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Epistemic Sensibility: Third Dimension of Virtue Epistemology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The author tries to argue how epistemic sensibility as virtue sensibility can complement virtue epistemology. Many philosophers interrelated virtue reliabilism (e.g., Brogaard, 2006) and virtue responsibilism (e.g., Code, 1987) to virtue epistemology as two dimensions with many diverging and a few converging characters. The possible new dimension…

Belbase, Shashidhar

2012-01-01

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Direct computation of the sensible heat flux.  

USGS Publications Warehouse

An algorithm to determine the sensible heat flux from simple field measurements (wind speed, air and ground temperatures) has been developed. It provides a direct solution, in parametric form, which can be displayed graphically or tabularly. -from Author

Watson, K.

1980-01-01

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La producción de tejidos de lana de fácil cuidado  

Microsoft Academic Search

En los últimos 10 ó 12 años la lana ha perdido muchos mercados. Parte de esta pérdida, al menos, puede ser atribuída a las características de «fácil cuidado» de los tejidos fabricados con fibras sintéticas y mezclas de fibras sintéticas con lana, que han reemplazado a los tejidos 100 % lana en muchos campos, principalmente en géneros de punto, tapicerías

J. R. McPhee

1970-01-01

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Diabetes Reunion Celebrating Sensibly with Diabetes  

E-print Network

with diabetes may enjoy a small dessert. We also learned that we can reduce the sugar in certain recipes1 Lesson 4: Diabetes Reunion Celebrating Sensibly with Diabetes T oday is our final lesson on Cooking Well with Diabetes. In this lesson, we will focus on four key points, reviewing the concepts

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Recognizing Female's Sensibility in Assessing Traditional Clothes  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study represents the research of Malay traditional clothing in Kansei perspective. The principal objective of this research is to classify female's sensibility in wearing traditional clothes. The analysis of female's emotion is important to identify the actual intentional of female's desire in clothing. This study will be looking into the significance between the Kansei and females perception in using

Nazlina SHAARI; Fumio TERAUCHI; Mitsunori KUBO; Hiroyuki AOKI

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Lo que usted debe saber antes de dar sus tejidos para investigación médica  

Cancer.gov

Contiene información sobre las cosas que usted debe saber y tener en cuenta al tomar una decisión de donar sus tejidos para investigación. El tejido puede incluir materiales de su cuerpo tales como piel, cabello, uñas, sangre y orina.

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Human Sensibility Ergonomics Approach to Vehicle Simulator Based on Dynamics  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Simulators have been used to evaluate drivers' reactions to various transportation products. Most research, however, has concentrated on their technical performance. This paper considers driver's motion perception on a vehicle simulator through the analysis of human sensibility ergonomics. A sensibility ergonomic method is proposed in order to improve the reliability of vehicle simulators. A simulator in a passenger vehicle consists of three main modules such as vehicle dynamics, virtual environment, and motion representation modules. To evaluate drivers' feedback, human perceptions are categorized into a set verbal expressions collected and investigated to find the most appropriate ones for translation and angular accelerations of the simulator. The cut-off frequency of the washout filter in the representation module is selected as one sensibility factor. Sensibility experiments were carried out to find a correlation between the expressions and the cut-off frequency of the filter. This study suggests a methodology to obtain an ergonomic database that can be applied to the sensibility evaluation of dynamic simulators.

Son, Kwon; Choi, Kyung-Hyun; Yoon, Ji-Sup

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Sensible heat receiver for solar dynamic space power system  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A sensible heat receiver considered in this study uses a vapor grown carbon fiber-carbon (VGCF/C) composite as the thermal storage media and was designed for a 7 kW Brayton engine. The proposed heat receiver stores the required energy to power the system during eclipse in the VGCF/C composite. The heat receiver thermal analysis was conducted through the Systems Improved Numerical Differencing Analyzer and Fluid Integrator (SINDA) software package. The sensible heat receiver compares well with other latent and advanced sensible heat receivers analyzed in other studies while avoiding the problems associated with latent heat storage salts and liquid metal heat pipes. The concept also satisfies the design requirements for a 7 kW Brayton engine system. The weight and size of the system can be optimized by changes in geometry and technology advances for this new material.

Perez-Davis, Marla E.; Gaier, James R.; Petrefski, Chris

1991-01-01

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Estimation of wet surface evaporation from sensible heat flux measurements  

Microsoft Academic Search

A new method is proposed to estimate wet surface evaporation by means of measurements of sensible heat flux and of air temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed at one level only. This formulation is made possible by the linearization of the Bowen ratio, a common assumption in other methods, such as Penman's model and its derivatives. The method will be

Nikki Vercauteren; Elie Bou-Zeid; Hendrik Huwald; Marc B. Parlange; Wilfried Brutsaert

2009-01-01

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Lack of impairment of kinaesthetic sensibility in cervicogenic headache patients.  

PubMed

To compare the cervical kinaesthetic sensibility of cervicogenic headache (CEH) patients and asymptomatic controls, the head repositioning accuracy of 10 CEH patients and 23 asymptomatic controls was measured. Should an impaired kinaesthetic sensibility be demonstrated, its assessment could be of diagnostic value in the evaluation of patients with suspected CEH. Additionally, specific exercises to improve cervical kinaesthesia could be prescribed. Kinaesthetic sensibility was assessed using a head repositioning task: subjects were asked to relocate their heads as accurately as possible to a previously memorized head position following an active movement (flexion, extension and left and right rotations). The repositioning error was registered using a validated magnetic tracking device (Flock of Birds). No significant differences were found between the asymptomatic controls and the CEH patients (independent-samples T-test, P < 0.05). We conclude that cervical kinaesthetic sensibility is not impaired in non-traumatic CEH. The use of kinaesthetic assessment and treatment in this patient group seems to be limited. PMID:18284421

De Hertogh, W; Vaes, P; Beckwée, D; van Suijlekom, H; Duquet, W; Van Roy, P

2008-04-01

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Thermoeconomic analysis of sensible heat, thermal energy storage systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

The paper considers the advantages of employing a thermoeconomic analysis for describing the complete charging–discharging cycle of sensible heat, thermal energy storage systems. The main task is to find the performance of the storage systems at the minimum total cost of owning, maintaining, and operating such systems. The effect of different monetary values on optimum number of heat transfer units,

Roman Doma?ski; Giuma Fellah

1998-01-01

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Leadership for a New Century: Authenticity, Intentionality, Spirituality and Sensibility.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Proposes a framework for authentic leadership based on authenticity in leadership actions and interactions; visions derived from committed people's good intentions; spirituality stemming from engaging in meaningful relationships and connections with something larger than self; and sensibility to others' feelings, needs, and aspirations.…

Bhindi, Narottam; Duignan, Patrick

1997-01-01

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The Manufacture of Corporate Social Responsibility: Constructing Corporate Sensibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper develops a framework for differentiating between mere image and substance in corporate claims to social responsibility. The paper begins by drawing upon the work of Levinas to explore the nature of responsibility and ethical sensibility. It then explores four versions of corporate social responsibility (CSR): the conditions under which CSR is squeezed out by the dominance of financial

John Roberts

2003-01-01

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Estimating sensible heat flux from radiometric temperature over crop canopy  

Microsoft Academic Search

The model devised by Lhommeet al. (1988) allows one to calculate the sensible heat flux over a homogeneous crop canopy from radiometric surface temperature by adding a so-called canopy aerodynamic resistance to the classical aerodynamic resistance calculated above the canopy. This model is reformulated in order to simplify the mathematical procedure needed to calculate this additional resistance. Analytical expressions of

J. P. Lhomme; N. Katerji; J. M. Bertolini

1992-01-01

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Estimating sensible heat flux from radiometric temperature over crop canopy  

Microsoft Academic Search

The model devised by Lhomme et al. (1988) allows one to calculate the sensible heat flux over a homogeneous crop canopy from radiometric surface temperature by adding a so-called canopy aerodynamic resistance to the classical aerodynamic resistance calculated above the canopy. This model is reformulated in order to simplify the mathematical procedure needed to calculate this additional resistance. Analytical expressions

J. P. Lhomme; N. Katerji; J. M. Bertolini

1992-01-01

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Bringing an Ethnographic Sensibility to Service-Learning Assessment  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper explores the methodological implications of applying an ethnographic sensibility to evaluation in service-learning. It describes the evolution of such a method over the past 10 years within the Citizen Scholars Program at the University of Massachusetts, and outlines what we have learned from employing this method, as well as the…

Polin, Deborah Keisch; Keene, Arthur S.

2010-01-01

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Sacred cinema: exploring Christian sensibilities within popular Hollywood films  

Microsoft Academic Search

Numerous Christian sensibilities have permeated the popular cinema, but they are frequently undetected, unappreciated or unwanted by those fearful of the cinema’s potentially corrupting effect. Yet, a postmodern religious education requires the embracement of this communication media, not its rejection, employing discernment not denial. A first step in this corrective process is to raise the profession’s consciousness about the possibilities

Anton Karl Kozlovic

2007-01-01

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Cosmic Sense, Sensibility, and Written Expression: From Childhood to Adolescence.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Compares and connects the cosmic awareness emerging in the elementary classroom to adolescent cosmic sensibility embedded in the experience of the Hershey Montessori Farm School. Provides examples of students' poetry to support Montessori's concept of valorization of personality as each individual turns toward maturity. (Author/TJQ)

Kahn, David

2001-01-01

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Independent Control of Sensible and Latent Cooling in Small Buildings  

E-print Network

for ventilation have remained. At the same time, efforts to gain cooling efficiency in residential-size air conditioners have not in general differentiated between temperature reduction (sensible cooling) and dehumidification (latent cooling), so... that is latent. Two energy-efficient approaches were identified: evaporator run-around and the subcooler/reheater (see below). 2. Reducing the temperature of the process air leaving the cooling coil. This allows the air conditioner to condense a greater...

Andrews, J.; Lamontagne, J.; Piraino, M.

1989-01-01

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Relative Implant Volume and Sensibility Alterations After Breast Augmentation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Background  Recent studies have provided diverging results regarding the factors that may affect sensibility after primary breast augmentation.\\u000a Implant volume is believed to be an important factor, but the relation of implant size to breast volume has not been adequately\\u000a addressed. In addition, the literature shows that a conflict exists when the periareolar and inframammary approaches are compared.\\u000a This study aimed

Ivo Pitanguy; Michel Vaena; Henrique N. Radwanski; Daniel Nunes; André F. Vargas

2007-01-01

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Applicability of the eddy correlation method to measure sensible heat transfer to forest under rainfall conditions  

Microsoft Academic Search

Evaporation of intercepted rainfall is maintained by sensible heat supplied from the atmosphere. However, no direct measurements have been reported for sensible heat during rainfall. Therefore, we first examined the accuracy of a supersonic anemometer thermometer during rainfall, and found that the sensible heat flux could be measured satisfactorily even under rainfall of low intensity (? 3 mm h?1). Second,

K. Mizutani; K. Yamanoi; T. Ikeda; T. Watanabe

1997-01-01

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Sensible heat exchange at the Antarctic snow surface: a study with automatic weather stations  

Microsoft Academic Search

Data of four automatic weather stations (AWSs) are used to calculate the turbulent exchange of sensible heat at the Antarctic snow surface for a 4 year period (1998-2001). The AWSs are situated on the ice shelf, in the coastal\\/inland katabatic wind zone and on the interior plateau in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Sensible heat flux (SHF) is calculated using

Michiel van den Broeke; Dirk van As; Carleen Reijmer; Roderik van de Wal

2005-01-01

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Sensible and latent heating of the atmosphere as inferred from DST-6 data  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The average distribution of convective latent heating, boundary layer sensible heat flux, and vertical velocity are determined for the winter 1976 DST period from GLAS model diagnostics. Key features are the regions of intense latent heating over Brazil, Central Africa, and Indonesia; and the regions of strong sensible heating due to air mass modification over the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans.

Herman, G. F.; Schubert, S. D.; Johnson, W. T.

1979-01-01

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Sensible Heat Flux Estimated from Routine Meteorological Data by the Resistance Method  

Microsoft Academic Search

A method is described for evaluation of hourly values of the sensible heat flux from routine meteorological data. Use is made of the energy balance at the surface and of the Monteith-Penman formula for estimation of the latent heat flux. The soil heat flux is modelled as a given fraction of the sensible heat flux. The net radiation is computed

R. Berkowicz; L. P. Prahm

1982-01-01

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Artistic Sensibility in the Studio and Gallery Model: Revisiting Process and Product  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper examines the cultivation of artistic sensibility and its impact on the art therapy process and product in a community mental health center. Artistic sensibility embodies the sense of self as an artist through the integration of artistic and aesthetic attributes of self and other. The formation of a gallery to exhibit patient art was found to promote empowerment

Geoffrey Thompson

2009-01-01

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Anterior insular cortex mediates bodily sensibility and social anxiety  

PubMed Central

Studies in psychiatry and cognitive neuroscience have reported an important relationship between individual interoceptive accuracy and anxiety level. This indicates that greater attention to one’s bodily state may contribute to the development of intense negative emotions and anxiety disorders. We hypothesized that reactivity in the anterior insular cortex underlies the intensity of interoceptive awareness and anxiety. To elucidate this triadic mechanism, we conducted functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and mediation analyses to examine the relationship between emotional disposition and activation in the anterior insular cortex while participants evaluated their own emotional and bodily states. Our results indicated that right anterior insular activation was positively correlated with individual levels of social anxiety and neuroticism and negatively correlated with agreeableness and extraversion. The results of the mediation analyses revealed that activity in the right anterior insula mediated the activity of neural correlates of interoceptive sensibility and social fear. Our findings suggest that attention to interoceptive sensation affects personality traits through how we feel emotion subjectively in various situations. PMID:22977199

Shibata, Midori; Moriguchi, Yoshiya; Umeda, Satoshi

2013-01-01

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Sensible and latent heat flux estimates in Antarctica  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The assumption has been made that the net annual contribution of water by the processes of deposition and sublimation to the Antarctic Ice Sheet is zero. The U.S. Antarctic Program started installing reliable automatic weather stations on the Antarctic Continent in 1980. The initial units were equipped to measure wind speed, wind direction, air pressure, and air temperature. During the 1983-1984 field season in Antarctica, three units were installed that measured a vertical air temperature difference between the nominal heights of 0.5 m and 3.0 m and relative humidity at a nominal height of 3 m. The measurements of the vertical air temperature difference and the relative humidity are the minimum required to estimate the sensible and latent heat fluxes to the air, while not exceeding the available energy requirements for the weather stations. The estimates of the net annual sublimation and deposition on the Ross Ice Shelf amount to 20 to 80 percent of the annual accumulation. We conclude that the assumption that annual sublimation and deposition are zero is not valid under Antarctic conditions.

Stearns, Charles R.; Weidner, George A.

1993-01-01

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Dietary goals, sensible eating and nutrition in the future.  

PubMed

Compared with our ancestor's diet, that consumed by present-day Western populations is higher in intake of energy, of protein (especially animal protein) and of fat (especially animal fat), but lower in intake of fibre-containing cereal foods; this diet is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality from degenerative diseases. In the USA, the Dietary Goals report has recommended partial reversion to our ancestors' diet, including decreased intake of animal fat and protein, cholesterol, salt, sugar and alcohol--hopefully to reduce mortality from the six leading causes of death. 'Dietary goals', 'sensible eating' and the extreme 'longevity diet' are discussed. It is concluded that the general public will not voluntarily accept dietary changes of the magnitude required to promote a meaningful decrease in the burden of ill-health from degenerative diseases, because of: (i) conservativeness of dietary habits; and (ii) uncertainties about the extent of benefits likely to accrue. It is speculated, however, that in the distant future dietary changes of the type recommended will gradually but compulsorily be introduced, because of: (i) increases in population numbers; and (ii) the far greater economy of land usage linked with production of a near-vegetarian diet. PMID:7404120

Walker, A R

1980-01-26

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Regional differences in surface sensible and latent heat fluxes in China  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study documents the variability of surface sensible and latent heat fluxes in five regions of China (Northwest China, the Tibetan Plateau, Northeast China, North China, and Southeast China) using the ERA-40 reanalysis for the years 1960-2000. The surface sensible and latent heat flux variations are remarkably different in Northwest and Southeast China. The seasonal variation of the surface sensible heat fluxes is largest in Northwest China and smallest in Southeast China. In contrast, the seasonal variation in latent heat flux is largest in Southeast China and smallest in Northwest China. The interdecadal variation of surface sensible and surface latent heat fluxes strongly depends on both the region and season. The trends in surface sensible and latent heat fluxes in all four seasons are mainly caused by variations in both the land-air temperature difference and in the specific humidity. There is also a limited contribution of wind speed in some regions, depending on the season.

Zhou, Lian-Tong; Huang, Ronghui

2014-05-01

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VaR-based Risk Management: Sense and (Non-)Sensibility  

E-print Network

#12;Paul Embrechts (ETH Zurich) VaR-based Risk Management 2 / 31 #12;Jean Dieudonn´e Jane Austen al.) "`A bas VaR" · Jane Austen "Sense and Sensibility" The real title of my talk: VaR-based Risk Jane Austen (besides the play of words)? Reference: D.D. Skwire (1997). Actuarial issues in the novels

Embrechts, Paul

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Mean surface temperature prediction models for broiler chickens-a study of sensible heat flow.  

PubMed

Body surface temperature can be used to evaluate thermal equilibrium in animals. The bodies of broiler chickens, like those of all birds, are partially covered by feathers. Thus, the heat flow at the boundary layer between broilers' bodies and the environment differs between feathered and featherless areas. The aim of this investigation was to use linear regression models incorporating environmental parameters and age to predict the surface temperatures of the feathered and featherless areas of broiler chickens. The trial was conducted in a climate chamber, and 576 broilers were distributed in two groups. In the first trial, 288 broilers were monitored after exposure to comfortable or stressful conditions during a 6-week rearing period. Another 288 broilers were measured under the same conditions to test the predictive power of the models. Sensible heat flow was calculated, and for the regions covered by feathers, sensible heat flow was predicted based on the estimated surface temperatures. The surface temperatures of the feathered and featherless areas can be predicted based on air, black globe or operative temperatures. According to the sensible heat flow model, the broilers' ability to maintain thermal equilibrium by convection and radiation decreased during the rearing period. Sensible heat flow estimated based on estimated surface temperatures can be used to predict animal responses to comfortable and stressful conditions. PMID:23820939

Nascimento, Sheila Tavares; da Silva, Iran José Oliveira; Maia, Alex Sandro Campos; de Castro, Ariane Cristina; Vieira, Frederico Marcio Corrêa

2014-03-01

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Mean surface temperature prediction models for broiler chickens—a study of sensible heat flow  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Body surface temperature can be used to evaluate thermal equilibrium in animals. The bodies of broiler chickens, like those of all birds, are partially covered by feathers. Thus, the heat flow at the boundary layer between broilers' bodies and the environment differs between feathered and featherless areas. The aim of this investigation was to use linear regression models incorporating environmental parameters and age to predict the surface temperatures of the feathered and featherless areas of broiler chickens. The trial was conducted in a climate chamber, and 576 broilers were distributed in two groups. In the first trial, 288 broilers were monitored after exposure to comfortable or stressful conditions during a 6-week rearing period. Another 288 broilers were measured under the same conditions to test the predictive power of the models. Sensible heat flow was calculated, and for the regions covered by feathers, sensible heat flow was predicted based on the estimated surface temperatures. The surface temperatures of the feathered and featherless areas can be predicted based on air, black globe or operative temperatures. According to the sensible heat flow model, the broilers' ability to maintain thermal equilibrium by convection and radiation decreased during the rearing period. Sensible heat flow estimated based on estimated surface temperatures can be used to predict animal responses to comfortable and stressful conditions.

Nascimento, Sheila Tavares; da Silva, Iran José Oliveira; Maia, Alex Sandro Campos; de Castro, Ariane Cristina; Vieira, Frederico Marcio Corrêa

2014-03-01

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Carbon dioxide, water vapor and sensible heat fluxes over a tallgrass prairie  

Microsoft Academic Search

Fluxes of CO2, water vapor and sensible heat were measured in a grassland ecosystem near Manhattan, Kansas, employing the eddy correlation technique. The vegetation at this site is dominated by big bluestem ( Andropogon gerardii), switchgrass ( Panicum virgatum), and indiangrass ( Sorghastrum nutans). Diurnal patterns of the energy budget components and CO2 fluxes are evaluated on a few selected

Shashi B. Verma; Joon Kim; Robert J. Clement

1989-01-01

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Carbon dioxide, water vapor and sensible heat fluxes over a tallgrass prairie  

Microsoft Academic Search

Fluxes of CO2, water vapor and sensible heat were measured in a grassland ecosystem near Manhattan, Kansas, employing the eddy correlation technique. The vegetation at this site is dominated by big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), and indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans). Diurnal patterns of the energy budget components and CO2 fluxes are evaluated on a few selected days. Influence of

Shashi B. Verma; Joon Kim; Robert J. Clement

1989-01-01

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Estimation of catchment averaged sensible heat fluxes using a Large Aperture Scintillometer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Evapotranspiration rates at the catchment scale are very difficult to quantify. One possible manner to continuously observe this variable could be the estimation of sensible heat fluxes (H) across large distances (in the order of kilometers) using a Large Aperture Scintillometer (LAS), and inverting these observations into evapotranspiration rates, under the assumption that the LAS observations are representative for the

Bruno Samain; Bram Ferket; Willem Defloor; Valentijn R. N. Pauwels

2010-01-01

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Estimation of catchment averaged sensible heat fluxes using a large aperture scintillometer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Evapotranspiration rates at the catchment scale are very difficult to quantify. One possible manner to continuously observe this variable could be the estimation of sensible heat fluxes (H) across large distances (in the order of kilometers) using a large aperture scintillometer (LAS), and inverting these observations into evapotranspiration rates, under the assumption that the LAS observations are representative for the

Bruno Samain; Bram V. A. Ferket; Willem Defloor; Valentijn R. N. Pauwels

2011-01-01

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Eddy fluxes of CO2, water vapor, and sensible heat over a deciduous forest  

Microsoft Academic Search

Fluxes of CO2, latent heat and sensible heat were measured above a fully-leafed deciduous forest in eastern Tennessee with the eddy correlation technique. These are among the first reported observations over such a surface. The influences of solar radiation, vapor pressure deficit and the aerodynamic and canopy resistances on these mass and energy exchanges are examined. Following a concept introduced

Shashi B. Verma; Dennis D. Baldocchi; Dean E. Anderson; Detlef R. Matt; Robert J. Clement

1986-01-01

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A sensibility analysis of model selection in modeling the reactive transport of cesium in crushed granite  

Microsoft Academic Search

We performed a sensibility analysis of model selection in modeling the reactive transport of cesium in crushed granite through model calibration and validation. Based on some solid phase analysis data and kinetic batch experimental results, we hypothesized three two-site sorption models in the LEHGC reactive transport model to fit the breakthrough curves (BTCs) from the corresponding column experiments. The analysis

Hwai-Ping Cheng; Ming-Hsu Li; Samuel Li

2003-01-01

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Latent and Sensible Heat Flux Anomalies over the Northern Oceans: The Connection to Monthly Atmospheric Circulation  

Microsoft Academic Search

The influence of the atmospheric circulation on monthly anomalies of ocean surface latent and sensible heat fluxes is explored. The fluxes are estimated using bulk formulas applied to a set of about four decades of marine observations over 1946-1986. Monthly averaging over 5° `square' reduces errors contained in individual observations. The focus is on behavior of the flux anomalies over

Daniel R. Cayan

1992-01-01

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"Loss and Change": Radio and the Shock to Sensibility in American Life, 1919-1924.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Historians have traditionally seen the advent of radio in the United States as a signal in the early 1920s for a season of euphoria; what they have not seen is the sense of shock and loss the new technology brought. An analysis of newspaper and magazine coverage of the new medium documents the impact on American sensibilities of the new…

Covert, Catherine L.

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A Comparison Study of Sensible and Latent Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Concentrating Solar Power Applications  

Microsoft Academic Search

Thermal energy storage (TES) provides a key opportunity to reduce the cost of concentrating solar power generation. In this article transient heat transfer performance and operational characteristics of sensible TES systems (made of liquid solar salt) and latent TES systems (made of sodium nitrate undergoing liquid-solid phase change), all enclosed in vertical annuli, are numerically simulated. The results show that

Shimin Wang; Amir Faghri; Theodore L. Bergman

2012-01-01

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Impact of Dissociation and Sensible Heat Release on Pulse Detonation and Gas Turbine Engine Performance  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A thermodynamic cycle analysis of the effect of sensible heat release on the relative performance of pulse detonation and gas turbine engines is presented. Dissociation losses in the PDE (Pulse Detonation Engine) are found to cause a substantial decrease in engine performance parameters.

Povinelli, Louis A.

2001-01-01

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SEBAL-based sensible and latent heat fluxes in the irrigated Gediz Basin, Turkey  

Microsoft Academic Search

Surface Energy Balance Algorithm for Land (SEBAL) is a relatively new parameterization of surface heat fluxes based on spectral satellite measurements. SEBAL requires spatially distributed, visible, near-infrared and thermal infrared data, which can be taken from Landsat Thematic Mapper. The SEBAL parameterization is an iterative and feedback-based numerical procedure that deduces the radiation, heat and evaporation fluxes. The sensible and

W. G. M Bastiaanssen

2000-01-01

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Determination of Critical Micelar Concentration of Anionic Surfactants Using Surfactants Sensible Electrodes  

Microsoft Academic Search

A series of all-solid-state electrodes sensible to the ionic (anionic and cationic) surfactants were developed using silver pills coated with PVC membranes. We used cetyltrimethylammonium laurylsulfate and tricaprylmethylammonium laurylsulfate as sensing materials (active substance). The electrochemical properties of the electrodes were studied and the functions of the electrodes were tested. We selected the best membrane composition considering the best slope

C. Mihali; G. Oprea; E. Cical

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Sensible heat flux estimation by flux variance and half-order time derivative methods  

E-print Network

Sensible heat flux estimation by flux variance and half-order time derivative methods Karen H-order time derivative, over a wide range of atmospheric stability and surface roughness conditions. These two well for unstable atmospheric conditions. The half-order time derivative method was found

Katul, Gabriel

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Sensible Success  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Commercial remote sensing uses satellite imagery to provide valuable information about the planet's features. By capturing light reflected from the Earth's surface with cameras or sensor systems, usually mounted on an orbiting satellite, data is obtained for business enterprises with an interest in land feature distribution. Remote sensing is practical when applied to large-area coverage, such as agricultural monitoring, regional mapping, environmental assessment, and infrastructure planning. For example, cellular service providers use satellite imagery to select the most ideal location for a communication tower. Crowsey Incorporated has the ability to use remote sensing capabilities to conduct spatial geographic visualizations and other remote-sensing services. Presently, the company has found a demand for these services in the area of litigation support. By using spatial information and analyses, Crowsey helps litigators understand and visualize complex issues and then to communicate a clear argument, with complete indisputable evidence. Crowsey Incorporated is a proud partner in NASA's Mississippi Space Commerce Initiative, with research offices at the John C. Stennis Space Center.

2001-01-01

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Estimation of urban sensible heat flux using a dense wireless network of observations  

Microsoft Academic Search

The determination of the sensible heat flux over urban terrain is challenging due to irregular surface geometry and surface\\u000a types. To address this, in 2006–07, a major field campaign (LUCE) took place at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne\\u000a campus, a moderately occupied urban site. A distributed network of 92 wireless weather stations was combined with routine\\u000a atmospheric profiling, offering

Daniel F. Nadeau; W. Brutsaert; M. B. Parlange; E. Bou-Zeid; G. Barrenetxea; O. Couach; M.-O. Boldi; J. S. Selker; M. Vetterli

2009-01-01

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Cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility and postural balance in patients with nontraumatic chronic neck pain – a pilot study  

PubMed Central

Background Although cervical pain is widespread, most victims are only mildly and occasionally affected. A minority, however, suffer chronic pain and/or functional impairments. Although there is abundant literature regarding nontraumatic neck pain, little focuses on diagnostic criteria. During the last decade, research on neck pain has been designed to evaluate underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, without noteworthy success. Independent researchers have investigated postural balance and cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility among patients with chronic neck pain, and have (in most cases) concluded the source of the problem is a reduced ability in the neck's proprioceptive system. Here, we investigated cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility and postural balance among patients with nontraumatic chronic neck pain. Methods Ours was a two-group, observational pilot study of patients with complaints of continuous neck pain during the 3 months prior to recruitment. Thirteen patients with chronic neck pain of nontraumatic origin were recruited from an institutional outpatient clinic. Sixteen healthy persons were recruited as a control group. Cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility was assessed by exploring head repositioning accuracy and postural balance was measured with computerized static posturography. Results Parameters of cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility were not reduced. However, in one of six test movements (flexion), global repositioning errors were significantly larger in the experimental group than in the control group (p < .05). Measurements did not demonstrate any general impaired postural balance, and varied substantially among participants in both groups. Conclusion In patients with nontraumatic chronic neck pain, we found statistically significant global repositioning errors in only one of six test movements. In this cohort, we found no evidence of impaired postural balance. Head repositioning accuracy and computerized static posturography are imperfect measures of functional proprioceptive impairments. Validity of (and procedures for using) these instruments demand further investigation. Trial registration Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN96873990 PMID:19566929

Palmgren, Per J; Andreasson, Daniel; Eriksson, Magnus; Hägglund, Andreas

2009-01-01

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Latent and sensible heat fluxes overestimated and net heat flux underestimated in Lake Victoria  

E-print Network

Cozar et al. (2012) used remotely-sensed data to link phytoplankton growth to the net heat flux in both the northern and southern parts of Lake Victoria. However, the latent and sensible heat fluxes were overestimated by ~26% by assuming a constant air density of 1.3 kg m-3. As a result, the net heat flux was underestimated, bringing into question conclusions regarding the convective circulation.

Verburg, Piet

2014-01-01

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Determining the Effectiveness of Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a Nationally Available Nonprofit Weight Loss Program  

Microsoft Academic Search

Obesity is a major public health issue in the United States. Many commercial weight loss programs are available, but their costs prohibit some people from participating. This study evaluated the effectiveness of Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a low-cost, nonprofit weight loss program. Longitudinal mixed-effects repeated-measures modeling of the TOPS national database was used to model changes in weight for

Nia S. Mitchell; L. Miriam Dickinson; Allison Kempe; Adam G. Tsai

2011-01-01

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A formative evaluation of the American Diabetes Association's Choosing Health and Sensible Exercise childhood obesity intervention  

Microsoft Academic Search

Background. The increasing prevalence of overweight among youth in the United States, and the parallel rise in related medical comorbidities has led to a growing need for efficient weight-management interventions. Purpose. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the Choosing Health and Sensible Exercise (C.H.A.S.E.) childhood obesity prevention program on Body Mass Index (BMI), physical activity

Corinne Ulrich

2008-01-01

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Momentum and Sensible Heat Exchange in an Ice-Free Arctic Fjord  

Microsoft Academic Search

Momentum and sensible heat exchange are studied in an Arctic fjord system in Spitsbergen, Svalbard (Norway), based on tower\\u000a measurements taken in January–June 2008. Due to ice-free conditions, the surface layer was unstable for most of the time,\\u000a occasionally very unstable. The shape of the fjord and the surrounding topography have a large influence on the wind field.\\u000a Low frequency

Tiina Kilpeläinen; Anna Sjöblom

2010-01-01

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Nueva opción de tratamiento para mujeres jóvenes con cáncer de seno sensible a las hormonas  

Cancer.gov

Un fármaco usado para el tratamiento del cáncer de seno (mama), conocido como exemestano, es más eficaz que tamoxifeno, un fármaco preventivo de uso común para el cáncer de seno, en la prevención de la recidiva del cáncer de seno en mujeres jóvenes que también reciben tratamiento posoperativo para suprimir el funcionamiento ovárico. Los resultados de este estudio se presentaron en mujeres que tenían un tipo de cáncer de seno en estadio inicial sensible al tratamiento hormonal.

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Hearing as substitution for sensation: a new principle for artificial sensibility.  

PubMed

We describe a new principle for artificial sensibility of the hand based on sense substitution, using hearing as substitution for loss of sensation. The experiments were performed on 3 patients who had recently undergone isolated median nerve repair, 1 patient with replantation of an amputated forearm, 1 patient using a myoelectric prosthesis, and 4 patients using cosmetic prostheses. Small condenser microphones were mounted dorsally on the distal phalanges of multiple fingers of the nonsensate hands or prostheses. The friction sound, reflecting the vibrotactile stimuli generated by the moving touch of the objects, was picked up by the microphones and processed in a stereo amplifier that separated signals from individual fingers into different channels. The signals were transmitted to earphones, making possible a spatial resolution that enabled identification of each finger by the generated acoustic stimuli. Since the friction sound is characteristic of specific surfaces and textures, the corresponding acoustic stimuli made possible identification of different textures, such as glass, metal, wood, and paper, without using vision. We conclude that sense substitution using specifically processed acoustic stimuli as a substitute for sensation may represent a useful principle for generation of artificial sensibility in prostheses or hands lacking sensibility due to lesions in the peripheral or central nervous system or because of neurologic disease. PMID:10194002

Lundborg, G; Rosén, B; Lindberg, S

1999-03-01

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Sensible heat flux - Radiometric surface temperature relationship for eight semiarid areas  

SciTech Connect

Measurements of sensible heat flux, radiometric surface temperature, air temperature, and wind speed made at eight semiarid rangeland sites were used to investigate the sensible heat flux-aerodynamic resistance relationship. The individual sites covered a wide range of vegetation (0.1-4 m tall) and cover (3%-95% bare soil) conditions. Mean values of k/B, a quantity related to the resistance of heat versus momentum transfer at the surface, for the individual sites varied between 3.5 and 12.5. A preliminary test of the utility of an excess resistance based on the mean value of k/B showed that the difference between the mean estimated and measured sensible heat fluxes varied +/- 60 W/sq m for the eight semiarid sites. For the eight sites the values of k/B were plotted against the roughness Reynolds number. The plot showed considerable scatter with values ranging between and beyond the theoretical curves for bluff rough and permeable rough surfaces.

Stewart, J.B.; Kustas, W.P.; Humes, K.S.; Nichols, W.D.; Moran, M.S.; De Bruin, H.A.R. [Inst. of Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire (United Kingdom)] [Inst. of Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire (United Kingdom); [USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD (United States); [USGS Water Resources Division, Carson City, NV (United States); [USDA-ARS, Phoenix, AZ (United States); [Agricultural Univ., Wageningen (Netherlands)

1994-09-01

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A method for estimating regional surface sensible heating using shelter-level air temperature and upper-air data  

Microsoft Academic Search

A diagnostic technique is developed to evaluate the 12-h time-integrated sensible heat flux at the land surface. The scheme relies on the sensitivity of the planetary boundary layer (PBL) height to the time-integral of surface sensible heating. In our prior work, it has only been possible to evaluate the PBL height and surface heating at radiosonde locations. In this study,

John R. Mecikalski; George R. Diak; John M. Norman; Martha C. Anderson

1997-01-01

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Aircraft- and tower-based fluxes of carbon dioxide, latent, and sensible heat  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Fluxes of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and sensible heat obtained over a grassland ecosystem, during the First International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP) Field Experiment (FIFE), using an aircraft- and two tower-based systems are compared for several days in 1987 and in 1989. The tower-based cospectral estimates of CO2, sensible heat, water vapor, and momentum, expressed as a function of wavenumber K times sampling height z, are relatively similar to the aircraft-based estimates for K x z greater than 0.1. A measurable contribution to the fluxes is observed by tower-based systems at K x z less than 0.01 but not by the aircraft-based system operating at an altitude of approximately 100 m over a 15 x 15 km area. Using all available simultaneous aircraft and tower data, flux estimates by both systems were shown to be highly correlated. As expected from the spatial variations of the greenness index, surface extrapolation of airborne flux estimates tended to lie between those of the two tower sites. The average fluxes obtained, on July 11, 1987, and August 4, 1989, by flying a grid pattern over the FIFE site agreed with the two tower data sets for CO2, but sensible and latent heat were smaller than those obtained by the tower-based systems. However, in general, except for a small underestimation due to the long wavelength contributions and due to flux divergence with height, the differences between the aircraft- and tower-based surface estimates of fluxes appear to be mainly attributable to differences in footprint, that is, differences in the area contributing to the surface flux estimates.

