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250 Astro Super Earths Problem Set 2 Questions to Ponder While Reading Problem 1. Eureka Consider a rectangular block of area A, thickness t, and density . It oats, face down on its area A, in a medium of constant incompressible density m &gt; . A constant gravitational eld points downward. Archimedes principle states that a buoyant object oating in a uid medium sinks to a depth such that it displaces a...

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Berkeley - SEMINARS - 2005
Astro 250 Super Earths Problem Set 7 Questions to Ponder While ReadingProblem 1. Sonic Point for Isothermal Wind(a) For an isothermal wind, T is constant and there is no need to solve an energy equation. From equations (1) and (2) from Kasting a
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Astro 250 Super Earths Problem Set 4 Questions to Ponder While ReadingProblem 1. OligarchyWrite down 1 sentence stating what oligarchy is.Problem 2. End of OligarchyOligarchy ends when the velocity instability (11.2) occurs. The oligarchs (pr
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Economics 131 Section Notes GSI: David AlbouyMicroeconomics Review in a Two Good WorldNote: These notes are not meant to be a substitute for attending section. It may in fact be dicult to understand these notes without attending section, where thi
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Data Analysis Toolkit #4: Confidence IntervalsPage 1The confidence interval of any uncertain quantity x is the range that x is expected to occupy with a specified confidence. Anything that is uncertain can have a confidence interval. Confidence i
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Data Analysis Toolkit #2: Quantifying Data Distributions using Descriptive StatisticsPage 1Methods for quantifying distributions can be divided into classical measures (mean, standard deviation, etc.) and robust measures (median, interquartile ra
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Cladistics 15, 7374 (1999) Article ID clad.1999.0088, available online at http:/www.idealibrary.com onFORUM Comments on Allard and Carpenter (1996), or the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis RevisitedRoderic D. M. Page1 and Michael A. Charleston2Division of
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Data Analysis Toolkit #9: Experimentwise error rates and statistical fishing expeditionsPage 1Researchers can control the risk of &quot;false positives&quot; (that is, the risk of rejecting the null hypothesis when it is in fact true) by setting at an app
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Toolkit #8: Hodges-Lehmann estimatorsPage 1Since the distributional assumptions underlying classical parametric statistical tests are often violated (by, for example, extreme skew or kurtosis in the data), it is often necessary to use non-paramet
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 10: Pitfalls in regression and correlation analysesSimple linear regression and correlation are perhaps the most widely used data analysis techniques in environmental science. Most of thos
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 7: Fitting functions to data, part 2In last week's lab, you explored some of the problems that can arise if one fits an excessively complex function to data that cannot adequately constrai
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 6: Fitting functions to data Many data analysis problems are centrally concerned with selecting a function that expresses the relationship between two (or more) variables, and estimating thi
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Data Analysis Toolkit #3: Tools for Transforming DataPage 1Reasons to transform data -to more closely approximate a theoretical distribution that has nice statistical properties -to spread data out more evenly -to make data distributions more sym
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Cladistics (1996) 12:183198ON WEIGHTING AND CONGRUENCEMarc W. Allard1 and James M. Carpenter 21Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, and 2Department of Entomology, American Museum of Natural
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Data Analysis Toolkit #11: Serial correlation11.Sources of serial correlationSerial correlation (also called autocorrelation) occurs when residuals from adjacent measurements in a time series are not independent of one another (that is, if th
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DeadGrandmotherThe Dead Grandmother/Exam Syndrome and the Potential Downfall Of American Society.Mike Adams, Biology Department Eastern Connecticut State University The Connecticut Review, 1990It has long been theorized that the week prior to an
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Data Analysis Toolkit #1: Graphically Displaying Data DistributionsPage 1Boxplots (also called box-and-whisker plots) Advantages: -compact, concise, simple to draw. Disadvantages: -obscure many finer features of distribution -emphasize tails of d
