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An assessment tool for seismic strengthening of heritage buildings
This research produced a multidisciplinary assessment tool to examine the effectiveness of seismic strengthening designs for heritage buildings. Fifteen one-on-one interviews of a range of experienced industry professionals ...
Building capability to teach humanitarian engineering: A reflection
(Southern Cross University, 2016-12-07)
Massey University has been running the first year engineering design project Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Design Challenge for five years. In this time a number of faculty and curriculum changes have been made to ensure ...
Transition to a low-carbon economy for New Zealand
(Royal Society of New Zealand, 2016-04)
2015 Estimated cost of establishing and producing hops in the Pacific Northwest
(Washington State University Extension, 2016)
The results presented in this publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of producing hops in the Pacific Northwest as of 2015, with a capital and machinery endowment suited to a 660-acre hop ...
A fish index of biotic integrity (IBI) for horizons regional council
(Horizons regional Council, 2016-06-01)
Supply curves for yields of dairy products from first-lactation Holstein Friesian, Jersey and Holstein Friesian-Jersey crossbred cows accounting for seasonality of milk composition and production
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production (INC), 2016)
The economic efficiency of a milk-processing system is influenced by seasonality of the milk supply, and changes to milk composition, influences the product potential of that milk. Lactation curves for milk yield and ...
Brief communication: Do different grazing strategies affect pre-weaning calf growth rates?
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016)
Rearing replacement heifer calves is a labour-intensive and expensive component of dairy systems (Drackley 2008). Large numbers of replacement heifers are not meeting target live weights in New Zealand (McNaughton & Lopdell ...
Life cycle environmental impacts of future dairy farming intensification scenarios: A comparison of intensified systems based on nitrogen fertiliser versus maize silage
(Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre, 2016)
This study compared multiple life cycle environmental impacts derived from two prospective farm intensification methods to support potential increased milk production in the Waikato region of New Zealand in 2025: (i) extra ...