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American Agri diesel LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

diesel LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name American Agri-diesel LLC Place Colorado Springs, Colorado Product Biodiesel producer in Colorado. References American Agri-diesel LLC1...

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AgriFuel Company | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search Name AgriFuel Company Place Cranford, New Jersey Sector Biofuels Product AgriFuel produces and markets biofuels refined from waste vegetable oil,...

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AGRI-SCIENCE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY  

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AGRI-SCIENCE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY NETWORK Vehicle for translation: Pioneering a cross-academic, -industry and -government network Chemical Biology Community Agri- Sciences Community Industry Policy makers), with multidisciplinary approaches being the drivers enabling this. Chemical Biology through physical science innovation

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Agri Energy Funding Solutions | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Agri Energy Funding Solutions Agri Energy Funding Solutions Jump to: navigation, search Name Agri-Energy Funding Solutions Place Omaha, Nebraska Zip 68137-2495 Sector Biomass, Wind energy Product AGRI-ENERGY FUNDING SOLUTIONS is a market consultant for BioDiesel, Ethanol as well as Biomass and Wind Energy projects both nationally and internationally and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. References Agri-Energy Funding Solutions[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Agri-Energy Funding Solutions is a company located in Omaha, Nebraska . References ↑ "Agri-Energy Funding Solutions" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Agri_Energy_Funding_Solutions&oldid=341887

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Agri Source Fuels | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Agri-Source Fuels Place Pensacola, Florida Zip 32505 Product Biodiesel producer located in Florida that owns a plant in Dade City. References Agri-Source Fuels1 LinkedIn...

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Agri Energy LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Name Agri-Energy LLC Place Luverne, Minnesota Zip 56156 Product Corn trader and bioethanol producer. References Agri-Energy LLC1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No...

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Reeve Agri Energy Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Reeve Agri Energy Inc Reeve Agri Energy Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Reeve Agri-Energy Inc. Place Garden City, Kansas Zip 67846-8927 Product Owns and operates a 12m gallon (45.4m litre)per year ethanol production facility located in Garden City, Kansas. References Reeve Agri-Energy Inc.[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Reeve Agri-Energy Inc. is a company located in Garden City, Kansas . References ↑ "Reeve Agri-Energy Inc." Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Reeve_Agri_Energy_Inc&oldid=350246" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version

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Agri Energy Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Inc Place Nashville, Tennessee Zip 37201 Product Biodiesel producer, located in Nashville, Tennessee. References Agri-Energy Inc1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No...

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Sunrise Agri Fuels | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Zip 55310 Sector Biomass Product Manufacturer of Biomass Fuel Pellets for Pellet Burning Stoves. References Sunrise Agri Fuels1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No...

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Texas AgriLife Research Rule 34.05.99.A1 Smoking in Texas AgriLife Research Facilities and Vehicles Page 1 of 1  

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Texas AgriLife Research Rule 34.05.99.A1 Smoking in Texas AgriLife Research Facilities and Vehicles Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research Rules 34.05.99.A1 SMOKING IN TEXAS AGRILIFE RESEARCH FACILITIES To provide guidelines concerning smoking in Texas AgriLife Research (AgriLife Research) facilities

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Texas AgriLife Research, and Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic  

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Vendor Guide Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Texas AgriLife Research, and Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory are members of The Texas A&M University System. All purchases made by Texas A&M AgriLife follow State Law, the Texas A&M University System Procurement Code, and the Texas A

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Mid America Agri Products | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mid America Agri Products Mid America Agri Products Jump to: navigation, search Name Mid America Agri Products Place Madrid, Nebraska Zip 69150 Product Ethanol producer located in Madrid, Nebraska. Coordinates 40.4203°, -3.705774° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.4203,"lon":-3.705774,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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East Kansas Agri Energy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kansas Agri Energy Kansas Agri Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name East Kansas Agri-Energy Place Garnett, Kansas Zip 66032 Product Dry-mill bioethanol producer Coordinates 32.609607°, -81.244377° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.609607,"lon":-81.244377,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Bootheel Agri Energy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Bootheel Agri Energy Bootheel Agri Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name Bootheel Agri-Energy Place Sikeston, Missouri Zip 63801 Product Developer of a now-postponed 100m gallon (378m litre) per year bioethanol plant in Sikeston, Missouri. Coordinates 36.876525°, -89.588284° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":36.876525,"lon":-89.588284,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Commonwealth AgriEnergy | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Commonwealth AgriEnergy Commonwealth AgriEnergy Jump to: navigation, search Name Commonwealth AgriEnergy Place Hopkinsville, Kentucky Zip 42241 Product Bioethanol producer using corn as feedstock Coordinates 36.867275°, -87.487699° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":36.867275,"lon":-87.487699,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 31.04.01.A1.01 Holidays Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 31.04.01.A1.01 Holidays Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research, work on holidays and religious holidays. Texas AgriLife Research (AgriLife Research) employees located on the Texas A&M University campus in Bryan/ College Station follow the holiday schedule of Texas A

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 33.99.99.A1.02 Official Personnel File Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 33.99.99.A1.02 Official Personnel File Page 1 of 2 Texas Agri, 2007 September 1, 2008 PROCEDURE STATEMENT Each Texas AgriLife Research employee will have an official in their personnel file. TRANSFERRING FILES When an employee transfers employment within Texas AgriLife Research

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Rule 34.05.99.X1 Smoking in Texas AgriLife Extension Service Facilities and Vehicles Page 1 of 2  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Rule 34.05.99.X1 Smoking in Texas AgriLife Extension Service Facilities and Vehicles Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Rules 34.05.99.X1 SMOKING IN TEXAS Supplements System Policy 34.05 PURPOSE To provide guidelines concerning smoking in Texas AgriLife Extension

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Agri capital GmbH | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Zip 48155 Product Muenster-based agri.capital develops and operates decentralised biogas plants. Coordinates 33.652, -97.376364 Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingser...

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Agri Ethanol Products LLC AEPNC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ethanol Products LLC AEPNC Jump to: navigation, search Name Agri-Ethanol Products LLC (AEPNC) Place Raleigh, North Carolina Zip 27615 Product Ethanol producer and project...

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they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 07.03.01.A1.01 Political Campaign Events on AgriLife Research Property Page 1 of 1  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 07.03.01.A1.01 Political Campaign Events on AgriLife Research Property Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures 07.03.01.A1.01 POLITICAL CAMPAIGN EVENTS ON TEXAS STATEMENT In accordance with System Policies 07.03.01, Texas AgriLife Research (AgriLife Research

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A1.02 Motor Vehicle Accident Reports Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A1.02 Motor Vehicle Accident Reports Page 1 of 2 Texas Revised: November 13, 2010 Next Scheduled Review: November 13, 2012 PROCEDURE STATEMENT The Texas A vehicle operators in the event of a vehicle accident involving a Texas AgriLife Research (Agri

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AgriKomp GmbH | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Germany Zip D-91732 Product A major German and international group specializing in biogas plants. Subdidiaries France, Italy, Czech Rep, Poland References agriKomp GmbH1...

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Power Electonics & Electric Machinery | Clean Energy | ORNL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Power Electronics and Electric Machinery SHARE Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Power Electronics and Electric Machinery research has dramatically advanced the technology...

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Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center 17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252  

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Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center 17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252 Fall Integrated Pest Management Seminar Melody Lee Texas Department of Agriculture -- Dallas Dr. Dotty Woodson Texas AgriLife Extension Service--Dallas Dr. Young-Ki Jo Texas AgriLife Extension Service -- College Station Dr. James Mc

Wilkins, Neal

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TECO Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TECO Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. NVLAP Lab Code: 200378-0. ... Send E-Mail to NVLAP at: NVLAP@nist.gov. Efficiency of Electric Motors. ...

2013-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas A&M AgriLife Administrative Services Purchasing  

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Texas A&M AgriLife Administrative Services ­ Purchasing (08/10) ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION The dispute resolution process provided for in Chapter 2260 of the Texas Government Code shall be used, subchapter B, of the Texas Government Code. To initiate the process, Vendor shall submit written notice

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Texas AgriLIFE Research Wheat Cultivar Development  

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Texas AgriLIFE Research Wheat Cultivar Development Jackie Rudd, Amir Ibrahim, Ravindra Devkota Through breeding efforts and better management practices, grain yield of wheat in Texas has increased from an average of 20 bushels per acre during the 1960's to 30 bushels per acre during the 1990's (Texas

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.02 Vehicle Inscriptions Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.02 Vehicle Inscriptions Page 1 of 2 Texas Agri Next Scheduled Review: November 13, 2012 PROCEDURE STATEMENT Chapter 721 of the Texas Transportation Code requires state-owned vehicles to be inscribed with the word "Texas" followed by the name

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.02 Vehicle Inscriptions Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.02 Vehicle Inscriptions Page 1 of 2 Texas of the Texas Transportation Code requires state-owned vehicles to be inscribed with the word "Texas" followed for obtaining and installing Texas AgriLife Extension Service (Extension) decals on vehicles. PROCEDURES 1

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 07.03.01.X1.01 Political Campaign Events on AgriLife Extension Service Property Page 1 of 1  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 07.03.01.X1.01 Political Campaign Events on AgriLife Extension Service Property Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 07.03.01.X1.01 POLITICAL CAMPAIGN EVENTS ON TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE PROPERTY Approved: December 15, 2010 Next Scheduled

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.03 Vehicle Use Reports: Automobiles/Trucks Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.03 Vehicle Use Reports: Automobiles/Trucks Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 21.01.08.X1.03 VEHICLE USE REPORTS: AUTOMOBILES STATEMENT To comply with the provisions of the applicable civil statutes of the State of Texas, Texas Agri

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.03 Vehicle Use Reports: Automobiles/Trucks Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.03 Vehicle Use Reports: Automobiles/Trucks Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures 21.01.08.A1.03 VEHICLE USE REPORTS: AUTOMOBILES/TRUCKS Approved To comply with the provisions of the applicable civil statutes of the State of Texas, Texas Agri

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 25.07.01.A1.01 Delegation of Authority and Contract Administration Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 25.07.01.A1.01 Delegation of Authority and Contract Administration Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures 25.07.01.A1.01 DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY AND CONTRACT establishes the delegation of authority and contract administration procedures for Texas AgriLife Research

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Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing (NAICS 3335)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. metalworking machinery manufacturing industry (NAICS 3335) consists of about 7,900 firms with combined annual revenues of about $29 billion. Many (75%) of these firms are small, having fewer than 20 employees. This industry consumes a large amount of electricity, with about half of their usage going to drives that are used for machine tools; therefore, it is with motors and drives that the greatest opportunities for energy savings lie. Several electric technology options are available and identi...

2012-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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AG-421 (04/16/13) Texas A&M AgriLife  

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Form, HR-12 (ORP-eligible position only) Prior ORP Participation Acknowledgement Form, HR-11 (if previously enrolled in ORP, or eligible for ORP and did not select Activate Email account via the Agri

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China National Machinery Industry Complete Engineering Corporation...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

construction project, trading, military equipment manufacturing, real estate and waste-to-energy project development. References China National Machinery Industry Complete...

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.04 Vehicle Compulsory Inspection Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.04 Vehicle Compulsory Inspection Page 1 of 2 Texas Revised: November 13, 2010 Next Scheduled Review: November 13, 2012 PROCEDURE STATEMENT The Texas for the inspection of vehicles to comply with the Texas Transportation Code. PROCEDURES 1.0 Inspection Requirements 1

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A1.08 Hazard Communication Programs Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A1.08 Hazard Communication Programs Page 1 of 2 Texas PROCEDURE STATEMENT A Hazard Communication (HazCom) Program shall be implemented to comply with the Texas Health and Safety Code - Chapter 502, "The Texas Hazard Communication Act", and Chapter 506, "The Public

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.11 Hazardous Chemical Waste Disposal Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.11 Hazardous Chemical Waste Disposal Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 24.01.01.X1.11 HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL WASTE DISPOSAL, and federal regulations, and is enforced by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "agri cultural machinery" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
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they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.02 Motor Vehicle Accident Reports Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.02 Motor Vehicle Accident Reports Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 24.01.01.X1.02 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORTS Approved The Texas A&M University System covers system vehicles under a system-wide self insurance plan. Employees

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.08 Hazard Communication Programs Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.08 Hazard Communication Programs Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 24.01.01.X1.08 HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM Approved with the Texas Health and Safety Code - Chapter 502, "The Texas Hazard Communication Act", and Chapter 506, "The

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.04 Vehicle Compulsory Inspection Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.04 Vehicle Compulsory Inspection Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 21.01.08.X1.04 VEHICLE COMPULSORY INSPECTION Approved: July The Texas Transportation Code, Title 7, Subtitle C, Chapter 548 administered by the Department of Public

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.05 Farm Equipment Operation and Maintenance Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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for all equipment serviced in the Laserfiche Document Management System in section 5.6.1 by the equipmentTexas AgriLife Research Procedure 21.01.08.A1.05 Farm Equipment Operation and Maintenance Page 1 of 1 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures 21.01.08.A1.05 FARM EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 25.07.01.X1.01 Delegation of Authority and Contract Administration Page 1 of 2  

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 25.07.01.X1.01 Delegation of Authority and Contract Administration Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 25.07.01.X1.01 DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY administration procedures for the Texas AgriLife Extension Service (Extension) in accordance with System Policy

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research Procedures 24.01.01.A0.09 Outdoor Burning  

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research Procedures 24.01.01.A0.09 Outdoor Burning Approved: October 5, 2000: August 27, 2014 Texas A&M AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A0.09 Outdoor Burning Page 1 of 2 PROCEDURE STATEMENT The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulates outdoor burning (30 TAC

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PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF U.S. STEEL CORPORATION--AGRI-CHEMICAL  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF U.S. STEEL CORPORATION--AGRI-CHEMICAL (former Armour Fertilizer Works) Bartow, Florida Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program ..- _ "." --~ ____- - .___ _ --.. U.S. STEEL CORPORATION--AGRI-CHEMICAL (former Armour Fertilizer Works) Bartow, Florida At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the U.S. Steel Corporation--Agri- Chemical Plant near Bartow, Florida (see Fig. l), on April 4, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those facilities utilized under Atomic

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Application of Embedded System in Construction Machinery  

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Developed especially for the specific requirements and standards of construction and automotive industries for vehicles and machines to work in the field, modern controller in construction machinery is usually made up of several different electric control ...

Ming-shan Liu; Yuan Zhou

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas A&M AgriLife The Texas A&M University System  

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Texas A&M AgriLife The Texas A&M University System Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award. , Former Texas Governor 1995 Mr. L. Don Anderson, Distinguished Cotton Leader 1996 Senator William "Bill" Sims, Former Executive Director, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association 1997 Mrs. Mary Nan West

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Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Diversity Council Representatives from Texas AgriLife  

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Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Diversity Council Representatives from Texas AgriLife Facilitator Joni E. Baker, Ph.D. Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity The Texas A&M University System 200 Technology Way, Suite 1281 College Station, Texas 77845-3424 979-458-6203 979-458-6206 (fax

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Energy Star Appliances 1 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ENERGY STAR Appliances  

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Energy Star® Appliances 1 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ENERGY STAR® Appliances ENERGY STAR®-labeled appliances save you money by using less electricity and water than other appliances. Better appliance energy efficiency comes from quality materials and technologically advanced materials. Although energy efficient

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 24.01.01.X0.09 Outdoor Burning  

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Procedures 24.01.01.X0.09 Outdoor Burning Approved: October 5 Review: August 27, 2014 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X0.09 Outdoor Burning burning (30 TAC 111.201-221).Those units located on the Texas A&M University campus will follow the Open

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Comparison of human resource management practices and perceptions of agri-business employees across three indonesian subcultures  

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Prior research has shown that differences in human resource management (HRM) perception/practices do exist between nations. These differences have been attributed to variations in culture. The fundamental purpose of this study was to determine whether subcultures differing in location, religion, and ethnicity significantly affect perception/ practices of human resource management within a common national context (Indonesia). A secondary purpose of the current study was to compare with those found within Indonesia by the Best International Practices Consortium or Best Practices Project (BPP). Participants in the present study were 762 agri-business employees who were members of three distinctly separate subcultures within Indonesia; Sundanese/ Javanese, Balinese, and Minahasan. Data are obtained through the distribution of written questionnaires modeled after those employed by the BPP. Within each subculture, there were numerous disparities between current perceived practices and those desired by employees. This study also revealed several significant differences in HRM practices and perceptions across the three observed subcultures in the areas of hiring, training, performance appraisal, leadership, and communications. Participants reported differences in current and desired managerial styles across subcultures. However, within these groups, current management practices matched employee preferences. The overall findings of the present study differed from those of the BPP. These differences may be attributable to dissimilarities in the samples for the two studies samples. This study indicates that employee attitudes and perceptions of HRM practices do differ across cultural boundaries within a common national context. This discovery has wide implications for international companies which may be looking to establish overseas enterprises in countries with diverse cultural populations.

Kelly, Mark Christopher

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property Tax Exemption for Machinery, Equipment, Materials, and Supplies  

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

Exemption for Machinery, Equipment, Materials, and Exemption for Machinery, Equipment, Materials, and Supplies (Kansas) Property Tax Exemption for Machinery, Equipment, Materials, and Supplies (Kansas) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Property Tax Incentive Provider Revenue The Property Tax Exemption for Machinery, Equipment, Materials, and Supplies exists for low-dollar items of machinery, equipment, materials and supplies used for business purposes, or in activities by an entity not subject to Kansas income tax. A property tax exemption exists for all machinery, equipment, materials and supplies used for business purposes, or

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Come and Walk Across Texas! with us. The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Education Agency are  

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Come and Walk Across Texas! with us. The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Education Agency are partnering to Walk Across Texas! Walk Across Texas! is a great way to promote physical for people who work at all levels of Texas' school systems. Senate Bill 891 requires all public school

Wilkins, Neal

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Assessment of classification and indexing of an agricultural journal based on metadata in AGRIS and CAB Abstracts databases  

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Agricultural thesauri and classification schemes are being increasingly upgraded as ontologies, prompting end-user awareness of the concept of structured taxonomies and metadata. Related agricultural databases, such as Agris and CAB Abstracts, exhibit ... Keywords: agricultural classification, agricultural journals, agricultural thesauri, agriculture, databases, descriptors, information retrieval, journal classification, journal indexing, metadata, ontology, scientific papers, semantics, subject categories, subject headings, terminology

Tomaz Bartol

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Food Machinery and Chemical...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Letter; Barr, Jr. to Ardis; Subject: Wisconsin Nitrogen Fixation Process; September 9, 1954 WV.04-3 - MemorandumChecklist; Williams to File; Subject: Food Machinery Corps; June...

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The Industrial Machinery Tax Credit (Tennessee) | Department of Energy  

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Industrial Machinery Tax Credit (Tennessee) Industrial Machinery Tax Credit (Tennessee) The Industrial Machinery Tax Credit (Tennessee) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Transportation Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Tennessee Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development The Industrial Machinery Tax Credit provides tax savings from equipment investments dependent upon the size investment made during the period. To qualify for this credit, companies are not required to create new jobs.

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Haptic Control of Hydraulic Machinery Using Proportional Valves .  

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??Supplying haptic or force feedback to operators using hydraulic machinery such as excavators has the potential to increase operator capabilities. Haptic, robotic, human-machine interfaces enable (more)

Kontz, Matthew Edward

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of Aluminum Rolling Oil and Machinery Oil Residues ...  

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Presentation Title, Determination of Aluminum Rolling Oil and Machinery Oil Residues on Aluminum Sheet and Foil by Using Elemental Analysis and Fourier ...

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Pages that link to "China National Machinery Industry Complete...  

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en.openei.orgwikiSpecial:WhatLinksHereChinaNationalMachineryIndustryCompleteEngineeringCorporationCMCEC" Special pages About us Disclaimers Energy blogs Developer...

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Commercial and Industrial Machinery Tax Exemption (Kansas) | Department of  

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Commercial and Industrial Machinery Tax Exemption (Kansas) Commercial and Industrial Machinery Tax Exemption (Kansas) Commercial and Industrial Machinery Tax Exemption (Kansas) < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Department of Revenue All commercial and industrial machinery and equipment acquired by qualified purchase or lease made or entered into after June 30, 2006 shall be exempt from property tax. All commercial and industrial machinery and equipment transported into this state after June 30, 2006 for the purpose of expanding an existing business or the creation of a new business shall be exempt from property tax

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The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents  

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As Extension begins to develop educational program delivery strategies for Emergency Preparedness and Management education, the major challenge will be to establish a culture among county agriculture and natural resources (ANR) Extension agents to integrate this educational programming into ongoing programming to ensure added value to this innovation and its unit of adoption. The attitudes and perceptions of these ANR agents in overall programming efforts will be extremely important for adoption and further dissemination of Emergency Preparedness and Management education to all clientele; therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine what Extension ANR agents perceived as advantages and obstacles associated with the organization and implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Management education and the necessity for establishing local animal issues committees. The study population was Texas AgriLife Extension Service ANR agents. The agents were from both rural and urban counties, in various stages in their careers and various stages of the organization, facilitation and implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Management education and animal issues committee establishment. An online instrument was developed based on a review of related literature. The instrument had 19 total question sets pertaining to the 4 objectives of the study and included matrix, multiple choice and yes/no questions. Questions to obtain demographic information (gender, age, Extension affiliation, years of employment with Extension, and county size) were also asked. Results indicated ANR agents felt Extension should be involved in the organization, planning and implementation of educational efforts in Emergency Preparedness and Management and also the establishment and maintenance of Animal Issues Committees. ANR agents indicated Extension?s best approach would be to help identify innovators, adopters and the resources needed for Emergency Preparedness and Management and Animal Issues Committees. The success or failure of educational programming for Emergency Management depends on the help or assistance that is provided by the key stakeholders and agencies in counties. From this study, it is apparent local stakeholder and agency involvement has been an advantage and obstacle for Texas AgriLife Extension ANR agents in the state of Texas.

Maxwell, Ricky G.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Joint Genome Institute: Rot's Unique Wood Degrading Machinery...  

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February 5, 2009 Rot's Unique Wood Degrading Machinery to be Harnessed for Better Biofuels Production WALNUT CREEK, CA-An international team led by scientists from the U.S....

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Baicheng Miracle Equipment Machinery Company Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Machinery Company Ltd Machinery Company Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Baicheng Miracle Equipment Machinery Company Ltd Place Baicheng, Jilin Province, China Zip 137000 Sector Wind energy Product A wind equipment manufacturer, jointly established by Jiangsu Miracle Logistics System Engineering Ltd and Baicheng Tongye Ltd. Coordinates 45.234879°, 123.065598° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.234879,"lon":123.065598,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Fenn Machinery Co - CT 11  

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Fenn Machinery Co - CT 11 Fenn Machinery Co - CT 11 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Fenn Machinery Co. (CT.11 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: New Britain , Connecticut CT.11-1 Evaluation Year: 1987 CT.11-1 Site Operations: Performed short-term tests on small quantities of uranium metal to explore potential for swaging, circa mid-1950 CT.11-1 CT.11-3 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Potential for contamination considered remote due to limited scope of activities and relatively small quantities of radioactive material used CT.11-1 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Uranium CT.11-3 Radiological Survey(s): None Indicated Site Status: Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP CT.11-2

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.05 Farm Equipment Operation and Maintenance Page 1 of 1  

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records for all equipment serviced in the Laserfiche Document Management System in section 5Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 21.01.08.X1.05 Farm Equipment Operation and Maintenance AND MAINTENANCE Approved: July 21, 2001 Revised: December 14, 2010 Next Scheduled review: December 14, 2012

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The western river steamboat: structure and machinery, 1811 to 1860  

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The western river steamboat contained the technology that transformed the trans-Appalachian West from a wilderness to an economically significant region of the country. The following study explores the origin and development of this important steamboat type by analyzing archaeological data and historic sources. This information is used to create a thorough study of steamboat construction and machinery. The first steamboat on the western rivers was built by Robert Fulton in 1811. In the next decade many steamboats followed, but these vessels were not well-adapted to the shallow and swift rivers. Typically these steamboats had deep-drafted, stoutly constructed hulls, heavy low-pressure condensing engines, and many other features akin to ocean-going watercraft. In the 1820s, shipwrights began to adapt steamboat hull form and machinery to the river conditions. By the close of this decade the high-pressure engine was universally adopted for use on western steamboats because of its power, light weight, low cost, and ease of repair. Advancements in propulsion machinery were paralleled by the construction of shallow, flat-bottomed hulls and multiple decks rising high above the waterline. In the late 1830s or early 1840s, the construction of steamboats was materially advanced with the invention of hogging chains. These long iron rods prevented steamboat hulls from hogging or sagging, thereby allowing shipwrights to build vessels with lighter timbers, further reducing vessel draft. The first section of this thesis introduces the reader to the subject and outlines the sources consulted for this study, while Sections II and III present the historic context necessary for understanding the western river steamboat's historic importance. Sections IV through VI contain a detailed analysis of steamboat structure and machinery divided into chronological periods. Conclusions are presented in Section VII. Appendices include a table quantifying steamboat construction on western rivers and a table of measurements from steamboats that plied the Ohio River in 1850.

Kane, Adam Isaac

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compairs VFD/VSD Compressor - Kunshan CompAirs Machinery Plant ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Compairs VFD/VSD Compressor,Kunshan CompAirs Machinery Plant Co.,Ltd is the leading air compressor manufacturer and exporter in china, Professional ...

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VSD/VFD Screw air compressor, Kunshan CompAirs Machinery Plant ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

VSD/VFD Screw air compressor,Kunshan CompAirs Machinery Plant Co.,Ltd is the leading air compressor manufacturer and exporter in china, Professional ...

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Power electronics and electric machinery challenges and opportunities in electric and hybrid vehicles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The development of power electronics and electric machinery presents significant challenges to the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicles. Electronic components and systems development for vehicle applications have progressed from the replacement of mechanical systems to the availability of features that can only be realized through interacting electronic controls and devices. Near-term applications of power electronics in vehicles will enable integrated powertrain controls, integrated chassis system controls, and navigation and communications systems. Future applications of optimized electric machinery will enable highly efficient and lightweight systems. This paper will explore the areas where research and development is required to ensure the continued development of power electronics and electric machines to meet the rigorous demands of automotive applications. Additionally, recent advances in automotive related power electronics and electric machinery at Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be explained. 3 refs., 5 figs.

Adams, D.J.; Hsu, J.S.; Young, R.W. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Peng, F.Z. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and Parameter Optimization for an Articulating Electro Hydraulic Forest Machinery  

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This paper focuses on modeling and parameter estimation for the electro hydraulic actuation system of an articulated forestry machine. The linear graph method is implemented in deriving mathematical models of the swing, boom and stick subsystems. Actuation ... Keywords: Forest Machinery, Articulating Electro Hydraulic, Parameter Optimization

Wei-Zhan Guo; Liu-Jin Hao; Yu Ying; Wu-Jia Di

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feature-based classifier ensembles for diagnosing multiple faults in rotating machinery  

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Recent researches in fault classification have shown the importance of accurately selecting the features that have to be used as inputs to the diagnostic model. In this work, a multi-objective genetic algorithm (MOGA) is considered for the feature selection ... Keywords: Ensemble, Fault diagnosis, Feature selection, Multi-objective genetic algorithms, Rotating machinery

E. Zio; P. Baraldi; G. Gola

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interaction and ergonomics issues in the development of a mixed reality construction machinery simulator for safety training  

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We present the work on a simulator of construction machinery developed to train workers in their safe use. The simulation setup consists of a real versatile cabin placed on a motion platform in order to provide a realistic interaction with the system ... Keywords: construction machinery, ergonomics, interaction, mixed reality, safety, simulator, training

lvaro Segura; Aitor Moreno; Gino Brunetti; Thomas Henn

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safeguards Culture  

SciTech Connect

The concepts of nuclear safety and security culture are well established; however, a common understanding of safeguards culture is not internationally recognized. Supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration, the authors prepared this report, an analysis of the concept of safeguards culture, and gauged its value to the safeguards community. The authors explored distinctions between safeguards culture, safeguards compliance, and safeguards performance, and evaluated synergies and differences between safeguards culture and safety/security culture. The report concludes with suggested next steps.

Frazar, Sarah L.; Mladineo, Stephen V.

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FY2007 Annual Progress Report for the Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

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Power electronics And Power electronics And electric MAchinery ProgrAM v ehicle t echnologies Progr AM Less dependence on foreign oil today, and transition to a petroleum-free, emissions-free vehicle tomorrow. 2 0 0 7 a n n u a l p r o g r e s s r e p o r t U.S. Department of Energy Office of Vehicle Technologies, EE-2G 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585-0121 FY 2007 Annual Progress Report for the Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program Submitted to: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Vehicle Technologies Vehicle Systems Team Susan A. Rogers, Technology Development Manager December 2007 Power Electronics and Electric Machines FY 2007 Progress Report Contents Acronyms and Abbreviations ................................................................................................................ v

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FY2008 Annual Progress Report for the Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

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AnnuAl Progress rePort for AnnuAl Progress rePort for the AdvAnced Power electronics And electric MAchinery technology AreA annual progress report 2008 V e h i c l e T e c h n o l o g i e s P r o g r a m U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies, EE-2G 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.

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2005 Annual Progress Report for the Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

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Technologies, EE-2G Technologies, EE-2G 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585-0121 FY 2005 Annual Progress Report for the Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Vehicle Systems Team Susan A. Rogers, Technology Development Manager November 2005 ii Contents Acronyms and Abbreviations ................................................................................................................. iv Executive Summary ................................................................................................................................ 1 1. Technical Support............................................................................................................................. 3

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Autonomous farming: modelling and control of agricultural machinery in a unified framework  

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There are significant challenges faced by the farming industry, including a reduced labour workforce and a corporate style of farming. Such factors demand an increase in farming efficiency and productivity. This paper describes future autonomous farming ... Keywords: agricultural machinery, agricultural robotics, agronomy data, articulated farm vehicles, autonomous farming, autonomous robots, autonomous vehicles, intelligent systems, precision agriculture, precision farming, tracking control, trajectory tracking, uncertainty, vehicle control, vehicle modelling

Ray Eaton; Jay Katupitiya; Kheng Wah Siew; Blair Howarth

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultural Preservation  

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Cultural Preservation Cultural Preservation Cultural Preservation The Laboratory strives to balance its continued growth with proactive and effective management of cultural resources. June 27, 2012 Los Alamos is rich with native antiquities Ceramic pottery sherds found at Tsirege Pueblo at TA-54. The pueblo, which dates to the Classic period of the Ancestral Pueblo cultural period, AD 1325-1600, consisted of hundreds of rooms. The Tsirege site also contains petroglyphs (ancient rock art) and cavates (small caves dug out of canyon walls, suitable for living). Contact Environmental Communications & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email LANL cultural resource specialists evaluate impacts to cultural resources, assess ecological risk, and prepare environmental assessments and

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Worker noise exposures from diesel and electric surface coal mining machinery  

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comparative study of noise produced from diesel and electric mining machinery in an opencast coal mine was made. It was found that the diesel machines produced higher environmental noise than the electric machines. The projected and measured operator's noise dose for 8-hour also showed that the diesel machines produced higher noise than the electric machines. The recorded sound levels and the noise dose for different machines and the crusher house were compared with the regulatory limits. With electric drill machines, drilling in hard rock produced higher noise levels than drilling in soft rock. This can be used to characterize the rock for blast designs.

Roy, S.; Adhikari, G.R.

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A new structural framework for integrating replication protein A into DNA processing machinery  

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By coupling the protection and organization of ssDNA with the recruitment and alignment of DNA processing factors, Replication Protein A (RPA) lies at the heart of dynamic multi-protein DNA processing machinery. Nevertheless, how RPA manages to coordinate the biochemical functions of its eight domains remains unknown. We examined the structural biochemistry of RPA s DNA binding activity, combining small-angle x-ray and neutron scattering with all-atom molecular dynamics simulations to investigate the architecture of RPA s DNA-binding core. It has been long held that RPA engages ssDNA in three stages, but our data reveal that RPA undergoes two rather than three transitions as it binds ssDNA. In contrast to previous models, RPA is more compact when fully engaged on 20-30 nucleotides of ssDNA than when DNA-free, and there is no evidence for significant population of a highly compacted structure in the initial 8-10 nucleotide binding mode. These results provide a new framework for understanding the integration of ssDNA into DNA processing machinery and how binding partners may manipulate RPA architecture to gain access to the substrate.

Brosey, Chris A [Vanderbilt University; Yan, Chunli [Georgia State University, Atlanta; Tsutakawa, Susan E [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); Heller, William T [ORNL; Rambo, Robert P [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); Tainer, John A [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, The Scripps Research Institite and The Skaggs Institute; Ivanov, Ivaylo [Georgia State University, Atlanta; Chazin, Walter J [Vanderbilt University

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissi  

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Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating. What is Walk Across

Wilkins, Neal

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and DaimlerChrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Vehicle Systems subprogram within the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive and heavy truck technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles and heavy trucks will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. This work also supports the development of advanced automotive accessories and the reduction of parasitic losses (e.g., aerodynamic drag, thermal management, friction and wear, and rolling resistance). In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the Vehicle Systems subprogram has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve fuel economy, comply with projected emissions and safety regulations, and use fuels produced domestically. The Vehicle Systems subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership and the 21st Century Truck Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) Identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) Develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, emission control devices, battery systems, power electronics, accessories, and devices to reduce parasitic losses; and (3) Determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under the Vehicle Systems subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the FreedomCAR Program. A key element in making hybrid electric vehicles practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) Novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) Inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) Converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) More effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) Integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes speci

Olszewski, M.

