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Plasma Spectroscopy

Takashi Fujimoto

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198530282
eISBN:
9780191713149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530282.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book presents a theoretical framework of plasma spectroscopy, in which the observed spectral line intensities or the populations of excited levels of atoms or ions immersed in plasma are ... More


Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt: Population and Settlement

Alan Bowman

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reviews the evidence for the population of Roman Egypt and its distribution among different kinds and sizes of settlement — possibly 20 per cent of a (high count) population of 7.5 ... More


The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Andreas Osiander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the four major European peace congresses: Munster and Osnabrück (1644–1648), Utrecht (1712–1715), Vienna (1814–1815), and Paris (1919–1920) and shows how a prevailing consensus on ... More


Shifting the distribution

Richard F. Heller

in Evidence for Population Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter shows that shifting the distribution of a variable for the whole population is an important concept in the prevention of illness. A shift in the population distribution will reduce the ... More


Model-Based Inference for Distributions and Quantiles

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Model-based inference for distributions and quantiles extends the theory set out in previous chapters to where the target of inference is the finite population distribution function, rather than the ... More


INTRODUCTION

Takashi Fujimoto

in Plasma Spectroscopy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198530282
eISBN:
9780191713149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530282.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Several examples of observed spectra (i.e., the emission lines and continuum over a certain wavelength region) from various plasmas are introduced as targets to be treated in plasma spectroscopy, by ... More


The Role of Science

Gilles Saint-Paul

in The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128177
eISBN:
9781400838899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128177.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter describes the social sciences. Unlike the natural sciences, the social sciences are inevitably statistical. When documenting human behavior, for example, they can at most claim that a ... More


Sampling Fish Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the gear and methods for making field collections of planktonic fish eggs and larvae. It also introduces treatment and analysis of ichthyoplankton samples once they are ... More


Embedding Dynamic Field Theory in Neurophysiology

Sebastian Schneegans, Jonas Lins, and Gregor Schöner

in Dynamic Thinking: A Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199300563
eISBN:
9780190299026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300563.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The biological basis for dynamic fields (DF) lies in the activity patterns of neural populations in the brain. Populations of neurons with different tuning curves can represent metric values for ... More


Geographic Distribution

Theodore W. Pietsch

in Oceanic Anglerfishes: Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255425
eISBN:
9780520942554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255425.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the seasonal distribution, vertical distribution; distribution relative to physical, chemical, and biological parameters; and geographical distribution of anglerfishes. ... More


Climate Change and the Distribution of Peromyscus in Michigan: Is Global Warming Already Having an Impact?

Philip Myers, Barbara L. Lundrigan, and Robert Vande Kopple

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the impact of climate change on the distribution of two species of woodland mouse deer, Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis and Peromyscus leucopus, in Michigan. It explains that ... More


Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early ... More


The Post Glacial Distribution of New Zealand Mayflies

T. R. Hitchings

in International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the post-glacial population distribution of mayflies in New Zealand. It explains that the mayfly population was isolated after New Zealand was separated from Antarctica and the ... More


Brazilian Portuguese and the Ecology of (Post-)Colonial Brazil

J. Clancy Clements

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Vernacular Brazilian Portuguese (VBP) can be characterized by a variety of phonological and morpho-syntactic traits (13 are identified) that are rare to non-existent in Vernacular European ... More


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