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  • Palaeoecological records of coral community development on a turbid, nearshore reef complex: baselines for assessing ecological change 

    Johnson, J; Perry, CT; Smithers, SG; Morgan, KM; Santodomingo, N; Johnson, K (Springer Verlag for International Society for Reef Studies, 2017-03-04)
    Understanding past coral community development and reef growth is crucial for placing contemporary ecological and environmental change within appropriate reef-building timescales. On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR), ...
  • Pampering, Well-Being And Women’s Bodies In The Therapeutic Spaces Of The Spa 

    Little, J (Taylor & Francis, 2012-10)
    This paper develops and extends recent work in geography on therapeutic landscapes and the body in an examination of pampering practices in the contemporary spa. Drawing on feminist research on health, gender identity ...
  • Parading the Cornish subject: Methodist Sunday schools in west Cornwall, c. 1830-1930 

    Harvey, David; Brace, Catherine; Bailey, Adrian R. (Elsevier Science, 2006)
    This paper explores the historical relationships between Methodist Sunday school tea treats and parades and the formation of religious identity in west Cornwall between c. 1830 and 1930. Through these ritual activities, ...
  • Partnership or placation? The role of Trust and Justice in the Shared Ownership of Renewable Energy Projects 

    Goedkeep, F; Devine-Wright, P (Elsevier, 2016)
    Governments in several European countries have developed policies that encourage companies to share ownership of renewable energy projects with local communities. Shared ownership presumes that company and community actors ...
  • Past changes in the North Atlantic storm track driven by insolation and sea-ice forcing 

    Orme, LC; Charman, DJ; Reinhardt, L; Jones, RT; Mitchell, FJG; Stefanini, BS; Barkwith, A; Ellis, MA; Grosvenor, M (Geological Society of America, 2017)
    Changes in the location of Northern Hemisphere storm tracks may cause significant societal and economic impacts under future climate change, but projections of future changes are highly uncertain and drivers of long-term ...
  • Patterning the geographies of organ transplantation: corporeality, generosity and justice 

    Davies, Gail (Institute of British Geographers / Royal Geographical Society / Wiley-Blackwell, 2006-08)
    Organ transplantation is now an established treatment for patients with end-stage organ failure, yet there are spatial inequalities in access to this procedure. This paper explores the uneven geographies of kidney ...
  • Patterns of tree species composition at watershed-scale in the Amazon ‘arc of deforestation’: implications for conservation 

    Morandi, PS; Marimon, BS; Eisenlohr, PV; Marimon-Junior, BH; Oliveira-Santos, C; Feldpausch, TR; de Oliveira, EA; Reis, SM; Lloyd, J; Phillips, OL (Cambridge University Press (CUP) for Foundation for Environmental Conservation, 2016-07-29)
    The loss of biodiversity in transitional forests between the Cerrado and Amazonia, the two largest neotropical phytogeographic domains, is an issue of great concern. This extensive region is located within the ‘arc of ...
  • Paying Attention: Towards a critique of the attention economy 

    Crogan, P; Kinsley, Samuel (Open Humanities Press, 2012-07-21)
    How are the ways we understand subjective experience – not least cognitively – being modulated by political economic rationales? And how might artists, cultural theorists, social scientists and radical philosophers learn ...
  • Peatland Initiation, Carbon Accumulation, and 2 ka Depth in the James Bay Lowland and Adjacent Regions 

    Holmquist, James R.; MacDonald, Glen M.; Gallego-Sala, Angela V. (University of Colorado at Boulder, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research - Blue Policies in RoMEO, 2014)
    Peatlands surrounding Hudson and James Bays form the second largest peatland complex in the world and contain major stores of soil carbon (C). This study utilized a transect of eight ombrotrophic peat cores from remote ...
  • Peatlands and Climate Change 

    Gallego-Sala, Angela V.; Booth, RK; Charman, Dan J.; Prentice, I. Colin; Yu, Z (Cambridge University Press, 2016-06-01)
    The fundamental reason for the presence of peatlands is a positive balance between plant production and decomposition. Organic matter accumulates in these systems because prolonged waterlogged conditions result in soil ...
  • Pedestrian injury and human behaviour: observing road-rule violations at high-incident intersections 

