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  1. Are Levels of Democracy Influenced by Mass Attitudes? Testing a Central Premise of the Political Culture Approach

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    Welzel, Christian

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Poland Chile Bulgaria Croatia Albania S. Africa Switzld. S.Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Rep. , Estonia,

  2. albania: Topics by E-print Network

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    Summary: coordinator > University of Tirana, Albania > University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > South East partners > Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania >...

  3. Albania: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnualProperty Edit withTianlinPapersWindeySanta2004)AirwaysourceAlaskaAlaska/WindAlba,Texas:Albania:

  4. Jennifer Tishler Page 1 11/3/2009 H:\\Grants and Fellowships\\Funding Resources for REECAS_2009.docx

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    research for at least three months in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia Language Training Program provides language training in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia

  5. Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania A. Jardin1, F Interpretation in Dumre Area, Albania -- The challenge of seismic exploration in fold and thrust belt settings compte plus importante des données géologiques. Abstract -- Subsalt Depth Seismic Imaging and Structural

  6. Cost Curves for Gas Supply Security: The Case of Bulgaria

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    Silve, Florent; Noël, Pierre

    . Interconnections: 8.64 7.92 14 - 5 Figure 2. Structure of gas consumption by sector, Bulgaria (2007) Figure 3. Structure of heat generation by fuel type, Bulgaria (2007) Figure 4. Electricity generation mix, Bulgaria (2007) Chemical industry 31... to put the vertical dotted line). The government may want to insure the gas consumption of some specific categories of customers, the interruption of which Cost per unit of peak gas consumption insured (m€/mcm/day) Cumulative level of peak gas...

  7. FSU/Eastern Europe: Russia spearheads small upturn

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    NONE

    1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The paper discusses the political and legal scene in Russia, domestic restructuring, exploration, drilling, development by Western companies and by Russian companies, and production. Exploration and development in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Serbia are also discussed.

  8. International Enrollment: Fall 2010 and South Middle North

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    , Vietnam. Europe Other: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria

  9. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prehistoric cereal foods from Greece and Bulgaria: investigation

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    Marinova, Elena

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prehistoric cereal foods from Greece and Bulgaria: investigation of starch prehistoric sites in Greece and Bulgaria has been analysed. A comparative modern set of cooked (&) Department of Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece e-mail: sval

  10. Original article Propolis produced in Bulgaria and Mongolia

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Original article Propolis produced in Bulgaria and Mongolia: phenolic compounds and plant origin V of Chemistry, Ulan Bator, Mongolia (Received 18 March 1991; accepted 11 July 1991) Summary — Phenolic and to some extent from P italica in Bulgaria, and from P suaveolens in Mongolia. propolis / poplar bud

  11. Options for Bulgaria power system extension planning

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    Vassilev, C.; Christov, C.

    1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Under the existing transition to market economy in Bulgaria, the planning of development of electricity generation is among the priorities of the national policy of restructuring and renovation of electricity system in the country. Optimal plans for development of the generation capacity are worked out by means of optimization procedure part of ENPEP package (ELECTRIC module) based on the dynamic programming technique. The optimal plans study three main strategies for development of energy capacities, which have to do with the priority of some type of natural resources--Coal, Natural Gas and Nuclear Energy. The Hydro Power Plant construction and loading schedule for each scenario is different and it harmonized with the maneuverability of other capacities. Coal scenario emphasizes the opportunities for the maximizing of local coal mining, substitution of black coal (energy and coke) import by mining of local coal fields and implementation of efficient and environmentally sound technologies when constructing new thermal power plants. Gas scenario envisages natural gas consumption within the limit of existing capacities of the national and transit pipelines. In this connection, the share of the new generating capacities using combined cycle increases their share. Nuclear scenario assumes increased share of the nuclear units at the expense of local coal mining and natural gas. This is due to the rehabilitation of 1,000 MW units in NPP Kozloduy, completion of a 1,000 MW unit in new NPP and construction of 1--2 new units 600 MW after 2010. The data obtained outlines the perspectives for development of energy generation capacities in Bulgaria for the period 2000--2020, tendencies in the generation structure and the share of each different type of generation units in the structure of electricity generation system. Output information serves as a sound base for conclusions on the advantages and disadvantages of the three strategies.

  12. Absence of a "community" and spatial invisibility: migrants from Albania in Greece and the case of

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Absence of a "community" and spatial invisibility: migrants from Albania in Greece and the case light on the mode of organization of the Albanian immigration in Greece. Firstly we intend to maintain numerous than other foreigner groups in Greece, since they make up almost 58% of the total foreign

  13. BEHIND THE VEIL THE REFORM OF ISLAM IN INTER-WAR ALBANIA

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    Boyer, Edmond

    107 BEHIND THE VEIL THE REFORM OF ISLAM IN INTER-WAR ALBANIA OR THE SEARCH FOR A "MODERN" of the country. The dominant role of secularist elites paved the way for the "reform of Islam." This process in the organization and reform of official religious institutions. For example, it interfered in the organization

  14. BCI 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria Nikolina Ilieva Nikolova 263

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    and Sciences, 52, Bigla Str., 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria e-mail: nnikolova@npmg.org The Innovative Didactics via web Didactics via Web Based Learning project was started. It was initiated as a Socrates European program project, supported by the Minerva subprogram [4]. The project Innovative Didactics via Web Based Learning

  15. A new species of Criotherium (Bovidae, Mammalia) from the late Miocene of Bulgaria Denis Geraads 1

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    . The genus was previously known to definitely occur only in Samos (Greece) and Kemiklitepe (Western Turkey-words: Mammalia, Bovidae, Ovibovini, late Miocene, Bulgaria, Balkan peninsula. INTRODUCTION Criotherium

  16. Advancing our Nuclear Collaboration with the Czech Republic ...

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    our Nuclear Collaboration with the Czech Republic Advancing our Nuclear Collaboration with the Czech Republic September 28, 2011 - 5:36pm Addthis President Obama addresses a crowd...

  17. Statutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

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    Krejcí, Pavel

    Statutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic The Government of the Czech Republic of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Preamble The Academy Assembly of the Academy of Sciences, to the Act on the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic1 and to other legal regulations pertaining

  18. Passive solar systems performance under conditions in Bulgaria

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    Lekov, A.B.; Balcomb, J.D.

    1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper presents energy performance of 12 passive solar systems for three climatically different zones of Bulgaria. The results are compared with a base-case residential house that has a design typical for these areas. The different passive solar systems are compared on the basis of the percentage of solar savings and the yield, which is the annual net benefit of adding the passive solar system. The analyses are provided based on monthly meteorological data, and the method used for calculations is the Solar Load Ratio. Recommendations for Bulgarian conditions are given. 5 refs., 4 figs., 1 tab.

  19. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    regressions on family ties Croatia Algeria Finland SwedenCzech Republic Bulgaria Croatia Algeria Saudi Arabia CzechSweden Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Germany Netherlands Denmark

  20. To be published in Gentiana Kera, Andreas Hemming & Enriketa Pandelejmoni (eds.), Historical-Anthropological Studies on Albania. Aspects of Albanian Society in the 20th Century.

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    true of factions in Communist and post-Communist political life, which are described activities, in Albania as elsewhere2 . That organised crime and political factions should not be confused

  1. Age of Variscan magmatism from the Balkan sector of the orogen, central Bulgaria

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    Age of Variscan magmatism from the Balkan sector of the orogen, central Bulgaria Charles W in the Balkan sector of the Variscan orogen (Central Bulgaria) constrain the ages of magmatism to the interval granodiorite (304.6F4.0 Ma) from the Balkan Terrane, and the Smilovene (304.1F5.5 Ma) and Hisara (303.5F3.3 Ma

  2. Fresh and Spent Nuclear Fuel Repatriation from the IRT-2000 Research Reactor Facility, Sofia, Bulgaria

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    K. J. Allen; T. G. Apostolov; I. S. Dimitrov

    2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The IRT 2000 research reactor, operated by the Bulgarian Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy (INRNE), safely shipped all of their Russian-origin nuclear fuel from the Republic of Bulgaria to the Russian Federation beginning in 2003 and completing in 2008. These fresh and spent fuel shipments removed all highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Bulgaria. The fresh fuel was shipped by air in December 2003 using trucks and a commercial cargo aircraft. One combined spent fuel shipment of HEU and low enriched uranium (LEU) was completed in July 2008 using high capacity VPVR/M casks transported by truck, barge, and rail. The HEU shipments were assisted by the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return Program (RRRFR) and the LEU spent fuel shipment was funded by Bulgaria. This report describes the work, approvals, organizations, equipment, and agreements required to complete these shipments and concludes with several major lessons learned.

  3. Increasing Electricity Trading and Environmental Sustainability in the

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    Ginzel, Matthew

    · Montenegro · Albania · Kosovo GPRI MMAK Electrification Project 3 Phase 0: Goal · Goal: Produce a prototype 29.5-37.6Billi on Scope: Albania, B&H, Bulgaria, Croatia, UNMIK, FYRM, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia

  4. Approach of Czech regulatory body to LBB

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    Tendera, P.

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    At present there are two NPPs equipped with PWR units in Czech Republic. The Dukovany, NPP is about ten years in operation (four units 440 MW - WWBFL model 213) and Tomelin NPP is under construction (two units 1000 MW - WWER model 320). Both NPPs were built to Soviet design and according to Soviet regulations and standards but most of equipment for primary circuits was supplied by home manufacturers. The objective of the Czech LBB program is to prove the LBB status of the primary piping systems of there NPPs and the LBB concept is a part of strategy to meet western style safety standards. The reason for the Czech LBB project is a lack of some standard safety Facilities too. For both Dukovany and Tomelin NPPs a full LBB analysis should be carried out. The application of LBB to the piping system should be also a cost effective means to avoid installations of pipe whip restraints and jet shields. The Czech regulatory body issued non-mandatory requirement, {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} which is in compliance with national legal documents and which is based on the US NRC Regulatory Procedures and US standards (ASMF CODE, ANSI). The requirement has been published in the document {open_quotes}Safety of Nuclear Facilities{close_quotes} No 1/1991 as {open_quotes}Requirements on the Content and Format of Safety Reports and their Supplements{close_quote} and consist of two parts (1) procedure for obtaining proof of evidence {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} (2) leak detection systems for the pressurized reactor primary circuit. At present some changes concerning both parts of the above document will be introduced. The reasons for this modifications will be presented.

  5. Approach for Czech regulatory body to LBB

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    Tendera, P. [State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS), Prague (Czech Republic)

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    At present there are two NPPs equipped with PWR units in Czech Republic. The Dukovany NPP is about ten years in operation (four units 440 MW - WWER model 213) and Temelin NPP is under construction (two units 1000 MW-WWER model 320). Both NPPs were built to Soviet design and according to Soviet regulations and standards but most of equipment for primary circuits was supplied by home manufactures. The objective for the Czech LBB programme is to prove the LBB status of the primary piping systems of these NPPs and the LBB concept is a part of strategy to meet western style safety standards. The reason for the Czech LBB project is a lack of some standard safety facilities, too. For both Dukovany and Temolin NPPs a full LBB analysis should be carried out. The application of LBB to the piping system should be also a cost effective means to avoid installations of pipe whip restraints and jet shields. The Czech regulatory body issued non-mandatory requirement {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} which is in compliance with national legal documents and which is based on the US NRC Regulatory Procedures and US standards (ASME, CODE, ANSI). The requirement has been published in the document {open_quotes}Safety of Nuclear Facilities{close_quotes} No. 1/1991 as {open_quotes}Requirements on the Content and Format of Safety Reports and their Supplements{close_quotes} and consists of two parts (1) procedure for obtaining proof of evidence {open_quotes}Leak Before Break{close_quotes} (2) leak detection systems for the pressurized reactor primary circuit. At present some changes concerning both parts of the above document will be introduced. The reasons for this modifications will be presented.

  6. Co-operation agreement between the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Government of Albania concerning Scientific and Technical Co-operation in High-Energy Physics

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    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Co-operation agreement between the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Government of Albania concerning Scientific and Technical Co-operation in High-Energy Physics

  7. RUSSIAN-ORIGIN HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL SHIPMENT FROM BULGARIA

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    Kelly Cummins; Igor Bolshinsky; Ken Allen; Tihomir Apostolov; Ivaylo Dimitrov

    2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In July 2008, the Global Threat Reduction Initiative and the IRT 2000 research reactor in Sofia, Bulgaria, operated by the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy (INRNE), safely shipped 6.4 kilograms of Russian origin highly enriched uranium (HEU) spent nuclear fuel (SNF) to the Russian Federation. The shipment, which resulted in the removal of all HEU from Bulgaria, was conducted by truck, barge, and rail modes of transport across two transit countries before reaching the final destination at the Production Association Mayak facility in Chelyabinsk, Russia. This paper describes the work, equipment, organizations, and approvals that were required to complete the spent fuel shipment and provides lessons learned that might assist other research reactor operators with their own spent nuclear fuel shipments.

  8. Czech Sun sro | Open Energy Information

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  9. A cseh szak 50 éve (1955–2005) (50 years of the Czech Department 1955–2005).

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    Janiec-Nyitrai, Agnieszka

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    such as poems published on the Internet. In his study devoted to Czech cinematography, The Preservation of Values and Renewal, László Kovács also surveys new ten- dencies in Czech culture. He tries to explain how Czech cinematography successfully dealt...

  10. United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear...

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    was also recently demonstrated by the conversion of the e reactor to low-enriched uranium and subsequent removal of all remaining highly-enriched uranium from the Czech...

  11. Tax Morale and Conditional Cooperation

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    Frey, Bruno S.; Torgler, Benno

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Estonia, Ukraine, Russia, Croatia, Slovakia, Greece, andBelarus Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic -0.282*** -5.74 -Republic, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Poland exhibit relatively

  12. Stories of the Twentieth Century for the Twenty-First

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    Gourinchas, Pierre-Olivier; Obstfeld, Maurice

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary,Ukraine, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia allChile China Columbia Croatia Dominican Republic Ecuador

  13. Safety Assessment for the Kozloduy National Disposal Facility in Bulgaria - 13507

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    Biurrun, E.; Haverkamp, B. [DBE TECHNOLOGY GmbH, Eschenstr. 55, D-31224 Peine (Germany)] [DBE TECHNOLOGY GmbH, Eschenstr. 55, D-31224 Peine (Germany); Lazaro, A.; Miralles, A. [Westinghouse Electric Spain SAR, Padilla 17, E-28006 Madrid (Spain)] [Westinghouse Electric Spain SAR, Padilla 17, E-28006 Madrid (Spain); Stefanova, I. [SERAW, 52 A Dimitrov Blvd, 6 Fl., 1797 Sofia (Bulgaria)] [SERAW, 52 A Dimitrov Blvd, 6 Fl., 1797 Sofia (Bulgaria)

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Due to the early decommissioning of four Water-Water Energy Reactors (WWER) 440-V230 reactors at the Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) near the city of Kozloduy in Bulgaria, large amounts of low and intermediate radioactive waste will arise much earlier than initially scheduled. In or-der to manage the radioactive waste from the early decommissioning, Bulgaria has intensified its efforts to provide a near surface disposal facility at Radiana with the required capacity. To this end, a project was launched and assigned in international competition to a German-Spanish consortium to provide the complete technical planning including the preparation of the Intermediate Safety Assessment Report. Preliminary results of operational and long-term safety show compliance with the Bulgarian regulatory requirements. The long-term calculations carried out for the Radiana site are also a good example of how analysis of safety assessment results can be used for iterative improvements of the assessment by pointing out uncertainties and areas of future investigations to reduce such uncertainties in regard to the potential radiological impact. The computer model used to estimate the long-term evolution of the future repository at Radiana predicted a maximum total annual dose for members of the critical group, which is carried to approximately 80 % by C-14 for a specific ingestion pathway. Based on this result and the outcome of the sensitivity analysis, existing uncertainties were evaluated and areas for reasonable future investigations to reduce these uncertainties were identified. (authors)

  14. Radioactive Releases Impact from Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, Bulgaria into the Environment

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    Genchev, G. T.; Kuleff, I.; Tanev, N. T.; Delistoyanova, E. S.; Guentchev, T.

    2002-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

    The aim of this paper is to present a general overview of the radioactive releases impact generated by Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), Bulgaria to the environment and public. The liquid releases presented are known as the so called controlled water discharges, that are generated after reprocessing of the inevitable accumulated liquid radioactive waste in the plant operation process. The radionuclides containing in the liquid releases are given in the paper as a result of systematic measuring. Database for radiation doses evaluation on the public around Kozloduy NPP site is developed using IAEA LADTAP computerized program. The computer code LADTAP represents realization of a model that evaluates the public dose as a result of NPP releases under normal operation conditions. The results of this evaluation were the basic licensing document for a new liquid release limit.

  15. Microsoft Word - Final Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  16. Microsoft PowerPoint - 8_Martyn_NMMSS_2013_Foreign Obligations...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The...

  17. Microsoft PowerPoint - 10_ROSE_MARTYN_UPDATED_NMMSS_2014_Foreign...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The...

  18. Microsoft PowerPoint - 6_Mitch Hembree_Monday 5-20 1115 NMMSS...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  19. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2A_Wednesday 5-22 830 NMMSS_2013_Presentation...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  20. Czech Archaeologists in Uzbekistan Discover Bronze Age Irrigation System

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Czech Archaeologists in Uzbekistan Discover Bronze Age Irrigation System Compiled 20.11.2014 16 they discovered was settlements dating back to the Iron and Bronze Ages, including a well-preserved irrigation system. The Paschurt Valley is located in the south of Uzbekistan, a country which has become

  1. Essays on Political Economy of Religion

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    Grigoriadis, Theocharis Nikolaou

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Macedonia Vote percentage Montenegro Germany Year Source:Lithuania Spain-UC Ireland Spain-LC Albania MontenegroSlovakia Montenegro Czech Republic-LC Denmark Liberal

  2. Agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Czech...

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    Agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade for Cooperation in Civilian Nuclear Energy Research & Development Agreement between the...

  3. Conceptual approach to radioactive waste management in Czech Republic

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    Marek, J. [Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Prague (Czech Republic)

    1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The need, initiation and commencing of work on the creation of the Czech national policy and strategy of radioactive waste management is presented in this paper. The main steps of the national concept are defined in agreement with the worldwide approved approach, keeping the goal to reach all international standards in radioactive waste management. The description of the financial expenses of radwaste activities is also briefly discussed.

  4. Ris-R-1322 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-

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    Risř-R-1322 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know- how Transfer Project Interim Report 2002 Ole The progress of the Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-how Trans- fer Project is reported. The know-how transfer component of the project has consisted in performing a wind resource training workshop for about 13 indi

  5. Ris-R-1447 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-

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    Risř-R-1447 (EN) Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know- how Transfer Project Final Report Ole Rathmann of the Danish-Czech Wind Resource Know-how Transfer Project is reported. The know-how transfer component of the project has con- sisted in performing a wind resource training workshop for about 13 individuals from

  6. Involvement of the Czech environmental movements in the European game: which impact on their repertory of

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    73 Involvement of the Czech environmental movements in the European game: which impact observe that each country is embedded in its own history. Communism for example, has been experienced. In my own case, these issues have been analysed using Czech environmental actors. #12;Social Movement

  7. Verbal Aspect and Negation in Russian and Czech

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    Dickey, Stephen M.; Kresin, Susan C.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    napisal novoe pis'mo, serde?no poblagodaril otca, skrupulezno pere?islil svoi minimal'nye rasxody i pokazal, kak čto malo. Otec s prokljatijami dobavil desjat' rublej. Bol'še iz nego Alik ne vyžal pf . (Rus; Meril 1985: 132–33) ‘Alik wrote a new... not spoil it.’ Aspect and Negation in Russian and Czech 24 (13) a. Otec ne razrešal ipf emu privodit' v dom devušek, no do?' narodnogo komisara — šutka skazat'! Takoj u Jurija ne bylo. (Rus; DA: 40) b. Otec Jurovi nedovoloval ipf , aby si...

