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  • Wittman, Pam (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Physical activity (PA) is known to contribute to health benefits, including enhanced cardiovascular fitness, reduced chronic disease, and weight maintenance. Despite the benefits of PA, less than half of Americans meet ...
  • Barfield, David (Kansas State University, 2009)
    This presentation examines the historical development of water resources in Kansas and the progression of state water law and regulations from the water development phase toward sustainability; the current status of water ...
  • Dandu, Raju (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Sustainable green manufacturing is an emerging area that combines technical issues of design and manufacturing, energy conservation, pollution prevention, health and safety of communities and consumers. This presentation ...
  • Martin, Sabine (Kansas State University, 2009)
    As per EPA definition, brownfield sites are "real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant." It ...
  • Fees, Bronwyn (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Sustainability begins with an appreciation and wonderment of nature. Such dispositions develop through our earliest experiences with our environment, that is, during early childhood both at home and in early childhood ...
  • Griswold, Wendy; Saulters, Oral; Erickson, Larry E. (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS) is a network of diverse partner organizations choosing to work collaboratively to advance sustainability, expand knowledge base-capacity and explore ...
  • Griswold, Wendy; Steichen, Marie (Kansas State University, 2009)
    There are many community involvement and educational tools that can be utilized to support and facilitate the individual, group and institutional transformations required for the development of sustainable communities. The ...
  • Olstad, Tyra (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Although discussion of "sustainability" necessarily centers on the practical development and application of techniques for "green" living, it is important to consider the philosophical and ethical perspectives that underpin ...
  • Skabelund, Lee R. (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Throughout urbanizing parts of Kansas, stormwater is typically sent quickly away from developed areas and straight-piped into drainage ways, streams, rivers, and/or detention and retention ponds. As a result of these and ...
  • Hopkins, Mark; Pahwa, Anil (Kansas State University, 2009)
    People looking for solutions to global warming and rising energy costs may see solar and wind energy as a high-risk low-reward solution. The aim of this research is to develop a Monte-Carlo based method for determining ...
  • Cassias, Casey (Kansas State University, 2009)
  • Gordon, Joye (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Incidental learning is unplanned, perhaps unintentional. In a senior-level public relations cases course, case studies and readings dealing with environmental issues were utilized along with out-of-class experiential ...
  • Ashlock, Marcus; Gordon, Joye; Lavergne, Christopher (2009)
    Although we live in a world of frequent, nature-related disasters such as tornados in the Midwest, hurricanes along the eastern coast and earthquakes among the major fault lines in the west, many disasters experienced by ...
  • Gabbard, Todd; Coates, Gary (Kansas State University, 2009)
    On May 4, 2007 an EF5 tornado, nearly two miles wide and packing winds of up to 205 miles per hour, cut a swath through Greensburg, KS, leveling 95% of the town’s buildings and leaving the rest of them uninhabitable. ...
  • Davis, Sherry (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The Healthy Ecosystems-Healthy Communities (HEHC) project works with communities to assess and protect their local natural resources using a public engagement process. It moves water quality to the forefront of community ...
  • Gabbard, Todd (Kansas State University, 2009)
  • Calwell, Laura; Annett, Cynthia; Stephenson, R.J (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Friends of the Kaw (FOK) is the only grassroots, environmental organization whose sole purpose is to protect and preserve the Kansas River. In 2001 Friends of the Kaw joined the international Waterkeeper Alliance, and as ...
  • Knudsen, Brett; Stewart, Bill (Kansas State University, 2009)
    This presentation discusses some aspects of sustainability research at K-State at Salina. This lecture argues that horizontal axis wind turbines appropriate for use in the Salina campus. It expounds the reasons for using ...
  • Spexarth, Rebecca; Besler, Erica (Kansas State University, 2009)
    SEE Green is a year long student-driven campaign to developed by the Student Director of Sustainability in conjunction with the Student Sustainability Coalition. The K-State Director of Sustainability serves as the faculty ...
  • Kubler, Sarah; Cowley, Shawn; Youssef, Mina (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The presentation will explain a current research project that is being performed by students in the ECE department at KSU. The research project is to create a database and a website. The information being stored and ...