Uncertainty analysis of a spatially explicit annual water-balance model: case study of the Cape Fear basin, North Carolina
... License. Uncertainty analysis of a spatially explicit annual water-balance model: case study of the Cape Fear basin, North Carolina P. Hamel1 and A. J. Guswa2 1 Natural 2 Picker Capital Project, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Engineering Program, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA Correspondence to: P. ... Z and Kc Step one in our assessment of the InVEST model was a local sensitivity analysis of water yield to the Z parameter and Kc for forest – the dominant LU class. The sensitivity of the www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/19/839/2015/ P. Hamel and A. J. Guswa: Uncertainty analysis of a spatially explicit annual water-balance model 843 Table 1. Precipitation ... rather than at the scale of individual land parcels, which is required for ecosystem-service decisions. The effect of this change in spatial scale is unclear, and calls for a rigorous analysis of the model and its uncertainties. Uncertainty analyses remain rare or incomplete in ecosystem service assessments, where the focus is on analyzing trade-offs and valuation
Technological Strategy of using Global Positioning System: An Analysis
... Dr.S.S.Riaz Ahamed /International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Vol.1(1), 2009, 8-16 TECHNOLOGICAL STRATEGY OF USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM: AN ANALYSIS Dr.S.S.Riaz Ahamed. Principal, Sathak Institute of Technology, Ramanathapuram,TamilNadu, India-623501. firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT The Global Positioning System (GPS) is
Influence of the Lactotripeptides Isoleucine-Proline-Proline and Valine-Proline-Proline on Systolic Blood Pressure in Japanese Subjects: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
... databases, including two Japanese ones. Eighteen studies (including a total of 1194 subjects) were included in the meta -analysis. A random effect model using the restricted maximum likelihood (REML) estimator was used for the analysis. The analysis showed that consumption of IPP/VPP induced a significant reduction in SBP as compared with placebo in Japanese subjects, ... in our meta -analysis, some relevant studies may still not have been published. Finally, two of the Japanese studies included in our meta -analysis were published in a non-peer-reviewed journal [29, 39], but their individual quality was considered as appropriate (JADAD score of 3 and 4, respectively). In conclusion, results from our meta -analysis show ... databases. Available meta-analyses have not searched for such publications [4–6], and therefore no exhaustive meta -analysis has been performed to specifically assess the size of the effect in Asian subjects, specifically Japanese subjects. The objectives of the present meta -analysis were to estimate the size of the change in SBP after IPP/VPP consumption in Asian subjects,
Meta-analysis of high-latitude nitrogen-addition and warming studies implies ecological mechanisms overlooked by land models
... Author(s) 2014. CC Attribution 3.0 License. Meta -analysis of high-latitude nitrogen-addition and warming studies implies ecological mechanisms overlooked by land models N. J. Bouskill, W. J. Riley, and J. Y. Tang Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Correspondence to: N. J. Bouskill (email@example.com) Received: ... and greenhouse gas feedbacks with the climate. Here we describe an observational and modeling meta -analysis approach to benchmark land models, and apply the method to the land model CLM4.5 with two versions of belowground biogeochemistry. We focused our analysis on the aboveground and belowground responses to warming and nitrogen addition in high-latitude ... aboveground and belowground coupling, and nutrient cycling, and we use the observational metaanalysis to discuss potential approaches to improving the current models. However, we also urge caution concerning the selection of data sets and experiments for meta -analysis. For example, the concentrations of nitrogen applied in the synthesized field experiments
Genetic transformation and analysis of rice OsAPx2 gene in Medicago sativa.
