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Blind Geothermal System Exploration in Active Volcanic Environments;  

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System Exploration in Active Volcanic Environments; System Exploration in Active Volcanic Environments; Multi-phase Geophysical and Geochemical Surveys in Overt and Subtle Volcanic Systems, Hawaii and Maui Geothermal Project Jump to: navigation, search Last modified on July 22, 2011. Project Title Blind Geothermal System Exploration in Active Volcanic Environments; Multi-phase Geophysical and Geochemical Surveys in Overt and Subtle Volcanic Systems, Hawai'i and Maui Project Type / Topic 1 Recovery Act: Geothermal Technologies Program Project Type / Topic 2 Validation of Innovative Exploration Technologies Project Description The project will perform a suite of stepped geophysical and geochemical surveys and syntheses at both a known, active volcanic system at Puna, Hawai'i and a blind geothermal system in Maui, Hawai'i. Established geophysical and geochemical techniques for geothermal exploration including gravity, major cations/anions and gas analysis will be combined with atypical implementations of additional geophysics (aeromagnetics) and geochemistry (CO2 flux, 14C measurements, helium isotopes and imaging spectroscopy). Importantly, the combination of detailed CO2 flux, 14C measurements and helium isotopes will provide the ability to directly map geothermal fluid upflow as expressed at the surface. Advantageously, the similar though active volcanic and hydrothermal systems on the east flanks of Kilauea have historically been the subject of both proposed geophysical surveys and some geochemistry; the Puna Geothermal Field (Puna) (operated by Puna Geothermal Venture [PGV], an Ormat subsidiary) will be used as a standard by which to compare both geophysical and geochemical results.

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Overview Of Electromagnetic Methods Applied In Active Volcanic Areas Of  

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Of Electromagnetic Methods Applied In Active Volcanic Areas Of Of Electromagnetic Methods Applied In Active Volcanic Areas Of Western United States Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Overview Of Electromagnetic Methods Applied In Active Volcanic Areas Of Western United States Details Activities (7) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: A better understanding of active volcanic areas in the United States through electromagnetic geophysical studies received foundation from the many surveys done for geothermal exploration in the 1970's. Investigations by governmental, industrial, and academic agencies include (but are not limited to) mapping of the Cascades. Long Valley/Mono area, the Jemez volcanic field, Yellowstone Park, and an area in Colorado. For one example - Mt. Konocti in the Mayacamas Mountains, California - gravity,

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A Volcanologist'S Review Of Atmospheric Hazards Of Volcanic Activity- Fuego  

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Volcanologist'S Review Of Atmospheric Hazards Of Volcanic Activity- Fuego Volcanologist'S Review Of Atmospheric Hazards Of Volcanic Activity- Fuego And Mount St Helens Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Volcanologist'S Review Of Atmospheric Hazards Of Volcanic Activity- Fuego And Mount St Helens Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The large amount of scientific data collected on the Mount St. Helens eruption has resulted in significant changes in thinking about the atmospheric hazards caused by explosive volcanic activity. The hazard posed by fine silicate ash with long residence time in the atmosphere is probably much less serious than previously thought. The Mount St. Helens eruption released much fine ash in the upper atmosphere. These silicates were removed very rapidly due to a process of particle aggregation (Sorem, 1982;

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E-Print Network 3.0 - active volcanic features Sample Search...  

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enormous Jurassic--Cretaceous volcanic activity, CretaceousJurassicPermian andesite Permian metasediment... of Mesozoic volcanic rocks in the Songliao basin, NE China PU-JUN...

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Geologic evolution of the Jemez Mountains and their potential for future volcanic activity  

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Geophysical and geochemical data and the geologic history of the Rio Grande rift and the vicinity of the Jemez Mountains are summarized to determine the probability of future volcanic activity in the Los Alamos, New Mexico area. The apparent cyclic nature of volcanism in the Jemez Mountains may be related to intermittent thermal inputs into the volcanic system beneath the region. The Jemez lineament, an alignment of late Cenozoic volcanic centers that crosses the rift near Los Alamos, has played an important role in the volcanic evolution of the Jemez Mountains. Geophysical data suggest that there is no active shallow magma body beneath the Valles caldera, though magma probably exists at about 15 km beneath this portion of the rift. The rate of volcanism in the Jemez Mountains during the last 10 million years has been 5 x 10/sup -9//km/sup 2//y. Lava or ash flows overriding Laboratory radioactive waste disposal sites would have little potential to release radionuclides to the environment. The probability of a new volcano intruding close enough to a radioactive waste disposal site to effect radionuclide release is 2 x 10/sup -7//y.

Burton, B.W.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thyroid cancer incidence in relation to volcanic activity  

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Environmental or genetic factors are sought to explain the high incidence of thyroid cancer in Iceland. At present, it is impossible to cite any environmental factor, particularly one related to the volcanic activity in the country, which could explain the high incidence of thyroid cancer in Iceland. However, the thyroid gland in Icelanders is very small due to the high intake of iodine from seafood. It is, therefore, easier for physicians to find thyroid tumors. Furthermore, genetic factors are very likely to be of great importance in the small, isolated island of Iceland.

Arnbjoernsson, E.A.; Arnbjoernsson, A.O.; Olafsson, A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Active System For Monitoring Volcanic Activity- A Case Study Of The  

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System For Monitoring Volcanic Activity- A Case Study Of The System For Monitoring Volcanic Activity- A Case Study Of The Izu-Oshima Volcano, Central Japan Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Active System For Monitoring Volcanic Activity- A Case Study Of The Izu-Oshima Volcano, Central Japan Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: A system is proposed for the monitoring of changes in the underground structure of an active volcano over time by applying a transient electromagnetic method. The monitoring system is named ACTIVE, which stands for Array of Controlled Transient-electromagnetics for Imaging Volcano Edifice. The system consists of a transmitter dipole used to generate a controlled transient electromagnetic (EM) field and an array of receivers used to measure the vertical component of the transient magnetic

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Characterization of Io's volcanic activity by infrared polarimetry  

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The thermal emission from Io's volcanic hot spots is linearly polarized.Infrared measurements at 4.76 micrometers show disk-integrated polarization as large as 1.6 percent. The degree and position angle of linear polarization vary with Io's rotation in a manner characteristic of emission from a small number of hot spots. A model incorporating three hot spots best fits the data. The largest of these hot spots lies to the northeast of Loki Patera, as mapped from Voyager, and the other spot on the trailing hemisphere is near Ra Patera. The hot spot on the leading hemisphere corresponds to no named feature on the Voyager maps. The value determined for the index of refraction of the emitting surface is a lower bound; it is similar to that of terrestrial basalts and is somewhat less than that of sulfur. 25 references.

Goguen, J.D.; Sinton, W.M.

1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Active vibration control in a microgravity environment  

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ACTIVE VIBRATION COiVTROL IN A MICROGRAVITY ENVIRONMENT A Thesis MYOUNG SOO PARK Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A@M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1987 Maior... Subject: Mechanical Engineering ACTIVE VIBRATION CONTROL IN A MICROGRAVITY ENVIRONMENT A Thesis by MYOUNG SOO PARK Approved as to style and content by: Dr. C. H. Gerhold (Chairman of Coxnmit tee) Dr. T ozi (Member) Dr. Y. XVe sman (Member) Dr...

Park, Myoung Soo

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Sun in Time: Activity and Environment  

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(abridged) The Sun's magnetic activity has steadily declined during its main-sequence life. While the solar photospheric luminosity was about 30% lower 4.6 Gyr ago when the Sun arrived on the main sequence compared to present-day levels, its faster rotation generated enhanced magnetic activity; magnetic heating processes in the chromosphere, the transition region, and the corona induced ultraviolet, extreme-ultraviolet, and X-ray emission about 10, 100, and 1000 times, respectively, the present-day levels, as inferred from young solar-analog stars. Also, the production rate of accelerated, high-energy particles was orders of magnitude higher than in present-day solar flares, and a much stronger wind escaped from the Sun, permeating the entire solar system. The consequences of the enhanced radiation and particle fluxes from the young Sun were potentially severe for the evolution of solar-system planets and moons. Interactions of high-energy radiation and the solar wind with upper planetary atmospheres may have led to the escape of important amounts of atmospheric constituents. The present dry atmosphere of Venus and the thin atmosphere of Mars may be a product of early irradiation and heating by solar high-energy radiation. High levels of magnetic activity are also inferred for the pre-main sequence Sun. At those stages, interactions of high-energy radiation and particles with the circumsolar disk in which planets eventually formed were important. Traces left in meteorites by energetic particles and anomalous isotopic abundance ratios in meteoritic inclusions may provide evidence for a highly active pre-main sequence Sun. The present article reviews these various issues related to the magnetic activity of the young Sun and the consequent interactions with its environment.

M. Guedel

2007-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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The Sun in Time: Activity and Environment Manuel Gudel  

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The Sun in Time: Activity and Environment Manuel G¨udel Paul Scherrer Institute, W://www.astro.phys.ethz.ch/staff/guedel/guedel.html Abstract The Sun's magnetic activity has steadily declined during its main-sequence life. While the solar photospheric luminosity was about 30% lower 4.6 Gyr ago when the Sun arrived on the main sequence compared

Guedel, Manuel

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An energy appraisal of volcanic and hydrothermal phenomena (on the example of Kamchatka)  

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Such areas of active volcanicity may be regarded as positive geothermic anomalies on a planetary scale. This conclusion ... magmatism (volcanism), metamorphism and other « energy capacious » processes in various ...

B. G. Polak

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - altered volcanic ash Sample Search Results  

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Summary: when hot ash flows enter the sea. Volcanic activity was practically absent on Gran Canaria between 9... expected the Slump scarp Subaerial volcanics Sealevel Distal...

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Heat-activated Plasmonic Chemical Sensors for Harsh Environments  

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cnse.albany.edu cnse.albany.edu Heat-activated Plasmonic Chemical Sensors for Harsh Environments Dr. Michael A. Carpenter College of NanoScale Science and Engineering Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center University at Albany - SUNY Dr. Sang-Hyun Oh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 6/11/13 ! Oh group, University of Minnesota Carpenter Group, CNSE cnse.albany.edu Harsh Environment Chemical Sensors Nanocomposite Materials * Optical analysis of Au SPR bands * YSZ, TiO 2 , CeO 2 matrix materials * 500-800°C operating environment * SOFC, Jet engines, turbines * CO, H 2 , NO x , R x S Goals of Research are Two-Fold 1. Develop prototype nanorod materials for use in next generation sensing devices

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Role of the zeolitic environment in catalytic activation of methanol  

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One of the most significant industrial applications of zeolites exploits the ability of the microporous aluminosilicate environment to catalyze the methanol to gasoline (MTG) process. The industrial process proceeds at elevated temperatures ({approximately} 700 K) and methanol pressures which correspond to a loading of {approximately} 5--6 methanol molecules per acidic hydroxyl group, which is believed to be the active site. The authors present an extensive study of the initial stages of the methanol to gasoline conversion in the framework of the ab initio molecular dynamics approach. They investigate the effect of different zeolite environments, methanol loading, and temperature and show that, for understanding the initial adsorption and activation of the adsorbed species, all three factors need to be considered simultaneously. The results allow them to develop a simple model for the activation of the methanol molecule, which elucidates the role of both the zeolite framework and the methanol solvent. The zeolite framework plays an active role in methanol protonation. The solvent significantly softens the C-O bond of the methoxonium, rendering it very anharmonic. High mobility of the methoxonium cation, promoted by some zeolite frameworks, prevents it from forming hydrogen bonds with the active sites and the solvent leading to the activation of the methoxonium species. This picture is shown to be consistent with the experimental infrared spectra.

Stich, I. [Angstrom Technology Partnership, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan)] [Angstrom Technology Partnership, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan); [Slovak Technical Univ., Bratislava (Slovakia); Gale, J.D. [Imperial Coll. of Science, Technology and Medicine, London (United Kingdom). Dept. of Chemistry] [Imperial Coll. of Science, Technology and Medicine, London (United Kingdom). Dept. of Chemistry; Terakura, K. [National Inst. for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Higashi, Ibaraki (Japan)] [National Inst. for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Higashi, Ibaraki (Japan); [Japan Science and Technology Corp., Kawaguchi, Saitama (Japan); Payne, M.C. [Cavendish Lab., Cambridge (United Kingdom)] [Cavendish Lab., Cambridge (United Kingdom)

1999-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Blind Geothermal System Exploration in Active Volcanic Environments; Multi-phase Geophysical and Geochemical Surveys in Overt & Subtle Volcanic Systems, Hawaii & Maui  

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DOE Geothermal Technologies Peer Review 2010 - Presentation. Project Objective: To use a combination of traditional geophysical and geochemical tools with exploration suites not typically used in geothermal exploration.

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Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy In The Jemez Volcanic Field, New Mexico |  

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Rock Geothermal Energy In The Jemez Volcanic Field, New Mexico Rock Geothermal Energy In The Jemez Volcanic Field, New Mexico Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy In The Jemez Volcanic Field, New Mexico Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Large, young calderas possess immense geothermal potential due to the size of shallow magma bodies that underlie them. Through the example of the Valles and Toledo calderas, New Mexico, and older, more deeply eroded and exposed calderas, it is possible to reconstruct a general view of geothermal environments associated with such magmatic systems. Although a zone of anomalous heat flow extends well beyond caldera margins, high- to moderate-temperature hydrothermal systems appear to be restricted to zones

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Mercury Vapor At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Varekamp...  

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Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Mercury Vapor At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Varekamp & Buseck, 1983) Exploration...

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Temporal Relations of Volcanism and Hydrothermal Systems in Two...  

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with current hot-spring activity and the youngest pulses of volcanism. > Oxygen-isotope data from illitesmectite clays in the Cochiti district are zonally distributed and...

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Data Acquisition-Manipulation At Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal  

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Volcanic National Park Geothermal Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area (1982) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Data Acquisition-Manipulation At Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area (1982) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Exploration Technique Data Acquisition-Manipulation Activity Date 1982 Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Exploration Basis Develop parameters to identify geothermal region Notes Statistical methods are outlined to separate spatially, temporally, and magnitude-dependent portions of both the random and non-random components of the seismicity. The methodology employed compares the seismicity distributions with a generalized Poisson distribution. Temporally related

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activity policy environments Sample Search...  

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results for: activity policy environments Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 University of Saskatchewan Policy on Development, Approval and Administration of University Policies Summary:...

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Modeling volcanic ash dispersal  

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Explosive volcanic eruptions inject into the atmosphere large amounts of volcanic material (ash, blocks and lapilli). Blocks and larger lapilli follow ballistic and non-ballistic trajectories and fall rapidly close to the volcano. In contrast, very fine ashes can remain entrapped in the atmosphere for months to years, and may affect the global climate in the case of large eruptions. Particles having sizes between these two end-members remain airborne from hours to days and can cover wide areas downwind. Such volcanic fallout entails a serious threat to aircraft safety and can create many undesirable effects to the communities located around the volcano. The assessment of volcanic fallout hazard is an important scientific, economic, and political issue, especially in densely populated areas. From a scientific point of view, considerable progress has been made during the last two decades through the use of increasingly powerful computational models and capabilities. Nowadays, models are used to quantify hazard scenarios and/or to give short-term forecasts during emergency situations. This talk will be focused on the main aspects related to modeling volcanic ash dispersal and fallout with application to the well known problem created by the Eyjafjöll volcano in Iceland. Moreover, a short description of the main volcanic monitoring techniques is presented.

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2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Basaltic volcanic episodes of the Yucca Mountain region  

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The purpose of this paper is to summarize briefly the distribution and geologic characteristics of basaltic volcanism in the Yucca Mountain region during the last 10--12 Ma. This interval largely postdates the major period of silicic volcanism and coincides with and postdates the timing of major extensional faulting in the region. Field and geochronologic data for the basaltic rocks define two distinct episodes. The patterns in the volume and spatial distribution of these basaltic volcanic episodes in the central and southern part of the SNVF are used as a basis for forecasting potential future volcanic activity in vicinity of Yucca Mountain. 33 refs., 2 figs.

Crowe, B.M.

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equipment Availability in the Home and School Environment: Its Relationship on Physical Activity in Children  

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activity behavior of children; availability of equipment is one of these factors. The overall purpose of this dissertation was to examine availability of equipment as an environmental influence on a child’s physical activity behavior. The two environments...

Montandon, Kristi

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Literature Review At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Morgan,  

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Morgan, Morgan, Et Al., 2003) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geothermal Literature Review At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Morgan, Et Al., 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Geothermal Literature Review Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown References Paul Morgan, Wendell Duffield, John Sass, Tracey Felger (2003) Searching For An Electrical-Grade Geothermal Resource In Northern Arizona To Help Geopower The West Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geothermal_Literature_Review_At_San_Francisco_Volcanic_Field_Area_(Morgan,_Et_Al.,_2003)&oldid=510822" Category: Exploration Activities What links here

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The Cretaceous Okhotsk–Chukotka Volcanic Belt (NE Russia): Geology, geochronology, magma output rates, and implications on the genesis of silicic \\{LIPs\\}  

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The Cretaceous Okhotsk–Chukotka volcanic belt (OCVB) is a prominent subduction-related magmatic province, having the remarkably high proportion of silicic rocks (ca. 53% of the present-day crop area, and presumably over 70% of the total volcanic volume). Its estimated total extrusive volume ranges between 5.5 × 105 km3 (the most conservative estimate) and over 106 km3. This article presents a brief outline of the geology of OCVB, yet poorly described in international scientific literature, and results of a geochronological study on the northern part of the volcanic belt. On the base of new and published U–Pb and 40Ar/39Ar age determinations, a new chronological model is proposed. Our study indicates that the activity of the volcanic belt was highly discontinuous and comprised at least five main episodes at 106–98 Ma, 94–91 Ma, 89–87 Ma, 85.5–84 Ma, and 82–79 Ma. The new data allow a semi-quantitative estimate of the volcanic output rate for the observed part of the OCVB (area and volume approximately 105 km2 and 2.5 × 105 km3, respectively). The average extrusion rate for the entire lifetime of the volcanic belt ranges between 1.6 and 3.6 × 10? 5 km3yr? 1 km? 1, depending on the assumed average thickness of the volcanic pile; the optimal value is 2.6 × 10? 5 km3yr? 1 km? 1. Despite imprecise, such estimates infer the time-averaged volcanic productivity of the OCVB is similar to that of silicic \\{LIPs\\} and most active recent subduction-related volcanic areas of the Earth. However, the most extensive volcanic flare-ups at 89–87 and 85.5-84 Ma had higher rates of over 9.0 × 10? 5 km3yr? 1 km? 1. The main volumetric, temporal and compositional parameters of the OCVB are similar to those of silicic LIPs. This gives ground for discussion about the geodynamic setting of the latters, because the widely accepted definition of a LIP implies a strictly intraplate environment. Considering the genesis of the OCVB and other large provinces of silicic volcanism, we propose that residual thermal energy preserved in the continental crust after a previous major magmatic event may have been one of major reasons for high proportion of felsic rocks in a volcanic pile. In this scenario, underplating of mantle-derived basalts causes fast and extensive melting of still hot continental crust and generation of voluminous silicic magmas.

P.L. Tikhomirov; E.A. Kalinina; T. Moriguti; A. Makishima; K. Kobayashi; I.Yu. Cherepanova; E. Nakamura

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment  

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Environment Environment Environment LANL's mission is to develop and apply science and technology to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; reduce global threats; and solve other emerging national security and energy challenges. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505) 667-5061 LANL has a strategy to clean up the past, control current operations, and move toward a sustainable future in which waste is minimized and other effects on the environment are reduced or eliminated. We work safely, securely, ethically, and in a manner that protects the environment We understand that the health and viability of the Laboratory depend in part on a record of environmental performance, building confidence of the public and our regulators. To gain the right to do what we do, we must work

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Multiple Ruptures For Long Valley Microearthquakes- A Link To Volcanic  

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Multiple Ruptures For Long Valley Microearthquakes- A Link To Volcanic Multiple Ruptures For Long Valley Microearthquakes- A Link To Volcanic Tremor(Question) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Multiple Ruptures For Long Valley Microearthquakes- A Link To Volcanic Tremor(Question) Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Despite several episodes of ground deformation and intense seismic activity starting in 1978, the Long Valley, California, volcanic area has not produced clearly recognized volcanic tremor. Instead, a variety of atypical microearthquakes have been recorded during these episodes, including events dominated by low-frequency (long-period) or mixed high and low-frequency (hybrid) signals. During a 1997 episode, a number of unusual microearthquakes occurred within a temporary 40-station

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Jordan Creek Quadrangle Volcanics Ecoregion  

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Jordan Creek Quadrangle Volcanics Ecoregion 10m30m 0-3 3-6 6-20 20-40 40-65 65-110 >110 No Data Percent Slope Jordan Creek Quadrangle Volcanics Ecoregion Coastal Lowlands Ecoregion Volcanics Ecoregion VINEMAPLE GREENLEAF GLENBROOK KELLY BUTTE PITTSBURGH TOLEDO NORTH JORDAN CREEK SUNSET SPRING WARNICKE CREEK

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Environment  

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...CLIMATE C 24 ( 1979 ). BOLIN, B.B., GLOBAL CARBON CYCLE 3 ( 1979...CHEM ENV NEWS 0406 ( 1976 ). FISCHHOFF, B, HANDLING HAZARDS, ENVIRONMENT...1978 ). LOWRANCE, W.W., ACCEPTABLE RISK ( 1976 ). MARSH, G.P., EARTH...

Gilbert F. White

1980-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

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A Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures  

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Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Based On The Restoration Modeling Of Gravity Anomaly- A Case Study Of The Hohi Volcanic Zone, Central Kyushu, Japan Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Based On The Restoration Modeling Of Gravity Anomaly- A Case Study Of The Hohi Volcanic Zone, Central Kyushu, Japan Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: In this study, we propose a numerical modeling technique which restores the gravity anomaly of tectonic origin and identifies the gravity low of caldera origin. The identification is performed just by comparing the restored gravity anomalies with the observed gravity anomalies, thus we

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone  

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone National Park Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone National Park Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: High-resolution aeromagnetic data acquired over Yellowstone National Park (YNP) show contrasting patterns reflecting differences in rock composition, types and degree of alteration, and crustal structures that mirror the variable geology of the Yellowstone Plateau. The older, Eocene, Absaroka Volcanic Supergroup, a series of mostly altered, andesitic volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks partially exposed in mountains on the eastern margin of YNP, produces high-amplitude, positive magnetic

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Environment  

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Environment Environment Environment Photo Gallery A repository for images showing environmental cleanup and protection efforts around the Lab. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Photos arranged by most recent first, horizontal formats before vertical. See Flickr for more sizes and details. Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Shipment #159 of TRU waste from LANL to WIPP, 2011 Shipment #159 of TRU waste from LANL to WIPP, 2011 Kathy Johns-Hughes oversees Los Alamos National Laboratory's TRU Waste Program Kathy Johns-Hughes oversees Los Alamos National Laboratory's TRU Waste Program Worker moves drums of transuranic (TRU) waste at a staging area

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Operating Permits for LBNL Activities  

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Operating Permits for LBNL Activities Operating Permits for LBNL Activities LBNL Main Site Agency Expiration Date Certified Unified Program Agency Permit and Registration Hazardous Materials Release Response Plan (Hazardous Materials Business Plan) Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan Underground Storage Tank Program Hazardous Waste Generator Program Tiered Permit Program for Onsite Treatment of Hazardous Wastes City of Berkeley March 1, 2014 Fuel Dispensing Sources at Building 76: E85 Unleaded Bay Area Air Quality Management District July 1, 2014 Stationary Air Emission Sources (28 permits): Diesel-powered Emergency Standby Generators: Buildings 2, 31, 37(2), 48, 50A, 50B, 55, 62, 64(2), 66, 67, 68, 70, 70A, 72, 74, 77, 84B, 85 and three (3) portable units

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Stay Active this Summer (and Save Energy, Money, and the Environment too!)  

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Active this Summer (and Save Energy, Money, and the Active this Summer (and Save Energy, Money, and the Environment too!) Stay Active this Summer (and Save Energy, Money, and the Environment too!) August 8, 2012 - 2:14pm Addthis John Chu John Chu Communications Specialist with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Many of us are looking to spend more time outdoors. Like many Americans, I'm thinking about ways to stay physically active and seize the sunny day. Here are five easy things that you can do this summer that will not only help keep you active and get you some Vitamin D, but save money, energy, and the environment too: Bike or walk to work instead of driving. This is a great way to get exercise and save money on gas costs and parking fees, as well as reduce carbon emissions. Walk, run, or exercise outside instead of using a treadmill or

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Environment  

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73 Federal Register 73 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 48 / Monday, March 12, 2012 / Rules and Regulations adopted by voluntary consensus standards bodies. This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. Environment We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023-01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321-4370f), and have concluded this action is one of a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2-1, paragraph (34)(g), of the Instruction. This rule

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Data Acquisition-Manipulation At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area  

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At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Data Acquisition-Manipulation At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Data Acquisition-Manipulation Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Northern Arizona University has re-assessed the existing exploration data, geologically mapped the target area, obtained rock samples for age dating and mineral chemistry, performed gravity and magnetic surveys, and integrated these results to identify potential drilling targets and sites. Further work may occur in 2004 or 2005. References

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Geothermometry At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren,  

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Geothermometry At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, Geothermometry At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geothermometry At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Geothermometry Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Analyses of eight well samples taken consecutively during the flow test showed an inverse correlation between NH3 and Cl_ concentrations. The last sample taken had a pH of 8.35 and contained 2100 ppm Cl_ and 0.55 ppm NH3. Ratios of Na+/K+ and Na+/Cl_ remained nearly constant throughout the flow test. Cation geothermometers (with inherent uncertainties of at least

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UAV Design Activities in a University Environment Dr K.C. Wong  

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UAV Design Activities in a University Environment Dr K.C. Wong School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering University of Sydney NSW 2006 Abstract Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) activities have remotely piloted aircraft being developed and operated over its 62 year history. More recently, a UAV

Wong, K. C.

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Thermal neutron imaging in an active interrogation environment  

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We have developed a thermal-neutron coded-aperture imager that reveals the locations of hydrogenous materials from which thermal neutrons are being emitted. This imaging detector can be combined with an accelerator to form an active interrogation system in which fast neutrons are produced in a heavy metal target by means of xcitation by high energy photons. The photo-induced neutrons can be either prompt or delayed, depending on whether neutronemitting fission products are generated. Provided that there are hydrogenous materials close to the target, some of the photo-induced neutrons slow down and emerge from the surface at thermal energies. These neutrons can be used to create images that show the location and shape of the thermalizing materials. Analysis of the temporal response of the neutron flux provides information about delayed neutrons from induced fission if there are fissionable materials in the target. The combination of imaging and time-of-flight discrimination helps to improve the signal-to-background ratio. It is also possible to interrogate the target with neutrons, for example using a D-T generator. In this case, an image can be obtained from hydrogenous material in a target without the presence of heavy metal. In addition, if fissionable material is present in the target, probing with fast neutrons can stimulate delayed neutrons from fission, and the imager can detect and locate the object of interest, using appropriate time gating. Operation of this sensitive detection equipment in the vicinity of an accelerator presents a number of challenges, because the accelerator emits electromagnetic interference as well as stray ionizing radiation, which can mask the signals of interest.

Vanier,P.E.; Forman, L., and Norman, D.R.

2009-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Neutron Imaging in an Active Interrogation Environment  

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We have developed a thermal-neutron coded-aperture imager that reveals the locations of hydrogenous materials from which thermal neutrons are being emitted. This imaging detector can be combined with an accelerator to form an active interrogation system in which fast neutrons are produced in a heavy metal target by means of excitation by high energy photons. The photo-induced neutrons can be either prompt or delayed, depending on whether neutron-emitting fission products are generated. Provided that there are hydrogenous materials close to the target, some of the photo-induced neutrons slow down and emerge from the surface at thermal energies. These neutrons can be used to create images that show the location and shape of the thermalizing materials. Analysis of the temporal response of the neutron flux provides information about delayed neutrons from induced fission if there are fissionable materials in the target. The combination of imaging and time-of-flight discrimination helps to improve the signal-to-background ratio. It is also possible to interrogate the target with neutrons, for example using a D-T generator. In this case, an image can be obtained from hydrogenous material in a target without the presence of heavy metal. In addition, if fissionable material is present in the target, probing with fast neutrons can stimulate delayed neutrons from fission, and the imager can detect and locate the object of interest, using appropriate time gating. Operation of this sensitive detection equipment in the vicinity of an accelerator presents a number of challenges, because the accelerator emits electromagnetic interference as well as stray ionizing radiation, which can mask the signals of interest.

Vanier, Peter E. [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973 (United States); Forman, Leon [Ion Focus Technology, Inc., Miller Place, NY 11764 (United States); Norman, Daren R. [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID 83415 (United States)

2009-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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There May Be More Than One Way To Make a Volcanic Lake a Killer  

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...lacustrine environment Lake Nyos limnology Tanzania toxic materials volcanism West Africa...small lake nestled in a volcanic crater in Tanzania. Drawn to the spot from 8 kilometers...of the monsoon season that re-duces solar heating. "It seems like quite a coincidence...

RICHARD A. KERR

1986-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik &  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Surface Gas Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown References Cathy J. Janik, Marcia K. McLaren (2010) Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two

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Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik  

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Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown References Cathy J. Janik, Marcia K. McLaren (2010) Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two Circulation Cells In The Hydrothermal System Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Teleseismic-Seismic_Monitoring_At_Lassen_Volcanic_National_Park_Area_(Janik_%26_Mclaren,_2010)&oldid=425654"

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ActSee: Activity-Aware Radio Duty-Cycling for Sensor Networks in Smart Environments  

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, energy consumption, linear programming, smart environment, smart home. I. INTRODUCTION Fig. 1. Change and maximize through- put, while still conserving energy in the network. Based on the collected intelligence study we have evaluated ActSee using the activity pattern information from real Smart Home testbed CASAS

Cook, Diane J.

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Automation Techniques for Intelligent Environments Prediction of Building Activity Patterns Using a Cyclic Genetic Algorithm  

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on the automation of these features and making the home a dynamic object that can better the comfort of its beneficial. Although the number of sensors in an average home and their uses in automation of simple tasksAutomation Techniques for Intelligent Environments Prediction of Building Activity Patterns Using

Parker, Gary B.

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An Expert System For The Tectonic Characterization Of Ancient Volcanic  

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System For The Tectonic Characterization Of Ancient Volcanic System For The Tectonic Characterization Of Ancient Volcanic Rocks Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: An Expert System For The Tectonic Characterization Of Ancient Volcanic Rocks Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The expert system approach enables geochemical evidence to be integrated with geological, petrological and mineralogical evidence in identifying the eruptive setting of ancient volcanic rocks. This paper explains the development of ESCORT, an Expert System for Characterization of Rock Types. ESCORT uses as its knowledge base a set of dispersion matrices derived from a geochemical data bank of some 8000 immobile element analyses, together with tables of magma-type membership probabilities based

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area (Redirected from Lassen Volcanic National Park Area) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (11) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: California Exploration Region: Cascades GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0

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Late Cenozoic volcanism, geochronology, and structure of the Coso Range,  

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Late Cenozoic volcanism, geochronology, and structure of the Coso Range, Late Cenozoic volcanism, geochronology, and structure of the Coso Range, Inyo County, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Late Cenozoic volcanism, geochronology, and structure of the Coso Range, Inyo County, California Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The Coso Range lies at the west edge of the Great Basin, adjacent to the southern part of the Sierra Nevada. A basement complex of pre-Cenozoic plutonic and metamorphic rocks is partly buried by approx.35 km^3 of late Cenozoic volcanic rocks that were erupted during two periods, as defined by K-Ar dating: (1) 4.0--2.5 m.y., approx.31 km^3 of basalt, rhyodacite, dacite, andesite, and rhyolite, in descending order of abundance, and (2) < or =1.1 m.y., nearly equal amounts of basalt and

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A Miocene Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation,  

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Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation, Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation, Shimane Peninsula, Sw Japan Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Miocene Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation, Shimane Peninsula, Sw Japan Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The Miocene volcanic complex of the Takashibiyama Formation consists largely of subalkali, subaqueous basalt to andesite lavas and andesite to dacite subaqueous volcaniclastic flow deposits. Most of subaqueous lavas are moderately to intensely brecciated with rugged rough surfaces and ramp structures similar to subaerial block lava. Volcaniclastic flow deposits commonly include basalt to andesite lava fragments and/or pyroclastic materials, and are similar in internal

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Evidence For Gas And Magmatic Sources Beneath The Yellowstone Volcanic  

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Evidence For Gas And Magmatic Sources Beneath The Yellowstone Volcanic Evidence For Gas And Magmatic Sources Beneath The Yellowstone Volcanic Field From Seismic Tomographic Imaging Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Evidence For Gas And Magmatic Sources Beneath The Yellowstone Volcanic Field From Seismic Tomographic Imaging Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The 3-D P-wave velocity and P- to S-wave velocity ratio structure of the Yellowstone volcanic field, Wyoming, has been determined from local earthquake tomography using new data from the permanent Yellowstone seismic network. We selected 3374 local earthquakes between 1995 and 2001 to invert for the 3-D P-wave velocity (Vp) and P-wave to S-wave velocity ratio (Vp/Vs) structure. Vp anomalies of small size (15_15 km) are reliably

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San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area (Redirected from San Juan Volcanic Field Area) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (3) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Colorado Exploration Region: Rio Grande Rift GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0

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Applications of the VLF Induction Method For Studying Some Volcanic  

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the VLF Induction Method For Studying Some Volcanic the VLF Induction Method For Studying Some Volcanic Processes of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Applications Of The Vlf Induction Method For Studying Some Volcanic Processes Of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The very low-frequency (VLF) induction method has found exceptional utility in studying various volcanic processes of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii because: (1) significant anomalies result exclusively from ionically conductive magma or still-hot intrusions (> 800°C) and the attendant electrolytically conductive hot groundwater; (2) basalt flows forming the bulk of Kilauea have very high resistivities at shallow depths that result in low geologic noise levels and relatively deep depths of

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How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the twenty-first century?  

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...in press), as well as the processes...subglacial eruptions or geothermal activity (e.g...include volcanic/geothermal, glacier-permafrost...as Citlaltepetl, Mexico (lahars; Hubbard...that volcanic and geothermal activity is hastening...at Popocatepetl, Mexico, from 1994 to 2001...

