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  • Deactivation behavior of Pd/C and Pt/C catalysts in the gas-phase hydrodechlorination of chloromethanes : structure-reactivity relationship 

    Martin-Martinez, M.; Álvarez-Montero, A.; Gómez-Sainero, L.M.; Baker, R.T.; Palomar, J.; Omar, S.; Eser, S.; Rodriguez, J.J. (2015-01-01) - Journal article
    This study analyzes the influence of chemical and physical properties of Pd/C and Pt/C hydrodechlorination (HDC) catalysts in the different evolution of their activity during time on stream. Pt/C showed stable activity in ...
  • Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals 

    Hooker, Sascha Kate; Fahlman, A.; Moore, M. J.; Aguilar de Soto, N.; Bernaldo de Quiros, Y.; Brubakk, A. O.; Costa, D. P.; Costidis, A. M.; Dennison, S.; Falke, K. J.; Fernandez, A.; Ferrigno, M.; Fitz-Clarke, J. R.; Garner, M. M.; Houser, D. S.; Jepson, P. D.; Ketten, D. R.; Kvadsheim, P. H.; Madsen, P. T.; Pollock, N. W.; Rotstein, D. S.; Rowles, T. K.; Simmons, S. E.; Van Bonn, W.; Weathersby, P. K.; Weise, M. J.; Williams, T. M.; Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2012-03-22) - Journal item
    Decompression sickness (DCS; 'the bends') is a disease associated with gas uptake at pressure. The basic pathology and cause are relatively well known to human divers. Breath-hold diving marine mammals were thought to be ...
  • Death and the soaps 

    Henderson, Elizabeth M. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-06-01) - Journal article
    In the face of criticism that TV soap operas may not be the best place to debate the way the media covers issues relating to death and dying, Elizabeth Henderson identifies key areas of soaps’ make-up that gives them a ...
  • Death in Anglo-Saxon hagiography : approaches, attitudes, aesthetics 

    Key, Jennifer Selina (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
    This thesis examines attitudes and approaches towards death, as well as aesthetic representations of death, in Anglo-Saxon hagiography. The thesis contributes to the discussion of the historical and intellectual contexts ...
  • The debate on Austrian national identity in the First Republic (1918-1938) 

    Peniston-Bird, C. M. (University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the debate over Austrian national identity in the interwar period (1918-1938), and deconstructs key components of national identity. These components include economic, historical, linguistic and ...
  • The debris disc of solar analogue tau Ceti : Herschel observations and dynamical simulations of the proposed multiplanet system 

    Lawler, S. M.; Di Francesco, J.; Kennedy, G. M.; Sibthorpe, B.; Booth, M.; Vandenbussche, B.; Matthews, B. C.; Holland, W. S.; Greaves, J.; Wilner, D. J.; Tuomi, M.; Blommaert, J. A. D. L.; de Vries, B. L.; Dominik, C.; Fridlund, M.; Gear, W.; Heras, A. M.; Ivison, R.; Olofsson, G. (2014-11-01) - Journal article
    tau Ceti is a nearby, mature G-type star very similar to our Sun, with a massive Kuiper Belt analogue and possible multiplanet system that has been compared to our Solar system. We present Herschel Space Observatory images ...
  • Debris entrainment and landform genesis during tidewater glacier surges 

    Lovell, H.; Fleming, E.J.; Benn, Doug I; Hubbard, B.; Lukas, Sven; Rea, B.R.; Noormets, R.; Flink, A.E. (2015-08-22) - Journal article
    The englacial entrainment of basal debris during surges presents an opportunity to investigate processes acting at the glacier bed. The subsequent melt-out of debris-rich englacial structures during the quiescent phase ...
  • Decadal-interdecadal climate variability over Antarctica and linkages to the Tropics : analysis of ice core, instrumental, and tropical proxy data 

    Okumura, Yuko; Schneider, David; Deser, Clara; Wilson, Rob (2012-11-01) - Journal article
    The Antarctic continent contains the majority of the global ice volume and plays an important role in a changing climate. The nature and causes of Antarctic climate variability are, however, poorly understood beyond ...
  • A decade of EU counter-terrorism and intelligence : a critical assessment 

    Argomaniz, Javier; Bures, Oldrich; Kaunert, Christian (2015) - Journal article
    The article is the centrepiece of a special issue co-edited with Oldrich Bures and Christian Kaunert on the European Union counterterror policies. This work offers a critical evaluation of the EU efforts in this area, its ...
  • Decentralised leadership in contemporary jihadism: towards a global social movement 