Desjardins, R. L.; Hart, R. L.; Macpherson, J. I.; Schuepp, P. H.; Verma, S. B.

1992-01-01

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Carbon dioxide, water vapor and sensible heat fluxes over a tallgrass prairie  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Fluxes of CO2, water vapor and sensible heat were measured in a grassland ecosystem near Manhattan, Kansas, employing the eddy correlation technique. The vegetation at this site is dominated by big bluestem ( Andropogon gerardii), switchgrass ( Panicum virgatum), and indiangrass ( Sorghastrum nutans). Diurnal patterns of the energy budget components and CO2 fluxes are evaluated on a few selected days. Influence of high atmospheric evaporative demand and low availability of soil water are examined on (a) energy partitioning, and (b) the magnitudes and patterns of atmospheric carbon dioxide exchange.

Verma, Shashi B.; Kim, Joon; Clement, Robert J.

1989-01-01

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Development of Novice Teachers' Views of Students Ideas as Sensible and Productive  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Novice teachers in Seattle Pacific Universityâs (SPUâs) Learning Assistant (LA) Program shifted their views of student thinking over the course of two academic quarters. LAs originally valued student ideas as (1) a part of caring for students as whole people and (2) instrumental for diagnosing misunderstandings. As the second quarter of the course proceeded, LAs highlighted the intellectual value of student thinking, treating student ideas as sensible and productive. This paper proposes plausible mechanisms that foster this expanded view. In particular, we suggest that articulating teaching values that prioritize student reasoning, searching for "kernels of correctness" in student thinking, and negotiating curricular knowledge promote this particular attention towards student ideas.

Lovegren, Clarissa E.; Robertson, Amy D.

2014-02-01

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Sensible heat flux at the spray-laden air-sea interface  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Air-sea exchange processes are typically parameterized in large-scale numerical models owing to the prohibitively large length and time scales involved. For example, intensity predictions of tropical cyclones rely heavily on accurate knowledge of the fluxes of momentum, heat, and moisture from the ocean surface, but these quantities must be computed using bulk flux coefficients since small-scale exchange processes cannot be fully resolved. As a result, these exchange coefficients attempt to represent a large number of physical processes, whose individual roles are difficult to distinguish. One such near-surface process is the formation and transport of sea spray, which has been identified as a possible source of flux modification. In this study, we investigate the role of spray in the turbulent transfer of sensible heat at the air-sea interface using direct numerical simulation (DNS) and a Lagrangian point-particle tracking technique. This is a follow-up to our previous work where the influence of spray on the transfer of momentum was examined. Our idealized simulations suggest that sea spray has the ability to greatly enhance the transfer of sensible heat at the ocean surface, in agreement with existing sea spray models. The physical explanation of this behavior and a discussion of its apparent contradiction with observational studies will be included. Simulation snapshot showing particle-turbulence interaction

Richter, D. H.; Sullivan, P.

2013-12-01

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Simulation of Atmospheric Dispersion of a Radioactive Plume Including Sensible Heat  

SciTech Connect

A postulated fire scenario in a Savannah River Site (SRS) laboratory facility could result in release of radioactive materials to the environment.The Technology Center is located in the general proximity of the site boundary.The relatively short distance to potential off- site receptors makes it important to consider the effects of plume rise and the effects of the sensible heat of the escaping combustion products. The potential consequences from the airborne release are calculated with the MACCS, Version 1.5.11.1, computer code. Calculation of atmospheric dispersion without consideration of plume rise results in a monotonically decreasing dose response. When the plume rise is modeled in the dose calculation, the results show that the cloud touchdown point and the location of highest off-site dose do not follow a monotonically decreasing pattern.

Hope, E.P., Ades, M.J.

1997-12-31

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Sensible and Latent Heat Exchange at the Soil Surface Beneath a Maize Canopy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Soil heat and vapor exchange at the soil surface beneath a plant canopy was measured using heat and vapor source plates. Data from field and laboratory experiments were used to derive equations predicting interfacial heat and vapor transfer coefficients for inclusion in an existing, comprehensive soil-plant-atmosphere model, Cupid. Heat and vapor source plates constructed of anodized aluminum (305 by 864 mm by 13 mm thick) were installed level with the soil surface within a maize (Zea mays, L.) field to provide an area of known and controllable temperature and/or vapor pressure and sensible and/or latent heat flux. Sensible heat flux density was determined from an energy budget analysis while evaporation from wetted felt fabric on one plate's surface was used to determine the latent heat flux density. Flux measurements were combined with measured temperature and vapor pressure differences to determine the interfacial transfer coefficients. Field measurements were made during all stages of canopy development and were supplemented by extensive measurements of the local microclimate. Controlled forced convection experiments were also conducted in a wind tunnel using three levels of turbulence intensity and two arrays of aluminum roughness elements to assess the effects of turbulence and surface roughness on heat and mass transfer. Measured interfacial transfer coefficients during the field experiments ranged from 2 to 30 mm s ^{-1} over wind speeds of 5 to 280 cm s^{-1} measured 3 cm above the plate surface. Equations based on dimensionless parameters were developed and fit to the wind tunnel data, compared with the field data, and incorporated into the computer model. The new transfer coefficient relationships had less scatter and were more closely correlated to within -canopy wind speed than the previous formulations. Predictions of canopy microclimate characteristics were significantly improved as compared to those predictions obtained using transfer coefficients calculated by dividing a near-surface eddy diffusivity by the thickness of the air layer nearest the soil surface.

Sauer, Thomas John

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Role of Sensible and Latent Heat Fluxes from the Ocean in the Genesis of Tropical Cyclone Nargis (2008)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On May 2, 2008, Tropical Cyclone Nargis killed over 130,000 people in southern Myanmar making it the 8th deadliest cyclone of all time. A better understanding of the mechanisms in the early stages of development of tropical cyclones, such as the role of latent and sensible heat fluxes from the ocean, could help forecast modelers better understand the physics of the cyclogenesis, improve the model forecasts and ultimately gain a greater lead time in detecting and predicting cyclones. We conducted two experiments using the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model version 3.3.1 to determine the impact of surface fluxes on the genesis of Cyclone Nargis during a 60-hour forecast. The two experiments included: a control run (CNTRL), where the model forecast had full physics, including sensible and latent heat fluxes from the surface, and a no flux run (NOFLX), which turned off both surface sensible heat and latent heat fluxes. The CNTRL produced a strong cyclone, with a maximum wind of 65 knots (33.4 m/s) and a minimum pressure of 955 hPa. The NOFLX produced a weak cyclone with a maximum wind of 25 knots (12.9 m/s) and a minimum pressure of 1002 hPa. Thus major factors in the genesis of Cyclone Nargis were the surface latent and sensible heat fluxes over the ocean, where the sea-surface temperature was above normal.

Almanza, V. D.; Anthes, R. A.; Chen, S.; Kuo, Y.; Wang, C.; Schreiner, W. S.; Hunt, D.

2012-12-01

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Parties as reflectors of the feminine sensibility: Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway counters James's the wings of the dove  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article examines the ways in which parties conceived by women writers elucidate the feminine sensibility and feminine concerns with communication. Communication occurs through the preparation of a context—the making of the party from the planning stage, through the purchasing and preparation of food, to its opening in an artfully ordered drawing?room. It occurs through attention to relationships between partygoers

Carol Simpson Stern

1983-01-01

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Transient analysis for designing and predicting operational performance of a high temperature sensible thermal energy storage system  

Microsoft Academic Search

A practical method for calculation and design of a high temperature sensible thermal energy storage device is presented. This method enables evaluation of the performance of the storage device in transient conditions. A tubular configuration of the storage construction was selected. The method is based on a steady state model, useful for system simulation and preliminary design of performance parameters,

D SRAGOVICH

1989-01-01

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Persistent unstable atmospheric boundary layer enhances sensible and latent heat loss in a tropical great lake: Lake Tanganyika  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Energy fluxes across the surface of lakes regulate heat storage and affect the water balance. Sensible and latent heat fluxes are affected by atmospheric stability, especially for large lakes. We examined the effect of atmospheric stability on the heat fluxes on seasonal time scales at Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, by estimating hourly sensible and latent heat fluxes and net radiation using thermistor chains and meteorological stations. The atmosphere was almost always unstable, in contrast to the atmosphere above North American Great Lakes which is unstable in winter and stable in summer. Persistent atmospheric instability resulted in a 13% and 18% increase in the annual mean heat loss by latent and sensible heat fluxes, respectively, relative to conditions of neutral stability. The persistent unstable atmosphere is caused by a higher water surface temperature compared with air temperature, which we argue is the case in general in (sub)tropical lakes. Low humidity further enhanced the frequency of unstable conditions and enhanced the exchange of heat and vapor from the lake to the atmosphere. The estimated heat fluxes were sensitive to the temporal scale of data inputs and to the local values of parameters such as air density. To our knowledge this is the first paper that demonstrates and quantifies the effect of atmospheric stability on latent and sensible heat fluxes from a lake on an annual basis, using data collected from the lake surface.

Verburg, Piet; Antenucci, Jason P.

2010-06-01

67

The Views of the Classroom Teacher Candidates Related to the Environmental Science Course and the Environmental Sensibility  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This research has been performed to determine the effects of the "Environmental Science Course" within the curriculum of Classroom Teacher Program in Education Faculty on the environmental sensibilities of the students, and the ideas of the students related to the effectiveness of their environmental education. The research has been performed on…

Yenice, Nilgun; Saracaloglu, A. Seda; Karacaoglu, O. Cem

2008-01-01

68

Air-sea exchange of water vapor and sensible heat: The Humidity Exchange Over the Sea (HEXOS) results  

Microsoft Academic Search

Surface layer fluxes of sensible heat and water vapor were measured from a fixed-platform in the North Sea during the Humidity Exchange over the Sea (HEXOS) Main Experiment (HEXMAX). Eddy wind stress and other relevant atmospheric and oceanic parameters were measured simultaneously and are used to interpret the heat and water vapor flux results. One of the main goals of

J. DeCosmo; K. B. Katsaros; S. D. Smith; R. J. Anderson; W. A. Oost; K. Bumke; H. Chadwick

1996-01-01

69

Wasted Potential: The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Supporting Safe, Sensible and Social Drinking among Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Setting: The United Kingdom (UK) government has acknowledged that there is a problem with excess alcohol consumption, in particular amongst young people. Higher education is an important health promotion setting in which to explore not only how sensible drinking patterns can be facilitated and embedded in students' current lifestyles but also…

Orme, Judy; Coghill, Nikki

2014-01-01

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Effects of cold fronts on MODIS-derived sensible and latent heat fluxes in Itumbiara reservoir (Central Brazil)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this work we investigate the cold front passage effects on sensible and latent heat flux in a tropical hydroelectric reservoir. The study area, Itumbiara reservoir (Goiás State/Brazil) at the beginning of the austral winter, is characterized by the presence of a weak thermal stratification and the passage of several cold fronts from higher latitudes of South America. Sensible and latent heat fluxes were estimated considering the atmospheric boundary layer stability. In situ and MODIS water surface temperature data were used to adjust the coefficients for momentum and heat exchanges between water and atmosphere and spatialize the sensible and latent heat fluxes. The results showed that during a cold front event the sensible heat flux can be up to five times greater than the flux observed before. The latent heat flux tends to decrease during the cold front but increase again after the passage. The highest values of heat loss were observed at littoral zone and some Reservoir's embayment. The heat loss intensification can be separated in two moments: first, during the cold front passage, when the wind speed increases and the air temperature decreases; second, after the cold front passage, with air humidity decreasing. This can be considered a key process to understanding the heat loss in the Itumbiara reservoir.

Curtarelli, Marcelo; Alcântara, Enner; Rennó, Camilo; Stech, José

2013-11-01

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How universal is the C function in the bulk atmospheric boundary layer similarity approach for estimating surface sensible heat flux?  

Microsoft Academic Search

The C function which appears in the formulation for the bulk atmospheric boundary layer similarity (BAS) approach estimating sensible heat flux (H) at the surface under unstable stability conditions was examined to investigate its universality and whether or not it is a function of atmospheric stability alone, using data sets obtained from five large-scale experiments that took place in diverse

Michiaki Sugita; Hidekazu Kato; Ayumi Kotani; Motomu Toda

2009-01-01

72

The concrete columns as a sensible thermal energy storage medium and a heater  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study investigated storage possibility of sensible thermal energy in the concrete columns of multi-storey buildings and the heating performance of the indoors with the stored energy. In the suggested system, the dry air heated in an energy center will be circulated in stainless steel pipes through columns. The sensible thermal energy would firstly be stored by means of forced convection in column medium. Then, the stored thermal energy will transfer by natural convection and radiation from the column surfaces to indoor spaces. The transient thermal calculations are realized for a flat of the 11-storey building in Kayseri city of Turkey. The thermal energy requirement of the flat is nearby 5.3 kW as an average of a winter season. The simplified transient calculations were carried out over a concrete hollow cylindrical column having outer radius of 0.31 m and inner radius of 0.05 m corresponding an averaged column section in the sample flat. The flow temperature was selected between T = 350 and 500 K, which are considerably lower than the temperature of 573 K assumed as a limit for thermal strength of the concrete in the literature. The flow velocity ranges were selected between V = 1.0 and 5.0 m/s. The initial temperature was assumed as 293 K. After the first energy charging process of 23 h, for T = 350 K and V = 1.0 m/s, the total heat flux from the column surfaces into indoors are nearby 5.5 kW. The first charging time required to reach the energy requirement of 5.3 kW is decreased by increasing the flow velocity and temperature. Also for 5.0 m/s-350 K and 5.0 m/s-450 K, this time can decrease to 10 and 4.5 h, respectively. In addition, with 4.0 m/s-360 K or 2.0 m/s-400 K, after the energy charging of 8 h, the energy requirement of 5.3 kW can be provided by the energy discharging of 16 h and the energy charging of 8 h during 7 days. The results are very attractive in terms of the building heating systems of the future.

Ünalan, Sebahattin; Özrahat, Evrim

2014-08-01

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Analysis of urban heat-island effect using ASTER and ETM+ Data: Separation of anthropogenic heat discharge and natural heat radiation from sensible heat flux  

Microsoft Academic Search

The urban heat-island effect occurs as a result of increased sensible heat flux from the land surface to the atmosphere near cities. Sensible heat flux consists of two components: exhausted anthropogenic heat, and heat radiation due to solar input. The latter may be enhanced by changes in the usage of artificial land surface. The authors have developed a new method

Soushi Kato; Yasushi Yamaguchi

2005-01-01

74

From Sensibility to Pathology: The Origins of the Idea of Nervous Music around 1800  

PubMed Central

Healing powers have been ascribed to music at least since David’s lyre, but a systematic discourse of pathological music emerged only at the end of the eighteenth century. At that time, concerns about the moral threat posed by music were partly replaced by the idea that it could over-stimulate a vulnerable nervous system, leading to illness, immorality, and even death. During the Enlightenment, the relationship between the nerves and music was more often put in terms of refinement and sensibility than pathology. However, around 1800, this view was challenged by a medical critique of modern culture based on a model of the etiology of disease that saw stimulation as the principal cause of sickness. Music’s belated incorporation into that critique was made possible by a move away from regarding music as an expression of cosmic and social order toward thinking of it as quasi-electrical stimulation, something that was intensified by the political and cultural changes unleashed by the French Revolution. For the next hundred and fifty years, nervousness caused by musical stimulation was often regarded as a fully fledged Zivilisationskrankheit, widely discussed in psychiatry, music criticism, and literature. PMID:20219729

KENNAWAY, JAMES

2014-01-01

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Vertically integrated sensible-heat budgets for stable nocturnal boundary layers  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The stable nocturnal boundary layer is commonly viewed or modelled as a balance between the temperature tendency (cooling) and vertical heat-flux divergence. Sometimes the radiative-flux divergence is also included. This perspective has dictated the design of field experiments for investigating stable nocturnal boundary layers.Tower-based micrometeorological data from three field campaigns are analysed to evaluate the vertically integrated sensible-heat budget for nocturnal stable conditions. Our analysis indicates frequent occurrence of large imbalance between the temperature tendency and vertical heat-flux divergence terms. The values of the radiative-flux divergence are generally too small and sometimes of the wrong sign to explain the residual. An analysis of random flux errors and uncertainties in the tendency term indicate that such errors cannot explain large imbalances, suggesting the importance of advection of temperature or possibly the divergence of mesoscale fluxes. The implied role of advection is consistent with circumstantial evidence. Even weak surface heterogeneity can create significant horizontal gradients in stable boundary layers. However, it is shown that existing field data and observational strategy do not allow adequate evaluation of advection and mesoscale flux divergence terms.

Nakamura, Reina; Mahrt, L.

2006-01-01

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Assessing Inter-Sensor Variability and Sensible Heat Flux Derivation Accuracy for a Large Aperture Scintillometer  

PubMed Central

The accuracy in determining sensible heat flux (H) of three Kipp and Zonen large aperture scintillometers (LAS) was evaluated with reference to an eddy covariance (EC) system over relatively flat and uniform grassland near Timpas (CO, USA). Other tests have revealed inherent variability between Kipp and Zonen LAS units and bias to overestimate H. Average H fluxes were compared between LAS units and between LAS and EC. Despite good correlation, inter-LAS biases in H were found between 6% and 13% in terms of the linear regression slope. Physical misalignment was observed to result in increased scatter and bias between H solutions of a well-aligned and poorly-aligned LAS unit. Comparison of LAS and EC H showed little bias for one LAS unit, while the other two units overestimated EC H by more than 10%. A detector alignment issue may have caused the inter-LAS variability, supported by the observation in this study of differing power requirements between LAS units. It is possible that the LAS physical misalignment may have caused edge-of-beam signal noise as well as vulnerability to signal noise from wind-induced vibrations, both having an impact on the solution of H. In addition, there were some uncertainties in the solutions of H from the LAS and EC instruments, including lack of energy balance closure with the EC unit. However, the results obtained do not show clear evidence of inherent bias for the Kipp and Zonen LAS to overestimate H as found in other studies. PMID:24473285

Rambikur, Evan H.; Chavez, Jose L.

2014-01-01

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Numerical evaluation of subsurface soil water evaporation derived from sensible heat balance  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A recently introduced measurement approach allows in situ determination of subsurface soil water evaporation by means of heat-pulse probes (HPP). The latent heat component of subsurface evaporation is estimated from the residual of the sensible heat balance. This heat balance method requires measurement of vertical soil temperature and estimates of thermal properties for soil water evaporation determination. Our objective was to employ numerically simulated thermal and hydraulic processes using constant or diurnally cycled surface boundary conditions to evaluate and understand this technique. Three observation grid spacings, namely, 6 mm (tri-needle HPP), 3 mm (penta-needle HPP) and 1 mm, along with three soil textures (sand, silt, and silty clay) were used to test the heat balance method. The comparison of heat balance-based evaporation rate estimates with an independent soil profile water balance revealed substantial errors when thermal conductivity ? was averaged spatially across the evaporation front. Since the conduction component of heat flux is the dominant process at the evaporation front, the estimation of evaporation rate was significantly improved using depth-dependent ? instead of a space-averaged ?. A near-surface "undetectable zone" exists, where the heat balance calculation is irreconcilable, resulting in underestimation of total subsurface evaporation. The method performs better for medium- and coarse-textured soils than for fine-textured soils, where portions of the drying front may be maintained longer within the undetectable zone. Using smaller temperature sensor spacing near the soil surface minimized underestimation from the undetectable zone and improved accuracy of total subsurface evaporation rate estimates.

Sakai, Masaru; Jones, Scott B.; Tuller, Markus

2011-02-01

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Sense and Sensibility: The Case for the Nationwide Inclusion of Engineering in the K-12 Curriculum  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The competitive status of the United States is inextricably linked to innovation just as innovation is inseparable from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. To stay competitive in innovation requires that the United States produce a 21st century workforce complete with requisite education, training, skills, and motivation. If we accept a priori that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education are crucial to competitiveness and innovation and that, in terms of innovation, mathematics, science, and engineering are interdependent, why are mathematics and science uniformly ubiquitous in the K-12 curriculum while engineering is conspicuously absent? We are passionate in our belief that the uniform addition of engineering to the K-12 curriculum will help ensure that the nation has "the right" 21st Century workforce. Furthermore, we believe that a nationwide effort, led by a coalition of engineering academics, practitioners, and societies is required to turn this goal into reality. However, accomplishing this goal necessitates, as we are reminded by the title of Jane Austen's timeless novel, "Sense and Sensibility", a workable solution that seeks the "middle ground" between passion and reason. We begin our paper by making two essential points: Engineers are not scientists. Engineering exists separate from science, has its own specialized knowledge community apart from science, and it is largely responsible for many of the most significant advancements and improvements in the quality of our life. Our workable solution requires that K-12 education, nationwide, accommodate the inclusion of engineering as a stand alone curriculum and we offer three reasons to support our position: (1) workforce development, (2) stimulating interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) courses and careers, and (3) creating a technologically literate society. We conclude with some thoughts on how this important goal can be accomplished.

Lindberg, Robert E.; Pinelli, Thomas E.; Batterson, James G.

2008-01-01

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Analysis of the limits of the C T 2-profile method for sensible heat flux measurements in unstable conditions  

Microsoft Academic Search

We present a test of the CT2-profile method described by Hill et al. [J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 9 (5) (1992) 526] to estimate the surface sensible heat flux over an homogeneous surface. A comparison with traditional eddy correlation measurements performed over a pasture (during the SALSA-Mexico experiment) using three identical large aperture scintillometers (LASs) along a 330m propagation path and

J.-P. Lagouarde; A. Chehbouni; J.-M. Bonnefond; J.-C. Rodriguez; Y. H. Kerr; C. Watts; M. Irvine

2000-01-01

80

Cocco's musical intervention in the US base problems: traversing a realm of everyday cultural sensibilities in Okinawa  

Microsoft Academic Search

This essay intervenes in the political contradiction between the pro-base and anti-base positions in Okinawa while at the same time seeking to provide an alternative to the binary at the level of everyday cultural sensibilities. I will accomplish this task by exploring the activities of charismatic Okinawan musician-artist-activist Cocco. More specifically, locating Cocco's music within – and also outside –

Masamichi S. Inoue

2011-01-01

81

Impact of leaf physiological characteristics on seasonal variation in CO 2, latent and sensible heat exchanges over a tree plantation  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigated the impact of leaf physiological characteristics on CO2, sensible heat, and latent heat exchanges over a plant community.Measurements were carried out over plantation trees using an eddy correlation system, under well-watered soil conditions for several days spanning the year, and under soil drought conditions during autumn only. The following leaf physiological characteristics were investigated: the maximum rate

Katsunori Tanaka; Yoshiko Kosugi; Akihiro Nakamura

2002-01-01

82

Limits of deterministic predictability in limited area models due to sensible dependence on initial conditions  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In the late 50ies and the 60ies the limit of predictability of weather has been shown to be 5 to 14 days by theoretical and numerical studies as consequence of sensible dependence on initial conditions. The simulation of an ensemble is the standard approach to address this uncertainty. Climatological means over time scales of 30 years are regarded as 'certain' under constant climate forcing conditions. A systematic analysis of predictability limits on different space and time scales in the earth system is still missing. It is relevant in particular for time scales between the time scales of weather and climate and helps avoiding misinterpretation of the results and/or to find an optimal configuration for the ensemble. In terms of statistics, the predictability of weather can be associated with the predictability of 6h and 100 km mean values. In mid latitudes it reaches a saturation value at the time scale of baroclinic instability Ti of 3-5 days. In the case of a purely stochastic process, this uncertainty is decreasing with N- where N is the number of instability time periods. One of the open questions is, which field variables exhibit a purely stochastic behavior and where. The application of Earth System Models is computationally demanding. Chaotic behavior may occur in some regions at certain conditions affecting the analysis. A huge number of degrees of freedom makes very long simulation times necessary. The application of limited area modeling opens the opportunity to analyse the behavior in different regions independently und thus to investigate the stochastic properties in different climates. Three different regions Europe, Africa and Central America have been simulated twice (reference and disturbance run) at standard grid resolution of 18 to 25 km using the community model COSMO-CLM. In Europe a purely stochastic behavior was found for the momentum, pressure and precipitation. A strong memory effect was found for soil moisture and temperature and a weak memory effect for the atmospheric temperature. The analysis of the simulation for Africa and Meso-America is ongoing. Predictability limits for different thresholds and variables can be calculated in terms of the ensemble size needed to keep the uncertainty below the threshold. Such maps will be presented and the differences between the variables and regions will be discussed.

Will, Andreas

2014-05-01

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Turbulent Fluxes of Sensible Heat Measured by Research UAV 'M2AV Carolo'  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Research aircraft equipped for turbulence measurements in the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) are suitable platforms to measure area-representative mean values and statistical moments of second order - like variance, spectral distribution and turbulent fluxes - in situ i.e. without the use of any theoretical assumptions. Since manned research aircraft are expensive the use of small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or mini aerial vehicles (MAV) is attractive. Such research UAV are able to measure vertical profiles of the lower troposphere, for instance. The next, more challenging league is the measurement of the turbulent fluctuations of the wind vector and simultaneously at least one scalar quantity in order to calculate turbulent fluxes using eddy covariance. To do this, fast and accurate sensors are required, with small weight, small dimensions and small power consumption, in order to be operated on a small research UAV. Beside absolute and relative measurement accuracy, the response time of the sensors has to be short (in the order of several 10 Hz) to resolve turbulent eddies also in stable stratification (i.e. sub-metre range). Since light, small and fast sensors for air humidity and trace gases are not available currently, the first step is to measure the vertical flux of sensible heat H. Beside a slow (about 1 Hz) water vapour sensor, the automatically operating meteorological mini aerial vehicles (M2AV) are equipped with two temperature sensors and a wind measurement unit. One of the temperature sensors is slow but offers a high absolute accuracy, while the fast sensor (up to 100 Hz) has a high relative accuracy but is unstable in time. The two signals are blended using a complementary filter. The wind vector can be calculated using the inertial velocity (aircraft speed relative to the earth) and the true airspeed (aircraft speed relative to the airflow). The true airspeed of M2AV is computed from five-hole-probe pressure measurements whereas the aircraft inertial velocity, position, and attitude is calculated by combining data from a global positioning system (GPS) and an inertial navigation system (INS). Both the temperature and the wind units were calibrated in several wind tunnels and in-flight, using specially designed flight patterns, also in comparison with a 99-m tower of the German Meteorological Service (DWD). Measured time series are analysed in several ways. Fourier-based power spectra allow the identification of any harmonic distortion of the signal. Any deviation from Kolmogorov's law - to identify how far the inertia subrange of turbulence was resolved - is better identified using structure functions. The presentation will also show first results, in terms of turbulent heat fluxes, from LITFASS-2009 campaign.

Martin, S.; Bange, J.

2009-09-01

84

Advances in estimating the climate sensibility of a large lake using scenario simulations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The vertical mixing behaviour of large deep lakes as e.g. Lake Constance is reflecting the long-term meteorological conditions and therefore is likely to be sensible to climate change. Today, Lake Constance does not mix completely every year, but only once in 2-3 years, which leads to the typical saw-tooth pattern in the deep water temperature. Whether complete mixing does occur is not only depending on the meteorological conditions in the respective winter period, but also on the thermal conditions in the lake and hence on the meteorological conditions in the preceding years. The lake's response to climate change thus depends on the temperature increase itself as well as on its gradient and on the inter-annual variability of the meteorological variables. Last year we showed first steps towards a model system to evaluate possible effects of climate change on Lake Constance: The Vector-Autoregressive Weathergenerator VG produces time series of meteorological data, which are used as boundary conditions for the 3D hydrodynamic lake model ELCOM (Centre of Water Research, University of Western Australia). As VG gives the opportunity to change mean and variability of selected variables, "What if?" - scenarios for process understanding can be performed. The time scales of variability turned out to be a critical point in the artificial time series for modelling the hydrodynamics of Lake Constance, as the big water body integrates over time and thus the hydrodynamics overlook the variability of air temperature on short time scales. Therefore, VG was developed further, especially with respect to the time scales of variability. While for heat input, the time scale of several days to weeks seems to be more important, wind and, when biology is modelled, short-wave radiation should be given at a sub-daily timestep. Besides producing user-defined scenario time-series, VG can also be used to stochastical downscale output of global climate model IPCC scenarios for lake modelling. The poster " Simulating the effect of meteorological variability on a lake ecosystem" by Marieke Anna Frassl in this session "Lakes and Inland Seas" shows lake model runs focusing on water quality and ecosystem behavior under different climate change scenarios. For further information on VG see "Stochastic Downscaling for Hydrodynamic and Ecological Modeling of Lakes" by Dirk Schlabing in Session "Hydroclimatic stochastics" (HS7.5 / NP8.3).

Eder, M. M.; Schlabing, D.; Frassl, M. A.; Rinke, K.; Bárdossy, A.

2012-04-01

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Reconciling Latent and Sensible Energy Fluxes with Footprints in a Heterogeneous Landscape at an Urban-suburban Tower near Baltimore, Maryland  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Measurements of eddy-fluxes in an urban-suburban landscape may create technical difficulties as latent and sensible energy fluxes in the tower’s footprint are non-uniform. In an earlier study, we have found that the average vegetation cover surrounding the Cub Hill tower was 64 %; ranging from 46 to 77 % among 8 wind directions. We measured latent and sensible energy fluxes using a closed-path eddy-covariance system in the Cub Hill tower near Baltimore, Maryland. Half-hourly values of latent and sensible energy fluxes were stratified according to 24 15-degree bins of wind direction in each of the 16-day compositing periods for Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) during 3 years of study (2004 to 2006). We used the daytime latent and sensible energy fluxes in the multivariate regression analyses to model fluxes of water vapor or evapotranspiration (ET) and sensible heat (H) as functions of micrometeorological variables (net radiation, temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, and soil moisture), NDVI, and land cover. Empirical models are developed at 16-day intervals for each of the 24 bins of wind direction to establish the relationships between energy fluxes (i.e., latent and sensible) and footprints (i.e., micrometeorology, NDVI, and land cover) around the Cub Hill tower.

Saliendra, N. Z.; Hom, J. L.; Pouyat, R. V.; Nowak, D.; Heisler, G. M.; Petterson, M.; Yesilonis, I.; Crawford, B.; Grimmond, S.

2009-12-01

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Some safe and sensible shortcuts for efficiently upscaled updates of existing elevation models.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Danish national elevation model, DK-DEM, was introduced in 2009 and is based on LiDAR data collected in the time frame 2005-2007. Hence, DK-DEM is aging, and it is time to consider how to integrate new data with the current model in a way that improves the representation of new landscape features, while still preserving the overall (very high) quality of the model. In LiDAR terms, 2005 is equivalent to some time between the palaeolithic and the neolithic. So evidently, when (and if) an update project is launched, we may expect some notable improvements due to the technical and scientific developments from the last half decade. To estimate the magnitude of these potential improvements, and to devise efficient and effective ways of integrating the new and old data, we currently carry out a number of case studies based on comparisons between the current terrain model (with a ground sample distance, GSD, of 1.6 m), and a number of new high resolution point clouds (10-70 points/m2). Not knowing anything about the terms of a potential update project, we consider multiple scenarios ranging from business as usual: A new model with the same GSD, but improved precision, to aggressive upscaling: A new model with 4 times better GSD, i.e. a 16-fold increase in the amount of data. Especially in the latter case speeding up the gridding process is important. Luckily recent results from one of our case studies reveal that for very high resolution data in smooth terrain (which is the common case in Denmark), using local mean (LM) as grid value estimator is only negligibly worse than using the theoretically "best" estimator, i.e. ordinary kriging (OK) with rigorous modelling of the semivariogram. The bias in a leave one out cross validation differs on the micrometer level, while the RMSE differs on the 0.1 mm level. This is fortunate, since a LM estimator can be implemented in plain stream mode, letting the points from the unstructured point cloud (i.e. no TIN generation) stream through the processor, individually contributing to the nearest grid posts in a memory mapped grid file. Algorithmically this is very efficient, but it would be even more efficient if we did not have to handle so much data. Another of our recent case studies focuses on this. The basic idea is to ignore data that does not tell us anything new. We do this by looking at anomalies between the current height model and the new point cloud, then computing a correction grid for the current model. Points with insignificant anomalies are simply removed from the point cloud, and the correction grid is computed using the remaining point anomalies only. Hence, we only compute updates in areas of significant change, speeding up the process, and giving us new insight of the precision of the current model which in turn results in improved metadata for both the current and the new model. Currently we focus on simple approaches for creating a smooth update process for integration of heterogeneous data sets. On the other hand, as years go by and multiple generations of data become available, more advanced approaches will probably become necessary (e.g. a multi campaign bundle adjustment, improving the oldest data using cross-over adjustment with newer campaigns). But to prepare for such approaches, it is important already now to organize and evaluate the ancillary (GPS, INS) and engineering level data for the current data sets. This is essential if future generations of DEM users should be able to benefit from future conceptions of "some safe and sensible shortcuts for efficiently upscaled updates of existing elevation models".

Knudsen, Thomas; Aasbjerg Nielsen, Allan

2013-04-01

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Airborne flux measurements of CO{sub 2}, sensible, and latent heat over the Hudson Bay lowland  

SciTech Connect

This article describes the results of aerial surveys conducted in 1990 over the Hudson Bay Lowland as part of the Northern Wetlands Study by the National Research Council of Ottawa, Canada. Two aerial runs of approximately 100 kilometers in length were completed from James Bay to the Kinosheo Lake area. Atmospheric research aircraft was used to measure the spatial and temporal variations in carbon dioxide, water, and sensible heat fluxes over the wetlands areas. The data collected as part of this study and interpretation of the results are presented in this paper. 27 refs., 10 figs., 4 tabs.

Desjardins, R.L.; Hayhoe, H.N. [Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research, Ottawa (Canada)] [Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research, Ottawa (Canada); MacPherson, J.I. [Institute for Aerospace Research, Ottawa (Canada)] [Institute for Aerospace Research, Ottawa (Canada); Schuepp, P.H. [McGill Univ., Quebec (Canada)] [McGill Univ., Quebec (Canada)

1994-01-20

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Comparing the Alteration of Nasal Tip Sensibility and Sensory Recovery Time following Open Rhinoplasty with and without Soft Tissue Removal  

PubMed Central

In this study we evaluated sensory alteration in nasal tip and adjacent upper columella (territory of external nasal nerve) after open rhinoplasty. Two groups were randomly selected, each containing 25 patients with thick nasal skin; sensory testing was done preoperatively in all patients; in group one, subdermal soft tissue in tip and supratip areas was removed but in group two no soft tissue removal was done; we compared sensory pressure threshold values 3 weeks and 6 months postoperatively. Results showed no statistical difference between the two groups in nasal skin sensibility at these times; also this study showed that 6 months after rhinoplasty normal sensation of nasal skin will be achieved. PMID:23227325

Bakhshaeekia, Alireza; Ghiasi-hafezi, Sina

2012-01-01

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Nerve conduction, tactile sensibility, and the electromyogram after suture or compression of peripheral nerve: a longitudinal study in man.  

