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  1. Student Choices when Learning with Computer Simulations Noah S. Podolefsky*

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    Colorado at Boulder, University of

    simulations, force concept inventory, physics education research PACS: 01.40.Fk I TRODUCTIO Today's students-0390 Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1. In interviews, students were given questions from the Force Concept Inventory (FCI)1 and were allowed to choose

  2. CHBE 484 Solvent Recovery Project Group Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

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    CHBE 484 Solvent Recovery Project Group Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z1 Dear Mr. Craig Smith: RE: Solvent Recovery Report for CHBE 484 Green Engineering The UBC solvent recovery program has been successful in recovering solvents such as acetone

  3. Resource Technologist Prince George BC

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    Resource Technologist Prince George BC Annual Salary: $49,431.92 - 56,219.57 A rewarding opportunity exists in Prince George as a Natural Resource Technologist Here is your opportunity to join

  4. November 20th, 2013November 20 , 2013 BC Hydro Today

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    November 20th, 2013November 20 , 2013 DRAFT 1 #12; BC Hydro Today FY 2013 IPPs in BC BC; BC Hydro serves 95 percent of the population in British Columbia1Columbia Load are split evenly (IPPs are d t t ith BC h d )3under contract with BC hydro)3 Limited transfer capability into BC from

  5. Bc Meson Formfactors and Bc-->PV Decays Involving Flavor Dependence of Transverse Quark Momentum

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    Rohit Dhir; R. C. Verma

    2009-01-08

    We present a detailed analysis of the Bc form factors in the BSW framework, by investigating the effects of the flavor dependence on the average transverse quark momentum inside a meson. Branching ratios of two body decays of Bc meson to pseudoscalar and vector mesons are predicted.

  6. Landbase Stewardship (Ecosystems) Section Head Smithers BC

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    assessment support, cumulative effects assessment, natural resource research, geospatial analysis activities for B.C. The vision of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO of program and project management across a range of natural resource fields. As part of the regional Resource

  7. Electrifying the BC Vehicle Fleet Opportunities and Challenges for

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    Pedersen, Tom

    Electrifying the BC Vehicle Fleet Opportunities and Challenges for Plug-in Hybrid, Extended Range & Pure Electric Vehicles Liam Kelly, Trevor Williams, Brett Kerrigan and Curran Crawford Institute ................................................................................. 13 3.1 BC Hydro and Vehicle

  8. CARBON OFFSETTING IN A TOURSIM CONTEXT: WHISTLER BC

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    CARBON OFFSETTING IN A TOURSIM CONTEXT: WHISTLER BC by Katie von Gaza Bachelor of Environmental: Carbon offsetting in a Tourism Context: Whistler, BC. Project No.: 471 Examining Committee: Chair 2.2 Carbon Offsetting

  9. ARM - Campaign Instrument - tc-bc

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note belowgovInstrumentssodaratngovInstrumentstc-bc Comments?

  10. 100-B/C Target Analyte List Development for Soil

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    R.W. Ovink

    2010-03-18

    This report documents the process used to identify source area target analytes in support of the 100-B/C remedial investigation/feasibility study addendum to DOE/RL-2008-46. This report also establishes the analyte exclusion criteria applicable for 100-B/C use and the analytical methods needed to analyze the target analytes.

  11. 344 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, VOL. 56, NO. 3, MARCH 2008 Statistics of General Order Selection in

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    Elkashlan, Maged

    , p. 140] F1,···,n (1, · of Electrical and Computer Engineer- ing, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4 (e

  12. AN OWNER'S MANUAL FOR BACKS About WorkSafeBC

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    of the Workers' Compensation Board of B.C. National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data Main entry to the public through government in its role of protecting and maintaining the overall well-being of the workers

  13. BC Transit Fuel Cell Bus Project: Evaluation Results Report

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    Eudy, L.; Post, M.

    2014-02-01

    This report evaluates a fuel cell electric bus demonstration led by British Columbia Transit (BC Transit) in Whistler, Canada. BC Transit is collaborating with the California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory to evaluate the buses in revenue service. This evaluation report covers two years of revenue service data on the buses from April 2011 through March 2013.

  14. BC Transit Fuel Cell Bus Project Evaluation Results: Second Report

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    Eudy, L.; Post, M.

    2014-09-01

    Second report evaluating a fuel cell electric bus (FCEB) demonstration led by British Columbia Transit (BC Transit) in Whistler, Canada. BC Transit is collaborating with the California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory to evaluate the buses in revenue service. NREL published its first report on the demonstration in February 2014. This report is an update to the previous report; it covers 3 full years of revenue service data on the buses from April 2011 through March 2014 and focuses on the final experiences and lessons learned.

  15. Synthesis of bulk superhard semiconducting B-C material

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    Solozhenko, Vladimir L.; Dubrovinskaia, Natalia A.; Dubrovinsky, Leonid S.

    2004-08-30

    A bulk composite superhard material was synthesized from graphitelike BC{sub 3} at 20 GPa and 2300 K using a multianvil press. The material consists of intergrown boron carbide B{sub 4}C and B-doped diamond with 1.8 at.%B. The material exhibits semiconducting behavior and extreme hardness comparable with that of single-crystal diamond.

  16. Warming, eutrophication, and predator loss amplify subsidies between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

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    Palen, Wendy J.

    *¶ *Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada to substantially impact recipient communities and potentially alter the carbon balance between aquatic

  17. A COMPUTATIONAL MODEL OF CELL POLARIZATION AND MOTILITY COUPLING MECHANICS AND BIOCHEMISTRY*

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    Feng, James J.

    -4/81533.html Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T1Z4, BC, Canada (bvander, St. Louis). Mathematics Department & Chemical Engineering Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T1Z4, BC, Canada (jfeng@math.ubc.ca). This author's research is supported by the Petroleum

  18. Scaling-up Renewable Electricity in BC: Tackling the Institutional and Political Challenges

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    Pedersen, Tom

    Scaling-up Renewable Electricity in BC: Tackling the Institutional and Political Challenges Dr.................................................................................................................................... 4 2. Renewable Electricity and Hydropower in BC................................................................................................... 6 3. Institutions and Processes for Renewable Electricity Development

  19. Maximizing Energy Savings Reliability in BC Hydro Industrial Demand-side Management Programs

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    Victoria, University of

    Maximizing Energy Savings Reliability in BC Hydro Industrial Demand-side Management Programs Supervisory Committee Maximizing Energy Savings Reliability in BC Hydro Industrial Demand-side Management savings over time. As BC Hydro increases its DSM initiatives to meet the Clean Energy Act objective

  20. Contract NO. DE-FG22-93BC14862 Department of Petroleum Engineering

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    Injectivity of Horizontal Wells Contract NO. DE-FG22-93BC14862 Department of Petroleum Engineering Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305 Contract Date: March 10, 1993...

  1. BC Hydro Brings Energy Savings to Low-Income Families in Canada...

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    the impact of rising electricity costs in Canada. ECAP provides qualified low-income BC Hydro residential account holders with a free home energy assessment; installation of...

  2. Health Hazards in Indoor Air J.M. Logue, M. H. Sherman, B.C. Singer

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    Health Hazards in Indoor Air J.M. Logue, M. H. Sherman, B.C. Singer5250E #12;Logue et al, Health Hazards in Indoor air LBNL5250E Health Hazards in Indoor Air J, Singer BC, 2010 Health Hazards in Indoor Air. In Proceedings of the 2010 31st AIVC Conference, Low Energy

  3. Interactions of $B_{c}$ Meson in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions

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    Irfan, Shaheen; Masud, Bilal

    2015-01-01

    We calculate the absorbtion cross-sections of $B_{c}$ mesons by $\\pi$ and $\\rho$ mesons including anomalous processes using an effective hadronic Lagrangian. The enhancement of Bc production is expected due to QGP formation in heavy-ion experiments. However it is also expected that the production rate of Bc meson can be affected due to the interaction with comovers. These processes are relevant for experiments at RHIC. Thermal average cross-sections of $B_{c}$ are evaluated with form factor when a cut off parameter in it is 1 and 2 GeV. Using these thermal average cross-sections in the kinetic equation we investigate the time evolution of $B_{c}$ mesons due to dissociation in the hadronic matter formed at RHIC.

  4. Measurement of the ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions of Bc± ? J/??±and B± ? J/? K± and B(Bc±? J/? ?±?±?-/+)/B(Bc± ? J/? ?±) in pp collisions at ?s = 7 TeV

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    Khachatryan, V.

    2015-01-13

    The ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions (?(Bc±) B(Bc± ? J/??±))/(?(B±) B(B± ? J/?K±) is studied in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The kinematic region investigated requires Ba,sub>c± and B±mesons with transverse momentum p? > 15 GeV and rapidity |y| -1. The ratio is determined to be [0.48 ± 0.05 (stat) ± 0.03(syst) ± 0.05 (?Bc)]% The J/??±?±?-/+ decay mode is also observed in the same data sample. Using a model-independent method developed tomore »measure the efficiency given the presence of resonant behaviour in the three-pion system, the ratio of the branching fractions J/? ?±?±?-/+)/B(Bc± is measured to be 2.55 ± 0.80(stat) ± 0.33(syst) +0.04-0.01 (?Bc), consistent with the previous LHCb result.« less

  5. Measurement of the ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions of Bc± ? J/??±and B± ? J/? K± and B(Bc±? J/? ?±?±?-/+)/B(Bc± ? J/? ?±) in pp collisions at ?s = 7 TeV

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    Khachatryan, V. [Yerevan Physics Institute (Armenia)

    2015-01-01

    The ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions (?(Bc±) B(Bc± ? J/??±))/(?(B±) B(B± ? J/?K±) is studied in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The kinematic region investigated requires Ba,sub>c± and B±mesons with transverse momentum p? > 15 GeV and rapidity |y| -1. The ratio is determined to be [0.48 ± 0.05 (stat) ± 0.03(syst) ± 0.05 (?Bc)]% The J/??±?±?-/+ decay mode is also observed in the same data sample. Using a model-independent method developed to measure the efficiency given the presence of resonant behaviour in the three-pion system, the ratio of the branching fractions J/? ?±?±?-/+)/B(Bc± is measured to be 2.55 ± 0.80(stat) ± 0.33(syst) +0.04-0.01 (?Bc), consistent with the previous LHCb result.

  6. Genome analysis and physiological comparison of Alicycliphilus denitrificans strains BC and K601T

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    Oosterkamp, Margreet J.; Veuskens, Teun; Saia, Flavia Talarico; Weelink, Sander A.B.; Goodwin, Lynne A.; Daligault, Hajnalka E.; Bruce, David; Detter, J. Chris; Tapia, Roxanne; Han, Cliff; Land, Miriam L; Hauser, Loren John; Langenhoff, A. M.; Gerritse, Jan; Van Berkel, Willem J. H.; Pieper, Dietmar; Junca, Howard; Smidt, Hauke; Schraa, Gosse; Davids, Mark; Schaap, Peter J; Plugge, Caroline M.; Stams, Alfons J. M.

    2013-01-01

    The genomes of the Betaproteobacteria Alicycliphilus denitrificans strains BC and K601T have been sequenced to get insight into the physiology of the two strains. Strain BC degrades benzene with chlorate as electron acceptor. The cyclohexanol-degrading denitrifying strain K601T is not able to use chlorate as electron acceptor, while strain BC cannot degrade cyclohexanol. The 16S rRNA sequences of strains BC and K601T are identical and the fatty acid methyl ester patterns of the strains are similar. Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) analysis of predicted open reading frames of both strains showed most hits with Acidovorax sp. JS42, a bacterium that degrades nitro-aromatics. The genomes include strain-specific plasmids (pAlide201 in strain K601T and pAlide01 and pAlide02 in strain BC). Key genes of chlorate reduction in strain BC were located on a 120 kb megaplasmid (pAlide01), which was absent in strain K601T. Genes involved in cyclohexanol degradation were only found in strain K601T. Benzene and toluene are degraded via oxygenase-mediated pathways in both strains. Genes involved in the meta-cleavage pathway of catechol are present in the genomes of both strains. Strain BC also contains all genes of the ortho-cleavage pathway. The large number of mono- and dioxygenase genes in the genomes suggests that the two strains have a broader substrate range than known thus far.

  7. Synthesis of new Diamond-like B-C Phases under High Pressure and Temperatures

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    Ming, L. C.; Zinin, P. V.; Sharma, S. K.

    2014-04-22

    A cubic BC3 (c-BC3) phase was synthesized by direct transformation from graphitic phases at a pressure of 39 GPa and temperature of 2200 K in a laser-heated diamond anvil cell (DAC). A combination of x-ray diffraction (XRD), electron diffraction (ED), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) imaging, and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) measurements lead us to conclude that the obtained phase is hetero-nano-diamond, c-BC3. The EELS measurements show that the atoms inside the cubic structure are bonded by sp3 bonds.

  8. 1300 -650 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6B 4N8

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    .nexterra.ca UNBC BIOMASS GASIFICATION SYSTEM HCM Architechts #12; Project Description Customer: University of Northern British Columbia· Location: Prince George, B.C.· Application: Biomass gasification plant #12;PERSPECTIVES 4 Anchored by Nexterra's biomass gasification system, UNBC's bioenergy program

  9. On the Capacity of the Vector MAC and BC with Feedback

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    Jafar, Syed A.

    On the Capacity of the Vector MAC and BC with Feedback Syed Ali Jafar Qualcomm Incorporated San to scalar MACs and BCs, respectively. We also determine the capacity enhancement due to feedback at high SNR

  10. BC Hydro Industrial Sector: Marketing Sector Marketing Plan (Fiscal 2005/Fiscal 2006) 

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    Willis, P.; Wallace, K.

    2005-01-01

    BC Hydro, the major electricity utility in the Province of British Columbia has been promoting industrial energy efficiency for more than 15 years. Recently it has launched a new Demand Side Management initiative with the objective of obtaining 2000...

  11. J. Comput. Phys. 226 (2007) 22292249, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2007.07.007 An Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method

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    Feng, James J.

    2007-01-01

    of Mathematics University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada 2 Arkema Research Center, 900 First of materials can be foamed, including carbon, ceramics and metals [2­4], aqueous foams and polymer foams

  12. A Detailed Geochemical Study of Island Arc Crust: the Talkeetna Arc Section,

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    DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND OCEAN SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER, BC V6T 1Z4, CANADA 2 OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION, WOODS HOLE, MA 02543, USA 5 DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY

  13. A MURNAGHAN-NAKAYAMA RULE FOR NONCOMMUTATIVE SCHUR FUNCTIONS

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    Fournier, John J.F.

    A MURNAGHAN-NAKAYAMA RULE FOR NONCOMMUTATIVE SCHUR FUNCTIONS VASU V. TEWARI Abstract. We prove of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada, Telephone: +1-604-418-1842. 1 #12;2 VASU V. TEWARI

  14. Identification of the Wax Ester Synthase/Acyl-Coenzyme A:Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase WSD1 Required for

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    Kunst, Ljerka

    Identification of the Wax Ester Synthase/Acyl-Coenzyme A:Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase WSD1 Required for Stem Wax Ester Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis1,2[W][OA] Fengling Li, Xuemin Wu, Patricia Lam Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z1 (R.J.) Wax esters are neutral lipids composed of aliphatic alcohols and acids

  15. Operator formalism for b-c systems with $?=1$ on general algebraic curves

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    F. Ferrari; J. Sobczyk

    1995-01-27

    In this letter we develope an operator formalism for the $b-c$ systems with conformal weight $\\lambda=1$ defined on a general closed and orientable Riemann surface. The advantage of our approach is that the Riemann surface is represented as an affine algebraic curve. In this way it is possible to perform explicit calculations in string theory at any perturbative order. Besides the obvious applications in string theories and conformal field theories, (the $b-c$ systems at $\\lambda=1$ are intimately related to the free scalar field theory), the operator formalism presented here sheds some light also on the quantization of field theories on Riemann surfaces. In fact, we are able to construct explicitly the vacuum state of the $b-c$ systems and to define creation and annihilation operators. All the amplitudes are rigorously computed using simple normal ordering prescriptions as in the flat case.

  16. The $BC_{1}$ Elliptic model: algebraic forms, hidden algebra $sl(2)$, polynomial eigenfunctions

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    Alexander V. Turbiner

    2014-12-14

    The potential of the $BC_1$ quantum elliptic model is a superposition of two Weierstrass functions with doubling of both periods (two coupling constants). The $BC_1$ elliptic model degenerates to $A_1$ elliptic model characterized by the Lam\\'e Hamiltonian. It is shown that in the space of $BC_1$ elliptic invariant, the potential becomes a rational function, while the flat space metric becomes a polynomial. The model possesses the hidden $sl(2)$ algebra for arbitrary coupling constants: it is equivalent to $sl(2)$-quantum top in three different magnetic fields. It is shown that there exist three one-parametric families of coupling constants for which a finite number of polynomial eigenfunctions (up to a factor) occur.

  17. Search for the B(c) meson in hadronic Z^0 decays

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    Wilson, Graham Wallace; OPAL Collaboration; Ackerstaff, K.; Alexander, G.; Allison, J.; Altekamp, N.; Anderson, K.J.; Anderson, S.; Arcelli, S.; Asai, S.; Ashby, S.F.; Axen, D.; Azuelos, G.

    1998-02-01

    -Hansen h, J. Schieck k, P. Schleper k, B. Schmitt h, S. Schmitt k, A. Schoning h, M. Schroder h, H.C. Schultz-Coulon j,¨ ¨ M. Schumacher c, C. Schwick h, W.G. Scott t, T.G. Shears p, B.C. Shen d, C.H. Shepherd-Themistocleous h, P. Sherwood o, G.P. Siroli b... containing a b quark have all been observed, by experiments at CESR, DORIS, LEP and the TEVATRON, except #14; .for the beauty-charm meson B bc . The B mesonc c can be produced at LEP in hadronic Z0 decays. Using the non-relativistic potential model for heavy...

  18. Version 1.0 A description of a smallish part of the BepiColombo (BC) MIXS/SIXS

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    Southampton, University of

    SW. In short, the following explains telecommand (TC) reception, and TC acknowledgement (service 1 of the PUS standard ­ see below for details) the way it is done within the BC MIXS/SIXS instrument SW The BC MIXS/SIXS instrument SW receives telecommands (TCs) via a dedicated hardware link. These TCs

  19. Forest Renewal BC -Slocan Mixedwood Ecology and Management Chair Ecosystem Science and Management Program

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    Hawkins, Christopher

    , and by incorporating a #12;FRBC-Slocan Mixedwood Ecology and Management Strategic Plan UNBC 2 mechanistic understandingForest Renewal BC - Slocan Mixedwood Ecology and Management Chair Ecosystem Science and Management Program University of Northern British Columbia Strategic Plan 2010-2015 Revised March 19, 2010 The role

  20. EVALUATING BC'S COMMUNITY FOREST AGREEMENT PROGRAM AS A TOOL FOR SOURCE WATER

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    EVALUATING BC'S COMMUNITY FOREST AGREEMENT PROGRAM AS A TOOL FOR SOURCE WATER PROTECTION by Lauren OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT In the School of Resource and Environmental if cited appropriately. #12;ii APPROVAL Name: Lauren Rethoret Degree: Master of Resource Management Title

  1. Proton processing at the Qo-site of the bc1 complex of Rhodobacter sphaeroides

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    Crofts, Antony R.

    S 12-003 Proton processing at the Qo-site of the bc1 complex of Rhodobacter sphaeroides A Crofts1 61801, USA fax: (217) 244-6615; e-mail: a-crofts@life.uiuc.edu Keywords: Qo-site, proton processing be resolved if the reaction is treated as a proton-coupled electron transfer, in which the low probability

  2. TECHNICAL REPORTS Biochar (BC) was evaluated for nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P)

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    Lehmann, Johannes

    . Biochar (BC) is a solid residue produced by thermal degra- dation of organic material during pyrolysis. Biochar is an envi- ronmental sorbent and can reduce N and P leaching from soils (Lehmann et al., 2003 (Yao et al., 2011). Biomass (feedstock) and highest treatment temperature (HTT) during pyrolysis

  3. The pottery from a fifth century B.C. shipwreck at Ma'agan Michael, Israel 

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    Lyon, Jerry Dean

    1993-01-01

    for shipboard use such as bowls, jars, jugs, lamps, and a cooking pot. Transport amphoras of the basket handle and "Persian" storage jar types are represented only in small numbers. The pottery can be dated from approximately 425 to 400 B.C. The distribution...

  4. BC's Electricity Options: Multi-Attribute Trade-Off and Risk Analysis of the Natural

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    capital cost than the value used in our analysis. · BC Hydro has issued a request for proposals (RFP upward its capital cost estimate for the Nanaimo CCGT plant. In our analysis reported on May 1, we used a generic unit cost estimate for a CCGT plant, but here we use the new capital cost numbers and recent

  5. A concerted, alternating sites mechanism of ubiquinol oxidation by the dimeric cytochrome bc1 complex

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    Trumpower, Bernard L.

    A concerted, alternating sites mechanism of ubiquinol oxidation by the dimeric cytochrome bc1 A refinement of the protonmotive Q cycle mechanism is proposed in which oxidation of ubiquinol is a concerted reaction and occurs by an alternating, half-of-the-sites mechanism. A concerted mechanism of ubiquinol

  6. Pair Production of Heavy Quarkonium and $B_c(^*)$ Mesons at Hadron Colliders

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    Rong Li; Yu-Jie Zhang; Kuang-Ta Chao

    2009-03-12

    We investigate the pair production of S-wave heavy quarkonium at the LHC in the color-singlet mechanism (CSM) and estimate the contribution from the gluon fragmentation process in the color-octet mechanism (COM) for comparison. With the matrix elements extracted previously in the leading order calculations, the numerical results show that the production rates are quite large for the pair production processes at the LHC. The $p_t$ distribution of double $J/\\psi$ production in the CSM is dominant over that in the COM when $p_t$ is smaller than about 8GeV. For the production of double $\\Upsilon$, the contribution of the COM is always larger than that in the CSM. The large differences in the theoretical predictions between the CSM and COM for the $p_t$ distributions in the large $p_t$ region are useful in clarifying the effects of COM on the quarkonium production. We also investigate the pair production of S-wave $B_c$ and $B_c^*$ mesons, and the measurement of these processes is useful to test the CSM and extract the LDMEs for the $B_c$ and $B_c^*$ mesons.

  7. Perceived credibility of Internet encyclopedias Ida Kubiszewski a,*, Thomas Noordewier b,c

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    Vermont, University of

    Perceived credibility of Internet encyclopedias Ida Kubiszewski a,*, Thomas Noordewier b,c , Robert Administration, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 30 April 2010 Received in revised form 9 October 2010 Accepted 11 October 2010 Keywords: Internet

  8. LATTICE POLYMER AUTOMATA Steen RASMUSSEN a;b and Joshua R. SMITH b;c

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    LATTICE POLYMER AUTOMATA Steen RASMUSSEN a;b and Joshua R. SMITH b;c a TSA­DO/SA MS M997 and CNLS, the Lattice Polymer Automaton [LPA]. In the LPA all interactions, including electromagnetic forces, the molecular excluded volume forces, the longer range intermolecular forces, and the polymer

  9. Remedial investigation/feasibility study work plan for the 100-BC-2 operable unit, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington

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    1993-05-01

    This work plan and attached supporting project plans establish the operable unit setting and the objectives, procedures, tasks, and schedule for conducting the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) remedial investigation/feasibility study (RI/FS) for the 100-BC-2 operable unit in the 100 Area of the Hanford Site. The 100 Area is one of four areas at the Hanford Site that are on the US Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA) National Priorities List under CERCLA. The 100-BC-2 operable unit is one of two source operable units in the 100-B/C Area (Figure ES-1). Source operable units are those that contain facilities and unplanned release sites that are potential sources of hazardous substance contamination. The 100-BC-2 source operable unit contains waste sites that were formerly in the 100-BC-2, 100-BC-3, and 100-BC-4 operable units. Because of their size and geographic location, the waste sites from these two operable units were added to 100-BC-2. This allows for a more efficient and effective investigation of the remaining 100-B/C Reactor area waste sites. The investigative approach to waste sites associated with the 100-BC-2 operable unit are listed in Table ES-1. The waste sites fall into three general categories: high priority liquid waste disposal sites, low priority liquid waste disposal sites, and solid waste burial grounds. Several sites have been identified as candidates for conducting an IRM. Two sites have been identified as warranting additional limited field sampling. The two sites are the 116-C-2A pluto crib, and the 116-C-2C sand filter.

  10. Proton-coupled electron transfer at the Qo-site of the bc1 complex controls the rate of ubihydroquinone oxidation.

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    Crofts, Antony R.

    1 Proton-coupled electron transfer at the Qo-site of the bc1 complex controls the rate transfer; proton transfer; bc1 complex; Qo-site; Marcus theory; ES-complex Abbreviations: bc1 complex of the transmembrane proton gradient is positive or negative, respectively; PDB#, Protein Data Bank identifier; Q

  11. Source sector and region contributions to BC and PM2.5 in Central Asia

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    Kulkarni, S.; Sobhani, N.; Miller-Schulze, J. P.; Shafer, M. M.; Schauer, J. J.; Solomon, P. A.; Saide, P. E.; Spak, S. N.; Cheng, Y. F.; Denier van der Gon, H. A. C.; et al

    2015-02-18

    Particulate matter (PM) mass concentrations, seasonal cycles, source sector, and source region contributions in Central Asia (CA) are analyzed for the period April 2008–July 2009 using the Sulfur Transport and dEposition Model (STEM) chemical transport model and modeled meteorology from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. Predicted aerosol optical depth (AOD) values (annual mean value ~0.2) in CA vary seasonally, with lowest values in the winter. Surface PM2.5 concentrations (annual mean value ~10 ?g m-3) also exhibit a seasonal cycle, with peak values and largest variability in the spring/summer, and lowest values and variability in the winter (hourly valuesmore »from 2 to 90 ?g m-3). Surface concentrations of black carbon (BC) (mean value ~0.1 ?g m-3) show peak values in the winter. The simulated values are compared to surface measurements of AOD as well as PM2.5, PM10, BC, and organic carbon (OC) mass concentrations at two regional sites in Kyrgyzstan (Lidar Station Teplokluchenka (LST) and Bishkek). The predicted values of AOD and PM mass concentrations and their seasonal cycles are fairly well captured. The carbonaceous aerosols are underpredicted in winter, and analysis suggests that the winter heating emissions are underestimated in the current inventory. Dust, from sources within and outside CA, is a significant component of the PM mass and drives the seasonal cycles of PM and AOD. On an annual basis, the power and industrial sectors are found to be the most important contributors to the anthropogenic portion of PM2.5. Residential combustion and transportation are shown to be the most important sectors for BC. Biomass burning within and outside the region also contributes to elevated PM and BC concentrations. The analysis of the transport pathways and the variations in particulate matter mass and composition in CA demonstrates that this region is strategically located to characterize regional and intercontinental transport of pollutants. Aerosols at these sites are shown to reflect dust, biomass burning, and anthropogenic sources from Europe; South, East, and Central Asia; and Russia depending on the time period. Simulations for a reference 2030 emission scenario based on pollution abatement measures already committed to in current legislation show that PM2.5 and BC concentrations in the region increase, with BC growing more than PM2.5 on a relative basis. This suggests that both the health impacts and the climate warming associated with these particles may increase over the next decades unless additional control measures are taken. The importance of observations in CA to help characterize the changes that are rapidly taking place in the region are discussed.« less

  12. Source sector and region contributions to BC and PM??? in Central Asia

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    Kulkarni, S.; Sobhani, N.; Miller-Schulze, J. P.; Shafer, M. M.; Schauer, J. J.; Solomon, P. A.; Saide, P. E.; Spak, S. N.; Cheng, Y. F.; Denier van der Gon, H. A. C.; et al

    2015-01-01

    Particulate matter (PM) mass concentrations, seasonal cycles, source sector, and source region contributions in Central Asia (CA) are analyzed for the period April 2008–July 2009 using the Sulfur Transport and dEposition Model (STEM) chemical transport model and modeled meteorology from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. Predicted aerosol optical depth (AOD) values (annual mean value ~0.2) in CA vary seasonally, with lowest values in the winter. Surface PM??? concentrations (annual mean value ~10 ?g m?³) also exhibit a seasonal cycle, with peak values and largest variability in the spring/summer, and lowest values and variability in the winter (hourly valuesmore »from 2 to 90 ?g m?³). Surface concentrations of black carbon (BC) (mean value ~0.1 ?g m?³) show peak values in the winter. The simulated values are compared to surface measurements of AOD as well as PM???, PM??, BC, and organic carbon (OC) mass concentrations at two regional sites in Kyrgyzstan (Lidar Station Teplokluchenka (LST) and Bishkek). The predicted values of AOD and PM mass concentrations and their seasonal cycles are fairly well captured. The carbonaceous aerosols are underpredicted in winter, and analysis suggests that the winter heating emissions are underestimated in the current inventory. Dust, from sources within and outside CA, is a significant component of the PM mass and drives the seasonal cycles of PM and AOD. On an annual basis, the power and industrial sectors are found to be the most important contributors to the anthropogenic portion of PM???. Residential combustion and transportation are shown to be the most important sectors for BC. Biomass burning within and outside the region also contributes to elevated PM and BC concentrations. The analysis of the transport pathways and the variations in particulate matter mass and composition in CA demonstrates that this region is strategically located to characterize regional and intercontinental transport of pollutants. Aerosols at these sites are shown to reflect dust, biomass burning, and anthropogenic sources from Europe; South, East, and Central Asia; and Russia depending on the time period. Simulations for a reference 2030 emission scenario based on pollution abatement measures already committed to in current legislation show that PM??? and BC concentrations in the region increase, with BC growing more than PM??? on a relative basis. This suggests that both the health impacts and the climate warming associated with these particles may increase over the next decades unless additional control measures are taken. The importance of observations in CA to help characterize the changes that are rapidly taking place in the region are discussed.« less

  13. A Hermite cubic collocation scheme for plane strain hydraulic fractures Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z2

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    Peirce, Anthony

    A Hermite cubic collocation scheme for plane strain hydraulic fractures A. Peirce Department Accepted 13 February 2010 Available online 4 March 2010 Keywords: Hydraulic fractures Integro the propagation of a hydraulic fracture in a state of plane strain. Special blended cubic Hermite-power­law basis

  14. Oh Canada! B.C. ratifies North America's first carbon tax

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    Peltier, R.

    2008-08-15

    British Columbia began collecting increased tax revenue on fossil fuels on July 1 with a promise to rebate those taxes through reduced income and business tax rates. This 'revenue recycling' plan makes little progress toward the province's goal to reduce CO{sub 2} emissions 33% by 2020, yet it is hailed by proponents as a legislative milestone. Others believe BC residents are victims of another governmental 'bait and switch' program. This paper examines the legislation. 2 figs.

