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Hurricane wind damage simulation using GIS (geographic information system)
(Texas Tech University, 2001-05)
Hurricanes are among the most powerful and dangerous natural phenomena. Every year in the United States, hurricanes are responsible for casualties and billions of dollars in property damage. Recently, researchers have been ...
Evaluation of groundwater quality in Castro, Dawson, and Terry Counties $c by Ajay Ramachandran.
(Texas Tech University, 2004-08)
Data-driven modeling and transportation data analytics
Data has become increasingly important in transportation research. Unfortunately, existing traffic models, though developed and practiced for decades, are not data driven and therefore inherently incapable of analyzing ...
Exploring friendships in the workplace: Do gender and sexual orientation matter?
Friendships in the workplace have been shown to lead to greater job satisfaction and commitment to the job, but forming friendships in the workplace may be harder for some individuals than others. The purpose of this ...
Stiffening of the extracellular matrix in skeletal muscle of aged rats and the effect on muscle fiber mechanotransduction
Sarcopenia is a growing problem and will continue as the aging population of the United States increases. Reduced adaptation of elderly skeletal muscle to exercise is likely to contribute to sarcopenia. The mechanism by ...
Stratigraphic analysis of the lower Grayburg Formation in Last Chance Canyon, New Mexico: Utilization of high-precision geospatial mapping and surveying technologies
The lower Grayburg Formation is a Middle Permian, mixed siliciclastic-carbonate on the rim of the Delaware and Midland basins that is well exposed in Last Chance Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains, U.S.A. Previous sequence ...
Breast Cancer patients' use of coenzyme Q10
(Texas Tech University, 2003-05)
Dietary supplement use is common, particularly among cancer patients. Women with breast and gynecological cancers use dietary supplements at higher rates than individuals with other types of cancers. One particular dietary ...
Iron-impregnated nanosized silica and alumina: Implications for contaminant transformation
Aqueous iron and prevailing mineral oxides such as silicon and alumina interact to create a vast amount of iron-enriched surfaces with considerable surface adsorption capacity and redox activity in the natural environment. ...
Loading and unloading of weaned and finishing pigs and long distance transport of weaned pigs: Impact on welfare
Pre-transport and transport stress are multifactorial stressors that can negatively impact pig welfare. The use of non-slip surfaces during loading and unloading of weaned, and finishing pigs plays an important role in ...