2006-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve advanced vehicle efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs, and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making HEVs practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies.

Olszewski, M.

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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FY2009 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of advanced vehicle propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs (PHEVs), all electric vehicles, and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making these advanced vehicles practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency, with the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments while achieving high reliability; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) new onboard battery charging concepts that result in decreased cost and size; (5) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (6) integrated motor/inverter concepts. ORNL's Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes specific projects for DOE. The following report discusses those projects carried out in FY 2009 and conveys highlights of their accomplishments. Numerous project reviews, technical reports, and papers have been published for these efforts, if the reader is in

Olszewski, Mitchell [ORNL

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve advanced vehicle efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs, and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making HEVs practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies.

Olszewski, M.

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

88

FY2009 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of advanced vehicle propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs (PHEVs), all electric vehicles, and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making these advanced vehicles practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency, with the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments while achieving high reliability; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) new onboard battery charging concepts that result in decreased cost and size; (5) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (6) integrated motor/inverter concepts. ORNL's Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes specific projects for DOE. The following report discusses those projects carried out in FY 2009 and conveys highlights of their accomplishments. Numerous project reviews, technical reports, and papers have been published for these efforts, if the reader is interested in pursuing details of the work.

Olszewski, Mitchell [ORNL

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Cultural resources GIS.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Cultural resources are inherently spatial entities, and the paper based inventory systems that have prevailed for cultural resources have been relatively effective at recording and (more)

Clark, Kinney E.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Anaerobic thermophilic culture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A newly discovered thermophilic anaerobe is described that was isolated in a biologically pure culture and designated Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus ATCC 3/550. T. Ethanolicus is cultured in aqueous nutrient medium under anaerobic, thermophilic conditions and is used in a novel process for producing ethanol by subjecting carbohydrates, particularly the saccharides, to fermentation action of the new microorganism in a biologically pure culture.

Ljungdahl, Lars G. (Athens, GA); Wiegel, Jurgen K. W. (Gottingen, DE)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

Culture-led regeneration.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

???Culture-led regeneration policy has become a global trend in many major cities worldwide (UNCHS, 2004; Miles and Paddison, 2005). While overseas governments such as the (more)

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

FY 2005 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and DaimlerChrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from ''Freedom'' and ''Cooperative Automotive Research''), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Vehicle Systems subprogram within the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive and heavy truck technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles and heavy trucks will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. This work also supports the development of advanced automotive accessories and the reduction of parasitic losses (e.g., aerodynamic drag, thermal management, friction and wear, and rolling resistance). In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the Vehicle Systems subprogram has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve fuel economy, comply with projected emissions and safety regulations, and use fuels produced domestically. The Vehicle Systems subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel and the 21st Century Truck Partnerships through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) Identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements, then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) Develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, emission control devices, battery systems, power electronics, accessories, and devices to reduce parasitic losses; and (3) Determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under the Vehicle Systems subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the FreedomCAR Program. A key element in making hybrid electric vehicles practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include: (1) Novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) Inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) Converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) More effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) Integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes specific projects for DOE. The following

Olszewski, M

2005-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

93

FY 2005 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and DaimlerChrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as FreedomCAR (derived from ''Freedom'' and ''Cooperative Automotive Research''), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieve the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Vehicle Systems subprogram within the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive and heavy truck technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles and heavy trucks will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. This work also supports the development of advanced automotive accessories and the reduction of parasitic losses (e.g., aerodynamic drag, thermal management, friction and wear, and rolling resistance). In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the Vehicle Systems subprogram has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve fuel economy, comply with projected emissions and safety regulations, and use fuels produced domestically. The Vehicle Systems subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel and the 21st Century Truck Partnerships through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) Identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements, then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) Develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, emission control devices, battery systems, power electronics, accessories, and devices to reduce parasitic losses; and (3) Determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under the Vehicle Systems subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the FreedomCAR Program. A key element in making hybrid electric vehicles practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include: (1) Novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) Inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) Converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) More effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) Integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technolo

Olszewski, M

2005-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

94

Anaerobic thermophilic culture system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A mixed culture system of the newly discovered microorganism Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus ATCC31550 and the microorganism Clostridium thermocellum ATCC31549 is described. In a mixed nutrient culture medium that contains cellulose, these microorganisms have been coupled and cultivated to efficiently ferment cellulose to produce recoverable quantities of ethanol under anaerobic, thermophilic conditions.

Ljungdahl, Lars G. (Athens, GA); Wiegel, Jurgen K. W. (Gottingen, DE)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Association for Computing Machinery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

­389 INFLUENCE OF RESERVOIR AND FOUNDATION ON THE NONLINEAR DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF CONCRETE GRAVITY DAMS Rajib ABSTRACT The dynamic analysis of a concrete gravity dam is a reasonably complex problem. The response the influence of reservoir and foundation material on the dynamic response of concrete gravity dams. KEYWORDS

Ma, Bin

96

Lead Agency Texas AgriLife Research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for producing biodiesel--microalgae are the exclusive focus in the algae-to-biofuel arena. Microalgae grow very and contain high oil content (Chisti 2007). This is why microalgae are the focus in the algae-to-biofuel arena Uses of Algae In addition to producing biofuel, algae can also be explored for a variety of other uses

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Chapter 5 -Agri-Chemicals Pesticide Safety  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and fiber crops, or otherwise detract from our quality of life. Pesticides are natural or synthetic directions is essential to safe, effective, and environmentally sound pesticide application. It is imperative precautions are necessary (see sec- tion on Pesticide Exposure, page 8). Toxic effects from pesticides may

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FY2007 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as 'FreedomCAR' (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieving the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve advanced vehicle efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes specific projects for DOE. The following report discusses those projects carried out in FY 2007 and conveys highlights of their accomplishments. Numerous project reviews, technical reports, and papers have been published for these efforts, if the reader is interested in pursuing details of the work.

Olszewski, Mitchell [ORNL

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

FY2007 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Annual Progress Report for the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (composed of automakers Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) announced in January 2002 a new cooperative research effort. Known as 'FreedomCAR' (derived from 'Freedom' and 'Cooperative Automotive Research'), it represents DOE's commitment to developing public/private partnerships to fund high-risk, high-payoff research into advanced automotive technologies. Efficient fuel cell technology, which uses hydrogen to power automobiles without air pollution, is a very promising pathway to achieving the ultimate vision. The new partnership replaces and builds upon the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles initiative that ran from 1993 through 2001. The Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines (APEEM) subprogram within the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program provides support and guidance for many cutting-edge automotive technologies now under development. Research is focused on understanding and improving the way the various new components of tomorrow's automobiles will function as a unified system to improve fuel efficiency. In supporting the development of hybrid propulsion systems, the APEEM effort has enabled the development of technologies that will significantly improve advanced vehicle efficiency, costs, and fuel economy. The APEEM subprogram supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership through a three-phase approach intended to: (1) identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements and then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors and power electronics; and (3) determine how well the components and subsystems work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under this subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable the development of technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid and fuel-cell-powered automobiles that meet the goals of the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program. A key element in making hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) practical is providing an affordable electric traction drive system. This will require attaining weight, volume, and cost targets for the power electronics and electrical machines subsystems of the traction drive system. Areas of development include these: (1) novel traction motor designs that result in increased power density and lower cost; (2) inverter technologies involving new topologies to achieve higher efficiency and the ability to accommodate higher-temperature environments; (3) converter concepts that employ means of reducing the component count and integrating functionality to decrease size, weight, and cost; (4) more effective thermal control and packaging technologies; and (5) integrated motor/inverter concepts. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center conducts fundamental research, evaluates hardware, and assists in the technical direction of the DOE Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, APEEM subprogram. In this role, ORNL serves on the FreedomCAR Electrical and Electronics Technical Team, evaluates proposals for DOE, and lends its technological expertise to the direction of projects and evaluation of developing technologies. ORNL also executes specific projects for DOE. The following report discusses those projects carried out in FY 2007 and conveys highlights of their accomplishments. Numerous project reviews, technical reports, and papers have been published for these efforts, if the reader is interested in pursuing details of the work.

Olszewski, Mitchell [ORNL

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Mass algal culture system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and process for the culture of algae in a liquid medium is disclosed. The medium circulates through an open trough and is exposed to an atmosphere which is temperature regulated. The nutrient content of the liquid medium is regulated to control the chemical composition growth and reproduction characteristics of the cultured algae. Before it is allowed to strike the medium, sunlight is passed through a filter to remove wavelengths which are not photosynthetically active. Heat energy can be recovered from the filter.

Raymond, Lawrence P. (Richland, WA)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Mass algal culture system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and process for the culture of algae in a liquid medium is disclosed. The medium circulates through an open trough and is exposed to an atmosphere which is temperature regulated. The nutrient content of the liquid medium is regulated to control the chemical composition growth and reproduction characteristics of the cultured algae. Before it is allowed to strike the medium, sunlight is passed through a filter to remove wavelengths which are not photosynthetically active. Heat energy can be recovered from the filter.

Raymond, Lawrence P. (Richland, WA)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Measuring Safeguards Culture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) implements a State Level Approach to its safeguards verification responsibilities, a number of countries are beginning new nuclear power programs and building new nuclear fuel cycle faculties. The State Level approach is holistic and investigatory in nature, creating a need for transparent, non-discriminatory judgments about a state's nonproliferation posture. In support of this need, the authors previously explored the value of defining and measuring a state's safeguards culture. We argued that a clear definition of safeguards culture and an accompanying set of metrics could be applied to provide an objective evaluation and demonstration of a country's nonproliferation posture. As part of this research, we outlined four high-level metrics that could be used to evaluate a state's nuclear posture. We identified general data points. This paper elaborates on those metrics, further refining the data points to generate a measurable scale of safeguards cultures. We believe that this work could advance the IAEA's goals of implementing a safeguards system that is fully information driven, while strengthening confidence in its safeguards conclusions.

Frazar, Sarah L.; Mladineo, Stephen V.

2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

103

Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commons in the Cultural Environment Michael J. MadisonCOMMONS IN THE CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT Draft of August 27, 2008Commons in the Cultural Environment ? Michael J. Madison, 1

Madison, Michael J.; Frischmann, Brett M.; Strandburg, Katherine J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Safety Culture | Department of Energy  

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

Safety Culture Safety Culture Safety Culture "DOE is committed to a strong and sustained safety culture, where all employees - from workers with shovels in the ground to their managers all the way up to the Secretary and everyone in between - are energetically pursuing the safe performance of work, encouraging a questioning work environment, and making sure that executing the mission safely is not just a policy statement but a value shared by all." - Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu Documents Available for Download May 23, 2013 An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters This report describes the results of an independent evaluation of the existing safety culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health,

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FermiCulture Subscription Form  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

The FermiCulture email list is used to send email announcements and reminders about upcoming cultural events at Fermilab (e.g., the Fermilab Arts, Film, and Lecture series). This is a private, announcement-only mail list and will never be used for spamming or discussions. Subscribers receive approximately five emails per month. Use the form below to subscribe to (or unsubscribe from) the FermiCulture list. The FermiCulture email list is used to send email announcements and reminders about upcoming cultural events at Fermilab (e.g., the Fermilab Arts, Film, and Lecture series). This is a private, announcement-only mail list and will never be used for spamming or discussions. Subscribers receive approximately five emails per month. Use the form below to subscribe to (or unsubscribe from) the FermiCulture list. Email address: Name (First Last): Subscribe to email list Unsubscribe from email list Send Reset The Regular Mailing List If you would like to receive mailings through the regular mail of upcoming cultural events at Fermilab and are not on our mailing list, then please fill out the information below. Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Country: E-mail:

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Maintaining islet quality during culture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Islet transplantation has become a promising treatment for type I diabetes mellitus due to recent success since the development of the Edmonton Protocol. Islet culture prior to transplantation is standard practice in most ...

Rappel, Michael J

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE, SAFETY CULTURE, AND SAFETY PERFORMANCE AT RESEARCH FACILITIES.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Organizational culture surveys of research facilities conducted several years ago and archival occupational injury reports were used to determine whether differences in safety performance are related to general organizational factors or to ''safety culture'' as reflected in specific safety-related dimensions. From among the organizations surveyed, a pair of facilities was chosen that were similar in size and scientific mission while differing on indices of work-related injuries. There were reliable differences in organizational style between the facilities, especially among workers in environment, safety, and health functions; differences between the facilities (and among job categories) on the safety scale were more modest and less regular.

BROWN,W.S.

2000-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

108

Towards a cultural user interface generation principles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As ubiquitous computing, and pervasive computing technology are being applied rapidly to the service industry, in the field of HCI, more complex and in-depth research are required at the moment. The efforts to make user experience more valuable using ... Keywords: CTT, Cultural dimensions model, Cultural markers, Cultural user interface, Culture centered design, MB-UID, User interface generation

Jung-Min Oh; Nammee Moon

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Rural encounters: cultural translations through video  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Requirements gathering for design in rural and remote areas needs to be considered within the prevailing cultural context. We explain our use of video as a technological site for cultural encounters during the preparatory elicitation of cultural influences ... Keywords: co-generative methods, cultural encounters, design, indexicality, performative knowledge, rural, video

David Browning; Nicola J Bidwell; Dianna Hardy; P-M Standley

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford cultural resources management plan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As a federal agency, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has been directed by Congress and the President to provide leadership in the preservation of prehistoric, historical, and cultural resources on lands it administers, to manage these in a spirit of stewardship for future generations, and to protect and preserve the rights of Native Americans to religious freedom. The purpose of this document is to describe how the DOE-Richland Operations (DOE-RL) will meet those responsibilities on the Hanford Site, pursuant to guidelines for Agency Responsibilities under the Historic Preservation Act (FR 53:31, February 17, 1988). This document is intended for multiple uses. Among other things, the text is designed as a manual for cultural resource managers to follow and as an explanation of the process of cultural resource regulatory compliance for the DOE-RL and Site contractors. 10 refs., 17 figs., 11 tabs.

Chatters, J.C. (ed.)

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultural Data Sculpting: Omnispatial Visualization for Cultural Datasets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents four research projects currently underway to develop new omni spatial visualization strategies for the collaborative interrogation of large-scale heterogeneous cultural datasets using the worlds' first 360-degree stereoscopic visualization ... Keywords: 3D, immersive, information visualization, interactive narrative, museum collections, archaeology, corpora

Sarah Kenderdine; Oscar Kin Chung Au; Jeffrey Shaw

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Libraries and Cultural Business Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Results Adequacy Gap 2007CARL Aggregate AdequacyGap 2010Target Adequacy Gap 2013Target Adequacy Gap and graduate students with financial support to cover Open Access author fees. #12;Business Plan 2009-2013Libraries and Cultural Resources 2009-2013 Business Plan #12;Business Plan 2009-2013 ­ Libraries

Habib, Ayman

113

Persuasive interaction for collectivist cultures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Persuasive technology is defined as "any interactive product designed to change attitudes or behaviours by making desired outcomes easier to achieve". It can take the form of interactive web applications, hand held devices, and games. To date there has ... Keywords: culture, games, persuasive technology

Rilla Khaled; Robert Biddle; James Noble; Pippin Barr; Ronald Fischer

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Promoting Chinese language and culture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

bowl competition testing middle and high school students on their knowledge of Chinese language weeks of Chinese language and cultural studies for high school students. Michigan China Quiz Bowl A quiz Teaching Delegations to China K-12 teachers and administrators tour China, visit relevant schools

Baskaran, Mark

115

Cultural Influences on the Discipline of Chemistry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Over the history of humankind, people have engaged in activities we associate in some way with chemistry. But people have done so within a framework of their own culture, not within a Western science cultural framework in which the discipline of chemistry exists. To understand the cultural framework of chemistry taught in universities today, we need to step out of the comfort of our own scientific culture we live in today. In other words, the cultural influences on chemistry are found by looking at alternative cultures. I am following the old adage, If you want to learn about water, dont ask a fish. History is a convenient vehicle to help us understand cultural influences. Because our scientific culture today has strong Greek roots, let me first explore Aristotles ideas about matter and then follow those ideas when they are placed in a different culture, Arabic culture, for instance. We shall then see what gets lost in translation between Greek and Arabic cultures. This discovery will shed light on some cultural influences on todays chemistry and will have direct implications for the instruction of students. Greek Culture Aristotles ideas about matter rejected an atomic-like model of matter in favour of a continuum model. His model is summarized by Figure 1, representing the four elements, which when combined in various proportions produce different qualities of matter.

Dr. Glen; S. Aikenhead

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

An Improved Tissue Culture System  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Improved Improved Tissue Culture System for Embryogenic Callus Production and Plant Regeneration in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Jason N. Burris & David G. J. Mann & Blake L. Joyce & C. Neal Stewart Jr. Published online: 10 October 2009 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC. 2009 Abstract The increased emphasis on research of dedicated biomass and biofuel crops begs for biotechnology method improvements. For switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), one limitation is inefficient tissue culture and transformation systems. The objectives of this study were to investigate the utility of a new medium described here, LP9, for the production and maintenance of switchgrass callus and its regeneration, which also enables genetic transformation. LP9 medium is not based on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium, the basal medium that all published switchgrass transformation has been

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Performance-Based Culture | Department of Energy  

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

Performance-Based Culture Performance-Based Culture Performance-Based Culture Performance-Based Culture In the Spring of 2012, DOE launched and initiative to improve our Performance-Based Culture. A key element of this effort is the Department's participation in the government wide performance management initiative focused on Goals-Engagement-Accountability-Results (GEAR). According to GEAR the five recommendations to create high-performing organizations that are aligned, accountable, and focused on results are: Articulate a high performance culture Align employee performance management with organizational performance management Implement accountability at all levels Create a culture of engagement Improve the assessment, selection, development and training of supervisors To find out how our organization is supporting Performance-Based Culture

118

Review: Teaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Canada G1V 0A6 Electronic Green Journal, Issue 35, Earth DayTeaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies GregTeaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies. London:

Laberge, Yves

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Measuring the Natural Fluorescence of Phytoplankton Cultures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A laboratory instrument, the Natural Fluorescence Chemostat, was developed to measure the natural fluorescence of phytoplankton cultures. With this instrument, the physical and chemical environment of a culture can be manipulated with respect to ...

S. R. Laney; R. M. Letelier; R. A. Desiderio; M. R. Abbott; D. A. Kiefer; C. R. Booth

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Cross-Cultural user-experience design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Designers of information visualization and user interfaces must take account of culture in the design of metaphors, mental models, navigation, interaction, and appearance. Culture models define dimensions of difference and similarity among groups of ...

Aaron Marcus

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE ASSISTANCE FOR CROSS-CULTURE UNDERSTANDING AND ACTION RECOMMENDATION  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When traveling or working in a culturally diverse environment, it is demanding for a new comer to quickly notice, understand, and adapt to different culture norms to avoid cultural misunderstanding, and further to establish friendship with the local people. The main challenges include both correctly understanding the intent behind behaviors from people with a different cultural background, and effectively adjusting one s own behaviors to a local cultural setting to express one s intention without ambiguity. Quality cross-cultural assistance can help us accurately recognize the true purpose behind behaviors of a person from a different cultural background, and also advise us to act properly in a new cultural setting. In this project, we aim at providing an advanced cultural intelligence assistance tool, implemented as a mobile application, to facilitate individual users to understand behaviors, norms, and conventions in a new culture, as well as to change their behaviors appropriately in the new cultural environment.

Cui, Xiaohui [ORNL; Potok, Thomas E [ORNL; Xu, Songhua [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Cultural Signifiers of Web Site Images  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Web sites rely on pictures and animation to convey subtle messages that are more effectively communicated nonverbally. We argue that such messages could have strong cultural content, which should be understood in developing Web sites. Hence, this paper ... Keywords: Cultural Signifiers, Grounded Theory, Hofstede'S Cultural Dimensions, Semiology, Web Site Images, Web-Image Signifiers Theory

Fatemeh Zahedi; Gaurav Bansal

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Web Documents' Cultural Masculinity and Femininity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As online information dissemination and e-commerce transactions become globally popular, understanding the cultural aspects of Web site documents will gain critical importance. Hidden cultural dimensions could facilitate or inhibit the usability and ... Keywords: Activity Theory, Critical Social Theory, Cultural Dimensions, Feminine Lateral Convergence, Grounded Theory, Hermeneutics, Knowledge Interest, Masculine Upward Divergence, Myths, Semiology

Fatemeh Zahedi; William Van Pelt; Mark Srite

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Handling class imbalance problem in cultural modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cultural modeling is an emergent and promising research area in social computing. It aims at developing behavioral models of groups and analyzing the impact of culture factors on group behavior using computational methods. Machine learning methods in ... Keywords: ROC analysis, class imbalance problem, classification, cultural modeling, sampling

Peng Su; Wenji Mao; Daniel Zeng; Xiaochen Li; Fei-Yue Wang

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Ris Energy Report 2 Introduction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

production based on biomass from agri- culture and forestry, including biogas, made up around 45 (2001) Fuel type Resource contribution (PJ) Non-wood Straw 13.7 Urban waste 33.0 Biogas 3.0 Wood

126

Volume 47, Number 30 Department of Agricultural Economics Texas A&M University August 31, 2012 Inside this Issue Upcoming Events  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or PhD Degree in Agri cultural Economics or Natural Resource Economics. Location: Washington, DC. Send, tending to bite. Please remind your students of this potential hazard and to keep windows/doors closed

127

Creating a culture of assessment: A catalyst for organizational change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Culture of Assessment: A Catalyst for Organizational ChangeCulture of Assessment: A Catalyst for Organizational ChangeCulture of Assessment: A Catalyst for Organizational Change

Lakos, Amos; Phipps, Shelley

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Milling Stone Cultures in Northern California: Berryessa I  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Weight 313 g. Edge angle MILLING STONE CULTURES IN NORTHERNSite and the Early Milling Stone Cultures of SouthernMilling Stone Cultures in Northern California: Berryessa I

True, D. L; Baumhoff, M. A; Hellen, J. E

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Research and Results Texas AgriLife Research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Conservation Through Reuse of Graywater 39. Beneficial Uses of Reject Water from Electric Cooling Towers #12

130

PREDICTING AGRI-COMMODITY PRICES: AN ASSET PRICING APPROACH  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Harvard Univer- sity Press, 1960 (vid. pág. 2). [2] R. Brooks, Cambrian Intelligence: the Early History. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1193, J. P. Muller, M. Wool- dridge y N. Jennings, eds., Berlin

Kaminsky, Werner

131

Lake Ontario Maritime Cultural Landscape  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The goal of the Lake Ontario Maritime Cultural Landscape project was to investigate the nature and distribution of archaeological sites along the northeast shoreline of Lake Ontario while examining the environmental, political, and cultural factors that influenced the position of these sites. The primary method of investigation was a combined archaeological and historical survey of the shoreline within seven 1-km square areas. The archaeological component of the survey covered both the terrestrial and submerged portions of the shore through marine remote sensing (side-scan sonar and magnetometer), diving surveys, pedestrian surveys, and informant interviews. A total of 39 sites and 51 isolated finds were identified or further analyzed as a result of this project. These sites ranged from the Middle Archaic period (ca. 5500-2500 B.C.) through the 19th century and included habitation, military, transportation, and recreational sites. Analysis of these findings was conducted at two scales: the individual survey area and Lake Ontario as a whole. By treating each survey area as a distinct landscape, it was possible to discuss how various cultures and groups used each space and to identify instances of both dynamism and continuity in the landscapes. Results of these analyses included the continuous occupation of several locations from pre-Contact times to the present, varying uses of the same environment in response to political and economic shifts, the formation of communities around transportation nodes, and recurring settlement patterns. The survey data was also combined to explore regional-scale trends that manifest themselves in the historical Lake Ontario littoral landscape including ephemeral landscapes, permeable boundaries, danger in the lake, and factors of change.

Ford, Benjamin L.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

A literature review of safety culture.  

SciTech Connect

Workplace safety has been historically neglected by organizations in order to enhance profitability. Over the past 30 years, safety concerns and attention to safety have increased due to a series of disastrous events occurring across many different industries (e.g., Chernobyl, Upper Big-Branch Mine, Davis-Besse etc.). Many organizations have focused on promoting a healthy safety culture as a way to understand past incidents, and to prevent future disasters. There is an extensive academic literature devoted to safety culture, and the Department of Energy has also published a significant number of documents related to safety culture. The purpose of the current endeavor was to conduct a review of the safety culture literature in order to understand definitions, methodologies, models, and successful interventions for improving safety culture. After reviewing the literature, we observed four emerging themes. First, it was apparent that although safety culture is a valuable construct, it has some inherent weaknesses. For example, there is no common definition of safety culture and no standard way for assessing the construct. Second, it is apparent that researchers know how to measure particular components of safety culture, with specific focus on individual and organizational factors. Such existing methodologies can be leveraged for future assessments. Third, based on the published literature, the relationship between safety culture and performance is tenuous at best. There are few empirical studies that examine the relationship between safety culture and safety performance metrics. Further, most of these studies do not include a description of the implementation of interventions to improve safety culture, or do not measure the effect of these interventions on safety culture or performance. Fourth, safety culture is best viewed as a dynamic, multi-faceted overall system composed of individual, engineered and organizational models. By addressing all three components of safety culture, organizations have a better chance of understanding, evaluating, and making positive changes towards safety within their own organization.

Cole, Kerstan Suzanne; Stevens-Adams, Susan Marie; Wenner, Caren A.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Cultural resource management: The risk of compliance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The statutory mandate for federal agencies to involve American Indians in the management of cultural resources may create a cultural risk for the people those statutes are intended to protect. A conceptual framework is given to help understand this dilemma. Factors that can exacerbate the severity of the adverse cultural impacts for tribal people are also examined. Policy recommendations are offered for reducing tensions among an the participants in the statutory process.

Curtis, S.A.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Appendix F Cultural Resources, Including  

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

Appendix F Appendix F Cultural Resources, Including Section 106 Consultation STATE OF CALIFORNIA - THE RESOURCES AGENCY EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., Governor OFFICE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION 1725 23 rd Street, Suite 100 SACRAMENTO, CA 95816-7100 (916) 445-7000 Fax: (916) 445-7053 calshpo@parks.ca.gov www.ohp.parks.ca.gov June 14, 2011 Reply in Reference To: DOE110407A Angela Colamaria Loan Programs Office Environmental Compliance Division Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave SW, LP-10 Washington, DC 20585 Re: Topaz Solar Farm, San Luis Obispo County, California Dear Ms. Colamaria: Thank you for seeking my consultation regarding the above noted undertaking. Pursuant to 36 CFR Part 800 (as amended 8-05-04) regulations implementing Section

135

The influence of culture on teacher commitment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

However, only in the Indian data set is there evidence of .... are merged into a single overall data set without regard for ethnic and cultural dif- ferences.

136

Microalgae Culture Collection: 1984-1985  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Microalgae Culture Collection at the Solar Energy Research Institute has been established for the maintenance and distribution of strains that have been characterized for biomass fuel applications.

Not Available

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Russian Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Blog Russian Culture Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing Institutional Research...

138

Integrated Safety Management (ISM) - Safety Culture Resources  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Safety Culture Resources Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Safety from the Operator's Perspective: We are All in this Together (2005) - Jim Ellis, President and CEO, Institute of...

139

The Performance Culture of Burning Man.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Theatre in the United States for the last twenty years has been evolving in scope by way of a cultural phenomenon known as Burning Man. (more)

Clupper, Wendy Ann

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Crafting culture : artisan cooperatives in Oaxaca, Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Renarrativizing of Postrevolutionary Mexico. In Fragments ofThe Politics of Culture in Mexico since 1940, eds. Gilbertpopulares en el capitalismo. Mexico: Nueva Imagen. Harris,

Edwards, Meghan E.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Culture Representation in Human Reliability Analysis  

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Understanding human-system response is critical to being able to plan and predict mission success in the modern battlespace. Commonly, human reliability analysis has been used to predict failures of human performance in complex, critical systems. However, most human reliability methods fail to take culture into account. This paper takes an easily understood state of the art human reliability analysis method and extends that method to account for the influence of culture, including acceptance of new technology, upon performance. The cultural parameters used to modify the human reliability analysis were determined from two standard industry approaches to cultural assessment: Hofstedes (1991) cultural factors and Davis (1989) technology acceptance model (TAM). The result is called the Culture Adjustment Method (CAM). An example is presented that (1) reviews human reliability assessment with and without cultural attributes for a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system attack, (2) demonstrates how country specific information can be used to increase the realism of HRA modeling, and (3) discusses the differences in human error probability estimates arising from cultural differences.

David Gertman; Julie Marble; Steven Novack

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Cultural learning in virtual heritage: an overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The aim of this paper is to present the overview of cultural learning in virtual heritage. In the past, works done on virtual heritage were mostly focused on replicating and visualizing heritage objects for presentation using virtual reality. However, ... Keywords: cultural learning, virtual environment, virtual heritage, visual informatics

Nazrita Ibrahim; Nazlena Mohamad Ali; Noor Faezah Mohd Yatim

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Cultural differences across governmental website design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we study the relevance of Hall and Hofstede's works to the web design beyond traditional domain areas like e-commerce, and advertising. Existing theories explain how design may be affected by cultural differences, and we explore how those ... Keywords: culture, design, website design

Nitesh Goyal; William Miner; Nikhil Nawathe

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Corporate Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Corporate Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration Corporate Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Corporate Culture Home > Federal Employment > Working at NNSA > Corporate Culture Corporate Culture NNSA's annual budget is more than $10 billion. Our employees use their scientific, technical and professional expertise to oversee world-class

145

Cultural intelligence support for military operations  

SciTech Connect

It has long been recognized that military success relies on knowledge of the enemy. In the context of standard warfare, adequate knowledge of the enemy may be gained by analyzing observable, measurable data. In the context of modern counterinsurgency operations and the global war on terror, the task of predicting the behavior of the enemy is vastly more complex and difficult. Without an understanding of the ways individuals in the host nation interpret and react to events, no amount of objective information can provide the insight required to accurately predict behavior. US military doctrine has begun to recognize the importance of the many ways that local culture can affect operation success. Increasingly military decision makers use cultural information in the service of operation planning, and troops are provided with pre-deployment cultural training. However, no amount of training can cover the breadth and depth of potentially useful cultural information, and no amount of careful planning can avoid the need to adapt as situations develop. Therefore, a critical challenge is to provide useful tools to US personnel in their efforts to collect, analyze, and utilize cultural information. Essential functions for cultural support tools include the following: (1) to narrow down a broad range of available data and focus the user's attention on context-relevant information, (2) to present cultural information in an easily understood form, (3) to prompt the user to seek relevant information in the environment, (4) to synthesize information, and (5) to predict outcomes based on possible courses of operation. In this paper, we begin by reviewing the ways in which military operations can benefit from cultural intelligence. We then discuss frameworks for analyzing cultural information in the context of a military operation. We conclude with a demonstration of our current efforts to develop a tool that meets the aforementioned functional challenges.

Guthormsen, Nay M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Mac Kerrow, Edward P [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Merritt, Terence [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Morgart, Ruth E [INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Russian Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration Culture | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Russian Culture Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations > Russian

147

200 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND NETWORK EMBEDDEDNESS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A question that has been neglected in network research is where differences in network embeddedness come from. The network literature reveals that there are three key characteristics of embedded relationships: trust, open communication, and joint problem solving. On the basis of the sparse empirical studies of factors leading to network embeddedness, we identify organizational culture as a potentially important organizational-level factor. Building on empirical organizational culture studies we select ten dimensions of organizational culture that for theoretical and/or empirical reasons can be linked to network embeddedness, and formulate propositions concerning their effects.

G. Noorderhaven; Carla I. Koen; Sjoerd Beugelsdijk; Niels G. Noorderhaven; Carla I. Koen; Sjoerd Beugelsdijk

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Ventanas : windows to new cultures in Spanish Class  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SAN DIEGO Ventanas: Windows to New Cultures in Spanish Class23 Chapter V. Ventanas: Windows to New Cultures in SpanishOF THE THESIS Ventanas: Windows to New Cultures in Spanish

Collins, Karina

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Cultural (Historical) Resource Management, Environmental Protection  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

History Homepage History Homepage Accelerators & Detectors Cosmotron AGS Strong-focusing 80" Bubble Chamber The omega-minus 7' Bubble Chamber The charmed baryon NSLS RHIC Reactors Graphite Research Reactor High Flux Beam Reactor Medical Research Reactor Life Sciences Medical breakthroughs Biology research Plant Genetics Other BNL Nobel Prizes The First Video Game? BNL Physics Timeline Camp Upton Historic Images BNL Cultural (Historical) Resource Management Cultural (Historical) Resource Management at Brookhaven National Laboratory Photograph of the remains of WWI training trenches The Environmental Protection Division is responsible for ensuring compliance with historic preservation requirements. The BNL Cultural Resource Management Plan identifies and describes the management plans for of all of BNL's cultural resources. These resources include World War I trenches, Civilian Conservation Corps features, World War II buildings, and historic structures, programs and discoveries associated with high energy physics, research reactors, and other science conducted at the Laboratory.

150

Cell Culture on MEMS Platforms: A Review  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Microfabricated systems provide an excellent platform for the culture of cells, and are an extremely useful tool for the investigation of cellular responses to various stimuli. Advantages offered over traditional methods ...

Ni, Ming

151

Transformational tales : media, makeovers, and material culture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis probes into current American makeover culture, thorough three detailed case studies that represent an increasing confluence of commerce, entertainment, and, at times, spirituality. Each of the chapters is devoted ...

