The main objectives of this study were to examine the effects of coastal eutrophication on fi sh communities,
and on local recreational fi shery and commercial pikeperch fi shery on the northern coast
of the Gulf of Finland. The study focused on freshwater species, as they live their entire life cycle in
the most eutrophied areas, i.e., the archipelago and inner bays. Freshwater species are important for
the very popular recreational fi shery, forming the bulk of the annual total catch.
Interpreting, like playing chess, is a game of problem solving, evaluation, critical
thinking, intuition and forecasting. Every game is different and each game is a challenge,
which requires interpreters, to unceasingly develop knowledge and experience. It is
disciplined study and repeated practice of many techniques and skills that bring victory to
the interpreter. Apart from basic requirements of language mastery and culture sensitivity,
there are quite a few skills that need to be acquired for successful interpreting. One of
them is note-taking skill....
Time management skill is very essential to students in their study or in other extracurricular
activities, and needs more serious concern. The object of the research was to evaluate time
management skill of the 3rd year students of FFL-HUT to see if it is good or not, because they have
been facing a large amount of time-consuming assignments. Data were gathered using two
methods: content analysis on requirements of ESP subjects, on relevant materials, and
questionnaire survey on selected 3rd year students of FFL-HUT....
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (pNNL) is developing and implementing a customer satisfaction assessment program (CSAP) to assess the quality of research and development provided by the laboratory. This report presents the customer survey
component of the PNNL CSAP. The customer survey questionnaire is composed of two major sections: Strategic Value and Project Performance.,,
Digital Elevation Model (DEM) is an important component of GIS applications in many socio-economic areas. Especially, DEM has a very important role in monitoring and managing natural resources, preventing natural hazards, and supporting spatial decision making. Usually, DEM is built by interpolation from a limited set of sample points. Thus, the accuracy of the DEM is depended on the used interpolation method.
For developing an appropriate strategy for combating tuberculosis in the country, it is necessary to obtain a precise estimate of the disease in the community. The process of estimating it for as large and diverse a country as India is not only difficult, but is also expensive and time consuming.
This report is a product of the Committee on USGS Water Resources
Research, which provides consensus advice to the Water Resources Division
(WRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on scientific, research, and
programmatic issues. The committee is one of the groups that works under the
auspices of the Water Science and Technology Board (WSTB) of the National
Research Council. The committee considers a variety of topics that are
important scientifically and programmatically to the USGS and the nation and
issues reports when appropriate....
This book is a survey of abstract algebra with emphasis on algebra tinh.Do is online
for students in mathematics, computer science, and physical sciences.
The rst three or four chapters can stand alone as a one semester course in abstract
algebra. However, they are structured to provide the foundation for the program
linear algebra. Chapter 2 is the most di cult part of the book for group
written in additive notation and multiplication, and the concept of coset is confusing
at rst. Chapter 2 After the book was much easier as you go along....
The purpose of this paper is to help customer survey process stakeholders understand some of the inherent tradeoffs of alternative survey methods. The scope addresses factors including size of the customer population, strengths and weaknesses of alternate...
The aim of the Handbooks in Economics series is to produce Handbooks for
various branches of economics, each of which is a definitive source, reference, and
teaching supplement for use by professional researchers and advanced graduate
students. Each Handbook provides self-contained surveys of the current state of a
branch of economics in the form of chapters prepared by leading specialists ...
Robotics and computer vision are interdisciplinary subjects at the intersection of engineering and computer science. By their nature, they deal with both computers and the physical world. Although the former are in the latter, the workings of computers are best described in the black-and-white vocabulary of discrete mathematics, which is foreign to most classical models of reality, quantum physics notwithstanding. This class surveys some of the key tools of applied math to be used at the interface of continuous and discrete. It is not on robotics or computer vision.
In recent years the study of numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations has seen many new developments. This second edition of the author's pioneering text is fully revised and updated to acknowledge many of these developments. It includes a complete treatment of linear multistep methods whilst maintaining its unique and comprehensive emphasis on Runge-Kutta methods and general linear methods.
Although the specialist topics are taken to an advanced level, the entry point to the volume as a whole is not especially demanding.
The author wishes to thank AusAID and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development project approval and funding from AusAID.
Also like to thank the staff of the Can Tho University, Agriculture University and Institute of Agricultural Sciences Highlands have contributed their time and labor for the project activities.
Ministry of Science and Technology (DOST), Ben Tre province thanked their assistance in the farmer survey and selection of sites to evaluate small-scale solar dryer.
Smilja Lambert of Mars, Inc..
Uninsured low-income childless adults are a diverse group that includes men and women living in all
parts of Wisconsin. About half of these adults are working full time or are self-employed, working full
time. Over half have not had a checkup during the past two years. Twenty-two percent of low-income
uninsured childless adults have a chronic condition; that is, have been diagnosed as having arthritis, heart
disease, diabetes, cancer, or a stroke.
The goal of this book is to expose the reader to modern computational tools for
solving differential equation models that arise in chemical engineering, e.g.,
diffusion-reaction, mass-heat transfer, and fluid flow. The emphasis is placed
on the understanding and proper use of software packages. In each chapter we
outline numerical techniques that either illustrate a computational property of
interest or are the underlying methods of a computer package. At the close of
each chapter a survey of computer packages is accompanied by examples of
This work is intended to survey the basic theory that underlies the multitude of
parameter-rich models that dominate the hydrological literature today. It is concerned
with the application of the equation of continuity (which is the fundamental theorem of
hydrology) in its complete form combined with a simplified representation of the
principle of conservation of momentum. Since the equation of continuity can be
expressed in linear form by a suitable choice of state variables and is also parameterfree,
it can be readily formulated at all scales of interest.
During this process, a survey for leadership in project management is
designed and sent via e-mail; telephone interviews are also conducted. After the response
period ended, the data and statistics are collected, reduced and analyzed. For some of the
surveys, several respondents did not reply or answered less than half of the questions.
Those responses are reduced from the data, in order to maintain the authenticity and
accuracy of the survey data. Then key leadership skills are introduced and generalized in
a list for reference purposes. ...
The picture of the Brazilian pulp and paper sector presented in this section is useful to qualify the
preliminary hypotheses pointed out above based on the general review of the literature on FDI
sustainable development impacts.
The Brazilian pulp and paper sector is presently composed by 220 firms widely located in 16 Brazilian
states. To give an idea about this sector importance for the Brazilian economy, in 2005: this sector
directly employed 108.000 workers; it produced 10.1 millions tons of pulp and 8.6 millions tons of
paper, corresponding to 1.4% of the GDP.
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Utilization of the propensity score method: an exploratory comparison of proxy-completed to self-completed responses in the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
Beth Hartman Ellis*1, Wade M Bannister2, Jacquilyn Kay Cox1, Brenda M Fowler1, Erin Dowd Shannon1, David Drachman1, Randall W Adams1 and Laura A Giordano1
Address: 1Surveys, Research & Analysis Health Services Advisory Group, Inc.
270 households surveyed and interviewed. After analyzing the survey data, 30
households in Hai Thuong Commune, Phu Hai, Hai Lang district has been selected
involved in the project. Each family chose a range from 3 to 15 Mong Cai sows.
All households selected for breeding pigs, learning and sharing technical knowledge in the pig