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Assessing and Applying a Dual Isotope Approach as an Indicator of Precipitation Seasonality and Moisture Recycling in Modern and Paleoclimate Studies
(State University of New York at Buffalo, 2019)
With projections of increased global precipitation and temperature, regional precipitation dynamics need to be better constrained. Precipitation isotopes, δ2H and δ18O, provide information about how precipitation amount, ...
Transport Home and Terminal Extubation by Emergency Medical Services: An Example of Innovation in End of Life Care
For the majority of terminally ill patients, the preferred place of death is at home. Previous literature has demonstrated the feasibility of at-home terminal extubation performed by critical care and hospice physicians. ...
Evaluation of second and third dielectric virial coefficients for non-polarisable molecular models
(Mol. Phys., 2017-03-20)
Mobile monomers and dimers in precipitation kinetics: A microscopic approach
(J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017-01-09)
Optimal Strategies for Controlling Cascades in Social Networks: An Influence Maximization Approach
Influence maximization is a target set selection problem that aims to select such a set of nodes in a social network that will maximally influence the network. This dissertation manuscript focuses on gaining an understanding ...
La considération éthique des êtres non humains dans la science-fiction québécoise
Résumé (English version below) Les humains sont-ils les seuls êtres qui méritent de faire l’objet d’une considération éthique? La présente dissertation examine la représentation de la relation humain/non-humain dans un ...
Becoming American: Adult Refugees at the Intersection of Language Learning and Civic Education
As the number of refugees being resettled in the United States continues to climb, researchers and policy makers alike have called for additional exploration of the ways in which communities of resettlement and refugees ...
The elephant and the straw man: Political rhetoric, popular culture, and the construction of national identities in the United States and Canada in the free trade era
This dissertation examines the forces shaping national identity in the United States and Canada since the passage of NAFTA. Drawing from political rhetoric and popular culture, it examines how print media, broadcast media, ...
Energy-aware data transfer algorithms
The amount of data moved over the Internet per year has already exceeded the Exabyte scale and soon will hit the Zettabyte range. To support this massive amount of data movement across the globe, the networking infrastructure ...
The Andalusian faces of Spanishness: Myth, icons and identity in Andalusian theatre of the Second Republic
In Spain during the 1930s, the democratically elected Second Republic government imposed progressive reforms designed to modernize the nation. However, conservative factions opposed these changes in favor of a return to ...