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  1. DMSP OLS - Operational Linescan System

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Visible and infrared imagery from DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) instruments are used to monitor the global distribution of clouds and cloud top temperatures...

  2. Operational Linescan System (OLS) - Derived Products (including posters and slides)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Visible and infrared imagery from DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) instruments are used to monitor the global distribution of clouds and cloud top temperatures...

  3. OLS ANALOG DERIVED LIGHTNING V1

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — Global lightning signatures from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) have been analyzed from the filmstrip imagery....

  4. Nonterminals and codings in defining variations of OL-systems

    Skyum, Sven

    1974-01-01

    The use of nonterminals versus the use of codings in variations of OL-systems is studied. It is shown that the use of nonterminals produces a comparatively low generative capacity in deterministic systems while it produces a comparatively high generative capacity in nondeterministic systems. Fina....... Finally it is proved that the family of context-free languages is contained in the family generated by codings on propagating OL-systems with a finite set of axioms, which was one of the open problems in [10]. All the results in this paper can be found in [71] and [72].......The use of nonterminals versus the use of codings in variations of OL-systems is studied. It is shown that the use of nonterminals produces a comparatively low generative capacity in deterministic systems while it produces a comparatively high generative capacity in nondeterministic systems...

  5. Monitoring evolving urban cluster systems using DMSP/OLS nighttime light data: a case study of the Yangtze River Delta region, China

    Wang, Zhao; Yang, Shan; Wang, Shuguang; Shen, Yan

    2017-10-01

    The assessment of the dynamic urban structure has been affected by lack of timely and accurate spatial information for a long period, which has hindered the measurements of structural continuity at the macroscale. Defense meteorological satellite program's operational linescan system (DMSP/OLS) nighttime light (NTL) data provide an ideal source for urban information detection with a long-time span, short-time interval, and wide coverage. In this study, we extracted the physical boundaries of urban clusters from corrected NTL images and quantitatively analyzed the structure of the urban cluster system based on rank-size distribution, spatial metrics, and Mann-Kendall trend test. Two levels of urban cluster systems in the Yangtze River Delta region (YRDR) were examined. We found that (1) in the entire YRDR, the urban cluster system showed a periodic process, with a significant trend of even distribution before 2007 but an unequal growth pattern after 2007, and (2) at the metropolitan level, vast disparities exist in four metropolitan areas for the fluctuations of Pareto's exponent, the speed of cluster expansion, and the dominance of core cluster. The results suggest that the extracted urban cluster information from NTL data effectively reflect the evolving nature of regional urbanization, which in turn can aid in the planning of cities and help achieve more sustainable regional development.

  6. Line-scan inspection of conifer seedlings

    Rigney, Michael P.; Kranzler, Glenn A.

    1993-05-01

    Almost two billion conifer seedlings are produced in the U.S. each year to support reforestation efforts. Seedlings are graded manually to improve viability after transplanting. Manual grading is labor-intensive and subject to human variability. Our previous research demonstrated the feasibility of automated tree seedling inspection with machine vision. Here we describe a system based on line-scan imaging, providing a three-fold increase in resolution and inspection rate. A key aspect of the system is automatic recognition of the seedling root collar. Root collar diameter, shoot height, and projected shoot and root areas are measured. Sturdiness ratio and shoot/root ratio are computed. Grade is determined by comparing measured features with pre-defined set points. Seedlings are automatically sorted. The precision of machine vision and manual measurements was determined in tests at a commercial forest nursery. Manual measurements of stem diameter, shoot height, and sturdiness ratio had standard deviations three times those of machine vision measurements. Projected shoot area was highly correlated (r2 equals 0.90) with shoot volume. Projected root area had good correlation (r2 equals 0.80) with root volume. Seedlings were inspected at rates as high as ten per second.

  7. Line-Scan Hyperspectral Imaging Techniques for Food Safety and Quality Applications

    Jianwei Qin

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Hyperspectral imaging technologies in the food and agricultural area have been evolving rapidly over the past 15 years owing to tremendous interest from both academic and industrial fields. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging is a major method that has been intensively researched and developed using different physical principles (e.g., reflectance, transmittance, fluorescence, Raman, and spatially resolved spectroscopy and wavelength regions (e.g., visible (VIS, near infrared (NIR, and short-wavelength infrared (SWIR. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging systems are mainly developed and used for surface inspection of food and agricultural products using area or line light sources. Some of these systems can also be configured to conduct spatially resolved spectroscopy measurements for internal or subsurface food inspection using point light sources. This paper reviews line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques, with introduction, demonstration, and summarization of existing and emerging techniques for food and agricultural applications. The main topics include related spectroscopy techniques, line-scan measurement methods, hardware components and systems, system calibration methods, and spectral and image analysis techniques. Applications in food safety and quality are also presented to reveal current practices and future trends of line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques.

  8. Nonterminals, homomorphisms and codings in different variations of OL-systems. I. Deterministic systems

    Nielsen, Mogens; Rozenberg, Grzegorz; Salomaa, Arto

    1974-01-01

    The use of nonterminals versus the use of homomorphisms of different kinds in the basic types of deterministic OL-systems is studied. A rather surprising result is that in some cases the use of nonterminals produces a comparatively low generative capacity, whereas in some other cases the use of n...

  9. Nonterminals, homomorphisms and codings in different variations of OL-systems. II. Nondeterministic systems

    Nielsen, Mogens; Rozenberg, Grzegorz; Salomaa, Arto

    1974-01-01

    Continuing the work begun in Part I of this paper, we consider now variations of nondeterministic OL-systems. The present Part II of the paper contains a systematic classification of the effect of nonterminals, codings, weak codings, nonerasing homomorphisms and homomorphisms for all basic variat...

  10. Regional urban area extraction using DMSP-OLS data and MODIS data

    Zhang, X Y; Cai, C; Li, P J

    2014-01-01

    Stable night lights data from Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Line-scan System (OLS) provide a unique proxy for anthropogenic development. This paper proposed two new methods of extracting regional urban extents using DMSP-OLS data, MODIS NDVI data and Land Surface Temperature (LST) data. MODIS NDVI data were used to reduce the over-glow effect, since urban areas generally have lower vegetation index values than the surrounding areas (e.g. agricultural and forest areas). On the other hand, urban areas generally show higher surface temperatures than the surrounding areas. Since urban area is the only class of interest, a one-class classifier, the One-Class Support Vector Machine (OCSVM), was selected as the classifier. The first method is classification of different data combinations for mapping: (1) OLS data and NDVI data, (2) OLS data and LST data, and (3) OLS data, NDVI data and LST data combined. The second one is a morphological reconstruction based method which combines classification results from OLS plus NDVI data and from OLS plus LST data. In the morphological reconstruction based method, the classification result using OLS and NDVI data was used as a mask image, while the classification result using OLS and LST data was used as a marker image. The north China area covering 14 provinces was selected as study area. Classification results from Landsat TM/ETM+ data from selected areas with different development levels were used as reference data to validate the proposed methods. The results show that the proposed methods effectively reduced the over-glow effect caused by DSMP-OLS data and achieved better results compared to the results from the traditional thresholding technique. The combination of all three datasets produces more accurate results than those of using any two datasets. The proposed morphological reconstruction based method achieves the best result in urban extent mapping

  11. Line-scan macro-scale Raman chemical imaging for authentication of powdered foods and ingredients

    Adulteration and fraud for powdered foods and ingredients are rising food safety risks that threaten consumers’ health. In this study, a newly developed line-scan macro-scale Raman imaging system using a 5 W 785 nm line laser as excitation source was used to authenticate the food powders. The system...

  12. Line-scanning tomographic optical microscope with isotropic transfer function

    Gajdátsy, Gábor; Dudás, László; Erdélyi, Miklós; Szabó, Gábor

    2010-01-01

    An imaging method and optical system, referred to as a line-scanning tomographic optical microscope (LSTOM) using a combination of line-scanning technique and CT reconstruction principle, is proposed and studied theoretically and experimentally. In our implementation a narrow focus line is scanned over the sample and the reflected light is measured in a confocal arrangement. One such scan is equivalent to a transverse projection in tomography. Repeating the scanning procedure in several directions, a number of transverse projections are recorded from which the image can be obtained using conventional CT reconstruction algorithms. The resolution of the image is independent of the spatial dimensions and structure of the applied detector; furthermore, the transfer function of the system is isotropic. The imaging performance of the implemented confocal LSTOM was compared with a point-scanning confocal microscope, based on recorded images. These images demonstrate that the resolution of the confocal LSTOM exceeds (by 15%) the resolution limit of a point-scanning confocal microscope

  13. Caryolan-1-ol, an antifungal volatile produced by Streptomyces spp., inhibits the endomembrane system of fungi.

    Cho, Gyeongjun; Kim, Junheon; Park, Chung Gyoo; Nislow, Corey; Weller, David M; Kwak, Youn-Sig

    2017-07-01

    Streptomyces spp. have the ability to produce a wide variety of secondary metabolites that interact with the environment. This study aimed to discover antifungal volatiles from the genus Streptomyces and to determine the mechanisms of inhibition. Volatiles identified from Streptomyces spp. included three major terpenes, geosmin, caryolan-1-ol and an unknown sesquiterpene. antiSMASH and KEGG predicted that the volatile terpene synthase gene clusters occur in the Streptomyces genome. Growth inhibition was observed when fungi were exposed to the volatiles. Biological activity of caryolan-1-ol has previously not been investigated. Fungal growth was inhibited in a dose-dependent manner by a mixture of the main volatiles, caryolan-1-ol and the unknown sesquiterpene, from Streptomyces sp. S4-7. Furthermore, synthesized caryolan-1-ol showed similar antifungal activity. Results of chemical-genomics profiling assays showed that caryolan-1-ol affected the endomembrane system by disrupting sphingolipid synthesis and normal vesicle trafficking in the fungi. © 2017 The Authors.

  14. Alteration of the systemic and microcirculation by a single oral dose of flavan-3-ols.

    Kodai Ingawa

    Full Text Available Several systematic reviews have reported that flow mediated dilatation (FMD was significantly increased in subjects after ingestion of chocolate that contains flavan-3-ols; however, the mechanisms responsible for this effect are not clear. In this study, we evaluated the effects of a single oral dose of flavan-3-ols on the systemic circulation and microcirculation in the cremaster muscle using intravital video microscopy in vivo. The cremaster muscle in rats was spread over a plastic chamber and a gastric tube was placed into the stomach. Blood flow in the cremasteric artery was determined using a laser Doppler flowmeter, while blood pressure and heart rate were measured by the tail-cuff method. Red blood cell velocity in arterioles and blood flow in the artery were significantly increased 5 min after the administration of 10 mg/kg flavan-3-ols compared with distilled water treatment. The number of capillaries recruited in the cremaster muscle was also significantly increased 15 min after treatment. Microscopic observation confirmed that increased shear stress on endothelial cells was maintained during the measurement period. The mean arterial blood pressure and heart rate were also significantly elevated soon after administration and returned to baseline before the end of the observation period. Plasma nitrate and nitrite levels, and NO phosphorylation of aortic tissue were significantly increased at 60 min after administration of flavan-3-ols. According to these results, a single oral dose of flavan-3-ols elevates blood pressure and flow transiently, and these effects induce NO production through increased shear stress on endothelial cells.

  15. Learning target masks in infrared linescan imagery

    Fechner, Thomas; Rockinger, Oliver; Vogler, Axel; Knappe, Peter

    1997-04-01

    In this paper we propose a neural network based method for the automatic detection of ground targets in airborne infrared linescan imagery. Instead of using a dedicated feature extraction stage followed by a classification procedure, we propose the following three step scheme: In the first step of the recognition process, the input image is decomposed into its pyramid representation, thus obtaining a multiresolution signal representation. At the lowest three levels of the Laplacian pyramid a neural network filter of moderate size is trained to indicate the target location. The last step consists of a fusion process of the several neural network filters to obtain the final result. To perform this fusion we use a belief network to combine the various filter outputs in a statistical meaningful way. In addition, the belief network allows the integration of further knowledge about the image domain. By applying this multiresolution recognition scheme, we obtain a nearly scale- and rotational invariant target recognition with a significantly decreased false alarm rate compared with a single resolution target recognition scheme.

  16. From OLS to VIIRS, an overview of nighttime satellite aerosol retrievals using artificial light sources

    Zhang, J.; Miller, S. D.; Reid, J. S.; Hyer, E. J.; McHardy, T. M.

    2015-12-01

    Compared to abundant daytime satellite-based observations of atmospheric aerosol, observations at night are relatively scarce. In particular, conventional satellite passive imaging radiometers, which offer expansive swaths of spatial coverage compared to non-scanning lidar systems, lack sensitivity to most aerosol types via the available thermal infrared bands available at night. In this talk, we make the fundamental case for the importance of nighttime aerosol information in forecast models, and the need to mitigate the existing nocturnal gap. We review early attempts at estimating nighttime aerosol optical properties using the modulation of stable artificial surface lights. Initial algorithm development using DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) has graduated to refined techniques based on the Suomi-NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Day/Night Band (DNB). We present examples of these retrievals for selected cases and compare the results to available surface-based point-source validation data.

  17. Comparing the Cultural Dimensions and Learner's Perceived Effectiveness of Online Learning Systems (OLS) among American and Malaysian Learners

    Seng C. Keng

    2018-01-01

    With the rapid and exponential growth of Internet use worldwide, online learning has become one of the most widely used learning paradigms in the education environment. Yet despite the rapidly increasing cultural diversity of online learners, few studies have investigated the effectiveness of cross-cultural Online Learning Systems (OLS) using a suitable measurement to answer the question, “Do culturally different learners perceive OLS effectiveness differently?” The aim of this co...

  18. Portable Thermal Linescan Inspection System, Phase I

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — Harsh Environment Applied Technologies, ThermTech Services and James Madison University have formed a research and development team to investigate the design of a...

  19. Comparing the Cultural Dimensions and Learners' Perceived Effectiveness of Online Learning Systems (OLS) among American and Malaysian Learners

    Keng, Seng C.

    2010-01-01

    With the rapid and exponential growth of Internet use worldwide, online learning has become one of the most widely used learning paradigms in the education environment. Yet despite the rapidly increasing cultural diversity of online learners, few studies have investigated the effectiveness of cross-cultural Online Learning Systems (OLS) using a…

  20. Performance evaluations of hybrid modulation with different optical labels over PDQ in high bit-rate OLS network systems.

    Xu, M; Li, Y; Kang, T Z; Zhang, T S; Ji, J H; Yang, S W

    2016-11-14

    Two orthogonal modulation optical label switching(OLS) schemes, which are based on payload of polarization multiplexing-differential quadrature phase shift keying(POLMUX-DQPSK or PDQ) modulated with identifications of duobinary (DB) label and pulse position modulation(PPM) label, are researched in high bit-rate OLS network. The BER performance of hybrid modulation with payload and label signals are discussed and evaluated in theory and simulation. The theoretical BER expressions of PDQ, PDQ-DB and PDQ-PPM are given with analysis method of hybrid modulation encoding in different the bit-rate ratios of payload and label. Theoretical derivation results are shown that the payload of hybrid modulation has a certain gain of receiver sensitivity than payload without label. The sizes of payload BER gain obtained from hybrid modulation are related to the different types of label. The simulation results are consistent with that of theoretical conclusions. The extinction ratio (ER) conflicting between hybrid encoding of intensity and phase types can be compromised and optimized in OLS system of hybrid modulation. The BER analysis method of hybrid modulation encoding in OLS system can be applied to other n-ary hybrid modulation or combination modulation systems.

  1. Viscosity and surface tension of binary systems of N,N-dimethylformamide with alkan-1-ols at different temperatures

    Mohammad, Abubaker A.; Alkhaldi, Khaled H.A.E.; AlTuwaim, Mohammad S.; Al-Jimaz, Adel S.

    2013-01-01

    Highlights: ► Physical properties of binary mixtures of DMF+1-pentanol, 1-hexanol, or 1-heptanol. ► Viscosity and surface tension were measured. ►Δη, Δσ σ and G ∗E were calculated using the experimental data. ► H σ and S σ were determined using the surface tension data. ► Semi-empirical relations were used to estimate the viscosity of liquid mixtures. - Abstract: Viscosity η and surface tension σ were measured for binary mixtures of N,N-dimethylformamide DMF with pentan-1-ol, hexan-1-ol, and heptan-1-ol at T = (298.15, 303.15, 308.15, and 313.15) K and atmospheric pressure over the entire mole fraction range. Deviations in viscosity Δη and surface tension Δσ were calculated using experimental results. Moreover, the values of the excess Gibbs free energy of activation G ∗E , surface enthalpy H σ and surface entropy S σ of these mixtures were determined. Viscosity measurements of the binary systems were correlated with Grunberg and Nissan, the three-body and four-body McAllister expressions. Viscosity deviation, surface tension deviation and excess Gibbs energy of activation functions were fitted to the method of Redlich–Kister (R–K) polynomial to estimate the coefficients and standard deviations. The effects of chain length of alkan-1-ols and temperature on the thermodynamic properties of binary systems were studied.

  2. The development of a line-scan imaging algorithm for the detection of fecal contamination on leafy geens

    Yang, Chun-Chieh; Kim, Moon S.; Chuang, Yung-Kun; Lee, Hoyoung

    2013-05-01

    This paper reports the development of a multispectral algorithm, using the line-scan hyperspectral imaging system, to detect fecal contamination on leafy greens. Fresh bovine feces were applied to the surfaces of washed loose baby spinach leaves. A hyperspectral line-scan imaging system was used to acquire hyperspectral fluorescence images of the contaminated leaves. Hyperspectral image analysis resulted in the selection of the 666 nm and 688 nm wavebands for a multispectral algorithm to rapidly detect feces on leafy greens, by use of the ratio of fluorescence intensities measured at those two wavebands (666 nm over 688 nm). The algorithm successfully distinguished most of the lowly diluted fecal spots (0.05 g feces/ml water and 0.025 g feces/ml water) and some of the highly diluted spots (0.0125 g feces/ml water and 0.00625 g feces/ml water) from the clean spinach leaves. The results showed the potential of the multispectral algorithm with line-scan imaging system for application to automated food processing lines for food safety inspection of leafy green vegetables.

  3. Groundwater discharge mapping at Altnabreac by thermal infrared linescan surveying

    Brereton, N.R.; Hall, D.H.

    1983-07-01

    A thermal infra-red linescan survey has been carried out of the area around Altnabreac, Caithness. The objectives of the survey were: to assess the applicability of the technique to the location of springs discharging from peat covered crystalline rocks; to provide the locations of springs for a subsequent geochemical sampling programme; and to gain clearer understanding of the ground water circulation patterns in the area. The number and distribution of springs located by the survey has proved to be far greater than had been previously anticipated and the capabilities of the technique have been clearly demonstrated. The results, together with other geochemical and hydrogeological data, indicate that the majority of the springs represent near surface recent groundwaters circulating within the moraine deposits and weathered granite. (author)

  4. Evaluation of NPP-VIIRS Nighttime Light Data for Mapping Global Fossil Fuel Combustion CO2 Emissions: A Comparison with DMSP-OLS Nighttime Light Data.

    Ou, Jinpei; Liu, Xiaoping; Li, Xia; Li, Meifang; Li, Wenkai

    2015-01-01

    Recently, the stable light products and radiance calibrated products from Defense Meteorological Satellite Program's (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) have been useful for mapping global fossil fuel carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at fine spatial resolution. However, few studies on this subject were conducted with the new-generation nighttime light data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) Satellite, which has a higher spatial resolution and a wider radiometric detection range than the traditional DMSP-OLS nighttime light data. Therefore, this study performed the first evaluation of the potential of NPP-VIIRS data in estimating the spatial distributions of global CO2 emissions (excluding power plant emissions). Through a disaggregating model, three global emission maps were then derived from population counts and three different types of nighttime lights data (NPP-VIIRS, the stable light data and radiance calibrated data of DMSP-OLS) for a comparative analysis. The results compared with the reference data of land cover in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou show that the emission areas of map from NPP-VIIRS data have higher spatial consistency of the artificial surfaces and exhibit a more reasonable distribution of CO2 emission than those of other two maps from DMSP-OLS data. Besides, in contrast to two maps from DMSP-OLS data, the emission map from NPP-VIIRS data is closer to the Vulcan inventory and exhibits a better agreement with the actual statistical data of CO2 emissions at the level of sub-administrative units of the United States. This study demonstrates that the NPP-VIIRS data can be a powerful tool for studying the spatial distributions of CO2 emissions, as well as the socioeconomic indicators at multiple scales.

  5. Evaluation of NPP-VIIRS Nighttime Light Data for Mapping Global Fossil Fuel Combustion CO2 Emissions: A Comparison with DMSP-OLS Nighttime Light Data.

    Jinpei Ou

    Full Text Available Recently, the stable light products and radiance calibrated products from Defense Meteorological Satellite Program's (DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS have been useful for mapping global fossil fuel carbon dioxide (CO2 emissions at fine spatial resolution. However, few studies on this subject were conducted with the new-generation nighttime light data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS sensor on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP Satellite, which has a higher spatial resolution and a wider radiometric detection range than the traditional DMSP-OLS nighttime light data. Therefore, this study performed the first evaluation of the potential of NPP-VIIRS data in estimating the spatial distributions of global CO2 emissions (excluding power plant emissions. Through a disaggregating model, three global emission maps were then derived from population counts and three different types of nighttime lights data (NPP-VIIRS, the stable light data and radiance calibrated data of DMSP-OLS for a comparative analysis. The results compared with the reference data of land cover in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou show that the emission areas of map from NPP-VIIRS data have higher spatial consistency of the artificial surfaces and exhibit a more reasonable distribution of CO2 emission than those of other two maps from DMSP-OLS data. Besides, in contrast to two maps from DMSP-OLS data, the emission map from NPP-VIIRS data is closer to the Vulcan inventory and exhibits a better agreement with the actual statistical data of CO2 emissions at the level of sub-administrative units of the United States. This study demonstrates that the NPP-VIIRS data can be a powerful tool for studying the spatial distributions of CO2 emissions, as well as the socioeconomic indicators at multiple scales.

  6. Phase Error Caused by Speed Mismatch Analysis in the Line-Scan Defect Detection by Using Fourier Transform Technique

    Eryi Hu

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available The phase error caused by the speed mismatch issue is researched in the line-scan images capturing 3D profile measurement. The experimental system is constructed by a line-scan CCD camera, an object moving device, a digital fringe pattern projector, and a personal computer. In the experiment procedure, the detected object is moving relative to the image capturing system by using a motorized translation stage in a stable velocity. The digital fringe pattern is projected onto the detected object, and then the deformed patterns are captured and recorded in the computer. The object surface profile can be calculated by the Fourier transform profilometry. However, the moving speed mismatch error will still exist in most of the engineering application occasion even after an image system calibration. When the moving speed of the detected object is faster than the expected value, the captured image will be compressed in the moving direction of the detected object. In order to overcome this kind of measurement error, an image recovering algorithm is proposed to reconstruct the original compressed image. Thus, the phase values can be extracted much more accurately by the reconstructed images. And then, the phase error distribution caused by the speed mismatch is analyzed by the simulation and experimental methods.

  7. Long-Term Monitoring of the Impacts of Disaster on Human Activity Using DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data: A Case Study of the 2008 Wenchuan, China Earthquake

    Xue Li

    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available Time series monitoring of earthquake-stricken areas is significant in evaluating post-disaster reconstruction and recovery. The time series of nighttime light (NTL data collected by the defense meteorological satellite program-operational linescan system (DMSP/OLS sensors provides a unique and valuable resource to study changes in human activity (HA because of the long period of available data. In this paper, the DMSP/OLS NTL images’ digital number (DN is used as a proxy for the intensity of HA since there is a high correlation between them. The purpose of this study is to develop a methodology to analyze the changes of intensity and distribution of HA in different areas affected by a 2008 earthquake in Wenchuan, China. In order to compare the trends of HA before and after the earthquake, the DMSP/OLS NTL images from 2003 to 2013 were processed and analyzed. However, their analysis capability is greatly limited owing to a lack of in-flight calibration. To improve the continuity and comparability of DMSP/OLS NTL images, this study developed an automatic intercalibration method to systematically correct NTL data. The results reveal that: (1 compared with the HA before the earthquake, the reconstruction and recovery of the Wenchuan earthquake have led to a significant increase of HA in earthquake-stricken areas within three years after the earthquake; (2 the fluctuation of HA in a severely-affected area is greater than that in a less-affected area; (3 recovery efforts increase development in the most affected areas to levels that exceeded the rates in similar areas which experienced less damage; and (4 areas alongside roads and close to reconstruction projects exhibited increased development in regions with otherwise low human activity.

  8. Using DMSP/OLS nighttime imagery to estimate carbon dioxide emission

    Desheng, B.; Letu, H.; Bao, Y.; Naizhuo, Z.; Hara, M.; Nishio, F.

    2012-12-01

    This study highlighted a method for estimating CO2 emission from electric power plants using the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program's Operational Linescan System (DMSP/OLS) stable light image product for 1999. CO2 emissions from power plants account for a high percentage of CO2 emissions from fossil fuel consumptions. Thermal power plants generate the electricity by burning fossil fuels, so they emit CO2 directly. In many Asian countries such as China, Japan, India, and South Korea, the amounts of electric power generated by thermal power accounts over 58% in the total amount of electric power in 1999. So far, figures of the CO2 emission were obtained mainly by traditional statistical methods. Moreover, the statistical data were summarized as administrative regions, so it is difficult to examine the spatial distribution of non-administrative division. In some countries the reliability of such CO2 emission data is relatively low. However, satellite remote sensing can observe the earth surface without limitation of administrative regions. Thus, it is important to estimate CO2 using satellite remote sensing. In this study, we estimated the CO2 emission by fossil fuel consumption from electric power plant using stable light image of the DMSP/OLS satellite data for 1999 after correction for saturation effect in Japan. Digital number (DN) values of the stable light images in center areas of cities are saturated due to the large nighttime light intensities and characteristics of the OLS satellite sensors. To more accurately estimate the CO2 emission using the stable light images, a saturation correction method was developed by using the DMSP radiance calibration image, which does not include any saturation pixels. A regression equation was developed by the relationship between DN values of non-saturated pixels in the stable light image and those in the radiance calibration image. And, regression equation was used to adjust the DNs of the radiance calibration image

  9. A Simulation Study on the Urban Population of China Based on Nighttime Light Data Acquired from DMSP/OLS

    Qingxu Huang

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available The urban population (UP measure is one of the most direct indicators that reflect the urbanization process and the impacts of human activities. The dynamics of UP is of great importance to studying urban economic, social development, and resource utilization. Currently, China lacks long time series UP data with consistent standards and comparability over time. The nighttime light images from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program’s (DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS allow the acquisition of continuous and highly comparable long time series UP information. However, existing studies mainly focus on simulating the total population or population density level based on the nighttime light data. Few studies have focused on simulating the UP in China. Based on three regression models (i.e., linear, power function, and exponential, the present study discusses the relationship between DMSP/OLS nighttime light data and the UP and establishes optimal regression models for simulating the UPs of 339 major cities in China from 1990 to 2010. In addition, the present study evaluated the accuracy of UP and non-agricultural population (NAP simulations conducted using the same method. The simulation results show that, at the national level, the power function model is the optimal regression model between DMSP/OLS nighttime light data and UP data for 1990–2010. At the provincial scale, the optimal regression model varies among different provinces. The linear regression model is the optimal regression model for more than 60% of the provinces. In addition, the comparison results show that at the national, provincial, and city levels, the fitting results of the UP based on DMSP/OLS nighttime light data are better than those of the NAP. Therefore, DMSP/OLS nighttime light data can be used to effectively retrieve the UP of a large-scale region. In the context of frequent population flows between urban and rural areas in China and difficulty in obtaining

  10. The Integrated Use of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Light and MODIS Data for Monitoring Large-Scale Impervious Surface Dynamics: A Case Study in the Yangtze River Delta

    Zhenfeng Shao

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available The timely and reliable estimation of imperviousness is essential for the scientific understanding of human-Earth interactions. Due to the unique capacity of capturing artificial light luminosity and long-term data records, the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP’s Operational Line-scan System (OLS nighttime light (NTL imagery offers an appealing opportunity for continuously characterizing impervious surface area (ISA at regional and continental scales. Although different levels of success have been achieved, critical challenges still remain in the literature. ISA results generated by DMSP-OLS NTL alone suffer from limitations due to systemic defects of the sensor. Moreover, the majority of developed methodologies seldom consider spatial heterogeneity, which is a key issue in coarse imagery applications. In this study, we proposed a novel method for multi-temporal ISA estimation. This method is based on a linear regression model developed between the sub-pixel ISA fraction and a multi-source index with the integrated use of DMSP-OLS NTL and MODIS NDVI. In contrast with traditional regression analysis, we incorporated spatial information to the regression model for obtaining spatially adaptive coefficients at the per-pixel level. To produce multi-temporal ISA maps using a mono-temporal reference dataset, temporally stable samples were extracted for model training and validation. We tested the proposed method in the Yangtze River Delta and generated annual ISA fraction maps for the decade 2000–2009. According to our assessments, the proposed method exhibited substantial improvements compared with the standard linear regression model and provided a feasible way to monitor large-scale impervious surface dynamics.

  11. ANALYZING THE VELOCITY OF URBAN DYNAMIC OVER NORTHEASTERN CHINA USING DMSP-OLS NIGHT-TIME LIGHTS

    Y. Zhou

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available Stable night-time lights (NTL data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational Line-scan System (DMSPOLS can serve as a good proxy for anthropogenic development. Here DMSP-OLS NTL data was used to detect the urban development status in northeastern China. The spatial and temporal gradients are combined to depict the velocity of urban expanding process. This velocity index represents the instantaneous local velocity along the Earth’s surface needed to maintain constant NTL condition, and has a mean of 0.36 km/yr for northeastern China. The velocity change of NTL is lower in the urban center and its near regions, and the suburbs show a relatively high value. The connecting zones between satellite cities and metropolis have also a rapid rate of NTL evolution. The dynamic process of urbanization over the study area is mainly in a manner of spreading from urban cores to edges. The rank size of the velocity for the prefectures is analyzed and a long tail distribution is found. The velocity index can provide insights for the future pattern of urban sprawl.

  12. Analyzing the Velocity of Urban Dynamic Over Northeastern China Using Dmsp-Ols Night-Time Lights

    Zhou, Y.

    2017-09-01

    Stable night-time lights (NTL) data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational Line-scan System (DMSPOLS) can serve as a good proxy for anthropogenic development. Here DMSP-OLS NTL data was used to detect the urban development status in northeastern China. The spatial and temporal gradients are combined to depict the velocity of urban expanding process. This velocity index represents the instantaneous local velocity along the Earth's surface needed to maintain constant NTL condition, and has a mean of 0.36 km/yr for northeastern China. The velocity change of NTL is lower in the urban center and its near regions, and the suburbs show a relatively high value. The connecting zones between satellite cities and metropolis have also a rapid rate of NTL evolution. The dynamic process of urbanization over the study area is mainly in a manner of spreading from urban cores to edges. The rank size of the velocity for the prefectures is analyzed and a long tail distribution is found. The velocity index can provide insights for the future pattern of urban sprawl.

  13. Dynamics of Urbanization Levels in China from 1992 to 2012: Perspective from DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data

    Bin Gao

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available The authenticity and reliability of urbanization levels measured by different indicators in China have not reached a consensus, which may impede our understanding of the process of urbanization and its impacts on the environment. The objective of this study was to describe a reliable method of estimating urbanization level based on the Operational Line-scan System (OLS on the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP nighttime light data and to analyze the dynamics of urbanization levels in China from 1992 to 2012. We calculated the comprehensive urbanization level at the national, provincial, and county scales using a compounded night light index (CNLI and compared the change rate of CNLI with those of the other two conventional urbanization level indicators, proportion of the nonagricultural population and proportion of built-up area. Our results showed that CNLI derived from the DMSP/OLS data set provided a relatively reliable and accurate measure of the comprehensive urbanization level in China. During the last two decades, China has experienced continued and rapid urbanization with large regional variations. The CNLI increased 3.12 times, from 1.72 × 10−3 to 7.09 × 10−3. The annual increases of CNLI in eastern provinces were much faster than those in western provinces. In addition, we found that the rates of change in these three indicators were consistent for most provinces with the exception of the four municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing and a few eastern coastal provinces (Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, and Guangdong. Because the imbalance among population growth, urban expansion and socioeconomic development may affect cities’ sustainable development, we should pay more attention to these regions with large disparities between different indicators.

  14. OLS Client and OLS Dialog: Open Source Tools to Annotate Public Omics Datasets.

    Perez-Riverol, Yasset; Ternent, Tobias; Koch, Maximilian; Barsnes, Harald; Vrousgou, Olga; Jupp, Simon; Vizcaíno, Juan Antonio

    2017-10-01

    The availability of user-friendly software to annotate biological datasets and experimental details is becoming essential in data management practices, both in local storage systems and in public databases. The Ontology Lookup Service (OLS, http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols) is a popular centralized service to query, browse and navigate biomedical ontologies and controlled vocabularies. Recently, the OLS framework has been completely redeveloped (version 3.0), including enhancements in the data model, like the added support for Web Ontology Language based ontologies, among many other improvements. However, the new OLS is not backwards compatible and new software tools are needed to enable access to this widely used framework now that the previous version is no longer available. We here present the OLS Client as a free, open-source Java library to retrieve information from the new version of the OLS. It enables rapid tool creation by providing a robust, pluggable programming interface and common data model to programmatically access the OLS. The library has already been integrated and is routinely used by several bioinformatics resources and related data annotation tools. Secondly, we also introduce an updated version of the OLS Dialog (version 2.0), a Java graphical user interface that can be easily plugged into Java desktop applications to access the OLS. The software and related documentation are freely available at https://github.com/PRIDE-Utilities/ols-client and https://github.com/PRIDE-Toolsuite/ols-dialog. © 2017 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

  15. Heavy tails of OLS

    Mikosch, Thomas Valentin; de Vries, Casper

    2013-01-01

    Suppose the tails of the noise distribution in a regression exhibit power law behavior. Then the distribution of the OLS regression estimator inherits this tail behavior. This is relevant for regressions involving financial data. We derive explicit finite sample expressions for the tail probabili...

  16. Modeling of Electric Demand for Sustainable Energy and Management in India Using Spatio-Temporal DMSP-OLS Night-Time Data

    Tripathy, Bismay Ranjan; Sajjad, Haroon; Elvidge, Christopher D.; Ting, Yu; Pandey, Prem Chandra; Rani, Meenu; Kumar, Pavan

    2018-04-01

    Changes in the pattern of electric power consumption in India have influenced energy utilization processes and socio-economic development to greater extent during the last few decades. Assessment of spatial distribution of electricity consumption is, thus, essential for projecting availability of energy resource and planning its infrastructure. This paper makes an attempt to model the future electricity demand for sustainable energy and its management in India. The nighttime light database provides a good approximation of availability of energy. We utilized defense meteorological satellite program-operational line-scan system (DMSP-OLS) nighttime satellite data, electricity consumption (1993-2013), gross domestic product (GDP) and population growth to construct the model. We also attempted to examine the sensitiveness of electricity consumption to GDP and population growth. The results revealed that the calibrated DMSP and model has provided realistic information on the electric demand with respect to GDP and population, with a better accuracy of r 2 = 0.91. The electric demand was found to be more sensitive to GDP ( r = 0.96) than population growth ( r = 0.76) as envisaged through correlation analysis. Hence, the model proved to be useful tool in predicting electric demand for its sustainable use and management.

  17. Modeling of Electric Demand for Sustainable Energy and Management in India Using Spatio-Temporal DMSP-OLS Night-Time Data.

    Tripathy, Bismay Ranjan; Sajjad, Haroon; Elvidge, Christopher D; Ting, Yu; Pandey, Prem Chandra; Rani, Meenu; Kumar, Pavan

    2018-04-01

    Changes in the pattern of electric power consumption in India have influenced energy utilization processes and socio-economic development to greater extent during the last few decades. Assessment of spatial distribution of electricity consumption is, thus, essential for projecting availability of energy resource and planning its infrastructure. This paper makes an attempt to model the future electricity demand for sustainable energy and its management in India. The nighttime light database provides a good approximation of availability of energy. We utilized defense meteorological satellite program-operational line-scan system (DMSP-OLS) nighttime satellite data, electricity consumption (1993-2013), gross domestic product (GDP) and population growth to construct the model. We also attempted to examine the sensitiveness of electricity consumption to GDP and population growth. The results revealed that the calibrated DMSP and model has provided realistic information on the electric demand with respect to GDP and population, with a better accuracy of r 2  = 0.91. The electric demand was found to be more sensitive to GDP (r = 0.96) than population growth (r = 0.76) as envisaged through correlation analysis. Hence, the model proved to be useful tool in predicting electric demand for its sustainable use and management.

  18. Assessing Spatiotemporal Characteristics of Urbanization Dynamics in Southeast Asia Using Time Series of DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data

    Min Zhao

    2018-01-01

    Full Text Available Intraregional spatial variations of satellite-derived anthropogenic nighttime light signals are gradually applied to identify different lighting areas with various socioeconomic activity and urbanization levels when characterizing urbanization dynamics. However, most previous partitioning approaches are carried out at local scales, easily leading to multi-standards of the extracted results from local areas, and this inevitably hinders the comparative analysis on the urbanization dynamics of the large region. Therefore, a partitioning approach considering the characteristics of nighttime light signals at both local and regional scales is necessary for studying spatiotemporal characteristics of urbanization dynamics across the large region using nighttime light imagery. Based on the quadratic relationships between the pixel-level nighttime light brightness and the corresponding spatial gradient for individual cities, we here proposed an improved partitioning approach to quickly identify different types of nighttime lighting areas for the entire region of Southeast Asia. Using the calibrated Defense Meteorological Satellite Program/Operational Line-scan System (DMSP/OLS data with greater comparability, continuity, and intra-urban variability, the annual nighttime light imagery spanning years 1992–2013 were divided into four types of nighttime lighting areas: low, medium, high, and extremely high, associated with different intensity of anthropogenic activity. The results suggest that Southeast Asia has experienced a rapid and diverse urbanization process from 1992 to 2013. Areas with moderate or low anthropogenic activity show a faster growth rate for the spatial expansion than the developed areas with intense anthropogenic activity. Transitions between different nighttime lighting types potentially depict the trajectory of urban development, the darker areas are gradually transitioning to areas with higher lighting, indicating conspicuous trends

  19. Geophysical drillhole logging and optical imaging of the drillholes OL-KR43, OL-KR44, OL-KR44B, OL-KR45, OL-KR45B, OL-KR46, OL-KR46B, OL-KR47, OL-KR47B and OL-KR48, at Olkiluoto 2007 and 2008

    Tarvainen, A.-M.; Heikkinen, E.

    2008-09-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical drillhole logging and optical imaging of the drillholes OL-KR43, OL-KR44, OL-KR44B, OL-KR45, OL-KR45B, OL-KR46, OL-KR46B, OL-KR47, OL-KR47B and OL-KR48 at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during December 2007, May 2008. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and data processing. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. (orig.)

  20. Monitoring Population Evolution in China Using Time-Series DMSP/OLS Nightlight Imagery

    Sisi Yu

    2018-01-01

    Full Text Available Accurate and detailed monitoring of population distribution and evolution is of great significance in formulating a population planning strategy in China. The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program’s Operational Linescan System (DMSP/OLS nighttime lights time-series (NLT image products offer a good opportunity for detecting the population distribution owing to its high correlation to human activities. However, their detection capability is greatly limited owing to a lack of in-flight calibration. At present, the synergistic use of systematically-corrected NLT products and population spatialization is rarely applied. This work proposed a methodology to improve the application precision and versatility of NLT products, explored a feasible approach to quantitatively spatialize the population to grid units of 1 km × 1 km , and revealed the spatio-temporal characteristics of population distribution from 2000 to 2010. Results indicated that, (1 after inter-calibration, geometric, incompatibility and discontinuity corrections, and adjustment based on vegetation information, the incompatibility and discontinuity of NTL products were successfully solved. Accordingly, detailed actual residential areas and luminance differences between the urban core and the peripheral regions could be obtained. (2 The population spatialization method could effectively acquire population information at per km 2 with high accuracy and exhibit more details in the evolution of population distribution. (3 Obvious differences in spatio-temporal characteristics existed in four economic regions, from the aspects of population distribution and dynamics, as well as population-weighted centroids. The eastern region was the most populous with the largest increased magnitude, followed by the central, northeastern, and western regions. The population-weighted centroids of the eastern, western, and northeastern regions moved along the southwest direction, while the population

  1. Line-scanning confocal microscopy for high-resolution imaging of upconverting rare-earth-based contrast agents

    Higgins, Laura M.; Zevon, Margot; Ganapathy, Vidya; Sheng, Yang; Tan, Mei Chee; Riman, Richard E.; Roth, Charles M.; Moghe, Prabhas V.; Pierce, Mark C.

    2015-01-01

    Abstract. Rare-earth (RE) doped nanocomposites emit visible luminescence when illuminated with continuous wave near-infrared light, making them appealing candidates for use as contrast agents in biomedical imaging. However, the emission lifetime of these materials is much longer than the pixel dwell times used in scanning intravital microscopy. To overcome this limitation, we have developed a line-scanning confocal microscope for high-resolution, optically sectioned imaging of samples labeled with RE-based nanomaterials. Instrument performance is quantified using calibrated test objects. NaYF4:Er,Yb nanocomposites are imaged in vitro, and in ex vivo tissue specimens, with direct comparison to point-scanning confocal microscopy. We demonstrate that the extended pixel dwell time of line-scanning confocal microscopy enables subcellular-level imaging of these nanomaterials while maintaining optical sectioning. The line-scanning approach thus enables microscopic imaging of this emerging class of contrast agents for preclinical studies, with the potential to be adapted for real-time in vivo imaging in the clinic. PMID:26603495

  2. Model-independent quantitative measurement of nanomechanical oscillator vibrations using electron-microscope linescans

    Wang, Huan; Fenton, J. C.; Chiatti, O. [London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, 17–19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH (United Kingdom); Warburton, P. A. [London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, 17–19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH (United Kingdom); Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE (United Kingdom)

    2013-07-15

    Nanoscale mechanical resonators are highly sensitive devices and, therefore, for application as highly sensitive mass balances, they are potentially superior to micromachined cantilevers. The absolute measurement of nanoscale displacements of such resonators remains a challenge, however, since the optical signal reflected from a cantilever whose dimensions are sub-wavelength is at best very weak. We describe a technique for quantitative analysis and fitting of scanning-electron microscope (SEM) linescans across a cantilever resonator, involving deconvolution from the vibrating resonator profile using the stationary resonator profile. This enables determination of the absolute amplitude of nanomechanical cantilever oscillations even when the oscillation amplitude is much smaller than the cantilever width. This technique is independent of any model of secondary-electron emission from the resonator and is, therefore, applicable to resonators with arbitrary geometry and material inhomogeneity. We demonstrate the technique using focussed-ion-beam–deposited tungsten cantilevers of radius ∼60–170 nm inside a field-emission SEM, with excitation of the cantilever by a piezoelectric actuator allowing measurement of the full frequency response. Oscillation amplitudes approaching the size of the primary electron-beam can be resolved. We further show that the optimum electron-beam scan speed is determined by a compromise between deflection of the cantilever at low scan speeds and limited spatial resolution at high scan speeds. Our technique will be an important tool for use in precise characterization of nanomechanical resonator devices.

  3. Convergencias y divergencias entre el sistema educativo sueco y el español = Divergences and convergences between Swedish and Spanish educational system

    Pilar García-Zarza

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo contrasta dos sistemas educativos, el sueco y el español, por presentar rasgos característicos propios desde los que se explica la consecución de logros diversos. Así, la educación sueca dispone de una estructura administrativa descentralizada que concede un alto nivel de autonomía que llega hasta los municipios y centros, descentralización que ha de convivir con las nuevas medidas recentralizadoras, una alta inversión en materia educativa, una estructura institucional que introduce nuevas medidas de control alejadas del modelo sueco de escuela comprensiva, una creciente polarización en los centros docentes, así como un profesorado a quien se le demanda una formación especializada y exigente, atendiendo al nuevo modelo formativo nacido en 2011. La educación española, por su parte, tampoco parece haber resuelto de manera decidida cuestiones nucleares de índole administrativa y organizativa, aspectos a los que se suman una inversión deficitaria, una integración escolar que parece tambalearse de nuevo, así como un profesorado con frecuencia desmotivado, cuya labor no siempre se reconoce debidamente, y cuya formación también asiste a los vaivenes característicos del sistema. Tiempos convulsos para dos sistemas educativos aquejados de constantes reformas, que confluyen en ciertos cambios de rumbo.This article contrasts two educational systems, Swedish and Spanish, because they show their own characteristic features which explain different achievements. So, Swedish Education has a decentralized administrative structure that grants a high level of autonomy to the municipalities and to the schools, decentralization that lives with the new recentralizing measures, a high investment in education, an institutional structure that introduces new control measures, away from the Swedish comprehensive school model, an emerging polarization in schools and teachers who must have specialized training, in response to the new

  4. OL Copenhagen 2020: Strategisk utopi?

    Østergaard, Katrine; Møller Christensen, Søren

    2006-01-01

    Ny rapport anbefaler, at København ansøger om værtskabet for sommer-OL i 2020. Kulturminister Brian Mikkelsen vil tidligst tage stilling til en reel ansøgning om tre år. Der er da også god grund til at tænke sig rigtig godt om, før man engagerer sig med verdens største event......Ny rapport anbefaler, at København ansøger om værtskabet for sommer-OL i 2020. Kulturminister Brian Mikkelsen vil tidligst tage stilling til en reel ansøgning om tre år. Der er da også god grund til at tænke sig rigtig godt om, før man engagerer sig med verdens største event...

  5. Flow measurements and hydraulic interference tests at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki, drillholes OL-KR14, OL-KR30, OL-PP66, OL-PP67, OL-PP68 and OL-PP69

    Komulainen, J. [Poeyry Finland Oy, Vantaa (Finland)

    2014-08-15

    The measurements described in this report are part of the infiltration experiment carried out at Olkiluoto. The emphasis of these measurements is on obtaining more detailed data on hydraulically significant fractures in the infiltration experiment area. The selected fractures or sections were pumped in turn and flow responses were observed in the other holes by the PFL DIFF-tool. The flow measurements were carried out in drillholes OL-KR14, OL-KR30, OL-PP66, OL-PP67, OL-PP68 and OL-PP69 on the Olkiluoto investigation site between January 2013 and July 2013. Two different flowmeters were used for the measurements. Posiva Flow Log, Difference flow method (PFL DIFF) was used for the determination of hydraulic conductivity and hydraulic head in fractures/fractured zones in the drillholes. PFL DIFF flow logging was conducted in all the drillholes mentioned above. Posiva Flow Log, Transverse flow method (PFL TRANS) was used to determine groundwater flow direction and flow rate across a drillhole. The transverse flow method was used in drillholes OL-KR14 and OL-PP69. PFL DIFF and PFL TRANS measurements had been carried out earlier in drillholes OL-PP66, OL-PP67, OL-PP68 and OL-PP69. The most recent measurements were conducted in 2011. Those measurements were carried out when drillhole OL-KR14 was pumped at packed-off section 13 m - 18 m. Both PFL DIFF and PFL TRANS flowmeters include an electrode for measuring single point resistance (SPR). The device has a high depth resolution and the results were used for depth synchronisation between consecutive DIFF and TRANS measurements. (orig.)

  6. Hydraulic conductivity measurements with HTU at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto, drillholes OL-KR19, OL-KR45 and OL-KR46 in 2009 and 2010

    Haemaelaeinen, H. [Geopros Oy, Helsinki (Finland)

    2011-10-15

    As a part of the site investigations for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel, hydraulic conductivity measurements were carried out with HTU-equipment in drillholes OL-KR19, OL-KR45 and OL-KR46 at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto. The objective was to investigate the distribution of the hydraulic conductivity in the surrounding bedrock volume. Measurements were carried out during 2009 and 2010. The total length of the borehole OL-KR19 is 544,34 m, 241,80 m of which was covered by 121 standard tests with 2 m packer separation as specified in the measurement plan. Respectively, OL-KR45 is 1023,30 m long and 63 similar tests were made in it covering 126,00 m of the hole and OL-KR46 600,10 m long, 151 tests made covering 301,35 m. The measured sections are around the depths of the planned repository. Double-packer constant-head method was used throughout with nominal 200 kPa overpressure. Injection stage lasted normally 20 minutes and fall-off stage 10 minutes. The tests were often shortened if there were clear indications that the hydraulic conductivity is below the measuring range of the system. The pressure in the test section was let to stabilise at least 5 min before injection. In some test sections the test stage times were extended. Two transient (Horner and 1/Q) interpretations and one stationary- state (Moye) interpretation were made in-situ immediately after the test. The Hydraulic Testing Unit (HTU-system) is owned by Posiva Oy and it was operated by Geopros Oy. (orig.)

  7. Volumetric behaviour of the (2,2,4-trimethylpentane + methylbenzene + butan-1-ol) ternary system and its binary sub-systems within the temperature range (298.15–328.15) K

    Morávková, Lenka; Troncoso, Jacobo; Machanová, Karolina; Sedláková, Zuzana

    2013-01-01

    Highlights: • Density measurements. • Excess molar volume at atmospheric pressure. • Redlich–Kister equation. • ERAS model. • Comparison of our data with literature data. -- Abstract: Densities and speeds of sound of the (2,2,4-trimethylpentane + methylbenzene + butan-1-ol) ternary system as well as all its binary sub-systems were measured at four temperatures, namely 298.15 K, 308.15 K, 318.15 K, and 328.15 K at atmospheric pressure by a vibrating-tube densimeter DSA 5000. The binary (isooctane + toluene) system was studied previously. Excess quantities (molar volume, adiabatic compressibility, and isobaric thermal expansivity) of the mixtures studied were calculated from the experimental densities and speed of sounds. The excess molar volume data were correlated using the Redlich–Kister equation. Both the positive and S-shaped excess molar volume curves were found for the systems studied. The excess molar volumes versus concentration of binary systems differed in the shape and temperature dependence. The experimental binary data were compared with literature data. The experimental excess molar volumes were analyzed by means of the Extended Real Associated Solution (ERAS) model. The experimental data and the ERAS model can help to estimate real behaviour of the systems studied

  8. El régimen preposicional en español e italiano: breve estudio contrastivo y traductológico / The prepositional system in Spanish and Italian: towards a brief contrastive and translation study

    Giuseppe Trovato

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: El presente artículo pretende ofrecer una sistematización en lo que atañe al régimen preposicional en dos lenguas afines: español e italiano. Por ello, el trabajo se inscribe dentro de un marco didáctico, con el objeto de brindar a todo docente de español algunas pautas metodológicas de interés e utilidad a la hora de abordar el tema en la clase de E/ LE. Para nuestros propósitos, pasaremos someramente revista a los estudios contrastivos más emblemáticos con los que contamos y, a continuación, para nuestro análisis, adoptaremos un enfoque contrastivo y traductológico (español-italiano, con miras a encuadrar la cuestión en un ámbito específico y determinar hasta qué punto las dos lenguas estudiadas guardan parentesco desde el punto de vista sintáctico y morfológico. ABSTRACT: This article aims to offer a systematization with regard to the prepositional system in two related languages: Spanish and Italian. To this end, this study adopts a didactic framework in order to provide every teacher of Spanish with useful methodological guidelines when it comes to addressing this grammar point with students in an SSL class. For our purposes, we will analyze the most important studies on this subject and we will then adopt a contrastive and translation approach (Spanish-Italian, in order to frame the question within a specific field and determine to what extent the two languages are related from a syntactic and morphological point of view.

  9. High-resolution line-scan analysis of resin-embedded sediments using laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)

    Hennekam, Rick; Jilbert, Tom; Mason, Paul R D; de Lange, Gert J.; Reichart, Gert Jan

    2015-01-01

    Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) line-scanning is a promising technique for producing high-resolution (μm-scale) geochemical records on resin-embedded sediments. However, this approach has not yet been thoroughly tested on sediment samples of known elemental

  10. High-resolution line-scan analysis of resin-embedded sediments using laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)

    Hennekam, R.; Jilbert, T.; de Lange, G.J.; Reichart, G.J.

    2015-01-01

    Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) line-scanning is a promising technique for producing high-resolution (µm-scale) geochemical records on resin-embedded sediments. However, this approach has not yet been thoroughly tested on sediment samples of known elemental

  11. Villa Olímpica

    González Rul, M.

    1968-11-01

    Full Text Available At the Olympic Village a number of separate sectors were planned, namely: men's residential zone, ladies' residential zone, press and T.V. zone, general services, administrative services, reception, and others. Apartment buildings are of two types. Some have six storeys and others ten, and all of them have four apartments per storey. The whole Village was designed so that, after the Games, it could serve as a low rent urban zone, of common property, and consisting of 29 buildings, with a total of 900 flats, as well as schools, clinics, commercial zones, parochial church, club and a folkloric stage.En esta Villa Olímpica fueron organizados varios sectores, destinados: a residencia masculina; residencia femenina; zona de prensa y T.V.; servicios generales; servicios administrativos y de recepción; etc. Los edificios de apartamentos pertenecen a dos tipos: unos de 6 plantas y oíros de 10; pero en todos los casos con cuatro apartamentos por planta. Todo ello fue proyectado con el fin de que sirviera, después de los Juegos Olímpicos, como conjunto urbano popular, en régimen de condominio, formado por 29 edificios, con un total de: 900 apartamentos; escuelas; clínicas; zonas comerciales; templo parroquial; club, y «lienzo charro».

  12. Geophysical logging and imaging of drillholes OL-KR45, OL-KR49, OL-KR50 and OL-KR50B at Olkiluoto in 2009

    Tarvainen, A.-M.

    2010-04-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical drillhole logging, acoustic imaging and optical imaging of the drillholes OL-KR45 (re-measurements), OL-KR49, OL-KR50 and OL-KR50B at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during January-November 2009. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and data processing. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. The missing density logging of drillhole OL-KR45 was carried out successfully. Dynamic rock mechanical parameters and natural gamma data were re-processed and this report includes updated WellCAD and Excel files. Acoustic imaging was also carried out in OL-KR45 after 700 meters depth. Acoustic imaging was used instead of optical imaging after 350 meters in OL-KR49 and 700 meters in OL-KR50. (orig.)

  13. Majandusteadmiste olümpiaad / Margit Luts

    Luts, Margit

    2001-01-01

    Junior Achievementì Arengufondi korraldatud majandusteadmiste olümpiaadi piirkondlikel voorudel osales 67 kooli, kaheliikmelisi võistkondi oli 90. Olümpiaadi eelvoorud toimusid üle Eesti 3. märtsil, lõppvoor toimub 7. aprillil Eesti Kõrgemas Kommertskoolis. Sponsorite ja võitjate nimed

  14. Radial line-scans as representative sampling strategy in dried-droplet laser ablation of liquid samples deposited on pre-cut filter paper disks

    Nischkauer, Winfried; Vanhaecke, Frank; Bernacchi, Sébastien; Herwig, Christoph; Limbeck, Andreas

    2014-11-01

    Nebulising liquid samples and using the aerosol thus obtained for further analysis is the standard method in many current analytical techniques, also with inductively coupled plasma (ICP)-based devices. With such a set-up, quantification via external calibration is usually straightforward for samples with aqueous or close-to-aqueous matrix composition. However, there is a variety of more complex samples. Such samples can be found in medical, biological, technological and industrial contexts and can range from body fluids, like blood or urine, to fuel additives or fermentation broths. Specialized nebulizer systems or careful digestion and dilution are required to tackle such demanding sample matrices. One alternative approach is to convert the liquid into a dried solid and to use laser ablation for sample introduction. Up to now, this approach required the application of internal standards or matrix-adjusted calibration due to matrix effects. In this contribution, we show a way to circumvent these matrix effects while using simple external calibration for quantification. The principle of representative sampling that we propose uses radial line-scans across the dried residue. This compensates for centro-symmetric inhomogeneities typically observed in dried spots. The effectiveness of the proposed sampling strategy is exemplified via the determination of phosphorus in biochemical fermentation media. However, the universal viability of the presented measurement protocol is postulated. Detection limits using laser ablation-ICP-optical emission spectrometry were in the order of 40 μg mL- 1 with a reproducibility of 10 % relative standard deviation (n = 4, concentration = 10 times the quantification limit). The reported sensitivity is fit-for-purpose in the biochemical context described here, but could be improved using ICP-mass spectrometry, if future analytical tasks would require it. Trueness of the proposed method was investigated by cross-validation with

  15. Caracterización de parámetros físicos de las terminales de contenedores del sistema portuario español Characterization of physical parameters of the terminals of container of Spanish harbor system

    M. N. González

    2009-12-01

    del sistema portuario español y las relaciones que se produce entre los mismos, estos valores son necesarios a la hora de abordar la planificación de una terminal. El estudio desarrollado ha permitido concluir que las terminales de contenedores españolas son muy heterogéneas, el escenario marítimo está caracterizado por terminales pequeñas, medianas y/o grandes moviendo volúmenes de tráfico no muy elevados, cuya línea de atraque no se encuentra equipada con holgura y la superficie disponible es algo limitante. Investigaciones futuras deberían orientarse en mejorar las limitaciones que se presentan en las terminales de contenedores españolas, apuntando por qué se producen estas especificidades y cómo éstas condicionan la explotación de las terminales tanto positiva como negativamente.The widespread use of management and operating ratios taken from international literature that do not conform to the reality of the Spanish port system makes it difficult to plan and manage the operation of Spanish container terminals. This is due to the lack of characterization of the physical parameters of the container terminals necessary for the operation. Container terminals in the Spanish port system is very heterogeneous and can not be characterized from international operating ratios, so we need a proper study to obtain general Spanish stage container port. The contribution of this article in the field of exploitation is characterized port Spanish container terminals port system from the values taken physical parameters (depth, size, number of cranes, etc´etera. Basic operation of a terminal, allowing to know the reality of the Spanish port system. This study allows us to characterize, at present, the main physical parameters of operation of container terminals by establishing a management and operating ratios own reality characteristic of the port system in Spain that no previous study reported to date.

  16. Hydraulic conductivity measurements with HTU at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto, drillholes OL-KR28 and OL-KR39 in 2006

    Haemaelaeinen, H.

    2007-05-01

    As a part of the site investigations for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel, hydraulic conductivity measurements were carried out in drillholes OL-KR28 and OL-KR39 at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto. The objective was to investigate the distribution of the hydraulic conductivity in the surrounding bedrock volume. Measurements were carried out during summer 2006. The total length of the borehole OL-KR28 is 656,33 m, 352 m of which was covered by 176 standard tests with 2 m packer separation as specified in the measurement plan. Respectively, OL-KR39 is 502,97 m deep and 101 similar tests were made in it covering 202 m of the hole. The measured sections are around the depths of the planned repository. Double-packer constant-head method was used throughout with nominal 200 kPa overpressure. Injection stage lasted normally 20 minutes and fall-off stage 10 minutes. The tests were often shortened if there were clear indications that the hydraulic conductivity is below the measuring range of the system. The pressure in the test section was let to stabilise at least 5 min before injection. In some test sections the test stage times were extended. Two transient (Horner and 1/Q) interpretations and one stationary-state (Moye) interpretation were made in-situ immediately after the test. The Hydraulic Testing Unit (HTU-system) is owned by Posiva Oy and it was operated by Geopros Oy. (orig.)

  17. Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Film

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — The United States Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) is a polar orbiting meteorological sensor with two...

  18. Drillhole gamma-ray spectrum logging in drillholes OL-KR11, OL-KR44, OL-KR44B, OL-KR45B, OL-KR46, OL-KR47, OL-KR47B, OL-KR48 and ground survey at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki, 2007 and 2008

    Julkunen, A.; Kallio, L.; Kuusisto, M. (Astrock Oy, Sodankylae (Finland))

    2009-09-15

    The aim of the detailed drillhole surveys is to increase the knowledge of the bedrock on the study area and to supplement the investigations made earlier. As a part of the detailed investigations Astrock Oy carried out drillhole spectrometer logging in drillholes OL-KR11, OL-KR44, OL-KR44B, OL-KR45B, OL-KR46, OL-KR47, OL-KR47B, OL-KR48 and ground survey at Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during 2007 and 2008. This report describes the logging, data processing and the results. For the first time the results contains moving standard deviation calculations of Th/K ratio, because the variability of Th/K ratio is a reasonably good indicator of alteration zones. This report includes also moving standard deviation calculations of Th/K ratio from earlier measured and reported drillholes OL-KR40-43 and OL-KR40B-43B. (orig.)

  19. Mise-a-la-masse measurements in drillholes OL-KR4, OL-KR30 and OL-KR14 - OL-KR18 in Olkiluoto

    Kristiansson, S.; Heikkinen, P.

    2009-02-01

    Mise-a-la-masse measurements were conducted in the Olkiluoto investigation site in the time period from May to November 2007. Measurements were carried out in drillholes OL-KR4, OL-KR30 and OL-KR14 - OL-KR18. The purpose of the study was to collect data for geological modelling. The aim is to evaluate the continuity of fractures and other geological structures from a drillhole to another drillhole and from a drillhole to the ground surface. Posiva has developed electrodes for mise-a-la-masse method measurements, where the location of the electrode is between rubber disks similar to the flow guide. Rubber disks prevent leakage of current along the drillhole and focus current directly to a specific fracture. (orig.)

  20. Danmark ligger til otte OL-medaljer

    Nielsen, Klaus; Storm, Rasmus K.

    2012-01-01

    Danmark står til at vinde otte medaljer uden dog at have oplagte guldkandidater i London, viser en analyse af medaljefordelingen ved det kommende OL. Her vil Kina sandsynligvis overhale USA som den mest vindende nation.......Danmark står til at vinde otte medaljer uden dog at have oplagte guldkandidater i London, viser en analyse af medaljefordelingen ved det kommende OL. Her vil Kina sandsynligvis overhale USA som den mest vindende nation....

  1. Diccionario del español de Argentina

    Haensch, Günther

    2000-01-01

    Diccionario del español de Argentina : español de Argentina - español de España / Günther Haensch ; Reinhold Werner. Madrid : Gredos, 2000. - LI, 729 S. - (Diccionarios contrastivos del español de América)

  2. Diccionario del español de Cuba

    Werner, Reinhold

    2000-01-01

    Diccionario del español de Cuba : español de Cuba - español de España / Günther Haensch ; Reinhold Werner. - Madrid : Gredos, 2000. - LVIII, 606 S. - (Diccionarios contrastivos del español de América)

  3. OL1/OL2 License renewal for extended life-time: Class 1 piping load and strength analyses

    Lemettinen, P.

