• Algal biofuels : the effect of temperature on algal growth and lipid content 

    Klenzendorf, Stephanie Marie (2009-08)
    Replacing fossil fuels with algae, a renewable resource, is an exciting possibility. This study evaluates the algae found in South Texas brackish water ponds used for aquaculture of fish as a possible source of biofuels. ...
  • The Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey. IX. Data Release 2 and Outer Galaxy Extension 

    Ginsburg, Adam; Glenn, Jason; Rosolowsky, Erik; Ellsworth-Bowers, Timothy P.; Battersby, Cara; Dunham, Miranda; Merello, Manuel; Shirley, Yancy; Bally, John; Evans, Neal J., II; Stringfellow, Guy; Aguirre, James (2013-10)
    We present a re-reduction and expansion of the Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey (BGPS), first presented by Aguirre et al. and Rosolowsky et al. The BGPS is a 1.1 mm survey of dust emission in the Northern galactic plane, ...
  • Cloning and Expression of R-Spondin1 in Different Vertebrates Suggests a Conserved Role in Ovarian Development 

    Smith, Craig A.; Shoemaker, Christina M.; Roeszler, Kelly N.; Queen, Joanna; Crews, David; Sinclair, Andrew H. (2008-07)
    R-Spondin1 (Rspo1) is a novel regulator of the Wnt/beta-catenin signalling pathway. Loss-of-function mutations in human RSPO1 cause testicular differentiation in 46, XX females, pointing to a role in ovarian development. ...
  • CMIP5 Climate Model Analyses Climate Extremes in the United States 

    Wuebbles, Donald; Meehl, Gerald; Hayhoe, Katharine; Karl, Thomas R.; Kunkel, Kenneth; Santer, Benjamin; Wehner, Michael; Colle, Brian; Fischer, Erich M.; Fu, Rong; Goodman, Alex; Janssen, Emily; Kharin, Viatcheslav; Lee, Huikyo; Li, Wenhong; Long, Lindsey N.; Olsen, Seth C.; Pan, Zaitao; Seth, Anji; Sheffield, Justin; Sun, Liqiang (2014-04)
  • Effects of Nitrogen Photoabsorption Cross Section Resolution on Minor Species Vertical Profiles in Titan's Upper Atmosphere 

    Luspay-Kuti, A.; Mandt, K. E.; Plessis, S.; Greathouse, T. K. (2015-03)
    The significant variations in both measured and modeled densities of minor species in Titan's atmosphere call for the evaluation of possible influencing factors in photochemical modeling. The effect of nitrogen photoabsorption ...
  • First Results Of The Herschel Key Program >Dust, Ice And Gas In Time> (DIGIT): Dust And Gas Spectroscopy Of HD 100546 

    Sturm, B.; Bouwman, J.; Henning, T.; Evans, N. J.; Acke, B.; Mulders, G. D.; Waters, Lbfm; van Dishoeck, E. F.; Meeus, G.; Green, J. D.; Augereau, J. C.; Olofsson, J.; Salyk, C.; Najita, J.; Herczeg, G. J.; van Kempen, T. A.; Kristensen, L. E.; Dominik, C.; Carr, J. S.; Waelkens, C.; Bergin, E.; Blake, G. A.; Brown, J. M.; Chen, J. H.; Cieza, L.; Dunham, M. M.; Glassgold, A.; Gudel, M.; Harvey, P. M.; Hogerheijde, M. R.; Jaffe, D.; Jorgensen, J. K.; Kim, H. J.; Knez, C.; Lacy, J. H.; Lee, J. E.; Maret, S.; Meijerink, R.; Merin, B.; Mundy, L.; Pontoppidan, K. M.; Visser, R.; Yildiz, U. A. (2010)
    Context. We present far-infrared spectroscopic observations, taken with the Photodetector Array Camera and Spectrometer (PACS) on the Herschel Space Observatory, of the protoplanetary disk around the pre-main-sequence star ...
  • H2O and OH Gas in the Terrestrial Planet-Forming Zones of Protoplanetary Disks 

