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  • Harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) around an operational tidal turbine in Strangford Narrows : no barrier effect but small changes in transit behaviour 

    Sparling, Carol Elizabeth; Lonergan, Mike; McConnell, Bernie J (2017-08-18) - Journal article
    1. Data were obtained from 32 electronic tags that were glued to the fur of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in and around Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, during the environmental monitoring of the SeaGen tidal turbine. ...
  • Silicic ash beds bracket Emeishan Large Igneous Province to < 1 m.y. at ~ 260 Ma 

    Huang, Hu; Cawood, Peter A.; Hou, Ming-Cai; Yang, Jiang-Hai; Ni, Shi-Jun; Du, Yuan-Sheng; Yan, Zhao-Kun; Wang, Jun (2016-11-01) - Journal article
    Claystone beds directly below and above the Emeishan basalts in SW China formed around the Guadalupian-Lopingian (G-L) boundary. Zircons from both levels give U–Pb ages of ~ 260 Ma, and are identical within-error to ages ...
  • Dissonance and decision-making mistakes in the age of risk 

    Beasley, Ryan (2016-02-18) - Journal article
    Scholars of public and foreign policy have emphasized the role of decision processes in the creation of policy failures and fiascos and have demonstrated the importance that psychological factors play in policy mistakes. ...
  • Investigation of metabolites for estimating blood deposition time 

    Lech, Karolina; Liu, Fan; Davies, Sarah K.; Ackermann, Katrin; Ang, Joo Ern; Middleton, Benita; Revell, Victoria L.; Raynaud, Florence J.; Hoveijn, Igor; Hut, Roelof A.; Skene, Debra J.; Kayser, Manfred (2017-08-05) - Journal article
    Trace deposition timing reflects a novel concept in forensic molecular biology involving the use of rhythmic biomarkers for estimating the time within a 24-h day/night cycle a human biological sample was left at the crime ...
  • Translating the armed struggle : Alfonso Sastre and Sean O'Casey in Spain 

    O'Leary, Catherine (2017-08-03) - Journal article
    This article considers why the controversial Spanish playwright Alfonso Sastre, working within the constraints imposed by the Franco dictatorship (1939–75), chose to create versions of two plays by Sean O’Casey, an Irish ...

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