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Earth at Rest

incorporated in students’ embodied knowledge. I ground the idea of Earth at rest in Husserl’s phenomenological philosophy and Heidegger’s notion of science’ deprivation of the world. A critique of the ... Education, Norwegian University of Life Sciences , P.O.Box 5003, N-1432 Ås , Norway 1 Edvin Østergaard Focus of this article is the current situation characterized by students' de-rootedness and possible

Beyond funding: Acknowledgement patterns in biomedical, natural and social sciences

comparisons. Our analysis shows that technical support is more frequently acknowledged by scholars in Chemistry, Physics and Engineering. Earth and Space, Professional Fields, and Social Sciences are more ... , Physics, Professional Fields and Social Sciences, the first plane (formed by Axes 1 and 2) explains approximately 60% of the variance, while for Earth and Space and Psychology, Axes 1 and 2 explain less

Development of a Formal Lexicon for the Social Sciences

A formal lexicon would be useful in conducting theoretical work in the social sciences. Such a lexicon is described here. The author and his collaborator hope to adapt results from the field of ... which theories of the social sciences can be built. These terms are of two general sorts : The first are called primitives. These are not defined, but their meaning or content is clarified by example, by

Apathy and Concern Over the Future Habitability of Earth: An Introductory College Assignment of Forecasting CO2 in the Earth’s Atmosphere

. Burger 0 1 0 Part of the Adult and Continuing Education Commons, Analysis Commons, Atmospheric Sciences Commons, Climate Commons, Earth Sciences Commons, Educational Methods Commons, Environmental ... Education Commons, Higher Education and Teaching Commons, Online and Distance Education Commons, Other Physical Sciences and Mathematics Commons, Science and Mathematics Education Commons, and the

4f chemistry towards rare earth materials science and engineering

Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences , Changchun 130022 , China - The big challenge in rare earth (RE) resource utilization is to effectively manage their balanced use and advanced applications ... elements (also more expensive). We should initially focus on the general character between the chemical bonding of light RE elements and that of heavy RE elements in RE materials. That is, the 4f electrons

Earth Aliens #2: Demons in the North

doesn't want to make it any worse than it already is. Zeneba, the mara of the Charneki, wants to meet with the humans and see if they can come to a peaceful understanding. The General of the humans doesn't

Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected as a Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences

and Consumer Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences , 159 c Nowoursynowska, 02-776 Warsaw , Poland - Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD Professor of Food and Biosystems Engineering from UCD School of ... Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN). The election is the highest lifetime honours bestowed by the Polish

Synthetic data for open and reproducible methodological research in social sciences and official statistics

data in a safe environment or with remote access, methodological research suffers from the availability of adequate data sources. In economic and social sciences, an additional drawback results from the ... , we present a synthetic but realistic dataset based on social science data, that fosters evaluating and developing estimators in social sciences. The focus is on supporting comparable and reproducible

The Past Ubiquity and Environment of the Lost Earth Buildings of Scotland

This paper investigates the once ubiquitous vernacular earth-built structures of Scotland and how perceptions of such buildings were shaped and developed through periods of intense cultural and ... the resultant buildings. Historic earth-built structures are today deeply hidden within the landscapes of Scotland, although they were once a common feature of both urban and rural settlements. Whilst

Biocultural Stewardship as an Idea in Urban Contexts: Language, Academic Disciplinarity, Positionality, Environmental/Sustainability Sciences, and Healing

lenses. Language barriers and exclusion of culture that stem from the Western need for scientific validity, and predominance of this framing within environmental sciences, surface as a main limitation to ... culture in general, and especially in the environmental sciences, represents a fairly exclusive venture that does not include many voices. Those excluded voices are marginalized in their ability to be

Synthetic seismograms for finite sources in spherically symmetric Earth using normal-mode summation

Space Sciences, Peking University , Beijing 100871 , People's Republic of China Normal-mode summation is the most rapidly used method in calculating synthetic seismograms. However, normal-mode summation ... spherically symmetric Earth model. Normal-mode summation is one of the most widely used methods in simulating teleseismic waves. After the 1960 Chile earthquake, seismologists did a great amount of studies on

Earth as a Tool for Astrobiology—A European Perspective

Scientists use the Earth as a tool for astrobiology by analyzing planetary field analogues (i.e. terrestrial samples and field sites that resemble planetary bodies in our Solar System). In addition ... , 45071 Orléans , France 14 VU University , Amsterdam , The Netherlands 15 Space Policy Institute, George Washington University , 20052 Washington, DC , USA 16 Department of Earth Sciences, Universiteit

Simulations of three natural decadal climate variability phenomena in CMIP5 experiments with the UKMO HadCM3, GFDL-CM2.1, NCAR-CCSM4, and MIROC5 global earth system models

The ability of four Earth System Models (ESMs) to simulate major attributes of sea-surface temperature (SST) manifestations of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), the tropical Atlantic SST

Full-field initialized decadal predictions with the MPI earth system model: an initial shock in the North Atlantic

Our decadal climate prediction system, which is based on the Max-Planck-Institute Earth System Model, is initialized from a coupled assimilation run that utilizes nudging to selected state parameters ... baseline1, and the prototype system [for details see Marotzke et al. (2016) and references therein]. For all stages the Max-Planck-Institute Earth System Model (MPIESM, Giorgetta et al. 2013) was employed

Data-Intensive Modelling and Simulation in Life Sciences and Socio-economical and Physical Sciences

, while WG3 and WG4 are thematic umbrellas for data-intensive MS in Life Sciences and for Socio-economical and Physical Sciences. This DSE special issue collects contributions originating from the ... , respectively, have compiled papers presenting general examples of modelling and simulation for big data problems in the context of the two working groups. Within the Action, these and other approaches are of

Long and short-range air navigation on spherical Earth

Global range air navigation implies non-stop flight between any two airports on Earth. Such effort would require airplanes with the operational air range of at least 12,500 NM which is about 40-60 ... . In general, if the Orthodrome route is along the equator or any meridian (which are GCs on spherical Earth) then the problem is trivial and many of the here derived equations will fail. For example

Differences in basic digital competences between male and female university students of Social Sciences in Spain

decision-making in situations of uncertainty such as gender differences (Western, 1999) . In addition, Bayesian inference provides a totally general method, since its application does not require a ... terms of the basic digital competences that a student can employ throughout his/her university life and later in the job market. The reason for focusing the study in the area of Social Sciences is that

Cultivating hope for a better future: research contributions from young scholars in earth and environmental sciences

multidisciplinary research and provide fresh insights to solving current and emerging problems in the earth and environmental sciences. - With Earth’s environment changing rapidly due to global climate change

Policy sciences and democracy: a reexamination

would be easy to establish a policy sciences profession with the kind of commitment and contextual orientation that he advocated. There was the general problem, which he recognized early in his career ... contextual orientation and his proposal for continuous general participation in A Pre-View of Policy Sciences, the idea of a consensual map took the form of an ‘antidote to bureaucratism and oligarchy’: ‘The

Why the social sciences are irreducible

It is often claimed that the social sciences cannot be reduced to a lower-level individualistic science. The standard argument for this position (usually labelled explanatory holism) is the Fodorian ... Following Fodor (1974/1994)—who was concerned with “special sciences” in general, social sciences included (although his focus tended to be on psychology)—modern explanatory holists usually claim that the