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The effects of adverse environmental conditions on workload  

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WORKLOAD MEANS SHOWING SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES AS DETERMINED BY DUNCAN'S RANGE TEST Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Condition C HT HT/IN LT/CN LT/IN HT/CN LT Mean . 4287 . 5462 . 5475 . 5585 . 5684 . 6045 . 6071 C--Control condit1on HT--High temp. condition HT... Major Subject: Industrial Engineering THE EFFECTS OF ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ON WORKLOAD A Thesis by ANN ELIZABETH MARTIN Approved as to sty1e and content by: Chairman of Comnsttee Xc' ead of Departme lkI ?r, . ember Me er May 1975...

Martin, Ann Elizabeth

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - amodiaquine-associated adverse effects...  

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Binomial Probabilities, with Application to Safety Studies for Drugs Summary: . In the pharmaceutical industry, such side effects are often called adverse events, and the...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse health effects Sample Search Results  

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Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: adverse health effects Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Regulation of Animal Health Products FDACVM:...

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Procedures for Interagency Consultation to Avoid or Mitigate Adverse Effects on Rivers in the Nationwide Inventory  

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Procedures for Interagency Consultation to Avoid or Mitigate Adverse Effects Procedures for Interagency Consultation to Avoid or Mitigate Adverse Effects on Rivers in the Nationwide Inventory These procedures are designed to assist federal officials in complying with the President's directive (attached) to protect rivers in the Nationwide Inventory through the normal environmental analysis process. NEOA, E.O. 1 15 14, CEQ's NEPA Regulations, and agency implementing procedures should be used to meet the President's directive. Although the steps outlined below pertain to wild and scenic river protection, they also fit clearly within agencies' existing environmental analysis processes. Agencies are already required: to identify and analyze the environmental effects of their actions; to consult with agencies with jurisdiction by law or special expertise (in this case, the National Park Service (NPS)); to

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responding to... -Lincoln recognizes its responsibility for protecting the environment by controlling potential adverse impacts... . Planning UNL employees shall consider...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse environmental effects Sample Search...  

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> >> 1 bbsrc EPSRC WMyWNT E S R Cm mr*-** Summary: practice for environmental management; seek to minimise the adverse environmental impacts of new... be avoided; work...

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Modified design of radioisotope thermophotovoltaic generator to mitigate adverse effect of measured cell voltage  

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A preceding OSC paper described a number of changes in the data base and in the methods--considerably more rigorous than those employed in the past--for analyzing the performance of Radioisotope Thermophotovoltaic (RTPV) converters. As shown, some of those changes were beneficial, but others--particularly the use of EDTEK`s experimentally measured open-circuit voltages and fill factors instead of previously used theoretical equations--had a substantial adverse effect on the predicted converter performance. EDTEK is continuing work on improved PV cells to more closely approach theoretical voltage predictions. In parallel with that effort, OSC has been investigating a number of generator design modifications to achieve additional improvements in system performance. Specifically, OSC found that the converter`s performance could be significantly improved by increasing the heat flux incident on the PV cells. As will be explained, OSC`s preferred design, which entails placing the TPV converters on the housing`s end covers instead of its side walls, not only improves the generator`s performance but also offers important programmatic, fabrication, and processing advantages.

Schock, A.; Or, C.T.; Kumar, V. [Orbital Sciences Corp., Germantown, MD (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Most informed people realize that cumulative impacts have had significant adverse effects on water quality and aquatic resources.  

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are highly inter-related. One large variable in the puzzle are the choices people make. Choices Affect us AllMost informed people realize that cumulative impacts have had significant adverse effects on water to look at shorelines as an ecosystem. The ecosystem concept is important because our coastal lands, air

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Human exposure to mercury: A critical assessment of the evidence of adverse health effects  

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The ubiquitous nature of mercury in the environment, its global atmospheric cycling, and its toxicity to humans at levels that are uncomfortably close to exposures experienced by a proportion of the population are some of the current concerns associated with this pollutant. The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the scientific quality of published reports involving human exposures to mercury and associated health outcomes as an aid in the risk evaluation of this chemical. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature involving human exposures to mercury was performed and each publication evaluated using a defined set of criteria that are considered standards in epidemiologic and toxicologic research. Severe, sometimes fatal, effects of mercury exposure at high levels were primarily reported as case studies. The disasters in Minamata, Japan, in the 1950s and in Iraq in 1971-1972 clearly demonstrated neurologic effects associated with ingestion of methylmercury both in adults and in infants exposed in utero. The effects were convincingly Associated with methylmercury ingestion, despite limitations of the study design. Several well-conducted studies have investigated the effects of methylmercury at levels below those in the Iraq incident but have not provided clear evidence of an effect. The lower end of the dose-response curve constructed from the Iraq data therefore still needs to be confirmed. The studies of mercury exposure in the workplace were mainly of elemental or inorganic mercury, and effects that were observed at relatively low exposure levels were primarily neurologic and renal. Several studies have investigated effects associated with dental amalgam but have been rated as inconclusive because of methodologic deficiencies. In our overall evaluation, 29 of 110 occupational studies and 20 of 54 studies where exposure occurred in the natural environment provided at least suggestive evidence of an exposure-related effect. 259 refs., 4 tabs.

Ratcliffe, H.E.; Swanson, G.M.; Fischer, L.J. [Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States)

1996-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels  

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Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels Title Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-5889E Year of Publication 2012 Authors Walker, Iain S., and Max H. Sherman Journal Building and Environment Volume 59 Start Page 456 Pagination 456-465 Date Published 01/2013 Keywords ashrae standard 62,2, filtration, infiltration, mechanical ventilation, ozone, simulation Abstract Elevated outdoor ozone levels are associated with adverse health effects. Because people spend the vast majority of their time indoors, reduction in indoor levels of ozone of outdoor origin would lower population exposures and might also lead to a reduction in ozone---associated adverse health effects. In most buildings, indoor ozone levels are diminished with respect to outdoor levels to an extent that depends on surface reactions and on the degree to which ozone penetrates the building envelope. Ozone enters buildings from outdoors together with the airflows that are driven by natural and mechanical means, including deliberate ventilation used to reduce concentrations of indoor---generated pollutants. When assessing the effect of deliberate ventilation on occupant health one should consider not only the positive effects on removing pollutants of indoor origin but also the possibility that enhanced ventilation might increase indoor levels of pollutants originating outdoors. This study considers how changes in residential ventilation that are designed to comply with ASHRAE Standard 62.2 might influence indoor levels of ozone. Simulation results show that the building envelope can contribute significantly to filtration of ozone. Consequently, the use of exhaust ventilation systems is predicted to produce lower indoor ozone concentrations than would occur with balanced ventilation systems operating at the same air---exchange rate. We also investigated a strategy for reducing exposure to ozone that would deliberately reduce ventilation rates during times of high outdoor ozone concentration while still meeting daily average ventilation requirements.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse radiotherapy effects Sample Search...  

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teachers (Cox et al., 1999). Also that listening to a dialogue is more effective than listening... of this evidence, we hypothesize that vicarious learning from dialogues might...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse birth outcomes Sample Search Results  

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Perspectives Children's Health | Article Summary: adverse effects of exposure to air pollution during pregnancy on birth weight and other pregnancy outcomes... adverse birth...

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Elevated phenylacetic acid levels do not correlate with adverse events in patients with urea cycle disorders or hepatic encephalopathy and can be predicted based on the plasma PAA to PAGN ratio  

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AbstractBackground Phenylacetic acid (PAA) is the active moiety in sodium phenylbutyrate (NaPBA) and glycerol phenylbutyrate (GPB, HPN-100). Both are approved for treatment of urea cycle disorders (UCDs) — rare genetic disorders characterized by hyperammonemia. PAA is conjugated with glutamine in the liver to form phenylacetyleglutamine (PAGN), which is excreted in urine. PAA plasma levels ? 500 ?g/dL have been reported to be associated with reversible neurological adverse events (AEs) in cancer patients receiving PAA intravenously. Therefore, we have investigated the relationship between PAA levels and neurological \\{AEs\\} in patients treated with these PAA pro-drugs as well as approaches to identifying patients most likely to experience high PAA levels. Methods The relationship between nervous system AEs, PAA levels and the ratio of plasma PAA to PAGN were examined in 4683 blood samples taken serially from: [1] healthy adults [2], UCD patients of ? 2 months of age, and [3] patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy (HE). The plasma ratio of PAA to PAGN was analyzed with respect to its utility in identifying patients at risk of high PAA values. Results Only 0.2% (11) of 4683 samples exceeded 500 ?g/ml. There was no relationship between neurological \\{AEs\\} and PAA levels in UCD or HE patients, but transient \\{AEs\\} including headache and nausea that correlated with PAA levels were observed in healthy adults. Irrespective of population, a curvilinear relationship was observed between PAA levels and the plasma PAA:PAGN ratio, and a ratio > 2.5 (both in ?g/mL) in a random blood draw identified patients at risk for PAA levels > 500 ?g/ml. Conclusions The presence of a relationship between PAA levels and reversible \\{AEs\\} in healthy adults but not in UCD or HE patients may reflect intrinsic differences among the populations and/or metabolic adaptation with continued dosing. The plasma PAA:PAGN ratio is a functional measure of the rate of PAA metabolism and represents a useful dosing biomarker.

M. Mokhtarani; G.A. Diaz; W. Rhead; S.A. Berry; U. Lichter-Konecki; A. Feigenbaum; A. Schulze; N. Longo; J. Bartley; W. Berquist; R. Gallagher; W. Smith; S.E. McCandless; C. Harding; D.C. Rockey; J.M. Vierling; P. Mantry; M. Ghabril; R.S. Brown Jr.; K. Dickinson; T. Moors; C. Norris; D. Coakley; D.A. Milikien; S.C. Nagamani; C. LeMons; B. Lee; B.F. Scharschmidt

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sea-Level Rise OF THE EFFECTS OF  

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Climate Change AND Sea-Level Rise IN Florida AN Update OF THE EFFECTS OF Climate Change ON FLORIDA to them. Florida Oceans and Coastal Council. 2010. Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise in Florida: An Update, sea-level rise, with the expectation that updates for increasing greenhouse gases, air temperature

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Evaluate the Effect of Upper-Level Cirrus Clouds on Satellite Retrievals of Low-Level Cloud Droplet Effective Radius  

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the Effect of Upper-Level Cirrus Clouds the Effect of Upper-Level Cirrus Clouds on Satellite Retrievals of Low-Level Cloud Droplet Effective Radius F.-L. Chang and Z. Li Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center University of Maryland College Park, Maryland Z. Li Department of Meteorology University of Maryland College Park, Maryland Introduction The earth's radiation budget is sensitive to changes in the microphysical properties of low-level stratiform clouds. Their extensive coverage can significantly reduce the solar energy absorbed by the earth system. An estimate of reducing the global-mean droplet effective radius (r e ) of these low-level clouds by ~2 µm, while keeping the column liquid water constant would balance the warming due to CO 2 doubling in the atmosphere (Slingo 1990). Accurate determination of the droplet r

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Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on...  

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Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets October 2014 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington,...

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Effects of Low Level Laser Therapy on Orthodontic Pain  

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Purpose: To determine the effectiveness of low level laser therapy applied extra orally on the reduction of orthodontic pain. Materials and Methods: Sixty dental students were voluntarily recruited for this randomized, double-blinded, placebo...

Buchwald, Bradley

2014-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of low levels of radiation on humans  

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The state of knowledge on effects of low-level ionizing radiations on humans is reviewed. Several problems relating to dose thresholds or lack of thresholds for several types of cancer and high LET radiations and the effects of fractionation and dose protection are discussed. (ACR)

Auxier, J.A.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New physics effects in tree-level decays  

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We critically review the assumption that no new physics is acting in tree-level $B$-meson decays and study the consequences for the ultimate precision in the direct determination of the CKM angle $\\gamma$. In our exploratory study we find that sizable universal new physics contributions, $\\Delta C_{1,2}$, to the tree-level Wilson coefficients $C_{1,2}$ of the effective Hamiltonian describing weak decays of the $b$ quark are currently not excluded by experimental data. In particular we find that Im $\\Delta C_1 $ and Im $\\Delta C_2 $ can easily be of order $\\pm 10%$ without violating any constraints from data. Such a size of new physics effects in $C_1$ and $C_2$ corresponds to an intrinsic uncertainty in the CKM angle $\\gamma$ of the order of $|\\delta \\gamma| \\approx 4^\\circ$, which is slightly below the current experimental precision. The accuracy in the determination of $\\gamma$ can be improved by putting stronger constraints on the tree-level Wilson coefficients, in particular $C_1$. To this end we suggest ...

Brod, Joachim; Tetlalmatzi-Xolocotzi, Gilberto; Wiebusch, Martin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adverse Events Associated with Testosterone Administration  

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...criteria were uncontrolled hypertension, unstable angina, myocardial infarction within 3 months before enrollment, New York Heart Association class III or class IV congestive heart failure, prostate or other active cancer, severe lower urinary tract symptoms, untreated severe obstructive sleep apnea,... In a randomized trial, men 65 years of age or older who had low serum testosterone levels and limitations in mobility were assigned to either placebo or testosterone gel to be applied daily for 6 months. The primary end point was improvement in leg-press strength, which was greater with testosterone therapy than with placebo. However, the trial was stopped early because of a greater number of cardiac adverse events in the testosterone group.

Basaria S.; Coviello A.D.; Travison T.G.

2010-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Level broadening and quantum interference effects in insulators  

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We study quantum interference effects in the context of the Nguyen-Spivak-Shklovskii (NSS) model including level broadening due to inelastic events. Improving on a recent mean-field approach, we incorporate path correlations and study both the log-conductance and its fluctuations. In contrast with mean field, we find that all changes in the conductance, due to broadening, imply corrections to the localization length. Furthermore, the change in the magnetoconductance sign, predicted by mean field, is not borne out by direct solution of the NSS model within reasonable broadening parameters. We compute a phase diagram for the magnetoconductance in the broadening parameter space and propose a replica theory for weak inelastic events.

Ernesto Medina and Horacio Pastawski

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adverse Health Effects of Air Pollution  

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on clean air: ? 2007: Encouraging energy efficiencies, no more coal plants ? 2009: Retrofitting old coal plants and old diesel engines ? 2011: Disclosure of ?fracking? fluids injected below ground ? Alliance with Texas Business for Clean Air ? Financed...

Haley, R. W.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Sea Level Rise on Energy Infrastructure in Four Major...  

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Effect of Sea Level Rise on Energy Infrastructure in Four Major Metropolitan Areas Effect of Sea Level Rise on Energy Infrastructure in Four Major Metropolitan Areas The Office of...

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A novel method of including Landau level mixing in numerical studies of the quantum Hall effect  

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Landau level mixing should influence the quantum Hall effect for all except the strongest applied magnetic fields. We propose a simple method for examining the effects of Landau level mixing by incorporating multiple Landau levels into the Haldane pseudopotentials through exact numerical diagonalization. Some of the resulting pseudopotentials for the lowest and first excited Landau levels will be presented.

Wooten, Rachel; Quinn, John; Macek, Joseph [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996-1501 (United States)

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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T. Park, et al. 1 MIT-MTL Multi-level Pattern Effects in Copper CMP  

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T. Park, et al. 1 MIT-MTL Multi-level Pattern Effects in Copper CMP Multi-level Pattern Effects in Copper CMP T. Park, T. Tugbawa, D. Boning Massachusetts Institute of Technology http Effects in Copper CMP Copper CMP Process and Problems: Single Level I Non-Uniformity on a Single Layer

Boning, Duane S.

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Effective sea-level rise and deltas: Causes of change and human dimension implications  

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Effective sea-level rise and deltas: Causes of change and human dimension implications Jason P January 2006 Abstract An assessment is made of contemporary effective sea-level rise (ESLR) for a sample of eustatic sea-level rise, the natural gross rate of fluvial sediment deposition and subsidence

New Hampshire, University of

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Effect of antigen turnover rate and expression level on antibody penetration into tumor spheroids  

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...expression level and turnover rate significantly influence penetration. As intrinsic antigen...effect of internalization rate on penetration, we used antibodies...expression level and turnover rate significantly influence penetration. As intrinsic antigen...

Margaret E. Ackerman; David Pawlowski; and K. Dane Wittrup

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LOW-LEVEL RADIATION HEALTH EFFECTS: PROGRAMS AND PANEL DISCUSSION  

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accident. The report of the Soviet Union to the International Atomic Energy Agency experts' meeting plutonium had been produced in reactors and separated for bomb production for -40 yr (Ref. 1. The reduction was presumably due to the reduced effects at low dose rate. THE DATA SETS In the former USSR

Shlyakhter, Ilya

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On the consumption insurance effects of long-term care insurance in Japan: Evidence from micro-level household data  

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Using micro-level household data in the 2001 Comprehensive Survey of the Living Conditions of the People on Health and Welfare compiled by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, this paper examines how having a household member in need of long-term nursing care can result in welfare losses measured in terms of consumption. In so doing, this study evaluates the role of the public long-term care insurance scheme implemented in Japan in April 2000. The results indicate that when households include a disabled family member, household consumption net of long-term care costs do not decrease as much as before the introduction of long-term care insurance. Further, when compared with the surveys conducted in 1998, the adverse effects on consumption net of long-term care costs have become much weaker. These findings suggest that the introduction of social insurance in 2000 helped Japanese households to reduce the welfare losses associated with a disabled family member.

Yasushi Iwamoto; Miki Kohara; Makoto Saito

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction Risk associated with an adverse price  

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Introduction Risk associated with an adverse price change (price risk) is a normal part commodities are sold suggests price risk is an unavoidable part of being involved in the industry. Producers that have significant price variability. Recent domestic farm policy changes and trade barrier reductions

O'Laughlin, Jay

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Measures against the adverse impact of natural wind on air-cooled condensers in power plant  

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The natural wind plays disadvantageous roles in the operation of air-cooled steam condensers in power plant. It is of use to take various measures against the adverse effect of wind for the performance improvemen...

LiJun Yang; XiaoZe Du; YongPing Yang

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - approval adverse event Sample Search Results  

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DEFINITIONS & REGULATIONS Serious Adverse Event are any adverse experience... anomalybirth defect. Adverse events encompass both physical and psychological harms. Important...

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Does sea-level rise have an impact on saltwater intrusion? Sun Woo Chang a  

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Does sea-level rise have an impact on saltwater intrusion? Sun Woo Chang a , T. Prabhakar Clement a 22 June 2011 Keywords: Saltwater intrusion Sea-level rise Coastal aquifer Climate change Confined, the adverse intrusion effects induced by sea-level rise. A detailed numerical study using the MODFLOW

Clement, Prabhakar

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Lipogenic activity of some hepatic enzymes in rat : effects of dietary protein level, insulin and cortisol  

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Lipogenic activity of some hepatic enzymes in rat : effects of dietary protein level, insulin-DH), malic enzyme (ME), acetyl CoA carboxylase (Ac CoAcx) and fatty acid synthetase (FAS) was studied a minimum 8 days after the beginning of high protein intake. This low lipogenic enzyme activity level

Boyer, Edmond

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Effect of Macromolecular Crowding on Protein Folding Dynamics at the Secondary Structure Level  

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Effect of Macromolecular Crowding on Protein Folding Dynamics at the Secondary Structure Level coupled to the process of protein folding in vivo. While previous studies have provided invaluable insight about how crowding affects protein folding dynamics at the secondary structure level. In this study, we

Shorter, James

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The effects of economic development and international dependency levels on international conflict initiation  

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THE EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL DEPENDENCY LEVELS ON INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT INITIATION A Thesis by JASON ALEXANDER RAMIREZ Submitted to the OI5ce of Graduate Studies of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS May 2000 Major Subject: Political Science THE EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL DEPENDENCY LEVELS ON INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT INITIATION A Thesis by JASON ALEXANDER RAMIREZ Submitted to Texas...

Ramirez, Jason Alexander

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of chronic dietary cobalt exposure on behavior and metallothionein levels in the adult rat  

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THE EFFECTS OF CHRONIC DIETARY COBALT EXPOSURE ON BEH'AVIOR AND METALLOTHIONEIN LEVELS IN THE ADULT RAT A Thesis by MICHAEL FRANCIS HARE Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 198$ Major Subject: Psychology THE EFFECTS OF CHRONIC DIETARY COBALT EXPOSURE ON BEHAVIOR AND METALLOTHIONEIN LEVELS IN THE ADULT RAT A Thesis by MICHAEL FRANCIS HARE Approved as to style and content by...

Hare, Michael Francis

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effects of Behaviorist and Constructivist Instruction on Student Performance in College-level Remedial Mathematics  

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effective mathematical remediation techniques. This study examines the effect of pedagogical style for college-level remedial mathematics students and the effect of the chosen assessment method in determining student success. Specifically, this study.... Furthermore, consideration of student self- efficacy is investigated in order to account for any variation in instructional method. Ultimately, this study describes the effects of both instruction type and assessment method on the success of college...

Cox, Murray William

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide levels inside and outside homes and the implications on health effects research  

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Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide levels inside and outside homes and the implications on health effects research ...

John D. Spengler; Benjamin G. Ferris Jr.; Douglas W. Dockery; Frank E. Speizer

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of various calcium and phosphorus levels on egg production and egg shell quality  

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. ) (Pleiahc~) Angust 1980 ABSTRACT The Effect of Various Calcium and Phosphorus Levels on Egg Production and Egg Shell Quality. (August 1980) John Warren Bradley, Junior B. S. , Texas A&M University Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. C. R. Creger Two... experiments were conducted, using a commercial strain of White Leghorn laying hens, to determine the effect of feeding various dietary combinations of calcium and phosphorus on egg production and egg shell quality. Calcium carbonate in the form of oyster...

Bradley, John Warren

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFECT OF LAKE ERIE WATER LEVEL VARIATIONS ON SEDIMENT RESUSPENSION  

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THE EFFECT OF LAKE ERIE WATER LEVEL VARIATIONS ON SEDIMENT RESUSPENSION A Thesis Presented regions of resuspension. In this study, areas of possible resuspension were examined for the heavily populated Cleveland, Ohio, region and for the entire lake. Areas of possible resuspension were identified

Foster, Diane

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Proposed Studentship The Origin of Coal: unravelling the effects of climate, sea-level  

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Pennsylvanian times? Did economic coals mostly form at sea-level lowstand, during transgression, or at highstandProposed Studentship The Origin of Coal: unravelling the effects of climate, sea Pennsylvanian times, Europe and North America lay at low latitudes and were covered by steamy coal

Royal Holloway, University of London

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THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT ESTRADIOL DELIVERY METHODS ON PLASMA ESTRADIOL LEVELS IN MICE  

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amount of estradiol. This steady release of estradiol was the desired outcome. In addition to studying the plasma E2 levels the colon lengths and uterus weight was measured to observe the effects. The colon length remained constant for the majority...

Oetken, Katherine

2013-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces Secretarial Determination of No Adverse...  

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sales or transfers of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium mining, conversion, or enrichment industries. Find a copy of the Secretarial...

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City-level energy and CO2 reduction effect by introducing new residential water heaters  

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Simulation models for a variety of new water heater systems were developed and the models were integrated into a city-level residential energy end-use model for Osaka City. Using the model, the potential of energy conservation and CO2 emission-reduction by introducing new residential water heaters was evaluated at the city-level. Optimal water-heating systems for each household category for primary energy reduction, CO2 emission-reduction, or cost reduction were identified by applying the end-use demand model. The effect of subsidies for installing more efficient systems and the influence of diffusion of these systems on electricity load curves were also discussed.

Yoshiyuki Shimoda; Tomo Okamura; Yohei Yamaguchi; Yukio Yamaguchi; Ayako Taniguchi; Takao Morikawa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of temperature-dependent energy-level shifts on a semiconductor's Peltier heat  

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The Peltier heat of a charge carrier in a semiconductor is calculated for the situation in which the electronic energy levels are temperature dependent. The temperature dependences of the electronic energy levels, generally observed optically, arise from their dependences on the vibrational energy of the lattice (e.g., as caused by thermal expansion). It has been suggested that these temperature dependences will typically have a major effect on the Peltier heat. The Peltier heat associated with a given energy level is a thermodynamic quantity; it is the product of the temperature and the change of the entropy of the system when a carrier is added in that level. As such, the energy levels cannot be treated as explicitly temperature dependent. The electron-lattice interaction causing the temperature dependence must be expressly considered. It is found that the carrier's interaction with the atomic vibrations lowers its electronic energy. However, the interaction of the carrier with the atomic vibrations also causes an infinitesimal lowering (approx.1/N) of each of the N vibrational frequencies. As a result, there is a finite carrier-induced increase in the average vibrational energy. Above the Debye temperature, this cancels the lowering of the carrier's electronic energy. Thus, the standard Peltier-heat formula, whose derivation generally ignores the temperature dependence of the electronic energy levels, is regained. This explains the apparent success of the standard formula in numerous analyses of electronic transport experiments.

Emin, D.

1984-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Adversity Alters Attention and Locomotion in Adult SpragueDawley Rats  

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Early Adversity Alters Attention and Locomotion in Adult Sprague�Dawley Rats Christie Burton the effects of prenatal stress and its interaction with artificial rearing (AR) on adult rat behavior by their mothers or in the AR paradigm, with or without stroking stimulation. In adulthood, rats were tested

Sokolowski, Marla

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Study of catalytic effects of mineral matter level on coal reactivity  

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Coal liquefaction experiments using a 400-lb/day bubble-column reactor tested the catalytic effects of added mineral matter level on coal conversion, desulfurization, and distillate yields in continuous operation under recycle conditions, with specific emphasis on the use of a disposable pyrite catalyst indigenous to the feed coal. Western Kentucky No. 11 run-of-mine (ROM) and washed coals were used as feedstocks to determine the effects of levels of mineral matter, specifically iron compounds. Liquefaction reactivity as characterized by total distillate yield was lower for washed coal, which contained less mineral matter. Liquefaction reactivity was regained when pyrite concentrate was added as a disposable catalyst to the washed coal feed in sufficient quantity to match the feed iron concentration of the run-of-mine coal liquefaction test run.

Mazzocco, Nestor J.; Klunder, Edgar B.; Krastman, Donald

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Probabilities, Auger Effect and Energy Level Widths for Au(79)  

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The theory of energy level widths developed by Weisskopf and Wigner and by Wentzel is applied to the calculation of the energy level widths of Au(79). Radiation and Auger transition probabilities are determined separately with the aid of numerically integrated nonrelativistic eigenfunctions, the latter being calculated for electrons moving in the Fermi-Thomas field of Tl(81)++. Sources of error are considered, the major one being the nonrelativistic treatment. The band width due to the interaction of electrons in different atoms in the crystal lattice does not add materially to the level width of the OI and lower states. Except for the K state, the Auger contribution to the width exceeds that of the radiation transitions. Where the majority of the significant Auger effects have been calculated (LI,MI,NI) the total calculated width is found to be appreciably in excess of the observed width, but of the same order. The results confirm the view that the contributions of radiation transitions and Auger effects to the level widths of the initial and final states of the atom suffice to explain the magnitude of the widths of the x-ray lines emitted by the heavy elements.

E. G. Ramberg and F. K. Richtmyer

1937-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of dynamic bending of level ice on ship's continuous-mode icebreaking  

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Abstract This paper focuses on the influences of the dynamic effects of ship–ice–water interaction on ship performance, ship motions, and ice resistance. The effects of the dynamic bending of ice wedges and ship speeds are especially investigated. The study is carried out using a numerical procedure simulating ship operations in level ice with ship motions in six degrees of freedom (DOFs). A case study is conducted with the Swedish icebreaker Tor Viking II. The 3-D hull geometry of the ship is modeled based on the lines drawing. The predicted performance of the ship is compared with data from full-scale ice trials.

Xiang Tan; Kaj Riska; Torgeir Moan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects on chickens of continuous exposure to low level electromagnetic, electric, and magnetic fields  

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for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1972 Major Subjects Nuclear Engineering (Health Physics) EFFECTS ON CHI CKENS OF CONT INUOUS EXPOSURE TO LOW LEVEL ELECTRONAGNETIC, ELECTRIC, AND MAGNETIC 1 IELDS A Thesis by ROBERT SHERWOOD HOWELL Approved... exposure to ionizing radiation. The treated groups appear to have a significantly reduced growth rate and a slightly increased feed conversion ratio. The spleen weight in the 260 MHz {calculated average input power density of 0. 029 mW/cm ) group...

Howell, Robert Sherwood

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of cooking on levels of PCBs in the fillets of winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)  

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The Pacific Northwest Laboratory and Battelle Ocean Sciences performed a study to determine the effect of cooking on polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) levels in the fillets of winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus). Broiling, pan frying, and deep frying in oil were tested on fillets from 21 fish collected from New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts, on February 21, 1991. The evaluation involved estimating the change in PCB concentrations using a mass-balance approach that factored the change in fillet weight resulting from cooking with the changes in PCB concentration expressed on a precooked wet-weight basis. Deep frying in oil resulted in a 47% reduction in total PCB levels in fillet tissue. Additionally, deep frying caused a 40% reduction in fillet mass. Pan frying and broiling resulted in statistically in insignificant increases in total PCB levels of 15% and 17%, respectively. Fillet mass reductions resulting from pan frying and broiling were 7% and 15%, respectively. The effects of cooking on 18 individual congeners generally paralleled the results observed for total PCB. All 18 congeners were significantly reduced by deep frying. Congener Cl{sub 2}(08) also was significantly reduced by either pan frying. Congeners Cl{sub 5}(105) and Cl{sub 5}(118) showed apparent significant increases in concentrations following pan frying. Congeners Cl{sub 5}(105), Cl{sub 5}(118), and C1{sub 6}(138) showed significant increases in concentration following broiling.

Poston, T.M. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Durell, G.S.; Koczwara, G.; Spellacy, A.M. [Battelle Ocean Sciences, Duxbury, MA (United States)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate scenarios of sea level rise for the northeast Atlantic Ocean: a study including the effects of ocean  

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Climate scenarios of sea level rise for the northeast Atlantic Ocean: a study including the effects. Here we present a set of regional climate scenarios of sea level rise for the northeast Atlantic Ocean best estimate of twenty-first century sea level rise in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, given the current

Drijfhout, Sybren

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Effect of sea-level rise on piping plover (Charadrius melodus) breeding habitat Jennifer R. Seavey a,  

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Effect of sea-level rise on piping plover (Charadrius melodus) breeding habitat Jennifer R. Seavey, threatening many low-lying coastal areas and associated wildlife. We assessed the threat of sea-level rise sys- tems because of their vulnerability to sea-level rise (Farbotko, 2010; Nicholls et al., 2007

McGarigal, Kevin

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Measuring the effectiveness of infrastructure-level detection of large-scale botnets  

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Botnets are one of the most serious security threats to the Internet and its end users. In recent years, utilizing P2P as a Command and Control (C&C) protocol has gained popularity due to its decentralized nature that can help hide the hotmaster's identity. Most bot detection approaches targeting P2P botnets either rely on behavior monitoring or traffic flow and packet analysis, requiring fine-grained information collected locally. This requirement limits the scale of detection. In this paper, we consider detection of P2P botnets at a high-level - the infrastructure level - by exploiting their structural properties from a graph analysis perspective. Using three different P2P overlay structures, we measure the effectiveness of detecting each structure at various locations (the Autonomous System (AS), the Point of Presence (PoP), and the router rendezvous) in the Internet infrastructure.

Yan, Guanhua [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Eidenbenz, Stephan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Zeng, Yuanyuan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Shin, Kang G [UNIV OF MICHIGAN

2010-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for  

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Determination of No Adverse Material Impact Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup March 2, 2012 - 4:30pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy has issued a determination and market impact analysis authorizing uranium transfers to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, through the third quarter of calendar year 2013. The Determination finds that the proposed transfer of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium industries. The determination authorizes the Department to conduct transfers on a quarterly basis, with no more than 450 metric tons (MTU) of natural uranium

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for  

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Determination of No Adverse Material Impact Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup November 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary Chu announced today that the Department of Energy has issued a final determination and market impact study for the proposed uranium transfer to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, which will create between 800 to 1,000 new jobs for the community. The market review and determination confirms that the proposed transfer of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium industries. Under the determination, DOE's Office of Environmental Management will be

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for  

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup November 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary Chu announced today that the Department of Energy has issued a final determination and market impact study for the proposed uranium transfer to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, which will create between 800 to 1,000 new jobs for the community. The market review and determination confirms that the proposed transfer of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium industries. Under the determination, DOE's Office of Environmental Management will be

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for  

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Determination of No Adverse Material Impact Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfer to Fund Portsmouth Cleanup March 2, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy has issued a determination and market impact analysis authorizing uranium transfers to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, through the third quarter of calendar year 2013. The Determination finds that the proposed transfer of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium industries. The determination authorizes the Department to conduct transfers on a quarterly basis, with no more than 450 metric tons (MTU) of natural uranium

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Drilling to Decipher Long-Term Sea-Level Changes and Effects--A Joint Consortium for Ocean Leadership,  

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rise of 1.7 ± 0.3 mm yr-1 and a signifi- cant acceleration of sea-level rise of 0.013 ± 0.006 mm yr-2 contribute little to sea-level rise. Best estimates are that sea level could rise by as much as 50 cm) rel- ative sea-level rise exceeds 4 mm yryryr-1 (Psuty and Collins, 1996) due to combined effects

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Dangerous Deception — Hiding the Evidence of Adverse Drug Effects  

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...to address these issues, and payers spend huge sums on the drug, despite the dearth of evidence that it is better than older, cheaper agents. The health care system has a hard time performing drug-safety analyses, in large part because it relies on the pharmaceutical industry to conduct most research... On September 30, the New York Times reported that the FDA had issued a warning that the antifibrinolytic drug aprotinin could cause renal failure, congestive heart failure, stroke, and death. Dr. Jerry Avorn writes that many aspects of the aprotinin saga ...

Avorn J.

2006-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of attenuation, dispersion, and high sound?pressure levels on acoustic wave distortion in horns  

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High?power sound sources have received a lot of attention in the past few years due to renewed interest in industrial applications of high?intensity sounds such as the acoustic agglomeration of aerosols or combustion enhancement. Most high?power sound sources require a horn to match the source impedance to the medium where the sound is radiated. Such horns introduce distortion in the initial waveform which can be detrimental to the agglomeration or combustion enhancement process. Boundary?layer attenuation smooths the wave shape while dispersion breaks up the symmetry of the waveform. Horn?induced dispersion is usually the dominant dispersion mechanism resulting in strong peaks in the waveform. Finally due to the very high acoustic levels at the horn throat finite?amplitude effects are responsible for a significant amount of distortion at high frequencies. Simple examples of waveform distortion due to these various mechanisms are shown. The effects of sound?pressure level horn design and frequency on distortion are illustrated for an exponential horn and several initial wave shapes. Experimental results are presented that compare very well with theory.

Frederic G. Pla; Gerhard Reethof

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuum and Three-Nucleon Force Effects on 9Be Energy Levels  

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We extend the recently proposed ab initio no-core shell model with continuum to include three-nucleon (3N) interactions beyond the few-body domain. The extended approach allows for the assessment of effects of continuum degrees of freedom as well as of the 3N force in ab initio calculations of structure and reaction observables of p- and lower-sd-shell nuclei. As first application we concentrate on energy levels of the 9Be system for which all excited states lie above the n-8Be threshold. For all energy levels, the inclusion of the continuum significantly improves the agreement with experiment, which was an issue in standard no-core shell model calculations. Furthermore, we find the proper treatment of the continuum indispensable for reliable statements about the quality of the adopted 3N interaction from chiral effective field theory. In particular, we find the 1/2+ resonance energy, which is of astrophysical interest, in good agreement with experiment.

Joachim Langhammer; Petr Navratil; Sofia Quaglioni; Guillaume Hupin; Angelo Calci; Robert Roth

2014-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuum and Three-Nucleon Force Effects on 9Be Energy Levels  

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We extend the recently proposed ab initio no-core shell model with continuum to include three-nucleon (3N) interactions beyond the few-body domain. The extended approach allows for the assessment of effects of continuum degrees of freedom as well as of the 3N force in ab initio calculations of structure and reaction observables of p- and lower-sd-shell nuclei. As first application we concentrate on energy levels of the 9Be system for which all excited states lie above the n-8Be threshold. For all energy levels, the inclusion of the continuum significantly improves the agreement with experiment, which was an issue in standard no-core shell model calculations. Furthermore, we find the proper treatment of the continuum indispensable for reliable statements about the quality of the adopted 3N interaction from chiral effective field theory. In particular, we find the 1/2+ resonance energy, which is of astrophysical interest, in good agreement with experiment.

Langhammer, Joachim; Quaglioni, Sofia; Hupin, Guillaume; Calci, Angelo; Roth, Robert

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effectiveness of State-Level Policies on Solar Market Development in Different State Contexts  

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In response to public interest in customer-sited distributed solar photovoltaics (PV), state and local policymakers have implemented policy initiatives with the goal of encouraging private investment and building a robust PV market. Policymakers face challenges, including limited budgets and incomplete information about the effectiveness of the various policy options in their specific situation, in crafting and executing policy that supports market development goals. Recent work investigated the effect of the order in which policies are implemented (referred to as 'policy stacking') and the presence of low-cost enabling policies, such as interconnection standards and net metering, can have on the success of states in promoting PV markets. Findings indicate that implementation of interconnection standards and policy related to the valuation of excess electricity (e.g., net metering), along with indicators of long term government support for a solar PV market (e.g., RPS) and a non-policy determinant (population), explain about 70% of the variation among states in new PV capacity. This paper builds on that research to determine the most effective policy strategies for different types of states, as determined by their physical, demographic and macroeconomic context. A number of researchers have investigated the effectiveness of state-level policy using various statistical methods to determine relationships between installed solar PV projects and policy initiatives. In this study, the grouping of states by non-policy factors adds dimension to these analyses by identifying how policies function in different non-policy environments.

