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Overvoltage Research and Geophysical Applications by James R. Wait

By James R. Wait

Overvoltage examine and Geophysical functions offers with the topic of overvoltage (or brought on electric polarization) because it pertains to geophysical exploration. This publication provides the result of theoretical and experimental examine carried out among 1946 and 1958 to enquire overvoltage and subsidized by way of Newmont Mining company.
This e-book is made from 10 chapters and starts off with a quick evaluate of the background of Newmont's curiosity in overvoltage. the subsequent bankruptcy describes a concept for brought about polarization results (for step-function excitation), with specific connection with a mathematical formula that represents the quantity distribution of dipolar resources. The reader is then brought to a short theoretical derivation for the powerful conductivity and dielectric consistent of a homogeneous medium loaded with a uniform distribution of round engaging in debris. the next chapters discover the complicated conductivity of rocks as a functionality of frequency; laboratory reports of brought on polarization in mineralized and non-mineralized rock specimens; prompted polarization decay curves on rock specimens; and phenomena due to electrical polarization of rocks at low frequencies. a few electric brief measurements on igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks are provided. the ultimate bankruptcy considers a variety of motives of the traditional impression and describes induced-polarization experiments.
This monograph might be of curiosity to geophysicists.

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Methodologies and Results in Grapevine Research by Felicidad de Herralde, Robert Savé (auth.), Serge Delrot,

By Felicidad de Herralde, Robert Savé (auth.), Serge Delrot, Hipólito Medrano, Etti Or, Luigi Bavaresco, Stella Grando (eds.)

Grapevine is a crop of significant not pricey curiosity, and wine represents a multicultural background which has been turning out to be seeing that numerous milleniums. but, smooth viticulture needs to face a number of demanding situations. worldwide weather has elevated berry sugar content material (and alcohol within the wine) while phenolic and fragrant ripeness will not be regularly completed. Water provide is turning into shorter. New forms larger tailored to new weather conditions may have to be planted, that can have an effect on wine typicity. Phytochemical remedies are extra managed, and the patron will pay expanding consciousness to environmentally protection. New equipment lowering pesticide use, yet protecting yield and typicity, has to be designed. the current booklet illustrates the new growth made in ecophysiology, molecular and phone biology, and pathology of grapevine, in addition to in precision viticulture and berry composition. blend of those new instruments with box observations will undoubtly assist you to face the demanding situations defined above. those multidisciplinary contributions may be of curiosity to someone considering grapevine and wine activities.

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The Long View of Crime: A Synthesis of Longitudinal Research by Akiva M. Liberman (auth.), Akiva M. Liberman (eds.)

By Akiva M. Liberman (auth.), Akiva M. Liberman (eds.)

Criminology has lengthy been curious about many questions which are inherently longitudinal. what's the developmental life-course of legal habit? Is there one common offending trend or a number of offending styles? Which early probability components, if any, are strongly predictive of felony habit? Do specific interventions hinder or retard destiny felony behavior?

Longitudinal learn following contributors over a long time has distinctive power to reply to such questions, even supposing such reports take decades to behavior. Many longitudinal reviews of crime and delinquency initiated because the Nineteen Eighties have produced hundreds and hundreds of released papers, delivering an extraordinary chance to deal with such questions.

What have we discovered? The six experiences within the lengthy View of Crime synthesize findings from approximately 2 hundred papers from over 60 longitudinal reports. 3 issues guided the alternative of themes for overview: (a) a serious mass of reports; (b) an emphasis on longitudinal tools; and (c) coverage relevance.

The quantity specializes in youth. numerous adolescent reports are thought of at once, together with employment, gang involvement, and primary arrests. formative years is usually thought of when it comes to early adolescence, from a spotlight at the finish of formative years, and as located within the longer context of felony careers.

The quantity starts off with an advent and government precis, and concludes with a bankruptcy contemplating destiny instructions in utilizing longitudinal study to review reasons of delinquency. furthermore, an Appendix lists each one longitudinal research within the quantity besides crucial learn gains, and cross-lists the reviews with the reports. This exhibits which longitudinal reviews proficient every one subject, and in addition exhibits analytic possibilities now not but explored.

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Stimulated Recall Methodology in Second Language Research by Susan M. Gass

By Susan M. Gass

The technique of introspection, and particularly of prompted keep in mind, is gaining expanding acceptance in moment language learn. This publication presents a "how-to" advisor for researchers contemplating utilizing this system, contextualized inside of a heritage of the technique and a dialogue of its strengths and weaknesses. subject matters lined intensive contain: * examine questions for which this technique is (and isn't) well-suited, * getting ready for information assortment, * transcribing, coding, and reading influenced remember information, and * averting universal pitfalls within the use of this system. when it comes to demonstration, the authors stroll readers, step-by-step, via a number of experiences in numerous parts of moment language schooling that have used this method, together with L2 writing, interpreting, oral interplay, and interlanguage pragmatics. This ebook is one of the in LEA's moment Language Acquisition learn sequence facing particular facts assortment equipment or tools. each one of those monographs addresses the categories of study questions for which the method/instrument is most suitable, its underlying assumptions, a characterization of the method/instrument and prolonged description of its use, and difficulties linked to its use. for additional information approximately those volumes, please stopover at LEA's site at www.erlbaum.com.

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Cases on Distance Delivery and Learning Outcomes: Emerging by Deb Gearhart

By Deb Gearhart

The sector of distance schooling is continually altering with up-to-date developments in expertise and new practices built through practitioners all over the world. circumstances on Distance supply and studying results: rising developments and courses explores promising advancements and methods within the box of on-line studying, providing cutting edge strategies for winning concepts, organizational demanding situations, and skilled pitfalls of innovative expertise. This complex ebook presents academicians with a important choice of instances contributed by means of practitioners and specialists within the box of distance schooling.

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Homer: Comprehensive Research and Study Guide (Bloom's Major by Harold Bloom

By Harold Bloom

Homer, writer of the Iliad and the Odyssey, is the earliest of Greek authors whose works survived. either works are perfect versions of epic poetry and feature asserted a profound effect at the historical past of Western literature. This quantity bargains a whole serious portrait of Homer. This identify, Homer, a part of Chelsea condominium Publishers’ glossy serious perspectives sequence, examines the most important works of Homer via full-length serious essays via specialist literary critics. furthermore, this name encompasses a brief biography on Homer, a chronology of the author’s existence, and an introductory essay written by way of Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale collage.

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Leonid Storm Research by Peter Jenniskens, Frans J.M. Rietmeijer, Visit Amazon's Noah

By Peter Jenniskens, Frans J.M. Rietmeijer, Visit Amazon's Noah Brosch Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Noah Brosch, , Mark Fonda

This booklet will attract all researchers that experience an curiosity within the present Leonid showers. It comprises over 40 learn papers that current a number of the first observational result of the November 1999 Leonid meteor typhoon, the 1st typhoon saw via sleek looking at innovations. The publication is a primary glimpse of the big volume of data got in the course of NASA's Leonid Multi-Instrument plane crusade and groundbased campaigns through the international. It offers a very good assessment at the kingdom of meteor bathe study for any specialist researcher or novice meteor observer attracted to reviews of meteors and meteoroids and their relation to comets, the beginning of existence on the earth, the satellite tv for pc impression chance factor, and higher surroundings reports of impartial atom chemistry, the formation of meteoric particles, power trains, airglow, noctilucent clouds, sprites and elves.

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