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  • Xu, Shiyong; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2006)
    Accurate estimation of Net Primary Productivity (NPP), which is a key component of the terrestrial carbon cycle, is very important in studies of global climate. Ecosystem models have been used for NPP estimates. Determining ...
  • Davidson, Diedre P.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2002)
    Net primary productivity (NPP) is a key ecological parameter that is important in estimating carbon stocks in large forested areas. NPP is estimated using models of which leaf area index (LAI) is a key input. This research ...
  • Ehresman, Crystal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    Females exhibit superior object location memory (OLM) compared to males, but the reasons for this sex difference remains unknown. This thesis investigates the role of the dentate gyrus (DG) in an OLM task in normal rats ...
  • Field, Evelyn F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1996)
    The role of sex in the organization of movement is not commonly addressed in the literature. The objective of this thesis was to determine whether differences exist between males and females in the way they organize their ...
  • Field, Evelyn F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2006)
    Whether there are sex differences in the kinematic organization of non-reproductive behaviors is rarely addressed. In this thesis, evidence is presented that male and female rats organize their posture and stepping ...
  • Kaluthota, Chinthaka Dhanyakumara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2016)
    Elaborated male displays, such as the complex songs of some songbirds, are thought to have evolved via processes of sexual selection addressing two main functions: attracting mates and repelling rivals. House Wrens ...
  • Han, Yunhui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. ;University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    This thesis analyzes the impact of shareholder rights on non-price loan contract terms. Using a large sample of syndicated loans borrowed by U.S. firms between 1991 and 2006, I find that stronger shareholder rights ...
  • Lindner, John Vyvyan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2006)
    The Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) is one of three scientific instruments on the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Herschel Space Observatory (HSO). The medium resolution spectroscopic capabilities of SPIRE ...
  • Hallewell, Jennyka; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Biochemistry, 2008Arts and ScienceChemistry and Biochemistry, 2008)
    Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) including E. coli O157:H7 are potential food and water borne zoonotic bacterial pathogens capable of causing outbreaks of severe illness in humans. The virulence of E. coli O157:H7 ...
  • Weasel Traveller, Audrey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1997Education, 1997)
    This research is focused on the teachings of the First Nations people which are grounded sacred stories and which continue to be recalled and recited through oral tradition. The teachings and lessons derived from the sacred ...
  • Willoughby, Taura N.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2016)
    Despite growing awareness of the health consequences of sedentary time (ST), the underlying physiological mechanisms are poorly understood. C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of systemic inflammation, represents a potential ...
  • Thomson, Lisa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
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  • Kumar, Manoj (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Sicence, 2014)
    Let R be an integral domain and let A be a finitely generated free abelian group. An elliptic net is a map form A to R, which satisfy a non linear recurrence relation. In this thesis we give a formula to compute the sign ...
  • Forbes, Katharine A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2007)
    The current body of research in western North America indicates that water resources in the Oldman Basin are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The objectives of this thesis were to parameterize and verify the ...
  • Langhorn, Colin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2015)
    AquaCrop is a crop water productivity model that simulates crop yield response to water in various geographical locations. Parameterizing the crop model to specific local conditions can be difficult without detailed crop ...
  • Cairns, Devin W. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2014)
    Many mountain watersheds provide a reliable source of freshwater for habitat and human use downstream. Hydrodynamics of these basins can be particularly sensitive to change, which may arise from climate change, ...
  • Burles, Katie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    Forested watersheds in western North America are subject to significant change from natural and anthropogenic disturbance, including wildfire. Forest canopy changes have subsequent impacts on sub-canopy snow processes. A ...
  • Ford, Garret; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2016-10-20)
    This quantitative research thesis investigated the social and emotional aspects of World of Warcraft (WOW) players through the use of an online survey. The sample consisted of 374 online survey respondents of which 215 ...
  • Josephs, Nathan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2015)
    This thesis explores the female social structure of free ranging vervet monkeys and how social structure affects spatial positioning of individuals in the troop. The effect of dominance hierarchies on female grooming ...
  • Freeman, Brett W (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2011)
    This thesis explores the Quijos Valley ground stone economy in relation to broader social, political, and economic aspects of the Quijos chiefdoms during the Late Period (AD 500 – 1500). In particular, this research ...

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