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  • Kimmel, Ainslee (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2012Education, 2012)
    Wildfires in Canada and around the world are increasing in frequency each year from factors such as accumulated fuel load, climate changes, and pine beetle infestation. Due to an increased proportion of individuals living ...
  • Smith, Megan Theresa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. :|bUniversity of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education,|c2011Education, 2011)
    The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence of mental illness in a nonrandom sample of undergraduate female Emirati students in the United Arab Emirates. In addition, students’ views and attitudes towards ...
  • Brinkmann, Lars; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2007)
    In this thesis mercury concentrations in biota of the upper South Saskatchewan River Basin are assessed in three non-industrialized systems. Mercury levels in large sport fish (northern pike, walleye, lake trout) frequently ...
  • Morris, James Alexander; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2001)
    In this paper, I begin to develop a theory called Paradise on the Cheap - in so doing, I intend to provide a rival to David Lewis' modal realism. Paradise on the Cheap grounds possibilia in the features of the actual world; ...
  • Muhammad, Arif; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    The influence of experience during brain development was investigated on juvenile behavior, adult amphetamine sensitization, and neuronal structural plasticity in rats. Two experiential factors (i.e., tactile stimulation ...
  • Long, Kevin D. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    Continuous eddy covariance measurements were conducted for a 125 day period, throughout the 2007 growing season, in a northern Alberta peatland. Significant diurnal and seasonal variation in methane fluxes were observed. ...
  • Roy, Gairik (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, 2012)
    Grassland is an important part of the ecosystem in the Canadian prairies and its loss and fragmentation affect biodiversity, as well as water and carbon fluxes at local and regional levels. Over the years, native grasslands ...
  • Hadden, Keith W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    This study investigated the relationship between middle school attributes and student achievement at the grade six level in Alberta. Student achievement was measured by scores attained on the four grade six Provincial ...
  • Lewko, Candace P.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Education, 2009Education, 2009)
    The research questions of this thesis, “Migrating Through Currere: A Narrative Inquiry Into the Experience of Being a Canadian Teacher,” are three-fold: What is the experience of being a Canadian teacher? How do personal ...
  • Asaana, Prosper; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Women and Gender StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender Studies, 2015)
    This thesis seeks understanding of how gender, as a system of power, facilitates, constraints, determines, and impacts not only women’s migration but more significantly, women’s access to health services post-migration in ...
  • Law, Jayati J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    Reversible computing has been theoretically shown to be an efficient approach over conventional computing due to the property of virtually zero power dissipation. A major concern in reversible circuits is the number of ...
  • Baker, Cindy (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Art.Fine ArtsArt, 2014-10-03)
    This thesis explores performance through an investigation of art in which the artist’s body is obscured, hidden, or not present in the final manifestation of the work. Through a three-pronged project of creative production, ...
  • Djaballah, Anne-Laure (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of ArtFine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2014)
    Walking is a practice which parallels and criss-crosses my painting practice. Each mutually informs the other, creating a mobile with which I think about and experience the world. Before seeking to elucidate the knowledge ...
  • Gharbawie, Omar A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2006)
    Middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke can produce chronic incapacitating motor impairments. Understanding the neural basis of the motor syndromes is complicated by the diversity of neural structures damaged but the problem ...
  • Amin, Md Ruhul (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2012)
    In photosynthesis, Rubisco catalyzes two alternative reactions: carboxylation and oxygenation of RuBP. The carboxylation reaction utilizes CO2 in the chloroplasts, whereas the oxygenation reaction eventually leads to CO2 ...
  • Booth, Evan L. J (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2011)
    This thesis is focused on determining the rate at which the climate of western North America (WNA) has changed in recent history, and looks at the impact that projected future climatic changes will have on a large ...
  • Larson, Robert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2008)
    A modelling approach focused on snow hydrology was developed and applied to project future changes in spring streamflow volumes in the St. Mary River headwaters basin, Montana. A spatially distributed, physically-based, ...
  • Slingerland, Martin Jacob (Marc); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2007)
    The plant hormone auxin is involved in a wide range of developmental phenomena in plants. It carries out many of its effects through a signalling network involving the regulation of specific genes, including those involved ...
  • Davis, Reed (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2012)
    Forest disturbances significantly affect snowmelt dominated watersheds. Given that snowmelt from mountain regions provides up to 80% of the annual stream ow in the North American west, disturbances in these watersheds will ...
  • MacDonald, Ryan J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2008)
    Climate change poses significant threats to mountain ecosystems in North America (Barnett et al., 2005) and will subsequently impact water supply for human and ecosystem use. To assess these threats, we must have an ...

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