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Property Value Impacts and Risks Perceptions: A Hedonic Analysis of Anniston, Alabama 

de Parisot, Christophe (2007-05-15)
The city of Anniston, and to a larger extent Calhoun County, Alabama, has been affected by two major types of environmental disamenities: polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) released into the soils and waterways, and the ...

Prophet Without Honor: Hosea Williams and the Anomalies of the Black Freedom Struggle 

Rice, Rolundus (2015-05-18)
Examining the life of civil rights activist Hosea Lorenzo Williams’s life illuminates the entire landscape of the civil rights movement from a different vantage point, broadening the familiar geography and chronology of ...

Proposal and Guide for Development of an Archival Special Collection for the Preservation of the Contributions of Auburn University and its Alumni to NASA and Space Exploration 

Self, David (2013-08-07)
Auburn University, a major research institution, has a long and rich history of engineering scholarship as well as scholarship in the history of technology and aviation. Many graduates of Auburn have gone on to serve the ...

Proposed Improvements to Overlay Test for Determining Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures 

Ma, Wangyu (2014-04-25)
There is an increasing need in evaluating the cracking resistance of asphalt mixtures as more recycled materials are used in the mixes. A promising method that has been used to evaluate the mixture cracking resistance is ...

Prosodic Characteristics Observed in Verbal Children with Autism 

McAlpine, Ashlynn (2012-04-11)
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) exhibit difficulties with the suprasegmental aspects of speech production, more specifically, with prosody. However, there is a paucity of research regarding the perception ...

Prosody: A Taught Means to an End or an End Result? 

Veal, Margo (2011-09-30)
This study investigates the effectiveness of teaching prosody in a readers’ theatre format. Prosody is traditionally defined as an end result that fluent readers inadvertently possess. In that case, struggling readers ...

Protection from Oxidative Stress in the Cardiac H9c2-Cell Line by the Transcription Factor Nrf2 

Gray-Edwards, Heather (2007-08-15)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, and its prevalence is increasing in all populations and age groups worldwide (71). In 2002 alone, more than 927,000 Americans died from heart ...

Protection or Provocation: Does Hosting a U.S. Military Base Increase the Incidence of Terrorist Attack in a Country? 

Smith, Robert (2010-12-01)
Historically, and particularly since the end of World War II, United States military installations overseas have served to protect the U.S. and the nation hosting the installations against prevailing international threat. ...

Protective Effects of Positive Emotions 

Busler, Jessica (2016-07-27)
This dissertation investigates the protective effects of positive emotions in cognitive and physiological realms. Previous research indicates that positive emotions lead to broader thinking compared to negative emotions ...

The protective effects of stearidonic acid on adipogenesis and neurotoxicity 

Li, Yueru (2017-01-04)
Abstract The ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), in fish oil have been reported to have protective effects on metabolic syndrome-related diseases, such ...

Protective Efficacy of a Recombinant Newcastle Disease Virus against Infectious Bronchitis 

Khalid, Zubair (2021-07-13)
A previous study has reported that Newcastle disease virus (NDV) recombinant LaSota strain (rLS) expressing infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) Arkansas-type (Ark) trimeric spike ectodomain (Se) (rLS/ArkSe) provides suboptimal ...

Protective role of adiponectin in volume overload-induced heart failure 

Wang, Lili (2014-12-09)
Heart failure (HF) is approaching epidemic proportions in United States. Adiponectin is a protein hormone that plays an important role in modulating glucose uptake and fatty acid β-oxidation in the heart. It has been well ...

Protest Activities in Southern Universities, 1965-1972 

Grabarek, Kristin (2006-05-15)
This thesis examines the existence and character of protest movements in southern universities from the fall of 1965 through the spring of 1972, and offers an explanation for the student dissent in the South in these years ...

Protocol Design and Performance Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks 

Kondareddy, Yogesh (2010-09-24)
A cognitive radio is a frequency agile wireless communication device based on software defined radio that enables dynamic spectrum access. cognitive radio represents a significant paradigm change in spectrum regulation ...

A Protocol to Assess the Impact of Crude Oil and Fuel Price Fluctuations on Future Asphalt Prices in the State of Alabama: A Stochastic Risk Assessment Approach 

Cardinal, Kaylyn (2018-07-18)
Since the introduction of asphalt in the year 1870, it has become one of the main components of horizontal construction. According to the National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA), asphalt covers approximately 94 percent ...

Prototyping the Reference Implementation of Persistent Non-Blocking Collective Communication in MPI 

Morgan, Ian Bradley (2017-07-26)
This research focuses on the design, prototype implementation and standardization sta- tus of persistent non-blocking collective operations for the Message Passing Interface (MPI) standard, through functional extension of ...

Provenance and Basin Tectonics of Oligocene-miocene Sequences of the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh 

Zahid, Khandaker (2005-12-15)
Oligocene and Miocene strata of the Bengal basin, Bangladesh, show significant changes in sediment composition and record sediment-input history from different sources adjacent to the basin. Oligocene Barail sands (Qt70F2L28) ...

Provenance and Composition of Impactite Sands; AU Drill Core #09-04, Wetumpka Impact Structure, Alabama 

Rodesney, Steven (2014-04-29)
The Wetumpka impact structure is a Late Cretaceous shallow-marine impact crater about 6 km in diameter located in central Alabama. The target consisted of Upper Cretaceous sediments that were unconformably overlying Piedmont ...

Provenance of a boulder-bearing impact breccia from surface outcrops and a drill-core from the Wetumpka Impact Structure, Elmore County, Alabama 

Chinchalkar, Neeraja (2019-07-15)
The Wetumpka crater is a shallow marine impact structure located in the Elmore County, Alabama. The impact event occurred at approximately 85 Ma, during Late Cretaceous. The target was a shallow marine environment with a ...

Provenance of Lower Pennsylvanian Pottsville Formation, Cahaba Basin, Alabama 

Peavy, Tara (2008-12-15)
The Cahaba basin, also known as the Cahaba Synclinorium, of north-central Alabama contains a thick (>2.5 km) synorogenic clastic wedge belonging to the Lower Pennsylvanian Pottsville Formation. Sediment composition and ...