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1994 - Executive Summary Of Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992), 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

1994 - Executive Summary Of Lessons Learned From The California Drought (1987-1992)

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

A 1994 report covering the period of 1987-1992 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding a national drought study instituted in 1989 during the middle of the California drought. The study included the views of 100 key members of the California water community, representing 57 organizations that included federal, state, regional, and local water supply agencies as well as environmental, private, and governmental entities that controlled and influenced water management in California.


1994 - Managing Water For Drought, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers And Institute For Water Resources, 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

1994 - Managing Water For Drought, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers And Institute For Water Resources

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

The purpose of the report was to explain the procedure for cooperative federal-state drought preparedness studies, to indicate how the studies related to the longstanding principles and guidance for federal water resources investigations, and to indicate the means of implementing conclusions arrived at in any given region. This 1994 report, developed during a four-year National Study of Water Management, summarizes the method of improving water management during drought. The method was tested and refined in four field studies in different parts of the country, in which teams of water managers and users worked together to reduce drought impacts. In each ...


Inventory Of California Land Pamphlets In Hornbeck Collection, 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Inventory Of California Land Pamphlets In Hornbeck Collection

California Land Pamphlet Inventory

A document with active links that lists the content of the California Land Pamphlets found in nine volumes, plus three additional publications.


Information For Authors [Slides]: Concepts In Animal Parasitology, Sue Ann Gardner, Scott Lyell Gardner 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Information For Authors [Slides]: Concepts In Animal Parasitology, Sue Ann Gardner, Scott Lyell Gardner

Concepts in Animal Parasitology Textbook

Broadcast via Zoom live online, the following are the slides from an information session held for authors and reviewers of the Concepts in Animal Parasitology (working title: Animal Parasitology Concepts) textbook. The work will be written collaboratively and published in 2019 as an open educational resource under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license.


Explaining China’S Wildlife Crisis: Cultural Tradition Or Politics Of Development, Peter J. Li 2018 University of Houston

Explaining China’S Wildlife Crisis: Cultural Tradition Or Politics Of Development, Peter J. Li

Peter J. Li, Ph.D.

This chapter is about China’s wildlife crisis. As the following sections attempt to demonstrate, abuse of and assault on wildlife in captivity and in the wild have reached an unprecedented level on the Chinese mainland in the reform era (1978–present). Shocking brutality against wildlife animals has been frequently exposed by Chinese and international media. To readers outside East Asia, they ask if the Chinese are culturally indifferent to animal suffering. Indeed, does the Chinese culture sanction cruelty to animals? Or is it the contemporary politics of economic development that is more directly responsible for the crisis?


Attitudes Towards Sports Concussion In Australian Exercise Science Students. Does The Type And Level Of Participation In Sport Matter?, Billymo Rist, Janet A. Young, Alan J. Pearce 2018 La Trobe University

Attitudes Towards Sports Concussion In Australian Exercise Science Students. Does The Type And Level Of Participation In Sport Matter?, Billymo Rist, Janet A. Young, Alan J. Pearce

International Journal of Exercise Science

International Journal of Exercise Science 11(5): 739-753, 2018. Concussion in sport is a growing public health issue. However, research suggests that under-reporting of concussion by student-athlete cohorts reflects conflicting attitudes compared to the wider community. Interestingly, previous studies have focused on the attitudes and beliefs irrespective of the type or level of sport played at. This study explored concussion beliefs and attitudes in a cohort of Australian exercise science students, analyzing responses based upon the type and the level of sport participated. Two-hundred and ninety-four students (m = 208; f = 86; age 22 ± 5.2 years) responded to a series ...


Nkx2-5 Regulates Human Cardiomyogenesis Via A Hey2 Dependent Transcriptional Network., David J Anderson, David I Kaplan, Katrina M Bell, Katerina Koutsis, John M Haynes, Richard J Mills, Dean G Phelan, Elizabeth L Qian, Ana Rita Leitoguinho, Deevina Arasaratnam, Tanya Labonne, Elizabeth S Ng, Richard P Davis, Simona Casini, Robert Passier, James E Hudson, Enzo R Porrello, Mauro W Costa, Arash Rafii, Clare L Curl, Lea M Delbridge, Richard P Harvey, Alicia Oshlack, Michael M Cheung, Christine L Mummery, Stephen Petrou, Andrew G Elefanty, Edouard G Stanley, David A Elliott 2018 The Jackson Laboratory

Nkx2-5 Regulates Human Cardiomyogenesis Via A Hey2 Dependent Transcriptional Network., David J Anderson, David I Kaplan, Katrina M Bell, Katerina Koutsis, John M Haynes, Richard J Mills, Dean G Phelan, Elizabeth L Qian, Ana Rita Leitoguinho, Deevina Arasaratnam, Tanya Labonne, Elizabeth S Ng, Richard P Davis, Simona Casini, Robert Passier, James E Hudson, Enzo R Porrello, Mauro W Costa, Arash Rafii, Clare L Curl, Lea M Delbridge, Richard P Harvey, Alicia Oshlack, Michael M Cheung, Christine L Mummery, Stephen Petrou, Andrew G Elefanty, Edouard G Stanley, David A Elliott

