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Migratory Birds  

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Migratory Birds Migratory Birds Migratory Birds By avoiding or minimizing the impact of Laboratory activities on migratory bird populations, LANL can reduce or eliminate the biological significance of any potential violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. April 12, 2012 A bird of the Pacific Northwest, the Townsend's Warbler nests in coniferous forests from Alaska to Oregon. It winters in two distinct areas: in a narrow strip along the Pacific Coast, and in Mexico and Central America. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Best management practices provide mitigation measures for projects to reduce risks to migratory birds. Protecting migratory birds In the biological sense, a migratory bird is a bird that has a seasonal and

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Migratory Birds  

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or eliminate the biological significance of any potential violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. April 12, 2012 A bird of the Pacific Northwest, the Townsend's Warbler...

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Migratory Birds | Open Energy Information  

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Birds Jump to: navigation, search Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleMigratoryBirds&oldid612154" Category: NEPA Resources...

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SUBCHAPTER II?MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

as to when and how migratory birds may be taken, killed, or possessed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement 16 USC 703-712 Migratory Bird Treaty Act...

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Migratory Bird Program Website | Open Energy Information  

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Program Website Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: Migratory Bird Program WebsiteLegal Abstract Summary of the Migratory...

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Bird Nest Predation  

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Bird Nest Predation Bird Nest Predation Name: Susan Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: On the 18th of April, a pair of Northern Cardinals selected a nest site near the top of a dense, 8 foot holly tree, a foundation planting that obscures about 1/4 of our open front porch. They located the nest under the overhang of the roof, facing our front door. By the 21st, a clutch of three eggs had been laid and Mrs. C began to sit on the nest. We succeeded at keeping a low profile, despite the near proximity to our main entrance. She was relaxed and seemingly unworried by our quiet comings and goings. Yesterday morning, all was well, but sometime around midday, after almost a week of incubation, all three eggs and, it appears, Mrs. C, vanished without a trace! There is no obvious disturbance or damage to the nest or the immediate area. The interior of the nest is pristine ~ no feathers, eggshell bits, membrane material. Cats are rarely a problem. In addition to the typical Blue Jays and Crows, we have a lot of squirrels, raccoons, opossums, skunks and even a pair of red-tail hawks on our wooded acre and the surrounds. Due to, I believe, some nearby housing construction, I have observed a opossum during the day several times this past week and have noticed a new arrival, a woodchuck. With temperatures in the 50's, I think it is too chilly for snakes to be active. What would be your best guess as to what happened? Any chance the pair will return to the same nest and try again?

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Migratory Bird Conservation | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

at their web site. Migratory Bird MOU DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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Migratory birds affect stability of intertidal sediments.  

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An ecological cascade effect: Migratory birds affect stability of ... tion) effect changes in coastal and estuarine .... ship would be expected if the cohesion was.

1999-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird1  

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird1 and Lambert Meertens2 1 Programming Research Group, Oxford@cwi.nl Abstract. A nested datatype, also known as a non-regular datatype, is a parametrised datatype whose declaration involves different instances of the accompanying type parameters. Nested datatypes have been

Meertens, Lambert

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Oregon Strategies for Transportation Compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act  

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prosecution and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: an analysisAbstract: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), a federalthrough the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA, 16 USC 703-

Maguire, Chris C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act | Open Energy Information  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Migratory Bird Treaty Act Year 1918 Url [[File:|160px|link=http://law2.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t13t16+6189+0++%28%29%20%20AND%20%28%2816%29%20ADJ%20USC%29%3ACITE%20AND%20%28USC%20w%2F10%20%28703%29%29%3ACITE%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20]] Description References FWS Overview[1] The original 1918 statute implemented the 1916 Convention between the U.S. and Great Britain (for Canada) for the protection of migratory birds. Later amendments implemented treaties between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and the U.S. and the Soviet Union (now Russia). Specific provisions in the statute include: Establishment of a Federal prohibition, unless permitted by regulations, to

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A Conservation Blueprint for Neotropical Migratory Birds in Western Colorado  

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A Conservation Blueprint for Neotropical Migratory Birds in Western Colorado Michelle Fink, David and conifer forests in western Colorado. Twenty-two forest-based bird species were used as conservation opportunities for conservation of Neotropical migratory birds in coniferous and aspen forest habitats in Western

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DOE-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information  

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migratory birds. Organization United States Department of Energy; United States Fish and Wildlife Service Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 09122013 Legal Citation...

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EO 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds  

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853 853 Federal Register Vol. 66, No. 11 Wednesday, January 17, 2001 Title 3- The President Executive Order 13186 of January 10, 2001 Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in furtherance of the purposes of the migratory bird conventions, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703-711), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Acts (16 U.S.C. 668-668d), the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 U.S.C. 661-666c), the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1544), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321-4347), and other pertinent statutes, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Migratory birds are of great ecological and economic

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GRR/Section 12-FD-a - Migratory Bird Permit | Open Energy Information  

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a - Migratory Bird Permit a - Migratory Bird Permit < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 12-FD-a - Migratory Bird Permit 12FDAMigratoryBirdPermit.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Fish and Wildlife Service Regulations & Policies Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, as amended, 16 U.S.C. § 703 50 CFR 21 Migratory Bird Permits Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 12FDAMigratoryBirdPermit.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative Migratory birds should be addressed in every NEPA document that analyzes actions that may have the potential to adversely impact migratory bird

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HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(2):251256, Fall 2009 Burrowing owl and other migratory bird  

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protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), including the burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia hazard, burrowing owl, Edwards Air Force Base, human­wildlife conflicts, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Dolbeer 2006). Most are federally protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) of 1918, which

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection | Department of  

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection December 4, 2013 - 7:00am Addthis DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory birds. DOE manages land that includes wetlands, shrub-steppe, shortgrass prairie, desert, and forested areas that provide habitat for migratory birds. In the MOU, DOE recognizes that some of its activities have the potential to affect migratory birds (e.g., transmission lines, power poles, invasive weed control, and various construction activities), and agrees that it is important to conserve

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Nest Defense Behaviors of Native Cavity-Nesting Birds to European Starlings1  

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457 Nest Defense Behaviors of Native Cavity- Nesting Birds to European Starlings1 Rodney G. Olsen,2 for nest sites and the extent to which European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) are seen as a threat by native of aggressive behavior of four species of native cavity-nesting birds to starlings at active nests in trees

Standiford, Richard B.

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Nest-Site Habitat of Cavity-Nesting Birds at the San Joaquin Experimental Range1  

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279 Nest-Site Habitat of Cavity-Nesting Birds at the San Joaquin Experimental Range1 Kathryn L. Purcell2 and Jared Verner2 Abstract Detailed information about the nesting habitats of birds, including those needed for successful nesting, can provide a better understanding of the ecological factors

Standiford, Richard B.

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Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1  

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Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1 Daniel P. Mummert,2 by vineyards in many areas of central- coastal California. Oak woodlands are home to many insectivorous, cavity-nesting birds that would be beneficial in and around vineyards. During March to June 2001, we used bluebird nest

Standiford, Richard B.

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The Interaction of Migratory Birds and Domestic Poultry and Its Role in Sustaining Avian Influenza  

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We investigate the role of migratory birds in the spread of H5N1 avian influenza, focusing on the interaction of a migratory bird species with nonmigratory poultry. The model is of patch type and is derived with the aid ...

Bourouiba, Lydia

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird 1 and Lambert Meertens 2  

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird 1 and Lambert Meertens 2 1 Programming Research Group, Oxford@cwi.nl Abstract. A nested datatype, also known as a non­regular datatype, is a parametrised datatype whose declaration involves different instances of the accompanying type parameters. Nested datatypes have been

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Ecological risk assessments for protected migratory birds and marine species at Midway Atoll  

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In June 1997, the US Navy plans to close its Naval Air Facility on Sand Island and transfer the atoll to the US Fish and Wildlife Service for use as a National Wildlife Refuge. Midway provides breeding and feeding habitat for migratory seabirds, terrestrial and marine mammals, sea turtles and other reptiles, and a variety of reef fishes and invertebrates. As part of the base closure and transfer process, 36 sites of potential environmental concern were identified on Sand and Eastern islands. These sites include landfills and uncontrolled disposal areas, hazardous materials storage areas, abandoned transformers, sewer outfalls, and other potential hazardous waste sites. Potential contaminants include pesticides, PAHs, PCBs, and heavy metals. A screening ecological risk assessment was performed at each site with a goal of determining whether contaminants could pose any current or future risks to protected migratory bird or marine mammal wildlife species. Specific exposure pathways investigated were dermal and inhalation routes for ground-nesting and burrowing seabirds; incidental soil ingestion for shore birds; consumption for monk seals and sea turtles. Exposure analysis involved sediment and soil chemistry, marine invertebrate tissue chemistry, bioassays (bioavailability), and food web modeling. Effects analysis involved benthic infauna community analysis, acute and chronic invertebrate sediment bioassays, and extensive literature reviews. Risk characterization used both toxicity quotient methods and weight-of-evidence analysis. Because work by other investigators suggests that birds and perhaps marine wildlife acquire significant contaminant loads while feeding away from the atoll, on-atoll risk investigations had to consider whether atoll sites made significant marginal contributions to existing contaminant loads, particularly with respect to PCBs.

Scatolini, S.; Hope, B.; Lees, D.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

- 7:00am Addthis DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that...

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds  

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DOE and the Department of the Interiors Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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Oregon Strategies for Transportation Compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), a federal law enforced byof non-compliance with the MBTA as the agency carries outsystem. Although the MBTA is one of the oldest laws in the

Maguire, Chris C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind  

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Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind farm: Preliminary analyses of bird studies conducted during spring 2004 in relation to the offshore wind farm at Horns Rev of the Horns Rev offshore wind farm - preliminary note on the issue of potential habitat loss. Christensen, T

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Conservation II Solutions to the bird conservation crisis and case histories of conservation  

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#12;The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, continued -protects adults, nestlings, nests and eggs from hunting (1998 ­ 2002) now referred to as the Species at Risk Act (SARA) similar to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Jones, Ian L.

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Final Department of Energy US Fish & Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Memorandum of Understanding  

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between between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY and THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE Regarding Implementation of Executive Order 13186, "Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds" Prepared by: United States Department of Energy and United States Fish and Wildlife Service September 12, 2013 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY and THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE Regarding Implementation of Executive Order 13186, "Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds" This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is entered into by and between the United States Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) and the United States Department of the Interior,

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Architectural Structures Beijing Olympic Stadium 2008 as Biomimicry of a Bird's Nest  

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Architectural Structures ARCH 251 Beijing Olympic Stadium 2008 as Biomimicry of a Bird's Nest Ann: Bird's Nest 5 Figure 2 Rendering of interior concourse - Beijing National Stadium 8 Figure 3 CAD model welding of steel structure of the Bird's Nest 10 Figure 7 Maasai woman of Kenya plasters dung over her

Barthelat, Francois

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol  

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences the East Asian-Australasian flyway given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise. The non-Australasian (EAA) fly- way given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise and its effect on shorebird

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The Migratory Gamebird Regulatory Process  

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or kill migratory birds. · Passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in 1916, signed by the United States of both game and nongame birds. · In 1937 the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was amended to include Mexico

Gray, Matthew

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Radiocesium in migratory bird species in northern Ireland following the Chernobyl accident  

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Radioactive fallout arising form the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl on 26 April 1986 reached Northern Ireland in early May and was deposited in rain. However, the subsequent contamination of food supplies in Northern Ireland were well below national and international levels at which any action would be considered necessary and presented no risks to health. In addition to the direct contamination of food supplies with radionuclides in the form of fallout following the Chernobyl incident another potential source of radioactive contamination entering the human food chain was through the arrival of migratory species of game birds. Each autumn and winter many thousands of birds migrate to Northern Ireland from Northern and Eastern Europe and some of these could have been contaminated as a result of being directly affected by the fallout from Chernobyl. The purpose of this work was to examine the extend of radionuclide contamination in such species and a number of samples were obtained for analyses during the autumn/winter periods in 1986/87 and 1987/88. The results obtained are outlined below. 5 refs., 3 tabs.

Pearce, J. [Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland, Belfast (United Kingdom)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Turbines Do Not Negatively Impact Density and Nest Success in Grassland Birds at a North Texas Wind Farm.  

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??Tremendous growth in wind energy development in the Great Plains has the potential to negatively impact the nesting ecology of many grassland birds. In 2010-2011, (more)

Hatchett, Erin S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(1):93102, Spring 2009 Deterring cliff-swallow nesting on high-  

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that breed in colonies and frequently nest on highway structures. Protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The U.S. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA; 16 U.S.C. 703-712; Ch. 128; July 13, 1918; 40 Stat. 755

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Fuelling decisions in migratory birds: geomagnetic cues override the seasonal effect  

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...combination with an increased efficiency of food usage (Bairlein 1985...simulated flight to northern Egypt where extensive fuelling would...goal areas (south Spain and Egypt, respectively) indicating...relative importance of time, energy, and safety. In Bird migration...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird Protection in Illinois  

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Protection in Illinois Protection in Illinois Nature Bulletin No. 550-A January 18, 1975 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation BIRD PROTECTION IN ILLINOIS Very few people are indifferent about birds. Almost every bird is the feathered friend of somebody or some organization ready to do battle in its behalf. At present, in Illinois, songbirds and most other wild birds, together with their nests and eggs, are completely protected by law at all times. A few kinds, called game birds, may be shot by hunters -- pheasants and quail, also migratory ducks, geese, coots, jacksnipes, woodcocks, and doves. Such hunting must be done with shotguns in certain places in certain open seasons with many other detailed restrictions. Now, even crow hunters are licensed. The only unprotected birds are those three immigrants or exotics: the English sparrow, the European starling and the "domestic " pigeon. These, too, have their friends .

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Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS IN  

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Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS in southwestern Minnesota to determine the relative influence of wind turbines on overall densities of upland transects that were placed along wind turbine strings within three CRP fields and in three CRP fields

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An implantable instrument for studying the long-term flight biology of migratory birds  

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The design of an instrument deployed in a project studying the high altitude Himalayan migrations of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) is described. The electronics of this archival datalogger measured 22 14 6.5 mm, weighed 3 g, was powered by a AA-sized battery weighing 10 g and housed in a transparent biocompatible tube sealed with titanium electrodes for electrocardiography (ECG). The combined weight of 32 g represented less than 2% of the typical bodyweight of the geese. The primary tasks of the instrument were to continuously record a digitised ECG signal for heart-rate determination and store 12-bit triaxial accelerations sampled at 100 Hz with 15% coverage over each 2 min period. Measurement of atmospheric pressure provided an indication of altitude and rate of ascent or descent during flight. Geomagnetic field readings allowed for latitude estimation. These parameters were logged twice per minute along with body temperature. Data were stored to a memory card of 8 GB capacity. Instruments were implanted in geese captured on Mongolian lakes during the breeding season when the birds are temporarily flightless due to moulting. The goal was to collect data over a ten month period, covering both southward and northward migrations. This imposed extreme constraints on the design's power consumption. Raw ECG can be post-processed to obtain heart-rate, allowing improved rejection of signal interference due to strenuous activity of locomotory muscles during flight. Accelerometry can be used to monitor wing-beat frequency and body kinematics, and since the geese continued to flap their wings continuously even during rather steep descents, act as a proxy for biomechanical power. The instrument enables detailed investigation of the challenges faced by the geese during these arduous migrations which typically involve flying at extreme altitudes through cold, low density air where oxygen availability is significantly reduced compared to sea level.

Spivey, Robin J., E-mail: r.spivey@bangor.ac.uk, E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk; Bishop, Charles M., E-mail: r.spivey@bangor.ac.uk, E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk [Department of Biological Sciences, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2UW (United Kingdom)

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Incorporation of cigarette butts into nests reduces nest ectoparasite load in urban birds: new ingredients for an old recipe?  

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...their nests [15,16]. A thermal trap was placed to attract...events. This consisted of a battery (12 V/17 A), heating two...other substances, because thermal traps laced with cellulose...the cellulose (e.g. as a thermal insulator) unrelated to the...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Paramushir virus, a new arbovirus, isolated from ixodid ticks in nesting sites of birds on the islands in the north-western part of the Pacific Ocean basin  

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From ticksIxodes signatus Birulya, 1895 andI. putus Pickard-Cambridge, 1878, collected at Paramushir (North Kuril isls), Tulenyi (Okhotsk sea), Bering (Commodore islands) at the nesting sites of colonial sea bird...

D. K. Lvov; A. A. Sazonov; V. L. Gromashevsky; T. M. Skvortsova

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Purple Swamphens are large, shy birds that belong to the  

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protected un- der the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, hunters cannot keep birds for personal use, and permit

Jawitz, James W.

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202 Western Birds 41:202230, 2010 SHORT-TAILED HAWKS NESTING IN THE SKY  

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, and southwestern Chihuahua commenced in the 1980s and since then have become increasingly numerous throughout the sky islands of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua. In this report we summarize previously the exception of one bird in northwestern Chihuahua), have been of the light morph. The sky islands

Montana, University of

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Spare capacity and phenotypic flexibility in the digestive system of a migratory bird: defining the limits of animal design  

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...approached their maximum sustainable energy intake. Ultimate spare...approached their maximum sustainable limits (less than...decreased in extent with energy demand (electronic...Physiological limits to sustainable energy budgets in birds and...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CALIFORNIA GUIDELINES FOR REDUCING IMPACTS TO BIRDS AND BATS FROM  

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, bat fatality, bat injury, bat mortality, bird fatality, bird injury, carcass count, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, rotorswept area, wind energy, wind siting guidelines, wind turbines. #12; #12; i

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Bird Habitats  

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Bird Habitats Bird Habitats Bird Habitats The avian nest box monitoring network is located in northern New Mexico to investigate the health and condition of bird populations that nest in bird houses on the Pajarito plateau. April 12, 2012 Avian nest box on LANL land Boxes are placed in the open ponderosa pine forest of the canyons and piñon-juniper woodland on the Pajarito plateau mesas. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email The monitoring data are used in a population viability analysis that can determine the status of the population and potential impacts of contaminants. Who nests in our network? More than two dozen North American bird species prefer to nest in bird houses. At LANL, we provide nestboxes for the following native bird

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EM Sites Honored for Bird Protection Practices  

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WASHINGTON, D.C. A federal council recently recognized two EM sites for efforts to protect migratory birds.

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Nesting Ducks of Tennessee Wood Ducks, Mallards, Hooded  

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. Hunting seasons 8 months, no bag limits · 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act ­ US & Canada. Hunting season

Gray, Matthew

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Research Article Modeling Nest Survival of Cavity-Nesting  

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Research Article Modeling Nest Survival of Cavity-Nesting Birds in Relation to Postfire Salvage forests often have direct effects on species associated with dead trees, particularly cavity-nesting birds. As such, evaluation of postfire management practices on nest survival rates of cavity nesters is necessary

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Bird Notes  

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... of emus, fragments of coloured glass, stoppers of sauce-bottles, metal clippings, screws, metal bottle-capsules, a cartridge-case, and numerous pods and seeds. The birds nest, high ...

R. L.

1912-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting Habits of Owls  

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Nesting Habits of Owls Nesting Habits of Owls Nature Bulletin No. 624 January 14, 1961 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist NESTING HABITS OF OWLS From all of the information available it appears to us that, amongst the owls, there is greater variation in where and how they nest than in any other group of birds. Two nesting characteristics, however, are common to all owls. The eggs are nearly spherical and white, or off-white, without any markings. Also, a nesting female does not lay one egg per day, as most birds do, but at intervals of two or more days -- sometimes several. In extreme cases there may be a fresh egg, others incubating, and a newly hatched fledgling -- all in the same nest.

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Oak Ridge recognized for bird protection practices  

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Oak Ridges efforts to protect migratory birds recently garnered honorable mention for the 2013 Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award. The Energy Department championed the effort through partnerships with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, UT-Battelle, and URS | CH2M Oak Ridge.

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INTRODUCTION Migratory flights in many songbirds are performed alone nocturnally  

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, 1990; Berthold, 1996). The migratory journey requires birds to store energy in the form of fat a migratory journey from Sweden to northern Egypt, where extensive fuelling could be expected prior to passage with an increased efficiency of food utilization (Bairlein, 1985; Klaassen and Biebach, 1994), this provides

Kullberg, Cecilia

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E-Print Network 3.0 - afrotropical forest bird Sample Search...  

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Forest bird community... . 2000. Nesting success of understory forest birds in central Panama. Journal of Avian Biology 31... . 1992. Nest predation and differential insular...

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This research is for the birds-really, It Is  

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of birds on Lab property are required under two pieces of legislation: the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) of 1918 and the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The saying "The early...

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HumanWildlife Interactions 7(2):299312, Fall 2013 Do artificial nests simulate nest success  

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Human­Wildlife Interactions 7(2):299­312, Fall 2013 Do artificial nests simulate nest success State University, Logan, UT 84322- 5230, USA Abstract: Artificial nests have been used to study factors affecting nest success because researchers can manipulate them more than natural bird nests. Many

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Effects of Habitat, Nest-site Selection, and Adult Behavior on Black-capped Vireo Nest and Fledgling Survival  

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Many factors affect the productivity of songbirds. Which vegetation types the birds inhabit, nest-site characteristics, and adult behavior at the nest may affect predation and parasitism frequencies, fecundity, and nest survival and fledgling...

Pope, Theresa

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HumanWildlife Interactions 6(2):261272, Fall 2012 A model to predict the likelihood of cliff  

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migratory birds that frequently nest on highway structures. Under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Under the act, completed nests cannot be disturbed during the breeding

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Pattern of mercury accumulation in different tissues of migratory and resident birds: Western reef heron (Egretta gularis) and Siberian gull (Larus heuglini) in Hara International WetlandPersian Gulf  

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The Hara Mangrove Forest of the Persian Gulf is undergoing increasing pollution from industrial, municipal...n?=?15) and the migratory Siberian gull (n?=?15). We also evaluated the relation between Hg concentrati...

Yousef Majidi; Nader Bahramifar

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Nest predation increases with parental activity: separating nest site and parental activity effects  

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Nest predation increases with parental activity: separating nest site and parental activity effects Alexander Skutch hypothesized that increased parental activity can increase the risk of nest predation. We tested this hypothesis using ten open-nesting bird species in Arizona, USA. Parental activity was greater

Martin, Thomas E.

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NEST-SITESELECTIONAND NESTINGSUCCESSOF CAVITY-NESTINGBIRDSIN HIGH ELEVATION  

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NEST-SITESELECTIONAND NESTINGSUCCESSOF CAVITY-NESTINGBIRDSIN HIGH ELEVATION FORESTDRAINAGES that characterized successful and unsuccessful nest sites, nest sites vs. random sites, and differences among coexisting species of cavity- nesting birds for 356 nests in central Arizona. Live and, more commonly, dead

Martin, Thomas E.

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PBRP Research Highlight Use of Lake Maurepas Wetlands by Migrating Birds  

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PBRP Research Highlight Use of Lake Maurepas Wetlands by Migrating Birds P.C. Stouffer and Jason A's largest migratory routes for Neotropical migratory birds, many of which use the Maurepas wetlands during spring and fall migrations. Large portions of swamp in the Maurepas wetlands have converted to marsh

Stouffer, Phil

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Nest Record Card Scheme 1 Welcome to the Nest Record Card Scheme, NERCS for short. The project aims to  

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Nest Record Card Scheme 1 Welcome to the Nest Record Card Scheme, NERCS for short. The project aims to monitor the breeding success of birds and increase our knowledge of their nesting habits. The Avian will be computerized to provide a backward perspective to the data from the new scheme. Why do we need nest records

de Villiers, Marienne

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Semi-automatic classification of bird vocalizations using spectral peak tracks  

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migratory birds in the vicinity of wind turbine generators NWCC, 2004 , and ornithological measurements for aircraft bird strike avoidance, will require real time classification in the presence of noise and other by the investigator. They applied this method to vocalizations from two bird species recorded in a low noise

Maher, Robert C.

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Understanding avian nest predation: why ornithologists should study Patrick J. Weatherhead and Gabriel Blouin-Demers  

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Understanding avian nest predation: why ornithologists should study snakes Patrick J. Weatherhead ornithologists should study snakes. Á/ J. Avian Biol. 35: 185Á/190. Despite the overriding importance of nest predation for most birds, our understanding of the relationship between birds and their nest predators has

Blouin-Demers, Gabriel

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Migration of Birds  

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Birds Birds Nature Bulletin No. 146 March 13, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N, Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation MIGRATION OF BIRDS High in the sky, wild geese are honking as they return to their nesting ground in the far north. Presently, our summer songbirds will appear and the ponds and marshes be repopulated by ducks and shore birds. Some birds, like the juncos and tree sparrows, resident here all winter, will leave for Canada or our northern states, in May, great flocks of warblers will arrive, tarry briefly, and pass on, not to be seen again until they migrate southward in autumn. The spectacular annual journeys of many kinds of birds, and their homing "instincts", have been a source of wonder since ancient times. In recent years, large-scale marking with small aluminum identification bands upon their legs, has yielded much information about birds their migration routes, speed of travel, summer and winter homes, length of life and life histories.

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

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, such as bridges. Because cliff swallows are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, nesting control) are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Completed nests cannot be disturbed during the breeding

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How avian nest site selection responds to predation risk: testing an `adaptive peak hypothesis'  

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How avian nest site selection responds to predation risk: testing an `adaptive peak hypothesis., Arcata, CA 95521, USA Summary 1. Nest predation limits avian fitness, so birds should favour nest sites that minimize predation risk. Nevertheless, preferred nest microhabitat features are often uncorrelated

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Strictly for the Birds: Science, the Military and the Smithsonians Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 19631970  

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Between 1963 and 1970, the Smithsonian Institution held a grant from the US Army to observe migratory patterns of pelagic birds in the Central Pacific. For six years, the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Progra...

Roy MacLeod

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Strictly for the Birds: Science, the Military and the Smithsonian's Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 19631970  

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Between 1963 and 1970, the Smithsonian Institution held a grant from the US Army to observe migratory patterns of pelagic birds in the Central Pacific. For six years, the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Progra...

Roy MacLeod

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Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt  

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Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Nature Bulletin No. 305 May 5, 1984 Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation PRAIRIE BIRDS OF THE CORNBELT The Ideal way to get acquainted with the birds of the open fields and prairies is to take a team of horses and raise a crop of corn. Birds are not afraid of horses and a farmer or his boy can watch them, close up, day after day. Unlike tractors, horses guide themselves most of the time and the driver has plenty of chances to look and listen -- especially while plowing. The small animal life uncovered by a freshly turned furrow offers a free lunch for birds. Several sorts of typical ground-nesting birds are loined by blackbirds, cowbirds, robins, and even the wary crows, from nearby hedgerows, farmsteads and woodlands to form a flying, running, hopping parade behind the plow. They and the prairie birds rush to grab earthworms. cutworms, white grubs, beetles and ants.

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Audubon of South Jordan: a migratory bird awareness / education center.  

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??I have always been an admirer of nature. I have always wanted to contribute and give back to the community by doing something that involved (more)

Jensen, Adam Christopher

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BLM-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information  

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United States Department of Interior and Bureau of Land Management; United States Fish and Wildlife Service Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 04122010 Legal Citation...

