Tag: "criticizes" at biology news
Duke Geologist Decries Using Engineering Models To Predict Natural Phenomena
...rps and the Shore (1996, IslandPress), a book that criticizes
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' use ofpredictive mathematical models such as "GENESIS" and "SBEACH"to model beaches. Such models use mathematical equations to represent such factors as wavecharacteristics, the density and porosity of ...
NEI criticizes fear-mongering by authors of used fuel paper
...ne of the paper's authors is affiliated. The paper criticizes
used fuel storage methods at nuclear power plants and theorizes about the possible effects of a successful terrorist attack on those facilities. The paper misapplies a simplistic 2001 analysis by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and intentionally mi...
UF researcher: Animals think in their own way, but unlike humans
...om any other book in a long time." The book also criticizes
animal enthusiasts Jane Goodall, a primatologist, and Peter Singer, founder of the "Animal Liberation" philosophy, for humanizing animals, disagreeing with their positions that humans have few, if any, psychological abilities unique from animals. "...
Articles on forest fire risks published in BioScience
...and William H. Romme of Colorado State University, criticizes
the view that decades of fire suppression have promoted unnaturally-large accumulations of fuel, and that these have fed unprecedentedly large, severe wildfires across Western forests. This philosophy, which grew mainly out of studies in ponderosa pi...