A static-renewal, seven day test was developed and
utilized to study the effects of nutrition on the sensitivity
of Mysidopsis intii Holmquist to zinc. It was found that
juvenile growth was the most reliable and sensitive endpoint
that could also reflect the subtle effects of low zinc
concentrations and diet...
My teaching experiences raised questions about the nature of literacy,
especially about its relationship with education and schooling. Common
sense, straightforward definitions of literacy failed to address those questions
adequately, and that inadequacy led to the study which culminates in this
thesis. In Pursuit of Literacy focuses on literacy in...
Household recycling is an important means by which social costs of solid waste
disposal may be reduced. These costs include energy and resource costs of collection
and disposal as well as environmental costs from emissions from landfills, incinerators,
and collection vehicles. In this thesis, a household production model is used...