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Trends of Dust Transport Episodes in Cyprus Using a Classification of Synoptic Types Established with Artificial Neural Networks

S. Michaelides, F. Tymvios, S. Athanasatos, M. Papadakis
2013 Journal of Climatology  
Having defined a dust episode as a day when the average PM10 measurement exceeds the threshold of 50 mg/(m3 day), the authors have utilized Artificial Neural Networks and synoptic charts, together with  ...  In an effort to understand better these complicated synoptic-scale phenomena and their associations with dust transport episodes, the authors attempt in the present paper a followup of the previous tasks  ...  Acknowledgments Parts of this work have been carried out within the framework of the Extreme Weather impacts on European Networks  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/280248 fatcat:3hi22re5sbh73itv5reiyzewlm

Bioterrorism preparedness and response: use of information technologies and decision support systems

D M Bravata, K McDonald, D K Owens, D Buckeridge, C Haberland, C Rydzak, M Schleinitz, W M Smith, H Szeto, D Wilkening, M Musen, B W Duncan (+6 others)
2002 Evidence report/technology assessment (Summary)  
Endorsement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) of such derivative products may not be stated or implied.  ...  This report may be used, in whole or in part, as the basis for development of clinical practice guidelines and other quality enhancement tools, or as a basis for reimbursement and coverage policies.  ...  Alphabetical List of Expert Advisors  ... 
pmid:12154489 pmcid:PMC4781373 fatcat:l7cnskmpmrg7xnytncvrsn3tli

User Communities' test-cases [article]

Chrysovalantis Constantinou, Andreas Athenodorou, Hrachya Astsatryan, Bojana Koteska, Theodoros Christoudias, Georgios Artopoulos, Zoe Cournia, Milutin Radonjic, Ognjen Prnjat
2020 Zenodo  
It describes cross-border use cases for the target scientific areas of Life Science, Climate Science and Digital Cultural Heritage as well as for the area of Computational Physics.  ...  This deliverable provides a detailed description of cross-border test-cases including research groups involved and their mapping to generic, thematic and repository services which will be tested.  ...  the atmosphere, predicting atmospheric dust episodes and events.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3971646 fatcat:f3dz4ca7bre6dhk4xw62n4v4wy

An over-land aerosol optical depth data set for data assimilation by filtering, correction, and aggregation of MODIS Collection 5 optical depth retrievals

E. J. Hyer, J. S. Reid, J. Zhang
2010 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
An empirical correction for surface boundary condition using the MODIS 16-day albedo product captured 25% of the variability in the site mean bias at low AOD.  ...  numerical weather prediction models.  ...  This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research, Code 322. We are grateful to the all of the investigators who participate in the AErosol RObotic NETwork for the use of network wide data. E.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amtd-3-4091-2010 fatcat:d6sem2mpwzesvedbx5l372w4mi

An over-land aerosol optical depth data set for data assimilation by filtering, correction, and aggregation of MODIS Collection 5 optical depth retrievals

E. J. Hyer, J. S. Reid, J. Zhang
2011 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
An empirical correction for surface boundary condition using the MODIS 16-day albedo product captured 25% of the variability in the site mean bias at low AOD.  ...  numerical weather prediction models.  ...  This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research, Code 322. We are grateful to the all of the investigators who participate in the AErosol RObotic NETwork for the use of network wide data. E.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-4-379-2011 fatcat:yt7ttl67jfgsjiwutarokok7iy

Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) 2008*

J. Bousquet, N. Khaltaev, A. A. Cruz, J. Denburg, W. J. Fokkens, A. Togias, T. Zuberbier, C. E. Baena-Cagnani, G. W. Canonica, C. Van Weel, I. Agache, N. Aït-Khaled (+84 others)
2008 Allergy. European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology  
The higher the number of mites in dust, the earlier the first episode of wheezing (336) .  ...  The skin prick test had the best positive predictive value (48.7%) for the epidemiologic diagnosis of allergic rhinitis compared to the Phadiatop Ò (43.5%) or total serum IgE (31.6%) (56).  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1398-9995.2007.01620.x fatcat:nmqkbsakhjdkxlqhgiilgcrkr4

Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) In collaboration with the World Health Organisation

Jean Bousquet, Paul van Cauwenberge
2002 Primary Care Respiratory Journal  
The higher the number of mites in dust, the earlier the first episode of wheezing (336) .  ...  The skin prick test had the best positive predictive value (48.7%) for the epidemiologic diagnosis of allergic rhinitis compared to the Phadiatop Ò (43.5%) or total serum IgE (31.6%) (56).  ... 
doi:10.1038/pcrj.2002.7 fatcat:qv33wfaqobh7jngcgox7w6tega

Latent Immunological Effects of Gestational Exposure to Heptachlor Epoxide

Dean Baker, Haiou Yang, Ulrike Luderer, Sastry Gollapudi
2011 Epidemiology  
In Paris, the 99th percentile corresponds to thresholds of 21°C and 34°C for minimum and maximum temperature, associated to an excess mortality of 47%.  ...  A protocol was defined with the national Weather Services to use probabilities of exceeding the temperature thresholds rather than predicted values of temperature, in order to reduce forecasting uncertainties  ...  For long-term traffic noise exposure, we used categorical noise map values (according to the EU-directive; 2002/49/EC) and assigned these to the participantsЈ home addresses.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.ede.0000392128.65234.11 fatcat:dft32xujtzchzcnldns7ppf6iq