    Salyk, Colette; Pontoppidan, Klaus M.; Blake, Geoffrey A.; Lahuis, Fred; van Dishoeck, Ewine F.; Evans, Neal J., II (2008-03)
    We present detections of numerous 10-20 mu m H(2)O emission lines from two protoplanetary disks around the T Tauri stars AS 205A and DR Tau, obtained using the InfraRed Spectrograph on the Spitzer Space Telescope. Followup ...
  • Impacts of Extreme Weather and Climate on Terrestrial Biota 

    Parmesan, Camille; Root, Terry L.; Willig, Michael R. (2000-03)
    Climate is a driver of biotic systems. It affects individual fitness, population dynamics, distribution and abundance of species, and ecosystem structure and function. Regional variation in climatic regimes creates selective ...
  • ITER ECE: Plans and Challenges 

    Austin, M.E.; Phillips, P.E; Rowan, W.L; Beno, J; Liu, H-P; Ouroua, A; Ellis, R.F; Harvey, R.W; Hubbard, A.E; Taylor, G; Johnson, D.W. (2008-03)
    Measuring ECE in ITER plasmas will present several difficulties in both hardware and physics that will impede efforts to determine Te(r,t) and characteristics of the electron distribution function. Recent work on the ...
  • The Natural Regions of Texas 

    Johnson, Elmer H. (University of Texas at Austin, 1931-04-01)
  • Seasonal Variability In The Ionosphere Of Uranus 

    Melin, H.; Stallard, T.; Miller, S.; Trafton, L. M.; Encrenaz, T.; Geballe, T. R. (2011-03)
    Infrared ground-based observations using IRTF, UKIRT, and Keck II of Uranus have been analyzed as to identify the long-term behavior of the H-3(+) ionosphere. Between 1992 and 2008 there are 11 individual observing runs, ...
  • A Semianalytical Light Curve Model And Its Application To Type IIp Supernovae Light 

    Nagy, A. P.; Ordasi, A.; Vinko, J.; Wheeler, J. C. (2014-11)
    The aim of this work is to present a semianalytical light curve model code that can be used for estimating physical properties of core collapse supernovae (SNe) in a quick and efficient way. To verify our code we fit light ...
  • A Semianalytical Light Curve Model And Its Application To Type IIp Supernovae Light 

    Nagy, A. P.; Ordasi, A.; Vinko, J.; Wheeler, J. C. (2014-11)
    The aim of this work is to present a semianalytical light curve model code that can be used for estimating physical properties of core collapse supernovae (SNe) in a quick and efficient way. To verify our code we fit light ...
  • Seven-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Power Spectra and WMAP-Derived Parameters 

    Larson, D.; Dunkley, J.; Hinshaw, G.; Komatsu, Eiichiro; Nolta, M. R.; Bennett, C. L.; Gold, B.; Halpern, M.; Hill, R. S.; Jarosik, N.; Kogut, A.; Limon, M.; Meyer, S. S.; Odegard, N.; Page, L.; Smith, K. M.; Spergel, D. N.; Tucker, G. S.; Weiland, J. L.; Wollack, E.; Wright, E. L. (2011-02)
    The WMAP mission has produced sky maps from seven years of observations at L2. We present the angular power spectra derived from the seven-year maps and discuss the cosmological conclusions that can be inferred from WMAP ...
  • A tenacious Wave Glider 

    University of Texas Marine Science Institute (2015-07-28)
  • Thermoregulation As An Alternate Function Of The Sexually Dimorphic Fiddler Crab Claw 

    Darnell, M. Zachary; Munguia, Pablo (2011-09)
    Fiddler crabs are highly sexually dimorphic. Males possess one small (minor) feeding claw and one greatly enlarged (major) claw; females possess two small claws. The major claw is used to attract mates and for burrow ...
  • Two Spotted And Magnetic Early B-Type Stars In The Young Open Cluster NGC 2264 Discovered By Most And ESPaDOnS 

    Fossati, L.; Zwintz, K.; Castro, N.; Langer, N.; Lorenz, D.; Schneider, F. R. N.; Kuschnig, R.; Matthews, J. M.; Alecian, E.; Wade, G. A.; Barnes, T. G.; Thoul, A. A. (2014-02)
    Star clusters are known as superb tools for understanding stellar evolution. In a quest for understanding the physical origin of magnetism and chemical peculiarity in about 7% of the massive main-sequence stars, we analysed ...