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Aberturas del dosel y espectro de la luz en el sotobosque de una selva nublada andina de Venezuela
Article on canopy gaps and understory light spectrum in a Venezuelan Andean cloud forest.
Adaptación de un modelo de claros para el estudio de la dinámica de un bosque estacional en los llanos occidentales de Venezuela
Article discussing the adaptation of a gap model to the study of the dynamics of a seasonal forest in the western plains of Venezuela.
Adjusting Sowing Dates Improved Potato Adaptation to Climate Change in Semiarid Region, China
This article examines how potato production can be improved by altering planting date in China’s semiarid region, thus improving potato adaptation to climate change.
Algunos criterios para el establecimiento de prioridades de investigacion en el eje fluvial Orinoco-Apure
This report reflects the efforts of the Office of the Orinoco-Apure Project to define an environmental policy based research delineating priority areas of research and identification of potential environmental impacts of the project.
An Analysis of the Habitat of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros Rhinoceros Unicornis (Mammalia: Perissodactyla: Rhinocerotidae) at the Chitwan National Park, Nepal
This article uses geographic information systems and landscape-level data obtained from remote sensing sources to build a habitat suitability index model for the Greater One-horned Rhinoceros.
Archaeology, Heritage, and Moral Terrains: Two Cases from the Mesa Verde Region
This article applies an environmental justice lens to two archaeological research narratives, one centering on chemical analysis of biomolecular artifact residues and the other on paleohydrology and Pueblo farming.
Assessing potential impacts of CO2 - and deforestation - induced climate change on maize and black bean in Venezuela
Article on assessing potential impacts of CO2 and deforestation induced climate change on maize and black bean in Venezuela.
Bike Rack Occupancy on the University of North Texas Campus
This paper discusses research on bike rack availability and its relationship to bike ridership on the University of North Texas (UNT) campus.
Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo
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.
Book Review:Quantitative Paleozoology
Book Review of "Quantitative Paleozoology" written by R. Lee Lyman.
Book Review: The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
Book Review of "The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature" written by David George Haskell.
Book Review: The Pursuit of Ecotopia: Lessons from Indigenous and Traditional Societies for the Human Ecology of Our Modern World
Book Review of "The Pursuit of Ecotopia: Lessons from Indigenous and Traditional Societies for the Human Ecology of Our Modern World" written by Eugene N. Anderson.
Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana
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.
Comparison of different methods for monitoring glacier changes observed by Landsat images
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.
A comparison of least squares regression and geographically weighted regression modeling of West Nile virus risk based on environmental parameters
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.
Complejo Hidroelectrico General Jose Antonio Paez: Sedimentos en el Embalse
This report is on a study to quantify the production of sediment created by erosion in the upper basin of the Rio Santo Domingo dam site and determine the magnitude of the problem of sedimentation in the "Hydroelectric Complex General Jose Antonio Paez" reservoir.
Controlling Gully Erosion with Earth Dams in North-Central Texas
This article describes the use of earth dams for controlling gully erosion in part of the Eastern Cross Timbers of North-Central Texas.
Creased-Plastic Rock Permeameter for Hydrogeology Students
This article discusses the use of creased-plastic permeameters as an inexpensive way for students to estimate the hydraulic conductivity of local rock aquifers.
Crecimiento diamétrico de especies arbóreas en un bosque estacional de los Llanos occidentales de Venezuela
Article discussing the diametric tree growth in functional groups species in a seasonal forest of the Venezuelan western plains.
Death of a Mall: Exploring the rising boom of "green" outdoor shopping centers in North Texas: Is it fad or future?
Presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the rising boom of outdoor shopping centers in North Texas.
Detecting Stems in Dense and Homogeneous Forest Using Single-Scan TLS
This article presents a new method to automatically detect stems in dense and homogeneous forest using single-scan terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) data.
Dinámica y Control de Malezas Acuáticas en Algunas Islas de la Zona Protegida Delta del Río Orinoco
Report on the dynamics and control of aquatic weeds in some islands of the protected area of the Orinoco Delta.
Dissolved Lithium Concentrations and Texas Suicide Mortality Rates 1980-1998 [Presentation]
Poster presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on dissolved lithium concentrations and the spatial distribution of suicide mortality rates in Texas counties from 1980-1998.
