, David Robinson, Mustafa A. Sawani, Frederic Shaffer, Werner Johann Heckert, Wolfgang Hoeschele, Ding-hwa Hsieh, H. Martin Jayne, Jennifer G. Jesse, Daniel Mandell, Chad

Gering, Jon C.

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F A C U L T Y DIVISION HEAD  

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Gruber, Paul Parker, Seymour Patterson, Stephen R. Pollard, James Przybylski, David Murphy, Mustafa A. Olson, Sherri Addis Palmer, Terry Palmer, Lloyd Pflueger, John Quinn, Steven Reschly, David Robinson, Jeffrey Gall, Wolfgang Hoeschele, Ding-hwa E. Hsieh, Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, H. Martin Jayne, Jennifer G

Gering, Jon C.

280

An Imminent Transition to Drier Conditions in the United States?  

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: Characteristics and trends in various forms of the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) during 1900-2008. J) A few are based on a surface water balance model, such as the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI). P E = dry conditions; · PDSIdrought · Self-calibrated PDSI with Penman- Monteith PE (sc

Yang, Zong-Liang

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Summer Moisture Variability across Europe G. VAN DER SCHRIER  

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, in final form 13 October 2005) ABSTRACT Maps of monthly self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index (SC and temporal variability of moisture availability and is based on the more common Palmer Drought Severity Index­2002 period fail to be statistically significant, both in terms of spatial means of the drought index

Schrier, Gerard van der

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Red rice (Oryza sativa L.) ecotype tolerance to herbicides and winter weed management practices  

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% control of common chickweed (Stellaria media L. Vill.), common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album L.), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.), Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.), and smooth pigweed (Amaranthus hybridus L.) while glyphosate... ? 96% control of common chickweed (Stellaria media L. Vill.), common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album L.), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.), Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.), and smooth pigweed (Amaranthus hybridus L.) while...

Nanson, Weldon Duane

2009-05-15

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Between Constructivism and Connectedness  

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Parker Palmer is correct in his claims that good teaching depends more on the capacity for connectedness than on technique and that helping teacher candidates cultivate a strong sense of personal identity is crucial. However, to what extent are Palmer's claims compatible with the various constructivist models of learning that are now prevalent in…

Gordon, Mordechai

2008-01-01

284

WORKSHOP ON THE EVALUATION OF NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS  

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WORKSHOP ON THE EVALUATION OF NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS Martha Palmer UnisysCenterforAdvancedInformationTechnology Paoli, PA 19301 Tim Finin UnisysCenterfor AdvancedInformationTechnology Paoli, PA 19301 1 INTRODUCTION in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The workshop was organized by Martha Palmer (Unisys), assisted by a program

Finin, Tim

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Semiconductors  

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This page, created by Dr. Derek W. Palmer, discusses the use of semiconductors. The site addresses such issues as: crystal structures; diamond, silicon and germanium structures, it also includes the properties of different semiconductors. Available are an index, text books, research books, data books and journals. Palmer provides a great deal of information within this simple, and easily understood, web page.

Palmer, Derek W.

2008-11-21

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P u b l i s h e d b y t h e i g n at i a n C e n t e r at s a n ta C l a r a u n i v e r s i t y an examination  

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of competence, conscience, and compassion," by serving students, faculty, staff, and community partners. Santa serve in the household of the Lord, carrying out God's will and caring for each other, all humans

Maurer,. Edwin P.

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Image and Text in Nineteenth-century Britain and Its After-images  

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Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and Letitia Elizabeth Landon. Book illustrations provided writers Sir Walter Scott and Alfred, Lord Tennyson a means to recycle previously published works as "new" texts; the engravings promote an illusion...

Terry, Gina Opdycke

2011-08-08

288

Structural Modeling of PinnaRelated Transfer Functions for 3D Sound Simone Spagnol  

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of subjects. 1. INTRODUCTION At the beginning of the last century, Lord Rayleigh's stud- ies on the scattering-defined physical phenomenon, then thanks to linearity we can reconstruct the global HRTF on-the-fly from a proper

Avanzini, Federico

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Local and landscape effects on the butterfly community  

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to disturbance and dispersal abilities (Lord and Norton 1990). In the Great Plains, the destruction and fragmen). This evidence leads to the obvious conclusion that butter- flies in the Midwest have declined substantially

Debinski, Diane M.

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doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1341 , 1535-15423582003Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B  

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muscle and the tendons of rats' tails), model organisms (such as the flying insect, Manduca sexta), even organisms (Witman 1987; Massel & Done 1992; Friedland & Denny 1995; Denny 1995; Gay- lord & Denny 1997

Denny, Mark

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Commencement 2010 Remarks Good morning and welcome to NJIT Commencement 2010. It is a special pleasure this  

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the Wright Brothers' first flight in 1903, renowned mathematician and physicist Lord Kelvin asserted, "Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." In 1946, famed movie-producer Darryl Zanuck said

Bieber, Michael

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ESD.70J Engineering Economy Module -Session 1 1 ESD.70J Engineering Economy  

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J Engineering Economy Module - Session 1 11 Human (in-)ability to forecast Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. Lord Kelvin ­ British Mathematician, Physicist, and President of the British Royal

Entekhabi, Dara

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Worksheets (Open to Suggestion).  

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Describes having students draw a picture and write a paragraph of description at the end of each chapter of "The Lord of the Flies." Reports gains in reading comprehension, increased cooperation and enjoyment, and improved writing quality. (SR)

Cox, Beth

1991-01-01

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Fitting Pinna-Related Transfer Functions to Anthropometry for Binaural Sound Rendering  

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, Lord Rayleigh's studies on the scattering of sound waves by obstacles gave birth to the extensive to linearity we can reconstruct the global HRTF on-the-fly from a proper combination of all the considered

Avanzini, Federico

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Book Reviews infection, and cancer. Neutralization of TNF in obese The Bioinformatics Bookshelf: Teach  

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so vast that it ought to Introduction to Computational Molecular Biologymake them too fat to fly. How oddities. I was interested to learn String Edits, and Macromolecules: The Theory and Prac-that Lord Byron

Boguski, Mark S.

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Mani Srivastava mbs@ucla.edu  

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... 4 Worldwide IT carbon footprint: 2007: 2% = 0.83 GtCO2 - Comparable to the global aviation industry competitions [UNH] Personal Carbon & Water Footprint Calculators #12;To Measure is To Know [Lord Kelvin] 7

van Dyk, David

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Further News  

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Heritage funding for Herefordshire astronomers; Astronomical alignment at Chankillo; Lord Wrottesley's telescope sold; Salimbeni's Glorification of the Eucharist in danger; Clock making in medieval York; Early English quadrant astrolabe sold; Pluto yet again.

Clive, Clive

2007-10-01

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DSM-5: the debate continues  

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Abstract We are fortunate to have invited commentaries from the laboratories of Dr Cathy Lord and Dr Fred Volkmar offering their perspectives on the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5 criteria for the autism spectrum...

Buxbaum, Joseph D; Baron-Cohen, Simon

2013-05-15

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75 FR 80058 - Notice of Hearing: Reconsideration of Disapproval of California State Plan Amendments (SPAs) 08...  

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...officer by January 5, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Cohen, Presiding Officer, CMS, 2520 Lord Baltimore Drive...Federal regulations at 42 CFR Part 430. I am designating Mr. Benjamin Cohen as the presiding officer. If these arrangements...

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Maxima of Partial Sums Indexed by Geometrical Structures  

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Approved for the University Committee on Graduate Studies: iii #12; Dedicated to God The LORD is my through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your

Jiang, Tiefeng

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The Subtleties of Space Filling Book Review by Robert V. Moody, University of Alberta  

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of his visually unchallenged friends, laid down the geometric principles of soap bubbles. Later Lord the ground #12;rules for serious play with bubbles. An Irishman of unrivaled reputation for dalliance (at

Aste, Tomaso

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A Science Service Feature-Xeleased upon receipt  

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specimen in America is Dr. lord A. Carpenter, Who grew up in tho U. S. Weather Bureau but has now bsen Iton special stations rcveal local pemliaritios. He also %oostett climate f o r tho Lo8 Angeles Chamber

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Student Name Advisor Abdellah-El-Hadj, Amine Liu  

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Carmona, Adria Brouwer Chandra, Amin Chen, Qin Samuelsen Chen, Yang Chien, Alice Dunn-Rankin Chow, Justin, Shangying La Rue Lee, Ty Gamero-Castano Lewis, James Liu, Ya Liu Liu, Yang Liu, Yuchao Bobrow Lord, Thomas

Mease, Kenneth D.

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BIO 308: MODERN GENETICS FALL 2012: TR at 11:30 AM 12:45 PM  

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this through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen. #12;2 REQUIRED TEXTS: · Mark F. Sanders and John L. Bowman, Genetic in contemporary biology, particularly the biology of programmed cell death. The papers are listed on the syllabus

Arévalo, Elisabeth

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genes in extremely large cohorts, as may be re-quired for the definitive implication of rare var-  

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materials on Science Online. 13. C. Betancur, Brain Res. 1380, 42 (2011). 14. G. M. Cooper et al., Nat. Lord, C. Martin, D. Martin, R. Maxim, J. Miles, O. Ousley, K. Pelphrey, B. Peterson, J. Piggot, C

Xie, Xiaoliang Sunney

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Scattering experiments with a diving cylinder  

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layers, the latter forming an anti­reflection system. We show movies of the scattered field as a function.3160) Interference; (260.5430) Polarization; (290.0290) Scattering; (310.1620) Coatings. References and links 1. Lord

Floreano, Dario

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THE COCKCROFT INSTITUTE of ACCELERATOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  

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had discovered the atomic nucleus. Together with Ernest Walton he worked in Rutherford's group was taken on by Lord Rutherford, who had moved from Manchester University to Cambridge University after he

Crowther, Paul

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Left-Handed Interfaces for Electromagnetic Surface Waves A. V. Kats,1,2  

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of surface waves in condensed matter began at the end of the 19th century, since the works of Lord Rayleigh themselves in a wide variety of phenomena, including tsunami, earth- quakes, as well as resonance anomalies

Nori, Franco

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Particle Swarm Optimization A tutorial prepared for SEAL'06  

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swarm technology as a means of creating complex interactive environments. - Disney's The Lion King was the first movie to make use of swarm technology (the stampede of the bisons scene). - The movie "Lord

Li, Xiaodong

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SEAL'06, Hefei, China 1 Particle Swarm Optimization  

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. - Disney's The Lion King was the first movie to make use of swarm technology (the stampede of the bisons scene). - The movie "Lord of the Rings" has also made use of similar technology during battle scenes

Li, Xiaodong

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GECCO'07, London 1 Particle Swarm Optimization  

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swarm technology as a means of creating complex interactive environments. - Disney's The Lion King was the first movie to make use of swarm technology (the stampede of the bisons scene). - The movie "Lord

Li, Xiaodong

312

Multihop Wireless Communications Channels OCIECE 01-08  

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acknowledge Jesus Christ as my Lord, and thank Him for giving me the opportunity to write this thesis. I am of Carleton University, for their instruction, guidance, and experience. Their passion for research

Yanikomeroglu, Halim

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USING INDUCED SIGNALS TO SENSE POSITION WITH A MICROCHANNEL  

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to Jesus Christ, my Lord and savior; without Him I could not have persevered. I also dedicate this thesis and passion to science and education is truly extraordinary and inspiring. I appreciate the service

de Souza, Romualdo T.

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DECLARATIVE ASPECT-ORIENTED SECURITY POLICIES FOR IN-LINED REFERENCE MONITORS  

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- ally challenging him and never permitting laziness in his studies. John Nichols's passionate, kind importantly, the author thanks his Lord Jesus Christ, who is his greatest encourager, helper, teacher

Hamlen, Kevin W.

