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Microalgae possess the potential to produce bio-oils, carbohydrates, protein, amino acids and other value added products, each of which increase its value as a crop. Unfortunately, proven systems do not yet exist for commercial scale production. System designs have generally not adequately accounted for water and energy use at scale, as well as byproduct… (More)
Dartmouth College, for warmly hosting a visit during which this study began. We thank conference for helpful discussions and advice. We especially thank Qiu-hong Wang, Mark Garmaise, and Paul Wolfson for access to data and computation, and Chong Lee Kee for research assistance. As they change jobs, engineers and scientists carry knowledge from one employer… (More)
A new laboratory course at San Jose State University, Advanced Thin Film Processes, integrates fabrication of thin films with design of experiment and statistical analysis of data. In the laboratory section of this course, students work through six multi-week modules that increase in the complexity of design of experiment and statistical analysis of data.… (More)
OBJECTIVES An online survey and focus groups were conducted, providing qualitative information on the work-life balance of psychiatrists and trainees in Australasia. METHODS An invitation to participate in an anonymous online welfare survey was emailed to all the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists trainees, Fellows, and Affiliates.… (More)
Description Uses Stuart Coles' (Coles, Stewart, " An introduction to statistical modeling of extreme values " , Springer-Verlag, London 2001) S-plus functions as ported to the R programming language (ismev) by Alec Stephenson provides a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to ismev for pedagogical purposes.
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta covers more than 1,300 square miles. Its more than 60 " islands " , together with its natural channels and sloughs are the home to 750 species of plants and wildlife as well as 55 species of fish. The Delta is the hub of California's water delivery system, taking runoff from about 40 percent of California's landmass… (More)