Steward, D.; Doris, E.; Krasko, V.; Hillman, D.

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of excitability measured by blood glucose level, and degree of fatness on conception rate in breeding beef cows  

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by Morrison's standards. Among 102 ani- mals in the tost, four high-level animals and one medium-level animal had become sterile and had bean discarded sftex nine yeax's. In another report of this work (Raid et al. , 1957b) during the oldest cows' seventh... the effects sf lsw, medium, and high levels sf feed intake sn sixty~fear grade Eelstein heifer calves. The medium level represented 93 percent ef the TSN recommended by Morrison. The low and high levels, respectively, were 61 and 129 percent sf the medium...

Johnston, Marvin Glenn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Altered Levels of Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase and Irradiation on Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Female Mice  

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Purpose: Altered levels of extracellular superoxide dismutase (EC-SOD) and cranial irradiation have been shown to affect hippocampal neurogenesis. However, previous studies were only conducted in male mice, and it was not clear if there was a difference between males and females. Therefore, female mice were studied and the results compared with those generated in male mice from an earlier study. Methods and Materials: Female wild-type, EC-SOD-null (KO), and EC-SOD bigenic mice with neuronal-specific expression of EC-SOD (OE) were subjected to a single dose of 5-Gy gamma rays to the head at 8 weeks of age. Progenitor cell proliferation, differentiation, and long-term survival of newborn neurons were determined. Results: Similar to results from male mice, EC-SOD deficiency and irradiation both resulted in significant reductions in mature newborn neurons in female mice. EC-SOD deficiency reduced long-term survival of newborn neurons whereas irradiation reduced progenitor cell proliferation. Overexpression of EC-SOD corrected the negative impacts from EC-SOD deficiency and irradiation and normalized the production of newborn neurons in OE mice. Expression of neurotrophic factors brain-derived neurotrophic factor and neurotrophin-3 were significantly reduced by irradiation in wild-type mice, but the levels were not changed in KO and OE mice even though both cohorts started out with a lower baseline level. Conclusion: In terms of hippocampal neurogenesis, EC-SOD deficiency and irradiation have the same overall effects in males and females at the age the studies were conducted.

Zou, Yani [Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California (United States); Leu, David [Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California (United States); Palo Alto Institute of Research and Education, Palo Alto, California (United States); Chui, Jennifer [Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California (United States); Fike, John R. [Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California (United States); Huang, Ting-Ting, E-mail: tthuang@stanford.edu [Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California (United States); VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California (United States)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse hospital outcomes Sample Search...  

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hospital outcomes Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: adverse hospital outcomes Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Adverse Event (AE)...

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Effect of H2-receptor antagonists, cimetidine and YM-11170, on serum gastrin levels in lumen-perfused rats  

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To determine whether cimetidine increases serum gastrin levels by elevation of intragastric pH or by other mechanisms, the effects of two different H2-receptor antagonists, cimetidine and YM-11170, on serum gastr...

Dr. Keiji Ohe MD; DMSc; Michio Nakamura MD…

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects on milk protein yield of graded levels of lysine infused into the duodenum of dairy cows fed diets  

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Effects on milk protein yield of graded levels of lysine infused into the duodenum of dairy cows). In order to determine ly- sine requirements, graded levels of lysine (0, 15, 30, 45 g/d) were infused period (2 wk) they received a duo- denal infusion of one dose of lysine + 11 g of methionine and enough

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The effect of temperature and oxygen level on the production of testosterone, androstenedione and progesterone by rat testis in vitro  

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THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND OXYGEN LEVEL ON THE PRODUCTION OF TESTOSTERONE, ANDROSTFNEDIONE AND PROGESTERONE BY RAT TESTIS IN VITRO A Thesis by PETER ANTHONY DUDLEY Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A%M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE January 1969 Major Subject: Physiology of Reproduction THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND OXYGEN LEVEL ON THE PRODUCTION OF TESTOSTERONE, ANDROSTENEDIONE AND PROGESTERONE BY RAT TESTIS...

Dudley, Peter Anthony

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of cholesterol, type of fat, energy level and lipotropic agents in the diet of the domestic fowl  

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Basal Diet - Experiment 2 ................................ 30 TABLE 4- Experimental Plan - Experiment 2.... .....................31 TABLE 5 Experimental Diet - Experiment 3 ......................... 32 TABLE 6 Experimental Plan - Experiment 3... Levels of Seven-Week Old C h i c k s . . 77 TABLE 2k The Effect of Source of Fat, Cholesterol, and Choline on Serum Cholesterol Levels of Fourteen-Week Old Chicks..... . 78 TABLE 2.5 The Effect of Source of Fat, Cholesterol, and Choline on Aorta...

Svacha, Richard Lincoln

2013-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Oil Price Volatility on Tunisian Stock Market at Sector-level and Effectiveness of Hedging Strategy  

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Abstract In this work, our objective is to study in a first step links and interaction between oil and stock markets in Tunisia in terms of volatility at the sector-level, and then in a second step to determine the best hedging strategy for oil-stock portfolio against the risk of negative variation in stock market prices. Our methodology consist to model the data by a bivariate GARCH model to capture the effect in terms of volatility in the variation of the oil price on the different sector index, and to use the conditional variances and conditional correlation to calculate the hedging ratio and determinate the best hedging strategy. The empirical results indicate that the majority of relationships are unidirectional from the oil market to Tunisian stock market, and the conditional variance of a stock sector returns is affected not only by the volatility surprises of the stock market, but also by those of oil market. The model GARCH-BEKK is more effective than the others versions to minimize the risk of oil-stock portfolio.

Wajdi Hamma; Anis Jarboui; Ahmed Ghorbel

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Criminal Squatting and Adverse Possession: The Best Solution?  

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, unless the claimant had met all of the conditions for success (including completion of a full 12 years adverse possession under the Limitation Act 1980) prior to the entry into force of the 2002 Act. However, Best never made it as far as triggering...

Dixon, Martin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pineal melatonin level disruption in humans due to electromagnetic fields and ICNIRP limits  

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......exposure, which is considered dangerous(35). Besides this, the World Health Organization has confirmed...regarding possible adverse health effects. The recommendation...public and workers from adverse health effects caused by exposure......

Malka N. Halgamuge

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Sea Level Rise on Energy Infrastructure in Four Major Metropolitan Areas (September 2014)  

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The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released findings of a pilot study that explores the feasibility of assessing the impacts of sea level rise on energy infrastructure. The goal of the study was to develop a method to identify energy facilities exposed to sea level rise (SLR) through 2100 that is flexible and scalable, uses existing and robust data sources, accounts for global and local sea level changes, and can incorporate results from regional studies.

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Level of Automation Effects on Situation Awareness and Functional Specificity in Automation Reliance.  

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??This thesis investigates the relationships between performance, workload, and situation awareness at varying levels of automation. The relationships observed in this study are compared to… (more)

Smith, Adam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A passive approach for effective detection and localization of region-level video forgery with spatio-temporal coherence analysis  

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In this paper, we present a passive approach for effective detection and localization of region-level forgery from video sequences possibly with camera motion. As most digital image/video capture devices do not have modules for embedding watermark or ... Keywords: Exemplar-based texture synthesis, Passive video forgery detection, Region-level inpainting, Spatio-temporal slice analysis, Temporal copy-and-paste

Cheng-Shian Lin, Jyh-Jong Tsay

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-effectiveness of recommended nurse staffing levels for short-stay skilled nursing facility patients  

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Anonymous: Employer Costs for Employee Compensation--BioMed Central Open Access Cost-effectiveness of recommendeddiagnoses. However, the cost-effectiveness of increasing

Ganz, David A; Simmons, Sandra F; Schnelle, John F

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of electricity consumption from renewable sources on countries? economic growth levels: Evidence from advanced, emerging and developing economies  

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Abstract This paper uses a sample of 36 countries for the time period 1990–2011 in order to examine the relationship between countries? electricity consumption from renewable sources and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) levels. Several nonparametric techniques are applied to investigate the effect of electricity consumption from several renewable sources including wind, geothermal, solar, biomass and waste on countries? GDP levels. When investigating the whole sample ignoring countries? economic development status, the results reveal an increasing relationship up to a certain GDP level, which after that point the effect of electricity consumption on GDP stabilises. However when analyzing separately the ‘Emerging Markets and Developing Economies’, and, the ‘Advanced-Developed Economies’, the results change significantly. For the case of Emerging Market and Developing Economies the relationship appears to be highly nonlinear (an M-shape form) indicating that on those countries the levels of electricity consumption from renewable sources will not result on higher GDP levels. In contrast for the case of the advanced economies the results reveal an increasing nonlinear relationship indicating that higher electricity consumption levels from renewable sources results to higher GDP levels. This finding is mainly attributed to the fact that in the advanced-developed economies more terawatts from renewable sources are generated and consumed compared to the emerging market and developing economies, which traditionally their economies rely on non-renewable sources for power generation and consumption.

George E. Halkos; Nickolaos G. Tzeremes

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of low level chlorination and chlorine dioxide on biofouling control in a once-through service water system  

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Continuous chlorination has been successfully used for the control of Corbicula at a nuclear power plant located on the Chattahoochee River in southeastern Alabama, since 1986. The purpose of this study was to investigate further minimization of chlorine usage and determine if chlorine dioxide is a feasible alternative. Four continuous biocide treatments were evaluated for macro and microfouling control effectiveness, operational feasibility, and environmental acceptability. One semi-continuous chlorination treatment was also evaluated for macrofouling control effectiveness. Higher treatment residuals were possible with chlorine dioxide than with chlorination due to the river discharge limitations. At the levels tested, continuous chlorine dioxide was significantly more effective in providing both macro and microfouling control. Semi-continuous chlorination was just as effective as continuous chlorination for controlling macrofouling. The Corbicula treatment programs that were tested should all provide sufficient control for zebra mussels. Chlorine dioxide was not as cost effective as chlorination for providing macrofouling control. The semi-continuous treatment save 50% on chemical usage and will allow for the simultaneous treatment of two service water systems. Chlorite levels produced during the chlorine dioxide treatments were found to be environmentally acceptable. Levels of trihalomethanes in the chlorinated service water were less than the maximum levels allowed in drinking water.

Garrett, W.E. Jr. [Alabama Power Co./GSC No. 8, Birmingham, AL (United States); Laylor, M.M. [Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham, AL (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of source, levels and method of feeding calcium on the performance of commercial layers  

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be 2. 75 percent. 7'here i- some indication, ho!!ever, that this level might no t be optimum for maximum ogg production and ogg shell quality foi a11 conditions. Sev. ral workers have reoor ted obtaining maxj !curn ogg production and she11 quality... calcium lovels. A study conrduc ted by P pper et;il. (1961), in "ihlch calcium levels wer, . var ied fzom 1 to I(. per cent showed that with increasing cal- cium levels a significant improvement in ogg produc- tion, feed efficiency, plasma calcium...

Walker, Jerry Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-Effective Methods for Accurate Determination of Sea Level Rise Vulnerability: A Solomon Islands Example  

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For millions of people living along the coastal fringe, sea level rise is perhaps the greatest threat to livelihoods over the coming century. With the refinement and downscaling of global climate models and increasing availability of airborne-...

Simon Albert; Kirsten Abernethy; Badin Gibbes; Alistair Grinham; Nixon Tooler; Shankar Aswani

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Sea Level Rise on Energy Infrastructure in Four Major Metropolitan Areas  

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The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released findings of a pilot study that explores the feasibility of assessing the impacts of sea level rise on energy infrastructure....

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Effects of global eustatic sea level variations and tectonism on stratigraphy of Iraq  

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The stratigraphy of Iraq is marked by complex vertical and lateral facies sequences controlled predominantly by two factors: (1) eustatic sea level variations, and (2) tectonic movements. Analysis of the sedimentary cycles provides a framework for evaluating the relative economic importance of transgressive versus regressive facies within the Iraq stratigraphic succession. Most reservoir rocks, principally reefal and neritic limestones and to a lesser extent deltaic facies, were deposited during relatively high sea level stands. Source rock depositional environments in Iraq were typically either deep subsiding or shallow restricted intrashelf basins. These environments were not controlled by sea level, but primarily by local tectonics. Applying modern theories of plate tectonics and sea level control of facies to this well-studied petroleum province allows new interpretations of the region's geologic evolution.

Gawarecki, S.L.; Schamel, S.

1986-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Atomic Coherence on Absorption in Four-level Systems: an Analytical study  

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Absorption profile of a four-level ladder atomic system interacting with three driving fields is studied perturbatively and analytical results are presented. Numerical results where the driving field strengths are treated upto all orders are presented. The absorption features is studied in two regimes, i) the weak middle transition coupling, i.e. $\\Omega_2 >\\Omega_{1,3}$. In case i), it is shown that the ground state absorption and the saturation characteristics of the population of level 2 reveal deviation due to the presence of upper level couplings. In particular, the saturation curve for the population of level 2 shows a dip for $\\Omega_1 = \\Omega_3$. While the populations of levels 3 and 4 show a maxima when this resonance condition is satisfied. Thus the resonance condition provides a criterion for maximally populating the upper levels. A second order perturbation calculation reveals the nature of this minima (maxima). In the second case, I report two important features: a) Filtering of the Aulter-Townes doublet in the three-peak absorption profile of the ground state, which is achieved by detuning only the upper most coupling field, and b) control of line-width by controlling the strength of the upper coupling fields. This filtering technique coupled with the control of linewidth could prove to be very useful for high resolution studies.

S N Sandhya

2006-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Operating Experience Level 3, Importance of Conduct of Operations and Training for Effective Criticality Safety Programs  

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OE-3 2012-07: Importance of Conduct of Operations and Training for Effective Criticality Safety Programs

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Effect of Prolactin on Growth and the Estrogen Receptor Level of Human Breast Cancer Cells (MCF-7)  

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...enzyme or by the elevation of cAMP phos phodiesterase activity...enzymes such as thymidine kinase. cAMP has been implicated in tumor...Whether the endogenous level of cAMP is related to the effect of...106. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1971. 8. Godefroi...

Samir Shafie and S. C. Brooks

1977-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of feeding high calcium levels and soft phosphate in the diet of laying hens  

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?ssfng. Figure rr Specitic Gravity of. Eegs f'rom r&-rrs on 'I"cree Biiets&. v Calcium Levels wich Varying Sources ol r'r rl r ic. c ?rrr Phosphorus. Fi. gure 5 Specific: Gravity of Eggs 1 ro&m &rene Peo r&'sr-y rir g 2 I r tery Calcium Levels Suppiieci... as Oys' r Shc I1. f irur Pic?f in the Laying Mash. Figure 6 Spec ific Cravity of. Eggs r rom Mens '. -. ' V-r& r rc Q? t?ry Calcium Levels with. Soli. Phosphare crr the Ba. ion. . . . , . . . Pigure 7 Specific: Gravity of Eggs from Bene f'=3 &r r. 'or...

Durham, James Ivey

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on the Remnant Plant Communities Within Metropolitan Phoenix: A Patch Level  

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: A Patch Level Analysis Arthur Stiles and Sam Scheiner Department of Plant Biology, Arizona State University The vascular plant species within undeveloped remnant patches were sampled in order to assess assortment of sizes, to remain intact. This relatively high number of remnant patches will allow us to test

Hall, Sharon J.

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Alignment of energy levels in dye/semiconductor interfaces by GW calculations: Effects due to coadsorption of solvent molecules  

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The performance of dye-sensitized solar cells is tightly linked to the relative energy level alignment of its constituents. In this paper the electronic properties of a model of dye-sensitized solar cell are studied by accurate first-principle calculations taking into account many-body effects beyond density-functional theory. The cell model includes one layer of co-adsorbed solvent (water or acetonitrile) molecules. Solvent molecules induce an upwards energy shift in the TiO2 bands; such a shift is larger in the case of acetonitrile. The accurate determination of the energy levels allows the theoretical estimation of the maximum attainable open circuit voltage (Voc).

Carla Verdi; Edoardo Mosconi; Filippo De Angelis; Margherita Marsili; P. Umari

2014-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Lead Pollution Control on Environmental and Childhood Blood Lead Level in Nantong, China: An Interventional Study  

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Effect of Lead Pollution Control on Environmental and Childhood Blood Lead Level in Nantong, China: An Interventional Study ... Results showed that, one year after the lead control, lead concentrations sharply decreased in both environmental and biological samples with a decrease of 0.43 ?g/m3 (?84.3%) in ambient air samples, 0.22 mg/kg (?36.1%) in vegetable samples, 441.1 mg/kg (?43.7%) in dust samples, and 6.24 ?g/dL (?51.5%) in childhood blood lead levels (BLL). ...

Kai Chen; Lei Huang; Beizhan Yan; Hongbo Li; Hong Sun; Jun Bi

2014-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Human-centered systems analysis of aircraft separation from adverse weather  

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Adverse weather significantly impacts the safety and efficiency of flight operations. Weather information plays a key role in mitigating the impact of adverse weather on flight operations by supporting air transportation ...

Vigeant-Langlois, Laurence, 1974-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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... Source: Carmichael, Owen - Computer Science Department, University of California, Davis Collection: Engineering 2 Created on 012907 Serious Adverse Events & Unanticipated...

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Evaluation of the effect of progesterone CIDR Devices on circulating levels of progesterone in cyclic ewes  

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OF PROGESTERONE IN CYCLIC EWES A Thesis by MICHAEL CAREY SATTERFIELD Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2004... CIDR DEVICES ON CIRCULATING LEVELS OF PROGESTERONE IN CYCLIC EWES A Thesis by MICHAEL CAREY SATTERFIELD Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved...

Satterfield, Michael Carey

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Health effects of low-level radiation in shipyard workers. Final report: [Draft  

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The Nuclear Shipyard Workers Study (NSWS) was designed to determine whether there is an excess risk of leukemia or other cancers associated with exposure to low levels of gamma radiation. The study compares the mortality experience of shipyard workers who qualified to work in radiation areas to the mortality of similar workers who hold the same types of jobs but who are not authorized to work in radiation areas. The population consists of workers from six government and two private shipyards.

Matanoski, G.M.

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determining the effects of fluctuating lake levels on wildlife habitat using GIS and remote sensing  

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of the Lake Granger Area. Comparison of the Horizontal Coordinates of the Reference Benchmark Between GPS Unit Readings and NGS Published Data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Lake Granger Lake Levels During Aerial Photography... of these established benchmarks are located within 3000 meters of the study area; none are located within the management units themselves. Although global positioning system (GPS) units may be used to collect elevation values for control coordinates, the accuracy...

Sabella, Raymond Jacob

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling turbulence effects in wildland fire propagation by the randomized level-set method  

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Turbulence is of paramount importance in wildland fire propagation since it randomly transports the hot air mass that can pre-heat and then ignite the area ahead the fire. This contributes to give a random character to the firefront position together with other phenomena as for example fire spotting, vegetation distribution (patchiness), gaseous combustion fluctuation, small-scale terrain elevation changes. Here only turbulence is considered. The level-set method is used to numerically describe the evolution of the fireline contour that is assumed to have a random motion because of turbulence. The progression of the combustion process is then described by a level-set contour distributed according to a weight function given by the probability density function of the air particles in turbulent motion. From the comparison between the ordinary and the randomized level-set methods, it emerges that the proposed modelling approach turns out to be suitable to simulate a moving firefront fed by the ground fuel and dri...

Pagnini, Gianni

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extending Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Approach for Reliability Analysis at the Software Architecture Design Level  

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Several reliability engineering approaches have been proposed to identify and recover from failures. A well-known and mature approach is the Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) method that is usually utilized...

Hasan Sozer; Bedir Tekinerdogan; Mehmet Aksit

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Hall effect and Landau-level crossing of Dirac fermions in trilayer graphene  

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The physics of Dirac fermions in condensed-matter systems has received extraordinary attention following the discoveries of two new types of quantum Hall effect in single-layer and bilayer graphene1, 2, 3. The electronic ...

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The effects the use of manipulatives and cooperative learning has on complex fraction skill level of fifth graders  

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of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1989 Major Subject: Curriculum and Instruction THE EFFECTS THE USE OF MANIPULATIVES AND COOPERATIVE LEARNING HAS ON COMPLEX FRACTION SKILL LEVEL OF FIFTH GRADERS A Thesis by LINDA SUSAN KRATZ... OF THE VERSA-TILE CASE. APPENDIX F APPENDIX G SAMPLE OF A VERSA-TILE WORKSHEET. . . . . . . 44 CHECKLIST FOR CLASSROOM PLACEMENT. . . . . . 45 VITA . 46 LIST OF TABLES Table Page Mean Scores for the Groups on the Pretest, Posttest, and Test...

Kratz, Linda Susan

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of vibrational motion on core-level spectra of prototype organic molecules  

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A computational approach is presented for prediction and interpretation of core-level spectra of complex molecules. Applications are presented for several isolated organic molecules, sampling a range of chemical bonding and structural motifs. Comparison with gas phase measurements indicate that spectral lineshapes are accurately reproduced both above and below the ionization potential, without resort to ad hoc broadening. Agreement with experiment is significantly improved upon inclusion of vibrations via molecular dynamics sampling. We isolate and characterize spectral features due to particular electronic transitions enabled by vibrations, noting that even zero-point motion is sufficient in some cases.

Uejio, Janel S.; Schwartz, Craig P.; Saykally, Richard J.; Prendergast, David

2008-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of exogenous prolactin on plasma luteinizing hormone levels in ovariectomized cows  

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. Serum LH and prolactin were measured in six Holstein heifers around the time of estrus (Swanson and Hafs, 1971). Serum LH rose slightly from . 7 ng/ml at 5 days prior to estrus to 1. 9 ng/ml one day before estrus. A significant elevation (B. l ng... variation in plasma prolactin among heifers (9 to 20 ng/ml). Circulating LK and prolactin levels were found to be higher in the morning and afternoon than at noon or during the night. Edgerton and Hafs (1973} measured serum LH and prolactin from parturi...

Forrest, David Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Low Level Direct Current on in Vivo Tumor Growth in Hamsters  

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...The treatment current was provided by a battery powered constant current source. The...in tumor mass with treatment was due to thermal effects from heating caused by passage...in these experiments are not caused by thermal factors. It is noted that under our experimental...

Sharon L. David; Darryl R. Absolom; Charles R. Smith; John Gams; and Morley A. Herbert

1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of high-level waste glass composition on spinel liquidus temperature  

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Spinel crystals precipitate in high-level waste glasses containing Fe, Cr, Ni, Mn, Zn, and Ru. The liquidus temperature (T{sub L}d) of spinel as the primary crystallization phase is a function of glass composition, and the spinel solubility (c{sub o}) is a function of both glass composition and temperature (T). Previously reported models of T{sub L} as a function of composition are based on T{sub L} measured directly, which requires laborious experimental procedures. Viewing the curve of c{sub o} versus T as the liquidus line allows a significant broadening of the composition region for model fitting. This paper estimates T{sub L} as a function of composition based on c{sub o} data obtained with the X-ray diffraction technique.

Kruger, A. A. [Department of Energy, Office of River Protection, Richland, Washington (United States); Riley, Brian J. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Crum, Jarrod V. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Hrma, Pavel [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Matyas, Josef [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of reactor conditions on MSIV (main steam isolation valves)-ATWS power level  

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In a boiling water reactor (BWR) when there is closure of the main steam isolation valves (MSIVs), the energy generated in the core will be transferred to the pressure suppression pool (PSP) via steam flows out of the relief valves. The pool has limited capacity as a heat sink and hence, if there is no reactor trip (an ATWS event), there is the possibility that the pool temperature may rise beyond acceptable limits. The present study was undertaken to determine how the initial reactor conditions affect the power during an MSIV-ATWS event. The time of interest is during the 20-30 minute period when it is assumed that the reactor is in a quasi-equilibrium condition with the water level and pressure fixed, natural circulation conditions and no control rod movement or significant boron in the core. The initial conditions of interest are the time during the cycle and the operating state. 4 refs., 2 tabs.

Diamond, D.J.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of high-level waste glass composition on spinel liquidus temperature  

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Spinel crystals precipitate in high-level waste glasses containing Fe, Cr, Ni , Mn, Zn, and Ru. The liquidus temperature (TL) of spinel as the primary crystallization phase is a function of glass composition and the spinel solubility (c0) is a function of both glass composition and temperature (T). Previously reported models of TL as a function of composition are based on TL measured directly, which requires laborious experimental procedures. Viewing the curve of c0 versus T as the liquidus line allows a significant broadening of the composition region for model fitting. This paper estimates TL as a function of composition based on c0 data obtained with the X-ray diffraction technique.

Hrma, Pavel R.; Riley, Brian J.; Crum, Jarrod V.; Matyas, Josef

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu Announces Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for  

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November 12, 2009 - 1:17pm November 12, 2009 - 1:17pm Addthis Secretary Chu announced today that the Department of Energy has issued a final determination and market impact study for the proposed uranium transfer to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, which will create between 800 to 1,000 new jobs for the community. The market review and determination confirms that the proposed transfer of uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium industries. Under the determination, DOE's Office of Environmental Management will be able to transfer as much as 300 metric tons of uranium per quarter in calendar years 2009 and 2010 for cleanup at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, so long as the total transfer during that period does not

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Overcoming development adversity: how entrepreneurs led software development in India  

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In many developing countries, firms confront a highly adverse business environment. In these cases, development 'should not' occur and observers tend to recommend government policy reform. The World Bank ranks India 116th out of 155 countries according to the ease of 'doing business'. Indian managers spend a great deal of their time dealing with government regulations and bureaucracy. However, despite these difficulties there has been an explosion of technology-based entrepreneurship in India's software and IT industries. In theory, the Indian software industry 'should not' have developed in the way it did. This paper shows how Indian software entrepreneurs overcame institutional barriers to development and how they themselves initiated institutional change, despite Government's restrictive policies. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Indian software firms were able to circumvent government imposed restrictions to growth and lead institutional reform in India. If India's entrepreneurs can do it perhaps others can too.

Suma Athreye; Mike Hobday

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTIVENESS OF USING DILUTE OXALIC ACID TO DISSOLVEHIGH LEVEL WASTE IRON BASED SLUDGE SIMULANT  

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At the Savannah River Site (SRS), near Aiken South Carolina, there is a crucial need to remove residual quantities of highly radioactive iron-based sludge from large select underground storage tanks (e.g., 19,000 liters of sludge per tank), in order to support tank closure. The use of oxalic acid is planned to dissolve the residual sludge, hence, helping in the removal. Based on rigorous testing, primarily using 4 and 8 wt% oxalic acid solutions, it was concluded that the more concentrated the acid, the greater the amount of residual sludge that would be dissolved; hence, a baseline technology on using 8 wt% oxalic acid was developed. In stark contrast to the baseline technology, reports from other industries suggest that the dissolution will most effectively occur at 1 wt% oxalic acid (i.e., maintaining the pH near 2). The driver for using less oxalic acid is that less (i.e., moles) would decrease the severity of the downstream impacts (i.e., required oxalate solids removal efforts). To determine the initial feasibility of using 1 wt% acid to dissolve > 90% of the sludge solids, about 19,000 liters of representative sludge was modeled using about 530,000 liters of 0 to 8 wt% oxalic acid solutions. With the chemical thermodynamic equilibrium based software results showing that 1 wt% oxalic acid could theoretically work, simulant dissolution testing was initiated. For the dissolution testing, existing simulant was obtained, and an approximate 20 liter test rig was built. Multiple batch dissolutions of both wet and air-dried simulant were performed. Overall, the testing showed that dilute oxalic acid dissolved a greater fraction of the stimulant and resulted in a significantly larger acid effectiveness (i.e., grams of sludge dissolved/mole of acid) than the baseline technology. With the potential effectiveness confirmed via simulant testing, additional testing, including radioactive sludge testing, is planned.

Ketusky, E

2008-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomalous Doppler-Effect and Polariton-Mediated Cooling of Two-Level Atoms  

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We consider an atom moving in a near resonant laser field with its dipole strongly coupled to a resonator field mode. As compared to the standard Doppler shift, we find a substantially different and counterintuitive linear velocity dependence of the light scattering properties. The mechanical force of the laser field exhibits strong velocity selectivity at a polariton resonance, which gives rise to an enhanced friction force and Doppler cooling even in the directions perpendicular to the resonator axis. This effect allows for sub-Doppler cooling of atoms even with a nondegenerate ground state.

Peter Domokos; András Vukics; Helmut Ritsch

2004-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Doppler broadening on optical gain without inversion in a four-level model  

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We discuss the effect of Doppler broadening on the gain and refractive index experienced by an optical probe when passing through a collection of atoms in the absence of a population inversion. We calculate the gain-absorption spectrum of the medium when the atoms have a Maxwell velocity distribution and compare the atomic response when the pump and probe beams are arranged in copropagating and counterpropagating configurations. The results in these two cases can be qualitatively very different from each other, as we show with the help of numerical calculations. A physical interpretation and the conditions for the validity of the results are provided.

De-Zhong Wang and Jin-Yue Gao

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of NTP technology levels on engine sizing for a 2005 piloted Mars mission  

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Previous vehicle mass studies were performed for Mars launch windows in the 2010–2018 time frame. Within the last year a study was performed to determine the effects of various Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) engine and mission parameters on Initial Mass in Low Earth Orbit (MLEO) for a piloted Mars mission during the 2005 opportunity. Particle Bed Reactor (PBR) and Enabler?type reactors were compared. Parameters evaluated included engine thrust number of engines number of Trans?Mars Injection (TMI) burns engine thrust/weight engine out capability engine burn time and Isp. Earth and Mars departure dates and outbound and return travel times were optimized for a 240?day total interplanetary transfer time (long?duration stay mission). Parameters which were seen to reduce IMLEO included a greater number of perigee burns multiple engines and higher Isp. Optimum engine thrust varied substantially depending on the configuration. Engine models developed jointly by Rocketdyne and Westinghouse within the last year formed the basis for the Enabler thrust optimization study.

Annette D. Burr; Elden H. Cross; Frederick W. Widman Jr.; D. Michael North

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of NTP technology levels on engine sizing for a 2005 piloted Mars mission  

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Previous vehicle mass studies were performed for Mars launch windows in the 2010--2018 time frame. Within the last year, a study was performed to determine the effects of various Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) engine and mission parameters on Initial Mass in Low Earth Orbit (MLEO) for a piloted Mars mission during the 2005 opportunity. Particle Bed Reactor (PBR) and Enabler-type reactors were compared. Parameters evaluated included engine thrust, number of engines, number of Trans-Mars Injection (TMI) burns, engine thrust/weight, engine out capability, engine burn time, and I[sub sp]. Earth and Mars departure dates and outbound and return travel times were optimized for a 240-day total interplanetary transfer time (long-duration stay mission). Parameters which were seen to reduce IMLEO included a greater number of perigee burns, multiple engines, and higher I[sub sp]. Optimum engine thrust varied substantially depending on the configuration. Engine models developed jointly by Rocketdyne and Westinghouse within the last year formed the basis for the Enabler thrust optimization study.

Burr, A.D.; Cross, E.H.; Widman, F.W. Jr.; North, D.M. (Rockwell International, Rocketdyne Division, Mail Stop IB63, 6633 Canoga Avenue, Canoga Park, California 91303 (United States))

1993-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative effects of parathion and chlorpyrifos on extracellular endocannabinoid levels in rat hippocampus: Influence on cholinergic toxicity  

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Parathion (PS) and chlorpyrifos (CPF) are organophosphorus insecticides (OPs) that elicit acute toxicity by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase (AChE). Endocannabinoids (eCBs, N-arachidonoylethanolamine, AEA; 2-arachidonoylglycerol, 2AG) can modulate neurotransmission by inhibiting neurotransmitter release. We proposed that differential inhibition of eCB-degrading enzymes (fatty acid amide hydrolase, FAAH, and monoacylglycerol lipase, MAGL) by PS and CPF leads to differences in extracellular eCB levels and toxicity. Microdialysis cannulae were implanted into hippocampus of adult male rats followed by treatment with vehicle (peanut oil, 2 ml/kg, sc), PS (27 mg/kg) or CPF (280 mg/kg) 6–7 days later. Signs of toxicity, AChE, FAAH and MAGL inhibition, and extracellular levels of AEA and 2AG were measured 2 and 4 days later. Signs were noted in PS-treated rats but not in controls or CPF-treated rats. Cholinesterase inhibition was extensive in hippocampus with PS (89–90%) and CPF (78–83%) exposure. FAAH activity was also markedly reduced (88–91%) by both OPs at both time-points. MAGL was inhibited by both OPs but to a lesser degree (35–50%). Increases in extracellular AEA levels were noted after either PS (about 2-fold) or CPF (about 3-fold) while lesser treatment-related 2-AG changes were noted. The cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist/inverse agonist AM251 (3 mg/kg, ip) had no influence on functional signs after CPF but markedly decreased toxicity in PS-treated rats. The results suggest that extracellular eCBs levels can be markedly elevated by both PS and CPF. CB1-mediated signaling appears to play a role in the acute toxicity of PS but the role of eCBs in CPF toxicity remains unclear. - Highlights: • Chlorpyrifos and parathion both extensively inhibited hippocampal cholinesterase. • Functional signs were only noted with parathion. • Chlorpyrifos and parathion increased hippocampal extracellular anandamide levels. • 2-Arachidonoylglycerol levels were lesser affected. • The CB1 antagonist AM251 had no effect on chlorpyrifos but reduced parathion toxicity.

Liu, Jing [Department of Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK (United States); Parsons, Loren [Committee on Neurobiology of Affective Disorders, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA (United States); Pope, Carey, E-mail: carey.pope@okstate.edu [Department of Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK (United States)

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Effects of Water Levels on Productivity of Canada Geese in the Northern Flathead Valley, 1985 Annual Report.  

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Operation of Hungry Horse Dam on the South Fork Flathead River causes sporadic water level fluctuations along the main stem Flathead River. Changes in chronology of seasonal water level fluctuations and substantial habitat losses have occurred as a result of construction and operation of Kerr Dam, which regulates Flathead Lake. These fluctuations may impact goose populations through flooding and erosion of nesting and brood-rearing habitats, and increased susceptibility of nests and young to predation. The number, location, and success of goose nests were determined through pair surveys and nest searches. Our 1985 pair count data indicated that 95 to 143 nests may have been present. Hatching success for 1985 nests (55%) was low compared to long-term averages for the region. Predation was the predominant cause of ground nest failure (25 nests); we documented 2 nest failures due to flooding. The maximum gosling count in the study area for 1985 was 197. Six key brood-rearing areas were identified. Most (80%) sites were located in the herbaceous or pasture cover type and the riparian bench landform. Analysis of aerial photographs taken prior to construction of Kerr Dam documented the loss of 1859 acres of habitat along the north shore of Flathead Lake. Losses were attributed to inundation and to continuing erosion due to operation of Kerr Dam. Lake and river water level regimes were compared with the chronology of important periods in the nesting cycle. Low lake levels in May and early June coincide with the breed-rearing period. Mudflats are heavily used by broods, but their effect on survival must still be documented. Preliminary recommendations to protect and enhance Canada goose habitat and production are being developed.

Casey, Daniel

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse reactions database Sample Search...  

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with various applications... publications describing the use of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion, adverse events of these types and frequency were... ) data summaries, follow-up...

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Environmental Sciences and Ecology 5 The University of New South Wales Animal Care and Ethics Committee REPORT FOR ADVERSE OR UNEXPECTED EVENTS Summary: to promptly notify the...

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of Clinical Trials Terms Summary: Protection Programs AE Adverse Event APB Administrative Panel on Biosafety CCTO Cancer Clinical Trials Office... and Research RCO Research...

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environmental health Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: adverse environmental health Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 National...

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redness, or swelling where the shot is given... . Hoarseness; sore, red or itchy eyes; cough, fever, aches. PNEUMONIA VACCINE ADVERSE REACTIONS: redness... or pain where the shot...

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conditions. The U.S. alone is operating several hun- dred spacecraft today. Space weather can adversely... affect satellite operations, commu- nications, space-based and...

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containing amino acid master mix. This will not adversely affect the reaction. 18. Vortex the tube... be a precipitate visible in the tube containing amino acid master mix....

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Transport level multicast protocols providing reliability and scalability properties are certainly essential building blocks for several distributed group applications. We consider the effect of reliable multicast transport  

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1 Abstract Transport level multicast protocols providing reliability and scalability properties are certainly essential building blocks for several distributed group applications. We consider the effect of reliable multicast transport mechanisms on traffic characteristics and hence network performance. Although

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Effects of internal fields on deep-level emission in InGaN/GaN quantum-well light-emitting diodes  

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We report on the important role played by internal quantum well (QW) fields in the anomalous inversion of capacitance transients in InGaN/GaN multi-QW light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This effect was observed by deep-level transient spectroscopy (DLTS) ... Keywords: Deep level, III-Nitride, Internal fields, Quantum well

L. Rigutti; A. Castaldini; A. Cavallini

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mycorrhizae and phosphorus fertilization effects on survival, growth, total biomass and leaf nutrient levels of two-year old Leucaena leucocephala  

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MYCORRHIZAE AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZATION EFFECTS ON SURVIVAL, GRONTH& TOTAL BIOMASS AND LEAF NUTRIENT LEVELS OF TWO-YEAR CLD LEUCAENA LEUCOCEPHALA A Thesis by DAVID KAHURIA MBUGUA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University... in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1985 Major Subject: Forestry MYCORRHIZAE AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZATION EFFECTS ON SURVIVAL, GROWTH& TOTAL BIOMASS AND LEAF NUTRIENT LEVELS OF TWO-YEAR OLD LEUCAENA...