  15. The vertical structure of ocean heat 89A64BC7DEF72B4

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    Wirosoetisno, Djoko

    freeze over [Winton, 2003]. While global ocean heat transport can be deduced from estimates of airThe vertical structure of ocean heat transport 1234567 89A64BC7DEF72B4 5567334EE72224EE1D523E1E;4#72B43%EE7D44 7D446BE27B725CE93$93BE647 #12;The vertical structure of ocean heat transport G

  16. Study of the $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^+$ and $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+}$ decays with the ATLAS detector

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    Aad, Georges; Abdallah, Jalal; Abdinov, Ovsat; Aben, Rosemarie; Abolins, Maris; AbouZeid, Ossama; Abramowicz, Halina; Abreu, Henso; Abreu, Ricardo; Abulaiti, Yiming; Acharya, Bobby Samir; Adamczyk, Leszek; Adams, David; Adelman, Jahred; Adomeit, Stefanie; Adye, Tim; Affolder, Tony; Agatonovic-Jovin, Tatjana; Aguilar-Saavedra, Juan Antonio; Ahlen, Steven; Ahmadov, Faig; Aielli, Giulio; Akerstedt, Henrik; Åkesson, Torsten Paul Ake; Akimoto, Ginga; Akimov, Andrei; Alberghi, Gian Luigi; Albert, Justin; Albrand, Solveig; Alconada Verzini, Maria Josefina; Aleksa, Martin; Aleksandrov, Igor; Alexa, Calin; Alexander, Gideon; Alexopoulos, Theodoros; Alhroob, Muhammad; Alimonti, Gianluca; Alio, Lion; Alison, John; Alkire, Steven Patrick; Allbrooke, Benedict; Allport, Phillip; Aloisio, Alberto; Alonso, Alejandro; Alonso, Francisco; Alpigiani, Cristiano; Altheimer, Andrew David; Alvarez Gonzalez, Barbara; ?lvarez Piqueras, Damián; Alviggi, Mariagrazia; Amadio, Brian Thomas; Amako, Katsuya; Amaral Coutinho, Yara; Amelung, Christoph; Amidei, Dante; Amor Dos Santos, Susana Patricia; Amorim, Antonio; Amoroso, Simone; Amram, Nir; Amundsen, Glenn; Anastopoulos, Christos; Ancu, Lucian Stefan; Andari, Nansi; Andeen, Timothy; Anders, Christoph Falk; Anders, Gabriel; Anders, John Kenneth; Anderson, Kelby; Andreazza, Attilio; Andrei, George Victor; Angelidakis, Stylianos; Angelozzi, Ivan; Anger, Philipp; Angerami, Aaron; Anghinolfi, Francis; Anisenkov, Alexey; Anjos, Nuno; Annovi, Alberto; Antonelli, Mario; Antonov, Alexey; Antos, Jaroslav; Anulli, Fabio; Aoki, Masato; Aperio Bella, Ludovica; Arabidze, Giorgi; Arai, Yasuo; Araque, Juan Pedro; Arce, Ayana; Arduh, Francisco Anuar; Arguin, Jean-Francois; Argyropoulos, Spyridon; Arik, Metin; Armbruster, Aaron James; Arnaez, Olivier; Arnal, Vanessa; Arnold, Hannah; Arratia, Miguel; Arslan, Ozan; Artamonov, Andrei; Artoni, Giacomo; Asai, Shoji; Asbah, Nedaa; Ashkenazi, Adi; Åsman, Barbro; Asquith, Lily; Assamagan, Ketevi; Astalos, Robert; Atkinson, Markus; Atlay, Naim Bora; Auerbach, Benjamin; Augsten, Kamil; Aurousseau, Mathieu; Avolio, Giuseppe; Axen, Bradley; Ayoub, Mohamad Kassem; Azuelos, Georges; Baak, Max; Baas, Alessandra; Bacci, Cesare; Bachacou, Henri; Bachas, Konstantinos; Backes, Moritz; Backhaus, Malte; Bagiacchi, Paolo; Bagnaia, Paolo; Bai, Yu; Bain, Travis; Baines, John; Baker, Oliver Keith; Balek, Petr; Balestri, Thomas; Balli, Fabrice; Banas, Elzbieta; Banerjee, Swagato; Bannoura, Arwa A E; Bansil, Hardeep Singh; Barak, Liron; Barberio, Elisabetta Luigia; Barberis, Dario; Barbero, Marlon; Barillari, Teresa; Barisonzi, Marcello; Barklow, Timothy; Barlow, Nick; Barnes, Sarah Louise; Barnett, Bruce; Barnett, Michael; Barnovska, Zuzana; Baroncelli, Antonio; Barone, Gaetano; Barr, Alan; Barreiro, Fernando; Barreiro Guimarães da Costa, João; Bartoldus, Rainer; Barton, Adam Edward; Bartos, Pavol; Basalaev, Artem; Bassalat, Ahmed; Basye, Austin; Bates, Richard; Batista, Santiago Juan; Batley, Richard; Battaglia, Marco; Bauce, Matteo; Bauer, Florian; Bawa, Harinder Singh; Beacham, James Baker; Beattie, Michael David; Beau, Tristan; Beauchemin, Pierre-Hugues; Beccherle, Roberto; Bechtle, Philip; Beck, Hans Peter; Becker, Kathrin; Becker, Maurice; Becker, Sebastian; Beckingham, Matthew; Becot, Cyril; Beddall, Andrew; Beddall, Ayda; Bednyakov, Vadim; Bee, Christopher; Beemster, Lars; Beermann, Thomas; Begel, Michael; Behr, Janna Katharina; Belanger-Champagne, Camille; Bell, William; Bella, Gideon; Bellagamba, Lorenzo; Bellerive, Alain; Bellomo, Massimiliano; Belotskiy, Konstantin; Beltramello, Olga; Benary, Odette; Benchekroun, Driss; Bender, Michael; Bendtz, Katarina; Benekos, Nektarios; Benhammou, Yan; Benhar Noccioli, Eleonora; Benitez Garcia, Jorge-Armando; Benjamin, Douglas; Bensinger, James; Bentvelsen, Stan; Beresford, Lydia; Beretta, Matteo; Berge, David; Bergeaas Kuutmann, Elin; Berger, Nicolas; Berghaus, Frank; Beringer, Jürg; Bernard, Clare; Bernard, Nathan Rogers; Bernius, Catrin; Bernlochner, Florian Urs; Berry, Tracey; Berta, Peter; Bertella, Claudia; Bertoli, Gabriele; Bertolucci, Federico; Bertsche, Carolyn; Bertsche, David; Besana, Maria Ilaria; Besjes, Geert-Jan; Bessidskaia Bylund, Olga; Bessner, Martin Florian; Besson, Nathalie; Betancourt, Christopher; Bethke, Siegfried; Bevan, Adrian John; Bhimji, Wahid; Bianchi, Riccardo-Maria; Bianchini, Louis; Bianco, Michele; Biebel, Otmar; Bieniek, Stephen Paul; Biglietti, Michela; Bilbao De Mendizabal, Javier; Bilokon, Halina; Bindi, Marcello; Binet, Sebastien; Bingul, Ahmet; Bini, Cesare; Black, Curtis

    2015-01-01

    The decays $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^+$ and $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+}$ are studied with the ATLAS detector at the LHC using a dataset corresponding to integrated luminosities of 4.9 fb$^{-1}$ and 20.6 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions collected at centre-of-mass energies $\\sqrt{s} = 7$ TeV and 8 TeV, respectively. Signal candidates are identified through $J/\\psi\\to\\mu^+\\mu^-$ and $D_s^{(*)+}\\to\\phi\\pi^+(\\gamma/\\pi^0)$ decays. With a two-dimensional likelihood fit involving the $B_c^+$ reconstructed invariant mass and an angle between the $\\mu^+$ and $D_s^+$ candidate momenta in the muon pair rest frame, the yields of $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^+$ and $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+}$, and the transverse polarisation fraction in $B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+}$ decay are measured. The transverse polarisation fraction is determined to be $\\Gamma_{\\pm\\pm}(B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+})/\\Gamma(B_c^+ \\to J/\\psi D_s^{*+}) = 0.38 \\pm 0.23 \\pm 0.07$, and the derived ratio of the branching fractions of the two modes is $\\mathcal{B}_{B_c^+ \\to J/...

  17. Continuity and change in Etruscan domestic architecture : a study of building techniques and materials from 800-500 BC 

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    Miller, Paul

    2015-06-30

    Etruscan architecture underwent various changes between the later Iron Age and the Archaic period (c. 800-500 BC), as seen in the evidence from several sites. These changes affected the design and style of domestic ...

  18. The Adenovirus E3-6.7K Protein Adopts Diverse Membrane Topologies following Posttranslational Translocation

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    Moise, Alexander R.; Grant, Jason R.; Lippé , Roger; Gabathuler, Reinhard; Jefferies, Wilfred A.

    2004-01-01

    , and Wilfred A. Jefferies* Departments of Medical Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology, and Zoology, Biotechnology Laboratory, and The Biomedical Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada Received 12 June 2003... also influence * Corresponding author. Mailing address: The Biomedical Research Centre, 2222 Health Sciences Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada. Phone: (604) 822-6961. Fax: (604) 822-6780. E-mail: wilf...

  19. Hydraulic Geometry: Empirical Investigations and Theoretical Approaches

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    Eaton, Brett

    Hydraulic Geometry: Empirical Investigations and Theoretical Approaches B.C. Eatona, a Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia 1984 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2 Abstract Hydraulic. One approach to hydraulic geometry considers temporal changes at a single location due to variations

  20. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE AUTOMOBILE RECYCLING INDUSTRY

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    #12;ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE AUTOMOBILE RECYCLING INDUSTRY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Volume 1 FRAP 1996-02 Prepared by: E1-RayesEnvironmental Corp. Vancouver, B.C. March 1996 #12;DISCLAIMER INDUSTRY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (VOLUME I) BY EL-RAYES ENVIRONMENTAL CORP. 2601 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z

  1. This article was downloaded by: [Simon Fraser University] On: 03 September 2014, At: 23:05

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    Venditti, Jeremy G.

    Registered office: Mortimer House, 37-41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH, UK Canadian Water Resources Journal a , Jeremy G. Venditti a & Michael Church b a Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 b Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Published

  2. Novel spin-electronic properties of BC{sub 7} sheets induced by strain

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    Xu, Lei; Dai, ZhenHong Sui, PengFei; Sun, YuMing; Wang, WeiTian

    2014-11-01

    Based on first-principles calculations, the authors have investigated the electronic and magnetic properties of BC{sub 7} sheets with different planar strains. It is found that metal–semiconductor transition appears at the biaxial strain of 15.5%, and the sheets are characteristic of spin-polarized semiconductor with a zero band-gap. The band-gap rapidly increases with strain, and reaches a maximum value of 0.60 eV at the strain of 20%. Subsequently, the band-gap decreases until the strain reaches up to 22% and shows a semiconductor-half metal transformation. It will further present metal properties until the strain is up to the maximum value of 35%. The magnetic moments also have some changes induced by biaxial strain. The numerical analysis shows that the two-dimensional distortions have great influences on the magnetic moments. The novel spin-electronic properties make BC{sub 7} sheets have potential applications in future spintronic nanodevices.

  3. Measurement of the Cosmic Ray B/C Ratio with the AMS-01 Experiment

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    N. Tomassetti

    2010-09-09

    The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) is a particle physics detector designed for a high precision measurement of cosmic rays in space. AMS phase-2 (AMS-02) is scheduled to be installed on the ISS for at least three years from September 2010. The AMS-01 precursor experiment operated successfully during a 10-day NASA shuttle flight in June 1998. The orbital inclination was 51.7{\\deg} at a geodetic altitude between 320 to 380 km. Nearly 200,000 Z>2 nuclei were observed by AMS-01 in the rigidity range 1-40 GV. Using these data, it is possible to investigate the relative abundances and the energy spectra of the primary cosmic rays, providing relations with their sources and propagation processes. Preliminary results on the B/C ratio in 0.4-19 GeV/nucleon kinetic energy are presented.

  4. Measurement of the Cosmic Ray B/C Ratio with the AMS-01 Experiment

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    ,

    2010-01-01

    The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) is a particle physics detector designed for a high precision measurement of cosmic rays in space. AMS phase-2 (AMS-02) is scheduled to be installed on the ISS for at least three years from September 2010. The AMS-01 precursor experiment operated successfully during a 10-day NASA shuttle flight in June 1998. The orbital inclination was 51.7{\\deg} at a geodetic altitude between 320 to 380 km. Nearly 200,000 Z>2 nuclei were observed by AMS-01 in the rigidity range 1-40 GV. Using these data, it is possible to investigate the relative abundances and the energy spectra of the primary cosmic rays, providing relations with their sources and propagation processes. Preliminary results on the B/C ratio in 0.4-19 GeV/nucleon kinetic energy are presented.

  5. THE BC CRIBS & TRENCHES GEOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION PROJECT ONE STEP FORWARD IN HANFORDS CLEANUP PROCESS

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    BENECKE, M.W.

    2005-11-17

    A geophysical characterization project was conducted at the BC Cribs and Trenches Area, located south of 200 East at the Hanford Site. The area consists of 26 waste disposal trenches and cribs, which received approximately 30 million gallons of liquid waste from the uranium recovery process and the ferrocyanide processes associated with wastes generated by reprocessing nuclear fuel. Waste discharges to BC Cribs contributed perhaps the largest liquid fraction of contaminants to the ground in the 200 Areas. The site also includes possibly the largest inventory of Tc-99 ever disposed to the soil at Hanford with an estimated quantity of 400 Ci. Other waste constituents included high volumes of nitrate and U-238. The geophysical characterization at the 50-acre site primarily included high resolution resistivity (HRR). The resistivity technique is a non-invasive method by which electrical resistivity data are collected along linear transects, and data are presented as continuous profiles of subsurface electrical properties. The transects ranged in size from about 400-700 meters and provided information down to depths of 60 meters. The site was characterized by a network of 51 HRR lines with a total of approximately 19.7 line kilometers of data collected parallel and perpendicular to the trenches and cribs. The data were compiled to form a three-dimensional representation of low resistivity values. Low resistivity, or high conductivity, is indicative of high ionic strength soil and porewater resulting from the migration of nitrate and other inorganic constituents through the vadose zone. High spatial density soil data from a single borehole, that included coincident nitrate concentrations, electrical conductivity. and Tc-99, were used to transform the electrical resistivity data into a nitrate plume. The plume was shown to extend laterally beyond the original boundaries of the waste site and, in one area, to depths that exceeded the characterization strategy.

  6. THE BC CRIBS & TRENCHES GEOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION PROJECT ONE STEP FORWARD IN HANFORDS CLEANUP PROCESS

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    BENECKE, MN.W.

    2006-02-22

    A geophysical characterization project was conducted at the BC Cribs and Trenches Area, located south of 200 East at the Hanford Site. The area consists of 26 waste disposal trenches and cribs, which received approximately 30 million gallons of liquid waste from the uranium recovery process and the ferrocyanide processes associated with wastes generated by reprocessing nuclear fuel. Waste discharges to BC Cribs contributed perhaps the largest liquid fraction of contaminants to the ground in the 200 Areas. The site also includes possibly the largest inventory of Tc-99 ever disposed to the soil at Hanford with an estimated quantity of 400 Ci. Other waste constituents included high volumes of nitrate and U-238. The geophysical characterization at the 50 acre site primarily included high resolution resistivity (HRR). The resistivity technique is a non-invasive method by which electrical resistivity data are collected along linear transects, and data are presented as continuous profiles of subsurface electrical properties. The transects ranged in size from about 400-700 meters and provided information down to depths of 60 meters. The site was characterized by a network of 51 HRR lines with a total of approximately 19.7 line kilometers of data collected parallel and perpendicular to the trenches and cribs. The data were compiled to form a three-dimensional representation of low resistivity values. Low resistivity, or high conductivity, is indicative of high ionic strength soil and porewater resulting from the migration of nitrate and other inorganic constituents through the vadose zone. High spatial density soil data from a single borehole, that included coincident nitrate concentrations, electrical conductivity, and Tc-99, were used to transform the electrical resistivity data into a nitrate plume. The plume was shown to extend laterally beyond the original boundaries of the waste site and, in one area, to depths that exceeded the characterization strategy. It is unknown whether the plume reached the water table, located approximately 104 meters below ground surface.

  7. Conference and Events Services | University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference

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    , Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 Fax:(250) 960-5291 Email: conference Visiting UNBC Working in the Area Visiting Prince George Attending an Event Other (please specify and Events Services | University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9

  8. Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre Ltd. 2156 Banbury Road. North Vancouver, BC V7G 2T1

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    Kavanagh, Karen L.

    Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre Ltd. 2156 Banbury Road. North Vancouver, BC V7G 2T1 Ph: (604) 929-2268, Fax: (604) 987-2255 Web Site: www.deepcovekayak.com DEEP COVE CANOE AND KAYAK CENTRE LTD. Parental/Tours/Rentals with Deep Cove Canoe and Kayak Centre DEEP COVE CANOE AND KAYAK CENTRE LIMITED (Herein described

  9. The Energy Landscape for Ubihydroquinone Oxidation at the Qo Site of the bc1 Complex in Rhodobacter sphaeroides*

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    Crofts, Antony R.

    through a modified Q-cycle (4, 11, 12), involving catalytic sites for oxidation of ubihydroquinone (quinolThe Energy Landscape for Ubihydroquinone Oxidation at the Qo Site of the bc1 Complex in Rhodobacter-sulfur protein. The activation energy for ubihydro- quinone oxidation was independent of the concentration

  10. Redox-linked protonation state changes in cytochrome bc1 identified by PoissonBoltzmann electrostatics calculations

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    Ullmann, G. Matthias

    titration calculations have been performed for completely reduced and completely oxidised cytochrome bc1 of CoQ oxidation. The Rieske iron­ sulphur cluster could be shown to undergo redox-linked protonation protein; Cardiolipin; Rieske iron­sulphur cluster; Poisson­Boltzmann electrostatics calculation 1

  11. J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 49, 767-789, 1997 Electric and Magnetic Field Galvanic Distortion Decomposition of BC87 Data

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    Jones, Alan G.

    J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 49, 767-789, 1997 Electric and Magnetic Field Galvanic Distortion importance for many of the BC87 sites. However, even a combined electric and magnetic field galvanic-inductive (usually called galvanic) distortion of the electric andjor magnetic fields. Relevant studies include

  12. Hydrogen Bonds Involved in Binding the Qi-site Semiquinone in the bc1 Complex, Identified through Deuterium Exchange

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    Crofts, Antony R.

    Hydrogen Bonds Involved in Binding the Qi-site Semiquinone in the bc1 Complex, Identified through them. The strength of interactions indicates that the protons are involved in hydrogen bonds with SQ. The hyperfine cou- plings differ from values typical for in-plane hydrogen bonds previously observed in model

  13. Fuzzy soil mapping based on prototype category theory Feng Qi a,, A-Xing Zhu b,c

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    Zhu, A-Xing

    Fuzzy soil mapping based on prototype category theory Feng Qi a,, A-Xing Zhu b,c , Mark Harrower c component of soil mapping is classification, a process of assigning spatial soil entities to predefined categories (classes). However, by their nature soils exist as a continuum both in the spatial and attribute

  14. Stochastic Parameterization for Light Absorption by Internally Mixed BC/dust in Snow Grains for Application to Climate Models

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    Liou, K. N.; Takano, Y.; He, Cenlin; Yang, P.; Leung, Lai-Yung R.; Gu, Y.; Lee, W- L.

    2014-06-27

    A stochastic approach to model the positions of BC/dust internally mixed with two snow-grain types has been developed, including hexagonal plate/column (convex) and Koch snowflake (concave). Subsequently, light absorption and scattering analysis can be followed by means of an improved geometric-optics approach coupled with Monte Carlo photon tracing to determine their single-scattering properties. For a given shape (plate, Koch snowflake, spheroid, or sphere), internal mixing absorbs more light than external mixing. The snow-grain shape effect on absorption is relatively small, but its effect on the asymmetry factor is substantial. Due to a greater probability of intercepting photons, multiple inclusions of BC/dust exhibit a larger absorption than an equal-volume single inclusion. The spectral absorption (0.2 – 5 um) for snow grains internally mixed with BC/dust is confined to wavelengths shorter than about 1.4 um, beyond which ice absorption predominates. Based on the single-scattering properties determined from stochastic and light absorption parameterizations and using the adding/doubling method for spectral radiative transfer, we find that internal mixing reduces snow albedo more than external mixing and that the snow-grain shape plays a critical role in snow albedo calculations through the asymmetry factor. Also, snow albedo reduces more in the case of multiple inclusion of BC/dust compared to that of an equal-volume single sphere. For application to land/snow models, we propose a two-layer spectral snow parameterization containing contaminated fresh snow on top of old snow for investigating and understanding the climatic impact of multiple BC/dust internal mixing associated with snow grain metamorphism, particularly over mountains/snow topography.

  15. Remaining Sites Verification Package for the 100-B-21:2 Subsite (100-B/C Discovery Pipeline DS-100BC-002), Waste Site Reclassification Form 2008-003

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    J. M. Capron

    2008-06-16

    The 100-B-21:2 waste site consists of the immediate area of the DS-100BC-02 pipeline. In accordance with this evaluation, the confirmatory and verification sampling results support a reclassification of this site to Interim Closed Out. The results of verification sampling show that residual contaminant concentrations do not preclude any future uses and allow for unrestricted use of shallow zone soils. The results also demonstrate that residual contaminant concentrations are protective of groundwater and the Columbia River.

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  17. Conference and Events Services | University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    , Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 Fax:(250) 960-5291 Email: conference Visiting UNBC Working in the Area Visiting Prince George Attending an Event Other (please specify Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 Fax:(250

  18. Source sector and region contributions to BC and PM2.5 in Central Asia

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    Kulkarni, S.; Sobhani, N.; Miller-Schulze, J. P.; Shafer, M. M.; Schauer, J. J.; Solomon, P. A.; Saide, P. E.; Spak, S. N.; Cheng, Y. F.; Denier van der Gon, H. A. C.; Lu, Z.; Streets, D. G.; Janssens-Maenhout, G.; Wiedinmyer, C.; Lantz, J.; Artamonova, M.; Chen, B.; Imashev, S.; Sverdlik, L.; Deminter, J. T.; Adhikary, B.; D'Allura, A.; Wei, C.; Carmichael, G. R.

    2015-02-18

    Particulate matter (PM) mass concentrations, seasonal cycles, source sector, and source region contributions in Central Asia (CA) are analyzed for the period April 2008–July 2009 using the Sulfur Transport and dEposition Model (STEM) chemical transport model and modeled meteorology from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. Predicted aerosol optical depth (AOD) values (annual mean value ~0.2) in CA vary seasonally, with lowest values in the winter. Surface PM2.5 concentrations (annual mean value ~10 ?g m-3) also exhibit a seasonal cycle, with peak values and largest variability in the spring/summer, and lowest values and variability in the winter (hourly values from 2 to 90 ?g m-3). Surface concentrations of black carbon (BC) (mean value ~0.1 ?g m-3) show peak values in the winter. The simulated values are compared to surface measurements of AOD as well as PM2.5, PM10, BC, and organic carbon (OC) mass concentrations at two regional sites in Kyrgyzstan (Lidar Station Teplokluchenka (LST) and Bishkek). The predicted values of AOD and PM mass concentrations and their seasonal cycles are fairly well captured. The carbonaceous aerosols are underpredicted in winter, and analysis suggests that the winter heating emissions are underestimated in the current inventory. Dust, from sources within and outside CA, is a significant component of the PM mass and drives the seasonal cycles of PM and AOD. On an annual basis, the power and industrial sectors are found to be the most important contributors to the anthropogenic portion of PM2.5. Residential combustion and transportation are shown to be the most important sectors for BC. Biomass burning within and outside the region also contributes to elevated PM and BC concentrations. The analysis of the transport pathways and the variations in particulate matter mass and composition in CA demonstrates that this region is strategically located to characterize regional and intercontinental transport of pollutants. Aerosols at these sites are shown to reflect dust, biomass burning, and anthropogenic sources from Europe; South, East, and Central Asia; and Russia depending on the time period. Simulations for a reference 2030 emission scenario based on pollution abatement measures already committed to in current legislation show that PM2.5 and BC concentrations in the region increase, with BC growing more than PM2.5 on a relative basis. This suggests that both the health impacts and the climate warming associated with these particles may increase over the next decades unless additional control measures are taken. The importance of observations in CA to help characterize the changes that are rapidly taking place in the region are discussed.

  19. New developments for the determination of the response function for a BC501A compact neutron spectrometer for fusion diagnostics

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    Gagnon-Moisan, F.; Reginatto, M.; Zimbal, A. [Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D-38116, Braunschweig (Germany)

    2011-07-01

    The compact neutron spectrometer project was initiated to develop a device able to study fast neutrons produced by fusion reactions in a tokamak. The goal is to provide a fully characterized BC501A detector using a digital acquisition system developed by ENEA. The pulse height resolution and the response matrix of the detector are determined using experimental data acquired at the PTB facility. To achieve this goal, methods of data analysis involving entropy maximization and new software were developed. The methods are described and the current results for the pulse height resolution are presented. (authors)

  20. EFFECT OF FLOOD REGIME ON TREE GROWTH IN THE FLOODPLAIN AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS OF THE WISCONSIN RIVER

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    Turner, Monica G.

    EFFECT OF FLOOD REGIME ON TREE GROWTH IN THE FLOODPLAIN AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS OF THE WISCONSIN, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada ABSTRACT Flood regime and vegetation flood tolerance interact to influence tree. The levee restricts some floodplain area from overbank flood events, but leaves a portion of active

  1. A&A 511, L3 (2010) DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201014019

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    Maier, John Paul

    2010-01-01

    Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada 5 National Research Council) to a laboratory spectrum recorded through expanding acetylene plasma. Methods. Cavity ring-down direct absorption-cations do not match the listed DIBs (Salama et al. 1996, 1999; Bréchignac & Pino 1999; Ruiterkamp et al

  2. Food for Thought How to make progress in projecting climate change impacts

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    Pauly, Daniel

    , Canada 2 Sea Around Us Project, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4, Canada 3 by the burning of large quantities of coal would eventually result in more of the sun's energy being trapped

  3. Brood size and environmental conditions sex-specifically affect nestling immune response in the European starling Sturnus vulgaris

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    University Blvd., Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 Canada. E-mail: olovea@sfu.ca Within sexually size-dimorphic birds. Avian Biol. 36: 549Á/554. In sexually size-dimorphic species, the larger sex can be more sensitive and resources might differentially affect growth and immune function in nestlings of a sexually size-dimorphic

  4. The multimillennial sea-level commitment of global warming

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    Marzeion, Ben

    ,i a Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, 14473 Potsdam, Germany; b Institute of Physics, Potsdam University, University Park, PA 16802; g University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4; h in the climate and global carbon system, however, causes the global mean temperature to decline slowly even after

  5. Modeling to discern nitrogen fertilization impacts on carbon sequestration in a Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir

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    Modeling to discern nitrogen fertilization impacts on carbon sequestration in a Pacific Northwest A R K J O H N S O N } *LREIS Institute of Geographic Sciences & Nature Resources Research, Chinese of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4, zBiometeorology and Soil Physics

  6. An epidemic model for Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis: Application to a 2003 outbreak in Mexico

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    Hyman, James "Mac"

    An epidemic model for Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis: Application to a 2003 outbreak in Mexico G Mexico 87545, USA 2 Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology Cornell University 432 Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z2 5 Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) Colima, Col. 28010, Mexico

  7. Revision By Conditional Beliefs Craig Boutilier

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    Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 CANADA cebly@cs.ubc.ca Mois´es Goldszmidt Rockwell International 444 High Street Palo Alto, CA 94301 U.S.A. moises@rpal.rockwell.com Abstract Both the dynamics of belief change¨ardenfors and Makinson (1985; 1988). The AGM theory takes epistemic states to be deductively closed sets of (believed

  8. The rapid extraction of numeric meaning Jennifer E. Corbett a,*, Chris Oriet b

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    Rensink, Ronald A.

    a a Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4 b University of Regina, Canada Received 17 February 2005; received in revised form 9 November 2005 Abstract Several kinds reading or naming of the word (McConkie & Zola, 1979; Pollatsek, Rayner, & Collins, 1984). If visual

  9. Neutrinos from STORed Muons Proposal to the Fermilab PAC

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    McDonald, Kirk

    . Ratoff,21 M. Ravonel,4 M. Rayner,4 S. Ricciardi,16 C. Rogers,16 P. Rubinov,1 E. Santos,13 A. Sato,22 T Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada 9 Oxford University, Subdepartment of Particle Physics, Oxford University, Kyoto, Japan 25 TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 2A3, Canada 26 Department

  10. tion in Mugil cephalus Lin. Compo Biochem. Physio!. 51A:125-131.

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    a seasonal cycle of gametogenic activity that is conditioned by tem- perature and is linked with the storage Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T lW5, Canada 498 EFFECTS OF A THERMAL DISCHARGE ON REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES IN MYTILUS EDULIS AND MYTILUS CALIFORNIANUS (MOLLUSCA, BIVAiVIA) One principal concern about thermal

  11. Philippine Marine Fisheries Catches: A Bottom-up Reconstruction, 1950-2010, Palomares, MLD and Pauly, D (eds.) Reconstructed marine fisheries catches of the Philippines, 1950-2010101

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    Pauly, Daniel

    Philippine Marine Fisheries Catches: A Bottom-up Reconstruction, 1950-2010, Palomares, MLD.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly Sea Around Us, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4; Email: m.palomares@fisheries.ubc.ca; d.pauly@fisheries.ubc.ca Abstract

  12. Reconstructing Philippine marine fisheries catches, Palomares, MLD and Pauly, D Reconstructing Philippine marine fisheries catches: a rationale and a

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    Reconstructing Philippine marine fisheries catches, Palomares, MLD and Pauly, D 14 Reconstructing Philippine marine fisheries catches: a rationale and a methodology20 M.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly Sea Around Us, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4; Email: m.palomares

  13. JELLYFISH BLOOMS The growth of jellyfishes

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    Pauly, Daniel

    JELLYFISH BLOOMS The growth of jellyfishes M. L. D. Palomares Æ D. Pauly Published online: 15, Consequences, and Recent Advances M. L. D. Palomares (&) Á D. Pauly The Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4 e-mail: m.palomares

  14. Philippine Marine Fisheries Catches: A Bottom-up Reconstruction, 1950-2010, Palomares, MLD and Pauly, D (eds.) Philippine marine fisheries 1011

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    Pauly, Daniel

    Philippine Marine Fisheries Catches: A Bottom-up Reconstruction, 1950-2010, Palomares, MLD and Pauly, D (eds.) 1 Philippine marine fisheries 1011 M.L.D. Palomares1 , V.A. Parducho2 , M. Bimbao2 , E, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4; Email: m.palomares@fisheries.ubc.ca 2 FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc

  15. 14/03/06 TTF2 Seminar: Re-design considerations for the vacuum chamber layout BC2 at the VUV-FEL Christopher Gerth Re-design considerations for vacuum

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    14/03/06 TTF2 Seminar: Re-design considerations for the vacuum chamber layout BC2 at the VUV-FEL Christopher Gerth Re-design considerations for vacuum chamber layout of BC2 at the VUV-FEL Christopher Gerth #12;14/03/06 TTF2 Seminar: Re-design considerations for the vacuum chamber layout BC2 at the VUV-FEL

  16. T.D. Hooper, editor. Proceedings of the Species at Risk 2004 Pathways to Recovery Conference. 1 March 26, 2004, Victoria, B.C. Species at Risk 2004 Pathways to Recovery Conference Organizing Committee,

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    Gillingham, Michael

    of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada, email elenajones@shaw.ca 2 British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, 4051 18th Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2N 1B3, Canada 3 British Columbia Ministry of Forests, 1011 4th Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 3H9

  17. BCVEGPY2.2: A Newly Upgraded Version for Hadronic Production of the Meson $B_c$ and Its Excited States

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    Chang, Chao-Hsi; Wu, Xing-Gang

    2015-01-01

    A newly upgraded version of the BCVEGPY, a generator for hadronic production of the meson $B_c$ and its excited states, is available. In comparison with the previous one [C.H. Chang, J.X. Wang and X.G. Wu, Comput. Phys. Commun. {\\bf 175}, 624 (2006)], the new version is to apply an improved hit-and-miss technology to generating the un-weighted events much more efficiently under various simulation environments. The codes for production of $2S$-wave $B_c$ states are also given here.