... with different concentrations, as shown Table1. Data Analysis Analysis of variance (AVONA) and multiple comparison by software data processing system(DPS) (version 7.05). Heredity Transformation The method was performed based on the study of Jin et al. . Results and Analysis Expression and Analysis of OsAPx2 Genes in Rice Under Stress Molecular ... generation of T2 transcript levels was assayed using RNA blot analysis. Under salt stress, APX activity, physiologic and anti-oxidation indices in the recombinant M. sativa T2 generation were analyzed. Figure 1. RNA gel blot analysis of OsAPx2 gene expression under different stresses. RNA gel blot analysis of OsAPx2 gene expression in rice roots and leaves ... assayed using primary anti-OsAPx2 polyclonal antibodies. Secondary rabbit anti-goat antibodies AP-labeled were used for protein blot analysis with NBT as the substrate (Kit supplied by the Tiangen Corporation). Anti-salinity Analysis The resistant OsAPx2 overexpression under salt stress was analyzed to study the positive generation of T2 under Promoter 35S
Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in subglacial basal ice ecosystems by ion chromatography
... O’Donnell et al.: Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon ≤−20 ◦ C, before being transported frozen to the University of Bristol and subsequently stored at ≤ −20 ◦ C. 3 3.1 Methodology Basal ice melt and sediment sample preparation Subsamples of the basal ice were prepared for analysis by chipping ∼ 15 cm3 chunks ... weighed. The basal ice debris concentration was expressed as a percentage of a mass (of sediment) to mass (total mass of ice and sediment) basis. 3.2 3.2.1 Basal sediment analysis Elemental analysis The subglacial sediments were first dried in a hot-air oven (105 ◦ C, 12 h) and then manually homogenized by grinding. Total carbon (TC) was measured on an ... (LMW) DOC components, which are believed to be highly bioavailable to microorganisms. We investigated the abundance and composition of DOC in basal ice via a molecular-level DOC analysis. Spectrofluorometry and a novel ion chromatographic method, which has been little utilized in glacial science for LMW-DOC determinations, were employed to identify and quantify
Analysis of the biological spectrum of vascular flora of Ravni Srem flood forests
... животне форме, основни и прелазни облици, плавне шуме, Равни Срем ANALYSIS OF THE BIOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF VASCULAR FLORA OF RAVNI SREM FLOOD FORESTS Abstract: One of the essential analyses performed during the floristic study of a region is the analysis of the biological spectrum. The analysis of the biological дипл. инж. Бранислав Јуришић, Универзитет ... evolution, it is clear that the basic characteristics of the site are more or less reflected in any life form. This fact is confirmed by the analysis of the biological spectrum of the flora of Ravni Srem. The analysis of the Ravni Srem flora shows the domination of the hemicryptophytes and the subdomination of the phanerophytes with a considerable participation ... (101-112) Branislav Jurišić Dragica Obratov-Petković Ivana Bjedov Nenad Č. Bojat Vladimir Stevanović ANALYSIS OF THE BIOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF VASCULAR FLORA OF RAVNI SREM FLOOD FORESTS Summary The biological spectrum of vascular flora of Ravni Srem flood forests was analysed. Such an analysis includes the life form determination of each plant species which constitutes
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 Nanoparticles in Macrophages Sarah ... 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 in Macrophages. ... Grenoble Alpes, Ecole Doctorale Chimie et Sciences du Vivant, PhD Fellowship program, to ST; Labex Serenade, to TR. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. 1 Laboratory of Chemistry and Biology of Metals, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France, 2 Laboratory of Chemistry
Characteristic and functional analysis of toll-like receptors (TLRs) in the lophotrocozoan, Crassostrea gigas, reveals ancient origin of TLR-mediated innate immunity.
