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2009

Iowa State University

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Soil Surveys—They're Not Just For Farmers, Lorraine J. Pellack Jul 2009

Soil Surveys—They're Not Just For Farmers, Lorraine J. Pellack

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Soil surveys may sound boring and useful only to farmers; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Soil surveys do contain inventories of the soils of an area; however, they also contain a wealth of tabular data that help interpret whether a location is suitable for a given use, such as a playground, a golf course, or a highway. This guide will describe soil surveys, their uses, and uniqueness. It will also cover information on the variety of ways they can be cataloged and shelved in libraries and provide search tips for locating them both online and in library ...


Thirty-One Years Of Group Research In Social Psychology Quarterly (1975–2005), Wendy J. Harrod, Bridget K. Welch, Jeffrey D. Kushkowski Jan 2009

Thirty-One Years Of Group Research In Social Psychology Quarterly (1975–2005), Wendy J. Harrod, Bridget K. Welch, Jeffrey D. Kushkowski

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We examined trends in group research published in Social Psychology Quarterly (SPQ) from 1975 to 2005. We identified a total of 332 papers about groups published during the time period. Following Moreland, Hogg, and Hains (1994), we created an index of interest in groups by dividing the number of pages in papers about groups by the total number of journal pages. Results show that interest in groups in SPQ generally fell from the late 1970s through the 1980s, rose during most of the 1990s, but stalled in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In 2005 interest in groups hovered just ...


First Impressions And Rethinking Restroom Questions, Lorraine J. Pellack Jan 2009

First Impressions And Rethinking Restroom Questions, Lorraine J. Pellack

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