315

Exact and approximation algorithms for the inversion distance between  

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, is an inversion of a long substring of the chromosomal sequence [13]. In plants, Palmer, Osorio and Thompson [14] modeled the evolution of part of the pea chloroplast genome, which is also a single chromosome, in terms

Sankoff, David

316

New Acquisition's List (March-April 2011)  

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BL 501 .H55 2010 Himmelfarb, Martha The apocalypse GENERAL BL 580 .A53 1983 Anderson, William Holy GENERAL B 235 .P24 P35 2009 Palmer, John Anderson, Parmenides and presocratic philosophy GENERAL B 2799 .E

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U.S. Department of Commerce  

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: David Ulmer, Ted Hawes, Joan Palmer and Joan Barry for the New England, Middle Atlantic, and Chesapeake states; Scott Nelson, U.S. Geological Survey, for the Great Lakes states; David Gloeckner, Guy Davenport

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U.S. Department of Commerce  

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were: Greg Power, David Ulmer, Ted Hawes, Joan Palmer and Joan Barry for the New England, Middle Atlantic, and Chesapeake states; Scott Nelson, U.S. Geological Survey, for the Great Lakes states; David

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Constructing a philosophy of chiropractic: evolving worldviews and modern foundation?  

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Objective The purpose of this article is to trace the foundations of DD Palmer's sense of self and philosophy of chiropractic to its sources in modern Western philosophy as well as current metatheories about modernity. Discussion DD Palmer's sense of self was indicative of a modern self. A modern self is characterized as a self that developed after the Western Enlightenment and must come to terms with the insights of modernity such as Cartesian dualism, Spinoza's substance, Rousseau's expressivism, and Kant's critiques. It is argued that Palmer's philosophy can be viewed as part of the this tradition alongside his involvement in the 19th century American metaphysical religious culture, which was itself a response to these challenges of the modern self of modernity. Conclusion Palmer's development of chiropractic and its philosophy was a reaction to the challenges and promises of modernity. PMID:22693479

Senzon, Simon A.

2011-01-01

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76 FR 59416 - Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board  

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...Denis Oritz, Raul Palmer, David J. Parent, Wayne Patrick...Potts, Michael Pressman, David Prewitt, Keith L. Quijas...L. Stroud, Dennie Michael Sullivan, Mark Swain, Donald Teets...Donald Triner, Donald Trissell, David Ulianko, John Velasquez,...

2011-09-26

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77 FR 4060 - Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978  

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...S.A. The applicant plans to take from the Palmer Station area approximately 20 brown marine algae, 30 green marine algae, 10 red marine algae, and 10 diatom marine algae to sublimate cultures of [[Page 4061

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Task Force on Enlightened and Shared Governance Drew Ambrose, Speaker Pro-Tem, Student Senate  

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Instructional Professor of Health and Kinesiology, College of Education and Human Development Staff Kathy Technology Evelyn Castiglioni, Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College Palmer, Dean, College of Education and Human Development Dave Parrott, Executive Associate Vice President

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Bulletin 2001-2003 Indiana University  

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Indianapolis J. TERRY CLAPACS, M.B.A., Vice President for Administration JUDITH G. PALMER, J.D., Vice President of Indiana University South Bend F. C. RICHARDSON, Ph.D., Chancellor of Indiana University Southeast

Polly, David

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informatics.indiana.edu informatics.iupui.edu newmedia.iupui.edu  

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Indianapolis J. TERRY CLAPACS, M.B.A., Vice President for Administration JUDITH G. PALMER, J.D., Vice President of Indiana University South Bend F. C. RICHARDSON, Ph.D., Chancellor of Indiana University Southeast

Polly, David

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Bulletin 20012003 Bloomington and Indianapolis Campuses  

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­Purdue University Indianapolis J. TERRY CLAPACS, M.B.A., Vice President for Administration JUDITH G. PALMER, J.D., Chancellor of Indiana University South Bend F. C. RICHARDSON, Ph.D., Chancellor of Indiana University

Polly, David

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DEA_2005_Annual Report_Cov_FINAL REVS.qxp  

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Suzich JA, Ghim S, Palmer-Hill FJ, White WI, Tamura JK, Bell J, Newsome JA, Jenson AB, and Schlegel R. Systemic immuniza-tion with papillomavirus L1 protein completely prevents the development of viral mucosal papillomas.

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The Metabochip, a Custom Genotyping Array for Genetic Studies of Metabolic, Cardiovascular, and  

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, and Anthropometric Traits Benjamin F. Voight1,2. , Hyun Min Kang3. , Jun Ding4 , Cameron D. Palmer1,5 , Carlo Sidore3 and Genetics and Program in Genomics, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, 6

Abecasis, Goncalo

328

THE AERODYNAMICS OF THE BRITISH LATE TRIASSIC KUEHNEOSAURIDAE  

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THE AERODYNAMICS OF THE BRITISH LATE TRIASSIC KUEHNEOSAURIDAE by KOEN STEIN* , COLIN PALMER been limited. Here, we provide a thorough aerodynamic analysis of both genera of British kuehneosaur words: Kuehneosauridae, Diapsida, Late Triassic, glid- ing, aerodynamics. The Kuehneosauridae

Benton, Michael

329

Atlantic Sturgeon Research Techniques US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE  

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(Centropristis striata) in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems. By Dean M. Perry, David A. Nelson, Dylan H. Redman's Study Fleet pilot program and Electronic Logbook System: Phases I and II. By Michael C. Palmer, Susan E

330

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE Research Article  

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of the Comer of Your Ear Jenny R. Saffran/ Elissa L. Newport/ Richard N. Aslin/ Rachel A. Tunick,^ and Sandra and adults dem- onstrating equivalent performance on these tasks (e.g., N.R. Ellis, Palmer, & Reeves, 1988

Aslin, Richard N.

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PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE Research Article  

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of the Comer of Your Ear Jenny R. Saffran,^ Elissa L. Newport,^ Richard N. Aslin,' Rachel A. and Sandra Bamieco-school-aged children and adults dem- onstrating equivalent performance on these tasks (e g, N R Ellis, Palmer, & Reeves

DeAngelis, Gregory

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Daniel J. Larkin Plant Science and Conservation  

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in a Great Lakes coastal wetland complex. Wetlands 31:1143­1149. Tonietto, R.*, J. Fant, J. Ascher, K. Ellis, M. A. Palmer, and J. B. Zedler, eds. Island Press: Washington, DC, pp. 142­164. Other Publications

Fant, Jeremie

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29 CFR 782.6 - Mechanics.  

...Walling v. Silver Fleet Motor Express, 67 F. Supp. 846 (body building, construction work, painting and lettering); Hutchinson v. Barry, 50 F. Supp. 292 (washing vehicles); Walling v. Palmer, 67 F. Supp. 12 (putting water in...

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75 FR 66760 - Notice of a Regional Waiver of Section 1605 (Buy American Requirement) of the American Recovery...  

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...compressors to provide aeration for the wastewater treatment facility's biological treatment...compressors for Palmer's activated wastewater treatment project that may otherwise...compressors will be incorporated as part of a wastewater treatment system upgrade project...

2010-10-29

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A Center for All.  

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Describes the building of Princeton University's $42 million Frist Student Center, which incorporates the original physics building, Palmer Hall, and a new addition. Provides information on the architect, construction manager, and product suppliers. Includes photographs. (EV)

Leisner, Hava

2002-01-01

336

Inner speech in post-stroke aphasia : a behavioural and imaging study  

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, especially Jon Campbell, Tracy Mattick, Sean Kearns, Rosna Hoque, Vicky Lupson and the rest of the WBIC staff. Nicola Lambert, Helen Walker, Helen Palmer and Katherine Scantlebury for help with recruitment and testing of patients and for many hours...

Geva, Sharon

2010-10-12

337

Recent progress in neutrino factory and muon collider research within the Muon Collaboration  

E-print Network

. Barbara Holzer,3 Colin Johnson,3 Rolland P. Johnson,26 Carol Johnstone,2 Klaus Jungmann,28 Stephen A. Kahn Ozaki,8 Hasan Padamsee,25 Sandip Pakvasa,33 Robert B. Palmer,8 Brett Parker,8 Zohreh Parsa,8 Gregory

McDonald, Kirk

338

arXiv:hep-ex/0207031v32Jul2003 Recent Progress in Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider  

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,27 Norbert Holtkamp,20 E. Barbara Holzer,3 Colin Johnson,3 Rolland P. Johnson,26 Carol Johnstone,2 Oreglia,27 Satoshi Ozaki,8 Hasan Padamsee,25 Sandip Pakvasa,33 Robert B. Palmer,8 Brett Parker,8 Zohreh

Wurtele, Jonathan

339

Recent Progress in Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider Research within the Muon Collaboration  

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. Barbara Holzer,3 Colin Johnson,3 Rolland P. Johnson,27 Carol Johnstone,2 Klaus Jungmann,29 Stephen A. Kahn Ozaki,8 Hasan Padamsee,26 Sandip Pakvasa,34 Robert B. Palmer,8 Brett Parker,8 Zohreh Parsa,8 Gregory

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arXiv:hep-ex/0207031v213Aug2002 Status of Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider Research and  

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,28 Norbert Holtkamp,21 E. Barbara Holzer,3 Colin Johnson,3 Rolland P. Johnson,27 Carol Johnstone,2 Oreglia,28 Satoshi Ozaki,8 Hasan Padamsee,26 Sandip Pakvasa,34 Robert B. Palmer,8 Brett Parker,8 Zohreh

Wurtele, Jonathan

341

Urbanization in Coastal Environments: Are there Consequences Associated to Pier Density along Child's River?  

E-print Network

of sediment-dwelling species in freshwater ecosystems (Palmer et al. 2000). The question is this on them heavily for waste disposal, transportation, and water supply. The specific aspect of urbanization

Vallino, Joseph J.

342

Volume 21, Part 1 -Mcl~h1974 C O N T E N T S  

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Voicaaisrn in tbe Black Rock DeM3t, Utah Geology Studies Volume 21,Part 1 -March 1974 Contents Periodic Quaternary Volcanism in the Black Rock Pluton near Brighton, Utah ............................................................Joel 0.Palmer

Seamons, Kent E.

343

Scholarly Review T R U M A N S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y  

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: Language, Acculturation, and Gender Role Perceptions Among Latinos, Acculturation, and Gender Role Perceptions Among Latinos Analia Albuja Dr. Sherri Palmer, Research Supervisor While gender roles within the U.S. Latino culture have often been labeled as "machismo" and "marianismo

Gering, Jon C.

344

GERMPLASM AVAILABILITY, SPECIES BOUNDARIES, AND INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF WILD AND CULTIVATED POTATOES (SOLANUM  

E-print Network

., 1987) and pea (Pisum sativum L.) (Palmer et al., 1985), and determination of the effect of domestica to have given rise to Mesoamerican and southern Andean cultivars, S.P. Singh,CentroInt. de Agric

Spooner, David

345

American Journal of Botany 97(5): 831840. 2010. American Journal of Botany 97(5): 831840, 2010; http://www.amjbot.org/ 2010 Botanical Society of America  

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., 1997), garden pea (Pisum sativum L.; Palmer et al., 1985), chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.; Abbo et al to the region spanning southern Israel to western Iraq (Chapman and Burke, 2007). Moreover, another species

Burke, John M.

346

Three institutions receive $19.3 million to study causes of African-American breast cancer incidence:  

Cancer.gov

UNC scientist Robert Millikan will partner with Christine Ambrosone, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Julie R. Palmer, of Boston University, in the most ambitious study to date of breast cancer among younger African-American women.