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 8: t-tests and ANOVA in JMPPart A. Laboratory intercomparison study-dissolved oxygen measurements Environmental monitoring data often come from laboratory measurements of chemical concentr
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 9: Exploratory analysis, ANOVA and linear regression in environmental time seriesThe California Air Resources Board (or ARB) operates a network of air quality monitoring stations that cont
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 11: Detecting and accounting for serial correlation Serial correlation is very common in environmental time series. Serial correlation (also called autocorrelation) occurs when the residuals
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 2: Exploring the Central Limit Theorem The Central Limit Theorem has far-reaching implications for almost every aspect of data analysis, but the formal mathematical proof of the theorem is s
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor KirchnerLaboratory 1: Introduction to JMP and qualitative analysis of distributionsThis lab gives you a chance to become familiar with some of the basics of using JMP. You will work through some simple intr
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 5: Statistical significance and power Two central concepts in data analysis and statistics are statistical significance and power. Statistical significance expresses the ability of a techniq
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 12: Sunspots and melanoma: an environmental detective story Melanoma is a form of cancer that occurs in the skin. Risk factors for melanoma include a history of severe sunburns and living at
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 3: Propagation of uncertainty in hydrological mass balances Note: you'll need a calculator for this labThis lab is designed to expose you to several key concepts in error propagation and u
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Environmental Data Laboratory Professor Kirchner Laboratory 13: Trend detection with multiple regression Phosphorus (P), usually present in natural waters as phosphate (PO4), is an important limiting nutrient in many aquatic ecosystems. Controlling p
Berkeley - EPS - 120
Earth and Planetary Science 120/Energy and Resources 130 Analysis of Environmental Data Registration: Class meets: Web site: Professor: Earth and Planetary Science C120 - or - Energy and Resources C130 Tuesday &amp; Thursday 11:00-12:30, Room 60 Evans Ha
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EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #2Stereographic Projections GOAL: Stereonets are a convenient and common way to represent structural orientation data. This lab will give you practical experience using stereonets to plot your s
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #5 Fracture, Faults, and Friction - An Empirical Look at Stresses that Cause FractureDue: Thursday, 5 March 2009Objective of lab Construct a failure envelope for sand using the wooden frame
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #4 T he Tr action Vector and Stress Te nsorDue: Thursday, 26 February 2009(Special Thanks to D.D. Pollard who pioneered this exercise in 1991)IntroductionStress concentrations in the earth l
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #3 Introduction to the Orientation of Structures in Space Geologic Map, Cross section, and Geologic HistoryDue: Thursday, 19 February 2009During LAB:Working in groups of 4-5 people, make a cr
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Lab Exercise #4 - EPS 116Structural GeologyFracture, faults, and frictionAn empirical look at stresses that cause fractureObjective of lab Construct a failure envelope for sand using the wooden frame apparatus Put our failure criteria to the
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EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #7 Balancing &amp; Restoring Cross SectionsDue: Thursday, 2 April 2009OBJECTIVE OF LABThe goal of this lab is to aid you in understanding how structural geologists go about balancing cross sectio
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #1 Introduction to the Orientation of Structures in SpaceMake sure that you are familiar with the following terms. If not, please look them up or ask us: Deformation Forces compression tension co
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #8 Strain AnalysisDue: Monday, 20 April 2009 Based on: Marshak &amp; Mitra Chapter 15, Analysis of two-dimensional finite strain Objecive: To visualize and measure permanent (non-recoverable) strain
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116Structural Geology and TectonicsField Exercise #2Deformation in the Franciscan Complex The Franciscan is an accretionary complex, which records over 140 million years of east-dipping subduction. Coeval with the formation of the subduction
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Lab Exercise #6 - EPS 116Structural GeologyThe Traction Vector and Stress TensorDue 9 March 2007 Introduction Stress concentrations in the earth lead to the development of structures such as faults, folds, and joints. This problem set is designe