PubMed Central

In three patients sequential studies were performed of sensory and motor conduction after complete section and suture of the median nerve at the wrist and in one patient after partial section of the nerve. The sensory potential evoked by stimuli to digits III and I and recorded proximal to the suture line at the wrist appeared after a delay of three to four months, corresponding to a growth rate of 1.5-2.0 mm per day. From early in the course of regeneration the sensory potential was dispersed in 40 components. In the adult patient the cumulative amplitude increased for two years slowly and thereafter at a two times faster rate. Amplitude and tactile sensibility were normal after 40 months, but the sensory potential was still five times more dispersed than normal. The overall increase in the amplitude of the sensory potentials in children aged 10 and 12 years was three times faster than in adults. In the adults and in the children the maximum sensory conduction velocity was 10-25% of normal. It then increased at 3% per month during the first two years, and thereafter 10 times slower. Forty months after suture in the adults and 13-19 months after suture in the children the conduction velocity had reached 65-75% of normal. The pattern of discrete electrical activity during voluntary effort and the prolonged duration of motor unit potentials indicate persistent enlargement of the reinnervated motor units by peripheral sprouting. The sensory potential recovered five times faster after a compressive nerve lesion than after section and suture as seen in another patient with an affection of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Normal tactile sensibility was attained 10 times faster than after section and suture. Maximum sensory and motor condution velocity recovered within one year from 60-70% to 80-90% of normal. PMID:448383

Buchthal, F; Kuhl, V

1979-01-01

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A benchmark-problem specification and calculation using SENSIBL, a one- and two-dimensional sensitivity and uncertainty analysis code of the AARE system  

SciTech Connect

The lack of suitable benchmark problems makes it difficult to test sensitivity codes with a covariance library. A benchmark problem has therefore been defined for one- and two-dimensional sensitivity and uncertainity analysis codes and code systems. The problem, representative of a fusion reactor blanket, has a simple, three-zone )tau)-z geometry containing a D-T fusion neutron source distributed in a central void region surrounded by a thick /sup 6/LiH annulus. The response of interest is the /sup 6/Li tritium production per source neutron, T/sub 6/. The calculation has been performed with SENSIBL using other codes from the AARE code system as a test of both SENSIBL and the linked, modular system. The caluclation was performed using the code system in the standard manner with a covariance data library in the COVFILS-2 format but modified to contain specifically tailored covariance data for H and /sup 6/Li (Path A). The calculation was also performed by a second method which uses specially perturbed H and Li cross sections (Path B). This method bypasses SENSIBL and allows a hand calculation of the benchmark T/sub 6/ uncertainties. The results of Path A and Path B were total uncertainties in T/sub 6/ of 0.21% and 0.19%, respectively. The closeness of the results for this challenging test gives confidence that SENSIBL and the AARE system will perform well for realistic sensitivity and uncertainty analyses

Muir, D.W.; Davidson, J.W.; Dudziak, D.J.; Davierwalla, D.M.; Higgs, C.E.; Stepanek, J.

1988-01-01

91

Join us in the Go Green Nutrition Challenge! Are you ready for a sensible way to add fruits and vegetables to your diet? On February 10, the  

E-print Network

Join us in the Go Green Nutrition Challenge! Are you ready for a sensible way to add fruits and vegetables to your diet? On February 10, the W&L Wellness Program is launching a fun, easy-to-follow nutrition challenge called Go Green! Most of us can benefit from eating more fruits and vegetables, so

Marsh, David

92

Second law optimization of a sensible heat thermal energy storage system with a distributed storage element. Part 2; Presentation and interpretation of results  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper explores the behavior of a flat- slab, sensible heat thermal energy storage system, the physical design and operation of which have been optimized to minimize the production of entropy by thermodynamic irreversibilities. This part includes a description of the numerical model and the presentation and interpretation of the results of a system optimization study. The major results of

M. J. Taylor; R. J. Krane; J. R. Parsons

1991-01-01

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Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study  

Microsoft Academic Search

BACKGROUND: With surveys suggesting that exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol intake is commonplace, the health and social impact of modifying intake on a population level is potentially considerable. If public health interventions are to be successfully implemented, it is first important to identify correlates of such behaviours, including socioeconomic disadvantage. This was the aim of the present study. METHODS: Population-representative

G David Batty; Heather Lewars; Carol Emslie; Michaela Benzeval; Kate Hunt

2008-01-01

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EFFECTS OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON THE CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER, AND SENSIBLE HEAT FLUXES ABOVE A PONDEROSA PINE PLANTATION IN THE SIERRA NEVADA, CA. (R826601)  

EPA Science Inventory

Abstract Fluxes of CO2, water vapor, and sensible heat were measured by the eddy covariance method above a young ponderosa pine plantation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains (CA) over two growing seasons (1 June¯10 September 1997 and 1 May&#...

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Effect of stability correction on remote sensing estimates of near?noon sensible heat flux of alfalfa and tall fescue grass  

Microsoft Academic Search

Sensible heat flux (H) can be an important component of the energy balance of earth surfaces, especially under dry soil conditions and incomplete canopy cover. Estimating H from remote sensing often requires correcting for atmospheric stability to account for the effect of buoyancy, and several simplified methods have been used to make this correction. In this study, data collected from

J. O. Payero; C. M. U. Neale; J. L. Wright

2006-01-01

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Estimating sensible heat exchange between screen-covered canopies and the atmosphere using the surface renewal technique  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Screenhouses and screen-covers are widely used in arid and semi-arid agriculture to protect crops from direct solar radiation and high wind speed, and to increase water use efficiency. However, accurate estimation of crop water use under screens is still a challenge. The most reliable method that directly measures evapotranspiration, the Eddy Covariance (EC), is both expensive and complex in data collection and processing. This renders it unfeasible for day to day use by farmers. A simpler alternative is the Surface Renewal (SR) technique which utilizes high frequency temperature readings of low-cost fine-wire thermocouples, to estimate the sensible heat flux. Assuming energy conservation and employing relatively cheap complementary measurements, the evapotranspiration can be estimated. The SR technique uses a structure function mathematical analysis that filters out noise and involves a time lag parameter to provide amplitude and time period of a ramp-like temperature signal. This behavior arises from the detachment of air parcels that have been heated or cooled near the surface and sequentially renewed by air parcels from above. While the SR technique is relatively simple to employ, it requires calibration against direct measurements. The aim of this research is to investigate the applicability of the SR technique in screenhouses in two different climatic regions in Israel. Two field campaigns were carried out: In the first campaign we studied a banana plantation grown in a shading screenhouse in the coastal plane of northern Israel. In the second campaign a pepper plantation cultivated in an insect-proof screenhouse in the Jordan Valley region of eastern Israel was examined. In the two campaigns, SR sensible heat flux estimates were calibrated against simultaneous eddy covariance measurements. To optimize the SR operation, in each campaign fine-wire (50 - 78 ?m) exposed T-type thermocouples were placed at several heights. Thermocouple output was continuously recorded at 10 Hz and data analysis was performed at 10, 5, 2 and 1 Hz to examine the validity of low frequency data acquisition. Results for daytime hours revealed temperature ramp amplitudes of up to 2°C. Best linear regressions between EC and SR sensible heat fluxes during validation were obtained for the thermocouples located adjacent to the screen, for both banana and pepper screenhouses. The coefficients of determination were generally higher for the banana than the pepper screenhouses. This was due to the effect of the insect-proof screen which induces a higher resistance to airflow than the light shading screen that covers the banana plantation. At both campaigns, results were better for unstable than for stable boundary layers. At stable conditions, and at unstable conditions above the canopy, low frequency data analysis produced reasonable results, such that 2 Hz analysis performed as good as 10 Hz. Parameters like turbulence intensity, two-point correlation and quadrant analysis illustrate the effect of the two different screenhouses on turbulence characteristics of the flow.

Tanny, J.; Mekhmandarov, Y.; Achiman, O.; Pirkner, M.

2013-12-01

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Evaluation of sensible heat fluxes derived from Large Aperture Scintillometer measurements over irrigated and dryland cotton during BEAREX08  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The path integrating capabilities of scintillometer over heterogeneous landscapes makes it a powerful tool for validating satellite-based evapotranspiration (ET) maps. Numerous studies have evaluated the accuracy of sensible heat fluxes (H) derived from Large Aperture Scintillometer (LAS) measurements using eddy covariance (EC) measurements. EC systems have the energy balance closure problem (Rn-H-LE-G?0) up to 20 percent. For that reason we chose to evaluate the accuracy of the LAS-based ET fluxes against lysimeter data. Data used in this study was collected during the Bushland Evapotranspiration and Agricultural Remote Sensing Experiment 2008 (BEAREX08). The BEAREX08 was conducted at the USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory (CPRL) in Bushland [350 11' N, 1020 06' W; 1,170 m elevation MSL] located in the semi-arid Southern High Plains of Texas, USA during the 2008 summer cropping season. The CPRL is equipped with four large (3 x 3 x 2.5 m) monolithic lysimeters, with each lysimeter located in the center of 210 x 225 m fields arranged in a block pattern. One LAS was deployed across two dryland lysimeter fields (designated as NW and SW) and another on two irrigated lysimeter fields (designated as NE and SE), and all four fields were planted to cotton. The structure parameter of the refractive index of air was monitored at a 1-min interval and averaged for 15-minute periods between 10 July and 30 August, synchronized with weather station and lysimeter measurements. In addition, net radiation (Rn) and soil heat fluxes (G) were measured in all four lysimeter fields. Sensible heat fluxes (H) were derived from LAS measurements using a heat flux source area function and estimated ET fluxes as a residual from the energy balance were compared against lysimeter data. Trends in the LAS-based ET fluxes closely followed those in the observed data. However, LAS-based ET fluxes were over predicted by 10-35%. Differences between lysimeter- and LAS-based ET estimates over dryland cotton may be partly due to non-uniform vegetation growth on the NW and SW lysimeter fields. Overall, results indicate that the LAS is a promising tool for estimating ET fluxes.

Gowda, P.; Hartogensis, O.; Howell, T.; Scanlon, B.

2009-09-01

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Thermoregulation during flight: body temperature and sensible heat transfer in free-ranging Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis).  

PubMed

Bat wings are important for thermoregulation, but their role in heat balance during flight is largely unknown. More than 80% of the energy consumed during flight generates heat as a by-product, and thus it is expected that bat wings should dissipate large amounts of heat to prevent hyperthermia. We measured rectal (T(r)) and surface (T(s)) temperatures of Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as they emerged from and returned to their daytime roosts and calculated sensible heat transfer for different body regions (head, body, wings, and tail membrane). Bats' T(r) decreased from 36.8°C during emergence flights to 34.4°C during returns, and T(s) scaled positively with ambient temperature (T(a)). Total radiative heat loss from bats was significantly greater for a radiative sink to the night sky than for a sink with temperature equal to T(a). We found that free-ranging Brazilian free-tailed bats, on average, do not dissipate heat from their wings by convection but instead dissipate radiative heat (L) to the cloudless night sky during flight ([Formula: see text] W). However, within the range of T(a) measured in this study, T. brasiliensis experienced net heat loss between evening emergence and return flights. Regional hypothermia reduces heat loss from wings that are exposed to potentially high convective fluxes. Additional research is needed to establish the role of wings in evaporative cooling during flight in bats. PMID:21034204

Reichard, Jonathan D; Fellows, Spenser R; Frank, Alexander J; Kunz, Thomas H

2010-01-01

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Multi-Scale Sensible Heat Fluxes in the Suburban Environment from Large-Aperture Scintillometry and Eddy Covariance  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Sensible heat fluxes () are determined using scintillometry and eddy covariance over a suburban area. Two large-aperture scintillometers provide spatially integrated fluxes across path lengths of 2.8 and 5.5 km over Swindon, UK. The shorter scintillometer path spans newly built residential areas and has an approximate source area of 2-4 , whilst the long path extends from the rural outskirts to the town centre and has a source area of around 5-10 . These large-scale heat fluxes are compared with local-scale eddy-covariance measurements. Clear seasonal trends are revealed by the long duration of this dataset and variability in monthly is related to the meteorological conditions. At shorter time scales the response of to solar radiation often gives rise to close agreement between the measurements, but during times of rapidly changing cloud cover spatial differences in the net radiation () coincide with greater differences between heat fluxes. For clear days lags , thus the ratio of to increases throughout the day. In summer the observed energy partitioning is related to the vegetation fraction through use of a footprint model. The results demonstrate the value of scintillometry for integrating surface heterogeneity and offer improved understanding of the influence of anthropogenic materials on surface-atmosphere interactions.

Ward, H. C.; Evans, J. G.; Grimmond, C. S. B.

2014-07-01

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A sensible sentimentalism  

E-print Network

Emotional Reactions: 'A Preliminary Study of Facial Expression'” Journal of Experimental Psychology.Emotional Construction of Morals” by Jesse Prinz, forthcoming in Philosophical PsychologyEmotional Reactions 1 'A Preliminary Study of Facial Expression'” Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Ramirez, Erick Jose

2012-01-01

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Recycling rubber products sensibly  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article examines processes for surface treating ground rubber from tires and other sources to enhance its ability to chemically bond with an uncured elastomer matrix during vulcanization. The topics discussed are environmental effects, processing and physical and chemical properties, mesh size, compounding, loading study, mineral fillers, and applications.

E. M. Fesus; R. W. Eggleton

1991-01-01

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Recycling rubber products sensibly  

SciTech Connect

This article examines processes for surface treating ground rubber from tires and other sources to enhance its ability to chemically bond with an uncured elastomer matrix during vulcanization. The topics discussed are environmental effects, processing and physical and chemical properties, mesh size, compounding, loading study, mineral fillers, and applications.

Fesus, E.M.; Eggleton, R.W.

1991-03-01

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A sensible sentimentalism  

E-print Network

include moral theories that assign the motivational role tomotivational, epistemological, and constitutive roles should make clearer the essence of the Sentimentalist theorymotivational internalists. See Fischer and Ravizza's. Responsibility and Control: A Theory

Ramirez, Erick Jose

2012-01-01

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Eddy covariance measurements of carbon dioxide, latent and sensible energy fluxes above a meadow on a mountain slope  

PubMed Central

Carbon dioxide, latent and sensible energy fluxes were measured by means of the eddy covariance method above a mountain meadow situated on a steep slope in the Stubai Valley/Austria, based on the hypothesis that, due to the low canopy height, measurements can be made in the shallow equilibrium layer where the wind field exhibits characteristics akin to level terrain. In order to test the validity of this hypothesis and to identify effects of complex terrain in the turbulence measurements, data were subjected to a rigorous testing procedure using a series of quality control measures established for surface layer flows. The resulting high-quality data set comprised 36 % of the original observations, the substantial reduction being mainly due to a change in surface roughness and associated fetch limitations in the wind sector dominating during nighttime and transition periods. The validity of the high-quality data set was further assessed by two independent tests: i) a comparison with the net ecosystem carbon dioxide exchange measured by means of ecosystem chambers and ii) the ability of the eddy covariance measurements to close the energy balance. The net ecosystem CO2 exchange measured by the eddy covariance method agreed reasonably with ecosystem chamber measurements. The assessment of the energy balance closure showed that there was no significant difference in the correspondence between the meadow on the slope and another one situated on flat ground at the bottom of the Stubai Valley, available energy being underestimated by 28 and 29 %, respectively. We thus conclude that, appropriate quality control provided, the eddy covariance measurements made above a mountain meadow on a steep slope are of similar quality as compared to flat terrain. PMID:24465032

Hammerle, Albin; Haslwanter, Alois; Schmitt, Michael; Bahn, Michael; Tappeiner, Ulrike; Cernusca, Alexander; Wohlfahrt, Georg

2014-01-01

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How To Help Kids Be Sensible, Safe, and Secure. Six Parenting Skills Help Prevent Alcohol/Drug Use and Violence. Good News for Parents Who Worry about Their Kids. Special Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To help parents learn the six skills that help children avoid drug abuse and voilence, the Johnson Institute has also developed a video-based package titled "Parenting for Prevention: How To Help Kids Be Sensible, Safe, and Secure." This report draws on the Institute's research on violence by and against children and adolescents to present the six…

Johnson Inst., Minneapolis, MN.

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Medical Marijuana | NSW May Legalise Medical Marijuana http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/medical-marijuana-a-sensible-step-back-from-past-paranoia-20130204-2dudm.html[5/02/2013 11:08:13 AM  

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Medical Marijuana | NSW May Legalise Medical Marijuana http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/medical-marijuana Beatrix and bring in new 331 Blogs Medical marijuana a sensible step back from past paranoia Home National Contributors Editorials Blogs CartoonsPolitical Opinion More Search #12;Medical Marijuana | NSW May Legalise

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II paesaggio vegetale del territorio collinare anconetano  

Microsoft Academic Search

Plant landscape of the hill territory around Ancona. — The phytosociological study of the vegetation of the arenaceous, peliticous-arenaceous, arenaceous-peliticous and alluvial lands of the hilly Ancona sector, in the eastcentral part of the Italian peninsula on the Adriatic side, permitted the reconstruction of different vegetation series which are distributed in close relationship with the area's lithological formations. The edaphous-xerophilous

Edoardo Biondi; Marina Allegrezza

1996-01-01

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Improvements in Sensible Heat-Flux Parametrization in the High-Resolution Regional Model (HRM) Through the Modified Treatment of the Roughness Length for Heat  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We discuss the impact of the differential treatment of the roughness lengths for momentum and heat (z_{0m} and z_{0h}) in the flux parametrization scheme of the high-resolution regional model (HRM) for a heterogeneous terrain centred around Thiruvananthapuram, India (8.5°N, 76.9°E). The magnitudes of sensible heat flux ( H) obtained from HRM simulations using the original parametrization scheme differed drastically from the concurrent in situ observations. With a view to improving the performance of this parametrization scheme, two distinct modifications are incorporated: (1) In the first method, a constant value of 100 is assigned to the z_{0m}/z_{0h} ratio; (2) and in the second approach, this ratio is treated as a function of time. Both these modifications in the HRM model showed significant improvements in the H simulations for Thiruvananthapuram and its adjoining regions. Results obtained from the present study provide a first-ever comparison of H simulations using the modified parametrization scheme in the HRM model with in situ observations for the Indian coastal region, and suggest a differential treatment of z_{0m} and z_{0h} in the flux parametrization scheme.

Anurose, T. J.; Subrahamanyam, D. Bala

2013-06-01

109

Automating the sensible heat computation  

Microsoft Academic Search

The results presented in this paper are obtained within the framework of the research involving among other things a database integrated application for adapting and restructuring of natural and artificial environment protection factors in agricultural and animal breeding farms. It is an interdisciplinary project based specially on the experiments and measurements collected in ten farms from Romania, where we developed

Ioana Pop; Liana Stanca; Marcela Sârbu

110

Nuclear energy: a sensible alternative  

SciTech Connect

This book presents information on energy futures; energy demand, energy supplies; exclusive paths and difficult choices--hard, soft, and moderate energy paths; an energy-deficient society; energy shortages; economics of light-water reactors; fast breeder reactor economics; international cooperation in the nuclear field; nuclear recycling; alternative fuels, fuel cycles, and reactors; the nuclear weapons proliferation issue; paths to a world with more reliable nuclear safeguards; the homemade bomb issue; LWR risk assessment; accident analysis and risk assessment; the waste disposal risk; radon problems; risks in our society; health effects of low-level radiation; routine releases of radioactivity from the nuclear industry; low-level radioactivity and infant mortality; the myth of plutonium toxicity; myths about high-level radioactive waste; the aging reactor myth; the police state myth; insurance and nuclear power--the Price-Anderson Act; and solar and nuclear power as partners.

Ott, K.O.; Spinrad, B.I.

1985-01-01

111

Ethical Considerations: Sense and Sensibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

Counselors and other service providers face daily ethical dilemmas that involve confidentiality, dual relationships within the Deaf community, boundary issues and questions related to self-disclosure. Most human services professions have ethical guidelines or standards that focus on various areas of professionalism. This article will provide information on issues related to professional competence, moral and legal standards, the use of professional

Debra S. Guthmann

112

Nuclear energy: a sensible alternative  

Microsoft Academic Search

This book presents in-depth articles on the main issues affecting the use and usefulness of nuclear energy for peaceful domestic purposes. Topics considered include energy futures (a world study), energy demand-energy supplies, an energy-deficient society, energy shortages, the economics of light water reactors (LWRs), fast breeder reactor economics, international cooperation in the nuclear field, nuclear recycling (costs, savings, safeguards), alternative

K. O. Ott; B. I. Spinrad

1985-01-01

113

Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study  

PubMed Central

Background With surveys suggesting that exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol intake is commonplace, the health and social impact of modifying intake on a population level is potentially considerable. If public health interventions are to be successfully implemented, it is first important to identify correlates of such behaviours, including socioeconomic disadvantage. This was the aim of the present study. Methods Population-representative cohort study of 576 men from the West of Scotland. Data on life course socioeconomic position were collected in 1988 (at around 55 years of age). Alcohol consumption patterns (detailed seven day recall) and problem drinking (CAGE questionnaire) were ascertained in 1990/2 (at around 59 years of age). A relative index of inequality was computed to explore the comparative strength of different indicators of social circumstances from different periods of the life course. Results Socioeconomic adversity in both early life and in adulthood was related to an increased risk of exceeding the weekly and daily alcohol guidelines, with adult indicators of socioeconomic position revealing the strongest associations. Of these, material indicators of socioeconomic deprivation in adulthood – car ownership, housing tenure – were marginally more strongly related to heavy alcohol intake and problem drinking than education, income and occupational social class. A substantial proportion of the influence of early life deprivation on alcohol intake was mediated via adult socioeconomic position. Similar results were apparent when problem drinking was the outcome of interest. Conclusion In men in this cohort, exposure to disadvantaged social circumstances across the lifecourse, but particularly in adulthood, is associated with detrimental patterns of alcohol consumption and problem drinking in late middle age. PMID:18761741

Batty, G David; Lewars, Heather; Emslie, Carol; Benzeval, Michaela; Hunt, Kate

2008-01-01

114

The near-surface small-scale spatial and temporal variability of momentum, sensible and latent heat exchange in Arctic regions: a case study  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The coupling behaviour of the Arctic atmospheric boundary layer with surface processes in different atmospheric situations is important for their parameterizations in numerical weather prediction and regional climate models. Ny-Ålesund is already known as a place where boundary layer measurements are challenged by local orographical effects. In this work we present data from two eddy covariance systems for determining the sensible heat flux, latent heat flux and the shear stress near the earth's surface, one close to the village (position: 78° 55.287' N, 011° 54.851' E), the other one located on Kongsvegen glacier (position: 78° 84.70' N, 012° 66.76' E) which was operated for a short period in April 2011 contemporary to the Polar Airborne Measurements and Arctic Regional Climate Model Simulation Project (PAMARCMiP) 2011. Two examples for small-scale variability are discussed: near surface external gravity waves associated with katabatic wind from the Broggerbreen glacier at the site Ny-Ålesund and an episode when the two eddy system at the two measurement sites captured very different conditions at the same time. In case of gravity wave motion the eddy covariance method results in fictitious positive fluxes due to the strong correlation between temperature and vertical wind, which had to be considered carefully. The comparison between the two sites showed, that generally the exchange processes near Ny-Ålesund and the Kongsvegen glacier are different and local. But there are cases of synchronization due to synoptical influences, and then the same processes are visible at the two measurement sites. Both examples show that the boundary layer in Ny-Ålesund is not only influenced from neighbouring glaciers, but also by other orographical characteristics, sometimes synoptical influences play the major role. It is clearly visible, that general statements about the Arctic boundary layer are mostly difficult with single measurements in space and time due to the high variability of the surface properties and meteorological conditions in Arctic regions.

Jocher, G.; Karner, F.; Obleitner, F.; Reuder, J.; Ritter, Ch.; Neuber, R.; Dethloff, K.; Foken, Th.

2012-04-01

115

Observations of the scale-dependent turbulence and evaluation of the flux-gradient relationship for sensible heat for a closed Douglas-fir canopy in very weak wind conditions  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Observations of the scale-dependent turbulent fluxes, variances, and the bulk transfer parameterization for sensible heat above, within, and beneath a tall closed Douglas-fir canopy in very weak winds are examined. The daytime sub-canopy vertical velocity spectra exhibit a double-peak structure with peaks at timescales of 0.8 s and 51.2 s. A double-peak structure is also observed in the daytime sub-canopy heat flux co-spectra. The daytime momentum flux co-spectra in the upper bole space and in the sub-canopy are characterized by a relatively large cross-wind component, likely due to the extremely light and variable winds, such that the definition of a mean wind direction, and subsequent partitioning of the momentum flux into along- and cross-wind components, has little physical meaning. Positive values of both momentum flux components in the sub-canopy contribute to upward transfer of momentum, consistent with the observed sub-canopy secondary wind speed maximum. For the smallest resolved scales in the canopy at nighttime, we find increasing vertical velocity variance with decreasing timescale, consistent with very small eddies possibly generated by wake shedding from the canopy elements that transport momentum, but not heat. Unusually large values of the velocity aspect ratio within the canopy were observed, consistent with enhanced suppression of the horizontal wind components compared to the vertical by the very dense canopy. The flux-gradient approach for sensible heat flux is found to be valid for the sub-canopy and above-canopy layers when considered separately in spite of the very small fluxes on the order of a few W m-2 in the sub-canopy. However, single-source approaches that ignore the canopy fail because they make the heat flux appear to be counter-gradient when in fact it is aligned with the local temperature gradient in both the sub-canopy and above-canopy layers. While sub-canopy Stanton numbers agreed well with values typically reported in the literature, our estimates for the above-canopy Stanton number were much larger, which likely leads to underestimated modeled sensible heat fluxes above dark warm closed canopies.

Vickers, D.; Thomas, C. K.

2014-09-01

116

Determination of the Sensibility Factors for TLD-100 Powder on the Energy of X-Ray of 50, 250 kVp; 192Ir, 137Cs and 60Co  

SciTech Connect

TLD-100 powder is calibrated in terms of absorbed dose to water Dw, using the protocols AAPM TG61, AAPM TG43 and IAEA-TRS 398, for the energy of RX 50, 250 kVp, 137Cs and 60Co respectively. The calibration curves, TLD Response R versus Dw, are fitted by weighted least square by a quadratic polynomials; which are validated with the lack of fit and the Anderson-Darling normality test. The slope of these curves corresponds to the sensibility factor: Fs R/DW, [Fs] = nC Gy-1. The expanded uncertainties U's for these factors are obtained from the ANOVA tables. Later, the Fs' values are interpolated using the effective energy hvefec for the 192Ir. The SSDL sent a set of capsules with powder TLD-100 for two Hospitals. These irradiated them a nominal dose of Dw = 2 Gy. The results determined at SSDL are: for the Hospital A the Dw is overestimated in order to 4.8% and the Hospital B underestimates it in the range from -1.4% to -17.5%.

Loaiza, Sandra P. [Fac. de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico (Mexico); Alvarez, Jose T. [SSDL, Departamento de Metrologia ININ, Salazar, Estado de Mexico 15245 (Mexico)

2006-09-08

117

Determination of the Sensibility Factors for TLD-100 Powder on the Energy of X-Ray of 50, 250 kVp; 192Ir, 137Cs and 60Co  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

TLD-100 powder is calibrated in terms of absorbed dose to water Dw, using the protocols AAPM TG61, AAPM TG43 and IAEA-TRS 398, for the energy of RX 50, 250 kVp, 137Cs and 60Co respectively. The calibration curves, TLD Response R versus Dw, are fitted by weighted least square by a quadratic polynomials; which are validated with the lack of fit and the Anderson-Darling normality test. The slope of these curves corresponds to the sensibility factor: Fs = R/DW, [Fs] = nC Gy-1. The expanded uncertainties U's for these factors are obtained from the ANOVA tables. Later, the Fs' values are interpolated using the effective energy hvefec for the 192Ir. The SSDL sent a set of capsules with powder TLD-100 for two Hospitals. These irradiated them a nominal dose of Dw = 2 Gy. The results determined at SSDL are: for the Hospital A the Dw is overestimated in order to 4.8% and the Hospital B underestimates it in the range from -1.4% to -17.5%.

Loaiza, Sandra P.; Álvarez, José T.

2006-09-01

118

Teaching Catholic Social Teaching through Communitarian Sensibilities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As much as Catholic social teaching is sometimes referred to as "our best kept secret" (Henriot, DeBerri, and Schultheris 1987), in recent years it has been gaining a renewed emphasis in Catholic higher education. This "renaissance" of Catholic social teaching integrates well with the self-evaluation of Catholic higher education over the past…

Burke, John Francis

2005-01-01

119

The psychopharmacology of violence: making sensible decisions.  

PubMed

Violent behavior associated with mental disorders is a common reason for admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Once hospitalized, patients may continue to be intermittently agitated and have persistent aggressive behaviors, preventing their discharge back into the community. Managing agitation quickly with effective pharmacological agents can avoid further escalation to aggression and violence. In the acute setting, this usually involves the parenteral use of antipsychotics, with or without benzodiazepines. Within the past decade, short-acting intramuscular formulations of second-generation antipsychotics have become available and provide a means to induce calm with a substantially lower risk of acute dystonia or akathisia compared with haloperidol. New alternative formulations that avoid injections include inhalation and sublingual administration. Longer-term management of persistent aggressive behavior by reducing the frequency and intensity of future episodes of agitation is more complex. In contrast to agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar mania, no agents have yet been approved by regulatory agencies for the treatment of persistent aggressive behavior. The strongest evidence supports the use of clozapine as an antihostility agent, followed by olanzapine. Adjunctive strategies with anticonvulsants and beta-adrenergic agents may also be worthwhile to consider. PMID:24571828

Citrome, Leslie; Volavka, Jan

2014-10-01

120

Some Philosophical Origins of an Ecological Sensibility  

E-print Network

with his time and person in a way that sets the bar for what it is to be an educator and I am proud to call myself his student. Theodore George has been a consistent font of help and our work together during an independent study in a small classroom... cheer coupled with difficult and honest questions about the nature of this project. Both have been invaluable. Robert Burch provided significant commentary and advice regarding the work on Peirce. Dan Conway has been vi instrumental in keeping...

Carlson, Charles

2012-10-19

121

PASS: protocols for alternative sexuality and sensibility  

E-print Network

It is often said that we live in a network society. Increased familiarity with technical networks has brought the concept to the forefront of public imagination making the network a dominant trope. Whether inherent or ...

Shusterman, Gemma (Gemma Lester)

2006-01-01

122

Los Pigmentos Vegetales y la Fotosíntesis  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

En esta lección se examinarán las dos principales clases de pigmentos fotosintéticos: las clorofilas y los carotenoides. Se analizarán sus estructuras bioquímicas y su biosíntesis, y se explicará además la organización de estos pigmentos en los sistemas fotosintéticos, que son complejos proteicos que colectan y convierten la energía luminosa en energía química.

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The invasion of non-native grasses into California grasslands has caused a shift in energy partitioning between latent and sensible heat flux, reduced albedo and higher surface temperatures  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In California, native grasses have been largely displaced across millions of acres of grassland habitat by the invasion of non-native grasses from Mediterranean Europe. Although seemingly subtle, this shift in grass species composition has altered the water and energy cycles in these ecosystems due to a shift in life cycle strategy. Native California grasses are perennial and long-lived. To survive California's long summer drought, they possess deep roots to harvest moisture along the full depth of the soil profile. Aboveground, most California perennial grasses are bunchy and dense, covering the ground and restricting soil evaporation. Their growing season extends over most of the year, thus maintaining an unbroken interaction along the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, and enabling the plants to draw water from deep soil layers well into the dry summer. In contrast, the now-dominant non-native grasses are annuals. They grow from seed each year when Autumn rains begin, and die with the onset of summer drought. Aboveground, non-native annuals are sparse relative to native perennials, and possess a shallow root system with the large majority of root biomass above 20 cm depth. To determine the impact of this land cover shift on ecosystem water and energy cycles, we measured the components of the surface energy balance at a grassland site in northern coastal California where remnant perennial grasses are found growing alongside regions that have undergone non-native invasion. Specifically, in locations dominated by each grass type, we measured net radiation and ground and canopy heat flux through the surface renewal method. We also measured midday PAR albedo to determine the impact of grassland invasion on energy capture. In three years of measurements, corresponding to average, wet and dry years, we found that energy partitioning during the growing season is similar between grass types. However, once non-native annual grasses senesce in mid to late spring, the ratio of latent to sensible heat flux is higher where native perennial grasses are found, particularly in wet years. Annual sums of total evaporation are likewise higher in native-dominated regions, and soil moisture is lower relative to non-natives in the deep soil. We also found that PAR albedo is lower in native grasslands compared to non-natives during significant portions of the year, and corresponding to the hotter months. In all, our findings indicate that the non-native annual grasses which now dominate California grasslands, promote conditions that support higher surface temperatures relative to native perennial grasses.

Koteen, L. E.; Harte, J.; Baldocchi, D. D.

2012-12-01

124

Donación de tejidos para investigación oncológica: muestras y depósitos biológicos  

Cancer.gov

Hoja informativa que describe la importancia de las muestras biológicas y de los depósitos biológicos en la investigación oncológica, y los programas del NCI para aumentar el suministro de muestras biológicas de alta calidad. Explica también cómo los pacientes y otras personas pueden ayudar a apoyar la investigación que usa muestras biológicas.

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Sensibility study in a flexible job shop scheduling problem  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper proposes the impact assessment of the jobs order in the optimal time of operations in a Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem. In this work a real assembly cell was studied: the AIP-PRIMECA cell at the Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, in France, which is considered as a Flexible Job Shop problem. The problem consists in finding the machines operations schedule, taking into account the precedence constraints. The main objective is to minimize the batch makespan, i.e. the finish time of the last operation completed in the schedule. Shortly, the present study consists in evaluating if the jobs order affects the optimal time of the operations schedule. The genetic algorithm was used to solve the optimization problem. As a conclusion, it's assessed that the jobs order influence the optimal time.

Curralo, Ana; Pereira, Ana I.; Barbosa, José; Leitão, Paulo

2013-10-01

126

Face Generation Using Emotional Regions for Sensibility Robot  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We think that psychological interaction is necessary for smooth communication between robots and people. One way to psychologically interact with others is through facial expressions. Facial expressions are very important for communication because they show true emotions and feelings. The ``Ifbot'' robot communicates with people by considering its own ``emotions''. Ifbot has many facial expressions to communicate enjoyment. We developed a method for generating facial expressions based on human subjective judgements mapping Ifbot's facial expressions to its emotions. We first created Ifbot's emotional space to map its facial expressions. We applied a five-layer auto-associative neural network to the space. We then subjectively evaluated the emotional space and created emotional regions based on the results. We generated emotive facial expressions using the emotional regions.

Gotoh, Minori; Kanoh, Masayoshi; Kato, Shohei; Kunitachi, Tsutomu; Itoh, Hidenori

127

Sensibility: A New Focus in Sami Health Care Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Colonialism has had significant bodily impacts on Indigenous peoples through medicine. Excluded from the German race, Sami have been burdened by mainstream prejudices which perpetuate myths about Sami having poor genetic material and, as a consequence, having an inferior culture and language. This offensive burden and subsequent humiliation has…

Nymo, Randi

2007-01-01

128

Sensible Planning: Focusing Perceptual Attention Lonnie Chrisman and Reid Simmons  

E-print Network

the environment introduces the additional complication that at any given time the agent has only a partial state given time. It is important that an agent be economical with its allocation of sensing when sens­ ing is expensive or when there are many possible sens­ ing operations available. Sensing is rational when

Chrisman, Lonnie

129

Spatial user interface : augmenting human sensibilities in a domestic kitchen  

E-print Network

The real world is not a computer screen. When can augmented reality and ambient interfaces improve the usability of a physical environment? This thesis presents data from design studies and experiments that demonstrate the ...

Lee, Jackie Chia-Hsun

2005-01-01

130

Sensible organizations: Technology and methodology for automatically measuring organizational behavior  

E-print Network

We present the design, implementation, and deployment of a wearable computing platform for measuring and analyzing human behavior in organizational settings. We propose the use of wearable electronic badges capable of ...

Olguin Olguin, Daniel

131

Synergy and Sensibility: A Course on Entrepreneurship in Gerotechnologies  

Microsoft Academic Search

“Health, Technology, and Aging” is a course developed to address three significant contemporary trends: aging populations, increasingly ubiquitous technology, and the economic imperative to encourage entrepreneurship. Course content is a blend of gerontology, informatics, and entrepreneurship designed for nonbusiness majors. Six interdisciplinary faculty modeled synergistic teamwork for the student teams. Findings suggest that students appreciated the interdisciplinary approach to teaching

Lesa Lorenzen-Huber; Patricia Allen; Carol Kennedy-Armbruster

2010-01-01

132

Fuel switching: Sensible DSM tool or waste of electricity  

SciTech Connect

This article centers on the debate over the efficiencies of electricity and gas. Electric utilities maintain that switching to natural gas is never more efficient, while the natural gas industry maintains that electricity is seldom as efficient as natural gas. The demand side management efforts of utilities in relation to this debate are discussed.

