Throughout the world, weather-related and other natural phenomena claim
thousands of lives and devour billions of dollars annually in recovery efforts.
Destruction of life and property in the wake of disasters is devastating, and can
have a dramatic impact on families and businesses around the globe. Yet, published
In the Pacific Northwest, regulatory agencies have recently
implemented management strategies for restoration and maintenance of wood
recruitment to streams over time. This allochthonous organic material is a
critical component in the geomorphic and biological structure of forested
streams. Mathematical models are commonly used to evaluate long-term
wood dynamics in...
Inquiry into the cause of men's premature mortality has been historically framed in a biological deterministic perspective. This research takes an alternative view whereby the possible interactions of psychosocial variables with men's health promoting and health seeking behaviors are examined using cross-sectional survey data with older men. Specifically, this research...
In recent years, log structures have been marketed as an alternative
to conventional light-frame wood structures. Log structures are constructed
using round timbers (or manufactured timbers) that are stacked vertically
and have interlocking corners. Thru-rods and lag screws are used to
provide inter-log connections. This project was conducted to evaluate...