  8. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite. Task 3.6, Volume 1

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The US has invested heavily in research, development, and demonstration of efficient and environmentally acceptable technologies for the use of coal. The US has the opportunity to use its leadership position to market a range of advanced coal-based technologies internationally. For example, coal mining output in the Czech Republic has been decreasing. This decrease in demand can be attributed mainly to the changing structure of the Czech economy and to environmental constraints. The continued production of energy from indigenous brown coals is a major concern for the Czech Republic. The strong desire to continue to use this resource is a challenge. The Energy and Environmental Research Center undertook two major efforts recently. One effort involved an assessment of opportunities for commercialization of US coal technologies in the Czech Republic. This report is the result of that effort. The technology assessment focused on the utilization of Czech brown coals. These coals are high in ash and sulfur, and the information presented in this report focuses on the utilization of these brown coals in an economically and environmentally friendly manner. Sections 3--5 present options for utilizing the as-mined coal, while Sections 6 and 7 present options for upgrading and generating alternative uses for the lignite. Contents include Czech Republic national energy perspectives; powering; emissions control; advanced power generation systems; assessment of lignite-upgrading technologies; and alternative markets for lignite.

  9. Filip Sroubek Curriculum Vitae B.S. (Computer Science) 1996, Czech Technical University, Dept. of Computer Science and

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    Savicky, Petr

    , thesis: "Simulation and 3D Visualization of Atomic Collision Cascades", Czech Technical University, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic. · Ph.D. 2003, thesis: "Image Fusion via Multichannel Blind Deconvolution", supervisor: Prof. Jan Flusser, Charles University, School of Computer

  10. CONTAMINATION OF CZECH RIVERS AND DREISSENA POLYMORPHA WITH PCBs FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE ORTHO SIDE CHLORINATED

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    CONTAMINATION OF CZECH RIVERS AND DREISSENA POLYMORPHA WITH PCBs FROM THE POINT OF VIEW. This is the reason that some parts of the Czech Republic are still contaminated with PCB. Materials and methods-chlorinated biphenyls (CBs) are highly prevailing, however, for the case of the river Morava main contaminating

  11. A state, characteristics, and perspectives of the Czech combined heating and power (CHP) systems

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    Kadrnozka, J. [Technical Univ. of Brno (Czech Republic)

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The combined production of electricity and heat is a significant method for saving primary energy sources like fossil fuels, as well as reducing the production of CO{sub 2} and its emission to the atmosphere. The paper discusses the total efficiency of combined heat and power generation (CHP), comparing various types of CHP plants. The paper then describes the situation in the Czech Republic with regard to their centralized heat supply. The author concludes that there is no simple way to rebuild the Czech CHP systems, and that it would be better to start construction on more modern plants. He lists several starting principles to follow in the planning and design stage.

  12. Site Selection and Geological Research Connected with High Level Waste Disposal Programme in the Czech Republic

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    Tomas, J.

    2003-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Attempts to solve the problem of high-level waste disposal including the spent fuel from nuclear power plants have been made in the Czech Republic for over the 10 years. Already in 1991 the Ministry of Environment entitled The Czech Geological Survey to deal with the siting of the locality for HLW disposal and the project No. 3308 ''The geological research of the safe disposal of high level waste'' had started. Within this project a sub-project ''A selection of perspective HLW disposal sites in the Bohemian Massif'' has been elaborated and 27 prospective areas were identified in the Czech Republic. This selection has been later narrowed to 8 areas which are recently studied in more detail. As a parallel research activity with siting a granitic body Melechov Massif in Central Moldanubian Pluton has been chosen as a test site and the 1st stage of research i.e. evaluation and study of its geological, hydrogeological, geophysical, tectonic and structural properties has been already completed. The Melechov Massif was selected as a test site after the recommendation of WATRP (Waste Management Assessment and Technical Review Programme) mission of IAEA (1993) because it represents an area analogous with the host geological environment for the future HLW and spent fuel disposal in the Czech Republic, i.e. variscan granitoids. It is necessary to say that this site would not be in a locality where the deep repository will be built, although it is a site suitable for oriented research for the sampling and collection of descriptive data using up to date and advanced scientific methods. The Czech Republic HLW and spent fuel disposal programme is now based on The Concept of Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel Management (''Concept'' hereinafter) which has been prepared in compliance with energy policy approved by Government Decree No. 50 of 12th January 2000 and approved by the Government in May 2002. Preparation of the Concept was required, amongst other reasons in connection with preparations for the Czech Republic's accession to the European Union and in connection with the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management adopted under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency, which was signed by the Czech Republic in 1997. According to the approved Concept it is expected that a deep geological repository in the Czech Republic will be built in granitic rocks.

  13. Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Steering Group Members Approve...

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    Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria,...

  14. Czech Phycology, Olonwuc, J: 41-52, 200J 41 Aigae and cyanoprokaryotic species from peat

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    Czech Phycology, Olonwuc, J: 41-52, 200J 41 Aigae and cyanoprokaryotic species from peat bogs peat bogs and backwatersin Bohemia. Localities in the vicinity of the reservoir and in the core zone microbiotopes (Table 1) in the following investigated areas: acidophilous peat bog Mrtvý Iuh, Smrčinský

  15. Czech Phycology, Olomouc, 6: 99-110, 2006 99 Benthic algal communities and their ecology in

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    Czech Phycology, Olomouc, 6: 99-110, 2006 99 Benthic algal communities and their ecology and mountain streams, oligotrophic and electrolyt poor waters, aero-terrestric habitats and sandstone or silica Park Bohemian Switzerland (NPBS) is geologically composed of nutrient poor silica sandstones with acid

  16. BOHEMIAN VOICE: CONTENTION, BROTHERHOOD AND JOURNALISM AMONG CZECH PEOPLE IN AMERICA, 1860-1910

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    Chroust, David Z.

    2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

    -century, a stable group of men made Czech-language journalism and publishing in America. They included Karel Jon?? in Wisconsin, V?clav ?najdr in Cleveland, Franti?ek Boleslav Zdr?bek and August Geringer in Chicago, and Jan Rosick? in Omaha. Students...

  17. Coal home heating and environmental tobacco smoke in relation to lower respiratory illness in Czech children, from birth to 3 years of age

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    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in the Czech setting, where coal is still com- monly used inwe found exposure to coal home heating and ETS increasewell studied, residential coal combustion in economically

  18. Overview of large scale experiments performed within the LBB project in the Czech Republic

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    Kadecka, P.; Lauerova, D. [Nuclear Research Institute, Rez (Czechoslovakia)

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    During several recent years NRI Rez has been performing the LBB analyses of safety significant primary circuit pipings of NPPs in Czech and Slovak Republics. The analyses covered the NPPs with reactors WWER 440 Type 230 and 213 and WWER 1000 Type 320. Within the relevant LBB projects undertaken with the aim to prove the fulfilling of the requirements of LBB, a series of large scale experiments were performed. The goal of these experiments was to verify the properties of the components selected, and to prove the quality and/or conservatism of assessments used in the LBB-analyses. In this poster, a brief overview of experiments performed in Czech Republic under guidance of NRI Rez is presented.

  19. 1 EUROSURVEILLANCE Vol . 13 Issues 79 JulSep 2008 www.eurosurveillance.org E uro roun du p s

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    in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Russia, Serbia and Slovenia in the EU, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Norway, Russia and Switzerland, a questionnaire was sent to all 30 members

  20. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite task 3.6. Topical report

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Major reforms in the Czech energy sector have been initiated to reverse 40 years of central planning, subsidized energy pricing, unchecked pollution from coal-fired plants, concerns over nuclear safety and fuel cycle management, and dependence on the former U.S.S.R. for oil, gas, and nuclear fuel processing. Prices for electricity, heat, and natural gas paid by industry are close to western levels, but subsidized prices for households are as much as 40% lower and below economic cost. State control of major energy enterprises is being reduced by moving toward government-regulated, investor-owned companies to raise needed capital, but with a strategic stake retained by the state. Foreign firms will participate in privatization, but they are not expected to acquire a controlling interest in Czech energy companies. Economic conditions in the Czech Republic are now improving after the disruptions caused by restructuring since 1989 and separation of the former Czech and Slovak Federal Republics in January 1993. The downturn in the economy after 1989 was concentrated in energy-intensive heavy industry, and recovery is paced by consumer trade, services, light industry and construction. Energy use in relation to gross domestic product (GDP) has declined, but it is still significantly higher than in OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries. The GDP increased by 2% in 1994 after dropping 22% between 1989 and 1993. A positive balance of payments has been achieved, with foreign investment offsetting a small trade deficit. The government`s external debt is only 4% of GDP. This report studies the application of lignite resources within the newly formulated energy policies of the republic, in light of a move toward privatization and stronger air pollution regulations. Lignite has represented the major energy source for the country.

  1. Mandated monitoring of post-project impacts in the Czech EIA

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    Branis, Martin [Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2 (Czech Republic)]. E-mail: branis@natur.cuni.cz; Christopoulos, Stamatios [Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2 (Czech Republic)

    2005-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Altogether, 801 documents of consent (50% of all) issued under the EIA Act No. 244/1992 by the competent authorities in the Czech Republic between 1993 and 2001 were studied. The aim of the analysis was to find and characterize conditions prescribing to the developer to perform ex-ante and ex-post monitoring of potential impacts of projects submitted for approval. It was found that each of the studied documents (standpoints) contained on average three to four conditions prescribing to collect data on various environmental factors during the preparation, implementation and/or operation phase of the development in question. The number of monitoring conditions contained in the standpoints issued by the Ministry of Environment as well as by the District Offices increased during the period studied from about two to five per project indicating a growing interest in and/or need to obtaining such data. Even though there is a good legal background for collecting monitoring data from implementation and operation phase of new developments, the Czech EIA Act (similarly as EIA acts in other countries) does not provide any practical background for this activity. Without relevant institutional, personal and financial support the possibility to impose post-project monitoring to the developer remains rather a challenge to, not advantage of the Czech EIA Act.

  2. Estimation of end of life mobile phones generation: The case study of the Czech Republic

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    Polak, Milos, E-mail: mpolak@remasystem.cz; Drapalova, Lenka

    2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer In this paper, we define lifespan of mobile phones and estimate their average total lifespan. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The estimation of lifespan distribution is based on large sample of EoL mobile phones. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Total lifespan of Czech mobile phones is surprisingly long, exactly 7.99 years. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer In the years 2010-20, about 26.3 million pieces of EoL mobile phones will be generated in the Czech Republic. - Abstract: The volume of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been rapidly growing in recent years. In the European Union (EU), legislation promoting the collection and recycling of WEEE has been in force since the year 2003. Yet, both current and recently suggested collection targets for WEEE are completely ineffective when it comes to collection and recycling of small WEEE (s-WEEE), with mobile phones as a typical example. Mobile phones are the most sold EEE and at the same time one of appliances with the lowest collection rate. To improve this situation, it is necessary to assess the amount of generated end of life (EoL) mobile phones as precisely as possible. This paper presents a method of assessment of EoL mobile phones generation based on delay model. Within the scope of this paper, the method has been applied on the Czech Republic data. However, this method can be applied also to other EoL appliances in or outside the Czech Republic. Our results show that the average total lifespan of Czech mobile phones is surprisingly long, exactly 7.99 years. We impute long lifespan particularly to a storage time of EoL mobile phones at households, estimated to be 4.35 years. In the years 1990-2000, only 45 thousands of EoL mobile phones were generated in the Czech Republic, while in the years 2000-2010 the number grew to 6.5 million pieces and it is estimated that in the years 2010-2020 about 26.3 million pieces will be generated. Current European legislation sets targets on collection and recycling of WEEE in general, but no specific collection target for EoL mobile phone exists. In the year 2010 only about 3-6% of Czech EoL mobile phones were collected for recovery and recycling. If we make similar estimation using an estimated average EU value, then within the next 10 years about 1.3 billion of EoL mobile phones would be available for recycling in the EU. This amount contains about 31 tonnes of gold and 325 tonnes of silver. Since Europe is dependent on import of many raw materials, efficient recycling of EoL products could help reduce this dependence. To set a working system of collection, it will be necessary to set new and realistic collection targets.

  3. Engineering and economical aspects of selection of coal conveying system in Czech underground mines

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    Polak, J.; Drozdek, K. [VSB-Technical Univ., Ostrava (Czech Republic)

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Coal, rock and material conveying and men-riding presently represent the critical activities of the mining process. Coal when cut out in the face is continually transported towards the expedition from a mine. The selection of coal conveying system from face to the skip complex or directly to the surface depends mainly on the quantity of coal conveyed, the hauling distance, the local and time concentration of production and the lifetime of a system. Possibilities of belt conveying and combined belt conveying and locomotive haulage, used in Czech coal mines, are analyzed from the point of view of technological advantages and disadvantages and compared according to the economic parameters.

  4. ICPIG, July 15-20, 2007, Prague, Czech Republi Negative streamer fronts: comparison of particle and fluid models and

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    Ebert, Ute

    that propagates into non-ionized matter. Streamers are used in industrial applications such as ozone generation28th ICPIG, July 15-20, 2007, Prague, Czech Republi Negative streamer fronts: comparison be generated during early stages of the lighting event. Both questions require a fully kinetic description

  5. Fottea 8(2): 133146, 2008 133 Epipelic cyanobacteria and algae: a case study from Czech ponds

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    Fottea 8(2): 133­146, 2008 133 Epipelic cyanobacteria and algae: a case study from Czech ponds Petr and algae (particularly desmids). Altogether 45 sediment samples were taken at ponds covering a p and various protozoa, feeding on epipelic algae (Amoeba, Urceolus cyclostomus). Key words: epipelon

  6. Lyapunov exponents for 2-D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Lyapunov exponents for 2-D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Summary The Lyapunov exponents asymptotically quantify the ex- ponential divergence of rays. The \\Lyapunov exponent" for a nite 2-D ray and the average \\Lyapunov exponents

  7. Lyapunov exponents for 2D ray tracing without interfaces Ludek Klimes \\Lambda , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Lyapunov exponents for 2­D ray tracing without interfaces LudŸek KlimeŸs \\Lambda , Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Summary The Lyapunov exponents asymptotically quantify the ex­ ponential divergence of rays. The ``Lyapunov exponent'' for a finite 2­D ray and the average

  8. NUCLEAR INFORMATION AND RESOURCE SERVICE

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    Laughlin, Robert B.

    Green Policy Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria Ekograd Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Arkzin d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia Eko Kvarner, Njivice, Croatia CEE Bankwatch Network, Praha, Czech Republic South Bohemian Mothers

  9. Consolidation of Democracy in Postcommunist Europe

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    Bandelj, Nina; Radu, Bogdan

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Bulgaria (1990-2002), Croatia (1992- 2002), Czech Republic (in 2001, while Romania and Croatia have yet to do so. Togovernment. In cases of Croatia during Tudjman’s presidency

  10. www.princeton.edu/admission Profile 201011

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    Bou-Zeid, Elie

    goals. At Princeton, we are committed to identifying students who possess the academic ability, energy Belgium Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile China Czech Republic El Salvador France Georgia Germany Ghana

  11. Tapping the Potential for Energy Efficiency: The Role of ESCOs in the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Russia

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    Evans, Meredydd

    2000-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Energy service companies have played a significant role in stimulating energy efficiency in many industrialized countries, including the United States. Many policymakers and development experts consider energy performance contracting an important mechanism for boosting energy efficiency in other countries as well. The experience of ESCOs in transition economies, however, is decidedly mixed. The Czech Republic has been able to foster a thriving ESCO industry with numerous players competing for business, although ESCOs have encountered problems along the way. In Russia and Ukraine, ESCOs have developed slowly, and few true performance contracts exist. This paper reviews the experience of ESCOs in the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Russia and then explores the factors shaping the diverse trends in these countries. The paper draws on the experience of the national energy efficiency centers, development banks, bilateral assistance organizations and individual ESCOs in promoting ESCO industries. Factors that have influenced ESCOs to date include the economy, the price of energy, the financial situation of potential clients, the legislative basis for ESCO activities, the business experience of ESCO staff and access to information about the ESCO concept. Financing has also proven to be a critical factor in developing ESCOs. Lack of project financing and guarantees, for example, is a major problem in the former Soviet Union. The paper concludes by drawing recommendations for policymakers and industry on promoting ESCOs.

  12. Coal upgrading program for Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic: Task 8.3. Topical report, October 1994--August 1995

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    Young, B.C.; Musich, M.A.

    1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coal has been a major energy source in the Czech Republic given its large coal reserves, especially brown coal and lignite (almost 4000 million metric tons) and smaller reserves of hard, mainly bituminous, coal (over 800 million tons). Political changes since 1989 have led to the reassessment of the role of coal in the future economy as increasing environmental regulations affect the use of the high-sulfur and high-ash brown coal and lignite as well as the high-ash hard coal. Already, the production of brown coal has declined from 87 million metric tons per year in 1989 to 67 million metric tons in 1993 and is projected to decrease further to 50 million metric tons per year of brown coal by the year 2000. As a means of effectively utilizing its indigenous coal resources, the Czech Republic is upgrading various technologies, and these are available at different stages of development, demonstration, and commercialization. The purpose of this review is to provide a database of information on applicable technologies that reduce the impact of gaseous (SO{sub 2}, NO{sub x}, volatile organic compounds) and particulate emissions from the combustion of coal in district and residential heating systems.

  13. Conference on alternatives for pollution control from coal-fired low emission sources, Plzen, Czech Republic. Plzen Proceedings

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    Not Available

    1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Conference on Alternatives for Pollution Control from Coal-Fired Emission Sources presented cost-effective approaches for pollution control of low emission sources (LES). It also identified policies and strategies for implementation of pollution control measures at the local level. Plzen, Czech Republic, was chosen as the conference site to show participants first hand the LES problems facing Eastern Europe today. Collectively, these Proceedings contain clear reports on: (a) methods for evaluating the cost effectiveness of alternative approaches to control pollution from small coal-fired boilers and furnaces; (b) cost-effective technologies for controlling pollution from coal-fired boilers and furnaces; (c) case studies of assessment of cost effective pollution control measures for selected cities in eastern Europe; and (d) approaches for actually implementing pollution control measures in cities in Eastern Europe. It is intended that the eastern/central European reader will find in these Proceedings useful measures that can be applied to control emissions and clean the air in his city or region. The conference was sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (AID), the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade. Selected papers have been indexed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.

  14. Proceedings CIEAEM 58 SRNI, Czech Republic, July 9-15, 2006 "Quaderni di Ricerca in Didattica (Matematica)", Supplemento n. 3, 2009.

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    Spagnolo, Filippo

    ) CIEAEM 58 ­SRNI, Czech Republic, July 9-15, 2006 CONTEXT CALLS ON AXIOLOGY Paolo Longoni, "Didactics and teachers, as to as acquire the properties of a specific school of didactics of mathe- matics. Paper folding itself for the peculiarity of its specific temporal scanning. This latter has a strong didactical meaning

  15. 1993 International conference on nuclear waste management and environmental remediation, Prague, Czech Republic, September 5--11, 1993. Combined foreign trip report

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    Slate, S.C. [comp.; Allen, R.E. [ed.

    1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of the trip was to attend the 1993 International Conference on Nuclear Waste Management and Environmental Remediation. The principal objective of this conference was to facilitate a truly international exchange of information on the management of nuclear wastes as well as contaminated facilities and sites emanating from nuclear operations. The conference was sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Czech and Slovak Mechanical Engineering Societies, and the Czech and Slovak Nuclear Societies in cooperation with the Commission of the European Communities, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the OECD Nuclear Agency. The conference was cosponsored by the American Nuclear Society, the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, the Canadian Nuclear Society, the (former USSR) Nuclear Society, and the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. This was the fourth in a series of biennial conferences, which started in Hong Kong, in 1987. This report summarizes shared aspects of the trip; however, each traveler`s observations and recommendations are reported separately.

