Category Archives: Earth & Environmental Sciences

Journals from Earth & Environmental Sciences

A Model for Measuring Geographic Information Systems Success

Author(s):Khalid A. Eldrandaly, Soaad M. Naguib, Mohammed M. Hassan ABSTRACT Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become a fact of our life as they are being used by more people and organizations for more complex decision problems than ever before. The … Continue reading

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Associations of Jet Streams with Tornado Outbreaks in the North America

Author(s):Igor G. Zurbenko, Mingzeng Sun ABSTRACT Jet streams, a current of fast winds located about seven miles up near the tropopause, are major weather driving factors in the mid-latitudes. Using the Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications (MERRA) reanalysis … Continue reading

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Simulating Ocean and Tidal Current Power Plants with Homer

Author(s):Andrea Fischer, Jones S. Silva, Alexandre Beluco, Luiz Emílio B. Almeida ABSTRACT The oceans can provide us with several direct sources of renewable energy, such as wave energy, energy from currents and energy in thermal gradients among other energy resources. … Continue reading

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Application of Commensurability in Earthquake Prediction

Author(s):Youjin Su1, Hui Hu ABSTRACT This article introduces application of the expanding commensurability in earthquake prediction. The results show that most of the world’s major earthquake occurred at their commensurable points of time axis. An EQ 7.0 occurred in Lushan … Continue reading

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SCIRP’s Journal Ranking (January 2015)

SCIRP’s Journal Ranking comprises the compilation and sorting of all results gathered from the pages called “Journal Metrics / Impact Factor” of each journal. The page can be reached by clicking “Google-based Impact Factor” on the journal home page (Figure … Continue reading

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Hunting Intensity on Wildlife Population in Oban Sector of Cross River National Park

Author(s): G. A. Lameed1, J. K. Omifolaji2, A. S. Abere3, S. O. Ilori1 ABSTRACT Hunting intensity in Oban Sector of Cross River National Park, Nigeria was investigated. The methodology involved the recording of signs of hunting activity using line transects, … Continue reading

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Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley Plants

Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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A New Method of Estimating Wave Energy from Ground Vibrations

Author(s): K. Ram Chandar, V. R. Sastry ABSTRACT Performance of explosive energy is rated in a number of ways, obtained either from theoretical calculations or from experimental tests. However, it is difficult to determine the amount of the explosive energy … Continue reading

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Detection and Mapping of Water Quality Variation in the Godavari River Using Water Quality Index, Clustering and GIS Techniques

Author(s): Indrani Gupta, Awkash Kumar, Chandrakant Singh, Rakesh Kumar ABSTRACT The objective of this research is to develop a tool for planning and managing the water quality of River Godavari. This is achieved by classifying the pollution levels of Godavari … Continue reading

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Statistical Study of foF2 Diurnal Variation at Dakar Station from 1971 to 1996: Effect of Geomagnetic Classes of Activity on Seasonal Variation at Solar Minimum and Maximum

Author(s): Ali Mahamat Nour, Ouattara Frédéric, Zerbo Jean Louis, Gyébré Aristide Marie Frédéric, Nanéma Emmanuel, Zougmoré François Abstract The statistical study of F2 layer critical frequency at Dakar station from 1971 to 1996 is carried out. This paper shows foF2 statistical … Continue reading

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