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See detailLa mondialisation multiple des musiques populaires
Pirenne, Christophe ULg

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See detailMonetary Policy
Artige, Lionel ULg

Learning material (2014)

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See detailMoney giveth, money taketh away: The dual effect of wealth on happiness
Quoidbach, Jordi ULg; Dunn, Elisabeth W; Petrides, K. V. et al

in Psychological Science (2010), 21

The present study provides the first evidence that money impairs people’s ability to savor everyday positive emotions and experiences. In a sample of working adults, wealthier individuals reported lower ... [more ▼]

The present study provides the first evidence that money impairs people’s ability to savor everyday positive emotions and experiences. In a sample of working adults, wealthier individuals reported lower savoring ability. Moreover, the negative impact of wealth on savoring undermined the positive effects of money on happiness. Supporting the causal influence of money on savoring, experimentally exposing participants to a reminder of wealth produced the same deleterious effect on savoring as did actual individual differences in wealth. Finally, moving beyond self-report, participants exposed to a reminder of wealth spent less time savoring a piece of chocolate and exhibited reduced enjoyment of it. The present research supplies evidence for the previously untested notion that having access to the best things in life may actually undercut the ability to reap enjoyment from life’s small pleasures. [less ▲]

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See detailMonique Quintard / Manu Bonmariage / Mweze Ngangura / Claude Haïm / Marie-Hélène Massin / Basile Sallustio / Miel Van Hoogenbemt
Van Cauwenberge, Geneviève ULg

in Aubenas, Jacqueline (Ed.) Dic Doc. Le dictionnaire du documentaire (1999)

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See detailMonitorage de la ventilation assistée
Duranteau, R.; Brichant, Jean-François ULg

in La ventilation artificielle (1987)

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See detailMonitorage des fractions inspirées et alvéolaires
Duranteau, R.; Brichant, Jean-François ULg

in Anesthésie par inhalation (1987)

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See detailMonitoring a shallow geothermal experiment in a sandy aquifer using electrical resistivity tomography: a feasibility study
Hermans, Thomas ULg; Vandenbohede, Alexander; Nguyen, Frédéric ULg et al

Poster (2010, May 06)

Geothermal resources, especially groundwater resources, are increasingly used around the world. It is therefore necessary to improve the characterisation of thermal parameters of the aquifers. This is ... [more ▼]

Geothermal resources, especially groundwater resources, are increasingly used around the world. It is therefore necessary to improve the characterisation of thermal parameters of the aquifers. This is done mostly with thermal response tests. In this work, we monitored with electrical resistivity tomography a geothermal test on the campus of Ghent University (Belgium). We injected warm water (45°C) into a sandy aquifer where the groundwater has a temperature of 10°C at a rate of 100 liter/hour during three days. Laboratory measurements indicated that we could expect at most a change of 2%/°C of the water electrical conductivity. The time-lapse series of electrical images show clearly the thermal plume corresponding to the injected water with a maximum change of minus 20% after 72 hours of injection. A comparison with a geothermal model shows that the anomaly is well detected but also distorded due to the inversion regularization (smoothness constraint). ERT enabled to follow the evolution of the injected heated water with more spatial coverage that traditionnal techniques. ERT is thus an interesting tool to monitor the exploitation of geothermal resources. In the future, it will be necessary to improve the inversion process to use quantitavely such results in a calibration process. [less ▲]

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See detailMonitoring an odour in the environment with an electronic nose : requirements for the signal processing
Romain, Anne-Claude ULg; Delva, Julien ULg; Nicolas, Jacques ULg

Conference (2007, January)

Artificial olfaction system (the so-called electronic nose) is a very promising tool to monitor the malodour in the field. Usual measurement techniques of odour use human olfaction or conventional ... [more ▼]

Artificial olfaction system (the so-called electronic nose) is a very promising tool to monitor the malodour in the field. Usual measurement techniques of odour use human olfaction or conventional analytical techniques. The first category represents the real odour perception but is not applicable to measure continuously bad odours in the field. The second class of techniques gives the mixture composition but not the global information representative of the odour perception. The e-nose has the potentialities to combine "the odour perception" and the "monitoring in the field". However to be able to reach that goal, the signal processing has to be adapted to work in complex environment. The research group in Arlon has more than ten years experience in the measure of environmental malodours in the field. The paper presents the minimal requirements that the group considers as essential for artificial olfaction system to become successful for this application. [less ▲]

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See detailMonitoring an Odour in the Environment with an Electronic Nose: Requirements for the Signal Processing
Romain, Anne-Claude ULg; Nicolas, Jacques ULg

in Gutierrez, Agustin; Marco, S. (Eds.) Biologically Inspired Signal Processing for Chemical Sensing (2009)

Artificial olfaction system (the so-called electronic nose) is a very promising tool to monitor the malodour in the field. Usual odour measurement techniques use human olfaction or analytical techniques ... [more ▼]

