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Selling the Super Collider, 1983–88

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The SSC had to be “sold” to Congress and US taxpayers, for a project costing billions of dollars required strong public support. Central Design Group physicists kept Congress and its staffers ... More


Primary Production: Guiding Principles and Standards for Measurement

Timothy J. Fahey and Alan K. Knapp

in Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168662
eISBN:
9780199790128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168662.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

A uniform guiding set of principles and standards is needed to provide conformity of primary production measurements even though specific procedures must be adapted to accommodate the unique features ... More


Site Classification and Selection

Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, and Megan N. Dethier

in Monitoring Rocky Shores

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

For any intertidal zone sampling program, site selection probably has the greatest influence on the overall program design. Unless sampling is intentionally confined to one location, and site ... More


Monitoring Rocky Shores

Steven Murray

J. Stanford and R.L. Newell (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247284
eISBN:
9780520932715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247284.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Monitoring changes in the intertidal zone of rocky shores has never been more critical. This sensitive habitat at the interface of land and ocean may well be the marine equivalent of the canary in a ... More


Response of Greater Sage-Grouse to the Conservation Reserve Program in Washington State

Michael A. Schroeder and W. Matthew Vander Haegen

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This study examined the relationship between the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands and Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Washington state including an assessment of population ... More


Organizing Site Visits: Methodological Considerations

Martha MacDonald

in Creative Teamwork: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190862268
eISBN:
9780190862299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862268.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Organizing Site Visits: Methodological Considerations considers the practical challenges of team ethnography fieldwork. The selection of sites and organization of the site visit are central to the ... More


The influence of predation on the location and design of nests

M.C. Mainwaring, S.J. Reynolds, and K. Weidinger

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The risk of predation is ubiquitous for birds and natural selection favours those individuals with effective anti-predator responses. Accordingly, breeding birds employ a wide range of defences ... More


Building the Infrastructure in the 1970s

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines grape growing and wine making in eastern North America in the 1970s. Long before there was any real knowledge of the importance of site selection, people planted grapes on the ... More


Control of invertebrate occupants of nests

I. López-Rull and C. Macías Garcia

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Avian nests are built to provide a secure, insulated environment for the developing chicks. This, inevitably, also provides a convenient habitat for their ectoparasites—bugs, mites, ticks, flies and ... More


Plot and transect censuses

Tiffany M. Doan

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the differences between plot and transect techniques in general, including requirements for robust plot and transect surveys, the process of site selection, and the common ... More


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