  18. BCVEGPY2.2: A Newly Upgraded Version for Hadronic Production of the Meson $B_c$ and Its Excited States

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    Chao-Hsi Chang; Xian-You Wang; Xing-Gang Wu

    2015-07-18

    A newly upgraded version of the BCVEGPY, a generator for hadronic production of the meson $B_c$ and its excited states, is available. In comparison with the previous one [C.H. Chang, J.X. Wang and X.G. Wu, Comput. Phys. Commun. {\\bf 175}, 624 (2006)], the new version is to apply an improved hit-and-miss technology to generating the un-weighted events much more efficiently under various simulation environments. The codes for production of $2S$-wave $B_c$ states are also given here.

  19. Characterization of Sediments from the Soil Desiccation Pilot Test (SDPT) Site in the BC Cribs and Trenches Area

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    Um, Wooyong; Truex, Michael J.; Valenta, Michelle M.; Iovin, Cristian; Kutnyakov, Igor V.; Chang, Hyun-shik; Clayton, Ray E.; Serne, R. Jeffrey; Ward, Anderson L.; Brown, Christopher F.; Geiszler, Keith N.; Clayton, Eric T.; Baum, Steven R.; Smith, David M.

    2009-09-25

    This technical report documents the results of laboratory geochemical and hydrologic measurements of sediments collected from new borehole 299-E13-65 (C7047) and comparison of the results with those of nearby borehole 299-13E-62 (C5923) both drilled in the BC Cribs and Trenches Area. The total and water-leachable concentrations of key contaminants will be used to update contaminant-distribution conceptual models and to provide more data for improving baseline risk predictions and remedial alternative selections. Improved understanding of subsurface conditions and methods to remediate these principal contaminants can be also used to evaluate the application of specific technologies to other contaminants across the Hanford Site.

  20. Timberwolves look for success in Alberta PRINCE GEORGE, BC -The UNBC Timberwolves women's soccer team will travel to Alberta this weekend to play

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    Timberwolves look for success in Alberta PRINCE GEORGE, BC - The UNBC Timberwolves women's soccer team will travel to Alberta this weekend to play Mount Royal University and No.7 University of Alberta the field at 11 a.m. PDT on Saturday, Sept. 29 against the Mount Royal Cougars, followed by the Alberta

  1. Building bridges from B.C. to Brazil; Ties being developed through student exchanges will provide a foundation for future relationships that benefit all

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    Pulfrey, David L.

    Building bridges from B.C. to Brazil; Ties being developed through student exchanges will provide growth and a new-found confidence to compete in complex industries with established world leaders. Brazil is one of these new powerhouses. With a population of more than 190 million, Brazil is set to become one

  2. If you have any questions about your financing options, please contact the Office of Student Services at 800-294-0294 or studentservices@bc.edu. FINANCING OPTIONS

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    Huang, Jianyu

    Compare rates and terms of private lenders. Interest rates for student private loans are generally higher worthy borrower. Contact private lenders for more details. If you are denied for a federal Parent PLUS and terms of private lenders. www.bc.edu/paymentoptions #12;

  3. Electrical Resistivity Correlation to Vadose Zone Sediment and Pore-Water Composition for the BC Cribs and Trenches Area

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    Serne, R. Jeffrey; Ward, Anderson L.; Um, Wooyong; Bjornstad, Bruce N.; Rucker, Dale F.; Lanigan, David C.; Benecke, Mark W.

    2009-06-01

    This technical report documents the results of geochemical and soil resistivity characterization of sediment obtained from four boreholes drilled in the BC Cribs and Trench area. Vadose zone sediment samples were obtained at a frequency of about every 2.5 ft from approximately 5 ft bgs to borehole total depth. In total, 505 grab samples and 39 six-inch long cores were obtained for characterization. The pore-water chemical composition data, laboratory-scale soil resistivity and other ancillary physical and hydrologic measurements and analyses described in this report are designed to provide a crucial link between direct measurements on sediments and the surface-based electrical-resistivity information obtained via field surveys. A second goal of the sediment characterization was to measure the total and water-leachable concentrations of key contaminants of concern as a function of depth and distance from the footprints of inactive disposal facilities. The total and water-leachable concentrations of key contaminants will be used to update contaminant distribution conceptual models and to provide more data for improving base-line risk predictions and remedial alternative selections. The ERC “ground truthing” exercise for the individual boreholes showed mixed results. In general, the high concentrations of dissolved salts in the pore waters of sediments from C5923, C5924 and C4191 produced a low resistivity “target” in the processed resistivity field surveys, and variability could be seen in the resistivity data that could relate to the variability in pore- water concentrations but the correlations (regression R2 were mediocre ranging from 0.2 to 0.7 at best; where perfect correlation is 1.0). The field-based geophysical data also seemed to suffer from a sort of vertigo, where looking down from the ground surface, the target (e.g., maximum pore-water salt concentration) depth was difficult to resolve. The best correlations between the field electrical resistivity surveys and borehole pore water data sets were obtained when focusing on areal extent of the salt plume. Lateral resolution of the geophysical field data is best conducted by comparing an aggregated set of geophysical data on all boreholes together. When assembling the pore-water data for all four boreholes in an aerial view, the field ERC data produce a reasonable aerial picture of where high salt plumes exist below the BC Cribs and Trenches area. Future work that relies on more laboratory soil resistivity and incorporation of other field data (spectral gamma, neutron moisture and soil density logs) and physical and hydraulic measurements on samples obtained from the boreholes will used develop a more detailed petrophysical model of the sediments below BC Cribs and Trenches. This more detailed model can be used as a more realistic “earth model” in the inversion process to better manipulate the raw field survey data. It is also recommended that one more borehole be drilled after a thorough vetting of the current data with geophysics experts and other Hanford stakeholder to optimize where to place the borehole, what electrical and other geophysical surveys should be conducted , where to take sediment samples and what parameters should be measured on the sediments to attempt one more “ground truthing” exercise.

  4. Binding of the Respiratory Chain Inhibitor Antimycin to theMitochondrial bc1 Complex: A New Crystal Structure Reveals an AlteredIntramolecular Hydrogen-Bonding Pattern

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    Huang, Li-shar; Cobessi, David; Tung, Eric Y.; Berry, Edward A.

    2005-05-10

    Antimycin A (antimycin), one of the first known and most potent inhibitors of the mitochondrial respiratory chain, binds to the quinone reduction site of the cytochrome bc1 complex.Structure-activity-relationship studies have shown that the N-formylamino-salicyl-amide group is responsible for most of the binding specificity, and suggested that a low pKa for the phenolic OH group and an intramolecular H-bond between that OH and the carbonyl O of the salicylamide linkage are important. Two previous X-ray structures of antimycin bound to vertebrate bc1 complex gave conflicting results. A new structure reported here of the bovine mitochondrial bc1 complex at 2.28Angstrom resolution with antimycin bound, allows us for the first time to reliably describe the binding of antimycin and shows that the intramolecular hydrogen bond described in solution and in the small-molecule structure is replaced by one involving the NH rather than carbonyl O of the amide linkage, with rotation of the amide group relative to the aromatic ring. The phenolic OH and formylamino N form H-bonds with conserved Asp228 of cyt b, and the formylamino O H-bonds via a water molecule to Lys227. A strong density the right size and shape for a diatomic molecule is found between the other side of the dilactone ring and the alpha-A helix.

  5. Data:A3a8d802-1d32-4c6c-9e1f-e583306bc162 | Open Energy Information

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    83306bc162 No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2....

  6. License Amendment Request for Storing Exelon Sister Nuclear Stations Class B/C LLRW in the LaSalle Station Interim Radwaste Storage Facility - 13620

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    Azar, Miguel; Gardner, Donald A.; Taylor, Edward R.

    2013-07-01

    Exelon Nuclear (Exelon) designed and constructed an Interim Radwaste Storage Facility (IRSF) in the mid-1980's at LaSalle County Nuclear Station (LaSalle). The facility was designed to store low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) on an interim basis, i.e., up to five years. The primary reason for the IRSF was to offset lack of disposal in case existing disposal facilities, such as the Southeast Compact's Barnwell Disposal Facility in Barnwell, South Carolina, ceased accepting radioactive waste from utilities not in the Southeast Compact. Approximately ninety percent of the Radwaste projected to be stored in the LaSalle IRSF in that period of time was Class A, with the balance being Class B/C waste. On July 1, 2008 the Barnwell Disposal Facility in the Southeast Compact closed its doors to out of- compact Radwaste, which precluded LaSalle from shipping Class B/C Radwaste to an outside disposal facility. Class A waste generated by LaSalle is still able to be disposed at the 'Envirocare of Utah LLRW Disposal Complex' in Clive, Utah. Thus the need for utilizing the LaSalle IRSF for storing Class B/C Radwaste for an extended period, perhaps life-of-plant or more became apparent. Additionally, other Exelon Midwest nuclear stations located in Illinois that did not build an IRSF heretofore also needed extended Radwaste storage. In early 2009, Exelon made a decision to forward Radwaste from the Byron Nuclear Station (Byron), Braidwood Nuclear Station (Braidwood), and Clinton Nuclear Station (Clinton) to LaSalle's IRSF. As only Class B/C Radwaste would need to be forwarded to LaSalle, the original volumetric capacity of the LaSalle IRSF was capable of handling the small number of additional expected shipments annually from the Exelon sister nuclear stations in Illinois. Forwarding Class B/C Radwaste from the Exelon sister nuclear stations in Illinois to LaSalle would require an amendment to the LaSalle Station operating license. Exelon submitted the License Amendment Request (LAR) to NRC on January 6, 2010; NRC approved the LAR on July 21, 2011. A similar decision was made by Exelon in early 2009 to forward Radwaste from Limerick Nuclear Station to its sister station, the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station; both in Pennsylvania. A LAR submittal to the NRC was also provided and NRC approval was received in 2011. (authors)

  7. CHARTING BC'S ECONOMIC FUTURE

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    infrastructure: roads, ports and airports · Small population= limited influence on the Federation #12;5 · Subject) · Taxes are too low · Healthcare systems · Aging population and the rising healthcare cost that come from

  8. PP-22 BC Hydro

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirley Ann Jackson About1996How to ApplytheExecutive71.1 OMBPositions (Expired) |DepartmentIMPERIAL

  9. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and19

  10. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and19

  11. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and19

  12. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and199.

  13. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and199.4.

  14. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and199.4.7.

  15. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin and199.4.7.7.

  16. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:Origin

  17. 1992 CBECS BC

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming963 1.969 1.979Coal Consumers THURSDAY, APRIL 2,Note:OriginSummary Table

  18. Measured thermal and fast neutron fluence rates, ATR Cycle 100-BC, April 23, 1993--May 13, 1993

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    Smith, L.D.; Murray, R.K.; Rogers, J.W.

    1993-07-01

    This report contains the thermal (2200 m/s) and fast (E>1MeV) neutron fluence rate data for ATR Cycle 100-BC which were measured by the Radiation Measurements Laboratory (RML) as requested by the Power Reactor Programs (ATR Experiments) Radiation Measurements Work Order. This report contains fluence rate values corresponding to the particular elevations (relative to the 80 ft. core elevation) where the measurements were taken. The data in this report consists of (1) a table of the ATR power history and distribution, (2) a hard copy listing of all thermal and fast neutron fluence rates, (3) plots of both the thermal and fast neutron fluence rates, and (4) a magnetic record (3.5 inch diskette) containing a listing of only the fast neutron fluence rates, their assigned elevations and proper header identification of all monitor positions contained herein. The fluence rates reported are for the average power levels given in the table of power history and distribution. All {open_quotes}H{close_quotes} holder monitor wires for this cycle are 54 inches long. All {open_quotes}SR{close_quotes} holder monitor wires for this cycle are 55 inches long. This length allows measurement of the full core region and makes the first count elevation 24.73 inches above core midplane. Due to the safety rod problems in the west lobe, {open_quotes}BR{close_quotes} holders were used in the W-1, 2, 3, and 4 positions. All {open_quotes}BR{close_quotes} holder monitor wires for this cycle are 56.25 inches long. The distance from the end of the wires to the first count position was 4.25 inches for all wires counted from this cycle. The results from the measurements in the W-1, 2, 3, 4 monitor positions indicate that the safety rod followers were rotated to a different azimuthal orientation relative to the normal orientation. The results indicate that the rotation was counterclockwise from their normal orientation. This is the same condition observed starting with Cycle 99-B.

  19. M.H. Sherman, J.M. Logue, B.C. Singer, Infiltration Effects on Residential Pollutant Concentrations for Continuous and Intermittent Mechanical Ventilation Approaches -LBNL Report Number 3978-E

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    by the U.S. Dept. of Energy Building Technologies Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Sherman, J.M. Logue, B.C. Singer Environmental Energy Technologies Division June 2010 Funding was provided under DOE Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231; by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Office

  20. Ceramic vessel production, use and distribution in Northern Mesopotamia and Syria during the Middle Bronze Age II (c. 1800-1600 BC). A functional analysis of vessels from Tell Ahmar, North Syria. 

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    Perini, Silvia

    2014-07-03

    The aim of this research is to investigate the functions of ceramic vessels from two well-defined contexts at Tell Ahmar that have been dated to the Middle Bronze Age II (c. 1800-1600 BC). In addition, correlations between socioeconomic activities...

  1. 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 Fax:(250) 960-5291 Email: conference@unbc.ca

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    3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 www.unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 Fax:(250) 960-5291 Email: conference@unbc.ca ROOM RENTAL RATES JUNE 2015 Page 1 of 6 CONFERENCE AND EVENT SERVICES CONFERENCE CENTRE Room Setup Maximum Capacity Hourly Rates Daily Rates Canfor Theatre 6-213 fixed

  2. SEIK WENG NG 183 C14A--SIA---CI5A 103.8 (!) CI4B--S1B----C15B 103.4 (1)

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    Smith, Bradley D.

    SEIK WENG NG 183 C14A--SIA---CI5A 103.8 (!) CI4B--S1B----C15B 103.4 (1) CI4A--S3A---4218A 101.8 (1. (1955). Nature (London), 176, 308-310. Ng, S. W. (1992). J. Crystallogr. Spectrosc. Res. 22, 615-618. Ng

  3. Wild coffee production in Ethiopia: the role of coffee certification for forest conservation 1 Introduction This is the html version of the file http://web.fu-berlin.de/ffu/akumwelt/bc2006/papers/Schmitt_Grote_Coffee.pdf.

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    Introduction This is the html version of the file http://web.fu-berlin.de/ffu/akumwelt/bc2006/papers/Schmitt_Grote_Coffee.pdf. G o o g l e automatically generates html versions of documents as we crawl the web. Google

  4. 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 | Fax:(250) 960-5291| Email: conference@unbc.ca 2015

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 unbc.ca/conference Tel:(250) 960-6760 | Fax:(250 entrances to the university buildings PARKING Free parking on campus #12;3333 University Way, Prince George and natural light create a world away, only minutes from downtown Prince George. Administration Building

  5. The LWA1 Radio Telescope S.W. Ellingson, G.B. Taylor, J. Craig, J. Hartman, J. Dowell, C.N. Wolfe, T.E. Clarke, B.C. Hicks, N.E.

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    Ellingson, Steven W.

    The LWA1 Radio Telescope S.W. Ellingson, G.B. Taylor, J. Craig, J. Hartman, J. Dowell, C.N. Wolfe, Member, IEEE, J. Hartman, J. Dowell, C.N. Wolfe, Student Member, IEEE, T.E. Clarke, B.C. Hicks, Member, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA (e-mail: ellingson@vt.edu). G.B. Taylor, J. Craig, J. Dowell, L. J Rickard, and F

  6. BC GOVERNMENT CAUCUS NEWS RELEASE

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    for studying emissions from biomass combustion. The provincial funding is matched by the federal government will help UNBC to research emissions released when wood is used to produce electricity and heat," says and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions." Terahertz waves fall between microwaves and the infrared regions

  7. 2205 Lower Mall Vancouver BC

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    . For water baths, it was found that the undergraduate and water pollution labs consume the most energy Labs - Energy Conservation and Management Techniques." Dear Dr. Bi, Please find attached the report titled ,,Green labs - Energy Management for your review. The project was conducted during our course

  8. Manager, Resource Stewardship Smithers BC

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) is "Economic Prosperity and Environmental, ecosystem and habitat conservation, environmental assessment support, cumulative effects assessment, natural, and is delivered through a combination of program and project management across a range of natural resource fields

  9. Striatal connectivity changes following gambling wins and near-misses: Associations with gambling severity

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    van Holst, Ruth J.; Chase, Henry W.; Clark, Luke

    2014-07-02

    and near-misses: Kingdom n 6500 HB, The Netherlands eet, BST W1654, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4, Canada : Clinical l sev ie r .com/ locate /yn ic lresponsivity. One example is the ‘near-miss effect’, when... and Clark, 2010). As a clinical entity, pathological gambling has been reliably associat- ed with abnormal activation patterns in this brain reward circuitry on gambling-like games (Reuter et al., 2005; Tanabe et al., 2007; de Ruiter et al., 2009; Balodis et...

  10. Pacific Blue Cross, the registered trade-name of PBC Health Benefits Society, is an independent licensee of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans. BC Life is the registered trade-name of British Columbia Life & Casualty Company, a wholly-owned subs

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    Kavanagh, Karen L.

    ®Pacific Blue Cross, the registered trade-name of PBC Health Benefits Society, is an independent licensee of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans. BC Life is the registered trade-name of British Columbia Life & Casualty Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Blue Cross. CARESnet

  11. TM Pacific Blue Cross, the registered trade-name of PBC Health Benefits Society, is an independent licensee of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans. BC Life is the registered trade-name of British Columbia Life & Casualty Company, a wholly-owned s

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    Kavanagh, Karen L.

    TM® Pacific Blue Cross, the registered trade-name of PBC Health Benefits Society, is an independent licensee of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans. BC Life is the registered trade-name of British Columbia Life & Casualty Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Blue Cross. CARESnet

  12. CBECS 1992 - BC Tables and Definitions

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    of building characteristics that provide the most comprehensive breakdown of principal building activity and energy sources and end uses, respectively. Generally, there are two...

  13. Properties of the B_{C} System

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    Lewis P. Fulcher

    1998-08-27

    I summarize a comprehensive account of the energies, splittings and electromagnetic decays of the low-lying states of the bottom charmed meson system. Richardson's potential is used to include running coupling constant effects in the central potential, and the full radiative one-loop expressions derived by Pantaleone, Tye and Ng are used for the spin-dependent potentials. Our result for the ground state energy is 6286 +15 -6 MeV. The ground state lifetime is found to be 0.36 + 0.05 - 0.05 ps. Both of these numbers are consistent with the measured values recently announced by the CDF collaboration at Fermilab.

  14. Fish & Wildlife Section Head Smithers BC

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    assessment support, cumulative effects assessment, natural resource research, geospatial analysis Market Adjustment The vision of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO of program and project management across a range of natural resource fields. As part of the regional Resource

  15. 10/28/14, 1:54 PMAbstract Print View Page 1 of 2http://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/AbstractPrintView.aspx?mID=3527&sK...-50d3-406e-9abe-741db9e992b6&cKey=3bc280f8-7c03-49a3-a0c9-83da620cfb4d

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    Shenoy, Krishna V.

    .abstractsonline.com/Plan/AbstractPrintView.aspx?mID=3527&sK...-50d3-406e-9abe-741db9e992b6&cKey=3bc280f8-7c03-49a3-a0c9-83da620cfb4d Print this Page.abstractsonline.com/Plan/AbstractPrintView.aspx?mID=3527&sK...-50d3-406e-9abe-741db9e992b6&cKey=3bc280f8-7c03-49a3-a0c9-83da620cfb4d tested

  16. (Aristoteless, BC384-BC322) 18 (Thomas Newcomen)(heat engine)

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    Maruyama, Shigeo

    -1955) 2 20 3. 20 SOx NOx (LIF) DNS HCCI #12;5 DME CO2 CO2 20 0 HFC134a (fuel cell) (PAFC, Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell) (PEFC, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell) (MCFC, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell)(SOFC, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) 4. 20 CPU 10100 nm #12;6 10100 nm

  17. BC TIPS - Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans

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    Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans Building Technologies Program The U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge recognizes quality homes that also save you money. U.S. homebuilders...

  18. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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    Chao, Shih-Ho

    . 266 PERFORMANCE-BASED SEISMIC DESIGN OF STEEL MOMENT FRAMES USING TARGET DRIFT AND YIELD MECHANISM Soon-Sik LEE1 , Subhash C. GOEL2 , and Shih-Ho CHAO3 SUMMARY A performance-based seismic design shown that building structures designed by modern seismic code procedures are expected to undergo large

  19. CHPRC0909-33 BC Control Facts.indd

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    Offi cials at the Hanford Site in Washington State are using an innovative, cost-saving approach to measure radioactive contamination in the soil. In late September, a Bell 412HP...

  20. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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    Bruneau, Michel

    . ____________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of CSEE, 212 Ketter Hall, State University of New York strengthening is an option, this approach mayonlytransfer damage to another location. An alternative solution proposed here, allows this rocking mechanism to develop, but complements it by adding passive energy

  1. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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    Gupta, Vinay Kumar

    and ground motion characteristics. The study of SRF was initiated by Newmark [2]. They applied the equal to artificial or recorded ground motions (e.g., see Elghdamsi [3], Krawinkler [4], Miranda [5]). However, most for any study at present, various source and site parameters related to a ground motion have

  2. Landform Design Vancouver, BC Oct 2012 BGC Engineering Inc 1

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    Boisvert, Jeff

    of coal/limestone/salt ­ Melting of permafrost ­ Crustal deformation ­ Mining of metallic ores large areas, it may be immediate or delayed for many years (SME, 1992). Drilling rid being retrieved

  3. BC TIPS- Hot-Humid Climate: New Orleans

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    Homes that provide substantial reductions in energy use and home-owner utility bills and recognizes the best practices for quality, comfort, health, and safety in the market.

  4. Hanford Site - 100-BC-5 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Information Source: Not Present Area of Plume (acres): 388.45 Plume Status: Plume static or shrinking in size Remdial Approach Groundwater Use Exit Strategy Potable? Yes...

  5. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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    Yim, Solomon C.

    to develop appropriate warning systems and evacuation strategies. Systematic methods are needed. 1517 A SHARED-USE LARGE-SCALE MULTIDIRECTIONAL WAVE BASIN FOR TSUNAMI RESEARCH Solomon YIM1 , Harry YEH multidirectional wave basin to create a shared-use experimental facility for tsunami research, supported by the US

  6. USER SELECTION IN THE MIMO BC Yohan Lejosne

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    Gesbert, David

    Ericsson, Thales, Symantec, SAP, Monaco Telecom, and also by the EU FP7 projects CROWN, SACRA and WHERE2 in the literature on wireless communications due to the high potential it offers in improving the system throughput stream per user even if the system is not fully charged. Such precoders have been proposed and widely

  7. Rare radiative decays of the $B_c$ meson

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    Ju, Wan-Li; Jiang, Yue; Yuan, Han; Wang, Guo-Li

    2015-01-01

    In this paper, we study the rare radiative processes $B_c\\to D_{(s)J} ^{(*)}\\gamma$ within the Standard Model, where $D_{(s)J}^{(*)}$ stands for the meson $D_{(s)}^*$, $D_{s1}(2460,2536)$ or $D_{s2}^*(2573)$. During the investigations, we consider the contributions from the penguin, annihilation, color-suppressed and color-favored cascade diagrams. Our results show that: 1) the penguin and annihilation contributions are dominant in the branching fractions; 2) for the processes $B_c\\to D_{(s)}^{*}\\gamma$ and $B_c\\to D_{s1}(2460)\\gamma$, the effects from the color-suppressed and color-favored cascade diagrams are un-ignorable.

  8. World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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    Hamann, Bernd

    -hydraulic shaking table. This equipment has been used in geotechnical earthquake engineering research since 1994 and quantity of data that can be collected; to increase the capacity of the centrifuge; and to develop in the US; it is one of the top few in these categories in the world. The centrifuge can carry five ton

  9. agework@bc.edu 1 quick insight 7 | tpm

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    Huang, Jianyu

    the effects of Human Resource Management (HRM) practices differ by age and gender? And, how do the effects of Time & Place Management (TPM) policies compare with those of other HRM policies? Based on an analysis, there has been a paradigm shift in how Human Resource Management (HRM) strategy is understood. The best

  10. BC Reference number ISO/IEC 14882:1998(E)

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    Graham, Nick

    by ANSI as an American National Standard. Date of ANSI Approval: 7/27/98 Published by American National National Standards Institute (ANSI), and Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). Not for resale

  11. ERDC/TN APCRP-BC-18 December 2010

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    conducted at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS, from February to June 2006. The experiments used 3.5-L polycarbonate containers (18-cm diameter by 21-cm height) filled

  12. CHPRC0909-33 BC Control Facts.indd

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 OutreachProductswsicloudwsiclouddenDVA N C E D B L OBransenBusinessInitialRadiological Surveys at Hanford A

  13. MHK Projects/Ucluelet BC Canada | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource HistoryScenarios Towards 2050 JumpCoosSlough Bend <Turnbull Island

  14. BC Transit Fuel Cell Bus Project Evaluation Results: Second Report

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home PageBlender PumpVehiclesThe Heat Is on inAutomo&veProject

  15. BC Transit Fuel Cell Bus Project: Evaluation Results Report

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home PageBlender PumpVehiclesThe Heat Is on inAutomo&veProject

  16. Importance of composition and hygroscopicity of BC particles to the effect of BC mitigation on cloud properties

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    Jacobson, Mark

    Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. 3 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and School of Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 5 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Engineering and Public Policy

  17. UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7

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    the seafood items we use and The Green Table Network assists in reducing the energy we consume and products we À LA CARTE PRICED PER ITEM. Full Coffee and Tea Service (Minimum 6) Basic Coffee Service Basic Tea Service Fair Trade Starbucks Regular and Decaf Coffee and Selection of Tazo and Moteas Tea (Priced Per

  18. Sept. 26, 2013 What does the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report signal for BC's climate future?

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    Pedersen, Tom

    hydroelectricity­­and policymakers must make decisions in the face of all of these." Editors: A summary

  19. Communities of Pottery Production and Consumption on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia, 200 BC-300 AD

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    Roddick, Andrew Paul

    2009-01-01

    worlds: ceramic production and consumption in Banda, Ghanaceramic economies: production and consumption of householdceramic economies: production and consumption of household

  20. Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference Proc., Vancouver, BC, Canada, 992569 (1999) Miniaturized Thermoelectric Power Sources

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    1999-01-01

    is the discovery and infusion of novel thermoelectric materials more efficient above room temperature than

  1. Almerio B. Franca Petrobras-E&P-BC, Av. Chile 65, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil

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    Maynard, J. Barry

    in 1972. He has worked in resource geology of both oil and minerals, in South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, and China in addition to the United States, with focus on the inorganic geochem- istry of shales

  2. University of Northern B.C. Childcare Society Health Policies & Procedures

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    should be conducted vigorously for 30 seconds or longer with warm water and soap. The incidence off taps · Modelling and teaching the proper way of covering coughs, blowing noses, and disposal. Food and drink provided to the children will be sufficient in quality and quantity to meet

  3. SFU"s Carbon Neutral Action Plan! (Compiled in a B.C. government format) !

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    . Options currently being reviewed include district energy systems and/or a new boiler plant which might include fuel switching to renewable fuels. The boiler plant has been

  4. A& inifio study of the molecules BC and B& Jan M. L. Martin

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    Martin, Jan M.L.

    moderate levels of spin contamination that do not significantly affect relative energies may have), target tiles in nuclear fusion reactors (e.g., Refs. 5,6) and protective coating of car- bon fiber

  5. Communities of Pottery Production and Consumption on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia, 200 BC-300 AD

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    Roddick, Andrew Paul

    2009-01-01

    finished ceramics to raw materials: oxidized color groupsF. Piechowski 1992 Ceramic raw materials survey in Pacificresults from a preliminary raw material survey. Journal of

  6. BC's Electricity Options: Multi-Attribute Trade-Off and Risk Analysis of the Natural Gas

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    ) 220 440 660 Generation (GWh) 1,760 3,520 5,280 CCGT Generation Cost (¢ / kWh) 5.3 5.3 5.3 Capital Cost,883 3,766 5,649 Avg. Generation Cost (¢ / kWh) 5.5 5.5 5.5 Capital Cost of Transmission (million 2001 and are low in cost relative to other environmentally desirable technologies. We evaluated the two portfolios

  7. Communities of Pottery Production and Consumption on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia, 200 BC-300 AD

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    Roddick, Andrew Paul

    2009-01-01

    attribute analysis, petrography, x-ray fluorescence and x-used local clays, while petrography showed that tempers were307 8.51 Petrography: Principles, methods and

  8. Water Pollution from Urban Stormwater Runoff in the Brunette River Watershed, B.C.

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    Valley of British Columbia. Dry weather base flow monitoring detected fecal coliforms, far in excess sampling program and L. Bily and L. Belanger conducted preliminary data analysis as part of their MEng surveillance du débit d'étiage de base a permis de mettre en évidence la présence de concentrations de

  9. The Acropolis at Babylon: A Reconstruction during the Late 6th Century B.C

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    Parkoff, Justin 1981-

    2012-12-07

    to determine the most probable appearance of Babylon’s lost monuments. The product of this research reconstructed the massive palatial complexes and their defensive enclosures in the form of a three-dimensional digitized AutoCAD model. This interpretation...

