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  1. Sucesión sedimento-pedológica del Cenozoico Tardío de Zárate (Buenos Aires: registro continental del MIS 5 e intervalos interglaciales más antiguos

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    Ofelia Rita Tófalo

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta la reconstrucción de una secuencia de procesos pedosedimentarios de una sección del Cuaternario Tardío en las proximidades de la localidad de Zárate con el fin de contribuir al conocimiento de la evolución del paisaje en el sector norte de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Para ello se integraron observaciones de campo con estudios de laboratorio: tamaño de grano, mineralogía de las fracciones arena, limo y arcilla, micromorfología, concentraciones de Rb y Sr, análisis por luminiscencia óptica (OSL y un estudio paleomagnético preliminar. Los paleosuelos se desarrollaron en loess y se observaron cuatro claras interrupciones en la sedimentación y generación de los mismos, que determinaron cuatro unidades con distintos tipos de calcretes. Los paleosuelos soldados desarrollados en la unidad C pueden correlacionarse con los observados en Baradero (provincia de Buenos Aires y Lozada (provincia de Córdoba y corresponderían al estadío isotópico 5 (MIS 5, último intervalo interglacial antes del presente, determinado en testigos marinos. El aumento de la relación Rb/Sr indica alteraciones ocurridas durante los procesos de meteorización química y en general se incrementa en los niveles de paleosuelos. Los niveles de calcretes de aguas subterráneas y pedogénicos y su asociación con esmectita, illita y óxido férrico indican que el clima habría sido más seco que el actual y marcadamente estacional. Finalmente, se sugiere la posible correlación de uno de los paleosuelos estudiados con el estadío isotópico 11 (MIS 11.

  2. Sucesión sedimento-pedológica del Cenozoico Tardío de Zárate (Buenos Aires: registro continental del MIS 5 e intervalos interglaciales más antiguos A pedosedimentary succession of the Late Cenozoic of Zárate (Buenos Aires: continental record of the MIS5 and older inter glacial intervals

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    Ofelia Rita Tófalo

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta la reconstrucción de una secuencia de procesos pedosedimentarios de una sección del Cuaternario Tardío en las proximidades de la localidad de Zárate con el fin de contribuir al conocimiento de la evolución del paisaje en el sector norte de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Para ello se integraron observaciones de campo con estudios de laboratorio: tamaño de grano, mineralogía de las fracciones arena, limo y arcilla, micromorfología, concentraciones de Rb y Sr, análisis por luminiscencia óptica (OSL y un estudio paleomagnético preliminar. Los paleosuelos se desarrollaron en loess y se observaron cuatro claras interrupciones en la sedimentación y generación de los mismos, que determinaron cuatro unidades con distintos tipos de calcretes. Los paleosuelos soldados desarrollados en la unidad C pueden correlacionarse con los observados en Baradero (provincia de Buenos Aires y Lozada (provincia de Córdoba y corresponderían al estadío isotópico 5 (MIS 5, último intervalo interglacial antes del presente, determinado en testigos marinos. El aumento de la relación Rb/Sr indica alteraciones ocurridas durante los procesos de meteorización química y en general se incrementa en los niveles de paleosuelos. Los niveles de calcretes de aguas subterráneas y pedogénicos y su asociación con esmectita, illita y óxido férrico indican que el clima habría sido más seco que el actual y marcadamente estacional. Finalmente, se sugiere la posible correlación de uno de los paleosuelos estudiados con el estadío isotópico 11 (MIS 11.Pedosedimentary processes, recorded in a late Quaternary section near Zarate city, north Buenos Aires province are reconstructed in this study. Both field features and laboratory results were analyzed as a whole. Grain size, sand, silt and clay mineralogy, micromorphology, Rb and Sr concentrations, optical stimulated luminescence (OSL ages as well as preliminary paleomagnetic analysis were performed in order

  3. Radon-222 as an indicator of continental air masses and air mass boundaries over ocean areas

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    Radon (222Rn) has proven to be an excellent indicator of the continental nature of over-ocean air and air mass boundaries. Radon is almost exclusively of continental origin, and low-level real-time monitoring is possible with our improved radon measurement techniques. The transition from continental to maritime air in offshore and onshore winds is rather obvious and can easily be established near large islands or continents as an order-of-magnitude change in radon concentration from a few tens of picocuries per cubic meter or more to a few picocuries per cubic meter or less. Sharply changing radon concentrations are usually associated with frontal areas. Our data have offered insights into air movements, and hence transport of continental materials and pollutants over oceanic areas

  4. Nuevos registros de squamata (reptilia para el pleistoceno superior del norte de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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    Federico Agnolin

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available En el presente artículo son reportados ejemplares de diversos taxones de reptiles escamados fósiles procedentes de la base de la Formación Luján (Pleistoceno Superior, en la localidad fosilífera de Merlo, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Entre los ejemplares registrados se reconoce el primer registro fósil para el género y especie Anops kingii (Amphisbaenidae; asimismo se reporta la presencia de especies indeterminadas de los géneros Homonota (Gekkonidae y Liolaemus (Liolaemidae. La asociación conjunta de estos tres taxones hoy en día no se encuentra representada en el norte de la provincia de Buenos Aires, siendo la región geográficamente más cercana en donde encuentran una superposición en su distribución el Partido de Balcarce, ubicado en el extremo Sureste de la provincia y alejado unos 600 kilómetros al sur de la localidad fosilífera de Merlo. La presencia conjunta de estos tres reptiles se encuentra de acuerdo con la posible existencia de un pulso árido y frío, tal como ha sido propuesto con anterioridad para porción más inferior del Pleistoceno Superior en la provincia de Buenos Aires.

  5. Development of a Northern Continental Air Standard Reference Material.

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    Rhoderick, George C; Kitzis, Duane R; Kelley, Michael E; Miller, Walter R; Hall, Bradley D; Dlugokencky, Edward J; Tans, Pieter P; Possolo, Antonio; Carney, Jennifer

    2016-03-15

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently began to develop standard mixtures of greenhouse gases as part of a broad program mandated by the 2009 United States Congress to support research in climate change. To this end, NIST developed suites of gravimetrically assigned primary standard mixtures (PSMs) comprising carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O) in a dry-natural air balance at ambient mole fraction levels. In parallel, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado, charged 30 aluminum gas cylinders with northern hemisphere air at Niwot Ridge, Colorado. These mixtures, which constitute NIST Standard Reference Material (SRM) 1720 Northern Continental Air, were certified by NIST for ambient mole fractions of CO2, CH4, and N2O relative to NIST PSMs. NOAA-assigned values are also provided as information in support of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Program for CO2, CH4, and N2O, since NOAA serves as the WMO Central Calibration Laboratory (CCL) for CO2, CH4, and N2O. Relative expanded uncertainties at the 95% confidence interval are first of its kind for a gaseous SRM developed by NIST. PMID:26890890

  6. Nuevos registros de Hippidion (Mammalia, Perissodactyla en el Pleistoceno tardío de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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    Prado, José Luis

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available This study describes two new skulls referred to Hippidion principale (Lund and vaRíous elements of the appendicular skeleton referred to H. devillei from two classic localities from Buenos Aires province: the Salado and Quequén Grande Rivers. For taxonomic identification of the appendicular remains was performed a multivariate analysis that included the metacarpals and phalanges described and several remains recorded in various locations in Argentina and Brazil. For the determination of the skulls was made a comparative study with other skulls from different localities. These data increasing the record of Hippidion in South America and provide new evidence about the chronological distribution of two species of Hippidion. One radiometric data was obtained by the method of AMS dating to the skull from Salado River (MHM-P54 about a 14C age 14120 ± 50 BP. In general, bearing sediments at both localities are referable to the Lujanian Age and the Biozone of Equus (Amerhippus neogeus.En este estudio se describen dos nuevos cráneos referidos a Hippidion principale (Lund y varios elementos del esqueleto apendicular referidos a H. devillei procedentes de dos localidades clásicas de la provincia de Buenos Aires, las márgenes de los ríos Salado y Quequén Grande. Para la identificación taxonómica de los restos apendiculares, se realizó un análisis multivariante en el que se incluyeron los metacarpianos y falanges descritos y los registrados en varias localidades de Argentina y Brasil. Para la determinación de los cráneos se realizó un estudio comparativo con otros cráneos de diversas localidades. Estos hallazgos incrementan el registro de Hippidion en América del Sur y aportan nuevas evidencias sobre la cronología de sus especies en Argentina. Se realizó una datación por AMS para el ejemplar de Río Salado (MHM-P54 que ha suministrado una edad 14C 14120 ± 50 BP. En general, los sedimentos portadores en ambas localidades son referibles a

  7. 77 FR 59391 - Delta Air Lines, Inc., Continental Airlines, Inc., JetBlue Airways Corporation, United Air Lines...

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    2012-09-27

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Delta Air Lines, Inc., Continental Airlines, Inc., JetBlue Airways Corporation, United Air Lines, Inc., US Airways, Inc. v. Buckey Pipe Line Company, L.P.; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on September 20,...

  8. 78 FR 1759 - Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf Minor Source/Title V Minor Permit...

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    2013-01-09

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR PART 52 Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf Minor Source/Title V... for minor modifications of Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf (``OCS'') Minor Source/Title V...

  9. El Registro Mercantil

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    Belzunce Laita, Luis

    2014-01-01

    Debido a la abundancia de normativas y manuales sobre el Registro Mercantil, el objetivo del presente trabajo es hacer un análisis del registro como institución jurídica del Derecho Español. Primeramente, se examina el origen y evolución del registro. Posteriormente, se tratan los aspectos, funciones y estructura del Registro Mercantil, así como la idoneidad de la inscripción y publicación en el BORME de las personas físicas y personas jurídicas que desarrollan una actividad ec...

  10. 76 FR 48861 - Notice of Issuance of Final Outer Continental Shelf Air Permit for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

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    2011-08-09

    ... AGENCY Notice of Issuance of Final Outer Continental Shelf Air Permit for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation... Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko). The permit authorizes Anadarko to mobilize the Transocean Discoverer... Operators Committee and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation regarding the project. EPA carefully reviewed each...

  11. Comparison of MODIS Land Surface Temperature and Air Temperature over the Continental USA Meteorological Stations

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    Zhang, Ping; Bounoua, Lahouari; Imhoff, Marc L.; Wolfe, Robert E.; Thome, Kurtis

    2014-01-01

    The National Land Cover Database (NLCD) Impervious Surface Area (ISA) and MODIS Land Surface Temperature (LST) are used in a spatial analysis to assess the surface-temperature-based urban heat island's (UHIS) signature on LST amplitude over the continental USA and to make comparisons to local air temperatures. Air-temperature-based UHIs (UHIA), calculated using the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) daily air temperatures, are compared with UHIS for urban areas in different biomes during different seasons. NLCD ISA is used to define urban and rural temperatures and to stratify the sampling for LST and air temperatures. We find that the MODIS LST agrees well with observed air temperature during the nighttime, but tends to overestimate it during the daytime, especially during summer and in nonforested areas. The minimum air temperature analyses show that UHIs in forests have an average UHIA of 1 C during the summer. The UHIS, calculated from nighttime LST, has similar magnitude of 1-2 C. By contrast, the LSTs show a midday summer UHIS of 3-4 C for cities in forests, whereas the average summer UHIA calculated from maximum air temperature is close to 0 C. In addition, the LSTs and air temperatures difference between 2006 and 2011 are in agreement, albeit with different magnitude.

  12. Potential influence of inter-continental transport of sulfate aerosols on air quality

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    In this study, we compare the potential influence of inter-continental transport of sulfate aerosols on the air quality of (different) continental regions. We use a global chemical transport model, Model of Ozone and Related Tracers, version 2 (MOZART-2), to quantify the source-receptor relationships of inter-continental transport of sulfate aerosols among ten regions in 2000. In order to compare the importance of foreign with domestic emissions and to estimate the effect of future changes in emissions on human exposure, we define an 'influence potential' (IP). The IP quantifies the human exposure that occurs in a receptor region as a result of a unit of SO2 emissions from a source region. We find that due to the non-linear nature of sulfate production, regions with low SO2 emissions usually have large domestic IP, and vice versa. An exception is East Asia (EA), which has both high SO2 emissions and relatively large domestic IP, mostly caused by the spatial coincidence of emissions and population. We find that inter-continental IPs are usually less than domestic IPs by 1-3 orders of magnitude. SO2 emissions from the Middle East (ME) and Europe (EU) have the largest potential to influence populations in surrounding regions. By comparing the IP ratios (IPR) between foreign and domestic SO2 emissions, we find that the IPR values range from 0.000 01 to 0.16 and change with season. Therefore, if reducing human exposure to sulfate aerosols is the objective, all regions should first focus on reducing domestic SO2 emissions. In addition, we find that relatively high IPR values exist among the EU, ME, the former Soviet Union (FSU) and African (AF) regions. Therefore, on the basis of the IP and IPR values, we conclude that a regional agreement among EA countries, and an inter-regional agreement among EU, ME, FSU and (north) AF regions to control sulfur emissions could benefit public health in these regions

  13. Spongicoloides sp. aff. a Spongicoloides galapagensis (Decapoda: Stenopodidea: Spongicolidae: una nueva especie para la carcinofauna chilena y primer registro de un estenopodido en aguas del margen continental de Chile Spongicoloides sp. aff. to Spongicoloides galapagensis (Decapoda: Stenopodidea: Spongicolidae: a new species for Chilean carcinofauna and the first record of aStenopodid for the Chilean margin

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    Guillermo L Guzmán

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available Se cita por primera vez para el margen continental de Chile una especie de camarón Stenopodidae, asociado a una esponja hexactinelida. Los especímenes fueron recolectados en dos sitios de Chile central (31°12'S, 71°52'W y 36°00'S, 73°38'W; 922 a 1000 m de profundidad. Las esponjas estaban adheridas al sustrato con probable origen en emanaciones de metano. Spongicoloides sp. aff. a S. gala-pagensis, es el primer registro de la familia en aguas del margen continental del Pacífico suroriental. Los ejemplares coinciden con los rangos de la variación morfológica de S. galapagensis, no obstante difieren en el número de branquias descrito.This is the first record of a species of Stenopodid shrimp along the Chilean margin, associated with a hexactinellid sponge. The specimens were collected at two sites in central Chile (31°12'S, 71°52'W and 36°00'S, 73°38'W; 922 to 1000 m depth. The sponges were attached to the substrate with probable origins in methane seepage. Spongicoloides sp. aff. to S. galapagensis constitutes the first record of the family for the eastern south Pacific continental margin. The specimens coincide with the ranges of morphological variation of S. galapagensis, although they differ in the number of brachia described.

  14. Air Temperature and Death Rates in the Continental U.S., 1968–2013

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    John Hart

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available A previous test of global warming theory, on a local level, for Texas revealed inverse correlations between air temperature and death rates. The present study expands the test field to the continental U.S. Using an ecological design, mean daily maximum air temperature (“temperature” in the 48 contiguous states plus the District of Columbia by year from 1968–2013 was compared to age-adjusted all-cause mortality (“deaths” in these same jurisdictions for the same years using Pearson correlation (n = 46 years. The comparison was made for three race categories, white, black, and all races, where each category included all ages and both genders. There was 5.0 degree F range for the years studied (62.7–67.7 degrees F. Correlations were moderate strength, inverse, and statistically significant, as follows. Whites: r = −0.576, p < 0.0001; Blacks: r = −0.556, p = 0.0001; and all races: r = −0.577, p < 0.0001. These correlations are consistent with the Texas study, both of which indicated that warmer years tended to correlate with decreased death rates. A limitation to this research is its (ecological design, but is an initial step towards further investigation.

  15. Registro y Propiedad Intelectual

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    Rodríguez-Toquero y Ramos, Pilar

    1997-01-01

    El Libro III del Texto Refundido de la Ley, de Propiedad Intelectual aprobado por el Real Decreto Legislativo 1/1996, de 12 de abril, que se rotula "De la protección de los derechoe reconocidos en la Ley" dedica su título II al Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual. Antes de hacer más comentarios al mismo, hay que aclarar que se trata de un mecanismo administrativo de tutela de los derechos de Propiedad Intelectual añadido a los instrumentos judiciales previstos en la Ley y cuyo nú...

  16. 78 FR 56622 - Airworthiness Directives; Continental Motors, Inc. Reciprocating Engines With Superior Air Parts...

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    2013-09-13

    ... in AD 2009-16-03 (74 FR 38896, August 5, 2009), to include the CMI 470 series reciprocating engines...-16-03, Amendment 39-15986 (74 FR 38896, August 5, 2009), for certain Teledyne Continental Motors... (74 FR 38896, August 5, 2009), we became aware of supplemental type certificates (STCs) that...

  17. Registros paleomagnéticos y paleontológicos en sedimentos loessoides del Pleistoceno-Holoceno en el "Estadio Ciudad de La Plata", provincia de Buenos Aires, República Argentina

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    J. C. Bidegain

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Sedimentos de edad cuaternaria expuestos en la excavación de la obra "Estadio Ciudad de La Plata", 34º 57' 00" LS, 57º 57'40" LO, fueron estudiados mediante aplicación de la metodología paleomagnética convencional. Los vertebrados fósiles encontrados en los niveles basales de la secuencia sedimentaría corresponden a Scelidotheriinae ind., Doedicurus sp. y Panochthus intermedius, el último constituye el ejemplar más grande de Glyptodontidae registrado en la zona. De acuerdo a los datos paleomagnéticos los fósiles indicados quedan comprendidos en la zona de polaridad reversa que en el presente trabajo se asigna a la cronozona de Matuyama ( >0,78 Ma. El límite Brunhes / Matuyama se determinó a 4,6 m de profundidad desde el suelo actual. En virtud de esto, el registro sedimentario correspondiente a Brunhes es el de menor potencia obtenido para la región de La Plata. Al igual que lo observado en otras localidades de la provincia de Buenos Aires, la parte superior de la Zona Reversa de Matuyama coincide con el desarrollo de un paleosuelo (ciclo húmedo y la parte inferior de Brunhes con condiciones de clima más seco, que dieron lugar a capas de loess y sedimentos loessoides que se asocian a estadíos glaciales en la Cordillera y Patagonia.

  18. Insights into Pleistocene palaeoenvironments and biostratigraphy in southern Buenos Aires province (Argentina) from continental deposits

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    Beilinson, E.; Gasparini, G. M.; Soibelzon, L. H.; Soibelzon, E.

    2015-07-01

    The coastal cliffs of the Buenos Aires province (Argentina) have been the subject of intense paleontological studies since the XIX century. Therefore, many of the type localities in which is based the late Cenozoic Pampean biostratigraphic/chronostratigraphic scheme are located in this area. In this context, the sedimentites that crop out near the mouth of the Chocorí Creek contain a set of palaeontological sites that, because of their richness and well-preserved fossil content, hold high national and international importance. The aims of the present contribution are: 1) to make a stratigraphic and sedimentological characterization of the study area; 2) to list the fauna outcropped at these palaeontological sites and establish a biostratigraphic framework; 3) to elaborate a palaeoenvironmental model for the area. The study interval was informally subdivided into a lower, middle and upper interval. Interpretation was based on the presence of a number of key features such as architectural elements; channel:overbank ratio and palaeosol occurrence. The first two intervals were interpreted as continental deposits of a fluvio-alluvial nature and are the focus of this paper. The upper interval was related to foreshore marine deposits and will be studied in a future contribution. The lower interval is characterized mainly by overbank architectural elements in which calcisols and argillic protosols were identified. Channel-fill deposits are isolated and surrounded by fine-grained overbank successions and sedimentary structures are suggestive of mixed-load transport. The contact between the lower and middle intervals is an irregular, highly erosive surface characterized by a significant vertical change in the facies. This surface defines the base of multistorey sandbodies which's internal arrangement alongside with the low participation of overbank deposits suggests deposition by a braided fluvial system. Palaeosols and vertebrate fossils were used as palaeoclimatic

  19. Assessment of bias-adjusted PM2.5 air quality forecasts over the continental United States during 2007

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    S. Trivikrama Rao

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available To develop fine particulate matter (PM2.5 air quality forecasts for the US, a National Air Quality Forecast Capability (NAQFC system, which linked NOAA's North American Mesoscale (NAM meteorological model with EPA's Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ model, was deployed in the developmental mode over the continental United States during 2007. This study investigates the operational use of a bias-adjustment technique called the Kalman Filter Predictor approach for improving the accuracy of the PM2.5 forecasts at monitoring locations. The Kalman Filter Predictor bias-adjustment technique is a recursive algorithm designed to optimally estimate bias-adjustment terms using the information extracted from previous measurements and forecasts. The bias-adjustment technique is found to improve PM2.5 forecasts (i.e. reduced errors and increased correlation coefficients for the entire year at almost all locations. The NAQFC tends to overestimate PM2.5 during the cool season and underestimate during the warm season in the eastern part of the continental US domain, but the opposite is true for the Pacific Coast. In the Rocky Mountain region, the NAQFC system overestimates PM2.5 for the whole year. The bias-adjusted forecasts can quickly (after 2–3 days' lag adjust to reflect the transition from one regime to the other. The modest computational requirements and systematic improvements in forecast outputs across all seasons suggest that this technique can be easily adapted to perform bias adjustment for real-time PM2.5 air quality forecasts.

  20. Mineralogía magnética y registros de susceptibilidad en sedimentos cuaternarios de polaridad normal (Brunhes y reversa (Matuyama de la cantera de Juárez, provincia de Buenos Aires

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    J.C. Bidegain

    2004-09-01

    Full Text Available Los sedimentos expuestos en la cantera de Juárez, situada en el partido de La Plata, provincia de Buenos Aires, (34°57'0''S y 57º53'00'' O son del Pleistoceno y Holoceno. Las unidades sedimentarias corresponden a la Formación Ensenada, a la Formación Buenos Aires y al post-Pampeano. La primera, es de polaridad reversa (Matuyama en la base y normal (Brunhes en la parte superior, la Formación Buenos Aires y los sedimentos del post-Pampeano son de polaridad normal (Brunhes. Los valores de susceptibilidad más elevados se obtienen en el loess de la Formación Ensenada (189 x 10-8 m³/kg, los más bajos en los sedimentos de la Formación Buenos Aires (11 x 10-8 m³/kg y en paleosuelos hidromórficos de la Formación Ensenada (30 y 50 x 10-8 m³/kg, en ambos casos, asociados a condiciones climáticas de mayor humedad relativa. El incremento de los valores magnéticos en la fracción limo mediano a grueso, refleja el predominio de fuertes vientos como agente de transporte de los minerales ferromagnéticos en períodos de mayor aridez de los períodos glaciales. La susceptibilidad dependiente de la frecuencia (factor F varía entre 0 % y 6,45 %. Los registros del factor F más elevados se obtienen en horizontes con mayor grado de meteorización de períodos interglaciales, no obstante, están en una posición intermedia con respecto a los de Siberia y China. Esta particularidad nos permite sugerir la existencia de un tercer modelo de comportamiento de la susceptibilidad en relación a los climas del Cuaternario: el modelo de los fuertes vientos modificado por los procesos pedológicos en latitudes medias.

  1. 75 FR 55277 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations; Consistency Update for California

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    2010-09-10

    ... of Oxides of Nitrogen from Industrial, Institutional, and Commercial Boilers, Steam Generators, and..., Institutional, and Commercial Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (Adopted 9/5/08) Rule 1146.2... FR 67845), EPA proposed to incorporate various South Coast AQMD air pollution control...

  2. 78 FR 14917 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    2013-03-08

    ... Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products (Adopted 04/ 08/08) Rule 74.15 Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters (Adopted 11/08/94) Rule 74.15.1 Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters (Adopted 06... October 9, 2012 (77 FR 61308), EPA proposed to incorporate various Ventura County APCD air...

  3. 77 FR 72744 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    2012-12-06

    ... Control of Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X ) From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters) (Adopted 04/17... Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers (Adopted 10/17/02) Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and... 30, 2012 (77 FR 52630), EPA proposed to incorporate various Santa Barbara County APCD air...

  4. 78 FR 59263 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    2013-09-26

    ... Control of Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X ) from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters) (Adopted 04/17... Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers (Adopted 10/17/02) Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and... 22, 2011 (76 FR 15898), EPA proposed to incorporate various Santa Barbara County APCD air...

  5. Ice nucleation active particles in continental air samples over Mainz, Germany

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    Pummer, Bernhard G.; Pöschl, Ulrich; Fröhlich-Nowoisky, Janine

    2016-04-01

    Aerosol particles are of central importance for atmospheric chemistry and physics, climate and public health. Some of these particles possess ice nucleation activity (INA), which is highly relevant for cloud formation and precipitation. In 2010, air filter samples were collected with a high-volume filter sampler separating fine and coarse particles (aerodynamic cut-off diameter 3 μm) in Mainz, Germany. In this study, the INA of the atmospheric particles deposited on these filters was determined. Therefore,they were extracted with ultrapure water, which was then measured in a droplet freezing assay, as described in Fröhlich-Nowoisky et al. (2015). The determined concentration of ice nucleators (INs) was between 0.3 and 2per m³ at 266 K, and between5 and 75 per m³ at 260 K. The INs were further characterized by different treatments, like heating (308 K, 371 K), filtration (0.1 μm, 300 kDa), and digestion with papain (10 mg/ml). We further investigated, which atmospheric conditions (e.g. weather) and distinguished events (e.g. dust storms, volcanic eruptions, and pollen peaks) influenced the number and nature of these INs. Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Hill, T. C. J., Pummer, B. G., Yordanova, P., Franc, G. D., and Pöschl, U.: Ice nucleation activity in the widespread soil fungus Mortierella alpina, Biogeosci., 12, 1057-1071, doi:10.5194/bg-12-1057-2015, 2015.

  6. Procesos de formación del registro arqueológico en el sitio Cortaderas (partido de San Cayetano, provincia de Buenos Aires Fotmation processes of the archaeological record at cortaderas site (San Cayetano district, Buenos Aires province

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    Agustina Massigoge

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se presentan los primeros resultados del estudio de los procesos de formación del sitio Cortaderas (partido de San Cayetano, provincia de Buenos Aires, especialmente aquellos vinculados a la formación del conjunto faunístico recuperado en la unidad sedimentaria II y en la sección superior de la unidad III. La unidad II se corresponde con sedimentos vinculados a una antigua planicie de inundación y está ubicada temporalmente en el Holoceno tardío. El objetivo principal de este trabajo es identificar los procesos culturales y naturales que participaron en la formación del conjunto faunístico para comenzar a discutir su historia tafonómica. Los análisis arqueofaunísticos apoyan la explotación de recursos animales en el sitio, principalmente guanaco (Lama guanicoe y secundariamente venado de las pampas (Ozotoceros bezoarticus. Aunque se recuperó gran número de placas de armadillos y restos asignados a otros taxa, no hay evidencias seguras de su aprovechamiento. El conjunto faunístico presenta un alto grado de fragmentación. Las raíces y los animales cavadores parecen ser los principales agentes naturales responsables de esta característica. Otro factor que puede haber contribuido al alto grado de fragmentación es el procesamiento antrópico.This article presents the preliminary results of the study of the formation processes at Cortaderas site (San Cayetano District, Buenos Aires Province, specifically those processes related to the formation of the faunal assemblage recovered in the geological unit II and in the upper section of unit III. Unit II is composed of sediments related to an ancient floodplain, and a radiocarbon date from a fragmented bone places the unit within the late Holocene period. The main objective of this work is to identify the cultural and natural processes that participated in the formation of the faunal assemblage. The zooarchaeological analysis supports the anthropic utilization of

  7. Variable lifetimes and loss mechanisms for NO3 and N2O5 during the DOMINO campaign: contrasts between marine, urban and continental air

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    J. Williams

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available Nighttime mixing ratios of boundary layer N2O5 were determined using cavity-ring-down spectroscopy during the DOMINO campaign in Southern Spain (Diel Oxidant Mechanisms In relation to Nitrogen Oxides, 21 November 2008–8 December 2008. N2O5 mixing ratios ranged from below the detection limit (~5 ppt to ~500 ppt. A steady-state analysis constrained by measured mixing ratios of N2O5, NO2 and O3 was used to derive NO3 lifetimes and compare them to calculated rates of loss via gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions of both NO3 and N2O5. Three distinct types of air masses were encountered, which were largely marine (Atlantic, continental or urban-industrial in origin. NO3 lifetimes were longest in the Atlantic sector (up to ~30 min but were very short (a few seconds in polluted, air masses from the local city and petroleum-related industrial complex of Huelva. Air from the continental sector was an intermediate case. The high reactivity to NO3 of the urban air mass was not accounted for by gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions, rates of which were constrained by measurements of NO, volatile organic species and aerosol surface area. In general, high NO2 mixing ratios were associated with low NO3 lifetimes, though heterogeneous processes (e.g. reaction of N2O5 on aerosol were generally less important than direct gas-phase losses of NO3. The presence of SO2 at levels above ~2 ppb in the urban air sector was always associated with very low N2O5 mixing ratios indicating either very short NO3 lifetimes in the presence of combustion-related emissions or an important role for reduced sulphur species in urban, nighttime chemistry. High production rates coupled with low lifetimes of NO3 imply an important contribution of nighttime chemistry to removal of both NOx and VOC.

  8. Variable lifetimes and loss mechanisms for NO3 and N2O5 during the DOMINO campaign: contrasts between marine, urban and continental air

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    J. Williams

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Nighttime mixing ratios of boundary layer N2O5 were determined using cavity-ring-down spectroscopy during the DOMINO campaign. Observation of N2O5 was intermittent, with mixing ratios ranging from below the detection limit (~5 ppt to ~500 ppt. A steady-state analysis constrained by measured mixing ratios of NO2 and O3 was used to derive NO3 lifetimes and compare them to calculated rates of loss via gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions of both NO3 and N2O5. Three distinct types of air masses were encountered, which were largely marine (Atlantic, continental or urban-industrial in origin. NO3 lifetimes were longest in the Atlantic sector (up to ~30 min but were very short (a few seconds in polluted, air masses from the local city and petroleum-related industrial complex of Huelva. Air from the continental sector was an intermediate case. The high reactivity to NO3 of the urban air mass was not accounted for by gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions, rates of which were constrained by measurements of NO, volatile organic species and aerosol surface area. In general, high NO2 mixing ratios resulted in low NO3 lifetimes, though heterogeneous processes (e.g. reaction of N2O5 on aerosol were generally less important than direct gas-phase losses of NO3. The presence of SO2 at levels above ~2 ppb in the urban air sector was always associated with very low N2O5 mixing ratios indicating either very short NO3 lifetimes in the presence of combustion-related emissions or an important role for reduced sulphur species in urban, nighttime chemistry. High production rates coupled with low lifetimes of NO3 imply an important contribution of nighttime chemistry to removal of both NOx and VOC.

  9. Mineralogía magnética y registros de susceptibilidad en sedimentos cuaternarios de polaridad normal (Brunhes y reversa (Matuyama de la cantera de Juárez, provincia de Buenos Aires Magnetic mineralogy and susceptibility records in Quaternary sediments of normal (Brunhes and reverse (Matuyama polarity in the Juarez quarry, Buenos Aires Province

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    J.C. Bidegain

    2004-09-01

    Full Text Available Los sedimentos expuestos en la cantera de Juárez, situada en el partido de La Plata, provincia de Buenos Aires, (34°57'0''S y 57º53'00'' O son del Pleistoceno y Holoceno. Las unidades sedimentarias corresponden a la Formación Ensenada, a la Formación Buenos Aires y al post-Pampeano. La primera, es de polaridad reversa (Matuyama en la base y normal (Brunhes en la parte superior, la Formación Buenos Aires y los sedimentos del post-Pampeano son de polaridad normal (Brunhes. Los valores de susceptibilidad más elevados se obtienen en el loess de la Formación Ensenada (189 x 10-8 m³/kg, los más bajos en los sedimentos de la Formación Buenos Aires (11 x 10-8 m³/kg y en paleosuelos hidromórficos de la Formación Ensenada (30 y 50 x 10-8 m³/kg, en ambos casos, asociados a condiciones climáticas de mayor humedad relativa. El incremento de los valores magnéticos en la fracción limo mediano a grueso, refleja el predominio de fuertes vientos como agente de transporte de los minerales ferromagnéticos en períodos de mayor aridez de los períodos glaciales. La susceptibilidad dependiente de la frecuencia (factor F varía entre 0 % y 6,45 %. Los registros del factor F más elevados se obtienen en horizontes con mayor grado de meteorización de períodos interglaciales, no obstante, están en una posición intermedia con respecto a los de Siberia y China. Esta particularidad nos permite sugerir la existencia de un tercer modelo de comportamiento de la susceptibilidad en relación a los climas del Cuaternario: el modelo de los fuertes vientos modificado por los procesos pedológicos en latitudes medias.Sediments exposed in the Juárez quarry of Buenos Aires Province (34°57'10''S and 57º53'00'' W, belong to the Pleistocene and Holocene. The sedimentary units are those of the Ensenada and Buenos Aires formations and the so-called Post-Pampean. The Ensenada Formation has reversed polarity (Matuyama at the bottom of the exposed sequence and normal

  10. Coupling of Important Physical Processes in the Planetary Boundary Layer between Meteorological and Chemistry Models for Regional to Continental Scale Air Quality Forecasting: An Overview

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    Pius Lee

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available A consensus among many Air Quality (AQ modelers is that planetary boundary layer processes are the most influential processes for surface concentrations of air pollutants. Due to the many uncertainties intrinsically embedded in the parameterization of these processes, parameter optimization is often employed to determine an optimal set or range of values of the sensitive parameters. In this review study, we focus on the two of the most important physical processes: turbulent mixing and dry deposition. An emphasis was put on surveying AQ models that have been proven to resolve meso-scale features and cover a large geographical area, such as large regional, continental, or trans-continental boundary extents. Five AQ models were selected. Four of the models were run in real-time operational forecasting settings for continental scale AQ. The models use various forms of level 2.5 closure algorithms to calculate turbulent mixing. Tuning and parameter optimization has been used to tailor these algorithms to better suit their AQ models which are typically comprised of a coupled chemistry and meteorology model. Longer forecasts and long lead-times are inevitably under increasing demand for these models. Land Surface Models that have the capability for soil moisture and temperature data assimilation will have an advantage to constrain the key variables that govern the partitioning of surface sensible and latent heat fluxes and thus attain the potential to perform better in longer forecasts than those models that do not have this capability. Dry deposition velocity is a very significant model parameter that governs a major surface exchange activity. An exploratory study has been conducted to see the upper bound of roughness length in the similarity equation for aerodynamic resistance.

  11. Effect of land cover on atmospheric processes and air quality over the continental United States – a NASA unified WRF (NU-WRF model study

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    Z. Tao

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available The land surface plays a crucial role in regulating water and energy fluxes at the land–atmosphere (L–A interface and controls many processes and feedbacks in the climate system. Land cover and vegetation type remains one key determinant of soil moisture content that impacts air temperature, planetary boundary layer (PBL evolution, and precipitation through soil moisture–evapotranspiration coupling. In turn it will affect atmospheric chemistry and air quality. This paper presents the results of a modeling study of the effect of land cover on some key L–A processes with a focus on air quality. The newly developed NASA Unified Weather Research and Forecast (NU-WRF modeling system couples NASA's Land Information System (LIS with the community WRF model and allows users to explore the L–A processes and feedbacks. Three commonly used satellite-derived land cover datasets, i.e. from the US Geological Survey (USGS and University of Maryland (UMD that are based on the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR and from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS, bear large differences in agriculture, forest, grassland, and urban spatial distributions in the continental United States, and thus provide an excellent case to investigate how land cover change would impact atmospheric processes and air quality. The weeklong simulations demonstrate the noticeable differences in soil moisture/temperature, latent/sensible heat flux, PBL height, wind, NO2/ozone, and PM2.5 air quality. These discrepancies can be traced to associate with the land cover properties, e.g. stomatal resistance, albedo and emissivity, and roughness characteristics. It also implies that the rapid urban growth may have complex air quality implications with reductions in peak ozone but more frequent high ozone events.

  12. Registros paleomagnéticos y paleontológicos en sedimentos loessoides del Pleistoceno-Holoceno en el "Estadio Ciudad de La Plata", provincia de Buenos Aires, República Argentina Palaeomagnetic and Palaeontological records in loess-like Pleistocene-Holocene sediments in the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata , Buenos Aires Province, República Argentina

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    J. C. Bidegain

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Sedimentos de edad cuaternaria expuestos en la excavación de la obra "Estadio Ciudad de La Plata", 34º 57' 00" LS, 57º 57'40" LO, fueron estudiados mediante aplicación de la metodología paleomagnética convencional. Los vertebrados fósiles encontrados en los niveles basales de la secuencia sedimentaría corresponden a Scelidotheriinae ind., Doedicurus sp. y Panochthus intermedius, el último constituye el ejemplar más grande de Glyptodontidae registrado en la zona. De acuerdo a los datos paleomagnéticos los fósiles indicados quedan comprendidos en la zona de polaridad reversa que en el presente trabajo se asigna a la cronozona de Matuyama ( >0,78 Ma. El límite Brunhes / Matuyama se determinó a 4,6 m de profundidad desde el suelo actual. En virtud de esto, el registro sedimentario correspondiente a Brunhes es el de menor potencia obtenido para la región de La Plata. Al igual que lo observado en otras localidades de la provincia de Buenos Aires, la parte superior de la Zona Reversa de Matuyama coincide con el desarrollo de un paleosuelo (ciclo húmedo y la parte inferior de Brunhes con condiciones de clima más seco, que dieron lugar a capas de loess y sedimentos loessoides que se asocian a estadíos glaciales en la Cordillera y Patagonia.Quaternary sediment layers exposed in a cave in the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata S 34º 57´ 00´´ W 57º 57´40´´, were studied by applying conventional palaeomagnetic methodology. Vertebrate fossils found at the base of the sedimentary sequence correspond to Scelidotheriinae ind., Doedicurus sp. and Panochthus intermedius . the last being the largest Glyptodontidae found in the area. Palaeomagnetic measurements carried out on the profile indicate that the mammal fossils occur within the Matuyama Reverse Polarity Chronozone (>0,78 Ma. The Brunhes/Matuyama boundary was identifed at 4,6 m below the surface of the present soil, so this record of the Brunhes Zone is the shortest normal polarity record

  13. Paralisia periodica tireotoxica: registro de um caso

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    Athos Scherer Torres

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    Full Text Available É relatado um caso de paralisia periódica tireotóxica. Os autores chamam a atenção para o fato de não haver registro de publicações semelhantes na literatura brasileira nos 10 últimos anos. São abordados diversos aspectos do diagnóstico diferencial com outros tipos de paralisia periódica.

  14. Percepciones de los usos y prácticas de los actores implicados en la política social de niñez en relación al Registro Estadístico Unificado de Niñez y Adolescencia (R.E.U.N.A) en la provincia de Buenos Aires

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    Ortale, Mariana Cecilia

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    El Registro Estadístico Unificado de Niños y Adolescentes (R.E.U.N.A) se ofrece como un recurso de gestión administrativa novedoso, que se adapta a la nueva conceptualización de la Niñez2. Es un sistema de registro, almacenamiento y procesamiento de datos que funciona mediante Intranet del sistema provincial e Internet. Está activo en los organismos provinciales dependientes de la Secretaría de Niñez y Adolescencia (SNyA) y en un elevado número de municipios. Con el Registro, cada NNyA con de...

  15. Depósitos continentales cuaternarios en el noroeste de la provincia de Buenos Aires Quaternary continental deposits in the northeast Buenos Aires province

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    Enrique Fucks

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Se describen las características litológicas y paleontológicas de las unidades continentales de este sector de la región pampeana. Estas características sugieren que los procesos continentales (fluviales, eólicos y meteorización y litorales son los que han tenido mayor influencia en el desarrollo de las diferentes geoformas, unidades litológicas y componentes fosilíferos. Las unidades de génesis continental de mayor desarrollo y distribución comprenden al loess y los limos loessoides agrupados como Formación Pampeano. Esta unidad, depositada esencialmente por acción eólica, ha sido retrabajada en algunos casos por el agua y procesos gravitacionales, y afectada por procesos de meteorización, e involucra también facies fluviales y lacustres. La homogeneidad observable en los depósitos ha provocado que frecuentemente su discriminación se basara en aspectos no puramente litológicos, siendo arbitraria y dificultando las posibilidades de efectuar correlaciones con otros afloramientos, debido a la discontinuidad horizontal y escaso espesor aflorante. Por esta situación, se considera que la denominación de Formación Pampeano al conjunto de los sedimentos refleja de manera más adecuada las características de la unidad. Se describen asimismo otras unidades aflorantes en el área, como la Formación La Postrera, los depósitos encauzados de la Formación Luján y el aluvio actual, los geosuelos Puesto Callejón Viejo y La Pelada, y las unidades mixtas o litorales correspondientes a las Formaciones Pilar y Campana.Geological and paleontological features of the continental units cropping out at this area of the Pampean region are described. These features suggest that the continental (fluvial, eolian and weathering processes have had a major influence in the development of the different geoforms, lithological units, and fossil components. The continental deposits mostly developed and widely distributed in the area are those composed

  16. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in the equatorial Indian Ocean: temporal trend, continental outflow and air-water exchange.

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    Huang, Yumei; Li, Jun; Xu, Yue; Xu, Weihai; Cheng, Zhineng; Liu, Junwen; Wang, Yan; Tian, Chongguo; Luo, Chunling; Zhang, Gan

    2014-03-15

    Nineteen pairs of air and seawater samples collected from the equatorial Indian Ocean onboard the Shiyan I from 4/2011 to 5/2011 were analyzed for PCBs and HCB. Gaseous concentrations of ∑(ICES)PCBs (ICES: International Council for the Exploration of the Seas) and HCB were lower than previous data over the study area. Air samples collected near the coast had higher levels of PCBs relative to those collected in the open ocean, which may be influenced by proximity to source regions and air mass origins. Dissolved concentrations of ∑(ICES)PCBs and HCB were 1.4-14 pg L⁻¹ and 0.94-13 pg L⁻¹, with the highest concentrations in the sample collected from Strait of Malacca. Fugacity fractions suggest volatilization of PCBs and HCB from the seawater to air during the cruise, with fluxes of 0.45-34 ng m⁻² d⁻¹ and 0.36-18 ng m⁻² d⁻¹, respectively. PMID:24462236

  17. The accelerating effects of the microorganisms on biodeterioration of stone monuments under air pollution and continental-cold climatic conditions in Erzurum, Turkey

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    The aim of this research was to determine the accelerating effects of microorganisms on the biodeterioration of stone under air pollution and continental-cold climatic region in Erzurum, Turkey. Studies have been carried out on specimens of the Rustempasa Bazaar, the Lalapasa Mosque, the Erzurum Castle Mosque, the Double Minarets-Madrasah, the Great Mosque and the Haji Mehmet Fountain aged from 441 to 823 years old. The results showed that vegetative and reproductive (generative) forms of the microorganisms could develop during the winter months when the night time average temperature was even - 25 deg. C. Also the reproductive forms had developed and the whole stone surface was covered with a biofilm caused by the microorganisms. Silicon, aluminum, calcium, potassium, titanium, magnesium, zinc, sulfur, iron, sodium, and niobium were found in the stones of the historical buildings with varying amounts through the SEM-EDS analysis. Some of these elements could be used as an energy resource for the microorganisms together with the air pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particles on the stone surfaces. Of 21 isolates, 15 species from 6 bacterium genera and 5 species from 5 fungi genera plus 1 fungi genera were identified on the deteriorated stone surfaces even during the coldest months by microbial identification system (MIS) and these findings were tested by SEM investigations

  18. The accelerating effects of the microorganisms on biodeterioration of stone monuments under air pollution and continental-cold climatic conditions in Erzurum, Turkey

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    Nuhoglu, Y.; Oguz, E. [Atatuerk University, Department of Environmental Engineering, Engineering Faculty, 25240, Erzurum (Turkey); Uslu, H.; Ozbek, A. [Atatuerk University, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Medicine Faculty, 25240, Erzurum (Turkey); Ipekoglu, B. [Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architectural Restoration 35430, Izmir (Turkey); Ocak, I.; Hasenekoglu, I. [Atatuerk University, Department of Biology, K.K Education Faculty, 25240 Erzurum (Turkey)

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    The aim of this research was to determine the accelerating effects of microorganisms on the biodeterioration of stone under air pollution and continental-cold climatic region in Erzurum, Turkey. Studies have been carried out on specimens of the Rustempasa Bazaar, the Lalapasa Mosque, the Erzurum Castle Mosque, the Double Minarets-Madrasah, the Great Mosque and the Haji Mehmet Fountain aged from 441 to 823 years old. The results showed that vegetative and reproductive (generative) forms of the microorganisms could develop during the winter months when the night time average temperature was even -25 {sup o}C. Also the reproductive forms had developed and the whole stone surface was covered with a biofilm caused by the microorganisms. Silicon, aluminum, calcium, potassium, titanium, magnesium, zinc, sulfur, iron, sodium, and niobium were found in the stones of the historical buildings with varying amounts through the SEM-EDS analysis. Some of these elements could be used as an energy resource for the microorganisms together with the air pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particles on the stone surfaces. Of 21 isolates, 15 species from 6 bacterium genera and 5 species from 5 fungi genera plus 1 fungi genera were identified on the deteriorated stone surfaces even during the coldest months by microbial identification system (MIS) and these findings were tested by SEM investigations. (author)

  19. Continental drilling

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    Shoemaker, E.M. (ed.)

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    The Workshop on Continental Drilling was convened to prepare a report for submission to the US Geodynamics Committee with respect to the contribution that could be made by land drilling to resolve major problems of geodynamics and consider the mechanisms by which the responsibility for scientific planning, establishment of priorities, administration, and budgeting for a land-drilling program within the framework of the aims of the Geodynamics Project would best be established. A new and extensive program to study the continental crust is outlined in this report. The Workshop focused on the following topics: processes in the continental crust (mechanism of faulting and earthquakes, hydrothermal systems and active magma chambers); state and structure of the continental crust (heat flow and thermal structure of the crust; state of ambient stress in the North American plate; extent, regional structure, and evolution of crystalline continental crust); short hole investigations; present state and needs of drilling technology; drill hole experimentation and instrumentation; suggestions for organization and operation of drilling project; and suggested level of effort and funding. Four recommendations are set down. 8 figures, 5 tables. (RWR)

  20. Ley de paternidad responsable y Registro Civil

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    Irene Montarano Lacayo

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Con la promulgación de la Ley de Paternidad Responsable en abril del 2001, los derechos de las madres de hijos extramatrimoniales y de los propios menores han cambiado en lo que a filiación se refiere. El artículo explica ampliamente el procedimiento administrativo que lleva el Registro Civil para la inscripción de nacimientos extramatrimoniales, desde la declaración de paternidad, citatorio, prueba de marcadores genéticos, hasta concluir con la declaración de la paternidad vía administrativa.

  1. Ley de paternidad responsable y Registro Civil

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    Irene Montarano Lacayo; Luis Antonio Bolaños Bolaños

    2007-01-01

    Con la promulgación de la Ley de Paternidad Responsable en abril del 2001, los derechos de las madres de hijos extramatrimoniales y de los propios menores han cambiado en lo que a filiación se refiere. El artículo explica ampliamente el procedimiento administrativo que lleva el Registro Civil para la inscripción de nacimientos extramatrimoniales, desde la declaración de paternidad, citatorio, prueba de marcadores genéticos, hasta concluir con la declaración de la paternidad vía administrativa...

  2. Nuevos registros de clorofitas marinas para Cuba

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    A. Moreira; Fujii, M.T.; Suárez, A. M.; Wynne, M.J.

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    A partir de muestras colectadas en la bahía de Cienfuegos y de Santa Lucía (Pinar del Río), se identificaron dos nuevos registros de macroalgas marinas (clorofitas) para Cuba: Cladophora blomquistii C. Hoek y Udotea fibrosa D. S. Littler & M. M. Littler. C. blomquistii se registra por primera vez para la región del Caribe ya que se había consignado solo para lagunas costeras de la Florida, y la parte noreste del golfo de México. Se ofrecen además comentarios sobre la taxonomía, ...

  3. Influence of Continental Outflows on Marine Aerosols over Xiaoyangshan Island in the East China Sea: An Episode of Heavy Air Pollution

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    Yan Zhang

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Field measurements of aerosols were conducted on Xiaoyangshan Island in the East China Sea in May 2006 to investigate the impact of anthropogenic air pollutants to the coastal environment. MM5/CMAQ was used to model the development of the episode and identify the sources of major ionic species during the episode. The results showed that the major ionic species in TSP were SO42-, NO3- and NH4+, which accounted for about 76% of the total water soluble ions (TWSI. The mean concentrations of SO42-, NO3- and NH4+ were 20.9, 10.4 and 5.1 _ m-3, respectively, and the peak values on a foggy day were 69.87, 38.48 and 22.75 _ m-3, respectively. The most abundant ionic species was SO42-. The increase of SO42- concentration was found to be significantly correlated with the decrease of the atmospheric visibility (correlation coefficient = 0.82. Process analysis implied that advection, diffusion and cloud chemical processes contributed to this pollution episode. Backward trajectory analysis revealed that the airflow on the foggy and most polluted day during the sampling campaign was westerly, i.e., from the continent. Both the measured data and modeling results showed that the coastal atmosphere was seriously affected by terrestrial pollutants in the continental outflow.

  4. Continental tectonics and continental kinetics

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    We present a model of continental growth which combines the results of geochemical studies and tectonic ideas about the evolution of continents through geological time. The process of continental growth is mainly controlled by surface phenomena. Continental material is extracted from the mantle along subduction zones at the periphery of oceans, and is destroyed in collision zones where it is remobilized and made available for subduction. We derive an equation for S, the portion of the Earth's surface occupied by continents, which reads as follows: dS/dt=a . √(1-S)-b . S. Coefficients a and b depend on the geometry of plates, on their number and on their velocities. We assume that they decrease exponentially with time with the same time-scale α. This model satisfies both geochemical and tectonic constraints, and allows the integration of several current observations in a single framework. (orig.)

  5. Net sea-air CO2 fluxes and modelled pCO2 in the southwestern subtropical Atlantic continental shelf during spring 2010 and summer 2011

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    Ito, Rosane Gonçalves; Garcia, Carlos Alberto Eiras; Tavano, Virginia Maria

    2016-05-01

    Sea-air CO2 fluxes over continental shelves vary substantially in time on both seasonal and sub-seasonal scales, driven primarily by variations in surface pCO2 due to several oceanic mechanisms. Furthermore, coastal zones have not been appropriately considered in global estimates of sea-air CO2 fluxes, despite their importance to ecology and to productivity. In this work, we aimed to improve our understanding of the role played by shelf waters in controlling sea-air CO2 fluxes by investigating the southwestern Atlantic Ocean (21-35°S) region, where physical, chemical and biological measurements were made on board the Brazilian R. V. Cruzeiro do Sul during late spring 2010 and early summer 2011. Features such as discharge from the La Plata River, intrusions of tropical waters on the outer shelf due to meandering and flow instabilities of the Brazil Current, and coastal upwelling in the Santa Marta Grande Cape and São Tomé Cape were detected by both in situ measurements and ocean colour and thermal satellite imagery. Overall, shelf waters in the study area were a source of CO2 to the atmosphere, with an average of 1.2 mmol CO2 m-2 day-1 for the late spring and 11.2 mmol CO2 m-2 day-1 for the early summer cruises. The spatial variability in ocean pCO2 was associated with surface ocean properties (temperature, salinity and chlorophyll-a concentration) in both the slope and shelf waters. Empirical algorithms for predicting temperature-normalized surface ocean pCO2 as a function of surface ocean properties were shown to perform well in both shelf and slope waters, except (a) within cyclonic eddies produced by baroclinic instability of the Brazil Current as detected by satellite SST imagery and (b) in coastal upwelling regions. In these regions, surface ocean pCO2 values were higher as a result of upwelled CO2-enriched subsurface waters. Finally, a pCO2 algorithm based on both sea surface temperature and surface chlorophyll-a was developed that enabled the spatial

  6. Registro multicéntrico de las modalidades de diagnóstico, estadificación y tratamiento del cáncer de recto en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

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    Ignacio Raffa

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available El diagnóstico y tratamiento de los pacientes con cáncer de recto ha cambiado notoriamente en los últimos decenios. A fin de evaluar la conducta al respecto en nuestro medio, llevamos a cabo un estudio multicéntrico retrospectivo en 18 servicios asistenciales de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, considerando los pacientes operados entre junio de 2004 y mayo de 2007. En 397 pacientes (mediana de edad: 63.5 años se registraron y analizaron los datos de demografía, diagnóstico, cirugía, morbimortalidad, patología, radioterapia y quimioterapia consignados en la historia clínica. Constaba el "TNM" en 253 (estadio I: 23.7%, II: 32.8%, III: 39.5%. Se realizó resonancia nuclear magnética de pelvis en 44 (11.1%. Recibieron neoadyuvancia 115 (29%. Se efectuó resección anterior en 170 (42.8%, resección ultrabaja en 95 (23.9%, amputación abdominoperineal en 76 (19.1%. Faltaron datos sobre la escisión del mesorrecto en 135 (34.0%. La mediana de ganglios linfáticos resecados fue de 13; con metástasis: 3. El margen circunferencial de resección se informó en 219 (55.2%. Se empleó quimioterapia en 123 (31%. Se presentaron en Comité de Tumores 98 (24.7% del total. La confrontación de estos resultados con los estándares internacionales muestra una morbimortalidad quirúrgica adecuada a esos estándares, al tiempo que demuestra que fue insuficiente la discusión interdisciplinaria, reducido el empleo de resonancia nuclear magnética para la estadificación, baja la utilización de neoadyuvancia y escasa la mención del tipo de resección mesorrectal efectuada. Este estudio sugiere la conveniencia de una adopción más generalizada de las pautas internacionales y la necesidad de una acción educativa en tal sentido.

  7. Continental dynamics and continental earthquakes

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    张东宁; 张国民; 张培震

    2003-01-01

    Two key research projects in geoscience field in China since the IUGG meeting in Birmingham in 1999, the project of "East Asian Continental Geodynamics" and the project of "Mechanism and Prediction of Strong Continental Earthquakes" are introduced in this paper. Some details of two projects, such as their sub-projects, some initial research results published are also given here. Because of the large magnitude of the November 14, 2001 Kunlun Mountain Pass MS=8.1 earthquake, in the third part of this paper, some initial research results are reviewed for the after-shock monitoring and the multi-discipline field survey, the impact and disaster of this earthquake on the construction site of Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) railway and some other infrastructure.

  8. Continental Rifts

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    Rosendahl, B. R.

    Continental Rifts, edited by A. M. Quennell, is a new member of the Benchmark Papers in Geology Series, edited in toto by R. W. Fairbridge. In this series the individual volume editors peruse the literature on a given topic, select a few dozen papers of ostensibly benchmark quality, and then reorder them in some sensible fashion. Some of the original papers are republished intact, but many are chopped into “McNuggets™” of information. Depending upon the volume editor, the chopping process can range from a butchering job to careful and prudent pruning. The collecting, sifting, and reorganizing tasks are, of course, equally editor-sensitive. The end product of this series is something akin to a set of Reader's Digest of Geology.

  9. Análisis de un registro de adenomas pituitarios

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    Carolina Albiero; Lea Juárez-Allen; Vanesa Longobardi; Karina Danilowicz; Marcos P. Manavela; Bruno, Oscar D.

    2010-01-01

    Dada la complejidad que reviste el enfoque diagnóstico y terapéutico de los tumores pituitarios, el registro y análisis de la experiencia clínica acumulada es de gran ayuda en la toma de decisiones. En este trabajo se informan datos clínico-terapéuticos, extraídos de un registro computarizado, sobre 519 de un total de 670 pacientes con adenomas pituitarios. Trescientos cuarenta y cinco fueron mujeres (66%) y 174 varones (34%), de 14 a 80 años de edad. El diagnóstico final fue: acromegalia en ...

  10. El registro biológico humano de la costa meridional de Santa Cruz

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    Suby, Jorge A.

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La costa patagónica constituye un sector de riesgo para el registro arqueológico, asociado a factores naturales y antrópicos. Al mismo tiempo, la conservación de las colecciones bioarqueológicas, destacándose la pérdida de restos óseos e información asociada por escasez de recursos, desconocimiento o falta de atención especializada, representa escenarios de riesgo para el registro. Una de las áreas para las cuales no se dispone hasta el momento de información bioarqueológica es la región que comprende la costa meridional de la provincia de Santa Cruz. Considerando esta ausencia de información, el objetivo de este trabajo es presentar y discutir los primeros resultados sobre restos óseos humanos hallados en la región costera próxima a la desembocadura del Río Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Argentina. Los estudios incluyen el análisis de las situaciones de hallazgo y riesgo de los restos recuperados en acciones de rescate, el reconocimiento y puesta en valor de materiales depositados en el Museo Regional "Carlos Borgialli" (Puerto Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Argentina y estudios paleopatológicos. Al mismo tiempo se informan y analizan resultados cronológicos e isotópicos. Los resultados brindan evidencias claras de la ocupación de la región costera al menos durante los últimos 2000 años, consumo de recursos predominantemente terrestres y un estilo de vida que favorece el desarrollo de lesiones articulares, con escasos indicios de estrés sistémico que coinciden con los resultados reportados para la región continental del estrecho de Magallanes.

  11. Continental Divide Trail

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    Earth Data Analysis Center, University of New Mexico — This shapefile was created to show the proximity of the Continental Divide to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail in New Mexico. This work was done as part...

  12. Complicaciones maternas y mortalidad perinatal en el Síndrome de Hellp: Registro multicéntrtico en unidades de cuidados intensivos del área Buenos Aires Maternal morbidity and perinatal mortality in HELLP syndrome. Multicentric studies in intensive care units in Buenos Aires area

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    Eduardo Malvino; María Muñoz; Claudia Ceccotti; Gustavo Janello; Diego Mc Loughlin; Alberto Pawlak; Pablo Desmery; Osvaldo López Gastón

    2005-01-01

    Se analizaron en forma retrospectiva las características clínicas, complicaciones, gravedad, y sobrevivencia materna y fetal, en un grupo de gestantes con síndrome HELLP ( Hemolysis , Elevated Liver enzyme levels, Low Platelet count ) que requirieron admisión en cuatro unidades de cuidados intensivos del área metropolitana Buenos Aires, Argentina. Durante el período comprendido entre marzo de 1997 y marzo de 2003 se evaluaron 62 pacientes en la segunda mitad del embarazo o el puerperio inmedi...

  13. Registros nuevos de especies de Leucospidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea para Colombia

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    Arias Penna Diana Carolina

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Dos especies de Leucospis se reportan por primera vez para Colombia Leucospis aliena y Leucospis enderleini. Teniendo en cuenta estos nuevos registros, el número de especies de Leucospis reportadas para el país se eleva a 11. Además se reporta una nueva localidad en Colombia para Leucospis colombiana en el departamento del Magdalena y un registro adicional para Polistomorpha conura en el departamento del Amazonas. Los especímenes se encuentran depositados en la colección entomológica del Museo José Hernández Camacho del Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (IAvH-E, Villa de Leyva (Boyacá, Colombia.

  14. Continental margins: linking ecosystems

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    Kelly-Gerreyn, Boris; Rabalais, Nancy; Middelburg, Jack; Roy, Sylvie; Liu, Kon-Kee; Thomas, Helmut; Zhang, Jing

    2008-01-01

    Impacts of Global, Local and Human Forcings on Biogeochemical Cycles and Ecosystems, IMBER/LOICZ Continental Margins Open Science Conference; Shanghai, China, 17–21 September 2007; More than 100 scientists from 25 countries came together to address global, regional, local, and human pressures interactively affecting continental margin biogeochemical cycles, marine food webs, and society. Continental margins cover only 12% of the global ocean area yet account for more than 30% of global oceani...

