Age structure and growth of shells of the Pacific basket-cockle,
Clinocardium nuttallii in Netarts Bay, Oregon, were investigated with
special emphasis on the differences between subtidal and intertidal
populations. The cockle was chosen for study because its growth is
highly sensitive to physical factors in the environment. Evidence is
Grass seed producers in Oregon's Willamette Valley have
employed the cultural practice of post-harvest open field burning
since the mid-1940's for purposes of field sanitation and crop residue
disposal This practice creates environmental quality problems of
air pollution during the late summer Recent public concern over
the valley's environmental quality...
U.S. foreign policy during the period between World War II and the Vietnam War has been described as part of a “nation-‐building” or “liberal” grand strategy. This thesis contends that understanding U.S. efforts to influence the internal affairs of sovereign states through the spread of liberal values and institutions during...