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Atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions in the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West Antarctica

John Turner, Andrew Orr, G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, Adrian Jenkins, Robert G. Bingham, Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand, Thomas J. Bracegirdle
2017 Reviews of Geophysics  
Over recent decades outlet glaciers of the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE), West Antarctica, have accelerated, thinned, and retreated, and are now contributing approximately 10% to global sea level rise.  ...  The current retreat could mark the beginning of an unstable phase of the ASE glaciers that, if continued, will result in collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but numerical ice sheet models currently  ...  Introduction The West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is the part of the Antarctic Ice Sheet that covers West Antarctica and is separated from the East Antarctic Ice Sheet by the Transantarctic Mountains.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016rg000532 fatcat:jp7a76xgkfbclgpfgae2dcjaem

Sea level changes induced by local winds on the west coast of India

Prakash Mehra, Michael N. Tsimplis, R. G. Prabhudesai, Antony Joseph, Andrew G. P. Shaw, Y. K. Somayajulu, Paolo Cipollini
2010 Ocean Dynamics  
The contribution of atmospheric pressure and wind to sea level variability at Goa (West coast of India) for the period 2007-2008 is investigated.  ...  Fig. 1 a The west coast of India along with the satellite Jason tack-181.  ...  With g~ 9.8 m/s, the relationship is approximated by -1 cm/mb of change.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10236-010-0289-z fatcat:3efecdgt2rhyvgyycrdrdhkscm

Crevasses triggered on Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica, by drilling through an exceptional melt layer

Julian B.T. Scott, Andrew M. Smith, Robert G. Bingham, David G. Vaughan
2010 Annals of Glaciology  
From December 2006 to January 2007, hot-water drilling on Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica, was found to trigger crevasses.  ...  For this survey, 300 g high-explosive charges were placed at the bottom of 24 m shot-holes. There were 67 holes across-stream and 17 along-stream at a regular spacing of 240 m.  ...  The existence of an extensive arcuate (curvilinear) crevasse region across the width of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica, (Fig. 1 ) was first identified by Lucchitta and others (1995) from European  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756410791392763 fatcat:fxiva6lq7rebdlx2w2yxlhtfju

West Nile Virus Viremia in Wild Rock Pigeons

Andrew B. Allison, Daniel G. Mead, Samantha E.J. Gibbs, Douglas M. Hoffman, David E. Stallknecht
2004 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Feral rock pigeons were screened for neutralizing antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) during late winter/spring and summer of 2002 and 2003.  ...  Feral rock pigeons were screened for neutralizing antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) during late winter/spring and summer of 2002 and 2003.  ...  Infected Vero Middle America Research Unit (MARU) cell cultures were overlaid with 1% gum tragacanth/1x minimum essential media (MEM) (supplemented with 2.2 g/L sodium bicarbonate, 3% heat-inactivated  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid1012.040511 pmid:15663876 pmcid:PMC3323404 fatcat:lnkfzjwgdnhujipvry5h62ej4e

Standardizing Visual Control Devices for Tsetse Flies: West African Species Glossina tachinoides, G. palpalis gambiensis and G. morsitans submorsitans

Jean-Baptiste Rayaisse, Thomas Kröber, Andrew McMullin, Philippe Solano, Steve Mihok, Patrick M. Guerin, Daniel K. Masiga
2012 PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases  
Here we describe field trials designed to standardize tools for the control of Glossina tachinoides, G. palpalis gambiensis and G.morsitans submorsitans in West Africa based on existing trap/target/bait  ...  times more for G. palpalis gambiensis, and 6.5 times for G. morsitans submorsitans).  ...  Biconical and Standardized Tsetse Control Devices in West Africa www.plosntds.org Table 1 . 1 Detransformed mean daily catches of G. tachinoides, G. palpalis gambiensis, and G. morsitans submorsitans  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001491 pmid:22348159 pmcid:PMC3279333 fatcat:7jvhwn5ynbgjpnfkyzxqfu5mza

Phylodynamic assessment of intervention strategies for the West African Ebola virus outbreak [article]

Simon Dellicour, Guy Baele, Gytis Dudas, Nuno R. Faria, Oliver G. Pybus, Marc A. Suchard, Andrew Rambaut, Philippe Lemey
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
The recent Ebola virus (EBOV) outbreak in West Africa witnessed considerable efforts to obtain viral genomic data as the epidemic was unfolding.  ...  G. L.  ...  Here, we extend the phylogeographic analyses of the West African Ebola epidemic in two different ways.  ... 
doi:10.1101/163691 fatcat:esx7rq57ffbpdexmflucg2jg44

Inland advance of supraglacial lakes in north-west Greenland under recent climatic warming

Laura A. Gledhill, Andrew G. Williamson
2017 Annals of Glaciology  
Here, we investigate changes to the areas, volumes and elevation distributions of over 8000 manually delineated SGLs using 44 Landsat images of a 6200 km2 sector of north-west Greenland over three decades  ...  image processing and Mal McMillan for answering our questions on calculating the errors associated with manually digitising 79 Gledhill and Williamson: Inland advance of supraglacial lakes in north-west  ...  channels, which can evacuate meltwater quickly, and in which there is a direct relation between effective pressure and increased discharge (Schoof, 2010; Chandler and others, 2013; Cowton and others, 2013; Andrews  ... 
doi:10.1017/aog.2017.31 fatcat:zz7uehqukjdxjiewqeairdtwmu

