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1 Lewis, Michael DavidStable Isotope Ecology Baselines and Human Diet Reconstruction: An Example from Basketmaker II Burials at Cedar Mesa, Utah2018
2 Field, Samuel J.Political Parties and Their Relationship with Economic Globalization2018
3 Price, Sara SueA comparison of Gosiute material culture and the archaeology of Western UtahIn archeology and ethnology the Great Basin has been not only one of the last, but is also one o the least studied sections of the United States. Many reports in both archeology and ethnology have been presented within the past twenty years but few attempts have been made to carrelate the cultures o...Gosiute Indians; Gosiute Indians; Antiquities Utah; Antiquities1952
4 Bidez, Clarice LeeChanging Agricultural Suitability: Model Development and Applications in the Past and FutureModeling the relationships between climate and crop growth is an important tool to study agriculture in the past and future. Agricultural suitability models, which estimate the probability of rain-fed cultivation in a particular location, provide an opportunity to predict agricultural conditions for...Physical geography; Geography; Agriculture2018
5 White, Jean BickmoreUtah state elections, 1895-1899This is a study of three elections, the first elections in the history of Utah as a state. The first occurred in 1895 just before statehood was formally proclaimed, the second in 1896 as a climax to the first year of statehood, and the third in 1898 at the end of nearly three years of statehood. The...Elections -- Utah1968
6 Stauffer, Kenneth G.Utah Politics, 1912-1918The Utah elections of 1916 and 1918 were Democratic victories sandwiched between two periods of Republican dominance. In 1912, only Utah and Vermont gave their electoral votes to the Republican presidential candidate. Theodore Roosevelt's Progressive party divided, but did not defeat Utah Republican...Utah; Politics and government; 20th century1972
7 Layton, Stanford JohnGovernor Charles R. Mabey and the Utah election of 1924Charles R. Mabey, a Republican9 was elected governor of Utah by a large majority in 1920, having based his campaign on the pledge of economy and efficiency in state government. His appeal to the electorate was undoubtedly enhanced by the fact that he was young, handsome, articulate, and a veteran of...Mabey, Charles Rendell, 1877-1959 Elections -- Utah -- 1924 Utah -- Governors1969
8 Hood, Ronald CharlesThe spatial distribution of socio-economic opportunity in the Salt Lake Metropolitan areaThe purposes of this thesis are to illuminate the present state of white and minority socio-economic opportunity in the city and suburbs, to determine. if the rationale of current economic hypotheses regarding the spatial distribution of socio-economic opportunity are relevant to the Salt Lake situa...Salt Lake City (Utah); Economic conditions1973
9 Jorgensen, Vernon FrederickThe defeat of urban renewal in Salt Lake City1969
10 Hafey, Mark Hanner Jr.Land use change : the impact of the traditional process of land use change on the Sumner neighborhood in Salt Lake CityLand use patterns in the Sumner Neighborhood of Salt Lake City are changing. The traditional process of land use change has been to allow the existing buildings to age and deteriorate. When these buildings can no longer economically meet existing health, housing and building codes, they are removed....City planning -- Utah -- Salt Lake City Land use -- Utah -- Salt Lake City1974
11 Selkowitz, David JamesAutomated Approaches for Snow and Ice Cover Monitoring Using Optical Remote SensingSnow and ice cover exhibits a high degree of spatial and temporal variability. Data from multispectral optical remote sensing instruments such as Landsat are an underutilized resource that can extend our ability for mapping these phenomena. High resolution imagery is used to demonstrate that even a...Geography2017
12 Olson, Matthew HowardImpacts of Topographic Shading on Surface Energy Balance of High Mountain Asia GlaciersTopographic shading involves two components: shaded relief and cast shadowing. Shaded relief occurs from self-shadowing due to the slope and aspect of a given location; cast shadowing involves projecting shade from nearby terrain onto an adjacent surface. The combined effect of topographic shading p...Climate Change; Atmospheric sciences; Remote sensing2017
13 Langtry, Shirley Ann DanielsHousing selection: a study of the geographic and sociologial factors influencing housing choice in a sub-community of Salt Lake CityThe research study looked at the geographical and sociological factors influencing housing selection in a sub-community of Salt Lake City. Attention was focused on the low income to determine if cultural supports present in a blighted or slum neighborhood outweighed the physical aspects of bad housi...1972
14 McCoy, William DennisA reinterpretation of certain aspects of the late quaternary glacial history of little Cottonwood Canyon, Wasatch Mountains, UtahHolocene and late Pleistocene deposits in the cirques and at the mouths of Little Cottonwood and Bells Canyons are reexamined. Stratigraphy, radiocarbon dating, lichenometry, and relative age dating methods provide evidence for a new age interpretation of glacier and rock glacier deposits. Of the re...1977