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Page 1 of 34 *deceased The names listed in this roster are donors to the College of Education and Human Development and  

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and Marilyn Nordstrom Olson* Oswald Family Foundation Allison R. "Pete" and Patricia R. Palmer #12;Page 2 of 34 *deceased Dorothy J. Petitt Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation Robert D. and Judy G. Potts

Blanchette, Robert A.

348

77 FR 6826 - Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-541)  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection...transported to the aquarium facilities at Palmer Station for experimentation. The applicant will use Escherichia coli strain...

2012-02-09

349

HonorsConvocation TexasTechUniversity  

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Curry emily Mussett Miguel ortega Adam particka Trey porter Marcos reyes brian rohde nicholas rohr brandon Abidemi olomola Tolu owodunni brant palmer Ty parker brice patterson Gilbert rogers brodie Savage Andrew

Gelfond, Michael

350

Toward a more physical representation of precipitation scavenging in global chemistry models: cloud overlap and ice physics and their impact on tropospheric ozone  

E-print Network

water by rain, with appropriate collection ef- ficiencies= 0.7 is the collection efficiency for rain accreting cloudcollection equation over the Marshall-Palmer size distribution for snow (Gunn and Marshall, 1958) or rain (

Neu, J. L; Prather, M. J

2012-01-01

351

Marcia Cohen Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration  

E-print Network

Chris Webb, Executive Director, Administration Mary Palmer RPM Trainer Research Management Group (RMG Clinical Trials (CCTO) R M G Colleen James Financial Manager Karen Mulkey RPM Bach-Hong Tran RPM Glennia

Kay, Mark A.

352

University Graduate School Academic Bulletin  

E-print Network

C. Kaufman*, Ellen D. Ketterson*, Michael Lynch*, Jeffrey D. Palmer*, John Preer* (Emeritus), Rudolf*, Peter T. Cherbas*, Keith Clay*, Lynda F. Delph*, Thomas F. Donahue*, Mark Andrew Estelle*, Patricia L

Indiana University

353

APublicationoftheOsherLifelongLearningInstituteatUCSD OsherObserver OBSERVATIONS FROM THE EDITOR  

E-print Network

escaped colder climates to share our sunny winter. They brought insight and provocative ideas to our as facilitators for their ever popular classes. Darlene Palmer selects provocative movies on Wednesday afternoons

Nemat-Nasser, Sia

354

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES CURRICULUM COMMITTEE  

E-print Network

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES CURRICULUM COMMITTEE: Cynthia Palmer, Chair (Spanish) Katherine Holt and Archaeology) Jimmy A. Noriega (Theater and Dance) Latin American Studies combines a multidisciplinary approach that provide a broader theoretical perspective to help students understand Latin Americans' diverse lived

Wilson, Mark A.

355

In the Shadows of Ice and Sand: International Collaboration between Scientists and Students in the High Desert  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two middle school students in Albuquerque, New Mexico collaborated with staff of Amundsen-Scott South Pole and Palmer stations and the US Geological Survey to measure sun shadows. Students tested the phrase: \\

T. Haste; A. Baker; P. Spindler; M. McGann

2008-01-01

356

Structured Lexical Similarity via Convolution Kernels on Dependency Trees Danilo Croce  

E-print Network

features or the definition of seman- tic similarities between them, e.g. as proposed in (Resnik, 1995, e.g. (Cowie et al., 1992; Wu and Palmer, 1994; Resnik, 1995; Jiang and Conrath, 1997; Schtze, 1998

Moschitti, Alessandro

357

Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 10341046, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 2731, 2011. c 2011 Association for Computational Linguistics  

E-print Network

features or the definition of seman- tic similarities between them, e.g. as proposed in (Resnik, 1995, e.g. (Cowie et al., 1992; Wu and Palmer, 1994; Resnik, 1995; Jiang and Conrath, 1997; Schtze, 1998

Morik, Katharina

358

NRMP 2008 By Discipline Anesthesiology  

E-print Network

Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland, OH Barnes Winston-Salem, NC University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI University of Miami/Bascom Palmer Miami, FL Oral

Rollins, Andrew M.

359

Chinese Science Bulletin 2007 SCIENCE IN CHINA PRESS  

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, China The self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) is calculated using newly updated ground for increasing risks of decadal drought and wet- ness as anthropogenic global warming progresses. decadal, co

360

"By Popular Demand": The Hero in American Art, c. 1929-45  

E-print Network

as the styles and motivations of the artists who developed them. This dissertation contextualizes works by such artists as Florine Stettheimer, Philip Evergood, John Steuart Curry, Palmer Hayden, Dorothea Lange, Norman Rockwell, and Aaron Douglas, delving...

Kuykendall, Lara

2011-01-01

361

Page 1 of 53 Comparing TIGGE multi-model forecasts with  

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extensively studied in the DEMETER project (Palmer et al., 2004), leading to a number of publications on the DEMETER project in Tellus-A 57(3)). Studying the rationale behind the success of multi-model ensembles

Hamill, Tom

362

ADDENDUM 2011 Fall Convocation Faculty of Graduate Studies  

E-print Network

, Honours Communication, Media and Film Palmer, Michelle ­ Bachelor of Arts, General Pandya, Siddharth Minor Sharma, Vikram ­ Bachelor of Applied Science, Hons. Mechanical Engineering/Environmental - Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours Environmental Studies #12;#12;

363

COGNITIVE SCIENCE 18, 87-l 22 (1994) Representationsin DistributedCognitiveTasks  

E-print Network

The Ohio State University DONALD A. NORMAN Apple Computer, Inc. In this article we propose a theoretical, Everett Palmer. Additional support was provided by funds from the Apple Computer Company and the Digital

Coulson, Seana

364

Visiting Scholars Weekend Call for Student Participation  

E-print Network

://ece.ou.edu Steering Committee: Dr. Caleb Fulton Dr. Nathan Goodman Dr. Robert Palmer Dr. Jessica Ruyle Dr. H-situ mitigation of array errors ­ Electromagnetics I ­ Propagating Waves ­ Advanced & Computational EM ­ Antennas

Droegemeier, Kelvin K.

365

Shelter for Seismological Instrmnts.  

NSF Publications Database

... EAM NSF Org: OD / OPP Date : December 30, 1991 File : opp93049 DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS OFFICE OF ... S-091, Near Palmer Station, Antarctica) To: (Files S.7 - Environment) Manager, Polar Earth Sciences ...

366

Oct 1, 2008: A Family Based Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention  

Cancer.gov

Stars in Nutrition & Cancer A Family Based Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention Star Speaker Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Human Genetics Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Director,

367

Abraham\\'s Astronomy Lesson  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Lord helps Abraham to understand what kind of relationship they had in the premortal world - a relationship that can be ours. Planets, Orbits and Time Using LDS Scriptures carefully read Abraham 3:2-10. Be sure to use the footnotes to help you understand some of the terms. The Lord is basically giving Abraham a lesson on planets, orbits and time. He explains to Abraham the relationship of different planets or moons to Kolob ...

Brandt, Bro.

2005-12-03

368

What Not To Wear: Islamic Dress And School Uniforms  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this appeal the House of Lords held that a school’s refusal to change its school uniform rules to accommodate the religious\\u000a beliefs of one of its pupils did not constitute an interference with freedom of religion and the right to an education. This\\u000a note asks whether the House of Lords by framing the issue as a matter of individual

Lieve Gies

2006-01-01

369

Implementing autonomous crowds in a computer generated feature film  

E-print Network

designated lead wildebeests as their goals. The animators com- bined different gallops, head tosses and leaps to produce a varied look. The industry standard for agent based software packages is MassiveTM, which was written specifically for the ?Lord... designated lead wildebeests as their goals. The animators com- bined different gallops, head tosses and leaps to produce a varied look. The industry standard for agent based software packages is MassiveTM, which was written specifically for the ?Lord...

Patterson, John Andre

2006-04-12

370

Issues in Strategy1: Some Discussions of Irreverence  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a slightly tongue-in-cheek approach, the article documents a hypothetical discussion between Lord Krishna and Shakuni, who has been re-born on earth, and now wants to study strategy under Lord Krishna.The discussion starts with a debate on the meaning of strategy and the need to distinguish between strategy and operational efficiency, leading to the understanding of strategy as a sub-optimal

Ajit Prasad

2002-01-01

371

Julius Csar Act I. Scene I.  

E-print Network

Will make him fly an ordinary pitch, 65 Who else would soar above the view of men And keep us all in servile. Calphurnia! 5 Cal. Here, my lord. Cæs. Stand you directly in Antonius' way When he doth run his course. Antonius! Ant. Cæsar, my lord. #12;Cæs. Forget not, in your speed, Antonius, 10 To touch Calphurnia

Stowell, Michael

372

Vixen Resistin’Redefining Black Womanhood in Hip-Hop Music Videos  

Microsoft Academic Search

In recent years, scholarship on Black womanhood has become more closely connected to postmodern discourses on identity and resistance, following in the footsteps of Audre Lorde’s claim that identity and sexuality have emancipatory potential. However, in the post-hip-hop era, feminists and media critics have once again brought up the idea of who controls the image. The purpose of this study

Murali Balaji

2010-01-01

373

Is the Pre-Trib Rapture a Satanic Deception?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recently, pre-wrath advocate Marvin Rosenthal wrote that the pre-trib rapture was of Satanic origin and unheard of before 1830. “To thwart the Lord’s warning to His children, in 1830,” proclaims Rosenthal, “Satan, the ‘father of lies,’ gave to a fifteen-year-old girl named Margaret McDonald a lengthy vision.”1 Rosenthal gives no documentation, he merely asserts that this is true. However, he

Thomas D. Ice

2009-01-01

374

Studies involving low protein broiler diets  

E-print Network

STUDIES INVOLVING L(% PROTEIN BROILER DIETS A Thesis by David Palmer Parkin Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1971 Major Subject...: Poultry Science STUDIES INVOLVING LS& PROTEIN BROILER DIETS A Thesis by David Palmer Parkin Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Commit e) ead of. Departmen Me er) (Member) (Memb ) May 1971 ABSTRACT Studies Involving Low Protein...

Parkin, David Palmer

2012-06-07

375

Characterizing fertilizer and media pH requirements for greenhouse production of  

Microsoft Academic Search

Colorado blue columbine (Aquilegia caerulea James [Ranunculaceae]), Palmer’s penstemon (Penstemon palmeri Gray [Scrophulariaceae]), and Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia Benth. [Lamiaceae]) were treated with 5 rates of a standard water-soluble fertilizer (0, 50, 100, 200, 400 mg\\/l [ppm] nitrogen [N]) to determine the optimum concentration for the production of plants in greenhouse containers. Plant quality and shoot dry matter increased while

Guillermo Cardoso; Teresa Cerny-Koenig; Richard Koenig; Roger Kjelgren

2007-01-01

376

The Mystery of the Situated Body: Finding Stability through Narratives of Disability in the Detective Genre  

E-print Network

...................... 133 The Power of Looking: Framing Forensics and the Disabled Body ............................. 139 CHAPTER IV HARDBOILED BODIES IN A BROKEN WORLD: INTERDEPENDENCE IN HARDBOILED DISABILITY DETECTIVE TEXTS ........... 153 Reframing the Lone Wolf... Central Review published a special issue about the body and detective literature. In it, Joy 4 Palmer?s ?Tracing Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Forensic Detective Fiction? explains how important the body has been for forensic fiction and asks whether...

