SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Danny Cronquist

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Provenance Investigation of the Early Tertiary “Rim Gravels”: Implications for Cenozoic Evolution of the Colorado Plateau Brian Tillquist M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The early Tertiary “Rim gravels” were deposited by northerly and easterly flowing fluvial systems across the boundary of the southwestern...

A System for Monitoring the Effects of Climate on the Flux and Availability of Water Resources in the Drylands of Eastern Africa

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Presentation by Dr. Laban MacOpiyo, Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya. 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.

Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity of Pastoral Communities under Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region

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Presentation by Dr. Srijana Joshi Rijal, Consultant, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal. 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.

Flooding Vulnerability of the Towns of Mabitac, and Santa Maria, Laguna, Philippines

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Presentation by Dr. Romeo Pati, Associate Professor, University of Rizal System, Philippines. 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.

Advancing Higher Education and Research in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction through Multilevel Collaboration

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Video of the plenary talk of Dr. Juan M. Pulhin, Dean and Professor of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UPLB, Philippines. Dr. Pulhin is the Coordinating Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report. Taken during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, 21-22 November 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna Philippines

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Jorge Ledesma Vazquez

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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...