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Cleared to land in the desert: commercial air travel's role in the growth and development of Las Vegas as a world-class travel destination
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-04)
This study provides a history of commercial aviation in Las Vegas, focusing on the powerful influence commercial air travel had with the financial help of the federal government on Las Vegas‟s growth and development as ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 075, number 02 (1986 November-December)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1986)
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...
Missouri alumnus, volume 046, number 04 (1958 January)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1958)
Biomineralizers from the proterozoic to today: assessing taxonomy and paleoecology through the lens of taphonomy
The onset of metazoan predation is presumed to have triggered an evolutionary arms race of prey defenses, including the advent of biomineralization. Escalating biological innovations profoundly affected the dynamics of ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 054, number 06 (1965 March)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1965)
Great Lakes lake trout early mortality syndrome (EMS): contaminants, thiamin status, and their possible interaction
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Salmonid populations in the Great Lakes experienced a decline in the early twentieth century, presumably due to over-fishing combined with the introduction of exotic parasites such as the sea lamprey. Despite intensive ...
The effect of oil on permeability of Portland cement mortar
(University of Missouri, 1915)
In the past few years, since the use of concrete has come into such general use, the great question which has come about is to the possibilities of making it watertight. Several different materials have been proven to be ...
Nectar in nicotiana: pollinator associations, sources of variation, and evolutionary consequences
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
genetic basis. However, some differences in trait means and genotype by environment interactions were detected between the novel environment in which the experiment was conducted (Missouri), and the ancestral habitat of this species (Brazil). Therefore...
A directory of graduates and former students of the School of Journalism, University of Missouri, 9th edition
(University of Missouri, 1958)
Novel approaches in macroinvertebrate biomonitoring
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
are influenced by seasonal variability. Two separate studies are presented to address aspects of biological monitoring that are seldom studied. The first study focused on evaluation of Grass Riparian Filter Strip effectiveness in north central Missouri. Streams...
Missouri alumnus, volume 024, number 06 (1936 February)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1936)
Missouri alumnus, volume 055, number 05 (1966 February)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1966)
Mizzou, volume 091, number 4 (2003 Summer)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2003)
Enhancing Development in the Saudi Renewable Energy Sector: A Promising Strategy for Job Creation and Economic Diversification
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
Unemployment, a critical modern problem, has economic as well as social costs. While its economic cost can be illustrated through the loss of the value of labor, its social costs include divorce, addiction to illegal ...
Twenty towns: their histories, town plans, and architecture (1985)
"This book reports on the statewide project Town Puzzles: Putting the Pieces Together, which originated in the Department of Community Development and was conducted in 1983-1984 through the University of Missouri-Columbia Extension Division. In each...
Amphibian metamorphosis and juvenile terrestrial performance following chronic cadmium exposure in the aquatic environment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
degradation and amphibian declines. Manipulative experiments were conducted to investigate the performance (i.e., growth, survival) of amphibians that metamorphose from chemically-contaminated aquatic breeding sites. The heavy metal cadmium (Cd) was selected...
Mizzou, volume 089, number 1 (2000 Fall)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2000)
A Theory of Consumer Fraud in Market Economies
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Of the many forms of human behavior, perhaps none more than those of force and fraud have caused so much harm in both social and ecological environments. In spite of this, neither shows signs of weakening given their ...