... JL. Analyzed the data: YZ XH ZY. Contributed reagents/materials /analysis tools: FY. Wrote the manuscript: YZ XH. Critical review: KLT ZY. Table S2. Sequences used for MDS analysis. (DOCX) References 15. Zhang L, Li L, Zhang G (2011) A Crassostrea gigas Toll-like receptor and comparative analysis of TLR pathway in invertebrates. Fish Shellfish Immunol ... www.plosone.org 5 October 2013 | Volume 8 | Issue 10 | e76464 TLR Signaling Regulates Innate Immunity in Mollusk Figure 2. The MDS analysis of evolutionary relationships among chordata, mollusca and arthropoda TLRs. The sequences used for MDS analysis are listed in table S2. Different colors are used to distinguish between phylum species. The distance between any ... This provides further evidence for an ancient origin of TLR-mediated innate immunity. Citation: Zhang Y, He X, Yu F, Xiang Z, Li J, et al. (2013) Characteristic and Functional Analysis of Toll-like Receptors (TLRs) in the lophotrocozoan, Crassostrea gigas, Reveals Ancient Origin of TLR-Mediated Innate Immunity. PLoS ONE 8(10): e76464. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076464 Editor:
Incidence of traumatic long-bone fractures requiring inhospital management: a prospective age- and gender-specific analysis in 4,890 fractures
... Central supplements@ biomedcentral.com CONTENTS continued Volume 17 Supplement 3 2009 Open Access O15 Incidence of traumatic long-bone fractures requiring inhospital management: a prospective age- and gender-specific analysis in 4,890 fractures Terje Meling et al. O16 Cardiopulmonary response to reamed intramedullary nailing of the femur with a traditional reaming system and a one-step reamer-irrigator-aspirator ... al. O26 A pre-hospital emergency anaesthesia pre-procedure checklist R Mackenzie et al. O27 Presence of the local general practitioner on-call in medical emergencies – A 10 year analysis of data from the Dombås HEMS base Sindre Mellesmo et al. O28 Air ambulance missions to patients at locations not accessible by road – pleasant way to evacuate or advanced ... disability and psychosocial functioning Helene L Søberg, SU09015 Incidence of traumatic long-bone fractures requiring inhospital management: a prospective age- and gender-specific analysis in 4,890 fractures Terje Meling, SU09016 Cardiopulmonary response to reamed intramedullary nailing of the femur with a traditional reaming system and a one-step reamerirrigator-aspirator
Oxidized calmodulin kinase II regulates conduction following myocardial infarction: a computational analysis.
... thin tissue slices from visible epicardial BZ and from a remote area away from the infarct (left ventricular base) were flash frozen for immunoblot analysis. Ventricular lysates were prepared for immunoblot analysis as described . Equal quantities of protein were analyzed by SDS-PAGE (3–8% Tris acetate gels) under non-reducing conditions . Immunoblotting ... heart. Citation: Christensen MD, Dun W, Boyden PA, Anderson ME, Mohler PJ, et al. (2009) Oxidized Calmodulin Kinase II Regulates Conduction Following Myocardial Infarction: A Computational Analysis. PLoS Comput Biol 5(12): e1000583. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000583 Editor: Andrew D. McCulloch, University of California, San Diego, United States of America Received ... Scholars Trust (PJM), and a Fondation Leducq Award to the Alliance for Calmodulin Kinase Signaling in Heart Disease. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. * E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org retain
A forward-genetic screen and dynamic analysis of lambda phage host-dependencies reveals an extensive interaction network and a new anti-viral strategy.
... A Forward-Genetic Screen and Dynamic Analysis of Lambda Phage Host-Dependencies Reveals an Extensive Interaction Network and a New Anti-Viral Strategy Nathaniel D. Maynard1, Elsa W. Birch2, Jayodita C. Sanghvi1, Lu ... identified host genes, and found that genes from the same pathway often exhibited similar growth dynamics. This observation, combined with further computational and experimental analysis, led us to identify a previously unannotated gene, yneJ, as a novel regulator of lamB gene expression. A surprising result of this work was the identification of two highly conserved ... efficient production of infectious lambda phage particles. Citation: Maynard ND, Birch EW, Sanghvi JC, Chen L, Gutschow MV, et al. (2010) A Forward-Genetic Screen and Dynamic Analysis of Lambda Phage HostDependencies Reveals an Extensive Interaction Network and a New Anti-Viral Strategy. PLoS Genet 6(7): e1001017. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1001017 Editor:
Application of gene network analysis techniques identifies AXIN1/PDIA2 and endoglin haplotypes associated with bicuspid aortic valve.
