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Mapping Regional Inundation with Spaceborne L-Band SAR

Bruce Chapman, Kyle McDonald, Masanobu Shimada, Ake Rosenqvist, Ronny Schroeder, Laura Hess
2015 Remote Sensing  
Shortly after the launch of ALOS PALSAR L-band SAR by the Japan Space Exploration Agency (JAXA), a program to develop an Earth Science Data Record (ESDR) for inundated wetlands was funded by NASA.  ...  Using established methodologies, extensive multi-temporal L-band ALOS ScanSAR data acquired bi-monthly by the PALSAR instrument onboard ALOS were used to classify the inundation state for South America  ...  -2 L-band SAR mission and the forthcoming NASA/ISRO L-band SAR mission, will be capable of enhanced monitoring of large-scale wetland dynamics.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70505440 fatcat:lq2f6nmkwbbirjibjnsnhaic3e

Biodiversity Conservation in Local Planning

2009 Conservation Biology  
There was generally a stronger emphasis on habitat T r a n s . p l a n protection among the Seattle jurisdictions, the majority of which required developers to mitigate adverse impacts on habitat and purchased  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.01110.x pmid:19016822 fatcat:23y4mdszfnekjhgauab56serp4

The vulnerability of Amazon freshwater ecosystems

Leandro Castello, David G. McGrath, Laura L. Hess, Michael T. Coe, Paul A. Lefebvre, Paulo Petry, Marcia N. Macedo, Vivian F. Renó, Caroline C. Arantes
2013 Conservation Letters  
Sub-basin boundaries are from Melack & Hess (2010) and L. L. Hess (unpublished data).  ...  Data sources: Freshwater ecosystem extent data for the Amazon basin are from Melack & Hess (2010) , and for the Araguaia-Tocantins and estuary sub-basins are from L. L. Hess (unpublished data).  ... 
doi:10.1111/conl.12008 fatcat:wi4eoxwzzffzlbyvah4pzluhpi

Outgassing from Amazonian rivers and wetlands as a large tropical source of atmospheric CO2

Jeffrey E. Richey, John M. Melack, Anthony K. Aufdenkampe, Victoria M. Ballester, Laura L. Hess
2002 Nature  
The spectrum of a model is constructed by plotting the contribution of each degree n of the spherical harmonic expansion to the average kB 2 l of the predicted field B over the Earth's surface 1, 2 .  ...  A Methods Areal coverage of surface waters and flooding regime Data from the Japanese Earth Resources Satellite-1 (JERS-1) L-band synthetic aperture radar were used to estimate the areal coverage and  ... 
doi:10.1038/416617a pmid:11948346 fatcat:gwwu2s4xnncrzlg2ksyafefg5q

A Subset of Mixed Lineage Leukemia Proteins Has Plant Homeodomain (PHD)-mediated E3 Ligase Activity

Jingya Wang, Andrew G. Muntean, Laura Wu, Jay L. Hess
2012 Journal of Biological Chemistry  
Reactions were terminated by adding 30 l of 2ϫ SDS sample buffer (Invitrogen) and boiling at 95°C for 5-10 min.  ...  BSA) for 2 h at 4°C. 20 l of amylose resin (New England Biolabs) was then Black background indicates conserved cysteines and histidines.  ... 
doi:10.1074/jbc.m112.423855 pmid:23129768 pmcid:PMC3527928 fatcat:yt47l7f7wvgpnoc2tsoqdvsck4

Plasma cell output from germinal centers is regulated by signals from Tfh and stromal cells

Yang Zhang, Laura Tech, Laura A. George, Andreas Acs, Russell E. Durrett, Henry Hess, Lucy S.K. Walker, David M. Tarlinton, Anne L. Fletcher, Anja Erika Hauser, Kai-Michael Toellner
2018 Journal of Experimental Medicine  
Enzymatic digestion was completed by adding 15 µl 0.5 M EDTA left on ice for 5-10 min. Cells were filtered and washed with PBS (0.5% FCS and 2 mM EDTA).  ...  Jones, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK), control antibody hamster IgG (Jackson Immu-noResearch), soluble IL-21R fusion protein, or mock protein (mouse IgG2a, gift from L.  ... 
doi:10.1084/jem.20160832 pmid:29549115 pmcid:PMC5881458 fatcat:tvazwxwc3fg6jcny2bwt7hffqe

