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Background Morbidity and mortality related to opioid use disorder (OUD) in the U.S. is at an all-time high. Innovative approaches are needed to address gaps in retention in treatment with medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD). Mobile health (mHealth) approaches have shown improvement in engagement in care and associated clinical outcomes for a...
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About this Research Topic The fish to tetrapod transition transformed the tetrapod body plan, eventually allowing tetrapods to move, eat, breathe, and reproduce on land. Reconstruction of soft tissues in early tetrapods and their relatives has the potential to solve controversies about the behavior and ecology of the earliest terrestrial vertebrat...
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To seek new signatures of illness in heart rate and oxygen saturation vital signs from Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients, we implemented highly comparative time-series analysis to discover features of all-cause mortality in the next 7 days. We collected 0.5 Hz heart rate and oxygen saturation vital signs of infants in the University of V...
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Its about Edward Albee's Play Who's Afraid of Viginia Woolf?. Albee explains about the depression and lack of communication in between the characters and its reflects in various ways.
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Library of Virginia hosts the first traveling exhibition with pop-up banners, 6 ft. tall, 3 double-sided with text and images. Also, QR code on each banner provided ASL deaf interpreter translating the typed text on each banner . Kathleen L. Brockway as a presenter and author of “The Lost Shared Signing Community of Lantz Mills and Shenandoah Coun...
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To estimate attributable burden and costs of conditions associated with exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Tennessee (TN) and Virginia (VA) during 2017. This is a cross-sectional study of individuals aged 18+ having exposure to ACEs using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data. Eight chronic diseases (asthma, obesi...
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This chapter explores the ways community cultural development (CCD) strategies can facilitate individual and social learning in Pat-rick County, Virginia. The Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance (VT-IPG), as well as Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia, to date have employed story circles and strategic positioning methods in communit...
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Sedimentary charcoal is a useful fire proxy. Recent advances in the morphological and morphometric analyses of individual charcoal particles have enabled more nuanced paleofire interpretations. However, many uncertainties exist regarding the linkages of these particle characteristics with fuel type burned. Further, most of this proxy development re...
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Rhus typhina | Staghorn Sumac | 鹿角漆樹 | Sumac Vinaigrier | Zumaque de Virginia
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This study sort to investigate the effect of rhizobial and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) on the growth, yield and nutritional quality of groundnut. A field experiment conducted in a split-plot design was used to determine the effect of rhizobia, AMF, co-inoculation of rhizobia and AMF on the growth and yield of two groundnut genotypes of the s...
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Resumo O trabalho tem por objetivo abordar os atravessamentos das relações de gênero construídos historicamente no percurso da formação docente no Brasil. Para isso, recorremos a dados estatísticos sobre a distribuição de professores, em relação a categoria sexo/gênero, para sustentar o fato de que a docência tem sido ocupada prioritariamente por m...
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In mountain headwater streams, the quality and resilience of summer cold-water habitat is generally regulated by stream discharge, longitudinal stream channel connectivity and groundwater exchange. These critical hydrologic processes are thought to be influenced by the stream corridor bedrock contact depth (sediment thickness), a parameter often in...
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It has been three decades since comparative philosophers began to associate the Confucian concept of ren 仁 with contemporary Western care ethics. It would be useful to revisit the issue and to reassess related debates. In this essay, I first contextualize this discourse by tracing the emergence of care as a philosophical concept in the West and exp...
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Using a non-experimental, quantitative study employing ex post facto data, a Likert survey, and a closed-ended question survey, this study shows CTE industry credentials’ economic value in dollar terms for students and for a state’s treasury, in this case Virginia’s, in potential income tax revenue for the next five years.
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Dr. Glen I. Earthman possesses forty years of experience in the field of education at all organizational levels and thirty years of specialized experience in the educational facilities planning arena at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has authored six books on the subject of educational facilities and served as the first Dir...
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Introduction Electronic cigarettes have been widely used all over the world. It is not clear what the advantages and disadvantages of a novelty in daily life are that is attracting increasing attention. Up to now, no bibliometric studies on e-cigarettes have been published in databases. Therefore, we are willing to explore directions and research h...
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The coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that green spaces provide sanctuary and comfort, as well as opportunities for release and relief, during difficult times. However, to ensure continuing viability, botanical gardens can do more to address important societal concerns, especially around the environment. Sustaining relevance through action, espe...
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Virginia Woolf as one of the leading figures of modernist literature was in pursuit of challenging the so-called limitations of form in fiction. Triggered by the intellectual discussions in the Bloomsbury Group, formed by a group of intellectuals and artists in England, she attempted to redefine literary form by reorganizing her fiction to oppose t...
