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Governing Refugee Space: the Quasi-carceral Regime of Amsterdam's ...

By: C. Minca; C. E. Ong; M. Felder

Description: Cultural Geography Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Through analysing the correspondence between key refugee camp commanders based at Amsterdam's Lloyd Hotel and different authorities involved in Dutch refugee matters, this paper examines how the Dutch state responded to German-Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany in the prelude to World War II. Using a largely Foucauldian approach to discipline, power, security and governmenta...

Agamben, G.: Homo Sacer, Chicago University Press, Chicago, 1998.; Agnew, J.: Globalization and Sovereignty, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, 2009.; Arendt, H.: The Origins of Totalitarianism, Meridian, New York, 1958.; Basaran, T.: Security, Law and Borders, Routledge, London, 2010.; Bauder, H.: Domicile citizenship, human mobility and territoriality, Prog. Hum. Geog., 38, 91–106, 2014.; Berghuis, C. K.: Joodse vluchtelingen in Nederland, 1938–1940, Kok, Utrecht, 1990.; ...

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Determining the Focal Mechanisms of the Events in the Carpathian R...

By: A. Pavlova; O. Hrytsai; D. Malytskyy

Description: Carpatian Branch of the Institute of Geophysics named after S.I. Subbotin NAS of Ukraine, Lviv, Ukraine. The modification of the matrix method for constructing the displacement field on the free surface of an anisotropic layered medium is presented. The source of seismic waves is modelled by a randomly oriented force and seismic tensor. A trial and error method is presented for solving the inverse problem of determining parameters of the earthquake sou...

Bormann, P.: New Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice, Potsdam: Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, 2009.; Aki, K. and Richards, P. G.: Quantitative Seismology, 2nd Edn., University Science Books, Sausalito, California, 2002.; Alford, R. M., Kelly, K. R., and Boore, D. M.: Accuracy of finite difference modeling of the acoustic wave equation, Geophysics, 39, 834–842, 1974.; Auld, B. A.: Acoustic fields and waves in solids, J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 18 pp., 1973...

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Relative Impacts of Key Drivers on the Response of the Water Table...

By: R. Vogwill; A. Ghadouani; K. R. J. Smettem; S. L. Noorduijn

Description: Aquatic Ecology and Ecosystem Studies, School of Environmental Systems Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia. Widespread clearing of native vegetation in Southwest Western Australia has led to land degradation associated with rising groundwater, secondary salinisation and waterlogging. Re-establishing deep-rooted perennial vegetation across parts of the landscape is one technique...

Archibald, R. D., Harper, R. J., Fox, J. E. D., and Silberstein, R. P.: Tree performance and root-zone salt accumulation in three dryland Australian plantations, Agroforest. Syst., 191–204, 2006.; Asseng, S., Dunin, F. X., Fillery, I. R. P., Tennant, D., and Keating, B. A.: Potential deep drainage under wheat crops in a mediterranean climate. II. Management opportunities to control drainage, Aust. J. Agr. Res., 52, 57–66, 2001a.; Asseng, S., Fillery, I. R. P., Dunin, F. ...

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Modeling the Monthly Mean Soil-water Balance with a Statistical-dy...

By: J. A. Ramírez; J. P. Kochendorfer

Description: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523, USA. The statistical-dynamical annual water balance model of Eagleson (1978) is a pioneering work in the analysis of climate, soil and vegetation interactions. This paper describes several enhancements and modifications to the model that improve its physical realism at the expense of its mathematical elegance and analytical tractability. In particular, th...

Eagleson, P. S.: Climate, soil, and vegetation: 4. The expected value of annual evapotranspiration, Water Resour. Res., 14(5), 731–739, 1978d.; Eagleson, P. S.: Climate, soil, and vegetation: 5. A derived distribution of storm surface runoff, Water Resour. Res., 14(5), 740–748, 1978e.; Bond, J. J. and Willis, W. O.: Soil water evaporation: surface residue rate and placement effects, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Pro., 33, 445–448, 1969.; Braud, I., Dantasantonino, A. C., Vauclin, M...

