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From concept to practice to policy: modeling coupled natural and human systems in lake catchments
(Ecological Society of America, 2018-05-03)
Recent debate over the scope of the U.S. Clean Water Act underscores the need to develop a robust body of scientific work that defines the connectivity between freshwater systems and people. Coupled natural and human systems ...
Feedback Between Behavioral Adaptations and Disease Dynamics
(Springer Nature, 2018-08-20)
We study the feedback processes between individual behavior, disease prevalence, interventions and social networks during an influenza pandemic when a limited stockpile of antivirals is shared between the private and the ...
Changes in the Healthy Beverage Index in Response to an Intervention Targeting a Reduction in Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption as Compared to an Intervention Targeting Improvements in Physical Activity: Results from the Talking Health Trial
(Mdpi Ag, 2015-12-04)
The recently developed Healthy Beverage Index (HBI) was designed to evaluate overall beverage intake quality (including total fluid consumption and beverage calories), yet no known intervention studies have assessed ...
Investigating the Spatial Dimension of Food Access
The purpose of this article is to investigate the sensitivity of food access models to a dataset’s spatial distribution and the empirical definition of food access, which contributes to understanding the mixed findings of ...
Impact of Individual and Worksite Environmental Factors on Water and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Overweight Employees
(Centers Disease Control, 2014-05-01)
Impact of demographic disparities in social distancing and vaccination on influenza epidemics in urban and rural regions of the United States
Abstract Background Self-protective behaviors of social distancing and vaccination uptake vary by demographics and affect the transmission dynamics of influenza in the United ...
Pathways from research on improved staple crop germplasm to poverty reduction for smallholder farmers
(Elsevier Ltd, 2017-11-01)
Innovations to improve staple crop germplasm can reduce poverty and otherwise improve farmer livelihoods through complex and multiple pathways. This paper reviews the evidence for one prominent pathway—through increased ...
Profitability of Virginia's Agritourism Industry: A Regression Analysis
Virginia's growing agritourism industry provides additional income to farms and mitigates risk. This study empirically analyzes the effect of demographic, operational, and financial factors on the profitability of agritourism ...
Participatory development and pilot testing of iChoose: an adaptation of an evidence-based paediatric weight management program for community implementation
Abstract Background To describe the identification, adaptation, and testing of an evidence-based pediatric weight management program for a health disparate community. ...
Scaling participation in payments for ecosystem services programs
Payments for ecosystem services programs have become common tools but most have failed to achieve wide-ranging conservation outcomes. The capacity for scale and impact increases when PES programs are designed through the ...