  10. Nano-structured textiles as high-performance aqueous cathodes for microbial Mauro Pasta,bc

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    Cui, Yi

    Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) can recover energy from waste due to the catalytic activity of microorganismsNano-structured textiles as high-performance aqueous cathodes for microbial fuel cells Xing Xie)­textile­Pt cathode for aqueous-cathode microbial fuel cells (MFCs) was prepared by electrochemically depositing Pt

  11. rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org Cite this article: Trumble BC, Smith EA,

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    Smith, Eric Alden

    for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research, and 2 Integrative Anthropological Sciences, Department Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA Controversy over the adaptive not be expected to impact testosterone or cortisol, nor would the size of the animal killed. However

  12. On Greedy Stream Selection in MIMO BC Yohan Lejosne, Dirk Slock, Yi Yuan-Wu

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    Gesbert, David

    , SFR, ST Ericsson, Thales, Symantec, SAP, Monaco Telecom, and also by the EU FP7 projects CROWN, SACRA to the high potential it offers in improving the system throughput. Information theory has shown, there are precoders that can not support more than one stream per user even if the system is not fully charged

  13. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. ERDC/TN APCRP-BC-33

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    of Megamelus scutellaris Berg in the Southern United States as a Biocontrol Agent of Waterhyacinth (Eichhornia). Establishment of Neochetina spp. has been widespread, and the biocontrol agents are now ubiquitous biological control agents. Biological control of waterhyacinth has been attempted since the 1970's

  14. The Earliest Bronze Age in Southwest Asia (3100-2700 BC) ... Henry Wright

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    White, Douglas R.

    southeast to northwest across the Mesopotamia and the Zagros-Taurus front ranges in the heart of the Middle

  15. BETO FY14 BC FOA Presentation for BETO 2015 Project Peer Review

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    and Proposed Research Summary: * Development of a conversion process to demonstrate the production of muconic acid from renewable biogas * Research thrusts include: strain...

  16. Communities of Pottery Production and Consumption on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia, 200 BC-300 AD

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    Roddick, Andrew Paul

    2009-01-01

    Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization. ,Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization.archaeology and paleoecology of an Andean civilization,

  17. J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 45, 1127-1150, 1993 Decomposition and Modelling of the BC87 Dataset

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    Jones, Alan G.

    a decade is difficult to interpret without recourse to introduction of a layer with differing electrical be identified and removed, as far as possible, prior to interpretation. A galvanic model of these distortions Mountain Trench (see JONES, 1993). 2. Data The recorded MT data exhibit strong site to site variations

  18. Clinical Research Associate BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    and immigrant women, street and off-street sex workers. Assists the research group in the organization (SHAWNA). For more information on both projects, please visit: www.gshi.cfenet.ubc.ca. ORGANIZATION research questionnaires, reviewing and collecting data from charts and maintaining related records

  19. Downtown living: for families? : the Vancouver, BC urban livability experience and lessons for other cities

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    Loewus, Sabra Elysia

    2008-01-01

    Across North America, downtowns are experiencing revitalization and population growth, as "urban pioneers" are making their homes in city centers. While downtowns are typically thought of as places for empty nesters and ...

  20. Green clubs Klaas van't Veld a,, Matthew J. Kotchen b,c

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    Kotchen, Matthew J.

    Innovation Program of the Environmental Defense Fund. Concurrent with this development, a large literature and Management 62 (2011) 309­322 #12;shirking by more motivated ``green employees'' [9], and lower financing costs required by ``green investors'' [22,5]. Other issues that have been examined are the difficulty

  1. Ships and shipbuilding in Mesopotamia (ca. 3000-2000 B.C.) 

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    Ma?kela?, Tommi Tapani

    2002-01-01

    Mesopotamian cuneiform texts speak of a complex and well-organized trade on the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers where boats of wooden construction were employed. From the evidence it appears that Meluhhan and Dilmunite traders ...

  2. Measuring Avalanche Frequency on the Balu Pass Trail, Glacier National Park, BC

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    Smith, Dan

    within snow profile · Often result of surface hoar, rain on snow, or increased solar radiation on snow an increase in solar radiation o Surface snow melts and freezes over night o New snow accumulates overtop reconstructions of avalanche activity · Use avalanche reconstruction in conjunction with snowpack data

  3. An Integrated Geophysical Study Of The Geothermal Field Of Tule Chek, Bc,

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION JEnvironmental Jump to:EAandAmminex A S Jump to: navigation,In The Artesian-City

  4. Contract NO. DE-FG22-93BC14862 Department of Petroleum Engineering

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefield MunicipalTechnical Report:Speeding accessby a contractorEnergy, science,6. Radiative5 PPPL-page 1 of

  5. BC Hydro Brings Energy Savings to Low-Income Families in Canada |

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  6. CONCEPTS & THEORY Climate change impacts on connectivity in the ocean

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    Gerber, Leah R.

    , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada 3 Betty and Gordon Moore Center with considerable spatial varia- tion in the magnitude of change (Hansen et al. 2006, Rayner et al. 2006, Hoegh

  7. Black Carbon’s Properties and Role in the Environment: A Comprehensive Review

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    Shrestha, Gyami

    2010-01-01

    overview of BC extraction and measurement methods and BC useand thermal oxidation methods of BC extraction assume thatexisting BC extraction and analyses methods, followed by

  8. "!$#&%')(&!"01'234!"%5$6708@9A'20BC(&D#E"FGHI%BC7D#&P70Q R#&9S(&D#&TU347VWX!$34Y `

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    Claypool, Kajal

    insight into the well-posedness of the problem. 1991 Mathematics Subject Classi#12;cation: 35R35, 80A22

  9. Molecular-level Monte Carlo simulation at fixed entropy William R. Smith a,*, Martin Lisal b,c

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    Lisal, Martin

    can be applied to the design of isentropic processes important in refrigeration and heat pump cycles for isentropic processes is an important consideration in the design of refrigeration and heat pump cycles.elsevier.com/locate/cplett Chemical Physics Letters 426 (2006) 436­440 #12;A ¼ U À TS ¼ Nl À PV ð1Þ where U is the total internal

  10. BcBeaker's Caf Breakfastserved from 7 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Monday -Friday

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    Oklahoma, University of

    eggs made your way, choice of ham, bacon or sausage, with either white or wheat toast Breakfast Quesadilla $4.99 Choice of bacon, ham or sausage with scrambled eggs, diced tater tots and shredded Monterey your way, choice of ham, bacon or sausage, with cheese on either Texas toast or croissant Without ham/bacon

  11. "!#$%&!'($0)#1)2 34536798A@BC72DFE8GB9H3C8

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    consiste en, dado un grafo con costos en las aristas, hallar un trayecto cerrado de costo mínimo que pase movimientos de plotters. EB h BCEBCIPH9bf0s : [1] Fernández, E.; O. Meza; R. Garfinkel and M. Ortega

  12. Proceedings of the NARST 2004 Annual Meeting (Vancouver, BC, Canada) THE INFLUENCE OF WEB-BASED HOMEWORK ON QUANTITATIVE

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    -BASED HOMEWORK ON QUANTITATIVE PROBLEM­SOLVING IN A UNIVERSITY PHYSICS CLASS Homework is often assigned on student problem-solving and makes a comparison to the use of traditional paper-pencil homework, videotaped problem-solving interviews. From the analysis of this data, problem-solving characterizations

  13. OF PhrS1CS GR.-\\DFATESAT Bc\\;-;TC~ C;;I~'E~SIn DEC. 5, 1981

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    &D'in Tape) Robert Cohen (History) Glenn Plimpton (Radome design) George Zimmerman (r. U. Physics Ove rvf (Foundations of Quantum & Stat. Nech.) Dean Edmonds (Commercial lasers) Social Hour 8:45 9.' r:;· LJ 9: 15 - 9 G. Greg Houd Philip Huddleston Bror Hultgren Ed McGowan Richard Merian Dick Picard* Glenn Plirnpton

  14. The Lifetime of a beautiful and charming meson: B_c lifetime measured using the D0 detector

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    Welty-Rieger, Leah Christine; /Indiana U.

    2008-09-01

    Using approximately 1.3 fb{sup -1} of data collected by the D0 detector between 2002 and 2006, the lifetime of the B{sub c}{sup {+-}} meson is studied in the B{sub c}{sup {+-}} {yields} J/{psi}{mu}{sup {+-}} + X final state. Using an unbinned likelihood simultaneous fit to J/{psi} + {mu} invariant mass and lifetime distributions, a signal of 810 {+-} 80(stat.) candidates is estimated and a lifetime measurement made of: {tau}(B{sub c}{sup {+-}}) = 0.448{sub -0.036}{sup +0.038}(stat) {+-} 0.032(sys) ps.

  15. Surface roughness evolution on experimentally simulated faults Franois Renard a,b,*, Karen Mair b,c

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    Mair, Karen

    by triangular brittle fractures that fragment the salt surface and efficiently generate a breccia or gougeKenzie,1999; Liu-Zeng et al., 2010). They represent kinematic indicators to infer large scale tectonic

  16. Biometric Consortium Conference (BC2003), Crystal City, VA Performance Comparison of Visual and Thermal Signatures for Face Recognition

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    Abidi, Mongi A.

    ) face images from 90 individuals. Research conducted by the Equinox Company used this database to show

  17. The development of maritime trade between India and the West from c. 1000 to c. 120 B.C

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    Smith, Mark Andrew

    1995-01-01

    . 22 dating to the seventh century B. C. , is an adaptation of Aramaic. The alphabetic Aramaic was becoming increasingly popular in Babylon during that period, replacing the more awkward cuneiform Akkadian. Brahmi became the most important Indian... this period that alphabetic Aramaic was supplanting cuneiform Akkadian for recording transactions. " Aramaic was normally written in ink on papyrus and parchment, materials not likely to survive in the archaeological record, unlike the durable clay tablets...

  18. "!# $%&'(0)1232456786 9 6$@6865A5B&C D2E24F 5D

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  19. Digital pulse shape analysis for the capture-gated liquid scintillator BC-523A Marek Flaska , Sara A. Pozzi

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    Eustice, Ryan

    A. Pozzi Department of Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, 1906: Capture-gated detector Liquid scintillator Neutron spectroscopy Special nuclear material a b s t r a c and reasonable agreement is achieved. This work has applications in fields such as nuclear safeguards, nuclear

  20. Bursty Impulse Noise Detection by Compressed University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, lampe@ece.ubc.ca

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    Lampe, Lutz

    wires, no need to purchase spectrum), high penetration of the power distribution grid, and ease of use for data transmission over power lines. For power line communi- cations (PLC) systems with bandwidths application of CS for IN detection. Index Terms--Power line communications (PLC), impulse noise, compressed

  1. Death, society and social change: the Iron Age of southern Jutland 200 B.C. - 600 A.D.

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    Parker Pearson, Michael George

    1985-03-15

    , to provide a basis for an integrated analysis of contexts. The third section documents the long-term social changes observable in burial practices, votive deposits and settlements. It is concluded from the changing relations within and between contexts...

  2. Annual Technical Progress Report Michigan Technological University DE-AC26-98BC15135 October, 2001 Page 1

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    Page 1 Calibration of Seismic Attributes for Reservoir Characterization Annual Report Reporting Period or responsibility of the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does

  3. NET DEGREES OF FREEDOM OF RECENT SCHEMES FOR THE MISO BC WITH DELAYED CSIT AND FINITE COHERENCE TIME

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    Gesbert, David

    DoF that this scheme can be expected to yield in a realistic system by taking into account the cost Ericsson, Symantec, SAP, Monaco Telecom. Part of this work has been performed in the framework of the FP7 project ICT-317669 METIS, which is partly funded by the European Union. The authors would like

  4. Treatment and Outcomes in Patients With Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma: The BC Cancer Agency Experience

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    Hamilton, Sarah N.; Wai, Elaine S.; Tan, King; Alexander, Cheryl; Gascoyne, Randy D.; Connors, Joseph M.

    2013-11-15

    Purpose: To review the treatment and outcomes of patients with primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma (CBCL). Methods and Materials: Clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcomes were analyzed for all patients referred to our institution from 1981 through 2011 with primary CBCL without extracutaneous or distant nodal spread at diagnosis (n=136). Hematopathologists classified 99% of cases using the World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (WHO-EORTC) guidelines. Results: Median age at diagnosis was 62 years. Classification was 18% diffuse large B-cell leg-type (DLBCL-leg), 32% follicle center (FCCL), 45% marginal zone (MZL), and 6% nonclassifiable (OTHER). Of the 111 subjects with indolent lymphoma (FCCL, MZL, OTHER), 79% received radiation alone (RT), 11% surgery alone, 3% chemotherapy alone, 4% chemotherapy followed by RT, and 3% observation. Following treatment, 29% of subjects relapsed. In-field recurrence occurred in 2% treated with RT and in 33% treated with surgery alone. Of the 25 subjects with DLBCL-leg, 52% received chemotherapy followed by RT, 24% chemotherapy, 20% RT, and 4% surgery alone. Seventy-nine percent received CHOP-type chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin or epirubicin, vincristine, prednisone), 47% with rituximab added. Overall and disease-specific survival and time to progression at 5 years were 81%, 92%, and 69% for indolent and 26%, 61%, and 54% for DLBCL-leg, respectively. On Cox regression analysis of indolent subjects, RT was associated with better time to progression (P=.05). RT dose, chemo, age >60 y, and >1 lesion were not significantly associated with time to progression. For DLBCL-leg, disease-specific survival at 5 years was 100% for those receiving rituximab versus 67% for no rituximab (P=.13). Conclusions: This review demonstrates better outcomes for indolent histology compared with DLBCL-leg, validating the prognostic utility of the WHO-EORTC classification. In the indolent group, RT was associated with 98% local control. DLBCL-leg is a more aggressive disease; the excellent results in the rituximab group suggest it has an important role in management.

  5. Magnetic field modulated dust streams from Jupiter in interplanetary space Alberto Flandes a,, Harald Kr uger b,c

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    Hamilton, Douglas P.

    Magnetic field modulated dust streams from Jupiter in interplanetary space Alberto Flandes a, MD 20742-2421, USA e Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA a r to allow the planet's magnetic field to accelerate them away from the planet, where they are subsequently

  6. B_c Meson Production Around the Z^0 Peak at a High Luminosity e^+ e^- Collider

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    Yang, Zhi; Wu, Xing-Gang; Chen, Gu; Liao, Qi-Li; Zhang, Jia-Wei; /Chongqing U.

    2012-05-22

    Considering the possibility to build an e{sup +}e{sup -} collider at the energies around the Z{sup 0}-boson resonance with a planned luminosity so high as L {proportional_to} 10{sup 34} {approx} 10{sup 36} cm{sup -2}s{sup -1} (super Z-factory), we make a detailed discussion on the (c{bar b})-quarkonium production through e{sup +}e{sup -} {yields} (c{bar b})[n] + b + {bar c} within the framework of non-relativistic QCD. Here [n] stands for the Fock-states |(c{sub b}){sub 1}[{sup 1}S{sub 0}]>, |(c{bar b})8[{sup 1}S{sub 0}]g>, |(c{bar b} ){sub 1}[{sup 3}S{sub 1}]>, |(c{bar b}){sub 8}[{sup 3}S{sub 1}]g>, |(c{bar b}){sub 1}[{sup 1}P{sub 1}]> and |(c{bar b}){sub 1}[{sup 3}P{sub J}]> (with J = (1, 2, 3)) respectively. To simplify the hard-scattering amplitude as much as possible and to derive analytic expressions for the purpose of future events simulation, we adopt the 'improved trace technology' to do our calculation, which deals with the hard scattering amplitude directly at the amplitude level other than the conventional way at the squared-amplitude level. Total cross-section uncertainties caused by the quark masses are predicted by taking m{sub c} = 1.50 {+-} 0.30 GeV and m{sub b} = 4.90 {+-} 0.40 GeV. If all higher (c{bar b})-quarkonium states decay to the ground state B{sub c} (|(c{bar b}){sub 1}[{sup 1}S{sub 0}]>) with 100% efficiency, we obtain {sigma}{sub e{sup +}+e{sup -}{yields}B{sub c}+b+{bar c}} = 5.190{sub -2.419}{sup +6.222} pb, which shows that about 10{sup 5} {approx} 10{sup 7} B{sub c} events per operation year can be accumulated in the super Z-factory. If taking the collider energy runs slightly off the Z{sup 0}-peak, i.e. {radical}S = (1.00 {+-} 0.05)m{sub Z}, the total cross-section shall be lowered by about one-order from its peak value. Such a super Z-factory shall provide another useful platform to study the properties of B{sub c} meson, or even the properties of its excited P-wave states, in addition to its production at the hadronic colliders Tevatron and LHC.

  7. L. M. Darling, editor. 2000. Proceedings of a Conference on the Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, B.C., 15 -19 Feb.,1999. Volume Two. B.C. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C. and University College of t

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    Smith, Dan

    rates is fundamental to the evaluation of conservation options. In southeastern British Columbia and unprotected landscapes are important carni- vore conservation issues, since potential mortality, hydroelectric gen- eration, mining) and commercial (trapping, helicopter ski- ing) land uses occur

  8. Tsunami Information Sources: Part 4 (With a section on impulsively generated waves by a rapid mass movement, either submerged, or into a body of water)

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    Wiegel, Robert L.

    2008-01-01

    Dept. , B.C. Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver, B.C. ,Design Division, B.C. Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver,Dept. , B.C. Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver, B.C. ,

  9. LabCont1: Laboratorio di Controlli 1 II Trim. 2007 Lezione 14 1 Marzo

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    Schenato, Luca

    ) = N(z-1 ) D(z-1) = b0 + b1z-1 + · · · + bmz-m 1 + a1z-1 + · · · + anz-n 3. Spazio di stato xk+1 = Axk) + · · · + b0u(k) Ricordando le regole della trasformata zeta, Y (z) = - anz-n Y (z) - · · · - a1z-1 Y (z) + cn (z) = b0 + · · · + bmz-m 1 + a1z-1 + · · · + anz-n funzione di trasferimento U(z) + N0(z-1 ) 1 + a1z

  10. TECHNICAL NOTES Efficient Algorithm for Computing Einstein Integrals

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    Julien, Pierre Y.

    on the right-hand side of Eq. (3) is defined as F1 z = 0 E 1 - z d 6 It can be solved using integration by parts as F1 z = E 1 - E E z + zF1 z + zF1 z - 1 7a or 1 Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Nebraska / DECEMBER 2004 #12;F1 z = - 1 z - 1 1 - E z Ez-1 - z z - 1 F1 z - 1 7b Multiple applications of the above

  11. Hanford Site

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    BC-5 100 BC Soil Sampling 100 BC Soil Sampling Drilling Groundwater Well 200 West Area Drilling Groundwater Well 200 West Area...

  12. Energy Efficiency in Western Utility Resource Plans: Impacts on Regional Resources Assessment and Support for WGA Policies

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    Hopper, Nicole; Goldman, Charles; Schlegal, Jeff

    2006-01-01

    in forecast (2004– BC Hydro Idaho Power Nevada Power NWEAvista Corp. • BC Hydro • Idaho Power Co. • Nevada Power •Energy (GWh) Avista BC Hydro Idaho Power Nevada Power NWE

  13. 10.1101/gr.7.10.974Access the most recent version at doi: 1997 7: 974-985Genome Res.

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    Baillie, David

    W. Franz, Nigel J. O'Neil, Greg P. Vatcher, Helen I. Caenorhabditis elegansLibrary of Interpreting a Cosmid Transgenic Library of Caenorhabditis elegans Diana L. Janke,1,3 Jacqueline E. Schein,1 The^ Ha,1 Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z3 We have generated a library of transgenic

  14. The Plant Cell, Vol. 11, 825838, May 1999, www.plantcell.org 1999 American Society of Plant Physiologists CUT1, an Arabidopsis Gene Required for Cuticular Wax

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    Kunst, Ljerka

    Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada b National Research Council of Canada, Plant. Michael Giblin,b David C. Taylor,b and Ljerka Kunsta,2 a Department of Botany, University of British is species dependent, but typically they are 26 to 34 carbons long. VLCFAs, the precursors for wax

  15. 0361-0128/01/3331/339-28 $6.00 339 The Tuscarora Au-Ag District: Eocene Volcanic-Hosted

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    Tingley, Joseph V.

    87801 RICHARD M. TOSDAL, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4 AND JOSEPH P that is characterized by relatively high Ag/Au ra- tios (110­150), narrow alteration zones, and quartz and carbonate

  16. Functional Characterization of the Arabidopsis b-Ketoacyl-Coenzyme A Reductase Candidates of the

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    Kunst, Ljerka

    Chemistry, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom (F.B., R.P.H., J.A.N.); University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4 (X.W., F.L., H.Z., L.K.); and Donald (VLCFAs; .18 carbon) are precursors of sphingolipids, triacylglycerols, cuticular waxes, and suberin

  17. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, June 2010, p. 35993610 Vol. 76, No. 11 0099-2240/10/$12.00 doi:10.1128/AEM.00058-10

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    Blanchette, Robert A.

    of Energy, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 537264 ; Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada5 as the sole carbon source. Using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), a total of 67

  18. The Plant Cell, Vol. 7, 1501-1510, September 1995 O 1995 American Society of Plant Physiologists Parallels between UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS and

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    Haughn, George

    , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 124, Canada The unusual floral organs (ufo-likecharacteristics. To determine the relationship between UFO and previously characterized meristem and organ identity genes, we cloned UFO and determined itsexpressionpattern. The UFO gene shows extensivehomol- ogy with Fl

  19. Multi-Agent Itinerary Planning for Sensor Networks(Invited Paper) 1Min Chen, 2 Sergio Gonzlez, 3 Yan Zhang, 2Victor C.M. Leung

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    Chen, Min

    Yan Zhang, 2Victor C.M. Leung 1 School of Comp Sci & Eng, Seoul National University, Korea (ubcminchen@gmail.com) 2 Dept. of Elect & Comp Eng, Univ. of British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada (sergiog on designing various single agent based itinerary planning (SIP) algorithms by considering energy

  20. Energy-efficient Itinerary Planning for Mobile Agents in Wireless Sensor Networks

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    Chen, Min

    Energy-efficient Itinerary Planning for Mobile Agents in Wireless Sensor Networks Min Chen, Victor. of British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada (minchen,vleung@ece.ubc.ca) Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering National University, Seoul, 151-744, Korea (tkkwon@snu.ac.kr) § Dept. of Computer Science, California State

  1. Gamow-Teller strength from the 76 Se,,n,p...76

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    Engel, Jonathan

    TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 2A3 3 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2N5 4 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6 5 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 6 California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

  2. Fisheries catch reconstructions: Islands, Part II. Harper and Zeller 15 A BRIEF HISTORY OF FISHING IN THE KERGUELEN ISLANDS, FRANCE1

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    Pauly, Daniel

    IN THE KERGUELEN ISLANDS, FRANCE1 M.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, 2204 Main Mall, Vancouver, V6T1Z4, Canada m.palomares@fisheries.ubc.ca; d an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around the islands as well as the 1 Cite as: Palomares, M. L. D. and Pauly, D

  3. PERMANENT GENETIC RESOURCES NOTE Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology

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    Herrera, Carlos M.

    , 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, V6T 1Z4, 2 Departamento de Gene´tica e de Gene´tica e Bioqui´mica, Universidade Federal de Uberla^ndia, Rua Para´ 1720, Bloco 2E, Campus

  4. Structure and Characterization of AgfB from Salmonella enteritidis Thin Aggregative Fimbriae

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    Paetzel, Mark

    Structure and Characterization of AgfB from Salmonella enteritidis Thin Aggregative Fimbriae Aaron of British Columbia Vancouver V6T 1Z3, British Columbia, Canada The agfBAC operon of Salmonella enteritidis on the current assembly hypothesis for thin aggregative ®mbriae. # 2001 Academic Press Keywords: Salmonella; Agf

  5. GEOPHYSICS, VOL. 67, NO. 5 (SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2002); P. 15421547, 5 FIGS. 10.1190/1.1512799

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    Ulrych, Tadeusz J.

    .1190/1.1512799 Estimation of quality factors from CMP records Changjun Zhang and Tadeusz J. Ulrych ABSTRACT Estimates of seismic waves are important in the quest to improve the res- olution of seismic images, better interpret Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada. E-mail: ulrych@eos.ubc.ca. c 2002 Society of Exploration Geophysicists. All

  6. Presidential Permits | Department of Energy

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    013148 PP-18 Glacier Electric 121252 PP-20 Eastern Maine 052565 PP-22 BC Hydro 082467 PP-22-1 BC Hydro 072155 PP-22-2 BC Hydro 020458 PP-22-3 BC Hydro 082467...

  7. ArchivePress: A Really Simple Solution to Archiving Blog Content

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    Pennock, Maureen; Davis, Richard

    2009-01-01

    CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Vancouver, BC,CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Vancouver, BC,

  8. The Decline and Death of Nuclear Power

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    Melville, Jonathan

    2013-01-01

    their] clean energy strategy” (BC Hydro, 2010). In Japan,with clean energy and jobs. BC Hydro - For Generations.

  9. Aegean Seals of the Late Bronze Age: Stylistic Groups, IV. Almond-and Dot-Eye Groups of the Fifteenth Century B.C.

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    Younger, John G.

    1984-01-01

    ' 104-5' Add: Betts 1967 : John H. Betts, "New Light on ]Vlinoan Bureaucracy," Kadmos 6, 1967, 15-40. Masters, 1 : John H. Betts and John G. Younger, "Aegean Seals of the Late Bronze Age: Masters and Vorkshops. Introduction," Kadmos 2l' 1982, 704...-121' lvlasi-ers, 11 : John G. Younger, "Aegean Seals of the Late Bronze Age: Masters and'\\ilorkshops. The First-Generation Minoan lVlasters," Kadmos 22' 1'983' 109-736' Masters 111 : John G.Younger, "Aegean Seals of the Late Bronze Age: Masters and 'Workshops...

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  16. Oxidized organic functional groups in aerosol particles from forest emissions measured at mid-mountain and high- elevation mountain sites in Whistler, BC

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    Schwartz, Rachel E.

    2010-01-01

    in Aerosol Particles from a Mountain Forest Site and theirin the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, J. Geophys.in Aerosol Particles from a Mountain Forest Site and their

  17. crossborder@pacificapartners.com 1.877.576.8908 www.crossborderinvesting.com Suite 213 5455 152nd St. V3S 5A5 Surrey, BC, Canada

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    Brennand, Tracy

    a tax professional to reduce your overall tax burden ­ for example, consider a strategy that maximizes income" ­ this includes income earned in Canada. Therefore, if you are planning to stay in Canada sex marriages and common-law marriages are recognized. The foreign earned income exclusion

  18. Oxidized organic functional groups in aerosol particles from forest emissions measured at mid-mountain and high- elevation mountain sites in Whistler, BC

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    Schwartz, Rachel E.

    2010-01-01

    temperature and nearby forest fires. References Bahadur,analyses of the role of forest fires because of their largeFigure 3.6 shows the forest fire hotspot map for the 2009

  19. An ice-core based history of Siberian forest fires since AD 1250 Anja Eichler a,b,*, Willy Tinner b,c

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    Bern, Universität

    An ice-core based history of Siberian forest fires since AD 1250 Anja Eichler a,b,*, Willy Tinner b: Palaeoecology Ice core Altai Fire history Charcoal Pollen a b s t r a c t Forest fires play a key role, estimates of their impact on climate are hampered by a lack of data on the history of forest fires

  20. Mathematical modeling of PCB bioaccumulation in Perna viridis K.N. Yu a,b,*, P.K.S. Lam b,c

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    Yu, Peter K.N.

    contaminants especially lip- ophilic compounds such as petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated pesticides water per day), with positive substrate cooperativity as the underlying physical mechanism. The temporal on the competition of the input rate RW and the output rate kQ, where W is the concentration of PCB in water (ppb

  1. Volume 245, number 1,2, 43-46 FEB 06871 March 1989 Transfer of ubiquinol from the reaction center to the bc, complex

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    Steinhoff, Heinz-Jürgen

    . INTRODUCTION In chromatophores of non-sulphur purple bacteria, the cyclic electron-transport chain con- sists described bimolecular pattern under reducing conditions [(1983) Biochim. Biophys. Acta 723 of a photosynthetic reaction center and bcl complex. Following exposure to light flashes, the former reduces

  2. A non-destructive method for mapping formation damage M.A. Khan a,*, S.Z. Jilani b,c

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    Al-Majed, Abdulaziz Abdullah

    to the wells where the pressure is low. The oil production rate is in fact inversely proportional to the oil. According to Darcy's law [1], oil moves from regions of the reservoir where the pressure is high of an ultrasonic method for non-destructive mapping of formation damage is reported for the ®rst time. Oil

  3. Effect of Inhibitors on the Ubiquinone Binding Capacity of the Primary Energy Conversion Site in the Rhodobacter capsulatus Cytochrome bc1 Complex

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    Gibney, Brian R.

    Effect of Inhibitors on the Ubiquinone Binding Capacity of the Primary Energy Conversion Site b6f in chloroplasts) comprises the central portion of electron-transfer chains in all energy-transducing organelles. The key primary energy conversion reaction of this complex is the two-electron oxidation

  4. Monday, April 1st, 2013 Home TopNews BC/Canada Bollywood Sports Business Travel Lifestyle BCElection Bloggers Entertainment News OP-ED

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    Harinarayana, T.

    , March 31 (IANS) India's major roads maydouble up as solar highways, if an innovative proposal bysome of Energy, Environment and Engineering, the scientists sayhighways can be used to generate solar power, if a roof of solar panels was laid over them, across the length of the roads. The photovoltaic (PV) panels

  5. Oxidized organic functional groups in aerosol particles from forest emissions measured at mid-mountain and high- elevation mountain sites in Whistler, BC

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    Schwartz, Rachel E.

    2010-01-01

    acid, ketone, organic hydroxyl, and amine groups, with fiveaddition, organic hydroxyl and amine groups are strongly (rketone, organic hydroxyl, and amine groups and was highly

  6. Effects of Film Thickness on the Yielding Behavior of Polycrystalline Gold Films H.D. Espinosa and B.C. Prorok

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    Espinosa, Horacio D.

