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Maize transpiration in response to meteorological conditions

thermal method of continual recording the transpiration flow rate dynamics. Biologia Plantarum, 19, 413-420. Li H., Liu Y., Cai J., Mao X., 2011: Change of sap flow rate and stem diameter microvariation of summer maize and influent factors. Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 27, 187-191. Lindroth A., Cermak J., Kuˇcera J., Cienciala E., Eckersten H., 1995: Sap flow by heat balance method applied to small size Salix-trees in a short-rotation forest. Biomass and Bioenergy, 18, 7-15. Matejka F

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Aerodynamic Parameters of Windbreak Based on its Optical Porosity

farmland shelter-forests. Arid Land Geography, 28, 1, 120-123. Zhu J., Gonda Y., Matsuzaki T., Yamamoto M., 2003: Modeling relative wind speed by optical stratification porosity within the canopy of a coastal protective forest at different stem densities. Silva Fennica, 37, 2, 189-204.

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The rhetoric and reality of public participation in planning

do not necessarily accurately reflect public interests and participants do not necessarily play influential roles’. The basic dilemma stems from the perpetual tension between the need for effective governance and the need for maximum accountability. While the former invokes centralist tendencies in government, the latter demands greater decentralization. Fundamentally, as we shall see in the present research, the degree of participation open to citizens varies with local context. As E. Conrad et al. (2011 : 761) have noted ‘whilst public participation is now

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The Significance of an Antenna for Jamming Resistance of a GPS Receiver

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At present jamming is considered one of the main threats to a GPS receiver’s user, both in dynamic and stationary conditions, and especially regarding telecommunication synchronization. Threats stemming from the use of cheap jammers, more and more commonly referred to as Personal Protecting Devices, available on the Internet, are especially dangerous. Despite the formal ban on using them, there is evidence that they are in common use. Therefore the problem which has hitherto been considered marginal needs to be urgently investigated. Reports dealing with investigations on jamming focus mostly on analyses of effects of various jammers on receivers. This article presents part of the results of experiments focused on the effects and it shows that the effects of jamming when the same device is used depend on both the receiver and the antenna it employs.

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Evaluation of the Impact of Breathing Air Contamination on Safe Performance of Hyperbaric Exposure

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The evaluation of the impact of contamination in breathing air intended for hyperbaric purposes is essential both for practical and theoretical reasons. The quality of breathing air and the breathing mixes obtained on its basis is of crucial importance with regard to divers’ safety in the course of underwater works. The existing contaminants, as well as substandard quality gases have an adverse impact on divers’ health and life, both in terms of the physiological impact on the body, and fire hazards in hyperbaric complexes. In the process of breathing air production we deal with a few sources of potential contaminants stemming from technical measures. The human body is also responsible for the release of contaminants in hyperbaric conditions. The article presents the above issues and provides insight into existing threats.

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The Attempt to Use Levelling Rods for Testing Metric Properties of Surveying Instruments, Which are Used for Reflectorless Distance Measurements

, The Doctor's Thesis, Rozprawa doktorska, AGH Kraków. Lindberg, E., Holmgren, J., Olofsson, K. & Olsson, H., (2012). Estimation of stem attributes using a combination of terrestrial and airborne laser scanning. European Journal of Forest Research, Volume 131, Issue 6, pp. 1917-1931, ISSN 1341-6979. Monserrat, O. & Crosetto, M., (2008). Deformation measurement using terrestrial laser scanning data and least squares 3D surface matching. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume 63, Issue 1, January 2008, pp. 142

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Applications Of Terrestrial Laser Scanning And GIS In Forest Inventory

.M., Hetherington, D., Morsdorf, F., Koetz, B., Allgower, B., 2007. Forest canopy gap fraction from terrestrial laser scanning. In IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 4, pp. 157–160. Erikson, M., Karin, V., 2003. Finding tree-stems in laser range images of young mixed stands to perform selective cleaning. In: Proceedings of the ScandLaser Scientific Workshop on Airborne Laser Scanning of Forest , pp. 244–250. Fischer, M., Scholten, H., Unwin, D., 2005. Spatial Analytical Perspectives on GIS, GISdata 4. Taylor & Francis e-library, United Kingdom

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New trends in social housing allocation – case study (City of Poznań, Poland)

of current changes in the social dwelling allocation procedure has been closely examined by I. Cole, B. Iqbal, L. Slocombe and T. Trott (2001) . An innovative solution to the problem of social housing allocation, a sort of breakthrough solution, is the so-called Delft system, applied in most Dutch municipalities. The name of the system stems from the Dutch city of Delft, where the system was put into practice for the first time at the beginning of the 90s. At the end of the 90s it was also implemented in Great Britain in the form of allocation that takes into

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The impact of depopulation in urban areas on the development of built-up suburban areas – the case of Poznań and Skórzewo

recurring mistakes, which often thwart attempts at their solution. The most important challenges relating to the suburbanisation process in the Poznań Conurbation in recent years have included the reduction of the degradation of the suburban landscape (such landscape often consists of complexes of chaotic developments with irrational functional structure); the restoration of due value to public spaces; the reconstruction of social relationships and natural structures; and the alleviation of the congestion on the roads ( Bonenberg 2011 : 11). An important issue that stems

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The symbolic dimension of the city – the presence of a dragon in the urban space of Krakow

identity of a place is expressed in phrases such as: “a beloved place”, “oh, great! – How typically Krakovian” or “I am from here”. The anti - identity of a place stems, above all, from the feeling of weakening, or even breaking the traditional attitudes of identification with the private homeland. When identification with a place is weak or negative, then the social or personal dimension is blurred (or unconscious), and the city is not considered significant in any of them. The personal identity of a place requires a person’s openness, it is unstable and

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