  16. Successful Completion of the Largest Shipment of Russian Research Reactor High-Enriched Uranium Spent Nuclear Fuel from Czech Republic to Russian Federation

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    Michael Tyacke; Dr. Igor Bolshinsky; Jeff Chamberlin

    2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    On December 8, 2007, the largest shipment of high-enriched uranium spent nuclear fuel was successfully made from a Russian-designed nuclear research reactor in the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation. This accomplishment is the culmination of years of planning, negotiations, and hard work. The United States, Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency have been working together on the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) Program in support of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative. In February 2003, RRRFR Program representatives met with the Nuclear Research Institute in Rež, Czech Republic, and discussed the return of their high-enriched uranium spent nuclear fuel to the Russian Federation for reprocessing. Nearly 5 years later, the shipment was made. This paper discusses the planning, preparations, coordination, and cooperation required to make this important international shipment.

  17. The changing character of household waste in the Czech Republic between 1999 and 2009 as a function of home heating methods

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    Doležalová, Markéta, E-mail: mdolezalova@email.cz [Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Benatska 2, 128 01 Prague 2 (Czech Republic); Benešová, Libuše [Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Benatska 2, 128 01 Prague 2 (Czech Republic); Závodská, Anita [School of Adult and Continuing Education, Barry University, 8001 SW 36th Street, Suite #1, Davie, FL 33328 (United States)

    2013-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Highlights: • The character of household waste in the three different types of households were assesed. • The quantity, density and composition of household waste were determined. • The physicochemical characteristics were determined. • The changing character of household waste during past 10 years was described. • The potential of energy recovery of household waste in Czech republic was assesed. - Abstract: The authors of this paper report on the changing character of household waste, in the Czech Republic between 1999 and 2009 in households differentiated by their heating methods. The data presented are the result of two projects, financed by the Czech Ministry of Environment, which were undertaken during this time period with the aim of focusing on the waste characterisation and complete analysis of the physicochemical properties of the household waste. In the Czech Republic, the composition of household waste varies significantly between different types of households based on the methods of home heating employed. For the purposes of these studies, the types of homes were divided into three categories – urban, mixed and rural. Some of the biggest differences were found in the quantities of certain subsample categories, especially fine residue (matter smaller than 20 mm), between urban households with central heating and rural households that primarily employ solid fuel such coal or wood. The use of these solid fuels increases the fraction of the finer categories because of the higher presence of ash. Heating values of the residual household waste from the three categories varied very significantly, ranging from 6.8 MJ/kg to 14.2 MJ/kg in 1999 and from 6.8 MJ/kg to 10.5 MJ/kg in 2009 depending on the type of household and season. The same factors affect moisture of residual household waste which varied from 23.2% to 33.3%. The chemical parameters also varied significantly, especially in the quantities of Tl, As, Cr, Zn, Fe and Mn, which were higher in rural households. Because knowledge about the properties of household waste, as well as its physicochemical characteristics, is very important not only for future waste management, but also for the prediction of the behaviour and influence of the waste on the environment as the country continues to streamline its legislation to the European Union’s solid waste mandates, the results of these studies were employed by the Czech Ministry of Environment to optimise the national waste management strategy.

  18. Bulgaria: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnualProperty EditCalifornia:Power LP Biomass Facility Jump to:Brunei: Energy3BuildingOSBulgaria:

  19. Preparation of the Second Shipment of Spent Nuclear Fuel from the Ustav Jaderneho Vyzkumu Rez (UJV Rez), a.s., Czech Republic to the Russian Federation for Reprocessing - 13478

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    Trtilek, Radek; Podlaha, Josef [UJV Rez, a. s., Hlavni 130, 25068 Husinec-Rez (Czech Republic)] [UJV Rez, a. s., Hlavni 130, 25068 Husinec-Rez (Czech Republic)

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    After more than 50 years of operation of the LVR-15 research reactor operated by the UJV Rez, a. s. (formerly Nuclear Research Institute - NRI), a large amount of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) of Russian origin has been accumulated. In 2005 UJV Rez, a. s. jointed the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) program under the United States (US) - Russian Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) and started the process of SNF shipment from the LVR-15 research reactor back to the Russian Federation (RF). In 2007 the first shipment of SNF was realized. In 2011, preparation of the second shipment of spent fuel from the Czech Republic started. The experience obtained from the first shipment will be widely used, but some differences must be taken into the account. The second shipment will be realized in 2013 and will conclude the return transport of all, both fresh and spent, high-enriched nuclear fuel from the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation. After the shipment is completed, there will be only low-enriched nuclear fuel on the territory of the Czech Republic, containing maximum of 20% of U-235, which is the conventionally recognized limit between the low- and high-enriched nuclear materials. The experience (technical, organizational, administrative, logistic) obtained from the each SNF shipment as from the Czech Republic as from other countries using the Russian type research reactors are evaluated and projected onto preparation of next shipment of high enriched nuclear fuel back to the Russian Federation. The results shown all shipments provided by the UJV Rez, a. s. in the frame of the GTRI Program have been performed successfully and safely. It is expected the experience and results will be applied to preparation and completing of the Chinese Miniature Neutron Source Reactors (MNSR) Spent Nuclear Fuel Repatriation in the near future. (authors)

  20. aquaculture tirana albania: Topics by E-print Network

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    Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Aquaculture Page 1 of 6 Syllabus Aquaculture Biol-Mari 3600.03 Fall 2009 Course Information 3680, E-mail:...

  1. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    initiative to support developing countries' efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable, climate-resilient economic growth while slowing...

  2. Albania-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are beingZealand Jump to:Ezfeedflag JumpID-fTriWildcat 1AMEEAisin Seikiand Telephone CoStatutes: TitleAlbaTERN

  3. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies

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  4. Advanced power assessment for Czech lignite, Task 3.6, Part 2. The 2nd international conference on energy and environment: Transitions in East Central Europe

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    Sondreal, E.A.; Mann, M.D.; Weber, G.W.; Young, B.C.

    1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    On November 1-5, 1994, the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) and Power Research Institute of Prague cosponsored their second conference since 1991 in the Czech Republic, entitled ``Energy and Environment: Transitions in East Central Europe.`` This conference was a continuation of the EERC`s joint commitment, initiated in 1190, to facilitate solutions to short- and long-term energy and environmental problems in East Central Europe. Production of energy from coal in an environmentally acceptable manner is a critical issue facing East Central Europe, because the region continues to rely on coal as its primary energy source. The goal of the conference was to develop partnerships between industry, government, and the research community in East Central Europe and the United States to solve energy and environmental issues in a manner that fosters economic development. Among the topics addressed at the conference were: conventional and advanced energy generation systems; economic operation of energy systems; air pollution controls; power system retrofitting and repowering, financing options; regulatory issues; energy resource options; waste utilization and disposal; and long-range environmental issues. Selected papers in the proceedings have been processed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology database.

  5. The Euro as More than a Currency: How Salient is the European Single Currency to Europeans

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    Hayes, Laura J.

    2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

    , Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Austria, Finland 2003 Non-EMU includes Denmark, United Kingdom, Sweden 2008 EMU includes Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta..., Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Greece, Portugal 2008 Non-EMU includes Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Sweden, United Kingdom 2 European...

  6. World frontiers beckon oil finders

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    1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper discusses the international aspects of the petroleum industry. Most who work in the industry agree that the possibilities for huge are found largely in international regions. Something that is helping fuel that possibility is the way countries are increasingly opening their doors to US oil industry involvement. Listed in this paper is a partial list of the reported projects now underway around the world involving US companies. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but rather an indication of how work continues despite a general lull atmosphere for the oil industry. These include Albania, Bulgaria, Congo, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Ireland, Malta, Madagascar, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Paraquay, and Senegal.

  7. Minerals yearbook: Mineral industries of Europe and the USSR. Volume 3. 1990 international review

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    The section of the Minerals Yearbook reviews the minerals industries of 29 countries: the 12 nations of the European Community (Belgium, France, the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), Italy, Greece, the Netherlands, Denmark/Greenland, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, The United Kingdom, and Ireland); 6 of the 7 nations of the European Free Trade Association (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Austria, and Switzerland); Malta; the 8 Centrally Planned Economies of Eastern Europe (the German Democratic Republic (GDR), Poland, Yugoslavia, Albania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania, and Bulgaria); and the USSR.

  8. IEA participating countries Czech Republic

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    Schrijver, Karel

    , the electricity consumption in Thailand, the price of diesel oil in Spain and thousands of other useful energy France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Japan Korea Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland-encompassing annual studies of oil, natural gas, coal, electricity and renewables are indispensable tools for energy

  9. ahmadu bello university: Topics by E-print Network

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    Summary: coordinator > University of Tirana, Albania > University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > South East partners > Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania >...

  10. BCI 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria Daniela Angelova-Gancheva 363

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    Boyer, Edmond

    of the Minerva- project "Innovative Didactics via Web-based Learning" (further abbreviated as IDWBL) so. Such is the methodology of the Minerva-project "Innovative Didactics via Web-based Learning" (further abbreviated as IDWBL). Some of its characteristics are: · ICT and also the web can be used in various didactical approaches

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    Burundi 1 Cameroon 6 Canada 7 Chile 6 China, People's Rep. 26 Colombia 13 Costa Rica 4 Croatia 1 Cuba 1 Cyprus 5 Snider, Barry B. 38 Post-Quantum Signatures Johannes Buchmann...

  12. Archaeobotanical data from the early Neolithic of Bulgaria

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    Marinova, Elena

    of the Neolithic in the central and eastern Balkans are connected with Anatolia, although this is still debated. In this context, different Balkan- Anatolian interaction models have been developed. According to a recently the Karanovo I culture reached its maximum area and extended from the western parts of Thrace to the Tundzha

  13. australia austria bulgaria: Topics by E-print Network

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    the receiver. Since network elements along the path also modify the TTL, the capacity and stealth in the future due to new high-speed network technologies. Covert channels can be...

  14. animal brucellosis bulgaria: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  15. Sedimentological evolution of the Emine and Kamchia basins, eastern Bulgaria 

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    Suttill, Hannah L.

    2009-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Mountain belts are inherently asymmetric, defined by the sense of plate subduction. The resultant orogen can be divided into peripheral and retro-arc wedges with the retro-wedge overlying the overthrust plate. Modelling ...

  16. Bulgaria-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

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  17. Office Director, Department of Energy, Sophia, Bulgaria | National Nuclear

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742EnergyOn AprilA Approved: 5-13-14 FEDERALAmerica TreatyWaste Policy Act Signed |Security

  18. The Use of Legally-Imposed and Locally-Negotiated Incentive Approaches in the Siting of Nuclear Waste Management Facilities: Comparing Stakeholders' Views in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia - 13534

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    Kojo, Matti [School of Management, 33014 University of Tampere (Finland)] [School of Management, 33014 University of Tampere (Finland); Richardson, Phil [Galson Sciences Ltd, Oakham, Rutland (United Kingdom)] [Galson Sciences Ltd, Oakham, Rutland (United Kingdom)

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose here is to contribute to the discussion surrounding the use of community benefits (also known as added value) in radioactive waste facility siting programmes. These are becoming more widely used following a series of programme failures around the world, due in the main to a lack of local involvement. A number of different models for the use of community benefits and why they may or may not assist a siting process exist in the literature, based on either a voluntary market approach or one involving coercion by a state authority or developer. Review of real-life examples suggests that two main approaches to the use of benefits exist, a 'legally-mandated' approach where details are laid down in legislation, and a 'locally-negotiated' approach where the details are agreed by the parties through discussions. As part of the European Commission supported IPPA project (Implementing Public Participation Approaches in Radioactive Waste Disposal), stakeholder groups in three participant countries, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia, all of which currently utilise the 'legally-mandated' approach to the provision of community benefits, were invited to respond to a series of questions designed to explore their attitudes and thoughts about the two approaches and related issues such as trust in the institutions and the legal framework. Some initial results and conclusions are presented, although this work is continuing and will be reported at the end of the IPPA project in 2013. (authors)

  19. Winter 2011/2012 The European Funding Guide for

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    Ejiri, Shinji

    ........................................................10 Bosnia&Herzegovina.............................14 Bulgaria

  20. albania cross-sectional study: Topics by E-print Network

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    derived by taking into account the pairing-blocking effect for a p-wave neutron, reproduces the s-wave pole close to the 9Li+n threshold and strongly enhances...

  1. ENROLLED WSU UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 1 Albania 1 35 Russia 4

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    Collins, Gary S.

    Salvador 1 47 Ukraine 1 14 Germany 4 48 United Arab Emirates 6 15 India 10 49 United Kingdom 6 16 Indonesia

  2. ENROLLED WSU INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 1 Albania 1 35 Jamaica 2 69 Saudi Arabia 75

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    Collins, Gary S.

    Republic 1 53 New Zealand 2 87 United Arab Emirates 6 20 Dominican Republic 3 54 Nigeria 5 88 United

  3. Minerals yearbook: Mineral industries of Europe and central Eurasia. Volume 3. 1992 international review

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    Volume III, Minerals Yearbook -- International Review contains the latest available mineral data on more than 175 foreign countries and discusses the importance of minerals to the economies of these nations. Since the 1989 International Review, the volume has been presented as six reports. The report presents the Mineral Industries of Europe and Central Eurasia. The report incorporates location maps, industry structure tables, and an outlook section previously incorporated in the authors' Minerals Perspectives Series quinquennial regional books, which are being discontinued. This section of the Minerals Yearbook reviews the minerals industries of 45 countries: the 12 nations of the European Community (EC); 6 of the 7 nations of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA); Malta; the 11 Eastern European economies in transition (Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia); and the countries of Central Eurasia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan).

  4. Czech Republic in Eniac and Artemis

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    Savicky, Petr

    % Submitted Retained Retained/submitted #12;ARTEMIS JU Calls 2008-9-10 CZ 2008 CAMMI: Honeywell Int. s.r.o. 2008 SCALOPES: ASICentrum s.r.o.; Ă?TIA AV CR v.v.i. 2009 IFEST: Honeywell Int. s.r.o.; Masaryk Univesity 2009 RECOMP: Honeywell Int.;CAMEA; Sysgo; BUT 2009 POLLUX: IMA s.r.o.; BUT 2009 SMARCOS: Honeywell

  5. El Insta Czech sro | Open Energy Information

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  6. Czech Republic: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnualProperty EditCalifornia:PowerCER.pngRoofs and

  7. albanian maternity hospital: Topics by E-print Network

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    several Slavic loanwords. These can be found in Geg in the north (northern Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southern Serbia, western Macedonia), Tosk in the south (southern Albania......

  8. albanian pregnant women: Topics by E-print Network

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    loanwords. These can be found in Geg in the north (northern Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southern Serbia, western Macedonia), Tosk in the south (southern Albania......

  9. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALBANIA University of Tirana 11.12.2001 http://www.unitir.edu.al/

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    Catholique de Louvain 26.09.2005 http://www.ucl.ac.be BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Bihac 11.12.2001 http://www.unbi.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar 11.12.2001 http://www.sve-mo.ba #12;BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar "Dzemal Bijedi" 11.12.2001 http://www.unmo.ba BOSNIA

  10. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALBANIA University of Tirana 11.12.2001 http://www.unitir.edu.al/

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    Guidoni, Leonardo

    ://www.ugent.be BELGIUM Université Catholique de Louvain 26.09.2005 http://www.ucl.ac.be BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Bihac 11.12.2001 http://www.unbi.ba #12;BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar 11.12.2001 http://www.sve-mo.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar "Dzemal Bijedi" 11.12.2001 http://www.unmo.ba BOSNIA

  11. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALBANIA University of Tirana 11.12.2001 http://www.unitir.edu.al/

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Guidoni, Leonardo

    Brussel 08.03.2013 http://www.vub.ac.be/ #12;BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Bihac 11.12.2001 http://www.unbi.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar 11.12.2001 http://www.sve-mo.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar "Dzemal Bijedi" 11.12.2001 http://www.unmo.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University

  12. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALBANIA University of Tirana 11.12.2001 http://pages.albaniaonline.net/ut

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    .09.2005 http://www.ucl.ac.be BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Bihac 11.12.2001 http://www.unbi.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar 11.12.2001 http://www.sve-mo.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Mostar "Dzemal Bijedi" 11.12.2001 http://www.unmo.ba BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA University of Sarajevo 11

  13. ICE CONSORTIUM Universit degli Studi di Genova UNIGE

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    Genova, Universitŕ degli Studi di

    , the Western Balkan countries (i.e. Albania, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Kosovo under UNSC Resolution 1244

  14. Universit degli Studi di Genova Anno accademico 2013-14

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    Genova, Universitŕ degli Studi di

    Nziecky Bruslin Christ Congo Plaku Besin Albania Rabby Farhad Ben Ahamed Bangladesh Richard Jude Nigeria

  15. Silva Balcanica, 12(1)/2011 EXTREME CLIMATE CONDITIONS IN BULGARIA EVIDENCE

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    University of Forestry (Bulgaria)

    , for the territory of the Balkan Peninsula well-replicated chronologies are still limited in number and distribution-mountain Picea abies chronologies to study past climate extremes on the Balkan Peninsula. INTRODUCTION Some of the best-preserved mountain ecosystems in Europe can be found in South-Eastern Europe. The Balkan range

  16. Dissolved oxygen in the River Mesta (Bulgaria): a case study for qualitative modelling of sustainable development

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    Bailey-Kellogg, Chris

    agriculture and forestry; increasing energy production from hydropower; construction of new roads and streets of DO due to diffusion from the atmosphere. Normally there is a dynamic equilibrium between inputs

  17. area czech republic: Topics by E-print Network

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    29... Sweden 27 Italy 25 India 23 Netherlands 20 Japan 19 Spain 18 Hungary 4 Russia 4 Croatia 1 Poland 1 Slovenia 1 Ukraine 1 Other Central European Countries 0 Total 754 * Data...

  18. DAISIE PROJECT Academy of Sciences, Pruhonice, Czech Republic

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    Richner, Heinz

    and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2011. #12;D A I S I E P R O J E C T 139 invaders is based an outstanding resource to synthesize current knowledge and trends in biological invasions in Europe. The data. Data were collated for all 27 European Union member states (and separately for their signifi- cant

  19. ERASMUS STUDENT WORK PLACEMENT IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

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    Robbiano, Lorenzo

    of Desk research Market analysis Data analysis #12; Business model development Communication activities in companies and institutions, as well as in efficient support of developing an approachable have been awarded and received support from regional, national or European financial resources

  20. United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral...

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    nuclear safety workshop in October. The Central Europe Workshop on Trends in Nuclear Power Plant Safety for Robust Civil Nuclear Programs will provide countries the...

  1. Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Electrical Engineering

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    Plotkin, Joshua B.

    objects, such as virtual humans or animals. This thesis aims to study skeletal animation from both iii #12;Abstract and Contributions Skeletal animation is a popular technique in real-time virtual Science and Engineering Real-time Skeletal Animation by Ladislav Kavan A doctoral thesis submitted

  2. CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE DOCTORAL THESIS STATEMENT

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    Savicky, Petr

    in Prague Faculty of Electrical Engineering Department of Cybernetics Ing. Martin Vejmelka Quantifying interactions between complex oscillatory systems: a topic in time series analysis Ph.D. Programme: Electrical 2008) #12;The doctoral thesis was produced in combined manner Ph.D. study at the De- partment

  3. United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear

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  4. United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral

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  5. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic) | Open Energy Information

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  6. EWIS European wind integration study (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic)

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  7. NNSA helps train first responders in Czech Republic | National Nuclear

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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  8. Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech

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  10. Plaan Czech s r o | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov YouKizildere I Geothermal PwerPerkins County, Nebraska: EnergyPiratini Energia S A JumpPiute County, Utah: Energy

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  12. international enrollment report

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    Gerber, Leah R.