    . Elastic modulus was consistently measured in the range of 53-55 GPa. Several size effects that arise because of geometrical constraints to motion of defects. This paper uses the Membrane Deflection but geometrical ratios were preserved. The geometry was chosen to minimize stress concentrations and boundary-bending

  7. Gas Transport and Exchange: Interaction Between O2 and CO2 CJ Brauner and JL Rummer, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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    Wood, Spencer

    Gas Transport and Exchange: Interaction Between O2 and CO2 Exchange CJ Brauner and JL Rummer Nonlinear Bohr­Haldane Effect within the OEC Basis for the Interaction between O2 and CO2: Implications of Non-Steady-State Conditions for the Bohr­Haldane Effect Interaction between O2 and CO2 Exchange

  8. Housing at BC LAW As an admitted student finding housing in Boston may seem like a daunting task. Below you'll

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    Huang, Jianyu

    tell you that it's actually not that hard to sort out your housing situation. Neighborhoods of different options. First, many people will post on facebook to see if they have a friend or friend on the facebook group for admitted students to find other people who ar

  9. Relating the Ancient Ona Culture to the Wider Northern Horn: Discerning Patterns and Problems in the Archaeology of the First Millennium BC

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    Curtis, Matthew C.

    2009-01-01

    large globular storage or brewing pots with rounded bottomscoarse brownware storage or brewing pot from Mai Hutsa (withopen bowls, and possible brewing vessels (Fig. 6f: Schmidt

  10. Uncertainty Model Unfalsi cation With Simulation Bruce R. Woodley

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    N . If an ARX model is used, G#12;z = B#12;z A#12;z; H#12;z = 1 A#12;z A#12;z = 1 + a1z,1 + + anz,nA B#12;z = b1

  11. Instituto Superior T ecnico Departamento de Matem atica

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    Granja, Gustavo

    ;#16;tica de#12;nida em fz 2 C : jzj > 2g cuja derivada #19;e 1 (z 1)(z 2) : (7) Considere a sequ^encia de n

  12. Blazing the trail By Barry Coulson, ASDT Sector Executive Lead

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    Victoria, University of

    repository network The BC Post-Secondary Administrative Service Delivery Transformation Report (aka "the digital repository. The BC Electronic Library Network (BC ELN), with its over 20-year track record

  13. Green University Planning Committee Page 1/3 August 23, 2007

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    Challenge · BC Hydro has invited UNBC to participate in the BC Hydro Innovation Challenge. · The Power Smart meeting to present the appendices on the Prince George Campus Land-use Visions. 5. BC Hydro Innovation

  14. Energy Efficiency as a Preferred Resource: Evidence from Utility Resource Plans in the Western United States and Canada

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    Hopper, Nichole

    2008-01-01

    Power Idaho Power Seattle City Light PSE BC Hydro AvistaLight BC Hydro NorthWestern SDG&E LADWP SCE PSCo Idaho PowerPower Idaho Power Seattle City Light PSE PGE BC Hydro Avista

  15. Integrating Zooarchaeology and Modeling: Trans-Holocene Fishing in Monterey Bay, California

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    Boone, Cristie

    2012-01-01

    1999:35). For example, at c. 7050 BC [“9000 years ago”], thein insolation was greatest c. 7050 BC (Kutzbach and Guetteracross the globe from 7050 to 6050 BC. The Northern

  16. Black carbon in the Gulf of Maine : new insights into inputs and cycling of combustion-derived organic carbon

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    Flores Cervantes, Déborah Xanat, 1978-

    2008-01-01

    Emissions of black carbon (BC), the soot and char formed during incomplete combustion of fossil and biomass fuels, have increased over the last century and are estimated to be between 8 and 270 Tg BC/yr. BC may affect ...

  17. Hanford Site

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    waste site, BC, BC Control Area Area: BC Control Area Description: After removing contaminated soils, the 140-acre area was revegetated with seed and about 280,000 pounds of mulch...

  18. Energy efficient data centers

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    Tschudi, William; Xu, Tengfang; Sartor, Dale; Koomey, Jon; Nordman, Bruce; Sezgen, Osman

    2004-01-01

    www.edison.com) • BC Hydro Power Smart (www.bchydro.com) •Critical Facilities, Inc. BC Hydro Power Smart www.eypae.comCritical Facilities, Inc. BC Hydro Power Smart www.eypae.com

  19. Energy Efficiency in Western Utility Resource Plans: Impacts on Regional Resources Assessment and Support for WGA Policies

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    Hopper, Nicole; Goldman, Charles; Schlegal, Jeff

    2006-01-01

    5% of total energy requirements for BC Hydro and PacifiCorp1 Avista BC Hydro PacifiCorp PGE Total energy requirementsNorthwestern Energy, and BC Hydro) plan to offset ~30–50% of

  20. Comparing matched polymer:Fullerene solar cells made by solution-sequential processing and traditional blend casting: Nanoscale structure and device performance

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    2014-01-01

    and Traditional Blend Casting: Nanoscale Structure andby traditional blend casting (BC), where the components aresuch networks is the blend-casting (BC) method, wherein the

  1. Black Carbon’s Properties and Role in the Environment: A Comprehensive Review

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    Shrestha, Gyami

    2010-01-01

    residue of experimental forest fires against the CO/CO 2as charcoal BC after forest fires. The soot BC yielded

  2. Male morphology and dishonest signalling in a fig wasp Jamie C. Moore a,*, Darren J. Obbard a,1

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    West, Stuart

    , Caroline Reuter b,c,2 , Stuart A. West a,3 , James M. Cook b,c,2 a Institute of Evolutionary Biology

  3. “The Annual Coulter Lecture: Reflections of a Wandering Bookman,” California State Library Foundation Bulletin volume 90 (2008)

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    Gary E. Strong

    2008-01-01

    Canada Prince George Public Library, Richmond, BC Canada RPGKelowna, BC Canada Powell River Public Library, Richmond, BCservitude in a public library in Oregon on graduation or pay

  4. The Estimation of Heats of Formation

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    Brewer, Leo

    2010-01-01

    Declassified Atomic Energy Commission Report CC-3307, Oct.Lorg~en, Declassified Atomic Energy Commission Report BC~82,Lofgren, Deciassified Atomic Energy Commission Report BC-85,

  5. Biol. Chem., Vol. 391, pp. 333343, April 2010 Copyright by Walter de Gruyter Berlin New York. DOI 10.1515/BC.2010.044 Article in press -uncorrected proof

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    Craik, Charles S.

    - dependent and -independent prostate cancers. Studies have documented high levels of active PSA in the milieu- astatic prostate cancer that have yet to be met. First, all men undergoing androgen ablation therapy for more effective non-hormonal therapies for patients with metastatic disease. Second, the clinical

  6. Randomized Noninferiority Trial of Reduced High-Dose Volume Versus Standard Volume Radiation Therapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer: Results of the BC2001 Trial (CRUK/01/004)

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    Huddart, Robert A.; Hall, Emma; Hussain, Syed A.; Jenkins, Peter; Rawlings, Christine; Tremlett, Jean; Crundwell, Malcolm; Adab, Fawzi A.; Sheehan, Denise; Syndikus, Isabel; Hendron, Carey; Lewis, Rebecca; Waters, Rachel; James, Nicholas D.

    2013-10-01

    Purpose: To test whether reducing radiation dose to uninvolved bladder while maintaining dose to the tumor would reduce side effects without impairing local control in the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Methods and Materials: In this phase III multicenter trial, 219 patients were randomized to standard whole-bladder radiation therapy (sRT) or reduced high-dose volume radiation therapy (RHDVRT) that aimed to deliver full radiation dose to the tumor and 80% of maximum dose to the uninvolved bladder. Participants were also randomly assigned to receive radiation therapy alone or radiation therapy plus chemotherapy in a partial 2 × 2 factorial design. The primary endpoints for the radiation therapy volume comparison were late toxicity and time to locoregional recurrence (with a noninferiority margin of 10% at 2 years). Results: Overall incidence of late toxicity was less than predicted, with a cumulative 2-year Radiation Therapy Oncology Group grade 3/4 toxicity rate of 13% (95% confidence interval 8%, 20%) and no statistically significant differences between groups. The difference in 2-year locoregional recurrence free rate (RHDVRT ? sRT) was 6.4% (95% confidence interval ?7.3%, 16.8%) under an intention to treat analysis and 2.6% (?12.8%, 14.6%) in the “per-protocol” population. Conclusions: In this study RHDVRT did not result in a statistically significant reduction in late side effects compared with sRT, and noninferiority of locoregional control could not be concluded formally. However, overall low rates of clinically significant toxicity combined with low rates of invasive bladder cancer relapse confirm that (chemo)radiation therapy is a valid option for the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

  7. Paper K-05, in: B.C. Alleman and M.E. Kelley (Conference Chairs), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation--2005. Proceedings of the Eighth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Baltimore, Maryland; June 69,

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    Ma, Lena

    .battelle.org/bookstore. Genetic Testing Prerequisites for Effective Tree-Based Phytoremediation Systems D. L. Rockwood (dlrock. Licht (Ecolotree, North Liberty, IA) B. Kanzler (Reichhold Chemicals, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, but they may be essential in oxidizing contaminants such as TCE. Methane- oxidizing bacteria (methanotrophs

  8. Data:D2e8eb8e-d151-44bc-8a2c-7e468f57f91f | Open Energy Information

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    a2c-7e468f57f91f No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic...

  9. As one of Northern BC's largest Integrated Forest Management Companies, KDL Group offers an impressive array of opportunities. We are a fast-paced, growing Company looking for talented people to join our

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    The qualified candidates will be responsible for forest development including block and road development, block taxes, and low real estate prices which makes this town a safe and affordable place to live. For more

  10. UNBC Continuing Studies -WILDLIFE DANGER TREE REGISTRATION FORM UNBC CONTINUING STUDIES 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9 TEL: 250-960-5980 FAX: 250-960-5984 TOLL FREE: 1-866-843-8061

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    UNBC Continuing Studies - WILDLIFE DANGER TREE REGISTRATION FORM UNBC CONTINUING STUDIES 3333 form. Name Telephone Number Email Address COURSE INFORMATION - WILDLIFE DANGER TREE ASSESSOR

  11. Paper K-05, in: B.C. Alleman and M.E. Kelley (Conference Chairs), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation--2005. Proceedings of the Eighth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Baltimore, Maryland; June 69,

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    Ma, Lena

    (Baltimore, Maryland; June 6­9, 2005). ISBN 1-57477-152-3, published by Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, www

  12. Arseneau, S. and Cooperstock, J.R. (1999), Real-Time Image Segmentation for Action Recognition. Proc. 1999 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'99), Victoria, B.C., Canada, pp. 86-89.

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    Cooperstock, Jeremy R.

    1999-01-01

    . Proc. 1999 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'99

  13. Greene, C.H., J.A. Francis, and B.C. Monger. 2013. Superstorm Sandy: A series of unfortunate events? Oceanography 26(1):89, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.11.

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    Francis, Jennifer

    and an extra-tropical cyclone. Unlike a typical hurricane, this huge and power- ful hybrid storm did not lose Hatteras, NC. In addition, Superstorm Sandy exhibited the second-largest extent (> 1.4 million km2 ) of storm- force winds for any extra-tropical

  14. UNBC Continuing Studies -WILDLIFE DANGER TREE REGISTRATION FORM UNBC CONTINUING STUDIES 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9 TEL: 250-960-5980 FAX: 250-960-5984 TOLL FREE: 1-866-843-8061

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    documentation Last/Family Name Legal First Name Middle Initial Former Name (if applicable) Preferred First Name for course confirmations. COMPANY INFORMATION (if registering through work) Company Name Branch COMPANY

  15. Impact of California's air pollution laws on black carbon and their implications for direct radiative forcing

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    Russell, Lynn

    control strategy for climate warming. In particular, BC emitted by diesel combustion emits less organic

  16. Canting in polarization plane Backscattering

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    Zhang, Guifu

    " % & ' ( ) * ! A = cos2 " + sin2 # sin2 "! = Afa + Bfb ( fa " fb ) BC ( fa " fb ) BC Cfb + Dfa # $ % & ' ( ! B = cos2 " + sin2 # sin2 " ! = Afa + Bfb ( fa " fb ) BC ( fa " fb ) BC Cfb + Dfa # $ % & ' ( ! B = cos2 " sin2 · Gaussian pdf Statistical polarization signatures ! fhh 2 = Afa + Bfb( ) Afa * + Bfb * ( ) ! p(",#) = p

  17. Victor Ostromoukhov Haeckel's Kunstformen

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    Ostromoukhov, Victor

    Chinese, IV century BC A Paradigm of Cultural Exchange · Paisley Pattern · Multiple factors: material

  18. ICFA Sardinia July 1-6, 2002 Z. Huang (zrh@aps.anl.gov) CSR Microbunching

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    compression Berlin CSR Benchmark: Compression #12;ICFA Sardinia July 1-6, 2002 Z. Huang (zrh@aps.anl.gov) LCLS Bunch Compressors (BC)LCLS Bunch Compressors (BC) Linac Linac Linac SC wiggler DL1 Injector DL2 BC1 BC2) · LCLS has more bends than BCs, Dog Legs (DLs) for beam transport (DL1+DL2) · DLs typically have very

  19. This article was originally published in a journal published by Elsevier, and the attached copy is provided by Elsevier for the

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    Lehmann, Johannes

    or for bio-char production has lower biological availabil- ity in soils, but actual determined rates) and to characterize the surface properties and charge characteristics of oxidized BC. We incu- bated BC and BC, or manure amendment for four months. Abiotic processes were more important for oxidation of BC than biotic

  20. Thursday, February 28, 2013 Diamond Alumni Centre

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    Kavanagh, Karen L.

    and University Awards Community and University Awards Dahabieh, Sam BC Hydro Power Smart Leadership Excellence

  1. Temperature preferences and feed level of newborn dairy calf

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    Farrell, Anthony P.

    Agri-Food Research Centre, Agassiz, BC, Canada 2DPAA. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana ­ Xochimilco

  2. United States Department of Agriculture Research Note

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    Gillingham, Michael

    and Environmental Studies Institute, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC

  3. Second International Conference on Forest Measurements and Quantitative Methods and Management

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    García, Oscar

    AND METHODS OSCAR GARCIA University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC

  4. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the Ship and Boat Building and Repair

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    .................................................................................................................. 1 1.3 PROFILE OF THE B.C. SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR INDUSTRY

  5. O. Forster: Die Riemannsche Zetafunktion 3. Euler-Mascheronische Konstante

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    Forster, Otto

    6x a n f(n) mit a n = 1 und f(x) = 1=x an und erhalten X n6x 1 n = bxc x + Z x 1 btc t 2 dt = 1 x bxc x + Z x 1 dt t Z x 1 t btc t 2 dt = log x + #16; 1 Z 1 1 t btc t 2 dt #17; x bxc x + Z 1 x t btc t 2 dt = log x + +O #16; 1 x #17; mit = 1 Z 1 1 t btc t 2 dt: 3.2. Satz. Mit der Euler

  6. Enhanced Solar Energy Absorption by Internally-mixed Black Carbon in Snow Grains

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    Flanner, M. G.; Liu, Xiaohong; Zhou, Cheng; Penner, Joyce E.; Jiao, C.

    2012-05-30

    Here we explore light absorption by snowpack containing black carbon (BC) particles residing within ice grains. Basic considerations of particle volumes and BC/snow mass concentrations show that there are generally 0:05-109 BC particles for each ice grain. This suggests that internal BC is likely distributed as multiple inclusions within ice grains, and thus the dynamic effective medium approximation (DEMA) (Chylek and Srivastava, 1983) is a more appropriate optical representation for BC/ice composites than coated-sphere or standard mixing approximations. DEMA calculations show that the 460 nm absorption cross-section of BC/ice composites, normalized to the mass of BC, is typically enhanced by factors of 1.8-2.1 relative to interstitial BC. BC effective radius is the dominant cause of variation in this enhancement, compared with ice grain size and BC volume fraction. We apply two atmospheric aerosol models that simulate interstitial and within-hydrometeor BC lifecycles. Although only {approx}2% of the atmospheric BC burden is cloud-borne, 71-83% of the BC deposited to global snow and sea-ice surfaces occurs within hydrometeors. Key processes responsible for within-snow BC deposition are development of hydrophilic coatings on BC, activation of liquid droplets, and subsequent snow formation through riming or ice nucleation by other species and aggregation/accretion of ice particles. Applying deposition fields from these aerosol models in offline snow and sea-ice simulations, we calculate that 32-73% of BC in global surface snow resides within ice grains. This fraction is smaller than the within-hydrometeor deposition fraction because meltwater flux preferentially removes internal BC, while sublimation and freezing within snowpack expose internal BC. Incorporating the DEMA into a global climate model, we simulate increases in BC/snow radiative forcing of 43-86%, relative to scenarios that apply external optical properties to all BC. We show that snow metamorphism driven by diffusive vapor transfer likely proceeds too slowly to alter the mass of internal BC while it is radiatively active, but neglected processes like wind pumping and convection may play much larger roles. These results suggest that a large portion of BC in surface snowpack may reside within ice grains and increase BC/snow radiative forcing, although measurements to evaluate this are lacking. Finally, previous studies of BC/snow forcing that neglected this absorption enhancement are not necessarily biased low, because of application of absorption-enhancing sulfate coatings to hydrophilic BC, neglect of coincident absorption by dust in snow, and implicit treatment of cloud-borne BC resulting in longer-range transport.

  7. Selection of wavelets for analysis of power system disturbances 

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    Todorovic, Milos

    2002-01-01

    . . . 59 27. Case I ? A-G Current ? Symlet 4 wavelet 28. Case I ? a) Voltage antI b) current waveforms for B-C fault. . . . . . . . 59 . . . . 66 29. Case I ? B-C Voltage ? Daubechics 4 wavelet. . . . 67 30. Case I ? B-C Voltage ? Biorthogonal 4. 4... wavelet . . . 67 31. Case I 32. Case I 33. Case I 34. Case I 35. Case I 36. Case I 37. Case I 38. Case I 39, Case I 40. Case I 4 I. Case I B-C Voltage ? Coiflet 4 wavelet . B-C Voltage ? Symlet 4 wavelet. B-C Current - Daubechies 4 wavelet...

  8. Analise Matematica IV Electrotecnia, ramo de Telecomunicacoes

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    Matos, João Palhoto

    e # #u # # 2 u #x 2 + # 2 u #y 2 = 0, em# u = #, sobre ## . Seja f :# # C # C uma funâ?ºcâ?ao analâ??�ticaâ?ºcâ?ao analâ??�tica em W = {z # C\\{0} : 1/z ## }. 1 A notaâ?ºcâ?ao # = significa que identificamos os dois espa

  9. Variation of the radiative properties during black carbon aging: theoretical and experimental intercomparison

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    He, C.; Liou, K.-N.; Takano, Y.; Zhang, R.; Levy Zamora, M.; Yang, P.; Li, Q.; Leung, L. R.

    2015-10-28

    A theoretical black carbon (BC) aging model is developed to account for three typical evolution stages, namely, freshly emitted aggregates, BC coated by soluble material, and BC particles undergoing further hygroscopic growth. The geometric-optics surface-wave (GOS) approach is employed to compute the BC single-scattering properties at each aging stage, which are subsequently compared with laboratory measurements. Theoretical calculations are consistent with measurements in extinction and absorption cross sections for fresh BC aggregates with different BC sizes (i.e., mobility diameters of 155, 245, and 320 nm), with differences of ? 25 %. The measured optical cross sections for BC coated bymore »sulfuric acid and for that undergoing further hygroscopic growth are generally captured (differences i) and lower (1.75–0.63i) bounds of BC refractive index, while the variations are « less

  10. Hanford Site

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    100 D Well 100 BC Soil Sampling 100 BC Soil Sampling Well Installation Well Installation Drilling Treatment Wells at 100N Drilling Treatment Wells at 100N Drilling Treatment Wells...

  11. Exploiting simultaneous observational constraints on mass and absorption to estimate the global direct radiative forcing of black carbon and brown carbon

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    Schwarz, J. P.

    Atmospheric black carbon (BC) is a leading climate warming agent, yet uncertainties on the global direct radiative forcing (DRF) remain large. Here we expand a global model simulation (GEOS-Chem) of BC to include the ...

  12. Supporting Information The effect of strong acid functional groups on electrode rise potential in

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    ElectrodePotential(vsAgAgCl-1 ) YP50(Neg) YP(Pos) RP20(Neg) RP20(Pos) SX+(Neg) SX+(Pos) BC(Neg) BC(Pos) Hrd(Neg) Hrd(Pos) Figure

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    In reply refer to: PGPO Renata Kurschner Director, Generation Resource Management BC Hydro and Power Authority 691 1 Southpoint Drive, El5 Burnaby, B.C., Canada V3N 4 x 8 Dear...

  14. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Revisiting and modelling the woodland farming system

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    around 5400 B.C., before reaching the central Paris Basin around 5050 B.C. and Normandy after 5000 B´obotanique), 55 rue Buffon - CP 56, 75005 Paris, France R. Bendrey Department of Archaeology, University

  15. Behavioural Response of Bats to Perceived Predation Risk While Daniel J. M. Baxter, Jennifer M. Psyllakis, Michael P. Gillingham & Erin L. O'Brien

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    Gillingham, Michael

    , University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada Introduction Many prey organisms Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9 Canada. E-mail: psyllakj@unbc.ca Received

  16. Energy and Protein Balance of Free-Ranging Black-Tailed Deer in a Natural Forest Environment

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    Gillingham, Michael

    , Prince George, BC V2N 429, Canada MICHAEL P. GlLLlNGHAM Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 429, Canada THOMAS A. HANLEY U

  17. Emplacement conditions of igneous dikes in Ethiopian Traps Richard A. Schultz a,

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    , Hervé Diot b,c a Geomechanics­Rock Fracture Group, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering

  18. Cornell Summer Math Institute, June 2007

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    2007-06-28

    Jun 26, 2007 ... princess from the city of Tyre, shortly after her arrival in Africa in 900 B.C. ... (

  19. Inversion Of Travel Time For Velocity

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    Willis, M.E.

    1983-01-01

    Common source velocities and borehole compensated (BC) estimates have been used to obtain formation velocity estimates from full waveform acoustic

  20. Characterization of Ultrafine Particles and Other Traffic Related Pollutants Near Roadways in Beijing

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    Xie, Xiaosen

    2012-01-01

    2007, Air Pollution in Mega Cities in China, Atmospherichigher BC pollution levels in the inner city. In terms of

  1. INV . January 2009 EASTERN HEMISPHERE

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    /6500/1998 1:6,500,000 The Mediterranean basin (bc) - C.I.A. G/5672/M4 C55/13000/2004 1:13,000,000 Geodynamic (bc) - C.I.A. G/5700/4300/1994 1:4,300,000 Europe (bc) - C.I.A. G/5700/4500/1997 non-circ 1:4,500 copies) (bc) - National Geographic Society 5671/G1/-/1986 - Eastern hemisphere narcotics - C.I.A. G/5671

  2. Nano-second UV laser processed micro-grooves on Ti6Al4V for biomedical applications

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    Arnold, Craig B.

    .O. Soboyejo b,c, a Center for Energy Research & Development, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria b Princeton

  3. Measured Black Carbon Deposition on the Sierra Nevada Snow Pack and Implication for Snow Pack Retreat

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    Hadley, O.L.

    2010-01-01

    BC emissions in California, transport of pollution from Asiain California. The GATOR-GCMOM (Gas, Aerosol, Transport,

  4. A Science Service Feature-Released upon receipt

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    , and the author OF some seventy booker and pamphlets. Today nobody remembers the Bc'tivities that made him one

  5. A parsimonious dynamic stand model for interior spruce in British Columbia Oscar Garcia

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    García, Oscar

    of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9 Abstract A whole

  6. DIMENSIONALIDAD EN LOS MODELOS DE CRECIMIENTO

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    García, Oscar

    . 3333 University Way. PRINCE GEORGE (BC, Canada V2N 4Z9). Correo electrónico:garcia@unbc.ca Resumen

  7. Global air quality and climate

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    2012-01-01

    by altering solar and terrestrial radiation budgets, and10 BC absorbs solar and infrared radiation resulting in a

  8. The Effect of Metal Salts on Quantification of Elemental and Organic Carbon in Diesel Exhaust

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    The Effect of Metal Salts on Quantification of Elemental and Organic Carbon in Diesel Exhaust-loaded diesel samples. Estimated TC was calculated from the BC concentration measured by optical transmissometer and linear relationship between TC and BC, TC (µg)= 1.78 ×BC(µg) - 21.97, derived from diesel reference

  9. MEDIA RELEASE 12 September 2012

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    Pedersen, Tom

    MEDIA RELEASE 12 September 2012 New research fellowships to advance climate change solutions for BC climate? What are the best locations in British Columbia (BC) to site wind farms? Can a computer app help BC residents lower their carbon footprint when making transportation decisions? These are some

  10. FINAL REPORT FOR: OPTIMIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL

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    AND SUSPENDED GROWTH WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM DECEMBER, 1994 Prepared for: Environment Canada Environment Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6S 2L2 Project No: 2-51-321 This work was supported by Environment Canada., Dayton & Knight Ltd., the University of B.C., and B.C. Institute of Technology #12;I This consultant

  11. Mineral dust and elemental black carbon records from an Alpine ice core (Colle Gnifetti glacier) over the last millennium

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    Gilli, Adrian

    was primarily constrained by regional anthropogenic activities, i.e., biomass and fossil fuel combustion. More atmospheric BC emissions (C3:C4 ratio of burnt biomass of 75:25). Despite relatively high BC emissions prior precisely, the d13 C composition of BC suggests that wood combustion was the main source of preindustrial

  12. Zhihui Guo1 zhihuig@cs.sfu.ca

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    Wang, Ke

    University, Burnaby, BC, Canada 2. BC Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver, BC, Canada Abstract--The authors of electricity consumption recorded at regular time intervals. Power utilities rely on periodic consumption the combined periodicity is very useful for building a meaningful load model in power system applications

  13. The Canadian Plug-in Electric Vehicle Survey (CPEVS 2013): Anticipating Purchase, Use, and Grid Interactions

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    Interactions in British Columbia Report Submitted to: BC Hydro BC Ministry of Energy and Mines PRELIMINARY RESULTS October 31, 2013 Written by: Jonn Axsen* Harry Joe Bailey George Kamiya Energy and Materials Drive Burnaby, B.C. Canada V5A 1S6 Project Funded by: Natural Resources Canada ecoENERGY Innovation

  14. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Drive East River Esplanade

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    Sugar thyme crabapple SD Snowdrift crabapple SH San Jose holly ST Star magnolia SW Sweetbay magnolia TC GK GK GKGK LP HB A A HB WP BC BC SA SA SA CM GT GT GT JLJL JL JL JL ST ST SW SW ST ST ST ST ST BC ST

  15. Prince George Forest Region

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    Coxson, Darwyn

    Prince George Forest Region Forest Resources & Practices Team May 1999 Note #PG-20 · ExtensionAssociate,UniversityofNorthern BritishColumbia 2 MSc, RPBio, Silvifauna Research, Prince George, BC 3 PhD, R.M. Sagar and Associates, Prince George, BC #12;Ministry of Forests, 5th Floor, 1011 - 4th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3H9

  16. Research Article Interpreting Resource Selection at Different Scales

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    Gillingham, Michael

    Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada KATHERINE L. PARKER, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada ROBERTA J. LAY,3 Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2

  17. Peer Reviewed Temporal Variation in Stable Carbon and Nitrogen

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    Gillingham, Michael

    Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada DOUGLAS C. HEARD,1 British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Prince George, BC V2N 1B3, Canada MICHAEL P. GILLINGHAM, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada Abstract Animal diet

  18. Variation of the radiative properties during black carbon aging: theoretical and experimental intercomparison

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    He, C.; Liou, K.-N.; Takano, Y.; Zhang, R.; Zamora, M. L.; Yang, P.; Li, Q.; Leung, L. R.

    2015-07-20

    A theoretical black carbon (BC) aging model is developed to account for three typical evolution stages, namely, freshly emitted aggregates, coated BC by soluble material, and BC particles undergoing further hygroscopic growth. The geometric-optics surface-wave (GOS) approach is employed to compute the BC single-scattering properties at each aging stage, which are subsequently compared with laboratory measurements. Theoretical calculations are consistent with measurements in extinction and absorption cross sections for fresh BC aggregates, but overestimate the scattering cross sections for BC mobility diameters of 155, 245, and 320 nm, because of uncertainties associated with theoretical calculations for small particles as wellmore »as laboratory scattering measurements. The measured optical cross sections for coated BC by sulfuric acid and for those undergoing further hygroscopic growth are captured by theoretical calculations using a concentric core-shell structure, with differences of less than 20 %. This suggests that the core-shell shape represents the realistic BC coating morphology reasonably well in this case, which is consistent with the observed strong structure compaction during aging. We find that the absorption and scattering properties of fresh BC aggregates vary by up to 60 % due to uncertainty in the BC refractive index, which, however, is a factor of two smaller in the case of coated BC particles. Sensitivity analyses on the BC morphology show that the optical properties of fresh BC aggregates are more sensitive to fractal dimension than primary spherule size. The absorption and scattering cross sections of coated BC particles vary by more than a factor of two due to different coating structures. We find an increase of 20–250 % in absorption and a factor of 3–15 in scattering during aging, significantly depending on coating morphology and aging stages. Applying the aging model to CalNex 2010 field measurements, we show that the resulting BC direct radiative forcing (DRF) first increases from 1.5 to 1.7 W m-2 and subsequently decreases to 1.0 W m-2 during the transport from the Los Angeles Basin to downwind regions, as a result of the competition between absorption enhancement due to coating and dilution of BC concentration. The BC DRF can vary by up to a factor of two due to differences in BC coating morphology. Thus, an accurate estimate of BC DRF requires the incorporation of a dynamic BC aging process that accounts for realistic morphology in climate models, particularly for the regional analysis with high atmospheric heterogeneity.« less

  19. Some methods of operational mathematics 

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    Yates, Jerrel Keith

    1966-01-01

    , if one exists, such that a=bc Then c is unique. For if there existed two functions (b p 0 ) a = bc and a = bc I 2' then b(c ? c ) = (0) . But by the theorem of Titchmarch (7), c ? c (0) . Hence the symbol a/b is unique. There are functions a and b... for which no function c satisfying a = bc exists. For example, let a = b = ( lf, then there exists no function c satisfying the relationship t (I) = f J ~ (y) d~] 0 for each t & 0. Hence, let us introduce operators such that the equation a = b...