    2015-01-01

    Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) operates two NPP units Olkiluoto 1 (OL1) and Olkiluoto 2 (OL2), that are identical 880 MWe BWRs. The units were originally designed for 40 years life-time. TVO is applying license renewal for extended life-time for 60 years plant life. Part of the license renewal project is to evaluate and update all Class 1 piping load and strength analyses. These analyses are done with the help of TVO's in-house Piping and Component Analysis and Monitoring System (PAMS). PAMS is basically a database system, consisting of separate geometry, material, loading, result and document databases. The thermo hydraulic analysis program RELAP5 is used to obtain temperature, pressure and mass flow for the piping loading areas. The piping strength analysis are carried out mainly with the Finnish FPIPE FEA program for all related thermal transient and dynamic load cases. The slides of the presentation have been added to the paper

  4. Loodusteaduste olümpiaad tulekul / Karin Hellat

    Hellat, Karin

    2006-01-01

    Euroopa Liidu kolmas noorte loodusteaduste võistkondlik olümpiaad toimus 2005. a. Iirimaal, 2005. a. detsembris toimus teistkordselt Indoneesias rahvusvaheline loodusteaduste olümpiaad. 2006. a. toimub Euroopa Liidu 4. loodusteaduste olümpiaad Brüsselis ning 3. rahvusvaheline loodusteaduste olümpiaad leiab aset Sao Paulos. Eesti loodusteaduste olümpiaadi voorud toimuvad veebruaris ja märtsis

  5. Radial line-scans as representative sampling strategy in dried-droplet laser ablation of liquid samples deposited on pre-cut filter paper disks.

    Nischkauer, Winfried; Vanhaecke, Frank; Bernacchi, Sébastien; Herwig, Christoph; Limbeck, Andreas

    2014-11-01

    Nebulising liquid samples and using the aerosol thus obtained for further analysis is the standard method in many current analytical techniques, also with inductively coupled plasma (ICP)-based devices. With such a set-up, quantification via external calibration is usually straightforward for samples with aqueous or close-to-aqueous matrix composition. However, there is a variety of more complex samples. Such samples can be found in medical, biological, technological and industrial contexts and can range from body fluids, like blood or urine, to fuel additives or fermentation broths. Specialized nebulizer systems or careful digestion and dilution are required to tackle such demanding sample matrices. One alternative approach is to convert the liquid into a dried solid and to use laser ablation for sample introduction. Up to now, this approach required the application of internal standards or matrix-adjusted calibration due to matrix effects. In this contribution, we show a way to circumvent these matrix effects while using simple external calibration for quantification. The principle of representative sampling that we propose uses radial line-scans across the dried residue. This compensates for centro-symmetric inhomogeneities typically observed in dried spots. The effectiveness of the proposed sampling strategy is exemplified via the determination of phosphorus in biochemical fermentation media. However, the universal viability of the presented measurement protocol is postulated. Detection limits using laser ablation-ICP-optical emission spectrometry were in the order of 40 μg mL - 1 with a reproducibility of 10 % relative standard deviation (n = 4, concentration = 10 times the quantification limit). The reported sensitivity is fit-for-purpose in the biochemical context described here, but could be improved using ICP-mass spectrometry, if future analytical tasks would require it. Trueness of the proposed method was investigated by cross-validation with

  6. Radial line-scans as representative sampling strategy in dried-droplet laser ablation of liquid samples deposited on pre-cut filter paper disks

    Nischkauer, Winfried [Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna (Austria); Department of Analytical Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium); Vanhaecke, Frank [Department of Analytical Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium); Bernacchi, Sébastien; Herwig, Christoph [Institute of Chemical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna (Austria); Limbeck, Andreas, E-mail: Andreas.Limbeck@tuwien.ac.at [Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna (Austria)

    2014-11-01

    Nebulising liquid samples and using the aerosol thus obtained for further analysis is the standard method in many current analytical techniques, also with inductively coupled plasma (ICP)-based devices. With such a set-up, quantification via external calibration is usually straightforward for samples with aqueous or close-to-aqueous matrix composition. However, there is a variety of more complex samples. Such samples can be found in medical, biological, technological and industrial contexts and can range from body fluids, like blood or urine, to fuel additives or fermentation broths. Specialized nebulizer systems or careful digestion and dilution are required to tackle such demanding sample matrices. One alternative approach is to convert the liquid into a dried solid and to use laser ablation for sample introduction. Up to now, this approach required the application of internal standards or matrix-adjusted calibration due to matrix effects. In this contribution, we show a way to circumvent these matrix effects while using simple external calibration for quantification. The principle of representative sampling that we propose uses radial line-scans across the dried residue. This compensates for centro-symmetric inhomogeneities typically observed in dried spots. The effectiveness of the proposed sampling strategy is exemplified via the determination of phosphorus in biochemical fermentation media. However, the universal viability of the presented measurement protocol is postulated. Detection limits using laser ablation-ICP-optical emission spectrometry were in the order of 40 μg mL{sup −1} with a reproducibility of 10 % relative standard deviation (n = 4, concentration = 10 times the quantification limit). The reported sensitivity is fit-for-purpose in the biochemical context described here, but could be improved using ICP-mass spectrometry, if future analytical tasks would require it. Trueness of the proposed method was investigated by cross-validation with

  7. Optical imaging of drillholes OL-KR40, OL-KR41, OL-KR41B, OL-KR42, OL-KR42B, OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B at Olkiluoto, 2006 and 2007

    Tarvainen, A.-M.

    2007-03-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy carried out optical imaging of drillholes OL-KR40, OL-KR41, OL-KR41B, OL-KR42, OL-KR42B, OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B at Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during July, August, November and December 2006 as well as January 2007. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and the data processing. This report describes the field operation, the equipment as well as the processing procedures and shows the obtained results and their quality. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD and PDF format. (orig.)

  8. Los Juegos Olímpicos Populares

    Aguado Navarro, Carlos; Campos Mesa, María del Carmen

    2013-01-01

    Se presenta un trabajo dentro del Máster de Educación Secundaria, donde se plantea una innovación a la hora de dar tratamiento práctico al trabajo de la condición física utilizando los juegos populares, dinamizándolo todo desde la temática de los Juegos Olímpicos, realizando los Juegos Olímpicos Populares. Nos ubicamos dentro del Área de Educación Física en la Educación Secundaria, concretamente en el primer curso. Se realizarán diferentes jornadas de competición, como en los Juegos Olímpi...

  9. Geophysical drillhole logging and imaging of drillholes OL-KR51, OL-KR52, OL-KR52B, OL-KR53 and OL-KR53B at Olkiluoto in 2009 and 2010

    Tarvainen, A.-M.

    2010-10-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical drillhole logging and optical imaging of the drillholes OL-KR51, OL-KR52, OL-KR52B, OL-KR53 and OL-KR53B at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki between November 2009 and February 2010. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and data processing. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. (orig.)

  10. Miniature in vivo MEMS-based line-scanned dual-axis confocal microscope for point-of-care pathology

    Yin, C.; Glaser, A.K.; Leigh, S. Y.; Chen, Y.; Wei, L.; Pillai, P. C. S.; Rosenberg, M. C.; Abeytunge, S.; Peterson, G.; Glazowski, C.; Sanai, N.; Mandella, M. J.; Rajadhyaksha, M.; Liu, J. T. C.

    2016-01-01

    There is a need for miniature optical-sectioning microscopes to enable in vivo interrogation of tissues as a real-time and noninvasive alternative to gold-standard histopathology. Such devices could have a transformative impact for the early detection of cancer as well as for guiding tumor-resection procedures. Miniature confocal microscopes have been developed by various researchers and corporations to enable optical sectioning of highly scattering tissues, all of which have necessitated various trade-offs in size, speed, depth selectivity, field of view, resolution, image contrast, and sensitivity. In this study, a miniature line-scanned (LS) dual-axis confocal (DAC) microscope, with a 12-mm diameter distal tip, has been developed for clinical point-of-care pathology. The dual-axis architecture has demonstrated an advantage over the conventional single-axis confocal configuration for reducing background noise from out-of-focus and multiply scattered light. The use of line scanning enables fast frame rates (16 frames/sec is demonstrated here, but faster rates are possible), which mitigates motion artifacts of a hand-held device during clinical use. We have developed a method to actively align the illumination and collection beams in a DAC microscope through the use of a pair of rotatable alignment mirrors. Incorporation of a custom objective lens, with a small form factor for in vivo clinical use, enables our device to achieve an optical-sectioning thickness and lateral resolution of 2.0 and 1.1 microns respectively. Validation measurements with reflective targets, as well as in vivo and ex vivo images of tissues, demonstrate the clinical potential of this high-speed optical-sectioning microscopy device. PMID:26977337

  11. Resumen en español

    Bogdan Patrut

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Resumen en español
    BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience
    CEREBRO. Investigación en sentido amplio sobre Inteligencia Artificial y Neurociencia
    Volumen 1, Número 4
    Octubre 2010: Otoño 2010
    www.brain.edusoft.ro
    Editor Jefe: Bogdan Patrut

  12. Extraction of butan-1-ol from water with ionic liquids at T = 308.15 K

    Domańska, Urszula; Królikowski, Marek

    2012-01-01

    Highlights: ► The LLE ternary phase diagrams with ionic liquids were measured. ► Separation of butan-1-ol/water system with tetracyanoborate-based ILs. ► Low solubility of water in [P 14,6,6,6 ][TCB] was observed. ► [P 14,6,6,6 ][TCB] is proposed for possible use in separation of butan-1-ol from aqueous phase. - Abstract: Ionic liquids (ILs) are novel green solvents that can be proposed for removing butan-1-ol from the aqueous fermentation media. Ternary (liquid + liquid) equilibrium data are presented for {ionic liquid (1) + butan-1-ol (2) + water (3)} at T = 308.15 K and ambient pressure to analyze the performance of the ionic liquid (IL) in the extraction of butan-1-ol from aqueous phase. The tetracyanoborate-based ILs have been studied: 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium tetracyanoborate, ([HMIM][TCB]), 1-decyl-3-methylimidazolium tetracyanoborate, ([DMIM][TCB]) and trihexyltetradecylphosphonium tetracyanoborate, ([P 14,6,6,6 ][TCB]). The results are discussed in terms of the selectivity and distribution ratio of separation of related systems. The complete miscibility in the binary liquid systems of butan-1-ol with all used ILs was observed. The imidazolium cation in comparison with phosphonium cation shows lower selectivity and distribution ratio. The IL with the longer alkyl chain at the cation shows higher selectivity and distribution ratio in this process. The non-random two liquid NRTL model was used successfully to correlate the experimental tie-lines and to calculate the phase composition error in mole fraction in the ternary systems. The average root mean square deviation (RMSD) of the phase composition was 0.0027. The data presented here indicates the usefulness of [P 14,6,6,6 ][TCB] as a solvent for the separation of butan-1-ol from water using solvent extraction. The density of [P 14,6,6,6 ][TCB] was measured as a function of temperature.

  13. AFSC/FMA/Observer Logistics System (OLS)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Alaska groundfish fisheries observers have been monitoring domestic groundfish fishing activities in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off Alaska for over...

  14. Rahaveski nimega olümpia / Martin Hanson

    Hanson, Martin, 1984-

    2008-01-01

    Pekingi olümpiamängud toovad Hiinasse 700 miljardi krooni suuruse tuludevoo. 20 miljardit krooni tulu peaks andma ainuüksi olümpiamängude autoritasude ja teleõiguste müük, olümpiakeskuste ehitus ning piletimüük. Vt. samas: Sümbolid raha eest. Kommenteerib Martin Hanson

  15. Results of sampling and analysis of groundwater from multi-packered boreholes OL-KR1, OL-KR3, OL-KR5, OL-KR9, OL-KR11 and OL-KR12 at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki, in 2004

    Hirvonen, H. [Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, Eurajoki (Finland); Hatanpaeae, E. [lnsinoeoeritoimisto Paavo Ristola Oy, Hollola (Finland)

    2005-12-15

    Nine groundwater samples were collected at Olkiluoto from deep multi-packered boreholes OL-KR1, OL-KR3, OL-KR5, OL-KR9, OL-KR11 and OL-KR12 between spring 2004 and the beginning of 2005. The aim of the ground water sampling was to get information for the basis of the monitoring program (OMO) during ONKALO construction. Sampling sections were mainly chosen so that the results of the chemical analyses from earlier studies could be used for comparison. This study presents the sampling methods and the results of the laboratory analyses of groundwater samples from the deep multi-packered boreholes OL-KR1 (151.2-156.8 m, 311.2-336.8 m and 524.4-528.4 m), OL-KR3 (242.6-253.2 m), OL-KR5 (277.2-284.6 m and 457.2-476.2 m), OL-KR9 (468.2-482.2 m), OL-KR11 (597.5-628.1 m) and OLKR12 (363-368 m). The analytical results of the groundwater samplings are compared to earlier analytical results. According to Davis and De Wiest's (1967) classification, the collected groundwater samples represent either the borehole water type Na-Cl (OL-KR1/T/151.2-156.8 m, OLK-R1/ T/311.2-336.8 m, OL-KR3/T/242.6-253.2 m, OL-KR5/T/277.2-284.6 m, OL-KR11/ T/597.5-628.1 m and OL-KR12/T/363-368 m) or Na-Ca-Cl (OL-KR1/T/524.4- 528.4 m, OL-KR5/T/457.2-476.2 m and OL-KR9/T/468.2-482.2 m). The groundwater samples from OL-KR1/T/151.2-156.8 m, OL-KR3/T/242.6- 253.2 m, OL-KR3/T/242.6-253.2 m, OL-KR5/T/277.2-284.2 m, OL-KR11/T/597.5-628.1 m and OL-KR12/T/363-368 m were brackish (1000 mg/L < TDS < 10000 mg/L) according to Davis's (1964) TDS classification. Other samples (OL-KR1/T/524.4-528.4 m, OL-KR5/ T/457.2-476.2 m and OL-KR9/T/468.2-482.2 m), were saline (TDS> 10000 mg/L). Comparison of analytical results of the samples to earlier results shows that some changes were seen between samplings done at the different times. Only the groundwater sampled from OL-KR1/T/311.2-336.8 m had significant changes in its chemical composition during the reference period, but also in OL-KR1/T/524.4-528.4 m, OL-KR5/ T

  16. Una propuesta de reforma del sistema de pensiones español basada en un modelo de contribución definida nocional || A Proposal for Reforming the Spanish Pension System Based on a Notional Defined Contribution Model

    García, Jaime

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Los sistemas occidentales de pensiones, y especialmente el español, se van a ver notablemente afectados por el proceso de envejecimiento poblacional que se está produciendo. Este artículo propone un modelo de pensiones para España que implica profundas reformas estructurales que garanticen el cumplimiento de los objetivos que un sistema de Seguridad Social persigue. La propuesta implica una combinación de vías para abordar esa reforma integral, que conduce básicamente al establecimiento de una pensión básica de carácter general financiada con impuestos, una pensión contributiva obtenida de la aplicación de un modelo de contribución definida nocional (CDN y una tercera pensión derivada de un sistema complementario ocupacional de afiliación automática, al que hemos llamado sistema nacional de ahorro (SNA. Han sido realizadas proyecciones hasta el año 2039 y los resultados se presentan tanto en términos de pensión de jubilación (indicador de adecuación del modelo como de gasto referido al PIB (indicador de viabilidad. El artículo analiza las magnitudes de equilibrio del sistema actual de Seguridad Social en España, pone de manifiesto su inviabilidad financiera en los términos actuales a medio y largo plazo y sugiere que, matemáticamente, un modelo como el propuesto es financieramente sostenible y a través del establecimiento de un período de transición, en el que los recursos actuales del Fondo de Reserva serían utilizados, puede adecuarse a las necesidades de la población. || The western pension systems and especially the Spanish one will noticeably be affected by an aging of the population that is currently underway. This work proposes a pension model for Spain which would mean deep structural reforms that would guarantee meeting the objectives established by a Social Security system. Our proposal considers a reform that leads to the establishment of a general basic pension fund financed through taxes; a contributory

  17. Viscosities of binary mixtures of toluene with butan-1-ol and 2-methylpropan-2-ol

    VASILE DUMITRESCU

    2005-11-01

    Full Text Available The viscosities of binary liquid mixtures of toluene with butan-1-ol and 2-methylpropan-2-ol have been determined at 298.15, 303.15, 308.15, 313.15 and 318.15 K over the whole concentration range. The Hind, Grunberg–Nissan, Wijk, Auslander and McAllister models were used to calculate the viscosity coefficients and these were compared with the experimental data for the mixtures. Excess viscosities were also calculated and fitted to the Redlich–Kister equation. Various thermodynamic properties of viscous flow activation were determined and their variations with composition are discussed.

  18. Constitutional principles regarding the Spanish Social Security system : a citizen’s right = Principios constitucionales del sistema español deSeguridad Social : un derecho de los ciudadanos

    Javier García Roca

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available A public system of social security is specially protected in a Social State, as happens in Spain and most of the European countries. This public system is nowadays reinforced by the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and not only by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Spanish constitutional recognition of this system (article 41 SC is based on several principles: flexibility, publicity, sufficiency, necessity, universality and complementarity. All the other contents of the right can be shaped by the law, but it is in any case a true citizen’s right according to the General Law on Social Security and several international treaties such as the European Social Charter and certain relevant norms of the European Union. It is as well a clear mandate to the legislator, so public authorities are obliged to preserve a public scheme of Social Security with different benefits and levels. Indeed it is above all a right to legal configuration or legal development and several limits and dynamic restrictions can be imposed by laws according to the constitutional principle of financial sustainability. But, on the other hand, if the principle of proportionality has been violated, there are several remedies to react against those legal restrictions before the social courts, the Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights which must guarantee the right to the peaceful enjoyment of possessions. A system of social security is always the fruit of the Law and therefore legal constrictions must be proportional. Un sistema público de seguridad social cobra especial protección en el contexto de un Estado social, como ocurre en España y en Europa, que viene ahora reforzado como derecho por la Carta de Derechos Fundamentales de la Unión Europea y no sólo por el Pacto Internacional de Derechos Económicos y Sociales. El reconocimiento constitucional español de este sistema (artículo 41 CE se basa

  19. Geophysical drillhole logging of the drillholes OL-KR40, OL-KR41, OL-KR41B, OL-KR42, OLKR42B, OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B, at Olkiluoto 2006 and 2007

    Tarvainen, A.-M.

    2007-05-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical borehole logging of the boreholes drillholes OL-KR40, OL-KR41, OL-KR41B, OL-KR42, OL-KR42B, OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during August, September, December 2006 and January 2007. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and processing of the acoustic data. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. (orig.)

  20. LAICIDAD DEL ESTADO Y ORDENAMIENTO JURÍDICO: LIBERTAD VS. UNIFORMIDAD: EL CASO ESPAÑOL Laicism (laity of the State and legal system: Freedom vs. uniformity: The Spanish case

    Arturo Calvo Espiga

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Nos planteamos en este estudio el problema de la cohonestación (coordinación dentro de los ordenamientos democráticos de la laicidad del Estado con la libertad religiosa de sus ciudadanos. En la doble dimensión, por una parte, de la libertad personal para profesar un determinado credo religioso, o no profesar ninguno, o abandonar el que se profesa o cambiar de creencias. Y, por otra parte, de la libertad social que consiste en la protección y ausencia de coacción o limitaciones a la hora de actuar y manifestarse públicamente en consecuencia con la fe profesada. Reflexión que realizamos con especial referencia al caso español. Estudiamos el régimen de libertades establecido y consolidado en la Constitución de i 978 y desarrollado, en un primer momento, por la vigente Ley Orgánica de Libertad Religiosa. Utilizamos en este estudio una metodología comparativa con otros sistemas jurídicos continentales. Y recurrimos a los antecedentes históricos inmediatos del actual ordenamiento. Nos detenemos de forma especial en la regulación de la libertad religiosa (¿? realizada por el régimen republicano de i 93 i .Y todo ello en el marco de la jurisprudencia del Tribunal Constitucional Español. Desde esta perspectiva constitucional se plantean las posibilidades de futuro para una política legislativa que promueva y urja el ejercicio del derecho fundamental de libertad religiosa. Libertad que se presente como medio eficaz y recurso necesario para evitar la imposición por parte del Estado de una disimulada uniformidad de pensamiento único. Nuestra propuesta es la de la opción estatal por una laicidad abierta fundada en la promoción por parte de los poderes públicos de la libertad. Poderes y Estado que han de fundar su acción en la neutralidad, la separación entre el Estado y las Iglesias, la cooperación y la promoción del ejercicio de derechos y libertades fundamentales.We pose us in this study the problem of the harmony

  1. DICCIONARIO PEDAGOGICO ESPAñOL-RUSO

    Chaikhieva, T.

    2012-01-01

    El diccionario pedagógico es una herramienta crucial para cualquier profesional del campo de la educación. Este diccionario recoge cerca de 1200 entradas rigurosamente seleccionadas y que podrían representar el grueso del léxico español de uso generalizado en ciencias de la educación en general y en pedagogía en particular. Se completa cada entrada con una frase usual que contiene a la palabra lema considerado. De aquí, su relevancia en la tarea investigadora para el consenso de significados,...

  2. Organización de la asistencia a la transexualidad en el sistema sanitario público español Organization of healthcare for transsexual persons in the Spanish national health system

    Isabel Esteva de Antonio

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: El reconocimiento del transexualismo como una condición clínica que debe ser atendida de forma disciplinaria es hoy una realidad bien establecida, pero la implementación de la atención sanitaria institucional dista mucho de haberse generalizado en España. El objetivo es conocer la situación actual de la organización asistencial a la transexualidad en el sistema sanitario público español. Método: Estudio descriptivo con los datos aportados por Grupo de la Sociedad Española de Endocrinología sobre Identidad y Diferenciación Sexual (GIDSEEN. Se describe la dotación en las comunidades autónomas cuyas consejerías de salud han creado unidades específicas de atención a estos trastornos. Resultados: Nueve comunidades (55% diseñan actuaciones, aunque sólo cuatro contemplan cirugías genitoplásticas. La primera en incluir todas las cirugías de reasignación sexual es Andalucía (año 1999. Madrid y Cataluña inician también en esta fecha atención especializada en salud mental y endocrinología, y no incluyen intervenciones y reconocimiento oficial hasta 2007 y 2008, respectivamente. A partir de 2007 se van incorporando otras autonomías. En este trabajo se registran 3303 pacientes (proporción: 1,9/1 transexuales hombre-mujer/transexuales mujer-hombre y 864 actos quirúrgicos. La composición y dedicación de los especialistas, y la cartera de servicios, son muy diferentes en cada comunidad. Conclusiones: La distribución geográfica y la oferta terapéutica son dispares, con escasa incorporación de procedimientos genitoplásticos en la mayoría de comunidades. El número de solicitudes supera los cálculos estimados por el Sistema Nacional de Salud.Objective: Recognition of transexuality as a clinical entity for which medical attention should be available is currently a well-established reality, but institutional care has not been uniformly instituted throughout Spain. The aim of the present study was to determine the

  3. Pensar en español

    Villoro, Luis

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available For his dual iberian and indigenous heritage, Latin America constitutes a different and marginal place in Western modernity, in the same way as the spanish language hosts opposite historial experiences. To think in Spanish means then assume this conflictual marginality and express what it is muted, in the horizon of a multicultural west yet too be built.Por su doble herencia ibérica e indígena América Latina constituye un lugar marginal y diferente dentro de la modernidad occidental, de la misma manera que la lengua española alberga experiencias históricas opuestas. Pensar en español significa entonces asumir esta marginalidad conflictiva y expresar lo que en ella hay de silenciado, en el marco de un Occidente multicultural aún por construir.

  4. The Diccionario Griego-Español and Byzantine Lexicography

    Rodríguez Somolinos, Juan; Rodríguez Adrados, Francisco

    1992-01-01

    Artículo traducido en F.R. Adrados - J. Rodríguez Somolinos (eds.), «El Diccionario Griego-Español y la lexicografía Bizantina», La lexicografía griega y el Diccionario Griego-Español, DGE. Anejo VI, Madrid, CSIC, 2005, pp.131-140

  5. Hydrogeology of the Olševa massif (Slovenia

    Jure Krivic

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Olševa consists of highly pervious carbonates, forming a relatively big fractured and karstified aquifer. Due to its high-altitude mountainous nature, the aquifer is unpolluted and therefore has to be regarded as a potential source of drinking water for the future.The Olševa aquifer is tectonically divided into three parts. Groundwater from the two smaller aquifers, covering areas of 1,9 and 0,8 km2, located in eastern part of Ol{eva massif, flows toward Northeast into Meža river basin. In spite of several transversal faults, the rest of Olševa massif forms a relatively uniform aquifer that is conveying groundwater in westerly direction towards Rjavica valley. Rjavica valley in Austria represents the discharge area of a majority of groundwater from the main Ol{eva aquifer.

  6. Analysis results of PAVE sampling of groundwaters from open boreholes OL-KR2, OL-KR7, OL-KR13 and OL-KR15 at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki, in 2004

    Hirvonen, H. [Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, Eurajoki (Finland); Hatanpaa, E. [lnsinoeoeritoimisto Paavo Ristola Oy, Hollola (Finland)

    2005-12-15

    Four groundwater samples were collected at Olkiluoto from open boreholes OL-KR2, OL-KR7, OL-KR13 and OL-KR15 with pressurised water sampling equipment (PAVE) between summer 2004 and the beginning of 2005. The aim of the ground water sampling was to get information for the basis of the monitoring program during ONKALO construction. Sampling sections were mainly chosen so that the results of the chemical analyses from earlier studies could be used for comparison. This study is a part of Olkiluoto's monitoring programme (OMO). This study presents the sampling methods and the results of the laboratory analyses of groundwater samples from the open boreholes OL-KR2/328.5-330.5 m, OL-KR7/275.5- 289.5 m, OL-KR13/362-365 m and OL-KR15/241-245 m. The analytical results of the groundwater samplings are compared to earlier analytical results. According to Davis and De Wiest's ( 1967) classification, all ground water samples represent the borehole water type Na-Cl. All ground water samples were brackish ( 1000 mg/L < TDS < 1 0000 mg/L) according to Davis's ( 1964) TDS classification. Comparison of analytical results of the samples to earlier results shows that some changes have occurred between samplings. Other parameters, with couple of particular exceptions, have a downward trend, but bicarbonate concentration has increased in all boreholes. Concentrations of main parameters have changed most in OL-KR7 and OL-KR13 waters. Gas analyses results have not changed significantly, but increased carbon dioxide concentration is noticed in gas analysis results also. (orig.)

  7. Piscina y gimnasio olímpico

    Gutiérrez, E.

    1968-11-01

    Full Text Available Both buildings have a rectangular prismatic shape, and are surrounded by extensive car parks, where 1.080 cars can be accommodated. To cover the area, which is 111.90 by 101.60 m in plan area, and the gymnasium, which is 78.70 by 76.20 m, a double curvature suspended roof has been provided, avoiding the need of any columns. Work was begum in March 1967, and the site is 9.2 km from the Olympic Village and 9.8 km from the Plaza Mayor.Ambos volúmenes presentan una forma de prisma rectangular y están circundados por amplios estacionamientos, con capacidad para 1.080 automóviles. Para cubrir la Piscina de 111,90 x 101,60, y el Gimnasio, de 78,70 x 76,20, se ha diseñado un tipo de cubierta colgante de doble curvatura, evitando así columnas intermedias. Las obras se iniciaron en marzo de 1967, y están situadas a 9,2 km de la Villa Olímpica y a 9,8 km de la Plaza Mayor.

  8. OLS DIGITAL DERIVED LIGHTNING FROM DMSP F10 V1

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — The OLS Digital Derived Lightning from DMSP F10 dataset consists of global lightning signatures from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational...

  9. Health Information in Spanish (español)

    ... Roads Media Hemorrhagic Fevers Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) -- Yellow Fever Vaccine: What You Need to Know - English PDF Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) -- Yellow Fever Vaccine: What You Need to Know - español (Spanish) PDF ...

  10. Geophysical drillhole logging and imaging of drillholes OL-KR54, OL-KR55 and OL-KR55B at Olkiluoto in 2010 and 2011

    Tarvainen, A.-M.; Heikkinen, E.

    2011-08-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical drillhole logging as well as optical and acoustic imaging of the drillholes OL-KR54, OL-KR55 and OL-KR55B at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki between August 2010 and January 2011. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The assignment included the field work and data processing. The report describes field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and an analysis of their quality in the appendices. New focused resistivity, susceptibility, natural gamma and density probes were tested and compared with old probes. This report describes the major features of new probes and the comparison with old probes. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD, PDF and Excel format. (orig.)

  11. TV gør OL mere virkeligt

    Bjørner, Thomas

    2004-01-01

    OL er en global seersucces. TV-seerne får en hyperrealistisk præsentation, der er mere virkelig end den virkelighed, som den reelle tilskuer til legene overværer.......OL er en global seersucces. TV-seerne får en hyperrealistisk præsentation, der er mere virkelig end den virkelighed, som den reelle tilskuer til legene overværer....

  12. Conversion of hexadecan-1-ol by extracts of candida lipolytica

    Whitworth, D.A.

    1974-01-01

    Cell extracts from the yeast Candida lipolytica ATCC 8661 grown on hexadecane were prepared by agitation with glass beads in phosphate buffer at pH 7.0. On incubation with radioactive hexadecane and hexadecan-1-ol and analysis of the reaction mixture by thin-layer chromatography the extracts showed only low conversion of the hexadecane to hexadecanol and hexadecanoic acid and no formation of the corresponding aldehyde or hexadecanoic acid with hexadecan-1-ol as substrate. However the microsomal fraction was capable of converting hexadecan-1-ol to an unidentified compound, believed to be either a wax ester or acyloin. Up to 70 % of the radioactivity was incorporated into the product. (author)

  13. Core Drilling of shallow drillholes OL-PP72...OL-PP89 at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki 2011

    Toropainen, V. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-05-15

    Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled eighteen drillholes to survey the ground and bedrock conditions in the encapsulation plant building site at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki 2011. Soil quality, bedrock depth and quality of near surface bedrock were investigated in this project. The drillholes were drilled between 19th of October and 8th of November 2011. The lengths of the drillholes are mostly between 7 to 9 metres, except for the drillhole OL-PP79, which is 15 metres by length. The drillholes are 76 mm by diameter, and the core diameter is 60.2 mm. The lightweight GM75 drilling rig with rubber tracks was used. The drilling water was taken from the ONKALO area research building freshwater pipeline and sodium fluorescein was added as a label agent in the drilling water. The drillholes were not left open. In addition to drilling the drillcores were logged and reported by geologist. Geological logging included the following parameters: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. The average natural fracture frequencies of the drillcores range from 2.5 pc/m (OL-PP77) to 11.8 pc/m (OL-PP86). The average RQD ranges from 55.1 % (OL-PP86) to 96.4 % (OL-PP77). The penetrated soils are mostly ground fill (blast rock), but some clays and sands are lying below the fill layer. (orig.)

  14. Core Drilling of shallow drillholes OL-PP72...OL-PP89 at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki 2011

    Toropainen, V.

    2012-05-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled eighteen drillholes to survey the ground and bedrock conditions in the encapsulation plant building site at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki 2011. Soil quality, bedrock depth and quality of near surface bedrock were investigated in this project. The drillholes were drilled between 19th of October and 8th of November 2011. The lengths of the drillholes are mostly between 7 to 9 metres, except for the drillhole OL-PP79, which is 15 metres by length. The drillholes are 76 mm by diameter, and the core diameter is 60.2 mm. The lightweight GM75 drilling rig with rubber tracks was used. The drilling water was taken from the ONKALO area research building freshwater pipeline and sodium fluorescein was added as a label agent in the drilling water. The drillholes were not left open. In addition to drilling the drillcores were logged and reported by geologist. Geological logging included the following parameters: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. The average natural fracture frequencies of the drillcores range from 2.5 pc/m (OL-PP77) to 11.8 pc/m (OL-PP86). The average RQD ranges from 55.1 % (OL-PP86) to 96.4 % (OL-PP77). The penetrated soils are mostly ground fill (blast rock), but some clays and sands are lying below the fill layer. (orig.)

  15. Comparison of different extractions of the soil samples OL-FEH914254, OL-FEH917258 and OL-FIP10, Olkiluoto, SW Finland

    Lahdenperae, A.-M.

    2014-04-01

    The seven different extractions are used to evaluate and compare the element concentrations and solubility both dried/sieved and fresh mineral soil samples OLFEH914254, OL-FEH917258, OL-FIP10 and OL-FIP10 and humus sample OL-FIP10 taken from the Olkiluoto Island in 2010. The study focuses on the key elements assigned top priority in the biosphere assessments: Cl, Cs, I, Mo, Nb, Ni, Se and Sr. The priority grouping of radionuclides is based on their expected relevance for long-term safety using a simple screening evaluation applied on the calculations cases analysed in the biosphere analyses in the safety case studies and the cases to be analysed from the radionuclide transport model. The extractions included: total, aqua regia, NH 4 Ac (pH 4.5) and water leach extractions. The sequential extractions consisted of: exchangeable, acid-soluble/bound to carbonates, bound to Fe-Mn oxides, bound to organic matter and residual fractions, in addition, separate aqua regia extraction was included. Molybdenum, niobium and selenium concentrations were higher in aqua regia extraction than in the total extraction. Aqua regia extractions were analysed by using different methods in two different laboratories, and thus the results are not completely comparable for the most of the elements. In addition, dry and organic matter, pH, cation exchange capacity and grain size distribution were measured. The pH values measured in the deionised water were on average 0.5 units higher than pH values extracted by 0.01 M CaCl 2 . The CEC was significantly higher in the humus sample than in the mineral soil samples. In modelling migration of elements in ecosystems, especially radionuclides, it is used distribution coefficients (K d values) and concentration ratios (CR), both including a component of concentration in the solids. Solubility of different solid elements varies widely depending the used methods and extracts. (orig.)

  16. El frañol en Pas pleurer de Lydie Salvayre y su traducción al español

    Benoît Filhol

    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available Set in the spanish civil war and resonant with autobiographical echoes, Lydie Salvayre’s Pas pleurer exemplifies the contact between Spanish and French, by means of the mixed language called frañol. In terms of reception, this prominent stylistic factor –often highlighted by critics– led to a mixture of praise and disapproval. This article has a two-fold objective: first, conducting an exhaustive analysis of frañol in the novel, by means of a classification system allowing us to interpret Salvayre’s stylistic choices. Second, examining the Spanish translation of Pas pleurer, taking into consideration the challenges embedded in the translation of frañol. Le roman Pas pleurer de Lydie Salvayre se plonge dans l’épisode historique de la guerre civile espagnole au travers d’une histoire aux accents autobiographiques et rejoint les œuvres écrites en fragnol, une langue qui mélange le français et l’espagnol. Cette spécificité linguistique fut l’aspect le plus évoqué par la critique et sa réception recueillit aussi bien des éloges que des réprobations. Cet article poursuit deux objectifs. Tout d’abord, nous avons réalisé une analyse exhaustive du fragnol dans le roman au travers d’un système de classification adapté à l’œuvre qui nous permet d’interpréter le choix stylistique opéré par Salvayre. Dans un second temps, nous examinons la traduction espagnole de Pas pleurer, considérant que la transposition du fragnol constitue un défi de premier ordre pour le traducteur.

  17. Pekingi punased olümpiamedalid / Leslie Leino

    Leino, Leslie

    2007-01-01

    Autor käsitleb Eesti poliitikute artikleid, mis puudutasid Hiina olümpiamängude boikottimise teemat. Ta leiab, et peaksime inimõiguste ja muid probleeme tõstatama ratsionaalsetes piirides. Hiinas endas väideldakse juba ammu inimõiguste teemal. Mõõdukas probleemidele osutamine näitab Eesti selgroogu

  18. El cine de terror español

    Gómez Llorente, Tatiana

    2015-01-01

    La autora comienza haciendo un estudio del cine de terror desde sus inicios, sus subgéneros, mecanimos utilizados para provocar el miedo en el espectador para finalmente centrarse en el cine de terror español a través de cinco películas representativas del género.

  19. Difference flow and electrical conductivity measurements at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki, drillholes OL-KR54, OL-KR55, OL-KR55B and OL-KR47B

    Komulainen, J.; Poellaenen, J.; Hurmerinta, E.; Ripatti, K. [Poeyry Finland Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-04-15

    The Posiva Flow Log, Difference flow method (PFL DIFF) uses a flowmeter that incorporates a flow guide and can be used for relatively quick determinations of hydraulic conductivity and hydraulic head of fractures/fractured zones in drillholes. This report presents the principles of the method and the results of measurements carried out in drillholes OL-KR54, OL-KR55, OL-KR55B and OL-KR47B at the Olkiluoto investigation site between January 2011 and September 2011. The measuring programme employed was the same in all drillholes. The applied section lengths of the flow guide were either 2 m and 0.5 m. Flow into the drillhole or from the drillhole to the bedrock was measured within the section length. The measurements were carried out in both pumped and natural (i.e. un-pumped) conditions. The transmissivity and hydraulic head of zones were calculated from the flow and pressure results. The device used includes a sensor for single point resistance (SPR). SPR was measured in connection with the flow measurements. The electrical conductivity (EC) of fracture-specific water was measured in chosen fractures. Fractures were selected on the basis of the measured flow from fractures into the drillhole. The drillhole flow (flow along the drillhole) was measured in conjunction with drillhole EC measurements. (orig.)

  20. Hydraulic Conductivity Measurements with HTU at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto, Borehole OL-KR15 and OL-KR15B, Year 2004

    Haemaelaeinen, H.

    2005-07-01

    As a part of the site investigations for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel, hydraulic conductivity measurements were carried out in borehole OL-KR15 at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto. The objective was to investigate the distribution of the hydraulic conductivity in the surrounding bedrock volume. Measurements were carried out during 2003-2004 in two phases. The total length of the borehole OL-KR15 is 518,85 m and 158 45,14 m. Of the 471 ,5 m + 44,5 m total measurable length 414 m was covered with 237 standard tests with 2 m packer separation as specified in the research plan, partly with 1 m overlaps. 259 tests were initiated, but some of them ended to hardware or software errors or unsuitable parameter values. Double-packer constant-head method was used throughout with nominal 200 kPa overpressure. Injection stage lasted normally 20 minutes and fall-off stage 10 minutes. The tests were often shortened if there were clear indications that the hydraulic conductivity is below the measuring range of the system. The pressure in the test section was let to stabilise at least 5 min before injection. In some test sections the stabilisation or injection stage lasted several hours. Two transient (Horner and 1/Q) interpretations and one stationary-state (Moye) interpretation were made in-situ immediately after the test. The Hydraulic Testing Unit (HTU-system) is owned by Posiva Oy and it was operated by Geopros Oy. (orig.)

  1. Hydraulic Conductivity Measurements with HTU at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto, Borehole OL-KR15 and OL-KR15B, Year 2004

    Haemaelaeinen, H.

    2005-01-01

    As a part of the site investigations for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel, hydraulic conductivity measurements were carried out in borehole OL-KR15 at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto. The objective was to investigate the distribution of the hydraulic conductivity in the surrounding bedrock volume. Measurements were carried out during 2003-2004 in two phases. The total length of the borehole OL-KR15 is 518,85 m and 158 45,14 m. Of the 471 ,5 m + 44,5 m total measurable length 414 m was covered with 237 standard tests with 2 m packer separation as specified in the research plan, partly with 1 m overlaps. 259 tests were initiated, but some of them ended to hardware or software errors or unsuitable parameter values. Double-packer constant-head method was used throughout with nominal 200 kPa overpressure. Injection stage lasted normally 20 minutes and fall-off stage 10 minutes. The tests were often shortened if there were clear indications that the hydraulic conductivity is below the measuring range of the system. The pressure in the test section was let to stabilise at least 5 min before injection. In some test sections the stabilisation or injection stage lasted several hours. Two transient (Horner and 1/Q) interpretations and one stationary-state (Moye) interpretation were made in-situ immediately after the test. The Hydraulic Testing Unit (HTU-system) is owned by Posiva Oy and it was operated by Geopros Oy. (orig.)

  2. Direct comparison of the efficacy and safety of oral treatments with oleylphosphocholine (OlPC and miltefosine in a mouse model of L. major cutaneous leishmaniasis.

    Anny Fortin

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL represents a range of skin diseases caused by infection with Leishmania parasites and associated with tissue inflammation and skin ulceration. CL is clinically widespread in both the Old and New World but lacks treatments that are well tolerated, effective and inexpensive. Oleylphosphocholine (OlPC is a new orally bioavailable drug of the alkylphosphocholine family with potent antileishmanial activity against a broad range of Leishmania species/strains.The potential of OlPC against Old World CL was evaluated in a mouse model of Leishmania (L. major infection in BALB/c mice. Initial dose-response experiments showed that an oral daily dose of 40 mg/kg of OlPC was needed to impact time to cure and lesion sizes. This dose was then used to directly compare the efficacy of OlPC to the efficacy of the antileishmanial drugs miltefosine (40 mg/kg/day, fluconazole (160 mg/kg/day and amphotericin B (25 mg/kg/day. OlPC, miltefosine and fluconazole were given orally for 21 days while amphotericin B was administered intraperitoneally for 10 days. Ulcer sizes and animal weights were followed up on a weekly basis and parasitemia was determined by means of a real-time in vivo imaging system which detects luminescence emitted from luciferase-expressing infecting L. major parasites. Amphotericin B and OlPC showed excellent efficacy against L. major lesions in terms of reduction of parasitic loads and by inducing complete healing of established lesions. In contrast, treatment with miltefosine did not significantly affect parasitemia and lesion sizes, while fluconazole was completely ineffective at the dose regimen tested.Given the data showing the outstanding efficacy and tolerability of OlPC, our results suggest that OlPC is a promising new drug candidate to improve and simplify current clinical management of L. major CL.

  3. Homme algab valge olümpia / Mart Siimann, Paavo Kivine ; interv. Sulev Valner

    Siimann, Mart, 1946-

    2002-01-01

    Salt Lake City olümpiamängude eelõhtul olid Maalehe vestlusringis spordist, olümpiast ja ausast mängust mõtteid avaldamas publitsist Paavo Kivine ja Eesti Olümpiakomitee president, parlamendisaadik Mart Siimann

  4. Isothermal vapour-liquid equilibria data of methanol + propan-2-OL ...

    methylpropan-2-ol binary mixtures are investigated at 333.15k, using gas chromatographic technique. ... The y-x plots reveals that the mixtures methanol + propan-2-ol and methanol +2-methylpropan-2-ol deviate strongly from ideal solution behaviour.

  5. Ternary (liquid + liquid) equilibria of {bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)-amide based ionic liquids + butan-1-ol + water}

    Marciniak, Andrzej; Wlazło, Michał; Gawkowska, Joanna

    2016-01-01

    Highlights: • Ternary (liquid + liquid) equilibria for 3 ionic liquid + butanol + water systems. • The influence of ionic liquid structure on phase diagrams is discussed. • Influence of IL structure on S and β for butanol/water separation is discussed. - Abstract: Ternary (liquid + liquid) phase equilibria for 3 systems containing bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)-amide ionic liquids (1-buthyl-1-methylpiperidinium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)-amide, 1-(2-methoxyethyl)-1-methylpiperidinium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)-amide, {1-(2-methoxyethyl)-1-methylpyrrolidinium bis(trifluorylsulfonyl)-amide) + butan-1-ol + water} have been determined at T = 298.15 K. The selectivity and solute distribution ratio were calculated for investigated systems and compared with literature data for other systems containing ionic liquids. In each system total solubility of butan-1-ol and low solubility of water in the ionic liquid is observed. The experimental results have been correlated using NRTL model. The influence of the structure of ionic liquid on phase equilibria, selectivity and solute distribution ratio is shortly discussed.

  6. Fragrance material review on 4-phenyl-3-buten-2-ol.

    Scognamiglio, J; Letizia, C S; Api, A M

    2012-09-01

    A toxicologic and dermatologic review of 4-phenyl-3-buten-2-ol when used as a fragrance ingredient is presented. 4-Phenyl-3-buten-2-ol is a member of the fragrance structural group Aryl Alkyl Alcohols and is a secondary alcohol. The AAAs are a structurally diverse class of fragrance ingredients that includes primary, secondary, and tertiary alkyl alcohols covalently bonded to an aryl (Ar) group, which may be either a substituted or unsubstituted benzene ring. The common structural element for the AAA fragrance ingredients is an alcohol group -C-(R1)(R2)OH and generically the AAA fragrances can be represented as an Ar-C-(R1)(R2)OH or Ar-Alkyl-C-(R1)(R2)OH group. This review contains a detailed summary of all available toxicology and dermatology papers that are related to this individual fragrance ingredient and is not intended as a stand-alone document. Available data for 4-phenyl-3-buten-2-ol were evaluated then summarized and includes physical properties, and genotoxicity data. A safety assessment of the entire Aryl Alkyl Alcohols will be published simultaneously with this document; please refer to Belsito et al. (2012) for an overall assessment of the safe use of this material and all Aryl Alkyl Alcohols in fragrances. Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  7. Tallinn olümpiamängud ja boikott = Tallinn, the Olympic Games and boycotts / Hannes Rumm

    Rumm, Hannes, 1968-

    2008-01-01

    Nii 1980. kui ka 2008. aasta olümpiamängude puhul oli eriline see, et mõlemad korraldas kommunistlik suurriik ning mõlemal korral põhjustas olümpiamängude poliitiline taust maailmas palju pahameelt. Riigikogu liikme arvates mõjutas Pekingi olümpiamängude avapäeval puhkenud Venemaa-Gruusia konflikt olumpialiikumist, pannes Rahvusvahelise Olümpiakomitee järgmiste olümpialinnade valikul surve alla

  8. Finding determinants of audit delay by pooled OLS regression analysis

    Vuko, Tina; Čular, Marko

    2014-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to investigate determinants of audit delay. Audit delay is measured as the length of time (i.e. the number of calendar days) from the fiscal year-end to the audit report date. It is important to understand factors that influence audit delay since it directly affects the timeliness of financial reporting. The research is conducted on a sample of Croatian listed companies, covering the period of four years (from 2008 to 2011). We use pooled OLS regression analysis, mode...

  9. El español como lengua inmigrada en Italia

    Calvi, Maria Vittoria

    2011-01-01

    Este trabajo se propone analizar la actual situación de contacto entre español e italiano, debida a la notable presencia de inmigrados de lengua materna española en Italia. En la primera parte, se traza un panorama de la inmigración latinoamericana en Italia, teniendo en cuenta, entre otros factores, la consistencia numérica del grupo y la presencia de inmigrados de segunda generación. En la segunda, se pasa revista a las anteriores situaciones de contacto entre las dos leng...

  10. Enantioselctive Syntheses of Sulfur Analogues of Flavan-3-Ols

    Richard Lombardy

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available The first enantioselective syntheses of sulfur flavan-3-ol analogues 1–8 have been accomplished, whereby the oxygen atom of the pyran ring has been replaced by a sulfur atom. The key steps were: (a Pd(0 catalyzed introduction of –S t-butyl group, (b Sharpless enantioselective dihydroxylation of the alkene, (c acid catalyzed ring closure to produce the thiopyran ring, and (d removal of benzyl groups using N,N-dimethylaniline and AlCl3. The compounds were isolated in high chemical and optical purity.

  11. El proceso de formación deportiva del judoka olímpico español

    Robles Rodríguez, Andrés

    2016-01-01

    En la actualidad nos encontramos que, teniendo en cuenta el número de licencias federativas, el judo es uno de los deportes más practicados en España en la etapa escolar (104.340 licencias). Sin embargo, son pocos los judokas que alcanzan la elite, y aún menos aquéllos que consiguen alcanzar la gloria de participar en unos Juegos Olímpicos. El hecho de que un deportista llegue al máximo nivel en cualquier disciplina deportiva va a depender de multitud de factores. Estos fact...

  12. EL español andino. II parte

    Rubén Arboleda Toro

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available En el número 13 de esta revista (nov. del 2000 se publicó una primera parte del estudio sobre el español andino. Presentamos ahora una segunda parte que comprende aspectos histórico-geográficos de Nariño y Putumayo andinos, región de Colombia donde se habla esa variedad, y una descripción general de su realidad lingüística. Esperamos que sean objeto de otra publicación la descripción de los rasgos dialectales del español andino, parte nuclear del trabajo, y la presentación de la metodología y el corpus. En esto nos encontramos trabajando. Incluimos no obstante un inventario de rasgos más amplio que el presentado en la primera parte. Pero por ahora se trata de eso, de un inventario ilustrativo, no del análisis en el que estamos empeñados, en el marco del contacto de lenguas, el cambio lingüístico y la relación entre la norma y las posibilidades del sistema. Para contextualizar esta segunda parte, incluimos, a manera de introducción, un resumen de la primera.

  13. Detectionn and activity of plantaricin OL15 a bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus plantarum OL15 isolated from Algerian fermented olives.

    Nour-Eddine, Karam

    2005-09-01

    Full Text Available Lactobacillus plantarum OL15 previously isolated from Algerian fermented green olives produces antimicrobial conpounds in its culture medium. Inhibitory action against other strains of Lactobacillus, Lactococcus , and Propionibacterium was observed . Activity was completely or partially inactivated by proteolytic enzymes, stable at pH values ranging from 3.0 to 8.0, and heat stable even after autoclaving at 121 °C for 15 min. The bacteriocin activity was able to pass through cellulose membranes with 100,000 but not through 10,000 molecular weight cut-off.Lactobacillus plantarum OL15, aislado de aceitunas verdes argelinas, produce un compuesto antimicrobiano en el medio de cultivo, observándose un efecto inhibidor frente a otras cepas de Lactobacillus, Lactococcus y Propionibacterium . Dicha actividad desaparece completa o parcialmente después del tratamiento con enzimas proteolíticas, es estable al pH en el rango de 3,0 a 8,0 y es, asimismo estable al calor incluso después de someterla a un proceso térmico de 121 ºC durante 15 minutos. La bacteriocina pasa a través de membranas de celulosa de corte molecular de 1000.000 pero no a través de las de 10.000.

  14. Stylistics of Nafthat ol-Masdur by Zeidari Nasvi

    Fereydon Tahmasbi

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available AbstractStructuralism theory is accepted as one of the most effective theories in the current century.   This theory’s final goal is to discover the hidden secret and linguistic aspects of a literary work via structural elements of a work based on this theory. In structural analysis of a work, implications beyond the text are not important and just the text is considered, and also the meaning is wanted from the structure. According to this theory, the current essay tries to study the structure and the interactions of the numerous elements in Nafthat ol-Masdur from three points of view: content, lingual technic and form, to achieve the hidden layers of the writers mind patterns. Besides these internal elements, two external elements, i.e. social and political structure and the writer’s taste and thought are considered. The fiction-narrative pattern of Nafthat ol-Masdur is analyzed with biographical content of this work as well. Nafthat ol-Masdur is a major historical book which is written by Zidari Nasvi, one of the great authors of 7th century. It is the description of hardships of Sultan Jalal od-Din Khwarazmshah. The author also describes his own hardships in the book. The content of the book is historic-autobiography which is explained in literary-artistic form. The author has adopted fictional-narrative form for his writing and with his subtle and precise viewpoint illustrates the governing policy of the society of his time and speaks the issues of the government. Nafthat ol-Masdur is a narrative story in which the narrator -the author- recounts the events with general overview; events which he had witnessed himself and were tied to his emotions and feelings. He expresses his internal reflections in a descriptive-narrative method. The book is skillfully written in figurative prose and it is decorated with the diverse literal and semantic figures and arrays. Using words with compound and derivative structures, especially for

  15. Structural and aesthetic analysis of Nafast-ol-Masdoor

    Fereshteh Mahjoub

    2016-12-01

    The other conclusion is that the book is more the arena of the struggle of the editor and protagonist of this historical and social story. The struggles of the story are more physical ones; however, in most of the cases mental-physical struggles are seen simultaneously. Nafasat-Ol-Masdoor is worth thinking in two traditional (such as music and modern aesthetics (such as using Persian and Arabic proverbs, words dance, goodness of the beginning, twist, and developing vocabulary and describing which itself includes situation description, characters, accidents and events description and has many instances and the author’s insistence regarding being synthetic and stilted work, has itself caused creation of music types in his book and made his work rhythmic and full of melodious and exhilarating beauties.

  16. Finding determinants of audit delay by pooled OLS regression analysis

    Tina Vuko

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this paper is to investigate determinants of audit delay. Audit delay is measured as the length of time (i.e. the number of calendar days from the fiscal year-end to the audit report date. It is important to understand factors that influence audit delay since it directly affects the timeliness of financial reporting. The research is conducted on a sample of Croatian listed companies, covering the period of four years (from 2008 to 2011. We use pooled OLS regression analysis, modelling audit delay as a function of the following explanatory variables: audit firm type, audit opinion, profitability, leverage, inventory and receivables to total assets, absolute value of total accruals, company size and audit committee existence. Our results indicate that audit committee existence, profitability and leverage are statistically significant determinants of audit delay in Croatia.

  17. Phenylpropanoid substituted flavan-3-ols from Trichilia catigua and their in vitro antioxidative activity

    Resende, Flavia O.; Mello, Joao C. Palazzo de; Rodrigues-Filho, Edson; Luftmann, Heinrich; Petereit, Frank

    2011-01-01

    The new phenylpropanoid substituted flavan-3-ol apocynine E, together with eight known compounds, epicatechin, procyanidin B2, procyanidin B4, procyanidin C1, cinchonain Ia, cinchonain Ib, cinchonain IIb, and cinchonain IIa were isolated from an acetone-H 2 O extract of the air-dried stem bark of Trichilia catigua. The cinchonain Ia e Ib were reevaluated to its estereochemistry. All the compounds were characterized by spectroscopic analysis including 1D and 2D nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometry (MS) of their peracetate derivatives. The absolute configuration of the phenylpropanoid moiety was determined by circular dichroism (CD) spectra and by analyzing the anisotropic effects in the Dreiding model and nuclear Overhauser effect (NOESY NMR) experiments. The nine isolated compounds showed higher radical scavenging activity and reducing power than ascorbic acid and Trolox in the free-radical 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl and Fe 3+ -Fe 2+ reduction assay systems. (author)

  18. Propan-1-ol Oxidation Reaction on Au/TiO2 Catalysts

    MBI

    2014-11-27

    Nov 27, 2014 ... a decomposition pathway, producing CO2 and H2O. However, the presence of gold ... complete oxidation reaction of propan-1-ol on the catalysts. Keywords: Gold Catalysis ... flowed at a rate of 30 mL min-1. Propan- o-l was.

  19. Ethylidene-bridged Flavan-3-ols in red wine and correlation with wine age.

    Drinkine, Jessica; Lopes, Paulo; Kennedy, James A; Teissedre, Pierre-Louis; Saucier, Cedric

    2007-07-25

    Condensed tannins are responsible for astringency and bitterness and participate in the color stability of red wines. During wine making and aging, they undergo chemical changes including, for example, acetaldehyde-induced polymerization. Following this study, the ethylidene-bridged flavan-3-ols were monitored in different vintage wines made from grapes collected in the same vineyard in three wineries in Bordeaux, Pauillac, and Saint Julien. Flavan-3-ol ethylidene bridges were quantified by wine 2,2'-ethylidenediphloroglucinol (EDP) phloroglucinolysis. This method was based upon the analysis of EDP, a product formed after acid-catalyzed cleavage of wine flavan-3-ols in the presence of excess phloroglucinol. The flavan-3-ol ethylidene bridges were then compared to flavan-3-ol contents (phloroglucinolysis), phenolic contents, and color measurements. Low amounts of flavan-3-ol ethylidene bridges (0.8-2.5 mg L(-1)) were quantified in wines. Flavan-3-ol ethylidene bridges represent less than 4% of flavan-3-ol bonds, but the proportion of these linkages relative to native interflavan bonds increased with wine age. This proportion correlated with pigmented polymers.

  20. Total synthesis of all stereoisomers of eudesm-II-en-4-ol

    Kesselmans, R.P.W.

    1992-01-01

    In this thesis the total synthesis of all stereoisomers of eudesm-11-en-4-ol e.g. selin-11-en-4α-ol I , intermedeol II , neointermedeol III , paradisiol IV , amiteol

  1. Terpinen-4-ol Induces Apoptosis in Human Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer In Vitro and In Vivo

    Chieh-Shan Wu

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Terpinen-4-ol, a monoterpene component of the essential oils of several aromatic plants, exhibits antitumor effects. In this study, the antitumor effects of terpinen-4-ol and the cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for it were evaluated and studied, respectively on human nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC cells. Our results indicated that terpinen-4-ol elicited a dose-dependent cytotoxic effect, as determined by MTT assay. Increased sub-G1 population and annexin-V binding, activation of caspases 9 and 3, cleavage of poly(ADPribose polymerase (PARP, and a decrease of mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP indicated involvement of the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway in terpinen-4-ol-treated A549 and CL1-0 cells. Elevation of the Bax/Bcl-2 ratio and a decrease in IAP family proteins XIAP and survivin were also observed following terpinen-4-ol treatment. Notably, terpinen-4-ol was able to increase p53 levels in A549 and CL1-0 cells. Diminution of p53 by RNA interference induced necrosis instead of apoptosis in A549 cells following terpinen-4-ol treatment, indicating that terpinen-4-ol-elicited apoptosis is p53-dependent. Moreover, intratumoral administration of terpinen-4-ol significantly suppressed the growth of s.c. A549 xenografts by inducing apoptosis, as confirmed by TUNEL assay. Collectively, these data provide insight into the molecular mechanisms underlying terpinen-4-ol-induced apoptosis in NSCLC cells, rendering this compound a potential anticancer drug for NSCLC.

  2. LA EXPANSIÓN TERRITORIAL COMO FACTOR MOTIVADOR DE LA REESTRUCTURACIÓN DEL SISTEMA FINANCIERO ESPAÑOL: EL CASO DE LAS CAJAS DE AHORROS Y LAS COOPERATIVAS DE CRÉDITO / THE TERRITORIAL EXPANSION AS A MOTIVATING FACTOR OF THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE SPANISH FINANCIAL SYSTEM: THE CASE OF SAVING BANKS AND CREDIT COOPERATIVES

    Milagros GUTIÉRREZ FERNÁNDEZ

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available La actual crisis financiera internacional está actuando como catalizador de un profundo proceso de cambio en el sector bancario español que está afectando también a las entidades de crédito de la Economía Social: cajas de ahorros y cooperativas de crédito. Su modelo de banca “minorista”, centrada en la cercanía al cliente, se ha visto acompañado en los últimos años de un fuerte proceso de expansión geográfica que ha supuesto un sobredimensionamiento de su red de sucursales. Sin embargo, como consecuencia de las actuales circunstancias de la economía española en general, y del sistema bancario en particular, dicha estrategia de desarrollo interno no parece sostenible, siendo necesario que se produzca un redimensionamiento del sector, para ver recuperada la confianza en el sistema y para que éste vuelva a ser considerado como uno de los más solventes del mundo. Bajo este enfoque, el objetivo de este trabajo es analizar las distintas estrategias de expansión territorial desarrolladas por dichas entidades con el objetivo de plasmar su situación actual y comprender por qué es necesaria la reestructuración del sector. Para ello se ha empleado tanto el análisis descriptivo como el econométrico, utilizando en todo momento los datos que presentan la Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (CECA y la Unión Nacional de Cooperativas de Crédito (UNACC en sus anuarios estadísticos. / The current financial international crisis is acting as catalyst of a deep process of change in the Spanish banking sector which is affecting also the credit institutions of the Social Economy: saving banks and credit cooperatives. These entities share a model of "retail" banking, centered on the nearness to the client, that has been accompanied in the last years of a strong process of geographical expansion which has supposed an oversizing of its network of branches. Nevertheless, as a consequence of the current circumstances of the Spanish

  3. Measuring online learning systems success: applying the updated DeLone and McLean model.

    Lin, Hsiu-Fen

    2007-12-01

    Based on a survey of 232 undergraduate students, this study used the updated DeLone and McLean information systems success model to examine the determinants for successful use of online learning systems (OLS). The results provided an expanded understanding of the factors that measure OLS success. The results also showed that system quality, information quality, and service quality had a significant effect on actual OLS use through user satisfaction and behavioral intention to use OLS.

  4. Milk decreases urinary excretion but not plasma pharmacokinetics of cocoa flavan-3-ol metabolites in humans.

    Mullen, William; Borges, Gina; Donovan, Jennifer L; Edwards, Christine A; Serafini, Mauro; Lean, Michael E J; Crozier, Alan

    2009-06-01

    Cocoa drinks containing flavan-3-ols are associated with many health benefits, and conflicting evidence exists as to whether milk adversely affects the bioavailability of flavan-3-ols. The objective was to determine the effect of milk on the bioavailability of cocoa flavan-3-ol metabolites. Nine human volunteers followed a low-flavonoid diet for 2 d before drinking 250 mL of a cocoa beverage, made with water or milk, that contained 45 micromol (-)-epicatechin and (-)-catechin. Plasma and urine samples were collected for 24 h, and flavan-3-ol metabolites were analyzed by HPLC with photodiode array and mass spectrometric detection. Milk affected neither gastric emptying nor the transit time through the small intestine. Two flavan-3-ol metabolites were detected in plasma and 4 in urine. Milk had only minor effects on the plasma pharmacokinetics of an (epi)catechin-O-sulfate and had no effect on an O-methyl-(epi)catechin-O-sulfate. However, milk significantly lowered the excretion of 4 urinary flavan-3-ol metabolites from 18.3% to 10.5% of the ingested dose (P = 0.016). Studies that showed protective effects of cocoa and those that showed no effect of milk on bioavailability used products that have a much higher flavan-3-ol content than does the commercial cocoa used in the present study. Most studies of the protective effects of cocoa have used drinks with a very high flavan-3-ol content. Whether similar protective effects are associated with the consumption of many commercial chocolate and cocoa products containing substantially lower amounts of flavan-3-ols, especially when absorption at lower doses is obstructed by milk, remains to be determined.

  5. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR50 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2008

    Toropainen, V.

