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Colorado's preschool to postsecondary education alignment act: a qualitative approach exploring the policymaking process
Within the last 30 years, state initiated education policy reform sharply rose throughout the United States. Among the myriad of reforms, establishing increased collaboration between traditionally separated P12 and higher ...
Investigating contributions to elevated surface ozone in the Colorado Front Range during summer 2015
Tropospheric ozone (O3) is a significant pollutant in the Colorado Front Range. The northern Front Range metropolitan area (NFRMA) has exceeded the U.S. EPA national ambient air quality standard for O3 since 2008. While ...
Material culture, social networks, and the Chinese of Ouray, Colorado, 1880-1920
Author(s):Knee, Alexis Ryan
This study examines a sample of artifacts recovered from the Vanoli Site (5OR30) encompassing a privy and trash midden located directly behind an historic Chinese laundry. Previous research in Overseas Chinese archaeology ...
"It's my soul's responsibility": understanding activists' gendered experiences in anti-fracking grassroots organizations in Northern Colorado
Author(s):Kizewski, Amber Lynn
Previous research highlights the relationship between gender and activism in various environmental justice (EJ) grassroots oriented contexts, including but not limited to: the coalfields of Central Appalachia, Three Mile ...
Quantifying and utilizing urban forest residues within Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley, Colorado for 2008
Author(s):Nash, Kendra Anne
Throughout the United States large amounts of urban forest residues (UFRs) are generated by homeowners, landscape maintenance, and tree care companies as a result of managing urban forests. This study primarily focuses on ...
Modeling Culex tarsalis Coquillett abundance on the northern Colorado Front Range using a landscape-level approach
Endemic and emerging vector-borne diseases are major health problems, and some of them are unlikely to be eliminated regardless of control efforts. The applications for remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) ...
Beet borderland: Hispanic workers, the sugar beet, and the making of a northern Colorado landscape
At the turn of the nineteenth century, the arrival of the sugar beet industry wrought change in northern Colorado. The sugar beet was a totally new plant-it was unlike corn, wheat, alfalfa and other crops that local farmers ...
Methods of dating glass beads from protohistoric sites in the South Platte River Basin, Colorado
Author(s):von Wedell, Christopher R.
Morphological characteristics and chemical trace elements counts acquired using Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry analyses were documented for glass trade beads from 24 protohistoric archaeological ...
Effects of mountain pine beetle caused tree mortality on streamflow and streamflow generation mechanisms in Colorado
Author(s):Maggart, Ariann Lenore
The mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) (MPB), an endemic beetle in Colorado forests, saw dramatic population growth in the 1990's. As a result of this epidemic, the mountain pine beetle killed large ...
Binary approach to the analysis of prehistoric bison distribution and paleoecology in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming, A
Author(s):McKetta, Suzanne B.
Bison exploitation is at the heart of prehistoric hunter-gatherer subsistence on the Great Plains and can reveal robust information regarding patterns of migration, chronology, and variability in paleoclimate. However, ...