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- 1Challborn, Margot R.
- 1Ciborowski, Jan J. H.
- 1Fitzgerald, Daniel T.
- 1Giusti, Lorenzino.
- 1Gotceitas, Vytenis.
- 1Hobbs, Russell Philip.
Masters thesis. Resulting from an examination of alpine macrolichen vegetation in west central Alberta and north central Yukon in 1975 and 1976 to determine species richness, eveness, diversity and cover; to examine habitat factors; describe and compare communities; evaluate community...
An input-output analysis of the economic impacts of chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Alberta and CanadaDownload
This thesis utilizes input-output analysis to calculate the economic impacts from potential prion diseases outbreaks in Alberta and Canada. Both chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy have the capacity to not only affect the farmed cervid and cattle industries, but to impact...
Autonomous Mothers and Social Policy: How the CCTB, UCCB, and Alberta Child Care Subsidies Govern Women's Autonomy in MotherhoodDownload
Liberalism’s conceit is the separation of the private from the public sphere, a conceit that, in turn, supports a common sense in which families are understood to be private entities that exist outside the purview of the state. And yet, Canadian income support programs clearly demonstrate the...
Ethnic Identity Discourses of Recent Ukrainian Immigrants to Canada: Interactions between New Ukrainian-Canadians and the Established Ukrainian-Canadian DiasporaDownload
Ukrainian-Canadians are a relatively well-established group in this country. This thesis focuses on an as yet unstudied segment of this community, namely the new, post-Soviet Ukrainian immigrants. As an interdisciplinary project, the thesis researches the ethnic identity discourses of recent...
Masters thesis. A study of the aquatic fauna of Abraham Lake, the reservoir created by the Bighorn Dam.
Grounding global seeds: a contextual comparison of the politico-ecological implications of genetically modified crops for farming communities in Alberta (Canada) and Andhra Pradesh (India)Download
The main objective of my dissertation is to analyze and compare the socio-ecological implications of the adoption of genetically modified (GM) seeds and alternative agroecological farming methods for farming communities in Alberta, Canada and Andhra Pradesh, India – localities situated in...
Masters thesis involving study of nocturnal flight habits of 21 species of north. Study partially funded by Boreal Institute.
Masters thesis. 5 helminth species in pikas from the Ogilvie Mountains and 7 inhabiting individuals from the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Alberta were examined. Distinguishing characteristics and host relationships of species in the 6 genera of helminths were critically reviewed. Results...
Taxonomy and ecology of the genus Eimeria (Protozoa, Eimeriidae) in the snowshoe hare of central AlbertaDownload
Masters thesis. Nine species were found during the examination of 629 snowshoe hares from central Alberta.
ABSTRACT Objectives The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the association between geographic location of residence and recovery from work-related MSK injury in workers’ compensation claimants; and (2) to determine whether the association between geographic location of residence and...