A Home-Based Intervention to Reduce Depressive Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life in Older African Americans

Laura N. Gitlin, Lynn Fields Harris, Megan C. McCoy, Nancy L. Chernett, Laura T. Pizzi, Eric Jutkowitz, Edward Hess, Walter W. Hauck
2013 Annals of Internal Medicine  
Effective care models for treating older African Americans with depressive symptoms are needed. To determine whether a home-based intervention alleviates depressive symptoms and improves quality of life in older African Americans. Parallel, randomized trial stratified by recruitment site. Interviewers assessing outcomes were blinded to treatment assignment. ( NCT00511680). A senior center and participants' homes from 2008 to 2010. African Americans aged 55 years or older with
more » ... depressive symptoms. A multicomponent, home-based intervention delivered by social workers or a wait-list control group that received the intervention at 4 months. Self-reported depression severity at 4 months (primary outcome) and depression knowledge, quality of life, behavioral activation, anxiety, function, and remission at 4 and 8 months. Of 208 participants (106 and 102 in the intervention and wait-list groups, respectively), 182 (89 and 93, respectively) completed 4 months and 160 (79 and 81, respectively) completed 8 months. At 4 months, participants in the intervention group showed reduced depression severity (difference in mean change in Patient Health Questionnaire-9 score from baseline, -2.9 [95% CI, -4.6 to -1.2]; difference in mean change in Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale score from baseline, -3.7 [CI, -5.4 to -2.1]); improved depression knowledge, quality of life, behavioral activation, and anxiety (P < 0.001); and improved function (P = 0.014) compared with wait-list participants. More intervention than wait-list participants entered remission at 4 months (43.8% vs. 26.9%). After treatment, control participants showed benefits similar in magnitude to those of participants in the initial intervention group. Those in the initial intervention group maintained benefits at 8 months. The study had a small sample, short duration, and differential withdrawal rate. A home-based intervention delivered by social workers could reduce depressive symptoms and enhance quality of life in most older African Americans. National Institute of Mental Health.
doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-4-201308200-00005 pmid:24026257 pmcid:PMC4091662 fatcat:zqqaox5vtnhffglcfos2psjbye

Depression knowledge in high school students: Effectiveness of the adolescent depression awareness program

Anne E. Ruble, Phillip J. Leon, Laura Gilley-Hensley, Sally G. Hess, Karen L. Swartz
2013 Journal of Affective Disorders  
The aim o f the study was to assess the effectiveness of an awareness program about the harmfu l effects of tobacco and alcohol on knowledge and self reported practice of adolescent students, so as to  ...  [7] Objectives Objectives of the study are to determine the effect iveness of an awareness program about harmfu l effects of tobacco and alcohol use among adolescent students, to determine the self  ...  Therefore these students, who already equipped with the knowledge given to them through this study, could be instrumental in educating their closest friends about the harmfu l effects who were found to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.033 pmid:23790814 fatcat:frp5h2yqp5g3tppwyrpaosy3bu

Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Adolescents with Recurrent Headaches: A Pilot Feasibility Study

Toni Hesse, Laura G. Holmes, Vicki Kennedy-Overfelt, Lynne M. Kerr, Lisa L. Giles
2015 Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine  
Recurrent headaches cause significant burden for adolescents and their families. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) have been shown to reduce stress and alter the experience of pain, reduce pain burden, and improve quality of life. Research indicates that MBIs can benefit adults with chronic pain conditions including headaches. A pilot nonrandomized clinical trial was conducted with 20 adolescent females with recurrent headaches. Median class attendance was 7 of 8 total sessions; average
more » ... ss attendance was6.10±2.6. Adherence to home practice was good, with participants reporting an average of 4.69 (SD = 1.84) of 6 practices per week. Five participants dropped out for reasons not inherent to the group (e.g., extracurricular scheduling); no adverse events were reported. Parents reported improved quality of life and physical functioning for their child. Adolescent participants reported improved depression symptoms and improved ability to accept their pain rather than trying to control it. MBIs appear safe and feasible for adolescents with recurrent headaches. Although participants did not report decreased frequency or severity of headache following treatment, the treatment had a beneficial effect for depression, quality of life, and acceptance of pain and represents a promising adjunct treatment for adolescents with recurrent headaches.
doi:10.1155/2015/508958 pmid:26798398 pmcid:PMC4700163 fatcat:mvdtrbzltffrxmkgnmz5lwduwm