Kaplan, D.

1993-05-28

133

Synergy and Sensibility: A Course on Entrepreneurship in Gerotechnologies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Health, Technology, and Aging" is a course developed to address three significant contemporary trends: aging populations, increasingly ubiquitous technology, and the economic imperative to encourage entrepreneurship. Course content is a blend of gerontology, informatics, and entrepreneurship designed for nonbusiness majors. Six interdisciplinary…

Lorenzen-Huber, Lesa; Allen, Patricia; Kennedy-Armbruster, Carol

2010-01-01

134

Dr. Spock on Parenting: Sensible, Reassuring Advice for Contemporary Parents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Compiling essays authored by Benjamin Spock and published in magazines, this book addresses the changing traditional family structure and the challenges faced by contemporary parents. The chapters are: (1) "Anxieties in Our Lives," discussing stressors, decisions regarding work, and late parenting; (2) "Being a Father Today," examining aspects of…

Spock, Benjamin

135

Toward a Fair and Sensible Policy for Professional School Admission.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Major assumptions and goals on which professional school admission decisions are based, the use of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) as an admission criteria, and approaches to admission used by the Temple University Law School are examined. One consideration in making admissions policies is group needs, or whether there is a need for more…

Liacouras, Peter J.

136

Caloric restriction and heart function: is there a sensible link?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Calorie restriction (CR) is defined as a reduction in calorie intake below the usual ad libitum intake without malnutrition. Ample of clinical and experimental evidence has demonstrated that CR is capable of retarding aging process and development of cardiovascular disease. Although suppression of reactive oxygen species production and inflammation plays a central role in the favorable cardiovascular effects of CR,

Xue-feng Han; Jun Ren

2010-01-01

137

Philosophical Enquiries into the Science of Sensibility: An Introductory Essay  

E-print Network

-1748), Burke was fascinated by literature, poetry, and art. Sneaking away when possible, spending much of his free time reading literature and history in the public library, Burke was not much engaged in his on in literary pursuits. He co-founded a debating club and a periodical, and he wrote poems, satires

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

138

SENSIBLE HEAT STORAGE FOR A SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT  

E-print Network

the exhaust steam in an indirect condenser and rejects heatSteam Feedwater Heaters* - Installed Cost of the Dry-Cooling Tower and Condenser* -steam feedwater heaters Feedwater (50BoK, 14.5 MPa) I nd irect condenser

Baldwin, Thomas F.

2011-01-01

139

Living our dying: Dewey, death and aesthetic sensibility  

E-print Network

to things personally terminal seems to reach into the very heart of our collective consciousness. It exists as an almost rudimentary fact of our culture. And this aversion is such that it has allowed us to become a pervasively death-denying society. A... oF death as a basic and fundamental human experience ? a problem which aQlicts the very heart of our individual and cultural life. Having sketched the general features of American death-denial, let us now direct our discussion toward the a...

Zgarba, Rex Jason

2012-06-07

140

Healthful and Sensible School Maintenance (with Related Video)  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The school year is back in full swing for millions of students across the nation trying to remember the names of their new teachers, what time lunch is served, and how to navigate the hallways and stairwells to get from one classroom to the next. Meanwhile, those responsible for keeping those education facilities clean, safe and well-maintained…

Kennedy, Mike

2012-01-01

141

Bodily sensibility: vocabularies of the discredited male body  

Microsoft Academic Search

Warning: this article contains strong language.This paper explores how men might interpret and respond to a masculine bodily aesthetic in the wake of the putative obesity epidemic that reportedly affects most men in Western nations. This aesthetic, legitimated through discourses of health and risk management, is also shaped by popular representations of lean, toned and hard male bodies and their

Lee F. Monaghan; Michael Hardey

2009-01-01

142

Energy and the environment: A sensible, no regrets'' proposal  

Microsoft Academic Search

America, it seems, uses too much energy. Thus, the government prepares to issue a new round of federal energy efficiency standards for all manner of household appliances. The Sierra Club insists that the federal government increase Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for automobiles and trucks. Other groups push electric cars. The Clinton Administration, for its part, wants the federal

Adler

2009-01-01

143

CAMBIOS EN LAS PROPIEDADES DE UN SUELO FRANCO BAJO PRODUCCIÓN ORGÁNICA DE MANZANO UTILIZANDO COBERTURAS VEGETALES  

Microsoft Academic Search

Orchard floor management in the Rio Negro valley is based on continuous tillage which in the long term may negatively affect soil properties. Therefore, the aim of this research was to evaluate the effect of different soil management treatments in an organic apple orchard (Malus domestica Bork.) cv. Royal Gala on nutrient availability, soil aggregates stability and organic carbon (CO)

ENRIQUE SÁNCHEZ; PABLO REEB

144

Nutrient Needs at a Glance (Spanish)  

E-print Network

enteros o panes y cereales enriquecidos Vitamina B 6 (mg) 1.3 1.3 ? Coenzima* para la utilizaci?n de prote?na. Carne, aves, pescado, camotes, vegetales, Anemia, irritabilidad nervviosa, Tres formas activas: ? Ayuda a convertir el amino ?cido granos... B 12 (mcg) 2.4 2.4 ? Ayuda a mantener el tejido del nervio Alimentos de animal solamente: Anemia, trastornos Cianocobalamina y la formaci?n normal de sangre v?sceras, carne de m?sculo, pescado, neurol?gicos Hidroxocobalamina ? Regeneraci?n del...

Bielamowicz, Mary K.

2003-02-10

145

Las comunidades vegetales del Zacatonal Alpino de los volcanes Popocatépetl y Nevado de Toluca, Región Central de México  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study of the zacatonal alpino zone of the volcanoes Popocatépetl (5452 m) and Nevado de Toluca (4690 m) in the central region of the Transmexican Volcanic Belt, is a follow-up of the study of Almeida et al. (1994). This tropical alpine zacatonal represents the potential vegetation of the altitudinal belt between 3950 and 4500 m. These altitudinal limits constitute

L. Almeida-Lenero; J. Gimenez de Azcarate; A. M. Cleef; A. Gonzales Trapaga

2004-01-01

146

Las Communidas vegetales del Zacatonal Alpino de los volcanes Popocatepetl y Nevado de Toluca, Region de Mexico  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study of the zacatonal alpino zone of the volcanoes Popocatépetl (5452 m) and Nevado de Toluca (4690 m) in the central region of the Transmexican Volcanic Belt, is a follow-up of the study of Almeida et al. (1994). This tropical alpine zacatonal represents the potential vegetation of the altitudinal belt between 3950 and 4500 m. These altitudinal limits constitute

L. Almeida; J. Gimenez de Azcarate; A. M. Cleef; A. Gonzalez Trapaga

2004-01-01

147

An investigation into the thermal properties of selected sensible and latent heat storage materials  

E-print Network

University; Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Peter E. Jenkins An experimental investigation was conducted into the thermal properties of cement mortar rods, rocks, and cans of calcium chloride. A test apparatus was designed and con- structed... Mortar, Low Flow/ Low Temperature Figure 3. 5 Cement Mortar, Low Flow/Medium Temperature 35 Figure 3. 6 Cement Mortar, Low Flow/High Temperature Figure 3. 7 Cement Mortar, High Flow/Low Temperature Figure 3. 8 Cement Mortar, High Flow...

Wood, Stanley Clayton

2012-06-07

148

Sense or Sensibility?: How Commitment Mediates the Role of Self-Service Technology on Loyalty  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a It has been well documented that employing self-service technology\\u000a (SST) results in considerable cost savings but few studies have examined its impact on consumers’ behavior. We apply a well-recognized\\u000a model from the field of services marketing in an SST context. We examine how the established relationships between satisfaction,\\u000a affective and calculative commitments, and loyalty are affected when the service is

Sangeeta Singh; Line Lervik Olsen

2009-01-01

149

Sense and Sensibility: The Case for the Nationwide Inclusion of Engineering In the K-12 Curriculum  

Microsoft Academic Search

The competitive status of the United States is inextricably linked to innovation just as innovation is inseparable from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. To stay competitive in innovation requires that the United States produce a 21st century workforce complete with requisite education, training, skills, and motivation. If we accept a priori that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and are

Robert E. Lindberg; Thomas E. Pinelli; James G. Batterson

150

Problem Solving: A Sensible Approach to Children's Science and Social Studies Learning--and beyond  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

West outlines the scientific method as a proven problem-solving method for young children across the curriculum and in all areas of life and learning. She emphasizes that doing, thinking, and talking with peers when problem solving are as important as writing conclusions. The article walks readers through a second grade class's experiment in…

West, Martha

2007-01-01

151

Culturally sensible digital place-making: design of the mediated xicanindio resolana  

Microsoft Academic Search

Mediated XicanIndio Resolana is an interactive rhetorical space where multiple participants engage in three rounds of verbal discourse surrounding a special topic (Figure 1.1). In this space, discourse is coupled with the manipulation of digital media through cultural interaction protocols and symbolic gestures. Our aim is to use this system to conduct social and cultural work in middle and high

Christopher Martinez; Randy Kemp; David Birchfield; Ellen Campana; Todd Ingalls; Gkisedtanamoogk

2010-01-01

152

Microdosage Rapide et Sensible de Proteines Immobilisees sur Support Insoluble: Applications aux Anticorps Immobilises sur Polystyrene  

Microsoft Academic Search

A rapid and sensitive method for the quantitation of microgram antibodies immobilized on polystyrene is proposed. A procedure of protein staining on polystyrene with coomassie, brilliant blue G 250 follows Beer's law after release of the coloured complex. The lower limits of detection are determined.

R. Couturier; B. Perrin; G. Favre-bonvin; A. Ville

1985-01-01

153

Latent and Sensible Energy Flux Over Deforested Land Surfaces in the Eastern Amazon and Northern Thailand  

Microsoft Academic Search

Land cover change may impact watershed hydrology and regional climate by altering land- atmosphere exchanges of energy and water. Conversion of forest to pasture has previously been shown to decrease the rate of evaporation (including transpiration) because of reduced aerodynamic roughness, less canopy rainfall interception and greater canopy resistance during dry periods. However, less is known about the effects of

T. W. Giambelluca; M. A. Nullet; A. D. Ziegler; L. Tran

2000-01-01

154

You Can't Do It All! A Sensible Way to Distribute School Leadership Roles  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As the demands on school leaders expand, it's becoming more and more important to lead from one's strengths. The authors' review of literature on essential school leadership responsibilities led them to write "Differentiated School Leadership: Effective Collaboration, Communication and Change through Personality Type," which revealed 26 separate…

Kise, Jane; Russell, Beth

2009-01-01

155

The physiological basis of tactile sensibility in the beak of geese  

Microsoft Academic Search

The discharges in single afferent fibres of the ophthalmic nerve innervating the upper beak in two kinds of geese (Anser anser andAnser albifrons) were studied during manual and controlled mechanical stimulation. Three types of unit were recorded.1)Rapidly adapting units deriving from Grandry corpuscles had receptive fields of up to 12 mm in diameter which overlapped or enclosed each other in

K.-M. Gottschaldt

1974-01-01

156

The peripheral morphological basis of tactile sensibility in the beak of geese  

Microsoft Academic Search

The distribution, form variability and organization of two types of encapsulated mechanoreceptors, the Grandry and the Herbst corpuscles, were studied in the beak of geese. (1) In the beak skin Grandry corpuscles were found 20 to 150 µ below the epidermis in the domestic goose (Anser anser) and 1 to 80 µ deep in the white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons). The

K.-M. Gottschaldt; Susanne Lausmann

1974-01-01

157

Net radiation, sensible and latent heat flux densities on slopes computed by the energy balance method  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Energy balance components obtained over five grass-covered sloping surfaces near Manhattan, KS, using the Bowen ratio energy balance technique with the instruments mounted horizontally were compared with calculated values when the instruments were mounted parallel to the surfaces. Hourly values of the components changed when the instruments were parallel to the surfaces. The changes were larger at low solar angles (spring and fall) and on steeper slopes. An area average of daylight totals, assuming that all aspects were equally represented, changed only 0.1 percent on June 6 and 2.3 percent on October 11. The calculations, extended to steeper slopes, indicated small changes in the daylight totals for slopes of less than 10 deg.

Fritschen, Leo; Qian, Ping

1990-01-01

158

Sex and Sensibility: A Parent's Guide to Talking Sense about Sex.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Children who grow up in an atmosphere of openness about sexuality grow up more slowly and more responsibly. This book offers parents a new framework for talking honestly about sex and sexuality with their children. The first part of the book examines new ways of thinking and talking, while the second part addresses concrete ways of raising…

Roffman, Deborah M.

159

SOUND AND SENSIBILITY. PRE-SERVICE SCIENCE TEACHERS BRIDGING PHENOMENA AND CONCEPTS  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper reports from a 2 year empirical study of pre-service science teachers exploring the phenomenon of sound. The research design is based on the phenomenological approach to science education, starting from careful descriptions of phenomena as experienced before introducing scientific concepts. The purpose of our study is to explore how science teachers conceive the relation between a phenomenon as

Edvin Østergaard; Bo Dahlin

160

Sense and Sensibility: Relating Behavior Control Issues with Self-Regulation of Sensory Input  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a Jennifer was referred for a neuropsychological evaluation as a supplement to a psychological evaluation for behavior problems\\u000a and a previous history of academic difficulties. Her prenatal development, birth, and early infancy were normal. Early developmental\\u000a milestones were attained at the normal rate for both motor and language functions. There were no significant head injuries\\u000a and no other neurological insults. Since

Robert F. Newby; Winnie Dunn

161

Physiological and Psychological Effect of the New Control Algorithm Adapted to Thermal Sensibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

The stimulus changes of the elements of heating environment in a residential space with interior air control which will save energy and also enhance the comfort level. In this paper experiments were conducted to figure out the effects that the changes in temperature and air current have on Koreans' sense of temperature (sense of warm and cold, comfort, and satisfaction),

Lee Ju-Youn; Choi Ho-Seon; Jeon Simon

162

Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth (STORY): Design and Methods  

PubMed Central

Project STORY is a 3-arm, randomized, planning and feasibility study assessing the effectiveness of two behavioral weight management interventions in an important and at-risk population, overweight children and their parents in medically underserved rural counties. Participants will include 90 parent-child dyads from rural counties in north central Florida. Families will be randomized to one of three conditions: (a) a Family-Based Behavioral Group Intervention, (b) a Parent-Only Behavioral Group Intervention, and (c) a waitlist control condition. Child and parent participants will be assessed at baseline (month 0), post-treatment (month 4) and follow-up (month 10). Assessment and intervention sessions will be held at Cooperative Extension offices within each local participating county. The primary outcome measure is change in child body mass index (BMI) z-score. Additional key outcome measures include child dietary intake, physical activity, self-esteem, body image, and parent BMI. The goals of the study are to (a) assess the feasibility of recruitment in rural settings, (b) develop and evaluate training protocol for group leaders, (c) determine strategies to increase adherence to monitoring and goal setting protocol, (d) evaluate strategies for participant retention, (e) assess the relative cost-effectiveness of the interventions, (f) assess the acceptability of the intervention to families and Cooperative Extension administrators and personnel, and (g) if successful, estimate the sample size needed for a full scale trial. This research has potential implications for medically underserved rural communities with limited resources and preventive health care services. If successful, a Parent-Only intervention program may provide a cost-effective and practical intervention for families in underserved rural communities. PMID:17588503

Janicke, David M.; Sallinen, Bethany J.; Perri, Michael G.; Lutes, Lesley D.; Silverstein, Janet H.; Huerta, Milagros G.; Guion, Lisa A.

2008-01-01

163

Sense or Sensibility?: How Commitment Mediates the Role of Self-Service Technology on Loyalty  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

It has been well documented that employing self-service technology (SST) results in considerable cost savings but few studies have examined its impact on consumers’ behavior. We apply a well-recognized model from the field of services marketing in an SST context. We examine how the established relationships between satisfaction, affective and calculative commitments, and loyalty are affected when the service is provided through a technology interface as opposed to service personnel. We then present two alternative perspectives on the role of SST. The first is based on the predominant assumption that SST is a moderator of the relationship between customer loyalty and its drivers, while the other rests on the assumption that SST is just another context and that its role in affecting customer loyalty is mediated by drivers of loyalty. A cross-sectional study conducted in the banking industry shows that SST does not change everything. The classical model of how customers evaluate services and the predictors of loyalty are replicated in the SST setting. Interestingly, SST does not have a direct influence on loyalty by itself but its effects are mediated by commitment. However, it is the affective commitment that is more important in forming loyalty toward the service provider.

Singh, Sangeeta; Olsen, Line Lervik

164

Marketing Outputs as Art? Bringing an Aesthetic Sensibility to the Marketing Curriculum  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Can marketing outputs--advertising, packaging, product design, and retail environments--be considered a form of art? This paper explores the potential for incorporating the theories and concepts of aesthetics in the marketing curriculum in order to facilitate students' capacity to interpret marketing outputs and develop effective practical…

Petkus, Ed, Jr.; Budeva, Desislava; Chung, Christina; Dzhogleva, Hristina

2011-01-01

165

Sensible Tools of Engagement: Three Channels for Online Education, and Why You Should Use Them  

Microsoft Academic Search

In teaching both traditional undergraduates(17-25 years old) and non-traditional graduate students, I've found that age is not necessarily the deciding factor for judging a student's comfort level with technology. Some of my more media-savvy students have been my age or older, while some of those who struggled most were younger. In my experience, the following three types of technology (beyond

Debra Beck

2009-01-01

166

Air flow and associated sensible heat exchanges in a naturally ventilated greenhouse  

Microsoft Academic Search

In order to investigate the three-dimensional nature of the air flow within the greenhouse, a three-dimensional sonic anemometer was used for the direct measurement of air and heat exchange inside the greenhouse and through the vent of a twin-span greenhouse equipped with a continuous roof vent at the gutter. Measurements were carried out both in the vent opening itself and

T. Boulard; G. Papadakis; C. Kittas; M. Mermier

1997-01-01

167

Devil in the Details: Making Sensible Modifications to No Child Left Behind  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Achieving full compliance with the accountability provisions of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation poses major challenges for most of the nation's states. Structured, open-ended interviews were conducted with ranking representatives from a number of so-called high-readiness states: California, Florida, New York, South Carolina,…

Ritter, Gary W.; Lucas, Christopher J.

2006-01-01

168

Investigations in cool thermal storage: storage process optimization and glycol sensible storage enhancement  

E-print Network

Within the last fifteen years, the development and utilization of cool thermal energy storage for use in building air-conditioning has witnessed a dramatic increase. Originally, research in thermal storage was rooted in designing systems which would...

Abraham, Michaela Marie

2012-06-07

169

Application of the Development in Environment Measurement and Sensibility Nano-Sensing  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Recently, environmental pollution is social problem with nano materials and food contamination is a new social problem. On the other hand, the complaint related to the offensive odor in Japan exceeded 20,000 affairs in 1998, and these problems are not solved. The odor sensing system for detecting and control an offensive odor at an early stage is required. The sensing system using the sense of odor known as one of the fifth senses of human is proposed to these demands. Especially as for e-NOSE system, application will be expected from now on in many fields, such as medical diagnosis, health monitoring, environment, food, robot and a car. The sensing technology in which an electrochemical sensor called quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) is mainly used is making detection mechanisms, such as an electrode and a detection thin film on the nano-level. Therefore, detection films of sensor depend on the characteristic of the sensing devices using on material and processing technology. That the new technology sensor is asked can detect extremely low concentration from ppm to ppb level, and it is the sensor with low influence of environment, such as a gas of the outside for detection, temperature and humidity.

Noda, Kazutoshi; Aizawa, Hidenobu

170

Divergent Approaches and Converging Views: Drawing Sensible Linkages between Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning  

Microsoft Academic Search

Knowledge management (KM) and organizational learning (OL) have developed in both divergent and convergent ways. In particular, these fields have relatively distinct intellectual traditions and conditions that gave rise to disciplines, as well as a certain level of disparity in research focus and view of knowledge. For example, KM focuses more on the content of knowledge and products of managing

Jing Zhang; Sue R. Faerman

2003-01-01

171

From "Therapeutic" to Political Education: The Centrality of Affective Sensibility in Critical Pedagogy  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While the need for humanising education is pressing in neoliberal societies, the conditions for its possibility in formal institutions have become particularly cramped. A constellation of factors--the strength of neoliberal ideologies, the corporatisation of universities, the conflation of human freedom with consumer satisfaction and a wider…

Amsler, Sarah S.

2011-01-01

172

CROP DIFFERENT SENSIBILITY TO PHOTOSYNTESIS QUANTUM EFFICIENCIES FROM FAST CHLOROPHYLL a FLUORESCENCE IN KENAF  

Microsoft Academic Search

Increasing leaf photosynthetic rates seems to be a strait-forward way of increasing crop yield (1). Fluorescents measurements can be useful to check out differences in kenaf crop. JIP-test method can control the stress in experimental kenaf field trials in comparison with real kenaf yield crop development. The parameters developed (2) can be analyzed in random field blocks checking out the

A. González Moreno; E. F. de Andrés; L. Ayerbe; J. L. Tenorio; RJ Strasser

173

[Predicating the sensibility of patients with multiple myeloma to glucocorticoid by cochaperone P23].  

PubMed

This study was aimed to investigate the sensitive index for predicting the sensitivity of patients with multiple myeloma (MM) to glucocorticoid (GC). MM1.S, MM1.R cell lines and 10 MM patients sensitive or non-sensitive to GC were enrolled in this study. The expression of heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) and P23 in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNC) of MM patients was detected by Western blot, and its relation with GC resistance was explored. The results showed that there were no differences in HSP90, GR and I?B-? expressions among MM1.S, MM1.R, PBMNC of normal persons and MM patients, while there was apparent difference in P23; along with increasing of dexamethasone dose, the survival rate of MM1.S decreased, but that of MM1.R did not change so obviously. Among 7 cases with P23 low expression, combination treatment scheme with GC was effective in 6 cases (86%), uneffective in 1 cases (14%); while among 3 cases with P23 high expression, 1 cases (33%) showed effective to combination treatment with GC, 2 cases (67%) showed uneffective (P < 0.05). It is concluded that the P23 expression may predict the sensitivity of MM patients to GC and may be used as index for guiding clinical treatment. PMID:22391176

Xue, Jun; Xie, Xiao-Jing; Cao, Peng

2012-02-01

174

Sensible heat and friction characteristics of plate fin-and-tube heat exchangers having plane fins  

Microsoft Academic Search

In the present study, 15 samples of plate fin heat exchangers with different geometrical parameters, including the number of tube rows, fin spacing and fin thickness are tested and compared in an induced flow open wind tunnel. Results are presented in the form of friction factor and Colburn j-factor against Reynolds number based on the tube collar diameter in the

Yi-Chung Hsieh; Yur-Tsai Lin

1996-01-01

175

Sensible and latent heat transfer in cross-counterflow gas-to-gas heat exchangers  

SciTech Connect

Simultaneous heat and mass transfer during condensation in cross-counterflow gas-to-gas heat exchangers has been analyzed. The coupled heat and mass transfer equations are derived for boundary-layer controlled heat and mass transfer and include longitudinal heat conduction in the exchanger wall. A numerical method of the finite-difference type is applied to the steady-state performance. Temperature and absolute humidity distributions are calculated for exchanger parameters that are typical in air conditioning systems. Temperature and humidity efficiencies together with frosting limits are evaluated for different inlet air conditions.

Holmberg, R.B. (Flakt Evaporator AB, S-551 84 Jonkoping (SE))

1989-02-01

176

Translating culture, transcending difference? Cosmopolitan consciousness and Sufi sensibilities in New York City after 2001  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article focuses on Muslims for whom tasawwuf (Sufism) was the most authentic practice of Islam, the key to authentic Americanness after 2001, and necessary for creating harmonious communities worldwide. Like many other Muslims, the New York Sufis discussed here saw distinguishing between religious universals (“authentic Islam”) and particular ethnic and national traditions (“culture”) as part of multicultural and cosmopolitan

Rosemary R. Hicks

2008-01-01

177

AUTO-ASSEMBLAGES REVERSIBLES PH-SENSIBLES DE COPOLYMERES AMPHIPHILES EN MILIEU AQUEUX.  

E-print Network

??L'auto-assemblage en solution aqueuse des copolymères di-blocs amphiphiles à base de polystyrène (hydrophobe) et de poly(acide acrylique) (hydrophile et polyélectrolyte) est connue et décrit dans… (more)

Laruelle, Gael

2007-01-01

178

Law & psychiatry: Gun laws and mental illness: how sensible are the current restrictions?  

PubMed

This column describes federal and state laws to restrict access to firearms among people with mental illness. The contribution to public safety of these laws is likely to be small because only 3%-5% of violent acts are attributable to serious mental illness, and most do not involve guns. The categories of persons with mental illnesses targeted by the laws may not be at higher risk of violence than other subgroups in this population. The laws may deter people from seeking treatment for fear of losing the right to possess firearms and may reinforce stereotypes of persons with mental illnesses as dangerous. PMID:20591996

Appelbaum, Paul S; Swanson, Jeffrey W

2010-07-01

179

On the mechanisms of sensible heat transfer between snow and a cold atmosphere  

Microsoft Academic Search

The mechanisms of heat exchange between the atmosphere and the snowpack during cold, stable periods are imperfectly understood. Air flow over smooth snow surfaces under weak synoptic forcing creates weak or intermittently turbulent mixing conditions, strong thermal stratification, interaction of non-turbulent motions, and the possible decoupling of the boundary layer from the surface. These conditions pose serious challenges for modeling

W. Helgason; J. W. Pomeroy

2009-01-01

180

Using Learned Dependencies to Automatically Construct Sufficient and Sensible Editing Views  

Microsoft Academic Search

Databases sometimes have keys besides those pre-planned by the database designers. These are easy to discover given functional dependencies in the data. These superfluous keys are convenient ira user wishes to add data to a projection of the database. A key can be chosen that minimizes the attributes the user must edit. In a list format view, enough attribute columns

Jeffrey C. Schlimmer

1993-01-01

181

Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth (STORY): Design and methods  

Microsoft Academic Search

Project STORY is a 3-arm, randomized, planning and feasibility study assessing the effectiveness of two behavioral weight management interventions in an important and at-risk population, overweight children and their parents in medically underserved rural counties. Participants will include 90 parent–child dyads from rural counties in north central Florida. Families will be randomized to one of three conditions: (a) a Family-Based

David M. Janicke; Bethany J. Sallinen; Michael G. Perri; Lesley D. Lutes; Janet H. Silverstein; Milagros G. Huerta; Lisa A. Guion

2008-01-01

182

An Integrated MSG-Scintillometer Network System to Monitor Sensible and Latent Heat Fluxes  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The rationale of the RAO-MSG project, entitled "Development of an operational algorithm to derive the surface energy balance components from MSG, HIRLAM and a network of ground-based scintillometers" is presented. An outline is given how to come to an integrated MSG-scintillometer system to determine surface fluxes. Recent results of scintillometry research are presented also, revealing that scintillometry can provide accurate flux observations on MSG pixel scale. Various field experiments set up for our RAO-MSG project are described. Examples of two approaches we intend to develop in future are presented as well.

Debruin, H. A. R.; Moene, A. F.; Bosveld, F. C.

2004-11-01

183

Sensibility of the rectum to distension and the anorectal distension reflex in ulcerative colitis  

Microsoft Academic Search

The maximum volume of air tolerated within a rectal balloon was less in colitic patients than in normal subjects (P less than 0.001). Smaller volumes were tolerated by patients with a spontaneously bleeding mucosa than by those with less severe inflammation (P less than 0.001). Severe urgency of defaecation with incontinence was experienced by about half those with spontaneous mucosal

M J Farthing; J E Lennard-jones

1978-01-01

184

C3 Sensibility at stake | Sensibilits l'preuve --455 Experiencing built worlds  

E-print Network

, the emotional component takes on strategic importance. Building an architecture exhibition of the display is absent. Therefore, in some cases, the purpose of the show becomes of the object of display. If the construction of an atmosphere is of extreme importance

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

185

Beyond the Sensible World: A Discussion of Mark Zuss' The Practice of Theoretical Curiosity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, Gene Fellner reviews Mark Zuss's recently published "The practice of theoretical curiosity" (2012) and provides a synopsis of the book's structure. These two sections are followed by a metalogue in which Mark Zuss, Welsey Pitts, and Fellner discuss curiosity and the conundrum of establishing limits beyond which curiosity should…

Fellner, Gene; Pitts, Wesley; Zuss, Mark

2012-01-01

186

Extracción de suciedades en el lavado de tejidos de algodón acabados y suavizados con mezclas de esterquat y amoniosiliconas  

Microsoft Academic Search

Cette étude s’est proposée d’analyser la détergence globale de diverses impuretés pendant le lavage domestique sur des tissus en coton flammé et non flammé, finis avec une résine de DMDHEU, auxquels on avait appliqué des mélanges d’assouplissants de type esterquat et ammonium-silicone séparément et en mélange. Le tout, dans le but de dégager l’influence sur la détergence globale de diverses

Francisco Javier Carrión Fité; Miguel Serra Gasol

1970-01-01

187

ANALYSE CRITIQUE DES PROTOCOLES PHARMACOLOGIQUES UTILISES POUR LA RECHERCHE D'EXTRAITS ET DE SUBSTANCES PURES D'ORIGINE VEGETALE A PROPRIETES ANTIBACTERIENNE OU ANTIPARASITAIRE  

Microsoft Academic Search

The methods applied for the evaluation of antibacterial and antiparasitary activities rely in the first stage on in vitro tests. But some difficulties arise and some extracts active in vitro have no or quite no in vivo activity whereas some plants generally used for microbial or parasitary affections do not present any in vitro activity. The methodological approach has to

188

Programmable writing of graphene oxide/reduced graphene oxide fibers for sensible networks with in situ welded junctions.  

PubMed

Direct spinning of the graphene oxide (GO) dispersions from a moveable spinneret along the programmed track, i.e., a "programmable writing" technique, was developed to make nonwoven, nonknitted, graphene-based networks with excellent mechanical properties. The resulting GO networks can be successfully converted into reduced GO (RGO) ones with better mechanical properties as well as excellent electrical conductivity via thermal/chemical reduction. In situ welded junctions formed during processing of the spun fibers have made the resulting networks with the integral structure, and outstanding mechanical properties and high electrical conductivities of the spun fibers and their web integrations have provided a great opportunity to remotely sense the external mechanical stimuli via electrical signal monitoring. PMID:24708466

Cao, Jun; Zhang, Yongyi; Men, Chuanling; Sun, Yanyan; Wang, Zhaona; Zhang, Xuetong; Li, Qingwen

2014-05-27

189

Towards Green-Sensibility in African Architecture - A Climate-sensitive Approach to Design in East Africa  

E-print Network

of Buildings. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. Givoni, B. 1976. Man, Climate & Architecture. London: Applied Science Publishers Ltd. GOK (Government of Kenya). 1997. National Development Plan for the period 1997 to 2000. Nairobi: Government Printers. Kenya... of Buildings. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. Givoni, B. 1976. Man, Climate & Architecture. London: Applied Science Publishers Ltd. GOK (Government of Kenya). 1997. National Development Plan for the period 1997 to 2000. Nairobi: Government Printers. Kenya...

Ogoli, D. M.

1998-01-01

190

Le Lait, 1986,66 (4),353-370 Application d'une lectrode sensible la pression partielle  

E-print Network

pressure of carbon dioxide pC02 in various fermented milk products such as yoghurts, kefirs and acid drinks measurements in milk products (C02 content or production in kefir, yoghurt, etc.) during manufacture

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

191

Nature, daylight and sound: A sensible environment for the families, staff and patients of neonatal intensive care units  

Microsoft Academic Search

In healthcare environments, elements like nature, daylight and sound have been found to significantly influence the healing process of patients, by enhancing the quality of their recovery, shortening their hospital stay and consequently reducing hospital costs. For instance, it has been shown that exposure to nature triggers positive responses in people, daylight affects human psychology, and different sounds have varying

Ana Praskach

2009-01-01

192

Subjective face recognition difficulties, aberrant sensibility, sleeping disturbances and aberrant eating habits in families with Asperger syndrome  

Microsoft Academic Search

BACKGROUND: The present study was undertaken in order to determine whether a set of clinical features, which are not included in the DSM-IV or ICD-10 for Asperger Syndrome (AS), are associated with AS in particular or whether they are merely a familial trait that is not related to the diagnosis. METHODS: Ten large families, a total of 138 persons, of

Taina Nieminen-von Wendt; Juulia E Paavonen; Tero Ylisaukko-Oja; Susan Sarenius; Tiia Källman; Irma Järvelä; Lennart von Wendt

2005-01-01

193

General Relativity Without Paradigm of Space-Time Covariance:. Sensible Quantum Gravity and Resolution of the "problem of Time"  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Covariance of space and time in General Relativity (GR) entails a number of technical and conceptual difficulties. Remarkably, these can be resolved by a paradigm shift from full 4-dimensional general coordinate invariance to invariance only with respect to spatial diffeomorphisms. The framework for a theory of gravity with this paradigm shift, from quantum to classical regimes, is presented; GR is contained as a special case. Appositely formulated as a master constraint, the Hamiltonian constraint now determines only dynamics; and is relieved of its dual role of generating symmetry transformations. The Dirac algebra, in which 4-dimensional diffeomorphism symmetry is only realized on-shell, is replaced by the master constraint algebra which possesses only spatial diffeomorphism gauge symmetry, both on- and off-shell. Decomposition of the spatial metric into unimodular and determinant, q, factors results in mutually commuting pairs of canonical variables. The classical content of GR can be captured with a Hamiltonian constraint linear in the trace of the momentum. This implies a theory of quantum gravity can be described by a Schrodinger equation first order in intrinsic time ln q accompanied with positive semi-definite probability density. The semi-classical Hamilton-Jacobi equation is also first order in intrinsic time, with the implication of being complete; and gauge-invariant physical observables can be constructed from integration constants of its complete integral solution. Classical space-time, with direct correlation of its proper times and intrinsic time intervals, emerges from constructive interference; and the physical content of GR can be regained from a theory with a true Hamiltonian generating intrinsic time translations, but with only spatial diffeomorphism symmetry. The framework also prompts natural extensions towards a well-behaved quantum theory of gravity.

Soo, Chopin; Yu, Hoi-Lai

2013-12-01

194

Synthesis of soluble rare-earth metal bisphthalocyanines and their Langmuir–Blodgett films for gas sensibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

In the present work, the synthesis of octa-4-(2,4-di-tert-pentylphenoxyl)-substituted rare-earth bisphthalocyanine with Sm, Er and Nd as central metal atom, respectively, is described. These compounds have improved solubility in organic solvents, and can form homogenous and relatively stable films at the air\\/water interface. The Langmuir film can be transferred by vertical dipping onto substrates with Z-type configuration. In Langmuir–Blodgett (LB) films,

Bingjie Liang; Chunwei Yuan; Yu Wei; Yin Zhang; Dapeng Jiang; Shaogong Zhang; Ande Lu

1997-01-01

195

Franois-Ronan Dubois Paru dans Magazine de la communication de crise & Sensible 21 (2013) : 18-33.  