Foreman, Adrienne C

2013-07-15

377

RF capture variations for the muon storage ring neutrino source  

Microsoft Academic Search

We present possible scenarios for capturing the long bunches of a muon source into a string of high-frequency bunches for cooling and acceleration into a muon storage ring for neutrinos. A matched solution using double-harmonic RF appears appropriate to the Palmer neutrino source scenario (R. Palmer, Muon Collider Note 46, 9\\/3\\/99, Proceedings of Lyon Workshop on Neutrino Factories); however, different

David Neuffer

2000-01-01

378

BODY IMAGE IN RESPONDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT PRIOR OUT-OF-BODY-EXPERIENCES  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although the body is an implicit aspect of out-of-body experiences (OBEs), to date bodily experience itself has been an under-researched area in OBE research. The present study builds upon the important insights of three psychological approaches to understanding OBEs, namely the psychological theories of Palmer (1978), Blackmore (1984), and Irwin (2000). Palmer (1978) presented a psychological theory of the OBE

Craig D. Murray; Jezz Fox

379

Changes in exceptional hydrological and meteorological weekly event frequencies in Greece  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of the present study is, primarily, to compare the frequencies of exceptional hydrological and meteorological weekly\\u000a events, employing the self-calibrated versions of Palmer’s drought indices (PDSI and PHDI, respectively), from 17 stations\\u000a across Greece in the decade 1997–2006 with these of 1961–1990; on second level, to identify the trends and define the time\\u000a lags between these two indices

T. Mavromatis

2012-01-01

380

Changes in Central European Soil Moisture Availability and Atmospheric Circulation Patterns between 1875 and 2005 - Regional Climate Change in Progress?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Relationships between the soil moisture availability and the atmospheric circulation in Central Europe were analyzed for the period 1881-2005. The analysis was based on the Hess-Brezowsky catalogue of circulation types (CTs), and a series of weekly self-calibrated Palmer Z-index (scZ-index) and Palmer Drought Severity Index (scPDSI) values at seven stations where high-quality daily data has recently become available. The results

M. Trnka; J. Kysely; M. Dubrovsky; M. Mozny; J. Hostynek; M. Svoboda; M. J. Hayes; Z. Zalud

2007-01-01

381

Summer moisture availability across North America  

Microsoft Academic Search

Maps of the monthly self-calibrating Palmer drought severity index (SCPDSI) have been calculated for the period 1901-2002 for the contiguous United States (20°-50°N and 130°-60°W) with a spatial resolution of 0.5° × 0.5°. The recently introduced SCPDSI improves upon the more common Palmer drought severity index by maintaining a more consistent behavior of the index and hence comparability over diverse

G. van der Schrier; K. R. Briffa; T. J. Osborn; E. R. Cook

2006-01-01

382

Summer moisture availability across North America  

Microsoft Academic Search

Maps of the monthly self-calibrating Palmer drought severity index (SCPDSI) have been calculated for the period 1901–2002 for the contiguous United States (20°–50°N and 130°–60°W) with a spatial resolution of 0.5° × 0.5°. The recently introduced SCPDSI improves upon the more common Palmer drought severity index by maintaining a more consistent behavior of the index and hence comparability over diverse

G. van der Schrier; K. R. Briffa; T. J. Osborn; E. R. Cook

2006-01-01

383

Identification, distribution, and control of triasulfuron-resistant Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) in Central Texas  

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is attributed to increased herbicide metabolism. The mechanism of ALS inhibitor resistance in kochia (Kochia scoparia L. ), prickly lettuce, common waterhemp (Amaranrhris rudis Sauer. ), common chickweed (Stellaria media L. Vill. ), and palmer amaranth... is attributed to increased herbicide metabolism. The mechanism of ALS inhibitor resistance in kochia (Kochia scoparia L. ), prickly lettuce, common waterhemp (Amaranrhris rudis Sauer. ), common chickweed (Stellaria media L. Vill. ), and palmer amaranth...

Tucker, Kevin Patrick

2012-06-07

384

The influence of different site preparation methods on natural regeneration of bottomland hardwoods  

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most regeneration comes from ad- vance reproduction. The problem arises since growth of advance reproduc- tion is slow, increasing its susceptibility to vine competition. Intermed- iately tolerant species [Nuttall oak (guercus nuttallii Palmer... most regeneration comes from ad- vance reproduction. The problem arises since growth of advance reproduc- tion is slow, increasing its susceptibility to vine competition. Intermed- iately tolerant species [Nuttall oak (guercus nuttallii Palmer...

Morrissey, Jon Terry

2012-06-07

385

A mechanistic model for the prediction of stresses, strains, and displacements in continuously reinforced concrete pavements  

E-print Network

of the requirement for the degree of MASTEP. OF SCIENCE May 1888 Major Subject: Civil Engineering A MECHANISTIC MODEL FOR THE PREDICTION OF STRESSES, STRAINS, AND DISPLACEMENTS IN CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENTS A Thesis RICHARD PAUL PALMER... of the requirement for the degree of MASTEP. OF SCIENCE May 1888 Major Subject: Civil Engineering A MECHANISTIC MODEL FOR THE PREDICTION OF STRESSES, STRAINS, AND DISPLACEMENTS IN CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENTS A Thesis RICHARD PAUL PALMER...

Palmer, Richard Paul

2012-06-07

386

Escherichia coli Expressing a Neisseria gonorrhoeae Opacity-Associated Outer Membrane Protein Invade Human Cervical and Endometrial Epithelial Cell Lines  

Microsoft Academic Search

Members of the opacity-associated (Opa) outer membrane protein family of Neisseria gonorrhoeae have been proposed to mediate adherence to and invasion of cultured human epithelial cells. We transformed Escherichia coli with a plasmid containing a gonococcal opa gene fused in-frame to the leader sequence of the beta-lactamase gene as described by Palmer et al. [Palmer, L., Brooks, G. F. &

Daniel Simon; Richard F. Rest

1992-01-01

387

Parameterisation of clastic sediments including benthic structures  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The sediment transport processes in the south-western Baltic Sea are predicted by means of a numerical model in the project DYNAS. There are two sediment parameters that influence the results of modelling remarkably: critical shear stress velocity and bottom roughness. This paper presents the way how to parameterise these factors and extrapolate them into the investigation area. The critical shear stress velocity is parameterised basing on grain size data, combining approximations after Hjulström [Hjulström, F., 1935: Studies in the morphological activity of rivers as illustrated by the river Fyris. Geological Institution of University of Uppsala: Bulletin (25): 221-528.], Shields [Shields, A., 1936: Anwendung der Ähnlichkeits-Mechanik und der Turbulenzforschung auf die Geschiebebewegung. Mitteilungen der Preussischen Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Schiffahrt (26): 26 pp.] and Bohling [Bohling, B., 2003: Untersuchungen zur Mobilität natürlicher und anthropogener Sedimente in der Mecklenburger Bucht. unpublished doctoral thesis, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald/Germany, 156 pp.]. The roughness length, in the case of absence of macro zoo-benthos and their structures, is parameterised basing on grain size too employing Soulsby [Soulsby, R.L., 1997: Dynamics of Marine Sands: a Manual for Practical Applications. London, Thomas Telford Publications. 249 pp.], Nielsen [Nielsen, P., 1983: Analytical determination of nearshore wave height variation due to refraction shoaling and friction. Coastal Engineering 7, 233-251.] and Yalin [Yalin, M.S., 1977: Mechanics of Sediment Transport. Pergamon Press, New York. 298 pp.]. No equivalent simple parameterisations for biologically caused bed roughness exist. Here, findings of Friedrichs [Friedrichs, M., 2004: Flow-induced effects of macro zoo-benthic structures on the near-bed sediment transport. Dissertation, Universität Rostock, 80 S.] and estimations by the DYNAS biologists group were combined in order to derive roughness lengths from abundance measurements of four previously selected key species which represent the originators of the dominating benthic structures at the sea floor in the south-western Baltic Sea. Critical shear stress velocity and bed roughness are known at few sample sites only. They were extrapolated into the larger investigation area using a proxy-target concept. The mean near bottom milieu (bathymetry, median grain size, salinity, oxygen) which was derived using results from numerical modelling serves as the proxy. Since the milieu parameters are measured at the sampling sites for which the target parameters have been determined, a combined hierarchical and supervised classification was employed to transfer the local knowledge into the unknown investigation area.

Bobertz, B.; Harff, J.; Bohling, B.

2009-02-01

388

Gastrointestinal Helminths of Magpies (Pica pica), Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) and Carrion Crows (Corvus corone) in Mazandaran Province, North of Iran  

PubMed Central

Background Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine birds including crows, rooks, magpies, jays, chough, and ravens. These birds are migratory species, especially in the shortage of foods, so they can act like vectors for a wide range of microorganisms. They live generally in temperate climates and in a very close contact with human residential areas as well as poultry farms. There is no available information in the literature concerning the parasitic infections of these three species of corvidae in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, so this study was conducted to clarify this. Methods As there are three species of corvid birds in Mazandaran Province, 106 birds including 79 magpies, 11 rooks, and 16 carrion crows were examined between winter 2007 and spring 2008 at post mortem for gastrointestinal helminths. The helminths were drawn and identified morphologically in the Laboratory of Parasitology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran and also partly in the School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, based on the reference books and identification keys like Soulsby, Khalil et al. and Anderson et al. Results Four species of nematodes, 2 species of cestodes, 1 species of trematodes and 1 species of acanthocephalans were identified in these three corvid species. Conclusion Five species of the helminths are identified for the first time in Iran, and the acanthocephalan species is new host record for rooks. It is clear that these corvid birds have diverse range of helminths and can act as carriers for infecting the domestic fowls. PMID:22347286

Halajian, A; Eslami, A; Mobedi, I; Amin, O; Mariaux, J; Mansoori, J; Tavakol, S

2011-01-01

389

Sister outsider: an enduring vision embracing myself, my sister and the 'other'.  

PubMed

This piece reflects on and reacts to Audre Lorde's critique of racism within Lesbian communities. One purpose of the article is to honor and rescue Lorde's wonderful insight into the power of words when uttered and shared by women, as well as her ideas about differences and connections that exist between Black and white feminisms. Lorde's insistence on a 'sisterhood,' which embraces the 'other' and ourselves at the same time, is a recurrent thought throughout this paper. The article is also firmly grounded in the author's own experience of alienation and racism in the European context of Women's Studies. The second purpose of this position piece is to offer practical suggestions for how to keep Lesbian Studies alive. PMID:17954454

Rivera-Fuentes, Consuela

2007-01-01

390

(Preliminary work on the environmental impact statement for the US Antarctic Program)  

SciTech Connect

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is preparing an environmental impact statement for the US Antarctic Program (USAP), which is operated for the National Science Foundation. This trip was a site visit to two USAP facilities: the R/V Polar Duke and Palmer Station. The Polar Duke is a 219-foot ice-strengthened vessel used as a research platform and for transportation. Palmer Station is a research base on Anvers Island near the Antarctic Peninsula. Environmental impacts include air emissions from diesel engines, discharges of untreated wastewater, the potential for spills of fuel and hazardous chemicals, and the attraction of tourists to the Palmer vicinity. Recommendations for minimizing impacts will be made in the environmental impact statement.

Railsback, S.F.

1990-04-27

391

Assessment of gas dispersion in agitated tanks using hydrophones  

E-print Network

pressure. Lord [23[ pointed out the need for at least two different measurements lo& ations for studies of vibration analysis and acoustics to establish cause and elf?t relationships. A dual channel FFT spe&trum analyzer is a valuable aid... pressure. Lord [23[ pointed out the need for at least two different measurements lo& ations for studies of vibration analysis and acoustics to establish cause and elf?t relationships. A dual channel FFT spe&trum analyzer is a valuable aid...