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Volcanic studies at Katmai  

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The Continental Scientific Drilling Program (CSDP) is a national effort supported by the Department of Energy, the US Geological Survey, and the National Science Foundation. One of the projects proposed for the CSDP consists of drilling a series of holes in Katmai National Park in Alaska to give a third dimension to the model of the 1912 eruption of Novarupta, and to investigate the processes of explosive volcanism and hydrothermal transport of metals (Eichelberger et al., 1988). The proposal for research drilling at Katmai states that ``the size, youth, elevated temperature, and simplicity of the Novarupta vent make it a truly unique scientific target.`` The National Park Service (NPS), which has jurisdiction, is sympathetic to aims of the study. However, NPS wishes to know whether Katmai is indeed uniquely suited to the research, and has asked the Interagency Coordinating Group to support an independent assessment of this claim. NPS suggested the National Academy of Sciences as an appropriate organization to conduct the assessment. In response, the National Research Council -- the working arm of the Academy -- established, under the aegis of its US Geodynamics Committee, a panel whose specific charge states: ``The proposed investigation at Katmai has been extensively reviewed for scientific merit by the three sponsoring and participating agencies. Thus, the scientific merit of the proposed drilling at Katmai is not at issue. The panel will review the proposal for scientific drilling at Katmai and prepare a short report addressing the specific question of the degree to which it is essential that the drilling be conducted at Katmai as opposed to volcanic areas elsewhere in the world.``

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GIS methods applied to the degradation of monogenetic volcanic fields: A case study of the Holocene volcanism of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)  

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Modeling of volcanic morphometry provides reliable measurements of parameters that assist in the determination of volcanic landform degradation. Variations of the original morphology enable the understanding of patterns affecting erosion and their development, facilitating the assessment of associated hazards. A total of 24 volcanic Holocene eruptions were identified in the island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). 87% of these eruptions occurred in a wet environment while the rest happened in a dry environment. 45% of Holocene eruptions are located along short barrancos (S-type, less than 10 km in length), 20% along large barrancos (L-type, 10–17 km in length) and 35% along extra-large barrancos (XL-type, more than 17 km in length). The erosional history of Holocene volcanic edifices is in the first stage of degradation, with a geomorphic signature characterized by a fresh, young cone with a sharp profile and a pristine lava flow. After intensive field work, a careful palaeo-geomorphological reconstruction of the 24 Holocene eruptions of Gran Canaria was conducted in order to obtain the Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) of the pre- and post-eruption terrains. From the difference between these DTMs, the degradation volume and the incision rate were obtained. The denudation of volcanic cones and lava flows is relatively independent both their geographical location and the climatic environment. However, local factors, such as pre-eruption topography and ravine type, have the greatest influence on the erosion of Holocene volcanic materials in Gran Canaria. Although age is a key factor to help understand the morphological evolution of monogenetic volcanic fields, the Gran Canaria Holocene volcanism presented in this paper demonstrates that local and regional factors may determine the lack of correlation between morphometric parameters and age. Consequently, the degree of transformation of the volcanic edifices evolves, in many cases, independently of their age.

A. Rodriguez-Gonzalez; J.L. Fernandez-Turiel; F.J. Perez-Torrado; M. Aulinas; J.C. Carracedo; D. Gimeno; H. Guillou; R. Paris

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Isotopic Analysis At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) |  

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Isotopic Analysis At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) Isotopic Analysis At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Isotopic Analysis- Rock At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location San Juan Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Isotopic Analysis- Rock Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Oxygen isotopes. References Peter B. Larson, Hugh P. Taylor Jr (1986) An Oxygen Isotope Study Of Hydrothermal Alteration In The Lake City Caldera, San Juan Mountains, Colorado Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Isotopic_Analysis_At_San_Juan_Volcanic_Field_Area_(Larson_%26_Jr,_1986)&oldid=687474" Categories: Exploration Activities

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The computerized identification of reactor-produced isotopes in an activation analysis environment  

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- ability of a complete, positive identification appears small. How- ever, with the addition of a least squares method of resolving interferences and the application of a figure indicating the value (figure-of-merit) placed on each elimination test...THE COMPUTERIZED IDENTIFICATION OF REACTOR-PRODUCED ISOTOP ' S IN AN ACTIVATION ANALYSIS ENVIRON&vIENT A Thesi. s by DANIEI. aOIIN SCHLUETER Submitted to the Grec'u&ate College of Texas ARM University in pa. tial fulfillment o...

Schlueter, Daniel John

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Pliocene Shoaling Basaltic Seamount- Ba Volcanic Group At Rakiraki, Fiji  

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Pliocene Shoaling Basaltic Seamount- Ba Volcanic Group At Rakiraki, Fiji Pliocene Shoaling Basaltic Seamount- Ba Volcanic Group At Rakiraki, Fiji Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Pliocene Shoaling Basaltic Seamount- Ba Volcanic Group At Rakiraki, Fiji Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: At Rakiraki in northeastern Viti Levu, the Pliocene Ba Volcanic Group comprises gently dipping, pyroxene-phyric basaltic lavas, including pillow lava, and texturally diverse volcanic breccia interbedded with conglomerate and sandstone. Three main facies associations have been identified: (1) The primary volcanic facies association includes massive basalt (flows and sills), pillow lava and related in-situ breccia (pillow-fragment breccia, autobreccia, in-situ hyaloclastite, peperite).

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A Physical Model For The Origin Of Volcanism Of The Tyrrhenian Margin- The  

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Model For The Origin Of Volcanism Of The Tyrrhenian Margin- The Model For The Origin Of Volcanism Of The Tyrrhenian Margin- The Case Of Neapolitan Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Physical Model For The Origin Of Volcanism Of The Tyrrhenian Margin- The Case Of Neapolitan Area Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The onset of volcanism in the Neapolitan area and the tensile tectonics of the Tyrrhenian margin of the Apennine chain have been related to the opening of the Tyrrhenian Basin, which may have resulted in horizontal asthenosphere flows giving rise, in turn, to crustal distension, local mantle upwellings and ensuing volcanism. Geological and structural data were taken into consideration: the existence of a shallow crust-mantle discontinuity in the Neapolitan area, the onset of volcanism in a

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Flow Test At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) |  

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Flow Test At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Flow Test Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Water samples were collected during nitrogen-stimulated flow tests in 1978, but no information was provided on sampling conditions. The well was flowed again for the last time in 1982, but the flow test lasted only 1 h (Thompson, 1985). References Cathy J. Janik, Marcia K. McLaren (2010) Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two

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Modeling-Computer Simulations At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Clarkson &  

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Modeling-Computer Simulations At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Clarkson & Modeling-Computer Simulations At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Clarkson & Reiter, 1987) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Modeling-Computer Simulations At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Clarkson & Reiter, 1987) Exploration Activity Details Location San Juan Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Modeling-Computer Simulations Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes In this study we combine thermal maturation models, based on the level of maturation of the Fruitland Formation coals, and time-dependet temperature models, based on heat-flow data in the San Juan region, to further investigate both the thermal history of the region and the nature of the influence of the San Juan volcanic field thermal source on the thermal

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Submeter bathymetric mapping of volcanic and hydrothermal features on the East Pacific Rise crest at 9500  

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of bathymetric changes associated with active volcanic, hydrothermal and tectonic processes. Components: 15Submeter bathymetric mapping of volcanic and hydrothermal features on the East Pacific Rise crest to produce submeter resolution bathymetric maps of five hydrothermal vent areas at the East Pacific Rise (EPR

Whitcomb, Louis L.

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Melt zones beneath five volcanic complexes in California: an assessment of  

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Melt zones beneath five volcanic complexes in California: an assessment of Melt zones beneath five volcanic complexes in California: an assessment of shallow magma occurrences Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Melt zones beneath five volcanic complexes in California: an assessment of shallow magma occurrences Details Activities (5) Areas (5) Regions (0) Abstract: Recent geological and geophysical data for five magma-hydrothermal systems were studied for the purpose of developing estimates for the depth, volume and location of magma beneath each area. The areas studied were: (1) Salton Trough, (2) The Geysers-Clear Lake, (3) Long Valley caldera, (4) Coso volcanic field, and (5) Medicine Lake volcano, all located in California and all selected on the basis of recent volcanic activity and published indications of crustal melt zones. 23 figs.

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Property:VolcanicAge | Open Energy Information  

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Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:VolcanicAge Jump to: navigation, search Property Name VolcanicAge Property Type String Description Describes the time of the most recent volcanism by epoch, era, or period per available data. Subproperties This property has the following 7 subproperties: E East Mesa Geothermal Area G Geysers Geothermal Area L Lightning Dock Geothermal Area R Raft River Geothermal Area Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area S Salton Sea Geothermal Area Soda Lake Geothermal Area Pages using the property "VolcanicAge" Showing 19 pages using this property. A Amedee Geothermal Area + No volcanism + B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area + no volcanism + Blue Mountain Geothermal Area + no volcanism + Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area + No volcanism +

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Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park,  

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Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two Circulation Cells In The Hydrothermal System Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two Circulation Cells In The Hydrothermal System Details Activities (7) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: Seismic analysis and geochemical interpretations provide evidence that two separate hydrothermal cells circulate within the greater Lassen hydrothermal system. One cell originates south to SW of Lassen Peak and within the Brokeoff Volcano depression where it forms a reservoir of hot fluid (235-270°C) that boils to feed steam to the high-temperature

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San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: San Juan Volcanic Field Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (3) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Colorado Exploration Region: Rio Grande Rift GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0 No geothermal plants listed. Add a new Operating Power Plant

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Lassen Volcanic National Park Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (11) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: California Exploration Region: Cascades GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0 No geothermal plants listed. Add a new Operating Power Plant

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San Francisco Volcanic Field Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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San Francisco Volcanic Field Geothermal Area San Francisco Volcanic Field Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: San Francisco Volcanic Field Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (6) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Arizona Exploration Region: Other GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0 No geothermal plants listed. Add a new Operating Power Plant

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DETECTING VOLCANISM ON EXTRASOLAR PLANETS  

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The search for extrasolar rocky planets has already found the first transiting rocky super-Earth, Corot 7b, with a surface temperature that allows for magma oceans. Here, we investigate whether we could distinguish rocky planets with recent major volcanism by remote observation. We develop a model for volcanic eruptions on an Earth-like exoplanet based on the present-day Earth and derive the observable features in emergent and transmission spectra for multiple scenarios of gas distribution and cloud cover. We calculate the observation time needed to detect explosive volcanism on exoplanets in primary as well as secondary eclipse and discuss the likelihood of observing volcanism on transiting Earth-sized to super-Earth-sized exoplanets. We find that sulfur dioxide from large explosive eruptions does present a spectral signal that is remotely detectable especially for secondary eclipse measurements around the closest stars and ground-based telescopes, and report the frequency and magnitude of the expected signatures. The transit probability of a planet in the habitable zone decreases with distance from the host star, making small, nearby host stars the best targets.

Kaltenegger, L.; Sasselov, D. D. [Harvard University, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Henning, W. G., E-mail: lkaltene@cfa.harvard.ed [Harvard University, EPS, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

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A Morphometric Analysis Of The Submarine Volcanic Ridge South-East Of Pico  

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Morphometric Analysis Of The Submarine Volcanic Ridge South-East Of Pico Morphometric Analysis Of The Submarine Volcanic Ridge South-East Of Pico Island, Azores Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Morphometric Analysis Of The Submarine Volcanic Ridge South-East Of Pico Island, Azores Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: A region of crustal extension, the Azores Plateau contains excellent examples of submarine volcanic edifices constructed over a wide range of ocean depths along the Pico Ridge. Using bathymetric data and Towed Ocean Bottom Instrument (TOBI) side-scan sonar imagery, we measured the dimensions (diameter, height, slopes), shape, and texture of these volcanic edifices to further understanding of the geometric development of a submarine ridge. Our analysis and interpretation of the measurement and

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Models for Volcanic Processes in Long Valley California: Testing by Continental Drilling  

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The occurrence of a local magnitude ML...= 5. 8 earthquake on the Wheeler Crest fault on 4 October 1978 (Fig. 1) signaled the onset of significant seismic activity in the Long Valley, California, volcanic region.

John B. Rundle

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-STD-1120-2005; Integration of Environment Safety and Health into Facility Disposition Activities  

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20-2005 20-2005 Volume 1 of 2 April 2005 DOE STANDARD INTEGRATION OF ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH INTO FACILITY DISPOSITION ACTIVITIES Volume 1 of 2: Documented Safety Analysis for Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration Projects U.S. Department of Energy AREA SAFT Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE TS i This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 605-6000.

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Interaction of Organic Surfaces with Active Species in the High-Vacuum Environment  

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Using single-crystal organic field-effect transistors with the conduction channel exposed to environmental agents we have observed generation of electronic defects at the organic surface in the high-vacuum environment. Rapid decrease of the source-drain current of an operating device is observed upon exposure of the channel to the species generated by high-vacuum gauges. We attribute this effect to interaction of the organic surface with electrically neutral free radicals produced in the process of hydrocarbon cracking on hot filaments with a relatively low activation energy Ea ~ 2.5 eV (240 kJ/mol). The reported results might be important for optimizing the high-vacuum processes of fabrication and characterization of a wide range of organic and molecular electronic devices.

V. Podzorov; E. Menard; S. Pereversev; B. Yakshinsky; T. Madey; J. A. Rogers; M. E. Gershenson

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Rock Sampling At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al.,  

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San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Rock Sampling At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Rock Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Northern Arizona University has re-assessed the existing exploration data, geologically mapped the target area, obtained rock samples for age dating and mineral chemistry, performed gravity and magnetic surveys, and integrated these results to identify potential drilling targets and sites. Further work may occur in 2004 or 2005. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J.

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Isotopic Analysis At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren,  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Isotopic Analysis At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Isotopic Analysis- Fluid At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Isotopic Analysis- Fluid Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Both fluid and gas isotopic analysis. References Cathy J. Janik, Marcia K. McLaren (2010) Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two

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Static Temperature Survey At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik &  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Static Temperature Survey At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Static Temperature Survey At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Static Temperature Survey Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes In 1978, the Walker "O" No. 1 well at Terminal Geyser was drilled to 1222 m, all in volcanic rocks (Beall, 1981). Temperature-log profiles made 10

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Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik &  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) (Redirected from Water-Gas Samples At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010)) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Surface Gas Sampling At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Surface Gas Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown References Cathy J. Janik, Marcia K. McLaren (2010) Seismicity And Fluid

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Compound and Elemental Analysis At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area  

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Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Compound and Elemental Analysis At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Janik & Mclaren, 2010) Exploration Activity Details Location Lassen Volcanic National Park Area Exploration Technique Compound and Elemental Analysis Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Analyses of eight well samples taken consecutively during the flow test showed an inverse correlation between NH3 and Cl_ concentrations. The last sample taken had a pH of 8.35 and contained 2100 ppm Cl_ and 0.55 ppm NH3. Ratios of Na+/K+ and Na+/Cl_ remained nearly constant throughout the flow test. Cation geothermometers (with inherent uncertainties of at least

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Interacting with an active, integrated environment Thomas Rodden, PeteSawyer, & Ian Sommerville  

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engineering with much current research into environment design focussed on muximising the degree to which together. In programming environments like UNIX, the software developer must take full responsibility in North America, is software engineering environment (SEE) and the terms IPSE and SEE may

Sommerville, Ian

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Alteration Patterns In Volcanic Rocks Within An East-West Traverse Through  

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Patterns In Volcanic Rocks Within An East-West Traverse Through Patterns In Volcanic Rocks Within An East-West Traverse Through Central Nicaragua Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Alteration Patterns In Volcanic Rocks Within An East-West Traverse Through Central Nicaragua Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The volcanic rocks investigated in a cross-section between the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Nicaragua - with the exception of Recent and some Pleistocene lavas - are incipiently to strongly altered. Alteration patterns on different scales can be discerned in the Tertiary sequences: (i) a regional burial diagenesis or very low-grade burial metamorphism at the low-temperature end of the zeolite facies (mordenite subfacies) with an inferred thermal gradient of < 50°C/km, grading into (ii) a geothermal

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Some Aspects Of Exploration In Non-Volcanic Areas | Open Energy Information  

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Some Aspects Of Exploration In Non-Volcanic Areas Some Aspects Of Exploration In Non-Volcanic Areas Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Some Aspects Of Exploration In Non-Volcanic Areas Details Activities (5) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Geothermal exploration in non-volcanic areas must above all rely on geophysical techniques to identify the reservoir, as it is unable to resort to volcanological methodologies. A brief description is therefore given of the contribution that can be obtained from certain types of geophysical prospectings. Author(s): Raffaello Nannini Published: Geothermics, 1986 Document Number: Unavailable DOI: Unavailable Source: View Original Journal Article Aerial Photography (Nannini, 1986) Aeromagnetic Survey (Nannini, 1986) Ground Gravity Survey (Nannini, 1986)

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Exploration of the influence of emotionally primed environments on creativity and related patterns of brain activity  

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Creativity is needed in almost everything we do. In the process of product design, it is very important to concept generation in early phases. Two behavioral studies were conducted to investigate whether environments with ...

Yue, Shuai, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract --Securing a Grid environment presents a distinctive set of challenges. This paper groups the activities  

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1 Abstract -- Securing a Grid environment presents a distinctive set of challenges. This paper the security requirements of Grids more completely. Index Terms -- Grid security, authentication, authorization, trust management, secure communication, security policy I. INTRODUCTION The goal of Grid Computing

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Ground Magnetics At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al.,  

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Warpinski, Et Al., Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Ground Magnetics At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Ground Magnetics Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Northern Arizona University has re-assessed the existing exploration data, geologically mapped the target area, obtained rock samples for age dating and mineral chemistry, performed gravity and magnetic surveys, and integrated these results to identify potential drilling targets and sites. Further work may occur in 2004 or 2005. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J.

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Rock Sampling At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) | Open  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Rock Sampling At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Rock Sampling At San Juan Volcanic Field Area (Larson & Jr, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location San Juan Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Rock Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes More than 300 samples were collected from within and adjacent to the Lake City caldera. All specimens consist of single hand samples, approximately 1 kg in size. Care was taken to avoid oxidized or weathered rocks. Twenty

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Growth, destruction and facies architecture of effusive and explosive volcanics in the Miocene Shama basin, southwest of Saudi Arabia: Subaqueous–subaerial volcanism in a lacustrine setting  

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Abstract The Harrat Shama Volcanic Basin (HSVB) is a part of a small, well-exposed intra-continental extensional basin that formed during the opening of the Red Sea, containing 5 km of Miocene bimodal volcanics and volcaniclastic rocks. The Shama basin accumulated a thick fluvio-lacustrine fill in which two distinct volcanic sequences and their deposits can overlap with each other. In addition, complete facies architectures of the Shama volcanics have been recognized providing a complex mixed siliciclastic and volcaniclastic basin infill in the respective basin where volcanism took place. The lower sequence is composed of hyaloclastites, zeolite-bearing bedded tuffs, and bedded accretionary-lapilli-tuffs and an upper sequence, is made up of pumiceous lapilli-tuffs and peperitic breccias capped by basaltic lava flows. The former is interpreted to have been dominated by discrete, phreatomagmatic fall deposits, which are attributed to an overall high eruption rate in a lacustrine setting, followed by a dominantly subaerial pumiceous lapilli tuff deposits and volcaniclastic sediments sited in the upper part of the basin with paleosols and/or fluvial deposits in between the two sequences. These deposits could be related to polygenetic volcanoes and tectonic structures, such as faults and rift-zones. These two sequences display a complex succession of effusive and explosive volcanisms and their reworked deposits, with abundant evidences of magma–water interaction such as peperites for non-explosive magma–water interaction with the lacustrine water-saturated sediment and standing water body in a lake environment. The difference eruption dynamics and fragmentation mechanisms between the two sequences reflect progressive environmental changes from subaqueous or watery to subaerial or dry. Fluvial erosion and deposition completed the evolution of the emergent marginal part of the Shama basin. The Shama basin then experienced volcano growth and degradation that formed the two sequences; NW-SE-trending basement faulting triggered multiple flank collapses and volcanic debris avalanches, and voluminous pumiceous lapilli-tuff eruptions produced a caldera (upper sequence). Lacustrine conditions persisted during the destruction and post-destruction stages of the volcano's evolution, as evidenced by magma–water interactions. Shama basin is a small-volume volcano, similar to tuff rings; however, its magma compositions, complex eruption styles, and inter-eruptive breaks suggest, that it closely resembles a volcanic architecture commonly associated with large, composite volcanoes. The main cause of such complex eruptive behavior resides in the stratigraphic, structural, and hydrogeological characteristics of the substrate above which the volcanoes were emplaced, rather than on the compositional characteristics of the erupting magma, which do not show significant variation among the different deposits.

A. Abdel Motelib; E.A. Khalaf; H. Al-Marzouki

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Helium Isotopes In Geothermal And Volcanic Gases Of The Western United  

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Helium Isotopes In Geothermal And Volcanic Gases Of The Western United Helium Isotopes In Geothermal And Volcanic Gases Of The Western United States, I, Regional Variability And Magmatic Origin Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Helium Isotopes In Geothermal And Volcanic Gases Of The Western United States, I, Regional Variability And Magmatic Origin Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Helium isotope ratios in gases of thirty hot springs and geothermal wells and of five natural gas wells in the western United States show no relationship to regional conductive heat flow, but do show a correlation with magma-based thermal activity and reservoir fluid temperature (or total convective heat discharge). Gases from high-T (> 200°C) reservoirs have 3He/4He > 2 _ the atmospheric value, with high He

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EAR: An Energy and Activity-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Environments  

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......corresponding node energy consumption. Through observation...clear that the node energy consumption (thus node operations...present a novel Energy and Activity aware...such as Smart Home [1, 2], Smart...shows the daylong average triggering rate......

Debraj De; Wen-Zhan Song; Shaojie Tang; Diane Cook

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The activated state of a sodium channel voltage sensor in a membrane environment  

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...suggests a displacement of ?4 elementary charges per subunit across...voltage sensor reveals a focused electric field . Nature 427 ( 6974...CA Horn R ( 2005 ) Focused electric field across the voltage sensor of potassium...protease activity for protamine resistance of Escherichia coli . Arch...

Sudha Chakrapani; Pornthep Sompornpisut; Pathumwadee Intharathep; Benoît Roux; Eduardo Perozo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Active System For Monitoring Volcanic Activity- A Case Study...  

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andor the electronic circuits have also been solved during this field experiment. For data interpretation, a three-dimensional (3-D) forward modeling code was built to...

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Journal of Geodynamics Offshore Oligo-Miocene volcanic fields within the Corsica-Liguria Basin  

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1 Journal of Geodynamics Offshore Oligo-Miocene volcanic fields within the Corsica-Liguria Basin Mediterranean) have been affected by a geochemically diverse igneous activity, offshore and onshore, since to our initial project. Key-Words: Mediterranean, Ligurian margins and Basin, Offshore Corsica, Miocene

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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TESTING MODELS FOR BASALTIC VOLCANISM: IMPLICATIONS FOR YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA  

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TESTING MODELS FOR BASALTIC VOLCANISM: IMPLICATIONS FOR YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA Eugene Smith 1 The determination of volcanic risk to the proposed high- level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain requires, then volcanism in the future may not be a significant threat to Yucca Mountain. On the other hand, if melting

Conrad, Clint

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Analysis of fractures in volcanic cores from Pahute Mesa, Nevada Test Site  

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The Nevada Test Site (NTS), located in Nye County, southern Nevada, was the location of 828 announced underground nuclear tests, conducted between 1951 and 1992. Approximately one-third of these tests were detonated near or below the water table. An unavoidable consequence of these testing activities was introducing radionuclides into the subsurface environment, impacting groundwater. Groundwater flows beneath the NTS almost exclusively through interconnected natural fractures in carbonate and volcanic rocks. Information about these fractures is necessary to determine hydrologic parameters for future Corrective Action Unit (CAU)-specific flow and transport models which will be used to support risk assessment calculations for the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office (DOE/NV) Underground Test Area (UGTA) remedial investigation. Fracture data are critical in reducing the uncertainty of the predictive capabilities of CAU-specific models because of their usefulness in generating hydraulic conductivity values and dispersion characteristics used in transport modeling. Specifically, fracture aperture and density (spacing) are needed to calculate the permeability anisotropy of the formations. Fracture mineralogy information is used qualitatively to evaluate diffusion and radionuclide retardation potential in transport modeling. All these data can best be collected through examination of core samples.

Drellack, S.L. Jr.; Prothro, L.B.; Roberson, K.E. [and others

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Utilisation of Volcanic Steam in Italy  

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... exploitation of natural resources; and the welkin is still ringing with cries of “increase production,”“back to the land,” and “keep the home-fires burning.” Examples ... definite and successful effort been made in this direction, namely, by utilising the natural steam which emerges from the earth in volcanic districts. The jets of ...

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Volcanic ash impacts on critical infrastructure  

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Volcanic eruptions can produce a wide range of hazards. Although phenomena such as pyroclastic flows and surges, sector collapses, lahars and ballistic blocks are the most destructive and dangerous, volcanic ash is by far the most widely distributed eruption product. Although ash falls rarely endanger human life directly, threats to public health and disruption to critical infrastructure services, aviation and primary production can lead to significant societal impacts. Even relatively small eruptions can cause widespread disruption, damage and economic loss. Volcanic eruptions are, in general, infrequent and somewhat exotic occurrences, and consequently in many parts of the world, the management of critical infrastructure during volcanic crises can be improved with greater knowledge of the likely impacts. This article presents an overview of volcanic ash impacts on critical infrastructure, other than aviation and fuel supply, illustrated by findings from impact assessment reconnaissance trips carried out to a wide range of locations worldwide by our international research group and local collaborators. ‘Critical infrastructure’ includes those assets, frequently taken for granted, which are essential for the functioning of a society and economy. Electricity networks are very vulnerable to disruption from volcanic ash falls. This is particularly the case when fine ash is erupted because it has a greater tendency to adhere to line and substation insulators, where it can cause flashover (unintended electrical discharge) which can in turn cause widespread and disruptive outages. Weather conditions are a major determinant of flashover risk. Dry ash is not conductive, and heavy rain will wash ash from insulators, but light rain/mist will mobilise readily-soluble salts on the surface of the ash grains and lower the ash layer’s resistivity. Wet ash is also heavier than dry ash, increasing the risk of line breakage or tower/pole collapse. Particular issues for water supply managers include: monitoring turbidity levels in raw water intakes, and if necessary increasing chlorination to compensate for higher turbidity; managing water demand; and communicating monitoring results with the public to allay fears of contamination. Ash can cause major damage to wastewater disposal systems. Ash deposited onto impervious surfaces such as roads and car parks is very easily washed into storm drains, where it can form intractable masses and lead to long-term flooding problems. It can also enter wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), both through sewer lines and by direct fallout. Damage to modern \\{WWTPs\\} can run into millions of dollars. Ash falls reduce visibility creating hazards for ground transportation. Dry ash is also readily remobilised by vehicle traffic and wind, and dry and wet ash deposits will reduce traction on paved surfaces, including airport runways. Ash cleanup from road and airports is commonly necessary, but the large volumes make it logistically challenging. Vehicles are vulnerable to ash; it will clog filters and brake systems and abrade moving parts within engines. Lastly, modern telecommunications networks appear to be relatively resilient to volcanic ash fall. Signal attenuation and interference during ash falls has not been reported in eruptions over the past 20 years, with the exception of interference from ash plume-generated lightning. However, some telecommunications equipment is vulnerable to airborne ash, in particular heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems which may become blocked from ash ingestion leading to overheating. This summary of volcanic ash impacts on critical infrastructure provides insight into the relative vulnerability of infrastructure under a range of different ashfall scenarios. Identifying and quantifying these impacts is an essential step in building resilience within these critical systems. We have attempted to consider interdependencies between sectors in a holistic way using systems thinking. As modern society becomes increasingly complex and interdependent this

Thomas M. Wilson; Carol Stewart; Victoria Sword-Daniels; Graham S. Leonard; David M. Johnston; Jim W. Cole; Johnny Wardman; Grant Wilson; Scott T. Barnard

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jasper Seamount: Seven million years of volcanism  

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Jasper Seamount is a young, mid-sized (690 km{sup 3}) oceanic intraplate volcano located about 500 km west-southwest of San Diego, California. Reliable {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar age data were obtained for several milligram-sized samples of 4 to 10 Ma plagioclase by using a defocused laser beam to clean the samples before fusion. Gee and Staudigel suggested that Jasper Seamount consists of a transitional to tholeiitic shield volcano formed by flank transitional series lavas, overlain by flank alkalic series lavas and summit alkalic series lavas. Twenty-nine individual {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar laser fusion analyses on nine samples confirm the stratigraphy: 10.3-10.0 Ma for the flank transitonal series, 8.7-7.5 Ma for the flank alkalic series, and 4.8-4.1 Ma for the summit alkalic series. The alkalinity of the lavas clearly increases with time, and there appear to be 1 to 3 m.y. hiatuses between each series. The age data are consistent with the complex magnetic anomaly of Jasper; however the dominant reversed polarity inferred from the anomaly suggests that most of the seamount formed at ca. 11 Ma, prior to the onset of Chron C5N. The duration of volcanism of Jasper Seamount is slightly longer than the duration of volcanism at Hawaiian volcanoes, suggesting that individual age data from seamounts may constrain the age of a seamount only to within about 7 m.y. unless the stage of volcanism can be unambiguously determined. Extrapolating from the results of our study, similar precision in age determinations should be possible on 50 mg of 1 Ma plagioclase from mid-ocean ridge basalt, opening new possibilities in the geochronology of young, low-potassium volcanic rocks.

Pringle, M.S. (Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California (USA)); Staudigel, H.; Gee, J. (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, LaJolla, California (USA))

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Naturally occurring heavy radioactive elements in the geothermal microcosm of the Los Azufres (Mexico) volcanic complex  

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Abstract The Los Azufres geothermal complex of central Mexico is characterized by fumaroles and boiling hot-springs. The fumaroles form habitats for extremophilic mosses and ferns. Physico-chemical measurements of two relatively pristine fumarolic microcosms point to their resemblance with the paleo-environment of earth during the Ordovician and Devonian periods. These geothermal habitats were analysed for the distribution of elemental mass fractions in the rhizospheric soil (RS), the native volcanic substrate (VS) and the sediments (S), using the new high-sensitivity technique of polarized x-ray energy dispersive fluorescence spectrometry (PEDXRF) as well as instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) for selected elements. This work presents the results for the naturally occurring heavy radioactive elements (NOHRE) Bi, Th and U but principally the latter two. For the RS, the density was found to be the least and the total organic matter content the most. Bi was found to be negligibly present in all substrate types. The average Th and U mass fractions in the RS were higher than in the VS and about equal to their average mass fractions in the S. The VS mass fraction of Th was higher, and of U lower, than the mass fractions in the earth's crust. In fact for the fumaroles of one site, the average RS mass fractions of these elements were higher than the averaged values for S (without considering the statistical dispersion). The immobilization of the NOHRE in the RS is brought about by the bio-geochemical processes specific to these extremophiles. Its effectiveness is such that despite the small masses of these plants, it compares with, or may sometimes exceed, the immobilization of the NOHRE in the S by the abiotic and aggressive chemical action of the hot-springs. These results indicate that the fumarolic plants are able to transform the volcanic substrate to soil and to affect the NOHRE mass fractions even though these elements are not plant nutrients. Mirrored back to the paleo times when such plant types were ubiquitous, it would mean that the first plants contributed significantly to pedogenesis and the biogeochemical recycling of even the heaviest and radioactive elements. Such plants may potentially be useful for the phytostabilisation of soil moderately contaminated by the NOHRE. Furthermore where applicable, geochronology may require taking into account the influence of the early plants on the NOHRE distributions.

W.A. Abuhani; N. Dasgupta-Schubert; L.M. Villaseñor; D. García Avila; L. Suárez; C. Johnston; S.E. Borjas; S.A. Alexander; S. Landsberger; M.C. Suárez

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A Preparation Zone For Volcanic Explosions Beneath Naka-Dake Crater, Aso  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » A Preparation Zone For Volcanic Explosions Beneath Naka-Dake Crater, Aso Volcano, As Inferred From Magnetotelluric Surveys Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Preparation Zone For Volcanic Explosions Beneath Naka-Dake Crater, Aso Volcano, As Inferred From Magnetotelluric Surveys Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The 1st crater of Naka-dake, Aso volcano, is one of the most active craters in Japan, and known to have a characteristic cycle of activity that consists of the formation of a crater lake, drying-up of the

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Ground Gravity Survey At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et  

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4) 4) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Ground Gravity Survey At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Ground Gravity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Northern Arizona University has re-assessed the existing exploration data, geologically mapped the target area, obtained rock samples for age dating and mineral chemistry, performed gravity and magnetic surveys, and integrated these results to identify potential drilling targets and sites. Further work may occur in 2004 or 2005. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J. Nathwani (2004) Geothermal Resource Exploration And Definition Projects

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Field Mapping At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al.,  

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4) 4) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Field Mapping At San Francisco Volcanic Field Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location San Francisco Volcanic Field Area Exploration Technique Field Mapping Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Northern Arizona University has re-assessed the existing exploration data, geologically mapped the target area, obtained rock samples for age dating and mineral chemistry, performed gravity and magnetic surveys, and integrated these results to identify potential drilling targets and sites. Further work may occur in 2004 or 2005. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J. Nathwani (2004) Geothermal Resource Exploration And Definition Projects

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In Situ Expression of Acidic and Thermophilic Carbohydrate Active Enzymes by Filamentous Fungi (JGI Seventh Annual User Meeting 2012: Genomics of Energy and Environment)  

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Annika Mosier, graduate student from Stanford University presents a talk titled "In Situ Expression of Acidic and Thermophilic Carbohydrate Active Enzymes by Filamentous Fungi" at the JGI User 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif

Mosier, Annika [Stanford University

2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of passive versus active photo capture of built environment features by technology naïve Latinos using the SenseCam and Stanford healthy neighborhood discovery tool  

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Assessments designed to measure features of the built environment are challenging and have traditionally been conducted by trained researchers. The purpose of this study was to explore and compare both the feasibility and utility of having community ... Keywords: SenseCam, applications, behavioral science, mHealth, older adults, physical activity, tablet

Jylana L. Sheats; Sandra J. Winter; Priscilla Padilla-Romero; Lisa Goldman-Rosas; Lauren A. Grieco; Abby C. King

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone...  

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Caldera Geothermal Region Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleHigh-ResolutionAeromagneticMappingOfVolcanicTerrain,YellowstoneNationalPark&oldid...

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Geothermometry At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area (Thompson...  

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Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown References J. Michael Thompson (1985) Chemistry Of Thermal And Nonthermal Springs In The Vicinity Of Lassen Volcanic National Park...

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Compound and Elemental Analysis At Lassen Volcanic National Park...  

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Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown References J. Michael Thompson (1985) Chemistry Of Thermal And Nonthermal Springs In The Vicinity Of Lassen Volcanic National Park...

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A Miocene Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation...  

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Island-Arc Volcanic Seamount- The Takashibiyama Formation, Shimane Peninsula, Sw Japan Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: A...

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Origin and formation of neck in a basin landform: Examples from the Camargo volcanic field, Chihuahua (México)  

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The term “neck in a basin” (NIB) landform is proposed for volcanic structures characterized by nearly circular to elliptical open basins, located near the headwater of small streams or drainages, which contain small volcanic necks and/or erosion remnants of one (or more) cinder cones. NIB landforms are typically 400-1000 m in diameter and 30-100 m deep and are invariably surrounded by steep walls cut into one or more basaltic lava flows. NIB landforms lack evidence for a primary volcanogenic origin through either collapse or youthful eruptive activity. In the Pliocene portion (4 – 2 Ma) of the Plio-Quaternary Camargo volcanic field of Chihuahua (México), they are relatively numerous and are best developed at the margins of a gently sloping (3-5°) basaltic lava plateau and near major fault scarps. Mature NIB landforms have ring-like circular drainage patterns and central elevations marked by small volcanic necks and associated radial dikes intruded into basaltic scoria-fall and /or agglutinate deposits. We interpret NIB landforms to be erosional in origin. They develop where a cinder cone is surrounded by one or more sheet-like lava flows from one or more separate subsequent vents. Once eruptive activity ceases at the younger volcano(es), fluvial erosion gradually produces a ring-like drainage pattern along the contact between the lava and the older cinder cone. As a response to a marked contrast in resistance to erosion between lava flows and unconsolidated or poorly lithified pyroclastic deposits, the older cinder cone is preferentially eroded. In this manner, a ring-shaped, steep sided erosional basin, preformed by the scoria cone, is produced; eventually fluvial erosion exposes the central neck and dikes. The volume, relief, and age of the volcanic field are key factors in the formation and preservation of a NIB landform. They form in volcanic fields where lava emissions are sufficiently vigorous to engulf earlier cinder cones. Relief and associated high rates of fluvial erosion play an important role in NIB development, as demonstrated by their locations in the Camargo volcanic field. Fully developed NIB landforms are not found in Quaternary volcanic fields, probably because erosion has not had sufficient time to generate their characteristics features. NIB landforms are also absent in Miocene fields, because erosion has proceeded too far, and thus has completely removed any NIB landform that may once have existed. The Camargo volcanic field is the only major area of Pliocene intraplate eruptive activity in northern México, and the only place where NIB landforms are relatively abundant.

