Satellite observations and modeling of transport in the upper troposphere through the lower mesosphere during the 2006 major stratospheric sudden warming
... 2009 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/4775/2009/ © Author(s) 2009. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Satellite observations and modeling of transport in the upper troposphere through the lower mesosphere during the 2006 major stratospheric sudden warming G. L. Manney1,2 , R. S. Harwood3 , I. A. MacKenzie3 ... right, but also, prior to this event, insufficient trace gas data were available to provide a complete picture of middle atmosphere transport during a major warming. A few detailed modeling studies of transport during major SSWs have been done (e.g., Manney et al., 2005b; Konopka et al., 2005), focusing on the middle and lower stratosphere, but trace gas ... and models Meteorological data and analysis The primary meteorological dataset used here is the Goddard Earth Observing System Version 5.10 (GEOS-5) analysis from NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO), described by Reinecker et al. (2008). GEOS-5 uses the Gridpoint Statistical Analysis method of Wu et al. (2002), a 3-D-Variational system,
3D Laser Scanning Modeling and Application on Dazu Thousand-hand Bodhisattva in China
... Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-4, 2014 ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium, 14 – 16 May 2014, Suzhou, China 3D Laser Scanning Modeling and application on Dazu Thousand-hand Bodhisattva in China Miaole Houa, Xiangqian Zhangb, Yuhua Wuc, Yunyang Hua a Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ... Engineering and Architecture, Beijing 100044, firstname.lastname@example.org Commission VI, WG VI/4 KEY WORDS: The Dazu Thousand-hand Bodhisattva Statue, terrestrial laser scanning, fine 3D modeling, 3D shape restoration ABSTRACT: The Dazu Thousand-hand Bodhisattva Statue is located at Baoding Mountain in Chongqing. It has the reputation as “the Gem of World’s Rock ... the documentation of the Dazu Thousand-hand Bodhisattva Statue using terrestrial laser scanning is of great significance. This paper will introduce a new method for superfine 3D modeling of Thousand-hand Bodhisattva based on the high-resolution 3D cloud points. By analyzing these 3D cloud points and 3D models, some useful information, such as several 3D
Comparative Profiling of microRNA Expression in Soybean Seeds from Genetically Modified Plants and their Near-Isogenic Parental Lines.
... RESEARCH ARTICLE Comparative Profiling of microRNA Expression in Soybean Seeds from Genetically Modified Plants and their NearIsogenic Parental Lines Yong Wang1,2, Qingkuo Lan2, Xin Zhao2, Wentao ... Agricultural Sciences, Changchun, 130033, China * email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org OPEN ACCESS Citation: Wang Y, Lan Q, Zhao X, Xu W, Li F, Wang Q, et al. (2016) Comparative Profiling of microRNA Expression in Soybean Seeds from Genetically Modified Plants and their Near-Isogenic Parental Lines. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155896. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0155896 Editor: ... total RNA was reverse-transcribed and amplified using miRcute miRNA First-Strand cDNA synthesis kit (Tiangen, KR201) and miRcute miRNA qPCR detection kit (Tiangen, FP401). The comparative ΔΔCT method was used for relative quantitation of these gma-miRNAs . The U6 snRNA was selected as the endogenous reference gene for normalization. For validation
Comparative proteomic analysis of the molecular responses of mouse macrophages to titanium dioxide and copper oxide nanoparticles unravels some toxic mechanisms for copper oxide nanoparticles in macrophages.
... RESEARCH ARTICLE Comparative Proteomic Analysis of the Molecular Responses of Mouse Macrophages to Titanium Dioxide and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Unravels Some Toxic Mechanisms for Copper Oxide ... Herlin6, Alain Van Dorsselaer5, Marie Carrière4, Thierry Rabilloud3* OPEN ACCESS Citation: Triboulet S, Aude-Garcia C, Armand L, Collin-Faure V, Chevallet M, Diemer H, et al. (2015) Comparative Proteomic Analysis of the Molecular Responses of Mouse Macrophages to Titanium Dioxide and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Unravels Some Toxic Mechanisms for Copper Oxide Nanoparticles ... nanoparticles on macrophages, and only a transcriptomic work has been recently described , concluding to very limited effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on immune cells. Comparatively to titanium dioxide, copper oxide nanoparticles are much less used in industry and much less studied regarding their interaction with living cells and organisms.
