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- 1Abrahams, Eric M
- 1Albalawi, Zaina H
- 1Bacon, Michelle
- 1Badejo, Ifueko
- 1Bain, John F.
- 1Barclay, Kristina M
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...
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.
The life cycle and systematics of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea), a a parasite of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), with special reference to the molluscan intermediate hostDownload
Doctoral thesis. Study area was within a 9 km radius of Jasper townsite.
The objective of this thesis study is to identify factors that influence Alberta food processors' food safety decisions. Data for this study were collected in a 2008 survey of Alberta food processors. It is hypothesized that pressures from government, industry, and consumers influence...
There is a concern that brain tumours are underreported in the Alberta Cancer Registry (ACR), yet no studies have been performed to investigate this issue. This study addresses the concern of underreporting of brain tumours in the ACR by assessing case ascertainment of primary brain tumours cases...
This thesis is a multi-modal exploration of the photographer-researcher as a methodological opportunity to gain multiple, collaborative and collective perspectives on living in relation to the Alberta oil sands zone of North America. Using participatory-photography with youth, this thesis is one...
This study examines sterilization surgery in Alberta and California throughout the 20th century. There has been no comparative study of these two places, which were both actively involved in the eugenics movement. During the 44 years that the Alberta Sterilization Act was in place, over 2800 men,...
Property Rights and the Historical Development of Texas and Alberta's Oil and Gas Industries: An Institutional PerspectiveDownload
Property rights, as a set of institutions, are often identified as a core component of economic development. Yet, their composition can differ substantially between jurisdictions. This research examines how jurisdictions with different forms of property rights can achieve similar degrees of...
Masters thesis. Results of study of 5,814 trees on 239 vegetation plots at Elk Island National Park to test three hypotheses about beaver (Castor canadensis) food selection: 1)beavers select certain classes of woody vegetation, 2)selection increases with increasing distance from water, and...
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...