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Polyphosphazenes

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Inorganic Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

Polyphosphazenes comprise by far the largest class of inorganic macromolecules. At least 700 different polymers of this type have been synthesized, with a range of ... More


Microbial Processes in the Alaskan Boreal Forest

Joshua P. Schimel and F. Stuart Chapin III

in Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Forest ecosystems typically occur in moderate environments where growing season rainfall is adequate to support tree growth and where nongrowing season ... More


Patterns of Biogeochemistry in Alaskan Boreal Forests

David W. Valentine and Knut Kielland

in Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

As the northernmost forest on Earth, boreal forests endure a combination of environmental challenges common only in subalpine forests elsewhere: extremely ... More


Biphasic Reaction Engineering

L. K. Doraiswamy

in Organic Synthesis Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195096897
eISBN:
9780197560822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195096897.003.0027
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The chemical equilibria of many industrially important organic reactions in aqueous solutions are often displaced in the direction of the reactants, ... More


How the Soil Supplies Nutrients

Robert E. White

in Soils for Fine Wines

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195141023
eISBN:
9780197561768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195141023.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Most plants need 16 elements to grow normally and reproduce. Some of these el­ements are required in relatively large concentrations, ideally >1,000 mg/kg (0.1%) in ... More


Theater for the Masses

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter four takes off from the urgent attempt on the part of Venezuela’s Founding Fathers to erect a theatre of political representation during the brief interval known as the First Republic. After ... More


Scenes of the Imaginary, I: The Fragile Collection

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Moving beyond the historical approach of the previous chapter, in this chapter “The Fragile Collection” or “Gallery of Notables” is approached in more paradigmatic terms, as a crystallized ... More


Humane and efficient capture and handling methods for carnivores

Gilbert Proulx, Marc R. L. Cattet, and Roger A. Powell

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes a wide range of methods available to capture terrestrial and aquatic carnivores. It begins by examining mechanical capture methods, which include restraining traps that allow ... More


Vagrancy and Comparative Racialization in Huckleberry Finn and “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad”

Hsuan L. Hsu

in Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880416
eISBN:
9781479843404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880416.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the legal and cultural connections between vagrancy and racialization by focusing on the ways in which the relative immobilization of Chinese, Native American, and black bodies ... More


Using applied physiology to better manage and conserve the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)

Anna J. Haw, Andrea Fuller, and Leith C.R. Meyer

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), one of five remaining rhinoceros species, is particularly sensitive to etorphine, the opioid drug used for chemical capture. As a result, capture often ... More


Macronutrients—Nitrogen

Robert F. Keefer

in Handbook of Soils for Landscape Architects

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121025
eISBN:
9780197561270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121025.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Important considerations concerning nitrogen in plants include the amount of nitrogen required, the forms of nitrogen (inorganic and organic) present in plant tissue, the ways that nitrogen is used ... More


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