    2009-02-01

    As a part of the confirming site investigations at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 939.33 m and 45.44 m deep drillholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in September - November 2008. The identification numbers of the drillholes are OL-KR50 and OL-KR50B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and the computer recorded drilling parameters during drilling. The objective of the measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and washing water were 1135 m 3 and 20 m 3 in the drillholes OL-KR50 and OL-KR50B, respectively. The measured volume of the returning water in the drillhole OL-KR50 was 954 m 3 . The deviation of the drillholes was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor II. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength was 129.7 MPa, the average Young's Modulus was 45.8 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio was 0.15. The main rock types were veined and diatexitic gneisses, pegmatitic granite and tonaliticgranodioritic-granitic gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 2.0 pcs/m in drillhole OL KR50 and 3.6 pcs/m in the drillhole OL-KR50B. The average RQD values are 96.1 % and 94.3 %, respectively. 39 fractured zones were penetrated by drillhole OL-KR50 and four by drillhole OL-KR50B. (orig.)

  6. Geological Mapping of Investigation Trenches OL-TK15 and OL-TK16 at the Olkiluoto Study Site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Vaarma, M.; Vuokko, J.

    2009-07-01

    Geological mapping of investigation trenches OL-TK15 and OL-TK16 was carried out by the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) at the Olkiluoto study site as a part of Posiva Oy's site investigation program for the development of an underground repository for nuclear waste. OL-TK15 is ca. N-S striking and ca. 95 m long, and OL-TK16 is ca. E-W striking and ca. 172 m long. The trenches were cleaned with pressure washer and pressurized air. The rock types were determined in field by naked eyes. Five samples from OL-TK15 and 10 samples from OL-TK16 were thin sectioned and investigated microscopically. In addition, petrophysical measurements were carried out by GTK geophysical laboratory for these samples. The bedrock within the excavation trenches OL-TK15 and OL-TK16 consists mainly of veined gneiss (VGN) with intercalations of mica gneiss (MGN), and mafic gneiss (MFGN) of amphibolite, amphibolite-gneiss, and skarn gneiss. The VGN is frankly solid or intact, fine grained and weakly banded and multiple intruded by granitic and pegmatitic veins and veinlets. Narrow scrappy zones occupied by dark dots of highly altered pseudomorphs after cordierite and/or garnet tend to be common in places. In addition, VGN contains rounded oblong mafic to intermediate fragments due to boudination of competent layers and/or dykes. Some rather narrow pegmatitic and quartz veins cut the previous tectonic structures. The prevailing tectonic structures are strong pervasive foliation and conformal veining of several generations mostly granitic in composition. The strike of the foliation and banding and veining as well, varies a little from NNE to ENE and the dip is ca. 40 - 50 degrees to SE sector, respectively. The younger folding has bent the older foliation and neosomic veining mostly with dextral monoclinic style so that in many places there occur tight kinky nodes and rootles augen like knots showing dextral rotation, too. Due to brittle deformation, there are some shear zones and zones with

  7. Quo Vadis: el español y el Hispanismo en Sudáfrica

    Maree, Cathy; Sánchez Martín, Carmen

    2001-01-01

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    Nuestro objetivo en este ensayo es presentar la situación del español y del hispanismo en el complejo mundo que ha sido y sigue siendo Sudáfrica. Con el fin de entender el papel que desempeña el español en el África austral, se traza la historia socio-lingüística sudafricana, la remota y la reciente, como base indispensable para el posterior análisis comparativo del español y las otras lenguas y culturas extranjeras estudiadas en el país. El enfoque entonces p...

  8. TESTS FORENSES EN ESPAÑOL PARA EVALUAR ADOLESCENTES INFRACTORES

    Lorena Wenger

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available Conocer de forma objetiva y rigurosa las características psicológicas individuales del adolescente infractor, tales como la inteligencia, los rasgos de personalidad así como otras de naturaleza clínica y criminológica, son fundamentales para la aplicación de las medidas judiciales y educativas propias del contexto de la justicia juvenil. Las herramientas de tipo Personológicas y Clínicas, descritas en el artículo anterior (Wenger y Andrés-Pueyo, 2016, no son suficientes para atender a las necesidades criminogénicas de los adolescentes y es preciso utilizar otras mucho más específicas. En el presente artículo se presentan una serie de instrumentos complementarios, desarrollados especialmente para el ámbito forense, que permiten realizar evaluaciones muy específicas, como por ejemplo, la valoración de riesgo de violencia o la evaluación de la psicopatía. A continuación se describen las pruebas y test psicológicos de tipo forense disponibles en español para profesionales del ámbito de la justicia juvenil.

  9. Tratamiento informativo del deporte femenino español en los Juegos Olímpicos en el diario ABC (1924-2012)

    Barbero González, Miguel Ángel

    2016-01-01

    Los recientes éxitos del deporte femenino olímpico español (en los últimos Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 hubo más medallas de mujeres que de hombres) están empezando a tener su repercusión en los medios de comunicación, tanto en la cantidad como en la calidad de las informaciones. Salvando las constantes inherentes a los deportes minoritarios (sólo se habla de ellos cada cuatro años, eclipsados el resto de la Olimpiada por el fútbol), sí que se está produciendo un cambio de actitud hacia l...

  10. Plasmid DNA studies in Lactobacillus plantarum strains isolated from olive fermentations: production of and immunity to plantaricin OL15 is associated to a 9.6 Kb plasmid (pOL15

    Mourad, Kacem

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Previously 12 Lactobacillus plantarum strains were isolated from fermented olives. Among these, only L. plantarum OL15 produced bacteriocin (plantaricin OL15. In this study, the 12 strains were examined for plasmid DNA content. Of these, 9 strains have shown one to three plasmid bands ranging in size from 5.4 to 12.2 kb. L. plantarum OL15 exhibited one plasmid (9.6 kb which was named pOL15. After curing with novobiocin and ethidium bromide, the plasmid profile analysis of non producing derivatives, showed that the 9.6 kb plasmid pOL15 harbored by the parental strain had been lost in all cases and none of them regained the ability to produce plantaricin OL15 suggesting that the production of plantaricin OL15 is plasmid linked. Plantaricin OL15 was not inactived by amylase and lipase suggesting that plantaricin OL15 activity was not dependent on the presence of either a carbohydrate or lipid moiety. Plantaricin OL15 showed activity against lactic acid bacteria of different species and also against olive spoilage and phytopathogenic bacteria, including Pseudomonas and Erwinia.En un estudio previo, se aislaron 12 cepas de Lactobacillus plantarum a partir de aceitunas fermentadas. Entre ellas, solo L. plantarum OL15 produjo bacteriocinas (plantaricin OL15. En este estudio, se examinó el contenido de AND plásmido en las 12 cepas citadas. Entre ellas, 9 cepas han mostrado de una a tres bandas de plásmido con tamaños en el rango de 5.4 a 12.2 kb. L. plantarum OL15 exhibió un plásmido (9.6 kb que se denominó pOL15. Después del curado con novobiocina y bromuro de etidio, la pérdida del plásmido pOL15 asociada a la pérdida de su facultad para producir plantaricin OL15, sugiere que la producción de plantaricina OL15 está ligada al plásmido. La plantaricin OL15 no se inactivó por amilasa ni por lipasa sugiriendo que su actividad no es dependiente de la presencia de carbohidratos o lípidos. La plantaricina OL15 mostró actividad frente a

  11. El monacato femenino en el imperio español. Monasterios, beaterios, recogimientos y colegios

    Angela I. Robledo

    1996-01-01

    Full Text Available El monacato femenino en el imperio español. Monasterios, beaterios, recogimientos y colegios. Memoria del II Congreso Internacional. Manuel Ramos Medina (Coord. México: CONDUMEX, 1995. 596 páginas.

  12. Brasiilia lubab vaatamata Rio vägivallale turvalist olümpiat / Hendrik Vosman

    Vosman, Hendrik

    2009-01-01

    Rio de Janeiro sai endale õiguse korraldada 2016.aasta olümpiamängud, seal valitsev vägivald on aga tõstatanud küsimuse, kas linn suudab sportlaste ja pealtvaatajate turvalisust tagada. Kaart: Brasiilia

  13. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR57 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2011-2012

    Toropainen, V.

    2012-07-01

    As a part of the confirming site investigations at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 401.71 m and 45.01 m deep drillholes, OL-KR57 and OL-KR57B, at Olkiluoto in September 2011 - January 2012. The diameter of the drillholes is 75.7 mm. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and the computer recorded drilling parameters during drilling. The objective of the measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling, flushing and washing water were 350 m3 and 30 m3 in the drillholes OL-KR57 and OL-KR57B, respectively. The measured volumes of the returning water in the drillholes were 328 m 3 and 16.8 m 3 , respectively. The deviations of the drillholes were measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Gyro. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength was 123.9 MPa, the average Young's Modulus was 42.6 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio was 0.23. The main rock types are veined and diatexitic gneisses, mica gneiss and tonaliticgranodioritic- granitic gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 2.5 pcs/m in drillhole OL-KR57 and 3.3 pcs/m in the drillhole OL-KR57B. The average RQD values are 95.0 % and 93.0 %. Seven separate fractured zones were interpreted from OL-KR57 and three fractured zones from OL-KR57B. (orig.)

  14. Core drilling of drillholes OL-PP66-69 at Olkiluoto 2008

    Kuusirati, J.; Tarvainen, A.-M.

    2009-04-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled four 24.88 - 25.39 m long investigation drillholes at Olkiluoto in June 2008. The identification numbers of the holes are OL-PP66, OL-PP67, OL-PP68 and OL-PP69. The drillholes are 75.7 mm by diameter. Drillholes were core drilled with the diamond drill rig Diamec 1000. The drilling water was taken from the ONKALO drilling water pipeline and premixed sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The labelled drilling water was driven to the drilling places in a tank. In addition to drilling the drill cores were logged and reported by geologist. During geological investigation the following parameters were logged: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. The main rock types in the drillholes are diatexitic and veined gneisses and pegmatitic granite. The average fracture frequency in holes varied from 3.9 pcs/m to 5.8 pcs/m. The average RQD values varied from 84 % to 93 %. In the drillhole OL-PP66 two fractured zones were penetrated and in OL-PP69 one fractured zone. The drill cores OL-PP67 and OL-PP68 showed no fractured zones. Smoy also carried out optical imaging of the drillholes. The assignment included the field work and the data processing. This report describes the field operation, the equipment as well as the processing procedures and shows the obtained results and their quality. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD and PDF format. (orig.)

  15. EL SISTEMA DE PENSIONES ESPAÑOL ANTE UN ESCENARIO MIGRATORIO CAMBIANTE

    Clara Isabel González Martínez

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available El envejecimiento, reflejado en la transformación de la pirámide de población, supone un importante reto para el sistema de pensiones español. Según las proyecciones a largo plazo del Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE publicadas en 2012 para el periodo 2012-2052, la esperanza de vida seguirá aumentando, el número de nacimientos descenderá y el flujo neto migratorio sería negativo hasta el año 2036 si siguiera la dinámica observada en los últimos años. Este escenario contrasta con los anteriores publicados por el INE en 2010 y 2005 donde se planteaban flujos migratorios positivos aunque de diferente magnitud. La variable migratoria es la que conlleva una mayor incertidumbre en la realización de las proyecciones demográficas y es muy relevante en las proyecciones del gasto en pensiones del sistema de la Seguridad Social. En este artículo se recoge la evolución de los flujos migratorios en España y las implicaciones que podrían tener para el sistema de pensiones español diferentes escenarios migratorios en las próximas décadas. The ageing, reflected in the transformation of the population pyramid, is an important challenge for the Spanish pension system. According to the long-term projections of INE published in 2012 for the period 2012 to 2052, life expectancy will continue to increase, the number of births will descend and net migration flow would be negative until 2036 if the dynamics observed in recent years continue. This scenario contrasts with previous INE 2010 and 2005 where it was considered positive migration flows. The evolution of the migration flows has a higher level of uncertainty in demographic projections, and it is outstanding in the projections of the pension expenditure of the system. This article gathers the recent evolution of net migration flows and the implications for the Spanish pension system of different migration scenarios for coming decades.

  16. LA MUJER EN EL MERCADO LABORAL ESPAÑOL

    Elvira López Díaz

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available Este estudio tiene por objeto mostrar a grandes rasgos la participación femenina en el mercado laboral español y cuáles son los retos u oportunidades que tienen las mujeres ante sí, resaltando los elementos de cambio y de continuidad observados en los últimos años en nuestra sociedad. Para poder comprender la situación actual en la que se encuentra el colectivo femenino se realiza un análisis partiendo de la normativa aplicable, donde el principal referente es nuestra Constitución Española, que sanciona cualquier tipo de discriminación por razón del sexo, y se describen las reformas estructurales que se han ido produciendo en materia de empleo e igualdad de oportunidades, sin olvidar el papel que, en general, las Administraciones Públicas deben desarrollar en la consecución de una igualdad real y efectiva entre mujeres y hombres, en el marco de un Estado Social y Democrático de Derecho como es el nuestro. The aim of this paper is to show in general terms the female participation in the Spanish labor market and what challenges and opportunities women face, highlighting the elements of change and continuity observed in recent years in our society. To understand the present situation of the female collective, an analysis has been done based on the applicable regulations, where the main reference is our Spanish Constitution which penalizes any discrimination by sex. The analysis describes the structural reforms that have occurred regarding to employment and equal opportunities, not to mention the role that should be developed by the Public Administration in order to ensure equal opportunities between women and men, within the framework of a democratic society governed by the rule of law.

  17. Installation of groundwater observation tubes OL-PVP30-35 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2009

    Toropainen, V.

    2009-10-01

    In order to widen the Posivas groundwater monitoring network at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) to install eight new groundwater observation tubes. The identification numbers of the groundwater observation tubes are OL-PVP30, OL-PVP31A and 31B, OL-PVP32, OL-PVP33, OL-PVP34A and 34B and OL-PVP35. The observation tubes were installed between January 28th and February 17th in 2009. The drilling rig used in the installation work was a GM-200 rig. Drilling equipment consisted of casing tubes (n 90/77 mm) with drilling bit, 55 mm geo rods and 64 mm drilling bits. Monitoring pipes (PVC, n 60/52 mm) were lowered into the holes inside the casings. The monitoring pipes consist of a lower section of riser pipe, a middle section of screen pipe and an upper section of riser pipe. The screen pipe slot size is 0.3 mm and the length of the screen section is one or two metres. Protective stainless steel covers with lock-up caps were installed around the monitoring tubes. In addition to the installation of the tubes, the work included observation of soil/drill cuttings quality during drilling, time-penetration measurements and water level measurements after installation. (orig.)

  18. Difference flow and electrical conductivity measurements at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki, drillholes OL-PP66 - OL-PP69

    Poellaenen, J.

    2009-04-01

    The Posiva Flow Log, Difference Flow Method (PFL DIFF) uses a flowmeter that incorporates a flow guide and can be used for relatively quick determinations of hydraulic conductivity and hydraulic head in fractures/fractured zones in cored drillholes. This report presents the principles of the method and the results of measurements carried out in drillholes OL-PP66, OL-PP67, OL-PP68 and OL-PP69 at the Olkiluoto investigation site in August 2008. All the drillholes discussed in this report are ground holes. The same measuring programme was employed in all four drillholes. The section length of the flow guide was either 2 m or 0.5 m. Flow into the drillhole or from the drillhole to the bedrock was measured within the section lengths and carried out in both pumped and natural (i.e. un-pumped) conditions. Calculations of the transmissivity (T) and the hydraulic head (h) of the zones are shown in the results. The device used includes a sensor for single point resistance (SPR). SPR was measured in connection with flow measurements. The electrical conductivity (EC) of fracture-specific water was measured in chosen fractures in some of the drillholes. Fractures were selected on the basis of the measured flow from fracture to drillhole. The EC of the drillhole water was also measured. (orig.)

  19. A rapid and efficient synthetic route to terminal arylacetylenes by tetrabutylammonium hydroxide- and methanol-catalyzed cleavage of 4-aryl-2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ols

    Pengcheng Huang

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide with methanol as an additive was found to be a highly active catalyst for the cleavage of 4-aryl-2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ols. The reaction was performed at 55–75 °C and gave terminal arylacetylenes in good to excellent yields within several minutes. Compared with the usual reaction conditions (normally >110 °C, several hours, this novel catalyst system can dramatically decrease the reaction time under much milder conditions.

  20. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR43 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2006

    Niinimaeki, R. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2006-12-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 1000.26 m and 45.01 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in July - October 2006. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 1103 m{sup 3} and 16 m{sup 3} in boreholes OL-KR43 and OL-KR43B, respectively. Measured volumes of the returning water were 916m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR43 and 13m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR43B. The deviation of the boreholes was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 131 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 37 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio is 0.19. The main rock types are veined gneiss, diatexitic gneiss

  1. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR46 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2007

    Toropainen, V.

    2007-09-01

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 600.10 m and 45.16 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in May - June 2007. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR46 and OL-KR46B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning water, and the volume of drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 466 m 3 and 20 m 3 in boreholes OL-KR46 and OL-KR46B, respectively. Measured volumes of the returning water were 407 m 3 in borehole OL-KR46 and 12 m 3 in borehole OL-KR46B. The deviation of the boreholes was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is 116.5 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 31.5 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio is 0.20. The main rock types are veined gneiss, tonalitic-granodioritic-granitic gneiss and pegmatite

  2. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR47 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2007-2008

    Toropainen, V.

    2008-02-01

    As a part of the confirming site investigations for ONKALO rock characterisation facility, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 1008.76 m and 44.31 m deep drillholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in October 2007 - January 2008. The identification numbers of the drillholes are OL-KR47 and OL-KR47B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling waters were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 1229 m 3 and 13.6 m 3 in drillholes OL-KR47 and OL-KR47B, respectively. Measured volume of the returning water in drillhole OL-KR47 was 1125 m 3 , water did not return in drillhole OL-KR47B. The deviation of the drillholes was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor II. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is 92.1 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 32.5 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio is 0.33. The main rock types are diatexitic and veined gneisses, pegmatitic granite and tonaliticgranodioritic- granitic gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 2.2 pcs / m in drillhole OL-KR47 and 3.4 pcs / m in drillhole OL-KR47B. The average RQD values were 95.3 % and 94.1 %. In drillhole OL-KR47 46 fractured zones and in drillhole OL-KR47B two fractured zones were penetrated during drilling work. (orig.)

  3. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR45 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2007

    Toropainen, V.

    2007-11-01

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 1023.30 m and 44.75 m deep drillholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in June - September 2007. The identification numbers of the drillholes are OL-KR45 and OL-KR45B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling waters were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and washing water were 1186 m 3 and 19 m 3 in drillholes OL-KR45 and OL-KR45B, respectively. Measured volumes of the returning water were 962 m 3 in drillhole OL-KR45 and 15 m 3 in drillhole OL-KR45B. The deviation of the drillholes was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor II. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is 126.2 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 42.5 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio is 0.21. The main rock types are veined and diatexitic gneisses, pegmatitic granite and tonalitic

  4. Installation of groundwater observation tubes OL-PVP36-38 and drilling of shallow drillholes OL-PP70-71 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2011

    Toropainen, V.

    2012-05-01

    In order to widen the groundwater monitoring network at Olkiluoto, Posiva Oy contracted Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) to install new groundwater observation tubes to three locations and to drill two shallow drillholes with standpipes. The identification numbers of the groundwater observation tubes are OL-PVP36, OL-PVP37A, 37B, 37C, OL-PVP38A, 38B, 38C and 38D, and the shallow drillholes are named OL-PP70 and OL-PP71. The observation tubes were installed and the shallow holes drilled between September 22nd and October 12th in 2011. The drilling rig used in the installation work was a GM-200 rig. Drilling equipment consisted of casing tubes (90/77 mm) with drilling bit, 55 mm geo rods and 64 mm drilling bits and T76-equipment for drilling the shallow holes. Monitoring pipes (PVC, 60/52 mm) were lowered into the holes inside the casings. The monitoring pipes consist of a lower section of riser pipe, a middle section of screen pipe and an upper section of riser pipe. The screen pipe slot size is 0.3 mm and the length of the screen section is two metres. Protective stainless steel covers with lock-up caps were installed around the monitoring tubes and the shallow drillholes. In addition to the installation of the tubes, the work included water level measurements after installation. The core samples of the shallow drillholes were logged and reported by geologist. Geological logging included the following parameters: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. (orig.)

  5. Installation of groundwater observation tubes OL-PVP36-38 and drilling of shallow drillholes OL-PP70-71 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2011

    Toropainen, V. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-05-15

    In order to widen the groundwater monitoring network at Olkiluoto, Posiva Oy contracted Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) to install new groundwater observation tubes to three locations and to drill two shallow drillholes with standpipes. The identification numbers of the groundwater observation tubes are OL-PVP36, OL-PVP37A, 37B, 37C, OL-PVP38A, 38B, 38C and 38D, and the shallow drillholes are named OL-PP70 and OL-PP71. The observation tubes were installed and the shallow holes drilled between September 22nd and October 12th in 2011. The drilling rig used in the installation work was a GM-200 rig. Drilling equipment consisted of casing tubes (90/77 mm) with drilling bit, 55 mm geo rods and 64 mm drilling bits and T76-equipment for drilling the shallow holes. Monitoring pipes (PVC, 60/52 mm) were lowered into the holes inside the casings. The monitoring pipes consist of a lower section of riser pipe, a middle section of screen pipe and an upper section of riser pipe. The screen pipe slot size is 0.3 mm and the length of the screen section is two metres. Protective stainless steel covers with lock-up caps were installed around the monitoring tubes and the shallow drillholes. In addition to the installation of the tubes, the work included water level measurements after installation. The core samples of the shallow drillholes were logged and reported by geologist. Geological logging included the following parameters: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. (orig.)

  6. Frentes de brisa en el Levante español

    Olcina Cantos, Jorge

    2004-03-01

    Full Text Available Breeze regimes are main winds circulation during warm period of the year (April-September in the East of the Iberian Peninsula. This analysis offers a typology of sea breeze fronts in Spanish Mediterranean area and considers its close relationship with thermal features in Mediterranean sea all year along. The paper studies meteorological causes connected with this atmospheric phenomenon and emphasizes about pluviometric importance in contact with origin of instable sea breeze fronts in mountain areas near to Mediterranean coast.

    [es] Los regímenes de brisas constituyen la principal circulación de vientos durante el semestre cálido del año (abril-septiembre en el Levante español. El presente estudio establece una tipología de frentes de brisa que se desarrollan en este espacio geográfico ibérico y su estrecha relación con los rasgos térmicos del mar Mediterráneo a lo largo del año. Se analizan las causas atmosféricas asociadas a este fenómeno meteorológico y se enfatiza en la importancia pluviométrica ligada al estallido de frentes de brisa inestables en las áreas montañosas próximas al litoral mediterráneo. [fr] Les circulations de brises constitue le mécanisme principal de vents pendant le semestre chaud de l'année (avril - septembre sur le Levant Espagnol. L'étude présente établit une typologie de fronts de brise qui développent dans cet espace géographique et son la relation étroite avec les caractéristiques thermales de la mer Méditerranée pendant l'année. Là sont analysé les raisons atmosphériques associées à ce phénomène météorologique et il est souligné dans l'importance pluviométrica lié à la formation de fronts instables de brise dans les secteurs montagneux près le littoral méditerranée espagnol.

  7. Paisajismo e identidad. Arte español

    Pena López, Carmen

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available With an interdisciplinary approach, which currently requires the vast territory of the landscape today, are discussed in this article Spanish landscape models rated from the late 19th century as emblems of national identity, constructed by the particular institution and for regeneration in general, to a Spain that overcomes the old scenarios that artistically identified with the history paintings. The landscape of the central area and the Meseta was discovered and exalted as the best could represent a modern nation and regenerated aesthetically and ethically, europeanizing its terms, but with all the references and roots of Spanish painting of the Gold Century and high Meseta landscape backgrounds: El Greco, Velázquez and Goya. The landscape took on a higher level in the hierarchy identifier of Spanish. Since regionalism and nationalism then peripherals were very strong in the half century preceding the Civil War, there was an interaction and tension between the central landscape and peripheral options, which together explain the special process of the theoretical and practice dynamic of Spanish identity landscape. This process came from the realistic to the first and second avant-garde, and lives in fragments in some postmodern proposals.

    Con la metodología interdisciplinar, que requiere la actualidad del hoy amplio territorio del paisajismo, se analizan en este artículo los modelos de paisaje español más destacados a partir de finales del siglo XIX como emblemas de la identidad nacional, construida por el institucionismo en concreto y por el regeneracionismo en general, para una España superadora de los viejos escenarios que plásticamente se identificaba con los cuadros de historia. El paisaje del territorio central y de la Meseta fue descubierto y sublimado como el que mejor podía representar a una nación moderna y regenerada estética y éticamente, europeizando los términos del mismo, pero sin perder las

  8. Lungs and Respiratory System

    ... Videos for Educators Search English Español Lungs and Respiratory System KidsHealth / For Parents / Lungs and Respiratory System ... ll have taken at least 600 million breaths. Respiratory System Basics All of this breathing couldn't ...

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  10. Urbanization Process Monitoring in Northwest China based on DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data

    Wang, K.; Bai, L. Y.; Feng, J. Z.

    2017-02-01

    In recent years, the DMSP/OLS nighttime light data have been widely applied to various fields such as monitoring and evaluation of urbanization, estimation of social economy, economical environment and health effects, hazards analysis, and fisheries research. The general urbanized level in China has rapidly developed since the 1990s, and the cities in northwest China, which were important population centres of the ancient silk road, have also been developed in a high speed thanks to China’s national strategy of Western Development. Given the Xinjiang autonomous region as a core area of One Belt and One Road, it is very necessary to study the urbanization processes and changes of its urban system and the whole northwest region of China. In this paper, we extracted built-up areas of the cities in northwest China in 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012, evaluated urban expansion and spatial pattern through appropriate indexes, and also quantitatively analyzed the urbanized level of each city. The results showed that the cities in northwest China generally presented high strong and rapid expansion, but there were some large differences among cities. Urban expansion forms alternate with exterior expansion and interior filling, in general, the cities externally expandedafter 2002 and internally filledbefore 2002, meanwhile, there were a high positive correlation between urban built-up areas and population growth in Xinjiang autonomous.

  11. Hydraulic Conductivity Measurements with HTU at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto, Boreholes OL-KR16, 16B, 17, 17B, 18 and 18B, Year 2004

    Haemaelaeinen, H.

    2005-07-01

    As a part of the site investigations for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel, hydraulic con- ductivity measurements were carried out in boreholes OL-KR16, 16B, 17, 17 B, 18 and 18B at Eurajoki, Olkiluoto. The objective was to investigate the distribution of the hydraulic conductivity in the surrounding bedrock volume. Measurements were carried out during spring-summer 2004. The total lengths of the boreholes are: OL-KR16 170,20 m, OL-KR17 157,13 m and OL-KR18 125,49 m. Corresponding B-holes are around 45 m deep, parallel and adjacent to their 'parent' holes so representing the cased sections of them. The conbined measurable length of the holes is about 453,57 m, of which 429,15 m was covered with 217 standard tests at 2 m packer separation as specified in the research plan. 246 tests were initiated, but some had to be cancelled due to errors or unsuitable control parameters. Double-packer constant-head method was used throughout with nominal 200 kPa overpressure. Injection stage lasted normally 20 minutes and fall-off stage 10 minutes. The tests were often shortened if there were clear indications that the hydraulic conductivity is below the measuring range of the system. The pressure in the test section was let to stabilise at least 5 min before injection. In some test sections the stabilisation, injection or fall-off stage lasted several hours. Two transient (Horner and 1/Q) interpretations and one stationary-state (Moye) interpretation were made in-situ immediately after the test. The Hydraulic Testing Unit (HTU-system) is owned by Posiva Oy and it was operated by Geopros Oy. (orig.)

  12. Flavan-3-ols Are an Effective Chemical Defense against Rust Infection1[OPEN

    Unsicker, Sybille B.; Fellenberg, Christin; Schmidt, Axel

    2017-01-01

    Phenolic secondary metabolites are often thought to protect plants against attack by microbes, but their role in defense against pathogen infection in woody plants has not been investigated comprehensively. We studied the biosynthesis, occurrence, and antifungal activity of flavan-3-ols in black poplar (Populus nigra), which include both monomers, such as catechin, and oligomers, known as proanthocyanidins (PAs). We identified and biochemically characterized three leucoanthocyanidin reductases and two anthocyanidin reductases from P. nigra involved in catalyzing the last steps of flavan-3-ol biosynthesis, leading to the formation of catechin [2,3-trans-(+)-flavan-3-ol] and epicatechin [2,3-cis-(−)-flavan-3-ol], respectively. Poplar trees that were inoculated with the biotrophic rust fungus (Melampsora larici-populina) accumulated higher amounts of catechin and PAs than uninfected trees. The de novo-synthesized catechin and PAs in the rust-infected poplar leaves accumulated significantly at the site of fungal infection in the lower epidermis. In planta concentrations of these compounds strongly inhibited rust spore germination and reduced hyphal growth. Poplar genotypes with constitutively higher levels of catechin and PAs as well as hybrid aspen (Populus tremula × Populus alba) overexpressing the MYB134 transcription factor were more resistant to rust infection. Silencing PnMYB134, on the other hand, decreased flavan-3-ol biosynthesis and increased susceptibility to rust infection. Taken together, our data indicate that catechin and PAs are effective antifungal defenses in poplar against foliar rust infection. PMID:29070515

  13. Assessing Light Pollution in China Based on Nighttime Light Imagery

    Wei Jiang; Guojin He; Tengfei Long; Chen Wang; Yuan Ni; Ruiqi Ma

    2017-01-01

    Rapid urbanization and economic development inevitably lead to light pollution, which has become a universal environmental issue. In order to reveal the spatiotemporal patterns and evolvement rules of light pollution in China, images from 1992 to 2012 were selected from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational Linescan System (DMSP/OLS) and systematically corrected to ensure consistency. Furthermore, we employed a linear regression trend method and nighttime light index method...

  14. La gramática visual del español

    Romo Simón, Francisco

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo investiga las posibilidades analíticas y descriptivas que ofrece el lenguaje visual aplicado al estudio de fenómenos gramaticales del español y su viabilidad como plataforma de introducción de dichos fenómenos en el aula de español como lengua extranjera. A continuación se definen las características del uso funcional del lenguaje gráfico como medio de representación de elementos gramaticales, que hemos denominado: imagen metalingüística. Finalmente, se ofrecen algunos ejemplos de imagen metalingüística de algunos fenómenos gramaticales del español que resultan especialmente problemáticos en el aula de ELE.

  15. Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012: la olimpiada de las mujeres

    Javier Olivera Betrán

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 han sido excelentes, sin duda uno de los mejores Juegos de la historia olímpica de nuestra era. El modelo organizador y su eficiente gestión, con una mezcla del pragmatismo británico y la incorporación activa de la ciudadanía, ha sido el motor de unos Juegos magníficos que junto a unas instalaciones idóneas, prácticas y respetuosas con el medio ambiente confieren a estos Juegos la categoría de modélicos. Al acierto organizador se une el éxito de sus competiciones deportivas con la proyección de los valores olímpicos, la confirmación de mitos deportivos y el surgimiento de nuevos héroes, el registro de nuevos récords y una creciente presencia de la mujer en los Juegos (45%. Lo peor ha sido el mercantilismo rampante y sin escrúpulos éticos con patrocinadores olímpicos que promocionan productos alimenticios perjudiciales para la salud infantil, que contaminan el medio ambiente o que contratan niños y niñas como mano de obra barata. Su gran aportación a la historia de los Juegos y al mundo en general ha sido la primera participación plena de las mujeres deportistas en las 204 delegaciones participantes. Los retos pendientes lo constituyen la capacidad de reciclar y reutilizar las instalaciones y equipamientos olímpicos para necesidades, usos y disfrutes de la ciudadanía, incrementar la práctica deportiva entre la ciudadanía especialmente entre las mujeres y prohibir el patrocinio olímpico de empresas sin conciencia moral con la población infantil y el medio ambiente.

  16. Practical synthesis of aryl-2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ols from aryl bromides via conventional and decarboxylative copper-free Sonogashira coupling reactions

    Andrea Caporale

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Two efficient protocols for the palladium-catalyzed synthesis of aryl-2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ols from aryl bromides in the absence of copper were developed. A simple catalytic system consisting of Pd(OAc2 and P(p-tol3 using DBU as the base and THF as the solvent was found to be highly effective for the coupling reaction of 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol (4 with a wide range of aryl bromides in good to excellent yields. Analogously, the synthesis of aryl-2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ols was performed also through the decarboxylative coupling reaction of 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentynoic acid with aryl bromides, using a catalyst containing Pd(OAc2 in combination with SPhos or XPhos in the presence of tetra-n-butylammonium fluoride (TBAF as the base and THF as the solvent. Therefore, new efficient approaches to the synthesis of terminal acetylenes from widely available aryl bromides rather than expensive iodides and using 4 or propiolic acid rather than TMS-acetylene as inexpensive alkyne sources are described.

  17. Yacimientos de vertebrados del Plioceno y Pleistoceno español

    Jordá Pardo, Jesús Francisco

    2008-01-01

    Jordá Pardo, J.F. (2008): Yacimientos de vertebrados del Plioceno y Pleistoceno español. En: Ángel García Cortés, José Águeda Villar, Jaime Palacio Suárez-Valgrande y Carlos Salvador González (Eds.), Contextos Geológicos Españoles. Una aproximación al patrimonio geológico español de relevancia internacional, capítulo 17. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid:171-183. I.S.B.N.: 978-84-7840-754-5

  18. Nuevo centro olímpico en Lake Placid, EE.UU

    Hellmuth, George; Obata, Gyo; Kassabaum, George

    1980-01-01

    Este nuevo centro deportivo, sede de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 1980, consta de una pista principal de hielo de dimensiones olímpicas con unos graderíos para 8.000 personas, y de una pista más pequeña utilizada para los Juegos U.S.A. Los servicios auxiliares se encuentran debajo de las gradas o en la estructura que enlaza el nuevo Centro con la pista ya empleada en los anteriores Juegos de 1932. Completa el complejo una Escuela Superior y una pista de forma oval para patinaje...

  19. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR57 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2011-2012

    Toropainen, V. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-07-15

    As a part of the confirming site investigations at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 401.71 m and 45.01 m deep drillholes, OL-KR57 and OL-KR57B, at Olkiluoto in September 2011 - January 2012. The diameter of the drillholes is 75.7 mm. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and the computer recorded drilling parameters during drilling. The objective of the measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling, flushing and washing water were 350 m3 and 30 m3 in the drillholes OL-KR57 and OL-KR57B, respectively. The measured volumes of the returning water in the drillholes were 328 m{sup 3} and 16.8 m{sup 3}, respectively. The deviations of the drillholes were measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Gyro. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength was 123.9 MPa, the average Young's Modulus was 42.6 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio was 0.23. The main rock types are veined and diatexitic gneisses, mica gneiss and tonaliticgranodioritic- granitic gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 2.5 pcs/m in drillhole OL-KR57 and 3.3 pcs/m in the drillhole OL-KR57B. The average RQD values are 95.0 % and 93.0 %. Seven separate fractured zones were interpreted from OL-KR57 and three fractured zones from OL-KR57B. (orig.)

  20. Synthesis of 6-Methyl-9-propyldibenzothiophene-4-ol amended to 9-isopropyl-6-methyldibenzothiophene-4-ol. Final technical report, July 25, 1991--January 25, 1993

    Eisenbraun, E.J.

    1992-02-17

    This is a draft final technical report on Task 1 of a contract to synthesize 6-Methyl-9-propyldibenzothiophene-4-ol, as amended to 9- isopropyl-6-methyldibenzothiophene-4-ol. This report is a compilation of data presented in earlier reports. The first annual report dealt with an attempted synthesis of 4-methoxy-6-methyl-9- propyldibenzothiophene (the original target compound), the successful synthesis and delivery of 200 grams of the sulfide 1,4-diethyl-2- [(2{prime}-methoxyphenyl)-thio]benzene, and initial work on a new synthesis route for the preparation of the new target compound 9- isopropyl-6-methyldibenzothiophene-4-ol. The change to the new target compound and the new synthesis route became necessary when it was learned that the sulfide mixture could not be cyclized to the substituted dibenzothiophene mixture. The second annual report described the successful preparation of 45 g of the new target compound using the new synthesis route. Subsequently funds were provided to synthesize an additional 45 g of the new target using the same reaction scheme. This task was recently completed.

  1. Immune System (For Parents)

    ... of the Immune System Print en español El sistema inmunitario The immune system, which is made up ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  2. X-ray and Hydrogen-bonding Properties of 1-((1H-benzotriazol-1-ylmethylnaphthalen-2-ol

    Jaime Ríos-Motta

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available The solid state structure of 1-((1H-benzotriazol-1-ylmethylnaphthalen-2-ol, C17H13N3O, shows that this Mannich base crystallizes forming intermolecular N···HO hydrogen bonds, rather than intramolecular ones. Factors contributing to this choice of hydrogen-bonding mode are discussed. The compound crystallizes in the monoclinic system, P21/c space group, with lattice constants: a = 11.7934(9 Å, b = 14.3002(14 Å, c = 8.4444(8 Å, β = 106.243(5 deg, V = 1367.3(2 Å3, Z = 4, F(000 = 576, R1 = 6.96%, wR2 = 11.4%.

  3. Läänemeresoome keelte õppetoolis : soome keele olümpiaad Agricola päeval / Maris Amon

    Amon, Maris

    2000-01-01

    7. aprillil Agricola päeva tähistava soome keele olümpiaadi korraldusega on Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikoolist seotud professor Jaan Õispuu žürii koosseisus, olümpiaadi ülesandeid koostavad õppejõud Maria-Magdalena Jürvetson ja Tarja Tanttu

  4. 1-Octen-3-ol is repellent to Ips pini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in the midwestern United States

    Therese M. Poland; Tina M. Pureswaran Deepa S. Ciaramitaro; John H. Borden

    2009-01-01

    In field experiments at three sites in Michigan and Ohio we tested the activity of 1-octen-3-ol in combination with ipsdienol, the aggregation pheromone of the pine engraver, Ips pini (Say). When 1-octen-3-ol was added to funnel traps baited with ipsdienol, significantly fewer beetles of either sex were captured than in traps baited with ipsdienol...

  5. Torino olümpia algab piirkonna probleemidest hoolimata / Tõnis Arnover

    Arnover, Tõnis, 1952-

    2006-01-01

    Torino loodab olümpiamängudest kogu Piemonte piirkonnale uut hingamist. Torino hädad on olnud seotud Fiati autokontserniga, mis koos metallitööstusega on olnud linna põhiline tööandja. Vt. samas: Itaalia kardab anarhistide väljaastumist

  6. El patrimonio natural e histórico-monumental español. Algunos problemas actuales

    Joaquín Bosque Maurel

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Se analizan los diversos impactos de la urbanización incontrolada o «salvaje» en el patrimonio natual e histórico español. Asimismo se identifican los principales problemas y amenazas territoriales derivados del estallido de la «burbuja inmobiliaria».

  7. Roasting conditions for preserving cocoa flavan-3-ol monomers and oligomers: interesting behaviour of Criollo clones.

    De Taeye, Cédric; Bodart, Marie; Caullet, Gilles; Collin, Sonia

    2017-09-01

    Cocoa bean roasting is important for creating the typical chocolate aroma through Maillard reactions, but it is also a key step deleterious to the polyphenol content and profile. Compared with usual roasting at 150 °C, keeping the beans for 30 min at 120 °C or for 1 h at 90 °C proved much better for preventing strong degradation of native P1, P2 and P3 flavan-3-ols in cocoa (shown for Forastero, Trinitatio and Criollo cultivars). Surprisingly, Cuban, Mexican and Malagasy white-seeded beans behaved atypically when roasted for 30 min at 150 °C, releasing a pool of catechin. Enantiomeric chromatographic separation proved that this pool contained mainly (-)-catechin issued from (-)-epicatechin by epimerisation. As the (-)-epicatechin content remained relatively constant through Criollo bean roasting, flavan-3-ol monomers must have been regenerated from oligomers. This emergence of (-)-catechin in Criollo beans only, reported here for the first time, could be due to increased flavan-3-ol monomer stability in the absence of anthocyanidin-derived products. The degradation rate of flavan-3-ols through roasting is higher in cocoa beans containing anthocyani(di)ns. The liberation of a pool of (-)-catechin when submitted to roasting at 150 °C allows to distinguish white-seeded cultivars. © 2017 Society of Chemical Industry. © 2017 Society of Chemical Industry.

  8. Propan-1-ol Oxidation Reaction on Au/TiO 2 Catalysts | Nuhu ...

    This was further investigated using Pulse Flow reactor, TPFRP, TPD, and XRD,. The adsorption of propan-1-ol over TiO2 (P25) indicated a full monolayer with much of it in a dissociated state, forming propoxy group on the cationic site and hydroxyl group at anions. The propoxy is relatively stable until about 250oC, at which ...

  9. Arvo Pärt Olümpial / Anne Peäske

    Peäske, Anne, 1946-

    2005-01-01

    Torino olümpia kultuuriprogramm tellis helilooja Arvo Pärdilt autoriõhtu ja uue teose "La Sindone", mis tuli ettekandele 15. veebr. Torino katedraalis. Pärdi varasemast loomingust esitati veel teosed: "Cecilia, vergine romana", "Arbos" ja "Da pacem Domine"

  10. Hiina : olümpiakahjum ettevõtetele / Dexter Roberts, Chi-Chu Tshang

    Roberts, Dexter

    2008-01-01

    Hiina valitsus on kehtestanud paljudele tööstusettevõtetele nii olümpiamängude kui paraolümpia toimumise ajaks suurt majanduslikku kahju tekitavad ranged tootmispiirangud, mis võivad mõjutada isegi välisriikide tarbijaid

  11. SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATION OF THE 11-BISHOMODRIMANE-8α-OL -12-ONE

    Aculina Aricu

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available This review deals the methods of preparation of the 11-bishomodrimane-8α-ol-12-one, a convenient synton for the synthesis of drimanic and bishomodrimanic compounds, including the biologically active ones. The triterpenic tetracyclic derivatives of the onoceranic range and the fragrance compounds with ambergris odour can be also obtained from this compound.

  12. Un nuevo lenguaje técnico: el español en la red

    Alberto Gómez Font

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Se trata de la subordinación del español al inglés en Internet, lo que está llevando a un "spanglish" imparable en detrimento de la lengua de Castilla. El autor reflexiona, ejemplifica y propone en torno a esta situación y destaca la responsabilidad del periodismo al respecto.

  13. Vegetation map and plant checklist of Ol Ari Nyiro ranch and the ...

    Ol Ari Nyiro is a 360 km2 ranch of the Laikipia Plateau, in a semi-arid part of Kenya. The vegetation of the ranch and nearby Mukutan Gorge was mapped, and a preliminary check-list of fungi and vascular plants compiled. The vegetation was classified in 16 different types. A total of 708 species and subspecies were ...

  14. Modeling Group Differences in OLS and Orthogonal Regression: Implications for Differential Validity Studies

    Kane, Michael T.; Mroch, Andrew A.

    2010-01-01

    In evaluating the relationship between two measures across different groups (i.e., in evaluating "differential validity") it is necessary to examine differences in correlation coefficients and in regression lines. Ordinary least squares (OLS) regression is the standard method for fitting lines to data, but its criterion for optimal fit…

  15. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR39 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Niinimaeki, R. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-11-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 502.97 m and 45.11 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in August- October 2005. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR39 and OL-KR39B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 415m{sup 3} and 25 m{sup 3} and the measured volumes of the returning water were 175 m{sup 3} and 7 m{sup 3} in boreholes OLKR39 and OL-KR39B, respectively. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 110 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 49 GP a and the average Poisson' s ratio is 0.25. The main rock types are migmatitic mica gneiss and granite. Filled fracture is the most common

  16. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR39 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Niinimaeki, R.

    2005-11-01

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 502.97 m and 45.11 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in August- October 2005. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR39 and OL-KR39B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 415m 3 and 25 m 3 and the measured volumes of the returning water were 175 m 3 and 7 m 3 in boreholes OLKR39 and OL-KR39B, respectively. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 110 MPa, the average Young's Modulus is 49 GP a and the average Poisson' s ratio is 0.25. The main rock types are migmatitic mica gneiss and granite. Filled fracture is the most common fracture type. The average fracture

  17. Restauración del Teatro Español Madrid-España

    Editorial, Equipo

    1980-04-01

    Full Text Available In October 1975 the Spanish National Theatre was destroyed by a fire which started on stage and reached a large part of the theatre and the ceiling which, with its great candelabra, collapsed onto the parterre. The Madrid Town Hall, with the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture, performed magnificent restoration work and converted this theatre in one of the most advances in our country, not only regarding its scenery technique — taking maximum advantage of the stage, deepening the pits, establishing new borders and stage machinery, etc. — but also adding some magnificent installations, such as the air conditioning and the sophisticated electronic heat and smoke detector system.

    El Teatro Español, en octubre de 1975, se destruyó por un incendio iniciado en el escenario y que alcanzó una gran parte de la sala y del techo, el cual, con su gran lámpara, se derrumbo sobre el patio de butacas. El Ayuntamiento de Madrid, con la colaboración del Ministerio de Cultura, realizó una magnífica labor de restauración y convirtió este teatro en uno de los más avanzados de nuestro país, no sólo en cuanto a su técnica escénica —aprovechando al máximo el escenario, profundizando los fosos, estableciendo nuevas bambalinas y tramoyas, etc.— sino además añadiéndole unas magnificas instalaciones, tales como la de aire acondicionado y el sofisticado sistema de detectores electrónicos de calor y humo.

  18. Overexpression of CsANR increased flavan-3-ols and decreased anthocyanins in transgenic tobacco.

    Kumar, Vinay; Yadav, Sudesh Kumar

    2013-06-01

    Anthocyanins and flavan-3-ols are distributed widely in plants and synthesized by a common biosynthetic pathway. Anthocyanin reductase (ANR) represents branching-point enzyme of this pathway converting anthocyanidins to flavan-3-ols. Since tea contains highest amount of flavonoids, a cDNA encoding anthocyanin reductase from tea (CsANR) was overexpressed in transgenic tobacco to check the influence on anthocyanin and flavan-3-ols. The transgenic tobacco was confirmed by genomic PCR and expression of transgene was analyzed through semiquantitative PCR. Interestingly flowers of transgenic tobacco were light pink/white in color instead of dark pink in wild tobacco, documenting the decrease in anthocyanins content. Upon measurement, flower anthocyanin content was found to be lesser. While flavan-3-ols (epicatechin and epigallocatechin) contents were increased in leaf tissue of transgenic lines. The expressions of other endogenous flavonoid biosynthetic pathway genes in different floral parts (sepal, petal, stamen, and carpel) of CsANR overexpressing tobacco as well as wild tobacco were analyzed. The transcript levels of PAL and CHI genes were downregulated, while transcript levels of F3H, FLS, CHS, ANR1, and ANR2 genes were upregulated in all floral parts of CsANR transgenic plants compared to wild tobacco. The expressions of DFR and ANS genes were also spatially modulated in different floral parts due to overexpression of CsANR. Thus, CsANR overexpression increased flavan-3-ols and decreased anthocyanin content by modulating the expressions of various flavonoid biosynthetic pathway genes in flower of tobacco. These changes might be responsible for the observed pollen tube in the pollens of CsANR overexpressing transgenic tobacco when they were still in the anther before pollination.

  19. Flavan-3-ols Are an Effective Chemical Defense against Rust Infection.

    Ullah, Chhana; Unsicker, Sybille B; Fellenberg, Christin; Constabel, C Peter; Schmidt, Axel; Gershenzon, Jonathan; Hammerbacher, Almuth

    2017-12-01

    Phenolic secondary metabolites are often thought to protect plants against attack by microbes, but their role in defense against pathogen infection in woody plants has not been investigated comprehensively. We studied the biosynthesis, occurrence, and antifungal activity of flavan-3-ols in black poplar ( Populus nigra ), which include both monomers, such as catechin, and oligomers, known as proanthocyanidins (PAs). We identified and biochemically characterized three leucoanthocyanidin reductases and two anthocyanidin reductases from P. nigra involved in catalyzing the last steps of flavan-3-ol biosynthesis, leading to the formation of catechin [2,3-trans-(+)-flavan-3-ol] and epicatechin [2,3-cis-(-)-flavan-3-ol], respectively. Poplar trees that were inoculated with the biotrophic rust fungus ( Melampsora larici-populina ) accumulated higher amounts of catechin and PAs than uninfected trees. The de novo-synthesized catechin and PAs in the rust-infected poplar leaves accumulated significantly at the site of fungal infection in the lower epidermis. In planta concentrations of these compounds strongly inhibited rust spore germination and reduced hyphal growth. Poplar genotypes with constitutively higher levels of catechin and PAs as well as hybrid aspen ( Populus tremula × Populus alba ) overexpressing the MYB134 transcription factor were more resistant to rust infection. Silencing PnMYB134 , on the other hand, decreased flavan-3-ol biosynthesis and increased susceptibility to rust infection. Taken together, our data indicate that catechin and PAs are effective antifungal defenses in poplar against foliar rust infection. © 2017 American Society of Plant Biologists. All Rights Reserved.

  20. Installation of groundwater observation tubes OL-PVP39 - 40 and drilling of shallow drillhole OL-PP90 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2013

    Toropainen, V. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2013-11-15

    In order to extend the groundwater monitoring network at Olkiluoto, Posiva Oy contracted Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) to install new groundwater observation tubes to two locations and to drill one shallow drillhole with a standpipe. The identification numbers of the groundwater observation tubes are OL-PVP39, OL-PVP40A and 40B, and the shallow drillhole is named OL-PP90. The observation tubes were installed and the shallow hole drilled between July 29th and August 6th in 2013. The drilling rig used in the installation work was a GM-200 rig. Drilling equipment consisted of casing tubes (v 90/77 mm) with drilling bit, 55 mm geo rods and 64 mm drilling bits and T76-equipment for drilling the shallow hole. Monitoring pipes (PVC, v 60/52 mm) were lowered into the holes inside the casings. The monitoring pipes consist of a lower section of riser pipe, a middle section of screen pipe and an upper section of riser pipe. The screen pipe slot size is 0.3 mm and the length of the screen section is two or three metres. Protective stainless steel covers with lock-up caps were installed around the monitoring tubes and the shallow drillholes. In addition to the installation of the tubes, the work included water level measurements after installation. The core samples of the shallow drillhole were logged and reported by geologist. Geological logging included the following parameters: lithology, foliation, fracture parameters, fractured zones, core loss, weathering, fracture frequency, RQD and rock quality. (orig.)

  1. Prevalencia de lesiones en luchadores olímpicos pertenecientes a la Liga de Lucha Olímpica de Bogotá, D.C.

    Juan Felipe Correa-Mesa; Diego Fabricio Rodríguez-Camacho; Diana Alexandra Camargo-Rojas; Juan Carlos Correa Morales

    2016-01-01

    Introducción. En lucha se presentan eventos que pueden generar alteraciones físicas, como caídas, contactos en el suelo, levantamientos, arqueamientos, entre otros. Objetivo. Estimar la prevalencia de lesiones y factores correlacionados en deportistas practicantes de lucha olímpica. Materiales y métodos. Estudio observacional de tipo correlacional y diseño transversal. Participaron 29 deportistas pertenecientes a la Liga de Bogotá. Resultados. En el último año, 15 deportistas no t...

  2. Prevalencia de lesiones en luchadores olímpicos pertenecientes a la Liga de Lucha Olímpica de Bogotá, D.C.

    Correa-Mesa, Juan Felipe; Rodríguez-Camacho, Diego Fabricio; Camargo-Rojas, Diana Alexandra; Correa-Morales, Juan Carlos

    2016-01-01

    Resumen Introducción. En lucha se presentan eventos que pueden generar alteraciones físicas, como caídas, contactos en el suelo, levantamientos, arqueamientos, entre otros. Objetivo. Estimar la prevalencia de lesiones y factores correlacionados en deportistas practicantes de lucha olímpica. Materiales y métodos. Estudio observacional de tipo correlacional y diseño transversal. Participaron 29 deportistas pertenecientes a la Liga de Bogotá. Resultados. En el último año, 15 deportistas ...

  3. Lipase Catalyzed Kinetic Resolution of rac-2-(3-Methoxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol and rac-2-(3-Hydroxy-4-methylphenyl)propyl propanoate for S-(+)-Xanthorrhizol

    Shafioul, Azam Sharif Mohammed; Cheong, Chan Seong

    2012-01-01

    Xanthorrhizol is a bisabolane type of natural sesquiterpene, the major component of essential oils of Curcuma xanthorrhiza. 2-(3-Methoxy-4-methylphenyl)propan-1-ol and 2-(3-hydroxy-4-methyl phenyl)propan-1-ol could be essential building block for enantioselective synthesis of xanthorrhizol. Enantioselective (c = 53%, E = 80 ± 3) for R-(+)-2-(3-hydroxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol and (c = 58%, E = 27 ± 1) for R-(+)-2-(3- methoxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol resolution processes were developed via lipase-catalyzed reaction. We found lipase Aspergillus oryzae (AOL) and Porcine pancreas (PPL) are selective to transesterification and hydrolysis in organic and aqueous phase. Modified demethylated substrate is appropriate for enantioselective hydrolysis reaction without any additives. Enantiopure chiral alcohol was crystallized from ethyl acetate/ n-hexane co-solvent system. Gram scale resolved chiral intermediate will facilitate the synthesis of the unnatural S-(+)-xanthorrhizol, the corresponding isomer of the natural one

  4. Lipase Catalyzed Kinetic Resolution of rac-2-(3-Methoxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol and rac-2-(3-Hydroxy-4-methylphenyl)propyl propanoate for S-(+)-Xanthorrhizol

    Shafioul, Azam Sharif Mohammed [University of Science and Technology, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of); Cheong, Chan Seong [Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul (Korea, Republic of)

    2012-02-15

    Xanthorrhizol is a bisabolane type of natural sesquiterpene, the major component of essential oils of Curcuma xanthorrhiza. 2-(3-Methoxy-4-methylphenyl)propan-1-ol and 2-(3-hydroxy-4-methyl phenyl)propan-1-ol could be essential building block for enantioselective synthesis of xanthorrhizol. Enantioselective (c = 53%, E = 80 ± 3) for R-(+)-2-(3-hydroxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol and (c = 58%, E = 27 ± 1) for R-(+)-2-(3- methoxy-4-methylphenyl) propan-1-ol resolution processes were developed via lipase-catalyzed reaction. We found lipase Aspergillus oryzae (AOL) and Porcine pancreas (PPL) are selective to transesterification and hydrolysis in organic and aqueous phase. Modified demethylated substrate is appropriate for enantioselective hydrolysis reaction without any additives. Enantiopure chiral alcohol was crystallized from ethyl acetate/ n-hexane co-solvent system. Gram scale resolved chiral intermediate will facilitate the synthesis of the unnatural S-(+)-xanthorrhizol, the corresponding isomer of the natural one.

  5. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR33 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2004

    Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-01-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, the ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 311.02 m and 45.53 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in November-December 2004. These boreholes were aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock and the quality and the location of the fractured zones R2, RH9 and R72. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR33 and OL-KR33B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded as well as the pressure of the drilling water. The objective of these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volumes of the used drilling water were about 195m{sup 3} and 14m{sup 3} and the measured volumes of the returning water were about 100 m{sup 3} and 9 m{sup 3} in boreholes OL-KR33 and OL-KR33B, respectively. The deviations of the boreholes were measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR33 deviates 15.97 m right and 31.04 m up at the borehole depth of 309 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive

  6. Changes of Flavan-3-ols with Different Degrees of Polymerization in Seeds of ‘Shiraz’, ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ and ‘Marselan’ Grapes after Veraison

    Chang-Qing Duan

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available Flavan-3-ols consist of flavan-3-ol monomers and polymers with different degrees of polymerization (DP. In this study, flavan-3-ol extracts from grape seeds were well separated into three fractions including monomers, oligomers (2 < DP < 10 and polymers (DP > 10, by means of normal-phase HPLC-MS. The different patterns of these three fractions were analyzed in three Vitis vinifera cultivars (‘Shiraz’, ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ and ‘Marselan’ seeds from veraison to harvest. The results showed: (1 polymers were the main form of flavan-3-ols in grape seeds and monomers accounted for only a small proportion; (2 the contents of flavan-3-ol monomers in the seeds of three grape cultivars all exhibited a gradually decreasing trend with a little fluctuation, whereas the patterns of the change of contents of oligomers and polymers were extremely different among grape cultivars; the contents of flavan-3-ol oligomers were enhanced in the seeds of ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’, but were reduced in the other two cultivars; (3 with regard to the proportion of flavan-3-ols with a certain DP to total flavan-3-ols, both flavan-3-ol monomers and flavan-3-ols with low DP fell in proportion, while the flavan-3-ols with high DP increased correspondingly. These findings indicate that flavan-3-ol polymerization in developing seeds is variety-dependent and may be genetically regulated.

  7. Immobilization of flavan-3-ols onto sensor chips to study their interactions with proteins and pectins by SPR

    Watrelot, Aude A.; Tran, Dong Tien; Buffeteau, Thierry; Deffieux, Denis

    2016-01-01

    Highlights: • Flavanol-macromolecule interactions were determined using SPR. • Flavanols were chemically modified with a linker bearing a thiol group. • Flavanols were immobilized onto a carboxymethyl dextran surface. • Citrus pectin interacted more with flavanols than apple pectin. • Epicatechin interacted more with BSA than flavanol oligomer. - Abstract: Interactions between plant polyphenols and biomacromolecules such as proteins and pectins have been studied by several methods in solution (e.g. isothermal titration calorimetry, dynamic light scattering, nuclear magnetic resonance and spectrophotometry). Herein, these interactions were investigated in real time by Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) analysis after immobilization of flavan-3-ols onto a sensor chip surface. (−)-epicatechin, (+)-catechin and flavan-3-ol oligomers with an average degree of polymerization of 2 and 8 were chemically modified using N-(2-(tritylthio)ethyl)propiolamide in order to introduce a spacer unit onto the catecholic B ring. Modified flavan-3-ols were then immobilized onto a carboxymethylated dextran surface (CM5). Immobilization was validated and further verified by evaluating flavan-3-ol interaction with bovine serum albumin (BSA), poly-L-proline or commercial pectins. BSA was found to have a stronger association with monomeric flavan-3-ols than oligomers. SPR analysis of selected flavan-3-ols immobilized onto CM5 sensor chips showed a stronger association for citrus pectins than apple pectins, regardless of flavan-3-ol degree of polymerization.

  8. Immobilization of flavan-3-ols onto sensor chips to study their interactions with proteins and pectins by SPR

    Watrelot, Aude A., E-mail: aude.watrelot@avignon.inra.fr [INRA, UMR408 Sécurité et Qualité des Produits d’Origine Végétale, Domaine St Paul, Site Agroparc, 84914 Avignon (France); Université d’Avignon, UMR408 Sécurité et Qualité des Produits d' Origine Végétale, F-84000 Avignon (France); Tran, Dong Tien [Université de Bordeaux, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires (UMR-CNRS 5255), 351 cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence (France); Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie (IECB), 2 rue Robert Escarpit, 33607 Pessac (France); Buffeteau, Thierry [Université de Bordeaux, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires (UMR-CNRS 5255), 351 cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence (France); Deffieux, Denis [Université de Bordeaux, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires (UMR-CNRS 5255), 351 cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence (France); Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie (IECB), 2 rue Robert Escarpit, 33607 Pessac (France); and others

    2016-05-15

    Highlights: • Flavanol-macromolecule interactions were determined using SPR. • Flavanols were chemically modified with a linker bearing a thiol group. • Flavanols were immobilized onto a carboxymethyl dextran surface. • Citrus pectin interacted more with flavanols than apple pectin. • Epicatechin interacted more with BSA than flavanol oligomer. - Abstract: Interactions between plant polyphenols and biomacromolecules such as proteins and pectins have been studied by several methods in solution (e.g. isothermal titration calorimetry, dynamic light scattering, nuclear magnetic resonance and spectrophotometry). Herein, these interactions were investigated in real time by Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) analysis after immobilization of flavan-3-ols onto a sensor chip surface. (−)-epicatechin, (+)-catechin and flavan-3-ol oligomers with an average degree of polymerization of 2 and 8 were chemically modified using N-(2-(tritylthio)ethyl)propiolamide in order to introduce a spacer unit onto the catecholic B ring. Modified flavan-3-ols were then immobilized onto a carboxymethylated dextran surface (CM5). Immobilization was validated and further verified by evaluating flavan-3-ol interaction with bovine serum albumin (BSA), poly-L-proline or commercial pectins. BSA was found to have a stronger association with monomeric flavan-3-ols than oligomers. SPR analysis of selected flavan-3-ols immobilized onto CM5 sensor chips showed a stronger association for citrus pectins than apple pectins, regardless of flavan-3-ol degree of polymerization.

  9. 108 AFRICAN ARTS AS BEDROCK OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY Ol ...

    Tracie1

    value system philosophy of life social contract morality myths rites rituals norms rules ideas cognitive mappings and theology” (Kanu 2013: 534). This points to the fact that African arts are not for arts' sake as it may Лe expounded Лy the west. This idea is a presupposition that it is only when there is a theory of art in place that ...

  10. Female Reproductive System

    ... of the Female Reproductive System Print en español Sistema reproductor femenino About Human Reproduction All living things ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  11. Brain and Nervous System

    ... Staying Safe Videos for Educators Search English Español Brain and Nervous System KidsHealth / For Parents / Brain and ... healthy, and remove waste products. All About the Brain The brain is made up of three main ...

  12. Diastereomerically and enantiomerically pure 2,3-disubstituted pyrrolidines from 2,3-aziridin-1-ols using a sulfoxonium ylide: a one-carbon homologative relay ring expansion.

    Schomaker, Jennifer M; Bhattacharjee, Somnath; Yan, Jun; Borhan, Babak

    2007-02-21

    An ylide-based aza-Payne rearrangement of 2,3-aziridin-1-ols leads to an efficient process for the preparation of pyrrolidines. The aza-Payne rearrangement under basic reaction conditions favors the formation of epoxy amines. Subsequent nucleophilic attack of the epoxide by the ylide yields a bis-anion, which upon a 5-exo-tet ring-closure yields the desired pyrrolidine, thus completing the relay of the three-membered to the five-membered nitrogen-containing ring system. This process takes place with complete transfer of stereochemical fidelity and can be applied to sterically hindered aziridinols.