  15. Complicaciones maternas y mortalidad perinatal en el Síndrome de Hellp: Registro multicéntrtico en unidades de cuidados intensivos del área Buenos Aires Maternal morbidity and perinatal mortality in HELLP syndrome. Multicentric studies in intensive care units in Buenos Aires area

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    Eduardo Malvino

    2005-03-01

    Full Text Available Se analizaron en forma retrospectiva las características clínicas, complicaciones, gravedad, y sobrevivencia materna y fetal, en un grupo de gestantes con síndrome HELLP ( Hemolysis , Elevated Liver enzyme levels, Low Platelet count que requirieron admisión en cuatro unidades de cuidados intensivos del área metropolitana Buenos Aires, Argentina. Durante el período comprendido entre marzo de 1997 y marzo de 2003 se evaluaron 62 pacientes en la segunda mitad del embarazo o el puerperio inmediato que cumplían criterios diagnósticos de hipertensión inducida por el embarazo, asociado a plaquetopenia 70 UI/l, láctico deshidrogenasa >600 UI/l, bilirrubina total >1.2 mg / dl , y/o frotis de sangre periférica con signos de hemólisis. La edad promedio fue 28 ± 8 años; número de gestas promedio 2.7 ± 2.3; edad gestacional media 33 ± 4 semanas. Según el grado de plaquetopenia, 23 casos pertenecieron a la clase 1, 29 a la clase 2 y el resto a la clase 3 de la clasificación de Martin . Hubo 16 formas eclámpticas. El recuento plaquetario promedio fue 67 604 ± 31 535/ mm3 ; TGO 271 ± 297 UI/l; TGP 209 ± 178 UI/l; LDH 1 444 ± 1 295 UI/l; creatininemia 1.1 ± 0.8 mg / dl. Cuarenta y una pacientes cursaron con diverso grado de deterioro del filtrado glomerular, con requerimiento de tratamiento hemodialítico y plasmaféresis en un caso. Se presentó insuficiencia respiratoria vinculada a síndrome de distrés respiratorio del adulto en cuatro enfermas. Todas las puérperas sobrevivieron y se comprobaron cuatro muertes perinatales. En la población estudiada, se observó baja prevalencia de complicaciones graves, óptima sobrevivencia materna y baja mortalidad perinatal.We analized the clinical characteristics, complications, severity, and maternal and fetal survival of patients suffering from HELLP syndrome ( Hemolysis , Elevated Liver enzymes level, Low Platelet count requiring admission to the intensive care unit in four hospitals from

  16. Decadal evaluation of regional climate, air quality, and their interactions over the continental US and their interactions using WRF/Chem version 3.6.1

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    Yahya, Khairunnisa; Wang, Kai; Campbell, Patrick; Glotfelty, Timothy; He, Jian; Zhang, Yang

    2016-02-01

    The Weather Research and Forecasting model with Chemistry (WRF/Chem) v3.6.1 with the Carbon Bond 2005 (CB05) gas-phase mechanism is evaluated for its first decadal application during 2001-2010 using the Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5 (RCP 8.5) emissions to assess its capability and appropriateness for long-term climatological simulations. The initial and boundary conditions are downscaled from the modified Community Earth System Model/Community Atmosphere Model (CESM/CAM5) v1.2.2. The meteorological initial and boundary conditions are bias-corrected using the National Center for Environmental Protection's Final (FNL) Operational Global Analysis data. Climatological evaluations are carried out for meteorological, chemical, and aerosol-cloud-radiation variables against data from surface networks and satellite retrievals. The model performs very well for the 2 m temperature (T2) for the 10-year period, with only a small cold bias of -0.3 °C. Biases in other meteorological variables including relative humidity at 2 m, wind speed at 10 m, and precipitation tend to be site- and season-specific; however, with the exception of T2, consistent annual biases exist for most of the years from 2001 to 2010. Ozone mixing ratios are slightly overpredicted at both urban and rural locations with a normalized mean bias (NMB) of 9.7 % but underpredicted at rural locations with an NMB of -8.8 %. PM2.5 concentrations are moderately overpredicted with an NMB of 23.3 % at rural sites but slightly underpredicted with an NMB of -10.8 % at urban/suburban sites. In general, the model performs relatively well for chemical and meteorological variables, and not as well for aerosol-cloud-radiation variables. Cloud-aerosol variables including aerosol optical depth, cloud water path, cloud optical thickness, and cloud droplet number concentration are generally underpredicted on average across the continental US. Overpredictions of several cloud variables over the eastern US result in

  17. Air

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    ... house) Industrial emissions (like smoke and chemicals from factories) Household cleaners (spray cleaners, air fresheners) Car emissions (like carbon monoxide) *All of these things make up “particle pollution.” They mostly come from cars, trucks, buses, and ...

  18. New specimens and records of chondrichthyan fishes (Vertebrata: Chondrichthyes off the Mexican Pacific coast Nuevos ejemplares y nuevos registros de peces cartilaginosos (Vertebrata: Chondrichthyes de la costa del Pacífico mexicano

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    Gorgonio Ruiz-Campos

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available New specimens and new records of occurrence for 10 species of chondrichthyan (elasmobranch and chimaeroid fishes previously unknown or little documented for the continental shelf of the Mexican Pacific are reported. This contribution provides the first record of Centroscyllium nigrum, Isurus paucus, and Bathyraja trachura for the Mexican Pacific, as well as new specimens of Hydrolagus colliei, Hexanchus griseus, Echinorhinus cookei, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai, and Raja velezi for the western coast of the Baja California Peninsula, including the intermediate record within the known distribution range for Apristurus kampae, and the southernmost record for Raja inornata.Se reportan nuevos ejemplares y nuevos registros de concurrencia para 10 especies de elasmobranquios previamente desconocidos o con muy poca documentación en aguas del Pacífico mexicano. Esta contribución ofrece el primer registro de Centroscyllium nigrum, Isurus paucus, y Bathyraja trachura en el Pacífico mexicano; así como nuevos ejemplares de Hydrolagus colliei, Hexanchus griseus, Echinorhinus cookei, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai y Raja velezi en la costa occidental de la península de Baja California, con la inclusión del registro intermedio en el ámbito de distribución conocida para Apristurus kampae, y el registro más meridional para Raja inornata.

  19. Air

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    In recent years several regulations and standards for air quality and limits for air pollution were issued or are in preparation by the European Union, which have severe influence on the environmental monitoring and legislation in Austria. This chapter of the environmental control report of Austria gives an overview about the legal situation of air pollution control in the European Union and in specific the legal situation in Austria. It gives a comprehensive inventory of air pollution measurements for the whole area of Austria of total suspended particulates, ozone, volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, heavy metals, benzene, dioxin, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and eutrophication. For each of these pollutants the measured emission values throughout Austria are given in tables and geographical charts, the environmental impact is discussed, statistical data and time series of the emission sources are given and legal regulations and measures for an effective environmental pollution control are discussed. In particular the impact of fossil-fuel power plants on the air pollution is analyzed. (a.n.)

  20. Análisis de un registro de adenomas pituitarios

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    Carolina Albiero

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Dada la complejidad que reviste el enfoque diagnóstico y terapéutico de los tumores pituitarios, el registro y análisis de la experiencia clínica acumulada es de gran ayuda en la toma de decisiones. En este trabajo se informan datos clínico-terapéuticos, extraídos de un registro computarizado, sobre 519 de un total de 670 pacientes con adenomas pituitarios. Trescientos cuarenta y cinco fueron mujeres (66% y 174 varones (34%, de 14 a 80 años de edad. El diagnóstico final fue: acromegalia en 176, enfermedad de Cushing en 153, prolactinoma en 101 y adenoma clínicamente no-funcionante (ANF en 89. La edad media al momento del diagnóstico de acromegalia fue 43.9 ± 13.5 (16-80, para enfermedad de Cushing 35.7 ± 12.9 (14-72, para prolactinomas 30.0 ± 13.4 (15-79 y para ANF 52.1 ± 15.2 (17-79 años. La creación de un registro institucional de tumores de hipófisis es un instrumento de gran utilidad para el análisis de la experiencia adquirida y constituye una herramienta valiosa para mejorar la estrategia terapéutica, optimizar la relación costo/beneficio y mejorar el cuidado del paciente. Contribuye a la docencia médica, tanto en el pre como en el posgrado y da base a la realización de trabajos de investigación clínica, aportando a la difusión y transferencia de conocimientos.

  1. Nuevos registros distribucionales de murciélagos peruanos

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    Sergio Solari; Víctor Pacheco; Elena Vivar

    2014-01-01

    Basados en colectas recientes y revisión de especímenes, actualizamos los datos de distribución geográfica para diez especies de murciélagos de Perú, e incluimos información sobre su morfología, estado sistemático y ecología. Los registros incluyen dos extensiones latitudinales (Lonchophylla robusta y Thyroptera lavali), y una extensión altitudinal (Anoura latidens). Dos especies de Cynomops, paranus y planirostris, se presentan en Perú, y son documentadas por nuestros especímenes. Algunas id...

  2. 30.000 registros en RiuNet

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    Vallés Navarro, Raquel; Martínez Galindo, Francisco Jesús; Segura Domingo, Yolanda

    2014-01-01

    Infografía que muestra gráficamente la evolución de RiuNet desde su nacimiento en 2008 hasta febrero de 2014 cuando alcanza los 30.000 registros. Se describen los tipos de documento depositados así como la visibilidad e impacto que obtienen. Se remarcan los mandatos que obligan al depósito de documentos en el repositorio como el Real Decreto 99/2011, sobre el mandato de depósito de Tesis Doctorales o la normativa de 2013 de la UPV sobre los Trabajos académicos de los alumnos, así como la polí...

  3. Síndrome da medula presa: registro de dois casos

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    Marco Antonio de Oliveira Machado; Sérgio Lemos; Josaphat Vilela de Morais

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    Registro de dois casos da síndrome de medula presa nos quais o estabelecimento correto do diagnóstico permitiu adotar conduta terapêutica adequada. Esta consiste na ressecção cirúrgica do filum terminale. São comentados aspectos embriológicos e fisiopatogênicos de interesse à síndrome, bem como são analisadas suas manifestações clínicas principais, os exames complementares que possibilitam o diagnóstico, particularmente a mielografia, e aspectos da terapêutica cirúrgica.

  4. La diligencia de entrada y registro en domicilio particular

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    Ayuso Vázquez, Ana

    2015-01-01

    [ES] La inviolabilidad del domicilio no es un derecho fundamental absoluto, sino que cede frente a los intereses de la investigación criminal en aquellos casos en los que la ley prevé que puede practicarse la diligencia de entrada y registro. Los casos en los que puede practicarse esta diligencia de investigación vienen establecidos por la Constitución y desarrollados por la Ley de Enjuiciamiento Criminal y son: cuando el titular del domicilio otorga su consentimiento, cuando existe una resol...

  5. Sistemas de Registro Audiovisual del Patrimonio Urbano (SRAPU)

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    Conles, Liliana Eva

    2006-01-01

    El Sistema SRAPU es un método de relevamiento fílmico diseñado para configurar una base de datos interactiva del paisaje urbano. Sobre esta base se persigue la formulación de criterios ordenados en términos de: flexibilidad y eficacia económica, eficiencia en el manejo de datos, democratización de la información. El SRAPU se plantea como un registro audiovisual del patrimonio material e intangible en su singularidad y como conjunto histórico y natural. En su concepción involucra los pro...

  6. Generation of an empirical soil moisture initialization and its potential impact on subseasonal forecasting skill of continental precipitation and air temperature

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    Boisserie, Marie

    The goal of this dissertation research is to produce empirical soil moisture initial conditions (soil moisture analysis) and investigate its impact on the short-term (2 weeks) to subseasonal (2 months) forecasting skill of 2-m air temperature and precipitation. Because of soil moisture has a long memory and plays a role in controlling the surface water and energy budget, an accurate soil moisture analysis is today widely recognized as having the potential to increase summertime climate forecasting skill. However, because of a lack of global observations of soil moisture, there has been no scientific consensus on the importance of the contribution of a soil moisture initialization as close to the truth as possible to climate forecasting skill. In this study, the initial conditions are generated using a Precipitation Assimilation Reanalysis (PAR) technique to produce a soil moisture analysis. This technique consists mainly of nudging precipitation in the atmosphere component of a land-atmosphere model by adjusting the vertical air humidity profile based on the difference between the rate of the model-derived precipitation rate and the observed rate. The unique aspects of the PAR technique are the following: (1) based on the PAR technique, the soil moisture analysis is generated using a coupled land-atmosphere forecast model; therefore, no bias between the initial conditions and the forecast model (spinup problem) is encountered; and (2) the PAR technique is physically consistent; the surface and radiative fluxes remains in conjunction with the soil moisture analysis. To our knowledge, there has been no attempt to use a physically consistent soil moisture land assimilation system into a land-atmosphere model in a coupled mode. The effect of the PAR technique on the model soil moisture estimates is evaluated using the Global Soil Wetness Project Phase 2 (GSWP-2) multimodel analysis product (used as a proxy for global soil moisture observations) and actual in

  7. -induced continental warming

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    Kamae, Youichi; Watanabe, Masahiro; Kimoto, Masahide; Shiogama, Hideo

    2014-11-01

    In this the second of a two-part study, we examine the physical mechanisms responsible for the increasing contrast of the land-sea surface air temperature (SAT) in summertime over the Far East, as observed in recent decades and revealed in future climate projections obtained from a series of transient warming and sensitivity experiments conducted under the umbrella of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5. On a global perspective, a strengthening of land-sea SAT contrast in the transient warming simulations of coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation models is attributed to an increase in sea surface temperature (SST). However, in boreal summer, the strengthened contrast over the Far East is reproduced only by increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration. In response to SST increase alone, the tropospheric warming over the interior of the mid- to high-latitude continents including Eurasia are weaker than those over the surrounding oceans, leading to a weakening of the land-sea SAT contrast over the Far East. Thus, the increasing contrast and associated change in atmospheric circulation over East Asia is explained by CO2-induced continental warming. The degree of strengthening of the land-sea SAT contrast varies in different transient warming scenarios, but is reproduced through a combination of the CO2-induced positive and SST-induced negative contributions to the land-sea contrast. These results imply that changes of climate patterns over the land-ocean boundary regions are sensitive to future scenarios of CO2 concentration pathways including extreme cases.

  8. Continental sedimentary successions exposed in Centinela del Mar, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Lower Pleistocene - Holocene); Las sucesiones sedimentarias continentales expuestas en Centinela del Mar, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina (Pleistoceno Inferior-Holoceno)

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    Cenizo, M. M.

    2011-07-01

    In the present paper, the geomorphologic and sedimentary characteristics of the continental sequences exposed on the coastal cliffs and surrounding areas of the Centinela del Mar locality are described and interpreted. Fourteen lithofacies are defined, their relation, geometry and structure are represented using transversal and longitudinal detailed profiles. In the basal and medium sector of the profile, facies of different degrees of transport and aqueous rework were recognized. In the superior sector, a succession of marine peri-coastal facies corresponding to the Belgranense transgression (=Fm. Pascua) were identified, ending the sequence with relictual eolic facies. The different historical interpretations are discussed, homologating the units referred previously with the ones proposed on this paper. These units are correlated with those defined in the allostratigrapic scheme proposed by other authors for the area covered between Playa San Carlos and Arroyo Chapadmalal. This allowed recognize for the area under study the presence of the Punta San Andres and Arroyo Loberia Alloformations (basal-medium and superior sector, respectively). Between these two entities, a association of well defined progradant marine facies are found and named on this paper as Centinela del Mar Alloformation. Finally, periferithe information gathered here (magnetostratigraphy, radiometric dating, stratigraphic correlations, etc) indicates, at least preliminarily, that the sequence of Centinela del Mar corresponds to the Ensenadense- Lujanense interval (Lower Pleistocene - Holocene). (Author) 73 refs.

  9. El registro más antiguo de Panochthus (Xenarthra, Glyptodontidae

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    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Panochthus is one of the largest sized and most frequently recorded genera of Pleistocene South American Glyptodontidae. A recent taxonomic revision shows that the genus includes six species: P. intermedius>/i> and P. subintermedius (early Pleistocene-middle Pleistocene, P. tuberculatus and P. frenzelianus (middle Pleistocene-late Pleistocene, whereas P. greslebini and P. jaguaribensis only can be referred to the Pleistocene sensu lato. In this contribution the oldest record of the genus Panochthus (MMP 5171 is presented and described. The remains came from the late Pliocene (Playa Los lobos Aloformation, Chapadmalal Formation; Chapadmalalan; Paraglyptodon chapalmalensis Biozone of the Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires province, Argentina. The material is represented by a considerable fragment of dorsal carapace and some associated osteoderms, which are assignable to an indeterminate species of Panochthus. One of the most significant characters in the exposed surface of the osteoderms is the presence of a clear “reticular” pattern, a character only observed in Panochthus. From a biostratigraphic viewpoint, it is remarkable the absence of records of Panochthus in the Marplatan Age/Stage (late Pliocene-early Pleistocene.Panochthus es uno de los géneros de gliptodóntidos de mayores dimensiones y más ampliamente registrado en el Pleistoceno del sur de América del Sur. Una reciente revisión demostró que alberga seis especies distribuidas cronológicamente de la siguiente manera: P. Intermedius y P. Subintermedius (Pleistoceno temprano-Pleistoceno medio, Ensenadense; P. Tuberculatus y P. Frenzelianus tienen sus biocrones limitados al Pleistoceno medio-Pleistoceno tardío (Bonaerense-Lujanense, mientras que P. Greslebini y P. Jaguaribensis solo pueden referirse al Pleistoceno sensu lato. En la presente contribución se da a conocer el registro más antiguo de Panochthus, representado por el material MMP 5171, procedente del Plioceno tard

  10. Nuevos registros distribucionales de murciélagos peruanos

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    Sergio Solari

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Basados en colectas recientes y revisión de especímenes, actualizamos los datos de distribución geográfica para diez especies de murciélagos de Perú, e incluimos información sobre su morfología, estado sistemático y ecología. Los registros incluyen dos extensiones latitudinales (Lonchophylla robusta y Thyroptera lavali, y una extensión altitudinal (Anoura latidens. Dos especies de Cynomops, paranus y planirostris, se presentan en Perú, y son documentadas por nuestros especímenes. Algunas identificaciones erróneas, reportadas en publicaciones previas, son corregidas y presentadas en su actual estado taxonómico. La diversidad de murciélagos de Jenaro Herrera y Cocha Cashu-Pakitza es corregida a 63 y 62 especies, respectivamente.

  11. Criptococose do sistema nervoso central. Registro de um caso

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    Adherbal Tolosa

    1956-06-01

    Full Text Available Registro de caso de criptococose do sistema nervoso central, cujo diagnóstico foi estabelecido pelo exame do liqüido cefalorraquidiano. A presença do criptococo, verificada no exame direto, foi confirmada por culturas. O paciente apresentava quadro irritativo meníngeo, ao qual se associaram, ulteriormente, distúrbios encefálicos difusos e síndrome de hipertensão intracraniana. Evolução fatal após 4 meses de doença; foi tentada a sulfamido-terapia, sem resultado. O exame necroscópico confirmou a existência de leptomeningite difusa e micro-abscessos disseminados no córtex cerebral; o óbito foi relacionado à compressão bulbar por hérnia das tonsilas cerebelares.

  12. Biogeografia de Portugal Continental

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    Costa, José C.; Aguiar, Carlos; Capelo, J.; Lousã, Mário; Neto, Carlos

    1998-01-01

    Apresentam-se alguns conceitos fundamentais usados em Biogeografia. Propõe-se uma tipologia biogeográfica para Portugal continental desenvolvida a partir dos trabalhos de S. Rivas-Martínez para a Península Ibérica, principalmente: RIVAS-MARTÍNEZ et al (1990). São enumeradas as unidades biogeográficas reconhecidas no território continental nacional e discutem-se os seus limites até ao nível de Superdistrito, bem como os critérios e fundamentos florísticos e fitossociológicos ...

  13. VARIABILITY OF THE THERMAL CONTINENTALITY INDEX IN CENTRAL EUROPE

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    CIARANEK1 DOMINIKA

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents the spatial and temporal variability of thermal continentality in Central Europe. Gorczyński’s and Johansson-Ringleb’s formulae were used to derive the continentality index. The study also looked at the annual patterns of air temperature amplitude (A, a component of both of these formulae, and D; the difference between the average temperatures of autumn (Sep.-Nov. and spring (Mar.-May. Records of six weather stations representing the climate of Central Europe were included in the study covering the period 1775-2012 (Potsdam, Drezden, Prague, Vienna, Krakow, Debrecen. The highest continentality index was found in Debrecen and the lowest in Potsdam. The continentality index fluctuated with time with two pronounced dips at the turn of the 19th century and in the second half of the 20th century. The highest continentality index values were recorded during the 1930s and 1940s.

  14. Continental magnetic anomaly constraints on continental reconstruction

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    Vonfrese, R. R. B.; Hinze, W. J.; Olivier, R.; Bentley, C. R.

    1985-01-01

    Crustal magnetic anomalies mapped by the MAGSAT satellite for North and South America, Europe, Africa, India, Australia and Antarctica and adjacent marine areas were adjusted to a common elevation of 400 km and differentially reduced to the radial pole of intensity 60,000 nT. These radially polarized anomalies are normalized for differential inclination, declination and intensity effects of the geomagnetic field, so that in principle they directly reflected the geometric and magnetic polarization attributes of sources which include regional petrologic variations of the crust and upper mantle, and crustal thickness and thermal perturbations. Continental anomalies demonstrate remarkably detailed correlation of regional magnetic sources across rifted margins when plotted on a reconstruction of Pangea. Accordingly, they suggest further fundamental constraints on the geologic evolution of the continents and their reconstructions.

  15. Tafosfera: el registro de las relaciones biogeológicas

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    Nieto-Díaz, M.

    2006-12-01

    érmino Tafosfera, enfatizando el hecho del enterramiento causante de que materiales originados directa o indirectamente por los organismos pasen a la Litosfera, escapando de la Biosfera. La Tafosfera pretende ser un concepto paleontológico y sedimentológico que plantee un escenario coherente para la comprensión de los procesos tafonómicos que han ocurrido a lo largo de la historia de la Tierra. La Tafosfera se encuentra limitada, por una parte, por su interfase con la Biosfera y, por otra, por las capas de la corteza terrestre que no han sufrido alteraciones biológicas directas. El concepto de Tafosfera suministra un escenario general mucho más coherente y preciso para el conocimiento de la evolución de la Vida y su interacción con la Litosfera que denominaciones procedentes de ámbitos diferentes, tales como «registro fósil» o «corteza terrestre». La Tafosfera incluye la totalidad del Registro fósil, junto con el Registro geológico formado como respuesta a las condiciones bióticas existentes en la superficie terrestre. La entidad del concepto permite distinguir dos génesis diferentes en la formación de la corteza terrestre: una abiótica, en la que los materiales son mayoritariamente basaltos originados en el Manto litosférico y otra biótica, en cuya composición intervienen materiales que, en algún momento de su historia, han residido en la Biosfera.

  16. El principio de confiabilidad en el registro electoral. La experiencia cubana

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    Raudiel Peña Barrios

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo pretende dar una panorámica acerca del contenido del principio de confiabilidad en materia registral, específicamente, en sede del registro de electores. Abordaremos las implicaciones que dicho principio tiene para la información que es manejada por los registros electorales, así como las medidas que pueden desarrollarse con el objetivo de lograr niveles cada vez más altos de confiabilidad. En este sentido, expondremos experiencias que se basan fundamentalmente en la utilización de la biometría y en el fortalecimiento del registro civil, como sustento, este último, de un registro electoral eficiente teniendo en cuenta la relación natural que existe entre ambos. Además, ofreceremos un análisis detallado de los puntos de ruptura del registro de electores cubano con el citado principio, con el objetivo de analizar la experiencia de Cuba. Por último, expondremos algunas ideas generales que pudieran contribuir al perfeccionamiento del registro electoral cubano.

  17. Brazilian continental cretaceous

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    Petri, Setembrino; Campanha, Vilma A.

    1981-04-01

    Cretaceous deposits in Brazil are very well developed, chiefly in continental facies and in thick sequences. Sedimentation occurred essentially in rift-valleys inland and along the coast. Three different sequences can be distinguished: (1) a lower clastic non-marine section, (2) a middle evaporitic section, (3) an upper marine section with non-marine regressive lithosomes. Continental deposits have been laid down chiefly between the latest Jurassic and Albian. The lower lithostratigraphic unit is represented by red shales with occasional evaporites and fresh-water limestones, dated by ostracods. A series of thick sandstone lithosomes accumulated in the inland rift-valleys. In the coastal basins these sequences are often incompletely preserved. Uplift in the beginning of the Aptian produced a widespread unconformity. In many of the inland rift-valleys sedimentation ceased at that time. A later transgression penetrated far into northeastern Brazil, but shortly after continental sedimentation continued, with the deposition of fluvial sandstones which once covered large areas of the country and which have been preserved in many places. The continental Cretaceous sediments have been laid down in fluvial and lacustrine environments, under warm climatic conditions which were dry from time to time. The fossil record is fairly rich, including besides plants and invertebrates, also reptiles and fishes. As faulting tectonism was rather strong, chiefly during the beginning of the Cretaceous, intercalations of igneous rocks are frequent in some places. Irregular uplift and erosion caused sediments belonging to the remainder of this period to be preserved only in tectonic basins scattered across the country.

  18. Redescription of the female of Microcerella acrydiorum (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) and new records from Argentina Redescripción de la hembra de Microcerella acrydiorum (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) y nuevos registros para la Argentina

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    Mariluis, Juan C.

    2005-01-01

    A redescription and an illustration of female Microcerella acrydiorum (Weyenbergh) is given, and new records from Santa Fe province, Argentina are provided. Microcerella chaetosa (Townsend) is recorded for the first time in Argentina. New records of Microcerella erythropyga (Lopes) from Buenos Aires and Córdoba provinces, Argentina are provided.Se redescribe e ilustra la hembra de Microcerella acrydiorum (Weyenbergh) y se aporta un nuevo registro para la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina. Micr...

  19. Evolución humana en Europa: registro y debates

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    Arsuaga, Juan Luis; Martínez, Ignacio; Carretero Díaz, José Miguel; Gracia Téllez, Ana; Lorenzo, Carlos; Bermúdez de Castro, José María

    1996-01-01

    Tres son los principales debates en los estudios de evolución humana en Europa: primer poblamiento de nuestro continente, patrón evolutivo durante el Pleistoceno medio, origen del Hombre moderno y su relación con los neandertales. Hasta la fecha, no existe consenso en admitir la presencia humana en Europa antes del episodio isotópico 13, pero el reciente hallazgo de fósiles humanos e industria lítica en ni veles del Pleistoceno inferior del yacimiento Gran Dolina (S ierra de Atapuerca), permi...

  20. Registro de Nephridiophaga sp. (Protista: Nephridiophagidae en Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae del Sur de la región Pampeana Record of Nephridiophaga sp. (Protista: Nephridiophagidae in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae of the southern Pampas

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    Santiago Plischuk

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Durante estudios prospectivos tendientes a la detección de protistas asociados a ápidos en la región Pampeana, se observó la presencia de esporos ovales bicóncavos y grupos de esporos (cúmulos en los túbulos de Malpighi de abejas de Dufaur, partido de Saavedra, sudoeste de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Los esporos maduros midieron 4,8 ± 0,05 x 2,4 ± 0,03 μm y la carga (intensidad promedió 5,71 ± 1,49 x 10(6 esporos/abeja. Las detecciones se efectuaron entre julio y octubre de 2006 y la prevalencia en las colmenas positivas osciló entre 1 y 16,7 %. Las características morfológicas de los esporos, el lugar de desarrollo y la especie huésped involucrada sugieren que el microorganismo en cuestión, pertenece al género Nephridiophaga y sería N. apis Ivani, especie tipo cuyo conocimiento es extremadamente limitado. El hallazgo constituye el primer registro de un nefridiofágido asociado a A mellifera fuera del continente europeo.During surveys for the detection of protists associated to Apidae in the Pampas region, biconcave oval spores, and spore clumps were observed in the Malpighian tubules of honeybees from Dufaur, Saavedra county, southwestern Buenos Aires province. Mature spores measured 4.8 ± 0.05 x 2.4 ± 0.03 μm, and mean spore load was 5.71 ± 1.49 x 10(6 per honeybee. Detections were from July to October 2006, and prevalence in positive colonies ranged from 1 to 16.7%. Morphology of the spores, the site of development, and the identity of the host species suggest that the isolated microorganism belongs to the genus Nephridiophaga and would be N apis Ivani, the type species, knowledge on which is extremely limited. The finding constitutes the first record of a nephridiophagid in honeybees outside of Europe.

  1. Avaliação dos registros de enfermagem em hemoterapia de um hospital geral

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    Silvânia Paiva dos Santos

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: avaliar os registros de enfermagem em hemoterapia nas unidades de internação de um hospital geral. Métodos: Estudo descritivo e exploratório, realizado no período de julho a outubro de 2009, em um hospital de grande porte no interior de Minas Gerais, Brasil. Foram auditados 606 prontuários de pacientes que se submeteram ao tratamento hemoterápico. Doze quesitos foram analisados nos registros de enfermagem. Resultados: Foram analisadas 7.272 anotações. Dos itens avaliados, 65,5% estavam em conformidade. Dentre as não conformidades auditadas, as que apresentaram maior frequência foram: os "Sinais Vitais Pós-Transfusional" (83,8%, o "Registro de Observação nos 10 minutos iniciais" (73,6%, o "Número da Bolsa" (61,2%, "Horário de Término" e "Sinais Vitais Início" (57,3%. Os procedimentos que obtiveram melhor resultado foram: "Assinatura" (0,7%, "Carimbo" (1,5% e "Cabeçalho" (2,8%. Conclusão: Apesar de necessitar melhorias, a qualidade dos registros foi considerada boa, pois a maioria dos registros sobre hemoterapia estava em conformidade.

  2. El registro biológico humano de la costa meridional de Santa Cruz

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    Suby, Jorge A.; Guichón, Ricardo Aníbal; Zangrando, Francisco Atilio

    2009-01-01

    La costa patagónica constituye un sector de riesgo para el registro arqueológico, asociado a factores naturales y antrópicos. Al mismo tiempo, la conservación de las colecciones bioarqueológicas, destacándose la pérdida de restos óseos e información asociada por escasez de recursos, desconocimiento o falta de atención especializada, representa escenarios de riesgo para el registro. Una de las áreas para las cuales no se dispone hasta el momento de información bioarqueológica es la región que ...

  3. El arbitraje en el procedimiento administrativo de registro de marcas en Brasil

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    Copetti de Almeida, Michele

    2015-01-01

    La investigación se propone realizar un estudio del arbitraje aplicado en el procedimiento administrativo del registro de marcas en Brasil. Frente a la aceptación del arbitraje en Brasil en el ámbito privado, la propuesta de la investigación consiste en ampliar su uso en áreas especiales, tales como el derecho de marcas, aún en el marco del procedimiento administrativo de registro. En este contexto, se plantea la cuestión de fondo o sea, el problema que deseamos investigar: ¿que es nuestr...

  4. Registros adicionales de felinos del estado de Guerrero, México

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    José Alberto Almazán-Catalán; Cornelio Sánchez-Hernández; Fernando Ruíz-Gutiérrez; María de Lourdes Romero-Almaraz; Alejandro Taboada-Salgado; Elizabeth Beltrán-Sánchez; Leobardo Sánchez-Vázquez

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    Se amplía la información sobre distribución, hábitat y medidas somáticas y craneales de las 6 especies de felinos que se distribuyen en nuestro país y que se encuentran en Guerrero. La presencia de estas especies se obtuvo a través de métodos directos y registros indirectos. Lynx rufus está representado por la piel y el cráneo de un joven y es el segundo registro para el estado; mientras que Puma concolor, Puma yagouaroundi, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus wiedii y Panthera onca incrementan su ...

  5. Normalización automática de registros obtenidos de la Web of Science

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    Serrano-López, Antonio Eleazar; Martín Moreno, María del Carmen

    2012-01-01

    Los lenguajes de programación orientados al tratamiento automático de textos ya han demostrado anteriormente su utilidad para procesar y gestionar los registros bibliográficos obtenidos de diferentes bases de datos. Concretamente el lenguaje Perl ha sido utilizado en numerosas metodologías relacionadas con la bibliometría, para extraer los diferentes elementos de los registros bibliográficos, incorporarlos a bases de datos relacionales, procesarlos y obtener de ellos múltiples indicadores. Es...

  6. Primer registro del frutero pechinegro Pipreola lubomirskii (Aves, Cotingidae) en la vertiente occidental de los Andes

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    Letty Salinas; María Samamé; Irma Franke; Jon Fjeldså

    2013-01-01

    El frutero pechinegro, Pipreola lubomirskii, es un cotíngido registrado como raro y de distribución local en los Andes del Norte. Antes del presente registro sólo había sido reportado para la vertiente oriental del Perú y Ecuador, así como los Andes del sur de Colombia. El presente registro amplia su distribución a los bosques montañosos de la vertiente occidental de los Andes peruanos, habiéndose encontrado en los bosques nublados del valle del río Zaña, en el departamento de Cajamarca (6º50...

  7. Primeros registros para Colombia de cuatro taxones de la familia Tyrannidae (Aves: Passeriformes)

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    Rojas R. Rosario; Piragua A. William; Stiles Hurd Frank Galfierd; McNish Thomas

    1997-01-01

    En esta comunicación presentamos datos sobre cuatro taxones de la familia Tyrannidae que representan registros nuevos para el territorio colombiano, todos respaldados con especímenes en la colección del Instituto de Ciencias Naturales (ICN). La mayoría de los registros son del campo petrolero de Caño Limón, a unos 55 km al occidente de la ciudad de Arauca, en la parte septentrional del Departamento de Arauca. Las características de este sitio y datos generales de su avifauna fueron presentado...

  8. Southeast continental shelf studies

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    Menzel, D.W.

    1979-02-12

    Research efforts on the southeast continental shelf currently describe the manner in which fluctuations in Gulf Stream motion influence biological and chemical processes. Current meter arrays are maintained in the Georgia Bight and in Onslow Bay to describe general circulation patterns and to identify forcing functions. biological studies describe processes affecting temporal and spatial variations on the shelf and have attempted to track the biological history of intruded Gulf Stream water masses. Chemical studies examine the influence of both physical and biological variables on the distribution and fate of trace elements. The current state of knowledge is reviewed, the hypotheses developed and are described, a rationale for testing these hypotheses is given. 1 figure, 1 table.

  9. The continental lithosphere

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    Artemieva, Irina

    2009-01-01

    The goal of the present study is to extract non-thermal signal from seismic tomography models in order to distinguish compositional variations in the continental lithosphere and to examine if geochemical and petrologic constraints on global-scale compositional variations in the mantle are...... consistent with modern geophysical data. In the lithospheric mantle of the continents, seismic velocity variations of a non-thermal origin (calculated from global Vs seismic tomography data [Grand S.P., 2002. Mantle shear-wave tomography and the fate of subducted slabs. Philosophical Transactions of the...... and evolution of Precambrian lithosphere: A global study. Journal of Geophysical Research 106, 16387–16414.] show strong correlation with tectono-thermal ages and with regional variations in lithospheric thickness constrained by surface heat flow data and seismic velocities. In agreement with xenolith...

  10. Epidemiología y registro de casos en salud mental infanto-juvenil.

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    GHMM ten Horn

    1988-01-01

    Full Text Available Los autores exponen la importancia que para la moderna epidemiología y la investigación en salud mental infanto-juvenil, tienen los registros de casos. La facilidad para los estudios longitudinales y evolutivos es de una importancia para la infancia y adolescencia.

  11. Registros de hóspedes como fonte de pesquisa para a História

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    Liara Fagundes Echart

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho busca analisar os livros de registros e movimentação de hóspedes do Grande Hotel de Pelotas. O Grande Hotel foi inaugurado em 1928 e permaneceu em funcionamento até o ano de 2002. Atualmente no prédio, doado à Universidade Federal de Pelotas, encontra-se as dependências do Curso Superior de Tecnologia em Hotelaria. A metodologia utilizada consistiu na identificação e análise dos livros de registros e de movimentação de hóspedes do Grande Hotel de Pelotas. Concomitantemente ao processo de pesquisa documental, realizou-se a pesquisa bibliográfica acerca da temática proposta, a fim de realizar o questionamento sobre a relevância do assunto. Ao todo foram localizados 18 exemplares de livros de registros e movimentação de hóspedes, compreendendo o período entre meados de 1959 até 2002, sendo esta última data marcada pelo encerramento das atividades hoteleiras do Grande Hotel de Pelotas. Os livros de registros e movimentação de hóspedes do Grande Hotel mostraram-se uma importante fonte histórica para o estudo da hotelaria em Pelotas.

  12. Una especie nueva de myrcia (myrtaceae) y nuevos registros de la familia para colombia

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    2012-01-01

    Se describe e ilustra una especie nueva de Myrcia (Myrtaceae) para los Andes deColombia. Se discuten las afinidades taxonómicas del nuevo taxón dentro de lasMyrtaceae colombianas. Adicionalmente, se presentan cinco nuevos registros deMyrtaceae para la flora nativa colombiana.

  13. Primer registro de Aplectana hylambatis (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae para anfibios de la provincia de San Juan

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    Quiroga, Lorena B.

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available La presente nota representa los primeros registros de parásitos (nematodos para anfibios de la provincia de San Juan. Además, se discute la variación morfológica de los nematodos encontrados con otras poblaciones de Argentina.

  14. Primer registro de Serratospiculum tendo (Nematoda: Diplotriaenidae) para el Perú

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    Gomez-Puerta, Luis A.; Pedro A. Ospina; Ramirez, Mercy G.; Nelly G. Cribillero

    2014-01-01

    Reportamos por primera vez la presencia del nematodo, Serratospiculum tendo Nitzsch, 1819, parasitando los sacos aéreos de un halcón peregrino (Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771). Seis nematodos (2 machos y 4 hembras) fueron colectados e identificados como S. tendo. El hallazgo de este nematodo constituye el primer registro en el Perú.

  15. Primer registro de Serratospiculum tendo (Nematoda: Diplotriaenidae para el Perú

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    Luis A. Gomez-Puerta

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Reportamos por primera vez la presencia del nematodo, Serratospiculum tendo Nitzsch, 1819, parasitando los sacos aéreos de un halcón peregrino (Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771. Seis nematodos (2 machos y 4 hembras fueron colectados e identificados como S. tendo. El hallazgo de este nematodo constituye el primer registro en el Perú.

  16. Dynamics of continental accretion.

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    Moresi, L; Betts, P G; Miller, M S; Cayley, R A

    2014-04-10

    Subduction zones become congested when they try to consume buoyant, exotic crust. The accretionary mountain belts (orogens) that form at these convergent plate margins have been the principal sites of lateral continental growth through Earth's history. Modern examples of accretionary margins are the North American Cordilleras and southwest Pacific subduction zones. The geologic record contains abundant accretionary orogens, such as the Tasmanides, along the eastern margin of the supercontinent Gondwana, and the Altaïdes, which formed on the southern margin of Laurasia. In modern and ancient examples of long-lived accretionary orogens, the overriding plate is subjected to episodes of crustal extension and back-arc basin development, often related to subduction rollback and transient episodes of orogenesis and crustal shortening, coincident with accretion of exotic crust. Here we present three-dimensional dynamic models that show how accretionary margins evolve from the initial collision, through a period of plate margin instability, to re-establishment of a stable convergent margin. The models illustrate how significant curvature of the orogenic system develops, as well as the mechanism for tectonic escape of the back-arc region. The complexity of the morphology and the evolution of the system are caused by lateral rollback of a tightly arcuate trench migrating parallel to the plate boundary and orthogonally to the convergence direction. We find geological and geophysical evidence for this process in the Tasmanides of eastern Australia, and infer that this is a recurrent and global phenomenon. PMID:24670638

  17. Continental United States Hurricane Strikes

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  18. O complexo holosericeus de Ommatius Wiedemann no Brasil: nova espécie e primeiro registro do grupo ampliatus para o País e novos registros para o grupo holosericeus (Diptera, Asilidae

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    Rodrigo Vieira

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O complexo holosericeus de Ommatius Wiedemann no Brasil: nova espécie e primeiro registro do grupo ampliatus para o país e novos registros para o grupo holosericeus (Diptera, Asilidae. Neste trabalho é descrita uma nova espécie de Ommatius Wiedemann, 1821 para o estado do Amazonas, pertencente ao grupo ampliatus. Além disso, são fornecidos novos registros, variações taxonômicas, ilustrações e descrição das estruturas das terminálias masculina e feminina para as espécies do grupo holosericeus.

  19. Validez de la ingesta energética estimada por registro alimentario en deportistas recreacionales Validity of energy intake determined by food record in recreational sportspeoples

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    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Introducción:Las estimaciones no representativas de la ingesta habitual reducen la validez de una investigación. Objetivos:Determinar qué proporción de un grupo de adultos que practican actividad física en forma recreacional, realizan registros alimentarios de escasa validez para estimar la ingesta energética habitual. Determinar si la validez de la ingesta energética estimada se asocia con determinadas características de los encuestados (so-ciodemográficas y antropométricas entre otras aterial y Métodos:Estudio transversal analítico. Se incluyeron adultos de 19 a 70 años, de ambos sexos, que realizaron actividad física programada en 4 establecimientos deportivos en Capital Federal y el Conurbano bonaerense de julio a septiembre de 2009. Se realizaron dos entrevistas, mediciones antropométricas, un registro alimentario de 6 días y un registro de actividad física. Para identificar ingesta estimadas no representativas de la ingesta habitual se utilizó el método de Mc.Crory y col., con un punto de corte ±1DE. Resultados:De los 48 encuestados, el 31,3% (n=15 realizó un registro alimentario compatible con una subestimación de la ingesta energética habitual. El 22,9% (n=11 de los encuestados realizó un registro alimentario que posiblemente sobrestimó la ingesta de energía. La circunferencia de cintura aumentada y el sobrepeso se asociaron con el subregistro (pIntroduction:The non representative estimations of regular intake reduce the validity of an investigation. Objectives:To determine which proportion of a group of adults who engage in a recreational physical activity keep food records of poor validity to estimate the regular energy intake. To determine whether the validity of the estimated energy intake is associated with certain characteristics of the respondents (sociodemographic and anthropo-metric, among others Methods:A cross sectional survey. The participants were adults between 19 and 70 years old, of both sexes

  20. Continental moisture recycling as a Poisson process

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    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available On their journey across large land masses, water molecules experience a number of precipitation-evaporation cycles (recycling events. We derive analytically the frequency distributions of recycling events for the water molecules contained in a given air parcel. Given the validity of certain simplifying assumptions, continental moisture recycling is shown to develop either into a Poisson distribution or a geometric distribution. We distinguish two cases: in case (A recycling events are counted since the water molecules were last advected across the ocean-land boundary. In case (B recycling events are counted since the water molecules were last evaporated from the ocean. For case B we show by means of a simple scale analysis that, given the conditions on Earth, realistic frequency distributions may be regarded as a mixture of a Poisson distribution and a geometric distribution. By contrast, in case A the Poisson distribution generally appears as a reasonable approximation. This conclusion is consistent with the simulation results of an earlier study where an atmospheric general circulation model equipped with water vapor tracers was used. Our results demonstrate that continental moisture recycling can be interpreted as a Poisson process.

  1. Los registros sanitarios y la propiedad industrial: situación actual del cruce de derechos

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    Alejandra Salazar Ángel

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available La propiedad industrial y los registros sanitarios son temas que indudablemente se cruzan al momento de poner en el mercado un producto que requiere de estos últimos para su comercialización. Aunque no es un tema novedoso, constantes discusiones se siguen presentando entre aquellos que defienden los derechos de propiedad industrial como fuente de desarrollo y aquellos que los consideran un obstáculo para el adecuado desarrollo económico de los países. Este artículo se presenta una suerte de radiografía de la situación actual de este cruce de derechos y de la real incidencia de los derechos de propiedad industrial sobre los registros sanitarios.

  2. Bioenergetics of Continental Serpentinites

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    Cardace, D.; Meyer-Dombard, D. R.

    2011-12-01

    Serpentinization is the aqueous alteration of ultramafic (Fe- and Mg-rich) rocks, resulting in secondary mineral assemblages of serpentine, brucite, iron oxyhydroxides and magnetite, talc, and possibly carbonate and silica-rich veins and other minor phases-all depending on the evolving pressure-temperature-composition of the system. The abiotic evolution of hydrogen and possibly organic compounds via serpentinization (McCollom and Bach, 2009) highlights the relevance of this geologic process to carbon and energy sources for the deep biosphere. Serpentinization may fuel life over long stretches of geologic time, throughout the global seabed and in exposed, faulted peridotite blocks (as at Lost City Hydrothermal Field, Kelley et al., 2005), and in obducted oceanic mantle units in ophiolites (e.g., Tiago et al., 2004). Relatively little work has been published on life in continental serpentinite settings, though they likely host a unique resident microbiota. In this work, we systematically model the serpentinizing fluid as an environmental niche. Reported field data for high and moderate pH serpentinizing fluids were modeled from Cyprus, the Philippines, Oman, Northern California, New Caledonia, Yugoslavia, Portugal, Italy, Newfoundland Canada, New Zealand, and Turkey. Values for Gibbs Energy of reaction (ΔGr), kJ per mole of electrons transferred for a given metabolism, are calculated for each field site. Cases are considered both for (1) modest assumptions of 1 nanomolar hydrogen and 1 micromolar methane, based on unpublished data for a similar northern California field site (Cardace and Hoehler, in prep.) and (2) an upper estimate of 10 nanomolar hydrogen and 500 micromolar methane. We survey the feasibility of microbial metabolisms for key steps in the nitrogen cycle, oxidation of sulfur in pyrite, iron oxidation or reduction reactions, sulfate reduction coupled to hydrogen or methane oxidation, methane oxidation coupled to the reduction of oxygen, and

  3. Registros nuevos de especies de sírfidos (Diptera: Syrphidae) para Yucatán, México

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    Alejandra González-Moreno; Ma. Ángeles Marcos-García; Pablo Manrique-Saide

    2011-01-01

    Se recolectaron sírfidos de 6 Áreas Naturales Protegidas del Estado de Yucatán (México), colocando 12 trampas Malaise en cada sitio de muestreo. En total, se encontraron 14 registros nuevos de sírfidos para Yucatán, 3 de los cuales son también nuevos registros para el país.

  4. Siete nuevos registros de Arctiini (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae para Perú

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    Juan Grados

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta siete nuevos registros de Arctiini (Erebidae: Lepidoptera para Perú. Algunas de las especies son raras en colecciones. Cada nuevo reporte pertenece a géneros diferentes, proporcionando para cada género las especies que ocurren en el Perú, basado en colecciones y las fuentes bibliográficas de las descripciones originales. Se da a conocer un nuevo sinónimo para Agyrtiola niepeltiGaede, 1926.

  5. Il Registro dei nomi a dominio a dominio sotto il ccTLD

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    Denoth, Franco; Martinelli, Maurizio; Rossi, Rita; Trumpy, Stefano; Vaccarelli, Anna; Vannozzi, Daniele

    2004-01-01

    Il CNR, prima attraverso l'Istituto CNUCE e attualmente con l'Istituto di Informatica e Telematica (IIT), assolve al ruolo di Registro italiano dei nomi a dominio sotto il ccTLD ".it" fin dal dicembre 1987. Fu allora, infatti, che IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, oggi ICANN: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) riconobbe il country code Top Level Domain ".it", assegnandone la gestione al CNUCE-CNR in virt? delle competenze tecniche e scientifiche maturate dai suoi ri...

  6. Nuevos registros de hongos micorrizógenos arbusculares para México

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    Heriberto Méndez Cortés; José G. Marmolejo Monsivais; Víctor Olalde Portugal; César M. Cantú Ayala; Lucía Varela Fregoso

    2012-01-01

    Se describen cuatro nuevos registros de hongos micorrizógenos arbusculares para México, los cuales fueron extraídos de la rizósfera del cedro rojo (Cedrela odorata), en dos ecosistemas tropicales del estado de Veracruz. Rhizophagus custos se recolectó en el ecosistema de selva alta perennifolia; mientras que Glomus arenarium, G. aureum y G. hyderabadensis en la selva mediana subperennifolia.

  7. Requisitos funcionais para registros bibliográficos - FRBR: um estudo no catálogo da Rede Bibliodata

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    Fernanda Passini Moreno

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo visou perceber os reflexos do modelo FRBR em um catálogo eletrônico, através do exame dos registros bibliográficos no formato Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC, buscando sistematizar os relacionamentos entre os elementos. Por meio da análise de literatura pertinente e das características consideradas como potenciais para realizar o estudo, foram selecionados registros a partir do Catálogo Coletivo da Rede Bibliodata, caracterizando um estudo de caso. Foi utilizada a ferramenta conversora FRBR Display Tool, da Library of Congress. Complementando o estudo, houve um retorno à literatura para atingir o objetivo de sistematizar os relacionamentos, dado o relativo insucesso da ferramenta neste aspecto. As etapas analíticas englobam os registros da amostra e dos registros convertidos no documento que contém os registros modelados. Os resultados encontrados apontam para a necessidade de normalização de registros e sugere-se o uso de campos MARC de ligação para uma possível melhor visualização do potencial do modelo.

  8. 76 FR 40725 - Approval of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Permit Issued to Cape Wind Associates, LLC (EPA Permit...

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    ... offshore renewable wind energy project in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts. DATES: Effective... AGENCY Approval of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Permit Issued to Cape Wind Associates, LLC (EPA Permit... Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) air permit decision regarding Cape Wind Associates, LLC (Cape Wind)....

  9. Segundo registro de Sterrastrolepis brasiliensis Volkmer-Ribeiro & De Rosa-Barbosa (Demospongiae, Potamolepidae com descrição do habitat e de assembléia, Bacia do Rio Paraná, Brasil Second register of Sterrastrolepis brasiliensis Volkmer-Ribeiro & De Rosa-Barbosa (Demospongiae, Potamolepidae with description of the habitat and of assembly, Paraná Basin, Brazil

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    Cecília Volkmer-Ribeiro

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    Full Text Available A descoberta recente, no fundo rochoso do Rio Piquiri, Bacia do Paraná, Brasil, de Sterrastrolepis brasiliensis Volkmer-Ribeiro & De Rosa-Barbosa, 1978, uma espécie de esponja continental ameaçada, possibilitou o registro fotográfico de espécimes vivos, o aperfeiçoamento das ilustrações ao MEV e da descrição de algumas características, a descrição do habitat e o registro de uma assembléia de esponjas composta por S. brasiliensis, Oncosclera navicella (Carter, 1881 e Oncosclera tonolli (Bonetto & Ezcurra de Drago, 1968. Oncosclera tonolli tem seu primeiro registro para águas brasileiras e para a Bacia do Paraná. Gêmulas de O. navicella são tambem ilustradas ao MEV.The recent discovery of Sterrastrolepis brasiliensis Volkmer-Ribeiro & De Rosa-Barbosa, 1978, a brazilian endangered freshwater sponge, at the rocky bottom of River Piquiri, Paraná Basin, Brazil, enhanced the photographing of living specimens, the improving of SEM illustration and description for some characteristics, the description of the habitat and the register of an sponge assembly composed by S. brasiliensis, Oncosclera navicella (Carter, l881 and Oncosclera tonolli (Bonetto & Ezcurra de Drago, 1968. Oncosclera tonolli has its first register for Brazilian waters and for the Parana Basin. Gemmules of O. navicella are also SEM illustrated.

  10. Nuevos registros para la herpetofauna del departamento de Lima, descripción del renacuajo de Telmatobius rimac Schmidt, 1954 (Anura: Ceratophrydae) y una clave de los anfibios

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    César Aguilar; Mikael Lundberg; Karen Siu-Ting; María Elena Jiménez

    2013-01-01

    En el presente trabajo la larva de Telmatobius rimac es descrita y ocho nuevos registros de anfibios y reptiles para el departamento de Lima son dados a conocer. Los nuevos registros de anfibios para Lima son Gastrotheca peruana y Pleurodema marmorata. Los nuevos registros de reptiles son las lagartijas Phyllodactylus gerrhopygus y Ameiva edracantha, y las serpientes Leptotyphlops tricolor, Philodryas tachymenoides, Sibynomorphus vagus y Tantilla capistrata. Con este estudio la herpetofauna p...

  11. Registro fósil y distribución de Anadenathera en Argentina desde el Mioceno hasta la actualidad

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    Fernández-Pacella, L.

    2015-06-01

    . Finally it`s noteworthy that the spatial and temporal succession of Anadenanthera in Argentina, would have been intimately associated with tectonic and climatic events occurred during the Neogene and Quaternary.En la actualidad Fabaceae, es una de las familias dominantes de los Bosques Tropicales Estacionalmente Secos (Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, SDNF o Bosques Secos Estacionales Neotropicales, BSEN. El género Anadenanthera, que integra dicha familia, tiene amplia distribución geográfica en el continente sudamericano y las Antillas, pero en Argentina sólo está presente Anadenantera colubrina var. cebil en el norte del país y sus registros están representados a partir del Mioceno Inferior hasta la actualidad por medio de palinomorfos y leños pemineralizados. El objetivo central de este trabajo es contribuir a la comprensión en el marco de la historia del género Anadenanthera durante el Neógeno y Cuaternario en Argentina, sobre la base de la revisión e integración de los antecedentes paleobotánicos, geológicos y climáticos disponibles que han afectado al género en el país. Los materiales fósiles estudiados provienen de diversas formaciones geológicas de Argentina: Formación Chenque (Mioceno Inferior, Formación Paraná (Mioceno Medio, Formación San José (Mioceno Medio, Formación Ituzaingó (Plioceno y Esteros de Iberá (Holoceno. El material encontrado en la Formación Chenque es referido a Polyadopollenites coincide con el material descripto para el Mioceno Medio del centro-este de Argentina y para el Plioceno del noreste de Argentina. Por otra parte en la Formación Paraná e Ituzaingó se estudiaron ejemplares de leños permineralizados correspondientes a Anadenantheroxylon villaurquisense, por último, el ejemplar hallado en el Holoceno de los Esteros de Iberá en la provincia de Corrientes corresponde a Anadenanthera colubrina var. macrocarpa. Con estos datos se puede concluir que Anadenathera tuvo un registro geográfico amplio entre el

  12. NUEVOS REGISTROS Y COMENTARIOS SOBRE LA DISTRIBUCIÓN DEL MURCIÉLAGO BLANCO COMÚN Diclidurus albus (CHIROPTERA: EMBALLONURIDAE) EN ECUADOR

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    Paola Moscoso; Diego G. Tirira

    2009-01-01

    Presentamos nuevos registros del murciélago blanco común (Diclidurus albus) en el Ecuador occidental. Se indican seis nuevas observaciones correspondientes a las provincias de Manabí (cinco registros) y Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (uno); dos de estos registros constituyen los primeros en manglar para la especie y cinco de ellos son los más próximos al mar que se hayan documentado. La presente nota analiza la cronología de registros y discute sobre la distribución de la especie.

  13. Termos da linguagem de enfermagem identificados em registros de uma UTI neonatal

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    Candice Cavalcanti de Alburquerque

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available A avaliação do registro de enfermagem sempre foi uma parte essencial do desenvolvimento profissional, porém, ainda não é possível se descrever o conteúdo da prática, pois a linguagem utilizada no cuidado não se tornou suficientemente unívoca. Nessa perspectiva percebe-se a relevância da identificação de uma linguagem específica utilizada pelos enfermeiros, para o registro de suas atividades. Este estudo objetivou identificar os termos empregados pelos componentes da equipe de enfermagem, nos registros de prontuários da Unidade de Terapia Intensiva Neonatal (UTIN de um hospital escola; e fazer o mapeamento cruzado dos termos identificados com os constantes na CIPE® Versão 1. Utilizou-se o método retrospectivo na coleta de dados. Na extração e normalização de termos, chegou-se a 161 termos constantes nos sete eixos da CIPE® 1, e a 603 não constantes. Analisando os 161 termos constantes, encontrou-se 45 termos pertencentes ao eixo Foco, 8 ao eixo Julgamento, 23 ao eixo Meios, 39 ao eixo Ação, 12 ao eixo Tempo, 30 ao eixo Localização, e 4 ao eixo Cliente, os quais foram analisados segundo seu índice de relevância para a UTIN. De acordo com os resultados obtidos, pode-se concluir que os objetivos que nortearam esta pesquisa foram alcançados e a trajetória metodológica mostrou-se adequada. Considera-se o estudo importante para o conhecimento do vocabulário utilizado na UTIN, contribuindo para a construção de uma nomenclatura específica para esta unidade.

  14. Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins

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    Laruelle, G. G.

    2013-05-29

    Past characterizations of the land-ocean continuum were constructed either from a continental perspective through an analysis of watershed river basin properties (COSCATs: COastal Segmentation and related CATchments) or from an oceanic perspective, through a regionalization of the proximal and distal continental margins (LMEs: large marine ecosystems). Here, we present a global-scale coastal segmentation, composed of three consistent levels, that includes the whole aquatic continuum with its riverine, estuarine and shelf sea components. Our work delineates comprehensive ensembles by harmonizing previous segmentations and typologies in order to retain the most important physical characteristics of both the land and shelf areas. The proposed multi-scale segmentation results in a distribution of global exorheic watersheds, estuaries and continental shelf seas among 45 major zones (MARCATS: MARgins and CATchments Segmentation) and 149 sub-units (COSCATs). Geographic and hydrologic parameters such as the surface area, volume and freshwater residence time are calculated for each coastal unit as well as different hypsometric profiles. Our analysis provides detailed insights into the distributions of coastal and continental shelf areas and how they connect with incoming riverine fluxes. The segmentation is also used to re-evaluate the global estuarine CO2 flux at the air-water interface combining global and regional average emission rates derived from local studies. © 2013 Author(s).

  15. Grado de adherencia al protocolo de registros clínicos de enfermería

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    Luz Marina Bautista Rodríguez

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: La utilización de las guías de manejo clínicas, protocolos y manuales se constituyen en un elemento fundamental para la prestación de servicios de salud con calidad. El protocolo de registros clínicos es una herramienta que orienta al personal de enfermería en los lineamientos claves que se deben tener en cuenta en cada uno de los cuidados que se brindan.  Materiales y Métodos: Se realizó un estudio cuantitativo de tipo descriptivo de corte transversal. La muestra estuvo conformada por 105 auxiliares de enfermería y 15 profesionales de enfermería que laboran en una  institución de salud de IV nivel  de complejidad, para la recolección de la información se utilizó una lista de chequeo y un test de conocimientos basado en el protocolo de registros de la institución. Resultados: El nivel de conocimientos del personal profesional y auxiliar de enfermería sobre el protocolo es bueno con un 61%, le sigue un nivel de conocimientos regular con 29%. La aplicabilidad es buena en un 14% y un 54% del personal  profesional y auxiliar de enfermería tiene mala aplicabilidad al protocolo, encontrándose que no se diligencian completamente los formatos que se incluyen en la historia clínica. El nivel de adherencia es bueno para el 30% del personal profesional y auxiliar de enfermería. Discusión y Conclusiones: Se encontró que el personal profesional y auxiliar de enfermería tienen un buen nivel conocimientos solo en los registros clínicos que usan frecuentemente; sin embargo el personal profesional y auxiliar de enfermería  no aplican estos conocimientos en su práctica diaria, evidenciado por un 54% de mala aplicabilidad. Cómo citar este artículo: Bautista LM, Vejar LY, Pabón MR, Moreno JJ, Fuentes L, León KY, et al. Grado de adherencia al protocolo de registros clínicos de enfermería. Rev Cuid. 2016; 7(1: 1195-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.15649/cuidarte.v7i1.237

  16. Sistema de control de registros sanitarios de productos cosméticos

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    Devia Guerra, José Basilio

    2014-01-01

    El presente TFG versa sobre el análisis, diseño e implementación en Oracle de una base de datos y almacén de datos (actualizable en tiempo real) para gestionar un sistema de control de registros sanitarios de productos cosméticos. Aquest TFG versa sobre l'anàlisi, disseny i implementació en Oracle d'una base de dades i magatzem de dades (actualitzable en temps real) per gestionar un sistema de control de registres sanitaris de productes cosmètics. Bachelor thesis for the Computer Scienc...

  17. Implementación eficiente de los métodos variacionales de registro de imagen

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    Larrey Ruiz, Jorge; Verdú Monedero, Rafael; Morales Sánchez, Juan; García Laencina, Pedro José; Sancho Gómez, José Luis

    2009-01-01

    Los métodos de registro de imagen se clasifican habitualmente en dos grandes grupos: métodos paramétricos, donde los puntos de referencia (o landmarks) juegan un papel importante, y métodos no paramétricos, los cuales se basan en la minimización de una medida de distancia que se expresa mediante un sistema de ecuaciones en derivadas parciales (PDEs) Este trabajo ha sido parcialmente subvencionado por el Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, a través del proyecto TEC...

  18. Primer registro de oso negro americano (Ursus americanus) para el estado de Hidalgo, México

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    Alberto Enrique Rojas-Martínez; Luis Antonio Juárez-Casillas

    2013-01-01

    Se documenta el primer registro del oso negro americano (Ursus americanus) para el estado de Hidalgo, México, mismo que representa el punto más sureño de la distribución de esta especie. El ejemplar se encontró muerto cerca del poblado El Aguaje de Cerro Prieto en un lugar conocido como La Joya, municipio de La Misión, en el norte del estado, a una altitud de 1 481 m, probablemente correspondía a un individuo errante proveniente del estado de Querétaro.

  19. Propuesta de registro fonológico en personas adultas con parálisis cerebral

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    Revuelta Carpintero, Sara Fátima

    2015-01-01

    El presente trabajo refiere la creación de un registro fonológico dirigido a la población adulta con parálisis cerebral. Esta patología muestra, aparte de otros síntomas, una deficiencia en el proceso articulatorio del lenguaje, ya que presentan muchas dificultades a nivel motor y/o sensorial, cursando con espasticidad, atetosis, ataxia o la unión de éstos. Es importante reflejar la asociación existente entre la parálisis cerebral y los trastornos articulatorios, los cuales son un...

  20. Espectrografía de los registros vocales en la voz cantada

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    Jerez, Rodrigo Maximiliano

    2015-01-01

    Introducción: El análisis acústico y espectrográfico de la señal audible es útil para conocer la actividad fonatoria. Más aún, en el caso de la voz cantada, este instrumento permite diferenciar los diversos mecanismos de producción al servicio del canto - Objetivo: Exponer los elementos acústicos que hacen posible la distinción entre un registro y otro estableciendo relaciones con la fisiología laríngea - Material y método: se tomaron muestras de voz cantada en 10 sujetos masculinos y 10 suje...