GSA Mission, Values, and Goals

2005 GSA Today  
The ultimate goal of this effort is to develop a predictive model whereby a medical researcher can make an accurate diagnosis of Pb poisoning based on seasonal and weather-related factors as well as blood  ...  Farouk El-Baz Award for Desert Research-Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division The GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division seeks nominations for the Farouk El-Baz Award for Desert Research  ...  Allmon has been recognized for his work leading to the greater understanding and public appreciation of the role the geosciences play in society with AGI's Outstanding Contribution to the Public Understanding  ... 
doi:10.1130/1052-5173(2005)15<37:gmvag>2.0.co;2 fatcat:ughm4ubqindbjpfrqf3an7am6y

Neural and Statistical Classification of Weather Radar Measurements for the Prediction of Rainfall Rate

C.I. Christodoulou, S.CH. Michaelides, M. Gabella, C.S. Pattichis
2016 Zenodo  
The neural SOM and the statistical KNN classifier were implemented for the classification task using the radar data as input and the rain-gauge measurements as output.  ...  The rainfall rate on the ground was predicted based on the radar reflections with an average error rate of 23%.  ...  (120) MICROCLIMATOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN NORTHERN SLOPE OF BELASITZA MOUNTAIN A. TZENKOVA-BRATOEVA, J. IVANCHEVA National institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgaria  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2575015 fatcat:oyvfjriiwfhl5poj7q2mre3tsu

Arctic Dimension of China's Foreign Policy and Russia's Regional Interests
Арктическое измерение внешней политики КНР и региональные интересы РФ

D. Tulupov, St. Petersburg State University, 1/3, entr. 8, Smol'nogo Str., St. Petersburg, 191060, Russian Federation
2020 Mirovaya Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniya  
Acknowledgements McKinsey and Company Microsoft Ministry of Defence: Defence Academy of the United Kingdom  ...  Desert conditions which create an abundance of dust and a lack of water are two major obstacles that increase costs and may make solar energy prohibitively expensive for most of the less wealthy MENA countries  ...  Lighter-than-air-vehicles, for example, could significantly reduce the cost and time of transporting material over difficult terrain, such as regions with a limited road network.  ... 
doi:10.20542/0131-2227-2020-64-7-60-68 fatcat:4nongpf5mnfalnztyyba47f7ua

Energy and wavelength scaling of shock-ignited inertial fusion targets

S Atzeni, A Marocchino, A Schiavi, G Schurtz
2013 New Journal of Physics  
We disucss how this kind of multiferrolectricity can be manipulated by imputrities and light pulses and show estimates of the effect in CuO.  ...  From density functional calculations we find that the low-T magnetic phase is paraelectric and the intermediate magnetic phase ferroelectric, with a size and direction of polarization in good agreement  ...  This proves that it is possible to predict the results of a proposed quantum experiment from the results of a classical experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/4/045004 fatcat:c4lh6z3uavbktgx4didzjqxoiy

Radiative Forcing of Climate: The Historical Evolution of the Radiative Forcing Concept, the Forcing Agents and their Quantification, and Applications

V. Ramaswamy, W. Collins, J. Haywood, J. Lean, N. Mahowald, G. Myhre, V. Naik, K.P. Shine, B. Soden, G. Stenchikov, T. Storelvmo
2019 Meteorological Monographs  
Basic theories of shortwave and longwave radiation were developed through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and established the analytical framework for defining and quantifying the perturbations  ...  The use of ERF, however, comes with its own attendant issues, including challenges in its diagnosis from climate models, its applications to small forcings, and blurring of the distinction between rapid  ...  small contributions from anthropogenic desert dust to radiative forcing.  ... 
doi:10.1175/amsmonographs-d-19-0001.1 fatcat:ighk4gltabbmpmzwlyim2aghdm

Uncertainties in Risk Estimations of Electromagnetic Fields of Overhead Power Lines

A de Jong, J P. van der Sluijs, J A. Wardekker
2009 Epidemiology  
We examined five measures of temperature, the effect of including relative humidity, and various degrees of freedom for the temperature spline.  ...  and Objective: Hot and cold temperatures significantly increase the risk of death in many regions of the world.  ...  In the context of the Rome Longitudinal Study (RoLS), we analyzed the association between residential road traffic noise and prescriptions for drugs reimbursed by the National Health Service for health  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.ede.0000362736.78454.e2 fatcat:e6znysbbefhkno24vc6vhfcotq

The never-silent presses

P.W. Hawkes
2002 Ultramicroscopy  
More sinister is a problem in 'Multilayer neural networks': ''Find the space and time computational complexities for one step of Optimal Brain Damage (without retraining)''Fit is a relief to know that  ...  Bieniek and A. Moga), adaptive morphological operators (F. Cheng and A.N. Venetsanopoulos), morphological regularisation neural networks (P.D.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0304-3991(01)00151-6 pmid:11942639 fatcat:rvw67q662bf2jiad4ynu6uzsz4
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