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HNF-56531  

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and Wildlife (WDFW) Candidate Species. Burrowing Owls are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act; this status provides protection to eggs, nests and birds. Conway and...

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Migratory connectivity and population-specific migration routes in a long-distance migratory bird  

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...using a 6 mm-Teflon ribbon harness. We used 9.5 and 12 g solar satellite transmitters (PTT-100 series, Microwave Telemetry...subis), despite different migration routes at the Gulf of Mexico. The Auk 130, 291-296. ( doi:10.1525/auk.2013...

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Migratory connectivity and population-specific migration routes in a long-distance migratory bird  

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...Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands 3 Behavioural Ecology...Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands...

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Incomes of Migratory Agricultural Workers.  

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.64 Colorado 5.35 Minnesota Wisconsin Washington Ohio California Arizona Idaho Illinois North Dakota Other states1 Includes some work in Mexico. !ndicative of family income than are data on in- jividual workers. Average earnings of the fam- dies..., BY STATES, MIGRATORY FARMWORKERS, SOUTH TEXAS, 1956 State and Average Average type of work days earnings worked per worker per per day North Dakota Sugar beets Potatoes Ohio Sugar beets Potatoes Tomatoes Other crops Oklahoma Cotton Oregon...

Sargent, Frederic O.; Metzler, William H.

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Sleeping Birds  

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Sleeping Birds Sleeping Birds Nature Bulletin No. 445-A February 19, 1972 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation SLEEPING BIRDS Each winter, a few years ago, several thousand crows, roosted in the big woods near our house. In daytime they spread out over the countryside to find food but each evening, about sundown, they came streaming back in a continuous parade that took almost an hour to pass. In flocks of dozens or hundreds with scattered birds between, they flew the same route every day. In downstate Illinois, similar flocks roost in overgrown hedgerows of osage orange, isolated groves of timber, or on willow grown islands in large rivers. A much smaller flock still roosts the year-round in our woods. Ordinarily they slip in a little before dusk and settle down quietly but occasionally there is a hullabaloo as if they were squabbling over a favorite perch occupied by some newcomers. Just before dawn, one old bird we call "the bugler" caws three times. A minute or two later he repeats it. Then, one by one, drowsy voices of other crows are heard -- much like human sleepyheads in the morning. Sometimes an alarm call is heard during the night followed by a general clamor as if the flock had been disturbed by a marauding owl, weasel or raccoon. Crows are very wary and, like most birds, light sleepers.

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Impact of Wind Farms on Birds and Bats in Iowa Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Dinsmore  

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). Objective 2) Monitor nesting success of birds in response to proximity to wind turbines We monitoredImpact of Wind Farms on Birds and Bats in Iowa Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Dinsmore of Natural Resources, State Wildlife Grant Goals and Objectives: Document bird use at wind farm

Koford, Rolf R.

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HumanWildlife Interactions 5(1):100105, Spring 2011 A rat-resistant artificial nest box for  

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Human­Wildlife Interactions 5(1):100­105, Spring 2011 A rat-resistant artificial nest box for cavity-nesting birds WILLIAM C. PITT, USDA/APHIS/Wildlife Services' National Wildlife Research Center elevation areas of the Alakai Plateau. Puaiohi nest primarily on steep streamside cliffs

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Bird Banding  

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Bird Banding Bird Banding Name: Matthew Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I am researching why the US fish and wildlife agency bands ducks and what information is used to set hunting daily and possession limits. Replies: Matt, The USFW service has been doing this for decades to have statistical data on the population fluctuations of all birds. This information serves to warn when over hunting has taken a toll on a species or if a species is declining due to habitat loss or whatever. This information also indicates need for increased habitat areas as well as possible hunting restrictions. This organization has a formula for setting hunting limits based upon the data received from banding. It is important that all hunters return these bands for they are the ones who will suffer if the information is not there. Females of any species are the most important for reproduction and often they are protected over the males. This should explain the differences in what can be bagged.

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Insecticides and my Osmia cornifrons Nesting Container Nesting Period  

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Insecticides and my Osmia cornifrons Nesting Container Nesting Period The Osmia cornifrons nesting male offspring. The end caps of nesting tubes made by older females are thin and weak, and they tend to break easily. In addition, near the end of the nesting period the numbers of parasites and predators

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Residential cattle egret colonies in Texas: geography, reproductive success and management  

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difficult. Nesting herons and egrets are protected by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as well as Texas state law, and harassment of nesting birds is illegal unless proper permits are secured (Telfair et al. 2000b). Most techniques employed...

Parkes, Michael Lawrence

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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From nesting to dressing  

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In integrable field theories the S-matrix is usually a product of a relatively simple matrix and a complicated scalar factor. We make an observation that in many relativistic integrable field theories the scalar factor can be expressed as a convolution of simple kernels appearing in the nested levels of the nested Bethe ansatz. We formulate a proposal, up to some discrete ambiguities, how to reconstruct the scalar factor from the nested Bethe equations and check it for several relativistic integrable field theories. We then apply this proposal to the AdS asymptotic Bethe ansatz and recover the dressing factor in the integral representation of Dorey, Hofman and Maldacena.

Romuald A. Janik; Tomasz Lukowski

2008-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Fouling the nest  

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... the nest JohnWhitfield A fungus prevents cherry trees from growing too close to home. As John Whitfield reports, this could help explain why different tree species can live together. If ...

John Whitfield

2000-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested-set inconsistency  

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This paper examines a denumerable version of the nested-set theorem and derives from it a contradiction involving the formal consistency of the actual infinity assumed by the Axiom of Infinity.

Antonio Leon

2012-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Baby Birds for Sale Bird Shipping  

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Home My ACCOUNT Nursery Baby Birds for Sale Bird Shipping Health Guarantee Reserve Deposits & Pymts of the journal Biology Letters. Animals, like birds and fishes, commonly use biochromes like carotenoids. But those colors may mean more to parrots than what meets the eye. Green-winged macaws Military macaws 2

McGraw, Kevin J.

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NP-compltude de EDIT(Nested, Nested)  

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NP-complétude de EDIT(Nested, Nested) G.Blin, G. Fertin, I. Rusu, C. Sinoquet Institut de Recherche problème ouvert proposé par Zhang et al en 2001 #12;EDIT(Nested, Nested) ? Distance d'édition entre deux séquences annotées par des arcs. Plain Nested Crossing Unlimited ACGUCCGUGCAUAUUAA CGUCGGAUCUAGCUAUC {(op1

Blin, Guillaume

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3.A24 Freshman Seminar: The Engineering of Birds, Fall 2004  

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Why are things in nature shaped the way they are? How do birds fly? Why do bird nests look the way they do? How do woodpeckers peck? These are the types of questions Dr. Lorna Gibson's freshman seminar at MIT has been ...

Gibson, Lorna J.

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Nested T-duality  

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We identify the obstructions for T-dualizing the boundary WZW model and make explicit how they depend on the geometry of branes. In particular, the obstructions disappear for certain brane configurations associated to non-regular elements of the Cartan torus. It is shown in this case that the boundary WZW model is "nested" in the twisted boundary WZW model as the dynamical subsystem of the latter.

C. Klimcik

2005-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting and Dressing  

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We compute the anomalous dimensions of field strength operators Tr F^L in N=4 SYM from an asymptotic nested Bethe ansatz to all-loop order. Starting from the exact solution of the one-loop problem at arbitrary L, we derive a single effective integral equation for the thermodynamic limit of these dimensions. We also include the recently proposed phase factor for the S-matrix of the planar AdS/CFT system. The terms in the effective equation corresponding to, respectively, the nesting and the dressing are structurally very similar. This hints at the physical origin of the dressing phase, which we conjecture to arise from the hidden presence of infinitely many auxiliary Bethe roots describing a non-trivial "filled" structure of the theory's BPS vacuum. We finally show that the mechanism for creating effective nesting/dressing kernels is quite generic by also deriving the integral equation for the all-loop dimension of a certain one-loop so(6) singlet state.

Adam Rej; Matthias Staudacher; Stefan Zieme

2007-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Breeding bird populations and habitat associations within the Savannah River Site (SRS).  

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Gauthreaux, Sidney, A., and Steven J. Wagner. 2005. Breeding bird populations and habitat associations within the Savannah River Site (SRS). Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Savannah River, Aiken, SC. 48 pp. Abstract: During the 1970's and 1980's a dramatic decline occurred in the populations of Neotropical migratory birds, species that breed in North America and winter south of the border in Central and South America and in the Caribbean. In 1991 an international initiative was mounted by U. S. governmental land management agencies, nongovernmental conservation agencies, and the academic and lay ornithological communities to understand the decline of Neotropical migratory birds in the Americas. In cooperation with the USDA Forest Service - Savannah River (FS - SR) we began 1992 a project directed to monitoring population densities of breeding birds using the Breeding Bird Census (BBC) methodology in selected habitats within the Savannah River Site SRS. In addition we related point count data on the occurrence of breeding Neotropical migrants and other bird species to the habitat data gathered by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service and data on habitat treatments within forest stands.

Gauthreaux, Sidney, A.; Steven J. Wagner.

2005-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Images Qiang Tong#1  

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Nested Images Qiang Tong#1 , Song-Hai Zhang#2 , Ralph R. Martin*3 , Paul L. Rosin*4 # Tsinghua.Rosin@cs.cardiff.ac.uk Abstract--A nested image is a form of artistic expression in which one or more secondary figures detects the enclosed outer contour of the figure to be nested, and then finds a place in the outer figure

Martin, Ralph R.

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INTRODUCTION In birds, the quality of rearing conditions is a  

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major, nest- ling condition affected recruitment probability but not reproductive success (Verboven- ling condition and survival better than with repro- ductive success and adult survival. These lifeINTRODUCTION In birds, the quality of rearing conditions is a major determinant of nestling body

Alvarez, Nadir

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Nested Topological Order  

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We introduce the concept of nested topological order in a class of exact quantum lattice Hamiltonian models with non-abelian discrete gauge symmetry. The topological order present in the models can be partially destroyed by introducing a gauge symmetry reduction mechanism. When symmetry is reduced in several islands only, this imposes boundary conditions to the rest of the system giving rise to topological ground state degeneracy. This degeneracy is related to the existence of topological fluxes in between islands or, alternatively, hidden charges at islands. Additionally, island deformations give rise to an extension of topological quantum computation beyond quasiparticles.

H. Bombin; M. A. Martin-Delgado

2008-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NEST CARD PROTOCOL Nest-searching is a quintessential part of this study. Data from nests are used to estimate  

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NEST CARD PROTOCOL Nest-searching is a quintessential part of this study. Data from nests are used to estimate reproductive success for the various species nesting on the study plots and to identify how environmental pressures both biotic (ie. predation) and abiotic (ie. nest micro-climate) influence nest site

Martin, Thomas E.

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SiteEnvironmentalReport BROOKHAVENNATIONALLABORATORY  

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species are known to nest on site. The Red-tailed hawk, a bird of prey, is protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Chapter 6 of this report discusses habitat management and protection efforts

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USGS-National Wildlife Health Center Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines  

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Federal authority o Migratory birds under Migratory Bird Treaty Act or Eagle Protection Act o Federal

Torgersen, Christian

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On Infinitely Nested Radicals Brian Thomas  

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On Infinitely Nested Radicals Brian Thomas 1. Introduction #12;In "On Infinitely Nested Radicals nested radicals are explored. One example of a nested radical is the Golden Ratio, , which can be written as: (1.1) . . . Many questions arise from the study of nested radicals, such as: 1. What can we say

Morrow, James A.

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Title 16 USC 703 Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 | Open Energy...  

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the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and the U.S. and the Soviet Union (now Russia). Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 1918 Legal Citation Not provided DOI Not...

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How hazardous is the Sahara Desert crossing for migratory birds? Indications from satellite tracking of raptors  

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...Newton 2008), and satellite tracking may be a powerful...condition and age, weather condition and prey situation...also demonstrates that satellite tracking can be a powerful...Falconiformes Flight, Animal Satellite Communications Weather

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Ecological conditions during winter affect sexual selection and breeding in a migratory bird  

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...normalized difference vegetation index; phenotypic plasticity 1...normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) measures photosynthetic...the number of eggs at clutch completion. We considered individuals...Normalized difference vegetation index NDVI is recorded by US National...

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The Fermilab Bird List  

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The Fermilab Bird List The Fermilab Bird List Data compilation by Peter Kasper. See the following link information concerning the Current Status of Access to Fermilab The following pages contain lists, of nearly all the bird species recorded within the Fermilab site boundaries. The names and ordering follow that of the American Ornithologists Union's check-list of North American birds. The lists also indicate at what time of year each species was found. To do this we have divided each year into 48 quarter-months and split the entire survey into five year periods. The first period started in 1987. A symbol is entered into the table for each record, indicating in which survey periods the record occurred. A legend describing these symbols is included with each page. Each list entry also contains a link to some text describing the bird's status on the site. Some exotic species have been excluded from the main list since they are extremely unlikely to have occurred naturally.

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Nested Codes R.Zamir and S.Shamai and U.Erez, "Nested  

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Nested Codes R.Zamir and S.Shamai and U.Erez, "Nested linear/lattice codes for structured #12;Nested Codes Nested Codes a pair of linear or lattice codes (C1, C2) satisfying C2 C1. C1 fine code C2 coarse code #12;Nested Codes Nested Parity-Check Codes a nested parity-check codes {(n, k1), (n

Li, Tiffany Jing

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Nesting symmetric designs Padraig O Cathain  

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Nesting symmetric designs Padraig ´O Cath´ain School of Mathematics and Physics The University + 1, ) design, ? We say that can be nested if there exists a design as in the problem. Nested triple systems have been considered in the literature: Stinson has shown that there exists a nested (v, 3

Catháin, Padraig ?

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Nesting points in the sphere Dan Archdeacon  

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Nesting points in the sphere Dan Archdeacon Dept. of Computer Science University of Vermont) Abstract Let G be a graph embedded in the sphere. A k-nest of a point x not in G is a collection C 1 nested if each point not on the graph has a k-nest. In this paper we

Archdeacon, Dan

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Working Paper No. 961 Building Gorman's Nest  

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Working Paper No. 961 Building Gorman's Nest Jeffrey T. LaFrance Timothy K. M. Beatty Rulon D. Pope's Nest 1 BUILDING GORMAN'S NEST Jeffrey T. LaFrance Timothy K.M. Beatty Rulon D. Pope University to nest the rank and functional form in Gorman systems and present two large classes of demand systems

LaFrance, Jeffrey T.

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Bird interactions with offshore oil and gas platforms: Review of impacts and monitoring techniques  

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Abstract Thousands of oil and gas platforms are currently operating in offshore waters globally, and this industry is expected to expand in coming decades. Although the potential environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas activities are widely recognized, there is limited understanding of their impacts on migratory and resident birds. A literature review identified 24 studies and reports of bird-platform interactions, most being qualitative and half having been peer-reviewed. The most frequently observed effect, for seabirds and landbirds, is attraction and sometimes collisions associated with lights and flares; episodic events have caused the deaths of hundreds or even thousands of birds. Though typically unpredictable, anecdotally, it is known that poor weather, such as fog, precipitation and low cloud cover, can exacerbate the effect of nocturnal attraction to lights, especially when coincidental with bird migrations. Other effects include provision of foraging and roosting opportunities, increased exposure to oil and hazardous environments, increased exposure to predators, or repulsion from feeding sites. Current approaches to monitoring birds at offshore platforms have focused on observer-based methods which can offer species-level bird identification, quantify seasonal patterns of relative abundance and distribution, and document avian mortality events and underlying factors. Observer-based monitoring is time-intensive, limited in spatial and temporal coverage, and suffers without clear protocols and when not conducted by trained, independent observers. These difficulties are exacerbated because deleterious bird-platform interaction is episodic and likely requires the coincidence of multiple factors (e.g., darkness, cloud, fog, rain conditions, occurrence of birds in vicinity). Collectively, these considerations suggest a need to implement supplemental systems for monitoring bird activities around offshore platforms. Instrument-based approaches, such as radar, cameras, acoustic recordings, and telemetry, hold promise for continuous monitoring. Recommendations are provided for a rigorous and comprehensive monitoring approach within an adaptive management framework.

Robert A. Ronconi; Karel A. Allard; Philip D. Taylor

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Nested Dissection: A survey and comparison of various nested dissection algorithms  

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Nested Dissection: A survey and comparison of various nested dissection algorithms Manpreet S on gaussian elimination. This report discusses one such direct method namely Nested dissection. Nested. This report is a survey of some of the work in the area of nested dissection and attempts to put it together

Miller, Gary L.

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Flower visits, nesting and nest defence behaviour of stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini): suitability  

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Flower visits, nesting and nest defence behaviour of stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini nesting substrate was large living tree trunks, and most nests were found at the base of the trunks. Sometimes, nesting substrates and floral resources were provided by the same woody plant. Cryptic small

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Synthesizing Transformations for Locality Enhancement of Imperfectly-nested Loop Nests  

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Synthesizing Transformations for Locality Enhancement of Imperfectly-nested Loop Nests Nawaaz Ahmed in imperfectly-nested loops. The key idea is to em- bed the iteration space of every statement in a loop nest into a spe- cial iteration space called the product space. The product space can be viewed as a perfectly-nested

Pingali, Keshav K.

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Tiling Imperfectly-nested Loop Nests Nawaaz Ahmed, Nikolay Mateev and Keshav Pingali,  

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Tiling Imperfectly-nested Loop Nests Nawaaz Ahmed, Nikolay Mateev and Keshav Pingali, Department the effect of interleaving iterations of these loops. Tiling of perfectly-nested loop nests (which are loop nests in which all assignment statements are contained in the innermost loop) is well understood

Pingali, Keshav K.

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Can selection on nest size from nest predation explain the latitudinal gradient in clutch size?  

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Can selection on nest size from nest predation explain the latitudinal gradient in clutch size. 2. The nest size hypothesis posits that higher nest predation in the tropics favours selection for smaller nests and thereby constrains clutch size by shrinking available space for eggs and/or nestlings

Martin, Thomas E.

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Does nest-site selection influence bobwhite nesting success in south Florida?  

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Does nest-site selection influence bobwhite nesting success in south Florida? Aditya Singh Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA. E Corresponding author. Email: singh22@wisc.edu Abstract Context. Nest-site selection can influence nesting success, and thus population dynamics, of many species of ground- nesting

Oli, Madan K.

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Optimal Flight Speed of Birds  

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...research-article Optimal Flight Speed of Birds Anders Hedenstrom Thomas Alerstam The speed of birds in flapping flight...when interpreted in the light of optimization theory, may...and review of optimal flight speeds of birds, based on foraging...

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Biophysics of Bird Flight  

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...small field and can be disassembled for return to its base by trailer (6a). During the glide of the bird, the measuring sailplane...disclosed that the porpoise is complete-ly covered with a hydraulic skin 1/16 inch thick that is elastic and ducted. Kramer...

August Raspet

1960-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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52 Herpetological Review 37(1), 2006 success and nest temperature in natural and disturbed habitats. Ecol-  

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52 Herpetological Review 37(1), 2006 success and nest temperature in natural and disturbed habitats Incubation: Its Effects on Embryonic Develop- ment in Birds and Reptiles, pp. 213­228. Cambridge University, and habitat selection by a nocturnal snake, Hoplocephalus bungaroides. Ecology 84:2668­2679. ROOSENBERG, W

Willson. J.D.

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nest  

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weapon effects, technical evaluation of consequence management radiological data, medical care, and advice for individuals exposed to ionizing radiation.

Our emergency...

119

Nested Quantum Error Correction Codes  

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The theory of quantum error correction was established more than a decade ago as the primary tool for fighting decoherence in quantum information processing. Although great progress has already been made in this field, limited methods are available in constructing new quantum error correction codes from old codes. Here we exhibit a simple and general method to construct new quantum error correction codes by nesting certain quantum codes together. The problem of finding long quantum error correction codes is reduced to that of searching several short length quantum codes with certain properties. Our method works for all length and all distance codes, and is quite efficient to construct optimal or near optimal codes. Two main known methods in constructing new codes from old codes in quantum error-correction theory, the concatenating and pasting, can be understood in the framework of nested quantum error correction codes.

Zhuo Wang; Kai Sun; Hen Fan; Vlatko Vedral

2009-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

120

ORIGINAL ARTICLE Approximate Truth and Descriptive Nesting  

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Approximate Truth and Descriptive Nesting Jeffrey Alan Barrett Received: 7 July. This paper presents a notion of local probable approximate truth in terms of descriptive nesting relations

Barrett, Jeffrey A.

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121

Safe Open-Nested Transactions Through Ownership  

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Researchers in transactional memory (TM) have proposed open nesting asa methodology for increasing the concurrency of a program. The ideais to ignore certain "low-level" memory operations of anopen-nested transaction when ...

Agrawal, Kunal

2008-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

122

Safe open-nested transactions through ownership  

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Researchers in transactional memory (TM) have proposed open nesting as a methodology for increasing the concurrency of transactional programs. The idea is to ignore ``low-level'' memory operations of an open-nested transaction when detecting conflicts ... Keywords: abstract serializability, open-nested transactions, ownership types, ownership-aware transactions, safe nesting, semantic deadlock, semantics, serializability by modules, transactional memory, transactional memory semantics, xmodules

Kunal Agrawal; I-Ting Angelina Lee; Jim Sukha

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Editing Nested Constraints and Application Conditions  

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Editing Nested Constraints and Application Conditions Karl Azab Carl v. Ossietzky Universit¨at Oldenburg, Germany azab@informatik.uni-oldenburg.de Abstract. Nested constraints and application conditions to get these editing features and implemented a tree-oriented visualization for editing nested constrains

Habel, Annegret

124

Nested Partitions Using Texture Segmentation V. Lakshmanan  

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Nested Partitions Using Texture Segmentation V. Lakshmanan Coop. Inst. of Meso. Met. Studies of partitioning the pixels of an im- age such that the partitions at one step are wholly nested inside. It is possible to devise a multiscale approach where the partitions in one scale are nested within the partitions

Lakshmanan, Valliappa

125

NEST REPRESENTATIONS OF DIRECTED GRAPH ALGEBRAS  

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NEST REPRESENTATIONS OF DIRECTED GRAPH ALGEBRAS KENNETH R. DAVIDSON AND ELIAS KATSOULIS Abstract. This paper is a comprehensive study of the nest rep- resentations for the free semigroupoid algebra LG that the finite dimensional nest representations sep- arate the points in LG, and a fortiori, in T + (G

Katsoulis, Elias G.

126

NEST ALGEBRAS IN c1 Alvaro Arias*  

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NEST ALGEBRAS IN c1 by Alvaro Arias* ABSTRACT. In this paper we address some basic questions of the Banach space structure of the nest algebras in the trace class in particular, we study whether any two of them are isomorphic to each other, and show that the nest algebras in the trace class have bases. We

Arias, Alvaro

127

CHSLT -NEST WPI Mechanical Engineering Department  

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CHSLT - NEST WPI Mechanical Engineering Department Introduction: digital cameras 11 November 2013 #12;CHSLT - NEST WPI Mechanical Engineering Department The CCD/CMOS camera CCD charged-coupled device) #12;CHSLT - NEST WPI Mechanical Engineering Department The CCD/CMOS camera Detail section of a CCD

Furlong, Cosme

128

Serializability of Nested Transactions in Multidatabases ?  

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Serializability of Nested Transactions in Multidatabases ? Ugur Halici1, Budak Arpinar2 and Asuman@rorqual.cc.metu.edu.tr, fasuman, budakg@srdc.metu.edu.tr Abstract. The correctness of nested transactions for multidatabases dif- fers from that of at transactions in that, for nested transactions the execution order of siblings

Arpinar, I. Budak

129

Nested Autonomy Prototype for Distributed Undersea Sensing  

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MOOS-IvP Nested Autonomy Prototype for Distributed Undersea Sensing User's Guide H. Schmidt, M Autonomous Network Architecture, based on the Nested Autonomy paradigm, as implemented and operated Nested Autonomy Paradigm for Distributed Undersea Sensing 11 2 Autonomy in Communication

Schmidt, Henrik

130

Bird Mortaility at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: March 1998--September 2001  

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Over the past 15 years, research has shown that wind turbines in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) kill many birds, including raptors, which are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and/or state and federal Endangered Species Acts. Early research in the APWRA on avian mortality mainly attempted to identify the extent of the problem. In 1998, however, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) initiated research to address the causal relationships between wind turbines and bird mortality. NREL funded a project by BioResource Consultants to perform this research directed at identifying and addressing the causes of mortality of various bird species from wind turbines in the APWRA.With 580 megawatts (MW) of installed wind turbine generating capacity in the APWRA, wind turbines there provide up to 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of emissions-free electricity annually. By identifying and implementing new methods and technologies to reduce or resolve bird mortality in the APWRA, power producers may be able to increase wind turbine electricity production at the site and apply similar mortality-reduction methods at other sites around the state and country.

Smallwood, K. S.; Thelander, C. G.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Arthropod abundance and seasonal bird use of bottomland forest harvest gaps.  

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We investigated the influence of arthropod abundance and vegetation structure on shifts in avian use of canopy gap, gap edge, and surrounding forest understory in a bottomland hardwood forest in the Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina. We compared captures of foliage-gleaning birds among locations during four periods (spring migration, breeding, post-breeding, and fall migration). Foliage arthropod densities were greatest in the forest understory in all four seasons, but understory vegetation density was greatest in gaps. Foliage-gleaning bird abundance was positively associated with foliage-dwelling arthropods during the breeding (F = 18.5, P < 0.001) and post-breeding periods (F = 9.4, P = 0.004), and negatively associated with foliage-dwelling arthropods during fall migration (F = 5.4, P = 0.03). Relationships between birds and arthropods were inconsistent, but the arthropod prey base seemed to be least important during migratory periods. Conversely, bird captures were positively correlated with understory vegetation density during all four periods (P < 0.001). Our study suggests high bird abundance associated with canopy gaps during the non-breeding period resulted less from high arthropod food resource availability than from complex understory and midstory vegetation structure.

Moorman, Christopher, E.; Bowen, Liessa T.; Kilgo, John, C.; Hanula, James, L.; Horn, Scott; Ulyshen, Michael, D.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Optimal Conservation of Migratory Species Tara G. Martin1  

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of biodiversity worldwide with annual investment for their conservation exceeding several billion dollars international borders. To date, conservation strategies for migratory species fail to take into account how connectivity results in the protection of the species across its entire range. Conclusions/ Significance. We

Queensland, University of

133

PACIFIC HIGHLY MIGR ATORY PEL AGIC FISHERIES pacific highly migratory  

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the Pacific Ocean, from the tropics to temperate latitudes. Many of these fishes routinely travel great highly migratory species throughout the Pacific Ocean. Some of the fleets are capable of operating across the Pacific as well as in other oceans during a single fishing season. These fleets use larger purse

134

Nested-grid simulation of mercury over North America  

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middle), nested America. IPR simulation (bottom). TheSTD simulation (middle), nested IPR simulation (bottom). Thesimulation; Right panel: IPR nested-grid Fig. 3. Scatter

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Although data on nesting biology are avail-able for several nest-excavating species [2,  

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Although data on nesting biology are avail- able for several nest-excavating species [2, 5­7, 35, 41­44], detailed studies of this aspect for species that nest in preexisting cavities has only been made in Centris (Hemisiella) vittata [32]. In this paper we present observations on the nesting

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

136

Capacity Constraints Across Nests in Assortment Optimization Under the Nested Logit Model  

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Capacity Constraints Across Nests in Assortment Optimization Under the Nested Logit Model Jacob B Abstract We consider assortment optimization problems when customers choose according to the nested logit in all nests. When each product consumes one unit of capacity, our capacity constraint limits

Topaloglu, Huseyin

137

Breeding Dispersal and Nesting Behavior of Burrowing Owls Following Experimental Nest1 D. H. CATLIN1  

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Breeding Dispersal and Nesting Behavior of Burrowing Owls Following Experimental Nest1 Predation2 3 97331, dan.rosenberg@oregonstate.edu7 ABSTRACT8 Nest predation is considered a primary factor affecting the hypothesis that nest predation would10 increase dispersal probability, dispersal distance and the frequency

Rosenberg, Daniel K.

