Abstracts of Meeting
Water Resources and Wastewater Reuse: Perceptions of Students at The Ohio State University Campus
Vedachalam, Sridhar; Mancl, Karen M. (2010-12)
As global population increases and more people achieve higher standards of living, the availability of freshwater across the world may be threatened in the coming decades. Reuse of wastewater is seen as one of the many ...
Influence of Perinatal Exposure to a Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture on Learning and Memory, Hippocampal Size, and Estrogen Receptor-Beta Expression
Desai, Avanti N.; McFarland, Ashley; Cromwell, Howard Casey; Meserve, Lee A. (2010-12)
Perinatal exposure to PCB has been reported to cause a variety of health effects including endocrine disruption, and immunologic, reproductive, neurologic, and behavioral deficits. In the present study, a mixture of two ...
Abundance and Habitat Use of Winter Raptors on a Reclaimed Surface Mine in Southeastern Ohio
Ingold, Danny J. (2010-09)
Numerous studies have documented the benefits of reclaimed surface mines to breeding grassland birds, but few studies have focused on the use of such grasslands by winter raptors. I surveyed birds of prey along a driving ...
Evaluation of the Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio (HVSR) Seismic Method to Determine Sediment Thickness in the Vicinity of the South Well Field, Franklin County, OH
Haefner, Ralph J.; Sheets, Rodney A.; Andrews, Robert E. (2010-09)
The horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio (HVSR) seismic method involves analyzing measurements of ambient seismic noise in three dimensions to determine the fundamental site resonance frequency. Resonance is excited by ...
The influence of host plant species on the frequency of defensive behaviors exhibited by the Oleander aphid, Aphis nerii, in response to the parasitoid, Lysiphlebus testaceipes
Colvin, Sarah M.; Yeargan, Kenneth V. (2013)
The oleander aphid, Aphis nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe, feeds on milkweeds in the Apocynaceae family. Characteristics including trichome density and leaf toughness vary among milkweed species. The hypothesis that host plant ...
Essential science knowledge for non-science majors: an electronic survey of The Ohio Academy of Science members and associates
Gahbauer, Mary D. (2013)
As science and technology increasingly characterize our civilization, there is a growing need for the general population to achieve "scientific literacy." The meaning of this attractive but ill-defined term varies within ...