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Forest regeneration and future stand trajectories following mountain pine beetle-caused lodgepole pine mortality
Author(s):Pelz, Kristen A.
A mountain pine beetle (MPB) (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak that began in the late 1990s has killed lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) on up to 10 million hectares in western North America. Over one million ...
Water management and reuse strategies for unconventional oil and gas fields
Author(s):Goodwin, Stephen A.
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Utilization of a canine cancer cell line (FACC) panel in comparative and translational studies of gene expression and drug sensitivity
Author(s):Fowles, Jared S.
Canine cancer is the leading cause of death in adult dogs. The use of the canine cancer model in translational research is growing in popularity due to the many biologic and genetic similarities it shares with human ...
Development and implementation of near-infrared ultrafast laser sources generated by nonlinear fiber propagation
Author(s):Domingue, Scott R.
This dissertation is broken up into three parts: (I) generating high-quality ultrafast pulses around 1060 nm, (II) using the pulses from part (I) to generate pulses around 1300 nm, and (III) analyzing newly developed ...
Autonomous management of cost, performance, and resource uncertainty for migration of applications to infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clouds
Author(s):Lloyd, Wes J.
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds abstract physical hardware to provide computing resources on demand as a software service. This abstraction leads to the simplistic view that computing resources are homogeneous ...
Revisiting the impact of a residence hall staff training class on the moral judgment development of college students
Author(s):Jacques, Kevin L.
This research study was an attempt to replicate a previous study completed in 1987 by McKelfresh. More specifically, this study examined the impact of RA training on moral judgment development as measured by the Defining ...
Discourse analysis of media coverage of climate change
This qualitative study uses discourse analysis to measure the influence of severe weather events on the coverage of climate change in the U.K. and U.S. news magazines over an eleven-year period from 1996 through 2006. ...
Analysis of root growth in two turfgrass species with minirhizotron and soil coring methods
Author(s):Young, Jason Scott
In this study root growth of a turf-type variety of inland saltgrass (Distichlis spicata L. Greene) (a native grass with varieties in development by Colorado State University) and Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) (a ...
Comparison of the use of sodium iodide and lanthanum bromide scintillation crystals for airborne surveys, A
Author(s):Bailey, Derek M.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Aerial Spectral Environmental Collection Technology (ASPECT) program performs aerial radiological and chemical characterization of geographical regions of interest. Airborne surveys ...
Author(s):Isaiah, Benjamin Hamilton
From the latter half of the twentieth century through the present, scientific experimentation, investigation, and observations allow our species to attain a level of unprecedented understanding of the physical world. Our ...