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What do artificial nests tells us about nest predation? Liana Zanette*  

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What do artificial nests tells us about nest predation? Liana Zanette* Department of Zoology Received 1 March 2001; received in revised form 7 May 2001; accepted 15 June 2001 Abstract Artificial nests are commonly used to evaluate predation, but the assumption that this method mimics predation on natural nests

Zanette, Liana

139

Breeding Dispersal and Nesting Behavior of Burrowing Owls Following Experimental Nest Predation  

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Breeding Dispersal and Nesting Behavior of Burrowing Owls Following Experimental Nest Predation D, Corvallis 97331 ABSTRACT.--Nest predation is considered a primary factor affecting the life-history characteristics and particularly dispersal of many avian species. We tested the hypothesis that nest predation

Rosenberg, Daniel K.

140

NESTING WITH THE WASP ROPALIDIA CINCTA INCREASES NEST SUCCESS OF RED-CHEEKED CORDONBLEU  

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1022 NESTING WITH THE WASP ROPALIDIA CINCTA INCREASES NEST SUCCESS OF RED-CHEEKED CORDONBLEU costs or benefits to associated hymenopterans. We followed the nesting cycles of an estrildid finch, the Red-cheeked Cordonbleu (Uraeginthus bengalus), and a common nesting associate, the wasp Ropalidia

Beier, Paul

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141

Nested-cone transformer antenna  

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A plurality of conical transmission lines are concentrically nested to form n output antenna for pulsed-power, radio-frequency, and microwave sources. The diverging conical conductors enable a high power input density across a bulk dielectric to be reduced below a breakdown power density at the antenna interface with the transmitting medium. The plurality of cones maintain a spacing between conductors which minimizes the generation of high order modes between the conductors. Further, the power input feeds are isolated at the input while enabling the output electromagnetic waves to add at the transmission interface. Thus, very large power signals from a pulse rf, or microwave source can be radiated.

Ekdahl, Carl A. (Santa Fe, NM)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Nested-cone transformer antenna  

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A plurality of conical transmission lines are concentrically nested to form an output antenna for pulsed-power, radio-frequency, and microwave sources. The diverging conical conductors enable a high power input density across a bulk dielectric to be reduced below a breakdown power density at the antenna interface with the transmitting medium. The plurality of cones maintain a spacing between conductors which minimizes the generation of high order modes between the conductors. Further, the power input feeds are isolated at the input while enabling the output electromagnetic waves to add at the transmission interface. Thus, very large power signals from a pulse rf, or microwave source can be radiated. 6 figures.

Ekdahl, C.A.

1991-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

143

Bird dropping research continues apace  

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... otherwise of bird droppings' seem unaware that this is of major economic importance to the power industry. High-voltage ... industry. High-voltage transmission ...

DAVID C. JOLLY

1986-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

144

Oregon Department of Transportations OTIA III State Bridge Delivery Program : 400 bridges one biological opinion  

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the Oregon ESA, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Marinethe Oregon ESA, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), MarineRemoval-Fill Law, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Marine Mammal

Bonoff, Michael B.; Toledo, Zachary O.; Ryan, William A.; Carson, Robert G.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To...  

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for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats, and through the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Act), the United States has implemented these migratory bird conventions...

146

Fast Computation of Supertrees for Compatible Phylogenies with Nested Taxa  

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Fast Computation of Supertrees for Compatible Phylogenies with Nested Taxa Vincent Berry1 Corresponding author. Keywords. Phylogenetics, supertree methods, nested taxa, compatibility, strepsirrhine are nested; for example, "buttercups" and "plants" are nested taxa. Motivated by Page, the first supertree

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

147

Developing indicators for European birds  

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...resources, which is a central pillar of the Convention on Biological...birds forms one part of a three-pronged approach to delivering indicators for sustainability in Europe based on birds...a historical study over three decades. J. Appl. Ecol...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Nesting-based Relational-to-XML Schema Translation  

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Nesting-based Relational-to- XML Schema Translation Dongwon Lee Murali Mani Frank Chiu Wesley W Proposed Techniques Flat Translation (FT) Nesting-based Translation (NeT) Translation using InclusionDB'01 Nesting Nested relational model: allows non-1NF Nest operator: nesting on column X collects all

Lee, Dongwon

149

HNF-55187  

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laws including the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940 and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 still provide protection for eagles, their nest trees, and communal...

150

Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Guidance for Protected Terrestrial Species  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Washington StateCode, Chapter 77.15 RCW. The MBTA is administered by theis more stringent that the MBTA, as it protects empty nests,

Carey, Marion

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BORNEO NEST CARD PROTOCOL (2010) Nest-searching is a quintessential part of this study. Data from nests are used to estimate reproductive  

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BORNEO NEST CARD PROTOCOL (2010) Nest-searching is a quintessential part of this study. Data from nests are used to estimate reproductive success for the various species nesting on the study plots and to identify how environmental pressures both biotic (ie. predation) and abiotic (ie. nest micro

Martin, Thomas E.

152

Site Environmental Report for 2011, Volumes 1 & 2  

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amended). 51 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Supp.Act 3.3.13 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Site Environmentalin 2012. 3.3.13 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Baskin, David

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Site Environmental Report for 2012, Volumes 1 & 2  

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Note 8 above. 50. Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Act 3.3.14 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Site Environmentalpolicy. 3.3.14 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Pauer, Ron

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Site Environmental Report for 2007 Volume I  

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amended). 57 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Supp.Act 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESremoved. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Site Environmental Report for 2009, Volume I  

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amended). 61 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Supp.Act 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESby 2010. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Site Environmental Report for 2008, Volume 1  

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ESG, (December 60 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Act 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESthe Act. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Site Environmental Report for 2010, Volumes 1 & 2  

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amended). 58 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Supp.2010 3.4.15 Migratory Bird Treaty Act 3.4.2 Comprehensivein 2011. 3.4.15 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Baskin, David

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Discrete Applied Mathematics 121 (2002) 139153 NeST graphs  

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Discrete Applied Mathematics 121 (2002) 139­153 NeST graphs Ryan B. Haywarda; , Paul E. Kearneyb; received in revised form 14 March 2001; accepted 26 March 2001 Abstract We establish results on NeST graphs show the equivalence of proper NeST graphs and unit NeST graphs, the equivalence of ÿxed distance NeST

Hayward, Ryan B.

159

A Single Input Rule Modules Connected Fuzzy FMEA Methodology for Edible Bird Nest Processing  

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Despite of the popularity of the fuzzy Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) methodology, there are several limitations in ... problem. In this paper, a new fuzzy FMEA methodology with a zero-order Single Inpu...

Chian Haur Jong; Kai Meng Tay; Chee Peng Lim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied flycatcher  

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Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied., Ahola, M., Eeva, T., Va¨isa¨nen, R. A. and Lehikoinen, E. 2006. Climate change, migratory connectivity Ficedula hypoleuca Pallas, and analysed whether potential changes were explained by changes in climatic

Laaksonen, Toni

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161

Bridges and wildlife: issues and solutions  

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applicable regulations (Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and stateto identify any Migratory Bird Treaty Act issues that may

Carey, Marion

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Guidance for Protected Terrestrial Species  

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and addressing Migratory Bird Treaty Act issues. Chapter 5the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Washington

Carey, Marion

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

FLEXIBILITY IN NEST-SITE CHOICE AND NESTING SUCCESS OF TURDUS RUFIVENTRIS (TURDIDAE) IN A MONTANE FOREST IN  

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FLEXIBILITY IN NEST-SITE CHOICE AND NESTING SUCCESS OF TURDUS RUFIVENTRIS (TURDIDAE) IN A MONTANE AND THOMAS E. MARTIN4 ABSTRACT.--We studied the consequences of nest-site choice on nesting success under differing disturbance levels for the Rufous-bellied Thrush (Turdus rufiventris). We compared nest

Martin, Thomas E.

164

Nesting biology of the leafcutting bee Megachile (Pseudocentron) gomphrenoides (Hymenoptera  

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Nesting biology of the leafcutting bee Megachile (Pseudocentron) gomphrenoides (Hymenoptera Abstract ­ The nesting biology of the leafcutting bee Megachile (Pseudocentron) gomphrenoides Vachal were obtained from trap-nests placed in the field margin during two agricultural years (2008

165

The conformal loop ensemble nesting field  

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The conformal loop ensemble CLE$_\\kappa$ with parameter $8/3 nesting field. We generalize this result by assigning i.i.d. weights to the loops, and we treat an alternate notion of convergence to the nesting field in the case where the weight distribution has mean zero. We also establish estimates for moments of the number of CLE loops surrounding two given points.

Jason Miller; Samuel S. Watson; David B. Wilson

2014-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

166

Automation of Nested Matrix and Derivative Operations Robert Kalaba  

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Automation of Nested Matrix and Derivative Operations Robert Kalaba Departments of Electrical of expressions involving nested matrix and derivative operations. The need to differentiate such expressions

Tesfatsion, Leigh

167

Radio Monitoring Birds of Prey  

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Abstract This paper is a consideration of field techniques rather than of equipment design. The first of three parts reviews applications of radio monitoring in bird of prey studies, with suggestions concerning terminology. There has been some radio telemetry of activity and incubation parameters, but most monitoring of raptors has involved radio tracking. This has included location of birds for investigation of movements, ranges, habitat utilization and roost sites, but could also be used for surveillance of what birds were doing. The second section describes techniques used in radio surveillance of a particularly secretive raptor, the goshawk, and presents original data on prey selection which were collected during studies of predation on woodpigeons and pheasants. Finally, there is an outline of how selection data were combined with predation rate measurements and hawk density estimates, obtained using radio tags as a Lincoln Index marker during hawk sightings, to determine the impact of predation on these economically important prey.

R.E. KENWARD

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab  

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Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab Author: Peter Kasper See the following link information concerning the Current Status of Access to Fermilab Summaries from past years .. '99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 and past months .. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year List: Contains the list of birds seen so far this year. Seasonal List: The list of birds recorded on site at this time of year. Recent entries ... Dec 29 Dec 22 Dec 19 Dec 14 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 5 Dec 1 Nov 24 Nov 22 Nov 17 Nov 13 Nov 10 Nov 7 Nov 3 Nov 2 Oct 30 Oct 28 Oct 27 Oct 23 Oct 20 Oct 13 Oct 10 Oct 6 Oct 3 Oct 2 Sep 29 Sep 27 Sep 26 Sep 1 Aug 30 Aug 23 Aug 18 Aug 16 Aug 11 Aug 9 Aug 4 Aug 1 Jul 28 Jul 25 Jul 21 Jul 17 Jul 14 Jul 11 Jul 7 Jul 5 Jun 30 Jun 27

169

Birds and people in Europe  

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...that the slope of the latter relationship does not differ from unity (spatial model 1...rapidly with human population density than does avian biomass, the regressions have steeper...Perrins, C. M. (eds) 1977 1994 In Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Nested Intersection for Scalable Software Composition (Technical Report)  

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Nested Intersection for Scalable Software Composition (Technical Report) Nathaniel Nystrom Xin Qi systems, combining their features in a modular way. J& supports nested intersection, building on ear- lier work on nested inheritance in the language Jx. Nested inher- itance permits modular, type

Myers, Andrew C.

171

Original article The function of the vestibulum in nests  

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Original article The function of the vestibulum in nests of a solitary stem-nesting bee, Osmia rufa, 06099 Halle (Saale), Germany (Received 2 April 1998; accepted 21 November 1998) Abstract - Nests of the stem- or hole-nesting megachilid bee, Osmia rufa, were analysed to help clar- ify the function

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

172

ORCHARD BEE NESTING MATERIALS ACE PAPER TUBE CORPORATION  

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ORCHARD BEE NESTING MATERIALS ACE PAPER TUBE CORPORATION Nesting Tubes 4918 Denison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44102 Tel: 216-961-0250 Mason Bees and Nesting Supplies 21323 232nd St. SE, Monroe, Washington 98272-8982 Fax: 206-820-8037 E-mail: easugden@msn.com MAXTEK Nest Blocks Chuck McSween Tel: 425

173

Open Nested Transactions: Semantics and Support J. Eliot B. Moss  

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Open Nested Transactions: Semantics and Support J. Eliot B. Moss Department of Computer Science describe semantics for serializable (safe) open nested transactions. Given these semantics, we then suggest, applications for open nesting, and their hardware implications. We focus primarily on linear nesting, which we

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

174

Nesting of two-dimensional irregular parts: an integrated approach  

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Nesting of two-dimensional irregular parts: an integrated approach S. Q. XIE*{, G. G. WANG{ and Y The present paper reports an intelligent computer-aided nesting (CAN) system for optimal nesting of two the utilization ratio of sheet materials. This paper also systemically reviews the nesting algorithms that were

Wang, Gaofeng Gary

175

Nested User Interface Components Ken Perlin, Jon Meyer  

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Nested User Interface Components Ken Perlin, Jon Meyer NYU Media Research Lab Department,meyer}@cs.nyu.edu ABSTRACT Nested User Interface Components combine the concepts of Zooming User Interfaces (ZUIs) with recursive nesting of active graphical user interface widgets. The resulting system of recursively nesting

176

On Open Nesting in Distributed Transactional Memory Alexandru Turcu  

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Systor '12 On Open Nesting in Distributed Transactional Memory Alexandru Turcu Virginia Tech talex (TFA), we add support for open nested transactions. We discuss the mechanisms and performance implications of such nesting, and identify the cases where using open nesting is warranted and the relevant

Ravindran, Binoy

177

Nested Queries in Object Bases Sophie Cluet Guido Moerkotte  

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Nested Queries in Object Bases Sophie Cluet Guido Moerkotte INRIA Lehrstuhl f¨ur Informatik III BP for object­oriented (oo) databases allow nested subqueries. This paper contains (1) the first algebra which is capable of handling arbitrary nested queries and (2) the first complete classification of oo nested

Mannheim, Universität

178

Don't Mess with the NEST  

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NEST stands for Nuclear Emergency Support Team. The NEST Mission Statement as first established: (1) Conduct, direct, coordinate search and recovery operations for nuclear material, weapons or devices; and (2) Assist in identification and deactivation of Improvised Nuclear Devices (INDs) and Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs). Then in 1980 a very sophisticated improvised explosive device was found at Harvey's Casino at Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The FBI and Bomb Squads were unprepared and it detonated. As a result the additional phrase 'and Sophisticated Improvised Explosive Devices (SIEDs)' was added to the Mission Statement.

Larson, M

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

179

PolyChord: nested sampling for cosmology  

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PolyChord is a novel nested sampling algorithm tailored for high dimensional parameter spaces. In addition, it can fully exploit a hierarchy of parameter speeds such as is found in CosmoMC and CAMB. It utilises slice sampling at each iteration to sample within the hard likelihood constraint of nested sampling. It can identify and evolve separate modes of a posterior semi-independently and is parallelised using openMPI. PolyChord is available for download at: http://ccpforge.cse.rl.ac.uk/gf/project/polychord/

Handley, W J; Lasenby, A N

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Early Migratory Behavior of Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus) Pups from Bering Island, Russia  

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examined the early migratory behavior and habitat associations of pups from Bering Island (BI), Russia. I instrumented 35 pups with Mk10-AL satellite tags and stomach temperature telemeters which provided diving, foraging and location data. I hypothesized...

Lee, Olivia Astillero

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Functional Clustering in Nested Designs Abel Rodriguez  

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Functional Clustering in Nested Designs Abel Rodriguez University of California, Santa Cruz) and oceanography (Rodriguez et al., 2008a). Because functional data are inherently complex, functional clustering the principal points of random functions; James & Sugar (2003), who develop methods for sparsely sam- pled

West, Mike

182

Site Environmental Report for 2005 Volume I and Volume II  

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for 2005 R-6 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC 703 (Supp.Preservation Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act WATER AND ENERGYAct. 3.4.12 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The federal Migratory

Ruggieri, Michael

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab"  

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Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab" Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab" If you are a birder yourself, or if your students study birds you may want to keep up to date on the local bird populations. If you're new to birding this may be of even more interest. This article discusses some local resources and includes some tips from a Fermilab expert birder on how to begin. Peter Kasper, birding expert at Fermilab, and our featured physicist in this newsletter has an outstanding resource on the Internet, the Birds of Fermilab. If you have WWW access connect at: http://fnnews.fnal.gov/ecology/wildlife/list.html . Here Peter has reports of sightings of 252 species. The basis of the information on this site are two research periods during which Peter and Vicki Byre (while with the

184

Query optimization in nested relational databases  

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optimization in nested relational systems and does not make any assumptions on the physical implementation of the system. C. Contributions of this research This research could be divided into three phases: 1. Study of query languages and algebras... does so by treating both relation-valued attributes and relations uniformly. Let name be the set of valid names to be used for naming relations and their attributes. 1. Descriptions: A description 6 is an ordered pair (n, s), where n C name...

Rathakrishnan, Balaji

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

185

Nested Cluster Algorithm for Frustrated Quantum Antiferromagnets  

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Simulations of frustrated quantum antiferromagnets suffer from a severe sign problem. We solve the ergodicity problem of the loop-cluster algorithm in a natural way and apply a powerful strategy to address the sign problem. For the spin 1/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet on a kagome and on a frustrated square lattice, a nested cluster algorithm eliminates the sign problem for large systems. The method is applicable to general lattice geometries but limited to moderate temperatures.

M. Nyfeler; F. -J. Jiang; F. Kmpfer; U. -J. Wiese

2008-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

186

Solitons with nested structure over finite fields  

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We propose a solitonic dynamical system over finite fields that may be regarded as an analogue of the box-ball systems. The one-soliton solutions of the system, which have nested structures similar to fractals, are also proved. The solitonic system in this paper is described by polynomials, which seems to be novel. Furthermore, in spite of such complex internal structures, numerical simulations exhibit stable propagations before and after collisions among multiple solitons with preserving their patterns.

Fumitaka Yura

2014-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

187

Characterization of Sea Turtle Nesting on the Upper Texas Coast  

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Nearly annual record Kemps ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) nesting activity on the upper Texas coast (UTC; defined as beaches from Sabine Pass to Matagorda Peninsula), where scientifically verifiable nesting commenced in 2002, has occurred...

Hughes, Christi Lynn

2014-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

188

Battling bird flu by the numbers  

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bird flu by the numbers Lab theorists have developed a mathematical tool that could help health experts and crisis managers determine in real time whether an emerging...

189

Lady Bird Johnson Middle School  

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- 600KW array $2,976,972.00 $19.55 Wind Turbines - 12 Skystream units $143,217.00 $0.94 Geothermal HVAC Water Well $277,194.00 $1.82 Water collection tank $27,125.00 $0.18 Native landscaping/ bio swales $3,000.00 $0.02 Energy monitoring system - Convia...Irving Independent School District Jim Scrivner Energy Manager jscrivner@irvingisd.net Lady Bird JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL Engineer: Image Engineering Group, LLC Don Penn, President dpenn@iegltd.com Architect: Corgan Associates, Inc Susan Smith, Vice...

Scrivner, J.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Query shredding: efficient relational evaluation of queries over nested multisets  

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Nested relational query languages have been explored extensively, and underlie industrial language-integrated query systems such as Microsoft's LINQ. However, relational databases do not natively support nested collections in query results. This can ... Keywords: language-integrated query, querying nested collections

James Cheney; Sam Lindley; Philip Wadler

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

ON HIGHER ORDER BOURGAIN ALGEBRAS OF A NEST ALGEBRA  

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ON HIGHER ORDER BOURGAIN ALGEBRAS OF A NEST ALGEBRA TIMOTHY G. FEEMAN Abstract. Following earlier algebras, as well as the second order Bourgain algebras, associated with a nest algebra, we herein demonstrate that a given nest algebra has (essentially) at most six different third order Bourgain algebras

Feeman, Timothy

192

LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND  

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LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, RUTGERS, THE STATE'' locally. As a result, local nested structure is produced. This phenome­ non is ultimately due. The main result of the paper establishes the presence of local nested structure in k­color rules

Rowland, Eric

193

Nest Relocation in Harvester Ants DEBORAH M. GORDON*  

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Nest Relocation in Harvester Ants DEBORAH M. GORDON* Centre for Population Biology, Imperial been suggested that colonies of the genus Pogonomyrmex relocate their nests in response to crowding by neighboring colonies. Nest relocations and dis- tances moved were observed in a population of about 250

Gordon, Deborah

194

Converting Nested Algebra Expressions into Flat Algebra Expressions  

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Converting Nested Algebra Expressions into Flat Algebra Expressions JAN PAREDAENS University of Antwerp and DIRK VAN GUCHT Indiana University Nested relations generalize ordinary flat relations by allowing tuple values to be either atomic or set valued. The nested algebra is a generalization of the flat

Van Gucht, Dirk

195

Nested Loop Algorithm for Parallel Model Based Iterative Reconstruction  

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Nested Loop Algorithm for Parallel Model Based Iterative Reconstruction Zhou Yu, Lin Fu, Debashish. In this paper, we propose a fast converging simultaneous-update algorithm using a nested loop structure tomography, iterative reconstruction, nested loop, preconditioner. I. INTRODUCTION Recent applications

196

NESTING MAPS OF GRASSMANNIANS C. DE CONCINI AND Z. REICHSTEIN  

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NESTING MAPS OF GRASSMANNIANS C. DE CONCINI AND Z. REICHSTEIN Abstract. Let F be a field and Gr ) is called nesting if l f(l) for every l Gr(i, Fn ). Glover, Homer and Stong showed that there are no continuous nesting maps Gr(i, Cn ) - Gr(j, Cn ) except for a few obvious ones. We prove a similar result

Reichstein, Zinovy

197

The Nested Universal Relation Data Model MARK LEVENE  

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The Nested Universal Relation Data Model MARK LEVENE Department of Computer Science, University, London WC1E 7HX, U.K., email: george@cs.bbk.ac.uk #12; 2 The Nested UR Model #12; 3 List of Symbols letters to be italicized are clearly indicated in the text. #12; 4 The nested universal relation (UR

Levene, Mark

198

Research Article Nesting Habitat Characteristics of the Marbled Murrelet  

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Research Article Nesting Habitat Characteristics of the Marbled Murrelet in Central California 94720, USA Abstract The marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) is a threatened seabird that nests published on murrelet nesting habitat in the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) region. Here we present

Mladenoff, David

199

Making Nested Parallel Transactions Practical using Lightweight Hardware Support  

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Making Nested Parallel Transactions Practical using Lightweight Hardware Support Woongki Baek possible performance, TM must support the nested parallelism available in real-world applications and sup- ported by popular programming models. A few recent papers have proposed support for nested parallelism

Kozyrakis, Christos

200

STRUCTURE OF NESTED SEQUENCES OF BALLS IN BANACH SPACES  

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STRUCTURE OF NESTED SEQUENCES OF BALLS IN BANACH SPACES P. BANDYOPADHYAY, V. P. FONF, B.-L. LIN, AND M. MART´IN Abstract. In this paper, we study the structure of the union of unbounded nested of an unbounded nested sequence of balls is a cone if the centers of the balls lie in a finite dimensional

Martín, Miguel

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201

WALi: Nested-Word Automata Amanda Burton1  

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WALi: Nested-Word Automata Amanda Burton1 , Aditya Thakur1 , Evan Driscoll1 , and Thomas Reps1,2 1 University of Wisconsin 2 GrammaTech, Inc. {burtona,adi,driscoll,reps}@cs.wisc.edu 1 Nested-Word Automata and Overview of the Library's Organization WALi-NWA is a library for constructing and querying nested

Liblit, Ben

202

NESTING MAPS OF GRASSMANNIANS C. DE CONCINI AND Z. REICHSTEIN  

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NESTING MAPS OF GRASSMANNIANS C. DE CONCINI AND Z. REICHSTEIN of Fn. A map f :Gr(i, Fn) -! Gr(j, Fn) is called nesting if l f(l) for every l 2 Gr(i, Fn). Glover, Homer and Stong showed that there are no continuous nesting maps Gr(i, Cn) -! Gr

Reichstein, Zinovy

203

LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND  

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LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, RUTGERS, THE STATE" locally. As a result, local nested structure is produced. This phenome- non is ultimately due. The main result of the paper establishes the presence of local nested structure in k-color rules

Rowland, Eric

204

Adding Nesting Structure to Words Rajeev Alur1  

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Adding Nesting Structure to Words Rajeev Alur1 and P. Madhusudan2 1 University of Pennsylvania, USA 2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 1 Introduction We propose nested words to capture models where there is both a natural linear sequencing of positions and a hierarchically nested matching

Parthasarathy, Madhusudan

205

Asymmetric Nested Lattice Samples Peter Z. G. Qian1  

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Asymmetric Nested Lattice Samples Peter Z. G. Qian1 , Mingyao Ai2,3 , Youngdeok Hwang1 and Heng Su4-filling designs, called asymmetric nested lattice samples. As a stepping-stone to the proposed approach, we introduce two methods for generating asymmetric nested orthogonal arrays. We then present two elaborate

Qian, Peter Z. G.

206

Nested Lattice Codes for Arbitrary Continuous Sources and Channels  

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Nested Lattice Codes for Arbitrary Continuous Sources and Channels Aria G. Sahebi and S. Sandeep 48109, USA. Email: ariaghs@umich.edu, pradhanv@umich.edu Abstract--In this paper, we show that nested information at the transmitter. We also show that nested lattice codes are optimal for source coding

Pradhan, Sandeep

207

Optimizing Nested Queries with Parameter Sort Orders Ravindra Guravannavar  

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Optimizing Nested Queries with Parameter Sort Orders Ravindra Guravannavar Ramanujam H.s@sybase.com Indian Institute of Technology Bombay sudarsha@cse.iitb.ac.in Abstract Nested iteration is an important technique for query evaluation. It is the default way of execut- ing nested subqueries in SQL. Although

Sudarshan, S.

208

Establishing a Birding-Related Business  

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). The economic impact of birding ecotourism on the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Area, Texas, 1993-1994. Report the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Kerlinger, P., T. Eubanks and R. H. Payne. (1994b). The economic impact of birding ecotourism on the Laguna...

Scott, David; Callahan, Ashley

2000-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

209

Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy...  

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Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy Center in Pennsylvania Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy Center in Pennsylvania...

