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A comparison of least squares regression and geographically weighted regression modeling of West Nile virus risk based on environmental parameters

Description: This article discusses the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors.
Date: March 28, 2017
Creator: Kala, Abhishek K.; Tiwari, Chetan; Mikler, Armin R. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo

Description: This article quantifies the influence of fire on biogeochemical fluxes of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur in a 12 ha forested peatland in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Date: August 4, 2016
Creator: Ponette-González, Alexandra G.; Curran, Lisa M.; Pittman, Alice M.; Carlson, Kimberly M.; Steele, Bethel G.; Ratnasari, Dessy et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Validation of a Non-Targeted LC-MS Approach for Identifying Ancient Proteins: Method Development on Bone to Improve Artifact Residue Analysis

Description: This article discusses validation of the potential of an extraction and characterization approach via application to ancient bone proteins, as part of a larger method-development project for innovation and improvement of liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry analysis of protein residues from cooking pottery.
Date: September 4, 2015
Creator: Barker, Andrew; Dombrosky, Jonathan; Chaput, Dale; Venables, Barney J.; Wolverton, Steven J. & Stevens, Stanley M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

Description: This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.
Date: June 19, 2015
Creator: Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

LiDAR Data for Characterizing Linear and Planar Geomorphic Markers in Tectonic Geomorphology

Description: This paper provides a brief review of airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for characterizing linear and planar geomorphic markers in tectonic geomorphology, including traces of active faults and surface deformation caused by earthquakes. Challenges and opportunities of LiDAR for the study of tectonic geomorphology and coseismic deformation are also discussed.
Date: November 28, 2014
Creator: Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Comparison of different methods for monitoring glacier changes observed by Landsat images

Description: This paper presents three methods for classifying glacier boundaries, compares the three methods to provide advice on how to choose an appropriate method, and analyzes the relationship between glacier change and the trends of precipitation and temperature.
Date: March 18, 2014
Creator: Man, Qixia; Guo, Huadong; Liu, Guang & Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios

Description: This paper presents the development of a rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios using volunteered geographic information from OpenStreetMap street centerlines and airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data.
Date: February 25, 2014
Creator: Liu, W.; Dong, Pinliang; Liu, S. & Liu, J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Ethics Gaming Survey Results

Description: Dataset generated for a National Science Foundation grant project, "EAGER: Prototyping a Virtue Ethics Game." These files contain the research results of the pre-test and post-test surveys.
Date: August 29, 2013
Creator: Oppong, Joseph R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Wildlife Monitoring

Description: This presentation discusses research on solar powered wildlife monitoring systems. The goal of the project was to develop an off grid video system using solar power for collecting visual data of the burrowing owl roosting behavior in the West Texas region.
Date: July 28, 2013
Creator: Jones, Raechelle; Meyer, Chelsea; Wolf, Lori; Williams, Jennifer & Acevedo, Miguel F.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Ethnobiology 5: Interdisciplinarity in an Era of Rapid Environmental Change

Description: This article argues that ethnobiology is preadapted to be a scholarly umbrella for a number of disciplines that concern human-environment interactions, suggesting that two goals of Ethnobiology 5 are to bridge traditional academic boundaries in order to broaden the community of ethnobiologists, and to capitalize on and communicate the relevance of ethnobiological scholarship for solving problems related to contemporary environmental and cultural crises.
Date: January 21, 2013
Creator: Wolverton, Steven J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

GPS: Rocket

Description: This video discusses research on developing a rocket recovery system with sensor networks and wireless communication. The research team project was to develop a GPS/GSM based tracking system for the recovery of high power model rockets. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.
Date: 2013
Creator: Gscheidle, Karl H.; Hardy, Debra; Kulle, Gregory; Bih, Michael & Acevedo, Miguel F.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

GPS Tracking of High Power Model Rockets

Description: Poster presented as part of the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project. This poster discusses research on GPS/GSM based tracking systems for the recovery of high power model rockets.
Date: 2013
Creator: Gscheidle, Karl H.; Hardy, Debra; Kulle, Gregory; Bih, Michael; Acevedo, Miguel F. & Kollipara, Naveen
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Rocket Recovery Systems for High Power Model Rocketry

Description: This presentation discusses research on rocket recovery systems for high power model rocketry using Arduino microprocessors with GPS and GSM shields for tracking. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.
Date: 2013
Creator: Bih, Michael; Gscheidle, Karl H.; Hardy, Debra; Kulle, Gregory; Acevedo, Miguel F.; Kollipara, Naveen et al.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Solar Powered PIR Security System to Monitor Wildlife

Description: This poster discusses research on building a solar powered PIR security system to monitor wildlife. Researchers introduce the concept of off-grid wildlife video monitoring using a security system, a microcontroller, passive infrared motion sensor and the solar panels with a battery bank.
Date: 2013
Creator: Jones, Raechelle; Meyer, Chelsea; Wolf, Lori; Acevedo, Miguel F. & Williams, Jennifer
Partner: UNT College of Engineering