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Livelihood Shifts in Hausa Niger: the Gendered Impacts of Climate and Social Change
The goal of this thesis is two-fold: 1) to clarify the ways in which households of a village in the climate-volatile Sahel deal with both biophysical stresses and with social change which may or may not be related, and ...
Vegetation and climate changes at Spicer Lake, Indiana, during the Holocene
Many paleoclimate studies have shown that the midcontinent of North America experienced a warmer and drier-than-present climate during the early and middle Holocene and relatively humid climate during the late Holocene, ...
Implications of Climate Change Driven Flooding in the McCaslin Brook Watershed
Locate parcels affected by flooding due to changes in precipitation in the McCaslin Brook Watershed in Oconto County, WI. A series of precipitation scenarios based on climate models are evaluated to assess local climate ...
Changes in Nitrogen Cycling During Tropical Forest Secondary Succession on Abandoned Pastures
Nitrogen (N) plays two important roles in Earth's climate. As a plant nutrient, the availability of N affects plant growth and the uptake of carbon (C) from the atmosphere into plant biomass. The accumulation of C in ...
The Social Dimensions of Livestock Mobility: Climate Risk, Information Networks, and Resource Governance in Central Senegal
This case study of institutions for information transfer among agropastoralists in Senegal builds on current literature on the human dimensions of climate change, environmental governance, and pastoral mobility. Focusing ...