California method

California method

[¦kal·ə¦fȯr·nyə ′meth·əd]
(hydrology)
A form of frequency analysis which employs the return period, a parameter that measures the average time period between the occurrence of a quantity in hydrology and that of an equal or greater quantity, as the plotting position.
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Olives produced using the California method are packed in cans or glass jars with a salt brine or acidic solution.
The California method produces table olives with the lowest levels of phenolic compounds, the mildest flavor, and the lowest consumer perception of bitterness when compared to other styles of olive [16].
Greek fermentation methods produce 0.9-1.9 [m.sup.3]/tons of olive wastewater, Spanish methods 3.9-7.5 [m.sup.3]/tons [43], and California methods ~8.0 [m.sup.3]/tons olive of wastewater, 2.0 [m.sup.3]/ton olive of which becomes the lye wastewater fraction [78].
He was particularly critical of the California Method, the mass-production technique pioneered in Southern California during the postwar housing boom that allowed developers to fabricate an unprecedented number of housing units at low costs and high speeds, alienating both architect and owner from their traditional relationship to the house.
In a fitting move for his Rialto site, Zago has attempted to reinvent the California Method, replacing traditional stud construction with a system of prefabricated panels, which offer more flexibility at a lower cost but are equally easy to assemble.
On the other hand, lo reinvent, rather than critique, as he seeks to do with the California Method, seems to he a uniquely architectural capability.
The California method can be used for oil spills that are small enough not to have NRD values in excess of $50,000 total.
Finally, damages estimated by the California method will increase with the duration and extent of the injury to natural resources.
The California method seems to score somewhat better on this point, because it accounts explicitly for the duration of the injury, and the underlying reduced-form analysis incorporates variation in duration in a manner that discounts streams of benefits over time appropriately.
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