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'llefccu so fthisrepm tisonthecomprative state ofrhe software engineering practice in the U.S. and Japan from a software process perspective that is, the report characterizes the softswue processes currently used by software managers and practitioners in the U.S. and Japan. The U.S. data for this comparative study of the state of software practice in the(More)
Julia Gale obtained a Ph.D. in structural geology from Exeter University in 1987. She taught structural geology and tectonics for 12 years at the University of Derby. She moved to the University of Texas at Austin in 1998, working as a research associate first in the Department of Geological Sciences and then the Bureau of Economic Geology. Her interests(More)
Dolomite reservoirs are important sources of hydrocarbons, and fluid flow within them is commonly influenced by fractures. Understanding of fundamental processes that govern properties of such reservoirs, namely precipitation of authigenic dolomite and fracturing, has remained elusive, making prediction and characterization challenging. Studies of fractured(More)
Recovery-oriented practice, an approach aligned towards the service user perspective, has dominated the mental health care arena. Numerous studies have explored service users' accounts of the purpose, meaning and importance of 'recovery'; however, far less is known about healthcare staff confidence in its application to care delivery. A self-efficacy(More)
Julia Gale obtained a Ph.D. in structural geology from Exeter University in 1987. She taught structural geology and tectonics for 12 years at the University of Derby. She moved to the University of Texas at Austin in 1998, working as a research associate first in the Department of Geological Sciences and then at the Bureau of Economic Geology. Her interests(More)
Research suggests that clients need to be made aware of the relationship between thinking and emotional and behavioural reactions at the start of the therapeutic work. This paper looks at the clinical processes of educating the client about this relationship in a seven-step ABC model. Rationales for each of the seven steps are given. The model illustrates(More)
The Olmos Formation is composed of shelf, shoreface, and delta-system sandstones and associated mudstones. Facies architecture has distinct lateral and vertical variations. Cores are essential for documenting specific facies, and such cores are rare. Hy-drodynamic and biological features down to several inches are, however, apparent and recognizable on(More)
The State of Texas Advanced Resource Recovery program, Project STARR, has been successful in its major objective to increase royalty income to the Permanent School Fund and severance taxes to the General Fund through technological and research projects that promote the drilling of profitable oil and gas wells on State Lands and Waters. The Bureau of(More)
To prepare the registered nurse of tomorrow in the United Kingdom (UK) to care for patients in general practice (GP)-led services, today's student nurses need to have the opportunity to experience placements with practice nurses to enable them to make positive career choices to become practice nurses in the future. The role of the practice nurse is(More)