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    • Background concentrations of trace elements in soils and rocks of the Georgia piedmont 

      Albright, Evalyn Irene (uga, 2004-05)
      Background concentrations of trace elements are unknown for the Georgia Piedmont and are important from both a regulatory and environmental impact standpoint. The purpose of this study was to establish background concentrations ...
    • Backyards as borderlands 

      Canfield, Molly Lovena (uga, 2014-08)
      This thesis documents and analyzes motivations for and methods used in keeping prohibited urban livestock in Athens, GA. Through their animals, participants in this study reimagine, resist, and rework normative urban ...
    • Bacteria TMDL implementation control strategies of the southeast 

      Haynes, Rebecca Lynn (uga, 2006-12)
      Since the inception of the Clean Water Act (CWA) more than 20 years ago, the reduction and elimination of non-point source pollutants and their sources has not been adequately addressed. Due to citizen lawsuits, the ...
    • Bacterial communities associated with the hindgut of Tipula abdominalis larvae (Diptera: Tipulidae), a natural biorefinery 

      Cook, Dana Marie (uga, 2010-05)
      Insects are the largest taxonomic group of animals on earth. Although a few thorough studies have shown insect guts host high microbial diversity, many insect-microbe associations have not been investigated. Tipula ...
    • Bacterial communities in natural ecosystems: groundwater, soil, earthworm casts and burrows 

      Furlong, Michelle Ann (uga, 2000-08)
      Bacterial isolates from fresh earthworm casts were phenotypically and taxonomically different than isolates from soil and earthworm burrows. While most of the cast isolates grew on MacConkey media, reduced nitrate and ...
    • Bacterial warfare 

      Shaffer, Teresa Lynne (uga, 2014-08)
      Moraxella catarrhalis is an important and emerging cause of infectious disease, including 15-20% of otitis media cases in children and ~10% of respiratory infections in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ...
    • Bad to the bone? 

      Fitzner, Alexander Mills (uga, 2004-05)
      In his seminal work Action Is Eloquence: Shakespeare’s Language of Gesture (1984), David Bevington coins the term “the notion of correspondences” to describe the visual moral association at work in many of Shakespeare’s ...
    • Baillie, Dickens, and the theater of surveillance 

      Ferguson, Stephanie (uga, 2010-05)
      As a result of the anxiety induced in the British mind by the terrors of the French Revolution, playwright Joanna Baillie deals with the Revolutionary theatricality by creating a theatrical observation machine. Using ...
    • Balance demands and cogntive function 

      May, Bryson Elaine (uga, 2008-05)
      The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of balance disruption induced by wearing a weighted backpack on the cognitive functions of volunteers recruited from the UGA Army and Air Force ROTC. Participants ...
    • Balancing motivations 

      Lynch, Bridget Petersen (uga, 2018-05)
      The interpersonal nature of self-enhancement has often been restricted to partner-enhancement and basking in reflected glory, with very little work investigating the balance between needs for self-esteem and needs to belong. ...
    • Balancing regulations and incentives for foreign direct investment 

      Tynybekov, Dauren B. (uga, 2006-12)
      Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has a global character. As globalization grows, foreign direct investment grows. This research analyses the relationship between foreign direct investment and developing countries. The main ...
    • Balancing roles 

      Rushing, Catherine Ann (uga, 2014-05)
      The Taylor-Grady House is an Athens, Georgia architectural jewel, currently operated by the Junior League of Athens as a rental facility for weddings and events. Despite the house’s iconic image in the community, few ...
    • Banking efficiency analyses 

      Yu, Yingzhuo (uga, 2009-12)
      This dissertation aims to exploit the U.S. banking efficiency from bank specialization and bank assets. From different aspects, three related studies in the dissertation evaluated the efficiency of the U.S. banks over the ...
    • Bankrupt golf courses 

      Conant, Blake Jeffrey (uga, 2013-05)
      More than 800 golf courses have closed since 2003 and approximately 1,000 to 2,500 are projected to close in the next decade. Many of these courses are repurposed as high-end mixed-use development, high-density residential, ...
    • Barbarians and language in Aristophanes 

      Matthews, Carrie Anne (uga, 2007-08)
      After the success of the Persian Wars and the development of Athenian nationalism the image of the barbarian changed. The word ba/rbaroj, a barbarian, was originally a label for a non-Greek speaker, but as a result of the ...
    • Barcodes and quasi-isometric embeddings into Hamiltonian diffeomorphism groups 

      Stevenson, Richard Bret (uga, 2017-08)
      We construct an embedding $Phi$ of $[0,1]^{infty}$ into $Ham(M, omega)$, the group of Hamiltonian diffeomorphisms of a suitable closed symplectic manifold $(M, omega)$. We then prove that $Phi$ is in fact a quasi-isometry. ...
    • Barometric fluctuation removal in water level records and solutions to flow in aquifers during sinusoidal aquifer pumping tests 

      Toll, Nathaniel James (uga, 2005-12)
      This thesis addresses two problems in ground-water evaluation related to the determination of the hydraulic properties of aquifers. The ¯rst part presents a new computer program (BETCO) that removes the e®ects of barometric ...
    • Barrier island morphology and dune vegetation pattern and process in the georgia bight 

      Stallins, Jon Anthony (uga, 2000-08)
      Vegetation patterns reflect the interplay of two processes: the imposition of site factors along gradients and disturbance exposure and recovery. I investigated how these processes interact to generate patterns in dune ...
    • Barriers and facilitators to organized physical activity in summer campers 

      Merideth, Jordan McKeel (uga, 2018-05)
      This study was conducted to identify and evaluate barriers and facilitators to participation in organized physical among summer campers. The investigation uses narrative inquiry approach triangulated with observations, ...
    • Barriers to breast cancer screening among women aged 40 years and older who have physical disabilities 

      Thierry, JoAnn M. (uga, 2004-12)
      Background Breast cancer is a public health concern for all women, including women with disabilities. These women are as likely as women without disabilities to have ever received a mammogram; however, they are significantly ...