Mbugua, David Kahuria

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Effect of level of dietary calcium and phosphorus on the site of absorption and utilization of phosphorus in gestating and lactating ruminants  

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EFFECT OF LEVEL OF DIETARY CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS ON THE SITE OF ABSORPTION AND UTILIZATION OF PHOSPHORUS IN GESTATING AND LACTATING RUMINANTS A Thesis by ROBERT CLAY BARRETT Submitted to the Ofiice of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 2002 Major Subject: Nutrition EFFECT OF LEVEL OF DIETARY CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS ON THE SITE OF ABSORPTION AND UTILIZATION OF PHOSPHORUS IN GESTATING AND LACTATING...

Barrett, Robert Clay

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Designing Turbine Endwalls for Deposition Resistance with 1,400 °C Combustor Exit Temperatures and Syngas Water Vapor Levels„The Ohio State University  

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Designing Turbine Endwalls for Designing Turbine Endwalls for Deposition Resistance with 1,400 °C Combustor Exit Temperatures and Syngas Water Vapor Levels-The Ohio State University Background This University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) project will explore a critical need for innovative turbine endwall designs that could increase turbine durability and mitigate the adverse effects of residue deposition from coal-derived synthesis gas (syngas). The Ohio State University (OSU), in cooperation with Brigham Young University (BYU),

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In June 2008, the FDA issued... publications describing the use of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion, adverse events of these types and frequency were... receiving rhBMP-2 within...

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morphogenetic protein-2 Summary: publications describing the use of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion, adverse events of these types and frequency were... receiving rhBMP-2 within...

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morphogenetic protein-2 Summary: publications describing the use of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion, adverse events of these types and frequency were... receiving rhBMP-2 within...

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In 2009, seven subsidence events... publications describing the use of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion, adverse events of these types and frequency were... receiving rhBMP-2 within...

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and Long-Term Safety of Deep Brain Stimulation In the Treatment of Movement Disorders C. Kenney, MD, R. Simpson, MD, PhD, C. Hunter, RN, W. Ondo, MD, Summary: adverse events...

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ajpheart.00831.2005 290:837-843, 2006. First published Sep 23, 2005;Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol Summary: to limit the adverse contractile and metabolic consequences...

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costs... of in-water noise that results in adverse impacts to the species' survival and recovery.'' The commenter... and peer review comments, as well as economic impacts and ......

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Search Sample search results for: adverse health risks Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Health Care through the Lens of Risk Call for Papers for a four part special issue of...

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Effect of dietary calcium and phosphorus levels on performance and bone development of large-framed developing boars  

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quantitative carcass measurement among boars fed the six treatment diets. Bone breaking load (BKL) of the femurs increased quadratically (P&. 01) as mineral levels increased with a predicted maximum response at 1. 21X calcium and 1. 01X phosphorus. Breaking..., feed intake and feed efficiency for developing boars. However, higher dietary phosphorus levels were needed for maximum bone develop- ment. Maximum response was obtained from the following phosphorus levels: bone breaking load ranged from 1. 01X...

Robinson, Robert Glen

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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[alpha]-Decay damage effects in curium-doped titanate ceramic containing sodium-free high-level nuclear waste  

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A polyphase titanate ceramic incorporating sodium-free simulated high-level nuclear waste was doped with 0.91 wt% of [sup 224]Cm to accelerate the effects of long-term self-irradiation arising from [alpha] decays. The ceramic included three main constituent minerals: hollandite, perovskite, and zirconolite, with some minor phases. Although hollandite showed the broadening of its X-ray diffraction lines and small lattice parameter changes during damage in growth, the unit cell was substantially unaltered. Perovskite and zirconolite, which are the primary hosts of curium, showed 2.7% and 2.6% expansions, respectively, of their unit cell volumes after a dose of 12 [times] 10[sup 17] [alpha] decays[center dot]g[sup [minus]1]. Volume swelling due to damage in growth caused an exponential (almost linear) decrease in density, which reached 1.7% after a dose of 12.4 [times] 10[sup 17] [alpha] decays[center dot]g[sup [minus]1]. Leach tests on samples that had incurred doses of 2.0 [times] 10[sup 17] and 4.5 [times] 10[sup 17] [alpha] decays[center dot]g[sup [minus]1] showed that the rates of dissolution of cesium and barium were similar to analogous leach rates from the equivalent cold ceramic, while strontium and calcium leach rates were 2--15 times higher. Although the cerium, molybdenum, strontium, and calcium leach rates in the present material were similar to those in the curium-doped sodium-bearing titanate ceramic reported previously, the cesium leach rate was 3--8 times lower.

Mitamura, Hisayoshi; Matsumoto, Seiichiro; Tsuboi, Takashi; Hashimoto, Masaaki; Togashi, Yoshihiro; Kanazawa, Hiroyuki (Japan Atomic Energy Research Inst., Ibaraki (Japan)); Stewart, M.W.A.; Vance, E.R.; Hart, K.P.; Ball, C.J. (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization, Lucas Heights, New South Wales (Australia). Lucas Heights Research Labs.); White, T.J.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of Water Level Fluctuations on Kokanee Reproduction in Flathead Lake; Effects of Operation of Kerr and Hungry Horse Dam on Reproductive Success, 1983 Annual Report.  

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Koktneesalmon (Oncorhvnchusnerka), the land-locked form of sockeye salmon, were originally introduced to Flathead Lake in 1916. My 1933, kokanee had become established in the lake and provided a popular summer trolling fishery as well as a fall snagging fishery in shoreline areas. Presently, Flathead Lake supports the second highest fishing pressure of any lake or reservoir in Montana (Montana Department of Fish and Game 1976). During 1981-82, the lake provided 168,792 man-days of fishing pressure. Ninety-two percent of the estimated 536,870 fish caught in Flathead Lake in 1981-82 were kokanee salmon. Kokanee also provided forage for bull trout seasonally and year round for lake trout. Kokanee rear to maturity in Flathead Lake, then return to various total grounds to spawn. Spawning occurred in lake outlet streams, springs, larger rivers and lake shoreline areas in suitable but often limited habitat. Shoreline spawning in Flathead Lake was first documented in the mid-1930's. Spawning kokanee were seized from shoreline areas in 1933 and 21,000 cans were processed and packed for distribution to the needy. Stefanich (1953 and 1954) later documented extensive but an unquantified amount of spawning along the shoreline as well as runs in Whitefish River and McDonald Creek in the 1950's. A creel census conducted in 1962-63 determined 11 to 13 percent of the kokanee caught annually were taken during the spawning period (Robbins 1966). During a 1981-82 creel census, less than one percent of the fishermen on Flathead Lake were snagging kokanee (Graham and Fredenberg 1982). The operation of Kerr Dam, located below Flathead Lake on the Flathead River, has altered seasonal fluctuations of Flathead Lake. Lake levels presently remain high during kokanee spawning in November and decline during the incubation and emergence periods. Groundwater plays an important role in embryo and fry survival in redds of shoreline areas exposed by lake drawdown. Stefanich (1954) and Domrose (1968) found live eggs and fry only in shoreline spawning areas wetted by groundwater seeps. Impacts of the operation of Kerr Dam on lakeshore spawning have not been quantified. Recent studies have revealed that operation of Hungry Horse Dam severely impacted successful kokanee spawning and incubation in the Flathead River above Flathead Lake (Graham et al. 1980, McMullin and Graham 1981, Fraley and Graham 1982 and Fraley and McMullin 1983). Flows from Hungry Horse Dam to enhance kokanee reproduction in the river system have been voluntarily met by the Bureau of Reclamation since 1981. In lakeshore spawning areas in other Pacific Northwest systems, spawning habitat for kokanee and sockeye salmon was characterized by seepage or groundwater flow where suitable substrate composition existed (Foerster 1968). Spawning primarily occurred in shallower depths (<6 m) where gravels were cleaned by wave action (Hassemer and Rieman 1979 and 1980, Stober et al. 1979a). Seasonal drawdown of reservoirs can adversely affect survival of incubating kokanee eggs and fry spawned in shallow shoreline areas. Jeppon (1955 and 1960) and Whitt (1957) estimated 10-75 percent kokanee egg loss in shoreline areas of Pend Oreille Lake, Idaho after regulation of the upper three meters occurred in 1952. After 20 years of operation, Bowler (1979) found Pend Oreille shoreline spawning to occur in fewer areas with generally lower numbers of adults. In studies on Priest Lake, Idaho, Bjornn (1957) attributed frozen eggs and stranded fry to winter fluctuations of the upper three meters of the lake. Eggs and fry frozen during winter drawdown accounted for a 90 percent loss to shoreline spawning kokanee in Donner Lake, California (Kimsey 1951). Stober et al. (1979a) determined irrigation drawdown of Banks Lake, Washington reduced shoreline survival during five of the seven years the system was studied. The goal of this phase of the study was to evaluate and document effects of the operation of Kerr Dam on kokanee shoreline reproduction in Flathead Lake. Specific objectives to meet this goal are: (1) Del

Decker-Hess, Janet; McMullin, Steve L.

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Levelized Electricity Costs  

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The concept of levelized energy costs responds to the necessity of disclosing the ... in order to recover the total life cycle cost of energy production. This chapter charts the effectiveness of levelized cost fo...

Nuno Luis Madureira

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Value of antibiotic levels in serum and cardiac vegetations for predicting antibacterial effect of ceftriaxone in experimental Escherichia coli endocarditis.  

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...suggests a fairly steep negative concentration-effect relation- ship for local concentrations of up to about 40 ,ug...P effect relation- ships are both significant can be explained by the close...

V Joly; B Pangon; J M Vallois; L Abel; N Brion; A Bure; N P Chau; A Contrepois; C Carbon

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of residual gases in high vacuum on the energy-level alignment at noble metal/organic interfaces  

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The energy-level alignment at metal/organic interfaces has traditionally been studied using ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS) in ultra-high vacuum (UHV). However, since most devices are fabricated in high vacuum (HV), these studies do not accurately reflect the interfaces in real devices. We demonstrate, using UPS measurements of samples prepared in HV and UHV and current-voltage measurements of devices prepared in HV, that the small amounts of residual gases that are adsorbed on the surface of clean Cu, Ag, and Au (i.e., the noble metals) in HV can significantly alter the energy-level alignment at metal/organic interfaces.

Helander, M. G.; Wang, Z. B.; Lu, Z. H.

2011-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of bran from sorghum grains containing different classes and levels of bioactive compounds in colon carcinogenesis  

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In order to test the dietary effects of bioactive compounds present in whole grains, we decided to observe the effect of varying types of sorghum bran on colon cancer promotion. We used 40 rats consuming diets containing 6% fiber from either...

Lewis, Jayme Beth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Topics in N = 1 supergravity in four dimensions and superstring effective field theories beyond tree-level  

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In this thesis, the author presents some works in the direction of studying quantum effects in locally supersymmetric effective field theories that appear in the low energy limit of superstring theory. After reviewing the Kaehler covariant formulation of supergravity, he shows the calculation of the divergent one-loop contribution to the effective boson Lagrangian for supergravity, including the Yang-Mills sector and the helicity-odd operators that arise from integration over fermion fields. The only restriction is on the Yang-Mills kinetic energy normalization function, which is taken diagonal in gauge indices, as in models obtained from superstrings. He then presents the full result for the divergent one-loop contribution to the effective boson Lagrangian for supergravity coupled to chiral and Yang-Mills supermultiplets. He also considers the specific case of dilaton couplings in effective supergravity Lagrangians from superstrings, for which the one-loop result is considerably simplified. He studies gaugino condensation in the presence of an intermediate mass scale in the hidden sector. S-duality is imposed as an approximate symmetry of the effective supergravity theory. Furthermore, the author includes in the Kaehler potential the renormalization of the gauge coupling and the one-loop threshold corrections at the intermediate scale. It is shown that confinement is indeed achieved. Furthermore, a new running behavior of the dilaton arises which he attributes to S-duality. He also discusses the effects of the intermediate scale, and possible phenomenological implications of this model.

Saririan, K.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of indium doping level on certain physical properties of CdS films deposited using an improved SILAR technique  

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The influence of indium (In) doping levels (0, 2, …, 8 at.%) on certain physical properties of cadmium sulphide (CdS) thin films deposited using an improved successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction (ISILAR) method has been studied. In this improved SILAR technique, a fresh anionic solution was introduced after a particular number of dipping cycles in order to achieve good stoichiometry. All the deposited films exhibited cubic phase with (1 1 1) plane as preferential orientation. The calculated crystallite size values are found to be decreased from 54.80 nm to 23.65 nm with the increase in In doping level. The optical study confirmed the good transparency (80%) of the film. A most compact and pinhole free smooth surface was observed for the CdS films with 8 at.% of In doping level. The perceived photoluminescence (PL) bands endorsed the lesser defect crystalline nature of the obtained CdS:In films. The chemical composition analysis (EDAX) showed the near stoichiometric nature of this ISILAR deposited CdS:In films.

K. Ravichandran; V. Senthamilselvi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial effects of carbon dioxide emissions from residential energy consumption: A county-level study using enhanced nocturnal lighting  

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Abstract As the world’s largest developing country and greenhouse gas emitter, China’s residential energy consumption (REC) is now responsible for over 11% of the country’s total energy consumption. In this paper, we present a novel method that utilizes spatially distributed information from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program’s Operational Linescan System (DMSP–OLS) and human activity index (HAI) to test the hypothesis that counties with similar carbon dioxide emissions from REC are more spatially clustered than would be expected by chance. Our results revealed a high degree of county-level clustering in the distribution of emissions per capita. However, further analysis showed that high-emission counties tended to be surrounded by counties with relatively low per capita GDP levels. Therefore, our results contrasted with other evidence that REC emissions were closely related to GDP levels. Accordingly, we stress the need for the consideration of other factors in determining emission patterns, such as residential consumption patterns (e.g., consumer choices, behavior, knowledge, and information diffusion).

Heli Lu; Guifang Liu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Qualitative reasoning about fault effects in electrical cir-cuits has reached a level of achievement which allows it to  

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- stance, the FLAME system (Pugh and Snooke 1996) per- forms failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) is employed for automated FMEA and diagnosis guidelines generation for mechatronic car subsystems

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The effect of dietary levels of protein on the concentration of free amino acids in the plasma and tissue of chicks and swine  

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THE EFFECT OF DIETARY IEVEI8 OF PROTEIN ON THE CON". ECTION OF FREE AMINO ACIDS IN THE PLASMA AND TISSIE OF CHICKS AND SWINE A Thesis By Donald E. Johnson Submgtted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1959 Major Subject: BIOCHEMISTRT AND NDTRITION THE EFFECT OF DIETARY LEVELS OF PROTEIN ON THE CONCENTRATION OF FREE AMINO ACIDS IN THE PLASMA AND TISSUE OF CHICES...

Johnson, Donald Edgar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of mechanical inoculation (air-gun technique) for selecting levels of maize dwarf mosaic virus strain a resistance in sorghum  

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of sorghum (S. bicolor) with MDMV has led to the release of tolerant inbreds and hybrids. When a spray gun is used for inoculation, differences in pressure during inoculation could result in a selectively affected disease rating among cultivars. Toler...EFFECT OF MECHANICAL INOCULATION (AIR-GUN TECHNIQUE) FOR SELECTING LEVELS OF MAIZE DWARF MOSAIC VIRUS STRAIN A RESISTANCE IN SORGHUM A Thesis by GEORGE SIMBA MAHUKU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ASM University...

Mahuku, George Simba

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigation of adverse interactions in pairs of clinical practice guidelines using constraint logic programming  

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We propose a new method to mitigate (identify and address) adverse interactions (drug-drug or drug-disease) that occur when a patient with comorbid diseases is managed according to two concurrently applied clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). A lack ... Keywords: Clinical decision support, Clinical practice guideline, Comorbid diseases, Constraint logic programming, Domain knowledge

Szymon Wilk; Wojtek Michalowski; Martin Michalowski; Ken Farion; Marisela Mainegra Hing; Subhra Mohapatra

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An efficient speech recognition system in adverse conditions using the nonparametric regression  

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General Regression Neural Networks (GRNN) have been applied to phoneme identification and isolated word recognition in clean speech. In this paper, the authors extended this approach to Arabic spoken word recognition in adverse conditions. In fact, noise ... Keywords: Arabic digits, General Regression Neural Network, Hidden Markov Model, Noisy environment, Nonparametric regression, Speech recognition

Abderrahmane Amrouche; Mohamed Debyeche; Abdelmalik Taleb-Ahmed; Jean Michel Rouvaen; Mustapha C. E. Yagoub

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-throughput identification of off-targets for the mechanistic study of severe adverse drug reactions induced by analgesics  

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Drugs may induce adverse drug reactions (ADRs) when they unexpectedly bind to proteins other than their therapeutic targets. Identification of these undesired protein binding partners, called off-targets, can facilitate toxicity assessment in the early stages of drug development. In this study, a computational framework was introduced for the exploration of idiosyncratic mechanisms underlying analgesic-induced severe adverse drug reactions (SADRs). The putative analgesic-target interactions were predicted by performing reverse docking of analgesics or their active metabolites against human/mammal protein structures in a high-throughput manner. Subsequently, bioinformatics analyses were undertaken to identify ADR-associated proteins (ADRAPs) and pathways. Using the pathways and ADRAPs that this analysis identified, the mechanisms of SADRs such as cardiac disorders were explored. For instance, 53 putative ADRAPs and 24 pathways were linked with cardiac disorders, of which 10 ADRAPs were confirmed by previous experiments. Moreover, it was inferred that pathways such as base excision repair, glycolysis/glyconeogenesis, ErbB signaling, calcium signaling, and phosphatidyl inositol signaling likely play pivotal roles in drug-induced cardiac disorders. In conclusion, our framework offers an opportunity to globally understand SADRs at the molecular level, which has been difficult to realize through experiments. It also provides some valuable clues for drug repurposing. - Highlights: • A novel computational framework was developed for mechanistic study of SADRs. • Off-targets of drugs were identified in large scale and in a high-throughput manner. • SADRs like cardiac disorders were systematically explored in molecular networks. • A number of ADR-associated proteins were identified.

Pan, Jian-Bo [Department of Chemical Biology, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The Key Laboratory for Chemical Biology of Fujian Province, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005 (China); Ji, Nan; Pan, Wen; Hong, Ru [State Key Laboratory of Stress Cell Biology, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361102 (China); Wang, Hao [Department of Chemical Biology, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The Key Laboratory for Chemical Biology of Fujian Province, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005 (China); Ji, Zhi-Liang, E-mail: appo@xmu.edu.cn [State Key Laboratory of Stress Cell Biology, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361102 (China); Department of Chemical Biology, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The Key Laboratory for Chemical Biology of Fujian Province, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005 (China)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Water Levels on Productivity of Canada Geese in the Northern Flathead Valley, 1984 Annual Report.  

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Operation of Hungry Horse Dam on the South Fork Flathead River causes sporadic level fluctuations along the main stem Flathead River. Seasonal water level fluctuations and substantial habitat losses have occurred as a result of construction and operation of Kerr Dam, which regulates Flathead Lake. These fluctuations may impact goose populations through flooding or erosion of nesting and brood-rearing habitats, and increased susceptibility of nests and young to predation. The number, location, and success of goose nests were determined through pair surveys and nest searches. Counts of indicated pairs suggest there were 73-125 occupied nests in the study area; 44 were located in 1984. Twenty were island ground nests, 19 were tree nests, and 5 were on man-made structures. Hatching success was 76 percent. Sixty-one percent of all nests were in deciduous forest habitat; 87 percent were on riparian bench or island landforms. Seventy-four percent of all nests were within 5 m of the seasonal high water mark (HWM) and 85 percent of ground nests were 1 m or less above the HWM. Production, habitat use, and distribution of broods were documented through aerial, boat, ground, and observation tower surveys. 28 refs., 10 figs., 4 tabs.

Casey, Daniel

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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pharmacovigilance and the role of the pharmacist'. The main theme is: How can the safety of medicinal drugs be Summary: of improvement. The drastic measure of taking a drug...

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Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting: Comments on American Medical Association Policy Statement  

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Abstract The American Medical Association House of Delegates in June of 2012 adopted a policy statement on nighttime lighting and human health. This major policy statement summarizes the scientific evidence that nighttime electric light can disrupt circadian rhythms in humans and documents the rapidly advancing understanding from basic science of how disruption of circadian rhythmicity affects aspects of physiology with direct links to human health, such as cell cycle regulation, DNA damage response, and metabolism. The human evidence is also accumulating, with the strongest epidemiologic support for a link of circadian disruption from light at night to breast cancer. There are practical implications of the basic and epidemiologic science in the form of advancing lighting technologies that better accommodate human circadian rhythmicity.

Richard G. Stevens; George C. Brainard; David E. Blask; Steven W. Lockley; Mario E. Motta

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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(Kingston) Collection: Engineering 3 Ideological toxicology: invalid logic, science, ethics about low-dose pollution Summary: these higher sensitivities for children's...

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Sciences and Ecology 24 Regulating the Pharmaceutical IndustryRegulating the Pharmaceutical Industry The Wharton School Summary: the Pharmaceutical Industry History,...

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Procedures for Interagency Consultation to Avoid or Mitigate Adverse Effects on Rivers in the Nationwide Inventory  

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These Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) procedures are designed to assist federal officials in complying with the President's directive to protect rivers in the Nationwide Inventory through the normal environmental analysis process.

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Human Development Faculty Research Themes Summary: Cardiovascular and Circulatory Disease W. Larry Kenney Professor Kinesiology Email Address: W7K@PSU.EDU Research... .EDU Research...

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and Ecology Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 81 Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund Performance Goals, Measures and Reporting Framework Summary: River...

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The issue of 'Adverse Effects and the Impacts of Response Measures' in UNFCCC  

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of emission reduction activities on energy exporting countries. In negotiations the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) countries argue that this should mean payment of compensation for the lost oil to the impacts of climate change. This suggests that tacit G77-China support for OPEC's position may therefore

Watson, Andrew

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Effects of low-level Ag doping on Bi{sub 2}Sr{sub 2}CaCu{sub 2}O{sub 8+x}  

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Bi{sub 2}Sr{sub 2}CaCu{sub 2}O{sub 8} has been doped with silver, up to 10,000 ppm, in three ways: excess additions, substitution of Ag for Bi, and substitution of Ag for Sr. Effects of doping on the c-axis lattice parameter and critical temperature ({Tc}) were measured. Effects from doing were only observed in slow-cooled [10{degree}/hr] oxygen equilibrated samples. Doping by excess additions caused a small decrease in {Tc} and an increase in the c-axis length of the lattice. Doping by substitution, compared to excess Ag additions, caused a larger decrease in {Tc} and higher c-axis values for doping levels up to 1,000 ppm. Doping by substitution at higher levels (1,000--10,000 ppm) caused {Tc} to increase and the c-axis to decrease. Samples with similar substitutional doping levels exhibited comparable {Tc} values and samples with Ag substituted for Sr consistently exhibited higher c-axis values than samples that had equivalent amounts of Ag substituted for Bi.

Deis, T.A.; Eror, N.G.; Krishnaraj, P.; Prorok, B.C.; Lelovic, M. [Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Balachandran, U. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Energy Technology Div.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation and Background Levels in a CLIC Detector due to Beam-Beam Effects Optimisation of Detector Geometries and Technologies  

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The high charge density---due to small beam sizes---and the high energy of the proposed CLIC concept for a linear electron--positron collider with a centre-of-mass energy of up to 3~TeV lead to the production of a large number of particles through beam-beam interactions at the interaction point during every bunch crossing (BX). A large fraction of these particles safely leaves the detector. A still significant amount of energy will be deposited in the forward region nonetheless, which will produce secondary particles able to cause background in the detector. Furthermore, some particles will be created with large polar angles and directly cause background in the tracking detectors and calorimeters. The main sources of background in the detector, either directly or indirectly, are the incoherent $mathrm{e}^{+}mathrm{e}^{-}$ pairs and the particles from $gammagamma ightarrow$ hadron events. The background and radiation levels in the detector have to be estimated, to study if a detector is feasible, that can han...

Sailer, André; Lohse, Thomas

2013-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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CO chemisorption effect on cerium initial and final states in the core level photoelectron spectrum of CeIr  

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Carbon monoxide (CO) adsorption on the mixed-valence compound CeIr/sub 2/ has been studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. CO adsorption on this surface is predominantly molecular. They show that changes in the cerium 3d spectrum upon CO chemisorption may be separated into initial- and final-state effects. In the initial state, stabilization of the (Xe)(5d6s)/sup 3/4f/sup 1/ configuration occurs due to an increase in effective nuclear charge on the cerium atom. This leads to a decrease in f/sup 0/ intensity in the recorded spectrum. Increased f-electron repulsion in the final state raises the energy of the f/sup 2/ final-state configuration and causes a 2.2-eV shift to higher binding energy of the 3d/sub 5/2/f/sup 2/ peak. The 0.5-eV binding energy shifts of the 3d/sub 5/2/f/sup 1/ and 3d/sub 3/2/f/sup 1/ peaks along with the 2.2-eV shift of the 3d/sub 5/2/f/sup 2/ peak indicate that the f orbitals are quite sensitive indicators of the surface oxidation state in this compound.

Lindquist, J.M.; Hemminger, J.C.

1987-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Approaches for Establishing Predicted-No-Effect Concentrations for Population-Level Ecological Risk Assessment in the Context of Chemical Substances Management  

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Approaches for Establishing Predicted-No-Effect Concentrations for Population-Level Ecological Risk Assessment in the Context of Chemical Substances Management ... Research Center for Chemical Risk Management, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 16-1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture 305-8569, Japan ... The results of our case study demonstrate that it has three useful implications for performing PLERA in the context of chemical risk management:? (1) the approach shown here is a practical way of establishing a target value for population-level impacts; (2) it is able to exploit currently available toxicity test data; and (3) it provides useful information on how to design future toxicity tests for PLERA. ...

Bin-le Lin; Akihiro Tokai; Junko Nakanishi

2005-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Defect structures and the MgO-doping-level-threshold effect on the optical absorption of reduced MgO-doped lithium niobate  

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Congruent LiNbO3 crystals have been doped with Mg impurity to levels of 1.0, 2.7, 5.0, and 6.0 mol %. With doping levels between 5.0 and 6.0 mol %, there was an abrupt change in the features of the optical absorption. This observation is consistent with our theoretical calculation, which independently predicted that the critical magnesium concentration, [Mg], for the threshold effect should occur at [Mg]c=5.3 mol %. The spectra exhibit anisotropy. Defect-structure models are proposed. We demonstrate that, under thermochemical reduction, the density of the crystal increases and oxygen vacancies are also formed. We propose that when congruent crystals are thermochemically reduced, the observed optical absorptions are due to defects comprising both oxygen vacancies and different types of dipolarons.

Qi-Ren Zhang and Xi-Qi Feng

1991-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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State-Level Infrastructure and Economic Effects of Switchgrass Cofiring with Coal in Existing Power Plants for Carbon Mitigation  

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The LP methodology estimates that, in PA, 4.9 million tons of CO2/year could be mitigated at an average cost of less than $34/ton of CO2 and that, in IA, 7 million tons of CO2/year could be mitigated at an average Cost of Mitigation of $27/ton of CO2. ... National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers estimate that life-cycle GHG emissions from cofiring wood with coal are reduced at a rate slightly greater than the ratio of biomass thermal energy (e.g., at a 5% cofire rate, GHG emissions are reduced by 5.4%; at a 15% cofire rate, GHG emissions are reduced by 18.2%), making our simple carbon-neutral estimation conservative by comparison (12). ... In addn. to the fossil-fuel offset, energy cropping might also mitigate an accentuated greenhouse gas effect by causing a net sequestration of atm. ...

William R. Morrow; W. Michael Griffin; H. Scott Matthews

2007-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Intravenous application of an anticalin dramatically lowers plasma digoxin levels and reduces its toxic effects in rats  

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Lipocalins tailored with high affinity for prescribed ligands, so-called anticalins, constitute promising candidates as antidotes. Here, we present an animal study to investigate both pharmacokinetic and clinical effects of an anticalin specific for the digitalis compound digoxin. Intravenous digoxin (2.5–50 ?g/kg/min) was administered to rats until first changes in the ECG occurred (dose finding study) or a priori for 30 min (kinetic study). The anticalin DigA16(H86N), dubbed DigiCal, was administered intravenously at absolute doses of 1, 5, 10 and 20 mg, while the control group received isotonic saline. Hemodynamic changes, several ECG parameters and digoxin concentration in plasma were monitored at given time intervals. After DigiCal administration free digoxin concentration in plasma ultrafiltrate declined dramatically within 1 min to the presumably non-toxic range. There was also a significant and DigiCal dose-dependent effect on longer survival, less ECG alterations, arrhythmia, and improved hemodynamics. Infusion of a lower digoxin dose (2.5 ?g/kg/min) resulted in a more sustained reduction of free digoxin in plasma after DigiCal administration compared to a higher digoxin dose (25 ?g/kg/min), whereas ECG and hemodynamic parameters did not markedly differ, reflecting the known relative insensitivity of rats towards digoxin toxicity. Notably, we observed a re-increase of free digoxin in plasma some time after bolus administration of DigiCal, which was presumably due to toxin redistribution from tissue in combination with the relatively fast renal clearance of the rather small protein antidote. We conclude that anticalins with appropriately engineered drug-binding activities and, possibly, prolonged plasma half-life offer prospects for next-generation antidotal therapy. -- Highlights: ? We provide an advanced model of digoxin toxicity in rats. ? We report on binding of digoxin to a novel designed anticalin. ? We report on pharmacokinetics of digoxin after intravenous anticalin administration. ? We provide clinical data on outcome improvement after anticalin administration.

Eyer, Florian, E-mail: Florian.Eyer@mac.com [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany)] [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany); Steimer, Werner [Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany)] [Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany); Nitzsche, Thomas [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany) [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany); Lehrstuhl für Biologische Chemie, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany); Jung, Nicole; Neuberger, Heidi [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany)] [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany); Müller, Christine [Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany)] [Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany); Schlapschy, Martin [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany) [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany); Lehrstuhl für Biologische Chemie, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany); Zilker, Thomas [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany)] [Department of Toxicology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich (Germany); Skerra, Arne [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany) [Munich Center for Integrated Protein Science (CIPS-M), Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany); Lehrstuhl für Biologische Chemie, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Guide to using Multiple Regression in Excel (MRCX v.1.1) for Removal of River Stage Effects from Well Water Levels  

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A software tool was created in Fiscal Year 2010 (FY11) that enables multiple-regression correction of well water levels for river-stage effects. This task was conducted as part of the Remediation Science and Technology project of CH2MHILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC). This document contains an overview of the correction methodology and a user’s manual for Multiple Regression in Excel (MRCX) v.1.1. It also contains a step-by-step tutorial that shows users how to use MRCX to correct river effects in two different wells. This report is accompanied by an enclosed CD that contains the MRCX installer application and files used in the tutorial exercises.

Mackley, Rob D.; Spane, Frank A.; Pulsipher, Trenton C.; Allwardt, Craig H.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metal levels in feathers of 12 species of seabirds from Midway Atoll in the northern Pacific Ocean  

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Seabirds are excellent subjects for examination of heavy metals because they are long-lived, feed at different distances from land, and exhibit different trophic levels. In this paper we compare the levels of lead, cadmium, mercury arsenic, chromium, manganese, selenium, and tin in the feathers of birds nesting on Midway Atoll in the northern Pacific Ocean. We test the null hypothesis that there are no interspecific differences in the levels of metals in the feathers of the adult black-footed albatross (Diomedea nigripes), Laysan albatross (Diomedea immutabilis), red-footed booby (Sula sula), great frigatebird (Fregata minor), Bonin petrel (Pterodroma hypoleuca), Christmas shearwater (Puffinus nativitatis), red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), wedge-tailed shearwater (Puffinus pacificus), brown noddy (Anous stolidus), sooty tern (Sterna fuscata), grey-backed tern (Sterna lunata), and white tern (Gygis alba), and young of some of these species. There were interspecific differences in the levels of all metals for adults. Christmas shearwater had the highest levels of lead, cadmium, selenium and manganese, but the second lowest levels of mercury. In general, metal levels were the lowest in the smallest species (white tern), but were not the highest in the largest species (black-footed albatross), except for manganese, arsenic and mercury. There was a high variance in metal levels among adults for some species, but not for others. White tern adults were variable for lead, while Christmas shearwaters were variable for lead and cadmium. Compared to the means for metals in other birds generally (after Burger, 1993), Christmas shearwaters had higher levels of lead, white terns, brown noddy, Christmas shearwater, frigatebirds and Laysan albatrosses had higher levels of cadmium, and bonin petrel, wedge-tailed shearwater, tropicbirds, frigatebirds, red-footed boobies, and both albatrosses had higher levels of mercury. Whereas the means for lead and cadmium were below the known effects levels, some individuals had levels high enough to cause adverse effects in the birds. The mean values for mercury in Bonin petrel, red-tailed tropicbird, and black-footed albatross were higher than the levels known to cause adverse reproductive and behavioral effects.

Joanna Burger; Michael Gochfeld

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Mine Waste Contamination on Fish and Wildlife Habitat at Multiple Levels of Biological Organization in the Methow River, 2001-2002 Annual Report.  

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A three-year multidisciplinary study was conducted on the relationship between mine waste contamination and the effects on aquatic and terrestrial habitats in the Methow River below abandoned mines near Twisp in Okanogan County, Washington (U.S.A.). Ore deposits in the area were mined for gold, silver, copper and zinc until the early 1950's. An above-and-below-mine approach was used to study potentially impacted sites. Although the dissolved metal content of water in the Methow River was below the limits of detection, eleven chemicals of potential environmental concern were identified in the tailings, mine effluents, groundwater, streamwater and sediments (Al, As, B, Ba, Cd, Cr, Cu, Mn, Pb, Se and Zn). The potential for ecosystem level impacts was reflected in the risk of contamination in the mine waste to communities and populations that are valued for their functional properties related to energy storage and nutrient cycling. Dissolved and sediment metal contamination changed the benthic insect community structure in a tributary of the Methow River below Alder Mine, and at the population level, caddisfly larval development in the Methow River was delayed. Arsenic accumulation in bear hair and Cd in fish liver suggest top predators are effected. In situ exposure of juvenile triploid trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to conditions at the downstream site resulted in reduced growth and increased mortality among exposed individuals. Histopathological studies of their tissues revealed extensive glycogen inclusions suggesting food is being converted into glycogen and stored in the liver but the glycogen is not being converted back normally into glucose for distribution to other tissues in the body. Subcellular observations revealed mitochondrial changes including a decrease in the number and increase in the size of electron-dense metrical granules, the presence of glycogen bodies in the cytoplasm, and glycogen nuclei in exposed trout hepatocytes, which are signs that Type IV Glycogen Storage disease is occurring. GSD IV is caused by either a deficiency or inactivation of the glycogen branching enzyme that results in the synthesis of an abnormal glycogen molecule that is insoluble and has decreased branch points and increased chain length. These results show that the effects of mine waste contaminants can be expressed at all levels of organization from molecular to ecosystem-level responses.

Peplow, Dan; Edmonds, Robert.

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tiltmeter leveling mechanism  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A tiltmeter device having a pair of orthogonally disposed tilt sensors that are levelable within an inner housing containing the sensors. An outer housing can be rotated to level at least one of the sensor pair while the inner housing can be rotated to level the other sensor of the pair. The sensors are typically rotated up to about plus or minus 100 degrees. The device is effective for measuring tilts in a wide range of angles of inclination of wells and can be employed to level a platform containing a third sensor.

Hunter, Steven L. (Livermore, CA); Boro, Carl O. (Milpitas, CA); Farris, Alvis (late of Byron, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operating Experience Level 1, 2, and 3 Documents  

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Operating Experience Level 1, 2, and 3 documents communicate required actions, information on safety issues or trends of concern, and lessons learned on operating experience to the DOE Complex to prevent adverse operating incidents and to expand the sharing of good work practices.

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The influence of a triclosan toothpaste on adverse events in patients with cardiovascular disease over 5-years  

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Abstract Adverse effects of long-term usage of triclosan-containing toothpaste in humans are currently unknown. We assessed the effect of long-term use of 0.3% triclosan-toothpaste on serious adverse events (SAEs) in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). 438 patients with a history of stable CVD were entered into the 5-year longitudinal Cardiovascular and Periodontal Study at Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia and randomised into test (triclosan) or placebo groups. There were no significant differences in demographics or clinical features between the groups. Patients were examined at baseline, and annually for 5-years. \\{SAEs\\} were classified according to the System Organ Classes defined by MedDRA (Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities). Results were analysed using chi square and Kaplan Meier analysis. Overall, 232 patients (123 in the triclosan group; 109 in the placebo group) experienced 569 \\{SAEs\\} (288 in the triclosan group and 281 in the placebo group). There was no significant difference between the groups in numbers of patients experiencing \\{SAEs\\} (p = 0.35) or specific cardiovascular \\{SAEs\\} (p = 0.82), nor in time to the first SAE or first cardiovascular SAE, irrespective of gender, age or BMI after adjusting for multiple comparisons (p > 0.05). The adjusted odds of experiencing an SAE were estimated to increase by 2.7% for each year of age (p = 0.02) and the adjusted odds of experiencing a cardiovascular SAE were estimated to increase by 5.1% for each unit increase in BMI (p = 0.02). Most cardiovascular events were related to unstable angina or myocardial infarcts, 21 were associated with arrhythmia and 41 were vascular events such as aortic aneurysm and cerebrovascular accident. Within the limitations of the present study the data suggest that the use of triclosan-toothpaste may not be associated with any increase in \\{SAEs\\} in this CVD population. The long-term impact of triclosan on hormone-related disease, such as cancer, in humans remains to be determined.

