Bioremediation in the Field

9 ΘΕΡΑ August 1993 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency BIOREMEDIATION Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response D Office of Research and Development IN THE FIELD An information update on applying bioremediation to site cleanup .

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Researching Peace Conflict and Power in the Field

In B. Başer, M. Toivanen, B. Zorlu, & Y. Duman (Eds.), Research reflections from the field: Insider/outsider dilemma, positionality and reflexivity in Kurdish studies (pp. 183–199). London, UK: Lexington Books.

Author: Yasemin Gülsüm Acar

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 303044113X

Category: Psychology

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This edited volume offers useful resources for researchers conducting fieldwork in various global conflict contexts, bringing together a range of international voices to relay important methodological challenges and opportunities from their experiences. The book provides an extensive account of how people do conflict research in difficult contexts, critically evaluating what it means to do research in the field and what the role of the researcher is in that context. Among the topics discussed: Conceptualizing the interpreter in field interviews in post-conflict settings Data collection with indigenous people Challenges to implementation of social psychological interventions Researching children and young people’s identity and social attitudes Insider and outsider dynamics when doing research in difficult contexts Working with practitioners and local organizations Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field is a valuable guide for students and scholars interested in conflict research, social psychologists, and peace psychologists engaged in conflict-related fieldwork.

The Origins Evolution of the Field of Industrial Relations in the United States

The Review had a significant influence on the field in that its editorial policy (choice of paper topics, authors, and books to be reviewed) helped define both the intellectual boundaries and center of gravity of industrial relations.

Author: Bruce E. Kaufman

Publisher: Ilr Press

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Category: Business & Economics

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Bruce Kaufman provides a detailed exploration of the historical development of the field of industrial relations. He identifies two distinct schools of thought evident since the field's origins in the 1920s, one centered in the study of personnel management and the other in the study of institutional labor economics. The two schools advocate contrasting approaches to the resolution of labor problems. Kaufman traces their development from a golden age in the 1950s through a period of gradual decline that accelerated in the 1980s. He contends that, in the process, the field narrowed from a broad-based consideration of the employment relationship to a more limited focus on collective bargaining.

Oil and Gas Field Code Master List

Several Official Names Certain field alias records result from the splitting of a field into two or more fields , with none of the resulting fields using the original field name . For example , Field A was split into three fields ...

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Open Field Farming in Medieval Europe

shall cart by night unless his cart was in the field by day time'.127 Working late in harvest time and caught by darkness with his cart loaded or partly loaded, a villager might legitimately drive it home. An especially emphatic by-law ...

Author: Warren Ault

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136583351

Category: Business & Economics

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This book presents a detailed account of the co-operative practice of agriculture in medieval England, shedding much light on how medieval villagers governed their own affairs. During this period co-operation was essential in ploughing, sowing and reaping, with communal control of the pasturing of the fallow and stubble. These practices were set out in customary by-laws which were agreed to by common consent and villages themselves were greatly involved with their enactment and enforcement. In the course of time, many of the by-laws were put into writing. Professor Ault has travelled extensively throughout England collecting and researching these agrarian ordinances and translating them into modern English. Since it was first published in 1972 this analysis has provided new insight into the organizational structure and governance of medieval villages in England and is essential reading for all those interested in the history of the Middle Ages.

Non perturbative Methods in 2 Dimensional Quantum Field Theory

In fact, the desire to draw conclusions about the dynamics of gauge fields in four dimensions from such analogies has been one of the main motivations behind much of the recent work done on two-dimensional sigma models – work that has ...

Author: Elcio Abdalla

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9810245963

Category: Science

Page: 832

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The second edition of Non-Perturbative Methods in Two-Dimensional Quantum Field Theory is an extensively revised version, involving major changes and additions. Although much of the material is special to two dimensions, the techniques used should prove helpful also in the development of techniques applicable in higher dimensions. In particular, the last three chapters of the book will be of direct interest to researchers wanting to work in the field of conformal field theory and strings.This book is intended for students working for their PhD degree and post-doctoral researchers wishing to acquaint themselves with the non-perturbative aspects of quantum field theory.

