Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Water for Agriculture: Growing Concerns in the Philippines

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Talk delivered by Dr. Randolph Barker, Professor Emeritus, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during the symposium on Philippine Rural Development and Cornell, November 16, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Jorge Ledesma Vazquez

submitted by: tcarrasc
Biogenic coastal deposits; Isla del Carmen, Gulf of California, Mexico Jorge Ledesma Vazquez UABC Ensenada Coastal sedimentary deposits including beach and dunes within the south-central region of the Gulf of California show a high percentage of biogenic components, up to 84%, derived from the fragmentation of organisms that, among other oceanographic factors, reflect wave energy and effect of seasonal winds. Our report shows that due to high-energy waves, coastal deposits on points or...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Christopher Binter

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Implementation of the Helgeson-Kirkham-Flowers Model to Study Reservoir Temperature Evolution during CO2 Injection Christopher Binter M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathryn Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT A comprehensive one-dimensional numerical heat transfer module has been implemented into an existing reactive transport modeling application to study...

The Changing Energy Mix

submitted by: RASEIBoulder
Summary: Transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon energy system poses one of the great challenges of the 21st century. The Energy Innovation Series brings leaders from government, law, finance, industry, and academia to discuss key aspects of this challenge and some of the innovative approaches and solutions being fashioned across a range of sectors. During academic year 2012-13, the series will focus on the changing energy mix in the United States and abroad, the implications of shale gas...

The Changing Energy Mix, Transmission, Storage, and Distributed Generation

submitted by: RASEIBoulder
Summary: Transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon energy system poses one of the great challenges of the 21st century. The Energy Innovation Series brings leaders from government, law, finance, industry, and academia to discuss key aspects of this challenge and some of the innovative approaches and solutions being fashioned across a range of sectors. During academic year 2012-13, the series will focus on the changing energy mix in the United States and abroad, the implications of shale gas...