  13. The Factors Music Making in ''Tamhidat Eyn Ol Ghozat Hamedani'' in a glance

    M. Arab

    Full Text Available Innovative industries In addition to their aesthetic functions have different effects on words. Endogenous music is one of the Innovative industries effects which can play an important role in beautifying the word and its effect on the audience. The Endogenous music is the music that comes with the use of verbal Innovative industries. Industries that are caused words by similarity or congruence of vowels and consonants more related to each other and created sensible phonetic relationship between them. Categories of frequency, phonology, pun and rhyme are among the Innovative industries that play a major role in creating the endogenous music of poem. In this study, with a descriptive - analytical approach the roll of music maker preparations as an example of a prose poem are discussed.The language of Ein ol-Ghozat in lingual preparations is of preacher and educational that has a addressing mode. He speaks with unadorned language with his audience. However, his words are coupled in some cases with rhythmic language that influences audience despite the intense and sharp in speech and makes his word penetration double in the listener. His Words music is natural music that the listener can feel it with their lives and takes effect of it. One feature of this language is order in the arrangement and companion construction of words that based on music and phonemes music. This music The Music gives importance and Individuation to each word and making preparations prose to a kind of prose poem. Applying some of the thin musical nuances such as the balances (Incrustation and puns makes the music of book more effective and welcome catching. In other words, coordination of audio and verbal and synchronization that through them prose becomes rhythmic and melodic is one of the beautiful aspects of the mystical prose of Ein ol-Ghozat that arises from his words music and a makes special song, as nature accepts and enjoys its reading. This word music is seen in

  14. Monitoring measurements by the difference flow method during the year 2008. Drillholes OL-KR4 and OL-KR27

    Vaeisaesvaara, J.; Kristiansson, S.; Poellaenen, J.

    2009-08-01

    The Posiva Flow Log, Difference Flow Method (PFL DIFF) uses a flowmeter that incorporates a flow guide and can be used for relatively quick determinations of hydraulic conductivity and fresh water head in fractures/fractured zones in cored drillholes. This report presents the principles of the method and the results of measurements carried out in drillholes OL-KR4 and OL-KR27 at the Olkiluoto investigation site during the year 2008. These measurements are a part of the Olkiluoto monitoring programme. The section length of the flow guide in the flow logging measurements was either 2 m or 0.5 m. Flow into the drillhole or from the drillhole to the bedrock was measured within the section lengths and carried out in both pumped and natural (i.e. un-pumped) conditions. Calculations of the transmissivity (T) and the fresh water head (hfw) of the zones are shown in the results. The device used includes a sensor for single point resistance (SPR). SPR was measured in connection with flow measurements. The electrical conductivity (EC) of fracture-specific water was measured in chosen fractures in most of the drillholes. Fractures were selected on the basis of the measured flow from fracture to drillhole. In addition, some previously selected fractures were measured. The EC of the drillhole water was also measured. (orig.)

  15. Materiales didácticos de español para el aprendizaje de alumnado chino

    Isabel Paulo Selvi

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available La experiencia es de una alumna china que vino en el segundo trimestre delcurso sin ningún conocimiento de español. La alumna, de quince años, había cursado elequivalente a tercero de E.S.O. y se le adaptó el currículo para que cursara cuarto deE.S.O. con tres asignaturas: inglés, educación física y español. El centro escolar recibepocos inmigrantes, y éstos mayoritariamente son de origen magrebí, con lo cual supusouna novedad la incorporación de una alumna de origen asiático. Las profesoras depsicología terapéutica no podían atenderla, así que la alumna se convirtió durante dostrimestres en la sombra de la profesora de castellano.

  16. Unexpected Formation of Naphtyl 1,3-Diaminopropane-2-ol Derivative through Azetidinium Ion Intermediate

    Han, Minsoo; Hahn, Hohgyu

    2012-01-01

    The cause of depression is commonly associated with a deficiency of monoamine neurotransmitters such as serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain. Inhibition of monoamine reuptake has been an effective pharmacological treatment of various CNS disorders.1 As a part of our continuing efforts to develop novel antidepressants for multiple therapeutic utilities, we designed diaminopropan-2-ol 1 through structure analysis and molecular modification and of currently marketed reuptake transporter based antidepressants. 3-amino-1,2-diol derivatives 7 were converted to the corresponding diaminopropan-2-ol derivatives 9 by the reaction with MsCl in the presence of triethylamine followed by the treatment of either amine or thiol. We proposed azetdinium ion 11 or azetidinium ylide 12 as an intermediate in the reaction, and prepared 7 analogues by similar manner

  17. Las colocaciones en la enseñanza del español de los negocios

    Fernando D. González Grueso

    2006-02-01

    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se muestra una breve panorámica del tratamiento de las colocaciones en la enseñanza/aprendizaje del español de los negocios. Se comenzará con una breve introducción teórica a las UFS, para pasar a otra, no tan breve, de las colocaciones y su estatus dentro de la enseñanza de E/LE. Visto esto, se propondrá una actividad que pueda servir de modelo para la creación de otras. Por último, se añade un glosario de colocaciones en español extraído de los materiales al uso.

  18. Synthesis and distribution of tritiated N,N`-dibenzoyl-1,3-diaminopropan-2-ol

    Lambert, D.M.; Gallez, Bernard [Universite Catholique de Louvain, Dept. des Sciences Pharmaceutiques, Bruxelles (Belgium)

    1996-10-01

    Tritiated N,N`-dibenzoyl-1,3-diaminopropan-2-ol, a compound mimicking a diacylglycerol moiety used as a lipid drug carrier was prepared from N,N`-dibenzoyl-1,3-diaminopropan-2-ol by isotopic exchange in the presence of rhodium chloride. Preliminary preparation of the deuterated analog was made in order to assess the position of the substitution. A biodistribution study was carried out in mice after intravenous administration. Five minutes after administration, the level found in the brain was about 9% of the injected dose per g organ. This value decreases to 1 % 3 hours after administration while at the same time radioactive levels measured in the urine increased. (author).

  19. Curicica, de "fim do mundo" a "Barra Olímpica"

    Sampaio, Lilian Amaral de

    2014-01-01

    Curicica, de "fim do mundo" à "Barra Olímpica" é um estudo sobre os impactos gerados pelas transformações urbanas em processo no entorno do futuro Parque Olímpico, na Baixada de Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro. O trabalho tem como ponto de partida a elaboração de um diagnóstico feito para a região de Curicica por ocasião do Programa Morar Carioca (2012), para urbanização das favelas da área, posteriormente suspenso. Trata-se de uma exploração sobre a lógica que norteia a (re)ocupação de uma área ...

  20. Función informacional de las escisiones en español

    Viviana Núñez Alvarado

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Ha sido frecuente que el español de Centroamérica como variante se ha excluido de los estudios lingüísticos, tanto de corte variacionista como teóricos, y muchos de sus aspectos estructurales no han sido abordados. En este estudio se analiza una de las estructuras con función informacional en el español de Centroamérica, las oraciones escindidas, y se concluye que tienen características propias que no concuerdan con las descripciones existentes. The Spanish of Central America is a variant which has frequently been excluded from both variationist and theoretical studies in linguistics. Many of its structural aspects have not been covered. In this study one of these structures with an informational function in the Spanish of Central America is addressed: cleft sentences. It is concluded that they have characteristics which do not coincide with existing descriptions.

  1. CRiSOL: Base de conocimiento de opiniones para el español

    Molina González, M. Dolores; Martínez Cámara, Eugenio; Martín Valdivia, María Teresa

    2015-01-01

    El presente trabajo se centra en la clasificación de polaridad de comentarios de hoteles en español (COAH) y presenta un nuevo recurso léxico, CRiSOL. Este nuevo recurso toma como base la lista de palabras de opinión iSOL, a la cual incluye los valores de polaridad de los synsets de SentiWordNet. Debido a que SentiWordNet no es un recurso para español, se ha tenido que usar como pivote la versión española de WordNet incluida en el Repositorio Central Multilingüe (MCR). Se ha desarrollado un c...

  2. Unexpected Formation of Naphtyl 1,3-Diaminopropane-2-ol Derivative through Azetidinium Ion Intermediate

    Han, Minsoo; Hahn, Hohgyu [Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul (Korea, Republic of)

    2012-11-15

    The cause of depression is commonly associated with a deficiency of monoamine neurotransmitters such as serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain. Inhibition of monoamine reuptake has been an effective pharmacological treatment of various CNS disorders.1 As a part of our continuing efforts to develop novel antidepressants for multiple therapeutic utilities, we designed diaminopropan-2-ol 1 through structure analysis and molecular modification and of currently marketed reuptake transporter based antidepressants. 3-amino-1,2-diol derivatives 7 were converted to the corresponding diaminopropan-2-ol derivatives 9 by the reaction with MsCl in the presence of triethylamine followed by the treatment of either amine or thiol. We proposed azetdinium ion 11 or azetidinium ylide 12 as an intermediate in the reaction, and prepared 7 analogues by similar manner.

  3. Narrar en español o en inglés: ¿pensamos diferente?

    Claudia Lucía Ordóñez Ordóñez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En esta investigación se estudian 36 narraciones orales en español e inglés de adolescentes colombianos y estadounidenses, de la historia gráfica Frog, where are you? Se realiza una calificación holística de las historias por expertos, análisis comparativo del discurso y análisis estadístico descriptivo, de componentes principales y de varianza en variables indicadoras de calidad en los dos grupos de cuentos. Se encontraron diferencias grandes de estilo que expanden el concepto de ‘norma’ narrativa en español e inglés. Los adolescentes colombianos elaboraron especialmente evaluación, representación temporal y conexiones lógicas, y los estadounidenses desarrollaron más eventos y orientación. Se discuten las implicaciones investigativas y educativas de los hallazgos.

  4. Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012: la olimpiada de las mujeres

    Olivera Betrán, Javier

    2012-01-01

    Los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 han sido excelentes, sin duda uno de los mejores Juegos de la historia olímpica de nuestra era. El modelo organizador y su eficiente gestión, con una mezcla del pragmatismo británico y la incorporación activa de la ciudadanía, ha sido el motor de unos Juegos magníficos que junto a unas instalaciones idóneas, prácticas y respetuosas con el medio ambiente confieren a estos Juegos la categoría de modélicos. Al acierto organizador se une el éxito de sus compe...

  5. En el umbral. El cómic español contemporáneo

    García, Santiago

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available These days, when we talk about contemporary Spanish comics, or comics produced primarily in Spain for the Spanish market, we have to contemplate two main trends: the graphic novel and the humor comics. The fall of the traditional industry opened the door to the realization of authoral ambitions that previous generations of artists couldn’t fulfil.

    En la actualidad, cuando hablamos de cómic español contemporáneo, es decir, cuando nos referimos a cómics producidos en España y para el mercado español en primer lugar, tenemos que tener en cuenta dos corrientes principalmente: la novela gráfica y el cómic de humor. La caída de la industria tradicional ha abierto el camino para que se cumplan las aspiraciones autorales que durante décadas tuvieron muchos dibujantes españoles.

  6. Desenvolvimento e validação de um novo sistema de seleção de talentos para a ginástica olímpica feminina: a Bateria PDGO Development and validation of a new system for talent selection in female artistic gymnastics: the PDGO Battery

    Patrícia Arruda de Albuquerque

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available A ginástica olímpica (GO envolve atividades motoras que exigem capacidades específicas. Todavia, há carência de testes para detectar o potencial para o desempenho na GO em idades precoces. Este estudo descreve e apresenta evidências da validade de uma bateria de testes para a seleção de talentos para GO feminina. Inicialmente, foram levantadas as atividades que vêm sendo aplicadas por especialistas em GO, na literatura e por consulta através de questionários. A partir das 30 atividades mencionadas, foi delineada uma bateria de testes com 22 atividades, aplicada em 55 crianças de cinco a nove anos de idade. Com uso de técnicas de análise fatorial, os escores fatoriais individuais foram calculados para o primeiro fator, sendo adotados como variável independente representativa do potencial das crianças para o desempenho em GO (PDGO. Uma regressão múltipla passo a passo gerou uma equação por meio da qual o PDGO era estimado a partir de apenas oito atividades. A validade cruzada da bateria e do índice PDGO foi verificada em 16 ginastas experientes e 19 crianças de escolinha. As primeiras obtiveram médias significativamente maiores (PDGO = 85,1 que as últimas (PDGO = 54,8, indicando que a bateria discriminou bem o potencial geral para o desempenho. Confirmou-se a validade construto com base na estrutura da análise fatorial, já que as atividades agruparam-se em torno de uma única dimensão do desempenho motor. Para a fidedignidade inter e intra-observadores, obtiveram-se correlações de 0,83 a 1,00, sem diferenças entre as médias nas situações observadas. Conclui-se que a bateria de testes, além de ser de aplicação rápida, simples, de baixo custo e fácil entendimento, reveste-se de validade e reprodutibilidade, podendo ser aplicada na seleção inicial de talentos para a GO. Estudos adicionais, porém, deveriam ser conduzidos para confirmação dos presentes resultados, envolvendo amostras maiores e abordagem

  7. Importancia del patrocinio en relación con los Juegos Olímpicos

    Manrique Sánchez, Sonia

    2016-01-01

    RESUMEN: El objeto de estudio de este trabajo es el patrocinio deportivo en general y el patrocinio deportivo relacionado con los Juegos Olímpicos en particular. El estudio sirve para entender el patrocinio deportivo, su importancia y evolución en las Olimpiadas y mostrar lo que supone la realización de la actividad de patrocinio deportivo para las empresas patrocinadoras, quedando latente los beneficios para ambas partes, patrocinado y patrocinador, cuando se realiza dicha actividad. D...

  8. El uso del artículo en el español de Puno

    Juan Carlos Godenzzi

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de la presente exposición es ofrecer un análisis y comentarios sobre el uso u omisión del artículo, considerando diversos contextos, a partir de datos recogidos en Puno, ciudad del sur del Perú donde convergen el quechua y el aimara con el español.

  9. Acute Consumption of Flavan-3-ol-Enriched Dark Chocolate Affects Human Endogenous Metabolism.

    Ostertag, Luisa M; Philo, Mark; Colquhoun, Ian J; Tapp, Henri S; Saha, Shikha; Duthie, Garry G; Kemsley, E Kate; de Roos, Baukje; Kroon, Paul A; Le Gall, Gwénaëlle

    2017-07-07

    Flavan-3-ols and methylxanthines have potential beneficial effects on human health including reducing cardiovascular risk. We performed a randomized controlled crossover intervention trial to assess the acute effects of consumption of flavan-3-ol-enriched dark chocolate, compared with standard dark chocolate and white chocolate, on the human metabolome. We assessed the metabolome in urine and blood plasma samples collected before and at 2 and 6 h after consumption of chocolates in 42 healthy volunteers using a nontargeted metabolomics approach. Plasma samples were assessed and showed differentiation between time points with no further separation among the three chocolate treatments. Multivariate statistics applied to urine samples could readily separate the postprandial time points and distinguish between the treatments. Most of the markers responsible for the multivariate discrimination between the chocolates were of dietary origin. Interestingly, small but significant level changes were also observed for a subset of endogenous metabolites. 1 H NMR revealed that flavan-3-ol-enriched dark chocolate and standard dark chocolate reduced urinary levels of creatinine, lactate, some amino acids, and related degradation products and increased the levels of pyruvate and 4-hydroxyphenylacetate, a phenolic compound of bacterial origin. This study demonstrates that an acute chocolate intervention can significantly affect human metabolism.

  10. Flavan-3-ols, theobromine, and the effects of cocoa and chocolate on cardiometabolic risk factors.

    Berends, Lindsey M; van der Velpen, Vera; Cassidy, Aedin

    2015-02-01

    Although there is growing interest surrounding the potential health benefits of cocoa and chocolate, the relative contribution of bioactive constituents for these effects remains unclear. This review summarizes the recent research on the cardiometabolic effects of cocoa and chocolate with a focus on two key constituents: flavan-3-ols and theobromine. Recent meta-analyses suggest beneficial cardiometabolic effects of chocolate following short-term intake, including improvements in flow-mediated dilatation, blood pressure, lipoprotein levels and biomarkers of insulin resistance. Flavan-3-ols may play a role, but it is currently unclear which specific compounds or metabolites are key. Theobromine has also been shown to improve lipoprotein levels in trials, although these findings need verification at habitual intake levels. Longer term dose-response randomized controlled trials are required to determine the sustainability of the short-term effects and the optimal dose. Quantifying levels of bioactives in intervention products and their metabolites in biological samples will facilitate the assessment of their relative impact and the underlying mechanisms of action. Promising data support the beneficial cardiometabolic effects of cocoa and chocolate intake, with significant interest in the flavan-3-ol and theobromine content. Validated biomarkers of intake together with more relevant mechanistic insights from experimental models using physiologically relevant concentrations and metabolites will continue to inform this research field.

  11. Contraste entre el acento japonés y el acento del español

    ELKIN SIERRA

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available El español ha tenido una larga historia en el Japón. Desde los tiempos en que era un medio a través del cual la iglesia católica española buscaba evangelizar a los japoneses enseñándoselo, hasta estos nuevos tiempos en los que la cultura hispanoamericana y los negocios con los diferentes países que lo tienen como lengua oficial. Sin embargo, no existen muchos estudios lingüísticos que tengan al español y al japonés como su centro de atención. El objetivo de este trabajo es reflexionar sobre la diferencia en la realización del acento en ambos idiomas y cómo este fenómeno podría causar dificultades en la percepción del acento léxico español a los hablantes del japonés que lo estudian como segunda lengua.

  12. Olümpiamängude taaselustaja Pierre de Coubertin väärtustas kauneid kunste / Malle Elvet

    Elvet, Malle

    2008-01-01

    Pierre de Coubertini elust, huvist muusika ja kunsti vastu. Saksamaal Kölnis koostatud rändnäitusest "Pierre de Coubertin ja kaunid kunstid" Eesti Spordimuuseumis. Olümpiamängud ja kultuuriprogramm

  13. Controlled shift in the tautomeric equilibrium of 4-​((phenylimino)​methyl)​naphthalen-​1-​ol

    Kamounah, Fadhil S.; Deneva, V; Manolova, y

    2013-01-01

    -​((Phenylimino)​methyl)​naphthalen-​1-​ol and 4-​((phenylimino)​methyl)​-​2-​(piperidin-​1-​ylmethyl)​naphthalen-​1-​ol have been synthesized and their tautomeric properties were investigated using mol. spectroscopy (UV-​vis absorption​/emission and NMR)​, X-​ray crystallog. anal. and quantum-​c...

  14. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR37 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Niinimaeki, R. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-11-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application to the Finnish Government in May 1999 for the Decision in Principle to choose Olkiluoto in the municipality of Eurajoki as the site of the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the decision in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 350.00 m and 45.10 m deep boreholes with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in June- August 2005. The identification numbers of the boreholes are OL-KR37 and OL-KR37B, respectively. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded information about drilling parameters. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volumes of the used drilling and flushing water were 273 m{sup 3} and 21m{sup 3} and the measured volumes of the returning water were 221m{sup 3} and 16m{sup 3} in boreholes OL-KR37 and OL-KR37B, respectively. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 106 MPa, the average Young's modulus is 40 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio is 0.20. The main rock types are migmatitic mica gneiss, granite and tonalite. Filled

  15. 100-OL-1 Operable Unit Pilot Study: XRF Evaluation of Select Pre-Hanford Orchards

    Bunn, Amoret L.; Fritz, Brad G.; Pulsipher, Brent A.; Gorton, Alicia M.; Bisping, Lynn E.; Brandenberger, Jill M.; Pino, Christian; Martinez, Dominique M.; Rana, Komal; Wellman, Dawn M.

    2014-11-20

    Prior to the acquisition of land by the U.S. Department of War in February 1943 and the creation of the Hanford Site, the land along the Columbia River was home to over 1000 people. Farming and orchard operations by both homesteaders and commercial organizations were prevalent. Orchard activities and the associated application of lead arsenate pesticide ceased in 1943, when residents were moved from the Hanford Site at the beginning of the Manhattan Project. Today, the residues from historical application of lead arsenate pesticide persist in some locations on the Hanford Site. In 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Washington State Department of Ecology established the 100-OL-1 Operable Unit (OU) through the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order, known as the Tri-Party Agreement. The pre-Hanford orchard lands identified as the 100-OL-1 OU are located south of the Columbia River and east of the present-day Vernita Bridge, and extend southeast to the former Hanford townsite. The discontinuous orchard lands within 100-OL-1 OU are approximately 20 km2 (5000 ac). A pilot study was conducted to support the approval of the remedial investigation/feasibility study work plan to evaluate the 100-OL-1 OU. This pilot study evaluated the use of a field portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer for evaluating lead and arsenic concentrations on the soil surface as an indicator of lead arsenate pesticide residues in the OU. The objectives of the pilot study included evaluating a field portable XRF analyzer as the analytical method for decision making, estimating the nature and extent of lead and arsenic in surface soils in four decision units, evaluating the results for the purpose of optimizing the sampling approach implemented in the remedial investigation, and collecting information to improve the cost estimate and planning the cultural resources review for sampling activities in the remedial investigation. Based on

  16. Monte Carlo simulation of OLS and linear mixed model inference of phenotypic effects on gene expression.

    Walker, Jeffrey A

    2016-01-01

    Self-contained tests estimate and test the association between a phenotype and mean expression level in a gene set defined a priori . Many self-contained gene set analysis methods have been developed but the performance of these methods for phenotypes that are continuous rather than discrete and with multiple nuisance covariates has not been well studied. Here, I use Monte Carlo simulation to evaluate the performance of both novel and previously published (and readily available via R) methods for inferring effects of a continuous predictor on mean expression in the presence of nuisance covariates. The motivating data are a high-profile dataset which was used to show opposing effects of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being (or happiness) on the mean expression level of a set of genes that has been correlated with social adversity (the CTRA gene set). The original analysis of these data used a linear model (GLS) of fixed effects with correlated error to infer effects of Hedonia and Eudaimonia on mean CTRA expression. The standardized effects of Hedonia and Eudaimonia on CTRA gene set expression estimated by GLS were compared to estimates using multivariate (OLS) linear models and generalized estimating equation (GEE) models. The OLS estimates were tested using O'Brien's OLS test, Anderson's permutation [Formula: see text]-test, two permutation F -tests (including GlobalAncova), and a rotation z -test (Roast). The GEE estimates were tested using a Wald test with robust standard errors. The performance (Type I, II, S, and M errors) of all tests was investigated using a Monte Carlo simulation of data explicitly modeled on the re-analyzed dataset. GLS estimates are inconsistent between data sets, and, in each dataset, at least one coefficient is large and highly statistically significant. By contrast, effects estimated by OLS or GEE are very small, especially relative to the standard errors. Bootstrap and permutation GLS distributions suggest that the GLS results in

  17. Monte Carlo simulation of OLS and linear mixed model inference of phenotypic effects on gene expression

    Jeffrey A. Walker

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Background Self-contained tests estimate and test the association between a phenotype and mean expression level in a gene set defined a priori. Many self-contained gene set analysis methods have been developed but the performance of these methods for phenotypes that are continuous rather than discrete and with multiple nuisance covariates has not been well studied. Here, I use Monte Carlo simulation to evaluate the performance of both novel and previously published (and readily available via R methods for inferring effects of a continuous predictor on mean expression in the presence of nuisance covariates. The motivating data are a high-profile dataset which was used to show opposing effects of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being (or happiness on the mean expression level of a set of genes that has been correlated with social adversity (the CTRA gene set. The original analysis of these data used a linear model (GLS of fixed effects with correlated error to infer effects of Hedonia and Eudaimonia on mean CTRA expression. Methods The standardized effects of Hedonia and Eudaimonia on CTRA gene set expression estimated by GLS were compared to estimates using multivariate (OLS linear models and generalized estimating equation (GEE models. The OLS estimates were tested using O’Brien’s OLS test, Anderson’s permutation ${r}_{F}^{2}$ r F 2 -test, two permutation F-tests (including GlobalAncova, and a rotation z-test (Roast. The GEE estimates were tested using a Wald test with robust standard errors. The performance (Type I, II, S, and M errors of all tests was investigated using a Monte Carlo simulation of data explicitly modeled on the re-analyzed dataset. Results GLS estimates are inconsistent between data sets, and, in each dataset, at least one coefficient is large and highly statistically significant. By contrast, effects estimated by OLS or GEE are very small, especially relative to the standard errors. Bootstrap and permutation GLS

  18. Thermal conductivities and diffusivities of rocks in four shallow ONKALO holes and drillholes OL-KR46 and OL-KR56

    Korpisalo, A.; Suppala, I.; Kukkonen, I.; Koskinen, T.

    2013-11-01

    The thermal drillhole device (76 mm drillholes) used in this study for determining thermal properties of rocks in situ was developed and constructed under TERO projects in Geological Survey of Finland with Posiva in early 2000's. After the renovation of the device in 2010, the new TERO76 device has now been taken into the productive use. In addition to the numerical inversion technique a rapid interpretation tool makes it possible to calculate the first estimates of thermal properties of the measurements already in the field. The thermal properties of the measurements are estimated by using both a numerical optimization and a simple solution of infinite line model. Because of the unique measurement geometry only the thermal conductivities can directly be estimated accurately (5 %) using the late times of heating periods. The methods can't directly give the thermal diffusivities or heat capacities at a necessary accuracy. However, thermal diffusivities can be estimated by using the specific heat capacities and densities of the known rock types or the laboratory results on diffusivity-conductivity relationship of different Olkiluoto rock types. The latter technique is applied in this study. Thermal properties were measured in four shallow ONKALO drillholes (ONK-PP379, ONK-PP380, ONK-PP381, ONK-PP382) in the Demonstration tunnel 2 (ONK-TDT-4399-30) at +420 m level and in deep drillholes OL-KR46 and OL-KR56 from the surface. In the drillholes in tunnel, the average numerical values fall within 3.31 and 4.19 Wm - 1 K- 1 for the conductivities and 1.75-2.26 x 10 -6 m 2 s -1 for the diffusivities. The corresponding analytical values are within 3.19-3.99 Wm -1 K -1 and 1.68-2.15 x 10 -6 m 2 s -1 . In drillholes OL-KR46 and OL-KR56, the average numerical values fall within 3.42-4.06 and 3.30-3.77 Wm -1 K -1 for the conductivities and 1.81-2.18 and 1.75-2.02 x 10 -6 m 2 s -1 for the diffusivities. The corresponding average analytical conductivities fall within 3.22-3.81 and

  19. U Jóok'ol T'aan, "La salida del habla" U Jóok'ol T'aan, "The Coming Out of Speech"

    Hilario Chi Canul

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En este escrito pretendo desarrollar la concepción, la metodología, epistemología, la didáctica y la pedagogía que está detras de U jóok'ol t'aan, "La salida del habla", desde y con las voces de algunas madres mayas, obtenidas mediante una investigación etnográfica que forma parte de mi investigación de tesis "La vitalidad del Maaya T'aan. Estudio etnográfico de la comunicación intergeneracional de los mayas de Naranjal Poniente". Por otro lado, también examino la enseñanza escolarizada de la lengua maya, específicamente el currículo estatal que se emplea para la enseñanza de la lengua maya, y la contrapongo con la adquisición de la misma lengua en las familias para generar caminos hacia una posible interculturalización de la enseñanza de las lenguas indígenas.In this writing I am trying to develop the conception of the methodology, epistemology, didactics and the pedagogy that are standing of the u jóok'ol t'aan, "the exit of the speech", from and with the voices of some Mayan mothers, obtained by means of an ethnographic investigation that comprises of my thesis research, "La vitalidad del Maaya T'aan. Estudio etnográfico de la comunicación intergeneracional de los mayas de Naranjal Poniente". On the other hand, also I try to work and oppose the sent to school education of the Mayan language, specifically the state curriculum that is used for teaching Mayan language, with the acquisition of the same language in the families, to generate ways towards a possible interculturalization of the education of the indigenous languages.

  20. Speed of sound in saturated aliphatic alcohols (propan-2-ol, butan-2-ol, and 2-methylpropan-1-ol) and alkanediols (ethane-1,2-diol, propane-1,2- and -1,3-diol) at temperature between 253.15 K and 353.15 K and pressures up to 30 MPa

    Dávila, María J.; Gedanitz, Holger; Span, Roland

    2016-01-01

    Highlights: • Speed of sound measurements were made in aliphatic alcohols and alkanediols. • Speeds of sound were measured in a wide temperature and pressure range. • A pulse-echo method with a double path type sensor operating at 8 MHz was employed. • A double polynomial equation was used to fit the experimental speed of sound data. • The accurate results were compared with available literature sources. - Abstract: Speeds of sound have been measured in three saturated aliphatic alcohols (propan-2-ol, butan-2-ol, and 2-methylpropan-1-ol) and three alkanediols (ethane-1,2-diol, propane-1,2- and -1,3-diol) in the temperature range from (253.15 to 353.15) K and pressures up to 30 MPa by use of a pulse-echo method with a double path type sensor operating at 8 MHz. The expanded overall uncertainties (k = 2) in the speed of sound measurements are estimated to be 0.013% for propan-2-ol, 0.019% for butan-2-ol, 0.01% for 2-methylpropan-1-ol, 0.009% for ethane-1,2-diol, 0.02% for propane-1,2-diol, and 0.07% for propane-1,3-diol. Experimental speeds of sound data were correlated with the temperature and pressure with an empirical double polynomial equation. Our results were also compared with the available literature data and a satisfactory agreement was found.

  1. Perspectivas sobre la eficiencia del sistema portuario español

    Medal Bartual, A.

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La Ley 33/2010, de 5 de agosto, señala explícitamente “la exigencia de adoptar en España medidas que mejoren la gestión de nuestros puertos y su eficiencia, impulsando su competitividad en una coyuntura de fuerte competencia internacional”. Con este objeto, el presente artículo analiza las perspectivas futuras sobre la eficiencia de los puertos que integran el actual Sistema Portuario Español, tanto a corto como a medio plazo. Con ello pretendemos dar respuesta a cuestiones cómo qué nivel de eficiencia van a tener los puertos españoles en el futuro, qué puertos van a liderar el panorama portuario español en los próximos años, o cuál será el ranking jerárquico de dichas entidades en función de su nivel de eficiencia. Las respuestas a las mismas permitirán a los gestores portuarios tomar las medidas oportunas para mejorar la gestión de los puertos en la línea propuesta por la citada Ley. Para el análisis de la eficiencia previsible del Sistema Portuario Español hemos aplicado la metodología DEA con tolerancias, partiendo de las previsiones realizadas por el Organismo Público Puertos del Estado y recogidas en el Plan Estratégico de Infraestructuras y Transportes del 2009.

  2. El español coloquial en clase de E/LE. Actividades y consejos

    David Giménez Folqués

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available : En clase de E/LE resulta fundamental, además de trabajar el léxico general, realizar un aporte del aspecto lexicológico coloquial, en cuanto a voces y locuciones fraseológicas que supongan para el alumno un conocimiento de este ámbito, que por otro lado resultará imprescindible en el empleo del español. En primer lugar, es importante que el profesor de E/LE conozca la definición exacta de lo que significa el «español coloquial». Una vez delimitado este concepto, el siguiente paso es el de elegir y emplear actividades que resulten significativas para sus destinatarios. De esta manera, se pretende ofrecer a los docentes de esta área herramientas en forma de consejos y actividades para que puedan llevar a cabo esta labor y enseñar al alumno la importancia de aprender el léxico coloquial en su vida diaria. Palabras clave: español coloquial, lexicología coloquial, actividades E/LE.   Colloquial Spanish in E/LE class. Activities and advices   Abstract: Colloquial Spanish is essential for students of Spanish as a foreign language, in order to acquire the colloquial lexicon of the Spanish language and use it in their daily lives. Firstly, it is very important that the teacher knows the exact definition of "colloquial Spanish". The next step is to know how to choose and use activities that are significant for their students. In this sense, we want to offer useful tools and activities that they can use to teach their students the importance of learning the colloquial lexicon. Keywords: colloquial Spanish, colloquial lexicology, E/LE activities.

  3. La formación inicial de profesores de español como lengua extranjera en Marruecos: Evolución histórica y perspectivas

    Magdalena Roldán Romero

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available La Charte de l’Éducation et de la Formation, promulgada en 1999 por el rey Mohamed VI, puso en marcha una ambiciosa reforma del sistema educativo marroquí. En aplicación de sus principios, en el curso 2012-2013 se inaugura una nueva organización en la formación inicial de profesores que supone un cambio de modelo. Conocer cuál ha sido la trayectoria de esta formación en el ámbito de los profesores de español y cuáles son las líneas generales de la reforma que se avecina, son el objetivo de este trabajo, que incluye referencias sobre la evolución de la enseñanza del español en Marruecos. The Charte de l'Éducation et de la Formation, enacted in 1999 by King Mohamed VI, launched an ambitious reform of the Moroccan educational system. In application of its principles, in the 2012-2013 academic year opens a new organization in the initial training of teachers representing a paradigm shift. Knowing what has been the history of this formation in the area of Spanish teachers and what are the outlines of the reform looming, are the focus of this paper, which includes references to the evolution of teaching Spanish in Morocco.

  4. Una propuesta de aprendizaje por proyectos en el aula de Español de Negocios

    Iolanda Nieves de la Vega

    2016-01-01

    Este artículo tiene como objetivo mostrar las ventajas del aprendizaje por proyectos (APP) como herramienta metodológica en el marco de un curso de Español de Negocios, compartir con otros docentes el planteamiento teórico y el proceso de creación de un proyecto a partir de la realización de un «estudio de mercado» y hacer una serie de consideraciones prácticas que favorezcan la implicación de los estudiantes en la realización de un trabajo cooperativo y la toma de consciencia de la relevanci...

  5. Percepción del e-commerce en el sector textil español

    Reig Torregrosa, Rafael

    2017-01-01

    Este trabajo de fin de grado tratará sobre el e-commerce en el sector textil español, se estudiará ligeramente su origen y evolución, sus aspectos clave y las preocupaciones de los consumidores para así poder entender las claves por las cuales se ha extendido tan rápidamente en nuestra sociedad, veremos cómo ha cambiado el comportamiento del consumidor y veremos ligeramente que tendencias podría seguir el e-commerce. Comprobaremos también como las redes sociales son a día de hoy muy important...

  6. Principales problemas de traducción en el doblaje italiano-español

    Ortega Paredes, Laura

    2015-01-01

    La traducción para doblaje resulta especialmente complicada debido a las restricciones causadas por la cohesión entre el texto y la imagen. En el presente trabajo trataremos ciertos problemas generales de traducción cuya dificultad se ve acentuada en el caso del doblaje y también otros problemas propios de este tipo de traducción. Trabajaremos con la combinación italiano-español, por lo que algunos de los problemas a tratar serán problemas específicos de esta lengua La traducció pel doblat...

  7. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR3B at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-10-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 530.60 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in summer 2005. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock in the area, where a new shaft with a diameter of 3 m is planned to be located. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR38. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded information about drilling parameters. The objective of these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 473m{sup 3} and the measured volume of the returning water was about 38m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR38. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Devitool Peewee. The results of the EMS measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR38 deviates 1.02 m south and 0.58 m west from the target point at the borehole depth of 525 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 106

  8. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR32 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2004

    Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-01-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, the ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled a 191.81 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in November 2004. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality and the location of the fractured zones R20A and R20B and the fractured zones near rock surface noticed in investigation trench TK8. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR32. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded as well as the pressure of the drilling water. The objective of these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 93 m{sup 3} and the measured volume of the returning water was about 6 m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR32. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR32 deviates 4.42 m right and 4.66 m up at the borehole depth of 189 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 130 MPa, the average Young's modulus is 47 GPa and

  9. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR36 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Niinimaeki, R.; Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-07-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 205.17 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in May 2005. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock and the anomalous part of the bedrock and quality and the location of the fractured zones R19A and R19B. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR36. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded information about drilling measurements. The objective of all these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 117 m{sup 3} and the measured volume of the returning water was about 51m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR36. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR36 deviates 10.34 m left and 7.11 m up at the borehole depth of 204 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 126

  10. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR35 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-07-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 100.87 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in May 2005. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock and the anomalous part of the bedrock and quality and the location of the fractured zones R19A and R19B. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR35. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded information about drilling parameters. The objective of all measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 53 m{sup 3} and the measured volume of the returning water was about 25 m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR35. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR35 deviates 0.49 m right and 0.30 m up at the borehole depth of 99 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 90 MPa, the

  11. La imagen del turismo cultural en Cuba percibida por el mercado español

    Yamilé Pérez Guilarte

    2015-01-01

    El turismo cultural, percibido no solo como las visitas a sitios y monumentos históricos, sino ampliado al conocimiento de la forma de vida y tradiciones de las poblaciones locales, podría constituir una importante alternativa para Cuba. La presente investigación tiene como objetivos determinar si Cuba es apreciada como un destino cultural desde la perspectiva del mercado español e identificar cuáles son sus elementos distintivos. Por medio de un cuestionario realizado a 400 españoles, se eva...

  12. Pedidos y saludos en español peruano y en sueco

    Pettersson, Camilla

    2012-01-01

    El objetivo de este estudio es mostrar diferencias y similitudes en la comunicación en los actos de habla de pedir y de saludar en el español de la variante peruana y en el sueco, y además acercarnos a eventuales problemas que puedan surgir en el encuentro entre estas dos culturas. Muchos autores han realizado estudios sobre actos de habla en relación con la cortesía, pero ninguno se ha centrado en estos dos actos de habla específicos entre las culturas peruana y sueca, es por ello interesant...

  13. Literatura expandida: el fenómeno fanfiction en español

    Sanz Martínez, Sandra

    2017-01-01

    En este trabajo se pretende abordar el estudio del llamado “fenómeno fanfiction”, un fenómeno que ha sacudido internet en las últimas décadas y que supone una nueva forma de creación de literatura. La creación de fanfiction supone la realización de una obra, normalmente narrativa, cuyo contenido contiene aspectos de una obra de ficción publicada, siempre sin ánimo de lucro. Departamento de Literatura Española y Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada Grado en Español: Lengua y...

  14. META: Modelo Español de Tarificación de Carreteras

    Di Ciommo, Floridea; Aparicio Mourelo, Ángel; Álvarez San Jaime, Óscar; Bonnelly, Carlos; Robusté Antón, Francesc; Saurí Marchán, Sergi; Salas Rondón, Miller Humberto; Argote Cabañero, Juan; Monzón de Cáceres, Andrés; Miralles, Enrique; Nevado, Ignacio; Vergara, Carles; Abadia, Xavier; Vicente Solano, José; Condeço-Melhorado, Ana

    2011-01-01

    El objetivo principal del proyecto consiste en definir una estructura tarifaria por el uso de las principales carreteras del Estado español que permita una mejora de la eficiencia del transporte, considerando el marco legal que existe en la Unión Europea en materia de tarifación de carreteras: se trata de establecer un modelo de tarifación por el uso de la infraestructura basado en los diferentes costes externos que se derivan del transporte por carretera.

  15. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR32 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2004

    Rautio, T.

    2005-01-01

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, the ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled a 191.81 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in November 2004. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality and the location of the fractured zones R20A and R20B and the fractured zones near rock surface noticed in investigation trench TK8. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR32. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded as well as the pressure of the drilling water. The objective of these measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 93 m 3 and the measured volume of the returning water was about 6 m 3 in borehole OL-KR32. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OL-KR32 deviates 4.42 m right and 4.66 m up at the borehole depth of 189 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 130 MPa, the average Young's modulus is 47 GPa and the average Poisson

  16. La Cultura mediterránea en los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona'92

    Moragas Spà, Miquel de,

    1993-01-01

    En este artículo publicado en la revista INCOM, se describe y analiza la presencia de elementos mediterráneos en las ceremonias de los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona'92. Dans cet article publié dans la revue INCOM, il est décrit et analyse la présence d'éléments méditerranéens dans les cérémonies des Jeux Olympiques de Barcelona'92.

  17. Your Digestive System (For Kids)

    ... Dig That Digestive System Print en español Tu sistema digestivo So there you are, sitting at lunch, ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  18. Excess Molar Volume and Apparent Molar Volume of Binary Mixtures of 2—Methyl—3—buten—2—ol with 1—Alcohol at 298.15K

    LIUDixia; LIHaoran; 等

    2002-01-01

    Excess molar volumes (VmE) of binary mixtures of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol[CH3C(OH)(CH3)CHCH2] with four 1-alcohols:methanol,ethanol,1-propanol and 1-butanol at 298.15K and atmospheric pressure are derived from density measurements with a vibrating-tube densimeter.All the excess volumes are negative in the systems over the entire composition range. The results are correlated with the Redlich-Kister equation.The effects of chain length of 1-alcohols on VmE are discussed.The apparent molar volumes of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol and 1-alcohols are calculated respectively.

  19. Simple time-saving method for iron determination based on fluorescence quenching of an azaflavanon-3-ol compound.

    Başoğlu, Aysel; Tosun, Gonca; Ocak, Miraç; Alp, Hakan; Yaylı, Nurettin; Ocak, Ümmühan

    2015-03-18

    A simple and time-saving spectrofluorometric method developed using an azaflavanon-3-ol compound was used for the determination of iron in various food samples. Nitric acid and hydrogen peroxide were used for digestion of samples in a closed microwave system. The method was validated by analyzing two certified reference materials (CRM-SA-C Sandy Soil C and Mixed Polish Herbs INCT-MPH-2). Measurements were carried out using a modified standard addition method. The standard addition graph was linear until 21.6 mg/L in the determination of iron(III). Detection and quantification limits were 0.81 and 2.4 mg/L, respectively. Satisfactory accuracy was obtained for spinach, dill, mint, purslane, rocket, red lentils, dry beans, and two iron medicinal tablets. High recoveries were found for streamwater samples fortified at three different concentrations. The method is simple, time-saving, cost-effective, and suitable for the determination of the iron content of foods.

  20. Studies of quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK19 on the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Huhta, P.

    2013-07-01

    The Quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK19 were studied by the Geological Survey of Finland in October 2012. Samples for grain size determinations were taken from 3 vertical profiles, placed about 20-25 m apart along the trench. Two till units was sampled separately. The profiles extended from the soil surface down to bedrock. The samples were first dried in the laboratory after which they were sieved. In addition, the grain size distribution of the < 63 μm fraction was analyzed with the Sedigraph 5100 instrument. Sedimentological observations of the sampling profiles were documented in field by drawing them on a field observation form and the profiles were photographed using a digital camera. In addition, the excavated section was photographed along its whole length. The till cover in OL-TK19 consists of two parts. The surface layer of the till is oxidized, brownish grey sandy till, whereas the lower layer is unoxidized, grey silty till. Dark grey silty till as in the bottom of investigation trenches OL-TK13 and OL-TK14 was not found in this trench. The till layers in OL-TK19 was deposited in the last flow phase of the Weichselian continental ice. Bedrock striations indicate that the ice moved in a NW-SE direction. The till beds smooth bedrock topography. The tills showed no signs of disturbance related to bedrock movements. (orig.)

  1. Lengua, cultura e identidad. El mapudungun versus el español

    Cancino, Rita

    Lengua, cultura e identidad: El Mapudungun versus el español. El caso de los mapuches de Chile.Durante los últimos años, en muchos países latinoamericanos, se han creado políticas lingüísticas que reconocen a las lenguas originarias como lenguas oficiales junto con el español. Sin embargo, en Chile...... interna del Mapudungún dando lugar a muchos préstamos lingüísticos innecesarios. Durante los últimos años se ha producido un proceso de recuperación de la cultura mapuche en la juventud en general. Ha habido una reconversión a la identidad mapuche con una recuperación del idioma mapuche y de los apellidos....... Especificidad de la relación lengua/cultura. En RLA. Revista de lingüística teórica y aplicada, 25, pp. 25-37.Disponible enhttp://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=16301.UNICEF (2011). Incluir, sumar y escuchar: Infancia y adolescencia indígena. Disponible en http...

  2. Los últimos días del gobierno español en Colombia

    Adelaida Sourdis Nájera

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Con la derrota de los españoles en Boyacá, el 7 de agosto de 1819, cayó Santafé la capital del virreinato de Nueva Granada en manos de los patriotas colombianos, pero no así el Estado español. El virrey Sámano y la Real Audiencia huyeron a refugiarse en Cartagena de Indias en donde continuaron gobernando. El conflicto entre Sámano, partidario del absolutismo monárquico, y Gabriel de Torres, gobernador de Cartagena, de ideas liberales,pronto se manifestó. Al negarse el virrey a jurar la Constitución de Cádiz restablecida en España en 1820, el gobernador, con fundamento en dicha carta, lo depuso y asumió el poder político y militar. Sámano se embarcó hacia Cuba y Torres quedó como único y legítimo Jefe del Estado español en lo que quedaba de la Nueva Granada. Defendió valientemente esta postrera posesión de la monarquía hasta que, asediado por el ejércitocolombiano comandado por Mariano Montilla y la armada por José Padilla, no tuvo másremedio que rendirse y entregar la Plaza Fuerte a los colombianos el 10 de octubre de 1821. Se embarcó con sus tropas hacia Cuba para nunca más volver.

  3. The seismic response and floor spectra of OL3 NPP buildings in Finland

    Pentti Varpasuo

    2005-01-01

    The purpose of the present work is the computation of seismic response and floor spectra of the nuclear power plant OL3 buildings in Olkiluoto. The following OL3 plant buildings were included in the analysis: 1. the Reactor Building UJA/UJB; 2. the Safeguard Buildings UJH/UJK 1-4; 3. and the Fuel Building UFA The in-structure spectra were generated using the ground motion response spectra documented in YVL GUIDE 2.6 'Seismic events at nuclear power plants' issued by Finnish Centre of Radiation Protection. The floor spectra were computed for the following equipment damping values: 2%, 4%, 7%, and 10%. The joint model for the plant buildings was generated. All analyses were linear and the direct time integration method was used with time step of 0.001 sec. All response runs were carried out with MSC/Nastran general purpose structural analysis program. The development of floor spectra has been carried out in accordance with the US NRC -Regulatory Guide 1.122: 'Development of Floor Design Response Spectra for Seismic Design of Floor-Supported Equipment or Components'. The response results show that the dominant frequencies of the reactor building are located around 5 Hz in frequency space and that the typical amplification of spectral peaks for 4% damping is from 8 -10 times when compared to peak ground acceleration. (authors)

  4. On the calibration process of film dosimetry: OLS inverse regression versus WLS inverse prediction

    Crop, F; Thierens, H; Rompaye, B Van; Paelinck, L; Vakaet, L; Wagter, C De

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this study was both putting forward a statistically correct model for film calibration and the optimization of this process. A reliable calibration is needed in order to perform accurate reference dosimetry with radiographic (Gafchromic) film. Sometimes, an ordinary least squares simple linear (in the parameters) regression is applied to the dose-optical-density (OD) curve with the dose as a function of OD (inverse regression) or sometimes OD as a function of dose (inverse prediction). The application of a simple linear regression fit is an invalid method because heteroscedasticity of the data is not taken into account. This could lead to erroneous results originating from the calibration process itself and thus to a lower accuracy. In this work, we compare the ordinary least squares (OLS) inverse regression method with the correct weighted least squares (WLS) inverse prediction method to create calibration curves. We found that the OLS inverse regression method could lead to a prediction bias of up to 7.3 cGy at 300 cGy and total prediction errors of 3% or more for Gafchromic EBT film. Application of the WLS inverse prediction method resulted in a maximum prediction bias of 1.4 cGy and total prediction errors below 2% in a 0-400 cGy range. We developed a Monte-Carlo-based process to optimize calibrations, depending on the needs of the experiment. This type of thorough analysis can lead to a higher accuracy for film dosimetry

  5. (--Catechin in Cocoa and Chocolate: Occurence and Analysis of an Atypical Flavan-3-ol Enantiomer

    Rudolf Galensa

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Cocoa contains high levels of different flavonoids. In the present study, the enantioseparation of catechin and epicatechin in cocoa and cocoa products by chiral capillary electrophoresis (CCE was performed. A baseline separation of the catechin and epicatechin enantiomers was achieved by using 0.1 mol·L−1 borate buffer (pH 8.5 with 12 mmol·L-1 (2-hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin as chiral selector, a fused-silica capillary with 50 cm effective length (75 μm I.D., +18 kV applied voltage, a temperature of 20°C and direct UV detection at 280 nm. To avoid comigration or coelution of other similar substances, the flavan-3-ols were isolated and purified using polyamide-solid-phase-extraction and LC-MS analysis. As expected, we found (--epicatechin and (+-catechin inunfermented, dried, unroasted cocoa beans. In contrast, roasted cocoa beans and cocoa products additionally contained the atypical flavan-3-ol (--catechin. This is generally formed during the manufacturing process by an epimerization which converts (--epicatechin to its epimer (--catechin. High temperatures during the cocoa bean roasting process and particularly the alkalization of the cocoa powder are the main factors inducing the epimerization reaction. In addition to the analysis of cocoa and cocoa products, peak ratios were calculated for a better differentiation of the cocoa products.

  6. Nueva edición del diccionario de uso del español

    Arboleda Toro Rubén

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available

    ¡Cuánto hemos disfrutado el Diccionario de Uso del Español de María Moliner, o simplemente el Diccionario de María Moliner, como más se le conoce, deteniéndonos ya en el significado de un afijo español, ya en las acepciones de una palabra, en la etimología de otra, en modismos donde aparece la de más allá o en la reunión de miembros de una familia de palabras, tan útil en esas primeras incursiones morfológicas! Dos tomos de aproximadamente mil quinientas páginas cada uno, fruto de la rigurosa labor de entre cinco y diez horas diarias de una sola persona, una mujer zaragozana, madre de cuatro hijos del matrimonio con Fernando Ramón y Ferrando, catedrático de física de la Universidad de Valencia.

  7. La imagen del turismo cultural en Cuba percibida por el mercado español

    Yamilé Pérez Guilarte

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available El turismo cultural, percibido no solo como las visitas a sitios y monumentos históricos, sino ampliado al conocimiento de la forma de vida y tradiciones de las poblaciones locales, podría constituir una importante alternativa para Cuba. La presente investigación tiene como objetivos determinar si Cuba es apreciada como un destino cultural desde la perspectiva del mercado español e identificar cuáles son sus elementos distintivos. Por medio de un cuestionario realizado a 400 españoles, se evalúan los dos componentes de la imagen de un destino: el cognitivo y el afectivo. El estudio revela una preferencia por el turismo cultural y señala a la gente, la música, al Centro Histórico de La Habana y el estilo de vida como los elementos distintivos de Cuba. Estos resultados contribuyen a un diseño más efectivo de la promoción turística en el mercado español, aunque se recomienda ampliar el estudio a otros mercados potenciales.

  8. Microwave Assisted Enzymatic Kinetic Resolution of (±-1-Phenyl-2-propyn-1-ol in Nonaqueous Media

    Saravanan Devendran

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Kinetic resolution of 1-phenyl-2-propyn-1-ol, an important chiral synthon, was studied through trans-esterification with acyl acetate to investigate synergism between microwave irradiation and enzyme catalysis. Lipases from different microbial origins were employed for the kinetic resolution of (R/S-1-phenyl-2-propyn-1-ol, among which Candida antarctica lipase B, immobilized on acrylic resin (Novozym 435, was found to be the best catalyst in n-hexane as solvent. Vinyl acetate was the most effective among different acyl esters studied. The effect of various parameters was studied in a systematic manner. Definite synergism between microwave and enzyme was observed. The initial rate was improved around 1.28 times under microwave irradiation than conventional heating. Under optimum conditions, maximum conversion (48.78% and high enantiomeric excess (93.25% were obtained in 2 h. From modeling studies, it is concluded that the reaction follows the Ping-Pong bi-bi mechanism with dead end alcohol inhibition. Kinetic parameters were obtained by using nonlinear regression. This process is green, clean, and easily scalable as compared to the chemical process.

  9. Norma categorial para el español de Bogotá, Colombia

    Albeiro Miguel Angel Ramirez Sarmiento

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo presentamos los resultados de un estudio elaborado en Bogotá con 210 estudiantesuniversitarios de 5 instituciones con diferentes características sociodemográficas, con el fin de establecer las normas categoriales léxicas. Se utilizaron las 56 categorías léxicosemánticas usadas en el clásico estudio de Battig y Motague (1969 y se recogieron más de 7800 palabras que fueron organizadas por rango y moda. En la revisión bibliográfica realizada no se encontraron trabajos de esta naturaleza para el español colombiano (o latinoamericano, y se espera que sus resultados sean usados en protocolos para el campo de la terapia del lenguaje y los estudios psicolingüísticos. Los datos recogidos fueron comparados con uno de los estudios de norma categorial realizados para el español ibérico

  10. Fracture-specific pressure measurements at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki drillhole OL-KR39

    Ripatti, K.; Poellaenen, J.; Hurmerinta, E.; Rouhiainen, P.

    2011-12-01

    An option was built to the Posiva Flow Log, Difference flow method (PFL DIFF). A double packer device was combined together with a PFL DIFF probe. The new tool was needed for measurements of the very low hydraulic head. Indications of these were detected earlier in some fractures of drillhole OL-KR39. The target fractures could be measured with the accurate absolute pressure sensor in the PFL DIFF probe. Principles of the methods and the results of measurements are presented in this report. The measurements were carried out in drillhole OL-KR39 at the Olkiluoto investigation site between April 2011 and May 2011. The device used includes a sensor for single point resistance (SPR). SPR measurement is used to place the device accurately on the chosen fracture. The section length limited by the packers is about 1 m. The measurements were carried out in natural (i.e. un-pumped) conditions. The same measuring program was employed in all chosen fractures. Electrical conductivity (EC) of drillhole water and flow rate along the drillhole were also measured in conjunction with the pressure measurements. (orig.)

  11. Terpinen-4-ol, tyrosol, and β-lapachone as potential antifungals against dimorphic fungi

    Raimunda Sâmia Nogueira Brilhante

    Full Text Available Abstract This study aimed to evaluate the in vitro antifungal activity of terpinen-4-ol, tyrosol, and β-lapachone against strains of Coccidioides posadasii in filamentous phase (n = 22 and Histoplasma capsulatum in both filamentous (n = 40 and yeast phases (n = 13, using the broth dilution methods as described by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, to determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC and minimum fungicidal concentration (MFC of these compounds. The mechanisms of action of these compounds were also investigated by analyzing their effect on cell membrane permeability and ergosterol synthesis. The MIC and MFCf these compounds against C. posadasii, mycelial H. capsulatum, and yeast-like H. capsulatum, were in the following ranges: 350-5720 µg/mL, 20-2860 µg/mL, and 40-1420 µg/mL, respectively for terpinen-4-ol; 250-4000 µg/mL, 30-2000 µg/mL, and 10-1000 µg/mL, respectively, for tyrosol; and 0.48-7.8 µg/mL, 0.25-16 µg/mL, and 0.125-4 µg/mL, respectively for β-lapachone. These compounds showed a decrease in MIC when the samples were subjected to osmotic stress, suggesting that the compounds acted on the fungal membrane. All the compounds were able to reduce the ergosterol content of the fungal strains. Finally, tyrosol was able to cause a leakage of intracellular molecules.

  12. Una caza del tesoro para aprender la pronunciación del español

    Xose Padilla García

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available El grupo Pronuncia bien surgió en el seno del Máster de Enseñanza de español einglés como L2/LE de la Universidad de Alicante bajo la dirección del profesor Xose A.Padilla. El objetivo de nuestro grupo es elaborar instrumentos de aprendizaje quepermitan mejorar la pronunciación de estudiantes de E/LE de manera eficaz y divertida.A día de hoy, el grupo ha creado materiales didácticos dirigidos especialmente aestudiantes cuya lengua de origen sea el inglés o el italiano. La creación de lasherramientas didácticas y de evaluación propiamente dichas se basa en los principios delMétodo Verbo-Tonal (MVT, en las propuestas del enfoque comunicativo, y en el usode las nuevas tecnologías (TICs. Tenemos en cuenta, asimismo, las directrices delMarco Común Europeo de Referencia para las lenguas (MCER y los consejos del PlanCurricular del Instituto Cervantes (PCIC sobre la enseñanza del español.

  13. Una caza del tesoro para aprender la pronunciación del español

    Xose Padilla García

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available El grupo Pronuncia bien surgió en el seno del Máster de Enseñanza de español e inglés como L2/LE de la Universidad de Alicante bajo la dirección del profesor Xose A.Padilla. El objetivo de nuestro grupo es elaborar instrumentos de aprendizaje que permitan mejorar la pronunciación de estudiantes de E/LE de manera eficaz y divertida.A día de hoy, el grupo ha creado materiales didácticos dirigidos especialmente a estudiantes cuya lengua de origen sea el inglés o el italiano. La creación de las herramientas didácticas y de evaluación propiamente dichas se basa en los principios del Método Verbo-Tonal (MVT, en las propuestas del enfoque comunicativo, y en el uso de las nuevas tecnologías (TICs. Tenemos en cuenta, asimismo, las directrices del Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las lenguas (MCER y los consejos del Plan Curricular del Instituto Cervantes (PCIC sobre la enseñanza del español.

  14. La mujer española y el cine español

    Dolores Barbazán Capeáns

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available El cine es un elemento motivador para el aprendizaje de español como lenguaextranjera, así como un recurso didáctico esencial (Romea 2003, Brandimonte 2003.Con el uso del cine en clase de lenguas se les introducen a los estudiantes contenidosculturales, sociales y económicos (Herrero 2008. El objetivo de este trabajo es lapresentación de una unidad didáctica sobre las mujeres españolas y el cine español,dirigida a estudiantes chinos en un contexto de inmersión en Tarragona. Los estudiantestienen un nivel B2 siguiendo el Marco Común Europeo de Referencia: enseñanza,aprendizaje y evaluación (MCER 2002. Se sigue un enfoque comunicativo por tareas.La duración de la unidad didáctica es de aproximadamente cuatro horas y media. Suaplicación en el aula ha resultado enriquecedora y contó con muy buena acogida porparte de los estudiantes.

  15. La mujer española y el cine español

    Dolores Barbazán Capeáns

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available El cine es un elemento motivador para el aprendizaje de español como lengua extranjera, así como un recurso didáctico esencial (Romea 2003, Brandimonte 2003.Con el uso del cine en clase de lenguas se les introducen a los estudiantes contenidos culturales, sociales y económicos (Herrero 2008. El objetivo de este trabajo es la presentación de una unidad didáctica sobre las mujeres españolas y el cine español,dirigida a estudiantes chinos en un contexto de inmersión en Tarragona. Los estudiantes tienen un nivel B2 siguiendo el Marco Común Europeo de Referencia: enseñanza,aprendizaje y evaluación (MCER 2002. Se sigue un enfoque comunicativo por tareas.La duración de la unidad didáctica es de aproximadamente cuatro horas y media. Su aplicación en el aula ha resultado enriquecedora y contó con muy buena acogida por parte de los estudiantes.

  16. Las influencias de Bakunin y Kropotkin sobre el movimiento libertario español

    Frank Mintz

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available El autor hace hincapié en el peso de la visión bakuninista en el inicio del movimiento sindical español y de paso trata de trazar líneas de separación entre el sindicalismo libertario y el movimiento anarquista. Insiste también en la profunda influencia de Kropotkin entre la militancia de la CNT.El autor considera que el movimiento libertario español (con su honda tradición sindical es inseparable de Bakunin y Kropotkin.Palabras claves:  CNT, Movimiento libertario, Bakunin, Kropotkin____________________ABSTRACT:The author emphasizes the weight of Bakunin's vision in starting the Spanish trade union movement and by the way he tries to draw lines of separation between libertarian syndicalism and anarchist movement. He underlines also the profound influence of Kropotkin among CNT activists. The author believes that the Spanish libertarian movement (with its deep tradition of unionism is inseparable from Bakunin and Kropotkin. Keywords: CNT, libertarian movement, Bakunin, Kropotkin

  17. OLS Dialog: An open-source front end to the Ontology Lookup Service

    Eidhammer Ingvar

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background With the growing amount of biomedical data available in public databases it has become increasingly important to annotate data in a consistent way in order to allow easy access to this rich source of information. Annotating the data using controlled vocabulary terms and ontologies makes it much easier to compare and analyze data from different sources. However, finding the correct controlled vocabulary terms can sometimes be a difficult task for the end user annotating these data. Results In order to facilitate the location of the correct term in the correct controlled vocabulary or ontology, the Ontology Lookup Service was created. However, using the Ontology Lookup Service as a web service is not always feasible, especially for researchers without bioinformatics support. We have therefore created a Java front end to the Ontology Lookup Service, called the OLS Dialog, which can be plugged into any application requiring the annotation of data using controlled vocabulary terms, making it possible to find and use controlled vocabulary terms without requiring any additional knowledge about web services or ontology formats. Conclusions As a user-friendly open source front end to the Ontology Lookup Service, the OLS Dialog makes it straightforward to include controlled vocabulary support in third-party tools, which ultimately makes the data even more valuable to the biomedical community.

  18. Fraseología comparada del español y del chino: su aplicación a la enseñanza en la clase de español como lengua extranjera

    Wu, Fan

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo pretendemos mostrar la importancia y las dificultades de la fraseología del español como lengua extranjera en las universidades chinas, realizar un análisis contrastivo de las locuciones que contienen el lexema cabeza en español y sus posibles equivalentes en chino, basándose en los trabajos de Lakoff & Johnson (1980 y de Iñesta & Pamies (2002 y, finalmente, plantear unas propuestas sobre la enseñanza de estas unidades en la clase de ELE para que los estudiantes sinohablantes consigan una sólida competencia fraseológica.

  19. Inundaciones en la rambla Albuñol. Causas y posibles medidas de intervención = Floods in Albuñol dry riverbed. Causes and possible intervention

    José Ramón Sánchez Holgado

    2016-01-01

    Con motivo de las lluvias acaecidas el pasado día 07 de Septiembre del 2015, la rambla Albuñol sufrió una crecida exponencial de agua procedente de otras ramblas, barrancos y depresiones anexas, que ocasionó desgraciadamente pérdidas humanas y considerables daños económicos en infraestructuras.Due to the rains that fell on September 7, 2015, the rambla Albuñol suffered an exponential rise of water from other gullies or riverbeds, ravines and accompanying depressions, which unfortunately cause...