Faculty Research 2018

Congenital heart defects can be caused by mutations in genes that guide cardiac lineage formation. Here, we show deletion of NKX2-5, a critical component of the cardiac gene regulatory network, in human embryonic stem cells (hESCs), results in impaired cardiomyogenesis, failure to activate VCAM1 and to downregulate the progenitor marker PDGFRα. Furthermore, NKX2-5 null cardiomyocytes have abnormal physiology, with asynchronous contractions and altered action potentials. Molecular profiling and genetic rescue experiments demonstrate that the bHLH protein HEY2 is a key mediator of NKX2-5 function during human cardiomyogenesis. These findings identify HEY2 as a novel component of the NKX2-5 cardiac transcriptional ...


Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Toward Nutrition And Diet During Pregnancy Among Recently Delivered Women Of Syrian Refugees, Dana Harb MSc., Mohamad Younes Abou Haidar PhD, Elie Bou Yazbeck PhD 2018 Holy Spirit University of Kaslik

Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Toward Nutrition And Diet During Pregnancy Among Recently Delivered Women Of Syrian Refugees, Dana Harb Msc., Mohamad Younes Abou Haidar Phd, Elie Bou Yazbeck Phd

Journal of Refugee & Global Health

The aim of this study is to assess the nutrition situation in terms of knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) among recently delivered Syrian refugee women and to identify nutrition related KAP problems of this vulnerable population. An analytical descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on a non-randomized sample of one hundred recently delivered Syrian women from refugee background aged 18 years old and above who were admitted for delivery to the obstetric unit of a governmental hospital located in Beirut, Lebanon. The study reveals that fifty-six percent of the studied population was not knowledgeable about maternal nutrition during pregnancy, twenty-five percent ...


Letter From The Editor-In-Chief: Journal Of Refugee & Global Health Volume 1 Issue 2, Ruth M. Carrico 2018 University of Louisville

Letter From The Editor-In-Chief: Journal Of Refugee & Global Health Volume 1 Issue 2, Ruth M. Carrico

Journal of Refugee & Global Health

No abstract provided.


The Innate Immune Response To Ischemic Injury: A Multiscale Modeling Perspective., Elena Dimitrova, Leslie A Caromile, Reinhard Laubenbacher, Linda H Shapiro 2018 The Jackson Laboratory

The Innate Immune Response To Ischemic Injury: A Multiscale Modeling Perspective., Elena Dimitrova, Leslie A Caromile, Reinhard Laubenbacher, Linda H Shapiro

Faculty Research 2018

BACKGROUND: Cell death as a result of ischemic injury triggers powerful mechanisms regulated by germline-encoded Pattern Recognition Receptors (PRRs) with shared specificity that recognize invading pathogens and endogenous ligands released from dying cells, and as such are essential to human health. Alternatively, dysregulation of these mechanisms contributes to extreme inflammation, deleterious tissue damage and impaired healing in various diseases. The Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are a prototypical family of PRRs that may be powerful anti-inflammatory targets if agents can be designed that antagonize their harmful effects while preserving host defense functions. This requires an understanding of the complex interactions and consequences ...


The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Biology, Fall 2016, Sandy Avila 2018 University of Central Florida

The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Biology, Fall 2016, Sandy Avila

Sandy Avila

No abstract provided.


The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Biology, Spring 2017, Sandy Avila 2018 University of California, Irvine School of Law

The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Biology, Spring 2017, Sandy Avila

Sandy Avila

No abstract provided.


Intellectual Property, Surrogate Licensing, And Precision Medicine, Jacob S. Sherkow, Jorge L. Contreras 2018 New York Law School

Intellectual Property, Surrogate Licensing, And Precision Medicine, Jacob S. Sherkow, Jorge L. Contreras

IP Theory

The fruits of the biotechnology revolution are beginning to be harvested. Recent regulatory approvals of a variety of advanced therapies—Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel), and patisiran—have ushered in an age of “precision medicine” treatments that target patients’ specific genetic, physiological, and environmental profiles rather than generalized diagnoses of disease. Therapies like these may soon be supplemented by gene editing technologies such as CRISPR, which could enable the targeted eradication of deleterious genetic variants to improve human health. But the intellectual property (IP) surrounding precision therapies and their foundational technology remain controversial. Precision therapies ultimately rely—and are roughly congruent ...


1976 - Mexican-American Land Tenure Conflict In California, David Hornbeck, 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

1976 - Mexican-American Land Tenure Conflict In California, David Hornbeck

Overview of California Private Land Claims and the Public Domain

This paper examines the merging of the Mexican and American land tenure systems and how the two very different concepts of land acquisition, organization and maintenance clashed resulting in a distinctive settlement pattern not usually associated with Anglo settlement. The Mexican landscape, organized according to centuries of Spanish tradition, was the antithesis of the type established by the westward moving American pioneer. Spatial differences were many, particularly in the areas of agriculture, settlement, transportation, space economy and land tenure.


