Geographic perspectives

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  • The timing of the publication of this book couldn’t be better as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Charles Elton’s seminal book, The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants. Since this influential book was published in 1958, the study of bioinvasions has developed exponentially, alongside the exponential growth in the magnitude of the invasion problem itself. Today, bioinvasion, a highly complex ecological process and environmental concern, has become a specific branch in ecology and environmental studies, with many disciplines developing within it....

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  • During the past 25 years of digital information development, industry-wide discussion has progressed from resolving technology issues for managing GI to establishing policy for accessing it, especially in the public sector. Geographic Information: Value, Pricing, Production and Consumption brings the producer and consumer arguments together, providing a fresh perspective on the emotional and territorial issues of IPR (intellectual property rights) protection and liberation.

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  • The title Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine was chosen for this book to reflect the need for a critical overview of the subject areas that relate to the development of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as part of a dynamic process of change in contemporary society. The recent changes and developments in and the exponential growth of CAM are explored from a wide range of perspectives and covering several academic disciplines.

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  • Public health has been defined as the “science and art of prolonging life, preventing disease, and promoting health through organized efforts of society.” The geographical perspective is a key aspect of public health. Populations and communities are geographically distributed and communities tend to have their own defining characteristics.

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  • Changes in regional economic environment, progress of science & technology, and socio-political changes will all cause the local feature under the perspective of Marketing Places to be affected. A place is a modern country, a geographical & political space in physical terms.

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  • 15 Development of Geospatial Ecological Indicators in Jiangxi Province, China Peng Guo and Xiaoling Chen 15.1 INTRODUCTION Comprehensive evaluation of ecological environments is necessary for environmental sustainability and management planning, which can provide quantitative documents as scientific guides for informed decision making. The existence of several environmental impact assessment (EIA) methods makes it difficult to make on an appropriate choice (Sankoh 1996).

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  • As the significance of business improvement districts (BIDs) has grown in recent years in the governance of urban and metropolitan areas, not only in North America but also in a variety of European, Asian, and African countries, academic interest in them followed. BIDs are self-assessment districts that are initiated and governed by property or businessowners and authorized by state or local governments to operate in designated urban and suburban geographic areas.

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  • A-priori market segmentation designates groups of customers who are similar in terms of segmentation variable(s) that are known or believed in advance to be related to con- sumption of a company’s product, for example, demographics, purchase volume or geographic area. Segmentation variables are selected before analysis begins.

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  • Special events often bring attention and significant economic benefits and opportunities to local communities. These could include an influx of revenue into the local community, such as the hotel and restaurant industry. Local event planners must not sacrifice public safety for the sake of economic benefit. Certain businesses in a community may be adversely affected by certain requirements of the special event, such as closing streets in a commercial area or increased traffic in residential areas.

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  • This Manual is divided into four chapters. Chapter 1 contains background information on the reasons for regulating emissions from wood furniture manufacturing including a brief regulatory perspective, an overview of the health effects of the five solvents used in the largest quantities, sources of emissions from a typical wood furniture manufacturing facility, and a summary of the new federal wood furniture regulations. Chapter 2 defines pollution prevention (P2) and discusses the elements of a successful P2 program.

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  • There has been much previous work on node localization and event detection [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16] , includ- ing foundational work on theoretical lower bounds [17, 18]. Sex- tant differentiates itself from this body of work in several ways. First, it does not assume uniform transmission radii (i.e.

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  • The island nation of Cape Verde has given rise to a diaspora that spans the four continents of the Atlantic Ocean. Migration has been essential to the island since the birth of its nation and connections to faraway places continue to dominate its day-to-day life. This volume makes a significant contribution to the study of international migration and transnationalism by exploring the Cape Verdean diaspora through its geographic diversity and broad thematic range.

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  • We focus on the recent Spanish credit cycle which largely explains the episodes of financial instability and uncertainty that the Spanish banking sector suffered during 2009 and 2010. These episodes gave, in turn, rise to the implementation of bank restructuring plans in 2010 and 2011. We characterize the sequential evolution of the credit cycle by combining information at the individual security (mortgage- backed securities, MBS, and asset-backed securities, ABS), institution (i.e. bank), and geographical (i.e. region in which each bank operates) levels.

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  • We approximate credit risk developments at the bank level by considering non-performing loans of each institution and rating changes at the individual security level. Importantly, our database allows us to identify not only the rating of these securities at the time of origination but also over time. We also analyze to what extent housing prices, securitization activity and lending may have asymmetric effects across institutions and geographically (at the regional level) by identifying the role of each one of these factors.

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  • With subprime mortgages representing only about 14 percent of the stock of US mortgages, most observers expected rising delinquencies in this segment to be contained at moderate cost. Testifying in July 2007, Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Bernanke estimated that credit losses associated with subprime mortgages would probably total $50 billion to $100 billion. As we now know, what began as a subprime crisis has proved to be wider, deeper, and more damaging than originally thought.

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  • The existing USG investments in health in Kenya support a combination of vertical planning with integrated programming. GHI provides the opportunity to establish a more deliberate approach to integrated planning, coordination and measurement across the PEPFAR, PMI, and other USG programs to ensure a comprehensive package of services without unnecessary duplication of effort (see Appendix 1).

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  • This collection of essays seeks to explore the vernacular dialogues and contested identities that shaped a complex cultural and architectural phenomenon like Mediterranean modernism. The authors bring to light the debt twentieth­century modernist architects owe to the vernacular building traditions of the Mediterranean region, a geographical area that touches three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia. This book is subdivided into two sections of essays by an international group of scholars who adopt a number of different methodological perspectives.

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  • Target marketing is based on fundamental marketing principles that are employed by just about all firms across all types of products and toward all types of audience segments. As the nation undergoes dramatic demographic shifts, moving today’s ethnic minorities to the majority in many geographic areas, target marketing to ethnic groups will increase.

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  • Water policies intersect with a wide array of sectors, especially energy and agriculture, and are implemented at various geographical scales, from local to international. Thus, policy coherence is essential. However, tensions may arise from real or perceived trade‑offs between various policy objectives ‑ for instance, between food security and water productivity. Inefficiencies may result from subsidies that have negative impacts on water, as in the case of energy subsidies for groundwater abstraction by farmers.

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  • Elizabeth Adeney is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. She holds the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Melbourne (Arts) and from Monash University (Law) and is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of Victoria. She has published widely on moral rights – in Australia, Germany, the UK and Canada – and is the author of a treatise on the subject: The Moral Rights of Authors and Performers: an international and comparative analysis, published by Oxford University Press....

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