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Dynamics of marine ecosystems: integration through models of physical-biological interactions

Brad de Young, Francisco E. Werner, Harold Batchelder, François Carlotti, Øyvind Fiksen, Eileen E. Hofmann, Suam Kim, Michio J. Kishi, and Hidekatsu Yamazaki

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

GLOBEC studies have greatly expanded our understanding of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, in particular demonstrating the importance of life history dynamics in determining the ... More


Time Integration Schemes

Gary A. Glatzmaier

in Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141725
eISBN:
9781400848904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141725.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter focuses on time integration schemes, including fourth-order accurate Runge–Kutta and predictor-corrector schemes as well as schemes that allow larger time steps (and therefore fewer ... More


ORIGIN AND STABILITY

Ted Janssen, Gervais Chapuis, and Marc de Boissieu

in Aperiodic Crystals: From Modulated Phases to Quasicrystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567776
eISBN:
9780191718335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567776.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the mechanisms for creating aperiodicity. It then discusses the Landau theory of phase transitions, semi-microscopic models, composites, electronic ... More


The World in a Machine: Origins and Impacts of Early Computerized Global Systems Models

Paul N. Edwards

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the origins of two types of simulation models, namely numerical models of weather and climate, and world-dynamics models that are offshoots of a general method known as “system ... More


Biomechanical Models of the Head-Neck System

Johannes Dimnet

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In this chapter, a classification of biomechanical models of the head-neck system is proposed. Generally, these models are developed to study the responses of head-neck structures to impact and ... More


Larval Transport in the Coastal Zone: Biological and Physical Processes

Jesús Pineda and Nathalie Reyns (eds)

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786962
eISBN:
9780191829086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786962.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Larval transport is fundamental to several ecological processes, yet it remains unresolved for the majority of systems. We define larval transport, and describe its components, namely, larval ... More


Remelting and Addition of Alloy Components

Thorvald Abel Engh, Geoffrey K. Sigworth, and Anne Kvithyld

in Principles of Metal Refining and Recycling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198811923
eISBN:
9780191850035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811923.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses our scientific understanding of alloying. Class I alloy additions have a melting point lower than the bulk melt temperature, whereas class II additions have a melting point ... More


Principles of Metal Refining and Recycling

Thorvald Abel Engh, Geoffrey K. Sigworth, and Anne Kvithyld

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198811923
eISBN:
9780191850035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811923.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Covers the field of recycling and refining of metals. An important point the book stresses is that the principles are the same in the treatment of various different metals. The book answerd why it is ... More


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