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Modeling the carbon balance of Amazonian rain forests: resolving ecological controls on net ecosystem productivityDownload
Abstract: There is still much uncertainty about ecological controls on the rate and direction of net CO(2) exchange by tropical rain forests, in spite of their importance to global C cycling. These controls are thought to arise from hydrologic and nutrient constraints to CO(2) fixation caused by...
The full thesis for this degree consists of three components: a recording of José Siqueira’s Sonata No. 02, José Alberto Kaplan’s Nordestinada, José Orlando Alves’s Sonatina for Violin and Piano and Introspecções, Ticiano Rocha’s Lágrimas de Oort for Violin Solo, and Marcílio Onofre’s Caminho...
This work seeks to expand understandings regarding the impact of occupational illnesses and injuries on development. It identifies a marked lack of attention to the safety of workplaces in international policy, which belies the importance of occupational health concerns in creating sustainable...
The road less traveled and the difference it makes: Approaches to studying abroad in Brazil and their effects on language learning and intercultural contactDownload
Even though student mobility is more frequent than ever before, the predominant direction is mainly from countries considered peripheral to those that have more economic and political representation (Altbach, 2004; OECD, 2015). The present study investigated the reasons why students take part in...
Toward the establishment of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil: an integrative literature reviewDownload
Background: Over the past two decades, Brazil has made progress in bringing political and community attention to issues related to violence. The recognition of links between violence and health has intensified calls to accelerate the development of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil. Aim:...
Invited PG (stage 2), awarded 2015: Many communities are dependent upon the resources of freshwater river systems for their livelihood and well-being. Multi-generational subsistence fisheries (including Indigenous communities) have well developed systems of local and traditional knowledge (LTK)...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2016: The research project will create a trilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, English) online resource (website) mapping the relationships between contemporary Latin American poetry and the environment. This website will be addressed to both general readers of poetry and to students...