    Singapore 22 Thailand 23 Vietnam 28 Europe 320 Albania 5 Armenia 1 Austria 8 Azerbaijan 6 Belgium 1 Bosnia

  13. aga khan university: Topics by E-print Network

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    Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: coordinator > University of Tirana, Albania > University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > South East partners > Polytechnic...

  14. XI-th International Workshop on Optimization and Inverse Problems in Electromagnetism September 14 18, 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Grenoble Cedex 1 France Abstract. Multi-sources building is a complex system composed of different types of electrical sources, solar panels, batteries...etc. To optimally anticipate the energy management a lot...etc. Furthermore anticipation may have different equivalent strategies as consequence of problem formulation

  15. XI-th International Workshop on Optimization and Inverse Problems in Electromagnetism September 14 18, 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    TO AN ELECTRICAL POWER CHANNEL OF AN AIRCRAFT H. NGUYEN-HUU°, N. RETIERE°, F. WURTZ°, B. SARENI*, X. ROBOAM*, J associated with the system components are not clearly defined or well known. In this paper, the authors: Auto-Transformer-Rectifier-Unit, System Design, Multiobjective Optimization, Pareto Analysis I

  16. Tolerance for Income Inequality and Redistributive Preferences: Cross-nation and Multilevel Perspectives

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    Tay, Thiam Chye

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Rep. Latvia Bulgaria Croatia Turkey Poland South AfricaTurkey Estonia China Austria Croatia Philippines UK DenmarkIsrael South Africa Turkey Croatia Bulgaria Latvia France

  17. U.S. cuts UNESCO funding after Palestinian membership vote

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    , Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cook Islands

  18. Corsi di laurea magistrale in italiano (non EU soggiornanti in Italia)

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    Azerbaijan Belgio Bosnia e Herzegovina Bulgaria CittĂ  del Vaticano Croazia Cipro Danimarca Estonia Finlandia

  19. azione delle equazioni: Topics by E-print Network

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    Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Camerun, della Romania, della Bosnia, dell'Albania, della Serbia,,... Dati differenti e differenti&Carta L. da ardere e...

  20. algali tossiche delle: Topics by E-print Network

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    Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Camerun, della Romania, della Bosnia, dell'Albania, della Serbia,,... Dati differenti e differenti&Carta L. da ardere e...

  1. aspetti igienico-sanitari delle: Topics by E-print Network

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    Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Camerun, della Romania, della Bosnia, dell'Albania, della Serbia,,... Dati differenti e differenti&Carta L. da ardere e...

  2. agrofuels nella politica: Topics by E-print Network

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  3. CONSORTIUM MEMBERS EU Universities

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    Heermann, Dieter W.

    coordinator > University of Tirana, Albania > University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > South East Foundation, Belgium > University of Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina > Roma Virtual Network, Israel > University

  4. Legal and Economic Factors Determining Success and Failure in the Fight against Organized Crime: An Empirical Assessment of the Palermo Convention

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    Buscaglia, Edgardo

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Venezuela, R Romania Croatia Brazil Philippines MoldovaHonduras El Salvador Croatia Brazil Philippines MozambiqueTimor Argentina Albania Croatia Brazil Philippines Yemen,

  5. Malawi-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the Philippines, Serbia, and Vietnam. Fact Sheet...

  6. Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the Philippines, Serbia, and Vietnam. Fact Sheet...

  7. Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC...

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    Country Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Republic of Macedonia, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Philippines, South Africa, Serbia,...

  8. Ukraine-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the Philippines, Serbia, and Vietnam. Fact Sheet...

  9. Nik Qafoku | EMSL

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    Science, Research and Training, Government of the Republic of Albania, Ministry of Agriculture and Food (1992-1993); Senior Advisor for Agriculture and Food, the Cabinet of the...

  10. active sedimentary wedges: Topics by E-print Network

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    Albania for the last 300 years The identification and separation of climatic and human impacts on the environment represent one of the main have been clearly modified by...

  11. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ireland of korea albania malta egypt greece slovakia canadaestonia sweden slovakia malta australia ireland latvia japanazerbaijan turkey algeria malta algeria singapore italy

  12. See, Now They Vanish: Third-Person Perfect Auxiliaries in Old and Middle Czech

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    Dickey, Stephen M.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ; #25;#17;5 5 #25; #22;#27;#29;5 #30; #19;#17;5 #28; #31;#31;#17;#29;#26;5 #21;#26;5 #2;%#17;#15;#20;-5 #21;#26;5 #15;#27;#26;#31;#29; #30;#31;5 "#21;#31;#20;5 #30;#30;#21; #26;-5 "#20;#17;#29;#17;5 #31;#20;#17;5 #31;#17;#26...;5#27;#18;5#6;#21;#19;#12;#24; 0#14;#17;15 #26;#16;5 #31;#20;#17;5 #30;#31; #31;#21;!#17;5 4 #28; #29;#31;#21;#15;#21;#28;#24;#17;5#27;#18;5#31;#20;#17;5#25; #21;#26;5!#17;#29;#14;-5#17;,#19;,-5 #24;#16;5#2;#20; #29;#15;#20;5#11;#24; !#21;#15;5. #2;#11;/5 #18;#14;#27;#24;#16;#6;#12;#8;#22...

  13. Mallomonas kalinae (Synurophyceae), a new species of alga from northern Bohemia, Czech Republic

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    , water tempera- ture 16 °C, pH 5.5, conductivity 56 S/cm) at the locality Ostrov, 3 km NE of the Tisá vil using a Millipore polycarbonate filter (3.0 m pore size). Cells were fixed at room temperature in 1% Os

  14. The Role of Folklore Study in the Rise of Russian Formalist and Czech Structuralist Literary Theory

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    Merrill, Jessica Evans

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    V. B. RGALI Fond 562, opis’ 1, ed. khr. 378. These were?????? RGALI Fond. No. 611, Opis No. 107, Gosudarstvennoe

  15. Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague & Krtiny, Czech Republic, 25 October 2005

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    /FAO Forest products annual market review, 2004-2005 · Global Forest Products Model, by Buongiorno, et al. · UNECE/FAO European Forest Sector Outlook Study · FAO State of the World's Forests, 2005 · UN Comtrade ­ Cooking · Mostly in developing countries · Low value · Modern wood energy ­ Small international trade

  16. FOUR-YEAR EFFORTTHE President Barack Obama, Prague, Czech Republic, April 5, 2009

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    Kemner, Ken

    National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Savannah River National Regulatory Commission; and multiple U.S. embassies abroad), the U.S. national laboratories (including Argonne. In support of that last goal, the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA

  17. Coal transport on River Labe (Czech Republic) with system pusher tug TR500-barge TC1000

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    Danek, A.; Polak, J. [Technical Univ., Ostrava (Czech Republic)

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The power plant Chvaletice (800 MW) has been supplied with energetic coal from the North Bohemian Brown Coal Basin in the section Prosmyky-Chvaletice along the Labe River upstream. Sixty new developed pusher tugs TR 500 in connection with pusher barges TC1000 were set into operation in 1980. Each has two 4rive systems with 208kW turbo-blowed diesel engines, mechanical gear boxes and propellers with Kort nozzles. A new maintenance system of individual aggregates or groups based on reliability characteristics and probability of failure from Weibull distribution was developed. Diagnostic methods for monitoring the state of sealing such groups like piston-cylinder, turbo-blower, injection and propulsion systems were built. The real economic effect of implemented maintenance system represents three quarters of the price of a new pusher tug TR500.

  18. BOHEMIAN VOICE: CONTENTION, BROTHERHOOD AND JOURNALISM AMONG CZECH PEOPLE IN AMERICA, 1860-1910 

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    Chroust, David Z.

    2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

    identity among the children of Bohemian immigrants. The journal was one part of a broad agenda of efforts devoted to these three goals, but it was the most striking part and greatest success of that ambitious agenda. For over two years The Bohemian Voice... contributions, and motivate others to do the same. But this social engine never steamed up to the power expected from it, and it did not take the BANC very far through its evolving agenda. 13 The Panic interfered, but the Bohemian world had its own...

  19. The Role of Folklore Study in the Rise of Russian Formalist and Czech Structuralist Literary Theory

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    Merrill, Jessica Evans

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Press, 1988. Levy-Bruhl, Lucien. How Natives Think. Trans.389. Littleton, Scott. “Lucien Levy-Bruhl and the Concept ofHow Native’s Think. By Lucien Levy-Bruhl. Princeton NJ:

  20. NGO coordination in humanitarian action : the case of Czech floods of August 2002

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    Kumar, Pankaj, 1979-

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In responding to disasters and emergencies, it is generally expected that there is effective coordination and exchange of information among those affected by or involved in the disaster response at the national and ...

  1. Czech Republic-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are beingZealand JumpConceptual Model, clickInformationNew|CoreCpWingCushing, Maine:1983)Cypress,(RECP) in

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  3. No significant post-Eocene rotation of the Moesian Platform and Rhodope (Bulgaria): Implications for the kinematic evolution of the Carpathian and Aegean arcs

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    Utrecht, Universiteit

    The region located between the Carpathian­Balkan and Aegean arcs, the Moesian Platform and Bulgarian Rhodope, orogenic collapse and subducted slab dynamics: the Aegean, Carpathian and Balkan orogenic systems (Fig. 1). Between the Carpathian and Balkan orogenic systems is the Moesian Platform, a Precambrian basement block

  4. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, pages 231240, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 8-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    verbs, such as think and know (Shatz et al., 1983; Bartsch and Wellman, 1995; Asplin, 2002; Perner et al that Desire verbs are conceptu- ally simpler (Bartsch and Wellman, 1995) or prag- matically before they use them with Belief verbs (Bartsch and Wellman, 1995). We use a computational model of verb

  5. R. Pavlov and P. Stanchev (Eds): Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 18-21 September 2012, V. Tarnovo, Bulgaria

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    Stanchev, Peter

    R. Pavlov and P. Stanchev (Eds): Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Presentation institutional OA policies, and in making repositories and OA journals compliant with OpenAIRE's requirements and browse) to scien- tific publications and other value-added functionalities (post authoring tools

  6. June 6, 2007 Large-Scale Scientific Computations'07, Sozopol, Bulgaria -p. 1/29 Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Fluid

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    Popov, Peter

    in porous media (soil, porous rocks, etc.) x Elasticity problems in composite materials (adobe, concrete/29 Presentation outline s Brief overview of upscaling methods in deformable porous media s The Fluid upscaling of flow in deformable porous media #12;June 6, 2007 Large-Scale Scientific Computations'07

  7. Global threat reduction initiative Russian nuclear material removal progress

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    Cummins, Kelly [DOE/NNSA (United States); Bolshinsky, Igor [INL/NNSA (United States)

    2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    In December 1999 representatives from the United States, the Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) started discussing a program to return to Russia Soviet- or Russian-supplied highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel stored at the Russian-designed research reactors outside Russia. Trilateral discussions among the United States, Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have identified more than 20 research reactors in 17 countries that have Soviet- or Russian-supplied HEU fuel. The Global Threat Reduction Initiative's Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return Program is an important aspect of the U.S. Government's commitment to cooperate with the other nations to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons and weapons-usable proliferation-attractive nuclear materials. To date, 496 kilograms of Russian-origin HEU have been shipped to Russia from Serbia, Latvia, Libya, Uzbekistan, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. The pilot spent fuel shipment from Uzbekistan to Russia was completed in April 2006. (author)

  8. IPIRG-2 task 1 - pipe system experiments with circumferential cracks in straight-pipe locations. Final report, September 1991--November 1995

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    Scott, P.; Olson, R.; Marschall, C.; Rudland, D. [and others

    1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report presents the results from Task 1 of the Second International Piping Integrity Research Group (IPIRG-2) program. The IPIRG-2 program is an international group program managed by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC) and funded by a consortium of organizations from 15 nations including: Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Republic of China, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The objective of the program was to build on the results of the IPIRG-1 and other related programs by extending the state-of-the-art in pipe fracture technology through the development of data needed to verify engineering methods for assessing the integrity of nuclear power plant piping systems that contain defects. The IPIRG-2 program included five main tasks: Task 1 - Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds Task 2 - Fracture of Flawed Fittings Task 3 - Cyclic and Dynamic Load Effects on Fracture Toughness Task 4 - Resolution of Issues From IPIRG-1 and Related Programs Task 5 - Information Exchange Seminars and Workshops, and Program Management. The scope of this report is to present the results from the experiments and analyses associated with Task 1 (Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds). The rationale and objectives of this task are discussed after a brief review of experimental data which existed after the IPIRG-1 program.

  9. Date: 13/9/2010 Industry News

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    professionals international Trade Show 02.02 - 05.02 2010 WINDOWS, DOORS & PROFILES / BALKAN - Sofia / Bulgaria

  10. S o u t h P a c i f i c O c e a n P a c i f i c

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    Hart, Gus

    Cambodia Burundi Myanmar (Burma) Burkina Faso Bulgaria Brunei B r a z i l Botswana Bosnia & Herz. Bolivia

  11. S86 JUNE 2006| above-average precipitation totals for the year, caus-

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    in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, but below average for June in Bulgaria. Rainfall totals in April and June

  12. A Propositional Approach to Textual Case Indexing Nirmalie Wiratunga

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    Koychev, Ivan

    of Science Sofia - 1113, Bulgaria ikoychev@math.bas.bg Appears in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference

  13. OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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    .RUS. BULGARIA CZ.REP. SLO. SLOV. AUS. BOS. & GEORGIA ROMANIA UKRAINE BELARUS UZBEKISTAN KYRGYZSTAN CRO. HERZ

  14. Southeast Europe i* Forum (SEEiF) Ensuring economic growth in a turbulent age. Cooperation vs. competition

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    Mustakerov, Ivan

    , Deputy minister of economy, energy and tourism, Bulgaria Nikolai Nankov, Deputy Minister of Regional of the BD of Road Infrastructure Agency, Bulgaria Dr Vojislav Kandic, IFC Advisory Services in PPPs, Serbia of Energy Policies and Restructuring Department, Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Bulgaria Angel

  15. Proceedings of the Building Simulation '97 Fifth International IBPSA Conference, Vol. II, September 8-10, 1997, Prague, Czech Republic

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    LBNL 40094 LC-366 Proceedings of the Building Simulation '97 Fifth International IBPSA Conference of Interoperable Simulation Software Konstantinos Papamichael, John La Porta & Hannah Chauvet Advanced Building building simulation computer programs, originally developed on mainframe computers for research purposes

  16. 5th International Symposium on Imprecise Probability: Theories and Applications, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007 Credal networks for military identification problems

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    Antonucci, Alessandro

    in Davos, or to protect strategic buildings, like for example nuclear power plants and dams. A no-fly zone of terror threats coming from the sky. In this paper we refer in particular to the Swiss case, where no

  17. ICPIG, July 15-20, 2007, Prague, Czech Republi Inactivation of micro organisms by means of low temperature atmospheric

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    , Department for Optics and Plasma Research, Frederiksborgvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark Inactivation methods

  18. Resource Sharing in QPN-based Performance Models Charles University Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague, Czech Republic.

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    Resource Sharing in QPN-based Performance Models V. Babka Charles University Prague, Faculty needed to solve the model can be significantly influenced by resource sharing, capturing this influence separate resource and performance models and proposes a method of integrating these models at the tool

  19. Electronic structure of mixed valence transition metal oxides Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,

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    Tebbens, Jurjen Duintjer

    the discovery of the high temperature superconductors it was recognized that the situation is more complex

  20. The European tobacco control report 2007

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    World Health Organization

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    November 2006). Belgium Croatia Czech Republic The EuropeanVlasta Hrabak-Zerjavic, Croatia; Charitini Komodiki, Cyprus;Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Cyprus,

  1. Legislating for smoke-free workplaces

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    World Health Organization

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), Cyprus (1989), theand Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), the Czech Republic (and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (1991), the Czech Republic (

  2. Empowering Women: The Role of Economic Development, Political Culture and Institutional Design in the World’s Societies

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    Alexander, Amy C.

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    women’s empowerment while Croatia, Greece, the Philippines,African Republic, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech. Republic,Chile Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia Cyprus, Czech. Republic,

  3. INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

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    Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Pod vodĆrenskou v 2, 182 07 Prague 8, Czech Republic. phone: (+420)266052083 ...

  4. AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability...

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    Czech Republic) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability identification, dEfense and Restoration Country Czech Republic...

  5. Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech Republic for Advanced Reactor Research Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech Republic for Advanced...

  6. m a x w e l l s c h o o l Deborah alexanDer

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    McConnell, Terry

    of Macedonia, and participated in elections oversight in Bosnia-Herzegovina. As the U.S. Embassy's senior programs in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. When a 7.6- magnitude earthquake hit

  7. United Nations General Assembly First Committee

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    Sussex, University of

    and potential candidates, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, the European Union is on the ground, as military, police or civilian presence, in Bosnia, Aceh, Iraq

  8. anexo 5e produccion: Topics by E-print Network

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    missing from the sample, because of unavailability of data, are: Afghanistan, Albania, Bosnia 198 Eyx''i5e'vyQsw...ve''syxpy'''riEsxs9P33D'ytig'' F.Arqueros 1 ,...

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    Davies, Christopher

    Canary Islands Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Ceuta Chad Chile Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua / Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Ascension Island Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas

  10. On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta)

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    Boudouresque, Charles F.

    , 1995). At the beginning of the 1990s, the situation changed abruptly with the discovery in Libya (Albania, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Libya, Malta, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) and all

  11. www.princeton.edu/admission Profile 201112

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    Rowley, Clarence W.

    to identifying students who possess the academic ability, energy, enthusiasm, and ambition to take full advantage,189 Application Volume and Admission Rates 5-Year History Albania Algeria Australia Bolivia Botswana Brazil

  12. Adv. Geosci., 14, 6973, 2008 www.adv-geosci.net/14/69/2008/

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    Boyer, Edmond

    of Tirana, Albania and the Geomagnetic Institute of Grocka, Beograd, Serbia. The main target of the MEM in the frequencies domain, and fourteen orders of mag- nitude in the energy domain (Lanzerotti et al., 1990). Tak

  13. Romania: Brand-New Engineering Solutions

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    Ken Allen; Lucian Biro; Nicolae Zamfir; Madalina Budu

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The HEU spent nuclear fuel transport from Romania was a pilot project in the framework of the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return Program (RRRFR), being the first fully certified spent nuclear fuel shipment by air. The successful implementation of the Romanian shipment also brought various new technology in the program, further used by other participating countries. Until 2009, the RRRFR program repatriated to the Russian Federation HEU spent nuclear fuel of Russian origin from many countries, like Uzbekistan, Czech Republic, Latvia, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Bulgaria. The means of transport used were various; from specialized TK-5 train for the carriage of Russian TUK-19 transport casks, to platform trains for 20 ft freight ISO containers carrying Czech Skoda VPVR/M casks; from river barge on the Danube, to vessel on the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Initially, in 2005, the transport plan of the HEU spent nuclear fuel from the National Institute for R&D in Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Engineering 'Horia Hulubei' in Magurele, Romania considered a similar scheme, using the specialized TK-5 train transiting Ukraine to the destination point in the Russian Federation, or, as an alternative, using the means and route of the spent nuclear fuel periodically shipped from the Bulgarian nuclear power plant Kosloduy (by barge on the Danube, and by train through Ukraine to the Russian Federation). Due to impossibility to reach an agreement in due time with the transit country, in February 2007 the US, Russian and Romanian project partners decided to adopt the air shipment of the spent nuclear fuel as prime option, eliminating the need for agreements with any transit countries. By this time the spent nuclear fuel inspections were completed, proving the compliance of the burn-up parameters with the international requirements for air shipments of radioactive materials. The short air route avoiding overflying of any other countries except the country of origin and the country of destination also contributed to the decision making in this issue. The efficient project management and cooperation between the three countries (Russia, Romania and USA) made possible, after two and a half years of preparation work, for the first fully certified spent nuclear fuel air shipment to take place on 29th of June 2009, from Romanian airport 'Henri Coanda' to the Russian airport 'Koltsovo' near Yekaterinburg. One day before that, after a record period of 3 weeks of preparation, another HEU cargo was shipped by air from Romanian Institute for Nuclear Research in Pitesti to Russia, containing fresh pellets and therefore making Romania the third HEU-free country in the RRRFR program.

