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Proposal of an Operational Model to Measure Feelings and Emotions in Urban Space

Tool for Evaluating Emotional Responses in Virtual Environments . (Master’s Thesis). University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Luminescence and radiocarbon dating as tools for the recognition of extraterrestrial impacts

, Buck CE, Burr G, Edwards RL, Friedrich M, Grootes PM, Guilderson TP, Hajdas I, Heaton TJ, Hogg AG, Hughen KA, Kraiser KF, Kromer B, McCormac FG, Manning S, Reimer RW, Richards DA, Southon JR, Talamo S, Turney CSM, van der Plicht J, Weyhenmeyer CE, 2009. IntCal09 and Marine09 radiocarbon age calibration curves, 0–50,000 years cal BP. Radiocarbon 51: 1111–1150. [14] Stankowski WTJ, 2005. Luminiscence as a tool of impact craters recognition. Presentation at the Workshop in Słubice “Landscape development in central European Lowland during past

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Testing of Sealing Elements for FIB-1 Apparatus Designed to Liquidate Open Eruption by Drilling Tools

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Tool for Drought Monitoring in the Danube Region – Methods and Preliminary Developments

–19. IPCC, 2014. Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L.A. Meyer (eds.)]. IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, 151 p. Kerr, Y.H., Waldteufel, P., Wigneron, J.P., Delwart, S., Cabot, F., Boutin, J., Escorihuela, M.J., Font, J., Reul, N., Gruhier, C., Juglea, S.E. 2010. The SMOS mission: New tool for monitoring key elements of the global water cycle. Proceedings of the IEEE 98(5), 666–687. DOI: 10.1109/jproc.2010

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240+239Pu depositional signatures as a viable geochronological tool in the Amazon Basin

tool as the 239 Pu and 240 Pu atomic ratios ( 240 Pu/ 239 Pu) can be used to indicate the source. For instance, 240 Pu/ 239 Pu atomic ratios from global fallout (~0.18) differ from well-known 240 Pu/ 239 Pu atomic ratios from events such as Fukushima (0.30–0.33) ( Zheng et al ., 2012 ) and Chernobyl (~0.43) ( Ketterer et al ., 2004b ). These distinct ratios may be useful for separating phases of sediment deposition because the nuclear accidents and testing dates are well known ( Kelley et al ., 1999 ). There are six principal radio-isotopes of Plutonium

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The Evaluation of Selected Air Pollutants in Košice for the Period 2008-2010 / Analýza Znečisťujúcich Látok Vo Vybraných Monitorovacích Staniciach Mesta Košice Za Obdobie 2008 - 2010

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In general, air quality is determined from the concentrations of pollutants in ambient air. Air quality criteria (limit and target values, margin of tolerances, upper and lower assessment thresholds) are based on the current legislative framework. In Slovakia, the air quality criteria are imposed by Decree No 360/2010 Coll, on air quality, of the Ministry of Environment [1]. In relation to the implemented measurements, it is necessary to choose effective tools needed for the pre-processing and post-processing of overall air quality assessment. The article aims at applying suitable GIS tools in the assessment process of air quality in the Košice agglomeration for the selected period 2008-2010. In the overall assessment of the area in question, the processing of information on emissions declared as particulate matter (PM) was considered in terms of a conservative approach to the assessment of air quality for PM10. For the assessment, the yearbooks and reports on air quality in Slovakia in 2008-2010 of the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMI) and professional publications were used

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The D e (T, t) plot: A straightforward self-diagnose tool for post-IR IRSL dating procedures

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This study presents a new self-diagnose method for the recently developed post-IR infrared stimulated luminescence (pIRIR) dating protocols. This criterion studies the dependence of equivalent dose (D e) on measurement-temperature (T) and time (t), by applying the D e (t) analysis to the IRLS and pIRIR signals measured under different temperatures, and combines these D e (t) plots into one, so-called the D e (T, t) plot. The pattern of the D e (T, t) plot is shown to be affected by anomalous fading, partial bleaching and non-bleachable signal. A D e plateau can be achieved in the D e (T, t) plot only when the effects of these factors are insignificant. Therefore, this plot can be used as a self-diagnose tool for the validity of pIRIR results. The D e (T, t) analysis has been applied to four recently developed pIRIR protocols, using aeolian samples with different ages. The results show that this self-diagnose tool can be applied to different pIRIR protocols for validating the pIRIR dating results and evaluating the pIRIR measurement conditions.

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Kohonen artificial neural networks and the IndVal index as supplementary tools for the quantitative analysis of palaeoecological data

Erratum to: GEOCHRONOMETRIA 42 (2015): 189–201, KOHONEN ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS AND THE IndVal INDEX AS SUPPLEMENTARY TOOLS FOR THE QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF PALAEOECOLOGICAL DATA DOI 10.1515/geochr-2015-0021 The online version of the original article can be found at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/geochr-2015-0021 Due to the unwitting but undoubted fault of the first and third authors, important people and institutions were omitted from our Acknowledgements. We are very grateful to Dr. Milena Obremska from Warsaw Research Center for providing unpublished

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Kohonen Artificial Neural Networks and the IndVal Index as Supplementary Tools for the Quantitative Analysis of Palaeoecological Data

Using Lake Sediments. Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Dordrecht, Springer: 167-200. Legendre P and Birks HJB, 2012b. From classical to canonical ordination. In: Birks HJB, Lotter AF, Juggins S and Smol JP, eds., Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments. Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Dordrecht, Springer: 201-248. Lek S and Guégan JF, 1999. Artificial neural networks as a tool in ecological modelling, an introduction. Ecological Modelling 120: 65-73, DOI 10.1016/S0304

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The 443-Year Tree-Ring Chronology for the Scots Pine from Upper Silesia (Poland) as A Dating Tool and Climate Proxy

the light of analysis of tree-ring sequences of Scots Pine, Douglas fir, and native species of Oak). Wydawnictwo In Plus. Szczecin: 1-143 (in Polish). Cook ER and Kairiukstis LA, eds., 1990. Methods of Dendrochronolo¬gy: Applications in the Environmental Sciences. Springer, Dor- drecht-Boston-London: 1-395. Čufar K, De Luis M, Zupančič M, Eckstein D, 2008. A 548-Year Tree¬Ring Chronology of Oak (Quercus spp.) for Southeast Slovenia and its Significance as a Dating Tool and Climate Archive. Tree¬Ring Research 64(1): 3-15, DOI 10

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