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Myers, Margaret C.. 2012-07-13

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Thesis

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japan; animals -- effect of radioactive pollution on -- japan; fukushima; fukushima nuclear disaster; 2011; radioecology -- geographic information systems -- japan; radioactive pollution of soils -- japan; radioecology; gis; animals -- effect of radioactive pollution on -- geographic information systems -- japan; radioactive pollution of soils -- geographic information systems -- japan; geography information science; non-human biota radiation effects; cesium -- isotopes -- environmental aspects -- japan

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The objective of this research was to estimate the radiological impact on various non-human biotas by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant radiation release resulting from Japan's tsunami in March 2011 consistent with the recent recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection. Soil concentration data given by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Scien ...

Fox, Senan James. 2012-06-19; University of St Andrews. English.

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Thesis

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japanese domestic politics; senkaku islands; china--foreign relations--japan; chinese domestic politics; nationalism--china; constructivism; territorial waters--east china sea; unclos; ds740.5j3f7; hu jintao; yasukuni shrine; china; japan--foreign relations--china; japanese nationalism; exclusive economic zones; economic zones (law of the sea); anti-japanese sentiment; junichiro koizumi; people's republic of china; nationalism--japan; liberalism; pinnacle islands; china--politics and government--2002-; japan; chinese nationalism; diaoyu islands; anti-chinese sentiment; actor-centred constructivist liberalism; east china sea; maritime disputes; japan--politics and government--21st century

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This thesis examines the deep bilateral tensions surrounding the East China Sea (ECS) disagreements between Japan and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the period from August 19th 2003 to June 18th 2008 from an actor-centred constructivist liberal viewpoint. The East China Sea disputes could be described as a conflicting difference of opinion over a) the demarcation of maritime territory ...

Hiscock, Kyle W. 2012-03 English.

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Other

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*policies; economic impact; north korea; retrenchment; japanese norms; government(foreign); *japan self defense force; *military forces(foreign); public opinion; antimilitarism; strategy and tactics; tsunamis; domestic role; status quo; humanitarian assistance; *security; remilitarization; international role; united states government; japan tsunami; civil defense; *great east japan earthquake; *missions; *japan; disaster relief; *international security activities; united states-japan security alliance; military budgets; china; military forces and organizations; japanese economy; threats; fukushima dai-ichi; performance(human); military operations; pacifism; nuclear power plants; *natural disasters; theses; *security policy; *earthquakes

Abstract :

The Great East Japan Earthquake's unique scope, and the actors involved in the ensuing disaster, has the potential to significantly affect four areas influencing Japan's Self Defense Force's (SDF) trajectory: security interests, economic interests, norms, and actors and institutions. Retrenchment, status quo, and remilitarization are all plausible outcomes for the SDF's trajectory. Understandi ...

Nichols, John T. , Andrews, Roy Chapman, Andrews Whaling Expedition to Japan, Korea of the American Museum of Natural History. 1913; New York : Published by order of the Trustees, American Museum of Natural History. English.

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Other

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osteichthyes -- japan sea coast (korea); art.7; qh1 .a4 vol.32; sciaena ogiwara; sea of.; epinephelus lobotoides; 1913; osteichthyes -- japan; fishes -- japan; fishes -- japan sea coast (korea)

Coillot, Richard J.. 2011-06 English.

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Other

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*policies; *antipiracy operations; *modification; postwar; *democratic party of japan; post-cold war era; ballistic missile defense; sociology and law; *security; *maritime security policy; second world war; *antimissile defense systems; post-world war ii era; *japan; collective security; ideology; political alliances; liberal democratic party; democracy; japanese maritime self-defense force; united states-japan alliance; *government(foreign); piracy; constructivism; cold war; government and political science; *political parties; security policy; crimes; antimissile defense systems; theses; history

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In 2009, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) rose to power in the Japanese Diet, marking the first time in more than five decades that a party other than the Liberal Democratic Party controlled the government. Some would assume this monumental shift has the potential to bring about a range of policy changes in Japan, especially in the realm of security. This thesis addresses the potential for ...

Landman, Neil H., Tsujita, Cameron J., Cobban, William Aubrey, Larson, Neal L., Tanabe, Kazushige., Flemming, Roberta L.. 2006; New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History.