... may be within these regions. Random Forests Analysis As a complementary strategy that is not dependent on existing knowledge we performed a Random Forests analysis to select SNPs from our genome-wide dataset with the greatest information content. Starting with 267,196 SNPs Random Forests analysis yielded an analysis group of 6,322 SNPs, approximately ... BAV SNPs within the gene endoglin (ENG) were prioritized for analysis by STRING, CANDID, and FitSNPs. ENG was initially selected for inclusion by RankProd analysis that found differential expression in aortic aneurismal tissue from patients with BAV compared with TAV (GDS2922). Haplotype analysis identified one block including a conservative coding ... network-based analysis, and ultimately leading to the output of a gene list. Probes inside and within regulatory regions of these genes are then selected for association analysis. Probe results for the STRING arm are shown as an example: 8,801 SNPs representing approximately 815 prioritized genes. In parallel, SNPs are prioritized by Random Forest analysis,
Citizen participation in Europe: A comparative analysis from the sociopolitical contexts (La participación ciudadana en Europa: un análisis comparado desde los contextos sociopolíticos)
... allowing to develop an analysis on participation in depth. In any case, the analysis discussed in this article presents schemes that define contexts of participation linked to models of democracy with structural nature essentially stable in time in the countries studied, what gives validity and consistency to managed data. The analysis has been carried ... explain based on the attitudinal variables normally included in studies on participation. Figure 1 shows a general chart of our theoretical proposal. METHODOLOGY AND ANALYSIS A comparative analysis of European countries requires a uniform and complete database in order to achieve a correct empirical explanation. This requirement is met in the European ... in the countries included in the study (table 1), leaving out of the analysis other indicator variables included in the ESS such as taking part in illegal protests, donating funds to groups or belonging to a political party, due to their marginal frequencies and low variability for analysis. OBETS. Revista de Ciencias Sociales. Vol. 10, n.º 1, 2015,
An Effective Analysis of Weblog Files to Improve Website Performance
... marketing etc. Generally web usage mining consists of 4 stages 1.Data collection 2.Data preprocessing 3.Pattern discovery 4. Analysis and knowledge discovery as shown in fig1. Data Collection Data Preprocessing Pattern Discovery Analysis and knowledge Discovery Figure1: the structure of web usage mining Here data preprocessing phase consists of data ... ISSN:2249-5789 M Praveen Kumar et al, International Journal of Computer Science & Communication Networks,Vol 2(1), 55-60 An Effective Analysis of Weblog Files to improve Website Performance 1 T.Revathi, 2 M.Praveen Kumar,3R.Ravindra Babu, 4Md.Khaleelur Rahaman, 5B.Aditya Reddy Department of Information Technology, ... cleaning, user and session identification and generating the database of log file. Pattern discovery is phase which extracts the usage patterns from the preprocessed data. Pattern analysis and knowledge discovery is final phase of WUM which filters the uninteresting patterns and rules from the interesting patterns. This is a crucial phase of WUM as it identifies
Cleavage specificity analysis of six type II transmembrane serine proteases (TTSPs) using PICS with proteome-derived peptide libraries.
... e105984 Cleavage Specificity Analysis of TTSPs by PICS Materials and Methods Murine CLIP-CHIP microarray The expression profile of a panel of 10 commercial murine RNAs (Life Technologies) was analyzed with the murine CLIPCHIP microarray. mRNA sample preparation for the hybridization to the microarray chip and its analysis were conducted as previously ... performed. PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org 3 September 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 9 | e105984 Cleavage Specificity Analysis of TTSPs by PICS PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org 4 September 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 9 | e105984 Cleavage Specificity Analysis of TTSPs by PICS Figure 2. A. Multiple sequence alignment of the catalytic domains of six TTSPs was ... were performed and analyzed on a 4700 MALDI-TOF/TOF mass spectrometer (Applied Biosystems) with a mass range of 3001,200 Da. Data analysis was conducted using protein data software provided by Applied Biosystems. Structural analysis For matriptase, hepsin, and DESC1, the crystal structures 3p8g , 1z8g  and 2oq5  were used, respectively.
Quantitative Analysis of Torso FDG-PET Scans by Using Anatomical Standardization of Normal Cases from Thorough Physical Examinations.