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Biotic and abiotic factors drive assortative mixing (preference for or sorting with individuals with similar characteristics) in animal populations on a landscape, with implications for dispersal, population structuring, and other ecological and evolutionary processes. However, patterns and generative mechanisms of assortative mixing are overlooked...
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In 2016-2018, an experiment with Sida hermaphrodita L. Rusby (Virginia fanpetals) called Sida was conducted in the system of random blocks on sandy and sandy loam soil. Each year, the yields of dry aboveground mass and dried mass of roots were determined. Before sowing Sida and after the end of the research, the composition of earthy fractions in t...
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Racism is an ongoing public health crisis, and racial inequities in health, many of which are institutionally derived, have proven resistant to attempts at their rectification. Brigham and Women's Hospital and The University of Virginia Medical Center (UVMC) have documented a specific racial inequity in access to specialty cardiology care for Black...
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• 16 years of insurance experience with a lymphedema treatment mandate in Virginia shows that costs of lymphedema treatment are an insignificant part of insured healthcare costs. • Treatment of lymphedema reduces costs for office visits and hospitalizations due to lymphedema and lymphedema-related cellulitis. • Lymphedema treatment is a potent too...
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Audience segmentation is necessary in health communications to ensure equitable resource distribution. Peer crowds, which are macro-level teen subcultures, are effective psychographic segments for health communications because each crowd has unique mindsets, values, norms, and health behavior profiles. These mindsets affect behaviors, and can be us...
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This study analyzed community resiliency by evaluating access to essential delivery services before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data were collected from October 2020 to September 2021 in a stated-preference survey about delivery services in Southwest Virginia. A significantly larger proportion of respondents without vehicle access relied on t...
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The technological landscape for managing big Earth observation (EO) data ranges from global solutions on large cloud infrastructures with web-based access to self-hosted implementations. EO data cubes are a leading technology for facilitating big EO data analysis and can be deployed on different spatial scales: local, national, regional, or global....
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This study examined human–animal interactions during the reactivation of a hospital-based therapy dog program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data were collected from human–dog interactions at an academic medical center in Virginia. Interaction length, participant role, age group (pediatric or adult), and observed gender were recorded. Handler adhere...
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Ctenucha virginica | Virginia Ctenucha Moth | Cténuche de Virginie |
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The present paper tries to make a reading of Virginia Woolf as an axis of the search for the identity of a woman and its relation with her writing. The twentieth century presents a strong scenario of aesthetic and critical reflections through the relationships between the authors over the years are strengthened more than ever, which are not only pr...
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Consumption of unsafe drinking water is associated with a substantial burden of disease globally. In the US, ~1.8 million people in rural areas lack reliable access to safe drinking water. Our objective was to characterize and assess household-level water sources, water quality, and associated health outcomes in Central Appalachia. We collected sur...
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Banisteria (Journal of the Virginia Natural History Society) 56:10-17. The Peaks of Otter Salamander (Plethodon hubrichti; POS) is a montane species found at elevations above 442 m within a 117 km 2 area of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia. In allopatric areas (areas without the Eastern Red-backed Salamander, P. cinereus, a known comp...
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OpenFOAM's volume-of-fluid, free-surface capturing solver, interFoam, is used in a myriad of naval architecture applications ranging from seakeeping and stability analysis to vessel performance and even the development of energy-based hydrodynamic maneuvering models for use in control design [1,2]. A recent study by Lambert et. al. at Virginia Tech...
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The in vitro cultures of plant stem cells and stem cell-like cells can be established from tissues containing meristematic cells. Chemical compounds—as well as their production potential—is among the emerging topics of plant biotechnology. We induced the callus cell biomass growth and characterized the parameters indicating the presence of stem cel...
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Objective: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, SARS-CoV2 has claimed more than six million lives worldwide , with over 510 million cases to date. To reduce healthcare burden, we must investigate how to prevent non-acute disease from progressing to severe infection requiring hospitalization. Methods: To achieve this goal, we investigat...
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Awal perkembangan Python dilakukan oleh Guido van Rossum pada tahun 1990 di Stichting Mathematisch Centrum (CWI), Amsterdam. Pada tahun 1995, Guido pindah ke CNRI di Virginia Amerika. Versi terakhir pada tahun 2000 dengan versi 1.6. Pada tahun 2000, Guido dan para pengembang inti Python pindah ke BeOpen.com yang merupakan sebuah perusahaan komers...
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Aim The global shipping fleet, the primary means of transporting goods among countries, also serves as a major dispersal mechanism for marine invasive species. To date, researchers have primarily focussed on the role of ships in transferring marine macrofauna, often overlooking transfers of associated parasites, which can have larger impacts on naï...