The Geography of Glaciers and Perennial Snowfields in the American West

Andrew G. Fountain, Bryce Glenn, Hassan J. Basagic
2017 Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research  
doi:10.1657/aaar0017-003 fatcat:pnc6z46udfex3ijctaibemxztq

Hue shifts produced by temporal asymmetries in chromatic signals

Andrew Stockman, G. Bruce Henning, Peter West, Andrew T. Rider, Hannah E. Smithson, Caterina Ripamonti
2017 Journal of Vision  
., Henning, G. B., West, P., Rider, A. T., Smithson, H. E., & Ripamonti, C. (2017) . Hue shifts produced by temporal asymmetries in chromatic signals.  ...  In a subsequent paper, we investigate the effect of varying the phase of the second harmonic on the mean and time-varying hue appearances of these waveforms (Stockman, Henning, West, Rider, & Ripamonti  ... 
doi:10.1167/17.9.2 pmid:28768317 fatcat:mztw5ruzsfexfot764cbjhenya

STiki

Andrew G. West, Sampath Kannan, Insup Lee
2010 Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '10  
. # FEATURE 1 * † * Andrew G.  ...  West University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA westand@cis.upenn.edu Sampath Kannan University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA kannan@cis.upenn.edu Insup Lee University of Pennsylvania  ... 
doi:10.1145/1832772.1832814 dblp:conf/wikis/WestKL10a fatcat:2eqbhhb76vgkbhkwimhpb3am34

Projection of Climate Change Influences on U.S. West Nile Virus Vectors

Heidi E. Brown, Alex Young, Joceline Lega, Theodore G. Andreadis, Jessica Schurich, Andrew Comrie
2015 Earth Interactions  
We describe a freely available dynamic simulation model parameterized for three West Nile virus vectors, which provides an effective tool for studying vector-borne disease risk due to climate change.  ...  West Nile virus disease (WNV) is now the most common domestic arthropod-borne viral disease (Reimann et al. 2008) .  ...  Because of the primary host of concern being humans and also because of the preferred habitat of two primary vectors (Culex pipiens and Cx. quinquefasciatus), West Nile virus disease is associated with  ... 
doi:10.1175/ei-d-15-0008.1 pmid:27057131 pmcid:PMC4821504 fatcat:ykyousjrsrgitkbd3vjuiydedm

Ethnicity and survival on dialysis in west London

Shilpanjali Prasad, Seema Singh, Neill Duncan, Tom D.H. Cairns, Megan Griffith, Nadey Hakim, Adam G. Mclean, Andrew Palmer, Vassilios Papalois, David Taube
2004 Kidney International  
Ethnicity and survival on dialysis in west London. Background.  ...  The incident hemodialysis population of a large west London renal service was reviewed from 1996 to 2001 (N = 465). Results.  ...  In the west London districts of Brent and Harrow, Indo-Asians contribute almost 30% of the resident population [1] . St.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1523-1755.2004.66017.x pmid:15569334 fatcat:ponmlyio55gyvplu6fzizmjhzm

Authors' response

Vidya Navaratnam, Kate M Fleming, Joe West, C J P Smith, R G Jenkins, Andrew W Fogarty, Richard Hubbard
2011 Thorax  
Vidya Navaratnam, 1,2 Kate M Fleming, 2 Joe West, 2,3 C J P Smith, 2 R G Jenkins, 1 Andrew W Fogarty, 1,2 Richard Hubbard 1,2 classification and prognostic pessimism regarding ICU admission.  ...  Confalonieri M, Garuti G, Cattaruzza MS, et al. A chart of failure risk for noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD exacerbation. Eur Respir J 2005;25:348e55. 9. Köhnlein T, Welte T.  ... 
doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2011-200918 fatcat:pbnlydbbinacpjxtkyphut6sfq

Phylodynamic assessment of intervention strategies for the West African Ebola virus outbreak

Simon Dellicour, Guy Baele, Gytis Dudas, Nuno R. Faria, Oliver G. Pybus, Marc A. Suchard, Andrew Rambaut, Philippe Lemey
2018 Nature Communications  
Genetic analyses have provided important insights into Ebola virus spread during the recent West African outbreak, but their implications for specific intervention scenarios remain unclear.  ...  Here, we extend the phylogeographic analyses of the West African Ebola epidemic in two different ways.  ...  The fact that the West African EBOV epidemic also affected urban areas, in addition to rural areas, makes it stand apart from all previous EBOV outbreaks.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03763-2 pmid:29884821 pmcid:PMC5993714 fatcat:qbhvtueuqbcf5fbi6u4gg6y4o4

Measuring Privacy Disclosures in URL Query Strings

Andrew G. West, Adam J. Aviv
2014 IEEE Internet Computing  
Andrew G. West is a research scientist at Verisign Labs.  ...  West has a PhD in computer and information science from the University of Pennsylvania. Contact him at awest@ verisign.com; www.andrew-g-west.com. Adam J.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2014.104 fatcat:vskd3p3mu5cblidiz6t5pylnqi
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