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Impacts of capture and handling on wild birds.  

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??Bird ringing is a key ecological research technique that involves the capture and handling of birds. It is used extensively to obtain information on population (more)

Duarte, Leila

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in bird community composition in response to growth changes in short-rotation woody crop plantings  

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Hybrid poplar established as intensively managed short-rotation woody crops (SRWC) former agricultural lands can provide habitat for wildlife. Studies of bird use of SRWC for nesting and during fall migration have shown that the numbers and kinds of breeding birds using mature plantings of hybrid poplar are similar to natural-forested lands. In Minnesota, the number and species of breeding birds using habitat provided by clonal-trial plantings and young larger-scale plantings (12--64 ha) of hybrid poplar were initially most similar to those using grasslands and row-crops. As the plantings approached canopy closure, successional species became predominant. In the Pacific Northwest, breeding bird composition and density were very similar for mature plantings and forested areas; however, fall migrants were found primarily in forested areas. In the Southeast, preliminary comparisons of breeding bird use of plantings of sweetgum and sycamore with naturally regenerating forests of different ages and sizes and vegetation structure are showing no size effect on use. As with hybrid poplar, species use of the more mature plantings of sweetgum and sycamore was most similar to that of natural forests.

Tolbert, V.R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Hanowski, J.; Christian, D. [Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth, MN (United States); Hoffman, W. [National Audubon Society, Tavernier, FL (United States); Schiller, A. [Clark Univ., Worcester, MA (United States). Graduate School of Geography; LIndberg, J. [Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education, TN (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A consumer-oriented approach to interpretive program planning for birding  

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of habitat management for birds (personal, nonpersonal or publication) 16. Bird behavior 17. Presentation method for bird behavior (personal, nonpersonal or publication) 1$. Unique or rare birds of the area 19. Presentation method for unique or rare... Management Presentation 33 16. Bird behavior = Behavior 17. Presentation method for bird behavior = Behavior Presentation 18. Unique or rare birds of the area = Rare Birds 19. Presentation method for unique or rare birds of the area = Rare Birds...

Hobson, William Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

213

Nested Quantum Walks with Quantum Data Structures  

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We develop a new framework that extends the quantum walk framework of Magniez, Nayak, Roland, and Santha, by utilizing the idea of quantum data structures to construct an efficient method of nesting quantum walks. Surprisingly, only classical data structures were considered before for searching via quantum walks. The recently proposed learning graph framework of Belovs has yielded improved upper bounds for several problems, including triangle finding and more general subgraph detection. We exhibit the power of our framework by giving a simple explicit constructions that reproduce both the $O(n^{35/27})$ and $O(n^{9/7})$ learning graph upper bounds (up to logarithmic factors) for triangle finding, and discuss how other known upper bounds in the original learning graph framework can be converted to algorithms in our framework. We hope that the ease of use of this framework will lead to the discovery of new upper bounds.

Stacey Jeffery; Robin Kothari; Frederic Magniez

2012-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive  

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A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive Mechanisms for REDD+ Implementation at Multiple Scales Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive Mechanisms for REDD+ Implementation at Multiple Scales Agency/Company /Organization: Forest Carbon Portal Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.forestcarbonportal.com/resource/nested-approach-redd-structuring-e A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive Mechanisms for REDD+ Implementation at Multiple Scales Screenshot References: A Nested Approach to REDD+: Structuring Effective and Transparent Incentive Mechanisms for REDD+ Implementation at Multiple Scales[1]

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Nested Transactions and Read/Write Locking (Prehmmary Report)  

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~sact~ons of the mlgmal transaction Thus \\re consider a s) stem whete tiansactlona can be nested This idea wti fuat

Lynch, Nancy

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Habitat selection of the Wood Thrush nesting in east Texas  

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MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS. 70 Page LITERATURE CITED 72 VITA 83 ix LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 1. Kruskal-Wallis comparisons of vegetation variables at random sites and Wood Thrush nest sites 20 2. Numbers and species of trees selected as nest sites... by Wood Thrushes 24 3. Numbers (percentages) of predated, successful, and abandoned Wood Thrush nests (1993-1994) 29 4. Numbers (percentages) of Wood Thrush nests (1993-1994) by outcome and in relation to nearest type of edge habitat 30 5. Kruskal-Wallis...

Carrie, Neil Ross

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

217

ARIES-IV Nested Shell Blanket Design  

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The ARIES-IV Nested Shell Blanket (NSB) Design is an alternate blanket concept of the ARIES-IV low activation helium-cooled reactor design. The reference design has the coolant routed in the poloidal direction and the inlet and outlet plena are located at the top and bottom of the torus. The NSB design has the high velocity coolant routed in the toroidal direction and the plena are located behind the blanket. This is of significance since the selected structural material is SiC-composite. The NSB is designed to have key high performance components with characteristic dimensions of no larger than 2 m. These components can be brazed to form the blanket module. For the diverter design, we eliminated the use of W as the divertor coating material by relying on the successful development of the gaseous divertor concept. The neutronics and thermal-hydraulic performance of both blanket concepts are similar. The selected blanket and divertor configurations can also meet all the projected structural, neutronics and thermal-hydraulics design limits and requirements. With the selected blanket and divertor materials, the design has a level of safety assurance rate of I (LSA-1), which indicates an inherently safe design.

Wong, C.P.C.; Redler, K.; Reis, E.E.; Will, R. [General Atomics, San Diego, CA (United States); Cheng, E. [TSI Research, Inc. (United States); Hasan, C.M.; Sharafat, S. [California Univ., Los Angeles, CA (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES  

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APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES #12;A-1 APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES 1.0 INTRODUCTION Differential composition of wind turbines at wind energy used is the number of fatalities per wind turbine per year (Anderson et al. 1999). This metric has

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2006 Long Range Development Plan Final Environmental Impact Report  

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s environmental review. Migratory Bird Treaty Act and BaldAct The federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 USC, Sectiondesignated in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act or any parts of

Philliber, Jeff

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supplement to Nested Dictionary Learning for Hierarchical Organization of Imagery and  

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1 Supplement to Nested Dictionary Learning for Hierarchical Organization of Imagery and Text I. NESTED K-MEANS The nested K-means is only taken as the initialization step, as a convenient a simple way we call nested K-means. Since this nested K-means algorithm is only taken for initialization, we set

Carin, Lawrence

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AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way totuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientificreduce the execution time of scientific  

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AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way totuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution problems AutoAuto--tuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientific software in NUMA systemstuned nested parallelism: a way to reduce the execution time of scientific software in NUMA

Giménez, Domingo

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Nest distribution varies with dispersal method and familiarity-mediated aggression for two sympatric ants  

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Nest distribution varies with dispersal method and familiarity-mediated aggression for two foraging effort, nest spatial distribution and aggression of two sympatric ant species that differ similar foraging strategies, they differ in nest distribution and aggressive behaviour. The spatial

Alvarez, Nadir

223

Nesting ecology of mourning doves in changing urban landscapes  

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NESTING ECOLOGY OF MOURNING DOVES IN CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES A Thesis by ANNA MARIA MU?OZ Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 2004 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences NESTING ECOLOGY OF MOURNING DOVES IN CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES A Thesis by ANNA MARIA MU?OZ Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Munoz, Anna Maria

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

224

Pollution on the Federal Lands IV: Liability for Hazardous Waste Disposal  

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140. E.g. , the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703-Species Act, 619 the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Marine

Glicksman, Robert L.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR REVERSING DECLINES IN LANDBIRDS OF CONSERVATION CONCERN ON MILITARY INSTALLATIONS  

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-667); Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 715-715d; 715e; 715f-715r); Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U

DeSante, David F.

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Impacts of Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in Central California Watersheds  

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afforded by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16afforded by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16

Frechette, Danielle

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Slide 1  

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and for the conservation of the ecosystems on which these species depend. * Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) 16 USC 7 - Prohibits impacting migratory birds except in accordance...

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Children's School December 2013 Winter Bird Feeding  

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, another grain, is preferred by dark-eyed juncos, American goldfinches, pine siskins and tree sparrows FeederWatch web site offers lots of tips for observing the detail of backyard birds. With this newsletter want to check their web site for more information (http

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Rabbits killing birds revisited Jimin Zhang a  

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a three-species population model consisting of an endemic prey (bird), an alien prey (rabbit) and an alien to most endemic prey. Specifically, we show that, in an endemic prey­alien prey­alien pred- ator system ecosystems. Successful alien grazers are generally able to eat a large variety of native plants

Kuang, Yang

230

REVIEW/SYNTHSE Threat display in birds  

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REVIEW/SYNTH?SE Threat display in birds Peter L. Hurd and Magnus Enquist Abstract: The study of threat displays has long been an area in which theory and empirical work have each spurred the other. A great deal that classical ethologists have accurately described about threat displays still lacks

Hurd, Peter L.

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Birds That Go Wild for the City  

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, it is the most pressing issue after climate change. About half of the world's pop- ulation currently lives. In the process, they have discovered some surprising behavioral changes. Some species of birds are surprisingly from the nearby highway? "Yes, sure," says Henrik Brumm, who leads the Communication and Social Be

232

A Guide to the Birds of Panama  

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A Guide to the Birds of Panama: With Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras Robert S. Ridgely and John A. Gwynne, Jr. While serving as an army lieutenant in Panama in 1967, Robert Ridgely was fascinated--further stimu- lated local and international interest. Today, Panama is in the van- guard of Central American

Landweber, Laura

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Rapid evolution of migratory behaviour in the introduced house finch of eastern North America  

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...documented by banded birds in western North America. If we compare...all of the available data for western North America (including the...Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and British Columbia...these predominantly sedentary western populations. Some support...

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fine-scale thermal adaptation in a green turtle nesting population  

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...gravimetrically after evaporation of the solvent [40]. The fatty acid composition of...suggest that the thermal tolerances of green turtle embryos at Ascension Island have...post-hatching migratory behaviour of Florida green turtles may have diverged between east...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seasonal Juvenile Salmonid Presence and Migratory Behavior in the Lower Columbia River  

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To facilitate preparing Biological Assessments of proposed channel maintenance projects, the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to consolidate and synthesize available information about the use of the lower Columbia River and estuary by juvenile anadromous salmonids. The information to be synthesized included existing published documents as well as data from five years (2004-2008) of acoustic telemetry studies conducted in the Columbia River estuary using the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System. For this synthesis, the Columbia River estuary includes the section of the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam at river kilometer (Rkm) 235 downstream to the mouth where it enters the Pacific Ocean. In this report, we summarize the seasonal salmonid presence and migration patterns in the Columbia River estuary based on information from published studies as well as relevant data from acoustic telemetry studies conducted by NOAA Fisheries and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) between 2004 and 2008. Recent acoustic telemetry studies, conducted using the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS; developed by the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), provided information on the migratory behavior of juvenile steelhead (O. mykiss) and Chinook salmon in the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to the Pacific Ocean. In this report, Section 2 provides a summary of information from published literature on the seasonal presence and migratory behavior of juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River estuary and plume. Section 3 presents a detailed synthesis of juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead migratory behavior based on use of the JSATS between 2004 and 2008. Section 4 provides a discussion of the information summarized in the report as well as information drawn from literature reviews on potential effects of channel maintenance activities to juvenile salmonids rearing in or migrating through the Columbia River estuary and plume.

Carter, Jessica A.; McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Welch, Ian D.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Bellgraph, Brian J.

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Does stress response predict return rate in a migratory bird species? A study of American redstarts and their non-breeding habitat  

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...research-article Research articles 1007 60 Does stress response predict return rate in...modulation in free-living vertebrates. In Handbook of physiology (eds B. S. McEwen and...doi:10.1098/rstb.2007.0012 ) Does stress response predict return rate in...

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Battling bird flu by the numbers  

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May » May » Battling bird flu by the numbers Battling bird flu by the numbers Lab theorists have developed a mathematical tool that could help health experts and crisis managers determine in real time whether an emerging infectious disease such as avian influenza H5N1 is poised to spread globally. May 27, 2008 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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Nest-site selection in Eastern hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos) Casey Peet-Par  

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Nest-site selection in Eastern hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos) by Casey Peet-Paré Thesis...........................................................................................19 #12;3 Abstract Nest-site selection is considered to be the only form of parental care in most by selecting nest-sites which have optimal conditions. I examined nest-site selection in Eastern hognose snakes

Blouin-Demers, Gabriel

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Affine Nested Loop Programs and their Binary Parameterized Dataflow Graph Counterparts  

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Affine Nested Loop Programs and their Binary Parameterized Dataflow Graph Counterparts Ed F Parameterized static affine nested loop programs can be automatically converted to input-output equivalent Kahn affine nested loop programs which are nested loop programs in which the loop boundaries, the conditions

Bhattacharyya, Shuvra S.

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Use of Nested Certificates for Efficient, Dynamic and Trust Preserving Public Key Infrastructure  

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Use of Nested Certificates for Efficient, Dynamic and Trust Preserving Public Key Infrastructure the certificates on this path recursively. This is the classical methodology. Nested certification is a novel nested certificates ­ for other certificates. Nested certificates can be used together with classical

Levi, Albert

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A nested invocation suppression mechanism for active replication fault-tolerant CORBA  

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1 A nested invocation suppression mechanism for active replication fault-tolerant CORBA Deron Liang. The redundant nested invocation (RNI) problem arises when servers in a replicated group issues nested a mechanism to perform auto-suppression of redundant nested invocation in an active replication fault

Chen, Sheng-Wei

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The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(1):8288, 2009 DETECTION PROBABILITIES OF WOODPECKER NESTS IN  

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82 The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(1):82­88, 2009 DETECTION PROBABILITIES OF WOODPECKER NESTS. villosus) nests and nest survival rates in post-fire landscapes provide land managers with information on the relative importance of burned forests to nesting woodpeckers. We conducted multiple-observer surveys

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Use of Nested Certificates for Efficient, Dynamic and Trust Preserving Public Key Infrastructure  

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Use of Nested Certificates for Efficient, Dynamic and Trust Preserving Public Key Infrastructure), and verify the certificates on this path recursively. This is the classical methodology. Nested certification certificates ­ called nested certificates ­ for other certificates. Nested certificates can be used together

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Nested Velocity Feedback Control -1 Presented at CS 2007 Dr Richard Mitchell 2007  

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Nested Velocity Feedback Control - 1 Presented at CS 2007 © Dr Richard Mitchell 2007 Nested tolerant to changes in the plant under control #12;Nested Velocity Feedback Control - 2 Presented at CS path #12;Nested Velocity Feedback Control - 3 Presented at CS 2007 © Dr Richard Mitchell 2007 Cherry

Mitchell, Richard

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Genetic Monogamy in the Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, a Species with Uniparental Nest Guarding  

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Genetic Monogamy in the Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, a Species with Uniparental Nest genotyped from five nests. Results indicate that each male had mated with only one female in his nest. Additionally, one nest contained a second group of full sibs unrelated to the attendant male and his mate who

Avise, John

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Nested Pictorial Structures Steve Gu and Ying Zheng and Carlo Tomasi  

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Nested Pictorial Structures Steve Gu and Ying Zheng and Carlo Tomasi Department of Computer Science construct coined nested pictorial structure to represent an object by parts that are recursively nested. Three innovative ideas are proposed: First, the nested pictorial structure finds a part configuration

Tomasi, Carlo

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NEST OBSERVATIONS OF THE LONG-EARED OWL (Asio otus) IN BENTON COUNTY, OREGON, WITH  

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NEST OBSERVATIONS OF THE LONG-EARED OWL (Asio otus) IN BENTON COUNTY, OREGON, WITH NOTES ON THEIR FOOD HABITS RICHARD T. REYNOLDS INTRODUCTION A nesting pair of long-earedowls was found 10 miles north, when the young left the nest. This is the third record of nesting Asio otus west of the Oregon Cascades

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Oak Ridge Reservation Bird Records and Population Trends  

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Bird data have been collected through surveys, environmental assessments, and other observations for decades in the Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park, located on the US Department of Energys Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in East Tennessee. Birds were recorded in a variety of habitats, including wetlands, interior forests, grasslands, ponds, corridors, forest edges, and more. Most of the information was gathered from waterfowl surveys conducted from 1990 to 2008, from Partners in Flight (PIF) breeding bird surveys conducted from 1995 to 2013, and from past publications and research on Reservation birds. We have also included our own observations and, in a few instances, credible observations of ORR birds of which we have been made aware through eBird or discussions with area ornithologists and bird watchers. For the period 19502014, we were able to document 228 species of birds on the ORR. Several of these species are known from historic records only, while others were not known to have ever occurred on the Reservation until recently. This report does not include PIF breeding bird data from the 2014 season or any records after July 2014. Twenty-two speciesapproximately 10% of the total number of species observedhave state-listed status in Tennessee as endangered, threatened, or in need of management. Of the 228 species we documented, 120 are believed to be breeding birds on the ORR.

Roy, W. K. [ORNL; Giffen, N. R. [ORNL; Wade, M. C. [CDM Smith; Haines, A. M. [Xcel Engineering, Inc.; Evans, J. W. [TWRA; Jett, R. T. [ORNL

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Contributed Paper Effects of Wind Energy Development on Nesting  

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Contributed Paper Effects of Wind Energy Development on Nesting Ecology of Greater Prairie 32611, U.S.A. Abstract: Wind energy is targeted to meet 20% of U.S. energy needs by 2030, but new sites for impacts of a wind energy development on the reproductive ecology of prairie-chickens in a 5-year study. We

Sandercock, Brett K.

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-2009 Graphene and artificial graphene  

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-2009 Graphene 43 Graphene and artificial graphene T his area-layer graphene behave like massless fermions. Graphene is a first remarkable and clean example of the impact of a potential with honeycomb structure on the electronic states and dynamics. In graphene the crystalline

Abbondandolo, Alberto

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Nested Temporal Networks with Alternatives Roman Bartk*, Ondej Cepek*  

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Nested Temporal Networks with Alternatives Roman Barták*, Ondej Cepek* *Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Malostranské nám. 2/25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic {roman.bartak, ondrej logical and temporal constraints and respect some other constraints, (e.g. some nodes may be pre

Bartak, Roman

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mpty nest syndrome (ENS) is the term coined  

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E mpty nest syndrome (ENS) is the term coined to describe the loneliness felt by parents are common experi- ences that precede ENS. Sadness, grief, ambivalence, fear, lost purpose, and facing aging resource rec- ommended to empty nesters is "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years

Holsinger, Kent

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Excavated substrate modulates growth instability during nest building in ants  

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...excavated nest were taken from below under red light (Depickere et al. 2004) every 10 min...Aleksiev, A. S. , B. Longdon, M. J. Christmas, A. B. Sendova-Franks, and N. R...Deneubourg 2004 The influence of red light on the aggregation of two castes of the...

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Efficient parts nesting schemes for improving stereolithography utilization  

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In the present paper, the platform layout optimization problem for the simultaneous fabrication of different parts, which is addressed in the batch planning of Stereolithography Additive Manufacturing technology, is studied. The methodology proposed ... Keywords: 2D packing, Additive manufacturing, Genetic algorithm, Nesting problem, Stereolithography

Vassilios Canellidis; John Giannatsis; Vassilis Dedoussis

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MANAGEMEN T OF THE TURTLE NESTING POPULATION S  

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MANAGEMEN T OF THE TURTLE NESTING POPULATION S AT PANTAI REMIS, PERAK Submitted OF THE TURTLE NESTIN G POPULATIONS AT PANTAI REMIS, PERA K by Jeanne A . Mortimer, Ph .D . Senior Scientific this report : 1 . Approximately 70 to 300 egg clutches are deposited by gree n turtles each year in the region

Prestwich, Ken

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The nested simple conformal loop ensembles in the Riemann sphere  

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Simple conformal loop ensembles (CLE) are a class of random collection of simple non-intersecting loops that are of particular interest in the study of conformally invariant systems. Among other things related to these CLEs, we prove the invariance in distribution of their nested "full-plane" versions under the inversion $z \\mapsto 1/z$.

Antti Kemppainen; Wendelin Werner

2014-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action PlanA-632  

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is protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which prevents the killing of most non- game birds

New Hampshire, University of

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EOCENE BIRDS FROM THE WESTERN MARGIN OF SOUTHERNMOST SOUTH AMERICA .  

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??This study presents the first record of Eocene birds from the western margin of southernmost South America. Three localities in Magallanes, southern Chile, have yielded (more)

Sallaberry, Michel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of two methods of counting birds at sea  

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In an attempt to improve techniques for surveying marine birds, the author compares methods for estimating relative abundance and density. Quantitative relationships exist between estimates of relative abundance and density for most marine bird species. Estimates of abundance can be derived from values of density by regression models when the following factors are considered: bird behavior (flying, sitting, and ship-following), duration of the count, and ship speed. The author's data suggest a minimum numerical relationship of 2:1 between estimates of abundance and density for sitting birds and 1:1 for flying birds. Neither method of counting birds at sea eliminates the problem of ship-followers. However, the density method minimizes an inflationary effect caused by ship-followers that is apparent with the abundance estimate, especially when the observer's vessel is associated with fishing activities. Differences in abilities of observers to count birds is a principal, but unavoidable, source of variability with both counting methods. The density method also minimizes this problem by focusing the observer's view in an area with known boundaries. This standardization decreases variability in bird detection due to weather, size and color differences between species, flock sizes, and bird behavior. These factors are not controlled in estimates of abundance.

Powers, K.D.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metals in Albatross Feathers from Midway Atoll: Influence of Species, Age, and Nest Location  

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Female birds sequester some heavy metals in their eggs, which are then transferred to the developing embryo. Semiprecocial birds such as albatrosses are fully covered with down at hatching, but are dependent on their parents for food for many weeks. At hatching, levels of metals in the chick's down represent exposure from the female via egg, while levels in fully formed feathers at fledgling, several months later, represent mainly exposure from food provided by their parents. In this paper we examine the concentrations of metals (heavy metals, mercury, lead, cadmium, chromium, manganese, tin; and metalloids, arsenic and selenium), in the down and contour (body) feathers of half-grown young albatrosses, and contour feathers of one of their parents. We collected feathers from Laysan Diomedea immutabilis and black-footed Diomedea nigripes albatrosses from Midway Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean. We test the null hypotheses that there is no difference in metal levels as a function of species, age, feather type, and location on the island. Using linear regression we found significant models accounting for the variation in the concentrations of mercury, lead, cadmium, selenium, chromium, and manganese (but not arsenic or tin) as a function of feather type (all metals), collection location (all metals but lead), species (selenium only), and interactions between these factors. Most metals (except mercury, arsenic, and tin) were significantly higher in down than in the contour feathers of either chicks or adults. Comparing the two species, black-footed albatross chicks had higher levels of most elements (except arsenic) in their feathers and/or down. Black-footed adults had significantly higher levels of mercury and selenium. We also collected down and feathers from Laysan albatross chicks whose nests were close to buildings, including buildings with flaking lead paint and those that had been lead-abated. Lead levels in the down and feathers of chicks close to nonabated buildings were 10 times higher than for chicks from other locations. Conversely, levels of cadmium and tin were lower near the buildings. Near lead-abated buildings, lead levels decreased as a function of distance, indicating residual contamination on the soil. Our results indicate that black-footed albatross adults and chicks generally have higher levels of heavy metals in their feathers than Laysans. Chicks of both species have higher levels in their down than in their contour feathers, indicating potentially higher exposure during the early chick phase.

Joanna Burger; Michael Gochfeld

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory magnetism  

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... in tune with the Earth's magnetic field. But how, exactly, do creatures sense magnetism? This is one of the most intriguing questions in modern biology - and also ... move preferentially in a north-south direction. This finding hints at the possible influence of magnetism on their movements. ...

Henry Gee

1999-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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1 www.aviandemographyunit.orgBirds in Reserves Project Guide BIRDS IN RESERVES  

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their Protected Area database available to us. Birds in Reserves Project Contents: Page: Introduction Registering a PA with BIRP 15 Working out grid cells 16 Appendix 1: List of species (alphabetical) 17 Appendix is to make your list an accurate reflection of the species which occur within the PA and utilize it in some

de Villiers, Marienne

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Geographically distributed acoustical monitoring of migrating birds  

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A geographically distributed system of largely automated acoustical monitoring stations was developed to monitor the migration of small passerine birds. The targeted species wood warblers and sparrows migrate at night and produce short (about 120 ms at the longest) high?pitched (between roughly 6 and 10 kHz) calls as they fly often audible from the ground. The monitoring system consisted of ten stations located in New Jersey Maryland Pennsylvania and New York and a central data repository located at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Each station comprised an outdoor weatherproof microphone connected to a volunteers home computer. The computer automatically ran acoustic transient detection software each night that listened continuously to the microphone signal and extracted all transients matching certain criteria each to its own audio file. The detected transients were uploaded by the volunteer each morning via the Internet to the central repository for classification and archival. Results including spectrograms of all detected transients and bird call counts were displayed on a public web site updated daily. [Work supported by EPA.

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b r o o k h a v e n n a t i o n a l l a b o r a t o r y 2007 SITE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT  

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and is protected by the migratory Bird Treaty Act. The Brookhaven National Laboratory 2007 Site Environmental

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Section 4. Inventory Table of Contents  

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Protections Level Name Clean Water Act Endangered Species Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act National Environmental

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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR REDUCING THE INCIDENTAL CATCH OF SEABIRDS  

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-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

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United States National Plan of Action  

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), and Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) VI. Presidential Executive Order 13186 ­ Responsibilities of Federal

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A p r i l 9 2 0 1 4 R o o m 1 6 0 P B B 1 2 : 2 0 P M Introduction  

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species Regulatory and Stewardship responsibilities ¡ Endangered Species Act ¡ Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Gray, Matthew

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A Review of Interactions Between Hawaii's Fisheries and Protected Species  

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longirostris. Among seabirds, which are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, albatrosses

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A P P E N D I X A U . S . N AT I O N A L B Y C AT C H R E P O R T  

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Management Council MBTA Migratory Bird Treaty Act MMAP Marine Mammal Authorization Program MMHSRP Marine

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Ospreys in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. U.S. Department of the Interior  

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, estuaries and reservoirs. Legal Status: Protected under Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (as amended

Torgersen, Christian

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A GasdynamicAcoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun  

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A Gasdynamic­Acoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun A contribution to Mathematical Modeling: Case). To be published by Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1 Introduction A bird scare gun is a relatively simple device. It appears that the gun produces a louder bang when the pipe is longer. This hints, of course, at a possible

Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

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19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS  

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-whocomplainofthevisualintrusion causedbysecuritylightsandinsensitivestreetlighting. It is common knowledge that street and security lights attract insects: indeed, 2000-watt light that the increasing numbers of urban street and security lights must have a measurable impact on the environment19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS Is light pollution killing our birds

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Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics  

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...Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics Scott V Edwards * W Bryan Jennings Andrew...witnessed the advent and maturation of the genomics era, the completion of the chicken genome...for birds. A variety of comparative genomics strategies, including adoption of objective...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting as spectral filters  

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...Ronald H. Douglas and Thomas W. Cronin Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting...cone photoreceptors of bird eyes is the oil droplets located in front of the visual-pigment-containing...refractive index at longer wavelengths. The oil droplets therefore act as powerful spherical...