Sutter, Terry Alan

2012-06-07

392

A game of chess  

E-print Network

ambiguity in Ivan and his story. Once all three men are in bed and Ivan has asked for mercy from the Lord for "us sinners, " the story ends with Burkin being kept awake by the "stifling smell" of tobacco and the rain tapping on the window. Chekhov uses... ambiguity in Ivan and his story. Once all three men are in bed and Ivan has asked for mercy from the Lord for "us sinners, " the story ends with Burkin being kept awake by the "stifling smell" of tobacco and the rain tapping on the window. Chekhov uses...

Gayle, Chad A

2012-06-07

393

U.S. Rep. Bill Nelson of Florida during medical tests at JSC's Clinic  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

U.S. Rep. Bill Nelson of Florida during medical tests at JSC's Clinic. Photos include Rep. Nelson talking to Sharon Briceno (center) and Betty Lord before the tests begin. The congressman's torso bears a number of sensors for the testing (40835); Portrait view of Rep. Nelson with sensors attached to his chest (40836); Rep. Nelson gets some assistance from nurses at the clinic as he prepares to participate in medical tests. Help is provided by Betty Lord, right, and Sharon Briceno (40837); Rep. Nelson is being assisted to don 'halo' device for tests (40838); Rep. Nelson runs in place on a treadmill device (40839).

1985-01-01

394

Concerning Hobbits: Tolkien and the Trauma of England’s 19th/20th Century Transition  

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in The Hobbit and initial chapters of The Lord of the Q&A How did you become involved in doing research? My research developed out of my final paper for English 598, Mapping London. We were given the freedom to work with any texts which we could use... of The Lord of the Rings). Tolkien uses the anachronistic hobbit culture as a means through which to understand the trauma of the shift in English identity between the idealized Victorian era and the urban, industrialized, postwar 20th century, coming...

Smith, Ryan

2013-04-01

395

The chiropractic heritage of Paul Caster: magnetic healer.  

PubMed

Magnetic healers were a phenomenon in America's heartland, from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri in Illinois in the late 1860s. Three noted magnetics in this region were Paul Caster, Andrew Still and Daniel Palmer; the first and third would have a chiropractic legacy, while Dr. Andrew Taylor Still would found osteopathy. This is the story of the chiropractic heritage from Paul Caster via his son, Jacob, to his grandson, Charles E. Caster, D.C. Magnetic healing in this family was considered by Paul to be a divine gift, while Still and Palmer would be rejected by the clergy and believed their skills could be learned, thus passed on. PMID:11619056

Jackson, R B

1996-12-01

396

Chaos and Shadowing Lemma for Autonomous Systems of Infinite Dimensions  

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For finite-dimensional maps and periodic systems, Palmer rigorously proved Smale horseshoe theorem using shadowing lemma in 1988. For infinite-dimensional maps and periodic systems, such a proof was completed by Steinlein and Walther in 1990, and Henry in 1994. For finite-dimensional autonomous systems, such a proof was accomplished by Palmer in 1996. For infinite-dimensional autonomous systems, the current article offers such a proof. First we prove an Inclination Lemma to set up a coordinate system around a pseudo-orbit. Then we utilize graph transform and the concept of persistence of invariant manifold, to prove the existence of a shadowing orbit.

Yanguang Charles Li

2002-03-13

397

Summer Moisture Variability across Europe  

Microsoft Academic Search

ABSTRACT Maps of monthly,self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index (SC-PDSI) have been calculated for the period of 1901–2002 for Europe (35°–70°N, 10°W–60°E) with a spatial resolution of 0.5° 0.5°. The recently introduced,SC-PDSI is a convenient,means,of describing the spatial and temporal,variability of moisture,availability and is based,on the more,common,Palmer Drought,Severity Index. The SC-PDSI improves,upon,the PDSI by maintaining,consistent behavior,of the index over diverse climatological

G. van der Schrier; K. R. Briffa; P. D. Jones; T. J. Osborn

2006-01-01

398

WBUR Journeys to Antarctica  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the record of an environmental reporter's expedition to Antarctica. During his time in Antarctica, the author wrote reports and captured photos, video and audio of the animals, the environment and the people who live there. Topics include wildlife and how it has been affected by climate change, equipment needed for working in Antarctica, and life at Palmer Station. A series of journal entries by the author give an account of what it was like to travel, work, and live in Antarctica. An extensive collection of multimedia materials includes photos, videos, and an interactive tour of Palmer Station.

399

The effects of gross climatological variations as indicated by the Plamer drought indices on the yields of wheat and cotton in parts of Texas  

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in partial fulfillment ot th requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1977 Naj or Subject: bieteorology THE EFFECTS OF GROSS CLIMATOLOGICAL VARIATIONS AS INDI'CATED BY THE PALMER DROUGHT '. NDICES ON THE YIELDS OF NHEAT AND COTTON IN PARTS... ABSTRACT The Effects of Gross Climatological Variations As Indicated by the Palmer Drought Indices on the Yie1ds of Wheat and Cotton in Parts of Texas. (Nay 19773 Lazarus Obi Odumodu, B. S. , University of Nigeria, Nsukka Chairman of Advisory Committee...

Odumodu, Lazarus Obi

2012-06-07

400

Human Rights and Decision-Making in Child Protection through Explicit Argumentation  

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A recent judgement in February 2005 by the Lord Chief Justice in Northern Ireland that a Health and Social Services Trust had breached a parent's Article 8 Right to Family Life in the process used to take a young child into care has stimulated major debate about the interface between the Human Rights Act (1998) and professional decision-making in…

Duffy, Joe; Taylor, Brian; Mc Call, Susannah

2006-01-01

401

The Robbins Report and Teacher Education in Scotland.  

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During the 1960s, a review of higher education by a commission chaired by Lord Robbins led to the recommendation that the separate colleges of education be brought into the university sector. Compares and contrasts the pluralistic policy process of the Robbins period with the process of recent changes in teacher education in Scotland. (KS)

Marker, Willis

1994-01-01

402

Treasures and Books.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many say that the functions of education are skill development, socialization, and sorting. These objectives are contrasted with the four objectives for higher education that Lord Robbins included in his 1963 report: instruction in skills, promotion of general powers of the mind, advancement of learning, and transmission of common standards of…

Ball, Christopher

1985-01-01

403

Moving from Cognition to Behavior: What the Research Says  

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In 1994, R. G. Lord and P. E. Levy proposed a variant of control theory that incorporated human information processing principles. The current article evaluates the empirical evidence for their propositions and updates the theory by considering contemporary research on information processing. Considerable support drawing from diverse literatures…

Johnson, Russell E.; Chang, Chu-Hsiang; Lord, Robert G.

2006-01-01

404

Ultimate doctor liability: A myth of ignorance or myth of control?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Ultimate medical doctor responsibility for the care delivered to patients by all professionals is a myth. Legally Lord Denning dismissed the myth in the mid-20th century in England. The assumption that a medical doctor is responsible for the care delivered by nurses has not existed in English and Australian law since that time, and it has been actively refuted. Yet

Andrew J Cashin; Michael Carey; Ngaire Watson; Greg Clark; Claire Newman; Cheryl D. Waters

2009-01-01

405

The Learning Age: Experts Give Their Views on the Government's Green Paper.  

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Includes reactions to "The Learning Age" from the following: A.G. Watts, Richard Taylor, Richard Ely, Carole Stott, Donald Rae, John Lawton, Philippa Langton, Mary Lord, and Sarah Perman. Emphasizes the need for practitioner input from their varied experiences and for knowledge of client groups into the continuing development of the educational…

Adults Learning (England), 1998

1998-01-01

406

Take it from the top.  

PubMed

As NHS chief executive, Nigel Crisp played a key role in implementing the Labour government's ten-year plan to modernise an ailing health service. In his new book Lord Crisp argues that strong political leadership, engagement with clinical and managerial leaders, and relentless attention to detail are essential to successful reform. PMID:22003775

Agnew, Thelma

407

From EUCLID to Ptolemy in English Crop Circles  

Microsoft Academic Search

The late Lord Soli Zuckerman, science advisor to several British governments, encouraged the author, an astronomer, to test the theory that all crop circles were made by hoaxers. Within the hundreds of formations in Southern England he saw a thread of surprising historical content at the intellectual level of College Dons. One diagram in celestial mechanics involved triple conjunctions of

G. S. Hawkins

1997-01-01

408

Homosexuality, Class and the Church in Nineteenth Century England  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article seeks to reconstruct and contrast two episodes in the nineteenth century Church. Both involved churchmen, Bishop Percy Jocelyn and Dean Charles Vaughan, in homosexual incidents. The second episode, that of Dean Vaughan, has been reconstructed for the first time using the Broadlands Manuscripts of Lord Palmerston. The most interesting aspect of these events is the response of the

William T. Gibson

1991-01-01

409

The Mathematics of Your Next Family Reunion Jeffrey S. Rosenthal  

E-print Network

! (Lord Dark Helmet and Lone Starr, discussing family relationships in the Mel Brooks movie Spaceballs (well, your beginning, anyway), you surely had two parents, a mother and father: mother father you Continuing backwards, they each had two parents, giving you a total of four grandparents: maternal

Rosenthal, Jeffrey S.

410

John Anderson Campus UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS  

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John Anderson Campus UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS 1 McCance Building 2 Collins Building 3 Livingstone Tower Colville Building 21 John Anderson Building 22 Lord Hope Building 23 Curran Building (Library) 24 Birbeck Street NorthPortlandStreet George Street Martha St Cochrane St Ingram St George Street Bath Street

Mottram, Nigel

411

Heritage complexity and tourism: the case of Lumbini, Nepal  

Microsoft Academic Search

Differences in values, interests, expectations and priorities among stakeholders, a major source of dissonance, may create conflict in heritage and can be a challenge for its preservation and management. This study uses Lumbini, Nepal, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, to examine heritage complexity and tourism. Lumbini, one of the most important Buddhist sites for the world's 500 million Buddhists, is

Gyan P. Nyaupane

2009-01-01

412

The risk of return: Intimate partner violence in Northern Uganda's armed conflict  

Microsoft Academic Search

The physical and psychological consequences of armed conflict and intimate partner violence are well documented. Less research focuses on their intersection and the linkages between domestic violence, gender-based discrimination, and the structural violence of poverty in armed conflict. This paper describes emerging themes from qualitative interviews with young women who have returned from abduction into the Lord's Resistance Army in

Jeannie Annan; Moriah Brier

2010-01-01

413

ENGLISH, JUNIOR YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER. HIGH SCHOOL TELEVISION SERIES, SEMINAR--63.  

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NINETY TELECAST OUTLINES ARE INCLUDED. THE CLASS WAS BROADCASTED FIVE MORNINGS A WEEK FOR 18 WEEKS. THE TELECAST BEGAN WITH THE ROMANTIC PERIOD, INCLUDING ROBERT BURNS, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, THE LAKE POETS, SIR WALTER SCOTT, LAMB, HAZLITT, LORD BYRON, P.B. SHELLEY, JOHN KEATS, AND JANE AUSTEN. LESSONS ON GRAMMAR, SPELLING, AND THE FIRST…

GANCZEWSKI, JOAN D.

