C-IMAGE data (Projects Collection)The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem (C-IMAGE)
The Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE) is a research consortium of 19 U.S. and international partners focused on effects of oil spills on marine environments. The C-IMAGE consortium is currently in their second installment of funding from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) in response to the Deepwater Horizon blowout of 2010.
Beginning in 2011, C-IMAGE I received funding from GoMRI to study the processes and effects of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. With help from domestic and international partners, we began studying the physical, chemical, and biological processes occurring when oil and dispersants are introduced to a marine ecosystem. Our consortium began connecting researchers across disciplines and academic institutions to create a holistic view of marine environments during and after oil spills. Through high-pressure experiments, calibrated modeling, and field research, C-IMAGE I has laid a foundation for future research throughout the Gulf of Mexico.
Projects from C-IMAGE I included: ecosystem modeling based on biological, chemical, and physical data sets, marine resource assessments of ichthyoplankton, fish, and marine mammals, oil and dispersant toxicology, simulating high-pressure environments and their effects on fluids, and sediment analysis of oil-affected areas of the sea floor.
Introducción a la Antropología Biológica (Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC))
Military Cyber Affairs (MCA) is a peer-reviewed professional journal published annually by the Military Cyber Professionals Association. Military Cyber Affairs provides a multi-disciplinary forum for scholarship and discussion of cybersecurity, cyber defense, and cyber operations, and their military implications, drawing from the fields of intelligence, engineering, information technology, law and policy, among others.
Numeracy (USF Libraries)
Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy
Numeracy (ISSN 1936-4660) is the open-access, peer-reviewed, electronic journal of the National Numeracy Network (NNN). Numeracy supports education at all levels that integrates quantitative skills across disciplines. This journal is supported by the University of South Florida Libraries.
The graphic above is “Wave of Numbers” by Beth Fratesi, c2007, inspired by “a world awash in numbers,” Mathematics and Democracy: The Case for Quantitative Literacy (NCED, 2001).
In 2015, Numeracy was awarded the DOAJ Seal for its high degree of openness and for adhering to best practices and high publishing standards.
This handbook is a resource for people who lead, manage or direct Mathematics and Quantitative Support Centers (QMaSCs). In the chapters below, directors will find information about how to 1) manage a center, 2) interact with other entities on their campus, 3) train and build a staff, 4) assess their center, and 5) start a new center. Each chapter has been written by an experienced center director recognizing the diversity of QMaSCs. Additionally, there are ten case studies authored by directors representing a range of centers, from community colleges to liberal arts colleges to large research institutions.
This material is based upon work supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation under Grant DUE-1255945. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Pop-ups to Princesses and Porridge (Teaching and Learning)
Children's literature is written for children and youth, but the analysis of children's literature requires careful attention to text as well insightful interpretation of the ways in which authors and illustrators present the human condition, the physical world, imaginative experiences, and global forces. Children's literature is also a $4-billion-a-year industry that impacts social practices, politics, financial markets, schools, literacy rates, history, and art. Whatever the reason for your interest, children's literature is a big deal.
The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Pop-ups to Princesses and Porridge by .
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