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Why Science is Never Settled

By: Tedd Roberts

Description: This article goes into detail about why science is a constant never ending process in discovering new things in many different areas.

Excerpt: Science is a process, not a conclusion -– you'll read that quite often in this article and in my other writing. I think that the exact wording is original to me, but it may have already escaped my control and entered the 'net at large, given that I use it quite often. I have a small plaque in my academic office which states: Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind. [I may have to use that in a title someday.] My graduate research ment...

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Putting the Science in Science Fiction

By: Tedd Roberts

Description: This article describes the influence of the evolving science world and how it directly affects the creative part of the 'New Age' science fiction novels and movies.

Excerpt: It is no longer necessarily the case, unfortunately. Perhaps it is because I am now one of those supposedly older, wiser professors who should think professional science all the time and not discuss SF with my students. But perhaps it is because SF itself has changed. Most of my fellow students and early colleagues grew up reading the SF of the '40s, '50s and '60s. During the '70s and '80s SF became much more nihilistic, dark, meaningful and eventually political...

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Science and Society in the Citizen Series

By: John Lambshead

Description: In this article John Lambshead explains the direct cause and effect of certain scientific studies and how its impacted civilization through the dyears.

Excerpt: Suspiciously, something else very special happened about seventy thousand years ago; the Toba Event. A super-volcano under Lake Toba in Sumatra let rip, causing global cooling and weather instability. Human beings came perilously close to extinction. We were reduced to somewhere between one thousand to ten thousand breeding pairs and this is seared into our genetics. We are the result of what is known as genetic bottlenecking, which is why the human genome is so...

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Assessment of an Ensemble System That Assimilates Jason-1/Envisat ...

By: J.-m. Brankart; P. Brasseur; G. Candille

Description: CNRS, LGGE, 38041 Grenoble, France. A realistic circulation model of the North Atlantic ocean at 0.25° resolution (NATL025 NEMO configuration) has been adapted to explicitly simulate model uncertainties. This is achieved by introducing stochastic perturbations in the equation of state to represent the effect of unresolved scales on the model dynamics. The main motivation for this work is to develop ensemble data assimilation methods, assimilating altime...

Dee, D. P.: On-line estimation of error covariance parameters for atmospheric data assimilation, Mon. Weather Rev., 123, 1128–1145, 1995.; Anderson, J.: A method for producing and evaluating probabilistic forecasts from ensemble model integrations, J. Climate, 9, 1518–1530, 1996.; Barnier, B., G., Madec, T., Penduff, J.-M., Molines, A.-M., Treguier, J., Le Sommer, A., Beckmann, A., Biastoch, C., Böning, J., Dengg, C., Derval, E., Durand, Gulev, S., Remy, E., Talandier, C...

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Transactions of the American Philosophical Society : Volume 2

By: American Philosophical Society

The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden ; The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden

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Daily Scale Wintertime Sea Surface Temperature and Ipc-navidad Var...

By: J. Sáenz; P. Lazure; A. Fontán; E. Zorita; G. Esnaola; V. Valencia

Description: AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia Portualdea z/g, 20110 Pasaia, Gipuzkoa, Spain. The combination of remotely sensed gappy Sea surface temperature (SST) images with the missing data filling DINEOF (data interpolating empirical orthogonal functions) technique, followed by a principal component analysis of the reconstructed data, has been used to identify the time evolution and the daily scale variability of the wintertime surface signal...

Alvera-Azcárate, A., Barth, A., Rixen, M., and Beckers, J. M.: Reconstruction of incomplete oceanographic data sets using empirical orthogonal functions: application to the Adriatic Sea surface temperature, Ocean Model., 9, 325–346, 2005.; Alvera-Azcárate, A., Barth, A., Beckers, J. M., and Weisberg, R. H.: Multivariate reconstruction of missing data in sea surface temperature, chlorophyll, and wind satellite fields, J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 112, 2007.; Alvera-Azcárate, ...

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Environmental Enrichment for Primates in Laboratories : Volume 5, ...

By: H. M. Buchanan-smith

Description: Behaviour and Evolution Research Group, Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland. Environmental enrichment is a critical component of Refinement, one of the 3Rs underlying humane experimentation on animals. In this paper I discuss why primates housed in laboratories, which often have constraints of space and study protocols, are a special case for enrichment. I outline a framework for categorising the dif...

Badihi I (2006) The effects of complexity, choice and control on the behaviour and the welfare of captive common marmosets (\textitCallithrix jacchus) [PhD thesis]. Stirling: University of Stirling; Badihi I, Buchanan-Smith HM (2005) Anticipatory behaviour - a new indicator of the significance of environmental enrichment in laboratory-housed common marmosets. Am J Primatol 66 (suppl 1):178; Badihi I, Morris K, Buchanan-Smith HM (2007) The effects of complexity and choice...

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Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne

By: Physiographiske Forening I Christiania

Description: Vols. for 1836-1873 issued by the Physiographiske forening i Christiania

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A Comparison Between Vertical Motions Measured by Adcp and Inferre...

By: H. Van Haren

Description: Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands. Combined vertical current (w) and thermistor string data demonstrate that high-frequency internal wave trains along a pycnocline in a flat-bottom shelf sea consist for 2 periods of a dominant mode-1 non-linear part, while thereafter mainly of linear [mode-2, quadrupled frequency] waves, to first order. In a simple [linear] heat budget, the use of u...