Mary P. Cullinan; Janet E. Palmer; Anne D. Carle; Malcolm J. West; Bill Westerman; Gregory J. Seymour

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spin-free Dirac-Coulomb calculations augmented with a perturbative treatment of spin-orbit effects at the Hartree-Fock level  

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A perturbative approach to compute second-order spin-orbit (SO) corrections to a spin-free Dirac-Coulomb Hartree-Fock (SFDC-HF) calculation is suggested. The proposed scheme treats the difference between the DC and SFDC Hamiltonian as perturbation and exploits analytic second-derivative techniques. In addition, a cost-effective scheme for incorporating relativistic effects in high-accuracy calculations is suggested consisting of a SFDC coupled-cluster treatment augmented by perturbative SO corrections obtained at the HF level. Benchmark calculations for the hydrogen halides HX, X = F-At as well as the coinage-metal fluorides CuF, AgF, and AuF demonstrate the accuracy of the proposed perturbative treatment of SO effects on energies and electrical properties in comparison with the more rigorous full DC treatment. Furthermore, we present, as an application of our scheme, results for the electrical properties of AuF and XeAuF.

Cheng, Lan, E-mail: chenglanster@gmail.com [Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)] [Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States); Stopkowicz, Stella, E-mail: stella.stopkowicz@kjemi.uio.no [Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, N-0315 Oslo (Norway)] [Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, N-0315 Oslo (Norway); Gauss, Jürgen, E-mail: gauss@uni-mainz.de [Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Mainz, D-55099 Mainz (Germany)] [Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Mainz, D-55099 Mainz (Germany)

2013-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Simplified 1-D Hydrodynamic and Salinity Transport Modeling of the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta: Sea Level Rise and Water Diversion Effects  

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salinity simulations of sea level rise scenarios. AppendixSan Joaquin Delta: Sea Level Rise and Water Diversiona 1-D model of sea level rise in an estuary must account for

Fleenor, William E.; Bombardelli, Fabian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of cumulus clouds on microclimate and shoot-level photosynthetic gas exchange in Picea engelmannii and Abies lasiocarpa at treeline, Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming, USA  

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Abstract Here we describe the dynamic effects of cumulus clouds on microclimate and shoot-level photosynthetic gas exchange in saplings of two treeline conifer species—Picea engelmannii and Abies lasiocarpa. Measurements were made during both clear-sky and partly cloudy conditions (?10–70% cumulus cloud cover) throughout the 2012 growing season within an alpine-treeline ecotone. Cumulus clouds generated dynamic fluctuations in photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), higher maximum PAR (>2500 ?mol m?2 s?1), 2–4 fold increases in diffuse PAR, reduced daily mean and cumulative PAR, lower needle temperatures, and reduced leaf-to-air vapor pressure differences relative to clear-sky conditions. Onset of cloud-shade corresponded with declines in photosynthesis, needle temperatures, and evapotranspiration, which were proportional to cloud duration and opacity. Despite increased diffuse light and greater sunlight intensity during cloud-gaps, photosynthesis was never higher on partly cloudy days compared to clear days in either species, during cloud-gaps or cloud-shade. However, reduced transpiration paired with photosynthesis comparable with clear-sky levels during cloud-gaps resulted in greater instantaneous water use efficiency relative to clear-sky measurements. There was no apparent photoinhibition of photosynthesis reflected in gas exchange measurements in response to abrupt and dramatic changes in PAR levels caused by cumulus clouds. We conclude that cumulus clouds reduce instantaneous and daily carbon gain, although lower needle temperatures and associated reductions in transpirational water loss may alleviate daily and seasonal water stress, thereby enhancing carbon gain over the growing season.

Nicole M. Hughes; Kaylyn L. Carpenter; David K. Cook; Timothy S. Keidel; Charlene N. Miller; Junior L. Neal; Adriana Sanchez; William K. Smith

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the moderating effect of gender differences and individualism-collectivism at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce technology: TAM3 perspective  

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Abstract This study investigates the adoption of mobile commerce in Jordan. Based on TAM3 theory, the study proposes a theoretical framework, and then examines its perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use to explain the individual’s adoption intentions toward mobile commerce. This study also investigates the moderation role of gender difference and individualism-collectivism measured at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce. Data were collected from a 14 private Jordanian universities using a paper-based questionnaire. The analysis involves 425 valid data sets. The empirical findings conclude that perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use are important factors in explaining the individual’s intention to adopt mobile commerce. The findings also demonstrate the impact of self-efficacy and perceptions of external control determinants on the perceptions of ease of use and the impact of image and output quality determinants on the perceptions of usefulness. The results reveal that the moderation role of individualism-collectivism at individual-level values on the adoption of mobile commerce is significant. But the gender does not have any moderation effect on the adoption process. This model explained 41% of the variance in intention to adopt mobile commerce. Implications and recommendations for research and practice are presented and discussed.

Khaled M.S. Faqih; Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Theoretical Analysis of Effects of Deep Level, Back Contact, and Absorber Thickness on Capacitance-Voltage Profiling of CdTe Thin-Film Solar Cells  

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The apparent carrier density profile measured by the capacitance-voltage technique in CdTe thin-film solar cells frequently displays a distinctive U-shape. We show that, even assuming a uniform carrier density, such a U-shape may arise from deep levels, a non-ohmic back-contact, and a thin absorber, which are commonly present in practical CdTe thin-film solar cells. A thin CdTe absorber contributes to the right branch of the U-shape due to a punch-through effect at reverse or zero biases, when the CdTe absorber is nearly fully depleted. A rectifying back-contact contributes to both branches of the U-shape due to voltage sharing with the front junction under a forward bias and early punch-through under a reverse bias. Deep levels contribute to the right branch, but also raise the bottom of the U-shape, leading to an overestimate of carrier density.

Li, J. V.; Halverson, A. F.; Sulima, O. V.; Bansal, S.; Burst, J. M.; Barnes, T. M.; Gessert, T. A.; Levi, D. H.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Nb doping level on the electronic transport, photoelectric effect and magnetoresistance across La{sub 0.5}Ca{sub 0.5}MnO{sub 3}/Nb:SrTiO{sub 3} junctions  

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Heterojunctions composed of La{sub 0.5}Ca{sub 0.5}MnO{sub 3} and Nb doped SrTiO{sub 3} were fabricated, and the effects of the Nb doping level on their electronic transport, photoelectric effect, and magnetoresistance were investigated. A lower doping concentration of Nb led to better rectifying properties and higher open circuit voltages. The I-V curves for La{sub 0.5}Ca{sub 0.5}MnO{sub 3}/0.7?wt.?% Nb-SrTiO{sub 3} showed a negligible response to magnetic fields for all temperatures, whereas La{sub 0.5}Ca{sub 0.5}MnO{sub 3}/0.05?wt.?% Nb-SrTiO{sub 3} exhibited distinct magnetoresistance, which depended on both the bias voltage and temperature. These results are discussed with the assistance of conventional semiconductor theories.

Wang, J. F., E-mail: jifewang@gmail.com [Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road (Hong Kong); College of Science, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018 (China); Jiang, Y. C.; Gao, J., E-mail: jugao@hku.hk [Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road (Hong Kong); Chen, M. G. [College of Science, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018 (China)] [College of Science, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018 (China)

2013-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Correlation of Clinical and Dosimetric Factors With Adverse Pulmonary Outcomes in Children After Lung Irradiation  

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Purpose: To identify the incidence and the risk factors for pulmonary toxicity in children treated for cancer with contemporary lung irradiation. Methods and Materials: We analyzed clinical features, radiographic findings, pulmonary function tests, and dosimetric parameters of children receiving irradiation to the lung fields over a 10-year period. Results: We identified 109 patients (75 male patients). The median age at irradiation was 13.8 years (range, 0.04-20.9 years). The median follow-up period was 3.4 years. The median prescribed radiation dose was 21 Gy (range, 0.4-64.8 Gy). Pulmonary toxic chemotherapy included bleomycin in 58.7% of patients and cyclophosphamide in 83.5%. The following pulmonary outcomes were identified and the 5-year cumulative incidence after irradiation was determined: pneumonitis, 6%; chronic cough, 10%; pneumonia, 35%; dyspnea, 11%; supplemental oxygen requirement, 2%; radiographic interstitial lung disease, 40%; and chest wall deformity, 12%. One patient died of progressive respiratory failure. Post-irradiation pulmonary function tests available from 44 patients showed evidence of obstructive lung disease (25%), restrictive disease (11%), hyperinflation (32%), and abnormal diffusion capacity (12%). Thoracic surgery, bleomycin, age, mean lung irradiation dose (MLD), maximum lung dose, prescribed dose, and dosimetric parameters between V{sub 22} (volume of lung exposed to a radiation dose ?22 Gy) and V{sub 30} (volume of lung exposed to a radiation dose ?30 Gy) were significant for the development of adverse pulmonary outcomes on univariate analysis. MLD, maximum lung dose, and V{sub dose} (percentage of volume of lung receiving the threshold dose or greater) were highly correlated. On multivariate analysis, MLD was the sole significant predictor of adverse pulmonary outcome (P=.01). Conclusions: Significant pulmonary dysfunction occurs in children receiving lung irradiation by contemporary techniques. MLD rather than prescribed dose should be used to perform risk stratification of patients receiving lung irradiation.

Venkatramani, Rajkumar, E-mail: rvenkatramani@chla.usc.edu [Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Kamath, Sunil [Department of Pulmonology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Wong, Kenneth [Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Olch, Arthur J. [Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Malvar, Jemily [Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Sposto, Richard [Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Goodarzian, Fariba [Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Freyer, David R. [Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Keens, Thomas G. [Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (United States); Department of Pulmonology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States); and others

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serum immunoglobulin, complement C3, and salivary IgA levels in lead workers  

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Sera of 72 lead workers and of 53 reference subjects were examined for levels of immunoglobulins IgM, IgG, and IgA, and complement C3 by radial immunodiffusion. Salivary IgA levels were determined in 33 lead workers and 40 reference subjects. On the average the lead workers had lower serum complement C3 and immunoglobulin levels, as well as lower salivary IgA levels, than the reference subjects. A significant negative correlation was found between blood lead concentrations (PbB) and the serum levels of complement C3 and IgG in the group of lead workers, as well as in the total population examined. However, a significant positive correlation was observed between PbB and serum IgA in the group of lead workers. The results obtained in this study are discussed in relation to numerous reports in the literature showing that lead exerts adverse effects on the immune system in animals.

Ewers, U. (Univ. Dusseldorf, Germany); Stiller-Winkler, R.; Idel, H.

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEARING AND LATERAL LINE | Effects of Human-Generated Sound on Fish  

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Abstract Fish depend on sound to communicate with one another, detect prey and predators, navigate from one place to another, avoid hazards, and analyze the world around them. The generation of noise in the ocean, lakes, and rivers by shipping, construction activities, seismic surveys, and sonar systems may affect fish adversely. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the levels and incidence of human-generated underwater sound, and much of the technology contributing to ocean noise is new. Efforts are now underway to regulate activities that generate underwater sound with the aim of reducing noise levels and minimizing effects upon fish and other aquatic animals.

A.D. Hawkins

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WHAT DO THREAT LEVELS AND RESPONSE LEVELS MEAN? THREAT LEVELS  

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WHAT DO THREAT LEVELS AND RESPONSE LEVELS MEAN? THREAT LEVELS: The UK Threat Level is decided by the Government's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC). It is the system to assess the threat to the UK from Threat Levels: Low - an attack is unlikely Moderate - an attack is possible, but not likely Substantial

Edinburgh, University of

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How Wyandotte Pluronics improve dye leveling  

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In fact, they are outstanding for their effectiveness in scouring without sudsing excessively. ... Improve leveling of wool dyes ...

1955-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Hepatology . Author manuscript Beneficial paracrine effects of cannabinoid receptor 2 on liver injury and  

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acute hepatitis induced by carbon tetrachloride (CCl ), CB2 were induced in the non-parenchymal cell ; pharmacology ; Carbon Tetrachloride ; adverse effects ; Cells, Cultured ; Disease Models, Animal ; Drug

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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PATIENT DOSE FOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAMINATION: DOSE REFERENCE LEVELS AND EFFECTIVE DOSES BASED ON A NATIONAL SURVEY OF 2013 IN KOREA  

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......Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, Chicago, USA) at a significance level of p = 0.05. In detail, Kruskal-Wallis test was used for statistical analysis for reliability study of CTDI value provided by CT equipment, and significance......

Moon Chan Kim; Dong Kyoon Han; Yoon Chul Nam; Yon Min Kim; Joon Yoon

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fish welfare assurance system: initial steps to set up an effective tool to safeguard and monitor farmed fish welfare at a company level  

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The objective was to take a first step in the development of a process-oriented quality assurance (QA) system for monitoring and safeguarding of fish welfare at a company level. ... , which was adapted for the pu...

J. W. van de Vis; M. Poelman; E. Lambooij; M.-L. Bégout…

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Limiting Political Corruption: Some Effective Remedies? Political corruption has a long history and deep roots in all levels of our government.  

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Limiting Political Corruption: Some Effective Remedies? Political corruption has a long history with less political corruption. Moreover, the effect of campaign finance disclosure exerts a bigger effect officials are much more honest than average, or our state's enforcement of political corruption statutes

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Downregulation of Cinnamoyl-Coenzyme A Reductase in Poplar: Multiple-Level Phenotyping Reveals Effects on Cell Wall Polymer Metabolism and Structure  

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...transcript levels of a photosystem II reaction center protein and a Gln synthetase similarly...to homogenize the size of the plants. Assessment of Growth Characteristics Height and...opposite impact on the efficiency of industrial kraft pulping. Plant Physiol. 119...

Jean-Charles Leplé; Rebecca Dauwe; Kris Morreel; Véronique Storme; Catherine Lapierre; Brigitte Pollet; Annette Naumann; Kyu-Young Kang; Hoon Kim; Katia Ruel; Andrée Lefèbvre; Jean-Paul Joseleau; Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati; Riet De Rycke; Sara Andersson-Gunnerås; Alexander Erban; Ines Fehrle; Michel Petit-Conil; Joachim Kopka; Andrea Polle; Eric Messens; Björn Sundberg; Shawn D. Mansfield; John Ralph; Gilles Pilate; Wout Boerjan

2007-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Gas Sparging in Mammalian Cell Bioreactors  

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One of the major problems in the operations of mammalian cell bioreactors is the detrimental effect of gas sparging. Since the most convenient way to oxygenate any bioreactor is by gas sparging, this adverse effect has ...

Wang, Daniel I.C.

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Effect of local government expenditure on the ratio of output to capital: Evidence from panel data at China’s provincial level  

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This paper divides the expenditure of local government into the productive and nonproductive expenditure for revealing the effect of local government’s expenditure on output-capital efficiency through model and e...

Tao Jin; Jianhui Zhang

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adverse cardiac events Sample Search Results  

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of both hypoxia Summary: oxygen) (Val et al., 1995) and hypercarbia (high dissolved carbon dioxide). These events are the result... (frequency of contraction) effects of...

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Exposure setup to study potential adverse effects at GSM 1800 and UMTS frequencies on the auditory systems of rats  

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......frequency of operation were set by keyboard-input...frequency of operation. The signal...four-channel power divider was used...the exposure system as well as the...Postow, E. Handbook of Biological...inner auditory system of Sprague-Dawley...electromagnetic power absorption induced......

V. Lopresto; R. Pinto; A. De Vita; S. Mancini; P. Galloni; C. Marino; P. Ravazzani; G. A. Lovisolo

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OCCURRENCE AND POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS OF SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN STREAMBED SEDIMENT, UNITED STATES, 1992-95  

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, Carson City, NV U.S. Geological Survey, National Water-Quality Laboratory, Box 25046, Denver Federal of trade names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Concentrations of PAHs and phthalates were about 10 times higher at sites influenced by urban activities than

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Accident analysis of railway transportation of low-level radioactive and hazardous chemical wastes: Application of the /open quotes/Maximum Credible Accident/close quotes/ concept  

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The maximum credible accident (MCA) approach to accident analysis places an upper bound on the potential adverse effects of a proposed action by using conservative but simplifying assumptions. It is often used when data are lacking to support a more realistic scenario or when MCA calculations result in acceptable consequences. The MCA approach can also be combined with realistic scenarios to assess potential adverse effects. This report presents a guide for the preparation of transportation accident analyses based on the use of the MCA concept. Rail transportation of contaminated wastes is used as an example. The example is the analysis of the environmental impact of the potential derailment of a train transporting a large shipment of wastes. The shipment is assumed to be contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls and low-level radioactivities of uranium and technetium. The train is assumed to plunge into a river used as a source of drinking water. The conclusions from the example accident analysis are based on the calculation of the number of foreseeable premature cancer deaths the might result as a consequence of this accident. These calculations are presented, and the reference material forming the basis for all assumptions and calculations is also provided.

Ricci, E.; McLean, R.B.

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of different levels of technology upon expected yields, costs, and returns for major crops in Diamante Departamento, Entre Rios province, Argentina  

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and ass'stance in carrying out and analyzing tnis thesis work, and to Dr. C. R. Harston and Dr. R. L. Ehrich for their cooperation in improving its presenta- tion. IIr. Zames McGrann assisted in the early stages of the fieId work. Dr. Zohn Steele revie...), Di:nants Departs~onto, Entre Hlos ) Jzge'lt inay 1969 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 77 Early land preparation a d e;rly seeding tine:~ thod for corn: osti. -. !ated cost per hectare {level 5), Diaaante Departa-, . . ento, Entre H(os, Argentina~ 1969...

Albarracin, Ernesto Oscar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Nearest Neighbor Averaging and its Effect on the Critical Level and Minimum Detectable Concentration for Scanning Radiological Survey Instruments that Perform Facility Release Surveys.  

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Through the SNL New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) program, several Sandia engineers worked with the Environmental Restoration Group (ERG) Inc. to verify and validate a novel algorithm used to determine the scanning Critical Level (L c ) and Minimum Detectable Concentration (MDC) (or Minimum Detectable Areal Activity) for the 102F scanning system. Through the use of Monte Carlo statistical simulations the algorithm mathematically demonstrates accuracy in determining the L c and MDC when a nearest-neighbor averaging (NNA) technique was used. To empirically validate this approach, SNL prepared several spiked sources and ran a test with the ERG 102F instrument on a bare concrete floor known to have no radiological contamination other than background naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). The tests conclude that the NNA technique increases the sensitivity (decreases the L c and MDC) for high-density data maps that are obtained by scanning radiological survey instruments.

Fournier, Sean Donovan; Beall, Patrick S [Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA; Miller, Mark L.

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTS OF AN ANTIDEPRESSANT DOSE OF KETAMINE ON PREFRONTAL ASPARTATE, GLUTAMINE AND GABA LEVELS IN HEALTHY SUBJECTS: ASSESSING THE POST-INFUSION INTERVAL WITH 1H-MRS  

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IN HEALTHY SUBJECTS: ASSESSING THE POST-INFUSION INTERVAL WITH 1H-MRS Milan Scheidegger1,2 , Alexander Fuchs1 at investigating the neurometabolic changes in the 3-4 hour post-infusion interval when the antidepressant effect by a continuous infusion of 0.25 mg/kg/h over 40 minutes. Single voxel 1 H MRS data were acquired from a volume

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The effect of various irrigation treatments and levels of nitrogen and potassium upon vivipary of pecans (Carya illinoensis (Wang), K. Koch)  

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Very little has been published on the preharvest germination of pecan seeds (10). Finch (9), working in Tucson, Arizona, reported that preharvest germination of pecans in the unopened peri anth, while still on the trees, was a serious problem... that in the least vigorous trees fewer seeds germinated than in highly vigorous trees, and a close correlation was found between vigor, filling, maturity, and germination of seeds (8), Moisture Content Effect on Pecan Vivipary Finch and Van Horn (9) reported...

Zertuche, Manuel I.

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Spacings of Nuclear Energy Levels  

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The distribution of spacings of nuclear energy levels in many heavy nuclei at an excitation energy of 5 to 9 Mev is obtained by careful correction of the observed distributions for the effect of failure to observe all levels. Results of transmission measurements on U234 and U236, as measured with the Brookhaven fast chopper, are presented. The experimental spacings of the zero-spin nuclides are considered first since all the levels from slow neutron capture have the same spin. The results show a deficiency of small spacings relative to the exponential distribution, which corresponds to a random occurrence of levels. In the analysis it is shown that there is no local correlation of neutron widths and level spacings. The "level repulsion" effect is also found for the nuclides of nonzero spin, for which the data are more abundant but the analysis is complicated by the presence of two spin systems. The distribution obtained is in agreement with one suggested by Wigner based on a probability of level occurrence proportional to the spacing S. The corrections here developed are also applied to the reduced neutron width distribution and this corrected distribution is in good agreement with the Porter-Thomas distribution.

John A. Harvey and D. J. Hughes

1958-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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On Nuclear Energy Levels  

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...research-article On Nuclear Energy Levels K. M. Guggenheimer The formula for the energy levels of the rigid rotator...nuclei. Two kinds of nuclear rotation are discussed...an A relation for the energy levels of different nuclei...

1942-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of surface treatment on the bonding quality of wafer-level Cu-to-Cu thermo-compression bonding for 3D integration  

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Various surface treatments are applied for surface oxide removal prior to wafer-level Cu-to-Cu thermo-compression bonding and the bonding quality is systematically analyzed in this work. Three methods are investigated: self-assembled monolayer (SAM) passivation, forming gas annealing and acetic acid wet cleaning. The surface conditions are carefully examined including roughness, contact angle and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) scan. The wafer pairs are bonded at 250??C under a bonding force of 5500?N for a duration of 1?h in a vacuum environment. The bonding medium consists of a Cu (300?nm) bonding layer and a Ti (50?nm) barrier layer. The bonding quality investigation consists of two parts: hermeticity based on helium leak test and mechanical strength using four-point bending method. Although all samples under test with different surface treatment methods present an excellent hermetic seal and a robust mechanical support, the measurement results show that samples bonded after SAM passivation exhibit the best hermeticity and bonding strength for 3D integration application.

J Fan; D F Lim; C S Tan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CO chemisorption effects on cerium initial and final states in the core-level photoelectron spectrum of CeIr/sub 2/  

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Carbon monoxide (CO) adsorption on the mixed-valence compound CeIr/sub 2/ has been studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. CO adsorption on this surface is predominantly molecular. We show that changes in the cerium 3d spectrum upon CO chemisorption may be separated into initial- and final-state effects. In the initial state, stabilization of the (Ce)(5d6s)34f1 configuration occurs due to an increase in effective nuclear charge on the cerium atom. This leads to a decrease in f0 intensity in the recorded spectrum. Increased f-electron repulsion in the final state raises the energy of the f2 final-state configuration and causes a 2.2-eV shift to higher binding energy of the 3d5/2f2 peak. The 0.5-eV binding energy shifts of the 3d5/2f1 and 3d3/2f1 peaks along with the 2.2-eV shift of the 3d5/2f2 peak indicate that the f orbitals are quite-sensitive indicators of the surface oxidation state in this compound.

Lindquist, J.M.; Hemminger, J.C.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of composition and temperature on the properties of High-Level Waste (HLW) glasses melting above 1200{degrees}C (Draft)  

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Increasing the melting temperature of HLW glass allows an increase of waste loading (thus reducing product volume) and the production of more durable glasses at a faster melting rate. However, HLW glasses that melt at high temperatures differ in composition from glasses formulated for low temperature ({approximately}1150{degree}C). Consequently, the composition of high-temperature glasses falls in a region previously not well tested or understood. This report represents a preliminary study of property/composition relationships of high-temperature Hanford HLW glasses using a one-component-at-a-time change approach. A test matrix has been designed to explore a composition region expected for high-temperature high-waste loading HLW glasses to be produced at Hanford. This matrix was designed by varying several key components (SiO{sub 2}, B{sub 2}O{sub 3}, Na{sub 2}O, Li{sub 2}O, Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}, Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}, ZrO{sub 2}, Bi{sub 2}O{sub 3}, P{sub 2}O{sub 5}, UO{sub 2}, TiO{sub 2}, Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3}, and others) starting from a glass based on a Hanford HLW all-blend waste. Glasses were fabricated and tested for viscosity, glass transition temperature, electrical conductivity, crystallinity, liquidus temperature, and PCT release. The effect of individual components on glass properties was assessed using first- and second- order empirical models. The first-order component effects were compared with those from low-temperature HLW glasses.

Vienna, J.D.; Hrma, P.R.; Schweiger, M.J. [and others

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate and Environmental Effects of Electric Vehicles versus Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles in China: A Life-Cycle Analysis at Provincial Level  

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Under such circumstances, there will be a battle between coal and NG in many sectors, particularly the on-road transport sector, which is exclusively petroleum-dependent but currently facing a worldwide oil shortage. ... Consumption-based power mixes estimated based on provincial data provided by China Energy Statistical Yearbook 2011(4) (data include amount of electricity produced from coal, NG, hydro and others, and amount of electricity imported from and exported to other provinces), under the following assumptions: (1) Electricity-imported provinces first import electricity from other provinces under the same interprovincial power grid, then from neighboring grids (China has six interprovincial power grids serving six regions, respectively; for details refer to our previous study(13)); (2) the mix of exported electricity is 100% coal considering the marginal effect, except for provinces (e.g., Hubei and Sichuan) where huge hydropower projects (e.g., the Three Gorges project) are built with intent to export hydropower outside the province. ... China’s oil imports and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have grown rapidly over the past decade. ...

Hong Huo; Qiang Zhang; Fei Liu; Kebin He

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

215

Method-level bug prediction  

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Researchers proposed a wide range of approaches to build effective bug prediction models that take into account multiple aspects of the software development process. Such models achieved good prediction performance, guiding developers towards those parts ... Keywords: code metrics, fine-grained source code changes, method-level bug prediction

Emanuel Giger; Marco D'Ambros; Martin Pinzger; Harald C. Gall

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Enterprise Level Roadmap  

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The Enterprise Level Roadmap is part of a Transition-To-Lean Guide, a three volume set of materials designed to help a user navigate through the Roadmap at increasingly deeper levels of detail.

Lean Advancement Initiative

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Liquid level detector  

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A liquid level detector for low pressure boilers. A boiler tank, from which apor, such as steam, normally exits via a main vent, is provided with a vertical side tube connected to the tank at the desired low liquid level. When the liquid level falls to the level of the side tube vapor escapes therethrough causing heating of a temperature sensitive device located in the side tube, which, for example, may activate a liquid supply means for adding liquid to the boiler tank. High liquid level in the boiler tank blocks entry of vapor into the side tube, allowing the temperature sensitive device to cool, for example, to ambient temperature.

Grasso, Albert P. (Vernon, CT)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Liquid level detector  

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A liquid level detector for low pressure boilers. A boiler tank, from which vapor, such as steam, normally exits via a main vent, is provided with a vertical side tube connected to the tank at the desired low liquid level. When the liquid level falls to the level of the side tube vapor escapes therethrough causing heating of a temperature sensitive device located in the side tube, which, for example, may activate a liquid supply means for adding liquid to the boiler tank. High liquid level in the boiler tank blocks entry of vapor into the side tube, allowing the temperature sensitive device to cool, for example, to ambient temperature.

Grasso, A.P.

1984-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Radioactivity in man: levels, effects and unknowns  

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The report discusses the potential for significant human exposure to internal radiation. Sources of radiation considered include background radiation, fallout, reactor accidents, radioactive waste, and occupational exposure to various radioisotopes. (ACR)

Rundo, J.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Doppler Effect of Nuclear Resonance Level  

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... cent. It has been pointed out by Frisch5 that these widths are comparable with the Doppler width which such resonance must show in consequence of the thermal agitation of the capturing ... of the thermal agitation of the capturing nuclei. According to Bethe and Placzek3, the Doppler width is Er being the resonance energy and M the mass of the nucleus. ...

HANS VON HALBAN; HUGH PAXTON

1938-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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" Level: National Data;" " ...  

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7 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Electricity to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010; " " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" "...

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3 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Natural Gas to Alternative Energy Sources, 2002;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" "...

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3 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Natural Gas to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" "...

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7 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Electricity to Alternative Energy Sources, 2002; " " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" "...

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" Level: National Data;" " ...  

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3 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch LPG to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" " Unit:...

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" Level: National Data;" " ...  

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0.5 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Residual Fuel Oil to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy...

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" Level: National Data;" " ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Coal to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy Sources;" " Unit:...

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" Level: National Data;" " ...  

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9 Number of Establishments with Capability to Switch Distillate Fuel Oil to Alternative Energy Sources, 2010;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy...

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" Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;"  

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2 Reasons that Made Coal Unswitchable, 2006;" 2 Reasons that Made Coal Unswitchable, 2006;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Reasons that Made Quantity Unswitchable;" " Unit: Million short tons." ,,,,"Reasons that Made Coal Unswitchable" " "," ",,,,,,,,,,,,," " ,,"Total Amount of ","Total Amount of","Equipment is Not","Switching","Unavailable ",,"Long-Term","Unavailable",,"Combinations of " "NAICS"," ","Coal Consumed ","Unswitchable","Capable of Using","Adversely Affects ","Alternative","Environmental","Contract ","Storage for ","Another","Columns F, G, "

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Please cite this article in press as: Gould, M., et al., Judgments of approach speed for motorcycles across different lighting levels and the effect of an improved tri-headlight configuration. Accid. Anal. Prev. (2012), doi:10.1016/j.aap.2012.02.002  

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for motorcycles across different lighting levels and the effect of an improved tri-headlight configuration. Accid. Anal. Prev. (2012), doi:10.1016/j.aap.2012.02.002 Judgments of approach speed for motorcycles across under low levels of luminance. We investigated drivers' judgments of motorcycle and car approach speeds

Royal Holloway, University of London

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Guidance on health effects of toxic chemicals. Safety Analysis Report Update Program  

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Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (MMES), and Martin Marietta Utility Services, Inc. (MMUS), are engaged in phased programs to update the safety documentation for the existing US Department of Energy (DOE)-owned facilities. The safety analysis of potential toxic hazards requires a methodology for evaluating human health effects of predicted toxic exposures. This report provides a consistent set of health effects and documents toxicity estimates corresponding to these health effects for some of the more important chemicals found within MMES and MMUS. The estimates are based on published toxicity information and apply to acute exposures for an ``average`` individual. The health effects (toxicological endpoints) used in this report are (1) the detection threshold; (2) the no-observed adverse effect level; (3) the onset of irritation/reversible effects; (4) the onset of irreversible effects; and (5) a lethal exposure, defined to be the 50% lethal level. An irreversible effect is defined as a significant effect on a person`s quality of life, e.g., serious injury. Predicted consequences are evaluated on the basis of concentration and exposure time.

Foust, C.B.; Griffin, G.D.; Munro, N.B.; Socolof, M.L.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strength via adversity?  

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... In Congress and elsewhere, those who have been trying for decades to persuade tokamaks to burn deuterium and tritium had been complaining about Hunter's activities: he diverted funds from ... one budget category to another without consulting the appropriate Congressional committees. He further irked Robert Roe, the chairman of the House Committee on Science, Science and Technology, by observing ...

1989-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Precision liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A precision liquid level sensor utilizes a balanced R. F. bridge, each arm including an air dielectric line. Changes in liquid level along one air dielectric line imbalance the bridge and create a voltage which is directly measurable across the bridge.

Field, Michael E. (Albuquerque, NM); Sullivan, William H. (Albuquerque, NM)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Provably Efficient Two-Level Adaptive Scheduling  

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processor reallocation, our schedulers provide control over the scheduling overhead and ensure effectiveProvably Efficient Two-Level Adaptive Scheduling Yuxiong He1 , Wen-Jing Hsu1 , and Charles E. Multiprocessor scheduling in a shared multiprogramming en- vironment can be structured in two levels, where

Feitelson, Dror

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Improved freezing level retrieval  

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TRMM Microwave Imager(TMI)-based passive microwave retrieval techniques result in biased estimates of the freezing level and rainfall over the east Pacific in the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Passive microwave rainfall estimates...

Hong, Sungwook

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PLUTONIUM SOLUBILITY IN HIGH-LEVEL WASTE ALKALI BOROSILICATE GLASS  

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The solubility of plutonium in a Sludge Batch 6 (SB6) reference glass and the effect of incorporation of Pu in the glass on specific glass properties were evaluated. A Pu loading of 1 wt % in glass was studied. Prior to actual plutonium glass testing, surrogate testing (using Hf as a surrogate for Pu) was conducted to evaluate the homogeneity of significant quantities of Hf (Pu) in the glass, determine the most appropriate methods to evaluate homogeneity for Pu glass testing, and to evaluate the impact of Hf loading in the glass on select glass properties. Surrogate testing was conducted using Hf to represent between 0 and 1 wt % Pu in glass on an equivalent molar basis. A Pu loading of 1 wt % in glass translated to {approx}18 kg Pu per Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) canister, or about 10X the current allowed limit per the Waste Acceptance Product Specifications (2500 g/m{sup 3} of glass or about 1700 g/canister) and about 30X the current allowable concentration based on the fissile material concentration limit referenced in the Yucca Mountain Project License Application (897 g/m{sup 3}3 of glass or about 600 g Pu/canister). Based on historical process throughput data, this level was considered to represent a reasonable upper bound for Pu loading based on the ability to provide Pu containing feed to the DWPF. The task elements included evaluating the distribution of Pu in the glass (e.g. homogeneity), evaluating crystallization within the glass, evaluating select glass properties (with surrogates), and evaluating durability using the Product Consistency Test -- Method A (PCT-A). The behavior of Pu in the melter was evaluated using paper studies and corresponding analyses of DWPF melter pour samples.The results of the testing indicated that at 1 wt % Pu in the glass, the Pu was homogeneously distributed and did not result in any formation of plutonium-containing crystalline phases as long as the glass was prepared under 'well-mixed' conditions. The incorporation of 1 wt % Pu in the glass did not adversely impact glass viscosity (as assessed using Hf surrogate) or glass durability. Finally, evaluation of DWPF glass pour samples that had Pu concentrations below the 897 g/m{sup 3} limit showed that Pu concentrations in the glass pour stream were close to targeted compositions in the melter feed indicating that Pu neither volatilized from the melt nor stratified in the melter when processed in the DWPF melter.

Marra, J.; Crawford, C.; Fox, K.; Bibler, N.

2011-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Inhalation of motor vehicle emissions: effects of urban population and land area  

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transfer factors for air pollution health risk assessment.of the health impacts attributable to air pollution (Bennettair-quality management is to minimize adverse health effects of air pollution.

Marshall, Julian D.; McKone, Thomas E.; Deakin, Elizabeth; Nazaroff, William W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Acute Side Effects of Bright Light Therapy: A Placebo-Controlled Investigation  

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Despite the emergence of numerous clinical and non-clinical applications of bright light therapy (LT) in recent decades, the prevalence and severity of LT side effects have not yet been fully explicated. A few adverse LT ...

Botanov, Yevgeny; Ilardi, Stephen S.

2013-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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High level nuclear waste  

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The DOE Division of Waste Products through a lead office at Savannah River is developing a program to immobilize all US high-level nuclear waste for terminal disposal. DOE high-level wastes include those at the Hanford Plant, the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant, and the Savannah River Plant. Commercial high-level wastes, for which DOE is also developing immobilization technology, include those at the Nuclear Fuel Services Plant and any future commercial fuels reprocessing plants. The first immobilization plant is to be the Defense Waste Processing Facility at Savannah River, scheduled for 1983 project submission to Congress and 1989 operation. Waste forms are still being selected for this plant. Borosilicate glass is currently the reference form, but alternate candidates include concretes, calcines, other glasses, ceramics, and matrix forms.

Crandall, J L

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Letter report: Minor component study for low-level radioactive waste glasses  

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During the waste vitrification process, troublesome minor components in low-level radioactive waste streams could adversely affect either waste vitrification rate or melter life-time. Knowing the solubility limits for these minor components is important to determine pretreatment options for waste streams and glass formulation to prevent or to minimize these problems during the waste vitrification. A joint study between Pacific Northwest Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been conducted to determine minor component impacts in low-level nuclear waste glass.

Li, H.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health effects of smokeless tobacco  

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Pharmacologic and physiologic effects of snuff and chewing tobacco include the gamut of cardiovascular, endocrinologic, neurologic, and psychological effects that are associated with nicotine. A review of studies appearing in the scientific literature involving various populations and approaches indicates that the use of snuff or chewing tobacco is associated with a variety of serious adverse effects and especially with oral cancer. The studies suggest that snuff and chewing tobacco also may affect reproduction, longevity, the cardiovascular system, and oral health. The Council on Scientific Affairs concludes there is evidence demonstrating that use of snuff or chewing tobacco is associated with adverse health effects such as oral cancer, urges the implementation of well-planned and long-term studies that will further define the risks of using snuff and chewing tobacco, and recommends that the restrictions applying to the advertising of cigarettes also be applied to the advertising of snuff and chewing tobacco.

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1986-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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ENRAF gauge reference level calculations  

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This document describes the method for calculating reference levels for Enraf Series 854 Level Detectors as installed in the tank farms. The reference level calculation for each installed level gauge is contained herein.

Huber, J.H., Fluor Daniel Hanford

1997-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Ultrasonic liquid level detector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An ultrasonic liquid level detector for use within a shielded container, the detector being tubular in shape with a chamber at its lower end into which liquid from in the container may enter and exit, the chamber having an ultrasonic transmitter and receiver in its top wall and a reflector plate or target as its bottom wall whereby when liquid fills the chamber a complete medium is then present through which an ultrasonic wave may be transmitted and reflected from the target thus signaling that the liquid is at chamber level.

Kotz, Dennis M. (North Augusta, SC); Hinz, William R. (Augusta, GA)

2010-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Liquid-level detector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Aliquid level sensor is described which has a pair of upright conductors spaced by an insulator defining a first high resistance path between the conductors. An electrically conductive path is interposed between the upright conductors at a discrete location at which liquid level is to be measured. It includes a liquid accessible gap of a dimension such that the electrical resistance across the conductor when the gap is filled with the liquid is detectably less than when the gap is emptied. The conductor might also be physically altered by temperature changes to serve also as an indicator of elevated temperature.