Kuritsky, Orit

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Cross-cultural user-experience design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

User interfaces for desktop, Web, mobile, and vehicle platforms extend across culturally diverse user communities, sometimes within a single country or language group, and certainly across the globe. If user interfaces are to be usable, useful, and appealing ...

Aaron Marcus

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Plan  

SciTech Connect

As a federal agency, the U.S. Department of Energy has been directed by Congress, the U.S. president, and the American public to provide leadership in the preservation of prehistoric, historic, and other cultural resources on the lands it administers. This mandate to preserve cultural resources in a spirit of stewardship for the future is outlined in various federal preservation laws, regulations, and guidelines such as the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of this Cultural Resource Management Plan is to describe how the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office will meet these responsibilities at the Idaho National Laboratory. This Laboratory, which is located in southeastern Idaho, is home to a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least 13,500 years of human occupation in the southeastern Idaho area. These resources are nonrenewable; bear valuable physical and intangible legacies; and yield important information about the past, present, and perhaps the future. There are special challenges associated with balancing the preservation of these sites with the management and ongoing operation of an active scientific laboratory. The Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office is committed to a cultural resource management program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting both the spirit and intent of the legislative mandates. This document is designed for multiple uses and is intended to be flexible and responsive to future changes in law or mission. Document flexibility and responsiveness will be assured through annual reviews and as-needed updates. Document content includes summaries of Laboratory cultural resource philosophy and overall Department of Energy policy; brief contextual overviews of Laboratory missions, environment, and cultural history; and an overview of cultural resource management practices. A series of appendices provides important details that support the main text.

Lowrey, Diana Lee

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Plan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As a federal agency, the U.S. Department of Energy has been directed by Congress, the U.S. president, and the American public to provide leadership in the preservation of prehistoric, historic, and other cultural resources on the lands it administers. This mandate to preserve cultural resources in a spirit of stewardship for the future is outlined in various federal preservation laws, regulations, and guidelines such as the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of this Cultural Resource Management Plan is to describe how the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office will meet these responsibilities at Idaho National Laboratory in southeastern Idaho. The Idaho National Laboratory is home to a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least 13,500 years of human occupation in the southeastern Idaho area. These resources are nonrenewable, bear valuable physical and intangible legacies, and yield important information about the past, present, and perhaps the future. There are special challenges associated with balancing the preservation of these sites with the management and ongoing operation of an active scientific laboratory. The Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office is committed to a cultural resource management program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting both the spirit and intent of the legislative mandates. This document is designed for multiple uses and is intended to be flexible and responsive to future changes in law or mission. Document flexibility and responsiveness will be assured through regular reviews and as-needed updates. Document content includes summaries of Laboratory cultural resource philosophy and overall Department of Energy policy; brief contextual overviews of Laboratory missions, environment, and cultural history; and an overview of cultural resource management practices. A series of appendices provides important details that support the main text.

Julie Braun Williams

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Plan  

SciTech Connect

As a federal agency, the U.S. Department of Energy has been directed by Congress, the U.S. president, and the American public to provide leadership in the preservation of prehistoric, historic, and other cultural resources on the lands it administers. This mandate to preserve cultural resources in a spirit of stewardship for the future is outlined in various federal preservation laws, regulations, and guidelines such as the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of this Cultural Resource Management Plan is to describe how the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office will meet these responsibilities at the Idaho National Laboratory. This Laboratory, which is located in southeastern Idaho, is home to a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least 13,500 years of human occupation in the southeastern Idaho area. These resources are nonrenewable; bear valuable physical and intangible legacies; and yield important information about the past, present, and perhaps the future. There are special challenges associated with balancing the preservation of these sites with the management and ongoing operation of an active scientific laboratory. The Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office is committed to a cultural resource management program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting both the spirit and intent of the legislative mandates. This document is designed for multiple uses and is intended to be flexible and responsive to future changes in law or mission. Document flexibility and responsiveness will be assured through annual reviews and as-needed updates. Document content includes summaries of Laboratory cultural resource philosophy and overall Department of Energy policy; brief contextual overviews of Laboratory missions, environment, and cultural history; and an overview of cultural resource management practices. A series of appendices provides important details that support the main text.

Lowrey, Diana Lee

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Amateur Anthropologists: DIY Tourism as Learning Culture and Accessing Authenticity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Amateur Anthropologists: DIY Tourism as Learning Culture andAmateur Anthropologists: DIY Tourism as Learning Culture andAnthropologist; Cybermedia; DIY ii The thesis of Ryoko

Nishijima, Ryoko

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Neuronal Cell Cultures Kept on the Straight and Narrow  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... detail a microfluidics technique to culture neuronal cells in relative isolation on a variety of cell-culture surfaces, and to pattern the cells on the ...

2013-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

158

Culture and international usability testing: The effects of culture in structured interviews  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designing global interfaces for users has always been a challenge. This challenge is even greater today with the current trend of globalization, which leads to highly diverse users of the same product. The global audiences for the software and information technology products belong to different countries, different religions, speak different languages, have different life styles, belong to different cultures and have different perceptions and expectations of the same product. A truly global product must inherently accommodate this diversity in order to be effective and successful. A major impediment is that there is very inadequate understanding of the role of culture in user interfaces and how they are built. This lack of understanding is further compounded by the fact that very little empirical work exists regarding the role of culture in usability testing. The objectives of this research are to study and empirically establish the effects of culture on the usability assessment technique of structured interviews. A study was conducted to determine the effects of culture on Indian participants when structured interviews are used in usability testing. The experiment consisted of usability testing of two independent groups of Indian participants by two interviewers; one belonging to the Indian culture and the other to the Anglo-American culture. The findings from the study clearly demonstrate the effects of culture on structured interviews during international user testing. Participants found more usability problems and made more suggestions to the interviewer from their own culture than to the interviewer from a foreign culture. The results of the study prove that culture affects the efficacy of structured interviews during international user testing.

Ravikiran Vatrapu; Ravikiran Vatrapu

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Microalgae Culture Collection, 1985-1986  

SciTech Connect

The SERI Microalgae Culture Collection was established in support of the US Department of Energy's Biofuels Program to provide a repository for strains identified or developed for mass culture biomass production and to make these strains readily available to the research community. The strains in the collection have been selected for their potential in biomass fuel applications, and many produce significant quantities of cellular storage lipids. The Culture Collection Catalog lists 20 strains of ten species. Many have been tested in outdoor mass culture systems, and several have demonstrated excellent performance as biomass producers, with yields of up to 40 grams of organic matter per square meter per day. The majority of strains added to the collection this year have been isolated from inland saline waters, although marine species are included as well. We believe that the strains in this collection can provide a source of extremely useful organisms, both for laboratory experimentation and for mass culture research. 98 refs., 31 figs., 52 tabs.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Microalgae Culture Collection, 1985-1986  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The SERI Microalgae Culture Collection was established in support of the US Department of Energy's Biofuels Program to provide a repository for strains identified or developed for mass culture biomass production and to make these strains readily available to the research community. The strains in the collection have been selected for their potential in biomass fuel applications, and many produce significant quantities of cellular storage lipids. The Culture Collection Catalog lists 20 strains of ten species. Many have been tested in outdoor mass culture systems, and several have demonstrated excellent performance as biomass producers, with yields of up to 40 grams of organic matter per square meter per day. The majority of strains added to the collection this year have been isolated from inland saline waters, although marine species are included as well. We believe that the strains in this collection can provide a source of extremely useful organisms, both for laboratory experimentation and for mass culture research. 98 refs., 31 figs., 52 tabs.

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1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Cultural consensus theory: aggregating continuous responses in a finite interval  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cultural consensus theory (CCT) consists of cognitive models for aggregating responses of informants to test items about some domain of their shared cultural knowledge. This paper develops a CCT model for items requiring bounded numerical ... Keywords: cognitive models, cross-cultural study, cultural Consensus Theory

William H. Batchelder; Alex Strashny; A. Kimball Romney

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Acculturation to the global culture and internet adoption  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Globalization is felt in most parts of the world and its effects on culture are becoming a topic of interest to society and in particular to the IS academic community. Our research addresses calls for research on the issue of globalization and its cultural ... Keywords: acculturation, dynamic view of culture, global culture, internet adoption, subjective norm, technology acceptance model, theory of reasoned action

Reem Ayouby; Anne-Marie Croteau; Louis Raymond

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Clean Climbing, Carabiners, and Cultural Cultivation: Developing an Open-Systems Perspective of Culture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this inductive study, we explore the dynamics between Alpinista (a pseudonym), a company that designs and manufactures rock climbing and skiing gear, and the broader cultures within which the company is embedded. Our data pushed us toward the notion ... Keywords: authenticity, open system, organizational culture

Spencer H. Harrison; Kevin G. Corley

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Cultural Roadmap Meeting | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Cultural Roadmap Meeting Cultural Roadmap Meeting Home > Groups > Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 31 August, 2012 - 08:05 Yesterday, members of the GRR Team met with members of the geothermal permitting community who had experience and involvement in navigating the tribal and cultural process. During the afternoon workshop, participants mapped out the process in a series of flowcharts, discussing simiarities and differences in the way various agencies address these issues. The meeting was very successful and we have a clean series of flowcharts that we will be posting to the GRR Site on OpenEI soon. Groups: Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Login to post comments Kyoung's blog Latest blog posts Kyoung Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC

165

Zero Emissions Coal Syngas Oxygen Turbo Machinery  

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Siemens Energy, Inc. (formerly Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation) worked with Clean Energy Systems and Florida Turbine Technologies to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of advanced turbines for oxy-fuel based power systems that discharge negligible CO{sub 2} into the atmosphere. The approach builds upon ultra supercritical steam turbine and advanced gas turbine technology with the goal of attaining plant efficiencies above 50% in the 2015 timeframe. Conceptual designs were developed for baseline, near term, and long term oxy-fuel turbine cycles, representing commercial introductions of increasingly advanced thermal conditions and increasing exposure to steam-CO{sub 2} mixtures. An economic analysis and market demand study was performed by Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), and indicated that long-term oxy-fuel turbine cycles start to look attractive in 2025 when the CO{sub 2} tax is assumed to reach $40/ ton, and by 2030 it has a clear advantage over both IGCC with sequestration and pulverized coal with sequestration. A separate risk analysis of the oxy-fuel combustor, HP turbine, re-heater, and IP turbine of the long-term cycle identified and categorized risks and proposed mitigation measures. In 2007 the program began to focus on a potential oxy-fuel turbine power generation demonstration project in the 2012 -13 time period while still maintaining a link to the requirements of the long-term oxy-syngas cycle. The SGT-900 turbine was identified as the best fit for modification into an intermediate pressure turbine (IPT) for this application. The base metals, bond coats, thermal barrier coatings (TBCs), and rotor materials used in the SGT-900 were tested for their ability to operate in the steam- CO{sub 2} environment of the oxy-fuel OFT-900. Test results indicated that these same materials would operate satisfactorily, and the plan, is to use SGT-900materials for the OFT-900. Follow-on programs for corrosion testing and evaluation of crack growth rates in oxy-fuel environments have been proposed to build on these results and provide quantifiable assessments of the effects of oxy-fuel environments on the service lives of turbine components.

Dennis Horazak

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The Maritime Culture of Madura, Indonesia  

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The Maritime Culture of Madura, Indonesia A Public Lecture presented by Dr Kurt Stenross, Asia Research Centre Among the maritime peoples of Indonesia, the Madurese, from the island of Madura off Indonesia, the Madurese stand in counterpoint to the other main maritime groups which are all from Sulawesi

167

Social media, participatory design and cultural engagement  

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This paper reports on the application of Participatory Design methodology to an experiment in social media production. Staff at the Australian Museum are developing new content genres, creative tools and techniques in order to produce original cultural ... Keywords: participatory content creation, participatory design, social media

Jerry Watkins

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

A serious game model for cultural heritage  

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Serious games present a promising opportunity for learning, but the genre still lacks methodologies and tools for efficient and low-cost production, particularly for teacher and domain experts. This article gives an authoring framework that aims to provide ... Keywords: Serious games, content authoring, cultural heritage, game-based learning, task-based learning, user experience, user testing, virtual reality

Francesco Bellotti; Riccardo Berta; Alessandro De Gloria; Annamaria D'ursi; Valentina Fiore

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Residential segregation and cultural dissemination: An Axelrod-Schelling model  

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In the Axelrod's model of cultural dissemination, we consider mobility of cultural agents through the introduction of a density of empty sites and the possibility that agents in a dissimilar neighborhood can move to them if their mean cultural similarity with the neighborhood is below some threshold. While for low values of the density of empty sites the mobility enhances the convergence to a global culture, for high enough values of it the dynamics can lead to the coexistence of disconnected domains of different cultures. In this regime, the increase of initial cultural diversity paradoxically increases the convergence to a dominant culture. Further increase of diversity leads to fragmentation of the dominant culture into domains, forever changing in shape and number, as an effect of the never ending eroding activity of cultural minorities.

Gracia-Lazaro, C; Floria, L M; Moreno, Y

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Cultural differences on the children's memory scale  

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Memory is an essential component for learning. Deficits in verbal short-term memory (STM) and working memory (WM) are thought to hinder language learning, reading acquisition, and academic achievement. The Childrens Memory Scale (CMS) is an assessment instrument used to identify memory and learning deficits and strengths in children ages five through 16. This study investigated the impact of culture and parent educational level (PEL) on student performance on the Childrens Memory Scale using the CMS standardization data. The major question addressed was: Will CMS subtest performance differ significantly between ethnic groups or as a function of PEL? The results of this study support a relationship between STM and WM performance and culture. Culture as defined by ethnicity minimally impacted student subtest performance on the CMS when PEL was taken into account. In contrast, PEL was significantly associated with student subtest performance within each ethnic group. Student subtest performance improved with each increase in PEL regardless of ethnicity. CMS subtest performance of Hispanic and African American students was most affected by PEL; however, no difference occurred in subtest performance by ethnicity or as a function of PEL for African American and Hispanic students on the Family Pictures subtest which examines visual and auditory memory processes through recall of everyday life tasks in meaningful context. Although statistical significance was found between CMS subtest performance and cultural factors, the effect sizes were mainly in the small range and variance was not specific to any one subtest. Larger effect sizes were found on verbal subtests which in previous studies have been found to be most impacted by quality of schooling and lower PELs. Mean score differences did not exceed one standard deviation with the exception of one subtest. The results of this study provide a better understanding of the effect of culture and PEL on memory and learning.

Cash, Deborah Dyer

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

OPSEC and Culture in Control Systems  

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Operational Security Operational Security (OPSEC) to Support a Cyber Security Culture in Control Systems Environments Version 1.0 Draft Recommended Practice February 2007 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Government. Neither the U.S. Government nor any agency thereof, nor any employee, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for any third party's use, or the results of such use, or any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this publication, or represents that its use by such third party would not infringe privately owned rights. i ii Using Operational Security(OPSEC) to Support a Cyber Security Culture in Control Systems Environments

172

The Second Workshop on Culturally Aware Tutoring Systems  

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The role of culture in learning is an underexplored area of research. Learners come with a variety of cultural backgrounds, belief systems, and perspectives. Research in education has shown that teaching methodologies and instructional design cannot ...

Emmanuel G. Blanchard; H. Chad Lane; Daniele Allard

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Addendum to Microalgae Culture Collection 1986-1987  

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The SERI Microalgae Culture Collection was established in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Biofuels and Municipal Waste Technology Program to provide a repository for strains identified or developed for mass culture biomass production.

Johansen, J. R.; Lemke, P.; Nagle, N. J.; Chelf, P.; Roessler, P. G.; Galloway, R.; Toon, S.

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Digital Resource History Through a Cultural Lens  

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ME Sharpes two highly regarded history series for young adults, the United States History and Culture Collection and the Global History and Culture Collection, are now available online as Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR). Containing the full text of 18 multi-volume print encyclopedias, this polished reference source includes more than 7,000 signed articles and thousands of illustrations, maps, and primary source documents. SHARPE ONLINE REFERENCE www.sharpe-online.com Grade Level Best suited for high school and undergraduate students. Cost The sets are pricey, but titles can be purchased individually to suit local needs. Single titles range in price from $199 to $399, and savings can be realized with multiple-title or whole series purchases. For example, a single school building or a public library serving a population of less than 50,000 can purchase the 14-title United States History and Culture Collection for $2,700 rather than the $3,645 per title price. ME Sharpes one-time purchase pricing model is sure to appeal to librarians. Yes, libraries that purchase Sharpe Online Reference own it. Theres no annual licensing fee; revisions and annual updates are included in the purchase price. Call (800) 541-6563 for pricing for larger districts and libraries.

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2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extracting Cultural Information from Ship Timber  

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This dissertation is rooted in one general question: what can the wood from ships reveal about the people and cultures who built them? Shipwrecks are only the last chapter of a complex story, and while the last fifty years of nautical archaeology have managed to rewrite a number of these chapters, much of the information unrelated to a ships final voyage remains a mystery. However, portions of that mystery can be exposed by an examination of the timbers. An approach for the cultural investigation of ship timbers is presented and attempts are made to establish the most reliable information possible from the largely unheralded treasures of underwater excavations: timbers. By introducing the written record, iconographic record, and the social, economic, and political factors to the archaeological record a more complete analysis of the cultural implications of ship and boat timbers is possible. I test the effectiveness of the approach in three varied casestudies to demonstrate its limits and usefulness: ancient Egypts Middle Kingdom, the Mediterranean under Athenian influence, and Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula during the Discoveries. The results of these studies demonstrate how ship timbers can be studied in order to better understand the people who built the vessels.

Creasman, Pearce

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

New Oversight Process and Safety Culture Assessment Lessons Learned...  

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Urgency * Training Safety Culture Assessment Lessons Learned Method -- Data Gathering Techniques Surveys Behavioral Anchored Rating Scales (BARS) Focus Group...

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The role of cultural forms in tangible interaction design  

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I suggest an approach to tangible interaction design that builds on social and cultural foundations. Specifically, I propose that designers can evoke cultural forms as a means to tap into users' existing cognitive, physical, and emotional resources. ... Keywords: cultural forms, design, tangible interaction

Michael S. Horn

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

A pilot study of four cultural touch-screen games  

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Four simple single-player games (based on the "Four Arts" of traditional Chinese culture) have been designed in Flash for a touch-screen display. The aim is to allow players to experience a digital interactive recreation of traditional Chinese culture, ... Keywords: Chinese, Daoism, Flash, Four Arts, calligraphy, cultural heritage, go, interactive games, music, touch screen

Li Wang; Erik Champion

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impact of the CommercialEconomic Impact of the CommercialEconomic Impact of the Commercial Hard Clam Culture IndustryHard Clam Culture IndustryHard Clam Culture Industry  

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Hard Clam Culture IndustryHard Clam Culture IndustryHard Clam Culture Industry on the Economy;2 Introduction Commercially cultured hard clams have become the single most economically important food item sales of cultured hard clams have equaled or exceeded the growth realized by the more established

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180

Making Energy Efficiency Part of Corporate Culture  

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Clemmer Clemmer Ken Roden Nissan North America Making Energy Efficiency Part of Corporate Culture June 12, 2012 Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. 20 Production Sites 160 Countries (Sales) 160,000 Employees 2 Nissan U.S. Manufacturing Plants 3 Nissan Americas Region Headquarters Franklin, TN Americas HQs 4 Nissan Environmental Philosophy "For the future of our planet and generations to come, we are doing everything we can to help our natural environment, by reducing the environmental impact in real world terms and providing customers with innovative products that contribute to the development of a sustainable mobile society."

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Essential Innovations Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV |  

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Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Ekistics Town Planning Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Jump to: navigation, search Name Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV Place China Sector Geothermal energy Product Announced in October 2006, this is a JV between Essential Innovation of Canada, Ekistics Town Planning also of Canada, and Jiangsu Sifang Culture Industry of China. The JV is to manufacture geothermal loop-field technology. References Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Essential Innovations, Ekistics Town Planning, & Jiangsu Sifang Culture JV is a company located in China .

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Safety Culture in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Reactor Oversight  

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Safety Culture in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Reactor Safety Culture in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Reactor Oversight Process Safety Culture in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Reactor Oversight Process September 19, 2012 Presenter: Undine Shoop, Chief, Health Physics and Human Performance Branch, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Topics covered: Purpose of the Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) ROP Framework Safety Culture within the ROP Safety Culture Assessments Safety Culture in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Reactor Oversight Process More Documents & Publications A Commissioner's Perspective on USNRC Actions in Response to the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Comparison of Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) for Fuel Cycle Facilities, 2/17/11

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AgExcellence 2009The College of AgriCulTure And MonTAnA AgriCulTurAl experiMenT STATion in review  

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#12;ACAdeMiC progrAMS College of Agriculture Minor: Entomology MasterofScience: Entomology Agricultural Economics and Economics BachelorofScience: Agricultural Business Concentrations: AgribusinessManagement FarmandRanchManagement Economics Minor: Agricultural Business Economics MasterofScience: Applied

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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AgExcellence 2008The College of AgriCulTure And MonTAnA AgriCulTurAl experiMenT STATion in review  

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#12;ACAdeMiC progrAMS College of Agriculture Bachelor of Science: Agricultural Education Options: Ag Relations Teaching Master of Science: Agricultural Education Bachelor of Science: Biotechnology Options: Animal Systems Microbial Systems Plant Systems Minor: Entomology Master of Science: Entomology

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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GRR/Section 11 - Cultural Resource Assessment | Open Energy Information  

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- Cultural Resource Assessment - Cultural Resource Assessment < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11 - Cultural Resource Assessment 11CulturalResourceAssessment (1).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Advisory Council on Historic Preservation National Park Service Bureau of Land Management United States Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs Regulations & Policies National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) - specifically, Section 106 36 CFR 800 - Protection of Historic Properties Native American Graves Protection Act Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act Archaeological Resource Protection Act American Indian Religious Freedom Act Paleontological Resources Preservation Act Federal Cave Resources Protection Act

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"Violent Intent Modeling: Incorporating Cultural Knowledge into the Analytical Process  

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While culture has a significant effect on the appropriate interpretation of textual data, the incorporation of cultural considerations into data transformations has not been systematic. Recognizing that the successful prevention of terrorist activities could hinge on the knowledge of the subcultures, Anthropologist and DHS intern Faith Nibbs has been addressing the need to incorporate cultural knowledge into the analytical process. In this Brown Bag she will present how cultural ideology is being used to understand how the rhetoric of group leaders influences the likelihood of their constituents to engage in violent or radicalized behavior, and how violent intent modeling can benefit from understanding that process.

Sanfilippo, Antonio P.; Nibbs, Faith G.

2007-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

187

A GIS approach to cultural resources management and NEPA compliance  

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Cultural resources management and historic preservation compliance are best approached within the broader framework of natural resources planning and land management. Argonne National Laboratory is currently assisting federal agencies with the development of computer- based resource management systems for large facilities, and cultural resources management and preservation are components of these systems. In the area of cultural resources, Argonne is using the GIS tool to demonstrate how federal facilities can manage large, complex databases, integrate cultural resource data with other environmental variables, model distributions of resources to aid in inventory and evaluation, link the data to quantitative and impact modes, and effectively manage and monitor resource planning activities and environmental compliance.

Moeller, K.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Idaho Cleanup Project...  

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Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Idaho Cleanup Project Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project May 2011 November 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency...

189

The Jordan River Basin : culture in resource management and conflict.  

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??This thesis is a case study of the impact of culture on the management of water resources and the conflict over their usage by opposing (more)

Ritzler, Jacob

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Ghetto Fabulous: Inner City Car Culture, the Law, and Authenticity  

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J. (Producer). (2005). Oakland cars gone wild: Are autoabout pretty women, classy cars and just generally showingK. (1997). Cruisin': Car culture in America. Minneapolis,

Brown, Roger

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Independent Oversight Assessment of the Nuclear Safety Culture...  

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and Security HSS Independent Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture and Management of Nuclear Safety Concerns at the Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization...

192

Art and Culture: The Transformation of Louisville's East Market District.  

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??The transformation of Louisville's East Market district is a nearby example of the positive impact art and culture can have on urban neighborhoods. Furthermore, it (more)

Makela, Daniel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Transepithelial transport in cell culture: Stoichiometry of Na/phlorizin ...  

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Membrane Biology. Transepithelial Transport in Cell Culture: Stoiehiometry of Na /Phlorizin Binding and Na/D-Glueose Cotransport. A Two-Step, Two-Sodium...

194

Leon Baptista Alberti : the philosophy of cultural criticism  

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This dissertation investigates Leon Baptista Alberti's cultural critique, taking into consideration a broad spectrum of Alberti's writings, including many which have remained relatively unknown and ignored. Alberti developed ...

Jarzombek, Mark Michael

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Cultural noise in EM prospecting for geothermal resources. Final report  

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Numerical analysis tools are used to characterize the fields reradiated by cultural scatterers like powerlines, pipelines and fences. These fields are then compared to the returns expected from deeply buried targets and suggestions are made for methods to identify and remove cultural noise from survey data.

Merewether, D.E.; Cox, R.W.; Pate, R.C.

1981-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

196

Edutainment animated folktales software to motivate socio-cultural awareness  

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This paper discusses the design and development of an animated folk tales edutainment software to motivate socio-cultural awareness among children and adolescents. One application of multimedia technology is in edutainment, which includes animated cartoon, ... Keywords: 2D animation, edutainment, multimedia application software, socio-cultural values

Nor Azan Mat Zin; Nur Yuhanis Mohd Nasir

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Digital cultural collections in an age of reuse and remixes  

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This paper reports the results of a survey of U.S. cultural institution (CI) professionals about whether CI should seek to control access to and use of digital cultural collections. It describes motivations that encourage institutions to control access ... Keywords: archives, copyright, digital collections, licensing, museums, open access, privacy

Kristin R. Eschenfelder; Michelle Caswell

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Designing an immersive tour experience system for cultural tour sites  

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Along with the change in tour paradigm, tourists are increasingly seeking for new and meaningful experiences. However, most cultural tour sites today still maintain a conventional form of tour that is static and information centered. To reflect the new ... Keywords: augmented reality, cultural heritage, immersive experience, tourism

Doyun Park; Tek-Jin Nam; Chung-Kon Shi

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Supporting outdoor mixed reality applications for architecture and cultural heritage  

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This paper introduces new approaches to enable collaborative outdoor mixed reality design review in the architectural domain as well as outdoor mixed reality experiences in the cultural heritage domain. For this purpose we present the results of three ... Keywords: cultural heritage, design review, display technologies, human computer interaction, outdoor mixed reality, pose estimation, rendering

Pedro Santos; Dominik Acri; Thomas Gierlinger; Hendrik Schmedt; Andr Stork

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Telecommuting and corporate culture: Implications for the mobile enterprise  

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Enterprise mobility includes at home work often called telecommuting. Although telecommuting has been highly touted for a number of years, its adoption has seen varying levels of success. Earlier studies indicated that corporate culture might be a deterrent ... Keywords: Telecommuting, corporate culture, mobile enterprise, telework, work at home

Anthony T. Hoang; Robert C. Nickerson; Paul Beckman; Jamie Eng

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

A Computational Science Approach for Analyzing Culture - NERSC Science News  

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A Computational A Computational Science Approach for Analyzing Culture A Computational Science Approach for Analyzing Culture February 18, 2010 | Tags: Life Sciences Contact: Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, +1 510 486 2402 Click above image to watch the video of Jeremy Douglass speaking about Cultural Analytics. Just as photography revolutionized the study of art by allowing millions of people all over the world to scrutinize sculptures and paintings outside of museums, researchers from the Software Studies Initiative at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) believe that a new paradigm called cultural analytics will drastically change the study of culture by allowing people to quantify evolving trends across time and countries. Inspired by scientists who have long used computers to transform

202

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Monitoring Report for FY 2009  

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This report describes the cultural resource monitoring activities of the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office during fiscal year 2009 (FY 2009). Throughout the year, thirty-eight cultural resource localities were revisited including: two locations with Native American human remains, one of which is a cave, two additional caves, twenty-two prehistoric archaeological sites, six historic homesteads, two historic stage stations, two historic trails, and two nuclear resources, including Experimental Breeder Reactor-I, which is a designated National Historic Landmark. Several INL project areas were also monitored in FY 2009 to assess project compliance with cultural resource recommendations and monitor the effects of ongoing project activities. Although impacts were documented at a few locations and trespassing citations were issued in one instance, no significant adverse effects that would threaten the National Register eligibility of any resources were observed. Monitoring also demonstrated that several INL projects generally remain in compliance with recommendations to protect cultural resources.

Brenda R. Pace; Julie B. Braun

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Monitoring Report for FY 2008  

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This report describes the cultural resource monitoring activities of the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office during fiscal year 2008 (FY 2008). Throughout the year, 45 cultural resource localities were revisited including: two locations of heightened Shoshone-Bannock tribal sensitivity, four caves, one butte, twenty-eight prehistoric archaeological sites, three historic homesteads, two historic stage stations, one historic canal construction camp, three historic trails, and Experimental Breeder Reactor-I, which is a designated National Historic Landmark. Several INL project areas were also monitored in FY 2008 to assess project compliance with cultural resource recommendations, confirm the locations of previously recorded cultural resources in relation to project activities, to assess the damage caused by fire-fighting efforts, and to watch for cultural materials during ground disturbing activities. Although impacts were documented at a few locations, no significant adverse effects that would threaten the National Register eligibility of any resource were observed. Monitoring also demonstrated that INL projects generally remain in compliance with recommendations to protect cultural resources

Brenda R. Pace

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Monitoring Report for 2013  

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This report describes the cultural resource monitoring activities of the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office during 2013. Throughout the year, thirty-eight cultural resource localities were revisited including: two locations with Native American human remains, one of which is also a cave; fourteen additional caves; seven prehistoric archaeological sites ; four historic archaeological sites; one historic trail; one nuclear resource (Experimental Breeder Reactor-I, a designated National Historic Landmark); and nine historic structures located at the Central Facilities Area. Of the monitored resources, thirty-three were routinely monitored, and five were monitored to assess project compliance with cultural resource recommendations along with the effects of ongoing project activities. On six occasions, ground disturbing activities within the boundaries of the Power Burst Facility/Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (PBF/CITRC) were observed by INL CRM staff prepared to respond to any additional finds of Native American human remains. In addition, two resources were visited more than once as part of the routine monitoring schedule or to monitor for additional damage. Throughout the year, most of the cultural resources monitored had no visual adverse changes resulting in Type 1determinations. However, Type 2 impacts were noted at eight sites, indicating that although impacts were noted or that a project was operating outside of culturally cleared limitations, cultural resources retained integrity and noted impacts did not threaten National Register eligibility. No new Type 3 or any Type 4 impacts that adversely impacted cultural resources and threatened National Register eligibility were observed at cultural resources monitored in 2013.

Julie B. Williams; Brenda Pace

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Stephen Greenblatt, ed. Cultural Mobility: A Manifesto. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.  

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the fact that cultural mobility is nothing new, nor is ited. Cultural Mobility: A Manifesto. New York: Cambridgenew transnational literary scholarship that should assess the scope of cultural mobility

Vettenranta, Erja

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

The growth of cultural industry and the role of government : the case of Korea  

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The 21 st century is the age of culture. Cultural industry is rapidly internationalizing and a number of countries seeking a new source of economic growth are now turning their attention to cultural industries. In Asia, ...

Park, Kang Ah

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

New culturing tool reveals a full genome from single cells  

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New culturing tool reveals New culturing tool reveals New culturing tool reveals a full genome from single cells A new technique for genetic analysis, "gel microdroplets," helps scientists generate complete genomes from a single cell. March 15, 2013 Two GMD containing gut-community microcolonies are shown, with green fluorescence marking the DNA. Two GMD containing gut-community microcolonies are shown, with green fluorescence marking the DNA. Photo credit A. Dichosa, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano Communications Office (505) 667-0471 Email We have demonstrated a novel approach for fully sequencing genomes of microorganisms found in complex communities. Gel microdroplet culturing reveals intraspecies genomic diversity within the human microbiome LOS ALAMOS, N. M., March 15, 2013-A new technique for genetic analysis,

208

Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Monitoring Report for FY 2010  

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This report describes the cultural resource monitoring activities of the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office during fiscal year 2010 (FY 2010). Throughout the year, thirty-three cultural resource localities were revisited, including somethat were visited more than once, including: two locations with Native American human remains, one of which is a cave, two additional caves, twenty-six prehistoric archaeological sites, two historic stage stations, and Experimental Breeder Reactor-I, which is a designated National Historic Landmark. The resources that were monitored included seventeen that are routinely visited and sixteen that are located in INL project areas. Although impacts were documented at a few locations and one trespassing incident (albeit sans formal charges) was discovered, no significant adverse effects that would threaten the National Register eligibility of any resources were observed. Monitoring also demonstrated that several INL projects generally remain in compliance with recommendations to protect cultural resources.

INL Cultural Resource Management Office

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Quantifying Social Influence in an Online Cultural Market  

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We revisit experimental data from an online cultural market in which 14,000 users interact to download songs, and develop a simple model that can explain seemingly complex outcomes. Our results suggest that individual ...

Krumme, Katherine Ann

210

Occult Americans: Invisible Culture and the Literary Imagination  

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and the Culture of the Occult. Chicago: Chicago UP, 2003.and Angels: Cornelius Agrippas Occult Philosophy. Boston:Brill, 2003. ---. The Occult Mind: Magic in Theory and

Finley, Lana Louise

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Social and Cultural Boundaries in Pre-Modern Poland.  

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??Boundariesphysical, political, social, religious, and culturalwere a key feature of life in medieval and early modern Poland, and this volume focuses on the ways in (more)

Teter, Magda

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Culture symbol and time : the revitalization of Samarkand  

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This thesis examines the dilemma of the historic city in confrontation with modernity. Citing the case of Samarkand, the investigation seeks an architectural response to the trauma of physical and cultural discontinuities ...