15 Myers, JasmineExternal and Internal Factors That Influence Entrepreneurial Intention In Human Resource Development ConsultantsExternal and Internal Factors that Influence Entrepreneurial Intention I n Human Resource Development Consultants Jasmine Myers T his study examined both external push factors (economy, job flexibility, job loss, job satisfaction, family income) and pull factors (self - efficacy, intuition, demand...2013
16 Tinajero, RubenNonrestorative Sleep in Healthy Adults Without Insomnia: Associations with Executive Functioning, Fatigue, and Presleep ArousalPrevious research suggests that nonrestorative sleep (NRS) in the absence of insomnia symptoms or other sleep disorders is associated with daytime dysfunction. This study examined the association between NRS and daytime dysfunction in a healthy adult sample (n = 79, 68 % female, mean age = 27.5, SD ...Psychology; Physiology; Physiological psychology2017
17 Mohammed, MikidaduEssays on the Causes and Dynamic Effects of Oil Price ShocksSince the 1973 oil crisis, the causes and macroeconomic effects of oil price shocks remain relevant issues for academics and policymakers. Where do oil price shocks come from? How are they transmitted? What are their macroeconomic impacts? Which policies appear promising in helping an economy adjust...Economic theory2017
18 Latham, Paris WalkerEvaluating the Effects of Snowstorm Frequency and Depth on Skier Behavior in Big Cottonwood Canyon, UtahVehicular traffic to the resorts in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah during the winter season can be heavy on weekends and mornings just after or during a storm event as fresh snow attracts a large skier population. Traffic congestion can occur given that the canyon road is one lane in each direction, wh...Geography; Recreation2017
19 Eckhardt, Jessica LeeEnvironmental Inequality and Obesogenics: Understanding the Relationship Between Unequal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Obesity PrevalenceThis dissertation investigates the association between exposures to environmental hazards and obesity prevalence. Building on obesogenic and environmental inequality research, this project explores the way in which exposure to a specific class of obesogens, endocrine disruptors, influences obesity r...Health sciences; Environmental Justice; Sociology; Physiology2017
20 Borazan, Ahmad AbdulkaderThree Essays on Income Distribution in the U.S. EconomyThe dissertation is composed of three papers that tackle income-distribution issues through three episodes of the U.S. economy. The first essay investigates the dynamics of income distribution, debt, and growth applying a post-Keynesian approach to the era leading to the Great Depression. It uses th...Economic theory2017
21 Martineau, Eric LeeSeismic risk perception and household adjustment in Salt Lake City, UtahMillions of people in the United States are at significant risk of experiencing earthquakes. Understanding how households perceive seismic risk and prepare for an earthquake event is of increasing concern. This study examined the seismic risk perceptions and adoption of household seismic adjustments...Geography2012
22 Burrington, Debra DianeBalanced at the edges : feminist organizing as oppositional practiceThis research considers feminist organization as a variant of collectivist organization which, given the hegemony of bureaucratic forms of modern organization, exists as an "alternative" or "oppositional" practice. In this context the research concentrates on feminist political organizations and exp...Womens studies; Political science; Social structure1992
23 Mo, WenjingIntergenerational relationships: How norms relate to intergenerational support and well-beingThis dissertation empirically explores the association between filial norms, the parent-child relationship, intergenerational support, and older parents' well-being, all in the Chinese context. Specifically, there were four questions of interest: Are filial norms associated with giving support to an...Sociology; Individual & family studies2016
24 Hart, Isaac AlfredAfter the Rain: Using Paleoclimatic and Paleoecological Methods to Inform Archaeological Investigation in Baja California and Range Creek Canyon, UtahThis dissertation reports the work I have completed with two research projects, using paleoecological methods to compare precipitation histories to inform archaeological investigation at two sites. The first chapter will present an analysis of the population history of leporids (rabbits and hares) f...Archaeology; Paleoecology2017
25 Fuhriman, ChristopherReimagined Territory: A New Theory of Terrorist GeographiesThis research proposes a new theoretical concept of reimagined territory for application in the study of terrorism and other forms of political violence. Geographic theories of space and place, geopolitics, and multidisciplinary terrorism studies provide the theoretical framework for this dissertati...Geography2017
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