Advanced Hydrology and Water Resources Management
This lecture covers topics related to hydrological modeling, water resources engineering and management. It introduces physically-based hydrological models as a tool for water assessment and decision support. Actually, the characteristics of input data to these models are reviewed. Optimization techniques in water resources are also introduced. Then, water management experiences from different regions of the world are reviewed. Finally, the concepts of integrated water management are updated.
Climbing Mt. Evolution
There's no peak in sight - fitness peak, that is -- for the bacteria in Richard Lenski's Michigan State University lab. Lenski, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has been running his evolutionary bacteria experiment for 25 years, generating more than 50,000 generations. In a paper published in the current issue of Science, Michael Wiser, lead author and MSU graduate student in Lenski's lab, compares it to hiking. To learn more, visit http://msutoday.msu
Bush Presidential Center Groundbreaking: Fox 4 News sample
Sample coverage of the groundbreaking for the George W. Bush Presidential Center on November 16, 2010, by Fox 4 News.
12.001 Introduction to Geology (MIT)
This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and measurement techniques; geologic structures and relationships observable in the field; sediment movement and landform development by moving water, wind, and ice; crustal processes and planetary evolution in terms of global plate tectonics with an emphasis on ductile and brittle p
NAACP: a century in the fight for freedom
This site provides free access to an online exhibition hosted by the Library of Congress. It commemorates the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the USAs oldest and largest civil rights organization. It includes a history of the organisation from 1909-2009, highlighting key struggles (including the African Civil rights movement of the 1960s) and biographies of major figures. It also offers free online access to images of historic documents, poster
Missouri State University presents White Christmas Dec. 3-5
Rehearsal is underway for Missouri State University's production of "White Christmas." Watch an early rehearsal and listen to an interview with director Michael Casey.
Citizenship CGEA Level 4
The aim of this unit is to help you understand what it means to be a citizen in the new millennium, and explore aspects of National Identity. It also aims to give you a broader understanding of the levels of government, and especially how the state and federal government works for you. We also explore some of the Indigenous Issues facing us all.
Stock control procedures
Provides information on monitoring stock levels, ordering, receiving and despatching stock, producing inventory reports and dealing with stock losses.
Deal with conflict situations
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to resolve conflict situations with customers and colleagues and deals with the resolution of escalated complaints. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: identify causes and situations that could result in conflict at personal and organisational levels, develop tactful action to prevent escalation of conflict, apply strategies to resolve conflict situations aimed at minimum disruption
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Trainers guide
Trainers guide. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. This unit, Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets covers the research required to identify the market segment and consumer attributes for a product/service. It looks at assessing the reasons for existing levels of consumer interest in a product
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Learners guide
Learners guide. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. The unit will help you to analyse consumer behaviour. By understanding consumer behaviour you should be able to target your marketing to specific markets and specific needs. After studying this unit you should be able to compare the importance of various
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Learners resource
Learners Resource. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. The unit will help you to analyse consumer behaviour. By understanding consumer behaviour you should be able to target your marketing to specific markets and specific needs. After studying this unit you should be able to compare the importance of vari
Image manipulation is an important part of digital photography. This sequence explains how to import images into Photoshop, explains manipulating the images, using effects, using text creatively, using the eraser tool, adding and renaming layers, resizing images, creating motion, changing transparency, using text and masking in multimedia. Ben, The multimedia designer explains the requirements for image manipulation, discusses and provides activities and s
Carry out work effectively in the seafood
This unit covers a broad spectrum of issues related to working in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 assists students in identifying stock species and their habitats. It also requires students to identify equipment used in Aquaculture. Activity 2 covers work practices and activities to be undertaken at each stage of the seafood supply chain to maintain quality and safety of products. The following stages of the process are covered: growth, harvest, transport, processing
Monitor Stock and Environmental Conditions
This unit covers the knowledge and processes involved in monitoring stock health in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 gives an introduction to water quality factors such as dissolved oxygen levels, pH, hardness, alkalinity, water temperature and salinity, and how these affect stock and other water quality factors. Activity 2 covers the location to take a water sample, methods of taking a water sample, sending it for analysis and interpreting results of water analysis.
Control and order stock
This learning object addresses the competency required to control and order stock in a range of tourism and hospitality enterprises. You will learn about stock levels, stock records, ordering stock, stocktakes and minimising stock losses.
Operate and control chloramination disinfection processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on identifying issues and making operational adjustments during the chloramination disinfection process in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: identify the location of the problem in the chloramination disinfection processes, determine the process adjustment, and control the chloramination disinfection processes. The task is to make operational adjustments and control the chloramination disinfection process and adjust th
Water Quality Measurement in Standing Water
Short video introducing and illustrating the measurement of water quality in standing water such as lakes and ponds. Aimed at students without previous field experience of measuring the physical environment in water.
Measurement and valuation of health
21 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Measurement and Valuation of Health, covering: What is 'health'?; Why do we need to measure it?; How can it be measured?; Why do we need to value it?; How can it be valued?
Pharmaco-economic evaluation – resources and costs
34 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Pharmaco-economic evaluation – resources and costs, covering: Identification, Measurement and Valuation