E-print Network

). Quality TV : Contemporary American Television and Beyond. Londres : I. B. Tauris, 2007. 2 Je pr�sente ici�seaux 3.12 (1985) : 19- 28 & Bujdoso, Agn�s. � Traditions and Innovations in Contemporary American TV, Doctor Who : The Unfolding Text, Londres, 1983. 5 McCabe Janet, Akass Kim. � It's not TV, It's Quality TV

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

196

Membrane Dehumidifier: High-Efficiency, On-Line Membrane Air Dehumidifier Enabling Sensible Cooling for Warm and Humid Climates  

SciTech Connect

BEETIT Project: ADMA Products is developing a foil-like membrane for air conditioners that efficiently removes moisture from humid air. ADMA Products’s metal foil-like membrane consists of a paper thin, porous metal sheet coated with a layer of water-loving molecules. This new membrane allows water vapor to permeate across the membrane at high fluxes and at the same time, blocks air penetration efficiently resulting in high selectivity. The high selectivity of the membrane translates to less energy use, while the high permeation fluxes result in a more compact device. The new materials and the flat foil-like nature of the membrane facilitate the mass production of a low-coast compact dehumidification device

None

2010-09-01

197

A simple route to fabricate high sensibility gas sensors based on erbium doped ZnO nanocrystals  

Microsoft Academic Search

ZnO based nanostructures including ZnO and erbium (Er) doped ZnO nanocrystals (NCs) were synthesized by a one-step solvothermal method. Compared with the pure ZnO NCs, photoluminescence (PL) of the Er-doped ZnO NCs made an improvement in the visible emissions, which was attributed to the defects or vacancies resulted from Er-dopants. The enhanced defects or vacancies resulted in high activity surfaces,

Xian-Hua Zhang; Jie Chen; Yaping Wu; Zhaoxiong Xie; Junyong Kang; Lansun Zheng

2011-01-01

198

The 'Noble Lie' and Tensions in Moral Sensibility that Form the Platonic Grid; Making Modern Day 'Dogs of War'  

E-print Network

rather than exploit vulnerable civilians. Plato proposes educating guardians with a natural disposition to believe the ?noble lie,? that it is better to serve others than to pursue selfinterest for personal gain; but, would the proper tension in moral...

Lasse, Stephen R.

2010-07-14

199

“In our own blood drenched the pen”: Italy and Sensibility in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's last poems (1862)  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article reconsiders on two counts the highly influential and eloquent interpretation of Barrett Browning's poetic engagement with the Risorgimento offered by Sandra Gilbert, who sees her personal and professional rejuvenation in direct correspondence with the Risorgimento. Firstly, her poetic response to Italian politics radically alters between her elopement to Italy in 1846 and her death in 1861, in contradistinction

Alison Chapman

2003-01-01

200

Realities of weather extremes on daily life in urban India - How quantified impacts infer sensible adaptation options  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Emerging and developing economies are currently undergoing one of the profoundest socio-spatial transitions in their history, with strong urbanization and weather extremes bringing about changes in the economy, forms of living and living conditions, but also increasing risks and altered social divides. The impacts of heat waves and strong rain events are therefore differently perceived among urban residents. Addressing the social differences of climate change impacts1 and expanding targeted adaptation options have emerged as urgent policy priorities, particularly for developing and emerging economies2. This paper discusses the perceived impacts of weather-related extreme events on different social groups in New Delhi and Hyderabad, India. Using network statistics and scenario analysis on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (FCMs) as part of a vulnerability analysis, the investigation provides quantitative and qualitative measures to compare impacts and adaptation strategies for different social groups. Impacts of rain events are stronger than those of heat in both cities and affect the lower income classes particularly. Interestingly, the scenario analysis (comparing altered networks in which the alteration represents a possible adaptation measure) shows that investments in the water infrastructure would be most meaningful and more effective than investments in, e.g., the traffic infrastructure, despite the stronger burden from traffic disruptions and the resulting concentration of planning and policy on traffic ease and investments. The method of Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping offers a link between perception and modeling, and the possibility to aggregate and analyze the views of a large number of stakeholders. Our research has shown that planners and politicians often know about many of the problems, but are often overwhelmed by the problems in their respective cities and look for a prioritization of adaptation options. FCM provides this need and identifies priority adaptation options when resources are scarce. 1 Parry ML, Canziani OF, Palutikof JP, van der Linden PJ, Hanson CE (eds) (2007) Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge New York. 2 TERI (2007) Adaptation to Climate Change in the context of Sustainable Development. Background Paper to the conference ''Climate Change and Sustainable Development: An international workshop to strengthen research and understanding'', 7-8 April 2006, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi.

Reckien, D.

2012-12-01

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S.674, The Sensible Advertising and Family Education Act. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This Congressional hearing discusses legislation that would require health warnings to be included in advertisements of alcoholic beverages. Opening statements are included from Senators Hollings, Burns, Danforth, Thurmond, and Simon, and from Representative Kennedy. Testimony is included from two panels of witnesses, whose members include: (1)…

Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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"Help Wanted, Inquire Within": Estimation. Activities and Thoughts That Emphasize Dealing Sensibly with Numbers through the Processes of Estimation. (Grades 1-6). Title I Elementary Mathematics Program.  

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Developed for elementary teachers, this activity unit is designed to teach students the importance of estimation in developing quantitative thinking. Nine ways in which estimation is useful to students are listed, and five general guidelines are offered to the teacher for planning estimation activities. Specific guidelines are provided for…

Gronert, Joie; Marshall, Sally

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Disaggregating Cooling Energy Use of Commercial Buildings Into Sensible and Latent Fractions From Whole-Building Monitored Data: Methodology and Advantages  

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energy use and the ambient conditions, the required system parameters include: (i) cold deck supply temperature, (ii) hot deck supply temperature, (iii) mixed air temperature or ventilation rate, (iv) internal gains, and (v) total mass flow rate...

Katipamula, S.; Reddy, T. A.; Claridge, D. E.

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la perte de matriaux nutritifs par suite des fermentations, exprime en units fourragres de l'aliment initial, ne dpasse pas sensiblement  

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qui a été utilisé dans le calcul de la dépense résultant de l'utilisation du maïs. (A suivre) GERBER) Exécution du dosage dans, des conditions exactement connues, officiellement réglées ; durée et vitesse de la méthodes, on a opposé, dans le tableau comparatif suivant, l'exécution' du dosage d'après les deux procédés

Boyer, Edmond

205

Observation of Sensible and Latent Heat Fluxes Over a Mixed Savanna - Agricultural Catchment in the Semi-Arid Sudanian Savanna, Burkina Faso  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Evaporation and the surface energy balance over two land cover types in Sudanian savanna were investigated in terms of their seasonal and interannual variability using four years of eddy covariance measurement (2009-2013). The observations demonstrate the strong controls on evaporation by vegetation through modification of the surface roughness, albedo, and available moisture related to seasonal variations in land cover and topography. Two characteristic land uses of semi-arid West Africa (Burkina Faso) were monitored: agricultural fields and gallery forest. The sites receive around 800 mm of rain most years, typically between the months of May and October, with up to approximately 20% being transferred to runoff. Seasonal variation in all components of the energy balance was found to be greater over the agricultural landscape, the total latent energy flux over the gallery forest was higher by approximately 30%, and the evaporative fraction was more dependent on soil moisture in the agricultural fields. According to the diurnal behavior of the evaporative fraction, we isolate constant periods that we compare with measures of cloudy sky, NDVI and soil moisture. We identify predictors of diurnal variation of the evaporative fraction according to land cover, which allows incorporation of remote sensing and satellite data. Improved understanding of the variability of fluxes over diverse land cover will allow us to improve the estimation of evaporation to the atmosphere over the entire watershed. Ongoing outreach projects accompany this research to integrate findings with local knowledge to improve resilience of small-scale rain fed agriculture.

Ceperley, N. C.; Mande, T.; Van De Giesen, N.; Tyler, S. W.; Rinaldo, A.; Parlange, M. B.

2013-12-01

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a necessary consequence of Titan's widely varying seasonal insola-tion, will affect the magnitude of the surface sensible heat flux  

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a necessary consequence of Titan's widely varying seasonal insola- tion, will affect the magnitude lapse rate is close to the boundary between stability and instability, as has been measured on Titan13 will not occur. At the time of our observations, Titan was approaching southern summer solstice, and, owing

Cai, Long

207

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL 39. NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2009 1 Sensible Organizations: Technology and  

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have been able to identify, measure, and quantify social interactions, group behavior intrigued social scientists interested in enhancing organizational effectiveness and individual well. By using on-body sensors in large groups of people for extended periods of time in naturalistic settings we

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 39, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2009 43 Sensible Organizations: Technology and  

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, we have been able to identify, measure, and quantify social interactions, group behavior intrigued social scientists interested in enhancing organizational effectiveness and individual well, A. Mohan, and A. Pentland are with the Human Dynamics Research Group, Media Laboratory

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L'utilisation de la polarimetrie radar et de la decomposition de Touzi pour la caracterisation et la classification des physionomies vegetales des milieux humides : le cas du lac Saint-Pierre  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Wetlands fill many important ecological functions and contribute to the biodiversity of fauna and flora. Although there is a growing recognition of the importance to protect these areas, it remains that their integrity is still threatened by the pressure of human activities. The inventory and the systematic monitoring of wetlands are a necessity and remote sensing is the only realistic way to achieve this goal. The primary objective of this thesis is to contribute and improve the wetland characterization using satellite polarimetric data acquired in L (ALOS-PALSAR) and C (RADARSAT-2) band. This thesis is based on two hypotheses (Ch. 1). The first hypothesis stipulate that classes of plant physiognomies, based on plant structure, are more appropriate than classes of plant species because they are best adapted to the information content of polarimetric radar data. The second hypothesis states that polarimetric decomposition algorithms allow an optimal extraction of polarimetric information compared to a multi-polarized approach based on the HH, HV and VV channels (Ch. 3). In particular, the contribution of the incoherent Touzi decomposition for the inventory and monitoring of wetlands is examined in detail. This decomposition allows the characterization of the scattering type, its phase, orientation, symmetry, degree of polarization and the backscattered power of a target with a series of parameters extracted from an analysis of the coherency matrix eigenvectors and eigenvalues. The lake Saint-Pierre region was chosen as the study site because of the great diversity of its wetlands that are covering more than 20 000 ha. One of the challenges posed by this thesis is that there is neither a standard system enumerating all the possible physiognomic classes nor an accurate description of their characteristics and dimensions. Special attention was given to the creation of these classes by combining several data sources and more than 50 plant species were grouped into nine physiognomic classes (Ch. 7, 8 and 9). Several analyzes are proposed to validate the hypotheses of this thesis (Ch. 9). Sensitivity analysis using scatter plots are performs to study the characteristics and dispersion of plant physiognomic classes in various features space consisting of polarimetric parameters or polarization channels (Ch. 10 and 12). Time series of made of RADARSAT-2 images are used to deepen the understanding of the seasonal evolution of plant physiognomies (Ch. 12). The transformed divergence algorithm is used to quantify the separability between physiognomic classes and to identify the parameters (s) that contribute the most to their separability (Ch. 11 and 13). Classifications are also proposed and the results compared to an existing map of the lake Saint-Pierre wetlands (Ch. 14). Finally, an analysis of the potential of polarimetric parameters in C and L-band is proposed for the monitoring of peatlands hydrology (Ch. 15 and 16). Sensitivity analyses show that the parameters of the 1st component, relative to the dominant (polarized) part of the signal, are sufficient for a general characterization of plant physiognomies. The parameters of the second and third components are, however, needed for better class separability (Ch. 11 and 13) and a better discrimination between wetlands and uplands (Ch. 14). This thesis shows that it is preferable to consider individually the parameters of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd components rather than their weighted sum by their respective eigenvalues (Ch. 10 and 12). This thesis also examines the complementarity between the structural parameters and those related to the backscattered power, often ignored and normalized by most polarimetric decomposition. (Abstract shortened by UMI.)

Gosselin, Gabriel

210

La inoculación de plantas con Pantoea sp., bacteria solubilizadora de fosfatos, incrementa la concentración de P en los tejidos foliares Plant inoculation with Pantoea sp., phosphate solubilising-bacteria increases P concentration in leaf tissues  

Microsoft Academic Search

Phosphorus is an essential mineral macronutrient for plant growth and development. Although it can be found in soils in different mineral forms, its low solubility decrease its availability for plants; the nutri- ent should be added to crops as fertiliser. World sources of P are limited and in the near future they will suffer a remarkable decrease. Using P solubiliser

Jorge Cordero Elvia; Patricia Ortega-Rodés; Eduardo Ortega

2008-01-01

211

In a recent issue of Nature (Nature 434, 956) Steve Donovan expressed his opposition to an all-online submission and peer-review system, based on the very sensible argument  

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spending too long a time referring each individual manuscript I accept to review (often time a full weekSir, In a recent issue of Nature (Nature 434, 956) Steve Donovan expressed his opposition to an all-online sometimes causes much trouble to visualize the e- mailed documents. Although it seemed that this could

Michalet, Xavier

212

Internal preference mapping of hedonic ratings for Ranch salad dressings varying in fat and garlic flavor 1 Presented at Sense & Sensibility, the 3rd Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, Ålesund, Norway, August 1998. 1  

Microsoft Academic Search

Product users and likers tasted and rated samples of Ranch salad dressing (a viscous, buttermilk-based dressing high in dairy, onion, garlic, and pepper flavors) varying in fat and garlic flavor according to a 32 factorial design for liking of texture\\/mouthfeel, flavor (taste and smell) and overall degree of liking. Data was analyzed first by analysis of variance (ANOVA), multiple mean

Carol Yackinous; Charlene Wee; Jean-Xavier Guinard

1999-01-01

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The following are typical equations and conversions for calculating flux densities of sensible, latent and carbon dioxide from eddy covariances presented by Kevin Tu, St. Louis (10/97). The  

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pressure and constant volume. This ratio is very close to the ratio of the specific heats for dry air Cp) ? Ma is the moleculair weight of dry air (0.0289644 kg/mol) ? Cp is the specific heat of dry air (1004.84 J/(K.kg)) ? V is the molar volume of air (m3/mol) V= R * TK / P ? R is the universal gas constant (0

Tu, Kevin

214

Leaves of Citrus aurantifolia exhibit a different sensibility to solar UV-B radiation according to development stage in relation to photosynthetic pigments and UV-B absorbing compounds production  

Microsoft Academic Search

Plants of Citrus aurantifolia grown in a greenhouse without solar UV radiation (UVR) were transferred outdoors to evaluate the effect of solar UV-B radiation (UVBR, 280–315nm) in prior-developed leaves, constituted by apical bud and those fully expanded before being taken outdoors, and post-developed leaves, formed by those expanded outdoors. Results demonstrated that over a 40 d outdoor period leaf chlorophyll

Silvina Ibañez; Mariana Rosa; Mirna Hilal; Juan A. González; Fernando E. Prado

2008-01-01

215

Lderes en Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual en pases de habla Hispana y Portuguesa PATENTES DE SOFTWARE  

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identidad genética de los animales que supongan para éstos sufrimientos sin utilidad médica o veterinaria sustancial para el hombre o el animal, y los animales resultantes de tales procedimientos (2) variedades vegetales y las razas animales(2) variedades vegetales y las razas animales (3) procedimientos esencialmente

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Nota de prensa CSIC c o m u n i c a c i n  

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especies animales y vegetales podr�an perder entre dos y tres veces m�s �rea de distribuci�n por el cambio. "Las especies animales y vegetales no funcionan como bloques uniformes sino que est�n compuestas por animales y de clasificar las diferencias poblacionales de su plasticidad fenot�pica y su adaptaci�n local

217

Swedish energy storage projects 1979: Research-development-full-scale experiments supported by governmental organizations  

Microsoft Academic Search

The material contains 94 projects. Projects included: general studies and comparisons of storage methods; sensible storage in water; sensible storage in ground and rock; sensible storage in parts of building structures; latent storage; thermochemical storage; batteries; storage of hydrogen.

S. Atterkvist

1980-01-01

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Swedish Energy Storage Projects 1979. Research-Development-Full-Scale Experiments Supported by Governmental Organizations.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The material contains 94 projects, divided up as follows: General studies and comparisons of storage methods; Sensible storage in water; Sensible storage in ground and rock; Sensible storage in parts of building structures; Latent storage; Thermochemical ...

S. Atterkvist

1980-01-01

219

La pigmentación amarilla del tejido adiposo de bovinos finalizados en pastoreo y su relación con su concentración de carotenoides y el perfil de ácidos grasos Yellow pigmentation of adipose tissue of pasture-fed tropical cattle as related to its carotenoid concentration and fatty-acid profile  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two groups of pasture-fed cattle were sampled at slaughter: 52 animals in Spring 1999, and 60 animals the following Summer. Subcutaneous adipose tissue samples (from the 13th rib region) from the first group of animals were assayed for colour (Minolta values) and carotenoid concentration by HPLC; samples from the second group (from sternum, 13th rib and rump) were additionally analysed

Saúl Barrón Gutierreza

220

Allerta sale! Ecco come le piante "frenano"per sopravvivere Dalla ricerca di base prospettive promettenti per migliorare  

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abbassamento di acido gibberellico (GA), un ormone vegetale che funziona da induttore della crescita. Studi più'inattivazione (tramite degradazione) prodotta da questo ormone di una classe di proteine chiamate DELLA, le quali hanno

De Cindio, Fiorella

221

Using Soluble Calcium to Stimulate Plant Growth (Spanish )  

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?geno. C?mo se realiz? la investigaci?n Durante la temporada de crecimiento, diversas especies vegetales cultivadas en invernadero fueron fer- tilizadas varias veces con soluciones nutritivas con dis- tintas proporciones de calcio y amonio, con el fin de...?geno. C?mo se realiz? la investigaci?n Durante la temporada de crecimiento, diversas especies vegetales cultivadas en invernadero fueron fer- tilizadas varias veces con soluciones nutritivas con dis- tintas proporciones de calcio y amonio, con el fin de...

Feagley, Sam E.; Fenn, Lloyd B.

1999-08-10

222

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Constructed Wetlands (Spanish)  

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tejido duro o suave, algunos, expertos creen que las plantas de tejido duro son mejores porque pueden ofrecer una v?a para que el ox?geno entre al humedal durante el invierno y reducir la necesidad del mantenimiento de plantas. Sin embargo, los residentes... prefieren plantas de tejido suave porque por lo general tienen flores y son llamativas. Recuerde que si usa plantas de tejido suave, el sistema puede necesitar m?s mantenimiento. Tratamiento Primero, el tanque s?ptico trata las aguas negras. El tanque, que...

Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan

2002-04-18

223

11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries, Fall 2005  

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This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries. The word "sensibility" refers to an awareness of key developmental ...

Sanyal, Bishwapriya

224

Observations on sensory and sympathetic function during intrathecal analgesia  

Microsoft Academic Search

A dilute solution of procaine in glucose solution was injected by slow drip into the lumbar theca of patients to cause a differential block. Vasodilatation of the skin vessels of the lower limbs always occurred before any change in sensibility. The first changes in sensibility were inability to fell painful stimuli and warm stimuli; these two forms of sensibility were

P W Nathan

1976-01-01

225

Subcutaneous photophores in the jumbo squid Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny, 1835) (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) Fotóforos subcutáneos en el calamar gigante Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny, 1835) (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae)  

Microsoft Academic Search

Resumen.- En Dosidicus gigas se observaron pequeñas inclusiones de color amarillo pálido embebidas a distintas profundidades en el músculo del manto, las que corresponden a fotóforos. A nivel histológico los fotóforos están formados por un tejido fotogenerador, que se tiñe de color naranja intenso con tinción tricrómica de Mallory y un tejido vacuolar, que lo rodea y penetra en éste,

Karin B. Lohrmann

2008-01-01

226

Las personas con diabetes deben lograr un balance entre los  

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en un lado del plato y los alimentos bajos en carbohidratos al otro lado. Karen Halderson, MPH, RD bajos en carbohidratos, manteniendo cada uno en su propio lado del plato o de la mesa. Comer vegetales en diferentes lados de su plato y ver si su plato está "balanceado". Sin embargo, muchas veces

227

Nuestra Tierra Primavera 2005 pgina 13 Ciencias ambientales  

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- plancton [animales mi- croscópicos que flotan en el agua], etc.). Estos mi- crofósiles están conteni- dos ac- tuales, superficiales, per- mite determinar los con- juntos de animales y vegetales micros produjeron este cambio. Dentro del zooplancton se encuentran los proto- zoos, organismos animales

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

228

United States Department of the Interior , Oscar L. Chapman, Secretary Fish and Wildli fe Service, Albert M. D~, Director  

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del hombre consiste tanto de productoa vegetales como animales y au r~girnen alimenticio var!a de nuestros animales proviene del mundo vegetal, aunque un animal carn!voro, como por ejemplo el perro, consume carne crucla. Los pec.es son animales a la vez omn!varos y carn!voros. Algunas especies tienen

229

Introduccin Un nmero creciente de estudios est  

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(mutualismos) entre especies, concretamente las que se establecen entre muchas plantas y animales, promueven la invasiones vegetales y animales. Por otro lado, una vez integradas en la comunidad receptora, las especies flores o frutos y por animales polinizadores o dispersantes de semillas, respectivamente. Actualmente, es

Traveset, Anna

230

High performance liquid desiccant cooling system simulation at standard ARI conditions  

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cooling load capacity) from 16% to 66%. A new configuration was developed effectively substituting the indirect evaporative cooler with a sensible heat exchanger and direct evaporative cooler. Six cooling cycle operating conditions were varied... load capacity Q , ? the sensible cooling load capacity Q~ ? the heat required for desiccant regeneration R* - coefficient of determination Re - Reynolds number of air across regenerator RH ? relative humidity SHR ? the sensible heat ratio storage...

McDonald, Brian Francis

2012-06-07

231

¿Cómo puede usted contribuir a la investigación médica?  

Cancer.gov

Información sobre la donación de muestras, como sangre y tejido, y cómo esto puede contribuir a la investigación médica. También incluye lo que usted debe saber antes de decidir si donar es lo más adecuado para usted.

232

Linfedema (PDQ®)  

Cancer.gov

Resumen de información revisada por expertos sobre la anatomía, la patofisiología, las manifestaciones clínicas, el diagnóstico y el tratamiento del linfedema relacionado con el cáncer, una afección en la que se acumula líquido linfático en los tejidos y causa inflamación..

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Informes de patología  

Cancer.gov

Hoja informativa que describe el tipo de información que puede aparecer en un informe de patología, el cual contiene los resultados de la examinación visual y microscópica del tejido extirpado durante una biopsia o cirugía.

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Acceptance & CommitmentTherapy for depression  

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� Radical behaviourism = everything is behaviour � Sensibilities of humanism, Buddhism, The University inflexibility Dominance of Past & Future Experiential avoidance Cognitive Fusion Attachment to the self `story

Swain, Peter

235

FIRE_AX_ECMWF_SFDIAG  

... Point Temperature Evaporation Precipitation Solar Radiation Surface Latent Heat Flux Surface Sensible Heat Flux Surface Stress Temperature Thermal Radiation Wind Speed Order Data:  ASDC Order Tool: ...

2014-05-06

236

Impacts des routes sur le comportement et la survie du caribou forestier.  

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??Les activités humaines ont des impacts négatifs pour plusieurs espèces animales. Le caribou (Rangifer tarandus), notamment, semble particulièrement sensible au dérangement provoqué par les structures… (more)

Leblond, Mathieu

2013-01-01

237

A SemiEmpirical Method to Estimate Enthalpy Exchanger Performance and a Comparison of Alternative Frost Control Strategies  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes a new method to predict the steady-state performance of enthalpy exchangers. The approach is based on the familiar ?-NTU heat exchanger methodology and requires only two reference operating points for calibration. The reference data are the sensible and latent effectiveness for two different balanced flow operating conditions. Using this information, the method allows prediction of the sensible

Sebastian Freund; S. A. Klein; D. T. Reindl

2003-01-01

238

An analysis of errors in the calculation of energy flux densities above vegetation by a Bowen-ratio profile method  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Bowen-ratio profile method for calculating total carbon dioxide, latent heat, and sensible heat flux density above a corn crop was used by measuring temperature, water vapor, and CO2 concentrations at several heights in the aerodynamic boundary layer of the crop. The ratio (a) of sensible heat flux density to carbon dioxide flux density as well as the Bowen ratio

T. R. Sinclair; L. H. Allen; E. R. Lemon

1975-01-01

239

An analysis of errors in the calculation of energy flux densities above vegetation by a Bowen-ratio profile method  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Bowen-ratio profile method for calculating total carbon dioxide, latent heat, and sensible heat flux density above a corn crop was used by measuring temperature, water vapor, and CO2 concentrations at several heights in the aerodynamic boundary layer of the crop. The ratio (alpha) of sensible heat flux density to carbon dioxide flux density as well as the Bowen ratio

T. R. Sinclair; L. H. Allen; E. R. Lemon

1975-01-01

240

Thinking and Writing About Complexity Theory in the Clinical Setting  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article is an examination of the usefulness of using complexity theory as a model of development and change in the clinical setting. Using a clinical case, the article addresses 4 questions: What is complexity theory? How does adopting a complexity model affect and change one's clinical sensibility? How does a complex sensibility look and feel in the clinical setting?

Joye Weisel-Barth

2006-01-01

241

Christianity and punitive mentalities: A qualitative study  

Microsoft Academic Search

According to David Garland (1990) scholars should be concerned about the cultural foundations of punishment in modern western society, such as religion. To this end, Garland conceptualizes punitive mentalities and sensibilities that provide the cultural support for structural systems ofpunishment. Punitive mentalities are ways of thinking about punishment, whereas punitive sensibilities are ways of feeling about punishment. Garlandsuggests that religious

Kimberly J. Cook

2003-01-01

242

Evapotranspiration fluxes over mixed vegetation areas measured from large aperture scintillometer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Routine measurement of spatially averaged surface fluxes of sensible heat (H) in river basins is now feasible. These fluxes, when combined with net radiation estimates, can be used to derive areally averaged actual evapotranspiration (ET). The scintillation method is shown to be promising method for estimating areally averaged sensible heat fluxes. The large aperture scintillometer (LAS) is an optical device

H. M. Hemakumara; Lalith Chandrapala; Arnold F. Moene

2003-01-01

243

DSC analysis for the evaluation of an energy storing wallboard  

Microsoft Academic Search

Sensible heat storage in building materials has been practiced for thousands of years. Recent work at the Centre for Building Studies of Concordia University on the incorporation of various phase change materials (PCMs) in gypsum wallboard has resulted in the addition of their latent heat values to the sensible heat storage value of wallboard. In this way its heat storage

D. Feldman; D. Banu

1996-01-01

244

staying safe Travel in taxis  

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..................................................0800 555777 Lifeline Project Drug Advice......................0161 839 2054 Gay Switchboard is a vibrant, exciting and busy city, and like most big cities, you need to adopt some sensible precautions around and staying healthy. Taking care of yourself Try and adopt some sensible precautions when out

245

Near infrared spectra are more sensitive to land use changes than physical, chemical and biological soil properties  

Microsoft Academic Search

We studied the sensibility of the near infrared spectra (NIR) of soils to the changes caused by land use, and we compared with the sensibility of different sets of physical, chemical and biological soil properties. For this purpose, we selected three land uses, constituted by forest, almond trees orchards, and orchards abandoned between 10 and 15 years previously to sampling.

C. Guerrero; R. Zornoza; J. Mataix-Solera; J. Mataix-Beneyto; K. Scow

2009-01-01

246

Advanced thermal energy storage concept definition study for solar Brayton power plants. Volume II. Thermal energy storage system sizing computer program. Period covered: July 1, 1976December 31, 1976  

Microsoft Academic Search

This document describes the computer program used in conceptual studies of phase change and sensible heat thermal energy storage systems. The model assumes the phase change media is contained in a tube-in-bath configuration. The sensible heat medium is contained in high pressure tanks. The program has been used in conjunction with, but is not necessarily limited to, a high temperature,

Gintz

1977-01-01

247

Low temperature thermal energy storage: A state-of-the-art survey  

Microsoft Academic Search

The preliminary version of an analysis of activities in research, development, and demonstration of low temperature thermal energy storage (TES) technologies having applications in renewable energy systems is presented. Three major categories of thermal storage devices are considered: sensible heat; phase change materials; and reversible thermochemical reactions. Both short-term and annual thermal energy storage technologies based on principles of sensible

F. Baylin

1979-01-01

248

Thermal energy storage for solar power generation - State of the art  

Microsoft Academic Search

High temperature storage for applications in solar-thermal electric systems is considered. Noting that thermal storage is in either the form of latent, sensible or chemically stored heat, sensible heat storage is stressed as the most developed of the thermal storage technologies, spanning direct heating of a storage medium from 120-1250 C. Current methods involve solids, packed beds, fluidized beds, liquids,

K. N. Shukla

1981-01-01

249

Fumigation of pollutants into a growing convective boundary layer over an inhomogeneous surface: a large eddy simulation  

Microsoft Academic Search

The effects of surface inhomogeneity of sensible heat flux on fumigation have been investigated by large-eddy simulation (LES) in the present study. The surface inhomogeneity consists of regularly aligned squares of park area surrounded by built-up area, the two types of surface having different values of sensible heat flux. The dynamics of such a CBL, named the urban CBL (UCBL),

X.-M. Cai; M. Nasrullah; Y. Huang

2004-01-01

250

Prcticas de Ecologa. 3 Biologa, UAM FUENTES DOCUMENTALES (informacin general)  

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:400.000 Mapa de Suelos (Proyecto LUCDEME) 1:100.000 IRYDA: Fotos del Vuelo Interministerial 1976-80 1:18.000 2 #12;Prácticas de Ecología. 3º Biología, UAM · C.S.I.C.: Mapa de Suelos de España 1:1.000.000 · C de Formaciones Vegetales y usos actuales del suelo, Mapa edafológico, Mapa de Vías Pecuarias 1

Seoane, Javier

251

[Therapy verification film for field control during cobalt-60 radiotherapy].  

PubMed

The therapy-verification-film RP/V X-omat, which the Society Kodak produces, is a gamma ray sensible film, which because of its relative non-sensibility by irradiation of about 25-150 r, presents a density of S =0,7 to S = 3,9 and is good exploitable. Therefore, it is appropriated to the field controls during the radiotherapy especially for the mantel field technique. It represents a good complement of the gamma ray sensible film RPTL. PMID:1154445

Kutzner, J; Manczak, G

1975-05-01

252

Como Lo Hago Yo: Myelomeningocele  

PubMed Central

Fortificación con ádico fólico es efectiva, pero aún falta conciencia en los jóvenes. La legalidad del aborto aumenta la importancia de la consulta prenatal. Realizo la cirugía bajo microcoscopio por razones didácticas. Irrigación continua para reducir la temperatura del tejido. Trato a la plaqueta como tejido viable. No suturo la plaqueta. No cierro músculo. ATB por una semana después de cirugía. Hidrocefalia: Válvula en todos los casos de ventriculomegalia. Médula anclada: Desanclar una sola vez. Chiari II: Revisar la válvula. Incluir en el seguimiento rendimiento escolar, puede indicar obstrucción de la válvula o médula anclada. PMID:24791217

Lazareff, Jorge

2014-01-01

253

Proper Injection Techniques in Dairy Cattle (Spanish)  

E-print Network

son la acumulaci?n de tejido muerto en una cavidad causado por una infecci?n. La presencia de abscesos en la canal causa decomisos y p?rdidas econ?micas. La mayor?a de los defectos Algunas vacunas deben ser ? refrigeradas. Use hielo o paquetes... son la acumulaci?n de tejido muerto en una cavidad causado por una infecci?n. La presencia de abscesos en la canal causa decomisos y p?rdidas econ?micas. La mayor?a de los defectos Algunas vacunas deben ser ? refrigeradas. Use hielo o paquetes...

Villarino, Mario A.

2009-05-04

254

AC System Equipment Specification, Installation and Operational Options for Improved Indoor Humidity Control  

E-print Network

High-efficiency home designs have significantly reduced sensible cooling loads, and some building codes and IAQ standards have begun requiring continuous outdoor ventilation air. These trends have led to an increased prevalence of high indoor...

Shirey, D. B.

255

Hot Thermal Storage/Selective Energy System Reduces Electric Demand for Space Cooling As Well As Heating in Commercial Application  

E-print Network

costs during the cooling season as well as the heating season. To achieve air conditioning savings, the system separates dehumidification from sensible cooling; dehumidifies by desiccant absorption, using heat from storage to dry the desiccant...

Meckler, G.

1985-01-01

256

Cromer Cycle Air Conditioner: A Study to Confirm Target Performance  

E-print Network

The Cromer cycle uses a desiccant wheel operating in conjunction with a typical air conditioning system. Simulations and laboratory prototypes demonstrate that the cycle has the potential for enhanced humidity control with sensible heat ratios...

Cromer, C. J.

2001-01-01

257

SURFACE HEAT FLUX DERIVED FROM SODAR AMPLITUDE AND FREQUENCY DATA: A COMPARISON  

EPA Science Inventory

Sensible heat flux measurements were made in an agricultural setting near Champaign, Illinois by using doppler sodar, eddy correlations and profile methods during convective conditions during an experimental study called VOICE, (Vertical Observations Involving Convective Exchange...

258

Energy Savings in Food Processing Dehumidification  

E-print Network

intensive and often mechanically unreliable. For a decade, the authors have utilized sensible exchangers to enhance latent transfer for moisture removal in supermarkets, breweries, and HVAC applications. The correct application of these techniques results...

Turney, R. L.; Young, F. J.

1994-01-01

259

A compact transport and charge model for GaN-based high electron mobility transistors for RF applications  

E-print Network

Gallium Nitride (GaN)-based high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) are rapidly emerging as front-runners in high-power mm-wave circuit applications. For circuit design with current devices and to allow sensible future ...

Radhakrishna, Ujwal

2013-01-01

260

The Effect of Diurnal Sea Surface Temperature Warming on Climatological Air–Sea Fluxes  

E-print Network

Diurnal sea surface warming affects the fluxes of latent heat, sensible heat, and upwelling longwave radiation. Diurnal warming most typically reaches maximum values of 3°C, although very localized events may reach 7°–8°C. ...

Clayson, Carol Anne

261

New, Safe and Affordable Credit Options for America's Underbanked  

E-print Network

­ Problems of Scale and Access Jonathan Zinman, Dartmouth College - I question the premise/sensible/efficient reasons o Weeded out o Weed selves out debt aversion sophist. about own limits *sophist about own income

Lotko, William

262

Systems of chemical reactions in biology : dynamics, stochasticity, spatial effects and model reduction  

E-print Network

Cells are continuously sensing and processing information from their environments and responding to it in sensible ways. The communication networks on which such information is handled often consist of systems of chemical ...

Gómez Uribe, Carlos Alberto

2008-01-01

263

Social sensing and its display  

E-print Network

This thesis proposes a public interface that functions as a social catalyst in public spaces. Like a smart mirror, it intends to reflect the social identity of the environment and increase sensibility towards the place and ...

Telhan, Orkan

2007-01-01

264

On managing the red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) in apple orchards  

E-print Network

on animal pollinators, mostly wild bee species and other wildlife (Kluser and Peduzzi 2007). Since the mechanisms that drive the distribution of these animals in agricultural land- scapes is economically sensible

265

2010 Climate Action Plan Environmental  

E-print Network

).............................................................26 4C. Renewable Energy and Offsets (Supply-side programs......................................................................................34 4E. Solid Waste, Water, Grounds, Purchasing, and Food Systems ..................................41 solutions that will impact our collective future in sensible, positive ways. The University of Utah

Feschotte, Cedric

266

A Probabilistic Analysis of the Dynamics and Predictability of Tropical Cyclogenesis JASON A. SIPPEL AND FUQING ZHANG*  

E-print Network

that are related to fluxes of sensible and latent heat. Eventually the wind-induced surface heat exchange mechanism, Zhang et al. (2006a) showed that undetectable random noise con- taminates deterministic warm

267

Feasibility and efficacy of upper limb robotic rehabilitation in a1 sub-acute cervical spinal cord injury population2  

E-print Network

for10 improving functional outcomes (Graded and Redefined Assessment of Strength, Sensibility and11 Prehension (GRASSP), Action Research Arm Test (ARAT), grip dynamometry, and range of motion).12 Results

Popovic, Milos R.

