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  • 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 ...
  • Schuberth, Gary (Kansas State University, 2009)
  • Gnat, Richard (Kansas State University, 2009)
    This paper examines the planning flexibility and the passive ventilation and lighting potential of the Chicago courtyard apartment building type through a systematic type / variant analysis of built examples. In an era of ...
  • Miller, Ruth Douglas; Hopkins, Mark; Brown, Amanda (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) began the Wind for Schools (WfS) Project as part of the Wind Powering America (WPA) Program. WfS was started to promote wind energy education among rural school teachers and ...
  • Lewis, Katrina; Dickinson, Torry; Lewis, Summer (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The educators introduce students to basic concepts and practices of sustainable development by exploring fair trade in the world today. They guide students in researching, creating, and implementing fair trade projects in ...
  • Boguski, Terrie (Kansas State University, 2009)
    As concern about climate change increases, greenhouse gas inventories are being increasingly used as a measure of sustainable practices and a baseline for improvement by organizations and individuals. Carbon footprints ...
  • Klein, Melanie (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Citizens of Greensburg, Kansas say opportunity [1] emerged from tragedy when a May 2007 tornado leveled ninety-five percent of their rural community. The "opportunity" was to have a community-driven document that reflects ...
  • Brown, Susan (Kansas State University, 2009)
    One of the goals of a land grant university is to find out the needs of the community and work towards research and programming to meet those needs. The Energy Savings Store has over 5 years of “boots on the ground” ...
  • LeHew, Melody (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The proposed presentation will report the preliminary results from Phase 1 of an extended research project focused on examining ecologically sustainable consumption practices. A qualitative methodology was used in this ...
  • Bronleewe, Tonya (Kansas State University, 2009)
    In order for today's young people to be adequately informed, educated, and prepared for adulthood they need to understand both local and global natural resources, and the issues that surround them. Every decision from ...