Barbara M. Rogers

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Global burned area and biomass burning emissions from small fires" (2012). NASA Publications. Paper 144. [1] In several biomes, including croplands, wooded savannas, and tropical forests, many small fires occur each year that are well below the detection limit of the current generation of global burned area products derived from moderate resolution surface(More)
  • R A Fisher, S Muszala, M Verteinstein, P Lawrence, C Xu, N G Mcdowell +6 others
  • 2015
We describe an implementation of the Ecosystem Demography (ED) concept in the Community Land Model. The structure of CLM(ED) and the physiological and structural modifications applied to the CLM are presented. A major motivation of this development is to allow the prediction of biome boundaries directly from plant physiological 5 traits via their(More)
A social/sexual skills training program for institutionalized mentally retarded adults was evaluated. The target behaviors involved a verbal action or reaction within six skill areas and were taught using a commercially available table game, Sorry, and a specially designed card deck. The program featured response-specific feedback, self-monitoring,(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is reported as one of the most complex chronic diseases worldwide. In the United States, Type 2 DM (T2DM) is the seventh leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Individuals with diabetes require lifelong personal care to reduce the possibility of developing long-term complications. A good knowledge of diabetes risk factors,(More)
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder involving the abnormal communication of vascular structures. HHT typically presents with recurrent epistaxis and telangiectasis of the nasal and buccal mucosa, tongue, and lips. More serious manifestations of this disease include cerebral, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and(More)
BACKGROUND Technology offers opportunities to improve healthcare, but little is known about Internet use by COPD patients. We tested two hypotheses: Internet access is associated with socio-demographic disparities and frequency of use is related to perceived needs. METHODS We analyzed data from a 2007-2008 national convenience sample survey of COPD(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a global cause of both hospital and community-acquired infection. This retrospective, observational study determined the prevalence of MRSA carriers in cardiothoracic and neurological surgical patients presenting to an outpatient preoperative assessment center in Columbus, OH. Aggressive skin and(More)
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