414

Good King Whence His Loss Traditional: Good King WenceslasJane Johnson  

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106 a a and are areDrones War- Hit Their 11 like are kids cruits lords the re- noth- and Soon Not 7- feed kid Change stop- na, it ma, loss, stand works, hear 2 on er, ny O- Bring Hith- Fun- Good more Chi

Nightingale, Peter

415

Charisms in the Life of the Church  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Lord's command to love impels all believers to love one another in the Church and in the world. The Baptized faithful share in the mission of Jesus Christ which is defined by the law of love. The Spirit of God is the principal agent of the whole of the Church's mission. The Holy Spirit imparts special graces, or charisms,

Gerard E. Welch

416

Developing a network of lay pastoral care workers in a local church  

Microsoft Academic Search

Our Lord Jesus cares deeply for his bride, the Church. He shows that care through the members of the church whom he has spiritually gifted for providing his care The New Testament clearly assigns an official role to elders, but it is clear that the Holy Spirit has also gifted others for the work of pastoral care. The Christian Reformed

Peter C. Hogeterp

2000-01-01

417

A pioneer in the development of modern ultrasound: Robert William Boyle (1883–1955)  

Microsoft Academic Search

Robert William Boyle was one of the pioneers in the development and application of ultrasound. His remarkable career has not been previously traced in any depth, nor have his contributions, especially those during WWI, been carefully described. In collaboration with Lord Rutherford, his work on the development of ultrasound methods for submarine detection paralleled those in France under Paul Langevin

Roozbeh Arshadi; Richard S. C. Cobbold

2007-01-01

418

The Quest for World Law and Order  

Microsoft Academic Search

The quest for world law and order is, at least in its earliest stage, a search for the implements of world peace. As of the year of Our Lord, 1948, we the people of the world, have not accomplished any assurance of the opportunity to live in peace. And as of today one might despair anew of the possibility of

Wesley A. Sturges

1948-01-01

419

The earls of Desmond and the Irish of south-western Munster  

Microsoft Academic Search

As a result of the incomplete English conquest, the relationship between the English in Ireland (the Anglo-Irish) and the native Irish is a major theme in the history of Ireland in the later middle ages. Since these connections were negotiated locally rather than centrally, each relationship is as individual as the Anglo-Irish lords and Irish leaders who negotiated them. This

Keith A. Waters

2006-01-01

420

Teaching Students to Think Critically about Science and Origins  

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In David Long's article, "Scientists at Play in a Field of the Lord," he studies the discourse between a network of regional scientists, atheists, activists and evolutionists at the opening of The Creation Museum on Memorial Day, 2007. This review essay examines the teaching of evolution through the teacher's "lens of empathy" and also considers a…

Seals, Mark A.

2010-01-01

421

Reports and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 July 2008  

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Grant* (Provost) Professor Iain Borden Professor Robert Brown Professor Richard Catlow (until 31 Andrea Townsend-Nicholson Professor Maria Wyke (from 1/3/2008) UCL Union: Mr Andrew Fernando (until 31 Derek Thomas Sir Stephen Wall (from 1/4/2008) Lord Woolf of Barnes (until 31/3/2008) Academic Members

Saunders, Mark

422

John Perry's neglected critique of Kelvin's age for the Earth: A missed opportunity in geodynamics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many readers know the tale of how William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) calculated the age of the Earth from physical prin- ciples and adhered for over 50 years to an estimate that was far younger than geologists' estimates, despite the virtually unani- mous opposition of the geological community of the time. The prevalent version of this tale alleges that the

Philip England; Peter Molnar; Frank Richter

2007-01-01

423

Hindawi Publishing Corporation Advances in High Energy Physics  

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, William Thomson, future Lord Kelvin, communicated his now famous estimate of Earth's age 3 . Assuming estimate to 20�40 My 4 . More on the interesting subject of Earth's age determination in 5, 6 . We now understand the reasons why Kelvin's calculation underestimated the age of the Earth by two orders

Mcdonough, William F.

424

The Meaning of Goodness-of-Fit Tests: Commentary on "Goodness-of-Fit Assessment of Item Response Theory Models"  

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In this commentary, David Thissen states that "Goodness-of-fit assessment for IRT models is maturing; it has come a long way from zero." Thissen then references prior works on "goodness of fit" in the index of Lord and Novick's (1968) classic text; Yen (1984); Drasgow, Levine, Tsien, Williams, and Mead (1995); Chen and…

Thissen, David

2013-01-01

425

The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule--Toddler Module: A New Module of a Standardized Diagnostic Measure for Autism Spectrum Disorders  

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The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS; Lord et al., J Autism Dev Disord, 30(3):205-223, 2000) is widely accepted as a "gold standard" diagnostic instrument, but it is of restricted utility with very young children. The purpose of the current project was to modify the ADOS for use in children under 30 months of age. A modified ADOS, the…

Luyster, Rhiannon; Gotham, Katherine; Guthrie, Whitney; Coffing, Mia; Petrak, Rachel; Pierce, Karen; Bishop, Somer; Esler, Amy; Hus, Vanessa; Oti, Rosalind; Richler, Jennifer; Risi, Susan; Lord, Catherine

2009-01-01

426

New Strategy, Same Old Story  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

On 11 November the Government published its third skills strategy for England in six years (quite apart from Lord Leitch's "Review of Skills" commissioned by the Treasury). Entitled "Skills for Growth: the national skills strategy," this White Paper, together with a separate analytical paper and a "Skills Investment Strategy 2010-11," published on…

Thomson, Alastair

2009-01-01

427

Centre for Cardiovascular Science SEMINAR PROGRAMME 2008/09  

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of human obesity and insulin resistance" Host: Professor Jonathan Seckl 26 May 2009 Dr Jane Norman and insulin resistance" Host: Professor Karen Chapman 02 June 2009 Professor Marta Korbonits Barts of glucocorticoids" Host: Dr Nik Morton 23 June 2009 Professor Graham Lord King's College, London "Leptin

Maizels, Rick

428

Kumaran Thaal Ragam: Yadukula Kambodhi (28th mela janyam)  

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Kumaran Thaal Ragam: Yadukula Kambodhi (28th mela janyam) Arohana: S R2 M1 P D2 S Avarohana: S N2 D2 P M1 G3 R2 S Talam: Adi Composer: Papanasam Sivan Version: D.K. Pattammal Pallavi: Kumaran Taal"), the beautiful one ("singaara"), The son of Shankara ("Shankara Kumaran ...") He is the lord ("eeshan

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

429

Myles Allen (Geography/ECI & Physics): Dosing in Doha: why do we still need climate research? Tamsin Mather (Earth Sciences): Volcanos -natural drivers of climate change  

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): Is it worth worrying? Climate Change Economics At 5.00pm there is a lecture by the Rt Hon John Gummer, Lord need climate research? Tamsin Mather (Earth Sciences): Volcanos - natural drivers of climate change Engelstaedter (Geography): Extreme climates: heat and dust in the central Sahara Rick van der Ploeg (Economics

Henderson, Gideon

430

Using Primary Source Documents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores the use of primary sources when teaching about U.S. slavery. Includes primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Documents Collection (New York Historical Society) to teach about the role of slaves in the Revolutionary War, such as a proclamation from Lord Dunmore offering freedom to slaves who joined his army. (CMK)

Mintz, Steven

2003-01-01

431

People and Technology: Investing in Training for Europe's Future = L'Homme et la Technologie: Investir dans la Formation pour l'Avenir de l'Europe = Menschen und Technologie: Fur Europa's Zukunft in Ausbildung Investieren. Volume II. EUROTECNET Series No. 2.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The following papers are included in this volume: "Technological Change: The Future of Training and Work" (Lord Young of Graffham); "L'Education, la Formation et l'Evolution Technologique dans l'Industrie" (Mathias Hinterscheid); "Education, Training, and Technological Change in Industry" (Philippe Meyer); "Technologischer Wandel: Schaffung von…

Commission des Communautes Europeennes (Luxembourg).

432

Effect of lead and cadmium free glasses on reliability of the silver end termination for MLCC application  

Microsoft Academic Search

New regulations to control and manage waste disposal European Union come out with regulation like WEES (Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment) and RoHS (regulation of hazardous substance) use in European Union. RoHS eliminate use of hazardous elements like lead, cadmium, chromium and others form electronic equipments used and manufactured in European countries. Metech Electronic a division of Lord Corporation

Masyood Akhtar

2005-01-01

433

Names of God and Exodus 3:16 Je rey D. Oldham  

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, to witness, be gracious saying Jacob and Isaac Abraham of God the me unto appeared has '^ab your father, chief, ruler; lord, master, teacher; advisor, counsellor of God the Jehovah them unto say and Israel the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, Jehovah the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac

Pratt, Vaughan

434

Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas, 2003-2004  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This issue of "Classroom Notes Plus" contains descriptions of original, unpublished teaching practices, and of adapted ideas. Under the "Ideas from the Classroom" section, the August 2003 issue (v21 n1) contains the following materials: Reading Poetry with Wright's "Black Boy" (David Fuder); Finding Poetry Lost in Translation (James Penha); "Lord…

National Council of Teachers of English, 2004

2004-01-01

435

Radioactivity, the discovery of time and the earliest history of the Earth  

Microsoft Academic Search

The discovery of radioactivity about 100 years ago permitted the measurement of absolute time in the distant past and transformed our understanding of the evolution of our planet from the origin of the Solar System to the development of Homo Sapiens. Geologists were already convinced that the Earth had to be very old but Lord Kelvin had placed stringent limits

Alex N. Halliday

1997-01-01

436

COVARIATE SELECTION: A SIMPLE SOLUTION TO A LONGSTANDING PROBLEM Judea Pearl, University of California, Los Angeles  

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[Rosenbaum and Rubin, 1983], which merely paraphrases the problem in the language of counterfactuals if the confounding attribute can safely be assumed gender­independent. A concrete controversy that arose out controversy, known as the Lord Paradox, originated with the question of whether we should adjust

California at Los Angeles, University of

437

www.osa-opn.org12 | OPN March 2007 OPTICS | LIGHT TOUCH  

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a clever new name for a long-standing field of research that goes back 120 years. After all, wave- band is itself rather old, having been derived by Lord Rayleigh in an 1887 issue of Philosopical Magazine. In his paper, partially titled, "The Propagation of Waves through a Medium Endowed

California at Irvine, University of

438

Annabella, Lady Noel-Byron: A Study of Lady Byron on Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the character and motives of Lady Noel-Byron, briefly married to Lord Byron, for involving herself in philanthropic work. Examines the various influences that aroused Lady Bryon's interest in education and describes her involvement in implementing her philanthropic endeavors, such as opening a school for poor children. (CMK)

Taylor, Brian W.

1998-01-01

439

The Road to Homo sapien sapien: Genetic Evidences Tell Us Stories about the Origin and Evolution of Modern Human  

Microsoft Academic Search

Human Beings, the common name of Homo sapien sapien, is regarded as the lord of the earth, at least by themselves. Now they are trying to look deep into their own history, that is, the evolutionary history of their own. In this review, we first look back on the history of development of theory of evolution, which leads to the

Chen Yi-Lun

440

Yeast UCS proteins promote actomyosin interactions and limit myosin turnover in cells  

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Yeast UCS proteins promote actomyosin interactions and limit myosin turnover in cells Matthew Lord for the conserved family of UCS proteins: helping to fold myosin motor proteins and stimulating the motor function of folded myosins. We examined both func- tions in yeast. The fission yeast UCS protein (Rng3p) concentrates

441

Legislative Proposals to Control Carbon Emissions through Cap and Towards the end of 2007 the Climate Change Bill was introduced into the House of  

E-print Network

the Climate Change Bill was introduced into the House of Lords. A major catalyst for `something must be done' is that some important players in mainstream economics are pushing for action. Aside from increasing pressures on climate change are too dire to risk (N. Stern, Economic Impacts of Climate Change, Report to the Prime

Martin, Ralph R.

442

Homer: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by George Steiner, Leo Tolstoy, Ezra Pound, Erich Auerbach, Edwin Muir, Cedric H. Whitman, Albert B. Lord, W. H. Auden, Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukacs, C. Day Lewis, Gabriel Germain, Franz Kafka, Rachel Bespaloff, Robert…

Steiner, George, Ed.; Fagles, Robert, Ed.

