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Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
.S. agriculture, assesses the empirical evidence for local food thus far, assesses the theoretical arguments for and against local food, and develops a new theoretical perspective to examine local food. This study finds the strongest case for local food comes from...
The Ebb and flow of policy, economics, and science: an analysis of policy drivers in the Missouri River Basin
The Missouri River basin underwent a major transformation when the United States Congress approved the Flood Control Act of 1944 and the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project of 1945. Generations removed from those national policy decisions...
Urban Riparian Areas: Ecological And Streamside-Ordinance Assessments
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Streamside protection ordinances have been established in many urbanizing areas; however, there has been a paucity of assessments of the effectiveness of such ordinances. A quantitative assessment of the ecological ...
Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology along the Southern Dead Sea Transform in Wadi 'Arabah Near the municipality of Aqaba, Jordan
The southern Wadi ‘Arabah Valley in Jordan provides an ideal location to investigate both the paleoseismology and archaeoseismology of the region because it is situated directly along the active Dead Sea transform, and ...
Assessment of Seismic Hazards along the Northern Gulf of Aqaba
Aqaba and Elat are very important port and recreation cities for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Israel, respectively. The two cities are the most susceptible to damage from a destructive future earthquake because they ...