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Religion And Multiculturalism In Canada, Stan Chu Ilo 2010 DePaul University

Religion And Multiculturalism In Canada, Stan Chu Ilo

Stan Chu Ilo

No abstract provided.


Research Poster: Gis And Remote Sensing Core Lab For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research In Climate Change, Haroon Stephen, William J. Smith, Craig Palmer, Thomas C. Piechota 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Research Poster: Gis And Remote Sensing Core Lab For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research In Climate Change, Haroon Stephen, William J. Smith, Craig Palmer, Thomas C. Piechota

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


21st Century City Temperature Analogs In The United States, Mark Deaton 2010 University of Redlands

21st Century City Temperature Analogs In The United States, Mark Deaton

MS GIS Program Major Individual Projects

Decades of research now show that the planet is slowly warming and that this trend will affect life on Earth over the long term. Water supply, weather patterns, and disease are examples of the many ways in which climate change will directly affect humans. Mitigation planning efforts will require new ways of thinking about, visualizing, and analyzing the massive amounts of forecast data now available from a multitude of climate models.

Various temperature-forecast models and datasets exist to help analyze climate change effects. This project converted one of those into a spatial database, extracted yearly averages for a selected set ...


Understanding Glacier Changes, Kenneth Hewitt 2010 Wilfrid Laurier University

Understanding Glacier Changes, Kenneth Hewitt

Geography and Environmental Studies Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Separatist Conflict In Sri Lanka: Terrorism, Ethnicity, Political Economy, By Asoka Bandarage, Robert Stoddard 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Review Of The Separatist Conflict In Sri Lanka: Terrorism, Ethnicity, Political Economy, By Asoka Bandarage, Robert Stoddard

Geography Faculty Publications

Asoka Bandarage, who provides a very thorough discussion of the civil conflict in Sri Lanka, relates the particular issues and perspectives of the contending groups to major conflicts occurring elsewhere in the world. Although the following categories are not utilized specifically by Bandarage, this review considers four general principles that apply both to the Sri Lanka situation and to contemporary conflicts elsewhere. First, when competing groups claim the same land because both have occupied it “traditionally,” how far back in history is meaningful? A second issue concerns how contemporary self-determination is established. That is, what is the appropriate geographic scale ...


The Changing Contexts And Transboundary Dynamics Of Reconciling Conservation And Development In The Amazon Borderlands, David S. Salisbury, Jorge Vela Alvarado, Cloe R. Franko 2010 University of Richmond

The Changing Contexts And Transboundary Dynamics Of Reconciling Conservation And Development In The Amazon Borderlands, David S. Salisbury, Jorge Vela Alvarado, Cloe R. Franko

Geography and the Environment Poster Presentations

The 12,000 kilometers of international boundaries within the Amazon’s lowland rainforest biome form the axis of a borderland region shared by the nine states of Amazonia (Figure 1). These Amazon borderlands contain high concentrations of conservation units and indigenous territories to preserve the transboundary region’s rich ecological and cultural diversity (Figures 2 & 3). However, this biocultural diversity is increasingly threatened by advancing development frontiers and a growing global demand for Amazonian resources.


Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos aka Marc Guerrero 2010 theINSTITUTE of Health & Wellness PHILIPPINES Foundation Inc

Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos Aka Marc Guerrero

Emmanuel Mario B Santos aka Marc Guerrero

MANIFEST GREATNESS vf24jan2010 WE COME TOGETHER THERE OUGHT TO BE NO POOR WE TAKE CHARGE.


Quite A Year And New Life For Panthera Tigris: The St. Petersburg Declaration And The Future Of Wild Tigers, Philip J. Nyhus, Lisa Ann Tekancic 2010 Colby College

Quite A Year And New Life For Panthera Tigris: The St. Petersburg Declaration And The Future Of Wild Tigers, Philip J. Nyhus, Lisa Ann Tekancic

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Where The Tiger Survives, Biodiversity Thrives, Philip J. Nyhus, Ronald Tilson 2010 Colby College

Where The Tiger Survives, Biodiversity Thrives, Philip J. Nyhus, Ronald Tilson

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Why A Political Ecology Of The U.S. South?, P. T. Hurley, Edward R. Carr 2010 University of South Carolina - Columbia

Introduction: Why A Political Ecology Of The U.S. South?, P. T. Hurley, Edward R. Carr

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Splendor In The Bluegrass: The Policing Of Drug Related Crime In Lexington, Kentucky, Christine Elizabeth Smith 2010 University of Kentucky

Splendor In The Bluegrass: The Policing Of Drug Related Crime In Lexington, Kentucky, Christine Elizabeth Smith

University of Kentucky Master's Theses

This project is designed as a case study investigating the relationship and practices between residents and police officers in the William Wells Brown neighborhood of Lexington, Kentucky toward the issue of drug-related crime. Employing Michel Foucault‘s work on governmentality and his concept of Splendor, I explore how governance is practiced within the daily negotiations of the WWB neighborhood. I approach this project through the lens of policing because some residents, especially those who comprise the William Wells Brown Neighborhood Association, form a limited partnership with the police department in combating the threat of drug crime in the neighborhood. Drug-related ...


Influence Of Wetland Landscape Structure On Duck Nest Success At Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon, Daniel Robert Craver 2010 Portland State University

Influence Of Wetland Landscape Structure On Duck Nest Success At Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon, Daniel Robert Craver

Geography Masters Research Papers

The decline of waterfowl populations and their requisite wetland habitats remains a concern. Because migratory bird refuges are often artificial landscapes of actively managed wetlands, and wildlife populations experience their greatest change during the breeding season, refuges should be designed to maximize breeding habitat. While past nest success studies have focused on at-nest variables, new approaches are needed to evaluate the effect of composition and configuration of plant communities at the landscape scale. This study aims to quantify landscape patterns within individual refuge management units to determine influence upon historical nesting success averages of ducks at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ...


