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‘Camp Syndrome?’ Exploring Frontier Masculinity in Alberta’s Oil Production Culture: Oil Worker and Sex Worker PerspectivesDownload
Research shows that the sex trade flourishes in oil rich regions and economies. However, the connection between these two industries has not been widely studied despite how studies often acknowledge that oil industry workers purchase sexual services. This thesis, therefore, explores how the oil...
This study was undertaken to examine the economic value of government sponsored control programs to limit the levels of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Alberta. Respondents’ knowledge, attitudes and preferences concerning aspects of CWD including control methods were also addressed. Employing an...
Waiting Time Intervals for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in Alberta: Quantification of Intervals and Identification of Risk Factors Associated with DelaysDownload
Background: Very little is known regarding the time required to diagnose and treat patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in Canada. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is critical for optimizing the quality and effectiveness of NSCLC care. Purpose: To quantify the duration of diagnostic...
Venison to beef and deviance from truth: biotelemetry for detecting seasonal wolf prey selection in AlbertaDownload
An abrupt interface between mountains and prairies in southwestern Alberta means wilderness areas and carnivore populations overlap cattle grazing lands. Consequently, there is concern about the effects of large carnivores, especially wolves, on livestock. I used GPS clusters and scat samples...
Masters thesis which discovered four major vegetation types at the study site depending on the elevation. The relief is highly correlated with water level which makes it ecologically significant.
Nigeria has a huge natural gas reserve, but to date this resource has been largely under-developed. This state of affair has impacted negatively on Nigeria’s economic potential. In contrast, Alberta has benefitted immensely from its natural gas resource because it has effectively developed same....
This is the first major update since the 1950’s to the composition and distribution of hard ticks in Alberta. Sixteen species were identified, the largest number of tick species in a single report from Alberta. The most common tick species identified from hosts which had not left Alberta were...
Doctoral thesis. Evaluates the role of drift in maintaining relative microdistribution of larval populations of two mayfly species in the Pembina River, Alberta.
This study explored the current state of alcohol-impaired driving as well as the changes in alcohol-impaired driving over time among Albertans. Based on self-report data from the annual Alberta Surveys 1991, 1992, 1997, and 2009, this study also traced the shift in the impact of standard...
The prevalence and determinants of adequate vitamin D intake and supplementation among Canadian childrenDownload
Most Canadian children are not meeting the dietary recommendations for vitamin D and have not enough sun exposure to synthesize vitamin D in their skin. Vitamin D supplementation therefore seems a necessity. However, no study has examined whether vitamin D from diet and supplements combined is...