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Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Having examined the long-term institutional layering and sedimentation that has occurred, this chapter sets out to map out the topography of the state as it currently exists. In doing so, it succeeds ... More


Influences on Ecosystem Function II: Historical Perturbations in Small Lake Basins

Wayne L. Hamilton

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Reanalysis of previously published data on trends in sedimentation rates over time in eight small lakes in the northern range shows variations associated with elevation and character of lake basin ... More


Contradictions: Uncivilizing Pressures and Civil Repair

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Civil society must be recognized as always nested in the practical worlds of the uncivil spheres, and we must study the compromises and fragmentations, the “real” rather than merely the idealized ... More


Community ecology and Management of Salt Marshes

Jan P. Bakker, Dries P.J. Kuijper, and Julia Stahl

in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Communities at salt marshes feature interactions between sedimentation, nutrient availability, plant growth and natural herbivores such as geese and hares. We elucidate these interactions along a ... More


A Sign of Quality: Bouhours and the Polite Circle

Richard Scholar

in The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199274406
eISBN:
9780191706448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274406.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines uses of the je-ne-sais-quoi in polite literature, particularly Bouhours and his contemporary the Chevalier de Méré, to refer to an imperceptible sign of social quality and ... More


The Political and the Impossibility of Society: Ernesto Laclau

Oliver Marchart

in Post-Foundational Political Thought: Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624973
eISBN:
9780748672066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624973.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The assumption that the political has been systematically ‘absorbed’ by the social places the Laclauian enterprise in the framework of theories that share Carl Schmitt's neutralisation thesis and ... More


The Forces That Shape the Quality of the Archaeological Record, I: The Mixing of Archaeological Data

Charles Perreault

in The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

To identify what processes can be studied we need to understand the forces that shape the quality of the archaeological record. Here are examined the forces that mix archaeological material – i.e. ... More


The Forces That Shape the Quality of the Archaeological Record, II: The Loss of Archaeological Data

Charles Perreault

in The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

I examine the forces that lead to the loss of information and archaeological material. The forces of loss include preservation loss and observation loss. Preservation loss describes the physical ... More


Sedimentation of Meaning in the Concepts of Nature and the Environment

James Carey

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A concern of present-day philosophy is the problem identified by Edmund Husserl as “sedimentation.” This chapter looks at this concept. In time, sedimentation occurs—sedimentation not only of the ... More


Tuning the Atoms

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the nineteenth century, the study of spectra brought the music of the spheres to the atomic level. Anders Jonas Ångstrom’s initial treatment of the bright spectral lines of hydrogen relied on ... More


Foucault, Cavaillès, and Husserl on the Historical Epistemology of the Sciences

David Hyder

in Science and the Life-World: Essays on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756044
eISBN:
9780804772945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756044.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the relations between Husserl and later French authors such as Jean Cavailles and Michel Foucault, who transform Husserl's transcendental project into a form of linguistic ... More


Concepts, Facts, and Sedimentation in Experimental Science

Friedrich Steinle

in Science and the Life-World: Essays on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756044
eISBN:
9780804772945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756044.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter shows how Husserl's ideas may be fruitfully extended and applied in historical research in the experimental sciences, in this case, chemistry. It considers some notions that appear to be ... More


Husserl on the Origins of Geometry

Ian Hacking

in Science and the Life-World: Essays on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756044
eISBN:
9780804772945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756044.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines the foundations of mathematics, focusing on The Origin of Geometry, an appendix to the Crisis. It notes that Husserl is one of those philosophers who is awed by mathematics, ... More


Anthropogenic habitats

Lawrence R. Walker

in The Biology of Disturbed Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575299
eISBN:
9780191774836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575299.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Humans evolved within the limits presented by natural disturbances but have gradually increased the number and spatial extent of anthropogenic disturbances. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing ... More


Demography, Dispersal, and Connectivity of Populations

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster

in The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520278868
eISBN:
9780520961098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278868.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the abiotic environment of giant kelp. Macrocystis requires a hard substratum for settlement and attachment, water temperatures between about 4°C and 20°C, sea-bottom light ... More


Retention of nutrients and sediment by vegetation

Marc Conte, Driss Ennaanay, Guillermo Mendoza, Michael Todd Walter, Stacie Wolny, David Freyberg, Erik Nelson, and Luis Solorzano

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents spatially explicit models that quantify and value the nutrient and sediment retention provided by vegetative lands. Data-sparse tier 1 biophysical models use the hydraulic ... More


Measuring the meaning of emotion words: A domain-specific componential approach1

Klaus R. Scherer

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

It is suggested that the features of the meaning of all emotion words must be determined by the specific nature of emotion as a biopsychosocial phenomenon and that thus the nature and definition of ... More


Promises delivered, future opportunities, and challenges for the GRID paradigm1

Johnny J. R. Fontaine, Klaus R. Scherer, and Cristina Soriano

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses to what extent the GRID instrument allows the study of the meaning of emotion terms from multidisciplinary perspectives and multiple theoretical approaches. First the GRID ... More


Urban Runoff

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the characteristics of the stormwater flow that runs off of urban impervious surfaces. It describes in detail the high flows of short duration, called “flashy flows,” that ... More


Responses in Streams and Groundwater

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter covers streams and groundwater, discussing their interconnection with wetlands and riparian systems. Groundwater recharge occurs across an entire watershed depending on precipitation and ... More


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