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Other

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metaplacenticeras subtilistriatum.; paleontology -- cretaceous -- alberta.; fossil -- alberta.; placenticeras meeki.; ql1 .a436 no.3500; mollusks; ammonoidea -- alberta.; paleontology -- cretaceous -- japan -- hokkaido.; pierre shale.; bearpaw formation.; fossil -- japan -- hokkaido.; 2006; ammonoidea -- japan -- hokkaido.; ammonoidea -- great plains.; paleontology -- cretaceous -- great plains.; fossil -- great plains.; jaws.

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"We describe upper and lower jaws of Placenticeras Meek, 1876, from the Upper Cretaceous (Upper Campanian) Bearpaw Shale and Pierre Shale of the Western Interior of North America and lower jaws of the related ammonite Metaplacenticeras Spath, 1926, from the Campanian Yasukawa Formation of Hokkaido, Japan. One lower jaw is preserved inside the body chamber of Placenticeras costatum Hyatt, 1903. ...

Andrews, Roy Chapman, Andersen, Y. E., Japanese Whaling Expedition. 1911; New York : Published by order of the Trustees, American Museum of Natural History. English.

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Other

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qh1 .a4 vol.30; art.4; phocoenoides -- japan; porpoises -- pacific ocean; mammals -- japan; porpoises -- japan; mammals -- pacific ocean; dall porpoise; 1911

Tritle, Matthew C.. 2007-12 English.

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Other

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*expansion; military force levels; humanities and history; *military modernization; post-meiji japan; first world war; german naval laws; pla(people's republic of china); *military forces(foreign); *imperial japanese navy; geopolitics; british royal navy; legislation; navy; energy consumption; *plan(people's liberation army navy); post-meiji restoration japan; case studies; strategic culture; admiral alfred von tirpitz; economic development; *competition; maritime strategy; second world war; access; *japan; naval arms races; sloc(sea lines of communication); military forces and organizations; *military history; sir julian corbett; second german reich; *china; foreign policy; energy security; *germany(east and west); security; alfred thayer mahan; pacific ocean; *imperial german navy; chinese navy; theses

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China's growing economic dynamism has made it a powerful actor in the globalized economy. Continued growth of China's economy requires guaranteed sea access to foreign energy resources and markets. In response to the need for sea access, the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) is undergoing an expansion and force modernization process intended to ensure ...

Angeloska-Dichovska, M., Fakultet administracije i menadžment informacionih sistema, Jankulovska, N., Fakultet biotehničkih nauka. Savetovanje o biotehnologiji sa međunarodnim učešćem, 16, Čačak (Serbia), 4-5 Mar 2011; 2011; Agronomski fakultet srp.

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Conference

Conference :

Savetovanje o biotehnologiji sa međunarodnim učešćem, 16, Čačak (Serbia), 4-5 Mar 2011

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unian europea; usa; barreras comerciales; japan; international trade policies; comercio internacional; union europaenne; barriare commerciale; politique du commerce international; trade barriers; eua; trade policies; aetats-unis; european union; japon; commerce international; international trade; polatica de comercio exterior

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The purpose of this paper is to present agricultural trade policies of the countries with high level of protection, which measures impede the development of developing countries with comparative advantage in agriculture. Agricultural policy of the U.S., EU and Japan are briefly represented in this paper. These countries – the key creators of international agricultural trade, is necessary to al ...

Umetsu, K., Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Ying, C., Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Kikuchi, S., Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Iwasaki, M., Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Takeuchi, Y., Hokkaido Biomass Research and Development Company, Oi, M., Shikaoi Public Office, Shiroishi, K., Shikaoi Public Office, Uematsu, T., Shikaoi Public Office, Yasui, S., Community Think Tank Owls. Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry (Serbia), 1450-9156. 2011. English.

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Conference

Conference :

International Congress New Perspectives and Challenges of Sustainable Livestock Production, 3, Belgrade (Serbia), 5–7 Oct 2011

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biocarburant; japan; economic situation; biogas; situacian econamica; biofuels; aenergie alectrique; biogaz; biogais; situation aconomique; biocarburante; energaa elactrica; japon; electrical energy

Abstract :

A centralized biogas plant was built in Shikaoi town, Hokkaido, Japan to treat manure from 1320 cattle heads. The biogas plant was designed to operate at a feeding amount of 85.8 t/day, a hydraulic retention time (HRT) of 37 days and at a digester temperature of 38 deg C. In this study, the operational performance of biogas plant, utilization of digested slurry and economic balance were invest ...