  20. Modelled Black Carbon Radiative Forcing and Atmospheric Lifetime in AeroCom Phase II Constrained by Aircraft Observations

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    Samset, B. H.; Myhre, G.; Herber, Andreas; Kondo, Yutaka; Li, Shao-Meng; Moteki, N.; Koike, Makoto; Oshima, N.; Schwarz, Joshua P.; Balkanski, Y.; Bauer, S.; Bellouin, N.; Berntsen, T.; Bian, Huisheng; Chin, M.; Diehl, Thomas; Easter, Richard C.; Ghan, Steven J.; Iversen, T.; Kirkevag, A.; Lamarque, Jean-Francois; Lin, Guang; Liu, Xiaohong; Penner, Joyce E.; Schulz, M.; Seland, O.; Skeie, R. B.; Stier, P.; Takemura, T.; Tsigaridis, Kostas; Zhang, Kai

    2014-11-27

    Black carbon (BC) aerosols absorb solar radiation, and are generally held to exacerbate global warming through exerting a positive radiative forcing1. However, the total contribution of BC to the ongoing changes in global climate is presently under debate2-8. Both anthropogenic BC emissions and the resulting spatial and temporal distribution of BC concentration are highly uncertain2,9. In particular, long range transport and processes affecting BC atmospheric lifetime are poorly understood, leading to large estimated uncertainty in BC concentration at high altitudes and far from emission sources10. These uncertainties limit our ability to quantify both the historical, present and future anthropogenic climate impact of BC. Here we compare vertical profiles of BC concentration from four recent aircraft measurement campaigns with 13 state of the art aerosol models, and show that recent assessments may have overestimated present day BC radiative forcing. Further, an atmospheric lifetime of BC of less than 5 days is shown to be essential for reproducing observations in transport dominated remote regions. Adjusting model results to measurements in remote regions, and at high altitudes, leads to a 25% reduction in the multi-model median direct BC forcing from fossil fuel and biofuel burning over the industrial era.

  1. Evaluation of Preindustrial to Present-day Black Carbon and its Albedo Forcing from Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP)

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    Lee, Y. H.; Lamarque, J.-F.; Flanner, M. G.; Jiao, C.; Shindell, Drew; Berntsen, T.; Bisiauxs, M.; Cao, J.; Collins, W. J.; Curran, M.; Edwards, R.; Faluvegi, G.; Ghan, Steven J.; Horowitz, L.; McConnell, J.R.; Ming, J.; Myhre, G.; Nagashima, T.; Naik, Vaishali; Rumbold, S.; Skeie, R. B.; Sudo, K.; Takemura, T.; Thevenon, F.; Xu, B.; Yoon, Jin-Ho

    2013-03-05

    As a part of the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP), we evaluate the historical black carbon (BC) aerosols simulated by 8 ACCMIP models against the observations including 12 ice core records, a long-term surface mass concentrations and recent Arctic BC snowpack measurements. We also estimate BC albedo forcing by performing additional simulations using the NCAR Community Land and Sea-Ice model 4 with prescribed meteorology from 1996-2000, which includes the SNICAR BC-snow model. We evaluated the vertical profile of BC snow concentrations from these offline simulations to using recent BC snowpack measurements. Despite using the same BC emissions, global BC burden differs by approximately a factor of 3 among models due to the differences in aerosol removal parameterizations and simulated meteorology among models; 34 Gg to 103 Gg in 1850 and 82 Gg to 315 Gg in 2000. However,models agree well on 2.5~3 times increase in the global BC burden from preindustrial to present-day, which matches with the 2.5 times increase in BC emissions. We find a large model diversity at both NH and SH high latitude regions for BC burden and at SH high latitude regions for deposition fluxes. The ACCMIP simulations match the observed BC mass concentrations well in Europe and North America except at Jungfrauch and Ispra. However, the models fail to capture the Arctic BC seasonality due tosevere underestimations during winter and spring. Compared to recent snowpack measurements, the simulated vertically resolved BC snow concentrations are, on average, within a factor of 2-3 of observations except for Greenland and Arctic Ocean. However, model and observation differ widely due to missing interannual variations in emissions and possibly due to the choice of the prescribed meteorology period (i.e., 1996-2000).

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    Lieth, J. Heinrich

    for the fraction of water that ends up tied up in biomass. While transpiration cools the leaves, this flux) of the total water actually ends up as fresh matter (Raviv and Blom, 2001). The rest of the water is transpired and most of this water use is necessary as part of the plant's need to cool itself. The total amount

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    Kamath, Chandrika

    information when monitoring UF6 gas in pipes. 1/18/2011 11-008 C11043 getMirFiles.sh, Version 0.x Code

  4. 11/06/09 6:48 PMFT.com / UK -'Jamitons' slow the traffic flow Page 1 of 2http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6bc9841e-56e7-11de-9a1c-00144feabdc0.html

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    Flynn, Morris R.

    In Facebook Delicious Mixx Propeller stumbleupon Financial Breadcrumb Yahoo! Buzz SEARCH Global Account Business Jobs Enter keywords UK Business for sale Contracts & tendersJobs #12;11/06/09 6:48 PMFT.com / UK of The Financial Times Ltd. Privacy policy Terms RECRUITERS FT Bespoke Forums Annual reports Market research Growth

  5. Prediction and Estimation of Random Fields 

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    Kohli, Priya

    2012-10-19

    ; z2) = 1X k=0 1X ‘=0 bk;‘z k 1z ‘ 2; 1(z1; z2) = 1X k=0 1X ‘=0 ak;‘z k 1z ‘ 2; (2.25) 20 from which it follows that the MA and AR parameters of the random field are related to each other via the recursions b0;0 = a0;0 = 1; bi...

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    Skogestad, Sigurd

    ¡ ¢£ ¤ ¥§¦ ¨ © ¥£ ¡ £ ¨ © ¦ ¦ ¡ £ ¨ © ¦ ¦ ¥ ¦ © © ¡ ¥ ¥ £ ¦ ¡ ! ¦ " ©# £ $ ¤ #12; 4 ¡ 3 @ ¢ 2 6 3 F 4 9 7 LC LC PC z=0 z=0 z=0 z=1 z=1 TC TC z=0 HP-pump Steam-turbin Condenser LP-pump Air compressor Deaerator HP-pump Steam-turbin Condenser LP-pump Air compressor Deaerator HP Combustor Fuel compressor Steam-turbine HP-valve valve LP- drum Evaporator #12; F 4 9 7 ¢ D ¡ 2 B@ 9 7 6

  7. Equation (30) should read Equation (E1) should be the same as Equation (38). Accordingly, the inlined

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    van de Walle, Axel

    Equation (30) should read F (T2) T2 = F (T1) T1 + Z 1/T2 1/T1 E d (1/T) Equation (E1) should be the same as Equation (38). Accordingly, the inlined equation just below Equation (E11) should be: ¡ kAB/ kAAkBB - 1 ¢ ¿ 1. To facilitate comparisons, Equation (E14) gives the effective cluster interac- tion using

  8. Black Carbon Concentrations and Diesel Vehicle Emission Factors Derived from Coefficient of Haze Measurements in California: 1967-2003

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    Tast, CynthiaL; Kirchstetter, Thomas W.; Aguiar, Jeffery; Tonse, Shaheen; Novakov, T.; Fairley, David

    2007-11-09

    We have derived ambient black carbon (BC) concentrations and estimated emission factors for on-road diesel vehicles from archived Coefficient of Haze (COH) data that was routinely collected beginning in 1967 at 11 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. COH values are a measure of the attenuation of light by particles collected on a white filter, and available data indicate they are proportional to BC concentrations measured using the conventional aethalometer. Monthly averaged BC concentrations are up to five times greater in winter than summer, and, consequently, so is the population?s exposure to BC. The seasonal cycle in BC concentrations is similar for all Bay Area sites, most likely due to area-wide decreased pollutant dispersion during wintertime. A strong weekly cycle is also evident, with weekend concentrations significantly lower than weekday concentrations, consistent with decreased diesel traffic volume on weekends. The weekly cycle suggests that, in the Bay Area, diesel vehicle emissions are the dominant source of BC aerosol. Despite the continuous increase in diesel fuel consumption in California, annual Bay Area average BC concentrations decreased by a factor of ~;;3 from the late 1960s to the early 2000s. Based on estimated annual BC concentrations, on-road diesel fuel consumption, and recent measurements of on-road diesel vehicle BC emissions, diesel BC emission factors decreased by an order of magnitude over the study period. Reductions in the BC emission factor reflect improved engine technology, emission controls and changes in diesel fuel composition. A new BC monitoring network is needed to continue tracking ambient BC trends because the network of COH monitors has recently been retired.

  9. Black Carbon Concentrations and Diesel Vehicle Emission FactorsDerived from Coefficient of Haze Measurements in California:1967-2003

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    Kirchstetter, Thomas W.; Aguiar, Jeffery; Tonse, Shaheen; Novakov, T.

    2007-10-01

    We have derived ambient black carbon (BC) concentrations and estimated emission factors for on-road diesel vehicles from archived Coefficient of Haze (COH) data that was routinely collected beginning in 1967 at 11 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. COH values are a measure of the attenuation of light by particles collected on a white filter, and available data indicate they are proportional to BC concentrations measured using the conventional aethalometer. Monthly averaged BC concentrations are up to five times greater in winter than summer, and, consequently, so is the population's exposure to BC. The seasonal cycle in BC concentrations is similar for all Bay Area sites, most likely due to area-wide decreased pollutant dispersion during wintertime. A strong weekly cycle is also evident, with weekend concentrations significantly lower than weekday concentrations, consistent with decreased diesel traffic volume on weekends. The weekly cycle suggests that, in the Bay Area, diesel vehicle emissions are the dominant source of BC aerosol. Despite the continuous increase in diesel fuel consumption in California, annual Bay Area average BC concentrations decreased by a factor of {approx}3 from the late 1960s to the early 2000s. Based on estimated annual BC concentrations, on-road diesel fuel consumption, and recent measurements of on-road diesel vehicle BC emissions, diesel BC emission factors decreased by an order of magnitude over the study period. Reductions in the BC emission factor reflect improved engine technology, emission controls and changes in diesel fuel composition. A new BC monitoring network is needed to continue tracking ambient BC trends because the network of COH monitors has recently been retired.

  10. Quantifying sources of black carbon in Western North America using observationally based analysis and an emission tagging technique in the Community Atmosphere Model

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    Zhang, R.; Wang, H.; Hegg, D. A.; Qian, Y.; Doherty, S. J.; Dang, C.; Ma, P.-L.; Rasch, P. J.; Fu, Q.

    2015-05-04

    The Community Atmosphere Model (CAM5), equipped with a technique to tag black carbon (BC) emissions by source regions and types, has been employed to establish source-receptor relationships for atmospheric BC and its deposition to snow over Western North America. The CAM5 simulation was conducted with meteorological fields constrained by reanalysis for year 2013 when measurements of BC in both near-surface air and snow are available for model evaluation. We find that CAM5 has a significant low bias in predicted mixing ratios of BC in snow but only a small low bias in predicted atmospheric concentrations over the Northwest USA andmore »West Canada. Even with a strong low bias in snow mixing ratios, radiative transfer calculations show that the BC-in-snow darkening effect is substantially larger than the BC dimming effect at the surface by atmospheric BC. Local sources contribute more to near-surface atmospheric BC and to deposition than distant sources, while the latter are more important in the middle and upper troposphere where wet removal is relatively weak. Fossil fuel (FF) is the dominant source type for total column BC burden over the two regions. FF is also the dominant local source type for BC column burden, deposition, and near-surface BC, while for all distant source regions combined the contribution of biomass/biofuel (BB) is larger than FF. An observationally based Positive Matrix Factorization (PMF) analysis of the snow-impurity chemistry is conducted to quantitatively evaluate the CAM5 BC source-type attribution. While CAM5 is qualitatively consistent with the PMF analysis with respect to partitioning of BC originating from BB and FF emissions, it significantly underestimates the relative contribution of BB. In addition to a possible low bias in BB emissions used in the simulation, the model is likely missing a significant source of snow darkening from local soil found in the observations.« less

  11. Quantifying sources of black carbon in western North America using observationally based analysis and an emission tagging technique in the Community Atmosphere Model

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    Zhang, R.; Wang, H.; Hegg, D. A.; Qian, Y.; Doherty, S. J.; Dang, C.; Ma, P.-L.; Rasch, P. J.; Fu, Q.

    2015-11-18

    The Community Atmosphere Model (CAM5), equipped with a technique to tag black carbon (BC) emissions by source regions and types, has been employed to establish source–receptor relationships for atmospheric BC and its deposition to snow over western North America. The CAM5 simulation was conducted with meteorological fields constrained by reanalysis for year 2013 when measurements of BC in both near-surface air and snow are available for model evaluation. We find that CAM5 has a significant low bias in predicted mixing ratios of BC in snow but only a small low bias in predicted atmospheric concentrations over northwestern USA and westernmore »Canada. Even with a strong low bias in snow mixing ratios, radiative transfer calculations show that the BC-in-snow darkening effect is substantially larger than the BC dimming effect at the surface by atmospheric BC. Local sources contribute more to near-surface atmospheric BC and to deposition than distant sources, while the latter are more important in the middle and upper troposphere where wet removal is relatively weak. Fossil fuel (FF) is the dominant source type for total column BC burden over the two regions. FF is also the dominant local source type for BC column burden, deposition, and near-surface BC, while for all distant source regions combined the contribution of biomass/biofuel (BB) is larger than FF. An observationally based positive matrix factorization (PMF) analysis of the snow-impurity chemistry is conducted to quantitatively evaluate the CAM5 BC source-type attribution. While CAM5 is qualitatively consistent with the PMF analysis with respect to partitioning of BC originating from BB and FF emissions, it significantly underestimates the relative contribution of BB. In addition to a possible low bias in BB emissions used in the simulation, the model is likely missing a significant source of snow darkening from local soil found in the observations.« less

  12. Introgression of the Ultra-Low Gossypol Cottonseed Trait in Elite Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Cultivars 

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    Jauregui, Rosa Noemi

    2015-05-22

    domesticated 50% 75% 87.5% 93.8% 96.9% 98.4% 99.2% 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% 50.0% 60.0% 70.0% 80.0% 90.0% 100.0% F1 BC1F1 BC2F1 BC3F1 BC4F1 BC5F1 BC6F1 Backcross Method Donor Parent Recurrent Parent 6 independently and are currently... 0.77 million hectares and 1.75 million hectares respectively (Kulkarni et al., 2009). The other two cultivated species, Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense, are allotetraploids (2n = 4x = 52) which originated in the New World...

  13. Molecular evolution of the control region in feliform carnivores 

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    Rice, John Edward

    1996-01-01

    -based phylogenetic analysis was performed using the neighbor- joining tree building method (Saitou and Nei 1987) as implemented in the MEGA program (Kumar et al. 1993). OC BC8 Car1 CL EurF Car2 IBM Eur Jagl IBU Jag2 SER BC5 Fcatus . . . . . . C. . 4...-RATRCRTGCCCTCCCTRAGRCTTCARGGRFIGARGCFIRTAGCCCCRCCRT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C. . . . . . . . T . . . C. . . C T OC BCB Carl CL EurF Car2 IBM Eur Jag1 IBU Jag2 SER BC5 Fcatus 128 CFIGCRCCCARFIGCTGAARTTCTTTCTTRARCTRTTCCTTGCTRATRCCRARRACTRRCCC C. . . . . . C. . . . . C. . . . C. . . . . . . G. . . . . C...

  14. Characterization of Black Carbon Mixing State

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    Sedlacek, Arthur; S, Satheesh; Springston, Stephen

    This measurement characterizes the types of BC emissions that result in near­surface BC­ containing particles in a region that is dominated by biomass and open pit/stove cooking. Specifically, examine three primary BC emission sources: (i) urban setting (e.g., fossil fuel emissions); and (ii) biomass burning. Source (i) are captured at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. Biomass emissions (ii) contains a series of 1­2 day measurement excursions to the rural area surrounding Bangalore.

  15. Designing Industrial DSM Programs that Work 

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    Nadel, S. M.; Jordan, J. A.

    1994-01-01

    successful program is discussed in the sections below. British Colwnbia Hydro Power Smart: Efficient Compressed Air Systems Program. BC Hydro has estimated that up to 50 % of the energy used in an industrial compressed air system can be lost through..., the utility will refund the customer's payment for the leak testing unit. The high participation rate has been attributed by the utility to extensive marketing efforts (Merrill 1992). BC Hydro Power Smart: Motor Rebate Program. BC Hydro's Power Smart...

  16. Journal of Animal Ecology 2006

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    Gillingham, Michael

    British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada, V2N 4Z9; and *Ministry of Environment, 4051 18th Avenue, Prince George, BC, Canada, V2N 1B3 Summary 1. Johnson et al. (Journal of Animal, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada. E-mail: johnsoch@unbc.ca #12;304 C. J. Johnson et al. © 2006

  17. Characterization of Black Carbon Mixing State

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    Sedlacek, Arthur; S, Satheesh; Springston, Stephen

    2013-11-06

    This measurement characterizes the types of BC emissions that result in near­surface BC­ containing particles in a region that is dominated by biomass and open pit/stove cooking. Specifically, examine three primary BC emission sources: (i) urban setting (e.g., fossil fuel emissions); and (ii) biomass burning. Source (i) are captured at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. Biomass emissions (ii) contains a series of 1­2 day measurement excursions to the rural area surrounding Bangalore.

  18. Mechanics, malignancy, and metastasis: The force journey of a tumor cell

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    Kumar, Sanjay; Weaver, Valerie M.

    2009-01-01

    Research Era of Hope grant W81XWH-05-1-330 (BC044791), CIRM grant RS1-00449 and DOE Low Dose Radiation

  19. Boston College Libraries -June 2015 Page 1 of 4

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    Huang, Jianyu

    Research & Instruction Services Reference Desk 617-552-4472 Digital Studio 2-3542 Brandow, Elliot 2-1907 elliot.brandow@bc.edu

  20. Efficient Design of Perfect-Reconstruction Biorthogonal Cosine-Modulated Filter Banks Using Convex Lagrangian

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    Lu, Wu-Sheng

    Tampere University of Technology Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P6 P. O. Box 553, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

  1. Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

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    Dunham-Jones, Ellen; Williamson, June

    2012-01-01

    energy on a commercial corridor Cambie Corridor, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver City Planning Department Amateur photographers protesting for the right to public space

  2. Local Investigation of Femtosecond Laser Induced Dynamics of Water Nanoclusters on Cu(111) Michael Mehlhorn,1

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    Alavi, Ali

    .37.Ef, 68.43.Bc, 82.30.Rs, 82.53.St There is broad interest in supported water-ice and the mechanims

  3. Preparing for Tomorrow's Systems: Manycore Resilience Patterns...

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    Resource Relation: Conference: International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics held July 19-22, 2011 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.; Related Information: Proposed for...

  4. Black Carbon’s Properties and Role in the Environment: A Comprehensive Review

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    Shrestha, Gyami

    2010-01-01

    properties due to differences in origin (vegetation fires or coalproperties and partial oxidation of the surface of soil BC particles for vegetation fire and coal

  5. Microsoft PowerPoint - Recovery Fact Sheet rev4.ppt [Read-Only...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    under current regulatory documents and current prime contracts, allowing work to begin contaminants, remediate soil contamination in in the 100 BC Areas, expandimprove...

  6. National Transportation Stakeholders Forum

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    Nuclear Fuel Grand BC and High-Level Radioactive Waste - Jeff Williams, Director, Nuclear Fuel Storage and Transportation Planning Project, DOEOffice of Nuclear Energy National...

  7. Dynamics of Coulomb correlations in semiconductors in high magnetic fields

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    Fromer, Neil Alan

    2002-01-01

    w o mirrors aligned as a periscope were used to raise the bc m by another set of periscope mirrors. T h e F W M signal

  8. Quantifying sources, transport, deposition, and radiative forcing of black carbon over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau

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    Zhang, Rudong; Wang, Hailong; Qian, Yun; Rasch, Philip J.; Easter, Richard C.; Ma, Po-Lun; Singh, Balwinder; Huang, Jianping; Fu, Qiang

    2015-01-01

    Black carbon (BC)particles over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau (HTP), both airborne and those deposited on snow, have been shown to affect snowmelt and glacier retreat. Since BC over the HTP may originate from a variety of geographical regions and emission sectors, it is essential to quantify the source-receptor relationships of BC in order to understand the contributions of natural and anthropogenic emissions and provide guidance for potential mitigation actions. In this study, we use the Community Atmosphere Model version 5 (CAM5) with a newly developed source tagging technique, nudged towards the MERRA meteorological reanalysis, to characterize the fate of BC particles emitted from various geographical regions and sectors. Evaluated against observations over the HTP and surrounding regions, the model simulation shows a good agreement in the seasonal variation of the near-surface airborne BC concentrations, providing confidence to use this modeling framework for characterizing BC source- receptor relationships. Our analysis shows that the relative contributions from different geographical regions and source sectors depend on seasons and the locations in the HTP. The largest contribution to annual mean BC burden and surface deposition in the entire HTP region is from biofuel and biomass (BB) emissions in South Asia, followed by fossil fuel (FF) emissions from South Asia, then FF from East Asia. The same roles hold for all the seasonal means except for the summer when East Asia FF becomes more important. For finer receptor regions of interest, South Asia BB and FF have the largest impact on BC in Himalayas and Central Tibetan Plateau, while East Asia FF and BB contribute the most to Northeast Plateau in all seasons and Southeast Plateau in the summer. Central Asia and Middle East FF emissions have relatively more important contributions to BC reaching Northwest Plateau, especially in the summer. Although the HTP local emissions only contribute about 10% of BC in the HTP, this contribution is extremely sensitive to changes in the local emissions. Lastly, we show that the annual mean radiative forcing (0.42 W m-2) due to BC in snow outweighs the BC dimming effect-0.3 W m-2)at the surface over the HTP, although the mean BC-in- snow forcing is likely overestimated. We find strong seasonal and sub -region variation with a peak value of 5W m-2 in the spring over Northwest Plateau. The annual mean dust-in-snow forcing is comparable to that of BC over the entire HTP but significantly larger than BC over the North east Plateau. Such a large forcing of BC in snow is sufficient to cause earlier snow melting and potentially contribute to the acceleration of glacier retreat

  9. Device Physics and Recombination in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells

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    Hawks, Steven

    2015-01-01

    of Composition and Thickness Matched SqP and BC Solar Cells.tail recombination in polymer:fullerene organic solar cellsSolar Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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    an enabling agreement that provides flexibility to the Parties while allowing BC Hydro to create the space needed to reduce likelihood of spill at Mica during their unit...

  11. Device Physics and Recombination in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells

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    Hawks, Steven

    2015-01-01

    of Composition and Thickness Matched SqP and BC Solar Cells.Solar Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .tail recombination in polymer:fullerene organic solar cells

  12. Controlling the Morphology of Polymer and Fullerene Blends in Organic Photovoltaics Through Sequential Processing and Self-Assembly

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    Aguirre, Jordan C.

    2015-01-01

    49 The Solar Cell Performance of Matched BC and Sequentiallyof Conjugated Polymer-Based Solar Cells: Time-resolvedof Matched Polymer:Fullerene Solar Cells Made by Solution-

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    agreement (Agreement) between the BC Hydro and Power uthority (BCH) and the Bonneville Power Administration (BP A), jointly the Parties, which BA for accounting purposes is...

  14. Pyramid Age: Huni to Radjedef

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    Bussmann, Richard

    2015-01-01

    archaeology in ancient Egypt: The third millennium B.C. ,the Oxford Expedition to Egypt. References Alexanian, Nicolewritten culture in ancient Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University

  15. World Port Institutions and Productivity: Roles of Ownership, Corporate Structure, and Inter-port Competition

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    Cheon, SangHyun

    2007-01-01

    Havre, France Barcelona, Spain Tacoma, US Cristobal, Panamain northwestern America (e.g. Tacoma, Seattle, Vancouver)Osaka Oakland Port Klang Tacoma Vancouver BC Montreal

  16. Device Physics and Recombination in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells

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    Hawks, Steven

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    Solar Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .tail recombination in polymer:fullerene organic solar cellsof Composition and Thickness Matched SqP and BC Solar Cells.

  17. Modelled Black Carbon Radiative Forcing and Atmospheric Lifetime...

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    AeroCom Phase II Constrained by Aircraft Observations Black carbon (BC) aerosols absorb solar radiation, and are generally held to exacerbate global warming through exerting a...

  18. Intravascular photoacoustic imaging at 35 and 80 MHz

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    Li, Xiang; Wei, Wei; Zhou, Qifa; Shung, K. Kirk; Chen, Zhongping

    2012-01-01

    Li Wei Wei Qifa Zhou K. Kirk Shung Zhongping Chen Journal ofWei, b,c* Qifa Zhou, a K. Kirk Shung, a and Zhongping Chen

  19. Modeling Population Exposures to Pollutants Emitted from Natural Gas Cooking Burners

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    Lobscheid, Agnes

    2012-01-01

    BC et al. (2009). Natural Gas Variability in California:to Pollutants  Emitted from Natural Gas Cooking Burners  Pollutants Emitted from Natural Gas Cooking Burners Agnes B.

  20. Device Physics and Recombination in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells

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    Hawks, Steven

    2015-01-01

    Extracting Power from a Solartail recombination in polymer:fullerene organic solar cellsof Composition and Thickness Matched SqP and BC Solar Cells.

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    Energy Reports: Three Year Review December 2011 call presentation - Cape Light Compact Smart Home Energy Monitoring Pilot October 2011 call presentation - BC Hydro's Behavior...

  2. Affinofile profiling: How efficiency of CD4/CCR5 usage impacts the biological and pathogenic phenotype of HIV

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    phenotype of HIV Kelechi Chikere a , Tom Chou b,c , Paul R. Gorry d,e,f , Benhur Lee a,c,g,n a Department

  3. Geochemical and Taphonomic Analysis of Very Well-Preserved Late-Middle Cambrian Lingulid Brachiopods From Laurentia

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    shell bed formation and paleoecology. Revisita Brasileria dePaleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 256, Gill, B.C. , Lyons,Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 326-328, 66-67 Kowalewski,

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    License Amendment Request for Storing Exelon Sister Nuclear Stations Class BC LLRW in the LaSalle Station Interim Radwaste Storage Facility - 13620 Citation Details In-Document...

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    Study Guide Timeline. Euclid's five axioms (300 BC); From Proclus (400AD) belief that the fifth axiom is derivable from the first four; Saccheri (17th century): ...

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    View kicks off 2014, meet the 14 freshest faces to join the Residential Network: BC Hydro; California Energy Commission; District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility;...

  7. Extension Note Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology ~ Pedology ~ Silviculture ~ Wildlife

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    Extension Note Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology ~ Pedology Rd., Black Creek, BC, V9J 1G4 #12;Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology

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  9. Extension Note Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology ~ Pedology ~ Silviculture ~ Wildlife

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    Extension Note Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology ~ Pedology, BC, V9J 1G4 #12;Research Disciplines: Ecology ~ Geology ~ Geomorphology ~ Hydrology ~ Pedology

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    ), Prince George (2011), Prince Rupert-Port Edward (2011), Quesnel (2011), Sidney (2007), Sooke (2007; BC Interior; Kelowna; Nanaimo; Port Alberni; Prince George; Prince Rupert; Port Edward; Quesnel

  11. BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting authors, nonprofit publishers, academic institutions, research libraries, and research funders in the common goal of maximizing access to critical research.

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    Gillingham, Michael

    . of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada. ­ D. Picot and H

  12. Introduction The studyof food intakeis centralto understandinga herbi-

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    Gillingham, Michael

    Studies,University of Northern BritishColumbia,3333 UniversityWay, PrinceGeorge, BC V2N 429, Canada. T.A. Hanley. USDA Forest

  13. Random acts of weevil: A spatial analysis of Hylobius warreni attack on Pinus contorta var. latifolia in the sub-boreal spruce

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    Gillingham, Michael

    University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9 Received 27 July 2005; received in revised form 3 December

  14. A site index model for lodgepole pine in British Columbia Adrian Batho, Oscar Garcia

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    García, Oscar

    of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9 Abstract A height growth

  15. UNEDITED PREPRINT Building a dynamic growth model for trembling

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    García, Oscar

    ´ia.1 University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9. 1

  16. The Role of Circulation Features on Black Carbon Transport into...

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    significantly different AO modulation of BC transport over Northeast Asia and Eastern Europe. Nevertheless, we find that the overall climatological circulation patterns simulated...

  17. Using an Explicit Emission Tagging Method in Global Modeling of Source-Receptor Relationships for Black Carbon in the Arctic: Variations, Sources and Transport Pathways

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    Wang, Hailong; Rasch, Philip J.; Easter, Richard C.; Singh, Balwinder; Zhang, Rudong; Ma, Po-Lun; Qian, Yun; Ghan, Steven J.; Beagley, Nathaniel

    2014-11-27

    We introduce an explicit emission tagging technique in the Community Atmosphere Model to quantify source-region-resolved characteristics of black carbon (BC), focusing on the Arctic. Explicit tagging of BC source regions without perturbing the emissions makes it straightforward to establish source-receptor relationships and transport pathways, providing a physically consistent and computationally efficient approach to produce a detailed characterization of the destiny of regional BC emissions and the potential for mitigation actions. Our analysis shows that the contributions of major source regions to the global BC burden are not proportional to the respective emissions due to strong region-dependent removal rates and lifetimes, while the contributions to BC direct radiative forcing show a near-linear dependence on their respective contributions to the burden. Distant sources contribute to BC in remote regions mostly in the mid- and upper troposphere, having much less impact on lower-level concentrations (and deposition) than on burden. Arctic BC concentrations, deposition and source contributions all have strong seasonal variations. Eastern Asia contributes the most to the wintertime Arctic burden. Northern Europe emissions are more important to both surface concentration and deposition in winter than in summer. The largest contribution to Arctic BC in the summer is from Northern Asia. Although local emissions contribute less than 10% to the annual mean BC burden and deposition within the Arctic, the per-emission efficiency is much higher than for major non-Arctic sources. The interannual variability (1996-2005) due to meteorology is small in annual mean BC burden and radiative forcing but is significant in yearly seasonal means over the Arctic. When a slow aging treatment of BC is introduced, the increase of BC lifetime and burden is source-dependent. Global BC forcing-per-burden efficiency also increases primarily due to changes in BC vertical distributions. The relative contribution from major non-Arctic sources to the Arctic BC burden increases only slightly, although the contribution of Arctic local sources is reduced by a factor of 2 due to the slow aging treatment.