  1. Eletroneurografia do nervo facial métodos de estimulação e registro

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    Jovany L. Alves de Medeiros

    1992-06-01

    Full Text Available Neste estudo os autores se propõem a estabelecer os pontos mais adequados para o registro do potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos frontal, orbicular do olho e músculos do sulco nasolabial, após estimulação do nervo facial. Também, o melhor posicionamento do eletrodo estimulador e a variação entre as amplitudes do primeiro e último potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos do sulco nasolabial, após 20 estímulos supramáximos sucessivos.

  2. Eletroneurografia do nervo facial métodos de estimulação e registro

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    Jovany L. Alves de Medeiros; J. A. Maciel Nóbrega; Neil Ferreira Novo

    1992-01-01

    Neste estudo os autores se propõem a estabelecer os pontos mais adequados para o registro do potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos frontal, orbicular do olho e músculos do sulco nasolabial, após estimulação do nervo facial. Também, o melhor posicionamento do eletrodo estimulador e a variação entre as amplitudes do primeiro e último potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos do sulco nasolabial, após 20 estímulos supramáximos sucessivos.

  3. Registros de Choeronycteris mexicana (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) en Chiapas Records of Choeronycteris mexicana (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Chiapas

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    Alejandra Riechers-Pérez; Roberto Vidal-López

    2009-01-01

    Se confirma la presencia del murciélago trompudo mexicano (Choeronycteris mexicana) en Chiapas. Los 5 ejemplares examinados de esta especie fueron capturados en 3 localidades del Parque Nacional Cañón del Sumidero y constituyen los primeros registros verificados que demuestran su presencia en la Depresión Central de Chiapas, lo que evidencia una distribución continua de México hasta Centro América.We confirm the presence of the Mexican long-tongued bat (Choeronycteris mexicana) in Chiapas. Fi...

  4. Registro Nacional de Internación por Insuficiencia Cardíaca

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    Raúl Borracci; Fernando Botto; María Marturano; Susana Fernández; Javier Guetta; Patricia Blanco; Leandro Rodríguez; Enrique Fairman; Jorge Thierer; Consejo de Emergencias Cardiovasculares. Área de Investigación. Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología

    2009-01-01

    IntroducciónLa insuficiencia cardíaca representa una de las principales causas de internación con una tasa elevada de complicaciones y cuyo enfoque no parece que haya mejorado en los últimos años.ObjetivosConocer el perfil epidemiológico y clínico, analizar las medidas terapéuticas y la evolución durante la internación y a los 3 meses de pacientes admitidos por insuficiencia cardíaca descompensada.Material y métodosRegistro prospectivo, multicéntrico de pacientes internados por insuficiencia ...

  5. Grado de adherencia al protocolo de registros clínicos de enfermería

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    Luz Marina Bautista Rodríguez; Leidy Yeraldin Vejar Río; Mary Rolecxy Pabón Parra; Jackson Jesús Moreno; Ludy Fuentes Rodríguez; Kenny Yelibeth León Solano; Jorge Andrés Bonilla

    2016-01-01

    Introducción: La utilización de las guías de manejo clínicas, protocolos y manuales se constituyen en un elemento fundamental para la prestación de servicios de salud con calidad. El protocolo de registros clínicos es una herramienta que orienta al personal de enfermería en los lineamientos claves que se deben tener en cuenta en cada uno de los cuidados que se brindan.  Materiales y Métodos: Se realizó un estudio cuantitativo de tipo descriptivo de corte transversal. La muestra estuvo conform...

  6. Fuirena Robusta Kunth (Cyperaceae): Nuevo Registro Para Venezuela Fuirena Robusta Kunth (Cyperaceae): New record for Venezuela

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    Irene C. FEDÓN; Giuseppe COLONNELLO

    2004-01-01

    Se reporta un nuevo registro para Venezuela, Fuirena robusta Kunth (Cyperaceae), colectado en los Estados Delta Amacuro y Monagas. Se describe el material colectado, incluyendo información ecológica, localidades de colección y se contrasta por medio de una clave con F. incompleta y F. umbellata.The species Fuirena robusta Kunth (Cyperaceae), collected in the states of Delta Amacuro and Monagas, is reported as new to the Venezuelan flora. This date the genus Fuirena, was represented by F. inco...

  7. Registro de cinco especies de aves poco conocidas para norte de santander, colombia

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    Armesto Sanguino, Luis Orlando; Torrado Vargas, Ricardo Alexis; Esteban, José Benedicto

    2013-01-01

    Registramos cinco especies de aves poco conocidas para la región con base en observaciones realizadas en el área urbana de Cúcuta (departamento de Norte de Santander, Colombia). Dos de ellas son migratorias neárticas/neotropicales (Coccyzus americanus y Protonotaria citrea). Aunque cuatro especies ya habían sido colectadas en Cúcuta, han pasado inadvertidas para esta región. Uno de los registros corresponde a la ampliación hacia el norte del área de distribución geográfica conocida para Paroa...

  8. Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland.

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    Torsvik, Trond H; Amundsen, Hans E F; Trønnes, Reidar G; Doubrovine, Pavel V; Gaina, Carmen; Kusznir, Nick J; Steinberger, Bernhard; Corfu, Fernando; Ashwal, Lewis D; Griffin, William L; Werner, Stephanie C; Jamtveit, Bjørn

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    The magmatic activity (0-16 Ma) in Iceland is linked to a deep mantle plume that has been active for the past 62 My. Icelandic and northeast Atlantic basalts contain variable proportions of two enriched components, interpreted as recycled oceanic crust supplied by the plume, and subcontinental lithospheric mantle derived from the nearby continental margins. A restricted area in southeast Iceland--and especially the Öræfajökull volcano--is characterized by a unique enriched-mantle component (EM2-like) with elevated (87)Sr/(86)Sr and (207)Pb/(204)Pb. Here, we demonstrate through modeling of Sr-Nd-Pb abundances and isotope ratios that the primitive Öræfajökull melts could have assimilated 2-6% of underlying continental crust before differentiating to more evolved melts. From inversion of gravity anomaly data (crustal thickness), analysis of regional magnetic data, and plate reconstructions, we propose that continental crust beneath southeast Iceland is part of ∼350-km-long and 70-km-wide extension of the Jan Mayen Microcontinent (JMM). The extended JMM was marginal to East Greenland but detached in the Early Eocene (between 52 and 47 Mya); by the Oligocene (27 Mya), all parts of the JMM permanently became part of the Eurasian plate following a westward ridge jump in the direction of the Iceland plume. PMID:25825769

  9. Scale effects of the continental coastline of China

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    SU Fenzhen; GAO Yi; ZHOU Chenghu; YANG Xiaomei; FEI Xianyun

    2011-01-01

    Spatial scale is a fundamental problem in Geography.Scale effect caused by fractal characteristic of coastline becomes a common focus of coastal zone managers and researchers.In this study,based on DEM and remote sensing images,multi-scale continental coastlines of China were extracted and the fractal characteristic was analyzed.The results are shown as follows.(1) The continental coastline of China fits the fractal model,and the fractal dimension is 1.195.(2) The scale effects with fractal dimensions of coastline have significant differences according to uplift and subsidence segments along the continental coastlines of China.(3) The fractal dimension of coastline has significant spatial heterogeneity according to the coastline types.The fractal dimension of sandy coastline located in Luanhe River plain is 1.109.The dimension of muddy coastline located in northern Jiangsu Plain is 1.059,while that of rocky coastline along southeastern Fujian is 1.293.(4) The length of rocky coastline is affected by scale more than that of muddy and sandy coastline.Since coastline is the conjunction of sea,land and air surface,the study of coastline scale effect is one of the scientific bases for the researches on air-sea-land interaction in multi-scales.

  10. Registro electrónico de enfermería en la valoración de las heridas

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    Aedo Carreño, V.; Parada Santander, T.; Alcayaga Rojas, C.; Rubio Acuña, Mirian

    2012-01-01

    El registro de la valoración de una herida es la documentación escrita y fotográfica de su evolución y conlleva un proceso de observación, recolección de datos y evaluación. Con el avance de la informática, se han implementado diversos sistemas de registro electrónico en el área del cuidado de las heridas. La presente revisión de literatura tiene por objetivo describir la utilidad de los registros electrónicos como herramienta de apoyo en el área de la valoración de las heridas. Se realizó un...

  11. Orden de 28 de noviembre de 2001, por la que se acuerda la puesta en marcha y se fija el número de registros territoriales de la propiedad intelectual de la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia

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    Murcia (Comunidad Autónoma) Consejería de Turismo y Cultura

    2001-01-01

    Se acuerda la puesta en funcionamiento del Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual de la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia como Registro Territorial integrado en el Registro General de la Propiedad Intelectual.

  12. Manual de monitoramento da qualidade dos registros de enfermagem na assistência domiciliar

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    Silvia Freitas Barbosa

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    Full Text Available RESUMO Objetivo: construir e validar um instrumento para monitorar a qualidade dos registros de enfermagem no Programa de Assistência Domiciliar (PAD em um hospital universitário. Método: estudo metodológico envolvendo a elaboração de um manual e submetido à validação de conteúdo por seis juízes sob consenso ≥ 80%. A coleta ocorreu em 2012 por meio de questionário contendo: evolução de enfermagem, diagnóstico e prescrição de enfermagem e normas para os registros da equipe de enfermagem preconizadas pelo Conselho Regional de Enfermagem-SP e pela instituição. Os itens do manual foram julgados de acordo com as variáveis - relevância, pertinência, clareza e simplicidade. Resultados: das 39 proposições 100% atingiram consenso ≥ 80% em relevância, pertinência e clareza; 92,3% em simplicidade. Os itens sono/repouso, mobilidade e checagem nas atividades prescritas não atingiram consenso mínimo favorável, sendo aprimorados pelas sugestões dos juízes. Conclusão: acreditamos que o instrumento possibilitará a melhoria dos processos de trabalho no PAD.

  13. Situação do registro de medicamentos fitoterápicos no Brasil

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    Full Text Available Fitoterápico é uma classe de medicamento largamente utilizada no país e constitui um mercado em potencial expansão. Este artigo busca traçar um panorama sobre os medicamentos fitoterápicos registrados no país e as espécies vegetais que lhe deram origem, enfocando o papel regulador da Anvisa. Realizou-se uma pesquisa nas seguintes bases de dados: Visalegis e site da Anvisa para verificar os medicamentos fitoterápicos registrados na Anvisa, obtendo-se os seguintes dados: há 432 fitoterápicos simples registrados e 80 compostos, as espécies vegetais com maior número de derivados registrados são o Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba e a Castanha da Índia (Aesculus hippocastanum, com 33 e 29 registros, respectivamente. O artigo traz ainda uma tabela com as espécies vegetais que possuem derivados registrados como fitoterápicos simples, sua classificação terapêutica, lista as espécies registradas em associação, as principais formas farmacêuticas registradas e os percentuais de registro e empresas por região do país, fornecendo assim um panorama da atuação da Anvisano setor de fitoterápicos.

  14. Familial myasthenia gravis: report of four cases Miastenia grave familial: registro de quatro casos

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    José Lamartine de Assis

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    Full Text Available Two pairs of siblings with myasthenia gravis, belonging to two different families, are reported. This is the only record of familial myasthenia during the past twenty years, in a total of 145 patients seen at the Neurological Clinic of the São Paulo Medical School. In spite of the fact that myasthenia gravis does not show hereditary characteristics, the peculiar features of the four cases justify the present report. The two pairs of siblings were born from non myasthenic nor consanguineous parents. The disease started at birth showing bilateral partial eyelid ptosis in all patients. The course of the illness has been favorable. There was no thymoma.Os autores registram dois pares de gêmeos com miastenia grave, pertencentes a duas famílias diferentes. Este é o único registro de miastenia familial durante os últimos 20 anos, num total de 145 pacientes examinados na Clínica Neurológica da FMUSP. Apesar do fato de a miastenia grave não ter características hereditárias, os aspectos peculiares dos quatro pacientes justificam o presente registro. Os dois pares de gêmeos nasceram de pais não miastênicos e sem consanguinidade. A doença iniciou-se no nascimento, evoluindo com ptose bilateral parcial da pálpebra superior precocemente em todos os pacientes. O curso da moléstia tem sido favorável. Não havia timoma.

  15. Multiphase studies in continental and marine atmospheres

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    Acker, K.; Wieprecht, W.; Möller, D.

    2010-07-01

    The largest uncertainty in future climate predictions is caused by aerosols and clouds and their interaction with radiation (IPCC, 2007). Aerosol particles have multiple impacts on atmospheric properties: response to climate by optical properties, providing cloud condensation nuclei, being a heterogeneous surface for multiphase chemical reactions e.g. as a source for reactive chlorine. Therefore the chlorine partitioning in marine and continental atmospheres was studied during intensive field campaigns at two European Supersites for Atmospheric Aerosol Research: Melpitz (51°32N, 12°54 E; 87 m a.s.l., near Leipzig (D), Spindler et al., 2004) and Mace Head (53°19 N, 9°54 W; ~10 m a.s.l., near Galway (IR); O`Connor et al., 2008). Hydrochloric acid (HCl), nitric acid (HNO3) and other gaseous species as well after diffusion based separation particulate matter components (e.g., Na, Cl, nitrate, sulphate and others) were determined simultaneously by a denuder-steam chamber-IC-system with a time resolution of 30 min; limit of quantification: 10 ng m-3 (air flow 10 l min-1; Acker et al., 2005). Numerous other atmospheric components (in gas and particulate phase) as well meteorological parameters were determined. Assuming Na to be only of sea-salt origin, the (mass) Na/Cl ratio found in sea water (Rsea = 0.56) is used for calculation of the degree in chlorine loss in particulate matter: Clloss=1-Rsea/Rsample. In Mace Head to a significant extent (~ 20%), sea salt already is depleted in Cl in air masses originate exclusive from the clean marine sector, mainly caused by HCl formation during heterogeneous sulphate formation. In continental influenced air masses a higher degree in Clloss (~ 46%) was found due to additional acid replacement by nitric acid. In air masses arriving Melpitz a very high loss in chlorine has been observed in the aerosol (~ 83%), not showing a significant dependency from the air mass sector and transport percentage above continent. The high

  16. Registro de imágenes de rango empleando características geométricas

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    Esta tesis presenta un método de registro grueso de mallas triangulares irregulares para la reconstrucción de objetos tridimensionales, empleando el Índice de Forma para obtener información topológica de la superficie, y una variante de la métrica \\textit{Earth Mover's Distance} (EMD) para la comparación de regiones con forma similar. Para determinar la calidad del registro, se escogió como métrica la suma del cuadrado de las distancias de los puntos correspondientes, y el Índice de \\textit{I...

  17. Nuevos registros y distribución del ocelote (Leopardus pardalis) en el noreste de México

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    Martínez Calderas, Jesús Manuel

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    Con el objetivo de delimitar la distribución geográfica del ocelote en el noreste de México, se ubicaron nuevos registros así como datos de ausencia probable. El estudio se realizó de mayo del 2006 a mayo del 2009 en la Zona Media y Huasteca de San Luis Potosí y en la Planicie Costera de Tamaulipas. Los registros se situaron mediante recorridos de campo, entrevistas y sensores fotográficos. Se aplicó un análisis discriminante y regresión logística a nueve variables (vegetación...

  18. El oso negro americano en el noroeste de México: recuperación de registros de ocurrencia

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    Christian Alejandro Delfín-Alfonso

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available El conocimiento sobre la distribución de la mayoría de las especies es incompleto y fragmentado, debido a la falta de registros en colecciones científicas u observaciones fidedignas, como es el caso del oso negro americano (Ursus americanus particularmente al NO de México. El objetivo fue recuperar datos históricos y actuales de ocurrencia de la especie en la ecorregión de la Sierra Madre Occidental y las Islas del Cielo. Se recopilaron registros de diversas colecciones y museos (nacionales y extranjeras, estudios históricos y actuales (artículos científicos, informes, tesis, reportes sin publicar e informantes clave. Se obtuvieron 88 registros (10 ♂, 10 ♀, 68 sexo indeterminado en un periodo de 120 años (1890-2010. De colecciones científicas se obtuvieron 54 registros, 29 fueron obtenidos de la literatura y cinco de informantes confiables. La mayoría de los registros se ubicaron espacialmente dentro de cinco Áreas Naturales Protegidas y seis Regiones Terrestres Prioritarias. Los Estados de Chihuahua y Sonora contaron con más registros, colectados en el período de 2001-2010; para los periodos de 1921-1930 y 1941-1950 no se obtuvieron registros. El bajo número de registros obtenidos es reflejo de la falta de estudios a lo largo de la distribución de la especie en México, y la carencia de reportes formales sobre avistamientos, capturas o muertes de los animales a nivel local. El presente trabajo contribuye sustancialmente a identificar y examinar los vacios geográficos de información respecto a la especie, funcionando como línea base para la toma de decisiones, principalmente para aplicar técnicas y métodos que ayuden a seleccionar sitios prioritarios para su conservación. Es imperante reconocer la necesidad de implementar estrategias de manejo y conservación de la especie, a fin de poder mantenerla a largo plazo en nuestro país.

  19. UN REGISTRO DE TAPIR DE MONTAÑA (Tapirus pinchaque) EN EL NORTE DE LA CORDILLERA OCCIDENTAL DE COLOMBIA

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    Andrés Arias Alzate; Craig C. Downer; Carlos A. Delgado-V.; Juan D. Sánchez-Londoño

    2010-01-01

    Tapirus pinchaque se encuentra en los Andes de Colombia, Ecuador y Perú. En Colombia, esta especie se distribuye en el Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados (Cordillera Central) hacia el sur y en el Páramo de Sumapaz (Cordillera Oriental) también hacia el sur. Hasta el momento no se tenía ningún registro directo en los Andes Occidentales. En esta nota se presenta un registro con base en un espécimen de museo que confirmaría, al menos históricamente, la presencia de T. pinchaque en los Andes occ...

  20. Registro Nacional de Internación por Insuficiencia Cardíaca

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    Raúl Borracci

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available IntroducciónLa insuficiencia cardíaca representa una de las principales causas de internación con una tasa elevada de complicaciones y cuyo enfoque no parece que haya mejorado en los últimos años.ObjetivosConocer el perfil epidemiológico y clínico, analizar las medidas terapéuticas y la evolución durante la internación y a los 3 meses de pacientes admitidos por insuficiencia cardíaca descompensada.Material y métodosRegistro prospectivo, multicéntrico de pacientes internados por insuficiencia cardíaca descompensada en 31 centros de todo el país que aceptaron la invitación a participar del registro. Se analizaron variables vinculadas con la presentación y la evolución hospitalaria y a los 90 días.ResultadosSe incluyeron 736 pacientes, mediana de edad 74 años (64-82, 41% mujeres, 75% hipertensos, 27% diabéticos, 20% infarto previo, 30% fibrilación auricular crónica, 17% insuficiencia renal crónica, 18% EPOC. Sólo el 29% era de etiología isquémico-necrótica. El 47% había tenido internación en el último año por insuficiencia cardíaca. Las causas de descompensación más frecuentes fueron infecciones, suspensión del tratamiento y transgresión alimentaria.Las formas graves de presentación (shock cardiogénico, edema agudo de pulmón, anasarca representaron el 30%. El 60% de los pacientes se internaron en área crítica. La mediana de permanencia fue de 7 (5-11 días. La mortalidad hospitalaria fue del 8%. A los 90 días, la reinternación fue del 24,5% y la mortalidad posalta fue del 12,8%.ConclusionesEl presente registro confirma que se trata de una población de edad avanzada con una incidencia alta de comorbilidades. Muchas descompensaciones ocurren por factores prevenibles. La tasa de complicaciones es elevada y no se redujo en la última década.REV ARGENT CARDIOL 2009;77:33-39.

  1. Orden de 5 de noviembre de 2001, del Departamento de Cultura y Turismo, por la que se establece el Registro Territorial de la Propiedad Intelectual de Aragón

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    Aragón Departamento de Cultura y Turismo

    2001-01-01

    Se establece el Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual de Aragón, con sede en Zaragoza, como Registro Territorial integrado en el Registro General de la Propiedad Intelectual, adscrito a la Dirección General de Acción Cultural del Departamento de Cultura y Turismo.

  2. La adscripción religiosa como dato especialmente protegido. El caso del registro bautismal en España

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    Pelayo Olmedo, José Daniel

    2015-01-01

    La protección especial que reciben los datos religiosos se fundamenta en la necesidad de que el interesado preste consentimiento expreso y por escrito para su tratamiento y cesión. Sólo los registros de miembros de Iglesias y confesiones están exentos

  3. Nuevo registro de distribución de dos especies de Anthonomocyllus (Curculionidae, Anthonomini) para México

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    Macotulio Soto-Hernández; Pedro Reyes-Castillo

    2014-01-01

    Se colectaron seis especímenes de Anthonomus (Anthonomocyllus) contaminatus y uno de A. (A.) xanthoxyli en dos estados de la república mexicana. La primera especie, previamente registrada en Brasil, Colombia y Venezuela, representa un nuevo registro para México. La segunda fue colectada por primera vez en el estado de Jalisco, México.

  4. Registros reproductivos de la paloma de collar (Streptopelia decaocto) en Yucatán, México.

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    Juan Chablé-Santos; Ernesto Gómez-Uc; Silvia Hernández-Betancourt

    2012-01-01

    Reportamos información sobre avistamientos recientes en vida libre de Streptopelia decaocto en el estado de Yucatán. Los registros de actividad reproductiva permiten incluir a esta paloma como parte de la avifauna estatal. Discutimos brevemente las implicaciones potenciales de su presencia sobre la avifauna regional.

  5. 76 FR 2919 - Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagram and Supplemental Official Outer Continental...

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    2011-01-18

    ... Protraction Diagram and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams AGENCY: Bureau of Ocean... American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83) Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagram and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that effective with...

  6. Características de 107 registros sanitarios españoles y valoración de su utilización (parte a

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    Iñaki Imaz Iglesia

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    Full Text Available Fundamento: La información sobre los registros sanitarios existentes en nuestro país es poco accesible y escasa y algunos son poco conocidos, pudiendo estar infrautilizados en relación con sus múltiples usos potenciales. El objetivo de este trabajo es evaluar las características de los Registros Sanitarios españoles y su utilización, especialmente en Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias. Métodos: Estudio descriptivo transversal de los Registros Sanitarios españoles entre 1997 y 2002. La identificación de los registros se realizó a través de búsqueda bibliográfica y mediante encuesta a Sociedades Científicas y Administración sanitaria central y autonómica. Se ha realizado una búsqueda bibliográfica específica de las publicaciones que utilizan datos de los registros sanitarios incluidos y se han evaluado aplicando los criterios de calidad de la evidencia científica. Resultados: Se han identificado 107 registros sanitarios, preferentemente de cobertura local o regional (71% y dependientes en su mayoría de la Administración autonómica (64,5%. Las áreas con mayor número de registros identificados corresponden a la mortalidad (16,8% y al cáncer (15,9%. Se han recuperado 298 publicaciones que analizan datos producidos por los registros identificados, de las que la mayoría se dedican al estudio de la frecuencia y distribución de los eventos registrados (58,1% y con menor frecuencia a la realización de estudios de evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias (24,4%. Conclusiones: La evaluación crítica de las publicaciones ha permitido identificar algunos elementos relacionados con el diseño y la metodología de análisis que incrementarían la calidad de los estudios de evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias.Los registros sanitarios en España han tenido un desarrollo desigual y reciente. Se han detectado áreas relevantes sin registros y elementos de mejora relacionados con la utilización de los registros sanitarios para

  7. Características de 107 registros sanitarios españoles y valoración de su utilización (parte b

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    Iñaki Imaz

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    Full Text Available Fundamento: La información sobre los registros sanitarios existentes en nuestro país es poco accesible y escasa y algunos son poco conocidos, pudiendo estar infrautilizados en relación con sus múltiples usos potenciales. El objetivo de este trabajo es evaluar las características de los Registros Sanitarios españoles y su utilización, especialmente en Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias. Métodos: Estudio descriptivo transversal de los Registros Sanitarios españoles entre 1997 y 2002. La identificación de los registros se realizó a través de búsqueda bibliográfica y mediante encuesta a Sociedades Científicas y Administración sanitaria central y autonómica. Se ha realizado una búsqueda bibliográfica específica de las publicaciones que utilizan datos de los registros sanitarios incluidos y se han evaluado aplicando los criterios de calidad de la evidencia científica. Resultados: Se han identificado 107 registros sanitarios, preferentemente de cobertura local o regional (71% y dependientes en su mayoría de la Administración autonómica (64,5%. Las áreas con mayor número de registros identificados corresponden a la mortalidad (16,8% y al cáncer (15,9%. Se han recuperado 298 publicaciones que analizan datos producidos por los registros identificados, de las que la mayoría se dedican al estudio de la frecuencia y distribución de los eventos registrados (58,1% y con menor frecuencia a la realización de estudios de evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias (24,4%. Conclusiones: La evaluación crítica de las publicaciones ha permitido identificar algunos elementos relacionados con el diseño y la metodología de análisis que incrementarían la calidad de los estudios de evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias.Los registros sanitarios en España han tenido un desarrollo desigual y reciente. Se han detectado áreas relevantes sin registros y elementos de mejora relacionados con la utilización de los registros sanitarios para

  8. Primer registro de Heterocucumis godeffroyi(Semper, 1868 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea en el mar peruano

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    Full Text Available Se registra por primera vez para el Perú la especie de pepino de mar Heterocucumis godeffroyi(Semper, 1868 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea. La especie fue recolectada a 19 m de profundidad en Pucusana, de-partamento de Lima. Este registro representa el límite más norteño de distribución de la especie reconocido hasta el momento. Material de referencia se encuentra depositado en la Colección de Zoología Acuática, del Laboratorio de Biología Marina, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas y Fisiológicas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú.

  9. Hematoma epidural espinal espontâneo durante a gravidez: registro de um caso

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    Full Text Available Registro de caso de paciente no oitavo mês de gestação que desenvolveu hematoma epidural espinal espontâneo dorsolombar. A gravidez, determinando aumento da pressão intra-abdominal e, como consequência, aumento da pressão venosa no plexo epidural, poderia ter sido o fator desencadeante no hematoma- A paciente foi submetida a cirurgia precocemente, porém não apresentou recuperação do déficit sensitivo-motor. São discutidos aspectos clínicos, do tratamento cirúrgico, da evolução e da etiologia dos hematomas epidurals espinais espontâneos.

  10. Noteworthy reptiles records from Guanajuato, Mexico Registros notables de reptiles para Guanajuato, México

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    José Ismael Campos-Rodríguez

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    Full Text Available Five new reptile records for the Mexican state of Guanajuato are reported: Lampropeltis triangulum dixoni, Leptodeira annulata cusiliris, Oxybelis aeneus, Tropidodipsas sartorii, and Scincella silvicola caudaequinae. These records are within western versant of the Sierra Gorda at Sierra Gorda de Guanajuato. Evidence is given that supports the idea that the area supports a herpetofaunal assemblage of tropical affinities.Se presentan 5 nuevos registros de reptiles para el estado de Guanajuato; Lampropeltis triangulum dixoni, Leptodeira annulata cusiliris, Oxybelis aeneus, Tropidodipsas sartorii y Scincella silvicola caudaequinae. Todos localizados en la vertiente oeste de la sierra Madre Oriental, en la sierra Gorda de Guanajuato. Se proporciona evidencia de un ensamble herpetofaunístico de afinidad tropical a subtropical presente en la región.

  11. Registro paleoambiental del estadio isotópico 2 en la plataforma continental exterior del sureste Bonaerense: un nuevo aporte a la evolución regional

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    Roberto A Violante

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    Full Text Available Se describe la evolución paleoambiental de la plataforma exterior del sureste bonaerense durante la última parte del Estadio Isotópico 2, a partir del estudio de un testigo a 100 m de profundidad cuya secuencia sedimentaria transgresiva grada desde facies fluvio-estuarinas a facies de barreras-lagunas costeras de edad ca. 15 ka cal AP.

  12. Confirmation of reproductive success of Rivetina baetica (Rambur, 1838 (Mantodea, a thermophilous species, in continental areas of Central Spain

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    Sánchez-Vialas, Alberto

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The presence of a population of Rivetina baetica baetica, a typically littoral taxon endemic to the southernmost regions of Spain and Portugal, was studied for two consecutive reproductive periods in a continental steppe area of Central Spain. Reproduction was successful, representing a considerable range expansion from previous records. Additionally, we revised the entomological collection of the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN, Madrid and available bibliographic records. We recover the only record of R. baetica published from Portugal raising the number of known species in the current Portuguese checklist to 12. Our observations demonstrate that the species is able to survive low winter temperatures at La Mancha Plateau (Ciudad Real.La presencia de una población de Rivetina baetica baetica, un taxon típicamente litoral endémico de las regiones más meridionales de España y Portugal, fue estudiada durante dos periodos de reproducción consecutivos en un área esteparia continental de España Central. La reproducción tuvo éxito, lo que representa una extensión considerable del área de distribución conocida. Adicionalmente, se revisó la colección entomológica del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN, Madrid y los registros bibliográficos disponibles. Recuperamos el único registro publicado de R. baetica en Portugal elevando a 12 el número de especies conocidas en la lista actual de especies portuguesas. Nuestras observaciones demuestran que la especie es capaz de sobrevivir a las bajas temperaturas invernales de la meseta manchega (Ciudad Real.

  13. The stable isotope signature of continental runoff

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    Recent international programmes such as the IAEA coordinated research project on 'Isotope tracing of hydrological processes in large river basins' have increased scientific awareness of the potential value of incorporating isotope tracers in large-scale water cycling studies to trace water origin and residence times, snowmelt processes, surface-groundwater exchange, evaporation-transpiration partitioning, precipitation variability, and climate/land use changes. Although isotope techniques have been widely tested and are operationally applied at the small catchment-scale, theoretical development and testing of isotope-mass balance approaches at the continental scale are still in progress. This paper proposes a theoretical basis for predicting the long-term (interannual) signatures of oxygen-18 and deuterium in continental runoff applicable for describing global isotope variability in the mean flux-weighted discharge of large rivers. For long time periods, the mass and isotope balances for the oceans and continents are given. Changes in atmospheric moisture are expected due to admixture of evaporated and transpired moisture to air masses over the continents. Oceanic moisture in coastal areas is shown as which becomes subsequently modified as it moves across the continent to inland areas (ranging from to). The approximate isotope compositions of components. Long-term differences in precipitation arise from Rayleigh-type fractionation of atmospheric moisture and precipitation during rainout over the continents. Transpired moisture is expected to be similar to precipitation or groundwater recharge for a given location, whereas evaporated moisture will be isotopically depleted (plotting on or above the MWL) and river discharge will tend to be isotopically enriched (plotting on or below the MWL). Shown are specific hydroclimate forcings on the 2H-18O isotopic composition including those related to long-term precipitation input signals (temperature, latitude, altitude

  14. Registro Fossílifero das Raias (Chondrichtes-Batomorphi em Bacias Sedimentares Brasileiras.

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    Paloma Tâmega da Silva Abreu Moreira

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    Full Text Available A classe dos Chondrichthyes é representadapelos Elasmobranchii (tubarões e raias e Holocephali(quimeras. A presença de fósseis de raias em baciassedimentares brasileiras é conhecida desde o séculoXIX, sendo representadas atualmente por seisfamílias. São estruturas de difícil preservação, sendo,portanto raras no registro fossilífero. A grande maioriados registros é de espinhos e dentes, mas ocorrênciasextraordinárias de exemplares quase completos deraias e tubarão foram encontradas na Chapada doAraripe, nordeste do Brasil. A primeira espécie foidescrita da bacia de Pernambuco e posteriormentemais três espécies foram assinaladas nas baciasde Sergipe, Pernambuco e Araripe. O restante domaterial é conhecido apenas em nível de gêneroou família. Com base na literatura, foi realizadoum inventário destas ocorrências, pertencentes aoacervo de várias instituições de pesquisa, permitindorecuperar e atualizar as informações, sistematizandoas ocorrências e o material depositado nas diversascoleções. No Museu de Ciências da Terra/DNPM,Rio de Janeiro foram encontrados 69 dentes isolados,provenientes das bacias de Pernambuco, Sergipe ePirabas e um exemplar quase completo da bacia doAraripe. Constam sete placas dentárias, 118 dentese quatro espinhos caudais provenientes das baciasde São Luís, Pirabas, Acre, Pernambuco, Sergipee Pelotas. Dentre os gêneros estudados, os maisrepresentativos são: Myliobatis sp. com 60 dentes eRhombodus binkhorsti com 52 dentes.

  15. El registro de la pequena edad de hielo en lagunas pampeanas

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    Cecilia Laprida

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    Full Text Available Se conoce como Pequeña Edad de Hielo (LIA al episodio acontecido entre el siglo 16 y mediados del siglo 19, durante el cual el clima en Europa se tornó frío y ocasionalmente tormentoso. En ciertas partes de Europa, las observaciones instrumentales lo abarcan parcialmente, pero para Sudamérica no se dispone de registros instrumentales contemporáneos a dicho evento. Con el objetivo de obtener nuevas evidencias para el período comprendido por la Pequeña Edad de Hielo en la llanura pampeana, se analizaron testigos cortos de la laguna de Chascomús y de la laguna del Monte los que, de acuerdo a dataciones AMS, abarcan los últimos 500 años. Ambos testigos constan de tres secuencias granodecrecientes. El análisis del registro de la laguna de Chascomús ha permitido reconocer un período benigno desde fines del siglo 15 hasta alrededor del 1700, cuando se evidencia una retracción de la laguna que inaugura un período seco. Este episodio habría continuado por casi 150 años y se revierte alrededor de 1850, momento a partir del cual los eventos de excesos hídricos comenzaron a dominar el escenario pampeano. La base del testigo de la laguna de Monte fue datada en 1441-1494 AD. Si bien el modelo de edades para este testigo aún no ha podido ser bien establecido, los eventos de Chascomús y Monte podrían ser correlacionables y expresar tendencias seculares regionales de la humedad.

  16. Gravity anomalies and crustal structure of the western continental margin off Goa and Mulki, India

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    Subrahmanyam, V.; Rao, D.G.; Ramprasad, T.; KameshRaju, K.A.; Rao, M.G.

    Bathymetric and gravity data totalling 2000 line kilometres on the continental margin off Goa and Mulki, India, have been studied and prominent NNW-SSE and ENE-WSW trending free-air gravity anomalies varying between -60 + 25 mGal have been...

  17. Nuevas evidencias de la presencia del Oso Andino (Tremarctos ornatus en las Yungas de Puno, el registro más austral de Perú

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    Gisella Márquez

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    Full Text Available El oso de anteojos Tremarctos ornatus es el único representante de la familia Ursidae en Suramérica. La población más grande y de distribución continua del oso andino en el Perú, se localiza en la ladera oriental de la cordillera oriental, incluyendo al departamento de Puno, donde casi todos los registros de esta especie provienen solamente de encuestas. Se describe aquí dos registros indirectos de la presencia del oso en el departamento de Puno, obtenidos en agosto del año 2009. El primer registro corresponde a una feca, con semillas perteneciente a la familia Lauraceae, encontrada en Yanacocha; y el segundo registro corresponde a unas marcas de garras del oso hallado en Challohuma. Este último representa el registro más austral con- firmado para la distribución del oso de anteojos en el Perú. Nuestros registros evidencian una continuidad en la distribución de esta especie en la vertiente oriental de la cordillera andina, desde el sur del Perú hasta el noroeste de Bolivia. Estos registros se hallan también muy próximos al Parque Nacional Bahuaja Sonene (PNBS, uno de los corredores de conservación más importantes en el mundo, y muestran la importancia de establecer estrategias de conservación tanto dentro como fuera de la zona de amortiguamiento del PNBS.

  18. A new species of Eccopsis Zeller (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae from the coastal valleys of northern Chile, with the first continental record of E. galapagana Razowski & Landry

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    Héctor A. Vargas

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    Full Text Available A new species of Eccopsis Zeller (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae from the coastal valleys of northern Chile, with the first continental record of E. galapagana Razowski & Landry. Eccopsis Zeller, 1852 is reported for the first time from Chile. Eccopsis razowskii Vargas, n. sp. is described and illustrated based on specimens reared from larvae collected on native Acacia macracantha Willd. (Fabaceae in the coastal valleys of the northern Chilean desert. Eccopsis galapagana Razowski & Landry, 2008, previously known only from the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, is recorded for the first time from continental South America. Larvae of the latter were collected in northern Chile feeding on Prosopis alba Griseb (Fabaceae.Uma nova espécie de Eccopsis Zeller (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae dos valles litorais do norte do Chile, e o primeiro registro continental de E. galapagana Razowski & Landry. Eccopsis Zeller (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae é registrado pela primeira vez para o Chile. Eccopsis razowskii Vargas, n. sp. é descrita e ilustrada com base em espécimes criados de larvas colectadas em Acacia macracantha Willd. (Fabaceae nos vales litorais do deserto do norte do Chile. Eccopsis galapagana Razowski & Landry, 2008, conhecida previamente das Ilhas Galápados, Equador, é registrada pela primeira vez para SulAmérica continental. Suas larvas foram coletadas em Prosopis alba Griseb (Fabaceae.

  19. Continental Growth and the Sedimentary Record

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    Dhuime, B.; Hawkesworth, C. J.; Robinson, R. A. J.; Cawood, P. A.

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    Detrital sedimentary rocks provide average samples of the continental crust formed at different times and in different places. Some materials are more susceptible to erosion and/or to preservation bias than others, and one issue is to understand how the compositions of a range of source rocks are then recorded in the sediments. Here we considered two different approaches to model the growth of the continental crust: (i) The variation of Nd isotopes in continental shales with different deposition ages, which requires a correction of the bias induced by preferential erosion of younger rocks through an erosion parameter usually referred to as 'K'. The determination of K, and the extent to which it varies in different erosion systems, thus have fundamental implications for the models of continental growth based on radiogenic isotopes in continental sediments. (ii) The variations in U-Pb, Hf and O isotopes in detrital zircons, from 'modern' sediments sampled worldwide. In this approach, O isotopes are used to screen 'hybrid' Hf model ages (i.e. ages resulting from mixing processes of crustal material from different ages) from Hf model ages that represent actual crust formation ages. These two approaches independently suggest that the continental crust has been generated continuously, but with a marked decrease in the continental growth rate at ~3 Ga. The >4 Ga to ~3 Ga period is characterised by relatively high net rates of continental growth (~3.0 km3.a-1), which are similar to the rates at which new crust is generated, and destroyed, at the present time. Net growth rates are much lower since 3 Ga (~0.8 km3.a-1), which may be attributed to higher rates of destruction of continental crust. The inflexion in the continental growth curve at ~3 Ga indicates a change in the way the crust was generated and preserved. This change may be linked to onset of subduction-driven plate tectonics and discrete subduction zones.

  20. Nuevos registros para la herpetofauna del departamento de Lima, descripción del renacuajo de Telmatobius rimac Schmidt, 1954 (Anura: Ceratophrydae y una clave de los anfibios

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    César Aguilar

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    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo la larva de Telmatobius rimac es descrita y ocho nuevos registros de anfibios y reptiles para el departamento de Lima son dados a conocer. Los nuevos registros de anfibios para Lima son Gastrotheca peruana y Pleurodema marmorata. Los nuevos registros de reptiles son las lagartijas Phyllodactylus gerrhopygus y Ameiva edracantha, y las serpientes Leptotyphlops tricolor, Philodryas tachymenoides, Sibynomorphus vagus y Tantilla capistrata. Con este estudio la herpetofauna presente en el departamento de Lima queda compuesta de 7 anfibios y 33 reptiles. Se proporciona una clave de identificación para los anfibios y una lista actualizada de la herpetofauna del departamento de Lima.

  1. Directrices éticas sobre la creación y uso de registros con fines de investigación biomédica

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    Abajo Iglesias, Francisco J de; Feito Grande, Lydia; Júdez Gutiérrez, Javier; Terracini, Benedetto; Pàmpols Ros, Teresa; Campos Castelló, Jaime; Martín Uranga, Martín; Herrera Carranza, Joaquín

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    La información clínica almacenada en registros de diverso tipo constituye una herramienta fundamental para la investigación biomédica. Hasta hace pocos años la creación y uso de registros epidemiológicos, o la utilización de información procedente de registros pre-existentes con fines de investigación, apenas tenía limitaciones. Esta situación ha cambiado de modo sustancial debido básicamente a la creciente importancia que las leyes actuales conceden a la protección de la...

  2. Assessment of oceanity and continentality conditions of the XX Century in the Iberian Peninsula

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    Andrade, Cristina; Corte-Real, João

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    The oceanity and continentality conditions clearly influence the climate of a region. Seeking at understanding these influences on the Iberian Peninsula climate, the spatial distributions of air temperature, precipitation and five climatic indices are analysed in the period between 1901 and 2012 and in three sub-periods (1901-40, 1941-80 and 1981-2012). This study aims at investigating the Xerothermic index of Gaussen and the continental and oceanic characteristics of the Iberian climate by using Conrad-Pollak and Johansson Continentality Indices, as well as Kerner and Marsz Oceanity Indices. Gridded air temperature and precipitation datasets are used on a monthly basis. Results reveal hyper-oceanic (maritime) characteristics in the northernmost portion of Iberia, continental in the inner region comprising Extremadura, Castile-La Mancha and Andalusia, and maritime characteristics in between. It is worth mentioning that within these regions the maritime (continental) characteristics become weaker (stronger) between 1981 and 2012. Statistically significant linear trends show an increase in both temperature (2-4°C) and on continental influences in the northwestern and southeastern regions of Iberia for the entire period. Statistically significant correlations are also found between the Johansson Continentality Index and both Conrad-Pollak and Marsz Oceanity Indices at a 95% confidence level, revealing a good agreement of results among these indices. This work is supported by: European Investment Funds by FEDER/COMPETE/POCI-Operational Competitiveness and Internationalization Programme, under Project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006958 and National Funds by FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, under the project UID/AGR/04033.

  3. Análisis de un registro de adenomas pituitarios Analysis of a pituitary adenoma registry

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    Carolina Albiero

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    Full Text Available Dada la complejidad que reviste el enfoque diagnóstico y terapéutico de los tumores pituitarios, el registro y análisis de la experiencia clínica acumulada es de gran ayuda en la toma de decisiones. En este trabajo se informan datos clínico-terapéuticos, extraídos de un registro computarizado, sobre 519 de un total de 670 pacientes con adenomas pituitarios. Trescientos cuarenta y cinco fueron mujeres (66% y 174 varones (34%, de 14 a 80 años de edad. El diagnóstico final fue: acromegalia en 176, enfermedad de Cushing en 153, prolactinoma en 101 y adenoma clínicamente no-funcionante (ANF en 89. La edad media al momento del diagnóstico de acromegalia fue 43.9 ± 13.5 (16-80, para enfermedad de Cushing 35.7 ± 12.9 (14-72, para prolactinomas 30.0 ± 13.4 (15-79 y para ANF 52.1 ± 15.2 (17-79 años. La creación de un registro institucional de tumores de hipófisis es un instrumento de gran utilidad para el análisis de la experiencia adquirida y constituye una herramienta valiosa para mejorar la estrategia terapéutica, optimizar la relación costo/beneficio y mejorar el cuidado del paciente. Contribuye a la docencia médica, tanto en el pre como en el posgrado y da base a la realización de trabajos de investigación clínica, aportando a la difusión y transferencia de conocimientos.Collection and analysis of data obtained during the clinical treatment of pituitary tumours are of great utility in the decision making process, when facing clinical situations. We report here data on 519 from 670 patients with pituitary adenomas obtained from a computerized registry. Three hundred and forty five were females (66% and 174 males (34%, aged 14-80. Final diagnosis was acromegaly in 176, Cushing's disease in 153, prolactinoma in 101 and clinically non-functioning adenoma in 89. Mean age at diagnosis was 43.9 ± 13.5 (16-80 for acromegalics, 35.7 ± 12.9 (14-72 for Cushing's, 30.0 ± 13.4 (15-79 for prolactinoma and 52.1 ± 15.2 (17-79, for non

  4. Comportamento da síndrome coronariana aguda: resultados de um registro brasileiro

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    Leopoldo Soares Piegas

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    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTO: O Brasil carece de registros multicêntricos publicados de síndrome coronariana aguda. OBJETIVO: O Registro Brasileiro de Síndrome Coronariana Aguda é um estudo multicêntrico nacional com objetivo de apresentar dados representativos das características clínicas, e manejo e evolução hospitalares dessa síndrome. MÉTODOS: Participaram 23 hospitais de 14 cidades. Foram elegíveis pacientes que se apresentaram com suspeita de síndrome coronariana aguda nas primeiras 24 horas, com quadro clínico sugestivo, associado a alterações eletrocardiográficas compatíveis e/ou marcadores de necrose. O seguimento foi realizado até o óbito ou a alta hospitalar. RESULTADOS: Entre os anos de 2003 e 2008, foram incluídos 2.693 pacientes com diagnóstico de síndrome coronariana aguda, sendo 864 (32,1% mulheres. O diagnóstico final foi de angina instável para 1.141 (42,4% pacientes, com mortalidade de 3,06% deles; de infarto agudo do miocárdio sem supradesnível de ST para 529 (19,6% pacientes, com mortalidade de 6,8% deles; e de infarto agudo do miocárdio com supradesnível de ST para 950 (35,3% pacientes, com mortalidade de 8,1% deles; tiveram diagnóstico não confirmado 73 (2,7% pacientes, com mortalidade de 1,36% deles. A mortalidade global foi de 5,53%. O modelo de regressão logística múltipla identificou o gênero feminino (OR=1,45, o diabetes melito (OR=1,59, o índice de massa corporal (OR=1,27 e a intervenção coronariana percutânea (OR=0,70 como fatores de risco de óbito, para demografia e intervenções. Um modelo para óbito por complicações maiores identificou choque cardiogênico/Edema Agudo de Pulmão (OR=4,57, reinfarto (OR=3,48, acidente vascular cerebral (OR=21,56, sangramento grave (OR=3,33, parada cardiorrespiratória (OR=40,27 e classe funcional de Killip (OR=3,37. CONCLUSÃO: Os dados do Registro Brasileiro de Síndrome Coronariana Aguda não diferem de outros coletados fora do país. Seus achados poder

  5. Artrite enteropática no Brasil: dados do registro brasileiro de espondiloartrites

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    Gustavo G. Resende

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    Full Text Available As doenças inflamatórias intestinais (doença de Crohn e retocolite ulcerativa apresentam manifestações extraintestinais em um quarto dos pacientes, sendo a mais comum a artrite enteropática. MÉTODOS: Estudo prospectivo, observacional e multicêntrico, realizado com pacientes de 29 centros de referência participantes do Registro Brasileiro de Espondiloartrites (RBE, que se incorpora ao grupo RESPONDIA (Registro Ibero-americano de Espondiloartrites. Dados demográficos e clínicos de 1472 pacientes foram colhidos, e aplicaram-se questionários padronizados de avaliação de mobilidade axial, de qualidade de vida, de envolvimento entesítico, de atividade de doença e de capacidade funcional. Exames laboratoriais e radiográficos foram realizados. Objetivamos, neste presente artigo, comparar as características clínicas, epidemiológicas, genéticas, imagenológicas, de tratamento e prognóstico de enteroartríticos com os outros espondiloartríticos nesta grande coorte brasileira. RESULTADOS: Foram classificados como enteroartrite 3,2% dos pacientes, sendo que 2,5% tinham espondilite e 0,7%, artrite (predomínio periférico. O subgrupo de indivíduos com enteroartrite apresentava maior prevalência de mulheres (P < 0,001, menor incidência de dor axial inflamatória (P < 0,001 e de entesite (P = 0,004. O HLA-B27 foi menos frequente no grupo de enteroartríticos (P = 0,001, mesmo se considerado apenas aqueles com a forma axial pura. Houve menor prevalência de sacroiliíte radiológica (P = 0,009 e também menor escore radiográfico (BASRI (P = 0,006 quando comparado aos pacientes com as demais espondiloartrites. Também fizeram mais uso de corticosteroides (P < 0,001 e sulfassalasina (P < 0,001 e menor uso de anti-inflamatórios não hormonais (P < 0,001 e metotrexato (P = 0,001. CONCLUSÃO: Foram encontradas diferenças entre as enteroartrites e as demais espondiloartrites, principalmente maior prevalência do sexo feminino, menor frequ

  6. El registro de maderas fósiles de Leguminosae de Sudamérica The fossil wood record of Leguminosae from South America

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    Roberto R Pujana

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available La familia Leguminosae posee un extenso registro de maderas fósiles en todo el mundo. En Sudamérica se reconocen 56 registros afines a la familia. Se enlistan todos los registros conocidos y se incluyen algunos datos inéditos. La familia Leguminosae es la de mayor diversidad paleoxilológica de Sudamérica. La misma posee un extenso registro paleoxilológico temporal, desde el Paleoceno hasta el Pleistoceno, y geográfico, desde Patagonia hasta el norte de Colombia.The Leguminosae has an extensive fossil wood record worldwide. In South America 56 records with affinity to Leguminosae were counted. Each record is analyzed and unpublished data is also included. The Leguminosae is the most palaeoxylological diverse family of South America. It has an extensive temporal record, from the Palaeocene to the Pleistocene, and a broad geographical span, from Patagonia to north Colombia.

  7. Da Imagem à Cena: o palhaço fotógrafo e o registro do circo-teatro

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    Alda Fátima de Souza

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    Este artigo trata do registro, a princípio registro fotográfico e depois escrito, realizado pelo palhaço Cadilac e evidencia a forma de atuação nos pequenos circos mambembes e o início de uma troupe circense, no período entre 1950 e 1970. A pesquisa, concluída em fevereiro de 2012, teve como resultado final a dissertação na área de Artes Cênicas intitulada A memória do circo mambembe: o palhaço Cadilac e a reinvenção de uma tradição. Para a realização deste artigo, utilizou-se o levantamento ...

  8. Discrepancias en el registro de la mortalidad perinatal en Lima y Callao, según fuente de información

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    Full Text Available Objetivos. Determinar la calidad y variaciones en los registros de mortalidad perinatal (MP en Lima y Callao. Materiales y métodos. Se encuestó a informantes clave para evaluar el proceso de registro. Se compararon los registros de MP de diversos niveles en hospitales y las respectivas direcciones de salud (DISA y registros civiles (RC tomando como referencia para muertes fetales (MF el registro de los servicios de obstetricia y para muertes neonatales precoces (MNP los de neonatología. Se revisó la calidad del llenado de los certificados defunción y registros de necropsias. Resultados. Los procesos de registro son variados y no bien definidos. En la oficina de estadística de los hospitales se encontró un registro mayor de MF (+2%. En los tres hospitales que usaron el Sistema Informático Perinatal (SIP no hubo discrepancia en los registros de MF; para MNP sólo se encontró datos en cuatro (tres usaban SIP de los once hospitales evaluados. En las DISA el componente materno perinatal , registra menos de 9% de MF en cinco hospitales, y para MNP menos de 23%. La oficina de estadística de la DISA sólo registra MF en tres hospitales y no existen datos de MNP. En los RC se encontró un subregistro de 50% (-100% a +11,1% para MF y de 33,3% (-89,2% a +66,7 para MNP. 70% de los certificados de defunción de MF registraron "desconocida" como causa de muerte. Sólo 29% de MF y 24,9% de MNP fueron necropsiadas. Conclusiones. Existe discrepancia en los registros de mortalidad perinatal entre las DISA y registros civiles, lo que sugiere la necesidad de estandarizar procesos e instrumentos, establecer un sistema de vigilancia, incorporar el SIP y retroalimentar la información para disminuir el subregistro de la mortalidad perinatal.

  9. Continental Shelf Boundary - Alaska NAD83

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    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of the Interior — This data set contains Continental Shelf Boundaries (CSB) lines in ESRI shapefile format for the BOEM Alaska Region. The CSB defines the seaward limit of federally...

  10. Modeling the dynamics of continental shelf carbon.

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    Hofmann, Eileen E; Cahill, Bronwyn; Fennel, Katja; Friedrichs, Marjorie A M; Hyde, Kimberly; Lee, Cindy; Mannino, Antonio; Najjar, Raymond G; O'Reilly, John E; Wilkin, John; Xue, Jianhong

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    Continental margin systems are important contributors to global nutrient and carbon budgets. Effort is needed to quantify this contribution and how it will be modified under changing patterns of climate and land use. Coupled models will be used to provide projections of future states of continental margin systems. Thus, it is appropriate to consider the limitations that impede the development of realistic models. Here, we provide an overview of the current state of modeling carbon cycling on continental margins as well as the processes and issues that provide the next challenges to such models. Our overview is done within the context of a coupled circulation-biogeochemical model developed for the northeastern North American continental shelf region. Particular choices of forcing and initial fields and process parameterizations are used to illustrate the consequences for simulated distributions, as revealed by comparisons to observations using quantitative statistical metrics. PMID:21329200

  11. Atlantic NAD 83 Continental Shelf Boundary (CSB)

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  12. Tres nuevos registros del genero Carex (Cyperaceae para el Perú y adiciones a la flora andina del departamento de Huánuco

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    Flor De María Salvador

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    Full Text Available Tres nuevos registros para el Perú (Carex humahuacaensis G.A. Wheeler, Carex peucophila T. Holm y Carex pygmaea Boeck. y 75 nuevos registros para la flora del departamento de Huánuco son dados a conocer. Se informan datos sobre el hábitat, distribución y en el caso de endemismos como: Caiophora cirsiifolia C. Presl, Carex hebetata Boott, y Senecio macrorrhizus Wedd. su estado actual de conservación.

  13. Primeros registros de Hysterothylacium pelagicum (Anisakidae y Toxocara alienata (Toxocaridae en el Perú - Fe de errata

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    Luis A. Gomez-Puerta

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    Full Text Available Error en el artículo Primeros registros de Hysterothylacium pelagicum (Anisakidae y Toxocara alienata (Toxocaridae en el Perú publicado en la Revista Peruana de Biologia (2014 21 (2: 171-174. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15381/rpb.v21i2.9820 El error esta referido a la Tabla 1. Algunas medidas de Hysterothylacium pelagicum no han sido expesadas correctamente. Debe considerarse la tabla adjunta.

  14. Freshwater peat on the continental shelf

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    Emery, K.O.; Wigley, R.L.; Bartlett, A.S.; Rubin, M.; Barghoorn, E.S.

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    Freshwater peats from the continental shelf off northeastern United States contain the same general pollen sequence as peats from ponds that are above sea level and that are of comparable radiocarbon ages. These peats indicate that during glacial times of low sea level terrestrial vegetation covered the region that is now the continental shelf in an unbroken extension from the adjacent land areas to the north and west.

  15. Primer registro de Synbranchiformes (Teleostei para el Holoceno temprano de Argentina First record of Symbranchiformes (Teleostei from the early Holocene of Argentina

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    Sergio Bogan

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se presentan y describen los restos óseos de peces Synbranchidae cf. Synbranchus recuperados en los niveles fosilíferos de la Formación Río Bermejo de la localidad de Mansilla, sudeste de la provincia de Formosa, Argentina. Estos materiales constituyen los únicos restos de peces recuperados en dicha localidad y fueron hallados asociados a mamíferos fósiles característicos de finales del Pleistoceno y comienzos del Holoceno. Hasta el presente solo se conocen escasos restos fósiles de sinbránquidos en América del Sur. Los restos más antiguos corresponden a la parte más baja del Pleistoceno Superior ("Belgranense" de la región Pampeana de Buenos Aires. Los materiales de la Formación Río Bermejo representan el primer registro fósil conocido de un Synbranchidae cf. Synbranchus para el Holoceno temprano.In this contribution we present and describe the remains of the bony fish cf. Synbranchus, exhumed from fossiliferous levels of the Río Bermejo Formation, Mansilla, southeastern Formosa province, Argentina. These materials constitute the only fish remains exhumed in this area, and they were found in association with extinct mammals which are characteristic of the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene. Until now, only few fossil remains of Synbranchidae were known in South America. The earliest records come from the lowermost section of the Upper Pleistocene ("Belgranense" from the Pampean region, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The materials coming from the Rio Bermejo Formation represent the first fossil record of a Synbranchidae cf. Synbranchus from the Early Holocene.

  16. Auditoria de prontuário: avaliação dos registros de aspiração traqueal em terapia intensiva

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    Juliana Faria Campos

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Estudo descritivo, exploratório com abordagem quantitativa, cujo objetivo foi avaliar o registro da aspiração traqueal em Terapia Intensiva realizado pela equipe multiprofissional utilizando-se dos referenciais da auditoria. Para avaliação dos registros foi utilizada análise documental. Foram analisados 21 prontuários. Amostra composta por 37 registros da equipe intensivista. A pesquisa deu-se entre janeiro a maio de 2006, em uma instituição pública do Rio de Janeiro. Dados coletados utilizando-se instrumento do tipo check list. Os registros foram avaliados utilizando-se como parâmetro um barema. Observou-se que 89,6% da equipe de enfermagem e 100% da fisioterapia registram de modo incompleto o procedimento. Foi verificada a falta do registro em 10,4% dos prontuários analisados da equipe de enfermagem e em 100% da medicina. Conclui-se que o registro da aspiração traqueal encontra-se falho, sendo imprescindível que medidas de educação continuada e sensibilização dos profissionais sejam adotadas.

  17. Nuevos registros de macroalgas para el Atlántico mexicano y riqueza florística del Caribe mexicano New records of macroalgae for the Mexican Atlantic and floristic richness of the Mexican Caribbean

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    Neidy Pauline Cetz-Navarro

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    Full Text Available Se revisaron muestras de macroalgas de un hábitat pocas veces analizado (colindante a la parte basal del tejido vivo de los corales Acropora palmata y Diploria strigosa y de una zona de México poco conocida florísticamente (parte Sur del Caribe mexicano, con base a lo cual se reporta a Corallophila verongiae (Rhodophyta, Derbesia fastigiata (Chlorophyta y Hincksia onslowensis (Phaeophyta como nuevos registros de macroalgas para la costa del Atlántico mexicano. Además, se reporta a Lophosiphonia obscura (Rhodophyta como nuevo registro para la parte costera continental del Atlántico mexicano, ya que sólo se había registrado hace más de 40 años para Arrecife Alacranes, sitio alejado aproximadamente 180 km al norte de Puerto Progreso, Yucatán. Aunque las especies de macroalgas no presentaron estructuras reproductoras, probablemente por tener crecimiento clonal y estar invadiendo tejido coralino, los caracteres morfológicos permitieron su identificación con certeza. Con excepción de la primera especie, las otras no se habían registrado creciendo sobre corales. Tomando en cuenta estos nuevos registros, el total de especies de macroalgas registradas hasta este estudio para el Caribe mexicano es de 546, incluyendo 307 Rhodophyta, 171 Chlorophyta y 68 Phaeophyta. Esta zona tropical y la costa templada de Baja California conforman las dos zonas florísticas marinas más ricas de México.Macroalgae samples from a habitat uncommonly analyzed (next to the basal part of live tissue of the corals Acropora palmata and Diploria strigosa, and from a Mexican zone barely known floristically (the southern part of the Mexican Caribbean were studied. Based on those samples, Corallophila verongiae (Rhodophyta, Derbesia fastigiata (Chlorophyta, and Hincksia onslowensis (Phaeophyta are recognized as new records for the Mexican Atlantic coast. Similarly, Lophosiphonia obscura (Rhodophyta is recognized as a new record for the continental coast of the Mexican

  18. The Continental Market Seen from the UK

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    In this presentation, the Chairman of a French gas company (Elf) comments on the evolution of the Continental gas market from a British point of view. He first discusses the differences between the US, British and Continental gas markets, recalls the provisions of the European Gas Directive and states why a fully competitive system is a long-term prospect in Continental Europe. Seen from the UK, the provisions of the EU directive may appear modest. Due to the long transportation, British gas companies may find it hard to compete on the gas market of Continental Europe. When Inter connector, the gas pipeline connecting the gas markets in UK and the Continent, begins operation, there will be a flow of gas from the UK to the Continent according to already signed contracts. But there may be contractual flows both ways. Gas prices will level off between the UK and Northern Europe, at least for the industry. The continental markets will change gradually, the Gas Directive and the Inter connector will help the move towards a more competitive gas industry, but the fundamentals will not change: low gas prices for the next few years, competition between the big three exporters to Continental Europe, and long-term contracts that will extend beyond 2005

  19. AUDITORIA DOS REGISTROS NA CONSULTA DE ENFERMAGEM ACOMPANHANDO O CRESCIMENTO E DESENVOLVIMENTO INFANTIL

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    Jessica Bentes Abdon

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    Full Text Available La auditoría viabiliza el desarrollo de indicadores de asistencia, criterios de evaluación y consecuente creación de nuevos conocimientos. El objetivo fue evaluar la calidad de los registros del examen físico en la consulta de Enfermería, durante el acompañamiento del crecimiento y desarrollo infantil, mediante la aplicación de la auditoría en los historiales médicos. Investigación retrospectiva, de proceso y documental, con planteo cuantitativo, hecha en el Centro de Desarrollo Familiar (CEDEFAM, en noviembre del 2007. Muestra compuesta por 146 historiales iniciados en el año 2006, seleccionados de modo casual y simple. Se analizaron datos referentes a la identificación del cliente y del profesional, estructura del domicilio, presencia de tachaduras y examen físico. Los datos antropométricos, 80% fueron completados de forma correcta, 15% de una manera incompleta, 5% no fueron completados y 0% incorrectos; todos los otros datos estaban abajo de este porcentaje. Se concluye que es necesario explicar a los profesionales y académicos la importancia de rellenar de modo adecuado el historial, ofreciendo alternativas para mejorar la calidad de las anotaciones.