Effect Of Increasing Levels Of Monosilicic Acid On Arsenic And Phorsphorus Sorption In Soil, Flávia Bastos Agostinho 2018 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Effect Of Increasing Levels Of Monosilicic Acid On Arsenic And Phorsphorus Sorption In Soil, Flávia Bastos Agostinho

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

Arsenic (As) accumulation in rice (Oryza sativa) grains has increased human’s daily intake. Studies have shown that arsenite is taken up through known silicon (Si) transporters in rice. Moreover, the availability of As in soil is affected by chemically similar ligands that have high affinity to oxides surfaces, such as Si and phosphorus (P). Studies were conducted to: (I) investigate the role of elevated levels of Si on the concentration of different As fractions in soil and on As uptake by rice; (II) evaluate the effect of increasing monosilicic acidconcentrations on As sorption and kinetics in soil; and (III ...


Can Omnivores Mediate The Effects Of Degradation?, Hannah Moore 2018 Murray State University

Can Omnivores Mediate The Effects Of Degradation?, Hannah Moore

Scholars Week

Omnivores feed at multiple trophic levels and have large effects on community structuring and stability. The magnitude and direction of such effects, whether omnivores stabilize or destabilize communities, remains unresolved. Shifts in omnivore diet and trophic position may be of particular importance to community stability in degraded habitats, where resources are sparse. For example, omnivores may reduce the severity and duration of community responses to degradationby dampening the effects of any disturbance-mediated trophic cascade. The relatively simple food webs of freshwater systems are ideal for studying trophic ecology, and in the western U.S., streams are heavily degraded by overgrazing ...


Biomes2_Whats_Stomata_With_You.Docx, Lyn L. Countryman 2018 University of Northern Iowa

Biomes2_Whats_Stomata_With_You.Docx, Lyn L. Countryman

Lyn L. Countryman

This is curriculum on an activity dealing with stomata discovery and plant adaptation.


A Preliminary Analysis Of The Relationship Between The Multistage Fitness Test And 300-M Run In Law Enforcement Officers: Implications For Fitness Assessment, Matthew R. Moreno, Robert G. Lockie, Charles L. Kornhauser, Ryan J. Holmes, J. Jay Dawes 2018 California State University, Fullerton

A Preliminary Analysis Of The Relationship Between The Multistage Fitness Test And 300-M Run In Law Enforcement Officers: Implications For Fitness Assessment, Matthew R. Moreno, Robert G. Lockie, Charles L. Kornhauser, Ryan J. Holmes, J. Jay Dawes

International Journal of Exercise Science

International Journal of Exercise Science 11(4): 730-738, 2018. Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) often use fitness tests to assess recruits and incumbents. One fitness test that is gaining popularity is the 20-meter multistage fitness test (20m-MSFT). However, the potential length of this assessment, in addition to the repeated direction changes, means this test may not be appropriate for all officers (e.g. older officers, or those with physical impairments). The 300-m run is shorter, features no direction changes, and could provide an indication of fitness. The study purpose was to investigate the relationship between the 20m-MSFT and 300–m run ...


Lower Extremity Joint Kinematics Of Shod, Barefoot And Simulated Barefoot Treadmill Running, Michele LeBlanc, Heidi E. Ferkranus 2018 California Lutheran University

Lower Extremity Joint Kinematics Of Shod, Barefoot And Simulated Barefoot Treadmill Running, Michele Leblanc, Heidi E. Ferkranus

International Journal of Exercise Science

International Journal of Exercise Science 11(1): 717-729, 2018. Barefoot running is considered to decrease injury risk, but is not always practical, particularly while running on a fitness center treadmill. The purpose of this study was to compare the kinematics of shod, barefoot, and simulated barefoot running. Twelve subjects (age = 21.1 ± 1.2 years) who regularly run on a treadmill for fitness participated in the study. After a warm up, each runner ran on a Biodex RTM 400 treadmill set at 7.4 mph (approximately 3.3 m/s) in their own shoes, barefoot, and while running “like they ...


Scorpions Of The Horn Of Africa (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part Xv. Review Of The Genus Gint Kovařík Et Al., 2013, With Description Of Three New Species From Somaliland (Scorpiones, Buthidae), František Kovařík, Graeme Lowe, Pavel Just, Ahmed Ibrahim Awale, Hassan Sh Abdirahman Elmi, František Šťáhlavský 2018 Charles University

Scorpions Of The Horn Of Africa (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part Xv. Review Of The Genus Gint Kovařík Et Al., 2013, With Description Of Three New Species From Somaliland (Scorpiones, Buthidae), František Kovařík, Graeme Lowe, Pavel Just, Ahmed Ibrahim Awale, Hassan Sh Abdirahman Elmi, František Šťáhlavský

Euscorpius

We describe herein three new species of Buthidae: Gint amoudensis sp. n., G. gubanensis sp. n., and G. maidensis sp. n. from Somaliland. Additional information is provided on the taxonomy and distribution of other species of the genus Gint, fully complemented with color photos of live and preserved specimens, as well as of their habitat. The hemispermatophores of most Gint species are illustrated and described for the first time. In addition to the analyses of external morphology and hemispermatophores, we also describe the karyotype of four Gint species. The number of chromosomes is different for every one of the analysed ...


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