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Latin American Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Rogelio Fernández-Reyes, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy McAllister, Marisa McNatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

Latin American Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Rogelio Fernández-Reyes, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy Mcallister, Marisa Mcnatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


New Zealand Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2005-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy McAllister, Marisa McNatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

New Zealand Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2005-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy Mcallister, Marisa Mcnatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


World Radio Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy McAllister, Marisa McNatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

World Radio Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy Mcallister, Marisa Mcnatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


Spanish Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Rogelio Fernández-Reyes 2018 University of Colorado, Boulder

Spanish Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Rogelio Fernández-Reyes

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


Women In Science: Why So Few? [Liberal Arts: Math And Science], Reem Jaafar, Benjamin J. Taylor 2018 CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Women In Science: Why So Few? [Liberal Arts: Math And Science], Reem Jaafar, Benjamin J. Taylor

Open Educational Resources

This assigment was developed in the context of LaGuardia’s Center for Teaching and Learning sponsored Learning Matters mini grant “Connection Between First Year Seminar and Capstone Learning Experiences.” It provides Liberal Arts experience to students across the academic spectrum and is designed for students in LMF 101 (First-Year Seminar for Liberal Arts: Math & Science) and is conducted in conjunction with students from a capstone course, LIB 200 (Science, Technology, and Humanism). The assignment aligns with the Inquiry and Problem-Solving Core Competency and the Written Ability. In this assignment, LMF 101 students research and read several articles centered on the topic of Women in STEM. They then write an essay that integrates the information from these sources to address the history, biases, and potential causes of the underrepresentation of Women in STEM. LIB 200 students peer review these essays, and LMF 101 students, in turn, respond to these peer reviews. The assignment concludes with a combined class discussion on the topic and the process. The overall goals for this assignment which also reflect the dimensions of the Inquiry and Problem Solving Core Competency and the Written Communication Ability rubrics are the following:

  1. Students will utilize the appropriate library search engines to find a resource relevant to a particular topic.
  2. Students will analyze and integrate evidence from multiple sources on a complicated topic, and they will use the evidence they gathered to answer questions and arrive at logical conclusions.
  3. Students will assess the reliability of data and/or claims made in the literature.
  4. Students will cite sources appropriately.
  5. Students will understand the importance of peer review, understand how constructive criticism can help improve scholarly work, and learn how to respond to feedback in ways to improve the outcome of their work.

LaGuardia’s Core Competencies and Communication Abilities

Main Course Learning Objectives:

LMF 101 Course Goals Associated with Assignment:

  • Demonstrate understanding of habits of mind essential to college success (e.g., persistence, flexibility, and metacognition) and foundational knowledge in mathematics and science.
  • Interpret the values and ethics of mathematics and science and discuss how these values and ethics directly influence personal, academic, and professional success in their careers.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and logic of technical writing; show a basic level of proficiency in the fundamental writing, reading and speaking skills necessary to deliver information in a contextual and coherent manner.
  • Demonstrate the use of skills and knowledge gained from diverse experiences to enhance learning and success.
  • Describe the diversity of LaGuardia Community ...

Us Television Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Celeste Maldonado, Ami Nacu-Schmidt 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

Us Television Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Celeste Maldonado, Ami Nacu-Schmidt

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


United Kingdom Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy McAllister, Marisa McNatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

United Kingdom Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2004-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy Mcallister, Marisa Mcnatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


United States Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2000-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy McAllister, Marisa McNatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

United States Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Or Global Warming, 2000-2018 - May 2018, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Meaghan Daly, Lucy Mcallister, Marisa Mcnatt, Ami Nacu-Schmidt, David Oonk, Olivia Pearman

Media and Climate Change Observatory Data Sets

The Media and Climate Change Observatory Data monitors 74 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 38 countries in seven different regions around the world. Data is assembled by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. More information may be found at: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/icecaps/research/media_coverage/index.html. These data include Excel (.xlsx), CSV (.csv), and plain-text README files (.txt).


Cuoricino Thermal Pulse Classification By Machine Learning Algorithms, Joshua Mann 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Cuoricino Thermal Pulse Classification By Machine Learning Algorithms, Joshua Mann

Physics

Many of the various properties of neutrinos are still a mystery. One unknown is whether neutrinos are Majorana fermions or Dirac fermions. Cuoricino and CUORE are experiments that aim to solve this mystery. Noise reduction in these experiments hinges on the ability to discern among alpha, beta and gamma particle detections using the thermal pulses they create. In this paper, we look at Cuoricino data and attempt to classify pulses, not as alpha, beta or gamma particles, but rather as signal, noise or calibration data. We will use this preliminary testing ground to examine various machine learning algorithms' abilities in ...


