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Establishment and Maintenance of Quality Turfgrass on Surface-Mined Land
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-02-12)
Provides recommendations for successful turfgrass establishment and maintenance on land that was previously surface-mined.
Establishing Groundcover for Forested Postmining Land Uses
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-02-19)
Revegetating mined lands with grasses and legumes (groundcover) is essential to mine reclamation under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). This publication describes how mining firms can establish ...
Revegetation Species and Practices
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-07-28)
This publication summarizes procedures for establishing herbaceous vegetation (grasses and legumes) on mined areas. The emphasis is revegetation to control erosion and establish hayland/pasture as a postmining land use.
Creation and Management of Productive Minesoils
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-08-27)
Existing minesoils tend to be quite variable in the field, but they can be managed effectively once their chemical and physical properties have been correctly determined. Soil testing procedures are useful for comparing ...
2010 Powell River Project Research and Education Program Reports
(Powell River Project Research and Education Center, 2010)
A Life Course View of Older Women’s Health Behaviors
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-16)
The purpose of this qualitative inquiry was to explore the current health care practices of older women from a life course perspective. We conducted face-to-face interviews with 11 women, ranging in age from 65 to 94 years ...
Planting Hardwood Tree Seedlings on Reclaimed Mine Land in Appalachia
(Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative, 2010-02)
The Forestry Reclamation Approach (FRA) is a method of reclaiming surface coal mines to forested post-mining land use (see Forest Reclamation Advisory No. 2). “Use proper tree planting techniques” is Step 5 of the FRA; ...
Shape Sensitivity Analysis in Flow Models Using a Finite-Difference Approach
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2010)
Reduced-order models have a number of practical engineering applications for unsteady flows that require either low-dimensional approximations for analysis and control or repeated simulation over a range of parameter values. ...
IAWA Archivist’s Report, FY 2009-2010
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
The IAWA was established in 1985 as a collaborative project between the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. It is overseen by a board of advisors that includes architects, ...
Grandchildren as Caregivers for Their Custodial Grandmothers: Who Are They and How Are They Doing?
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-20)
This presentation explores how grandchildren as caregivers balance their caregiving responsibilities with the normative developmental tasks of adolescence.