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The Organization of Government in Metropolitan Areas: A Theoretical Inquiry
Allusions to the “problem of metropolitan government†are often made in characterizing the difficulties supposed to arise because a metropolitan region is a legal non-entity. From this point ofExpand
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Infectious Prions in the Saliva and Blood of Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease
A critical concern in the transmission of prion diseases, including chronic wasting disease (CWD) of cervids, is the potential presence of prions in body fluids. To address this issue directly, weExpand
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Upward ant distribution shift corresponds with minimum, not maximum, temperature tolerance.
Rapid climate change may prompt species distribution shifts upward and poleward, but species movement in itself is not sufficient to establish climate causation. Other dynamics, such as disturbanceExpand
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Climate fails to predict wood decomposition at regional scales
spatial scale from which they are inferred. We show that the common assumption that climate is a predominant control on decomposition is supported only when local-scale variation is aggregated intoExpand
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Population characteristics of feral horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia and their management implications
Control of feral borse populations (Equus caballus) on public lands is restricted to nonlethal methods. These methods can limit population growth, however, efficacy may very among populations withExpand
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The putative niche requirements and landscape dynamics of Microstegium vimineum: an invasive Asian grass
The theoretical foundations of population and community ecology stress the importance of identifying crucial niche requirements and life history stages of invasive species and, in doing so, giveExpand
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Orographic Precipitation in the Tropics: The Dominica Experiment
The Dominica Experiment (DOMEX) took place in the eastern Caribbean from 4 April to 10 May 2011 with 21 research flights of the Wyoming King Air and several other observing systems. The goal was anExpand
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Drug combinations are commonly used to immobilize white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) for capture or handling. Although efficacy of various compatible and complementary drugs has been testedExpand
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Social Insects Dominate Eastern US Temperate Hardwood Forest Macroinvertebrate Communities in Warmer Regions
Earthworms, termites, and ants are common macroinvertebrates in terrestrial environments, although for most ecosystems data on their abundance and biomass is sparse. Quantifying their areal abundanceExpand
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From October 2001 to January 2002, captive free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) were immobilized with a combination of carfentanil citrate and xylazine hydrochloride. From thisExpand
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