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We Do Not Have the Power of Decision

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

Immediately after the Geneva conference, Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma traveled to Washington for talks with President Kennedy and his senior advisers. The primary concern of US officials was ... More


Karst: The Hydrogeological Basis of Civilization

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

A whole series of questions flows from Loy’s general understanding, such as: Was there a particular sort of land form associated with ancient Greek settlements? Were settlements always located at ... More


Greek Settlements and Karst Phenomena: Corinth and Syracuse

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

To get a sense of the relationship between karst geology and Greek settlement, we will look at examples from the Greek mainland, the islands of the Aegean, ... More


Urban Location Determinants: Argos, Gela, and Pergamon

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

A city is the locus of both sociocultural and physical-technical elements in a society. To begin to understand the importance of both kinds of factors, ancient cities are convenient examples to ... More


The Well-Watered Acropolis at Athens

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0031
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Persons with some knowledge of the Athenian acropolis are likely to be aware of the very early Mycenaean spring in the north-northwest quadrant, and of the still flowing Klepsydra Spring at the ... More


Discoveries About Greek Water Management

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0037
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Looking back through twenty years of work on this topic, I can sum up what I have learned under two major categories: general truths and site-specific insights. Within each of these categories, I ... More


Vadose Zone, Part I : Characterization and Flow Processes

Yoram Rubin

in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Many of the principles guiding stochastic analysis of flow and transport processes in the vadose zone are those which we also employ in the saturated zone, and which we have explored in earlier ... More


Vadose Zone, Part II : Transport

Yoram Rubin

in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

This chapter is an extension of our discussion on transport in chapters 7 to 10. Our goal here is to explore a few aspects of the transport problem which are unique to ... More


Soil and Plant Water

Peter B. Tinker and Peter Nye

in Solute Movement in the Rhizosphere

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124927
eISBN:
9780197561324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124927.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Water is of central importance in the transport of solutes, whether by diffusion or mass flow, and whether in soils or plants (Lösch 1995). It is also extremely important for the biota that live in ... More


Soil Physics

S. R. Juo, Anthony and Kathrin Franzluebbers

in Tropical Soils: Properties and Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195115987
eISBN:
9780197561157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195115987.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Soil physics deals with physical properties of soils such as soil texture, porosity, soil water, soil aeration, soil temperature, soil structure, and the influence of these properties on plant ... More


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