Prospective Doctoral Statement For The University Of Southern California's School Of Cinematic Arts Media Arts + Practice Program, 2016 University of Southern California
Prospective Doctoral Statement For The University Of Southern California's School Of Cinematic Arts Media Arts + Practice Program, Gabriel Leiner
After visiting L.A. again and seeing the beautiful fountains on the University of Southern California's campus I am filled with all kinds of ideas about the future and brimming with energy. To all those at the University of Southern California's Cinematic Arts Department, thanks for reading my ideas over the past couple years and helping me to evolve and become a better person and a better writer. Starting a position as a doctoral student in the Media Arts + Practice Program in 2016 is an exciting opportunity. I've got a really positive outlook about Kiss The Water.
Investigating Genetic Differences Between Strains Of Janthinobacterium Lividum On Salamanders And In Their Environment, 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Investigating Genetic Differences Between Strains Of Janthinobacterium Lividum On Salamanders And In Their Environment, Rhiannon E. Black
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
Iowa State Research Farm Reports Available To Public, 2015 Iowa State University
Iowa State Research Farm Reports Available To Public, Mark S. Honeyman
Integrated Crop Management News
There are fourteen Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms in Iowa; nine owned by associations (local farmers) and five owned by the university. One responsibility of Iowa State to the associations is to provide an annual farm progress report on the agricultural research and related scientific agriculture activities conducted at the farm as a year-end summary. Those reports, that were made available in the past to the members and others in print form, are now available online to the public athttp://fpr.extension.iastate.edu/ in a new format.
Certified Crop Adviser Exam Review Course Offered By Isu Extension, 2015 Iowa State University
Certified Crop Adviser Exam Review Course Offered By Isu Extension, Brent A. Pringnitz
Integrated Crop Management News
Individuals planning to become a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) can attend a two-day ISU Extension course to assist with exam preparation. ISU extension specialists will cover the performance objectives for the exam and provide additional assistance on topic areas of most concern to students. Students will take interactive quizzes during the course and finish with a practice examination.
Confinement Site Manure Applicator Workshops Scheduled For 2011, 2015 Iowa State University
Confinement Site Manure Applicator Workshops Scheduled For 2011, Angela M. Rieck-Hinz
Integrated Crop Management News
Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University (ISU) Extension in January or February 2011. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). There is no fee to attend the workshops, but applicators will need to pay certification fees to complete certification requirements.
Commercial Manure Applicator Training Scheduled For Jan. 6, 2011, 2015 Iowa State University
Commercial Manure Applicator Training Scheduled For Jan. 6, 2011, Angela M. Rieck-Hinz
Integrated Crop Management News
Commercial manure applicators can attend three hours of training on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, to meet annual commercial manure applicator certification requirements. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 75 locations in Iowa, and four locations in surrounding states. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee for the workshop but applicators must register by Dec. 30 with the ISU Extension county office where they plan to attend. A complete list of county extension offices offering this workshop ...
Gut Microbiota Of Migratory Passerines At Stopover, 2015 University of Southern Mississippi
Gut Microbiota Of Migratory Passerines At Stopover, William Bagley Lewis
Although the gut microbiota provides many beneficial functions to animal hosts, relatively little is known about the gut microbiota of passerines. It is likely that gut microbes are especially important during the migratory phase; however gut atrophy experienced during prolonged migratory flight may cause disruptions of the stable microbiota. Fecal samples were collected from several species of passerine after crossing the Gulf of Mexico during spring migration and before crossing during fall, and microbiota communities were analyzed using next-generation sequencing. Despite showing large inter-individual variation, a core microbiota composed largely of Firmicutes and Proteobacteria was identified in all birds. Microbiota ...
Short Term Effectiveness Of High Density Large Woody Debris In Asotin Creek As A Cheap And Cheerful Restoration Restoration Action, Reid Camp
All Graduate Theses and Dissertations
In response to human impacts, river restoration and rehabilitation actions have become a priority in the United States. In the Pacific Northwest, most restoration actions are focused on repairing degraded freshwater habitat to increase or improve Pacific salmonid production. However, traditional river restoration actions remained largely unchanged for over 100 years despite a lack of definitive evidence that the actions were effective. More recently, there has been a surge in process-based restoration actions, which aim to reestablish the physical and biological processes that maintain fluvial and floodplain environments by targeting the root causes of degradation in a watershed. Cheap and ...
