Prevention of groundwater contamination by agricultural
chemicals requires an understanding of the complex
processes that control pesticide movement below the soil
surface. Through this understanding it is possible to try
to predict which areas may be most vulnerable to
contamination. The many models that have been developed to
The OSU Extension Soil Sensitivity Database lists
nonirrigated and irrigated soil sensitivity ratings for every
map unit of every soil survey in Oregon. These ratings
were developed for the Oregon Water Quality Decision
Aid, a tool for evaluating groundwater vulnerability to
The Oregon Water Quality Decision Aid (OWQDA) is
a first-tier screening tool that allows you to make a broad
determination of the likelihood that a specific chemical,
when applied to a specific Oregon soil, will move through
the soil and contaminate groundwater. The OWQDA
develops separate assessments of soil sensitivity...
The three-grating optical interferometer is studied to identify restrictions
on alignment and improve stability. A description of the way a three-grating
interferometer works is given as well as a method for proper set up. The overall
power loss through the three gratings is measured and can be used to estimate...
The significance of dress in a first encounter situation has
been demonstrated empirically: clothing serves as a vehicle for communicating
information from one person to another. Thus, it is influential
in affecting the formation of first impressions. This
study was undertaken to explore the elements of dress that are most...
Myxobacteria are known to occur in the aquatic environment,
however, little information is available regarding the taxonomy of
these organisms. This investigation was initiated in an attempt to
classify a group of fresh water cytophagas on the basis of biochemical
and physiological as well as cultural and morphological characteristics.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of parent education on
increasing parental awareness of vegetable servings needed by preschool children,
lowering barriers to increase vegetable consumption in their children's diets, increasing
confidence in their ability to increase vegetables in their children's meals, and promoting
Kate Chopin, author of the proto-feminist novel The Awakening, was also a prolific writer of short stories. Nineteen of her stories were originally published in Vogue
magazine between 1893 and 1900. This study looks at six of these stories, "The Father of
Desiree's Baby," "A Respectable Woman," "The Dream of...