  14. Strategic planning -- task 7.1. Topical report, February 1994--June 1995

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    Daly, D.J.

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The nations of East Central Europe regained their political and economic freedom in 1989, ending nearly a half century of centrally planned economies under the hegemony of the former Soviet Union (FSU). These nations are now emerging from economic conditions marked by price distortions and a focus on heavy industry, isolation from world markets, and a lack of occupational health and environmental safeguards. Economic recovery, environmental restoration, and political stability, as well as eventual entrance into the European Community (EC), require a reordering of policies and priorities, including those bearing on energy and the environment. This report, prepared as a background document for the Second International Conference on Energy and Environment to be held in Prague in November 1994, is composed of a summary table and supporting text and is intended to provide a concise review of issues related to energy and the environment for the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Poland, and Bulgaria. Organized by subject and country, Table 1 contains country profiles (Row A), information on the economy (Row B), primary energy consumption, environmental priorities, energy resources, production, and utilization (Rows C, D, F, G, H, and 1), electrical generation and transmission (Rows J and K), district heating (Row L), briquettes (Row M), and environmental regulations (Row N). Pertinent policy goals, issues, and trends are noted. The reports is based largely on a review of documents published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as well as selected sources obtained from the countries of the region. Reference citations are keyed to information presented in Table 1.

  15. [Energy and environmental research emphasizing low-rank coal]: Task 7.1, Strategic planning. Topical report, February 1, 1994--June 30, 1995

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    NONE

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The nations of East Central Europe regained their political and economic freedom in 1989, ending nearly a half century of centrally planned economies under the hegemony of the former Soviet Union (FSU). These nations are now emerging from economic conditions marked by price distortions and a focus on heavy industry, isolation from world markets, and a lack of occupational health and environmental safeguards. Economic recovery, environmental restoration, and political stability, as well as eventual entrance into the European Community (EC), require a reordering of policies and priorities, including those bearing on energy and the environment. This report, prepared as a background document for the Second International Conference on Energy and Environment to be held in Prague in November 1994, is composed of a summary table (Table 1) and supporting text and is intended to provide a concise review of issues related to energy and the environment for the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Poland, and Bulgaria. Organized by subject and country, Table 1 contains country profiles (Row A), information on the economy (Row B), primary energy consumption, environmental priorities, energy resources, production, and utilization (Rows C, D, F, G, H, and I), electrical generation and transmission (Rows J and K), district heating (Row L), briquettes (Row M), and environmental regulations (Row N). Pertinent policy goals, issues, and trends are noted. The reports is based largely on a review of documents published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as well as selected sources obtained from the countries of the region. Reference citations are keyed to information presented in Table 1.

  16. HS HS SUBJ HS SR HS COURSE COURSE COURSE GROUP SUBJECT COURSE TYPE KEY

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    Haykin, Simon

    145 B8 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE ON2 ICS4M CREE 363 C6 CREE ON2 LNCDU CROATIAN 363 C4 CROATIAN ON2 LBCDU CROATIAN 363 C4 CROATIAN ON2 LBDDU CZECH 363 C4 CZECH ON2 LRTDU CZECH 363 C4 CZECH ON2

  17. Seismic anisotropy beneath the Northern Apennines (Italy): Mantle flow or lithosphere fabric?

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    31 Prague 4, Czech Republic b Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy c Yale University

  18. Parallel Grammatical Evolution for Circuit Optimization 2OGLFK Kratochvl , Pavel Osmera, 2QGHM Popelka

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    and Forestry, FBE, Brno, Czech Republic, (xpopelka@node.mendelu.cz). The grammar allows the generation

  19. Compiled 4.12.2013 23:25:27 by Document Globe 1 Charles University is one of the leading research universities in Central Europe. It sees its raison d'etre as bringing

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    (Albert Einstein, Gerty and Carl Cori, Jaroslav Heyrovský), and remains an undisputed leader in Czech

  20. Silberman Continuing Education Instructors Delia Kim, LMSW

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    Qiu, Weigang

    also consults internationally, including in Russia, the Czech Republic, Nigeria, Venezuela and Panama

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  7. The Right to Life with Dignity: Economic and Social Rights Respect in the World

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    Kolp, Felicity Ann

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  8. Stories of the Twentieth Century for the Twenty-First

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    Gourinchas, Pierre-Olivier; Obstfeld, Maurice

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    while four more (Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Slovenia)Brazil, Peru, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Bulgaria,Republic in 2003, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Russia, Slovenia, and

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    Auckland, University of

    Taipei, Belgium, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Poland, Republic of South Africa, Romania

  10. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  11. Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Inaugural Steering Group Meeting...

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  12. Cultivation, Capital, and Contamination: Urban Agriculture in Oakland, California

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    vegetables nearby a former smelter site in Mortagne du Nord,related to atmospheric smelter emissions across Humberside,the vicinity of the iron smelter of Kremikovtzi (Bulgaria)

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    in a furnace, held at temperature for 1hr and then furnace cooled. The specimens were characterised using) show the filling product obtained from as-supplied ZrCl4. Figure 1(a) shows an empty SWNT tip. Below beam. The average filling yield for `as-supplied' ZrCl4 was estimated to be between 20-30%. #12;P 258

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    still com- monly used in home heating and smoking rates arefound exposure to coal home heating and ETS increase youngcigarette smoke, coal heating, and respiratory symptoms of

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    was assumed. Collision between O2 + and the background gas O2 generate electronically excited atomic oxygen oxygen in front of the powered electrode of oxygen rf plasmas ­ Experiment and PIC-Simulation K. Dittmann) resolved plasma induced optical emission of the atomic oxygen in an asymmetrical oxygen rf plasma (CCP

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    are discussed in the Introduction section earlier. As summarized by Dostal [2], that Petr et al. [17, 18], in 1997 at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Re- public, investigated supercritical carbon dioxide for new power plants. They recom...

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    -localisation 4. A case study: CSR of de-localised Italian companies in Romania 5. Conclusions 1. INTRODUCTION, Romania, Bosnia, Albania,... (FAO, 2000) Industrial Districts (IDs) = spontaneous local networks of SMEs functions SMEs de-localisation in Romania: driving forces · Reduced production costs · Support

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    in June 2009 ranked Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Albania as the"most vulnerable to climate change"of 28 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The present policy brief examines Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and Kyrgyzstan are especially vulnerable to the risks of climate change. Their widely degraded landscapes

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    in the Vratsa Mountains, in an area of about 450 km2 in the western portion of the Balkan Mountains, which make up the interior of the Balkan Pen- insula in northwestern Bulgaria (Hammond Inc. 1982). Throughout

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    and the Balkan peninsula in particular, bearing in mind its complex topography, the interaction of several). The key geographical position of Bulgaria in the middle of the Balkan peninsula provides excellent

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    1988-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

    This report contains information concerning the nuclear developments of the following countries: Canada, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Argentina, Brazil, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Soviet Union, Belgium, France, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

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    This report contains information concerning arms control of the following countries: (1) Bulgaria, (2) Intrabloc, (3) German Democratic Republic, (4) Turkey, (5) Poland, (6) Soviet Union, and (7) Federal Republic of Germany.

  3. JPRS report: Arms control, [December 22, 1988

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    NONE

    1988-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

    This report contains information concerning arms control of the following countries: (1) Hungary, (2) Yugoslavia, (3) Bulgaria, (4) Czechoslovakia, (5) German Democratic Republic, (6) Poland, (7) Soviet Union, (8) Austria, (9) Federal Republic of Germany, and (10) India.

  4. JPRS report: Arms control, [April 28, 1988

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    1988-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

    This report contains information concerning arms control of the following countries: (1) China, (2) Japan, (3) Bulgaria, (4) Czechoslovakia, (5) German Democratic Republic, (6) Poland, (7) Soviet Union, (8) Austria, (9) Federal Republic of Germany, and (10) United Kingdom.

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    1991-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

    This report contains articles concerning the nuclear developments of the following countries: (1) China; (2) Japan, North Korea, South Korea; (3) Bulgaria; (4) Argentina, Brazil, Honduras; (5) India, Iran, Pakistan, Syria; (6) Soviet Union; and (7) France, Germany, Turkey.

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    completed theses) - Faculty of Science USB, Faculty of Agriculture USB, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences mathematics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Praha. 1994­2002 PhD studies in applied mathematics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech

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  2. JPRS report: Arms control, [July 15, 1991

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    1991-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    This report contains information concerning arms control of the following countries: (1) China, (2) Australia, (3) North Korea, (4) South Korea, (5) New Zealand, (6) Bulgaria, (7) Czechoslovakia, (8) Hungary, (9) Poland, (10) Iran, (11) Soviet Union, (12) France, and (13) Germany.

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    This report contains information concerning the nuclear developments of the following countries: (1) China, (2) Japan, (3) East Europe; Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, German Democratic Republic, Poland, Hungary, (5) Brazil, (6) Near East and South Asia; India, Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia (7) Soviet Union, and (8) Federal Republic of Germany.

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    on the Irish west coast. The modelled concentrations of total particulate mercury (TPM) were generally 358, Roskilde, Denmark d NOAA Air Resources Laboratory, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring MD 20910 Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Tzarigradsko chaussee 66, 1785 Sofia, Bulgaria h Swedish

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    1 Sincrotrone Trieste, Strada Statale 14 Km 163.5, I-34012 Trieste, Italy 2 Fritz-Haber-Institut der Academy of Science, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria 4 Physics Department, University of Trieste, via A Valerio 2, I-34127 Trieste, Italy 5 Center of Excellence for Nanostructured Materials, University of Trieste, via

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    ( nster, Germany Institute of Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Energy, Soxa, Bulgaria Institute of Physics., Cairo, Egypt. Now at Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. 0168-9002/99/$ } see front matter 1999 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. PII: S 0 1 6 8 - 9 0

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    The paper describes the background, current implementation approach, design and testing strategy and experience on the largest ever modernization program for replacement of the Primary and Secondary Control Systems on operating units VVER 1000 (PWR) at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria. (authors)

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    Mahlab Moshe [Kozloduy Project Director, Westinghouse Electric Company (Bulgaria); Naydenov, Nayden [Kozloduy NPP Modernization Manager (Bulgaria); Sechensky, Boyan [Chief Engineer, Westinghouse Energy Systems Bulgaria (Bulgaria)

    2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The paper will describe the background, current implementation approach and experience on the largest ever modernization program on operating units VVER 1000 (PWR) at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria. The Modernization Program itself includes more than 212 measures. Westinghouse is modernizing the major I and C Systems at VVER 1000. (authors)

  16. Paraphrasing Verbs for Noun Compound Interpretation Preslav Nakov

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    Hearst, Marti

    , Bulgaria nakov@lml.bas.bg Abstract An important challenge for the automatic analysis of English written a binary decision is to be made about whether an expression involving a verb and two nouns can challenge for the automatic analysis of En- glish written text is posed by noun compounds ­ sequences

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    -like green microalgae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) from subaerial habitats Jiri´ Neustupa, Yvonne Nemcova, Czech Republic The diversity of green microalgae in subaerial habitats remains largely unexplored a detailed characterization of two strains of microalgae isolated from tree bark in the Mediterranean

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    languages, bringing the total to 16: to Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, English, Hungarian, Romanian of languages, e.g., Romanian, Croatian and Slovene and people form over 100 institutions have requested use

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    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    from Old Serbian and Old Croatian, such as (13), concludingPPC from Modern Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian (BCS), suchSlavic, Old Serbian and Croatian, Old Czech, and Early East

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    20 th , Slovenia 21 st , Croatia 23 rd , Latvia 27 th ,In 11 countries (Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Mexico,Wrong at all Don’t Know Croatia Always Wrong Almost Always

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    Yu, Guanghui

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    meso- scale structures in tokamak edge plasmas,” Czech. J.Blob transport in the tokamak scrape-off-layer,” Contrib.layer/shadow regions of tokamaks and linear devices,” Phys.

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    to the development and use of solar energy as a renewable energy source. This conference was quite international, and the United Kingdom, and 2­7 each came from Australia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Israel, Japan

  14. Clinical Science (2012) 122, 513525 (Printed in Great Britain) doi:10.1042/CS20110622 513 Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase by

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Clinical Science (2012) 122, 513­525 (Printed in Great Britain) doi:10.1042/CS20110622 513, Department for Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech

  15. December 2004 Low-cost set-top box decoder chip

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    of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of STMicroelectronics. Specifications mentioned - Brazil - Canada - China - Czech Republic -

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    Gong, Cynthia M.; 1Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, Nuclear Science and Technology Division, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-4006

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    Sci. Technol. 2004, 38, Taylor, R. J. ; May, I. ; Wallwork,1998, 271-273, 534-537. Taylor, R. J. ; May, I. Czech. J.26, 1692-1694. May, I. ; Taylor, R. J. ; Brown, G. J. Alloys

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    diagonalization, blind source separation, autoregressiveprocesses, second-orderstatis- tics 1. INTRODUCTION Blind to This work was supported by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic through the project

  19. 878 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, VOL. 57, NO. 3, MARCH 2009 Fast Approximate Joint Diagonalization

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    . Jonathon Chambers. This work was supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech on Acous- tics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, NV, March 30­April 4, 2008. P. Tichavský

  20. A FAST ASYMPTOTICALLY EFFICIENT ALGORITHM FOR BLIND SEPARATION OF A LINEAR MIXTURE OF BLOCK-WISE STATIONARY AUTOREGRESSIVE PROCESSES

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    diagonalization, blind source separation, autoregressiveprocesses, second-orderstatis- tics 1. INTRODUCTION Blind by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic through the project 1M0572 and by Grant

  1. Modeling and Simulation of a Microgrid as a Stochastic Hybrid System

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    . Strelec and K. Macek are with the Honeywell Laboratories, Honeywell s.r.o., V Parku 2326/18 , 148 00 Prague,Czech Republic. Email: {martin.strelec,karel.macek}@honeywell.com K. Macek is also with FNSPE CTU

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  3. Fuzzy Sets and Systems ( ) www.elsevier.com/locate/fss

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    Belohlavek, Radim

    , 771 46 Olomouc, Czech Republic Dedicated to the memory of Ladislav J. Kohout Abstract We present of products were introduced and extensively studied by Bandler and Kohout [2­7,30,31]. Most important among

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    , identification, modeling, instrumentation, power electronics, supply and loading qualities, as well as energy (Poland) Zbigniew Fedyczak (Poland) Boguslaw Grzesik (Poland) Herbert Ginn (USA) Zbigniew Hanzelka (Poland) Marian Kamierkowski (Poland) Brian Mellitt (UK) Daniel Mayer (Czech) Wieslaw Miczulski (Poland) Marian

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    and Environmental Studies 129 127 150 161 - - 86 44 Energy Science - - 135 107 - - 14 15 Asian and African Area Republic 2 Republic of Serbia 1 Czech Republic 1 Federal Republic of Germany 11 Kingdom of Norway 1

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    Integrated Human Studies/ Human and Environmental Studies 129 127 150 161 - - 86 44 Energy Science - - 135 of Sweden 5 Spain 5 Slovak Republic 2 Republic of Serbia 1 Czech Republic 1 Federal Republic of Germany 11

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    1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Kitsenko, ?. V., 1964. a Khorezm oblast Klaus, G.; Jones, E. W.; and Kliewer, I. 0., 1967 a Love, J. N. (jr.), 1966 a Love, J. N. (jr.); Valentine, B. L.; and Scales, J. W., 1967 a Luli, ?., 1966 a Albania Markov, ?. ?.; D'i?konov, L. P..., iron-dextran,steers Babesia argentina fluorescent microscopy, diagnosis Babesia berbera berenil Riek, R. F., 1966 b, 19-22, 27, 28, 29, 30, pi. 2, figs. 1-13 i, L., 1966 a Winter, H., 1967 a .gnosi Bauer, F., 1967 b Babesia berbera Mohan, R...

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    The aims of the project 2011-2014) are in the project title- Complex Research of Earthquakes Forecasting Possibilities, Seismic and Climate Change Correlations- to create a team for researching the above mentioned problem. In the Project participated 76 scientists from 16 Institutes and 8 countries- Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine. The main results are shortly listed in the next. Creating a group which is able to fulfill a Complex Research of Earthquakes Forecasting Possibilities; The main result is statistical prove of imminent forecasting possibility for seismic regional activity on the basis of the geomagnetic monitoring in the framework of special created data acquisition system for earthquakes archiving, visualization and analysis (geomagnetic quake approach). Illustrated with the data from INTERMAGNET stations- PAG (Panagurichte, Bulgaria), SUA (Surlari, Romania), GCK (Grocka, Serbia) and LAquila (AQU, Italy) for the last 5-8 years; The application of the geom...

  15. Ogmios 17

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    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Bulgarian University, Dept Modern & Applied Linguistics, Sofia, Bulgaria. October 26-28, 2001.. .......... 2 0 Laneuaee-Societv-Historv: the Balkans. Languages of the Americas Workshop: Edmonton, March 22-24, 2002 ........... 2 0 ARCLING 11... ................................. . 2 5 John Lynch: The Linguistic History of Southern Vanuatu.. ........................... 26 Nikolaus P. Himmelrnann, ed.: Sourcebook on Tomini-Tolitoli languages: General information and word lists ................. 2 6 David Rose: The Western...

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    of the Balkans allows observing the connections between Southwest Bulgaria and Thrace on the one hand the mountain chains of the Balkan Mountains and the Sredna Gora Mountains. The microclimate of this valley 10 Dab96/3 I-15/16 0,75-0,80 western part of building 10 Dab96/4 I-19 0,75-0,80 building, floor 10

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    in the study. On the other hand, in Bulgaria, Lithuania, Italy, and Sweden more equitable percentages of poor and wealthy students were taught by qualified mathematics teachers. In another TIMSS 2003 secondary analysis by Caceres (2009), which was conducted... at the individual teacher level as opposed to the national level analyses by Akiba et al., there were negligible correlations between the classroom mean SES and teacher quality in Romania and Sweden at the eighth-grade level. Because Turkey did not participate...

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    O'Boyle, Noel M; Guha, Rajarshi; Willighagen, Egon L; Adams, Samuel E; Alvarsson, Jonathan; Apodaca, Richard L; Bradley, Jean-Claude; Filippov, Igor V; Hanson, Robert M; Hanwell, Marcus D; Hutchison, Geoffrey R; James, Craig A; Jeliazkova, Nina; Lang, Andrew S I D; Langner, Karol M; Lonie, David C; Lowe, Daniel M; Pansanel, Jerome; Pavlov, Dmitry; Spjuth, Ola; Steinbeck, Christoph; Tenderholt, Adam L; Theisen, Kevin J; Murray-Rust, Peter

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    Ideaconsult Ltd., 4.A.Kanchev str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria 14Department of Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, and Mathematics, Oral Roberts University, 7777 S. Lewis Ave. Tulsa, OK 74171, USA 15Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, Einsteinweg... the fundamental tenants of the scientific method for data sharing and reproducibility. The Blue Obelisk was first described in the CDK News [2] and later as a formal paper by Guha et al. [3] in 2006. Its home on the web is at http...