José Jorge Aranda-Gómez; Todd B. Housh; James F. Luhr; Cristina Noyola-Medrano; Marco Antonio Rojas-Beltrán

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--Security in physical environments has become increasingly important in the wake of terror and criminal activity,  

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environment, the actions of that person within that environment are usually not further monitored other than from a valid RFID tag is surreptitiously obtained (RFID sniffing) and used to create a clone],[3]. If such suspicious behaviour could be detected, security personnel could be alerted to monitor the suspicious person

Biuk-Aghai, Robert P.

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Renewal: Continential lithosphere evolution as a function of tectonic environment  

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The Cenozoic tectonic environment and stress regime of the southwestern United States have changed dramatically from compression during shallow-angle subduction during the Laramide orogeny in the early Cenozoic to the current mode of Basin and Range extension. Questions remain unresolved concerning the causes of this transition, including the timing of the initiation of extension (estimates range from 36 to 25 Ma), and is the Basin and Range simply an mega-example of back-arc extension, or is extension related to the subduction of an oceanic spreading center about 30 Ma? We have examined the patterns of magmagenesis and geochemical composition through Cenozoic time in southern New Mexico. We have defined four magma sources that have contributed to Cenozoic magmas. Immediately following the Laramide, magmas contain substantial contributions from the lower crust. Mid-Tertiary extension is related to the eruption of rhyolitic ash-flow tuffs and basalts. The basalts were generated by melting of the lithospheric mantle; intercalated rhyolites have a strong upper crustal signature. Eruption of basalts and andesites with sources in the lithospheric mantle and lower crust continued for several million years after rhyolitic volcanism ceased. The region was nearly void of volcanic activity for 16 million years despite continued extension, but at 10 Ma, basalts derived from the asthenosphere began to erupt.

McMillan, N.J. [New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM (United States). Dept. of Geological Sciences; Baldridge, W.S. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diachroneity of Basin and Range Extension and Yellowstone Hotspot Volcanism  

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Diachroneity of Basin and Range Extension and Yellowstone Hotspot Volcanism Diachroneity of Basin and Range Extension and Yellowstone Hotspot Volcanism in Northwestern Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Diachroneity of Basin and Range Extension and Yellowstone Hotspot Volcanism in Northwestern Nevada Abstract Some of the earliest volcanic rocks attributed to the Yellowstone hotspot erupted from the McDermitt caldera and related volcanic centers in northwestern Nevada at 17-15 Ma. At that time, extensional faulting was ongoing to the south in central Nevada, leading some to suggest that the nascent hotspot caused or facilitated middle Miocene Basin and Range extension. Regional geologic relationships indicate that the total magnitude of extension in northwestern Nevada is low compared to the amount

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Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource Dictionary.png Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource: No definition has been provided for this term. Add a Definition Brophy Occurrence Models This classification scheme was developed by Brophy, as reported in Updating the Classification of Geothermal Resources.[1] Type A: Magma-heated, Dry Steam Resource Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource Type C: Caldera Resource Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource Type E: Extensional Tectonic, Fault-Controlled Resource

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Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Nevada National Security Site - January 11-13, 2011  

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SUBJECT: Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health SUBJECT: Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Nevada National Security Site - January 11-13, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit to the DOE Nevada Site Office (NSO) and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) from January 11-13, 2011. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, initiate the site lead program, increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of the site's activities, and to determine how HSS can carry out its independent oversight and mission support responsibilities.

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Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: A reconnaissance survey of Hg° was designed to model the 1912 Novarupta vent structure and delineate zones of near-surface high heat

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Dynamic diurnal social taxonomy of urban environments using data from a geocoded time use activity-travel diary and point-based business establishment inventory  

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Abstract In this paper, we explore the diurnal dynamics of joint activity participation in a small city in Pennsylvania, USA, using behavioral data and an inventory of business establishments. We account for the variation caused by the collective impact of social, temporal and spatial choices of individuals to produce predicted space–time visualizations of activity participation. The focus is on how social contexts of an activity impact the temporal and spatial decisions regarding the activity locations and how this impact varies depending on activity types. A comparison across activity types and social interaction types is made among spatial patterns during a day. The CentreSIM dataset, which is a household-based activity diary survey collected in Centre County (Pennsylvania, USA) in 2003, provides very detailed social interaction information enabling the analysis of social, spatial and temporal aspects of activity participation. In this paper we use this information to develop a spatio-temporal interpolation method and demonstration based on kriging. In this way, we extract the dynamic social taxonomy of places from the behavioral information in the dataset and suggest how urban and transportation models can be informed from the dynamics of places by observing “what is taking place” (activities being pursued in the context of this paper) combined with “what exists” (business establishments) or “what is available” (businesses that are open). The method here can also be used to improve the design of urban environments (e.g., filling gaps in desired activity locations), manage specific places (e.g., extending the opening and closing times of businesses), study transportation policies that are sensitive to time of day (e.g., pricing of parking to discourage crowding and traffic congestion), and modeling of spatio-temporal decisions of social activities in travel demand models (e.g., to guide the development of model specification and representation of the space in which behavioral models are applied).

Seo Youn Yoon; Srinath K. Ravulaparthy; Konstadinos G. Goulias

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview Of Electromagnetic Methods Applied In Active Volcanic...  

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areas in the United States through electromagnetic geophysical studies received foundation from the many surveys done for geothermal exploration in the 1970's. Investigations...

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Effects of Lake Fertilization by Volcanic Activity on Abundance of ...  

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Fish and Wildlife Service. Woods IIole ... in other regions. The fine material is carried by the wind for ... in 1883 and depending on the wind direction probably ...

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A Volcanologist'S Review Of Atmospheric Hazards Of Volcanic Activity...  

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evidence to suggest that particle aggregation is particularly successful in removing glass shards with high surface areasmass ratios. The primary atmospheric hazard of...

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Comparative analysis of core drilling and rotary drilling in volcanic terrane  

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Initially, the goal of this report is to compare and contrast penetration rates of rotary-mud drilling and core drilling in young volcanic terranes. It is widely recognized that areas containing an abundance of recent volcanic rocks are excellent targets for geothermal resources. Exploration programs depend heavily upon reliable subsurface information, because surface geophysical methods may be ineffective, inconclusive, or both. Past exploration drilling programs have mainly relied upon rotary-mud rigs for virtually all drilling activity. Core-drilling became popular several years ago, because it could deal effectively with two major problems encountered in young volcanic terranes: very hard, abrasive rock and extreme difficulty in controlling loss of circulation. In addition to overcoming these difficulties, core-drilling produced subsurface samples (core) that defined lithostratigraphy, structure and fractures far better than drill-chips. It seemed that the only negative aspect of core drilling was cost. The cost-per-foot may be two to three times higher than an ''initial quote'' for rotary drilling. In addition, penetration rates for comparable rock-types are often much lower for coring operations. This report also seeks to identify the extent of wireline core drilling (core-drilling using wireline retrieval) as a geothermal exploration tool. 25 refs., 21 figs., 13 tabs.

Flynn, T.; Trexler, D.T.; Wallace, R.H. Jr. (ed.)

1987-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Volcanism in the western San Juan Mountains, Colorado  

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Three major cycles of volcanism during the Miocene and Pliocene formed a layered succession of calc-alkaline eruptive materials in the western San Juan Mountains nearly 1.5 miles thick and having a volume grea...

R. G. Luedke; W. S. Burbank

1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Palaeomagnetism of the Antrim Plateau Volcanics of Northern Australia  

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......just south of the Australian Bight from the Upper Carboniferous...1969. North Australian Plateau Volcanics...the Bonaparte Gulf Basin, Bur. Miner. Resour...palaeomagnetism of the Great Dyke of Southern...part of the Wiso Basin, Northern Territory......

M. W. McElbinny; G. R. Luck

1970-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Static Temperature Survey At Lassen Volcanic National Park Area...  

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in volcanic rocks (Beall, 1981). Temperature-log profiles made 10 months after drilling completion show an abrupt temperature rise at 183 m, a maximum temperature of 176 degrees...

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Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure...  

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Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI...

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A Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression...  

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Modeling Of Gravity Anomaly- A Case Study Of The Hohi Volcanic Zone, Central Kyushu, Japan Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: A...

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Engineering a 150 Gbit/s Optical Active Cable to Meet the Needs of the Data Center Environment  

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This paper presents the engineering considerations undertaken in the design of an optical active cable for use in the data center/HPC. We report the characteristics and testing results...

Tokoro, Takehiko; Ishigami, Yoshiaki; Marra, Louis; Tamura, Kenichi

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Chapter Eight - Intrinsically Disordered Proteins—Relation to General Model Expressing the Active Role of the Water Environment  

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Abstract This work discusses the role of unstructured polypeptide chain fragments in shaping the protein's hydrophobic core. Based on the “fuzzy oil drop” model, which assumes an idealized distribution of hydrophobicity density described by the 3D Gaussian, we can determine which fragments make up the core and pinpoint residues whose location conflicts with theoretical predictions. We show that the structural influence of the water environment determines the positions of disordered fragments, leading to the formation of a hydrophobic core overlaid by a hydrophilic mantle. This phenomenon is further described by studying selected proteins which are known to be unstable and contain intrinsically disordered fragments. Their properties are established quantitatively, explaining the causative relation between the protein's structure and function and facilitating further comparative analyses of various structural models.

Barbara Kalinowska; Mateusz Banach; Leszek Konieczny; Damian Marchewka; Irena Roterman

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Uranium mineralization in fluorine-enriched volcanic rocks  

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Several uranium and other lithophile element deposits are located within or adjacent to small middle to late Cenozoic, fluorine-rich rhyolitic dome complexes. Examples studied include Spor Mountain, Utah (Be-U-F), the Honeycomb Hills, Utah (Be-U), the Wah Wah Mountains, Utah (U-F), and the Black Range-Sierra Cuchillo, New Mexico (Sn-Be-W-F). The formation of these and similar deposits begins with the emplacement of a rhyolitic magma, enriched in lithophile metals and complexing fluorine, that rises to a shallow crustal level, where its roof zone may become further enriched in volatiles and the ore elements. During initial explosive volcanic activity, aprons of lithicrich tuffs are erupted around the vents. These early pyroclastic deposits commonly host the mineralization, due to their initial enrichment in the lithophile elements, their permeability, and the reactivity of their foreign lithic inclusions (particularly carbonate rocks). The pyroclastics are capped and preserved by thick topaz rhyolite domes and flows that can serve as a source of heat and of additional quantities of ore elements. Devitrification, vapor-phase crystallization, or fumarolic alteration may free the ore elements from the glassy matrix and place them in a form readily leached by percolating meteoric waters. Heat from the rhyolitic sheets drives such waters through the system, generally into and up the vents and out through the early tuffs. Secondary alteration zones (K-feldspar, sericite, silica, clays, fluorite, carbonate, and zeolites) and economic mineral concentrations may form in response to this low temperature (less than 200 C) circulation. After cooling, meteoric water continues to migrate through the system, modifying the distribution and concentration of the ore elements (especially uranium).

Burt, D.M.; Sheridan, M.F.; Bikun, J.; Christiansen, E.; Correa, B.; Murphy, B.; Self, S.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Palaeomagnetism and Potassium-Argon Ages of Volcanic Rocks of Ngorongoro Caldera, Tanzania  

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......Volcanic Rocks of Ngorongoro Caldera, Tanzania* * Publication authorized by the Director...south-west wall of Ngorongoro caldera, Tanzania. The lowest three lavas are normally...Volcanic Rocks of Ngorongoro Caldera, Tanzania* C. S. Gromme, T. A. Reilly, A......

C. S. Grommé; T. A. Reilly; A. E. Mussett; R. L. Hay

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geochronology of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands: Age of shield building volcanism and other magmatic phases  

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Forty-six new K-Ar age determinations are presented on whole rock samples and mineral separates from volcanic and subvolcanic rocks of Gran Canaria. The main subaerial shield building basaltic volcanism...3 was c...

I. McDougall; H. -U. Schmincke

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Palaeomagnetism of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania  

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......Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania T. A. Reilly P. K. S. Raja A. E...from the volcanic province of northern Tanzania, Nature Phys. Sci., 229, 19-20...Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania T .A. Reilly Geological Survey of Ireland......

T. A. Reilly; P. K. S. Raja; A. E. Mussett; A. Brock

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Palaeomagnetism of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania  

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......Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania T. A. Reilly P. K. S. Raja A. E...from the volcanic province of northern Tanzania, Nature Phys. Sci., 229, 19-20...Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks from Kenya and Tanzania T. A. Reilly Geological Survey of Ireland......

T. A. Reilly; P. K. S. Raja; A. E. Mussett; A. Brock

1958-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Volcanism of the Kenya Rift Valley [and Discussion  

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...research-article Volcanism of the Kenya Rift Valley [and Discussion] B. C. King G. R...Robson R. B. McConnell The Kenya rift valley is a sector of the rift system of eastern...distances of 200 km or more both to the west and east and is broadly centred on the...

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydroacoustic detection of volcanic ocean-island earthquakes  

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......The finite difference grid is 7 110 km with a mesh...significant seismic monitoring infrastructure to new onsets of volcanism...regional monitoring infrastructure. Acknowledgments...Acoustic Modelling on a Grid of Vertically Varying...Talandier J.,1998. Hybrid numerical modelling......

George Helffrich; Sandra I. N. Heleno; Bruno Faria; João F. B. D. Fonseca

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Account of a New Volcanic Island in the Pacific Ocean  

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1 January 1886 research-article Account of a New Volcanic Island in the Pacific Ocean Wilfred Rowell The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend access to Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. www.jstor.org

1886-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visualizing the Aftermath of Volcanic Eruptions Tobias Gunther  

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of Magdeburg ABSTRACT Volcanic eruptions are not only hazardous in the vicinity of a vol- cano, but also affect to reconstruct and assess the movement of ash clouds. In particular, we shed light on the Gr´imsv¨otn, Puyehue or temperature. Combining individual satellite data into one visual- ization also allows to locate and judge

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TECTONIC VERSUS VOLCANIC ORIGIN OF THE SUMMIT DEPRESSION AT MEDICINE LAKE VOLCANO, CALIFORNIA  

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Medicine Lake Volcano is a Quaternary shield volcano located in a tectonically complex and active zone at the transition between the Basin and Range Province and the Cascade Range of the Pacific Province. The volcano is topped by a 7x12 km elliptical depression surrounded by a discontinuous constructional ring of basaltic to rhyolitic lava flows. This thesis explores the possibility that the depression may have formed due to regional extension (rift basin) or dextral shear (pull-apart basin) rather than through caldera collapse and examines the relationship between regional tectonics and localized volcanism. Existing data consisting of temperature and magnetotelluric surveys, alteration mineral studies, and core logging were compiled and supplemented with additional core logging, field observations, and fault striae studies in paleomagnetically oriented core samples. These results were then synthesized with regional fault data from existing maps and databases. Faulting patterns near the caldera, extension directions derived from fault striae P and T axes, and three-dimensional temperature and alteration mineral models are consistent with slip across arcuate ring faults related to magma chamber deflation during flank eruptions and/or a pyroclastic eruption at about 180 ka. These results are not consistent with a rift or pull-apart basin. Limited subsidence can be attributed to the relatively small volume of ash-flow tuff released by the only known major pyroclastic eruption and is inconsistent with the observed topographic relief. The additional relief can be explained by constructional volcanism. Striae from unoriented and oriented core, augmented by striae measurements in outcrop suggest that Walker Lane dextral shear, which can be reasonably projected from the southeast, has probably propagated into the Medicine Lake area. Most volcanic vents across Medicine Lake Volcano strike north-south, suggesting they are controlled by crustal weakness related to Basin and Range extension. Interaction of dextral shear, Basin and Range extension, and the zone of crustal weakness expressed as the Mount Shasta-Medicine Lake volcanic highland controlled the location and initiation of Medicine Lake Volcano at about 500 ka.

Mark Leon Gwynn

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tectonic versus volcanic origin of the summit depression at Medicine Lake Volcano, California  

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Medicine Lake Volcano is a Quaternary shield volcano located in a tectonically complex and active zone at the transition between the Basin and Range Province and the Cascade Range of the Pacific Province. The volcano is topped by a 7x12 km elliptical depression surrounded by a discontinuous constructional ring of basaltic to rhyolitic lava flows. This thesis explores the possibility that the depression may have formed due to regional extension (rift basin) or dextral shear (pull-apart basin) rather than through caldera collapse and examines the relationship between regional tectonics and localized volcanism. Existing data consisting of temperature and magnetotelluric surveys, alteration mineral studies, and core logging were compiled and supplemented with additional core logging, field observations, and fault striae studies in paleomagnetically oriented core samples. These results were then synthesized with regional fault data from existing maps and databases. Faulting patterns near the caldera, extension directions derived from fault striae P and T axes, and three-dimensional temperature and alteration mineral models are consistent with slip across arcuate ring faults related to magma chamber deflation during flank eruptions and/or a pyroclastic eruption at about 180 ka. These results are not consistent with a rift or pull-apart basin. Limited subsidence can be attributed to the relatively small volume of ash-flow tuff released by the only known major pyroclastic eruption and is inconsistent with the observed topographic relief. The additional relief can be explained by constructional volcanism. Striae from unoriented and oriented core, augmented by striae measurements in outcrop suggest that Walker Lane dextral shear, which can be reasonably projected from the southeast, has probably propagated into the Medicine Lake area. Most volcanic vents across Medicine Lake Volcano strike north-south, suggesting they are controlled by crustal weakness related to Basin and Range extension. Interaction of dextral shear, Basin and Range extension, and the zone of crustal weakness expressed as the Mount Shasta-Medicine Lake volcanic highland controlled the location and initiation of Medicine Lake Volcano at about 500 ka.

Mark Leon Gwynn

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource | Open Energy  

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D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource Dictionary.png Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource: No definition has been provided for this term. Add a Definition Brophy Occurrence Models This classification scheme was developed by Brophy, as reported in Updating the Classification of Geothermal Resources. Type A: Magma-heated, Dry Steam Resource Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource Type C: Caldera Resource Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource Type E: Extensional Tectonic, Fault-Controlled Resource Type F: Oceanic-ridge, Basaltic Resource Sedimentary-hosted volcanic-related resources are special in that the

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User Environment  

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User Environment Environment on Genepool When you log into the Genepool system you will land in your $HOME directory on NERSC's "global homes" file system. The global homes file system is mounted across all NERSC computation systems with the exception of PDSF. The $HOME directory has quota of 40GB and 1,000,000 inodes. To customize your environment, by setting environment variables or aliases, you will need to modify one of the "dot" files that NERSC has created for you. You may NOT modify the .bashrc or .cshrc files. These are set to read-only on NERSC systems and specify system specific customizations. Instead you should modify a file called .bashrc.ext or .cshrc.ext. Learn more about the global homes user environment. Important Environment Variables

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ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSAL AND DEPOSITION OF TEPHRA FROM A POTENTIAL VOLCANIC ERUPTION AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA  

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The purpose of this model report is to provide documentation of the conceptual and mathematical model (Ashplume) for atmospheric dispersal and subsequent deposition of ash on the land surface from a potential volcanic eruption at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. This report also documents the ash (tephra) redistribution conceptual model. These aspects of volcanism-related dose calculation are described in the context of the entire igneous disruptive events conceptual model in ''Characterize Framework for Igneous Activity'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 169989], Section 6.1.1). The Ashplume conceptual model accounts for incorporation and entrainment of waste fuel particles associated with a hypothetical volcanic eruption through the Yucca Mountain repository and downwind transport of contaminated tephra. The Ashplume mathematical model describes the conceptual model in mathematical terms to allow for prediction of radioactive waste/ash deposition on the ground surface given that the hypothetical eruptive event occurs. This model report also describes the conceptual model for tephra redistribution from a basaltic cinder cone. Sensitivity analyses and model validation activities for the ash dispersal and redistribution models are also presented. Analyses documented in this model report update the previous documentation of the Ashplume mathematical model and its application to the Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA) for the License Application (TSPA-LA) igneous scenarios. This model report also documents the redistribution model product outputs based on analyses to support the conceptual model. In this report, ''Ashplume'' is used when referring to the atmospheric dispersal model and ''ASHPLUME'' is used when referencing the code of that model. Two analysis and model reports provide direct inputs to this model report, namely ''Characterize Eruptive Processes at Yucca Mountain, Nevada and Number of Waste Packages Hit by Igneous Intrusion''. This model report provides direct inputs to the TSPA, which uses the ASHPLUME software described and used in this model report. Thus, ASHPLUME software inputs are inputs to this model report for ASHPLUME runs in this model report. However, ASHPLUME software inputs are outputs of this model report for ASHPLUME runs by TSPA.

C. Harrington

2004-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Activities  

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Activities and events provide Residential Network members the opportunity to discuss similar needs and challenges, and to collectively identify effective strategies and useful resources.

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Volcanic, erosional, tectonic, and biogenic peaks on Guyot Summit Plains in the Louisville Seamount Chain  

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Vol. 23, p. 125-138. Sinton, J.M. 2009. Volcanic Islands. inAustral-Cook Islands [Sinton, 2009]. While these features

Ebuna, Daniel R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political and scientific uncertainties in volcanic risk management: The yellow alert in Quito in October 1998  

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Volcanic risk management involves volcanologists, civil authorities and the ... 1998. It describes the scientific context, the political announcement and the decision-making process that...

Pascale Metzger; Robert D'Ercole; Alexis Sierra

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Predicting and validating the tracking of a Volcanic Ash Cloud during the 2006 Eruption of Mt. Augustine Volcano  

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On 11 January 2006, Mount Augustine volcano in southern Alaska began erupting after 20-year repose. The Anchorage Forecast Office of the National Weather Service (NWS) issued an advisory on 28 January for Kodiak City. On 31 January, Alaska Airlines cancelled all flights to and from Anchorage after multiple advisories from the NWS for Anchorage and the surrounding region. The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) had reported the onset of the continuous eruption. AVO monitors the approximately 100 active volcanoes in the Northern Pacific. Ash clouds from these volcanoes can cause serious damage to an aircraft and pose a serious threat to the local communities, and to transcontinental air traffic throughout the Arctic and sub-Arctic region. Within AVO, a dispersion model has been developed to track the dispersion of volcanic ash clouds. The model, Puff, was used operational by AVO during the Augustine eruptive period. Here, we examine the dispersion of a volcanic ash cloud from Mount Augustine across Alaska from 29 January through the 2 February 2006. We present the synoptic meteorology, the Puff predictions, and measurements from aerosol samplers, laser radar (or lidar) systems, and satellites. UAF aerosol samplers revealed the presence of volcanic aerosols at the surface at sites where Puff predicted the ash clouds movement. Remote sensing satellite data showed the development of the ash cloud in close proximity to the volcano and a sulfur-dioxide cloud further from the volcano consistent with the Puff predictions. Lidars showed the presence of volcanic aerosol with consistent characteristics aloft over Alaska and were capable of detecting the aerosol, even in the presence of scattered clouds and where the cloud is too thin/disperse to be detected by remote sensing satellite data. The lidar measurements revealed the different trajectories of ash consistent with the Puff predictions. Dispersion models provide a forecast of volcanic ash cloud movement that might be undetectable by any other means but are still a significant hazard. Validation is the key to assessing the accuracy of any future predictions. The study highlights the use of multiple and complementary observations used in detecting the trajectory ash cloud, both at the surface and aloft within the atmosphere.

Webley, Peter W.; Atkinson, D.; Collins, Richard L.; Dean, K.; Fochesatto, J.; Sassen, Kenneth; Cahill, Catherine F.; Prata, A.; Flynn, Connor J.; Mizutani, K.

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The Plio–Quaternary volcanic evolution of Gran Canaria based on new K–Ar ages and magnetostratigraphy  

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The combined use of radiometric dating (51 new unspiked K–Ar ages), magnetostratigraphy and field geology establishes a new time framework for the last two stages of the volcanic evolution of Gran Canaria. Most of the dated samples have ages coherent with their stratigraphic positions and magnetic polarities. Our new set of data extends the end of the Roque Nublo (RN) group, one of the main posterosive stages of Gran Canaria which started about 4.9 Ma ago, to ages as young as 2.87 Ma. This is about 0.7 Ma younger than previously thought. Moreover, the dating of samples collected in well-defined stratigraphic sequences supports the contemporaneity of the early stages of the post-Roque Nublo group and the vanishing activity of the Roque Nublo stratovolcano between 3.7 and 2.9 Ma. The multiple lateral collapses of the Roque Nublo stratovolcano occurred during this period between 3.5 and 3.1 Ma which corresponds to a main period of volcanic quiescence. After 2.9 Ma, the effusive activity propagated along a well-defined NW–SE rift until about 1.5 Ma, shifting progressively from a rifting propagation to platform-forming lavas. Thereafter, the activity is very disperse and belongs to the Brunhes period, with most of it before 500 ka.

Hervé Guillou; Francisco José Perez Torrado; Alex R Hansen Machin; Juan Carlos Carracedo; Domingo Gimeno

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Analysis and correlation of volcanic ash in marine sediments from the Peru Margin, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 201: explosive volcanic cycles of the north-central Andes  

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A detailed investigation of cores from three Peru Margin sites drilled during Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 201 has been conducted to determine the occurrence of volcanic ash layers and ash accumulations within marine sediments along the Peru...

Hart, Shirley Dawn

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Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period  

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Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period R (2006), Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period histories from ice coring of Greenland and Antarctica over the period 2 to 45 ka, using SO4 anomalies

Price, P. Buford

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Ensemble Forecasting of Volcanic Sulfur Emissions in Hawai'i Andre Pattantyus and Steven Businger  

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of Hawai'i. The probabilistic forecast products show uncertainty in pollutant concentrations of pollution known as "vog" after volcanic smog. Prevailing northeast trade winds in Hawaii advectEnsemble Forecasting of Volcanic Sulfur Emissions in Hawai'i Andre Pattantyus and Steven Businger

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Explosive volcanic eruptions — IV. The control of magma properties and conduit geometry on eruption column behaviour  

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......vents in the Sabaloka Couldron, Sudan, Geol. Mag., 108, 159-176...Volcanic eruption clouds and the thermal power output of explosive eruptions...vents in the Sabaloka Couldron, Sudan, Ceol. Mag., 108,159-176...Volcanic eruption clouds and the thermal power output of explosive eruptions......

Lionel Wilson; R. Stephen J. Sparks; George P. L. Walker

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Measuring and mapping the relationships between urban environment and urban health : how New York City's Active Design policies can be targeted to address the obesity epidemic  

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The fields of urban planning and public health both emerged in the 19th century and were united in an effort to address poor health conditions that were linked to the urban environment of cities. By the end of the 20th ...

Drummond, Jocelyn Pak

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Transition from alkaline to calc-alkaline volcanism during evolution of the Paleoproterozoic Francevillian basin of eastern Gabon (Western Central Africa)  

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Abstract We report new geochemical data for the volcanic and subvolcanic rocks associated with the evolution of the Francevillian basin of eastern Gabon during Paleoproterozoic times (c. 2.1–2 Ga). Filling of this basin has proceeded through four main sedimentary or volcano-sedimentary episodes, namely FA, FB, FC and FD. Volcanism started during the FB episode being present only in the northern part of the basin (Okondja sub-basin). This volcanism is ultramafic to trachytic in composition and displays a rather constant alkaline geochemical signature. This signature is typical of a within-plate environment, consistent with the rift-setting generally postulated for the Francevillian basin during the FB period. Following FB, the FC unit is 10–20 m-thick silicic horizon (jasper) attesting for a massive input of silica in the basin. Following FC, the FD unit is a c. 200–400 m-thick volcano-sedimentary sequence including felsic tuffs and epiclastic rocks. The geochemical signatures of these rocks are totally distinct from those of the FB alkaline lavas. High Th/Ta and La/Ta ratios attest for a calc-alkaline signature and slight fractionation between heavy rare-earth suggests melting at a rather low pressure. Such characteristics are comparable to those of felsic lavas associated with the Taupo zone of New Zealand, a modern ensialic back-arc basin. Following FD, the FE detrital unit is defined only in the Okondja region, probably associated with a late-stage collapse of the northern part of the basin. It is suggested that the alkaline to calc-alkaline volcanic transition reflects the evolution of the Francevillian basin from a diverging to a converging setting, in response to the onset of converging movements in the Eburnean Belt of Central Africa.

Denis Thiéblemont; Pascal Bouton; Alain Préat; Jean-Christian Goujou; Monique Tegyey; Francis Weber; Michel Ebang Obiang; Jean Louis Joron; Michel Treuil

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COLLOQUIUM: Volcanism, Impacts and Mass Extinctions: Causes and Effects |  

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February 13, 2013, 4:15pm to 5:30pm February 13, 2013, 4:15pm to 5:30pm Colloquia MBG Auditorium COLLOQUIUM: Volcanism, Impacts and Mass Extinctions: Causes and Effects Professor Gerta Keller Princeton University Presentation: WC13FEB2014_GKeller.pptx The nature and causes of mass extinctions in the geological past have remained topics of intense scientific debate for the past three decades. Central to this debate is the question of whether one, or several large bolide impacts, the eruption of large igneous provinces (LIP) or a combination of the two were the primary mechanisms driving the environmental changes that are universally regarded as the proximate causes for four of the five major Phanerozoic extinction events. Recent years have seen a revolution in our understanding of interplanetary

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Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Visit at the LANL CMRR Project Facility Construction Site, November 1-5, 2010  

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Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Visit at the LANL CMRR Project Facility Construction Site, November 1-5, 2010 The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit on November 1-5, 2010, at the Chemical and Metallurgy Research Replacement (CMRR) project site at the Department of Energy Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The purpose of the visit was to determine ways in which HSS would be able to carry out its independent oversight responsibilities with respect to this project in a method that encourages integration with DOE-LANL. The orientation visit was conducted by the HSS LANL Site Lead and an HSS contractor.

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Detecting Things We Cannot See: Learning the Concepts of Control and Detecting Things We Cannot See: Learning the Concepts of Control and Variable in an Experiment Submitted by Anita Brook-Dupree, 1996 TRAC teacher at Fermilab, Teacher, Alternative Middle Years School, Philadelphia, PA. Particle physicists at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois are faced with the problem of detecting the presence of sub-atomic particles they cannot see. During my summer as a TRAC teacher at Fermilab, I tried to think of ways to teach middle school students about things we cannot see. I want to thank my nine-year-old daughter Gia for the idea for the following activity. I was lamenting that I could not come up with ideas of how to relate the work of Fermilab scientists to anything that my students would understand. Then I was reminded by my daughter, that when I brought her to school on the

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Quantum robots and environments  

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Quantum robots and their interactions with environments of quantum systems are described, and their study justified. A quantum robot is a mobile quantum system that includes an on-board quantum computer and needed ancillary systems. Quantum robots carry out tasks whose goals include specified changes in the state of the environment, or carrying out measurements on the environment. Each task is a sequence of alternating computation and action phases. Computation phase activites include determination of the action to be carried out in the next phase, and recording of information on neighborhood environmental system states. Action phase activities include motion of the quantum robot and changes in the neighborhood environment system states. Models of quantum robots and their interactions with environments are described using discrete space and time. A unitary step operator T that gives the single time step dynamics is associated with each task. T=Ta+Tc is a sum of action phase and computation phase step operators. Conditions that Ta and Tc should satisfy are given along with a description of the evolution as a sum over paths of completed phase input and output states. A simple example of a task—carrying out a measurement on a very simple environment—is analyzed in detail. A decision tree for the task is presented and discussed in terms of the sums over phase paths. It is seen that no definite times or durations are associated with the phase steps in the tree, and that the tree describes the successive phase steps in each path in the sum over phase paths.

Paul Benioff

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Formation of Mud-Volcanic Fluids in Taman (Russia) and Kakhetia (Georgia): Evidence from Boron Isotopes  

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Temperatures of the formation of mud-volcanic waters are determined based on concentrations of some temperature-dependent components (Na–Li, Mg–Li). Estimates obtained for the Taman and Kakhetia regions are si...

V. Yu. Lavrushin; A. Kopf; A. Deyhle; M. I. Stepanets

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Deccan volcanism, the KT mass extinction and dinosaurs 709 J. Biosci. 34(5), November 2009  

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, 1988; Courtillot 1999). Over the past decade continental flood basalts (CFB) have been correlated be the general cause of mass extinctions. But acceptance of CFB volcanism as the likely catastrophe that led

Keller, Gerta

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Mantle dynamics beneath the Pacific Northwest and the generation of voluminous back-arc volcanism  

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The Pacific Northwest (PNW) has a complex tectonic history and over the past ~17 Ma has played host to several major episodes of intraplate volcanism. These events include the Steens/Columbia River flood basalts (CRB) and ...

Long, Maureen D.

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Center for Volcanic and Tectonic Studies: 1992--1993 annual report  

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The annual report of the Center for Volcanic Studies (CVTS) contains a series of papers, reprints and a Master of Science thesis that review the progress made by the CVTS between October 1, 1992 and February 1, 1994. During this period CVTS staff focused on several topics that have direct relevance to volcanic hazards related to the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. These topics include: (1) polygenetic/polycyclic volcanism in Crater Flat, Nevada; (2) the role of the mantle during crustal extension; (3) the detailed geology of Crater Flat, Nevada; (4) Pliocene volcanoes in the Reveille Range, south-central Nevada; (5) estimating the probability of disruption of the proposed repository by volcanic eruptions. This topic is being studied by Dr. C.H. Ho at UNLV. The report contains copies of these individual papers as they were presented in various conference proceedings.

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Quaternary Science Reviews 26 (2007) 15291546 Glacial and volcanic history of Icelandic table mountains from  

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2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. 1. Introduction Table mountains, also widely known as tuyas of these distinctive landforms in the Tuya Butte volcanic field in northwestern British Columbia were described

Licciardi, Joseph M.

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Red Mountain is one of several hundred cinder cones within a swath of volcanic  

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time to expose their internal features. Although human quarrying creates frequently changing glimpses into a few of the cones in the volcanic field, quarries generally are unsafe for tourists and public access

Torgersen, Christian

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Petrology of clinopyroxene-amphibole inclusions from the roque nublo volcanics, gran canaria, canary islands  

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Inclusions consisting of clinopyroxene, amphibole, Fe-Ti oxides and apatitc are abundant in the Roque Nublo volcanics, a unit of Late Tertiary age that is widespread on Gran Canaria Island. The unit includes alka...

