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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., little recognition, however, was paid to intense social conflict surrounding wind farm location. By 2006, inadequate community engagement had emerged as the primary governance issue underpinning a host of issues that local communities faced with the prospect of hosting wind farms. Acknowledged by all...
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Published: 01 December 2010
Fig. 2 Landscape guardian narratives about wind farms. Source: Hindmarsh ( 2009 : 27) Fig. 2. Landscape guardian narratives about wind farms. Source: Hindmarsh (2009: 27) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the soil, water, wind, sunlight, landscape, crops, weeds, fertilizers, pesticides, farming tools, farming labors, farming techniques, and traditional social ties. Starting in the mid-1960s, Lin-Bian and Jia-Dong (林邊、佳冬), two rural towns in central Ping-Tung, successfully converted themselves into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... conflict with the production system managed by each farming household, which was characterized by multiple farming, crop rotation, and a circular economy. Realizing the deficiencies in extending the technology, Ensuikō Sugar began to reform its work from the mid-1910s so as to win the hearts of the farmers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... complexity of community engagement on a key environmental health issue in a specific locality, Hindmarsh looks critically at policy for community participation in the development of wind farms across the vast continent of Australia. Like other contributors to this issue, he challenges conventional science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... farming system. The yield, however, is modest, though reliable and considered “sufficient.” It is often a landrace and therefore well adapted to the soil and weather; the crop is rarely damaged by wind and hard rain (lodging) or by an early onset of drought. The responsiveness of Red Rice to inorganic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and technology. Examples include a study on nutrition-oriented agriculture projects in the global south ( Levin et al. 2003 ), siting waste facilities ( Wolsink 2004 ) and wind-farm development ( Ellis et al. 2007 ). Hall ( 2008 : 205) used Q-methodology techniques to ‘investigate the attitudes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Reassembled cars Technology Virtual collaborated network Unlicensed reassembled cars can be seen everywhere in Taiwan. In farming, transporting, and construction work, resembled cars are heavily relied on either by the public or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 2011 triggered an outcry in Taiwan for increasing the use of renewable energy in generation portfolio and the phase-out of existing nuclear power plants. In response, the Nationalist (Kuomintang/KMT) administration initiated the Millions of Rooftop PVs and Thousands of On/Off-Shore Wind Farms programs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... outside the homestead to find a place to relieve myself in the cold, in the dark, with the wind blowing, the snow or the rain falling on me, and the invisible dogs barking in the distance. Declining the food that I was offered was never a good option if I wished to keep good relations with family members...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
... moving in the wind without a child, a toy cat staring from the middle of the road, smashed cars and motorbikes, medium high-rise buildings, and then the camera pans up toward the sky and the bell tones fade into electronic static. This is a sequence that was built as miniatures. Nothing of what we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the framework set by Bjerknes and Deppermann, he provides his explanation of the tropical climate, including its seasonal winds and squalls, its characteristics of rainfall and fog, and other meteorological phenomena. In sum, Ogasawara utilized the most advanced framework available and interpreted it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... ). GIS technologies were also invaluable tools for integrating multiple data sets and visually depicting divergent yet interrelated patterns ( Duncan 2006 ). GIS helped co-production in visually incorporating locally relevant data (topography, residential location, wind flow etc.) within the exposure...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, precipitation, direction and force of wind and the amount, kind and direction of clouds” ( Smith 1891: 50 ). This was transmitted with code words—“not for secrecy, but to save expense and time”—so that a typical telegram conveying a mixture of numerical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... central heating and the radiator as well as the electric blanket for thermo-regulating the body and rooms in today's farming houses. 33 This transformation encompassed several major shifts: (a) a shift in thermo-regulating the body, from warming up the body to heating the room in which the body dwells...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... cautious about doing outdoor activities when the pollution is at its worst. However, no one seems to be responsible for the air pollution. While the government points the finger to the mobile source (e.g., motor vehicle) or lack of wind to disperse atmospheric pollutants, local environmental activists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in 1898 on a batch of Hévéa seeds received from the Raoul shipment. Although these experiments continued until 1975, practically speaking, data gathered under the experimental conditions of sandy coastal soils with frequent exposure to high winds, which bent growing trees, yielded few insights into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...:20a). He then quoted the advice of Fiscal Commissioner Wang Chunchen 王純臣 (fl. 1050s–1060s) to elaborate on his notion of managing fields: “Polder dikes should be built, and they should be interconnected in order to [protect the fields from] the wind and waves. Then there will be no flood damage. If...