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UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
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(University of Waterloo, 2019-05-17)Understanding the theory behind passive sampling, as well as factors influencing its accuracy, is crucial for proper planning and application of passive sampling methods. The Waterloo Membrane Sampler (WMS) is a permeation ...
(University of Waterloo, 2019-05-17)An average of 8000 forest wildfires occurs each year in Canada burning an average of 2.5M ha/year as reported by the Government of Canada. Given the current rate of climate change, this number is expected to increase each ...
(University of Waterloo, 2019-05-17)The United Nations has concluded that climate change is unequivocal and without a rapid decarbonization of the global economy there will be risks of severe, pervasive, and irreversible impacts. The World Bank also emphasized ...
(University of Waterloo, 2019-05-17)The ultimate goal of placing fire detection systems in buildings and structures is to allow for the rapid detection of fire and accurate prediction of ensuing fire behavior. Through a-priori prediction of how a fire might ...
The influence of winter time boreal forest tree transmissivity on tree emission and passive microwave snow observations (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-17)Forest cover significantly attenuates natural upwelling ground microwave emission from seasonal terrestrial snow. This presents a major challenge for the accurate retrieval of snow from airborne or spaceborne passive ...