  20. La disponibilidad léxica de los estudiantes turcos de español como lengua extranjera

    González Fernández, Javier

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo tiene como objetivo conocer la disponibilidad léxica de los estudiantes preuniversitarios turcos de español como lengua extranjera, así como analizar los resultados obtenidos con variables sociolingüísticas: sexo, nivel sociocultural, tipo de centro escolar y lengua materna. Este análisis es imprescindible ya que se ha de tener un conocimiento exhaustivo de las características sociolingüísticas del alumnado para un correcto proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje. También se deben tener en cuenta dos variables de corte puramente lingüísticas que son el número de lenguas conocidas y el nivel de español, variables indispensables en los estudios de la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera.

  1. Observaciones sobre el estado del sonido fricativo palatal sordo en el español salvadoreño

    Quintanilla Aguilar, José Roberto Alexander

    2013-01-01

    En este trabajo se discute la situación actual del sonido fricativo palatal sordo en el español salvadoreño. El uso de este sonido en esta variedad de español se ha mantenido inicialmente por el influjo de la lengua pipil, una de las lenguas autóctonas de El Salvador. Dado que hoy en día el pipil se encuentra en estado casi agónico, se cree que la presencia de este sonido en el español salvadoreño también podría estar en detrimento. Sin embargo, el pipil no es la única lengua que ...

  2. 100 voces y expresiones del español de Valencia en el aula de E/LE

    David Giménez Folqués

    2017-11-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: Resulta recurrente en el aula de E/LE preguntarse qué variante del español enseñar. Por un lado, es importante que los estudiantes se familiaricen con la realidad dialectal panhispánica, donde pueden encontrarse con diferentes variantes del español; pero, por el otro, también es interesante que conozcan las peculiaridades del español de la zona donde están llevando a cabo su aprendizaje lingüístico. De este modo, en el presente trabajo trataremos de explicar las características del español de Valencia mediante su léxico, en concreto, mediante 100 voces y expresiones extraídas de corpus significativos como el de Val.Es.Co, PRESEVAL o CORPES. Finalmente, incluiremos una breve propuesta didáctica que sirva como muestra. Palabras clave: variedades del español, español de Valencia, corpus españoles.   Abstract: It is relevant to know what Spanish variant we have to teach in E/LE class. On the one hand it is important that students have knowledge learn about the reality of the Spanish language. On the other hand, it is also important that they learn the Spanish variant from the context where they are studying. Therefore, we will explain the characteristics of the Valencian Spanish, using 100 words and expressions extracted from Val.Es.Co, PRESEVAL and CORPES corpora. Finally, we will include a brief didactic proposal. Key words: Spanish variants, Valencian Spanish, Spanish corpus.

  3. Cross-Borehole research with EMRE-system. Radiofrequency measurements in drillhole section OL-KR40 - OL-KR45 at Olkiluoto, 2009

    Korpisalo, A.; Niemelae, M.

    2010-04-01

    Posiva Oy carries out research and development work for the spent nuclear fuel disposal in Finland. The repository will be constructed deep in the crystalline bedrock at Olkiluoto island in Eurajoki. Construction of the underground characterization facility ONKALO started in 2004. Posiva Oy has been actively reviewing the methods for examining granitic i.e. crystalline bedrock properties. One of the considered methods was electromagnetic cross-borehole survey. This report describes the field work carried out in 2009 and the interpretation of the continuous wave device in one drillhole panel at 100-750 m depth level. Panel was conic in shape thus the collars were in close vicinity (about 10 m) at the earth surface and diverged in deeper parts being several hundreds of meters from each others. The works were carried out by Geological Survey of Finland. After the pioneering work in 2005 the device was repaired thoroughly and the proper functioning of the device was ensured after several tests. Geological-geophysical characterization of Olkiluoto site has been run since 1989, and more than 40 drillholes have been prepared

  4. Los pictogramas en la historia de los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio’64 a Barcelona’92

    Moragas i Spà, Miquel de, 1943-

    1992-01-01

    Documento publicado en 1992 por el CEO-UAB como parte de la colección Working Papers que incluye la historia de los pictogramas de los distintos Juegos Olímpicos, de Invierno y de Verano, desde Tokio '64, cuando se inicia su diseño sistemático, hasta Barcelona '92, cuando los recursos gráficos se integran en un proceso único de información y de representación de la identidad olímpica y de la cultura de la ciudad sede. Document published in 1992 by CEO-UAB as part of the collection Working ...

  5. Problemas de sintaxis y traducción : el caso del participio presente en español

    Azofra Sierra, María Elena

    2006-01-01

    En este trabajo se estudia la adaptación de los participios de presente latinos en español, a través de la comparación de la traduccción de Juan de Mena del Omero romançado con la versión latina que toma como modelo. A pesar de que las traducciones siempre están más sometidas al influjo del modelo directo, comprobamos que Mena es más respetuoso con la sintaxis del español que otros autores de su época.

  6. Immune System

    ... of the Immune System Print en español El sistema inmunitario Whether you're stomping through the showers ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for ...

  7. Core drilling of deep borehole OL-KR34 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2005

    Rautio, T. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2005-07-15

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 100.07 m deep borehole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in April 2005. This borehole was aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock and the anomalous part of the bedrock and quality and the location of the fractured zones R19A and R19B. The identification number of the borehole is OL-KR34. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the drilling water and the returning water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and during drilling the computer recorded information about drilling parameters. The objective of all measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The volume of the used drilling water was about 37m{sup 3} and the measured volume of the returning water was about 18m{sup 3} in borehole OL-KR34. The deviation of the borehole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Maxibor. The results of the Maxibor measurements indicate that borehole OLKR34 deviates 0.84 m right and 0.15 m up at the borehole depth of 99 m. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson' s ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength is about 142 MPa, the

  8. Effet-dose de l’acide oléique alimentaire. Cet acide est-il conditionnellement essentiel ?

    Bourre Jean-Marie

    2000-11-01

    Full Text Available Dans un travail précédent [1] nous avons montré que, globalement, au terme de la période de gestation-lactation chez des rats de 21 jours, la carence alimentaire en acide oléique entraîne une diminution de la concentration en 18:1(n-9; la synthèse endogène ne compense donc pas l’absence d’acide oléique dans les aliments. Afin de déterminer exactement l’effet de la présence et de la concentration de l’acide oléique dans l’alimentation sur la composition en acides gras de divers organes, les huiles végétales commerciales n’étant pas utilisables (car contenant toujours de l’acide oléique, des triglycérides ont été synthétisés par voie chimique et enzymologique; ils ont été formés soit d’acide oléique, soit d’acide alpha-linolénique, soit d’acide linoléique. La détermination de l’effet-dose a été réalisée avec un protocole expérimental portant sur 7 groupes de rats ayant reçu chacun des aliments de composition identique (en particulier au niveau des acides gras indispensables : les acides linoléique et alpha-linolénique mais dont la teneur, variable, en acide oléique était située entre 0 et 6 000 mg pour 100 g d’aliments. Les rates ont été nourries avec les régimes à partir de 2 semaines avant l’accouplement, leurs portées ont été sacrifiées soit à 21, soit à 60 jours. Quand la teneur de l’acide oléique augmente dans les aliments, les principales modifications observées chez les animaux de 21 jours sont les suivantes.– Concernant le 18:1(n-9 : dans le foie, le muscle, le coeur, les reins et les testicules, sa concentration constante (le plateau de la courbe est atteinte aux environs de 4 g d’acide oléique pour 100 g d’alimentation. En deçà de cette dose, la réponse est croissante. Dans le cerveau, la myéline et les terminaisons nerveuses (mais non le nerf sciatique, la teneur en acide oléique reste optimale et constante.– La concentration du 16:1(n-7 diminue

  9. Prevalencia de lesiones en luchadores olímpicos pertenecientes a la Liga de Lucha Olímpica de Bogotá, D.C.

    Juan Felipe Correa-Mesa

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. En lucha se presentan eventos que pueden generar alteraciones físicas, como caídas, contactos en el suelo, levantamientos, arqueamientos, entre otros. Objetivo. Estimar la prevalencia de lesiones y factores correlacionados en deportistas practicantes de lucha olímpica. Materiales y métodos. Estudio observacional de tipo correlacional y diseño transversal. Participaron 29 deportistas pertenecientes a la Liga de Bogotá. Resultados. En el último año, 15 deportistas no tuvieron ninguna lesión (51.72%, 11 tuvieron 1 lesión (37.93% y 2 tuvieron 4 lesiones (6.89%. De ellas, el lugar lesionado más prevalente fue el hombro con un 17% y el tipo de lesión más sobresaliente fue la tendinopatía con un 13.79%. El índice de masa corporal (IMC tuvo un efecto positivo en la probabilidad de lesión (valor p=0.07 con significancia al 10% y la variable inicial fue igualmente significativa (valor p=0.014. El resultado del sit and reach test fue significativo al 10% (valor p=0.09, lo que indica una ligera relación positiva entre los más flexibles y la lesión. Conclusiones. La lesión más prevalente ocurrió en el hombro y el tipo de lesión fue la tendinopatía. El IMC, el inicio de la práctica de los 13 a 16 años y el test de sit and seach tienen una significancia positiva hacia el número de lesiones en el último año.

  10. Synthesis of All Stereoisomers of Eudesm-11-en-4-ol. 2. Total Synthesis of Selin-11-en-4α-ol, Intermedeol, Neointermedeol, and Paradisiol. First Total Synthesis of Amiteol

    Kesselmans, Ronald P.W.; Wijnberg, Joannes B.P.A.; Minnaard, Adriaan J.; Walinga, Robert E.; Groot, Aede de

    1991-01-01

    The syntheses of (±)-selin-11-en-4α-ol (5), (±)-intermedeol (6), (±)-neointermedeol (7), (±)-amiteol (9), and the four remaining unnatural stereoisomers (±)-paradisiol (8), (±)-7-epi-amiteol (10), (±)-5-epi-neointermedeol (11), and (±)-5-epi-paradisiol (12) are described. In addition, the related

  11. Thunderstorm and Lightning Studies using the FORTE Optical Lightning System (FORTE/OLS)

    Argo, P.; Franz, R.; Green, J.; Guillen, J.L.; Jacobson, A.R.; Kirkland, M.; Knox, S.; Spalding, R.; Suszcynsky, D.M.

    1999-02-01

    Preliminary observations of simultaneous RF and optical emissions from lightning as seen by the FORTE spacecraft are presented. RF/optical pairs of waveforms are routinely collected both as individual lightning events and as sequences of events associated with cloud-to-ground (CG) and intra-cloud (IC) flashes. CG pulses can be distinguished from IC pulses based on the properties of the RF and optical waveforms, but mostly based on the associated RF spectrograms. The RF spectrograms are very similar to previous ground-based VHF observations of lightning and show signatures associated with return strokes, stepped and dart leaders, and attachment processes,. RF emissions are observed to precede the arrival of optical emissions at the satellite by a mean value of 280 microseconds. The dual phenomenology nature of these observations are discussed in terms of their ability to contribute to a satellite-based lightning monitoring mission.

  12. Thunderstorm and Lightning Studies using the FORTE Optical Lightning System (FORTE/OLS)

    Argo, P.; Franz, R.; Green, J.; Guillen, J.L.; Jacobson, A.R.; Kirkland, M.; Knox, S.; Spalding, R.; Suszcynsky, D.M.

    1999-01-01

    Preliminary observations of simultaneous RF and optical emissions from lightning as seen by the FORTE spacecraft are presented. RF/optical pairs of waveforms are routinely collected both as individual lightning events and as sequences of events associated with cloud-to-ground (CG) and intra-cloud (IC) flashes. CG pulses can be distinguished from IC pulses based on the properties of the RF and optical waveforms, but mostly based on the associated RF spectrograms. The RF spectrograms are very similar to previous ground-based VHF observations of lightning and show signatures associated with return strokes, stepped and dart leaders, and attachment processes,. RF emissions are observed to precede the arrival of optical emissions at the satellite by a mean value of 280 microseconds. The dual phenomenology nature of these observations are discussed in terms of their ability to contribute to a satellite-based lightning monitoring mission

  13. El comercio electrónico y el mercado español

    Cristóbal Fransi, Eduard

    2001-01-01

    En este artículo se intenta mostrar el efecto que tiene la implantación de Internet y del comercio electrónico en el mercado español. Para ello se comienza haciendo una revisión de los diferentes estudios que se han llevado a cabo en nuestro país para analizar el fenómeno Internet, realizándose a su vez una clasificación, diferenciación y justificación de la metodologia que ha sido utilizada para la elaboración de los citados estudios. Posteriormente, se presentan las principales cifras que p...

  14. IMAGINARIOS SOBRE INMIGRACIÓN Y CONOCIMIENTO EXPERTO EN EL CONTEXTO ESPAÑOL

    Débora Betrisey Nadali

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available En décadas pasadas, la inmigración se tornó un "problema social" para el gobierno español, lo que le requirió generar mecanismos para detectar, clasificar y organizar dicho fenómeno. Hoy se capacitan profesionales cuyo conocimiento experto los convierte en referencia. El objetivo aquí es analizar cómo los saberes expertos intervienen en la identificación de la "inmigración" en algunos sectores de la sociedad española. Se reflexiona sobre cómo conceptos de cultura se mezclan con el "sentido común", construyendo un marco significativo hegemónico que marca los límites del debate social sobre "inmigración" y recrea parámetros de distinción entre los diferentes grupos sociales.

  15. TRES HISTORIAS SOBRE EL ESPAÑOL DEL PERÚ: LA INDIA, LA BLANCA Y LA MESTIZA

    Carlos Garatea G.

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available Muchas veces los historiadores de la lengua olvidan la diversidad textual; en otras, la presión ideológica puede deformar el valor de los textos y adscribirlos a expresiones de distinto origen. En este trabajo se muestra cómo se complementan y varían los registros y los niveles, de acuerdo con los tipos de textos, con la función de cada uno de ellos y, sobre todo, con la voluntad expresiva y la creatividad de los autores. Si bien el centro es la historia del español en el Perú, los criterios expuestos trascienden cualquier delimitación espacial y remiten a consideraciones teóricas y metodológicas de importancia en la historia de las lenguas.

  16. Experimental and theoretical study of the reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol with Mu

    Robski, R.; Cormier, P.; Greenway, K. [Department of Chemistry, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 1G8 (Canada); Ghandi, K., E-mail: kghandi@mta.c [Department of Chemistry, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 1G8 (Canada)

    2009-04-15

    The reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) with Mu was investigated for the first time. The free-radical addition products of reactions with Mu are characterized by a combination of transverse field-muSR (TF-muSR) and level crossing resonance (LCR) methods. Density functional theory calculations were also performed to obtain optimized structures of the reactants, transition states and products. The activation energies, energies of reactions and hyperfine coupling constants were calculated and used to characterize the formed radicals. Quantum calculations of the energetics of the Mu+MBO reaction in the gas-phase predicted reaction energies of -15.6 and -19.0 kcal mol{sup -1}, with addition to the terminal carbon predicted to be favoured.

  17. Experimental and theoretical study of the reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol with Mu

    Robski, R.; Cormier, P.; Greenway, K.; Ghandi, K.

    2009-01-01

    The reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) with Mu was investigated for the first time. The free-radical addition products of reactions with Mu are characterized by a combination of transverse field-μSR (TF-μSR) and level crossing resonance (LCR) methods. Density functional theory calculations were also performed to obtain optimized structures of the reactants, transition states and products. The activation energies, energies of reactions and hyperfine coupling constants were calculated and used to characterize the formed radicals. Quantum calculations of the energetics of the Mu+MBO reaction in the gas-phase predicted reaction energies of -15.6 and -19.0 kcal mol -1 , with addition to the terminal carbon predicted to be favoured.

  18. El vocablo indio en el Diccionario del Español de México

    Octavio Cano Silva

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Notre travail aborde le dictionnaire en tant que reflet des particularités culturelles d'un peuple donné, en prenant comme objet d'étude spécifique Diccionario del Español de México. Notre analyse se centre sur le traitement du mot indio dans ce dictionnaire, dans le but de préfigurer le concept et la marque sociale générés par l'apparition de ce vocable dans le DEM. Dans son ensemble, le travail vise à déterminer le spectre discursif que l'on construit pour le vocable indio à travers sa définition et son apparition dans d'autres définitions et exemples d'usage dans ce dictionnaire.

  19. Crystal structure of 1,3-bis[(E-4-methoxybenzylideneamino]propan-2-ol

    Augusto Rivera

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The title Schiff base, C19H22N2O3, was synthesized via the condensation reaction of 1,3-diaminopropan-2-ol with 4-methoxybenzaldehyde using water as solvent. The molecule exists in an E,E conformation with respect to the C=N imine bonds and the dihedral angle between the aromatic rings is 37.25 (15°. In the crystal, O—H...N hydrogen bonds link the molecules into infinite C(5 chains propagating along the a-axis direction. The packing of these chains is consolidated by C—H...O interactions and C—H...π short contacts, forming a three-dimensional network.

  20. New phenylpropanoid-substituted flavan-3-ols and flavonols from the leaves of Uncaria rhynchophylla.

    Li, Ruxin; Cheng, Jintang; Jiao, Mengjiao; Li, Li; Guo, Cong; Chen, Sha; Liu, An

    2017-01-01

    Uncariols A (1) and B (2), two new phenylpropanoid-substituted flavan-3-ols, and (±)-uncariols C (3a/3b) and D (4a/4b), two pairs of new phenylpropanoid-substituted flavonol enantiomers, together with nine known compounds (5-13), were isolated from the leaves of Uncaria rhynchophylla. The structures of 1-4 were established primarily by NMR and HRESIMS experiments. The absolute configurations of the new ones were deduced via the circular dichroism (CD) and quantum chemical calculations of the electronic circular dichroic (ECD) spectra. In addition, all of the isolated compounds showed potent antioxidant activity in the DPPH radical scavenging test. Copyright © 2016. Published by Elsevier B.V.

  1. ¿Se puede hablar de un arte queer español?

    Juan Jesús Montiel Rozas

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Hasta la llegada de la década de los noventa la producción artística y teórica en España relativa a las cuestiones de género era prácticamente inexistente. No obstante, a partir de dicha década el feminismo comienza a desarrollarse y difundirse dentro de las fronteras nacionales a la par que la teoría queer da sus primeros pasos. En poco más de veinte años estos estudios han avanzado de un modo vertiginoso consiguiendo erigir, ya en el 2000, a algunos teóricos y artistas que son reconocidos a nivel internacional. En este artículo se re exiona sobre una de las consecuencias derivadas de la rapidez con que se ha producido el proceso: si tiene sentido hablar de un arte queer español.

  2. ‘Hombre’/‘Mujer’ en español actual

    Lodares, J.R. (Juan Ramón)

    1989-01-01

    El artículo pretende describir el anglicismo oposición hombre/ varón/ mujer desde un punto de vista léxico y sociológico, pues no es posible predecir su futuro en español. Se observa que esta oposición tiende a estabilizarse según procedimientos de oposición léxica propiamente españoles por la influencia no sólo de la lengua inglesa, sino por los cambios sociales. Al final del artículo se establecen tres previsiones lingüísticas. This article aims to describe the Anglicism that consists in th...

  3. Lesões musculoesqueléticas em atletas de luta olímpica

    Barroso,Bernardo Garcia; Silva,Juliano Machado Alves da; Garcia,André da Costa; Ramos,Nádia Cristina de Oliveira; Martinelli,Mauro Olívio; Resende,Vanessa Ribeiro; Júnior,Aires Duarte; Santili,Cláudio

    2011-01-01

    OBJETIVO: Avaliar as lesões musculoesqueléticas em atletas de elite da luta olímpica. MÉTODOS: Avaliação retrospectiva de 95 atletas por meio de um questionário estruturado contendo informações sobre lesões prévias e dados clínicos e epidemiológicos. RESULTADOS: Foram relatadas 145 lesões em 81 (85,3%) atletas. As regiões anatômicas mais freqüentemente acometidas foram o joelho (25,5%), o ombro (20%), a coxa (15,2%) e o tornozelo (14,5%). As entorses e as lesões musculares foram as lesões mai...

  4. Tratamiento del deporte adaptado en el periodismo deportivo español

    Campos Vázquez, Francisco; Martínez Domínguez, Borja Manuel

    2014-01-01

    Este proyecto de investigación ha pretendido explorar y analizar a fondo la relación entre el periodismo deportivo español y el deporte adaptado. Se ha buscado corroborar a través del principio de triangulación (Base teórica, análisis de la visión del colectivo con discapacidad y análisis de prensa) si la hipótesis de que el tratamiento y la cobertura que los medios de comunicación otorgan al deporte con discapacidad es deficiente. Los resultados obtenidos a través del repaso al marco teór...

  5. Reflexiones ante un “Velasques”. Sobre la transcripción al español de los nombres propios extranjeros

    Luis Lerate de Castro

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo discurre sobre las numerosas incongruencias con las que, en todas las lenguas y particularmente en español, se transcriben los nombres propios extranjeros, y justifica esta arbitrariedad en razón de la distancia relativa de la lengua –y la escritura– de origen con respecto a la lengua castellana y el sistema alfabético romano. The paper focuses on the many mismatches in all languages but particularly in Spanish regarding foreign proper names transcription. The article holds that this can be accounted for by how distant other languages are from Spanish writing system and the Roman alphabet behind it.

  6. Análisis PANIC del desempleo español

    Alejandro C. García-Cintado

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo estudia las propiedades estocásticas de las tasas regionales de desempleo español usando datos trimestrales del periodo 1976(1-2013(2. Para ello, se emplean los métodos Panel Analysis of Nonstationarity in Idiosyncratic and Common components (PANIC de Bai y Ng (2004 y 2010, que permiten la descomposición de las series observadas de tasas de desempleo en un componente común y un componente idiosincrásico. Esto nos permite identificar con precisión la fuente subyacente en el comportamiento no estacionario del desempleo regional español. Nuestro análisis ofrece evidencia clara de la hipótesis de histéresis, que parece estar causada por una tendencia estocástica común que impulsa a las series de desempleo regionales. Estos resultados están respaldados por los obtenidos de la estimación insesgada en la mediana del parámetro de persistencia, que arroja un valor unitario para el factor común, y en menor medida por la estimación de la vida media obtenida a partir de funciones impulso-respuesta, que arroja un valor de 12.5 para el caso de las perturbaciones que afectan a la tendencia común. Este análisis de persistencia también ofrece evidencia de estacionariedad para la mayoría de las series idiosincrásicas (salvo para dos regiones, en la línea del análisis PANIC.

  7. La expresión de impersonalidad en el español de Chile

    LUZ MARCELA HURTADO CUBILLOS

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este es un estudio sobre la expresión de impersonalidad en el español hablado en Chile. Con base en la clasificación de María Luisa Hernanz (1990 se analizan como categorías impersonales elUSO dese, uno y las segundas personas usted y tú con referencias generalizadoras. La hipótesis de partida consiste en que el conocimiento de otra lengoa inIluye enla selección dela forma impersonal: en el español deValdivia, los hablantes filvorecen elimpersonal uno para las referencias generalizadoras, posiblemente porinIluencia del alemán, lengoa delos antigoos inmigrantes ylaprimera lengoa demuchos desus descendientes. Para corrobo- raresta hipótesis, se analizan 40 entrevistas recogidas enValdivia yenSantiago (Chile en1988 y2002. Con el enfoque de la lingüística de la variación yla incorporación de algonos delos factores previamente estudiados por Amparo Morales (1995, las oraciones codificadas se sometieron al programa estadistico VarbRul (Análisis de Regla Variable. De esta manera, se analizaron de forma simultánea las variables sociolingüisticas de bilingüismo (mapuche! alemán! inglés, edad, sexo, ocupación, ciudad (Valdivia / Santiago Y fecha de la entrevista (198812002. Los resultados del análisis cuantitativo revelan que las variables de bilingüismo y ocupación determinan el USO deuna forma impersonal especifica. En cuanto ala variable de ciudad elprograma mostró que esta variable notenia ningún efecto.

  8. Mapping and Evaluating the Urbanization Process in Northeast China Using DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data

    Kunpeng Yi

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available In this paper, an Urban Light Index (ULI is constructed to facilitate analysis and quantitative evaluation of the process of urbanization and expansion rate by using DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data during the years from 1992 to 2010. A unit circle urbanization evaluation model is established to perform a comprehensive analysis of the urbanization process of 34 prefecture-level cities in Northeast China. Furthermore, the concept of urban light space is put forward. In this study, urban light space is divided into four types: the core urban area, the transition zone between urban and suburban areas, suburban area and fluorescent space. Proceeding from the temporal and spatial variation of the four types of light space, the pattern of morphologic change and space-time evolution of the four principal cities in Northeast China (Harbin, Changchun, Shenyang, Dalian is analyzed and given particular attention. Through a correlation analysis between ULI and the traditional urbanization indexes (urban population, proportion of the secondary and tertiary industries in the regional GDP and the built-up area, the advantages and disadvantages as well as the feasibility of using the ULI in the study of urbanization are evaluated. The research results show that ULI has a strong correlation with urban built-up area (R2 = 0.8277. The morphologic change and history of the evolving urban light space can truly reflect the characteristics of urban sprawl. The results also indicate that DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light Data is applicable for extracting urban space information and has strong potential to urbanization research.

  9. El Ateneo Español de México y el exilio intelectual republicano

    López Sánchez, José María

    2009-02-01

    Full Text Available The Ateneo Español de México, founded in 1949, was a cultural institution, which had a double aim from its beginning. It wanted to become a kind of “spiritual home”, where were embodied all values closed to the liberal and democratic cultural Spanish tradition. But the Ateneo also never reject its responsibility as an organization of the Spanish Exile in Mexico that had to fight against Franco’s regime. The Ateneo always intended to enthrone the unity of the republican forces in exile over their traditional discrepancies in order to reach a shared desire: a change in the Spanish political situation.El Ateneo Español de México, fundado en 1949, fue una institución cultural que, desde sus orígenes, tuvo una doble finalidad. Por un lado, pretendió ser una especie de “hogar de espíritu” que encarnase los valores más cercanos a la tradición cultural liberal y democrática española. Por otra parte, el Ateneo siempre asumió la responsabilidad que como organización del exilio republicano le tocaba en su lucha contra la dictadura franquista y trató de favorecer la unidad de las fuerzas republicanas en el exilio en su lucha por un objetivo común, el cambio de la situación política en España.

  10. CARACTERÍSTICAS LIMNOLÓGICAS DEL EMBALSE EL PEÑOL-GUATAPÉ, COLOMBIA

    Néstor Jaime Aguirre Ramírez

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Con el propósito de estudiar las características hidrobiológicas de dos columnas de agua en el embalse El Peñol-Guatapé, entre julio de 1992 y agosto de 1993 se realizaron muestreos mensuales en la cola del embalse y en aguas abiertas (Isla del Sol. En cada estación y a cinco profundidades se analizaron algunas variables fisicoquímicas, y en la zona eufótica se estudió la comunidad fitoplanctónica, excluyendo el grupo de las Diatomophyceas. En las dos estaciones se encontraron gradientes térmicos y químicos; desde el punto de vista hidrobiológico la calidad del agua fue oligomesotrófica. La producción primaria fue baja durante todo el período estudio y, al igual que las demás variables, estuvo fuertemente influida por la variación en los niveles del embalse en la época de estudio.Between July of 1992 and August of 1993 and with the purpose of studying the hydrologic characteristics of two water columns in the Peñol-Guatapé Reservoir, monthly sampling in the reservoir's tail were carried out and in open water (Isla del sol. In each station and at five depths, some physical and chemical variables were analyzed; and in the fotic zone, the phytoplankton community was studied, excluding the Diatomophyceae group. Thermal and chemical gradients were found in the two stations and from the hydro-biological point of view, the quality of water was oligomesotrofic. The primary production was low during the entire period of sampling, and just as the other variables, it was deeply influenced by the variation in the reservoir levels at the time of study.

  11. Nuevo centro olímpico en Lake Placid, EE.UU

    Hellmuth, George

    1980-09-01

    Full Text Available This new sports center, site of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games, consists of a main ice rink of Olympic size with seating for 8000 spectators, in addition to a smaller rink used for the U.S. Games. The auxiliary services are found under the stands or in the structure which joins the new center to the rink used for the 1932 Games. The complex is completed with a Higher School and an oval rink for speed skating. With the combination of visible beams in white, seats in bright red, dark blue ceilings, outside stairways enclosed in glass and outside walls with white insulating panels, a pleasant overall effect is achieved both on the outside as well as inside.

    Este nuevo centro deportivo, sede de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 1980, consta de una pista principal de hielo de dimensiones olímpicas con unos graderíos para 8.000 personas, y de una pista más pequeña utilizada para los Juegos U.S.A. Los servicios auxiliares se encuentran debajo de las gradas o en la estructura que enlaza el nuevo Centro con la pista ya empleada en los anteriores Juegos de 1932. Completa el complejo una Escuela Superior y una pista de forma oval para patinaje de velocidad. Con la combinación de vigas al descubierto en color blanco, asientos en color rojo brillante, techos en color azul oscuro, escaleras exteriores rodeadas de cristal y muros exteriores con paneles aislantes en color blanco se obtiene un agradable conjunto tanto en el aspecto exterior como en el interior.

  12. El fin del modelo español de jurisdicción universal

    Angel Sánchez Legido

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Adoptada a través de una reforma exprés desarrollada bajo las presiones del gobierno chino y con la intención de producir efectos inmediatos, la Ley Orgánica 1/2014 introduce una reforma rotunda y contundente del modelo español de jurisdicción universal. Respecto de las graves violaciones del Derecho Internacional Humanitario y de los Derechos Humanos, la reforma implica que, en la práctica, los tribunales españoles sólo serán competentes sobre la base del principio de universalidad cuando el sospechoso se encuentre en España y se deniegue la extradición, una solución difícilmente compatible con el pronunciamiento de la CIJ en el asunto Habré. La obsesión por restringir la jurisdicción universal a los casos en que resulta obligatoria según el Derecho Internacional, intención reconocida en la exposición de motivos y basada en una máxima implícita según la cual “todo lo que no es obligatorio está prohibido”, quizá sea una respuesta al malestar generado entre ciertos sectores conservadores de nuestro país por la apertura en Argentina de un proceso sobre los crímenes del franquismo. Pero, sobre todo, coloca a España en una situación difícilmente compatible con sus obligaciones internacionales. En el fondo de la reforma, no obstante, late una realidad marcada por una clara retirada de las formas puras de jurisdicción universal en los países de nuestro entorno, lo que situaba el modelo español preexistente en una difícil encrucijada.

  13. Primer Certamen Frenopático Español (1883: estructura asistencial y aspectos administrativos

    Villasante Armas, Olga

    1997-06-01

    Full Text Available In the latter part of the XIX century, an important group of physicians worked in Nueva Belén, a Mental Hospital located near Barcelona. Juan Giné y Partagás, the Director of Nueva Belén and his colleagues undertook investigation, clinical and academic work. This group organized the most important scientific meeting on Psychiatry in the last century in Spain, although Psychiatry had not yet been recognized as an independent science. The present article describes the organization and contents of the "Primer Certamen Frenopático Español" using the original records. It is mainly focused on the Congress communications which deal with administrative and asistencial aspects of that time.

    En el último tercio del siglo XIX un grupo de profesionales de la Medicina trabajaba en Nueva-Belén, hospital psiquiátrico localizado en las proximidades de Barcelona. Juan Giné y Partagás, director de este manicomio, y sus colaboradores, realizaban una labor clínica, académica y de investigación. Fue este grupo el que organizó la reunión más importante sobre Psiquiatría que tuvo lugar en el pasado siglo en España, en un momento en el que la especialidad no era, aún, reconocida como una disciplina científica independiente del resto de la Medicina. El presente artículo describe la organización y contenidos del "Primer Certamen Frenopático Español" utilizando como material las actas originales del Congreso. Se centra en el análisis de las comunicaciones presentadas, cuyos contenidos temáticos son los aspectos administrativos y asistenciales de la frenopatología de la época.

  14. Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols

    The rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric addition of trimethylaluminum to diastereomeric mixtures of 1,10-bisaboladien-3-ones 1 and 2 provided a straightforward and novel route to all eight stereoisomers of 1,10-bisaboladien-3-ol and six of the sixteen stereoisomers of 10,11-epoxy-1-bisabolen-3-ol. Relativ...

  15. 40 CFR 721.9527 - Bis(1,2,2,6,6-pentamethyl-4-piperidin-4-ol) ester of cy-clo-ali-phatic spiroketal.

    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 30 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Bis(1,2,2,6,6-pentamethyl-4-piperidin-4-ol) ester of cy-clo-ali-phatic spiroketal. 721.9527 Section 721.9527 Protection of Environment...-piperidin-4-ol) ester of cy-clo-ali-phatic spiroketal. (a) Chemical substance and significant new uses...

  16. Stylistics of Khaje Abd ol-Lah Ansari’s Epistles

    Azadeh Poode

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available  Abstract Stylistics is a knowledge that has been particularly considered by writers and speakers. Literary style of every writer shows the way of indicating speaker's thought and it is his opening key of speech's style in conveying meaning to the addressee's mind. Type of words, structures, sentences, and the way of interpreting meaning are factors in literary style elements. The effect of Khaje Abd ol-Lah Ansari's word on Sufi didactic literature is known among literary scholars. Deeply mystical concepts' integration with eloquent style in song has made the works of Khaje eternal so stylistic research about his works can show good points in literary aesthetics of his works. So besides Al-Sufi categories, his five epistles are the most preferred among his works that are described in this study.   Khaje Abd ol-Lah Ansari is among mysticism and Persian literature celebrities that besides having numerous writings, he is worthy to be analyzed in this subject in order to study his methods in writing his Sufism didactic works especially in five epistles of Kanz ol-Salekin, Vareda'at, Del va Jan, Haft Hesar, Ghalandar nama, and the pattern that is for providing next works.   At the lexical level , Khaje Abd ol-Lah's style does not have a manifest feature. His only lexical feature is repetition that is seen in three levels of letter, word, and sentence. Sometimes he repeats a word in several consecutive sentences and even in several pages. Number of old words and sounds are very few in epistles that this simplicity of language relates to the addresses that are common people and his didactic works.   According to linguistic and literary level, epistles are closer to the second period of Persian prose than the first period there is no sign of oldness in these works. Arabic words are used moderately and most of these words have been used in its modern sense. At syntax level, he has used prefix verbs specially "Dar" and

  17. Pensar en español en el mundo iberoamericano multiculturalista

    Velasco Gómez, Ambrosio

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Based on Gadamer’s conception about the relationship between language and tradition, I pose the question ¿Which is the intellectual tradition intrinsic to thinking in Spanish? In response to this question, it is important to state that in America the spanish language, more specifically, Castellian language has an imperialist origin, since it was imposed over a variety of indigenous languages from the very beginning of Iberian conquest and domination in the New World. But it is equally important to point out that Spanish language was used since the very beginning of Iberoamerica in XVI century to question the legitimacy of Spanish empire, as well to defend human rights of indigenous people and even to build up an hispanoamerican culture that latter on would become the basis of nationalist baroque cultures (Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sigüenza y Góngora, Claviero, Alegre, Eguiara y Eguren, Servando Teresa de Mier. Therefore, castellian language could be considered as a imperial language as well as a emancipatory and libertarian thinking, promoting an open and edifying intercultural dialogue, specially with indigenous languages and cultures that have survived five centuries of domination and exclusion. During the history of Iberoamerica for the last five years, the most outstanding humanists, from Las Casas and Alonso de la Veracruz to Gaos and Sánchez Vázquez, have cultivated this intercultural dialogical community which is one of the most important intellectual traditions in Spanish language.A partir de la idea gadameriana de la implicación entre lenguaje y tradición, en este artículo se pregunta sobre cuál es la tradición que ha conformado el pensar en español en el mundo iberoamericano? En cuanto Iberoamérica se conforma a partir de la Conquista y dominación de España y Portugal sobre el Nuevo Mundo, no puede ocultarse que el pensamiento en español en América tiene un origen imperial y violento, pues esta lengua, espec

  18. MMi pronksimehed Jaanson-Endrekson sõuaksid meeleldi koos Pekingi olümpialgi / Marko Paloveer

    Paloveer, Marko

    2007-01-01

    Vt. ka Postimees : na russkom jazõke 3. sept., lk. 13. Treener Tatjana Jaansoni käe all harjutavad sõudjad Jüri Jaanson ja Tõnu Endrekson üritavad tänavuse kogemuse najal ajastada tippvormi vähem kui aasta pärast algavateks Pekingi olümpiamängudeks

  19. Isolation of stigmast-5,24-dien-3-ol from marine brown algae Sargassum tenerrimum and its antipredatory activity

    Majik, M.S.; Adel, H.; Shirodkar, D.; Tilvi, S.; Furtado, J.

    In recent years many sterols with potent biological activity have been identified from marine sources. Here we report the isolation of stigmast-5,24-dien-3-ol (fucosterol) as a major metabolite from the bioactive hexane-fraction of Sargassum...

  20. Tres casos de variación morfosintáctica en el español actual

    Paola Bentivoglio

    1996-12-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se estudian tres casos de variación morfosintáctica en el español actual; el primero concierne a la alternancia entre dos formas de futuro, el segundo, a los usos del verbo haber "impersonal" y, el tercero, al empleo del llamado que galicado.

  1. Inundaciones en la rambla Albuñol. Causas y posibles medidas de intervención

    Sánchez Holgado, José Ramón

    2015-01-01

    Con motivo de las lluvias acaecidas el pasado día 07 de Septiembre del 2015, la rambla Albuñol sufrió una crecida exponencial de agua procedente de otras ramblas, barrancos y depresiones anexas, que ocasionó desgraciadamente pérdidas humanas y con

  2. La noche del cazador. Balance del consumo de cine español. El viaje de Felicia. Variaciones Bressolianas

    La madriguera

    2000-01-01

    La madriguera (2000). La noche del cazador. Balance del consumo de cine español. El viaje de Felicia. Variaciones Bressolianas. Ediciones de intervención cultural S.L. http://hdl.handle.net/10251/41868. 56 56 28

  3. An analysis method for flavan-3-ols using high performance liquid chromatography coupled with a fluorescence detector

    Liuqing Wang

    2017-07-01

    Full Text Available Procyanidins belong to a family of flavan-3-ols, which consist of monomers, (+-catechin and (−-epicatechin, and their oligomers and polymers, and are distributed in many plant-derived foods. Procyanidins are reported to have many beneficial physiological activities, such as antihypertensive and anticancer effects. However, the bioavailability of procyanidins is not well understood owing to a lack of convenient and high-sensitive analysis methods. The aim of this study was to develop an improved method for determining procyanidin content in both food materials and biological samples. High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC coupled with a fluorescence detector was used in this study. The limits of detection (LODs of (+-catechin, (−-epicatechin, procyanidin B2, procyanidin C1, and cinnamtannin A2 were 3.0×10−3 ng, 4.0×10−3 ng, 14.0×10−3 ng, 18.5×10−3 ng, and 23.0×10−3 ng, respectively; the limits of quantification (LOQs were 10.0×10−3 ng, 29.0×10−3 ng, 28.5×10−3 ng, 54.1×10−3 ng, and 115.0×10−3 ng, respectively. The LOD and LOQ values indicated that the sensitivity of the fluorescence detector method was around 1000 times higher than that of conventional HPLC coupled with a UV-detector. We applied the developed method to measure procyanidins in black soybean seed coat extract (BE prepared from soybeans grown under three different fertilization conditions, namely, conventional farming, basal manure application, and intertillage. The amount of flavan-3-ols in these BEs decreased in the order intertillage > basal manure application > conventional farming. Commercially available BE was orally administered to mice at a dose of 250 mg/kg body weight, and we measured the blood flavan-3-ol content. Data from plasma analysis indicated that up to the tetramer oligomerization, procyanidins were detectable and flavan-3-ols mainly existed in conjugated forms in the plasma. In conclusion, we developed a highly

  4. Neuroprotective effects of a novel single compound 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol isolated from Uncaria sinensis in primary cortical neurons and a photothrombotic ischemia model.

    Ji Yeon Jang

    Full Text Available We identified a novel neuroprotective compound, 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol, from Uncaria sinensis (Oliv. Havil and investigated its effects and mechanisms in primary cortical neurons and in a photothrombotic ischemic model. In primary rat cortical neurons against glutamate-induced neurotoxicity, pretreatment with 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol resulted in significantly reduced neuronal death in a dose-dependent manner. In addition, treatment with 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol resulted in decreased neuronal apoptotic death, as assessed by nuclear morphological approaches. To clarify the neuroprotective mechanism of 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol, we explored the downstream signaling pathways of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR with calpain activation. Treatment with glutamate leads to early activation of NMDAR, which in turn leads to calpain-mediated cleavage of striatal-enriched protein tyrosine phosphatase (STEP and subsequent activation of p38 mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK. However, pretreatment with 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol resulted in significantly attenuated activation of GluN2B-NMDAR and a decrease in calpain-mediated STEP cleavage, leading to subsequent attenuation of p38 MAPK activation. We confirmed the critical role of p38 MAPK in neuroprotective effects of 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol using specific inhibitor SB203580. In the photothrombotic ischemic injury in mice, treatment with 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol resulted in significantly reduced infarct volume, edema size, and improved neurological function. 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol effectively prevents cerebral ischemic damage through down-regulation of calpain-mediated STEP cleavage and activation of p38 MAPK. These results suggest that 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol showed neuroprotective effects through down-regulation of calpain-mediated STEP cleavage with activation of GluN2B-NMDAR, and subsequent alleviation of p38 MAPK activation. In addition, 1-methoxyoctadecan-1-ol might be a useful therapeutic agent for

  5. Psicología de los juegos olímpicos: la percepción de los entrenadores

    Sid\\u00F3nio Serpa

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Estudios recientes (Gould, 2001a,b, Greenleaf et al, 2001 consideran a la competición Olímpica con características específicas que implican una adaptación psicológica especial por parte de los deportistas. Por otro lado, se entiende generalmente como esencial la relación entrenador-deportista para la optimización del potencial deportivo de los participantes, teniendo el entrenador un papel muy importante en todo el proceso de preparación psicológica. El objetivo general de la investigación fue estudiar la percepción de los entrenadores sobre las necesidades y obligaciones específicas de los Juegos Olímpicos y sobre la adaptación psicológica de los atletas. En el estudio participaron nueve entrenadores portugueses que acompañaron técnicamente a sus deportistas en los Juegos Olímpicos de Sidney, de los que cinco alcanzaron o excedieron sus expectativas, y no lo hicieron los restantes. La recogida de datos se realizó mediante una entrevista estructurada y el análisis de datos siguió los procedimientos recomendados por Miles y Huberman (1984. La conclusión fue que los entrenadores percibieron aspectos específicos de los Juegos Olímpicos que los distinguen de otras competiciones internacionales y provocaron en los atletas reacciones diferenciadas con respecto a otros grandes eventos que fueron o bien favorables o bien perjudiciales desde el punto de vista del rendimiento. Otra observación fue que los deportistas que obtuvieron tanto mejores como peores rendimientos reaccionaron de forma diferente a las distintas dificultades específicas de unos Juegos Olímpicos.

  6. Volumetric properties of (1-propoxypropan-2-ol + water) mixtures between (283 and 303) K: The effect of branching on alkoxyalcohols

    Santos, Angela F.S.; Moita, Maria Luisa C.J.; Lampreia, Isabel M.S.

    2009-01-01

    Accurate density values are reported for aqueous binary mixtures of 1-propoxypropan-2-ol (1-PP-2-ol) over the whole composition range and temperatures between (283 and 303) K at intervals of 5 K. Excess molar volumes of the mixture, V m E , apparent molar volumes of 1-PP-2-ol, V φ,2 , as well as excess partial molar volumes, V i E , of both components were obtained over the entire composition and temperature ranges. Thermal expansibility effects on this (amphiphile + water) mixture are analysed in terms of excess molar isobaric expansions, E P,m E , of the mixture and from the temperature dependence of limiting excess partial molar isobaric expansions, E P,i E,∞ , for both chemical substances in the mixture. An analytical method based on Redlich-Kister fitting equations for V m E as a function of the mole fraction has been used to obtain limiting excess partial molar volumes, V i E,∞ . The excess properties are referred to a thermodynamically defined ideal liquid mixture. Interesting insights into the mixing process are gained from the visual impact of plots showing the composition and temperature dependence of different excess molar thermodynamic properties. The choice of 1-PP-2-ol was specially meant to highlight the role of branching in the alcohol versus alkoxy moieties. The present thermodynamic data are compared with that for isomeric 2-butoxyethanols, which are structural isomers of 1-PP-2-ol, and for 2-isopropoxyethanol. From this comparison an extended insight is gained into the role of branching and chain length on the mixing process and particularly in changes of local H-bond patterns of hydration water.

  7. Distribution and biosynthesis of flavan-3-ols in Camellia sinensis seedlings and expression of genes encoding biosynthetic enzymes.

    Ashihara, Hiroshi; Deng, Wei-Wei; Mullen, William; Crozier, Alan

    2010-04-01

    The distribution of phenolic compounds in young and developing leaves, stems, main and lateral roots and cotyledons of 8-week-old tea (Camellia sinensis) seedlings was investigated using HPLC-MS(2). Fourteen compounds, flavan-3-ols, chlorogenic acids, and kaempferol-O-glycosides, were identified on the basis of their retention time, absorbance spectrum, and MS fragmentation pattern. The major phenolics were (-)-epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate and (-)-epicatechin-3-O-gallate, located principally in the green parts of the seedlings. Considerable amounts of radioactivity from [ring-(14)C]phenylalanine were incorporated in (-)-epicatechin, (-)-epigallocatechin, (-)-epicatechin-3-O-gallate and (-)-epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate, by tissues of young and developing leaves and stems. Expression of genes encoding enzymes involved in flavan-3-ol biosynthesis, CHS, CHI, F3H, F3'5'H, DFR, ANS, ANR and LAR was investigated. Transcripts of all genes, except LAR, were more abundant in leaves and stems than in roots and cotyledons. No significant difference was found in the amount of transcript of LAR. These findings indicate that in tea seedlings flavan-3-ols are produced by a naringenin-chalcone-->naringenin-->dihydrokaempferol pathway. Dihydrokaempferol is a branch point in the synthesis of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate and other flavan-3-ols which can be formed by routes beginning with either a flavonoid 3'-hydroxylase mediated conversion of the flavonol to dihydroquercetin or a flavonoid 3',5'-hydroxylase-catalysed conversion to dihydromyricetin with subsequent steps involving sequential reactions catalysed by dihydroflavanol 4-reductase, anthocyanidin synthase, anthocyanidin reductase and flavan-3-ol gallate synthase. Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  8. Insights Into the Bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol Synthase Through Rapid Biomolecular Modeling Approaches.

    Hirte, Max; Meese, Nicolas; Mertz, Michael; Fuchs, Monika; Brück, Thomas B

    2018-01-01

    Diterpene synthases catalyze complex, multi-step C-C coupling reactions thereby converting the universal, aliphatic precursor geranylgeranyl diphosphate into diverse olefinic macrocylces that form the basis for the structural diversity of the diterpene natural product family. Since catalytically relevant crystal structures of diterpene synthases are scarce, homology based biomolecular modeling techniques offer an alternative route to study the enzyme's reaction mechanism. However, precise identification of catalytically relevant amino acids is challenging since these models require careful preparation and refinement techniques prior to substrate docking studies. Targeted amino acid substitutions in this protein class can initiate premature quenching of the carbocation centered reaction cascade. The structural characterization of those alternative cyclization products allows for elucidation of the cyclization reaction cascade and provides a new source for complex macrocyclic synthons. In this study, new insights into structure and function of the fungal, bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol synthase were achieved using a simplified biomolecular modeling strategy. The applied refinement methodologies could rapidly generate a reliable protein-ligand complex, which provides for an accurate in silico identification of catalytically relevant amino acids. Guided by our modeling data, ACS mutations lead to the identification of the catalytically relevant ACS amino acid network I626, T657, Y658, A786, F789, and Y923. Moreover, the ACS amino acid substitutions Y658L and D661A resulted in a premature termination of the cyclization reaction cascade en-route from syn-copalyl diphosphate to Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol. Both ACS mutants generated the diterpene macrocycle syn-copalol and a minor, non-hydroxylated labdane related diterpene, respectively. Our biomolecular modeling and mutational studies suggest that the ACS substrate cyclization occurs in a spatially restricted location of

  9. Insights Into the Bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol Synthase Through Rapid Biomolecular Modeling Approaches

    Max Hirte

    2018-04-01

    Full Text Available Diterpene synthases catalyze complex, multi-step C-C coupling reactions thereby converting the universal, aliphatic precursor geranylgeranyl diphosphate into diverse olefinic macrocylces that form the basis for the structural diversity of the diterpene natural product family. Since catalytically relevant crystal structures of diterpene synthases are scarce, homology based biomolecular modeling techniques offer an alternative route to study the enzyme's reaction mechanism. However, precise identification of catalytically relevant amino acids is challenging since these models require careful preparation and refinement techniques prior to substrate docking studies. Targeted amino acid substitutions in this protein class can initiate premature quenching of the carbocation centered reaction cascade. The structural characterization of those alternative cyclization products allows for elucidation of the cyclization reaction cascade and provides a new source for complex macrocyclic synthons. In this study, new insights into structure and function of the fungal, bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol synthase were achieved using a simplified biomolecular modeling strategy. The applied refinement methodologies could rapidly generate a reliable protein-ligand complex, which provides for an accurate in silico identification of catalytically relevant amino acids. Guided by our modeling data, ACS mutations lead to the identification of the catalytically relevant ACS amino acid network I626, T657, Y658, A786, F789, and Y923. Moreover, the ACS amino acid substitutions Y658L and D661A resulted in a premature termination of the cyclization reaction cascade en-route from syn-copalyl diphosphate to Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol. Both ACS mutants generated the diterpene macrocycle syn-copalol and a minor, non-hydroxylated labdane related diterpene, respectively. Our biomolecular modeling and mutational studies suggest that the ACS substrate cyclization occurs in a spatially

  10. Borehole plugging experiment in OL-KR24 at Olkiluoto, Finland

    Rautio, T.

    2006-04-01

    Sealing of investigation boreholes has been studied by Svensk Koernbroenslehantering AB (SKB) and Posiva Oy (Posiva) as a part of final disposal research. The proposed principle is that investigation boreholes drilled at a site must not act as a continuous flow path for groundwater but be sealed to become as tight as the surrounding rock. As a part of the investigations SKB and Posiva started the third phase of the joint project 'Cleaning and sealing of investigation boreholes' in 2005. One of the sub-projects was the plugging experiment in borehole OL-KR24 at Olkiluoto. The aim of the experiment was to test all main procedures of borehole sealing concept in practise in a deep borehole. Borehole KR24 was drilled to the depth of 551.11 metres in 2003 and it was located inside the shaft profile in Onkalo. From the surface to the depth of about 120 m the borehole diameter is 98 mm. The rest of the borehole is 75.7 mm in diameter. The borehole is vertical and the inclination is quite accurately 90 degrees. The plugging experiment in borehole OL-KR24 consisted of four main activities: (1) cleaning of the borehole, (2) characterization of the borehole (3) selective stabilisation of the borehole, and (4) emplacement of plugs. The comprehensive cleaning of the borehole was to be done in the first stage to provide the basis for other activities. The aim of characterization was to study the borehole in order to determine the sections for selective stabilisation and the locations for plugs. The characterization phase consisted of caliper measurements, dummy probing and optical borehole imaging (OBI). The aim of selective stabilisation was to show that selected borehole sections can be stabilised using new techniques and methods. One borehole section was reamed from Ω 76 mm to Ω 98 mm. The reamed borehole section should have been filled with sufficient amount of cement-based material to achieve a stable 'concrete tube' after redrilling, but due to encountered problems and

  11. El rap español en el ámbito de los discursos de especialidad

    Francisco Jiménez Calderón

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabla normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} El presente artículo tiene como objetivo definir el rap español como un discurso de especialidad. Para ello, se revisa el concepto de ‘discurso de especialidad’, al que se alude con expresiones a menudo imprecisas como ‘lenguaje especial’, ‘lengua de especialidad’ o ‘jerga’. Ninguna, por distintas razones, parece adecuada; debe hablarse, en efecto, de ‘discurso de especialidad’, aunque una denominación como ‘discurso de actividad’ sería aún más precisa, pues nombraría el producto de comunicación que resulta de utilizar la lengua en un ámbito determinado, no necesariamente profesional, sino relativo a cualquier actividad concreta. Para situar al rap español en tal ámbito, se ha analizado un corpus de más de cien textos, que revela que, efectivamente, el rap presenta unos rasgos definitorios que le otorgan singularidad como discurso especial: terminología, desarrollo entre la escritura y la oralidad, reflexión metalingüística y acercamiento al género poético mediante el recurso a figuras retóricas consolidadas.

  12. Insights into the bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol synthase through rapid biomolecular modelling approaches

    Hirte, Max; Meese, Nicolas; Mertz, Michael; Fuchs, Monika; Brück, Thomas B.

    2018-04-01

    Diterpene synthases catalyze complex, multi-step C-C coupling reactions thereby converting the universal, aliphatic precursor geranylgeranyl diphosphate into diverse olefinic macrocylces that form the basis for the structural diversity of the diterpene natural product family. Since catalytically relevant crystal structures of diterpene synthases are scarce, homology based biomolecular modelling techniques offer an alternative route to study the enzyme’s reaction mechanism. However, precise identification of catalytically relevant amino acids is challenging since these models require careful preparation and refinement techniques prior to substrate docking studies. Targeted amino acid substitutions in this protein class can initiate premature quenching of the carbocation centered reaction cascade. The structural characterization of those alternative cyclization products allows for elucidation of the cyclization reaction cascade and provides a new source for complex macrocyclic synthons. In this study, new insights into structure and function of the fungal, bifunctional Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol synthase were achieved using a simplified biomolecular modelling strategy. The applied refinement methodologies could rapidly generate a reliable protein-ligand complex, which provides for an accurate in silico identification of catalytically relevant amino acids. Guided by our modelling data, ACS mutations lead to the identification of the catalytically relevant ACS amino acid network I626, T657, Y658, A786, F789 and Y923. Moreover, the ACS amino acid substitutions Y658L and D661A resulted in a premature termination of the cyclization reaction cascade en-route from syn-copalyl diphosphate to Aphidicolan-16-ß-ol. Both ACS mutants generated the diterpene macrocycle syn-copalol and a minor, non-hydroxylated labdane related diterpene, respectively. Our biomolecular modelling and mutational studies suggest that the ACS substrate cyclization occurs in a spatially restricted location

  13. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR48 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2007

    Toropainen, V.

    2008-01-01

    Posiva Oy submitted an application for the Decision in Principle to the Finnish Government in May 1999. A positive decision was made at the end of 2000 by the Government. The Finnish Parliament ratified the Decision in Principle on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel at Olkiluoto, Eurajoki in May 2001. The decision makes it possible for Posiva to focus the confirming bedrock investigations at Olkiluoto, where in the next few years an underground rock characterisation facility, ONKALO, will be constructed. As a part of the investigations Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled 530.11 m deep drillhole (identification number OL-KR48) with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in summer 2007. This drillhole was aimed to get additional information of the quality of bedrock in the area, where a new shaft with a diameter of 3.5 m is planned. The drillhole is nearly vertical, and its deviation was minimized with directional drilling. The drillhole requires cleaning and stabilization for down the hole measurements. To obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties, a set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling waters were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and recorded drilling parameters. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volume of the used drilling and washing water was 438 m 3 . Measured volume of the returning water was 123 m 3 . The deviation of the drillhole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments DeviTool and EMS. The results of the EMS measurements indicate that the drillhole deviates 2.51 m north and 0.51 m west from the target point at the drillhole depth of 528 m. Results of DeviTool indicate deviation of 1.44 m north and 0.40 m west at depth of 530 m. Uniaxial compressive strength (113.0 Mpa), Young's Modulus (36.2 GPa) and

  14. 2-甲基-3-丁烯-2-醇+直链一元醇二元体系的过量摩尔体积和表观摩尔体积298.15 K)%Excess Molar Volume and Apparent Molar Volume of Binary Mixtures of 2-Methyl-3-buten-2-ol with 1-Alcohol at 298.15 K

    刘迪霞; 李浩然; 邓东顺; 韩世钧

    2002-01-01

    Excess molar volumes (VEm) of binary mixtures of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol [CH3C(OH)(CH3)CHCH2]with four 1-alcohols: methanol, ethanol, 1-propanol and 1-butanol at 298.15 K and atmospheric pressure are derived from density measurements with a vibrating-tube densimeter. All the excess volumes are negative in the systems over the entire composition range. The results are correlated with the Redlich-Kister equation. The effects of chain length of 1-alcohols on VmE are discussed. The apparent molar volumes of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol and 1-alcohols are calculated respectively.

  15. Las actitudes lingüísticas en el español de San José, Costa Rica

    Annette Calvo Shadid

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Resumen Este artículo analiza las actitudes lingüísticas de hablantes nativos de español de cuatro distritos de la capital, San José, frente al español Costa Rica y el español de los otros países hispanohablantes. La presente investigación constituye un estudio sociolingüístico cuantitativo y es parte de los resultados del Proyecto LIAS (Linguistic Identity and attitudes in Spanish-speaking Latin America, financiado por El Consejo Noruego de Investigación (RCN. La recolección de los datos se realizó en la capital del país, entrevistando a una muestra de 404 informantes estratificada con las variables de edad, sexo y nivel socioeconómico. En el artículo se abordan las actitudes lingüísticas desde tres tipos de percepciones, a saber, percepciones cognitivo-lingüísticas y actitudes afectivas sobre el español nacional, opiniones sobre la corrección lingüística y los medios de comunicación y sobre la unidad o diversidad del español; percepciones cognitivo-lingüísticas sobre el español de los otros países, y actitudes afectivas y preferencias por otras variedades lingüísticas del idioma. Abstract This article analyzes the linguistic attitudes of Spanish speakers from four districts of the capital, San José, towards Spanish spoken in Costa Rica and in the other Spanish-speaking countries. It is based on a quantitative sociolinguistic study and is a result of the LIAS-Project (Linguistic Identity and attitudes in Spanish-speaking Latin America, funded by The Research Council of Norway (RCN. The data were gathered in the capital of the country, interviewing a stratified sample of 404 respondents based on the variables of age, sex and socioeconomic status. The linguistic attitudes are studied from three types of perceptions, namely, cognitive-linguistic perceptions and affective attitudes on national Spanish, opinions about the linguistic correction and the media, and about the unity or diversity of the Spanish language

  16. Los Juegos Olímpicos de Pekín 2008: ¿avance o retroceso?

    Javier Olivera Betrán

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Al finalizar los Juegos Olímpicos de Pekín podemos afirmar que los Juegos han sido un éxito organizativo y deportivo rotundo, pero un fracaso en el propósito de lograr un aperturismo político y un avance de los derechos humanos en China. Al hilo de los recientes Juegos Olímpicos de Pekín (Beijing para los chinos surgen algunas reflexiones en torno a la cuestión planteada: ¿Han supuesto los Juegos Olímpicos de 2008 un avance o un retroceso en el devenir histórico del movimiento olímpico? Los Juegos Olímpicos son un Patrimonio de la Humanidad que se desarrolla cuadrienalmente de forma festiva y pacífica en un acto unitario a través de un amplio programa de competiciones deportivas entre los mejores representantes de las distintas naciones del Planeta. Corresponde la organización y la representación de los Juegos a una ciudad, a un país y a un sistema cultural, político y económico; lo que supone un fuerte compromiso para saber conjugar los valores propios con los valores olímpicos de paz, respeto a los derechos de los ciudadanos, libertad de acción y expresión y fiesta mundial de la juventud. La responsable actual de la organización de este magno acontecimiento mundial ha sido la China, y en particular su capital Pekín, un actor global en el concierto de las naciones que aspira a ser una superpotencia del siglo XXI. El resultado ha sido mixto: extraordinaria capacidad organizativa y un éxito deportivo rotundo con récords inimaginables y nuevos mitos deportivos (Usain Bolt y Mark Phelps, pero también una decepción, ya que no se han dado las condiciones de mejora ciudadana, social y política que el mundo esperaba de esta emergente potencial mundial.

  17. 1-Octen-3-ol – the attractant that repels [v1; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/5ic

    Pingxi Xu

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Since the discovery in the early 1980s that 1-octen-3-ol, isolated from oxen breath, attracts tsetse fly, there has been growing interest in exploring the use of this semiochemical as a possible generic lure for trapping host-seeking mosquitoes. Intriguingly, traps baited with 1-octen-3-ol captured significantly more females of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, than control traps, but failed to attract the southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus. Additionally, it has been demonstrated that this attractant is detected with enantioselective odorant receptors (ORs expressed only in maxillary palps. On the basis of indoor behavioral assays it has even been suggested that 1-octen-3-ol might be a repellent to the southern house mosquito. Our approach was two-prong, i.e., to isolate 1-octen-3-ol-sensitive ORs expressed in maxillary palps and antennae of southern house female mosquito, and test the hypothesis that this semiochemical is a repellent. An OR with high transcript levels in maxillary palps, CquiOR118b, showed remarkable selectivity towards (R-1-octen-3-ol, whereas an OR expressed in antennae, CquiOR114b, showed higher preference for (S-1-octen-3-ol than its antipode. Repellency by a surface landing and feeding assay showed that not only racemic, but enantiopure (R- and (S-1-octen-3-ol are repellents at 1% dose thus suggesting the occurrence of other (S-1-octen-3-ol-sensitive OR(s. Female mosquitoes with ablated maxillary palps were repelled by 1-octen-3-ol, which implies that in addition to OR(s in the maxillary palps, antennal OR(s are essential for repellency activity.

  18. Inundaciones en la rambla Albuñol. Causas y posibles medidas de intervención = Floods in Albuñol dry riverbed. Causes and possible intervention

    José Ramón Sánchez Holgado

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available Con motivo de las lluvias acaecidas el pasado día 07 de Septiembre del 2015, la rambla Albuñol sufrió una crecida exponencial de agua procedente de otras ramblas, barrancos y depresiones anexas, que ocasionó desgraciadamente pérdidas humanas y considerables daños económicos en infraestructuras.Due to the rains that fell on September 7, 2015, the rambla Albuñol suffered an exponential rise of water from other gullies or riverbeds, ravines and accompanying depressions, which unfortunately caused human casualties and costly infrastructural damage.