Not Available

1981-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Issue 5: Optimizing High Levels of Insulation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Issue 5: Optimizing High Levels of Insulation NREL, Ren Anderson Building America Technical Update Meeting July 25 th , 2012 Issue 5 - How Much Insulation is Too Much? How do we define the cost-effective limit for improvements in enclosure efficiency? Key Factors to Consider: -Cost of savings vs. cost of grid-supplied energy -Cost of efficiency savings vs. cost of savings from renewable generation. -Savings from envelope improvements vs. other efficiency options Context * It is widely believed that code-specified insulation levels also represent cost-effective limits. * However, the cost-effective insulation levels exceed IECC values in many climates. * The homeowner-driven value of modest increases in enclosure performance can create economies of scale that will reduce

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Electronic energy-level structure, correlation crystal-field effects, and f-f transition intensities of Er{sup 3+} in Cs{sub 3}Lu{sub 2}Cl{sub 9}  

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Single crystals of 1{percent} Er{sup 3+}-doped Cs{sub 3}Lu{sub 2}Cl{sub 9} were grown using the Bridgman technique. From highly resolved polarized absorption spectra measured at 10 and 16 K, and upconversion luminescence and excitation spectra measured at 4.2 K, 114 crystal-field levels from 27 {sup 2S+1}L{sub J}(4f{sup 11}) multiplets of Er{sup 3+} were assigned. 111 of these were used for a semiempirical computational analysis. A Hamiltonian including only electrostatic, spin-orbit, and one-particle crystal-field interactions (C{sub 3v}) yielded a root-mean-square standard deviation of 159.8thinspcm{sup {minus}1} and could not adequately reproduce the experimental crystal-field energies. The additional inclusion of two- and three-body atomic interactions, giving a Hamiltonian with 16 atomic and 6 crystal-field parameters, greatly reduced the rms standard deviation to 22.75thinspcm{sup {minus}1}. The further inclusion of the correlation crystal-field interaction {cflx g}{sub 10A}{sup 4} again lowered the rms standard deviation to a final value of 17.98thinspcm{sup {minus}1} and provided substantial improvement in the calculated crystal-field splittings of mainly the J=9/2 or J=11/2 multiplets. However, the calculated baricenter energies of some excited-state multiplets deviate from their respective experimental values, and improvements in the atomic part of the effective Hamiltonian are required to correct this deficiency of the model. On the basis of the calculated electronic wave functions, the 12 electric-dipole intensity parameters (C{sub 3v}) of the total transition dipole strength were obtained from a fit to 95 experimental crystal-field transition intensities. The overall agreement between experimental and calculated intensities is fair. The discrepancies are most likely a result of using the approximate C{sub 3v} rather than the actual C{sub 3} point symmetry of Er{sup 3+} in Cs{sub 3}Lu{sub 2}Cl{sub 9} in the calculations. {copyright} {ital 1998} {ital The American Physical Society}

Luethi, S.R.; Guedel, H.U. [Departement fuer Chemie und Biochemie, Universitaet Bern, Freiestrasse 3, CH-3000 Bern 9 (Switzerland)] [Departement fuer Chemie und Biochemie, Universitaet Bern, Freiestrasse 3, CH-3000 Bern 9 (Switzerland); Hehlen, M.P. [Optical Sciences Laboratory, The University of Michigan, 1301 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2122 (United States)] [Optical Sciences Laboratory, The University of Michigan, 1301 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2122 (United States); Quagliano, J.R. [Chemical Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail stop E543, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)] [Chemical Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail stop E543, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation therapy of pediatric brain tumors : comparison of long-term health effects and costs between proton therapy and IMRT  

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Radiation therapy is an important component of pediatric brain tumor treatment. However, radiation-induced damage can lead to adverse long-term health effects. Proton therapy has the ability to reduce the dose delivered ...

Vu, An T. (An Thien)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping Climate Change Hazards: Using GIS to Identify Social Vulnerability to the Effects of Environmental Hazards in the UK   

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Research suggests that the precise nature and effects of climate change, including changes to the Earth’s climate patterns, can have an adverse environmental impact on localities, regions, and countries. Research shows that socially disadvantaged...

Batool, Najya

2010-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Pinning down energy levels | EMSL  

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Pinning down energy levels Pinning down energy levels Scientists discover the energy differences behind green fluorescent protein's glow The research begins with (a) the model GFP...

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Company Level Imports  

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All Petroleum & Other Liquids Reports All Petroleum & Other Liquids Reports Company Level Imports With Data for September 2013 | Release Date: November 27, 2013 | Next Release Date: December 30, 2013 | XLS Previous Issues Month: September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 prior issues Go September 2013 Import Highlights Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in September 2013 has been released and it shows that two countries exported more than 1 million barrels per day to the United States (see table below). The top five exporting countries accounted for 75 percent of United States crude oil imports in September while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 92 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of US crude

251

Liquid level detector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid level detector for conductive liquids for vertical installation in a tank, the detector having a probe positioned within a sheath and insulated therefrom by a seal so that the tip of the probe extends proximate to but not below the lower end of the sheath, the lower end terminating in a rim that is provided with notches, said lower end being tapered, the taper and notches preventing debris collection and bubble formation, said lower end when contacting liquid as it rises will form an airtight cavity defined by the liquid, the interior sheath wall, and the seal, the compression of air in the cavity preventing liquid from further entry into the sheath and contact with the seal. As a result, the liquid cannot deposit a film to form an electrical bridge across the seal.

Tshishiku, Eugene M. (Augusta, GA)

2011-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Level III baseline risk evaluation for Building 3505 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The Level III Baseline Risk Evaluation (BRE) for Building 3505, the ORNL Metal Recovery Facility, provides an analysis of the potential for adverse health effects, current or future, associated with the presence of hazardous substances in the building. The Metal Recovery Facility was used from 1952 through 1960 to process large quantities of radioactive material using the PUREX process for the recovery of uranium-238, plutonium-239, neptunium-237, and americium-241. The facility consists of seven process cells (A through G), a canal, a dissolver room, a dissolver pit, an office, locker room, storage area, control room, electrical gallery, shop, and makeup area. The cells were used to house the nuclear fuel reprocessing equipment, and the canal was constructed to be used as a water-shielded transfer canal. Currently, there are no known releases of radioactive contaminants from Building 3505. To perform the BRE, historical radiological survey data were used to estimate the concentration of alpha- and beta/gamma emitting radionuclides in the various cells, rooms, and other areas in Building 3505. Data from smear surveys were used to estimate the amount of transferable contamination (to which receptors can be exposed via inhalation and ingestion), and data from probe surveys were used to estimate the amount of both fixed and transferable contamination (from which receptors can receive external exposure). Two land use scenarios, current and future, and their subsequent exposure scenarios were explored in the BRE. Under the current land use scenario, two exposure scenarios were evaluated. The first was a worst-case industrial exposure scenario in which the receptor is a maintenance worker who works 8 hours/day, 350 days/year in the building for 25 years. In the second, more realistic exposure scenario, the receptor is a surveillance and maintenance (S&M) worker who spends two 8-hour days/year in the building for 25 years.

Mostella, W.B. Jr.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The ketamine effect on intracranial pressure in nontraumatic neurological illness  

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AbstractPurpose The purpose of the study was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the use of ketamine in nontraumatic neurological illness and its effects on intracranial pressure (ICP). Materials and methods Articles from MEDLINE, BIOSIS, EMBASE, Global Health, HealthStar, Scopus, Cochrane Library, the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (inception to January 2014), and gray literature were searched. Two reviewers identified manuscripts on the administration of ketamine in nontraumatic neurological illness that recorded effects on ICP. The strength of evidence was adjudicated using the Oxford and Grading of Recommendation Assessment Development and Education (GRADE) methodology. Results Our search produced a total of 179 citations. Sixteen articles, 15 manuscripts, and 1 meeting proceeding were included in the review. Across all studies, there were 127 adult and 87 pediatric patients described. Intracranial pressure did not increase in any of the adult studies reporting premedication during ketamine administration, with 2 studies reporting a decrease in ICP. No significant non–ICP-related adverse events from ketamine were recorded in any of the studies. Conclusions There exists Oxford level 2b, GRADE C evidence in adults and level 4, GRADE C in pediatrics to support that ketamine does not increase ICP in nontraumatic neurological illness when patients are sedated and ventilated, and in fact may lower it in selected cases.

Frederick A. Zeiler; Jeanne Teitelbaum; Michael West; Lawrence M. Gillman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anthropometry circulating levels Sample...  

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in a warming world effects both regional temperature and, significantly, sea level... level rise, often overlooked in impact studies, an exacerbated slowing of the thermohaline...

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Acute Adverse Effects of Radiation Therapy on HIV-positive Patients in Japan: Study of 31 Cases at Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital  

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......Cases at Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital Takuya Kaminuma 1 Katsuyuki Karasawa...and Infectious diseases Center Komagome Hospital, 3-18-22 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku...and Infectious diseases Center Komagome Hospital, 3-18-22 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku......

Takuya Kaminuma; Katsuyuki Karasawa; Nahoko Hanyu; Ta-Chen Chang; Gencho Kuga; Naoko Okano; Nobuteru Kubo; Yusuke Okuma; Yasunobu Nagata; Yoshiharu Maeda; Atsushi Ajisawa

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Satellite-based estimates of ground-level fine particulate matter during extreme events: A case study of the Moscow fires in 2010  

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adverse health effects. Large short-term increases in air pollution, or air pollution episodes, in the mid on August 7, 2010 in the Moscow region of the Russian Federation. We estimate that exposure to air pollution, but it is reasonable to assume that these extreme, short-lived excursions in ambient air pollution resulted in serious

Martin, Randall

257

" Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

4 Reasons that Made Distillate Fuel Oil Unswitchable, 2006;" 4 Reasons that Made Distillate Fuel Oil Unswitchable, 2006;" " Level: National Data;" " Row: NAICS Codes;" " Column: Reasons that Made Quantity Unswitchable;" " Unit: Million barrels." ,,,,"Reasons that Made Distillate Fuel Oil Unswitchable" " "," ",,,,,,,,,,,,," " ,,"Total Amount of ","Total Amount of","Equipment is Not","Switching","Unavailable ",,"Long-Term","Unavailable",,"Combinations of " "NAICS"," ","Distillate Fuel Oil","Unswitchable Distillate","Capable of Using","Adversely Affects ","Alternative","Environmental","Contract ","Storage for ","Another","Columns F, G, "

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Low-Level Waste Overview of the Nevada Test Site Waste Disposal Operations  

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This paper provides an overview and the impacts of new policies, processes, and opportunities at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). Operational changes have been implemented, such as larger trench sizes and more efficient soil management as have administrative processes to address U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Code of Federal Regulation analyses. Some adverse conditions have prompted changes in transportation and mixed low-level waste polices, and a new funding mechanism was developed. This year has seen many changes to the NTS disposal family. (authors)

Carilli, J.T.; Skougard, M.G. [U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office, Las Vegas, NV (United States); Krenzien, S.K. [Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (United States); Wrapp, J.K.; Ramirez, C.; Yucel, V.; Shott, G.J.; Gordon, S.J.; Enockson, K.C.; Desotell, L.T. [National Security Technologies, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk Group and Biosafety Level Definitions  

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Group and Biosafety Level Definitions Group and Biosafety Level Definitions European Economic Community (DIRECTIVE 93/88/EEC, Oct. 1993) (1) Group 1 biological agent means one that is unlikely to cause human disease; (2) Group 2 biological agent means one that can cause human disease and might be a hazard to workers; it is unlikely to spread to the community; there is usually effective prophylaxis or treatment available; (3) Group 3 biological agent means one that can cause severe human disease and present a serious hazard to workers; it may present a risk of spreading to the community, but there is usually effective prophylaxis or treatment available; (4) Group 4 biological agent means one that causes severe human disease and is a serious hazard to workers; it may present a high risk of spreading to the community; there is usually no effective prophylaxis or treatment

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Assessment of Seawater Intrusion Potential From Sea-level Rise in Coastal Aquifers of California  

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2009). Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Sea Water Intrusion inC. (1997). Global Sea Level Rise: A Redetermination. Surveys2007). Effects of sea-level rise on groundwater flow in a

Loáiciga, Hugo A; Pingel, Thomas J; Garcia, Elizabeth S

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sea Level Rise Media Release  

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Sea Level Rise Media Release Coverage Report 07/06/2009 Melting Ice Could Lead to Massive Waves 06/11/2009 Rising sea levels could see U.S. Atlantic coast cities make hard choices; Where to let Baltimore Chronicle & Sentinel, The 06/08/2009 Rapid rise in sea levels on East Coast predicted Pittsburgh

Hu, Aixue

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Toxic effects of low doses of Bisphenol-A on human placental cells  

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Humans are exposed daily to a great number of xenobiotics and their metabolites present as pollutants. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is extensively used in a broad range of products including baby bottles, food-storage containers, medical equipment, and consumer electronics. Thus, BPA is the most common monomer for polycarbonates intended for food contact. Levels of this industrial product are found in maternal blood, amniotic fluid, follicular fluid, placental tissue, umbilical cord blood, and maternal urine. In this study, we investigated toxic effects of BPA concentrations close to levels found in serum of pregnant women on human cytotrophoblasts (CTB). These cells were isolated from fresh placentas and exposed to BPA for 24 h. Our results showed that very low doses of BPA induce apoptosis (2 to 3 times) as assessed using M30 antibody immunofluorescent detection, and necrosis (1.3 to 1.7 times) as assessed through the cytosolic Adenylate Kinase (AK) activity after cell membrane damage. We also showed that BPA increased significantly the tumor-necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) gene expression and protein excretion as measured by real-time RT-PCR and ELISA luminescent test, respectively. Moreover, we observed that induction of AK activation and TNF-alpha gene expression require lower levels of BPA than apoptosis or TNF-alpha protein excretion. Our findings suggest that exposure of placental cells to low doses of BPA may cause detrimental effects, leading in vivo to adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, prematurity and pregnancy loss.

Benachour, Nora [Laboratory of Research in Reproductive and Gestational Health, Quebec (Canada); Aris, Aziz, E-mail: aziz.aris@usherbrooke.c [Laboratory of Research in Reproductive and Gestational Health, Quebec (Canada); Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre, Quebec (Canada)

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Physical Observables for Noncommutative Landau Levels  

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The Quantum Mechanics of a point particle on a Noncommutative Plane in a magnetic field is implemented in the present work as a deformation of the algebra which defines the Landau levels. I show how to define, in this deformed Quantum Mechanics, the physical observables, like the density correlation functions and Green function, on the completely filled ground level. Also it will be shown that the deformation changes the effective magnetic field which acts on the particles at long range, leading to an incompressible fluid with fractional filling of Laughlin type.

Mauro Riccardi

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Topological insulators with SU(2) Landau levels  

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We construct continuum models of 3D and 4D topological insulators by coupling spin-1/2 fermions to an SU(2) background gauge field, which is equivalent to a spatially dependent spin-orbit coupling. Higher dimensional generalizations of flat Landau levels are obtained in the Landau-like gauge. The 2D helical Dirac modes with opposite helicities and 3D Weyl modes with opposite chiralities are spatially separated along the third and fourth dimensions, respectively. Stable 2D helical Fermi surfaces and 3D chiral Fermi surfaces appear on open boundaries, respectively. The charge pumping in 4D Landau level systems shows quantized 4D quantum Hall effect.

Yi Li; Shou-Cheng Zhang; Congjun Wu

2012-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of physical form of whole ear corn silage (coarse vs wet milled) included at high dietary levels (30 vs 40% dry matter) on performance of heavy finishing pigs  

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Abstract The aim of the trial was to compare two dietary levels of whole ear corn silage (ES), fed in two physical forms (coarse or after wet milling), on growth, slaughter traits and stomach development of heavy finishing pigs. Fifty six “Italian Large White × Italian Duroc” (about 5 months of age and 78–80 kg of live weight (LW) were divided into pairs homogeneous and were kept in 28 pens (1.2 × 3 m, partially-slatted) equipped with two separate troughs to avoid competitions for feeding and with free access to water. Four dietary treatments resulted from the combination of two ES inclusion levels (300 and 400 g/kg dry matter (DM), ES30 and ES40, respectively) and two physical forms of the silage (coarse and wet milled). Seven pairs of pigs were randomly assigned to each dietary treatment and the animals were slaughtered at an average LW of 163.0 kg (±1.9 kg). The coarse ES had particles longer than the milled silage (4.4 vs 2.7 mm) and when it was fed to pigs the pH of fecal samples were lower (Pmilled ES, at both dietary inclusion levels (6.00 vs 6.20 for the ES30 diets and 5.97 vs 6.14 for the ES40 diets). There were no significant differences in organic matter total tract digestibility, average daily gain, DM intake and gain:feed ratio among the dietary treatments (0.81, 764 g/d, 77.1 g DM/kg LW0.75, 0.266 g/g DM, on average, respectively). The ES40 diets reduced the Longissimus dorsi thickness (56.4–59.8 vs 62.7–64.1 mm, P<0.011) and increased the stomach weight (0.0040 vs 0.0038 of the LW, P<0.05), while the coarse dimension of silage particles increased the DM content of the material in the stomach (from 142–171 to 179–183 g/kg DM, P<0.045) and the surface of the pyloric region (from 214–216 to 225–232 cm2, P<0.029). The two dietary inclusion levels and physical forms of ES do not differentiate growth and slaughter traits of the heavy finishing pigs. However, the coarse form of the silage modifies the development of the stomach by increasing the internal surface of the pyloric region as a possible consequence of a longer retention time in the stomach.

D. Capraro; C. Zanfi; M. Bassi; E. Pascotto; S. Bovolenta; M. Spanghero

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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sea level | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

sea level sea level Dataset Summary Description This dataset, made available by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), shows sea level rise for the period as early as 1834 through 2008 for the following UK sites: Aberdeen, Liverpool, Newlyn, North Shields, and Sheerness. Data is from the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory. Earliest year of available data varies by site, beginning between 1834 and 1916. Source UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Date Released March 12th, 2010 (4 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords climate change sea level UK Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon 1 Excel file: Sea level rise (UK) (xls, 280.6 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment (Does not have "National Statistics" status)

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USE OF AN EQUILIBRIUM MODEL TO FORECAST DISSOLUTION EFFECTIVENESS, SAFETY IMPACTS, AND DOWNSTREAM PROCESSABILITY FROM OXALIC ACID AIDED SLUDGE REMOVAL IN SAVANNAH RIVER SITE HIGH LEVEL WASTE TANKS 1-15  

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This thesis details a graduate research effort written to fulfill the Magister of Technologiae in Chemical Engineering requirements at the University of South Africa. The research evaluates the ability of equilibrium based software to forecast dissolution, evaluate safety impacts, and determine downstream processability changes associated with using oxalic acid solutions to dissolve sludge heels in Savannah River Site High Level Waste (HLW) Tanks 1-15. First, a dissolution model is constructed and validated. Coupled with a model, a material balance determines the fate of hypothetical worst-case sludge in the treatment and neutralization tanks during each chemical adjustment. Although sludge is dissolved, after neutralization more is created within HLW. An energy balance determines overpressurization and overheating to be unlikely. Corrosion induced hydrogen may overwhelm the purge ventilation. Limiting the heel volume treated/acid added and processing the solids through vitrification is preferred and should not significantly increase the number of glass canisters.

KETUSKY, EDWARD

2005-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third Level) Education  

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an application to the head of the Department of Information Technology. Positions within the third level and Technology (Board for Third-level Education) on 2012-01-23. Translation approved: 2012-01-23. The Curriculum, covering at least 90 higher education credits. Persons who have acquired corresponding knowledge outside

Flener, Pierre

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ALIGNMENT, LEVELING AND DEPLOYMENT CONSTRAINTS  

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Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) Crew Deployment Description Passive Seismic Experiment (PSE) Crew Deployment and Alignment Central Station Antenna Crew Deployment Description Leveling, Alignment, and Pointing Radioisotope

Rathbun, Julie A.

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Mid-Level Ethanol Blends  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Mid-Level Ethanol Blends Test Program DOE, NREL, and ORNL Team Presented by Keith Knoll Work supported by DOEEERE Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer...

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" Level: National Data and Regional...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

6 Capability to Switch Electricity to Alternative Energy Sources, 2002; " " Level: National Data and Regional Totals;" " Row: NAICS Codes, Value of Shipments and Employment Sizes;"...

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" Level: National Data and Regional...  

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0 Capability to Switch Coal to Alternative Energy Sources, 2006; " " Level: National Data and Regional Totals;" " Row: NAICS Codes, Value of Shipments and Employment Sizes;" "...

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" Level: National Data and Regional...  

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0 Capability to Switch Coal to Alternative Energy Sources, 2002; " " Level: National Data and Regional Totals;" " Row: NAICS Codes, Value of Shipments and Employment Sizes;" "...

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The San Diego Foundation Regional Focus 2050 Study  

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and change on air pollution?related health effects in the Air Pollution Levels  .. 28 Health to air pollution  resulting in adverse health effects

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of predicted and measured noise levels for refinery units  

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Predicting noise levels from new refinery units is a vital part of environmental assessment and designing units to meet noise limits. The accuracy of those noise predictions is a very important concern. The simplest way to assess the accuracy of predictions is to compare predicted and measured noise levels. This is usually difficult because measured levels are strongly affected by noise from adjacent units and by atmospheric effects on sound propagation. Further actual noise levels of significant sources often deviate from expected levels used in the noise prediction model. Thus to meaningfully compare predicted and measured levels the actual noise source levels for the major sources atmospheric conditions and noise levels from adjacent units must all be accounted for. Predicted and measured levels are compared for two large refinery units. Measurements were made at locations where noise from adjacent units has little effect and close enough so that atmospheric conditions have little impact on the measured levels. Measured operational noise levels of major sources were used to update the noise prediction model. Accuracy of the predictions is evaluated.

Frank H. Brittain; Mark M. Gmerek

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Probability of sea level rise  

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The report develops probability-based projections that can be added to local tide-gage trends to estimate future sea level at particular locations. It uses the same models employed by previous assessments of sea level rise. The key coefficients in those models are based on subjective probability distributions supplied by a cross-section of climatologists, oceanographers, and glaciologists.

Titus, J.G.; Narayanan, V.K.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Echoes of relativistic Landau levels in graphene and bilayer graphene  

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The problem of echo effects that can originate in graphene and bilayer graphene upon the generation of relativistic Landau levels in a quantizing magnetic field is considered. Graphene (bilayer graphene) is consi...

M. B. Belonenko; N. G. Lebedev; A. V. Zhukov

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acceptable Levels of Risk in Setting Chemical Standards  

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The setting of a chemical standard is a function not only of the toxic properties of the chemical but also the level of risk under which the standard is established. This ... demonstrates the quantitative effects...

Paul S. Price

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Ripple Effects  

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policies and practices might have on producers? incomes and water savings, as well as the ripple effects on the regional economy. Drs. Steve Amosson of Texas Cooperative Extension in Amarillo, Lal K. Almas of West Texas A&M University, Jeff Peterson... will do to the Ripple Effects Water conservation policies, practices impact Ogallala region?s economy Ripple Effects Story by Kathy Wythe tx H2O | pg. 27 overall economy and society in the region, including household incomes and employment levels...

Wythe, Kathy

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New and Underutilized Technology: Bi-level Stairwell Lighting | Department  

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Stairwell Lighting Stairwell Lighting New and Underutilized Technology: Bi-level Stairwell Lighting October 7, 2013 - 8:53am Addthis The following information outlines key deployment considerations for bi-level stairwell lighting within the Federal sector. Benefits Bi-level stairwell lighting uses integral occupancy sensor motion detectors to monitor the stairwell. When occupancy is detected, the lights go to full level. When the space has been vacated after a programmed period, the fixture goes to a minimum level. Application Bi-level stairwell lighting is applicable in most multi-story buildings. Key Factors for Deployment Bi-level stairwell lighting is a good technology to implement concurrently with an overall building lighting improvement project. Ranking Criteria Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are

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281

Adventure and Adversity Issue 2  

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OF CONTENTS Solace: A Midwinter's Tale (HH/Pellew/Edrington) by Anne Fairchild 1 An injured and demoralized ColonelEdringtonjtnds comfort in the arms ofHoratio and Edward, while the trio's relationship undergoes some changes. Firelight (Horatio... to their limits and beyond. I To Sail as Men (HH/EP) by The Ragged Rose 123 Sequel to Flat Aback. After a glass of wine in Pellew's cabin, Horatio and Edward turn to more interesting pursuits. The Garden (Horatio/Edrington) by Elizabeth Holden ... 127...

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2013-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

282

Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes  

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Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes Company Level Imports Explanatory Notes Notice: Ongoing analysis of imports data to the Energy Information Administration reveals that some imports are not correctly reported on Form EIA-814 "Monthly Imports Report". Contact with the companies provides sufficient information for EIA to include these imports in the data even though they have not provided complete reports on Form EIA-814. Estimates are included in aggregate data, but the estimates are not included in the file of Company-Level Imports. Therefore, summation of volumes for PAD Districts 1-5 from the Company-Level Imports will not equal aggregate import totals. Explanation of Codes Used in Imports Database Files SURVEY_ID EIA-814 Survey Form Number for Collecting Petroleum Import Statistics

283

High-Level Waste Requirements  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The guide provides the criteria for determining which DOE radioactive wastes are to be managed as high-level waste in accordance with DOE M 435.1-1.

1999-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

284

Wafer-Level Thermocompression Bonds  

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Thermocompression bonding of gold is a promising technique for achieving low temperature, wafer-level bonding without the application of an electric field or complicated pre-bond cleaning procedure. The presence of a ductile ...

Tsau, Christine H.

285

Regional Sea-Level Projection  

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...to inform such decisions. Earth system models used in the last Intergovermental...than twice) than do current Earth system models (fig. S1). Is this discrepancy...project future sea-level rise? Earth system models have significant uncertainties...

Josh K. Willis; John A. Church

2012-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

286

Low Level Heat Recovery Technology  

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level heat recovery technology. This paper discusses heat distribution systems, latest developments in absorption refrigeration and organic Rankine cycles, and pressure, minimization possibilities. The relative merits and economics of the various...

O'Brien, W. J.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Effect of heavy metals ions on enzyme activity in the Mediterranean mussel, Donax trunculus  

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Heavy metal ions strongly are bound by sulfhydryl groups of proteins. Sulfhydryl binding changes the structure and enzymatic activities of proteins and causes toxic effects evident at the whole organism level. Heavy metal ions like Cd, Cu, Hg, Zn, and Pb in sufficiently high concentrations might kill organisms or cause other adverse effects that changing aquatic community structures. Bivalves are known to be heavy metal accumulators. The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of different concentrations of each of five heavy metal ions on the activity of four enzymes in D. trunculus. As it is known that heavy metals inhibit the activity of a wide range of enzymes, the authors chose representative examples of dehydrogenases (lactate and malate dehydrogenases), respiratory enzyme (cytochrome oxidase) and digestive enzyme ({alpha}-amylase). The acute effects of different concentrations of selected metals were examined. These concentrations were higher than those found usually in the locality where the animals occur, but might be encountered during a given event of pollution.

Mizrahi, L.; Achituv, Y. (Bar Ilan Univ., Ramat-Gan (Israel))

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Co-administered gabapentin and venlafaxine in nerve injured rats: Effect on mechanical hypersensitivity, motor function and pharmacokinetics  

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A high proportion of patients suffering from neuropathic pain do not receive satisfactory pain relief from their current treatment, due to incomplete efficacy and dose-limiting adverse effects. Hence, one strategy to improve treatment outcome is the use of a combination of analgesic drugs. The potential benefits of such approach include improved and prolonged duration of analgesic effect and fewer or milder adverse effects with lower doses of each drug. Gabapentin is recommended as a first-line drug in the treatment of neuropathic pain, and has recently been demonstrated to act on supraspinal structures to stimulate the descending noradrenergic pain inhibitory system. Hypothetically, the analgesic effect of gabapentin may be potentiated if combined with a drug that prolongs the action of noradrenaline. In this study, gabapentin was co-administered with the serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor venlafaxine, and subsequently evaluated for its effect on mechanical hypersensitivity in the rat spared nerve injury model of neuropathic pain. In this model, two branches of the sciatic nerve (the tibial and common peroneal nerves) are ligated and cut, leaving the third branch (the sural nerve) intact to innervate the hind paw of the animal. Treatment-induced ataxia was tested in order to exclude biased effect measurements. Finally, the pharmacokinetics of gabapentin was investigated alone and in combination with venlafaxine to elucidate any alterations which may have consequences for the pharmacological effect and safety. The overall effect on nerve injury-induced hypersensitivity of co-administered gabapentin (60 mg/kg s.c.) and venlafaxine (60 mg/kg s.c.), measured as the area under the effect-time curve during the three hour time course of testing, was similar to the highest dose of gabapentin (200 mg/kg s.c.) tested in the study. However, this dose of gabapentin was associated with ataxia and severe somnolence, while the combination was not. Furthermore, when administered alone, an effect delay of approximately one hour was observed for gabapentin (60 mg/kg s.c.) with maximum effect occurring 1.5 to 2.5 h after dosing, while venlafaxine (60 mg/kg s.c.) was characterised by a rapid onset of action (within 30 min) which declined to baseline levels before the end of the three hour time of testing. The effect of co-administered drugs (both 60 mg/kg s.c.), in the doses used here, can be interpreted as additive with prolonged duration in comparison to each drug administered alone. An isobolographic study design, enable to accurately classify the combination effect into additive, antagonistic or synergistic, was not applied. The pharmacokinetics of gabapentin was not altered by co-administered venlafaxine, implying that a pharmacokinetic interaction does not occur. The effect of gabapentin on the pharmacokinetics of venlafaxine was not studied, since any alterations are unlikely to occur on the basis of the pharmacokinetic properties of gabapentin. In conclusion, the results from this preclinical study support the rationale for improved effect and less adverse effects through combination therapy with gabapentin and venlafaxine in the management of neuropathic pain.

Anna Folkesson; Per Hartvig Honoré; Ole J. Bjerrum

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

High Level Waste Corporate Board Charter  

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on 24 July 2008 1 on 24 July 2008 1 Office of Environmental Management High-Level Waste Corporate Board Charter Purpose This Charter establishes the High- Level Waste (HLW) Corporate Board, (hereinafter referred to as the 'Board') within the Office of Environmental Management (EM). The Board will serve as a consensus building body to integrate the Department of Energy (DOE) HLW management and disposition activities across the EM program and, with the coordination and cooperation of other program offices, across the DOE complex. The Board will identify the need for and develop policies, planning, standards and guidance and provide the integration necessary to implement an effective and efficient national HLW program. The Board will also evaluate the implications of HLW issues and their

290

99TechSpecs-LevelIIIMods.PDF  

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EV AMERICA TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Effective October 1, 1999 Prepared by Electric Transportation Applications 1999 EV AMERICA TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 2 MINIMUM VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS For a vehicle to be considered qualified as an EV America-USDOE "Production" level vehicle, it must meet the minimum criteria defined by "shall" terminology utilized in the Specification. [For clarity, the use of the word "Shall" defines minimum requirements, whereas the use of the word "Should" defines design and performance objectives.] Vehicles which cannot meet all of the "Shall" requirements will be considered Prototypes, and will not be considered as having "passed" EV America. The following requirements shall be met by any vehicle before it can receive EV America "Production" level status:

291

Effect of Diesel Oxidation Catalysts on the Diesel Particulate Filter Regeneration Process  

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Effect of Diesel Oxidation Catalysts on the Diesel Particulate Filter Regeneration Process ... A Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration process was investigated during aftertreatment exhaust of a simulated diesel engine under the influence of a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC). ... Diesel particulate matter (PM) significantly contributes to urban air pollution and has often been associated with adverse health effects. ...

Leonardo Lizarraga; Stamatios Souentie; Antoinette Boreave; Christian George; Barbara D’Anna; Philippe Vernoux

2011-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third Level) Education  

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an application to the head of the Department of Information Technology. Admissions to places in third level Science or courses in areas relevant to Embedded Systems, covering at least 90 higher education credits. Of these, at least 15 higher education credits must be within courses close to the area of Embedded Systems

Flener, Pierre

293

Development of low-level radioactive waste disposal capacity in the United States - progress or stalemate?  

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It has been fifteen years since responsibility for the disposal of commercially generated low-level radioactive waste (LLW) was shifted to the states by the United States Congress through the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of 1980 (LLRWPA). In December 1985, Congress revisited the issue and enacted the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985 (LLRWPAA). No new disposal sites have opened yet, however, and it is now evident that disposal facility development is more complex, time-consuming, and controversial than originally anticipated. For a nation with a large nuclear power industry, the lack of availability of LLW disposal capacity coupled with a similar lack of high-level radioactive waste disposal capacity could adversely affect the future viability of the nuclear energy option. The U.S. nuclear power industry, with 109 operating reactors, generates about half of the LLW shipped to commercial disposal sites and faces dwindling access to waste disposal sites and escalating waste management costs. The other producers of LLW - industries, government (except the defense related research and production waste), academic institutions, and medical institutions that account for the remaining half of the commercial LLW - face the same storage and cost uncertainties. This paper will summarize the current status of U.S. low-level radioactive waste generation and the status of new disposal facility development efforts by the states. The paper will also examine the factors that have contributed to delays, the most frequently suggested alternatives, and the likelihood of change.

Devgun, J.S. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Larson, G.S. [Midwest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission, St. Paul, MN (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

294

High temperature liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A length of metal sheathed metal oxide cable is perforated to permit liquid access to the insulation about a pair of conductors spaced close to one another. Changes in resistance across the conductors will be a function of liquid level, since the wetted insulation will have greater electrical conductivity than that of the dry insulation above the liquid elevation.

Tokarz, Richard D. (West Richland, WA)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

TERRORISM AT THE PLANT LEVEL  

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TERRORISM AT THE PLANT LEVEL ... IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, chemical plant officials say they have increased security through greater plant surveillance, more guards, intense vehicle inspections, and plans to better coordinate security with similar facilities, fire departments, and police. ...

JEFF JOHNSON

2001-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activase mrna levels Sample Search Results  

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in Belgium. Summary: fully explainthe effect on steady-state mRNA levels (De Rocher and Green, personal communication... does not affect PHA mRNA levels in transgenic tobacco...

297

Cost Savings and Energy Reduction: Bi-Level Lighting Retrofits in Multifamily Buildings  

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Community Environmental Center implements Bi- Level Lighting fixtures as a component of cost-effective multifamily retrofits. These systems achieve substantial energy savings by automatically reducing lighting levels when common areas are unoccupied...

Ackley, J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Effects of nesting waterbirds on nutrient levels in Honduran mangroves  

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and crustaceans · Ecotourism · Water quality · Carbon sinks · Biodiversity Rupesh Bhomia #12;#12;Links between

299

The Vroman effect: a molecular level description of fibrinogen displacement  

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technique for AFM. Figure 4 shows three basic parts of the AFM (head, scanner, and controller). The head has components of an optical lever such as laser, mirror, photodiode and cantilever. The controller is connected to a computer and it collects... signal from a photodiode and regulates the motion of the scanner. The scanner uses lead zirconate titanate piezoelectric ceramics (PZT) to make movements along the X, Y, and Z axes. Both J and E scanners were utilized in this work. The J scanner...

Jung, Seung-Yong

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Ventilation Strategies on Residential Ozone Levels  

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provided  by  HVAC  system  filters,  it  was  assumed  filtration  from  the  HVAC  system  filters  brings  down  HVAC  system  air  leakage   and  ozone  deposition  on  HAVC  system  filters.      

Walker, Iain S.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle--03: Body Size and Milking Level  

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Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle III: Body Size and Milking Level Stephen P. Hammack and Ronald J. Gill* B ody size or mass and milking level are primary genetic traits in beef production. In addition to their direct effects...Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle III: Body Size and Milking Level Stephen P. Hammack and Ronald J. Gill* B ody size or mass and milking level are primary genetic traits in beef production. In addition to their direct effects...

Hammack, Stephen P.; Gill, Ronald J.

2009-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

302

Noise Levels due to Trains  

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Some fifty freight and passenger trains were investigated at distances between 25 and 1000 ft. The decrease of sound?pressure levels with increasing distance indicates that whistles are to be considered as point sources but engines and track noise are line sources out to distances comparable with the lengths of the source. All engines showed a pure tone in the region of 100 cps and freight engines a second tone at about 300 cps when pulling hard. Otherwise freight engines showed little change in level whatever the operating conditions. Noise from passenger engines showed marked changes in level since they operate with much more exaggerated changes in power than freight engines. Track noise depends on the rolling stock—freight cars and run?of?the?mill passenger cars have very similar noise spectra whereas the deluxe cars used on “prestige trains” have spectra lying 10 to 20 db lower in all frequency bands. All the cars have coil springs but the latter alone have hydraulic shock absorbers.

T. F. W. Embleton; G. J. Thiessen

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Dispensing Equipment Testing with Mid-Level Ethanol/Gasoline Test Fluid: Summary Report  

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Nonpetroleum-Based Fuel Task addresses the hurdles to commercialization of biomass-derived fuels and fuel blends. One such hurdle is the unknown compatibility of new fuels with current infrastructure, such as the equipment used at service stations to dispense fuel into automobiles. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Vehicle Technology Program and the Biomass Program have engaged in a joint project to evaluate the potential for blending ethanol into gasoline at levels higher than nominal 10 volume percent. This project was established to help DOE and NREL better understand any potentially adverse impacts caused by a lack of knowledge about the compatibility of the dispensing equipment with ethanol blends higher than what the equipment was designed to dispense. This report provides data about the impact of introducing a gasoline with a higher volumetric ethanol content into service station dispensing equipment from a safety and a performance perspective.

