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[1] The West Siberian Lowland (WSL) contains the world’s most extensive peatlands and a substantial fraction of the global terrestrial carbon pool. Despite its recognition as a carbon reservoir of great significance, the extent, thickness, and carbon content of WSL peatlands have not been analyzed in detail. This paper compiles a wide array of data into a(More)
Current doctrine states that phosphorus is incorporated into cells in the pentavalent(V) oxidation state as orthophosphate. However, recent studies show that microorganisms contain enzymes used to metabolize reduced forms of phosphorous, including phosphite(III) and hypophosphite(I), which suggests that there is a natural source for these chemical species.(More)
The papers in this Special Issue of Educational Technology and Society are extensions of presentations given at the 1999 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Annual Conference held April 5-8, 1999, in Waco, Texas, U.S.A. TxDLA is pleased that our collaboration with IFETS has afforded the opportunity to present these papers for publication in their(More)
BACKGROUND The Christian Medical College, Vellore, in collaboration with Tufts University, Boston, conducted an advanced workshop in e-learning for medical faculty members in India. CONTEXT E-learning can enhance educational reforms for today's computer-literate generation, and keep faculty members up to speed in a rapidly changing world. The purpose of(More)
with a capillary fluid layer N. Hashemi, M. R. Paul, H. Dankowicz, M. Lee, and W. Jhe Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia 24061, USA Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 61801, USA Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul(More)
Approximately every 10 years the fixed market basket of commodities and services supporting the Consumer Price Index is updated in a process referred to as a revision of the index. Samples of specific items in the fixed market basket are selected within a newly designed, stratified sample of geographic areas on a continuing rotation basis. The prices of the(More)
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