Modeling and Optimisation of Distribution Networks Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithms: A Comparative Study
... 2011 Vol I, IMECS 2011, March 16 - 18, 2011, Hong Kong Modeling and Optimisation of Distribution Networks Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithms: A Comparative Study Romeo M. Marian, Lee H.S. Luong and Son Duy Dao Abstract— This paper focuses on the second stage of a threestage, integrated methodology for modeling and optimisation of distribution networks based ... costs for DCs; 3600000 Table 3. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DISTRIBUTION NETWORK OVERALL COSTS. 3400000 Cost No. of DCs COSTS 3200000 3000000 2800000 2600000 2400000 1 7 13 19 25 31 37 43 49 55 61 67 73 79 85 91 97 103 109 115 121 127 133 139 145 GENERATION Fig. 2. Typical evolution of the results of the HGA VIII. A COMPARATIVE STUDY - APPLICATION ... Inderschience publishers., 2009 10 (1): p. 16-25.  Marian, R.M., L.H.S. Luong, and R. Akararungruangkul, Optimisation of Distribution Networks Using Genetic Algorithms Part 1 - Problem modeling and automatic generation of solutions. International Journal of Manufacturing and Technology Management, , 2008a. 15(Special Issue on: Latest concepts and approaches in logistics
Identification of potential regional sources of atmospheric total gaseous mercury in Windsor, Ontario, Canada using hybrid receptor modeling
... of the PSCF modeling (Fig. 4a): regions located in the southwest significantly affect Windsor TGM concentrations. 3.3.2 Seasonal PSCF modeling For seasonal modeling, both annual mean and respective seasonal means (Table 1) were used for each season as the criteria value. The same weight function was used for all four seasons as in annual modeling. For ... and BC in the west and NL in the east. 3.3.1 Annual PSCF modeling For annual PSCF modeling, there were 88 out of 293 available days in 2007 with the daily average concentration greater than the annual mean (i.e. the criteria value), thus were considered as high Hg concentration days. The PSCF modeling results are plotted in Fig. 4a. High PSCF values were ... receptor modeling potential source contribution function (PSCF) was used by incorporating 72-h backward trajectories and measurements of TGM in Windsor. The results of PSCF were analyzed in conjunction with the Hg emissions inventory of North America (by state/province) to identify regions affecting Windsor. In addition to annual modeling, seasonal PSCF modeling
Numerical modeling of the 1964 Alaska tsunami in western Passage Canal and Whittier, Alaska
... the terminal for cruise ships and harbor are digitally removed from the DEM. 5 Numerical modeling of the 1964 tsunami in Passage Canal In this section, we compare inundation modeling results of the 1964 tsunami in Passage Canal with eyewitness observations. 5.1 Modeling of the seiche wave The first observed wave in Passage Canal was considered to ... development of a digital elevation model of the bathymetry and topography in Passage Canal. Results of the numerical modeling and their comparison to eyewitness observations are given in Sect. 5. In Sect. 6, we consider limitations of the numerical modeling, and then in Sect. 7 we discuss how the results presented in this article can help to mitigate the tsunami ... could not quantitatively compare a simulated runup to collected observations. In this article, we present a numerical modeling of the seiche and the landslide-generated and tectonic waves in Passage Canal during the 1964 event and compare our modeling results with an observed inundation line and local runup values. The structure of this article is as follows. Based on
Inverse modeling of CO<sub>2</sub> sources and sinks using satellite observations of CO<sub>2</sub> from TES and surface flask measurements