    Cinnamon, J; Schuurman, N; Hameed, SM (Public Library of Science, 2011-06-15)
    BACKGROUND: Human behaviour is an obvious, yet under-studied factor in pedestrian injury. Behavioural interventions that address rule violations by pedestrians and motorists could potentially reduce the frequency of ...
  • Pedestrian injury and the built environment: an environmental scan of hotspots 

    Schuurman, N; Cinnamon, J; Crooks, VA; Hameed, SM (BioMed Central, 2009-07-14)
    BACKGROUND: Pedestrian injury frequently results in devastating and costly injuries and accounts for 11% of all road user fatalities. In the United States in 2006 there were 4,784 fatalities and 61,000 injuries from ...
  • People, demand and governance in future energy systems 

    Hoggett, RD (IGov: Innovation, Governance and Affordability for a Sustainable Secure Economy, 2017)
    The energy system within Great Britain has to decarbonise whilst maintaining security and affordability, and this requires coordinated action across the whole energy system. The energy system is already undergoing fundamental ...
  • Phase heterogeneity in carbonate production by marine fish influences their roles in sediment generation and the inorganic carbon cycle 

    Salter, MA; Harborne, AR; Perry, CT; Wilson, RW (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-04-10)
    Marine teleost fish are important carbonate producers in neritic and oceanic settings. However, the fates of the diverse carbonate phases (i.e., mineral and amorphous forms of CaCO3) they produce, and their roles in sediment ...
  • Phylogenetic diversity of Amazonian tree communities 

    Honorio Coronado, EN; Dexter, Kyle G.; Pennington, R. Toby; Chave, J; Lewis, Simon L.; Alexiades, M; Alvarez, E; de Oliveira, Atila Alves; Amaral, Iêda L.; Araujo-Murakami, A; Arets, Eric; Aymard C., Gerardo A. [6]; Baraloto, C; Bonal, D; Brienen, Roel J.W.; Cerón, CE; Cornejo Valverde, F; Di Fiore, A; Farfan-Rios, W; Feldpausch, T.R.; Higuchi, N; Huamantupa-Chuquimaco, Isau; Laurance, Susan G.W.; Laurance, William F.; Lopez-Gonzalez, G; Marimon, BS; Marimon-Junior, BH; Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel; Neill, D; Palacios Cuenca, Walter; Peñuela-Mora, Maria Cristina; Pitman, Nigel C.A.; Prieto, A; Quesada, CA; Ramirez-Angulo, H; Rudas, A; Ruschel, Ademir R.; Salinas Revilla, Norma; Salomão, RP; de Andrade, Ana Segalin; Silman, Miles R.; Spironello, Wilson; ter Steege, H; Terborgh, J; Toledo, M; Valenzuela Gamarra, Luis; Vieira, Ima Célia Guimarães; Vilanova-Torre, E; Vos, VA; Phillips, OL (Wiley, 2015-11)
    Aim: To examine variation in the phylogenetic diversity (PD) of tree communities across geographical and environmental gradients in Amazonia. Location: Two hundred and eighty-three c. 1 ha forest inventory plots from across ...
  • Planning as design in the wicked city 

    Barnett, C (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017)
  • Playing dice with mice: building experimental futures in Singapore 

    Davies, Gail (Taylor & Francis, 2011-11)
    This short paper adds to debates on the unfolding spaces and logics of biotechnological development bought together in the 2009 special issue of New Genetics and Society on ‘Biopolitics in Asia’. Though an unlikely comparison ...
  • Plus géographiques numériques, s'il vous plaît | More digital geographies, please 

    Cook, IJ (JSSJ/Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 2016-07)
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  • Politics and the resilience of ecosystem services 

    Schoon, ML; Brown, K; Robards, MD; Meek, C; Engle, N; Biggs, R (Cambridge University Press, 2015-05)
    Decisions around which ecosystem services are the focus for resilience-building initiatives, and ensuring that these choices do not lead to undesirable lock-in effects that compromise the possibility for future adaptation ...
  • Post-bleaching coral community change on southern Maldivian reefs: is there potential for rapid recovery? 

    Perry, C; Morgan, KM (Springer Verlag for International Society for Reef Studies, 2017-07-28)
    Given the severity of the 2016 global bleaching event there are major questions about how quickly reef communities will recover. Here we explore the ecological and physical structural changes that occurred across five atoll ...