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Gwynne Tuell Potts

in George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

John and Ann Rogers Clark, along with their youngest children, joined their second son, George Rogers, in Louisville early in 1785. The Clark’s eldest son and daughter remained in Virginia with their ... More


A History of the Salton Sink

Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt

in Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235939
eISBN:
9780520929449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Salton Sink lies between the southern Coachella Valley and the northern Mexicali Valley. The long history of the Salton Trough ranges from its connection with the Gulf of California during the ... More


Measuring Recurrent Event Features in Univariate Data

Don Harding and Adrian Pagan

in The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167084
eISBN:
9781400880935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167084.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter begins with a discussion of why we would expect to find that the time spent in expansions (bull markets, etc.) would be much greater than the time spent in contractions (bear markets, ... More


Particles in monolayers and thin liquid films

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Small particles can adsorb strongly at fluid interfaces and form monolayers which can be studied using a Langmuir trough. For sufficiently large particles the monolayers can be viewed ... More


Animal welfare and ‘humane education’: new roles for women

Diana Donald

in Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430.00009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

At a time when women were beginning to find opportunities for voluntary public work under the aegis of philanthropic bodies, it became possible for them to take on leading roles in the new field of ... More


The Active Environment of the Ryukyus

Richard Pearson

in Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837129
eISBN:
9780824870980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837129.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides the geographical description of the Ryukyu Islands. The islands form a chain, 1,100 km long, which are composed of the Ryukyu Trench, the main island arc of sea mounts, an inner ... More


French Alps and Alpine Forelands

Yvonne Battiau-Queney

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The French Alps are the western part of the 1,200-km-long Alpine range extending eastward to the Vienna basin. They have the highest summits of the range, in the Mont-Blanc massif (4,807 m a.s.l.). ... More


Solar: A Renewable Energy Type

Paul F. Meier

in The Changing Energy Mix: A Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190098391
eISBN:
9780190098421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098391.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

There are two basic approaches for using solar energy to generate electricity. The first type, solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, uses semiconductors to convert sunlight into electricity. Crystalline ... More


| 1815–17 | 1815–17 Dynamical Research A.S. Ørsted's Dissent

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0032
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ørsted's lectures on physics and agricultural chemistry for fees. In 1815 he begins his monthly lectures on scientific discoveries and technical inventions. Up till 1848 he delivered altogether 237 ... More


Trace hlements in the Mamstem Amazon River

Patrick T. Seyler and Geraldo R. Boaventura

in The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195114317
eISBN:
9780197561140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195114317.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Measurements of trace metals in rivers are of substantial interest for researchers examining basic scientific questions related to geochemical weathering and transport and to scientists involved in ... More


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