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The Effect of Slope Steepness and Antecedent Moisture Content on I...

By: A. Melesse; S. Quraishi; M. B. Defersha

Description: Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, USA. Soil erosion is a two-phase process consisting of the detachment of individual particles and their transport by the flowing water. This study discusses the results of laboratory experiments in which for three soils, the runoff depth, sediment yield, splash erosion and sediment size were measured. Rainfall intensity, slope and antecedent moisture contents were varied in th...

Fisher, R. A.: The Design of Experiments, (8th ed., 1966) New York: Hafner Press, 1935.; Al-Durrah, M. M. and Bradford, J. M.: New methods of studying soil detachment due to waterdrop impact, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 45, 949–953, 1981.; Bradford, J. M., Ferris, J. E., and Remley, P. A.: Interrill soil erosion processes: I: Effect of surface sealing on infiltration, runoff, and soil splash detachment, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 51, 1566–1571, 1987a.; Bradford, J. M., Ferris, J....

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Stochastic Analysis of Field-scale Heat Advection in Heterogeneous...

By: H.-d. Yeh; C.-m. Chang

Description: Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Owing to the analogy between the solute and heat transport processes, it can be expected that the rate of growth of the spatial second moments of the heat flux in a heterogeneous aquifer over relatively large space scales is greater than that predicted by applying the classical heat transport model. The motivation of stochastic analysis of heat transport at the fiel...

Lo Russo, S. and Taddia, G.: Advective heat transport in an unconfined aquifer induced by the field injection of an open-loop groundwater heat pump, American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 6, 253–259, 2010; Morales-Casique, E., Neuman, S. P., and Guadagnini, A.: Non-local and localized analyses of non-reactive solute transport in bounded randomly heterogeneous porous media: Theoretical framework, Adv. Water Resour., 29, 1399–1418, 2006.; Naff, R. L. and Vecchia, A. V...

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Flow Resistance of Vegetated Oblique Weir-like Obstacles During Hi...

By: W. S. J. Uijttewaal; S. Ali

Description: Environmental Fluid Mechanics Section, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, P.O. Box 5048, 2600GA, Delft, the Netherlands. At high water stages obstacles in the flood plains of a river contribute to the flow resistance and hamper the conveyance capacity. In particular the elevated vegetated parts are expected to play an important role. The objective of this research work is to determine the form drag due to vegeta...

Aichel, O. G.: Abflusszahlen fur schiefe weher, (Discharge ratios for oblique weirs), Z.VDI, 95, 26–27, 1953.; Ali, S. and Uijttewaal, W. S. J.: Form drag due to vegetated weir-like obstacles interpreted as expansion loss, 33rd IAHR world congress Vancouver Canada, 139–146, 2009.; Ali, S. and Uijttewaal, W. S. J.: Flow resistance of vegetated weir-like obstacles during high water stages, Proceedings of river flow, Braunschweig Germany, 293–299, 2010.; Ali, S. and Uijtte...

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Surface Seiches in Flathead Lake : Volume 11, Issue 12 (10/12/2014)

By: T. C. Lippmann; M. S. Lorang; G. Kirillin; C. C. Gotschalk; S. Schimmelpfennig

Description: Department of Ecohydrology, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin, Germany. Standing surface waves or seiches are inherent hydrodynamic features of enclosed water bodies. Their two-dimensional structure is important for estimating flood risk, coastal erosion and bottom sediment transport and for understanding shoreline habitats and lake ecology in general. In this work, we present analysis of two-dimensional seiche ...

Bernhardt, J. and Kirillin, G.: Seasonal pattern of rotation-affected internal seiches in a small temperate lake, Limnol. Oceanogr., 58, 1344–1360, 2013.; Blumberg, A. F. and Mellor, G. L.: A description of a three-dimensional coastal ocean circulation model, in: Three-Dimensional Coastal Ocean Models, 1–16, edited by: N. S. Heaps, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., doi:10.1029/CO004p0001, Oxford, 1987.; Csanady...