Amen, R. and Maxworthy, T.: The gravitational collapse of a mixed region into a linearly stratified fluid, J. Fluid Mech., 96, 65–80, 1980.; Davis, R. E. and Acrivos, A.: Solitary internal waves in deep water, J. Fluid Mech., 29, 593–607, 1967.; Hallock, Z. R. and Field, R. L.: Internal-wave energy fluxes on the New Jersey Shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 3–12, 2005.; Helfrich, K. R.: Internal solitary wave breaking and run-up on a uniform slope, J. Fluid Mech., 243, 133–1...

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The Philippine Journal of Science

By: Philippines. National Science Development Board

Description: Vol.1 (1906) issued in one section; Vols. 2-4 (1907-09) in 3 sections; Section A. General science; Section B. Medical sciences; Section C. Botany; Vols. 5-13 (1910-1918) in 4 sections; Section A. Chemical and geological sciences and the industries; Section B. Tropical medicine (varies slightly) (called Medical sciences, v. 5-6); Section C. Botany; Section D. General biology, ethnology and anthropology (varies slightly)

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Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de L'Academie des Science...

By: Académie des Sciences (France); Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)

CIS abstracts; Vols. 1 (1835)-31 (1850). 1 v.; Vols. 32 (1851)-61 (1865). 1 v.; Vols. 62 (1866)-91 (1880). 1 v.; Vols. 92 (1881)-121 (1895). 1 v.; Vols. 122 (1896)-151 (1910). 1 v.; Vols. 212 (1941)-241 (1955). 1 v; The proceedings for the period prior to 1835 are contained in: Acad‚mie des sciences (France). ProcŠs-verbaux des s‚ances de l'Acad‚mie tenues depuis la fondation de l'Institut jusqu'au mois d'ao–t 1835; Split into: Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des s‚ances de...

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Proceedings of the United States National Museum

By: United States National Museum; United States. Dept. of the Interior; Smithsonian Institution

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Vols. 1-18 dated 1878-95; v. 19- have imprint date only; Vol. 1-10 issued by: Dept. of the Interior, U.S. National Museum (published under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution); v. 11-125: Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum SERBIB/SERLOC merged record

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Characterisation and Quantification of Regional Diurnal Sst Cycles...

By: J. L. Høyer; I. Karagali

Description: DTU Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Risø Campus, Building 125, Roskilde, 4000, Denmark. Hourly SST fields from the geostationary Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) offer a unique opportunity for the characterisation and quantification of the diurnal cycle of SST in the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the Northern European Shelf seas. Six years of SST fields from the SEVIRI dataset are validated against th...

Eastwood, S., Le Borgne, P., Péré, S., and Poulter, D.: Diurnal variability in sea surface in the Arctic, Remote Sens. Environ., 115, 2594–2602, 2011.; Bellenger, H. and Duvel, J. P.: An analysis of ocean diurnal warm layers over tropical oceans, J. Climate, 22, 3629–3646, 2009.; Bellenger, H., Takayabu, Y. N., Ushiyama, T., and Yoneyama, K.: Role of diurnal warm layers in the diurnal cycle of convection over the tropical Indian Ocean during MISMO, Mon. Weather Rev., 138...

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The Scientific monthly; Volume: 8

By: Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944, ed; American Association for the Advancement of Science

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Edited for many years by J.M. Cattell; Official publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science SERBIB/SERLOC merged record

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Izviestiia Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk = Bulletin De L'Académie Im...

By: Imperatorskaia Akademiia Nauk (Russia)

Description: Vols. 1 (1907)-v. 10 (1916), with v. 10

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Bulletin - New York State Museum

By: New York State Museum

Description: No. 52-79, Bulletin of the University of the state of New York; no. 80-118, Bulletin of the New York State Education Dept

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Abhandlungen Der Königlichen Akademie Der Wissenschaften in Berlin

By: Deutsche Akademie Der Wissenschaften Zu Berlin

Description: Jahre 1869 (publ. 1870) issued in 2 vols

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Effects of Bottom Topography on Dynamics of River Discharges in Ti...

By: R.-c. Kao; P. O. Zavialov; A. A. Osadchiev; K. A. Korotenko; C.-f. Ding

Description: P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. The Princeton Ocean Model (POM) is used to investigate the intratidal variability of currents and turbulent mixing and their impact on the characteristics and evolution of the plumes of two neighbouring rivers, the Zhuoshui River and the Wu River, at the central eastern coast of Taiwan Strait. The two estuaries are located close to each other and their conditions are simi...

Avicola, G. and Huq, P.: Scaling analysis for the interaction between a buoyant coastal current and the continental shelf: experiments and observations, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 3233–3248, 2002.; Blumberg, A. F. and Mellor, G. L.: A description of a three-dimensional hydrodynamic model of New York harbor region, J. Hydraul. Eng., 125, 799–816, 1987.; Burchard, H. and Schuttelaars, H. M.: Analysis of Tidal Straining as Driver for Estuarine Circulation in Well-Mixed Estuari...

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United Stat...

By: National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; This series of Proceedings is independent of the earlier one of the same title, published in 3 parts, 1877-1895; Vols. for 1980-1984 issued in two parts: Biological sciences, and, Physical sciences; Some issues accompanied by supplements with distinctive titles; Chemical abstracts; Vols. 1-10, 1915-24, in v. 13 (Includes list of academy publications, 1863-1926, and list ...

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Archivos

By: Asociación Peruana Para El Progresso De Las Ciencia

Description: No more published?

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