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An analysis of Texas rainfall data and asymptotic properties of space-time covariance estimators
This dissertation includes two parts. Part 1 develops a geostatistical method to calibrate Texas NexRad rainfall estimates using rain gauge measurements. Part 2 explores the asymptotic joint distribution of sample space-time ...
Capillary Pressure in Nanopores: Deviation from Young-Laplace Equation
Recent studies on multi-phase fluids in nanoscale capillaries indicated that the capillary wall-fluid interactions could play a dominant role on the co-existence of the phases, which caused the fundamental properties of ...
Stratification Limited Vertical Ventilation: Effects of Water-column Stabilities on the Formation of Hypoxia on the Texas-Louisiana Shelf
I examine the vertical structure of water-column stability and its relationship to near-bottom dissolved oxygen (DO) concentration in the hypoxic zone of the Texas-Louisiana Shelf using observations collected between year ...
Essays in Operations Management: Applications in Health Care and the Operations-Finance Interface
I present three essays pertaining to the management of supply chain risks in this dissertation. The first essay and the second essay analyze supply chain risks from a financial perspective, while the third essay analyzes ...