The New Librarianship Field Guide

... populations of students, and new “customers.” The problem is not that the field of librarianship has expanded, but rather that, in an attempt to stay true to traditional library values, library science 182 Observations from the Field.

Author: R. David Lankes

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529084

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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How librarians can be radical positive change agents in their communities, dedicated to learning and making a difference. This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities—librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship, reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In this book, he provides tools, arguments, resources, and ideas for fulfilling this mission. Librarians will be prepared to become radical positive change agents in their communities, and other readers will learn to understand libraries in a new way. The librarians of Ferguson, Missouri, famously became positive change agents in August 2014 when they opened library doors when schools were closed because of civil unrest after the shooting of an unarmed teen by police. Working with other local organizations, they provided children and their parents a space for learning, lunch, and peace. But other libraries serve other communities—students, faculty, scholars, law firms—in other ways. All libraries are about community, writes Lankes; that is just librarianship. In concise chapters, Lankes addresses the mission of libraries and explains what constitutes a library. He offers practical advice for librarian training; provides teaching notes for each chapter; and answers “Frequently Argued Questions” about the new librarianship.

Field Dependence in Psychological Theory Research and Application

WITKIN'S PERSONALITY THEORY Hy noted in one of his last contributions (1978) that field independence- dependence have these qualities: (a) they are process variables, describing ways of orienting and functioning, rather than success in ...

Author: Herman A. Witkin

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Psychology

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'With admirable clarity, Mrs Peters sums up what determines competence in spelling and the traditional and new approaches to its teaching.' -Times Literary Supplement


Field Experience

This apprentice nature of the field experience is significant. “An internship is a job that gives students practical, supervised experience in the professional working world” (Paterson, 2001, p. 39). As with all apprenticeships, ...

Author: Naijian Zhang

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483383415

Category: Social Science

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A blueprint for doing clinical work in field experience, Field Experience: Transitioning from Student to Professional aids students in developing their professional identity on their journey toward becoming a counselor. Authors Naijian Zhang and Richard D. Parsons help students integrate the knowledge they learn across the curriculum by presenting a roadmap of how to start, navigate, and finish a practicum or internship. Throughout the book, coverage of CACREP standards, case illustrations, exercises, and real-life examples create an accessible overview of the entire transitioning process. Field Experience is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs).

Principles of Physics

2.4 The complex scalar field 2.4.1 Lagrangian of the complex boson field We have discussed the scalar boson field with one component. This field describes the simplest boson particles. The equation of motion for the field is the ...

Author: Jun Ni

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814579416

Category: Science

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This book starts from a set of common basic principles to establish the formalisms in all areas of fundamental physics, including quantum field theory, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, general relativity, electromagnetic field, and classical mechanics. Instead of the traditional pedagogic way, the author arranges the subjects and formalisms in a logical-sequential way, i.e. all the formulas are derived from the formulas before them. The formalisms are also kept self-contained. Most of the required mathematical tools are also given in the appendices. Although this book covers all the disciplines of fundamental physics, the book is concise and can be treated as an integrated entity. This is consistent with the aphorism that simplicity is beauty, unification is beauty, and thus physics is beauty. The book may be used as an advanced textbook by graduate students. It is also suitable for physicists who wish to have an overview of fundamental physics.

Thermal Quantum Field Theory

ism of the quantum field theory at finite temperature can be extended for space coordinates. One aspect still to be understood in this case is how to derive this prescription from a topological level, such that one can take into account ...

Author: F. C. Khanna

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812818898

Category: Science

Page: 461

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This monograph presents recent developments in quantum field theory at finite temperature. By using Lie groups, ideas from thermal theory are considered with concepts of symmetry, allowing for applications not only to quantum field theory but also to transport theory, quantum optics and statistical mechanics. This includes an analysis of geometrical and topological aspects of spatially confined systems with applications to the Casimir effect, superconductivity and phase transitions. Finally, some developments in open systems are also considered. The book provides a unified picture of the fundamental aspects in thermal quantum field theory and their applications, and is important to the field as a result, since it combines several diverse ideas that lead to a better understanding of different areas of physics.