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Determinants of Modelling Choices for 1-d Free-surface Flow and Er...

By: R. Moussa; B. Cheviron

Description: IRSTEA, UMR G-EAU Gestion de l'Eau, Acteurs et Usages, 361 rue Jean-François Breton, BP 5095, 34196 Montpellier CEDEX 5, France. This review paper investigates the determinants of modelling choices, for numerous applications of 1-D free-surface flow and erosion equations, across multiple spatiotemporal scales. We aim to characterize each case study by its signature composed of model refinement (Navier-Stokes: NS, Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes: RANS, Sa...

Aksoy, H. and Kavvas, M. L.: A review of hillslope and watershed scale erosion and sediment transport models, Catena, 64, 247–271, 2005.; Basson, A. and Gerard-Varet, D.: Wall laws for fluid flows at a boundary with random roughness, Commun. Pur. Appl. Math., 61, 941–987, 2008.; Abbott, M. B.: Computational Hydraulics, Pitman, London, UK, 324 pp., 1979.; Abrahams, A. D. and Parsons, A. J.: Hydraulics of interrill overland flow on stone-covered desert surfaces, Catena, 23...

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Estimating Surface Fluxes Over the North Tibetan Plateau Area with...

By: M. Li; L. Zhong; W. Ma; Z. Su; Z. Hu; H. Ishikawa; Y. Ma; J. Wang

Description: Laboratory for Climate Environment and Disasters of Western China, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou��Gansu 730000, China. Surface fluxes are important boundary conditions for climatological modeling and Asian monsoon system. The recent availability of high-resolution, multi-band imagery from the ASTER (Advanced Space-borne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer) sensor has ena...

Bastiaanssen W. G. M.: PhD Thesis, Regionalization of surface fluxes and moisture indicators in composite terrain, Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands, 273 pp., 1995.; Berk, A., Bernstein, L. S., and Robertson, D. C.: MODTRAN: A moderate resolution model for LOTRAN-7, GL-TR-89-0122, Geophys. Lab., Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass, 1989.; Che'din, A., Scott, N. A., Wahiche, C., and Moulinier, P.: The improved initialisation inversion method: A high resolution phys...

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Modeling the Monthly Mean Soil-water Balance with a Statistical-dy...

By: J. P. Kochendorfer; J. A. Ramírez

Description: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523, USA. The statistical-dynamical annual water balance model of Eagleson (1978) is a pioneering work in the analysis of climate, soil and vegetation interactions. This paper describes several enhancements and modifications to the model that improve its physical realism at the expense of its mathematical elegance and analytical tractability. In particular, the...

Cowan, I. R.: Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system, J. Appl. Ecol., 2, 221–239, 1965.; Bond, J. J. and Willis, W. O.: Soil water evaporation: surface residue rate and placement effects, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Pro., 33, 445–448, 1969.; Braud, I., Dantasantonino, A. C., Vauclin, M., Thony, J. L., and Ruelle, P.: A Simple Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Transfer (SiSPAT) model: Development and field verification, J. Hydrol., 166(3–4), 213–250, 1995.; Brooks, R. H. and C...

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Hess Opinions a Random Walk on Water : Volume 6, Issue 5 (29/10/2009)

By: D. Koutsoyiannis

Description: Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. According to the traditional notion of randomness and uncertainty, natural phenomena are separated into two mutually exclusive components, random (or stochastic) and deterministic. Within this dichotomous logic, the deterministic part supposedly represents cause-effect relationships and, thus, is physics and science (...

Battisti, D. S. and Naylor, R. L.: Historical warnings of future food insecurity with unprecedented seasonal heat, Science, 323, 240–244, 2009.; Bernoulli, J.: Ars Conjectandi, Thurnisii fratres, 306 pp., Basel, 1713.; Birkhoff, G. D.: Proof of the ergodic theorem, P. Natl. Acad. Sci., 17, 656–660, 1931.; Chaitin, G. J.: Randomness and mathematical proof, Sci. Am., 232(5), 47–52, 1975.; Chaitin, G. J.: How real are real numbers?, online available at:

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A Hybrid Least Squares Support Vector MacHines and Gmdh Approach f...