Deep Air Learning: Interpolation, Prediction, And Feature Analysis Of Fine-Grained Air Quality, Zhongang QI, Tianchun WANG, Guojie SONG, Weisong HU, Xi LI, Zhongfei Mark ZHANG 2018 Singapore Management University

Deep Air Learning: Interpolation, Prediction, And Feature Analysis Of Fine-Grained Air Quality, Zhongang Qi, Tianchun Wang, Guojie Song, Weisong Hu, Xi Li, Zhongfei Mark Zhang

Research Collection School Of Information Systems

The interpolation, prediction, and feature analysis of fine-gained air quality are three important topics in the area of urban air computing. The solutions to these topics can provide extremely useful information to support air pollution control, and consequently generate great societal and technical impacts. Most of the existing work solves the three problems separately by different models. In this paper, we propose a general and effective approach to solve the three problems in one model called the Deep Air Learning (DAL). The main idea of DAL lies in embedding feature selection and semi-supervised learning in different layers of the deep ...


Accuracy Evaluation Of The Canadian Openstreetmap Road Networks, Hongyu Zhang, Jacek Malczewski 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Accuracy Evaluation Of The Canadian Openstreetmap Road Networks, Hongyu Zhang, Jacek Malczewski

International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research

Volunteered geographic information (VGI) has been applied in many fields such as participatory planning, humanitarian relief and crisis management. One of the reasons for popularity of VGI is its cost-effectiveness. However, the coverage and accuracy of VGI cannot be guaranteed. The issue of geospatial data quality in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project has become a trending research topic because of the large size of the dataset and the multiple channels of data access. This paper focuses on a national study of the Canadian OSM road network data for the assessment of completeness, positional accuracy, attribute accuracy, semantic accuracy and lineage. The ...


Book Review: Spectral Atlas For Amateur Astronomers: A Guide To The Spectra Of Astronomical Objects And Terrestrial Light Sources, T. D. Oswalt 2018 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Book Review: Spectral Atlas For Amateur Astronomers: A Guide To The Spectra Of Astronomical Objects And Terrestrial Light Sources, T. D. Oswalt

Publications

This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers: A Guide to the Spectra of Astronomical Objects and Terrestrial Light Sources by Richard Walker. Cambridge 2017, 277 p bibl index, 9781107165908 $89.99, 9781316731048 $72.00


A Concise Workbook For College Algebra, Fei Ye 2018 Queensborough Community College

A Concise Workbook For College Algebra, Fei Ye

Open Educational Resources

This workbook is mainly based on the author’s worksheets for the college algebra course (MAD-119) at QCC of CUNY. It is intended as a concise introduction to college algebra at the intermediate level.

It contains 25 lessons. Each lesson, corresponding to roughly one class meeting, starts with a page on concepts, formulas and examples, and ends with a list of practice problems that students are expected to be able to solve and complete in class.


Associated Dataset: Impacts Of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition And Coastal Nitrogen Fluxes On Oxygen Concentrations In Chesapeake Bay, Fei Da, Marjorie A.M. Friedrichs, Pierre St-Laurent 2018 Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Associated Dataset: Impacts Of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition And Coastal Nitrogen Fluxes On Oxygen Concentrations In Chesapeake Bay, Fei Da, Marjorie A.M. Friedrichs, Pierre St-Laurent

Data

The dataset includes model outputs used in publication Da et al. (2018), which used the Estuarine-Carbon-Biogeochemistry model embedded in the Regional-Ocean-Modeling-System (ChesROMS-ECB) to examine the relative impact of direct atmospheric dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) deposition and DIN from the continental shelf on the Chesapeake Bay dissolved oxygen. Model simulations highlight that DIN from the atmosphere has roughly the same impact on hypoxia as the same gram-for-gram change in riverine DIN loading. DIN concentrations on the continental shelf has a similar overall impact on hypoxia as DIN from the atmosphere.