... Discussion 5 | Discussion Paper | 4266 Discussion Paper 25 ACPD 11, 4263–4311, 2011 Inverse modeling of CO2 sources and sinks R. Nassar et al. Title Page Abstract Introduction Conclusions References Tables Figures J I J I Back Close | 20 Discussion Paper 15 | 10 Inverse modeling has emerged as a key method for obtaining quantitative information on ... according to their uncertainties. The application of this concept to inverse modeling of CO2 fluxes involves integrating a forward model simulation and a set of observations to optimize the CO2 fluxes at the surface. The details regarding the various components of our inverse modeling work are provided in the following subsections. Discussion Paper 15 2 ... Paper 20 (1) ACPD 11, 4263–4311, 2011 Inverse modeling of CO2 sources and sinks R. Nassar et al. Title Page Abstract Introduction Conclusions References Tables Figures J I J I Back Close | x̂ = xa + A(xt − xa ) + Gx εT Discussion Paper 15 | 10 Discussion Paper 5 for inverse modeling of CO2 surface sources and sinks that are
Comparative Study of Hydrogen, Biodiesel, CNG & Mixture of Hydrogen & Natural Gas as Fuels in Internal Combustion Engine
Methodology for modeling the microbial contamination of air filters.
... Methodology for Modeling the Microbial Contamination of Air Filters Yun Haeng Joe1, Ki Young Yoon2, Jungho Hwang1* 1 School of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, ... the air filter life cycle in terms of microbiological activity by simulating the microbial contamination of the filter. Citation: Joe YH, Yoon KY, Hwang J (2014) Methodology for Modeling the Microbial Contamination of Air Filters. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88514. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0088514 Editor: Miguel Lopez-Ferber, Ecole des Mines d’Alès, France Received ... monitoring microbial contamination in situ according to a drop in pressure, which is an indicator of the final life cycle for general air filters. By developing a methodology for modeling microbial contamination of antimicrobial air filters and the entrainment of bioaerosols from contaminated filters, the life cycle of antimicrobial air filters could be
Next Generation Semiconductor Based Sequencing of the Donkey (Equus asinus) Genome Provided Comparative Sequence Data against the Horse Genome and a Few Millions of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms.
... RESEARCH ARTICLE Next Generation Semiconductor Based Sequencing of the Donkey (Equus asinus) Genome Provided Comparative Sequence Data against the Horse Genome and a Few Millions of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms a11111 Francesca Bertolini1,2, Concetta Scimone2, Claudia Geraci1, Giuseppina ... ACCESS Citation: Bertolini F, Scimone C, Geraci C, Schiavo G, Utzeri VJ, Chiofalo V, et al. (2015) Next Generation Semiconductor Based Sequencing of the Donkey (Equus asinus) Genome Provided Comparative Sequence Data against the Horse Genome and a Few Millions of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131925. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131925 Editor: Marinus ... because the two species (E. caballus and E. asinus), despite the different number of chromosomes (2N = 64 and 62, respectively) and several other rearrangements identified by comparative mapping, chromosome painting and zoo-FISH [30–32], are closely related, as also demonstrated by the fact that crossing the two species, hybrids are viable (mules and
Effectiveness of Agents Like Platelet-rich Plasma, Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose and Microfibrillar Collagen in Hard-tissue Healing: Validation of t heir Comparative Effectiveness
... Regenerated Cellulose Effectiveness of Agents Like Platelet-rich Plasma, Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose and Microfibrillar Collagen in Hard-tissue Healing: Validation of their Comparative Effectiveness 1 Khalid Al Fouzan, 2Hari Pillai, 3Anil Sukumaran, 4Raveendranath Rajendran ABSTRACT Autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can be a valid agent that is ... Sukumaran A, Rajendran R. Effectiveness of Agents Like Platelet-rich Plasma, Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose and Microfibrillar Collagen in Hard-tissue Healing: Validation of their Comparative Effectiveness. Oral Maxillofac Pathol J 2015;6(2):609-611. Source of support: Nil Conflict of interest: None INTRODUCTION Bone formation and repair require many biological ... promote bone regeneration.5 These agents aim to improve wound healing by accelerating bone growth focusing on each stage of the repair process: inflammation, vascularization, remodeling, osteoinduction or osteoconductivity.6 Some of the materials investigated and used to acce lerate the growth of new bone tissue are autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP),
