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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...
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 ...
Multi-scale analysis of urban wetland changes using satellite remote sensing techniques
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-10)
This study investigates urban wetland-cover changes in the Kansas City metropolitan area with analyses at various spatial and temporal scales. Not many studies fully addressed multi-scale urban wetland-cover dynamics in ...
Effects of Selected Contaminants on the Physical, Chemical, and Geotechnical Properties of Aquifer Solid
The primary objective of this study was to investigate the potential effects of hydrocarbons on the geotechnical properties of sand. A series of laboratory experiments were carried out to ascertain the influence of some common and widespread organic...
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 ...