T. Frisch; H. U. Schmincke

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Factors Affecting Radiation Dose from a Hypothetical Extrusive Volcanic Event at Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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This paper describes the factors that could affect doses to the reasonably maximally exposed individual (RMEI) as a result of a hypothetical extrusive igneous event at Yucca Mountain. Based on available information, there is no evidence that most of the spent fuel in waste packages intersected by a volcanic conduit would be reduced to fine-grained material and subsequently erupted as volcanic ash. (authors)

Weiner, R. [U. S. NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials, Rockville, MD (United States); Coleman, N. [U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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40Ar-39Ar Geochronology Of Magmatic Activity, Magma Flux And Hazards At  

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Ar-39Ar Geochronology Of Magmatic Activity, Magma Flux And Hazards At Ar-39Ar Geochronology Of Magmatic Activity, Magma Flux And Hazards At Ruapehu Volcano, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: 40Ar-39Ar Geochronology Of Magmatic Activity, Magma Flux And Hazards At Ruapehu Volcano, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: We have determined precise eruption ages for andesites from Ruapehu volcano in the Tongariro Volcanic Centre of the Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) using 40Ar/39Ar furnace step-heating of separated groundmass concentrates. The plateau ages indicate several eruptive pulses near 200, 134, 45, 22 and <15 ka and, based on our and previous field mapping confirm the lavas of the Te Herenga Formation as the oldest exposed part of the

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Historically, estuaries have been the focal point of extensive industrial activity for maritime nations. Similarly, it is well established that such marginal marine environments are particularly  

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- and sediment-based pollution. In future, these areas will be placed under enhanced environmental pressure. AllHistorically, estuaries have been the focal point of extensive industrial activity for maritime anthropogenic influences, such as: maritime transport (port construction, navigational dredging and dumping

Quartly, Graham

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Revised age for Midway volcano, Hawaiian volcanic chain  

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New conventional K-Ar,40Ar/39Ar, and petrochemical data on alkalic basalt pebbles from the basalt conglomerate overlying tholeiitic flows in the Midway drill hole show that Midway evolved past the tholeiitic shield-building stage and erupted lavas of the alkalic suite27.0 ± 0.6m.y. ago. The data also show that previously published conventional K-Ar ages on altered samples of tholeiite are too young by about 9 m.y. These results remove a significant anomaly in the age-distance relationships of the Hawaiian chain and obviate the need for large changes in either the rate of rotation of the Pacific plate about the Hawaiian pole or the motion of the plate relative to the Hawaiian hot spot since the time of formation of the Hawaiian-Emperor bend. All of the age data along the Hawaiian chain are now reasonably consistent with an average rate of volcanic propagation of 8.0 cm/yr and with 0.83°/m.y. of angular rotation about the Hawaiian pole.

G. Brent Dalrymple; David A. Clague; Marvin A. Lanphere

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal Ash Behavior in Reducing Environments (CABRE) III Year 6 - Activity 1.10 - Development of a National Center for Hydrogen  

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The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has been conducting research on gasification for six decades. One of the objectives of this gasification research has been to maximize carbon conversion and the water–gas shift process for optimal hydrogen production and syngas quality. This research focus and experience were a perfect fit for the National Center for Hydrogen Technology ® (NCHT®) Program at the EERC for improving all aspects of coal gasification, which ultimately aids in the production and purification of hydrogen. A consortia project was developed under the NCHT Program to develop an improved predictive model for ash formation and deposition under the project entitled “Coal Ash Behavior in Reducing Environments (CABRE) III: Development of the CABRE III Model.” The computer-based program is now applicable to the modeling of coal and ash behavior in both entrained-flow and fluidized-bed gasification systems to aid in overall gasification efficiency. This model represents a significant improvement over the CABRE II model and runs on a Microsoft Windows PC platform. The major achievements of the CABRE III model are partitioning of inorganic transformations between various phases for specific gas cleanup equipment; slag property predictions, including standard temperature–viscosity curves and slag flow and thickness; deposition rates in gasification cleanup equipment; provision for composition analysis for all input and output streams across all process equipment, including major elements and trace elements of interest; composition analysis of deposit streams for various deposit zones, including direct condensation on equipment surfaces (Zone A), homogeneous particulate deposition (Zone B), and entrained fly ash deposition (Zone C); and physical removal of ash in cyclones based on D50 cut points. Another new feature of the CABRE III model is a user-friendly interface and detailed reports that are easily exportable into Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, or as pdf files. The user interface provides stepwise guides with built-in checks for efficient entry of required input data on fuels of interest to allow a successful execution of the model. The model was developed with data from several fuels selected by the sponsors, including bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite, and petroleum coke (petcoke). The data from these fuels were obtained using small pilot-scale entrained-flow and fluidized-bed gasifiers at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC). The CABRE III model is expected to further advance the knowledge base for the NCHT® Program and, more importantly, allow for prediction of the slagging and fouling characteristics of fuels in reducing environments. The information obtained from this program will potentially also assist in maintaining prolonged gasifier operation free from failure or facilitate troubleshooting to minimize downtime in the event of a problem.

Stanislowski, Joshua; Azenkeng, Alexander; McCollor, Donald; Galbreath, Kevin; Jensen, Robert; Lahr, Brent

2012-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories, August 2008  

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At the request of the Secretary of Energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), performed a Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories. The Special Review included onsite field reviews of work practices at the 8 of the 16 laboratories currently performing nanoscale activities. The eight selected DOE sites, which were reviewed during May-July 2008. This volume is a compilation of field reports of the eight selected DOE sites, which were reviewed during May-July 2008. The field reviews focused on collecting data by reviewing nanomaterial program documents, observing activities involving nanomaterials, conducting facility walkthroughs, and interviewing personnel. The data for each site was analyzed and subject to an internal HSS quality review board. Reports were validated with site representatives and revised as appropriate to ensure factual accuracy. Closeout meetings were conducted with DOE site managers and laboratory management to discuss results. The individual sites are responsible for evaluating and addressing weaknesses identified on the field reviews.

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Effects of Volcanism on Climate Paul Withers The effects of subaerial volcanism extend far from their source. Long-distance effects  

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at ground level. Mafic volcanic gases can be roughly described as 80% H2O, 10% CO2, 5% SO2, and traces, 1980), El Chichon (Mexico, 1982), Mt. Hudson (Chile, 1991), and Mt. Pinatubo (Philippines, 1991 of the eruption column, having been transported less than 1000 km for any eruptions in the Holocene, or past 8000

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Jurassic arc volcanism on Crimea (Ukraine): Implications for the paleo-subduction zone configuration of the Black Sea region  

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Jurassic arc volcanism on Crimea (Ukraine): Implications for the paleo-subduction zone margin. Crimea (Ukraine), a peninsula in the northern Black Sea, represents the northernmost region

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Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Nevada National Security Site - January 11-13, 2011  

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Orientation Visit to the Nevada National Orientation Visit to the Nevada National Security Site - January 11-13, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit to the DOE Nevada Site Office (NSO) and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) from January 11-13, 2011. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, initiate the site lead program, increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of the site's activities, and to determine how HSS can carry out its independent oversight and mission support responsibilities. Staff from NSO, National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory provided HSS personnel with detailed

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Office of Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Activity Report for the Orientation Visit to the Pantex Plant - October 26-28, 2010  

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Orientation Visit to the Pantex Orientation Visit to the Pantex Plant - October 26-28, 2010 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an orientation visit to the DOE Pantex Site Office (PXSO) and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, from October 26-28, 2010. The purpose of the visit was to increase HSS personnel's operational awareness of Pantex Plant activities and to determine how HSS can carry out its independent oversight and mission support responsibilities in a way that encourages a partnership with PXSO. PXSO and Pantex Plant staff provided HSS personnel with detailed tours of plant facilities, including warehouses, vaults, shipping and receiving docks, bays, cells, and the

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Ecology and environment  

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Ecology and environment Essentials Courses MSci (Hons) in Ecology and Environment MSci (Hons) in Ecology and Environment (research placement) BSc (Hons) in Ecology and Environment Foundation year for UK for the MSci in Ecology and Environment (research placement): AAA Typical A level offer range for the other

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Nitric Oxide Photogeneration from trans-Cr(cyclam)(ONO)2+ in a Reducing Environment. Activation of Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase and Arterial Vasorelaxation  

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We also demonstrate that photolysis of 1 in the nM concentration range with a portable blue LED leads to vasorelaxation of porcine coronary arterial rings, a process also attributed to the NO activation of sGC. ... Abbreviations: BSA, bovine serum albumin; CFL, compact fluorescent light-bulb; cGMP, cyclic guanosine monophosphate; cyclam, 1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane; DEA/NO, (Z)-l-(N,N-diethylamino)-diazen-l-ium-l,2-diolate; EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; GSH, glutathione; GTP, guanosine triphosphate; sGC, soluble guanylyl cyclase; IBMX, isobutylmethylxanthine; LED, light emitting diode; NO, nitric oxide; NOA, nitric oxide analyzer; ODQ, 1H-[1,2,4]oxadiazolo[4,3-a]quinoxalin-1-one; U46619, 9,11-dideoxy-ll?,9?-epoxy-methanoprostaglandin F2?. ... data show that the expected fluorescence of the pendant chromophores is largely quenched when the macrocyclic ligand is coordinated to these Cr(III) centers, and this is interpreted in terms of fast energy transfer processes from the ligand-centered ??* states to the Cr(III)-centered ligand field states leading to subsequent cleavage of the Cr(III)-coordinated nitrito ligand. ...

Alexis D. Ostrowski; Sherine J. Deakin; Bilal Azhar; Thomas W. Miller; Nestor Franco; Melisa M. Cherney; Andrea J. Lee; Judith N. Burstyn; Jon M. Fukuto; Ian L. Megson; Peter C. Ford

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Viscosity Control of the Composition of Ocean Floor Volcanics  

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4 February 1971 research-article Viscosity Control of the Composition of Ocean Floor...environment. Instead it is postulated that the viscosity exercises a control by limiting the range...magmas (to those with a sufficiently low viscosity) which is capable of penetrating the...

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey Map of Part of the Southwest Nevada Volcanic Field  

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A high-resolution aeromagnetic survey was recently flown to collect data for geologic investigations in the Southwest Nevada Volcanic Field. This survey represents a marked improvement over previous (1999) surveys. The survey includes over 860 km{sup 2} covered by nearly 16,000 km of flightline with 60-m spacing and an instrument altitude of 30 m above the ground surface. Features of interest visible in the dataset include magnetic banding in the volcanic tuffs that form the faulted terrain and sharp delineation of Quaternary basalt cinder cones and lava flows. This 1:100,000-scale map includes a shaded-relief map base and a semi-transparent overlay of the aeromagnetic data, with inset maps illustrating (1) comparisons of detail between the 1999 and 2004 datasets, (2) polarity reversal banding in the volcanic tuff ridges, (3) details of the morphology of Quaternary basalt centers enhanced by aeromagnetic data, and (4) use of GIS in planning the survey.

G. Keating; R. Prueitt; A. Cogbill

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Quaternary volcanism, tectonics, and sedimentation in the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory area  

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In this article, we discuss the regional context and describe localities for a two-day field excursion in the vicinity of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). We address several geologic themes: (1) Late Cenozoic, bimodal volcanism of the Eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP), (2) the regional tectonics and structural geology of the Basin and Range province to the northwest of the ESRP, (3) fluvial, lacustrine, and aeolian sedimentation in the INEL area, and (4) the influence of Quaternary volcanism and tectonics on sedimentation near the INEL.

Hackett, W.R.; Smith, R.P.

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Quaternary volcanism, tectonics, and sedimentation in the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory area  

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In this article, we discuss the regional context and describe localities for a two-day field excursion in the vicinity of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). We address several geologic themes: (1) Late Cenozoic, bimodal volcanism of the Eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP), (2) the regional tectonics and structural geology of the Basin and Range province to the northwest of the ESRP, (3) fluvial, lacustrine, and aeolian sedimentation in the INEL area, and (4) the influence of Quaternary volcanism and tectonics on sedimentation near the INEL.

Hackett, W.R.; Smith, R.P.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Explosive basaltic volcanism of the Chikurachki Volcano (Kurile arc, Russia): Insights on pre-eruptive magmatic conditions  

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Explosive basaltic volcanism of the Chikurachki Volcano (Kurile arc, Russia): Insights on pre-Sakhalinsk, Russia d Institute of Volcanic Geology and Geochemistry, 683006 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia e Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, 117975 Moscow, Russia Received 13 December

Belousov, Alexander

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Exploring links between physical and probabilistic models of volcanic eruptions: The Soufrie`re Hills Volcano, Montserrat  

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] Probabilistic methods play an increasingly important role in volcanic hazards forecasts. Here we show stiffening and gas exsolution, and depressurization due to development of permeability and gas escape. Our experience with the Soufrie`re Hills Volcano eruption sequence suggests that volcanic eruption forecasts

Connor, Charles

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Late Cenozoic volcanism, geochronology, and structure of the...  

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by various geophysical anomalies that are evidently related to an active hot-water geothermal system. This system apparently is heated by a reservoir of silicic magma...

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Heterogeneous Structure Around the Jemez Volcanic Field, New...  

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Data Abstract We analyse active-experiment seismic data obtained by the 1993 Jemez Tomography Experiment (JTEX) programme to elucidate the heterogeneous structure of the Jemez...

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Evidence for explosive silicic volcanism on the Moon from the extended distribution of thorium near the Compton-Belkovich Volcanic Complex  

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We reconstruct the abundance of thorium near the Compton-Belkovich Volcanic Complex on the Moon, using data from the Lunar Prospector Gamma Ray Spectrometer. We enhance the resolution via a pixon image reconstruction technique, and find that the thorium is distributed over a larger (40 km $\\times$ 75 km) area than the (25 km $\\times$ 35 km) high albedo region normally associated with Compton-Belkovich. Our reconstructions show that inside this region, the thorium concentration is 15 - 33 ppm. We also find additional thorium, spread up to 300 km eastward of the complex at $\\sim$2 ppm. The thorium must have been deposited during the formation of the volcanic complex, because subsequent lateral transport mechanisms, such as small impacts, are unable to move sufficient material. The morphology of the feature is consistent with pyroclastic dispersal and we conclude that the present distribution of thorium was likely created by the explosive eruption of silicic magma.

Wilson, J T; Massey, R J; Elphic, R C; Jolliff, B L; Lawrence, D J; Llewellin, E W; McElwaine, J N; Teodoro, L F A

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Yucca Mountain and The Environment  

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The Yucca Mountain Project places a high priority on protecting the environment. To ensure compliance with all state and federal environmental laws and regulations, the Project established an Environmental Management System. Important elements of the Environmental Management System include the following: (1) monitoring air, water, and other natural resources; (2) protecting plant and animal species by minimizing land disturbance; (3) restoring vegetation and wildlife habitat in disturbed areas; (4) protecting cultural resources; (5) minimizing waste, preventing pollution, and promoting environmental awareness; and (6) managing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Reducing the impacts of Project activities on the environment will continue for the duration of the Project.

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2005-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of magnetic amplitude inversion in exploration for natural gas in volcanics Yaoguo Li, Center for Gravity, Electrical, and Magnetic Studies, Colorado School of Mines  

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Application of magnetic amplitude inversion in exploration for natural gas in volcanics Yaoguo Li basins and have strong remanent magnetization. The appli- cation arises in exploration of natural gas identify the volcanic units at large depths. INTRODUCTION Exploration for natural gas hosted in volcanics

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Ar geochronology of magmatic activity, magma ux and hazards at Ruapehu volcano, Taupo Volcanic Zone,  

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, Auckland, New Zealand e New Mexico Geochronological Research Laboratory, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, USA f New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Exploration, Socorro, NM, USA Received ka includes an entire s 300-m section of lavas in Whangaehu gorge as well as some lavas in Ohinepango

Dunbar, Nelia W.

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CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism | Open Energy Information  

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Making. In: Proceedings. Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering; 20140224; Stanford, California. Stanford, California: Stanford University; p. 8 Inga...

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RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING BELOW A VOLCANIC CRATER FLOOR WITH COSMIC-RAY MUONS  

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horizontally-arriving cosmic ray muon with energy of 1 TeV can penetrate 2.6 km of water. Thus, cosmic-ray muon that uncertainty on the shape and amplitude of the energy spectrum of the muon source is within a few percentRADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING BELOW A VOLCANIC CRATER FLOOR WITH COSMIC-RAY MUONS HIROYUKI K.M. TANAKA

Aoki, Yosuke

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Did the Toba volcanic eruption of $74 ka B.P. produce widespread glaciation?  

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that the Toba volcanic eruption, approximately 74 ka B.P., was responsible for the extended cooling period and ice sheet advance immediately following it, but previous climate model simulations, using 100 times a maximum global cooling of 10 K and ModelE runs produced 8­17 K of cooling within the first years

Robock, Alan

191

Resuspension of Relic Volcanic Ash and Dust from Katmai: Still an Aviation Hazard  

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Northwest winds were strong enough to continuously resuspend relic volcanic ash from the Katmai volcano cluster and the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes on 20–21 September 2003. The ash cloud reached over 1600 m and extended over 230 km into the ...

David Hadley; Gary L. Hufford; James J. Simpson

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam Explosions, Earthquakes, and Volcanic Eruptions--What's in Yellowstone's Future?  

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Steam Explosions, Earthquakes, and Volcanic Eruptions-- What's in Yellowstone's Future? U. In the background, steam vigorously rises from the hot Each year, millions of visitors come to admire the hot, such as geysers. Steam and hot water carry huge quantities of thermal en- ergy to the surface from the magma cham

Torgersen, Christian

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Apparent downwind depletion of volcanic SO2 flux--lessons  

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. Volcano monitoring . FLYSPEC Introduction Volcanic gas emissions play an important role indicate that dry deposition of sulfur from the plume and conversion of SO2 to sulfate aerosols within 5km downwind, and is responsible for the apparent loss of SO2. Due to the importance of SO2 emission

Williams-Jones, Glyn

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Modeling the Formation of Advanced Argillic Lithocaps: Volcanic Vapor Condensation Above Porphyry Intrusions  

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...predominance boundaries for aqueous S species were converted to RH, using equation 15.6 of Giggenbach (1997): RH = 2.65-12776/T - 1/2 log f O2 , for T in Kelvin. All redox data for volcanic (dark blue) and plutonic (light blue) rocks are based...

Jeffrey W. Hedenquist; Yuri A. Taran

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Constraining Transient Climate Sensitivity Using Coupled Climate Model Simulations of Volcanic Eruptions  

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Coupled climate model simulations of volcanic eruptions and abrupt changes in CO2 concentration are compared in multiple realizations of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Climate Model, version 2.1 (GFDL CM2.1). The change in global-mean ...

Timothy M. Merlis; Isaac M. Held; Georgiy L. Stenchikov; Fanrong Zeng; Larry W. Horowitz

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New ice core evidence for a volcanic cause of the A.D. 536 dust veil  

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New ice core evidence for a volcanic cause of the A.D. 536 dust veil L. B. Larsen,1 B. M. Vinther,1. [1] New and well-dated evidence of sulphate deposits in Greenland and Antarctic ice cores indicate a substantial and extensive atmospheric acidic dust veil at A.D. 533­534 ± 2 years. This was likely produced

Nicolussi, Kurt

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Geochemistry of volcanic rocks from the Geysers geothermal area, California Coast Ranges  

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source of geothermal energy, is ulti- 0024-4937/$ - see front matter D 2005 Published by Elsevier BGeochemistry of volcanic rocks from the Geysers geothermal area, California Coast Ranges Axel K Potsdam, Germany c Philippine Geothermal, Inc., Makati, Philippines Received 1 May 2004; accepted 25 May

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Evaporation of Lava and its Condensation from the Vapour Phase in Terrestrial and Lunar Volcanism  

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... appearance to the clouds of white steam from erupting geysers and from heated pools in geothermal areas. The resemblance between the steam clouds and the volcanic clouds is so pronounced ... is little doubt that they are formed by a similar mechanism. It appears that the hot lava has a high enough vapour pressure for appreciable quantities of it to evaporate. ...

BERNARD VONNEGUT; ROBERT K. MCCONNELL; RONALD V. ALLEN

1966-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Using hydraulic equivalences to discriminate transport processes1 of volcanic flows1  

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Mexico, to distinguish the various modes of transport at play in their genesis. Using the concept11, 1987). Despite the ubiquity of25 such deposits, we only have a crude understanding of their genesis Toluca Volcano, Mexico (Fig. 1).34 HYDRAULIC EQUIVALENCES35 Models of volcanic flows invoke several

Boyer, Edmond

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Automated volcanic eruption detection using MODIS Robert Wright *, Luke Flynn, Harold Garbeil, Andrew Harris, Eric Pilger  

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Automated volcanic eruption detection using MODIS Robert Wright *, Luke Flynn, Harold Garbeil, Harris, & Wright, 2001). Initial research was concerned with the use of high-spatial-, low.g. Flynn Mouginis-Mark, & Horton, 1994; Wright, Flynn, & Harris, 2001), lava domes (e.g. Oppenheimer

Wright, Robert

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UAL-BASED SIMULATION ENVIRONMENT FOR SPALLATION NEUTRON SOURCE RING.  

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This paper outlines the major activities and applications of the Unified Accelerator Library environment for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Ring.

MALITSKY,N.; SMITH,J.; WEI,J.

1999-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

202

Environment and Climate Change  

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change: ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE #12;The opinions expressed;Migration, Environment and Climate Change: ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE Edited by Frank Laczko and Christine with with the financial support of #12;3 Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Assessing the Evidence Contents

Galles, David

203

Enterococci in the Environment  

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...review-article Reviews Enterococci in the Environment Muruleedhara N. Byappanahalli a Meredith...understanding of their ecology in natural environments, as well as their roles as opportunistic...interactions that occur in aquatic environments. Furthermore, the use of single laboratory-grown...

Muruleedhara N. Byappanahalli; Meredith B. Nevers; Asja Korajkic; Zachery R. Staley; Valerie J. Harwood

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetostratigraphy of the lower Triassic volcanics from deep drill SG6 in western Siberia: evidence for long-lasting Permo–Triassic volcanic activity  

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......for gas and oil production previous polarity...alternating fields. The samples...We traced the cumulative curves of the...with new field and geochemical...four the peak production of dust, toxic...Results of new field and from central......

Michel Westphal; Evgueni L. Gurevitch; Boris V. Samsonov; Hugues Feinberg; Jean Pierre Pozzi

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NERSC Modules Software Environment  

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Environment » Modules Environment Environment » Modules Environment Modules Software Environment NERSC uses the module utility to manage nearly all software. There are two huge advantages of the module approach: NERSC can provide many different versions and/or installations of a single software package on a given machine, including a default version as well as several older and newer versions; and Users can easily switch to different versions or installations without having to explicitly specify different paths. With modules, the MANPATH and related environment variables are automatically managed. Users simply ``load'' and ``unload'' modules to control their environment. The module utility consists of two parts: the module command itself and the modulefiles on which it operates. Module Command

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Anchored Interactive Learning Environments Department of Computer Science  

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-based environments facilitate sustained learning by active learners. The design and implementation of Adventure-assisted instruction designed to facilitate generative and sustained learning in an interactive multi-media environmentAnchored Interactive Learning Environments Thad Crews Department of Computer Science Western

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A Multi-National Company, the Public and the Environment  

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...well as the natural environment. Much of the care...allowed in the immediate environment of the public is also...is possible. Such a responsibility calls for a clearly...skilled scientists and engineers, active in the applied...produce imbalance in the environment. A multi-national...

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Instability of Oceanic Volcanic Edifices: Examples of Sector Collapse, Debris Avalanches, and Debris Flows from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)  

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We review different types of mass transfer (landslides, debris avalanches, debris flows, turbidites) generated throughout the evolution of a long-lived volcanic island (Gran Canaria) from its emergence at ca. 16 ...

Hans-Ulrich Schmincke; Mari Sumita

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geotechnical Features of the Volcanic Rocks Related to the Arteara Rock Avalanche in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)  

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The Arteara rock avalanche is developed in the Fataga Group which is related to the first volcanic stage in the Gran Canaria Island (8.6–13.3 Ma)....

Martín Jesús Rodríguez-Peces; Jorge Yepes Temiño…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping of volcanic apron and the upper crust between Gran Canaria and Tenerife (Canary Islands) with seismic reflection profiling  

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During the Volcanic Island Clastic Apron Project (VICAP), south of the Canary Islands, a total of 700 line-km multichannel seismic profiles were acquired. Two prominent reflectors (A and C) were observed alter...

A. Geisslinger; H. B. Hirschleber; M. Schnaubelt; J. J. Dañobeitia…

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The channel between Gran Canaria and Tenerife: constructive processes and destructive events during the evolution of volcanic islands  

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Seismic, sidescan sonar, bathymetric multibeam and ODP (Ocean Drilling Program) data obtained in the submarine channel between the volcanic islands of Gran Canaria and Tenerife allow to identify constructive feat...

Sebastian Krastel; Hans-Ulrich Schmincke

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weathering and genesis of volcanic ash-influenced vertisols and vertic-like soils of El Salvador  

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weathered Vertisol. Many studies have been done on the clay mineralogy of volcanic ash-derived soils. These soils have considerable amounts of amorphous materials in the clay fraction resulting in properties different from other mineral soils. Literature... on the mineralogy of Vertisols derived from or influenced by pyroclastic deposits, however, remain sparse. The mineralogical composition of volcanic ash depends on the conditions existing at the time of eruptions, the stage of soil 13 formation, the thickness...

Yerima, Bernard Palmer Kfuban

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time-lapse gravity inversion with an active time constraint  

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......volcanic activity and geothermal fields (e.g...potential (potential energy per unit mass...the computational cost of the inversion...funding from DOE (Geothermal Technology Advancement...the CO2 plume. Energy Proc. (2011...ground water flow in geothermal fields. J. geophys......

M. Karaoulis; A. Revil; B. Minsley; M. Todesco; J. Zhang; D.D. Werkema

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Lathrop Wells volcanic center: Status of field and geochronology studies  

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The purpose of this paper is to describe the status of field and geochronology studies of the Lathrop Wells volcanic center. Our perspective is that it is critical to assess all possible methods for obtaining cross-checking data to resolve chronology and field problems. It is equally important to consider application of the range of chronology methods available in Quaternary geologic research. Such an approach seeks to increase the confidence in data interpretations through obtaining convergence among separate isotopic, radiogenic, and age-correlated methods. Finally, the assumptions, strengths, and weaknesses of each dating method need to be carefully described to facilitate an impartial evaluation of results. The paper is divided into two parts. The first part describes the status of continuing field studies for the volcanic center for this area south of Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The second part presents an overview of the preliminary results of ongoing chronology studies and their constraints on the age and stratigraphy of the Lathrop Wells volcanic center. Along with the chronology data, the assumptions, strengths, and limitations of each methods are discussed.

Crowe, B.; Morley, R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Las Vegas, NV (United States); Wells, S. [California Univ., Riverside, CA (United States); Geissman, J.; McDonald, E.; McFadden, L.; Perry, F. [New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Murrell, M.; Poths, J. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Forman, S. [Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STAR Test Environment  

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STAR Test Environment STAR Test Environment STAR Test Environment These instructions describe how to set up the STAR environment independent of the production environment in order to test different installations in $OPTSTAR and $GROUP_DIR. If you want to modify those installations you will need access to the starofl account. Bypass STAR envionment login Edit your ~/.pdsf_setup file changing the STAR_LINUX_SETUP to "use_none" and start a new session. You should not see all the STAR environmental variables defined when you do this (and it will probably be much quicker than usual, too). Do a manual STAR login If you want to modify what test environment you use copy the test login scripts to your own working area: cp -r /common/star/startest /path/to/myworkdir/. If you don't want to modify these files you can source them directly from

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Energy/Environment/Commissioning  

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//NESTECNESTEC Nobuo NakaharaNobuo Nakahara ICEBO/APCBCAsia Pacific Conference on Building Commissioning 2006.11.7 Opening AddressOpening AddressEnergy/Environment/CommissioningEnergy/Environment/Commissioning Call for Call... Commissioning PrincipleCommissioning Principle Evaluation PrincipleEvaluation Principle How Building & Urban Energy System How Building & Urban Energy System shall be completed and maintained?shall be completed and maintained? Mechanism of Urban Environment...

Nakahara, N.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indoor Environment Group  

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Indoor Environment Group Indoor Environment Group The Indoor Environment Group performs research that aims to maintain healthy and productive indoor environments while buildings are made more energy efficient. We study the links between indoor environmental quality, building ventilation, building energy efficiency and occupants' health, performance and comfort. We undertake experiments in laboratory and field settings and employ modeling to characterize indoor environmental conditions and evaluate the fate, transport and chemical transformations of indoor pollutants. We elucidate pathways of pollutant exposure, evaluate and develop energy efficient means of controlling indoor environmental quality, and provide input for related guidelines and standards. Contacts William Fisk WJFisk@lbl.gov (510) 486-5910

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Climate Change, Drought & Environment  

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Afternoon Plenary Session: Current Trends in the Advanced Bioindustry Climate Change, Drought, and Environment—Michael Champ, Executive Director, The Sustainable Water Challenge

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Modeling the indoor environment  

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Modeling the indoor environment ... Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2007 46 (23), 7489-7496 ... Environmental Science & Technology2007 41 (6), 2028-2035 ...

Barbara S. Austin; Stanley M. Greenfield; Bruce R. Weir; Gerald E. Anderson; Joseph V. Behar

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Control System Environment  

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Control System Environment Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin...

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Fluvial dissection, isostatic uplift, and geomorphological evolution of volcanic islands (Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain)  

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Digital analysis of torrential gullies (‘barrancos’) deeply incised into the volcanic Island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) allows us to extract the longitudinal profiles and pre-incision surfaces for individual basins, from which morphometric parameters (length, elevation, area, slope) have been calculated. Other derived parameters, such as ridgeline profiles, maximum incision values, volume removed by fluvial erosion, geophysical relief and isostatic uplift, have also been computed. Based on K/Ar ages for the island, well-constrained incision-uplift rates have been calculated by means of the combination of different methodological approaches commonly used in orogens and large mountain ranges. The geomorphological and morphometric analyses reveal that the island is clearly divided into four environmental quadrants determined by the combination of a couple of key-factors: the age of the volcanic surfaces and the climatic conditions. These factors determine a young sector covered with Plio-Quaternary platform-forming lavas (finished at 1.9–1.5 Ma) evolving under contrasting wet (NE) to dry (SE) climates, and an older sector, conserving the residual surfaces of the Miocene shield building (14.5–8.7 Ma) at the ridgelines, also subjected to wet (NW) and dry (SW) climates. Incision is related to the age zonation of the island. Maximum incisions (Gran Canaria. Additional sources of uplift, such as gravitational unloading, lithospheric flexure induced by adjacent islands, and/or volcanic underplating, are required. The theoretical onset of lithospheric bulging beneath Gran Canaria, as exerted by Tenerife, promoted a broad westwards tilting of the former from 3.8–3.5 Ma ago. This overall tilting accelerated fluvial incision, erosional unloading, and, therefore, the sustained differential uplift on the Eastern slope of the island over its last erosional stage. Considering mean uplift rates for the East and West sectors, Eastern values (0.024 mm/yr) are double than those in the West (0.011 mm/yr), supporting the role of lithospheric flexure of adjacent islands as an additional source of uplift. Complex feedback between fluvial unloading, differential uplift, orographic effect, lithospheric flexure, and volcanic underplating, seems to control the geomorphological development of hot-spot volcanic islands, after the gravitational collapse of stratovolcanos during their rejuvenation stage.

Inmaculada Menéndez; Pablo G. Silva; Moises Martín-Betancor; Francisco José Pérez-Torrado; Hervé Guillou; S. Scaillet

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assurance-oriented activity recognition  

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Activity recognition (AR) research promises to enable a multitude of human-centric applications in smart environments. Nevertheless, application developers will require assurance mechanisms before they can confidently use and apply AR in real-world pervasive ... Keywords: activity assurance, activity effect, activity effect knowledge base, activity recognition, activity verification, recognition assurances, situation

Eunju Kim; Sumi Helal; Chris Nugent; Jae Woong Lee

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population, Consumption & the Environment  

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12/11/2009 1 Population, Consumption & the Environment Alex de Sherbinin Center for International of carbon in 2001 · The ecological footprint, a composite measure of consumption measured in hectares kind of consumption is bad for the environment? 2. How are population dynamics and consumption linked

Columbia University

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environment and agriculture  

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environment and agriculture environmentagriculture.curtin.edu.au Bachelor of Science - majorS in agriculture, environmental Biology or coaStal Zone management Science and engineering #12;t he department of environment and agriculture caters for students who are passionate about agriculture, biology, conserving

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Precision Information Environments  

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Precision Information Environments Unforeseen events, such as the Hudson Bay incident, medium critical information and tools for support. Not all disasters or events that need support are unforeseen Information Environments (PIEs) will provide tailored access to information and decision support capabilities

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Du volcan au sédiment: la dynamique du talus volcanoclastique sous-marin de Gran Canaria, canaries (Atlantique oriental, Leg ODP 157)  

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Four sites have been drilled in the submarine volcaniclastic apron of the volcanic island of Gran Canaria during the ODP Leg 157. The volcaniclastic submarine apron reflects the volcanological evolution of the island. The main volcanic phases are recorded in the sedimentation by an important contemporaneous clastic influx on the apron. However, periods of volcanic quiescence are characterized by very weak sedimentation rates. Consequently, it is possible to establish a volcanostratigraphy from the sedimentary record of the apron.

Jean-Luc Schneider; Martine Gérard; Hans-Ulrich Schmincke; Philip P.E. Weaver; John Firth; Jesus Baraza; James F. Bristow; Charlotte Brunner; Steven N. Carey; Bernard Coakley; Michael Fuller; Thomas Funck; Patrick Goldstrand; Bernhart Herr; Julie Hood; Richard Howe; Ian Jarvis; Susana Lebreiro; Sten Lindblom; Holger Lykke-Andersen; Rosanna Maniscalco; Guy Rothwell; Joanne Sblendorio-Levy; Mari Sumita; Hidetsugu Taniguchi; Penny Tu; Paul Wallace

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Audio-visual Activity Analysis  

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Current computer vision techniques can effectively monitor gross activities in sparse environments. Unfortunately, visual stimulus is often not sufficient for reliably discriminating between many types of activity. In ...

Stauffer, Chris

2005-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Volcanic ash in feed coal and its influence on coal combustion products  

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The US Geological Survey and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research are collaborating with an Indiana Utility to determine the physical and chemical properties of feed coal and coal combustion products (CCPs) from a coal-fired power plant. The plant utilizes a low-sulfur (.23--.47 weight percent S) coal from the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis of feed coal samples identified two mineral suites. A primary suite (not authigenic) consisting of quartz (detrital and volcanic beta-form grains), biotite, and minor zircon and a secondary authigenic mineral suite containing calcite, alumino-phosphates (crandallite and gorceixite), kaolinite, quartz, anatase, barite, and pyrite. The authigenic minerals are attributed to air-fall and reworked volcanic ash that was deposited in peat-forming mires. The Powder River Basin feed coals contain higher amounts of Ba, Ca, Mg, Na, Sr, and P compared to other analyzed eastern coals. These elements are associated with alumino-phosphate, biotite, calcite, and clay minerals. The element associations are indicative of coal that incorporated volcanic ash during deposition. XRD analysis of CCPs revealed a predominance of glass, perovskite, lime, gehlenite, quartz, and phosphates with minor amounts of periclase, anhydrite, hematite, and spinel group minerals in the fly ash; and quartz, plagioclase (albite and anorthite), pyroxene (augite and fassaite), rhodonite, and akermanite in the bottom ash. Microprobe and SEM analysis of fly ash samples revealed quartz, zircon, monazite, euhedral laths of corundum with merrillite, hematite, dendritic spinels/ferrites, and rounded grains of wollastonite with periclase. The abundant Ca and Mg mineral phases in the fly ashes are related to the presence of carbonate, clay, and phosphate minerals in the feed coal. The Ca- and Mg-rich mineral phases in the CCPs can be attributed to volcanic minerals deposited in the peat-forming mire. Dissolution and alteration of these minerals occurred either in the peat-forming sate or during coalification/diagenesis contributing to the authigenic mineral suite. Additionally, detrital mineral input and epigenetic ground-water flow may have affected the geochemistry of the feed coal.