Shea, Clare Ellen

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

The Morisco House in Granada : domestic space in cultural transition  

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This paper examines issues of cultural, religious, and personal identity as reflected in domestic space, with the premise that expressions of the built environment evolve from concepts of self. These themes are particularly ...

Mosier, Lisa G. (Lisa Gayle)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Consumption and the Environment  

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A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Consumption and the Environment Speaker(s): Willett M. Kempton Date: April 30, 2001 - 10:00am Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint of Contact:...

215

Virtual heritage: technology in the service of culture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Coliseum in Rome to the verdant landscape of the Loire Valley, the world's cultural heritage has withstood the text of time. Today though, the pace of progress --- from urban sprawl to pollution, neglect, conflict, and even tourism --- threatens ...

Alonzo C. Addison

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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4.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture, Spring 2004  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This class provides an introduction to modern art and theories of modernism and postmodernism. It focuses on the way artists use the tension between fine art and mass culture to mobilize a critique of both. We will examine ...

Jones, Caroline

217

Differential Item Functioning: The Consequence of Language, Curriculum, or Culture?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

McKnight, C. C. (1998). Curriculum sensitive assessment:adaptation, different curriculum coverage, or culturalQuestionnaire on U.S. Curriculum Part 1 Please rate how well

Huang, Xiaoting

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Seller Cites Westinghouse Safety Culture at WIPP as "World...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

As "World-Wide Standard" CARLSBAD, N.M., October 23, 2001 -- A best-selling business book recognizes the safety culture created by Westinghouse at the U.S. Department of...

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///COUNTER : an artistic system for the transmission of cultural energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

My thesis introduces ///COUNTER as an artistic system for the transmission of cultural energy. The underlying concepts of ///COUNTER are derived directly from my work on energy access as developed through the eWheel and ...

Vincent de Paul, Jegan Joyston

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Toward culture : converging on the civic moment in architecture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is an investigation into physical constituents of civic architecture including some speculation on how civic architecture pertains to cultural awareness. The process of investigation is carried out through ...

Lavery, Ciaran Jonathan

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Co-evolutionary Dynamics of Culture, Parochial Cooperation, and Networks  

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replicating an agent- based model. Journal of ArtificialM. 1999. Agent-Based computational models and generativemodels of cultural evolution of tag-based cooperation, where each agent

Kim, Jae-Woo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Propheteering : a cultural history of prediction in the Gilded Age  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study of the changing practices and perceptions of prediction in the late nineteenth century reveals the process by which Americans came to rationalize economic and cultural uncertainty into modern life. Forecasts of ...

Pietruska, Jamie L

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Culture's Contributions to Security Failures within the United States Intelligence Community.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The institutions that comprise the United States intelligence community have organizational cultures that are unique from other government agencies. These cultures encourage the development and (more)

Mouton, Troy Michael

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Annual Report FY 2006  

SciTech Connect

The Idaho National Laboratory Site is home to vast numbers and a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least a 13,500-year span of human occupation in the region. As a federal agency, the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office has legal responsibility for the management and protection of those resources and has delegated these responsibilities to its primary contractor, Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA). The INL Cultural Resource Management Office, staffed by BEA professionals, is committed to maintaining a cultural resource management program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting the resources importance in local, regional, and national history. This annual report summarizes activities performed by the INL Cultural Resource Management Office staff during Fiscal Year 2006. This work is diverse, far-reaching and though generally confined to INL cultural resource compliance, also includes a myriad of professional and voluntary community activities. This document is intended to be both informative to internal and external stakeholders, and to serve as a planning tool for future cultural resource management work to be conducted on the INL.

Clayton F. Marler; Julie Braun; Hollie Gilbert; Dino Lowrey; Brenda Ringe Pace

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The potential and prob-lems of converting forest and  

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per acre using land unsuited for traditional agri- culture. The Chinese tallow tree, also known," Breitenbeck said. The tallow tree has been grown in China for at least 1,500 years, he said and tallow that can be used for fuel. Breitenbeck said he has not been able to find any major pests

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http://AgriLifeExtension.tamu.edu Key to coded abbreviations used in this directory.  

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Gaines Dawson Borden Scurry Fisher Jones Shackelford Stephens Andrews Martin Howard Mitchell Nolan Taylor

Behmer, Spencer T.

227

Texas AgriLife Extension Service Water Conservation Checklist for the Home WATER CONSERVATION  

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, and for business and industrial uses. Energy is required to pump, move, and to purify water. Both energy and money Conservation Checklist for the Home2 Adapted in part from Extension Service-USDA Program Aid Number 1102 resources--energy and money. It costs money to pump water and make it available in our homes, for irrigation

228

Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock 1102 E FM 1294  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Chair of Appropriations Warren Chisum from Pampa, Chair of Energy Resources Rick Hardcastle from Vernon in Austin. Lamesa Cotton Growers provide great support, leadership and direction for our programs through

Mukhtar, Saqib

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AgriLife Position Description Last Updated: 4/17/02  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Information Services. DUTIES Typical: Performs routine maintenance to include minor maintenance on printers, platters, and bursters (equipment); performs routine resource management procedures to include ordering system startup and shutdown procedures; assists with bursting and decollation and security operations

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AgriLife Classification Description Last Updated: 12/11/02  

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, engineering, programming, maintenance, support, monitoring, security and/or testing; operating systems installation, maintenance, database management, administration and/or analysis; LAN, microcomputer, or other management; operating, monitoring, and control of multi-system information processing and/or transmission

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AgriLife Classification Description Last Updated: 4/17/02  

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, programming, maintenance, support, monitoring, security and/or testing; operating systems installation, maintenance, database management, administration, and/or analysis; LAN, microcomputer, or other technology management; operating, monitoring and control of multi-system information processing and/or transmission

232

Research and Extension Education Capabilities AgriLife Urban Solutions Center and associated County Extension Programs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

· Irrigation system design and management · Rainwater harvesting, rain gardens, porous pavements, green roofs Education program) · Turf management for park managers and landscape maintenance companies · Drought Extension Programs Water Management for Urban Landscapes · Lawn and landscape water conservation

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AgriLife Classification Description Last Updated: 4/17/02  

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investigator(s); coordinates maintenance of unit business files; serves as unit records management coordinator problems for unit; serves as liaison with the Financial Management Services Department and the Human business procedures and assists in developing procedures; locates and applies System policies

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CONTRACTS &GRANTS OFFICE AgriLlFE RESEARCH TexasA&M System  

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to soil can keep carbon there for thousands of years! Extremely high quality soil too #12;Biochar Burning biomass without oxygen (pyrolysis) creates biochar ¡ Can be made in biomass synfuel plants (half

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In this issue is published by the Swedish University of Agri-  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

,99% 2,38% 5.185 54,46% 8,62% - biogas 26 1,35% 0,04% 141 1,49% 0,24% - bioliquidi - - - 194 2,04% 0 parte biomasse legnose) gassose (biogas e biometano) e liquide (biocarburanti): 44% di tutte le.520 57,98% 9,18% - solida 1.629 84,99% 2,38% 5.185 54,46% 8,62% - biogas 26 1,35% 0,04% 141 1,49% 0

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Texas AgriLife Research with General Atomics Pilots Microalgae Ponds in Pecos BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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farmland,5 making climate change worse (see Chapter 3). Even more advanced biofuels from algae are beingthe impact of industrial biofuels on people and global hunger Meals per gallon #12;Contents Executive summary 2 Chapter 1: Introduction 6 Chapter 2: Industrial biofuels ­ the context 8 What's driving

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US Agri-Environmental Programs and their Potential Implications for Agricultural Trade  

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Conservation Security Program (CSP) Land Preservation EQIP and predecessors, CSP, and WHIP) Land Retirement (CRPincrease production. Slide 21 CSP: small production impacts

Cooper, Joseph

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Minnesota Agri Power Project. Quarterly report, July 1, 1997--September 30, 1997  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Program status and accomplishments for a project to develop alfalfa as a biomass fuel for power generation are summarized in this report. The main areas of reporting include: (1) alfalfa separation pilot plant testing, (2) design of gasification plant, (3) alfalfa leaf meal feeding trials and analysis, (4) integrated plant design and cost estimate, and (5) site plan construction and environmental permits. The alfalfa separation pilot plant fractionation equipment encountered operating problems from rocks and other tramp materials in the alfalfa bales. An investigation of techniques and equipment to remove the tramp materials resulted in the selection of a vibrating conveyor system. The Carbona gasification plant design basis and the Westinghouse scope of supply and design basis for the hot gas filter are provided in the report. The alfalfa leaf meal feeding trials showed that this economically critical co-product can be a viable livestock feed ingredient if favorable price, availability, and quality are maintained. The Stone and Webster basis of design for the integrated plant is included, and the basis for development of gas turbine performance runs is also detailed.

NONE

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Minnesota agri-power project. Quarterly report, January--March 1997  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This project involves the growing of trial quantities of alfalfa for gasification pilot plant tests and the use of by-products of alfalfa plants as animal feeds for beef and dairy cattle and turkeys. The various tasks under this project are described. Tasks are: design; review and confirm feedstock supply plan; performance guarantees and warranties; sales contracts; site plan construction and environmental permits report; environmental monitoring plan; and project management, engineering, and administration.

Baloun, J.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying Differences in Cultural Behavior in Online Groups  

SciTech Connect

We have developed methods to identify online communities, or groups, using a combination of structural information variables and content information variables from weblog posts and their comments to build a characteristic footprint for groups. We have worked with both explicitly connected groups and 'abstract' groups, in which the connection between individuals is in interest (as determined by content based features) and behavior (metadata based features) as opposed to explicit links. We find that these variables do a good job at identifying groups, placing members within a group, and helping determine the appropriate granularity for group boundaries. The group footprint can then be used to identify differences between the online groups. In the work described here we are interested in determining how an individual's online behavior is influenced by their membership in more than one group. For example, individuals belong to a certain culture; they may belong as well to a demographic group, and other 'chosen' groups such as churches or clubs. There is a plethora of evidence surrounding the culturally sensitive adoption, use, and behavior on the Internet. In this work we begin to investigate how culturally defined internet behaviors may influence behaviors of subgroups. We do this through a series of experiments in which we analyze the interaction between culturally defined behaviors and the behaviors of the subgroups. Our goal is to (a) identify if our features can capture cultural distinctions in internet use, and (b) determine what kinds of interaction there are between levels and types of groups.

Gregory, Michelle L.; Engel, David W.; Bell, Eric B.; Mcgrath, Liam R.

2012-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Norepinephrine metabolism in neuronal cultures is increased by angiotensin II  

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In this study the authors have examined the actions of angiotensin II (ANG II) on catecholamine metabolism in neuronal brain cell cultures prepared from the hypothalamus and brain stem. Neuronal cultures prepared from the brains of 1-day-old Sprague-Dawley rats exhibit specific neuronal uptake mechanisms for both norepinephrine (NE) and dopamine (DA), and also monoamine oxidase (MAO) and catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) activity. Separate neuronal uptake sites for NE and DA were identified by using specific neuronal uptake inhibitors for each amine. In previous studies, they determined that ANG II (10 nM-1 ..mu..M) stimulates increased neuronal (/sup 3/H)NE uptake by acting as specific receptors. They have confirmed these results here and in addition have shown that ANG II has not significant effects on neuronal (/sup 3/H)DA uptake. These results suggest that the actions of ANG II are restricted to the NE transporter in neuronal cultures. It is possible that ANG II stimulates the intraneuronal metabolism of at least part of the NE that is taken up, because the peptide stimulates MAO activity, an effect mediated by specific ANG II receptors. ANG II had no effect on COMT activity in neuronal cultures. Therefore, the use of neuronal cultures of hypothalamus and brain stem they have determined that ANG II can specifically alter NE metabolism in these areas, while apparently not altering DA metabolism.

Sumners, C.; Shalit, S.L.; Kalberg, C.J.; Raizada, M.K.

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Annual Report FY 2007  

SciTech Connect

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site is home to vast numbers and a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least a 13,500-year span of human land use in the region. As a federal agency, the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office has legal responsibility for the management and protection of those resources and has delegated these responsibilities to its primary contractor, Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA). The BEA professional staff is committed to maintaining a cultural resource management program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting the resources importance in local, regional, and national history. This annual report summarizes activities performed by the INL Cultural Resource Management Office (CRMO) staff during fiscal year 2007. This work is diverse, far-reaching and though generally confined to INL cultural resource compliance, also includes a myriad of professional and voluntary community activities. This document is intended to be both informative to internal and external stakeholders, and to serve as a planning tool for future cultural resource management work to be conducted on the INL.

Julie Braun; Hollie Gilbert; Dino Lowrey; Clayton Marler; Brenda Pace

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mimbres rock art: a graphic legacy of cultural expression  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rock art abounds along the Mimbres River banks and drainage tributaries reflecting the rich cultural remains of the ancient Mimbres people. The Mimbres are a well established cultural group who lived in southwest New Mexico and northern Mexico from A.D. 200 and A.D. 1150. Physical remains of pithouses, pueblos, irrigation systems, artifacts, and rock art have survived the years to provide clues for contemporary understanding of this prehistoric culture and society. Knowledge of the symbolism and belief system has eluded understanding or remained sketchy as a result of examining only physical remains. Based on the hypothesis that by studying the archaeological record and the established characteristics of cultures with origins similar to those of the Mimbres, then assumptions can be made and applied to the understanding of the symbolism, purpose, and use of the rock art for the Mimbres. Specific to this study is the rock art adjacent to and within a one and one-half mile radius of the NAN Ranch Ruin. Research reveals how the rock art of the NAN Ranch Ruin connects to: 1) cultural context to other regional systems, 2) spatial context within the landscape, 3) temporal context with respect to Mimbres development, and 4) symbolic context, tying the rock art to its environment and revealing it as a living part of the universe as it fits into the world view of those who created it.

Tidemann, Kathryn

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Reprint of a process model for developing usable cross-cultural websites  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we present a process model for developing usable cross-cultural websites. Compatible with ISO 13407, the process model documents an abstraction of the design process focusing on cultural issues in development. It provides a framework in ... Keywords: Attractors, Cross-cultural usability, Cultural fingerprint, Globalisation, User evaluation, Websites

Andy Smith; Lynne Dunckley; Tim French; Shailey Minocha; Yu Chang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The evaluation of the cultural journeys in the information society environment as an educational aid  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Cultural Journeys in the Information Society is a dynamic hypermedia environment, which proposes the Electronic Roads as a meta-form for exploring cultural information that can form Cultural Journeys. The Electronic Roads meta-form facilitates travelers ... Keywords: cross-cultural projects, interactive learning environments, multimedia/hypermedia systems, navigation

Georgios John Fakas; Iasonas Lamprianou; Andreas Andreou; Maria Pampaka; Christos Schizas

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture | Department of  

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

EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture September 10, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. This year’s event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices. This year's event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices. Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. This year's event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices.

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EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture | Department of  

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

EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture EM Supports Program that Fosters Region's Safety Culture September 10, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. This year’s event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices. This year's event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices. Participants in Safety Fest Tennessee receive a hands-on demonstration about electrical safety. This year's event offers 40 safety courses. Participants discuss relevant safety issues and best practices.

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INTEGRATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SAFETY CULTURE IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE  

SciTech Connect

In 2007, the Department of Energy (DOE) identified safety culture as one of their top Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) related priorities. A team was formed to address this issue. The team identified a consensus set of safety culture principles, along with implementation practices that could be used by DOE, NNSA, and their contractors. Documented improvement tools were identified and communicated to contractors participating in a year long pilot project. After a year, lessons learned will be collected and a path forward determined. The goal of this effort was to achieve improved safety and mission performance through ISMS continuous improvement. The focus of ISMS improvement was safety culture improvement building on operating experience from similar industries such as the domestic and international commercial nuclear and chemical industry.

MCDONALD JA JR

2009-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford Cultural Resources Laboratory annual report for fiscal year 1994  

SciTech Connect

The Hanford Site occupies 560 sq. miles of land along the Columbia River in SE Washington. The Hanford Reach of the river is one of the most archaeologically rich areas in the western Columbia Plateau. To manage the Hanford Site`s archaeological, historical, and cultural resources, the Hanford Cultural Resources Laboratory (HCRL) was established in 1987. HCRL ensures DOE complies with federal statutes, regulations, and guidelines. In FY 1994, HCRL conducted cultural resource reviews, conducted programs to identify and monitor historic and archaeological sites, etc. HCRL staff conducted 511 reviews, 29 of which required archaeological surveys and 10 of which required building documentation. Six prehistoric sites, 23 historic sites, one paleontological site, and two sites with historic and prehistoric components were discovered.

Nickens, P.R.; Wright, M.K.; Cadoret, N.A.; Dawson, M.V.; Harvey, D.W.; Simpson, E.M.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INEEL Cultural Resource Management Program Annual Report - 2004  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As a federal agency, the U.S. Department of Energy has been directed by Congress, the U.S. president, and the American public to provide leadership in the preservation of prehistoric, historic, and other cultural resources on the lands it administers. This mandate to preserve cultural resources in a spirit of stewardship for the future is outlined in various federal preservation laws, regulations, and guidelines such as the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Site is located in southeastern Idaho, and is home to vast numbers and a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least 13,000-year span of human occupation in the region. These resources are nonrenewable, bear valuable physical and intangible legacies, and yield important information about the past, present, and perhaps the future. There are special challenges associated with balancing the preservation of these resources with the management and ongoing operation of an active scientific laboratory, while also cleaning up the waste left by past programs and processes. The Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office has administrative responsibility for most of the Site, excluding lands and resources managed by the Naval Reactors Facility and (in 2004) Argonne National Laboratory-West. The Department of Energy is committed to a cultural resource program that accepts these challenges in a manner reflecting both the spirit and intent of the legislative requirements. This annual report is an overview of Cultural Resource Management Program activities conducted during Fiscal Year 2004 and is intended to be both informative to external stakeholders and to serve as a planning tool for future cultural resource management work to be conducted on the Site.

Clayton F. Marler

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Light and sound underground: a study of rave culture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Pulsating colors flash, beat throbs deeper, deeper down, lift me up into this ecstasy: the world of rave. Rave culture is a strikingly significant, subversive subculture of recent and current times. Unique to the subculture are: rave music, rave dance, rave fashion, as well as specific tools and machines (i.e. technology used), behaviors, rituals, mind-altering drugs, jargon, and above all, the ecstatic community events that are raves. A subculture must provide for its participants something that may well be unavailable to them from the dominant culture. This starts with a sense of belonging to a "group" that appeals to them rationally and aesthetically. Rave in particular provides inclusion in an international community, as well as senses of festivity, intensity, emotional release, and collective experience; these in turn invoke alternative ideas/modes of thought and behavior/ways of living. After the death of anti-culture with the punks, effective subculture required a new direction: enter rave, endorsing on one hand a technology-glutted futurism ruled by machine-human interfaces, and at the same time a return to ancient tribal beats and nomadism. Rave's innovation lies in its extraction from culture of the essential: collective experience, festivity, and transcendence; and its exclusion of the superfluous "meaning" centers: politics, ideology, religion, race, ethnicity, even geography. The meaning of rave as a subversive art is not, as many critics claim, merely escapism, but an acute reaction to dominant culture in its offering of the experience itself. The cultural value of the rave lies in its construction of a working and contemporary transcendent collective experience, a space for being-in-the-moment. Within and with that act (which is art) a rave gains power to influence the future evolution of human thought and society, and to cut a path back to a once supernatural past, simultaneously in the moment and utterly timeless.

Harrison, Summer Gioia

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

An agent-based model of the cognitive mechanisms underlying the origins of creative cultural evolution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Human culture is uniquely cumulative and open-ended. Using a computational model of cultural evolution in which neural network based agents evolve ideas for actions through invention and imitation, we tested the hypothesis that this is due to the capacity ... Keywords: EVOC, action, agent-based model, creativity, cultural diversity, cultural evolution, gesture, homo erectus, innovation, invention, mimetic, origin of culture, recursive recall, self-triggered recall and rehearsal loop

Liane Gabora; Maryam Saberi

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Rise of the Expert Amateur: DIY Projects, Communities, and Cultures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rise of the Expert Amateur: DIY Projects, Communities, and Cultures Stacey Kuznetsov & Eric Paulos, paulos}@cs.cmu.edu ABSTRACT This paper presents a large-scale study of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) communities and makers. Our survey of over 2600 individuals across a range of DIY communities (Instructables, Dorkbot

Paulos, Eric

254

ICT Integration in Nigeria: The Socio-Cultural Constraints  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the past few decades, there has been a lineal relationship between technology and development-the belief that availability of technology would produce development. This is evident in the advancements in Information and Communication Technologies ICT, ... Keywords: Development, Information and Communication Technology, Integration, Nigeria, Socio-Cultural Factors

Damian O. Eke

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultural appropriation: information technologies as sites of transnational imagination  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The diverse ways in which technologies are modified and appropriated into local contexts are an important theme in CSCW research. Today, translocal processes such as the formation of international corporations and the movement of people and ideas across ... Keywords: cultural appropriation, globalization, imagination, multi-sited ethnography, politics, transnational

Silvia Lindtner; Ken Anderson; Paul Dourish

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Immersive Visualization Architectures and Situated Embodiments of Culture and Heritage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a series of transdisciplinary research projects in five large-scale, interactive visualization architectures. These immersive architectures and their associated visual, sonic and algorithmic techniques offer compelling means for ... Keywords: augmented reality, immersive architecture, interaction, kinaesthetic, post-processural archaeology, museums, situated media, narrative, cultural heritage, visual analytics

Sarah Kenderdine

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Cultural Resource Management Plan (CRMP) for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) provides an organized guide that describes or references all facets and interrelationships of cultural resources at BNL. This document specifically follows, where applicable, the format of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Guidelines for Development of Cultural Resource Management Plans, DOE G 450.1-3 (9-22-04[m1]). Management strategies included within this CRMP are designed to adequately identify the cultural resources that BNL and DOE consider significant and to acknowledge associated management actions. A principal objective of the CRMP is to reduce the need for additional regulatory documents and to serve as the basis for a formal agreement between the DOE and the New York State Historic Preservation Officer (NYSHPO). The BNL CRMP is designed to be a ''living document.'' Each section includes identified gaps in the management plan, with proposed goals and actions for addressing each gap. The plan will be periodically revised to incorporate new documentation.

DAVIS, M.

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Maintenance Work Management Improvement: Improving Culture and Work Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI's Plant Maintenance Optimization (PMO) mission is to develop and demonstrate products and services for improved use of power plant maintenance resources and increased profitability. Based on a series of work management improvement projects, EPRI plans to develop a best practices guideline. As part of this effort, this document details how to improve fossil power plant work culture and work processes.

1998-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

259

Burning Man at Google: a cultural infrastructure for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Burning Man at Google: a cultural infrastructure for new media production FRED TURNER Stanford's bohemian ethos supports new forms of production emerging in SiliconValley and especially at Google to shape and legitimate the collaborative manufacturing processes driving the growth of Google and other

Straight, Aaron

260

Extending boundaries with meta-design and cultures of participation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Human-computer interaction (HCI) has refocused many research efforts within computer science from a technology-centered view to a human-centered view. The developments so far, however, have seen humans mostly as users and consumers rather than as active ... Keywords: boundaries, control, cultures of participation, distances, meta-design, motivation, socio-technical environments, systemic problems

Gerhard Fischer

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using ex vivo organ culture models as surrogates to investigate  

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ex vivo organ culture models as surrogates to investigate ex vivo organ culture models as surrogates to investigate morphological and functional differences of mammary glands derived from mouse strains that differ in cancer susceptibility to understand the underlying mechanisms of radiation sensitivity or resistance Alvin Lo Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract Goal: Within the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Low Dose SFA, as part of Project 2, we are using a systems genetics approach to determine the contribution of non-targeted and targeted radiation effects for risk of mammary carcinogenesis. The goal of this work is to characterize the mammary gland of the parental mouse strains, and the F1 and F2 generations used in these studies with respect to tissue architecture and morphogenesis

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Fermilab Cultural Events in Chicago's Far West Side  

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Art Gallery Header Public Access current show schedule contact us cultural events archive General Information Art Gallery Header Public Access current show schedule contact us cultural events archive General Information "I have always felt that science, technology, and art are importantly connected, indeed science and technology seem to many scholars to have grown out of art." -Robert Rathbun Wilson This convergence of art and science occurs daily in the Fermilab Art Gallery. It is a space for art exhibitions, chamber music concerts and where the top quark and big bang are debated over coffee. It is also a quiet space for contemplation and beauty. Current Status of Access to Fermilab Fermilab Examined – a Juried Exhibition by members of the Fermilab Photography Club 11/18/13-1/26/14 Artist Reception 11/20/13 Current Exhibition Upcoming Exhibition

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Hanging coverslip method for cell surface iodination of monolayer cultures  

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A procedure is described by which the use of a 1,3,4,6-tetrachloro-3 alpha,6 alpha-diphenyl glycoluril (iodogen)-coated coverslip to iodinate the cell surface proteins of monolayer cultures has been improved by hanging the coverslip at a defined distance from the cells. This method allows gentle manipulation of the cell culture, resulting in retention of high cell viability and in recovery of the cell monolayer with a minimum of mechanical damage. In addition, it allows the safe disposal of the radioactive coverslip upon completion of the reaction. Finally, the labeling is surface specific. The application of this procedure to 3T3 fibroblasts results in labeling of proteins comparable to lactoperoxidase-catalyzed iodinations.

Moutsatsos, I.K.; Cok, S.J.

1985-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unspoken cultural influence: Exposure to and influence of nonverbal bias  

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The authors examined the extent to which nonverbal behavior contributes to culturally shared attitudes and beliefs. In Study 1, especially slim women elicited especially positive nonverbal behaviors in popular television shows. In Study 2, exposure to this nonverbal bias caused women to have especially slim cultural and personal ideals of female beauty and to have especially positive attitudes toward slim women. In Study 3, individual differences in exposure to such nonverbal bias accounted for substantial variance in pro-slim attitudes, anti-fat attitudes, and personal ideals of beauty, even after controlling for several third variables. In Study 4, regional differences in exposure to nonverbal bias accounted for substantial variance in regional unhealthy dieting behaviors, even after controlling for several third variables.

Max Weisbuch; Nalini Ambady

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Endotoxin suppresses surfactant synthesis in cultured rat lung cells  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pulmonary complications secondary to postburn sepsis are a major cause of death in burned patients. Using an in vitro organotypic culture system, we examined the effect of E. coli endotoxin (LPS) on lung cell surfactant synthesis. Our results showed that E. coli endotoxin (1.0, 2.5, 10 micrograms LPS/ml) was capable of suppressing the incorporation of /sup 3/H-choline into de novo synthesized surfactant, lamellar bodies (LB), and common myelin figures (CMF) at 50%, 68%, and 64%, respectively. In a similar study, we were able to show that LPS also inhibited /sup 3/H-palmitate incorporation by cultured lung cells. LPS-induced suppression of surfactant synthesis was reversed by hydrocortisone. Our results suggest that LPS may play a significant role in reducing surfactant synthesis by rat lung cells, and thus contribute to the pathogenesis of sepsis-related respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in burn injury.

Li, J.J.; Sanders, R.L.; McAdam, K.P.; Gelfand, J.A.; Burke, J.F.

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scheduling for machinery fleets in biomass multiple-field operations  

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In the light of the current development toward large, and consequently, complicated agricultural production systems, such as systems of biomass production as bioenergy resource, the demand for advanced management tools, such as fleet management tools ... Keywords: Biomass logistics, Biomass supply chain, Fleet management, Planning

A. Orfanou, P. Busato, D. D. Bochtis, G. Edwards, D. Pavlou, C. G. SRensen, R. Berruto

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Centrifugally activated bearing for high-speed rotating machinery  

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A centrifugally activated bearing is disclosed. The bearing includes an annular member that extends laterally and radially from a central axis. A rotating member that rotates about the central axis relative to the annular member is also included. The rotating member has an interior chamber that surrounds the central axis and in which the annular member is suspended. Furthermore, the interior chamber has a concave shape for retaining a lubricant therein while the rotating member is at rest and for retaining a lubricant therein while the rotating member is rotating. The concave shape is such that while the rotating member is rotating a centrifugal force causes a lubricant to be forced away from the central axis to form a cylindrical surface having an axis collinear with the central axis. This centrifugally displaced lubricant provides restoring forces to counteract lateral displacement during operation.

Post, Richard F. (Walnut Creek, CA)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical and biochemical studies of ubiquitin conjugation machinery  

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The post-translational modification of proteins is a major mechanism employed in eukaryotic cells to expand the functional diversity of the proteome. Covalent modification of amino acid side chains confers new or altered ...

Pandya, Renuka K. (Renuka Kuchibhotla)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

The Association for Computing Machinery 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701  

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(Invited Paper), 3(4):(to appear), 2008. [2] H. Haas and S. McLaughlin, editors. Next Generation Mobile

Greenberg, Saul

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Hindawi Publishing Corporation International Journal of Rotating Machinery  

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, fabrication, and performance evaluation of the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) powering a cryocooler the first stage of the compressor. Figure 1 shows the developed permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM features of the motor include the incorporation of high energy density permanent magnet, multistrand

Wu, Shin-Tson

271

Topping cycles and advanced conversion machinery for central power stations  

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From thermal power conference; Pullman, Washington, USA (3 Oct 1973). The possibility of developing dynamic conversion machines for topping cycles --- expanders and turbines ---that might utilize refractory materials not previously applied to this purpose is investigated. A technological basis for topping cycle systems that will extend the conversion efficiency of central power stations to the range of 55 to 60% is provided. The performance of a small (500 cm/sup 3/ displacement) graphite helical rotor compressor-expander set operating on inert gas for nearly 300 hr at temperatures up to 1500 deg C and rotor speeds to 14,000 rpm is described. In a related program, turbine blades and sound monolithic bodies up to 36 in. characteristic dimension were fabricated of the refractory compounds silicon nitride (Si/sub 3/N/sub 4/) and silicon carbide (SiC), which are compatible with air and combustion products. The application of available materials and power-conversion technology to permit a significant improvement in energy conversion efficiency is discussed. The demonstration of this capability is proposed by devising topping cycle systems incorporating ceramic engines capable of extracting useful energy from combustion heat sources at conditions presently inaccessible. 12 references. (auth)

Mohr, P.B.; Rienecker, F.

1973-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of magnetic induction machines for micro turbo machinery  

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This thesis presents the nonlinear analysis, design, fabrication, and testing of an axial-gap magnetic induction micro machine, which is a two-phase planar motor in which the rotor is suspended above the stator via mechanical ...

KŸ er, Hr, 1976-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Changes related to "China National Machinery Industry Complete...  

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Login | Sign Up Wiki Browse Latinoamrica Buildings Clean Energy Economy Coordinated Low Emissions Assistance Network Geothermal Incentives and Policies International Clean Energy...

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JGI - Green Alga Genome Project Catalogs Carbon Capture Machinery  

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opportunities for improving efficiencies for this conversion process and ultimately biofuels production. "Chlamy's code helps us describe the ancient ancestor of plants and...

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Cultural production and identity in colonial and post-colonial Madras, India  

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All cultural production is a consequence of its context and is infused with meaning and identity. A preoccupation with the visual and symbolic aspects of architectural form and its cultural meaning has led to an increased ...

Datey, Aparna

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Virtual worlds: an environment for cultural sensitivity education in the health sciences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Introduction: health professionals must address culture and diversity in practice. Clinical assessment and treatment have been linked to race and ethnicity (Schitai, 2004, Smedley et al., 2003). Research has addressed culture and diversity ...

Alex Ivan Games; Eric B. Bauman

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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21A.215 Medical Anthropology: Culture, Society, and Ethics in Disease and Health, Fall 2008  

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This course looks at medicine from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing on the human, as opposed to biological, side of things. Students learn how to analyze various kinds of medical practice as cultural systems. Particular ...

Jackson, Jean

278

De-centering culture : designing and arena for debate and transformation  

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In recent years, the display of culture has been engulfed by consumption. Hereby lies the danger of designing a building [center] for cultural identity. There is a tendency to use building to emphasize the event and festival, ...

Sanchez, Frances A. (Frances Aracelis), 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion...  

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

Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex Plant Perspective What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex...

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Developing a design culture in a computer clubhouse: the role of local practices and mediators  

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This paper focuses on the development of a design culture in a Computer Clubhouse, a type of community technology center known for its emphasis on design and creative production. Drawing from theories of situated learning and cultural historical activity, ...

Kylie A. Peppler; Yasmin B. Kafai

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Destroying cultural heritage: technical, emotional and exhibition aspects in simulating earthquake effects on a gothic cathedral  

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While a significant research effort has been devoted to produce virtual reconstructions of cultural heritage, the issue of reproducing the effects of natural or man-provoked disasters (e.g., earthquakes, floods, wars) on cultural heritage has received ...