Dissolved Lithium Concentrations, Gender, Race, and the Geography of Texas Suicide Mortality Rates 1980-1998: A Correlation Study
This paper discusses dissolved lithium concentrations and the spatial distribution of suicide mortality rates in Texas counties from 1980 to 1998.
Ecological Responses of Venezuelan Savannas to Global Climate Change: Workshop Report
Report from a workshop on ecological responses of Venezuelan savannas to global climate change.
Efficiency Comparison of Variably-Spaced, Non-Pumped Wells for Filtering Polluted Groundwater
This article investigates the capability of variably-spaced arrays of non-pumped wells, filled with reactive media, to filter a hypothetical contaminant plume.
The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Texas in Ages 25-49 (1999-2010)
This paper discusses research on the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Texas in ages 25-49.
The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Texas in Ages 25-49 (1999-2010) [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Texas in ages 25-49 from 1999 to 2010.
Ethics Gaming Survey Results
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.
Ethnobiology 5: Interdisciplinarity in an Era of Rapid Environmental Change
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.
Evaluation Of WEPP For Runoff And Sediment Yield Prediction On Natural Gas Well Sites
This article discusses the evaluation of Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) for runoff and sediment yield prediction on natural gas well sites, instead of focusing only on the effects on fields, rangelands, and forests.
Forest above Ground Biomass Inversion by Fusing GLAS with Optical Remote Sensing Data
This article describes a study combining Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) data with MODIS/BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) and ASTER GDEM data to estimate forest aboveground biomass in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China.
Gastric Cancers in Texas: Are Nitrates the Problem?
This paper discusses research on gastric cancers in Texas. The study shows that in Texas, the relationship between nitrates and gastric cancer may not be as significant a factor as reported elsewhere.
Gastric Cancers in Texas: Are Nitrates the Problem? [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on gastric cancers in Texas.
Geographic Distribution of HIV/AIDS in Texas
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses the geographic distribution of HIV/AIDS in Texas and the associated factors.
The Geography of Cerebrovascular Disease in Texas
This paper discusses research on the geography of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in Texas.
Geography of Cerebrovascular Disease in Texas (CVD) [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the spatial distribution of CVD mortality rates in Texas counties from 1999-2003.
The Geography of HIV in Dallas County, Texas, 1999-2003
This paper discusses research on the geography of HIV in Dallas County, Texas from 1999 to 2003.
The Geography of HIV in Dallas County, Texas, 1999-2003 [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the geography of HIV in Dallas County, Texas from 1999-2003.
The Geography of HIV in Harris County, Texas, 1999-2003
Paper discussing the geography of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Harris County, Texas and the factors associated with areas of high prevalence.
The Geography of HIV in Harris County, Texas, 1999-2003 [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the geography Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Harris County, Texas from 1999-2003.
Geography of Lung Cancer for Texas Counties, 1980-1998
Presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the geography of lung cancer for Texas counties from 1980-1998.
The Geography of Viral Hepatitis C in Texas, 1992-1999
This paper discusses research on the geography of viral hepatitis C in Texas from 1992-1999. This study examines the relationship between viral hepatitis C (HCV), race, gender, and population density in Texas counties.
The Geography of Viral Hepatitis C in Texas, 1992-1999 [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the geography of viral hepatitis C in Texas from 1992-1999.
Geophysical Prospecting for Oil and Gas Well Effluent
This article describes the evaluation of the utility of an earth resistivity system for detecting drilling effluent at a site in the Trinity Group outcrop zone.
GPS: Rocket
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.
GPS Tracking of High Power Model Rockets
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.
A Graben in the Eagle Ford Shale, Lewisville, Texas
This article describes a graben bounded by normal faults in an outcrop of the Eagle Ford formation within Denton County.
Growth dynamics of tropical savanna grasses: from individual shoots to plant models
Paper presented at the First Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society in 2002. This paper discusses growth dynamics of tropical savanna grasses from individual shoots to plant models.
Heterogeneidad estructural y lumínica del sotobosque de una selva nublada andina de Venezuela
Article discussing the understory of an Andean cloud forest in the Sierra Nevada National Park, Venezuela.