Brownfield, M.E.; Affolter, R.H.; Cathcart, J.D.; Brownfield, I.K.; Hower, J.C.; Stricker, G.D.; O'Connor, J.T.

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment Feature Stories  

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Environment Feature Stories Environment Feature Stories /community-environment/_assets/images/icon_earthday.jpg Environment Feature Stories Our environmental stewardship commitment: we will clean up the past, minimize impacts for current environmental operations, and create a sustainable future. Piñon trees show increased susceptibility to drought when also subjected to rising temperatures. Rising global temperatures accelerate drought-induced forest mortality Many southwestern forests in the United States will disappear or be heavily altered by 2050, according to a series of joint LANL-UNM studies. - 7/10/13 Haze of smoke emanating from the 2011 Las Conchas, NM fire. Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted They suggest that fire emissions could contribute a lot more to the

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BISEN: Biochemical Simulation Environment  

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......how to use MATLAB to generate...265 lines of MATLAB code compute...networks. In Chemical Biophysics...of Cellular Processes. (2008...Supplementary Data 1 - pdf file BISEN: Biochemical Simulation Environment...systems in the MATLAB computing......

J. Vanlier; F. Wu; F. Qi; K. C. Vinnakota; Y. Han; R. K. Dash; F. Yang; D. A. Beard

2009-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment Chief Resigns  

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Environment Chief Resigns ... Copyright © 2013 Chemical & Engineering News ... Lisa P. Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency since shortly after President Barack Obama took office in 2009, is stepping down. ...

CHERYL HOGUE

2013-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT  

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in a heat pump cooling system, thereby alleviating peak electricity consumption and associated emissions substituting for banned fluorocarbon refrigerants, coping with carbon costing and reducing water consumptionINTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT FOUNDATION Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling

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Measures of galaxy environment – I. What is 'environment'?  

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......research-article Papers Measures of galaxy environment - I. What is environment? Stuart I. Muldrew 1 * Darren J. Croton 2...Shanghai 200030, China The influence of a galaxys environment on its evolution has been studied and compared......

Stuart I. Muldrew; Darren J. Croton; Ramin A. Skibba; Frazer R. Pearce; Hong Bae Ann; Ivan K. Baldry; Sarah Brough; Yun-Young Choi; Christopher J. Conselice; Nicolas B. Cowan; Anna Gallazzi; Meghan E. Gray; Ruth Grützbauch; I-Hui Li; Changbom Park; Sergey V. Pilipenko; Bret J. Podgorzec; Aaron S. G. Robotham; David J. Wilman; Xiaohu Yang; Youcai Zhang; Stefano Zibetti

2012-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutrino mixing and oscillations in astrophysical environments  

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A brief review of the current status of neutrino mixing and oscillations in astrophysical environments, with particular emphasis on the Sun and core-collapse supernovae, is given. Implications of the existence of sterile states which mix with the active neutrinos are discussed.

Balantekin, A. B. [Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI 53706 (United States)

2014-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting volcanic resurfacing of heavily cratered terrain: Flooding simulations on the Moon using Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data  

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Abstract Early extrusive volcanism from mantle melting marks the transition from primary to secondary crust formation. Detection of secondary crust is often obscured by the high impact flux early in solar system history. To recognize the relationship between heavily cratered terrain and volcanic resurfacing, this study documents how volcanic resurfacing alters the impact cratering record and models the thickness, area, and volume of volcanic flood deposits. Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data are used to analyze three different regions of the lunar highlands: the Hertzsprung basin; a farside heavily cratered region; and the central highlands. Lunar mare emplacement style is assumed to be similar to that of terrestrial flood basalts, involving large volumes of material extruded from dike-fed fissures over relatively short periods of time. Thus, each region was flooded at 0.5 km elevation intervals to simulate such volcanic flooding and to assess areal patterns, thickness, volumes, and emplacement history. These simulations show three primary stages of volcanic flooding: (1) Initial flooding is largely confined to individual craters and deposits are thick and localized; (2) basalt flows breach crater rim crests and are emplaced laterally between larger craters as thin widespread deposits; and (3) lateral spreading decreases in response to regional topographic variations and the deposits thicken and bury intermediate-sized and larger craters. Application of these techniques to the South Pole-Aitken basin shows that emplacement of ?1?2 km of cryptomaria can potentially explain the paucity of craters 20–64 km in diameter on the floor of the basin relative to the distribution in the surrounding highlands.

Jennifer L. Whitten; James W. Head III

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Superprocesses in a Brownian environment  

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...research-article Superprocesses in a Brownian environment Dan Crisan Department of Mathematics...related to an exterior process (the environment). We characterize these superprocesses...branching rates. Superprocesses|Random Environment|Uniqueness In Distribution| 10...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Illicit drugs in the environment  

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...Nick Voulvoulis Illicit drugs in the environment Ettore Zuccato Sara Castiglioni...but risks for human health and the environment cannot be excluded. Morphine, cocaine...time. illicit drugs|drugs of abuse|environment|sewage treatment plant|wastewater...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INVESTIGATIONS ON THE USE OF ANODIC STRIPPING VOLTAMMETRY FOR THE ANALYSES OF LEAD IN SALINE ENVIRONMENTS  

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brines, and volcanic outgassing (Handbook of Geochemistry, 1974, p.82-I-l): (c) industrial contamination

Case, Charles W.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook | Open  

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Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Dataset, Maps Website: geodata.grid.unep.ch/ United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Screenshot References: UNEP Data[1] Overview "The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 500 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global

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Assessment of Long Valley as a site for drilling to the magmatic environment  

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Recent earthquakes, ground uplift, and increased hydrothermal activity are only the most recent examples of intense tectonic and volcanic activity that has occurred at Long Valley caldera, CA, over the last 3 million years. A large number of geophysical experiments conducted by several hundred investigators over the past few years clearly indicates that a major body of magma exists within the central part of the caldera at drillable depths on the order of 5 km. Plans are underway to drill toward and eventually into this magma body. 2 figs., 1 tab.

Rundle, J.B.; Carrigan, C.R.; Hardee, H.C.; Luth, W.C.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GEMS in the environment  

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GEMS in the environment GEMS in the environment Name: de tar Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: How many years will it be before Genetically Engineered Microorganisms are released into the environment? Replies: Some already have been in controlled and government-approved tests. So have some non-micro organisms, mainly some food crop plants and cattle strains. moodywj In addition to the previous response, I might add that although there are several examples of GEMS which have been released for beneficial purposes, caution must be exercised in order that a potentially harmful organism does not escape into the environment without extremely careful supervision and complete control over its spread. An example of this is the engineered bacteria which make use of crude oil as a carbon source, patented for use on oil spills. Although spraying a solution with these organisms in it can help clean up spills and decrease the OIL'S impact on the environment, you have to be careful about knowing in advance what the organisms will turn to for food once the oil is gone -- will it attack the hydrocarbons of other living organisms?

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NERSC User Environment  

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Environment Environment NERSC User Environment Home Directories, Shells and Startup Files All NERSC systems (except PDSF) use global home directories, which are are pre-populated with startup files (also known as dot files) for all available shells. NERSC fully supports bash, csh, and tcsh as login shells. Other shells (ksh, sh, and zsh) are also available. The default shell at NERSC is csh. Changing Your Default Login Shell Use the NERSC Information management (NIM) portal if you want to to change your default login shell. To do this, select Change Shell from the NIM Actions pull-down menu. Managing Your Startup Files The "standard" dot-files are symbolic links to read-only files that NERSC controls. For each standard dot-file, there is a user-writable ".ext" file.

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Decoherence from spin environments  

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We examine two exactly solvable models of decoherence—a central spin-system, (i) with and (ii) without a self-Hamiltonian, interacting with a collection of environment spins. In the absence of a self-Hamiltonian we show that in this model (introduced some time ago to illustrate environment-induced superselection) generic assumptions about the coupling strengths can lead to a universal (Gaussian) suppression of coherence between pointer states. On the other hand, we show that when the dynamics of the central spin is dominant a different regime emerges, which is characterized by a non-Gaussian decay and a dramatically different set of pointer states. We explore the regimes of validity of the Gaussian decay and discuss its relation to the spectral features of the environment and to the Loschmidt echo (or fidelity).

F. M. Cucchietti; J. P. Paz; W. H. Zurek

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment scattering in GADRAS.  

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Radiation transport calculations were performed to compute the angular tallies for scattered gamma-rays as a function of distance, height, and environment. Green's Functions were then used to encapsulate the results a reusable transformation function. The calculations represent the transport of photons throughout scattering surfaces that surround sources and detectors, such as the ground and walls. Utilization of these calculations in GADRAS (Gamma Detector Response and Analysis Software) enables accurate computation of environmental scattering for a variety of environments and source configurations. This capability, which agrees well with numerous experimental benchmark measurements, is now deployed with GADRAS Version 18.2 as the basis for the computation of scattered radiation.

Thoreson, Gregory G.; Mitchell, Dean James; Theisen, Lisa Anne; Harding, Lee T.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment  

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Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment. The Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, authorizes DOE to protect the health and safety of the public against radiation. It is the Department's objective to operate its facilities and conduct activities so that radiation exposures to members of the public and the environment are maintained as low as is reasonably achievable (ALARA), within limits established in DOE O 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment.

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Geoscience/Environment  

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Geoscience/Environment Geoscience/Environment Geoscience/Environment Print From the high pressures at the Earth's core to the vacuum of outer space, the ALS has tools for investigating samples from either environmental extreme. "Geoscience" at the ALS covers a wide range of topics, from carbon sequestration and air quality to cometary composition and the formation of the solar system. To narrow the focus a bit, the ALS has an important role to play in addressing a number of environmental issues, including environmental remediation, hazardous-waste management, global climate change, agricultural sustainability, and trace-element cycling in ecosystems. These problems present major scientific challenges, in part because natural systems are extremely complex at a range of scales. Moreover, the behavior of these systems is determined by a complex interplay of chemical, physical, and biological processes in spatially heterogeneous environments. The ALS can contribute to the knowledge base needed to address a variety of environmental issues by enabling a variety of investigations, including analytical chemistry, microscopy of heterogeneous media, and reaction kinetics in natural systems.

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ENVIRONMENT 2006 Annual Report  

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ENVIRONMENT 2006 Annual Report IBM AND THE #12;Table of Contents Global Environmental Management and Management 13 International Performance Measures 13 Water Conservation 15 Climate Protection 16 on environmental protection in 1971. The policy is supported by a comprehensive global environmental management

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Multiprocessor programming environment  

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Programming tools and techniques have been well developed for traditional uniprocessor computer systems. The focus of this research project is on the development of a programming environment for a high speed real time heterogeneous multiprocessor system, with special emphasis on languages and compilers. The new tools and techniques will allow a smooth transition for programmers with experience only on single processor systems.

Smith, M.B.; Fornaro, R.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collapse, environment, and society  

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...irrigable, Near Eastern desert environments. Multiple...turn the land over to desert, and renewed settlement requires...Spain, Mediterranean scrub (i.e., monte bajo...raise the water table of desert plains liable to salinization...while flushing soluble salts downstream. Egypt could...

Karl W. Butzer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gamifying intelligent environments  

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Recently digital designers have begun to integrate game elements and mechanics into non-game applications, systems, and services, to better engage end-users. This notion is named as the "gamification". In this paper, we discuss the idea of applying the ... Keywords: crowdsourcing, game-based motivation mechanism, gamification, intelligent environments, persuasive system, user engagement

Yefeng Liu; Todorka Alexandrova; Tatsuo Nakajima

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the local climate in island environments: water balance applications  

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In small volcanic islands the local scale climate is influenced by the regional scale climate and by the orography and orientation of air masses movement over the islands. A model was developed in a GIS environment to generate local scale climate variables from those observed at the synoptic scale, from coastal weather stations. An advective submodel, based on the Foehn effect and assuming the conservation of mass and energy, computes local scale air temperature, relative humidity, clouds occurrence and precipitation. A radiative submodel, using information generated by the advective submodel, computes local scale global radiation. A rotational terrain model allows that computations be performed according to the direction of wind. Because the model works within a GIS, results concern the spatial distribution of all climatic variables on the island territory. Results of the validation of temperature, relative humidity, global radiation and rainfall are presented. For agro-meteorological purposes, an application of generated data to perform the sequential water balance is also analysed by comparing results from computations using simulated and observed data at a control weather station located at medium altitude. Results support assumptions utilised in the model and the further use of generated local climate fields for water management and environmental studies in small island environments.

Eduardo Brito de Azevedo; Lu??s Santos Pereira; Bernard Itier

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NAME M/YEAR MASTERS THESES TITLES SCOPEL, ROBERT B Jun49 The Volcanic History of Jackson Hole, Wyoming  

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, Park County, Wyoming GOSSER, CHARLES F. Jun60 Petrography and Metamorphism of the Star Lake Area of the Keewatin Province, Ontario RUBEL, DANIEL N Apr59 Tertiary volcanic rocks of the Cooke city - pilot peak, Montana BRUEHL, DONALD H. Jun61 The Petrography and Structure of an area North of Cooke City, Montana #12

Baskaran, Mark

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Lithospheric response to volcanic loading by the Canary Islands: constraints from seismic reflection data in their flexural moat  

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Lithospheric response to volcanic loading by the Canary Islands: constraints from seismic reflection data in their flexural moat J. S. Collier1 and A. B. Watts2 1 Department of Earth Sciences suggesting they are the consequence of sediment loading at the Moroccan continental margin. Units III, IV

Watts, A. B. "Tony"

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On the origin of graben and ridges within and near volcanically buried craters and basins in Mercury's northern plains  

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in Mercury's northern plains Andrew M. Freed,1 David M. Blair,1 Thomas R. Watters,2 Christian Klimczak,3 Paul volcanic plains taken by the MESSENGER spacecraft reveal a large number of buried impact craters and basins pooled lavas were thickest, and no graben are predicted within generally thinner plains outside of major

Zuber, Maria

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Improving clay content measurement in oxidic and volcanic ash soils of Hawaii by increasing dispersant concentration and ultrasonic energy levels  

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Abstract Quantifying clay content is a fundamental step in predicting and managing soil behaviors such as nutrient and water retention. However, clay measurements are underestimated when using standard methods of dispersion in soils rich in oxides and volcanic ash-derived non-crystalline minerals. Increasing levels of the chemical dispersant and ultrasonic energy are two simple techniques found to increase dispersion and clay measurements in temperate soils, but their effects are less known for oxidic and volcanic ash soils. In this study we investigated the effects of increasing dispersion concentration and ultrasonic energy on clay measurements for a range of oxidic and volcanic ash soils from Hawaii. While doubling and tripling the standard sodium hexametaphosphate concentration of 0.441 g L? 1 did not increase estimates of clay content, increasing levels of ultrasonic energy up to 1600 J mL? 1 significantly increased measured clay content for all oxide and volcanic ash soils. The response to ultrasonication was dependent on soil carbon, oxide content, and surface charge, with more energy needed to disperse soils higher in carbon, oxides, and positive charge. Scanning electron microscopy revealed damage to the sand fraction in some soils when ultrasonicated, but the extent of this damage was viewed as negligible. Porous sand-sized particles resembling pumice grains were also observed in some soils, suggesting that conventional particle size analysis and clay interpretations may not adequately describe surface related behaviors.

Joshua H.S. Silva; Jonathan L. Deenik; Russell S. Yost; Gregory L. Bruland; Susan E. Crow

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crustal structure of the rifted volcanic margins and uplifted plateau of Western Yemen from receiver function analysis  

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......Besse J. On causal links between flood basalts and continental breakup. Earth...Ebinger C.J., Baker J., eds. (2002) Boulder, CO. 1-14. Vol 362. Milkereit B...chrono-stratigraphy of pre- and syn-rift bimodal flood volcanism in Ethiopia and Yemen. Earth......

Abdulhakim Ahmed; Christel Tiberi; Sylvie Leroy; Graham W. Stuart; Derek Keir; Jamal Sholan; Khaled Khanbari; Ismael Al-Ganad; Clémence Basuyau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Polar Year (IPY) Student Traineeships: Investigation of the impact of western arctic volcanic eruption on weather and climate  

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if the eruptions are not very large. Four aspects of volcanic eruptions on local weather were explored: 1) heat of the four aspects has the greatest impact on local weather during an eruption. Evaluation with observational data was performed to assess whether routine Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model data can

Moelders, Nicole

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ELSEVIER Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 152 (1999) 283303 Sedimentary cycles and volcanic ash beds in the Lower Pliocene  

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Abstract A high-resolution cyclostratigraphy for the rhythmically bedded lignite­marl sequences volcanic ash beds. Detailed field reconnaissance in three open-pit lignite mines reveals three end-member sediment types: lignites, composed primarily of organic material; grey marls, a mixture of carbonate

Utrecht, Universiteit

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Source of the great A.D. 1257 mystery eruption unveiled, Samalas volcano, Rinjani Volcanic Complex, Indonesia  

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...volume of the mapped deposit, as well as an estimation (by extrapolation to...history of El Chichon Volcano, Mexico . Geofis Int 48 ( 1 ): 97...volcanics as a heat sources of geothermal prospects fron eastern Lombok...includes counting uncertainty as well as the scatter of standards and...

Franck Lavigne; Jean-Philippe Degeai; Jean-Christophe Komorowski; Sébastien Guillet; Vincent Robert; Pierre Lahitte; Clive Oppenheimer; Markus Stoffel; Céline M. Vidal; Surono; Indyo Pratomo; Patrick Wassmer; Irka Hajdas; Danang Sri Hadmoko; Edouard de Belizal

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The order establishes requirements to protect the public and the environment against undue risk from radiation associated with radiological activities conducted under the control of DOE pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.

2011-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrochemical features of a geothermal test well iin a volcanic caldera, MT. Pinatubo, Phillipines  

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Mt. Pinatubo is one of several recent-age volcanoes along the west Luzon volcanic arc. A fumarole near the suminit emits gases with magmatic characteristics. Several thermal springs on the east and west flanks yield various fluid typos, including neutral chloride and bicarbonate. Three wellbores probed the Mt. Pinatubo caldera from elevations of +1230 through -1600 mRSL. Trajectories may be described as: central, crossing a boundary wall from the inside, and skirting a wall [probably] on the inside. Brine discharges indicate severe evapo-concentration effects accompanied by other phenomena. Severity of evapo-concentration indicates low fluid mobility near the wellbores. Large variations for ratios of component concentrations were observed, indicating negligible natural circulation (mixing). Implications about fluid movements and heat transfer processes are explored. Three components of steam can be quantified and all are significant: separate entry, adiabatic boiling, and boiling by rock heat.

Michels, D.E.; Clemente, V.C.; Ramos, M.N.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-term desorption behavior of uranium and neptunium in heterogeneous volcanic tuff materials /  

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Uranium and neptunium desorption were studied in long-term laboratory experiments using four well-characterized volcanic tuff cores collected from southeast of Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The objectives of the experiments were to 1. Demonstrate a methodology aimed at characterizing distributions of sorption parameters (attributes of multiple sorption sites) that can be applied to moderately-sorbing species in heterogeneous systems to provide more realistic reactive transport parameters and a more realistic approach to modeling transport in heterogeneous systems. 2. Focus on uranium and neptunium because of their high solubility, relatively weak sorption, and high contributions to predicted dose in Yucca Mountain performance assessments. Also, uranium is a contaminant of concern at many DOE legacy sites and uranium mining sites.

Dean, Cynthia A.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Signals recorded by DEMETER satellite over active volcanoes during the period 2004 August–2007 December  

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......field and the plasma characteristics...from dc to 3.5 MHz; 3 A Langmuir...500 and 3000 4 A plasma analyser () of...active volcanic areas, data are recorded...recorded up to 3 MHz. Anywhere else...ejecta in the atmosphere during eruptive...in the world. Large black dots: location......

Jacques Zlotnicki; Feng Li; Michel Parrot

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment and Protostellar Evolution  

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Even today in our Galaxy, stars form from gas cores in a variety of environments, which may affect the properties of resulting star and planetary systems. Here we study the role of pressure, parameterized via ambient clump mass surface density, on protostellar evolution and appearance, focussing on low-mass, Sun-like stars and considering a range of conditions from relatively low pressure filaments in Taurus, to intermediate pressures of cluster-forming clumps like the Orion Nebula Cluster (ONC), to very high pressures that may be found in the densest Infrared Dark Clouds (IRDCs) or in the Galactic Center (GC). We present unified analytic and numerical models for collapse of prestellar cores, accretion disks, protostellar evolution and bipolar outflows, coupled to radiative transfer (RT) calculations and a simple astrochemical model to predict CO gas phase abundances. Prestellar cores in high pressure environments are smaller and denser and thus collapse with higher accretion rates and efficiencies, resulting...

Zhang, Yichen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geoscience/Environment  

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Geoscience/Environment Print Geoscience/Environment Print From the high pressures at the Earth's core to the vacuum of outer space, the ALS has tools for investigating samples from either environmental extreme. "Geoscience" at the ALS covers a wide range of topics, from carbon sequestration and air quality to cometary composition and the formation of the solar system. To narrow the focus a bit, the ALS has an important role to play in addressing a number of environmental issues, including environmental remediation, hazardous-waste management, global climate change, agricultural sustainability, and trace-element cycling in ecosystems. These problems present major scientific challenges, in part because natural systems are extremely complex at a range of scales. Moreover, the behavior of these systems is determined by a complex interplay of chemical, physical, and biological processes in spatially heterogeneous environments. The ALS can contribute to the knowledge base needed to address a variety of environmental issues by enabling a variety of investigations, including analytical chemistry, microscopy of heterogeneous media, and reaction kinetics in natural systems.

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Ecology and environment What ecology and environment course is  

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Ecology and environment Essentials What ecology and environment course is there? Ecology 01273 876787 Why ecology and environment at Sussex? · You will be taught by lecturers who are leaders in research, with a broad range of experience and expertise including plant, bird and insect ecology, climate

Sussex, University of

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Spanish Research Centre for Energy Environment and Technology CIEMAT | Open  

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Energy Environment and Technology CIEMAT Energy Environment and Technology CIEMAT Jump to: navigation, search Name Spanish Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT) Place Madrid, Spain Zip 28040 Sector Solar, Wind energy Product CIEMAT, a Research Public Institution attached to the Ministry of Education and Science, is actively working on the research projects for PEM fuel cell, biofuel, solar and wind power. References Spanish Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Spanish Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT) is a company located in Madrid, Spain . References ↑ "Spanish Research Centre for Energy, Environment and

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Biotechnology for the Environment, A Report on the Joint United States - European Union Celebration of a Decade of Environmental Biotechnology Exchange Activities for Early Career Scientists, Project ID: 0011751  

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The joint EU-US Task Force on Environmental Biotechnology held a workshop entitled, 'A Celebration of a Decade of Environmental Biotechnology Exchange Activities' on October 17, 2005 in Brussels, Belgium. This was a fitting venue since Brussels was where the EU-US transatlantic initiative originated. The workshop brought together former trainees who are currently active in the field of environmental biotechnology in order to (1) assess the impact of the past training activities; (2) to promote further collaborations; and (3) to highlight working group and task force activities in this field. Presentations by the early career scientists filled the meeting day (see Appendix I and II for meeting agenda and abstract book, respectively). Task Force members chaired the various sessions. An additional poster session provided an opportunity for more intensive scientific exchange. The day culminated with a formal dinner and gathering of all participants. Agencies supporting the activities included DOE, USDA and NSF. Funds received from the DOE were exhausted and USDA and NSF allowed the Task Force to use unexpended monies (via no cost extensions) to facilitate future fellowship exchange activities. Over the past ten years, there has been a high level of sensitivity for working collaboratively with European colleagues. This philosophy simply pervades each and every activity of the EU-US Task Force. Realistically, this means that there is a careful balance between the US and EU participation in all functions. The Brussels 'Celebration' workshop was no exception. The organizers anticipated funding more former U.S. trainees than actually attended the workshop and raised the necessary funds to accomplish this goal. However, the number of U.S. attendees needed to be tempered since the financial resources for our EU counterparts proved more difficult to obtain. In order to maintain the scholarly and political balance on the program of events, fewer U.S. attendees were invited. Details of the expenditure of DOE funds are provided in the Table 1. As indicated in the original proposal, funds were used to support both past trainees (Treves, Leigh, Buchan, Bender, Perez-Jimenez, Becker, and Methe) as well as Task Force members (Zylstra, Suflita, Wall). The general assessment by the trainees was that the past Task Force activities were crucial to their development as scientists. The prevailing feeling was that they wished that more individuals could profit from similar experiences. There was also a high degree of enthusiasm for the trainees to get involved in some way with the Task Force activities. That is, the celebration lead to the organization of our former trainees to serve in an advisory capacity for future endeavors. In addition, the gathering served as an opportunity to plan for another two week environmental biotechnology course at Rutgers.

Joseph M. Suflita

2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges and Techniques for Personal Environment Management  

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, Frank Shipman Committee Members, Richard Furuta John Leggett Stephanie Payne Head of Department, Duncan Walker December 2011 Major Subject: Computer Science iii ABSTRACT Challenges and Techniques for Personal Environment Management.... (December 2011) Anna Zacchi, B.S., University of Milan, Italy; M.S., Texas A&M University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Frank Shipman People today use the computer for many simultaneous work projects and activities. The traditional file system...

Zacchi, Anna 1967-

2011-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics Annual Report, 2009 2010  

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Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics Annual Report, 2009, Energy and Economics Mission 3 Research Priorities and Activities 4 Appalachian Energy Center 7 Mission & History 7 Programs

Rose, Annkatrin

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Section 44 - Environment  

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The category entitled Environment refers to the impact on the natural world of energy use in all forms. This section is complemented by two others, Ecology and Health and Safety, both of which focus on effects on organismal life rather than the physical environment. Ecology deals with energy effects on nonhuman organisms and Health and Safety covers effects on humans. Energy use did affect the environment to some extent in the preindustrial era through the clearing of forests for wood fuel, and through the urban air pollution resulting from burning of this fuel for processes such as ironmaking and brewing. However, it was not until the Industrial Revolution created an intensive demand for fuel to power engines and machines that the natural world was greatly impacted by energy use. This realization of human impact on the environment was associated with the Industrial Revolution because prior to that the concept of “Nature” as an entity distinct from civilization was not fully developed. When the landscape of Europe and North America began to be transformed on a large scale by industry in the 1800s, this created public awareness that the natural world was being degraded and diminished. The English novelist Charles Dickens wrote in 1840 that in the London of a half century earlier, “Nature was not so far removed, or hard to get at, as in these days.” In addition to the fundamental idea of Nature as an entity in itself, the 19th century saw the establishment of various other concepts of modern environmental science, such as the heat island effect, the phenomenon of acid rain, the fact of anthropomorphic influence on the physical landscape, and the role of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. Also occurring during this period were the first study of environmental problems, the first formal pollution control measures, the beginnings of the practice of recycling, and the founding of the first environmental advocacy organization (Sierra Club). The development of motor vehicle transportation in the twentieth century brought with it major environmental impacts through air pollution from engine exhaust. This came to a crisis point in the postwar era with major smog events in urban areas such as London and Los Angeles. Disposal of nuclear wastes also became an issue during this time, and remains so today. The 1960s saw the first major commercial oil spill, one of numerous such events to occur since the industry began to use huge supertankers to transport oil from distant sites. Coal mining, always associated with environmental impact since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, became even more significant in this respect in the late twentieth century, through the controversial practice of mountaintop removal mining. In today’s world fossil fuel sources that involve relatively little intrusion on the environment have been depleted, and the energy industry has been required to turn to other resources that are more difficult to extract and thus require more intrusive techniques; e.g., the use of fracking (hydraulic fracturing) to remove natural gas from rock formations far below the Earth’s surface. Increased use of alternative energy sources will reduce the environmental impact associated with fossil fuels, but the challenge is how to maintain a balance between supplying society’s vast energy needs and maintaining the quality of the natural environment.

Cutler J. Cleveland; Christopher Morris

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment assisted electron capture  

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Electron capture by {\\it isolated} atoms and ions proceeds by photorecombination. In this process a species captures a free electron by emitting a photon which carries away the excess energy. It is shown here that in the presence of an {\\it environment} a competing non-radiative electron capture process can take place due to long range electron correlation. In this interatomic (intermolecular) process the excess energy is transferred to neighboring species. The asymptotic expression for the cross section of this process is derived. We demonstrate by explicit examples that under realizable conditions the cross section of this interatomic process can clearly dominate that of photorecombination.

Kirill Gokhberg; Lorenz S. Cederbaum

2009-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

273

Enabling Autonomy in Challenging Environments  

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... · Exteroceptive Sensors (monitor environment) ­ Cameras (single, stereo, omni, FLIR, RGB-d, ...) ­ Laser scanner

Valtorta, Marco

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Geodata for the urban environment  

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Geodata for the urban environment Robert Hack IAEG, Nottingham, 5 September 2006 #12;5 September 2006 Geodata for the urban environment - IAEG - Hack 2 What is Geodata? All location dependent data from: · Surface, and · Subsurface #12;5 September 2006 Geodata for the urban environment - IAEG - Hack

Hack, Robert

275

Improving virtual environments analysis process  

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The use of Virtual Environments (VEs) is increasing rapidly and people are demanding easier and more credible ways to interact with these new sites. We define a VE as a special kind of 3D virtual environment, inhabited by avatars which represent humans ... Keywords: analysis process, software engineering, use concept, virtual environment

Maria-Isabel Sánchez-Segura; Angelica De Antonio; Antonio De Amescua

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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School of Environment and Sustainability  

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School of Environment and Sustainability Room 323, Kirk Hall 117 Science Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8 Telephone: (306) 966-1985 E-mail: sens.info@usask.ca Master of Environment and Sustainability (MES) Opportunity Sustainability Science in the Delta Dialogue Network The School of Environment and Sustainability

Saskatchewan, University of

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Effects of Volcanism, Crustal Thickness, and Large Scale Faulting on the Development and Evolution of Geothermal Systems: Collaborative Project in Chile  

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Effects of Volcanism, Crustal Thickness, and Large Scale Faulting on the Development and Evolution of Geothermal Systems: Collaborative Project in Chile presentation at the April 2013 peer review meeting held in Denver, Colorado.

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Center for volcanic and tectonic studies, Department of Geoscience, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV. Annual report No. 69, October 1, 1991--September 30, 1992  

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The annual report of the Center for Volcanic and Tectonic Studies (CVTS) contains a series of papers, maps, and reprints that review the progress made by the CVTS between October 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992. During this period CVTS staff focused on several topics that had direct relevance to volcanic hazards related to the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. These topics included: (1) The role of the mantle during regional extension. (2) The structural controls and emplacement mechanisms of Pliocene/Quaternary basaltic centers and dikes. (3) The detailed geochemistry of individual volcanic centers in Crater Flat, Nevada. (4) Estimating the probability of disruption of the proposed repository by volcanic eruption (this topic is being studied by Dr. C-H. Ho at UNLV).

Smith, E.I.

1992-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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P-Wave Residual Differences and Inferences on an Upper Mantle Source for the Silent Canyon Volcanic Centre, Southern Great Basin, Nevada  

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......Canyon volcanic centre of the Nevada Test Site have been reduced by corresponding...1968. Geologic setting of Nevada Test Site and Neliis Air Force Range...comparison of the Lake Superior and Nevada Test Site source regions, Seism. Data......

William Spence

1974-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

ENVIRONMENT AL REVI  

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ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT AL REVI EW for CATEG ORI CAL EXCLUS ION DETE RMINATION Rocky Mo unta in Region, Weste rn A rea Power Administra tion Stru cture Replace ment Fla min g Go rge-Vern a l No.3 138-kV tra nsmiss ion lin e (Struct ure No. 25/6) Spr ing 201 2 A. Ilricf J)cscription of Proposal: Western Area Power Adm inistration (Western) proposes to replace Structure No. 25/6 on the Flaming Gorge-Vernal No.3 138-kV transmission line. The structure is located on Bureau of Land Management lands in Uintah County. Utah (Township 3S, Range 22E, Section 7; Donkey Flat 7.5' USGS quadrangle). Work consists of removal and in-kind replacement of the wood H-frame structure and anchors utilizing rubber tired vehicles. crane, bucket truck, pole trucks/trailers, auger rig. and pick-up trucks. All work will be conducted on Western's existing

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On representing chemical environments  

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We review some recently published methods to represent atomic neighborhood environments, and analyze their relative merits in terms of their faithfulness and suitability for fitting potential energy surfaces. The crucial properties that such representations (sometimes called descriptors) must have are differentiability with respect to moving the atoms and invariance to the basic symmetries of physics: rotation, reflection, translation, and permutation of atoms of the same species. We demonstrate that certain widely used descriptors that initially look quite different are specific cases of a general approach, in which a finite set of basis functions with increasing angular wave numbers are used to expand the atomic neighborhood density function. Using the example system of small clusters, we quantitatively show that this expansion needs to be carried to higher and higher wave numbers as the number of neighbors increases in order to obtain a faithful representation, and that variants of the descriptors converge at very different rates. We also propose an altogether different approach, called Smooth Overlap of Atomic Positions, that sidesteps these difficulties by directly defining the similarity between any two neighborhood environments, and show that it is still closely connected to the invariant descriptors. We test the performance of the various representations by fitting models to the potential energy surface of small silicon clusters and the bulk crystal.

Albert P. Bartók; Risi Kondor; Gábor Csányi

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Paleomagnetic and paleointensity study of Oligocene volcanic rocks from Chihuahua (northern Mexico)  

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A detailed rock-magnetic, paleomagnetic and paleointensity study was carried out on Oligocene volcanic formations from Chihuahua (northern Mexico) in order to obtain some decisive constraints for the tectonic evolution of the southern Cordilleran Orogenic Belt of North America and for the geomagnetic field strength during Oligocene time. Age of the volcanic units lies between 33 and 25 Ma according to available radiometric data. Rock-magnetic experiments reveal that remanence is carried in most cases by Ti-poor titanomagnetite, resulting of oxy-exsolution of original titanomagnetite during the initial flow cooling. Unblocking temperature spectra and relatively high coercivities point to ‘small’ pseudo-single domain magnetic grains for these (titano)magnetites. Single-component, linear demagnetization plots were observed in most cases. Nine sites yield reverse polarity magnetization, three are normally magnetized and one unit shows intermediate polarity magnetization. An evidence of strong lightning-produced magnetization overprint was detected for one site. Combining all paleomagnetic data currently available for northern Mexico, we obtained a well-defined Eocene–Oligocene mean paleomagnetic direction with I=48.5°, D=337.1°, k=20, ?95=6.8°, N=24, which deviates counterclockwise from the expected direction estimated from the North American apparent polar wander path. This suggests a vertical-axis tectonic counterclockwise rotation of about 16° relative to stable North America. Transition from Laramide compression to Basin and Range extension occurred during Oligocene, around 32–30 Ma. Tectonic rotation may then reflect east–northeast extension in the mid- to late-Cenozoic. Twenty-three samples were pre-selected for Thellier palaeointensity experiments because of their low viscosity index, stable remanent magnetization and reasonably reversible continuous thermomagnetic curves. Only 12 samples, coming from three individual basaltic lava flows, yielded reliable paleointensity estimates with the flow-mean virtual dipole moments (VDM) ranging from 3.96 to 4.65×1022 Am2. Combination of Mexican data with the available comparable quality Oligocene paleointensity results yield a mean VDM of 4×1022 Am2, which is comparable or slightly higher than the mean \\{VDMs\\} calculated for the Mesozoic low field period, but significantly lower than present day value. This low intensity may correlate with the relatively high paleosecular variation rate invoked around 30 Ma by several authors.