Community Scholars Program - Hopkins County, Kentucky (Fa 736), 2015 Western Kentucky University
Community Scholars Program - Hopkins County, Kentucky (Fa 736), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives
FA Finding Aids
Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 736. This collection contains information and documentation about the Community Scholars Program’s workshops held in Hopkins County, Kentucky during the summer of 2008. The collection chiefly consists of projects completed by program participants.
Improving The Odds: Assessing Bait Availability Before Rodent Eradications To Aid In Selecting Bait Application Rates, Madeleine Pott, Alexander S. Wegmann, Richard Griffiths, Araceli Samaniego-Herrera, Richard J. Cuthbert, M. De L. Brooke, William C. Pitt, Are R. Berentsen, Nick D. Holmes, Gregg R. Howald, Karina Ramos-Rendon, James C. Russell
USDA National Wildlife Research Center - Staff Publications
Rodent eradications undertaken on tropical islands are more likely to fail than eradications undertaken at higher latitudes. We report on 12 independent rodent eradication projects undertaken on tropical islands that utilized the results of an in situ bait availability study prior to eradication to inform, a priori, the bait application rate selected for the eradication. These projects also monitored bait availability during the eradication. The results from our analysis verified the utility of bait availability studies to future rodent eradication campaigns and confirmed the influence of two environmental factors that can affect bait availability over time: precipitation prior to the ...
Cold Plasma Inactivation Of Internalised Bacteria And Biofilms For Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium, Listeria Monocytogenes And Escherichia Coli, Dana Ziuzina, Lu Han, Patrick J. Cullen, Paula Bourke
Microbial biofilms and bacteria internalised in produce tissue may reduce the effectiveness of decontamination methods. In this study, the inactivation efficacy of in-package atmospheric cold plasma (ACP) afterglow was investigated against Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli in the forms of planktonic cultures, biofilms formed on lettuce and associated bacteria internalised in lettuce tissue. Prepared lettuce broth (3%) was inoculated with bacteria resulting in a final concentration of ~ 7.0 log10 CFU/ml. For biofilm formation and internalisation, lettuce pieces (5 × 5 cm) were dip-inoculated in bacterial suspension of ~ 7.0 log10 CFU/ml for 2 h ...
Big Data Proteogenomics And High Performance Computing: Challenges And Opportunities, 2015 Western Michigan University
Big Data Proteogenomics And High Performance Computing: Challenges And Opportunities, Fahad Saeed
Parallel Computing and Data Science Lab Technical Reports
Proteogenomics is an emerging field of systems biology research at the intersection of proteomics and genomics. Two high-throughput technologies, Mass Spectrometry (MS) for proteomics and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) machines for genomics are required to conduct proteogenomics studies. Independently both MS and NGS technologies are inflicted with data deluge which creates problems of storage, transfer, analysis and visualization. Integrating these big data sets (NGS+MS) for proteogenomics studies compounds all of the associated computational problems. Existing sequential algorithms for these proteogenomics datasets analysis are inadequate for big data and high performance computing (HPC) solutions are almost non-existent. The purpose of ...
Children's Picky Eating And The Role Of Family Environments, 2015 Minnesota State University - Mankato
Children's Picky Eating And The Role Of Family Environments, Maureen Lyons
Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato
Picky eating is often seen as a temporary phase that children go through in the developmental process. While some children never exhibit picky eating behaviors, others seem to get stuck in the tendency of judging foods, which they have never tried, based upon a pretense that the food might not meet with their satisfaction. Learning more about children’s preferred food groups and types of foods, along with the family environmental factors experienced by these children may help to understand ways to support children who struggle with picky eating. Introducing children to new foods within a positive atmosphere, where they ...