Luca Chittaro; Roberto Ranon; Demis Corvaglia

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

"World-Class" Entertainment: Producing Cosmopolitan Cultural Capital  

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This thesis is a multi-sited survey providing insight into integral performing arts institutions and how they engage in the distribution of cosmopolitan cultural capital to middlebrow audiences. It additionally provides a taxonomy of the different types of performances present across three sites: MSC OPAS, Arts Midwest, and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Annual Conference in New York (APAP/NYC). My research methods include ethnography, interviewing, and textual analysis, but my investigation of these sites began with several leading questions: How do audiences read live performances for cosmopolitanism? How is that cosmopolitanism produced in key performing arts organizations? How is performance both a product that is marketed to venues and audiences and the means of marketing itself? Cosmopolitanism is an integral component to marketing, delivering, and enjoying live touring commercial performances. Performing arts presenters like OPAS, and presenting organizations, including Arts Midwest and APAP, engage cosmopolitanism on multiple levels as they work to provide regional audiences with otherwise unattainable world-class performances. Cosmopolitanism is present and presented every step of the way and the industry continues to advance cosmopolitan goals. This works shifts from analyzing cosmopolitan tourists to understanding touring cosmopolitanism because touring performances provide cosmopolitan cultural capital to community audiences located outside these urban centers. Touring performances provide opportunities for residents outside large metropolitan areas to engage in a global culture of performance and insert themselves into an imagined community of cosmopolitans. This is due in part to touring artists who deliver world-class performances to audiences that would otherwise entirely lack a connection to arts opportunities that accompany metropolitan centers and cosmopolitan communities. Cosmopolitanism is operationalized in performances of rurality, organizational culture and sociability, and exoticizing marketing strategies. I not only explore how cosmopolitanism is operationalized across these sites, but also how performance, in several of its variations, is operationalized, negotiated, and, of course, presented. More specifically, I examine artistic, interpersonal, organizational, and economic performances, as they are present across the three sites.

Melton, Elizabeth Michael

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Contemporary cowboy culture and the rise of American postmodern solidarity  

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In this dissertation, I build on contemporary theoretical perspectives to interpret characteristics of contemporary cowboy culture. Specifically, I target the image of the cowboy in relation to solidarity. I assume that contemporary cowboy culture is an illusion or simulacra of something, something maybe once authentic. Now, it is built around language games, illusion, image and many other postmodern phenomena. Even so, in this work I explore how postmodernism is useful, which many are hesitant to do. This is a new twist or at least an interesting study in contrast to the enlightenment project. I rely heavily on theoretical discussion, qualitative analysis, participant observation and interpretive interactionism to accomplish this study and engage this culture. I integrate this approach into the continuing question about progress and the relationship between postmodernism and modernism, which is characterized here by McDonaldization. I find contemporary society provides opportunities to celebrate the benefits and development of postmodern social bonding. As a result, postmodernism, characterized by chaos, contradiction, and especially illusion is found to actually create solidarity and allow for Jungian rebirth of something authentic.

Homann, Ronnie Dean

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Detection of cognitive features from web resources in support of cultural modeling and analysis  

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The World Wide Web serves as a valuable source of culture-relevant information, which can be used to support cultural modeling and analysis activities. Part of the challenge in exploiting the Web as a source of culture-relevant information relates to ...

Antonio Penta; Nigel Shadbolt; Paul Smart; Winston R. Sieck

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

A Cross-Cultural Study on the Perception of Sociability within Human-Computer Interaction  

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This study tries to use speech and dynamic emoticons as social cues to create a more sociable human-computer interaction. A cross-cultural study was conducted to investigate the influence of cultural backgrounds (Taiwan and America) on children's perceptions ... Keywords: Children, Cultural difference, Dynamic Emoticon, Interaction design, Sociability, Speech

Fang-Wu Tung; Keiichi Sato; Yi-Shin Deng; Tsai-Yi Lin

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Discovering digital cultural capital in London's events of art and technology: reviewing the last decade  

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This paper is based on a five years' research focused on the measurement of cultural contribution of events of art and technology to London. Developing the concept of 'cultural capital' devised by sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, it was possible to identify ... Keywords: London's events of art and technology, digital cultural capital

Alicia Bastos

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Culture, Poverty and Necessity Entrepreneurship: The Academy for Creating Enterprise in Mexico and the Philippines  

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This dissertation demonstrates how ACE has successfully equipped thousands of poor Filipinos with the tools necessary for them to raise themselves out of poverty by offering them a culture-specific curriculum that they can implement in their businesses. Furthermore, it will be argued that ACE's culture-specific curriculum could theoretically be applied in Mexico, where the "culture of poverty" exists in abundance.

Brewer, Jeremi

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Explaining culture: an outline of a theory of socio-technical interactions  

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This paper presents four criticisms of positivistic research in cross-cultural human-computer interactions. An outline of a theory of cultural influences in socio-technical systems is then presented. Based on the ecological approach to perception and ... Keywords: comparative informatics, computer supported intercultural collaboration (csic), culture, perception and appropriation of affordances, socio-technical interactions, structures and functions of technological intersubjectivity

Ravi K. Vatrapu

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

A cultural knowledge-based method to support the formation of homophilous online communities  

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We propose a three-step method to identify people in social networks sites (SNS) who are talking about the same topics, even though they may be from different cultural backgrounds. Our method uses a cultural knowledge base from the OMCS-Br project to ... Keywords: OMCS-Br, cultural translation, homophily, online communities, people with similarities

Junia C. Anacleto; Fernando C. Balbino; Gilberto Astolfi; Sidney Fels; Andre O. Bueno

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Book Review: Toys and Tools in Pink: Cultural Narratives of Gender, Science, and Technology by Carole Colatrella  

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research interests include gender in higher education, womenPink: Cultural Narratives of Gender, Science, and TechnologyCultural Narratives of Gender, Science, and Technology,

Lehman, Kathleen J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 11-WA-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 11-WA-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview GRR/Section 11-WA-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-WA-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview 11-WA-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Triggers None specified The developer will be required to comply with Washington state law when human remains or other cultural resources are discovered on a project site. Cultural resources include both historic and archaeological resources and sites. The discovery of cultural resources may require obtaining a permit and providing public notice and notice to Indian Tribes. Once the necessary procedures have been followed, the developer may continue with the project.

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What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the  

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What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex Plant Perspective What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the Pantex Plant Perspective September 20, 2013 Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Helfinstine, Staff Engineer High Reliability Operations B&W Pantex Pantex Plant Topic covered: Pantex on a journey to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO) Understanding our culture provides feedback on our progress in the HRO journey - Initial survey provides a baseline Pilot site for safety culture self assessment to support EFCOG (Safety Culture Task Group, 2009) and DOE initiative (Ref. Implementation Plan for DNFSB Recommendation 2011-1, Section 5.2.2) What Does Self-Assessment of Safety Culture Look Like? Discussion from the

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Practitioners, professional cultures, and perceptions of impact assessment  

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The very nature of impact assessment (IA) means that it often involves practitioners from a very wide range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds, which open the possibility that how IA is perceived and practised may vary according to the professional background of the practitioner. The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which a practitioner's professional background influences their perceptions of the adequacy of impact assessment in New Zealand under the Resource Management Act (RMA). Information gathered concerned professional affiliations, training, understanding of impact assessment practise, and perceptions of adequacy in relation to impact assessment. The results showed a dominance of a legalistic, operational perspective of impact assessment under the Resource Management Act, across all the main professions represented in the study. However, among preparers of impact assessments there was clear evidence of differences between the four main professional groups - surveyors, planners, engineers and natural scientists - in the way they see the nature and purpose of impact assessment, the practical steps involved, and what constitutes adequacy. Similarly, impact assessment reviewers - predominantly planners and lawyers - showed variations in their expectations of impact assessment depending on their respective professional affiliation. Although in many cases the differences seem to be more of a matter of emphasis, rather than major disputes on what constitutes a good process, even those differences can add up to rather distinct professional cultures of impact assessment. The following factors are seen as leading to the emergence of such professional cultures: different professions often contribute in different ways to an impact assessment, affecting their perception of the nature and purpose of the process; impact assessment training will usually be a secondary concern, compared with the core professional training, which will be reflected in the depth and length of such training; and any impact assessment training provided within a profession will often have the 'cultural' imprint of that profession.

Morgan, Richard K., E-mail: rkm@geography.otago.ac.nz [Centre for Impact Assessment Research and Training, Department of Geography, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin (New Zealand); Hart, Andrew [Centre for Impact Assessment Research and Training, Department of Geography, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin (New Zealand); Freeman, Claire, E-mail: cf@geography.otago.ac.nz [Department of Geography, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin (New Zealand); Coutts, Brian, E-mail: bcoutts@surveying.otago.ac.nz [School of Surveying, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin (New Zealand); Colwill, David; Hughes, Andrew [Centre for Impact Assessment Research and Training, Department of Geography, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin (New Zealand)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of Bottom Trawling on Underwater Cultural Heritage  

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The fishing method of trawling, or dragging, has long been shown to be harmful to a plethora of sea life inhabiting the world?s oceans and inland waterways. Fishing nets scour the seabed, disturbing everything in their path, while usually in search of only one type of bottom-dwelling species. Impacts to the seafloor include a removal of topographic features, disturbance of the upper sediment layers, including deep furrows, as well as physical and chemical changes to sediment morphology. While biological organisms and communities can potentially recover from this destruction, archaeological data cannot. Fishermen have been raising important artifacts in their nets for over a century. These finds have helped archaeologists locate significant sites, but they also have the adverse effect of irreparably damaging these sites. This thesis explores the impacts of bottom trawling on underwater cultural heritage. The methods and gear used by trawlers and their documented effects upon the sea floor are identified. Examples of the types of damage shipwreck sites receive after being impacted by trawling are presented. Instances where fishermen have raised prehistoric artifacts from inundated land sites are also introduced. The fishing and archaeological communities must cooperate to limit further damage to underwater cultural heritage around the globe.

Atkinson, Christopher

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Socio-cultural acceptability of cadaver Transplantation in Iran  

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Organ transplantation is known to be a new and innovative treatment for patients with progressive organ failures. The present study investigates the current status of transplantation from cadaver along with its socio-cultural acceptability in Iran. The present study is a descriptive research in a systematic review method. Here, by investigating previously conducted researches in Iran during the period 2002-2010, the status of transplantation from cadaver and its socio-cultural acceptability in Iran has been investigated. To collect the data, the access to Iranmedex website, the premier medical data center in Iran, was made possible using the related keywords. The obtained data indicate whereas there is an increase in the number of organ donations from cadaver, it is still low in comparison to other countries. The lack of consent from families of brain-dead patients is a major hurdle on the way of organ transplantation in Iran. In the cases of willingness to donate organs, the major effective factors were the deceaseds religious beliefs and prior tendency. In 66 % of the cases, the donors families deemed organ donation phenomenon effective in alleviating the sorrow after the death of their beloved ones. The number of organ donation from cadaver in Iran is low contrary to other countries. It seems that general instructions to raise the knowledge on the subject and lay the foundation to increase the tendency towards posthumous organ donation are necessary.

Mobasser N; Zahmatkeshan N; Farhadi N; Nikeghbalian S; Hasankhani H

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Foreign Influences and Consequences on the Nuragic Culture of Sardinia  

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Although it is accepted that Phoenician colonization occurred on Sardinia by the 9th century B.C., it is possible that contact between Sardinia?s indigenous population and the Levantine region occurred in the Late Bronze Age (LBA). Eastern LBA goods found on the island are copper oxhide ingots and Aegean pottery. Previously, it has been suggested that Mycenaeans were responsible for bringing the eastern goods to Sardinia, but the presence of Aegean pottery shards does not confirm the presence of Mycenaean tradesmen. Also, scholars of LBA trade have explained the paucity of evidence for a Mycenaean merchant fleet. Interpretations of two LBA shipwrecks, Cape Gelidonya and Uluburun, indicate that eastern Mediterranean merchants of Cypriot or Syro-Canaanite origin, transported large quantities of oxhide ingots from the Levant towards the west. It remains possible that similar itinerant merchants conducted ventures bringing eastern goods to Sardinia while exploring the western Mediterranean. Trade in eastern goods may have stimulated the advancement that occurred in Nuragic culture in the LBA, resulting in the emergence of an elite social stratum in the Nuragic society. Archaeological evidence, such as elitist burials and increasingly complex architecture, supports the idea of cultural change due to internal competition. This peer-polity? effect may have been incited because of limited accessibility to the exotic eastern goods and the ownership? to the rights of this exchange.

Choltco, Margaret E.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultural impacts on public perceptions of agricultural biotechnology: comparison between South Korea and the United States  

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According to Millar (1996), the gulf between science and society is growing. Technologies are tools cultures develop to solve society's problems. The rapid dispersion of science and technology across cultural borders through trade, technology transfer and exchange, increasingly requires people in different cultures to make choices about accepting or rejecting artifacts of science and technology such as genetically modified (GM) foods, which originate primarily from the United States. These issues challenge policy makers and scientists to account for the affects of different cultural perspectives on controversial scientific issues. Given the controversy across cultures over acceptance or rejection of genetically modified (GM) foods, GM foods are an excellent example with which to begin to reveal how culture impacts public perceptions of the risk and benefits of science and technology in different societies. This research will: 1. Define public awareness and understanding of science, specifically GM foods; 2. Examine culture's impact on knowledge, including different cultural approaches to research; and 3. Compare recent findings of a bi-national public opinion survey on GM comparing in South Korea and the United States. The proposed research outlines two research questions: 1) How and in what ways do South Koreans and Americans differ in their opinions about GMOs? This question is important for gathering current points of contrast about how the two cultures may differ; and 2) What role does culture play on opinion formation about GM foods? Through grounded theory, the researcher will investigate how cultural differences help explain opinion on public perceptions of GM foods. Is it possible to identify common cultural factors that impact public perceptions of GM foods between South Koreans and Americans? The study will utilize both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Higher education is a major producer of new science and technology. The study is significant for higher education administrators who must understand cultural factors impacting science internationally and globalization of the academic enterprise.

Nader, Richard Harrison

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 11-UT-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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1-UT-a - State Cultural Considerations 1-UT-a - State Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-UT-a - State Cultural Considerations 11UTAStateCulturalConsiderations (3).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Utah State Historic Preservation Office Utah Antiquities Section Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office Regulations & Policies UC 9-8-309: Human Remains UC 9-8-304: Antiquities Section UC 9-8-404: State Compliance UC 9-9-403: Native American Remains UC 76-9-404: Criminal Penalties for Abuse of Dead Human Body Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11UTAStateCulturalConsiderations (3).pdf 11UTAStateCulturalConsiderations (3).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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GRR/Section 11-AK-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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1-AK-a - State Cultural Considerations 1-AK-a - State Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-AK-a - State Cultural Considerations 11AKAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Alaska Department of Natural Resources Regulations & Policies AS 41.35.060: Power to Acquire AS 41.35.070: Preservation of Historic Resources AS 41.35.090: Notice AS 41.35.100: Excavation Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11AKAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf 11AKAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative It is the policy of the State of Alaska to preserve and protect the

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GRR/Section 11-OR-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 11-OR-a - State Cultural Considerations GRR/Section 11-OR-a - State Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-OR-a - State Cultural Considerations 11ORAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Oregon State Historic Preservation Office Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Regulations & Policies ORS 358.653 OAR 736-051-0080 OAR 736-051-0090 ORS 97.745 - 97.760 Indian Graves & Protected Objects Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11ORAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf 11ORAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Religious and cultural aspects in shaping the public space of hygiene and sanitation activities  

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All cultures and religions of the world, in all theirs branches and sects, have their own point of view and way of teaching when it comes to the human body, its purification and physiological needs. It was not only the result of social and cultural dimensions ... Keywords: public bathing, public hygiene facilities, public hygiene practices, religious and cultural aspects of public hygiene and sanitary spaces formation

Anna Jaglarz

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DISPELLING MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS TO IMPLEMENT A SAFETY CULTURE  

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Industrial accidents are typically reported in terms of technological malfunctions, ignoring the human element in accident causation. However, over two-thirds of all accidents are attributable to human and organizational factors (e.g., planning, written procedures, job factors, training, communication, and teamwork), thereby affecting risk perception, behavior and attitudes. This paper reviews the development of WESKEM, LLC's Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H) Program that addresses human and organizational factors from a top-down, bottom-up approach. This approach is derived from the Department of Energy's Integrated Safety Management System. As a result, dispelling common myths and misconceptions about safety, while empowering employees to ''STOP work'' if necessary, have contributed to reducing an unusually high number of vehicle, ergonomic and slip/trip/fall incidents successfully. Furthermore, the safety culture that has developed within WESKEM, LLC's workforce consists of three common characteristics: (1) all employees hold safety as a value; (2) each individual feels responsible for the safety of their co-workers as well as themselves; and (3) each individual is willing and able to ''go beyond the call of duty'' on behalf of the safety of others. WESKEM, LLC as a company, upholds the safety culture and continues to enhance its existing ES&H program by incorporating employee feedback and lessons learned collected from other high-stress industries, thereby protecting its most vital resource - the employees. The success of this program is evident by reduced accident and injury rates, as well as the number of safe work hours accrued while performing hands-on field activities. WESKEM, LLC (Paducah + Oak Ridge) achieved over 800,000 safe work hours through August 2002. WESKEM-Paducah has achieved over 665,000 safe work hours without a recordable injury or lost workday case since it started operations on February 28, 2000.

Potts, T. Todd; Smith, Ken; Hylko, James M.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Culture-led regeneration: an opportunity for sustainable urban regeneration in Hong Kong?.  

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???Culture-led regeneration policy has become a global trend in many major cities worldwide (UNCHS, 2004; Miles and Paddison, 2005). While overseas governments such as the (more)

Lee, Cheuk-hei.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response of Prochlorococcus ecotypes to co-culture with diverse marine bacteria  

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Interactions between microorganisms shape microbial ecosystems. Systematic studies of mixed microbes in co-culture have revealed widespread potential for growth inhibition among marine heterotrophic bacteria, but similar ...

Sher, Daniel

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Science and Literary Culture during Spain's Edad de Plata (1923-1936)  

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Whitehead, Alfred North. Science and the Modern World. NewPostures: Literature, Science and the Two Cultures Debate.Critical Theory and Science Fiction. Hanover: Wesleyan

Hiller, Anna Eva

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review: Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture  

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Jamie L. Conklin, MLIS. , Science andHealth Sciences Librarian, Lovejoy Library, SouthernRestoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture Dave

Conklin, Jamie L

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crossings: Natural and Cultural Values for Sustainable Development of the Naturtejo Geopark  

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sites that reveal the history of oil production from thehistory and culture of eastern Portugal. This region has been producing olive oil

Simons, Crystal Ward; Kondolf, G. Mathias

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TWO-STAGE HETEROTROPHIC AND PHOTOTROPHIC CULTURE TECHNOLOGY FOR MICROALGAL BIOFUEL PRODUCTION .  

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??Chair: Dr. Shulin Chen Microalgae are attractive feedstocks for producing renewable biofuels. In this dissertation, I developed a two-stage heterotrophic and phototrophic microalgae culture system (more)

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2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Park Service and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for cultural resource management.  

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??The National Park Service plays a central role in managing cultural resources in the United States and has served as a leader in the the (more)

Gardner, Bennett Rowan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental and cultural sustainability In the built environment : an evaluation of LEED for historic preservation  

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Preservation of buildings is an important process for both cultural and environmental sustainability. Buildings are frequently demolished and rebuilt long before necessitated by structural or material deterioration, wasting ...

Ferriss, Lori (Lori E.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Book Review: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change by Angela McRobbie  

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Book Review 39 The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Cultureand Social Change. This book focuses on cultural forces thatcultural environment. This book is not an empirical work,

Tucker, Natalee D

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Explaining Fukushima to Children: A Cross-Cultural Study of Bodily Functions as Metaphor in Japanese.  

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??This research proposes that a cross-cultural disconnect exists between Japanese and American English in the realm of bodily functions used as metaphor. Perhaps nowhere is (more)

Hacker, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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March 1, 2013, DOE/Union Leadership Safety Culture Meeting - Presentation: Safety Culture and the Behaviors Important for a Healthy Safety Conscious Work Environment  

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

Culture and the Behaviors Culture and the Behaviors Important for a Healthy Safety Conscious Work Environment Presented by: Sonja B. Haber, Ph.D. Human Performance Analysis, Corp. y p March 1, 2013 Background Background * Industrial catastrophes of modern times have led to p increased attention on many human performance components * Safety statistics still attribute between 50 and 90 percent of the causes of industrial accidents to human error error * Human errors associated with industrial accidents are varied in origin BUT are generally part of larger varied in origin BUT are generally part of larger organizational behaviors Methodological Premises f ki i i i ibl i h ff i o Safe working environment is impossible without an effective organizational safety culture. o Organizational culture consists of the context within which

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Crossing the Divide: A Case Study of Cross-Cultural Organizational Culture and Leadership Perceptions in a Faith-Based Non-Profit  

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For this qualitative research a single case study was conducted of a faith-based non-profit organization, Health Education and Literacy Providers (H.E.L.P.), which operates simultaneously in the United States and Nigeria. The purpose of this study was to explore the cross-cultural leadership phenomena occurring within H.E.L.P. and to provide evaluation services and research data to the American members of H.E.L.P. Participants included a sample of the American board members, Nigerian board members, and Nigerian employees. Three data collection methods were used to achieve triangulation including participant observations, interviews, and analysis of documents. The first research objective was to investigate the cross-cultural leadership context by analyzing the organizational culture of H.E.L.P. in Nigeria. Results revealed H.E.L.P. was designed by American board members to operate as a bureaucratic culture with an emphasis on a business-like structure, centralized authority, compartmentalization, and efficiency. The Nigerian board members and employees, however, expressed a desire for a supportive culture that focused on love and harmony uncovering a discrepancy between American and Nigerian preferences in organizational culture typology. The results from the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) study were referenced to provide a cultural explanation for variations in organizational culture preferences. According to GLOBE study findings, the United States ranked higher on performance orientation meaning Americans are more likely to value results above people, ambition, and competitiveness, and explains the American?s desire for a bureaucratic organizational culture. Nigeria ranked behind the United States as a lower performance oriented society meaning individuals place high value on relationships and harmony, explaining their desire for a supportive culture. The second and third research objectives were to determine how H.E.L.P.'s Nigerian members perceive effective leadership within their culture, and determine how the Nigerians? definition of effective leadership supports or refutes the literature on prevalent Westernized leadership theories. Results indicated the overarching leadership theme perceived to be effective by the Nigerian members of H.E.L.P. was love. Several aspects of a loving leader were evident in the data and divided into five categories each with one subcategory. These findings supported both Transformational and Authentic leadership theories.

Muenich, Joelle 1987-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas AgriLife Research Procedure 24.01.01.A1.10 Fire Safety for State-Owned Residences Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Research Procedures  

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and hazard-free electrical systems in the United States for 110 years. As electrical power systems-makers at NFPA, showing pictures of a ground-faulted PV system in which a module had caught fire. They failed great quantities. But already on alert for anything that might pose a fire risk, the NFPA immediately

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedure 24.01.01.X1.10 Fire Safety for State-Owned Residences Page 1 of 2 Texas AgriLife Extension Service Procedures  

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is tested by Plant Engineering in accordance with NFPA 110. Appendix A: Lightning Protection Calculations stroke frequency from NFPA 780 2006 appendix L. These calculations are included in Appendix A of this FHA of the occupants during egress, the stairways are required to be 1-hour fire rated enclosures by the NFPA Life

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Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project  

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

Oversight Assessment of Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project May 2011 January 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Independent Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project

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Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project  

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Oversight Assessment of Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project May 2011 January 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Independent Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project

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The MEMORI technology - an innovative tool for the protection of movable cultural assets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The EU FP7 project MEMORI ("Measurement, Effect Assessment and Mitigation of Pollutant Impact on Movable Cultural Assets. Innovative Research for Market Transfer"- MEMORI, Grant Agreement No. 265132) works to supply the conservation market with a new ... Keywords: air quality, cultural heritage objects, dosimeters, enclosures, end users, heritage conservation marketing, museums, organic acids, pollution adsorbers, preventive conservation

Terje Grntoft; Elin Dahlin

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Entrepreneurs' Networks: Size, Diversity and Composition Shaped by Cultures of Rationality and Trust  

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The network around an entrepreneur is conceptualized as having structural properties of size, diversity and composition as network components of varying prominence in the entrepreneur's network. These properties are important by impacting entrepreneurs' ... Keywords: Cultural differences,Analysis of variance,Innovation management,Monitoring,Educational institutions,Size measurement,Global Entrepreneurship Monitor,Entrepreneurs,networks,culture

Thomas Schott; Maryam Cheraghi

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apical polarity in three-dimensional culture systems: where to now?  

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Delineation of the mechanisms that establish and maintain the polarity of epithelial tissues is essential to understanding morphogenesis, tissue specificity and cancer. Three-dimensional culture assays provide a useful platform for dissecting these processes but, as discussed in a recent study in BMC Biology on the culture of mammary gland epithelial cells, multiple parameters that influence the model must be taken into account.

Inman, J.L.; Bissell, Mina

2010-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology-supported cross cultural collaborative learning in the developing world  

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Technology (especially the Internet) has been touted as an important tool for cross-cultural exchange. In this paper we report on some of the challenges and successes of using a cross-cultural collaborative learning intervention design in rural Himalayan ... Keywords: developing nations, educational technology design, environment education, participatory design

Christopher Hoadley; Sameer Honwad; Kenneth Tamminga

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A cross-cultural evaluation of HCI student performance: reflections for the curriculum  

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Human-computer interaction has become a subject taught across universities around the world, outside of the cultures where it originated. However, the implications of its assimilation into the syllabus of courses offered by universities around the world ... Keywords: HCI education, cognitive style, culture, design, evaluation

Jos Abdelnour-Nocera, Ann Austin, Mario Michaelides, Sunila Modi

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Higher Education Scenario from a Cross-Cultural Perspective: eLearning Implications  

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Higher education institutions are crucial in the present. Universities play a role that varies with time and evolves with society. Globalization is changing the world and affecting higher education institutions in all their intrinsic characteristics: ... Keywords: Cultural Dimensions, Culture, Higher Education, Strategy, eLearning

Enric Serradell-Lpez; Pablo Lara-Navarra; Cristina Casado-Lumbreras

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of Photosynthetic Efficiency and Growth of Selected Microalgae in Dense Culture  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An objective of the Aquatic Species Program is the development of large scale culturing systems for the production of fuels from lipid-rich microalgae. A major constraint to any such culturing system is the provision of sufficient light in the most economical manner possible, which has led to the use of shallow outdoor ponds that are illuminated using natural sunllght.

Radmer, R.; Behrens, P.; Arnett, K.

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimating the Economic Impact for the Commercial Hard Clam Culture Industry on the Economy of  

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1 Estimating the Economic Impact for the Commercial Hard Clam Culture Industry on the Economy Commercially cultured hard clams have become the single most economically important food item grown hard clams have equaled or exceeded the growth realized by the more established aquaculture sectors

Florida, University of

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Interactive high resolution texture mapping for the 3D models of cultural heritages  

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Virtual reconstruction of cultural heritage is not only the basis but also one of important contents of its digitized research. The techniques of interactive texture reconstruction researched in this article are of great significance to heighten the ... Keywords: camera calibration, digital cultural heritage., extrinsic parameters calibration, natural neighbor interpolation, texture mapping

Changyu Diao; Dongming Lu

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Organisational Culture Model for Comparative Studies and Assessment of IT Projects  

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The research supports the notion that values affect work practices. It develops a comparatively simple organisational cultural model based on four work practices: support orientation, innovation orientation, co-ordination orientation, and rules orientation. ... Keywords: Coordination, IT Professionals, Innovation, Organisational Culture, Rules

Abel Usoro; Grzegorz Majewski; Imran U. Khan

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demonstration of the economic feasibility of plant tissue culture for jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) and Euphorbia spp  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The economic feasibility of plant tissue culture was demonstrated as applied to two plants: jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) and Euphorbia spp. The gopher weed (Euphorbia lathyris) was selected as the species of Euphorbia to research due to the interest in this plant as a potential source of hydrocarbon-like compounds. High yield female selections of jojoba were chosen from native stands and were researched to determine the economic feasibility of mass producing these plants via a tissue culture micropropagation program. The female jojoba selection was successfully mass produced through tissue culture. Modifications in initiation techniques, as well as in multiplication media and rooting parameters, were necessary to apply the tissue culture system, which had been developed for juvenile seedling tissue, to mature jojobas. Since prior attempts at transfer of tissue cultured plantlets were unsuccessful, transfer research was a major part of the project and has resulted in a system for transfer of rooted jojoba plantlets to soil. Euphorbia lathyris was successfully cultured using shoot tip cultures. Media and procedures were established for culture initiation, multiplication of shoots, callus induction and growth, and root initiation. Well-developed root systems were not attained and root initiation percentages should be increased if the system is to become commercially feasible.

Sluis, C.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

ICT-driven innovation and the culture of public administration: A contradiction in terms?  

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In this article we will explore the relation between ICT-innovations and the culture of public administration. We will demonstrate that the traditional bureaucratic organizational culture within the public sector often hinders innovation. However, putting ... Keywords: ICT, TRIZ, context Based innovation, experience innovation, innovation climate, innovation paradigm, innovation practices, open innovation, public innovation

Hein van Duivenboden; Marcel Thaens

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of  

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

An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters March 2013 An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters This report describes the results of an independent evaluation of the existing safety culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety, and Security (HSS). This evaluation was conducted at the request of the Department's Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer. The population addressed in the evaluation included all employees, federal and resident contractors, assigned to HSS. The evaluation was conducted in

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GRR/Section 11-TX-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 11-TX-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview GRR/Section 11-TX-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-TX-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview 11TXAStateCulturalConsiderationsOverview.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Texas Historical Commission Regulations & Policies NRC Ch. 191: Antiquities Code CCP Ch. 49: Inquests Upon Dead Bodies Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11TXAStateCulturalConsiderationsOverview.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative 11-TX-a.1 - Have Potential Human Remains Been Discovered?

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An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of  

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

An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters March 2013 An Independent Evaluation of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security- Headquarters This report describes the results of an independent evaluation of the existing safety culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety, and Security (HSS). This evaluation was conducted at the request of the Department's Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer. The population addressed in the evaluation included all employees, federal and resident contractors, assigned to HSS. The evaluation was conducted in

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GRR/Section 11-CO-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 11-CO-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview GRR/Section 11-CO-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-CO-a - State Cultural Considerations Overview 11COAStateCulturalConsiderationsOverview.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Colorado Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Regulations & Policies CRS 24-80-1301, et seq. Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11COAStateCulturalConsiderationsOverview.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative 11-CO-a.1 - Have Potential Human Remains Been Discovered?

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GRR/Section 11-ID-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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-ID-a - State Cultural Considerations -ID-a - State Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-ID-a - State Cultural Considerations 11IDAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Idaho State Historical Society Regulations & Policies Idaho's Protection of Graves Statute IS 27-503 Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11IDAStateCulturalConsiderations (2).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative Idaho has a statute that provides state law protection to cairns and grave sites. The Idaho State Historical Society administers the protections

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GRR/Section 11-CA-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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Defining cell culture conditions to improve human norovirus infectivity assays  

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Significant difficulties remain for determining whether human noroviruses (hNoV) recovered from water, food, and environmental samples are infectious. Three-dimensional tissue culture of human intestinal cells has shown promise in developing an infectivity assay, but reproducibility, even within a single laboratory, remains problematic. From the literature and our observations, we hypothesized that the common factors that leads to more reproducible hNoV infectivity in vitro requires that the cell line be 1) of human gastrointestinal origin, 2) expresses apical microvilli, and 3) be a positive secretor cell line. The C2BBe1 cell line, which is a brush-border producing clone of Caco-2, meets these three criteria. When challenged with Genogroup II viruses, we observed a 2 Log10 increase in viral RNA titer. A passage experiment with GII viruses showed evidence of the ability to propagate hNoV by both reverse transcription quantitative PCR (qRT-PCR) and microscopy. Using 3-D C2BBe1 cells improves reproducibility of the infectivity assay for hNoV, but the assay can still be variable. Two sources of variability include the cells themselves (mixed phenotypes of small and large intestine) and initial titer measurements using quantitative reverse transcription PCR (qRT-PCR) that measures all RNA vs. plaque assays that measure infectious virus.

Straub, Tim M.; Hutchison, Janine R.; Bartholomew, Rachel A.; Valdez, Catherine O.; Valentine, Nancy B.; Dohnalkova, Alice; Ozanich, Richard M.; Bruckner-Lea, Cindy J.

2013-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Browse wiki | Open Energy Information  

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Agri-Energy Funding Solutions + , Energy Company + , Biomass + , Wind energy + , AGRI-ENERGY FUNDING SOLUTIONS is a market consultant for BioDiesel + , Ethanol as well as...