A Goguitchaichvili; L.M Alva-Valdivia; J Urrutia-Fucugauchi; C Zesati; C Caballero

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SC e-journals, Environment  

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Environment Environment Acta hydrochimica et hydrobiologica Agricultural & Forest Meteorology Air, Soil and Water Research - OAJ American Journal of Environmental Sciences - OAJ Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics Annual Review of Environment and Resources Annual Review of Plant Biology Applied and Environmental Microbiology Applied and Environmental Soil Science - OAJ Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Aquatic Ecology Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics - OAJ Atmospheric Environment BioControl Biogeochemistry Biogeosciences - OAJ Biomass & Bioenergy Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering Bioresource Technology Biotechnology Advances BMC Ecology - OAJ Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment

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Decoherence suppression via environment preparation  

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To protect a quantum system from decoherence due to interaction with its environment, we investigate the existence of initial states of the environment allowing for decoherence-free evolution of the system. For a class of models in which a two-state system and a dynamical environment interact through a Hamiltonian restricted to be a tensor product, we prove that such states exist if and only if the interaction and self-evolution Hamiltonians of the environment share an eigenstate. If decoherence by state preparation is not possible, we show that initial states minimizing decoherence result from a delicate compromise between the environment and interaction dynamics.

Landon-Cardinal, Olivier [Departement de Physique, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada); Departement IRO, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada); MacKenzie, Richard [Departement de Physique, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada)

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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INTRODUCTION Requirements to monitor the effects of potentially environ-  

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the boundaries of which major deposits of uranium are subject to current and proposed mining activities. PerhapsINTRODUCTION Requirements to monitor the effects of potentially environ- mentally damaging mining well-regulated mining activity has left a legacy of discharged acidic and metallic wastes to several

Cranston, Peter S.

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Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Sample Environment The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to SNS to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research and development team, and we encourage you to partner with them to develop new equipment and techniques. The Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR and SNS instruments. It will be available in the near future for SNS sample

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Factors controlling the morphology of monogenetic basaltic volcanoes: The Holocene volcanism of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)  

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A detailed morphometric analysis was performed on the 24 Holocene eruptions of Gran Canaria, a nearly circular island located at the centre of the Canary Islands (Spain), developed as result of the eastward movement of the African plate over a mantle hotspot. Rigorous field work was carried out to generate a palaeogeomorphological reconstruction of the Holocene eruptions of Gran Canaria to obtain pre- and post-eruption digital terrain models (DTMs). These eruptions were of Strombolian monogenetic basaltic volcanism style. With respect to the cones, feeder fissures determine their location and some morphological features as crater openings which are usually perpendicular to the slope direction. In addition, the trade winds influence the final volcanic edifice shape and the extent of the pyroclastic sheet-like fall deposits. For the lava flows, the most significant controls are the eruption rate, affecting the maximum distance travelled, and the gully slope and shape that condition their flow path. Concerning volcanic hazard and risk assessment, the applied methodology has led to a better understanding of the recent eruptions and foresees the location and nature of future eruptions.

A. Rodriguez-Gonzalez; J.L. Fernandez-Turiel; F.J. Perez-Torrado; R. Paris; D. Gimeno; J.C. Carracedo; M. Aulinas

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment, Safety & Health  

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Links Links ESSH Policy Site Environmental Reports Environmental Regulators Upton Ecological and Research Reserve Pollution Prevention Organizations ES&H Directorate Environmental Protection Division Environmental Restoration Division Safety & Health Services Other BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Environment, Safety & Health Brookhaven National Lab is committed to continual improvement in environmental, safety, security, and health (ESSH) performance. Full policy description. Restoration Projects Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor decommissioning, High Flux Beam Reactor decommissioning Groundwater Projects Peconic River Cleanup Peconic River Working Group Environmental Restoration Projects green tech ISB-inspired Greening Strategies for Your Home or Office Being green isn't rocket science. Several strategies that earned the ISB its LEED Gold certification can help reduce energy usage and make any building more environmentally friendly.

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Late Jurassic extension in the Bisbee basin: Marine and volcanic strata of the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona  

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Upper Jurassic strata in the northeastern Chiricahua Mountains provide unambiguous stratigraphic and geographic links between the Chihuahua trough of north-central Mexico and the Bisbee basin of southeastern Arizona. Approximately 1,800 m of limestone, shale, and mafic volcanic rocks overlie the Glance Conglomerate and underlie fluvial redbeds of the Lower Cretaceous Morita Formation. Basal strata are alluvial-fan and sabkha deposits. A thick (150 m), ammonite-bearing black shale interval above the sabkha deposits indicates an abrupt increase of water depths; deepening was accompanied initially by emplacement of subaerial basalt flows and subsequently by deposition of basaltic tuff and pillow lava. Ammonites are present both below and above the tuff and indicate its exclusively subaqueous origin. Arkosic deltaic deposits above the tuff were derived from Precambrian rocks of the footwall block to the northeast. At least 200 m of mafic subaerial flows, previously regarded as mid-Tertiary, overlie the deltaic deposits. The existence of a depleted mantle source beneath the Bisbee basin at 150 Ma suggests a unique tectonic setting that combined backarc and Gulf of Mexico extension.

Lawton, T.F.; McMillan, N.J. (New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM (United States)); Cameron, K.L. (Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, CA (United States). Earth Sciences Board)

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced engineering environment collaboration project.  

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The Advanced Engineering Environment (AEE) is a model for an engineering design and communications system that will enhance project collaboration throughout the nuclear weapons complex (NWC). Sandia National Laboratories and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) worked together on a prototype project to evaluate the suitability of a portion of PTC's Windchill 9.0 suite of data management, design and collaboration tools as the basis for an AEE. The AEE project team implemented Windchill 9.0 development servers in both classified and unclassified domains and used them to test and evaluate the Windchill tool suite relative to the needs of the NWC using weapons project use cases. A primary deliverable was the development of a new real time collaborative desktop design and engineering process using PDMLink (data management tool), Pro/Engineer (mechanical computer aided design tool) and ProductView Lite (visualization tool). Additional project activities included evaluations of PTC's electrical computer aided design, visualization, and engineering calculations applications. This report documents the AEE project work to share information and lessons learned with other NWC sites. It also provides PTC with recommendations for improving their products for NWC applications.

Lamph, Jane Ann; Pomplun, Alan R.; Kiba, Grant W.; Dutra, Edward G.; Dankiewicz, Robert J.; Marburger, Scot J.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories: Climate/Environment  

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ClimateEnvironment ClimateEnvironment On January 27, 2011, in ClimateEnvironment Sensing and Monitoring Modeling and Analysis Carbon Management Water Security Publications...

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EEI Environment Meetings Presentation | Department of Energy  

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EEI Environment Meetings Presentation EEI Environment Meetings Presentation EEI Environment Meetings Presentation More Documents & Publications U.S. Energy Association Presentation...

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Active Fault Segments As Potential Earthquake Sources- Inferences From  

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Active Fault Segments As Potential Earthquake Sources- Inferences From Active Fault Segments As Potential Earthquake Sources- Inferences From Integrated Geophysical Mapping Of The Magadi Fault System, Southern Kenya Rift Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Active Fault Segments As Potential Earthquake Sources- Inferences From Integrated Geophysical Mapping Of The Magadi Fault System, Southern Kenya Rift Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: Southern Kenya Rift has been known as a region of high geodynamic activity expressed by recent volcanism, geothermal activity and high rate of seismicity. The active faults that host these activities have not been investigated to determine their subsurface geometry, faulting intensity and constituents (fluids, sediments) for proper characterization of tectonic

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Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June  

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Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 June 2006 Inspection of the Environmental Management Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight conducted an inspection of environment, safety, and health (ES&H) programs for environmental management program activities at the DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during May and June 2006. The inspection was performed by Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations. Some aspects of EM/OR, BJC, and FWENC ISM systems are conceptually sound, and many aspects are effectively implemented. For the most part, DOE, BJC, and FWENC managers and workers are well qualified and demonstrate their

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Office activity recognition using hand posture cues  

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Activity recognition plays a key role in providing information for context-aware applications. When attempting to model activities, some researchers have looked towards Activity Theory, which theorizes that activities have objectives and are accomplished ... Keywords: CyberGlove, activity recognition, context-aware, hand posture, office environment, wearable computing

Brandon Paulson; Tracy Hammond

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Verifying a nuclear weapon`s response to radiation environments  

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The process described in the paper is being applied as part of the design verification of a replacement component designed for a nuclear weapon currently in the active stockpile. This process is an adaptation of the process successfully used in nuclear weapon development programs. The verification process concentrates on evaluating system response to radiation environments, verifying system performance during and after exposure to radiation environments, and assessing system survivability.

Dean, F.F.; Barrett, W.H.

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Market Design Test Environments  

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Power industry restructuring continues to evolve at multiple levels of system operations. At the bulk electricity level, several organizations charged with regional system operation are implementing versions of a Wholesale Power Market Platform (WPMP) in response to U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission initiatives. Recently the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and several regional initiatives have been pressing the integration of demand response as a resource for system operations. These policy and regulatory pressures are driving the exploration of new market designs at the wholesale and retail levels. The complex interplay among structural conditions, market protocols, and learning behaviors in relation to short-term and longer-term market performance demand a flexible computational environment where designs can be tested and sensitivities to power system and market rule changes can be explored. This paper presents the use of agent-based computational methods in the study of electricity markets at the wholesale and retail levels, and distinctions in problem formulation between these levels.

Widergren, Steven E.; Sun, Junjie; Tesfatsion, Leigh

2006-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Alaska Forum on the Environment  

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The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) is Alaska's largest statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders,...

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ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH (ESH)  

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ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH (ESH) OBJECTIVE ESH.1: Line management has established programs to assure safe accomplishment of work. Personnel exhibit an awareness of public and...

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Stereo Panorama Personal Virtual Environment  

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We describe a personal panoramic virtual environment system with an autostereoscopic display. We discuss swing panoramic image capture, automatic disparity control, spatial sampling,...

Wang, Chiao; Garagate, Jui; Sawchuk, Alexander A

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Environments Journal of Arid Environments 69 (2007) 633657  

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these processes are interrelated with surface age. r 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: AeolianJournal of Arid Environments Journal of Arid Environments 69 (2007) 633­657 Impacts of interrelated biotic and abiotic processes during the past 125 000 years of landscape evolution in the Northern Mojave

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Investigation of the thermal regime and geologic history of the Cascade volcanic arc: First phase of a program for scientific drilling in the Cascade Range  

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A phased, multihole drilling program with associated science is proposed as a means of furthering our understanding of the thermal regime and geologic history of the Cascade Range of Washington, Oregon, and northern California. The information obtained from drilling and ancillary geological and geophysical investigations will contribute to our knowledge in the following general areas: (1) the magnitude of the regional background heat flow of parts of the Quaternary volcanic belt dominated by the most abundant volcanic rock types, basalt and basaltic andesite; (2) the nature of the heat source responsible for the regional heat-flow anomaly; (3) the characteristics of the regional hydrothermal and cold-water circulation; the rates of volcanism for comparison with models for the rate and direction of plate convergence of the Cascades; (5) the history of deformation and volcanism in the volcanic arc that can be related to subduction; (6) the present-day stress regime of the volcanic arc and the relation of these stresses to plate interactions and possible large earthquakes; and the current geometry of the subducted oceanic plate below the Cascade Range and the relationship of the plate to the distribution of heat flow, Quaternary volcanism, and Quaternary deformation. Phase I research will be directed toward a detailed investigation of the Santiam Pass segment. In concert with the Santiam Pass research, a detailed study of the nearby Breitenbush Hot Springs area is also recommended as a component of Phase I. The object of the Breitenbush research is to study one of the hottest known Cascade hydrothermal systems, which coincidentally also has a good geological and geophysical data base. A coordinated program of drilling, sampling, subsurface measurements, and surface surveys will be associated with the drilling of several holes.

Priest, G.R.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geology, geochemistry, and geochronology of volcanic rocks between Cuauhtemoc and La Junta, central Chihuahua, Mexico  

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The 1200 km/sup 2/ area of this study straddles the boundary between the Sierra Madre Occidental and Basin and Range physiographic provinces and contains three north-northwest trending, block-faulted mountain ranges. The stratigraphy includes a 200 m thick sequence of ash-flow tuffs with subordinate mafic flows that either overlie or are interlayered with the ash-flow tuffs. This sequence overlies an approximately equal thickness of rhyolitic to dacitic flows and tuffs. At the base of the section occurs a distinctly different and thinner (about 50 m thick) sequence of flows, tuffs, and volcaniclastic sediments that is more nearly intermediate in average composition. The volcanic rocks of this study are primarily mafic and felsic with a bimodal distribution of Rb, Sr, and SiO/sub 2/ concentrations and other chemical parameters. The two modes have similar and overlapping ranges of initial /sup 87/Sr//sup 86/Sr ratios. Trace-element and major-element data generally support magmatic fractional crystallization as an important mechanism within each mode. Chemical trends within mafic rocks can be generated by 20 to 40% fractional crystallization of plagioclase and clinopyroxene (70:30 mixture). However, the formation of rhyolite or dacite from mafic rock requires implausible amounts of fractional crystallization of any proposed phenocryst assemblage, and thus the felsic rocks do not appear to be related to the mafic rocks by this mechanism. Most rhyolites of this study can form from dacitic liquid by 10 to 40% fractional crystallization of plagioclase and alkali feldspar (60:40 mixture).

Duex, T.W.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER  

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M2SEC MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER #12;#12;M2SEC | The University 66045 MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER The Measurement, Materials Sustainable initiative themes of KU's strategic plan, Bold Aspirations: · Sustaining The Planet, Powering The World

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DISTRIBUTED AND COLLABORATIVE SYNTHETIC ENVIRONMENTS  

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the functions required for the geometric engine of a synthetic environment system. · A distribution on networked desktop machines. Geometric Engine A critical subsystem in all synthetic environment systems is the geometric engine, or the software module responsible for creating a realistic view of the simulated world

Texas at Austin, University of

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The environment for technological change  

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Technological change takes place in a social and economic context. This context can influence the nature, direction, and rapidity of technological change. This paper examines the likely environment for technological change in the near future, by projecting recent trends. This environment should be taken into account by research planners and technology managers.

Joseph P. Martino

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Citation Environment of Angewandte Chemie  

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Recently, aggregated journal-journal citation networks were made accessible from the perspective of each journal included in the Science Citation Index see (http://www.leydesdorff.net/). The local matrices can be used to inspect the relevant citation environment of a journal using statistical analysis and visualization techniques from social network analysis. The inspection gives an answer to the question what the local impact of this and other journals in the environment is. In this study the citation environment of Angewandte Chemie was analysed. Angewandte Chemie is one of the prime chemistry journals in the world. Its environment was compared with that of the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The results of the environment analyses give a detailed insight into the field-embeddedness of Angewandte Chemie. The impacts of the German and international editions of this journal are compared.

Bornmann, Lutz; Marx, Werner

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Student Activities Student Activities  

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with Solar Energy? Activity B How do Atmospheres Produce their Effect Upon Surface Temperatures? Activity C and populations found in developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Figure 4.3 illustrates the actual

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ENGINEERED BARRIER SYSTEM: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT  

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The purpose of this report is to describe the evolution of the physical and chemical environmental conditions within the waste emplacement drifts of the repository, including the drip shield and waste package surfaces. The abstraction model is used in the total system performance assessment for the license application (TSPA LA) to assess the performance of the engineered barrier system and the waste form. This report develops and documents a set of these abstraction-level models that describe the engineered barrier system physical and chemical environment. Where possible, these models use information directly from other reports as input, which promotes integration among process models used for TSPA-LA. Specific tasks and activities of modeling the physical and chemical environment are included in ''Technical Work Plan for: Near-Field Environment and Transport In-Drift Geochemistry Model Report Integration'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 171156], Section 1.2.2). As described in the technical work plan, the development of this report is coordinated with the development of other engineered barrier system reports.

R. Jarek

2004-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Calibration facility for environment dosimetry instruments  

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In the last ten years, the nuclear activities, as well as the major nuclear events (see Fukushima accident) had an increasing impact on the environment, merely by contamination with radioactive materials. The most conferment way to quickly identify the presence of some radioactive elements in the environment, is to measure the dose-equivalent rate H. In this situation, information concerning the values of H due only to the natural radiation background must exist. Usually, the values of H due to the natural radiation background, are very low (?10{sup ?9} - 10{sup ?8} Sv/h). A correct measurement of H in this range involve a performing calibration of the measuring instruments in the measuring range corresponding to the natural radiation background lead to important problems due to the presence of the natural background itself the best way to overlap this difficulty is to set up the calibration stand in an area with very low natural radiation background. In Romania, we identified an area with such special conditions at 200 m dept, in a salt mine. This paper deals with the necessary requirements for such a calibration facility, as well as with the calibration stand itself. The paper includes also, a description of the calibration stand (and images) as well as the radiological and metrological parameters. This calibration facilities for environment dosimetry is one of the few laboratories in this field in Europe.

Bercea, Sorin; Celarel, Aurelia; Cenusa, Constantin [Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, 30 Reactorului St, Magurele, Jud Ilfov, P.O.B. MG-6, RO-077125 (Romania)

2013-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Using TDR and Inverse Modeling to Characterize Solute Transport in a Layered Agricultural Volcanic Soil  

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...ranges from 7 to 9 depending on the composition and degree of crystallinity (van Olphen...Assessing temporal variations in soil water composition with time domain reflectometry. Soil...mathematical model for simulating water and agrochemicals in the soil and vadose environment...

A. Ritter; R. Muñoz-Carpena; C. M. Regalado; M. Javaux; M. Vanclooster

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Quality In-Plant Environment  

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, the Quality of In-plant Envi~onment. How can employees be expected to p~oduce Wo~ld-class quality pa~ts with a "di~ty" plant? Obviously, the wo~k environment has an effect on the attitude of the wo~k force. Quality of In-plant Environment con sists... reduced to .87 years. CONCLUSION The changing business climate can present opportunities for dramatic energy savings. Concepts such as Quality of Work LiEe and Quality In-Plant Environment may initially appear to have a very negative efE~ct on total...

Petzold, M. A.

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A colalborative environment for information driven safeguards  

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For two decades, the IAEA has recognized the need for a comprehensive and strongly integrated Knowledge Management system to support its Information Driven Safeguards activities. In the past, plans for the development of such a system have progressed slowly due to concerns over costs and feasibility. In recent years, Los Alamos National Laboratory has developed a knowledge management system that could serve as the basis for an IAEA Collaborative Environment (ICE). The ICE derivative knowledge management system described in this paper addresses the challenge of living in an era of information overload coupled with certain knowledge shortfalls. The paper describes and defines a system that is flexible, yet ensures coordinated and focused collaboration, broad data evaluation capabilities, architected and organized work flows, and improved communications. The paper and demonstration of ICE will utilize a hypothetical scenario to highlight the functional features that facilitate collaboration amongst and between information analysts and inspectors. The scenario will place these two groups into a simulated planning exercise for a safeguards inspection drawing upon past data acquisitions, inspection reports, analyst conclusions, and a coordinated walk-through of a 3-D model of the facility. Subsequent to the conduct of the simulated facility inspection, the detection of an anomaly and pursuit of follow up activities will illustrate the event notification, information sharing, and collaborative capabilities of the system. The use of a collaborative environment such as ICE to fulfill the complicated knowledge management demands of the Agency and facilitate the completion of annual State Evaluation Reports will also be addressed.

Scott, Mark R [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Michel, Kelly D [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Future of Controlled Environments  

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We have seen how controlled environments can provide us with an appropriate place for the production of or research into sensitive materials, processes, or artifacts. As we discussed in Chapter 1, however, the...

M. Kozicki; S. Hoenig; P. Robinson

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DPC materials and corrosion environments  

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This review focuses on the performance of basket materials that could be exposed to ground water over thousands of years, and prospective disposal overpack materials that could possibly be used to protect dual-purpose canisters (DPCs) in disposal environments.

Ilgen, Anastasia G.; Bryan, Charles R.; Stephanie Teich-McGoldrick; Ernest Hardin

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Computational awareness towards green environments  

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This special issue calls for high quality and state-of-the-art research issues and results concerning the development of green environment from the perspective of computing systems. ... trends, and solutions of c...

Neil Y. Yen; Cho-Li Wang; Sajid Hussain; Jong Hyuk Park

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

by Jessi3bl(15) Member 16 December, 2012 - 19:18 GE, Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand Natural Gas Highway clean energy Clean Energy Fuels energy Environment Fuel GE Innovation...

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_____________________________ Environment, Health, & Safety _________ __________________ Training Program  

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working at the lab must comply with the requirements of Pub 3000, Chapter 8, Electrical Safety at LBNL. · Define roles and responsibilities related to electrical safety at LBNL. · Recognize Stop Work_____________________________ Environment, Health, & Safety _________ __________________ Training

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Robot Manipulation in Human Environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron

2007-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

320

Robot manipulation in human environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron Ladd, 1972-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cyclogenesis in a Saturated Environment  

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The dynamics of baroclinic wave growth in a saturated environment is examined using linear and nonlinear models employing a parameterization of latent heat release that assumes all rising air is saturated, and saturation equivalent potential ...

Jeffrey S. Whitaker; Christopher A. Davis

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

An environment for font design  

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AN ENVIRONMENT FOR FONT DESIGN A Thesis by LILY BARKOVIC Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1986 Major Subject: Computer Science... AN ENVIRONMENT FOR FONT DESIGN A Thesis by LILY BARKOVIC Approved as to style and content by: S. Bart Childs (Chair of Committee) Udo W, Pooch (Member) Norman W. uncle (Member Glen N. Williams (Head of Department) December 1986 ABSTRACT...

Barkovic, Lily

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

323

Techniques for active embodiment of participants in virtual environments  

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This paper presents preliminary work in the development of an avatar driver. An avatar is the graphical embodiment of a user in a virtual world. In applications such as small team, close quarters training and mission planning and rehearsal, it is important that the user`s avatar reproduce his or her motions naturally and with high fidelity. This paper presents a set of special purpose algorithms for driving the motion of the avatar with minimal information about the posture and position of the user. These algorithms utilize information about natural human motion and posture to produce solutions quickly and accurately without the need for complex general-purpose kinematics algorithms. Several examples illustrating the successful applications of these techniques are included.

Hightower, R.; Stansfield, S.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Tropical Environments, Human Activities, and the Transmission of Infectious Diseases  

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of water sources. The transmission of cholera, a water-borne disease, is related to sanitation practices decades as a consequence of large-scale agricultural development projects that have shifted the nature and quantity of water sources and potential mosquito breeding sites. Dracunculiasis is transmitted by a small

Gottgens, Hans

325

International Collaboration Activities in Different Geologic Disposal Environments  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This report describes the current status of international collaboration regarding geologic disposal research in the Used Fuel Disposition (UFD) Campaign.  To date, UFD’s International Disposal R...

326

Built environments and physical activity : improving understanding of the moderators  

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in the United States: King County-Seattle, WA and Baltimore-the County Executive in King County, WA, and multiple stateblock groups in Seattle-King County, WA, and Baltimore-

Ding, Ding

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Our Commitment to Environment, Security, Safety and Health | Department of  

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Commitment to Environment, Security, Safety and Commitment to Environment, Security, Safety and Health Our Commitment to Environment, Security, Safety and Health FE's 2011 ESS&H Annual Report The Office of Fossil Energy is committed to conducting our mission to achieve the greatest benefit for all our stakeholders, including our employees and the public, while actively adhering to the highest applicable standards for environment, security, safety and health (ESS&H). We are working to continuously improve our practices through effective integration of ESS&H into all facets of work planning and execution. We intend to make consistent, measurable progress in implementing this Commitment throughout our operations while striving to eliminate injuries, incidents, and environmental releases.

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Physical environment and physiographic classification of the vegetation  

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The volcanic arc known as the ‘Sunda Archipelago arc’, including Sumatra, Java and the islands of Nusa Tenggara along the western border of the Sunda shelf, was formed between 15 and 3 M years BP. Tectonic act...

Yves Laumonier

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The order establishes requirements to protect the public and the environment against undue risk from radiation associated with radiological activities conducted under the control of DOE pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. Canceled by DOE O 458.1, Admin Chg 2.

2011-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The order establishes requirements to protect the public and the environment against undue risk from radiation associated with radiological activities conducted under the control of DOE pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. Cancels DOE 5400.5 in its entirety.

2011-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY & HEALTH DIVISION Chapter 12: Fire and Life Safety  

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ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY & HEALTH DIVISION Chapter 12: Fire and Life Safety Fire Protection SystemProcedImpair.pdf The purpose of these procedures is to minimize the downtime of active fire protection systems by closely controlling their impairment (any condition in which a fire protection system cannot perform its designed fire

Wechsler, Risa H.

332

A Collaborative Learning Design Environment to Integrate Practice and Learning  

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to integrate organizational activities to solve practical problem with intel lect of type A, and learningA Collaborative Learning Design Environment to Integrate Practice and Learning based@jaist.ac.jp Abstract. The integration of practice and learning is a key to cultivation of or ganizational capability

Mizoguchi, Riichiro

333

A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering  

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A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick Submitted in partial Environment Framework for Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick The field of Software Engineering, responsible for mapping project artifacts into virtual environment furnishings, and the CHIME Theme Manager

Kaiser, Gail E.

334

Anthropogenic radionuclides in the environment  

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Studies of radionuclides in the environment have entered a new era with the renaissance of nuclear energy and associated fuel reprocessing, geological disposal of high-level nuclear wastes, and concerns about national security with respect to nuclear non-proliferation. This work presents an overview of anthropogenic radionuclide contamination in the environment, as well as the salient geochemical behavior of important radionuclides. We first discuss the following major anthropogenic sources and current development that contribute to the radionuclide contamination of the environment: (1) nuclear weapons program; (2) nuclear weapons testing; (3) nuclear power plants; (4) commercial fuel reprocessing; (5) geological repository of high-level nuclear wastes, and (6) nuclear accidents. Then, we summarize the geochemical behavior for radionuclides {sup 99}Tc, {sup 129}I, and {sup 237}Np, because of their complex geochemical behavior, long half-lives, and presumably high mobility in the environment. Biogeochemical cycling and environment risk assessment must take into account speciation of these redox-sensitive radionuclides.

Hu, Q; Weng, J; Wang, J

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory...  

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Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 June 2006 Inspection of the Environmental...

336

Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment Transport, and Water Quality) Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment Transport, and Water...

337

Large Scale Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering Environment  

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In this paper, a fully integrated Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering environment that exploits CAD and CAE technologies in ... vehicles is presented. The Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering environment com...

Kyung K. Choi; J. Kirk Wu; Kuang-Hua Chang; Jun Tang…

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

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Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Pantex Plant, Technical Appendices, Volume II, February 2005 Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety,...

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Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM).  

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DREAM tool increases space weather DREAM tool increases space weather predictions April 13, 2012 Predicting space weather improved by new DREAM modeling tool Earth's radiation belts can now be studied with a new modeling tool called Dynamic Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM). Researchers in LANL's Space Science and Applications (ISR-1) group are developing DREAM and described its current capabilities and applications in an article published in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. - 2 - Space environment and its hazards The space environment poses a number of radiation hazards to space systems and their occupants. Relativistic electrons, the dominant source of the radiation dose to spacecraft traveling in the outer radiation belts (3-7 Earth radii), have an electron flux

340

3.0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT  

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0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT 0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT This chapter describes various components of the existing environment that may be affected by the operation of the Mound glass melter. The proposed action pctentially impacts air quality. surface water quality. biological resources. and human health and safety. In order to evaluate impacts to these resources. information on existing conditions is required. Section 3.1 presents information on atmospheric resources (e.g., meteorology and existing air quality) . Section 3.2 presents data on water resources, and Section 3.3 provides a broad characterization of biological resources. 3.1 ATMOSPHERIC RESOURCES Emissions from the glass melter potentially affect local and regional air quality. To evaluate impacts to these receptors, data on meteorologic conditions (particularly wind

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Ariane Environment | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ariane Environment Ariane Environment Jump to: navigation, search Name Ariane Environment Place London, United Kingdom Zip W8 6JL Product String representation "Ariane Environm ... onmental value." is too long. Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery Linked Environments for Atmospheric  

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Unidata Program Center #12;Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery The Team: 9 institutions and 105 MethodologyTraditional NWP Methodology STATIC OBSERVATIONS Radar Data Mobile Mesonets Surface Observations Satellites The Process is Entirely Prescheduled and Serial; It Does NOT Respond to the Weather! The Process

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Energetics of gas-driven limnic and volcanic eruptions Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063, USA  

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Energetics of gas-driven limnic and volcanic eruptions Y. Zhang* Department of Geological Sciences for the rigorous treatment of the energetics of gas exsolution from a gas-containing liquid, which powers gas) are discussed, and the maximum amount of kinetic energy derivable from a reversible gas exsolution process

Zhang, Youxue

344

Review of Evidence on the Potential for Major Earthquakes and Volcanism in the Long Valley-Mono Craters-White Mountains Regions of Eastern California  

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The Long Valley-Mono Craters region of eastern California lies ... volcanic centers of late-Quaternary age. The Long Valley-Mono Craters region stands out in this...M...6.8 to 8.0) have occurred along the eastern...

David P. Hill; Robert E. Wallace…

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Volcanic stratigraphy and a kinematic analysis of NE-trending faults of Allens Ranch 7.5' quadrangle, Utah County, Utah  

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) differential shortening during progressive orocline development, (2) the pre-deformational Pennsylvanian. Conversely, mixed paleostress directions for the north-trending Tintic Davis Canyon fault show it is a Basin cutting Lake Bonneville deposits. An Oligocene to Miocene suite of extrusive volcanic units

Seamons, Kent E.

346

Tephrochronology and Stratigraphy of Eocene and Oligocene Volcanic Ashes of East and Central Texas  

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using neutron activation analysis (NAA) of bulk ash and glass shards, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) of bulk ash, and electron microprobe analysis of both apatite phenocrysts and glass shards to characterize their geochemistry...

Heintz, Mindi

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

347

BNL | Climate, Environment and Bisoscience  

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Climate, Environment, and Biosciences Climate, Environment, and Biosciences bioscience research Revealing Nature-from Microscopic to Atmospheric Scales With recognized expertise in plant sciences, imaging, and climate studies, Brookhaven Lab advances some of the most promising scientific methods of achieving a sustainable future. This cross-disciplinary research seeks to understand the relationships between climate change, sustainable energy initiatives, and the planet's natural ecosystems. As environmental and economic issues mount, this research will provide increasingly important guidance and opportunities for climate change management strategies, approaches to adaptation, and policy decisions. Building a Sustainable Future Major goals include: Significantly improving climate models based on high-quality data

348

NREL: Environment, Safety, Health and Quality - Environmental Protection  

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Environmental Protection Environmental Protection Photo of tree silouhetted against pink clouds and blue sky. Credit: Steve Wilcox Protecting the environment is at the heart of NREL's mission to develop new renewable energy technologies. Workers have a responsibility to incorporate the principles of environmental stewardship and sustainability in their work activities. When planning activities and performing daily tasks, our staff considers the potential impacts to the environment: The amount and type of wastes generated and reduced, The potential release of contaminants to air, land, or water, and The effect activities might have on NREL's wildlife, vegetation, and other natural resources. Links to our most recent wildlife and vegetation surveys are below. NREL's Environmental Management System integrates the components of

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Chapter 3 - Existing Environment, Pages 1-7  

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3-1 3-1 CHAPTER 3 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT This chapter describes the existing environment at the three sites under consideration in this EA: the CEMRC in Carlsbad (the location where research activities would occur under the Proposed Action), the WIPP site (the location where research activities would occur under the WIPP Alternative), and LANL (the location where research activities would continue under the No Action Alternative). Descriptions of the CEMRC site were obtained from the CEMRC EA (DOE 1995c). Descriptions of the WIPP site were obtained from SEIS-II (DOE 1997) and the Final Environmental Assessment for Conducting Astrophysics and Other Basic Science Experiments at the WIPP Site (DOE 2001a). Finally, descriptions of the LANL site were obtained from the Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Continued

350

Environment, Safety, and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP)  

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The Environment, Safety and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP) models human safety and health risk resulting from waste management and environmental restoration activities. Human safety and health risks include those associated with storing, handling, processing, transporting, and disposing of radionuclides and chemicals. Exposures to these materials, resulting from both accidents and normal, incident-free operation, are modeled. In addition, standard industrial risks (falls, explosions, transportation accidents, etc.) are evaluated. Finally, human safety and health impacts from cleanup of accidental releases of radionuclides and chemicals to the environment are estimated. Unlike environmental impact statements and safety analysis reports, ESHRAP risk predictions are meant to be best estimate, rather than bounding or conservatively high. Typically, ESHRAP studies involve risk predictions covering the entire waste management or environmental restoration program, including such activities as initial storage, handling, processing, interim storage, transportation, and final disposal. ESHRAP can be used to support complex environmental decision-making processes and to track risk reduction as activities progress.

Eide, Steven Arvid; Thomas Wierman

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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environment  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

After operating for 34 years and training over 14,000 sailors, the Department of Energy S1C Prototype Reactor Site in Windsor, Connecticut, was returned to "green field"...

352

The Deterioration of Mountain Environments  

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...in a fragile environment, a sustainable ag-ricultural system that...establishment of huge European-owned estates, including cattle ranches...1975 This possibility is very real, but it is not inevitable...factors are invariably the real bottlenecks holding up progress...

Erik P. Eckholm

1975-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

353

Power Generation and the Environment  

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...fuels) leads to waste heat which the environment...duction, and the waste heat to be dissipated to the...matter, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and...5 3.1 5.9 Waste heat generated (1015) Btu...resulting from fossil fuel combustion to the year 2000 might...

Rolf Eliassen

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Virtual Control Systems Environment (VCSE)  

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Will Atkins, a Sandia National Laboratories computer engineer discusses cybersecurity research work for process control systems. Will explains his work on the Virtual Control Systems Environment project to develop a modeling and simulation framework of the U.S. electric grid in order to study and mitigate possible cyberattacks on infrastructure.

