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Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Sharon K. Collinge and Chris Ray (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Many infectious diseases of recent concern, including malaria, cholera, plague, and Lyme disease, have emerged from complex ecological communities involving multiple hosts and their associated ... More


Animal origins of SARS Coronavirus: possible links with the international trade in small carnivores

Diana J. Bell, Scott Roberton, and Paul R. Hunter

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the search for the wildlife reservoir of SARS-CoV. It starts by presenting the case for extending the search for the zoonotic reservoir in terms of both geographical area and ... More


Community epidemiology

Sharon K. Collinge and Chris Ray

in Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The purpose of this book is to highlight exciting recent advances in theoretical and empirical research which has been conducted towards a greater understanding of the importance of community ... More


Quantum noise and dissipation

J. C. Garrison and R. Y. Chiao

in Quantum Optics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198508861
eISBN:
9780191708640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508861.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Dissipation and noise are treated by dividing the world into the sample and the environment. For weak sample-environment coupling, the environment is modeled by one or more reservoirs, represented by ... More


Wadi Natrun in Geologic History

Maged S.A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa

in Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun: Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162602
eISBN:
9781617970474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162602.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the geological environment of Wadi Natrun that made it possible to establish and sustain such a vibrant community in that part of the Western Desert of Egypt. The geological ... More


Mercury Hotspots in Freshwater Ecosystems: Drivers, Processes, and Patterns

Celia Y. Chen, Charles T. Driscoll, and Neil C. Kamman

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Studies conducted in a wide range of freshwater ecosystems have revealed specific suites of attributes that predispose certain ecosystems to being sites of elevated MeHg bioaccumulation in fish and ... More


Public Works Administration

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This part of the text presents the English translation of six chapters in Book X of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates. The chapters discuss the following: cultivating and ... More


Operation Swing—The Thrust North and the “Swing: 23d Infantry Regiment, 4–14 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

While the 3d Battalion pushed east along the road paralleling the Soyang River and the 1st Battalion guarded the rear and right flank, the French Battalion on the left and the 2d Battalion in the ... More


Hwach’on Dam– Attacks in the West: 1st cavalry Division, 9–10 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In early April, as the 23d Infantry Regiment of the 2d Division (X Corps) engaged in Operation Swing to clear the enemy from the southeastern end of the Hwach'on Reservoir, the 1st Cavalry Division ... More


Aborted States of Development?: Haiti's Historical Revenants, Post-Duvalier's Daughters

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A woman named Dédée Bazile, more popularly known as Défilée-la-Folle, became a revolutionary figure, and she is the focal point of this chapter. The first section of the chapter gives a historical ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Water Management Initiatives in China: A Case of Small, Multipurpose Reservoirs

Shahbaz Mushtaq

in The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199934386
eISBN:
9780199333028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934386.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As new projects must be undertaken to deal with problems related to economic growth, population growth, and climate change, cost-benefit analysis will play a crucial role in identifying projects that ... More


The Total Systematization of a River and the Limitations of “Totalitarianism”: Industry, Agriculture, and Physical Models in the Pyrenees

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1940 and 1967, some three hundred reservoirs were built in Spain both for agricultural and industrial purposes, thereby changing the appearance and economy of the country. Jumping from the ... More


The Unseen World

Krister Dylan Knapp

in William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter seven concentrates on James's theory of immortality, focusing on his explanation of the supposed communications from the dead. It establishes that his study of trance states in Spiritualist ... More


Issues of Unsustainability Related to Water

Motomu Ibaraki

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses some issues of unsustainability related to water. It begins with an overview of hydrological systems and water resources, including variations in water budgets. It then ... More


Processes and Responses

Jochen Rau

in Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199595068
eISBN:
9780191844300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595068.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Thermodynamic processes involve energy exchanges in the forms of work, heat, or particles. Such exchanges might be reversible or irreversible, and they might be controlled by barriers or reservoirs. ... More


The Skills You Need to Play the Contents of the Song Reservoir

in “Do You Know …?”: The Jazz Repertoire in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239217
eISBN:
9780226239224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239224.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Individual players, musical groups performing together for one or many nights, and local and national communities of players put together their performances by picking material from the large ... More


Translating Cool: Cinematic Exchange between Hong Kong, Hollywood and Bollywood

Rashna Wadia Richards

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film historians have long noted the various intertexts of Bollywood cinema, which has historically evolved from the intermingling of Sanskrit drama, folk mythology, Parsi theatre, and ancient ... More


Effects of Dams on Habitat and Aquatic Biodiversity

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Flow regulation by dams often disrupts the diversity of riverine habitats. Prolonged stable flows of particular levels can be damaging to fish, invertebrates, and vegetation. Pulsed reservoir ... More


High-temperature cuprate superconductors

A.V. Narlikar

in Superconductors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199584116
eISBN:
9780191747496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584116.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the basic features of high-Tc cuprate superconductors (HTS cuprates) in terms of their structure and properties. Structure-wise, all are layered perovskite or related compounds ... More


Weather Control as State Tool on the Home Front

Kristine C. Harper

in Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437231
eISBN:
9780226437378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437378.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines efforts to use weather control techniques for domestic purposes and discusses three such cases. Project Skyfire, a US Forest Service project, sought to reduce lightning strikes, ... More


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