Boyce, K.; Chapin, J. T.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serum magnesium level and magnesium supplementation on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: systematic review.  

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??Objective: To assess the association between serum magnesium levels and risk of type 2 diabetes and to evaluate the effect of magnesium supplementation on diabetes… (more)

Sefealem, Assefa Belay

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Hanford low-level tank waste interim performance assessment  

SciTech Connect

The Hanford Low-Level Tank Waste Interim Performance Assessment examines the long-term environmental and human health effects associated with the disposal of the low-level fraction of the Hanford single- and double-shell tank waste in the Hanford Site 200 East Area. This report was prepared as a good management practice to provide needed information about the relationship between the disposal system design and its performance as early as possible in the project cycle. The calculations in this performance assessment show that the disposal of the low-level fraction can meet environmental and health performance objectives.

Mann, F.M.

1996-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford low-level tank waste interim performance assessment  

SciTech Connect

The Hanford Low-Level Tank Waste Interim Performance Assessment examines the long-term environmental and human health effects associated with the disposal of the low-level fraction of the Hanford single and double-shell tank waste in the Hanford Site 200 East Area. This report was prepared as a good management practice to provide needed information about the relationship between the disposal system design and performance early in the disposal system project cycle. The calculations in this performance assessment show that the disposal of the low-level fraction can meet environmental and health performance objectives.

Mann, F.M.

1997-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

307

The state-level approach: moving beyond integrated safeguards  

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The concept of a State-Level Approach (SLA) for international safeguards planning, implementation, and evaluation was contained in the Conceptual Framework for Integrated Safeguards (IS) agreed in 2002. This paper describes briefly the key elements of the SLA, including State-level factors and high-level safeguards objectives, and considers different cases in which application of the SLA methodology could address safeguards for 'suspect' States, 'good' States, and Nuclear Weapons States hosting fuel cycle centers. The continued use and further development of the SLA to customize safeguards for each State, including for States already under IS, is seen as central to effective and efficient safeguards for an expanding nuclear world.

Tape, James W [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Level structure of Fr215  

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The structure of Fr215 has been studied via the Pb208 (11B, 4n?)215Fr reaction at beam energies from 45 to 66 MeV. In-beam ?-ray spectroscopy techniques, including ?-ray excitation function, x-ray-? coincidence, ?-? coincidence, ?-ray angular distribution, and ?-ray linear polarization measurements were used to construct a level scheme up to a spin value J=(41/2) at an excitation energy of 3405 keV. Definite parity assignments were made up to the (39/2)- state. The structure of this nucleus is compared with that observed in the other N=128 isotopes and predictions of shell model calculations.

M. W. Drigert; J. A. Cizewski; M. S. Rosenthal

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Continental margin architecture : sea level and climate  

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J. , 2006. Rapid sea-level rise and Holocene climate in theJ. , 2006. Rapid sea-level rise and Holocene climate in theJ. , 2006. Rapid sea-level rise and Holocene climate in the

Hill, Jenna Catherine

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHARACTERIZING UNCERTAIN SEA LEVEL RISE PROJECTIONS TO  

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CHARACTERIZING UNCERTAIN SEA LEVEL RISE PROJECTIONS TO SUPPORT INVESTMENT DECISIONS Many institutions worldwide are considering how to include expectations about future sea level rise sea level rise in its investment plans? Such extreme events--for instance, increased storm frequency

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ARM - Lesson Plans: Estimating Local Sea Level  

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Lesson Plans Lesson Plans: Estimating Local Sea Level Objective The objective is to train students' skills in observing the local environment based upon the sea level...

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Comparison of measured Concorde supersonic transport aircraft noise levels to regulatory levels and health and welfare criteria  

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A considerable quantity of measured noise level data has been collected for approach and take?off operations of the Anglo?French Concorde Supersonic Transport (SST) aircraft. The largest body of SST noise data has been obtained by the FAA at Dulles International Airport in Virginia and is generally in the form of maximum A?weighted noise level and Effective Perceived Noise Level. However during test flight operations at various airports in the U. S. (in Alaska California Texas and other states) noise data in the form of various noise rating scales including maximum A?weighted and C?weighted level single event noise exposure level (SENEL) perceived noise level (PNL) effective perceived noise level (EPNL) and others have been obtained. There is a requirement to compare the corresponding values of the various noise rating scales to determine ff there are consistent relationships (differences) between them so the noise levels in terms of one rating scale can be predicted from noise levels in the form of another rating scale. This is particularly important since most of the SST data collected is in terms of PNL or EPNL and the proposal in Congressman Glen Anderson's bill (HR 8729) to standardize all noise data to the average day?night level (L dn) will require converting to the SENEL scale. Therefore the available SST data were evaluated and summarized to provide a comparison to the FAA FAR 36 noise limits and to establish conversion factors for transferring from one noise rating scale to another.

S. R. Lane

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Preliminary global assessment of terrestrial biodiversity consequences of sea level rise mediated by climate change  

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Considerable attention has focused on the climatic effects of global climate change on biodiversity, but few analyses and no broad assessments have evaluated the effects of sea level rise on biodiversity. Taking advantage of new maps of marine...

Menon, Shaily; Soberó n, Jorge; Li, Xingong; Peterson, A. Townsend

2010-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

314

Bond energy effects on strength, cooperativity and robustness of molecular structures  

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...systematic study of the effect of the energy of chemical bonds on the mechanical...insight into the interplay of bond energy, robustness and other geometric...in adverse environments where energy, material quality and quantity as well as time scales...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Aerodynamics at the Particle Level  

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This paper is intended to clarify some of the rather well-known aerodynamic phenomena. It is also intended to pique the interest of the layman as well as the professional. All aerodynamic forces on a surface are caused by collisions of fluid particles with the surface. While the standard approach to fluid dynamics, which is founded on the fluid approximation, is effective in providing a means of calculating various behavior and properties, it begs the question of causality. The determination of the causes of many of the most important aerodynamic effects requires a microscopic examination of the fluid and of the surface with which it interacts. The Kutta-Joukowski theorem is investigated from first physical principles. It is noted that the circulation does not arise as a physical phenomenon. Various aerodynamic devices are discussed, e.g. rocket engine exhaust diffuser and the perfume atomizer.

Charles A. Crummer

2012-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

316

Current and future effects of ozone and atmospheric nitrogen deposition on California’s mixed conifer forests  

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Mixed conifer forests in southern California are exposed to elevated levels of ozone (O3) and atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition. Growing season 12-h daily average O3 levels are 0.06–0.09 ppm, and N deposition rates are 5–45 kg N/ha per year. However, N deposition rates have high spatial variability due to the heterogeneous and open-patchy characteristics of these stands. Annual deposition fluxes are greatest to canopy-covered areas with high pollution exposure. The harmful effects of O3 on sensitive pines are well documented, and selected areas in the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains have reached N-saturation as demonstrated by high nitrate (NO3?) export in streams, and a suite of plant and edaphic indicators. The adverse effects of O3 culminate at the community level as a result of chronic effects on pine needle structure, retention, and physiology. Alterations in whole-tree biomass occur after several years due to higher carbon retention in the shoot for O3 detoxification, and lower carbon allocation to roots, as a result of O3 and N deposition. As a consequence, tree susceptibility to drought, windthrow, and root diseases could be exacerbated. Changes in forest community structure may occur due to the death of O3-sensitive pines and fire suppression, and pine replacement by faster-growing, O3-tolerant cedar and fir species. The negative impact of atmospheric N deposition occurs at the ecosystem-level as an alteration of biogeochemical nutrient cycling. For trees growing on N-deficient soils, increased supplies of N could moderate harmful O3 effects on growth for several decades. Over time, levels of soil N rise due to sustained inputs from the atmosphere, and the accelerated production and senescence of N-rich foliage by O3. The increase in soil N is expected to favor the proliferation of nitrophilous overstory and understory species relative to pines. At this stage, N-limitation of forest productivity would be partially alleviated, and N emissions from soil and NO3? leaching losses elevated as a result of high soil N availability. In the western San Bernardino Mountains and in low-elevation chaparral watersheds in the San Gabriel Mountains, NO3? levels in streams are as high or higher than in any other undisturbed montane watersheds in North America, and NO3? contamination of domestic water supplies is of near-term concern. The effects of chronic O3 exposure and N deposition are expected to become more prevalent in the southern Sierra Nevada as human populations and influences in adjacent areas increase in the coming years.

Brent K. Takemoto; Andrzej Bytnerowicz; Mark E. Fenn

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AVTA Voltec AC Level 1 and Level 2 Charging Systems Testing Results...  

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AVTA Voltec AC Level 1 and Level 2 Charging Systems Testing Results AVTA Voltec AC Level 1 and Level 2 Charging Systems Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced...

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Simulation levels of detail for plant motion  

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and determine the allowable error in the simulation of branch motion. This allows us to choose the appropriate simulation level of detail and we provide smooth transitions from level to level. Our level of detail approach affects only the simulation parameters...

Beaudoin, Jacob Michael

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Lecture course on Sea level variations  

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level rise from tide gauges "viewpoint of the solid Earth" "A tide staff" Rate is ~ 20 cm/century 7 Level rise between 1993 and 2010 by satellite ALTIMETRY Sea level is rising (by altimetry) "viewpoint of space" 1993-2010 8Friday, November 11, 2011 #12;Sea level will be rising (IPCC scenarios) Figure 11

Cerveny, Vlastislav

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Effects of elevated CO2 concentration on growth and water usage of tomato seedlings under different ammonium/nitrate ratios  

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Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration is generally expected to enhance photosynthesis and growth of agricultural C3 vegetable crops, and therefore results in an increase in crop yield. However, little is known about the combined effect of elevated CO2 and N species on plant growth and development. Two growth-chamber experiments were conducted to determine the effects of NH4+/NO3? ratio and elevated CO2 concentration on the physiological development and water use of tomato seedlings. Tomato was grown for 45 d in containers with nutrient solutions varying in NH4+/NO3? ratios and CO2 concentrations in growth chambers. Results showed that plant height, stem thickness, total dry weight, dry weight of the leaves, stems and roots, G value (total plant dry weight/seedling days), chlorophyll content, photosynthetic rate, leaf-level and whole plant-level water use efficiency and cumulative water consumption of tomato seedlings were increased with increasing proportion of NO3? in nutrient solutions in the elevated CO2 treatment. Plant biomass, plant height, stem thickness and photosynthetic rate were 67%, 22%, 24% and 55% higher at elevated CO2 concentration than at ambient CO2 concentration, depending on the values of NH4+/NO3? ratio. These results indicated that elevating CO2 concentration did not mitigate the adverse effects of 100% NH4+-N (in nutrient solution) on the tomato seedlings. At both CO2 levels, NH4+/NO3? ratios of nutrient solutions strongly influenced almost every measure of plant performance, and nitrate-fed plants attained a greater biomass production, as compared to ammonium-fed plants. These phenomena seem to be related to the coordinated regulation of photosynthetic rate and cumulative water consumption of tomato seedlings.

Juan LI; Jian-min ZHOU; Zeng-qiang DUAN

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXTENDING THE CONCEPTS OF RETURN PERIOD AND RETURN LEVEL TO A CHANGING CLIMATE  

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-Stationarity in Extremes (3) Risk Communication under Stationarity (4) Risk Communication under Climate Change (5;#12;(4) Risk Communication Under Climate Change · One Approach -- "Effective" return level Permit "return levelEXTENDING THE CONCEPTS OF RETURN PERIOD AND RETURN LEVEL TO A CHANGING CLIMATE Rick Katz Institute

Katz, Richard

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol  

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences the East Asian-Australasian flyway given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise. The non-Australasian (EAA) fly- way given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise and its effect on shorebird

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Energy spectrum of cosmic-ray muons at sea level  

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The integral energy spectrum of cosmic-ray muons at sea level in the energy range (200÷7500) GeV is deduced ... this, the effect of fluctuations in the energy losses of muons is taken into account. The deduced muon

S. Miyake; V. S. Narasimham; P. V. Ramana Murthy

1964-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

324

Energy Levels of Lu174  

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Thirty-two levels in Lu174 have been observed up to an excitation energy of 1628 keV utilizing 12-MeV deuterons and the reaction Lu175(d, t)Lu174. The ground-state Q value was determined to be -1400±15 keV. The spectrum has been interpreted in terms of the coupling of the [404?] Nilsson proton orbital with the neutron orbitals prominent in the (d, t) spectrum of Yb173. This interpretation has resulted in the determination of relative energies due to the residual neutron-proton interaction for seven different configurations. The observed singlet-triplet splitting energies for the [512?], [521?], and [521?] neutron orbitals coupled to the [404?] proton orbital were measured to be -110, +80, and -90 keV, respectively. Theoretical calculations of these energies made for a zero-range spin-dependent central potential gave values of -106, +71, and -77 keV, respectively. The remarkable agreement indicates that the spin-spin interaction can account for most, if not all, of the singlet-triplet splitting energy.

H. D. Jones and R. K. Sheline

1970-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigation Effect of an FGF-2 Peptide on Acute Gastrointestinal Syndrome After High-Dose Ionizing Radiation  

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Purpose: Acute gastrointestinal syndrome (AGS) resulting from ionizing radiation causes death within 7 days. Currently, no satisfactory agent exists for mitigation of AGS. A peptide derived from the receptor binding domain of fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF-P) was synthesized and its mitigation effect on AGS was examined. Methods and Materials: A subtotal body irradiation (sub-TBI) model was created to induce gastrointestinal (GI) death while avoiding bone marrow death. After 10.5 to 16 Gy sub-TBI, mice received an intramuscular injection of FGF-P (10 mg/kg/day) or saline (0.2 ml/day) for 5 days; survival (frequency and duration) was measured. Crypt cells and their proliferation were assessed by hematoxylin, eosin, and BrdU staining. In addition, GI hemoccult score, stool formation, and plasma levels of endotoxin, insulin, amylase, interleukin (IL)-6, keratinocyte-derived chemokine (KC) monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha were evaluated. Results: Treatment with FGF-P rescued a significant fraction of four strains of mice (33-50%) exposed to a lethal dose of sub-TBI. Use of FGF-P improved crypt survival and repopulation and partially preserved or restored GI function. Furthermore, whereas sub-TBI increased plasma endotoxin levels and several pro-inflammation cytokines (IL-6, KC, MCP-1, and TNF-alpha), FGF-P reduced these adverse responses. Conclusions: The study data support pursuing FGF-P as a mitigator for AGS.

Zhang Lurong [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Sun Weimin; Wang Jianjun [Second Military Medical College, Shanghai (China); Zhang Mei; Yang Shanmin [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Tian Yeping [Second Military Medical College, Shanghai (China); Vidyasagar, Sadasivan [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Pena, Louis A. [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Medical Department, Upton, NY (United States); Zhang Kunzhong [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Cao Yongbing [Second Military Medical College, Shanghai (China); Yin Liangjie [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Wang Wei [Department of Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Quanzhou, Fujian (China); Zhang Lei [Department of Laboratory Medicine, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan (China); Schaefer, Katherine L.; Saubermann, Lawrence J. [Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Swarts, Steven G.; Fenton, Bruce M.; Keng, Peter C. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States); Okunieff, Paul, E-mail: Paul_Okunieff@URMC.Rochester.ed [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (United States)

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing High Level Waste Disposal  

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If society is ever to reap the potential benefits of nuclear energy, technologists must close the fuel-cycle completely. A closed cycle equates to a continued supply of fuel and safe reactors, but also reliable and comprehensive closure of waste issues. High level waste (HLW) disposal in borosilicate glass (BSG) is based on 1970s era evaluations. This host matrix is very adaptable to sequestering a wide variety of radionuclides found in raffinates from spent fuel reprocessing. However, it is now known that the current system is far from optimal for disposal of the diverse HLW streams, and proven alternatives are available to reduce costs by billions of dollars. The basis for HLW disposal should be reassessed to consider extensive waste form and process technology research and development efforts, which have been conducted by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE), international agencies and the private sector. Matching the waste form to the waste chemistry and using currently available technology could increase the waste content in waste forms to 50% or more and double processing rates. Optimization of the HLW disposal system would accelerate HLW disposition and increase repository capacity. This does not necessarily require developing new waste forms, the emphasis should be on qualifying existing matrices to demonstrate protection equal to or better than the baseline glass performance. Also, this proposed effort does not necessarily require developing new technology concepts. The emphasis is on demonstrating existing technology that is clearly better (reliability, productivity, cost) than current technology, and justifying its use in future facilities or retrofitted facilities. Higher waste processing and disposal efficiency can be realized by performing the engineering analyses and trade-studies necessary to select the most efficient methods for processing the full spectrum of wastes across the nuclear complex. This paper will describe technologies being evaluated at Idaho National Laboratory and the facilities we’ve designed to evaluate options and support optimization.

Dirk Gombert

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - CERTIFICATION LEVEL REQUIREMENTS.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CERTIFICATION LEVEL CERTIFICATION LEVEL The CEG is intended to provide program secretarial officers and field element managers (including operations offices, site offices, area offices, project offices, and service centers) with the requirements and guidelines for evaluating PMCDP candidate competencies and requests for equivalencies at all four certification levels and continuing education. Persons planning to be certified under the PMCDP may attain certification levels with the following total project cost (TPC) limits: * Certification Level 4: TPC exceeding $400 million (M) * Certification Level 3: TPC greater than $100M and equal to or less than $400M * Certification Level 2: TPC greater than $20M and equal to or less than $100M * Certification Level 1: TPC greater than $5M and equal to or less than $20M

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High Level Waste System Plan Revision 9  

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Revision 9 of the High Level Waste System Plan documents the current operating strategy of the HLW System at SRS to receive, store, treat, and dispose of high-level waste.

Davis, N.R.; Wells, M.N.; Choi, A.S.; Paul, P.; Wise, F.E.

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

A=4-20 Level Diagrams (EPS)  

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EPS format The Image Map below will direct you to the most recent, updated Energy Level Diagram for that particular nuclide. To view previous Energy Level Diagrams from past...

330

ARM - Sea Level and Climate Change  

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if severe storms such as hurricanes and typhoons become more frequent. Statistics on Sea Level Rise According to many studies, the global mean sea level may have risen by one or...

331

State Level Analysis of Industrial Energy Use  

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Most analyses of industrial energy use have been conducted at the national level, in part because of the difficulties in dealing with state level data. Unfortunately, this provides a distorted view of the industrial sector for state and regional...

Elliott, R. N.; Shipley, A. M.; Brown, E.

332

Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud  

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Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud by HO, Hon Pong A Thesis Submitted;Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud by HO, Hon Pong This is to certify that I have implementations on unstructured point cloud 15 3.1 Level set initialization

Duncan, James S.

333

Updating Maryland's Sea-level Rise  

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Updating Maryland's Sea-level Rise Projections Scientific and Technical Working Group Maryland Climate Change Commission June 26, 2013 #12;Sea-level Rise Expert Group Donald F. Boesch* , University-author of the National Assessment Scenarios report Author of paper(s) on recent sea-level rise ~ Author contributing

Ezer,Tal

334

Sea Level CD-ROMs Introduction  

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Sea Level CD-ROMs Introduction The Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Sea Level Center Service for Mean Sea Level. This CD-ROM contains the holdings of the WDC as of July 1994, which consists with the greatest concentration between 5 and 30 years, although a few sites have over 70 years. CD-ROM Contents

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Torsional ultrasonic technique for reactor vessel liquid level measurement  

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We have undertaken a detailed study of an ultrasonic waveguide employed as a level, density, and temperature sensor. The purpose of this study was to show how such a device might be used in the nuclear power industry to provide reliable level information with a multifunction sensor, thus overcomming several of the errors that led to the accident at Three Mile Island. Some additional work is needed to answer the questions raised by the current study, most noticably the damping effects of flowing water.

Dress, W.B.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Global Warming and Caspian Sea Level Fluctuations  

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Coastal regions have a high social, economical and environmental importance. Due to this importance the sea level fluctuations can have many bad consequences. In this research the correlation between the increasing trend of temperature in coastal stations due to Global Warming and the Caspian Sea level has been established. The Caspian Sea level data has been received from the Jason-1 satellite. It was resulted that the monthly correlation between the temperature and sea level is high and also positive and almost the same for all the stations. But the yearly correlation was negative. It means that the sea level has decreased by the increase in temperature.

Ardakanian, Reza

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wastewater effects on montmorillonite suspensions and hydraulic properties of sandy soils  

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Recycled wastewater effluent is an important source of irrigation water in arid and semiarid regions. In these regions, however, irrigation water quality is one of the main factors limiting plant growth. Wastewater effluents generally contain high concentrations of suspended and dissolved solids, both organic and inorganic. Inorganic dissolved solids are only minimally removed from the effluent during conventional sewage treatment. As a result, most of the salts added during domestic and industrial usage remain in the irrigation water and may eventually reach the soil. A number of researchers have reported reduced hydraulic conductivity for soils to which treated wastewater has been applied. In this research, the influence of dissolved organic matter (DOM) contained in reclaimed wastewater effluents on the flocculation of montmorillonite and on the hydraulic properties of soils was studied. Flocculation values (FVs) for Na-montmorillonite increased with increasing concentrations of DOM at all pH levels analyzed. Maximum FV levels were exhibited for Na-montmorillonite at the highest DOM concentrations. The effect of DOM on FV can be explained by the mechanisms of edge-charge reversal and mutual flocculation. The hydraulic conductivity (HC) of a sandy soil was determined in the laboratory by leaching columns with an electrolyte solution chemically similar to that of the wastewater effluent (but without DOM). In columns treated with wastewater effluent, the HC exhibited a sharp decrease to only 20% of its initial value. The adverse effect of DOM on HC was evident for this soil despite a relatively low exchangeable sodium percentage (ESP). The reduction in HC is likely to be the result of decreases soil pore-size, which reflects two processes: (1) retention of part of the DOM during water percolation; and (2) a change in pore-size distribution due to swelling and dispersion of clay particles. The latter may result from a higher percentage of adsorbed sodium combined with the presence of humic substances from the wastewater effluent.

Tarchitzky, J.; Golobati, Y.; Keren, R.; Chen, Y.

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Adapting to Rising Sea Level: A Florida Perspective  

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Global climate change and concomitant rising sea level will have a profound impact on Florida’s coastal and marine systems. Sea?level rise will increase erosion of beaches cause saltwater intrusion into water supplies inundate coastal marshes and other important habitats and make coastal property more vulnerable to erosion and flooding. Yet most coastal areas are currently managed under the premise that sea?level rise is not significant and the shorelines are static or can be fixed in place by engineering structures. The new reality of sea?level rise and extreme weather due to climate change requires a new style of planning and management to protect resources and reduce risk to humans. Scientists must: (1) assess existing coastal vulnerability to address short term management issues and (2) model future landscape change and develop sustainable plans to address long term planning and management issues. Furthermore this information must be effectively transferred to planners managers and elected officials to ensure their decisions are based upon the best available information. While there is still some uncertainty regarding the details of rising sea level and climate change development decisions are being made today which commit public and private investment in real estate and associated infrastructure. With a design life of 30 yrs to 75 yrs or more many of these investments are on a collision course with rising sea level and the resulting impacts will be significant. In the near term the utilization of engineering structures may be required but these are not sustainable and must ultimately yield to “managed withdrawal” programs if higher sea?level elevations or rates of rise are forthcoming. As an initial step towards successful adaptation coastal management and planning documents (i.e. comprehensive plans) must be revised to include reference to climate change and rising sea?level.

Randall W. Parkinson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEFENSE HIGH LEVEL WASTE GLASS DEGRADATION  

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The purpose of this Analysis/Model Report (AMR) is to document the analyses that were done to develop models for radionuclide release from high-level waste (HLW) glass dissolution that can be integrated into performance assessment (PA) calculations conducted to support site recommendation and license application for the Yucca Mountain site. This report was developed in accordance with the ''Technical Work Plan for Waste Form Degradation Process Model Report for SR'' (CRWMS M&O 2000a). It specifically addresses the item, ''Defense High Level Waste Glass Degradation'', of the product technical work plan. The AP-3.15Q Attachment 1 screening criteria determines the importance for its intended use of the HLW glass model derived herein to be in the category ''Other Factors for the Postclosure Safety Case-Waste Form Performance'', and thus indicates that this factor does not contribute significantly to the postclosure safety strategy. Because the release of radionuclides from the glass will depend on the prior dissolution of the glass, the dissolution rate of the glass imposes an upper bound on the radionuclide release rate. The approach taken to provide a bound for the radionuclide release is to develop models that can be used to calculate the dissolution rate of waste glass when contacted by water in the disposal site. The release rate of a particular radionuclide can then be calculated by multiplying the glass dissolution rate by the mass fraction of that radionuclide in the glass and by the surface area of glass contacted by water. The scope includes consideration of the three modes by which water may contact waste glass in the disposal system: contact by humid air, dripping water, and immersion. The models for glass dissolution under these contact modes are all based on the rate expression for aqueous dissolution of borosilicate glasses. The mechanism and rate expression for aqueous dissolution are adequately understood; the analyses in this AMR were conducted to provide models and parameter values that can be used to calculate the dissolution rates for the different modes of water contact. The analyses were conducted to identify key aspects of the mechanistic model for glass dissolution to be included in the abstracted models used for PA calculations, evaluate how the models can be used to calculate bounding values of the glass dissolution rates under anticipated water contact modes in the disposal. system, and determine model parameter values for the range of potential waste glass compositions and anticipated environmental conditions. The analysis of a bounding rate also considered the effects of the buildup of glass corrosion products in the solution contacting the glass and potential effects of alteration phase formation. Note that application of the models and model parameter values is constrained to the anticipated range of HLW glass compositions and environmental conditions. The effects of processes inherent to exposure to humid air and dripping water were not modeled explicitly. Instead, the impacts of these processes on the degradation rate were taken into account by using empirically measured parameter values. These include the rates at which water sorbs onto the glass, drips onto the glass, and drips off of the glass. The dissolution rates of glasses that were exposed to humid air and dripping water measured in laboratory tests are used to estimate model parameter values for contact by humid air and dripping water in the disposal system.

W. Ebert

2001-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Subcommittee  

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Level Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Subcommittee John E. Marra, Ph.D. Associate Laboratory Director November 6, 2008 Richland, WA DOE-EM HLW Corporate Board Meeting Background - Performance Assessment Process Performance assessments are the fundamental risk assessment tool used by the DOE to evaluate and communicate the effectiveness and long-term impact of waste management and cleanup decisions. This includes demonstrations of compliance, NEPA analyses, and decisions about technologies and 2 analyses, and decisions about technologies and waste forms. Background - Process Perception EM-2 'Precepts' for Improved High-Level Waste Management (HLW Corporate Board Meeting - April 2008) Improved Performance Assessments (PA) The PA process is not consistently applied amongst the 3 The PA process is not consistently applied amongst the major HLW sites PA

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Counting Rises, Levels and Drops in Compositions 1 Counting Rises, Levels and  

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Counting Rises, Levels and Drops in Compositions 1 Counting Rises, Levels and Drops in Compositions Mansour Department of Mathematics, Haifa University, Israel #12;Counting Rises, Levels and Drops;Counting Rises, Levels and Drops in Compositions 3 Definitions · A composition = 12 . . . m of n N

Heubach, Silvia

342

Proposed Changes to Emergency Action Levels  

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Reference (a) provided proposed changes to Vermont Yankee's (VY's) Emergency Action Levels (EALs). This letter provides additional information requested by USNRC staff during a telecon held on

Vermont Yankee; Gautam Sen; Richard J. Conte; Emergency Preparedness; Safeguards Branch; Division Of Reactor

343

Sandia National Laboratories: high PV deployment level  

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deployment level ECIS-Princeton Power Systems, Inc.: Demand Response Inverter On March 19, 2013, in DETL, Distribution Grid Integration, Energy, Energy Surety, Facilities, Grid...

344

Energy Level Diagrams A=4-20  

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Graphic Interchange Format (GIF) Portable Document Format (PDF) Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) To view all of the Energy Level Diagrams available for each mass chain, including the...

345

The Misunderstanding of Multi-level Marketing.  

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??The structure of multi-level marketing has been mistaken for a pyramid scheme with the introduction of companies, such as Amway, Avon and Mary Kay Cosmetics.… (more)

Reavis, Adrienne D

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Towards Sustainable Future by Transition to the Next Level Civilisation  

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Universal and rigorously derived concept of dynamic complexit (physics/9806002) shows that any system of interacting components, including society and civilisation, exists only as a process of highly inhomogeneous, qualitative development of its complexity. Modern state of civilisation corresponds to the end of unfolding of a big enough level of complexity. Such exhausted, totally "replete" structure cannot be sustainable in principle and shows instead increased instability, realising its inevitable replacement by a new kind of structure with either low or much higher level of complexity (degrading or progressive development branch, respectively). Unrestricted sustainability can emerge only after transition to the next, superior level of civilisation complexity, which implies qualitative and unified changes in all aspects of life, including knowledge, production, social organisation, and infrastructure. These changes are specified by the rigorous analysis of underlying interaction processes. The unitary, effectively one-dimensional and rigidly fixed kind of thinking, knowledge, and social structure at the current level of complexity will be replaced by "dynamically multivalued", intrinsically creative kind of structure at the forthcoming superior level of development. We propose mathematically rigorous description of unreduced civilisation complexity development, including universal criterion of progress. One obtains thus a working basis for the causally complete, objectively exact and reliable development science and futurology.

Andrei P. Kirilyuk

2005-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

347

Significance of steam separator models for BWR water level transients  

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The loss-of-power accident (LOPA) test is required in the series of startup tests for a new plant. In this test, the reactor water level goes down further than in other tests, but it stays a sufficient margin above the lower limit level. However, there is a tendency for simulation results to give an overly conservative water level response compared with test data. Such a situation requires greater standby pump capacity in the feedwater system. After reviewing several possible model improvements, it was noted that the performance of the steam separator has a significant effect on the reactor water level calculation for this event. To develop an improved model, the inverse problem approach (IPA) was applied. The IPA consists of three main procedures: (a) state estimation from the sensed signal, (b) forced simulation to replace the method variable with the estimated state, and (c) introducing hypothetical parameters and tracing them so that the difference between calculated and measured reactor water levels is minimized during the simulation. The simulation results are summarized.

Akiyama, T.; Shida, T.; Shibuya, A.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

The ATLAS level-1 trigger timing setup  

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The ATLAS detector at CERN's LHC will be exposed to proton-proton collisions at a bunch-crossing rate of 40 MHz. In order to reduce the data rate, a three-level trigger system selects potentially interesting physics processes. The first trigger level ...

P. Borrego Amaral; N. Ellis; P. Farthouat; P. Gallno; J. Haller; A. Krasznahorkay; T. Maeno; T. Pauly; H. Pessoa Lima, Jr.; I. Resurreccion Arcas; G. Schuler; J. M. De Seixas; R. Spiwoks; R. Torga Teixeira; T. Wengler

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Predicting Future Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels  

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...Predicting future atmospheric carbon dioxide levels...1978012175 air atmosphere biosphere carbon...Predicting future atmospheric carbon dioxide levels...re-quired 5-Mhz bandwidth, which...synchronization rate of 16 khz and the picture...the interstellar plasma. For UHF frequencies...

U. Siegenthaler; H. Oeschger

1978-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

350

Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol  

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Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol Tuomas W. Sandholm and Victor R. Lesser 7, 1995 #12; Advantages of a Leveled Commitment Contracting Protocol Tuomas W. Sandholm and Victor R, contracts have traditionally been binding. Such contracts do not al­ low agents to efficiently accommodate

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

351

Seminar -4. letnik Landau Levels in Graphene  

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Seminar - 4. letnik Landau Levels in Graphene Author: Zala Lenarcic Mentor: prof. Anton Ramsak Ljubljana, December 2010 Abstract In this seminar I present graphene, a new material with promising to graphene's unusual energy dispersion. I will derive Landau levels for standard electrons, for electrons

Ramsak, Anton

352

2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

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2018 Levelized Costs AEO 2013 1 2018 Levelized Costs AEO 2013 1 January 2013 Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 This paper presents average levelized costs for generating technologies that are brought on line in 2018 1 as represented in the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) for the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 (AEO2013) Early Release Reference case. 2 Both national values and the minimum and maximum values across the 22 U.S. regions of the NEMS electricity market module are presented. Levelized cost is often cited as a convenient summary measure of the overall competiveness of different generating technologies. It represents the per-kilowatthour cost (in real dollars) of building and operating a generating plant over an assumed financial life and duty cycle. Key

353

Influence of climatic and geographical conditions on the level of energy consumption  

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It is shown that the consumption of electricity in modern postindustrial society is ... effective territory. According to this conception, the world market will be saturated by electric energy at the level of 60 ...

V. V. Klimenko

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Strategies for Mitigating the Reduction in Economic Value of Variable Generation with Increasing Penetration Levels  

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In this report, we evaluate individual options that have the potential to stem the decline in the marginal value of variable generation (VG) with increasing penetration levels. We focus only on the effectiveness of mitigation measures for wind and PV.

Mills, Andrew; Wiser, Ryan

2014-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

355

E-Print Network 3.0 - aromatase enzyme levels Sample Search Results  

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enzyme levels Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Aromatase mRNA in the Brain of Adult Green Anole Lizards: Effects of Summary: is unlikely (12, 13). Males...

356

The efficacy of peer review in a university-level ESL writing class.  

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??Currently, there is a great debate concerning whether peer review is an effective activity in the university-level English-as-a-Second-Language writing classroom. Peer review offers the unique… (more)

Brathwaite, Sara Strickland

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction improves the metabolic energy cost of level walking at customary speeds  

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The metabolic energy cost of walking is altered by pathological changes ... anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiency alters the energy requirement for level walking through its effect ... study, it is hypothes...

Mehmet Colak; Irfan Ayan; Ugur Dal…

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

The Relationship Between Leadership Level and Preference for Administrative Interview Questions  

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether administrators at differing levels (elementary, secondary and central office) had a preference for interview questions and composite scales designed to identify effective ...

Tulipana, Teresa Marie

2010-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

359

A System-level Scheme for Resistance Drift Tolerance of a Multilevel Phase Change Memory  

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of a phase change material such as GTS tends to drift over time. The change in resistance severely degradesA System-level Scheme for Resistance Drift Tolerance of a Multilevel Phase Change Memory Pilin presents a system-level scheme to alleviate the effect of resistance drift in a multilevel phase change

Han, Jie

360

The Theory of Three-level Photon Echo Using of Rotating Wave Approximation  

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The three level photon echo has been described in different works by using rotating wave approximation but none of them did not get results which show the effects of field's frequencies on frequency of ground level of system. In this work, we studied a Lambda type system theoretically and numerically. By considering the Doppler effect in environment, we get different equation for polarization of echo signal and its intensity.

Tara Ahmadi; Sergei. A Pulkin; Vladimir. A Sheftsov

2014-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:DIA/Level | Open Energy Information  

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Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:DIA/Level Jump to: navigation, search Property Name DIA/Level Property Type String Description Development Impacts Assessment Toolkit property to help filter pages Used in Form/Template Tool Allows Values Global;National;Sectoral;Regional;Local;Project;Policy Pages using the property "DIA/Level" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles Pilot Program Emissions Benefit Tool + Project + Applied Dynamic Analysis of the Global Economy (ADAGE) Model + National +, Regional +, Local +, ... Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) + Regional + Assessing Green Jobs Potential in Developing Countries: A Practitioner's Guide + National +

362

The ATLAS level 2 trigger supervisor.  

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This paper presents an overview of the hardware and software proposed for the ATLAS level 2 Trigger ROI Builder/Supervisor. The essential requirements of this system are that it operate at the design Level 1 Trigger rate of 100kHz and that it support the technical requirements of the architectures suggested for the ATLAS Level 2 Trigger. Commercial equipment and software support are used to the maximum extent possible, with support from dedicated hardware. Timing requirements and latencies are discussed and simulation results are presented.

Abolins, M.; Blair, R. E.; Dawson, J. W.; Owen, D.; Pope, B. G.; Schlereth, J. L.; Weber dos Santos, R.

1997-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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System-level modeling for geological storage of CO2  

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One way to reduce the effects of anthropogenic greenhousegases on climate is to inject carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrialsources into deep geological formations such as brine formations ordepleted oil or gas reservoirs. Research has and is being conducted toimprove understanding of factors affecting particular aspects ofgeological CO2 storage, such as performance, capacity, and health, safetyand environmental (HSE) issues, as well as to lower the cost of CO2capture and related processes. However, there has been less emphasis todate on system-level analyses of geological CO2 storage that considergeological, economic, and environmental issues by linking detailedrepresentations of engineering components and associated economic models.The objective of this study is to develop a system-level model forgeological CO2 storage, including CO2 capture and separation,compression, pipeline transportation to the storage site, and CO2injection. Within our system model we are incorporating detailedreservoir simulations of CO2 injection and potential leakage withassociated HSE effects. The platform of the system-level modelingisGoldSim [GoldSim, 2006]. The application of the system model is focusedon evaluating the feasibility of carbon sequestration with enhanced gasrecovery (CSEGR) in the Rio Vista region of California. The reservoirsimulations are performed using a special module of the TOUGH2 simulator,EOS7C, for multicomponent gas mixtures of methane and CO2 or methane andnitrogen. Using this approach, the economic benefits of enhanced gasrecovery can be directly weighed against the costs, risks, and benefitsof CO2 injection.

Zhang, Yingqi; Oldenburg, Curtis M.; Finsterle, Stefan; Bodvarsson, Gudmundur S.

