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Glauconite as an Indicator of Sequence Stratigraphic Packages in a Lower Paleocene Passive-Margin Shelf Succession, Central Alabama 

Udgata, Devi (2007-12-15)
The Lower Paleocene Clayton Formation in central Alabama comprises a complete third-order depositional sequence that accumulated mainly on a passive-margin marine shelf. Glauconite occurs throughout the sequence, providing ...

Global and Local Cardiac Functional Analysis with Cine MR Imaging: A Non-Rigid Image Registration Approach 

Feng, Wei (2009-08-05)
According to the World Health Report 2003, cardiovascular disease (CVD) made up $29.2\%$ of total global deaths, which highlights the importance of clinical cardiovascular research. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has ...

Global existence of classical solutions, spreading speeds, and traveling waves of chemotaxis models with logistic source on R^N 

Salako, Rachidi Bolaji (2018-07-12)
This dissertation is devoted to the study of the classical Keller-Segel chemotaxis systems with space-time heterogeneous logistic source function on $R^N$. Chemotaxis systems are mathematical models describing aggregation ...

Global existence, persistence, spreading speeds, and forced waves in chemotaxis models 

Xue, Shuwen (2021-07-29)
Chemotaxis models are widely used to describe the movements of biological species or living organisms in response to certain chemicals in their environments. This dissertation is devoted to the study of various dynamical ...

Global fire activities and their impacts on the terrestrial carbon budget in context of multiple environmental changes 

Yang, Jia (2015-07-28)
As one major disturbance in the earth system, fires modified vegetation structure and functioning, atmospheric composition, and climate conditions at both regional and global scales. Under the impacts of substantial changes ...

Global Hybrid Simulation of Kinetic Alfven Waves Associated with Magnetotail Reconnection and Fast Flows 

Cheng, Lei (2020-05-18)
It is believed Alfven waves, and particularly kinetic Alfven waves (KAWs), play an important role in the coupling between the solar wind and the magnetosphere. Although KAWs have been observed in the magnetotail and ...

Globalization and the Auto Industry in the U.S. South 

Mohr, John (2018-07-19)
Since the early 1980s, numerous foreign automakers have built plants to manufacture motor vehicles in the American South. Mercedes, Honda, and Hyundai in Alabama and Kia Motors in Georgia are some examples of this ...

Globalization of Higher Education: Transformation of Higher Education Institutions Through the Process of Internationalization 

De Souza, Patricia (2014-07-24)
Globalization’s impact on higher education institutions in the United States, along with universities around the world, has been unprecedented. Internationalization—the process of infusing, implementing, and integrating ...

GlpR Regulates the Glyoxylate Pathway and Virulence Factor Production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa 

Scoffield, Jessica (2012-05-10)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. P. aeruginosa establishes life-long infection in the CF lung by utilizing various adaptation strategies ...

Gluconic and xylonic acid production from lignocellulosic biomass by Gluconobacter oxydans 

Lu, Lu (2013-07-10)
To address the growing concerns over national energy security and climate change, significant amount of efforts have been made for developing sustainable biofuels and chemicals from renewable lignocellulosic biomass. ...

Glutamate receptor mediated bi-directional plasticity is responsible for reconsolidation of fear memories 

Bhattacharya, Subhrajit (2015-12-16)
Retrieval of a memory appears to render it unstable until the memory is once again re-stabilized or reconsolidated. Although the occurrence and consequences of reconsolidation have received much attention in recent years, ...

Glycemic response to meal length in horses 

Bland, Jinger (2009-05-15)
Cereal grains are an ideal feedstuff for horses with high energy demands because of their high soluble carbohydrate content. However, consumption of a single meal high in soluble carbohydrates causes an immediate increase ...

Glycopolymers for Biomedical Applications 

Yuan, Bo (2013-04-23)
Glycopolymers are synthetic polymers containing carbohydrate groups. They may play an important role in a wide range of biomolecular events such as adhesion, inflammation, cellular recognition, cell growth regulation, and ...

Go with the flow: Data Flow Analysis for Binary Differencing 

Denton, Benjamin (2014-07-30)
Differencing in computer science is often used to quickly determine differences between two files. While this works well for plain text files, such as source code, applying differencing to binary executable files is more ...

"God Bless the Farmer": Community Perceptions of Legal Challenges to Hog Farming Operations in North Carolina 

Richardson, Dalton (2018-05-16)
This research is designed to complement existing research concerning the health and the ecological impact of industrial agriculture through semi-structured interviews with residents of Duplin County, where two major lawsuits ...

Going Postal: A Comparative Analysis of Workplace Mass Shooters as Insider Threats 

Babbs, Mikenna (2023-11-15)
This research analyzes the overlap of behavioral indicators in workplace mass shooters and insider threats. To do so, it addresses four questions on perpetrator disclosure, signs of being in a crisis or under stress, the ...

Going Solo as a Black Representative 

Tyson, Jasmine (2018-12-03)
Black/African American individuals often find themselves in social situations where they are the only person of their race present, also known as solo status. This study investigated whether African Americans/Black individuals ...

Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone Receptor As A Molecular Target for Contraception in Feral Cats 

Napier, India (2015-12-10)
The global overpopulation of feral cats generates concern regarding their welfare, negative impact on public health, and adverse effects on the environment. In the U.S. and other Westernized countries, the most common ...

The Gospel Horse in the Valley: Evangelical Slavery and Freedom in the Chattahoochee Valley, 1821-1877 

Barber, Stephen Presley (2011-05-05)
This dissertation examines the introduction of evangelical religion into the Chattahoochee Valley of Georgia during the frontier era, the formation and characteristics of biracial churches during the antebellum period, and ...

Gothic Travel: Captivity, Monstrosity, and Emotion in Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Literature 

Aldridge, Todd (2016-05-06)
In this dissertation, I explore the relationship between captivity narratives and the Gothic in eighteenth-century transatlantic literature. I move from examining traditional captivity narratives of Mary Rowlandson and ...