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Visibility & Control in the Vendee

Description: This article uses fieldwork and the concept of relative aging to argue that the system of canals within the Vendee region of western France were begun in the tenth and eleventh centuries in conjunction with the Maillezais Abbey relocation and rebuilding.
Date: 2016
Creator: Deines, Dory & Wilson-Chavez, Owen
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Geography, Archaeology, Art History: A Case Study for a Multidisciplinary Approach to Mapping Architectural Heritage

Description: This article examines how technology may be incorporated into an art historical research program, through a cross-disciplinary project combining the visual methodologies of the art historian with the technical tack of the geographer.
Date: 2009
Creator: McCarty, Kim; Gregory, Britteny & Abel, Mickey S.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens

Description: Hand-drawn color map of South America in 1708. Countries are shaded in different colors and some paths are marked in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown pictorially.
Date: 1722
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia

Description: Hand-drawn color map of the state of Virginia which shows the location of Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.
Date: 1891
Creator: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Description: Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes. The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well as one inset near the upper right corner of the N. Part of Maine.
Date: 1851
Creator: Atwood, J. M. (John M.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Coos Bay, Oregon

Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Coos Bay region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ukiah, California

Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Ukiah region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Eureka, California

Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Eureka region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

San Diego, California

Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the San Diego region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Landscape Legacies of Gas Drilling in North Texas

Description: In North Texas, the Barnett Shale underlies large areas of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW), which magnifies debates about the externalities of shale gas development (SGD). Continued demand for natural gas and expansive urbanization in DFW will cause more people to come in contact with drilling rigs, gas transport, and other urban shale gas landscapes. Thousands of gas wells within the DFW region occupy a large, yet scattered land surface area. DFW city planners, elected officials, and oth… more
Date: May 2016
Creator: Sakinejad, Michael Cyrus
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Hurricane Storm Surge Sedimentation on the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge, Texas: Implications for Coastal Marsh Aggradation

Description: This study uses the storm surge sediment beds deposited by Hurricanes Audrey (1957), Carla (1961), Rita (2005) and Ike (2008) to investigate spatial and temporal changes in sedimentation rates on the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge in Southeast Texas. Fourteen sediment cores were collected along a transect extending from 90 to 1230 meters inland from the Gulf Coast. Storm-surge-deposited sediment beds were identified by texture, organic content, carbonate content, the presence of marine micro… more
Date: May 2016
Creator: Hodge, Joshua B.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Analysis of UNT Commuting Patterns

Description: Academic institutions have recently organized to address their campus' greenhouse gas emissions. Along those lines, the University of North Texas (UNT) pledged to minimize the campus' environmental impact, and conducted a transportation survey in May 2009. The analyses confirm that commuting to campus was the second highest source (29%) of UNT's greenhouse gas emissions, following purchased electricity (48%). Students, faculty and staff drive over 89 million miles per year, 84% of which comes f… more
Date: May 2010
Creator: Waskey, Susan L.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Retail Location and Clustering: A Case Study of Port Huron, MI

Description: Retail geography is a field of study that is growing in significance and importance within the academic, business, economic, and governmental realms. This study's main focus is on the changing retail environment with regards to business location and function within a small Midwestern city. The research focuses on Port Huron, Michigan because of the growth and shift of the retail community within the city over the past twenty years. The study specifically examines the changing influence and role… more
Date: December 2007
Creator: Dickinson, Amie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A National Overview of Intercollegiate Athletics at Public Community Colleges

Description: This dissertation explores the topic of intercollegiate athletics at public community colleges in the United States. This study is national in scope and includes members of the three major community college athletic associations: the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Commission on Athletics (COA), and the Northwest Athletic Association for Community Colleges (NWAACC). Community colleges that were not members of any of these organizations are also included. The sources of dat… more
Date: August 2004
Creator: Castañeda, Cindy
Partner: UNT Libraries
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