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Ancient Mounds, Modern Meanings
Students at the University of Wisconsin and other residents of Madison encounter effigy mounds on an almost daily basis as they move throughout campus and the city. Mounds can be found on Observatory Hill (see Figure 1), ...
The Media, Groundwater, and Development: Scientific Input in the Arizona Daily Star, 2006
In 2006, the Arizona Daily Star, a newspaper based in Tucson, Arizona, paid significant attention to groundwater issues. Authors at the Star discussed groundwater and its connections to commercial, residential, and industrial ...
Land Use Strategies and Their Causal Forces in Rondonia, Brazil, With Special Reference to the Rondonia Natural Resources Management Project (PLANAFLORO)
This paper explores the factors contributing to the expansion of small-scale farming, ranching, logging, mining, and subsistence extraction as land use choices in Rondonia, Brazil. As a framework, these factors are grouped ...
A Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Fire Record from Appleman Lake, Indiana: The Use of Charcoal Analysis in Investigating Landscape Change
Charcoal analysis was conducted on a sediment core from Appleman Lake, Indiana. Appleman Lake is a kettle lake that was formed as the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated during the last deglaciation. Macroscopic charcoal ...
The Contribution of Global Transport on North American Carbon Monoxide Concentrations
Carbon monoxide, CO, is produced by natural and anthropogenic processes including biomass burning and fossil fuel usage and affects atmospheric chemistry through its roles as a sink for the hydroxyl radical (OH) and as ...
Streamflow response to changes in land cover and climate in Lower Michigan
Studies of the influence of basin land use on the hydrologic response of streams to climate change are limited, and have generally focused on individual land use types in isolation. Prediction of future hydrologic change ...