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Biomass for residential and commercial heating in a remote Canadian aboriginal community

James D. Stephen, Warren E. Mabee, Amadeus Pribowo, Sean Pledger, Randy Hart, Sheldon Tallio, Gary Q. Bull
2016 Renewable Energy  
This research sought to determine the techno-economic feasibility of increasing biomass utilization for space and hot water heating in remote, off-grid communities in Canada and abroad using a two-option  ...  It was determined that biomass has the potential to reduce heat costs, reduce the cost of electricity subsidization for electrical utilities, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase energy independence  ...  The authors also thank BC Hydro for its willingness to provide data and to discuss the potential for bioenergy projects in the Bella Coola Valley microgrid.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.renene.2015.08.048 fatcat:ve3q7o7kj5cnplsna6nj2pggja

Contrasting seismic risk for Santiago, Chile, from near-field and distant earthquake sources

Ekbal Hussain, John R. Elliott, Vitor Silva, Mabé Vilar-Vega, Deborah Kane
2020 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
We use high-resolution stereo satellite imagery and imagery-derived digital elevation models to accurately map the trace of the San Ramón Fault, a recently recognised active fault located along the eastern  ...  The rapid expansion of cities, particularly in low-income nations, has enabled the economic and social development of millions of people.  ...  This work has been supported by the NERC/AHRC/ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) awarded to the Seismic Cities project (grant number  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1533-2020 fatcat:cqinfqkryvbv5ek5knnptqu6kq

Public opinion and wood energy [chapter]

2014 Wood Energy in Developed Economies  
energy uses and the role for public policy to foster efficient use of the most widely consumed renewable energy in the world.  ...  This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a reference book that compiles the most recent wood energy assessments, and evaluates current and potential future wood  ...  Such levels of detail allow for an effective analysis of trends and developments in the sector and a reliable assessment of data quality.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315884417-10 fatcat:kccs32kkafforjjq6ts3nnwv7y

A Revision of Species Diversity in the Neotropical GenusOreobates(Anura: Strabomantidae), with the Description of Three New Species from the Amazonian Slopes of the Andes

Jose M. Padial, Juan C. Chaparro, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher, Juan M. Guayasamin, Edgar Lehr, Amanda J. Delgado, Marcos Vaira, Mauro Teixeira, Rodrigo Aguayo, Ignacio De La Riva
2012 American Museum Novitates  
Molecular and morphological evidence support the existence of 23 species within Oreobates, and three additional candidate species (Oreobates sp.  ...  We revisit species diversity within Oreobates (Anura: Strabomantidae) by combining molecular phylogenetic analyses of the 16S rRNA amphibian barcode fragment with the study of the external morphology of  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful to the following persons for the loan of specimens, support and/or space provided at their institutions: D. Frost  ... 
doi:10.1206/3752.2 fatcat:mlx5z6bhsbbofcwpo5cjgnpyjq

Land Suitability Analysis for Potato Crop in the Jucusbamba and Tincas Microwatersheds (Amazonas, NW Peru): AHP and RS–GIS Approach

Daniel Iliquín Trigoso, Rolando Salas López, Nilton B. Rojas Briceño, Jhonsy O. Silva López, Darwin Gómez Fernández, Manuel Oliva, Lenin Quiñones Huatangari, Renzo E. Terrones Murga, Elgar Barboza Castillo, Miguel Ángel Barrena Gurbillón
2020 Agronomy  
Built-up areas (archaeological sites, urban and road networks) and bodies of water were discarded from this study (4.64 km2).  ...  Therefore, our aim is to assess land suitability for potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) farming in the Jucusbamba and Tincas microwatersheds located in Amazonas, in order to improve land-use planning and enhance  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Agronomy 2020, 10, 1898  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy10121898 fatcat:3mnc2arnincljatamvxneiumb4

Applied Antineutrino Physics 2018 Proceedings [article]

M. Bergevin, N. Bowden, H. P. Mumm, M. Verstraeten, J. Park, B. Han, Y. Shitov, A.P. Serebrov, A. Onillon, G. Karagiorgi, K. Nakajima, P. Chimenti, J. Coleman (+11 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Proceedings for the 14th installment of Applied Antineutrino Physics (AAP) workshop series.  ...  (This is what I call building the Yellow Brick Road of scientific progress... no map, it just happens).  ...  the way to a better future.  ... 
arXiv:1911.06834v2 fatcat:dzummup6nfanlcttskvlkoraym

Digital Evolution for Ecology Research: A Review

Emily Dolson, Charles Ofria
2021 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution  
These platforms have been used to great effect as a controlled system in which to conduct evolutionary experiments and develop novel evolutionary theory.  ...  We argue for the value of further ecological research in digital evolution systems and present some particularly promising directions for further research.  ...  “MABE 2.0: an introduction to MABE and a road map for the future of MABE development,” in Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, GECCO '19 (New York, NY: Association  ... 
doi:10.3389/fevo.2021.750779 fatcat:kcudtxl5yra7hpb2cjvz3zhlba