2006-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

364

Dispensing Equipment Testing With Mid-Level Ethanol/Gasoline Test Fluid  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Nonpetroleum-Based Fuel Task addresses the hurdles to commercialization of biomass-derived fuels and fuel blends. One such hurdle is the unknown compatibility of new fuels with current infrastructure, such as the equipment used at service stations to dispense fuel into automobiles. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Vehicle Technology Program and the Biomass Program have engaged in a joint project to evaluate the potential for blending ethanol into gasoline at levels higher than nominal 10 volume percent. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering a waiver application for 15% by volume ethanol blended into gasoline (E15). Should the waiver be granted, service stations may be able to use their current equipment to dispense the new fuel. This project was established to help DOE and NREL better understand any potentially adverse impacts caused by a lack of knowledge about the compatibility of the dispensing equipment with ethanol blends higher than what the equipment was designed to dispense. This report provides data about the impact of introducing a gasoline with a higher volumetric ethanol content into service station dispensing equipment from a safety and a performance perspective.

365

Low-level radioactive waste disposal facility closure  

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Part I of this report describes and evaluates potential impacts associated with changes in environmental conditions on a low-level radioactive waste disposal site over a long period of time. Ecological processes are discussed and baselines are established consistent with their potential for causing a significant impact to low-level radioactive waste facility. A variety of factors that might disrupt or act on long-term predictions are evaluated including biological, chemical, and physical phenomena of both natural and anthropogenic origin. These factors are then applied to six existing, yet very different, low-level radioactive waste sites. A summary and recommendations for future site characterization and monitoring activities is given for application to potential and existing sites. Part II of this report contains guidance on the design and implementation of a performance monitoring program for low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities. A monitoring programs is described that will assess whether engineered barriers surrounding the waste are effectively isolating the waste and will continue to isolate the waste by remaining structurally stable. Monitoring techniques and instruments are discussed relative to their ability to measure (a) parameters directly related to water movement though engineered barriers, (b) parameters directly related to the structural stability of engineered barriers, and (c) parameters that characterize external or internal conditions that may cause physical changes leading to enhanced water movement or compromises in stability. Data interpretation leading to decisions concerning facility closure is discussed. 120 refs., 12 figs., 17 tabs.

White, G.J.; Ferns, T.W.; Otis, M.D.; Marts, S.T.; DeHaan, M.S.; Schwaller, R.G.; White, G.J. (EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (USA))

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Comment on Energy Level Statistics in the Mixed Regime  

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We comment on the recent paper by Abul-Magd (J.Phys.A: Math.Gen. 29 (1996) 1) concerning the energy level statistics in the mixed regime, i.e. such having the mixed classical dynamics where regular and chaotic regions coexist in the phase space. We point out that his basic assumption on the additive property of the level-repulsion function $r(S)$ (conditional probability density) in the sense of dividing it linearly into the regular and chaotic part in proportion to the classical fractional phase space volumes $\\rho_1$ and $\\rho_2=q$ is not justified, since among other things, it relies on the type of Berry's ergodic assumption, which however is right only in a homogeneous ensemble of ergodic systems, but not in the neighbourhood of an integrable system. Thus his resulting distribution cannot be regarded as a theoretically well founded object. We point out that the semiclassical limiting energy level spacing distribution must be of Berry-Robnik (1984) type, and explain what transitional behaviour of the Brody-type (with fractional power-law energy level repulsion) we observe in the near semiclassical regime where effective $\\hbar$ is not yet small enough. Thus we refer to the derivation, arguments and conclusions in our paper (Prosen and Robnik, J.Phys.A: Math.Gen. 26 (1994) 8059), and explain again the behaviour in this double transition region.

Marko Robnik; Tomaz Prosen

1997-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

367

Low-level waste forum meeting reports  

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This paper provides highlights from the 1992 winter meeting of the Low Level Radioactive Wastes Forum. Topics of discussion included: legal information; state and compact reports; freedom of information requests; and storage.

Sternwheeler, W.D.E.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

368

Low-level waste forum meeting reports  

SciTech Connect

This report provides highlights from the 1992 fall meeting of the Low LEvel Radioactive Waste Forum. Topics included: disposal options after 1992; interregional agreements; management alternatives; policy; and storage.

NONE

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

369

Higher levels of the transmon qubit  

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This thesis discusses recent experimental work in measuring the properties of higher levels in transmon qubit systems. The first part includes a thorough overview of transmon devices, explaining the principles of the device ...

Bader, Samuel James

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Energy-level calculation through perturbation theory  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A method for analytical calculation of energy levels using perturbation theory is developed. Convergence of the perturbation theory directly follows from the method itself. An example of this method is given for the anharmonic oscillator.

Biswanath Rath

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

ARM - Sea Surface and Sea Level  

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at a site over long period of time, typically decades. It is non-periodic tendency of sea level to rise, fall, or remain stationary with time. Typically a trend, technically,...

372

Taking It to the Next Level  

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Mastering your 3D printing hobby can be a very rewarding achievement, ... take things to the next level. The 3D printing community has evolved around several principles. Most...

Charles Bell

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Exploiting level sensitive latches in wire pipelining  

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The present research presents procedures for exploitation of level sensitive latches in wire pipelining. The user gives a Steiner tree, having a signal source and set of destination or sinks, and the location in rectangular plane, capacitive load...

Seth, Vikram

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

374

Energy Demand Analysis at a Disaggregated Level  

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The purpose of this chapter is to consider energy demand at the fuel level or at the ... . This chapter first presents the disaggregation of energy demand, discusses the information issues and introduces framewor...

Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Inhalation and Ingestion Intakes with Associated Dose Estimates for Level II and Level III Personnel Using Capstone Study Data  

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Depleted uranium (DU) intake rates and subsequent dose rates were estimated for personnel entering armored combat vehicles perforated with DU penetrators (level II and level III personnel) using data generated during the Capstone Depleted Uranium (DU) Aerosol Study. Inhalation intake rates and associated dose rates were estimated from cascade impactors worn by sample recovery personnel and from cascade impactors that served as area monitors. Ingestion intake rates and associated dose rates were estimated from cotton gloves worn by sample recovery personnel and from wipe test samples from the interior of vehicles perforated with large caliber DU munitions. The mean DU inhalation intake rate for level II personnel ranged from 0.447 mg h-1 based on breathing zone monitor data (in and around a perforated vehicle) to 14.5 mg h-1 based on area monitor data (in a perforated vehicle). The mean DU ingestion intake rate for level II ranged from 4.8 mg h-1 to 38.9 mg h-1 based on the wipe test data including surface to glove transfer factors derived from the Capstone data. Based on glove contamination data, the mean DU ingestion intake rates for level II and level III personnel were 10.6 mg h-1 was and 1.78 mg h-1, respectively. Effective dose rates and peak kidney uranium concentration rates were calculated based on the intake rates. The peak kidney uranium concentration rate cannot be multiplied by the total exposure duration when multiple intakes occur because uranium will clear from the kidney between the exposures.

Szrom, Fran; Falo, Gerald A.; Lodde, Gordon M.; Parkhurst, MaryAnn; Daxon, Eric G.

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Translation of Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third-level) Education  

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in Computer Science courses or in courses relevant for Computer Science, covering at least 60 higher education of the Department of Information Technology. Admissions to places in third level programs take place normallyTranslation of Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third-level) Education Computer Science

Flener, Pierre

377

Low-level waste forum meeting reports  

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This paper provides highlights from the spring meeting of the Low Level Radioactive Waste Forum. Topics of discussion included: state and compact reports; New York`s challenge to the constitutionality of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Amendments Act of 1985; DOE technical assistance for 1993; interregional import/export agreements; Department of Transportation requirements; superfund liability; nonfuel bearing components; NRC residual radioactivity criteria.

NONE

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

378

Response of rice to soil phosphorus levels  

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RESPORSE OF RICE TO SOIL PHOSPHORUS LEVELS MOHJQRiD JL ~ QUDDUS Submitted te the Graduate Sohool of the kgrloultural and Mechanical College of Texas im partial fulfillment of the requirements for the legree of IGLSTER OF SCIENCE Luguet~ 1962... Eager Sub)cot& Agronomy RESPONSE OF RICE TO SOIL PHOSPHORUS LEVELS A Thesis KIHAMNAD Ae QUDDUS Approwed as to style and content by& Chairman of Committee Cpt r Head of Department August, 1962 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author wishes to express his...

Quddus, Mohammad Abdul

1962-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Action and Inaction Levels in Pest Management.  

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~AMPHIB THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE REMOVED FROl\\11 ,THE LIBRARY Action & Inaction Levels in Pest Management THE TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION I Nevil le P. Clarke I The Texas A&M University System I ColleQe Station, Texas B-1480 July... 1984 Action and Inaction Levels in Pest Management Winfield Sterling Department of Entomology Texas A&M University and The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station College Station, Texas 77843 Contents Introduction...

Sterling, Winfield

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Simulating plant motion with levels of detail  

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SIMULATING PLANT MOTION WITH LEVELS OF DETAIL A Senior Honors Thesis by REBECCA LYNN FLANNERY Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs k. Academic Scholarships Texas AkM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... of the UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS April 2003 Group: Engineering & Physics I SIMULATING PLANT MOTION WITH LEVELS OF DETAIL A Senior Honors Thesis by REBECCA LYNN FLANNERY Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs & Academic Scholarships...

Flannery, Rebecca Lynn

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Waste Segregation Based on Derived Clearance Levels  

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This paper describes the methodology and results of a radiological modeling in support of an application to release very low level radiologically contaminated waste from regulatory control and allow its haulage and disposal in a hazardous waste landfill. The Canadian regulatory body responsible for licensing operations involving nuclear materials (the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), has not yet formally defined clearance levels for free release of low level radiologically contaminated waste. The IAEA clearance levels have been derived for certain situations and receptor characteristics, which might be too conservative for an actual case. A site-specific pathways analysis was therefore completed to define conditional clearance levels using the concept of de minimis dose limit. Derived Conditional Clearance Levels were calculated for each radionuclide based on the maximally exposed hypothetical individuals to determine whether each waste stream can be 'cleared' from regulatory controls. The results showed that haulage of the waste from the station to the haulage/processing facility and transportation of waste or sludge from the haulage/processing facility to the disposal facility, handling of the waste or sludge at the haulage/processing facility, and incineration and/or disposal of waste or sludge at the disposal facility would not expose the workers to doses above 0.1 {mu}Sv/yr., which is less than the de minimis dose limit of 10 {mu}Sv/yr. (authors)

Garisto, N.C.; Parhizgari, Z. [SENES Consultants Limited, Richmond Hill, ON (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Features, Events, and Processes: system Level  

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The purpose of this analysis report is to evaluate and document the inclusion or exclusion of the system-level features, events, and processes (FEPs) with respect to modeling used to support the total system performance assessment for the license application (TSPA-LA). A screening decision, either Included or Excluded, is given for each FEP along with the technical basis for screening decisions. This information is required by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at 10 CFR 63.113 (d, e, and f) (DIRS 156605). The system-level FEPs addressed in this report typically are overarching in nature, rather than being focused on a particular process or subsystem. As a result, they are best dealt with at the system level rather than addressed within supporting process-level or subsystem-level analyses and models reports. The system-level FEPs also tend to be directly addressed by regulations, guidance documents, or assumptions listed in the regulations; or are addressed in background information used in development of the regulations. For included FEPs, this analysis summarizes the implementation of the FEP in the TSPA-LA (i.e., how the FEP is included). For excluded FEPs, this analysis provides the technical basis for exclusion from the TSPA-LA (i.e., why the FEP is excluded). The initial version of this report (Revision 00) was developed to support the total system performance assessment for site recommendation (TSPA-SR). This revision addresses the license application (LA) FEP List (DIRS 170760).

D. McGregor

2004-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

383

Measurement of Enthalpies of Vaporization of Isooctane and Ethanol Blends and Their Effects on PM Emissions from a GDI Engine  

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Measurement of Enthalpies of Vaporization of Isooctane and Ethanol Blends and Their Effects on PM Emissions from a GDI Engine ... The enthalpy of vaporization is very important for the performance of spark ignition engines, especially those that use gasoline direct injection (GDI). ... However, measurements reported here show that the increased enthalpy of vaporization has an adverse effect on the particulate matter (PM) emissions from a GDI engine. ...

Longfei Chen; Richard Stone

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

384

Theoretical surface core-level shifts for Be(0001)  

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Core-ionization potentials (CIP's) are computed for Be(0001). Three core features are observed in corresponding photoelectron spectra, with CIP's shifted relative to the bulk core level by [minus]0.825, [minus]0.570, and [minus]0.265 eV. The computed CIP shifts for the outer and subsurface layers, [minus]0.60 and [minus]0.29 eV, respectively, agree with the latter two of these. It is surmised that the [minus]0.825-eV shift is associated with a surface defect. The negative signs of the Be(0001) surface core-level shifts do not fit into the thermochemical picture widely used to explain CIP shifts. The reason is that a core-ionized Be atom is too small to bond effectively to the remainder of the unrelaxed Be lattice.

Feibelman, P.J. (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 (United States))

1994-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

385

NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator NREL-Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Simple Cost of Energy Calculator Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Non-renewable Energy, Biomass, Geothermal, Hydrogen, Solar, Water Power, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/tech_lcoe.html Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/analysis/tech_lcoe.html OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools

386

Aqueous Phase Disinfection with Power Ultrasound:? Process Kinetics and Effect of Solid Catalysts  

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The effectiveness of power ultrasound as a viable alternative for destroying pathogenic organisms in homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures of aqueous solutions was investigated. ... Chlorination, as the most cost-effective of all, has been noted in recent years for its adverse health effects originated by residual chlorine, which reacts with natural organic matter to form carcinogenic byproducts. ... Hence, this and the uncombined radicals are believed to act as chemical boicides in infected waters, and power ultrasound is capable of enhancing their effects by breaking up biological flocs and disrupting cell walls, leading to increased bacterial susceptibility and easier penetration of the biocide into the organism (10). ...

Nilsun H. Ince; Rana Belen

2001-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

387

Cyclogenesis and the low-level jet over the southern Great Plains  

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, the areas of observed low -level cloudiness expand d from the Texas Gulf coast into the southern Great Plains. The effect of LLJ advect1on of low-level wate~ vapor could be seen better throuoh the use of a surface isodrosotherm1c analysis. The locat1on...-Level Jet Over the Southern Great Plains. (December 1980) David Scott Ladwig, B. S. , Oklahoma State University Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Dusan Djuric An investigation of the development of the low-level jet as an integral part of winter...

Ladwig, David Scott

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

388

Typical Clothing Ensemble Insulation Levels for Sixteen Body Parts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Thermal Comfort.1994 CLO Insulation Levels For Sixteen Bodya mesh arm chair whose insulation level was measured. FigureExperimental Conditions. CLO Insulation Levels For Sixteen

Lee, Juyoun; Zhang, Hui; Arens, Edward

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force Agenda Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force Agenda Northeast High-Level Radioactive...

390

High Level Waste Corporate Board Charter | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

High Level Waste Corporate Board Charter High Level Waste Corporate Board Charter High Level Waste Corporate Board Charter More Documents & Publications Corporate Board By-Laws...

391

West Valley Demonstration Project Low-Level Waste Shipment |...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

West Valley Demonstration Project Low-Level Waste Shipment West Valley Demonstration Project Low-Level Waste Shipment West Valley Demonstration Project Low-Level Waste Shipment...

392

High-Level Waste Corporate Board Presentation Archive | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

High-Level Waste Corporate Board Presentation Archive High-Level Waste Corporate Board Presentation Archive Archived Documents High-Level Waste Corporate Board, Dr. Ins Triay...

393

Nuclear moment of inertia and spin distribution of nuclear levels  

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We introduce a simple model to calculate the nuclear moment of inertia at finite temperature. This moment of inertia describes the spin distribution of nuclear levels in the framework of the spin-cutoff model. Our model is based on a deformed single-particle Hamiltonian with pairing interaction and takes into account fluctuations in the pairing gap. We derive a formula for the moment of inertia at finite temperature that generalizes the Belyaev formula for zero temperature. We show that a number-parity projection explains the strong odd-even effects observed in shell model Monte Carlo studies of the nuclear moment of inertia in the iron region.

Y. Alhassid; G. F. Bertsch; L. Fang; S. Liu

2005-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

394

Benchmarking weather sensitive plant level manufacturing energy use  

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Energy intensity of manufacturing varies due to the products produced and the efficiency of production. For some sectors a portion of the energy demand is weather sensitive. This paper applies stochastic frontier regression to auto assembly and pharmaceuticals. The effects of production, utilisation and weather on energy are estimated. The differences in efficiency are captured by a one-sided error term in the frontier model. Confidential plant level data provided by companies that voluntarily participated in this study are used. US EPA Energy Star programme uses the models to provide recognition of superior energy performance for plants in these industries.

Gale Boyd

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Adverse Diversity Analysis Guidance | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Country, Pennsylvania, Housing Market Analysis Recent Research to Address Technical Barriers to Increased Use of Biodiesel Health and Productivity Questionnaire (HPQ) Survey Report...

396

Category:Top level | Open Energy Information  

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View form View form View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Category Facebook icon Twitter icon » Category:Top level Jump to: navigation, search This page has been deleted. The deletion and move log for the page are provided below for reference. 16:11, 16 August 2012 Rmckeel (Talk | contribs) deleted page Category:Top level (Mass removal of pages added by Fceeh) There is currently no text in this page. You can search for this page title in other pages, or search the related logs, but you do not have permission to create this page. Subcategories This category has only the following subcategory. H [×] Help‎ 68 pages Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/wiki/Category:Top_level"

397

SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook | Open Energy Information  

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SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Sector: Climate Complexity/Ease of Use: Simple Website: www.fao.org/docrep/012/ak213e/ak213e00.pdf‎ Cost: Free Related Tools CDM Sustainable Development Tool Integrated Model to Access the Global Environment Object-Oriented Energy, Climate, and Technology Systems (ObjECTS) Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM) ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS The Socio-economic and Gender Analysis (SEAGA) handbook of concepts, tools and guidelines for mainstreaming gender into development planning and policy implementation. Approach SEAGA, for Socio-economic and Gender Analysis, is an approach to

398

sea level rise | OpenEI Community  

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sea level rise sea level rise Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 18 January, 2013 - 15:46 U.S. Global Change Research Program publishes "National Climate Assessment" report for United States climate change drought OpenEI sea level rise temperatures U.S. Global Climate Change program The U.S. Global Change Research Program, established under the Department of Commerce in 2010, and partnered with NOAA, released an extensive National Climate Assessment report, projecting future climate changes in the United States under different scenarios. The 1,200 page report highlights some rather grim findings about the future of climate change. Here are 5 of the more disconcerting graphics from the report: 1. U.S. Average Temperatures Syndicate content

399

A Software Architecture for High Level Applications  

SciTech Connect

A modular software platform for high level applications is under development at the National Synchrotron Light Source II project. This platform is based on client-server architecture, and the components of high level applications on this platform will be modular and distributed, and therefore reusable. An online model server is indispensable for model based control. Different accelerator facilities have different requirements for the online simulation. To supply various accelerator simulators, a set of narrow and general application programming interfaces is developed based on Tracy-3 and Elegant. This paper describes the system architecture for the modular high level applications, the design of narrow and general application programming interface for an online model server, and the prototype of online model server.

Shen,G.

2009-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

400

HEALTH EFFECTS OF THE NUCLEAR ACCIDENT AT THREE MILE ISLAND  

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radiation at dose levels helow in rads lack reliable data bases and dose- effect information to derive quantitative estimation

Fabrikant, J.I.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Closed-field capacitive liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid level sensor based on a closed field circuit comprises a ring oscillator using a symmetrical array of plate units that creates a displacement current. The displacement current varies as a function of the proximity of a liquid to the plate units. The ring oscillator circuit produces an output signal with a frequency inversely proportional to the presence of a liquid. A continuous liquid level sensing device and a two point sensing device are both proposed sensing arrangements. A second set of plates may be located inside of the probe housing relative to the sensing plate units. The second set of plates prevent any interference between the sensing plate units.

Kronberg, J.W.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

New and Underutilized Technology: Bi-level Garage/Parking Lot/Pedestrian  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Garage/Parking Garage/Parking Lot/Pedestrian Lighting New and Underutilized Technology: Bi-level Garage/Parking Lot/Pedestrian Lighting October 4, 2013 - 5:02pm Addthis The following information outlines key deployment considerations for bi-level garage/parking lot/pedestrian lighting within the Federal sector. Benefits Bi-level LED lighting uses fluorescent and LED lighting sources with bi-level motion sensors to reduce lighting levels when the parking area is not in use. Application Bi-level LED lighting is appropriate for garage, parking lot, and pedestrian areas. It can also be applied to pathway lighting where appropriate. Key Factors for Deployment Evaluate specific lighting and environmental requirements before deployment. Ranking Criteria Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are

403

Low-level waste forum meeting reports  

SciTech Connect

This report contains highlights from the 1991 fall meeting of the Low Level Radioactive Waste Forum. Topics included legal updates; US NRC updates; US EPA updates; mixed waste issues; financial assistance for waste disposal facilities; and a legislative and policy report.

NONE

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

404

Predicting Future Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...re-quired 5-Mhz bandwidth...interstellar plasma. For UHF frequencies of 500 Mhz, this amounts...chang-ing the atmospheric carbon dioxide...in the polar areas. Although...The shaded area indicates the...per-missible atmospheric CO2 level might...emission rates are largest between 2000...

U. Siegenthaler; H. Oeschger

1978-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

405

COGNITIVE LEVELS OF TASKS MEMORIZATION TASKS  

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COGNITIVE LEVELS OF TASKS MEMORIZATION TASKS · Involve either reproducing previously learned facts. · Require limited cognitive demand for successful completion. · There is little ambiguity about what needs degree of cognitive effort. Although general procedures may be followed, they cannot be followed

Lee, Carl

406

High-level radioactive wastes. Supplement 1  

SciTech Connect

This bibliography contains information on high-level radioactive wastes included in the Department of Energy's Energy Data Base from August 1982 through December 1983. These citations are to research reports, journal articles, books, patents, theses, and conference papers from worldwide sources. Five indexes, each preceded by a brief description, are provided: Corporate Author, Personal Author, Subject, Contract Number, and Report Number. 1452 citations.

McLaren, L.H. (ed.)

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Targets and indicators for gene level biodiversity  

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Targets and indicators for gene level biodiversity Resilience and future adaptation in forests, inland waters and marine environments depend on genetic variation Welcome to the Side-event on Lunch.weibull@naturvardsverket.se BaltGene­BalticSeaGeneticBiodiversity www.tmbl.gu.se:16080/baltgene GeneticMonitoring http

408

Fiber-optic liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A fiber-optic liquid level sensor measures the height of a column of liquid through the hydrostatic pressure it produces. The sensor employs a fiber-optic displacement sensor to detect the pressure-induced displacement of the center of a corrugated diaphragm.

Weiss, Jonathan D. (Albuquerque, NM)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

PAIRWISE BLENDING OF HIGH LEVEL WASTE (HLW)  

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The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate a mission scenario that uses pairwise and incidental blending of high level waste (HLW) to reduce the total mass of HLW glass. Secondary objectives include understanding how recent refinements to the tank waste inventory and solubility assumptions affect the mass of HLW glass and how logistical constraints may affect the efficacy of HLW blending.

CERTA, P.J.

2006-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

410

Operating Experience Level 3, Explosives Safety  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This Operating Experience Level 3 (OE-3) document provides information about the dangers inherent in material handling and the role hazard analysis, work planning, and walkdowns can play in preventing injuries during heavy equipment moves. More than 200 material handling events reported to the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) from January 1, 2010, through August 31, 2014.

411

Level MSc 2013/14 Chemical Engineering  

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Level MSc 2013/14 Chemical Engineering MSc Chemical Engineering Coordinator: Dr. P Douglas Semester 1 Modules Semester 2 Modules EG-M01 Complex Fluids and Flows 10 Credits Dr. MS Barrow EGDM01 Colloid and Interface Science 10 Credits Dr. CM Mcfarlane EG-M47 Entrepreneurship for Engineers 10 Credits Professor K

Martin, Ralph R.

412

Level M 2013/14 Chemical Engineering  

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for the characterisation of complex fluids and associated engineering calculations for pipeline transport and other flowLevel M 2013/14 Chemical Engineering MEng Chemical Engineering[H801,H890] Coordinator: Dr. PM Williams Semester 1 Modules Semester 2 Modules EG-M01 Complex Fluids and Flows 10 Credits Dr. MS Barrow EG

Harman, Neal.A.

413

Steam Reforming of Low-Level Mixed Waste  

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Under DOE Contract No. DE-AR21-95MC32091, Steam Reforming of Low-Level Mixed Waste, ThermoChem has successfully designed, fabricated and operated a nominal 90 pound per hour Process Development Unit (PDU) on various low-level mixed waste surrogates. The design construction, and testing of the PDU as well as performance and economic projections for a 500- lb/hr demonstration and commercial system are described. The overall system offers an environmentally safe, non-incinerating, cost-effective, and publicly acceptable method of processing LLMW. The steam-reforming technology was ranked the No. 1 non-incineration technology for destruction of hazardous organic wastes in a study commissioned by the Mixed Waste Focus Area published April 1997.1 The ThermoChem steam-reforming system has been developed over the last 13 years culminating in this successful test campaign on LLMW surrogates. Six surrogates were successfidly tested including a 750-hour test on material simulating a PCB- and Uranium- contaminated solid waste found at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The test results indicated essentially total (>99.9999oA) destruction of RCRA and TSCA hazardous halogenated organics, significant levels of volume reduction (> 400 to 1), and retention of radlonuclides in the volume-reduced solids. Cost studies have shown the steam-reforming system to be very cost competitive with more conventional and other emerging technologies.

None

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Vintage-level energy and environmental performance of manufacturing establishments  

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This report examines the relationship between an industrial plant`s vintage and its energy and environmental performance. Basic questions related to defining vintage and measuring the effects of the manufacturing industry`s vintage distribution of plant-level capacity and energy intensity are explored in general for six energy-intensive sectors (paper, chlorine, nitrogenous fertilizer, aluminum, steel, and cement) at the four-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) level and in detail for two sectors (steel and cement). Results show that greenfield (i.e., newly opened) plants in the paper, steel, and cement industries exhibit low fossil fuel intensities. These results are consistent with expectations. New plants in the paper and steel industries, where processes are undergoing electrification, exhibit high electricity intensities. An analysis of a subsector of the steel industry -- minimills that use scrap-based, electric arc furnaces -- reveals a decline in electricity intensity of 6.2 kilowatt-hours per ton for each newer year of installed vintage. This estimate is consistent with those of engineering studies and raises confidence that analyses of vintage effects in other industries could be conducted. When a vintage measure is assigned on the basis of investment data rather than trade association data, the vintage/performance relationship results for the cement industry are reasonably robust; thus, the analysis of vintage and performance could be extended to sectors for which only US Bureau of the Census data are available.

Boyd, G.A.; Bock, M.J.; Neifer, M.J. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Karlson, S.H. [Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb, IL (United States). Dept. of Economics; Ross, M.H. [Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Dept. of Physics

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Electrodynamic Displacement of Atomic Energy Levels. II. Lamb Shift  

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The vacuum fluctuations of the photon and pair fields modify the interaction of an electron with an electromagnetic field. The effects on the energy levels are conveniently described in terms of the mass operator and the vacuum polarization potential. An operator calculus for handling the mass operator is used to separate the contribution of low energy quanta, for which the external electromagnetic field may not be treated as weak. The remainder is given as a power series in the field. The additional displacement of order Z? with respect to the published values for the Lamb shift is calculated by specializing the external field to the Coulomb field of the nucleus and by taking the matrix element of the operators in an S-state of a hydrogen-like atom. It is found that the nS-level is raised by Z5?4n3Ry1+11128-12ln2+5192. The theoretical value for the Lamb shift of an atom with infinitely heavy nucleus becomes 1058.42 Mc/sec. Effects of finite nuclear mass and size change this value to 1057.8 Mc/sec and 1058.9 Mc/sec for hydrogen and deuterium, respectively.

Robert Karplus, Abraham Klein, and Julian Schwinger

1952-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Wavelengths, Energy Level Classifications, and Energy Levels for the Spectrum of Neutral Mercury  

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Wavelengths, Energy Level Classifications, and Energy Levels for the Spectrum of Neutral Mercury E of neutral mercury Hg I for both the single isotope 198 Hg and for mercury in its natural isotopic abundance of neutral mercury for both 198 Hg and the natural isotopic mixture. Tabular data for 105 classified lines

Magee, Joseph W.

417

Translation of Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third-level) Education  

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Technology must submit an application to the head of the Department of Information Technology. Admissions higher education credits. Of these, at least 15 higher education credits must be within courses closeTranslation of Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third-level) Education Computer Science

Flener, Pierre

418

Guidance for Developing Ecological Soil Screening Levels  

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Developing Developing Ecological Soil Screening Levels OSWER Directive 9285.7-55 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20460 November 2003 This Page Intentionally Left Blank EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This document describes the process used to derive a set of risk-based ecological soil screening levels (Eco-SSLs) for many of the soil contaminants that are frequently of ecological concern for plants and animals at hazardous waste sites and provides guidance for their use. The Eco-SSL derivation process represents the group effort of a multi-stakeholder workgroup consisting of federal, state, consulting, industry, and academic participants led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation (OSRTI). The

419

Future scientists advance to national level  

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Future scientists advance to national level Future scientists advance to national level Future scientists advance to DOE national competition A team from Los Alamos bested 39 other teams from around New Mexico in the 10-hour New Mexico Regional Science Bowl. April 3, 2012 Members of the Los Alamos High School Science Bowl Team Members of the Los Alamos High School Science Bowl Team were in Washington DC after their regional win, representing New Mexico in the 22nd Annual Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl. Contact Kurt Steinhaus (505) 665-7370 Email "These kids are very well-versed in math and science, Science Bowl winners represent NM in Washington, D.C. A team from Los Alamos bested 39 other teams from around New Mexico in the 10-hour New Mexico Regional Science Bowl, held recently at Albuquerque

420

Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level  

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Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level In March, the city of Berkeley, California, passed new legislation that should serve as a model for local policies intended to keep energy dollars within the community while protecting the environment. The Commercial Energy Conservation Ordinance (CECO) is based on a similar ordinance that has been law since 1989 in San Francisco, Berkeley's neighbor across the Bay. San Francisco is currently the only other city in the world to have this type of legislation. As part of the Berkeley Municipal Code, CECO requires commercial buildings to undergo energy conservation retrofits when they are sold or substantially renovated. CECO was designed with the participation of LBL's Kristin Heinemeier, who also works with the Berkeley

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421

EM Corporate Performance Metrics, Site Level  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Site Level Site Level July, 2013 Site Performance Measure Unit Lifecycle Total Estimate Pre-2013 Lifecycle Values 2013 Target 2014 Target Ames Laboratory Geographic Sites Eliminated Number completed 1 1 1 1 Argonne National Laboratory-East TRU-RH Cubic Meters 22 22 22 22 Argonne National Laboratory-East TRU-CH Cubic Meters 21.4 21.4 21 21 Argonne National Laboratory-East Radioactive Facility Completions Number of Facilities 80 80 80 80 Argonne National Laboratory-East Geographic Sites Eliminated Number completed 1 1 1 1 Argonne National Laboratory-East Remediation Complete Number of Release Sites 443 443 443 443 Brookhaven National Laboratory eU packaged for disposition Number of Containers 0 0 0 0 Brookhaven National Laboratory Nuclear Facility Completions Number of Facilities 2 2 2 2

422

Service-oriented high level architecture  

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Service-oriented High Level Architecture (SOHLA) refers to the high level architecture (HLA) enabled by Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services etc. techniques which supports distributed interoperating services. The detailed comparisons between HLA and SOA are made to illustrate the importance of their combination. Then several key enhancements and changes of HLA Evolved Web Service API are introduced in comparison with native APIs, such as Federation Development and Execution Process, communication mechanisms, data encoding, session handling, testing environment and performance analysis. Some approaches are summarized including Web-Enabling HLA at the communication layer, HLA interface specification layer, federate interface layer and application layer. Finally the problems of current research are discussed, and the future directions are pointed out.

Wang, Wenguang; Li, Qun; Wang, Weiping; Liu, Xichun

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Mixed low-level waste form evaluation  

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A scoping level evaluation of polyethylene encapsulation and vitreous waste forms for safe storage of mixed low-level waste was performed. Maximum permissible radionuclide concentrations were estimated for 15 indicator radionuclides disposed of at the Hanford and Savannah River sites with respect to protection of the groundwater and inadvertent intruder pathways. Nominal performance improvements of polyethylene and glass waste forms relative to grout are reported. These improvements in maximum permissible radionuclide concentrations depend strongly on the radionuclide of concern and pathway. Recommendations for future research include improving the current understanding of the performance of polymer waste forms, particularly macroencapsulation. To provide context to these estimates, the concentrations of radionuclides in treated DOE waste should be compared with the results of this study to determine required performance.

Pohl, P.I.; Cheng, Wu-Ching; Wheeler, T.; Waters, R.D.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Electronic multi-purpose material level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present electronic multi-purpose material level sensor is based on time domain reflectometry (TDR) of very short electrical pulses. Pulses are propagated along a transmission line that is partially immersed in a liquid, powder, or other substance such as grain in a silo. The time difference of the reflections at the start of the transmission line and the air/liquid interface are used to determine levels to better than 0.01 inch. The sensor is essentially independent of circuit element and temperature variations, and can be mass produced at an extremely low price. The transmission line may be a Goubau line, microstrip, coaxial cable, twin lead, CPS or CPW, and may typically be a strip placed along the inside wall of a tank. The reflected pulses also contain information about strata within the liquid such as sludge-build-up at the bottom of an oil tank.

McEwan, Thomas E. (Livermore, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Electronic multi-purpose material level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present electronic multi-purpose material level sensor is based on time domain reflectometry (TDR) of very short electrical pulses. Pulses are propagated along a transmission line that is partially immersed in a liquid, powder, or other substance such as grain in a silo. The time difference of the reflections at the start of the transmission line and the air/liquid interface are used to determine levels to better than 0.01 inch. The sensor is essentially independent of circuit element and temperature variations, and can be mass produced at an extremely low price. The transmission line may be a Goubau line, microstrip, coaxial cable, twin lead, CPS or CPW, and may typically be a strip placed along the inside wall of a tank. The reflected pulses also contain information about strata within the liquid such as sludge-build-up at the bottom of an oil tank. 9 figs.

McEwan, T.E.

1997-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

426

Born-Oppenheimer Approximation near Level Crossing  

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We consider the Born-Oppenheimer problem near conical intersection in two dimensions. For energies close to the crossing energy we describe the wave function near an isotropic crossing and show that it is related to generalized hypergeometric functions 0F3. This function is to a conical intersection what the Airy function is to a classical turning point. As an application we calculate the anomalous Zeeman shift of vibrational levels near a crossing.

A. Gordon; J. E. Avron

2000-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

427

Born-Oppenheimer Approximation near Level Crossing  

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We consider the Born-Oppenheimer problem near conical intersection in two dimensions. For energies close to the crossing energy we describe the wave function near an isotropic crossing and show that it is related to generalized hypergeometric functions F30. This function is to a conical intersection what the Airy function is to a classical turning point. As an application we calculate the anomalous Zeeman shift of vibrational levels near a crossing.

A. Gordon and J. E. Avron

2000-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

428

Lifetimes of levels in Sc45  

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In an attempt to clear up discrepancies between lifetimes measured by the nuclear resonance fluorescence method and by the Doppler shift attenuation method, the results of a further resonance fluorescence experiment are reported for the 720, 1237, 1409, 1662, and 2092 keV levels in Sc45.NUCLEAR REACTIONS Sc45(?, ?), bremsstrahlung 0.8

F. R. Metzger

1975-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Hight-Level Waste & Facilities Disposition  

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High-Level Waste (HLW) and Facilities Disposition Final High-Level Waste (HLW) and Facilities Disposition Final Environmental Impact Statement You are here: DOE-ID Home > Environmental Management > Idaho High-Level Waste (HLW) Table of Contents Documents are in the Adobe® PDF format and require the Adobe® Reader to access them. If you do not currently have the Acrobat Reader, you can download the Free Adobe Reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/ Icon link to Free Adobe Acrobat Reader software * Large chapters broken down into sections Summary* Cover [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 1.48 MB] Section, 1.0 [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 612 KB] Section, 2.0 [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 251 KB] Sections, 3.0 - 3.2.1a [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 1.4 MB] Section, 3.2.1b [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 2.0 MB] Sections, 3.2.2 - 4.0 [ Adobe Acrobat File Size 1.4 MB]

430

Low-level-waste-disposal methodologies  

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This report covers the followng: (1) history of low level waste disposal; (2) current practice at the five major DOE burial sites and six commercial sites with dominant features of these sites and radionuclide content of major waste types summarized in tables; (3) site performance with performance record on burial sites tabulated; and (4) proposed solutions. Shallow burial of low level waste is a continuously evolving practice, and each site has developed its own solutions to the handling and disposal of unusual waste forms. There are no existing national standards for such disposal. However, improvements in the methodology for low level waste disposal are occurring on several fronts. Standardized criteria are being developed by both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and by DOE. Improved techniques for shallow burial are evolving at both commercial and DOE facilities, as well as through research sponsored by NRC, DOE, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Alternatives to shallow burial, such as deeper burial or the use of mined cavities is also being investigated by DOE.

Wheeler, M.L.; Dragonette, K.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Design for integrated pyroprocessing plant level simulator  

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Abstract Pyroprocessing has been studied for a decade as one of the promising fuel recycling options in Korea. Most studies have focused on test-based research, which is often limited, expensive, and time-consuming. Thus, modeling and simulation studies began to complement or overcome test-based research. The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) suggested a modeling architecture for pyroprocessing consisting of three-tiered models: unit process, operation, and plant-level models. The unit process model can be addressed using governing equations or empirical equations as a continuous system (CS). In contrast, the operation model describes the operational behaviors as a discrete event system (DES). The plant-level model is an integrated model of the unit process and an operation model with various analysis modules. An interface with different systems, incorporation of a different code, the database design, and the implementation of a dynamic material flow are discussed as components for the framework of the plant-level model. This paper addresses the current status of the pyroprocessing modeling and simulation at KAERI, and discusses its path forward.