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BIRD FATALITY ASSOCIATIONS AND PREDICTIVE MODELS FOR THE APWRA  

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and Flannery 1992, 1996; Hunt 2002). Some have argued that all types of wind turbine and tower combinations kill birds or that the type of tower or wind turbine does not relate to bird mortality (Anderson et al on wind turbines with tubular towers, and Thelander and Rugge (2001) found that mortality was no less

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Eagle Nest, New Mexico: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Nest, New Mexico: Energy Resources Nest, New Mexico: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 35.4383653°, -107.3244921° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.4383653,"lon":-107.3244921,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Analysis of Enriched Uranyl Nitrate in Nested Annular Tank Array  

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Two series of experiments were performed at the Rocky Flats Critical Mass Laboratory during the 1980s using highly enriched (93%) uranyl nitrate solution in annular tanks. [1, 2] Tanks were of typical sizes found in nuclear production plants. Experiments looked at tanks of varying radii in a co-located set of nested tanks, a 1 by 2 array, and a 1 by 3 array. The co-located set of tanks had been analyzed previously [3] as a benchmark for inclusion within the International Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments. [4] The current study represents the benchmark analysis of the 1 by 3 array of a series of nested annular tanks. Of the seventeen configurations performed in this set of experiments, twelve were evaluated and nine were judged as acceptable benchmarks.

John D. Bess; James D. Cleaver

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nepal --Nested DataParallelism in Haskell Manuel M. T. Chakravarty  

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Nepal -- Nested Data­Parallelism in Haskell Manuel M. T. Chakravarty University of New South Wales implementation. In the resulting system|which we call Nepal (NEsted PArallel Language), for short|a wide range

Chakravarty, Manuel

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Analysis of the Black-capped Vireo and White-eyed Vireo Nest Predator assemblages  

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Predation is the leading cause of nest failure in songbirds. My study identified nest predators of black-capped vireos and white-eyed vireos, quantified the activity of potential predator species, examined the relationships between vegetation...

Conkling, Tara J.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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NESTED HIGH RESOLUTION SIMULATION AND LIDAR VALIDATION OF A LAND BREEZE CIRCULATION  

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NESTED HIGH RESOLUTION SIMULATION AND LIDAR VALIDATION OF A LAND BREEZE CIRCULATION by GIJS DE BOER local forcing. A wide range of scales is simulated using the nesting capability of the University

Eloranta, Edwin W.

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Landscape Patterns Around Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) Nest Sites in Oregon's Central Coast Ranges  

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Owls appeared to be influenced by the amount of old- conifer forest around nest sites and the patch size of old-conifer stands where nests were located. Owl nest sites had more old-conifer forest than but apparently less than old-conifer forest. The remaining five cover-types were either used in proportion

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Barred Owl (Strix varia) Nest Site Characteristics in the Boreal Forest of Saskatchewan, Canada  

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Barred Owl (Strix varia) Nest Site Characteristics in the Boreal Forest of Saskatchewan, Canada active Barred Owl (Strix varia) nests in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada. Eighty records exist. Our objective was to describe Barred Owl nests within the boreal forest of Saskatchewan

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Nested Patch PCR enables highly multiplexed mutation discovery in candidate genes  

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Nested Patch PCR enables highly multiplexed mutation discovery in candidate genes Katherine Elena introduce Nested Patch PCR, a novel method for highly multiplexed PCR that is very specific, can sensitively from targeted exons, demonstrating that Nested Patch PCR is highly specific. We found

Mitra, Rob

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Strategies for nested and eddy-permitting state estimation Geoffrey Gebbie,1,2,3  

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Strategies for nested and eddy-permitting state estimation Geoffrey Gebbie,1,2,3 Patrick Heimbach,2 that is nested inside a global state estimate: (1) estimation of open-boundary conditions consistent no fundamental obstacle exists to constraining the large-scale regional circulation nested within a global

Wunsch, Carl

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Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes  

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Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes Two generalizations Wang, Yan & Yeh Symmetry of 2-chains #12;Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes Two generalizations Outline 1 Crossings and nestings of two edges 2 01-Fillings of moon

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Nest shapes in paper wasps: can the variability of forms be deduced from the same  

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Nest shapes in paper wasps: can the variability of forms be deduced from the same construction 3, H-4010 Debrecen, Hungary We constructed a simple model to show that the variability of nest parameter. The interplay between the simple algorithm and the geometry of the nest structure resulted

Karsai, Istvan

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LONG-EARED OWLS NESTING IN BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK by Deborah D. Paulson  

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LONG-EARED OWLS NESTING IN BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK by Deborah D. Paulson and Carolyn Hull Sieg USDA Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station Rapid City 57701 Long-eared Owls nest at high River, few nesting records have been reported. This paper reports the occurrence of Long-eared Owls

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Nest architecture and species status of the bumble bee Bombus (Mendacibombus) shaposhnikovi (Hymenoptera  

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Nest architecture and species status of the bumble bee Bombus (Mendacibombus) shaposhnikovi ­ Revised 25 May 2010 ­ Accepted 27 May 2010 Abstract ­ The nesting behaviour of the subgenus Mendacibombus is known only from Bombus mendax. Here, we describe the nest of a second species of Mendacibombus

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Nesting biology of two species of Megachile (Moureapis) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in a semideciduous forest  

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Nesting biology of two species of Megachile (Moureapis) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae 2010 ­ Revised 20 June 2011 ­ Accepted 11 July 2011 Abstract ­ Nests of Megachile (Moureapis) benigna and Megachile (Moureapis) maculata were obtained during a 12-month trap-nesting program in a semideciduous

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Nested Named Entity Recognition Jenny Rose Finkel and Christopher D. Manning  

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Nested Named Entity Recognition Jenny Rose Finkel and Christopher D. Manning Computer Science has al- most entirely ignored nested named en- tity recognition, but due to technological, rather than ideological reasons. In this pa- per, we present a new technique for rec- ognizing nested named entities

Pratt, Vaughan

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A Nested Two Stage Game-Based Optimization Framework in Mobile Cloud Computing System  

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A Nested Two Stage Game-Based Optimization Framework in Mobile Cloud Computing System Yanzhi Wang and the cloud computing facilities. We provide a nested two stage game formulation for the MCC interaction as well as the cloud computing controller in the nested two stage game using convex optimization technique

Pedram, Massoud

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NESTED ITERATION AND FIRST-ORDER SYSTEM LEAST SQUARES FOR INCOMPRESSIBLE, RESISTIVE MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS  

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NESTED ITERATION AND FIRST-ORDER SYSTEM LEAST SQUARES FOR INCOMPRESSIBLE, RESISTIVE. This paper develops a nested iteration algorithm to solve time-dependent nonlinear systems of partial a sequence of nested spaces, where the resolution of the approximations increases as the algorithm progresses

McCormick, Steve

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Arbitrary Nesting of Spatial Computations Antoine Spicher, Olivier Michel, Jean-Louis Giavitto  

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Arbitrary Nesting of Spatial Computations Antoine Spicher, Olivier Michel, Jean-Louis Giavitto LACL-louis.giavitto@ircam.fr Abstract--Modern programming languages allow the definition and the use of arbitrary nested data structures but this is not generally considered in unconventional programming models. In this paper, we present arbitrary nesting

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Nested stochastic simulation algorithms for chemical kinetic systems with multiple time scales  

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Nested stochastic simulation algorithms for chemical kinetic systems with multiple time scales as Gillespie's algorithm. It is in the form of a nested SSA and uses an outer SSA to simulate the slow in the system, derive effective dynamics on the slow time scale, and provide error estimates for the nested SSA

Van Den Eijnden, Eric

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Research article Nest connectivity and colony structure in unicolonial Argentine ants  

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Research article Nest connectivity and colony structure in unicolonial Argentine ants N.E. Heller1. Unicolonial ant colonies occupy many nests and individuals rarely show aggression across large geo- graphic. In experiments using labeled food, and in a 3-year census of nests and trails, we found that food was shared

Gordon, Deborah

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A model for the emergence of pillars, walls and royal chambers in termite nests  

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A model for the emergence of pillars, walls and royal chambers in termite nests Eric Bonabeau1, 31062 Toulouse Ce¨ dex, France A simple model of the emergence of pillars in termite nests by Deneubourg construction modi¢es current building conditions, we hypothesize that nest complexity can result from

Theraulaz, Guy

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Increasing Perfect Nests in Scientific Programs Tarek S. Abdelrahman and Robert Sawaya  

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Increasing Perfect Nests in Scientific Programs Tarek S. Abdelrahman and Robert Sawaya Department@eecg.toronto.edu Abstract Loop optimizations for data locality often require per- fect loop nests. In this paper, we report on the extent to which perfect nests are present in 23 applications from 4 standard benchmark suites. Further

Abdelrahman, Tarek S.

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Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes  

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Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes Two generalizations Symmetry of 2-chains #12;Crossings and nestings of two edges 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes Two generalizations Outline 1 Crossings and nestings of two edges 2 01-Fillings of moon polyominoes 3 Two

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The Continuous Cross-Nested Logit Model: Formulation and Application for Departure Time Choice  

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The Continuous Cross-Nested Logit Model: Formulation and Application for Departure Time Choice modeling, departure time modeling, continuous logit, continuous cross- nested logit, Bayesian estimation usage). In this paper, the continuous cross-nested logit (CCNL) model is introduced. The CCNL model

Kockelman, Kara M.

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The WRF nested within the CESM: Simulations of a midlatitude cyclone over the Southern Great Plains  

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The WRF nested within the CESM: Simulations of a midlatitude cyclone over the Southern Great Plains system in which the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) is nested within the Community Earth has missed this cyclogenesis, while the nested WRF at 30 km grid spacing (or finer

Ohta, Shigemi

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Nested Loops Revisited David J. DeWitt Je rey F. Naughton y  

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Nested Loops Revisited David J. DeWitt Je rey F. Naughton y Joseph Burger Abstract The research, almostnone ofthe commercialparallel database systems use hashing-based join algorithms, us- inginstead nested hash-based algorithms and a parallel nested loops algorithm with index. In this pa- per we present

Liblit, Ben

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Research article Nesting biology of the arboreal fungus-growing ant Cyphomyrmex cornutus  

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Research article Nesting biology of the arboreal fungus-growing ant Cyphomyrmex cornutus. Abstract. We describe the extraordinary nesting habits of the fungus-growing ant Cyphomyrmex cornutus, Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini), a social parasite that inhabits nests of C. cornutus and other small attine ants

Schultz, Ted

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Nested linear codes achieve Marton's inner bound for general broadcast channels  

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Nested linear codes achieve Marton's inner bound for general broadcast channels Arun Padakandla the point-to-point capacity of an arbitrary discrete memoryless channel. In this paper, we study nested with and without channel state information at the transmitter. Furthermore, we prove nested linear codes achieve

Pradhan, Sandeep

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COMPLEX ORIENTANTION FORMULAS FOR MCURVES OF DEGREE 4d + 1 WITH 4 NESTS  

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COMPLEX ORIENTANTION FORMULAS FOR M­CURVES OF DEGREE 4d + 1 WITH 4 NESTS S.Yu. Orevkov Abstract. We prove complex orientation formulas for M­curves in RP 2 of degree 4d + 1 with 4 nests. They generalize the formulas of complex orientations for M­ curves in RP 2 with a deep nest. This is a step towards the isotopy

Orevkov, Stepan

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NESTED BOUNDS FOR THE CONSTRAINED SENSOR PLACEMENT PROBLEM Muhammad Uddin, Anthony Kuh and Aleksandar Kavcic  

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NESTED BOUNDS FOR THE CONSTRAINED SENSOR PLACEMENT PROBLEM Muhammad Uddin, Anthony Kuh solution is a fundamental task. In this paper we present a family of nested bounds using matrix pencils so- lutions. Thereby, we significantly extend our prior work in [8] by presenting nested bounds

Kavcic, Aleksandar

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Theory and Algorithms for Software Pipelining with Minimal Cost on Nested Loops  

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Theory and Algorithms for Software Pipelining with Minimal Cost on Nested Loops Qingfeng Zhuge. However, little research has been done for the software pipelining problem on nested loops. The existing software pipelining techniques for single loops can only explore the innermost loop parallelism of a nested

Sha, Edwin

308

Eggs in the Nest The last several years have produced a great deal of ev-  

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Eggs in the Nest The last several years have produced a great deal of ev- idence supporting clusters variously called germ cell nests, germ cell cysts, or germ cell syncytia (5, 7). The utility cell nests persist until a few days after birth in the mouse, when the syncytium breaks down

Mayo, Kelly E.

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Normalisers, nest algebras and tensor products M. McGarvey and I. G. Todorov  

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Normalisers, nest algebras and tensor products M. McGarvey and I. G. Todorov Abstract We show that if A is the tensor product of finitely many continuous nest algebras, B is a CDCSL algebra and A and B have the same-selfadjoint operator algebras, namely of nest algebras, was initiated in the 1990's [1], [7], [5]. In [14] the notion

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CDO pricing with nested Archimedean copulas Marius Hofert und Matthias Scherer  

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CDO pricing with nested Archimedean copulas Marius Hofert und Matthias Scherer Preprint Series with nested Archimedean copulas Marius Hofert1 and Matthias Scherer2 Version of 2008-01-24 Abstract Companies it into consideration. In this paper we present a default model based on nested Archimedean copulas which is able

Ulm, Universität

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Papers summery on: R.Zamir and S.Shamai and U.Erez, "Nested  

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Papers summery on: R.Zamir and S.Shamai and U.Erez, "Nested linear/lattice codes for structured multiterminal binning" Meng Yu Abstract-- In [1] nested codes are defined and some fun- damental properties are introduced. We review the usage of nested codes in wyner's noiseless binning scheme,noisy side information

Li, Tiffany Jing

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COMPLEX ORIENTANTION FORMULAS FOR M-CURVES OF DEGREE 4d + 1 WITH 4 NESTS  

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COMPLEX ORIENTANTION FORMULAS FOR M-CURVES OF DEGREE 4d + 1 WITH 4 NESTS S.Yu. Orevkov Abstract. We prove complex orientation formulas for M-curves in RP2 of degree 4d + 1 with 4 nests. They generalize the formulas of complex orientations for M- curves in RP2 with a deep nest. This is a step towards the isotopy

Orevkov, Stepan

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The d-Level Nested Logit Model: Assortment and Price Optimization Problems  

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The d-Level Nested Logit Model: Assortment and Price Optimization Problems Guang Li Paat, 2013 @ 2:27pm Abstract We provide a new formulation of the d-level nested logit model using a tree the optimal assort- ment. For a d-level nested logit model with n products, the running time of the algorithm

Topaloglu, Huseyin

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Evidence that helping at the nest does not result in territory inheritance in the Seychelles warbler  

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...Edelaar Helpingat the nest does not result in territory inheritance...176^190. Helpingat the nest does not result in territory inheritance...evolution of sociality. In Handbook of behavioral neurobiology...Edelaar Helpingat the nest does not result in territory inheritance...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparative Analysis of the Influence of Weather on the Flight Altitudes of Birds  

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Birds pose a serious risk to flight safety worldwide. A Bird Avoidance Model (BAM) is being developed in the Netherlands to reduce the risk of birdaircraft collisions. In order to develop a temporally and spatially dynamic model of bird ...

Judy Shamoun-Baranes; Emiel van Loon; Hans van Gasteren; Jelmer van Belle; Willem Bouten; Luit Buurma

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting as spectral filters  

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...Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, , Groningen, The Netherlands One contribution of 15 to a Theme...20 nm on the IBM BlueGene/P of the University of Groningen. (d) Reflectance spectra of bird feathers Feather...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Imposed Mitigation Imposed Mitigation Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation Property Type Text Description Agency imposed mitigation plan to minimize the risk of a potential negative impact to a NEPA resource with a geothermal development effort. Pages using the property "NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01#NEPAImpact_with_Migratory_Birds + Initial ground disturbing activities would not be conducted during the migratory bird nesting season (March through July) unless necessary, and then only after inventories for migratory birds and nests were conducted by a qualified biologist acceptable to the BLM. This survey would be conducted to identify either breeding adult birds or nest sites within the specific areas to be disturbed. If active nests are present within these areas to be disturbed, NGP would coordinate with the authorized officer to develop appropriate protection measures for these sites, which may include avoidance, construction constraints, and/or the establishment of buffers.

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Induced Nested Galactic Bars Inside Assembling Dark Matter Halos  

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We investigate the formation and evolution of nested bar systems in disk galaxies in a cosmological setting by following the development of an isolated dark matter (DM) and baryon density perturbation. The disks form within the assembling triaxial DM halos and the feedback from the stellar evolution is accounted for in terms of supernovae and OB stellar winds. Focusing on a representative model, we show the formation of an oval disk and of a first generation of nested bars with characteristic sub-kpc and a few kpc sizes. The system evolves through successive dynamical couplings and decouplings, forcing the gas inwards and settles in a state of resonant coupling. The inflow rate can support a broad range of activity within the central kpc, from quasar- to Seyfert-types, supplemented by a vigorous star formation as a by-product. The initial bar formation is triggered in response to the tidal torques from the triaxial DM halo, which acts as a finite perturbation. This first generation of bars does not survive for more than 4--5 Gyr: by that time the secondary bar has totally dissolved, while the primary one has very substantially weakened, reduced to a fat oval. This evolution is largely due to chaos introduced by the interaction of the multiple non-axisymmetric components.

Clayton Heller; Isaac Shlosman; Lia Athanassoula

2007-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-152. 1995. 69 Abstract: We summarize the characteristics of 61 tree nests and  

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of 61 tree nests and nesting stands of the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) located from 1974 inland was common in California, Oregon, and Wash- ington. Nesting greater distances from the coast may have evolved to avoid nest predation by corvids and gulls which are more abundant in coastal areas

Standiford, Richard B.

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Nested methylation-specific polymerase chain reaction cancer detection method  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A molecular marker-based method for monitoring and detecting cancer in humans. Aberrant methylation of gene promoters is a marker for cancer risk in humans. A two-stage, or "nested" polymerase chain reaction method is disclosed for detecting methylated DNA sequences at sufficiently high levels of sensitivity to permit cancer screening in biological fluid samples, such as sputum, obtained non-invasively. The method is for detecting the aberrant methylation of the p16 gene, O 6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase gene, Death-associated protein kinase gene, RAS-associated family 1 gene, or other gene promoters. The method offers a potentially powerful approach to population-based screening for the detection of lung and other cancers.

Belinsky, Steven A. (Albuquerque, NM); Palmisano, William A. (Edgewood, NM)

2007-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The nested assembly of collective attention in online social systems  

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Online social networks have changed the way in which we communicate. These networks are characterized by a competitive information flow and a dynamic topology, where the success of a given topic or meme depends on many factors, most of which are unknown. Likely, given the many sources of information to which a typical individual is exposed, the economy of attention rules the system dynamics. Here we show, using microblogging data, that competition is minimized through consensus and that collective attention and successful topical assembly are characterized by a nested structure of the bipartite network made up by users and memes. Our results indicate that social phenomena could emerge as a result of a topological transition that minimizes modularity while maximizing the nestedness of the system, and that online social networks are comparable to an ecosystem, where generalists and specialists share resources.

Borge-Holthoefer, Javier; Gracia-Lzaro, Carlos; Moreno, Yamir

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A nested Krylov subspace method for the overlap operator  

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We present a novel method to compute the overlap Dirac operator at zero and nonzero quark chemical potential. To approximate the sign function of large, sparse matrices, standard methods project the operator on a much smaller Krylov subspace, on which the matrix function is computed exactly. However, for large lattices this subspace can still be too large for an efficient calculation of the sign function. The idea of the new method is to nest Krylov subspace approximations by making a further projection on an even smaller subspace, which is then small enough to compute the sign function efficiently, and this without any noticeable loss of numerical accuracy. We demonstrate the efficiency of the method both on Hermitian and non-Hermitian matrices.

Jacques C. R. Bloch; Simon Heybrock

2009-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Bethe ansatz for "all" closed spin chains  

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We present in an unified and detailed way the Nested Bethe Ansatz for closed spin chains based on Y(gl(n)), Y(gl(m|n)), U_q(gl(n)) or U_q(gl(m|n)) (super)algebras, with arbitrary representations (i.e. `spins') on each site of the chain. In particular, the case of indecomposable representations of superalgebras is studied. The construction extends and unifies the results already obtained for spin chains based on Y(gl(n)) or U_q(gl(n)) and for some particular super-spin chains. We give the Bethe equations and the form of the Bethe vectors. The case of gl(2|1), gl(2|2$ and gl(4|4) superalgebras (that are related to AdS/CFT correspondence) is also detailed.

S. Belliard; E. Ragoucy

2008-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A Nested Sampling Algorithm for Cosmological Model Selection  

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The abundance of new cosmological data becoming available means that a wider range of cosmological models are testable than ever before. However, an important distinction must be made between parameter fitting and model selection. While parameter fitting simply determines how well a model fits the data, model selection statistics, such as the Bayesian Evidence, are now necessary to choose between these different models, and in particular to assess the need for new parameters. We implement a new evidence algorithm known as nested sampling, which combines accuracy, generality of application and computational feasibility, and apply it to some cosmological datasets and models. We find that a five-parameter model with Harrison-Zel'dovich initial spectrum is currently preferred.

Pia Mukherjee; David Parkinson; Andrew R. Liddle

2006-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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A nesting study of two populations of cardinals: urban and non-urban  

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) compaxed bird populations for one year in the center of a city, a rural area and an uninhabited forest in Finland. Bird biomass was found to be 10 times higher in the city than in either of the other two settings. Population density was found to be 342...

Kutac, Mary Florence

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heating nestboxes reveals an energetic contraint on incubation behaviour in great tits, Parus major  

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...in energy supply by adjusting...comparison with a control group. Birds...night-time ambient temperature, and did...nights. When temperatures were low...proximate control on the constancy...in energy supply by adjusting...comparison with a control group. Birds...night-time ambient temperature, and did...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Colonial-nesting waterbird utilization of a dredged material island in Sabine Lake, Texas  

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. ), Marsh Elder (Iva frutescens L. ), and Marshhay Cord- grass (~S a ti Catena (hit l m hi. . ). ~Phrs ites a d S bucus dominated 76K of the island's vegetation cover. Nesting data was taken from: Great Egrets (~E retta alba), Snowy Egrets (~Eretta thula...-faced Ibis (100'X), and White Ibis (77%). Iva provided support for nests of Cattle Egrets (23%) and Louisiana Herons (22K). Colonial-nesting waterbi rds did not nest equitab1y throughout . the island either temporally or spatially. Vegetation patterns...

Shanley, Edwin

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population trends, reproductive success, and organochlorine chemical contaminants in waterbirds nesting in Galveston Bay, Texas  

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The effects of environmental contaminants on the reproductive success of olivaceous cormorants (Phalacrocorax olivaceus), laughing gulls (Larus atricilla), and black skimmers (Rhynchops niger) nesting in Galveston

Kirke A. King; Alexander J. Krynitsky

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New England Wind Forum: Environmental Impacts? Interaction with Birds,  

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Environmental Impacts? Environmental Impacts? The construction and operation of a wind farm will have some local impact to the natural environment, but the specific impacts are site specific. Effects can include avian (bird), bat, and other wildlife activity. Some of the following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader. Birds Largely because of the unique circumstances and experiences surrounding one region in Northern California with significant wind energy development in the 1980s, wind power proponents now conduct wildlife (and particularly avian) studies as a regular part of screening sites for development. Earlier generations of wind turbines were smaller and located close together. They were mounted on lattice towers and had rapidly spinning blades. These wind turbines were located in great numbers in the Altamont Pass, an area of rolling grassland home to a substantial population of raptors. A high number of bird kills resulted. Wind technology has advanced substantially since the 1980s. Today's larger turbines have wider spacing, more slowly spinning blades, and are mounted on tubular towers. Nonetheless, wind turbines, like all manmade structures, do have the potential to impact birds and/or bats. Careful selection of development sites avoids placement in particularly sensitive locations, and for well-sited wind projects, avian impacts can be minimal including relative to other sources of avian collision. The National Wind Coordinating Collaborative published a report discussing bird interaction with wind turbines in the Spring of 2010, "Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions (PDF 2.0 MB)."

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Draft Avian Conservation Plan for the Sierra Nevada Bioregion: Conservation priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations  

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and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations A Project of California Partners in Flight and Institute priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations. Institute for Bird Populations report

DeSante, David F.

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FACTORS AFFECTING THE PRESENCE OF NESTING BURROWING OWLS IN AN AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE  

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-conveyance systems within an intensive agricultural area in Imperial Valley, southeastern California. We conducted for Burrowing Owls in the Imperial Valley of California. KEY WORDS: Burrowing Owl; Athene cunicularia; agriculture; California; Imperial Valley; nesting habitat; nest-site selection; Salton Sea. FACTORES QUE

Conway, Courtney J.

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Approximation Methods for Pricing Problems under the Nested Logit Model with Price Bounds  

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Approximation Methods for Pricing Problems under the Nested Logit Model with Price Bounds W@orie.cornell.edu November 13, 2012 Abstract We consider two variants of a pricing problem under the nested logit model. In the first variant, the set of products offered to customers is fixed and we want to determine the prices

Topaloglu, Huseyin

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A day in the life of an oil bee: phenology, nesting, and foraging behavior  

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; Renner and Schäfer 2010). Some of the specialized oil bees additionally use the oil in the processA day in the life of an oil bee: phenology, nesting, and foraging behavior Irmgard SCH?FFLER 1 the bionomics of solitary, ground-nesting bees. We established a population of the oil bee, Macropis fulvipes

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An Idealized Comparison of One-Way and Two-Way Grid Nesting  

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Most mesoscale models can be run with either one-way (parasitic) or two-way (interactive) grid nesting. This paper presents results from a linear 1D shallow-water model to determine whether the choice of nesting method can have a significant ...

Lucas M. Harris; Dale R. Durran

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The nesting ecology of paper wasps (Polistes) in a Texas urban area  

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~i ht Jntensities Nest Si te Tealperdlture N, . H?''Nt. ? H Ne. ;tinS Cycles Nest Pal-asitization Al 50 OBSERVATIONS ON THF. LII'F. HIS'l'ORY AND BEHAVIOR OF ELA;. :&HS POLISTIS BURRS . . . . . . . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 60 DISCUSSION 79 Incld. nce...

Reed, Hal Clyde

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda  

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda Michael D-performance nested virtualization on Intel x86-based systems. The Turtles project, which is part of the Linux is the tortoise standing on?" "You're very clever, young man, very clever", said the old lady. "But it's turtles

Yang, Junfeng

337

Foraging ecology of wintering wading birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast  

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I studied flock composition, distribution and foraging ecology of wintering wading birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast. I focused on geographic variability in wintering wading bird assemblages, the processes that structured these assemblages...