443

Radioactivity and the Age of the Sun  

Microsoft Academic Search

IN the Appendix E of Thomson and Tait's ``Natural Philosophy,'' Lord Kelvin has computed the energy lost in the concentration of the sun from a condition of infinite dispersion, and argues thence that it seems ``on the whole probable that the sun has not illuminated the earth for 100,000,000 years, and almost certain that he has not done so for

G. H. Darwin

1903-01-01

444

75 FR 3981 - National Angel Island Day, 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...America A Proclamation One hundred years ago, the Angel Island...months or, in some cases, years. As we remember their...day of January, in the year of our Lord two thousand...States of America the two hundred and...

2010-01-26

445

St Salvator's Chapel Dedication of the Bells  

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by God, a priceless sacrament; beyond reproach. Greeting Shout for Joy to the Lord, all the earth (Based was very much integrated into town life. It was also intended to have a national role through now as it was in Bishop Kennedy's time. Today, the Chapel's prominence and importance in the life

Brierley, Andrew

446

A ciência nas utopias de Campanella, Bacon, Comenius, e Glanvill  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article evaluates the role that science and technolo- gy plays in the societies described by early modern utopias, making a com- parative analysis of Tommasio Campanella's City of Sun, Francis Bacon's New Atlantis, Jan Amós Comenius' Panorthosia, and Joseph Glanvill's The summe of my lord Bacon's New Atlantis. Palavras-chave utopias, imaginário social, progresso, ciência moder- na

Bernardo Jefferson de Oliveira

2002-01-01

447

Proceedings of International Conference: Joining & Welding Solutions to Industrial Prob-lems, JWRI, Osaka University, 2003, pp. 4352.  

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precipitates from supersaturated martensite is reduced when compared with a corresponding steel without temperature. Steels were designed on this basis and when tested, revealed a reduction in the ductile, Osaka University, 2003, pp. 43­52. Silicon­Rich Bainitic Steel Welds H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, M. Lord

Cambridge, University of

448

Michael Wilson 5620 words 16 Colchester Avenue  

E-print Network

in Chicago, 1981-1982, but mostly I read parts of books. These included: a history of the English jig; Isaac, a treatise on icon-painting, a history of legerdemain, the complete Lord of the Rings in French, and others I in the living room and turned on the radio. All Things Considered was about to start. The living room carpet

Wilson, J. Michael

449

The \\  

Microsoft Academic Search

ear the Word of the Lord from Luke 24: Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and dis- cussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were

Marva J. Dawn

450

In the beginning there was babble...  

PubMed Central

“Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. …Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth…” Genesis 11:7,9 PMID:22836666

Klionsky, Daniel J.; Bruford, Elspeth A.; Cherry, J. Michael; Hodgkin, Jonathan; Laulederkind, Stanley J.F.; Singer, Amy G.

2012-01-01

451

Snap, snap, bugger, no images ... Software testing is a much maligned activity and software testers rarely enjoy  

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into a room full of flies and swat the nearest one otherwise you will have a sore arm long before you make any occur as often as I am suggesting ? Oh yes, indeedy, so my "Lord take me now" moment of the month goes

Hatton, Les

452

PUBLICATIONS 78. Campbell, D.R., M. Forster, and M. Bischoff. 2014. Selection of trait combinations through  

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through bee and fly visitation to flowers of Polemonium foliosissimum, Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Bischoff, M., D.R. Campbell, J. M. Lord, and A. W. Robertson. 2013. The relative importance of solitary bees and syrphid flies as pollinators of two outcrossing plant species in the New Zealand alpine

Campbell, Diane

453

Writing across the Curriculum: Strategies for Social Studies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Focusing on writing as a way of learning subject matter, this paper describes two writing activities in an eighth grade social studies curriculum. First, the paper describes the use of the writing journal--its purposes, advantages, and format--and classroom activities in which students responded to such works as "Lord of the Flies" and "Animal…

Ricci, Marie N.

454

Siddhi Vinayakam Ragam: Shanmukhapriya  

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's book): I meditate always on Siddhi Vinaayaka, the Lord of the group of Siddhas. He bestows special the noose ­ paasa ­ and goad ­ ankusa. He is honoured with the umbrella ­ chatra and fly-flap ­ Chamara, who

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

455

W I N T E R 2 0 0 8 / 9 "Herstory" of a Journey (page 17)  

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.bgu.ac.il Message from the President 1 Lord of the Flies 2 On the Seventh Day, They Rested 4 A Clinical Approach as the common fruit fly, most people will draw a blank. Not Dr. Uri Abdu from the Department of Life Sciences

Yekutieli, Amnon

456

The Future of Mathematics: 1965 to 2065. Prepared for MAA Centenary Volume, 2015  

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that man would not fly for 50 years. Ever since I have ... avoided predictions." Despite the admonition, 1873. "Radio has no future. Heavier than air flying machines are impossible. X-rays will prove to be a hoax." -- William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), English physicist and inventor, 1899. "Credit reports

Borwein, Jonathan

457

2013 New Hampshire Fruit Growers' Association Annual Meeting Thursday, March 14, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

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Extension 1:15 - 1:45 Fruit Set - Putting It All Together To Get a Crop! Bill Lord, Extension Specialist Emeritus, Fruit, UNH Cooperative Extension 1:45 - 2:30 SWD - Update on this Fruit Fly PEST! Alan Eaton

New Hampshire, University of

458

Yes, Holden Should Read These Books.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Counters Donald Barr's assertion that works such as J. D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye" and William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" are unfit reading material for adolescents ("Should Holden Caufield Read These Books?""New York Times Book Review," May 4, 1986). Shows how these works address adolescents' moral condition. (MM)

Lisman, C. David

1989-01-01

459

Engineering Tripos Part IIA & EIST Part I THIRD YEAR Paper E6: Computing Systems  

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to Item means that wrapped items can be created on the fly as needed. However, one instance where that the company offers a discount on the complete set of "The Lord of the Rings" has a longer life than a customer

Young, Steve

460

Ecology, 91(9), 2010, pp. 26382649 2010 by the Ecological Society of America  

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influences insect visitation in alpine New Zealand DIANE R. CAMPBELL,1,4 MASCHA BISCHOFF,2 JANICE M. LORD,2 experimental demonstrations that free-flying insects choose between natural flowers based on color. We alpine. Native syrphid flies (Allograpta and Platycheirus) and solitary bees (Hylaeus and Leioproctus

Campbell, Diane

461

Encouraging Reader-Response to Literature in ESL Situations.  

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Describes a Language Development course that integrates language learning with drama activities in a Teaching-English-as-a-Second-Language (TESL) program at the University of Brunei. The strategies are described using William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" and George Orwell's "Animal Farm." (GLR)

Elliot, Roger

1990-01-01

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/blackwell/A_journals/aec_v0_i0_corr_doi/aec_2389 The relative importance of solitary bees and syrphid flies,2 * DIANE R. CAMPBELL,1 JANICE M. LORD2 AND ALASTAIR W. ROBERTSON3 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary of pollen transfer. Syrphid flies and short-tongued solitary bees are common flower visitors in alpine New

Robertson, Alastair

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Volume 80, Issue 1 Friday, May 14, 1999  

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at the end of a lecture. It's more obvious when they're left in one pile, but you can still see a bit of Lord of the Flies creeping out into the assignment- return system if they're spaced out. So smarten up. Kiss each

Zhu, Mu

464

Are You Willing to Have Your Students Join Ralph, Jack, and Piggy?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

High school teacher Cara M. Arver walks teachers through her experience of setting up a virtual world to augment students' reading of "Lord of the Flies." Students interact as additional characters, discuss and solve problems based on the circumstances of the story, and complete classroom assignments within a virtual environment.

Arver, Cara M.

2007-01-01

465

Reshaping High School English.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book takes up the question of what shape high school English studies should take in the coming years. It describes an English program that blends philosophical depth with classroom practicality. Drawing examples from commonly taught texts such as "Macbeth,""To Kill a Mockingbird," and "Lord of the Flies," the book places literary analysis…

Pirie, Bruce

466

CSc 165 Lecture Note Slides Game Engines  

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Freeware: o Allegro o Fly3D o Game Blender o Crystal Space o idTech 2/3/4 o jMonkeyEngine o OGRE o Panda3D ­ there is another, proprietary game engine called "SAGE". used by Electronic Arts for Command & Conquer, and Lord

Gordon, Scott

467

PUBLISHED OCCASIONALLY BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY 4, CALIFORNIA  

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certainty. He did ascertain that in 1808 King Kamehameha I was flying the Union Jack from his royal, with seven alternating red, white, and blue stripes," and in 1825 Lord Byron, visiting the Islands, reported was forced, by threat of British arms, to fly the British colors as evidence of cession to England, and all

California at Berkeley, University of

468

esearch mattersR Volume 1 No. 1  

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plants · Curing Parkinson's in fruit flies · Preventing adult illiteracy · Stormrunners #12;A MESSAGE FEATURES 2 Capturing the meaning behind the photos of outdoor experiences 5 Stormrunners 6 Lords of the flies: Memorial University biologists cure Parkinson's Disease in fruit flies 8 Study suggests

Oyet, Alwell

469

Current Biology Vol 18 No 5 Acknowledgments  

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Institution of Washington). 12. Kohler, R.E. (1994). Lords of the Fly, Drosophila Genetics of the pomace fly (Drosophila ampelophila Loew). to light, gravity and mechanical stimulation. Am. Nat. 39, 157. Arts Sci. 41, 731­786. 8. Barrows, W.M. (1907). The reactions of the pomace fly, Drosophila ampelophila

Wilkinson, Gerald S.

470

Fellows and Honorary Fellows of the College as at November 2013  

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CBE FRS DSc FRSE CChem FRSC FKC Professor Sir Roy Calne FRS FRCS MS MA FKC Dame Averil Cameron CBE FBA MA PhD FKC Professor I R Cameron CBE MA DM FRCP FKC The Most Revd and Rt Hon the Lord Carey Sir Christopher Geidt KCVO OBE PC FKC Dr Alan Gibson FKC Mrs Kay Glendinning MBE FKC Professor

Applebaum, David

471

How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, thy dwelling places, O Israel! I will enter thy house and worship in thy holy temple.  

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PART I Ma Tovu How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, thy dwelling places, O Israel! I will enter thy house and worship in thy holy temple. Lord, I love the habitation of thy house. I will worship and bow. I gave you a good example, do not neglect the Torah! #12;Returning the Scroll to the Ark Etz Chayim

472

The Origin of Waveguides: A Case of Multiple Rediscovery  

Microsoft Academic Search

The early history of hollow tube waveguides is described. Conceived by Lord Rayleigh in 1897, they were little used and the idea forgotten. Almost 40 years later, G. C. Southworth and W. L. Barrow rediscovered the concept, each working independently for almost five years with no knowledge of the other. This work culminated in almost simulta­ neous public presentations in

KARLE S. PACKARD

1984-01-01

473

Cities are evil and insane places in which to live. But country living is wholesome and  

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in Psychotropic Drug Use: Dispelling the M y t h of Pastoral Tranquillity". The paper is pungently subtitled of psychotherapeutic drug use. Much to their surprise, they found that usage of prescribed mood-modifying drugs such as tranquilizers, hypnotics, antacids, Webb: country folk heavy into drugs "Thanks be to the Lord: for he hath

Pedersen, Tom

474

(RegistrationonMondayat8:30) TIMEMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday  

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Federal University and South Scientific Center of RASci Rostov on Don, Russian Federation Centre be presented in all cases by the classical Cauchy continua. Generalized Continua are in the focus of scientists of such famous scientists like Lord Kelvin. All these contributions were focussed on the fact that in a continuum

Gugat, Martin

475

The World Federation of Neurology  

Microsoft Academic Search

A commonly asked question is, ‘What exactly does the WFN do?’The WFN was established in 1957 and recently underwent major organisational change under the leadership of Lord Walton and Dr James Toole. It established a Secretariat in London, revised its constitution and by-laws, and redefined its purpose. The Federation has now initiated some of its priority programmes and revitalized its

Jun Kimura

2003-01-01

476

Total Sustainability Humber College  

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1 Total Sustainability Management Humber College November, 2012 SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM Green An Impending Global Disaster #12;3 Sustainability is NOT Climate Remediation #12;Our Premises "We cannot, you cannot improve it" (Lord Kelvin) "First rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces

Thompson, Michael

477

Blue Skies, Coffee Creamer, and Rayleigh Scattering  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The first physical explanation of Earths blue sky was fashioned in 1871 by Lord Rayleigh. Many discussions of Rayleigh scattering and approaches to studying it both in and out of the classroom are available. Rayleigh scattering accounts for the blue color of the sky and the orange/red color of the Sun near sunset and sunrise, and a number of…

Liebl, Michael

2010-01-01

478

Earth: The Early Years We discuss ...  