  19. La Biblioteca del Club Español a través de sus documentos institucionales: 1873-1920 = The Library of the Club Español through its institutional documents: 1873-1920

    Carla Kollenberger

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo investiga el origen y la evolución histórica de la "Biblioteca del Club Español" en el contexto político, social, cultural y bibliotecario entre 1873 y 1920. Se presta especial atención a los siguientes temas: personalidades de la Biblioteca, organización y funcionamiento institucional, características de la colección y actividades culturales. La metodología se sustenta en el análisis e interpretación de fuentes primarias, tanto documentos del "Club Español" como de su biblioteca. Esta se presenta como un gabinete de lectura clásico de una colectividad, abierto a sus miembros, con una propuesta bibliográfica que pretendía rescatar los valores culturales españoles, y al mismo tiempo, responder a las preferencias literarias de la época. NMT = This article examines the origin and the historical evolution of the «Club Español Library» in the political, social, cultural and librarian context between 1873 and 1920s. It is paid special attention to the following topics: personalities of the Library, organization and institutional operation, characteristic of the collection and cultural activities. The methodology is sustained in the analysis and interpretation of primary sources, so much documents of the «Club Español» as of its library. This library is presented as a classic reading cabinet of a collectivity, opened to its members, with a bibliographical proposal that was intended to recapture the Spanish cultural values and, simultaneously, to satisfy the literary preferences of that time. NMT

  20. Enseñanza y aprendizaje del italiano para profesores de español como lengua extranjera en la Universidad de Oriente

    MSc. Yessy Villavicencio-Simón

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo del artículo es ofrecer algunas particularidades de laenseñanza y el aprendizaje del italiano para los profesores deespañol como lengua extranjera (ELE en la Universidad deOriente, debido a que en muchas ocasiones deben impartir español a hablantes nativos de italiano. El conocimiento de las características y el funcionamiento de la lengua italiana le posibilitan al profesorado de español, la comprensión de las dificultades de sus estudiantes italófonos.

  1. Exploración de las narrativas bilingües orales y escritas en español e inglés

    Maria Luisa Spicer-Escalante

    2015-01-01

    Este estudio investiga las diferencias y/o similitudes en las narrativas personales bilingües, español e inglés, de un grupo de estudiantes de escuela secundaria, cuando cuentan una historia de manera oral o escrita. Previos estudios sugieren que los estudiantes bilingües nativo-hablantes del español tienden a producir narrativas diferentes dependiendo de la lengua en que relatan las historias. Los participantes del estudio escribieron una narración en español y unos días después escribieron ...

  2. Aproximación al español de Perú en Conversación en La catedral, de Mario Vargas Llosa

    Hernández de la Fuente, Victoria

    2017-01-01

    Existen muchos trabajos sobre el español de América en general y también de distintos países hispanohablantes en concreto, pero no es el caso de Perú. Por ello he decidido aportar un pequeño grano de arena realizando mi Trabajo Fin de Grado sobre una aproximación al español de Perú. Departamento de Lengua Española Grado en Español: Lengua y Literatura

  3. Low Barrier Methyl Rotation in 3-PENTYN-1-OL as Observed by Microwave Spectroscopy

    Eibl, Konrad; Kannengießer, Raphaela; Stahl, Wolfgang; Nguyen, Ha Vinh Lam; Kleiner, Isabelle

    2016-06-01

    It is known that the barrier to internal rotation of the methyl groups in ethane (1) is about 1000 wn. If a C-C-triple bond is inserted between the methyl groups as a spacer (2), the torsional barrier is assumed to be dramatically lower, which is a common feature of ethinyl groups in general. To study this effect of almost free internal rotation, we measured the rotational spectrum of 3-pentyn-1-ol (3) by pulsed jet Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy in the frequency range from 2 to 26.5 GHz. Quantum chemical calculations at the MP2/6-311++G(d,p) level of theory yielded five stable conformers on the potential energy surface. The most stable conformer, which possesses C1 symmetry, was assigned and fitted using two theoretical approaches treating internal rotations, the rho axis method (BELGI-C1) and the combined axis method (XIAM). The molecular parameters as well as the internal rotation parameters were determined. A very low barrier to internal rotation of the methyl group of only 9.4545(95) wn was observed. R. M. Pitzer, Acc. Chem. Res., 1983, 16, 207-210

  4. 5-(2-amimo-4-styryl pyrimidine-4-yl-4-methoxybenzofuran-6-ol

    Atteyat A Labib

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available This study describes the organic synthesis of 5-(2-amimo-4-styryl pyrimidine-4-yl-4-methoxy benzofuran-6-ol (SPBF as an example of a benzofuran derivative used as a new series of amyloid imaging agents. These benzofuran derivatives may be useful amyloid imaging agents for detecting B-amyloid plagues in the brain of Alzheimer’s disease. The precursor is 1-[6-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzofuran-5-yl]-phenyl butadiene ketone, which react with guanidine hydrochloride. The purification process was done via crystallization using solvent ethanol. The overall yield was 75% and the structure of the synthesized compound was confirmed by correct analytical and spectral data. Also, The synthesized compound was labeled with radioactive iodine -125 via electrophilic substitution reaction, in the presence of iodogen as an oxidizing agent, the labeling process was carried out at 95oC for 20min. The radiochemical yield was determined by using a thin layer chromatography and the yield was equal to 80%. Preliminary an in-vivo study examined normal mice after intravenous injection through the tail vein and the data showed the labeling compound was quickly cleared from most body organs. The radioiodinated compound showed high brain uptake.The results of this study suggest that radioiodinated (SPBF may be useful as a brain imaging agents.

  5. ¿Ante el primer diccionario monolingüe judeoespañol?

    García Moreno, Aitor

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available In this article we study the 131-entries vocabulary contained in the Sephardic text El Catecismo Menor, translated from English and published (Constantinople, 1854 by the Scottish Protestant mission led by Alexander Thomson. In it, along with the clarification of doctrinal concepts, we find several cases where the explanation given in Judeo-Spanish could correspond to any dictionary definition of the use at the time.El presente artículo se dedica a estudiar las 131 entradas del vocabulario contenido en el texto sefardí El catecismo menor, traducido del inglés y publicado (Constantinopla, 1854 por la misión protestante escocesa de Alexander Thomson. En él, junto con la aclaración de formas en el contexto doctrinal del catecismo, encontramos no pocos casos en que la explicación dada en judeoespañol bien podría corresponder a la definición de cualquier diccionario al uso de la época.

  6. A vueltas con el federalismo español: Pi y Margall, Proudhon y Hegel

    Jorge Cagiao y Conde

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available En los últimos años, varios han sido los estudios que han vuelto a interesarse por Pi y Margall y por su federalismo, y desde luego no es de extrañar porque, en un momento de incertidumbre como el actual, en el que no se sabe bien si la descentralización del Estado desandará lo ya andado o seguirá todavía haciendo camino, cual el caminante machadiano, pocos son los referentes teóricos de los que en España se puede echar mano en materia de federalismo. El principal, el espejo en el que el federalismo español siempre se ha mirado es Pi y Margall, y por ello, como se decía, no es de extrañar que buena parte de dichos estudios vuelvan a él buscando –indirectamente- respuestas o soluciones al problema de los nacionalismos o de la acomodación de la plurinacionalidad en la España contemporánea. Tema que también ha interesado y sigue interesando al hispanismo francés, prueba de lo cual es el texto de nuestro colega Pierre-Luc Abramson que aquí se comenta y discute.

  7. El teatro Español en Ljubljana entre 1945-1990

    Rastko Rafael Djordjević

    1991-12-01

    Full Text Available Una mañana pasada en el archivo del Thatro Nacional de Ljubljana resulta más que suficiente para poder constatar que las obras teatrales españolas han sido estrenadas raramente durante los últimos cuarenta años y esto con mucha irregularidad. Los años cincuenta (el período después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial se mostraron favorables al teatro español; el público de Ljubljana encuentra en las piezas de Lorca y en las del Siglo de Oro algo diferente. Los espectadores viven el destino trágico, la espera vana, el camino irrealizado, Ia muerte con Ia que concluye el anhelo de vivir de los héroes de Lorca; los autores del Siglo de Oro con sus temas caballerescos de honor y de venganza y con su sentido del humor sorprenden y entusiasman. De este modo, se estrenan desde 1949 hasta 1959 tres obras maestras de Lorca:1950 La casa de BemardaAlba,1955 Bodas de sangre y finalmente en 1959 Yerma.

  8. Una visión optimista sobre el periodismo africanista español

    Ángeles Jurado Quintana

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Los medios de comunicación ejercen una labor social fundamental y trabajan con un bien de una naturaleza muy especial, la información, pero también son negocios sujetos a los vaivenes de un mercado y a la ley de la oferta y la demanda. En el caso español, han mostrado tradicionalmente un interés muy superficial y esporádico por las realidades africanas, acicateado habitualmente por un conflicto, una hambruna o un desastre natural. Es habitual escuchar o leer entre los periodistas que se dedican al continente que “África no vende” y estamos acostumbrados a las quejas de esos profesionales a la hora de intentar vender sus reportajes y artículos a medios generalistas o, incluso, de cobrar una remuneración digna por el conocimiento, el esfuerzo y el compromiso de informar sobre y/o desde África. Sin embargo, y pese a este retrato desolador con el que seguro coinciden muchos periodistas, se percibe la sensación de que, desde el punto de vista ‘africanista’, se vive un buen momento y hay razones para el optimismo. 

  9. Requisitos e impedimentos para ser árbitro en el derecho español

    Marcela Rodríguez Mejía

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available La ley española de arbitraje, Ley 60 de 2003, contempla en distintos artículos los requisitos legales que debe reunir todo aquel que pretenda ser árbitro en una controversia regida por la misma, así como también, aquellas situaciones que de presentarse, les impedirán obrar como tal. Al mismo tiempo, y en consonancia con la prevalencia que da a la autonomía de la voluntad de las partes, el legislador español permitió que éstas acuerden otros requisitos a los futuros árbitros. Así las cosas, el artículo analiza, de forma crítica, los requisitos e impedimentos legales a los árbitros bajo el marco de la ley, el fundamento e importancia de que las partes a su vez determinen otros requisitos, así como también, el momento en el que se espera se cumplan los mismos.

  10. Requisitos e impedimentos para ser árbitro en el derecho español

    Marcela Rodríguez Mejía

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available La ley española de arbitraje, Ley 60 de 2003, contempla en distintos artículos los requisitos legales que debe reunir todo aquel que pretenda ser árbitro en una controversia regida por la misma, así como también, aquellas situaciones que de presentarse, les impedirán obrar como tal. Al mismo tiempo, y en consonancia con la prevalencia que da a la autonomía de la voluntad de las partes, el legislador español permitió que éstas acuerden otros requisitos a los futuros árbitros. Así las cosas, el artículo analiza, de forma crítica, los requisitos e impedimentos legales a los árbitros bajo el marco de la ley, el fundamento e importancia de que las partes a su vez determinen otros requisitos, así como también, el momento en el que se espera se cumplan los mismos.

  11. Validez de constructo interna y externa del AGQ y PTEGQ en español

    Francisco Ruiz-Juan

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo es analizar las propiedades psicométricas del Achievement Goals Questionnaire (AGQ y el Perceptions of Teacher's Emphasis on Goals Questionnaire (PTEGQ en español, para determinar la fiabilidad, la validez de constructo interna, así como la validez externa partiendo de la hipótesis de que metas de logro y clima motivacional percibido en Educación Física pueden predecir la motivación y la satisfacción intrínseca en los sujetos que realizan actividad físico-deportiva de tiempo libre. Los análisis psicométricos confirman las cuatro dimensiones que se hipotetizan desde el modelo teórico original. Se ha demostrado la validez estructural apoyando la hipótesis de que están basados en el principio de compatibilidad. También ha quedado demostrada su validez de constructo interna, así como la validez de externa ya que las metas de logro y el clima motivacional percibido en Educación Física pueden predecir la motivación y la satisfacción intrínseca en los sujetos activos. Su fiabilidad ha sido aceptable.

  12. TESTS PERSONOLÓGICOS Y CLÍNICOS EN ESPAÑOL PARA EVALUAR ADOLESCENTES INFRACTORES

    Lorena Wenger

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available La evaluación psicológica de los adolescentes infractores es imprescindible en su recorrido por los servicios de justicia juvenil. Gracias a esta evaluación se garantiza la exigencia legal y la eficiencia de las medidas judiciales y educativas que se prescriben en estos servicios. En el presente articulo, el primero de una serie de dos, se revisan las principales pruebas de evaluación psicológica en español disponibles para profesionales de la psicología que trabajan con adolescentes infractores de los países hispanohablantes. Clasificaremos estas herramientas en tres grupos: a Personológicas adecuadas para cualquier contexto profesional de la Psicología, b Clínicas, cuya utilidad inicial se circunscribe al trabajo con adolescentes que presentan necesidades de salud mental y c Forenses, aquellas desarrolladas especialmente para su uso en adolescentes atendidos en los servicios penales. Los instrumentos forenses se describen en la segunda parte de este artículo (Wenger & Andres-Pueyo, 2016 b (en este mismo número de la revista. Para cada apartado se presentan y revisan los instrumentos más importantes y de utilidad contrastada.

  13. Notas sobre retenciones sintácticas en el español del Paraguay

    Germán de Granda

    1988-06-01

    Full Text Available Ya en 1945 Charles E. Kanyl resaltó, muy justamente, la escasez de estudios sobre la sintaxis del español de América. Tres décadas más tarde Wolfgang Roth , en un contexto metodológico muy diferente, coincide, sin embargo, con el juicio emitido por Kan y y, también, con su diagnóstico de los factores condicionantes de tal situación: la insuficiencia en las técnicas de registro de los rasgos lingüísticos de esta índole y el especial carácter de la tradiciónliteraria hispanoamericana, con su peculiar distanciamiento entre lalengua oral y la escrita, a los cuales por su parte añade, con acierto, la práctica inexistencia (hasta estos últimos años de investigaciones locales orientadas de acuerdo con los planteamientos teóricos de la sociolingüística diacrónica.

  14. Focused modelling. Fracture identification in Olkiluoto borehole OL-KR04

    Jokinen, J.; Jakobsson, K.

    2004-10-01

    An extensive set of measured borehole data has been obtained from geological repository investigations in the bedrock of Olkiluoto. Our hypothesis is that geophysical data may be used more efficiently to identify and classify fracture zones. It is known that several geophysical logging methods yield useful information outside the borehole walls that cannot be reached otherwise. At present, this data is used for additional fracture characterization but not for identification purposes. The study focuses on the application of 14 different geophysical data measured in the borehole OL-KR04. The whole data set is divided into main groups using the Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Each group is composed mainly of sensitive methods detecting specific physical characteristics. The main groups from the geophysical point of view are open fractures, reduced density, increased electrical conductivity, and increased natural radiation. The Varimax optimization method is used to maximize the importance of supporting data as well as to emphasize differences between the discovered principal components. In fracture zone analysis, drilling core samples and the hydrological measurement results form an indispensable data set. For practical reasons, and in order to fulfill the requirements of the PCA analysis, S-wave velocity and electrical resistivity measurements are also performed. A combination of these methods, simultaneously applied using suitable 'trigger limits', identifies penetrated extensive fracture sections in a borehole cost-effectively and unambiguously. (orig.)

  15. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR54 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2010

    Toropainen, V.

    2010-11-01

    As a part of the confirming site investigations at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled a 500.18 m deep drillhole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in July - August 2010. The identification number of the drillhole is OL-KR54. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and the computer recorded drilling parameters during drilling. The objective of the measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volume of the used drilling, washing and flushing water was 382 m 3 . The measured volume of the returning water in the drillhole was 334 m 3 . The deviation of the drillhole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments EMS and Gyro. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength was 111.5 MPa, the average Young's Modulus was 43.7 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio was 0.17. The main rock types are diatexitic and veined gneisses, pegmatitic granite and mafic gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 1.6 pcs/m and the average RQD value is 97.6 %. Nine fractured zones were penetrated by the drillhole. (orig.)

  16. El diccionario contrastivo portugués-español (DiCoPoEs en la lexicografía bilingüe portugués-español: aportaciones, limitaciones y expectativas

    María Ángeles Sastre Ruano

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-7968.2013v2n32p39 En este trabajo se describen algunos aspectos del Diccionario Contrastivo Portugués-Español (DiCoPoEs, un diccionario concebido como un diccionario de aprendizaje de español dirigido a individuos que tienen el portugués como lengua materna y, más exactamente, la variante brasileña del portugués. El equipo que está elaborando el DiCoPoEs ha apostado por el diccionario bilingüe contrastivo para el aprendizaje de lenguas extranjeras y pretende demostrar cómo puede combinarse la instrucción en el uso de una lengua extranjera (el español por medio de los llamados equivalentes del diccionario bilingüe con información contrastiva relativa a las diferencias semánticas entre las unidades de la lengua materna (el portugués que figuran como punto de partida en los artículos lexicográficos (los lemas y las voces que se presentan como correspondientes en la lengua de destino (los equivalentes.

  17. Experimental and numerical analysis concerning the behaviour of OL50 steel grade specimens coated with polyurea layer under dynamics loadings

    Bucur Florina

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available This study refers to an experimental and numerical evaluation of a polyurea coating layer influence on the dynamic behaviour of OL50 specimens. Mechanical quasi-static and dynamic tensile tests were performed in axial loading conditions, for 2 mm steel plate specimens. Several metallic specimens have been previously coated with 1.5 mm and 3 mm respectively thickness polyurea layer and tested in traction. The findings results indicate that the presence of polyurea changes the loading pattern of metallic material in the necking area. In terms of polyurea coated metal specimens fracture, there was clearly observed a change of fracture limit. One possible explanation of this phenomenon is the modification of triaxiality state in the necking zone, fact proven by the numerical simulations. Test results indicate that the presence of polyurea layer delays the necking onset phenomenon which precedes the OL50 metallic specimen fracture.

  18. An isotopic and fluid inclusion study of fracture calcite from borehole OL-KR1 at the Olkiluoto site, Finland

    Blyth, A.; Frape, S.; Blomqvist, R.; Nissinen, P.; McNutt, R.

    1998-04-01

    A study of the geochemistry of fracture filling calcite in borehole OL-KR1 at the radioactive waste disposal investigation site Olkiluoto (in Finland) was undertaken in 1998. The purpose of the present study is to characterize the fracture calcite using mineralogy, oxygen, carbon and strontium isotopes, and fluid inclusions in order to determine past and present chemical and isotopic condition at the site

  19. An isotopic and fluid inclusion study of fracture calcite from borehole OL-KR1 at the Olkiluoto site, Finland

    Blyth, A.; Frape, S. [Univ. of Waterloo, ON (Canada); Blomqvist, R.; Nissinen, P. [Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland); McNutt, R. [McMaster Univ. of Hamilton, ON (Canada)

    1998-04-01

    A study of the geochemistry of fracture filling calcite in borehole OL-KR1 at the radioactive waste disposal investigation site Olkiluoto (in Finland) was undertaken in 1998. The purpose of the present study is to characterize the fracture calcite using mineralogy, oxygen, carbon and strontium isotopes, and fluid inclusions in order to determine past and present chemical and isotopic condition at the site 39 refs.

  20. Contacto y constitución de variedades del español en el Putumayo, Colombia

    Arboleda Toro Rubén

    2003-06-01

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    En distintos lugares de Hispanoamérica se viven procesos lingüísticos análogos al que se dio con la llegada de los españoles a territorio americano; es,  el contacto de diferentes variedades de español, que  desemboca en la constitución del español de América. Uno de esos procesos es el que se viven en el Bajo Putumayo (Amazonia occidental colombiana. Esta región del departamento de Putumayo ha sido objeto de una colonización intensa, sobre todo a partir de 1950 aproximadamente, motivada por distintas bonanzas regionales como la coca, el petróleo e incluso la madera  (antes fueron la quina y el caucho y por los desplazamientos originados por el conflicto armado y otros hechos de violencia en Colombia. La población colona predominante, proveniente del departamento de Nariño y del Alto Putumayo, es hablante de una variedad conocida como español andino;  pero al lado de esta población han llegado hablantes de español tolimense, antioqueño, llanero y costeño (pacífico y atlántico, entre otros. El contacto de estas variedades parece estar originando una nueva variedad, según lo insinúan unos primeros datos recolectados. Atendiendo a un modelo de análisis propuesto por Germán de Granda, consideramos que el proceso de constitución  de la nueva variedad se encuentra en una primera etapa, la de koimeización, que comprende procesos nivelación y simplificación.

  1. Origen e historia de los juegos olímpicos: testimonio del profesor Carlos García Mac Gaw

    García Mac Gaw, Carlos; Vénere, Virginia

    2004-01-01

    En diálogo con el programa Todos los Climas, el profesor de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación de la UNLP, Carlos García Mac Gaw se refiere al origen religioso de los Juegos Olímpicos, el concepto de olimpíadas, a los participantes, modalidades y juegos que se desarrollaban en la antigüedad.

  2. Inter-individual variability in the production of flavan-3-ol colonic metabolites: preliminary elucidation of urinary metabotypes.

    Mena, Pedro; Ludwig, Iziar A; Tomatis, Virginia B; Acharjee, Animesh; Calani, Luca; Rosi, Alice; Brighenti, Furio; Ray, Sumantra; Griffin, Julian L; Bluck, Les J; Del Rio, Daniele

    2018-04-03

    There is much information on the bioavailability of (poly)phenolic compounds following acute intake of various foods. However, there are only limited data on the effects of repeated and combined exposure to specific (poly)phenol food sources and the inter-individual variability in their bioavailability. This study evaluated the combined urinary excretion of (poly)phenols from green tea and coffee following daily consumption by healthy subjects in free-living conditions. The inter-individual variability in the production of phenolic metabolites was also investigated. Eleven participants consumed both tablets of green tea and green coffee bean extracts daily for 8 weeks and 24-h urine was collected on five different occasions. The urinary profile of phenolic metabolites and a set of multivariate statistical tests were used to investigate the putative existence of characteristic metabotypes in the production of flavan-3-ol microbial metabolites. (Poly)phenolic compounds in the green tea and green coffee bean extracts were absorbed and excreted after simultaneous consumption, with green tea resulting in more inter-individual variability in urinary excretion of phenolic metabolites. Three metabotypes in the production of flavan-3-ol microbial metabolites were tentatively defined, characterized by the excretion of different amounts of trihydroxyphenyl-γ-valerolactones, dihydroxyphenyl-γ-valerolactones, and hydroxyphenylpropionic acids. The selective production of microbiota-derived metabolites from flavan-3-ols and the putative existence of characteristic metabotypes in their production represent an important development in the study of the bioavailability of plant bioactives. These observations will contribute to better understand the health effects and individual differences associated with consumption of flavan-3-ols, arguably the main class of flavonoids in the human diet.

  3. Évolution de la normalisation dans le domaine des oléagineux et des corps gras

    Quinsac Alain

    2003-07-01

    Full Text Available La normalisation joue un grand rôle dans les échanges économiques en participant à l’ouverture et à la transparence des marchés. La filière des Oléagineux et des Corps Gras a intégré depuis longtemps la normalisation dans sa stratégie. Élaborés à partir des besoins de la profession et notamment au niveau de la relation client-fournisseur, les programmes ont concerné principalement l’échantillonnage et l’analyse. Depuis quelques années, une forte évolution du contexte socio-économique et réglementaire (utilisation non-alimentaire, sécurité alimentaire, assurance qualité, a élargi le champ de la normalisation. La démarche normative adoptée dans le cas des bio-diesels et de la détection des OGM dans les oléagineux est expliquée. Les conséquences de l’évolution de la normalisation et les enjeux pour la profession des oléagineux dans le futur sont évoqués.

  4. OL-DEC-MDP Model for Multiagent Online Scheduling with a Time-Dependent Probability of Success

    Cheng Zhu

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Focusing on the on-line multiagent scheduling problem, this paper considers the time-dependent probability of success and processing duration and proposes an OL-DEC-MDP (opportunity loss-decentralized Markov Decision Processes model to include opportunity loss into scheduling decision to improve overall performance. The success probability of job processing as well as the process duration is dependent on the time at which the processing is started. The probability of completing the assigned job by an agent would be higher when the process is started earlier, but the opportunity loss could also be high due to the longer engaging duration. As a result, OL-DEC-MDP model introduces a reward function considering the opportunity loss, which is estimated based on the prediction of the upcoming jobs by a sampling method on the job arrival. Heuristic strategies are introduced in computing the best starting time for an incoming job by each agent, and an incoming job will always be scheduled to the agent with the highest reward among all agents with their best starting policies. The simulation experiments show that the OL-DEC-MDP model will improve the overall scheduling performance compared with models not considering opportunity loss in heavy-loading environment.

  5. Kinetic and mechanistic studies of base-catalyzed phenylselenoetherification of (Z)- and (E)-hex-4-en-1-ols.

    Divac, Vera M; Puchta, Ralph; Bugarčić, Zorica M

    2012-08-02

    The mechanism of phenylselenoetherification of (Z)- and (E)-hex-4-en-1-ols using some bases (triethylamine, pyridine, quinoline, 2,2'-bipyridine) as catalysts and some solvents [tetrahydrofuran (THF) and CCl4] as reaction media was examined through studies of kinetics of the cyclization by UV-vis spectrophotometry. It was demonstrated that the intramolecular cyclization is facilitated in the presence of bases as a result of the hydrogen bond between the base and the alkenol's OH group. The rate constants in the base-catalyzed reactions are remarkably influenced by the bulkiness and basicity of the base used and the nature of the considered nitrogen donors. The obtained values for rate constants show that the reaction with triethylamine is the fastest one. THF with higher polarity and higher basic character is better as a solvent than CCl4. Quantum-chemical calculations [MP2(fc)/6-311+G**//B3LYP/6-311+G** + ZPE(B3LYP/6-311+G**] show that the cyclization of (Z)-hex-4-en-1-ol to a tetrahydrofuranoid five-membered ring is kinetically controlled, while the cyclization of (E)-hex-4-en-1-ol to the tetrahydropyranoid six-membered ring is thermodynamically controlled. This is in accordance with previous experimental findings.

  6. Poverty assessment using DMSP/OLS night-time light satellite imagery at a provincial scale in China

    Wang, Wen; Cheng, Hui; Zhang, Li

    2012-04-01

    All countries around the world and many international bodies, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), have to eliminate rural poverty. Estimation of regional poverty level is a key issue for making strategies to eradicate poverty. Most of previous studies on regional poverty evaluations are based on statistics collected typically in administrative units. This paper has discussed the deficiencies of traditional studies, and attempted to research regional poverty evaluation issues using 3-year DMSP/OLS night-time light satellite imagery. In this study, we adopted 17 socio-economic indexes to establish an integrated poverty index (IPI) using principal component analysis (PCA), which was proven to provide a good descriptor of poverty levels in 31 regions at a provincial scale in China. We also explored the relationship between DMSP/OLS night-time average light index and the poverty index using regression analysis in SPSS and a good positive linear correlation was modelled, with R2 equal to 0.854. We then looked at provincial poverty problems in China based on this correlation. The research results indicated that the DMSP/OLS night-time light data can assist analysing provincial poverty evaluation issues.

  7. Flavan-3-ol Compounds from Wine Wastes with in Vitro and in Vivo Antioxidant Activity

    Mirian Salvador

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available It has been suggested that the dietary intake of antioxidant supplements could be a useful strategy to reduce the incidence of diseases associated with oxidative stress. The aim of present work is to study the possibility to obtain compounds with antioxidant activity from wine wastes using water as solvent. Results have shown that it is possible to obtain flavan-3-ol compounds from wine wastes both from V. vinifera (cv. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot and V. labrusca (cv. Bordo and Isabella species. The main phenolic compounds found in the extracts were catechin and epicatechin, followed by procyanidin B3, procyanidin B1, procyanidin B2, gallic acid, epigallocatechin, and procyanidin B4. All flavan-3-ol extracts showed significant in vitro and in vivo activities. It was found that the extracts were able to prevent lipid and protein oxidative damage in the cerebral cortex, cerebellum and hippocampus tissues of rats. Although further studies are necessary, these flavan-3-ol extracts show potential to be used to reduce the incidence of degenerative diseases associated with oxidative stress.

  8. Tipos de cláusula, clases verbales y posición del sujeto en español

    María Elena Sánchez Arroba

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Siguiendo una recomendación metodológica de Dryer (1997 sobre el estudio tipológico del orden de palabras, se analiza la posición del sujeto en cláusulas intransitivas e “intransitivizadas” del español, extraídas del habla culta de tres ciudades hispanohablantes. El análisis se concentra en la clase verbal, como factor sintáctico-semántico de alta incidencia en la posición del sujeto en español, factor directamente vinculado con el tipo de cláusula. Se reconoce como cláusulas intransitivas con mayor tendencia al orden VS, a las de verbos biactanciales de experimentación emotiva, las existenciales, las aspectuales y las de verbos de movimiento, clases verbales que por sus rasgos semánticos, tienden a adquirir un valor presentativo en el discurso. De manera que la motivación semántico-pragmática adquiere mayor relevancia. Se concluye que en español, la posposición de los sujetos no necesariamente ocurre por el rasgo de inacusatividad del verbo, ni constituye un diagnóstico aplicable a todas las clases verbales inacusativas.

  9. La pragmática y la enseñanza del español como segunda lengua

    Jorge Murillo Medrano

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Interesa en este trabajo destacar las interrelaciones entre ciertos conceptos de pragmática lingüística y el desarrollo de la enseñanza del español como segunda lengua. Se parte de algunas nociones generales de pragmática, como la de actos de habla y la noción de imagen social (face para dar cuenta de la importancia que reviste integrar estos aspectos en un currículo de español como segunda lengua. La exposición se divide en tres partes: la primera refiere conceptos generales de pragmalingüística; en la segunda, se reseñan los principales aportes, hasta ahora estudiados, entre esta disciplina y los estudios sobre enseñanza y adquisición de segundas lenguas para, en la tercera, presentar un caso específico sobre el español como L2

  10. LOS ESTUDIANTES EXTRANJEROS Y SU PROCESO DE APRENDIZAJE DEL ESPAÑOL EN COLOMBIA: PRIMEROS INDICIOS DEL TRANSLANGUAJEO

    Jaddy Brigitte NIELSEN NIÑO

    Full Text Available RESUMEN El presente artículo tiene como propósito estudiar el uso de translanguaging en el que en esta investigación se ha decidido traducir como translanguajeo determinado de acuerdo al desempeño sociolingüístico y el aprendizaje de un grupo de 22 estudiantes extranjeros que adquieren el español como lengua extranjera en una universidad colombiana. En este artículo se define el translanguajeo como un recurso estratégico determinado dentro de los procesos de aprendizaje de una lengua distinta a la materna, en este caso el español. Se recogieron los datos por medio de la observación directa, se realizaron entrevistas semiestructuradas a los participantes y se recolectaron algunos documentos que utilizaron los estudiantes en su proceso de aprendizaje del español. Los datos se analizaron de manera inductiva por medio de categorías de análisis determinadas desde los conceptos, temas y relaciones, con el fin de dar respuesta óptima a las preguntas de investigación. Concluyendo que el translanguajeo es un fenómeno que influye en el desarrollo de la lengua extranjera.

  11. Adquisición de los sujetos pronominales en español por aprendientes anglófonos

    López Rueda, Susana

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo tiene como principal objetivo analizar el distinto comportamiento sintáctico y pragmático del pronombre personal sujeto en inglés y en español. Se ha observado la dificultad de los aprendientes anglófonos de español como segunda lengua a la hora de adquirir un parámetro ajeno a ellos como es el de sujeto nulo. La presencia, frente a la ausencia, del pronombre sujeto en el discurso en español puede, en muchas ocasiones, obedecer a razones de énfasis por parte del hablante. Entender el fenómeno sintáctico-discursivo es un requisito fundamental para poder trabajar en la adquisición de dicho parámetro. El manejo de esta cuestión resulta esencial para poder diseñar recursos didácticos apropiados y así paliar problemas detectados en la interlengua del estudiante. Estos recursos son adecuados en todos los niveles de referencia, según las recomendaciones del Marco Común Europeo de Referencia y del Plan Curricular del Instituto Cervantes.

  12. Europa en la política de "presencia internacional" del socialismo español en el exilio

    Abdón Mateos

    1989-01-01

    Full Text Available En la historia del movimiento socialista (PSOE, UGT, FNJSE bajo el régimen de Franco la actividad internacional fue un componente esencial de su política. Esta prioridad de la presencia internacional en la estrategia política del socialismo español se debió a la caracterización que sus dirigentes realizaron del «problema español». Visión determinada por las experiencias de la guerra civil española y la segunda conflagración mundial. Estas guerras supusieron que los secretarios generales del PSOE y de la UGT en el exilio, Rodolfo Llopis y Pascual Tomás, antiguos cuadros cabaileristas, adquirieran una representación del orden político muy condicionada por los problemas internacionales. Esto no quiere decir que el pensamiento político al respecto de estos dirigentes se desarrollara espectacularmente en el exilio. Por el contrario, lo fundamental del debate político giró en torno a la cuestión institucional y a la creación de una alternativa democrática. Las reflexiones sobre el orden internacional o la integración europea se vincularon casi siempre a su influencia sobre la solución del «problema español».

  13. El cómic en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera

    Jorge Catalá Carrasco

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available La experiencia práctica que voy a relatar pretende mostrar las posibilidades que el cómic tiene, como producto cultural, dentro de las clases de español para extranjeros. Mi relación con las clases de español como lengua extranjera (E/LE se ciñe a estudiantes universitarios de un nivel avanzado, esto es, aquellos que han cursado las clases básicas de gramática y quieren profundizar en la lengua y la cultura hispánicas. Dentro de este marco es donde encuadro la presente experiencia. Los estudiantes con los que he trabajado provienen, en su mayoría, de The University of Georgia en los EE.UU. y cursan un semestre en Valencia (España para perfeccionar el idioma. Mi relación profesional con esta universidad norteamericana data de hace más de 4 años, primero como profesor asistente de español en los EE.UU. y luego como coordinador y profesor dentro del programa académico UGA en España, en Valencia.

  14. El cómic en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera

    Jorge Catalá Carrasco

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available La experiencia práctica que voy a relatar pretende mostrar las posibilidades que el cómic tiene, como producto cultural, dentro de las clases de español para extranjeros. Mi relación con las clases de español como lengua extranjera (E/LE se ciñe a estudiantes universitarios de un nivel avanzado, esto es,  aquellos que han cursado las clases básicas de gramática y quieren profundizar en la lengua y la cultura hispánicas. Dentro de este marco es donde encuadro la presente experiencia. Los estudiantes con los que he trabajado provienen, en su mayoría, de The University of Georgia en los EE.UU. y cursan un semestre en Valencia (España para perfeccionar el idioma. Mi relación profesional con esta universidad norteamericana data de hace más de 4 años, primero como profesor asistente de español en los EE.UU. y luego como  coordinador y profesor dentro del programa académico UGA en España, en Valencia.

  15. Evaluation of a computer model to simulate water table response to subirrigation Avaliação de um modelo computacional para simular a resposta do lençol freático à subirrigação

    Jadir Aparecido Rosa

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this work was to evaluate the water flow computer model, WATABLE, using experimental field observations on water table management plots from a site located near Hastings, FL, USA. The experimental field had scale drainage systems with provisions for subirrigation with buried microirrigation and conventional seepage irrigation systems. Potato (Solanum tuberosum L. growing seasons from years 1996 and 1997 were used to simulate the hydrology of the area. Water table levels, precipitation, irrigation and runoff volumes were continuously monitored. The model simulated the water movement from a buried microirrigation line source and the response of the water table to irrigation, precipitation, evapotranspiration, and deep percolation. The model was calibrated and verified by comparing simulated results with experimental field observations. The model performed very well in simulating seasonal runoff, irrigation volumes, and water table levels during crop growth. The two-dimensional model can be used to investigate different irrigation strategies involving water table management control. Applications of the model include optimization of the water table depth for each growth stage, and duration, frequency, and rate of irrigation.O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o modelo computacional WATABLE usando-se dados de campo obtidos em uma área experimental em manejo de lençol freático, localizada em Hastings, FL, EUA. Na área experimental, estavam instalados um sistema de drenagem e sistemas de irrigação por subsuperfície com irrigação localizada e por canais. Ciclos de cultivo de batata (Solanum tuberosum L., nos anos de 1996 e 1997, foram usados para a simulação da hidrologia da área. Profundidades do lençol freático, chuvas, irrigação e escorrimento superficial foram monitorados constantemente. O modelo simulou o movimento da água a partir de uma linha de irrigação localizada enterrada, e a resposta do nível do lençol

  16. “Visto para sentencia”: Actividades para la enseñanza-aprendizaje del español de los juicios

    Elena López-Navarro Vidal

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo recogemos una serie de actividades pensadas para constituir una unidad didáctica destinada a enseñar y aprender el español de los juicios; dicha unidad formaría parte de un curso de español para fines específicos (E/FE, en concreto, de un curso de español jurídico. Así, las actividades que se presentan estarían dirigidas, por ejemplo, a (futuros intérpretes jurados extranjeros que desarrollan su labor en España o a alumnos de Derecho en el marco del programa Erasmus. Estos profesionales y estudiantes necesitan formación en el sistema jurídico español, que se completaría con el estudio del lenguaje, en este caso, del género del juicio oral.

  17. La comunicación escrita en Ch’ol de alumnos de educación secundaria bajo el modelo intercultural bilingüe

    José Bastiani

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available In this article some results related to students Ch'oles written, high level, in the Ch’ol region of Chiapas, Mexico, are presented. Through a qualitative methodology with descriptive and interpretative approach 142 written language texts Ch'ol students who developed several production is explored. Among students, the writings presented by the subject of Language and Culture in Ch'ol programmatically in schools have not formalized, show weaknesses in the elaboration of texts, reflected in the drafting, management confusion of spellings, misspellings, interference Spanish and inability to structure a text in mother tongue Chol Maya. It is suggested that pedagogical and institutional way the development of the subject Language and Culture in Ch'ol and teacher training program to promote writing in this language and ensure mastery of language skills to enable a correct academic writing.

  18. 40 CFR 180.1126 - Codlure, (E,E)-8,10-Dodecadien-1-ol; exemption from the requirement of a tolerance.

    2010-07-01

    ... RESIDUES IN FOOD Exemptions From Tolerances § 180.1126 Codlure, (E,E)-8,10-Dodecadien-1-ol; exemption from... construction that they are readily recognized post-application. (2) The dispensers must be applied discretely...

  19. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)

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  20. Mecanismos sociales de coordinación en el Sistema Español de Trasplantes

    Carmen De Pablos Heredero

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available El proceso de donación de órganos es complejo y demanda de un conjunto de recursos muy especializados e interconectados que operan con altas restricciones de tiempos. El presente trabajo analiza desde las perspectivas organizativas y sociales el Sistema Nacional de Trasplantes. Por medio de una metodología cualitativa basada en el desarrollo de un análisis Delphi, se presenta y describe el complejo sistema de donación de órganos, a continuación se analizan los factores de éxito del sistema de gestión. Se muestra como los mecanismos de coordinación intrahospitalarios, que promueven los hospitales, así como los extra hospitalarios que facilita la Organización Nacional de Trasplantes, posibilitan la colaboración y el consenso que se requieren para conseguir los resultados exitosos que hacen del modelo español un referente mundial. Los resultados apuntan que se dan un conjunto de elementos de gestión que constituyen factores críticos de éxito en el sistema, como las competencias de coordinación que desarrollan por un lado la Organización de Trasplantes y por otro los coordinadores hospitalarios en materia de donación de órganos, factores como la formación a los especialistas, la sensibilización hacia la importancia de la donación, la gestión y el control de la información y la dualidad en el perfil de los coordinadores constituyen los pilares básicos de este sistema excelente.

  1. RIESGO DE INUNDACIONES EN BORREDÀ (BARCELONA POR LA CRECIDA DE LA RIERA MARGANÇOL

    Jaume Alcañiz Solanas

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Las avenidas y las inundaciones son un fenómeno natural común en la zona mediterránea. Las avenidas, con las consiguientes inundaciones, provocan de- sastres que a menudo producen pérdidas humanas, materiales e inmateriales de patrimonio, y por ello este tipo de desastres causan un gran impacto en la sociedad. La relevancia de las inundaciones en nuestra sociedad y el impacto que causó en los habitantes de la zona el episodio de crecida excepcional del río Margançol el 22 de agosto de 2008, ha conducido a profundizar en el riesgo de inundacio- nes en la cuenca de este río. Los objetivos han sido, reconstruir las características hidrológicas del episodio de crecida mencionado, identificar e integrar los facto- res que intervienen en el Análisis del Riesgo de este caso, estudiar la peligrosidad y la vulnerabilidad así como los factores que las generan, y proponer medidas de prevención para eventos similares futuros. Se profundiza en el caso de estudio, analizando por una parte la peligrosi- dad, y por otra, la vulnerabilidad, siempre en relación a la reconstrucción de la avenida del 22 de agosto de 2008. Convienen resaltar que se ha trabajado a dos escalas: una general a nivel de cuenca, y otra de detalle en un tramo de 4,5 km que discurre por el término municipal de Borredà (Barcelona. Con independencia del limitado alcance de la avenida estudiada, las con- clusiones del trabajo permiten, con la metodología usada, evaluar el riesgo de inundación en la zona y proponer medidas de gestión adecuadas.

  2. ESPAMACS: el nuevo Registro Español de Asistencia Mecánica Circulatoria

    Paloma Martínez Cabeza

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available ESPAMACS es el nuevo Registro Español de Asistencia Mecánica Circulatoria, que ha sido creado en el seno del Grupo de Trabajo de Asistencia Mecánica Circulatoria y Trasplante Cardiaco de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Torácica-Cardiovascular (GRUTAT-SECTCV con el objetivo de registrar todas las asistencias, tanto de corto como de largo plazo, que se implanten en España. Técnicamente, es una base de datos «on-line» que permite a los usuarios introducir datos a tiempo real desde cualquier puesto con acceso a Internet. Está operativa desde octubre del 2014, sustituyendo a la anterior base de datos en formato Microsoft Excel en la que se recogieron los dispositivos implantados entre 2007 y 2012. En el presente artículo se justifica la necesidad de este registro en el actual escenario de tratamiento de la insuficiencia cardiaca, caracterizado por la progresión de la asistencia mecánica circulatoria y la limitada disponibilidad del trasplante cardiaco. Asimismo, se describen las características y el funcionamiento de ESPAMACS: propiedad, modo de acceso, planificación y desarrollo, financiación, objetivos, aspectos éticos, requisitos para participar, selección de pacientes, dispositivos incluidos, diseño, variables registradas, sistema de extracción de datos para su análisis estadístico y posterior elaboración de estudios científicos y control de calidad.

  3. Clasificación y eficiencia del Sistema Portuario Español

    Sala Garrido, Ramon

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El actual proceso de innovación tecnológica, alentado por una creciente liberalización y globalización de las economías a nivel internacional, ha propiciado importantes cambios en la organización y gestión de la industria marítima y portuaria que afectan significativamente a la productividad y eficiencia de las actividades desarrolladas en los puertos. En este contexto, la competitividad de nuestro país depende, en gran medida, del desarrollo de los sistemas de transporte, y en particular, de la existencia de unos puertos eficientes que permitan el trasvase de mercancías de un modo ágil y seguro. Por todo ello, en este documento analizamos la eficiencia de los principales puertos del Sistema Portuario Español (SPE usando la metodología DEA (Análisis Envolvente de Datos. El estudio de los niveles de eficiencia alcanzados en los años precedentes por los distintos puertos que componen el SPE, nos permitirá analizar la evolución en los niveles de eficiencia de los mismos con el objeto de llegar a recomendaciones que permitan mejorarla en el futuro. Siendo conscientes de la complejidad y gran diversidad de los puertos que conforman el actual SPE proponemos el estudio previo de la estructura del sistema. El conocimiento de los distintos subsistemas que conforman el SPE nos permite definir grupos homogéneos de puertos en los que promover medidas específicas y diferenciadas que contribuyan a mejorar su eficiencia.

  4. El papel del parlamento español en la democracia de partidos

    Eva Sáenz Royo

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available El papel que cumplen las Cortes españolas viene definido por el artículo 66 de nuestra Constitución cuando señala como sus principales funciones la representativa, legislativa, presupuestaria y de control al Gobierno. No obstante, quizás sea éste una de las cuestiones constitucionales, la de las funciones de las Cortes, donde existe mayor contraste entre el análisis jurídico y la realidad política. En estas páginas se trata de analizar las mutaciones que nuestro sistema de partidos ha provocado en las funciones asignadas constitucionalmente a las Cortes Españolas y conocer el papel real que hoy desempeña en España el Parlamento y sus miembros. Tras enmarcar la cuestión del papel del Parlamento en la historia constitucional europea, se analizan los elementos electorales de la Constitución española de 1978 que explican la dinámica partidista de las Cortes, para a continuación tratar de responder en qué medida puede afirmarse que las mismas «representan al pueblo español», ejercen la potestad legislativa y presupuestaria o controlan al Gobierno. Veremos cómo el protagonismo adquirido de los partidos políticos en nuestro sistema parlamentario ha desvirtuado en gran medida dichas funciones y les ha dotado de nuevas funcionalidades. Finalmente proponemos posibles reformas que hagan más acorde el funcionamiento interno del Parlamento con el papel real que el mismo juega.

  5. Tipos de MDO en los verbos psicológicos del español

    Bárbara Marqueta Gracia

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN. En el presente artículo se pretende argumentar la necesidad de establecer una distinción entre diferentes instancias de Marcado Diferencial de Objeto (MDO en los verbos psicológicos de sujeto experimentante en español. En algunos casos, la aparición de a es obligatoria independientemente de la estructura argumental del verbo implicado, y está vinculada a la presencia en la configuración de rasgos deícticos de persona. Dichos rasgos son inducidos tanto por la presencia de clíticos de dativo como de objetos que mantienen relaciones locativas y/o partitivas. En otros casos, la distribución del MDO es opcional y sensible a la estructura argumental del verbo, alternando con la rección directa -sin preposición-. Esta distribución supone la proyección de un rasgo conceptual de causa, identificado en la posición de objeto/causa de la experiencia psicológica por parte de la preposición a. ABSTRACT.  In this paper, we present empirical evidence showing that a different kind of Differential Object Marking (DOM in Spanish “Psych” experiencer verbs can be distinguished. On the one hand, we found obligatory contexts of marking (regardless of the argument structure of the verb and the animacy/specifity of the object. These are connected with the presence of deictic person features, triggered by dative clitics or objects which bear a locative/partitive relationship.    On the other hand, we can found optional marking, determined by the experiencer-subject/causer-object´s structure, which will be related to a default semantic value of causer in the object projection identified by the preposition.

  6. El punzante pasado : sobre arte, historia y memoria en el estado español

    Juan Vicente Aliaga

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En el texto se plantea la pregunta, y se trata de ofrecer algunas respuestas, sobre la ausencia durante muchos años de trabajos artísticos surgidos en el estado español sobre el pasado histórico, y concretamente sobre el periodo de la II República, la guerra civil y la dictadura franquista. Asimismo se propone una reflexión sobre la amnesia generada en la etapa de la transición a la democracia tras la muerte de Franco. Se estudian distintas propuestas artísticas que han abordado desde finales de los años 80 cuestiones tan lancinantes como el olvido de los represaliados por el franquismo, el papel de las mujeres durante los tiempos de guerra y el exilio, la desmemoria acerca de los campos de concentración en distintas partes de la geografía españolaThe lack of art works related or inspired by the historical past in spanish art is one of the main questions in this text. Particularly why some periods have been neglected: II Republic, Civil War and Franco Dictatorship. Amnesia has also been present in art when dealing with the recent transition to democracy after the death of Franco. Different art practices are perused in this text starting from the 80's and up to now. These art works have dealt with different issues: the oblivion republicans suffered, the role played by women in wartime and in the exile. Also the meaning of forgetfullness on the concentration camps in different regions of Spain is taken into consideration.

  7. Core drilling of deep drillhole OL-KR56 at Olkiluoto in Eurajoki 2011 - 2012

    Toropainen, V. [Suomen Malmi Oy, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-07-15

    As a part of the confirming site investigations at Olkiluoto, Suomen Malmi Oy (Smoy) core drilled a 1201.65 m deep drillhole with a diameter of 75.7 mm at Olkiluoto in October 2011 - January 2012. The identification number of the drillhole is OL-KR56. A set of monitoring measurements and samplings from the drilling and returning water was carried out during the drilling. Both the volume and the electric conductivity of the returning and drilling water were recorded. The drill rig was computer controlled and the computer recorded drilling parameters during drilling. The objective of the measurements was to obtain more information about bedrock and groundwater properties. Sodium fluorescein was used as a label agent in the drilling water. The total volume of the used drilling, washing and flushing water was 1628 m{sup 3}. The measured volume of the returning water in the drillhole was 1142 m{sup 3}. The deviation of the drillhole was measured with the deviation measuring instruments Reflex EMS and Reflex Gyro. The main rock types are veined and diatexitic gneisses, pegmatitic granite and mica gneiss. The average fracture frequency is 2.4 pcs/m and the average RQD value is 96.2 %. Fifty fractured zones were penetrated by the drillhole. Uniaxial compressive strength, Young's Modulus and Poisson's ratio were measured from the core samples. The average uniaxial compressive strength was 120.0 MPa, the average Young's Modulus was 38.3 GPa and the average Poisson's ratio was 0.22. (orig.)

  8. Interferencias de la interlengua en el proceso de aprendizaje del español

    Rosa Manuelle Santos Xavier

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available En el proceso de adquisición de una Lengua Extranjera es común que se sucedan las equivocaciones, que, antes que sea un problema a ser enfrentado por los estudiantes, es importante conocerlos, ya que hacen parte del camino de la apropiación. Éstos están muy cerca de la interlengua, que es una de las sucesivas etapas que atraviesan los aprendientes a lo largo del aprendizaje en su intento por apropiarse a la L2 (Selinker, 1972. La influencia de la lengua materna es causadora de los errores cometidos por el aprendiz, esa es una de las preocupaciones de estudiosos de la interlengua. Esta interferencia en el aprendizaje va hasta el estadio avanzado, existen diferentes tipos de interferencias, bien como hay aquellos que pueden reaparecer en estadios más avanzados, los llamados fosilizados. Además de las interferencias, hay una serie de mecanismos que subyacen a los errores, como: analogía, influencia de la forma menos marcada, hipercorrección, etc. Y es por medio de estos mecanismos que es posible identificar y observar las equivocaciones, entre ellos los más frecuentes son: errores léxicos (transitorios, errores gramaticales, errores fosilizables y también los errores inducidos. Este trabajo va a analizar los postajes de dos blogs de un grupo de siete alumnos, del tercero semestre de 2012, entre hombres y mujeres con nivel mínimo de grado, estudiantes del básico tres del curso de español del Instituto Ágora (Instituto de idiomas de la UFRN. Vamos a buscar en el corpus muestras lexicales cuyas formas escritas son ejemplos de la interferencia de la L1.

  9. DESARROLLO DE HABILIDADES EN EL ESPAÑOL ESCRITO EN PERSONAS SORDAS UNIVERSITARIAS: ESTUDIO DE CASO

    Rita Flórez Romero

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de este estudio fue explorar el impacto de un programa de desarrollo de las habilidades en escritura en un estudiante sordo universitario. Los fundamentos teóricos del programa se basaron en el concepto de escritura como proceso. La investigación se desarrolló en tres fases: (1 caracterización inicial de la escritura del estudiante, (2 diseño y ejecución de un programa para afianzar las habilidades de escritura según lo observado en la primera fase y (3 valoración del texto final con los parámetros de la primera fase. A partir de la comparación entre texto inicial y final, se determinó el progreso que tuvo el estudiante. Dentro de los resultados se evidenció un mejoramiento de las habilidades de escritura en varios aspectos. En cuanto al nivel de conocimiento lingüístico sobre las categorías gramaticales del español que el estudiante empleó, se pudo observar que la manipulación y reflexión sobre estas no resultaron claras ni explícitas, es decir, que el estudiante llegó con dificultad a un nivel de redescripción. Este nivel se caracteriza por un dominio procedimental de dichas categorías y por la identificación de los usos irregulares de estas, sin poder llegar a explicar las razones de dichas irregularidades.

  10. Los Bupréstidos del cuadrante noroccidental español (Coleoptera, Buprestidae

    Arnáiz Ruiz, L.

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available In this paper a faunistic study of species of family Buprestidae Leach, 1815 from north-western part of Spain has been realized, including the following provinces: La Coruña, Lugo, Orense, Pontevedra, Asturias, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava, Navarra, La Rioja, Soria, Burgos, Palencia, León, Valladolid, Zamora y Salamanca. New data of 79 taxa (sp. and ssp., recorded for the first time from several spanish provinces, are included. With the bibliographic and new data brought out, the knowledge about distribution of 103 taxa are updated. A check-list of species containing the provinces, new localities and bibliographic references where the species are cited, is given. Moreover, corrections to the nomenclature of some taxa studied in the present work are done.

    En el presente trabajo se realiza un estudio faunístico de la familia Buprestidae Leach, 1815 en el cuadrante noroccidental español; abarcando las siguientes provincias: La Coruña, Lugo, Orense, Pontevedra, Asturias, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava, Navarra, La Rioja, Soria, Burgos, Palencia, León, Valladolid, Zamora y Salamanca. Se incluyen nuevos datos de captura de 79 táxones (sp. y ssp., primeras citas para varias provincias españolas. Con los datos nuevos aportados y la revisión de datos bibliográficos se actualiza el conocimiento de la distribución de 103 táxones. El listado de las especies se presenta indicando localidades por provincias y referencias bibliográficas donde se ha citado cada especie. Además, se realizan correcciones a la nomenclatura en algunos de los táxones tratados en este estudio.

  11. Ruralidad y discurso: del caso español al de Cantabria

    Eloy Gómez-Pellón

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available La reforma de la Política Agraria Comunitaria (PAC en 1992 por parte de la Unión Europea, en aras de lo que desde entonces se denominará multifuncionalidad de los espacios rurales, hará de la conservación del paisaje y del medio natural, del mantenimiento del tejido social y del bienestar de las poblaciones locales, sus objetivos más ambiciosos. Como atributo del territorio, y en rima con el principio de la sostenibilidad, la multifuncionalidad estará llamada a proveer de bienes públicos a la sociedad en general. Pasado el tiempo, la retórica de la ruralidad, afianzada mediante la Agenda 2000 y las reformas de la PAC de 2003 y de 2004, ha creado la creciente ilusión de un inmenso mundo rural que supuestamente abarca la práctica totalidad del territorio de la Unión Europea, según parece desprenderse de la aplicación de criterios meramente cuantitativos. Paradójicamente, la Unión Europea se extiende sobre una de las áreas más urbanizadas del mundo, y sus habitantes han adoptado estilos de vida urbanos desde hace mucho tiempo. El presente trabajo muestra, a partir del análisis del caso español, por un lado, las dificultades insalvables para asumir esta concepción dicotómica del territorio y, por otro lado, cómo la multifuncionalidad de los espacios rurales esconde una multitud de paisajes sociales de la ruralidad.

  12. Análisis de la programación de la producción en el sector cerámico español

    Vallada, E.

    2005-02-01

    Full Text Available The Spanish tile industry is the European leader in terms of production quota and employs high production automated systems. However, this industry has not yet included necessary production scheduling flexible systems, taking into account demand evolution and competitors countries. In this work we analyze the results of a survey applied to industries in this field allowing us to characterize their operating systems and production scheduling problems. This is a basic analysis and prior to the development of suitable optimization methods that will permit higher competitiveness in the international sector.

    El sector azulejero español ocupa el primer lugar en Europa por cuota de producción y utiliza unos procesos productivos altamente automatizados. Sin embargo, no ha incorporado todavía en su estrategia sistemas flexibles de programación de la producción, que tan necesarios son teniendo en cuenta la evolución de la demanda y los países competidores. En este trabajo analizamos los resultados de una encuesta a empresas del sector que nos permite caracterizar su sistema de operaciones y los problemas de programación de la producción. Este análisis es básico y previo a desarrollar métodos de optimización adecuados que permitan incrementar la competitividad del sector a nivel internacional.

  13. Near infra-red characterization of changes in flavan-3-ol derivatives in cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) as a function of fermentation temperature.

    Hue, Clotilde; Brat, Pierre; Gunata, Ziya; Samaniego, Ivan; Servent, Adrien; Morel, Gilles; Kapitan, André; Boulanger, Renaud; Davrieux, Fabrice

    2014-10-15

    Flavan-3-ols were successfully extracted from cocoa by the Fast-Prep device and analyzed by HPLC-DAD, and their identifications were confirmed by injection of authentic standards. (-)-Epicatechin was the most abundant component with an average of 9.4 mg/g dried cocoa powder. More than 700 cocoa samples were used to calibrate the NIRS. An efficient calibration model was developed to accurately determine any flavan-3-ol compound of ground dried cocoa beans (SEP = 2.33 mg/g in the case of total flavan-3-ols). This performance enabled NIRS to be used as an efficient and easy-to-use tool for estimating the level of targeted compounds. The analysis of the PLS loadings of the model and pure epicatechin spectra gave proof that NIRS was calibrated on an indirect strong correlation resulting in the changes in flavan-3-ols during fermentation and their interaction with some major components, such as proteins. Total flavan-3-ol concentration fell from an average of 33.3 mg/g for unfermented samples to an average of 6.2 mg/g at the end of fermentation. Changes in flavan-3-ol content were dependent upon the origin and highly correlated to the fermentation level expressed as the sum of temperatures (average R(2) = 0.74), a good marker of the fermentation process and of the heterogeneity of the batch.

  14. “Import / export”: aproximación crítica a los discursos sobre el español como recurso económico en el campo del español como lengua extranjera (ELE

    Bruzos Moro, Alberto

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza y contrasta los discursos institucionales y mediáticos sobre el español como recurso económico y los discursos de docentes de español como lengua extranjera (ELE publicados en blogs, páginas web y tableros de discusión. Mientras que los primeros arrojan una impresión optimista del ELE como recurso turístico y oportunidad laboral, en los segundos queda manifiesto el malestar de muchos profesionales que ven el ELE como un sector en crisis (Tolosa Montesinos & Yagüe Barredo, 2012 y en el que predomina la precariedad y el intrusismo. Mediante la yuxtaposición de estos dos tipos de discurso, planteamos algunas cuestiones centrales en la constitución del ELE como campo: ¿Cuáles son los agentes y los medios que promocionan una visión económica del español y del ELE? ¿A qué intereses responde la promoción del ELE como recurso? ¿Cómo se articula y concibe la industria del ELE en el contexto de la globalización y la comercialización del lenguaje? ¿Qué rol se le asigna al profesorado de ELE en este modelo? ¿Cómo ven los docentes su situación e identidad profesional? ¿Qué posición adoptan hacia el discurso del ELE como recurso económico?

  15. Anticancer activity of flavonol and flavan-3-ol rich extracts from Croton celtidifolius latex.

    Biscaro, Fernanda; Parisotto, Eduardo Benedetti; Zanette, Vanilde Citadini; Günther, Tania Mara Fischer; Ferreira, Eduardo Antonio; Gris, Eliana Fortes; Correia, João Francisco Gomes; Pich, Claus Tröger; Mattivi, Fulvio; Filho, Danilo Wilhelm; Pedrosa, Rozangela Curi

    2013-06-01

    Croton celtidifolius Baill (Euphorbiaceae) is a tree found in the Atlantic Forest in Southern Brazil, where it is commonly known as "Sangue-de-Dragão". Its red latex is used traditionally for treating ulcers, diabetes and cancer. To evaluate antitumor activities of Croton celtififolius latex in vitro and in vivo. Phytochemical analyses were conducted using HPLC-DAD-MS. Cytotoxic, nuclease and pro-apoptotic properties were determined using the tetrazolium salt assay (MTT), plasmid DNA damage assay and ethidium bromide (EB)/acridine orange methods, respectively, and antitumor activity was determined in the Ehrlich ascites carcinoma (EAC) mouse model. Phytochemical studies indicated a high phenol content of flavonols (45.67 ± 0.24 and 18.01 ± 0.23 mg/mL of myricetin and quercetin, respectively) and flavan-3-ols (114.12 ± 1.84 and 1527.41 ± 16.42 mg/L of epicatechin and epigallocatechin, respectively) in latex. These compounds reduced MCF-7 and EAC cell viability in the MTT assay (IC50 = 169.0 ± 1.8 and 187.0 ± 2.2 μg/mL, respectively). Latex compounds caused significant DNA fragmentation and increased the number of apoptotic cells (negative control (NC), 12%; latex, 41%) as indicated by differential staining in the EB/acridine orange assay. The in vivo latex treatment at 3.12 mg/kg/day reduced the body weight by 7.57 ± 2.04 g and increased median survival time to 17.5 days when compared to the NC group (13.0 days). In addition, the highest latex concentration inhibited tumor growth by 56%. These results agree with ethno-pharmacological reports showing cytotoxicity and antitumor activity of C. celtidifolius latex. The mechanism of antitumor action may be related to direct DNA fragmentation that reduces survival and induces apoptosis.

  16. Ellagitannins and Flavan-3-ols from Raspberry Pomace Modulate Caecal Fermentation Processes and Plasma Lipid Parameters in Rats.

    Fotschki, Bartosz; Juśkiewicz, Jerzy; Sójka, Michał; Jurgoński, Adam; Zduńczyk, Zenon

    2015-12-21

    Raspberry pomace is a source of polyphenols, which nutritional and health promoting properties are not sufficiently known. The aim of this 8-weeks study was to scrutinize if raspberry extracts (REs) with different ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols ratios might favorably affect the caecal fermentation processes and blood lipid profile in rats. Forty male Wistar rats were fed with a standard diet or its modification with two types of REs (E1 and E2) characterized by different ratios of ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols (7.7 and 3.1 for E1 and E2, respectively) and added to a diet at two dosages of polyphenolic compounds (0.15 and 0.30% of a diet; L and H treatments, respectively). Irrespective of polyphenols dietary level, both REs reduced the activity of bacterial β-glucuronidase, increased production of butyric acid in the caecum and reduced triacylglycerols in blood plasma. The E1 treatment at both dosages caused more effective reduction in the concentration of ammonia and elevated acetate level in the caecal digesta than E2. On the other hand, only the E2 treatment lowered value of the atherogenic index when compared with control group. When comparing dosages of REs, a higher one was more potent to reduce the activity of bacterial β-glucosidase, β-, α-galactosidase and lowered value of the HDL profile in plasma. To conclude, REs may favorably modulate the activity of the caecal microbiota and blood lipid profile in rats; however, the intensity of these effects may be related to the dosages of dietary polyphenols and to their profile, e.g., ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols ratio.