  20. Registro Nacional de la Nutrición Enteral Domiciliaria del año 2003

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    M. Planas

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comunicar los resultados, correspondientes al año 2003, obtenidos del registro que sobre Nutrición Enteral Domiciliaria (NED realiza el grupo de Trabajo NADYA de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral (SENPE. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS: Todos los datos del registro, introducidos por los miembros del grupo NADYA de las Unidades de Nutrición responsables de la atención de los pacientes con NED, se han recopilado y analizado. El registro "on-line" estaba disponible en la página web del grupo (www.nadya-senpe.com para todos los usuarios autorizados. En él se han recogido los siguientes datos: epidemiológicos, de diagnóstico, vía de acceso, complicaciones, ingresos hospitalarios, grado de incapacidad y evolución al final del año en estudio. RESULTADOS: Se han registrado datos de 3.858 pacientes (53,1% varones y 46.9% hembras pertenecientes a 21 centros hospitalarios. La edad media de los pacientes adultos fue de 66,2 ± 18,9 años; mientras que la de los pacientes menores de 14 años fue de 6,0 ± 4,3 años. Los diagnósticos que motivaron la indicación de NED fueron las enfermedades neurológicas (38,9% y las enfermedades neoplásicas (37,4%, seguidas de un amplio abanico de otras enfermedades (enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal, malnutrición, SIDA, etc. La vía oral fue la más utilizada (54,7% seguida de la sonda nasoenteral (26,6% y, en sólo el 17,6% de los casos se utilizó ostomía como vía de alimentación. La fórmula polimérica fue la más utilizada (80,1%. La duración media del tratamiento fue de 6,6 ± 4,3 meses; el 28,8% de los pacientes habían permanecido con NED por un periodo inferior a 3 meses; el 21,2% por un periodo entre 3 y 6 meses; el 50,0% más de 6 meses. El seguimiento del paciente fue mayoritariamente realizado desde el hospital de referencia (73,1%. El suministro de material fue proporcionado por el hospital de referencia en el 62,4% de los casos, mientras el suministro de la f

  1. Registro Nacional de la nutrición enteral domiciliaria del año 2002

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    M. Planas

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Comunicar los resultados, correspondientes al año 2002, obtenidos del registro que sobre Nutrición Enteral Domiciliaria (NED realiza el grupo de Trabajo NADYA-SENPE. Material y métodos: Todos los datos del registro, introducidos por los miembros del grupo NADYA de las Unidades de Nutrición responsables de la atención de los pacientes con NED, se han recopilado y analizado. El registro "on-line" está disponible en la página web del grupo (www.nadya-senpe.com para todos los usuarios autorizados. En él se recogen los siguientes datos: epidemiológicos, de diagnóstico, vía de acceso, complicaciones, ingresos hospitalarios, grado de incapacidad y evolución al final del año en estudio (31 de diciembre de 2002. Resultados: Se han registrado datos de 3.967 pacientes (54,5% varones y 45,5% hembras pertenecientes a 21 centros hospitalarios. La edad media de los pacientes adultos fue de 69,2 ± 19,2 años; mientras que la de los pacientes infantiles (menores de 14 años fue de 5,6 ± 4,1 años. Los diagnósticos que motivaron la indicación de NED fueron las enfermedades neurológicas (39,2% y las enfermedades neopiásicas (34,6%, seguidas de un amplio abanico de otras enfermedades (enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal, alteraciones de la motilidad, mainutrición, etc. La vía oral fue la más utilizada (53,6% seguida de la sonda nasoenteral (30,6% y, en sólo el 15,8% de los casos se utilizó ostomía como vía de alimentación. La fórmula polimérica fue la más utilizada (81,5%. La duración media del tratamiento fue de 5,8 ± 4,4 meses; el 35,7% de los pacientes habían permanecido con NED por un periodo inferior a 3 meses; el 22,4% por un periodo entre 3 y 6 meses; el 41,6% más de 6 meses. El seguimiento del paciente fue m ayoritariamente realizado desde el hospital de referencia (75,3%. El suministro de material fue proporcionado por el hospital de referencia en el 65,7% de los casos, mientras el suministro de la fórmula se

  2. japonês na cidade de Registro, São Paulo

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    Rog\\u00E9rio Bessa Gon\\u00E7alves

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    Full Text Available The present article addresses the methods of construction employed by Japanese immigrants, who settled the city of Registro, in the region of the Ribeira valley of Iguape, located in the State of Sao Paulo, in the year of 1918. This settlement received incentives from the State Government of Sao Paulo, in order to promote the colonization of the Ribeira valley of Iguape, as well as to boost local economical development, by means of expanding the agricultural production of coffee to this region. The characteristics of this group of immigrants were notably different from others, due to fact that they arrived in Brazil already as landholders, sponsored financially and logistically by a Japanese private company, which was responsible for the management of this enterprise. These immigrants could count on a complex infrastructure, which aided them in their mission to advance the development of this region. Even though the particularities of this group of immigrants gave them a certain amount of freedom to recreate their own culture in Brazilian land, the reality of this new environment, its new physical, economical and social contingencies forced them to reinterpret their cultural traditions and customs. In order to understand this adaptation process, a study of the construction methods employed by this group of immigrants in their buildings was undertaken, based on their knowledge of traditional Japanese architecture. This study rendered possible the analysis of a long process of cultural syncretism between oriental culture and the vernacular architecture of the inhabitants of the Ribeira valley of Iguape.

  3. REGISTRO DE PARO CARDÍACO EN EL ADULTO Registries of outer hospital cardiac arrest in Bogotta-Colombia

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    Ricardo Navarro Vargas

    2005-07-01

    Full Text Available En nuestro país no hay un registro estandarizado de los eventos cardíacos que requieren reanimación cerebro-cardio-pulmonar (RCCP siguiendo los lineamientos "Utstein". El propósito de este estudio fue determinar la calidad de los registros extrahospitalarios de paro cardíaco en el adulto, en Bogotá-Colombia. Entre enero y marzo de 2005 se realizó un análisis retrospectivo de los casos que correspondieron a paro cardíaco en el adulto atendidos por el "Centro Regulador de Urgencias del Distrito (CRU". El estudio reveló un registro deficiente de los eventos que requirieron RCCP realizados a nivel prehospitalario, e identificó al trauma como causa de paro cardíaco en 22% de los casos, una cifra particularmente elevada si se compara con los reportes mundiales, que oscilan entre 5% y 8%. Recomienda la estandarización del registro de paro cardíaco en el adulto, para lo cual se sugiere utilizar el formato de registro que sigue los lineamientos "Utstein".There is not a standardized registry form of cardiac events requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR in our country such as the Utstein style. The purpose of this study was to determine the quality of the registries of out-ofhospital cardiac arrests in Bogotá-Colombia. A retrospective survey of registries of cardiac events assisted by a regulatory center "Centro Regulador de Urgencias del Distrito (CRU" was conducted, between January and March, 2005. The study reveals a poor registry of outof-hospital cardiac arrest in Bogotá-Colombia, and identifies trauma as the cause of cardiac arrest in 22% of cases, a particularly high figure compared with 5-8% registered worldwide. Recommend the standardization of the registry form of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and suggest to use the "uniform reporting of data following cardiac arrest - the Utstein style". The registry forms are shown in appendix 1-2. Suggestions are welcome.

  4. Korean Air Excellence in Flight

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    2005-01-01

    @@ Korean Air with a fleet of 119 aircraft, is one of the world's top 20 airlines, and oper-ates almost 400 flights everyday to 90 cities in 33 countries. The airline has about 50 flights per week between the US and Asia from nine US gateways: New York, Los Angeles, Washington,Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Atlanta, Anchorage and Honolulu.The carrier is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance partnering AeroMexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM and Northwest Airlines to provide customers with extensive worldwide destina-tions, flights and services.

  5. "Changes" of the thermal continentality in Central Europe between the years 1951 and 2013: case study – Slovak Republic

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    J. Vilček

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The influence of continents and oceans plays conceptually the key role in the climate conditions of Europeans regions. Continentality is also an important phytogeographic factor of vegetation distribution in Slovakia. This study analysed continentality development at six meteorological stations in Slovakia during the periods 1951–2013, or 1961–2013. Rising trend of the maximal and minimal temperature has been observed at all meteorological stations (lowland as well as mountainous stations in this periods. However the results showed non-significant increase of continentality index during the monitored period of 63 (53 years. Based on the results of CCM 2000 climate model we cannot expect significant changes of continentality by the end of the 21st century, but the climate change will be significantly manifested by the increase of maximum and minimum air temperatures.

  6. Contributions to knowledge of the continental margin of Uruguay. Uruguayan continental margin: Physiographic and seismic analysis

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    This work is about the kind of continental margins such as a )Atlantic type passive margins which can be hard or soft b) An active or Pacific margins that because of the very frequent earthquakes develop a morphology dominated by tectonic processes. The Uruguayan continental margin belongs to a soft Atlantic margin

  7. Permafrost warming and vegetation changes in continental Antarctica

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    Continental Antarctica represents the last pristine environment on Earth and is one of the most suitable contexts to analyze the relations between climate, active layer and vegetation. In 2000 we started long-term monitoring of the climate, permafrost, active layer and vegetation in Victoria Land, continental Antarctica. Our data confirm the stability of mean annual and summer air temperature, of snow cover, and an increasing trend of summer incoming short wave radiation. The active layer thickness is increasing at a rate of 0.3 cm y−1. The active layer is characterized by large annual and spatial differences. The latter are due to scarce vegetation, a patchy and very thin organic layer and large spatial differences in snow accumulation. The active layer thickening, probably due to the increase of incoming short wave radiation, produced a general decrease of the ground water content due to the better drainage of the ground. The resultant drying may be responsible for the decline of mosses in xeric sites, while it provided better conditions for mosses in hydric sites, following the species-specific water requirements. An increase of lichen vegetation was observed where the climate drying occurred. This evidence emphasizes that the Antarctic continent is experiencing changes that are in total contrast to the changes reported from maritime Antarctica. (paper)

  8. Racionalidade e métodos do registro ACCEPT - Registro Brasileiro da Prática Clínica nas Síndromes Coronarianas Agudas da Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia

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    Luiz Alberto Piva e Mattos

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    Full Text Available FUNDAMENTO: Aferição da prática clínica brasileira em pacientes com síndrome coronariana aguda, em hospitais públicos e privados, permitirá identificar os hiatos na incorporação de intervenções clínicas com benefício comprovado. OBJETIVO: Elaborar um registro de pacientes portadores do diagnóstico de síndrome coronariana aguda para aferir dados demográficos, morbidade, mortalidade e prática padrão no atendimento desta afecção. Ademais, avaliar a prescrição de intervenções baseadas em evidências, como a aspirina, estatinas, betabloqueadores e reperfusão, dentre outras. MÉTODOS: Estudo observacional do tipo registro, prospectivo, visando documentar a prática clínica hospitalar da síndrome coronária aguda, efetivada em hospitais públicos e privados brasileiros. Adicionalmente, serão realizados seguimento longitudinal até a alta hospitalar e aferição da mortalidade e ocorrência de eventos graves aos 30 dias, 6 e 12 meses. RESULTADOS: Os resultados serão apresentados um ano após o início da coleta (setembro de 2011 e consolidados após a reunião da população e dos objetivos posteriormente almejados. CONCLUSÃO: A análise desse registro multicêntrico permitirá projetar uma perspectiva horizontal do tratamento dos pacientes acometidos da síndrome coronariana aguda no Brasil.

  9. Hydrologic sensitivity of Indian sub-continental river basins to climate change

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    Mishra, Vimal; Lilhare, Rajtantra

    2016-04-01

    Climate change may pose profound implications for hydrologic processes in Indian sub-continental river basins. Using downscaled and bias corrected future climate projections and the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), we show that a majority of the Indian sub-continental river basins are projected to shift towards warmer and wetter climate in the future. During the monsoon (June to September) season, under the representative concentration pathways (RCP) 4.5 (8.5), the ensemble mean air temperature is projected to increase by more than 0.5 (0.8), 1.0 (2.0), and 1.5 (3.5) °C in the Near (2010-2039), Mid (2040-2069), and End (2070-2099) term climate, respectively. Moreover, the sub-continental river basins may face an increase of 3-5 °C in the post-monsoon season under the projected future climate. While there is a large intermodel uncertainty, robust increases in precipitation are projected in many sub-continental river basins under the projected future climate especially in the Mid and End term climate. A sensitivity analysis for the Ganges and Godavari river basins shows that surface runoff is more sensitive to change in precipitation and temperature than that of evapotranspiration (ET). An intensification of the hydrologic cycle in the Indian sub-continental basins is evident in the projected future climate. For instance, for Mid and End term climate, ET is projected to increase up to 10% for the majority of the river basins under both RCP 4.5 and 8.5 scenarios. During the monsoon season, ensemble mean surface runoff is projected to increase more than 40% in 11 (15) basins under the RCP 4.5 (8.5) scenarios by the end of the 21st century. Moreover, streamflow is projected to increase more than 40% in 8 (9) basins during the monsoon season under the RCP 4.5 (8.5) scenarios. Results show that water availability in the sub-continental river basins is more sensitive towards changes in the monsoon season precipitation rather than air temperature. While in the majority

  10. Continental drift, organic evolution, and moral courage

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    Irving, Edward

    For the past 40 years or so there has been much discussion of the reasons why, even though there was substantial evidence for it, the continental drift hypothesis of Alfred Wegener and Wladimir Koppen was rejected in the first half of the 20th century. It was often derisively dismissed out of hand.On April 7, 1998, there was a note in Eos by David Stern that included a perceptive and amusing quotation from Teddy Bullard on the question, which has recently reached something of a culmination in an important new book, The Rejection of Continental Drift, by Naomi Oreskes and published by Oxford in 1999.

  11. AVALIAÇÃO DE REGISTROS DE PROCESSOS DE QUINZE UNIDADES DE ALIMENTAÇÃO E NUTRIÇÃO

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    C. B. FRANTZ

    2009-01-01

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    Os registros de processos são muito importantes em unidades de alimentação e nutrição (UAN, uma vez que permitem acompanhar a evolução de implementações de sistemas de qualidade e podem contribuir com a segurança dos alimentos produzidos. O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar os registros de controle dos processos de UAN de uma empresa de refeições coletivas da região sul do Brasil. Foram analisados os registros de monitorização do recebimento, da temperatura na distribuição, da temperatura dos equipamentos e da higienização de hortifrutigranjeiros realizados em 2006. Os registros foram comparados com os parâmetros das legislações federais e estaduais e também com parâmetros internos da empresa. Nas planilhas de recebimento, as carnes e embutidos foram os alimentos com maior número de registros em conformidade, sugerindo maior cuidado com esses alimentos pelos profissionais. Na distribuição, os registros das temperaturas das preparações quentes demonstraram maiores porcentagens de adequação (97,83% em relação às frias (14,31%, enquanto que para os equipamentos, os balcões frios foram os que apresentaram menor percentual de adequação. De forma geral, os registros noturnos apresentaram índices bem mais elevados de inadequação que os diurnos. A lavagem e desinfecção de hortifrutigranjeiros foi adequada em 60,11% dos registros, os quais demonstraram que o protocolo da empresa foi seguido. Os registros de processo demonstraram ser ferramentas importantes para a avaliação de atividades realizadas em UAN.

  12. Postcollisional mafic igneous rocks record recycling of noble gases by deep subduction of the continental crust

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    Dai, Li-Qun; Zheng, Yong-Fei; He, Huai-Yu; Zhao, Zi-Fu

    2016-05-01

    Recycling of noble gases from crustal rocks into the mantle is indicated not only by oceanic basalts and mantle xenoliths, but also by ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks in collisional orogens. It is intriguing whether noble gases in continental crust were recycled into the mantle by deep subduction of the continental crust to mantle depths. Here we firstly report the He, Ne and Ar isotopic compositions of pyroxene from postcollisional mafic igneous rocks in the Dabie orogen, China. The results show that the pyroxene separates from the mafic rocks have low 3He/4He ratios of 0.002 to 1.8 Ra and air-like Ne isotope compositions. Furthermore, the pyroxene exhibits low 40Ar/36Ar ratios of 393.6 to 1599.8, close to those of the air. In combination with whole-rock geochemistry it is found that pyroxene 3He/4He ratios are correlated with whole-rock (La/Yb)N and Sr/Y ratios, εNd(t) values and MgO contents. These observations demonstrate the mass transfer from the deeply subducted continental crust to the overlying mantle wedge, recording the source mixing between the crust-derived melt and the mantle peridotite in the continental subduction zone. A direct addition of the crustal He via crust-derived melt to the mantle leads to the extremely low 3He/4He ratios in the orogenic lithospheric mantle, and the dissolved atmospheric Ar and Ne in the subducted supracrustal rocks results in the air-like Ar and Ne isotope ratios. Therefore, the noble gas isotopic signatures of supracrustal rocks were carried into the mantle by the continental deep subduction to subarc depths and then transferred to the postcollisional mafic igneous rocks via the melt-peridotite reaction at the slab-mantle interface in a continental subduction channel. Our finding firstly establishes the slab-mantle interaction model for recycling of supracrustal noble gases in the continental subduction zone.

  13. Continental-scale distributions of dust-associated bacteria and fungi

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    Barberán, Albert; Ladau, Joshua; Leff, Jonathan W.; POLLARD, KATHERINE S.; Holly L. Menninger; Dunn, Robert R.; Fierer, Noah

    2015-01-01

    We inhale thousands of microbial cells when we breathe in outdoor air, and some of these airborne microbes can serve as pathogens or triggers of allergic disorders. Using settled dust samples from ∼1,200 locations, we generated the first atlas, to our knowledge, of airborne bacterial and fungal distributions across the continental United States. We found that airborne microbial communities, such as terrestrial plants and animals, exhibit nonrandom geographic patterns, and we identified the fa...

  14. A Computer Model to Estimate Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption and Emissions in the Continental United States

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    Zou, Zhihao

    2013-01-01

    A comprehensive model is developed to estimate and predict the fuel consumption and emissions by domestic commercial aviation in the Continental United States. Most of the existing fuel consumption and emission models are limited in their ability to predict the annual fuel burn for air transportation at the national level. For example, those models either require real track data or are developed only to model single flight scenarios.  The model developed in this thesis is part of a software f...

  15. BENS PÚBLICOS: ANÁLISES DE REGISTROS CONTÁBEIS DOS BENS DE USO COMUM

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    Fábia Jaiany Viana de Souza

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Os bens públicos são definidos pelo Código Civil Brasileiro como sendo os bens do domínio nacional pertencentes às pessoas jurídicas de direito público interno e todos os outros são particulares, seja qual for a pessoa a que pertencerem. O mesmo dispositivo classifica os bens públicos da seguinte forma: bens de uso comum (rios, mares, estradas ruas e praças; bens de uso especial (edifícios ou terrenos aplicados a serviço ou estabelecimento da administração federal, estadual ou municipal, inclusive os de suas autarquias e os bens dominicais ou dominiais (bens sem destinação específica. Este estudo tem o objetivo de analisar os registros contábeis dos bens de uso comum determinado pela NBC T 16.10, com a perspectiva de sugerir mudanças na legislação. A metodologia utilizada foi a pesquisa exploratória, bibliográfica e qualitativa. Os resultados revelaram que o registro determinado pela NBC T 16.10 não reflete a situação financeira das entidades públicas e desse modo foram feitas sugestões de outros tipos de registros para alteração na legislação (contabilizar como ativo e passivo compensado e/ou como itens específicos de Ativo e Passivo, o que evidenciará a situação patrimonial e financeira das entidades públicas. Fica também a sugestão de incluir os conceitos dos bens de uso especial e os bens dominicais ou dominiais na revisão da referida norma.

  16. Protótipo de um software para registro de enfermagem em unidade de terapia intensiva neonatal

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    Luciana de Medeiros Lima

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: el creciente volumen de informaciones originadas de los registros de enfermería exige estrategias de tratamiento del conocimiento producido, de forma que se eviten las desventajas del histórico de papel. Objetivo: se plantea en este estudio desarro - llar un software aplicado a la sistematización de la asistencia de enfermería que les brinde a los enfermeros el registro informatizado, eficiente y rápido. Metodología: se trata de un estudio metodológico con producción tecnológica, dividido en tres fases: construcción de las afirmativas de diagnósticos e intervenciones de enfermería, validación de las afirmativas y desarrollo del software. El sistema se desarrolló sobre la plataforma Java, con utilización de framework JSF, incorporado a la especificación J2EE, para desarrollar aplicaciones web de forma ágil. Resultados: el banco de datos se compone de 143 afirmativas de diagnósticos de enfermería y 130 referentes a las intervenciones de enfermería. El software desarrollado presenta 17 pantallas que incluyen datos de identificación, examen físico completo del recién nacido, organizado de acuerdo con las necesidades humanas básicas, listado de diagnósticos e intervenciones de enfermería sugeridas por el programa y hoja final para impresión. Consideraciones finales: el software proporciona la ejecución del proceso de enfermería con un registro completo, uniforme y rápido, y se constituye una importante fuente de datos para investigación.

  17. Dynamics of the continental margins

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    On 18--20 June 1990, over 70 oceanographers conducting research in the ocean margins of North America attended a workshop in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The purpose of the workshop was to provide the Department of Energy with recommendations for future research on the exchange of energy-related materials between the coastal and interior ocean and the relationship between the ocean margins and global change. The workshop was designed to optimize the interaction of scientists from specific research disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics and geology) as they developed hypotheses, research questions and topics and implementation plans. The participants were given few restraints on the research they proposed other than realistic time and monetary limits. The interdisciplinary structure of the meeting promoted lively discussion and creative research plans. The meeting was divided into four working groups based on lateral, vertical, air/sea and sediment/water processes. Working papers were prepared and distributed before the meeting. During the meeting the groups revised the papers and added recommendations that appear in this report, which was reviewed by an Executive Committee.

  18. Nuevo registro de Bdallophytum oxylepis (Malvales: Cytinaceae) para Chiapas A new record of Bdallophytum oxylepis (Malvales: Cytinaceae) for Chiapas

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    Rubén Martínez-Camilo; Nayely Martínez-Meléndez; Miguel Ángel Pérez-Farrera

    2012-01-01

    Se registra por primera vez la planta parásita Bdallophytum oxylepis para el estado de Chiapas. Se trata de una especie endémica de México que sólo se conocía de algunas localidades en los estados de Jalisco, Michoacán y Oaxaca. Este registro amplía su distribución e incrementa a 2 el número de especies de Bdallophytum presentes en Chiapas y en la región de estudio del proyecto Flora Mesoamericana.The parasitic plant Bdallophytum oxylepis is recorded for the first time in the state of Chiapas...

  19. Integración de correspondencias geométricas en un marco de registro de imagen variacional

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    Bejerano Urrea, Raúl

    2014-01-01

    El registro de imagen es un recurso cada vez más utilizado en diversas aplicaciones de procesado digital de imagen cuyo objetivo final sea un correcto análisis, visualización o almacenamiento de la información compartida por conjuntos de datos (imágenes o volúmenes) que representan una misma escena. En este proceso se estima una transformación geométrica que relacione puntos correspondientes entre los conjuntos de datos, consiguiendo en última instancia la mejor superposición de los mismos. ...

  20. Registro de la cotorra argentina (Myiopsitta monachus) en la Ciudad de México y áreas adyacentes.

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    Jorge E Ramírez-Albores

    2012-01-01

    Reporto registros de la cotorra argentina (Myiopsitta monachus) en seis sitios de la Ciudad de México y áreas adyacentes. Observé varios individuos de esta especie, así como nidos entre agosto de 2008 y marzo de 2012. Los nidos localizados fueron construidos sobre eucaliptos y palmeras, y sólo en un sitio observé la especie anidando y con polluelos. El tamaño de los grupos observados sobrevolando y en nidos varió de 2 a 14 individuos. Estas observaciones son notables ya que el número de regis...

  1. 17 registros : Facultad de Ingeniería de Montevideo (1936-1938) de Julio Vilamajó, arquitecto

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    Scheps Grandal, Juan Gustavo

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    17 registros está centrado en el edificio de la Facultad de Ingeniería, obra clave de Julio Vilamajó, para muchos el principal autor de la arquitectura uruguaya. Al mismo tiempo, como un modelo de análisis generalizable a otros casos, se propone indagar según múltiples líneas, conexas pero independientes. Más que un discurso cohesivo y unificador, el enfoque presenta el tema desde lo simultáneo, complementando la linealidad. No hay renuncia al método ni al orden, sino la búsqueda de otras de ...

  2. Novos registros de briófitas para Pernambuco, Brasil New records of bryophytes for the Pernambuco State, Brazil

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    Shirley Rangel Germano; Kátia Cavalcanti Pôrto

    2004-01-01

    Os novos registros são provenientes de um remanescente de Floresta Atlântica, a Reserva Ecológica do Gurjaú (08º10'00'' e 08º15'00''S; 35º02'30'' e 35º05'00''O), situada na região metropolitana do Recife, Pernambuco. São oito espécies de Lejeuneaceae: Archilejeunea auberiana (Mont.) A. Evans, Cololejeunea cardiocarpa (Mont.) A. Evans, Colura greig-smithii Jovet-Ast, Diplasiolejeunea cobrensis Gottsche ex Steph., Harpalejeunea stricta (Lindenb. & Gottsche) Steph., Lejeunea caespitosa Lindenb.,...

  3. Gestión y organización del registro público concursal español

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    María del Pino Domínguez Cabrera

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Todo proceso concursal que se precie como verdaderamente efectivo, exige la presencia de un reforzado sistema registral. La legislación concursal española recoge esta máxima, sometiéndola a su desarrollo reglamentario, que ha permitido la configuración de un Registro Público Concursal en el que se ha prestado especial cuidado en su gestión y organización, a través de medidas garantistas de los derechos de los sujetos implicados en el proceso.

  4. El registro bioarqueológico de Bahía Valentín, sureste de Tierra del Fuego

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    Tessone, Augusto; Vázquez, Martín; Ceraso, Antonio

    2005-01-01

    En el marco del proyecto Arqueología de Península Mitre: desarrollo científico y puesta en valor del patrimonio cultural aborigen, se han realizado prospecciones tendientes a explorar las propiedades del registro arqueológico de bahía Valentín, ubicada en el sureste de la Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. Estas exploraciones posibilitaron la localización de dispersiones de restos óseos humanos en contextos de hallazgo similares: elementos descontextualizados dispuestos en superficie o parcialm...

  5. Novos registros de Ferrugens (Uredinales) sobre Fabaceae para o Brasil News records of Rust Fungi (Uredinales) on Fabaceae from Brazil

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    Isadora Fernandes de França; Helen Maria Pontes Sotão

    2009-01-01

    Em levantamento realizado na Reserva Biológica do Lago Piratuba, no Estado do Amapá, foram identificadas duas espécies de Uredinales que constituem novos registros para o Brasil: Atelocauda incrustans Arthur & Cummins e Chaconia alutacea Juel. O gênero Atelocauda representa a primeira citação para a América do Sul.During an inventory undertaken at the Lake Piratuba Biological Reserve, Amapá state, two Uredinales species, Atelocauda incrustans Arthur & Cummins and Chaconia alutacea Juel, were ...

  6. Gravity anomalies over a segment of Pratap ridge and adjoining shelf margin basin, western continental margin of India

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    Subrahmanyam, V.; Rao, D.G.; Ramprasad, T.; KameshRaju, K.A.; Rao, M.G.

    Bathymetric and gravity data totalling 2000 line km on the continental margin off Goa and Mulki, west of India have been studied. The free-air gravity anomalies vary between -60 to 25 mgals with prominent NNW-SSE trends in the outer shelf region...

  7. Geometries of hyperextended continental crust in northeastern continental brazilian margin: insights from potential field and seismic interpretation

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    Magalhães, José; Barbosa, José; Ribeiro, Vanessa; Oliveira, Jefferson; Filho, Osvaldo; Buarque, Bruno

    2016-04-01

    continental crust) to NE-SW (fracture zones in oceanic crust). In the gravimetric maps (Residual isostatic and Free-Air) and in 2D forward modeling the negative and positive gravity anomalies are related to grabens and horsts, respectively. The Pernambuco Basin shows depocentres oriented on NW-SE and structural-marginal highs with circular and elongated shape trending NNE-SSW. The basins in the north sector present elongated positive and negative gravimetric anomalies trending NNW-SSE that are confirmed by the seismic interpretation as basement highs and small grabens, respectively. From integration of results, the oblique rifting process promoted by thinning and exhumation deformation phases and the magmatic activity in the hyperextended domain of the Pernambuco Plateau, produced an anastomosing pattern between the two sets of shear zones (NE-SW and NW-SE) and a series of rhomb-shaped structures (lozenges). The northern Paraíba and Natal Platform basins, the orthogonal arrangement between Pre-Cambrian shear zones (NE-SW and E-W) and the rift axis favored these structures to initiate strait transforming faults from thinned continental crust to oceanic crust.

  8. Elephant teeth from the atlantic continental shelf

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    Whitmore, F.C., Jr.; Emery, K.O.; Cooke, H.B.S.; Swift, D.J.P.

    1967-01-01

    Teeth of mastodons and mastodons have been recovered by fishermen from at least 40 sites on the continental shelf as deep as 120 meters. Also present are submerged shorelines, peat deposits, lagoonal shells, and relict sands. Evidently elephants and other large mammals ranged this region during the glacial stage of low sea level of the last 25.000 years.

  9. Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift: Classroom Ideas.

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    Stout, Prentice K.

    1983-01-01

    Suggests various classroom studies related to plate tectonics and continental drift, including comments on and sources of resource materials useful in teaching the topics. A complete list of magazine articles on the topics from the Sawyer Marine Resource Collection may be obtained by contacting the author. (JN)

  10. Swell transformation across the continental shelf

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    Tinder, Cynthia Viernes

    2000-01-01

    A preliminary analysis of swell decay across the continental shelf was conducted using data from the SHOaling Waves EXperiment (SHOWEX). Six Datawell Directional Waverider buoys were deployed along a cross-shelf transect, offshore of Duck, North Carolina during an active hurricane season in the fall of 1999.

  11. Coordination: Southeast Continental Shelf studies. Progress report

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    Menzel, D.W.

    1981-02-01

    An overview of the Oceanograhic Program of Skidaway Institute of Oceanograhy is presented. Included are the current five year plan for studies of the Southeast Continental Shelf, a summary of research accomplishments, proposed research for 1981-1982, current status of the Savannah Navigational Light Tower, and a list of publications. (ACR)

  12. Tectonics and melting in intra-continental settings

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    Gorczyk, Weronika; Vogt, Katharina

    2015-01-01

    Most of the geodynamic theories of deformation aswell asmetamorphismandmelting of continental lithosphere are concentrated on plate boundaries and are dominated by the effects of subduction upon deformation of the margins of continental lithospheric blocks. However, it is becoming increasingly appar

  13. Federal Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Production Statistics

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    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of the Interior — Federal Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Production Statistics by month and summarized annually. Outer Continental Shelf consists of Gulf of Mexico, Pacific and...

  14. Air Pollution

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    Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air. Car emissions, chemicals from factories, dust, ... a gas, is a major part of air pollution in cities. When ozone forms air pollution, it's ...

  15. Air Pollution

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    Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air. Car emissions, chemicals from factories, dust, pollen and ... Ozone, a gas, is a major part of air pollution in cities. When ozone forms air pollution, ...

  16. Registro de ações para prevenção de morbidade infantil na caderneta de saúde da criança

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    Daniele de Souza Vieira

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Resumo O objetivo deste estudo é analisar o registro de ações para a prevenção de morbidade na infância, a partir das informações de vacinação, suplementação de ferro e vitamina A presentes na caderneta de saúde da criança.Trata-se de um estudo transversal, com abordagem quantitativa, realizado em Unidades de Saúde da Família de João Pessoa-Paraíba, com amostragem por conveniência,totalizando 116 cadernetas. Os dados foram coletados a partir da observação dos registros nas cadernetas e analisados conforme estatística simples. A maior porcentagem das crianças estava com o calendário vacinal em dia (92,2% e as que estavam em atraso tinham entre 6 e 12 meses de idade. Em 78,9% das cadernetas não constavam registros das duas suplementações de ferro e vitamina A. Em outras, havia apenas registro de uma das suplementações. A situação vacinal das crianças no primeiro ano de vida encontra-se satisfatória, porém foram observadas falhas nos registros da suplementação de ferro e vitamina A, o que dificulta o acompanhamento das condutas realizadas na criança pelos profissionais de saúde. Espera-se que este estudo possa contribuir para subsidiar discussões e estratégias que visem melhorar o acompanhamento e os registros das vacinações e das suplementações dos micronutrientes na caderneta de saúde da criança.

  17. Cerro Bombero: registro de Hippidion saldiasi Roth, 1899 (Equidae, Perissodactyla en el Holoceno temprano de Patagonia (Santa Cruz, Argentina

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    Alberdi, M. T.

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available A new record of Hippidion saldiasi with new radiocarbon data referred to early Holocene (8,850 ± 80 year C-14 B.P of Patagonia is reported. Both its peculiar geographic location in a scarcely prospected zone and its radiocarbon age, provide new elements to discuss the previous hypotheses about the extinction of the horses and its relations with the human beings that inhabited the different environments of South America.Presentamos un nuevo registro de Hippidion saldiasi con datación radiocarbónica directa correspondiente al Holoceno temprano de Patagonia (8.850 ± 80 años C-14 AP. Su particular ubicación temporal y geográfica en una zona poco estudiada hasta ahora y su registro reciente, aportan nuevos elementos para discutir las hipótesis previas sobre la extinción de los caballos y su relación con los grupos humanos que colonizaron los diferentes ambientes de América del Sur.

  18. First record of Histiotus laephotis Thomas (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae from Brazil Primeiro registro de Histiotus laephotis Thomas (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae no Brasil

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    João M. D. Miranda

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available The first record of Histiotus laephotis Thomas, 1916 from Brazil is reported here. An adult male was caught with a mist net in a barn located within an Araucaria pine forest in the municipality of Passos Maia, State of Santa Catarina, Southern Brazil (26º46'48"S and 52º03'34"W. This record extends the distribution of this species in South America. Morphological and taxonomic notes of this species are described as well.O primeiro registro de Histiotus laephotis Thomas, 1916 o Brasil é aqui reportado. Um macho adulto foi coletado com rede de neblina (em abrigo artificial nos domínios da Floresta com Araucária, no Município de Passos Maia, Estado de Santa Catarina, Sul do Brasil (26º46'48"S e 52º03'34"W. Este registro amplia a distribuição da própria espécie na América do Sul. Aspectos morfológicos e taxonômicos desta espécie são também descritos.

  19. Da Imagem à Cena: o palhaço fotógrafo e o registro do circo-teatro

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    Alda Fátima de Souza

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo trata do registro, a princípio registro fotográfico e depois escrito, realizado pelo palhaço Cadilac e evidencia a forma de atuação nos pequenos circos mambembes e o início de uma troupe circense, no período entre 1950 e 1970. A pesquisa, concluída em fevereiro de 2012, teve como resultado final a dissertação na área de Artes Cênicas intitulada A memória do circo mambembe: o palhaço Cadilac e a reinvenção de uma tradição. Para a realização deste artigo, utilizou-se o levantamento da pesquisa, em que foram feitos cruzamentos de dados entre as entrevistas, documentos de arquivos públicos, fotos, escritos do próprio palhaço, além de diversas publicações sobre o assunto em questão.

  20. Contributions to knowledge of the continental margin of Uruguay. Description of background samples in the continental margin of Uruguay

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    This study provide data concerning of the background sediments of the continental margin of Uruguay. There were carried out different works with witnesses in order to extract various sediment samples from the continental shelf

  1. Empleo de biomarcadores para la reconstrucción paleoclimática. El registro pleistoceno del Mar de Fuentillejo (Ciudad Real)

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    Moreno Pérez, Laura

    2012-01-01

    El registro sedimentario del lago volcánico conocido como maar de Fuentillejo (Centro de España) ofrece la oportunidad de determinar la evolución paleoambiental durante el Pleistoceno medio y superior de la parte Centro-Sur de la Península Ibérica, objetivo principal de esta Tesis Doctoral. Se ha recopilado información sobre otras reconstrucciones paleoambientales en maares de todo el mundo y estudios paleoclimáticos realizados en el registro de la turbera de Padul, relativamente próxima al m...

  2. La digitalización del Registro Público de Comercio. ¿La new age en la legislación patria?

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    Pedro Alfonso Labariega Villanueva

    2005-01-01

    La publicidad es el pilar cardinal del derecho mercantil, impronta indefectible del desplazamiento vertiginoso de los negocios y sustento de la definición oportuna de las relaciones jurídicas. En el presente artículo se considera que legislar sobre la digitalización del Registro Mercantil es actualizar el derecho mercantil, por lo que se examina la doctrina y la jurisprudencia del derecho registral y se trata de identificar la normativa que resulta aplicable a dicho registro ante la moderni...

  3. La ordenación del sistema de registro electrónico en la Administración pública

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    Cantó López, María Teresa

    2012-01-01

    La Ley 11/2007, de acceso electrónico de los ciudadanos a los servicios públicos (LAECSP), configura el registro electrónico como un canal para prestar a los ciudadanos el derecho de relacionarse con la Administración pública utilizando medios electrónicos con disponibilidad, rapidez y eficacia. En este contexto, el principal objetivo de este estudio es analizar los aspectos legales y reglamentarios sobre la ordenación del registro electrónico e identificar sus diferentes tipologías en la Adm...

  4. Análisis crítico del registro del español de México en cinco diccionarios actuales

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    Cano Silva, Octavio

    2014-01-01

    El trabajo analiza cinco diccionarios de reciente publicación representativos del registro del español de México por su carácter sincrónico, por el valor que se les otorga y porque en ellos se manifiesta, en diferentes formas y grados, la teoría lexicográfica actual. Se analizan las estructuras y los sistemas de los diccionarios respecto al registro del español de México y se presentan de forma esquemática los resultados. Para este objetivo, se revisan supuestos teóricos que giran alred...

  5. Registros adicionales de felinos del estado de Guerrero, México Additional records of cats in the state of Guerrero, Mexico

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    José Alberto Almazán-Catalán; Cornelio Sánchez-Hernández; Fernando Ruíz-Gutiérrez; María de Lourdes Romero-Almaraz; Alejandro Taboada-Salgado; Elizabeth Beltrán-Sánchez; Leobardo Sánchez-Vázquez

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    Se amplía la información sobre distribución, hábitat y medidas somáticas y craneales de las 6 especies de felinos que se distribuyen en nuestro país y que se encuentran en Guerrero. La presencia de estas especies se obtuvo a través de métodos directos y registros indirectos. Lynx rufus está representado por la piel y el cráneo de un joven y es el segundo registro para el estado; mientras que Puma concolor, Puma yagouaroundi, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus wiedii y Panthera onca incrementan su ...

  6. NUEVOS REGISTROS DE LA ARDILLA DE PETERS SCIURUS OCULATUS (PETERS 1863), PARA MICHOACÁN Y PRIMERA GENOTIPIFICACIÓN MOLECULAR DE LA ESPECIE

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    Tiberio C. Monterrubio-Rico; Daniel GUIDO-LEMUS; Juan Felipe CHARRE-MEDELLÍN; María Guadalupe ZAVALA-PARAMO; Gabriela PADILLA-JACOBO; Cano-Camacho, Horacio; Livia LEON-PANIAGUA

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    Capturamos tres ejemplares de la ardilla de Peters (Sciurus oculatus), especie listada en protección especial y endémica del centro de México. Las capturas ocurrieron en fragmentos de bosque de encino del municipio de Huandacareo, Michoacán. Con el registro de esta población se confirma la presencia actual de la especie en el estado, ya que su último registro es de 1986 de un ejemplar colectado en Contepec. La localidad de Huandacareo extiende la distribución conocida de la especie hacia el o...

  7. Registros nuevos para la avifauna del estado de Hidalgo, México New records for the avifauna of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico

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    Raúl Valencia-Herverth

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available Se presentan 6 registros nuevos de aves para el estado de Hidalgo que se obtuvieron durante el trabajo de campo realizado de agosto 2006 a octubre 2007 y de registros no publicados de especímenes de la Colección Ornitológica del Instituto Tecnológico de Huejutla.Six new state records of birds for Hidalgo based on field work carried out from August 2006 to October 2007 are presented, and from unpublished records of specimens in the Ornithological Collection of the Instituto Tecnológico de Huejutla.

  8. Calidad del registro del diagnóstico de demencia en atención primaria. La situación en España en el periodo 2002-2011

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    María del Canto de Hoyos-Alonso

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    Conclusiones: Casi la mitad de los pacientes con anticolinesterásicos o memantina no tienen registrado diagnóstico de demencia en su HCE-AP. El registro mejora al aumentar el tiempo de seguimiento. Se requieren mejoras de la HCE-AP, coordinación asistencial adecuada y actitud activa para aumentar la calidad del registro de demencia.

  9. Educação Física e registro profissional Physical Education and professional registration

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    Carlos Alberto Figueiredo da Silva

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho tem por objetivo analisar, com base nas legislações pertinentes, a legitimidade das Instituições de Ensino Superior para atuarem no polo passivo das demandas judiciais relacionadas ao registro de egressos dos cursos de licenciatura plena em Educação Física nos Conselhos Regionais de Educação Física. Trata-se de um estudo de caso, com abordagem qualitativa. Configura-se como uma pesquisa documental. Conclui-se que as Instituições de Ensino Superior devem tomar postura inequívoca: primeiro, não resta configurada a falha na prestação de serviço; segundo, não há omissão da informação vertente à mudança da legislação do oferecimento do curso de Licenciatura e Bacharelado Educação Física; terceiro, não há comprovação de vício no serviço contratado e oferecido, ao contrário resta comprovado que os cursos estão em conformidade com a legislação vigente no País e com os Direcionais Curriculares do Ministério da Educação. Evidencia-se que não há Lei que restrinja o campo de atuação do licenciado em Educação Física à Educação Básica. De outro lado, comprova-se que o bacharel em Educação Física não pode atuar na Educação Básica em função da Lei 9394/96.This study aims to examine, based on relevant legislation, the legitimacy of higher education institutions to work in passive the lawsuits related to the registration of graduates of full degree in Physical Education in Regional Council of Physical Education. This is a case study with a qualitative approach. It is a documentary research. We conclude that higher education institutions must take clear stance: first, there remains set to fail in service delivery and secondly, there is no omission of information aspect of the legislation to change the offering of the Bachelor's Degree and Teaching in Physical Education; third There is no evidence of defect in the service contract and offered, instead remaining proven that the courses are

  10. Seasonal and long-term change in lead deposition in central Japan: evidence for atmospheric transport from continental Asia

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    Long-range transport of air pollution from continental Asia is currently an important issue concerning the Japanese environment, especially in regions susceptible to acidification due to low buffering capacity, such as Murakami, Niigata prefecture, located on the west coast of central Japan. Evidence for long-range transport was obtained through lead and lead isotopic analysis of 84 archived precipitation filters, showing seasonal changes in lead deposition from May 1999 to May 2002. Lead deposition was highest in winter and spring (November through May) each year and lowest in summer. Computed 72-h back trajectories showed that in winter air masses were predominantly transported from the northwest, passing over northern China and eastern Russia, whilst in summer air masses predominantly originated from the southeast passing over Japan. Lead isotopic analysis showed higher 208Pb/206Pb during winter, indicating that lead originated from a different source. A plot of 207Pb/206Pb vs. 208Pb/206Pb identified a thorogenic component, which is excess 208Pb compared to a standard lead growth curve, indicative of certain lead ores and coals in continental Asia. The data provided evidence of long-range transport of lead from continental Asia to Japan. Bark pockets included within the trunks of two Japanese cedar trees harvested near Murakami, dating between 1972 and 1982, exhibited lead isotope ratios indicative of Japanese-sourced lead. In contrast, current (2003) bark showed thorogenic ratios, consistent with a relative decline in Japanese-sourced and increase in continental-sourced lead

  11. Regional magnetic anomaly constraints on continental rifting

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    Vonfrese, R. R. B.; Hinze, W. J.; Olivier, R.; Bentley, C. R.

    1985-01-01

    Radially polarized MAGSAT anomalies of North and South America, Europe, Africa, India, Australia and Antarctica demonstrate remarkably detailed correlation of regional magnetic lithospheric sources across rifted margins when plotted on a reconstruction of Pangea. These major magnetic features apparently preserve their integrity until a superimposed metamorphoric event alters the magnitude and pattern of the anomalies. The longevity of continental scale magnetic anomalies contrasts markedly with that of regional gravity anomalies which tend to reflect predominantly isostatic adjustments associated with neo-tectonism. First observed as a result of NASA's magnetic satellite programs, these anomalies provide new and fundamental constraints on the geologic evolution and dynamics of the continents and oceans. Accordingly, satellite magnetic observations provide a further tool for investigating continental drift to compliment other lines of evidence in paleoclimatology, paleontology, paleomagnetism, and studies of the radiometric ages and geometric fit of the continents.

  12. Strain weakening enables continental plate tectonics

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    Gueydan, Frédéric; Précigout, Jacques; Montesi, Laurent G.J.

    2014-01-01

    International audience Much debate exists concerning the strength distribution of the continental lithosphere, how it controls lithosphere-scale strain localization and hence enables plate tectonics. No rheological model proposed to date is comprehensive enough to describe both the weakness of plate boundary and rigid-like behaviour of plate interiors. Here we show that the duality of strength of the lithosphere corresponds to different stages of microstructural evolution. Geological const...

  13. Sustainable Offshore Wind Potential in Continental Portugal

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    Costa, P.; Simões, T. (Tânia); Estanqueiro, Ana

    2010-01-01

    This study intends to depict the availability of the sustainable offshore wind energy for Continental Portugal and identify the preliminary areas for developing offshore wind parks. Two scenarios were performed to distinct the different offshore wind turbine prototypes assembled by the manufactory energy sector – bottom fixed and floating models. The results achieved until now indicate that Portugal has a very large potential for offshore wind deployments ready to be exploited, especial...

  14. Corporate Governance Reforms in Continental Europe

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    Luca Enriques; Paolo Volpin

    2007-01-01

    The fundamental problem of corporate governance in the United States is to alleviate the conflict of interest between dispersed small shareowners and powerful controlling managers. The fundamental corporate governance in continental Europe and in most of the rest of the world is different. There, few listed companies are widely held. Instead, the typical firm in stock exchanges around the world has a dominant shareholder, usually an individual or a family, who controls the majority of the vot...

  15. Precipitation of Continental Origin over South America

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    Martinez-Agudelo, J. A.; Dominguez, F.

    2012-12-01

    The Amazon forest receives high amounts of moisture from the tropical Atlantic. A significant part of this moisture is returned back to the atmosphere by the forest, and further redistributed to the rest of the continent by the meridional flow imposed by the Andes. Thus, the land-atmosphere interaction between the Amazon forest and the large-scale flow affects not only the forest itself but also the downstream regions. We develop a method to quantify the precipitation of continental origin over South America, and identify the contribution that selected source regions make to continental precipitation. The average annual cycle of precipitation of continental origin for the five-year period 2000-2004 shows a band of high values aligned along the northwest-southeast direction, from southern Peru to northeastern Argentina. The lowest values of precipitation of continental origin occur upstream, over the northeastern coast of South America. Precipitation that originates as moisture from the Amazon forest shows maximum values over the western side of the Amazon, east of the Andes, especially over southern Peru. The Amazon forest also contributes to precipitation over La Plata River Basin (LPRB) and the Pacific coast of Colombia. During its dry season, up to 29.3% of the precipitation over LPRB originates as moisture from the Amazon forest. Throughout the year, the contributions to precipitation over LPRB by the Amazon forest and LPRB (recycled precipitation) are in the same range, but out of phase. The average contribution of the rest of the continent to precipitation over LPRB is smaller but of the same order as that of the Amazon and LPRB.

  16. Magmatic expressions of continental lithosphere removal

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    Wang, Huilin; Currie, Claire A.

    2015-01-01

    Gravitational lithosphere removal in continental interior has been inferred from various observations, including anomalous surface deflections and magmatism. We use numerical models and a simplified theoretical analysis to investigate how lithosphere removal can be recognized in the magmatic record. One style of removal is a Rayleigh-Taylor-type instability, where removal occurs through dripping. The associated magmatism depends on the lithosphere thermal structure. Four types of magmatism ar...

  17. Análise retrospectiva dos registros de enfermagem em uma unidade especializada Análisis retrospectivo de los registros de enfermaría en una unidad especializada Retrospective analysis of nursing records at a specialized unit

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    Kattia Ochoa-Vigo

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available Estudo retrospectivo longitudinal, realizado em unidade especializada do interior do Brasil, teve como objetivo verificar as diferenças dos registros de enfermagem quanto ao modo de documentar a assistência oferecida ao paciente, em três períodos relacionados com a implementação do Processo de Enfermagem. Coletaram-se os dados em 20% dos prontuários de pacientes acima de15 anos, selecionados aleatoriamente, segundo distribuição proporcional, que foram transcritos integralmente, no instrumento construído para essa finalidade, e classificados a partir das propostas do referencial. Para a análise, utilizou-se o Teste Binomial a 0,05% de significância. Nos resultados, observou-se tendência para melhoria nos registros quanto à intelecção da escrita e descrição completa de sinais/sintomas no segundo período. Concluiu-se que houve diferença entre os períodos inicial e de pré-implementação, fato que expressa necessidade de rever o modo de desenvolver-se o Processo de Enfermagem como responsabilidade de toda a equipe de enfermagem.Estudio retrospectivo longitudinal, realizado en una unidad especializada en el interior del Brasil que tuvo como objetivo verificar las diferencias en los registros de enfermería cuanto al modo de documentar la asistencia ofrecida al paciente en tres periodos relacionados con la implementación del Proceso de Enfermería. Se colectaron datos del 20% de las historias clínicas de pacientes mayores de 15 años, seleccionados aleatoriamente según distribución proporcional, que fueron transcritos íntegramente en un instrumento construido para esta finalidad e clasificados a partir de las propuestas del referencial. Para el análisis se utilizó el Test Binomial a 0,05% de significancia. En los resultados se observó tendencia para mejoría en los registros cuanto a la intelección de la escritura y descripción de signos/síntomas en el segundo periodo. Se concluye que hubo diferencia entre los per

  18. O INVENTÁRIO E O REGISTRO DO PATRIMÔNIO IMATERIAL:NOVOS INSTRUMENTOS DE PRESERVAÇÃO

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    Beatriz Freire

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available O Registro de Bens de Natureza Imaterial, criado em agosto de 2000 pelo Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional –IPHAN –tornou possível o reconhecimento de bens culturais processuais e a definição de estratégias específicas de preservação e divulgação dos mesmos. Sua aplicação pressupõe a documentação dos bens culturais a serem registrados. Para procedê-la, o IPHAN desenvolveu uma metodologia específica, o Inventário Nacional de Referências Culturais/INRC. A aplicação do INRC e as primeiras experiências de Registro serão comentadas à luz da ampliação do conceito de patrimônio que hoje orienta a política nacional de preservação.PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Registro de Bens de Natureza Imaterial; patrimônio; atual política nacional de preservação; bens culturais; IPHAN.ABSTRACT:The Register of ImmaterialNature Possessions, createdin August 2000, by Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN, became possible the recognition of processcultural possessions as well as the definition of specific strategies for their preservation and publication. His application supposes the cultural possessions document that will be registered. To proceed with her, IPHAN developed a specific methodology denominated National Inventory of Cultural References (INRC. This application and first experiences will be analyzed based on an enlargement of heritage’s  concept which, nowadays, positions the national politics about preservation.KEY-WORKS: Register of Immaterial Nature Possessions; heritage; national politics about preservation;IPHAN; cultural possessions.

  19. Real Decreto 281/2003, de 7 de marzo, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento del Registro General de la Propiedad Intelectual

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    Se aprueba el Reglamento del Registro General de la Propiedad Intelectual, según lo previsto en los artículos 144 y 145 del texto refundido de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual, aprobado por Real Decreto Legislativo 1/1996, de 12 de abril, cuyo texto se inserta a continuación.

  20. El nacimiento del Registro Civil como parte de un proyecto estatal (1888 y su aporte a la vida política democrática costarricense

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    Full Text Available : El presente trabajo busca mostrar que la creación del Registro Civil de Costa Rica en 1888 al lado de la nueva codificación, terminada en el mismo año, forma parte del proyecto de Estado de los llamados “liberales”. El control de la información registral, fuera de las manos de la Iglesia Católica, permitió un gran avance en el conocimiento de la población. Este fue utilizado con fines políticos, económicos y sociales necesarios para el fortalecimiento de las instituciones nacionales. Desde 1925 tuvo a su cargo el Registro Cívico, transformado en 1947 en Registro Electoral. Más adelante, al fundirse en 1949 con el recién creado Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones, asume las funciones de registro civil y electoral. Finalmente, es objetivo de este trabajo demostrar que la solidez y solvencia de esta institución se fortalecen con la legislación de la última parte del siglo XX y principios del XXI que permiten tres cambios importantes, la cedulación indígena, la Tarjeta de Identidad de Menores y la Ley de Paternidad Responsable.

  1. Variações Paleoclimáticas e Registro Deposicional do Pleistoceno superior de Testemunhos do Sistema Almirante Câmara (Bacia de Campos, Baseado em Foraminíferos. s

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    Aristóteles de Moraes Rios-Netto

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    Full Text Available O Quaternário é caracterizado pela alternância de intervalos glaciais e interglaciais. Como conseqüência dessas mudanças, a dinâmica de sedimentação marinha também é afetada. Nos intervalos mais quentes, com o nível do mar alto, regiões dos atuais talude inferior e sopé continentais recebem naturalmente sedimentação pelágica; nos intervalos mais frios, quando o nível do mar baixa,parte da plataforma continental é exposta, cânions são gerados, sedimentos de plataforma e talude superior são retrabalhados e lançados em áreas mais profundas. Todas essas mudanças são tambémacompanhadas de câmbios na microbiota marinha e, conseqüentemente, no registro microfossilífero. O presente trabalho pretende contribuir no entendimento das variações climáticas ocorridas no Pleistoceno Final e Holoceno (em especial nos últimos 25 Kano Atlântico Sul Ocidental, e sua relação com as variações do nível do mar e do comportamento das massas d’água e com movimentos de massa no talude continental. Estão sendo estudadas cerca de 100amostras, retiradas a cada três a 30 cm, provenientes de cinco testemunhos, coletados sob lâmina d’água de 550 a 2420 m, no Sistema Almirante Câmara, Bacia de Campos, em 2001, pelo projeto “ImageamentoGeofísico do Sistema Turbidítico Moderno em Águas Profundas da Bacia de Campos”. Em laboratório, as amostras foram pesadas (cinco a 11 g, processadas segundo metodologia tradicional para microfósseiscalcários quaternários, e peneiradas a seco para triagem, identificação e contagem. A interpretação paleoclimática baseia-se, principalmente, em Vicalvi (1997, Bol.Geoci.Petrobras, v.11, n.1/2; 1999. PPGG/UFRJ,Tese D.Sc.. As análises realizadas até o momento levaram ao reconhecimento do último intervalo interglacial, o último glacial e o atual intervalo pós-glacial; uma análise detalhada dointervalo correspondente aos últimos 25 Ka, em um dos testemunhos, permitiu a observação de

  2. Realidad de la cirugía cardíaca en la República Argentina. Registro CONAREC XVI

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    Diego M. Lowenstein Haber; Fernando M. Guardiani; Pablo Pieroni; Lisandro Pfister; Laura Carrizo; Esteban D. Villegas; María F. Renedo; Federico J. Landeta; Jorge Thierer

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    RESUMENIntroducciónLos dos grandes registros multicéntricos de cirugía cardíaca realizados en la Argentina,CONAREC y ESMUCICA, datan de más de 10 años. Considerando los avances médicosy quirúrgicos de la última década, surgió la necesidad de realizar un nuevo registronacional, prospectivo y multicéntrico para conocer las características, la evolución, lascomplicaciones y los predictores de mortalidad de los pacientes sometidos a cirugía cardíaca.ObjetivosConocer el perfil epidemiológico, la m...

  3. O INVENTÁRIO E O REGISTRO DO PATRIMÔNIO IMATERIAL:NOVOS INSTRUMENTOS DE PRESERVAÇÃO

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    Beatriz Freire

    2012-01-01

    O Registro de Bens de Natureza Imaterial, criado em agosto de 2000 pelo Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional –IPHAN –tornou possível o reconhecimento de bens culturais processuais e a definição de estratégias específicas de preservação e divulgação dos mesmos. Sua aplicação pressupõe a documentação dos bens culturais a serem registrados. Para procedê-la, o IPHAN desenvolveu uma metodologia específica, o Inventário Nacional de Referências Culturais/INRC. A aplicação do INRC e...

  4. Realidad de la cirugía cardíaca en la República Argentina. Registro CONAREC XVI

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    Diego M. Lowenstein Haber

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    Full Text Available RESUMENIntroducciónLos dos grandes registros multicéntricos de cirugía cardíaca realizados en la Argentina,CONAREC y ESMUCICA, datan de más de 10 años. Considerando los avances médicosy quirúrgicos de la última década, surgió la necesidad de realizar un nuevo registronacional, prospectivo y multicéntrico para conocer las características, la evolución, lascomplicaciones y los predictores de mortalidad de los pacientes sometidos a cirugía cardíaca.ObjetivosConocer el perfil epidemiológico, la modalidad quirúrgica y la evolución posoperatoria de lospacientes sometidos a cirugía cardíaca en la Argentina.Material y métodosRegistro prospectivo, consecutivo y multicéntrico realizado en 49 centros cardioquirúrgicosde la República Argentina por residentes de cardiología. Se analizaron las características yla evolución de 2.553 pacientes sometidos a cirugía cardíaca entre septiembre de 2007 yoctubre de 2008: 1.465 (57,4% a cirugía coronaria, 359 (14,1% a reemplazo valvular aórtico,169 (6,6% a cirugía valvular mitral, 312 (12,2% a cirugía combinada coronariovalvular y248 (9,7% a otros procedimientos.ResultadosHubo predominio de hombres (74,9%; la edad promedio fue de 63 ± 11 años. La prevalenciade diabetes fue del 24,9%, la de hipertensión del 76,3% y la de insuficiencia cardíaca del17%. La disfunción ventricular moderada a grave prequirúrgica fue del 23,8% y el 19,8% delas cirugías fueron no programadas.En las cirugías coronarias, el 41,9% de ellas se realizaron sin circulación extracorpórea y seempleó puente mamario en el 89%.El 81,7% de las cirugías mitrales se indicaron por insuficiencia y el 62,6% de las aórticas,por estenosis. En estas cirugías se emplearon válvulas mecánicas en el 58% de los casos.La mediana de internación fue de 6 días. Se presentaron complicaciones mayores en el31,7% (del 25% en coronarios al 49,36% en combinados y la mortalidad global fue del 7,7%(del 4,3% en coronarios al 13

  5. Nuevos registros de aves para el Estado de México New records of birds for the State of Mexico

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    Fernando Urbina-Torres

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Se informa por primera vez sobre la presencia en el Estado de México del halcón guaco (Herpetotheres cachinnans, el halcón enano (Falco rufigularis, la guacamaya verde (Ara militaris, el cuclillo manglero (Coccyzus minor, la titira enmascarada (Tityra semifasciata y la golondrina sinaloense (Progne sinaloae. Estos registros fueron realizados en el Parque Natural Sierra Nanchititla. Ara militaris y P. sinaloae se encuentran clasificadas como especies en riesgo, de acuerdo con criterios nacionales e internacionales.We report for the first time the presence of Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans, Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis, Military Macaw (Ara militaris, Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor, Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata, and Sinaloa Martin (Progne sinaloae in the State of México. These records were made in the Parque Natural Sierra Nanchititla. A. militaris and P. sinaloae are considered at risk in accordance with national and international criteria.

  6. Novos registros de Ferrugens (Uredinales sobre Fabaceae para o Brasil News records of Rust Fungi (Uredinales on Fabaceae from Brazil

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    Isadora Fernandes de França

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available Em levantamento realizado na Reserva Biológica do Lago Piratuba, no Estado do Amapá, foram identificadas duas espécies de Uredinales que constituem novos registros para o Brasil: Atelocauda incrustans Arthur & Cummins e Chaconia alutacea Juel. O gênero Atelocauda representa a primeira citação para a América do Sul.During an inventory undertaken at the Lake Piratuba Biological Reserve, Amapá state, two Uredinales species, Atelocauda incrustans Arthur & Cummins and Chaconia alutacea Juel, were found and reported for the first time in Brazil. The genus Atelocauda is recorded for the first time in South America.

