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Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems Within the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network

2019 Clinical Infectious Diseases  
Health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSSs) provide a foundation for characterizing and defining priorities and strategies for improving population health.  ...  The Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) project aims to inform policy to prevent child deaths through generating causes of death from surveillance data combined with innovative  ...  Manhiça HDSS, Mozambique The longest-running HDSS participating in the CHAMPS network was established in 1996 by the Manhiça Health Research Center (CISM).  ... 
doi:10.1093/cid/ciz609 pmid:31598663 pmcid:PMC6785673 fatcat:7t2o22fd7bavxeakdxl2n3dfyi

Predictors of personal exposure to black carbon among women in southern semi-rural Mozambique

Ariadna Curto, David Donaire-Gonzalez, Maria N. Manaca, Raquel González, Charfudin Sacoor, Ioar Rivas, Mireia Gascon, Gregory A. Wellenius, Xavier Querol, Jordi Sunyer, Eusébio Macete, Clara Menéndez (+1 others)
2019 Environment International  
We measured ambient elemental carbon (EC), comparable to BC, and personal exposure to BC in women of childbearing age from a semi-rural area of southern Mozambique.  ...  Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest proportion of people using unclean fuels for household energy, which can result in products of incomplete combustion that are damaging for health.  ...  CISM is supported by the Government of Mozambique and the Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID). IS-Global is a member of the CERCA Programme, Generalitat de Catalunya.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.104962 pmid:31301586 fatcat:vq3ykaj2qjhptp5r4wud7vq5di

Solar energetic particle cutoff variations during the 29-31 October 2003 geomagnetic storm

B. T. Kress, C. J. Mertens, M. Wiltberger
2010 Space Weather: The international journal of research and applications  
Geomagnetic cutoffs are numerically determined in model geomagnetic fields using code developed by the Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling (CISM) at Dartmouth College.  ...  The maximum suppression of the cutoff due to the shock is approximately one half of the maximum suppression during the main phase of the storm.  ...  This material is also based upon work supported by the STC Program of the National Science Foundation under agreement ATM-0120950 Thank you to Chia-Lin Huang at Boston University and Larry Kepko at the  ... 
doi:10.1029/2009sw000488 fatcat:xx3tii7hefdjvkdgkbnv3iv6ry

Visualization Tool [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Geographic Information Systems Geographic information systems are computer systems that are used for creating and managing geospatial data useful for applications such as land management.  ...  Range queries and NN queries are fundamental search operations in geographic information systems.  ...  Each region corresponding to a point p 2 S is called the network Voronoi cell of p and includes edges or portions of edges of G.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_101469 fatcat:rnvtcucz6vfulmc6voflfymen4

Robot Path Planning Algorithms: A Review of Theory and Experiment [article]

Hadi Jahanshahi, Naeimeh Najafizadeh Sari
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The aim of this book is to introduce different robot path planning algorithms and suggest some of the most appropriate ones which are capable of running on a variety of robots and are resistant to disturbances  ...  Geraerts R, Overmars MH (2004) A comparative study of probabilistic roadmap planners. In: Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics V.  ...  Reduction in frequency of collecting the accessible information in environment and search effort amounts in any time to collect information are the tricks of this algorithm.  ... 
arXiv:1805.08137v3 fatcat:45kvx2a645egxdtjsfcats2xim

Mortality Surveillance Methods to Identify and Characterize Deaths in Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network Sites

2019 Clinical Infectious Diseases  
In these settings, children often die at home, without contact with the health system, and are neither accounted for, nor attributed with a cause of death.  ...  Data on cause of death will be provided to local, national, and global stakeholders to inform strategies to reduce perinatal and childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.  ...  the CDC-Kenya; all of the CISM staff in Mozambique, particularly those supporting the CHAMPS program; the CDC-Sierra Leone for their support in setting up CHAMPS in Sierra Leone; Siobhan Johnstone for  ... 
doi:10.1093/cid/ciz599 pmid:31598664 pmcid:PMC6785672 fatcat:n3elulnqpjetzbu5dvkfp62y2i

Use of Euler potentials for describing magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling

R. A. Wolf, R. W. Spiro, S. Sazykin, F. R. Toffoletto, P. Le Sager, T.-S. Huang
2006 Journal of Geophysical Research  
1] We present a general formulation of the basic equations of large-scale magnetosphereionosphere coupling in terms of Euler potentials and describe a specific numerical implementation of this formulation  ...  in the context of the Rice Convection Model (RCM).  ...  The work has also received partial support from the Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling (CISM), which is funded by the STC Program of the National Science Foundation under agreement ATM-0120950  ... 
doi:10.1029/2005ja011558 fatcat:5i6rbzdtpna3tdicrd7tagz7aa

What We Know and Don't Know from Peer-Reviewed Research about Alternative Teacher Certification Programs

Kenneth M. Zeichner, Ann K. Schulte
2001 Journal of Teacher Education  
A research informed vision of good practice in multicultural teacher education: Design principles. Theory Into Practice, 37(2), 163-171. Zeichner, K., & Hoeft, K. (1996).  ...  None of this speculation is based on any system- atic analysis of empirical data.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022487101052004002 fatcat:3tggbt6qrndirj24h4i3n33ihu

