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Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr.

Diane B. Kunz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1123 words.

Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr. (04 August 1903–09 July 1969), undersecretary of state and businessman, was born in London, England, the son of Herbert Clark Hoover, the thirty-first president...

The Science of Deep History

Conevery Bolton Valencius.

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

September 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 21648 words.

In 1912, United States Geological Survey researcher Myron L. Fuller published an account of the New Madrid earthquakes. This report languished until seismologist Otto Nuttli re-focused...

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Brown, Alexander Ephraim

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 796 words.

Brown, Alexander Ephraim (14 May 1852–26 April 1911), inventor and manufacturer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Fayette Brown, a prominent local businessman, and Cornelia Curtis....

Ending the Separation of Plutonium

Harold A. Feiveson.

in Unmaking the Bomb

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5689 words.

Today there are about 500 tons of separated plutonium, about half of which was produced for weapons during the Cold War. The remainder is a result of civilian programs in the United States,...

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A Disadvantaged Advantage in Walkability: Findings From Socioeconomic and Geographical Analysis of National Built Environment Data in the United States

Katherine E. King and Philippa J. Clarke.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

January 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5344 words.

Urban form—the structure of the built environment—can influence physical activity, yet little is known about how walkable design differs according to neighborhood sociodemographic...

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Do antennule and aesthetasc structure in the crayfish Orconectes virilis correlate with flow habitat?

Kristina S. Mead.

in Integrative and Comparative Biology

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5627 words.

The local flow environment affects the shape of waterborne chemical signals through a variety of physical mechanisms and at several scales. Since crayfish rely on these chemical signals to...

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6 Marine Scientific Research

Joanna Mossop.

in The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 21 pages. 10559 words.

This chapter addresses marine scientific research on the continental shelf beyond 200 nm. Two issues arise for coastal States in exercising their jurisdiction over marine scientific...

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Marine Scientific Research

Tullio Treves.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4587 words.

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Colorado River

George (Rock) Pring and Ryan Moehring.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3520 words.

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Simulation of strip-gap arrangement in cedar plantations to regulate the light environment and competition between dwarf bamboo and beech seedlings

Mizuki Fujishima, Masaaki Naramoto and Hiromi Mizunaga.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6196 words.

We estimate a suitable strip-gap arrangement in Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) plantations to promote the growth of beech (Fagus crenata) seedlings and control dwarf bamboo (Sasa...

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New predictive equations and site amplification estimates for the next-generation Swiss ShakeMaps

Carlo Cauzzi, Benjamin Edwards, Donat Fäh, John Clinton, Stefan Wiemer, Philipp Kästli, Georgia Cua and Domenico Giardini.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Volcanology and Seismology. 10912 words.

We present a comprehensive scientific and technical update of the Swiss customization of United States Geological Survey ShakeMap, in use at the Swiss Seismological Service since 2007. The...

5 Non-living Resources on the Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

Joanna Mossop.

in The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 29 pages. 15504 words.

This chapter focuses on the exploitation of non-living resources on the continental shelf. Article 82 of the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) establishes a process whereby coastal States...

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The Notion of Natural Prolongation in the Current Regime of the Continental Shelf: An Afterlife?

Bing Bing Jia.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11399 words.

The juridical continental shelf (CS), in terms of Article 76(1) of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (the LOS Convention), relies for its existence on the presence of a...

Bering Sea

Suzanne Lalonde.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4302 words.

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Columbia River

George (Rock) Pring and Kirk Whitehead.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2840 words.

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Arctic Region

Michael Byers.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6237 words.

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Part I Assessing the UN Institutional Structure for Global Ocean Governance: The UN’s Role in Global Ocean Governance, 4 The Role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in the Governance of the Seas and Oceans

Surya P Subedi.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 8396 words.

This chapter discusses the role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in the governance...

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Nuclear Waste Disposal

Babette Sievers.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5078 words.

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish

Arnold Berleant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Art Education. 1339 words.

Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish (22 August 1877–09 September 1947), historian of the art of Ceylon and India, metaphysician, and champion of Indian culture in the West, was born in Colombo,...