Atkins, Will

2012-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

355

Control of Environment in Horticulture  

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... M (Agriculture) of the British Association held a discussion on "Control of Environment in Horticulture", over which Prof. H. D. Kay presided. Dr. W. F. ... . W. F. Bewley opened with a paper on "The Control of Heat and Light in Glasshouses". He pointed out that although plants in glasshouses are warmer and more ...

1948-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

356

ENVIRONMENT CANADA PACIFIC & YUKON REGION  

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. The rapidly expanding identification, multi-phased investigation, and remediation of contaminated sites) of Environment Canada and the Contaminated Sites Remediation and Assessment Section (CSRAS) of the British, monitor and manage contaminated site data, prioritize remedial actions and form the basis of the "Site

357

ENVIRONMENT CANADA PACIFIC & YUKON REGION  

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and prevention measures. The rapidly expanding identification, multi-phased investigation, and remediation Abatement Office (FPAO) of Environment Canada and Contaminated Sites Remediation and Assessment Section is designed to assist, monitor and manage contaminated sites data, prioritize remedial actions and form

358

Sample Environment Plans and Progress  

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Conference on Neutron Scattering Ottawa, Canada June 26 � 30, 2010 Lou Santodonato Sample Environment Group Leader Neutron Scattering Science Division #12;2 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy-stage CCR for Reflectometry � SNAP-customized CCR rig � Vulcan furnace, baby load frame � Low-Q air furnace

Pennycook, Steve

359

Virtual Control Systems Environment (VCSE)  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Will Atkins, a Sandia National Laboratories computer engineer discusses cybersecurity research work for process control systems. Will explains his work on the Virtual Control Systems Environment project to develop a modeling and simulation framework of the U.S. electric grid in order to study and mitigate possible cyberattacks on infrastructure.

Atkins, Will

2014-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

360

Using Usage Information in Collaborative Information Environments  

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Chalmers,M. Position paper, Proceedings of the Collaborative Virtual Environments Workshop: CVE96 (Nottingham University)

Chalmers, M.; Position paper, Proceedings of the Collaborative Virtual Environments Workshop: CVE96 (Nottingham University) [More Details

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MOOSE: Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment  

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An overview of Idaho National Laboratory's MOOSE: Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment

Gaston, Derek

2014-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

362

MOOSE: Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

An overview of Idaho National Laboratory's MOOSE: Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment

Gaston, Derek

2014-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

363

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment  

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Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment WITSRules and Syllabuses 2012 #12;Degrees and Diplomas in Engineering and the Built Environment Rules and Syllabuses ENGINEERING & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Printed by Ultra Litho (Pty) Limited Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Wagner, Stephan

364

Chapter 16 - Health, Safety and Environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The goal of this chapter is to provide students with the basics of health, safety and environment (HSE) activities in conceptual process design. The first section describes the impact factors, associated toxicological and physical properties, as well as estimation methods assisted by computer simulation. These properties are gathered in a compulsory document for design, manufacturing and use of a chemical product that is the material safety data sheet. The most efficient treatment of HSE issues is at the conceptual design stage, when the process modifications have the strongest effect. The goal is achieving inherently safer design. The protection of the equipment by safety valves is shortly presented. This chapter ends with the most commonly employed methods in industry for the assessment and management of potential risks, such as the Dow Fire and Explosion Index and hazard and operability study.

Alexandre C. Dimian; Costin S. Bildea; Anton A. Kiss

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Environment and Nuclear Programs | Department of Energy  

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Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment and Nuclear Programs Cooling Tower Reflection | Credit: DOE Archives Cooling Tower Reflection | Credit: DOE Archives Offices of the Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Environment (GC-51) Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Civilian Nuclear Programs (GC-52 ) Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International and National Security Programs (GC-53) Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (GC-54) Office of Standard Contract Management (GC-55) Litigation and Enforcement Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment Civilian Nuclear Programs International and National Security Programs NEPA Policy and Compliance Standard Contract Management Technology Transfer and Procurement

366

DOE-STD-1120-2005; Integration of Environment Safety and Health...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

20-2005 Volume 1 of 2 April 2005 DOE STANDARD INTEGRATION OF ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH INTO FACILITY DISPOSITION ACTIVITIES Volume 1 of 2: Documented Safety Analysis for...

367

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1002/, Investigating Dunedin Whistlers using Volcanic Lightning  

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in the Aleutian Islands, a region populated with active volcanoes. Their presence has allowed us to per- form- tosphere at a field-aligned plasma density irregularity, it will be closely guided along the magnetic fieldUniversity of Cape Town, Cape Town, 7701, South Africa 2Exegetic Analytics, Durban, 4001, South Africa 3

Otago, University of

368

Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Process  

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Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Process Guide, July 29, 2009 Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Process Guide, July 29, 2009 This guide is a subordinate document to the Independent Oversight Appraisal Process Protocols. While the protocols provide general guidance common to all appraisal activities, this document provides additional detail and guidance regarding procedures and methods specific to ES&H appraisals conducted by Independent Oversight. DOE Order 470.2B is an important reference document that defines program requirements and, in particular, defines processes for sites to respond to identified vulnerabilities and to develop corrective action plans. The processes described in this guide are used for all ES&H appraisals, including periodic inspections, special

369

Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Energy  

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Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Energy Laboratories - August 2008 Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Energy Laboratories - August 2008 At the request of the Secretary of Energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), performed a Special Review of work practices for nanoscale material activities at DOE Laboratories. Representatives from DOE line management organizations - the Office of Science (SC) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - as well as nanoscale science subject matter experts from national laboratories and representatives from the HSS Office of Health and Safety, contributed to the Special Review.

370

Health, Safety, and Environment Division: Annual progress report 1987  

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The primary responsibility of the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory is to provide comprehensive occupational health and safety programs, waste processing, and environment protection. These activities are designed to protect the worker, the public, and the environment. Many disciplines are required to meet the responsibilities, including radiation protection, industrial hygiene, safety, occupational medicine, environmental science, epidemiology, and waste management. New and challenging health and safety problems arise occasionally from the diverse research and development work of the Laboratory. Research programs in HSE Division often stem from these applied needs. These programs continue but are also extended, as needed to study specific problems for the Department of Energy and to help develop better occupational health and safety practices.

Rosenthal, M.A. (comp.)

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Objective Properties from Subjective Quantum States: Environment as a Witness  

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We study the emergence of objective properties in open quantum systems. In our analysis, the environment is promoted from a passive role of a reservoir selectively destroying quantum coherence to an active role of amplifier selectively proliferating information about the system. We show that only preferred pointer states of the system can leave a redundant and therefore easily detectable imprint on the environment. Observers who—as is almost always the case—discover the state of the system indirectly (by probing a fraction of its environment) will find out only about the corresponding pointer observable. Many observers can act in this fashion independently and without perturbing the system. They will agree about its state. In this operational sense, preferred pointer states exist objectively.

Harold Ollivier; David Poulin; Wojciech H. Zurek

2004-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

372

Environment, Safety and Health Reporting  

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The order addresses DOE/NNSA receiving timely, accurate information about events that have affected or could adversely affect the health, safety and security of the public or workers, the environment, the operations of DOE facilities, or the credibility of the Department. Cancels DOE O 231.1A Chg 1, DOE M 231.1-1A Chg 2 and DOE N 234.1. Admin Chg 1, dated 11-28-12, cancels DOE O 231.1B.

2011-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

373

Nuclear power and the environment  

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Although nuclear power is not, in itself, the full answer to the problems of global warming and acid rain, it is true that nuclear power generation produces no carbon or nitrogen emissions. The wastes that nuclear power does produce are small in volume, and can be adequately isolated from the environment. The aim of this paper is to show that an expansion of the nuclear power industry should be one among several measures taken to reduce the world's use of fossil fuels.

Hans Blix

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Environment, Safety and Health Reporting  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The order addresses DOE/NNSA receiving timely, accurate information about events that have affected or could adversely affect the health, safety and security of the public or workers, the environment, the operations of DOE facilities, or the credibility of the Department. Cancels DOE O 231.1A Chg 1, DOE M 231.1-1A Chg 2 and DOE N 234.1. Admin Chg 1, dated 11-28-12.

2011-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

375

Random walks in random environments  

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A renormalization-group analysis is carried out of the long-time behavior of random walks in an environment with a positionally random local drift force. It is argued that, independent of the strength of the disorder, the mean-square displacement, ?x2(t)?, is linear in time (i.e., diffusive) for dimensions d?2. In two dimensions, universal tlnt corrections are found and for d=2-?, the behavior is subdiffusive with ?x2(t)??t1-?2.

Daniel S. Fisher

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

RNEDE: Resilient Network Design Environment  

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Modern living is more and more dependent on the intricate web of critical infrastructure systems. The failure or damage of such systems can cause huge disruptions. Traditional design of this web of critical infrastructure systems was based on the principles of functionality and reliability. However, it is increasingly being realized that such design objectives are not sufficient. Threats, disruptions and faults often compromise the network, taking away the benefits of an efficient and reliable design. Thus, traditional network design parameters must be combined with self-healing mechanisms to obtain a resilient design of the network. In this paper, we present RNEDEa resilient network design environment that that not only optimizes the network for performance but tolerates fluctuations in its structure that result from external threats and disruptions. The environment evaluates a set of remedial actions to bring a compromised network to an optimal level of functionality. The environment includes a visualizer that enables the network administrator to be aware of the current state of the network and the suggested remedial actions at all times.

Venkat Venkatasubramanian, Tanu Malik, Arun Giridh; Craig Rieger; Keith Daum; Miles McQueen

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Environment impact from ash disposal of the thermal power plant 'Kosova A'  

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Mining activities impact on environment is as old as these activities themselves. It is estimated that thermal power plants in Kosova produce about 1.6 million tons of ash per year, and all ash produced is disposed as waste material. The main problems for environment pollution are the ash dumps containing more than 40 million tons of ash cover about 150 ha of land. The ash dumps sites of the thermal power plant Kosovo 'A', which are situated among settlement, present one of the most serious problems in the environment and are one of the potential dangers for underground and surface water.

Sabri Avdullahi; Isalm Fejza; Raif Bytyqi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Mirage: Mitigating Illicit Inventorying in a RFID Enabled Retail Environment  

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Given its low dollar and maintenance cost, RFID is poised to become the enabling technology for inventory control and supply chain management. However, as an outcome of its low cost, RFID based inventory control is susceptible to pernicious security and privacy threats. A deleterious attack on such a system is corporate espionage, where attackers through illicit inventorying infer sales and restocking trends for products. In this paper, we first present plausible aftermaths of corporate espionage using real data from online sources. Second, to mitigate corporate espionage in a retail store environment, we present a simple lowcost system called Mirage. Mirage uses additional programmable low cost passive RFID tags called honeytokens to inject noise in retail store inven-torying. Using a simple history based algorithm that controls activation and de-activation of honeytokens, Mirage randomizes sales and restocking trends. We evaluate Mirage in a real warehouse environment using a commercial off-the-shelf Motoro...

White, Jonathan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

E-Print Network 3.0 - arc deposition system Sample Search Results  

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in the Asir terrane, which was active between... erosion and deposition in the back-arc basin environment (Camp, 1984). Regional metamorphism in the WBMD... volcanic arc system. J....

380

Hybrid Microfabricated Device for Field Measurement of Atmospheric Sulfur Dioxide  

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It is also now generally agreed that forthcoming major volcanic eruptions will sensitively monitored for increasing sulfur gas emissions as indicated by increasing seismic activity. ... (12)?Fish, B. R.; Durham, J. L. Environ. ...

Shin-Ichi Ohira; Kei Toda; Shin-Ichiro Ikebe; Purnendu K. Dasgupta

2002-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment  

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The order establishes requirements to protect the public and the environment against undue risk from radiation associated with radiological activities conducted under the control of DOE pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA). Cancels DOE O 5400.5 in its entirety. Chg 1, dated 3-8-11; Chg 2, dated 6-6-2011; Admin Chg 3, dated 1-15-2013, cancels DOE O 458.1 Chg 2.

2011-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

382

Pena Blanca Natural Analogue Project: Summary of activities  

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P. C. GOODELL, “Geology of the Peña Blanca Uranium Deposits,Uranium In Volcanic and Volcaniclastic Rocks, AAPG Studies In GeologyUranium In Volcanic and Volcaniclastic Rocks, AAPG Studies In Geology

Levy, S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

MENTOR: A Computer Aided Requirements Engineering environment  

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In this paper, we present the Computer Aided Requirements Engineering (CARE) environment named MENTOR. This environment offers various viewers, editors and tools and can be customised by a method engineer to any ...

S. Si-Said; C. Rolland; G. Grosz

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Environmental Services Group (ESG)  

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Environmental Services Group Environmental Services Group Whom To Call Operating Permits For LBNL Activities Publications Advisories Internal Documents Environmental Management System Environmental Restoration Program Weather Data Image of Chicken Creek The Environmental Services Group, within the Environment, Health and Safety Division, provides a comprehensive range of cost-effective environmental management services to Berkeley Lab by working with research and support staff. Services include: Your visit may be enhanced by upgrading or installing the latest Flash Player. ESG sampling activity Air and Water Quality Management Hazardous Materials Management Environmental Monitoring Radiological Dose and Environmental Risk Assessment Environmental Management System Environmental Restoration News & Updates

385

Balancing oil and environment... responsibly.  

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Balancing Oil and Environment…Responsibly As the price of oil continues to skyrocket and global oil production nears the brink, pursuing unconventional oil supplies, such as oil shale, oil sands, heavy oils, and oils from biomass and coal has become increasingly attractive. Of particular significance to the American way is that our continent has significant quantities of these resources. Tapping into these new resources, however, requires cutting-edge technologies for identification, production, processing and environmental management. This job needs a super hero or two for a job of this size and proportion…

Weimer, Walter C.; Teske, Lisa

2007-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

386

Abundance measurements in stellar environments  

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Most of what we know about stars, and systems of stars, is derived from the analysis of their electromagnetic radiation. This lesson is an attempt to describe to Physicists, without any Astrophysical background, the framework to understand the present status of abundance determination in stellar environments and its limit. These notes are dedicated to the recently passed, November 21, 2013, Prof. Dimitri Mihalas who spent his life confuting the 19th century positivist philosopher Auguste Comte who stated that we shall not at all be able to determine the chemical composition of stars.

Leone, F. [Università di Catania, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Sezione Astrofisica, Via S. Sofia 78, 95123 Catania (Italy)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

387

Random walks in glasslike environments  

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We have considered in the framework of a renormalization-group approach the asymptotic behavior of a diffusive particle in an environment with quenched disorder and an additional dynamical feedback. The disorder is described by a spatially random drift force field; the feedback is controlled by a memory of strength ?. Both disorder and memory have proved to be relevant in d0) can be related to a superdiffusion (divergence-free drift forces), subdiffusion (random drift forces) or a localization of the particle (curl-free drift forces). The last regime shows an important agreement with the results of the well-known mode-coupling approach.

M. Schulz and S. Stepanow

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

A New Environment for Undergraduate Engineers  

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A New Environment for Undergraduate Engineers ... The growth of environmental engineering programs raises questions about curriculum and careers. ...

Kathryn S. Brown

2011-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

389

Sulfur Emissions from Volcanic A c t i v i t y i n 1985 and 1990 Carmen M. Benkovitz and M. A l t a f Mubaraki  

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APPENDIX C Sulfur Emissions from Volcanic A c t i v i t y i n 1985 and 1990 Carmen M. Benkovitz). Global estimates o f anthropogenic emissions o f sulfur f o r 1985 are approximately 65 Tg S y-l (Benkovi Anthropogenic Sulfur Emissions f o r 1985 and 1990 i n t h i s report). Sulfur from biogenic sources i s emitted

390

ENGINEERED BARRIER SYSTEM: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT  

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The purpose of this model report is to describe the evolution of the physical and chemical environmental conditions within the waste emplacement drifts of the repository, including the drip shield and waste package surfaces. The resulting seepage evaporation and gas abstraction models are used in the total system performance assessment for the license application (TSPA-LA) to assess the performance of the engineered barrier system and the waste form. This report develops and documents a set of abstraction-level models that describe the engineered barrier system physical and chemical environment. Where possible, these models use information directly from other reports as input, which promotes integration among process models used for TSPA-LA. Specific tasks and activities of modeling the physical and chemical environment are included in ''Technical Work Plan for: Near-Field Environment and Transport In-Drift Geochemistry Model Report Integration'' (BSC 2005 [DIRS 173782], Section 1.2.2). As described in the technical work plan, the development of this report is coordinated with the development of other engineered barrier system reports. To be consistent with other project documents that address features, events, and processes (FEPs), Table 6.14.1 of the current report includes updates to FEP numbers and FEP subjects for two FEPs identified in the technical work plan (TWP) governing this report (BSC 2005 [DIRS 173782]). FEP 2.1.09.06.0A (Reduction-oxidation potential in EBS), as listed in Table 2 of the TWP (BSC 2005 [DIRS 173782]), has been updated in the current report to FEP 2.1.09.06.0B (Reduction-oxidation potential in Drifts; see Table 6.14-1). FEP 2.1.09.07.0A (Reaction kinetics in EBS), as listed in Table 2 of the TWP (BSC 2005 [DIRS 173782]), has been updated in the current report to FEP 2.1.09.07.0B (Reaction kinetics in Drifts; see Table 6.14-1). These deviations from the TWP are justified because they improve integration with FEPs documents. The updates have no impact on the model developed in this report.

R. Jarek

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

391

Contact processes in crowded environments  

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Periodically sheared colloids at low densities demonstrate a dynamical phase transition from an inactive to active phase as the strain amplitude is increased. The inactive phase consists of no collisions (contacts) between particles in the steady state limit, while in the active phase collisions persist. To investigate this system at higher densities, we construct and study a conserved-particle-number contact process with three-body interactions, which are potentially more likely than two-body interactions at higher densities. For example, consider one active (diffusing) particle colliding with two inactive (nondiffusing) particles such that they become active and consider spontaneous inactivation. In mean field, this system exhibits a continuous dynamical phase transition. Simulations on square lattices also indicate a continuous transition with exponents similar to those measured for the conserved lattice gas (CLG) model. In contrast, the three-body interaction requiring two active particles to activate one inactive particle exhibits a discontinuous transition. Finally, inspired by kinetically constrained models of the glass transition, we investigate the “caging effect” at even higher particle densities to look for a second dynamical phase transition back to an inactive phase. Square lattice simulations suggest a continuous transition with a new set of exponents differing from both the CLG model and what is known as directed percolation, indicating a potentially new universality class for a contact process with a conserved particle number.

S.-L.-Y. Xu and J. M. Schwarz

2013-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

392

Bacterial and enzymatic bioassays for toxicity testing in the environment  

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Microbioassays using bacteria or enzymes are increasingly applied to measure chemical toxicity in the environment. Attractive features of these assays may include low cost, rapid response to toxicants, high sample throughput, modest laboratory equipment and space requirements, low sample volume, portability, and reproducible responses. Enzymatic tests rely on measurement of either enzyme activity or enzyme biosynthesis. Dehydrogenases are the enzymes most used in toxicity testing. Assay of dehydrogenase activity is conveniently carried out using oxidoreduction dyes such as tetrazolium salts. Other enzyme activity tests utilize ATPases, esterases, phosphatases, urease, luciferase, beta-galactosidase, protease, amylase, or beta-glucosidase. Recently, the inhibition of enzyme (beta-galactosidase, tryptophanase, alpha-glucosidase) biosynthesis has been explored as a basis for toxicity testing. Enzyme biosynthesis was found to be generally more sensitive to organic chemicals than enzyme activity.107 references.

Bitton, G.; Koopman, B. (Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

CSM: Earth, Energy, Environment 2013 Annual Faculty  

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CSM: Earth, Energy, Environment 2013 Annual Faculty Conference Campus Update Terry Parker, Provost August 19, 2013 #12;CSM: Earth, Energy, Environment In Previous Years, we have discussed: · Campus budget on space overall and space location · Accreditation #12;CSM: Earth, Energy, Environment For this year, we

394

The Environment Team to Waste & Recycling  

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The Environment Team A-Z Guide to Waste & Recycling www.le.ac.uk/environment #12;Welcome ...to the University of Leicester's `A-Z Guide to Waste and Recycling'. Over the last 3 years, the Environment Team has introduced an award- winning recycling scheme across the campus that allows us to recycle paper, plastics

St Andrews, University of

395

CONCEPTUAL MODELLING OF A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT  

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CONCEPTUAL MODELLING OF A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT Z. Turk1 , R. Wasserfuhr2 , P modelling framework which decomposes an abstract concurrent engineering environment into several modelling the problems focused upon in our research work. 1.1 Towards a Concurrent Engineering Environment Winner et al

Amor, Robert

396

IN TELLIGENT CONTROLLING SYSTEM OF AQUICULTURE ENVIRONMENT  

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network, Decoupling control 1. INTRODUCTION Aquiculture environment is a complex system engineering which, the PLC ,engineers stations and director #12;In telligent Controlling System of aquiculture Environment 3IN TELLIGENT CONTROLLING SYSTEM OF AQUICULTURE ENVIRONMENT Deshen Zhao ,*1 1 Department of Electric

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

397

1 Ontology Engineering Environments R. Mizoguchi  

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1 Ontology Engineering Environments R. Mizoguchi The Institute of Scientific and Industrial to discuss ontology engineering environments, we first need to clarify what we mean by ontology engineering are covered elsewhere. 1.2 Factors of an ontology engineering environment A comprehensive evaluation

Mizoguchi, Riichiro

398

Reference waste package environment report  

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One of three candidate repository sites for high-level radioactive waste packages is located at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, in rhyolitic tuff 700 to 1400 ft above the static water table. Calculations indicate that the package environment will experience a maximum temperature of {similar_to}230{sup 0}C at 9 years after emplacement. For the next 300 years the rock within 1 m of the waste packages will remain dehydrated. Preliminary results suggest that the waste package radiation field will have very little effect on the mechanical properties of the rock. Radiolysis products will have a negligible effect on the rock even after rehydration. Unfractured specimens of repository rock show no change in hydrologic characteristics during repeated dehydration-rehydration cycles. Fractured samples with initially high permeabilities show a striking permeability decrease during dehydration-rehydration cycling, which may be due to fracture healing via deposition of silica. Rock-water interaction studies demonstrate low and benign levels of anions and most cations. The development of sorptive secondary phases such as zeolites and clays suggests that anticipated rock-water interaction may produce beneficial changes in the package environment.

Glassley, W.E.

1986-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Rapid Prototyping of Virtual Environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The goal of virtual reality is to fully or partially immerse a human in a visually coupled environment. By tracking the position and orientation of the user with sensors designed for this purpose and by coupling these measurements with a high?performance computer graphics system we can generate a computer?synthesized view of a virtual environment that responds to the user’s movements. Thus the user does not just see a visual display on a terminal but is immersed within the display. VR also allows natural real?time interaction with the VE. Instead of a GUI the system uses perceptual and multi?modal interfaces (such as gesture audio and speech recognition) to interact with the data. Natural locomotion devices let the user navigate through the VE. Also because of the size of the typical projection?based VR display (CAVEs and workbenches) groups of scientists and engineers can more easily work together to interpret data making full use of the 3D portrayal.

Marco Lanzagorta; Robert Rosenberg; Lawrence J. Rosenblum; Eddy Y. Kuo

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Environment to Environment (E2E) Communication Systems for Collaborative Work  

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Environment to Environment (E2E) Communication Systems for Collaborative Work Ish Rishabh irishabh with intelligent sensing of environments, to provide effective bi-directional communication which is free from, connecting environments, sentient communication. ACM Classification Keywords H5.1. Multimedia information

Reif, Rafael

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401

SNS Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment Operations Group SNS Sample Environment Operations Group from left to right: (left to right): Bekki Mills, Mark Loguillo, Saad Elorfi, Randy Sexton, Leland Robbins, Matt Rucker, Cory Fletcher, Todd Sherline, Hans-Jochen Lauter, Ken Kroll The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to SNS to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research

402

HFIR Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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HFIR Sample Environment HFIR Sample Environment The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to HFIR to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research and development team, and we encourage you to partner with them to develop new equipment and techniques. The online Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR instruments. Contact HFIR Team Leader Chris Redmon Resources Sample Environment Equipment Database

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Global Environment Fund GEF | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Environment Fund GEF Environment Fund GEF Jump to: navigation, search Name Global Environment Fund (GEF) Place Chevy Chase, Maryland Zip 20815 Product International investment management firm with around USD 800m under management. Invests in companies that make positive contributions to environmental quality, human health and sustainable management of resources. References Global Environment Fund (GEF)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Global Environment Fund (GEF) is a company located in Chevy Chase, Maryland . References ↑ "Global Environment Fund (GEF)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Global_Environment_Fund_GEF&oldid=345910"

404

DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility  

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Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility Disposition Activities DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility Disposition Activities The original release of DOE-STD-1120-98 provided integrated safety management guidance for enhancing worker, public, and environmental protection during all facility disposition activities. Volume One of this Standard has been revised to provide a Department of Energy (DOE) approved methodology for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) for decommissioning of nuclear facilities, as well as environmental restoration activities that involve work not done within a permanent structure. Methodologies provided in this Standard are intended to be compliant with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part

405

Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories, August 2008 Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories, August 2008 At the request of the Secretary of Energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), performed a Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories. The Special Review included onsite field reviews of work practices at the 8 of the 16 laboratories currently performing nanoscale activities. The eight selected DOE sites, which were reviewed during May-July 2008.

406

DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility  

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DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility Disposition Activities DOE Standard Integration Of Environment,Safety, and Health Into Facility Disposition Activities The original release of DOE-STD-1120-98 provided integrated safety management guidance for enhancing worker, public, and environmental protection during all facility disposition activities. Volume One of this Standard has been revised to provide a Department of Energy (DOE) approved methodology for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) for decommissioning of nuclear facilities, as well as environmental restoration activities that involve work not done within a permanent structure. Methodologies provided in this Standard are intended to be compliant with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part

407

Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories, August 2008 Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories, August 2008 At the request of the Secretary of Energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), performed a Special Review of Work Practices for Nanoscale Material Activities at Department of Energy Laboratories. The Special Review included onsite field reviews of work practices at the 8 of the 16 laboratories currently performing nanoscale activities. The eight selected DOE sites, which were reviewed during May-July 2008.

408

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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LBNL/PUB-3092 LBNL/PUB-3092 Guidelines for Generators to Meet HWHF Acceptance Requirements for Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastes at Berkeley Lab Waste Management Group Environment, Health, and Safety Division Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, California 94720 Revision 7.1 October 2011 1. Hazardous Wastes. 1- 1 Summary of Hazardous Waste Requirements. 1- 2 1.1 How Do I Know If My Waste Is Hazardous?. 1- 3 1.1.1 Characteristic Waste. 1- 4 1.1.1.1 Ignitability. 1- 4 1.1.1.2 Corrosivity. 1- 4 1.1.1.3 Reactivity. 1- 5 1.1.1.4 Toxicity. 1- 5 1.1.2 Listed Waste. 1- 6 1.1.3 Chemical Compatibility. 1- 7 1.1.4 Excess Laboratory Chemicals and Laboratory Cleanouts. 1- 10 1.1.5 Unknowns. 1- 10

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Radiation effects in the environment  

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Although the Navajo possess substantial resource wealth-coal, gas, uranium, water-this potential wealth has been translated into limited permanent economic or political power. In fact, wealth or potential for wealth has often made the Navajo the victims of more powerful interests greedy for the assets under limited Navajo control. The primary focus for this education workshop on the radiation effects in the environment is to provide a forum where scientists from the nuclear science and technology community can share their knowledge toward the advancement and diffusion of nuclear science and technology issues for the Navajo public. The scientists will make an attempt to consider the following basic questions; what is science; what is mathematics; what is nuclear radiation? Seven papers are included in this report: Navajo view of radiation; Nuclear energy, national security and international stability; ABC`s of nuclear science; Nuclear medicine: 100 years in the making; Radon in the environment; Bicarbonate leaching of uranium; and Computational methods for subsurface flow and transport. The proceedings of this workshop will be used as a valuable reference materials in future workshops and K-14 classrooms in Navajo communities that need to improve basic understanding of nuclear science and technology issues. Results of the Begay-Stevens research has revealed the existence of strange and mysterious concepts in the Navajo Language of nature. With these research results Begay and Stevens prepared a lecture entitled The Physics of Laser Fusion in the Navajo language. This lecture has been delivered in numerous Navajo schools, and in universities and colleges in the US, Canada, and Alaska.

Begay, F.; Rosen, L.; Petersen, D.F.; Mason, C.; Travis, B. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Yazzie, A. [Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ (United States). Dept. of History; Isaac, M.C.P.; Seaborg, G.T. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States); Leavitt, C.P. [Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

_____________________________ Environment, Health, & Safety _________ __________________ Training Program  

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Program EHS 369 Lockout/Tagout Practical Refresher Training for Non-Qualified Electrical Workers Course to provide employees with Lockout/Tagout responsibilities, acceptable practices, and procedures with respect within lockout tagout activities as a non-qualified electrical worker. Web Resource: EH&S Training

Eisen, Michael

411

LM Environment, Safety, and Health Policy | Department of Energy  

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Environment, Safety, and Health Policy LM Environment, Safety, and Health Policy LM Policy 450.9 - Environment, Safety, and Health Policy (Last ReviewUpdate 11292011 ) LM...

412

Designing for Learning: Multiplayer Digital Game Learning Environments  

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Networked Virtual Environments: Design and Implementation.Performance Within Virtual Environments. In W. Barfield andFurness (Eds. ), Virtual Environments and Advanced Interface

Kim, Chung

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc | Department...  

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Environment 100808 FINAL.doc Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc More Documents & Publications...

414

The Los Alamos dynamic radiation environment assimilation model (DREAM) for space weather specification and forecasting  

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The Dynamic Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM) was developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory to assess, quantify, and predict the hazards from the natural space environment and the anthropogenic environment produced by high altitude nuclear explosions (HANE). DREAM was initially developed as a basic research activity to understand and predict the dynamics of the Earth's Van Allen radiation belts. It uses Kalman filter techniques to assimilate data from space environment instruments with a physics-based model of the radiation belts. DREAM can assimilate data from a variety of types of instruments and data with various levels of resolution and fidelity by assigning appropriate uncertainties to the observations. Data from any spacecraft orbit can be assimilated but DREAM was designed to function with as few as two spacecraft inputs: one from geosynchronous orbit and one from GPS orbit. With those inputs, DREAM can be used to predict the environment at any satellite in any orbit whether space environment data are available in those orbits or not. Even with very limited data input and relatively simple physics models, DREAM specifies the space environment in the radiation belts to a high level of accuracy. DREAM has been extensively tested and evaluated as we transition from research to operations. We report here on one set of test results in which we predict the environment in a highly-elliptical polar orbit. We also discuss long-duration reanalysis for spacecraft design, using DREAM for real-time operations, and prospects for 1-week forecasts of the radiation belt environment.

Reeves, Geoffrey D [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Friedel, Reiner H W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Chen, Yue [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Koller, Josef [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Henderson, Michael G [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

DOE Awards Grant to New Mexico Environment Department for Waste Isolation  

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Grant to New Mexico Environment Department for Waste Grant to New Mexico Environment Department for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Oversight, Monitoring DOE Awards Grant to New Mexico Environment Department for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Oversight, Monitoring September 19, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Deb Gill deb.gill@wipp.ws 575-234-7270 Carlsbad, NM - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a grant for an estimated $1.6 million to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). The five-year grant funds an agreement for NMED to conduct non-regulatory environmental oversight and monitoring to evaluate activities conducted at DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. NMED evaluates DOE activities related to WIPP's environmental monitoring and cleanup. This award is made in accordance with the Department of Energy

416

Pedestrian localisation for indoor environments  

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Fusion Arrangements Contextual Fusion Activities Figure 2.1: The Location Stack model for location-aware computing. 7 The components of positioning systems that use both single and multiple sensor types can be defined in the context of the bottom three... relevance to this thesis: ? The sensors layer: Defines the physical sensors of a location system. ? The measurements layer: Defines the types of measurements obtained from the physical sensors. ? The fusion layer: Defines the algorithms that combine...

Woodman, Oliver

2010-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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1. State Key Laboratory of Lake Science and Environment, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China  

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. Solar-Volcanic Inresponsetowarming: #12;FORCING From "ERIK", an ECHO-G simulation of the last millennium

Kuang, Zhiming

418

Hazardous-environment problems: Mobile robots to the rescue  

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This paper presents a rationale for employing a spectrum of similar mobile robots to conduct appropriate common missions for the following five hazardous-environment issues: (1) dismantlement of nuclear weapons; (2) environmental restoration and waste management of US Department of Energy weapons sites; (3) operations in nuclear power plants and other facilities; (4) waste chemical site remediation and cleanup activities; and (5) assistance in handling toxic chemical/radiation accidents. Mobile robots have been developed for several hazardous-environment industries, the most visible ones being construction/excavation/tunneling, explosive ordnance/bomb disposal (EOD), fire-fighting, military operations, mining, nuclear, and security. A summary of the range of functions that mobile robots are currently capable of conducting is presented.

Meieran, H.B. (PHD Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

A Model of the Cosmic Ray Induced Atmospheric Neutron Environment  

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In order to optimise the design of space instruments making use of detection materials with low atomic numbers, an understanding of the atmospheric neutron environment and its dependencies on time and position is needed. To produce a simple equation based model, Monte Carlo simulations were performed to obtain the atmospheric neutron fluxes produced by charged galactic cosmic ray interactions with the atmosphere. Based on the simulation results the omnidirectional neutron environment was parametrised including dependencies on altitude, magnetic latitude and solar activity. The upward- and downward-moving component of the atmospheric neutron flux are considered separately. The energy spectra calculated using these equations were found to be in good agreement with data from a purpose built balloon-borne neutron detector, high altitude aircraft data and previously published simulation based spectra.

Kole, Merlin; Salinas, Maria Muñoz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Helical tubes in crowded environments  

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When placed in a crowded environment, a semiflexible tube is forced to fold so as to make a more compact shape. One compact shape that often arises in nature is the tight helix, especially when the tube thickness is of comparable size to the tube length. In this paper we use an excluded volume effect to model the effects of crowding. This gives us a measure of compactness for configurations of the tube, which we use to look at structures of the semiflexible tube that minimize the excluded volume. We focus most of our attention on the helix and which helical geometries are most compact. We found helices of specific pitch to radius ratio 2.512 to be optimally compact. This is the same geometry that minimizes the global curvature of the curve defining the tube. We further investigate the effects of adding a bending energy or multiple tubes to begin to explore the more complete space of possible geometries a tube could form.

Yehuda Snir and Randall D. Kamien

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Odor Landscapes in Turbulent Environments  

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The olfactory system of male moths is exquisitely sensitive to pheromones emitted by females and transported in the environment by atmospheric turbulence. Moths respond to minute amounts of pheromones, and their behavior is sensitive to the fine-scale structure of turbulent plumes where pheromone concentration is detectible. The signal of pheromone whiffs is qualitatively known to be intermittent, yet quantitative characterization of its statistical properties is lacking. This challenging fluid dynamics problem is also relevant for entomology, neurobiology, and the technological design of olfactory stimulators aimed at reproducing physiological odor signals in well-controlled laboratory conditions. Here, we develop a Lagrangian approach to the transport of pheromones by turbulent flows and exploit it to predict the statistics of odor detection during olfactory searches. The theory yields explicit probability distributions for the intensity and the duration of pheromone detections, as well as their spacing in time. Predictions are favorably tested by using numerical simulations, laboratory experiments, and field data for the atmospheric surface layer. The resulting signal of odor detections lends itself to implementation with state-of-the-art technologies and quantifies the amount and the type of information that male moths can exploit during olfactory searches.

