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On the (im-)possibilities of defining human climate thresholds
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2007-02-19)
The aim of this study is to explore the way climate creates thresholds within society. Both human physiology and the human mind determine when and where climate can trigger and influence human activities. By presenting a ...
Contrasting climate variability and meteorological drought with perceived drought and climate change in northern Ethiopia
The rationale of this paper is to investigate peoples’ perception of climate variability, climate change and drought frequency and compare it with measurements of rainfall variability and anomalies in northern Ethiopia. ...
Distribution and genesis of tills in central South Norway
(Taylor & Francis, 1977-06-01)
The morphogenesis of tills below the culmination zones of the Weichselian inland ice has been studied in an upland area with a relief of 1500 m. The thickness of the tills varies considerably, depending principally on ...
Application of the Malaria Management Model to the Analysis of Costs and Benefits of DDT versus Non-DDT Malaria Control
(Public Library of Science, 2011-11-30)
Introduction: DDT is considered to be the most cost-effective insecticide for combating malaria. However, it is also the most environmentally persistent and can pose risks to human health when sprayed indoors. Therefore, ...