  18. Carbonaceous aerosols recorded in a southeastern Tibetan glacier: analysis of temporal variations and model estimates of sources and radiative forcing

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    Wang, Mo; Xu, B.; Cao, J.; Tie, X.; Wang, Hailong; Zhang, Rudong; Qian, Yun; Rasch, Philip J.; Zhao, Shuyu; Wu, Guangjian; et al

    2015-02-02

    High temporal resolution measurements of black carbon (BC) and organic carbon (OC) covering the time period of 1956–2006 in an ice core over the southeastern Tibetan Plateau show a distinct seasonal dependence of BC and OC with higher respective concentrations but a lower OC / BC ratio in the non-monsoon season than during the summer monsoon. We use a global aerosol-climate model, in which BC emitted from different source regions can be explicitly tracked, to quantify BC source–receptor relationships between four Asian source regions and the southeastern Tibetan Plateau as a receptor. The model results show that South Asia hasmore »the largest contribution to the present-day (1996–2005) mean BC deposition at the ice-core drilling site during the non-monsoon season (October to May) (81%) and all year round (74%), followed by East Asia (14% to the non-monsoon mean and 21% to the annual mean). The ice-core record also indicates stable and relatively low BC and OC deposition fluxes from the late 1950s to 1980, followed by an overall increase to recent years. This trend is consistent with the BC and OC emission inventories and the fuel consumption of South Asia (as the primary contributor to annual mean BC deposition). Moreover, the increasing trend of the OC / BC ratio since the early 1990s indicates a growing contribution of coal combustion and/or biomass burning to the emissions. The estimated radiative forcing induced by BC and OC impurities in snow has increased since 1980, suggesting an increasing potential influence of carbonaceous aerosols on the Tibetan glacier melting and the availability of water resources in the surrounding regions. Our study indicates that more attention to OC is merited because of its non-negligible light absorption and the recent rapid increases evident in the ice-core record.« less

  19. Carbonaceous aerosols recorded in a southeastern Tibetan glacier: analysis of temporal variations and model estimates of sources and radiative forcing

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    Wang, Mo; Xu, B.; Cao, J.; Tie, X.; Wang, Hailong; Zhang, Rudong; Qian, Yun; Rasch, Philip J.; Zhao, Shuyu; Wu, Guangjian; Zhao, Huabiao; Joswiak, Daniel R.; Li, Jiule; Xie, Ying

    2015-01-01

    High temporal resolution measurements of black carbon (BC) and organic carbon (OC) covering the time period of 1956–2006 in an ice core over the southeastern Tibetan Plateau show a distinct seasonal dependence of BC and OC with higher respective concentrations but a lower OC / BC ratio in the non-monsoon season than during the summer monsoon. We use a global aerosol-climate model, in which BC emitted from different source regions can be explicitly tracked, to quantify BC source–receptor relationships between four Asian source regions and the southeastern Tibetan Plateau as a receptor. The model results show that South Asia has the largest contribution to the present-day (1996–2005) mean BC deposition at the ice-core drilling site during the non-monsoon season (October to May) (81%) and all year round (74%), followed by East Asia (14% to the non-monsoon mean and 21% to the annual mean). The ice-core record also indicates stable and relatively low BC and OC deposition fluxes from the late 1950s to 1980, followed by an overall increase to recent years. This trend is consistent with the BC and OC emission inventories and the fuel consumption of South Asia (as the primary contributor to annual mean BC deposition). Moreover, the increasing trend of the OC / BC ratio since the early 1990s indicates a growing contribution of coal combustion and/or biomass burning to the emissions. The estimated radiative forcing induced by BC and OC impurities in snow has increased since 1980, suggesting an increasing potential influence of carbonaceous aerosols on the Tibetan glacier melting and the availability of water resources in the surrounding regions. Our study indicates that more attention to OC is merited because of its non-negligible light absorption and the recent rapid increases evident in the ice-core record.

  20. BorderasBorderas,, T.F.T.F.1, 2, 31, 2, 3, Rushen, J., Rushen, J. 1, 21, 2, von Keyserlingk M.A.G., von Keyserlingk M.A.G. 22, and, and de Passill A.M.B.de Passill A.M.B.1, 21, 2 11 PacificPacific AgriAgri--Food Research Centre, Agassiz, BC, Canada.Food R

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    DPAA. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana ­­ Xochimilco, MexicoXochimilco, Mexico Changes in feeding behavior

  1. POPULATION STRUCTURE IN THREE SPECIES OF CO-DISTRIBUTED SALMONID FISHES IN THE PEACE RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES NEAR A MAJOR PROPOSED

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    Taylor, Eric B. "Rick"

    AND TRIBUTARIES NEAR A MAJOR PROPOSED HYDROELECTRIC DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHEASTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA E. B Biodiversity Museum, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Canada b BC Hydro and Power Authority and currently has two major hydroelectric projects, and a third one (`Site C') is proposed. Three co

  2. A Note on Query Order: Solving the Missing Case Harald Hempel \\Lambda

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    . This solves a problem left open by previous papers in that area [HHH98a, BC]. Our results shed new light to cases that already have been considered in the literature, [HHH98a, BC], the query rounds can in the polynomial hierarchy has been studied for the first time by Hemaspaandra, Hemaspaandra, and Hempel [HHH98a

  3. Electric Utility Industrial DSM and M&V Program 

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    Lau, K. P. K.

    2008-01-01

    BC Hydro is an electric utility with a service area covering over 95% of the province of British Columbia in Canada. Power Smart is BC Hydro’s demand-side-management (DSM) division. Power Smart develops, operates and manages various DSM programs...

  4. MEDIA RELEASE 10 May 2011

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    Pedersen, Tom

    MEDIA RELEASE 10 May 2011 Major funding boost for BC-led climate change research The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is pleased to announce $1.8 million in new funding for British: · determining the next best steps for BC's groundbreaking Carbon Tax · using solar energy to turn the greenhouse

  5. DEADLINE FOR UPDATING COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTORY INFORMATION The deadline to verify or change information for the 2015-2016 Communications Directory is

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    Huang, Jianyu

    information for the 2015-2016 Communications Directory is 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 22. This includes employee://agora.bc.edu/bcdirectory/public.lookup , for individuals, https://agora.bc.edu/directory/departments/directory.html , for department All employees's departmental phone number will be displayed in all directory services. Employees assigned to departments

  6. Sorghum introgression breeding utilizing S. macrospermum 

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    Kuhlman, Leslie Charles

    2009-05-15

    introgression. BC2F1 plants carried between 0-18.5% S. macrospermum introgression; in total 26% of the S. macrospermum genome was detected in the BC2 generation. Three types of introgression germplasm were created: alien addition lines; alien substitution...

  7. WATER QUALITY IN THE FRASER RIVER ESTUARY JANUARY, 1993 TO MARCH, 1994

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    #12;WATER QUALITY IN THE FRASER RIVER ESTUARY JANUARY, 1993 TO MARCH, 1994 TECHNICAL REPORT SERIES Consultants Ltd., Victoria, B.C. 2 EnviroEd Consultants Ltd., Victoria, B.C. for FREMP Water Quality Waste- Water quality in the Fraser River Estuary, January 1993 to March 1994 (Technical report series ; WQM 94

  8. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 18811896, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/1881/2014/

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    the ships encountered were predominately operating on high-sulphur fuels (average fuel sulphur content of 1 emissions from in-use ships: a California regional assessment G. M. Buffaloe1, D. A. Lack2,3, E. J. Williams: 18 February 2014 Abstract. Black carbon (BC) mass emission factors (EFBC; g BC (kg fuel)-1) from

  9. ORIGINAL PAPER Long-term black carbon dynamics in cultivated soil

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    Lehmann, Johannes

    the term BC is used to describe the residual product from incomplete combustion of biomass either by land XPS Introduction Black carbon (BC) is a C-rich organic material derived from incomplete combustion climate change largely through anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide originat- ing from fossil fuel

  10. Black Carbon Radiative Forcing over the Tibetan Plateau

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    He, Cenlin; Li, Qinbin; Liou, K. N.; Takano, Y.; Gu, Yu; Qi, L.; Mao, Yuhao; Leung, Lai-Yung R.

    2014-11-28

    We estimate the snow albedo forcing and direct radiative forcing (DRF) of black carbon (BC) in the Tibetan Plateau using a global chemical transport model in conjunction with a stochastic snow model and a radiative transfer model. Our best estimate of the annual BC snow albedo forcing in the Plateau is 2.9 W m-2 (uncertainty: 1.5–5.0 W m-226 ). We find that BC-snow internal mixing increases the albedo forcing by 40-60% compared with external mixing and coated BC increases the forcing by 30-50% compared with uncoated BC, whereas Koch snowflakes reduce the forcing by 20-40% relative to spherical snow grains. Our best estimate of the annual BC DRF at the top of the atmosphere is 2.3 W m-2 (uncertainty: 0.7–4.3 W m-230 ) in the Plateau after scaling the modeled BC absorption optical depth to Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) observations. The BC forcings are attributed to emissions from different regions.

  11. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 10171027, 2008 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/8/1017/2008/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    the measured BC concentra- tions most were traffic, wind speed and mixing height. On weekdays, traffic had clearly the most important influence before the wind speed and on weekends the effect of wind speed heating, traffic and power plants. In traffic, especially diesel engines are known to emit BC (e.g. Wat

  12. PublicationsmailagreementNo.40014024 Bright minds and

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    Victoria, University of

    @uvic.ca CLEAN ENERGY FutureGrid forum outlines BC's energy options Climate change is expected to boost the performance of BC Hydro's main reservoirs through increased water flows, and smart-grid technology promises sterilized animals, to be limited to areas within Ring Road. Keep up to date on the issue at http

  13. THE MATHEMATICS OF PLANET EARTH

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    Baez, John

    this revolution, from 10,000 to 5,000 BC, we began to systematically exploit solar power by planting crops. #12? The answer is that virtually all of us are now convinced that global warming poses a clear and present danger Revolution. During this revolution, from 10,000 to 5,000 BC, we began to systematically exploit solar power

  14. TECHNICAL POLLUTION PREVENTION GUIDE FOR THE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE

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    #12;TECHNICAL POLLUTION PREVENTION GUIDE FOR THE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PROCESSING INDUSTRY Pollution Abatement North Vancouver, B.C. Prepared by: PBK Engineering Ltd. Vancouver, B.C. September 1996 Plan through its Fraser Pollution Abatement Office. Environment Canada is not responsible

  15. Supporting Information A Hybrid Microbial Fuel Cell Membrane Bioreactor with a Conductive

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    Pa for BC reactor), Qx is the permeate flow (45 mL/h) and p is the efficiency of the pump (75%). This value is equivalent to 0.0034 kWh/m3 . REFERENCE (1) Judd, S., Judd, C. The MBR Book: Principles and Applications; 3 Figure S1. Polarization behavior of BC reactor after biocathode was replaced with a new

  16. Make Music with The Boston College Chamber Music Society!

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    Huang, Jianyu

    Make Music with The Boston College Chamber Music Society! The BC Chamber Music Society is the umbrella organization for most small ensembles based in the Music Department, and includes instrumentalists to provide music for various university functions. All members of the BC community are welcome to audition

  17. Supporting Technology for Enhanced Oil Recovery-EOR Thermal Processes Report IV-12

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    Izequeido, Alexandor

    2001-04-01

    This report contains the results of efforts under the six tasks of the Ninth Amendment and Extension of Annex IV, Enhanced Oil Recovery Thermal Processes of the Venezuela/USA Agreement. The report is presented in sections (for each of the 6 tasks) and each section contains one or more reports prepared by various individuals or groups describing the results of efforts under each of the tasks. A statement of each task, taken from the agreement, is presented on the first page of each section. The tasks are numbered 62 through 67. The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eight, and ninth reports on Annex IV, [Venezuela MEM/USA-DOE Fossil Energy Report IV-1, IV-2, IV-3, IV-4, IV-5, IV-6, IV-7, and IV-8 (DOE/BETC/SP-83/15, DOE/BC-84/6/SP, DOE/BC-86/2/SP, DOE/BC-87/2/SP, DOE/BC-89/1/SP, DOE/BC-90/1/SP) DOE/BC-92/1/SP, DOE/BC-93/3/SP, and DOE/BC-95/3/SP] contain the results from the first 61 tasks. Those reports are dated April 1983, August 1984, March 1986, July 1! 987, November 1988, December 1989, October 1991, February 1993, and March 1995 respectively.

  18. HumanWildlife Interactions 4(2):293303, Fall 2010 Improved methods for deterring cliff

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    -friction plastic sheeting (PTFE, commonly called by its trade name, Teflon® ) and silicone-based paint for bridge not successfully complete any nests on PTFE. In 2008, PTFE+BC treatment significantly reduced nesting compared with no treatment, although some nests were completed at PTFE and PTFE+BC sites on the bare concrete next

  19. Black carbon aerosols and the third polar ice cap

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    Menon, Surabi; Koch, Dorothy; Beig, Gufran; Sahu, Saroj; Fasullo, John; Orlikowski, Daniel

    2010-04-15

    Recent thinning of glaciers over the Himalayas (sometimes referred to as the third polar region) have raised concern on future water supplies since these glaciers supply water to large river systems that support millions of people inhabiting the surrounding areas. Black carbon (BC) aerosols, released from incomplete combustion, have been increasingly implicated as causing large changes in the hydrology and radiative forcing over Asia and its deposition on snow is thought to increase snow melt. In India BC emissions from biofuel combustion is highly prevalent and compared to other regions, BC aerosol amounts are high. Here, we quantify the impact of BC aerosols on snow cover and precipitation from 1990 to 2010 over the Indian subcontinental region using two different BC emission inventories. New estimates indicate that Indian BC emissions from coal and biofuel are large and transport is expected to expand rapidly in coming years. We show that over the Himalayas, from 1990 to 2000, simulated snow/ice cover decreases by {approx}0.9% due to aerosols. The contribution of the enhanced Indian BC to this decline is {approx}36%, similar to that simulated for 2000 to 2010. Spatial patterns of modeled changes in snow cover and precipitation are similar to observations (from 1990 to 2000), and are mainly obtained with the newer BC estimates.

  20. Rick Perley 17 July 2004

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    Ellingson, Steven W.

    Rick Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 Penticton BC 1 The Effect of Strong RFI on Astronomical Imaging Arrays Rick Perley, Bob Hayward National Radio Astronomy Observatory #12;Rick Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 in signal processing chain is needed. #12;Rick Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 Penticton BC 3 But What If

  1. Rick Perley 17 July 2004

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    Ellingson, Steven W.

    Rick Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 Penticton BC 1 Suppression of Self-Generated RFI for the EVLA Jenkins, and many others) National Radio Astronomy Observatory #12;Rick Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 Perley 17 July 2004 RFI2004 Penticton BC 3 Harmful Levels · RFI is considered harmful if its PFD, Fh

  2. PROCESSING OF BLACK CARBON IN THE MIXED SACRAMENTO URBAN-BIOGENIC ENVIRONMENT

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    PROCESSING OF BLACK CARBON IN THE MIXED SACRAMENTO URBAN-BIOGENIC ENVIRONMENT Sedlacek III, A. J Contract No. DE-AC02-98CH10886 BNL-94426-2010-AB #12;Processing of Black Carbon in the Mixed Sacramento absorbing properties of the Sacramento BC emissions. Towards this end, the degree of BC coating

  3. Becoming Mark Antony: A Metabiographical Study of Characterization and Reception

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    Lessie, Alexander James

    2015-01-01

    Val. Max. 9.8.2 and Plutarch Caes. 38 and Moralia 319B-C. 46Lucan BC 5.497-677, and Suetonius Caes. 58.2. ascertain whythe deaths of Julius Caesar (Caes. 66) and Cicero (Cic. 48-

  4. Study: Among Street-Involved Youth, Women Twice as Likely to be Infected with Hepatitis C

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    Kavanagh, Karen L.

    Study: Among Street-Involved Youth, Women Twice as Likely to be Infected with Hepatitis C Vancouver the hepatitis C virus (HCV), according to a new study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC surveillance data, on a national scale, men have higher rates of hepatitis C diagnosis than women (36.8 per 100

  5. LAND USE AND WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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    #12;LAND USE AND WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN THE BRIDGE CREEK BASIN Prepared for: Water Quality Branch Environmental Protection Dept. BC Environment Victoria, B.C. and Fraser Pollution Abatement Office ..................................................... WATER QUALITY OF UNDISTURBED AREAS ....................... LAND USE EFFECTS ON WATER QUALITY

  6. INV. Winter, 2009 UPD February 13, 2015 1

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    /0/2004 - New views of our sun: cool to hot (bc) - National Geographic Society G/3180/0/2006 - 8 planets at forces that shape the desert planet (2 copies) (bc) - National Geographic 3182/M3/35000/1962 1

  7. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL AND ANALYTICAL METHODS IN GEOMECHANICS Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech. 2009; 33:285308

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    Peirce, Anthony

    and Eduard Siebrits3 1Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 2 of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. E-mail: peirce@math.ubc.ca Copyright q. In the petroleum industry, hydraulic fractures are deliberately created in oil and gas reservoirs to substantially

  8. MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

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    extinction of solar radiation. A three-dimensional interactive aerosol-climate model has been used to study, and the economic and social implications of policy alternatives. Titles in the Report Series to date are listed the climatic impact of BC. The interannual variations of BC solar forcing derived from 20-year transient

  9. Energy Security in Nova Scotia Larry Hughes

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    Hughes, Larry

    ;Energy security: Examples · UK: ­ North Sea oil and natural gas have peaked ­ Relying on Russia (pipeline.3% Coal 25.1% Natural gas 20.9% Biomass 10.6% Nuclear 6.5% Hydro 2.2% Other 0.4% · Energy: ­ Over 98, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland · Natural gas: ­ B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Frontier · Coal: ­ B.C., Alberta, Nova

  10. Prepared for Outlook 2020

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    Northern British Columbia: A Vision for Prosperity Prepared for Outlook 2020: Shaping BC Trust #12;2 Northern British Columbia's Vision for Prosperity Outlook 2020: Shaping BC's Economic and the emerging bio-energy industry..................................... 15 2.2 Mining, oil and gas

  11. Atmospheric Environment 38 (2004) 41554163 Black carbon emissions in the United Kingdom during the

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    2004-01-01

    that exceeds the decline in official estimates of BC emissions based only on amount of fuel use and mostly-dependent ``technology factor'' that must multiply the rate of fossil fuel use. Current ambient BC amounts in Great. Soot is a particle-phase product of incomplete combus- tion of carbon containing fuels. Its main

  12. TRANSCONTINENTAL PRINTING INC.: FULL SCALE DEMONSTRATION OF A

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    #12;TRANSCONTINENTAL PRINTING INC.: FULL SCALE DEMONSTRATION OF A TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE Prevention Section Environment Canada 224 West Esplanade North Vancouver, B.C. V7M 3H7 #12;Transcontinental at the Transcontinental Printing facility in Delta, BC. At the time of writing, Transcontinental was the only printing

  13. EFFLUENT DISPERSION FROM THE LANSDOWNE ROAD

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    Esplanade North Vancouver, B.C. V7M 3H7 and City of Prince George 505 Fourth Avenue Prince George, B.C. V2L- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This project was jointly funded by the City of Prince George and Environment Canada through plume delineation study was carried out at the Prince George Lansdowne Road Wastewater Treatment Centre

  14. A biologically-consistent stand growth model for loblolly pine in the Piedmont physiographic region, USA

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    García, Oscar

    . Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9. Canada bDepartment of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9. Email garcia@unbc.ca. Tel. 1(250)960-5005. Fax 1

  15. INV. Spring, 2009 UPD Feb-15 1

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    ) - Petroleum Economist Limited 4401/N3/-/1994 - Energy map of Latin America - Petroleum Economist Ltd. G/4401/N3/0/2000 - Energy & power map of Latin America (bc) - Petroleum Economist Ltd. G/4401/N3/0/2001 - Energy & power map of Latin America (bc) - Petroleum Economist Ltd. #12;INV. Spring, 2009 UPD Feb-15 2 G

  16. Supporting technology for enhanced oil recovery for thermal processes

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    Reid, T.B.; Bolivar, J.

    1997-12-01

    This report contains the results of efforts under the six tasks of the Ninth Amendment and Extension of Annex IV, Enhanced Oil Recovery Thermal Processes of the Venezuela/USA Agreement. The report is presented in sections (for each of the 6 tasks) and each section contains one or more reports prepared by various individuals or groups describing the results of efforts under each of the tasks. A statement of each task, taken from the agreement, is presented on the first page of each section. The tasks are numbered 62 through 67. The first, second, third, fourth fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth reports on Annex IV, [Venezuela MEM/USA-DOE Fossil Energy Report IV-1, IV-2, IV-3, IV-4, IV-5, IV-6, IV-7, and IV-8 (DOE/BETC/SP-83/15, DOE/BC-84/6/SP, DOE/BC-86/2/SP, DOE/BC-87/2/SP, DOE/BC-90/1/SP, DOE/BC-90/1/SP) (DOE/BC-92/1/SP, DOE/BC-93/3/SP, and DOE/BC-95/3/SP)] contain the results from the first 61 tasks. Those reports are dated April 1983, August 1984, March 1986, July 1987, November 1988, October 1991, February 1993, and March 1995 respectively.

  17. Introgression from Gossypium mustelinum and G. tomentosum into upland cotton, G. hirusutum 

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    Gardunia, Brian Wayne

    2009-05-15

    To increase genetic diversity with elite upland cotton, introgression populations with wild species of cotton, Gossypium mustelinum and G. tomentosum, were created. To accomplish this objective, F1, F2, BC1F1, and BC1F2 generations were developed...

  18. Open Boundary Conditions for Dissipative MHD

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    Meier, E T

    2011-11-10

    In modeling magnetic confinement, astrophysics, and plasma propulsion, representing the entire physical domain is often difficult or impossible, and artificial, or 'open' boundaries are appropriate. A novel open boundary condition (BC) for dissipative MHD, called Lacuna-based open BC (LOBC), is presented. LOBC, based on the idea of lacuna-based truncation originally presented by V.S. Ryaben'kii and S.V. Tsynkov, provide truncation with low numerical noise and minimal reflections. For hyperbolic systems, characteristic-based BC (CBC) exist for separating the solution into outgoing and incoming parts. In the hyperbolic-parabolic dissipative MHD system, such separation is not possible, and CBC are numerically unstable. LOBC are applied in dissipative MHD test problems including a translating FRC, and coaxial-electrode plasma acceleration. Solution quality is compared to solutions using CBC and zero-normal derivative BC. LOBC are a promising new open BC option for dissipative MHD.

  19. Sources of black carbon aerosols in South Asia and surrounding regions during the Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, Gases and Radiation Budget (ICARB)

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    Kumar, R.; Barth, M. C.; Nair, V. S.; Pfister, G. G.; Suresh Babu, S.; Satheesh, S. K.; Moorthy, K. Krishna; Carmichael, G. R.; Lu, Z.; Streets, D. G.

    2015-05-19

    This study examines differences in the surface black carbon (BC) aerosol loading between the Bay of Bengal (BoB) and the Arabian Sea (AS) and identifies dominant sources of BC in South Asia and surrounding regions during March–May 2006 (Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, Gases and Radiation Budget, ICARB) period. A total of 13 BC tracers are introduced in the Weather Research and Forecasting Model coupled with Chemistry to address these objectives. The model reproduced the temporal and spatial variability of BC distribution observed over the AS and the BoB during the ICARB ship cruise and captured spatial variability at the inlandmore »sites. In general, the model underestimates the observed BC mass concentrations. However, the model–observation discrepancy in this study is smaller compared to previous studies. Model results show that ICARB measurements were fairly well representative of the AS and the BoB during the pre-monsoon season. Elevated BC mass concentrations in the BoB are due to 5 times stronger influence of anthropogenic emissions on the BoB compared to the AS. Biomass burning in Burma also affects the BoB much more strongly than the AS. Results show that anthropogenic and biomass burning emissions, respectively, accounted for 60 and 37% of the average ± standard deviation (representing spatial and temporal variability) BC mass concentration (1341 ± 2353 ng m-3) in South Asia. BC emissions from residential (61%) and industrial (23%) sectors are the major anthropogenic sources, except in the Himalayas where vehicular emissions dominate. We find that regional-scale transport of anthropogenic emissions contributes up to 25% of BC mass concentrations in western and eastern India, suggesting that surface BC mass concentrations cannot be linked directly to the local emissions in different regions of South Asia.« less

  20. Linearity of Climate Response to Increases in Black Carbon Aerosols

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    Mahajan, Salil [ORNL; Evans, Katherine J [ORNL; Hack, James J [ORNL; Truesdale, John [National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

    2013-01-01

    The impact of absorbing aerosols on global climate are not completely understood. Here, we present results of idealized experiments conducted with the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM4) coupled to a slab ocean model (CAM4-SOM) to simulate the climate response to increases in tropospheric black carbon aerosols (BC) by direct and semi-direct effects. CAM4-SOM was forced with 0, 1x, 2x, 5x and 10x an estimate of the present day concentration of BC while maintaining their estimated present day global spatial and vertical distribution. The top of the atmosphere (TOA) radiative forcing of BC in these experiments is positive (warming) and increases linearly as the BC burden increases. The total semi-direct effect for the 1x experiment is positive but becomes increasingly negative for higher BC concentrations. The global average surface temperature response is found to be a linear function of the TOA radiative forcing. The climate sensitivity to BC from these experiments is estimated to be 0.42 K $\\textnormal W^{-1} m^{2}$ when the semi-direct effects are accounted for and 0.22 K $\\textnormal W^{-1} m^{2}$ with only the direct effects considered. Global average precipitation decreases linearly as BC increases, with a precipitation sensitivity to atmospheric absorption of 0.4 $\\%$ $\\textnormal W^{-1} \\textnormal m^{2}$ . The hemispheric asymmetry of BC also causes an increase in southward cross-equatorial heat transport and a resulting northward shift of the inter-tropical convergence zone in the simulations at a rate of 4$^{\\circ}$N $\\textnormal PW^{-1}$. Global average mid- and high-level clouds decrease, whereas the low-level clouds increase linearly with BC. The increase in marine stratocumulus cloud fraction over the south tropical Atlantic is caused by increased BC-induced diabatic heating of the free troposphere.

  1. THE MULTIWAVELENGTH SURVEY BY YALE-CHILE (MUSYC): DEEP MEDIUM-BAND OPTICAL IMAGING AND HIGH-QUALITY 32-BAND PHOTOMETRIC REDSHIFTS IN THE ECDF-S

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    Cardamone, Carolin N.; Van Dokkum, Pieter G.; Urry, C. Megan; Brammer, Gabriel [Department of Astronomy, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 (United States); Taniguchi, Yoshi [Research Center for Space and Cosmic Evolution, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 2-5, Matsuyama 790-8577 (Japan); Gawiser, Eric; Bond, Nicholas [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019 (United States); Taylor, Edward; Damen, Maaike [Sterrewacht Leiden, Leiden University, NL-2300 RA Leiden (Netherlands); Treister, Ezequiel [Institute for Astronomy, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822 (United States); Cobb, Bethany E. [Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3411 (United States); Schawinski, Kevin [Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208121, New Haven, CT 06520 (United States); Lira, Paulina [Departamento de Astronoma, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 36-D, Santiago (Chile); Murayama, Takashi [Astronomical Institute, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Aramaki, Aoba, Sendai 980-8578 (Japan); Saito, Tomoki [Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583 (Japan); Sumikawa, Kentaro, E-mail: carolin.cardamone@astro.yale.ed [Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho, Matsuyama 790-8577 (Japan)

    2010-08-15

    We present deep optical 18-medium-band photometry from the Subaru telescope over the {approx}30' x 30' Extended Chandra Deep Field-South, as part of the Multiwavelength Survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC). This field has a wealth of ground- and space-based ancillary data, and contains the GOODS-South field and the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. We combine the Subaru imaging with existing UBVRIzJHK and Spitzer IRAC images to create a uniform catalog. Detecting sources in the MUSYC 'BVR' image we find {approx}40,000 galaxies with R {sub AB} < 25.3, the median 5{sigma} limit of the 18 medium bands. Photometric redshifts are determined using the EAzY code and compared to {approx}2000 spectroscopic redshifts in this field. The medium-band filters provide very accurate redshifts for the (bright) subset of galaxies with spectroscopic redshifts, particularly at 0.1 < z < 1.2 and at z {approx}> 3.5. For 0.1 < z < 1.2, we find a 1{sigma} scatter in {Delta}z/(1 + z) of 0.007, similar to results obtained with a similar filter set in the COSMOS field. As a demonstration of the data quality, we show that the red sequence and blue cloud can be cleanly identified in rest-frame color-magnitude diagrams at 0.1 < z < 1.2. We find that {approx}20% of the red sequence galaxies show evidence of dust emission at longer rest-frame wavelengths. The reduced images, photometric catalog, and photometric redshifts are provided through the public MUSYC Web site.

  2. Characterization of Mugil cephalus liver microsomal mixed function oxidase enzymes and metabolism: and their induction in response to #2 fuel oil water soluble fraction and benzpyrene 

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    Woodin, Bruce Ray

    1979-01-01

    using the frozen livers of plaice tti ~l) 11 d f h ' 4 h A C d'* oil spill and a neighboring control bay. No significant difference was observed between the cytochrome P-450 levels in the livers of plaice from the two collection sites... of Benzpyrene Exposure on Mullet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Effects of Freezing on the Stability of Microsomal Enzymes Cy h F-4501 1 Z1: dft 1 t Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill 22 26 33 33 35 38 40 40 45 50 50 53 60 63 63 DISCUSSION...

  3. On The Generalised Random Energy Model T.C. Dorlas & W.M.B. Dukes

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    Dorlas, Teunis C.

    > Nx k g and 1 (k) i = 1fE (k) i 6 Nx k g. We also de#12;ne GN and #22; GN as GN (x 1 ; : : : ; xn ) = Z Nx1 1 #1; #1; #1; Z Nxn 1 #26; (1) N (E 1 ) #1; #1; #1; #26; (n) N (En ) dEn #1; #1; #1; dE 1 ; GN (x 1 ; : : : ; xn ) := Z +1 Nx1 #1; #1; #1; Z +1 Nxn #26; (1) N (E 1 ) #1; #1; #1; #26; (n) N (En ) d

  4. Quantifying sources, transport, deposition and radiative forcing of black carbon over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau

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    Zhang, R.; Wang, H.; Qian, Y.; Rasch, P. J.; Easter, R. C.; Ma, P. -L.; Singh, B.; Huang, J.; Fu, Q.

    2015-01-07

    Black carbon (BC) particles over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau (HTP), both airborne and those deposited on snow, have been shown to affect snowmelt and glacier retreat. Since BC over the HTP may originate from a variety of geographical regions and emission sectors, it is essential to quantify the source–receptor relationships of BC in order to understand the contributions of natural and anthropogenic emissions and provide guidance for potential mitigation actions. In this study, we use the Community Atmosphere Model version 5 (CAM5) with a newly developed source tagging technique, nudged towards the MERRA meteorological reanalysis, to characterize the fatemore »of BC particles emitted from various geographical regions and sectors. Evaluated against observations over the HTP and surrounding regions, the model simulation shows a good agreement in the seasonal variation of the near-surface airborne BC concentrations, providing confidence to use this modeling framework for characterizing BC source–receptor relationships. Our analysis shows that the relative contributions from different geographical regions and source sectors depend on seasons and the locations in the HTP. The largest contribution to annual mean BC burden and surface deposition in the entire HTP region is from biofuel and biomass (BB) emissions in South Asia, followed by fossil fuel (FF) emissions from South Asia, then FF from East Asia. The same roles hold for all the seasonal means except for the summer when East Asia FF becomes more important. For finer receptor regions of interest, South Asia BB and FF have the largest impact on BC in Himalayas and Central Tibetan Plateau, while East Asia FF and BB contribute the most to Northeast Plateau in all seasons and Southeast Plateau in the summer. Central Asia and Middle East FF emissions have relatively more important contributions to BC reaching Northwest Plateau, especially in the summer. Although local emissions only contribute about 10% to BC in the HTP, this contribution is extremely sensitive to local emission changes. Lastly, we show that the annual mean radiative forcing (0.42 W m-2) due to BC in snow outweighs the BC dimming effect (-0.3 W m-2) at the surface over the HTP. We also find strong seasonal and spatial variation with a peak value of 5 W m-2 in the spring over Northwest Plateau. Such a large forcing of BC in snow is sufficient to cause earlier snow melting and potentially contribute to the acceleration of glacier retreat.« less

  5. Quantifying sources, transport, deposition, and radiative forcing of black carbon over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau

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    Zhang, R.; Wang, H.; Qian, Y.; Rasch, P. J.; Easter, R. C.; Ma, P. -L.; Singh, B.; Huang, J.; Fu, Q.