268

P.O. Box 34102 | Education City | Doha, Qatar T +974 4454 5000 | F +974 4454 5180 | www.qatar.northwestern.edu  

E-print Network

-Q students on the subject of architecture as news and information. The well in shaping a city. "For all that we like to think that geography and culture of yourself. Your own sensibility is very important," said Goldberger. Goldberger

Chen, Wei

269

Essays on institutions and innovation in natural resource industries  

E-print Network

indeterminate for fuel and capital biases, however, becausedecision will also bias the ex post fuel mix. In the wetlandbiases are insignificant, they seem to tell a sensible story: adopters generally had lower fuel

Gilbert, Benjamin Travis

2011-01-01

270

10 CFR 431.172 - Definitions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...pump, commercial packaged boiler, hot water supply boiler, commercial warm air furnace, instantaneous water heater, storage water heater, or unfired hot water storage tank. Flue loss means the sum of the sensible heat and latent heat...

2011-01-01

271

10 CFR 431.172 - Definitions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...pump, commercial packaged boiler, hot water supply boiler, commercial warm air furnace, instantaneous water heater, storage water heater, or unfired hot water storage tank. Flue loss means the sum of the sensible heat and latent...

2010-01-01

272

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 505520, 2010 www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/14/505/2010/  

E-print Network

implicated as important contributors to extreme climate events including the 1930s North Ameri- can Dust Bowl Introduction Climate feedbacks involving land-atmosphere fluxes of wa- ter, sensible heat, radiation, and dust

273

Introductory essay: Evolutionary science and the study of religion  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this article, we introduce the general rationale behind the evolutionary cognitive science of religion, answer some sensible humanistic objections to it and defend the promise of a ‘consilient’ approach to advance the academic study of religion.

Edward Slingerland; Joseph Bulbulia

2011-01-01

274

{Thought in Action} 18 DiviDenD spring 2010  

E-print Network

relationships with customers. The Sense(s) and Sensibilities of Marketing A Q&A with Marketing Professor Aradhna stores, or when Abercrombie & Fitch plays loud music to attract teenage customers), or even for making

Shyy, Wei

275

A non local Schrdinger model for the propagation of waves in a photorefractive medium  

E-print Network

in the principal direction of the photovoltaic effect in the crystal (chosen as x): n x . B. Bidégaray modelling Characteristics of the photorefractive effect Main characteristics 1 Sensibility to energy

Bidegaray, Brigitte

276

WhartonDepartment of Statistics Data Mining  

E-print Network

: Is my theory complete? 2 #12;WhartonDepartment of Statistics Theoretical Model · Attitudes toward gay marriage · Harder prediction problem than election · Logistic regression uses sensible covariates · Fit

Stine, Robert A.

277

The Piraeus and the Panathenaia: Changing Customs in Late-Fifth Century Athens  

E-print Network

on Atlantis. Atlantis was a mythical city, founded by theasty city complex. The royal family of Atlantis, afterAtlantis becomes a fully-developed complex, recognizable to modern sensibilities as a radial city,

Hulsey, J.D.

2013-01-01

278

THESE DE DOCTORAT DE L'UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE  

E-print Network

sensibles de diagnostic Soutenance prévue le 20 octobre 2010 Devant le jury composé de : Pr. Valérie CABUIL...................................................................................................................... 31 II. 3. CHOIX ET OPTIMISATION DE LA METHODE DE SELECTION

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

279

Dental Pulp Testing: A Review  

PubMed Central

Dental pulp testing is a useful and essential diagnostic aid in endodontics. Pulp sensibility tests include thermal and electric tests, which extrapolate pulp health from sensory response. Whilst pulp sensibility tests are the most commonly used in clinical practice, they are not without limitations and shortcomings. Pulp vitality tests attempt to examine the presence of pulp blood flow, as this is viewed as a better measure of true health than sensibility. Laser Doppler flowmetry and pulse oximetry are examples of vitality tests. Whilst the prospect is promising, there are still many practical issues that need to be addressed before vitality tests can replace sensibility tests as the standard clinical pulp diagnostic test. With all pulp tests, the results need to be carefully interpreted and closely scrutinised as false results can lead to misdiagnosis which can then lead to incorrect, inappropriate, or unnecessary treatment. PMID:20339575

Chen, Eugene; Abbott, Paul V.

2009-01-01

280

Meaning and compositionality as statistical induction of categories and constraints  

E-print Network

What do words and phrases mean? How do we infer their meaning in a given context? How do we know which sets of words have sensible meanings when combined, as opposed to being nonsense? As language learners and speakers, ...

Schmidt, Lauren A

2009-01-01

281

Close to the edge : finding the Hammerhead Bar  

E-print Network

I believe that it takes only three things to do architecture-- an intact sensibility, a deep understanding of the qualities of a place and a specific intention. This thesis explores this premise and presents a project ...

Nowell, Gregory

1989-01-01

282

ATM 307: Physics of Climate Spring Semester 2014  

E-print Network

) Energy balance at the surface (surface energy budget; radiative heating of the surface; atmospheric; annual variation; long-term variations Atmospheric General Circulation (meridional transport of energy boundary layer; sensible and latent heat fluxes; latitudinal, diurnal, and seasonal variations) Hydrologic

Miami, University of

283

The consumer Internet in South Korea : an American's perspective  

E-print Network

This thesis will explore the consumer internet industry in South Korea from the perspective of an American with Western values and sensibilities. South Korea is widely considered to be one of the most connected and ...

Byun, Jeffrey

2008-01-01

284

Desiccant Moisture Exchange for Dehumidification Enhancement of Air Conditioners  

E-print Network

the eamne, the mil wmld have a sensible mlhg -city of 13,680 ~itqht- ad a latent cooling capacity of 9,UO Bhl/hr (w m.6). To met the 6000 Btu/hr sensible load th 4000 BA/hr latent ld, the equipm~t dd operate at a 0.439 duty cycle .SKI wai~d use 30... the eamne, the mil wmld have a sensible mlhg -city of 13,680 ~itqht- ad a latent cooling capacity of 9,UO Bhl/hr (w m.6). To met the 6000 Btu/hr sensible load th 4000 BA/hr latent ld, the equipm~t dd operate at a 0.439 duty cycle .SKI wai~d use 30...

Cromer, C. J.

1988-01-01

285

2013. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. Eos, Vol. 94, No. 31, 30 July 2013  

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� 2013. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. Eos, Vol. 94, No. 31, 30 July 2013 PAGE of Geophysical Research-Oceans, doi:10.1002/ jgrc.20242, 2013) --EB Sensible heat flux records constrain

Blennerhassett, Peter

286

Liquid Phase Heating Systems  

E-print Network

Liquid phase heating systems involve sensible heat transfer in a closed loop wherein a pumped fluid's temperature is raised in a heater, then lowered in a heat user and returned for reheating. No formation and condensation of vapor occurs. High...

Mordt, E. H.

1979-01-01

287

A Review of "Censorship and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England: The Subtle Art of Division" by Randy Robertson  

E-print Network

seventeenth-century figures, like John Locke, John Dryden and Joseph Addison, who were founders of eighteenth-century British thinking and culture. While his ideas about sociability and moral sensibility became themes of eighteenth-century philosophy, his... seventeenth-century figures, like John Locke, John Dryden and Joseph Addison, who were founders of eighteenth-century British thinking and culture. While his ideas about sociability and moral sensibility became themes of eighteenth-century philosophy, his...

Greenspan, Nicole

2010-01-01

288

et P. JOLLES 488 LE LAIT / SEPTEMBRE-OCTOBRE / N" 548  

E-print Network

constituants sensibles au calcium (comme les caséines u.s et ~ bovines) et le, ou les constituants insensibles au calcium et sensibles à la chymosine (comme la caséine X bovine), et aussi dans les résultats Alais et Jollès (1970). Le lait, exempt de colostrum, est écrémé par centrifugation à 4° C ; il est

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

289

VOLUTION DES LASTICITS DU TRANSPORT ROUTIER DE FRET AU PRIX DU  

E-print Network

. La demande de transport routier de fret est sensible aux changements de prix du carburant. En.48 pour les vehkm : la demande est de plus en plus sensible aux variations de prix du carburant. Mots clés PRIX DU GAZOLE INTRODUCTION Le prix du carburant a considérablement varié ces dix dernières années

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

290

Waste heat driven absorption refrigeration process and system  

DOEpatents

Absorption cycle refrigeration processes and systems are provided which are driven by the sensible waste heat available from industrial processes and other sources. Systems are disclosed which provide a chilled water output which can be used for comfort conditioning or the like which utilize heat from sensible waste heat sources at temperatures of less than 170.degree. F. Countercurrent flow equipment is also provided to increase the efficiency of the systems and increase the utilization of available heat.

Wilkinson, William H. (Columbus, OH)

1982-01-01

291

Real Gas Effects on the Performance of Hydrocarbon-Fueled Pulse Detonation Engines  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This paper presents results for a single-pulse detonation tube wherein the effects of high temperature dissociation and the subsequent recombination influence the sensible heat release available for providing propulsive thrust. The study involved the use of ethylene and air at equivalence ratios of 0.7 and 1.0. The real gas effects on the sensible heat release were found to be significantly large so as to have an impact on the thrust, impulse and fuel consumption of a PDE.

Povinelli, Louis A.; Yungster, Shaye

2003-01-01

292

elle est beaucoup plus forte. Dans mes expriences, l'augmenta-tion de rsistance est arrive jusque -de sa valeur.  

E-print Network

jusque - de sa valeur. 14. Le bismuth trempé est moins sensible au magnétisme que celui qui ne l'est pas. De même le bismuth comprimé est moins sensible que celui qui a été fondu, est le bismuth du commerce bismuth, du moins jusqu'à envi- ron 100°. (Je n'ai pas expérimenté en ce sens pour des tempéra- tures plus

Boyer, Edmond

293

Hologram with dichromated polyvinyl alcohol and natural colorant  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We showing some properties using materials as dichromate polyvinyl alcohol (DC-PVA), it is doped with natural colorant, it were investigated and compared to the pure dichromated polyvinyl alcohol. The material increasing the sensibility, and present a good photo sensibility Preliminary studies shows, some properties with the ability to storage information, and present a technique to obtain holograms with these colored materials, and some experimental results. The best advantage of this DYE-DC-PVA holograms is the speed of recording.

Páez-Trujillo, G.; Olivares-Pérez, A.; Mejias-Brizuela, N.; Garay-Hernández, M. P.; Fontanilla-Urdaneta, R.; Fuentes-Tapia, I.; Amigón-De León, E.

2007-09-01

294

Mesoscale ensemble-based data assimilation and parameter estimation  

E-print Network

spectral model and its adjoint where the estimated parameters were the biharmonic horizontal diffusion coefficient, the ratio of the transfer coefficient of moisture to the transfer coefficient of sensible heat, and the Asselin filter coefficient... spectral model and its adjoint where the estimated parameters were the biharmonic horizontal diffusion coefficient, the ratio of the transfer coefficient of moisture to the transfer coefficient of sensible heat, and the Asselin filter coefficient...

Aksoy, Altug

2005-11-01

295

Holograms in colored dichromate gelatin with natural colorant  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The holographic properties of dichromate gelatin (DCG) doped with natural colorants, in order to change the absorbance spectrum profile, and increasing the material sensibility, obtaining a good photo sensibility in other spectral emission line laser as blue. We showed some basics studies referent possible mechanism to storage information with this doping, and reported results. We show a light description technique to obtain holograms with these colored materials, as some experimental results.

Páez-Trujillo, G.; Olivares-Pérez, A.; Garay-Hernández, M. P.; Fuentes-Tapia, I.; Ponce Lee, E. L.; Ruiz-Limón, B.

2007-02-01

296

Comparative Analysis of Evapotranspiration Using Eddy Covariance  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The eddy covariance method has been widely used to quantify evapotranspiration. However, independent measurements of energy components such as latent heat flux, sensible heat flux often lead to under-measurements, this is commonly known as a lack of closure of the surface energy balance. In response to this methodological problem, this study is addressed specifically to correction of the latent and heat sensible fluxes. The energy components observed in agricultural and grassland from January 2013 were measured using the eddy covariance method. As a result of the comparison of the available energy (Rn-G) with the sum of the latent and sensible heat fluxes, R-Squared values were 0.72 in the agricultural land, 0.78 in the grassland, indicating that the latent and sensible heat fluxes were under-measured. The obtained latent and sensible heat fluxes were then modified using the Bowen-ratio closure method. After this correction process, the values of the sum of the latent and sensible heat fluxes have increased by 39.7 percent in the agricultural land, 32.2 percent in the grassland respectively. Evapotranspiration will be calculated with both the unmodified and modified latent heat flux values, the results will be then thoroughly compared. The results will be finally verified by comparison with evapotranspiration obtained from energy balance based model.

BAE, H.; Ji, H.; Lee, B.; Nam, K.; Jang, B.; Lee, C.; Jung, H.

2013-12-01

297

Blood flow dynamics and sensitivity in breasts after reconstruction with DIEP-flap.  

PubMed

Abstract A method of breast reconstruction is based on the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) technique. Skin and fat are transplanted from the abdomen to the chest; blood vessels are reconnected through microsurgery. Nerves are, however, left unconnected. This study aims to evaluate the blood flow and reinnervation of blood vessels and skin in breasts reconstructed by DIEP flaps without neural repair. In all, DIEP flaps of 10 patients were tested at an average of 16.3 months postoperatively. Blood flow was assessed by PeriScan PIM II System, both before and after indirect heating. Tactile perception threshold was assessed by Semmes-Weinstein monofilament and thermal sensibility by SENSELab MSA Thermotest. The patients' contralateral breasts were used as controls. The blood flow of the flaps was statistically significantly lower than in the control breasts, both before and after indirect heating. The change in blood flow after indirect heating did, however, not significantly differ when comparing the breasts. All flaps regained deep pressure sensibility in all four quadrants. Five patients regained even better sensibility in one of their quadrants. Seven patients regained perception of cold stimuli, five perceived warmth. This study has shown that skin blood flow regulation is present in DIEP flaps 1 year after reconstruction. Blood flow dynamics are very similar to those in the normal breast. There is also a recovery of tactile and thermal sensibility, but this study has not shown any clear parallels between recovery blood flow, tactile sensibility and thermal sensibility. PMID:24693867

Klasson, Stina; Svensson, Karin; Wollmer, Per; Velander, Patrik; Svensson, Henry

2014-12-01

298

Aplicaciones del láser de diodo en Odontología  

Microsoft Academic Search

Resumen: El láser de diodo tiene numerosas aplicaciones en la especialidad de Cirugía Bucal siendo utilizado preferentemente para realizar intervenciones quirúr- gicas sobre los tejidos blandos siempre que no impliquen un excesivo sangrado. En Endodoncia, Implantología Bucofacial y Periodoncia se emplea por su importante efecto bactericida. También se utiliza en procedimientos de blanqueamiento denta- rio. Es importante controlar adecuadamente el

Antonio Jesús

2005-01-01

299

Estimative of energy budget in Brazilian Savanna  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The main goal of this work was to estimate the sensible (H) and latent (LE) heat flux using the eddy covariance method in a Cerrado "Campo Sujo" area, basically with herb-shrub physiognomy, sparse woody vegetation and approximately 2m height. The geographical position of the Cerrado, altitude, latitude, longitude, climate and weather conditions are determined by the dynamics of the atmosphere that affects the whole South America and consequently influence the ecological framework of ecosystems. The results shown by the components considered in the energy balance were more significant during the day, which the atmospheric boundary layer extends from the ground to about 50 or 100 meters height, showing greater instability and turbulence (u* > 0.2 m / s), and this turbulence is what justifies the use of the eddy covariance method to estimate the sensible and latent heat flux. The Cerrado presents seasonal difference between the densities estimates of sensible (H) and latent (LE) heat flux. During the rainy season the sensible heat flux (H) was 25% and the latent heat flux (LE) 54%. During the dry season the sensible heat flux (H) was 42% and the latent heat flux (LE) 30% of the energy budget.

Santanna, F. B.; Arruda, P. H.; Pinto-Jr, O. B.; Nogueira, J. D.

2013-12-01

300

Warming Asymmetries due to Surface Turbulent Heat Flux Feedbacks in IPCC AR4 Climate Simulations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We use the newly developed Climate Feedback Response Analysis Model (CFRAM) to evaluate the coupled atmosphere-surface temperature changes due to the surface latent and sensible heat flux feedbacks in IPCC AR4 climate simulations. The CFRAM enables us to examine the warming patterns due to both feedbacks that directly affect the TOA radiative fluxes and feedbacks that do not, such as evaporation and surface sensible flux feedbacks. We estimate the surface flux feedback patterns from the difference between the 2×CO2 and control experiments. The temperature changes attributable to the surface sensible heat flux feedback are positive over the ocean with maximum values over the southern ocean and northern hemisphere gulf currents. Over land, the surface sensible heat flux feedback causes a reduction of surface warming over southern Africa, the northeastern part of South America and around the northern hemisphere mid-latitudes, corresponding to a negative feedback. The temperature response attributable to the evaporation feedback is a warming over land with the exception of the equatorial Africa and the mid to high latitudes of the northern hemisphere. Over oceans, the evaporation feedback is negative, causing a reduction of sea surface warming except over the equatorial Pacific Ocean where the evaporation feedback is positive. Overall, the effects of evaporation and surface sensible flux feedbacks tend to cancel one another. The net temperature change patterns in response to total surface flux feedbacks are positive in the mid-latitudes, Arctic region, and equatorial Pacific, but negative in sub-tropics and over Antarctica.

Castet, C.; Lu, J.; Cai, M.

2007-12-01

301

Is the comprehension of idiomatic sentences indeed impaired in paranoid Schizophrenia? A window into semantic processing deficits  

PubMed Central

Schizophrenia patients have been reported to be more impaired in comprehending non-literal than literal language since early studies on proverbs. Preference for literal rather than figurative interpretations continues to be documented. The main aim of this study was to establish whether patients are indeed able to use combinatorial semantic processing to comprehend literal sentences and both combinatorial analysis, and retrieval of pre-stored meanings to comprehend idiomatic sentences. The study employed a sentence continuation task in which subjects were asked to decide whether a target word was a sensible continuation of a previous sentence fragment to investigate idiomatic and literal sentence comprehension in patients with paranoid schizophrenia. Patients and healthy controls were faster in accepting sensible continuations than in rejecting non-sensible ones in both literal and idiomatic sentences. Patients were as accurate as controls in comprehending literal and idiomatic sentences, but they were overall slower than controls in all conditions. Once the contribution of cognitive covariates was partialled out, the response times (RTs) to sensible idiomatic continuations of patients did not significantly differ from those of controls. This suggests that the state of residual schizophrenia did not contribute to slower processing of sensible idioms above and beyond the cognitive deficits that are typically associated with schizophrenia. PMID:25346676

Pesciarelli, Francesca; Gamberoni, Tania; Ferlazzo, Fabio; Lo Russo, Leo; Pedrazzi, Francesca; Melati, Ermanno; Cacciari, Cristina

2014-01-01

302

Energy Conservation Experiences with HVAC Systems in the High Humidity Climate, A Case History  

E-print Network

SYSTEM 6. % SENSIBLE COOLING CAPACITY % Qs FIGURE 9 COIL SENSIBLE HEAT RATIO VS. % SENSIBLE COOLING CAPACITY 1. DESIGN CAY 2. TROLBLE PLC WITH 80/78 3. TRaslE PLC WITH 75/69 4. TWLE PLC WITH 70/65 5. TROlslE PLC WITH 80D8 TSTAT=~~ F Wm: 4 #2...= 632.8K'BlLH ,; #5= 750.9m CHJ VALVE lAOER VPRIWS LOPM FA MR CONTROL 1. DESIGN CAY 2. TROUBLE PLC WITH 80/78 3. TROUBLE PLC WITH 75/69 4. TROUBLE PLC WITH 70/65 5. TROUBLE PU: WITH 80D8, TSTAT =720 F MITE: 4 #2 = 648.4 KBTU-I 9 FIW 13 FAN...

Todd, T. R.

1985-01-01

303

Comparison of measured and modeled radiation, heat and water vapor fluxes: FIFE pilot study  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The feasibility of using radio frequency receivers to collect data from automated weather stations to model fluxes of latent heat, sensible heat, and radiation using routine weather data collected by automated weather stations was tested and the estimated fluxes were compared with fluxes measured over wheat. The model Cupid was used to model the fluxes. Two or more automated weather stations, interrogated by radio frequency and other means, were utilized to examine some of the climatic variability of the First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment (FIFE) site, to measure and model reflected and emitted radiation streams from various locations at the site and to compare modeled latent and sensible heat fluxes with measured values. Some bidirectional reflected and emitted radiation data were collected from 23 locations throughout the FIFE site. Analysis of these data along with analysis of the measured sensible and latent heat fluxes is just beginning.

Blad, Blaine L.; Hubbard, Kenneth G.; Verma, Shashi B.; Starks, Patrick; Norman, John M.; Walter-Shea, Elizabeth

1987-01-01

304

Can ASHRAE Standard 62-1989 Requirements be Satisfied while Maintaining Moisture Control using Stock HVAC Equipment in Hot, Humid Climates?  

E-print Network

used criteria in the marketplace for many years has been efficiency at standard ARI conditions of 9S0ambient db, 80°db & 67"wb to evaporator. Particularly in hot and humid climates, sensible heat ratio under a wide range of load conditions is also... as the ARI standard rating point, the difference between actual coil temperatures and dewpoint of air traveling over these coils is reduced, resulting in actual sensible heat ratios under partial load conditions that are often lower than those derived...

Turner, S. C.

1996-01-01

305

Combined Cycles and Cogeneration - An Alternative for the Process Industries  

E-print Network

abou 6 1700 F (927 C) for the two-stage to about 2500 F (1371 o C) for the single-stage gasifiers. As indicated in Figure 13, a waste heat boiler is utilized to effi ciently recover the relatively large quantity of sensible heat in the gas... abou 6 1700 F (927 C) for the two-stage to about 2500 F (1371 o C) for the single-stage gasifiers. As indicated in Figure 13, a waste heat boiler is utilized to effi ciently recover the relatively large quantity of sensible heat in the gas...

Harkins, H. L.

1981-01-01

306

Feature Extraction on Brain Computer Interfaces using Discrete Dyadic Wavelet Transform: Preliminary Results  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The purpose of this work is to evaluate different feature extraction alternatives to detect the event related evoked potential signal on brain computer interfaces, trying to minimize the time employed and the classification error, in terms of sensibility and specificity of the method, looking for alternatives to coherent averaging. In this context the results obtained performing the feature extraction using discrete dyadic wavelet transform using different mother wavelets are presented. For the classification a single layer perceptron was used. The results obtained with and without the wavelet decomposition were compared; showing an improvement on the classification rate, the specificity and the sensibility for the feature vectors obtained using some mother wavelets.

Gareis, I.; Gentiletti, G.; Acevedo, R.; Rufiner, L.

2011-09-01

307

Integrated Ice Storage/Sprinkler HVAC System Sharply Cuts Energy Costs and Air-Distribution First Costs  

E-print Network

, in terms of overall cost-effectiveness, may include enlarging somewhat the ice-building caper city and quantity of cold primary air distributed. In dry climates, an option that can make a major contribution to the cost-effectiveness of sensible cooling..., in terms of overall cost-effectiveness, may include enlarging somewhat the ice-building caper city and quantity of cold primary air distributed. In dry climates, an option that can make a major contribution to the cost-effectiveness of sensible cooling...

Meckler, G.

1986-01-01

308

Plato on Hypothesis, Proposition, and the Education of Philosophers  

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twofold advance. First, the student will see sensibles in terms of mathematics rather than seeing mathematicals as the sensibles. For example, after this decade of study one will see a pair of shoes as an instance of Twoness rather than seeing two shoes... properly they are noeta; they are objects of dianoia when they are understood through images (Republic 510b). Plato on Hypothesis, Proportion, and the Education of Philosophers 47 cific harmony. The goodness of the pair of shoes in our example lies...

Zoller, Coleen

2007-09-01

309

Hydride heat pump with heat regenerator  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A regenerative hydride heat pump process and system is provided which can regenerate a high percentage of the sensible heat of the system. A series of at least four canisters containing a lower temperature performing hydride and a series of at least four canisters containing a higher temperature performing hydride is provided. Each canister contains a heat conductive passageway through which a heat transfer fluid is circulated so that sensible heat is regenerated. The process and system are useful for air conditioning rooms, providing room heat in the winter or for hot water heating throughout the year, and, in general, for pumping heat from a lower temperature to a higher temperature.

Jones, Jack A. (Inventor)

1991-01-01

310

Biomecánica de la articulación de la rodilla tras lesiones ligamentosas  

Microsoft Academic Search

La planificación preoperatoria se está consolidando en la actualidad como uno de los campos con mayores\\u000aperspectivas de futuro en la bioingeniería. Para que el desarrollo de estas herramientas sea eficaz deben\\u000aemplearse modelos computacionales lo más realistas posibles con el fin de reproducir fielmente el comportamiento de los tejidos involucrados. Estudios computacionales mediante técnicas como, por ejemplo, el método

Estefanía Peña; Begoña Calvo; Manuel Doblaré Castellano

1970-01-01

311

Estudio mediante elementos finitos de la influencia de la pretensión de los ligamentos en la flexión de la rodilla  

Microsoft Academic Search

Es sabido que la mayoría de los tejidos biológicos blandos, incluidos músculos, vasos sanguíneos y ligamentos,\\u000ase encuentran sometidos a tensiones residuales no nulas en el estado libre de cargas. El principal objetivo\\u000ade este artículo es analizar la influencia de la pretensión de los ligamentos principales de la rodilla en el\\u000acomportamiento biomecánico de la articulación durante la flexión

Estefanía Peña; Begoña Calvo; Manuel Doblaré Castellano; M. A. Martínez

1970-01-01

312

Acquiring Double Images: White Preservice Teachers Locating Themselves in a Raced World  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, Barbara Seidl and Stephen Hancock introduce the concept of a double image, which they argue is central to the development of a mature, antiracist identity for White people. Similar in some ways to Dubois's (1903) concept of "double consciousness," a double image is a sensibility or consciousness that gives White people a deeper…

Seidl, Barbara L.; Hancock, Stephen D.

2011-01-01

313

Boundary-Layer Meteorol (2009) 130:327345 DOI 10.1007/s10546-009-9356-8  

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· Xuhui Lee · Edward G. Patton Received: 3 June 2008 / Accepted: 26 January 2009 / Published online: 8. In general, the surface sensible heat flux shows the greatest spatial and temporal variations, and the CO2 and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA e-mail: jianping.huang@yale.edu E. G. Patton National

Lee, Xuhui

314

A river-coastal sea ice interaction model: Mackenzie River Delta  

Microsoft Academic Search

It has been observed that arctic coastal regions which receive river discharge show significant ice regression in advance of other coastal areas without this source of sensible heat. This phenomena has been particularly apparent on satellite imagery. The work reported here attempts (1) to quantify and assess the influence of springtime river discharge on the removal of nearshore ice and

Craig Searcy; Kenneson Dean; William Stringer

1996-01-01

315

The use of ERS SAR data derived soil moisture distributions for SVAT-model validation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Soil moisture plays a key role in hydrological, meteorological, and agricultural land surface processes. It determines to a large degree evapotranspiration, surface runoff, infiltration, percolation to the ground water and also the vegetation development. Latent and sensible heat fluxes associated with evapotranspiration provide energy for climate dynamics. For modeling the hydrological cycle the knowledge of both spatial distribution and temporal

G. Strasser; K. Schneider; W. Mauser

1999-01-01

316

Religious Cosmopolitanism?: Orhan Pamuk, the Headscarf Debate, and the Problem with Pluralism  

Microsoft Academic Search

Is cosmopolitanism compatible with religion? This essay explores what it might mean to cultivate a sensibility of religious cosmopolitanism through the study of narrative literature. I begin by analyzing the intersection of these terms — the religious and the cosmopolitan — across their longue durée. The resulting history helps to clarify how and why cosmopolitanism, conceived and theorized in opposition

Justin Neuman

2011-01-01

317

Religious Cosmopolitanism?: Orhan Pamuk, the Headscarf Debate, and the Problem with Pluralism  

Microsoft Academic Search

: Is cosmopolitanism compatible with religion? This essay explores what it might mean to cultivate a sensibility of religious cosmopolitanism through the study of narrative literature. I begin by analyzing the intersection of these terms — the religious and the cosmopolitan — across their longue durée. The resulting history helps to clarify how and why cosmopolitanism, conceived and theorized in

Justin Neuman

2011-01-01

318

The climatic impacts of land surface change and carbon management, and the implications for climate-change mitigation policy  

Microsoft Academic Search

Strategies to mitigate anthropogenic climate change recognize that carbon sequestration in the terrestrial biosphere can reduce the build-up of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere. However, climate mitigation policies do not generally incorporate the effects of these changes in the land surface on the surface albedo, the fluxes of sensible and latent heat to the atmosphere, and the distribution of

Gregg Marland; Roger A. Pielke; Mike Apps; Roni Avissar; Richard A. Betts; Kenneth J. Davis; Peter C. Frumhoff; Stephen T. Jackson; Linda A. Joyce; Pekka Kauppi; John Katzenberger; Kenneth G. MacDickenl; Ronald P. Neilson; John O. Niles; Dev dutta S. Niyogi; Richard J. Norby; Naomi Pena; Neil Sampson; Yongkang Xue

2003-01-01

319

Réforme de la PAC et permanence des concepts de comptabilité nationale  

Microsoft Academic Search

[fre] La réforme de la PAC se traduira par un accroissement sensible des aides directes aux agriculteurs, destinées à compenser les pertes de revenus dues aux baisses de prix (grandes cultures, élevage bovin ...). Des conséquences importantes vont en résulter pour les comptes de l'agriculture. Pour en apprécier réellement la signification, il faut tout d'abord examiner comment la comptabilité nationale

Pierre Muller

1994-01-01

320

The Journal of the Textile Institute Physical and compressional characteristics of a novel 3D fibrous structure -Application  

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The Journal of the Textile Institute Physical and compressional characteristics of a novel 3D ecological methods of development in regard to new consumer sensibility. New textile products present hal-00983311,version1-25Apr2014 Author manuscript, published in "The Journal of The Textile Institute

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

321

Geopolitical Fears, Geoeconomic Hopes, and the Responsibilities of Geography  

Microsoft Academic Search

Geographers have a responsibility to examine persistently, collaboratively, and critically the geographical grounds of hope and fear. We can help debunk false hopes and groundless fears, and in so doing we can also advance more sensible hopes based on more embodied and accountable experiences of fear. The case of the Iraq war shows how the groundless geopolitical fears about Iraq's

Matthew Sparke

2007-01-01

322

Spring 2010 elective courses  

E-print Network

to shape the forms of Japanese architecture and gardens. In a related context we will investigate how 10:10am ­ 12:05pm 115 W. Sibley #12;Arch 3309 Elements, Principles, and Theories in Japanese Japan and imbibing Japanese design sensibility was both a revelation and a confirmation of much

323

Policing, Modernity and Postmodernity  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper seeks to assess the relationship between contemporary policing and postmodernity, and to argue that police leaders and policy makers should develop a postmodern sensibility in relation to social change and policing. Official discourse about police reform and policing developments is overwhelmingly couched in terms of modernization; following Gibbins (1998) it is suggested here that a postmodernization agenda should

Ian Waters

2007-01-01

324

Operationalizing a Frailty Index from a Standardized Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment  

Microsoft Academic Search

OBJECTIVES: To construct and validate a frailty index (FI) that is clinically sensible and practical for geriatricians by basing it on a routinely used comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) instrument. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of a 3-month randomized, controlled trial of a specialized mobile geriatric assessment team. SETTING: Rural Nova Scotia. Participants were seen in their homes. PARTICIPANTS: Frail older adults, of

David M. Jones; Xiaowei Song; Kenneth Rockwood

2004-01-01

325

Perceptual Issues of Augmented and Virtual Environments  

Microsoft Academic Search

For a sensible application of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Environments (VE) it is necessary to include basic human information processing resources and characteristics. Because there is no fully functional model of human perceptual, cognitive, and motor behavior, this requires empirical analyses. Moreover, these analyses are often based on subjective ratings rather than objective measures. With regard to perception as

Helge Renkewitz; Thomas Alexander

326

Lying for Strategic Advantage: Rational and Boundedly Rational Misrepresentation of Intentions  

Microsoft Academic Search

Starting from an example of the Allies' decision to feint at Calais and attack Normandy on D-Day, this paper models misrepresentation of intentions to competitors or enemies. Allowing for the possibility of bounded strategic rationality and rational players' responses to it yields a sensible account of lying via costless, noiseless messages. In some leading cases, the model has generically unique

Vincent P. Crawford

2003-01-01

327

Carbon Dioxide and Energy Exchanges in a Temperate Grassland Ecosystem  

Microsoft Academic Search

A micrometeorological study was conducted from May to October in 1987 to evaluate the surface exchanges of carbon dioxide and energy at a temperate grassland site in northeastern Kansas. The fluxes of CO_2 (F_{rm c}), latent heat (LE), sensible heat (H) and momentum were measured using the eddy correlation technique. Pertinent microclimatic, plant and soil variables were also monitored through

Joon Kim

1990-01-01

328

Threshold based load balancing protocol for energy efficient routing in WSN  

Microsoft Academic Search

A sensible and foresighted planned routing protocol has a vital role to add life to the sensor network. Concentrated and iterative path routing, unbalanced load emphasizing, non-scalability property and frequent beacon exchange squeezes the life of stringent energy constraint Wireless Sensor Network. WSN is a special type of Adhoc network with energy, memory and processing constraint factors for sensing the

Sohail Jabbar; Ayesha Ejaz Butt; Najm us Sahar; Abid Ali Minhas

2011-01-01

329

Latent capacity of unitary equipment  

SciTech Connect

The latent removal capacity of small unitary equipment is studied. Sensible heat ratios of this equipment are analyzed vis-a-vis the energy efficiency to learn if any relationship exists. It is determined that at two standard testing conditions, latent capacity has not changed significantly as the energy efficiency of small unitary equipment has increased over the last 20 years. Sensible heat ratios for A and B test conditions are graphed against the energy efficiency ratio (SEER) of the equipment. Various types of small unitary equipment, including both cooling-only and heating/cooling units, are included in the study. Linear regressions are performed to see if any correlation exists. Visual inspection of the graphs and the results of the linear regressions demonstrate that the sensible heat ratio, under both the A and B test conditions, is not a function of energy efficiency (EER or SEER). Data from previous studies are also examined. Comparison of data from previous studies to data from the present study indicates that sensible heat ratios for equipment have not changed substantially over time, despite appreciable increases in equipment efficiency.

Godwin, D.S. [Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Inst., Arlington, VA (United States)

1998-12-31

330

A novel cost-effective architecture and deployment strategy for integrated RFID and WSN systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, we propose a novel architecture for integrated Radio Frequency IDentifiers (RFIDs) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) to accommodate an array of applications in a cost-effective manner. Integration combines the traceability and sensing capabilities of the two technologies to maximize the effectiveness of the resulting systems. RFID technology extends the ability of WSNs by tracking otherwise un-sensible objects.

Fadi M. Al-Turjman; Ashraf E. Al-Fagih; Hossam S. Hassanein

2012-01-01

331

Enhanced Reflection to Encourage Healthy Living  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, we present the Persuasive Mirror, an example of persuasive technology, created at the Accenture Technology Labs, which aims at encouraging people to keep up a healthy lifestyle. Personal reflection and visual awareness of daily activity are the means used to motivate people to do regular exercise and eat sensibly.