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    2011-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

    and the withdrawal of the various allies. In contrast, the topic has been understudied in the academic community. Most of the 1 Portugal and Spain Vow to Boost Ties Despite Differences in Iraq, AFP, May 4 2004. 2 research about the “Coalition of the Willing” (CW... 56-108 Chapter 4: Italy in the Coalition of the Willing 109-139 Chapter 5: Denmark in the Coalition of the Willing 140-170 Chapter 6: Bulgaria in the Coalition...

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    Yeredor, Arie

    On Computation of Approximate Joint Block-Diagonalization using Ordinary AJD Petr TichavskĂ˝ 1 2, 461 17 Liberec, Czech Republic Abstract. Approximate joint block diagonalization (AJBD) of a set, we prove that when the set is exactly jointly block-diagonalizable, perfect block

  11. The Lottery Problem Alewyn P Burger + , Werner R Grundlingh # & Jan H van Vuuren #

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    van Vuuren, Jan H.

    , Slovenia #35, 5, 5; k# Kansas #35, 6, 6; k# Hungary, Sweden #35, 7, 7; k# Kazakhstan, Yugoslavia #36, 5, 5, Pennsylvania #39, 5, 5; k# Croatia #39, 7, 7; k# Czech Republic #40, 5, 5; k# Ghana, Kazakhstan, Louisiana, New

  12. The Lottery Problem Alewyn P Burger

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    van Vuuren, Jan H.

    35, 6, 6; k Hungary, Sweden 35, 7, 7; k Kazakhstan, Yugoslavia 36, 5, 5; k Maine, New Hampshire Czech Republic 40, 5, 5; k Ghana, Kazakhstan, Louisiana, New Zealand, Per´u 40, 6, 6; k Arizona 41, 6, 6

  13. IIE Transactions (2007) 39, 314 Copyright C "IIE"

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    Morton, David

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    supports the Second Line of Defense (SLD) program of the US Department of Energy. The smuggling of nuclear the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In the early 1990s, Russia inherited roughly 600­850 metric tons of highly en the illicit material. Weapons-grade material has been seized by authorities in Russia, Germany, the Czech

  14. Microwave Photochemistry Petr KLN a

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    , Czech Republic Content 14.1 Introduction 14.2 Ultraviolet Discharge in Electrodeless Lamps 14, mechanical activation, or plasma discharge [1]. Since the first reports on the use of MW heating is frequently, but not irreplaceably, connected to the electrodeless discharge lamp (EDL) which generates UV

  15. DOI: 10.1126/science.1202817 , 333 (2011);332Science

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    Cohen, Adam E.

    and Communications of Japan, Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology, Grants for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST) commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Japanese

  16. Nonlinear Dynamics Workshop in Memory of Alexei Pokrovskii

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    McKay, Benjamin

    25' T.B.A. 15:00 Andrei Korobeinikov, Ireland 25' Evolution of HIV 15:30 Coffee break Chair: Dmitrii paleotsunamis: how to estimate tsunami risk for a partic- ular place 12:05 Jana Kopfova, Czech Republic 25

  17. APPLICATION OF MICROWAVE-ASSISTED PHOTOCHEMISTRY

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences in friction with neighboring molec ules and thereby in heat. On the other hand, the UV-VIS radiation can bring pollutants - see similarities between the solar spectrum and the spectrum of sulfur EDL). w w w w w w

  18. The January 2010 Efpalio earthquake sequence in the western Corinth Gulf (Greece) E. Sokos a,

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    The January 2010 Efpalio earthquake sequence in the western Corinth Gulf (Greece) E. Sokos a, , J. Serpetsidaki a , G.-A. Tselentis a a University of Patras, Seismological Laboratory, Greece b Charles of Thessaloniki, Department of Geophysics, Greece d Czech Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering

  19. NASA LAW, October 25-28, 2010, Gatlinburg Molecular Hydrogen Formation in the Early Universe: New

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    Savin, Daniel Wolf

    , Czech Republic S. C. O. Glover Institut f¨ur Theoretische Astrophysik, Zentrum f¨ur Astronomie der-of-magnitude uncertainty in the rate coef- ficient for this AD reaction Glover et al. (2006). This uncertainty severely, such as in ionized regions (i.e., H ii regions) created by earlier Population III stars (Glover et al. 2006; Glover

  20. IJPRAI-D-07-00167 Revision 1 International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence

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    Savicky, Petr

    Intelligence c World Scientific Publishing Company K-means Clustering for Problems with Periodic Attributes M Vodarenskou vezi 2, 182 07 Prague 8, Czech Republic, mp/emil@cs.cas.cz The K-means algorithm is very popular induces a conceptually correct topology for periodic attributes is embedded into the K-means algorithm

  1. ON THE MODELING AND CONTROL OF DELAMINATION PROCESSES

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    Kocvara, Michal

    . Outrata Institute of Information Theory and Automation Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Pod vod vehicles depends upon developing struc- tures capable of absorbing large amounts of crash energy. Composite Antipolis, July 21-25, 2003 (submitted) #12;2 of such structures. Mathematical simulation of vehicle crash

  2. Strong Negation: Its Relation to Intervals and Its Use in Expert Systems

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    Ward, Karen

    Sciences, New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA, email hunguyen@nmsu.edu Hoang Phuong­Liem National Center for Natural Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam email nhphuong@bdvn.vnmail.vnd.net Mirko Navara Center for Machine Perception, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Czech Technical University

  3. STRONG NEGATION: ITS RELATION TO INTERVALS AND ITS USE IN EXPERT SYSTEMS

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    Kreinovich, Vladik

    Mexico State University Environmental and Earth Studies) Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA University of Texas of Electrical Engineering Nghia­Do, Tu­Liem Czech Technical University Institute of Information Technology, Vietnam email navara@cmp.felk.cvut.cz email nhphuong@bdvn.vnmail.vnd.net I. INTERVALS IN DIFFERENT LOGICS

  4. Checking Session-Oriented Interactions between Web Services

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    Checking Session-Oriented Interactions between Web Services Pavel Parizek1 , Jiri Adamek1,2 1 of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Computer Science Abstract Although web services are generally envisioned as being stateless, some of them are implicitly stateful. The reason is that the web services

  5. Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Fi i Hi h Ed ti i th C t E i Cli tFinancing Higher Education in the Current Economic Climate

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    Heller, Don

    Financing Higher Education in the Current Economic Climate Toronto, ON January 23, 2010 Trends in Higher Education Portugal Mexico Austria Italy Chile2 Slovak Republic Czech Republic Turkey Brazil 44 Russia U S 1. Year for notes (www.oecd.org/edu/eag2009). © 2010, Donald E. Heller© 2010, Donald E. Heller #12;Changes

  6. IOP PUBLISHING JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D: APPLIED PHYSICS J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42 (2009) 075202 (7pp) doi:10.1088/0022-3727/42/7/075202

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    Guerra, Vasco

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Electronics, Masaryk University, Kotl´arsk´a 2, CZ-61137, Brno, Czech Republic 2 Instituto de Plasmas e Fus in this article are in colour only in the electronic version) 1. Introduction Nitrogen discharges with more than several percent of oxygen, such as air, are quite well understood and reliable kinetic models

  7. Implementation of higher-order methods for robust and efficient compositional simulation

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    Firoozabadi, Abbas

    and Physical Engineering, Department of Mathematics, Trojanova 13, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic a r t i c l e media. Despite powerful features, these methods have inherent limitations when applied to fractured of Computational Physics journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcp #12;higher-order method for complex

  8. A possible role of social activity to explain differences in publication output among ecologists

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    Nachman, Michael

    activities in the world is drinking alcohol. In Europe, most alcohol is consumed as beer and, based on well correlations between beer consumption and several measures of scientific performance. Using a survey from the Czech Republic, that has the highest per capita beer consumption rate in the world, I show

  9. Bio-Rad Laboratories T r a c e M e T a l s c o n T r o l s for Trace Metals Testing

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    Rodriguez, Carlos

    -514-334-4372 China 86-21-64260808 Czech Republic 420-241-430-532 Denmark +45-4452-1000 Finland 358-9-804-22-00 France-Aminolevulinic Acid Aluminum Antimony Arsenic Cadmium Chromium Cobalt Copper Fluoride Hippuric Acid Lead of toxicological and environmental importance for whole blood analysis. Human whole blood based· 3 year shelf life

  10. A New Thermodynamic Function for Phase-Splitting at Constant Temperature,

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    Firoozabadi, Abbas

    ´ Mikyska Dept. of Mathematics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical Hillhouse Avenue, ML 103, New Haven, CT 06511 Reservoir Engineering Research Institute, 595 Lytton Ave. VVC 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers AIChE J, 57: 1897­1904, 2011 Keywords: two

  11. Journal de Th eorie des Nombres de Bordeaux 15 (2003), 223{229

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    Kuèera, Radan

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    -extensions par Radan KU #20; CERA R#19; esum#19; e. Nous nous int#19;eressons aux limites projectives des 2001. Supported by the grant 201/01/0471 of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic. #12; 224 Radan Ku

  12. Tatra Mt. Math. Publ. 20 (2000), 93--104 Mathematical Publications

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    Kuèera, Radan

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    AND CIRCULAR UNITS OF SOME GENUS FIELDS Radan KuŸ cera ABSTRACT. The Stickelberger ideal and the group. This research is supported by the grant 201/97/0433 of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic. 93 #12; RADAN KU

  13. September 2005 DVR set-top box decoder

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    Brown, Geoffrey

    of such information nor for any infringement of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of STMicroelectronics Australia - Belgium - Brazil - Canada - China - Czech Republic - Finland - France - Germany - Hong Kong

  14. Kalinella bambusicola gen. et sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), a novel coccoid Chlorella-like subaerial alga

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    -like subaerial alga from Southeast Asiapre_534 159..169 Jirí Neustupa,* Yvonne Nemcová, Marek Eliás and Pavel, Czech Republic SUMMARY The traditional green algal genus Chlorella, which com- prised coccoid algae lineage of the trebouxiophycean Watanabea clade, dissimilar from other members of this group. The alga has

  15. Novel perfluoroalkylated derivatives of DD-galactopyranose and xylitol for biomedical uses. Hemocompatibility and effect on

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    Cirkva, Vladimir

    of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Technicka´ 5, 166 28 Prague, Czech as biocompatible surfactants in the medical area1,2 displaying unique properties for the formulation of colloidal-galactose were synthesized by the one-step nucleophilic addition of protected carbohy- drates to perfluorinated

  16. Proceedings of the Conference on Promoting Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

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    and pioneering REU program with both domestic and international components. Traditional themes of the domestic the scientific scope and student experience of both programs. Since 1999 the DIMACS REU has had an international. This was a pioneer in international REU programs. The joint international program includes outstanding Czech students

  17. n a t i o n a l a c a d e m y o f s c i e n c e s J a n t a u c

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    Zallen, Richard

    groups lived together quite peacefully until hitler came to power and exhorted the german population stipulated that opava was supposed to remain in czechoslovakia, hitler suddenly changed his #12; B i o g r's second year, hitler occupied the czech part of czechoslovakia, which became Protektorat Böhmen und mähren

  18. Interval Set Clustering of Web Users using Modified Kohonen Self-Organizing Maps based on the Properties of Rough Sets

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    1 Interval Set Clustering of Web Users using Modified Kohonen Self-Organizing Maps based, 121 35 Prague 2, Czech Republic Abstract Web usage mining involves application of data mining techniques to discover usage patterns from the web data. Clustering is one of the important functions in web

  19. Apatite and Phillipsite as Sequestering Agents for Metals and Radionuclides

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    Knox, A.S.

    2003-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Laboratory and greenhouse studies were conducted to quantify apatite and phillipsite (zeolite) sequestration of selected metal contaminants. Results from the laboratory study were used to design the greenhouse study that used a soil impacted by a Zn-Pb smelter from Pribram, Czech Republic.

  20. Absolute Configuration of Chiral Terpenes in Marking Pheromones of Bumblebees and

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    Rasmont, Pierre

    , Prague, Czech Republic 2Department of Chemistry of Natural Products, Institute of Chemical Technology of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Ecological chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden by enantioselective gas chromatography on a capillary column coated with 60% heptakis(2,3-di-O-acetyl-6-O

  1. FEATURENEWS 6 5 4 | N A T U R E | V O L 4 9 1 | 2 9 N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 2

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    Toohey, Darin W.

    Natural gas Nuclear Renewables Energy use in million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe). KEY Design by JASIEK Croatia Kazakhstan Uzbekistan Ukraine Finland G reece Austria Romania Norway Czech Republic Sweden Belgium are burning unprecedented amounts of oil and gas, the estimates of how much is left continue to grow, thanks

  2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Professor Presents Unique Theory of Evolution in New Book

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    Flegr, Jaroslav

    are formed during a short period of evolutionary plasticity in which the species can change its properties, Czech Republic. About BookSurge BookSurge Publishing is a DBA of On-Demand Publishing LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc., (NASDAQ AMZN). BookSurge is a pioneer in self-publishing and print-on-demand services

  3. Biogeosciences, 4, 657671, 2007 www.biogeosciences.net/4/657/2007/

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    soil drought during the study period, we were able to study atmospheric effects. Incoming radiation is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Biogeosciences Model analysis of the effects of atmospheric of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelsk´a 3, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic 4Research Institute for Nature and Forest

  4. Petr Kohout Curriculum vitae

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    Janouskova, Martina

    Petr Kohout Curriculum vitae Department. of Mycorrhizal Symbioses Institute of Botany, AS CR Lesni in Prague, Faculty of Science Vinicna 5, 128 44 Prague, Czech Republic kohout4@natur.cuni.cz tel presentation on Plant- Microbial Interactions 2008, Kraków, Poland. Publications: Kohout P, Sýkorová Z, Bahram

  5. newsletternewsletter EUROPEAN FUSION DEVELOPEMENT AGREEMENT

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    , the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia Association EURATOM/ University of Latvia Institute of Solid State Physics, Riga http://www.cfi.lu.lv/ Poland, it is essential to present fusion research within the general context of energy research and to explain societal

  6. Capture and Utilisation of Landfill Gas

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    Columbia University

    . In his 2003 review of energy recovery from landfill gas, Willumsen1 reported that as of 2001, there were thermal energy, or 20,000 tonnes of methane (CH4) per year. LANDFILLING OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE 40 Austria 15 Switzerland 10 Norway 20 Denmark 21 Sweden 70 Finland 10 Poland 10 Czech Republic 5

  7. Journal Information Journal Impact Factor

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    Krejcí, Pavel

    Journal Information Journal Impact Factor 5-Year Journal Impact Factor Journal Self Cites Journal Immediacy Index 2012 JCR Science Edition Journal: Applications of Mathematics Mark Journal Title ISSN Total- life APPL MATH-CZECH 0862-7940 240 0.222 0.549 0.054 37 7.3 >10.0 Cited Journal Citing Journal Source

  8. European Union enlargement A historic opportunity

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    Bilbao Arrese, Jesús Mario

    with Cyprus, Malta, and Turkey 17 Accession Partnerships 18 Pre-accession assistance 20 The Phare Programme 20 Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia. Malta, which had `frozen' its application

  9. FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE 2012/13 SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND

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    Toronto, University of

    in Translation SLA234H1 - Russian and Soviet Cinema #12;FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE 2012/13 SLA240H1 - New FormsFACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE 2012/13 SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES www of Polish Literature and Culture: A Survey SLA225H1 - The Czech and Slovak Cinema SLA226H1 - Postwar Polish

  10. CO.09.04.01 UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

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    Birmingham, University of

    -Principal); Professor M J H Sterling (Vice-Chancellor and Principal) Dr J S Taunque MBE Also present: Mrs G Ball for their returns; (b) the Vice-Chancellor had been elected a Foreign Member of the Engineering Academy of the Czech

  11. IOP PUBLISHING JOURNAL OF PHYSICS A: MATHEMATICAL AND THEORETICAL J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42 (2009) 282003 (7pp) doi:10.1088/1751-8113/42/28/282003

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Universit¨at Darmstadt, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany 2 Department of Physics, Czech Technical University. PACS numbers: 03.65.Ud, 03.67.Bg, 03.67.-a, 03.65.Yz In recent years specific features of classical networks have been investigated intensively [1] because they exhibit generic organizing principles shared

  12. UNIVERSITY PRBSS Oxford University Press, Inc., publishes works that further

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    Levinson, David M.

    Shanghai Taipei Toronto With offices in Argentina Austria Brazil Chile Czech Republic France Greece ifwe agree that congestion wastes time, is minimizing congestion the most appropriate public policy goal (Taylor 2003)? Do measures of congestion provide the basis for policy prescriptions? We argue

  13. Plant maintenance and plant life extension issue, 2007

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    Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

    2007-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The focus of the March-April issue is on plant maintenance and plant life extension. Major articles/reports in this issue include: Three proposed COLs expected in 2007, by Dale E. Klein, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Delivering behaviors that our customers value, by Jack Allen, Westinghouse Electric Company; Facilitating high-level and fuel waste disposal technologies, by Malcolm Gray, IAEA, Austria; Plant life management and long-term operation, by Pal Kovacs, OECD-NEA, France; Measuring control rod position, by R. Taymanov, K. Sapozhnikova, I. Druzhinin, D.I. Mendeleyev, Institue for Metrology, Russia; and, 'Modernization' means higher safety, by Svetlana Genova, Kozluduy NPP plc, Bulgaria.

  14. The role of women in the fight for Egyptian independence

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    Reynolds, Jennifer

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    . Therefore, the British wished to establish their presence in the region and assert claims over I I 8' * I , E~i ~ 7 I I . (N Y k: C ' ' B k I . , 1958) 78. their strategic interests without the energy and responsibility of fully co-opting an entire... to martial law and to the censorship of the press, both of which were a result wartime policy. They also asserted the Egyptian desire for complete independence from Britain, regarding Egypt as just as capable of independence as Serbia and Bulgaria and more...

  15. Test of two hypotheses explaining the size of populations in a system of cities

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    Vitanov, Nikolay K

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Two classical hypotheses are examined about the population growth in a system of cities: Hypothesis 1 pertains to Gibrat's and Zipf's theory which states that the city growth-decay process is size independent; Hypothesis 2 pertains to the so called Yule process which states that the growth of populations in cities happens when (i) the distribution of the city population initial size obeys a log-normal function, (ii) the growth of the settlements follows a stochastic process. The basis for the test is some official data on Bulgarian cities at various times. This system was chosen because (i) Bulgaria is a country for which one does not expect biased theoretical conditions; (ii) the city populations were determined rather precisely. The present results show that: (i) the population size growth of the Bulgarian cities is size dependent, whence Hypothesis 1 is not confirmed for Bulgaria; (ii) the population size growth of Bulgarian cities can be described by a double Pareto log-normal distribution, whence Hypothe...

  16. Seismicity and seismic response of the Soviet-designed VVER (Water-cooled, Water moderated Energy Reactor) reactor plants

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    Ma, D.C.; Gvildys, J.; Wang, C.Y.; Spencer, B.W.; Sienicki, J.J.; Seidensticker, R.W.; Purvis, E.E. III

    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    On March 4, 1977, a strong earthquake occurred at Vrancea, Romania, about 350 km from the Kozloduy plant in Bulgaria. Subsequent to this event, construction of the unit 2 of the Armenia plant was delayed over two years while seismic features were added. On December 7, 1988, another strong earthquake struck northwest Armenia about 90 km north of the Armenia plant. Extensive damage of residential and industrial facilities occurred in the vicinity of the epicenter. The earthquake did not damage the Armenia plant. Following this event, the Soviet government announced that the plant would be shutdown permanently by March 18, 1989, and the station converted to a fossil-fired plant. This paper presents the results of the seismic analyses of the Soviet-designed VVER (Water-cooled, Water moderated Energy Reactor) plants. Also presented is the information concerning seismicity in the regions where VVERs are located and information on seismic design of VVERs. The reference units are the VVER-440 model V230 (similar to the two units of the Armenia plant) and the VVER-1000 model V320 units at Kozloduy in Bulgaria. This document provides an initial basis for understanding the seismicity and seismic response of VVERs under seismic events. 1 ref., 9 figs., 3 tabs.

