The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on "The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success" by David Tongway, Landscape Ecologist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Canberra, Australia last August 6, 2013.

Strengthening UP's Culture of Research

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the lecture on "Strengthening UP's Culture of Research" by Dr. Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza, Professor Emeritus, during the "Celebrating UPLB's Great Minds Lecture Series" on July 26, 2013 at the UPLB Operations Room, UPLB, College, Laguna

Enhancing the Philippine Forest Policy: Ten-Point Agenda Focusing on Enhancing National Greening Program

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the presentation of Dr. Manuel Bonita on "Enhancing the Philippine Forest Policy: Ten-Point Agenda Focusing on Enhancing NGP" during the FDC 35th anniversary celebration symposium on 25 July 2013 at the Nicolas Lansigan Auditorium, CFNR, College, Laguna 265 MB | 35 mins

Measuring fire behavior with the Simard's triangle

submitted by: dvascoli

A method to measure the rate of spread of fire in vegetation fuels

Walk Scores and Transit Scores and Walking in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

submitted by: Jahirsch
Background: Walk Scores and Transit Scores are open-source measures of the neighborhood built environment to support walking (“walkability”) and access to transportation. Purpose: To investigate associations of Street Smart Walk Score and Transit Score with selfreported transport and leisure walking using data from a large multicity and diverse populationbased sample of adults. Methods: Data from a sample of 4552 residents of Baltimore MD, Chicago IL, Forsyth County NC, Los Angeles...
Authors: Jana Hirsch, Kari Moore, Kelly Evenson, Daniel Rodriguez, Ana Diez Roux

Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans

submitted by: sjokeefe
Background: Epidemiologic studies have suggested that most cases of sporadic colon cancer can be attributed to diet. The recognition that colonic microbiota have a major influence on colonic health suggests that they might mediate colonic carcinogenesis. Objective: To examine the hypothesis that the influence of diet on colon cancer risk is mediated by the microbiota through their metabolites, we measured differences in colonic microbes and their metabolites in African Americans with a...
Authors: Junhai Ou, Franck Carbonero, Erwin G Zoetendal, James P DeLany, Mei Wang, Keith Newton, H Rex Gaskins, Stephen JD O’Keefe