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Ethnomycological notes from Papua New Guinea
The literature on the use of psychotropic fungi in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea has been reviewed. An attempt has been made to evaluate whether the previously reported “mushroom madness” still exists in the ...
(Canadian Encyclopedia, 2006)
Seeking the Recipe for Success in Distance Education: Lessons from a Nutrition Course
There is much debate as to how best to exploit the potential of the internet when designing distance education (DE) courses; the "formula for success" is still to be determined. In this Darwinian struggle for "market share" ...
Population Nutrition, Health Promotion, and Government Policy
(Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, 2006)
Food items consumed by students attending schools in different socio-economic areas in Cape Town, South Africa
Objective: We investigated the food consumption patterns of adolescent students at schools. Our findings are intended to reveal the overall nutritional quality of foods eaten by students at school, including foods brought ...
Interpretation of Automated Forward Modeling Parameters for Sawtooth Events and Substorms
(International Conference on Substorms 8, 2006)
Automated Forward Modeling (AFM) is an inversion technique based on magnetic data alone, which can indicate physical parameters associated with electrojets. From perturbations along a meridian, the total electric current ...
Linear fit to an arbitrarily long 2-column dataset.
Physical Parameters of Substorms from Automated Forward Modeling
AFM technique applied to give average parameters of substorms and relation to AL index, Weimer parametrization, optical data
Noctilucent Cloud Videos, Jun 23 2006
Videos of noctilucent clouds (NLC) seen from Athabasca University Geophysical Observatory on June 23 2006. NLC are mesospheric clouds which are very high and lit up by the sun despite it being well below the horizon at the ...
A Survey of Orbits of Co-orbitals of Jupiter
Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids fulfill the prediction of Lagrange that orbits can be stable when a small body orbits in specific locations relative to its ‘parent’ planet and the Sun. The first such Trojan asteroid was discovered ...