  17. Application of the LBB concept to nuclear power plants with WWER 440 and WWER 1000 reactors

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    Zdarek, J.; Pecinka, L. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez (Czech Republic)

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Leak-before-break (LBB) analysis of WWER type reactors in the Czech and Sloval Republics is summarized in this paper. Legislative bases, required procedures, and validation and verification of procedures are discussed. A list of significant issues identified during the application of LBB analysis is presented. The results of statistical evaluation of crack length characteristics are presented and compared for the WWER 440 Type 230 and 213 reactors and for the WWER 1000 Type 302, 320 and 338 reactors.

  18. Crimea as Kosovo and Sudetenland: The Peril of Historical Narratives in the 2014 Russo-Ukrainian Crisis.

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    Jameson, Robert

    2014-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

    . The Vyšehrad assessment is notably similar. Karel Schwarzenberg, the former Czech foreign minister, observed “What’s happening in Ukraine is history repeating itself,” because “Putin is acting along the same principle as Adolf Hitler,” in justifying... usually only buy a little bit of time.” The lesson we derive? Crimea is Sudetenland, Putin is akin to Hitler in his cynical and aggressive expansionism, and therefore the West must demonstrate its strength and stop him. As we think we know, Putin...

  19. The Use of Isotope Dilution Alpha Spectrometry and Liquid Scintillation Counting to Determine Radionuclides in Environmental Samples

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    Bylyku, Elida [Center of Applied Nuclear Physics, Tirana University, Tirana (Albania)

    2009-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

    In Albania in recent years it has been of increasing interest to determine various pollutants in the environment and their possible effects on human health. The radiochemical procedure used to identify Pu, Am, U, Th, and Sr radioisotopes in soil, sediment, water, coal, and milk samples is described. The analysis is carried out in the presence of respective tracer solutions and combines the procedure for Pu analysis based on anion exchange, the selective method for Sr isolation based on extraction chromatography using Sr-Spec resin, and the application of the TRU-Spec column for separation of Am fraction. An acid digestion method has been applied for the decomposition of samples. The radiochemical procedure involves the separation of Pu from Th, Am, and Sr by anion exchange, followed by the preconcentration of Am and Sr by coprecipitation with calcium oxalate. Am is separated from Sr by extraction chromatography. Uranium is separated from the bulk elements by liquid-liquid extraction using UTEVA registered resin. Thin sources for alpha spectrometric measurements are prepared by microprecipitation with NdF3. Two International Atomic Energy Agency reference materials were analyzed in parallel with the samples.

  20. Sulfide scaling in low enthalpy geothermal environments; A survey

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    Criaud, A.; Fouillac, C. (Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres (BRGM), 45 - Orleans (France))

    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A review of the sulfide scaling phenomena in low-temperature environments is presented. While high-temperature fluids tend to deposit metal sulfides because of their high concentrations of dissolved metals and variations of temperature, pressure and fluid chemistry, low temperature media are characterized by very low metal content but much higher dissolved sulfide. In the case of the goethermal wells of the Paris Basin, detailed studies demonstrate that the relatively large concentrations of chloride and dissolved sulfide are responsible for corrosion and consequent formation of iron sulfide scale composed of mackinawite, pyrite and pyrrhotite. The effects of the exploitation schemes are far less important than the corrosion of the casings. The low-enthalpy fluids that do not originate from sedimentary aquifers (such as in Iceland and Bulgaria), have a limited corrosion potential, and the thin sulfide film that appears may prevent the progress of corrosion.

  1. Uranium production in Eastern Europe and its environmental impact: A literature survey

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    Norman, R.E.

    1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A survey of the unclassified literature was made to determine the location, technology, throughput, and environmental status of the uranium mines and mills that have historically made up uranium production capability in Eastern Europe. Included in that survey were the following countries: the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), now part of a reunited Germany, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Poland. Until recently, uranium was being produced in five of these six countries (Poland stopped production 20 years ago). The production began directly after World War II in support of weapons production in the Soviet Union. Eastern Europe has produced about two-thirds of the total Soviet uranium inventory historically, or about 330,000 metric tonnes of uranium (NM) [730 million pounds of uranium (MlbU)l out of a total of about 490,000 MTU (1090 NlbU).

  2. Role of research reactors in training of NPP personnel with special focus on training reactor VR-1

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    Sklenka, L.; Rataj, J.; Frybort, J.; Huml, O. [Dept. of Nuclear Reactors, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague, V Holesovickach 2, Prague 8, 180 00 (Czech Republic)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Research reactors play an important role in providing key personnel of nuclear power plants a hands-on experience from operation and experiments at nuclear facilities. Training of NPP (Nuclear Power Plant) staff is usually deeply theoretical with an extensive utilisation of simulators and computer visualisation. But a direct sensing of the reactor response to various actions can only improve the personnel awareness of important aspects of reactor operation. Training Reactor VR-1 and its utilization for training of NPP operators and other professionals from Czech Republic and Slovakia is described. Typical experimental exercises and good practices in organization of a training program are demonstrated. (authors)

  3. Mechanical behaviour of a sprayed concrete lining isolated by a sprayed waterproofing membrane

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    Nakashimaa, Masanari; Hammer, Anna-Lena; Thewes, Markus; Elshafie, Mohammed; Soga, Kenichi

    2015-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

    – Transport and City Tunnels, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 121-126, 2010. [4] B. Maidl, M. Thewes, and U. Maidl, Handbook of Tunnel Engineering I, 1st ed. Berlin: Ernst und Sohn, 2013. [5] M. Thewes and G. Vollmann, “Applications of a shotcrete robot... without, so that the two test results could be compared. A summary of the test cases conducted is given in Table 1. It was assumed that the application of the sprayed waterproofing membrane could take place without any hindrance due to climatic...

  4. Effect of {gamma}-irradiation on strength of concrete for nuclear-safety structures

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    Vodak, F. [Czech Technical University (CVUT), Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Thakurova 7, CZ 166 29 Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Trtik, K. [Czech Technical University (CVUT), Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Thakurova 7, CZ 166 29 Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Sopko, V. [Czech Technical University (CVUT), Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Thakurova 7, CZ 166 29 Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Kapickova, O. [Czech Technical University (CVUT), Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Thakurova 7, CZ 166 29 Prague 6 (Czech Republic); Demo, P. [Czech Technical University (CVUT), Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Thakurova 7, CZ 166 29 Prague 6 (Czech Republic)]. E-mail: demo@fzu.cz

    2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Concrete applied for construction of nuclear power plant (NPP) Temelin (Czech Republic) has been exposed to {gamma}-irradiation up to dose 6x10{sup 5} Gy. Depending on the level of irradiation, changes in strength, porous structure and phase composition of the concrete have been studied. It is found that irradiation lowers both the strength of concrete (about 10%) and volume (resp. surface) of porous space. On the other hand, {gamma}-irradiation increases the ratio of calcite, CaCO{sub 3}, in the concrete. Observed effects are discussed with respect to safety of NPPs.

  5. Magnetization relaxation in (Ga,Mn)As ferromagnetic semiconductors

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    Sinova, Jairo; Jungwirth, T.; Liu, X.; Sasaki, Y.; Furdyna, JK; Atkinson, WA; MacDonald, AH.

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    - ?As ferromagnetic semiconductors Furdyna,4,3 W. A. Atkinson,5 and A. H. MacDonald3 y, College Station, Texas 77843-4242, USA a? 10, 162 53 Praha 6, Czech Republic at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712-0264, USA Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA y...-quality samples, due to the coupling of the d-level local moments to 5 Donald, Phys. Rev. B 66, 012402 ~2002!; K.W. Edmonds, K.Y. Wang, R.P. Campion, A.C. Neumann, C.T. Foxon, B.L. Gal- lagher, and P.C. Main, Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3010 ~2002!. 8 and A. Fert...

  6. Identification Strategies in Survey Response Using Vignettes

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    Corrado, Luisa; Weeks, Melvyn

    the price of various identification assumptions. 4A common distributional assumption used in these models is normality. For M > 1 this gives rise to the multivariate ordered probit model. 7 assuming scale homogeneity in the form of constant threshold... -reported life satisfaction in Table 4 we note that in Italy and the Czech Republic only 7% of the respondents are ”Very Satisfied” with their life while in Denmark this percentage is 41% and in Sweden is 31%. It is also interesting to note that in Italy...

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  15. Administrator Highlights NNSA Role in Implementing Prague Agenda During

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  16. Cathodoluminescence microscopy and petrographic image analysis of aggregates in concrete pavements affected by alkali-silica reaction

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    Stastna, A., E-mail: astastna@gmail.com [Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2 (Czech Republic); Sachlova, S.; Pertold, Z.; Prikryl, R. [Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2 (Czech Republic); Leichmann, J. [Department of Geological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Kotlarska 267/2, 611 37 Brno (Czech Republic)

    2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Various microscopic techniques (cathodoluminescence, polarizing and electron microscopy) were combined with image analysis with the aim to determine a) the modal composition and degradation features within concrete, and b) the petrographic characteristics and the geological types (rocks, and their provenance) of the aggregates. Concrete samples were taken from five different portions of Highway Nos. D1, D11, and D5 (the Czech Republic). Coarse and fine aggregates were found to be primarily composed of volcanic, plutonic, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, as well as of quartz and feldspar aggregates of variable origins. The alkali-silica reaction was observed to be the main degradation mechanism, based upon the presence of microcracks and alkali-silica gels in the concrete. Use of cathodoluminescence enabled the identification of the source materials of the quartz aggregates, based upon their CL characteristics (i.e., color, intensity, microfractures, deformation, and zoning), which is difficult to distinguish only employing polarizing and electron microscopy. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer ASR in concrete pavements on the Highways Nos. D1, D5 and D11 (Czech Republic). Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Cathodoluminescence was combined with various microscopic techniques and image analysis. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer ASR was attributed to aggregates. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Source materials of aggregates were identified based on cathodoluminescence characteristics. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Quartz comes from different volcanic, plutonic and metamorphic parent rocks.

  17. Coal bunkers in underground mines

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    Polak, J.; Zegzulka, J. [VSB-Technical Univ., Ostrava (Czech Republic)

    1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    In spite of the technical progress in the application of face technological equipment, the fluctuation of its output has been still considerable. A coal clearance system can be on one hand overloaded by production peaks and on the other hand its stoppages unfavorably influence production of faces. It has been proved that the most effective coal conveying system incorporates surge bunkers to eliminate the above mentioned problems. The surge bunkers have been used in the Czech mines since the middle of the sixties. There were 17 bunkers with an average capacity of 200 m{sup 3} in the biggest Czech coal mine basin OKD in 1967. Presently the number of bunkers has increased to 66 with a total capacity of 40,000 m{sup 3}. It represents the possibility of storing 56% of the daily OKD running of mine output. Two thirds of the number are gate bunkers with an average capacity of 540 m{sup 3} and the rest are skip ones with an average capacity of 740 m{sup 3}, situated at the shaft side.

  18. Proceedings of the scientific visit on crystalline rock repository development.

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    Mariner, Paul E.; Hardin, Ernest L.; Miksova, Jitka [RAWRA, Czech Republic

    2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A scientific visit on Crystalline Rock Repository Development was held in the Czech Republic on September 24-27, 2012. The visit was hosted by the Czech Radioactive Waste Repository Authority (RAWRA), co-hosted by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The purpose of the visit was to promote technical information exchange between participants from countries engaged in the investigation and exploration of crystalline rock for the eventual construction of nuclear waste repositories. The visit was designed especially for participants of countries that have recently commenced (or recommenced) national repository programmes in crystalline host rock formations. Discussion topics included repository programme development, site screening and selection, site characterization, disposal concepts in crystalline host rock, regulatory frameworks, and safety assessment methodology. Interest was surveyed in establishing a %E2%80%9Cclub,%E2%80%9D the mission of which would be to identify and address the various technical challenges that confront the disposal of radioactive waste in crystalline rock environments. The idea of a second scientific visit to be held one year later in another host country received popular support. The visit concluded with a trip to the countryside south of Prague where participants were treated to a tour of the laboratory and underground facilities of the Josef Regional Underground Research Centre.

  19. Computer simulation of the processes at electron beam technologies

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    Mladenov, G.M.; Vutova, K.; Sabchevsky, S. [Institute of Electronics, Sofia (Bulgaria)

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The computer software packages developed in Bulgaria are among our important research results concerning EB melting and refining. (i) In the field of the gun and the beam improvement optimisation: A new approach, based on beam phase analysis, has been proposed and applied in a computer software package. The computer simulation of beam formation and transport permit to optimize technology electron guns and predict some features of the processes. A investigation of the ion compensation of the electron space charge in the beam at different technology conditions is in progress. (ii) In the electron beam refining technology. The kinetics of the impurities evaporation and refining of the low density contaminants at the drip or cold hearth melting has been investigated. Computer calculation of the component concentration changes during refinement had been developed. Analysis of main processes of the impurity transport can be studied. (iii) In the field of beam heating of the materials: Computer simulation of the heat transport is done. Deep of the melted pool, thermal distribution in the casted ingot as the temperature loading of the equipment parts are possible to be calculated.

  20. Multi-band optical-NIR variability of blazars on diverse timescales

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    Agarwal, Aditi; Bachev, R; Strigachev, A; Semkov, E; Wiita, Paul J; Bottcher, M; Boeva, S; Gaur, H; Gu, M F; Peneva, S; Ibryamov, S; Pandey, U S

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    To search for optical variability on a wide range of timescales, we have carried out photometric monitoring of two flat spectrum radio quasars, 3C 454.3 and 3C 279, plus one BL Lac, S5 0716+714, all of which have been exhibiting remarkably high activity and pronounced variability at all wavelengths. CCD magnitudes in B, V, R and I pass-bands were determined for $\\sim$ 7000 new optical observations from 114 nights made during 2011 - 2014, with an average length of $\\sim$ 4 h each, at seven optical telescopes: four in Bulgaria, one in Greece, and two in India. We measured multiband optical flux and colour variations on diverse timescales. Discrete correlation functions were computed among B, V, R, and I observations, to search for any time delays. We found weak correlations in some cases with no significant time lags. The structure function method was used to estimate any characteristic time-scales of variability. We also investigated the spectral energy distribution of the three blazars using B, V, R, I, J and...

  1. Development of the in-structure response spectra of the VVER-440 Model 230 Kozloduy Plant

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    Kostov, M.K. [Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia (BG). Central Lab. for Seismic Mechanics and Earthquake Engineering; Ma, D.C. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Prato, C.A. [Univ. of Cordoba (AR); Stevenson, J.D. [Stevenson and Associates, Cleveland, OH (US)

    1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Kozloduy NPP is located in the North-West part of Bulgaria on the Danube river. The plant consists of four units of 440 MW and two units of 1,000 MW. In the last 15 years there have been three strong, intermediate depth earthquakes in the Vrancea seismic zone (1977, 1986, 1990) which have affected the NPP site. The Vrancea zone is located approximately 300 km northeast of the plant. It is known for the generation of strong, long-period seismic motions. In 1990 an intensive work program for qualification of the plant according to the international standards (IAEA 1991; IAEA 1992) was initiated. The work started by a project for site confirmation. As a result, new design seismic characteristics were obtained. A Review Level Earthquake is defined by a maximum acceleration of 0.2 g; a response spectrum is shown. The generation of the in-structure response spectra for units 1 and 2 VVER-440 Model 230 is presented in this paper. The coauthors belong to an IAEA Advisory Team assisting the seismic upgrading project of the Kozloduy plant.

  2. The current state of the Russian reduced enrichment research reactors program

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    Aden, V.G.; Kartashov, E.F.; Lukichev, V.A. [and others

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    During the last year after the 16-th International Conference on Reducing Fuel Enrichment in Research Reactors held in October, 1993 in Oarai, Japan, the conclusive stage of the Program on reducing fuel enrichment (to 20% in U-235) in research reactors was finally made up in Russia. The Program was started late in 70th and the first stage of the Program was completed by 1986 which allowed to reduce fuel enrichment from 80-90% to 36%. The completion of the Program current stage, which is counted for 5-6 years, will exclude the use of the fuel enriched by more than 20% from RF to other countries such as: Poland, Czeck Republick, Hungary, Roumania, Bulgaria, Libya, Viet-Nam, North Korea, Egypt, Latvia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. In 1994 the Program, approved by RF Minatom authorities, has received the status of an inter-branch program since it was admitted by the RF Ministry for Science and Technical Policy. The Head of RF Minatom central administrative division N.I.Ermakov was nominated as the Head of the Russian Program, V.G.Aden, RDIPE Deputy Director, was nominated as the scientific leader. The Program was submitted to the Commission for Scientific, Technical and Economical Cooperation between USA and Russia headed by Vice-President A. Gore and Prime Minister V. Chemomyrdin and was given support also.

  3. 3DD - Three Dimensional Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel - 12449

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    Dvorakova, Marketa; Slovak, Jiri [Radioactive Waste Repository Authority (RAWRA), Prague (Czech Republic)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Three dimensional disposal is being considered as a way in which to store long-term spent nuclear fuel in underground disposal facilities in the Czech Republic. This method involves a combination of the two most common internationally recognised disposal methods in order to practically apply the advantages of both whilst, at the same time, eliminating their weaknesses; the method also allows easy removal in case of potential re-use. The proposed method for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel will reduce the areal requirements of future deep geological repositories by more than 30%. It will also simplify the container handling process by using gravitational forces in order to meet requirements concerning the controllability of processes and ensuring operational and nuclear safety. With regard to the issue of the efficient potential removal of waste containers, this project offers an ingenious solution which does not disrupt the overall stability of the original disposal complex. (authors)

  4. Fatigue flaw growth assessment and inclusion of stratification to the LBB assessment

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    Samohyl, P.

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The application of the LBB requires also fatigue flaw growth assessment. This analysis was performed for PWR nuclear power plants types VVER 440/230, VVER 440/213c, VVER 1000/320. Respecting that these NPP`s were designed according to Russian codes that differ from US codes it was needed to compare these approaches. Comparison with our experimental data was accomplished, too. Margins of applicability of the US methods and their modifications for the materials used for construction of Czech and Slovak NPP`s are shown. Computer code accomplishing the analysis according to described method is presented. Some measurement and calculations show that thermal stratifications in horizontal pipelines can lead to additive loads that are not negligible and can be dangerous. An attempt to include these loads induced by steady-state stratification was made.

  5. Biomass gasification for liquid fuel production

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    Najser, Jan, E-mail: jan.najser@vsb.cz, E-mail: vaclav.peer@vsb.cz; Peer, Václav, E-mail: jan.najser@vsb.cz, E-mail: vaclav.peer@vsb.cz [VSB - Technical university of Ostrava, Energy Research Center, 17. listopadu 15/2172, 708 33 Ostrava-Poruba (Czech Republic); Vantuch, Martin [University of Zilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Power Engineering, Univerzitna 1, 010 26 Zilina (Slovakia)

    2014-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

    In our old fix-bed autothermal gasifier we tested wood chips and wood pellets. We make experiments for Czech company producing agro pellets - pellets made from agricultural waste and fastrenewable natural resources. We tested pellets from wheat and rice straw and hay. These materials can be very perspective, because they do?t compete with food production, they were formed in sufficient quantity and in the place of their treatment. New installation is composed of allothermal biomass fixed bed gasifier with conditioning and using produced syngas for Fischer - Tropsch synthesis. As a gasifying agent will be used steam. Gas purification will have two parts - separation of dust particles using a hot filter and dolomite reactor for decomposition of tars. In next steps, gas will be cooled, compressed and removed of sulphur and chlorine compounds and carbon dioxide. This syngas will be used for liquid fuel synthesis.