Artificial olfaction system (the so-called electronic nose) is a very promising tool to monitor the malodour in the field. Usual odour measurement techniques use human olfaction or analytical techniques. The first category represents the real odour perception but is not applicable to measure in continuous bad odours in the field. The second class of techniques gives the composition of the mixture but not the global information representative of the odour perception. The e-nose has the potentialities to combine “the odour perception” and the “monitoring in the field”. However to be able to reach this goal, the signal processing has to be adapted to work in complex environment. We have more than teen years experiments in the measure of environmental malodours in the field and the paper presents the minimal requirements that we consider essential for artificial olfaction system to become successful for this application. [less ▲]

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See detailMonitoring and mapping landslide displacements: a combined DGPS-stereophotogrammetric approach for detailed short- and long-term rate estimates
Demoulin, Alain ULg

in Terra Nova (2006), 18(4), 290-298

Although desirable for a reliable hazard assessment, rate estimates of landslide motion rarely combine a good time resolution and a sufficiently long time of observation. Here, both angles are tackled for ... [more ▼]

Although desirable for a reliable hazard assessment, rate estimates of landslide motion rarely combine a good time resolution and a sufficiently long time of observation. Here, both angles are tackled for the Manaihan landslide (East Belgium), dramatically reactivated in September 1998. I monitored the landslide displacements by repeated Global Positioning System (GPS) surveys from 1999 to 2005. Two digital elevation models were also produced, one of the landslide topography in 1999 by GPS and a second by stereophotogrammetry from aerial photographs of 1953. Subtracting one model from the other, I mapped the height changes within the landslide over the 1953-1999 period. All measurements consistently showed that, beyond the sudden similar to 1.5 m slip of September 1998, the landslide moved at a mean rate of c. 20 cm yr(-1) since 1980. Most displacements occurred around the winter's end, when long-lasting precipitation combined with minimal evaporation and occasional intense daily rainfall. The motions are spatially determined by seepage from a broken sewage pipe inducing local high pore pressures. [less ▲]

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See detailMonitoring and Measuring the biomass of the floating macrophytes by numerical image processing: Case duckweeds (Lemna minor) in Waste Stablisation Ponds
Tangou Tabou, Thierry ULg; Musibono Eyul"Anki, Dieudonné; Vasel, Jean-Luc ULg

Poster (2011, August)

In hot countries temperature conditions allow the use of various WSP technologies, including floating macrophytes. We studied duckweeds and they have been used for industrial or domestic waste water ... [more ▼]

In hot countries temperature conditions allow the use of various WSP technologies, including floating macrophytes. We studied duckweeds and they have been used for industrial or domestic waste water treatment. However, the vegetable carpet formed on the water surface must be managed in order to maintain a good efficiency. The duckweeds must be harvested regularly. Otherwise when the biomass is getting too large there is some overlap, mortality increases, and dead cells sink and degrade at the bottom creating a new pollution. In addition, a hazardous harvest of the lenses can involve the reduction in the capacity of purification and also support the development of algae. We tried to monitor the biomass and the environmental parameters of the system (luminosity, temperature, pH, nitrogen, phosphorus, alkalinity, COD…) as well. Indeed, the duckweed biomass measurements were carried out by many researchers (Köner and Vermaat, 1998; Caicédo et al., 2000; Rhamani and Sternberg, 1999; Edwards et al., 1992;…) according mainly to two methods, : the measurement of fresh or dry weight. It appears that these two methods present disadvantages especially for rather long experiments. If the last one is more reliable but destructive, the first on the other hand is less destructive but less accurate and not very reproducible. In the present work, we considered numerical image processing by adapted soft wares, namely: ACDsee® and Image Pro-Plus®. The purpose of this study is thus to establish the surface-biomass relationship for a possible comparison of the resulting biomasses by image and weighing [less ▲]

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See detailMonitoring batch lipase catalyzed interesterification of palm oil and fractions by differential scanning calorimetry
Danthine, Sabine ULg; DeClercq, Nathalie; Dewettinck, Koen et al

in Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (2014)

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See detailMonitoring biologique des greffes de cellules souches hématopoïétiques
GOTHOT, André ULg

in Focus Diagnostica (2001), 9

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See detailA Monitoring Campaign for Luhman 16AB. I. Detection of Resolved Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Variability
Burgasser, A. J.; Gillon, Michaël ULg; Faherty, J. K. et al

in Astrophysical Journal (2014), 785

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See detailMonitoring certain endocrine parameters for predicting stillbirth in dairy cows
Szenci, Otto; Bajcsy, A Cs; Brydl, E. et al

in Proceedings: XVII International congress of mediterranean federation of health and production of ruminants (2009)

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See detailMonitoring color alteration of ornamental flagstones using digital image analysis.
Lebrun, Vincent; Toussaint, Caroline; Pirard, Eric ULg

in Prykryl, R. (Ed.) Dimension Stone (2004)

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