Evaluating Sub-Lethal Effects Of Orchard-Applied Pyrethroids Using Video-Tracking Software To Quantify Honey Bee Behaviors, 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Evaluating Sub-Lethal Effects Of Orchard-Applied Pyrethroids Using Video-Tracking Software To Quantify Honey Bee Behaviors, Erin M. Ingram, Julie Augustin, Marion D. Ellis, Blair Siegfried
Faculty Publications: Department of Entomology
Managed honey bee, Apis mellifera L., colonies are contracted to pollinate fruit and nut orchards improving crop quality and yield. Colonies placed in orchards are potentially exposed to pyrethroid insecticides used for broad-spectrum pest control. Pyrethroids have been reported to pose minimal risk to bees due to their low application rates in the field and putative repellent properties. This repellency is believed to alter foraging behavior with the benefit of preventing bees from encountering a lethal dose in the field. However, sub-lethal exposure to pyrethroids may adversely impact bee behavior potentially resulting in social dysfunction or disruption of foraging.
Current Status Of The Northern Long-Eared Myotis (Myotis Septentrionalis) In Northwestern Nebraska, 2015 University of Nebraska—Kearney
Current Status Of The Northern Long-Eared Myotis (Myotis Septentrionalis) In Northwestern Nebraska, Keith Geluso, Patricia Freeman, Cliff Lemen
Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences and Affiliated Societies
The Northern Long-eared Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis; Order: Chiroptera) occurs in eastern, southern, and northern Nebraska, but its current distribution in northwestern parts of the state is unclear due to its recent arrival to the region. We investigated the status of this species in the Pine Ridge via mist net (2011-2014) and acoustic surveys (2014). We documented nine species of bats in the region, including M. septentrionalis. Of 423 total bats, M. septentrionalis was represented by four individuals, the fewest of all species during our four-year survey. We only documented M. septentrionalis in Sheridan County; this county is where the species ...
Community Involvement To Address A Long-Standing Invasive Species Problem: Aspects Of Civic Ecology In Practice, Rebecca W. Dolan, Kelly Harris, Mark Adler
Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS
Invasive non-native species (INS) are found in every city around the globe, but their impacts in urban settings as biological agents of visual pollution that block views of natural landscapes and disconnect citizens from nature are not as often addressed as comprehensively as their impacts in natural areas or agricultural settings. The multiple impacts of INS in cities make them ideal candidates for aspects of Civic Ecology Practice, where local environmental stewardship action is taken to enhance green infrastructure and community well-being in urban and other human-dominated systems. We present details of a community driven program focused on removal of ...
Livestock Grazing On The Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument: Its Importance To The Local Economy, 2015 Economic Associates of Utah
Livestock Grazing On The Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument: Its Importance To The Local Economy, Gil Miller, Kevin Heaton
All Current Publications
Livestock grazing on the GSENM provides significant economic benefits to Garfield and Kane Counties. If all Active and Suspended AUMs were utilized, there would be increased economic benefit. If ranching on the GSENM were lost, the economic sustainability in the Garfield-Kane Economic Region would be greatly reduced.
The 1995 Farm Bill, 2015 Iowa State University
The 1995 Farm Bill, Darnell B. Smith
Iowa Ag Review
As the 1995 Farm Bill debate draws near, issues related to economic stabilization, trade and market development, federal budget pressures, and the environment have risen as primary areas of policy debate.
Environmental Issues In The 1995 Farm Bill, 2015 Iowa State University
Environmental Issues In The 1995 Farm Bill, P. G. Lakshminarayan, Bruce A. Babcock
Iowa Ag Review
The perception is growing that U.S. agricultural policy has reached a major turning point increased trade opportunities with GATT, a continued decline in rural population, increased budgetary (fiscal) pressure, and growing environmental concerns are among the primary reasons. Because of these trends, nontraditional interest groups representing urban and environmental interests will play an increasingly important role in shaping future farm legislation.
Implications Of Extending The Consertation Reserve Program For Iowa, 2015 Iowa State University
Implications Of Extending The Consertation Reserve Program For Iowa, John R. Kruse
Iowa Ag Review
A variety of alternatives have recently been proposed for the future of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) program. Among the proposals are: elimination of the program, targeting specific land types for reentry into the program, allowing renewal of all contracts, and redefining the program to bid land in for a one lime permanent easement payment.