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Who decides what is fair in fair trade? The agri-environmental governance of standards, access, and price  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

D. andPonte. , S. (2005) Standards as a new form of social1 , pp. 11-21. 72. Mutersbaugh, T. (2005) Fighting standardswith standards: harmonization, rents, and social

Bacon, Christopher M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Minnesota Agri-Power Plant and Associated Facilities  

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

85 85 Federal Register / Vol. 63, No. 194 / Wednesday, October 7, 1998 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth M. Pursateri or Andrew L. Thibadeau at the address above or telephone (202) 208-6400. Dated: October 1, 1998. John T. Conway, Chairman. Appendix-Transmittal Letter to the Secretary of Energy DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 625 Indiana Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20004, (202) 208-6400 SECRET-RESTRICTED DATA September 30, 1998 The Honorable Bill Richardson, Secretary of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20585- 1000 Dear Secretary Richardson: On September 30, 1998, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board), in accordance with 42 U.S.C. § 2286a(a)(5), unanimously approved Recommendation 98-2, which is enclosed for

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Review: Future internet and the agri-food sector: State-of-the-art in literature and research  

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The food sector is one of the most important sectors of the economy, encompassing agriculture, the food industry, retail, and eventually, all members of society as consumers. With its responsibility of serving consumers with food that is safe, readily ... Keywords: Awareness, Data ownership, Farming, Logistics, Networked devices, Tracking and tracing

Richard J. Lehmann; Robert Reiche; Gerhard Schiefer

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wanderlust: rootlessness and restlessness in American culture, 1950-1970  

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Historian Ray Billington, in arguing that the "migratory compulsion" in Americans is partly the result of the influence of the frontier on American history, claims: "If students of the American character can agree upon any one thing, it is that the compulsion to move about has created a nation of restless wanderers unlike any other in the world." In this paper I explore manifestations of that "migratory compulsion," a rootlessness and restlessness that I call "wanderlust," in American movies, television, music, literature, and politics during the 1950s and 1960s. Wanderlust and the hero-wanderer were recurring cultural ideas during those years. The hero-wanderer appeared in three similar but distinct guises during the period: as the aimless wanderer (Dean in Jack Kerouac's On the Road), as the explorer-wanderer (for example, the astronaut sent to the moon), and as the observer-wanderer (John Steinbeck in Travels with Charley: In Search of America). All three display the desire for mobility and the disdain for rootedness that define wanderlust. The more significant issue underlying their mobility and wanderlust is always the relationship between the individual and community. Manifestations of wanderlust reveal the way Americans from 1950-1970 valued the individual and the community. Expressions of wanderlust did not change in any significant ways from the fifties to the sixties, and thus provide a constant theme for two decades that are usually viewed by historians as widely different. Ultimately, Americans during both decades displayed an ambivalent attitude toward wanderlust. The wandering, non-conformist hero is glorified during both decades, but never without reservations. While Americans tend to lionize strong non-conformist individuals in literature, film, music, and politics, they also recognize the limitations of such individualism.

Lepine, Amy

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Algae culture for cattle feed and water purification. Final report  

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The feasibility of algae growth on centrate from anaerobic digester effluent and the refeed of both effluent solids and the algae to feedlot cattle were investigated. The digester was operated with dirt feedlot manure. The study serves as a supplement for the work to design a utility sized digester for the City of Lamar to convert local feedlot manure into a fuel gas. The biogas produced would power the electrical generation plant already in service. Previous studies have established techniques of digester operation and the nutritional value for effluent solids as fed to cattle. The inclusion of a single-strain of algae, Chlorella pyrenidosa in the process was evaluated here for its capability (1) to be grown in both open and closed ponds of the discharge water from the solids separation part of the process, (2) to purify the discharge water, and (3) to act as a growth stimulant for cattle feed consumption and conversion when fed at a rate of 6 grams per head per day. Although it was found that the algae could be cultured and grown on the discharge water in the laboratory, the study was unable to show that algae could accomplish the other objectives successfully. However, the study yielded supplementary information useful to the overall process design of the utility plant. This was (1) measurement of undried digester solids fed to cattle in a silage finishing ration (without algae) at an economic value of $74.99 per dry ton based on nutritional qualities, (2) development of a centrate treatment system to decolorize and disinfect centrate to allow optimum algae growth, and (3) information on ionic and mass balances for the digestion system. It is the recommendation of this study that algae not be used in the process in the Lamar bioconversion plant.

Varani, F.T.; Schellenbach, S.; Veatch, M.; Grover, P.; Benemann, J.

1980-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental resources of selected areas of Hawaii: Cultural environment and aesthetic resources  

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This report has been prepared to make available and archive the background scientific data and related information collected on the cultural environment and aesthetic resources during the preparation of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Phases 3 and 4 of the Hawaii Geothermal Project (HGP) as defined by the state of Hawaii in its April 1989 proposal to Congress. The cultural environment in the Geothermal Resource Zone (GRZ) and associated study area consists of Native Hawaiian cultural and religious practices and both Native Hawaiian and non-Native Hawaiian cultural resources. This report consists of three sections: (1) a description of Native Hawaiian cultural and religious rights, practices, and values; (2) a description of historic, prehistoric, and traditional Native Hawaiian sites; and (3) a description of other (non-native) sites that could be affected by development in the study area. Within each section, the level of descriptive detail varies according to the information currently available. The description of the cultural environment is most specific in its coverage of the Geothermal Resource Subzones in the Puna District of the island of Hawaii and the study area of South Maui. Ethnographic and archaeological reports by Cultural Advocacy Network Developing Options and International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc., respectively, supplement the descriptions of these two areas with new information collected specifically for this study. Less detailed descriptions of additional study areas on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, and the island of Hawaii are based on existing archaeological surveys.

Trettin, L.D. [Univ. of Tennessee (United States)] [Univ. of Tennessee (United States); Petrich, C.H.; Saulsbury, J.W. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental guidelines for Development of Cultural Resource Management plans. Working draft for comment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

DOE has stewardship responsibilities for managing the cultural resources remaining on DOE-owned and other lands impacted by DOE programs. Goal of the DOE-wide Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program is to identify and consolidate compliance actions associated with statutory and regulatory requirements. This document is to provide guidelines to DOE field managers; its implementation is intended to assure that each DOE facility and program complies with executive orders, statutes, and regulations governing the management of cultural resources. It covers CRM goals, existing conditions, CRM methods, CRM procedures and administration, and plan attachments. Glossary, legislation, and documents are covered in appendices.

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1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Networked cultural heritage and socio-digital inequalities: a case study in an African-American community  

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Digital technology facilitates the networking together of cultural heritage information held by multiple institutions and individuals. Yet socio-digital inequalities at the level of local communities shape how this possibility develops in places. This ... Keywords: collaborative digitization, community informatics, cultural heritage, cultural industries, eBlack studies, social capital

Noah Lenstra; Abdul Alkalimat

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Translations of culture and identity : a study of Internet use in the Haitian community  

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Despite the reality of the digital divide, over the years many bridges have been built over this chasm; diverse people of diverse backgrounds, cultures and countries utilize computers and their inherent technologies. One ...

Blain, Johanne A. (Johanne Altagrace)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The reawakening of the Chinese heritage through a cultural embassy : transformation of the Chinese architectural language  

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A possible resolution to prevent a strong tight-knit ethnic community from diminishing is through a reawakening to the heritage of the people. In this thesis I propose the creation of a CULTURAL EMBASSY to instill pride ...

Chin, Horacio Y. W. (Horacio Yuen Wing)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Capturing the essence : designing a cultural center for the coastal and mountain peoples of Taiwan  

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The objective of this thesis is to examine how a group of people can retain its cultural integrity when under economic development pressure. I am using design as a point of departure in looking at how to approach and ...

Yuen-Schat, Chuei-Ming

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental guidelines for development of Cultural Resource Management plans. Final report  

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The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines to the DOE field managements with responsibility for the development of an individual Cultural Resource Management Plan for each DOE facility and program.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE P 141.1 Department of Energy Management of Cultural Resources  

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

All Departmental Elements Office of Environment, Safety and Health DOE P 141.1 U.S. Department of Energy POLICY Washington, D.C. Approved: 5-2-01 SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES PURPOSE AND SCOPE The purpose of this Policy is- * to ensure that Department of Energy (DOE) programs, including the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and field elements integrate cultural resources management into their missions and activities and * to raise the level of awareness and accountability among DOE (including NNSA) contractors concerning the importance of the Department's cultural resource-related legal and trust responsibilities. Preservation and protection of America's cultural heritage are important functions and responsibilities of

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March 7, 2012, USW Health Safety and Environment Conference Presentations - Improving Safety Culture at DOE Sites  

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Improving Safety Culture Improving Safety Culture at DOE Sites William Eckroade Principal Deputy Chief for Mission Support Operations Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference HSS Workshop March 7, 2012 2 BACKGROUND WHAT IS SAFETY CULTURE? * Safety Culture: An organization's values and behaviors modeled by its leaders and internalized by its members, which serve to make safe performance of work the overriding priority to protect workers, the public, and the environment. KEY REGUALTORY DRIVERS: * DOE Policy 420.1, Department of Energy Nuclear Safety Policy * DOE Order 450.2, Integrated Safety Management * DOE Guide 450.4-1C, Integrated Safety Management System

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Transitions in domestic architecture and home culture in twentieth century Iran  

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This dissertation explores the transformation of the Iranian home in twentieth century Iran. While surveying the socio political underpinnings and aesthetic ends of domesticity in Iranian culture from the early twentieth ...

Karimi, Z. Pamela (Zahra Pamela)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The face of the German house : modernization and cultural anxiety in twentieth-century architectural photographs  

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This dissertation proposes that architectural photography-which became an independent genre in twentieth century Germany-was a primary route along which the cultural and political conflicts of modernization were addressed ...

Weiss, Kirsten (Kirsten Anne)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vascular smooth cell proliferation in perfusion culture of porcine carotid arteries  

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Objective of this study was to develop a novel in vitro artery culture system to study vascular smooth muscle cell (SMC) proliferation of porcine carotid arteries in response to injury, basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF2), and FGF2 conjugated with cytotoxin saporin (SAP). Perfusion-cultured porcine carotid arteries remained contractile in response to norepinephrine and relaxant to acetylcholine for up to 96 h. SMC proliferation of cultured arteries was detected by bromodeoxyuridine incorporation in both non-injured and balloon-injured arteries. In the inner layer of the vessel wall near the lumen, SMC proliferation were less than 10% in uninjured vessels, 66% in injured vessels, 80% in injured vessels with FGF2 treatment, and 5% in injured vessels with treatment of FGF2-SAP. Thus, the cultured porcine carotid arteries were viable; and the injury stimulated SMC proliferation, which was significantly enhanced by FGF2 and inhibited by FGF2-SAP.

Liao, Dan; Lin, Peter H.; Yao Qizhi [Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, One Baylor Plaza, Mail Stop: NAB-2010, Houston, TX 77030 (United States); Chen Changyi [Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, One Baylor Plaza, Mail Stop: NAB-2010, Houston, TX 77030 (United States)], E-mail: jchen@bcm.tmc.edu

2008-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Position and Context Based Information Systems in Culture and Creative Industries  

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This paper presents two different approaches to visualise information from culture, media and creative industries by using RFID based tracking and identification. Besides the required RFID backend, the paper also introduces the information system built ... Keywords: rfid

Stephan Bergemann; Eileen Kuehn; Jens Reinhardt; Juergen Sieck

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding human mobility patterns through mobile phone records : a cross-cultural study  

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In this thesis, I present a cross-cultural study on human's trip length distribution and how it might be influenced by regional socio-economic factors, such as population density, income and unemployment rate. Mobile phone ...

Ji, Yan, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health Maintenance Organization  

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organizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthorganizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthOrganizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health

Koh, Karen Leanne

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The U.S. Coast Guard sector construct : A study of organizational culture  

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The U. S. Coast Guard has recently merged the operational forces responsible for maritime security in port and coastal zones into a new organization called the Sector construct. This thesis examines the cultural issues ...

Kang, Catherine W

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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21F.027J / CMS.874 / 21H.917J Visualizing Cultures, Spring 2008  

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In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the ...

Dower, John

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Culturally responsive architecture : a community center and housing for Latinos in Roxbury  

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.This thesis will provide an example of how architecture can be an expression of a particular culture and still be generally contextual in relation to the site as well as responsive to unmet social needs. It will also ...

Kockler, Ruth Elizabeth

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building success : the role of the state in the cultural facility development process  

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This thesis investigates the question of what is the current role of the state in the cultural facility development process, and, in light of facility-related warnings that have been made over the years, what role should ...

Choy, Carolyn (Carolyn Anne)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Localized design-manufacture for Developing Countries : a methodology for creating culturally sustainable architecture  

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Can improved technology uptake in developing countries promote cultural sustainability and enable the production of endogenous solutions for development? This thesis, which focuses on technology dissemination for the benefit ...

Peinovich, Ella

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Glamour and Honor: Going Online and Reading in West African Culture  

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In the fragile reading cultures of the developing world, will people abandon print as they embrace the Internet? Whether media compete or collaborate depends on place-specific factors. West Africans insert online practices into a local context of material ...

Wendy Griswold; Erin Metz McDonnell; Terence Emmett McDonnell

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of cultural biases in human moral recall : a computationally grounded study  

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I hypothesize that people are experts in the morals of their culture. By "expert," I mean that people index moral stories not on the basis of superficial features, but rather on the moral itself. Not all moral stories would ...

Kim, Emilie

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Performance of Chicano Masculinity in Lowrider Car Culture: The Erotic Triangle, Visual Sovereignty, and Rasquachismo  

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Martin. 2007. I Want My Car to Look Like a Whore: LowridingPress. Vigil, Diego. 1991. Car Charros: Cruising andMasculinity in Lowrider Car Culture: The Erotic Triangle,

Chavez, Michael Juan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Model of Marketing Oriented Corporate Culture Influences on Information Technology Adoption  

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A Model of Marketing Oriented Corporate Culture Influences on Information Technology Adoption Kofi a model to investigate the influence of corporate orientation (marketing orientation) on Internet adoption effectiveness. Five constructs for independent variables and one construct for marketing orientation

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Mediterraneit and modernit : architecture and culture during the period of Italian colonization of North Africa  

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This dissertation examines the intersection of the modern and the colonial in architecture and culture during the period of Italian colonization of North Africa from 1911 to 1943. Rather than see the colonies as merely a ...

McLaren, Brian L. (Brian Lloyd), 1958-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introducing students to the culture of physics: Explicating elements of the hidden curriculum  

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When we teach physics to prospective scientists and engineers we are teaching more than the "facts" of physics - more, even, than the methods and concepts of physics. We are introducing them to a complex culture - a mode of thinking and the cultural code of behavior of a community of practicing scientists. This culture has components that are often part of our hidden curriculum: epistemology - how we decide that we know something; ontology - how we parse the observable world into categories, objects, and concepts; and discourse - how we hold a conversation in order to generate new knowledge and understanding. Underlying all of this is intuition - a culturally created sense of meaning. To explicitly identify teach our hidden curriculum we must pay attention to students' intuition and perception of physics, not just to their reasoning.

Redish, Edward F

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ensemble Analysis of Angiogenic Growth in Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Cell Cultures  

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We demonstrate ensemble three-dimensional cell cultures and quantitative analysis of angiogenic growth from uniform endothelial monolayers. Our approach combines two key elements: a micro-fluidic assay that enables ...

Farahat, Waleed A.

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The role of organizational culture in creating secure and resilient supply chains  

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This thesis aims to understand the role that organizational culture plays in creating secure and resilient supply chains. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the government's subsequent response, propelled ...

Benson, Abby Sophia

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety culture in the nuclear power industry : attributes for regulatory assessment  

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Safety culture refers to the attitudes, behaviors, and conditions that affect safety performance and often arises in discussions following incidents at nuclear power plants. As it involves both operational and management ...

Alexander, Erin L

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Culturing Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria and Mammalian Cells with a Microfluidic Differential Oxygenator  

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In this manuscript, we report on the culture of anaerobic and aerobic species within a disposable multilayer polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic device with an integrated differential oxygenator. A gas-filled microchannel ...

Lam, Raymond H. W.

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Communicative 2.0 : video games and digital culture in the foreign language classroom  

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I explore two core concepts in today's youth entertainment culture that will increasingly become central in future attempts to design affordable foreign language learning materials that hope to bridge the chasm between ...

Purushotma, Ravi

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The moment of William Ralph Emerson's Art Club in Boston's art culture  

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This thesis will analyze the architect William Ralph Emerson's (1833-1917) Boston Art Club building (1881-82) and its station within Boston and New York's art culture. Even though there has been considerable research on ...

Hoeffler, Michelle Leah

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Use of Language and Culture: Does Speaking a Non-English  

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S126. [26] Leon, A. (2003). Does Ethnic Capital Matter?19] Hutchinson, W.K. (2002). Does Ease of Communicationof Language and Culture: Does Speaking a Non-English Native

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk-Informed and Performance-Based Safety Culture Assessment Method for Nuclear Power Plants  

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This report provides an update of the risk management effectiveness assessment (RMEA) described in EPRI Report 1011761, Risk Management Effectiveness Assessment Application Guide. This update was performed to evaluate the capability of the RMEA to assess the effectiveness of the plant safety culture. The update considered results reported in the research literature since the 2005 publication of the application guide. It also evaluated the RMEA against the safety culture components identified by the U.S. ...

2008-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Television, Materialism and Culture: An Exploration of Imported Media and its Implications for GNH  

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and cultural engagement and that this effect extends beyond the simple metric of time spent passively in front of the set. This lack of engagement threatens to atrophy both culture and community as these depend utterly on continuous, self regenerating... for an Alternative Development Strategy. Journal of Bhutan Studies, 9, pp. 1- 22. Postman, N. (1985) Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. Random House, New York. Putnam, R.D. (2000). Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival...

McDonald, Ross

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Office FY 2010 Activity Report  

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The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site is home to vast numbers and a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least a 13,500 year span of human land use in the region. As a federal agency, the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) has legal responsibility for the management and protection of the resources and has contracted these responsibilities to Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA). The BEA professional staff is committed to maintaining a cultural resource management program that accepts the challenge of preserving INL cultural resources in a manner reflecting their importance in local, regional, and national history. This report summarizes activities performed by the INL Cultural Resource Management Office (CRMO) staff during fiscal year 2010. This work is diverse, far-reaching and though generally confined to INL cultural resource compliance, also includes a myriad of professional and voluntary community activities. This document is intended to be informative to both internal and external stakeholders and to serve as a planning tool for future INL cultural resource management work.

Hollie K. Gilbert; Clayton F. Marler; Christina L. Olson; Brenda R. Pace; Julie Braun Williams

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho National Laboratory Cultural Resource Management Office FY 2011 Activity Report  

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The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site is home to vast numbers and a wide variety of important cultural resources representing at least a 13,500 year span of human land use in the region. As a federal agency, the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) has legal responsibility for the management and protection of the resources and has contracted these responsibilities to Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA). The BEA professional staff is committed to maintaining a cultural resource management program that accepts the challenge of preserving INL cultural resources in a manner reflecting their importance in local, regional, and national history. This report is intended as a stand-alone document that summarizes activities performed by the INL Cultural Resource Management Office (CRMO) staff during fiscal year 2011. This work is diverse, far-reaching and though generally confined to INL cultural resource compliance, also includes a myriad of professional and voluntary community activities. This document is intended to be informative to both internal and external stakeholders, serve as a planning tool for future INL cultural resource management work, and meet an agreed upon legal requirement.

Julie Braun Williams; Brenda R. Pace; Hollie K. Gilbert; Christina L. Olson

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tissue-culture investigations into mechanisms of biomass enhancement. Annual report, June 1984-July 1985  

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The cost effectiveness of biogas production can be considerably improved by producing cultivars of sorghum and Napier grass with increased biomass and tolerance to common soil stresses such as salinity and drought. In addition, increased fertilizer efficiency of plants used for biomass is also desired. Tissue-culture methodologies provide a means for generating improved sorghum and Napier grass cultivars and for selecting cells and plants with tolerance to salinity, drought, and low levels of applied nitrogen fertilizer. To this end, tissue cultures of sorghum and Napier grass were established. Media were devised to enhance high-frequency, long-term plant production from these cultures. Existing methods were considerably improved and the first plant regeneration techniques from callus cultures of sweet sorghum were devised. Over 1000 plants were regenerated from callus cultures during the first year. These are being used in biomass production assays. Tissue culture selection for salt tolerance has been initiated using high levels of NaCl or hydroxyproline in the medium. Sodium chloride stress represents direct selection; hydroxyproline stress selects cells with increased levels of proline, an amino acid known to be associated with salt tolerance. Selection for cell variants efficient in reducing nitrate are planned; cells will be grown in the presence of chlorate, a nitrate analogue. Selections are carried out on either solid or liquid media. Cell suspension systems, allowing more efficient selection, are being developed for all cultivars under study.

Nabors, M.W.

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Knowledge and Skill Sets of Public Health Department Staff  

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Life expectancy and overall health have improved in recent years for most Americans, thanks in part to an increased focus on preventive medicine and dynamic new advances in medical technology. However, not all Americans are benefiting equally. This suggests a level of urgency for need to assist our public health professionals in obtaining specific skills sets that will assist them in working better with ethnic and racial minority populations. The overall goal of the research was to assess cultural competence knowledge and programmatic skill sets of individuals employed by an urban department of health located in the southwest region of the US. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) guided the research design to effectively evaluate the correlation between behavior and beliefs, attitudes and intention, of an individual, as well as their level of perceived control. Within the program design, 90 participants were identified using convenience sampling. In order to effectively evaluate these constructs, a quantitative research approach was employed to assess attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and competencies of the subject matter. Participants completed the Cultural Competence Assessment (CCA), which is designed to explore individual knowledge, feelings and actions of respondents when interacting with others in health service environments (Schim, 2009). The instrument is based on the cultural competence model, and measures cultural awareness and sensitivity; cultural competence behaviors and cultural diversity experience on a 49 item scale. It seeks to assess actual behaviors through a self report, rather than self-efficacy of performing behaviors. In addition, information was obtained to assess participant perception of organizational promotion of culturally competent care and; availability of opportunities to participate in professional development training. The analysis suggested healthcare professionals who are more knowledgeable and possess attitudes which reflect increased cultural sensitivity, are more likely to engage in culturally competent behaviors. In addition, positive attitudes and increased knowledge were associated with diversity training participation. Respondents reported high levels of interaction with patients from ethnic and racial minorities. Observing the clinical and non-clinical respondents, approximately 47% and 57% respectively, stated their cultural diversity training was an employer sponsored program.

Hall, Marla

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in expression of a functional G sub i protein in cultured rat heart cells  

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The muscarinic cholinergic agonist, carbachol, and pertussis toxin were used to examine the functional status of the guanine nucleotide-binding protein that inhibits adenylate cyclase (G{sub i}) in cultured neonatal rat heart myocytes. The isoproterenol stimulation of adenylate cyclase activity in myocyte membranes and adenosine 3{prime},5{prime}-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP) accumulation in intact cells (4 days in culture) were insensitive to carbachol. However, in cells cultured for 11 days, carbachol inhibited isoproterenol-stimulated cAMP accumulation by 30%. Angiotensin II (ANG II) was also found to inhibit isoproterenol-stimulated cAMP accumulation in day 11 cells in a dose-dependent manner. Pertussis toxin treatment reversed the inhibitory effects of both ANG II and carbachol, suggesting a role for G{sub i} in the process. Carbachol binding to membranes from day 4 cells was relatively insensitive to guanine nucleotides when compared with binding to membranes from day 11 or adult cells. Furthermore, pertussis toxin-mediated {sup 32}P incorporation into a 39- to 41-kDa substrate in day 11 membranes was increased 3.2-fold over that measured in day 4 membranes. These findings support the view that, although G{sub i} is expressed, it is nonfunctional in 4-day-old cultured neonatal rat heart myocytes and acquisition of functional G{sub i} is dependent on culture conditions. Furthermore, the ANG II receptor can couple to G{sub i} in heart.

Allen, I.S.; Gaa, S.T.; Rogers, T.B. (Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore (USA))

1988-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local websites as the new existence of traditional local cultures in the virtual space: an overview on the local websites of Turkey  

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With its original traditions and values dating back to hundreds of years in seven different regions, Turkey distinguishes by its own cosmopolite culture from the others. The local sites of the regions also differ by their aspects reflecting the old culture ... Keywords: content, cultural experience, culture, design, local, web site

Kerem Rizvano?lu; zgrol ztrk

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 11-MT-a - State Cultural Considerations | Open Energy  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » GRR/Section 11-MT-a - State Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-MT-a - State Cultural Considerations 11MTAStateCulturalConsiderations (1).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Montana State Historic Preservation Office Regulations & Policies MCA 22-3-421: Report of Discovery on State Land MCA 22-3-800: Human Skeletal Remains and Burial Site Protection Act Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content

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GRR/Section 11-MT-c - Cultural Resource Discovery | Open Energy Information  

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c - Cultural Resource Discovery c - Cultural Resource Discovery < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-MT-c - Cultural Resource Discovery 11MTCCulturalResourceDiscoveryProcess (1).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Montana State Historic Preservation Office Regulations & Policies 36 CFR 800.16: NHPA Definitions MCA 22-3-421: Montana Antiquities Definitions MCA 22-3-429: Consultation, Notice, Appeal MCA 22-3-430: Mitigation MCA 22-3-435: Report of Discovery ARM 36.2.801-813: Antiquities Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11MTCCulturalResourceDiscoveryProcess (1).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Hanford's Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Standard  

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

Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Standard Hanford's Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Standard August 2, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contacts Michael Turner, MSA Michael_J_Turner@rl.gov 509-376-2872 Cameron Hardy, DOE Cameron.Hardy@rl.doe.gov 509-376-5365 RICHLAND, Wash. - The safety of the Hanford Site workforce has been bolstered with another program added to the list of Site-wide Safety Standards. The latest Site-wide Safety Standard covers Fall Protection. The innovative Hanford Site-wide Safety Standards program combines the once diverse programs of the various site contractors, and streamlines them into a single safety program. Designed to improve the safety of Hanford's mobile workforce, the Site-wide Safety Standards effort has incorporated the best practices from

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GRR/Section 11-NV-a - Cultural Considerations | Open Energy Information  

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1-NV-a - Cultural Considerations 1-NV-a - Cultural Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-NV-a - Cultural Considerations 11NVACulturalConsiderations (1).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Nevada State Historic Preservation Office Nevada State Office of Energy Nevada Public Utilities Commission National Park Service Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Regulations & Policies National Historic Preservation Act Native American Graves Protection Act Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11NVACulturalConsiderations (1).pdf 11NVACulturalConsiderations (1).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Leaders influence culture and performance.ppt [Compatibility Mode]  

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

Leaders Influence Culture and Performance Leaders Influence Culture and Performance Self Assessment: Questions which I ask myself , as a Leader.....M.G. Williams, Jr. Leadership is the art and science of achieving desired effectiveness by making decisions, developing people, creating teamwork, serving needs, and inspiring action to realize the leader's vision. * Character: Character is the most important aspect of leadership; it is the core of the leader; it is essential to the end, ways, and means of realizing the leader's vision. Are my leadership values, beliefs, principles, and vision aligned with those of the organization? y p , , p p , g g Do I lead by example to influence culture and performance in a positive way? * Competence: Leadership involves having competence in achieving desired effectiveness.

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Development and Evaluation of Methods to Infer Biosynthesis and Substrate Consumption in Cultures of Cellulolytic Microorganisms  

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and and Evaluation of Methods to Infer Biosynthesis and Substrate Consumption in Cultures of Cellulolytic Microorganisms Evert K. Holwerda, Lucas D. Ellis, Lee R. Lynd Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, New Hampshire, 03755; telephone: 1-6036462231; fax: 1-6036462277; e-mail: lee.r.lynd@dartmouth.edu ABSTRACT: Concentrations of biosynthate (microbial bio- mass plus extracellular proteins) and residual substrate were inferred using elemental analysis for batch cultures of Clostridium thermocellum. Inferring residual substrate based on elemental analysis for a cellulose (Avicel)-grown culture shows similar results to residual substrate determined by quantitative saccharification using acid hydrolysis. Inference based on elemental analysis is also compared to different on- line measurements: base addition, CO

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Continuous culture in combined backmix-plug-flow-tubular-loop fermentor configurations  

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Several combinations of backmix, tubular-loop, and plug-flow fermentors with and without culture recycle were studied by computer simulations. The steady-state concentrations of cell mass in a continuous culture were calculated as a function of dilution rate using Monod growth kinetics. It was found theoretically and verified for one case experimentally that the maximum dilution rate, over which microbial cells were washed out from the fermentor, could be elevated well beyond the maximum specific growth rate if a particular fermentor combination was used. A combination of two backmix fermentors has been analyzed previously by Sinclair and Brown. Application of this type of fermentor combination as a seed tank for performing continuous culture of microbes in a plug-flow reactor was shown with special reference to fermentation production using the kinetics proposed by Luedeking and Piret, van Dedem and Moo-Young, and Brown and Vass. (Refs. 11).

Toda, K.; Dunn, I.J.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 11-TX-c - Cultural Resource Discovery Process | Open Energy  

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-TX-c - Cultural Resource Discovery Process -TX-c - Cultural Resource Discovery Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 11-TX-c - Cultural Resource Discovery Process 11TXCCulturalResourceDiscoveryProcess.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Texas Historical Commission Regulations & Policies Sec. 191: Antiquities Code Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 11TXCCulturalResourceDiscoveryProcess.pdf 11TXCCulturalResourceDiscoveryProcess.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative 11-TX-c.1 - Is the Project Located on State or Local Public Land? Before breaking ground at a project location on state or local public land,

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March 1, 2013, DOE/Union Leadership Safety Culture Meeting - Meeting Summary  

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3-12-13 3-12-13 DOE/Union Leadership Safety Culture Meeting March 1, 2013 Meeting Summary History:  DOE's Office of Enforcement and Oversight [Independent Oversight], within HSS, conducted an independent assessment of the nuclear safety culture and management of nuclear safety concerns at DOE's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) in response to a Recommendation by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.  As a result of the safety culture weaknesses unveiled, DOE embarked on a mission to determine the extent of the condition, and HSS was tasked to conduct independent assessments at 5 primary DOE nuclear facilities.  DOE is currently pursuing corrective actions. A consolidated report of the Independent

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Enhanced Geothermal System Development of the AmeriCulture Leasehold in the Animas Valley  

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Working under the grant with AmeriCulture, Inc., and its team of geothermal experts, assembled a plan to apply enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) techniques to increase both the temperature and flow rate of the geothermal waters on its leasehold. AmeriCulture operates a commercial aquaculture facility that will benefit from the larger quantities of thermal energy and low cost electric power that EGS technology can provide. The project brought together a team of specialists that, as a group, provided the full range of expertise required to successfully develop and implement the project.

Duchane, David V; Seawright, Gary L; Sewright, Damon E; Brown, Don; Witcher, James c.; Nichols, Kenneth E.

2001-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Inferring mixed-culture growth from total biomass data in a wavelet approach  

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It is shown that the presence of mixed-culture growth in batch fermentation processes can be very accurately inferred from total biomass data by means of the wavelet analysis for singularity detection. This is accomplished by considering simple phenomenological models for the mixed growth. The main quantity provided by the wavelet analysis is the Holder exponent of the singularity that we determine for our illustrative examples. The numerical results point to the possibility that Holder exponents can be employed to characterize the nature of the mixed-culture growth in batch fermentation processes with potential industrial applications

Ibarra-Junquera, V; Murguia-Ibarra, J S; Rosu, H C

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Implications of Culture on the Successes and Failures of Democratic Transition in Georgia and Azerbaijan: A Comparative Study.  

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??The objective of this study is to evaluate claims made by some scholars that there is a significant correlation between certain cultural norms of a (more)

Bryant, Kristen Michelle

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying and modelling of the nitrogenous wastes associated with the commercial culture of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.).  

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??In Scotland, environmental regulation restricts commercial cod culture to the equivalent of 66 % of that granted for commercial Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) farms. (more)

Oliver, Robert L.A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

"If we own the story, we own the place": Cultural Heritage, Historic Preservation, and Gentrification on U Street.  

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??This thesis investigates the roles of cultural heritage and historic preservation in the gentrification of the Greater U Street neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Its larger (more)

Frank, Stephanie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Moarabisque: the essence of Arabia : a motion graphics piece that promotes the diverse Saudi Arabian arts and culture.  

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??Moarabisque: The essence of Arabia is an "Arabian custom designed motion graphics series". This Series is inspired by the diverse geography, architecture, arts, and culture (more)

Al Hamid, Wail

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Microvessel structure formation in a 3D perfused co-culture of rat hepatocytes and liver endothelial cells  

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Many liver physiological and pathophysiological behaviors are not adequately captured by current in vitro hepatocyte culture methods. A 3D perfused microreactor previously demonstrated superior hepatic functional maintenance ...

Hwa, Albert J

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How can International Companies adapt their customer communication tools to the cultures of Greece, Lithuania and the Nederlands?.  

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?? The globalization led international companies to expand in all the continents and to operate in many countries with different cultures and etiquette. In every (more)

Stalaucinskaite, Sandra; Sakoglou, Pavlos

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Chinese mate preferences: Cultural evolution and continuity across a quarter of a Lei Chang a  

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a , Yan Wang b , Todd K. Shackelford c , David M. Buss d, a Department of Educational Psychology of the individual a person is trying to attract or retain (Buss & Shackelford, 1997; Schmitt & Buss, 1996). Fourth time, can be used to assay the cultural evolution of values (Buss, Shackelford, Kirkpatrick, & Larsen

Pillow, Jonathan

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(Whose) value-sensitive design: a study of long- distance relationships in an Arabic cultural context  

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This paper describes a qualitative study of how 11 Arab individuals use technology in the context of their long-distance romantic relationships. Our participants' communication practices bear similarities to previous findings on the mediation of intimacy ... Keywords: communication, culture, feminism, intimacy, values

Tamara Alsheikh; Jennifer A. Rode; Sin E. Lindley

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Cultural Dasymetric Population Mapping with Historical GIS: A Case Study from the Southern Appalachians  

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There has been a recent flurry of interest in dasymetric population mapping. However, the ancillary coverages that underlie current dasymetric methods are unconnected to cultural context. The resulting regions may indicate density patterns, but not necessarily ... Keywords: Agricultural Geography, Appalachia, Dasymetric, Historical GIS, Population Mapping, Rural Geography, West Virginia

George Towers

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Eco-buzz: an interactive eco-feedback system based on cultural forms of play  

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I present the design of Eco-Buzz, an interactive system designed to engage families in informal learning activities in which they seek out hidden sources of energy consumption in their homes. The system combines an electro-magnetic field ... Keywords: children, cultural forms, energy vampires, families, learning, sustainable interaction design

Amartya Banerjee

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Research between natural and cultural history information: Benefits and IT-requirements for transdisciplinarity  

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This article describes an approach to transdisciplinary information integration employing a core ontology. Information is modeled here with an ontology based on the CIDOC-Conceptual Reference Model (ISO 21127). When instantiated with some realistic examples ... Keywords: ISO 21127, Interdisciplinary research, biodiversity, crossdisciplinary search, cultural heritage, georeferencing, information integration, museums, natural history, ontologies, semantic enrichment, system requirements, transdisciplinarity

Karl-Heinz Lampe; Klaus Riede; Martin Doerr

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

EcoIsland: a persuasive application to motivate sustainable behavior in collectivist cultures  

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Until now, many kinds of persuasive applications have been developed, and most of which are used by individuals for personal benefits, example includes better healthcare, better lifestyle, etc. However, one application area that is yet to be explored ... Keywords: cultural difference, persuasive technology, sustainability

Hiroaki Kimura; Tatsuo Nakajima

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Power Production in MFCs Inoculated With Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 or Mixed Cultures  

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.1002/bit.22556 ABSTRACT: Power densities and oxidation­reduction potentials (ORPs) of MFCs containing. Power was a direct function of ohmic resistance for the mixed culture, but not for strain MR-1. ORP maximum power production but it did not vary in proportion to power output. The ORP varied primarily

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Simulating scenarios for research on culture & cognition using a commercial role-play game  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most research on culture and cognition uses self-report tasks such as paper and pencil questionnaires. Such tasks are inexpensive, quick, and easy to score, but they are vulnerable to response bias and manipulation effects. Action-based or performance ...

