• Bastions of turf: frisians, terpen and the re-adoption of a "working" landscape 

    Bartlett, C. N., 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Terpen are dwelling mounds constructed from the sixth century BCE through the present. This thesis examines the landscapes formation and re-adoption through the fifth century. These mounds were built in several waves by ...
  • Land cover changes (1815 to 2007) in the central Missouri River Hills 

    Hunt, Kevin A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The legacy of land use can influence landscape dynamics for centuries, potentially altering subsequent plant species composition, nutrient cycling and hydrology. To understand how previous land use has affected landscape ...
  • Payday lending: spatial distribution and neighborhood demographics 

    Treece, James Paul Wang (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Payday lending is a topic of much controversy. Issuing short term loans to high risk borrowers, payday lenders often charge interest rates in excess of 400% APR. Many consumer advocates and researchers have argued that ...