Models of Solar Wind Structures and Their Interaction with the Earth's Space Environment

J. Watermann, P. Wintoft, B. Sanahuja, E. Saiz, S. Poedts, M. Palmroth, A. Milillo, F.-A. Metallinou, C. Jacobs, N. Y. Ganushkina, I. A. Daglis, C. Cid (+4 others)
2009 Space Science Reviews  
The discipline of "Space Weather" is built on the scientific foundation of solarterrestrial physics but with a strong orientation toward applied research.  ...  the consequences of these processes.  ...  BS acknowledges partial support from PN AYA2007-60724 of the Ministerio of Educación y Ciencia (Spain). CC, ES and YC received support from the Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología (  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11214-009-9494-9 fatcat:xtkpovnryffcnd6zcfj2cqypey

This Week's Letters

1996 Science  
University of Washington Applications are invited for participation in genetic, cellular, and molecular research supported by a National Institute on Aging Training Grant.  ...  Applicants must provide documentation of having a knowledge of surface and shallowt subsurface hydrology and soil physics, skills in Geographic Iniformation Systems, experience in hydrologic and wvater  ...  Keck Foundation, seeks biophysical 4  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.273.5283.1781 fatcat:iafwrkey35fvtk6gp3ym5zjtca

Does Risk Matter? A Semiparametric Model for Educational Choices in the Presence of Uncertainty

Jacopo Mazza
2011 Social Science Research Network  
The system of equations in (1) and (2) can not be directly estimated for three reasons: rst, all the relevant variables for major choice are unobserved; second, private information aects both the choice  ...  Journal of Polit- ical Economy 70(5), 5079. Neal, D. A. and W. R. Johnson: 1996, `The Role of Premarket Factors in Black-White Wage Dierences'.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2016104 fatcat:ywox2gjidjgxfkkqeemnxcjdma

Global 3-D ionospheric electron density reanalysis based on multisource data assimilation

Xinan Yue, William S. Schreiner, Ying-Hwa Kuo, Douglas C. Hunt, Wenbin Wang, Stanley C. Solomon, Alan G. Burns, Dieter Bilitza, Jann-Yenq Liu, Weixing Wan, Jens Wickert
2012 Journal of Geophysical Research  
These data include global navigation satellite system (GNSS) observations of ionospheric total electron content (TEC) from ground-based stations, ionospheric radio occultations by CHAMP, GRACE, COSMIC,  ...  The output of the reanalysis are 3-D gridded ionospheric electron densities with temporal and spatial resolutions of 1 h in universal time, 5 in latitude, 10 in longitude, and $30 km in altitude.  ...  NCAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. W. Wan acknowledges the support from the National Science Foundation of China (41131066, 40904037).  ... 
doi:10.1029/2012ja017968 fatcat:cxzxtqijhfahdijs5fgsqdtxmu

Management of Landscapes for Established Invasive Species [chapter]

Therese M. Poland, Jennifer Juzwik, Allen Rowley, Cynthia D. Huebner, John C. Kilgo, Vanessa M. Lopez, Deanna H. Olson, Dean E. Pearson, Robert Progar, Robert Rabaglia, John D. Rothlisberger, Justin B. Runyon (+1 others)
2021 Invasive Species in Forests and Rangelands of the United States  
The level for management of established invasive species in the United States has increasingly shifted to larger geographical scales in the past several decades.  ...  Although an invasive species may be well-established in small to large geographical areas, prevention of its spread to non-affected areas (e.g., sites, regions, and cross-continent) through early detection  ...  invasive species (CISM 2016).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-45367-1_7 fatcat:nzv2thm4m5au7evfpzrpxqnhna

Xxxii Scar Open Science Conference 'Antarctic Science And Policy Advice In A Changing World - Conference Abstracts [article]

Eoghan Griffin, Renuka Badhe
2016 Zenodo  
Abstracts from the 2012 Open Science Conference of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World, held in Portland, Oregon, USA  ...  In particular, improved modeling of geodynamic evolution of the Antarctic lithosphere that was a key  ...  The synthesis of these magnetic data into the next generation ADMAP compilation will enable a better understanding of the geological structure and tectonic history of the Antarctic region.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.53122 fatcat:o56w4vr3n5bsvkyj6vnetfem3e

Mathematical Identity for a Sustainable Future: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

Anita Pipere, Ilona Mičule
2014 Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability  
what it means to be an educator, in teaching and learning, as well as in the entire education system.  ...  Practical implementation of findings and limitations of the study are outlined along with venues for future research.  ...  Acknowledgement The following foundations have supported the research: Hˆgskolestiftelsen i ÷sterbotten, Svenska Kulturfonden, Svensk-÷sterbottniska Samfundet and NordPlus Network.  ... 
doi:10.2478/jtes-2014-0001 fatcat:oqrsspqofnbvpmntawqt5bvskm
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