Hyo Jik Lee; Won Il Ko; In Tae Kim; Han Soo Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Psychometric Impacts of Above-Level Testing  

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Question 3: Demographic Variable Impact ............................................ 78 Research Question 4: Intercept-Slope Correlations ............................................... 79 Research Question 5: Effect Sizes... Question 2: Rate of Score Gains............................................................. 85 Research Question 3: Demographic Variable Impact ............................................ 86 Research Question 4: Intercept...

Warne, Russell Thomas

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

433

High {sup 222}Rn levels, enhanced plateout, increased diffusion coefficient  

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In a previous study of plateout and resuspension effects for {sup 222}Rn progeny, an unexpected suppression of the airborne {sup 218}Po and {sup 214}Po levels, which is total unrelated and not predicted by theory or other works, was observed when high {sup 222}Rn concentrations were utilized in a 0.283-m{sup 3} test chamber. Two separate time-dependent methods were used and are reported here to measure this airborne progeny suppression effect to attempt to possibly determine the magnitude and cause of the effect and possible consequences on prior and current ongoing radon research by others. The earlier buildup method was used to observe the buildup phase of {sup 222} Rn and its daughters from a constant emanation source, a constant air change rate (ACH), and initially zero concentrations Rn and progeny. The data were compared with theory using Leonard`s solutions to the Bateman equations to determine the magnitude of the suppression. The second method, referred to as the {open_quotes}down{close_quotes} method, was to measure the decrease in {sup 222}Rn and progeny concentrations from an initially injected high {sup 222}Rn activity concentration in the test chamber, the decrease resulting from a constant ACH of {approximately}0.1 h{sup -1} imposed by the gradual removal of air from the chamber at a constant rate of {approximately}0.5 l/min. No {sup 222}Rn emanation source was present during the second method after the initial injection so that the level of the {sup 222}Rn underwent a monotonic decrease in concentration.

Leonard, B.E.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

434

Selective Radiosensitization of Drug-resistant MutS Homologue-2 (MSH2) Mismatch Repair-deficient Cells by Halogenated Thymidine (dThd) Analogues: Msh2 Mediates dThd Analogue DNA Levels and the Differential Cytotoxicity and Cell Cycle Effects of the dThd Analogues and 6-Thioguanine  

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...Cytotoxicity and Cell Cycle Effects of the...Hwang Niels de Wind Timothy J. Kinsella...chromatography analysis of IdUrd and BrdUrd...a G2-M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis...at 37C. G418 (Life Technologies...repeated twice. HPLC Analysis of IdUrd and BrdUrd...software. Cell Cycle Analysis of Msh2...

Suzanne E. Berry; Thomas W. Davis; Jane E. Schupp; Hwa-Shin Hwang; Niels de Wind; and Timothy J. Kinsella

2000-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

435

The Level Paradox of E-Collaboration: Dangers and Solutions  

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Although e-collaboration phenomena are multilevel in nature, research to date has been conducted from an exclusively single-level focus. This has lead to the level paradox. The dangers of the level paradox are discussed, including the potential that ... Keywords: Analysis, Bias, Communication Media, Cumulative Knowledge, Mixed-Level, Multilevel, Single-Level, Virtual Team

Ana Ortiz de Guinea

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

High-energy cosmic-ray muons at ground level and below ground level  

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Sea-level muon spectrum predictions for the vertical and greatly ... and also by Cantrell by means of both energy-independent and energy-dependent hadron-nucleus inelastic crosssections. Most recently observed gr...

C. R. Paul; N. Chaudhuri

1976-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

437

High-energy cosmic-ray muons at ground level and below ground level  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Cosmic-ray muon interactions have been studied in an analysis of very recent measurements of cosmic-ray muons at sea-level and large depths underground ... By starting with the very carefully measured vertical muon

C. R. Paul; N. Chaudhuri

1977-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

438

HLW-OVP-97-0068 High Level Waste Management Division High-Level...  

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not exceed the applicable concentration limits for Class C low-level waste as set out in 10 CFR Part 61; and (c) will be managed, pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act, so that safety...

439

VERIFICATION BASED ECG BIOMETRICS WITH CARDIAC IRREGULAR CONDITIONS USING HEARTBEAT LEVEL AND SEGMENT LEVEL INFORMATION FUSION  

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VERIFICATION BASED ECG BIOMETRICS WITH CARDIAC IRREGULAR CONDITIONS USING HEARTBEAT LEVEL propose an ECG based robust human verification system for both healthy and cardiac irregular conditions% relatively on the PTB database. Index Terms-- ECG biometrics, beat normalization, outlier re- moval

Li, Xin

440

Lid design for low level waste container  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A container for low level waste includes a shell and a lid. The lid has a frame to which a planar member is welded. The lid frame includes a rectangular outer portion made of square metal tubing, a longitudinal beam extending between axial ends of the rectangular outer portion, and a transverse beam extending between opposite lateral sides of the rectangular outer portion. Two pairs of diagonal braces extend between the longitudinal beam and the four corners of the rectangular outer portion of the frame.

Holbrook, Richard H. (Clinton, TN); Keener, Wendell E. (Lenior City, TN)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Life at the Single Molecule Level  

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In a living cell, gene expression—the transcription of DNA to messenger RNA followed by translation to protein—occurs stochastically, as a consequence of the low copy number of DNA and mRNA molecules involved. Can one monitor these processes in a living cell in real time? How do cells with identical genes exhibit different phenotypes? Recent advances in single-molecule imaging in living bacterial cells allow these questions to be answered at the molecular level in a quantitative manner. It was found that rare events of single molecules can have important biological consequences.

Xie, Xiaoliang Sunny (Harvard) [Harvard

2011-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

442

Lid design for low level waste container  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A container for low level waste includes a shell and a lid. The lid has a frame to which a planar member is welded. The lid frame includes a rectangular outer portion made of square metal tubing, a longitudinal beam extending between axial ends of the rectangular outer portion, and a transverse beam extending between opposite lateral sides of the rectangular outer portion. Two pairs of diagonal braces extend between the longitudinal beam and the four corners of the rectangular outer portion of the frame. 6 figs.

Holbrook, R.H.; Keener, W.E.

1995-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

443

The Widths of Nuclear Energy Levels  

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Neutron absorption measurements with Rh both as absorber and detector have been performed, in order to obtain information about the levels of the compound nucleus responsible for the 44? period of Rh. The absorption curves have been analyzed by assuming a single sharp resonance and taking into consideration the angular distribution of the neutrons emerging from the source and the absorption of the neutrons and the electrons in the detector. This analysis yields the values: (a) 6100×10-24 cm2 for the capture cross section at resonance; (b) 0.17 ev for the total width; (c) 1.6×10-3 ev for the neutron width.

J. H. Manley, H. H. Goldsmith, and Julian Schwinger

1939-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

AVTA Voltec AC Level 1 and Level 2 Charging Systems Testing Results  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following report describes results from testing done on the Voltec Level 1 and Level 2 charging systems for plug-in electric vehicles. This research was conducted by Idaho National Laboratory.

445

Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Federal Review Group Manual...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Federal Review Group Manual Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Federal Review Group Manual This Revision 3 of the Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility...

446

EM Corporate Performance Metrics, Complex Level  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Complex Level Complex Level July, 2013 Performance Measure Unit Lifecycle Total Estimate Pre-2013 Lifecycle Values 2013 Target 2014 Target Pu packaged for long-term disposition Number of Containers 5,089 5,089 5,089 5,089 eU packaged for disposition Number of Containers 8,198 8,016 8,016 8,016 Pu/U residues packaged for disposition Kilograms of Bulk 107,828 107,828 107,828 107,828 DU & U packaged for disposition Metric Tons 736,801 32,452 45,317 76,817 Liquid Waste eliminated Thousands of Gallons 91,907 5,340 6,260 6,812 Liquid Waste Tanks closed Number of Tanks 239 11 11 13 HLW packaged for disposition Number of Containers 24,183 3,802 4,077 4,283 SNF packaged for disposition Metric Tons of Heavy Metal 2,450 2,128 2,128 2,128

447

MESERAN Calibration for Low Level Organic Residues  

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Precision cleaning studies done at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T), the Kansas City Plant (KCP), and at other locations within the Department of Energy (DOE) Weapons complex over the last 30 years have depended upon results from MESERAN Evaporative Rate Analysis for detecting low levels of organic contamination. The characterization of the surface being analyzed is carried out by depositing a Carbon-14 tagged radiochemical onto the test surface and monitoring the rate at which the radiochemical disappears from the surface with a Geiger-Mueller counter. In the past, the total number of counts over a 2-minute span have been used to judge whether a surface is contaminated or not and semi-quantitatively to what extent. This technique is very sensitive but has not enjoyed the broad acceptance of a purely quantitative analysis. The work on this project developed calibrations of various organic contaminants typically encountered in KCP operations. In addition, a new analysis method was developed to enhance the ability of MESERAN Analyzers to detect organic contamination and yield quantitative data in the microgram and nanogram levels.

Benkovich, M.G.

2004-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

448

High accuracy electronic material level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The High Accuracy Electronic Material Level Sensor (electronic dipstick) is a sensor based on time domain reflectometry (TDR) of very short electrical pulses. Pulses are propagated along a transmission line or guide wire that is partially immersed in the material being measured; a launcher plate is positioned at the beginning of the guide wire. Reflected pulses are produced at the material interface due to the change in dielectric constant. The time difference of the reflections at the launcher plate and at the material interface are used to determine the material level. Improved performance is obtained by the incorporation of: (1) a high accuracy time base that is referenced to a quartz crystal, (2) an ultrawideband directional sampler to allow operation without an interconnect cable between the electronics module and the guide wire, (3) constant fraction discriminators (CFDs) that allow accurate measurements regardless of material dielectric constants, and reduce or eliminate errors induced by triple-transit or ``ghost`` reflections on the interconnect cable. These improvements make the dipstick accurate to better than 0.1%. 4 figs.

McEwan, T.E.

1997-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

449

Shell model level structure of 216Fr  

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Sources of 220Ac in secular equilibrium with 221Pa were produced using the reaction 209Bi(18O,3n)224Pa. The alpha decay of 220Ac and coincident gamma and electron spectra were used to study the level structure of 216Fr. The levels in 216Fr can be interpreted in terms of the ?(h9/2)9/25?(g9/2)9/23, ?(h9/2)04(f7/2)7/2?(g9/2)9/23, and ?(h9/2)9/25?(g9/2)02(i11/2)11/2 shell model configurations. The alpha decay hindrance factors of the ground state to ground state transitions in the sequence 224Pa?220Ac?216Fr?212At suggest the collapse of quadrupole-octupole Nilsson orbitals into the more degenerate shell model orbitals. The sequence of hindrance factors in this odd chain are mirrored in the corresponding odd proton and odd neutron sequences beginning with 223Pa and 223Th, respectively.

R. K. Sheline; C. F. Liang; P. Paris; A. Gizon

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

High accuracy electronic material level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The High Accuracy Electronic Material Level Sensor (electronic dipstick) is a sensor based on time domain reflectometry (TDR) of very short electrical pulses. Pulses are propagated along a transmission line or guide wire that is partially immersed in the material being measured; a launcher plate is positioned at the beginning of the guide wire. Reflected pulses are produced at the material interface due to the change in dielectric constant. The time difference of the reflections at the launcher plate and at the material interface are used to determine the material level. Improved performance is obtained by the incorporation of: 1) a high accuracy time base that is referenced to a quartz crystal, 2) an ultrawideband directional sampler to allow operation without an interconnect cable between the electronics module and the guide wire, 3) constant fraction discriminators (CFDs) that allow accurate measurements regardless of material dielectric constants, and reduce or eliminate errors induced by triple-transit or "ghost" reflections on the interconnect cable. These improvements make the dipstick accurate to better than 0.1%.

McEwan, Thomas E. (Livermore, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly Efficient...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly Efficient and Clean, Diesel Powered Class 8 Trucks Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly Efficient and Clean,...

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Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly Efficient...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Merit Review 2014: Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly Efficient and Clean, Diesel Powered Class 8 Trucks Technology and System Level Demonstration of Highly...

453

LSU EFRC - Center for Atomic Level Catalyst Design - About Us  

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Catalysis and Atomic-Level Synthesis" The mission of LSU's Center for Atomic Level Catalyst Design is to advance: the ability of computational methods to accurately model...

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LSU EFRC - Center for Atomic Level Catalyst Design  

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Catalysis and Atomic-Level Synthesis" The mission of LSU's Center for Atomic Level Catalyst Design is to advance: the ability of computational methods to accurately model...

455

High Level Overview of DOE Biomass Logistics II Project Activities...  

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High Level Overview of DOE Biomass Logistics II Project Activities High Level Overview of DOE Biomass Logistics II Project Activities Breakout Session 1B-Integration of Supply...

456

AVTA: Blink AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results | Department...  

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Blink AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results AVTA: Blink AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries...

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AVTA: Schneider AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results |...  

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Schneider AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results AVTA: Schneider AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity...

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AVTA: Aerovironment AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results...  

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Aerovironment AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results AVTA: Aerovironment AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing...

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AVTA: SPX AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results | Department...  

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AVTA: SPX AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results AVTA: SPX AC Level 2 Charging System Testing Results The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity...

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Dispensing Equipment Testing With Mid-Level Ethanol/Gasoline...  

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Dispensing Equipment Testing With Mid-Level EthanolGasoline Test Fluid Dispensing Equipment Testing With Mid-Level EthanolGasoline Test Fluid The National Renewable Energy...

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461

Development of Sea Level Rise Scenarios for Climate Change Assessments...  

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Sea Level Rise Scenarios for Climate Change Assessments of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Development of Sea Level Rise...

462

Brain insulin lowers circulating BCAA levels by inducing hepatic...  

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Brain insulin lowers circulating BCAA levels by inducing hepatic BCAA catabolism. Brain insulin lowers circulating BCAA levels by inducing hepatic BCAA catabolism. Abstract:...

463

Department of Energy Security Condition (SECON) Level | Department...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Department of Energy Security Condition (SECON) Level Department of Energy Security Condition (SECON) Level The information on this page is provided as a service by EHSS. EHSS does...

464

High Level Computational Chemistry Approaches to the Prediction...  

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High Level Computational Chemistry Approaches to the Prediction of Energetic Properties of Chemical Hydrogen Storage Systems High Level Computational Chemistry Approaches to the...

465

Steam reforming of low-level mixed waste. Final report  

SciTech Connect

ThermoChem has successfully designed, fabricated and operated a nominal 90 pound per hour Process Development Unit (PDU) on various low-level mixed waste surrogates. The design, construction, and testing of the PDU as well as performance and economic projections for a 300-lb/hr demonstration and commercial system are described. The overall system offers an environmentally safe, non-incinerating, cost-effective, and publicly acceptable method of processing LLMW. The steam-reforming technology was ranked the No. 1 non-incineration technology for destruction of hazardous organic wastes in a study commissioned by the Mixed Waste Focus Area and published in April 1997. The ThermoChem steam-reforming system has been developed over the last 13 years culminating in this successful test campaign on LLMW surrogates. Six surrogates were successfully tested including a 750-hour test on material simulating a PCB- and Uranium-contaminated solid waste found at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The test results indicated essentially total (> 99.9999%) destruction of RCRA and TSCA hazardous halogenated organics, significant levels of volume reduction (> 400 to 1), and retention of radionuclides in the volume-reduced solids. Economic evaluations have shown the steam-reforming system to be very cost competitive with more conventional and other emerging technologies.

NONE

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Multi-Level Bitmap Indexes for Flash Memory Storage  

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Due to their low access latency, high read speed, and power-efficient operation, flash memory storage devices are rapidly emerging as an attractive alternative to traditional magnetic storage devices. However, tests show that the most efficient indexing methods are not able to take advantage of the flash memory storage devices. In this paper, we present a set of multi-level bitmap indexes that can effectively take advantage of flash storage devices. These indexing methods use coarsely binned indexes to answer queries approximately, and then use finely binned indexes to refine the answers. Our new methods read significantly lower volumes of data at the expense of an increased disk access count, thus taking full advantage of the improved read speed and low access latency of flash devices. To demonstrate the advantage of these new indexes, we measure their performance on a number of storage systems using a standard data warehousing benchmark called the Set Query Benchmark. We observe that multi-level strategies on flash drives are up to 3 times faster than traditional indexing strategies on magnetic disk drives.

Wu, Kesheng; Madduri, Kamesh; Canon, Shane

2010-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

467

Laboratory Experiments and Hydrodynamic Modeling of a Bed Leveler Used to Level the Bottom of Ship Channels after Dredging  

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This study was conducted to ascertain the impacts of bed leveling, following ship channel dredging operations, and to also investigate the hydrodynamic flow field around box bed levelers. Laboratory experiments were conducted with bed levelers...

Paul, Ephraim Udo

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

468

Studies on the potential protective effect of cinnamon against bisphenol A- and octylphenol-induced oxidative stress in male albino rats  

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Abstract Among the numerous chemicals discharged into the surrounding environment, bisphenol A (BPA) and octylphenol (OP) have been shown to increase oxidative stress in body by disturbing the prooxidant/antioxidant balance of cells. Cinnamon aqueous extract (CAE) is a natural product rich in polyphenolic compounds that have antioxidant activity. This study was designed to investigate the protective efficacy of CAE against oxidative disorders induced by BPA and OP in male albino rats. Animals were divided into 6 groups (10 rats each) and treated orally, 3 times weekly for 50 days. Group 1: control vehicle (olive oil); group 2 (25 mg BPA/kg b.wt./day); group 3 (25 mg OP/kg b.wt./day); group 4 (200 mg CAE/kg b.wt./day); group 5 (CAE 2 h before BPA administration); and group 6 (CAE 2 h before OP administration). BPA- and OP-exposed groups showed insignificant elevation in the final body weight; weight gains and significant reduction only in the relative kidneys weight. Also, BPA and OP exposure resulted in significant increase in serum urea, creatinine and kidney, brain, testicular malondialdehyde (MDA) levels. Significant reduction in tissues reduced glutathione (GSH) contents; catalase (CAT) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) activities were also recorded in BPA and OP exposed animals compared to the control vehicle group. Pretreatment with CAE 2 h either before BPA or OP administration ameliorated the BPA- and OP-induced body weight; weight gains and relative organs weight changes and biochemical adverse effects. CAE pretreatment also protected against the recorded pathological changes in kidney, brain and testis. In conclusion, CAE could ameliorate the oxidative toxic effects of BPA and OP indicating its protective antioxidant effect.

Ashraf M. Morgan; Salah S. El-Ballal; Badre E. El-Bialy; Nermeen B. EL-Borai

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Physical Properties of High-Level Cloud over Land and Ocean from CloudSat–CALIPSO Data  

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Unlike other cloud types, high-level clouds play an important role, often imposing a warming effect, in the earth–atmosphere radiative energy budget. In this paper, macro- and microphysical characteristics of cirrus clouds, such as their ...

Juan Huo; Daren Lu

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Investigation of Noise Level and Penetration Rate of Pneumatic Drill vis-à-vis Rock Compressive Strength and Abrasivity  

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In this paper, detailed studies were carried out to determine the influence of rock properties on the sound level produced during pneumatic drilling. Further, investigation was also carried out on the effect of t...

S. B. Kivade; Ch. S. N. Murthy; H. Vardhan

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Thermal impact of waste emplacement and surface cooling associated with geologic disposal of high-level nuclear waste  

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This article is a study of the thermal effects associated with the emplacement of aged radioactive high-level wastes in a geologic repository, with emphasis on the following subjects: waste characteristics, re...

J. S. Y. Wang; D. C. Mangold; C. F. Tsang

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights * EIA projects the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price to average about $88 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to average $93 per barrel, both about $7 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook. EIA expects WTI and RAC crude oil prices to remain roughly at these second half levels in 2013. Beginning in this month's Outlook, EIA is also providing a forecast of Brent crude oil spot prices (see Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Added to Forecast), which are expected to average $106 per barrel for 2012 and $98 per barrel in 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product

473

Collaboration Moves Productivity to the Next Level  

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Abstract Driven by cyber-physical systems, industrialization is on the edge of its fourth revolution, denominated ‘Industry 4.0’ in Germany. In the past, technological advancements were often only the starting point for productivity gains and had to be translated into organizational innovation in order to foster a pervasive improvement of productivity. According to this, this keynote investigates the role of cyber-physical systems as the technological driver and collaboration as the organizational driver that will enable higher levels of productivity with Industry 4.0. A framework for collaborative practice is portrayed and its constituting components are used to exemplify levers of Industry 4.0 that can increase collabora- tion productivity.

Günther Schuh; Till Potente; Rawina Varandani; Carlo Hausberg; Bastian Fränken

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Universal single point liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid level detector comprises a thermistor and circuitry for determining electrically if the thermistor is wet or dry and additionally, and continuously, if the thermistor is open or shorted. The voltage across the thermistor is filtered to remove low frequency electrical noise, then compared with a reference low voltage to determine if shorted and to a transition voltage chosen to be between the thermistor's normal wet and dry voltages to determine if the thermistor is wet or dry. The voltage is also compared to the supply voltage using a CMOS gate circuit element to determine if the thermistor is open. The gate passes both faults on to an LED to signal that a fault condition exists or indicates by another LED the wet or dry condition of the thermistor. A pump may be activated through a relay if the thermistor tests wet or dry, as desired. 1 figure.

Kronberg, J.W.

1992-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

475

Universal single point liquid level sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid level detector comprises a thermistor and circuitry for determining electrically if the thermistor is wet or dry and additionally, and continuously, if the thermistor is open or shorted. The voltage across the thermistor is filtered to remove low frequency electrical noise, then compared with a reference low voltage to determine if shorted and to a transition voltage chosen to be between the thermistor's normal wet and dry voltages to determine if the thermistor is wet or dry. The voltage is also compared to the supply voltage using a CMOS gate circuit element to determine if the thermistor is open. The gate passes both faults on to an LED to signal that a fault condition exists or indicates by another LED the wet or dry condition of the thermistor. A pump may be activated through a relay if the thermistor tests wet or dry, as desired.

Kronberg, James W. (353 Church Rd., Beech Island, SC 29842)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Biometric recognition using fuzzy score level fusion  

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Multi-modal biometric recognition uses more than one biometric identifier to recognise a person. Identification based on multiple templates becomes an emerging need. Multi-modal biometric systems are expected to be more reliable due to the presence of multiple independent pieces of biometric traits. This paper proposes a new approach for biometric recognition using hand vein and finger vein images. Our proposed method employs hyper analytic wavelet transform and automatic thresholding techniques to extract features from the images of hand. Once the veins are extracted the location and width are stored in the database. Here score level fusion based on fuzzy logic is utilised for recognition. This approach is tested on the finger vein and hand vein databases which is containing 500 samples from 100 users. The experimental results exhibits that the proposed method is comparable with the existing recognising methods.

S. Bharathi; R. Sudhakar; Valentina E. Balas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Factorized soft graviton theorems at loop level  

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We analyze the low-energy behavior of scattering amplitudes involving gravitons at loop level in four dimensions. The single-graviton soft limit is controlled by soft operators which have been argued to separate into a factorized piece and a non-factorizing infrared divergent contribution. In this note we show that the soft operators responsible for the factorized contributions are strongly constrained by gauge and Poincare invariance under the assumption of a local structure. We show that the leading and subleading orders in the soft-momentum expansion can not receive radiative corrections. The first radiative correction occurs for the sub-subleading soft graviton operator and is one-loop exact. It depends on only two undetermined coefficients which should reflect the field content of the theory under consideration.

Broedel, Johannes; Plefka, Jan; Rosso, Matteo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

R&D ERL: Low level RF  

SciTech Connect

A superconducting RF (SRF) Energy Recovery Linac (ERL) is currently under development at the Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). The major components from an RF perspective are (a) a 5-cell SRF ERL cavity, (b) an SRF photocathode electron gun, and (c) a drive laser for the photocathode gun. Each of these RF subsystems has its own set of RF performance requirements, as well as common requirements for ensuring correct synchronism between them. A low level RF (LLRF) control system is currently under development, which seeks to leverage both technology and experience gained from the recently commissioned RHIC LLRF system upgrade. This note will review the LLRF system requirements and describe the system to be installed at the ERL.

Smith, K.

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

479

Detecting low levels of radionuclides in fluids  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and method for detecting low levels of one or more radionuclides in a fluid sample uses a substrate that includes an ion exchange resin or other sorbent material to collect the radionuclides. A collecting apparatus includes a collecting chamber that exposes the substrate to a measured amount of the fluid sample such that radionuclides in the fluid sample are collected by the ion exchange resin. A drying apparatus, which can include a drying chamber, then dries the substrate. A measuring apparatus measures emissions from radionuclides collected on the substrate. The substrate is positioned in a measuring chamber proximate to a detector, which provides a signal in response to emissions from the radionuclides. Other analysis methods can be used to detect non-radioactive analytes, which can be collected with other types of sorbent materials.

Patch, Keith D. (Lexington, MA); Morgan, Dean T. (Sudbury, MA)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Recent results on energy-level fluctuations  

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We comment on the present theoretical status of the distant-neighbor spacing distributions in view of recent experimental results. In particular, we stress that both the Gaussian orthogonal and the two-body random Hamiltonian ensembles predict essentially identical spacing distributions for the highly excited part of the spectrum; this is true also for the other available measures. Thus the statistical analysis of spectrum fluctuations does not inform us about the two-body or multibody nature of the interaction. We point out also that, when due attention is paid to the variation of level density with excitation, the fluctuation pattern observed in the slow-neutron domain is found to extend throughout the entire spectrum.

O. Bohigas; J. Flores; J. B. French; M. J. Giannoni; P. A. Mello; S. S. M. Wong

1974-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Levels and Spectra of Transportation Vehicle Noise  

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In the years immediately preceding the war an informal program of the study of traffic transportationvehicle and industrial noise was undertaken in the Chicago area. In the recent past another but much more exhaustive program has been initiated and further and more detailed work has now been done. One phase of the work has been a study of the noise within the various types of vehicles generally employed in transportation. These include older and newer type trolley cars and trolley buses elevated lines and subway cars suburban electric and steam trains and passenger automobiles.Measurements were made in these vehicles not only of total sound level but of components in octave bands in the audible frequency range. The work has therefore permitted a comparison of the acoustic spectra in these vehicles and curves to show these characteristic differences will be shown.

G. L. Bonvallet

1949-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs 1 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs 1 February 2013 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) End-Use Models FAQs What is an end-use model? An end-use model is a set of equations designed to disaggregate a RECS sample household's total annual fuel consumption into end uses such as space heating, air conditioning, water heating, refrigeration, and so on. These disaggregated values are then weighted up to produce population estimates of total and average energy end uses at various levels of geography, by housing unit type, or other tabulations of interest. Why are end-use models needed? Information regarding how total energy is distributed across various end uses is critical to meeting future energy demand and improving efficiency and building design. Using submeters

483

Contemporary Sea Level Rise Anny Cazenave and William Llovel  

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Contemporary Sea Level Rise Anny Cazenave and William Llovel Laboratoire d'´etudes en g reserved 1941-1405/10/0115-0145$20.00 Key Words sea level rise, climate change, land ice melt, ocean we report on most recent results on contemporary sea level rise. We first present sea level

Siegel, David A.

484

Sea Level Rise Adaptation: From Climate Chaos to Climate Resilience  

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Sea Level Rise Adaptation: From Climate Chaos to Climate Resilience Human Dimensions and Ocean, 2013 #12;Main Discussion Points · How do we incorporate Sea-Level Rise into planning and regulatory actions? · What Does the new NRC Report on Sea- Level Rise mean to Decision-makers? · How does Sea-Level

Rohs, Remo

485

New Expressions for Level-restricted Kostka Polynomials  

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consider the two generalizations together giving rise to level- restricted generalized Kostka polynomials KNew Expressions for Level-restricted Kostka Polynomials Anne Schilling 1 and Mark Shimozono 2 ? 1 to level-restriction. In particular we give an explicit characteriza- tion of the image of level

Schilling, Anne

486

Virginia Wetlands Report Sea Level Rise & Other Coastal Hazards  

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Virginia Wetlands Report Sea Level Rise & Other Coastal Hazards: The Risks of Coastal Living See. Climate change is bringing increased temperatures, rising sea level, more frequent storms and increased in tide levels. From these records it is not only clear that water levels are rising, they appear

487

Taylor approximation for symmetric level-index arithmetic processing  

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......Keywords: symmetric level-index; Taylor expansion; computer...In the symmetric level-index (SLI) system the representation...necessary for the successful completion of computation. One example...originators of the level-index and symmetric level-index......

Xunyang Shen; Peter R. Turner

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Impact of flood defences and sea-level rise on the European Shelf tidal regime  

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Abstract The tidal response of the European Shelf to moderate ( < 1 m ) levels of sea level rise is investigated using a high resolution, well established tidal model. The model is validated for present day conditions and the tidal response to sea level rise by comparing the modelled response to long term tide gauge data. The effects of coastal defence schemes are tested, with three levels of present day coastal defences simulated. Full walls are added at the present day coastline, no coast defence schemes are used and a set of present day coastal defence schemes is simulated. The simulations show that there is a significant tidal response to moderate levels of SLR and that the response is strongly dependant on level of coastal defence simulated. The simulation using coastal defence data resulted in the strongest response as the tide was able to build up behind the coastal defence walls and create a patchwork of sea and land at the coastline. This had a strong impact on the spatial tidal energy dissipation field and in turn this has large effects on the tidal regime throughout the domain.

Holly E. Pelling; J.A. Mattias Green

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Lifetimes of rovibrational levels of HD+  

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A method for calculating the oscillator strengths for rovibrational transitions of a diatomic system within an approach that is not based on the Born-Oppenheimer (BO) approximation is presented. The non-BO wave functions representing the bound states of the system are expanded in terms of explicitly correlated Gaussian functions. The method is applied to calculate oscillator strengths for the HD+ ion for transitions between rotationless vibrational states and vibrational states which are rotationally singly excited. The effect of the asymmetry of the HD+ charge distribution on the oscillator strengths and on the lifetimes of the states is elucidated.

Nikita Kirnosov; Keeper L. Sharkey; Ludwik Adamowicz

2014-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

490

Farm level technology assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case study in Mali  

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is the effect that risk has on the potential outcomes of proposed technology. The objective of this research was to evaluate the farm level impacts of implementing new technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa explicitly incorporating risk into the future outcomes...

Feldman, Paul A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

System Level Signal and Power Integrity Analysis Methodology for System-In-Package Applications  

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. The in the system, and 3) efficiently handle large sized problems so as paper briefly outlines some new modeling for these package using a range of technologies from new materials and effects accurately and hence, compromises systems, where milli-volt amplitude schematic diagram of a SiP with integrated RF / Digital, levels matter

Swaminathan, Madhavan

492

Biomass, Flavonol Levels and Sensory Characteristics of Allium cultivars Grown Hydroponically at Ambient and  

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04ICES-136 Biomass, Flavonol Levels and Sensory Characteristics of Allium cultivars Grown growth chambers to evaluate the effect of elevated CO2 (1200 ppm) versus ambient CO2 (400 ppm) on biomass planting (dap). Regardless of cultivar or dap, plants grown at elevated CO2 had greater biomass

Paré, Paul W.

493

Computation of incompressible bubble dynamics with a stabilized finite element level set method  

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Computation of incompressible bubble dynamics with a stabilized finite element level set method. 100 (1992) 335­354] was applied in order to account for surface tension effects. To restrict as surface tension. The capability of the resultant algorithm is demonstrated with two and three dimensional

Frey, Pascal

494

Translation of Curriculum Statement for Graduate Level (Third-level) Education  

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Communication must submit an application to the head of the Department of Information Technology. Admissions and Technology (Board for Third-level Education) on 2012-01-23. Translatioin approved 2012-01-23. The Curriculum or courses relevant for Computer Communication, covering at least 90 higher education credits and 15 credits

Flener, Pierre

495

Effects of H2 ambient annealing in fully 0 0 2-textured ZnO:Ga thin films grown on glass substrates using RF magnetron co-sputter deposition  

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Gallium doped zinc oxide (ZnO:Ga) thin films were grown on glass substrates using RF magnetron co-sputtering, followed by H2 ambient annealing at 623 K to explore a possibility of steady and low-cost process for fabricating transparent electrodes. While it was observed that the ZnO:Ga thin films were densely packed c-axis oriented self-textured structures, in the as-deposited state, the films contained Ga2O3 and ZnGa2O4 which had adverse effect on the electrical properties. On the other hand, post-annealing in H2 ambient improved the electrical properties significantly via reduction of Ga2O3 and ZnGa2O4 to release elemental Ga which subsequently acted as substitutional dopant increasing the carrier concentration by two orders of magnitude. Transmittance of the ZnO:Ga thin films were all over 90% that of glass while the optical band gap varied in accordance with the carrier concentrations due to changes in Fermi level. Experimental observation in this study suggests that transparent conductive oxide (TCO) films based on Ga doped ZnO with good electrical and optical properties can be realized via simple low-cost process.

Sungyeon Kim; Jungmok Seo; Hyeon Woo Jang; Jungsik Bang; Woong Lee; Taeyoon Lee; Jae-Min Myoung

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Recent Trends in Crude Oil Stock Levels  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J 0 280 300 320 340 360 380 400 420 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Average Range: 1993-1995 Recent Trends in Crude Oil Stock Levels by Aileen A. Bohn Energy Information Administration (EIA) data for March 1996 primary inventories of crude oil were the lowest recorded in almost 20 years. Crude oil inventories, which were generally on a downward trend since the beginning of 1995, fell below the average range in July 1995 and have yet to recover (Figure FE1). On September 27, 1996, crude oil stocks registered 303 million barrels, compared to a normal range of nearly 311 to 332 million barrels for September. 1 Low crude oil inventories can cause price volatility in crude oil markets. 2 When inventories are low, refiners resort to

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Interannual variability and seasonal contribution of thermal expansion to sea level in the Persian Gulf  

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In an attempt to understand the causes of the sea-level seasonal cycle in the Persian Gulf, we investigated the relationships of sea-level data from 11 stations with atmospheric pressure and thermosteric level. Sea level is significantly correlated among all stations. The mean trend in sea level for the Persian Gulf is about 2.34 mm/year. The thermosteric sea-level variability is estimated from temperature profiles at one-degree grid points. Contour maps of thermosteric level show that the height due to thermal expansion is high in summer and autumn, and low during winter and spring. The monthly mean thermostric height ranges from +2.2 cm in July to ?2.1 cm in February. The major change in sea level due to the thermosteric level seems to be associated with the large change of the thermohaline circulation in the Persian Gulf. The maximum expansion occurs in summer, and the maximum contraction occurs in winter. Results of the regression analysis demonstrate that from 62% to 90.2% of the variance in the seasonal cycle is due to atmospheric pressure. The inclusion of the thermosteric sea level as a secondary forcing in the regression model improves the variance explained to 78.1–90.7%. The remaining change should be due to the halosteric effect and upwelling. Tide-gauge stations located at the Gulf's head show high correlation with Ekman vertical velocity. There are two distinct tide gauge stations in the Persian Gulf. One is found in the first cyclonic gyre and the other in the second gyre. The inclusion of Ekman upwelling to the model, improves significantly the variations explained as well, from 82.3% to 91.9%.

F. Hosseinibalam; S. Hassanzadeh; A. Kiasatpour

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

New and Improved Level 1 Training Evaluation Report | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New and Improved Level 1 Training Evaluation Report New and Improved Level 1 Training Evaluation Report New and Improved Level 1 Training Evaluation Report October 23, 2013 - 1:21pm Addthis Most organizational training budgets have been decreased, and this has made it essential to determine whether the training that organizations procure is effective toward meeting mission requirements. A group of dedicated individuals from the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) collaborated to improve the functionality of the Level 1 Training Evaluation reports managed in the Corporate Human Resource Information System (CHRIS) to allow users the flexibility to: query multiple training sessions at the same time; and query data on external training courses (courses attended by DOE employees but offered by external vendors).

499

Maximum likelihood method to correct for missed levels based on the ?3(L) statistic  

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The ?3(L) statistic of random matrix theory is defined as the average of a set of random numbers {?}, derived from a spectrum. The distribution p(?) of these random numbers is used as the basis of a maximum likelihood method to gauge the fraction x of levels missed in an experimental spectrum. The method is tested on an ensemble of depleted spectra from the Gaussian orthogonal ensemble (GOE) and accurately returned the correct fraction of missed levels. Neutron resonance data and acoustic spectra of an aluminum block were analyzed. All results were compared with an analysis based on an established expression for ?3(L) for a depleted GOE spectrum. The effects of intruder levels are examined and seen to be very similar to those of missed levels. Shell model spectra were seen to give the same p(?) as the GOE.

Declan Mulhall

2011-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal power flow considering fault current level constraints and fault current limiters  

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Abstract The aim of this paper is to present a novel method to dispatch the active generation power properly in the power system while incorporating fault current levels as constraints for the optimization problem. Due to the limited capacity of protective devices such as circuit breakers, allocating active power without considering fault current levels can probably lead to fault currents exceeding the rating of these devices. Hence restricting the fault current levels to an allowable amount while minimizing a specified objective function seems to be necessary. In a number of cases even the appropriate allocation of active power is not able to reduce the fault current levels to the permitted amount therefore using fault current limiters (FCL) is unavoidable. In this paper also a planning scheme is presented for the location and sizing of fault current limiters and the effect of fault current limiters on the objective functions is investigated.

Amirhossein Khazali; Mohsen Kalantar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z