  17. Ellagitannins and Flavan-3-ols from Raspberry Pomace Modulate Caecal Fermentation Processes and Plasma Lipid Parameters in Rats

    Bartosz Fotschki

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Raspberry pomace is a source of polyphenols, which nutritional and health promoting properties are not sufficiently known. The aim of this 8-weeks study was to scrutinize if raspberry extracts (REs with different ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols ratios might favorably affect the caecal fermentation processes and blood lipid profile in rats. Forty male Wistar rats were fed with a standard diet or its modification with two types of REs (E1 and E2 characterized by different ratios of ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols (7.7 and 3.1 for E1 and E2, respectively and added to a diet at two dosages of polyphenolic compounds (0.15 and 0.30% of a diet; L and H treatments, respectively. Irrespective of polyphenols dietary level, both REs reduced the activity of bacterial β-glucuronidase, increased production of butyric acid in the caecum and reduced triacylglycerols in blood plasma. The E1 treatment at both dosages caused more effective reduction in the concentration of ammonia and elevated acetate level in the caecal digesta than E2. On the other hand, only the E2 treatment lowered value of the atherogenic index when compared with control group. When comparing dosages of REs, a higher one was more potent to reduce the activity of bacterial β-glucosidase, β-, α-galactosidase and lowered value of the HDL profile in plasma. To conclude, REs may favorably modulate the activity of the caecal microbiota and blood lipid profile in rats; however, the intensity of these effects may be related to the dosages of dietary polyphenols and to their profile, e.g., ellagitannins to flavan-3-ols ratio.

  18. Mapping Urban Areas with Integration of DMSP/OLS Nighttime Light and MODIS Data Using Machine Learning Techniques

    Wenlong Jing

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available Mapping urban areas at global and regional scales is an urgent and crucial task for detecting urbanization and human activities throughout the world and is useful for discerning the influence of urban expansion upon the ecosystem and the surrounding environment. DMSP-OLS stable nighttime lights have provided an effective way to monitor human activities on a global scale. Threshold-based algorithms have been widely used for extracting urban areas and estimating urban expansion, but the accuracy can decrease because of the empirical and subjective selection of threshold values. This paper proposes an approach for extracting urban areas with the integration of DMSP-OLS stable nighttime lights and MODIS data utilizing training sample datasets selected from DMSP-OLS and MODIS NDVI based on several simple strategies. Four classification algorithms were implemented for comparison: the classification and regression tree (CART, k-nearest-neighbors (k-NN, support vector machine (SVM, and random forests (RF. A case study was carried out on the eastern part of China, covering 99 cities and 1,027,700 km2. The classification results were validated using an independent land cover dataset, and then compared with an existing contextual classification method. The results showed that the new method can achieve results with comparable accuracies, and is easier to implement and less sensitive to the initial thresholds than the contextual method. Among the four classifiers implemented, RF achieved the most stable results and the highest average Kappa. Meanwhile CART produced highly overestimated results compared to the other three classifiers. Although k-NN and SVM tended to produce similar accuracy, less-bright areas around the urban cores seemed to be ignored when using SVM, which led to the underestimation of urban areas. Furthermore, quantity assessment showed that the results produced by k-NN, SVM, and RFs exhibited better agreement in larger cities and low

  19. Propiedades psicométricas de la versión en español del Achievement Goals Questionnaire

    Francisco Ruiz-Juan

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es la adaptación y comprobación de las propiedades psicométricas Achievement Goals Questionnaire (AGQ en español. Para ello se realizan dos estudios independientes. El objetivo del primero es presentar datos psicométricos preliminares (muestra piloto: 247 estudiantes. Expuesto el proceso de traducción, adaptación y validez de contenido de los ítems, se efectúa un análisis estadístico de éstos, la exploración de la estructura dimensional y análisis de la fiabilidad del instrumento. En el segundo (muestra: 2168 estudiantes, el objetivo es analizar con procedimientos confirmatorios la estructura interna del instrumento en tres países de habla hispana: España, México y Costa Rica. La versión en español del AGQ mostró niveles adecuados de consistencia interna, estabilidad temporal, correlación entre la puntuación de los ítems y la puntuación total en cada uno de los componentes. Igualmente, se aportan evidencias de su validez de constructo. Se obtuvieron diferencias de sexo. Estos hallazgos apoyan el uso de la versión en español del AGQ para evaluar las orientaciones de meta de logro que tienen los alumnos en las clases de Educación Física.

  20. Studies of quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK17 on the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Huhta, P.

    2010-06-01

    The Quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK17 were studied by the Geological Survey of Finland in summer 2009. Samples for grain size determinations were taken from 13 vertical profiles, placed about 25 m apart along the trench, where bedrock didn't reach surface. Profiles 5 and 6 were done by the side of the trench because of that. Each till bed was sampled separately. The profiles extended from the soil surface down to bedrock. The samples were first dried in the laboratory after which they were sieved. In addition, the grain size distribution of the < 63 μm fraction was analyzed with the Sedigraph 5100 instrument. Sedimentological observations of the sampling profiles were documented in field by drawing them on a field observation form and the profiles were photographed using a digital camera. In addition, the excavated section was photographed along its whole length. The till cover in OL-TK17 consists of two parts. The surface layer of the upper till is oxidized, brown till, whereas the lower layer is unoxidized, grey till. The lower till has been preserved in bedrock depressions. The lower till is compact, dark grey silty till with more than 19 % of clay-size material (under 0.002 mm). The upper till in OL-TK17 was deposited in the last flow phase of the Weichselian continental ice. Bedrock striations indicate that the ice moved in a WNW-ESE direction. The till beds level out the bedrock topography. Weathered, broken bedrock was found in two places at the bottom of the trench near sampling profiles 08, 09 and 10. No signs of postglacial faults were detected either in the tills or in the exposed bedrock. The tills showed no signs of disturbance related to bedrock movements, only icepressed cracks were found in the lower silty compact till over broken bedrock. (orig.)

  1. (GEHO Grupo español del hormigón

    Editorial, Equipo

    1986-12-01

    by its inscription at the Madrid Provincial Registry of Associations, N.P. 6.771 of July 4th 1985.

    El Comité Europeo del Hormigón (CEB fue fundado en 1957 con el objeto de desarrollar, a nivel internacional, el estudio de toda cuestión científica y técnica susceptible de hacer progresar la construcción en hormigón. Entre sus seis miembros fundadores figuraba el profesor español Eduardo Torroja. Desde esa fecha, el prestigio alcanzado por el CEB ha ido creciendo continuamente, gracias a los trabajos y publicaciones realizados. Por otra parte, desde 1976 en que se reformaron sus Estatutos, el CEB ha pasado a denominarse Comité Euro-Internacional del Hormigón, con lo que admite en su seno a cualquier país del mundo. En la actualidad, los países miembros pasan de cuarenta. En España, la vinculación con el CEB ha venido siendo asegurada tradicionalmente por el Instituto de la Construcción y del Cemento "Eduardo Torroja" (lETcc, perteneciente al Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, quien centralizaba las relaciones tanto técnicas como administrativas. Esta labor del Instituto ha sido muy positiva y de ella se han beneficiado, directa o indirectamente, gran número de expertos y profesionales españoles del sector de la construcción. En particular, la normativa técnica española del sector del hormigón está basada en los trabajos del CEB. El desarrollo creciente de la técnica del hormigón en nuestro país, en sus distintas vertientes de investigación, docencia, proyecto, cálculo, construcción, control de calidad, etc., ha traído consigo que el número de profesionales interesados en el CEB sea hoy considerable. Ello aconseja la creación de una Asociación, al amparo de la Ley de 24 de Diciembre de 1964, que pueda servir de cauce a todas las actividades que se derivan de la pertenencia al CEB, potenciando con ello la participación de los expertos españoles en tan prestigiosa organización. A esta idea de participaci

  2. Ferréol Gilles, Mamontoff Anne-Marie, ss. Dir., Tourisme et sociétés

    Régis Malige

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Le colloque international et pluridisciplinaire organisé en octobre 2008, à l’initiative de l’UFR “Sports, tourisme et hôtellerie” de l’université de Perpignan Via Domitia et du laboratoire de socio-anthropologie (LASA de l’université de Franche-Comté, s’est intéressé aux relations unissant tourisme, loisirs et sociétés. Coordonné par Gilles Ferréol assisté d’Anne-Marie Mamontoff, l’ouvrage, rassemblant des participants appartenant à diverses institutions académiques, regroupe une douzaine d...

  3. Narraciones orales en vasco y español de niños inmigrantes: aprendiendo dos lenguas nuevas

    Díaz de Gereñu, Leire; García-Azkoaga, Inés Mª

    2016-01-01

    Analizamos narraciones orales producidas por alumnos inmigrantes que estudian en un modelo de inmersión total en euskera (modelo D) en dos escuelas de contexto sociolingüístico diferente de la Comunidad Autónoma Vasca. Recogemos textos producidos en euskera y en español que comparamos y analizamos a partir del modelo de la arquitectura textual. Estudiamos la estructura, la presentación de los personajes, los organizadores, la cohesión verbal, las modalizaciones y el uso d...

  4. La extensión del daño contratual en los derechos Español y Chileno

    Fuentes Guiñéz, Rodrigo Abelardo

    2009-01-01

    [ES] El presente estudio se inicia con una referencia a los principales sistemas de extensión del perjuicio en el Derecho comparado occidental, para apreciar que los problemas o interrogantes en todos ellos son los mismos, y las respuestas que se han dado no presentan grandes diferencias, como en un primer momento pudiera pensarse. La parte fundamental del trabajo está dedicado al Derecho español, con innegables referencias a los ordenamientos jurídicos francés e italiano. Se dedica un capítu...

  5. Conocimiento del español y logros laborales de los inmigrantes en España

    Ting, Wang

    2016-01-01

    El objetivo de este trabajo es identificar el rendimiento del conocimiento del español por parte de los inmigrantes en España en términos de mejora de sus posibilidades de empleo, el estatus ocupacional que alcanzan y los ingresos. A partir de hipótesis formuladas sobre la base de la teoría de la Economía de la Lengua (Chiswick, 2008) se estudia el caso de España. Para ello se explota la Encuesta Nacional de Inmigrantes de 2007 enfocando la atención en las características lingüísticas de l...

  6. Registro Español de Ablación con Catéter. V Informe Oficial (2005

    Miguel Álvarez López

    2007-01-01

    Conclusiones: Con un número de procedimientos de ablación superior a 6.000 y con la participación más numerosa de centros de todo el Estado, el Registro Español de Ablación con Catéter aumenta su representatividad y su valor como referencia. El número de procedimientos de ablación de fibrilación auricular se incrementa progresivamente en nuestro país.

  7. Construcción social de género en el cancionero infantil español

    Pascual y Cabo, D.

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En el presente estudio se analiza la construcción social de género a través del contenido de 51 canciones infantiles de la tradición popular española. Con la Etnosintaxis como marco teórico, pretendo analizar la relación bidireccional que existe entre la lengua y la sociedad centrándome en las diferencias de género dentro del ámbito español actual. Los resultados obtenidos evidencian una separación marcada que refleja, al menos de forma parcial, la desigualdad social en que vivimos.

  8. Sobre la construcción de + infinitivo (deísmo) en español

    Benito, Carlota de; Pato, Enrique

    2015-01-01

    En este artículo pretendemos proporcionar la primera descripción completa de la construcción de de + infinitivo en español peninsular. Los trabajos anteriores o bien han mencionado someramente su existencia, localizándola en algunas variedades del sur (Andalucía o Extremadura), o bien han analizado el comportamiento sintáctico de la construcción en regiones concretas, basándose rara vez en datos obtenidos exhaustivamente a partir de corpus. Gracias a los datos del Corpus Oral y Sonoro del Esp...

  9. La franquicia. Análisis comparativo entre el modelo español y el italiano

    López Casado, María

    2016-01-01

    En este trabajo se analiza en profundidad el sistema comercial de la franquicia, desde su nacimiento en Estados Unidos y evolución en este país pionero, hasta la llegada de esta fórmula en Europa y, con especial interés, en España. Se describe cómo ha evolucionado la franquicia en el territorio español, detallando cuál es su situación actual. Desde una perspectiva jurídicolegislativa, se analiza la normativa existente en este campo en España y en Italia, realizando un anális...

  10. Los conectores en español y en tailandés: estudio contrastivo en el texto argumentativo

    Simma, Prairín

    2014-01-01

    [ES] En este trabajo presentado como Tesis Doctoral se aborda un estudio contrastivo entre los conectores en español y en tailandés aparecidos en textos periodísticos argumentativos. Se propone como objetivo buscar las similitudes y las diferencias existentes entre los conectores de las dos lenguas en cuestión y sistematizar equivalencias aproximadas entre ellos. Para la descripción de los conectores, se tiene en cuenta conceptos desarrollados tanto en teorías pragmáticas como en el ámbi...

  11. Análisis crítico de un discurso en la variedad del español andino

    Espinosa Santos, Victoria

    1999-01-01

    Se presenta un análisis crítico de un discurso en la variedad andina del español de Chile con el propósito de verificar los vínculos existentes entre estructuras, estrategias y otros elementos del texto, y la visión de mundo del habitante aymara del norte de Chile. El discurso es una entrevista y se analizan el léxico, la morfosintaxis, la entonación y otras propiedades del texto que muestran cómo el sujeto produce y comprende el mundo que lo rodea. Los resultados del análisis evidencian la p...

  12. Representación de la sexualidad entre hombres en el cine español (1939-2010)

    Arroyo Fernández, Miguel Rafael

    2016-01-01

    Apoyándonos en un conjunto de conceptos y herramientas teóricas provenientes de diferentes disciplinas -principalmente la filología, la psicología, la historia de la sexualidad, la antropología y la sociología- hemos llevado a cabo un doble ciclo de investigación inductiva/deductiva con objeto de estudiar cómo el cine occidental y más específicamente el español ha representado la sexualidad entre hombres desde sus inicios hasta el presente. Hemos llevado a cabo nuestras indagaciones en tres f...

  13. Derecho internacional privado español y pensión compensatoria entre cónyuges

    Ortega Giménez, Alfonso

    2016-01-01

    La pensión compensatoria entre cónyuges en el ámbito del Derecho internacional privado español es fiel reflejo del proceso de codificación internacional en la materia desarrollado en los tres ámbitos tradicionales: competencia judicial internacional, ley aplicable y reconocimiento y ejecución de las relaciones en esta materia. La compleja situación que ha existido hasta el momento en esta materia se ha resuelto gracias al Reglamento 4/2009 (y al Protocolo de La Haya 2007). En u...

  14. Evaluación en el sistema educativo español: el caso de las matemáticas

    Rico, Luis

    1992-01-01

    Los términos claves sobre valoración y enjuiciamiento de los niños y adolescentes del sistema escolar no son equivalentes en el sistema educativo español con los que se utilizan en la Comunidad internacional de Educadores Matemáticos. En la literatura usual en inglés hay dos términos claves: Evaluation y Assesment, evaluation significa “juzgar o determinar el valor o la calidad de algo” y “ha evolucionado de un interés inicial único sobre la medida del rendimiento para realizar juicios sobre l...

  15. “sobre el problema de los interfijos: ¿consonantes antihiáticas en español?"

    Pardo, José Felipe

    2010-01-01

    Yakov Malkiel publicó (1958) un artículo en el cual propone la tesis de que en español existen infijos, conformados por fonemas con una función antihiática. Los siguientes serían ejemplos de palabras que incorporan este tipo de unidades (se subraya el infijo). Dramático, cortejar, saltarín, bosqueril, santafereño, rousseauniano, Joselito, cafetero, cursilería, cafecito, lenguarudo, aguanoso, goterón.

  16. El comercio agroalimentario español en la segunda globalización, 1951-2011

    Ernesto Clar; Vicente Pinilla; Raúl Serrano

    2014-01-01

    Este trabajo analiza la evolución del comercio agroalimentario español en el período en el que han tenido lugar las más hondas transformaciones de la economía española, la segunda mitad del siglo XX y la primera década del XXI. El artículo estudia la evolución de las exportaciones e importaciones agroalimentarias españolas desde 1951 y hasta 2011, junto al saldo de la balanza comercial correspondiente. Asimismo, sigue con detalle los cambios en la composición de las compras y ventas exteriore...

  17. El sistema español de evaluación de impacto ambiental: nuestra posición en el mundo

    Martí­nez Orozco, J. M.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents the results of an evaluation of certain aspects of the performance of the Spanish Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA system. For this purpose, parallels between the EIA system in Spain and in other countries have been established. The study is based on a comparative review of the EIA systems currently in force in 55 countries. A set of performance indicators was developed and applied to the assessment of these EIA systems. The results reveal that the Spanish EIA system is in a peculiar situation in the international arena, which is explained by the combination of major shortcomings and some advantages in EIA practice. Spain is one of the World's largest "producers" of EIAs, and one of the industrialized countries that least legislative ammendments has introduced to remedy deficiencies in EIA practice. Many of these deficiencies still remain.Se realiza una evaluación de ciertos aspectos del proceso español de evaluación de impacto ambiental (EIA mediante su comparación con otros sistemas actualmente en funcionamiento. Se ha seleccionado para ello una muestra de 55 países, a los que se ha aplicado un conjunto de indicadores relativos a la práctica en EIA. Los resultados revelan que la EIA española presenta una situación singular en el ámbito internacional, que resulta de la combinación de importantes carencias, semejantes a las que operan en sistemas con escasa tradición en EIA, y diversas fortalezas. España se encuentra hoy entre los principales "productores" de EIA en el mundo, pero es también uno de los países industrializados que menos modificaciones legales ha introducido para subsanar las deficiencias prácticas. Muchas de ellas quedan aún pendientes.

  18. Spleen and Lymphatic System

    ... Wrong Print en español El bazo y el sistema linfático The lymphatic system is an extensive drainage ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for ...

  19. Endocrine System (For Parents)

    ... Problems With the Endocrine System Print en español Sistema endócrino Although we rarely think about them, the ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  20. Male Reproductive System

    ... With the Male Reproductive System Print en español Sistema reproductor masculino Reproduction All living things reproduce. Reproduction — ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  1. The Visual System

    Full Text Available ... Fun Stuff Cool Eye Tricks Links to More Information Optical Illusions Printables The Visual System Ever wonder how your eyes work? Watch this video to learn how you’re able to see the world around you. Did You Know? On ... on Social Media Information in Spanish (Información en español) Website, Social Media ...

  2. The Visual System

    Full Text Available ... Fun Stuff Cool Eye Tricks Links to More Information Optical Illusions Printables The Visual System Ever wonder how your eyes work? Watch this video to learn how you’re able to see the world around you. Did ... on Social Media Information in Spanish (Información en español) Website, Social Media ...

  3. Synthesis, growth, physicochemical properties and DFT calculations of 2-naphthol substituted Mannich base 1-(morpholino(phenyl) methyl) naphthalen-2-ol: A non linear optical single crystal

    Dennis Raj, A.; Jeeva, M.; Shankar, M.; Venkatesa Prabhu, G.; Vimalan, M.; Vetha Potheher, I.

    2017-11-01

    2-Naphthol substituted Mannich base 1-morpholino(phenyl)methyl)naphthalen-2-ol (MPMN), a potential NLO active organic single crystal was developed using acetonitrile as a solvent by slow evaporation method. The experimental and theoretical analysis made towards the exploitation in the field of electro-optic and NLO applications. The cubic structure with non-centrosymmetric space group Cc was confirmed and cell dimensions of the grown crystal were obtained from single crystal X-ray diffraction (XRD) study. The formation of the Csbnd Nsbnd C vibrational band at 1115 cm-1 in Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR) analysis confirms the formation of MPMN compound. The placement of protons and carbons of MPMN were identified from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) analysis. The wide optical absorption window and the lower cutoff wavelength of MPMN show the suitability of the material for the various laser related applications. The presence of dislocations and growth pattern of crystal were analyzed using chemical etching technique. The Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) of MPMN was found to be 1.57 times greater than the standard KDP crystal. The laser damage threshold was measured by using Nd: YAG laser beam passed through the sample and it was found to be 1.006 GW/cm2. The electronic structure of the molecular system and the optical properties were also studied from quantum chemical calculations using Density Functional Theory (DFT) and reported for the first time.

  4. A Recyclable Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Methylene-2,3-Dihydrobenzofuran-3-ols by Cycloisomerization of 2-(1-Hydroxyprop-2-ynylphenols in Ionic Liquids

    Bartolo Gabriele

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available A recyclable palladium-catalyzed synthesis of 2-methylene-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-3-ols 2 by heterocyclization of 2-(1-hydroxyprop-2-ynylphenols 1 in an ionic liquid medium (BmimBF4 is presented. The process takes place under relatively mild conditions (100 °C, 5 h in the presence of catalytic amounts (2 mol % of PdI2 in conjunction with KI (5 equiv with respect to PdI2 and an organic base, such as morpholine (1 equiv with respect to 1, to give 2 in high yields (70%–86%. The PdI2-KI catalytic system could be recycled up to six times without appreciable loss of activity. Moreover, products 2 could be easily converted in a one-pot fashion into 2-hydroxymethylbenzofurans 3 (52%–71%, based on 1 and 2-methoxymethylbenzofurans 4 (52%–80%, based on 1 by acid-catalyzed allylic isomerization or allylic nucleophilic substitution.

  5. Study of thermodynamic and transport properties of binary liquid mixtures of n-decane with hexan-2-ol, heptan-2-ol and octan-2-ol at T = 298.15 K. Experimental results and application of the Prigogine–Flory–Patterson theory

    Mahajan, Aravind R.; Mirgane, Sunil R.

    2013-01-01

    Highlights: • The large positive V m E values are obtained for the binary mixtures at 298.15 K. • Excess isentropic compressibilities for the binary mixtures are positive over the whole composition range. • The values of G ∗E for all binary mixtures are negative over entire mole fraction. • Viscosities measured for the binary mixtures were correlated with values calculated by various viscosity models. • PEP theory, Bloomfield and Dewan model and Jouyban–Acree model are also used to correlate the experimental data. -- Abstract: Densities and viscosities of binary mixtures of n-decane with hexan-2-ol, heptan-2-ol and octan-2-ol have been measured over the entire range of composition at T = 298.15 K and at atmospheric pressure. From the experimental values of density and viscosity, the excess molar volumes (V m E ) and excess Gibbs energy of activation of viscous flow (G ∗E ) have been calculated. These results were fitted to Redlich–Kister polynomial equations to estimate the binary coefficients and standard errors. Jouyban–Acree model is used to correlate the experimental values of density, viscosity and ultrasonic velocity at T = 298.15 K. The results of the viscosity-composition are discussed in the light of various viscosity semi-empirical equations. The experimental results have been used to test the applicability of the Prigogine–Flory–Patterson (PFP) theory. The values of Δln η have also been analysed using Bloomfield and Dewan model. The experimental and calculated quantities are used to study the nature of mixing behaviour between the mixtures

  6. Synthesis and Characterization of nanostructured Mn oxide in (Ca-OL-2) layers from ores of the Serra do Navio (Amapa) mine; Sintese e caracterizacao de oxido de Mn nanoestruturado em camada (Ca-Ol-2) a partir de minerios da antiga mina de Serra do Navio (Amapa)

    Mar, I.C. do; Figueira, B.A.M., E-mail: brunoufopa@hotmail.com [Universidade Federal do Oeste do Para (UFOPA), Santarem, PA (Brazil). Instituto de Engenharia e Geociencias; Silva, L.N. da [Universidade Federal do Para (UFPA), Belem, PA (Brazil). Instituto de Geociencias; Mercury, J.M.R. [Instituto Federal do Maranhao (IFMA), Sao Luiz, MA (Brazil). Departamento de Quimica

    2016-07-01

    In this study, layered nanostructured Mn oxide, Ca-OL (octahedral layer), was obtained from Mn ores of Serra do Navio (Amapa, Brazil). The developed synthetic route used dissolution chemical processes, precipitation, ion exchange and hydrothermal treatment, respectively. The results showed the presence of DRX peaks in the position 12,5 and 25º (2 theta), confirming Mn oxide Na-birnessite-type structure (Na-OL-1) obtainment which transformed into Ca-buserite (Ca-OL-2) after Ca{sup 2+} ion exchange. Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) bands of the MnO6 octahedrons Mn-O vibrational bond were identified in the range of 800 to 400 cm{sup -1} which confirmed the DRX data obtained. The Ca-OL-2 thermal behavior obtained by TG-DTA showed thermal stability above 850 deg C, thus exhibiting that products as ores can be transformed into Mn oxides nano layers with high thermal stability. (author)

  7. Velódromo Olímpico de Montreal – Canadá

    Taillibert, Roger

    1976-12-01

    Full Text Available This stadium is one of the most interesting ones that have been constructed lately. It has the following basic conditions: harmonious integration with the other Olympic installations; possibilities for future enlargements; total absence of supports; perfect permeability for the natural daylight; and perfect insulations in view of the hard climate of Montreal. Bearing these features in mind, the building consists of two parts: — The velodrome itself with lawn; 285.70 m long and 7.50 m wide courses with a slope varying between 18° and 48° with regard to the horizontal line; gallery for the public; auxiliary premises; dressing rooms, etc. — And the regular spheric roof the plan form of which represents three segments beginning with one buttress in the northeast end and increasing to three buttresses in the southeast end. This entirely self-supporting dome is 172 m long with a maximum height of 32 m. The total surface is 15,000 m2. The work was calculated by means of computers and was carried out with prefabricated pieces of concrete so as to achieve a better quality control of the concrete, and above all, a greater exactness of the prefabricated members. This was an indispensable factor in this case, where the maximum admissible error in most of the pieces was only 1.5 mm.Es uno de los estadios más interesantes de los últimos tiempos, con las siguientes condiciones básicas: armónica integración con las restantes instalaciones olímpicas; posibilidad de transformación para futuras aplicaciones; total ausencia de soportes; amplia permeabilidad a la luz natural; y perfecta estanquidad ante las duras condiciones climáticas de Montreal. Partiendo de estas premisas, el edificio consta de dos partes: — El velódromo propiamente dicho, con: césped; pista de carreras de 285,70 m de desarrollo, 7,50 m de anchura e inclinación variable entre 18° y 48° respecto a la horizontal; gradas para el público; locales auxiliares

  8. La cubierta de la piscina olímpica, de Nápoles

    Defez, Alberto

    1964-10-01

    Full Text Available The Olympic Swimming Pool of Naples is a brilliant completion of the more urgent sporting facilities required by this city. An outstanding feature of this project is the short time taken to build it, namely, six months. This has been possible in part to the energetic and very carefully planned direction of the work. The main item of interest in this pool (which can hold 400 swimmers comfortably is the roof. This is a compound structure, covering an area of 6,000 m2, without intermediate supports. The resistant elements are made of prestressed concrete, and reinforced concrete foundations. These supports carry two cantilevered arms, one of which is anchored to heavy concrete blocks, 5.70 ms away from the support centerline, and the other, extending inwards, supports at its end the metal girders which span the pool. The total length which is thus spanned is 60.80 ms. The structure and the enclosing material is sufficiently transparent to allow for adequate natural illumination to reach the interior of the building. Thermal insulation and artificial point illumination is also provided.La construcción de la, piscina olímpica de Nápoles (Italia cierra brillantemente las necesidades más urgentes de instalaciones deportivas en la ciudad. Entre las características más importantes de esta obra destaca el reducido tiempo empleado en su construcción (seis meses, alarde que sólo ha sido posible gracias a la presencia de una dirección dinámica y al estudiado plan de ejecución. La piscina tiene una capacidad para 400 bañistas. La atención en esta obra se fija, preponderantemente, en la cubierta, cuya estructura, mixta, ha sido estudiada con escrupuloso detalle. La superficie cubierta es de 6.000 m2, sin soporte alguno intermedio. La estructura se compone de una serie de elementos resistentes, de hormigón pretensado, que se apoyan en soportes, de hormigón armado, y van provistas de tirantes, anclados al brazo exterior del elemento o contram

  9. Piscina olímpica de la Ciudad Universitaria, en Caracas

    Villanueva, Carlos Raúl

    1964-05-01

    Full Text Available This sporting installation has two well differentiated zones. One is out of doors, and includes the swimming pools. The other is enclosed, and houses the management and administrative services, social activities and facilities for indoor sports. The ground level of the first zone is taken up with the changing rooms, which can be reached from the street. It is connected with the pools, placed at a higher level, and with the servicing installations and other ancillary facilities. Advantage has been taken of a small hill, to build on it the main public stands, and next to them the two Olympic swimming pools: one for swimming competitions and the other for diving. The approaches and access roads for the spectators, and the public services are located beneath the stands. The indoor sports faciliaties comprise boxing and fencing halls, changing rooms, massage and washing rooms. On the top floor there is a social club, enjoying a view of the swimming pools; also a lounge, cafeteria, a room for sporting trophies, table tennis rooms, a gymnasium and offices. The external elevation shows the concrete structure, in its natural rough texture, whilst other surfaces are covered with coloured tiles. The stands, the sun canopies and the forceful outline of the large overhangs are outstanding features which make a distinct impact on the onlooker.Dos zonas claramente diferenciadas se distinguen en este conjunto orgánico deportivo: una zona al aire libre, la dedicada a piscinas; y otra zona cubierta, destinada a alojar la administración, dirección, actividades sociales y salas de juegos. La planta baja de la primera está ocupada por una zona de vestuarios—con acceso desde la calle, y comunicación con la piscina situada en la planta alta—, manutención, servicios generales, maquinaria, etc. Se ha aprovechado una pequeña colina donde se apoyan las plataformas principales para el público y en la que se han situado las dos piscinas olímpicas: una para

  10. El Instituto Español de Entomología (CSIC y la multitud molesta

    Martín Albaladejo, Carolina

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The Spanish Institute of Entomology (IEE was founded in 1941, direct heir of the former Entomology Section of the National Museum of Natural Science. Among the tasks assigned to the new Institute was to provide “to the interested centers the data resulting from the work that he made with insects with economic and public health significance”. Gonzalo Ceballos was appointed Director; his proposals, alongside the work of the institutions responsible for forest management, turned up the IEE into one of the driving forces of many initiatives in this field. His management also provided an excellent opportunity to meet the objectives for which the Institute was conceived. Three forms of participation were distinguished on the study, management and control of forest pests. On one hand, the involvement of the IEE in resolving queries from individuals, companies and institutions; second, the development of scientific projects supported by the Juan de la Cierva Board of Trustees and, finally, collaborations with different departments belonging of the Ministry of Agriculture. It is stated that, the lack of specialized personnel assigned to the IEE pests’ management was a serious drawback to continue the initiatives of Ceballos be developed beyond management.En 1941 se creó el Instituto Español de Entomología (IEE, heredero directo de la antigua Sección de Entomología del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. Entre las labores encomendadas al nuevo establecimiento estaba la de aportar «a los Centros de aplicación los datos resultantes de los trabajos que en él se efectúen con los insectos, de interés económico y sanitario». Gonzalo Ceballos fue nombrado Director y sus propuestas, junto al trabajo de las instituciones encargadas de la gestión forestal, hicieron del IEE uno de los centros motores de muchas iniciativas en este campo. Su dirección supuso, además, una excelente oportunidad para cumplir los objetivos con los que fue concebido

  11. Los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona, 25 años después (3

    Francesc Solanellas Donato

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available Uno de los ejes básicos de la organización de unos juegos olímpicos son sus instalaciones deportivas. Desde esta perspectiva se analizan la inversión, la gestión y el impacto que estas han tenido en la ciudad de Barcelona. Las instalaciones olímpicas de Barcelona 1992 no se situaron únicamente en la ciudad ni todas ellas fueron explotadas en base al mismo deporte que albergaron. Uno de los éxitos de Barcelona fue dimensionar la inversión de acuerdo con las necesidades reales de la ciudad. También en materia de instalaciones deportivas se cumplió este principio. En este tercer artículo se aportan datos económicos, información sobre la construcción y posterior gestión de las instalaciones deportivas y su impacto en el incremento de la práctica deportiva de la ciudadanía de Barcelona.

  12. Estudio contrastivo del género discursivo del ensayo argumentativo: español-inglés

    Pauline Moore

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Para identificar los modelos utilizados por estudiantes universitarios mexicanos en el género discursivo valorado del ensayo argumentativo, se analizaron 36 ejemplares producidos por 18 estudiantes en español y en inglés como segunda lengua. Se analizaron las tesis y reiteración de tesis con la teoría de la valoración (Martin & White, 2005 y se clasificaron en cerradas y abiertas. Esta clasificación sirvió para caracterizar cinco estructuras genéricas; 1 tesis cerrada, reiteración en conclusiones; 2 tesis abierta, reiteración cerrada; 3 tesis cerrada, reiteración abierta; 4 tesis abierta, sin postura; 5 tesis cerrada al final, sin reiteración. Se encontró una preferencia para el patrón 2, ‘tesis abierta/reiteración cerrada’, utilizado en siete ensayos en español y seis en inglés. Además se observó una variación considerable en los patrones utilizados, indicando una falta de acuerdo en esta comunidad discursiva acerca de la norma en cuanto a la estructura genérica.

  13. Construcciones resultativas en español. Caracterización sintáctico-semántica

    Beatriz Rodríguez Arrizabalaga

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Debido a su escasa productividad en español, la construcción resultativa ha pasado prácticamente desapercibida en los estudios de lingüística española, donde o se ha negado por completo su existencia o se ha catalogado como una estructura resultativa falsa en tanto que solo semejante a su contrapartida inglesa en forma. Con objeto de demostrar, sin embargo, que se trata de un esquema oracional con autonomía propia en español, que, como tal, merece ser estudiado, este artículo analiza cinco de sus rasgos sintácticos, semánticos y pragmáticos distintivos, sin parangón en inglés: (i el significado global de la construcción; (ii las clases semánticas de verbos más recurrentes en la misma; (iii la preferencia de su atributo tanto por la forma preposicional como por su anteposición a la base de la atribución; y, finalmente, (iv su tendencia a presentar intensificación adverbial.

  14. Growth and accumulation of flavan-3-ol in Camellia sinensis through callus culture and suspension culture method

    Sutini Sutini

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available This study was aimed to assess flavan-3-ol biomass in C. sinensis through callus cultures and suspension cultures derived from leaf explants. Callus initiation of both cultures were using Murashige and Skoog medium were enriched with plant growth regulators Naphtha-lene Acetic Acid 3.0 mg/L and kinetin 2.0 mg/L. The procedures in this study were: (1 callus initiation by cutting the leaves of C. sinen-sis shoots then planted on Murashige and Skoog medium that were enriched with plant growth regulators, (2 sub callus culture on fresh medium that enriched with the same growth regulators, (3 suspension culture initiation of liquid callus, (4 growth examination of callus and suspension cultures in week 12, (5 examination of qualitative-quantitative content of flavan-3-olin suspension cultures at week 4. The results show that suspension cultures contain biomass flavan-3-ol that increase in the same manner of the increase of callus age and weight

  15. La Sanidad Militar del Ejército Español en la Guerra de 1895 en Cuba

    Díaz Martínez, Yolanda

    1998-06-01

    Full Text Available During the last Cuban Independence War, the combination of several factors like climate, a poor feeding and the continuos movements of the Army, caused a physical weakness and an increment of diseasies among the Spanish soldiers. The study of these diseasies, many of them tropical ones, their treatment and adopted sanitary measures (like the construction of hospitals, the improvement of installations, etc. can constitute a first step in order to know the number of the soldier infected by these diseasies and in which manners this fact affected the capacity of the Spanish Army.

    Durante la última guerra de independencia cubana se combinaron diferentes factores como el clima, la mala alimentación y las continuas marchas que motivaron un debilitamiento en los soldados españoles y un aumento de las enfermedades en las filas del Ejército Español. El estudio de estas enfermedades, muchas de ellas tropicales, su tratamiento y las medidas sanitarias adoptadas (construcción de hospitales, habilitación de edificios, etc. es un primer paso para conocer el número de soldados afectados por éstas y en qué medida ello afectó en la eficacia del Ejército Español.

  16. Contraste pragmalingüístico de las expresiones de disculpa entre el español y el chino

    Tzu Yu Liu

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Es bien sabido que nuestra forma de hablar y el uso del lenguaje están estrechamente relacionados con el factor sociocultural. El objetivo principal de este artículo es hacer una comparación de las fórmulas de disculpa más usadas en español y en chino, desde la perspectiva cultural y pragmática. Con ello esclarecemos la influencia sociocultural en la realización del acto de habla de disculpa en español peninsular y el chino de Taiwán. Analizamos las expresiones de disculpa desde el punto de vista de su contexto y de la cortesía, ya que estas fórmulas tienen diferentes funciones en ambos ámbitos. Además comparamos las semejanzas y diferencias de su uso para ilustrar los rasgos específicos de cada sociedad. De este modo, comprobamos que para comunicarnos con interlocutores de diferente cultura, siempre hay que tomar en consideración el factor sociocultural.  

  17. Comportamiento del consumidor español ante la percepción de precios en hoteles online

    María-Encarnación Andrés Martínez

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available La situación económica a nivel mundial, la influencia de factores relacionados con la tasa de inflación o la presencia de fenómenos especulativos en el país y la posibilidad de obtener más información de una forma más rápida y sencilla a través de internet ha provocado que la percepción de precios juegue un papel fundamental en las respuestas comportamentales del consumidor. De ahí que el presente artículo se focalice en conocer las consecuencias que puede tener la percepción del precio en el comportamiento de compra del consumidor español en la reserva hotelera online. La aplicación empírica se ha efectuado en la reserva en internet de hoteles de cuatro estrellas en el ámbito geográfico español. El análisis permite determinar los aspectos con mayores consecuencias en función de la percepción de justicia. La principal conclusión que se puede extraer del trabajo es la mayor influencia de la percepción de justicia sobre la confianza en la decisión siendo este aspecto el más afectado ante una percepción de injusticia de precios por parte del consumidor.

  18. Proyectos y ensayos en torno a la primera Exposición conjunta de Arte Normativo Español

    Barreiro López, Paula

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available The Primera Exposición Conjunta de Arte Normativo Español, held in the Athenaeum of Valencia in March 1960, was the result of a series of earlier projects which, since 1959, had been oriented toward the unification in a common front of Spanish constructivist tendencies. In this article the author studies the precedent projects and their transformation into this exhibition, and analyses the projects and debates brought about by the show, both within this collective and in the criticism of the period.

    La Primera Exposición Conjunta de Arte Normativo Español, realizada en el Ateneo de Valencia en marzo de 1960, fue el resultado de toda una serie de proyectos anteriores que, desde 1959, estaban encaminados a la unificación de las tendencias constructivistas españolas en un frente común. El objeto de este artículo es el estudio de dichos proyectos precedentes y de su transformación en la citada exposición, analizando, además, los planes y debates que suscitó la muestra, tanto dentro del colectivo, como en la crítica del momento

  19. Chlorogenic acid, anthocyanin and flavan-3-ol biosynthesis in flesh and skin of Andean potato tubers (Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigena).

    Valiñas, Matías Ariel; Lanteri, María Luciana; Ten Have, Arjen; Andreu, Adriana Balbina

    2017-08-15

    Natural variation of Andean potato was used to study the biosynthesis of phenolic compounds. Levels of phenolic compounds and corresponding structural gene transcripts were examined in flesh and skin of tubers. Phenolic acids, mainly chlorogenic acid (CGA), represent the major compounds, followed by anthocyanins and flavan-3-ols. High-anthocyanin varieties have high levels of CGA. Both metabolite and transcript levels were higher in skin than in flesh and showed a good correspondence. Two hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA transferases (HCT/HQT) have been involved in CGA production, of which HCT reflects CGA levels. Catechin was found in pigmented tissues whereas epicatechin was restricted to tuber skin. Transcripts of leucoanthocyanidin reductase (LCR), which generates catechin, could not be detected. Anthocyanidin reductase (ANR) transcripts, the enzyme responsible for epicatechin production, showed similar levels among samples. These data suggest that the biosynthesis of flavan-3-ols in potato tuber would require ANR but not LCR and that an epimerization process is involved. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  20. Kernels para la clasificacíon de preguntas en español y catalán

    David Tomás

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo presenta una aproximacíon a la clasificación automática de preguntas en español y catalán. El sistema de clasificación está basado en el algoritmo SVM y en el uso de diferentes funciones kernel, empleando únicamente características textuales superficiales que permiten la obtencíon de un sistema fácilmente adaptable a diferentes idiomas. Se ha realizado un estudio sobre el correcto a juste de parámetros de los kernels, la precisíon de los mismos, la definicíon de distintos vectores de características de aprendizaje y el rendimiento en función del idioma de trabajo. Adicionalmente, se ha experimentado con el algoritmo LIBLINEAR, aplicado aquí por vez primera a la tarea de clasificación de preguntas. Con este algoritmo, así como con los kernels definidos, se han obtenido valores de precisión por encima del 80 % para los dos idiomas tratados, superando a otros algoritmos tradicionales de clasificación. Para el entrenamiento y evaluación del sistema se ha desarrollado un corpus paralelo de 2.393 preguntas en inglés, español y catalán.

  1. Real-time vision systems

    Johnson, R.; Hernandez, J.E.; Lu, Shin-yee [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)

    1994-11-15

    Many industrial and defence applications require an ability to make instantaneous decisions based on sensor input of a time varying process. Such systems are referred to as `real-time systems` because they process and act on data as it occurs in time. When a vision sensor is used in a real-time system, the processing demands can be quite substantial, with typical data rates of 10-20 million samples per second. A real-time Machine Vision Laboratory (MVL) was established in FY94 to extend our years of experience in developing computer vision algorithms to include the development and implementation of real-time vision systems. The laboratory is equipped with a variety of hardware components, including Datacube image acquisition and processing boards, a Sun workstation, and several different types of CCD cameras, including monochrome and color area cameras and analog and digital line-scan cameras. The equipment is reconfigurable for prototyping different applications. This facility has been used to support several programs at LLNL, including O Division`s Peacemaker and Deadeye Projects as well as the CRADA with the U.S. Textile Industry, CAFE (Computer Aided Fabric Inspection). To date, we have successfully demonstrated several real-time applications: bullet tracking, stereo tracking and ranging, and web inspection. This work has been documented in the ongoing development of a real-time software library.

  2. Geological mapping of investigation Trench OL-TK13 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Talikka, M.

    2007-04-01

    Geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK13 was carried out by the Geological Survey of Finland at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, as a part Posiva Oy's site investigation programme for the development of an underground repository for nuclear waste. The east-west striking, ca. 250 m long trench is located in the vicinity of boreholes OL-KR23 and OL-KR27, ca. 250 m east of the ONKALO research facility. The mapping was performed from washed bedrock surface and rock types were determined macroscopically. The main rock types in OL-TK13 are diatexitic gneiss, veined gneiss, pegmatitic granite and K-feldspar porphyry. Mica gneiss and granite/granitized mica gneiss exist to a lesser extent. The diatexitic gneiss is the dominant rock type in the western part and the veined gneiss in the eastern part of the trench. The veined gneiss consists of pelitic mica gneiss paleosome and pegmatitic granite leucosome veins that are parallel to the foliation. In the diatexitic gneiss, the proportion of the leucosome veins and patches is over 50 % and the rock has an ambiguous texture. The pegmatitic granite also occurs as wider sections in the western part of the trench. The K-feldspar porphyry is characterized by potassium feldspar phenocrysts (diameter 4 deformation phase. The migmatitic gneisses were folded during the D 3 deformation phase resulting in small scale, tight and asymmetrical F 3 folds plunging moderately to the NE. During the fracture mapping, all fractures longer than one metre and all fractures intersecting the central thread were investigated. Measurements including orientation, length, fillings, Jr-value, Ja-value and undulation were recorded for a total of 860 fractures. The mean fracture density is 3.5 fracture/m. From the orientation data, three fracture sets were identified: (1) fractures parallel to the foliation, (2) subvertical N-S trending factures and (3) fractures dipping steeply to the N. ∼45 % of all fractures are 0.5-1.5 m in length and

  3. Studies of quaternary deposits of investigation trench OL-TK13 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Huhta, P. [Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland)

    2007-05-15

    The Quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK13 were studied by the Geological Survey of Finland in autumn 2006. The investigations were carried out in three phases as the excavation progressed. Samples for grain size determinations were taken from vertical profiles, placed 25 m apart along the trench. The profiles extended from the soil surface down to bedrock or, if the bedrock was covered with water, to the water table. Between 6 and 7 kg of sediment was taken in a bucket with a shovel and placed in plastic bags for transport to the laboratory. The samples were first dried in the laboratory after which they were sieved. In addition, grain size distribution of the < 63 {mu}m fraction was analyzed with the Sedigraph 5100 instrument. Sedimentological observations of the sampling profiles were documented in field by drawing on a field observation form and the profiles were photographed using a digital camera except profiles 7 and 8. In addition, the excavated section was photographed along their whole length. The length of OL-TK13 is approximately 250 m and 11 profiles were studied. The height of the profiles varied from 7.3 m to 2.3 m, with an average of 4.6 m. The till cover in OL-TK13 consist of two parts. The upper till has three layers. Surface layer is oxidized, brown sandy till, which is underlain by grayish brown intermediate layer of sandy till. This layer represents the grounwater table, which is moving up and down. The lower layer is unoxidized, grey sandy till. The thickness of the upper till varies from 2.3 to 5.5 meters. The upper till in OL-TK13 is classified as having a normal amount of cobbles and boulders with the size of the larger clasts varying from 6 to 60 cm. The edges of clasts have been eroded and rounded. The upper till has normal compactness. The lower till has been spared in bedrock depressions. Part of it's material has ascended the upper till. The lower till is compact, dark grey silty till with over 15 % of fine material

  4. Studies of quaternary deposits of investigation trench OL-TK13 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Huhta, P.

    2007-05-01

    The Quaternary deposits in investigation trench OL-TK13 were studied by the Geological Survey of Finland in autumn 2006. The investigations were carried out in three phases as the excavation progressed. Samples for grain size determinations were taken from vertical profiles, placed 25 m apart along the trench. The profiles extended from the soil surface down to bedrock or, if the bedrock was covered with water, to the water table. Between 6 and 7 kg of sediment was taken in a bucket with a shovel and placed in plastic bags for transport to the laboratory. The samples were first dried in the laboratory after which they were sieved. In addition, grain size distribution of the < 63 μm fraction was analyzed with the Sedigraph 5100 instrument. Sedimentological observations of the sampling profiles were documented in field by drawing on a field observation form and the profiles were photographed using a digital camera except profiles 7 and 8. In addition, the excavated section was photographed along their whole length. The length of OL-TK13 is approximately 250 m and 11 profiles were studied. The height of the profiles varied from 7.3 m to 2.3 m, with an average of 4.6 m. The till cover in OL-TK13 consist of two parts. The upper till has three layers. Surface layer is oxidized, brown sandy till, which is underlain by grayish brown intermediate layer of sandy till. This layer represents the grounwater table, which is moving up and down. The lower layer is unoxidized, grey sandy till. The thickness of the upper till varies from 2.3 to 5.5 meters. The upper till in OL-TK13 is classified as having a normal amount of cobbles and boulders with the size of the larger clasts varying from 6 to 60 cm. The edges of clasts have been eroded and rounded. The upper till has normal compactness. The lower till has been spared in bedrock depressions. Part of it's material has ascended the upper till. The lower till is compact, dark grey silty till with over 15 % of fine material (under 0

  5. Geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK19 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Eroma, E.; Nordbaeck, N.; Engstroem, J. [Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland)

    2014-12-15

    In October 2012, the geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK19 was carried out by the Geological Survey of Finland at the Olkiluoto study site. The SE-NW trending, ca. 85 m long trench is located in the central part of the Olkiluoto Island next to investigation trenches OL-TK18 and OL-TK4. The lithology in investigation trench OL-TK19 is of heterogeneous character, with rock type varying from veined gneiss, diatexitic gneiss to pegmatitic granite, along with portions of mica gneiss and K-feldspar porphyritic gneiss. In addition, inclusions of mica gneiss, quartz gneiss and skarn are encountered. The rocks have been subjected to a multiphase ductile deformation and the trench is situated in an area where the latest ductile deformation phase, D4 prevails. The investigation trench can be divided into three domains according to its dominant deformation phase and foliation; the eastern part of the trench is dominated by the D3 deformation phase whereas the middle and western parts are dominated by the D4 deformation phase. The S3 foliation has a more ENE-WSW oriented direction whereas the S4 is trending NE-SW. In addition to this difference in orientation, the different structural signature of these two deformation types is observed, the S3 foliation is defined by smaller scaled granitic leucosome veining whereas the S4 foliation is intensely sheared and have a schistose character. During the fracture mapping, all fractures intersecting the central thread were investigated and a total of 132 fractures were recorded. The average fracture frequency 1.53 fractures/m. On the basis of fracture orientations, three fracture sets can be defined. The first set is vertical and NW-SE trending, second set strikes NE-SW with a moderate dip towards the SE and the third set is vertical and NE-SW trending. The median fracture length is 1.38 m and most fractures do not exceed 0.5 m in length, the longest measured fracture being 5.30 m in length. Fracture fillings are mostly

  6. Una mirada a las creencias sobre el mantenimiento del español como lengua heredada en contextos multilingües en Australia

    Palomares Cuadros, Juan

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo se inserta en la línea de investigación sobre el español como lengua heredada en contextos multilingües. Concretamente, se abordan las creencias sobre el mantenimiento del español como lengua heredada en Australia, en familias cuyos idiomas nativos son diferentes de la lengua vehicular y oficial del contexto, y, a su vez, sus lenguas nativas, la del padre y la madre, son diferentes entre ellas. La investigación se enfoca específicamente en la situación del español en relación con la otra lengua heredada (de cada caso y el inglés como lengua vehicular

  7. Metabolic Characterization of the Anthocyanidin Reductase Pathway Involved in the Biosynthesis of Flavan-3-ols in Elite Shuchazao Tea (Camellia sinensis Cultivar in the Field

    Lei Zhao

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Anthocyanidin reductase (ANR is a key enzyme in the ANR biosynthetic pathway of flavan-3-ols and proanthocyanidins (PAs in plants. Herein, we report characterization of the ANR pathway of flavan-3-ols in Shuchazao tea (Camellia sinesis, which is an elite and widely grown cultivar in China and is rich in flavan-3-ols providing with high nutritional value to human health. In our study, metabolic profiling was preformed to identify two conjugates and four aglycones of flavan-3-ols: (−-epigallocatechin-gallate [(−-EGCG], (−-epicatechin-gallate [(−-ECG], (−-epigallocatechin [(−-EGC], (−-epicatechin [(−-EC], (+-catechin [(+-Ca], and (+-gallocatechin [(+-GC], of which (−-EGCG, (−-ECG, (−-EGC, and (−-EC accounted for 70–85% of total flavan-3-ols in different tissues. Crude ANR enzyme was extracted from young leaves. Enzymatic assays showed that crude ANR extracts catalyzed cyanidin and delphinidin to (−-EC and (−-Ca and (−-EGC and (−-GC, respectively, in which (−-EC and (−-EGC were major products. Moreover, two ANR cDNAs were cloned from leaves, namely CssANRa and CssANRb. His-Tag fused recombinant CssANRa and CssANRb converted cyanidin and delphinidin to (−-EC and (−-Ca and (−-EGC and (−-GC, respectively. In addition, (+-EC was observed from the catalysis of recombinant CssANRa and CssANRb. Further overexpression of the two genes in tobacco led to the formation of PAs in flowers and the reduction of anthocyanins. Taken together, these data indicate that the majority of leaf flavan-3-ols in Shuchazao’s leaves were produced from the ANR pathway.

  8. Acerca de la evolución semántica de los adjetivos relacionales en español medieval y clásico

    Serradilla Castaño, Ana

    2010-01-01

    En este artículo se analiza la evolución semántica que sufren algunos adjetivos relacionales en español medieval y, sobre todo, en español clásico. Se trata de adjetivos como ageno, carnal, divino, mortal, criminal…, que en la época medieval funcionan como relacionales con el valor de ‘relativo a’ ‘perteneciente a’, ‘procedente de’, etc., independientemente del contexto sintáctico en que se encuentren: anteposición, posposición, construcciones superlativas… Frente a esta situación, a part...

  9. Factores físicos y psicológicos predictores del éxito en lucha olímpica

    Jos\\u00E9 Mar\\u00EDa L\\u00F3pez-Gull\\u00F3n; Jes\\u00FAs Garc\\u00EDa-Pallar\\u00E9s; Rosendo Bereng\\u00FCi Gil; Alfonso Mart\\u00EDnez-Moreno; Vicente Morales Ba\\u00F1os; Mar\\u00EDa Dolores Torres-Bonete; Arturo D\\u00EDaz

    2011-01-01

    Este estudio se llevó a cabo para determinar los componentes del rendimiento físico, psicológico y antropométrico relacionados con el éxito en Lucha olímpica. Treinta y siete luchadores varones de las especialidades de Libre olímpica y Grecorromana fueron divididos en dos grupos de acuerdo a su nivel competitivo: Élite (n = 18) y Amateur (n = 19). Todos los sujetos fueron sometidos a una valoración antropométrica, a una completa batería de test físicos (test de fuerza dinámica e i...

  10. Análisis del portal Practica español, un sitio web para el aprendizaje de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante

    Mirjana Fildokic

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Siguiendo los criterios establecidos en las herramientas de evaluación de recursos multimedia de aprendizaje elaboradas por autores como Dudeney (2002, Fernández y Juan (2012 y Marquès (1999, en la presente reseña hemos elegido una página web para el aprendizaje de español que se titula Practica español, y la analizaremos teniendo en cuenta sus objetivos, el diseño, los contenidos, los materiales y las herramientas que emplea, su utilidad y su capacidad de motivar al alumnado.

  11. Las plataformas e-learning en el aula. Un caso práctico de Edmodo en la clase de español como segunda lengua

    Martín Sampedro, Héctor J.

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo expone en primer lugar una contextualización de la plataforma Edmodo para pasar a las conclusiones extraídas a partir de un estudio empírico realizado durante seis meses con un grupo de nueve estudiantes estadounidenses, dentro del programa de prácticas del centro CINECU. Los resultados muestran una propuesta de aplicación de esta plataforma como herramienta para la enseñanza de español como lengua extranjera y una reflexión sobre sus ventajas e inconvenientes en la clase de español.

  12. Long-Chain Acetylenic Ketones from the Micronesian Sponge Haliclona sp. Importance of the 1-yn-3-ol Group for Antitumor Activity

    Guang-Xiong Zhou

    2003-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract: Two new long-chain C33 polyacetylenic compounds, halicynones A and B were isolated from the marine sponge Haliclona sp. along with known analogs. The known compound pellynol A possessing a 1-yn-3-ol terminus, exhibited strong antitumor activity against the human colon tumor cell line HCT-116 (IC50 0.026 μg/mL, however, the corresponding 1-yn-3-one, halicynone A, was inactive, which suggests an important role for the terminal 1-yn-3-ol functional group in mediating cytotoxic activity.

  13. EL CONVENIO REGULADOR EN EL DERECHO ESPAÑOL Y EL PROYECTO DE LEY DE MATRIMONIO CIVIL CHILENO

    Rodrigo Barcia Lehmann

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo analiza el convenio regulador en el Derecho español con miras a confrontar algunos aspectos de éste con el Proyecto de Ley de Matrimonio Civil chileno. El análisis del Derecho español presenta interesantes discusiones en torno a la naturaleza del convenio regulador previo a su homologación, naturaleza de la sentencia que lo homologa, los efectos del convenio regulador respecto de los terceros, y presenta una serie de matices con relación a los cónyuges y a los hijos. Con relación a aquéllos se restringe la intervención del Juez lo que no acontece respecto de los hijos. Después de concluir este trabajo se hace patente que el Proyecto de Ley de Matrimonio Civil peca de un exceso paternalista y es muy poco respetuoso de las decisiones de los cónyuges, además de conceder un ámbito de aplicación al convenio mucho más restringido que el Derecho español.This paper analyzes the legalization agreement in the Spanish Law with the purpose of confronting some of its aspects with the Chilean Civil Marriage Law Project. The analysis of the Spanish Law presents interesting discussions dealing with the nature of the legalization agreement prior to its ratification, the nature of the verdict that ratifies it, the effects of the legalization agreement with respect to others, and a series of guidelines in relation with the married couple and the children. The intervention of a judge is restricted concerning the couple but not in the case of the children. After concluding this paper it is clear that the Civil Marriage Law Project is too paternal and has little respect for the decisions of the couple, in addition it bestows an application limit to the agreement, which is much more restrictive than the Spanish Law.

  14. On-line distance assisted training program for nuclear medicine technologists applied to SPECT-CT and PET-CT (Program DAT-OL). Results of a first course in Argentina

    Furnari, J C; Notari, C; Daoud, A; Giannone, C A

    2012-01-01

    The CNEA and the IDB are running for the second time the Distance Assisted Training course (DAT-OL), which is part of a global program of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Nuclear Medicine technologists working in centers equipped with PET CT and / or SPECT-CT hybrids. Aims: Completion of this course is justified by the strong increase in the installation of hybrid nuclear medicine (NM) systems, the increasing demand for qualified technicians and the lack of formal training opportunity. The course objective is to both promote the qualification of the technologist as improving quality and operational safety in MN participating centers. Material and Methods: This new course is free and is taught in Spanish from the www.datnmt.org website. The study material is available on site and the training is aided by tutors of institutions as CNEA, FUESMEN (School of Nuclear Medicine Foundation), UBA (University of Buenos Aires) and Nuclear Medicine private labs. The DAT-OL is developed in modules: Physics of SPECT / CT and PET / CT; Principles and sectional anatomy CT, SPECT / CT and PET / CT clinical; cyclotron and radiopharmaceutical production; Radiation Safety in PET / CT; Workflows and protocols with PET / CT, clinical reports: normal variants, artifacts and failures. Some of the requirements to take the DAT-OL are: Access to camera PET / CT and / or camera SPECT / CT, and a supervisor (Nuclear Medicine physician or Medical physicist) at the center of NM where the student works. Technicians must have academic qualification, 5 or more years working in centers MN, previous courses in Biology, Physics SPECT and SPECT Clinical course and a Methodology of Radioisotopes and radiation protection course. Results: The first course lasted 12 months including examinations. Tutors have scarcely been consulted. SPECT/CT and PET/CT web examinations, have been developed and evaluated by the authors of the course (B. Hutton and H. Patterson, University of London and

  15. Study on spatial-temporal change of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan urban agglomeration based on DMSP / OLS night light data

    Li, Mao; Li, Lel-in

    2018-03-01

    For the sake of curbing the spreading of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan urban agglomeration and spatial disorder in the process of urbanization development on the regional bearing capacity of land resources and ecological environment and assisting to plan the integration process of ChangZhuTan,this paper uses the DMSP/OLS night light data of Chang ZhuTan in 1992 to 2013 to invert the urbanization process index of ChangZhuTan urban agglomeration. Based on the two scales of time and space, this paper analyzes the average index of lights, the speed of urban expansion and urban compactness index et al and studies the temporal and spatial characteristics of ChangZhuTan urban agglomeration in this period.

  16. Geophysical borehole logging, dummy-sonding and optical imaging of the borehole OL-KR24 at Olkiluoto 2005

    Majapuro, J.

    2006-03-01

    Suomen Malmi Oy conducted geophysical borehole logging, dummy-sonding and optical imaging surveys of the borehole OL-KR24 at the Olkiluoto site in Eurajoki during 1.10.2005 - 4.10.2005. The survey is a part of Posiva Oy's detailed investigation program for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The methods applied are caliper survey and optical imaging. The assignment included the field work of surveys, interpretation and processing of the data. The report describes the field operation, equipment as well as processing procedures and shows the obtained results and their quality in the appendices. The raw and processed data are delivered digitally in WellCAD and Excel format. (orig.)

  17. El español de la ingeniería: una propuesta de curso para profesionales luso-hablantes

    Alemán Torres, Francisca

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo principal de este artículo es, dada la relevancia actual de la lengua española en el contexto profesional brasileño, presentar una propuesta de curso de español para profesionales luso-hablantes de la consultoría en ingeniería, dirigido a estudiantes con un nivel B2 y destinado a tratar en profundidad el discurso propio de la consultoría en ingeniería además de aquellos aspectos relacionados con el quehacer diario, tanto en la oficina como en trabajos de campo, del profesional de la consultoría en ingeniería.

  18. Geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK14 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Nordbaeck, N.

    2007-12-01

    Geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK14 was carried out by the Geological Survey of Finland at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, as part of Posiva Oy's site investigation programme for the development of an underground repository for nuclear waste. The E-W striking, ca. 215 m long trench is located in the eastern part of the Olkiluoto Island adjacent to boreholes OL-KR40 and OL-KR45. The trench was cleaned with a pressure washer and pressurized air. The rock types were determined macroscopically. Five samples were also investigated microscopically. The main rock type in the trench is veined gneiss. A few less than 0.5 m wide coarsegrained pegmatitic granite dykes are also encountered. Furthermore a large number of mica gneiss, quartz gneiss and skarn inclusions are present in the veined gneiss, being often elongated and parallel to the foliation. The most dominant tectonic feature is the foliation S2 and associated intense granitic leucosome veining. The foliation strikes ENE-WSW and dips steeply towards SES. Intensely to moderately banded rocks dominate the trench. The sparse F3 folds observed in OL-TK14 are small-scale tight folds in leucosome veins. A large-scale (10 m) open bending of the foliation that could be a result of D4 folding was also observed. Shearbands and other signs of ductile shearing were observed on many locations in the trench and in the eastern part there is a high-grade ductile shear zone intersection. During the fracture mapping, all fractures intersecting the central thread were investigated and a total of 684 fractures were recorded. The average fracture density of the trench is 3.18 fractures/m. On the basis of fracture orientations three main sets can be distinguished: 1) a set striking N-S with vertical dip, 2) a ENE-WSW striking set with varying dips towards the SSE (parallel to the foliation) and 3) a NE-SW striking set with sub-vertical dip towards the SE or the NW. Most of the measured fractures are short due to the

  19. El léxico disponible de 82 estudiantes coreanos de español como lengua extranjera

    Mendoza Puertas, Jorge Daniel

    2018-02-01

    Full Text Available En las siguientes páginas analizamos la disponibilidad léxica en español como lengua extranjera de una muestra de 82 estudiantes del grado en Filología Hispánica de la Universidad de Ulsan (Corea del Sur. El marco metodológico del presente trabajo parte de las bases establecidas por el Proyecto Panhispánico de Disponibilidad Léxica, dirigido por Humberto López Morales, si bien también sigue otras directrices aportadas por los trabajos realizados con no nativos. Para el estudio sociolingüístico fueron seleccionadas las variables “sexo”, “nivel sociocultural” y “conocimiento de otras lenguas”. Para el cálculo de los datos se utilizó el programa Dispolex.