  7. Odonata de Uruguay: lista de especies y nuevos registros Odonata from Uruguay: species list and new records

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    Natalia Von Ellenrieder

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    Full Text Available Se proporciona una lista de las 70 especies citadas para Uruguay. Catorce de ellas constituyen nuevos registros para el país: Mnesarete pruinosa (Hagen en Selys [Calopterygidae, Acanthagrion lancea Selys, A. peruvianum Leonard, Argia serva Hagen en Selys y Oxyagrion chapadense Costa (Coenagrionidae, Neoneura ethela Williamson (Protoneuridae, Progomphus costalis Hagen en Selys (Gomphidae, Elasmothemis constricta (Calvert, Erythrodiplax basalis (Kirby, Erythrodiplax media Borror, Micrathyria hypodidyma Calvert, Micrathyria ringueleti Rodrigues Capitulo, Orthemis ambinigra Calvert y Perithemis icteroptera (Selys en Sagra (Libelullidae.A list of 70 species known to occur in Uruguay is given. Fourteen species are new country records: Mnesarete pruinosa (Hagen in Selys (Calopterygidae, Acanthagrion lancea Selys, A. peruvianum Leonard, Argia serva Hagen in Selys, and Oxyagrion chapadense Costa (Coenagrionidae, Neoneura ethela Williamson (Protoneuridae, Progomphus costalis Hagen in Selys (Gomphidae, Elasmothemis constricta (Calvert, Erythrodiplax basalis (Kirby, Erythrodiplax media Borror, Micrathyria hypodidyma Calvert, Micrathyria ringueleti Rodrigues Capitulo, Orthemis ambinigra Calvert, and Perithemis icteroptera (Selys in Sagra (Libelullidae.

  8. Air Abrasion

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  9. Registro periodontal simplificado em gestantes Periodontal screening and recording in pregnant women

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    Fernanda L. Rosell

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar através do PSR (Registro Periodontal Simplificado a prevalência, severidade e necessidades básicas de tratamento da doença periodontal em gestantes que freqüentaram a Clínica de Prevenção da Faculdade de Odontologia de Araraquara ­ UNESP. MÉTODOS: Foram examinadas 41 gestantes com idades que variaram de 16 a 37 anos. O PSR foi aplicado com auxílio de uma sonda especialmente recomendada para este exame (sonda Trinity - tipo 621 OMS, indicando os códigos 0 a 4 cujos critérios identificam de saúde gengival, sangramento, cálculo, bolsa periodontal rasa e profunda. Estes foram atribuídos a cada sextante, podendo ou não estarem associados a um asterisco (* diante da presença de recessão gengival, invasão de furca, mobilidade ou alterações muco-gengivais. RESULTADOS: Demonstraram que 100% das gestantes apresentaram alguma alteração gengival, sendo os códigos 2 (56,1% e o * (19,5% os mais prevalentes. Os grupos etários de 15-19 e 20-24 anos, apresentaram o código 2 como maior escore e ausência de sextante excluído (X. A partir do grupo de 25-29 anos, além da maior prevalência ainda ser do código 2 (54,5%, ocorreram os códigos 3 e 4 (bolsa periodontal. Os códigos * e sextante excluído (X tenderam a aumentar com a idade no grupo de 30-37 anos. De modo geral, os códigos 1 e 2, prevaleceram em relação ao percentual de sextantes afetados, correspondendo a 41,6% e 39,8%, respectivamente e afetando 2,49 e 2,39 sextantes, em média, por gestante. Em relação às necessidades de tratamento, 90,2% das gestantes necessitaram tratamentos adicionais aos preventivos, ou seja, 61,0% das gestantes necessitaram de raspagem e alisamento radicular e/ou eliminar margens de restaurações defeituosas e 29,2% de tratamento complexo. CONCLUSÃO: O atendimento às necessidades de tratamento na gravidez deve receber especial atenção com o intuito de se promover saúde bucal e motivação, e conseqüentemente, contribuir

  10. Registro de enfermedades respiratorias de origen laboral en Navarra Registry of occupational respiratory diseases in Navarre

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    K. Abú Shams

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    Full Text Available Fundamento. Con objeto de analizar la incidencia y características de la patología respiratoria ocupacional en Navarra, se implantó en enero de 2002 el Registro de Enfermedades Respiratorias de Origen Laboral. Métodos. Los casos notificados por los médicos colaboradores durante los años 2002, 2003 y 2004, se introdujeron en una base de datos diseñada para su análisis posterior, que constaba de distintas variables: sexo, edad, tabaco, servicio y médico declarante, diagnóstico, profesión y agente causal. Resultados. Se notificaron 125 casos. 97 varones (77,6% y 28 mujeres (22,4%. La media de edad fue 55,4 años. Ochenta y ocho pacientes no fumaban (70,4% y 37 eran fumadores (29,6%. Neumología declaró 84 casos (67,2% y Alergología 41 (32,8%. Los diagnósticos fueron: 50 casos de asma bronquial (40%, 31 de enfermedad pleural benigna (24,8%, 8 alveolitis alérgica extrínseca (6,4%, 8 mesotelioma (6,4%, 7 cáncer broncopulmonar (5,6%, 5 inhalaciones agudas (4%, 3 asbestosis (2,4%, 2 rinitis (1,6%, 1 RADS (0,8% y 1 EPOC (0,8%. Las profesiones más declaradas: 13 pintura/barnizado (10,4%, 12 hilado de ovillos de amianto (9,6% y 8 panadería/pastelería (6,4%. Como agentes causales principales: 49 casos de asbesto (39,2%, 15 isocianatos (12% y 8 sílice (6,4%. Conclusiones. La patología más frecuente fue el asma bronquial, seguida de la enfermedad pleural benigna. La profesión más notificada era pintura/barnizado y en segundo lugar hilado de ovillos. El asbesto fue la primera sustancia implicada seguida de los isocianatos. La mayoría de pacientes eran varones y no fumadores. El Servicio de Neumología del Hospital Virgen del Camino notificó el mayor número de casos. El análisis de contraste de proporciones mostró cierta tendencia a la significación en rinitis, asma bronquial y asbestosis.Background. In January 2002 an occupational respiratory diseases record was established in Navarre so that the number and characteristics of the

  11. Competitiveness of the Norwegian continental shelf

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    The report relates to an initiative from the Ministry of Industry and Energy in Norway to establish a development and operation forum in the petroleum sector. The aim of the forum's work is to identify and to be a contribution to realize measures for the further development of improving the competitiveness on the Norwegian continental shelf. In this connection, the importance is to focus on increased efficiency (included timing), and measures to reduce the level of exploration, development, and operation costs, and to make the Norwegian suppliers more cost efficient. The Ministry emphasizes the fundamental advantage of cooperating the work between the oil companies, suppliers, research centres, and authorities. 4 figs

  12. Crew coordination concepts: Continental Airlines CRM training

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    Christian, Darryl; Morgan, Alice

    1987-01-01

    The outline of the crew coordination concepts at Continental airlines is: (1) Present relevant theory: Contained in a pre-work package and in lecture/discussion form during the work course, (2) Discuss case examples: Contained in the pre-work for study and use during the course; and (3) Simulate practice problems: Introduced during the course as the beginning of an ongoing process. These concepts which are designed to address the problem pilots have in understanding the interaction between situations and their own theories of practice are briefly discussed.

  13. Finite-element models of continental extension

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    Numerical models of the initial deformation of extending continental lithosphere, computed to investigate the control of preexisting thermal and mechanical heterogeneities on the style of deformation, are presented. The finite element method is used to calculate deformation with a viscoelastic-plastic model for the lithosphere. Comparisons of the results of analytic models and finite-element models using this method show that good results may be obtained by the numerical technique, even with elements containing both brittle and viscoelastic sampling points. It is shown that the gross style of initial extensional deformation is controlled by the depth and width of the initial heterogeneity which localizes deformation.

  14. Dynamics of the Precambrian Continental Crust

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    Perchuk, L. L.; Gerya, T. V.; van Reenen, D. D.; Smit, C. A.

    2003-04-01

    The Precambrian continental crust is mainly composed of (1) granite greenstone belts (GGB) and (2) granulite facies complexes (GFC). The GFC are often separated from GGB by inward dipping crustal scale shear zones with characteristic sense of movements reflecting thrusting of GFC onto cratonic rocks. The isotope age of the shear zones is identical to GFC, while the latter are always younger than the granite greenstone belts. The dynamics relationships between these two geological units strongly determine tectonic evolution of the Precambrian continental crust. Numerous thermobarometric studies of magmatic and metamorphic rocks show that the Archaean to Early Protorozoic crust as well as the Mantle were hot and therefore relatively soft. Such geothermal regimes may limit separation and movement of micro continents, limiting collisional mechanisms in evolution of the Precambrian crust. The goal of this paper is to show evidence for an alterative model that is based on the mechanism of gravitational redistribution of rocks within the Precambrian continental crust, which might be initiated by a fluid/heat flow related to mantle plumes. The model is tested on the basis of geological, geochemical, geophysical and petrologic data for many paired GFT GGB complexes around the word. Studied granulite complexes are located in between Archaean GGB from which they are separated by inward dipping crustal scale shear zones with reverse sense of movements. The most important evidence for this mechanism is: (i) the near isobaric cooling (IC) and (ii) decompression cooling (DC) shapes of the retrograde P T paths recorded in GFC, while rocks from the juxtaposed GGB in footwalls of the bounding shear zones record P T loops. The Pmax of the loops corresponds to the Pmin, recorded in GFC. Thus the GGB P T loop reflects the burial and ascending of the juxtaposed GGB while the GFC P T path records the exhumation only. The identical isotopic age of GFC and contacting rocks from the shear

  15. Biodiversidad del margen continental del Caribe colombiano.

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    Incluye valiosa información producto de varios años de investigación marina de las aguas profundas, la plataforma continental y el talud superior del Caribe colombiano, llevada a cabo por un grupo multidisciplinario de investigadores en áreas de taxonomía, geología, ecología, cartografía y conservación del Invemar. Dentro de los resultados más destacados se encuentra el haber colectado e identificado más de 1600 especies, de las cuales alrededor del 35% se constituyeron en primeros registr...

  16. Norwegian Continental Shelf Petroleum Pipe-It Integrator & Production Forecaster

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    Johannessen, Kjetil

    2012-01-01

    This thesis summarizes and concludes my master thesis research work. The main objective of this research was to develop a rigorous and generic forecast model for all the fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf based on publically available data and free software. Pipe-It Norwegian Continental Shelf Integrator and Forecaster solution provides the opportunity to forecast oil and gas production rate and economics for all assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The solution is automatically ...

  17. Geological features and geophysical signatures of continental margins of India

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    Krishna, K.S.

    margins of India, with which some of the main geological features of continental margins have been modified. This article provides a brief review on theory of plate tectonics for understanding the process of intra- continental breakup..., thereby the results are discussed for classification of the margins. The Theory of Plate Tectonics The theory of continental drift, which paves the way for discovery of plate tectonics, was put forward by Alfred Lother Wegener as early as in 1912...

  18. Análisis de la calidad del registro de paro cardíaco en casos de responsabilidad médico legal en médicos generales, 1999-2007

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    Barragán, Gabriel; Navarro Vargas, José Ricardo; Marulanda, Nathalie; Eslava Schmalbach, Javier Hernando

    2010-01-01

    Antecedentes. El registro del paro cardíaco es una actividad que se debe acompañar en la reanimación cerebro cardio pulmonar. En Colombia no existe un formato de registro oficial de paro cardiorrespiratorio, lo que dificulta la investigación en reanimación y la conducción de los procesos de responsabilidad médica que se deriven de esta atención. Objetivo. Analizar la calidad del registro de paro cardíaco en casos de responsabilidad médico legal iniciada a médicos generales que tuvieron as...

  19. Nuevos registros e inventario de la avifauna de la serranía de las quinchas, un área importante para la conservación de las aves (aica) en colombia

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    LAVERDE-R. OSCAR; STILES F. GARY; MÚNERA-R. CLAUDIA

    2012-01-01

    Presentamos y evaluamos nuevos registros de 60 especies de aves para la Serranía de las Quinchas, Boyacá. Catorce de estos registros representan ampliaciones de sus distribuciones conocidas; también presentamos 20 ampliaciones de distribución local para especies ya registradas en la Serranía; incluimos algunos comentarios sobre los registros más importantes. Con la lista completa se hace una evaluación de la avifauna de la Serranía, comparando los tres sitios de estudio, usando los índices ec...

  20. Nuevo registro del lobo de páramo Lycalopex culpaeus (Mammalia: Canidae) en el suroccidente de Colombia con notas sobre su distribución en el país

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    Héctor E. Ramírez-Chaves; Juan Manuel CHAVES-SALAZAR; Richard Hernán MENDOZA-ESCOBAR

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    Presentamos un nuevo registro del lobo de páramo (Lycalopex culpaeus) proveniente del suroccidente de Colombia y discutimos los registros y localidades previos de la especie para el país. La especie es conocida de tres localidades confirmadas, dos de las cuales poseen ejemplares de referencia, mientras que la tercera es presentada aquí, a partir de un registro fotográfico obtenido en el año 2011. Todas las localidades confirmadas se localizan en el Nudo de Los Pastos, departamento de Nariño, ...

  1. Aeromagnetic data and geological structure of continental China: A review

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    Xiong, Sheng-Qing; Tong, Jing; Ding, Yan-Yun; Li, Zhan-Kui

    2016-06-01

    We review the latest aeromagnetic geological data of continental China. We discuss the latest achievements in geological mapping and the newly detected features based on aeromagnetic data. Using aeromagnetic data collected for more than 50 years, a series of 1:5000000 and 1:1000000 aeromagnetic maps of continental China were compiled using state-of-the-art digital technology, and data processing and transformation. Guided by plate tectonics and continental dynamics, rock physical properties, and magnetic anomalies, we compiled maps of the depth of the magnetic basement of continental China and the major geotectonic units, and presented newly detected geological structures based on the aeromagnetic data.

  2. Estimates of Te for continental regions using GOCE gravity

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    McKenzie, Dan; Yi, Weiyong; Rummel, Reiner

    2015-10-01

    Satellite-only gravity fields and surface gravity obtained from altimetric measurements now agree well at wavelengths greater than ∼180 km. Satellite gravity fields can therefore be used to estimate the elastic thickness Te in regions where surface observations are sparse. They are used for this purpose in a number of continental regions, of India, Africa, and Antarctica, where the topography is sufficiently rough, and also in regions of the USA, China, Australia and Siberia, where there are surface measurements. Estimates of Te for Antarctica depend on measurements of ice thickness, which are now available for much of the continent. Values of Te are obtained using two methods: from the admittance between the free air gravity and the topography, and from the coherence between Bouguer gravity anomalies and the topography. The first, but not the second, gives values of Te that are everywhere less than the seismogenic thickness. Where there is sufficient topography, estimates of Te from PreCambrian shields are all greater than 10 km and do not correlate with the lithospheric thickness. They are probably are governed by variations in crustal heat generation rates. Values for regions strongly affected by Phanerozoic tectonics are all less than 7 km, and all such regions are underlain by thin lithosphere.

  3. Historically grounded spatial population projections for the continental United States

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    Large-scale spatial population projections are of growing importance to the global change community. Spatial settlement patterns are a key determinant of vulnerability to climate-related hazards as well as to land-use and its consequences for habitat, energy use, and emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants. Few projections exist of spatial distribution at national or larger scales, and while recent efforts improve on earlier approaches that simply scaled or extrapolated existing spatial patterns, important methodological shortcomings remain and models have not been calibrated to nor validated against historical trends. Here we present spatially explicit 100-year projections for the continental United States consistent with two different scenarios of possible socio-economic development. The projections are based on a new model that is calibrated to observed changes in regional population distribution since 1950, corrects for distorting effects at borders, and employs a spatial mask for designating protected or uninhabitable land. Using new metrics for comparing spatial outcomes, we find that our projections anticipate more moderate trends in urban expansion and coastal settlement than widely used existing projections. We also find that differences in outcomes across models are much larger than differences across alternative socio-economic scenarios for a given model, emphasizing the importance of better understanding of methods of spatial population projection for improved integrated assessments of social and environmental change. (letter)

  4. Hydroclimatic Assessment of West Nile Virus Occurrence Across Continental US

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    Billian, H. E.; Jutla, A.; Colwell, R. R.

    2014-12-01

    West Nile virus (WNV) is the most widely infections from arbovirus in mid-latitudes, having reached the Western Hemisphere in 1999. As a vector-borne disease, WNV is primarily spread by mosquitoes; the disease is predominantly found in tropical and temperate regions of the world, and is now considered an endemic pathogen in the United States, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Europe. Environmental processes play a vital role in the trigger of WNV. Here, using logistical regression models, we quantified relationships between hydroclimatic processes and mosquito abundance for WNV across the continental USA using precipitation and temperature at different spatial and temporal scales. It will be shown that reported cases of this disease are more prevalent during spring and summer months in the entire country, when there is more precipitation and higher surface air temperatures for 2003 to 2013. The key impacts of this research are those related to the improvement of human health, and a means to predict mosquito breeding patterns long term as they relate to the prevalence of vector-borne illnesses.

  5. A vision for a continental energy strategy

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    This paper presented a vision with respect to a continental energy strategy and the principles and goals that must underlie such a strategy. These principles include relying on signals emanating from energy markets to guide investment; limiting the role of government to that of ensuring that the policy and institutional framework is conducive to the development and operation of competitive and innovative energy markets; and ensuring free and open energy trade in energy commodities, both within the continent and with the rest of the world. The paper also identified a number of important factors that, would shape and condition continental energy development and trade. The paper provided an overview of the North American energy use and supply situation for the following resources: oil; natural gas; electricity; coal; nuclear power; hydroelectricity; geothermal energy; wind power; solar power; and ethanol. It also discussed the contribution of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) through increased natural gas exports. It was concluded that given the petroleum resources of the three countries and their increased value because of higher oil and gas prices, there was considerable incentive for Canada, the United States, and Mexico to streamline regulations in order to facilitate the efficient development, transportation, and use of the continent's energy resources in accordance with market conditions. 38 refs., 2 tabs., 21 figs

  6. Collision zone magmatism aids continental crustal growth

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    Savov, Ivan; Meliksetian, Khachatur; Ralf, Halama; Gevorg, Navasardian; Chuck, Connor; Massimo, D'Antonio; Samuele, Agostini; Osamu, Ishizuka; Sergei, Karapetian; Arkadi, Karakhanian

    2014-05-01

    The continental crust has a broadly andesitic bulk composition and is predominantly generated at convergent margins. However, estimates of the bulk composition of oceanic arcs indicate a bulk composition closer to basalt than to andesite. Hence, reworking processes that transform basaltic island arc crust into andesitic continental crust are essential[1] and explaining growth of andesitic continental crust via accretion of arc crustal fragments remains problematic. Recent studies of magmatism in the Great Tibetan Plateau[2], as site of multiple and still active continent-continent collisions, have proposed that andesitic CC is generated via amalgamation of large volumes of collision-related felsic magmas generated by melting of hydrated oceanic crust with mantle geochemical signatures. We aim to test this hypothesis by evaluating geochemical data from the volcanically and tectonically active Lesser Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and E. Turkey), as the only other region where active continent-continent collision takes place. We will benefit from the newly compiled volcano-tectonic database of collision-related volcanic and plutonic rocks of Armenia that is comparable in quality and detail to the one available on Tibet. Our dataset combines several detailed studies from the large Aragats shield volcano[3] and associated monogenetic volcanic fields (near the capital city of Yerevan), as well as > 500 Quaternary to Holocene volcanoes from Gegham, Vardenis and Syunik volcanic highlands (toward Armenia-Nagorno-Karabakh-Azerbaijan-Iran border). The Armenian collision-related magmatism is diverse in volume, composition, eruption style and volatile contents. Interestingly, the majority of exposed volcanics are andesitic in composition. Nearly all collision-related volcanic rocks, even the highly differentiated dacite and rhyolite ignimbrites, have elevated Sr concentrations and 87Sr/86Sr and 143Nd/144Nd ratios varying only little (average ~ 0.7043 and ~ 0

  7. Estudio del comportamiento de la temperatura del aire (1996-1998, en lote productor de musáceas, estación local Chama, sur del lago de Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, Venezuela

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    Vidal Sáez Sáez

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    Full Text Available Diversos estudios han demostrado la complejidad de las relaciones que existen entre el clima, los cultivos, las plagas y las enfermedades. La caracterización de éstos vínculos exigen de procedimientos acordes para identificar la diversidad de situaciones que se pueden presentar dentro de ésta realidad, y una de las debilidades que puede surgir es el empleo de registros de estaciones meteorológicas convencionales, aquellas que se encuentran por lo general fuera de los cultivos y se encuentran al aire libre. Esta investigación trata de demostrar las diferencias que se presentan en los registros de la temperatura del aire y su relación con la presencia de un hongo en un lote de producción de plátanos, en la estación Local Chama, Sur del Lago de Maracaibo, Estado Zulia en Venezuela. Con registros de la temperatura del aire de dos estaciones, una dentro del cultivo (1235 y otra fuera (1234, se estimaron las diferencias entre los dos puntos. Se correlacionaron los registros de ambas estaciones con los valores observados de severidad de ataque del hongo sigatoka negra (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet. Se encontró que las correlaciones estadísticamente significativas corresponden a la estación dentro del cultivo, en el lapso de la TARDE (r2 =0,408; r tab = 0,269; 58 g.l.; a = 5% en el intervalo de 15 días de promedio de la temperatura del aire. Se concluye que los resultados orientan sobre la diferencia evidente que se encuentran entre el uso de registros de las estaciones dentro del cultivo con respecto a las observadas fuera de ella al describir la severidad de ataque del hongo en las plantaciones.

  8. Registro multicéntrico de disección aórtica aguda. Estudio RADAR. Resultados preliminares

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    Mariano Benzadón

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available RESUMENIntroducciónEl síndrome aórtico agudo (SAA representa aún hoy una de las más serias afeccionescardiovasculares debido a su alta morbilidad y mortalidad, por lo que el diagnóstico precozes de vital importancia.ObjetivosEl Registro de la Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología de Disecciones AóRticas Agudas (RADARtiene por objetivo analizar las modalidades de presentación, el diagnóstico, el tratamientoy la mortalidad del SAA a través de un registro continuo de esta enfermedad pocoprevaleciente.Material y métodosDesde febrero de 2007 hasta abril de 2009, 12 centros enrolaron 95 pacientes consecutivosadmitidos con diagnóstico de SAA, de los que se obtuvieron las características clínicas basales,los estudios complementarios, el tipo de tratamiento y la evolución clínica.ResultadosEl 68% fueron hombres, la edad media fue de 58,8 ± 13,9 años, el 78% fueron diseccionesaórticas de tipo A y el 22% de tipo B. El 84% de los pacientes eran hipertensos, el 28%tabaquistas y el 24% dislipidémicos. El dolor precordial o dorsal estuvo presente en el 85,1%.La mediana global del intervalo síntomas - inicio de la intervención fue de 18 horas (12-72.El 89% de las disecciones de tipo A y el 15% de las de tipo B recibieron tratamiento quirúrgico.Los betabloqueantes se utilizaron en el 64,7% de los casos, el nitroprusiato de sodio enel 47,4%, el ácido acetilsalicílico en el 15,8%, los anticoagulantes en el 3,2% y los trombolíticosen el 3,2%. La mortalidad global fue del 32,6%. La mortalidad en las disecciones de tipo Afue del 37,8% (31% en los operados versus 87,5% en los no operados; p = 0,01. La mortalidadde las disecciones de tipo B fue del 14% en los operados y del 12% en los no operados(p = ns. Se observó un patrón de variación horaria circadiana con respecto al horario delinicio de los síntomas, con un pico en las horas matinales. El análisis de regresión logísticamostró que las variables independientes asociadas con la

  9. REGISTRO HOSPITALARIO DE INFARTO AGUDO DE MIOCARDIO EN SANTA CLARA / Hospital registry of acute miocardial infarction in Santa Clara

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    Alberto Morales Salinas

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Resumen Introducción y objetivos: En Cuba las estadísticas vitales de la morbi-mortalidad por infarto agudo de miocardio proceden de pequeñas áreas de salud. El objetivo fue identificar las principales características y conducta hospitalaria de los pacientes con infarto a través de un registro hospitalario de infarto. Métodos: Se monitorizaron los casos de infarto ocurridos en pacientes de 45 a 74 años de edad y residentes en Santa Clara, durante los años 2007 y 2008. Las fuentes de información fueron: listados de egresos hospitalarios, registros hospitalarios de infarto de miocardio, certificados de defunción y registros de autopsias nosocomiales. Se utilizó la metodología MONICA (MONItoring Trends and Determinants in CArdiovascular Disease Project. Resultados: Se registraron 297 pacientes con infarto. El 62,7 % de los varones y el 46,8 % de las mujeres recibieron tratamiento de reperfusión. Las letalidades hospitalarias en varones y mujeres fueron de 25,3 % y 45 %. Las variables que se relacionaron con una mayor mortalidad fueron la edad, el sexo femenino, la frecuencia cardíaca alta, el infarto de topografía anterior, la creatinina elevada, así como los antecedentes personales de cardiopatía isquémica previa y diabetes mellitus. Mientras que el tratamiento con fibrinolíticos y/o betabloqueadores se correlacionaron inversamente con la mortalidad. Conclusiones: Existió una elevada prevalencia de dislipidemia desconocida y letalidad hospitalaria a 28 días; así como una baja utilización de las estrategias cruentas. La hipertensión sistólica al ingreso se relacionó con un mejor pronóstico. / Abstract Introduction and objectives: In Cuba, the vital statistics of morbi-mortality due to acute myocardial infarction come from small health areas. The objective of this study was to identify the main characteristics and hospital management of patients with myocardial infarction, through a hospital registry of infarctions

  10. Observations of continental biogenic impacts on marine aerosol and clouds off the coast of California

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    Coggon, M. M.; Sorooshian, A.; Wang, Z.; Craven, J. S.; Metcalf, A. R.; Lin, J. J.; Nenes, A.; Jonsson, H. H.; Flagan, R. C.; Seinfeld, J. H.

    2014-06-01

    During the 2011 Eastern Pacific Emitted Aerosol Cloud Experiment (E-PEACE) and 2013 Nucleation in California Experiment (NiCE) field campaigns, a predominantly organic aerosol (> 85% by mass) was observed in the free troposphere over marine stratocumulus off the coast of California. These particles originated from a densely forested region in the Northwestern United States. The organic mass spectrum resolved by positive matrix factorization is consistent with the mass spectra of previously measured biogenic organic aerosol. Particulate organic mass exhibits a latitudinal gradient that corresponds to the geographical distribution of vegetation density and composition, with the highest concentration over regions impacted by densely populated monoterpene sources. Due to meteorological conditions during summer months, cloud-clearing events transport aerosol from the Northwestern United States into the free troposphere above marine stratocumulus. Based on the variation of meteorological variables with altitude, dry air containing enhanced biogenic organic aerosol is shown to entrain into the marine boundary layer. Fresh impacts on cloud water composition are observed north of San Francisco, CA which is consistent with fresh continental impacts on the marine atmosphere at higher latitudes. Continental aerosol size distributions are bimodal. Particles in the 100 nm mode are impacted by biogenic sources, while particles in the ˜ 30 nm mode may originate from fresh biogenic emissions. Continental aerosol in the 100 nm mode is cloud condensation nuclei active and may play a role in modulating marine stratocumulus microphysics.

  11. Existe explicação econômica para o sub-registro de crimes contra a propriedade?

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    Marcelo Justus dos Santos

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available O intuito deste estudo foi buscar evidências que permitissem responder a seguinte questão: é possível uma explicação econômica para o sub-registro de crimes contra a propriedade? Especificamente, examinou-se a influência dos fatores socioeconômicos, demográficos e de segurança pública sobre o sub-registro de roubos em quatro capitais brasileiras. Para isso modelou-se, empiricamente, o processo de decisão de uma vítima de crime em registrá-lo ou não às autoridades competentes, fundamentando-se na hipótese da racionalidade econômica da vítima. Utilizando microdados na estimativa de um modelo probit, foram encontradas evidências que sustentam a hipótese de que as vítimas de crimes agem racionalmente, avaliando os custos e benefícios esperados de registrá-lo ou não às autoridades. Observou-se que algumas características pessoais das vítimas, os prejuízos, a eficiência da justiça e o medo de represália são fatores que afetam o resultado da decisão.In this paper we intend to analyze the influence of socioeconomic factors on the under-recorded crimes against property. The victim's decision to record a crime or not to the competent authorities, is based on the hypothesis of the victim's economic rationality. Using individual data from a victimization survey undertaken in four capitals of Brazil and a probit model, we found evidences in favor of the hypothesis that the victims of crimes act rationally, evaluating the costs and expected benefits of recording or not the crime to the authorities. It was observed that the some of the victim's personal characteristics, the losses, law enforcement and the fear of reprisals are factors that affect his or her decision.

  12. Gestión de la propiedad: coordinación-registro de la propiedad y catastro

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    Berné Valero, José Luis

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available One of the expected objectives in the development of this article is to reflect the state of the Coordination between the Register of Survey of Lands and the Cadastre, with a review of the most recent history (from the beginning of the XXth century, taking into account the legislation during this period and the one that exists actually. Pointing out the last legislative intends, referring to a common identification between the cadastral areas and the registrable estates: the cadastral reference; and the imminent implantation of the cadastral cartography in the Register of Survey of Lands with the project GEOBASE.

    [es] Uno de los objetivos buscados en el desarrollo de este artículo, es reflejar el estado de la Coordinación entre el Registro de la Propiedad y el Catastro a través de un breve repaso por la historia más reciente (a partir de principios del siglo XX con la exposición de la legislación durante ese periodo y la legislación que actualmente rige. Destacando los últimos intentos legislativos, referentes a un identificador común entre las parcelas catastrales y las fincas regístrales: la referencia catastral; y la inminente implantación de la cartografía catastral en los Registros de la Propiedad mediante el Proyecto GEOBASE. [fr] Un des objectifs cherchés avec le développement de cet article est refléter l'état de la coordination entre l'Enregistrement de la Propriété et le Cadastre, en révisant l'histoire plus récent (à partir du début du siècle XX, avec l'exposition de la législation pendant ce période là et la législation actuelle. En remancant les dernières tentatives législatives, en accord à un indicateur commun qui existe entre les terrains cadastraux et les états enregistrables: la référence cadastrale; et l'imminent implantation de la cartographie cadastrale aux Enregistrements de la Propriété avec le projet GEOBASE.

  13. Diretmichthys parini (Post & Quéro, 1981: primer registro en Chile (Osteichthyes: Diretmidae Diretmichthys parini (Post & Quéro, 1981: first record in Chile (Osteichthyes: Diretmidae

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    Germán Pequeño

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Se comunica el primer registro de Diretmichthys parini (Familia Diretmidae, sobre la base de un ejemplar capturado en aguas sobre un monte submarino ubicado entre el archipiélago de Juan Fernández y Valparaíso. Se trata del segundo registro de esta especie en el Pacífico suroriental y es el más austral en esta zona. Se proporcionan datos morfométricos del espécimenThe first record of Diretmichthys parini (Family Diretmidae in Chilean waters is communicated, on the basis of one specimen captured in waters over a submarine mount, located between Juan Fernandez archipelago and Valparaíso. It is the second record in the southeastern Pacific and it is the southernmost in the zone. Morphometric data of the specimen is provided

  14. Systematic mapping of the Spanish continental margin

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    Acosta, Juan; Muñoz, Araceli; Uchupi, Elazar

    2012-07-01

    For economic, environmental, recreational, military, and political reasons it is critical for coastal states to have up-to-date information on their marine margins. Spain began to acquire such data 17 years ago. From 1995 to the present, the Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO), a research organization of the state, has carried out a systematic geological and geophysical study of the Spanish margins. Among these projects are (1) the hydrographic and oceanographic study of the Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) that was implemented by the Navy Hydrographic Institute (IHM); (2) the Espace Project, a study of the Spanish continental shelf; and (3) the Capesme Project, which created fisheries maps of the Mediterranean Sea. The latter two projects were carried out in collaboration with the Secretariat General of the Sea (SGM).

  15. Tropospheric arsenic over marine and continental regions

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    Particulate and vapor concentrations of atmospheric As have been measured over various marine and continental areas. Particulate sample were collected on double Whatman 41 filters. Particulate-vapor samples were collected using an in-line filter system with a 0.45-μm pore size Nuclepore filters as a particle prefilter in front of two Whatman 41 filters impregnated with tetrabutylammonium hydroxide and glycerol for vapor As collection. Arsenic determinations were by destructive neutron activation. The data from the Nuclepore-impregnated filter samples indicates that the major fraction of As in the atmosphere is particulate but a vapor component of As is detectable, most frequently associated with high sampling temperatures and high total As concentrations. With the data presented here, estimates of representative global near-surface concentrations of atmospheric arsenic have been made

  16. Coordination: southeast continental shelf studies. Progress report

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    The GABEX I experiment is designed to provide synoptic coverage of a series of Gulf Stream wave-like disturbances, the effect of these on the circulation of the entire shelf, and on biological and chemical processes. This study was initiated in February 1980 when current meter arrays were deployed. These meters will be removed in July 1980. In April three ships will simultaneously study the effects of Gulf Stream disturbances on the hydrography, chemistry, and biology of the shelf. One vessel will track a specific wave-like disturbance and provide synoptic coverage of the shelf area. The second vessel will determine the effect of shelf break processes on adjacent shelf water; and the third will study trace metal distributions in and outside of disturbances. Research progress is reported in continental shelf studies, nearshore and estuarine studies (diffusion of freshwater out of nearshore zone), tidal currents and material transport, and mixing of inlet plumes.

  17. 31 CFR 515.321 - United States; continental United States.

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    ... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false United States; continental United... General Definitions § 515.321 United States; continental United States. The term United States means the United States and all areas under the jurisdiction or authority thereof, including the Trust Territory...

  18. 31 CFR 535.321 - United States; continental United States.

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  19. 31 CFR 500.321 - United States; continental United States.

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    ... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false United States; continental United... General Definitions § 500.321 United States; continental United States. The term United States means the United States and all areas under the jurisdiction or authority thereof, including U.S. trust...

  20. 78 FR 6222 - Importation of Avocados From Continental Spain

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  1. Ethical Wills – a Continental Law Perspective

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    Frederik Swennen

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Ethical wills are testaments, or planning instruments mortis causa alike, that contain provisions regarding the deceased’s (non-economic values rather than his (economic valuables. The authors define and analyse the substance and form of ethical wills from a comparative Continental law perspective, drawing on Belgian, Dutch, French and German law. The focus primarily is on charges or conditions in restraint or constraint of (non- denominational or family choices by testamentary beneficiaries; and in this context it is contended that both the doctrine of public policy (“ordre public” and the horizontal application of the ECHR extensively restrict testamentary freedom. Nevertheless, the analogous application of estate planning techniques increasingly allows benevolent testators to plan their ethical legacy. Los testamentos éticos son testamentos, similares a instrumentos de planificación mortis causa, que contienen disposiciones relativas a los valores (no económicos del difunto, en lugar de sus objetos de valor (económico. Los autores definen y analizan el contenido y la forma de los testamentos éticos desde una perspectiva comparativa de derecho continental, basada en la legislación belga, holandesa, francesa y alemana. Se centra principalmente en los cargos o las condiciones de restricción o limitación de las opciones (aconfesionales o familiares de los herederos; y en este contexto se afirma que tanto la doctrina de política pública ("ordre public" como la aplicación horizontal del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos, restringen ampliamente la libertad testamentaria. Sin embargo, la aplicación análoga de técnicas de planificación y gestión patrimonial y sucesoria, permite cada vez más a los testadores de últimas voluntades planificar su legado ético.

  2. Carbonate clumped isotope thermometry in continental tectonics

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    Huntington, Katharine W.; Lechler, Alex R.

    2015-04-01

    Reconstructing the thermal history of minerals and fluids in continental environments is a cornerstone of tectonics research. Paleotemperature constraints from carbonate clumped isotope thermometry have provided important tests of geodynamic, structural, topographic and basin evolution models. The thermometer is based on the 13C-18O bond ordering in carbonates (mass-47 anomaly, Δ47) and provides estimates of the carbonate formation temperature independent of the δ18O value of the water from which the carbonate grew; Δ47 is measured simultaneously with conventional measurements of carbonate δ13C and δ18O values, which together constrain the isotopic composition of the parent water. Depending on the geologic setting of carbonate growth, this information can help constrain paleoenvironmental conditions or basin temperatures and fluid sources. This review examines how clumped isotope thermometry can shed new light on problems in continental tectonics, focusing on paleoaltimetry, basin evolution and structural diagenesis applications. Paleoaltimetry is inherently difficult, and the precision in carbonate growth temperature estimates is at the limit of what is useful for quantitative paleoelevation reconstruction. Nevertheless, clumped isotope analyses have enabled workers to address previously intractable problems and in many settings offer the best chance of understanding topographic change from the geologic record. The portion of the shallow crust residing at temperatures up to ca. 200 °C is important as host to economic resources and records of tectonics and climate, and clumped isotope thermometry is one of the few proxies that can access this critical range with sensitivity to temperature alone. Only a handful of studies to date have used clumped isotopes to investigate diagenesis and other sub-surface processes using carbonate crystallization temperatures or the sensitivity of Δ47 values to a sample's thermal history. However, the thermometer is

  3. Registros nuevos de parásitos epicarideos (Crustacea: Isopoda) en México y suroeste del golfo de México New records of epicaridean parasites (Crustacea: Isopoda) from Mexico, and southwestern Gulf of Mexico

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    Ramiro Román-Contreras; Mario Martínez-Mayén

    2011-01-01

    Anathelges hyptius (Thompson, 1902), Parabopyrella mortenseni (Nierstrasz y Brender á Brandis, 1929) y Metaphrixus carolii Nierstrasz y Brender á Brandis, 1931, son nuevos registros para México. Bopyrione synalphei Bourdon et Markham, 1980, Bopyrinella thorii (Richardson, 1904), Probopyrus pandalicola (Packard, 1879), y Probopyrus bithynis Richardson, 1904 se registraron por primera vez en la laguna de Términos, Campeche. Con la adición de estos registros y otras especies aún no descritas, se...

  4. Fuentes de información para el diseño de un Sistema de Vigilancia e Inteligencia en el Registro Provincial de Bienes Culturales de Matanzas

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    Justa Bielka Cantillo González

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Por la importancia que reviste la conservación del Patrimonio Cultural, se identifican, con la utilización de herramientas estadísticas (Coeficiente de Concordancia de Kendall las fuentes de información relevantes, para el posterior diseño de un Sistema de Vigilancia e Inteligencia en el Registro Provincial de Bienes Culturales de la provincia de Matanzas

  5. Fuentes de información para el diseño de un sistema de vigilancia e inteligencia en el registro provincial de bienes culturales de Matanzas.

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    Lilian Delia Curiel Lorenzo

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Por la importancia que reviste la conservación del Patrimonio Cultural, se identifican, con la utilización de herramientas estadísticas (Coeficiente de Concordancia de Kendall las fuentes de información relevantes, para el posterior diseño de un Sistema de Vigilancia e Inteligencia en el Registro Provincial de Bienes Culturales de la provincia de Matanzas.

  6. Nuevos registros de Phthiraptera (Artropoda: Insecta) en Lama pacos Linnaeus 1758, en Chile New records of Phthiraptera (Artropoda: Insecta) in Lama pacos Linnaeus 1758, in Chile

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    D. González-Acuña; I. CABEZAS; Moreno, L.; Castro, D.

    2007-01-01

    Se cita a Microthoracius mazzai (Werneck 1932) y Bovicola breviceps (Rudow 1866) por primera vez en Chile, y se confirma la presencia de M. praelongiceps (Neumann 1909) parasitando alpacas en la comuna de General Lagos (I Región), Chile. Se discute la importancia de los presentes registros.For the first time in Chile, the presence of Microthoracius mazzai (Werneck 1932) and Bovicola breviceps (Rudow 1866), are reported, and the presence of M. praelongiceps (Neuman 1909) parasiting alpacas in ...

  7. New bird records for Cozumel Island found in scientific collections Nuevos registros de aves para la Isla Cozumel encontrados en colecciones científicas

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    Tania Macouzet; Patricia Escalante-Pliego

    2013-01-01

    We report here 4 new bird records found among a large-scale compilation of specimen records in museums worldwide, Atlas de las Aves de Mexico. The new records are for 4 migratory species, Empidonax alnorum (Alder Flycatcher), Vireo solitarius (Solitary Vireo), Catharus fuscescens (Veery), and Zonotrichia leucophrys (White-crowned Sparrow). These species are not to-date known from Cozumel, although they are considered transients in the Yucatán Peninsula.Se encontraron 4 nuevos registros de esp...

  8. Estudo sobre a composição dos registros de enfermagem pelos acadêmicos de enfermagem em um hospital de ensino

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    Maria da Graça Oliveira Crossetti

    1992-09-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho consta de um estudo exploratório descritivo em que são analisados os registros de enfermagem, elaborados pelos acadêmicos de enfermagem em seu aspecto estrutural, visando classificá-los de acordo com os critérios propostos por ANGERAMI et alii para a composição dos mesmos, e também propor um modelo para a elaboração da evolução de enfermagem centrada na avaliação do paciente. Para a coleta de dados foram elaborados três instrumentos e um codificador de análise que compreende a descrição dos elementos de composição dos registros de enfermagem. Os dados foram coletados junto aos 53 acadêmicos de enfermagem do 7º semestre do curso de graduação. Concluiu-se neste estudo que 96,15% e 77,77% sujeitos dos grupos A e B respectivamente, percebem seus registros com bons no início e ao término do semestre. Quanto aos critérios de classificação, os registros analisados apresentaram-se em ambos os grupos: quanto ao número de sinais: compostos; à linguagem: especializada, ao estilo claro; coesão: uniforme densidade: sintéticos e quanto ao propósito no grupo A: persuasivos e no grupo B, dissuasivos.

  9. Análisis multi-proxy paleoambiental y modelización de registros sedimentarios fluviales en los Alpes Suizos

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    Ferreira de Carvalho, Rui Filipe

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    El estudio de sistemas fluviales mediante el análisis de testigos sedimentarios supone una oportunidad singular para comprender los patrones espaciales y temporales que rigen la dinámica de la agradación fluvial bajo la influencia de diferentes fuerzas motrices, como son la variabilidad climática o las actividades humanas. Los abanicos aluviales y deltas de los principales valles alpinos de modelado glaciar son importantes cubetas sedimentarias (Hinderer, 2001), que proporcionan registros sed...

  10. Use of correlation and linear regression to increase annual stream flow records; Uso de la correlacion y la regresion lineal para ampliar registros de volumenes escurridos anuales

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    Campos-Aranda, D.F. [Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F. (Mexico)

    1999-03-01

    Firstly, the estimates of standard deviation and arithmetic mean as basic statistical parameters are emphasised, which point out the variability and magnitude of annual streamflow records in the hydrological studies of planning water-resource developments inside a region. Then the equations for quantitative evaluations of statistical convenience of extending a short stream flow record are described in detail. The previous makes use of additional and common data in one or two closer hydrometric stations, with this the short observed record has a certain correlation (dependence or association). Later two numerical applications to real problems are given, the first one for the two dimensional model, which uses a closed hydrometric station in order to extend the short record, and the second application for the three dimensional model which makes use of two auxiliary hydrometric stations. Lastly, three general observations about the paper are cited. [Spanish] Inicialmente se destaca la importancia de las estimaciones de la medida y la desviacion estandar como parametros estadisticos basicos, los cuales caracterizan la magnitud y la variabilidad de los volumenes escurridos anuales en los estudios hidrologicos de planeacion del aprovechamiento de los recursos hidraulicos de una region. Enseguida, se describen con detalle las ecuaciones que permiten evaluar cuantitativamente si es conveniente o no, desde un punto de vista estadistico, ampliar el registro corto de escurrimientos, con base en datos comunes, adicionales y disponibles; esto en una o dos estaciones hidrometricas cercanas, con las cuales, el registro reducido guarda cierta correlacion (dependencia o asociacion). Lo anterior, significa evaluar si con base en el registro ampliado, las estimaciones de la medida y la variancia mejoran estadisticamente. Posteriormente, se realizan dos aplicaciones numericas a casos reales; una, para el modelo bidimensional que utiliza una estacion hidrometrica cercana para ampliar el

  11. Meteorological factors controlling low-level continental pollutant outflow across a coast

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    D. L. Peake

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Coastal outflow describes the horizontal advection of pollutants from the continental boundary layer across a coastline into a layer above the marine boundary layer. This process can ventilate polluted continental boundary layers and thus regulate air quality in highly populated coastal regions. This paper investigates the factors controlling coastal outflow and quantifies its importance as a ventilation mechanism. Tracers in the Met Office Unified Model (MetUM are used to examine the magnitude and variability of coastal outflow over the eastern United States for a 4 week period during summer 2004. Over the 4 week period, ventilation of tracer from the continental boundary layer via coastal outflow occurs with the same magnitude as vertical ventilation via convection and advection. The relative importance of tracer decay rate, cross-coastal advection rate, and a parameter based on the relative continental and marine boundary layer heights, on coastal outflow is assessed by reducing the problem to a time-dependent box-model. The ratio of the advection rate and decay rate is a dimensionless parameter which determines whether tracers are long-lived or short-lived. Long- and short-lived tracers exhibit different behaviours with respect to coastal outflow. For short-lived tracers, increasing the advection rate increases the diurnally averaged magnitude of coastal outflow, but has the opposite effect for very long-lived tracers. Short-lived tracers exhibit large diurnal variability in coastal outflow but long-lived tracers do not. By combining the MetUM and box-model simulations a landwidth is determined which represents the distance inland over which emissions contribute significantly to coastal outflow. A landwidth of between 100 and 400 km is found to be representative for a tracer with a lifetime of 24 h.

  12. U.S. Eastern Continental Shelf Carbon Cycling (USECoS): Modeling, Data Assimilation, and Analysis

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    Mannino, Antonio

    2008-01-01

    Although the oceans play a major role in the uptake of fossil fuel CO2 from the atmosphere, there is much debate about the contribution from continental shelves, since many key shelf fluxes are not yet well quantified: the exchange of carbon across the land-ocean and shelf-slope interfaces, air-sea exchange of CO2, burial, and biological processes including productivity. Our goal is to quantify these carbon fluxes along the eastern U.S. coast using models quantitatively verified by comparison to observations, and to establish a framework for predicting how these fluxes may be modified as a result of climate and land use change. Our research questions build on those addressed with previous NASA funding for the USECoS (U.S. Eastern Continental Shelf Carbon Cycling) project. We have developed a coupled biogeochemical ocean circulation model configured for this study region and have extensively evaluated this model with both in situ and remotely-sensed data. Results indicate that to further reduce uncertainties in the shelf component of the global carbon cycle, future efforts must be directed towards 1) increasing the resolution of the physical model via nesting and 2) making refinements to the biogeochemical model and quantitatively evaluating these via the assimilation of biogeochemical data (in situ and remotely-sensed). These model improvements are essential for better understanding and reducing estimates of uncertainties in current and future carbon transformations and cycling in continental shelf systems. Our approach and science questions are particularly germane to the carbon cycle science goals of the NASA Earth Science Research Program as well as the U.S. Climate Change Research Program and the North American Carbon Program. Our interdisciplinary research team consists of scientists who have expertise in the physics and biogeochemistry of the U.S. eastern continental shelf, remote-sensing data analysis and data assimilative numerical models.

  13. Scheme of 3 interfaces with local isostatic compensation on the Argentine continental margin

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    Pedraza De Marchi, A. C.; Ghidella, M. E.; Tocho, C.

    2013-05-01

    The segment of Argentine continental margin located between 39°S and the Malvinas platform (~49°S) is of passive type and volcanic characteristics revealed by seaward-dipping seismic reflectors sequences (SDRs). The free air gravity edge-effect associated with passive continental margins is one of the most distinctive characteristics of gravity in marine regions. This effect is in large part due to the transition between continental and oceanic crusts, because of their different thicknesses. In this presentation we investigate the Airy type isostatic compensation scheme by using three interfaces in a forward calculation with different approximations of Parker's expression to obtain the isostatic anomaly. After that we perform the inversion of the anomaly thus obtained in order to find the Moho's deflection necessary to compensate it (or minimize it) by using the same scheme of interfaces and the iterative Parker-Oldenburg method (Oldenburg, D., 1974) with more terms in the inversion. The crust-mantle interface (Moho) thus calculated represents a more realistic surface than the one calculated using one term in the inversion and the surface estimated with topographic data and sediment thickness. Even considering that the experiment constitutes a schematic assumption just to test the numerical methods involved, we find that in the comparison with the only available digitized refraction profile, the inverted Moho interface reproduces fairly well the Moho that the seismic profile yields, for the case of the iterative method. This suggests that the inverse calculation with the iterative method is sensible to the presence of the SDRS, at least for this sole profile. Keywords: isostatic anomaly, Moho, passive continental margins Oldenburg, D., 1974. The inversion and interpretation of gravity anomalíes, Geophysics, vol. 39, no. 4, p. 526-536.

  14. New bird records for Cozumel Island found in scientific collections Nuevos registros de aves para la Isla Cozumel encontrados en colecciones científicas

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    Tania Macouzet

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available We report here 4 new bird records found among a large-scale compilation of specimen records in museums worldwide, Atlas de las Aves de Mexico. The new records are for 4 migratory species, Empidonax alnorum (Alder Flycatcher, Vireo solitarius (Solitary Vireo, Catharus fuscescens (Veery, and Zonotrichia leucophrys (White-crowned Sparrow. These species are not to-date known from Cozumel, although they are considered transients in the Yucatán Peninsula.Se encontraron 4 nuevos registros de especies de aves para la Isla Cozumel obtenidos a través del análisis de un compendio de registros de ejemplares de aves depositados en los museos del mundo, Atlas de las Aves de México. Las especies encontradas fueron Empidonax alnorum (mosquero ailero, Vireo solitarius (vireo cabeza azul, Catharus fuscescens (zorzal rojizo y Zonotrichia leucophrys (gorrión corona blanca. Para estas especies no se tenían registros en la Isla Cozumel aunque se consideran migratorias "de paso" en el área de la península de Yucatán.

  15. Evaluación de la conducta activa: el Registro Semanal de Actividad Física (RSAF

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    Eva Parrado

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este estudio es proponer el Registro Semanal de Actividad Física (RSAF como un instrumento para evaluar detalladamente la conducta activa en adultos. Para ello, se ha administrado el RSAF en un total de 132 adultos (media= 28,53 años; DT= 11,20 a partir del cual se ha determinado el consumo energético (en METs de las actividades físicas cotidianas durante una semana y se han calculado los percentiles del consumo energético promedio semanal en función del género y la edad. El consumo energético se ha comparado con el nivel de actividad física y con la condición física saludable. Los resultados muestran que los participantes activos tienden a tener un mayor consumo energético y que la condición física cardiorrespiratoria correlaciona significativamente con el consumo energético promedio semanal. Estos resultados muestran que el RSAF es un instrumento útil y adecuado para evaluar el nivel de actividad física diaria y de condición física saludable en población adulta.

  16. Nuevos registros de flebotominos (Diptera: Psychodidae y triatominos (Hemiptera:Reduviidae para Risaralda, Cauca y Valle del Cauca,Colombia.

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    Mauricio Barreto

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Los flebotominos y los triatominos son insectos hematófagos. Buena parte de los primeros transmiten leishmaniasis y los segundos la enfermedad de Chagas o tripanosomiasis americana. Con técnicas como trampas de luz, cebo humano, red entomológica, y búsqueda en sitios de reposo, se capturaron flebotominos y triatominos en 12 localidades rurales colombianas (de las que se dan las alturas sobre el nivel del mar y sus formaciones ecológicas de los siguientes departamentos: Cauca (municipios: Guapi, Popayán; Risaralda (Guática, La Virginia, Pereira, Pueblo Rico; y Valle del Cauca (Buenaventura, Cali, Calima o Darién. Sólo en Cali las capturas se hicieron en la zona urbana. Se colectaron 21 especies o subespecies de flebotominos y dos de triatominos. Tanto de los unos como de los otros se establecen nuevos registros que amplían la distribución geográfica de estos insectos en Colombia. Se discuten sus relaciones en la transmisión de enfermedades.

  17. Archipiélagos virtuales: Internet y registros de memorias en la sociedad líquida

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    Jorge Montealegre Iturra

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available La grabación con teléfonos móviles de las masivas movilizaciones estudiantiles del año 2011 y del terremoto-tsunami del 27 de febrero de 2010 en Chile, y la divulgación de estos acontecimientos por Internet -especialmente a través de imágenes de YouTube-, permite la reflexión sobre la incorporación de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (TICs a los procesos de registro de memorias. En este caso se toma como referencia el imaginario "marino" de la navegación en el ciberespacio, con los respectivos campos semánticos que ofrece la metáfora de una "sociedad líquida". En este contexto se aborda la utilización del patrimonio digital -el acervo virtual y universal de imágenes- como fuente de memorias y de vestigios históricos: mensajes aislados, registrados por individuos y colectivos, que componen un archipiélago de culturas.

  18. El EENG como método alternativo no invasivo en el registro de la actividad intestinal

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    José De Jesús Moreno Vásquez

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    Full Text Available El estudio de la motilidad gastrointestinal puede ayudar a diagnosticar la causa frecuente de una gran variedad de síntomas, tales como dolor crónico, dispepsia, síndrome de intestino irritable, crecimiento bacteriano o íleo paralítico, entre otros, son asociados a la disfunción intestinal motora. Sin embargo, la carencia y costos de los equipos médicos hacen difícil la atención al paciente. Aunado a esto, los tiempos para obtener una cita médica para el uso del equipo y análisis conlleva a un resultado tardío, lapso en el que la enfermedad puede avanzar. Por lo tanto, la importancia de identificar el segmento de intestino que está siendo afectado por alguna enfermedad, ayudaría a que las pruebas exploratorias realizadas a los pacientes duraran menos tiempo y el diagnóstico médico sería más exacto y menos subjetivo. Así, el Electroenterograma (EEnG no invasivo, podría ser de gran importancia en el auxilio clínico. El presente trabajo muestra diferentes técnicas de registro no invasivo de la actividad intestinal como alternativas a la detección de alteraciones del sistema digestivo.

  19. Nuevos registros de especies del género Eretmocerus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae, parasitoides de Trialeurodes vaporariorum y el complejo Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae en Argentina New records of species of the genus Eretmocerus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae, parasitoids of Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Bemisia tabaci complex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae in Argentina

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    Silvia N. López

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es dar a conocer nuevos registros y distribuciones de las especies del género Eretmocerus Haldeman, parasitoides de las dos especies de mosca blanca que tienen mayor importancia económica en cultivos hortícolas y ornamentales en Argentina. Una especie de Eretmocerus Haldeman fue hallada parasitando a Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood en Santa Fe y Buenos Aires; por sus caracteres morfológicos, se encuentra en el grupo californicus, cercana a corni Haldeman, podría tratarse de una nueva especie. Asimismo, se amplía la distribución geográfica de Eretmocerus mundus Mercet, enemigo natural del complejo Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius, a las provincias de San Juan y Buenos Aires.The objective of this paper is to report new records of species of the genus Eretmocerus Haldeman, parasitoids of the most important whitefly pest species in vegetables and ornamental crops in Argentina. One species was found parasitizing Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood in Santa Fe and Buenos Aires provinces and it is grouped into californicus group near corni Haldeman, due to its morphological characters. It could be a new species. The known distribution of Eretmocerus mundus Mercet, a parasitoid of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius, is enlarged to include the provinces of San Juan and Buenos Aires of Argentina.

  20. ANÁLISIS DE MODELOS DE GESTIÓN ESTRATÉGICA PARA IMPLANTACIÓN DE GOBIERNO ELECTRÓNICO EN REGISTROS Y NOTARIAS PÚBLICAS

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    Guarucano Lisbeth

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Las tecnologías de información como herramientas son un potencial para configurar estructuras organizativas y modelos de gestión pública para ofrecer una respuesta única, ágil, eficiente, de calidad y transparencia a los ciudadanos. El objetivo general de este estudio fue establecer un Modelo de gestión estratégica para la implantación de gobierno electrónico en los registros y notarias del estado Zulia. El mismo, servirá de guía para otras oficinas públicas que tengan la necesidad de proveer un gobierno electrónico a sus ciudadanos. La investigación estuvo defina en la modalidad de campo y de tipo descriptiva, con un tipo de diseño no experimental, transeccional descriptivo. La información se obtuvo tal cual y como se presenta en el momento de la investigación. La población quedó constituida por, registradores - notarios y empleados de los registros y notarías públicas del estado Zulia. Como instrumento de recolección de datos fue utilizado el cuestionario, el cual fue aplicado a una muestra de 21 registradores - notarios y 92 empleados adscritos a las diferentes oficinas de registro del estado Zulia. La técnica de análisis de datos seleccionada fue el análisis de la varianza y prueba T-test. Los resultados indicaron la inexistencia en la formulación de objetivos a nivel gerencial (16,66%, debilitando de esta manera la gestión estratégica en los registros y notarías, para lo cual se recomienda establecer un modelo estratégico a seguir para la implantación de gobierno electrónico en los registros y notarías públicas, propuesto en esta investigación.

  1. UNIDADES GEOMORFOLÓGICAS DE PORTUGAL CONTINENTAL

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    Diamantino Insua Pereira

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available São representadas cartograficamente as unidades geomorfológicas identificadas para os 89015 km2 do território de Portugal Continental. A delimitação das unidades teve por base a análise dos padrões da textura fornecida por imagens SRTM, com revisão e adaptação posterior à altimetria e à geologia, para os quais foram usadas bases cartográficas digitais. Foram considerados três níveis taxionómicos que permitem descrever e caracterizar áreas homogéneas do ponto de vista geomorfológico. As três unidades de 1º nível baseiam-se nas unidades morfostruturais clássicas consideradas para a Península Ibérica. As dez unidades de 2º nível constituem, na sua maioria, divisões clássicas do relevo de Portugal Continental, agora agrupadas de acordo com a metodologia adoptada e designadas como unidades morfosculturais. As 56 unidades de 3º nível, ou subunidades morfosculturais, foram individualizadas com base nos padrões de relevo identificados nas imagens SRTM e na observação de campo e adquiriram uma designação baseada essencialmente nas geoformas que as individualizam e na toponímia local. As unidades geomorfológicas identificadas são descritas através de características do relevo, dissecação fluvial, estruturas, tipo de drenagem e base geológica, bem como de parâmetros numéricos gerados de forma automática, como classes de altitude e de declividade. Pretende-se que o mapa elaborado possa contribuir para a gestão territorial, em especial na tomada de decisões em conservação da natureza.

  2. Subduction-driven recycling of continental margin lithosphere.

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    Levander, A; Bezada, M J; Niu, F; Humphreys, E D; Palomeras, I; Thurner, S M; Masy, J; Schmitz, M; Gallart, J; Carbonell, R; Miller, M S

    2014-11-13

    Whereas subduction recycling of oceanic lithosphere is one of the central themes of plate tectonics, the recycling of continental lithosphere appears to be far more complicated and less well understood. Delamination and convective downwelling are two widely recognized processes invoked to explain the removal of lithospheric mantle under or adjacent to orogenic belts. Here we relate oceanic plate subduction to removal of adjacent continental lithosphere in certain plate tectonic settings. We have developed teleseismic body wave images from dense broadband seismic experiments that show higher than expected volumes of anomalously fast mantle associated with the subducted Atlantic slab under northeastern South America and the Alboran slab beneath the Gibraltar arc region; the anomalies are under, and are aligned with, the continental margins at depths greater than 200 kilometres. Rayleigh wave analysis finds that the lithospheric mantle under the continental margins is significantly thinner than expected, and that thin lithosphere extends from the orogens adjacent to the subduction zones inland to the edges of nearby cratonic cores. Taking these data together, here we describe a process that can lead to the loss of continental lithosphere adjacent to a subduction zone. Subducting oceanic plates can viscously entrain and remove the bottom of the continental thermal boundary layer lithosphere from adjacent continental margins. This drives surface tectonics and pre-conditions the margins for further deformation by creating topography along the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary. This can lead to development of secondary downwellings under the continental interior, probably under both South America and the Gibraltar arc, and to delamination of the entire lithospheric mantle, as around the Gibraltar arc. This process reconciles numerous, sometimes mutually exclusive, geodynamic models proposed to explain the complex oceanic-continental tectonics of these subduction zones

  3. The Effect of Temperature Dependent Rheology on a Kinematic Model of Continental Breakup and Rifted Continental Margin Formation

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    Tymms, V. J.; Kusznir, N. J.

    2004-12-01

    The effect of temperature dependent rheology has been examined for a model of continental lithosphere thinning by an upwelling divergent flow field within continental lithosphere and asthenosphere leading to continental breakup and rifted continental margin formation. The model uses a coupled FE fluid flow and thermal solution and is kinematically driven using a half divergence rate Vx and upwelling velocity Vz. Viscosity structure is modified by the evolving temperature field of the model through the temperature dependent Newtonian rheology. Continental lithosphere and asthenosphere material are advected by the fluid-flow field in order to predict crustal and mantle lithosphere thinning leading to rifted continental margin formation. The results of the temperature dependent rheology model are compared with those of a simple isoviscous model. The temperature dependent rheology model predicts continental lithosphere thinning and depth dependent stretching, similar to that predicted by the uniform viscosity model. However compared with the uniform viscosity model the temperature dependent rheology predicts greater amounts of thinning of the continental crust and lithospheric mantle than the isoviscous solutions. An important parameter within the kinematic model of continental lithosphere breakup and rifted continental margin development is the velocity ratio Vz/Vx. For non-volcanic margins, Vz/Vx is thought to be around unity. Applying a velocity ratio Vz/Vx of unity gives a diffuse ocean-continent transition and exhumation of continental lithospheric mantle. For volcanic margins, Vz/Vx is of order 10, falling to unity with a half-life of order 10 Ma, leading to a more sharply defined ocean-continent transition. While Vx during continental breakup may be estimated, Vz can only be inferred. FE fluid flow solutions, in which Vz is not imposed and without an initial buoyancy driven flow component, predict a velocity ratio Vz/Vx of around unity for both temperature

  4. Frontiers in air quality modelling

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    A. Colette

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available The first pan-European kilometre-scale atmospheric chemistry simulation is introduced. The continental-scale air pollution episode of January 2009 is modelled with the CHIMERE offline chemistry-transport model with a massive grid of 2 million horizontal points, performed on 2000 CPU of a high performance computing system hosted by the Research and Technology Computing Center at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CCRT/CEA. Besides the technical challenge, we find that model biases are significantly reduced, especially over urban areas. The high resolution grid also allows revisiting the contribution of individual city plumes to the European burden of pollution, providing new insights for designing air pollution control strategies.

