# Browse by Subject "Environmental Sciences"

• (1996)
Recent model predictions indicate that sulfate aerosol particles cause radiative forcing of the same magnitude but of opposite sign than the forcing caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gases. The spatial and temporal ...

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• (1994)
My dissertation examines how American women writers from the early nineteenth century to the present have rearticulated the gendered ideologies of nature. Insights from feminist theory, cultural studies, and interdisciplinary ...

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• (1993)
This dissertation analyzes: (1) the evolution of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta into a water supply and conveyance node for several water dependent areas in California; and (2) trends in land use within the Delta since ...

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• (1990)
An investigation was carried out into the chemical nature and further transformation of fixed liquid anhydrous NH$\sb3$ with emphasis on chemical fixation of NH$\sb3$ by soil organic matter. For this purpose, $\sp{15}$N-labeled ...

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• (1994)
The characterization of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as a source of heavy metals has been performed. Thirty elements were determined in 15 brands of cigarettes and their components. Five elements, Br, Cd, Cl, K, and ...

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• (1995)
Granular activated carbon (GAC) and powdered activated carbon (PAC) have long been used to effectively treat drinking water, waste water, and industrial gas streams. Undesired contaminants are removed by adsorption onto ...

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• (1996)
Landfill covers are intended to promote runoff and prevent water infiltration into the wastes. Water infiltrating through an earthen cover can mix with the wastes causing an undesirable increase in the amount of leachate ...

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• (1994)
The toxicity, biotransformation and biological activities of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are influenced by the number and position of chlorine atoms on the biphenyl rings. The excretion and tissue retention of three ...

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• (1996)
The food chain transfer of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) congeners was assessed in rat and human tissue after the consumption of contaminated Great Lakes fish. Fish from Lake Superior (LS), Lake Michigan (LM), and Lake ...

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• (1990)
This research explores the use of computer-based environments to facilitate environmental engineering decision-making. Two prototype systems are developed as exploration tools and to demonstrate the techniques and principles ...

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• (1995)
By seeking to ameliorate environmental problems while also working to alleviate poverty and oppression, the construct of environmental justice has transformed environmental activism and altered the national environmental ...

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• (1989)
The study examined scientists' contribution to the popular literature published during 1972 to 1987 in the field of acid rain and found that 4.7% (102) of the total population (2,177) of scientists engaged in acid rain ...

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• (1990)
A new distribution free chance constrained programming technique is developed and applied to the design of hydraulic gradient control methods for containment and removal of contamination in an aquifer. The spatial distribution ...

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• (1989)
The infiltration of radon into the indoor environment may cause the exposure of the public to excessive amounts of radioactivity and has spurred renewed research interest over the past several years into the occurrence and ...

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• (1996)
In the 1970's, the first activated carbon fibers(ACFs) were developed from phenolic precursors by Economy et al. These fibers addressed the serious limitations of ACGs and possessed excellent contact efficiency (fast ...

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• (1993)
The preferences of all major interest groups should be incorporated when developing management policy for water resource projects. Successful incorporation of these preferences requires an understanding of the economic ...

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• (1995)
The Central Corn Belt Plains Ecoregion of Central and Northern Illinois has a significant nonpoint source water quality problem that is not being successfully addressed by current agroenvironmental policy. Trend analysis ...

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• (1991)
Atrazine, alachlor and metribuzin are three widely used herbicides which have been detected in groundwater. Increased concerns over pesticide use have stimulated interest in developing formulations that reduce environmental ...

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• (1996)
This study investigated the relationship between soil cation exchange capacity (CEC) and soil amendments (lime and phosphate) to the retention of lead in soil fed to rats. This study also related the amount of lead that ...

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• (1993)
The goal of this research was to explore how accumulated metals on granular activated carbon (GAC) affected thermal regeneration, and to determine whether thermal regeneration could restore the spent GAC's virgin adsorption ...

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