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Environmental earth sciences—most cited papers: 2015–2016

) Environmental earth sciences; Best papers; Progress report; “Filters of hope” - It is always difficult to select “best papers” from the large inventory of excellent publications in a comprehensive journal like ... Environmental Earth Sciences (EES) with broad aims and scope. The editors decided to award the 15 papers that were most cited over the last two years, i.e., the 2017 award goes to the most cited papers from 2015

Learner Requirements and Geospatial Literacy Challenges for Making Meaning with Google Earth

context of a STEM project, Grades 5 and 6 students were observed and interviewed to identify knowledge and skills that were required to make meaning of Google Earth imagery. A qualitative methodological ... , comprehension depends on the ability to accurately and fluently identify printed words and a general language comprehension ability (Compton et al. 2009; Gough 1996) . Interpreting imagery in Google Earth

Report on IAMAS Activity since 2015 and the IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Scientific Assembly—Good Hope For Earth Sciences

Chemistry and Physics for the 21st and Geophysics (IUGG)-International Association for the Century Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO), International As- M04-Past Climate Changes: A key for the Future ... sociation of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IA- M05-Aerosol-cloud Session MAS) and International Association of Geomagnetism and M08-Advances in Atmospheric Dynamics Aeronomy (IAGA)-held their joint

Editorial: Earth-affecting Solar Transients

Mason University , 4400 University Dr., MSN 3F3, Fairfax, VA 22030 , USA 2 Earth-affecting Solar Transients Guest Editors: Jie Zhang , Xochitl Blanco-Cano, Nariaki Nitta, and Nandita Srivastava 3 Facultad ... Excellence in Space Sciences India , IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur 741246 , India 6 Udaipur Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory , Badi Road, Udaipur 313001 , India 7 Lockheed Martin Solar and

Giant impact: accretion and evolution of the Moon - Implications for Earth, Mars and the Solar System as a whole

history. Indeed, a collision of the Earth with another planet – the Giant Impact – is the most widely accepted theory for the origin of the Moon. Several hundred million years later, Moon and Earth received ... GIANT IMPACT: IMPLICATIONS FOR EARTH THE SOLAR SYSTEM AS A WHOLE 2 0 Jacobs University Bremen 1 Jungfraujoch Commission - Swiss Academy of Sciences 2 International Space Science Institute , Bern

Seepage Behavior of Earth Dams Considering Rainfall Effects

More than 60% of annual rainfall in Korea is concentrated during the monsoon season from June to August because of the climate characteristics of East Asia. In general, reservoir water levels sharply ... more effective. This also shows that consideration for any rainfall effect on the seepage behavior of earth dams is very important. The seepage rate of Dam A was not significantly affected by rainfall

Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

progress of science and technology. Several years earlier, in 1717, and as a consequence of the Catalonia's stance against k ing Philip V at the beginning of the 18 - tH e r oYal ac adeMY oF scieNces a Nd ... arts o F Barcel oNa b p. 27: Façade of the r oyal academy of sciences and arts at the r ambles, Barcelona . FiG. 1: overview of Barcelona with the Fabra observatory Tcal role of the University of

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

Estimating earth loads on buried pipes under axial loading condition: insights from 3D discrete element analysis

found to be the pipe diameter, burial depth, and soil properties. Results of the parametric study were used to develop an expression to estimate the earth pressure coefficient that reflects the dilative ... is the coefficient of earth pressure at-rest and δ is the interface friction angle between the soil and the pipe. Equation (1) has been also recommended by the American Lifeline Alliance [ 3 ] and

Variability along the Atlantic water pathway in the forced Norwegian Earth System Model

study we use a high (0.25° horizontal grid) and a medium (1°) resolution version of a forced global ocean-sea ice model, utilising the Norwegian Earth System Model, to assess the impact of increased ocean ... Bergen , Norway 2 Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research , Thormøhlensgate 47, 5006 Bergen , Norway 3 H. R. Langehaug 4 Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences

Rare-earth elements in human colostrum milk

Rare-earth elements (REEs) are used in a growing number of applications, and their release to environment has increased over the decades. Knowledge of REEs in human milk and factors that could

The Efficiency of Linda for General Purpose Scientific Programming

, however, are of little value unless Linda programs execute efficiently. The goal of this article is to demonstrate that Linda programs are efficient making Linda an effective general purpose tool for ... interaction of processes). In Linda, coordination takes place through six oper­ ations that manipulate an associative, virtual shared memory. This coordination mechanism is both simple and general making it

How to reach a wider audience with open access publishing: what research universities can learn from universities of applied sciences

In Amsterdam, the libraries of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) cooperate closely. In this cooperation, the differences between a research

Earth Aliens #6: Rebirth

general demands that Hugh arms the them with a bomb to take out the Charneki and surrounding humans. Hugh changes the blast radius, which effectively stops the war, but at a terrible cost. In honor of

Venus: The Atmosphere, Climate, Surface, Interior and Near-Space Environment of an Earth-Like Planet

an overview for the general reader, and also an introduction to the more detailed topical surveys in the following articles in this issue, where full references to original material may be found. ... III Edited by Bruno Bézard , Christopher T. Russell, Takehiko Satoh, Suzanne E. Smrekar and Colin F. Wilson 3 Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Brown University , Providence

Equal rights for general internists?

Health Sciences , Washington, DC , USA 2 Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Washington, DC , USA - KEY WORDS: hospitalists; internal medicine; academic performance. Dear Editor, We are responding to the ... recent commentary from The Editors Desk by Carol Bates on BEqual Rights for General Internists?^1. In the editorial, Dr. Bates advocates for equity in dedicated time for academic pursuits between

Introduction of a web portal for an Individual Health Management and observational health data sciences

Introduction of a web portal for an Individual Health Management and observational health data sciences Dieter Melchart,1,2 Axel Eustachi,1 Stephan Gronwald,3 Erich Wühr,3 Kristina Wifling,1 Beatrice ... tailored information on healthy lifestyle due to the individual risk indication with the help of web-based training packages. submit your manuscript | www.dovepress.com Dovepress IHM program The general

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

Exacerbating Inequalities? Health Policy and the Behavioural Sciences

effectiveness of potential behavioural science interventions in the public health arena in general. Behavioural Law and Policy: Problems of Translation Translating behavioural sciences research into law and ... these two areas highlights potential problems with the use of the behavioural sciences in public health policy. To this end, we begin in the next section by looking at the place of the SDoH within public

Alteration of rocks by endolithic organisms is one of the pathways for the beginning of soils on Earth

Subaerial endolithic systems of the current extreme environments on Earth provide exclusive insight into emergence and development of soils in the Precambrian when due to various stresses on the ... silicate rocks by endolithic organisms is one of the possible pathways for the beginning of soils on Earth. This process led to the formation of soil-like bodies on rocks in situ and contributed to the raise