... database might be useful. The most difficult things for the statistical image analysis are the constructing the normal data as control cases. Normal brain developments for quantitative analysis for the function in healthy volunteers have to be done before the brain function analysis using MR or PET scans. In Japan, thorough medical examinations for healthy ... interpretation and familiarity with the normal patterns in FDG. The concept of comparing the abnormal and normal groups has been proposed as a statistical analysis technique. Researchers have proposed statistical analysis of functional images for diagnosis of dementia and other brain functions[5–9], whole-body bone scans[10, 11]; however, a statistical approach ... purpose of this study was to develop a new method for quantitative analysis of SUV of FDG-PET scan images. The method included an anatomical standardization and a statistical comparison with normal cases by using Z-score that are often used in SPM or 3D-SSP approach for brain function analysis. Our scheme consisted of two approaches, which included the
Incorporation of Socio-Economic Features' Ranking in Multicriteria Analysis Based on Ecosystem Services for Marine Protected Area Planning.
... SP3-People, Grant 268115). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Developed decades ago for spatial choice problems related to zoning in the urban planning field, multicriteria analysis (MCA) has more recently been applied to environmental conflicts and presented ... together with criteria supporting nature conservation. Shortcomings of Multicriteria Analysis A number of review papers discuss and analyze MCA approaches in the context of environmental work, albeit from different angles. Malczewski  focuses on GIS-based MCA results in the analysis of a number of conservation applications, among other general applications. ... criteria group is composed of a number of lower-level criteria as in other MCAs [16, 19, 21]. The area of analysis, its boundaries and thus its physical characteristics have been previously determined by work carried out in the past by the INPA. This analysis seeks to develop proposed zoning (given that the area within the boundaries is already proposed
Local models for rainstorm-induced hazard analysis on Mediterranean river-torrential geomorphological systems
... availability of a historical series of hourly and daily rainfall, the investigation has covered the 1926–2002 period, for a joint analysis of RHI(24 h) and hydrogeomorphological events, and the 1949–2002 period, for trend analysis of the RHIx associated with storms of duration 1, 3, and 24 h. Daily and extreme rainfall data were referred by Rossi and ... Conference, Demanovska dolina, Slovakia, 4, 2002. Fowler, H. J. and Kilsby, C. G.: A regional frequency analysis of United Kingdom extreme rainfall from 1961–2000, Intern. J. Climatol., 23 (11), 1313–1334, 2003. Furcolo, P., Villani, P., and Rossi, F.: Statistical analysis of the spatial variability of very extreme rainfall in the Mediterranean area, in: U.S.-Italy ... Kuipers, F., Kok, M., and Vermeulen, C. J. M.: Modelling of extreme precipitation events in risk analysis of water system, in: Report presented at the 8th International Symposium on Stochastic Hydraulics, Beijing, 25–28 July 2000, 10, 2000. Ko¨mu¨scu¨, A. M.: Analysis of Meteorological and Terrain Features Leading to the Izmir Flash Flood, 3–4 November
Exploratory factor analysis and reliability analysis with missing data: A simple method for SPSS users
... researchers who are conducting EFA or reliability analysis. Keywords Exploratory factor analysis, reliability analysis, missing data, expectation maximization, SPSS email@example.com Introduction The SPSS MVA procedure (IBM, 2011a), which was introduced in release 12 as part of the Missing Values Analysis add-on module, includes four methods ... input for exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and reliability analysis, two “good uses of the EM 144 The Quantitative Methods for Psychology T Q ¦ 2014 vol. 10 no. 2 M P Figure 2 Example of output from the MVA procedure with an /EM sub-command. algorithm”, as Graham (2009) puts it. In SPSS, EFA and reliability analysis are carried out via ... better way to deal with missing data in this context is to use a matrix of expectation maximization (EM) covariances (or correlations) as input for the analysis. SPSS users who have the Missing Values Analysis add-on module can obtain vectors of EM means and standard deviations plus EM correlation and covariance matrices via the MVA procedure. But unfortunately,