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Glaciomarine Oceanographic and Suspended Sediment Dynamics, Kongsbreen system, Svalbard
Quantifying estuarine circulation and the resulting sediment dynamics of tidewater glaciers is crucial to developing an understanding of these dynamic systems, and their response to climate and sea level change. This study ...
USING SEDIMENT GEOCHEMISTRY, PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND REMOTE SENSING TO STUDY PROVENANCE IN THE KRONERBREEN/KONGSVEGEN GLACIERS, WEST SPITSBERGEN, SVALBARD
Sediment provenance at the Kronerbreen/Kongsvegen glaciers in Spitsbergen can be used to understand the effects that climate change can have on the sedimentation in fjords, and streams at northern latitudes. These sediments ...
A Characterization of the Biology and Nutrient Cycling of Two Glacial Lakes in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard
Due to the fact that lakes in the high arctic are only exposed for two to three months out of the year, very little is known about the microbiology and nutrient cycling that occur in this region. Of greatest interest in ...
Linnedalen main weather station (2010 & 2011)
These data are from the main weather station in Linne' Valley -- 200 meters south of Lake Linne.
Tea Party for the Left: How Progressives Can Use the Tea Party's Strategy to Promote Their Own Goals
With the sudden rise and popularity of the Tea Party, many on the Left of the American political spectrum have looked on with scorn and some degree of envy. Originally dismissed as conspiracy theorists and radicals, Tea ...
In the Name of the Tiger: Narrative Analysis on Conservation and Indigenous Forest Rights in India
India’s forests are home to half of the world’s tiger population and to millions of people. While conservationists clamor for reserves for the endangered Bengal tiger, forest people oppose any attempts to displace them ...
Poe and Baudelaire: The Creation of Mutual Legacy
An examination of the relationship between Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire and the effect they had on each others' legacies and careers.
"Frightful Persecutions" or "Persians Who Protect Us?": Re-examining the Jewish Experience Under Sasanian Rule
Under the rule of the Sasanian dynasty (224-651 CE), the last of the Persian empires before the rise of Islam, Jewish scholarship flourished, resulting in the creation of the Babylonian Talmud, which remains one of the ...
Transforming Growth Factor-β in Breast Milk from Women with Breast Biopsies
About 1 in 8 (12%) American women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and around 40,000 of them are estimated to die from it in 2012 alone (American Cancer Society, 2012). Diagnosis of breast cancer ...
Characterizing Fe(III) Transformation in a Deep-Sea Hyperthermophilic Archaeon
Hyperthermophilic bacteria and archaea found in deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems thrive in the chemical disequilibrium and high temperatures found in these environments, growing optimally between 80-110°C. These organisms ...