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Naegleria fowleri is one of the most dangerous protozoan agents. This article describes a bibliometric review of the literature on N. fowleri research indexed in WoS during a 51-year period. The VOSviewer visualization methodology was used to conduct a bibliometric study. The data included articles from the Web of Science database, nations, institu...
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The paper approaches Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse by viewing it as an example of a changed representation of nature which characterizes Modernist fiction in general. This representation is in stark contrast to the Romantic experience and the notion of the poet's communion with the natural world as one of the essential Romantic tropes. The gen...
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Background Minorities at increased risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) frequently have low awareness and use of genetic counseling and testing (GCT). Making sure that evidence-based interventions (EBIs) reach minorities is key to reduce disparities. BRCA-Gist is a theory-informed EBI that has been proven to be efficacious in mostly...
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This article presents the results of a combined neutron activation analysis (NAA) and laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) analysis of 243 locally made ceramic vessels from the northern Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia (USA). The goal of this study was to determine if the geochemical composition of lead glazes...
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Objective To examine outcomes of different surgical modalities for correcting primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachments in patients younger than 50 years of age. Methods and analysis A single-centre, retrospective, cohort study of 754 patients who underwent retinal surgery at the University of Virginia Hospital between 1 July 2012 and 1 July 2020...
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Hashim Mann,1,2 Raymond L Comenzo1,2 1Division of Hematology/Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2The John Conant Davis Myeloma and Amyloid Program, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USACorrespondence: Hashim Mann, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1001 East Leigh Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, USA, Tel +1 804-828-7999, Fax +1 804-828-59...
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The Millennials Rising; The Next Great Generation, written by Neil Howe and William Strauss, is one of the important generational studies about the Y generation. In this study, the authors named the Y generation as ‘millennials’. This name was used for the first time in the literature in this work and was introduced to the world of science as a...
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Wastewater treatment plants are facilities where wastewater is treated by technological processes. A byproduct of a wastewater treatment plant is sewage sludge, which can be both a good soil conditioner and a source of nutrients for the crops to which it is applied. Energy crops are non-food plants that can cleanse the soil of heavy metals through...
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Novel closures for the Reynolds stress are developed for improving the RANS predictions of turbulent boundary layers under pressure gradients. The development of the closures is achieved using experimentally generated reference data from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's 2D Smooth Wall Pressure Gradients campaign. Crucially,...
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Gertrude Eileen Trevelyan came closer to realizing Virginia Woolf's vision of what an independent woman writer needed: talent, £500 a year, and a room of her own. Between 1932 and 1939, she wrote eight novels of remarkable imaginative and stylistic daring. However, after she died in 1941 from wounds incurred when her London flat was hit by a German...
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Individuals from conflict-affected countries, such as Iraq, face formidable challenges when they resettle in the United States. Drawing from intersectionality theory, we explore the lived experiences of adolescent boys and girls from Iraq who have resettled in Texas and Virginia. In this qualitative study, we focus on the school as an institution t...
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This paper demonstrates that two novels of European and African origins, Woolf's Mrs Dalloway (1925) and Emezi's Freshwater (2018) share a common discursive formative. Nomadism, it is argued, constitutes the consciousness behind the textual formation of the two stories, and this consciousness informs the trajectory of border crossing observable in...
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Symbolism, Modernism, and Science Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is an avant-garde Modernist writer because she radically modified the realist novel of consciousness written with sophisticated, stylized elegance by Henry James 1 (1843-1916) and tasteful neatness by Dorothy Richardson (1873-1957) by inventing the stream-of-consciousness technique, which...
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The millipede genus Cherokia Chamberlin, 1949 is a monospecific taxon, with the type species Cherokia georgiana (Bollman, 1889). The last revision of the genus was made by Hoffman (1960) where he established three subspecies. Here we used molecular phylogenetics to assess the genus and evaluate whether it is a monophyletic group, and if the subspec...
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Background: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) supports Americans with lower income to purchase dietary products at authorized retailers. This research aimed to evaluate SNAP-authorized retailers' public commitments in support of nutrition security and to examine differences between traditional grocers and nontraditional (e.g., c...
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This study aims to assess urban heat islands and land cover types in relation to vulnerable populations. The city of Richmond, Virginia was selected as the study area using the Census Block Group as the geographic unit of analysis. Regression analysis was carried out to examine the impacts of land cover types on ambient temperatures, while correlat...
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Cybersecurity threats affect all aspects of society; critical infrastructures (such as networks, corporate systems, water supply systems, and intelligent transportation systems) are especially prone to attacks and can have tangible negative consequences on society. However, these critical cyber systems are generally governed by multiple jurisdictio...
