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The Population Dynamics of Mental Disorders

William W. Eaton, Pierre Alexandre, Ronald C. Kessler, Silvia S. Martins, Preben Bo Mortensen, George W. Rebok, Carla L. Storr, and Kimberly Roth

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter estimates rates of incidence of specific disorders and charts them for each sex across the life span, consistent with the life course epidemiological approach, which is highly useful to ... More


Catchments

John Elder

in Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, culture and environment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992781
eISBN:
9781526104427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992781.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

‘Catchment’ is the word by which Tim Robinson designates a unit of the Earth’s surface bounded by higher edges and within which springs, rainfall and smaller tributaries converge, in most cases ... More


A Journey to the End of the World

Andrew Fear

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter looks at pilgrimage to the temple of Melqart–Herakles at Cadiz in Southern Spain. The temple, whose rites remained firmly Punic throughout its existence, drew a large number of ... More


Stream Ecosystem Responses to Fire: The First Ten Years

G. Wayne Minshall, Todd V. Royer, and Christopher T. Robinson

in After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes stream ecosystem responses to fire. The fundamental importance of disturbance in stream ecosystem dynamics and, in particular, of maintaining a heterogeneous or patchy habitat ... More


Public Space

Erich Goode

in The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The aggregation and dispersal of people in a public space potentiate and may facilitate certain types of behaviour, deviant as well as conventional. Moreover, multiple factors potentiate aggregation ... More


Adapting to Climate Change

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/9780520273696.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Aquatic ecosystems are particularly sensitive to climate change due to the high heat capacity of water, the probability of altered thermal regimes, and changes to coupled thermal-hydrological ... More


Effects of Catchment Change and River-Corridor Engineering

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/9780520273696.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Every environmental flow assessment has a catchment context with a particular “human footprint.” Human transformation of the global water cycle inevitably impacts receiving aquatic ecosystems both ... More


Trade Show Specialization and Territorial Specialization

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

After examining paradigmatic views on the relationship between trade shows and their underlying economic geographies, based on the structure–agency debate in the social sciences, this chapter ... More


The Abiotic Frame and Adaptations to Cope with Abiotic Constraints

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

in The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198713593
eISBN:
9780191781902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713593.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter draws up the abiotic frame for organisms set by the physical and chemical properties of a specific ecosystem. The abiotic frame is a combination of several features, including wind, ... More


Freshwater ecosystems

Pierre Taberlet, Aurélie Bonin, Lucie Zinger, and Eric Coissac

in Environmental DNA: For Biodiversity Research and Monitoring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198767220
eISBN:
9780191821387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767220.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 12 “Freshwater ecosystems” focuses on the study of freshwater organisms via eDNA analysis. It addresses the particularities of the production, persistence, transport, and detectability of ... More


Physical Choices for Water Supply Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the strategies for improving effective availability of water in terms of quality and quantity in urban areas for sustaining water supplies to meet the growing demands. This is ... More


Freshwaters and farming: Impacts of land use and management on the biodiversity of rivers and ditches

Rosalind F. Shaw, Alison E. Poole, Ruth E. Feber, Eva M. Raebel, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Freshwater resources are of vital importance in sustaining human populations and activities. The biodiversity of freshwater systems in agricultural land can be negatively affected by agricultural ... More


Environmental Dimensions: Protection, Conservation, and Sustainable Use of Water

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on environmental dimensions of water. The first section of this chapter reproduces general environmental law instruments relevant in the context of protection and conservation of ... More


Water Flow in Three Dimensions

Marco Bittelli, Gaylon S. Campbell, and Fausto Tomei

in Soil Physics with Python: Transport in the Soil–Plant–Atmosphere System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199683093
eISBN:
9780191763175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683093.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

In this chapter, the equations and numerical solutions presented in Chapter 8 are extended to a three-dimensional network for application at the catchment scale. The simulation domain is a ... More


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