By: A. Shabri; P. Saad; R. Samsudin

Description: Faculty of Computer Science and Information System, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia. This paper proposes a novel hybrid forecasting model, which combines the group method of data handling (GMDH) and the least squares support vector machine (LSSVM), known as GLSSVM. The GMDH is used to determine the useful input variables for LSSVM model and the LSSVM model which works as time series forecasting. In this study the application...

Abraham, A. and Nath, B.: Hybrid intelligent systems de-sign – A review of a decade of research, Technical Report (5/2000), Gippsland School of Computing and Information Technology, Monash University, Australia, 2001.; Abraham, A. and Nath, B.: A neuro-fuzzy approach for modeling electricity demand in Victoria, Appl. Soft Comput., 1(2), 127–138, 2001.; Affandi, A. K. and Watanabe, K.: Daily groundwater level fluctuation forecasting using soft computing technique, Nature ...

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Reference Crop Evapotranspiration Derived from Geo-stationary Sate...

By: N. Temesgen Enku; M. A. Jitan; A. S. M. Gieske; H. A. R. De Bruin; C. Van Der Tol; I. F. Trigo

Description: Associate Professor Emeritus Wageningen University, freelance researcher, Bilthoven, The Netherlands. First results are shown of a project aiming to estimate daily values of reference crop evapotranspiration ET0 from geo-stationary satellite imagery. In particular, for Woreta, a site in the Ethiopian highland at an elevation of about 1800 m, we tested a radiation-temperature based approximate formula proposed by Makkink (MAK) adopting ET0...

Alebachew, A.: Open water evaporation estimation using ground measurements and satellite remote sensing: a case study of Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Enschede, MSc thesis, ITC, 94 pp., 2009.; Alemseged, B.: Remote sensing of the annual heat storage changes on Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Enschede, MSc thesis ITC, 73 pp., 2010.; Alexandris, S., Kerkides, P., and Liakatas, A.: Daily reference evapotranspiration estimates by the Copais approach, Agr. Wat. Manag., 32, 371–386, 2006.; Bereng...

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Interrill Erosion, Runoff and Sediment Size Distribution as Affect...

By: A. Melesse; S. Quraishi; M. B. Defersha

Description: Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, FL, USA. Soil erosion is a two-phase process consisting of the detachment of individual particles and their transport by erosive agents such as flowing water. The rate at which erosion occurs depends upon the individual as well as interactive effects of different parameters responsible for soil erosion. The study discusses results of a laboratory analysis and evaluates the effect of ...

Al-Durrah, M. M. and Bradford, J. M.: New methods of studying soil detachment due to waterdrop impact, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 45, 949–953, 1981.; Bradford, J. M. and Foster, G. R.: Interrill soil erosion and slope steepness factors, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 60, 909–915, 1996.; Bradford, J. M., Ferris, J. E., and Remley, P. A.: Interrill soil erosion processes: I: Effect of surface sealing on infiltration, runoff, and soil splash detachment, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 51, 1566–...

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Influences on Flood Frequency Distributions in Irish River Catchme...

By: S. Ahilan; M. Bruen; J. J. O'Sullivan

Description: School of Architecture, Landscape and Civil Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. This study explores influences which result in shifts of flood frequency distributions in Irish rivers. Generalised Extreme Value (GEV) type I distributions are recommended in Ireland for estimating flood quantiles. This paper presents the findings of an investigation that identified the GEV statistical distributions that best fit the annual maximum (AM) ...

Acreman, M. C. and Sinclair, C. D.: Classification of drainage basin according to their physical characteristics; an application for flood frequency analysis in Scotland, J. Hydrol., 84, 365–380, 1986.; Archer, D. R.: A catchment approach to flood estimation, Proc. Instn Wat. Engrs Scient., 35, 275–289, 1980.; Archer, D.: Flood wave attenuation due to channel and floodplain storage and effects on flood frequency, in Floods: Hydrological, Sedimentological and Geomorpholog...

