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Using spatial metrics to assess the efficacy of biodiversity conservation within the Romanian Carpathian Convention area

statistical modelling approach , Landscape and Urban Planning, 79, 1, 65-76, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Iojă C. I., Pătroescu Maria, Rozylowicz L., Popescu V. D., Vergheleţ M., Zotta M. I., Felciuc Mihaela (2010), The efficacy of Romania’s protected areas network in conserving biodiversity , Biological Conservation, 143, 11, 2468-2476, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Knorn J., Kuemmerle T., Radeloff V. C., Szabo Alina, Mîndrescu M., Keeton W. S., Abrudan I., Griffiths P., Gancz V., Hostert P. (2012), Forest restitution and the protected area

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Traffic and Tillage Effects on Soil Water Conservation and Winter Wheat Yield in the Loess Plateau, China

, Cai DX, Hoogmoed WB, Oenema O, Perdok UD. Developments in conservation tillage in rainfed regions of North China. Soil Tillage Res. 2007;93:239-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2006.05.005. [9] Tullberg J. Tillage, traffic and sustainability - A challenge for ISTRO. Soil Tillage Res. 2010;111:26-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2010.08.008. [10] Gicheru P, Gachene C, Mbuvi J, Mare E. Effects of soil management practices and tillage systems on surface soil water conservation and crust formation on a sandy loam in semi-arid Kenya. Soil Tillage Res

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Lantana Camara and Butterfly Abundance in an Urban Landscape: Benefits for Conservation or Species Invasion?

.T. (2014). Response of native insect communities to invasive plants. Annu. Rev. Entomol., 59, 119-141. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-011613-162104. Bhardwaj, M., Uniyal, V.P., Sanyal, A.K. & Singh A.P. (2012). Butterfly communities along an elevational gradient in the Tons valley, Western Himalayas: Implications of rapid assessment for insect conservation. J. Asia-Pac. Entomol., 15, 207-217. doi : 10.1016/j.aspen.2011.12.003. Bloch, D., Werdenberg, N. & Erhardt A. (2006). Pollination crisis in the butterfly-pollinated wild carnation Dianthus

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Woody Species Diversity, Regeneration and Socioeconomic Benefits Under Natural Forest and Adjacent Coffee Agroforests at Belete Forest, Southwest Ethiopia

References Aerts, R., Hundera, K., Berecha, G., Gijbels, P., Baeten, M., Mechelen, M.V., Hermy, M., Muys, B. & Honnay O. (2011). Semi-forest coffee cultivation and the conservation of Ethiopian Afromontane rainforest fragments. For. Ecol. Manag. , 261(6), 1034–1041. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2010.12.025. Anthony, F., Combes, M.C., Astorga, C., Bertrand, B., Graziosi, G. & Lashermes P. (2002). The origin of cultivated Coffea arabica L. varieties revealed by AFLP and SSR markers. Theor. Appl. Genet ., 104(5), 894−900. DOI: 10.1007/s00122

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Land Consolidations as an Effective Instrument in Soil Conservation

European Politics and Societies, 17(2), 305-331. DOI: 10.1177/0888325403017002006. Janeček, M. et al. (2007). The agriculture soil conservation (in Czech). Praha: Výzkumný ústav meliorací a ochrany půdy v. v. i. Janeček, M. et al. (2012a): The agriculture soil conservation (in Czech). Praha: ČZU. Janeček, M., Květoň, V., Kubátová, E. & Kobzová D. (2012b). Differentiation and regionalization of rainfall erosivity factor values in the Czech Republic. Soil and Water Research, 7(1), 1-9. Kadlec, M. & Toman F

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Land Degradation and Management within Upper Racova Catchment

, Romania. Wischmeier, W.H., Smith, D.D. , 1960, A Universal Soil-Loss Equation to guide conservation farm planning , Trans. Int. Congr. Soil Sci., 7th, 418-425 p. Wischmeier, W.H., Smith, D.D. , 1978, Predicting Rainfall Erosion Losses, A Guide to Conservation Planning , USDA Agriculture Handbook No. 537. USDA: Washington DC, USA.

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Study of Archeometric Characteristics of a Panel Painted Icon Form XIXth Century

Support from Transylvania. Current Analytical Chemistry, 2010 , 6, 53-59. 6. Derrick, M.R.; Stulik, D.; Landry, J.M. Scientific tools for Conservation, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 1999, pp. 236. 7. Sandu, I.C.A.; Bracci, S.; Sandu, I.; Lobefaro, M. Integrated Analytical Study for the Authentication of Five Russian Icons (XVI-XVII centuries), Microscopy Research And Technique, 2009 , 72, 755-765. 8. Darwish, S.S.; Scientific Investigation Of The Materials And Techniques Used In A 19th Century Egyptian

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Action Research in Landscape Ecology (Šumava Biosphere Reserve, Czech Republic Case Study )

(2000). European Landscape Convention. Florence: Council of Europe. On-line available on$FILE/OZV_anglicky_text_EoUK_20120125.pdf . Downloaded 02. 06. 2017 Elbakidze, M., Angelstam, P., Sandstrom, C., Stryamets, N., Crow, S., Axelsson, R., Stryamets, G. & Yamelynets T. (2013). Biosphere Reserves for conservation and development in Ukraine? Legal recognition and establishment of the Roztochya initiative. Environ. Conserv., 40(2), 157-166. DOI: 10.1017/S0376892912000434

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Diversity of Earthworms in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

, J.M and Ramasamy, E.V., 2012, Earthworm diversity at Nilgiri biosphere reserve, Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity Conservation, 21:3343–3353. Chaudhuri, P. S., Bhattacharjee, S., 2011, Reproductive biology of eight tropical earthworm species of rubber plantations in Tripura, India. Tropical Ecology, 52 (1): 49–60. Dey, A., Chaudhuri, P. S., 2013, Density, diversity and distribution of earthworms in pineapple plantation (Ananus comosus) plots of different ages in West Tripura, India. In: Climate Change and Biodiversity, P. K. Bharti and A. Chauhan, Eds

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Axial profiles of heat transfer coefficients in a liquid film evaporator


Regeneration is the most efficient way of managing used oil. It saves money by preventing costly clean-ups and liabilities associated with mismanagement of used oil and it also helps to protect the environment. A numerical study of the flow, heat and mass transfer characteristics of the vertical evaporating tube with the films flowing down on both the inside and the outside tube surfaces has been carried out. Condensation occurs along the outside wall surface and evaporation at the free surface of the inside film. The calculation domain of two film flow regions and tube wall is solved simultaneously. The longitudinal variation of temperature, mass flow rate, and hence the thickness of the films downward the tube can be obtained by applying conservation of the energy requirement to the differential element.

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