Ana C. Andrés del Valle; Agata Opalach

332

Finesse de perception et acquisition du langage (The Finesse of Perception and Acquisition of Language).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study focused on auditory perception, or phonetic discrimination, in foreign language learning. Subjects of the study were English-speakers (n=35) learning French. Researchers measured subjects' auditory sensibility, comparing it with progress in phonetic discrimination during the school year. Progress in the latter was measured by both a…

Pons-Ridler, Suzanne; And Others

333

Turbulent transport of electric charge in the marine atmospheric boundary layer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Sensible heat, water vapor, aerosols, gaseous pollutants, and electric charge are transported vertically in the marine boundary layer by turbulent processes. The standard eddy correlation method for measuring fluxes from aircraft requires inertial navigation systems, considerable computer power, and large aircraft with gust probes on specially engineered booms to correct for aircraft motions. Only a few laboratories can afford to

Ralph Markson; Jan Sedlácek; Christopher W. Fairall

1981-01-01

334

Fast half-quadratic regularized phase tracking for nonnormalized fringe patterns  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although one of the simplest and powerful approaches for the demodulation of a single fringe pattern with closed fringes is the regularized phase-tracking (RPT) technique, this technique has two important drawbacks: its sensibility at the fringe-pattern modulation and the time employed in the estimation. We present modifications to the RPT technique that consist of the inclusion of a rough estimate

Ricardo Legarda-Saenz; Mariano Rivera

2006-01-01

335

Becoming a Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Noting that partners enter into stepfamily relationships with expectations more appropriate to biological families, this book examines the unique and complex dynamics of remarried families. Drawing on interviews with over 100 stepfamily members, current research, a solid theoretical framework, and a clinical sensibility, the book presents a model…

Papernow, Patricia L.

336

An Introduction to Contemporary Indo-Anglian Literature. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad 1966 (India).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This lesson is designed to expose high school students to contemporary Indian authors who write in English and to explore some of their common experiences, themes, and sensibilities as found in their works. While designed for use with a 12th grade literature class, the lesson can also be adapted for use as a single unit in a world literature…

Rockett, Julia

337

Transparency of the meat chain in the light of food culture and history  

Microsoft Academic Search

Current patterns of meat consumption are considered to be unsustainable. Sustainable development may require that consumers choose to eat smaller quantities of meat as well as meat that is produced in a more sensible way. A policy tool directed at consumer behaviour is that of enhancing consumer-oriented transparency of the production chain. Transparency is expected to allow people to make

Carolien T. Hoogland; Joop de Boer; Jan J. Boersema

2005-01-01

338

The Nation before Taste: The Challenges of American Culinary History  

Microsoft Academic Search

Food is material and familiar, and because it is, we are often overconfident about our ability to understand the culinary past. It is easy to believe that if we can discover the recipe for some forgotten dish, the history of the dish becomes intelligible. When it does not, it tempts those who consume culinary history to impose modern sensibilities on

Andrew P. Haley

2012-01-01

339

TOXINES D'ASPERGILLUS OCHRACEUS WILHELM III. —  

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TOXINES D'ASPERGILLUS OCHRACEUS WILHELM III. — TOXICITÃ? AIGUÃ? DE L'OCHRATOXINE A CHEZ LE RAT aiguë de l'ochratoxine A est mesurée chez le Rat et la Souris adultes par les voies orale, intraveineuse importante transformation en ochratoxine ce. Par contre, on enregistre les pertes de poids les plus sensibles

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

340

Impact des changements climatiques sur la pollinose  

Microsoft Academic Search

Today, climatologists and biologists are wondering if climate change will have an incidence on our environment, in particular on the plant landscape. None of them would even imagine savanna replacing one day the Mediterranean forest. First of all, it seems sensible not to interpret microclimatic variations (neither within the time nor in the space) as manifestations of the macroclimate evolution,

P. Richard

2011-01-01

341

Personal privacy through understanding and action: five pitfalls for designers  

Microsoft Academic Search

To participate in meaningful privacy practice in the context of technical systems, people require opportunities to understand the extent of the systems' alignment with relevant practice and to conduct discernible social action through intuitive or sensible engagement with the system. It is a significant challenge to design for such understanding and action through the feedback and control mechanisms of today's

Scott Lederer; Jason I. Hong; Anind K. Dey; James A. Landay

2004-01-01

342

Scintillometer networks for calibration and validation of energy balance and soil moisture remote sensing algorithms  

Microsoft Academic Search

Accurate estimation of sensible and latent heat fluxes as well as soil moisture from remotely sensed satellite images poses a great challenge. Yet, it is critical to face this challenge since the estimation of spatial and temporal distributions of these parameters over large areas is impossible using only ground measurements. A major difficulty for the calibration and validation of operational

Jan M. H. Hendrickx; Jan Kleissl; Jesús D. Gómez Vélez; Sung-ho Hong; José R. Fábrega Duque; David Vega; Hernán A. Moreno Ramírez; Fred L. Ogden

2007-01-01

343

Uncertainties in Measuring and Modeling Evapotranspiration in Open Savanna Ecosystems in West-Africa  

Microsoft Academic Search

In recent years, several methods have been developed to estimate the spatial distribution of actual evapotranspiration (ET) by the means of remote sensing (RS). One frequently used approach is to calculate ET from latent heat fluxes modeled as residuum of the surface energy balance. For this purpose, ground heat fluxes and sensible heat fluxes are subtracted from the energy available

Ulrike Falk; Jan M. H. Hendrickx; Christopher Conrad; Paul Vlek

2010-01-01

344

Water and energy budget monitoring over an agricultural landscape from optical scintillometer and TIR remote sensing data using a SVAT model  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this paper is to present an application combining remote sensing and modeling approaches for water and energy surface exchanges monitoring at high resolution over an agricultural landscape. This study takes advantage of using high spatial resolution data in the visible and thermal infrared (TIR) domains and at-ground eXtra Large Aperture Scintillometer (XLAS) sensible heat flux measurements. Actually,

Benoit Coudert; P.-A. Solignac; A. Brut; V. Rivalland; P. Keravec; O. Hagolle; V. Demarez

2010-01-01

345

Sliding mode observer-based control for a series active filter  

Microsoft Academic Search

In active compensation systems applications, such as series active filters (SAF), the right electrical variables measurement is critical for the correct system performance. However, in three phase applications this implies the use of many sensors, as consequence more system sensibility to fail and deviations introduced by the sensors is common. Since the SAF is causal and observable it can be

Manuel Flota; Ricardo Alvarez; C. Nunez

2005-01-01

346

ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES IN GM CROP AND FOOD PRODUCTION  

Microsoft Academic Search

Nowadays quality control is essential in the food industry, and efficient quality assurance has become increasingly important. Instrumentation and food safety practices are of central importance, with particular emphasis on very high sanitary and hygienic operating standards. In this context, labelling can help con- sumers take up their political responsibility. As citizens, consumers have certain sensible cares that can reasonable

GIULIANA VINCI; GIUSEPPE ANELLI; SARA LETIZIA MARIA; DONATELLA RESTUCCIA

2008-01-01

347

Grey relation projection model for evaluating permafrost environment in the Muli coal mining area, China  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study attempts to estimate the current stage of the permafrost environment in the Muli coal mining area, an opencast mining site in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, China. The estimation is done by regarding this site's permafrost environment as a system which was divided into three subsystems consisting of permafrost freeze-thaw erosion sensibility, permafrost thermal stability, and permafrost ecological fragility. The

Wei Cao; Yu Sheng; Yinghong Qin; Jing Li; Jichun Wu

2010-01-01

348

Title: A computerized test for oral language perception: TIPLO Christophe Parisse and Edith Soubeyrand  

E-print Network

(TIPLO) has been developed to evaluate the abilities of young children (from age two) and of children on any recent personal computer under PC/Windows. An experiment with 19 normally-developing children aged sensibility to the development of phonemic abilities in children from age two to age three. Children

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

349

Movement and interaction in semantic GRIDs: dynamic service generation for  

E-print Network

include Human agents in the loop, uninspectable as most artificial agents, yet behaving autonomously required by complex, semantically rich applications, such as those of e-Learning, e-Science or e a wish but a prerequisite for any sensible design). · autonomy of the components: Autonomy of a software

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

350

IT Monoculture 14 Published by the ieee ComPuter soCiety 1540-7993/09/$25.00 2009 ieee ieee seCurity & PrivaCy  

E-print Network

Curity & PrivaCy Conventional wisdom holds that software monocultures are exceptionally vulnerable to malware suggests that deploying a monoculture in conjunction with automated diversity is indeed a very sensible defense. Fred B. Schneider and Kenneth P. Birman Cornell University the monoculture risk Put into Context

Schneider, Fred B.

351

A world in crisis and transition: the millennial and the modern in Britain, 1914–1918  

Microsoft Academic Search

The link between modernism and the First World War is, by this time, a standard topic in the historiography of the conflict. Discussion on this topic often centres on the nature and strength of this connection with debate rising as to whether the war, as Vincent Sherry states, ‘locates the moment in which the new sensibility of English – and

Eric M. Reisenauer

2011-01-01

352

The trail less traveled: making computing labs usable by removing barriers  

Microsoft Academic Search

IT professionals are inundated with information on how to restrict computers and networks with the intent to preserve functionality and limit security threats. It only seems sensible that this would result in less work for IT professionals. However, what most institutions are not paying attention to is how much time is spent on balancing the locking down of a system

Mat Felthousen

2008-01-01

353

Improved Ground Hydrology Calculations for Global Climate Models (GCMs): Soil Water Movement and Evapotranspiration  

Microsoft Academic Search

A physically based ground hydrology model is developed to improve the land-surface sensible and latent heat calculations in global climate models (GCMs). The processes of transpiration, evaporation from intercepted precipitation and dew, evaporation from bare soil, infiltration, soil water flow, and runoff are explicitly included in the model. The amount of detail in the hydrologic calculations is restricted to a

F. Abramopoulos; C. Rosenzweig; B. Choudhury

1988-01-01

354

Don't Make Me Laugh: People Are Funny in "Wall-E" and "Tropic Thunder"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The current difficulties of making challenging humor while respecting the legitimate sensibilities of stigmatized people are discussed. Two very different movie comedies include jokes about people. One is received with outrage on behalf of the group that is made the butt of the jokes, people who are "mentally challenged"; the other, about…

Beck, Bernard

2009-01-01

355

Of Men, Women, and Computers: Data-Driven Gender Modeling for Improved User Interfaces  

E-print Network

Of Men, Women, and Computers: Data-Driven Gender Modeling for Improved User Interfaces Hugo Liu Massachusetts Institute of Technology hugo@media.mit.edu Rada Mihalcea University of North Texas rada@cs.unt.edu Abstract Men and women have unique sensibilities for information, which can be tapped to create gender

Mihalcea, Rada

356

Coupling of Land and Atmosphere Over Complex Terrain as Observed by Lidar and Wind Profiler Radar  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Marshall-2001 experiment was conducted south of Boulder\\/Colorado to study the dynamics of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) over hilly terrain. Two remote sensing techniques, an elastic backscatter lidar and a multiple antenna profiling radar, were used to observe the mixing in the ABL. In addition, fluxes of sensible and latent heat, soil heat flux and net radiation were recorded

M. Pahlow; M. B. Parlange; W. O. Brown; E. Bou-Zeid; V. Kumar; T. You-Yu

2001-01-01

357

The periodic table model of the gender transpositions: Part I. A theory based on masculinization and defeminization of the brain  

Microsoft Academic Search

Students of human sexuality have long tried to make sense of atypical masculinity, femininity, sexual object choice, gender identity, or clothing choice. In Part I of this paper, we propose a theory to organize and to make sensible most of the major facts about these gender transpositions—a periodic table model of the gender transpositions. People have neural substrates that have

Richard C. Pillard; James D. Weinrich

1987-01-01

358

ISBA Bulletin, March 2002 INTERVIEWS by Brunero Liseo  

E-print Network

, and Savage: he instilled in everyone around him a sense that data analysis is a deep subject, that Fisher's methods were nearly always sensible, but that when willing to think carefully, one ought to be Bayesian. 2 mixing of abilities that a statistician should have nowadays? Throughout college and graduate school I

Kass, Rob

359

Radio-echo studies of meteors at 68-centimeter wavelength  

Microsoft Academic Search

Radio-echo observations of sporadic meteors at 68 cm are described. Sufficient information was gathered to permit the computation of the velocity, height, duration, and intensity for most of the meteors. The principal conclusions reached are that (a) the meteors recorded at this short wavelength are seen ov. era height range not sensibly different from that at long wavelengths; (b) the

J. V. Evans

1965-01-01

360

An energy saving atmospheric evaporator utilizing low grade thermal or waste energy  

Microsoft Academic Search

A specially designed compact thermal unit has been developed and tested for reducing the quantity of thermal energy required in evaporation and thickening processes. In this unit, a relatively large fraction of the heat of condensation and the sensible heat of the warm distillate is recycled and utilized for preheating the feedstock and evaporating the liquid phase within the evporation

M. M. Aboabboud; L. Horvath; G. Mink; M. Yasin; A. I. Kudish

1996-01-01

361

School Readiness Goal Begins with Health Care Reform.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Currently 59 bills are awaiting Congressional action. Meanwhile, a national coalition of economists and medical specialists (the National Leadership Coalition for Health Care Reform) are circulating a sensible consensus health reform plan proposing national practice guidelines; universal health care access; and efficient cost control, delivery,…

Penning, Nick

1992-01-01

362

Book Review: Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century. By Craig Detweiler  

Microsoft Academic Search

The art of interpretation demands good sense and sensibility before we can arrive at meaning. There are a multitude of choices and methods available. One popular option is to draw together theory and experience. Where we come to the world of theology and ‘top films of the 21st Century,’ the synthesis of thematisation of ideas and representations of experience is

Glenn J Morrison

2011-01-01

363

Impression-oriented music courseware and its application in elementary schools  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present the design and implementation of music courseware that features a music search system that uses impression keywords. The paper applies the courseware to Kansei (sensibility) development for elementary and junior high school students. The objectives of this courseware are to cultivate children's sensitivity to the mood of a music selection;

Shiori Sasaki; Kiku Watagoshi; Kosuke Takano; Kazuo Hirashima; Yasushi Kiyoki

2010-01-01

364

Selectively Traceable Anonymity Luis von Ahn1  

E-print Network

with a drug addiction"), and mechanisms to ensure individual privacy in electronic transactions. At the same purposes such as slander, threats, and transfer of illegal content. In some cases, especially when whenever a set of fair and sensible conditions is met. To this effect, we define selectively traceable

Minnesota, University of

365

Article original Teneur en nitrate du lait. Relation  

E-print Network

Article original Teneur en nitrate du lait. Relation avec sa concentration dans l'eau d ― La pollution par les nitrates des eaux superficielles et nappes phréatiques, conduit à une augmentation sensible de la teneur en nitrate de l'eau d'abreuvement des vaches laitières et il faut donc

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

366

Creating Culturally-Safe Schools for Maori Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In order to better understand the present trends in New Zealand's schooling contexts, there is a clarion call for educators to develop sensitivity and sensibility towards the cultural backgrounds and experiences of Maori students. This paper reports on the work of four scholars who share research that has been undertaken in educational settings…

Macfarlane, Angus; Glynn, Ted; Cavanagh, Tom; Bateman, Sonja

2007-01-01

367

How Much Security Does Your Library Need?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explains how to keep library systems healthy and functioning by taking sensible security measures. Examines why hackers would target library systems and how library systems are compromised. Describes tools that can help, including: firewalls; antivirus software; alarms; network analysis tools; and encryption. Identifies several strategies for…

Banerjee, Kyle

2003-01-01

368

VOICE PROBLEMS IN TRANSLATIONS OF ROMANIAN AND ENGLISH ECONOMIC TEXTS  

Microsoft Academic Search

The difficulties brought about by the passive constructions have been an issue to debate for many linguists and scientist. Translations become ever more important in an increasingly global marketplace, and they are sometimes taken too lightly, when in fact it is a serious business that should be approached sensibly in order to avoid poor results. Translation is a specialised branch

Sim Monica Ariana

2011-01-01

369

Seasonal variation of energy and water vapor exchange rates above and below a boreal jack pine forest canopy  

Microsoft Academic Search

Fluxes of energy and water vapor over boreal forest stands are expected to vary during the growing season due to temporal variations in solar energy, soil and air temperature, soil moisture, photosynthetic capacity, and leaf area. To investigate this hypothesis, we measured fluxes of energy balance components (solar, latent and sensible heat, and soil and canopy heat storage) over and

Dennis D. Baldocchi; Christoph A. Vogel; Brad Hall

1997-01-01

370

Can Distributional Approximations Give Exact Answers?  

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Some mathematical activities and investigations for the classroom or the lecture theatre can appear rather contrived. This cannot, however, be levelled at the idea given here, since it is based on a perfectly sensible question concerning distributional approximations that was posed by an undergraduate student. Out of this simple question, and…

Griffiths, Martin

2013-01-01

371

Large Populations Are Not Always The Best Choice In Genetic Programming  

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Large Populations Are Not Always The Best Choice In Genetic Programming Matthias Fuchs Automated@arp.anu.edu.au, URL: http://arp.anu.edu.au:80/~fuchs Abstract In genetic programming a general consensus is that the population should be as large as practically possible or sensible. In this pa­ per we examine a batch

Fernandez, Thomas

372

Mathematics Suggested by a Logo: Both Rich and Beautiful?  

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We consider here the plethora of mathematical ideas arising from something as apparently banal as an association logo. This example is used to illustrate the fact that a potentially rich task may also have the capacity to appeal, in a powerful way, to learners' aesthetic sensibilities. It is to be hoped that both teachers and lecturers will find…

Griffiths, Martin

2010-01-01

373

The coevolution of genes, innovation and culture in human evolution  

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nearly wholly dependent upon people for its survival--like other grains, wheat seed does not easily break #12;1 Introduction Wheat is one of humanity's great inventions. Coming in great variety, locally to remove them all at once. A sensible wild grain instead disperses seed to the wind. Other domestic species

McElreath, Richard

374

Artificial vision in road vehicles  

Microsoft Academic Search

The last few decades have witnessed the birth and growth of a new sensibility to transportation efficiency. In particular the need for efficient and improved people and goods mobility has pushed researchers to address the problem of intelligent transportation systems. This paper surveys the most advanced approaches to (partial) customization of the road following task, using on-board systems based on

MASSIMO BERTOZZI; ALBERTO BROGGI; MASSIMO CELLARIO; ALESSANDRA FASCIOLI; PAOLO LOMBARDI; MARCO PORTA

2002-01-01

375

A Guide to Realise Events We know that doing something new for the first time can be  

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? Realise events are run by the University of Cambridge and invite young people who are in care to visit. 2. What should I wear? Wear casual clothes that you feel comfortable in. Events will often involve walking between different venues (you won't have to walk far) so please wear sensible shoes and bring

Steiner, Ullrich

376

Estimating ocean-air heat fluxes during cold air outbreaks by satellite  

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Nomograms of mean column heating due to surface sensible and latent heat fluxes were developed. Mean sensible heating of the cloud free region is related to the cloud free path (CFP, the distance from the shore to the first cloud formation) and the difference between land air and sea surface temperatures, theta sub 1 and theta sub 0, respectively. Mean latent heating is related to the CFP and the difference between land air and sea surface humidities q sub 1 and q sub 0 respectively. Results are also applicable to any path within the cloud free region. Corresponding heat fluxes may be obtained by multiplying the mean heating by the mean wind speed in the boundary layer. The sensible heating estimated by the present method is found to be in good agreement with that computed from the bulk transfer formula. The sensitivity of the solutions to the variations in the initial coastal soundings and large scale subsidence is also investigated. The results are not sensitive to divergence but are affected by the initial lapse rate of potential temperature; the greater the stability, the smaller the heating, other things being equal. Unless one knows the lapse rate at the shore, this requires another independent measurement. For this purpose the downwind slope of the square of the boundary layer height is used, the mean value of which is also directly proportional to the mean sensible heating. The height of the boundary layer should be measurable by future spaceborn lidar systems.

Chou, S. H.; Atlas, D.

1981-01-01

377

From Gothenburg to Everywhere: Bonfires of Revolutionary Learning  

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Living social reality is always faster than any attempt to document it. Documentation will always remain inevitably partial. Critical leaders and teachers need to keep themselves sensible to those incidents which demand close attention in terms of social justice as well as emancipatory and revolutionary learning. "Revolutionary learning" refers to…

Suoranta, Juha

2002-01-01

378

Desiccant systems save money  

Microsoft Academic Search

Desiccant systems can save the Navy money through lower utility bills. Traditional vapor compression air conditioning systems are required to remove both sensible heat and latent heat (humidity) by cooling the outside air below the dewpoint in order to condense out water vapor. In some cases the air is then required to be reheated to a comfortable level. This requires

Kister

1996-01-01

379

The Gentleman BoxerBoxing, Manners, and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century England  

Microsoft Academic Search

Prize fighting was enormously popular during the second half of the eighteenth century in Britain. It became a fashion perhaps experienced as keenly by contemporary men of all classes as the “culture of sensibility” that describes this period of increasing politeness in society. This juxtaposition illustrates a vexing eighteenth-century issue: could a man be both polite and manly? This article

Karen Downing

2010-01-01

380

Unprecedented competition, fabulous technologies: A whole new ballgame for the energy industry  

Microsoft Academic Search

Technology developments on the horizon promise to transform the electricity industry far from its present shape and structure. But, just as technology has played a critical role in pushing the industry to its present thrust toward competition and vertical de-integration, a sensible technology policy can make a utility or power supplier a winmer tomorrow.

Douglas E. Olesen

1995-01-01

381

Study on the urban heat island mitigation effect achieved by converting to grass-covered parking  

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The urban heat island mitigation effect of conversion from asphalt-covered parking areas to grass-covered ones is estimated by observation and calculation. The mean surface temperature in a parking lot is calculated from a thermal image captured by an infrared camera. The sensible heat flux in each parking space is calculated based on the surface heat budget. The reduction in the

Hideki Takebayashi; Masakazu Moriyama

2009-01-01

382

Voltage-Distortion Compensation in Electrical Plants Supplying Static Power Converters  

Microsoft Academic Search

Voltage distortion compensation is a problem that must often be tackled in electrical plants supplying nonlinear loads, such as static power converters, both to ensure reliable behavior of apparatus sensible to harmonics and to comply with standard limits. Analysis of the compensation system constituted by harmonic filters and protection reactance is carried out, to clarify their contribution to voltage distortion

Gian Carlo Montanari; Mauro Loggini

1987-01-01

383

Impact of dust aerosols on the radiative budget, surface heat fluxes, heating rate profiles and convective activity over West Africa during March 2006  

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The present work analyses the effect of dust aerosols on the surface and top of atmosphere radiative budget, surface temperature, sensible heat fluxes, atmospheric heating rate and convective activity over West Africa. The study is focused on the regional impact of a major dust event over the period of 7-14 March 2006 through numerical simulations performed with the mesoscale, nonhydrostatic

M. Mallet; P. Tulet; D. Serça; F. Solmon; O. Dubovik; J. Pelon; V. Pont; O. Thouron

2009-01-01

384

CO2 - Greenhouse or atmospheric effect  

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The heating in a greenhouse is studied in a theoretical model with two different house covers: (1) the greenhouse is made of glass that absorbs the longwave radiation; (2) the cover consists of a substance (for instance rock salt) transparent to longwave radiation. Also the turbulent transport of sensible heat is taken into account. With the assumptions made, the model

I. Kanestrom

1976-01-01

385

Identity, Agency and Community: Reconsidering the Pedagogic Responsibilities of Teacher Education  

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This article presents a model for teacher education based on an ongoing action research project at a Finnish university. This model draws on the educational theory of Dewey and the pedagogical sensibility of Bakhtin to critically consider the concepts of teacher identity and agency and to highlight the role of community in teacher development. Our…

Moate, Josephine; Ruohotie-Lyhty, Maria

2014-01-01

386

Renewable corn-ethanol and energy security  

Microsoft Academic Search

Though corn-ethanol is promoted as renewable, models of the production process assume fossil fuel inputs. Moreover, ethanol is promoted as a means of increasing energy security, but there is little discussion of the dependability of its supply. This study investigates the sensibility of promoting corn-ethanol as an automobile fuel, assuming a fully renewable production process. We then use historical data

James Eaves; Stephen Eaves

2007-01-01

387

JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE Colloque C8, Supplement au no 12, Tome 49, decembre 1988  

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JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE Colloque C8, Supplement au no 12, Tome 49, decembre 1988 N.M.R. INVESTIGATION dependence. dance and the first neighbours of Co atoms. Our re- sults differ sensibly from those reported, F-38042 Grenoble Cedex, France. 3~ssoci6au C.N.R.S. Article published online by EDP Sciences

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

388

GEFCom2012 Hierarchical Load Forecasting Gradient boosting machines and Gaussian processes  

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discusses data cleansing, section 3 is on temperature forecasting, sections 4 and 5 introduce the GBM and GP. A brief introduction to Gaussian processes is provided in Appendix A. 2. Data cleansing A sensible first the algorithms detailed below performed acceptably well without further data cleansing. No adjustments were made

Ghahramani, Zoubin

389

Virtual Voices: Exploring Creative Practices to Support Life Skills Development among Young People Working in a Virtual World Community  

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The dialectical relationship between social justice, active participation and the development of aesthetic sensibilities is re-emerging as a theme among art and design educators as concerns mount for the future of art and design education in the curriculum--particularly in the UK, but also internationally. This article explores the potential of…

Sclater, Madeleine; Lally, Victor

2013-01-01

390

PLUS: eating diSorderS n antibioticS and meat n fat tax Q&a Magazine of the geraLd J. and dorothy r. friedMan sChooL of nutrition sCienCe and poLiCy SSUUmmmmeer 2r 200112 V2 VooLL. 1. 133 nnoo. 2. 2  

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criteria: INgredIeNT LIST: A short list of whole-food ingredients that are recognizable More oats, whole nutrition the hidden, harmful inflammation that can make you sick Slow Burn Slow Burn #12;For bars as supplements to balance a diet of whole foods, rather than as a replacement for sensible eating

Dennett, Daniel

391

Researching geoengineering: should not or could not?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Is geoengineering a feasible, sensible, or practical stopgap measure for us to have in our arsenal of potential responses to global warming? We do not know at this point and so it seems hardly contentious to claim that we should find out. I evaluate a moral argument that we should not try to find out and a methodological argument that

Martin Bunzl

2009-01-01

392

Framework for Coupling Room Air Models to Heat Balance Model Load and Energy Calculations (RP-1222)  

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system flow rates are determined using air model predictions for temperature at the air system returns and a room air control location. The effect of air models on sensible load was found to be minor except when and energy programs and should improve results for air system flow rate and return air temperatures. Results

Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

393

When Food Is a Foe.  

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Although only 5% of the population has severe food allergies, school business officials must be prepared for the worst-case scenario. Banning foods and segregating allergic children are harmful practices. Education and sensible behavior are the best medicine when food allergies and intolerances are involved. Resources are listed. (MLH)

Fitzgerald, Patricia L.

1998-01-01

394

Auxiliary Variational Information Maximization for Dimensionality Reduction  

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H(x) - log p(x) p(x) and H(x|y) - log p(x|y) p(x,y) are marginal and conditional entropiesAuxiliary Variational Information Maximization for Dimensionality Reduction Felix Agakov1 and David for a specific task, it is sensible to maximize the amount of information which y contains about all the coordi

Agakov, Felix

395

Das Forschungsprojekt: \\  

Microsoft Academic Search

The stocks of white peat (slightly humified Sphagnum-peat) in Western and Central Europe are nearly depleted. Alternatives for this raw material in professional horticulture are absent. The pressure on pri- stine bogs increases. The sustainable cultivation of peat mosses (Sphagnum) seems a sensible solution ensuring a lasting supply of white peat as raw material. Sphagnum material looses more and more

GRETA GAUDIG

396

Development of an Integrated Residential Heating, Ventilation, Cooling, and Dehumidification System for Residences  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Need and the Opportunity Codes such as ASHRAE 90.2 and IECC, and programs such as Energy Star and Builders Challenge, are causing new homes to be built to higher performance standards. As a result sensible cooling loads in new homes are going down, but indoor air quality prerogatives are causing ventilation rates and moisture loads to increase in humid

M. A. Hoeschele; D. A. Springer

2008-01-01

397

Innovation in Urban Design: Does Research Help?  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a world of design solutions, how important is research to innovation? This paper describes how innovation intersects with (1) urban design practice and (2) the work of research universities. When innovation is largely stylistic, design practice sensibilities may well be more useful than research skills. But when innovation requires new data or new analytical techniques, research is important. With

ANN FORSYTH

2007-01-01

398

Improving Your Lifestyle. From Theory to Practice.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This pamphlet for adult educators contains information on integrating material on health and life-style into the adult basic education classroom. Ten steps are summarized for discussion in the class by adults: proper exercise, good diet, weight control, avoiding cigarettes, sensible drinking habits, taking drugs, handling stress, safety…

Crawford, Sally Sue

1987-01-01

399

Metaphorical Maps of Improbable Fictions: The Semantic Parables of Christian Morgenstern.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

States that Christian Morgenstern made a fundamental point of semantics clear by making any absolute faith in words ridiculous. Describes other pieces of Morgenstern's poetry, and examines its implications in semantic terms. Points out that Morgenstern ridiculed the assumption that what is said must be sensible, as if the world must obey human…

Scott, Robert Ian

1995-01-01

400

La recherche-développement dans l'industrie pharmaceutique : une appréciation des résultats  

Microsoft Academic Search

[spa] La Investigación-Desarrollo en la industria farmacéutica : . una apreciación de los resultados, . por Philippe Temple.. . La industria farmacéutica francesa, a la inversa del conjunto de los sectores industrials, ha experimentado una expansión sensible en el transcurso de estos últimos años.Esta actividad, creadora de puestos de trabajo.excedentaria en el ámbito del comercio exterior, se encuentra en una

Philippe Templé

1989-01-01

401

Adamec, D., R. L. Elsberry, R. W. Garwood, and R. L. Haney, 1981: An embedded mixed-layer ocean circulation model.  

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: Latent and sensible heat flux anomalies over the northern oceans: The connection to monthly atmospheric- layer ocean circulation model. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 6, 69-96. Alexander, M. A., 1990a: Simulation of the response of the North Pacific Ocean to the anomalous atmospheric circulation associated with El Niño

Bhatt, Uma

402

Recognizing Expertise Benjamin N. Waber and Alex (Sandy) Pentland  

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a real time feedback system. Introduction Organizations are not sensible. Rather than manage how people. Finally we describe how behavioral features collected with the Sociometric Badge are being used to create actually talk to each other, formal reporting relationships are altered without a true appreciation for how

403

Color saturation preference of train's seat based on visual comfort  

Microsoft Academic Search

Color selection in train's inner design plays a crucial role in creating impressions of the overall environment and shaping the special brand image, on account of color's sensibility aspects and being associated with a certain atmosphere or a style. This research used a series of experiments with variable saturation, that the observer was asked to adjust saturation of the seat's

Liang-kui Jiang; Jin-yi Zhi; Feng Liu

2011-01-01

404

The Effect of Weave Density on Fabric Handle and Appearance of Men's Suit Fabrics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Optimum selection of materials and adequate weave structure fitted for end-uses are very important for comfortable, sensible and fashionable clothes. The optimum theoretical weave density is known and used practically depending on yarn property, however, wearing comfortability and beautiful appearance of weaves are not investigated precisely yet. Those features are considered to be made at the finishing stages of the

M. Mori; M. Matsudaira

405

METHOD AND TOOLS TO MEET ENERGY EFFICIENCY TARGETS AT PRODUCT DESIGN STAGE  

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METHOD AND TOOLS TO MEET ENERGY EFFICIENCY TARGETS AT PRODUCT DESIGN STAGE Guillaume MOENNE Energy consumption is a key topic for electr(on)ic products, due to growing regulations & sensibility of final consumers. Developments are possible to reduce energy consumption of products during use phase

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

406

L' ducation populaire , combien de citations ? (note de recherche)1  

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incontestable. En particulier, on constate que les usages de l'expression sont sensiblement moins formels et dans Agora Débats/Jeunesse, n°44, 2007, p. 62-72. 2 Extrait du texte de présentation du numéro, à l'usage. par Pierre Andler, Paris, Fayard, 1991. (The rhetoric of reaction : Perversity, futility, jeopardy

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

407

Integration of -omics data and networks for biomedical research with VANTED  

Microsoft Academic Search

Increasingly, research focus in the fields of biology and medicine moves from the investi- gation of single phenomena to the analysis of complex cause and effect relationships. The clarification of complicated relationships requires the consideration of different domains, such as gene expression, protein, and metabolite data. Furthermore, it is often sensible not to analyze the collected data in isolation, but

Christian Klukas; Falk Schreiber

2010-01-01

408

(Re)telling: A Narrative Inquiry into Pre-Service TESOL Teachers' Study Abroad Experiences  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Learning to teach ESL entails not only knowledge of linguistics, pedagogy, and curriculum, but it also entails negotiating challenges to identity, cultural sensibilities, and emotional relations. In order to make sense of these challenges, I inquire into the experiences of pre-service TESOL teachers teaching and learning experiences in a study…

Marquardt, Sheila K.

2011-01-01

409

GYRE: A New Open-Source Stellar Oscillation Code Rich Townsend1, Seth Teitler1 & Bill Paxton2  

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accuracy with few grid points. It is moreover robust and efficiently makes use of multiple processor cores must be robust, running and producing sensible output without manual intervention. The code must have shooting component of the MMS scheme is an extension of the single- or double-shooting schemes often used

Townsend, Richard

410

A perceptually-supported sketch editor  

Microsoft Academic Search

The human visual system makes a great deal more of images than the elemental marks on a surface. In the course of viewing, creating, or editing a picture, we actively construct a host of visual structures and relationships as components of sensible interpretations. This paper shows how some of these computational processes can be incorporated into perceptually-supported image editing tools,

Eric Saund; Thomas P. Moran

1994-01-01

411

Representation Discovery in Sequential Decision Making Sridhar Mahadevan  

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in designing AI systems in many ar- eas is to assume that human designers provide the essen- tial knowledge within the given space. This division of labor between human and ma- chine is sensible for single. Amarel focused on deterministic state space prob- lems, such as the missionaries and cannibal problem

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

412

Eliciting and using expert opinions about dropout bias in randomized controlled trials  

Microsoft Academic Search

Background The analysis of clinical trials with dropout usually assumes the missing data are `missing at random', i.e. given an individual's past observed data, their probability of dropout does not depend on their present outcome. However, in many settings this assumption is implausible, so it is sensible to assess the robustness of conclusions to departures from missing at random.Purpose To

Ian R White; James Carpenter; Stephen Evans; Sara Schroter

2007-01-01

413

HUME Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Section VI "Of Probability" 1748. THOUGH there be no such thing as Chance in the world; our ignorance of the real cause  

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on the passions and affections more sensible; and in a word, begets that reliance or security, which constitutes has ever yet been found of any failure or irregularity in their operation. Fire has always burned law, which has hitherto admitted of no exception. But there are other causes, which have been found

Barrett, Jeffrey A.

