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    • Value literacy in the landscape 

      Perloff, Joseph Michael (uga, 2014-08)
      This thesis uses a non-conventional environmental value elicitation technique adapted from Satterfield (2001) to help householders in the Wakefield/Snapfinger community subdivision of east Athens, Georgia to better verbalize ...
    • Value orientations and attitudes of agriculture producers in the Prairie Pothole Region 

      Martin, Nevena Crawford (uga, 2008-12)
      I examined value orientations and attitudes of agriculture producer’s in the Prairie Pothole Region regarding predator reduction, implementation of wildlife management projects, and enrollment in conservation easements. ...
    • Value recovery and product sorting in the Southeastern United States 

      Hamsley, Amanda Kate (uga, 2008-05)
      Some timber harvesting systems in the southeastern USA have started using harvesters to buck and sort products. A 2007 survey indicated that most Georgia loggers bucked logs using chainsaws or sawbucks. Forty-five percent ...
    • Values education in American public schools 

      Eskew, Douglas Stephens (uga, 2004-08)
      In the history of the American public school, teachers have consistently played a major role in the transmission of values and that function continues today. Yet there is a great deal of conflict in the arena of values ...
    • Valuing forest hydrologic services in Costa Rican farmscapes 

      Cotacachi Velásquez, Néstor David (uga, 2011-05)
      I assessed the economic value of tropical mountain forests’ hydrologic services in two localities of Costa Rica, Turrialba and Guácimo, using the Contingent Valuation Method. The survey elicited the willingness–to–pay (WTP) ...
    • Valuing recreation 

      Barfield, Ashley Suzanne (uga, 2016-12)
      This dissertation comprises three manuscripts which examine the recreational travel cost literature and consider new approaches to data management and demand modelling that improve the statistical efficiency and accuracy ...
    • Valuing weather information in irrigated agriculture 

      Alhassan, Mohammed Zakaria (uga, 2010-05)
      Agricultural production is risky because it depends on weather which can vary from day to day. Thus, the risk associated with agricultural production can potentially be reduced by using historic weather data for a particular ...
    • Variability within a classroom 

      Ainsworth, Elizabeth Vanausdoll (uga, 2012-05)
      The purpose of this study was to model student growth percentiles in a Georgia school district in order to examine the variability of scores within classrooms and the impact of using this growth model as a measure of teacher ...
    • Variable display distributed team simulation 

      Tang, Chu-chun (uga, 2001-12)
      The purpose of this study is to explore how display design and task complexity influences human decision-making in the context of team decision-making. The decision task is divided into three categories: adding, multiplying, ...
    • Variable distributions of water as a transpiration source 

      Ford, Chelcy Rae (uga, 2004-12)
      Variable distributions of water used for transpiration can have consequences on estimates of plant and ecosystem transpiration, as well as on the production potential and stability of transpiration rates for different ...
    • Variable future tense expression in Andalusian Spanish 

      Osborne, Samantha D. (uga, 2008-08)
      There are currently three manners of expressing futurity in spoken Spanish: the simple future, the periphrastic future, and the futurate present. The distribution of the future tenses in spoken Spanish seems to be undergoing ...
    • Variable selection in longitudinal data with application to education 

      Ra, Jongmin (uga, 2011-08)
      Variable selection with a large number of predictors is a very challenging and important problem in multiple linear regression. However, relatively little attention has been paid to issues of variable selection in longitudinal ...
    • Variable selection methods with applications 

      Qiu, Junshan (uga, 2008-12)
      A data-driven method of generalized adaptive ridge (GAR) for an automatic yet adaptive regression shrinkage and selection was proposed as the first part of this dissertation. In theory, GAR was proved to be equivalent to ...
    • Variables that impact high-school dropout rates in a large metropolitan area 

      Collins, David Bishop (uga, 2009-12)
      This dissertation investigated the variables associated with high-school dropout rates in a large metropolitan area in the southeastern United States. Data from 143 high schools with a combined population of 269,290 students ...
    • Variables that predict development of purpose in traditional-aged college students 

      Prince, Patrice Annette (uga, 2007-05)
      This study explored developing purpose in traditional-aged college students utilizing Chickering and Reisser’s (1993) theory of student development as the theoretical framework. Research has examined developing purpose, ...
    • Variation in future temporal reference in southern France 

      Lacross, Elisabeth Wood Anderson (uga, 2018-05)
      Using two corpora from Southern France, this dissertation sets out to determine the linguistic and extra-linguistic environments that affect the alternation between the periphrastic future, as in je vais chanter ‘I am going ...
    • Variation in invertebrate diets among wetland types 

      Taylor, Alani Nelson (uga, 2007-12)
      Wetland function is an aspect of management that is poorly understood. Macroinvertebrates are known to have a role in these functions, but characterization of these roles is not clear, particularly for groups such as ...
    • Variation in plant quality and the dynamics of insect herbivore populations 

      Spires, Sandra Elizabeth (uga, 2005-08)
      Herbivore population dynamics can be influenced significantly by heterogeneity in plant quality. Birth and death rates of herbivores are influenced by plant-induced changes in parameters such as growth, survival, and ...
    • Variation in RAPD-PCR patterns may not be attributable to genetic differences among Salmonella Enteritidis 

      Mathis, Demetrius Latron (uga, 2010-12)
      Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis (SE) is a major public health concern because of the foodborne illness it causes in the US every year. The source of the most recent outbreak of SE was found to be table eggs, and ...
    • Variation in working memory capacity and temporal-contextual retrieval from episodic memory 

      Spillers, Gregory Joseph (uga, 2010-05)
      Unsworth and Engle (2007) recently proposed a model of working memory capacity characterized by, amongst other things, the ability to conduct a strategic, cue-dependent search of long-term memory. Although this ability has ...