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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)
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 ...
Corporal punishment in families of Mexican-origin: The role of acculturation and respeto
(Texas Tech University, 2007-08)
Corporal punishment (CP) is a widely used discipline technique in the United States. Most of what we know regarding corporal punishment is based on Caucasian families. In contrast, there is a paucity of research investigating ...
A Mexican embassy in El Paso, Texas
Use critical regionalism to define Mexican architecture through the use of form and its interaction with culture, climate, myth, and craft. Such architecture has to express a national spirit unfurling its cultural, economical, ...
A living architecture: A memorial for those who have left before their time, San Antonio, Texas
By the use of sustainable design, a building becomes interactive with the environment and surrounding context. The building can then begin to take on a life of its own, expressing itself as a self-sustaining organism, thus ...
Expressionism in adaptive reuse
Modernism is a theory exploring the expression of modem materials. Expressionism is characterized as being a part of this theory by challenging the capabilities of structural materials. This theory identifies characteristics ...
Predicting species richness Ppatterns in the Chihuahuan Desert: A GIS analysis of spatial and ecological data
(Texas Tech University, 2005-08)
ABSTRACT The Chihuahuan Desert is the largest North American Desert measuring more than 200,000 square miles. Its location crossing the US-Mexico border makes the desert and its resources of international importance. ...
Genetics of commitment to cell division in S. cerevisiae
(Texas Tech University, 2004-12)
In all eukaryotes, proliferation is regulated by cell cycle controls. Elucidating the intrinsic mechanism whereby these control mechanisms modulate proliferation is essential for understanding the role of the cell cycle ...
Sutural form and shell morphology of Placenticeras and systematic descriptions of Late Cretaceous ammonites from the Big Bend region, Texas
Two related investigations document the sutural form, shell morphology, and taxonomy of several Late Cretaceous ammonites. A morphometric study utilizes geographical information systems (GIS) and multivariate statistical ...