    2015-06-08

    Black carbon (BC) particles over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau (HTP), both airborne and those deposited on snow, have been shown to affect snowmelt and glacier retreat. Since BC over the HTP may originate from a variety of geographical regions and emission sectors, it is essential to quantify the source–receptor relationships of BC in order to understand the contributions of natural and anthropogenic emissions and provide guidance for potential mitigation actions. In this study, we use the Community Atmosphere Model version 5 (CAM5) with a newly developed source-tagging technique, nudged towards the MERRA meteorological reanalysis, to characterize the fate ofmore »BC particles emitted from various geographical regions and sectors. Evaluated against observations over the HTP and surrounding regions, the model simulation shows a good agreement in the seasonal variation in the near-surface airborne BC concentrations, providing confidence to use this modeling framework for characterizing BC source–receptor relationships. Our analysis shows that the relative contributions from different geographical regions and source sectors depend on season and location in the HTP. The largest contribution to annual mean BC burden and surface deposition in the entire HTP region is from biofuel and biomass (BB) emissions in South Asia, followed by fossil fuel (FF) emissions from South Asia, then FF from East Asia. The same roles hold for all the seasonal means except for the summer, when East Asia FF becomes more important. For finer receptor regions of interest, South Asia BB and FF have the largest impact on BC in the Himalayas and central Tibetan Plateau, while East Asia FF and BB contribute the most to the northeast plateau in all seasons and southeast plateau in the summer. Central Asia and Middle East FF emissions have relatively more important contributions to BC reaching the northwest plateau, especially in the summer. Although local emissions only contribute about 10% of BC in the HTP, this contribution is extremely sensitive to local emission changes. Lastly, we show that the annual mean radiative forcing (0.42 W m-2) due to BC in snow outweighs the BC dimming effect (-0.3 W m-2) at the surface over the HTP. We also find strong seasonal and spatial variation with a peak value of 5 W m-2 in the spring over the northwest plateau. Such a large forcing of BC in snow is sufficient to cause earlier snow melting and potentially contribute to the acceleration of glacier retreat.« less

  6. Elastic properties, sp³ fraction, and Raman scattering in low and high pressure synthesized diamond-like boron rich carbides

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    Zinin, Pavel V.; Burgess, Katherine; Jia, Ruth; Sharma, Shiv; Ming, Li-Chung; Liu, Yongsheng; Ciston, Jim; Hong, Shiming

    2014-10-07

    Dense BC{sub x} phases with high boron concentration are predicted to be metastable, superhard, and conductors or superconductors depending on boron concentration. However, up to this point, diamond-like boron rich carbides BC{sub x} (dl-BC{sub x}) phases have been thought obtainable only through high pressure and high temperature treatment, necessitating small specimen volume. Here, we use electron energy loss spectroscopy combined with transmission electron microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, surface Brillouin scattering, laser ultrasonics (LU) technique, and analysis of elastic properties to demonstrate that low pressure synthesis (chemical vapor deposition) of BC{sub x} phases may also lead to the creation of diamond-like boron rich carbides. The elastic properties of the dl-BC{sub x} phases depend on the carbon sp²versus sp³ content, which decreases with increasing boron concentration, while the boron bonds determine the shape of the Raman spectra of the dl-BC{sub x} after high pressure-high temperature treatment. Using the estimation of the density value based on the sp³ fraction, the shear modulus ? of dl-BC?, containing 10% carbon atoms with sp³ bonds, and dl-B?C?, containing 38% carbon atoms with sp³ bonds, were found to be ? = 19.3 GPa and ? = 170 GPa, respectively. The presented experimental data also imply that boron atoms lead to a creation of sp³ bonds during the deposition processes.

  7. Measured Black Carbon Deposition on the Sierra Nevada Snow Pack and Implication for Snow Pack Retreat

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    Hadley, O.L.; Corrigan, C.E.; Kirchstetter, T.W.; Cliff, S.S.; Ramanathan, V.

    2010-01-12

    Modeling studies show that the darkening of snow and ice by black carbon deposition is a major factor for the rapid disappearance of arctic sea ice, mountain glaciers and snow packs. This study provides one of the first direct measurements for the efficient removal of black carbon from the atmosphere by snow and its subsequent deposition to the snow packs of California. The early melting of the snow packs in the Sierras is one of the contributing factors to the severe water problems in California. BC concentrations in falling snow were measured at two mountain locations and in rain at a coastal site. All three stations reveal large BC concentrations in precipitation, ranging from 1.7 ng/g to 12.9 ng/g. The BC concentrations in the air after the snow fall were negligible suggesting an extremely efficient removal of BC by snow. The data suggest that below cloud scavenging, rather than ice nuclei, was the dominant source of BC in the snow. A five-year comparison of BC, dust, and total fine aerosol mass concentrations at multiple sites reveals that the measurements made at the sampling sites were representative of large scale deposition in the Sierra Nevada. The relative concentration of iron and calcium in the mountain aerosol indicates that one-quarter to one-third of the BC may have been transported from Asia.

  8. Observed high-altitude warming and snow cover retreat over Tibet and the Himalayas enhanced by black carbon aerosols

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    Xu, Y.; Ramanathan, V.; Washington, W. M.

    2015-07-10

    Himalayan mountain glaciers and the snowpack over the Tibetan Plateau provide the headwater of several major rivers in Asia. In-situ observations of snow cover fraction since the 1960s suggest that the snow pack in the region have retreated significantly, accompanied by a surface warming of 2–2.5 °C observed over the peak altitudes (5000 m). Using a high-resolution ocean–atmosphere global climate model and an observationally constrained black carbon (BC) aerosol forcing, we attribute the observed altitude dependence of the warming trends as well as the spatial pattern of reductions in snow depths and snow cover fraction to various anthropogenic factors. Atmore »the Tibetan Plateau altitudes, the increase of atmospheric CO2 concentration exerted a warming of 1.7 °C, BC 1.3 °C where as cooling aerosols cause about 0.7 °C cooling, bringing the net simulated warming consistent with the anomalously large observed warming. We therefore conclude that BC together with CO2 has contributed to the snow retreat trends. Especially, BC increase is the major factor in the strong elevation dependence of the observed surface warming. The atmospheric warming by BC as well as its surface darkening of snow are coupled with the positive snow albedo feedbacks to account for the disproportionately large role of BC in high-elevation regions. These findings reveal that BC impact needs to be properly accounted for in future regional climate projections, in particular on high-altitude cryosphere.« less

  9. Centennial black carbon turnover observed in a Russia steppe soil

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    Hammes, K.; Torn, M.S.; Lapenas, A.G.; Schmidt, M.W.I.

    2008-09-15

    Black carbon (BC), from incomplete combustion of fuels and biomass, has been considered highly recalcitrant and a substantial sink for carbon dioxide. Recent studies have shown that BC can be degraded in soils. We use two soils with very low spatial variability sampled 100 years apart in a Russian steppe preserve to generate the first whole-profile estimate of BC stocks and turnover in the field. Quantities of fire residues in soil changed significantly over a century. Black carbon stock was 2.5 kg m{sup -2}, or about 7-10% of total organic C in 1900. With cessation of biomass burning, BC stocks decreased 25% over a century, which translates into a centennial soil BC turnover (293 years best estimate; range 182-541 years), much faster than so-called inert or passive carbon in ecosystem models. The turnover time presented here is for loss by all processes, namely decomposition, leaching, and erosion, although the latter two were probably insignificant in this case. Notably, at both time points, the peak BC stock was below 30 cm, a depth interval, which is not typically accounted for. Also, the quality of the fire residues changed with time, as indicated by the use benzene poly carboxylic acids (BPCA) as molecular markers. The proportions of less-condensed (and thus more easily degradable) BC structures decreased, whereas the highly condensed (and more recalcitrant) BC structures survived unchanged over the 100-year period. Our results show that BC cannot be assumed chemically recalcitrant in all soils, and other explanations for very old soil carbon are needed.

  10. Measurement of the B-cmeson lifetime in the decay B-c?J/???

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    Aaltonen, T.; Álvarez González, B.; Amerio, S.; Amidei, D.; Anastassov, A.; Annovi, A.; Antos, J.; Apollinari, G.; Appel, J. A.; Arisawa, T.; et al

    2013-01-02

    The lifetime of the B-c meson is measured using 272 exclusive B-c?J/?(?????)?? decays reconstructed in data from proton-antiproton collisions corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 6.7 fb?¹ recorded by the CDF II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. The lifetime of the B-cmeson is measured to be ?(B-c)=0.452±0.048(stat)±0.027(syst) ps. This is the first measurement of the B-c meson lifetime in a fully reconstructed hadronic channel, and it agrees with previous results and has comparable precision.

  11. Relative Content of Black Carbon in Submicron Aerosol as a Sign of the Effect of Forest Fire Smokes

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    Kozlov, V.S.; Panchenko, M.V.; Yauscheva, E.P.

    2005-03-18

    Biomass burning occurs often in regions containing vast forest tracts and peat-bogs. These processes are accompanied by the emission of a large amount of aerosol particles and crystal carbon (black carbon [BC], soot). BC is the predominant source of solar absorption in atmospheric aerosol, which impacts climate. (Jacobson 2001; Rozenberg 1982). In this paper, we analyze the results of laboratory and field investigations that focused on the relative content of BC in aerosol particles. Main attention is given to the study of possibility using this parameter as an informative sign for estimating the effect of remote forest fire smokes on the near-ground aerosol composition.

  12. TRI-PARTY AGREEMENT OPERABLE UNITS PROJECT MANAGERS LIST AS...

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    By MSA TPA Site Wide Integration Name EPA PM Ecology PM DOE PM Assistant Manager Lead Regulatory Agency (See Footnote) Unit Description 100-BC-1 Buelow, L.C. Menard, N....

  13. Ferromagnetism in Mn-Implanted Epitaxially Grown Ge on Si(100)

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    Guchhait, S.

    2011-01-01

    segregation in Mn-doped Ge”, Journal of Applied Physics 101,Room-temperature ferromagnetism in Ge 1-x Mn x nanowires”,BC high-?/metal gate Ge/C alloy pMOSFETs fabricated directly

  14. The Export Question: Designing Policy for British Columbia Electricity Trade

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    Pedersen, Tom

    The Export Question: Designing Policy for British Columbia Electricity Trade Dr. George Hoberg..........................................................................................................................................5 2 BC's Electricity Trade Picture: Context and Trends........................................................................6 2.1 How electricity trading works

  15. School of Resource and Environmental Management Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University

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    ). Canadian Cement Industry Production Source: Statistics Canada, ASM, CAC ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND INTENSITY Energy consumption generally follows the trend in physical production; fossil fuels provide Burnaby, BC www.cieedac.sfu.ca Canadian Cement Manufacturing Industry (NAICS 32731) Energy Consumption

  16. School of Resource and Environmental Management Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University

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    Electricity Production Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM Tables ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND INTENSITY Energy consumption, concentrated in the utility sector, generally follows physical production; fossil fuels provide Burnaby, BC www.cieedac.sfu.ca Canadian Electricity Production Industry (NAICS 2211) Energy Use

  17. SFU Gerontology Research Centre Gerontology Department

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    , and articles in scholarly journals and technical magazines. A list of these publications can be seenSFU Gerontology Research Centre & Gerontology Department Publications and Activities structure: implications for the future. Burnaby, BC: Simon Fraser University Publications. Gutman, G

  18. MUSHROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT

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    #12;MUSHROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT PHASE I: AUDIT OF CURRENT PRACTICE The Mushroom Waste Management Project (MWMP) was initiated by Environment Canada, the BC Ministry of solid and liquid wastes generated at mushroom producing facilities. Environmental guidelines

  19. Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV interventions: a systematic review

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    2010-01-01

    Horvath T, Madi BC, Iuppa IM, Kennedy GE, Rutherford G, Read58. Spaulding A, Bain Brickley D, Kennedy C, Almers L,Packel L, Mirjahangir J, Kennedy G, Collins L, Osborne K,

  20. Multifaced stone and ceramic moulds from Bronze Age Anatolia : building an analytical protocol of mould properties and behavior during the process of metal casting

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    Biçer, Katherine K. (Katherine Kershen)

    2005-01-01

    A three phase analytical protocol is developed to systematize the study of multifaceted serpentinite bronze-casting moulds from Bronze Age Anatolia (ca. 3500-1700 B.C.). These moulds represent a class of metal processing ...

  1. A Nonoverlapping Domain Decomposition Method for Incompressible Stokes Equations with Continuous Pressures

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    Li, Jing; Tu, Xuemin

    2013-01-01

    ?I 0 B?? B?? 0 0 B ? 0 ] . We can see that ?G is the Schur complement of the coefficient matrix of (3.1) with respect to the last two row blocks, i.e., [ I 0 ?BC ˜A ?1 I ][ ˜A BTC BC 0 ][ I ? ˜A?1BTC 0 I ] = [ ˜A 0 0 ?G ] . From the Sylvester law... see that G = BC ˜A ?1BTC . In particular, we denote the first row of BC by ˜B ? = [B ?I 0 B?? B??] ; for the second row, we denote the restriction operator from ˜V onto W ? by ˜R ? such that for any v = (wI , pI , w?, w?) ? ˜V , ˜R?v = w?. Then G can...

  2. The Next Generation Energy Management System Design

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    Eugene Litvinov, ISO New England Art Mander, TriState G&T Kip Morison, BC Hydro Mirrasoul Mousavi, ABB Protective Relays (DPRs), Digital Fault Recorders (DFRs) and Phasor Measurement units (PMUs) offered much

  3. This article appeared in a journal published by Elsevier. The attached copy is furnished to the author for internal non-commercial research

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    Bahrami, Majid

    Systems Engineering, School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC V3T 0A3, Canada h replacing nickelemetal hydride (NiMH) batteries. More recently, the strategy of electrifying vehicles

  4. 1 INTRODUCTION The Biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and

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    Haigh, Stuart

    this theory, several elements need to fall into place: 1 The Dead Sea region must be shown to be a seismic- rah, (approximately 2000 BC). 2.2 Stratigraphy Examination of the soil deposits close to the present

  5. Hybrid Parallel Part I. Preliminaries

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    Kaminsky, Alan

    = 0123456789abcdef Nonce = 0000000000c0ff47 Digest = 00000009cc107197f63d1bfb134d8a40f2f71ae911b56d54e57bc 4c1e

  6. SERVICE PLAN ANNUAL REPORT 2013 / 2014 FORESTRY INNOVATION INVESTMENT JUNE 2014

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    development strategy. FII India's new office in Mumbai has been designed as a showcase of B.C. wood products, and now hosts not only FII India but also the Province's trade-and-investment representatives in Mumbai

  7. Toward a Minimal Representation of Aerosols in Climate Models...

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    carbon (BC) with other aerosol components, merging of the MAM7 fine dust and fine sea salt modes into the accumulation mode, merging of the MAM7 coarse dust and coarse sea salt...

  8. EFFECTS OF TREE SHAPE ON THE ACCURACY OF MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD-BASED5 ANCESTOR RECONSTRUCTIONS6

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    Mooers, Arne

    Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6e-11 mail: amooers@sfu.ca12 13 Header: ML reconstruction., 1997, Pagel, 1997, 1999, pers. comm.; Mooers and Schluter, 1999). These latter model-24 based methods

  9. Windthrow Hazard Mapping using GIS, Canadian Forest Products TFL 30, McGregor Model Forest.

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    Mitchell, Stephen

    Windthrow Hazard Mapping using GIS, Canadian Forest Products TFL 30, McGregor Model Forest. Final in north central BC. Using ArcView Geographic Information System (GIS), buffers 25m deep were created

  10. The Tragedy of Enclosure: Fish, Fisheries Science, and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1920-1960

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    Finley, Mary C.

    2007-01-01

    Resources of the North Pacific Ocean." Vancouver, B.C. :Fisheries in the North Pacific Ocean and the Law of the Seaon the Longevity of Pacific Ocean Perch (Sebastes Alutus)."

  11. BEAM OPTICS STUDIES FOR THE TESLA TEST FACILITY LINAC V. Balandin, P. Castro and N. Golubeva, DESY, Hamburg, Germany

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    of actual beam parameters) the same Twiss functions which are used in [5]. We consider nei- ther the beam FEL per- formance. · A special choice of Twiss parameters at the entrances of bunch compressors BC2

  12. Constraining MODIS snow albedo at large solar zenith angles: Implications for the surface energy budget in Greenland

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    Wang, Xianwei; Zender, Charles S

    2010-01-01

    response from black carbon in snow. J. Geophys. Res. ,112,Springtime warming and reduced snow cover from carbonaceousBlack Carbon (BC) in the snow of glaciers in west China and

  13. Landscapes of settlement in South-East Cyprus the late Bronze Age origins of a Phoenician polity incorporating the results of fieldwork by the author at Pyla-Kokkinokremos 2007-2009 

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    Brown, Michael Gareth

    2012-06-28

    The origins of Early Iron Age polity in south-east Cyprus have traditionally been attributed to the formal imposition of Phoenician dominion over Kition in 707 BC. It is proposed that this paradigm fails adequately to ...

  14. Multi-Proxy Approach on Black Carbon Characterization and Combustion Products Source Discrimination in Environmental Media 

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    Kuo, Li-Jung

    2011-02-22

    of combustion-derived carbon inputs in different environmental systems. The present study firstly evaluated the feasibility of using levoglucosan, a marker derived from cellulose/hemocellulose combustion, to characterize and quantify char-BC in the environment...

  15. Apportioning black carbon to sources using highly time-resolved ambient measurements of organic molecular markers in Pittsburgh

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    Cohen, Ronald C.

    with meteorological data helped identify contributions from known point sources for markers correlated with wind models. Diesel and gasoline mobile source factors were identified as the main sources of BC

  16. This article appeared in a journal published by Elsevier. The attached copy is furnished to the author for internal non-commercial research

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    Curran, William

    & Curran, 2004). These data, and the method of their collection, are presented here as Supplementary with decreases in coherence. The Benton and Curran (B&C), Freeman and Sumnall (F&S) and Edwards and Grainger (E

  17. COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY ENTITY AGREEMENT ON THE

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    AGREEMENT (09NTSSA) The Bonneville Power Administration @PA) and the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C. Hydro) have signed an agreement relating to the use of...

  18. COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY ENTITY AGREEMENT ON THE

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    AGREEMENT (10NTSSA) The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C. Hydro) have signed an agreement relating to the use of...

  19. COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY ENTITY AGREEMENT ON THE

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    AGREEMENT (12NTSSA) The Bonneville Power Administration (BP A) and the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C. Hydro) have signed an agreement relating to the use of...

  20. COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY ENTITY AGREEMENT ON THE

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    AGREEMENT (1 1NTSSA) The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C. Hydro) have signed an agreement relating to the use of...

  1. MEDIA RELEASE 17 May 2012

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    Pedersen, Tom

    heating systems known as District Energy (DE) Systems generate heat at a centralMEDIA RELEASE 17 May 2012 District Energy heating an effective way for BC communities to reduce greenhouse gases? Centralized

  2. Microsoft Word - InterfacialElectron bh

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    Band structure of 1 UC FeSe film on STO. a, The Fermi surface, consisting of only pockets near the M-point. b-c, The measured dispersion along the high symmetry cut near the zone...

  3. THERMAL ANALYSIS OF WASTE GLASS MELTER FEED Pavel Hrma,

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    THERMAL ANALYSIS OF WASTE GLASS MELTER FEED Pavel Hrma, (a,b) David A. Pierce, (b) Richard Pokorn (b,c) (a) Division of Advanced Nuclear Engineering, Pohang University of Science...

  4. Reducing Power Factor Cost

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    Before PF 100142 0.70 or 70% After PF 100105 0.95 or 95% PB References: B.C. Hydro. Power Factor. The GEM Series. October 1989. Commonwealth Sprague Capacitor, Inc....

  5. Library of Congress Subject Headings for Environmental Topics

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    de Groat, Greta

    1997-01-01

    aspects RF Ecology RF Permaculture LC Class No. : S441 S482conservation sh 96-010625 Permaculture [May Subd Geog] UFWork cat. : Mollison, B.C. Permaculture, 1990 (permanent

  6. Xeon Phi Nationwide training sessions available from Intel

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    WA June 24 Calgary, AB, CA June 26 Vancouver, BC, CA July 8 Washington, DC July 15 Baltimore, MD July 22 Chicago, IL July 29 Detroit, MI Aug. 5 Toronto, ON, CA Aug. 12 Boston,...

  7. Hanford Site

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    Gallery: B Reactor Title: B Reactor B Reactor Name: B Reactor Keywords: B Reactor, World War II Official Building Numbers: B Reactor Area: 100BC Description: In this photo from...

  8. Rebels and slaves: reinterpreting the first Sicilian slave war 

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    Morton, Peter Charles Francis

    2009-07-01

    This thesis seeks to rethink the history of the First Sicilian Slave War in the second century B.C. by reassessing the main literary source for the conflict, Diodorus Siculus, and introducing numismatic evidence for the ...

  9. Energy Programs | Center for Emergent Superconductivity

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    Jin, R., Sales, B.C., Mandrus, D., Gillett, J., Sebastian, S.E., and Greene, L.H., Superconduct. Sci. Technol. 23, 054009-1-7 (2010). C-axis critical current density of...

  10. An atmospheric perspective on North American carbon dioxide exchange: CarbonTracker

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    2007-01-01

    KR, Law RM, Denning AS, Rayner PJ, Pak BC, Baker D, BousquetRes Atmos 111:D22305. 34. Rayner PJ, O’Brien DM (2001)Baker DF, Law RM, Gurney KR, Rayner P, Peylin P, Denning AS,

  11. ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT hummingbirds

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    Faraon, Andrei

    , BC, Canada6 2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA, intrinsic maneuverability is37 defined by the physical limitations imposed by morphology (Norberg and Rayner

  12. 6.2. Pure death processes 6.2.1. Postulates of pure death processes.

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    Chen, Kani

    of Thermopylae in 480 BC, 300 Greek Spartans, led by King Leonidas, were allegedly able to block for three days the advance of a Persian army of King Xerxes numbered in the hundreds of thousands, and were later all killed

  13. Relative Composition and Energy Spectra of Light Nuclei in Cosmic Rays: Results from AMS-01

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    Becker, R.

    Measurement of the chemical and isotopic composition of cosmic rays is essential for the precise understanding of their propagation in the galaxy. While the model parameters are mainly determined using the B/C ratio, the ...

  14. Integrating Zooarchaeology and Modeling: Trans-Holocene Fishing in Monterey Bay, California

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    Boone, Cristie

    2012-01-01

    6050 BC, it was a high-energy tidal inlet at its mouth,described the high energy tidal environment as graduallyElkhorn Slough was a high-energy tidal inlet for thousands

  15. Structural Geology of a Central Segment of the Qilian Shan-Nan Shan Thrust Belt: Implications for the Magnitude of Cenozoic Shortening in the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau

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    Reith, Robin

    2013-01-01

    continental deformation: Geology, Burchfiel, B.C. , Zhang,by lower crustal flow: Geology, 28: 703-706. Cowgill, E. ,in north Qilian: Gansu Geology, 20: 40-44 (in Chinese with

  16. Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions

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    2015-01-01

    cessing and transport. NOx emissions reductions of only 17%emission factors). Emission factors for NOx and NMOC wereCH 4 NMOC NO NOx PM 2.5 BC MCE (%) Emissions (kg/ton dry

  17. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 66696675, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/6669/2014/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    previously by dry distillation of wood in an all-glass apparatus in the laboratory with the total exclusion- vents and specific microstructure (ibid.). Some recent stud- ies indicate that BC has become the second

  18. Evolutionary Psychology www.epjournal.net 2007. 5(2): 275-288

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    Dill, Lawrence M.

    Evolutionary Psychology www.epjournal.net ­ 2007. 5(2): 275-288 ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Original Article A Common, Conceptual Framework for Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Psychology Donald W. White, Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Lawrence M. Dill

  19. Review: Forest Economics

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    Helman, Daniel S.

    2015-01-01

    Review: Forest Economics By Daowei Zhang and Peter H. PearsePearse, Peter H. Forest Economics. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press,Zhang and Pearse's Forest Economics presents a clear and

  20. Conservation of stone-roofs: Challenges and the effect of new Techniques 

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    Teba, Tarek

    Stone-roofing has a great history which spans many millennia BC which witnessed a lot of development to roofing systems and geometry regarding the area and type of building demands. Therefore, this paper discusses this ...

  1. This

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    l o c a t e t c a Melting of glass batch: Model for multiple overlapping gas-evolving reactions Richard Pokorn y a , David A. Pierce b , Pavel Hrma b,c, a Department of...

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    this year. BPA was among nine finalists for the Industry Leadership Award for Grid Optimization, which included AutoGrid Systems, Inc, BC Hydro, CenterPoint Energy, ENBALA...

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    1998-11-29

    design of this object system was strongly influenced by ObjVlisp [Coi87, BC87], ... to only provide Meroon V3 objects instead of vectors and structures etc.

  4. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, A Parametric Model for the Brazil Current Meanders and

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    Gangopadhyay, Avijit

    ~ao Paulo, Brazil A. Gangopadhyay Department of Physics and School for Marine Science and Technology, UMass) and Cape Frio (23 S). These meanders sometimes enclose eddies that pinch off from the BC, and are otherwise

  5. Feature-Oriented Regional Modeling of the Brazil Current Leandro Calado1

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    Gangopadhyay, Avijit

    -Departament of Physics and School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth enclose eddies that pinch off from the BC and are either shed to the Subtropical Gyre interior

  6. Glass Working, Use and Discard

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    Nicholson, Paul

    2011-01-01

    Beck, Horace C. 1934 Glass before 1500 BC. Ancient Egypt7 - 21. Cooney, John 1960 Glass sculpture in ancient Egypt.Journal of Glass Studies 2, pp. 10 - 43. 1976 Glass.

  7. An Efficient Test Vector Compression Technique Based on Geometric Shapes Saif al Zahir1

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    El-Maleh, Aiman H.

    -Maleh2 , and Esam Khan2 1 University of British Columbia, ECE Dept., Vancouver, B.C., Canada 2 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia Email: saif_zahir@yahoo.com, {aimane

  8. A Geometric-Primitives-Based Compression Scheme for Testing Systems-on-a-Chip

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    El-Maleh, Aiman H.

    , Saif al Zahir2 , and Esam Khan1 1 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia 2 University of British Columbia, ECE Dept., Vancouver, B.C., Canada Email: {aimane, esamkhan

  9. In the World But Not of the World: The Liminal Life of Pre-Constantine Christian Communities

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    Russell, Annette Suzanne

    2013-01-01

    Justice in a Flat World. Colorado Springs: Paternoster.Faith, 183-201. Cleveland: World, 1960. ________." Forward."2005. Goodman, Martin. The Roman World 44BC-AD180. London:

  10. Distribution of Aspergillus section Flavi in soils of maize fields in three agroecological zones of Nigeria

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    Cotty, Peter J.

    of Nigeria Matthias Donner a , Joseph Atehnkeng b,c , Richard A. Sikora a , Ranajit Bandyopadhyay b , Peter J, Nigeria c Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria d USDA

  11. Exploring Visible-Light-Responsive Photocatalysts for Water Splitting Based on Novel Band-gap Engineering Strategies

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    Liu, Jikai

    2013-01-01

    B 4.3 C before and after photocatalysis reaction (top) and BC 2 before and after photocatalysis reaction (bottom). PageB 4.3 C before and after photocatalysis reaction (top) and B

  12. Prehistory of Agriculture: New Experimental and Ethnographic Approaches

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    Anderson, Patricia C

    1999-01-01

    in the central western Zagros 12,000-4,500 B.C. In TheArchaeology along the Zagros Flanks, The Oriental Institutethe open oak forest, the Zagros oak’ forest, is found from

  13. CX-002883: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Procure and Install Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation, 773-A (B&C Wings)CX(s) Applied: B3.1Date: 06/02/2010Location(s): Aiken, South CarolinaOffice(s): Environmental Management, Savannah River Operations Office

  14. John Killingsworth, Ph.D. 715-232-1176

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    Wu, Mingshen

    Estimating I Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Durham School of Architectural Engineering & Construction Construction - Bellevue, NE Project Manager HUBZone general contractor specializing in federal government and military contracting 2000 ­ 2003 BC Services - Newcastle, CA Senior Project Manager General contractor

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    Opportunity Private Sector Air Canada Alcatel Alliance Pipeline AT Learning Corp Bank of Montreal BC Gas Bell Investors Group IPC Financial Irving Oil Limited ITREB Canada Janssen Pharma Canada JAS Potential Jasmin

  16. Formaldehyde transfer in residential energy recovery ventilators

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    Hult, Erin

    2014-01-01

    J.D. , 1988. Effects of formaldehyde on the mucous membranesKennedy Jr, J. , 2010. Formaldehyde exposure and asthma inSinger, B.C. , in prep. Formaldehyde exposure mitigation in

  17. 2015-05-14 Capital Asset Project List.xls

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    CD-3 143,166,420 Savannah River Site 12-D-403 Savannah River Glass Waste Storage Building 3 12302026 On Hold Pre CD-2 CD-1 103,000,000 Savannah River Site OR-0013B.C1...

  18. IMPROVED FORMABILITY OF ALUMINUM-GERMANIUM NEAR EUTECTIC COMPOSITIONS THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF SUPERPLASTICITY PRINCIPLES

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    Pech, G.J.

    2011-01-01

    illustrated in Figure 20. The casting of Al-Ge should havemicrostructure of Al-Ge castings; (a) 70-30 at. % Al-Ge, (b)c) center of the same casting after 32% reduction, (d) outer

  19. Sequential Processing for Organic Photovoltaics: Design Rules for Morphology Control by Tailored Semi-Orthogonal Solvent Blends

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    2015-01-01

    solvents for the fullerene-casting solution. By tuning thecan be used: blend casting (BC) [ 18,19 ] and sequentialchoice of the fullerene casting co-solvent yields well-

  20. Material culture in Late Antique Egypt: between pagan tradition and Christian assimilation.

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    Ricci, Luca

    2015-01-01

    Architecture of Alexandria and Egypt: C. 300 B.C. to A.D.A Case Study from Roman Egypt. ” A Companion to Families inA Companion to Ancient Egypt, ed. Alan Lloyd. London: Wiley-