  20. Sztuka religijna dawniej i dziś - Wędrówki po Europie Aleksandry Olędzkiej-Frybesowej

    Bogna Choińska

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available The article presents a peculiar understanding of religious art, which is possible to be found in Aleksandra Olędzka-Frybesowa's essay writing. An artistic easiness of the usage of symbols is connected with two orders coexistance in a human being: a cosmic and a historical, sacrum and profanum. However, the crisis of European culture (which started together with the fali of Romanesque art is a result of a separation of these both spheres in a man's consciousness and of a return to Greek-Roman ideals. A recipe for dealing with the crisis within the area of the fine arts is supposedly not regaining early medieval heritage, but rather a humble mimetism. It could constitute an introduction to symbolic generałisation which the author contradicts with abstract thinking.

  1. El Español and El Confidencial, models of data sports journalism in Spanish native digital news media

    José Luis Rojas Torrijos

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available This research aims to evaluate the degree of development and the potential of data-driven journalism in sports reporting through the study of two of the most outstanding native digital news media in Spain, which are El Español and El Confidencial. To that end, we have analysed the content of all the reports published by both of these media outlets from February 2015 to July 2016, and have also carried out interviews with their respective sports and data editors in order to see if, in fact, advanced statistics and data visualization techniques are being used in sports journalism today, something that is already occurring in other areas of information reporting and in other countries.

  2. Use of DMACA to visualise flavan-3-ols in grape berry skins (Vitis vinifera L., CV Cabernet Franc

    Michel Chevalier

    2003-09-01

    Full Text Available Phenolic compounds are of great importance in Enology. They play a major role in the elaboration of red wines and during wine preservation, and contribute greatly to their organoleptic properties. Among them, flavonoïds constitute the major group present in berry skins. Their histological study is based classically on the use of Toluidine blue O as a staining agent, which is not specific of any type of phenolics. The use of DMACA (p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde, which is specific of tannins (flavan-3-ols, permitted to precise the localisation of these compounds without any risk of error ; it allowed also for the visualisation of tannins, stuck to the tonoplast, which had not been identified with Toluidine blue O.

  3. Concepciones alternativas sobre Astronomía de profesorado español en formación

    María-Mercedes Varela-Losada

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available ResumenEl proceso de enseñanza y aprendizaje de la Astronomía parece entrañar importantes dificultades, particularmente propiciando la generación de concepciones alternativas, como han mostrado numerosas investigaciones procedentes de diferentes contextos. El objetivo de este estudio es indagar sobre concepciones alternativas de profesorado en formación relacionadas con aspectos astronómicos, investigando si en el marco español aparecen los mismos esquemas alternativos que en otros contextos. Los resultados ponen en evidencia que el alumnado mencionado posee un gran número de concepciones alternativas sobre astronomía básica y que estas son similares a las encontradas en otros países.

  4. 1-[2-(2-Methoxyphenylaminoethylamino]-3-(naphthalene-1- yloxypropan-2-ol May Be a Promising Anticancer Drug

    Tomoyuki Nishizaki

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available We have originally synthesized the naftopidil analogue 1-[2-(2-methoxyphenylaminoethylamino]-3-(naphthalene-1-yloxypropan-2-ol (HUHS 1015 as a new anticancer drug. HUHS1015 induces cell death in a wide variety of human cancer cell lines originated from malignant pleural mesothelioma, lung cancer, hepatoma, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, and renal cancer. HUHS1015-induced cell death includes necrosis (necroptosis and apoptosis, and the underlying mechanism differs depending upon cancer cell types. HUHS1015 effectively suppresses tumor growth in mice inoculated with NCI-H2052, MKN45, or CW2 cells, with a potential similar to or higher than that of currently used anticancer drugs. Here we show how HUHS1015 might offer brilliant hope for cancer therapy.

  5. Influencia de la ansiedad sobre la producción escrita en español como lengua extranjera

    Sánchez Castilla, Francisco Manuel

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available El presente estudio se centra en el efecto sobre la producción escrita de la ansiedad en un grupo de 34 estudiantes de español como lengua extranjera. Se pone esto en relación con variables sociodemográficos y se indaga en factores potencialmente elevadores de la ansiedad. Los resultados obtenidos ofrecen diferencias significativas en producción según la condición sea más o menos ansiógena, que las variables sociodemográficas apenas inciden, si bien señalamos algunas tendencias y que los factores más ansiógenos concuerdan con lo expresado en la literatura.

  6. Factors of the Development of Water Erosion in the Zone of Recreation Activity in the Ol'khon Region

    Znamenskaya, T. I.; Vanteeva, J. V.; Solodyankina, S. V.

    2018-02-01

    Specific features of water erosion of thin soils under conditions of nonpercolative water regime and intense recreational loads were studied in the Ol'khon region (Irkutsk oblast). An experiment on the transfer of terrigenous particles under the impact of rainfall simulation was performed. A thorough description of landscape characteristics affecting water erosion development was made. As a result, a multiple regression equation linking the transported matter with the slope steepness, projective cover of vegetation, the degree of vegetation degradation, and the fine sand content in the upper soil horizon was developed; the multiple correlation coefficient R reached 0.86. On this basis, the map of water erosion assessment for the study area was compiled with the use of landscape and topographic maps. The maximum intensity of water erosion is typical of the anthropogenically transformed landscapes on steep slopes with the low vegetative cover on the mountainous noncalcareous steppe soils and on thin loamy sandy surface-gravelly chestnut-like soils.

  7. Effect of Coarse Particle Volume Fraction on the Yield Stress of Muddy Sediments from Marennes Oléron Bay

    A. Pantet

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Coastal erosion results from a combination of various factors, both natural and humaninduced, which have different time and space patterns. In addition, uncertainties still remain about the interactions of the forcing agents, as well as on the significance of non-local causes of erosion. We focused about the surface sediments in the Marennes Oléron bay, after a general description of the site that has many various activities. The superficial sediments show a mechanical behavior, mainly depends on the fine fraction for a composition that contains up to 60% of sandy material. Fine sediments fraction has a typical yield stress depending naturally of concentration or water content. This yield could be modified slightly or significantly by adding silt or sand. As a result, the rheological measurement sensitivity allows us to characterize five typical sediments that correlate with solid fraction and fine fraction.

  8. Restricciones funcionales en la elisión del Marcador de Plural en el Español de Caracas

    Ruiz Sánchez, Carmen

    2005-01-01

    En este trabajo se analizan y explican los factores funcionales que condicionan la elisión de la /-s/ plural en el español de Caracas. La codificación y el análisis de los datos sigue el planteamiento de Poplack (1980) con el fin de demostrar que la elisión de la marca de plural depende de la compleja combinación de factores morfológicos, semánticos y sintácticos, apoyándose así en una nueva interpretación de la hipótesis funcional de Kiparsky (1972), en la cual se reconoce la importancia de ...

  9. La matanza de los inocentes. Intelectuales cubanas en defensa del niño español

    Niall Binns

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available El artículo estudia el impacto que tuvo en siete intelectuales cubanas la Guerra Civil Española y, concretamente, las imágenes de niños muertos en los bombardeos aéreos de Madrid y otras ciudades republicanas. Estas imágenes, divulgadas por la prensa y los noticiarios cinematográficos, se reiteran obsesivamente en los escritos de Mariblanca Sabas Alomá, Serafina Núñez, Berta Arocena, Mirta Aguirre, Fina García Marruz, Emma Pérez y Teté Casuso. Estas intelectuales cubanas, arropadas por el prestigioso ejemplo de Gabriela Mistral, apelan a su sensibilidad “maternal” para expresar su compasión y para justificar su indignación y su activismo político en defensa del niño español.

  10. Impact of fermentation, drying, roasting and Dutch processing on flavan-3-ol stereochemistry in cacao beans and cocoa ingredients

    2011-01-01

    This paper reports a systematic study of the level of flavan-3-ol monomers during typical processing steps as cacao beans are dried, fermented and roasted and the results of Dutch-processing. Methods have been used that resolve the stereoisomers of epicatechin and catechin. In beans harvested from unripe and ripe cacao pods, we find only (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin with (-)-epicatechin being by far the predominant isomer. When beans are fermented there is a large loss of both (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin, but also the formation of (-)-catechin. We hypothesize that the heat of fermentation may, in part, be responsible for the formation of this enantiomer. When beans are progressively roasted at conditions described as low, medium and high roast conditions, there is a progressive loss of (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin and an increase in (-)-catechin with the higher roast levels. When natural and Dutch-processed cacao powders are analyzed, there is progressive loss of both (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin with lesser losses of (-)-catechin. We thus observe that in even lightly Dutch-processed powder, the level of (-)-catechin exceeds the level of (-)-epicatechin. The results indicate that much of the increase in the level of (-)-catechin observed during various processing steps may be the result of heat-related epimerization from (-)-epicatechin. These results are discussed with reference to the reported preferred order of absorption of (-)-epicatechin > (+)-catechin > (-)-catechin. These results are also discussed with respect to the balance that must be struck between the beneficial impact of fermentation and roasting on chocolate flavor and the healthful benefits of chocolate and cocoa powder that result in part from the flavan-3-ol monomers. PMID:21917164

  11. Impact of fermentation, drying, roasting and Dutch processing on flavan-3-ol stereochemistry in cacao beans and cocoa ingredients.

    Hurst, W Jeffrey; Krake, Susann H; Bergmeier, Stephen C; Payne, Mark J; Miller, Kenneth B; Stuart, David A

    2011-09-14

    This paper reports a systematic study of the level of flavan-3-ol monomers during typical processing steps as cacao beans are dried, fermented and roasted and the results of Dutch-processing. Methods have been used that resolve the stereoisomers of epicatechin and catechin. In beans harvested from unripe and ripe cacao pods, we find only (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin with (-)-epicatechin being by far the predominant isomer. When beans are fermented there is a large loss of both (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin, but also the formation of (-)-catechin. We hypothesize that the heat of fermentation may, in part, be responsible for the formation of this enantiomer. When beans are progressively roasted at conditions described as low, medium and high roast conditions, there is a progressive loss of (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin and an increase in (-)-catechin with the higher roast levels. When natural and Dutch-processed cacao powders are analyzed, there is progressive loss of both (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin with lesser losses of (-)-catechin. We thus observe that in even lightly Dutch-processed powder, the level of (-)-catechin exceeds the level of (-)-epicatechin. The results indicate that much of the increase in the level of (-)-catechin observed during various processing steps may be the result of heat-related epimerization from (-)-epicatechin. These results are discussed with reference to the reported preferred order of absorption of (-)-epicatechin > (+)-catechin > (-)-catechin. These results are also discussed with respect to the balance that must be struck between the beneficial impact of fermentation and roasting on chocolate flavor and the healthful benefits of chocolate and cocoa powder that result in part from the flavan-3-ol monomers.

  12. El espacio dilógico y sus voces: hacia una pragmasintaxis del verbo español

    Daniel Jorques Jiménez

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabla normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} El sistema verbal correspondiente tanto a la modalidad hispanoeuropea como a la hispanoamericana del español reviste ciertas peculiaridades de estructuración interna que evidencian que nos hallamos ante un paradigma categorial de enorme atractivo y singularidad. De la visión que a continuación ofrecemos del mismo se desprende la configuración de un conjunto complejo de funciones internamente iteradas. Para llevar a cabo su estudio desde presupuestos pragmalingüísticos, partimos del postulado de que el paradigma perceptual conexionista subyacente al modelo de la Gramática Liminar resulta el más adecuado para penetrar en la microestructura categorial del verbo español y dar cuenta de una serie de propiedades generales, siempre pertrechados con herramientas conceptuales y metodológicas (Foco / Presuposición, Emisión I Recepción alejadas del ingenuo asociacionismo clásico.

  13. Lesões musculoesqueléticas em atletas de luta olímpica Musculoskeletal injuries in wrestling athletes

    Bernardo Garcia Barroso

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar as lesões musculoesqueléticas em atletas de elite da luta olímpica. MÉTODOS: Avaliação retrospectiva de 95 atletas por meio de um questionário estruturado contendo informações sobre lesões prévias e dados clínicos e epidemiológicos. RESULTADOS: Foram relatadas 145 lesões em 81 (85,3% atletas. As regiões anatômicas mais freqüentemente acometidas foram o joelho (25,5%, o ombro (20%, a coxa (15,2% e o tornozelo (14,5%. As entorses e as lesões musculares foram as lesões mais comumente relatadas com 34,5% e 30,4%, respectivamente. O tratamento cirúrgico foi necessário em 9% das lesões e a maioria destas lesões (61,5% localizavam-se nos membros.inferiores. CONCLUSÕES: Lesões do aparelho locomotor são frequentes nos praticantes de luta olímpica e os membros inferiores são o segmento mais acometido.OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed to retrospectively evaluate musculoskeletal injuries in elite Brazilian wrestlers. METHODS: Ninety-five wrestlers completed a structured questionnaire to asses wrestling injury history and clinical and demographic data. RESULTS: Eighty one athletes (85,3% informed 145 lesions. The most commonly injured body regions were knee (25,5%, shoulder (20%, thigh (15,2% and ankle (14,5%. Sprains (34,5% and muscle lesions (30,4% were the most common injuries. Surgical treatment was performed in 9% of the lesions and the majority of these lesions (61,5% were located in the lower limbs. CONCLUSIONS: Musculoskeletal lesions are common in wrestling athletes and the lower limbs are the most frequently injured site.

  14. PISA 2012: Inmigración y etapa de llegada al Sistema Educativo Español

    Esperanza Bausela-Herreras

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. Las evidencias empíricas muestran que hay diferencias en el rendimiento entre escolares inmigrantes que puede ser atribuido a diferentes variables, entre ellas la etapa de llegada al Sistema Educativo Español. Objetivo. Analizar el riesgo y/o probabilidad que escolares inmigrantes de la muestra española tienen de tener bajo rendimiento en las competencias evaluadas en PISA 2012, considerando la etapa de llegada al Sistema Educativo como variable predictora del riesgo. Metodología. No experimental o ex-post facto, diseño comparativo – causal. Análisis de datos. Análisis de regresión logística binaria. Resultados. En relación a la etapa de llegada al Sistema Educativo Español, es en la etapa de Educación Infantil donde se registra mayor riesgo de bajo de rendimiento en comparación con Educación Infantil: Lectura, Matemáticas y Ciencias. Respecto a las competencias, es en la competencia matemática donde se registra mayor riesgo en comparación con el resto de competencias evaluadas (Lectura y Ciencias. Conclusiones. El riesgo de tener bajo rendimiento varía según la etapa de llegada al Sistema Educativo. La llegada de escolares inmigrantes en Educación Infantil es un factor de riesgo. Es necesario desarrollar políticas educativas (programas lingüísticos, programas de acogida, por ejemplo que minimicen el impacto y reduzcan el riesgo con el abandono y fracaso escolar en etapas posteriores.

  15. Tabús informativos individuales y organizacionales del periodismo español en el siglo XXI: un estudio Delphi

    Barredo Ibáñez, Daniel

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available En español: La libertad de información de las democracias occidentales está asegurada por algunos elementos sociales, culturales y legales. Sin embargo en este trabajo defendemos la existencia de un determinado número de temas que restringen o detienen el flujo informativo. Los hemos definido como “tabús informativos” porque comparten con las restricciones sociológicas unas naturalezas inherentes, no externas, a los emisores. En este trabajo los hemos estudiado desde el punto de vista del emisor individual y organizacional del contexto español, un país donde hubo censura oficial hasta 1977. Mediante la utilización del método Delphi hemos preguntado a siete expertos en comunicación acerca de la existencia, el impacto, la naturaleza y también las posibilidades de erosión de estas fronteras informativas de los medios españoles. In english: The free speech of the Western democracies is assured by some legal, cultural and social elements. However we defend in this paper the existence of a determine number of topics which stop or restrict the free flow of information. We have defined them as ‘informative taboos’ because they share with the sociological restrictions a nature inherent, non-external, to the speakers. In this paper we have studied them from the point of view of the individual and organizational speaker inside of the Spanish context, a country where there was an official censorship until 1977. By the use of the methodology Delphi we have asked to seven Spanish experts in communication about the existence, the impact, the nature and also the possibilities of erosion of these barriers in the Spanish media.

  16. Hacia una república conservadora : el programa político del Partido Agrario Español

    Luis Teófilo Gil Cuadrado

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El Partido Agrario Español (PAE, fundado en enero de 1934 y presidido por José Martínez de Velasco, representó, dentro de la II República española, una alternativa conservadora y, al tiempo, leal al régimen. El programa político del PAE aceptaba la República —a diferencia de otros partidos derechistas del momento, como la CEDA y los monárquicos— y defendía la unidad nacional, el establecimiento de una segunda Cámara legislativa, la protección de la agricultura y la industria mediante aranceles, el libre comercio dentro de las fronteras nacionales y la revisión de algunas leyes del primer bienio como la Reforma Agraria de 1932. El objetivo era la configuración de una República conservadora distinta, en aspectos fundamentales, a la diseñada por la Constitución de 1931 y la legislación del bienio social-republicano.The Spanish Agrarian Party (Partido Agrario Español, PAE, founded in january of 1934 and presided by José Martínez de Velasco, was, in the political life of the Spanish Second Republic, a conservative and republican option. The agrarian program accepted the republican regime —in opposition to other conservative parties, like the CEDA or the monarchists— and defended the national union, the establishment of a Senate, the protection of the national agriculture and industry trough tariffs, the free trade in the Spanish market and the revision of some laws voted in the first biennium like the Agrarian Reform, promulgated in 1932. The idea was to establish a conservative Republic, different, in some fundamental aspects, of the regime designed by the Constitution of 1931 and the legislation approved during the socialist-republican biennium.

  17. Estrategias semiolingüísticas en el discurso publicitario gráfico del perfume español (años 50-90)

    Pellicer García, Lidia

    2010-01-01

    El significado del signo olfativo del perfume español se genera en el discurso publicitario gráfico a través de la función configurante sintácticosemántica que ofrece la narratividad, de la que surgirá la acción y el conflicto de valores, logrando la identidad de marca.

  18. La enseñanza del español en Brasil: presente, pasado y futuro. Entrevista con Francisco Moreno y Gretel Eres

    Cordeiro, Dayane Mônica

    2017-11-01

    Full Text Available La presente entrevista versa sobre la enseñanza del español en Brasil: presente, pasado y futuro, con dos investigadores claves que estudiaron la situación del español en Brasil en distintas publicaciones a lo largo de varios años. En ella, los profesores Francisco Moreno Fernández y Gretel Eres Fernández discuten el estado actual del español en ese país, el cual no afecta solo a las fronteras brasileñas sino que puede tener un impacto considerable en otras dimensiones de la expansión y consolidación del español. En este sentido, creemos que es un tema de interés en el ámbito de ELE y por ello nos gustaría que otras personas pudieran conocer esta situación de las manos de dos expertos.

  19. Book Review / Reseña:GUBERN, R., MONTERDE, J. E., PÉREZ PERUCHA, J., RIAMBAU, E. y TORREIRO, C., Historia del cine español

    Jesús F. Pascual Molina

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available Reseña del libro: GUBERN, R., MONTERDE, J. E., PÉREZ PERUCHA, J., RIAMBAU, E. y TORREIRO, C., Historia del cine español, Madrid, Ediciones Cátedra, 2009. 652 pp. ISBN: 978-84-376-2561-4.

  20. Theoretical investigation of the hydrogen shift reactions in peroxy radicals derived from the atmospheric decomposition of 3-methyl-3-buten-1-ol (MBO331)

    Knap, Hasse Christian; Jørgensen, Solvejg; Kjærgaard, Henrik Grum

    2015-01-01

    The hydroxy peroxy radical derived from the oxidation of 3-methyl-3-buten-1-ol (MBO331), can undergo four different hydrogen shift (H-shift) reactions. We have compared optimized geometries, barrier heights and reaction rate constants obtained with five different DFT functionals (BLYP, B3LYP, BHand...

  1. La importancia de la lectura y de las nuevas tecnologías en el aprendizaje del español para inmigrantes

    Francisco José Ortega Segrera

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente estudio científico tiene como objetivo considerar el aprendizaje de la lectura en el aula de español para extranjeros y la importancia de las nuevas tecnologías en el fomento del hábito lector de los aprendices. En un primer apartado se reconoce la necesidad del aprendizaje del español como lengua extranjera debido al incremento de la población no nativa en en país y en la UE. Más adelante se detallarán las principales características del reconocimiento de las palabras en los primeros pasos lectores del aprendiz, valorando los distintos métodos y temáticas de lectura en el aula de español para extranjeros. Para finalizar se expone la necesidad de recurrir a las nuevas tecnologías que refuerzan la consecución de los objetivos para la mejora de la comprensión y expresión oral y escrita en el aprendizaje del español como segunda lengua.

  2. Ähvardus : olümpiamängude teleülekanne jääb ära / Kai Kalamees

    Kalamees, Kai

    2005-01-01

    Riigikogu liige Jaak Allik peab vajalikuks leida ETV-le lisamiljoneid olümpiamängude ja jalgpalli MM-i teleülekanneteks. Riigikogu liikmed Olav Aarna ja Katrin Saks kritiseerisid valitsust, et rahvusringhäälingu arengukava suhtes pole võetud seisukohta. Kultuuriminister Raivo Palmaru arvamusi. Lisa: Ringhäälingureform tulekul

  3. Una aportación flamenca a la gramaticografía del español : la "Spaensen grammatica" de Arnaldo de la Porte (1659

    Pierre Swiggers

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available En 1659 Arnaldo de la Porte publicó una voluminosa obra que contenía un diccionario español-flamenco, un diccionario flamenco-español y una pequeña gramática del español, redactada en flamenco (= neerlandés. Aquella gramática fue la primera gramática del español redactada en neerlandés y publicada en Flandes. El presente trabajo propone un análisis de la estructura, del contenido y de la terminología de la gramática de Arnaldo de la Porte. Se examinan también los diálogos que se hallan en la parte lexicográfica; aquellos diálogos están concebidos como una muestra representativa del uso coloquial de la lengua española. La parte final del trabajo tiene como objeto la dimensión política y religiosa de la obra de Arnaldo de la Porte, que destaca el estrecho vínculo entre Flandes y España, y alaba a la población flamenca por su lealdad a la corona española.

  4. Orienteerujad vallutavad kõrgusi olümpiaadimaastikul / Oleg Košik ; kommenteerinud Tõnis Erm, Riho Taba, Arvo Kivikas

    Košik, Oleg, 1985-

    2010-01-01

    Aastatel 1998-2010 Euroopa noorte meistrivõistlustel ning juunioride maailmameistrivõistlustel Eesti võistkonda kuulunud orienteerujatest, kellel on ettenäidata esinemine vähemalt Eesti olümpiaadi lõppvoorus reaal- või loodusaines

  5. 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol as an acetylene precursor in the Mannich reaction. A new synthesis of suicide inactivators of monoamine oxidase

    Fowler, J.S.

    1977-01-01

    A two-step reaction process is reported for the synthesis of 11 C, 13 C, or 14 C-labelled propargylamines in moderate yields. The propargylamines were prepared by a modified Mannich scheme without the use of acetylene. The reaction scheme involved the use of 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol followed by KOH-catalyzed elimination of acetone from the acetylenic carbinols

  6. Mixing thermodynamic properties of 1-butyl-4-methylpyridinium tetrafluoroborate [b4mpy][BF{sub 4}] with water and with an alkan-1ol (methanol to pentanol)

    Ortega, J. [Laboratorio de Termodinamica y Fisicoquimica de Fluidos, Parque Cientifico-Tecnologico, Campus Universitario de Tafira, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35071-Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (Spain)], E-mail: jortega@dip.ulpgc.es; Vreekamp, R.; Penco, E.; Marrero, E. [Laboratorio de Termodinamica y Fisicoquimica de Fluidos, Parque Cientifico-Tecnologico, Campus Universitario de Tafira, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35071-Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (Spain)

    2008-07-15

    This article presents a study of the behaviour in solution of 1-butyl-4-methylpyridinium tetrafluoroborate [b4mpy][BF{sub 4}] in water and in the first five alkanols of the series methanol to pentan-1-ol. The excess enthalpies, H{sub m}{sup E} and volumes, V{sub m}{sup E} were determined at the temperatures (298.15 and 318.15) K. At these temperatures, the [b4mpy][BF{sub 4}] was completely miscible in water, methanol, and ethanol, but only partially miscible in the other alkanols. A solubility study was carried out and the (liquid + liquid) equilibria of the ([b4mpy][BF{sub 4}] + alkanol) systems were experimentally determined, evaluating zones of complete miscibility and determining the UCST in each case. The mixtures with water gave positive values of H{sub m}{sup E} and V{sub m}{sup E}, being also positive the changes of these quantities with temperature. The mixtures with alkanols gave values of H{sub m}{sup E}>0 and V{sub m}{sup E}<0, and for these binary mixtures (dH{sub m}{sup E}/dT){sub p}>0 and (dV{sub m}{sup E}/dT){sub p}<0. For all cases, results were interpreted and compared with data obtained in mixtures with another isomer [b3mpy][BF{sub 4}]. Excess properties were correlated with a suitable equation and the area and volume parameters were calculated for [b4mpy][BF{sub 4}].

  7. ¿Qué pasa con la didáctica en la enseñanza del español como segunda lengua?

    HUGO FREDY ROA SALCEDO

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available La creciente integración de los países latinoamericanos con países de otras regiones del mundo, hapromovido intercambios, no sólo económicos, sino también culturales y académicos, estos contactosse desarrollan especialmente en forma lingüística. Por esta razón, el Español se ha convertido en lasegunda lengua de comunicación internacional y la cuarta más hablada en el mundo.Esta situación ha hecho evidente la presencia de muchos extranjeros en diferentes ciudadescolombianas. Estas personas, usualmente, experimentan la necesidad de aprender Español, sinembargo, no encuentran mayor producción textual en este campo; es decir, en las librerías ybibliotecas usualmente no se hallan autores, especialmente nacionales, que aborden la enseñanzadel Español como lengua extranjera. Al contrario, en cuanto a la enseñanza de lengua materna laproducción textual es abundante debido a la gran demanda que se presenta en los colegios. Noobstante, es importante señalar que se trata de dos tipos de enseñanza diferente. Por este motivo, se hace necesario dar una revisión a lo que se ha hecho en relación con laenseñanza del Español como lengua nativa, y especialmente, como segunda lengua en Colombiay en otras partes del mundo. Estos conocimientos sirven como pilar teórico y metodológico paraque los profesionales en la enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras empiecen a responder al reto deproducir textos acerca de cómo enseñar Español como segunda lengua.

  8. Intérêt nutritionnel des huiles de tournesols : tournesol linoléique et tournesol à haute teneur en oléique

    Delplanque Bernadette

    2000-11-01

    Full Text Available Depuis les années 60 le tournesol traditionnel représentait le chef de file des « huiles poly-insaturées ». Depuis l’apparition des premières variétés riches en acide oléique (18:1, les sélections naturelles ou traditionnelles de variétés nouvelles de tournesol oléique ont trouvé leur place et leur justification sur le plan nutritionnel, par la qualité diversifiée de leurs acides gras, mais aussi par la préservation des qualités de l’insaponifiable (riche en vitamine E et en phytostérols. Une complémentarité entre les tournesols linoléique et oléique pourrait être tout à fait intéressante par l’utilisation d’huiles combinées, en vue d’un équilibre diététique mono/poly-insaturé dont l’effet serait d’assurer l’expression optimale des paramètres de protection vis-à-vis de l’athérothrombose à l’origine des maladies cardiovasculaires. Le développement du « tournesol-mid-oléique » (mid-range-oleic pourrait également apporter une source d’oléique et de linoléique naturellement plus équilibrée. Cependant, il restera à satisfaire les besoins en alpha-linolénique (importance de la balance n-6/n-3 qui pourraient être apportés par le colza.

  9. Your Endocrine System (For Kids)

    ... Kids / Your Endocrine System Print en español Tu sistema endocrino You might say endocrine (say: EN-doh- ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  10. Female Reproductive System (For Teens)

    ... of the Female Reproductive System Print en español Sistema reproductor femenino Reproduction All living things reproduce. Reproduction — ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for ...

  11. Male Reproductive System (For Teens)

    ... Affecting the Male Reproductive System Print en español Sistema reproductor masculino All living things reproduce. Reproduction — the ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for ...

  12. Your Brain and Nervous System

    ... Safe Videos for Educators Search English Español Your Brain & Nervous System KidsHealth / For Kids / Your Brain & Nervous ... The coolest wetsuit? Nope — he needs his cerebellum! Brain Stem Keeps You Breathing — and More Another brain ...

  13. Clonagem e purificação de fragmento da proteína capsidial de Banana streak OL virus Cloning and purification of Banana streak OL virus coat protein fragment

    Ricardo Lombardi

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi clonar e induzir a expressão de fragmento da proteína capsidial de Banana streak OL virus (BSOLV-CP em Escherichia coli, bem como purificar a proteína recombinante obtida. Empregou-se um par de iniciadores específicos para amplificar, em PCR, um fragmento de aproximadamente 390 pb, da região codificadora da porção central da BSOLV-CP. O fragmento obtido foi clonado em vetor pGEM-T Easy, subclonado em vetor pQE-30 e transformado em células de E. coli M15 (pREP4 por choque térmico. A expressão da proteína foi induzida por tiogalactopiranosídeo de isopropila (IPTG, e a proteína recombinante BSOLV-rcCP de 14 kDa foi detectada em Western blot e Dot blot. A expressão da proteína BSOLV-rcCP abre novas possibilidades para a obtenção de antígenos para a produção de antissoros contra o BSOLV.The objective of this work was to clone and to induce the expression of a fragment of Banana streak OL virus coat protein (BSOLV-CP in Escherichia coli, as well as to purify the obtained recombinant protein. Two specific primers were used for the PCR-amplification of approximately 390-bp fragment of the codifying region of the BSOLV-CP central portion. The obtained fragment was cloned in pGEM-T Easy vector, subcloned in pQE-30 expression vector and transformed into competent E. coli M15 (pREP4 cells by heat shock. The protein expression was induced by isopropyl thiogalactopyranoside (IPTG and the 14-kDa BSOLV-rcCP recombinant protein was detected in Western and Dot blotting. The expression of the BSOLV-rcCP protein enables new approaches to the obtention of antigens for the antisera production against BSOLV.

  14. Geological mapping of investigation trench OL-TK18 at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, SW Finland

    Engstroem, J. [GTK Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland)

    2012-04-15

    Survey of Finland at the Olkiluoto study site, Eurajoki, as part of Posiva Oy's site investigation programme for the development of an underground repository for nuclear waste. The E-W striking, ca. 55 m long trench is located in the central part of the Olkiluoto Island adjacent to investigation trenches OL-TK12 and OL-TK4. The trench was cleaned with a pressure washer and pressurized air. The rock types were determined macroscopically. The rock types in investigation trench OL-TK18 is of heterogeneous character, with a large variation in their composition. The rocks vary from tonalitic-granodioritic gneiss to diatexitic gneiss, with portions of K-feldspar porphyritic gneiss. Inclusions of mica gneiss and a well-preserved schollen migmatite is encountered. The trench ends in a feldspar-rich pegmatoid. The most dominant tectonic feature is D{sub 4} ductile deformation domain and associated S{sub 4} foliation. This domain and hence the S{sub 4} foliation is striking NE-SW with a moderate dip towards SE. Both ends of the trench are dominated by the earlier deformation phase, showing S{sub 3} foliation striking ENE-WSW and roughly dipping towards the S. The S{sub 3} foliation is associated with small-scaled granitic leucosome veining, while the S{sub 4} foliation have a schistose character and it is more sheared. D{sub 4} ductile deformation domain is also characterised by a sheared blastomylonitic rock having growth of roundish feldspar porphyroblasts and BTschlierens indicating high alteration of the protolith. During the fracture mapping, all fractures intersecting the central thread were investigated and a total of 117 fractures were recorded. The average fracture frequency of the trench is 2.11 fractures/m. On the basis of fracture orientations one main set can be distinguished striking NE-SW (foliation parallel) with a moderate dip towards the SE. The median fracture trace length is 1.6 m and over half of the fractures exceed 1.5 m trace length, the longest

  15. Spleen and Lymphatic System (For Parents)

    ... System Print en español El bazo y el sistema linfático The lymphatic system is an extensive drainage ... of Use Notice of Nondiscrimination Visit the Nemours Web site. Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for ...

  16. 1-Chloro-3-(6-nitro-1H-indazol-1-ylpropan-2-ol

    Mohamed Mokhtar Mohamed Abdelahi

    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available In the title compound, C10H10ClN3O3, the side chain is oriented nearly perpendicular to the mean plane of the indazole ring system. In the crystal, complementary sets of O—H...N and C—H...O hydrogen bonds form chains of molecules stacked along the a-axis direction

  17. Prensa deportiva en Argentina: construcciones identitarias y estilos discursivos del deporte en el diario Olé

    Moreira, Verónica

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available [es] A casi dos décadas de su surgimiento, la prensa diaria deportiva en Argentina se reduce a la existencia de un único medio, Olé. Si bien la estructura empresarial que sostiene al medio dificulta el surgimiento de competidores, su éxito se basa en una acertada construcción de un lenguaje acorde a la tradición del fútbol como “máquina cultural” del universo simbólico local. Este estilo, sin embargo, muestra características que, por lo menos, deberían ser problematizadas, como la constitución de estereotipos de género e identidades futbolísticas que reivindican prácticas discriminatorias y hasta violentas, gracias a la adopción acrítica de cierta estética que caracteriza al lenguaje codificado del aficionado futbolístico que los medios retoman y refuerzan. En el trabajo se analizan paralelamente las publicidades de promoción del medio en algunos momentos históricos y los ejemplares de distintos hechos deportivos significativos de 2013 y 2014. [en] Almost two decades after its launch, the daily sport press in Argentina is reduced to the existence of a single newspaper, Olé. Although its multimedia structure hinders the emergence of competitors, their success is based on a successful construction of a language in accordance with the tradition of football as “cultural machine” in the local symbolic universe. This style, however, shows characteristics that, at least, should be problematized, such as the constitution of gender stereotypes and football identities claiming discriminatory and even violent practices, thanks to the uncritical adoption of an aesthetic characterized by the coded language of football fans which is assumed and reinforced by the newspaper. This paper develops a parallel analyse of the newspaper’s advertisements in different historical moments and some editions of other significant sport events in 2013 and 2014.

  18. Los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona, 25 años después (2

    Francesc Solanellas

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available En el artículo inicial de la serie se realizó una primera aproximación al legado y al impacto de los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona realizados hace 25 años; en este segundo trabajo de revisión tratamos de profundizar en el impacto que estos tuvieron para la ciudad y el país. En el anterior, se llevó a cabo un análisis económico, social y deportivo de lo que se ha considerado el modelo Barcelona; ahora intentamos profundizar y sobre todo realizar análisis comparados con otros países para evaluar si ese impacto fue tan relevante como creíamos. Este análisis económico se basa en el estudio de variables tales como el número de turistas (incremento entre 1992 y 2015, el número de visitantes internacionales durante este periodo, el número de hoteles o el número de pasajeros recibidos. En el análisis deportivo se hace un exhaustivo análisis comparado de los resultados olímpicos obtenidos en diferentes sedes valorando la participación, el número y tipo de medallas, y la clasificación conseguida según el caso. Desde el punto de vista social, se profundiza en el deporte escolar valorando algunas de las variables de prácticas deportivas en las escuelas. De acuerdo con los resultados del anterior artículo, y después de un análisis en profundidad y comparado, se puede afirmar que el incremento del número de visitantes en los últimos 25 años en Barcelona es superior al de la mayoría de ciudades de referencia. A nivel deportivo también se aprecia que el número de medallas fue, proporcionalmente, mayor en España que en otros países organizadores

  19. LA OBRA MARTIANA: SU COMPRENSIÓN EN LAS CLASES ESPAÑOL-LITERATURA EN 7MO GRADO

    Maité Felicia Valdivia Valdés

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Nadie ha dudado de la funcionalidad de la lectura para el dominio del propio lenguaje y para el manejo de información, así como para adquirir dignidad, sabiduría desde una praxis del “pensar por sí propio, el ejercicio íntegro de sí y el respeto íntegro a los demás”. Por eso saber leer los diferentes textos de la obra martiana y comprenderlas, constituye un reto en cuanto a valorar la vida y obra de humanismo y estética de José Martí, paradigma en la trascendencia humana. A esto obedece el interés en “La obra martiana: su compresión en las clases de Español-Literatura”. El tipo de investigación es cualitativa con nivel correlacional, fue aplicada en un grupo de 7mo grado de la enseñanza Secundaria “Mártires de La Sierpe”, la muestra se seleccionó de forma intencional, 20 estudiantes de 7mo grado. El aporte ha consistido en sistematizar actividades que desarrollen habilidades de compresión textual y una mayor motivación por parte de los estudiantes hacia la obra de José Martí y promover el diálogo abierto hacia su valoración y acercamiento a lo íntegro en el acontecer de la libertad y las autonomías fundantes. Palabras clave: lectura; lenguaje; pensar por sí propio; obra martiana; compresión; Español-Literatura.SummaryNo one has doubted the functionality of reading for the dominion o language itself and to manage information, as well as to acquire dignity and wisdom from a praxis of "thinking for yourself, the full exercise of yourself and the full respect for others”. So to read different texts of Marti’s work and understand it, is a challenge in terms of valuing life, humanist work and esthetics of Jose Marti, paradigm in human importance. This reflects our interest in "Marti's work: Its comprehension in Spanish-Literature classes."The research is qualitative with correlational level, and it was applied to a group of 7th grade of secondary school by the name of "Martires de la Sierpe"; the sample was

  20. Using DMSP-OLS Night Light Data for Proxying and Comparing Regional Development in Russia and China, 1992-2012

    Bennett, M.; Smith, L. C.

    2016-12-01

    To date, no studies have examined the transition from communism to capitalism in Russia or China with night light (NTL) data despite the availability of DMSP-OLS satellite imagery dating back to 1992, one year after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. This paper uses the DMSP-OLS Version 4 stable lights annual image composites for every year from 1992-2012 to reveal the complex and sometimes divergent trajectories of regional development in Russia and China. We first characterize the spatial patterns and characteristics of NTL intensity and extensivity in Russia versus China at national and regional scales across this 21-year period. Although GDP rises in both countries during this time, NTL tells a different story: total night light (tNTL) in Russia in 2012 is slightly lower than in 1992, while tNTL in China is significantly higher. Next, we generate regional-level tNTL from each annual composite and examine their relationships with population, GDP, and fixed capital investment data from the Russian Federal State Statistics Service and the National Bureau of Statistics of China using a fixed effects model. We determine that while the fixed effects "between" model explains more of the differences in tNTL between Russia's federal subjects, the "within" model better explains differences over time within China's provinces. This suggests that on the one hand, Russia's regions are more heterogeneous than China's. On the other hand, whereas change over time in population and GRP explains change over time in tNTL in China's regions, they hardly do so at all for Russia's. Finally, we attempt to combine these socioeconomic variables with NTL data to build an NTL-based typology of regional development, representing a step beyond existing research. The preliminary creation of a regional development typology allows us to begin identifying emerging resource frontiers (places with increases in NTL but decreases in population) along with areas experiencing a reversal of

  1. Las construcciones de lo Español entre los Militares Norteamericanos en Puerto Rico, 1898-1899

    Picó, Fernando

    1997-12-01

    Full Text Available When evaluating the situation of the Portorrican population, some Northamerican Army officers placed "the Spanish element" vis a vis "the portorrican element" in order to reaffirm their rejection ofthe Island. Others blamed the Spaniards for all the evils they perceived or imagined. These reports were written in the context of a political transition in which the US officers were forced to resolve a contradiction between an invasion allegedly destined to set the Portorricans free from the Spaniards, and the fact that the main task of the military occupation was to protect the Spaniards against the Portorricans. Through the analysis of the attitudes of three Army officers as shown in the military correspondence produced during the first two years of the occupation (US National Archives, the author concludes that the construction of "the Portorrican" as "the Spaniard" began with North Americans themselves, at the time of the military government.

    En su apreciación de la población de la isla algunos militares norteamericanos contraponen lo español a lo puertorriqueño para corroborar su rechazo de lo insular. Otros culpan a los españoles de todos los males percibidos o imaginados. Estos ejercicios se dan en el contexto de supervisar una transición política en donde los militares se vieron en la necesidad de resolver la contradicción entre una invasión asumida para liberar a los puertorriqueños de España y una ocupación cuya principal tarea militar fue proteger a los españoles contra los puertorriqueños. Utilizando la correspondencia militar de los primeros dos años de ocupación habida en los Archivos Nacionales de los Estados Unidos, se examinan las actitudes de tres oficiales, concluyendo que la construcción de lo puertorriqueño como lo español comenzó con los propios norteamericanos del gobierno militar.

  2. Aspectos ortográficos y ortológicos relacionados con los extranjerismos en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera: uso y significado en las locuciones del español

    Humberto Hernández Hernández

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available No han sido muchas las ocasiones en que se han afrontado los problemas que pueden plantearse con la enseñanza de las unidades léxicas consideradas extranjerismos en la clase de español como lengua no materna, acaso, porque no se la considerase una cuestión que entrañe suficiente interés o, porque al hacerlo, podrían aparecer nuevos problemas que se sumarían a la ya compleja labor docente: téngase en cuenta que en estos casos el estudiante extranjero ha de aprender una unidad extranjera a través de un sistema lingüístico que también es extranjero. Pero la dificultad no sería tanta si diéramos al concepto de extranjerismo su justo valor: «voz, frase o giro que un idioma toma de otro extranjero» (así lo define el DRAE: sería, pues, extranjerismo lo foráneo sincrónicamente arraigado, y no cualquier elemento de otra lengua que se presente de forma repentina y excepcional. El extranjerismo es, por tanto, una unidad integrada en el idioma, aunque a veces puede presentar caracteres formales que delatan su procedencia.

  3. The Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad: Traducción and El Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad: Traducción de Frases y Expresiones: Two Specialised Dictionaries for Translating Terms and Collocations

    Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A.; Nielsen, Sandro; Bergenholtz, Henning

    2014-01-01

    theoretical and practical solutions for constructing dictionaries that target user needs in a precise way (Fuertes-Olivera and Tarp, 2014). For example, two recent accounting dictionaries, the Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad: Traducción and Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad: Traducción de...... Frases y Expresiones, offer precise dictionary data for disambiguating the meaning of English accounting terms, their Spanish equivalents and their use in real English and Spanish accounting texts....

  4. Culto heróico, cerimônias fúnebres e a origem dos Jogos Olímpicos

    Haiganuch Sarian

    1997-12-01

    Full Text Available Organizados e instituídos em 776 a.C., em Olímpia, os Jogos Olímpicos recuam, entretanto, no tempo, quando suas origens se identificam com a própria história do santuário. Referências significativas em Píndaro (Olímpicas, e em Pausânias (5,13 apontam para o mito de Pélope, herói local que havia vencido em duelo Enomau, pai de Hipodâmia, num rito nupcial e de sucessão ao trono, façanha que o prestigiou, após a sua morte, com um santuário caracterizado como um herôon, em cujas proximidades Héracles, seu descendente, deu início à prática de Jogos Fúnebres em sua honra. Pode-se supor que antes de consagrar Zeus em Olímpia, os concursos atléticos tenham homenageado Pélope. À menção de Pausânias, acrescentam-se as descobertas arqueológicas que identificaram e recuperaram o túmulo de Pélope - o Pelópion, cujos vestígios remontam ao início do I rnilênio a.C., evidenciando tratar-se da primeira instalação de caráter cultual no santuário de Olímpia. Desses Jogos Fúnebres tem-se uma ideia mais precisa com base nos funerais de Pátroclo tal como os registram a poesia homérica e as representações figuradas arcaicas que, como todas as cerimônias funerárias na Grécia antiga, correspondiam a um ritual de revigoração do morto e, em consequência, da comunidade. Neste contexto, enriquece-se o sentido dos Jogos Olímpicos na Grécia antiga que, em sua origem, estariam também vivificando o grupo social.

  5. El potencial de la realidad aumentada en la enseñanza de español como lengua extranjera

    Javier Sánchez Bolado

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available El potencial de la Realidad Aumentada en la educación ha sido analizado en diferentes investigaciones y estudios en los últimos años; no obstante, el conocimiento, el análisis y la aplicabilidad de esta herramienta digital en la enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras resultan más bien escasos a causa, entre otras razones, del estado inicial de desarrollo en que todavía se encuentra esta tecnología emergente en el campo de la didáctica. Así pues, este artículo se centra en la descripción del concepto de Realidad Aumentada en educación y de sus características intrínsecas y aporta reflexiones sobre sus posibles aplicaciones en el campo de la enseñanza-aprendizaje del español como lengua extranjera. Asimismo, se destaca que el entorno de aprendizaje de idiomas integra aspectos comunicativos de interacción en contextos reales que lo convierte en un ecosistema educativo paradigmático en el cual desarrollar todos los potenciales de la RA.

  6. El texto literario en la clase de español como lengua extranjera: propuestas y modelos de uso

    Khemais Jouini

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de este artículo es postular la inclusión del texto literario en los programas de español como lengua extranjera (E/LE, en tanto este tipo de textos deja de ser un mero trazo ornamental en las distintas unidades enseñadas a los alumnos, para convertirse en un acto de comunicación, vehículo de la enseñanza-aprendizaje del E/LE en un contexto institucional y artificial -adaptado a un perfil de alumnado intermedio / avanzado-, catalizador de diversas actividades tanto de orden oral como escrito, e instrumento didáctico integrador de las habilidades comunicativas. Además, en este artículo se establecen unos criterios de selección para delimitar las características de los textos a utilizar, en correspondencia con los objetivos y los contenidos lingüísticos, las necesidades y los intereses de los estudiantes, y se sugieren unos parámetros didácticos y metodológicos útiles para la elaboración de actividades adecuadas a cada tipo de texto. Finalizamos el trabajo con dos propuestas de aplicaciones prácticas para la transformación de un texto literario en una actividad comunicativa.

  7. Hacia una biblioteca electrónica textual del teatro en español de 1868-1936 (BETTE

    José Calvo Tello

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1807-9288.2015v11n2p171 En este artículo se presenta el proyecto BETTE que consiste en la creación de una biblioteca electrónica textual del teatro en español de 1868-1936. Este proyecto lo lleva a cabo el grupo GHEDI (Grupo de Humanidades y edición digital de la Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR. El texto presenta un breve panorama de los cambios introducidos por el impacto de lo digital en el ámbito de la edición textual y  ofrece un estado de la cuestión de los proyectos que actualmente desarrollan las bibliotecas electrónicas que utilizan XML-TEI para codificar textos electrónicos. Asimismo, en él se presta atención  a los llamados lenguajes de marcado y se presentan algunas características de TEI (Text Encoding Initiative. Finalmente, se describen las particularidades de nuestro proyecto, objetivos y primeros avances.

  8. La enseñanza del español como lengua vehicular en contextos académicos

    Pastor Cesteros, Susana

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available La enseñanza de segundas lenguas para fines académicos constituye, junto con los profesionales, uno de los dos ámbitos de actuación de la denominada enseñanza para fines específicos. En este artículo abordamos las claves del aprendizaje de la lengua meta no ya desde una perspectiva comunicativa general, sino como lengua de instrucción a través de la que los alumnos no nativos, en contexto de inmersión, aprenden las materias de estudio que establece su currículo. Y ello tanto por lo que se refiere al uso de la lengua en el ámbito universitario (tipos de texto, léxico especializado, entornos de aprendizaje, como en el contexto de la enseñanza secundaria. En el primer caso, su importancia es indudable, dado el elevado número de estudiantes extranjeros que llegan a nuestras universidades y su previsible incremento con el proceso de convergencia europea. En el segundo, la presente propuesta se inserta en la línea de la enseñanza de la lengua a alumnos inmigrantes, si bien en lo que tiene que ver con el aprendizaje del español académico.

  9. Content of Total Phenolics, Flavan-3-Ols and Proanthocyanidins, Oxidative Stability and Antioxidant Capacity of Chocolate During Storage

    Draženka Komes

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Antioxidant (AO capacity of chocolates with 27, 44 and 75 % cocoa was assessed after production and during twelve months of storage by direct current (DC polarographic assay, based on the decrease of anodic current caused by the formation of hydroxo-perhydroxyl mercury(II complex (HPMC in alkaline solutions of hydrogen peroxide at potentials of mercury oxidation, and two spectrophotometric assays. Relative antioxidant capacity index (RACI was calculated by taking the average value of the AO assay (the sample mass in all assays was identical. Oxidative stability of chocolate fat was determined by differential scanning calorimetry. Measured parameters and RACI were correlated mutually and with the content of total phenols (Folin-Ciocalteu assay, flavan-3-ols (vanillin and p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde assay and proanthocyanidins (modified Bate-Smith assay. During storage, the studied functional and health-related characteristics remained unchanged. Amongst applied AO assays, the DC polarographic one, whose validity was confirmed by two-way ANOVA and F-test, correlated most significantly with oxidative stability (oxidation onset temperature and induction time. In addition, principal component analysis was applied to characterise chocolate types.

  10. Content of Total Phenolics, Flavan-3-Ols and Proanthocyanidins, Oxidative Stability and Antioxidant Capacity of Chocolate During Storage

    Komes, Draženka; Gorjanović, Stanislava; Belščak-Cvitanović, Ana; Pezo, Lato; Pastor, Ferenc; Ostojić, Sanja; Popov-Raljić, Jovanka; Sužnjević, Desanka

    2016-01-01

    Summary Antioxidant (AO) capacity of chocolates with 27, 44 and 75% cocoa was assessed after production and during twelve months of storage by direct current (DC) polarographic assay, based on the decrease of anodic current caused by the formation of hydroxo-perhydroxyl mercury(II) complex (HPMC) in alkaline solutions of hydrogen peroxide at potentials of mercury oxidation, and two spectrophotometric assays. Relative antioxidant capacity index (RACI) was calculated by taking the average value of the AO assay (the sample mass in all assays was identical). Oxidative stability of chocolate fat was determined by differential scanning calorimetry. Measured parameters and RACI were correlated mutually and with the content of total phenols (Folin-Ciocalteu assay), flavan-3-ols (vanillin and p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde assay) and proanthocyanidins (modified Bate-Smith assay). During storage, the studied functional and health-related characteristics remained unchanged. Amongst applied AO assays, the DC polarographic one, whose validity was confirmed by two-way ANOVA and F-test, correlated most significantly with oxidative stability (oxidation onset temperature and induction time). In addition, principal component analysis was applied to characterise chocolate types. PMID:27904388

  11. Impacts of Bush Encroachment on Wildlife Species Diversity, Composition, and Habitat Preference in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya

    Cyrus M. Kavwele

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Savannah ecosystems are currently facing a biome shift that changes grasslands to woody dominated landscapes, attributable to habitat degradation. In Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC, Euclea divinorum, an unpalatable and invasive woody species, is expanding to former savannah ecosystems with potential effects on herbivores key resources, wildlife species diversity, composition, and habitat use. We investigated wildlife species diversity, composition, and habitat preference or avoidance by wildlife in the conservancy. Infrared camera traps were deployed at the centroids of 2 km by 2 km, 50 cm above ground surface for 14 days and nights with 9 camera traps in each habitat type. Shannon wiener index revealed that wildlife species diversity was highest in E. divinorum dominated habitats and lowest in open grassland. Hierarchical Cluster Analysis revealed level of similarity in wildlife species composition between E. divinorum and mixed bushland. Jacobs index revealed that E. divinorum and mixed bushland were avoided by all guilds; however E. divinorum was significantly avoided while A. drepanolobium and open grassland were both preferred by all guilds. However, A. drepanolobium dominated habitats were significantly preferred compared to open grasslands. The findings are useful in management of sustainable ecosystems.

  12. Historia del conocimiento de los perisodáctilos del Neógeno español

    Alberdi, M. T.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a brief review on the studies of the Order Perissodactyla from the Spanish Neogene. References begin with the first records during the XIX century, and continue until present, summarizing the progress and knowledge of this conspicuous group of mammals in Spain. The paper focuses mainly on families Equidae and Rhinocerotidae, whose remains are very abundant and have a large temporal distribution, giving place to a huge amount of documentation. More scarce references concern families Tapiridae and Chalicotheriidae, owing to their more restricted records.En el presente trabajo, se realiza una breve historia del estudio de los Perisodáctilos del Neógeno de España. Abarca las distintas vicisitudes de estos estudios desde las primeras citas de su presencia en suelo español durante el siglo XIX hasta nuestros días. Se enfoca principalmente en los representantes de las familias Equidae y Rhinocerothidae, que están ampliamente representadas a lo largo y ancho de la Península y sobre los que hay abundante documentación. Más brevemente, se trata la Familia Tapiridae, cuyo registro es mucho más restringido, y se hace mención de la Familia Chalicotheriidae que, aunque muy escasa, también está presente en la Península Ibérica.

  13. Sobre los principios pragmático-discursivos en la descripción gramatical del español

    Carla Amorós Negre

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo pretende poner de relieve el escaso tratamiento en las descripciones normativas de los principios que modelan la competencia comunicativa, entre las que se encuentran los principios pragmático-discursivos. Así, en este estudio se lleva a cabo un análisis de las principales gramáticas del español, entre 1983 y 2011, con especial atención a un fenómeno gramatical concreto: los relativos, cuyo uso está sometido a una gran variación contextual. Si bien la interrelación entre lo situacional y lo lingüístico se ha empleado en la explicación de ciertos aspectos gramaticales, son escasos los estudios que explican el porqué del uso de unos u otros relativos en las diferentes situaciones comunicativas, sobre todo las pertenecientes al ámbito de la oralidad y la inmediatez. Así, defendemos la conveniencia de una reconciliación entre pragmática y gramática, a fin de llegar a un mejor entendimiento del lenguaje en uso y poder explicar el empleo de determinadas estructuras sintácticas que aparecen fundamentalmente en el discurso oral.

  14. 2-Methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) synthase expression in Nostoc punctiforme leads to over production of phytols.

    Gupta, Dinesh; Ip, Tina; Summers, Michael L; Basu, Chhandak

    2015-01-01

    Phytol is a diterpene alcohol of medicinal importance and it also has potential to be used as biofuel. We found over production of phytol in Nostoc punctiforme by expressing a 2-Methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) synthase gene. MBO synthase catalyzes the conversion of dimethylallyl pyrophosphate (DMAPP) into MBO, a volatile hemiterpene alcohol, in Pinus sabiniana. The result of enhanced phytol production in N. punctiforme, instead of MBO, could be explained by one of the 2 models: either the presence of a native prenyltransferase enzyme with a broad substrate specificity, or appropriation of a MBO synthase metabolic intermediate by a native geranyl diphosphate (GDP) synthase. In this work, an expression vector with an indigenous petE promoter for gene expression in the cyanobacterium N. punctiforme was constructed and MBO synthase gene expression was successfully shown using reverse transcriptase (RT)-PCR and SDS-PAGE. Gas chromatography--mass spectrophotometry (GC-MS) was performed to confirm phytol production from the transgenic N. punctiforme strains. We conclude that the expression of MBO synthase in N. punctiforme leads to overproduction of an economically important compound, phytol. This study provides insights about metabolic channeling of isoprenoids in cyanobacteria and also illustrates the challenges of bioengineering non-native hosts to produce economically important compounds.

  15. Decisiones al final de la vida en el ordenamiento jurídico español

    David Larios Risco

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available El proceso de toma de decisiones clínicas se torna especialmente complejo durante las últimas fases de las enfermedades irreversibles o terminales. Cuando la decisión del paciente implica un ataque a la propia vida, la autonomía de la voluntad de la persona puede colisionar con el criterio médico o con los límites que impone el Ordenamiento Jurídico. El artículo aborda las diferentes figuras jurídicas em el proceso de toma de decisiones al final de la vida, diferenciando entre las admitidas por la ley (limitación del esfuerzo terapéutico, rechazo al tratamiento, sedación en la agonía y voluntades anticipadas y las prohibidas (auxilio al suicidio y eutanasia com el objetivo de ofrecer una aproximación al régimen jurídico de las decisiones al final de la vida en el ordenamiento jurídico español.

  16. Theoretical investigation of the oxidation pathways of the Cl-initiated reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol

    Zhang, Weichao; Zhang, Dongju

    2012-12-01

    The mechanism and products of the reaction of 2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO232) with Cl atoms in the presence of O2 have been elucidated by performing high-level quantum chemistry calculations. The geometries of the reactants, intermediates, transition states, and products are optimized at the MP2(full)/6-311G(d, p) level, and their single-point energies are refined at the CCSD(T)/6-311 + G(d, p) level. The potential energy surface profiles have been constructed at the CCSD(T)/6-311 + G(d, p)//MP2(full)/6-311G(d, p) + 0.95 × ZPE level of theory, and the possible channels involved in the reaction are also discussed. The calculations indicate that the reaction predominantly proceeds via the addition of Cl atoms to the double bond rather than the direct abstraction of the H atoms in MBO232. The nascent adducts (CH3)2C(OH)CHCH2Cl (IM1) and (CH3)2C(OH)CHClCH2 (IM2) do not undergo subsequent isomerization and dissociation reactions, but rather react with O2. The theoretical results show that the major products are CH2ClCHO and CH3C(O)CH3 for the reaction of MBO232 + Cl in the presence of O2, which is in good agreement with the experimental finding.

  17. Sobre la subjetividad del diccionario de uso del Español de María Moliner

    Jose Luis Aliaga Jiménez

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available Escribimos estas líneas durante el año en que se conmemora, en Aragon especialmente, el centenario de Maria Moliner, nacida el 30 de marzo de 1900 en la localidad zaragozana de Paniza. Con esta pequeña aportación nos proponemos contribuir al conjunto de trabajos que se han acercado a su trayectoria vital y profesional con motivo del acontecimiento mencionado. Parece lógico, en este marco, que la obra que le otorgó merecida relevancia publica, el Diccionario de uso del español (Madrid, Gredos, 1966-67; en adelante DUE haya acaparado buena parte de la atención dispensada a su figura. La misma María Moliner llegó a declarar en alguna ocasión que el diccionario representaba el único mérito de su trayectoria profesional, afirmación comprensible por la modestia que, es sabido, la caracterizo y quiza, también, por el deseo de dejar atrás la amarga experiencia bélica y el truncamiento, con ella, de las empresas culturales en las que participó con entusiasmo durante la Segunda República española.

  18. Imagen turística de los países latinoamericanos en el mercado español

    Emira Josefina Rodríguez Ducallín

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available La imagen turística en un país es un factor clave en su elección como destino. Conocerla es de vital importancia puesto que ella permite definir su posición competitiva y establecer las estrategias de marketing para su comercialización en el mercado turístico internacional. Bajo esta perspectiva se pretendió conocer la imagen de 6 países latinoamericanos (México, Cuba, Venezuela, República Dominicana, Brasil y Centroamérica utilizando para ello un estudio descriptivo. La información se recogió de una muestra de 1.000 personas en la ciudad de Madrid, haciendo uso del diferencial semántico para valorar los atributos y se obtuvo como resultado de forma general que los países latinoamericanos son considerados por el mercado español como amigos, alegres, acogedores, con sol, buen clima entre otros, pero también fueron percibidos, inseguros, poco desarrollados, con inestabilidad política y pobres.

  19. Quinoline-8-ol-immobilized Amberlite XAD-4: Synthesis, characterization, and uranyl ion uptake properties suitable for analytical applications

    Gladis, Mary J.; Prasada Rao, T.

    2002-01-01

    Amberlite XAD-4 has been functionalized by coupling it with 5-aminoquinoline-8-ol after acetylation. The resulting resin has been characterized by elemental analysis and IR spectra and has been used for preconcentrating uranyl ions prior to its determination by spectrophotometry. The optimum pH value for quantitative sorption is 4-6, and desorption can be achieved by using 5 mL of 1 mol L -1 HCl. The sorption capacity of the resin is 11.5 mmol g -1 . The effect of various cations and anions on the preconcentration of uranium in conjunction with the determination procedure has been studied and we have found that none of the ions interfere except thorium. The enrichment factor for preconcentration of uranium was found to be 200. Ten replicate determinations of 40 μg of uranium present in 1 L of sample gave a mean absorbance of 0.185 with a relative standard deviation of 2.64%. The detection limit corresponding to three times the standard deviation of the bank was found to be 2 μg L -1 . The validation of the developed preconcentration procedure was carried out by successfully analyzing standard marine sediment reference material. The uranyl content of sediment and soils is estimated by spectrophotometry after its preconcentration with the above chelating resin. (orig.)

  20. Synthesis, solvatochromaticity and bioactivities of some transition metal complexes with 2-(R-benzylideneamino)-pyridin-3-ol Schiff base derivatives

    Ahmed, I. S.; Kassem, M. A.

    2010-10-01

    New four Schiff bases are prepared by condensation of 2-amino-pyridin-3-ol with 3, 4-dihydroxy-benzaldehyde (I), 2-hydroxybenzaldehyde (II), 5-bromo-2-hydroxybenzaldehyde (III), and 4-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde (IV). The structures of these compounds are characterized based on elemental analyses (C. H. N), IR and 1H NMR. Also, the electronic absorption spectra are recorded in organic solvents of different polarity. The solvents are selected to be covered a wide range of parameters (refractive index, dielectric constant and hydrogen bonding capacity). The UV-vis absorption spectra of Schiff base compounds are investigated in aqueous buffer solutions of varying pH and utilized for the determination of ionization constant, p Ka and activation free energy, Δ G* of the ionization process. The biological activity against bacterial species and fungi as microorganisms representing different microbial categories such as (two Gram-negative bacteria, Eschericha coli and Agrobacterium sp.),three Gram-positive bacteria ( Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtlus and Bacillus megatherium), yeast ( Candida albicans), and fungi ( Aspergillus niger) were studied.