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Virginia Woolf in her essay ‘A Room of One’s Own’ wrote “A woman must have a room and money of her own if she is to write a fiction”. (Woolf 1) Although Woolf wrote the essay, for the 19th century women of United Kingdom or European countries, who are subjugated and denied a creative space of their choice, but Woolf’s statement can be very well com...
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Searching for the identity refers to the collection of event and orientation various goals at explaining, establishing, and defending a state of political, economical, cultural, and social rights for women. Feminism has had a massive influence on American writers. Women's expression of their freedom and position with men has been echoing for centur...
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Affirms the Decisions of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Cases 21-1961 and 21-2116 on legal grounds, ignoring any false construction by the USPTO of prior art and objections in NPPAs 15/917,389, 16/156.509 and others
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I hope others who work with or study learning in carceral spaces can benefit from my dissertation.
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The teaching project 'Realia & Replica' promotes learning in the History, Culture, and Heritage courses offered by the Universidad de Valladolid to English Studies undergratuates. It furthers their understanding and appreciation of the histories and societies of the English-speaking cultures, their links with Spain and their cultural heritage. It c...
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The restoration of shallow lakes has the potential to provide habitat for obligate breeding marsh birds, including secretive marsh birds. However, the degree of marsh bird response to wetland restoration may vary over time as prairie wetlands are subject to variation in water depth and vegetation characteristics (e.g., height, density, distribution...
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Consumer sentiment continues to plunge, rising prices to blame The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment (VAICS) continued to slide, hitting a second series low in a row. This quarter's index value is 58.2, almost eleven and a half points lower than in February 2022. The reduction is the second-largest drop in series history. Concerns about the curr...
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Significant methanol savings are hypothesized to result from anaerobic storage of internal carbon that is used for post‐anoxic denitrification. An investigation into this internal carbon‐driven denitrification was performed via a series of batch tests using biomass from Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s (HRSD’s) water resource recovery facilities...
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Background Nicotine pharmacokinetic assessments of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are crucial to understand their ability to provide an alternative to cigarette smoking. Subjective effects data also strongly contribute to this understanding. The BIDI® Stick is a disposable ENDS product which contains 59 mg/ml nicotine benzoate salt and...
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Flooding increases in recent years, in particular for coastal communities facing sea level rise, have brought renewed attention to real-time, street-scale flood forecasting. Such flood models using conventional physics-based modeling approaches are often unrealistic for real-time decision support use cases due to their long model runtime. Machine l...
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In the central Appalachians of Virginia and West Virginia, the Virginia northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus; VNFS) is a sub-species of northern flying squirrel generally associated with red spruce (Picea rubens)-dominated forests at high elevations. Listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1985 to 2013, the VN...
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A variety of complementarities and overlaps exist between the psychological strand of behavioral economics and the subjectivist strand of Virginia Political Economy. This paper provides an overview of those commonalities and places them in a common information processing framework. The framework can account for systematic mistakes, framing effects,...
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Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa shoulders the highest burden of global sepsis and associated mortality. In high HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevalent settings such as sub-Saharan Africa, TB is the leading cause of sepsis. However, anti-TB therapy is often delayed and may not achieve adequate blood concentrations in patients with sepsis. Accordingly,...
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In the absence of complete lidar coverage, digital surface models (DSMs) and point clouds produced from the United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) are increasingly being analyzed for quality and application feasibility. This study compared canopy heights derived from NAIP DSMs (10 m) and point clouds to...
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This report provides maps with information about the observed and predicted distributions of individual deep-sea coral taxa (primarily genera) and hardbottom habitats in U.S. waters off the Atlantic coasts of states from Virginia to Florida. For each taxon, the maps show the presence or absence of the taxon at sample locations in the presence-absen...
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Forest disturbances can have broad impact on the climate, local environment, and the regeneration of the forest ecosystem. The nature and magnitude of such impact is largely driven by disturbance intensity. In this study, by integrating field plot measurements collected by the Forest Inventory and Analysis program with time series Landsat observati...
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Resumo Objetivou-se apontar as potencialidades do Fundo Virgínia Portocarrero, da Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Fiocruz. O acervo foi doado em vida por sua titular, enfermeira brasileira veterana da Segunda Guerra Mundial. Dessa documentação constam registros de sua formação profissional e acadêmica, e é percebida sua determinação em preservar as reminiscên...
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Future maps and visualizations of sea level rise struggle to convey the salience of evolving coastal hazards on the ground. This study engaged three Norfolk, Virginia communities in the “Blue Line” project to identify the appealing components of various types of visualizations and determine which images increase risk perceptions, contribute to the...
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The Shoreline Management Model (SMM) is a novel geospatial approach used to assess conditions along a shoreline, and recommend best management practices for defended and undefended shorelines. The SMM models available spatial data in order to identify areas where the use of living shorelines would be suitable to address shoreline erosion. The model...