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Bicycle politics in New York City: Rights to the City on Bedford Avenue and Prospect Park West

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2013-January-01
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This thesis investigates how right to the city conflicts regarding the (de)construction of bicycle lanes in Brooklyn, New York affect the development of a more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive city. Through an examination of two particular cases – those...

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Clay Mineralogy of the MH-2 Core, Snake River Plain, Idaho

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2013-January-01
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The MH-2B hole was one of three holes completed as a part of HOTSPOT: The Continental Scientific Drilling Project. MH-2B was drilled to a depth of 1821m on the Mountain Home Air Force Base southeast of Boise, Idaho to evaluate...

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Crack Systems Analysis of the McCartys Flow, New Mexico, USA

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2014-January-01
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The McCartys Flow is a 3.9-ka vesicular porphyritic basalt lava flow in the Zuni-Bandera Volcanic Field (ZBVF) near Grants, New Mexico. The Lava Falls area on the southern part of the flow is dominated by pahoehoe sheet flows. Topographic features...

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Fault Dating in Rosendale, New York Using Clay Polytype Quantification

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2013-January-01
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The techniques of fault dating, though still underdeveloped on a wide scale, have been increasingly studied over the past decade. This study draws on these recent observations in relative literature and relates them to a fault in Rosendale, New York...

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From Nature Sanctuary to "National Dump": A Walk through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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2013-January-01
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This paper is inspired by the literal intersection of two walking bodies, the hiker and the migrant, in the "Most Dangerous Park In America." In Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, located on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, while the National...

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