Sherry, Dawn Ann

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Street lighting disrupts the diel migratory pattern of wild Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., smolts leaving their natal stream  

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The migratory timing and behaviour of wild Atlantic salmon smolts leaving their natal stream was determined using a passive integrated transponder (PIT) antennae system at a study site on a tributary of the River Itchen, England. Experiments compared the downstream migration of smolts under natural control conditions (20002006) with two years (2008 and 2009) when the main downstream exit of the study site was subject to street-lit conditions every alternate night (maximum light intensity measured at the stream surface=14lx). Migration of smolts under control conditions was significantly (pstreet lighting resulted in the timing of migration being random (p=0.11, n=7; p=0.76, n=34, respectively) with respect to time of day. Furthermore, migration of smolts was significantly (p=0.01, n=19) correlated with the time of sunset for fish migrating when the lamp had been off, but random (p=0.36, n=22) when the lamp had been on (2008 and 2009 data, combined). This alteration in migratory behaviour due to street lighting may impact fitness.

W.D. Riley; B. Bendall; M.J. Ives; N.J. Edmonds; D.L. Maxwell

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation & the U.S. Endangered Species Act  

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birds #12;History of species-related legislation · Lacey Act (1900) · Migratory Bird Treaty Act (1918 Bird Treaty Act (1918) ­ All migratory birds are subject to federal regulation ­ Established protective as well as protected species #12;History of species-related legislation · Lacey Act (1900) · Migratory

Schweik, Charles M.

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Presidential Documents Federal Register  

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of migratory birds and their habitats, and through the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Act), the United States has, however, continue to be subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. (i) ``Species of concern'' refers Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703­711), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Acts (16 U.S.C. 668­668d

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Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu  

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As a new emerging infection, good system for surveillance and prediction of H7N9 bird flu outbreak is very important. Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu include many mulitdisciplinary approaches and international collaboration. Image: H7N9 migration from bird genetic mutation to human outbreak.

Viroj Wiwanitkit; Benyun Shi; Shang Xia; Guo-Jing Yang; Xiao-Nong Zhou; Jiming Liu

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Springs and wire plants: anachronistic defences against Madagascar's extinct elephant birds  

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Springs and wire plants: anachronistic defences against Madagascar's extinct elephant birds William, the elephant birds. If these extinct ratites selected for similar plant defences, we expected to find remarkable browser assemblages of large flightless birds, moas (Dinornithidae) in New Zealand and elephant

Silander Jr., John A.

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IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION  

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77 CHAPTER 4 IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION Bird mortality studies reporting on wind energy facilities elsewhere regularly report that bird mortality in the APWRA is unusually high there and is, therefore, an anomaly among wind energy facilities in the United States. We

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GIS application to bird conservation in Puerto Rico  

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The conservation of these sites will ensure the preservation of the island's biodiversity #12;AcknowledgementsGIS application to bird conservation in Puerto Rico Idelfonso Ruiz, Adrianne Tossas and Ilse assess areas of high ecological value promote the conservation and management of species

Gilbes, Fernando

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Damage Assessment and Restoration Planning For Marine Birds  

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.S. Geological Service and Humboldt State University, Deborah French, Applied Sciences Associates, Bruce Wright Bird Workshop held in December of 1999 in San Francisco, California (Sarah Allen, Mark Barash, Cindy, Laura Valoppi, Veronica Varela, Kathy Verrue-Slater, Dan Welsh, Bruce Wright). Many of the points raised

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Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli passerine birds  

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Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli passerine birds Yoram Yom-Tov Department of Zoology,Tel Aviv University,Tel Aviv 69978, Israel ( yomtov@post.tau.ac.il) Global warming may a¡ect the physiology in body mass and tarsus length are due to global warming and also in accordance with Bergmann's rule

Yom-Tov, Yoram

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Distress calls may honestly signal bird quality to predators  

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...indicators of prey quality. The structure of...they spread the call energy over a wider range...indicators of prey quality. The structure of...they spread the call energy over a wider range...Keywords: birds; prey quality; distress calls...reduce the time and energy expended during capture...

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ORIGINAL PAPER Bird communities and wind farms: a phylogenetic  

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of wind facilities on wildlife has also been documented, pointing to pressing conservation challengesORIGINAL PAPER Bird communities and wind farms: a phylogenetic and morphological approach Leonel 2013 Abstract The undeniable environmental benefits of wind energy are undermined by the negative

Arita, Héctor T.

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Wildlife-friendly farming benefits rare birds, bees and plants  

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...recent report by the European Court of Auditors concluded that AES are not designed and...small seeds provide invaluable, high energy winter food resources for farmland birds...designed and managed? european court of auditors special report no. 7/2011. European...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds  

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Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds A. P. M?LLER* , J in the evolutionary past. Radioactive contamination from Chernobyl constitutes one such extreme perturbation of radiation from Chernobyl are also the species that in the past have been most susceptible to factors

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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Regular Expressions for Natural Language Processing Steven Bird Ewan Klein  

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to know how many words can be formed from the letters: a, c, e, o, and n (e.g. ocean). We may want to ndRegular Expressions for Natural Language Processing Steven Bird Ewan Klein 2006-01-29 Version: 0

Hearst, Marti

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Topography, energy and the global distribution of bird species richness  

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...extend to the influence of solar energy and temperature upon speciation...young species of birds in Africa and South America and...35012228 . Hawkins, B.A , Energy, water, and broad-scale...and C.A Corey1987Does solar energy control organic diversity...

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Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics  

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Review Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics Scott V. Edwards*, W. Bryan Jennings and maturation of the genomics era, the completion of the chicken genome and a suite of technologies that promise genomics strategies, including adoption of objective quality scores for sequence data, analysis

Edwards, Scott

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Modeling the spread of bird flu and predicting outbreak diversity  

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Avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, is an epidemic caused by H5N1 virus that primarily affects birds like chickens, wild water birds, etc. On rare occasions, these can infect other species including pigs and humans. In the span of less than a year, the lethal strain of bird flu is spreading very fast across the globe mainly in South East Asia, parts of Central Asia, Africa and Europe. In order to study the patterns of spread of epidemic, we made an investigation of outbreaks of the epidemic in one week, that is from February 1318, 2006, when the deadly virus surfaced in India. We have designed a statistical transmission model of bird flu taking into account the factors that affect the epidemic transmission such as source of infection, social and natural factors and various control measures are suggested. For modeling the general intensity coefficient f ( r ) , we have implemented the recent ideas given in the article Fitting the Bill, Nature [R. Howlett, Fitting the bill, Nature 439 (2006) 402], which describes the geographical spread of epidemics due to transportation of poultry products. Our aim is to study the spread of avian influenza, both in time and space, to gain a better understanding of transmission mechanism. Our model yields satisfactory results as evidenced by the simulations and may be used for the prediction of future situations of epidemic for longer periods. We utilize real data at these various scales and our model allows one to generalize our predictions and make better suggestions for the control of this epidemic.

Ranjit Kumar Upadhyay; Nitu Kumari; V. Sree Hari Rao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resolved Turbulence Characteristics in Large-Eddy Simulations Nested within Mesoscale Simulations Using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model  

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One-way concurrent nesting within the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) is examined for conducting large-eddy simulations (LES) nested within mesoscale simulations. Wind speed, spectra, and resolved turbulent stresses and turbulence ...

Jeff Mirocha; Branko Kosovi?; Gokhan Kirkil

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Cartesian grid method in incompressible viscous fluid flow Yih-Ferng Peng a,*, Rajat Mittal b  

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Nested Cartesian grid method in incompressible viscous fluid flow Yih-Ferng Peng a,*, Rajat Mittal form 16 April 2010 Accepted 28 May 2010 Available online 8 June 2010 Keywords: Nested Cartesian grid procedure is focused by using a nested Cartesian grid formulation. The method is developed for simulating

Mittal, Rajat

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Heartbeat of a Nest: Using imagers as biological sensors Shaun Ahmadian, Teresa Ko, Sharon Coe, Michael Hamilton, Mohammad Rahimi, Stefano  

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Heartbeat of a Nest: Using imagers as biological sensors Shaun Ahmadian, Teresa Ko, Sharon Coe of interest, the study of avian behavior during nesting cycles. The system uses simple image statistics accuracy of 84%, allowing inference of avian nesting stage with accuracy within a day. Our results

Soatto, Stefano

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Single molecule quantitation and sequencing of rare translocations using microfluidic nested digital PCR  

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of individual tumors. Here, we report the development and application of a bead-based hemi-nested microfluidic droplet digital PCR (dPCR) technology to achieve quantitative measurement and single-molecule sequencing of somatically acquired carcinogenic...

Shuga, Joe; Zeng, Yong; Novak, Richard; Lan, Qing; Tang, Xiaojiang; Rothman, Nathaniel; Vermeulen, Roel; Li, Laiyu; Hubbard, Alan; Zhang, Luoping; Mathies, Richard A.; Smith, Martyn T.

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting fidelity and molecular evidence for natal homing in the freshwater turtle, Graptemys kohnii  

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...region, were obtained from M. Sorenson at the University of Massachusetts (CAAGGGTGGATCGGGCATAAC; GTGCCTGAAAAAACAACCACAGG). PCR...ratios, the physical properties of nesting areas, such as solar exposure and overstory vegetation, can produce consistent...

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Nocturnal Movements and Distributions of Bobcats, Coyotes and Raccoons during Quail Nesting Season  

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habitat selectivity. I also measured the proximity of the mesopredators and quail nesting locations to roads, water and quail feeders on the ranch. I used fractal analysis to calculate length and tortuosity of nocturnal paths and assessed potential risk...

Jhala, Shesh

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental heating reveals nest temperature affects nestling condition in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor)  

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...effects of changes in the thermal environment during...Direct modification of thermal environment (Reid...were attached to a battery, control nests to a sham battery (see the electronic...experimentally manipulating the thermal environment of tree...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Saturation with Guaranteed Real Poles1 Eric N. Johnson2  

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Nested Saturation with Guaranteed Real Poles1 Eric N. Johnson2 and Suresh K. Kannan 3 School Assistant Professor of Avionics Integration eric.johnson@ae.gatech.edu 3Graduate Research Assistant suresh

Johnson, Eric N.

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Nested potassium hydroxide etching and protective coatings for silicon-based microreactors  

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We have developed a multilayer, multichannel silicon-based microreactor that uses elemental fluorine as a reagent and generates hydrogen fluoride as a byproduct. Nested potassium hydroxide etching (using silicon nitride ...

de Mas, Nuria

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The evolution of shelter: ecology and ethology of chimpanzee nest building  

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Human beings of all cultures build some form of shelter, and the global distribution of Homo sapiens depends on this basic trait. All great apes (chimpanzee, bonobo, gorilla, and orangutan) build analogous structures (called nests or beds) at least...

Stewart, Fiona Anne

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting ecology of Rio Grande wild turkeys in the Edwards Plateau of Texas  

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. Since 2001, research has been conducted in the southeastern EP evaluating factors which could be responsible for the decline of Rio Grande turkeys in this region of Texas. I used digital cameras to evaluate the effect of nest predation...

Dreibelbis, Justin Zachary

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting Range, Spatial Use, Habitat Selection and Sex Identification of the Greater Raodrunner (Geococcyx californianus)  

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I conducted this study to better understand the greater roadrunners (Geococcyx californianus) spatial use, nest site selection, and sexual morphometrics. Data were first collected from a roadrunner population in Fisher County, Texas. I trapped...

Montalvo, Andrea

2012-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting Biology of the Leafcutting Bee Megachile minutissima (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Central Saudi Arabia  

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The leafcutting bee Megachile (Eutricharaea) minutissima Radoszkowski is a widely distributed species in the Middle East and a promising pollinator of alfalfa. We provide information on the nest architecture, foraging behavior, phenology, and host...

Alqarni, Abdulaziz S.; Hannan, Mohammed A.; Gonzalez, Victor H.; Engel, Michael S.

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Factors contributing to nest predation within habitat of the Golden-checked Warbler, Travis County, Texas  

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DISCUSSION 56 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 72 LITERATURE CITED 75 VITA 86 LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 1. Predation levels on artificial Golden-cheeked Warbler nests at each site during each of the four trials 21 2. Kruskal-Wallis comparisons of predation... on edge and interior transects by trial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 3. Kruskal-Wallis comparisons of predation on edge and interior transects by trial and study site 29 4. Nonparametric analysis of variance comparison of rates of nest...

Fink, Mark Lewis

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Productivity, mortality, and response to disturbance of nesting Swainson's hawks on the Hanford Site  

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The objectives of this study were to characterize Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainson) use of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford Site and to evaluate the potential for engineering and other human activities on the Hanford Site to negatively affect the nesting Swainson's hawk population. Activities associated with the Basalt Waste Isolation Project (BWIP) were used as the primary external stimuli in studying hawk responses to potential human disturbance. Parked and moving vehicles were the most common disturbance sources observed in Swainson's hawk territories. Hawks appeared to be sensitive to disturbance from pedestrians and slow-moving vehicles near nests. Novel stimuli were much more likely to evoke strong responses than were recurring events. Adult hawks reacted more frequently and vigorously than did juveniles. When disturbed, adult hawks usually flew toward the location of the disturbance; juvenile hawks usually flew away from disturbances. Human activity associated with BWIP may have had negative on one pair of nesting Swainson's hawks and may have precluded the use of an additional traditional nesting territory. Negative impacts to nesting Swainson's hawks from human activity could be minimized by confining activities to the non-nesting period or to distances greater than 2.2 km from nest sites. Tree groves and elevated perches, including utility poles, across the Hanford Site are probably critical to the success of nesting Swainson's hawks. Potential mitigation strategies associated with energy research and development activities on the Hanford Site could include provisions for maintenance and establishment of drought-tolerant trees and native vegetation. 22 refs., 5 figs., 3 tabs.

Poole, L.D.; Marr, N.V.; McCorquodale, S.M.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Nested Off-shell Bethe ansatz and O(N) Matrix Difference Equations  

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A system of O(N)-matrix difference equations is solved by means of the off-shell version of the nested algebraic Bethe ansatz. In the nesting process a new object, the $\\Pi$-matrix, is introduced to overcome the complexities of the O(N) group structure. The proof of the main theorem is presented in detail. In particular, the cancellation of all unwanted terms is shown explicitly. The highest weight property of the solutions is proved.

H. Babujian; A. Foerster; M. Karowski

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White Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 45.7615508°, -116.3006974° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.7615508,"lon":-116.3006974,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The potential future influence of sea level rise on leatherback turtle nests  

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Abstract Climate change models predict sea level rise and increased intensity of storms and hurricanes in tropical sea turtle nesting areas. These factors could significantly increase beach inundation and erosion, thus affecting water content of sea turtle nesting beaches. Here, we conducted a field and laboratory study of how sand water content is related to embryonic development and hatching success of leatherback turtle nests. Moreover, we have experimentally incubated eggs of this species in beach sand under standardized conditions, but at different realistic levels of sand water content, varying from 1% to 12%. On the beaches, females nested from the intertidal zone to the lower part of the sand vegetation dunes, where nests were exposed to a wide range of sand water contents that ranged from 0.8% to 22%. However, both field and experimental studies revealed a strong negative correlation between sand water content and emergence success (field study: r=?0.73, Pturtle nesting success should be expected to decrease.

Juan Patino-Martinez; Adolfo Marco; Liliana Quiones; Lucy A. Hawkes

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Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador  

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Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador INTRODUCTION El Salvador is a small country (2100 km 2 ) situated in the heart of the northern Central America bioregion (southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and northern Nicaragua... in ecotourism in nearby countries (especially Belize and Costa Rica), led to renewed conservation efforts (Secretar?a Ejecutiva de Medio Ambiente, 1994). The environmental movement during the last decade has inspired wide- spread interest and support...

Komar, Oliver

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

A Review on Fish Swimming and Bird/Insect Flight  

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This expository review is devoted to fish swimming and bird/insect flight. (i) The simple waving motion of an elongated flexible ribbon plate of constant width, immersed in a fluid at rest, propagating a wave distally down the plate to swim forward is first considered to provide a fundamental concept on energy conservation. It is generalized to include variations in body width and thickness, vortex shedding from appended dorsal, ventral and caudal fins to closely simulate fish swimming for which a nonlinear theory is presented for large-amplitude propulsion. (ii) For bird flight, the pioneering studies on oscillating rigid wings are briefed, followed by presenting a nonlinear unsteady theory for flexible wing with arbitrary variations in shape and trajectory with a comparative study with experiments. (iii) For insect flight, more recent advances are reviewed under aerodynamic theory and modeling, computational methods, and experiments, on forward and hovering flights with producing leading-edge vortex to give unsteady high lift. (iv) Prospects are explored on extracting intrinsic flow energy by fish and bird to gain thrust for propulsion. (v) The mechanical and biological principles are drawn together for unified studies on the energetics in deriving metabolic power for animal locomotion, leading to a surprising discovery that the hydrodynamic viscous drag on swimming fish is largely associated with laminar boundary layers, thus drawing valid and sound evidences for a resolution to the fish-swim paradox proclaimed by Gray (1936, 1968).

Theodore Yaotsu Wu

2010-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Muscovy ducks were introduced into the U.S. intentionally as an ornamental species to en-hance the aesthetic of urban parks; the first records of this species in Florida date to the mid-  

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- tected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. However, these protections relate only to areas where and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Invasive tadpoles' salinity tolerance Horse dung--a vector for invasive species

Jawitz, James W.

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Removing Protected Populations to Save Endangered Species  

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, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald Eagle and Golden Eagle Pro- tection Act both prevent take of golden

Courchamp, Franck

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SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan A-553  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act 1.4 Population and Habitat Distribution Population sizes are unknown at state

New Hampshire, University of

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THE U.S. NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR REDUCING THE INCIDENTAL CATCH OF SEABIRDS IN LONGLINE FISHERIES (NPOA): ITS IMPLMENTATION IN THE U.S. ATLANTIC TUNA,  

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of the Endangered Species Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In addition, DOS has the lead role in international

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14069Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 57 / Monday, March 26, 2007 / Proposed Rules b. Redesignating paragraphs (b), (c),  

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of the Interior (DOI): DOI employees authorized to enforce the provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ___________________  

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name, Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 #12;

Harms, Kyle E.

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PARTITIONING OF NESTING SPACE AMONG SEABIRDS OF THE BENGUELA UPWELLING DAviD C. DuFFY & GRAEME D. LA CocK  

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PARTITIONING OF NESTING SPACE AMONG SEABIRDS OF THE BENGUELA UPWELLING REGION DAviD C. Du of nesting space among seabirds ofthe Benguela upwel- ling region. Ostrich 56: 186-201. An examination of nesting habitats used by the four main species of seabirds nesting on southern African islands (Jackass

Duffy, David Cameron

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Math. Nachr. 248-249, 129 143 (2003) / DOI 10.1002/mana.200310008 Weak*closed Jordan ideals of nest algebras  

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of nest algebras Lina Oliveira1 1 Departamento de Matem´atica, Instituto Superior T´ecnico, Av. Rovisco Published online 8 January 2003 Key words Partial Jordan ­triple, Jordan ideal, nest algebra MSC (2000) Primary: 17C65, 47L35 Nest algebras provide examples of partial Jordan ­triples. If A is a nest algebra

Stachó, László

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Nested polytopes with non-crystallographic symmetry as projected orbits of extended Coxeter groups  

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We construct nested polytopes with non-crystallographic symmetry from the orbits of groups containing a non-crystallographic Coxeter group $W$ via projection. For this, we embed $W$ into the point group $\\mathcal{P}$ of a higher dimensional lattice, and study the orbits of the subgroups of $\\mathcal{P}$ which contain $W$. The projection of these orbits into a lower dimensional subspace invariant under $W$ consists of nested shell arrangements with non-crystallographic symmetry. We study the properties of these structures and classify them in the case of extensions of $W$, i.e. subgroups of $\\mathcal{P}$ that contain $W$ as a normal subgroup. Geometrically, the convex hulls of these orbits represent nested polytopes with non-crystallographic symmetry. These have interesting applications in physics (quasicrystals), biology (viruses) and carbon chemistry (fullerenes).

Motiejus Valiunas; Emilio Zappa; Briony Thomas; Reidun Twarock

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Nested Bethe ansatz for Y(gl(n)) open spin chains with diagonal boundary conditions  

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In this proceeding we present the nested Bethe ansatz for open spin chains of XXX-type, with arbitrary representations (i.e. `spins') on each site of the chain and diagonal boundary matrices $(K^+(u),K^-(u))$. The nested Bethe anstaz applies for a general $K^-(u)$, but a particular form of the $K^+(u)$ matrix. We give the eigenvalues, Bethe equations and the form of the Bethe vectors for the corresponding models. The Bethe vectors are expressed using a trace formula.

S. Belliard; E. Ragoucy

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Impacts of Oil and Gas Development on Wintering Grassland Birds at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas  

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, access roads) and bird abundance. I also compared abundance among the 3 site types. At each site I recorded bird numbers and species in 10-m distance bands along all transects (4 transects/well, 2 transects/road), each extending 300 m from the road or pad...

Lawson, Ardath L.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL We're all familiar with birds that are as  

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Inside JEB i FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL AS BIRDS We're all familiar with birds that are as comfortable diving as they are flying but only one family of fish has made the reverse journey. Flying fish Choi, a mechanical engineer from Seoul National University, Korea, became fascinated by flying fish

Moss, Cynthia

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BIRD BEHAVIORS IN THE ALTAMONT PASS WIND RESOURCE AREA 8.1 INTRODUCTION  

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with operating wind turbines (Estep 1989; Howell and DiDonato 1991; Howell and Noone 1992; Orloff and Flannery proposed as a contributing factor to the susceptibility of birds to collide with wind turbines (Cade 1995 was confounded by evidence that the existence and operation of wind turbines may have already changed bird

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Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo  

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238-w Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo Ridge with these wind turbines (Nelson and Curry. 1995). Orloff and Flannery (1992) suggested that the hunting beha) sampled 359 wind turbines in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. California, and found 42 dead birds

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A COMPARISON OF FRUIT REMOVAL BY BATS AND BIRDS FROM PIPER HISfIDUM SW.  

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... ; A COMPARISON OF FRUIT REMOVAL BY BATS AND BIRDS FROM PIPER HISfIDUM SW. (PIPERACEAE. Central AlOOrica (Received: January 5, 1989) ABSTRAC,r I measured fruit removal by bats and birds from in recently distubed second growth habitat during a period of heavy P. hispidum fruiting; plants are e

O'Donnell, Sean

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Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental  

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Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment NERI Report Environmental Research Institute Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment Authors: Henning Noer, Thomas Kjær

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Bird orientation: compensation for wind drift in migrating raptors is age dependent  

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...Lund, Sweden 3 Grimso Wildlife Research Station, Swedish...potentially strong effect of wind on bird orientation...orientation: compensation for wind drift in migrating raptors...Lund, Sweden 3 Grimso Wildlife Research Station, Swedish...potentially strong effect of wind on bird orientation...

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Elevated Frequency of Cataracts in Birds from Chernobyl Timothy Alexander Mousseau1  

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Elevated Frequency of Cataracts in Birds from Chernobyl Timothy Alexander Mousseau1 , Anders Pape typical of cataracts in more than 1100 free-living birds in the Chernobyl region in relation to background Chernobyl. PLoS ONE 8(7): e66939. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066939 Editor: Jordi Moya-Larano, Estacion

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds  

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Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds Jessica A to dioxin-like compounds in birds; induction of 7-ethoxyresorufin-O-de- ethylase (EROD) activity in cultured,3,7,8-tetrachlo- rodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and 6 polychlorinated biphe- nyls (PCBs) were strongly correlated

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The subtlety of simple eyes: the tuning of visual fields to perceptual challenges in birds  

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...stereopsis with which binocular vision in birds does not appear to be associated. Thus, in...binocularity would seem to lie in what each eye does independently (i.e. diplopically...Family Caprimulgidae (nightjars). In Handbook of the birds of the world, vol. 5. Barn-owls...

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-2009 Transport phenomena in self-assembled nanowires  

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-2009 Transport phenomena in self-assembled nanowires 21 S elf incompatible materials can be combined into advanced ­ in some cases unprecedented ­ nanostructures and charge transport in self-assembled structures as well as Josephson coupling in devices combining

Abbondandolo, Alberto

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Magnetic field distortions produced by protective cages around sea turtle nests: unintended consequences for orientation  

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Magnetic field distortions produced by protective cages around sea turtle nests: unintended January 2003; received in revised form 8 July 2003; accepted 21 July 2003 Abstract The Earth?s magnetic in cages has a high magnetic per- meability and might therefore affect the nearby field. Here we report

Lohmann, Kenneth J.

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THE NESTED DIRICHLET PROCESS ABEL RODRIGUEZ, DAVID B. DUNSON, AND ALAN E. GELFAND  

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1 THE NESTED DIRICHLET PROCESS ABEL RODR´IGUEZ, DAVID B. DUNSON, AND ALAN E. GELFAND ABSTRACT Abel Rodriguez is Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University, Box.nih.gov. Alan E. Gelfand is James B. Duke professor, Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke

West, Mike

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LOTEC: A Simple DSM Consistency Protocol for Nested Object Transactions Peter Graham and Yahong Sui  

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LOTEC: A Simple DSM Consistency Protocol for Nested Object Transactions Peter Graham and Yahong Sui Memory (DSM) consistency protocol for an unconventional but important application domain - object applications typically targetted by DSM system designers. While, after 10 years of performance enhancement

Graham, Peter

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Extending Data Mining for Spatial Applications: A Case Study in Predicting Nest Locations  

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Extending Data Mining for Spatial Applications: A Case Study in Predicting Nest Locations Sanjay Chawla \\Lambda Shashi Shekhar \\Lambda Weili Wu \\Lambda Uygar Ozesmi y Abstract Spatial data mining. Efficient tools for extracting information from spatial data sets can be of importance to organizations

Shekhar, Shashi

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Kruskal-Wallis and Friedman type tests for nested effects in hierarchical designs 1  

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Kruskal-Wallis and Friedman type tests for nested effects in hierarchical designs 1 Assaf P. Oron that the Kruskal-Wallis (K-W) rank test can be extended to test for such effects. Let B = b1 . . . bh be the tested's significant. Rank tests are readily available for one-way designs (Kruskal-Wallis or Wilcoxon

Hoff, Peter

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-200947 Electronic states and quantum transport in graphene ribbons  

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NEST Scientific Report 2007-200947 Electronic states and quantum transport in graphene ribbons G dimensional carbon sheets have been isolated, and the potential of graphene-based electronics on the micro- and nano-metric scale has further magnified the interest toward this material. Graphene ribbons

Abbondandolo, Alberto

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STUDY OF NESTING DENSITY AT TH E RHU KUDUNG, TANJUNG BATU ,  

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.3 Destruction of the Beach Vegetation 2 4 5 .4 Noise Produced by the Plant 2 4 5 .5 Liquid Discharge From the Plant 2 4 5 .6 Gazettement of a Turtle Nesting Sanctuary in the Paka Area 2 4 5 .6 .1 g sites, and at the offshore islands 3 0 TABLE 2 . Number and percentage of each type of Green

Prestwich, Ken

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Nested species assemblages of amphibians and reptiles on islands in the Laurentian  

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the relative importance of biotic vs. abiotic factors in the development of nestedness. Our goal­ absence matrices. To quantify nestedness of assemblages we used the nested temperature (T) method of nestedness did differ significantly (most to least) among classes (reptiles, amphibians) and orders (snakes

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Short Communication Orang-utan nest surveys: the devil is in the details  

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and dung decay rates used to estimate great ape and elephant population densities in Africa (Nchanji and Erik Meijaard Abstract Nest surveys are widely employed to assess the population density of orang been widely used as proxies for population density (van Schaik et al., 1995; Buij et al., 2003

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The nested SU(N) off-shell Bethe ansatz and exact form factors  

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The form factor equations are solved for an SU(N) invariant S-matrix under the assumption that the anti-particle is identified with the bound state of N-1 particles. The solution is obtained explicitly in terms of the nested off-shell Bethe ansatz where the contribution from each level is written in terms of multiple contour integrals.

