Tag: "management" at biology news
New scientific and conservation institute launched in Florida
...ack to scientists and resource managers, so better management
solutions can be implemented against threats to healthy marine ecosystems, such as red tides. Ocean Research & Conservation Association will launch a nationwide public outreach effort later this year aimed at raising funds and public awareness for t...
STN AnaVist is powerful new analysis & visualization software
... intelligence, research & development strategy and management
decision-making. "STN AnaVist creates an interactive workspace to interpret patent and research data in new and innovative ways. It allows users to identify relationships between the data. The features enhance views on developments in research and t...
K-State professor studies how landscape dynamics affect extinction risk for migratory songbirds
...d, which would obviously compromise the success of management
actions aimed at recovering the population. With said the model illustrates how assessment of a species' extinction risk may vary widely among landscapes of similar structure, depending upon how quickly the landscape achieved its current state. Thus,...
University looks to the past in fight against disease
...mal disease problems to inform future research and management
policies. Professor Michael Worboys, who heads CHS...that could write a review of the experience of the management
of infectious diseases in the 20th Century in both industrialised and third world countries. "Our st...
Clarke Prize for water science and technology to Yale's Elimelech
...lude ultraviolet disinfection, membranes, salinity management
and desalination, riverbank filtration and education. Elimelech, the Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, is a specialist in the physiochemical processes in natural water and in engineered aquatic systems. He direc...
Leprosy microbes lead scientists to immune discovery
...h to quality of care measurement; from health care management
to international health and human rights....
Elusive salamanders have role in developing new sampling models
... process will provide valuable information for the management
of flatwoods salamander habitat. A final component of the project is technology transfer, as this research is expected to produce results and a tool useful to scientists and others working with rare species. "In the third year of the project, we will...
DOE JGI releases latest version of IMG
...ion of the Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) data management
system has been released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI). IMG 1.1, contains 32 new public genomes and 14 new genomes sequenced by DOE JGI, bringing the total of genomes in IMG to 337. These include 301 bacterial, ...
Water quality a major focus of $14 million grant to the University of Arizona
...ntal Health Sciences, will improve hazardous waste management
in Arizona and the Southwest and can serve as a model for arid and semi-arid regions the world. Removing arsenic from drinking water is a new challenge facing water utilities throughout the West because the Environmental Protection Agency has reduced...
Native lands issues to be highlighted at 8th World Wilderness Congress
... is different this time is the scale. Native lands management
is critical to conservation efforts, and we will d...its territory as a wilderness area, the CSKT has a management
plan that protects both the ecological integrity and cultural values of their tribal lands, while op...
2005 Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award: George J. Flick Jr.
...regulations, utilize food commodities, and develop management
skills. He also established a Risk Management gro... provides educational programs on the analysis and management
of risks within foods and healthcare products. One of these programs, for example, is anticipated t...
Temple engineers recieve NSF grant to develop interactive high school biology curriculum
...all aspects of software development as well as for management
of the project, Susan M. Miller, director of the Instructional and Learning Technology Program in Temple's College of Education will serve as a co-principal investigator on the project. Miller will design and co-ordinate project evaluation as well as...
CI launches unprecedented marine conservation initiatives
...as a new concept large-scale, multiple-use marine management
regimes with restrictive zoning where greater prot...wildlife populations. Ensuring effective marine management
requires a firm foundation of credible science. The Marine Management Area science program will help...
Researchers determine temperature-driven rootworm forecast
...This flexibility can improve Western corn rootworm management
decisionsby showing when an insecticide applicatio...itute management. It letsus orient in time to make management
decisions," he said. "When weincorporate this to overall management, we will limit pesticide usage t...
Device traps, disables harmful bacteria
...s occupant comfort, economic factors, and building management
strategies to ensure that the health risks associated with bioaerosol exposure are as low as practical."...
Medical advances, new discoveries highlighted at Society of Nuclear Medicine's 52nd Annual Meeting
...iewed, and general recommendations regarding their management
will be discussed. The health, economic and psychological impact of an attack with dirty bombs will be summarized, and the roles and actions of first responders will be described. The indications for and the effectiveness of treatment for internal co...
Biodiversity works both ways
...rophic levels. This should be considered in future management
Plant pathologists evaluate eco-friendly alternatives to methyl bromide
...ted approach that utilizes biologically-based pest management
tactics, such as PGPRs, soil solarization, and biological control agents combined with crop rotations and cover crops will be a necessity in the future," said Erin Rosskopf, USDA-ARS, U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, Fort Pierce, FL. "A multi-...
NIH awards $10.4 million to Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Florida
... Florida, will oversee the establishment of a data management
infrastructure for managing and analyzing the flood of data that comes from those screens. He will also develop the interfaces for users and for scientific instruments so that data can be automatically analyzed and uploaded once acquired. The data wi...
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades
... increasing population pressure not accompanied by management
practices compatible with the new population size,...on and other forms of degradation. Proper land use management
policies are needed to protecting existing vegetative cover from overgrazing, over-exploitation, tra...
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