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  • Recursos Naturales, Medio Ambiente y Biodiversidad: la Contribución, las Responsabilidades y las Demandas de América Latina 

    Girot Pignot, Pascal Oliver (2010)
    La naturaleza de América Latina ha sido tan pródiga que, a pesar de siglos de inserción al mercado mundial y de explotación intensiva de su base de recursos naturales, aún ostenta una extraordinaria diversidad biológica y ...
  • Snakebite Envenomingin Latin America and the Caribbean 

    Gutiérrez, José María (2014)
    Envenomings induced by snakebites constitute a serious public health problem in Latin America. This condition affects predominantly vulnerable rural populations and has a high impact in regions where the provision of health ...
  • Industrial Production and Quality Control of Snake Antivenoms 

    León Montero, Guillermo; Segura Ruiz, Álvaro; Gómez Argüello, Aarón; Hernández Bolaños, Andrés; Navarro Arias, Diego; Villalta Arrieta, Mauren; Vargas Arroyo, Mariángela; Herrera Vega, María; Gutiérrez, José María (2014)
    The production of snake antivenoms involves stages such as production of venom, immunization of animals to generate hyperimmune plasma, immunoglobulin purification, viral inactivation (or removal), and stabilization of the ...
  • Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses 

    Girot Pignot, Pascal Oliver; Ehrhart, Charles; Oglethorpe, Judy (2012)
    This paper is the result of extensive discussions led by adaptation professionals coming from different backgrounds and facilitated by the Ecosystem and Livelihoods Adaptation Network (ELAN).ii ELAN is an innovative alliance ...
  • Scaling up the use of tools for community-based adaptation: issues and challenges 

    Rossing, Tine; Otzelberger, Agnes; Girot Pignot, Pascal Oliver (2014)
    Over the years, donor agencies, international organisations and NGOs have issued an array of guidance documents and tools on climate change adaptation and its integration into development programming, covering a broad ...
  • Introducción a los grupos de macroinvertebrados acuáticos 

    Hanson Snortun, Paul; Springer Springer, Monika; Ramírez Ulate, Luis Alonso (2010)
    Cada ambiente requiere adaptaciones particulares y por lo tanto alberga distintos grupos de organismos. El agua dulce es un medio distinto del agua salada y de la tierra firme. Muy pocas especies son capaces de vivir en ...
  • La Psicología del desarrollo en Costa Rica: Alcances y perspectivas futuras 

    Tapia Valladares, Javier; Carmiol Barboza, Ana María; Rosabal Coto, Mariano (2012)
    La Psicología del desarrollo humano se interesa por estudiar y comprender los procesos normativos de cambio que acontecen a lo largo del ciclo vital. El artículo desarrolla un análisis de la historia de esta subdisciplina ...
  • El saber pedagógico en el profesor universitario valorado como excelente por sus estudiantes 

    Francis Salazar, Susan (2007)
    El presente informe de investigación corresponde a la tesis para optar al grado de Doctor en Educación que Dado que no se evidencia investigación acerca de la constitución de la esfera pedagógica por aquellos docentes ...
  • Aneurisma micótico en endocarditis infecciosa, reporte de un caso 

    Salas Segura, Donato A.; Velázquez Ramírez, Adriana; Jiménez Martínez, Carolina (2019)
    La endocarditis infecciosa afecta principalmente las válvulas cardiacas, produciendo una lesión primaria que se conoce como vegetación. El 50% de los pacientes con esta enfermedad, no poseen factores de riesgo asociados. ...
  • Usos, contexto regulatorio y ético de la talidomida en Costa Rica 

    Rivera Chavarría, Ana Leonor; Espinoza Aguirre, Azálea (2019)
    En las últimas décadas, el descubrimiento de las propiedades antinflamatorias, antiangiogénicas e inmunorreguladoras de la talidomida, ha propiciado su utilización como terapia alternativa o de segunda elección para ...
  • Draft Principles and Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-Based Approaches to Adaptation in Project and Policy Design: A Discussion Document. 

    Andrade Pérez, Angela; Córdoba Muñoz, María del Rocío; Dave, Radhika; Girot Pignot, Pascal Oliver; Herrera Fernández, Bernal; Munroe, Robert; Oglethorpe, Judy; Pramova, Emilia; Watson, James; Vergara, Walter (2011)
    Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) is part of overall adaptation, and takes into ...
  • Costa Rica 

    Springer Springer, Monika; Echeverría Sáenz, Silvia; Gutiérrez Fonseca, Pablo E. (2014)
    Costa Rica is a country with abundant and diverse freshwater ecosystems, which are influenced and characterized by different orographic precipitation regimes. This variety of habitats harbors great biological diversity, ...
  • Marine Insects 

    Springer Springer, Monika (2008)
    Although insects are one of the most diverse groups of organisms on earth, relatively few species are found associated with marine habitats. The majority of these marine species live in intertidal or coastal habitats and ...
  • Aquatic insect diversity of Costa Rica: state of knowledge 

    Springer Springer, Monika (2008)
    Costa Rica hosts an extraordinarily high biodiversity and is among the best studied neotropical countries. Insects represent the most diverse group of organisms, not only in terrestrial but also in aquatic, especially ...
  • Cloud Management Platform Selection: A Case Study in a University Setting 

    Cocozza Garro, Francisco José; López Herrera, Gustavo; Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Villalón Fonseca, Ricardo; Arroyo Mora, Rafael Francisco (2015-03-22)
    Cloud Computing has gained importance in recent years. There are many implementations' analyses and evaluations of Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) in the literature. Moreover, the context and characteristics differ ...
  • A Gesture-Based Interaction Approach for Manipulating Augmented Objects Using Leap Motion 

    López Herrera, Gustavo; Quesada Quirós, Luis; Guerrero Blanco, Luis Alberto (2015-11)
    Ambient Intelligence and Ubiquitous Computing are carrying the world to a reality where almost every object interacts with the environment, either via sensors or actuators, and users must learn how to interact with such ...
  • Troyoculus: An Augmented Reality System to Improve Reading Capabilities of Night-Blind People 

    Fernández Malavasi, Adrián; Fernández Barrantes, Paul; López Herrera, Gustavo; Calderón Campos, Marta Eunice; Guerrero Blanco, Luis Alberto (2015-11)
    Our goal in this project was to develop an augmented reality system, called Troyoculus, to help night-blind people improve their reading capabilities. We developed two prototypes, one based on Oculus Rift and other based ...
  • Factores que determinan el rendimiento académico en Matemáticas en la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (UNI), Nicaragua: un modelo de ecuaciones estructurales 

    Vargas Hernández, Marcia Mercedes; Montero Rojas, Eiliana (2016-12-26)
    El estudio examinó, por medio de un modelo de ecuaciones estructurales, posibles factores causales del rendimiento académico en cursos de Matemáticas de la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería de Nicaragua, en una muestra ...
  • Tecnologías de Información y gestión en empresas pecuarias estudio de caso: lechería 

    Mora Valverde, David (2015)
    Revista UTN Informa 17(71):6-13, “Las herramientas de la información y comunicación en la gestión de empresas dedicadas a la producción animal”. El lector pudo conocer varios ejemplos relacionados con la evolución en el ...
  • Polychaetes associated with decaying wood in Térraba mangrove, South Pacific, Costa Rica 

    Sibaja Cordero, Jeffrey Alejandro; Echeverría Sáenz, Silvia (2015)
    The present study shows spatial patterns in the faunal assemblage of decaying wood and sediments, with emphasis on the polychaetes. The survey was executed across a salinity gradient in a tropical mangrove estuary of Costa ...

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