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Digging the dirt

Penny Hirsch
2016 Nature Microbiology  
The first part of the book describes the genesis of soil -the geological, climatic and biological factors that drive its formation.  ...  Unfortunately, the production lets the book down somewhat -the pictures are of poor quality and are not reproduced in colour which I feel is essential for illustrating, at the very least, the soil profile  ... 
doi:10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.136 pmid:27562265 fatcat:kgg3ub6rzzfe5hkzdjf6nq4vs4

Digging up the Dirt on User Generated Content Consumption

Jake T. Lussier, Troy Raeder, Nitesh V. Chawla
2010 International Conference on Management of Data  
We also extract creation and consumption features and construct a simple classification model for predicting whether a submission will be consumed in the future.  ...  In this work, we study data gathered from and for studying the creation and consumption behavior. We build on our prior work to explore how and why individuals consume content.  ...  or the U.S.  ... 
dblp:conf/comad/LussierRC10 fatcat:z33ga6djcfhtvjbm2k3rjr3hue

Digging in the dirt TerraGen Diversity Inc. & ChromaXome Corp

William A. Wells
1998 Chemistry and Biology  
"We're not just going into any old backyard and digging in the dirt," says Sherman. "We search for soil rich in Actinomycete DNA."  ...  The natural product hunt began with marine bacteria, but dirt searching began in earnest when the company started a collaboration witk Bristol-Myers Squibb.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1074-5521(98)90090-4 fatcat:nikxwr5ue5cbdhmq7ygisqo2ba

Digging without Dirt: Adriaan Reland's Explorations of the Holy Land [chapter]

2021 The Orient in Utrecht: Adriaan Reland (1676-1718), Arabist, Cartographer, Antiquarian and Scholar of Comparative Religion  
Ulrich Groetsch -9789004462175 Downloaded from Brill.com07/09/2021 03:48:12AM via free access Digging without Dirt  ...  The disputes had reached new heights with the attacks of the Oratorian priest Jean Morin on the Hebraica veritas during the 1620s and had culminated in the controversies surrounding the publication of  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004462175_009 fatcat:npnslgcojzcgzex5lvccteoajy

Dig the Dirt [chapter]

John Leslie King
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
In the span of a few generations, "reality" for most families shifted from life-with-dirt to life-without-dirt.  ...  Laurie Anderson's aspiration to put some dirt into virtual reality is superficially a plea to make the virtual a little more like the real by incorporating an essential element of the real-dirt.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73025-7_3 dblp:conf/ifip8-2/King07 fatcat:sqd2r6p4e5g2lg2gfuzqdmhhuq

erschel ATLAS Digging up the Dirt on Galaxies

Loretta Dunne, Steve Eales
The Herschel ATLAS • The widest area survey with Herschel (~ 550 sq deg) • Consortium of 150+ astronomers worldwide led by Nottingham and Cardiff (Dunne, Eales) • Covering 5 bands with PACS and  ...  local and distant Universe Samples peak of SED across z=0-2; good measure of L IR and dust mass 'The Blob' The 'Blob' Intriguing Galactic Object Either very low mass Bok globule ..  ... 

Digging up the Dirt on Galaxies with Herschel

Loretta Dunne
2014 Proceedings of The Life Cycle of Dust in the Universe: Observations, Theory, and Laboratory Experiments — PoS(LCDU2013)   unpublished
Herschel's unique strength was that it covered the peak of the dust thermal spectrum, from nearby galaxies out to those at high redshifts.  ...  Opening a new observing window in the sub-millimetre, Herschel imaged cool dust in galaxies with higher angular resolution than previously possible and with unprecedented sensitivity.  ...  The problem is that the UV slope is sensitive to the age of the stellar populations as well as the dust attenuation (which in turn depends on dust properties and geometry).  ... 
doi:10.22323/1.207.0049 fatcat:jmt647thi5e3zfeujo75atsxhm

Digging in the Dirt: Extracting Keyphrases from Texts with KD [chapter]