What does 'green' open access mean? Tracking twelve years of changes to journal publisher self-archiving policies

Elizabeth Gadd, Denise Troll Covey
2016 Journal of Librarianship and Information Science  
Figure 5 5 Introduction of restrictions and conditions over time* mapped against the introduction of a paid open access option *No data was available for 2010.InFigure 5the bars marked 'Restrictions on  ...  We recommend that open access advocates, institutions, funders and authors revisit together the open access future they would like to see, and create a new grading system to define and guide that future  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961000616657406 fatcat:xqqflmfcsnhe5okwmcej56lblq

Policy Toolkit Typology

François Aze, Soraya Molinero, Suzi Tart, Estibaliz Sanvicente, Niall Dunphy, Breffní Lennon, Alexandra Revez, Stephen Axon, Jayne Woolford
2017 Zenodo  
Therefore, new and alternative behavioural approaches are increasingly being developed in a range of policy areas, providing a broader mix of policy options available to policymakers.  ...  To date, most of the policymaking efforts to obtain a low-carbon energy system and to reduce the environmental impact of energy consumption have focused on energy-efficient technologies and renewable energy  ...  We are grateful for everyone who gave their time and energy to this project.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3479396 fatcat:7dao44kb6zdythwebg2zj5l2hu

Response of 'Royal Gala' apple to multiple applications of chemical thinners and the dynamics of fruitlet drop

John Cline, Catherine J. Bakker, Amanda Gunter
2018 Canadian Journal of Plant Science  
INTRODUCTION The soil survey conducted to gather information for the maps and text of this report was actually a resurvey of the former counties of Norfolk and Haldimand .  ...  Peanuts may be an important crop in the future on these sandy soils as a supplement to, or replacement for, tobacco . Table 3 indicates some recent trends in the number and size of farms.  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjps-2018-0060 fatcat:5trrcm56l5d5ph4a4zeapqytye


Stephen J. Dinsmore, Gary C. White, Fritz L. Knopf
2002 Ecology  
In an attempt to improve nest survival estimation procedures, we introduce the nest survival model now available in the program MARK and demonstrate its use on a nesting study of Mountain Plovers (Charadrius  ...  We found no evidence for yearly differences or an effect of maximum daily temperature on the daily nest survival of Mountain Plovers.  ...  INTRODUCTION The study of nest survival is a critical component of the study of the breeding biology of birds.  ... 
doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2002)083[3476:atfman];2 fatcat:wykngylnrzbvbajjfazzztecli

Full Issue PDF

Dwayne Lepitzki
2019 Canadian field-naturalist  
The City of Windsor provided permission to conduct surveys in city parks and protected places. Tim Haan of the Natural Heritage Information Centre, OMNRF, produced the map.  ...  The surveys and the collection of voucher specimens within provincially protected areas were conducted under a Letter of Authorization to Conduct Research in a Provincial Park or Conservation Reserve issued  ...  Introduction Roadkill is a threat for many species of amphibians (Ashley and Robinson 1996; Andrews et al. 2008) , and they are often the vertebrate group most commonly killed on roads (Ashley and Robinson  ... 
doi:10.22621/cfn.v133i2.2409 fatcat:54klrk2j45azvewvbr3gev36vm

Current Trends in Computer-Assisted Instruction [chapter]

Patrick Suppes
1979 Advances in Computers  
I am indebted to Lee Blaine for several useful comments, and to Blaine as well as Robert Laddaga, James McDonald, Arvin Levine, and William Sanders for drawing upon their work in the Institute for Mathematical  ...  Studies in the Social Sciences at Stanford.  ...  impressive and is certainly a portent of the way computer graphics will be used in the future for the teaching of physics.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0065-2458(08)60584-7 fatcat:p2wlwc7prjadvibfnp6guc7yca

Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review

Giancarlo F. Frosio
2014 Social Science Research Network  
106 For a discussion and collection of empirical data regarding the motivations, personal attributes and behavioural patterns of those who are engaged in producing free/libre and open source software (  ...  FLOSS), see Paul A David and Joseph Shapiro, 'Community-  ...  : An Introduction' in Lucie Guibault and P Brent Hugenholtz (eds), The Future of the Public Domain: Identifying the Commons In Information Law (Kluwer Law International 2006) 1.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2697412 fatcat:po3pq3dhebcebme3loceef2fgq

Proceeding 14th ADRI 2017 International Conference and Call for Papers Bali

Ahmad Talib
2017 Zenodo  
Besides, the paper included in this proceeding could bring new inspiration for the readers to have research and strengthen the results of research.  ...  Doing research is one of the most important for the lecturers in the higher education institution, such as university, institute and others.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank RISTEK DIKTI for funding this research through the Hibah PEKERTI 2017. This study is part of a comprehensive research.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5094255 fatcat:t34xikj265gstph62ewatedm4m
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