  5. Subgrupo Río Colorado (Grupo Neuquén: registros de paleosismicidad en la cuenca de antepaís andina, cuenca Neuquina, provincias de Neuquén y Río Negro

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    María L. Sánchez

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    Full Text Available La cuenca Neuquina se localiza en el sector centro-oeste de Argentina, constituyendo el depocentro mesozoico-neogeno más importante y una de las cuencas del hemisferio sur con excelente registro marino y continental. La evolución de la cuenca Neuquina se encuentra caracterizada por tres estadios de evolución: una etapa inicial de rift; subducción relacionada a un sag termal y un estadio de cuenca de antepaís. El Subgrupo Río Colorado es depositado en la cuenca durante el desarrollo de la etapa de antepaís. La tectónica sindepositacional del subgrupo es registrada por tres niveles deformados, dos en la Formación Bajo de Carpa y uno en la Formación Anacleto. Los mismos están integrados por estructuras de deformación y licuefacción interpretadas como sismitas. La deformación está representada por estructuras de carga simple, bolas y cogines, flamígeras, pseudonódulos, laminación convoluta, pinch and swell, slumps, areniscas desorganizadas, areniscas replegadas, diapiros de fango, fracturas, dish and pillar y brechas autoclásticas. Estas deformaciones en la Formación Bajo de la carpa involucra depósitos de cinturones de canal y de planicie de inundación; mientras que en la Formación Anacleto afecta a los depósitos de canales de mareas de alta y baja sinuosidad; planicies intermareal fango-arenosa y planicie fangosa supramareal, asociados a un sistema estuárico medio. Los niveles de sísmitas reconocidos podrían estar asociados al lineamiento Lindero Atravesado y Sierra Barrosa y ser una respuesta dinámica a la actividad de dichas es-tructuras. La naturaleza de las estructuras y su distribución sugiere que la magnitud de los sismos podría ser mayor a 6 en escala de Ritcher en el Mesozoico.

  6. Understanding continental margin biodiversity: a new imperative.

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    Levin, Lisa A; Sibuet, Myriam

    2012-01-01

    Until recently, the deep continental margins (200-4,000 m) were perceived as monotonous mud slopes of limited ecological or environmental concern. Progress in seafloor mapping and direct observation now reveals unexpected heterogeneity, with a mosaic of habitats and ecosystems linked to geomorphological, geochemical, and hydrographic features that influence biotic diversity. Interactions among water masses, terrestrial inputs, sediment diagenesis, and tectonic activity create a multitude of ecological settings supporting distinct communities that populate canyons and seamounts, high-stress oxygen minimum zones, and methane seeps, as well as vast reefs of cold corals and sponges. This high regional biodiversity is fundamental to the production of valuable fisheries, energy, and mineral resources, and performs critical ecological services (nutrient cycling, carbon sequestration, nursery and habitat support). It is under significant threat from climate change and human resource extraction activities. Serious actions are required to preserve the functions and services provided by the deep-sea settings we are just now getting to know. PMID:22457970

  7. Accelerating advances in continental domain hydrologic modeling

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    Archfield, Stacey A.; Clark, Martyn; Arheimer, Berit; Hay, Lauren E.; McMillan, Hilary; Kiang, Julie E.; Seibert, Jan; Hakala, Kirsti; Bock, Andrew; Wagener, Thorsten; Farmer, William H.; Andréassian, Vazken; Attinger, Sabine; Viglione, Alberto; Knight, Rodney; Markstrom, Steven; Over, Thomas

    2015-12-01

    In the past, hydrologic modeling of surface water resources has mainly focused on simulating the hydrologic cycle at local to regional catchment modeling domains. There now exists a level of maturity among the catchment, global water security, and land surface modeling communities such that these communities are converging toward continental domain hydrologic models. This commentary, written from a catchment hydrology community perspective, provides a review of progress in each community toward this achievement, identifies common challenges the communities face, and details immediate and specific areas in which these communities can mutually benefit one another from the convergence of their research perspectives. Those include: (1) creating new incentives and infrastructure to report and share model inputs, outputs, and parameters in data services and open access, machine-independent formats for model replication or reanalysis; (2) ensuring that hydrologic models have: sufficient complexity to represent the dominant physical processes and adequate representation of anthropogenic impacts on the terrestrial water cycle, a process-based approach to model parameter estimation, and appropriate parameterizations to represent large-scale fluxes and scaling behavior; (3) maintaining a balance between model complexity and data availability as well as uncertainties; and (4) quantifying and communicating significant advancements toward these modeling goals.

  8. Seamounts along the Iberian continental margins

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    Seamounts are first-order morphological elements on continental margins and in oceanic domains, which have been extensively researched over recent decades in all branches of oceanography. These features favour the development of several geological processes, and their study gives us a better understanding of their geological and morphological domains. The seamounts around Iberia are numerous and provide excellent examples of the geo diversity of these morphological elements. Here we present a compilation of 15 seamounts around the Iberian Peninsula. These seamounts have different origins related to the geodynamic evolution (volcanism, extensional or compressive tectonics, and diapirism) of the domains where they are located. The current configuration of their relief has been influenced by Neogene-Quaternary tectonics. Their positioning controls the current morpho-sedimentary processes in the basins and on the margins, and high- lights the fact that downslope processes on seamount flanks (mass flows, turbidite flows, and landslides) and processes parallel to seamounts (contouritic currents) correspond to the major geological features they are associated with them. Biogenic structures commonly develop on the tops of seamounts where occasionally isolated shelves form that have carbonate-dominated sedimentation. (Author)

  9. Continental Portuguese Territory Flood Social Susceptibility Index

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    Grosso, N.; Dias, L.; Costa, H. P.; Santos, F. D.; Garrett, P.

    2015-08-01

    The combination of human exposure, extreme weather events and lack of adaptation strategies to cope with flood-related impacts can potentially increase losses not only on infrastructure but also on human lives. These impacts are usually difficult to quantify due to the lack of data, and for this reason most of the studies developed at the national scale only include the main characteristics that define the societal or individual predisposition to be affected, resist, adapt or recover, when exposed to a flood. The main objective of this work was to develop a flood social susceptibility index for the continental Portuguese territory based on the most representative variables able to characterize different influencing factors. This index is a component of the national vulnerability index developed in the scope of Flood Maps in Climate Change Scenarios (CIRAC) project, supported by the Portuguese Association of Insurers (APS). The main results showed that the proposed index correctly identified populations less prepared to avoid flood effects or able to cope with them, mostly concentrated in rural inland areas with lower income and education levels when compared with the coastal region between Viana do Castelo and Setúbal.

  10. Chemical Characteristics of Continental Outflow Over the Tropical South Atlantic Ocean from Brazil and Africa

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    Talbot, R. W.; Bradshaw, J. D.; Sandholm, S. T.; Smyth, S.; Blake, D. R.; Blake, N. R.; Sachse, G. W.; Collins, J. E.; Heikes, B. G.; Anderson, B. E.; Gregory, G. L.; Singh, H. B.; Lefer, B. L.; Bachmeier, A. S.

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    The chemical characteristics of air parcels over the tropical South Atlantic during September - October 1992 are summarized by analysis of aged marine and continental outflow classifications. Positive correlations between CO and CH3CL and minimal enhancements of C2CL40, and various ChloroFluoroCarbon (CFC) species in air parcels recently advected over the South Atlantic basin strongly suggest an impact on tropospheric chemistry from biomass burning on adjacent continental areas of Brazil and Africa. Comparison of the composition of aged Pacific air with aged marine air over the South Atlantic basin from 0.3 to 12.5 km altitude indicates potential accumulation of long-lived species during the local dry season. This may amount to enhancements of up to two-fold for C2H6, 30% for CO, and 10% for CH3Cl. Nitric oxide and NO(x) were significantly enhanced (up to approx. 1 part per billion by volume (ppbv)) above 10 km altitude and poorly correlated with CO and CH3Cl. In addition, median mixing ratios of NO and NO(x) were essentially identical in aged marine and continental outflow air masses. It appears that in addition to biomass burning, lightning or recycled reactive nitrogen may be an important source of NO(x) to the upper troposphere. Methane exhibited a monotonic increase with altitude from approx. 1690 to 1720 ppbv in both aged marine and continental outflow air masses. The largest mixing ratios in the upper troposphere were often anticorrelated with CO, CH3Cl, and CO2, suggesting CH, contributions from natural sources. We also argue, based on CH4/CO ratios and relationships with various hydrocarbon and CFC species, that inputs from biomass burning and the northern hemisphere are unlikely to be the dominant sources of CO, CH4 and C2H6 in aged marine air. Emissions from urban areas would seem to be necessary to account for the distribution of at least CH4 and C2H6. Over the African and South American continents an efficient mechanism of convective vertical transport

  11. Automatización de un registro hospitalario de tumores Automatization of a hospital-based tumor registry

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    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: El Instituto Catalán de Oncología automatizó los procedimientos manuales de captación de la información de las bases de datos del alta hospitalaria (AH y anatomía patológica (APA mediante una aplicación informática (ASEDAT con el objetivo de aumentar la fiabilidad de los datos y reducir los costes del Registro Hospitalario de Tumores (RHT. Material y Método: ASEDAT detecta los tumores incidentes del centro a partir de las bases de datos de APA y de las AH mediante la selección de la información básica para cada uno de ellos. Se resolvió el RHT para el período 1999-2000 mediante el procedimiento manual y automatizado, y se compararon entre sí los resultados. Resultados: Se detectaron 10.498 pacientes oncológicos. La resolución manual detectó 8.309 tumores incidentes y 2.374 tumores prevalentes. ASEDAT resolvió automáticamente 8.901 pacientes (84,8%, en los cuales se detectaron 8.367 tumores incidentes, 58 tumores más que con el procedimiento manual. La validación de la concordancia se realizó en los tumores incidentes detectados por ambos métodos (7.063 tumores. En 6.185 tumores (87,6%, la información coincidió en todas las variables. De los tumores discordantes, 692 (9,8% fueron generados por el personal del RHT en la resolución manual y el resto (n = 186; 2,6% por la aplicación (resolución automática. Conclusiones: La automatización de un registro de cáncer es posible siempre y cuando el centro disponga de las bases de datos de APA y AH codificadas e informatizadas.Introduction: To increase data reliability and reduce the costs associated with the HTR, the Catalan Institute of Oncology programmed the manual procedures of data collection from databases by means of a computer application (ASEDAT. Material and method: ASEDAT detects the incident tumors of the registry from the databases of the pathology records (PR and discharge records (DR and selects the basic information from both databases. Data

  12. The Continental Distillery: Building Thick Continental Crust in the Central Andes (Invited)

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    Wagner, L. S.; Beck, S. L.; Zandt, G.; Long, M. D.; Tavera, H.; Minaya, E.; Biryol, C. B.; Bishop, B.; Eakin, C. M.; Franca, G.; Knezevic Antonijevic, S.; Kumar, A.; Ryan, J. C.; Scire, A. C.; Ward, K. M.; Young, B. E.

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    The formation of stable continental crust and the associated development and destruction of mantle lithospheric roots is central to our understanding of plate tectonics, both at its inception and as an ongoing process today. Subduction zones play an important role in the creation and refinement of continental crust, and also serve as a possible mechanism for the removal of residual mantle material. The central Andes provide an intriguing laboratory for the study of these processes. Up to 400 km wide, 1500 km long, and with an average elevation of 4 km, the Altiplano Plateau is the largest orogen on earth associated with an ocean-continent subduction zone. This is much larger than adjacent 'normal' sections of the Andes, raising the question of why this portion of South American crust became so much more substantial than surrounding areas. Over the past several years, new seismic data have made it possible for us to develop a more complete picture of the lithospheric and asthenospheric processes involved in the development of the Altiplano Plateau and the adjacent narrower orogen further to the north. The 'Central Andean Uplift and the Geodynamics of High Topography' (CAUGHT) comprises in part a broadband deployment of 50 stations across the northern flank of the Altiplano Plateau in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. The adjacent 'PerU Lithosphere and Slab Experiment' (PULSE) includes 40 broadband stations that cover the region directly north of the CAUGHT deployment, encompassing the northern edge of the Altiplano, the transition to 'normal' width orogen, and the transition in slab geometry from normal to flat from south to north across the study area. Uplift of the Altiplano Plateau is likely due to some combination shortening, isostasy due to lithospheric destruction or changes in crustal density, magmatic addition to the crust, and/or flow within the thickened crust. Our studies indicate pervasive low velocities across the Altiplano consistent with a

  13. Novos registros de briófitas para Pernambuco, Brasil New records of bryophytes for the Pernambuco State, Brazil

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    Shirley Rangel Germano

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    Full Text Available Os novos registros são provenientes de um remanescente de Floresta Atlântica, a Reserva Ecológica do Gurjaú (08º10'00'' e 08º15'00''S; 35º02'30'' e 35º05'00''O, situada na região metropolitana do Recife, Pernambuco. São oito espécies de Lejeuneaceae: Archilejeunea auberiana (Mont. A. Evans, Cololejeunea cardiocarpa (Mont. A. Evans, Colura greig-smithii Jovet-Ast, Diplasiolejeunea cobrensis Gottsche ex Steph., Harpalejeunea stricta (Lindenb. & Gottsche Steph., Lejeunea caespitosa Lindenb., L. monimiae (Steph. Steph., L. quinqueumbonata Spruce,e uma de Bryaceae: Bryum pabstianum C. Muell. São apresentadas ilustrações, comentários taxonômicos e ecológicos, e distribuição geográfica das espécies no Brasil.The new records were found in an Atlantic Forest remnant (tropical lowland rainforest, Reserva Ecológica do Gurjaú (08º10'00'' and 08º15'00''S; 35º02'30'' and 35º05'00''W, situated in the metropolitan area of Recife, Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil. The new occurrence corresponds to eight species of Lejeuneaceae: Archilejeunea auberiana (Mont. A. Evans, Cololejeunea cardiocarpa (Mont. A. Evans, Coluragreig-smithii Jovet-Ast, Diplasiolejeunea cobrensis Gottsche ex Steph., Harpalejeunea stricta (Lindenb. & Gottsche Steph., Lejeunea caespitosa Lindenb., L. monimiae (Steph. Steph., L. quinqueumbonata Spruce, and a Bryaceae: Bryum pabstianum C. Muell. Illustrations, floristic and ecological comments, and geographical distribution in Brazil are given for each species.

  14. Air Pollution

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    The human costs of air pollution are considerable in Jordan. According to a report published in 2000 by the World Bank under the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Program (METAP), approximately 600 people die prematurely each year in Jordan because of urban pollution. 50-90% of air pollution in Jordanian towns is caused by road traffic. Readings taken in 2007 by Jordanian researchers showed that levels of black carbon particles in the air were higher in urban areas (caused by v...

  15. International Conference on Continental Volcanism-IAVCEI 2006

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    Yigang Xu; Martin A Menzies

    2006-01-01

    @@ The International Conference on Continental Volcanism, sponsored by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI), was held at White Swan Hotel, Guangzhou, China, May 14th to 18th, 2006.

  16. U.S. East Coast Continental Margin (CONMAR) Sediment Data

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — The USGS/WHOI Continental Margin (CONMAR) Data set was compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a joint program of...

  17. Manganese, Iron, and sulfur cycling in Louisiana continental shelf sediments

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    Sulfate reduction is considered the primary pathway for organic carbon remineralization on the northern Gulf of Mexico Louisiana continental shelf (LCS) where bottom waters are seasonally hypoxic, yet limited information is available on the importance of iron and manganese cyclin...

  18. Outer Continental Shelf Lease Blocks - Alaska Region NAD83

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    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of the Interior — This data set contains Outer Continental Shelf block outlines in ArcGIS shapefile format for the BOEM Alaska Region. OCS blocks are used to define small geographic...

  19. Seabottom backscatter studies in the western continental shelf of India

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    Chakraborty, B.; Pathak, D.

    The study is initiated to observe the interaction effects of the sound signal with three different sediment bottoms in the shelf area between Cochin and Mangalore in the western continental shelf of India. An echo signal acquisition system has been...

  20. Continental Divide of the United States - Direct Download

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    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — This map layer portrays the Continental Divide of the United States. The map layer was created by extracting Hydrologic Unit Boundary line features from an existing...

  1. Lithologic Descriptions from the Continental Margin Program (HATHLITH71 shapefile)

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    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — This data set contains lithologic information on bottom sediments from the Continental Margin Program. The program was a joint collaboration between the U.S....

  2. Continental Airlines Receives J.D. Power and Associates Award

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    2006-01-01

    @@ On June 29, 2006, Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) was ranked the highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers in North America in the J.D.Power and Associates 2006 Airline Satisfaction Index StudySM.

  3. Continental United States Hurricane Strikes 1950-2012

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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — The Continental U.S. Hurricane Strikes Poster is our most popular poster which is updated annually. The poster includes all hurricanes that affected the U.S. since...

  4. University of Idaho Daily Meteorological data for continental US

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    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — This archive contains daily surface meteorological (METDATA) data for the Continental United States at 4-km (1/24-deg) resolution. The meteorological variables are...

  5. Sediment Data from the Continental Rise (ZIMMERMAN72 shapefile)

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    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — Short cores were collected on the continental rise off Georges Bank. The character of the sediments and measured bottom currents show that the Western Boundary...

  6. Coherent sea-level fluctuations along the global continental slope

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    Chris W. Hughes; Meredith, Michael P

    2006-01-01

    Signals in sea-level or, more properly, sub-surface pressure (SSP; sea-level corrected for the inverse barometer effect) are expected to propagate rapidly along the continental slope due to the effect of sloping topography on wave modes, resulting in strongly correlated SSP over long-distances. Observations of such correlations around the Arctic and Antarctic are briefly reviewed, and then extended using satellite altimetry to the rest of the global continental slope. It is shown that such lo...

  7. Continental tectonics in the aftermath of plate tectonics

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    Molnar, Peter

    1988-01-01

    It is shown that the basic tenet of plate tectonics, rigid-body movements of large plates of lithosphere, fails to apply to continental interiors. There, buoyant continental crust can detach from the underlying mantle to form mountain ranges and broad zones of diffuse tectonic activity. The role of crustal blocks and of the detachment of crustal fragments in this process is discussed. Future areas of investigation are addressed.

  8. Modelling overbank flood recharge at a continental scale

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    R. Doble; R. Crosbie; L. Peeters; K. Joehnk; C. Ticehurst

    2013-01-01

    Accounting for groundwater recharge from overbank flooding is required to reduce uncertainty and error in river loss terms and groundwater sustainable yield calculations. However, continental and global scale models of surface water–groundwater interactions rarely include an explicit process to account for overbank flood recharge (OFR). This paper upscales previously derived analytical equations to a continental scale using national soil atlas data and satellite imagery of flood inunda...

  9. Modelling overbank flood recharge at a continental scale

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    R. Doble; R. Crosbie; L. Peeters; K. Joehnk; C. Ticehurst

    2014-01-01

    Accounting for groundwater recharge from overbank flooding is required to reduce uncertainty and error in river-loss terms and groundwater sustainable-yield calculations. However, continental- and global-scale models of surface water–groundwater interactions rarely include an explicit process to account for overbank flood recharge (OFR). This paper upscales previously derived analytical equations to a continental scale using national soil atlas data and satellite imagery of flo...

  10. Holocene subsurface temperature variability in the eastern Antarctic continental margin

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    Kim, J. H.; X. Crosta; Willmott, V.; Renssen, H.; J. Bonnin; Helmke, P.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.

    2012-01-01

    We reconstructed subsurface (similar to 45-200 m water depth) temperature variability in the eastern Antarctic continental margin during the late Holocene, using an archaeal lipid-based temperature proxy (TEX86 L). Our results reveal that subsurface temperature changes were probably positively coupled to the variability of warmer, nutrient-rich Modified Circumpolar Deep Water (MCDW, deep water of the Antarctic circumpolar current) intrusion onto the continental shelf. The TEX86 L record, in c...

  11. The Analytic/Continental Divide of Contemporary Philosophy

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    A Hesamifar

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    At the beginning of the twentieth century, when other philosophical tendencies were in the ascendance, two important movements emerged which rapidly came to dominate the intellectual domain: analytic philosophy and continental philosophy. The prominence of these two traditions caused the most famous classification of contemporary philosophy into analytic/continental. But this division created problems such as: Is it a comprehensive and exclusive division and could it cover all trends of conte...

  12. Evaluating the Analytic - Continental Divide: Impact on Education in Croatia

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    Contemporary Western philosophy has been generally perceived as one that encompasses two divergent traditions of philosophical thought: analytic and continental. A number of writers have drawn attention to the difficulty of explaining the differences between them. A small number of authors have even questioned the credibility of the analytic-continental division. In this paper I argue that the gulf between traditions is real and has a negative impact on three elements of education in Croatia:...

  13. Seismic structure and tectonics of the continental margins of India

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    Krishna, K.S.; Chaubey, A.K.; Rao, D.G.; Reddy, P.R.

    continental masses. In this process the oceans have been created and closed. Extensional and compressional tectonic processes were in operation in assembling, breaking and reassembling various continental and oceanic segments of the earth. These processes... of oceanic lithosphere is very efficient. Indeed, the oldest ocean floor that currently resides at the earth`s surface was created in Jurassic times, some 200 million years ago. In 2 contrast, the oldest parts of continents, the Archean shields, are almost...

  14. Biogeochemistry of southern Australian continental slope sediments

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    Sediment cores from the middle to lower slope of the southern continental margin of Australia between the Great Australian Bight and western Tasmania are compared in terms of marine and terrigenous input signals during the Holocene. The mass accumulation rates of carbonate, organic carbon, biogenic Ba. and Al are corrected for lateral sediment input (focusing), using the inventory of excess 230Th in the sediment normalised to its known production rate in the water column above each site. The biogenic signal is generally higher in the eastern part of the southern margin probably due to enhanced productivity associated with seasonal upwelling off southeastern South Australia and the proximity of the Subtropical Front, which passes just south of Tasmania. The input of Al, representing the terrigenous signal, is also higher in this region reflecting the close proximity of river runoff from the mountainous catchment of southeastern Australia. The distribution pattern of Mn and authigenic U, together with pore-water profiles of Mn++, indicate diagenetic reactions driven by the oxidation of buried organic carbon in an oxic to suboxic environment. Whereas Mn is reduced at depth and diffuses upwards to become immobilised in a Mn-rich surface layer. U is derived from seawater and diffuses downward into the sediment, driven by reduction and precipitation at a depth below the reduction zone of Mn. The estimated removal rate of U from seawater by this process is within the range of U removal measured in hemipelagic sediments from other areas, and supports the proposition that hemipelagic sediments are a major sink of U in the global ocean. Unlike Mn, the depth profile of sedimentary Fe appears to be little affected by diagenesis, suggesting that little of the total Fe inventory in the sediment is remobilised and redistributed as soluble Fe. Copyright (1999) Blackwell Science Pty Ltd

  15. Formation waters of the Norwegian Continental Shelf

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    McCartney, R. A.; Rein, E.

    2006-03-15

    New and previously published analyses of formation waters for the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) have been evaluated and interpreted to determine the compositional distribution of formation waters in the region and factors controlling their compositions, and also to obtain information on subsurface fluid flow. Formation waters in the region are Na-Cl and Na-Ca-Cl-type waters that display a wide range of salinity (2500-212000 mg/kg Cl). Generally, the concentrations of most dissolved constituents are positively correlated with Cl so that their distribution in formation waters largely reflects the variations shown by salinity. Exceptions are SO4 which is generally low (less than 40 mg/l) regardless of Cl, and HCO3 and in-situ pH which are negatively correlated with Cl. The main factors determining the compositions of the formation waters are mixing of meteoric water (probably late-Jurassic to Eocene), ancient seawater and primary brine together with diagenetic reactions that have affected each of these components individually as well as mixtures of them. Evaluation of the distribution of salinity has helped us identify where vertical and/or lateral migration of brine from the evaporites has occurred. This has in turn provided us with information on the presence of leak-points and vertical mixing, although further investigation of the location of evaporites and basin palaeohydrogeology are required to determine whether regional lateral advection has occurred in the past. The results of this study may benefit oil exploration and production activities in the NCS including constraint of hydrocarbon migration models, economic evaluation of undrilled prospects, scale management and compartmentalisation studies. (Author)

  16. Discussion of Continental Rifts and Their Structure

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    Gilbert, M. C.

    2011-12-01

    When continental crust rifts, two chief modifications of that crust occur: 1)stretching of older, existing crust; 2)addition of new rift mass--sediments and mantle mafic units. However, paleorifts, such as the Cambrian Southern Oklahoma Aulacogen differ from neorifts, such as the East African. Much of this difference may be reflected in the nature of the lower rift crust. Stretching of the upper crust is accomplished primarily through faulting while the lower crust flows. Concurrently addition of sediments occurs in downdropped faulted blocks in the upper crust, and of mafic magmas risen and emplaced as intrusive layered complexes through the rift and as extrusive flows. All this happens in a regime of higher temperatures and higher heat flow. Consequences of this can include either melting of the stretched existing crust, or direct fractionation of rising mafic magma or melting of already crystallized mafic complexes, forming new silicic magmas. Geochemistry of these different magmatic bodies elucidates which of these possible processes seems dominant. Most geophysical studies of rifts have two results: 1)higher gravity anomalies indicating addition of new mafic masses, usually interpreted to be concentrated in the upper rift crust; and 2)seismic characteristics indicating crustal mottling and layering of the upper rift crust. What is not clearly indicated is nature of the lower crust, and of the mantle-crust contact (M discontinuity). Comparison of paleorifts and neorifts, and later geological history of paleorifts, suggests interesting interpretations of lower rift crust,especially in paleorifts, and some of the difficulties in sorting out answers.

  17. Continental anthropogenic primary particle number emissions

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    Paasonen, Pauli; Kupiainen, Kaarle; Klimont, Zbigniew; Visschedijk, Antoon; Denier van der Gon, Hugo A. C.; Amann, Markus

    2016-01-01

    Atmospheric aerosol particle number concentrations impact our climate and health in ways different from those of aerosol mass concentrations. However, the global, current and future anthropogenic particle number emissions and their size distributions are so far poorly known. In this article, we present the implementation of particle number emission factors and the related size distributions in the GAINS (Greenhouse Gas–Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies) model. This im...

  18. Flora vascular de humedales permanentes y transitorios bonaerenses (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

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    Passarelli, Lilian Mónica; Rolleri, Cristina Hilda; Ciciarelli, María de las Mercedes; Dedomenici, Ana Clara; González, Graciela

    2014-01-01

    Este trabajo presenta un análisis de las fitocenosis y listas actualizadas de la flora vascular (con excepción de las Poaceae) de dos humedales permanentes, La Balandra y la Isla Santiago, y de varios humedales temporarios (arroyo Rodríguez, arroyo El Gato, y otros) de las zonas costeras del Río de La Plata (provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina). El estudio se basó en el trabajo de campo y el seguimiento estacional de las comunidades silvestres entre los años 2005 y 2011, con un registro de 1...

  19. Air Pollution.

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    Air quality is affected by many types of pollutants that are emitted from various sources, including stationary and mobile. These sources release both criteria and hazardous air pollutants, which cause health effects, ecological harm, and material damage. They are generally categ...

  20. Deep observation and sampling of the earth's continental crust (DOSECC): Continental scientific drilling workshop

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    1985-01-01

    Research summaries are presented of ongoing or proposed deep drilling programs to explore hydrothermal systems, buried astroblemes, continental crust, magma systems, mountain belt tectonics, subduction zones, and volcanoes. Separate abstracts have been prepared for individual papers. (ACR)

  1. Mass distributions and morphological and chemical characterization of urban aerosols in the continental Balkan area (Belgrade).

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    Đorđević, D; Buha, J; Stortini, A M; Mihajlidi-Zelić, A; Relić, D; Barbante, C; Gambaro, A

    2016-01-01

    This work presents characteristics of atmospheric aerosols of urban central Balkans area, using a size-segregated aerosol sampling method, calculation of mass distributions, SEM/EDX characterization, and ICP/MS analysis. Three types of mass distributions were observed: distribution with a pronounced domination of coarse mode, bimodal distribution, and distribution with minimum at 1 μm describing the urban aerosol. SEM/EDX analyses have shown morphological difference and variation in the content of elements in samples. EDX spectra demonstrate that particles generally contain the following elements: Al, Ca, K, Fe, Mg, Ni, K, Si, S. Additionally, the presence of As, Br, Sn, and Zn found in air masses from southeast segment points out the anthropogenic activities most probably from mining activities in southeastern part of Serbia. The ratio Al/Si equivalent to the ratio of desert dust was associated with air masses coming from southeastern and southwestern segments, pointing to influences from North Africa and Middle East desert areas whereas the Al/Si ratio in other samples is significantly lower. In several samples, we found high values of aluminum in the nucleation mode. Samples with low share of crustal elements in the coarse mode are collected when Mediterranean air masses prevailed, while high share in the coarse mode was associated with continental air masses that could be one of the approaches for identification of the aerosol origin. Graphical abstract ᅟ. PMID:26347417

  2. Registro de enfermagem em prontuários e produção/reprodução de conhecimentos: representações escritas e orais

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    Luciene Baptista de Almeida

    1995-06-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho trata do registro de enfermagem em prontuários de uma Unidade de Tratamento Intensivo de um Hospital do Distrito Sanitário Docente Assistencial Barra/ Rio Vermelho (Salvador-Bahia, o que inclui o registro da produção/reprodução de conhecimentos em enfermagem. A premissa básica é a de que a enfermagem realiza anotações superficiais, esporádicas e relacionadas apenas com cuidados técnicos prestados ao paciente. A produção/reprodução de conhecimentos, que ocorre no processo de trabalho de enfermagem, não é considerada, ou por desvalorização da mesma, ou porque, para as(os agentesda enfermagem, apenas as informações sobre os procedimentos técnicos relacionados com o cuidado ao paciente constituem o "saber" da enfermagem e, portanto, devem ser registrados. Para a aproximação do objeto foram analisados 30% (trinta por cento dos prontuários de pacientes que tiveram alta da UTI nos meses de novembro e dezembro de 1994 e realizadas entrevistas com enfermeiras, técnicos e auxiliares de enfermagem. Os resultados indicam que a maneira como os registros de enfermagem estão sendo realizados limita o avanço do processo de produção/reprodução de conhecimento em enfermagem além de dificultar a comunicação entre as(os agentes do trabalho em saúde, contribuindo para a desqualificação da assistência de enfermagem prestada ao paciente.

  3. Cobertura vacinal em menores de dois anos a partir de registro informatizado de imunização em Curitiba, PR Cobertura vacunal en menores de dos años a partir de registro informatizado en Curitiba, Sur de Brasil Vaccination coverage among children under two years of age based on electronic immunization registry in Southern Brazil

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    Karin Regina Luhm

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar o programa de imunização de crianças de 12 e de 24 meses de idade, com base no registro informatizado de imunização. MÉTODOS: Estudo descritivo em amostra probabilística de 2.637 crianças nascidas em 2002 e residentes em Curitiba, PR. As fontes de dados foram: registro informatizado de imunização do município, Sistema de Informação de Nascidos Vivos e inquérito domiciliar para casos com registro incompleto. As coberturas foram estimadas aos 12 e aos 24 meses de vida e analisadas segundo características socioeconômicas de cada distrito sanitário e o vínculo das crianças aos serviços de saúde. Foram analisadas a abrangência, completude e duplicidades do registro informatizado de imunização. RESULTADOS: A cobertura do esquema de imunização foi de 95,3% aos 12 meses sem diferenças entre os distritos e de 90,3% aos 24 meses, tendo sido mais elevada em um distrito com piores indicadores socioeconômicos (p = 0,01. A proporção de vacinas, segundo o tipo, aplicadas antes e após a idade recomendada foi de até 0,9% e até 32,2%, respectivamente. A cobertura do registro informatizado de imunização foi de 98% na amostra estudada, o sub-registro de doses de vacinas foi de 11% e a duplicidade de registro foi de 20,6%. Os grupos que apresentaram maiores coberturas foram: crianças com cadastro definitivo, aquelas com três ou mais consultas pelo Sistema Único de Saúde e as atendidas em Unidades Básicas de Saúde que adotam plenamente a Estratégia de Saúde da Família. CONCLUSÕES: A cobertura vacinal em Curitiba mostrou-se elevada e homogênea entre os distritos, e o vínculo com os serviços de saúde foi fator importante para tais resultados. O registro informatizado de imunização mostrou-se útil no monitoramento da cobertura vacinal; no entanto, é importante a prévia avaliação do seu custo-efetividade para que seja amplamente utilizado pelo Programa Nacional de Imunização.OBJETIVO: Evaluar el

  4. Marea diurna y semidiurna en los registros de tiempo de presión atmosférica superficial en Guatapé y Girardota, Antioquia.

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    Vieira Agudelo, Sara Cristina; Poveda Jaramillo, Germán

    2002-01-01

    Se estudian las mareas atmosféricas en los registros horarios de presión atmosférica superficial de los municipios de Guatapé y Girardota (Antioquia). Se utiliza la transformada de onditas, la transformada de Fourie y un análisis armónico sencillo. Los resultados muestran que la marea (oscilación) semidiurna de la presión atmosférica predomina sobre la oscilación diurna. Los análisis de Fourier y de armónicos confirman que se encuentran mayores valores de la amplitud para la oscilación semid...

  5. Primeros registros de helmintos parásitos en Fulica ardesiaca (Aves: Rallidae) para el Perú : Pantanos de Villa – Lima

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    Gisella Guillén; Elizabeth Morales

    2013-01-01

    En el presente trabajo se registran por primera vez para el Perú, los parásitos de un ejemplar de Fulica ardesiaca «gallareta andina» colectada en los Pantanos de Villa. Se colectaron un total de 698 especimenes: los tremátodos Notocotylus pacifera y Psilostomum sp. con 529 y 149 individuos respectivamente y el céstodo Diorchis americana, con 20. El presente trabajo constituye el primer reporte para el Perú de helmintos en F. ardesiaca y Psilostomum sp. y D. americana son primeros registros p...

  6. Nuevos registros de Phthiraptera (Artropoda: Insecta en Lama pacos Linnaeus 1758, en Chile New records of Phthiraptera (Artropoda: Insecta in Lama pacos Linnaeus 1758, in Chile

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    D González-Acuña

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Se cita a Microthoracius mazzai (Werneck 1932 y Bovicola breviceps (Rudow 1866 por primera vez en Chile, y se confirma la presencia de M. praelongiceps (Neumann 1909 parasitando alpacas en la comuna de General Lagos (I Región, Chile. Se discute la importancia de los presentes registros.For the first time in Chile, the presence of Microthoracius mazzai (Werneck 1932 and Bovicola breviceps (Rudow 1866, are reported, and the presence of M. praelongiceps (Neuman 1909 parasiting alpacas in the General Lagos area (I Region is also confirmed. The importance of this situation is discussed in the present report.

  7. Estado del conocimiento de la durofagia en el registro fósil: interacción depredador-presa en moluscos marinos (Clases Gastropoda y Bivalvia)

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    Catalina Gómez-Espinosa; Raúl Gío-Argáez; Miriam Carreño de la Vega

    2015-01-01

    La depredación como un mecanismo evolutivo, de diversificación y biomineralización es un tópico de gran interés. Un tipo específico de depredación es la durofagia que se define como el hábito alimenticio de los animales que consumen organismos con un esqueleto duro mineralizado, ya sea concha o exoesqueleto. Los moluscos representan una fuente muy importante para examinar la depredación durófaga en el registro fósil debido a su distribución mundial, abundancia, buena preservación y a que ...

  8. Seguridad en los procesos de voto electrónico remoto: registro, votación, consolidación de resultados y auditoria

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    Morales Rocha, Víctor Manuel

    2009-01-01

    En los últimos años se han estado utilizando medios electrónicos para automatizar y hacer más eficientes los diferentes procesos de una elección. Aún cuando esta automatización se ha presentado de manera gradual, el propósito final es utilizar medios electrónicos en cada uno de los procesos:registro de votantes, autenticación de los votantes, emisión del voto y escrutinio y publicación de resultados. Los sistemas de votación electrónica han generado controversia debido a diferentes problemas ...

  9. El registro de los estudios observacionales: es el momento de cumplir el requerimiento de la Declaración de Helsinki

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    Rafael Dal-Ré

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available El sesgo de publicación es una grave deficiencia del actual sistema de comunicación de los resultados de estudios de investigación en seres humanos. Los investigadores clínicos saben que, desde el punto de vista ético, deben inscribir los ensayos clínicos antes de su inicio en un registro público. Se entiende que este hecho ayudará a reducir el sesgo de publicación. Sin embargo, la mayor parte de los estudios en seres humanos son de tipo observacional y no de tipo experimental. Se estima que se han registrado menos del 2% de los 2 millones de estudios observacionales concluidos o en curso. La revisión de 2013 de la Declaración de Helsinki exige el registro de todo estudio de investigación en seres humanos, sus muestras o datos identificables. Se propone que los agentes financiadores, como el Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias, requieran el registro de los estudios observacionales para proveer la financiación. Las empresas deberían hacer lo propio. Así mismo, se propone que los comités de ética de la investigación, que cumpliendo la regulación española utilizan desde 1990 la Declaración como marco de referencia para evaluar los aspectos éticos de los ensayos clínicos con medicamentos, hagan lo mismo con los estudios observacionales del ámbito sanitario; deberían, por tanto, exigir el registro del estudio antes de otorgar su aprobación definitiva. Esto permitiría educar a los investigadores de estudios observacionales en el cumplimiento de un requisito ético de reciente introducción en el código ético de mayor relevancia en la realización de investigaciones en seres humanos.

  10. MIDIENDO LAS FLUCTUACIONES DE LA ECONOMÍA ARGÁRICA A TRAVÉS DEL REGISTRO FUNERARIO (Measuring Fluctuations in the Argaric Economy through the Mortuary Record)

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    Pascual Izquierdo-Egea

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    La aplicación de la arqueología de los fenómenos sociales, mediante el método de valoración contextual, al análisis del registro funerario argárico aporta evidencias materiales sobre las fluctuaciones de la economía y las oscilaciones de la desigualdad social, la conflictividad o los recursos disponibles en función del tiempo. Los parámetros que miden dichos fenómenos permiten aislar los factores esenciales del colapso argárico e inferir su naturaleza, articulada por una aguda escasez de recu...

  11. CALCULANDO EL NIVEL DE RECURSOS DISPONIBLES A PARTIR DEL REGISTRO FUNERARIO MESOAMERICANO (Calculating the Available Resource Level from the Mesoamerican Mortuary Record)

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    Pascual Izquierdo-Egea

    2016-01-01

    El cálculo del nivel de recursos disponibles a partir del registro funerario no solo es posible sino que arroja resultados espectaculares que aclaran cuestiones tan fundamentales como la naturaleza del cambio demográfico. Constituye un nuevo logro relevante de la arqueología de los fenómenos sociales como disciplina verdaderamente científica. Su aplicación a la Mesoamérica prehispánica confirma la coincidencia entre los resultados obtenidos para este nuevo parámetro en las tierras bajas mayas...

  12. Primer registro de ocelote (Leopardus pardalis) en el Parque Nacional Lagunas de Zempoala, Estado de México y Morelos, México.

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    Marcelo Aranda; Francisco Botello; Enrique Martínez-Meyer; Arturo Pineda

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    Mediante fototrampeo se registró la presencia de un individuo macho adulto de ocelote ( Leopardus pardalis ) en el Parque Nacional Lagunas de Zempoala (PNLZ), en los estados de México y Morelos, México. Este es el primer registro de la especie para el PNLZ y es el más cercano a las ciudades de México, Toluca y Cuernavaca; también es la ubicación de mayor altitud para la especie en México (3 150 m) y la primera vez que se documenta en un bosque de oyamel.

  13. ANÁLISIS DE MODELOS DE GESTIÓN ESTRATÉGICA PARA IMPLANTACIÓN DE GOBIERNO ELECTRÓNICO EN REGISTROS Y NOTARIAS PÚBLICAS

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    Guarucano Lisbeth

    2007-01-01

    Las tecnologías de información como herramientas son un potencial para configurar estructuras organizativas y modelos de gestión pública para ofrecer una respuesta única, ágil, eficiente, de calidad y transparencia a los ciudadanos. El objetivo general de este estudio fue establecer un Modelo de gestión estratégica para la implantación de gobierno electrónico en los registros y notarias del estado Zulia. El mismo, servirá de guía para otras oficinas públicas que tengan la necesidad de proveer...

  14. Cerambycidae (Coleoptera do Parque Nacional da Serra das Confusões, Piauí, Brasil: novas espécies e novos registros

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    Maria Helena M. Galileo

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    Full Text Available Três novas espécies são descritas do Piauí, em Cerambycinae: Compsibidion pictum, sp. nov. (Neoibidionini; em Lamiinae: Adetus differentis sp. nov. (Apomecynini e Mimasyngenes piauiensis sp. nov. (Desmiphorini. De 75 espécies procedentes do Riacho dos Bois (Parque Nacional da Serra das Confusões, 50 são novos registros para o Piauí. Três subfamílias são reconhecidas: uma espécie de Prioninae, 46 espécies de Cerambycinae e 28 espécies de Lamiinae.

  15. NUEVO REGISTRO DE CHINCHILLA CHINCHILLA (RODENTIA, CHINCHILLIDAE) PARA LA REGIÓN DE ATACAMA, CHILE. IMPLICANCIAS PARA SU ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN

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    Pablo Valladares F.; Martín Espinosa; Mauricio Torres; Eric Diaz; Nicolai Zeller; Jorge de La Riva; Moisés Grimberg; Ángel Spotorno

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    Reportamos un nuevo registro de Chinchilla chinchilla para la Región de Atacama, Chile. Se basa en ejemplares fotografiados por cámaras de movimiento en el Parque Nacional Nevado Tres Cruces y sus alrededores y por restos óseos y de fecas encontrados en laderas de cerros, ya sea con pendiente abrupta o con rodados, ambas formaciones con cuevas de mediano tamaño. No existen reportes científicos para esta especie en la Región de Atacama en los últimos cincuenta años. Se analiza el estado de con...

  16. El registro médico en la evaluación de la parálisis facial en un centro de rehabilitación

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    Ochoa Urdangarain, Lázaro Antonio

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    Se realizó un estudio analítico, longitudinal prospectivo, con una muestra de 347 pacientes de ambos sexos, con el diagnóstico confirmado de parálisis facial infra nuclear, atendidos en el servicio de Medicina Física y Rehabilitación del Hospital Universitario Amalia Simoni Argilagos de Camagüey ciudad, Cuba, con el objetivo de validar un registro médico e identificar las posibles variables predictivas que intervienen en la recuperación funcional facial. Cada paciente fue evaluado al inicio y...

  17. Primeros registros de helmintos parásitos en Fulica ardesiaca (Aves: Rallidae para el Perú : Pantanos de Villa – Lima

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    Gisella Guillén

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    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo se registran por primera vez para el Perú, los parásitos de un ejemplar de Fulica ardesiaca «gallareta andina» colectada en los Pantanos de Villa. Se colectaron un total de 698 especimenes: los tremátodos Notocotylus pacifera y Psilostomum sp. con 529 y 149 individuos respectivamente y el céstodo Diorchis americana, con 20. El presente trabajo constituye el primer reporte para el Perú de helmintos en F. ardesiaca y Psilostomum sp. y D. americana son primeros registros para la helmintofauna peruana.

  18. REGISTRO DE CINCO ESPECIES DE AVES POCO CONOCIDAS PARA NORTE DE SANTANDER, COLOMBIA Five Bird Species Poorly Known for Norte de Santander, Colombia

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    Registramos cinco especies de aves poco conocidas para la región con base en observaciones realizadas en el área urbana de Cúcuta (departamento de Norte de Santander, Colombia). Dos de ellas son migratorias neárticas/neotropicales (Coccyzus americanus y Protonotaria citrea). Aunque cuatro especies ya habían sido recolectadas en Cúcuta, han pasado inadvertidas para esta región. Uno de los registros corresponde a la ampliación hacia el norte del área de distribución geográfica conocida para Par...

  19. Registros de sanguijuelas de Costa Rica y clave para la identificación de las especies con redescripción de Cylicobdella costaricae

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    Alejandro Oceguera-Figueroa; Bernald Pacheco-Chaves

    2012-01-01

    En contraste con los enormes esfuerzos realizados por caracterizar la fauna y flora de Costa Rica, con excepción de algunos registros aislados, muy poco se sabe sobre las sanguijuelas (Annelida: Clitellata) en este país. En este trabajo, presentamos la redescripción de una especie terrestre muy poco conocida: Cylicobdella costaricae, caracterizando su morfología externa e interna; esta última se mantenía completamente desconocida hasta la fecha. Adicionalmente, presentamos la primera lista de...

  20. Constraints on continental crustal mass loss via chemical weathering using lithium and its isotopes

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    Liu, Xiao-ming; Rudnick, Roberta L.

    2011-01-01

    Chemical weathering, as well as physical erosion, changes the composition and shapes the surface of the continental crust. However, the amount of continental material that has been lost over Earth’s history due to chemical weathering is poorly constrained. Using a mass balance model for lithium inputs and outputs from the continental crust, we find that the mass of continental crust that has been lost due to chemical weathering is at least 15% of the original mass of the juvenile continental ...

  1. The Impact of Elevated Temperatures on Continental Carbon Cycling in the Paleogene

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    Pancost, R. D.; Handley, L.; Taylor, K. W.; Collinson, M. E.; Weijers, J.; Talbot, H. M.; Hollis, C. J.; Grogan, D. S.; Whiteside, J. H.

    2010-12-01

    Recent climate and biogeochemical modelling suggests that methane flux from wetlands and soils was greater during past greenhouse climates, due to a combination of higher continental temperatures, an enhanced hydrological cycle, and elevated primary production. Here, we examine continental environments in the Paleogene using a range of biomarker proxies (complemented by palaeobotanical approaches), including air temperatures derived from the distribution of soil bacterial glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (the MBT/CBT proxy), as well as evidence from wetland and lacustrine settings for enhanced methane cycling. Previously published and new MBT/CBT records parallel sea surface temperature records, suggesting elevated continental temperatures during the Eocene even at mid- to high latitudes (New Zealand, 20-28°C; the Arctic, 17°C; across the Sierra Nevada, 15-25°C; and SE England, 20-30°C). Such temperatures are broadly consistent with paleobotanical records and would have directly led to increased methane production via the metabolic impact of temperature on rates of methanogenesis. To test this, we have determined the distributions and carbon isotopic compositions of archaeal ether lipids and bacterial hopanoids in thermally immature Eocene lignites. In particular, the Cobham lignite, deposited in SE England and spanning the PETM, is characterised by markedly higher concentrations of both methanogen and methanotroph biomarkers compared to modern and Holocene temperate peats. Elevated temperatures, by fostering either stratification and/or decreased oxygen solubility, could have also led to enhanced methane production in Paleogene lakes. Both the Messel Shale (Germany) and Green River Formation, specifically the Parachute Creek oil shale horizons (Utah and Wyoming), are characterised by strongly reducing conditions (including euxinic conditions in the latter), as well as abundant methanogen and methanotroph biomarkers. Such results confirm model predictions

  2. Right away and all at once: how we saved Continental.

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    Brenneman, G

    1998-01-01

    In 1993, when Greg Brenneman started working at Continental Airlines, it was the most dysfunctional company he had ever seen. It had been through two bankruptcies and ten presidents in ten years. There was next to no strategy. The company was burning through money. And employee morale couldn't get any worse. Today Continental is flying high. It posted revenues of $7.2 billion and a net income of $385 million in 1997. It regularly ranks as one of the top five U.S. airlines for key performance measures such as dispatch reliability. And employee turnover has been drastically reduced. What happened? In this first-person account, Brenneman, now Continental's president and COO, describes how he and the new team at Continental's helm transformed the company "right away and all at once." More specifically, he describes the five lessons he learned during this dramatic turnaround. At the beginning, there was so much wrong with Continental that he felt as if any one misstep could bring the whole effort down. But in a time of crisis, when time is tight and money is tighter, you can't afford to mull over complex strategy. With Gordon Bethune, Continental's chairman and CEO, Brenneman devised the Go Forward Plan, a straightforward strategy focused on four key elements: understanding the market, increasing revenues, improving the product, and transforming the corporate culture. He admits that the plan wasn't complicated--it was pure common sense. The tough part was getting it done. "Do it now!" became the rallying cry of the movement, and the power of momentum has carried Continental to success. PMID:10185430

  3. Thin air

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    Jasanoff, Sheila

    2013-01-01

    Clearing the air How do we grasp the air? Without Michel Callon’s guidance, I might never have asked that question. Years ago, when I first entered environmental law practice, I took it for granted that problems such as air pollution exist “out there” in the real world for science to discover and law to fix. It is a measure of Callon’s influence that I understand the law today as a metaphysical instrument, no less powerful in its capacity to order nature than the tools of the ancient oracular...

  4. Long-term Changes in Extreme Air Pollution Meteorology and the Implications for Air Quality

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    Hou, Pei; Wu, Shiliang

    2016-03-01

    Extreme air pollution meteorological events, such as heat waves, temperature inversions and atmospheric stagnation episodes, can significantly affect air quality. Based on observational data, we have analyzed the long-term evolution of extreme air pollution meteorology on the global scale and their potential impacts on air quality, especially the high pollution episodes. We have identified significant increasing trends for the occurrences of extreme air pollution meteorological events in the past six decades, especially over the continental regions. Statistical analysis combining air quality data and meteorological data further indicates strong sensitivities of air quality (including both average air pollutant concentrations and high pollution episodes) to extreme meteorological events. For example, we find that in the United States the probability of severe ozone pollution when there are heat waves could be up to seven times of the average probability during summertime, while temperature inversions in wintertime could enhance the probability of severe particulate matter pollution by more than a factor of two. We have also identified significant seasonal and spatial variations in the sensitivity of air quality to extreme air pollution meteorology.

  5. Contributions to knowledge of the continental margin of Uruguay. Uruguayan continental margin: morphology, geology and identification of the base of the slope

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    This work is about the morphology, geology and the identification of the base of the slope in the The Uruguayan continental margin which corresponds to the the type of divergent, volcanic and segmented margins. Morphologically is constituted by a clearly defined continental shelf, as well as a continental slope that presents configuration changes from north to south and passes directly to the abyssal plain

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  7. Quantifying human impacts on catchment sediment yield: A continental approach

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    Vanmaercke, Matthias; Poesen, Jean; Govers, Gerard; Verstraeten, Gert

    2015-07-01

    Both from a scientific and environmental management perspective, there is a large need to assess the magnitude and controlling factors of human impacts on catchment sediment yield. Quantifying this impact is difficult, since it requires knowing both the actual sediment yield (SYa, [t km- 2 y- 1]) as well as the corresponding "pristine" value of a catchment (SYp, [t km- 2 y- 1]; i.e. the sediment yield that can be expected if the catchment was not affected by humans). Here we address this problem by comparing measured SYa values for 165 European catchments that were unaffected by dams or reservoirs with their corresponding SYp, which were predicted using a recently developed regression model. The ratio between these two values is expected to reflect the degree of human impact on catchment sediment yield (HIF). Correlation and partial correlation analyses showed that spatial variability in HIF is mainly explained by differences in land use (i.e. the fraction of arable land) and catchment area. The effect of these two factors was clearly linked in western and central Europe: whereas SYa can be easily 40 times higher than SYp in intensively cultivated small (≤ 1 km2) catchments, the difference is negligible for large (> 1000 km2) catchments with the same land use. While, this concurs with our knowledge that the effects of land use (change) on erosion rates can be buffered at the catchment scale, this study provides a first robust quantification of this effect. Apart from a potential climatic effect (i.e. a correlation between HIF and the average annual air temperature) no other factors could be identified that are significant in explaining observed differences in HIF. This indicates that HIF is mainly controlled by catchment scale and land use, while other factors may be only of secondary importance at an intra-continental scale. Nonetheless, more accurate quantifications of these HIF values and more refined characterizations of the catchments in terms of (historical

  8. Application of isotope tracers in continental scale hydrological modeling

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    Full text: Tracing isotopes in hydrological systems is becoming an important tool for hydrologist to study hydrological processes. Stable isotopes such as 2H and 18O are particularly useful since these elements are building blocks of the water molecules and behave slightly differently in phase changes and diffusion than regular water molecules. Hydrologists working on small and regional scales have demonstrated the value of stable isotope traces in various application such as distinguishing the source of surface water (old water from the ground-water pool and new water surface runoff), differentiating evaporation (from open water) from transpiration (from plants), snow and smelt glacier mixing, etc. Application of isotope tracers at large scale is far behind the regional application mostly due to the lack of isotopic data for large regions. The International Atomic Energy Agency has started a major effort inviting experts and institutions from all over the world to change this situation and promote the collection and distribution of isotopic data about various component of the hydrological cycle. IAEA and WMO (World Meteorological Organization) already established a Global Network for Isotopes in Precipitation (GNIP) and IAEA recently initiated a new effort the Global Network for Isotopes in Rivers (GNIR). The present paper attempts to utilize these emerging isotopic datasets by incorporating isotope tracing in large scale hydrological simulation. The available precipitation and river isotopic composition data are analysed in simple GIS context to demonstrate the consistency of the isotopic data with other Earth system data such as various climate forcings (air temperature, precipitation, vapor pressure, etc.) land characterisation data (land-use, soil types, river networks, etc.) and river discharge data.. After the initial GIS-based analysis, the isotopic data are tested in a modified version of a well established large scale water balance/water transport

  9. Seaward dipping reflectors along the SW continental margin of India: Evidence for volcanic passive margin

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    K K Ajay; A K Chaubey; K S Krishna; D Gopala Rao; D Sar

    2010-12-01

    Multi-channel seismic reflection profiles across the southwest continental margin of India (SWCMI) show presence of westerly dipping seismic reflectors beneath sedimentary strata along the western flank of the Laccadive Ridge –northernmost part of the Chagos –Laccadive Ridge system. Velocity structure, seismic character, 2D gravity model and geographic locations of the dipping reflectors suggest that these reflectors are volcanic in origin, which are interpreted as Seaward Dipping Reflectors (SDRs). The SDRs; 15 to 27 km wide overlain by ∼1 km thick sediment; are observed at three locations and characterized by stack of laterally continuous, divergent and off-lapping reflectors. Occurrence of SDRs along western flank of the Laccadive Ridge adjacent to oceanic crust of the Arabian Basin and 2D crustal model deduced from free-air gravity anomaly suggest that they are genetically related to incipient volcanism during separation of Madagascar from India. We suggest that (i)SWCMI is a volcanic passive margin developed during India –Madagascar breakup in the Late Cretaceous, and (ii)continent –ocean transition lies at western margin of the Laccadive Ridge, west of feather edge of the SDRs. Occurrence of SDRs on western flank of the Laccadive Ridge and inferred zone of transition from continent to ocean further suggest continental nature of crust of the Laccadive Ridge.

  10. Deepening of the ocean mixed layer at the northern Patagonian continental shelf: a numerical study

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    Zanella, Juan; Pescio, Andres; Dragani, Walter

    2014-01-01

    A possible deepening of the ocean mixed layer was investigated at a selected point of the Patagonian continental shelf where a significant positive wind speed trend was estimated. Using a 1-dimensional vertical numerical model (S2P3) forced by atmospheric data from NCEP/NCAR I reanalysis and tidal constituents from TPXO 7.2 global model on a long term simulation (1979-2011), it was found that the mixed layer thickness presents a significant and positive trend of 10.1 +/- 1.4 cm/yr. Several numerical experiments were carried out in order to evaluate the impact of the different atmospheric variables (surface zonal and latitudinal wind components, air temperature, atmospheric pressure, specific humidity and cloud coverage) considered in this study. As a result it was found that an increase in the wind speed can be considered as the main responsible of the ocean mixed layer deepening at the selected location of the Patagonian continental shelf. A possible increasing in the mixed layer thickness could be directly ...

  11. Numerical models of trench migration in continental collision zones

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    V. Magni

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Continental collision is an intrinsic feature of plate tectonics. The closure of an oceanic basin leads to the onset of subduction of buoyant continental material, which slows down and eventually stops the subduction process. We perform a parametric study of the geometrical and rheological influence on subduction dynamics during the subduction of continental lithosphere. In 2-D numerical models of a free subduction system with temperature and stress-dependent rheology, the trench and the overriding plate move self-consistently as a function of the dynamics of the system (i.e. no external forces are imposed. This setup enables to study how continental subduction influences the trench migration. We found that in all models the trench starts to advance once the continent enters the subduction zone and continues to migrate until few million years after the ultimate slab detachment. Our results support the idea that the trench advancing is favoured and, in part provided by, the intrinsic force balance of continental collision. We suggest that the trench advance is first induced by the locking of the subduction zone and the subsequent steepening of the slab, and next by the sinking of the deepest oceanic part of the slab, during stretching and break-off of the slab. The amount of trench advancing ranges from 40 to 220 km and depends on the dip angle of the slab before the onset of collision.

  12. Sulfur and metal fertilization of the lower continental crust

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    Locmelis, Marek; Fiorentini, Marco L.; Rushmer, Tracy; Arevalo, Ricardo; Adam, John; Denyszyn, Steven W.

    2016-02-01

    Mantle-derived melts and metasomatic fluids are considered to be important in the transport and distribution of trace elements in the subcontinental lithospheric mantle. However, the mechanisms that facilitate sulfur and metal transfer from the upper mantle into the lower continental crust are poorly constrained. This study addresses this knowledge gap by examining a series of sulfide- and hydrous mineral-rich alkaline mafic-ultramafic pipes that intruded the lower continental crust of the Ivrea-Verbano Zone in the Italian Western Alps. The pipes are relatively small (asthenospheric rise during the orogenic collapse of the Variscan belt (< 300 Ma). Unlike previous models, outcomes from this study suggest a significant temporal gap between the occurrence of mantle metasomatism, subsequent partial melting and emplacement of the pipes. We argue that this multi-stage process is a very effective mechanism to fertilize the commonly dry and refractory lower continental crust in metals and volatiles. During the four-dimensional evolution of the thermo-tectonic architecture of any given terrain, metals and volatiles stored in the lower continental crust may become available as sources for subsequent ore-forming processes, thus enhancing the prospectivity of continental block margins for a wide range of mineral systems.

  13. O papel do enfermeiro na adesão ao tratamento de pessoas com transtorno afetivo bipolar: o que os registros dizem?

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    Beatriz Pedreira

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Se trata de estudio descriptivo-exploratorio que describe el papel del enfermero en la adhesión al tratamiento de la persona con trastorno afectivo bipolar (TAB, a través del levantamiento de registros hechos por estudiantes y enfermeras en los prontuarios, y aplicación de una escala en un servicio comunitario de salud mental. Se utilizó la metodología clínico-cualitativa y, como instrumento de colecta, un diario de campo. La escala fue aplicada en el primero y último contacto con cinco sujetos del interior paranaense, en el período de un mes, en 2010. Se percibió una evolución más significativa en la adhesión al tratamiento en solamente una de los pacientes. Los registros no relatan conducta de enfermería en la mayoría de las veces y poseen aspectos de la psiquiatría organicista en su descripción. El enfermero debe registrar sus intervenciones y resultados adecuadamente.

  14. Geología y registros magnéticos entre arroyo La Tapera y Santa Clara del Mar, Mar del Plata

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    J.C. Bidegain

    2005-09-01

    Full Text Available Estudios paleomagnéticos se realizaron en secuencias del Pleistoceno-Holoceno del sector comprendido entre el arroyo La Tapera y Santa Clara del Mar, en Mar del Plata. Los sedimentos de la base de los perfiles en el arroyo La Tapera y en Camet, que se interpreta pertenecen a la Formación Ensenada, contienen direcciones de polaridad reversa y se asignan al cron Matuyama. Las capas sedimentarias de la base del perfil de Santa Clara del Mar, solo presentan direcciones de polaridad normal, por consiguiente toda la secuencia sedimentaria de esta localidad se asigna al cron Brunhes, (< 0,78 Ma. Los registros de susceptibilidad magnética siguen el patrón de los perfiles realizados en el plateau de loess de Argentina. Los valores más bajos de susceptibilidad corresponden a mayor grado de pedogénesis y meteorización más intensa. Las titanomagnetitas acarreadas por el viento en los períodos glaciares (más secos, son las portadoras principales de la remanencia y responden por los registros magnéticos más elevados que se obtienen en las capas menos meteorizadas.