Rik Warren; David E. Diller; Alice Leung; William Ferguson; Janet L. Sutton

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Simulation of crop water and mineral relations in greenhouse soilless culture  

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A composite model was developed for water and mineral relations of greenhouse tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) cultivated in semi-closed or open soilless (rockwool) culture. The model simulated on a daily basis: (i) the evolution of crop leaf area index ... Keywords: Closed growing systems, Fertigation, Modelling, NaCl salinity, Nitrate, Solanum lycopersicum L.

D. Massa; L. Incrocci; R. Maggini; C. Bibbiani; G. Carmassi; F. Malorgio; A. Pardossi

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identity card of cultural heritage: how to collect and organize data  

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The paper presents the basic idea and content of unified approach to collecting and organizing data on cultural heritage assets in order to use them in processes of decision-making related to its preservation. This presented outline of the content and ... Keywords: EU-CHIC, decision making, identification, knowledge accumulation, organization of data

Roko arni?; Vlatka Raj?i?; Antonia Moropoulou

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Closure vs. structural holes: how social network information and culture affect choice of collaborators  

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Collaboration is important to successful organizations and how coworkers are selected is crucial to the dynamics of effective collaborations. In this study we explore how people use social network information, which is increasingly accessible on enterprise ... Keywords: closure, guanxi, national culture, social network sites (sns), structural holes, willingness to collaborate

Ge Gao; Pamela Hinds; Chen Zhao

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

The world at your doorstep: cultural lessons from Texas A&M University at Qatar  

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American universities are admitting more and more students from around the world in an effort to promote diversity and to prepare their students to work in the global marketplace. Additionally, some countries like Qatar are making Western education more ... Keywords: communication, culture, customer service, diversity, verbal skills

Justin Harbor

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Biomass Production, Chlorophll A and Carotenoid Contents of Spirulina Maxima in Mixed Culture of Lactose  

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Pollution of the wastewater is a problem for the sustainable development of aquaculture and food industry. Although many treatments have been used in the field, the expensive cost limited their wide application. Microalgae such as Spirulina can utilize ... Keywords: Spirulina maxima, lactose, mixed culture, biomass, chlorophyll a, carotenoid

Jiang Zheng

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Communication of digital cultural heritage in public spaces by the example of Roman cologne  

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The communication of cultural heritage in public spaces such as museums or exhibitions, gain more and more importance during the last years. The possibilities of interactive 3D applications open a new degree of freedom beyond the mere presentation of ... Keywords: Roman Cologne, high-detail 3D models, museum, real-time 3D visualization, virtual reality

Matthias Trapp; Amir Semmo; Rafael Pokorski; Claus-Daniel Herrmann; Jrgen Dllner; Michael Eichhorn; Michael Heinzelmann

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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O3D-based game learning environments for cultural heritage online education  

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This paper describes an approach, where an O3D-based virtual environment for learning cultural heritage is combined with a game environment to provide a friendly environment that makes learning more pleasant. We describe the game flow, design approach, ... Keywords: O3D, educational games, interactive teaching, multimedia exhibition

Lu Wang; Jian-Wei Guo; Cheng-Lei Yang; Hai-Seng Zhao; Xiang-Xu Meng

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

An open source software culture in the undergraduate computer science curriculum  

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Open source software has made inroads into mainstream computing where it was once the territory of software altruists, and the open source culture of technological collegiality and accountability may benefit education as well as industry. This paper ... Keywords: curriculum reform, open source software development, teaching framework

John David N. Dionisio; Caskey L. Dickson; Stephanie E. August; Philip M. Dorin; Ray Toal

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Modeling with Plato: the unified modeling language in a cultural context  

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In this paper we present our experience in building and lecturing an interdisciplinary CS course aimed at teaching the Unified Modeling Language (UML) in a cultural context. Combining modeling concepts and ideas brought from philosophy and history of ... Keywords: humanistic informatics, modeling, unified modeling language (UML)

Luis de-Marcos; Fernando Flores; Jos-Javier Martnez

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

KIN TERMS / Murdock 2000 World Cultures 11(1): 102-117  

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KIN TERMS / Murdock 102 2000 World Cultures 11(1): 102-117 Kin Term Patterns And Their Distribution number. EA116. Kin Terms for Grandparents: Major Patterns N CODE DESCRIPTION 731 . Missing data 309 1 TERMS / Murdock 103 EA117. Kin Terms for Grandparents: Major and Variant Patterns N CODE DESCRIPTION 731

White, Douglas R.

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Wind flow modeling and simulation over the Giza Plateau cultural heritage site in Egypt  

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In this article, the wind flow over one of the most important Egyptian historical heritage sites, the Giza Plateau, was investigated using the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) state-of-the-art techniques. The present study addresses the influences ... Keywords: Cultural heritage, Giza Plateau, Great Sphinx, computational fluid dynamics, wind modeling and simulation, wind over heritage sites

Ashraf S. Hussein; Hisham El-Shishiny

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affective engineering: towards a consumer culture theory approach to kansei engineering  

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In recent days, companies find it extremely difficult to predict consumers' needs and requirements (Pickton and Broderick, 2005). While mass marketing arguably belongs to the past, it is now a less viable strategy to satisfy consumers by a single offer ... Keywords: consumer culture theory, consumption communities, emotional design, kansei engineering, qualitative research, semantics

Skandalis Alexandros; Papantonopoulos Sotirios; Koulouriotis Dimitrios

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Emerging M&S challenges for human, social, cultural, and behavioral modeling  

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The discipline of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) is ubiquitous in many domains, such as training and education, support of decision-making, or analysis of potential developments. In particular the armed forces apply M&S extensively and enable pioneering ... Keywords: behavioral modeling, cultural modeling, human modeling, social modeling

Dr. Andreas Tolk

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

"Sergey Brin is Batman": google's project glass and the instigation of computer adoption in popular culture  

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The emergence of Google Glass, a prototype for a transparent Heads-Up Display available for the everyday consumer, is the first public conceptualization of a mainstream augmented-reality wearable eye display. Google's promotional material frames Glass ... Keywords: augmented reality, batman, computer adoption, computer platform, discourse analysis, humanities, popular culture, user experience, wearable eye display

Isabel Pedersen; Doug Trueman

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Bioengineering Aspects of Inorganic Carbon Supply to Mass Algal Cultures: Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Regardless of the application, the basic biotechnology of large-scale outdoor cultures involves many common features, particularly in the requirement for adequate nutrients such as carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus to ensure that light is the sole limiting yield determinant. Whereas the required quantities of nitrogen and phosphorus are fairly simple, to estimate, those for inorganic carbon are far more complex.

Goldman, J. C.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

LIPID PRODUCTION BY DUNALIELLA SALINA IN BATCH CULTURE: EFFECTS OF NITROGEN LIMITATION AND LIGHT INTENSITY  

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Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations are increasing and may cause unknown deleterious environmental effects if left unchecked. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted in its latest report a 2C to 4C increase in global temperatures even with the strictest CO2 mitigation practices. Global warming can be attributed in large part to the burning of carbon-based fossil fuels, as the concentration of atmospheric CO2 is directly related to the burning of fossil fuels. Biofuels which do not add CO2 to the atmosphere are presently generated primarily from terrestrial plants, i.e., ethanol from corn grain and biodiesel from soybean oil. The production of biofuels from terrestrial plants is severely limited by the availability of fertile land. Lipid production from microalgae and its corresponding biodiesel production have been studied since the late 1970s but large scale production has remained economically infeasible due to the large costs of sterile growing conditions required for many algal species. This study focuses on the potential of the halophilic microalgae species Dunaliella salina as a source of lipids and subsequent biodiesel production. The lipid production rates under high light and low light as well as nitrogen suffi cient and nitrogen defi cient culture conditions were compared for D. salina cultured in replicate photobioreactors. The results show (a) cellular lipid content ranging from 16 to 44% (wt), (b) a maximum culture lipid concentration of 450mg lipid/L, and (c) a maximum integrated lipid production rate of 46mg lipid/L culture*day. The high amount of lipids produced suggests that D. salina, which can be mass-cultured in non-sterile outdoor ponds, has strong potential to be an economically valuable source for renewable oil and biodiesel production.

Weldy, C.S.; Huesemann, M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Communication and the culture of fantasy in role-playing games  

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This is an ethnographic study of the communication behaviors of the role-playing game subculture in a Texas college town. Over a sixteen month period, data were gathered by a participant observer who became a full member of the culture. The methodology applied herein espouses that this membership is desirable for obtaining a thorough description of the research site, and that the researcher in such a role is participating in a collaborative act with the other members of the culture as data are collected. Detailed field notes were taken by the researcher, and interviews of members were conducted at the research site. Both the field notes and the interviews serve as the data base which support the claims made in this study. Role-playing games are popular culture texts primarily consumed by a mostly white male urban subculture. The consumption patterns of this subculture are found to be highly complex, as is their communication behavior while playing these games. Gamers use multiple situational definitions or "frames", as sociologist Erving Goffman called them, to guide their communication while playing, as they alternate between the fantasy world which provides the setting for the game and the home of the fictional characters the players portray, and the real world they themselves inhabit. The ability to shift between these frames is a defining characteristic of experienced members of the subculture. Players exhibit a number of different though non-discrete styles of play, and a clear and consistent progression of play styles is described. Although current popular culture models are useful in understanding the role-playing game phenomenon, certain elements in the current conception of "text," as elucidated in the popular culture theory of John Fiske, prove to be too limiting. An addition to existing theory is presented which captures the qualities of this and potentially other forms of interactive text.

Barry, P. J

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Own your energy: motivating people to use energy more efficiently through meta-design environments and cultures of participation  

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For my PhD research, I am investigating how meta-design software systems and cultures of participation can be used to motivate people to use energy more efficiently. My research is based on and extending two theories from social psychology and computer ... Keywords: cultures of participation, energy, meta-design, psychological ownership, social environments

Holger Dick

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Particle Swarm Optimization Based on Cultural Algorithm for Short-Term Optimal Operation of Cascade Hydropower Stations  

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Difficulties likely exist in optimal reservoir operation along with discreteness and nonlinear constraints. Therefore, Particle Swarm Optimization based on Cultural Algorithm (PSO-CA) is presented in this paper for overcoming these defects. In this article ... Keywords: cultural algorithm, optimal operation of reservoir, particle swarm optimization

Wei Xie; Chang-ming Ji; Xin-wu Li

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

A cross-cultural validation of the web usage-related lifestyle scale: An empirical investigation in china  

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This research discusses a cross-cultural validation in China of the Internet user lifestyle scale developed by Smith and Swinyard (2001). The scale was initially validated for United States online users in 2001 and later for European Union online users ... Keywords: China, Cross-cultural research, Electronic shopping, Empirical research, Instrument validity, Internet user segmentation, Online lifestyles, User lifestyle scale

Qiang Ye; Guoxin Li; Bin Gu

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impact of the Florida Clam Culture Industry: 2007 Results From small beginnings in the early 1990s,  

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Economic Impact of the Florida Clam Culture Industry: 2007 Results From small beginnings of the diverse mix of food items produced by the Florida aquaculture industry. The culture pro- cess the industry resides. And aside from the revenue generated by the sale and distribution of market ready clams

Florida, University of

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Elementary Special Education Teachers' Cultural Awareness and Beliefs In One Urban School District Regarding African American Learners  

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Today's urban schools are composed of students from diverse cultural backgrounds and varying levels of academic readiness. At the same time, approximately 88% of teachers are White and middle-class. The dispositions of teachers have important educational ramifications. Teachers' beliefs structure the classroom atmosphere, influence perceptions regarding the abilities of students, and impact how they teach and expect students to learn and behave. In order to foster an accepting and productive learning environment, teachers must have cultural awareness. To ensure that all learners receive a solid academic foundation, teachers must be able to instruct dissimilar students. Special educators have been trained to work with students with unique, special needs, but the reality of today's demographics - and special education classrooms in particular - mandate that they also have the cultural knowledge to effectively serve diverse students. Perceptions and attitudes of elementary special education teachers regarding their cultural awareness and beliefs need to be explored. This study examined the cultural awareness beliefs of elementary special educators working in urban school districts located in southeast Texas. The research also needs to ascertain whether ethnicity or length of service effected such teachers' cultural awareness beliefs. Using the Cultural Awareness Beliefs Inventory (CABI) instrument, the investigator gathered self-reported data from 54 participants. The reliability and validity of the instrument were determined to be sound by previous investigators. The CABI contains eight major components: Teacher Beliefs, School Climate, Culturally Responsive Classroom Management, Home and Community Support, Curriculum and Instruction, Cultural Sensitivity, Cultural Awareness, and Teacher Efficacy. Data were analyzed using percentage analysis and one-way analysis of variance. The findings include: 1) Participants had favorable perceptions towards the School Climate, Culturally Responsive Classroom Management, and Cultural Awareness variables; 2) Participants had unfavorable perceptions regarding Teacher Beliefs; 3) In contrast to some previous research, it did not appear that teaching experience impacted cultural beliefs; and 4) Importantly, it was discerned that teachers' ethnicities yielded statistically significant effects on their cultural awareness and beliefs regarding African American special education students.

Willis, Janet

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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May 15, 2012, Federal Technical Capability Program Face to Face Meeting … Speech: Safety Culture And Training and Competency  

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Safety Safety Culture Safety Culture And Training and Competency Joseph F. Bader Board Member Board Member Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Thanks to Tim Hunt and Doug Minnema Objectives * Discuss the Board's approach to staff training * Review the Board's concerns about safety culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) * Understand what group culture is and why it is an g p y important part of nuclear operations * Explore the linkage between safety culture and training and competency June 2012 DOE FTCP Meeting 2 The Board's Technical Staff * Currently about 85 Technical Staff members. * Essentially all of the Technical Staff members have at least one technical master's degree, ~20% have a PhD. * Extensive experience in nuclear, mechanical, electrical,

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Comparison of Marine Microalgae Culture Systems for Fuels Production and Carbon Sequestration  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The dual problems of global fossil fuels supplies and global warming focus attention on the need to develop technologies that can provide large amounts of renewable fuels without contributing to global warming. The capture of power plant flue gas CO2 using microalgae cultures is one potential technology that could meet this objective. The central R&D issues are the design and operation of low-cost algal mass culture systems and the development of algal strains and cultivation techniques that can achieve very high biomass productivities. The major objective of this project was to develop mass culture techniques that could result in greatly increased biomass productivities, well above the about 50 metric tons per hectare per year (mt/ha/y) currently achievable. In this project, two marine microalgae species, the diatom Cyclotella sp.. and the green alga Tetraselmis sp., were cultivated on seawater in both open ponds and closed photo bioreactors, under a variety of different cultivation conditions. Simultaneous operation of the closed photo bioreactors and open ponds demonstrated similar productivities, under the same operating conditions. Thus the very expensive closed systems do not provide any major or inherent advantages in microalgae production over open ponds. Mutants of Cyclotella sp. were developed that exhibited reduced pigment content, which theoretically would result in greatly increased productivities when grown under full sunlight. However, in open ponds, these mutant strains exhibited similar productivities as the parental strains. The mutant strains all grew relatively slowly, suggesting that additional mutations masked whatever inherent potential for increased productivities may have resulted from the reduced pigment content. Research is still required to develop improved low pigment strains. When open pond cultures were exposed to intermittent sunlight, by partially covering the ponds with slats, solar conversion efficiencies increased dramatically, by over 50%. Although such techniques are not directly applicable to practical processes, the experiments demonstrated the inherent potential of algal mass cultures to achieve very high productivities. Nitrogen limited pond cultures demonstrated that it is possible to produce biomass with a potentially high content of carbohydrates or oils (although these were not directly measured in these experiments), without reducing achievable productivities. This suggested that microalgae biomass suitable for conversion to biofuels (ethanol or biodiesel) could be produced without compromising productivity. Experiments combining both light modulation and nitrogen limitation indicated possibly synergistic effects. The goal of developing practical and economic processes for the sustainable production of renewable fuels with microalgae pond cultures using power plant flue gases as sources of CO2 was advanced by these studies, but requires more work. Most important is the research, development and demonstration in outdoor pond cultures of algal strains with low pigment content. Such strains are the most likely approach to achieve, in combination with the other mass culture techniques investigated in this study, the very high productivities, above 100 mt/ha/y (45 t/acre/y), that are the goal in this field. The projected economics for such a process suggests that, as for higher plant biofuel production, microalgae biofuels production should be developed as a multiproduct process providing additional higher value co-products.

Weissman, Joseph C; Polle, Juergen

2006-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

434

Using Three Dimensional Cell Culture and Tissue Architecture to Monitor an  

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Three Dimensional Cell Culture and Tissue Architecture to Monitor an Three Dimensional Cell Culture and Tissue Architecture to Monitor an Adaptive Response in Mammary Epithelial Cells Mina Bissell Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract Exposure of tissues to ionizing radiation results in targeted effect on cells as well as non-targeted effects on tissues. Although, targeted effects such as the DNA damage response have been studied extensively, non-targeted effects leading to modification in tissue architecture and tumor progression have been less studied and are not well understood. The mammary gland is a tissue that has been shown to be susceptible to tumor formation and cancer progression following exposure to ionizing radiation. In conjunction with the laboratories of Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff and Catherine Park we showed previously that in the presence of TGF-β,

435

Self-Reliability and Motivation in a Nuclear Security Culture Enhancement Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The threat of nuclear terrorism has become a global concern. Many countries continue to make efforts to strengthen nuclear security by enhancing systems of nuclear material protection, control, and accounting (MPC&A). Though MPC&A systems can significantly upgrade nuclear security, they do not eliminate the "human factor." Gen. Eugene Habiger, a former "Assistant Secretary for Safeguards and Security" at the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) nuclear-weapons complex and a former commander of U.S. strategic nuclear forces, has observed that "good security is 20% equipment and 80% people." Although eliminating the "human factor" is not possible, accounting for and mitigating the risk of the insider threat is an essential element in establishing an effective nuclear security culture. This paper will consider the organizational role in mitigating the risk associated with the malicious insider through monitoring and enhancing human reliability and motivation as well as enhancing the nuclear security culture.

Rogers,E.; deBoer,G.; Crawford, C.; De Castro, K.; Landers, J.

2009-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

436

Self-Reliability and Motivation in a Nuclear Security Culture Enhancement Program  

SciTech Connect

The threat of nuclear terrorism has become a global concern. Many countries continue to make efforts to strengthen nuclear security by enhancing systems of nuclear material protection, control, and accounting (MPC&A). Though MPC&A systems can significantly upgrade nuclear security, they do not eliminate the human factor. Gen. Eugene Habiger, a former Assistant Secretary for Safeguards and Security at the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) nuclear-weapons complex and a former commander of U.S. strategic nuclear forces, has observed that good security is 20% equipment and 80% people.1 Although eliminating the human factor is not possible, accounting for and mitigating the risk of the insider threat is an essential element in establishing an effective nuclear security culture. This paper will consider the organizational role in mitigating the risk associated with the malicious insider through monitoring and enhancing human reliability and motivation as well as enhancing the nuclear security culture.

Crawford, Cary E.; de Boer, Gloria; De Castro, Kara; Landers, John; Rogers, Erin

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Pantex Plant, November 2012  

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

Pantex Plant Pantex Plant May 2011 November 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Independent Oversight Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Pantex Plant Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction........................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Scope and Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 2 3.0 Results and Conclusions ....................................................................................................................... 3 4.0 Recommendations................................................................................................................................. 5

438

Bile Culture and Susceptibility Testing of Malignant Biliary Obstruction via PTBD  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Purpose: To assess the information obtained by bile culture and susceptibility testing for malignant biliary obstruction by a retrospective one-center study. Methods: A total of 694 patients with malignant biliary obstruction received percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage during the period July 2003 to September 2010, and subsequently, bile specimens were collected during the procedure. Among the 694 patients, 485 were men and 209 were women, ranging in age from 38 to 78 years (mean age 62 years). Results: A total of 42.9% patients had a positive bile culture (298 of 694). Further, 57 species of microorganisms and 342 strains were identified; gram-positive bacteria accounted for 50.9% (174 of 342) and gram-negative bacteria accounted for 41.5% (142 of 342) of these strains. No anaerobes were obtained by culture during this study. The most common microorganisms were Enterococcus faecalis (41 of 342, 11.9%), Escherichia coli (34 of 342, 9.9%), Klebsiella pneumoniae (28 of 342, 8.2%), Staphylococcus epidermidis (19 of 342, 5.5%), Enterococcus (18 of 342, 5.3%), and Enterobacter cloacae (16 of 342, 4.7%). The percentage of {beta}-lactamase-producing gram-positive bacteria was 27.6% (48 of 174), and the percentage of gram-negative bacteria was 19.7% (28 of 142). The percentage of enzyme-producing Escherichia coli was 61.7% (21 of 34). Conclusion: The bile cultures in malignant biliary obstruction are different from those in the Tokyo Guidelines and other benign biliary obstruction researches, which indicates that a different antibacterial therapy should be applied. Thus, knowledge of the antimicrobial susceptibility data could aid in the better use of antibiotics for the empirical therapy of biliary infection combined with malignant biliary obstruction.

Yu Haipeng; Guo Zhi, E-mail: jieruke@yahoo.com.cn; Xing Wenge; Guo Xiuying; Liu Fang; Li Baoguo [Tinajin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Department of Interventional Therapy, Tianjin Key Cancer Prevention and Treatment Laboratory (China)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

439

Antecedents to Financial Statement Misreporting: The Influence of Organizational Business Strategy, Ethical Culture and Climate  

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Using organizational theory, this research study examines whether a firm's business strategy influences the ethical culture and climate within the organization, and thus explains why a firm's business strategy may ultimately contribute toward an increased risk of financial misreporting. This study develops from recent research which finds that companies following an innovative, risk-oriented Prospector business strategy are significantly more likely to experience financial reporting irregularities, despite increased audit effort levels. To examine the research question, both survey and archival methods are employed. Using a large-scale research survey, I find two subset groups of Prospector firms where a smaller (larger) group is significantly associated with a less (more) ethical culture and climate, which offer insights into why companies following a Prospector business strategy continue to experience irregularities despite auditors' efforts. Results suggest auditors may not be able to distinguish between the two sets of Prospectors and thus may direct higher audit efforts too generally at Prospector firms rather than at the smaller set of firms with less ethical cultures and climates?i.e., firms more prone to rationalizing less ethical behavior. I also find that firms pursing a second type of strategy, a transitory Reactor strategy, are consistently associated with a negative ethical culture and climate. For a subset of public companies which can be linked to archival data, I find evidence to suggest that companies with less (more) ethical climates are associated with an increased (reduced) risk of financial misreporting while controlling for incentive and opportunity factors. I continue to find evidence that companies following a Prospector business strategy are associated with greater risks of misreporting, confirming prior research. Altogether, my findings suggest several antecedents for firms experiencing greater risk of financial statement misreporting and provide evidence regarding the third leg of the auditing fraud triangle (rationalization).

Bentley, Kathleen

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Initiation and ontogeny of vesicles in cultured Frankia sp. strain HFPArI3  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Removal of combined nitrogen from the medium of Frankia sp. strain HFPArI3 induced the formation of specialized structures, called vesicles, which are the proposed site of nitrogen fixation. After 5 to 8 h of culture on N-free medium, newly formed vesicles, termed provesicles arose from tips of some hyphae. These structures were spherical, phase dark, ca. 1.5 to 2.0 ..mu..m in diameter, and were not associated with acetylene reduction (nitrogenase) activity. Provesicles reached their greatest frequency after ca. 24 h of N-free culture. Provesicles increased in size to become mature vesicles which first appeared after 18 to 20 h of N-free culture. They were ca. 2.5 ..mu..m in diameter, phase bright, and reached their greatest frequency after 5 to 6 days, at which time nitrogenase activity peaked. Some vesicles eventually became damaged structurally and took on the appearance of ghosts. Transmission electron micrographs revealed an increase in size from provesicle to mature vesicle. Also evident with the micrographs were the presence of a septum between the young provesicle and parental hypha, the presence of glycogen in some young vesicles, the development of internal septations as vesicles matured, and the degradation of cytoplasm and internal septae in ghost vesicles. The extent to which the formation of vesicles is reversible by the addition of NH/sub 4//sup +/ was investigated. Commitment times of 3.2 and 6.5 h were obtained for provesicles and vesicles, respectively. A concentration-dependent inhibition of nitrogenase by NH/sub 4//sup +/ was demonstrated. The structure of preexisting vesicles was also affected by addition of NH/sub 4//sup +/ to the culture medium.

Fontaine, M.S.; Lancelle, S.A.; Torrey, J.G.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenite suppression of involucrin transcription through AP1 promoter sites in cultured human keratinocytes  

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While preserving keratinocyte proliferative ability, arsenite suppresses cellular differentiation markers by preventing utilization of AP1 transcriptional response elements. In present experiments, arsenite had a dramatic effect in electrophoretic mobility supershift analysis of proteins binding to an involucrin promoter AP1 response element. Without arsenite treatment, binding of JunB and Fra1 was readily detected in nuclear extracts from preconfluent cultures and was not detected a week after confluence, while c-Fos was detected only after confluence. By contrast, band shift of nuclear extracts from arsenite treated cultures showed only JunB and Fra1 binding in postconfluent as well as preconfluent cultures. Immunoblotting of cell extracts showed that arsenite treatment prevented the loss of Fra1 and the increase in c-Fos proteins that occurred after confluence in untreated cultures. Chromatin immunoprecipitation assays demonstrated substantial reduction of c-Fos and acetylated histone H3 at the proximal and distal AP1 response elements in the involucrin promoter and of coactivator p300 at the proximal element. Alteration of AP1 transcription factors was also examined in response to treatment with four metal containing compounds (chromate, vanadate, hemin, divalent cadmium) that also suppress involucrin transcription. These agents all influenced transcription at AP1 elements in a transcriptional reporter assay, but exhibited less effect than arsenite on binding activity assessed by mobility shift and chromatin immunoprecipitation and displayed variable effects on AP1 protein levels. These findings help trace a mechanism by which transcriptional effects of arsenite become manifest and help rationalize the unique action of arsenite, compared to the other agents, to preserve proliferative ability.

Sinitsyna, Nadezda N.; Reznikova, Tatiana V.; Qin Qin; Song, Hyukhwan; Phillips, Marjorie A. [Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8588 (United States); Rice, Robert H., E-mail: rhrice@ucdavis.ed [Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8588 (United States)

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

442

Chinese parenting and children's compliance to adults: a cross-cultural comparative study  

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measured using PARCHISY were also found to differ for mothers of hard to manage versus control children (Brophy & Dunn, 2002; Hughes & Ensor, 2008; Marks et al., 2006) and mothers of Costa Rican children with a history of chronic iron deficiency versus... ). The active instantiation of filial piety, maintenance of interpersonal harmony and unique perspectives on morals, social expectations and achievement motivation begins early in life (Lieber et al., 2006). Children in Chinese cultures are expected to listen...

Huang, Ching-Yu Soar

2013-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

443

Research and development of shallow algal mass culture systems for the production of oils  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The major accomplishment of the past nine months' work was the identification of a microalgal species which can be grown in the system on a 12-month basis without temperature control. The most promising species identified to date is a strain of platymonas sp. This strain grows rapidly at temperatures from 20/sup 0/ to 34/sup 0/C, and at salinities from 1.5 to 3.5%. Neither the lower temperature limit nor the lower salinity limit of the strain are known at this time. A factorial experiment designed to determine optimum growth conditions indicated that the optimum culture depth was 10 cm, the optimum pH about 7.5, and the optimum flow rate about 30 cm/s. A major discovery was that diluting the culture every third day greatly enhanced production. In this dilution mode daily yields averaged 46 g/m/sup 2/ ash-free dry weight (AFDW) over a one-month period, and photosynthetic efficiencies averaged 11% (based on visible light energy). The former figure is over twice the best long-term yields achieved in microalgal mass culture systems grown exclusively on inorganic nutrients.

Laws, E.A.

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Gel entrapment culture of rat hepatocytes for investigation of tetracycline-induced toxicity  

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This paper aimed to explore three-dimensionally cultured hepatocytes for testing drug-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Gel entrapped rat hepatocytes were applied for investigation of the tetracycline-induced steatohepatitis, while hepatocyte monolayer was set as a control. The toxic responses of hepatocytes were systematically evaluated by measuring cell viability, liver-specific function, lipid accumulation, oxidative stress, adenosine triphosphate content and mitochondrial membrane potential. The results suggested that gel entrapped hepatocytes showed cell death after 96 h of tetracycline treatment at 25 {mu}M which is equivalent to toxic serum concentration in rats, while hepatocyte monolayer showed cell death at a high dose of 200 {mu}M. The concentration-dependent accumulation of lipid as well as mitochondrial damage were regarded as two early events for tetracycline hepatotoxicity in gel entrapment culture due to their detectability ahead of subsequent increase of oxidative stress and a final cell death. Furthermore, the potent protection of fenofibrate and fructose-1,6-diphosphate were evidenced in only gel entrapment culture with higher expressions on the genes related to {beta}-oxidation than hepatocyte monolayer, suggesting the mediation of lipid metabolism and mitochondrial damage in tetracycline toxicity. Overall, gel entrapped hepatocytes in three-dimension reflected more of the tetracycline toxicity in vivo than hepatocyte monolayer and thus was suggested as a more relevant system for evaluating steatogenic drugs.

Shen Chong [College of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang 310027 (China); Meng Qin [College of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang 310027 (China)], E-mail: mengq@zju.edu.cn; Schmelzer, Eva; Bader, Augustinus [Biotechnological-Biomedical Center, Cell Techniques and Applied Stem Cell Biology, University of Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 5, Leipzig 04103 (Germany)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

445

Development of bacterial cultures which can metabolize structural analogs of dioxin  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Widely present in the environment, the highly-toxic compound 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) has been found to resist microbial biodegradation. To develop an anaerobic biodegradation approach for soils and sediments contaminated with TCDD, methanogenic and denitrifying cultures were established on a variety of chloroaromatic substrates, including 2-chlorophenol, 3-chlorophenol, 4-chlorophenol, 2,3-dichlorophenol, 3,4-dichlorophenol, 4,5-dichlorocatechol and catechol, using an inoculum from Newtown Creek (New York, NY). Dehalogenation was observed, with monochlorophenols producing phenol and dichlorophenols producing monochlorinated phenols and phenol. Based on gas production, the chlorinated catechol did not appear to undergo biodegradation under any condition, while catechol was degraded under methanogenic conditions. Select cultures amended with a mixture of chloroaromatics and n-butanol, a solubilizing agent, exhibited depressed gas production under both anaerobic conditions. Biodegradation of TCDD adsorbed onto particles of gallium oxide is under investigation with an amalgamation of the active single-substrate methanogenic cultures. 29 refs., 10 figs., 2 tabs.

Rugge, C.D. (SRE, Inc., Pine Brook, NJ (United States)); Ahlert, R.C. (Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ (United States)); O'Connor, O.A. (Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ (United States))

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Research and development of shallow algal mass culture systems for the production of oils  

SciTech Connect

The major accomplishment of the past nine months' work was the identification of a microalgal species which can be grown in the system on a 12-month basis without temperature control. The most promising species identified to date is a strain of platymonas sp. This strain grows rapidly at temperatures from 20/sup 0/ to 34/sup 0/C, and at salinities from 1.5 to 3.5%. Neither the lower temperature limit nor the lower salinity limit of the strain are known at this time. A factorial experiment designed to determine optimum growth conditions indicated that the optimum culture depth was 10 cm, the optimum pH about 7.5, and the optimum flow rate about 30 cm/s. A major discovery was that diluting the culture every third day greatly enhanced production. In this dilution mode daily yields averaged 46 g/m/sup 2/ ash-free dry weight (AFDW) over a one-month period, and photosynthetic efficiencies averaged 11% (based on visible light energy). The former figure is over twice the best long-term yields achieved in microalgal mass culture systems grown exclusively on inorganic nutrients.

Laws, E.A.

