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Cover for A comparative assessment of bioelectrochemical systems and enzymatic fuel cells.

This chapter discusses the other types of fuel cells, such as biofuel cells and their major classes (i.e., bioelectrochemical fuel cells and enzymatic fuel cells). Biofuel cells are a subset of fuel cells that employ biocatalyst and normally operate under mild conditions (20-40°C). The properties,...

Author(s)
Deepak Pant; Bogaert, G. van; Diels, L.; Vanbroekhoven, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative cost-benefit analysis of mobile and sedentary pastoral production systems in selected villages in Northern Tanzania.

Despite a growing body of evidence that highlights the economic, social and environmental benefits of mobile pastoralism, few governments are ready to tolerate mobility and many policy makers promote knowingly or inadvertently the policies of sedentarization. This production system seems not to be...

Author(s)
Yamat, L. E.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of attitudes and coping strategies of small animal veterinarians towards behaviour problems of companion dogs in Israel and Brazil.

Author(s)
Raileanu, Y. A.; Baht-Segal, L.; Terkel, J.; Harell, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for A comparison of caesium-137 and erosion pin data from Tai To Yan, Hong Kong.

This study compared the usefulness of caesium-137 (137Cs) tracing and the erosion pin technique in deriving soil erosion data at the footslopes of Tai To Yan, Hong Kong. The study was initiated in 1992 using 6 bounded plots of 6 m × 20 m. Statistically significant differences were observed in 137Cs ...

Author(s)
Peart, M. R.; Ruse, M. E.; Hill, R. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of consumer attitudes towards GM food in Ireland and the United States: a case study over time.

This study shows that there is a similar level of familiarity with genetically modified (GM) food in Ireland and the USA. The first phase of this research examined 423 randomly selected food purchasers in San Luis Obispo, California, and Galway, Ireland. The second phase examined 459 randomly...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Domegan, C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of consumer attitudes towards GM food in Italy and the USA.

This USA-Italy comparison indicated that half of the US consumers but only 25% of the Italian consumers were familiar with GM foods. Italian consumers are less likely to read nutrition labels. Most US consumers are willing to buy GM foods, while only 43% of Italian consumers are willing to buy GM...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Bertolini, P.; Parker-Garcia, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of data sources for hired farm labour research: the NAWS and the CPS.

This chapter compares two national data sets commonly used in the USA for empirical research on farm workers: the Current Population Survey (CPS); and the National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS). As the major national survey of employment in the USA, the CPS covers farm workers as well as...

Author(s)
Larson, J. M.; Findeis, J. L.; Swaminathan, H.; Wang, Q. Y.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996035)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of pre- and post-9/11 traveller profiles: post-crisis marketing implications.

To aid in understanding post-crisis travel, the research presented in this chapter compares US travellers who travelled internationally before the terrorist events of 11 September 2001 (9/11) with those who journeyed abroad following the tragedy. Data for the study were obtained from the 2000 and...

Author(s)
Litvin, S. W.; Crotts, J. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of quantitative and qualitative approaches: complementarities and trade-offs.

This chapter discusses how quantitative and qualitative approaches might be brought together in a multidisciplinary context in cultural tourism. It is not simply the difference between the quantitative and the qualitative approaches that matters. Both approaches are valuable, and in many cases will ...

Author(s)
Melkert, M.; Vos, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of tourism and food-provisioning among wild bottlenose dolphins at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, Australia.

This chapter compares the dolphin tourism activities at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, two sites in Western Australia where tourists can legally feed wild dophins. The focus of this comparison is to highlight the similarities and differences between Monkey Mia and Bunbury in terms of the costs and...

Author(s)
Mann, J.; Senigaglia, V.; Jacoby, A.; Bejder, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter

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