  15. Baetidae (Insecta, Ephemeroptera ocorrentes em Roraima, Brasil: novos registros e chaves para gêneros e espécies no estágio ninfal

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    Jesine Netto Falcão

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Baetidae (Insecta, Ephemeroptera ocorrentes em Roraima, Brasil: novos registros e chaves para gêneros e espécies no estágio ninfal. Roraima é um dos estados de menor conhecimento acerca da família Baetidae no Brasil, com apenas quatro espécies formalmente registradas. Através de coletas realizadas principalmente nas regiões nordeste e sudeste de Roraima, o presente trabalho tem por objetivo ampliar o conhecimento a respeito da família no estado. Foram encontradas 32 espécies, sendo dessas, 14 novas ocorrências para a Região Norte e quatro novos registros para o Brasil (Camelobaetidius ortizi Dominique & Thomas, 2002, Cloeodes barituensis Nieto & Richard, 2008, Paracloeodes pacawara Nieto & Salles, 2006 e Waltzoyphius roberti Thomas & Peru, 2002. Exceto pelos gêneros Moribaetis Waltz & McCafferty, 1985, Tomedontus Lugo- Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995, Tupiara Salles Lugo-Ortiz, Da-Silva & Francischetti, 2003 e Varipes Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1998, todos os gêneros registrados para o Brasil foram encontrados. Um gênero e uma espécie de Cryptonympha encontrados são novos para a Ciência.

  16. Calliini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae: descrições, homonímia, novo registro e chave para as espécies de Graminea Thomson, 1864

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    Ubirajara R. Martins

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Calliini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae: descrições, homonímia, novo registro e chave para as espécies de Graminea Thomson, 1864. Espécies novas descritas: Paracallia giesberti sp. nov. da Bolívia (Cochabamba, Colombicallia albofasciata sp. nov. e Graminea rubra sp. nov. da Bolívia (Santa Cruz; Asemolea flava sp. nov. da Costa Rica, (Heredia; Callia potiaiuba sp. nov. do Brasil (Rondônia e da Bolívia (Cochabamba e Santa Cruz. É proposto o nome Rumuara nom. nov. para Paracladus Martins & Galileo, 1990 non Carpenter, 1966 (Orthoptera. Apresenta-se novo registro para a Bolívia para Eumimesis trilineata Magno & Monné, 1990. Acrescenta-se chave para as espécies de Graminea.Calliini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae: descriptions, homonym, new record and key to the species of Graminea Thomson,1864. New species described: Paracallia giesberti sp. nov. from Bolivia (Cochabamba, Colombicallia albofasciata sp. nov. and Graminea rubra sp. nov. from Bolivia (Santa Cruz; Asemolea flava sp. nov. from Costa Rica, (Heredia; Callia potiaiuba sp. nov. from Brazil (Rondônia and Bolivia (Cochabamba and Santa Cruz. Rumuara nom. nov. is proposed for Paracladus Martins & Galileo, 1990 non Carpenter, 1966 (Orthoptera. Eumimesis trilineata Magno & Monné, 1990 is recorded for Bolivia. A key to the species of Graminea is added.

  17. New records of tepezcuincle (Cuniculus paca in Puebla, Central Mexico Nuevos registros de tepezcuincle (Cuniculus paca en Puebla, centro de México

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    Osvaldo Eric Ramírez-Bravo

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available The state of Puebla has little information about mammal presence and distribution. In a study to determine jaguar presence using camera traps and interviews, we obtained 16 new records of tepezcuincle (Cuniculus paca in different vegetation types such as tropical rainforest and cloud forest, as well as in coffee plantations. The records prove that the species is widely spread along the Sierra Norte of Puebla, but the distribution of populations in the Sierra Negra is uncertain.El estado de Puebla tiene poca información sobre presencia y distribución de mamíferos. En un estudio para determinar la presencia del jaguar, mediante cámaras y encuestas, logramos obtener 16 nuevos registros de tepezcuincle (Cuniculus paca en diferentes tipos de vegetación como selvas medianas y bosque mesófilo de montaña,además de cafetales. Estos registros prueban que la especie se distribuye ampliamente a lo largo de la sierra Norte de Puebla; sin embargo, se desconoce la distribución de las poblaciones en la sierra Negra.

  18. O registro de nascimento e sua importância em planejamento materno-infantil Live-birth register and its importance to maternal and child care planning

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    Maria Stella Levy

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    Full Text Available Foi estimada a proporção de nascimentos registrados conforme o artigo 63 do decreto n.° 4.857 de 9 de novembro de 1939 - Lei dos Registros Públicos que obirga o registro de nascimento "no cartório do lugar em que tiver ocorrido o parto, no prazo de 15 dias após o nascimento", ou "na falta ou impedimento do pai", até 60 dias após o nascimento. No distrito de São Paulo, por "lugar onde ocorreu o parto", entende-se cada um dos 48 subdistritos em que o mesmo se subdivide. Com base em amostras colhidas em maternidades, foram estimadas essas proporções, no ano base de 1969.With basic on a probabilistic sample of live births collected in maternities, an estimative of the proportion of live births registered was made. According to the Brazilian law, the register has to be done in an especific date and place, depending on the local area where the birth occurred. The year-base for this study was 1969.

  19. Registros adicionales de felinos del estado de Guerrero, México Additional records of cats in the state of Guerrero, Mexico

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    José Alberto Almazán-Catalán

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Se amplía la información sobre distribución, hábitat y medidas somáticas y craneales de las 6 especies de felinos que se distribuyen en nuestro país y que se encuentran en Guerrero. La presencia de estas especies se obtuvo a través de métodos directos y registros indirectos. Lynx rufus está representado por la piel y el cráneo de un joven y es el segundo registro para el estado; mientras que Puma concolor, Puma yagouaroundi, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus wiedii y Panthera onca incrementan su área de distribución en el estado. Las principales amenazas para estos felinos son la fragmentación del hábitat y la cacería furtiva.Information on distribution, habitat and measurements of the 6 species of cats found in Mexico and in Guerrero is provided. The specimens were recorded through direct and indirect methods. Lynx rufus is represented by the skin and skull of a young specimen and it is the second record for the state, while Puma concolor, Puma yagouaroundi, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus wiedii and Panthera onca increase its distribution range in the state. The main threats to cats are habitat fragmentation and poaching.

  20. Notas e descrições em Acanthoderini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae. I. Novos táxons, nova sinonímia e novos registros

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    Ubirajara R. Martins

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Notas e descrições em Acanthoderini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae. I. Novos táxons e novos registros. Descrição de espécies novas: Zikanita egregia sp. nov. (Bolívia, Santa Cruz; Dufauxia thomasi sp. nov. (Bolívia, Santa Cruz; Irundisaua punctata sp. nov. (Colômbia, Cauca; Cotyzineus gen. nov., espécie-tipo C. bruchi (Melzer, 1931 comb. nov. Novos registros: Zikanita argenteofasciata (Tippmann, 1960 é assinalada para o Brasil (Maranhão e Cotyzineus bruchi para a Bolívia (Santa Cruz. Novo sinônimo: Ateralphus diringsi Martins & Monné, 1993 = A. javariensis Lane, 1965.Notes and descriptions on Acanthoderini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae. I. New taxa and new records. New taxa described: Zikanita egregia, sp. nov. from Bolivia (Santa Cruz; Dufauxia thomasi sp. nov. from Bolivia (Santa Cruz; Irundisaua punctata sp. nov. from Colombia (Cauca; Cotyzineus gen. nov. type species C. bruchi (Melzer, 1931 comb. nov. New records: Zikanita argenteofasciata (Tippmann, 1960 for Brazil (Maranhão; Cotyzineus bruchi for Bolivia (Santa Cruz. New synomym: Ateralphus diringsi Martins & Monné, 1993 = A. javariensis Lane, 1965.

  1. Magmatic systems of large continental igneous province

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    Sharkov, Evgenii

    2014-05-01

    Large igneous provinces (LIPs) of the modern type are known from the middle Paleoproterozoic and have a great abundance in the Phanerozoic. The most researches considered their appearance with ascending of the mantle thermochemical superplumes which provided simultaneously eruption of the same type of lavas on the huge territories. Judging on presence among them different subprovinces, formation of concrete magmatic systems were linked with protuberances (secondary plumes) on the superplumes surfaces. We suggest that origin of such plumes was linked with local enrichment of upper part of the superplumes head beneath roofing by fluid components; it led to lowering of the plume material density and initiated ascending of the secondary plumes. As a result, their heads, where partial melting occurred, can reach the level of the upper crust as it follows from absence of lower-crustal rocks among xenoliths in basalts, although mantle xenoliths existed in them. Important feature of LIPs is presence of two major types of mafic lavas: (1) geochemical-enriched alkali Fe-Ti basalts and picrites, and (2) basalts of normal alkalinity (tholeiites) with different contents of TiO2. At that the first type of mafites are usually typical for lower parts of LIPs which initially developed as continental rifts, whereas the second type composed the upper part of the traps' cover. Magmatic systems of the LIPs are subdivided on three levels of different deep: (1) zones of magma generation, (2) areas of transitional magma chambers where large often layered intrusive bodies are formed, and (3) areas on surface where lava eruptions and subvolcanic intrusions occurred. All these levels are linked by feeder dykes. The least known element of the system is area of magma generation, and, especially, composition of melting substratum. Important information about it is contained in aforementioned mantle xenoliths in alkali basalts and basanites. They practically everywhere are represented by two

  2. Standardized discourse recording model: methodological proposal for the systematization of interviews in qualitative research Modelo de registro estandarizado del discurso: propuesta metodológica para la sistematización de entrevistas en la investigación cualitativa Modelo de registro padronizado do discurso: proposta metodológica para sistematização de entrevistas em pesquisas qualitativas

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    Zeina Hassen Mustafa

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available Qualitative research is considered an innovative way of apprehending reality. There is still a need to improve the methods used in conducting interviews and in the way in which dense complex discourses are systematized and analyzed. Considering the technical and operational difficulties that qualitative methods tend to create, a methodological proposal called Standardized Discourse Recording Model is being proposed with the aim of finding a structural logic that systematizes the construction of interviews. To demonstrate the use of this technique, the discourse recording of three people who were interviewed in a project in which this methodology was applied is presented as examples. One can observe the unfolding of its three operational phases - script elaboration, material for the discourse recording, and construction of the text from the interviews - and conclude that this process creates a standardized model of constructing the interviews, which makes the register and the analysis of the data easier.La investigación cualitativa es considerada una metodología innovadora para conocer la realidad. Todavía persiste la necesidad de mejorar los métodos utilizados para realización de entrevistas, la forma de sistematización de los datos y el análisis de discursos complejos y densos. Considerando las dificultades técnicas y operacionales que los métodos cualitativos ocasionan, fue elaborada una propuesta metodológica denominada Modelo de Registro Estandarizado del Discurso. Si propone encontrar una lógica estructural que sistematiza la construcción de las entrevistas. Para ejemplificar su aplicación, fueram utilizados los discursos de tres participantes de una investigación. La técnica está compuesta por tres fases operacionales: elaboración del guía de entrevista, formato para registro del discurso y construcción del texto final para presentación de las entrevistas. Se puede concluir que este proceso cria un modelo estandarizado

  3. Registros nuevos de especies de sírfidos (Diptera: Syrphidae para Yucatán, México New records of syrphids (Diptera: Syrphidae from Yucatán, Mexico

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    Alejandra González-Moreno

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Se recolectaron sírfidos de 6 Áreas Naturales Protegidas del Estado de Yucatán (México, colocando 12 trampas Malaise en cada sitio de muestreo. En total, se encontraron 14 registros nuevos de sírfidos para Yucatán, 3 de los cuales son también nuevos registros para el país.Syrphid from 6 Protected Natural Areas from Yucatán State were collected using 12 Malaise traps in each site. Fourteen species are new records from Yucatán, 3 of them also for the country.

  4. Discrepâncias entre o informe verbal e os registros no cartão da gestante, um instrumento negligenciado Discrepancies between verbal information and the records in pregnant woman card, a neglected instrument

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    Fabiano Djalma Figueirôa Paes Barreto; Rivaldo Mendes de Albuquerque

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    OBJETIVO: Comparar o preenchimento do cartão da gestante em serviço-escola e em outros serviços, assim como verificar a concordância entre esses registros e as informações verbais das puérperas. MÉTODOS: Realizou-se estudo epidemiológico, transversal, misto, com duas etapas, adotando amostragem estratificada proporcional ao número de partos. Na primeira, os registros no cartão da gestante de um serviço-escola foram comparados aos de unidades não vinculadas ao ensino superior na área de saúde,...

  5. Presentación del nuevo registro español de pacientes con nutrición artificial domiciliaria Presentation of the new Spanish Home Artificial Nutrition registry

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    Cuerda, C.; L. Parón; M. Planas; C. Gómez Candela; Moreno, J. M.

    2007-01-01

    Los registros son bases de datos que proporcionan información sobre una actuación o patología concreta en una población determinada. En el caso de la nutrición artificial domiciliaria (NAD) existen registros de pacientes en diferentes países europeos, EE.UU. y Japón con datos de prevalencia, indicaciones, seguimiento y complicaciones de estos tratamientos. En 1992 se creó en España el grupo NADYA, formado por profesionales con dedicación a la nutrición artificial. Una de sus inquietudes fue l...

  6. La inscripción en el Registro Civil Español de los hijos nacidos en el extranjero mediante gestación por sustitución

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    Vázquez Muiña, Tania

    2013-01-01

    En España, la actual polémica sobre la inscripción en el Registro Civil de la filiación surgida en el extranjero mediante gestación por sustitución tiene su origen en el caso planteado por un matrimonio de varones que, tras el nacimiento de dos menores mediante dicha técnica en el Estado de California (EE.UU), intentaron su inscripción como hijos naturales de ambos en el Registro Civil consular de Los Ángeles, aportando para tal fin el certificado registral extranjero de nacimiento. El presen...

  7. Adición a los registros de tapir centroamericano (Tapirus bairdii) en Oaxaca, México Addition to the records of Baird's Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) in Oaxaca, Mexico

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    Christian Alejandro Delfín-Alfonso; Arturo H. Hernández-Huerta; Samuel Macías-Sánchez; Alberto González-Gallina; Gerson Alducin-Chávez

    2008-01-01

    En el mes de febrero de 2007, en el municipio de Santo Domingo Ingenio, distrito de Juchitán, Oaxaca, obtuvimos el registro de un ejemplar de tapir centroamericano (Tapirus bairdii) mediante una fotografía proporcionada por los habitantes del sitio. La foto que fue tomada en el 2005, durante la época de lluvias, muestra un tapir adulto cazado a 1.5 km al norte de Santo Domingo. Es el registro más reciente de tapir en Oaxaca y sugiere que éste probablemente se desplazó de la zona montañosa de ...

  8. Potenciais miogênicos evocados vestibulares: metodologias de registro em homens e cobaias Vestibular evoked myogenic potential: recording methods in humans and guinea pigs

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    Aline Cabral de Oliveira

    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available O potencial miogênico evocado vestibular (VEMP é um teste clínico que avalia a função vestibular através de um reflexo vestíbulo-cervical inibitório captado nos músculos do corpo em resposta à estimulação acústica de alta intensidade. OBJETIVO: Verificar e analisar os diversos métodos de registro dos potenciais miogênicos evocados vestibulares no homem e em cobaias. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Realizou-se busca eletrônica nas bases de dados MEDLINE, LILACS, SCIELO e COCHRANE. RESULTADOS: Foram verificadas divergências quanto às formas de registro dos potenciais miogênicos evocados vestibulares, relacionadas com os seguintes fatores: posição do paciente no momento do registro, tipo de estímulo sonoro utilizado (clicks ou tone bursts, parâmetros para a promediação dos estímulos (intensidade, freqüência, tempo de apresentação, filtros, ganho de amplificação das respostas e janelas para captação dos estímulos, tipo de fone utilizado e forma de apresentação dos estímulos (monoaural ou binaural, ipsi ou contralateral. CONCLUSÃO: Não existe consenso na literatura quanto ao melhor método de registro dos potenciais evocados miogênicos vestibulares, havendo necessidade de pesquisas mais específicas para comparação entre estes registros e a definição de um modelo padrão para a utilização na prática clínica.The vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP is a clinical test that assess the vestibular function by means of an inhibitory vestibulo-neck reflex, recorded in body muscles in response to high intensity acoustic stimuli. AIM: To check and analyze the different methods used to record VEMPs in humans and in guinea pigs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We researched the following databases: MEDLINE, LILACS, SCIELO and COCHRANE. RESULTS: we noticed discrepancies in relation to the ways used to record the vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in relation to the following factors: patient position at the time of recording

  9. Evaluating the Analytic - Continental Divide: Impact on Education in Croatia

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    Ivona Novak

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Contemporary Western philosophy has been generally perceived as one that encompasses two divergent traditions of philosophical thought: analytic and continental. A number of writers have drawn attention to the difficulty of explaining the differences between them. A small number of authors have even questioned the credibility of the analytic-continental division. In this paper I argue that the gulf between traditions is real and has a negative impact on three elements of education in Croatia: philosophy as an academic subject, students and university professors. Before delving into the aforementioned issue, I briefly specify areas of philosophical inquiry where the gulf is the most evident. I end paper with several suppositions concerning the future path of both traditions, which are mostly based on the idea of cooperation between analytic and continental philosophers as it would profoundly contribute to the advancement of teaching philosophy.

  10. The Analytic/Continental Divide of Contemporary Philosophy

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    A Hesamifar

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available At the beginning of the twentieth century, when other philosophical tendencies were in the ascendance, two important movements emerged which rapidly came to dominate the intellectual domain: analytic philosophy and continental philosophy. The prominence of these two traditions caused the most famous classification of contemporary philosophy into analytic/continental. But this division created problems such as: Is it a comprehensive and exclusive division and could it cover all trends of contemporary philosophy? What are the features of each school which distinguish it from the other? This article tries to explain the relation between analytic philosophy and continental philosophy, and to evaluate the efforts which have been done to justify the division.

  11. Continental Scale Antarctic deposition of sulphur and black carbon from anthropogenic and volcanic sources

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    H.-F. Graf

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available While Antarctica is often described as a pristine environment, the potential threats from local pollution sources including tourist ships and emissions associated with scientific activities have recently been raised. However, to date there has been no systematic attempt to model the impacts of such pollutants at the continental scale. Indeed, until very recently there was not even a sulphur emission budget available for Antarctica. Here we present the first comprehensive study of atmospheric pollution in Antarctica using a limited area chemistry climate model, and a monthly emissions inventory for sulphur from maintenance of research stations, ground and air traffic, shipping and the active volcano Mt. Erebus. We find that ship emissions, both sulphurous and black carbon, dominate anthropogenic pollution near the ground. These are likely to rise considerably if recent trends in tourism continue.

  12. Gravimetric determination of the continental-oceanic boundary of the Argentine continental margin (from 36°S to 50°S)

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    Arecco, María Alejandra; Ruiz, Francisco; Pizarro, Guillermo; Giménez, Mario; Martínez, Patricia; Ramos, Víctor A.

    2016-01-01

    This paper presents the gravimetric analysis together with seismic data as an integral application in order to identify the continental-oceanic crust boundary (COB) of the Argentine continental margin from 36°S to 50°S in a continuous way. The gravimetric and seismic data are made up of large grids of data obtained from satellite altimetry and marine research. The methodology consists of three distinct methods: (i) the application of enhancement techniques to gravimetric anomalies, (ii) the calculation of crustal thinning from 3-D gravity inversion modelling of the crust-mantle discontinuity and (iii) 2-D gravimetric modelling supported by multichannel reflection and refraction seismic profiles. In the first method, the analytic signal, Theta map, and tilt angle and its horizontal derivative were applied. In the second method, crustal thickness was obtained as the difference in the depths of the crystalline basement and the crust-mantle discontinuity; the latter was obtained via gravimetric inversion. Finally, 2-D modelling was performed from free-air anomalies in two representative sections by considering as restriction surfaces those coming from the interpretation of seismic data. The results of the joint application of enhancement techniques and 2-D and 3-D modelling have enabled continuous interpretation of the COB. In this study, the COB was determined continuously from the integration of 2-D profiles of the enhancement techniques, taking account of crustal thickness and performing 2-D gravimetric modelling. The modelling technique was complemented by regional studies integrated with multichannel seismic reflection and seismic refraction lines, resulting in consistent enhancement techniques.

  13. Primer registro de artropodofauna cadavérica en sustratos humanos y animales en San Juan, Argentina First record of cadaverous arthropod fauna in human and animal substrates in San Juan, Argentina

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    Fernando H. Aballay

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo se estudiaron los artrópodos carroñeros que acudieron a cadáveres de vertebrados al aire libre en la provincia de San Juan, Argentina. El objetivo fue inventariar la composición específica de la artropodofauna cadavérica, asociada a diferentes sustratos de vertebrados en descomposición. Se colectaron muestras de artrópodos sobre restos animales y humanos en condiciones de campo y sobre cadáveres de cerdos domésticos colocados al aire libre bajo condiciones controladas. Se registraron, por primera vez para la provincia de San Juan, 40 especies de artropodofauna tanatológica incluidas en cuatro órdenes y 15 familias. Se incorpora, como primera cita para la fauna forense argentina, un necrófago: Megelenophorus americanus Lacordaire (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae, y tres necrófilas: Polybia ruficeps Schrottky (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Pheidole bergi Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae y Ectatomma brunneum Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae. Se citan 18 especies necrófagas, 18 necrófilas, una omnívora y seis oportunistas sobre siete diferentes sustratos cadavéricos de vertebrados. Se brindan nuevos registros de distribución de 18 especies de insectos. Se confirma la estacionalidad invernal de Callíphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae.In order to determine the specific composition of cadaverous arthropod fauna associated to different decomposing vertebrate substrates, we studied the carrion arthropods that feed on outdoor carcasses in San Juan province, Argentina. Arthropods were collected on animal and human remains in the field and on carcasses of domestic pig placed outdoors under controlled conditions. Forty species of carrion arthropods belonging to four orders and 15 families were recorded for the first time in this province. We present the first record of forensic fauna in Argentina of the necrophagous species Megelenophorus americanus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae and three

  14. Numerical models of slab migration in continental collision zones

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    V. Magni

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Continental collision is an intrinsic feature of plate tectonics. The closure of an oceanic basin leads to the onset of subduction of buoyant continental material, which slows down and eventually stops the subduction process. In natural cases, evidence of advancing margins has been recognized in continental collision zones such as India-Eurasia and Arabia-Eurasia. We perform a parametric study of the geometrical and rheological influence on subduction dynamics during the subduction of continental lithosphere. In our 2-D numerical models of a free subduction system with temperature and stress-dependent rheology, the trench and the overriding plate move self-consistently as a function of the dynamics of the system (i.e. no external forces are imposed. This setup enables to study how continental subduction influences the trench migration. We found that in all models the slab starts to advance once the continent enters the subduction zone and continues to migrate until few million years after the ultimate slab detachment. Our results support the idea that the advancing mode is favoured and, in part, provided by the intrinsic force balance of continental collision. We suggest that the advance is first induced by the locking of the subduction zone and the subsequent steepening of the slab, and next by the sinking of the deepest oceanic part of the slab, during stretching and break-off of the slab. These processes are responsible for the migration of the subduction zone by triggering small-scale convection cells in the mantle that, in turn, drag the plates. The amount of advance ranges from 40 to 220 km and depends on the dip angle of the slab before the onset of collision.

  15. GENERATION OF NONLINEAR INTERNAL WAVES ON CONTINENTAL SHELF

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    2001-01-01

    A 2-D KdV equation is derived under condition of arbitrary continuous density profiles. A non-fission version of initial internal solitary waves propagating onto the continental shelf is studied by means of the 2-D KdV equation. Under non-Bohr and Sommerfeld’s condition, numerical calculations are carried out based on the KdV equation. The results shows that the initial internal solitary waves in deep ocean break down into internal undular bores on the continental shelf. And the bores have a like-soliton leading fronts and undular trails.

  16. Deep Continental Crustal Earthquakes and Lithospheric Structure: A Global Synthesis

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    Devlin, S.; Isacks, B. L.

    2007-12-01

    The distribution of earthquake depths within the continental crust defines the seismogenic thickness (TS), over which at least some part of crustal deformation is accommodated by rapid release of stored elastic strains. Intraplate continental seismicity is often thought to be restricted to the upper crust where TS is within the range of 15 to 20 km. This appears consistent with a lithospheric strength profile involving a weak, ductile lower crust located beneath a stronger, brittle upper crust. With the assumption of a strong uppermost mantle lid, this is often referred to the Jelly Sandwich model of lithosphere rheology. Studies in many places, however, document lower crustal earthquakes beneath continents in apparent disagreement with the model. We explore this and related issues through a survey of where and in what tectonic settings deep intraplate earthquakes are well documented in the continental crust. TS reaches Moho depth in many intraplate regions \\--- Sierra Nevada, Colorado Plateau, East African and Baikal Rift Systems, North Island New Zealand, Tien Shan, and the Andean and Alpine forelands. A review of possible deformation mechanisms which could control continental earthquake depth and facilitate seismicity beneath the brittle-ductile transition suggests that the influence of fluids is the only mechanism capable of encouraging earthquake occurrence throughout the continental crust at any tectonic setting. Surface derived fluids can induce pore fluid pressure changes to depths of 25 km and melt-reactions can induce earthquakes at depths throughout continental crust. On a global scale, fluid-enhanced embrittlement is not limited by depth or tectonic environment. We find that deep crustal earthquakes occur where the lithosphere is in a transitional state between primarily stable (e.g., shields) and highly deformed (e.g., U.S. Basin and Range or Southern California). Observations of relative intensity of tectonic deformation and regional percent strain

  17. Air surveillance

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    Patton, G.W.

    1995-06-01

    This section of the 1994 Hanford Site Environmental Report summarizes the air surveillance and monitoring programs currently in operation at that Hanford Site. Atmospheric releases of pollutants from Hanford to the surrounding region are a potential source of human exposure. For that reason, both radioactive and nonradioactive materials in air are monitored at a number of locations. The influence of Hanford emissions on local radionuclide concentrations was evaluated by comparing concentrations measured at distant locations within the region to concentrations measured at the Site perimeter. This section discusses sample collection, analytical methods, and the results of the Hanford air surveillance program. A complete listing of all analytical results summarized in this section is reported separately by Bisping (1995).

  18. Quaternary nanofossils on the Brazilian continental shelf; Nanofosseis calcarios do quaternario da margem continental brasileira

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    Antunes, Rogerio Loureiro [PETROBRAS S.A., Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Centro de Pesquisas (CENPES). Gerencia de Bioestratigrafia e Paleoecologia], E-mail: rlantunes@petrobras.com.br

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    The study of calcareous nanofossils occurring in the deposits on the Brazilian continental margin began in the late 1960s, undertaken solely by PETROBRAS. Instead of presenting an academic outlook, the purpose of these investigations is first to formulate a biostratigraphic framework to apply to oil well samples. The initial result was the first zoning for the Brazilian continental margin, which considered the deposits formed between the Aptian and Miocene series. Since the 1960s to date, many papers have been written either with details of that original zoning or applying nanofossil biostratigraphy to solve stratigraphic problems. Regardless of all the papers and studies undertaken, little attention has been paid to the Quaternary, since these deposits are normally of no interest to petroleum geology stricto sensu, especially in a large part of the Brazilian margin. On the other hand, there are a few articles and some Master's dissertations and PhD theses that were written and/or are in progress in Brazilian universities. On the other hand, elsewhere in the world, Quaternary nanofossils have been thoroughly investigated in terms of biostratigraphy and paleoceanography. It is, therefore, very clear that there is a gap between what is being done elsewhere in the world and what has been done in Brazil. In fact, this gap is not larger simply because of a few researchers in Brazilian universities who are studying this topic. The intention of this paper is to contribute toward a richer study of Quaternary nanofossils. It, therefore, contains illustrations and taxonomic descriptions of many species observed in the younger strata of the Brazilian margin basins. This article not only aspires to portray and disseminate the potential of nanofossils for the marine Quaternary study but is also an invitation to students (under and post-graduates) and university researchers - an invitation to learn a little more about the subject and spend some time studying these real gems

  19. Origen y evolución de los Platyrrhini (Primates, Anthropoidea, con especial referencia a los registros de Argentina

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    Tejedor, M. F.

    1998-12-01

    son más conservadores de caracteres primitivos respecto de los catarrinos. En consecuencia, es razonable considerar un origen africano para el Infraorden Platyrrhini, aunque sus ancestros más cercanos sean aún desconocidos. Desde su arribo a Sudamérica, estos primates se diversificaron de modo que sólo parte de los grupos vivientes pueden reconocer sus orígenes en el registro fósil, especialmente aquellos especímenes de La Venta, Colombia, y sólo unos pocos de Patagonia. Las localidades fosilíferas se distribuyen en varias regiones de Sudamérica e islas del Caribe, destacándose las de Patagonia y La Venta; muchas de las especies registradas demuestran la existencia de una extraordinaria radiación adaptativa, con ciertas tendencias no evidenciadas en los platirrinos actuales. Por lo tanto, la sistemática del infraorden es aún compleja, existiendo dificultades en la asignación de categorías taxonómicas superiores a ciertos géneros vivientes.

  20. Task and times online records in college students El registro de tareas y tiempos online en estudiantes universitarios

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    Deilis I. Pacheco

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    Full Text Available The intervention and instruction requires active methodologies as the educational proposals contained in the statutes of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA, the evaluation by the students to collect their views on teaching and teaching teachers. In this regard, we present a study aimed at obtaining information through a questionnaire or registration form and timing of tasks on the tasks performed by the students and the time spent on each of them in the subjects Psychology Intervention in Developmental Disorders (PIDD and Learning Difficultiesand Intervention Psychology (LDIP in 2009-2010. The study sample consists of a total of 32 students from LDIP and 35 students of the subject PIDD. All participants have the common feature of having decided to take both subjects with the option of active methodologies. The results confirmthat, indeed, both subjects, so far, corresponds to the new requirements in terms of time commitment requiring the students to develop competencies assigned activities alleged by each of these subjects. During this study we received competitive funds from the MICINN project (EDU2010-19250, 2010-2013; besides from the competitive Project for Excellence Groups JCyL (GR-259; BOCyL 27 on April 2009,  2009-2011 and FEDER funds from de European Union. Both awarded to Principal Researcher (J. N. García.La intervención e instrucción con metodologías activas requiere, según las propuestas educativas contenidas en los estatutos del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES, la evaluación por parte del estudiantado para recoger su opinión sobre la enseñanza y la labor docente del profesorado. En tal sentido, se presenta un estudio cuya finalidades obtener información, a través de un cuestionario u hoja de registro de tareas y tiempos online, sobre las tareas desarrolladas por los alumnos y el tiempo empleado en cada una de las mismas en las asignaturas Intervención Psicopedagógica en los Trastornos del Desarrollo

  1. Geoacoustic models of the Donghae-to-Gangneung region in the Korean continental margin of the East Sea

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    Ryang, Woo Hun; Kim, Seong Pil; Hahn, Jooyoung

    2016-04-01

    Geoacoustic model is to provide a model of the real seafloor with measured, extrapolated, and predicted values of geoacoustic environmental parameters. It controls acoustic propagation in underwater acoustics. In the Korean continental margin of the East Sea, this study reconstructed geoacoustic models using geoacoustic and marine geologic data of the Donghae-to-Gangneung region (37.4° to 37.8° in latitude). The models were based on the data of the high-resolution subbottom and air-gun seismic profiles with sediment cores. The Donghae region comprised measured P-wave velocities and attenuations of the cores, whereas the Gangneung region comprised regression values using measured values of the adjacent areas. Geoacoustic data of the cores were extrapolated down to a depth of the geoacoustic models. For actual modeling, the P-wave speed of the models was compensated to in situ depth below the sea floor using the Hamilton method. These geoacoustic models of this region probably contribute for geoacoustic and underwater acoustic modelling reflecting vertical and lateral variability of acoustic properties in the Korean continental margin of the western East Sea. Keywords: geoacoustic model, environmental parameter, East Sea, continental margin Acknowledgements: This research was supported by the research grants from the Agency of Defense Development (UD140003DD and UE140033DD).

  2. Status and conservation of the ruddy-headed goose Chloephaga rubidiceps Sclater (Aves, Anatidae in its wintering grounds (Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina Estado y conservación del cauquén colorado Chloephaga rubidiceps Sclater (Aves, Anatidae en su zona de invernada (Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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    DANIEL E BLANCO

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT The mainland population of the ruddy-headed goose (Chloephaga rubidiceps breeds in southern Patagonia and winters in the south of Buenos Aires province (Argentina, with a recent estimated size at around 900 individuals. This population is considered "in danger of extinction", while the Malvinas (Falkland Islands population is in well conservation status, with an estimated size of 40,000 birds. The aim of this work is to contribute with updated information about the ruddy-headed goose's population wintering in southern Buenos Aires province. The specific objectives were to better delimit its wintering area, to look for sites with large numbers, to study its habitat used, and to identify main threats to the species. Two intensive surveys were conducted during the austral winter of 1999. The results: (1 confirm the low abundance of the ruddy-headed goose supporting its critical conservation status, (2 corroborate its very restricted distribution, with more than 80 % of sightings concentrated in an area of 13,000 ha in southern Buenos Aires province, and (3 suggest that changes in the species' habitat use during the wintering season appear to be a response to changes in habitat availability, resulting from the growth of crops and pastures. The overlap between the species wintering distribution and the main wheat cropping areas of Argentina results in serious threats to this goose. Management actions are discussed to contribute to the conservation of this endangered species.La población continental del Cauquén colorado (Chloephaga rubidiceps cría en el sur de la Patagonia e inverna en el sur de la provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina, con un tamaño poblacional estimado recientemente en alrededor de 900 individuos. Esta población está considerada "en peligro de extinción", mientras la población de las Islas Malvinas se mantiene en buen estado de conservación, con un tamaño estimado en 40.000 individuos. La meta de este trabajo es

  3. Continental and sea surface temperature variability in southeast Africa (Zambezi River region) since MIS 3

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    Castañeda, I. S.; Tjallingii, R.; Wang, Y. V.; Mets, A.; van der Lubbe, J.; Brummer, G.; Sinninghe Damste, J. S.; Schneider, R. R.; Schouten, S.

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    At present, few paleoclimate records exist from the region of southeast Africa. The continental climate history of southeast Africa is of much interest since this region falls under the influence of both the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and Congo Air Boundary (CAB) and likely experienced considerably different hydrological conditions when glacial conditions prevailed. Likewise, the paleoceanographic history of the Mozambique Channel of the coast of southeast Africa is of much interest since mesoscale eddies (Agulhas rings) formed in this region transport and release warm and saline Indian Ocean waters into the South Atlantic influencing the buoyancy of Atlantic thermocline waters, deep-water formation, and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Sea surface temperatures (SST) of the southern Indian Ocean are additionally important for modulating precipitation in southeast Africa. Here, we utilize multiple organic (TEX86, BIT Index, MBT, CBT) and inorganic (XRF core scanning) geochemical proxies on a sediment core collected from near the Zambezi River (core 64PE304-80; -18.24 °S, 37.87 °E) to examine continental conditions within the Zambezi River catchment as well as the SST history of the Mozambique Channel. Throughout the ~38 kyr record of 64PE304-80, variations in the BIT Index, a proxy for marine vs. soil organic matter input, closely track changes in the log (Ca/Ti) ratio, a proxy for marine vs. lithogenic input. These records indicate increased lithogenic/soil OM contributions in the Late Pleistocene portion of the record whereas the Holocene is characterized by increased marine contributions. This pattern likely reflects closer proximity of the Zambezi river mouth and transport of terrestrial material to the coring site during the last glacial sea-level lowstand. A particularly interesting feature of these records is pronounced millennial-scale fluctuations occurring within Marine Isotope Stages (MIS) 2 and 3, which posses a similar structure

  4. Lectores y lecturas económicas en Buenos Aires a fines de la época colonial Readers and economic readings in Buenos Aires at the end of the colonial period

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    María Verónica Fernández Armesto

    2005-01-01

    El artículo intenta una primera mirada al mundo de las lecturas económicas en Buenos Aires en los últimos años del período colonial: qué autores circulaban con mayor profusión, cuáles obras se privilegiaban en las bibliotecas privadas y qué público lector se interesaba en ellas, a partir de los inventarios de bibliotecas privadas e, indirectamente, del registro de donaciones de libros a la Biblioteca Pública en los primeros años independientes. Se postula como hipótesis la mayor libertad de q...

  5. Healthy Air Outdoors

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    ... lung.org > Our Initiatives > Healthy Air > Outdoor Healthy Air Outdoors The quality of the air we breathe ... families and can even shorten their lives. Outdoor Air Pollution and Health Outdoor air pollution continues to ...

  6. Air quality

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    This chapter of the 'Assessment of the state of the environment in Lebanon' describes the air quality and identifies the most important air quality issues. Baseline information about the factors affecting dispersion and the climate of Lebanon presents as well and overall estimation of total emissions in Lebanon. Emissions from vehicles, electricity and power plants generation are described. Industrial emitters of air pollutants are described for each kind of industry i.e.cement plants, Selaata fertilizer factory, sugar-beet factory, refineries and for those derived from the use of leaded fuel . Impact of economic and human activities on air quality in Lebanon (especially in Beirut and Tripoli) are quantified by quantities of CO2, SO2, NOx, total suspended particulates(TSP), deposition and their environmental effects on health. In abscence of emissions monitoring, data available are expressed in terms of fuel use, output and appropriate empirical factors, national output and workfores sizes. Finally key issues and some potential mitigation /management approaches are presented

  7. Continental anthropogenic primary particle number emissions

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    Paasonen, Pauli; Kupiainen, Kaarle; Klimont, Zbigniew; Visschedijk, Antoon; Denier van der Gon, Hugo A. C.; Amann, Markus

    2016-06-01

    Atmospheric aerosol particle number concentrations impact our climate and health in ways different from those of aerosol mass concentrations. However, the global, current and future anthropogenic particle number emissions and their size distributions are so far poorly known. In this article, we present the implementation of particle number emission factors and the related size distributions in the GAINS (Greenhouse Gas-Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies) model. This implementation allows for global estimates of particle number emissions under different future scenarios, consistent with emissions of other pollutants and greenhouse gases. In addition to determining the general particulate number emissions, we also describe a method to estimate the number size distributions of the emitted black carbon particles. The first results show that the sources dominating the particle number emissions are different to those dominating the mass emissions. The major global number source is road traffic, followed by residential combustion of biofuels and coal (especially in China, India and Africa), coke production (Russia and China), and industrial combustion and processes. The size distributions of emitted particles differ across the world, depending on the main sources: in regions dominated by traffic and industry, the number size distribution of emissions peaks in diameters range from 20 to 50 nm, whereas in regions with intensive biofuel combustion and/or agricultural waste burning, the emissions of particles with diameters around 100 nm are dominant. In the baseline (current legislation) scenario, the particle number emissions in Europe, Northern and Southern Americas, Australia, and China decrease until 2030, whereas especially for India, a strong increase is estimated. The results of this study provide input for modelling of the future changes in aerosol-cloud interactions as well as particle number related adverse health effects, e.g. in response to tightening

  8. Chemical Characteristics of Continental Outflow from Asia to the Troposphere Over the Western Pacific Ocean during February - March 1994: Results from PEM-West B

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    Talbot, R. W.; Dibb, J. E.; Lefer, B. L.; Bradshaw, J. D.; Sandholm, S. T.; Blake, D. R.; Blake, N. J.; Sachse, G. W.; Sachse, G. W.; Heikes, B. G.; Merrill, J. T.; Gregory, G. L.; Anderson, B. E.; Singh, H. B.; Thornton, D. C.; Bandy, A. R.; Pueschel, R. F.

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    We present here the chemical composition of outflow from the Asian continent to the atmosphere over the western Pacific basin during the Pacific Exploratory Mission-West (PEM-West B) in February-March 1994. Comprehensive measurements of important tropospheric trace gases and aerosol particulate matter were performed from the NASA DC-8 airborne laboratory. Backward 5 day isentropic trajectories were used to partition the outflow from two major source regions- continental north (greater than 20 deg N) and continental south (less than 20 deg N). Air parcels that had not passed over continental areas for the previous 5 days were classified as originating from an aged marine source. The trajectories and the chemistry together indicated that there was extensive rapid outflow of air parcels at altitudes below 5 km, while aged marine air was rarely encountered and only at less than 20 deg N latitude. The outflow at low altitudes had enhancements in common industrial solvent vapors such as C2Cl4, CH3CCl3, and C6H6, intermixed with the combustion emission products C2H2, C2H6, CO, and NO. The mixing ratios of all species were up to tenfold greater in outflow from the continental north compared to the continental south source region, with Pb-210 concentrations reaching 38 fCi (10(exp -15) curies) per standard cubic meter. In the upper troposphere we again observed significant enhancements in combustion-derived species in the 8-10 km altitude range, but water-soluble trace gases and aerosol species were depleted. These observations suggest that ground level emissions were lofted to the upper troposphere by wet convective systems which stripped water-soluble components from these air parcels. There were good correlations between C2H2 and CO and C2H6 (r(sup 2) = 0.70 - 0.97) in these air parcels and much weaker ones between C2H2 and H2O2 or CH3OOH (r(sup 2) = 0.50). These correlations were the strongest in the continental north outflow where combustion inputs appeared to be

  9. Registro del Grupo NADYA-SENPE de Nutrición Enteral Domiciliaria en España en el año 2008

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    C. Pedrón-Giner

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Exponer los resultados del registro de nutrición enteral domiciliaria (NED del año 2008 del Grupo NADYA-SENPE. Material y métodos: Se recopilan los datos introducidosen el registro desde el 1 de enero al 31 de diciembre de 2008. Resultados: Durante este periodo se registraron 6.206 pacientes (51% varones y un total de 6.279 episodios de NED en 31 hospitales españoles. El 95% de los enfermos tenía más de 14 años. La edad media (± desviación estándar de los menores de 14 años fue de 4,83 años (± 3,29 y la de los mayores de 70,75 años (± 18,14. Las enfermedades que con más frecuencia motivaron el uso de la NED fueron la patología neurológica (39% y las neoplasias (27%. La vía de administración más utilizada fue la oral (43,4%, seguida de la sonda nasoenteral (40,4% y la gastrostomía (14,7%. La duración media del soporte fue de 305,36 días (10 meses. Los motivos más frecuentes de la finalización del tratamiento fueron la muerte del paciente (43% y el paso a vía oral (40%. El nivel de actividad de los pacientes fue normal sólo en el 33% de ellos y limitado en diverso grado en el resto. La mayoría requería ayuda (parcial 25% o total 38%. El suministro de la fórmula de NE se realizó mayoritariamente en el Hospital (65% y en el 32 % se efectuó a través de las oficinas de farmacia. La provisión del material fungible se efectuó a través de los hospitales en el 82,4% de los casos y en atención primaria en el 17,2%. Conclusiones: El número de pacientes registrados y su edad aumentan en relación con los años anteriores, pero se mantiene con pequeñas variaciones el resto de las variables analizadas. El aumento de la duración del soporte puede estar artefactado por el tipo de cumplimentación del registro.

  10. Registro electrónico de pacientes “DELFOS” en Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular pediátrica

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    Luis E. Marcano Sanz

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: El interés por los registros electrónicos de pacientes ha crecido significativamente en los últimos años. En Cuba no existe un sistema de registro electrónico de pacientes en cardiología y cirugía cardiovascular pediátrica.Objetivo: Diseñar y aplicar una herramienta informática que permita gestionar toda la información de los pacientes atendidos en la Red Cardiopediátrica Nacional, para apoyar la toma de decisiones gerenciales, clínicas, docentes e investigativas.Método: Se utilizó el software FileMaker pro 11, se programó de forma cooperativa con los usuarios un sistema de módulos independientes conectados en tiempo real que abarca desde la admisión hasta el seguimiento y la rehabilitación. La entrada de datos es validada, los cálculos se ejecutan automáticamente y se muestran en gráficos. Se implementó un servidor para compartir el sistema en todos los departamentos del hospital y en la web, con sus correspondientes permisos de acceso y autentificación.Resultados: Se logra un nivel alto de empleo, disminuyó el tiempo de obtener informes y otras salidas con mayor confiabilidad, organización y satisfacción de los usuarios finales en relación con las historias clínicas impresas. La información puede ser exportada en PDF o EXCEL. Se facilitan los accesos a enlaces de internet. La versión final quedó registrada en el Centro Nacional de Derecho de Autor con el número 2411 de 2012.Conclusiones: El “DELFOS” es una herramienta informática multiusuario de fácil utilización, que posibilita de modo seguro, rápido, estable y eficiente, el registro, procesamiento y recuperación en tiempo real de los datos de los pacientes y su empleo en la práctica clínica.

  11. The Statoil/Hydro fusion in a continental shelf perspective

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    The article analysis the consequences of the Statoil/Hydro merger on the development on the Norwegian continental shelf. Various indicators of results of the market power the merger are presented and the effects of reduced competition on the markets are discussed. The advantages of the merger on the activities on the shelf are analyzed. (tk)

  12. Financial strength on the continental shelf. Petroleum industry's financial capacity

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    This paper relates to accounts analysis by evaluating the petroleum industry's financial capacity on the Norwegian continental shelf. Calculations of future earnings from the shelf are based on historical and published data, and they are executed in a simple way to show trends and to highlight the comprehensive picture. 1 tab

  13. Climate and Energy Responsive Housing in Continental Climates

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    2009-01-01

    zugleich in Printform erschienen im Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin: Nasrollahi, Farshad: Climate and Energy Responsive Housing in Continental Climates : the Suitability of Passive Houses for Iran’s Dry and Cold Climate. - Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 2009. - 279 S. : Ill. ISBN 978-3-7983-2144-1

  14. Continental margin sedimentation: from sediment transport to sequence stratigraphy

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    Nittrouer, Charles A., (Edited By); Austin, James A.; Field, Michael E.; Kravitz, Joseph H.; Syvitski, James P.M.; Wiberg, Patricia L.

    2007-01-01

    This volume on continental margin sedimentation brings together an expert editorial and contributor team to create a state-of-the-art resource. Taking a global perspective, the book spans a range of timescales and content, ranging from how oceans transport particles, to how thick rock sequences are formed on continental margins. - Summarizes and integrates our understanding of sedimentary processes and strata associated with fluvial dispersal systems on continental shelves and slopes - Explores timescales ranging from particle transport at one extreme, to deep burial at the other - Insights are presented for margins in general, and with focus on a tectonically active margin (northern California) and a passive margin (New Jersey), enabling detailed examination of the intricate relationships between a wide suite of sedimentary processes and their preserved stratigraphy - Includes observational studies which document the processes and strata found on particular margins, in addition to numerical models and laboratory experimentation, which provide a quantitative basis for extrapolation in time and space of insights about continental-margin sedimentation - Provides a research resource for scientists studying modern and ancient margins, and an educational text for advanced students in sedimentology and stratigraphy

  15. CEO compensation, family control, and institutional investors in Continental Europe

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    Croci, Ettore; Gonenc, Halit; Ozkan, Neslihan

    2012-01-01

    This paper investigates the impact of family control and institutional investors on CEO pay packages in Continental Europe, using a dataset of 754 listed firms with 3731 firm-year observations from 14 countries during 2001-2008. We find that family control curbs the level of CEO total and cash compe

  16. Continental smokers couple mantle degassing and distinctive microbiology within continents

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    Crossey, Laura J.; Karlstrom, Karl E.; Schmandt, Brandon; Crow, Ryan R.; Colman, Daniel R.; Cron, Brandi; Takacs-Vesbach, Cristina D.; Dahm, Clifford N.; Northup, Diana E.; Hilton, David R.; Ricketts, Jason W.; Lowry, Anthony R.

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    The discovery of oceanic black (and white) smokers revolutionized our understanding of mid-ocean ridges and led to the recognition of new organisms and ecosystems. Continental smokers, defined here to include a broad range of carbonic springs, hot springs, and fumaroles that vent mantle-derived fluids in continental settings, exhibit many of the same processes of heat and mass transfer and ecosystem niche differentiation. Helium isotope (3He/4He) analyses indicate that widespread mantle degassing is taking place in the western U.S.A., and that variations in mantle helium values correlate best with low seismic-velocity domains in the mantle and lateral contrasts in mantle velocity rather than crustal parameters such as GPS, proximity to volcanoes, crustal velocity, or composition. Microbial community analyses indicate that these springs can host novel microorganisms. A targeted analysis of four springs in New Mexico yield the first published occurrence of chemolithoautotrophic Zetaproteobacteria in a continental setting. These observations lead to two linked hypotheses: that mantle-derived volatiles transit through conduits in extending continental lithosphere preferentially above and at the edges of mantle low velocity domains. High CO2 and other constituents ultimately derived from mantle volatiles drive water-rock interactions and heterogeneous fluid mixing that help structure diverse and distinctive microbial communities.

  17. Seasonal anoxia over the western Indian continental shelf

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    Naqvi, S.W.A.; Naik, H.; Jayakumar, A.; Pratihary, A.K.; Narvenkar, G.; Kurian, S.; Agnihotri, R.; Shailaja, M.S.; Narvekar, P.V.

    -poor, nutrient-rich subsurface waters to the Indian continental shelf that turn anoxic (sulfate-reducing) by late summer due to exhaustion of oxygen and nitrate by heterotrophic microorganisms. This natural oxygen-deficient system, by far the world’s largest...

  18. Ages, isotopes and evolution of Precambrian continental crust

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    It is certain that typical continental crust of unkwown extent and thickness but comprising a wide variety of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, mostly characteristic of the 'granite-greenstone' association, was in existence by about 3700-3800 m.y. ago. Rocks in the general age range 2600-2800 m.y. are very widely distributed. This was undoubtedly one of the major rock-forming episodes in earth history. In this paper, geochronological, isotopic and much other evidence is cited in support of the hypothesis that irreversible chemical differentiation of part of the upper mantle has produced new continental, sialic crust over the whole of geological time. It is possible that the addition of new sial occurred during relatively short (ca. 100-200 m.y.), possibly worldwide mantle differentiation episodes, widely separated in time during which the new sial also underwent almost synchronous, rapid igneous, metamorphic and geochemical differentiation. These events are termed 'accretion-differentiation' episodes. Continental growth greatly dominates over continental recycling, because of the permanence of sialic crust. A basically uniformitarian approach to earth history is favoured for the past 3800 m.y

  19. Age and isotope evidence for the evolution of continental crust

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    Irreversible chemical differentiation of the mantle's essentially infinite reservoir for at least the past 3800 Ma has produced new continental, sialic crust during several relatively short (ca. 100-300 Ma) episodes which were widely separated in time and may have been of global extent. During each episode (termed 'accretion-differentiation superevent'), juvenile sial underwent profound igneous, metamorphic and geochemical differentiation, resulting in thick (ca. 25-40 km), stable, compositionally gradational, largely indestructible, continental crust exhibiting close grouping of isotopic ages of rock formation, as well as mantle-type initial Sr and Pb isotopic ratios for all major constituents. Isotopic evidence suggests that within most accretion-differentiation superevents - and especially during the earlier ones - continental growth predominated over reworking of older sialic crust. Reworking of older sialic crust can occur in several types of geological environment and appears to have become more prevalent with the passage of geological time. It is usually clearly distinguishable from continental growth, by application of appropriate age and isotope data. (author)

  20. Pleistocene tectonic accretion of the continental slope off Washington

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    Silver, E.A.

    1972-01-01

    Interpretation of reflection profiles across the Washington continental margin suggests deformation of Cascadia basin strata against the continental slope. Individual reflecting horizons can be traced across the slope-basin boundary. The sense of offset along faults on the continental slope is predominantly, but not entirely, west side up. Two faults of small displacement are seen to be west-dipping reverse faults. Magnetic anomalies on the Juan de Fuca plate can be traced 40-100 km eastward under the slope, and structural interpretation combined with calculated rates of subduction suggests that approximately 50 km of the outer continental slope may have been formed in Pleistocene time. Rocks of Pleistocene age dredge from a ridge exposing acoustic "basement" on the slope, plus the results of deep-sea drilling off northern Oregon, are consistent with this interpretation. The question of whether or not subduction is occurring at present is unresolved because significant strain has not affected the upper 200 m of section in the Cascadia basin. However, deformation of the outer part of the slope has been episodic and may reflect episodic yield, deposition rate, subduction rate, or some combination of these factors. ?? 1972.

  1. Continental Announces Carbon Offsetting Program with Sustainable Travel International

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    2007-01-01

    @@ On December 3,2007,HOUSTON,-Continental Airlines announced that it has launched acarbon offsetting program,developed in partnership with non-profit Sustainable Travel International which is a US-based non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sustainable development and responsible travel by providing programs.

  2. Potential power-generating stations on the Atlantic Continental Shelf

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    Progress toward the installation of floating power plants, which represent a beneficial use of the continental shelf, is presented. The demonstration of the feasibility of such facilities with existing technology, and the thorough support by safety and environmental reviews, have been made possible by the efforts of engineers and scientists working toward supplying the nation's growing energy needs

  3. Source pool geometry and the assembly of continental avifaunas

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    Graves, Gary R; Rahbek, Carsten

    2005-01-01

    Classical niche-assembly models propose that the composition of biotic communities in continental landscapes is determined chiefly by the autecology of species, interspecific competition, and the diversity of resources and habitats within a region. In contrast, stochastic models propose that simu...

  4. 78 FR 32183 - Importation of Avocados From Continental Spain

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    2013-05-29

    ... Federal Register (78 FR 6222-6227, Docket No. APHIS-2012-0002), a proposal \\1\\ to amend the fruits and... Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 7 CFR Part 319 RIN 0579-AD63 Importation of Avocados From... allow the importation of avocados from continental Spain (excluding the Balearic Islands and...

  5. Continental runoff into the oceans (1950-2008)

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    Clark, E.A.; Sheffield, J.; Vliet, van M.T.H.; Nijssen, Bart; Lettenmaier, D.P.

    2015-01-01

    A common term in the continental and oceanic components of the global water cycle is freshwater discharge to the oceans. Many estimates of the annual average global discharge have been made over the past 100 yr with a surprisingly wide range. As more observations have become available and contine

  6. 77 FR 61308 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations; Consistency Update for California

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    ... Metal Parts and Products (Adopted 04/ 08/08) Rule 74.15 Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters (Adopted 11/08/94) Rule 74.15.1 Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters (Adopted 06/13/00) Rule 74.16... 5, 1991 (56 FR 63774), and the preamble to the final rule promulgated September 4, 1992 (57 FR...

  7. 76 FR 15898 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations; Consistency Update for California

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    ... Combustion Engines (Adopted 06/19/08) Rule 342 Control of Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X ) from Boilers, Steam... Heaters and Small Boilers (Adopted 10/17/02) Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters... onshore requirements. \\1\\ See Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, December 5, 1991 (56 FR 63774), and...

  8. 77 FR 52630 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    ... Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X ) from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters) (Adopted 04/17/97) Rule... Heaters and Small Boilers (Adopted 10/17/02) Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters... Rulemaking, December 5, 1991 (56 FR 63774), and the preamble to the final rule promulgated September 4,...

  9. 76 FR 1389 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    ... Oxides of Nitrogen (NO X ) from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters) (Adopted 04/17/97) Rule... Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (Adopted 01/17/08) Rule 370 Potential to Emit--Limitations... FR 63774), and the preamble to the final rule promulgated September 4, 1992 (57 FR 40792) for...

  10. 76 FR 29156 - Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California

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    ... 06/ 19/08). Rule 342 Control of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOX) from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process... Boilers (Adopted 10/17/02). Rule 361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (Adopted 01/17... Comment III. EPA Action IV. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews I. Background On January 10, 2011 (76...

  11. Registro em prontuário de crianças e a prática da integralidade Registro de informaciones de niños en el Prontuario Medico y la compreensión de la practica Registry of child information in the Patient Health Record and the comprehensiveness of practice

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    Sônia Regina Leite de Almeida Prado

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    Full Text Available Tendo o princípio da integralidade como um dos aspectos fundamentais na qualidade da atenção prestada à saúde, elegeu-se o registro em prontuário como indicador de sua expressão na prática. O objetivo foi analisar o registro em prontuário de duas unidades de saúde com modelos assistenciais distintos, uma que organiza a assistência conforme o modelo tradicional (sem-PSF e outra que tem com o eixo estruturante , o Programa de Saúde da Família (com-PSF. Foram analisados 194 prontuários de crianças menores de 5 anos. Constatou-se que na unidade com-PSF os registros são mais sistemáticos, favorecendo a melhor compreensão do processo saúde-doença, a integração entre os profissionais e o acompanhamento sistemático da criança, promovendo a continuidade da assistência, e portanto, a integralidade da atenção.Teniendo el principio de la integralidad como uno de los aspectos fundamentales para la calidad de la atención prestada a la salud, se eligió el registro en archivo como indicador de la expresión en la práctica. El objetivo fue analizar el registro en archivo de dos unidades de salud con modelos asistenciales distintos, una que organiza la asistencia de acuerdo con el modelo tradicional (sin el - PSF y otra que tiene como fundamento el programa de Salud de la Familia (con - PSF. Fueron analizados 194 archivo de niños menores de 5 años. Se constató que en la unidad con PSF, los registros son más sistemáticos, favoreciendo la mejor comprensión del proceso salud-enfermedad, la integración entre profesionales y el acompañamiento sistemático del niño, promoviendo la continuidad de la asistencia, y consecuentemente, la integralidad de la atención.Having the basic principle of comprehensiveness as one of the main aspects for a healthcare attendance, the Patient Health Record was pointed as an indicator of reality. The objective was to analyze Patient Health Record from two different healthcare units with different

  12. Primeiro registro de Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874]) (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) para o estado de Rondônia, Brasil First record of Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874]) (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) in the Rondonia State, Brazil

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    Josilândia Silva Duarte; Catarina da Silva Motta; Gilcélia Melo Lourido

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    Um macho de Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874]) foi coletado em Porto Velho, representando o primeiro registro para o estado de Rondônia, Brasil.A male specimen of Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874]) was collected in Porto Velho representing the first record from Rondonia State, Brazil.

  13. Primeiro registro de Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874] (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae para o estado de Rondônia, Brasil First record of Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874] (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae in the Rondonia State, Brazil

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    Full Text Available Um macho de Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874] foi coletado em Porto Velho, representando o primeiro registro para o estado de Rondônia, Brasil.A male specimen of Phanoxyla hystrix (R. Felder, [1874] was collected in Porto Velho representing the first record from Rondonia State, Brazil.

  14. Nature of the crust in the Laxmi Basin (14°-20°N), western continental margin of India

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    Krishna, K.S.; Rao, D.G.; Sar, D.

    stretched continental crust, in which magmatic bodies have been emplaced, whereas Panikkar Ridge remains less altered stretched continental crust. The crust of the Laxmi Basin is mostly thinner than crust under Laxmi Ridge and continental margin. In addition...

  15. Dynamics of tidal and non-tidal currents along the southwest continental shelf of India

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    Aruna, C.; Ravichandran, C.; Srinivas, K.; Rasheed, P.A.A.; Lekshmi, S.

    The tidal regimes over the continental shelves are often less documented due to lack of coastal water level data. This is of concern since continental shelves rule the global dissipation of tidal energy. The tides along the Southwest Indian shelf...

  16. Continental mantle signature of Bushveld magmas and coeval diamonds.

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    Richardson, Stephen H; Shirey, Steven B

    2008-06-12

    The emplacement of the 2.05-billion-year-old Bushveld complex, the world's largest layered intrusion and platinum-group element (PGE) repository, is a singular event in the history of the Kaapvaal craton of southern Africa, one of Earth's earliest surviving continental nuclei. In the prevailing model for the complex's mineralization, the radiogenic strontium and osmium isotope signatures of Bushveld PGE ores are attributed to continental crustal contamination of the host magmas. The scale of the intrusion and lateral homogeneity of the PGE-enriched layers, however, have long been problematical for the crustal contamination model, given the typically heterogeneous nature of continental crust. Furthermore, the distribution of Bushveld magmatism matches that of seismically anomalous underlying mantle, implying significant interaction before emplacement in the crust. Mineral samples of the ancient 200-km-deep craton keel, encapsulated in macrodiamonds and entrained by proximal kimberlites, reveal the nature of continental mantle potentially incorporated by Bushveld magmas. Here we show that sulphide inclusions in approximately 2-billion-year-old diamonds from the 0.5-billion-year-old Venetia and 1.2-billion-year-old Premier kimberlites (on opposite sides of the complex) have initial osmium isotope ratios even more radiogenic than those of Bushveld sulphide ore minerals. Sulphide Re-Os and silicate Sm-Nd and Rb-Sr isotope compositions indicate that continental mantle harzburgite and eclogite components, in addition to the original convecting mantle magma, most probably contributed to the genesis of both the diamonds and the Bushveld complex. Coeval diamonds provide key evidence that the main source of Bushveld PGEs is the mantle rather than the crust. PMID:18548068

  17. Evaluación de la calidad de registro de historias clínicas en consultorios externos del servicio de medicina interna de la Clínica Centenario Peruano Japonesa, 2010-2011

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    Full Text Available El eje de la auditoria médica es una historia clínica adecuadamente confeccionada. La historia clínica es la constancia escrita de todos los exámenes médicos, estudios realizados y tratamientos aplicados durante el transcurso de la enfermedad. Objetivo: Evaluar la calidad de registro de las historias clínicas de Consultorios Externos del Servicio de Medicina Interna en la Clínica Centenario Peruano Japonesa. Diseño: Descriptivo de corte transversal. Lugar: Consultorios externos del Servicio de Medicina Interna de la Clínica Centenario Peruano Japonesa. Material: Historias clínicas de pacientes atendidos en la consulta externa del Servicio de Medicina Interna. Métodos: Se evaluó 323 historias clínicas mediante un muestreo aleatorio simple, las cuales fueron sometidas a una ficha de auditoría que comprendía 10 ítems, cada uno calificado con 10 puntos, para un total de 100 puntos: fecha y hora de atención, pulcritud y legibilidad, anamnesis adecuada, signos vitales, examen físico, diagnóstico, plan de trabajo, exámenes auxiliares, tratamiento completo y firma y sello del médico. Las historias que obtenían un puntaje total mayor o igual de 80 fueron calificadas como ‘aceptables’; las restantes como ‘falta mejorar’. Principales medidas de resultados: Historias auditadas aceptables o falta mejorar. Resultados: El 63,8% (206 de las historias tenía una calidad de registro ‘aceptable’, mientras que en 36,2% (117 de historias, la calidad de registro ‘falta mejorar’. Los ítems diagnóstico y tratamiento completo fueron los que presentaron un registro deficiente con mayor frecuencia, tanto en aquellas historias que cumplían un registro aceptable (64,6% y 62,6% llenadas de modo completo, respectivamente como en aquellas con registro falta mejorar (20,5% y 23,1%, respectivamente. La firma y sello del médico tratante fue el ítem que en ambas categorías era el mejor registrado (99,5% y 93,2%, respectivamente

  18. El registro periodístico y los paradigmas culturales aceptados: La violencia sobre la mujer Journalistic records and accepted cultural paradigms: Violence against women

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    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo indaga, primero, en la formación de un registro de opinión, recogido en periódicos, sobre conceptos que están en la base de los modelos sociales y culturales aceptados: que es una mujer, que es la heterosexualidad, que es la homosexualidad; la familia, el divorcio, la violencia y, segundo, propone una lectura crítica de estos formadores de opinión, con el fin de develar la construcción de un discurso sexista sobre las mujeres, en este caso anclado en la violencia. Utilizaremos como fuentes: información periodística recogida desde el año 2003 al 2008 de dos diarios porteños, Clarín y La Nación.

