Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in the Vietnamese Mekong River Delta: Should a Sea Dike be Built?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Vo Thanh Danh, Dean, School of Economics and Business Administration, Can Tho University, Vietnam. 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.

CC Impacts, Vulnerability Assessments, Economic and Policy Analysis of Adaptation Strategies in Selected Coastal Areas

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Asa Jose U. Sajise, Associate Professor, UPLB, 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.

Household Economic Losses: A Case Study of Thailand’s 2011 Flood

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Orapan Nabangchang Srisawalak, Senior Economist, EEPSEA and Associate Professor, Sukhothai Thammatirat Open University, Thailand. 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.

Science Nation - Sea Turtles

submitted by: nsf
"Turtle Positioning System" helps reptiles on fantastic voyage "There's no off-the-shelf Speedo turtle bathing suit that we know about," laughed biologist Ken Lohmann, as he attached a soft cloth harness, or bathing suit, to a three-month-old loggerhead turtle. For more information and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Aquariums Relieve Stress for Cancer Patients

submitted by: mdanderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has 63 aquariums in waiting areas throughout its campus, three of them being saltwater fish. Employees at MD Anderson share their stories about the calming affects the aquariums have on its cancer patients, care givers, visitors and employees.

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Gulsen Ucarkus

submitted by: tcarrasc
New Insights Into The Relationship Between Fault Segmentation And Earthquake Rupture: The North Anatolian Fault, Turkey Gulsen Ucarkus Post-doctoral Researcher Scripps Institution of Oceanography -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Strike-slip faults are often segmented by step-overs resulting in a variety of deformation styles such as constraining bends, releasing bends and rotational deformation. These step-overs or discontinuities...