Antonio Celani; Emmanuel Villermaux; Massimo Vergassola

2014-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

422

Random walk through fractal environments  

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We analyze random walk through fractal environments, embedded in three-dimensional, permeable space. Particles travel freely and are scattered off into random directions when they hit the fractal. The statistical distribution of the flight increments (i.e., of the displacements between two consecutive hittings) is analytically derived from a common, practical definition of fractal dimension, and it turns out to approximate quite well a power-law in the case where the dimension DF of the fractal is less than 2, there is though, always a finite rate of unaffected escape. Random walks through fractal sets with DF2 is decaying exponentially. The diffusive behavior of the random walk is analyzed in the frame of continuous time random walk, which we generalize to include the case of defective distributions of walk increments. It is shown that the particles undergo anomalous, enhanced diffusion for DF2 is normal for large times, enhanced though for small and intermediate times. In particular, it follows that fractals generated by a particular class of self-organized criticality models give rise to enhanced diffusion. The analytical results are illustrated by Monte Carlo simulations.

H. Isliker and L. Vlahos

2003-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

423

Communicating Sustainability through Design within Retail Environments.  

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??This thesis uses a systematic understanding of sustainability informed by human needs, learning and design theory to explore ways in which small retail environments can… (more)

Hendry, Daniel; Silcox, Lawrence

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Environment Pollution Risk Assessment In Ukraine  

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An excessive concentration of industrial facilities and automobile transport in Ukraine has led to an extremely high anthropogenic ... Environment pollution risk assessments for industrial regions of Ukraine have...

G. I. Rudko

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Virtual Test Environment for Motion Capture Shoots.  

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?? This master thesis presents the design of an implementation of a working prototype for an augmented motion capture acting environment. Motion capture (MoCap), the… (more)

Redavid, Claudio

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Introducing MATLAB and the MATLAB Working Environment  

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The MATLAB development environment allows you to develop algorithms, ... analyze data, display data files and manage projects in interactive mode (see Figure 1-1). ...

César Pérez López

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Environment - Giant outdoor lab ... | ornl.gov  

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Environment - Giant outdoor lab ... With the recent completion of a 40-meter observation tower in the nearby Walker Branch Watershed, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are...

428

Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

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Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Appendices, Volume II, May 2005 Independent Oversight Inspection of...

429

Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

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Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Savannah River Operations Office and Savannah River Site, January 2010 Independent Oversight Inspection of...

430

Report on Global Environment Competitiveness of Panama  

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Panama is the southernmost country of Central America. ... evaluation model, the environment competitiveness index of Panama s ranks at 23 in 133 countries.

Li Jianping; Li Minrong; Wang Jinnan…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Greenhouse Thermal Environment and Light Control  

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Greenhouse thermal environment results from the interactions among ... heating, ventilation, and cooling systems; supplemental lighting; and properties of the greenhouse crop are among the most important. As greenhouse

L. D. Albright

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) | Open Energy Information  

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vulnerability and governance, as well as specific problems such as water resources and air pollution.2 References Stockholm Environment Institute 2.0 2.1 About SEI...

433

Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

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Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Sandia National Laboratories, Technical Appendices, Volume II, May 2005 Independent Oversight Inspection of...

434

Healing effects of the built environment  

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satisfaction. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, 301-s Hospital garden environment: Utilization and consumerT. , & Gärling, T. (1996). Environmental influences on

Sherman, Sandra Anne

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

INTEGRATING VR IN AN ENGINEERING COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING ENVIRONMENT  

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INTEGRATING VR IN AN ENGINEERING COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING ENVIRONMENT Ismael H. F. dos Santos environments. Abstract: We present an environment for executing engineering simulations and visualizing results solution, called Collaborative Engineering Environment (CEE) is intended to create a useful collaborative

Barbosa, Alberto

436

A Software Architecture for an Engineering Collaborative Problem Solving Environment  

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A Software Architecture for an Engineering Collaborative Problem Solving Environment Ismael H. F Environment. The architecture composes a Collaborative Problem Solving Environment that enables engineers-Oriented Architecture (SOA) for a Collaborative Problem Solving Environment for Petroleum Engineering (PE), tailored

Barbosa, Alberto

437

Interaction between mantle-derived and crustal calc-alkaline magmas in the petrogenesis of the Paleocene Sifton Range volcanic complex, Yukon, Canada  

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The uplifted plutons of the eastern Coast Plutonic Complex (CPC) of the northern Canadian Cordillera are in contact with coeval volcanic suites of the early Tertiary Sloko-Skukum Group, offering a unique opportunity to address the relationship between subduction-related, continental calc-alkaline volcanic sequences and their coeval granitoid suites. The Sifton Range volcanic complex (SRVC) of southwestern Yukon is intruded by CPC granites and displays a subduction-related geochemical signature with depletions in HFSE relative to LILE. The volcanic rocks range between medium- and high-K orogenic suites, and define a calc-alkaline fractionation trend. The epizonal potassium–feldspar granites are chemically similar to the SRVC rhyolites, and are characterized by highly fractionated LREE (LaN / SmN = 5–11), enrichments in LILE and Th (12–18 ppm). The SRVC exhibits a striking relationship between rock composition and style of eruption, with a reduction in abundance of lavas with increasing SiO2 being correlated with the appearance of felsic pyroclastic rocks and granitic plutonism. Thermodynamic crystal fractionation models of the compositional interval between basaltic and dacitic andesite (52–61 wt.% SiO2) are consistent with evolution at moderately hydrous (1.5 wt.% H2O), upper crustal (1.5 kbar) conditions, and fO2 close to the QFM buffer. Neither assimilation-fractional crystallization (AFC), nor binary magma mixing models are capable of explaining the anomalously elevated Th contents in the SRVC felsic lavas and granites. Furthermore, unrealistically high contamination factors (r > 2.5) are required in AFC models to attain the incompatible-element concentrations of the SRVC granite and rhyolites, suggesting they represent distinct melts derived by anatexis of enriched upper crust, rather than the evolved products of the mafic SRVC magma. Changes in crystallinity during evolution of the SRVC magmas imply an abrupt rise in effective viscosity (from 106 to 1010 Pa s) near the andesite–dacite transition as a result of the flocculation of plagioclase phenocrysts. The resultant increase in shear strength impeded crystal fractionation and eruption of lavas, and may account for the decrease in the abundance of flows with more than 62 wt.% SiO2. The onset of explosive volcanism at c.a. 68 wt.% SiO2 approximately coincides with the calculated saturation point of H2O at 1.5 kbar in the hybridized dacite magmas. Alternating mafic and felsic volcanic stratigraphy along with the presence of compositionally bimodal pyroclastics and mixed phenocrysts in the SRVC dacites suggest that mantle-derived magmas and crustal melts coexisted in a zoned magmatic column undergoing episodic injection of juvenile melts. Sudden release of volatiles from the hybrid dacitic magmas along the interface with the overlying anatectic crystal mush may have triggered the cycle of explosive eruptions of dominantly rhyolitic ejecta. The consequent loss of volatiles further promoted feldspar crystallization eventually favouring magma stagnation and plutonism.

Aleksandar Miškovi?; Don Francis

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Operating in the Caspian environment  

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The Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) is currently developing oil production from three oil fields in the Caspian Sea. The activities are guided by a comprehensive Environmental Management System adopted to the uniqueness of the Caspian and the historical and political situation in Azerbaijan. The paper discusses the challenges of operating in the Caspian region with a focus on local involvement connected to environmental literature data review and environmental impact assessment. Local involvement and training is concluded to be one key to success for operations in an environmental sensitive region like the Caspian.

Kristoffersen, B.; Rogers, L.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Solar Policy Environment: New Orleans  

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To use unprecedented rebuilding of the city of New Orleans is an opportunity for the Office of Recovery Management and its partners to encourage solar in New Orleans’ energy marketplace. While all Solar Cities grantees are undertaking market transformation activities that will both remove barriers to the adoption of solar technologies and reduce the cost of solar technologies, the reconstruction process affords New Orleans a window of opportunity to structurally alter the ways in which solar technologies are regulated, incentivized, produced, and consumed in the Greater New Orleans area.

440

Lake-level rise in the late Pleistocene and active subaquatic volcanism since the Holocene in Lake Kivu, East African Rift  

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in the stratified depths of the lake. Lake Kivu's large size and population density extend the risk of a limnic Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium f Renard Centre of Marine Geology for being one of the three `exploding lakes' in Africa (Kling et al., 1987; Halbwachs et al., 2004). Lakes

Gilli, Adrian

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441

EPR/PTFE dosimetry for test reactor environments  

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The use of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) spectroscopy with materials such as alanine is well established as a technique for measurement of ionizing radiation absorbed dose in photon and electron fields such as Co-60, high-energy bremsstrahlung and electron-beam fields [1]. In fact, EPR/Alanine dosimetry has become a routine transfer standard for national standards bodies such as NIST and NPL. In 1992 the Radiation Metrology Laboratory (RML) at Sandia National Laboratories implemented EPR/Alanine capabilities for use in routine and calibration activities at its Co-60 and pulsed-power facilities. At that time it also investigated the usefulness of the system for measurement of absorbed dose in the mixed neutron/photon environments of reactors such as the Sandia Pulsed Reactor and the Annular Core Research Reactor used for hardness testing of electronics. The RML concluded that the neutron response of alanine was a sufficiently high fraction of the overall dosimeter response that the resulting uncertainties in the photon dose would be unacceptably large for silicon-device testing. However, it also suggested that non-hydrogenous materials such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) would exhibit smaller neutron response and might be useful in mixed environments. Preliminary research with PTFE in photon environments indicated considerable promise, but further development was not pursued at that time. Because of renewed interest in absorbed dose measurements that could better define the individual contributions of photon and neutron components to the overall dose delivered to a test object, the RML has re-initiated the development of an EPR/PTFE dosimetry system. This effort consists of three stages: 1) Identification of PTFE materials that may be suitable for dosimetry applications. It was speculated that the inconsistency of EPR signatures in the earlier samples may have been due to variability in PTFE manufacturing processes. 2) Characterization of dosimetry in photon-only environments. This is necessary to establish requirements for sample preparation, operating parameters and limitations for use in well-defined and predictable environments prior to deployment in the less well-defined mixed environments of test reactors. 3) Characterization of the EPR responses obtained with PTFE in mixed neutron/photon fields. This includes evaluation of the neutron and photon contributions to response, determination of applicable of neutron fluence and photon dose ranges. This paper presents a summary of the research, a description of the EPR/PTFE dosimetry system, and recommendations for preparation and fielding of the dosimetry in photon and mixed neutron/photon environments. (authors)

Vehar, D.W.; Griffin, P.J.; Quirk, T.J. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1146 (United States)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

s Earth and environment s Living resources  

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4 s Earth and environment s Living resources s Societies and health s Expertise and consulting of this trend is the acquisition, on a joint proposal from the Earth and Environment department and the Living phenomena so as to improve forecasting of the attendant hazards. The earth's crust: processes and natural

443

Hunting for engineered nanomaterials in the environment  

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Hunting for engineered nanomaterials in the environment ... Scientists will gather in Vienna to share advances related to nanomaterials in general, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to host an invitation-only meeting about TiO2 nanoparticles in the environment. ...

Naomi Lubick

2009-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

444

ENERGY, POWER AND ENVIRONMENT (Environmental Analytical Chemistry)  

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ENERGY, POWER AND ENVIRONMENT (Environmental Analytical Chemistry) CHEM 6284/CHEM 4803 Fall 2014 3 a major impact on environment. As the global population grows, so does the demand for energy. Strictly cannot be made without understanding the science and engineering behind them. Since the discovery of laws

Sherrill, David

445

An Architecture for WWWbased Hypercode Environments  

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), as the infrastructure on which to construct hypercode environments. Web technology can be applied within an intranet on shared subwebs, based on World Wide Web technology --- which could be applied over the Internet or within an intranet. We describe our realization in OzWeb. Keywords Hypermedia, Environments, Software process, Work

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Sample Environment Equipment Categories - ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › Sample Environment Sample Environment: Categories of Equipment All Ancillary Equipment Auto Changer Closed Cycle Refrigerators Closed Cycle Refrigerators - Bottom Loading Closed Cycle Refrigerators - Top Loading Furnaces Gas Handling Gas Panel High Pressure Systems Liquid Helium Cryostats Magnet Systems Other Special Environments Sample Cell Sample Stick Ultra Low Temperature Devices Sample Environment: by Beam Line All BL-11A-POWGEN BL-11B-MANDI BL-12-TOPAZ BL-13-Fundamental Neutron Physics Beam Line BL-14A-BL-14A BL-14B-HYSPEC BL-15-Neutron Spin Echo (NSE) BL-16B-VISION BL-17-SEQUOIA BL-18-ARCS BL-1A-TOF-USANS BL-1B-NOMAD BL-2-BASIS BL-3-SNAP BL-4A-Magnetism Reflectometer BL-4B-Liquids Reflectometer BL-5-Cold Neutron Chopper Spectrometer (CNCS) BL-6-EQ-SANS

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Geothermal/Environment | Open Energy Information  

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Environment Environment < Geothermal(Redirected from Environment) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Land Use Leasing Exploration Well Field Power Plant Transmission Environment Water Use Print PDF Geothermal Environmental Impact Life-Cycle Assessments Environmental Regulations Regulatory Roadmap The Geysers - a dry steam geothermal field in California emits steam into the atmosphere. The impact that geothermal energy has on the environment depends on the type of cooling and conversion technologies used. Environmental impacts are often discussed in terms of: Water Consumption Geothermal power production utilizes water in two major ways. The first method, which is inevitable in geothermal production, uses hot water from an underground reservoir to power the facility. The second would be

448

Phenomenological approach for describing environment dependent growths  

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Different classes of phenomenological universalities of environment dependent growths have been proposed. The logistic as well as environment dependent West-type allometry based biological growth can be explained in this proposed framework of phenomenological description. It is shown that logistic and environment dependent West-type growths are phenomenologically identical in nature. However there is a difference between them in terms of coefficients involved in the phenomenological descriptions. It is also established that environment independent and enviornment dependent biological growth processes lead to the same West-type biological growth equation. Involuted Gompertz function, used to describe biological growth processes undergoing atrophy or a demographic and economic system undergoing involution or regression, can be addressed in this proposed environment dependent description. In addition, some other phenomenological descriptions have been examined in this proposed framework and graphical representations of variation of different parameters involved in the description are executed.

Dibyendu Biswas; Swarup Poria

2014-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

449

Contained nomadic information environments: Technology, organization, and environment influences on adoption of hospital RFID patient tracking  

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This paper reports on a case study of adoption of a contained nomadic information environment, exemplified by the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to keep track of hospital patients. The technology, organization, and environment (TOE) framework ... Keywords: Case study, Health care, Hospital, Nomadic information environments, Patient tracking, Qualitative research, Radio frequency identification

Qing Cao, Donald R. Jones, Hong Sheng

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 Energy/Environment/Economics (E3  

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, and Aerospace Engineering 268 IIT Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014 #12;Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 ) AdmissionEnergy/Environment/Economics (E3 ) Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 ) Faculty Directors Chemical and Environmental Engineering Javad Abbasian 127 Perlstein Hall 10 W. 33rd St. Chicago, IL 60616 312

Heller, Barbara

451

Solar Policy Environment: Salt Lake  

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The overall objective of the “Solar Salt Lake” (SSL) team is to develop a fully-scoped city and county-level implementation plan that will facilitate at least an additional ten megawatts of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the government, commercial, industrial, and residential sectors by 2015. To achieve this aggressive goal, the program strategy includes a combination of barrier identification, research, and policy analysis that utilizes the input of various stakeholders. Coupled with these activities will be the development and implementation of pilot installations in the government and residential sectors, and broad outreach to builders and potential practitioners of solar energy products in the process. In this way, while creating mechanisms to enable a demand for solar, SSL will also facilitate capacity building for suppliers, thereby helping to ensure long-term sustainability for the regional market.

452

Active Hydrogen  

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Dry hydrogen can be activated in an electric discharge if the pressure and voltage are carefully regulated. Active hydrogen reduces metallic sulphides whose heat of formation is 22 000 cal. or less. The active gas is decomposed by 3 cm of well packed glass wool. A quantitative method is given for the determination of active hydrogen. Less of the active gas is formed in a tube coated with stearic acid or phosphoric acid than when no coating is employed. The decay reaction was found to follow the expression for a unimolecular reaction. The rate of decay appears to be independent of the wall surface. The period of half?life at room temperature and 40 mm pressure is 0.2 sec. approximately. The energy of formation of active hydrogen is approximately 18 000 cal. The energy of activation for the decay of the active constituent is approximately 17 800 cal. The properties of active hydrogen are considered in relation to the properties predicted for H3.

A. C. Grubb; A. B. Van Cleave

1935-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Microgrid Activities  

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The Energy Department has a comprehensive portfolio of activities that focuses on the development and implementation of microgrids to further improve reliability and resiliency of the grid, help...

454

Electricity in Volcanic Clouds  

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...jets was often about 150 m/sec. From aerial views of the crater we have estimated...from Bjornsson's observations, so the aerial and surface observations immediately downwind...1958); T. Nagata, K. Hirao, N. Fukushima, T. Takashima, Bull. EarthquakeRes...

Robert Anderson; Stuart Gathman; James Hughes; Sveinbjörn Björnsson; Sigurgeir Jónasson; Duncan C. Blanchard; Charles B. Moore; Henry J. Survilas; Bernard Vonnegut

1965-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

455

Electricity in Volcanic Clouds  

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...the solid material ejected was still airborne and while much of it was moving upward...greater than 10 m3/ sec and a small fraction of that esti-mated from the growth...average thunder-storm the rate of energy release from the heat of the condensing water...

Robert Anderson; Stuart Gathman; James Hughes; Sveinbjörn Björnsson; Sigurgeir Jónasson; Duncan C. Blanchard; Charles B. Moore; Henry J. Survilas; Bernard Vonnegut

1965-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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AIDE - Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment  

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Would you like to know when someone has dropped an undesirable executable binary on our system? What about something less malicious such as a software installation by a user? What about the user who decides to install a newer version of mod_perl or PHP on your web server without letting you know beforehand? Or even something as simple as when an undocumented config file change is made by another member of the admin group? Do you even want to know about all the changes that happen on a daily basis on your server? The purpose of an intrusion detection system (IDS) is to detect unauthorized, possibly malicious activity. The purpose of a host-based IDS, or file integrity checker, is check for unauthorized changes to key system files, binaries, libraries, and directories on the system. AIDE is an Open Source file and directory integrity checker. AIDE will let you know when a file or directory has been added, deleted, modified. It is included with the Red Hat Enterprise 6. It is available for other Linux distros. This is a case study describing the process of configuring AIDE on an out of the box RHEL6 installation. Its goal is to illustrate the thinking and the process by which a useful AIDE configuration is built.

Smith, Cathy L.

2013-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

457

Climate & Environment | More Science | ORNL  

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Climate & Environment Climate & Environment SHARE Climate and Environment Climate and environmental scientists at ORNL conduct research, develop technology and perform analyses to understand and predict how environmental systems respond to global and regional changes - including climate change, environmental stress and energy production and use. By integrating field and laboratory methods with new theory, modeling, data systems and policy analysis, we develop solutions to complex environmental challenges. ORNL has an increasing programmatic focus on climate change and subsurface biogeochemical research. Current priorities in the area of climate and environmental research are focused on understanding biogeochemical cycling in terrestrial ecosystems by creating new databases and models to inform

458

Prediction of Corrosion of Alloys in Mixed-Solvent Environments  

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Corrosion is much less predictable in organic or mixed-solvent environments than in aqueous process environments. As a result, US chemical companies face greater uncertainty when selecting process equipment materials to manufacture chemical products using organic or mixed solvents than when the process environments are only aqueous. Chemical companies handle this uncertainty by overdesigning the equipment (wasting money and energy), rather than by accepting increased risks of corrosion failure (personnel hazards and environmental releases). Therefore, it is important to develop simulation tools that would help the chemical process industries to understand and predict corrosion and to develop mitigation measures. To create such tools, we have developed models that predict (1) the chemical composition, speciation, phase equilibria, component activities and transport properties of the bulk (aqueous, nonaqueous or mixed) phase that is in contact with the metal; (2) the phase equilibria and component activities of the alloy phase(s) that may be subject to corrosion and (3) the interfacial phenomena that are responsible for corrosion at the metal/solution or passive film/solution interface. During the course of this project, we have completed the following: (1) Development of thermodynamic modules for calculating the activities of alloy components; (2) Development of software that generates stability diagrams for alloys in aqueous systems; these diagrams make it possible to predict the tendency of metals to corrode; (3) Development and extensive verification of a model for calculating speciation, phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties of mixed-solvent electrolyte systems; (4) Integration of the software for generating stability diagrams with the mixed-solvent electrolyte model, which makes it possible to generate stability diagrams for nonaqueous or mixed-solvent systems; (5) Development of a model for predicting diffusion coefficients in mixed-solvent electrolyte systems; (6) Development of fundamentals of a detailed kinetic model of general corrosion, which includes a detailed treatment of local chemistry changes near the metal/solution interface coupled with transport through a liquid layer and solid phases at the interface; (7) Development of parameters for OLI's kinetic model of general corrosion of common engineering alloys in aqueous systems with a variety of solutes. With this model, the users will be able to predict the effect of various process conditions (such as environment composition, temperature, pressure) on the general corrosion of alloys; (8)Comprehensive review of the fundamentals of the models by an Academic Review Panel, which was performed in conjunction with three annual review meetings; (9)Development and commercial release of the Corrosion Analyzer, a Windows software product that encompasses the thermodynamic model, a facility for generating stability diagrams and the model for predicting the rates of general corrosion of selected alloys in aqueous systems.

A. Anderko, P. Wang, R. D. Young, D. P. Riemer, P. McKenzie and M. M. Lencka (OLI Systems Inc.); S. S. Babu and P. Angelini (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

2003-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. ANNUAL REPORT FY 1980  

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or enhanced oil recovery (EOR). These methods are steamdata base for areas where EOR activity is expected.Establishing a data base on EOR activities in various oil

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. ANNUAL REPORT FY 1980  

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active solar methodology, BNL boiler and furnace perfor-furnaces. Component Based Systems (CBS) A major addition to the program is an active solar

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Active swarms on a sphere  

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Here we show that coupling to curvature has profound effects on collective motion in active systems, leading to patterns not observed in flat space. Biological examples of such active motion in curved environments are numerous: curvature and tissue folding are crucial during gastrulation, epithelial and endothelial cells move on constantly growing, curved crypts and vili in the gut, and the mammalian corneal epithelium grows in a steady-state vortex pattern. On the physics side, droplets coated with actively driven microtubule bundles show active nematic patterns. We study a model of self-propelled particles with polar alignment on a sphere. Hallmarks of these motion patterns are a polar vortex and a circulating band arising due to the incompatibility between spherical topology and uniform motion - a consequence of the hairy ball theorem. We present analytical results showing that frustration due to curvature leads to stable elastic distortions storing energy in the band.

Rastko Sknepnek; Silke Henkes

2014-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

462

Geothermal/Environment | Open Energy Information  

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Geothermal/Environment Geothermal/Environment < Geothermal Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Land Use Leasing Exploration Well Field Power Plant Transmission Environment Water Use Print PDF Geothermal Environmental Impact Life-Cycle Assessments Environmental Regulations Regulatory Roadmap The Geysers - a dry steam geothermal field in California emits steam into the atmosphere. The impact that geothermal energy has on the environment depends on the type of cooling and conversion technologies used. Environmental impacts are often discussed in terms of: Water Consumption Geothermal power production utilizes water in two major ways. The first method, which is inevitable in geothermal production, uses hot water from an underground reservoir to power the facility. The second would be

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Wireless Environment LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Wireless Environment LLC Wireless Environment LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Wireless Environment LLC Place Elyria, Ohio Product Wireless Environment designs light-emitting diode lighting products that it sells through a vehicle called "Mr. Beams." Coordinates 41.36768°, -82.105839° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.36768,"lon":-82.105839,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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European Environment Agency | Open Energy Information  

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Environment Agency Environment Agency Jump to: navigation, search Logo: European Environment Agency Name European Environment Agency Address Kongens Nytorv 6 1050 Place Copenhagen, Denmark Phone number (+45) 33 36 71 00 Website http://www.eea.europa.eu/ Coordinates 55.6811436°, 12.5866457° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":55.6811436,"lon":12.5866457,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sustainable and equitable urban environments in Asia  

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This study identifies some of the factors and conditions that can encourage the development of sustainable and equitable urban environments. It argues that cities will continue to grow and that it is not productive to view ...

Badshah, Akhtar

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

A Harmonized Multimodel Framework for Safety Environments  

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Safety critical systems developments are dealing with complex environments especially when they are satisfying with a wide range of models, regulations and standards at the same time. Therefore there is an evi...

Xabier Larrucea; Izaskun Santamaria…

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Simplified methodology for indoor environment designs  

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Current design of the building indoor environment uses averaged single parameters such as air velocity, air temperature or contaminant concentration. This approach gives only general information about thermal comfort and ...

Srebric, Jelena, 1970-

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

A parallel programming environment on grid  

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Computational grids are environment that provides the ability to exploit diverse, geographically distributed resources. Bulk Synchronous Parallel (BSP) model is a widely used parallel programming model. With rapid development of grid technologies, users ...

Weiqin Tong; Jingbo Ding; Lizhi Cai

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

A Personalized Collaborative Digital Library Environment  

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We envisage a Digital Library not only as an information resource where ... but also as a collaborative working and meeting space. We present a personalized collaborative Digital Library environment, where users ...

M. Elena Renda; Umberto Straccia

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Webinar: Tapping Into Wind in Urban Environments  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This live webinar presented by DOE on "Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Tapping into Wind in Urban Environments" will take place on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m....

471

Nuclear Power - Operation, Safety and Environment  

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as operation, safety, environment and radiation effects. The book is not offering a comprehensive coverage of the material in each area. Instead, selected themes are highlighted by authors of individual chapters representing contemporary interests worldwide...

472

Environment Assisted Metrology with Spin Qubit  

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We investigate the sensitivity of a recently proposed method for precision measurement [Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 140502 (2011)], focusing on an implementation based on solid-state spin systems. The scheme amplifies a quantum sensor response to weak external fields by exploiting its coupling to spin impurities in the environment. We analyze the limits to the sensitivity due to decoherence and propose dynamical decoupling schemes to increase the spin coherence time. The sensitivity is also limited by the environment spin polarization; therefore we discuss strategies to polarize the environment spins and present a method to extend the scheme to the case of zero polarization. The coherence time and polarization determine a figure of merit for the environment's ability to enhance the sensitivity compared to echo-based sensing schemes. This figure of merit can be used to engineer optimized samples for high-sensitivity nanoscale magnetic sensing, such as diamond nanocrystals with controlled impurity density.

Cappellaro, P; Hodges, J S; Jiang, L; Maze, J R; Sørensen, A S; Lukin, M D

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

QualityofService Issues in Networking Environments  

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Quality­of­Service Issues in Networking Environments Burkhard Stiller \\Lambda University: +44 +1223 334476, FAX: +44 +1223 334678 E­Mail: Burkhard.Stiller@cl.cam.ac.uk Abstract Quality

Haddadi, Hamed

474

The VBA Integrated Development Environment (VBAIDE)  

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Within AutoCAD..., you develop VBA programs in the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Like the Visual LISP IDE, Autodesk provides the VBAIDE as an integral ...

Joe Sutphin

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

CORROSION OF METALS IN OIL SHALE ENVIRONMENTS  

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CORROSION OF METALS IN OIL SHALE ENVIRONMENTS A. Levy and R.of Metals in In-Situ Oil Shale Retorts," NACE Corrosion 80,Elevated Temperature Corrosion of Oil Shale Retort Component

Bellman Jr., R.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Introducing MATLAB and the MATLAB Working Environment  

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The MATLAB development environment allows you to develop algorithms, ... analyze data, display data files and manage projects in interactive mode (see Figure 1-1). Figure 1-1. ...

César Pérez López

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Enriching a MAS Environment with Institutional Services  

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Most environments for multi-agent systems limit themselves to providing message transport and white/yellow page services. While these are generic facilities, in some domains other services are necessary, which...

Andreia Malucelli; Henrique Lopes Cardoso…

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Kinematic GPS positioning in a highway environment  

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difference method achieves highly accurate results for the kinematic GPS positioning since the triple difference technique is insensitive to cycle slips. The algorithm for kinematic GPS positioning in a highway environment gives corrections to the receiver...

Li, Yingfeng

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

479

Report on Global Environment Competitiveness of Gabon  

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Gabon is on the west coast of Central Africa. Gabon is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the ... evaluation model, the environment competitiveness index of Gabon ranks at 19 in 133 countries.

Li Jianping; Li Minrong; Wang Jinnan…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Efficient Agent Communication in Wireless Environments  

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In wireless environments, communication should be tailored to enable an efficient use of scarce and fluctuating data communication resources. In this chapter we consider software agent communication in such en...

Heikki Helin; Mikko Laukkanen

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Autonomous Flight in Unknown Indoor Environments  

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This paper presents our solution for enabling a quadrotor helicopter, equipped with a laser rangefinder sensor, to autonomously explore and map unstructured and unknown indoor environments. While these capabilities are ...

Bachrach, Abraham Galton

482

Enabling environments : people, wheelchairs and standards  

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Designing environments to accommodate people in wheelchairs is far more than ramps and wide toilet stalls built according to the state building code. This study attempts to illuminate the functional imperatives behind ...

Duerk, Donna P

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Transformations of Nanomaterials in the Environment  

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‡ Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States ... Increasing use of engineered nanomaterials with novel properties relative to their bulk counterparts has generated a need to define their behaviors and impacts in the environment. ...

Gregory V. Lowry; Kelvin B. Gregory; Simon C. Apte; Jamie R. Lead

2012-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

484

Extending Programming Environments to Support Architectural Design  

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a system expands to include many instances of these abstractions, it becomes desirable to aggregate them Tektronics, and the Turbo environ­ ments from Borland such as that for Prolog [1]. A well known programming

Holt, Richard C.

485

Extending Programming Environments to Support Architectural Design  

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are data types, procedures, modules, and classes. When a system expands to include many instances 28 from Xerox Parc, Integral C 25 from Tektronics, and the Turbo environments from Borland

Mancoridis, Spiros

486

Emerging contaminants and microorganisms into the environment  

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Workshop Emerging contaminants and microorganisms into the environment: contamination pathways Environmental Engineering Division Surname _____________________Name____________________ Job Environmental Engineering Division (SEED) Department of Civil Engineering University of Salerno Via Ponte don

Costagliola, Gennaro

487

An Environment for Enabling Interactive Grids  

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Traditional use of grid computing allows a user to submit batch jobs in a grid environment. We believe, next generation grids will extend the application domain to include interactive graphical sessions. We term such grids interactive grids. In this ...

Vanish Talwar; Sujoy Basu; Raj Kumar

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Scheduling information broadcast in asymmetric environment  

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With the increasing popularity of portable wireless computers, mechanisms to efficiently transmit information to such clients are of significant interest. The environment under consideration is asymmetric in that the information server has...

Hameed, Sohail

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Evaluation of protective measures for tropical environments  

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......The Integrated System for Emergency...SIEM (Integrated System for Emergency...Alberto Nuclear Power Plant, in Angra...S. UK Recovery Handbook for radiation incidents...Environmental Aspects. Restoration of Environments...The Integrated System for Emergency......

D. N. G. Silva; E. R. R. Rochedo; M. A. V. Wasserman; L. F. C. Conti

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Responsibility and the traditional Muslim built environment  

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This study aims to analyze the effect of the responsibility enjoyed by individuals over the built environment. To understand these effects the study concentrates on the physical state of the property. It is concluded that ...

Akbar, Jamel A

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

The Environment of Precipitating Shallow Cumulus Convection  

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Quantitative estimates of precipitation in a typical undisturbed trade wind region are derived from 2 months of radar reflectivity data and compared to the meteorological environment determined from soundings, surface flux, and airborne-lidar ...

Louise Nuijens; Bjorn Stevens; A. Pier Siebesma

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Toxicity of Engineered Nanoparticles in the Environment  

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Toxicity of Engineered Nanoparticles in the Environment ... While nanoparticles occur naturally in the environment and have been intentionally used for centuries, the production and use of engineered nanoparticles has seen a recent spike, which makes environmental release almost certain. ... Therefore, recent efforts to characterize the toxicity of engineered nanoparticles have focused on the environmental implications, including exploration of toxicity to organisms from wide-ranging parts of the ecosystem food webs. ...

Melissa A. Maurer-Jones; Ian L. Gunsolus; Catherine J. Murphy; Christy L. Haynes

2013-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

493

Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Process Guide, July 2009  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY AND HEALTH EVALUATIONS APPRAISAL PROCESS GUIDE July 2009 Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations Appraisal Process Guide Preface July 2009 i Preface The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), published its Appraisal Process Protocols to describe the philosophy, scope, and general procedures applicable to all Independent Oversight appraisal activities. The Office of Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Evaluations (HS-64) initially prepared this companion guide as part of a continuing effort to enhance the quality and consistency of ES&H oversight appraisals. The

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The Daily Camera: Environment Home | News | Sports | Buffzone | Business | Opinion | Entertainment | Lifestyles | Recreation | Community  

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plants and global wildfires caused by the giant collision -- and not because of ancient volcanic eruptions or climate change, according to a new study by scientists in Colorado, Pennsylvania and Washington

Wilf, Peter

495

A study of plasma etching for use on active metals  

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Active metals can be used as a getter pump, removing impurities in ultra-pure high vacuum environments. To relieve the difficulties involved with the transportation, storage and handling of these metals, a process is being ...

Nishimoto, Keane T. (Keane Takeshi), 1981-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Get Current: Switch on Clean Energy Activity Book  

K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Activities Web site (EERE)

Switching on clean energy technologies means strengthening the economy while protecting the environment. This activity book for all ages promotes energy awareness, with facts on different types of energy and a variety of puzzles in an energy theme.

497

Providing Configuration Management Support in Software Engineering Environments  

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Providing Configuration Management Support in Software Engineering Environments Jun Han Peninsula development project. A software engineering environment should not only pro- vide support for software engineering environments and demonstrate how configuration management can be achieved in such en- vironments

Han, Jun

498

Eiffel*: A Language and Environment for Software Engineering  

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Eiffel*: A Language and Environment for Software Engineering Bertrand Meyer Interactive Software Engineering Inc., Goleta, California The Eiffel language and environment address the prob lem of building quality software in practical develop- ment environments. Two software quality factors were deemed

Meyer, Bertrand

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A MULTIMEDIA WORKFLOW-BASED COLLABORATIVE ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT  

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A MULTIMEDIA WORKFLOW-BASED COLLABORATIVE ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT Integrating an Adaptive Workflow@tecgraf.puc-rio.br Keywords: Collaborative Engineering, Workflow Systems, Collaborative Virtual Environments. Abstract to guide the construction of a Collaborative Engineering Environment for assisting the control

Barbosa, Alberto

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National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment . Denmark  

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National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment . Denmark Annual Danish] #12;National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment Annual Danish Emissions no. 202 Publisher: National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment URL: http