Modeling ultrafine particle growth at a pine forest site influenced by anthropogenic pollution during BEACHON-RoMBAS 2011
... behalf of the European Geosciences Union. 11012 Y. Y. Cui et al.: Modeling ultraﬁne particle growth at a pine forest site aerosol size distribution are required (Adams and Seinfeld, 2002; Dusek et al., 2010) in addition to the typically reported mass concentrations. Modeling aerosol size distributions is challenging due to uncertainties involved ... Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11011–11029, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/11011/2014/ doi:10.5194/acp-14-11011-2014 © Author(s) 2014. CC Attribution 3.0 License. Modeling ultraﬁne particle growth at a pine forest site inﬂuenced by anthropogenic pollution during BEACHON-RoMBAS 2011 Y. Y. Cui1, A. Hodzic2, J. N. Smith2,3, J. Ortega2, J. ... between anthropogenic pollution and the occurrence of PBEs, (2) test the Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11011–11029, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/11011/2014/ Y. Y. Cui et al.: Modeling ultraﬁne particle growth at a pine forest site 11013 ability of the WRF-Chem model to predict the levels of ultraﬁne particles during PBE episodes at the site, and
Citizen participation in Europe: A comparative analysis from the sociopolitical contexts (La participación ciudadana en Europa: un análisis comparado desde los contextos sociopolíticos)
... OBETS. Revista de Ciencias Sociales Vol. 10, n.º 1, 2015, pp. 235-260 ISSN: 1989-1385 DOI: 10.14198/OBETS2015.10.1.09 CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN EUROPE: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS FROM THE SOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXTS1 LA PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA EN EUROPA: UN ANÁLISIS COMPARADO DESDE LOS CONTEXTOS SOCIOPOLÍTICOS Ernesto Ganuza Fernández Institute ... participation that the attitudes conducive OBETS. Revista de Ciencias Sociales. Vol. 10, n.º 1, 2015, pp. 235-260. DOI: 10.14198/OBETS2015.10.1.09 Citizen participation in Europe: A comparative analysis from the sociopolitical... 237 to a vigorous democracy materialise (Putnam 1993; Warren 2001; Hirst 2002). Associative participation is capable of generating ... attend a demonstration. The former OBETS. Revista de Ciencias Sociales. Vol. 10, n.º 1, 2015, pp. 235-260. DOI: 10.14198/OBETS2015.10.1.09 Citizen participation in Europe: A comparative analysis from the sociopolitical... 239 requires an organisational structure where the individual has to participate through an administrative body, whether it is
Phase field modeling of dendritic coarsening during isothermal
... August 2011 Research & Development Phase field modeling of dendritic coarsening during isothermal solidification *Zhang Yutuo 1, Zhang Wanning 2, Wang Tie 1, Fan Liyan3 and Wang Chengzhi 1 (1. Shenyang Ligong University, Shenyang ... Ltd., Liaoning Baolin Group, Dalian 116100, China) Abstract: Dendritic coarsening in Al-2mol%Si alloy during isothermal solidification at 880K was investigated by phase field modeling. Three coarsening mechanisms operate in the alloy: (a) melting of small dendrite arms; (b) coalescence of dendrites near the tips leading to the entrapment of liquid droplets; ... dendrites Fig. 2: The three coarsening mechanisms in Al-2mol%Si alloy at 880K during isothermal solidification 3 Conclusions The phase field method is a powerful tool not only in modeling of dendritic growth but also in dendritic coarsening. The dendritic growth and dendritic coarsening in Al-2mol%Si alloy during isothermal solidification at 880K were simulated
Ultrastructural comparative analysis on the adhesive papillae of the swimming larvae of three ascidian species