    Bartolo, Romain (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2011-05-18) - Journal article
    On October 19th 2003, nearly six months after the outset of the invasion of Iraq by US troops, a video was released by al-Qaeda media arm al-Sahab showing Osama bin Laden directly threatening Spain. In his words, Spain, ...
  • Decision errors, legal uncertainty and welfare : a general treatment 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Katsoulacos, Yannis (University of St Andrews, 2014-02) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper provides a general treatment of the implications for welfare of legal uncertainty. We distinguish legal uncertainty from decision errors: though the former can be influenced by the latter, the latter are neither ...
  • Decision-making under risk of loss in children 

    Steelandt, Sophie; Broihanne, Marie-Helene; Romain, Amelie; Thierry, Bernard; Dufour, Valerie (2013-01-09) - Journal article
    In human adults, judgment errors are known to often lead to irrational decision-making in risky contexts. While these errors can affect the accuracy of profit evaluation, they may have once enhanced survival in dangerous ...
  • The decomposition of the Faroe-Shetland Channel water masses using Parametric Optimum Multi-Parameter analysis 

    McKenna, C.; Berx, B.; Austin, William (2016-01) - Journal article
    The Faroe-Shetland Channel (FSC) is an important conduit for the poleward flow of Atlantic water towards the Nordic Seas and, as such, it plays an integral part in the Atlantic's thermohaline circulation. Mixing processes ...
  • Decomposition tables for experiments : I. A chain of randomizations 

    Brien, C. J.; Bailey, Rosemary Anne (2009-12) - Journal article
    One aspect of evaluating the design for an experiment is the discovery of the relationships between subspaces of the data space. Initially we establish the notation and methods for evaluating an experiment with a single ...
  • Decomposition tables for experiments : II. Two–one randomizations 

    Brien, C. J.; Bailey, Rosemary Anne (2010-10) - Journal article
    We investigate structure for pairs of randomizations that do not follow each other in a chain. These are unrandomized-inclusive, independent, coincident or double randomizations. This involves taking several structures ...
  • Deep brain stimulation of different pedunculopontine targets in a novel rodent model of parkinsonism 

    Gut, N.K.; Winn, P. (2015-03-25) - Journal article
    The pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTg) has been proposed as a target for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in parkinsonian patients, particularly for symptoms such as gait and postural difficulties refractory to dopaminergic ...
  • Deep sequencing analysis of defective genomes of parainfluenza virus 5 and their role in interferon induction 

    Killip, M. J.; Young, D. F.; Gatherer, D.; Ross, C. S.; Short, J. A. L.; Davison, A. J.; Goodbourn, S.; Randall, R. E. (2013-05) - Journal article
    Preparations of parainfluenza virus 5 (PIV5) that are potent activators of the interferon (IFN) induction cascade were generated by high-multiplicity passage in order to accumulate defective interfering virus genomes (DIs). ...
  • Deep spectroscopic luminosity function of Abell 85 : no evidence for a steep upturn of the faint-end slope 

    Agulli, I.; Aguerri, J. A. L.; Sanchez-Janssen, R.; Barrena, R.; Diaferio, A.; Serra, A. L.; Mendez Abreu, Jairo (2014-10-11) - Journal article
    We present a new deep determination of the spectroscopic luminosity function (LF) within the virial radius of the nearby and massive Abell 85 (A85) cluster down to the dwarf regime (M* + 6) using Very Large Telescope/Visible ...
  • Deep water formation in the North Pacific and deglacial CO2 rise 

    Rae, James William Buchanan; Sarnthein, Michael; Foster, Gavin; Ridgwell, Andy; Grootes, Pieter; Elliott, Tim (2014-06) - Journal article
    Deepwater formation in the North Atlantic and Southern Ocean is widely thought to influence deglacial CO2 rise and climate change; here we suggest that deep water formation in the North Pacific may also play an important ...
  • DEER sensitivity between iron centers and nitroxides in heme-containing proteins improves dramatically using broadbad, high-field EPR 

    Motion, Claire Louise; Lovett, Janet Eleanor; Bell, Stacey; Cassidy, Scott Lindsay; Cruickshank, Paul Alexander Sawchuk; Bolton, David Robert; Hunter, Robert Iain; El Mkami, Hassane; Van Doorslaer, Sabine; Smith, Graham Murray (2016-04) - Journal article
    This work demonstrates the feasibility of making sensitive nanometer distance measurements between Fe(III) heme centers and nitroxide spin labels in proteins using the double electron-electron resonance (DEER) pulsed EPR ...