Irradiation abolishes smooth muscle investment into vascular lesions in specific vascular beds

Alexandra A.C. Newman, Richard A. Baylis, Daniel L. Hess, Steven D. Griffith, Laura S. Shankman, Olga A. Cherepanova, Gary K. Owens
2018 JCI Insight  
Once mice were anesthetized, 100 μl bupivacaine HCl (0.25% NDC 55150-167-10) was administered locally.  ...  Dead cells were eliminated from the analysis using Live-Dead Fixable Yellow (Thermo Fisher, L34959; 0.55 μl/ml).  ... 
doi:10.1172/jci.insight.121017 pmid:30089722 fatcat:zwshgsmubvbk7mypj5zv74cl5y

Understanding the radar backscattering from flooded and nonflooded Amazonian forests: Results from canopy backscatter modeling

Yong Wang, Laura L. Hess, Solange Filoso, John M. Melack
1995 Remote Sensing of Environment  
using multiwavelength imaging radars to detect flooding in Amazonian floodplain forests, we simulated the radar backscatter from a floodplain forest with a flooded or nonflooded ground condition at C-, L-  ...  When the leaf size was comparable to or larger than the wavelength of C-band, the leaf area index (LAI) had a large effect on the simulated C-band (not L-band or P-band) backscatter from the flooded and  ...  ., 1987; Hess et al., 1990 for a review).  ... 
doi:10.1016/0034-4257(95)00140-9 fatcat:qkwru56gfbblbd6nry4shjwd6e

Potencial alelopático da parte aérea de Senna occidentalis (L.) Link (Fabaceae, Caesalpinioideae): bioensaios em laboratório

Ana Carina da Silva Cândido, Valerí Schmidt, Valdemir Antônio Laura, Odival Faccenda, Sônia Corina Hess, Euclésio Simionatto, Marize Terezinha Lopes Pereira Peres
2010 Acta Botânica Brasílica  
Foram utilizadas três concentrações (250, 500, 1000 mg L-1) de cada fração e um controle não tratado, com quatro repetições de 50 sementes.  ...  fração etanol-água estimulou o crescimento da raiz de tomate e do hipocótilo de alface e inibiu o crescimento da raiz de cebola e trigo e, também, do coleóptilo de cebola, na concentração de 1000 mg L-  ...  Senna occidentalis (L.)  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0102-33062010000100025 fatcat:b22orgbakfhxnjgu4poamvkhwm

Floodplain land cover affects biomass distribution of fish functional diversity in the Amazon River

Caroline C. Arantes, Kirk O. Winemiller, Alex Asher, Leandro Castello, Laura L. Hess, Miguel Petrere, Carlos E. C. Freitas
2019 Scientific Reports  
Photos (by L. Fernandes and C. C.  ...  "Macro (obs)" matches the scale and sampling dates 3.0 10.0 40.0 Depth (m) 1.5 2.1 3.1 Dissolved oxygen (mg/l) Transparency (cm) Averages based on measurements in various locations within each habitat.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-52243-0 pmid:31723146 pmcid:PMC6853970 fatcat:t73gohpxvrdivfmufyesddqwfu

Modeling surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin using MOSART-Inundation v1.0: impacts of geomorphological parameters and river flow representation

Xiangyu Luo, Hong-Yi Li, L. Ruby Leung, Teklu K. Tesfa, Augusto Getirana, Fabrice Papa, Laura L. Hess
2017 Geoscientific Model Development  
et al., 2003 (Hess et al., , 2015 .  ...  et al., 2003 (Hess et al., , 2015 .  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1233-2017 pmid:32818050 pmcid:PMC7430250 fatcat:s3iiqopzmfbbncjbxljthgvsbq

Modeling surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin using MOSART-Inundation-v1.0: Impacts of geomorphological parameters and river flow representation

Xiangyu Luo, Hong-Yi Li, L. Ruby Leung, Teklu K. Tesfa, Augusto Getirana, Fabrice Papa, Laura L. Hess
2016 Geoscientific Model Development Discussions  
et al., 2003 (Hess et al., , 2015 .  ...  et al., 2003 (Hess et al., , 2015 .  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-210 fatcat:xw4dj4xqvrb4rpz7rhla3gjusm
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