... ISJ 6: S77-S86, 2009 ISSN 1824-307X RESEARCH REPORT Ultrastructural comparative analysis on the adhesive papillae of the swimming larvae of three ascidian species G Dolcemascolo, R Pennati1, F De Bernardi1, F Damiani, M Gianguzza Dipartimento ... and the adhesive and sensorial functions of adhesive papillae of three ascidian species examined are confirmed. Key words: swimming larvae ascidiae; papillae; ultrastructure; comparative analysis Introduction Ascidians are marine invertebrates commonly known as sea squirts. At the adult stage, they are sessile and live in the shoreline, often fixed ... papillae with a simple, coniform and non-eversible organization (Gianguzza and Dolcemascolo, 1994, 1997; Gianguzza et al., 1999). In order to fully describe their structure a comparative investigation has been carried out, in this paper, on the ultrastructural and morphofunctional organization of adhesive papillae of swimming larvae of three ascidian
MATHEMATICAL MODELING FOR BENZYLPENICILIN POTASSIUM AND STREPTOMYCIN SULPHATE POTENCY DETERMINATION OF ASCOMICIN
... Ciucă et al. Medicamentul Veterinar / Veterinary Drug Vol. 10(2) December 2016 MATHEMATICAL MODELING FOR BENZYLPENICILIN POTASSIUM AND STREPTOMYCIN SULPHATE POTENCY DETERMINATION OF ASCOMICIN MODELAREA MATEMATICĂ A DETERMINARII POTENȚEI BENZIL PENICILINEI POTASICE SI ... includes details on protocol working to determine the potency of benzylpenicillin potassium and streptomycin sulphate, validation criteria, experimental results, mathematical modeling for determining the potency, interlaboratory comparisons. Rezumat Ascomicin este un unguent antibacterian pentru tratamentul infecțiilor locale ale pielii, ochilor și
From classical genetics to quantitative genetics to systems biology: modeling epistasis.
... www.plosgenetics.org 6 2008 | Volume 4 | Issue 3 | e1000029 Modeling Epistasis Supporting Information Figure S1 Modeling the Relationship A is an Upstream Repressor of B, which Represses a Target gene. Found at: doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000029.s001 (0.07 MB TIF) Figure S2 Modeling the Relationship A is an Upstream Enhancer of B, which Represses ... from a variety of experiments, multiple loci, and multiple environments. Citation: Aylor DL, Zeng Z-B (2008) From Classical Genetics to Quantitative Genetics to Systems Biology: Modeling Epistasis. PLoS Genet 4(3): e1000029. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000029 Editor: David B. Allison, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States of America Received ... fitness in 650 double-deletion yeast strains and employed a novel quantitative analysis. PLoS Genetics | www.plosgenetics.org 1 2008 | Volume 4 | Issue 3 | e1000029 Modeling Epistasis Author Summary Epistasis has long had two slightly different meanings depending on the context in which it is discussed. The classical definition describes
Introduction: Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5)
... Chem. Phys., 16, 4785–4797, 2016 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4785/2016/ doi:10.5194/acp-16-4785-2016 © Author(s) 2016. CC Attribution 3.0 License. Introduction: Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) S. T. Martin1, P. Artaxo2, L. A. T. Machado3, A. O. Manzi4, R. A. F. Souza5, C. Schumacher6, J. Wang7, M. O. Andreae8, H. ... October 2015 – Published in Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.: 4 November 2015 Revised: 10 March 2016 – Accepted: 5 April 2016 – Published: 19 April 2016 Abstract. The Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) Experiment was carried out in the environs of Manaus, Brazil, in the central region of the Amazon basin for 2 years from 1 January ... expansion of cities and population throughout the basin can be expected to alter particle concentrations, and changes in cloud properties can be expected. The Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) Experiment was motivated by the need to gain a better understanding of aerosol–cloud– precipitation interactions and processes
PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT LEVEL - COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DISPARITIES AMONG REGIONS OF DEVELOPMENT AND MACRO-REGIONS IN ROMANIA