Hratchia M. Babujian; Angela Foerster; Michael Karowski

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grundlagen Semi-explizite Parallelitat Explizite Parallelitat Nested Data Parallelism Funktionale Programmierung  

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Grundlagen Semi-explizite Parallelit¨at Explizite Parallelit¨at Nested Data Parallelism Funktionale, Andreas Abel Funktionale Programmierung #12;Grundlagen Semi-explizite Parallelit¨at Explizite Parallelit¨ussen. Hans-Wolfgang Loidl, Andreas Abel Funktionale Programmierung #12;Grundlagen Semi-explizite Parallelit

Abel, Andreas

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2010 MacArthur Fellowship Kelly Benoit-Bird, has been selected as one of 23 recipients nationwide of  

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2010 MacArthur Fellowship Kelly Benoit-Bird, has been selected as one of 23 recipients nationwide Society of America. Kelly Benoit-Bird Associate Professor, Biological Oceanography "One of the things I and inspire me." -- Kelly Benoit-Bird #12;

Kurapov, Alexander

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A comparison of bird use and species diversity of created and natural salt marshes in the Galveston Bay complex, Texas  

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Birds were censused in seven natural and seven created salt marshes in lower Galveston Bay from October 1990 through September 1991 to evaluate differences in bird use due to marsh origin, size, and age. Birds were grouped by foraging method, prey...

Melvin, Stefani Lynn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Maternal Transfer of Contaminants to Eggs in Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscala) Nesting on Coal Fly Ash Basins  

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common grackles (Quiscalus quis- cala) nesting in association with coal fly ash settling basins be warranted. The disposal of slurried coal combustion waste (hereafter, ash) into open settling impoundments grackles (Quiscalus quiscala) nesting at coal ash settling basins for trace elements to determine

Hopkins, William A.

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Photo Gallery Photo 1. Adult female watching her nest cavity as we checked its contents with a micro  

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Photo Gallery Photo 1. Adult female watching her nest cavity as we checked its contents DESERT All photographs by Aaron D. Flesch 446 Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America #12;Photo Gallery Photo 2. Nest site located in a giant saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) near the western edge

Montana, University of

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A Method for Locating Barr ed Owl ( Strix varia ) Nests in the Souther n Boreal For est of Saskatchewan  

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of Saskatchewan Shanna D. Frith, Kurt M. Mazur , and Paul C. James 1 Abstract.--Barr ed Owl (Strix varia) nests forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada. During the nesting period, we located pairs of Barr ed Owls eal forest of Saskatchewan, Canada, are the largest reported for this species to date (Mazur 1997

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The effects of forced nest-site feeding on the food preferences of wild rat pups at weaning*  

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The effects of forced nest-site feeding on the food preferences of wild rat pups at weaning preferences of wild rat pups during weaning. The results indicated that although food preferences during reported below examined the role of the ingestion of food samples at the nest site on the feeding

Galef Jr., Bennett G.

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Building a home from foamtngara frog foam nest architecture and three-phase construction process  

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...2010 research-article Animal behaviour 1001 23 14 Building a home from foam-tungara frog foam nest architecture and three-phase...Data Supplement: Supplementary figures 1, 2 and 3 Building a home from foam--tungara frog foam nest architecture and three-phase...

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Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River, Estuary, and Plume in 2010  

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Uncertainty regarding the migratory behavior and survival of juvenile salmonids passing through the lower Columbia River and estuary after negotiating dams on the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) prompted the development and application of the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS). The JSATS has been used to investigate the survival of juvenile salmonid smolts between Bonneville Dam (river kilometer (rkm) 236) and the mouth of the Columbia River annually since 2004. In 2010, a total of 12,214 juvenile salmonids were implanted with both a passive integrated transponder (PIT) and a JSATS acoustic transmitter. Using detection information from JSATS receiver arrays deployed on dams and in the river, estuary, and plume, the survival probability of yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts tagged at John Day Dam was estimated form multiple reaches between rkm 153 and 8.3 during the spring. During summer, the survival probability of subyearling Chinook salmon was estimated for the same reaches. In addition, the influence of routes of passage (e.g., surface spill, deep spill, turbine, juvenile bypass system) through the lower three dams on the Columbia River (John Day, The Dalles, and Bonneville) on juvenile salmonid smolt survival probability from the dams to rkm 153 and then between rkm 153 and 8.3 was examined to increase understanding of the immediate and latent effects of dam passage on juvenile salmon survival. Similar to previous findings, survival probability was relatively high (>0.95) for most groups of juvenile salmonids from the Bonneville Dam tailrace to about rkm 50. Downstream of rkm 50 the survival probability of all species and run types we examined decreased markedly. Steelhead smolts suffered the highest mortality in this lower portion of the Columbia River estuary, with only an estimated 60% of the tagged fish surviving to the mouth of the river. In contrast, yearling and subyearling Chinook salmon smolts survived to the mouth of the river at higher rates, with estimated survival probabilities of 84% and 86%, respectively. The influence of route of passage at the lower three dams in the FCRPS on juvenile salmonid survival appeared to be relatively direct and immediate. Significant differences in estimated survival probabilities of juvenile salmonid smolts among groups with different dam passage experiences were often detected between the dams and rkm 153. In contrast, the influence of route of passage on survival to the mouth of the Columbia River was not apparent among the groups of tagged juvenile salmonids with different FCRPS passage experiences after they had already survived to a point about 80 km downstream of Bonneville Dam. Yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts that migrated through the lower estuary in off-channel habitats took two to three times longer to travel through these lower reaches and their estimated survival probabilities were not significantly different from that of their cohorts which migrated in or near the navigation channel. A large proportion of the tagged juvenile salmonids migrating in or near the navigation channel in the lower estuary crossed from the south side of the estuary near Astoria, Oregon and passed through relatively shallow expansive sand flats (Taylor Sands) to the North Channel along the Washington shore of the estuary. This migratory behavior may contribute to the avian predation losses observed on for fish (2 to 12% of fish in this study).

McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Skalski, John R.; Deters, Katherine A.; Ham, Kenneth D.; Townsend, Richard L.; Titzler, P. Scott; Hughes, Michael S.; Kim, Jin A.; Trott, Donna M.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Bethe ansatz for `all' open spin chains with diagonal boundary conditions  

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We present in an unified and detailed way the nested Bethe ansatz for open spin chains based on Y(gl(\\fn)), Y(gl(\\fm|\\fn)), U_{q}(gl(\\fn)) or U_{q}(gl(\\fm|\\fn)) (super)algebras, with arbitrary representations (i.e. `spins') on each site of the chain and diagonal boundary matrices (K^+(u),K^-(u)). The nested Bethe anstaz applies for a general K^-(u), but a particular form of the K^+(u) matrix. The construction extends and unifies the results already obtained for open spin chains based on fundamental representation and for some particular super-spin chains. We give the eigenvalues, Bethe equations and the form of the Bethe vectors for the corresponding models. The Bethe vectors are expressed using a trace formula.

S. Belliard; E. Ragoucy

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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select h.*, p.Price as Price, NestXML(p.PricingConditions,  

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select h.*, p.Price as Price, NestXML(p.PricingConditions, p.PNGImage) as AdditionalData from Hyper Passau, Germany New Supplier Market Place select p.ProductDescription, c.Supplier, c.AdditionalData, c.Price by p.ProductDescription, c.Price expires Friday, March 29, 2002 5:00:00 PM CET Register Products XML

Kemper, Alfons

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Amartya Kumar Sen, La dmocratie des autres. Pourquoi la libert n'est pas une invention  

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Amartya Kumar Sen, La démocratie des autres. Pourquoi la liberté n'est pas une invention de l'économiste et philosophe Amartya Sen. D'une part, sa foi en la démocratie apparaît comme la raison première de et public. Sen fait partie des auteurs qui défendent une conception de la « démocratie en termes de

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Nested (inverse) binomial sums and new iterated integrals for massive Feynman diagrams  

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Nested sums containing binomial coefficients occur in the computation of massive operator matrix elements. Their associated iterated integrals lead to alphabets including radicals, for which we determined a suitable basis. We discuss algorithms for converting between sum and integral representations, mainly relying on the Mellin transform. To aid the conversion we worked out dedicated rewrite rules, based on which also some general patterns emerging in the process can be obtained.

Jakob Ablinger; Johannes Blmlein; Clemens G. Raab; Carsten Schneider

2014-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The package HarmonicSums: Computer Algebra and Analytic aspects of Nested Sums  

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This paper summarizes the essential functionality of the computer algebra package HarmonicSums. On the one hand HarmonicSums can work with nested sums such as harmonic sums and their generalizations and on the other hand it can treat iterated integrals of the Poincare and Chen-type, such as harmonic polylogarithms and their generalizations. The interplay of these representations and the analytic aspects are illustrated by concrete examples.

Jakob Ablinger

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to  

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In order to enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory bird populations, DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Executive Order 13186, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds. The MBTA protects migratory birds by governing the taking, killing,

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to  

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Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In order to enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory bird populations, DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Executive Order 13186, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds. The MBTA protects migratory birds by governing the taking, killing,

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C ~ M ,lS90(1), pp. 543-554 An Analysis of Foam Nest Cons~ructionin the  

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, Nest constructionoccurred during a series of alternating phases of activity arid rest in ehaIIon water

Hödl, Walter

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Do smart birds stress less? An interspecific relationship between brain size and corticosterone levels  

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...An interspecific relationship between brain size and corticosterone levels adam Z...report that in birds, species with larger brains relative to their body size show lower...CORT levels than species with smaller brains. This relationship is consistent across...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza: Entry pathways into North America via bird migration  

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Given the possibility of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza arriving in North America and monitoring programs that have been established to detect and track it, we review intercontinental movements of birds. We divided ...

Peterson, A. Townsend; Benz, Brett W.; Pape?, Monica

2007-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Prioritization of areas in China for the conservation of endangered birds using modelled geographical distributions  

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We developed distributional models for 90 threatened bird species in China, and used heuristic complementarity algorithms to prioritize areas for conservation. The pixel-based area selection prioritized 20 areas for ...

Chen, Guojun; Peterson, A. Townsend

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Label Free Mid-IR Photothermal Imaging of Bird Brain With Quantum Cascade Laser  

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Label free mid-infrared photothermal imaging on bird brain slices is presented. The Amide-I vibrational band is excited by a quantum cascade laser and an Er:doped fiber measures the...

Mertiri, Alket; Totachawattana, Atcha; Liu, Hui; Hong, Mi K; Gardner, Tim; Sander, Michelle Y; Erramilli, Shyamsunder

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Does coping style predict optimization? An experimental test in a wild passerine bird  

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...predict optimization? An experimental test in a wild passerine bird Marion Nicolaus...precise local environmental knowledge. To test this, we quantified exploratory behaviour...Using a field-based novel environment test, we quantified exploratory behaviour as...

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predation pressure from above: observations on the activities of piscivorous birds at a shallow eutrophic lake  

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The foraging activities of piscivorous birds at a small eutrophic lake in southern Sweden were observed during the ice-free months of 1984. Species-specific patterns of abundance and distribution were apparent...

Ian J. Winfield

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predation pressure from above: observations on the activities of piscivorous birds at a shallow eutrophic lake  

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The foraging activities of piscivorous birds at a small eutrophic lake in southern Sweden were observed during the ice-free months of 1984. Species-specific patterns of abundance and distribution were apparent...

Ian J. Winfield

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies in Avian Biology No. 26:168176, 2003. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS IN SURROGATE BIRDS AND  

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such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), po- lychlorinated dibenzo-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzo-furans, and selenium observed in fish-eating birds from the Great Lakes, which have been attributed primarily to dioxins

Mora, Miguel A.

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using air photos to interpret quality of marbled murrelet nesting habitat 17JEM--VoluME 9, NuMbEr 1  

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using air photos to interpret quality of marbled murrelet nesting habitat 17JEM--VoluME 9, NuMbEr 1. Using air photos to interpret quality of Marbled Murrelet nesting habitat in south coastal British Journal of Ecosystems and Management Using air photos to interpret quality of Marbled Murrelet nesting

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using air photos to interpret quality of marbled murrelet nesting habitat 1JEM--VoluME 9, NuMbEr 1  

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using air photos to interpret quality of marbled murrelet nesting habitat 1JEM--VoluME 9, NuMbEr 1. Using air photos to interpret quality of Marbled Murrelet nesting habitat in south coastal British Journal of Ecosystems and Management Using air photos to interpret quality of Marbled Murrelet nesting

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A Nested Micro-Scale Simulation of a Lake Michigan Land-Breeze Front Gijs de Boer,Gregory J.Tripoli,Edwin W.Eloranta  

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A Nested Micro-Scale Simulation of a Lake Michigan Land-Breeze Front Gijs de Boer,Gregory J Positioning of the 6 Nested Grids Acknowledgements Introduction As part of the Lake Induced Convection of a more easily predictable large scale pattern. Compared to mesoscale simulations,which often nest down

Eloranta, Edwin W.

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Crossings and Nestings of Matchings and Partitions William Y.C. Chen1,2, Eva Y.P. Deng3, Rosena R.X. Du4  

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Crossings and Nestings of Matchings and Partitions William Y Abstract We present results on the enumeration of crossings and nestings for matc* *hings and set and the nesting number of partitions have a symmetric joint distribution. It follo* *ws that the crossing

Chen, Bill

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Automatic Thread Distribution For Nested Parallelism In OpenMP OpenMP is becoming the standard programming model for sharedmemory parallel architectures. One of its most inter-  

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Automatic Thread Distribution For Nested Parallelism In OpenMP Abstract OpenMP is becoming in the language is the support for nested parallelism. Previous research and parallelization experiences have shown the benefits of using nested parallelism as an alternative to combining several programming models

Corbalan, Julita

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Nesting between hole and electron pockets in Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2 (x=00.3) observed with angle-resolved photoemission  

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Nesting between hole and electron pockets in Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2 (x=0­0.3) observed with angle and electrons is smaller than predicted by theory. Finally, we discuss the quality of nesting in the different regions of the phase diagram. The presence of the third hole pocket significantly weakens the nesting at x

Paris-Sud 11, Université de

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P11.3 EFFECTS OF NESTING FREQUENCY AND LATERAL BOUNDARY PERTURBATIONS ON THE DISPERSION OF LIMITED-AREA ENSEMBLE FORECASTS  

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P11.3 EFFECTS OF NESTING FREQUENCY AND LATERAL BOUNDARY PERTURBATIONS ON THE DISPERSION OF LIMITED of ensemble fore- casts, also lack consistent perturbations. Pertur- bations growing on the nested domain on the effect of LBC update in- terval on the nested-grid ensemble dispersion. Other results will be presented

Xue, Ming

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Breeding and wintering bird occurence in Texas rangelands with special reference to woody plant encroachment  

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BREEDING AND WINTERING BIRD OCCURRENCE IN TEXAS RANGELANDS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT A Thesis by DAWN ROBIN MAGNESS Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2003 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences BREEDING AND WINTERING BIRD OCCURRENCE IN TEXAS RANGELANDS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT A Thesis by DAWN ROBIN MAGNESS...

Magness, Dawn Robin

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nest predation, predator abundance, and avian diversity in transmission line corridors and adjacent habitats in east central Texas  

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corridors may have differential effects on wildlife communities in adjacent vegetation types in a heterogeneous landscape. I evaluated the effects of ROW corridors on avian and nest predator communities in forests and pastures in east central Texas in 1998...

Hubbard, Tani Ann

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SCIENTIFIC REPORT 2001-2003 NEST, the National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology, was established  

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SCIENTIFIC REPORT 2001-2003 NEST, the National Enterprise for nanoScience and nano of nanoscience and to become a reference point and a resource for the INFM community. As stated in its original

Abbondandolo, Alberto

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Multi-Attribute Choice Model: An Application of the Generalized Nested Logit Model at the Stock-Keeping Unit Level  

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This paper proposes an application of the generalized nested logit (GNL) model which is used in transportation science for product choice problems at the stock-keeping unit level. I explain two alternative nestin...

Kei Takahashi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested off-diagonal Bethe ansatz and exact solutions of the su(n) spin chain with generic integrable boundaries  

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The nested off-diagonal Bethe ansatz method is proposed to diagonalize multi-component integrable models with generic integrable boundaries. As an example, the exact solutions of the su(n)-invariant spin chain model with both periodic and non-diagonal boundaries are derived by constructing the nested T-Q relations based on the operator product identities among the fused transfer matrices and the asymptotic behavior of the transfer matrices.

Junpeng Cao; Wen-Li Yang; Kangjie Shi; Yupeng Wang

2014-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting large-eddy simulations within mesoscale simulations for wind energy applications  

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With increasing demand for more accurate atmospheric simulations for wind turbine micrositing, for operational wind power forecasting, and for more reliable turbine design, simulations of atmospheric flow with resolution of tens of meters or higher are required. These time-dependent large-eddy simulations (LES), which resolve individual atmospheric eddies on length scales smaller than turbine blades and account for complex terrain, are possible with a range of commercial and open-source software, including the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. In addition to 'local' sources of turbulence within an LES domain, changing weather conditions outside the domain can also affect flow, suggesting that a mesoscale model provide boundary conditions to the large-eddy simulations. Nesting a large-eddy simulation within a mesoscale model requires nuanced representations of turbulence. Our group has improved the Weather and Research Forecasting model's (WRF) LES capability by implementing the Nonlinear Backscatter and Anisotropy (NBA) subfilter stress model following Kosovic (1997) and an explicit filtering and reconstruction technique to compute the Resolvable Subfilter-Scale (RSFS) stresses (following Chow et al, 2005). We have also implemented an immersed boundary method (IBM) in WRF to accommodate complex terrain. These new models improve WRF's LES capabilities over complex terrain and in stable atmospheric conditions. We demonstrate approaches to nesting LES within a mesoscale simulation for farms of wind turbines in hilly regions. Results are sensitive to the nesting method, indicating that care must be taken to provide appropriate boundary conditions, and to allow adequate spin-up of turbulence in the LES domain.

Lundquist, J K; Mirocha, J D; Chow, F K; Kosovic, B; Lundquist, K A

2008-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Nestling telomere shortening, but not telomere length, reflects developmental stress and predicts survival in wild birds  

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...Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700CC, The Netherlands Developmental stressors...different nest-box colonies in the vicinity of Groningen, The Netherlands (53.1708 N, 6.6064 E...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The nesting biology of Panurginus polytrichus Cockerell in Central Texas (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae)  

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were also observed beginning new burrows. When starting a burrow a female wi 1 1 walk around on the ground, apparently randomly turning and stopping until some likly spot is found. This spot may be either on an open, flat area of the nest site... live only a few weeks, the females mate only once, the male population is very high and since the females mate only once, the males need no post copulatory tactics to assure paternity. These factors point to either a "female defense" or a "scrambl e...

Stephens, Thomas Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting ecology of dickcissels on reclaimed surface-mined lands in Freestone County, Texas  

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-dependent species may utilize in the early stages of succession (Whitmore 1980, Hunter et al. 2001, Kasner and Slack 2002). The aforementioned species of concern all have been documented to nest on reclaimed grasslands at TXU Energy?s Big Brown Mine (BBM... on these surrogate habitats. STUDY AREA The study was conducted on the Big Brown Mine (BBM; 5,800 ha) owned and operated by TXU Energy in Freestone County, 16 km east of Fairfield, Texas (Figure 1.2). The mine is within the northern portion of the Post Oak...

Dixon, Thomas Pingul

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

447

Automated Thermal Image Processing for Detection and Classification of Birds and Bats - FY2012 Annual Report  

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Surveying wildlife at risk from offshore wind energy development is difficult and expensive. Infrared video can be used to record birds and bats that pass through the camera view, but it is also time consuming and expensive to review video and determine what was recorded. We proposed to conduct algorithm and software development to identify and to differentiate thermally detected targets of interest that would allow automated processing of thermal image data to enumerate birds, bats, and insects. During FY2012 we developed computer code within MATLAB to identify objects recorded in video and extract attribute information that describes the objects recorded. We tested the efficiency of track identification using observer-based counts of tracks within segments of sample video. We examined object attributes, modeled the effects of random variability on attributes, and produced data smoothing techniques to limit random variation within attribute data. We also began drafting and testing methodology to identify objects recorded on video. We also recorded approximately 10 hours of infrared video of various marine birds, passerine birds, and bats near the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Marine Sciences Laboratory (MSL) at Sequim, Washington. A total of 6 hours of bird video was captured overlooking Sequim Bay over a series of weeks. An additional 2 hours of video of birds was also captured during two weeks overlooking Dungeness Bay within the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Bats and passerine birds (swallows) were also recorded at dusk on the MSL campus during nine evenings. An observer noted the identity of objects viewed through the camera concurrently with recording. These video files will provide the information necessary to produce and test software developed during FY2013. The annotation will also form the basis for creation of a method to reliably identify recorded objects.

Duberstein, Corey A.; Matzner, Shari; Cullinan, Valerie I.; Virden, Daniel J.; Myers, Joshua R.; Maxwell, Adam R.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Food abundance does not determine bird use of early-successional habitat.  

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Abstract. Few attempts have been made to experimentally address the extent to which temporal or spatial variation in food availability influences avian habitat use. We used an experimental approach to investigate whether bird use differed between treated (arthropods reduced through insecticide application) and control (untreated) forest canopy gaps within a bottomland hardwood forest in the Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina, USA. Gaps were two- to three-year-old group selection timber harvest openings of three sizes (0.13, 0.26, and 0.50 ha). Our study was conducted during four bird use periods (spring migration, breeding, post-breeding, and fall migration) in 2002 and 2003. Arthropods were reduced in treated gaps by 68% in 2002 and 73% in 2003. We used mist-netting captures and foraging attack rates to assess the influence of arthropod abundance on avian habitat use. Evidence that birds responded to arthropod abundance was limited and inconsistent. In 2002, we generally captured more birds in treated gaps of the smallest size (0.13 ha) and fewer birds in treated gaps of the larger sizes. In 2003, we recorded few differences in the number of captures in treated and control gaps. Foraging attack rates generally were lower in treated than in control gaps, indicating that birds were able to adapt to the reduced food availability and remain in treated gaps. We conclude that arthropod abundance was not a proximate factor controlling whether forest birds used our gaps. The abundance of food resources may not be as important in determining avian habitat selection as previous research has indicated, at least for passerines in temperate subtropical regions.

Champlin, Tracey B.; Kilgo, John C.; Moorman, Christopher E.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A comparison of bird use and species diversity of created and natural salt marshes in the Galveston Bay complex, Texas.  

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??Birds were censused in seven natural and seven created salt marshes in lower Galveston Bay from October 1990 through September 1991 to evaluate differences in (more)

Melvin, Stefani Lynn

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Test plan for evaluating the operational performance of the prototype nested, fixed-depth fluidic sampler  

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The PHMC will provide Low Activity Wastes (LAW) tank wastes for final treatment by a privatization contractor from two double-shell feed tanks, 241-AP-102 and 241-AP-104. Concerns about the inability of the baseline ''grab'' sampling to provide large volume samples within time constraints has led to the development of a nested, fixed-depth sampling system. This sampling system will provide large volume, representative samples without the environmental, radiation exposure, and sample volume impacts of the current base-line ''grab'' sampling method. A plan has been developed for the cold testing of this nested, fixed-depth sampling system with simulant materials. The sampling system will fill the 500-ml bottles and provide inner packaging to interface with the Hanford Sites cask shipping systems (PAS-1 and/or ''safe-send''). The sampling system will provide a waste stream that will be used for on-line, real-time measurements with an at-tank analysis system. The cold tests evaluate the performance and ability to provide samples that are representative of the tanks' content within a 95 percent confidence interval, to sample while mixing pumps are operating, to provide large sample volumes (1-15 liters) within a short time interval, to sample supernatant wastes with over 25 wt% solids content, to recover from precipitation- and settling-based plugging, and the potential to operate over the 20-year expected time span of the privatization contract.

REICH, F.R.

1999-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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O'Donnell S and Jeanne R.L. 2002. The nest as fortress: defensive behavior of Polybia emaciata, a mud-nesting eusocial wasp. 5 pp. Journal of Insect Science, 2:3. Available online: insectscience.org/2.3  

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O'Donnell S and Jeanne R.L. 2002. The nest as fortress: defensive behavior of Polybia emaciata, a mud-nesting eusocial wasp. 5 pp. Journal of Insect Science, 2:3. Available online: insectscience.org/2.3 Journal of Insect Science insectscience.org The nest as fortress: defensive behavior of Polybia emaciata

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X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds | Department of Energy  

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X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds June 30, 2011 - 2:56pm Addthis A collage of images. Top, optical images of: blue jay feather, squid, and fossil fish with feather. Bottom: x-ray images showing the distribution of copper (red) in the same organisms. | Photo Courtesy of Gregory Stewart, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory A collage of images. Top, optical images of: blue jay feather, squid, and fossil fish with feather. Bottom: x-ray images showing the distribution of copper (red) in the same organisms. | Photo Courtesy of Gregory Stewart, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Through x-ray fluorescent imaging techniques developed at the

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It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! | Department of Energy  

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It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! June 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. Experienced Pilot and Robot Builder Lands Summer Internship at EM Only 22 years old, Valerie Edwards has accomplished significant feats, from flying airplanes to building award-winning robots. Now, Edwards is ready to achieve more as a DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) Office of External Affairs intern. Her assignment: help improve EM's public communications across the DOE complex. Edwards is poring over the websites of EM sites to determine ways to better

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Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! | Department of Energy  

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Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! May 14, 2013 - 5:20pm Addthis Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype is starting the crossing of America. First leg is Moffett Airfield at the Ames Research Center of NASA to Phoenix Sky Harbour Airport. Solar Impulse will fly across America in stages from San Francisco to Washington D.C. and New York City. | Photo by Fred Merz, Solar Impulse. Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype is starting the crossing of America. First leg is Moffett Airfield at the Ames Research Center of NASA to Phoenix Sky Harbour Airport. Solar Impulse will fly across America in stages from San Francisco to Washington D.C. and New York City. | Photo by Fred Merz, Solar Impulse. Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype. | Photo by J. Revillard, Solar Impulse.