  19. El género y el registro en la traducción del discurso profesional: un enfoque funcional aplicable a cualquier lengua de especialidad

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    2001-01-01

    Una de las aproximaciones al análisis de la variación lingüística que propone el funcionalismo discursivo es el estudio de las características genéricas o estructurales recurrentes, entendiendo que existen unos géneros o tipos de texto escritos y orales establecidos socialmente según unos intereses comunicativos académicos, profesionales o de mera interacción social. Otra es el análisis del registro a través del cual un género se manifiesta a nivel fonético, morfosintáctico y léxicosemántico....

  20. The first record of the family Cithaeronidae (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea to the new world Primeiro registro da família Cithaeronidae (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea no Novo Mundo

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    Full Text Available Three females of Cithaeron praedonius O.P.-Cambridge, 1872 (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea, Cithaeronidae, the most widespread species of the family, were found in urban areas in Teresina, capital of the state of Piauí, northeast Brazil. This first record of the family Cithaeronidae to the new world is explained by accidental introduction.Três fêmeas de Cithaeron praedonius O.P.-Cambridge, 1872 (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea, Cithaeronidae, a espécie com distribuição mais ampla da família, foram encontradas em áreas urbanas em Teresina, capital do estado do Piauí, nordeste do Brasil. Este primeiro registro da família Cithaeronidae para o novo mundo é explicado por introdução acidental.

  1. Registro de un par madre-cría de ballena franca austral (Eubalaena australis) en la costa de Lima, Perú

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    Hasta el presente reporte, la distribución de la ballena franca austral en el Pacífico Sur se extendía hasta los 15°08’S en la bahía San Fernando, Ica. Previamente, ballenas francas australes en Perú fueron registradas en noviembre de 1987 en Ilo, Moquegua y setiembre de 1996 en Atico, Arequipa. Estos registros podrían corresponder a una recuperación de la población del Pacífico Sudeste, la cual ha sido declarada En Peligro Crítico por la IUCN. Aquí reportamos un par madre-cría de ballen...

  2. Registro de un par madre-cría de ballena franca austral (Eubalaena australis en la costa de Lima, Perú

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    Mariana Orihuela

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Hasta el presente reporte, la distribución de la ballena franca austral en el Pacífico Sur se extendía hasta los 15°08’S en la bahía San Fernando, Ica. Previamente, ballenas francas australes en Perú fueron registradas en noviembre de 1987 en Ilo, Moquegua y setiembre de 1996 en Atico, Arequipa. Estos registros podrían corresponder a una recuperación de la población del Pacífico Sudeste, la cual ha sido declarada En Peligro Crítico por la IUCN. Aquí reportamos un par madre-cría de ballenas francas australes avistados en el distrito de Chorrillos, en Lima, el 20 de agosto de 2012, desde las 9:30 h por un período de 4 horas hasta la 13:30 h.

  3. Acurácia da metodologia de relacionamento probabilístico de registros para identificação de óbitos em estudos de sobrevida

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    Coutinho Evandro Silva Freire; Coeli Cláudia Medina

    2006-01-01

    Poucos estudos avaliaram a acurácia do método do relacionamento probabilístico de registros para a identificação de desfechos em estudos de coorte. O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a acurácia do método para a identificação de óbitos em uma coorte de 250 idosos hospitalizados por fratura decorrente de queda. O estado vital dos membros da coorte foi determinado por meio de visitas domiciliares realizadas um e seis meses após a hospitalização. O método probabilístico foi usado para relacionar...

  4. Eletroneurografia do nervo facial métodos de estimulação e registro Electroneurography of the facial nerve: stimulation and recording methods

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    Jovany L. Alves de Medeiros; J. A. Maciel Nóbrega; Neil Ferreira Novo

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    Neste estudo os autores se propõem a estabelecer os pontos mais adequados para o registro do potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos frontal, orbicular do olho e músculos do sulco nasolabial, após estimulação do nervo facial. Também, o melhor posicionamento do eletrodo estimulador e a variação entre as amplitudes do primeiro e último potencial de ação muscular composto dos músculos do sulco nasolabial, após 20 estímulos supramáximos sucessivos.In this study it is, intended to establi...

  5. Registros documentais no cinema da Revolução Mexicana Pictures of the Mexican Revolution: cinema and politics in documentary records

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    Maurício de Bragança

    2007-01-01

    Este artigo pretende focar as relações entre cinema e história nas duas primeiras décadas do século XX no México. O cinema foi apresentado pela primeira vez no país em uma sessão dedicada a Porfirio Díaz. Percebendo seu potencial propagandístico, o ditador logo se converteria na primeira grande estrela do cinema mexicano. O cinema forjava-se como "documento histórico" stricto sensu, num registro da verdade inquestionável. A Revolução redefiniu seu papel, registrando a ebulição pela qual passa...

  6. El Neolítico antiguo cardial y la Cova de la Sarsa (Bocairent, València. Nuevas perspectivas a partir de su registro funerario.

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    GARCÍA BORJA Pablo, SALAZAR-GARCÍA Domingo C., PÉREZ FERNÁNDEZ Ángela, PARDO GORDÓ, Salvador y CASANOVA VAÑÓ Vicent

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Con la finalidad de confirmar la presencia de inhumaciones en contextos cardiales del País Valenciano se han realizado diferentes dataciones AMS sobre huesos humanos aparecidos en contextos neolíticos. Los resultados permiten afirmar que en la Cova de la Sarsa se practicó el ritual de inhumación durante el Neolítico antiguo, aunque también demuestran su uso como espacio funerario en momentos posteriores. Los restos humanos de la cueva quedan relacionados con un uso funerario puntual de la misma. La comparación de los datos obtenidos con el registro valenciano y peninsular proporciona una imagen heterogénea del ritual funerario cardial. Éste se relaciona con grupos formados por un número reducido de miembros organizados en diferentes comunidades.

  7. Aplicación del método cubano de registro clínico del proceso de atención de enfermería

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    León Román, Carlos Agustín

    2009-01-01

    Se realizó una investigación que permitió evaluar los resultados de la aplicación del Método Cubano de Registro Clínico del Proceso de Atención de Enfermería, en áreas asistenciales de cuatro centros de salud de la Ciudad de La Habana, en el período comprendido de junio de 2004 a febrero de 2007. La muestra seleccionada fue de 510 profesionales, de ellos 265 (52.0 %) eran licenciados en enfermería y 245 (48.0 %) médicos. Se empleó el análisis documental, entrevista a expertos, ficha de regist...

  8. Estado de la información geográfica en la coordinación Catastro-Registro. El caso español

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    Femenia Ribera, Carmen; Mora Navarro, Joaquin Gaspar

    2014-01-01

    [ES] En un buen sistema de administración del territorio es necesaria una perfecta coordinación entre el Catastro y el Registro de la Propiedad; apoyando dicha gestión del territorio sobre una buena base gráfica. Los países con un Catastro jurídico disponen desde sus comienzos de una cartografía precisa como base de su modelo, mientras que los países con un Catastro de modelo fiscal como el español, tienen una base gráfica que no puede ser utilizada de modo definitivo con fines jurídicos; mie...

  9. Doença oclusiva progressiva das artérias cerebrais associada a sindrome de Down: registro de um caso

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    Israel Salmen Schulz

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    Full Text Available Registro de um caso que pode ser o segundo na literatura mundial de associação de "moyamoya" com síndrome de Down, caracterizando-se pela permeabilidade das artérias carótidas internas, cerebrais médias e anteriores. O comprometimento da circulação distai poderia levantar a possibilidade de uma alteração da microcirculação capilar e, inclusive, da ação de alguma substância não determinada, fatores que poderiam explicar a localização e bilateralidade das lesões.

  10. Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins

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    G. G. Laruelle

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available The complex coastline of the Earth is over 400 000 km long and about 40% of the world's population lives within 100 km of the sea. Past characterizations of the global coastline were constructed either from a continental perspective through an analysis of watershed river basin properties (COSCAT: Coastal Segmentation and related CATchments or from an oceanic perspective, through a regionalization of the proximal and distal continental margins (LME: Large Marine Ecosystems. Here, we present a global-scale coastal segmentation, composed of three consistent levels, that includes the whole aquatic continuum with its riverine, estuarine and shelf sea components. Our work delineates comprehensive ensembles which retain the most important physical characteristics of both the land and shelf areas. The proposed multi-scale segmentation results in a distribution of global exorheic watersheds, estuaries and continental shelf seas among 45 major zones (MARCATS: MARgins and CATchments Segmentation and 149 sub-units (COSCATS. Geographic and hydrologic parameters such as the surface area, volume and fresh water residence time are calculated for each coastal unit as well as different hypsometric profiles. Our analysis provides detailed insights into the distributions of coastal and continental shelf areas and how they connect with incoming riverine fluxes. These results can be used for regional analyses and combined with various typologies for upscaling and biogeochemical budgets. In addition, the three levels segmentation can be used for application in Earth System analysis.

  11. Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins

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    Laruelle, G. G.

    2012-10-04

    Past characterizations of the land–ocean continuum were constructed either from a continental perspective through an analysis of watershed river basin properties (COSCATs: COastal Segmentation and related CATchments) or from an oceanic perspective, through a regionalization of the proximal and distal continental margins (LMEs: large marine ecosystems). Here, we present a global-scale coastal segmentation, composed of three consistent levels, that includes the whole aquatic continuum with its riverine, estuarine and shelf sea components. Our work delineates comprehensive ensembles by harmonizing previous segmentations and typologies in order to retain the most important physical characteristics of both the land and shelf areas. The proposed multi-scale segmentation results in a distribution of global exorheic watersheds, estuaries and continental shelf seas among 45 major zones (MARCATS: MARgins and CATchments Segmentation) and 149 sub-units (COSCATs). Geographic and hydrologic parameters such as the surface area, volume and freshwater residence time are calculated for each coastal unit as well as different hypsometric pro- files. Our analysis provides detailed insights into the distributions of coastal and continental shelf areas and how they connect with incoming riverine fluxes. The segmentation is also used to re-evaluate the global estuarine CO2 flux at the air–water interface combining global and regional average emission rates derived from local studies.

  12. Royal Danish Air Force. Air Operations Doctrine

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    Nørby, Søren

    This brief examines the development of the first Danish Air Force Air Operations Doctrine, which was officially commissioned in October 1997 and remained in effect until 2010. The development of a Danish air power doctrine was heavily influenced by the work of Colonel John Warden (USAF), both...... through his book ”The Air Campaign” and his subsequent planning of the air campaign against Iraq in 1990-1991. Warden’s ideas came to Denmark and the Danish Air Force by way of Danish Air Force students attending the United States Air Force Air University in Alabama, USA. Back in Denmark, graduates from...... the Air University inspired a small number of passionate airmen, who then wrote the Danish Air Operations Doctrine. The process was supported by the Air Force Tactical Command, which found that the work dovetailed perfectly with the transformation process that the Danish Air Force was in the midst of...

  13. Quaternary development of resilient reefs on the subsiding kimberley continental margin, Northwest Australia

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    Lindsay B. Collins

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available The Kimberley region in remote northwest Australia has poorly known reef systems of two types; coastal fringing reefs and atoll-like shelf-edge reefs. As a major geomorphic feature (from 12ºS to 18ºS situated along a subsiding continental margin, the shelf edge reefs are in a tropical realm with warm temperatures, relatively low salinity, clear low nutrient waters lacking sediment input, and Indo-West Pacific corals of moderate diversity. Seismic architecture of the Rowley Shoals reveals that differential pre-Holocene subsidence and relative elevation of the pre-Holocene substrate have controlled lagoon sediment infill and reef morphology, forming an evolutionary series reflecting differential accommodation in three otherwise similar reef systems. The Holocene core described for North Scott Reef confirms previous seismic interpretations, and provides a rare ocean-facing reef record. It demonstrates that the Indo-Pacific reef growth phase (RG111 developed during moderate rates of sea level rise of 10 mm/year from 11 to about 7-6.5 ka BP until sea level stabilization, filling the available 27 m of pre-Holocene accommodation. Despite the medium to high hydrodynamic energy imposed by the 4m tides, swell waves and cyclones the reef-building communities represent relatively low-wave energy settings due to their southeast facing and protection afforded by the proximity of the South Reef platform. This study demonstrates the resilience of reefs on the subsiding margin whilst linking Holocene reef morphology to the relative amount of pre-Holocene subsidence.Kimberly é uma região remota e pouco conhecida, localizada no noroeste da Austrália, ali são encontrados dois sistemas recifais: recifes costeiros de franja e os tipo-atois localizados na margem da plataforma continental. Esses recifes formam a feição geomórfica mais importante entre 12ºS a 18ºS estando localizados ao longo de uma margem continental em subsidência. Esses recifes encontram

  14. New insights into the atmospheric mercury cycling in central Antarctica and implications on a continental scale

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    Angot, Hélène; Magand, Olivier; Helmig, Detlev; Ricaud, Philippe; Quennehen, Boris; Gallée, Hubert; Del Guasta, Massimo; Sprovieri, Francesca; Pirrone, Nicola; Savarino, Joël; Dommergue, Aurélien

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    Under the framework of the GMOS project (Global Mercury Observation System) atmospheric mercury monitoring has been implemented at Concordia Station on the high-altitude Antarctic plateau (75°06' S, 123°20' E, 3220 m above sea level). We report here the first year-round measurements of gaseous elemental mercury (Hg(0)) in the atmosphere and in snowpack interstitial air on the East Antarctic ice sheet. This unique data set shows evidence of an intense oxidation of atmospheric Hg(0) in summer (24-hour daylight) due to the high oxidative capacity of the Antarctic plateau atmosphere in this period of the year. Summertime Hg(0) concentrations exhibited a pronounced daily cycle in ambient air with maximal concentrations around midday. Photochemical reactions and chemical exchange at the air-snow interface were prominent, highlighting the role of the snowpack on the atmospheric mercury cycle. Our observations reveal a 20 to 30 % decrease of atmospheric Hg(0) concentrations from May to mid-August (winter, 24 h darkness). This phenomenon has not been reported elsewhere and possibly results from the dry deposition of Hg(0) onto the snowpack. We also reveal the occurrence of multi-day to weeklong atmospheric Hg(0) depletion events in summer, not associated with depletions of ozone, and likely due to a stagnation of air masses above the plateau triggering an accumulation of oxidants within the shallow boundary layer. Our observations suggest that the inland atmospheric reservoir is depleted in Hg(0) in summer. Due to katabatic winds flowing out from the Antarctic plateau down the steep vertical drops along the coast and according to observations at coastal Antarctic stations, the striking reactivity observed on the plateau most likely influences the cycle of atmospheric mercury on a continental scale.

  15. Enfermedad de Gaucher en Latinoamérica: Un informe del Registro Internacional y del Grupo Latinoamericano para la Enfermedad de Gaucher

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    Guillermo Drelichman

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available La enfermedad de Gaucher, por su escasa frecuencia, está incluida dentro de las llamadas enfermedades huérfanas. En 1991 se creó el Registro Internacional de Gaucher y en 1992 se incorporaron los primeros pacientes de Latinoamérica. En el año 2008 se creó el Grupo Latinoamericano para la Enfermedad de Gaucher (GLAEG cuyos principales objetivos son fomentar la realización de consensos regionales, difundir el ingreso de pacientes al registro internacional y aumentar el conocimiento sobre la enfermedad para lograr mejorar la atención y la calidad de vida de los pacientes. Hasta abril del 2010 ingresaron 5828 pacientes de todo el mundo, 911 (15.6% son de Latinoamérica. Este es el primer informe global de la enfermedad en la Región: hay un predominio del sexo femenino, la forma clínica más frecuente es el tipo I (95%; al diagnóstico la mayoría son <20 años (68%. Las manifestaciones clínicas más frecuentes al diagnóstico son esplenomegalia (96% y anemia (49%, el 80% presentó hallazgos radiológicos de compromiso óseo. En nuestra Región, la gran mayoría de los pacientes (89% ha recibido alguna vez terapia de reemplazo enzimática con imiglucerasa logrando, con un seguimiento prolongado (hasta10 años, las metas terapéuticas que muestran la gran eficacia de la terapia. Si bien el porcentaje de pacientes con terapia es alto, las suspensiones de tratamiento son frecuentes. Las principales deficiencias en nuestra Región son: la carencia de evaluaciones viscerales volumétricas, de densitometría y de estudios moleculares en algunos pacientes. El principal problema es el subdiagnóstico.

  16. Air pollution

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    Australian cites experience a number of current and emerging air pollution problems. Concentrations of traditional primary pollutants such as CO, lead and dust have fallen in recent years as a consequence of air pollutant control measures, and the widespread introduction of lead-free petrol. However, recommended guidelines for ozone, the principal component of photochemical smog, are regularly exceeded in major capital cities in the summer months. In addition, it is predicted that extensive urban expansion will lead to much greater dependence on the motor vehicle as the primary means of transportation. Effects of air pollution are felt at a variety of scales. Traditionally, concerns about gaseous and particulate emissions from industrial and vehicular sources were focused on local impacts due to exposure to toxic species such as CO and lead. As noted above, concentrations of these pollutants have been reduced by a variety of control measures. Pollutants which have effects at a regional scale, such as photochemically-produced ozone, and acidic gases and particles have proved more difficult to reduce. In general, these pollutants arc not the result of direct emissions to atmosphere, but result from complex secondary processes driven by photochemical reactions of species such as NO2 and aldehydes. In addition, global effects of gaseous and particulate emissions to the atmosphere have received significant recent attention, concentrations of atmospheric CO2 with predicted impacts on global climate, and ozone depletion due to anthropogenic emissions of chlorine-containing chemicals are the two major examples. Combustion processes from petrol- and diesel-fuelled vehicles, make major contributions to air pollution, and the magnitude of this contribution is discussed in this article

  17. 77 FR 73049 - Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Continental Divide...

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    2012-12-07

    ... Continental Divide-Creston Natural Gas Development Project, Wyoming AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management... Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Continental Divide-Creston Natural Gas Development Project, and... be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Continental Divide-Creston Natural...

  18. Mechanisms of continental subduction and exhumation of HP and UHP rocks

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    Burov, Evgene; Francois, Thomas; Yamato, Philippe; Wolf, Sylvie

    2014-01-01

    We discuss possible scenarios of continental collision, and their relation to mechanisms of exhumation of HP and UHP rocks, inferred from thermo-mechanical numerical models accounting for thermo-rheological complexity of the continental lithosphere. Due to this complexity, mechanisms of continental

  19. Density Sorting During the Evolution of Continental Crust

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    Kelemen, P. B.; Behn, M. D.; Hacker, B. R.

    2015-12-01

    We consider two settings - in addition to "delamination" of arc lower crust - in which dense, mafic eclogites founder into the convecting mantle while buoyant, felsic lithologies accumulate at the base of evolving continental crust. Arc processes play a central role in generating continental crust, but it remains uncertain how basaltic arc crust is transformed to andesitic continental crust. Dense, SiO2-poor products of fractionation may founder from the base of arc crust by "delamination", but lower arc crust after delamination has significantly different trace elements compared to lower continental crust (LCC). In an alternative model, buoyant magmatic rocks generated at arcs are first subducted, mainly via subduction erosion. Upon heating, these buoyant lithologies ascend through the mantle wedge or along a subduction channel, and are "relaminated" at
the base of overlying crust (e.g., Hacker et al EPSL 11, AREPS 15). Average buoyant lavas and plutons
for the Aleutians, Izu-Bonin-Marianas, Kohistan and Talkeetna arcs fall within the range of estimated LCC major and trace elements. Relamination is more efficient in generating continental crust than delamination. Himalayan cross-sections show Indian crust thrust beneath Tibetan crust, with no intervening mantle. There is a horizontal Moho at ca 80 km depth, extending from thickened Indian crust, across the region where Tibetan crust overlies Indian crust, into thickened Tibetan crust. About half the subducted Indian crust is present, whereas the other half is missing. Data (Vp/Vs; Miocene lavas formed by interaction of continental crust with mantle; xenolith thermometry) indicate 1000°C or more from ca 50 km depth to the Moho since the Miocene. We build on earlier studies (LePichon et al Tectonics 92, T'phys 97; Schulte-Pelkum et al Nature 05; Monsalve et al JGR 08) to advance the hypothesis that rapid growth of garnet occurs at 70-80 km and 1000°C within subducting Indian crust. Dense eclogites founder

  20. Density-depth model of the continental wedge at the maximum slip segment of the Maule Mw8.8 megathrust earthquake

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    Maksymowicz, Andrei; Tréhu, Anne M.; Contreras-Reyes, Eduardo; Ruiz, Sergio

    2015-01-01

    Complexities in the rupture process during a megathrust earthquake can be attributed to the combined effect of inhomogeneous distribution of stress accumulated during the interseismic period and inhomogeneous rheology of the seismogenic contact. We modeled the free-air gravity field of the southern Central Chile convergent margin along five 2-D profiles that cross the patch of highest slip during the Chilean 2010 megathrust earthquake in order to analyze variability in the density and shape of the continental wedge and its relationship with seismotectonics. We also analyzed the bathymetry to derive the long-term interplate friction coefficient. The results show that the high slip patch during the Maule earthquake corresponds to a segment of the margin characterized by (1) low densities in the continental wedge, (2) low vertical loading over the inter-plate contact, (3) a well-developed shelf basin and, (4) low taper angles consistent with a low effective basal friction coefficient. We interpret the correlation between these parameters in terms of the total potential energy change during the earthquake and conclude that if the normal stress or frictional coefficient are low, then a large slip does not necessarily imply a large amount of coseismic work. Heterogeneities in density of the continental basement can therefore be related to complexities in the pattern of coseismic slip and in the aftershock distribution. Locally, a subducted seamount or seaward spur of high-density continental crust may be present near the high slip patch.

  1. Ångström coefficient as a tracer of the continental aerosols

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    Kusmierczyk-Michulec, Jolanta; Van Eijk, Alexander M. J.

    2007-09-01

    The variation of the extinction coefficient with wavelength can be presented as a power law function with a constant (related to the power factor) known as the Ångström coefficient. When the particle size distribution is dominated by small particles, usually associated with pollution, the Ångström coefficients are high; in clear conditions they are usually low. Long residence time of air masses over land and in particular the passage over large urban areas cause high concentrations of fine particles and thus high values of the Ångström coefficients. The opposite effect can be observed over water. The longer the time that the air masses spent over water the more evident is a change in the aerosol size distribution caused by the deposition of continental aerosols. As a result of this process the measured Ångström coefficient values become much smaller. Therefore this parameter is a good tracer for the concentration of aerosols originated over land. The relation between the Ångström coefficient and TOS (time over sea) is demonstrated on three data sets. The first data set includes measurements collected at the Irish Atlantic coast in 1994 and 1995, the second one, data collected within the Rough Evaporation Duct (RED) experiment that took place off Oahu, Hawaii in 2001. The third one represents data collected at the Baltic Sea during cruises in 1997and 1998.

  2. Coastal Carbon Synthesis for the Continental Shelf of the North American Pacific Coast (NAPC)

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    Siedlecki, S. A.; Alin, S. R.

    2015-12-01

    The West Coast represents the longest coastline in North America, stretching from Panama all the way northward to the Aleutians. Key advances in the carbon cycling of this margin have been made since the North American Continental Margins report (Hales et al., 2008), notably the convergence of models and observations on air-sea fluxes; more sophisticated coastal carbon cycle models; and increased observational coverage in space and time, allowing for more data synthesis and model-data comparison. The coast was divided up into sub-regions based on differences in oceanographic drivers of coastal carbon cycling. Those sub-regions include the Gulf of Alaska, the Central American Isthmus, and the California Current System (CCS), which is further subdivided into northern, central, and southern sectors. The carbon budget for the Pacific Coast of North America identifies the best-known fluxes as the air-sea exchange of CO2 and terrestrial inputs. The least constrained fluxes include respiration, cross-shelf exchange, and carbon metabolism in estuaries. Spatial trends were typically consistent among models and observations, but the magnitude of the fluxes varied widely. While more modeling and observational studies exist than are presented here, relevant fluxes for the carbon budget were often unreported. In the long-term, investments in research and monitoring will be needed to better constrain the fluxes of many of the highly variable regions described in this study. In addition to the budget, this synthesis identifies gaps and priorities for future research.

  3. Análisis del estado de la calidad del aire en Bogotá

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    Mauricio Gaitán; Juliana Cancino; Eduardo Behrentz

    2007-01-01

    Durante la presente investigación se realizó un análisis de los registros contenidos en la Red de Monitoreo de la Calidad del Aire de Bogotá. Se construyó una base de datos que fue organizada y estructurada para facilitar la validación y el análisis de la información, la cual fue utilizada para evaluar de forma cuantitativa el estado de la calidad del aire de la ciudad. Los resultados sugieren que para contaminantes como óxidos de azufre y de nitrógeno, así como para monóxido de carbono, Bogo...

  4. Air filtration and indoor air quality

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    Bekö, Gabriel

    2006-01-01

    Demands for better indoor air quality are increasing, since we spend most of our time indoors and we are more and more aware of indoor air pollution. Field studies in different parts of the world have documented that high percentage of occupants in many offices and buildings find the indoor air...... decent ventilation and air cleaning/air filtration, high indoor air quality cannot be accomplished. The need for effective air filtration has increased with increasing evidence on the hazardous effects of fine particles. Moreover, the air contains gaseous pollutants, removal of which requires various air...... cleaning techniques. Supply air filter is one of the key components in the ventilation system. Studies have shown that used ventilation filters themselves can be a significant source of indoor air pollution with consequent impact on perceived air quality, sick building syndrome symptoms and performance...

  5. Technology assessment of vertical and horizontal air drilling potential in the United States. Final report

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    Carden, R.S.

    1993-08-18

    The objective of the research was to assess the potential for vertical, directional and horizontal air drilling in the United States and to evaluate the current technology used in air drilling. To accomplish the task, the continental United States was divided into drilling regions and provinces. The map in Appendix A shows the divisions. Air drilling data were accumulated for as many provinces as possible. The data were used to define the potential problems associated with air drilling, to determine the limitations of air drilling and to analyze the relative economics of drilling with air versus drilling mud. While gathering the drilling data, operators, drilling contractors, air drilling contractors, and service companies were contacted. Their opinion as to the advantages and limitations of air drilling were discussed. Each was specifically asked if they thought air drilling could be expanded within the continental United States and where that expansion could take place. The well data were collected and placed in a data base. Over 165 records were collected. Once in the data base, the information was analyzed to determine the economics of air drilling and to determine the limiting factors associated with air drilling.

  6. Propagation of internal waves up continental slope and shelf

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    DAI Dejun; WANG Wei; QIAO Fangli; YUAN Yeli; XIANG Wenxi

    2008-01-01

    In a two-dimensional and linear framework, a transformation was developed to derive eigensolutions of internal waves over a subcriticai hyperbolic slope and to approximate the continental slope and shelf. The transformation converts a hyperbolic slope in physical space into a fiat bottom in transform space while the governing equations of internal waves remain hyperbolic. The eigensolutions are further used to study the evolution of linear internal waves as it propagates to subcritical continental slope and shelf. The stream function, velocity, and vertical shear of velocity induced by internal wave at the hyperbolic slope are analytically expressed by superposition of the obtained eigensolutions. The velocity and velocity shear increase as the internal wave propagates to a hyperbolic slope. They become very large especially when the slope of internal wave rays approaches the topographic slope, which is consistent with the previous studies.

  7. Integrative taxonomy for continental-scale terrestrial insect observations.

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    Gibson, Cara M; Kao, Rebecca H; Blevins, Kali K; Travers, Patrick D

    2012-01-01

    Although 21(st) century ecology uses unprecedented technology at the largest spatio-temporal scales in history, the data remain reliant on sound taxonomic practices that derive from 18(th) century science. The importance of accurate species identifications has been assessed repeatedly and in instances where inappropriate assignments have been made there have been costly consequences. The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) will use a standardized system based upon an integrative taxonomic foundation to conduct observations of the focal terrestrial insect taxa, ground beetles and mosquitoes, at the continental scale for a 30 year monitoring program. The use of molecular data for continental-scale, multi-decadal research conducted by a geographically widely distributed set of researchers has not been evaluated until this point. The current paper addresses the development of a reference library for verifying species identifications at NEON and the key ways in which this resource will enhance a variety of user communities. PMID:22666362

  8. Integrative taxonomy for continental-scale terrestrial insect observations.

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    Cara M Gibson

    Full Text Available Although 21(st century ecology uses unprecedented technology at the largest spatio-temporal scales in history, the data remain reliant on sound taxonomic practices that derive from 18(th century science. The importance of accurate species identifications has been assessed repeatedly and in instances where inappropriate assignments have been made there have been costly consequences. The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON will use a standardized system based upon an integrative taxonomic foundation to conduct observations of the focal terrestrial insect taxa, ground beetles and mosquitoes, at the continental scale for a 30 year monitoring program. The use of molecular data for continental-scale, multi-decadal research conducted by a geographically widely distributed set of researchers has not been evaluated until this point. The current paper addresses the development of a reference library for verifying species identifications at NEON and the key ways in which this resource will enhance a variety of user communities.

  9. The origin of continental crust: Outlines of a general theory

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    Lowman, P. D., Jr.

    1985-01-01

    The lower continental crust, formerly very poorly understood, has recently been investigated by various geological and geophysical techniques that are beginning to yield a generally agreed on though still vague model (Lowman, 1984). As typified by at least some exposed high grade terranes, such as the Scottish Scourian complex, the lower crust in areas not affected by Phanerozoic orogeny or crustal extension appears to consist of gently dipping granulite gneisses of intermediate bulk composition, formed from partly or largely supracrustal precursors. This model, to the degree that it is correct, has important implications for early crustal genesis and the origin of continental crust in general. Most important, it implies that except for areas of major overthrusting (which may of course be considerable) normal superposition relations prevail, and that since even the oldest exposed rocks are underlain by tens of kilometers of sial, true primordial crust may still survive in the lower crustal levels (of. Phinney, 1981).

  10. Lithospheric records of orogeny within the continental U.S.

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    Porter, Ryan; Liu, Yuanyuan; Holt, William E.

    2016-01-01

    In order to better understand the tectonic evolution of the North American continent, we utilize data from the EarthScope Transportable Array network to calculate a three-dimensional shear velocity model for the continental United States. This model was produced through the inversion of Rayleigh wave phase velocities calculated using ambient noise tomography and wave gradiometry, which allows for sensitivity to a broad depth range. Shear velocities within this model highlight the influence of orogenic and postorogenic events on the evolution of the lithosphere. Most notable is the contrast in crustal and upper mantle structure between the relatively slow western and relatively fast eastern North America. These differences are unlikely to stem solely from thermal variations within the lithosphere and highlight both the complexities in lithospheric structure across the continental U.S. and the varying impacts that orogeny can have on the crust and upper mantle.

  11. Radiological effluents released from US continental tests, 1961 through 1992. Revision 1

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    This report documents all continental tests from September 15, 1961, through September 23, 1992, from which radioactive effluents were released. The report includes both updated information previously published in the publicly available May, 1990 report, DOE/NV-317, ''Radiological Effluents Released from Announced US Continental Tests 1961 through 1988'', and effluent release information on formerly unannounced tests. General information provided for each test includes the date, time, location, type of test, sponsoring laboratory and/or agency or other sponsor, depth of burial, purpose, yield or yield range, extent of release (onsite only or offsite), and category of release (detonation-time versus post-test operations). Where a test with simultaneous detonations is listed, location, depth of burial and yield information are given for each detonation if applicable, as well as the specific source of the release. A summary of each release incident by type of release is included. For a detonation-time release, the effluent curies are expressed at R+12 hours. For a controlled releases from tunnel-tests, the effluent curies are expressed at both time of release and at R+12 hours. All other types are listed at the time of the release. In addition, a qualitative statement of the isotopes in the effluent is included for detonation-time and controlled releases and a quantitative listing is included for all other types. Offsite release information includes the cloud direction, the maximum activity detected in the air offsite, the maximum gamma exposure rate detected offsite, the maximum iodine level detected offsite, and the maximum distance radiation was detected offsite. A release summary incudes whatever other pertinent information is available for each release incident. This document includes effluent release information for 433 tests, some of which have simultaneous detonations. However, only 52 of these are designated as having offsite releases

  12. Radiological effluents released from US continental tests, 1961 through 1992. Revision 1

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    Schoengold, C.R.; DeMarre, M.E.; Kirkwood, E.M.

    1996-08-01

    This report documents all continental tests from September 15, 1961, through September 23, 1992, from which radioactive effluents were released. The report includes both updated information previously published in the publicly available May, 1990 report, DOE/NV-317, ``Radiological Effluents Released from Announced US Continental Tests 1961 through 1988``, and effluent release information on formerly unannounced tests. General information provided for each test includes the date, time, location, type of test, sponsoring laboratory and/or agency or other sponsor, depth of burial, purpose, yield or yield range, extent of release (onsite only or offsite), and category of release (detonation-time versus post-test operations). Where a test with simultaneous detonations is listed, location, depth of burial and yield information are given for each detonation if applicable, as well as the specific source of the release. A summary of each release incident by type of release is included. For a detonation-time release, the effluent curies are expressed at R+12 hours. For a controlled releases from tunnel-tests, the effluent curies are expressed at both time of release and at R+12 hours. All other types are listed at the time of the release. In addition, a qualitative statement of the isotopes in the effluent is included for detonation-time and controlled releases and a quantitative listing is included for all other types. Offsite release information includes the cloud direction, the maximum activity detected in the air offsite, the maximum gamma exposure rate detected offsite, the maximum iodine level detected offsite, and the maximum distance radiation was detected offsite. A release summary incudes whatever other pertinent information is available for each release incident. This document includes effluent release information for 433 tests, some of which have simultaneous detonations. However, only 52 of these are designated as having offsite releases.

  13. Fractional activation of accumulation-mode particles in warm continental stratiform clouds

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    The degree of activation of accumulation-mode particles (AMP) in clouds has been studied using continuous (1 second average) aircraft measurements of the number concentrations of cloud droplets (Ncd, 2 to 35 μm diameter) and of unactivated AMP (Namp, 0.17 to 2.07 μm diameter) in cloud interstitial air. The magnitude and spatial variation of the activated fraction (F) of all measured particles (defined as F triple-bond Ncd/Ntot, where Ntot = Ncd + Namp) are investigated, based on measurements made during ten aircraft flights in non-precipitating warm continental stratiform clouds near Syracuse NY in the fall of 1984. Based on instantaneous observations throughout the clouds, the spatial distribution of F was found to be quite nonuniform. In general, F was low in cloud edges and where total particle loading was high and/or cloud convective activity was low. In the interior of clouds, the value of F exceeded 0.9 for 36% of the data, but was below 0.6 for 28%. Factors influencing F the most were the total particle loading (Ntot) and the thermal stability of the cloud layer. The dependence of F on Ntot in cloud interior was characterized by two distinct regimes. For Ntot -3, F was generally close to unity and relatively insensitive to Ntot. For Ntot > 800 cm-3, F tended to decrease with increasing Ntot. This decrease was greatest in a stable stratus deck embedded in a warm moist airmass. The results suggest that, in warm continental stratiform clouds, the process of particle activation becomes nonlinear and self-limiting at high particle loading. The degree of this nonlinearity depends on cloud convective activity (thermal instability)

  14. ANÁLISIS DE LA CALIDAD DEL REGISTRO DE PARO CARDÍACO EN CASOS DE RESPONSABILIDAD MÉDICO LEGAL EN MÉDICOS GENERALES, 1999-2007 Quality of cardiac arrest records in cases of medical responsibility, 1999-2007

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    Gabriel Barragán; José Ricardo Navarro; Nathalie Marulanda; Javier Eslava Schmalbach

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    Antecedentes. El registro del paro cardíaco es una actividad que se debe acompañar en la reanimación cerebro cardio pulmonar. En Colombia no existe un formato de registro oficial de paro cardiorrespiratorio, lo que dificulta la investigación en reanimación y la conducción de los procesos de responsabilidad médica que se deriven de esta atención. Objetivo. Analizar la calidad del registro de paro cardíaco en casos de responsabilidad médico legal iniciada a médicos generales que tuvieron asesor...

  15. Special Report: Key Issues from the UAPI Continental Security Conference

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    Supinski, Stanley; Treglia, Philip; Cayson, Donna; Burkett, Jeffrey

    2011-01-01

    This article appeared in Homeland Security Affairs (June 2011), v.7 no. 15 The University and Agency Partnership Initiative (UAPI) of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security conducted its first ever Continental Security Conference (CSC) on December 7/8, 2010 in Colorado Springs. The event brought together participants from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, and focused on common security issues of interest to all three nations with an emphasis on academic perspectives and contribu...

  16. Worldwide Estimates Relative to Five Continental-Scale Populations

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    Steele, Christopher D.; Court, Denise Syndercombe; Balding, David J.

    2014-01-01

    We estimate the population genetics parameter (also referred to as the fixation index) from short tandem repeat (STR) allele frequencies, comparing many worldwide human subpopulations at approximately the national level with continental-scale populations. is commonly used to measure population differentiation, and is important in forensic DNA analysis to account for remote shared ancestry between a suspect and an alternative source of the DNA. We estimate comparing subpopulations with a hypot...

  17. The geomorphology of a glaciated continental shelf, Western Scotland, UK

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    Howe, John; Dove, Dayton; Bradwell, Tom

    2013-04-01

    We present recently collected swath bathymetry and legacy seismic data from two regions of the north-west UK continental shelf: the Sea of the Hebrides; and the Firth of Lorn, western Scotland. Both regions have experienced extensive Pleistocene ice sheet glaciation and both provide abundant geomorphological evidence of subglacial and postglacial processes. The Sea of the Hebrides bathymetry data cover 2200 km2 and provide new geomorphological evidence for an ice stream flowing from western Scotland and the Inner Hebrides focusing towards a trough-mouth fan (the Barra Fan) at the continental shelf break during the height of the last glaciation. Notably, bedrock structures provide a control on the location and orientation of glacially overdeepened basins and troughs on the inner shelf. Whilst around the Islands of Canna and Rum, convergent seabed glacial lineations and other subglacially streamlined features eroded in bedrock preserve the direction of ice sheet movement - indicating ice streaming in a south-westerly direction across the continental shelf. We propose that this fast-flow zone formed part of a larger convergent ice stream system draining much of western Scotland and the north of Ireland. The Firth of Lorn bathymetry acquisition comprises 553km2 of data, collected as part of the INIS Hydro program (Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Hydrographic Survey). This region of nearshore continental shelf is revealed as predominantly bedrock-dominated seabed, characterised by a series of narrow, strongly fault-controlled troughs, part of the Great Glen Fault Zone complex. Evidence for glaciation is widespread and well preserved in the Firth of Lorn and surrounding seabed with moraines, bedrock lineations (?megagrooves?) and overdeepened basins common across the area. Initial mapping shows that our understanding of the configuration and style of deglaciation in these sectors of the former British-Irish Ice Sheet can be greatly improved by the collection of

  18. Reliability centered maintenance on the Norwegian continental shelf

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    Wattum, Sverre

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    The main objective of this thesis is to unveil the challenges of RCM as an analysis method for assets on the Norwegian continental shelf. A mixed research method have been used, also known as a semi-quantitative method, with gathering of both quantitative and qualitative data from RCM facilitators with relevant experience. A secondary goal with this thesis has been to develop a systematic approach to those who participate in RCM processes, to evaluate their own processes and RCM tools towards...

  19. Tectonics and sedimentary process in the continental talud in Uruguay

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    The morphology and evolution of the continental margin of Uruguay is due to the interaction of an important set of sedimentary processes. The contourite and turbiditic are the most significant processes which are associated with the development of submarine canyons as well as the gravitational mass respect to major landslides. These processes generate erosional and depositional features with a direct impact on different areas of application, which have potential environmental risks (gravitational landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis) and potential economic resources

  20. From CSR to Corporate Citizenship: Anglo-American and Continental

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    Sison, A.J. (Alejo José)

    2009-01-01

    Beginning with the question of who constitutes the firm, this article seeks to explore the historical evolution of concepts such as corporate social responsibility, corporate accountability, corporate social responsiveness, corporate social performance, stakeholder theory, and corporate citizenship. In close parallel to these changes are differences in interpretation from AngloAmerican and Continental European perspectives. The author defends that the ultimate reasons behind these differences...

  1. Mergers and acquisitions : the case of United and Continental Airlines

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    Ferreira, Jorge Miguel Braga

    2014-01-01

    The US airline industry is characterized to be an industry with a high competition mainly in the domestic segment. In order to face this competition several airlines entered in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals as way to consolidate its position in the market. This trend was accentuated with the global recession that brought several challenges to this industry. For this reason, the merger between United and Continental Airlines, two major US carriers, are being planned and i...

  2. Deep seismic reflection profiling and continental growth curves

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    Klemperer, Simon L.

    1988-01-01

    The results of deep seismic reflection profiling is discussed which shows that the lower crust is prominently layered, in many continental areas, regardless of the age of the surface rocks. The seismic Moho is commonly shallower than the petrological Moho, leading to the question of the nature and origin of this prominent reflector in the deep crust. The lower crust is much less well defined in Phanerozoic and Proterozoic accreted terranes, suggesting possible differences in types of lower crusts.

  3. Continental Ice Sheets and the Planetary Radiation Budget

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    Oerlemans, J.

    1980-01-01

    The interaction between continental ice sheets and the planetary radiation budget is potentially important in climate-sensitivity studies. A simple ice-sheet model incorporated in an energybalance climate model provides a tool for studying this interaction in a quantitative way. Experiments in which the ice-sheet model is coupled step by step to the climate model show that ice sheets hardly affect the zonal mean radiation balance because the albedo feedback due to sea ice and snow cover is do...

  4. Biogeografía marina de Chile continental Marine biogeography of continental Chile

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    PATRICIO A. CAMUS

    2001-09-01

    Full Text Available Por casi un siglo, varios autores han analizado los patrones de distribución de la fauna y flora marina del Pacífico de Sudamérica y de la costa de Chile en particular, con el propósito de establecer el número de las unidades biogeográficas presentes. Si bien los patrones generales actuales son relativamente bien conocidos, la mayoría de los estudios se ha enfocado en las discontinuidades distribucionales y en propuestas de clasificación más que en los factores y procesos dinámicos que han formado las unidades espaciales identificadas. Aun en el caso de las clasificaciones, las conclusiones publicadas se basan principalmente en el análisis de uno o pocos grupos seleccionados, y presentan diferencias importantes en los criterios de selección de los grupos, el número de especies involucrado y la metodología usada. Por otra parte, las discrepancias entre estudios específicos tienden a obscurecer un fenómeno relevante y de mayor escala como es la dinámica de las biotas, uno de los aspectos biogeográficos menos conocidos en Chile. En tal contexto, este trabajo presenta una revisión de literatura sobre la biogeografía marina de Chile y sus aspectos asociados, con los siguientes objetivos: (a resumir las características oceanográficas, climáticas y geomorfológicas de la costa continental de Chile; (b discutir 27 clasificaciones biogeográficas publicadas para la costa chilena, analizando los criterios y procedimientos usados por los autores, sus conclusiones principales, y la concordancia entre los estudios; (c evaluar los procesos dispersivos y vicariantes asociados a los desplazamientos y modificaciones de las biotas de la región, en función de los antecedentes disponibles sobre las condiciones existentes y los principales eventos ocurridos durante los períodos Terciario y Cuaternario; y (d proponer un escenario de cambio biogeográfico basado en determinantes históricas y su influencia en la formación, carácter y din

  5. Modeling natural emissions in the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model – Part 1: Building an emissions data base

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    Smith, S. N.; S. F. Mueller

    2010-01-01

    A natural emissions inventory for the continental United States and surrounding territories is needed in order to use the US Environmental Protection Agency Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model for simulating natural air quality. The CMAQ air modeling system (including the Sparse Matrix Operator Kernel Emissions (SMOKE) emissions processing system) currently estimates volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from biogenic sources, nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission...

  6. Modeling natural emissions in the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model–I: building an emissions data base

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    Smith, S. N.; S. F. Mueller

    2010-01-01

    A natural emissions inventory for the continental United States and surrounding territories is needed in order to use the US Environmental Protection Agency Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Model for simulating natural air quality. The CMAQ air modeling system (including the Sparse Matrix Operator Kernel Emissions (SMOKE) emissions processing system) currently estimates non-methane volatile organic compound (NMVOC) emissions from biogenic sources, nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from so...

  7. The Role of the Submarine Channel Pernambuco in the Brazilian Continental Margin East

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    The Brazilian Continental Margin, which coastline measures more than 8,500km gives to Brazil continental dimensions. This huge region is conditioned by the action of process such as, sedimentals, tectonics, geomorphological and climatical, as example, which direct or in conjunction with other ones, since of continental break up between South America and Africa are going on and may be responsible for the current morphology of the margin. In accordance with this point of view, the Oriental part of the Brazilian Continental Margin, presents characteristics of a passive margin and fisiographically ''starved'', in which the continental break occur no more than 100km from de coastline and the sedimentary coverage is mainly carbonatic. The continental slope does not present great extension if compared with other parts of the Brazilian Margin and sharp gradient. The remark presence of the continental plateaus (Rio Grande Plateau and Pernambuco Plateau), which link with the continental rise and additionally the Paraiba, Pernambuco e Bahia seamounts, are the majors features in the morphology of the region between the slope and the continental rise. This paper will concentrate its focus on Bahia Seamount, with emphasis in the mainly erosive feature which cut transversally the seamounts, named Pernambuco Submarine Channel. It will be employed bathymetric multibeam and seismic data carried out by the Brazilian Continental Shelf Project (LEPLAC) in the current year and pieces of information from bibliographic researches in order to present a discussion by the hole of the Pernambuco Submarine Channel in the Occidental region of the Brazilian Continental Margin

  8. Estimating Continental Energy Storage from CMIP5 Simulations

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    José Cuesta-Valero, Francisco; García-García, Almudena; Beltrami, Hugo; Smerdon, Jason

    2016-04-01

    The Earth's energy imbalance is a critical metric for understanding the current state of the Earth's climate system and its future evolution. Although much of the energy gained by the climate system over the last century has been stored in the oceans, the continental subsurface energy storage remains important because climate feedback processes such as soil carbon and permafrost stability depend on long-term subsurface energy storage. Here, for the first time, thirty two General Circulation Model (GCM) simulations from the fifth phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5) were examined to assess their ability to account for the continental energy storage. The magnitude of the subsurface heat content derived from GCM simulations are consistently lower than the estimates from borehole temperature data for the second half of the 20th century. The estimates of continental heat storage from CMIP5 simulations also display a large range of variability which may be partially due to (1) the different bottom boundary depth of each GCM land surface component, limiting the subsurface heat storage, (2) the different energy exchange parameterizations between the lower atmosphere and the ground within each model, and (3) the different sensitivity of models to external forcings. Our results suggest that a deeper bottom boundary placement in the land surface component could improve the estimates of subsurface energy content within the GCM simulations.

  9. Comparative biogeochemistry-ecosystem-human interactions on dynamic continental margins

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    Levin, Lisa A.; Liu, Kon-Kee; Emeis, Kay-Christian; Breitburg, Denise L.; Cloern, James; Deutsch, Curtis; Giani, Michele; Goffart, Anne; Hofmann, Eileen E.; Lachkar, Zouhair; Limburg, Karin; Liu, Su-Mei; Montes, Enrique; Naqvi, Wajih; Ragueneau, Olivier; Rabouille, Christophe; Sarkar, Santosh Kumar; Swaney, Dennis P.; Wassman, Paul; Wishner, Karen F.

    2015-01-01

    The oceans' continental margins face strong and rapid change, forced by a combination of direct human activity, anthropogenic CO2-induced climate change, and natural variability. Stimulated by discussions in Goa, India at the IMBER IMBIZO III, we (1) provide an overview of the drivers of biogeochemical variation and change on margins, (2) compare temporal trends in hydrographic and biogeochemical data across different margins, (3) review ecosystem responses to these changes, (4) highlight the importance of margin time series for detecting and attributing change and (5) examine societal responses to changing margin biogeochemistry and ecosystems. We synthesize information over a wide range of margin settings in order to identify the commonalities and distinctions among continental margin ecosystems. Key drivers of biogeochemical variation include long-term climate cycles, CO2-induced warming, acidification, and deoxygenation, as well as sea level rise, eutrophication, hydrologic and water cycle alteration, changing land use, fishing, and species invasion. Ecosystem responses are complex and impact major margin services. These include primary production, fisheries production, nutrient cycling, shoreline protection, chemical buffering, and biodiversity. Despite regional differences, the societal consequences of these changes are unarguably large and mandate coherent actions to reduce, mitigate and adapt to multiple stressors on continental margins.

  10. Continental seismic events observed by the MPL vertical DIFAR array

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    Harris, D.B. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); D`Spain, G. [Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA (United States). Marine Physical Lab.

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    The vertical DIFAR array, an underwater acoustic sensor system, deployed by the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) was in place over the continental shelf off of Southern California and recorded the HUNTERS TROPHY nuclear test and nearly a score of after-shocks of the Landers/Big Bear earthquakes. Data from this array raise the possibility that detection thresholds for continental events may be significantly lower for arrays over the continental shelf than for arrays in the deep ocean basins. Offshore stations could be used to fill gaps in land-based seismic networks for monitoring the NPT and a CTBT, especially for monitoring non-cooperating nations with large coastlines. This preliminary report provides an analysis of the HUNTERS TROPHY observation as well as one of the Landers aftershocks. The analysis suggests detection thresholds for vertical hydrophone arrays below mb 3.0 at ranges between 3 and 4 degrees, and below mb 4.4 out to 6 degrees. This report also describes two signal processing techniques that enhance the detection potential of short vertical arrays. These methods are deterministic null steering to suppress horizontally propagating ambient ocean noise, and matched field processing for vertically-incident acoustic fields. The latter technique is ideally suited for acoustic fields derived from incident seismic waves, and may be viewed as a {open_quotes}synthetic aperture{close_quotes} approach to increase the effective aperture of the array.

  11. Comparative biogeochemistry-ecosystem-human interactions on dynamic continental margins

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    Levin, Lisa A.; Liu, Kon-Kee; Emeis, Kay-Christian; Breitburg, Denise L.; Cloern, James; Deutsch, Curtis; Giani, Michele; Goffart, Anne; Hofmann, Eileen E.; Lachkar, Zouhair; Limburg, Karin; Liu, Su-Mei; Montes, Enrique; Naqvi, Wajih; Ragueneau, Olivier; Rabouille, Christophe; Sarkar, Santosh Kumar; Swaney, Dennis P.; Wassman, Paul; Wishner, Karen F.

    2014-01-01

    The ocean’s continental margins face strong and rapid change, forced by a combination of direct human activity, anthropogenic CO2-induced climate change, and natural variability. Stimulated by discussions in Goa, India at the IMBER IMBIZO III, we (1) provide an overview of the drivers of biogeochemical variation and change on margins, (2) compare temporal trends in hydrographic and biogeochemical data across different margins (3) review ecosystem responses to these changes, (4) highlight the importance of margin time series for detecting and attributing change and (5) examine societal responses to changing margin biogeochemistry and ecosystems. We synthesize information over a wide range of margin settings in order to identify the commonalities and distinctions among continental margin ecosystems. Key drivers of biogeochemical variation include long-term climate cycles, CO2-induced warming, acidification, and deoxygenation, as well as sea level rise, eutrophication, hydrologic and water cycle alteration, changing land use, fishing, and species invasion. Ecosystem responses are complex and impact major margin services including primary production, fisheries production, nutrient cycling, shoreline protection, chemical buffering, and biodiversity. Despite regional differences, the societal consequences of these changes are unarguably large and mandate coherent actions to reduce, mitigate and adapt to multiple stressors on continental margins.

  12. On the freshening of the northwestern Weddell Sea continental shelf

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    H. H. Hellmer

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available We analysed hydrographic data from the northwestern Weddell Sea continental shelf of three austral winters (1989, 1997 and 2006 and two summers following the last winter cruise. During summer a thermal front exists at ~64° S separating cold southern waters from warm northern waters that have similar characteristics as the deep waters of the central basin of the Bransfield Strait. In winter, the whole continental shelf exhibits southern characteristics with high Neon (Ne concentrations, indicating a significant input of glacial melt water. The comparison of the winter data at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, spanning a period of 17 years, shows a salinity decrease of 0.09 for the whole water column. We interpret this freshening as a reduction in salt input to the water masses being advected northward on the western Weddell Sea continental shelf. Possible causes for the reduced winter salinification are a southward retreat of the summer sea ice edge together with more precipitation in this sector. However, the latter might have happened in conjunction with an increase in ice shelf mass loss, counteracting an enhanced salt input due to sea ice formation in coastal areas formerly occupied by Larsen A and B ice shelves.

  13. On the freshening of the northwestern Weddell Sea continental shelf

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    H. H. Hellmer

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available We analyzed hydrographic data from the northwestern Weddell Sea continental shelf of the three austral winters 1989, 1997, and 2006 and two summers following the last winter cruise. During summer a thermal front exists at ~64° S separating cold southern waters from warm northern waters that have similar characteristics as the deep waters of the central basin of the Bransfield Strait. In winter, the whole continental shelf exhibits southern characteristics with high Neon (Ne concentrations, indicating a significant input of glacial melt water. The comparison of the winter data from the shallow shelf off the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, spanning a period of 17 yr, shows a salinity decrease of 0.09 for the whole water column, which has a residence time of <1 yr. We interpret this freshening as being caused by a combination of reduced salt input due to a southward sea ice retreat and higher precipitation during the late 20th century on the western Weddell Sea continental shelf. However, less salinification might also result from a delicate interplay between enhanced salt input due to sea ice formation in coastal areas formerly occupied by Larsen A and B ice shelves and increased Larsen C ice loss.

  14. R9 Air Districts

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    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — The Region 9 Air Districts layer is a compilation of polygons representing the California Air Pollution Control and Air Quality Management Districts, Arizona Air...

  15. AirData

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    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — The AirData site provides access to yearly summaries of United States air pollution data, taken from EPA's air pollution databases. AirData has information about...

  16. California Air Basins

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    California Department of Resources — Air ResourcesCalifornia Air Resources BoardThe following datasets are from the California Air Resources Board: * arb_california_airbasins - California Air BasinsThe...

  17. Hazardous Air Pollutants

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    ... Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Contact Us Hazardous Air Pollutants Hazardous air pollutants are those known to cause ... protect against adverse environmental effects. About Hazardous Air Pollutants What are hazardous air pollutants? Health and Environmental ...

  18. Aerosol properties associated with air masses arriving into the North East Atlantic during the 2008 Mace Head EUCAARI intensive observing period: an overview

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    D. Worsnop

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available As part of the EUCAARI Intensive Observing Period, a 4-week campaign to measure aerosol physical, chemical and optical properties, atmospheric structure, and cloud microphysics was conducted from mid-May to mid-June 2008 at the Mace Head Atmospheric Research Station, located at the interface of Western Europe and the NE Atlantic and centered on the west Irish coastline. During the campaign, continental air masses comprising both young and aged continental plumes were encountered, along with polar, Arctic and tropical air masses. Polluted-continental aerosol concentrations were of the order of 3000 cm−3, while background marine air aerosol concentrations were between 400–600 cm−3. The highest marine air concentrations occurred in polar air masses in which a 15 nm nucleation mode, with concentration of 1100 cm−3, was observed and attributed to open ocean particle formation. Black carbon concentrations in polluted air were between 300–400 ng m−3, and in clean marine air were less than 50 ng m−3. Continental air submicron chemical composition (excluding refractory sea salt was dominated by organic matter, closely followed by sulphate mass. Although the concentrations and size distribution spectral shape were almost identical for the young and aged continental cases, hygroscopic growth factors (GF and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN to total condensation nuclei (CN concentration ratios were significantly less in the younger pollution plume, indicating a more oxidized organic component to the aged continental plume. The difference in chemical composition and hygroscopic growth factor appear to result in a 40–50% impact on aerosol scattering coefficients and Aerosol Optical Depth, despite almost identical aerosol microphysical properties in both cases, with the higher values been recorded for the more aged case. For the CCN/CN ratio, the highest ratios were seen in the more age plume

  19. Distribuição das espécies de corais azooxantelados na plataforma e talude continental superior do sul do Brasil Distribution of deep-sea azooxanthellate scleractinians from southern Brazilian waters

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    Marcelo V. Kitahara

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available Dentre os organismos registrados para águas profundas (> 100 m no sul do Brasil, podemos destacar os corais azooxantelados pertencentes a ordem Scleractinia. Através de análises estatísticas, identificação de espécimes depositados em coleções científicas, e compilação de todos os registros pretéritos destes cnidarios ocorrentes no sul e parte do sudeste do Brasil, foi possível constatar que as coordenadas abrangidas no presente estudo representam uma área de transição entre os corais azooxantelados ocorrentes ao norte e as espécies mais características das zonas polares, principalmente em relação às espécies solitárias. Com a análise da distribuição batimétrica, foi observado um significativo aumento no número de espécies entre o setor de plataforma externa e 500 m de profundidade. Finalizando, foi realizada a análise de agrupamento, o que permitiu discriminar a formação de 6 biótopos das associações de corais azooxantelados para a área de estudo. Desta forma, apresentamos a primeira tentativa de se compreender a distribuição desta pouco conhecida fauna da plataforma e talude continental superior, entre 24ºS e 34ºS.Amongst organisms reported in deep waters (> 100 m from southern Brazil, the azooxanthellate scleractinians are of particular importance due to their capacity to form habitats which attract many species of invertebrates and vertebrates. Through statistical analysis of distribution, identification of specimens deposited in scientific collections, and revision of all preterite records of azooxanthellate scleractinians from southern and part of southeastern coast of Brazil, was noted that the coordinates covered by the present study represent an transitional distributional area between the Caribbean and marginal Antarctic fauna, especially for the solitary species. From a vertical distribution analysis, an increase in the number of species in the sector between the external continental shelve and

  20. Flow of material under compression in weak lower continental crust can cause post-rift uplift of passive continental margins

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    Chalmers, James

    2014-05-01

    There are mountain ranges up to more than 2 km high along many passive continental margins (e.g. Norway, eastern Australia, eastern Brazil, SE and SW Africa, east and west Greenland etc.), dubbed Elevated Passive Continental Margins (EPCMs). EPCMs contain several features in common and observations indicate that uplift of these margins took place after continental break-up. There are many explanations for their formation but none that satisfy all the observations. Lack of a geodynamical mechanism has meant that there has been difficulty in getting the community to accept the observational evidence. Formation of a passive continental margin must take place under conditions of tension. After rifting ceases, however, the margin can come under compression from forces originating elsewhere on or below its plate, e.g. orogeny elsewhere in the plate or sub-lithospheric drag. The World Stress Map (www.world-stress-mp.org) shows that, where data exists, all EPCMs are currently under compression. Under sufficient compression, crust and/or lithosphere can fold, and Cloetingh & Burov (2010) showed that many continental areas may have folded in this way. The wavelengths of folding observed by Cloetingh & Burov (2010) imply that the lower crust is likely to be of intermediate composition; granitic lower crust would fold with a shorter wavelength and basic lower crust would mean that the whole lithosphere would have to fold as a unit resulting in a much longer wavelength. Continental crust more than 20 km thick would be separated from the mantle by a weak layer. However, crust less thick than that would contain no weak layers would become effectively annealed to the underlying strong mantle. Under sufficient horizontal compression stress, material can flow in the lower weak layer towards a continental margin from the continental side. The annealed extended crust and mantle under the rift means, however, that flow cannot continue towards the ocean. Mid- and lower crustal material