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Investigating Historical and Contemporary Land Cover Effects on Macroinvertebrate Communities and Water Quality of Virginia Piedmont Streams
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-17)
I investigated the relationships between historical and contemporary land cover and macroinvertebrate communities, water quality, and nutrient levels in 10 streams in a historically agricultural region of the Virginia ...
Use of GIS in Radio Frequency and Positioning Applications
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-12)
GIS are geoprocessing programs that are commonly used to store and perform calculations on terrain data, maps, and other geospatial data. GIS offers the latest terrain and building data as well as tools to process this ...
Management Planning and Habitat Modeling for Wild Turkeys (Meleagris Gallopavo Silvestris) in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2014-02-18)
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), prior to this study, knew little about stakeholder desires for wild turkeys, and had no modern means to assess turkey habitat. My objectives were to (1) identify ...
Modeling the Impact of Projected Land Cover on Lyme Disease Emergence
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-06)
Lyme disease is a common tick borne disease in the US. Lyme disease emerged from the Northeast and in the past decade, Virginia has been witnessing a rapidly increasing trend in incidence. This thesis uses land cover ...