Berkeley - EPS - 116
EPS 116 - LaboratoryStructural GeologyLAB Exercise #2 Introduction to the Orientation of Structures in Space Geologic Map, Cross section, and Geologic HistoryMap and Cross section (Province 6A Map will be handed out in class) An oil company, B
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MARIN HEADLANDS FIELD REPORT Overall Expectation Your report summarizing this field exercise should be comprehensive and professional looking. It should also be concise. Field Notes (40 pts) Please turn in a copy of your field notes. In some discipli
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Saturday, February 25, 2006EPS116Structural Geology and Tectonics EPS116 Field Trip and Lab Exercise #5: Montara Beach and Moss BeachWhat to do before the field trip: You will need a Brunton compass (we will bring those), a notebook, pencils, ru
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Click HereGEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 34, L01307, doi:10.1029/2006GL027980, 2007Full ArticleforProbabilities for jumping fault segment stepoversBruce E. Shaw1 and James H. Dieterich2Received 27 August 2006; revised 2 November 2006; a
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Convection around the solar systemReading: Wenzel, Manga &amp; Jellinek (2004)Geophys Res. Lett. 31 doi:10.1029/2003GL019306EPS 122: Lecture 21 Convection IITerm project presentationsTue Dec 2nd Papers due Danny Jason Charley Peter Thu Dec 4
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letters to naturematerial, ICF-22 InS-Li (Supplementary Information). Its specic conductivity reaches up to 1.1 1022 ohm21 cm21 at 24 8C under 31.7% relative humidity (Fig. 5). The ionic conductivity of these chalcogenides generally increases with
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Demand-Side Management Programs Under Retail Electricity Competition Tim Brennan Professor, Policy Sciences and Economics, University of Maryland-Baltimore County Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future email: brennan@umbc2.umbc.edu POWER Conference
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Diagnosing Market Power in Californias Deregulated Wholesale Electricity MarketSeverin Borenstein James Bushnell Frank Wolak(Slides available at www.ucei.berkeley.edu/ucei)March 5, 1999 POWER Electricity Research Conference 1Competitive Behavior
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Incentive-Compatible Scoring and Settlement Rules for Multi-Dimensional AuctionsProcurement Auctions for ReservesHung-po Chao and Robert Wilson EPRI and StanfordExamples of Multi-Dimensional Auctions Procurement of Power SuppliesTwo-Part Servic
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ECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICITY REGULATION AND MARKETS March 23 - 24, 2009Suggested Further Readings1. Borenstein, Severin, &quot;Understanding Competitive Pricing and Market Power in Wholesale Electricity Markets,&quot; POWER Working Paper 067, August
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ECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICITY REGULATION AND MARKETS Executive Education CourseMarch 23 24, 2009 Haas School of Business 2220 Piedmont Avenue University of California Berkeley, California 94720-1900Electricity Regulation I. Electricity Reg
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ECONOMICS OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT Executive Education Course March 26 27, 2009 Haas School of Business 2220 Piedmont Avenue University of California Berkeley, California 94720-1900Course Description: Energy market operations and environmental
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Presented at POWER March 17, 2000Eliminating the Flaws in New Englands Reserve MarketsPeter Cramton and Jeffrey LienUniversity of Maryland peter@cramton.umd.edu lien@econ.umd.edu www.cramton.umd.edu1Markets run by ISO New England Energ
Berkeley - CONF - 2001
Bidding Asymmetries in Multi-Unit Auctions:Implications of Bid Function Equilibria in the British Spot Market for ElectricityGregory Crawford Department of Economics Duke University Joe Crespo National Economic Research AssociatesHelen Tauchen De
Berkeley - CONF - 2001
A Quantitative Analysis of Pricing Behavior In California's Wholesale Electricity Market During Summer 2000Paul Joskow, MIT and Edward Kahn, Analysis Group/Economics1Approachx x xUse publicly available data on loads, market prices and generat
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Congestion Management by an Independent System OperatorHarry Singh Alex Papalexopoulos George AngelidisThird Annual POWER Conference University of California Energy Institute Berkeley, California March 20, 1998Pacific Gas and Electric Company San
Berkeley - CONF - 2001
Pricing and Firm Conduct in Californias Deregulated Electricity MarketSteve Puller UC BerkeleySixth Annual POWER Conference Berkeley, California March 16, 2001The Problem Of Market Power In CA Ability to raise prices above marginal cost by withh