Giovanni Moretti, Rachele Sprugnoli, Sara Tonelli
Proceedings of the Second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2015  
Acknowledgements The authors thank all the persons who supported the work.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the headmaster of the primary school "Vasco Morroni" of Ghezzano (Pisa), the teachers and all the children taking part in the survey for their contribution in this  ...  the range of the ID's of the constituents.  ... 
doi:10.4000/books.aaccademia.1518 fatcat:m77guqgmcbaulghujyirrmryva

Digging the dirt on density: a study of medium density housing in Christchurch's Living Three zone [article]

Susan Jane Lilley, University Of Canterbury
The principle purpose of the zone is the development of medium-density residential accommodation, however greater residential density is relatively new to Christchurch where the potential for expansion  ...  Since the 1987 Brundtland Report, the development of urban areas has been considered a key determinant in achieving 'sustainability'.  ...  It includes the scope of the topic and the aims of this research. The study area is presented and placed in context. The Chapter concludes with an outline of the form that this thesis will take.  ... 
doi:10.26021/5795 fatcat:oaszjfhazjdf7acmimywdwrrv4

Page 115 of The National Magazine : An Illustrated Monthly Vol. 26, Issue 1 [page]

1907 The National Magazine : An Illustrated Monthly  
The French began on the top and hoisted out the dirt, bucket by bucket, whereas the workers are now be- ginning at the center and digging down and hauling the dirt away on minimum grades.  ...  The slides on the Culebra cut, which caused some apprehension, were simply a matter of more dirt to dig, and getting back to the rock,—doing a little more digging than ‘ was originally scheduled.  ... 

Page 429 of Plant Disease Vol. 41, Issue 5 [page]

1957 Plant Disease  
Virginia Bunch 46-2 peanuts left in the soil st digging, 1956, Holland, Virginie. Treatment : Total nuts : Decayed nuts® 2 per acre : per acre 3 Pounds 3 Pounds 1.  ...  Dixie Spanish peanuts left in the soil at digging, percent damage, and percent of pods rotted, 1956, Hollend, Virginie : Sprouts :: : Pods rotted : per 400 : Damaged : in Treatment : feet of : kernels  ... 

The Temporality of Dirt: Queer Materiality in Jarman's Modern Nature

Jim Ellis
2014 English studies in Canada  
But saying that a gardener digs into time, rather than into soil, can also lead to the question that I want to reflect on here, of the temporality of dirt.  ...  One recurring thought, which is at first glance unremarkable, is Jarman's claim that "the gardener digs in another time" (30).  ...  Freeman's metaphor of mining, of digging in the dirt, is especially apropos with respect to Jarman.  ... 
doi:10.1353/esc.2014.0023 fatcat:dyotj23b4zdydi6s2o7yumbsbm

Page 502 of Journal of Mammalogy Vol. 39, Issue 4 [page]

1958 Journal of Mammalogy  
Then he continued on to the surface losing most of the dirt on the way; turning around, he dug down again, throwing the already loosened dirt to the surface with his hind feet.  ...  When a load of dirt accumulated behind him, he turned, by means of a sideward somersault, and pushed the dirt to the end of the horizontal tunnel with his nose.  ... 

Page 71 of The New Monthly Magazine Vol. 110, Issue 437 [page]

1857 The New Monthly Magazine  
The dirt is then thrown up by those who are digging at the bed of the river into the upper end of the tomlong—the water flowing through the tube sinks the dirt and carries it down upon the plate of sheet  ...  This digging of dirt is therefore no light labour, especially under 90 deg. of heat, and standing up to the knees in water.  ... 

Page 195 of Journal of Mammalogy Vol. 27, Issue 3 [page]

1946 Journal of Mammalogy  
The rat digs rapidly with its front feet, sometimes kicking away some of the dirt with its hind legs, until a pit is made that will hold the contents of the cheek pouches.  ...  The pouches are then emptied into the pit and the dirt quickly scraped over and patted down.  ... 
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