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Citation Management Glee!

You know what makes a thesis-cruncher ridiculously happy? Getting her references sorted out! The glory that is WorldCat allows me to fill in any missing information in my entries (and fix accent-errors induced by my fights with RefWorks, unlinked because … Continue reading

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Literature Review

When writing a literature review, one of two things is supposed to happen: You know nothing and learn everything. You start off with a mental structure of what information you need to learn, and systematically review the literature to fill … Continue reading

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F.A.Q. Landslide Runout Analysis

Although I’ve found a surprising number of landslide-bloggers (my favourite is Dave’s), google searches on the DAN-W and DAN3D software packages seem to drop people here. I’m fairly regularly getting comments asking how to go about modeling particular landslides, or … Continue reading

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Automated Thesis

The target audience of my thesis is me, back when I first started this degree. It is the scientist with only limited geoscience exposure, and who is trying to figure out what’s important and what isn’t in landslide papers, and … Continue reading

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