Extractive Reserves, David S. Salisbury 2010 University of Richmond

Extractive Reserves, David S. Salisbury

Geography and the Environment Faculty Publications

Extractive reserves are territories dedicated to environmental protection and the sustainable use of nature resources by traditional populations. Reserves follow a traditional land tenure model based on individual family and communal property rights to common areas, such as forest trails used to extract or harvest nontimber forest products. Although the extractive reserve concept originates in the tropical forests of the Brazilian Amazon, reserves have also been created in aquatic, floodplain, and savanna landscapes throughout Brazil. There are now 50 extractive reserves covering more than 10 million hectares, an area larger than Portugal, and more continue to be created. Despite their ...


In The Shadow Of Slavery: Africa’S Botanical Legacy In The Atlantic World, Andrew Sluyter 2010 Louisiana State University

In The Shadow Of Slavery: Africa’S Botanical Legacy In The Atlantic World, Andrew Sluyter

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Macusani Obsidian From Southern Peru: A Characterization Of Its Elemental Composition With A Demonstration Of Its Ancient Use, Nathan M. Craig, Robert Speakman, R. Popelka-Filcoff, Mark Aldenderfer, Luis Flores Blanco, Margaret Brown Vega, Michael Glasscock, Charles Stanish 2010 Pennsylvania State University

Macusani Obsidian From Southern Peru: A Characterization Of Its Elemental Composition With A Demonstration Of Its Ancient Use, Nathan M. Craig, Robert Speakman, R. Popelka-Filcoff, Mark Aldenderfer, Luis Flores Blanco, Margaret Brown Vega, Michael Glasscock, Charles Stanish

Nathan M Craig

Transparent obsidian artifacts have been reported for the northern Lake Titicaca Basin. Based on instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) of these artifacts a distinct chemical group was identified. Yet, the location of the source of transparent obsidian in the southern Andes remained unreported in the archaeological literature. This paper reports on the chemical composition and geographic location of a source of transparent obsidian from the Macusani region of Peru. Through the use of INAA and portable X-ray fluorescence (PXRF) we demonstrate that Macusani obsidian or macusanite comprises (at least) two chemical groups. One of these groups was used for making ...


Canada: Managing Diversity And Social Cohesion Under Bill C-50 And Beyond, Hristina Petrova 2010 Policy Studies Organization

Canada: Managing Diversity And Social Cohesion Under Bill C-50 And Beyond, Hristina Petrova

Hristina Petrova

The recent changes in the Canadian immigration system have led to the development of other programs designed to attract highly skilled immigrants. Bill C-50 was implemented in order to reduce the immigration backlog and match supply with demand on the labour market. Whatever the scheme, there’s one particular group of immigrants whose entry into the country has been encouraged via numerous parallel initiatives – the one of international students. Their retention is strategic because they could be just what Canada needs – young people proficient in the official languages, with Canadian credentials and work experience.


Evaluation Of Frontline Demonstration Of Greengram (Vigna Radiata L.) In Sundarbans, West Bengal, Ganesh Chandra 2010 ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, (ICAR) Barrackpore, India

Evaluation Of Frontline Demonstration Of Greengram (Vigna Radiata L.) In Sundarbans, West Bengal, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

Green gram (mungbean) is one of the important pulse crop in India, which plays a major role in augmenting the income of small and marginal farmers of Sundarban. The prevalent farming situation in Sundarban areas being characterised by kharif season with paddy cultivation in rain-fed condition and water requirement for growing rabi and summer crops are met only through residual soil moisture and/or stored rain-water. The low production of traditional varieties of greengram was a cause of concern for the farmers at large. To overcome this problem of low yield, Krishi Vigyan Kendra of CIFRI has conducted frontline demonstration ...


International Law, State Sovereignty And Transboundary Waters, Aguinaldo Alemar 2010 Universidade Federal de Uberlândia

International Law, State Sovereignty And Transboundary Waters, Aguinaldo Alemar

Aguinaldo Alemar

The current status of transboundary water resources is to claim a more proactive posture by the sovereign states, mainly those having large reserves of fresh water shared. This new posture involves actions between the states as a key condition to the success of any enterprise that aims to protect the environment. It intends to prove that other actors - national and international - are already mobilizing themselves to consider water as a "common heritage of mankind" and, as such, water must be considered above the classical concepts of sovereignty and territory, excelling by the humanitarian interest that it arouses. At the end ...


Flat Whites: Work In Cafes, Janet G. Sayers 2010 Massey University (Albany Campus)

Flat Whites: Work In Cafes, Janet G. Sayers

Janet G Sayers

Examines the phenomenon of people working in cafes in Auckland, New Zealand and argues that there are several characteristics of this type of work using the acronym FLAT WHITES. 1. Formality/informality (power, hierarchy, control) 2. Leisure (treat, reward, pleasure, non-work time, respite) 3. Aesthetic (marketing, branding, self-identity, status) 4. Transactions (relationship, networking, affiliation, horizontal communication) 5. Work stations (place of work, convenience, temporary work place, technology, table size, table distance, chair comfort 6. Hospitality (food and drink, inside/outside boundaries, welcome, belonging, rituals around food) 7. Innovate (creativity, idea work, entrepreneurialism, inspiration, synthesis) 8. Time (flexibility, time compression, work ...


Redes Universitárias De Cooperação Internacional No Mercosul, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras 2010 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

Redes Universitárias De Cooperação Internacional No Mercosul, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

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