in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 37 words.
Pointing in brickwork with the mortar sloping outwards from the underside of one brick to the face of the one
in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering
January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 28 words.
A horizontal masonry joint that slopes outwards from the top of the joint to shed rainwater away from the wall.
in Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds
June 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7946 words.
Shorebirds breeding in the Arctic must balance energetic demands with the need to incubate, and how this balance is struck could be influenced by whether incubation is shared betweenparents...
in The Spanish Convoy of 1750
May 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 2009 words.
All seven ships of the flota now reached the most dangerous stage of their brief voyage since leaving Havana—trying to reach safety on land. After surviving the pounding dealt out by the...
in American Journal of Agricultural Economics
January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 13331 words.
This article investigates the impact that indemnity payments from index insurance have on the asset recovery of households following a catastrophic weather disaster. Our focus is on the...
A More Effective Scouring Agent: The New Year’s Eve Debris Flood and the Collapse of Local Flood Control, 1930–1934
in Hazardous Metropolis
May 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11165 words.
The 1914 vision of hydraulic order had mutated into a technocratic nightmare. Over the previous twenty years, southern Californians spent fifty million dollars on a comprehensive plan, a...