Cox Processes For Counting By Detection, Purnima Rajan, Yongming Ma, Bruno Jedynak 2018 Johns Hopkins University

Cox Processes For Counting By Detection, Purnima Rajan, Yongming Ma, Bruno Jedynak

Portland Institute for Computational Science Publications

In this work, Cox processes and Convolutional Neural Net classifiers (CNNs) are used to estimate the number of instances of an object in an image. Poisson processes are well suited to model events that occur randomly in space, such as the location of objects in an image or the enumeration of objects in a scene. Doubly Stochastic Poisson (or Cox) processes over increased flexibility, but their computational complexity and storage requirements do not easily scale with image size, typically requiring O(n3) computation time and O(n2) storage, where n is the number of pixels in an image ...


The Energy Imbalance Market: Environmental Benefits Of Regional Market Integration In The West, Kristen E. Tarr 2018 Western Washington University

The Energy Imbalance Market: Environmental Benefits Of Regional Market Integration In The West, Kristen E. Tarr

WWU Honors Program Senior Projects

Compared to other regions of the United States, the Western electric grid is fragmented and balkanized, due to lack of regional market coordination. As the West anticipates the growth of renewable energy, there is an evident need for regional market interconnection. The Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) is the first sub-hourly regional power-trading market in the West, allowing Western utilities to buy and sell electricity across the diverse geographic region (EIM, 2018a). By tapping into the flexibility and diversity of regional production profiles, the EIM reduces the variability and intermittency of renewable power. According to the 2017 quarterly benefits report, from ...


Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward, A. Masson, K. Nykyri 2018 European Space Agency

Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward, A. Masson, K. Nykyri

Publications

The Kelvin–Helmholtz instability (KHI) is a ubiquitous phenomenon across the Universe, observed from 500 m deep in the oceans on Earth to the Orion molecular cloud. Over the past two decades, several space missions have enabled a leap forward in our understanding of this phenomenon at the Earth’s magnetopause. Key results obtained by these missions are first presented, with a special emphasis on Cluster and THEMIS. In particular, as an ideal instability, the KHI was not expected to produce mass transport. Simulations, later confirmed by spacecraft observations, indicate that plasma transport in Kelvin–Helmholtz (KH) vortices can arise ...


Tectonic Controls On Alluvial Fan Dissection In The El Paso Mountains, Michael Thomas Gaffney 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Tectonic Controls On Alluvial Fan Dissection In The El Paso Mountains, Michael Thomas Gaffney

Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences

The localized dissection of alluvial fans along the western El Paso Mountains is under question. A relatively minor, south dipping normal fault, previously unmentioned in scientific literature, cuts across Quaternary terraces and alluvial fans in the piedmont of the El Paso Mountains. The linear trend of footwall uplift and the pattern of stream incision into the footwall adjacent to the linear trend of footwall uplift reveal that fan dissection is a result of base level fall caused by ongoing tectonism along the El Paso fault system. The regional importance is discussed as the timing of faulting reveals relatively recent uplift ...


Column Tests Of Nitrate Breakthrough Behavior In Subsurface Sediments To Understand Transport In The Root-Zone, Rebecca Sally Haworth, Emma Rose Goodwin 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Column Tests Of Nitrate Breakthrough Behavior In Subsurface Sediments To Understand Transport In The Root-Zone, Rebecca Sally Haworth, Emma Rose Goodwin

Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences

No abstract provided.


Space-Time Discretizations Using Constrained First-Order System Least Squares (Cfosls), Kirill Voronin, Chak Shing Lee, Martin Neumüller, Paulina Sepulveda, Panayot S. Vassilevski 2018 Portland State University

Space-Time Discretizations Using Constrained First-Order System Least Squares (Cfosls), Kirill Voronin, Chak Shing Lee, Martin Neumüller, Paulina Sepulveda, Panayot S. Vassilevski

Portland Institute for Computational Science Publications

This paper studies finite element discretizations for three types of time-dependent PDEs, namely heat equation, scalar conservation law and wave equation, which we reformulate as first order systems in a least-squares setting subject to a space-time conservation constraint (coming from the original PDE). Available piece- wise polynomial finite element spaces in (n + 1)-dimensions for functional spaces from the (n + 1)-dimensional de Rham sequence for n = 3, 4 are used for the implementation of the method. Computational results illustrating the error behavior, iteration counts and performance of block-diagonal and monolithic geometric multi- grid preconditioners are presented for the discrete ...


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