Field Service

... sometimes opened up and cleaned out wounds already dealt with at the field stations,' she said. 'Too many men suffered from infections afterwards.' 'No such luxury,' Reid said. 'I was examined every day, told I was coming along ...

Author: Robert Edric

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 147351035X

Category: Fiction

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Morlancourt, Northern France, 1920 In the aftermath of the world's bloodiest conflict, a small contingent of battle-worn soldiers remains in France. Captain James Reid and his men are tasked with the identification and burial of innumerable corpses as they come to terms with the events of the past four years. The stark contrast between the realities of burying men in France and the reports of honouring the dead back in Britain is all too clear. But it is only when the daily routine is interrupted by a visit from two women, both seeking solace from their grief, that the men are forced to acknowledge the part they too have played. With his trademark unerring precision, Robert Edric explores the emotional hinterland which lies behind the work done by the War Graves Commission in the wake of the First World War.


Ecological Research Series

Since the intense terrace system has three terraces across the slope , but none at the lower edge , the SDR on the lower 25 % of the field remains at 1.0 , while on the upper 75 % , above the terraces , it is only 0.2 .

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Theatre in the Expanded Field

... an image of a performance masquerading as diagnosis that points to a history of psychoanalysis prior to this centralising moment, when whispering eddies of the interdisciplinary were still at play in the field at large (Figure 5.1).

Author: Alan Read

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408183412

Category: Performing Arts

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Theatre in the Expanded Field is a fiercely original, bold and daring exploration of the fields of theatre and performance studies and the received narratives and histories that underpin them. Rich with interdisciplinary reference, international, eclectic and broad-ranging in its examples, it offers readers a compelling and provocative reassessment of the disciplines, one that spans pre-history to the present day. Sixty years ago, in 1962, Richard Southern wrote a remarkable book called The Seven Ages of the Theatre. It was unusual in its time for taking a trans-disciplinary, new-historical and avowedly internationalist approach to its subject - nothing less than a totalizing view of its field. Theatre in the Expanded Field does not attempt to mimic Southern's work but rather takes his spirit of adventure and ambition as its frame for the contemporary moment of performance and its diverse pasts. Identifying seven ways of exploring the performance field, from pre-history to postdramatic theatre the book presents studies of both contemporary and historical works not as a chronological succession, but in keeping with their coeval qualities, as movements or 'generations' of connection and interaction, dissensus and interruption. It does this with the same purpose as Richard Southern's original work: to provide for the planning of responsive performance spaces 'now'. Illustrated throughout with line-drawings, Theatre in the Expanded Field is as richly rewarding as it is ambitious and expansive in it vision.


Advanced Concepts in Particle and Field Theory

The gauge superfield Consider now the real superfield A" = A. The component fields may be found by means of Taylor-esque projections (10.75); specifically, the projection (10.75e) finds the real 4-vector field Am(x) e A(x;6, 6).

Author: Tristan Hübsch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316368769

Category: Science

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Uniting the usually distinct areas of particle physics and quantum field theory, gravity and general relativity, this expansive and comprehensive textbook of fundamental and theoretical physics describes the quest to consolidate the basic building blocks of nature, by journeying through contemporary discoveries in the field, and analysing elementary particles and their interactions. Designed for advanced undergraduates and graduate students and abounding in worked examples and detailed derivations, as well as including historical anecdotes and philosophical and methodological perspectives, this textbook provides students with a unified understanding of all matter at the fundamental level. Topics range from gauge principles, particle decay and scattering cross-sections, the Higgs mechanism and mass generation, to spacetime geometries and supersymmetry. By combining historically separate areas of study and presenting them in a logically consistent manner, students will appreciate the underlying similarities and conceptual connections to be made in these fields.