414

t 7'" Anne (Tome XVII). Novembre 1937 . LE LAITREVUE GNRALE DES QUESTIONS LAITIRES  

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. -;- LES COLIBACILLES SENSIBLES moins grande résistance contre l'attaque des coliphages : plus ou moins'elle cédera peut-être à un coliphage plus fort qu'on ne possède pas dans sa collection. Les colibacilles

Boyer, Edmond

415

A Momentum-Zonal Model for Predicting Zone Airflow and Temperature Distributions to Enhance Building Load and Energy Simulations  

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and to err on the side of complete mixing. The model has been coupled to the heat balance model and tested- mixing model with minor affects on total load but important differences in air system flow rate heat gain from internal sources sysQ [W] air system sensible heat load, negative indicates cooling ia

Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

416

Coding Theory Universitat DuisburgEssen, WS 2011  

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, a telephone line, radio, an audio compact disc, a keyboard, and so on. This leads to the following questions as the set of all words representing sensible information. (0.3) The Audio Compact Disc The Red Book Standard, nowadays DIN EN 60908, of the `Audio Compact Disc' has been fixed in 1982, by the com­ panies `Sony

Mueller, Jürgen

417

Coding Theory Universit"at Duisburg-Essen, WS 2011  

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, a telephone line, radio,_an__* *______ audio compact disc, a keyboard, and so on. This leads to the following words representing sensible information. (0.3) The Audio Compact Disc The Red Book Standard, nowadays DIN EN 60908, of the `Audio Compact Disc' has been fixed in 1982, by the com- panies `Sony

Mueller, Jürgen

418

Research on Real-Time Network Security Risk Assessment and Forecast  

Microsoft Academic Search

Modern security problems focus on sensibly allocating resources to decrease the magnitude of potential hazards, decrease the chances of adversary success given an attempt, or minimize loss following a successful attack. However, current risk assessment methodologies focus on manual risk analysis of network during design or through periodic reviews. Techniques for real-time risk assessment are scarce. In this paper, we

Niandong Liao; Feng Li; Yun Song

2010-01-01

419

A novel underground solar thermal heat storage unit cum heat exchanger for non air-conditioned buildings  

Microsoft Academic Search

A novel passive space conditioning configuration is presented, integrating a Solar Collector System, Underground Storage Tank and Novel Heat Exchanger. This Underground Solar Thermal Heat Exchanger (USTHE) provided improved sensible heating\\/cooling of air by employing a Novel Heat Exchanger (NHX). The dynamic performance of the storage tank in USTHE is modelled using the finite difference method accounting thermal stratification of

Rakesh Kumar; S. C. Kaushik

2003-01-01

420

Biogeosciences, 4, 743758, 2007 www.biogeosciences.net/4/743/2007/  

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and water exchange on different time scales is considered a major challenge in terrestrial biogeo- chemical of oscillatory patterns. The method is completely data adaptive and performs an effective signal to noise, Ecosystem Respiration, Reco, Vapor Pressure Deficit, VPD, Latent Heat, LE, Sensible Heat, H, Wind Speed, u

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

421

Slouching Toward Abolition: the American Capital Punishment Debate and the Economic Crisis  

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rising tide of violence that  only capital punishment could punishment unconstitutional under any circumstances, pointedly  referenced the climate of violence (punishment emerged not from an anti?civil  rights backlash, but from the growth of a new political sensibility about violence 

Simon, Jonathan S

2009-01-01

422

FOUDRE ET ATMOSPHERES EXPLOSIVES LIGHTNING AND EXPLOSIVES ATMOSPHERES  

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97-36 FOUDRE ET ATMOSPHERES EXPLOSIVES LIGHTNING AND EXPLOSIVES ATMOSPHERES HALAMA S., 1NERIS l'utilisation de produits sensibles pouvant provoquer facilement des incendies et des explosions. C inflammables. Les atmospheres explosives gazeuses et poussiereuses ainsi que les conditions favorisant [eur

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

423

It'll only hurt a second? Microeconomic determinants of who gets flu shots  

Microsoft Academic Search

Appreciating how the propensity to be immunized against the flu depends on individual characteristics and environments is essential for policies regarding influenza control to be formulated sensibly. To this point, the literature has offered little documentation on the determinants of influenza immunization. Beyond epidemiology, there are important economic issues that must be addressed to understand this form of preventive care.

John Mullahy

1999-01-01

424

The Manifestation of Symmetry between the Emergence of Consciousness and the Development of Competence.  

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This paper describes an experiment in which 30 students, classified according to high and low analytical performance, were given a reading and text production test to determine their sensibility to the structure of an Icelandic saga. This material was used because of its extreme simplicity on the textual surface level, a property suited for…

Bierschenk, Bernhard; Bierschenk, Inger

425

Filtrage actif des harmoniques en courant et en tension des reseaux électriques : modélisation, simulation numérique et expérimentation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Static converters generate harmonic currents and consume reactive power. These new phenomena on the mains generate some perturbations going from malfunction to destruction of the connected sensible equipments. In this paper disturbances generated by static converters are studied. Some solutions based on passive and active filtering are presented. Some passive filter design elements are given. Active filter is then studied.

C. Lott; O. Lapierre; H. Pouliquen; S. Saadate

1997-01-01

426

Can a Road-Driven Car Outrace a Free-Falling Car?  

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Although nowadays there are mythbusting teams ready to empirically confirm or deny advertising claims that may seem too good to be true, it is often economically prohibitive to perform the kinds of experiments that are called for. It is therefore sometimes more sensible and efficacious to perform a thought experiment instead, especially if the…

Castano, Diego J.

2011-01-01

427

Published: May 25, 2011 r 2011 American Chemical Society 819 dx.doi.org/10.1021/cs200131g |ACS Catal. 2011, 1, 819835  

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-links between propagating polymer chains, yielding three-dimensional (3D)-network ma- terials. It can be argued). These latter materials have moderate (200�800 m2 /g) Brunauer�Emmett�Teller (BET) surface areas and have been a network is a sensible one, the limited range of monomers and bond-forming reactions available from

428

The impact of broadleaved woodland on water resources in lowland UK: II. Evaporation estimates from beech and grass Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 9(6), 607613 (2005) EGU  

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The impact of broadleaved woodland on water resources in lowland UK: II. Evaporation estimates from of broadleaved woodland on water resources in lowland UK: II. Evaporation estimates from sensible heat flux aquifer of substitution of broadleaved woodland for pasture is a matter of concern in the UK. Hence

Boyer, Edmond

429

REMOTE SENSING MONITORING OF THE DYNAMIC CHANGES OF VEGETATION COVERAGE AND ITS TYPES BEFORE AND AFTER THE EMERGENT WATER TRANSPORTATION TO THE LOWER REACHES OF THE TARIM RIVER  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two factors of the vegetation coverage and its types sensible to the ecological changes before and after the Emergent Water Transportation Project are investigated based on three periods of the multi-source and multi-type remote sensing (RS) images such as TM image, ETM image and ASTER image collected from the summer of 1999, 2002 and 2004, respectively, together with the basic

Z. L. Yan; H. F. Tian; Q. Hang; R. Zhuod; Y. Q. Wangd; C. Xiad

430

Optimal parameter and uncertainty estimation of a land surface model: A case study using data from Cabauw, Netherlands  

Microsoft Academic Search

(1) Land surface models involve a large number of interdependent parameters that affect the physics of how surface energy fluxes are partitioned between latent heat, sensible heat, net radiative, and ground heat fluxes. The goal of an optimal parameter and uncertainty analysis of a land surface model is to identify a range of parameter sets that enable model predictions to

Charles Jackson; Youlong Xia; Mrinal K. Sen; Paul L. Stoffa

2003-01-01

431

Optimal parameter and uncertainty estimation of a land surface model: A case study using data from Cabauw, Netherlands  

Microsoft Academic Search

Land surface models involve a large number of interdependent parameters that affect the physics of how surface energy fluxes are partitioned between latent heat, sensible heat, net radiative, and ground heat fluxes. The goal of an optimal parameter and uncertainty analysis of a land surface model is to identify a range of parameter sets that enable model predictions to be

Charles Jackson; Youlong Xia; Mrinal K. Sen; Paul L. Stoffa

2003-01-01

432

Multidataset Study of Optimal Parameter and Uncertainty Estimation of a Land Surface Model with Bayesian Stochastic Inversion and Multicriteria Method  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study evaluates the ability of Bayesian stochastic inversion (BSI) and multicriteria (MC) methods to search for the optimal parameter sets of the Chameleon Surface Model (CHASM) using prescribed forcing to simulate observed sensible and latent heat fluxes from seven measurement sites representative of six biomes including temperate coniferous forests, tropical forests, temperate and tropical grasslands, temperate crops, and semiarid

Youlong Xia; Mrinal K. Sen; Charles S. Jackson; Paul L. Stoffa

2004-01-01

433

Optimal Parameter Estimation and Uncertainty Analysis of a Land Surface Model Using the Cabauw Dataset  

Microsoft Academic Search

Bayesian stochastic inversion (BSI) and Multi-Criteria (MC) methodologies were applied to the dataset from Cabauw, Netherlands to determine the optimal parameters and uncertainty for the CHASM (CHAmeleon Surface Model) land surface model. Simulations were performed to calibrate CHASM against observed sensible heat fluxes, latent heat fluxes and ground heat fluxes. The calibration resulted in very similar `best fit' models between

Y. Xia; C. Jackson; M. K. Sen; P. L. Stoffa

2002-01-01

434

Ben Franklin's Scientific Amusements  

Microsoft Academic Search

As an American icon, Benjamin Franklin is often portrayed as wise and canny in business and politics, earnestly pursuing and extolling diligence, sensible conduct, pragmatism, and good works. Also legendary are some of his inventions, particularly the lightning rod, bifocals, and an efficient wood-burning stove. The iconic image is misleading in major respects. Today, surprisingly few people appreciate that, in

Dudley Herschbach

2003-01-01

435

CS 565: Programming Languages Handout 1 August 20, 2010  

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Jagannathan Room 3154J Lawson Computer Science Building Ph: x4-0971 suresh@cs.purdue.edu Office Hours: Tu, Th 2-3 PM M, W 10 - 11AM, Room 3162, Dr. Nicholas Kidd Course Overview This course will examine. What are sensible and tractable notions of program correctness and safety? 4. How do we precisely

Jagannathan, Suresh

436

EFFECTS OF LEAF AREA PROFILES AND CANOPY STRATIFICATION ON SIMULATED ENERGY FLUXES: THE PROBLEM OF VERTICAL SPATIAL SCALE. (R827676)  

EPA Science Inventory

We investigated the effects of the shape of leaf area profiles and the number of canopy layers on simulated sensible and latent heat fluxes using a gradient diffusion-based biometeorological model. Three research questions were addressed through simulation experiments: (1) Given ...

437

History, Linguistic Theory, California's CLAD, and the Oakland Public Schools Resolution on Ebonics: What Are the Connections?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Traces historical, linguistic, and educational contexts for the Oakland School Board resolution. Suggests the resolution is a sensible extension of the linguistic and cultural history of the African-American community, a reasonable implementation of research and theory, and an intrinsic desire of parents to have their children's teachers acquire…

Croghan, Michael

2000-01-01

438

Advances in Teacher Effectiveness Research  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Classroom research on process-outcome relationships had burgeoned in recent years, revealing notable methodological advances and sensible, replicated findings. The studies of the early 1970s supporting direct instruction as particularly effective for producing achievement in basic skills in the early grades have been replicated and extended to…

Brophy, Jere E.

2010-01-01

439

On the design of an interactive biosphere for the GLAS general circulation model  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Improving the realism and accuracy of the GLAS general circulation model (by adding an interactive biosphere that will simulate the transfers of latent and sensible heat from land surface to atmosphere as functions of the atmospheric conditions and the morphology and physiology of the vegetation) is proposed.

Mintz, Y.; Sellers, P. J.; Willmott, C. J.

1983-01-01

440

Topographic Controls on Spatial Patterns of Soil Texture and Moisture in a Semi-arid Montane Catchment with Aspect-Dependent Vegetation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Soil moisture exerts significant control over the partitioning of latent and sensible energy fluxes, the magnitude of both vertical and lateral water fluxes, the physiological and water-use characteristics of vegetation, and nutrient cycling. Considerable progress has been made in determining how soil characteristics, topography, and vegetation influence spatial patterns of soil moisture in humid environments at the catchment, hillslope, and

B. M. Lehman; J. D. Niemann

2008-01-01

441

Preferential states in soil moisture and climate dynamics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Summer precipitation in continental midlatitude regions is significantly contributed by local recycling, i.e., by moisture returning to the atmosphere through evapotranspiration from the same region. On the other hand, reduced soil moisture availability may limit evapotranspiration rates with effects on the planetary boundary layer dynamics through the partitioning between sensible and latent heat fluxes. Thus, a dependence may exist between

Paolo D'Odorico; Amilcare Porporato

2004-01-01

442

Efecto del estrés abiótico sobre la síntesis y degradación de almidón. Una revisión Effect of abiotic stress on starch synthesis and degradation. A review  

Microsoft Academic Search

En las plantas superiores la biosíntesis del almidón es sensible al efecto de condiciones ambientales adversas, las cuales actúan sobre el suministro de carbohidratos desde los órganos fuente, la actividad de los vertederos y de las enzimas biosintéticas asociadas. Mediciones de la planta entera in vivo han demos- trado que la tasa de flujo de carbono depende además de las

Adriana Tofiño; Hernán Mauricio Romero; Hernán Ceballos

2007-01-01

443

Common Sense Design: Aided Visualisation of the Semantic Web  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper provides an outline for a general purpose Seman- tic Web browser which aims to provide a sensible visualisation for any RDF data. Sketched here is a web proxy for common browsers which in- terlopes on RDF\\/XML transmissions, transforming them at 'diplaytime' to provide the viewer with a meaningful view on the intercepted model. It suggests using the Wikipedia-style

Gus Gollings

444

New Equations For Sonic Temperature Variance And Buoyancy Heat Flux With An Omnidirectional Sonic Anemometer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many new types of sonic anemometer obtain sonic temperature from an average value of temperature measured along three paths, unlike previous sonic anemometers that generally used one path. New equations are derived to calculate temperature variance from sonic temperature variance and sensible heat flux from buoyancy flux considering the influence of a crosswind. These equations can be applied to CSAT3,

Heping Liu; Gerhard Peters; Thomas Foken

2001-01-01

445

Multiphase semiclassical approximation of the one-dimensional harmonic crystal  

E-print Network

of the harmonic crystal 2 1. Introduction 1.1. Preliminaries It is a familiar fact that electrons are able to move's theory which explains how valence/conduction electrons can move rather freely and have a well principle doesn't have very sensible effects). These electrons move according to the energy bands thus can

Boyer, Edmond

446

Castration and Medusa: Orlan's Art on the Cutting Edge  

Microsoft Academic Search

French multimedia artist Orlan (b. 1947) literally altered her body and identity in the name of art by undergoing multiple cosmetic surgeries that replaced her features with those from art historical masterpieces. She transformed herself into an objet d'art as well as a site for public debate, thereby injecting a radical sensibility into Western art and its history. The provocative

Danielle Knafo

2009-01-01

447

Boundary-layer turbulent transport and production\\/destruction of ozone during summertime smog episodes over the Swiss Plateau  

Microsoft Academic Search

Turbulent fluxes of sensible and latent heat and ozone were measured aboard a German Aerospace Research Establishment motorglider over the Swiss Plateau during the first field experiment of the Swiss air pollution experiment POLLUMET. In the lower part of the boundary layer, the ozone fluxes are negative (downward) throughout the day as a result of deposition and photochemical destruction at

Gary K. Greenhut; Anne M. Jochum; Bruno Neininger

1995-01-01

448

Delivered by Ingenta to: Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne  

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on the solutions used with no-biological fuel cells, thus obtaining a sensible improvement of the furnished power. Another option to power implanted biosensors, widely explored in the last two decades, is remote powering Powering as Energy Harvesting Techniques for Implantable Sensors Jacopo Olivo , Sandro Carrara

De Micheli, Giovanni

449

Reassuring the Woman Facing Menopause: Strategies and Resources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Women in menopause require reassurance and reliable information. Based on concerns expressed in letters (N=7,000), women in premenopause want to know what to expect, in perimenopause they want to know whether their experiences are normal, and in postmenopause they need help in making sensible decisions about the use of hormone therapy. (Author/EMK)

Cobb, Janine O'Leary

1998-01-01

450

Le nombre de ménages augmentera de moins en moins vite. Une projection à l'horizon 2020  

Microsoft Academic Search

[fre] Le nombre de ménages augmentera de moins en moins vite Une projection à l'horizon 2020 . Selon une nouvelle projection, le nombre de ménages augmenterait d'un quart en trente ans, à partir de 1990, pour atteindre 27 millions en 2020. Mais, sa progression se ralentirait sensiblement : 140 000 ménages supplémentaires par an, en moyenne, au terme de la

Claudie Louvot

1993-01-01

451

BYU 20032004 Undergraduate Catalog 59 Undergraduate Education Office  

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university education different from specialized vocational training, and it should be pursued and savored than specialized training, has given them versatility. But the value of general education lies beyond sensibility, and moral judgment. These, together with the training that general education provides in verbal

Hart, Gus

452

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 0 (2009) 10 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect  

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on the coordinate directed along the axis of the vortex. Moreover the many-body effect associated with the presence of defects in ordered media brought a renewed theoretical interest over vortex states [3]. A magnetic vortex on magnetisation vor- tices arose as the improved sensibility of imaging techniques allowed to observe [4] the VC

453

Accommodation between transpiring vegetation and the convective boundary layer  

Microsoft Academic Search

A simple scheme is developed to describe how vegetation and the convective boundary layer (CBL) interact during daylight in terms of water and sensible heat exchange. The response of vegetation to a prescribed atmospheric state is defined by a quadratic equation obtained by combining the Penman-Monteith equation with a new relation between surface conductance and transpiration rate based on laboratory

J. L. Monteith

1995-01-01

454

The Spectre of Neoliberalism: Pedagogy, Gender and the Construction of Learner Identities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this paper I draw on ethnographic observation data taken from a school-based study of two groups of 12-13-year-old pupils identified as high achieving and popular to explore how relations between teachers and pupils are mediated and constituted through the spectre of neoliberal values and sensibilities--zero-sum thinking, individualism and…

Wilkins, Andrew

2012-01-01

455

Aerobraking the Magellan spacecraft in Venus orbit  

Microsoft Academic Search

A spacecraft which was not designed for atmospheric entry was successfully flown in the sensible upper reaches of the atmosphere of Venus during the periapsis passes of more than 700 orbits, thus becoming the first spacecraft to demonstrate the use of aerobraklng to significantly alter the shape of its orbit at another planet.**The Atmosphere Explorer had successfully aerobraked In earth

David F. Doody

1995-01-01

456

The influence of pain intensity on somatosensory perception in patients suffering from subacute\\/chronic lateral epicondylalgia  

Microsoft Academic Search

A confounding factor in the analysis of chronic pain patients is the finding of signs of somatosensory disturbances not only in neuropathic pain patients but also in a subgroup of patients with musculoskeletal pain. The purpose was to investigate if patients suffering from subacute\\/chronic lateral epicondylalgia demonstrated altered sensibility, and if this was affected by pain intensity. At the start

Ann-Sofie Leffler; Eva Kosek; Per Hansson

2000-01-01

457

Effectively Utilizing the "Behavioral" in Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy of Sex Offenders  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is touted as the predominant approach in sex offender-specific group treatment, a review of the field shows that the "behavioral" part of CBT has become minimal in relation to that which is cognitive. The authors show how a revitalized "behavioral sensibility" may help to enhance…

Jennings, Jerry L.; Deming, Adam

2013-01-01

458

IFE CHAMBER TECHNOLOGY STATUS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES W.R. Meier1  

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, GA 4. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 5. Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM 6 is designed to have significant flow rates. Heat removal by vaporization or sensible heating of a liquid layer reduces the importance of conduction through a solid first wall to a flowing coolant, which reduces

Raffray, A. René

459

LOTHAR, Department of Energetics ``L. Poggi'', University of Pisa, Italy via Diotisalvi 2, I56126 Pisa, Italy (E-mail lotharing.unipi.it)  

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boiling heat transfer is outlined, along with the bene^ts and the problems raised from its applicationSerences with respect to the actual systems are present: the total heat load will pass from a few kilowatts to tens removal capability is based on the so-called sensible heat of the uid, i.e. in its capacity of absorbing

Kim, Jungho

460

Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies  

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evaluation methods. USER STUDIES AND INTERACTIVE ARTWORK Within HCI, formal user studies (ethnographic and Sensibility: Evaluation and Interactive Art Kristina Höök¹, Phoebe Sengers², and Gerd Andersson¹ ¹SICS Box&TS 301 College Ave. Ithaca, NY 14850 USA +1 607 254-5396 sengers@cs.cornell.edu ABSTRACT HCI evaluation

Höök, Kristina

461

THERMOCHEMICAL HEAT STORAGE FOR CONCENTRATED; SOLAR POWER  

Microsoft Academic Search

Thermal energy storage (TES) is an integral part of a concentrated solar power (CSP) system. It enables plant operators to generate electricity beyond on sun hours and supply power to the grid to meet peak demand. Current CSP sensible heat storage systems employ molten salts as both the heat transfer fluid and the heat storage media. These systems have an

2011-01-01

462

Modeling High-Temperature Direct-Contact Heat Exchange in an Irrigated Packed Bed.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents an analytical model of direct-contact heat exchange (DCHX) in an irrigated packed bed at high temperatures. The specific application is heat exchange between molten salt and air where the molten salt is a sensible heat storage medium ...

M. S. Bohn

1987-01-01

463

Thermochemical Heat Storage for Concentrated Solar Power. Thermochemical System Reactor Dessing for Thermal Energy Storage. Phase II final Report for the Period of September 30, 2008 through April 30, 2011.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Thermal energy storage (TES) is an integral part of a concentrated solar power (CSP) system. It enables plant operators to generate electricity beyond on sun hours and supply power to the grid to meet peak demand. Current CSP sensible heat storage systems...

2011-01-01

464

Thermochemical seasonal energy storage for solar thermal power  

Microsoft Academic Search

During the many years that thermochemical energy storage has been under investigation, the concept has been plagued with two persistent problems: high capital cost and poor efficiency. Literally hundreds of chemical reactions have also been carried out. For short-term storage, thermochemical systems suffer in comparison with highly efficient sensible storage media such as molten salts. Long-term storage, on the other

Barnhart

1984-01-01

465

Things My Father Taught Me: A Daughter Reflects on Lessons That Have Guided Her Life and Shaped Her Work.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explains how the author's father taught her about theatre in their everyday life. Discusses artistic sensibilities such as the use of voice, body, mind, and values. Explains the following theatre specifics: pacing; language; telling the story; relaxation and humor; participation; the audience's job; inflation of titles; history; subtext; and…

Renaud, Lissa Tyler

2003-01-01

466

Estructura y densidad poblacional de Octodon degus Mol  

Microsoft Academic Search

Variations of density and of population structure of Octodon degus in the area of National Park “La Campana”, two habitats with different grade of intervention during the time of breeding in two consecutive years, are shown. The density of this rodent is in inverse relation to the degree of alteration of the habitat, showing its sensibility to the changes of

Sergio Zunino; Francisco Saiz

1991-01-01

467

Heat energy Q: -energy exchanged between systems if they have a different temperature  

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About heat Heat energy Q: - energy exchanged between systems if they have a different temperature - heat flows from higher to lower temperature - without temperature difference, no heat is exchanged If a system is receiving or releasing heat, then this heat is called a) Sensible heat, if the system changes

Boyd, Sylke

468

Sea surface exchanges of momentum, heat, and freshwater determined by satellite remote sensing  

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1 Sea surface exchanges of momentum, heat, and freshwater determined by satellite remote sensing Sensible heat flux Shortwave radiation Surface wind fields 2 #12;Sea surface exchanges of momentum, heat and the atmosphere communicate through the interfacial exchanges of heat, freshwater, and momentum. While

Yu, Lisan

469

SEASONAL CO2 FLUXES AND ENERGY BALANCE IN A KIWIFRUIT ORCHARD FLUSSI DI CO2 E BILANCIO ENERGETICO STAGIONALE IN UN IMPIANTO DI ACTINIDIA  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study reports the seasonal assessment of energy balance components and carbon dioxides fluxes over a drip irrigated kiwifruit orchard, with a Leaf Area Index (LAI) of 3 at full canopy development. The most remarkable amount of energy partitioning throughout the whole season was due to latent heat flux that had values approximating to those of sensible heat flux (about

Federica Rossi; Osvaldo Facini; Teodoro Georgiadis; Marianna Nardino

470

Statement of Dr. John P. Holdren  

E-print Network

this Committee as President Obama's nominee for Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP, where such insights are needed to help shape sensible policies. OSTP has the great challenge of covering efficiency in the use of the available human resources, a further key challenge for OSTP is carrying out its

471

Millimeter wave and infrared electronics for investigations of acoustic-electromagnetic phenomena due to activity of Popocatepetl volcano  

Microsoft Academic Search

The report is devoted to millimeter and sub millimeter electronics intended for research of acoustic-electromagnetic phenomena caused by Popocatepetl volcano (Mexico). The main purpose is to present different types of sensors, one of them is based on a red and infra red silicon detector (avalanche photodiode with separated regions of absorption and multiplication). This sensor guarantees both a good sensibility

M. Tecpoyotl-T; D. Solovyev; V. Grimalsky; A. Torres-J; J. De La Hidalga-W; Ya. Kishenko

2001-01-01

472

Automatic Test Program Generation for Pipelined Processors  

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starting point for any simulation-based functional verification processes. Experimental results clearly the model right. The term "validation", conversely, concerns with building the right model. No matter what can be sensibly called verification. These activities include checking equivalence of different models

Fernandez, Thomas

473

Modelling surface energy fluxes and temperatures in dry and wet bare soils  

Microsoft Academic Search

A physically?based numerical model was developed to estimate the temporal course of the surface energy flux densities and the soil temperatures in dry and wet bare soils. Aerodynamic heat, vapour and momentum transfer theory was used to calculate the sensible and latent heat flux densities at the surface under diabatic and adiabatic conditions. A finite?difference solution of the differential equation

R. J. Stathers; T. A. Black; M. D Novak; W. G. Bailey

1988-01-01

474

Programme: Tomorrow's World President: Dr Len D'Cruz  

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and sensibility' Brian Millar, Professor of Blended Learning in Dentistry, KCL and NHS Consultant in Restorative Lecture Theatre, Blizard Building, Newark Street, E1 2AT 09.45 `Restorative dentistry - what will we be doing for our patients in the years to come?' Richard Ibbetson, Professor of Restorative Dentistry, BL

Chittka, Lars

475

Role of urban land use on mesoscale circulations and precipitation  

Microsoft Academic Search

A high resolution mesoscale meteorological model (MM5) was employed to study urban effects on rainfall over Oklahoma City, U.S.A. and Chennai, India. Numerical modeling results for Oklahoma City show that urban land use increases the daytime sensible heat flux while it decreases the latent heat flux over the city. Height of the level of free convection (LFC) is reduced by

Matthew Drennan Simpson

2006-01-01

476

The Seven Organisational Levels of Discourse  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper describes a tool for thinking and developing consciousness about the epistemology contained and revealed in our discourse about psychology and complexity theory. It is concerned with knowledge, with how we can know and with how we can sensibly speak about knowing. The model is not intended to express any values in itself and it sets no…

Kloprogge, Eddy; Gleeson, Peter; Clarkson, Petruska

2009-01-01

477

H A correction for sonic temperature errors resulting from flow acceleration and  

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H A correction for sonic temperature errors resulting from flow acceleration and sensor head acceleration and sensor head distortion. Respectively, these additional terms produce an adjustment to sensible with the standard adjustment for the fluctuations of water vapour and sensor path deflection of -7.3 +/- 13.9 W m-2

478

Clinical Features of Allergic Patients Living in Tropical Climate Cities  

Microsoft Academic Search

th , 2007. Article approved on October 27 th , 2007. SUMMARY Introduction: The allergic rhinosinusitis is one of the main chronic respiratory pathologies, for its high prevalence, the association with asthma and sinusitis and for the impact in the quality of life of the carrier. The carrying patients of allergic rhinosinusitis presents hyper sensibility reaction type 1, with persistent

Adriano Santana Fonseca; Nilvano Alves Andrade; Viviane Boaventura; Cristiane Britto

479

Altered skin sensitivity in chronic itch: role of peripheral and central mechanisms  

Microsoft Academic Search

Nodular prurigo (NP) is a chronic skin disease causing severe itch of unknown origin in restricted skin areas surrounded by healthy skin areas. In the present investigation we studied cutaneous sensibility in five NP-patients and in five control subjects. Pain thresholds were determined with short argon laser pulses using two different sizes of stimulus surface (diameters 2 and 4 mm),

Mari Grönroos; Timo Reunala; Matti Kartamaa; Antti Pertovaara

1997-01-01

480

Lightning flash rate and chemistry simulation of tropical island convection using a cloud-resolved model  

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morning sounding and sensible heat source, and initial condition chemical profiles from merged aircraft and IC flashes yielded anvil NOx mixing ratios that compared well with aircraft observations and were the oxidizing capacity of the atmosphere and in affecting climate forcing. Nitrogen oxides (NOx = NO + NO2

Maryland at College Park, University of

481

Relationships among canopy scale energy fluxes and isoprene flux derived from long-term, seasonal eddy covariance measurements over a hardwood forest  

Microsoft Academic Search

The flux of isoprene, one of the more reactive biogenic volatile organic compounds, was measured using eddy covariance techniques on a continuous basis during the 2000–2002 growing seasons at a mixed hardwood forest in northern lower MI. Daytime fluxes of isoprene and both sensible (H) and latent heat flux (LE) were linearly correlated with a positive slope on a daily

Shelley Pressley; Brian Lamb; Hal Westberg; Christoph Vogel

2006-01-01

482

David Andrew Rice darice@ucsd.edu  

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Film Festival, 2010. · UC-Cuba Mini Grant, Spring 2008. · Guest artist honorarium from the Acadia, MA and San Diego, CA) #12;A reflective documentary about the cultural politics of commemorating, Mexico) A series of short documentary videos that focus on changes in political sensibilities in the wake

483

TREE vol. 14, no. 1 January 1999 0169-5347/99/$ see front matter 1999 Elsevier Science. All rights reserved. 33 M. Borgerhoff Mulder  

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outside of the developed world (and am currently conducting such research), I also agree that Lack of the developing world? Nentwig is right to clarify that most demographers (sensibly, in my opinion) view5. Nentwig's final point is mistaken. We are of course hopelessly overpopulated. I write this from

Gadagkar, Raghavendra

484

Global Atmospheric Heat Distributions Observed from Space  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This study focuses on the observations of global atmospheric heat distributions using satellite measurements. Major heat components such as radiation energy, latent heat and sensible heat are considered. The uncertainties and error sources are assessed. Results show that the atmospheric heat is basically balanced, and the observed patterns of radiation and latent heat from precipitation are clearly related to general circulation.

Lin, Bing; Fan, Tai-Fang

2009-01-01

485

Modeling Neuronal Response to Disparity Gradient  

Microsoft Academic Search

There is a rich literature of physiological studies that a subset of neurons in visual cortices is discriminative of 3-D surface orientation using only the disparity gradient information. One of the physiological models to account for this sensibility to surface slant is the dif-frequency disparity model. Although this model is physiologically plausible, no computational analysis is available to explain how

Lianqing Yu; Zhanyi Hu

2008-01-01

486

AN OBJECTIVE CLIMATOLOGY OF CAROLINA COASTAL FRONTS  

EPA Science Inventory

This study describes a simple objective method to identify cases of coastal frontogenesis offshore of the Carolinas and to characterize the sensible weather associated with frontal passage at measurement sites near the coast. The identification method, based on surface hourly d...

487

21st European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering ESCAPE 21 E.N. Pistikopoulos, M.C. Georgiadis and A.C. Kokossis (Editors)  

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heated to the reaction temperature in a furnace. The heated stream is fed to a cooled packed bed reactor in a vaporizer, preheated in a feed effluent heat exchanger (FEHE) using the hot reactor effluent, before being. The hot reactor effluent loses sensible heat in the FEHE and is further cooled using cooling water

Skogestad, Sigurd

488

Public Relations and Library Weeding  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Beginning in 1995, the University Libraries of Virginia Tech embarked on a major shelf-load reduction/storage project. Every effort was made to communicate the scope of the project to the teaching/research faculty of the university. This article presents an overview of the project, with emphasis on ways in which sensible criteria, advance…

Metz, Paul; Gray, Caryl

2005-01-01

489

Classicization as Intertextuality in the Second Phase of Modernity (1917–1921)  

Microsoft Academic Search

Ezra Pound's Canto I (1917), and the Hungarian L?rinc Szabs first volume of poetry, Fld, Erd?, Isten (Earth, Forest, God — poems published between 1920 and 1921) seem to represent the same kind of discourse. Both poets employed classicist filters to induce modern sensibility and anxiety. Their poems are quasi narratives or scenes from ancient literature. Between 1917 and 1921

Lóránt Kabdebó

1999-01-01

490

Productivity benefits of industrial energy efficiency measures  

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that improve the casting or rolling of steel can benefitscasting Productivity benefit Cost savings (US$/tonn e steel)Steel making-basic oxygen furnace BOF gas & sensible heat recovery (suppressed combustion) Variable speed on drive on ventilation fans Casting

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01

491

On the education of the senses: synaesthetic perception from the ‘democratic art’ of chromolithography to modernism  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper explores the emergence of art education in the USA in the late nineteenth century. Focusing on the issue of colour perception, it traces the aesthetic tropes shared between discussions of educating students' colour sensibilities and the concurrent clinical and literary experiments with synaesthesia. It then makes the case that early twentieth-century works of ‘visual music’ often combine the

Joshua Yumibe

2009-01-01

492

Exchange Rate Policy Attitudes: Direct Evidence from Survey Data  

Microsoft Academic Search

Analyses of the political economy of exchange rate policy posit that firms and individuals in different sectors of the economy have distinct policy attitudes toward the level and stability of the exchange rate. Most such approaches hypothesize that internationally exposed firms prefer more stable currencies and that producers of tradables prefer a relatively depreciated real exchange rate. As sensible as

J Lawrence Broz; Jeffry Frieden; Stephen Weymouth

2008-01-01

493

Exchange Rate Policy Attitudes: Direct Evidence from Survey Data  

Microsoft Academic Search

Analyses of the political economy of exchange rate policy posit that firms and individuals in different sectors of the economy have distinct policy attitudes toward the level and stability of the exchange rate. Most such approaches hypothesize that internationally exposed firms prefer more stable currencies and that producers of tradables prefer a relatively depreciated real exchange rate. As sensible as

J. LAWRENCE BROZ; Jeffry Frieden; Stephen Weymouth

2007-01-01

494

Response to Yiannis Miralis, "Manos Hadjidakis: The Story of an Anarchic Youth and a "Magnus Eroticus"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Manos Hadjidakis and his work are like his song, "O Mythos," for they take you from reality to fantasy and bring you back again. In Magnus Eroticus, the combination of lyrics and music is at the highest level of sensibility and the musical style of each song is superb. Music follows the verse to express its deepest meaning while maintaining its…

Serghi, Lenia

2004-01-01

495

“Check on it”  

Microsoft Academic Search

Beyoncé Knowles is a hip hop icon. She is known more for her voluptuous body than her body of work that crisscrosses multiple culture industries. Unlike her hip hop contemporaries, Beyoncé successfully performs a range of Black femininities, speaking at once to Black working and middle class sensibilities while fulfilling her dynamic roles as both a hip hop belle and

Aisha Durham

2011-01-01

496

1. Cooling water is one-third of US water usage Basic approach: (a) estimate power consumption, from which you estimate cooling water usage  

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requirement - that isn't correct!). Therefore, 3 kW per person of waste heat is generated. Cooling water carries away waste heat in the form of sensible heat, i.e. by warming the water slightly. This warming can1. Cooling water is one-third of US water usage Basic approach: (a) estimate power consumption

Nimmo, Francis

497

The Imaginary World of Henri Rousseau. Teacher's Guide. School Arts: Looking/Learning.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While Henri Rousseau's work was not easily classified into any definitive artistic style of the time--impressionism, post-impressionism, fauvism, or cubism--it has been considered a forerunner of surrealism because of its dreamlike sensibility. This teaching guide provides information about Rousseau and his work, focusing on "Tropical Forest with…

Henderson, Anne

498

Conductive Thermal Interaction in Evaporative Cooling Process  

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be considered. Usually the dry-bulb depression performed by an evaporative cooler depends solely on the ambient wet-bulb temperature. The cool underground water in an evaporative cooler can cause not only adiabatic evaporation but also sensible heat transfer...

Kim, B. S.; Degelman, L. O.

1990-01-01

499

Mediating Third-Wave Feminism: Appropriation as Postmodern Media Practice.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Analyzes gendered representations of Alanis Morissette, Kate Moss, and Ally McBeal. Argue that, in each case, the appropriation of third-wave feminist tenets is accomplished via a postmodern aesthetic code of juxtaposition that serves to recontextualize and reinscribe those sensibilities in a way that ultimately functions to reify dominant…

Shugart, Helene A.; Waggoner, Catherine Egley; Hallstein, D. Lynn O'Brien

2001-01-01

500

Boundary-Layer Meteorol (2008) 128:132 DOI 10.1007/s10546-008-9273-2  

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March 2008 / Published online: 25 April 2008 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008 Abstract the three scalars, sensible heat flux predictions are most biased with respect to eddy counterparts. At inter-annual time scales, biases in modelled scalar fluxes incurred by using the WMA exceed

Katul, Gabriel