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RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM AMCHITKA AND KISKA ISLANDS IN THE ALEUTIANS:  

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RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM AMCHITKA AND KISKA ISLANDS IN THE ALEUTIANS: ESTABLISHING A BASELINE Joanna ~ur~er,*'"ichael Gochfeld,"% David ~osson,'** Charles W. ~owers,~~"an-y ~riedlander,':~ ~ i c h a e l tabi in,^** Derek ~avret,'** Stephen ~ewett,'." Daniel ~ n i ~ a r o f f , " Ronald ~ n i g a r o f f , ~ ~ Tim ~ t a m m , ~ ~ James Weston,*** Christian ~eitner,"' and Conrad ~olz'."' Abstmct-Amchitka Island (51" N lat, 179' E long) was the site of three underground nuclear tests from 1965-1971. There have been no substantive studies of radionuclides in marine fishes and birds in the area since the mid-1970's. In this study, levels of wCo, "Eu, 90Sr, 99Tc, "q, I3'Cs, and the actinides (241~m, U 8 ~ u , "

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Response of winter birds to soil remediation along the Columbia River at the Hanford Site  

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The Columbia River at the Hanford Site, located in south-central Washington State, USA, is a regionally important refugium for overwintering birds. Some of the river shoreline has been designated by the U.S. Department of Energy for environmental clean-up following past production of materials for nuclear weapons. We evaluated the effects of soil remediation on winter birds at six inactive nuclear reactor areas. Remediation activities consisted of daily excavation and removal of approximately 1,035 t of contaminated soil from previously herbicided and denuded areas located between 30 m and 400 m and mostly in line-of-sight of the river shoreline. Remediation activities had no apparent effect on numbers of riverine or terrestrial birds using adjacent undisturbed shoreline and riparian habitat.

Becker, James M.; McKinstry, Craig A.

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and Comparison of Baseline Avian and Bat Use, Raptor Nesting and Mortality Information from Proposed and Existing Wind Developments: Final Report.  

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Primarily due to concerns generated from observed raptor mortality at the Altamont Pass (CA) wind plant, one of the first commercial electricity generating wind plants in the U.S., new proposed wind projects both within and outside of California have received a great deal of scrutiny and environmental review. A large amount of baseline and operational monitoring data have been collected at proposed and existing U.S. wind plants. The primary use of the avian baseline data collected at wind developments has been to estimate the overall project impacts (e.g., very low, low, moderate, and high relative mortality) on birds, especially raptors and sensitive species (e.g., state and federally listed species). In a few cases, these data have also been used for guiding placement of turbines within a project boundary. This new information has strengthened our ability to accurately predict and mitigate impacts from new projects. This report should assist various stakeholders in the interpretation and use of this large information source in evaluating new projects. This report also suggests that the level of baseline data (e.g., avian use data) required to adequately assess expected impacts of some projects may be reduced. This report provides an evaluation of the ability to predict direct impacts on avian resources (primarily raptors and waterfowl/waterbirds) using less than an entire year of baseline avian use data (one season, two seasons, etc.). This evaluation is important because pre-construction wildlife surveys can be one of the most time-consuming aspects of permitting wind power projects. For baseline data, this study focuses primarily on standardized avian use data usually collected using point count survey methodology and raptor nest survey data. In addition to avian use and raptor nest survey data, other baseline data is usually collected at a proposed project to further quantify potential impacts. These surveys often include vegetation mapping and state or federal sensitive-status wildlife and plant surveys if there is a likelihood of these species occurring in the vicinity of the project area. This report does not address these types of surveys, however, it is assumed in this document that those surveys are conducted when appropriate to help further quantify potential impacts. The amount and extent of ecological baseline data to collect at a wind project should be determined on a case-by-case basis. The decision should use information gained from this report, recent information from new projects (e.g., Stateline OR/WA), existing project site data from agencies and other knowledgeable groups/individuals, public scoping, and results of vegetation and habitat mapping. Other factors that should also be considered include the likelihood of the presence of sensitive species at the site and expected impacts to those species, project size and project layout.

Erickson, Wallace P.

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird faunas of the humid montane forests of Mesoamerica: biogeographic patterns and priorities for conservation  

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, and Veracruz; Bird faunas of Mesoamerican humid montane forests 2 53 \\ c S1NDU \\ \\ yy NAYJAt-V\\ TAN C15 MICHO ' v '~- . TEMAS TAX GU - 1 CO y ERR A, YUCUN//T CUATR' f 7 ^ .TAMPS ^^^ HIDAL //^MALIN /ACVERA v /-- r KIAHU / P^f-^ // / 1 GUAPA /\\ Jtf/ GUACU... sizes; badly Bird faunas ofMesoamerican humid montane forests 255 needed are surveys in tiny and remote humid montane forest patches. Because of the concentration of our field surveys in the northern part of the study area (Mexico), more detailed...

Herná ndez-Bañ os, Blanca E.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Escalante-Pliego, B. Patricia

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Euler and Grace-Danielsson inequalities for nested triangles and tetrahedra: a derivation and generalisation using quantum information theory  

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We derive several results in classical Euclidean elementary geometry using the steering ellipsoid formalism from quantum mechanics. This gives a physically motivated derivation of very non-trivial geometric results, some of which are entirely new. We consider a sphere of radius $r$ contained inside another sphere of radius $R$, with the sphere centres separated by distance $d$. When does there exist a nested tetrahedron circumscribed about the smaller sphere and inscribed in the larger? We derive the Grace-Danielsson inequality $d^2 \\leq (R+r)(R-3r)$ as the sole necessary and sufficient condition for the existence of a nested tetrahedron. Our method also gives the condition $d^2 \\leq R(R-2r)$ for the existence of a nested triangle in the analogous 2-dimensional scenario. These results imply the Euler inequality in 2 and 3 dimensions. Furthermore, we formulate a new inequality that applies to the more general case of ellipses and ellipsoids.

Antony Milne

2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive frequency comb illumination for interferometry in the case of nested two-beam cavities  

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The homogeneity test of glass plates in a Fizeau interferometer is hampered by the superposition of multiple interference signals coming from the surfaces of the glass plate as well as the empty Fizeau cavity. To evaluate interferograms resulting from such nested cavities, various approaches such as the use of broadband light sources have been applied. In this paper, we propose an adaptive frequency comb interferometer to accomplish the cavity selection. An adjustable Fabry-Perot resonator is used to generate a variable frequency comb that can be matched to the length of the desired cavity. Owing to its flexibility, the number of measurements needed for the homogeneity test can be reduced to four. Furthermore, compared to approaches using a two-beam interferometer as a filter for the broadband light source, the visibility of the fringe system is considerably higher if a Fabry-Perot filter is applied.

Harder, Irina; Leuchs, Gerd; Mantel, Klaus; Schwider, Johannes

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Self-similar nested sequences on a chaotic attractor for traveling-wave electrophoresis  

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Oscillating electric potentials are applied to interdigitated arrays of cylindrical electrodes above and below a stationary conducting viscous fluid. The phases of these potentials are chosen to produce a longitudinal traveling wave that traps high-mobility ions and partially traps intermediate-mobility ions in periodic and narrowband chaotic attractors with average velocities that are commensurate with the wave speed. Stable periodic attractors have periods up to 101 times the wave period. Incommensurate broadband chaotic attractors are described by one-dimensional iterated contact-angle return maps, which feature self-similar nested sequences that converge geometrically at unstable trapped orbits. Sequences of singular angles and sequences of step transitions are characterized by distinct convergence factors. A criterion for allowed interelectrode orbits is developed. Experiments are suggested to evaluate the applicability of the theory to microfluidic separations.

Boyd F. Edwards

2009-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested algebraic Bethe ansatz for open GL(N) spin chains with projected K-matrices  

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We consider an open spin chain model with GL(N) bulk symmetry that is broken to GL(M) x GL(N-M) by the boundary, which is a generalization of a model arising in string/gauge theory. We prove the integrability of this model by constructing the corresponding commuting transfer matrix. This construction uses operator-valued "projected" K-matrices. We solve this model for general values of N and M using the nested algebraic Bethe ansatz approach, despite the fact that the K-matrices are not diagonal. The key to obtaining this solution is an identity based on a certain factorization property of the reduced K-matrices into products of R-matrices. Numerical evidence suggests that the solution is complete.

Rafael I. Nepomechie

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A nested Krylov subspace method to compute the sign function of large complex matrices  

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We present an acceleration of the well-established Krylov-Ritz methods to compute the sign function of large complex matrices, as needed in lattice QCD simulations involving the overlap Dirac operator at both zero and nonzero baryon density. Krylov-Ritz methods approximate the sign function using a projection on a Krylov subspace. To achieve a high accuracy this subspace must be taken quite large, which makes the method too costly. The new idea is to make a further projection on an even smaller, nested Krylov subspace. If additionally an intermediate preconditioning step is applied, this projection can be performed without affecting the accuracy of the approximation, and a substantial gain in efficiency is achieved for both Hermitian and non-Hermitian matrices. The numerical efficiency of the method is demonstrated on lattice configurations of sizes ranging from 4^4 to 10^4, and the new results are compared with those obtained with rational approximation methods.

Jacques C. R. Bloch; Simon Heybrock

2011-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agust Muoz-Garcia, Amy Walker, and Joseph B. Williams  

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Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agustí Muñoz-Garcia, Amy Walker, and Joseph.pnas.org/misc/reprints.shtml To order reprints, see: Notes: #12;Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agusti´ Mun~ oz

Williams, Jos. B.

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eBird: Assessing the Application of Large Scale Citizen Science Data and Data Collection Strategies for Local Management Use  

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such as mean counts, counts adjusted for effort, and frequency, and confirming with Kruskal-Wallis tests, variation was found between eBird and survey data. eBird contained lower counts of Piping Plovers and a lower sighting frequency than survey data. When...

Riddle, Thomas Carroll 1984-

2012-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Intra-sexual selection in cooperative mammals and birds: why are females not bigger and better armed?  

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...choosier sex, where mate choice does play a role it might be expected...selection among females. (i) Fundamental sex differences in reproductive...Sargatal, J. (eds) 2002 Handbook of the birds of the world...Christie, DA. (eds) 2006 Handbook of the birds of the world...

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Item #3 RMP Study # 1 Page 1 of 5 SS Dioxins in sport fish, bird eggs, surface sediments and tributaries  

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Item #3 RMP Study # 1 Page 1 of 5 SS Dioxins in sport fish, bird eggs, surface sediments and tributaries PS/SS: 2012 Dioxins Studies: Sport Fish, Bird Eggs, Surface Sediment, and Tributary Waters Estimated Cost: $119,470 Oversight Group: Dioxin Strategy Work Group Proposed by: Susan Klosterhaus and Don

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Multimodal nested sampling: an efficient and robust alternative to MCMC methods for astronomical data analysis  

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In performing a Bayesian analysis of astronomical data, two difficult problems often emerge. First, in estimating the parameters of some model for the data, the resulting posterior distribution may be multimodal or exhibit pronounced (curving) degeneracies, which can cause problems for traditional MCMC sampling methods. Second, in selecting between a set of competing models, calculation of the Bayesian evidence for each model is computationally expensive. The nested sampling method introduced by Skilling (2004), has greatly reduced the computational expense of calculating evidences and also produces posterior inferences as a by-product. This method has been applied successfully in cosmological applications by Mukherjee et al. (2006), but their implementation was efficient only for unimodal distributions without pronounced degeneracies. Shaw et al. (2007), recently introduced a clustered nested sampling method which is significantly more efficient in sampling from multimodal posteriors and also determines the expectation and variance of the final evidence from a single run of the algorithm, hence providing a further increase in efficiency. In this paper, we build on the work of Shaw et al. and present three new methods for sampling and evidence evaluation from distributions that may contain multiple modes and significant degeneracies; we also present an even more efficient technique for estimating the uncertainty on the evaluated evidence. These methods lead to a further substantial improvement in sampling efficiency and robustness, and are applied to toy problems to demonstrate the accuracy and economy of the evidence calculation and parameter estimation. Finally, we discuss the use of these methods in performing Bayesian object detection in astronomical datasets.

Farhan Feroz; M. P. Hobson

2007-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Cooperative Efforts by the Bonneville Power Administration to Promote Ferruginous Hawk Nesting on the Department of Energy's Hanford Reservation in Washington State  

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Publisher Summary The ferruginous hawk (Buteo regalis) is the largest soaring hawk in the United States with a maximum wingspan up to 1.32 meters (5 ft). The species is common to the grasslands and steppe areas of the western United States. The ferruginous hawk (Buteo regalis) was once common to the grassland areas of Washington State. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has identified nine territorial pairs that are using Bonneville Power Administration towers on the Hanford Reservation site in Central Washington. These pairs represent 18% of the active nesting population in 2002 of this threatened species as designated by the State. Ferruginous hawks did not range widely on the Reservation until specific transmission towers were introduced on the reservation in the 1970s. The nests are 2-3 ft. in diameter and are made of interwoven sagebrush stems in the lower part of the transmission tower body. To provide a better nesting site for the hawks, wood-nesting platforms were installed in the winter of 2003. These platforms are one-meter in diameter and are designed to prevent the nest from blowing out of the tower during high winds. A review of the nest platforms during the summer of 2003 indicated that at least one breeding pair that produced fledgling young occupied one nest. In 2004, with the assistance of ThermoSight, Inc, a remote camera was installed over the nest to observe and record the hawks during the nesting season.

William T. Erickson; James W. Watson; Bill Hubbard

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuning of Strouhal number for high propulsive efficiency accurately predicts how wingbeat frequency and stroke amplitude relate and scale with size and flight speed in birds  

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...frequency, U is cruising speed and A bsin(theta/2...be reconsidered in this light. bird|flight|stroke...scale with size and flight speed in birds. | The wing...be reconsidered in this light. | Department of Zoology...scale with size and flight speed in birds Robert L. Nudds...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Daily routines of body mass gain in birds: 2. An experiment with reduced food availability  

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; published online 31 July 2006; MS. number: 8608R) Theoretical models predict that small birds should adjust daily patterns of body mass gain in response to environmental and internal factors. In a companion paper, we described a model on daily fattening that allows the analysis of precise changes in the shape

Carrascal, Luis M.

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From daily movements to population distributions: weather affects competitive ability in a guild of soaring birds  

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...1250, 8400 Bariloche, Argentina The ability of many animals...cost of transport|energy landscape|competition...and RG White. 1987 Energy expenditures for locomotion...and RP Wilson. 2011 Energy beyond food: foraging...bird from the Miocene of Argentina. Proc. Natl Acad...

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vol. 164, no. 2 the american naturalist august 2004 Linking Optimal Foraging Behavior to Bird Community  

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sparrows co- exist by trading off travel cost against foraging efficiency. In exclusion experiments, urban Community Structure in an Urban-Desert Landscape: Field Experiments with Artificial Food Patches Eyal; Electronically published July 6, 2004 abstract: Urban bird communities exhibit high population den- sities

Katti, Madhusudan

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Assessing the impact of marine wind farms on birds through movement modelling  

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...bird movements around turbines. The model most closely...electronic supplementary material. Model 1 estimated u...trajectories that responded to turbines only when they were closer...blocks containing 25 turbines with equal spacing...consumer's electricity bill, and allocated to research...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Body Masses of Birds of the World John B. Dunning, Jr., Project Leader  

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from published and unpublished sources. The links below provide updates to the body mass database on "Book Status" has been added. Data are labeled as N = species new to the database, B = better data than in life-history attributes to species size. For birds, the single most useful measure of body size

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Ranger-led Program (Bird Walk) in Yosemite Valley 1939 Photo credit: Yosemite Research Library  

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Ranger-led Program (Bird Walk) in Yosemite Valley ­ 1939 Photo credit: Yosemite Research Library" Farabee Jr., 2003 #12;MOTIVATIONS FOR ATTENDING RANGER-LED INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Interpretation STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY May 2007 #12;MOTIVATIONS FOR ATTENDING RANGER-LED INTERPRETIVE

Coble, Theresa G.

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Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering  

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Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering roughly three quarters of the earth is covered in water it should be no surprise that fish are the most numerous vertebrates in the world. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History there are about 28,000 known fish

Watson, Craig A.

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EarlyBird: Learning-based Mobile Prefetching through Content Preference and Usage Pattern  

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, access- ing such embedded content is often slow, expensive, and energy-draining due to the nature Twitter application as a case study to evaluate EarlyBird. We show that on average users can reduce their delays by at least 62% at the cost of no more than 3% battery and 40MB/month cel- lular data consumption

Liu, Xin

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Sensor Corrections for Sea-Bird SBE-41CP and SBE-41 CTDs* GREGORY C. JOHNSON  

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Sensor Corrections for Sea-Bird SBE-41CP and SBE-41 CTDs* GREGORY C. JOHNSON NOAA/Pacific Marine. Corresponding author address: Dr. Gregory C. Johnson, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Bldg. 3, Seattle, WA 98115. E-mail: gregory.c.johnson@noaa.gov JUNE 2007 J O H N S O N E

Johnson, Gregory C.

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Birds prefer to breed in sites with low radioactivity in Chernobyl  

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Birds prefer to breed in sites with low radioactivity in Chernobyl A. P. Møller1,* and T. A. 1988). Likewise, a recent report on the biological consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl predicted after the accident (Chernobyl Forum 2005). However, the main conclusion remaining after 20 years

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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Effects of forestry practices on vegetation structure and bird community of Kibale National Park, Uganda  

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, Uganda Cagan H. Sekercioglu* Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford on the vegetation structure and bird community of Kibale National Park, Uganda. I compared four forest treatments Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: Uganda; Tropical forestry; Selective logging; Vegetation structure

Sekercioglu, Cagan Hakki

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Multiannual patterns of influenza A transmission in Chinese live bird market systems  

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Multiannual patterns of influenza A transmission in Chinese live bird market systems Kim M. Pepin and emergence in humans is confounded by insufficient empirical data on the ecology and dynamics of AIV in poultry systems. To address this gap, we quantified incidence patterns for 13 hemagglutinin subtypes

Webb, Colleen

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Invasive rats and recent colonist birds partially compensate for the loss of endemic New Zealand pollinators  

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...research-article Research articles 1001 60 Invasive rats and recent colonist birds partially compensate...species in New Zealand, the invasive ship rat (Rattus rattus) and the recent colonist...invasive mammalian predators (such as ship rats Rattus rattus, stoats Mustela ermina and...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eocene fossil is earliest evidence of flower-visiting by birds  

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...fossil record. Bill shape alone often does not provide unambiguous clues on the diet...flower-visiting of Pumiliornis. Although pollen size does not allow discrimination of insect and...Family Nectariniidae (sunbirds). In Handbook of the birds of the world, penduline-tits...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air speeds of migrating birds observed by ornithodolite and compared with predictions from flight theory  

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...Caerlaverock. Females are lighter than males, which...mean equivalent air speed (17.5 m s1) is...assumptions, in the light of new data. By...statistical analysis to our speed measurements, we...over the ocean for light to moderate winds...1995 Optimal flight speed of birds. Phil...

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Using a collision model to design safer wind turbine rotors for birds  

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A mathematical model for collisions between birds and propeller-type turbine rotors identifies the variables that can be manipulated to reduce the probability that birds will collide with the rotor. This study defines a safety index--the clearance power density--that allows rotors of different sizes and designs to be compared in terms of the amount of wind energy converted to electrical energy per bird collision. The collision model accounts for variations in wind speed during the year and shows that for model rotors with simple, one-dimensional blades, the safety index increases in proportion to rotor diameter, and variable speed rotors have higher safety indexes than constant speed rotors. The safety index can also be increased by enlarging the region near the center of the rotor hub where the blades move slowly enough for birds to avoid them. Painting the blades to make them more visible might have this effect. Model rotors with practical designs can have safety indexes an order of magnitude higher than those for model rotors typical of the constant speeds rotors in common use today. This finding suggests that redesigned rotors could have collision rates with birds perhaps an order of magnitude lower than today`s rotors, with no reduction in the production of wind power. The empirical data that exist for collisions between raptors, such as hawks and eagles, and rotors are consistent with the model: the numbers of raptor carcasses found beneath large variable speed rotors, relative to the numbers found under small constant speed rotors, are in the proportions predicted by the collision model rather than in proportion to the areas swept by the rotor blades. However, uncontrolled variables associated with these data prevent a stronger claim of support for the model.

Tucker, V.A. [Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States). Dept. of Zoology

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A nested grid model of the Oregon Coastal Transition Zone: Simulations and comparisons with observations during the 2001  

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A nested grid model of the Oregon Coastal Transition Zone: Simulations and comparisons several hundred kilometers offshore where shelf flows interact with the northern California Current is realistic representation of coastal jet separation and eddy formation offshore of Cape Blanco. Three

Kurapov, Alexander

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Two hundred years after a commercial marine turtle shery: the current status of marine turtles nesting in the Cayman Islands  

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Two hundred years after a commercial marine turtle ®shery: the current status of marine turtles, Gina Ebanks-Petrie and Graeme C. Hays Abstract Large populations of marine turtles breed- ing in the Cayman Islands were drastically reduced in the early 1800s. However, marine turtle nesting still occurs

Exeter, University of

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Effect of nest temperature on egg-brooding dynamics in Children's pythons Zachary R. Stahlschmidt , Dale F. DeNardo  

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to other ectothermic boid snakes (1.9­5.7) and Tclutch conformed to Tnest at the constant, cool temperature needs of the offspring during development, such as water balance, energy, and temperature regulation [1Effect of nest temperature on egg-brooding dynamics in Children's pythons Zachary R. Stahlschmidt

Denardo, Dale

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Breeding biology of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, (Reptilia: Cheloniidae) on Wan-An Island, Peng-Hu Archipelago, Taiwan. I. Nesting ecology  

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The nesting season of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas...on Wan-An Island, Peng-Hu Archipelago, Taiwan extended from early June to early October in both 1992 and 1993. Turtles nested on 9 of the 11 beaches ... ad...

T.-H. Chen; I.-J. Cheng

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of "edge" on breeding bird density and diversity in young and mature pine stands in East Texas  

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20 20 28 29 32 34 35 40 62 LIST OF TABLES page Table 1. Stems and basal area per hectare of Shawnee and Cherokee woods (trees ) 22. 9 cm dbh, '(May 1978). . . 19 Table 2. Mean bird population characteristics per 25 m section in woods... and clearcut (1 Mav to 23 June, 1978) Table 3. Habitat association of bird species by vegetation types on Cherokee and Shawnee study areas (1 May to 23 June 'l978) . 21 . 23 LIST OF FIGURES Figure 1. Map of Shawnee study area showing 4 bird census...

Strelke, William Kenneth

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metals in albatross feathers from Midway Atoll: Influence of species, age, and nest location  

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In this paper the authors examine the concentrations of metals (heavy metals, mercury, lead, cadmium, chromium, manganese, tin; and metalloids, arsenic and selenium), in the down and contour (body) feathers of half-grown young albatrosses, and contour feathers of one of their parents. They collected feathers from Laysan Diomedea immutabilis and black-footed Diomedea nigripes albatrosses from Midway Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean. The authors test the null hypotheses that there is no difference in metal levels as a function of species, age, feather type, and location on the island. Using linear regression they found significant models accounting for the variation in the concentrations of mercury, lead, cadmium, selenium, chromium, and manganese (but not arsenic or tin) as a function of feather type (all metals), collection location (all metals but lead), species (selenium only), and interactions between these factors. Most metals (except mercury, arsenic, and tin) were significantly higher in down than in the contour feathers of either chicks or adults. Comparing the two species, black-footed albatross chicks had higher levels of most elements (except arsenic) in their feathers and/or down. Black-footed adults had significantly higher levels of mercury and selenium. They also collected down and feathers from Laysan albatross chicks whose nests were close to buildings, including buildings with flaking lead paint and those that had been lead-abated.

Burger, J.; Gochfeld, M.

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested, fixed-depth fluidic sampler supplementary testing - AEAT doc 2926-2-002  

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This report summarizes the results of cold testing, completed by AEAT, as part of the proof-of-principle testing for a proposed nested, fixed-depth fluidic sampling system. This sampling system will provide waste samples from the PHMC feed tank to support the privatization contract with BNFL. Proof-of-principle tests were completed with 2 wt% and 10 wt% sand/water and 25 wt% kaolin clay/water simulants with a test setup that spanned the 24 ft to 57 ft height required in the feed tank. The tests demonstrated that the system could pump and sample waste materials with low and with high solids content. In addition, the tests demonstrated a need for some design upgrades to the sampling system, as there was material loss when the sample bottle was removed from the sampling needle. These were complementary tests, completed as part of an EM-50 Tank Focus Area (TFA) to develop a sampling system for validating LAW and HLW waste batches for the Privatization Contract.

REICH, F.R.

1999-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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The JLO Character for The Noncommutative Space of Connections of Aastrup-Grimstrup-Nest  

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In attempts to combine non-commutative geometry and quantum gravity, Aastrup-Grimstrup-Nest construct a semi-finite spectral triple, modeling the space of G-connections for G=U(1) or SU(2). AGN show that the interaction between the algebra of holonomy loops and the Dirac-type operator D reproduces the Poisson structure of General Relativity in Ashtekar's loop variables. This article generalizes AGN's construction to any connected compact Lie group G. A construction of AGN's semi-finite spectral triple in terms of an inductive limit of spectral triples is formulated. The refined construction permits the semi-finite spectral triple to be even when G is even dimensional. The Dirac-type operator D in AGN's semi-finite spectral triple is a weighted sum of a basic Dirac operator on G. The weight assignment is a diverging sequence that governs the "volume" associated to each copy of G. The JLO cocycle of AGN's triple is examined in terms of the weight assignment. An explicit condition on the weight assignment perturbations is given, so that the associated JLO class remains invariant. Such a condition leads to a functoriality property of AGN's construction.

Alan Lai

2010-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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A nested sequence of projectors (2): Multiparameter multistate statistical models, Hamiltonians, S-matrices  

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Our starting point is a class of braid matrices, presented in a previous paper, constructed on a basis of a nested sequence of projectors. Statistical models associated to such $N^2\\times N^2$ matrices for odd $N$ are studied here. Presence of $\\frac 12(N+3)(N-1)$ free parameters is the crucial feature of our models, setting them apart from other well-known ones. There are $N$ possible states at each site. The trace of the transfer matrix is shown to depend on $\\frac 12(N-1)$ parameters. For order $r$, $N$ eigenvalues consitute the trace and the remaining $(N^r-N)$ eigenvalues involving the full range of parameters come in zero-sum multiplets formed by the $r$-th roots of unity, or lower dimensional multiplets corresponding to factors of the order $r$ when $r$ is not a prime number. The modulus of any eigenvalue is of the form $e^{\\mu\\theta}$, where $\\mu$ is a linear combination of the free parameters, $\\theta$ being the spectral parameter. For $r$ a prime number an amusing relation of the number of multiplets with a theorem of Fermat is pointed out. Chain Hamiltonians and potentials corresponding to factorizable $S$-matrices are constructed starting from our braid matrices. Perspectives are discussed.

B. Abdesselam; A. Chakrabarti

2006-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Normal Agricultural Operations and Dove Hunting in Texas  

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: baiting Doves are migratory birds, and dove hunting is therefore regulated by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which specifically prohibits baiting. Under federal law, baiting is the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing... considers this acceptable to hunt over. A problem arises, however, as to what constitutes a ?normal agricultural operation.? For the purpose of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act ?normal agricultural operation? means a normal agricultural planting...

Redmon, Larry

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Latest News | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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RAPID/Roadmap/12-FD-a | Open Energy Information  

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take of migratory birds is prohibited unless otherwise permitted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). However, neither the MBTA nor the current implementing...

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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Qualification Standards (48 FR 22716, Sept. 1983). To comply with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, maintenance work shall be scheduled outside the March 1 tluough July 31...