... Annals of the „Constantin Brâncuşi” University of Târgu Jiu, Economy Series, Issue 1, volume I/2015 PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT LEVEL - COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DISPARITIES AMONG REGIONS OF DEVELOPMENT AND MACRO-REGIONS IN ROMANIA MARIA OŢIL LECTURER Ph.D, FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, WEST UNIVERSITY ... regional disparities in the European Union countries, these especially affecting the countries which are less economically efficient. The present research aims at accomplishing a comparative analysis regarding disparities among regions of development and macro-regions of Romania in order to assess the performance of the productive sector, of the structural ... by a certain level of economic development of the region.  3. The analysis of indicators characteristic to regions of development in Romania The present work aims at a comparative analysis of disparities at the level of the regions of development and of the macro-regions in Romania in order to assess the performance of the productive sector,
Comparative genomics and pan-genomic study of genus Corynebacterium
... lifestyle through comparative genomics, and in view of the lack of a condensed material to explain this, we wrote an overview about this topic. The overview gives us a brief introduction on the comparative genomics emergence allowed by the Next-Generation Sequencing – NGS advent. This new sequencing platform boosted the development of comparative genomics ... PROGRAMA DE PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO EM GENÉTICA PhD Thesis Comparative Genomics and Pan-Genomic Study of genus Corynebacterium PH.D. STUDENT: Luis Carlos Guimarães SUPERVISOR: Prof. Dr. Vasco Ariston de Carvalho Azevedo CO-SUPERVISOR: Dr. Siomar de Castro Soares BELO HORIZONTE February – 2015 Luis Carlos Guimarães Comparative Genomics and Pan-Genomic Study of ... Corynebacterium urealyticum using two whole genomes, comparative genomics, and reverse vaccinology3 Luis Carlos Guimarães, Siomar de Castro Soares, Eva Trost, Jochen Blom, Rommel Thiago Jucá Ramos, Artur Silva, Debmalya Barh, Vasco Azevedo As highlighted in previous section about the importance of the comparative genomics studies in this article we present
Modeling social heterogeneity, neighborhoods and local influences on urban real state prices: spatial dynamic analyses in the Belo Horizonte metropolitan area, Brazil
... complexity modeling) together can conceptually cross-fertilize each other. The interplay of insights generated by urban economics on the one hand, and the social action-space of actors on the other, is central to our analysis. For this, we focus on the inclusion of cognitively-defined neighborhoods in the economic explanatory models, as well as on better modeling ... in particular, from urban economics is not clearly differentiated, although it is implicitly present in CA. We propose to make prices explicit in CA modeling. Second, local influences are at the core of CA modeling; however, they are present only marginally in urban economics through homogeneous sub-markets and distance-based spatial analysis. We argue ... 91 91 92 92 93 93 101 101 6 6.1 6.2 6.2.1 6.2.2 6.2.3 6.2.4 6.3 6.3.1 Analyzing the neighborhood hedonic prices function using spatial and quantile regression modeling Introduction Methodology Spatial analysis and spatial econometric models Weight matrices Quantile regression analysis Spatial-quantile regression analysis Dataset
Hematoma extradural estudo radiológico comparativo entre pacientes em coma e não comatososExtradural hematoma: comparative radiological study between, comatous and noncomatous patients.
... Escala de Glasgow e seis deles por apresentarem lesões associadas intracranianas únicas ou múltiplas. PALAVRAS-CHAVE: hematoma extradural, coma, neuroimagem. Extradural hematoma: comparative radiological study between, comatous and noncomatous patients SUMMARY — A series of 129 patients harbouring extradural hematomas was analysed considering the neurological