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Developing A Safety Culture In A Research And Development Environment: Air Traffic Management Domain  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Measuring safety climate has been undertaken in many industries (e.g. oil, nuclear, aviation) over the past twenty years, as a proactive method of collecting safety information about the current level of safety in the organisation. However, there has been little work undertaken to develop the safety culture of the designers of these technological systems, to ensure that their designs are endeavouring to reach the highest levels of safety. A tool was developed to measure the current level of safety culture of designers in an air traffic navigation R&D organisation and contains 21 sub-sections under the following four main headings: i) Management Demonstration of Safety; ii) Planning and Organising for Safety; iii) Communication, Trust & Responsibility for Safety and iv) Measuring, Auditing and Reviewing. The findings indicated that the main areas for improvement are: i) the safety management system; ii) team integration; iii) responsibility for safety. Based on the survey findings some changes were undertaken in an attempt to improve the safety culture at the centre and a repeat survey is planned for April, 2005 to assess any improvements. This paper will describe the survey method and findings, the safety improvement plan, preliminary findings from the follow-up survey and lessons learnt during the change process. 1.

Rachael Gordon; Barry Kirwan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Columbia River System Operation Review : Final Environmental Impact Statement, Appendix D: Cultural Resources.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study attempts to identify and analyze the impacts of the System Operating Strategy (SOS) alternatives on cultural resources. The impacts include effects on Native American traditional cultural values, properties and practices. They also include effects on archeological or historic properties meeting the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to responding to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), this analysis addresses the requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Native American Religious Freedom Act (NARFA), and other relevant legislation. To meet their legally mandated cultural resources requirements, the SOR agencies will develop agreements and Implementation Plans with the appropriate State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), Tribes, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) detailing the measures necessary to best manage the resource. The planning and implementation activities will be staged over a number of years in consultation with affected Tribes.

Columbia River System Operation Review (U.S.)

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Distinct angiotensin II receptor in primary cultures of glial cells from rat brain  

SciTech Connect

Angiotensin II (Ang-II) has profound effects on the brain. Receptors for Ang-II have been demonstrated on neurons, but no relationship between glial cells and Agn-II has been established. Glial cells (from the hypothalamus and brain stem of 1-day-old rat brains) in primary culture have been used to demonstrate the presence of specific Ang-II receptors. Binding of /sup 125/I-Ang-II to glial cultures was rapid, reversible, saturable, and specific for Ang-II. The rank order of potency of /sup 125/I-Ang-II binding was determined. Scatchard analysis revealed a homogeneous population of high-affinity binding sites with a B/sub max/ of 110 fmol/mg of protein. Light-microscopic autoradiography of /sup 125/I-Ang-II binding supported the kinetic data, documenting specific Ang-II receptors on the glial cells. Ang-II stimulated a dose-dependent hydrolysis of phosphatidylinositols in glial cells, an effect mediated by Ang-II receptors. However, Ang-II failed to influence (/sup 3/H) norepinephrine uptake, and catecholamines failed to regulate Ang-II receptors, effects that occur in neurons. These observations demonstrate the presence of specific Ang-II receptors on the glial cells in primary cultures derived from normotensive rat brain. The receptors are kinetically similar to, but functionally distinct from, the neuronal Ang-II receptors.

Raizada, M.K.; Phillips, M.I.; Crews, F.T.; Sumners, C.

1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

TCE degradation by methane-oxidizing cultures grown with various nitrogen sources  

SciTech Connect

Methane-oxidizing microorganisms exhibit great potential for vadose zone bioremediation. This paper reports the effects of supplying nitrogen as nitrate, ammonia, and molecular nitrogen on the growth, trichloroethylene (TCE) degradation capacity, and energy storage capacity of a mixed methane-oxidizing culture. Cells inoculated from a nitrate-supplied methane-oxidizing culture grew fastest while fixing atmospheric nitrogen when oxygen partial pressures were kept less than 8%. Cell growth and methane oxidation were more rapid for ammonia-supplied cells than for nitrate-supplied or nitrogen-fixing cells. However, nitrogen-fixing cells were capable of oxidizing TCE as efficiently as nitrate or ammonia-supplied cells, and they exhibited the highest TCE transformation capacity of all three cultures both with and without formate as an exogenous reducing energy source. The TCE product toxicity was not as pronounced for the nitrogen fixing cells as for the nitrate- or ammonia-supplied cells after exposure to high (20 mg/L) or low (2 mg/L) TCE concentrations. Energy storage in the form of poly-{beta}- hydroxybutyrate was 20% to 30% higher for nitrogen-fixing cells; increased energy storage may be responsible for the higher transformation capacity of nitrogen-fixing cells when no external reducing energy was available. 35 refs., 4 figs., 2 tabs.

Chu, K.H.; Alvarez-Cohen, L. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

(Re)Locating Other/Third World Women: An Alternative Approach to Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez's Construction of Gender, Culture and Identity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

rights standards, but are felt to be an important component of a community's/culture's/na- tion's identity and way

Milczarek-Desai, Shefali

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

On-Chip Dielectrophoretic Separation and Concentration of Viable, Non-Viable and Viable but Not Culturable (VBNC) Escherichia coli  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although bacterial culture remains the gold standard for detection of viable bacteria in environmental specimens, the typical time requirement of twenty-four hours can delay and even jeopardize appropriate public health intervention. In addition, culture is incapable of detecting viable but not culturable (VBNC) species. Conversely, nucleic acid and antibody-based methods greatly decrease time to detection but rarely characterize viability of the bacteria detected. Through selection by membrane permeability, the method described in this work employs positive dielectrophoresis (pDEP) for separation and purification of viable and VBNC species from water and allows concentration of bacteria for downstream applications.

Packard, M M; Shusteff, M; Alocilja, E C

2012-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

453

The HABS Culture of Documentation with an Analysis of Drawing and Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is one of the oldest federal programs in the United States. In 1933, the HABS culture of documentation started with the mission of creating a permanent record of the nation's architectural heritage. Since the inception of the program, the formal documentation methodology has been measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories. HABS documentation accentuates the act of drawing as a mediating conversation between the documenter and the historic environment. In a typical HABS project, the documenter is immersed in the historic setting by hand measuring the structure and creating field notes. The documenter's intimate access to the artifact develops his awareness of cultural heritage and helps cultivate an appreciation for the compositional sensibilities of the architectural precedents. However, the HABS culture of documentation has been fine-tuned to incorporate a number of digital technologies into documentation projects. When projects involve issues of logistics, time, and cost, HABS professionals utilize a host of digital methodologies to produce measured drawings. Although HABS prepares deliverables to meet the archival standards of the Library of Congress, the hardware and software necessary to recognize digital files have a limited lifespan that makes them unacceptable for use in the Library. Only measured drawings that use archival ink on stable translucent material, accompanied by negatives on safety film, can be submitted to the Library. Thus, if HABS pursued only digital technologies and deliverables, the effects of this approach on the quality of the documenter's engagement with cultural heritage would pose a significant question. This study addressed the question of how the HABS culture of documentation evolved in regards to drawing and technology, and how this relationship might be transformed in the future. Using HABS as a focus of inquiry is important in order to illuminate similar dynamics in heritage projects that utilize digital technologies. The methodology used in this study included a literature review, participant observations, and an analysis of documentation projects, as well as in-depth interviews with HABS staff, project participants, private practitioners, and academicians. The outcome of the study will be recommendations to heritage professionals for a future that resides in digital means without compromising the qualities that the HABS experience has offered to generation of documenters.

Akboy, Serra

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Managing the Yellowstone River System with Place-based Cultural Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This project aims to create new research tools within the human dimensions (HD) of the natural resources field to improve environmental policy decision making. It addresses problems that arise from the recent trend towards decentralized natural resource management (NRM) and planning (e.g., community-based planning, watershed-based and collaborative management, others). By examining one decentralized riparian management planning effort along the Yellowstone River (Montana), this study finds that decentralization forces new needs such as localized information requirements and a better understanding of the rationales behind local interests. To meet these new scale demands and to ensure that policy best fits the social and biophysical settings, this project argues that local cultural knowledge can serve as an organizing framework for delivering the kinds of understanding needed for decentralized planning. This was tested by interviewing 313 riverfront landowners, recreationalists, and civic managers to understand how residents conceptualize the rivers natural processes, its management, and their desires for the future of the river. Analysis of the transcribed in-depth interview textsthe Yellowstone River Cultural Inventory (YRCI)found that: (1) altering decision venues places more significance upon interpersonal working relationships between managers and citizens; (2) while local expertise can provide higher quality information to managers, local decision making cultures still retain power dynamics that can inhibit or advance conservation policies; (3) how natural resource places are symbolically communicated has a material impact upon resource uses; (4) how residents conceptualize the ownership of land is complicated along a dynamic river; and (5) this dynamism impacts planning efforts. In sum, this project argues that for social research to provide the data and analysis appropriate, a modification in scale and a commensurate shift in the lenses used for social inquiry is necessary. An in-depth understanding of local cultureslike the YRCIenables agencies to best manage in decentralized scales of planning by calling attention to site-specific nuances such as power dynamics and place representation which are often missed in traditional large-scale HD methods and lenses. This research also functions as a preemptive way to engage the public in environmental planning helping decision makers best fit policy to particular socio-cultural and ecological settings.

Hall, Damon M.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Improving Cotton Embryo Culture by Simulating In Ovulo Nutrient and Hormone Levels  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Plant ovules provide zygotes with a physicochemical environment that supports embryo differentiation, growth, and maturation. The exact nature of this embryogenesis-enabling environment is not well characterized, as evidenced by failed attempts to induce normal embryony from zygotes or proembryos (precotyledonary) on defined media. To identify factors required for cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) zygotic embryony in vitro, we previously performed chemical and dissolved oxygen tension analyses of cotton ovule fluids and tissues at multiple stages of embryony in situ. Based on these analyses, we report herein the development of procedures that normalize embryo differentiation, growth, maturation, and germination in vitro, starting with proembryos. Our medium differed from Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium as follows (percentage of MS): N (30%, mostly from ten amino acids), P (815%), K (237%), Mg (85%), Ca (267%), S (506%), Fe (88%), and myoinositol (883%). Levels of other MS nutrients and vitamins, except sucrose, were kept at MS levels. Additionally, we included 100 mg L-1 casein hydrolysate plus the following (mmol L-1): d-glucose (1.8), fructose (4.7), sucrose (62.0), arabinose (7.1), melibiose (3.5), malic acid (11.6), and citric acid (3.8). Mannitol was added to achieve a medium osmotic potential of -1.10 MPa, and an atmospheric O2 tension of 3.3 mol m-3 at the surface of embryos was maintained during culture. When cultured on medium containing 8.0 mol L-1 indole-3-acetic acid, 80-90% of proembryos (as small as 100 cells) of cultivars HS-26 and B-27 increased four- to eightfold in surface area during the first 18 d in culture and germinated thereafter to produce viable plants. Increases in surface area of proembryos cultured on a modified MS medium previously used for somatic embryogenesis were from 0.2- to 0.6-fold. The described embryo culture medium should be useful for studying nutritional and molecular aspects of early embryony and possibly for plant zygote transformation protocols.

Rodney Fuller; Vincent Liddiard; J. Hess; John Carman

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

The culture of building to craft--a regional contemporary aesthetic : material resources, technological innovations and the form making process  

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In the non-Western context, there always has been a dilemma between "who we are" and "who we should be" . One could say "between tradition and modernity" . When the alien culture of building was adopted, the ties with the ...

Nanda, Puja, 1971-

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Culture in concrete : art and the re-imagination of the Los Angeles River as civic space  

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The Los Angeles River is the common physical, social, and cultural thread that connects many of Los Angeles' most diverse and under-represented communities, the majority of which comprise its downstream corridor. It is a ...

Arroyo, John C. (John Christopher)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

The new partner on the block : an unfamiliar role for arts and cultural organizations in community economic development  

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This thesis looks at three case studies of arts and cultural organizations in New York City that have chosen to go beyond their traditional roles and business-as-usual practices to engage in community economic development ...

Lee, Helen Chongmin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

The impact of organisational strategy, culture, people and technology management on organisational practice and performance: an empirical analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many believe that better people management, technology management, organisational culture, and strategies lead to better organisational practices and performance. However, there is no reliable evidence to support this assertion. This paper employs structural ...

Purnendu Mandal; Somnath Mukhopadhyay; Kallol Bagchi; Angappa Gunasekaran

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Heaven is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to Religion and Human Agency in Early Imperial China  

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B. Henderson, 17-56. Albany: University of New York Press,Western Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press,in Early China. Albany: State University of New York Press,

Marsili, Filippo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Uses, and CharacterizationChapter 4 Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering of Oil Palm  

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Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Uses, and Characterization Chapter 4 Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering of Oil Palm Food Science Health Nutrition Biochemistry Processing eChapters Food Science & Technology Health - Nutrition - Bio

462

The Tang Prize A golden age of cosmopolitan culture, the high point of China's political power: the Tang Dynasty  

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1 The Tang Prize A golden age of cosmopolitan culture, the high point of China's political power-confidence and cosmopolitan inclusiveness. Such are the qualities that the Tang Prize seeks to promote. In 2012 Dr. Samuel Yin

Huang, Haimei

463

Valuable bridges : cable-stayed bridges and value engineering in American civil engineering culture, 1969-1979  

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A history and theory of cable-stayed bridges in the context of a cultural discourse on civil construction projects' value, this thesis studies the significance of cable-stayed bridge designs to 'value engineering' objectives ...

Samuels, Fallon M. (Fallon Michele)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Communication Technologies and Their Effect on Cultural Homogeneity, Consensus, and the Diffusion of New Ideas," Sociological Perspectives 38(4  

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A view of communication technologies as creating artificial agents and affecting the information processing capabilities of agents is forwarded. The constructural theory is adapted to account for agents varying in their information processing capabilities, and hence to account for technology. Given this theoretical modification, the constructural model is used to examine the impact of different communication technologies and socio-cultural landscapes on the rate at which information diffuses and the time it takes for the society to reach cultural homogeneity and consensus. The findings suggest that as the available communication technologies change the role of the socio-cultural landscape in effecting social change varies. Paradoxically, this research suggests that mass-communication technologies that enable greater competition among messages and greater message complexity will enable faster information diffusion, than will those technologies that inhibit competition and message complexity. Communication Technologies Communication Technologies and Their Effect on Cultural Homogeneity, Consensus, and the Diffusion of New Ideas

Kathleen M. Carley

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Olive Oil: Chemistry and Technology, 2nd EditionChapter 1 The Culture of the Olive Tree (Mediterranean world)  

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Olive Oil: Chemistry and Technology, 2nd Edition Chapter 1 The Culture of the Olive Tree (Mediterranean world) Food Science Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Food Science & Technology Health - Nutrition - Biochemistry Press

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A culture-based calibration of benthic foraminiferal paleotemperature proxies: delta O-18 and Mg/Ca results  

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Benthic foraminifera were cultured for five months at four temperatures (4, 7, 14 and 21 C) to establish the temperature dependence of foraminiferal calcite ?18O and Mg/Ca. Two Bulimina species (B. aculeata and B. marginata) ...

Filipsson, H. L.

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Linda Sargent Wood. A More Perfect Union: Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II.  

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23 No. 1 Linda Sargent Wood. A More Perfect Union: HolisticCold War era, Linda Sargent Wood argues that the equallyWorld War II period. For Wood, this cultural perspective

Promnitz, Sarah

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nearly Finished Genomes Produced Using Gel Microdroplet Culturing (Seventh Annual Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future (SFAF) Meeting 2012)  

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Michael Fitzsimmons from Los Alamos National Laboratory gives a talk titled "Nearly Finished Genomes Produced Using Gel Microdroplet Culturing" at the 7th Annual Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future (SFAF) Meeting held in June, 2012 in Santa Fe, NM.

Fitzsimmons, Michael [LANL

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Departmen to Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters, November 2012  

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Assessment of Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters May 2011 November 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Independent Oversight Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction........................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Scope and Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 2

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Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Departmen to Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters, November 2012  

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Assessment of Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters May 2011 November 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Independent Oversight Assessment of Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management Headquarters Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction........................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Scope and Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 2

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Design, Fabrication, and Operation of Innovative Microalgae Culture Experiments for the Purpose of Producing Fuels: Final Report, Phase I  

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A conceptual design was developed for a 1000-acre (water surface) algae culture facility for the production of fuels. The system is modeled after the shallow raceway system with mixing foils that is now being operated at the University of Hawaii. A computer economic model was created to calculate the discounted breakeven price of algae or fuels produced by the culture facility. A sensitivity analysis was done to estimate the impact of changes in important biological, engineering, and financial parameters on product price.

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A preparative suspension culture system permitting quantitation of anchorage-independent growth by direct radiolabeling of cellular DNA  

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We have developed a hybrid methylcellulose/agar suspension culture system which permits long-term colony formation of transformed mesenchymal cells. In contrast to traditional agar suspensions, our system allows for recovery of cells and direct biochemical analysis of anchorage-independent growth. The ability to readily radiolabel cellular macromolecules in these preparative cultures permits a quantitative and objective analysis of colony formation by incorporation of (/sup 3/H)thymidine into newly synthesized DNA.

Assoian, R.K.; Boardman, L.A.; Drosinos, S.

1989-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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From Living to Propelling Monument: the Monastery-Fortress (dzong) as Vehicle of Cultural Transfer in Contemporary Bhutan  

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the Dzong a Living Monument? Fortresses and castles are among those form-expressions of material culture that, despite their culture-specific context, architectural definitions and manifestations, are evocative of a commonly shared past, namely feudalism... and economic system of Europe between the 9th and the 15th century whereby an emerging sense of nationhood involved a strategy of conquering and re-conquering. Object of veneration and conservation, fortresses usually on the one hand act as a vivid reminder...

Dujardin, Marc

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING MODELS FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES IN OIL & GAS FIELDS IN NEW MEXICO AND WYOMING  

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This report summarizes activities that have taken place in the last six (6) months (January 2005-June 2005) under the DOE-NETL cooperative agreement ''Adaptive Management and Planning Models for Cultural Resources in Oil and Gas Fields, New Mexico and Wyoming'' DE-FC26-02NT15445. This project examines the practices and results of cultural resource investigation and management in two different oil and gas producing areas of the United States: southeastern New Mexico and the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The project evaluates how cultural resource investigations have been conducted in the past and considers how investigation and management could be pursued differently in the future. The study relies upon full database population for cultural resource inventories and resources and geomorphological studies. These are the basis for analysis of cultural resource occurrence, strategies for finding and evaluating cultural resources, and recommendations for future management practices. Activities can be summarized as occurring in either Wyoming or New Mexico. Gnomon as project lead, worked in both areas.

Peggy Robinson

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Biofuels Revolution: Understanding the Social, Cultural and Economic Impacts of Biofuels Development on Rural Communities  

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The aim of this research was an in-depth analysis of the impacts of biofuels industry and ethanol plants on six rural communities in the Midwestern states of Kansas and Iowa. The goal was to provide a better understanding of the social, cultural, and economic implications of biofuels development, and to contribute to more informed policy development regarding bioenergy.Specific project objectives were: 1. To understand how the growth of biofuel production has affected and will affect Midwestern farmers and rural communities in terms of economic, demographic, and socio-cultural impacts; 2. To determine how state agencies, groundwater management districts, local governments and policy makers evaluate or manage bioenergy development in relation to competing demands for economic growth, diminishing water resources, and social considerations; 3. To determine the factors that influence the water management practices of agricultural producers in Kansas and Iowa (e.g. geographic setting, water management institutions, competing water-use demands as well as producers?? attitudes, beliefs, and values) and how these influences relate to bioenergy feedstock production and biofuel processing; 4. To determine the relative importance of social-cultural, environmental and/or economic factors in the promotion of biofuels development and expansion in rural communities; The research objectives were met through the completion of six detailed case studies of rural communities that are current or planned locations for ethanol biorefineries. Of the six case studies, two will be conducted on rural communities in Iowa and four will be conducted on rural communities in Kansas. A ??multi-method? or ??mixed method? research methodology was employed for each case study.

Dr. Theresa L. Selfa; Dr. Richard Goe; Dr. Laszlo Kulcsar; Dr. Gerad Middendorf; Dr. Carmen Bain

2013-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Directory of guidance documents relating to biodiversity and cultural knowledge research and prospecting  

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Biodiversity in both developing and developed countries has been accessed for a long time by local communities as well as by outside researchers and corporate prospectors. Such activities are carried out for various purposes. Sometimes plants, animals and habitats are merely described, other times the goal is to extract for profit. These activities have helped to advance knowledge and create awareness of how precious biodiversity is. These activities have also generated many products that contribute to the health and well-being of global consumers, but may not necessarily provide benefits to their original stewards. Research has also focused attention on particular features of biodiversity. Biodiversity has been conserved, both by local community traditions, and by more formal means, with varying degree of effectiveness. One recently proposed means is the Convention on Biological Diversity. That convention has been ratified by large number of countries and has stimulated global concern over this issue. It has provided a framework for conserving biodiversity. At the same time many local communities, NGOs and people`s organizations are advancing alternative ways to conserve biodiversity and cultural diversity. In many places, the conservation of biodiversity and the protection of cultural diversity are inescapably intertwined. Despite strong links between biodiversity and the land and the water management traditions of the 6000 linguistically distinct cultures, the Convention on Biological Diversity focuses on nation-state sovereignty over biodiversity. We believe that local communities should have greater say in whether and how biodiversity is studied, extracted and commercialized. We consider prior informed consent to be a necessary requirement of such explorations, as is equitable sharing of any benefits arising from them.

Churcher, T. [comp.] [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Geography]|[Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States)

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of cultural noise on controlled source electromagnetic resonses of subsurface fractures in resistive terrain  

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Controlled source electromagnetic (CSEM) geophysics has been used with a fair amount of success in near surface hydrogeological studies. Recently, these investigations have been conducted frequently in human impacted field sites containing cultural conductors such as metal fences and buried pipes. Cultural noise adds an element of complexity to the geological interpretation of this type of data. This research investigates the influence of mutual induction between two buried targets in a CSEM experiment. In particular, it looks at the mutual coupling between a buried cultural conductor and a geological heterogeneity. We attempt to isolate the Hz field induced by tertiary currents in targets caused by mutual coupling. This is achieved with a Texas A&M 3D CSEM finite element code, which calculates the secondary Hz fields emanating from a target buried in a halfspace. Buried geological targets and cultural conductors are modeled as volumetric slabs embedded in a halfspace. A series of models have been simulated to study the effect of varying parameters such as target conductivity, transmitter location and shape of a target on the mutual inductance. In each case, the secondary Hz field is calculated for a model with two slabs, and two models with individual slabs. The mutual coupling is calculated by removing the secondary fields from the individual slab models from the response of a two slab model. The calculations of mutual inductance from a variety of such models suggests a complicated interaction of EM fields between the two targets. However, we can explain most of these complexities by adapting a simple approach to Maxwells equations. Although the tertiary Hz field is complicated, it may be useful in the characterization and delineation of electrical heterogeneities in the subsurface, which can then be related to geological features such as fractures or joints. It is seen that the most important factor affecting the mutual coupling is the host conductivity. The results have also shown that mutual coupling is very sensitive to transmitter (TX) location, especially when the TX is positioned near one of the targets.

Fernandes, Roland Anthony Savio

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cross-cultural effects of casualties on foreign policy decision making: South Korea and the United States  

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It is well accepted that casualties incurred as a result of interstate militarized disputes have a significant influence on domestic public opinion and ultimately on foreign policy decision making (FPDM). Although scholars have studied the influence of casualties on FPDM, the major line of research ignores the possibility that different cultural settings may generate different levels of tolerance for human casualties and thereby differentially mediate public reactions. Therefore, I attempt to clarify the impact of cultural factors on interpretation and perception of human casualties in international conflicts by the general public and their implications on consequent foreign policy choices. I specifically examine two socio-cultural factors in the context of two culturally different states, South Korea and the United States. The two cultural factors are (1) the level of individualism vs. collectivism, and (2) the degree of ambiguity intolerance. I argue that the two factors will possibly affect the publics tolerance of human casualties. I expect that they will affect both the process by which members of the two cultures make decisions and their choices. Cross-national experimental design (in South Korea and the United States) and a comparative case study were employed. Regarding the decision choice, I found that the expected number of casualties were considered in different ways by American students and Korean students. Different from my expectation, the Korean students perceived the expected number of casualties more negatively than the American students. With regard to the process of decision making, the empirical results support the hypotheses that the different levels of intolerance of ambiguity, a cultural factor, will have an impact on the decision process. Specifically, Korean students, who are less tolerant of ambiguity, needed less information to reach a final decision than did American students. Overall, although the results did not completely support cultural accounts, cultural explanation has been proven to be a viable ingredient in explaining the different observed patterns of foreign policy decision making. Specifically, a cultural factor, ambiguity intolerance, had an impact on the process rather than the choice. In addition, this study presents some theoretical implications as well as political implications.

Park, Nam Tae

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cell suspension cultures: Establishment, characterization, and application  

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M. M. Mazarei, et al., Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cell suspension cultures: Establishment, charac- terization, and application, Plant Sci. (2011), doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2010.12.010 ARTICLE IN PRESS G Model PSL-8356; No. of Pages 4 Plant Science xxx (2011) xxx-xxx Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Plant Science j o u r n a l h o m e p a g e : w w w . e l s e v i e r . c o m / l o c a t e / p l a n t s c i Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cell suspension cultures: Establishment, characterization, and application Mitra Mazarei a,b,∗ , Hani Al-Ahmad a,1 , Mary R. Rudis a,b , Blake L. Joyce a , C. Neal Stewart Jr. a,b a Department of Plant Sciences, The University of Tennessee, 252 Ellington Plant Sciences, 2431 Joe Johnson Dr., Knoxville, TN 37996, USA b The BioEnergy Science Center (BESC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6026, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received

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Selenite Reduction by a Denitrifying Culture: Batch- and Packed-Bed- Reactor Studies  

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Selenite reduction by a bacterial consortium enriched from an oil refinery waste sludge was studied under denitrifying conditions using acetate as the electron donor. Fed-batch studies with nitrate as the primary electron acceptor showed that accumulation of nitrite led to a decrease in the extent of selenite reduction. Also, when nitrite was added as the primary electron acceptor, rapid selenite reduction was observed only after nitrite was significantly depleted from the medium. These results indicate that selenite reduction was inhibited at high nitrite concentrations. In addition to batch experiments, continuous flow selenite reduction experiments were performed in packed-bed columns using immobilized enrichment cultures. These experiments were carried out in three phases: In phase-I, a continuous nitrate feed with different inlet selenite concentration was applied; in phase-II, nitrate was fed in a pulsed fashion; and in phase-III, nitrate was fed in a continuous mode but at much lower concentrations than the other two phases. During the phase-I experiments, little selenite was removed from the influent. However, when the column was operated in the pulse feed strategy (phase II), or in the continuous mode with low nitrate levels (phase-III), significant quantities of selenium was removed from solution and retained in the immobilization matrix in the column. Thus, immobilized denitrifying cultures can be effective in removing selenium from waste streams, but nitrate-limited operating conditions might be required.

William A. Apel; Sridhar Viamajala; Yared Bereded-Samuel; James N. Petersen

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Catechol oxidation by peroxidase-positive astrocytes in primary culture: an electron spin resonance study  

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In rodents, chronic estrogenization has been shown to induce degeneration of dendrites and myelin figures in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus adjacent to peroxidase-positive astrocyte processes. Because in this brain region estradiol is metabolized to 2-hydroxyestradiol (catecholestrogen), we hypothesized that the latter may be oxidized by the astrocytic peroxidase activity to cytotoxic ortho-semiquinones as occurs in peripheral tissues. Cysteamine induces nonenzymatic peroxidase activity in cultured astroglia identical to that observed in viva. Using electron spin resonance, we demonstrate robust peroxidase-catalyzed oxidation of 2-hydroxyestradiol and dopamine by cysteaminepretreated astrocyte cultures relative to untreated controls. These results implicate the peroxidase-positive astrocytes in the pathogenesis of estradiol-related hypothalamic damage, parkinsonism, and other free-radical-related neurologic disorders. A distinct subpopulation of granule-laden astrocytes exhibiting an affinity for chrome alum hematoxylin and aldehyde fuchsin (Gomori stains) has been described in the periventricular brain of many vertebrates, including humans. Their cytoplasmic inclusions are rich in sulfhydryl groups, emit an orange-red autofluorescence, and stain intensely with diaminobenzidine (DAB), a marker ofendogenous peroxidase activity (Diepen et al., 1954; Creswell et al., 1964; Srebro, 197 1; Goldgefter, 1976; Schipper et al., 1988). Histochemical studies have implicated porphyrins and metalloporphyrins (heme) as the source of the autofluorescence and nonenzymatic peroxidase activity in these cells, respectively

Yashige Kotake; Edward G. Janzen

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comics for Girls? A Study of Shojo and American Girlhood Culture  

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American entertainment often presents heroines who still conform to the confining stereotypes of passivity, docility, sexual objectification, and ultimate dependence on the hero, offering patriarchal narratives in popular culture. This thesis investigates American girlhood entertainment - a subset of popular culture - in comparison to the newly popular genre of Japanese comics, shojo manga, which also targets a girl audience. By focusing on gender issues - power distribution, agency, and gender roles - and utilizing a mixed methodology of rhetorical and quantitative analysis, my research explores the rhetorical devices and narrative structures that empower or constrain heroines, structure power distributions, and assign gender roles. To better understand shojo's recent popularity among teenage girls, this research provides 1) a close critical analysis of shojo texts to examine the messages and rhetorical devices featured in these narratives, and 2) an analysis of audience reception through a participant survey and an analysis of audience-generated message boards. This research participates in Girlhood Studies, Intercultural Studies, and Narrative Criticism as I analyze narratives that target an American girl audience and enact entertainment globalization. My analysis suggests that shojo develops from feminist motives, encourages a pro-feminist reality, and successfully markets itself to an audience of American girls, who form parasocial relationships and wishfully identify with the heroines because of their empowered characteristics and the portrayal of equality within romantic relationships.

Kornfield, Sarah

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interaction of angiotensin II with functional smooth muscle cells in culture  

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In this study the authors report on the characterization of a highly enriched population of cultured vascular smooth muscle cells (SMC) prepared from collagenase-treated medial layer explant outgrowths of rabbit aortae. Studies done on cells from first passage explant outgrowths showed that the cells retain the fine structural features of vascular SMC in situ, can be immunostained with anti-smooth muscle myosin IgG, and bind ({sup 125}I)angiotensin II (ANG II) in a specific and saturable manner with an apparent K{sub d} of 1 nM. Addition of ANG II to the cultures causes obvious shape changes and retraction of cell processes. Electron microscopic autoradiography of cells labeled with ({sup 125}I)ANG II show that the initial site of interaction of ANG II with the SMC is the plasma membrane. The distribution of ANG II receptors among cells in the population was studied using light microscopic autoradiography. The autoradiographical grain density varied among cells in the population ranging from cells that were heavily labeled to those that possessed virtually no label. These data imply that the expression of ANG II receptors may be limited to a certain progeny within the cell population or is a function of their stage within the cell cycle.

Paglin, S.; Stukenbrok, H.; Joyce, N.C.; Jamieson, J.D. (Yale Univ. School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (USA))

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, ISROMAC-14 February 27  

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SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF UNSTEADY FLOW SIMULATION IN A SMALL VAWT hal-00783558,version1-1Feb2013 Author: Numerical simulations, performance coefficient, unsteady simulation, VAWT, vertical axis, wind energy, pitch) horizontal-axis wind turbine (HAWTs) and (ii) vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWTs). Figure 1 shows typical

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Genomic reconstruction of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 metabolism reveals previously uncharacterized machinery for lactate utilization  

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The ability to utilize lactate as a sole source of carbon and energy is one of the key metabolic signatures of Shewanellae, a diverse group of dissimilatory metal reducing bacteria commonly found in aquatic and sedimentary environments. Nonetheless, homology searches failed to recognize orthologs of previously described bacterial D- or L-lactate oxidizing enzymes (Escherichia coli genes dld and lldD) in any of the 13 analyzed genomes of Shewanella spp. Using comparative genomic techniques, we identified a conserved chromosomal gene cluster in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 (locus tag: SO1522-SO1518) containing lactate permease and candidate genes for both D- and L-lactate dehydrogenase enzymes. The predicted D-LDH gene (dldD, SO1521) is a distant homolog of FAD-dependent lactate dehydrogenase from yeast, whereas the predicted L-LDH is encoded by three genes with previously unknown functions (lldEGF, SO1520-19-18). Through a combination of genetic and biochemical techniques, we experimentally confirmed the predicted physiological role of these novel genes in S. oneidensis MR-1 and carried out successful functional validation studies in Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis. We conclusively showed that dldD and lldEFG encode fully functional D-and L-LDH enzymes, which catalyze the oxidation of the respective lactate stereoisomers to pyruvate. Notably, the S. oneidensis MR-1 LldEFG enzyme is the first described example of a multi-subunit lactate oxidase. Comparative analysis of >400 bacterial species revealed the presence of LldEFG and Dld in a broad range of diverse species accentuating the potential importance of these previously unknown proteins in microbial metabolism.

Pinchuk, Grigoriy E.; Rodionov, Dmitry A.; Yang, Chen; Li, Xiaoqing; Osterman, Andrei L.; Dervyn, Etienne; Geydebrekht, Oleg V.; Reed, Samantha B.; Romine, Margaret F.; Collart, Frank R.; Scott, J.; Fredrickson, Jim K.; Beliaev, Alex S.

2009-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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A stoichiometric model of Escherichia coli 's macromolecular synthesis machinery and its integration with metabolism  

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Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pylori. Chapter 10 Glossary Bibliome The collection of

Thiele, Ines

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z