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Expanding Earth and Declining Gravity: a Chapter in the Recent His...

By: H. Kragh

Description: Niels Bohr Archive, Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. Although speculative ideas of an expanding Earth can be found before World War II, it was only in the 1950s and 1960s that the theory attracted serious attention among a minority of earth scientists. While some of the proponents of the expanding Earth adopted an empiricist attitude by disregarding the physical cause of the assumed expansion, others argued that the cause,...

Pauli, W.: Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg u.a., Vol. 4, Part 1, edited by: von Meyenn, K., Berlin, Springer, 1996.; Peebles, P. J. E. and Dicke, R. D.: The temperature of meteorites and Dirac's cosmology and Mach's principle, J. Geophys. Res., 67, 4063–4070, 1962.; Ramsay, W. H.: On the nature of the Earth's core, Geophys. J. Internat., 5 (suppl. 9), 409–426, 1949.; Ranalli, G.: The expansion-undation hypothesis for geotectonic evolution, ...

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Three-dimensional Finite Element Model of the Drilling Process Use...

By: M. B. Bilgin; K. Gok; A. Gok

Description: Amasya University, Technology Faculty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 05000 Amasya, Turkey. In this study, the drilling process was performed with Kirschner wire (K-wire) for stabilization after reduction of Salter–Harris (SH) type-3 epiphyseal fractures of distal femur. The study was investigated both experimentally and numerically. The numerical analyses were performed with finite element method (FEM), using DEFORM-3D software. Some conditions s...

Alam, K., Mitrofanov, A. V., and Silberschmidt, V. V.: Finite element analysis of forces of plane cutting of cortical bone, Comput. Mater. Sci., 46, 738–743, 2009.; Alam, K., Mitrofanov, A. V., and Silberschmidt, V. V.: Thermal analysis of orthogonal cutting of cortical bone using finite element simulations, International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, 1, 236–251, 2010.; Arrazola, P. J., Ugarte, D., and Domínguez, X.: A new approach for the frict...

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The Social Psychology of Seismic Hazard Adjustment: Re-evaluating ...

By: C. Solberg; T. Rossetto; H. Joffe

Description: Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK. The majority of people at risk from earthquakes do little or nothing to reduce their vulnerability. Over the past 40 years social scientists have tried to predict and explain levels of seismic hazard adjustment using models from behavioural sciences such as psychology. The present paper is the first to synthesise the major findings from the intern...

Bandura, A.: Exercise of human agency through collective efficacy, Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci., 9(3), 75–79, 2000.; Anbarci, N., Escaleras, M., and Register, C. A.: Earthquake fatalities: the interaction of nature and political economy, J. Public Econ., 89(9–10), 1907–1933, 2004.; Armas, I.: Earthquake risk perception in Bucharest, Romania, Risk Anal., 26(5), 1223–1234, 2006.; Armas, I.: Social vulnerability and seismic risk perception. Case study: the historic center of th...

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Preliminary Results of the Social Impact Research Group of Medex: ...

By: M. Gayà; M. Aran; M. C. Llasat; J. Amaro

Description: Meteorological Service of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. One of the aims of the MEDEX project is to improve the knowledge of high-impact weather events in the Mediterranean. According to the guidelines of this project, a pilot study was carried out in two regions of Spain (the Balearic Islands and Catalonia) by the Social Impact Research group of MEDEX. The main goal is to suggest some general and suitable criteria about how to analyse requests received i...

Campins, J., Jansà, A., and Genovés, A.: Heavy rain and strong wind events and cyclones in the Balearics, Adv. Geosci., 7, 73–77, doi:10.5194/adgeo-7-73-2006, 2006b.; Barredo, J. I.: Normalised flood losses in Europe: 1970�-2006, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 97–104, doi:10.5194/nhess-9-97-2009, 2009.; Barriendos, M. and Martín-Vide, J.: Secular climatic oscillations as indicated by catastrophic floods in the Spanish Mediterranean coastal area (14th–19th Centuries), ...

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