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Women, Gender Norms, and Natural Disasters: Examples from South Asia
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-10-15)
Women and men are impacted differently by disasters, leading to claims that there exists a "gendered terrain of disasters." South Asia is a region where this confluence of gender and disaster is particularly relevant. Thus, ...
Environmental health disparities in the Central Appalachian region of the United States
(De Gruyter, 2017-09-26)
Health disparities that cannot be fully explained by socio-behavioral factors persist in the Central Appalachian region of the United States. A review of available studies of environmental impacts on Appalachian health and ...
Integrating Climate Forecasts with the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for High-Resolution Hydrologic Simulations and Forecasts in the Southeastern U.S.
This study provides high-resolution modeling of daily water budget components at Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)-12 resolution for 50 watersheds of the South Atlantic Gulf (SAG) region in the southeastern U.S. (SEUS) by ...
Assessing Strontium and Vulnerability to Strontium in Private Drinking Water Systems in Virginia
A total of 1.7 million Virginians rely on private drinking water (PDW) systems and 1.3 million of those people do not know their water quality. Because most Virginians who use PDW do not know the quality of that water and ...
Introduction to SANREM Cross Cutting Research Activities
(Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research, Education and Development, Virginia Tech, 2009)
Modeling wet headwater stream networks across multiple flow conditions in the Appalachian Highlands
Despite the advancement of remote sensing and geospatial technology in recent decades, maps of headwater streams continue to have high uncertainty and fail to adequately characterize temporary streams that expand and ...
Trust ecology and the resilience of natural resource management institutions
(The Resilience Alliance, 2015)
The resilience of natural resource management (NRM) institutions are largely contingent on the capacities of the people and organizations within those institutions to learn, innovate, and adapt, both individually and ...
Landscape Dynamics on the Island of La Gonave, Haiti, 1990-2010
The island of La Gonave lies northwest of Port-au-Prince and is representative of the subsistence Haitian lifestyle. Little is known about the land cover changes and conversion rates on La Gonave. Using Landsat images from ...
War and Agriculture: Three Decades of Agricultural Land Use and Land Cover Change in Iraq Dataset
War and geopolitical forces are important drivers of land use and land cover change, and agricultural regions are the most susceptible to those types of changes. Iraq has suffered more than three decades of near-continuous ...