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Earth: The Early Years We discuss ... · What happened to the Earth during the first few billion)? · What is the relationship to (early) life? #12;Age of Earth James Ussher (17th C) biblical account: 6: 20-40 m.y. (million years!) Charles Darwin evolution >300 m.y. Lord Kelvin (1880's) cooling Earth: 50

479

Paleontology and the History Michael Benton  

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Paleontology and the History of Life Michael Benton And out of the ground the Lord God formed every the sequence of the history of life, how life has diversified through time, how speciation oc- curs, and how Page 80 #12;Narrative There are many ways to recount the story of the history of life. As one of many

Benton, Michael

480

FLUE GAS DESULFURIZATION SYSTEM CAPABILITIES FOR COAL-FIRED STEAM GENERATORS. VOLUME I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  

EPA Science Inventory

The report discusses the availability of technology for reducing SO2 emissions from coal-fired steam generators using flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems. Foreign and domestic lime, limestone, double alkali, magnesium slurry, and Wellman-Lord FGD systems are described, and the...

481

FLUE GAS DESULFURIZATION SYSTEM CAPABILITIES FOR COAL-FIRED STEAM GENERATORS. VOLUME II. TECHNICAL REPORT  

EPA Science Inventory

The report discusses the availability of technology for reducing SO2 emissions from coal-fired steam generators using flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems. Foreign and domestic lime, limestone, double alkali, magnesium slurry, and Wellman-Lord FGD systems are described, and the...

482

Paul E. J. Hammer - Shakespeare's Richard II, the Play of 7 February 1601, and the Essex Rising - Shakespeare Quarterly 59:1  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article reexamines the vexed question of the identity of the play performed by the Lord Chamberlain's Men at the Globe on 7 February 1601 and its relationship to the events of the following day, when London was convulsed by the so-called Essex Rising. It offers a substantial and detailed reinterpretation of the Rising itself, tracing the explosive tensions between

Paul E. J. Hammer

2008-01-01

483

Circulation/Reserves Area Makeover: Practical and Aesthetic Considerations in a Remodeling Project  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The following article describes a literature review on factors that went into the planning for a new circulation/reserves desk at the Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Many issues have been reported in the literature and must be considered when designing a functional, convenient, and ADA-compliant…

Werre, Pam

2003-01-01

484

Large-scale data sharing in the life sciences: Data standards, incentives, barriers and funding models (The â??Joint Data Standards Studyâ?)  

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Sinnott,R.O. MacDonald,A. Lord,P.W. Ecklund,D. Jones,A. prepared for The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, The Department of Trade and Industry, The Joint Information Systems Committee for Support for Research, The Medical Research Council, The Natural Environment Research Council and The Wellcome Trust.

Sinnott, R.O.

485

Linking Item Parameters to a Base Scale. ACT Research Report Series, 2009-2  

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This paper compares three methods of item calibration--concurrent calibration, separate calibration with linking, and fixed item parameter calibration--that are frequently used for linking item parameters to a base scale. Concurrent and separate calibrations were implemented using BILOG-MG. The Stocking and Lord (1983) characteristic curve method…

Kang, Taehoon; Petersen, Nancy S.

2009-01-01

486

Linking Item Parameters to a Base Scale  

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This paper compares three methods of item calibration--concurrent calibration, separate calibration with linking, and fixed item parameter calibration--that are frequently used for linking item parameters to a base scale. Concurrent and separate calibrations were implemented using BILOG-MG. The Stocking and Lord in "Appl Psychol Measure"…

Kang, Taehoon; Petersen, Nancy S.

2012-01-01

487

Effects on Scale Linking of Different Definitions of Criterion Functions for the IRT Characteristic Curve Methods  

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Under item response theory, the characteristic curve methods (Haebara and Stocking-Lord methods) are used to link two ability scales from separate calibrations. The linking methods use their respective criterion functions that can be defined differently according to the symmetry- and distribution-related schemes. The symmetry-related scheme…

Kim, Seonghoon; Kolen, Michael J.

2007-01-01

488

point that he offered to Hilbert a reconcil-iation (22)  

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. Fo¨ lsing, Albert Einstein: A Biography ( Viking, New York, 1997). pp. 375­376. The translation has, for example, A. Pais, "Subtle is the Lord. . .": The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein (Oxford Univ will be published in the forthcoming volume 8 of the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. 19. A. Einstein, letter

Pierrehumbert, Raymond

489

press.princeton.edu "Benn Steil has written a wonderfully  

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of Lords of Finance A SWEEPING HISTORY OF THE DRAMA, INTRIGUE, AND RIVALRY BEHIND THE cREATION OF THE POSTWAR EcONOMIc ORDER MARCH Cloth $29.95T 978-0-691-14909-7 456 pages. 32 halftones. 6 x 9. HISTORY z intelligence officials and agents over many years. A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how

Landweber, Laura

490

Big Society, Big Deal?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Political leaders like to put forward guiding ideas or themes which pull their individual decisions into a broader narrative. For John Major it was Back to Basics, for Tony Blair it was the Third Way and for David Cameron it is the Big Society. While Mr. Blair relied on Lord Giddens to add intellectual weight to his idea, Mr. Cameron's legacy idea…

Thomson, Alastair

2011-01-01

491

MA11 B-L 3-9.indd  

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UsinganOnlineTool  toUnderstandandImprove  ClinicalTrialAccruals by Maria Gonzalez, BS; Mitchell Berger, MD, MMM, CPE, FACP; Tammy Brown, RN, BSN, OCN®;  Donna Bryant, RN; Julie Hugg, BS; Rita Kaul, RN, BSN, OCN®; Mark Krasna, MD; Claudia Lord, BA, CCRP; 

492

CAREGIVERS' CHILD REARING BELIEFS: ASSOCIATIONS WITH STRUCTURAL AND PROCESS FEATURES OF CHILD CARE QUALITY  

Microsoft Academic Search

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I want to express my deep gratitude for the people who gave me the support I needed to complete this thesis. First, I would like to give honor to God, my Lord and Savior, for allowing me through grace and mercy to complete this chapter in my life. Secondly, 1 would like to thank my chair. Dr. Eric Lindsey

JESSICA DAWN FONTANELLI

2003-01-01

493

Bon Bibliography : An Annotated List of Recent Publications  

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argues that this ms. must be about 800 years old or older). He also announces the existence of a fourth biography of Lord Shenrab beyond the three generally known. Published (together with the Mdo-’dus) in the first edition of the Bon Kanjur, vol. 29 (SA...

Martin, Dan

2003-01-01

494

Anxiety disorders in ancient Indian literature.  

PubMed

In western literature, the oldest description of symptoms of PTSD, an anxiety group of disorder, is seen in Homer's Iliad written around 720 BC. According to Shay, Achilles was suffering from symptoms of PTSD. However, in the Indian literature it was mentioned around 5000 BC. The description of a PTSD-like syndrome is seen in the Ramayana, although it was not described as PTSD or by any other similar name. Ravana's brother Marrich was having symptoms of PTSD after he was grievously hurt by Lord Rama's arrow and was almost dead. This traumatic event threatened his physical integrity. He developed all the symptoms of PTSD, like hyper-arousal, re-experiencing the events and avoidance. He also gave up his natural work of harassing the monk and got engaged in meditation and austerities. His symptoms lasted for many years till Lord Rama killed him, while he was masquerading as a golden deer to deceive Sita. In another ancient epic Shrimad Bhagavatam, Maharshi Ved Vyasa described the symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The demon King Kansha developed GAD-like symptoms, when Lord Krishna killed all his demons and threatened to kill him. He developed symptoms of GAD, like excessive worry about the attack from his arch foe Krishna, difficulty in concentration and difficulty in falling asleep. Like Marrich, the symptoms of Kansha also lasted until Lord Krishna killed him. PMID:21180424

Sheth, Hitesh C; Gandhi, Zindadil; Vankar, G K

2010-07-01

495

IRT Scale Linking Methods for Mixed-Format Tests. ACT Research Report Series 2004-5  

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Under item response theory (IRT), obtaining a common proficiency scale is required in many applications. Four IRT linking methods, including the mean/mean, mean/sigma, Haebara, and Stocking-Lord methods, have been developed and widely used to estimate linking coefficients (slope and intercept) for a linear transformation from one scale to…

Kim, Seonghoon; Lee, Won-Chan

2004-01-01

496

A Unified Approach to IRT Scale Linking and Scale Transformations. Research Report. RR-04-09  

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This paper examines item response theory (IRT) scale transformations and IRT scale linking methods used in the Non-Equivalent Groups with Anchor Test (NEAT) design to equate two tests, X and Y. It proposes a unifying approach to the commonly used IRT linking methods: mean-mean, mean-var linking, concurrent calibration, Stocking and Lord and…

von Davier, Matthias; von Davier, Alina A.

2004-01-01

497

Equating Tests under the Graded Response Model.  

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The procedure of M.L. Stocking and F.M. Lord (1983) for computing equating coefficients for tests having dichotomously scored items is extended to the case of graded response items. A system of equations for obtaining the equating coefficients under the graded response model is derived. (SLD)

Baker, Frank B.

1992-01-01

498

Nonequivalent Group Equating via 1-P HGLLM.  

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The quality of nonequivalent group equating by the one-parameter hierarchical generalized linear logistic model (1-P HGLLM) was examined by comparing it with: (1) traditional concurrent equating; (2) Stocking-Lord's method; and (3) multiple-group concurrent equating. Root mean squared errors (RMSEs) for item parameters indicated that there was no…

Chu, Kwang-lee; Kamata, Akihito

499

IRT True-Score Test Equating: A Guide through Assumptions and Applications  

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This article discusses the assumptions required by the item response theory (IRT) true-score equating method (with Stocking & Lord, 1983; scaling approach), which is commonly used in the nonequivalent groups with an anchor data-collection design. More precisely, this article investigates the assumptions made at each step by the IRT approach to…

von Davier, Alina A.; Wilson, Christine

2007-01-01

500

An Extension of Four IRT Linking Methods for Mixed-Format Tests  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Under item response theory (IRT), linking proficiency scales from separate calibrations of multiple forms of a test to achieve a common scale is required in many applications. Four IRT linking methods including the mean/mean, mean/sigma, Haebara, and Stocking-Lord methods have been presented for use with single-format tests. This study extends the…

Kim, Seonghoon; Lee, Won-Chan

2006-01-01