  6. Proceedings of the 1993 international conference on nuclear waste management and environmental remediation. Volume 1: Low and intermediate level radioactive waste management

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    Alexandre, D.; Baker, R.; Kohout, R.; Marke, J. [eds.

    1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    This conference was held in 1993 in Prague, Czech Republic to provide a forum for exchange of state-of-the-art information on radioactive waste management. Sections of the proceedings include the following: engineered and geological barriers; radioactive transportation and related issues; national programs for HLW and spent fuel management; recent advances in HLW treatment; science and engineering of the repository system; national examples of spent fuel storage systems; disposal systems for HLW and spent fuel--design and status; reprocessing and its influence on waste quantities; qualification methods for HLW; site characterization and underground testing; science and engineering of HLW and spent fuel storage systems; transmutation and separations of radioactivity; disposal site selection approaches and issues; and safety assessments and methodology for repositories.

  7. Energy and environmental research emphasizing low-rank coal. Semi-annual report, January--June 1994

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    NONE

    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Summaries of progress on the following tasks are presented: Mixed waste treatment; Hot water extraction of nonpolar organic pollutant from soils; Aqueous phase thermal oxidation wastewater treatment; Review of results from comprehensive characterization of air toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants; Air toxic fine particulate control; Effectiveness of sorbents for trace elements; Catalyst for utilization of methane in selective catalytic reduction of NOx; Fuel utilization properties; Hot gas cleaning; PFBC; catalytic tar cracking; sulfur forms in coal; resid and bitumen desulfurization; biodesulfurization; diesel fuel desulfurization; stability issues; Sorbent carbon development; Evaluation of carbon products; Stable and supercritical chars; Briquette binders; Carbon molecular sieves; Coal char fuel evaporation canister sorbent; Development of a coal by-product classification protocol for utilization; Use of coal ash in recycled plastics and composite materials; Corrosion of advanced structural materials; Joining of advanced structural materials; Resource data evaluation; and the Usti and Labem (Czech Republic) coal-upgrading program.

  8. Module greenhouse with high efficiency of transformation of solar energy, utilizing active and passive glass optical rasters

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    Korecko, J.; Jirka, V. [ENKI, o.p.s., Dukelska 145, 379 01 Trebon (Czech Republic); Sourek, B. [ENKI, o.p.s., Dukelska 145, 379 01 Trebon (Czech Republic); Czech Technical University of Prague, Technicka 4, 166 07 Prague (Czech Republic); Cerveny, J. [ENKI, o.p.s., Dukelska 145, 379 01 Trebon (Czech Republic); Institute of Physical Biology, Zamek 136, 373 33 Nove Hrady (Czech Republic)

    2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Since the eighties of the 20th century, various types of linear glass rasters for architectural usage have been developed in the Czech Republic made by the continuous melting technology. The development was focused on two main groups of rasters - active rasters with linear Fresnel lenses in fixed installation and with movable photo-thermal and/or photo-thermal/photo-voltaic absorbers. The second group are passive rasters based on total reflection of rays on an optical prism. During the last years we have been working on their standardization, exact measuring of their optical and thermal-technical characteristics and on creation of a final product that could be applied in solar architecture. With the project supported by the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic we were able to build an experimental greenhouse using these active and passive optical glass rasters. The project followed the growing number of technical objectives. The concept of the greenhouse consisted of interdependence construction - structural design of the greenhouse with its technological equipment securing the required temperature and humidity conditions in the interior of the greenhouse. This article aims to show the merits of the proposed scheme and presents the results of the mathematical model in the TRNSYS environment through which we could predict the future energy balance carried out similar works, thus optimizing the investment and operating costs. In this article description of various technology applications for passive and active utilization of solar radiation is presented, as well as some results of short-term and long-term experiments, including evaluation of 1-year operation of the greenhouse from the energy and interior temperature viewpoints. A comparison of the calculated energy flows in the greenhouse to real measured values, for verification of the installed model is also involved. (author)

  9. QER- Comment of Allegra Schecter

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To members of the QER Task Force: Thank you for taking time to address energy concerns for our region. It is time for renewable energy sources to be taken seriously in this country. Other countries, such as Germany, have successfully converted a majority of their energy needs to renewables. If they can do it in Germany (with Berlin much further north then northernmost Maine) we can do it here. The following article on the German electricity market, which now has an enormous amount of solar and wind capacity, indicates 60% of the entire country's electricity demand was met by renewables... and it's not even Summer yet. http://www.renewablesinternational.net/baseload-takes-a-beating-over-wee... "Wholesale prices fell so low that a number of baseload plants were simply shut down for the entire weekend. Still, day-ahead prices were close to zero yesterday. Solar and wind are not only making conventional power unprofitable in Germany, but also in neighboring France and Switzerland – and the Czech Republic says that low wholesale prices are the reason why it has stepped away from a new nuclear project." We do not need more fossil fuel infrastructure. We do not need to add more methane, from drilling for natural gas, into an already overloaded global atmosphere. Climate change is here. There is no more time to waste. Thank you. Allegra Schecter

  10. INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY IDENTIFICATION, DEVELOPMENT, DEMONSTRATION, DEPLOYMENT AND EXCHANGE

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    Roy C. Herndon

    2001-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

    Cooperative Agreement (DE-FC21-95EW55101) between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Florida State University's Institute for International Cooperative Environmental Research (IICER) was designed to facilitate a number of joint programmatic goals of both the DOE and the IICER related to international technology identification, development, demonstration and deployment using a variety of mechanisms to accomplish these goals. These mechanisms included: laboratory and field research; technology demonstrations; international training and technical exchanges; data collection, synthesis and evaluation; the conduct of conferences, symposia and high-level meetings; and other appropriate and effective approaches. The DOE utilized the expertise and facilities of the IICER at Florida State University to accomplish its goals related to this cooperative agreement. The IICER has unique and demonstrated capabilities that have been utilized to conduct the tasks for this cooperative agreement. The IICER conducted activities related to technology identification, development, evaluation, demonstration and deployment through its joint centers which link the capabilities at Florida State University with collaborating academic and leading research institutions in the major countries of Central and Eastern Europe (e.g., Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland) and Russia. The activities and accomplishments for this five-year cooperative agreement are summarized in this Final Technical Report.

  11. ICSBEP Benchmarks For Nuclear Data Applications

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    Briggs, J. Blair [Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (United States)

    2005-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

    The International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP) was initiated in 1992 by the United States Department of Energy. The ICSBEP became an official activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) -- Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in 1995. Representatives from the United States, United Kingdom, France, Japan, the Russian Federation, Hungary, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro (formerly Yugoslavia), Kazakhstan, Spain, Israel, Brazil, Poland, and the Czech Republic are now participating. South Africa, India, China, and Germany are considering participation. The purpose of the ICSBEP is to identify, evaluate, verify, and formally document a comprehensive and internationally peer-reviewed set of criticality safety benchmark data. The work of the ICSBEP is published as an OECD handbook entitled ''International Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments.'' The 2004 Edition of the Handbook contains benchmark specifications for 3331 critical or subcritical configurations that are intended for use in validation efforts and for testing basic nuclear data. New to the 2004 Edition of the Handbook is a draft criticality alarm / shielding type benchmark that should be finalized in 2005 along with two other similar benchmarks. The Handbook is being used extensively for nuclear data testing and is expected to be a valuable resource for code and data validation and improvement efforts for decades to come. Specific benchmarks that are useful for testing structural materials such as iron, chromium, nickel, and manganese; beryllium; lead; thorium; and 238U are highlighted.

  12. Proton and Neutron Irradiation Tests of Readout Electronics of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter

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    Menke, Sven

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The readout electronics of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter will have to withstand the about ten times larger radiation environment of the future high-luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) compared to their design values. The GaAs ASIC which comprises the heart of the readout electronics has been exposed to neutron and proton radiation with fluences up to ten times the total expected fluences for ten years of running of the HL-LHC. Neutron tests were performed at the NPI in Rez, Czech Republic, where a 36 MeV proton beam is directed on a thick heavy water target to produce neutrons. The proton irradiation was done with 200 MeV protons at the PROSCAN area of the Proton Irradiation Facility at the PSI in Villigen, Switzerland. In-situ measurements of S-parameters in both tests allow the evaluation of frequency dependent performance parameters - like gain and input impedance - as a function of the fluence. The linearity of the ASIC response has been measured directly in the neutron tests with a triangular input pulse of ...

  13. Identification of concrete deteriorating minerals by polarizing and scanning electron microscopy

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    Gregerova, Miroslava, E-mail: mirka@sci.muni.cz [Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science, Institute of Geological Sciences, Kotlarska 2, 611 37 Brno (Czech Republic); Vsiansky, Dalibor, E-mail: daliborv@centrum.cz [Research Institute of Building Materials, JSC., Hnevkovskeho 65, 617 00 Brno (Czech Republic)

    2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The deterioration of concrete represents one of the most serious problems of civil engineering worldwide. Besides other processes, deterioration of concrete consists of sulfate attack and carbonation. Sulfate attack results in the formation of gypsum, ettringite and thaumasite in hardened concrete. Products of sulfate attack may cause a loss of material strength and a risk of collapse of the concrete constructions. The authors focused especially on the microscopical research of sulfate attack. Concrete samples were taken from the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic. A succession of degrading mineral formation was suggested. Microscope methods represent a new approach to solving the deterioration problems. They enable evaluation of the state of concrete constructions and in cooperation with hydro-geochemistry, mathematics and statistics permit prediction of the durability of a structure. Considering the number of concrete constructions and their age, research of concrete deterioration has an increasing importance. The results obtained can also be useful for future construction, because they identify the risk factors associated with formation of minerals known to degrade structures.

  14. Calix 2007:9th International Conference on Calixarene Chemistry

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    Jeffery Davis

    2011-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

    The DOE funds helped support an International Conference, Calix 2007, whose focus was on Supramolecular Chemistry. The conference was held at the University of Maryland from August 6-9, 2007 (Figure 1). The conference website is at www.chem.umd.edu/Conferences/Calix2007. This biannual conference had previously been held in the Czech Republic (2005), Canada (2003), Netherlands (2001), Australia (1999), Italy (1997), USA (Fort Worth, 1995) Japan (1993) and Germany (1991). Calixarenes are cup-shaped compounds that are a major part of Supramolecular Chemistry, for which Cram, Lehn and Pederson were awarded a Nobel Prize 20 years ago. Calixarene chemistry has expanded greatly in the last 2 decades, as these compounds are used in synthetic and mechanistic chemistry, separations science, materials science, nanoscience and biological chemistry. The organizing committee was quite happy that Calix 2007 encompassed the broad scope and interdisciplinary nature of the field. Our goal was to bring together leading scientists interested in calixarenes, molecular recognition, nanoscience and supramolecular chemistry. We believe that new research directions and collaborations resulted from an exchange of ideas between conferees. This grant from the DOE was crucial toward achieving that goal, as the funds helped cover some of the registration and accommodations costs for the speakers.

  15. Lung cancer and indoor pollution from heating and cooking with solid fuels - The IARIC International Multicentre Case-Control study in Eastern/Central Europe and the United Kingdom

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    Lissowska, J.; Bardin-Mikolajczak, A.; Fletcher, T.; Zaridze, D.; Szeszenia-Dabrowska, N.; Rudnai, P.; Fabianova, E.; Cassidy, A.; Mates, D.; Holcatova, I.; Vitova, V.; Janout, V.; Mannetje, A.; Brennan, P.; Boffetta, P. [Center for Cancer, Warsaw (Poland). Dept. of Epidemiology & Cancer Prevention

    2005-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Exposure to fuel from cooking and heating has not been studied in Europe, where lung cancer rates are high and many residents have had a long tradition of burning coal and unprocessed biomass. Study subjects included 2,861 cases and 3,118 controls recruited during 1998-2002 in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom. The odds ratio of lung cancer associated with solid fuel use was 1.22 (95% confidence interval (CI): 1.04, 1.44) for cooking or heating, 1.37 (95% CI: 0.90, 2.09) for solid fuel only for cooking, and 1.24 (95% CI: 1.05, 1.47) for solid fuels used for both cooking and heating. Risk increased relative to the percentage of time that solid fuel was used for cooking (P-trend {lt} 0.0001), while no risk increase was detected for solid fuel used for heating. The odds ratio of lung cancer in whole-life users of solid cooking fuel was 1.80 (95% CI: 1.35, 2.40). Switching to nonsolid fuels resulted in a decrease in risk. The odds ratio for the longest duration of time since switching was 0.76 (95% CI: 0.63, 0.92). The data suggest a modest increased risk of lung cancer related to solid-fuel use for cooking rather than heating.

  16. Proceedings of the 1993 international conference on nuclear waste management and environmental remediation. Volume 3: Environmental remediation and environmental management issues

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    Baschwitz, R.; Kohout, R.; Marek, J.; Richter, P.I.; Slate, S.C. [eds.

    1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    This conference was held in 1993 in Prague, Czech Republic to provide a forum for exchange of state-of-the-art information on radioactive waste management. Papers are divided into the following sections: Low/Intermediate level waste disposal from an international viewpoint; Solid waste volume reduction, treatment and packaging experience; Design of integrated systems for management of nuclear wastes; Mixed waste (hazardous and radioactive) treatment and disposal; Advanced low/intermediate level waste conditioning technologies including incineration; National programs for low/intermediate waste management; Low/Intermediate waste characterization, assay, and tracking systems; Disposal site characterization and performance assessment; Radioactive waste management and practices in developing countries; Waste management from unconventional (e.g. VVER) nuclear power reactors; Waste minimization, avoidance and recycling in nuclear power plants; Liquid waste treatment processes and experience; Low/Intermediate waste storage facilities--design and experience; Low/Intermediate waste forms and acceptance criteria for disposal; Management of non-standard or accident waste; and Quality assurance and control in nuclear waste management. Individual papers have been processed separately for inclusion in the appropriate data bases.

  17. Proceedings of the 1993 international conference on nuclear waste management and environmental remediation. Volume 2: High level radioactive waste and spent fuel management

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    Ahlstroem, P.E.; Chapman, C.C.; Kohout, R.; Marek, J. [eds.

    1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    This conference was held in 1993 in Prague, Czech Republic to provide a forum for exchange of state-of-the-art information on radioactive waste management. Volume 2 contains 109 papers divided into the following sections: recent developments in environmental remediation technologies; decommissioning of nuclear power reactors; environmental restoration site characterization and monitoring; decontamination and decommissioning of other nuclear facilities; prediction of contaminant migration and related doses; treatment of wastes from decontamination and decommissioning operations; management of complex environmental cleanup projects; experiences in actual cleanup actions; decontamination and decommissioning demolition technologies; remediation of obsolete sites from uranium mining and milling; ecological impacts from radioactive environmental contamination; national environmental management regulations--issues and assessments; significant issues and strategies in environmental management; acceptance criteria for very low-level radioactive wastes; processes for public involvement in environmental activities and decisions; recent experiences in public participation activities; established and emerging environmental management organizations; and economic considerations in environmental management. Individual papers have been processed separately for inclusion in the appropriate data bases.

  18. Transition properties from the Hermitian formulation of the coupled cluster polarization propagator

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    Tucholska, Aleksandra M., E-mail: tuchol@tiger.chem.uw.edu.pl; Modrzejewski, Marcin; Moszynski, Robert [Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Pasteura 1, 02-093 Warsaw (Poland)

    2014-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

    Theory of one-electron transition density matrices has been formulated within the time-independent coupled cluster method for the polarization propagator [R. Moszynski, P. S. ?uchowski, and B. Jeziorski, Coll. Czech. Chem. Commun. 70, 1109 (2005)]. Working expressions have been obtained and implemented with the coupled cluster method limited to single, double, and linear triple excitations (CC3). Selected dipole and quadrupole transition probabilities of the alkali earth atoms, computed with the new transition density matrices are compared to the experimental data. Good agreement between theory and experiment is found. The results obtained with the new approach are of the same quality as the results obtained with the linear response coupled cluster theory. The one-electron density matrices for the ground state in the CC3 approximation have also been implemented. The dipole moments for a few representative diatomic molecules have been computed with several variants of the new approach, and the results are discussed to choose the approximation with the best balance between the accuracy and computational efficiency.

  19. Krakow clean fossil fuels and energy efficiency program. Phase 1 report

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    Butcher, T.; Pierce, B. [eds.

    1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Krakow is one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland. It is situated in the south of the country on the banks of the Vistula River. From the 11th until the 17th centuries, it was the capital of Poland. Today, Krakow is a city of 750,000 residents, one of the largest centers of higher education, an important industrial center, and is of particular importance because of the number and kinds of historic buildings and sites. For this reason, Krakow was included by the UNESCO in the list of the world`s cultural heritages. For about three decades, significant air pollution has been one of Krakow`s most serious problems. Because the city is situated in the Vistula River valley, it is poorly ventilated and experiences a high concentration of air pollutants. The quality of air in Krakow is affected mainly by industry (Sendzimir Steelworks, energy industry, chemical plants), influx from the Silesian industrial region (power plants, metallurgy), transboundary pollution (Ostrava - Czech Republic), and local sources of low pollution, i.e. more than 1,000 boiler houses using solid fuels and more than 100,000 coal-fired home stoves. These local sources, with low stacks and almost no pollution-control equipment, are responsible for about 35-40% of the air pollution. This report presents phase I results of a program to reduce pollution in krakow. Phase I was to gather information on emissions and costs, and to verify assumptions on existing heating methods and alternatives.

  20. Perspective technologies for equipment and liquidation of working faces with heavy mechanized supports

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    Pavliska, J.; Polak, J. [VSB-Technical Univ., Ostrava (Czech Republic)

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Ostrava-Karvind coal mines (OKD) situated at the south part of the Silesian basin near the boarder with Poland is the biggest Czech basin with underground mining. It produced both coke and energetic coal with maximum output of 24 mil. t in 1980. Since then the output has been dropping down to 14 mil. t from 10 collieries with 39,000 underground workers in 1993. The only mining method is longwall mining with caving or less commonly with packs. Last year 79% of coal was extracted from faces equipped by mechanized supports and shearer loaders or ploughs. The face complex also involves face and gathering chain conveyors, breaker and hydraulic and power supply units with wirings. 1,500--4,000 t of material is necessary to transport to the face, to assemble there, and after its exploitation to move it back to the surface or to the another prepared face. Most of equipment is transported to the face from the surface. The labor requirement for the process is very high and depends mainly on the technical equipment of transport routes. The methods of coal seams exploitation in OKD under geologically sophisticated conditions only very seldom allows preparation of faces with a sufficient length and life. That is why 40% of 70 working faces are in the phase of equipping or liquidation. Those non-productive stages shorten machine available time of very expensive mining complexes and therefore it is desirable to prepare and implement them to ensure the shortest time possible, the lowest labor requirements and the highest output.

  1. Management of Disused Radioactive Sealed Sources in the Slovak Republic - 12100

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    Salzer, Peter [DECOM, a.s., 91901 Trnava (Slovakia)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    After splitting-up the Czechoslovak Federation in 1993, the system of management of institutional radioactive waste, where disused sources represent its significant part, had had to build from beginning, since all corresponding activities had remained in the Czech part of the Federation. The paper presents the development of legislative and institutional framework of the disused radioactive sealed source management, development of the national inventory and development of management practices. According the Governmental decision (1994), the management of disused sealed sources and institutional radioactive waste at whole was based on maximal utilization of facilities inside nuclear facilities, particularly in the NPP A1 (shut down in the past, currently under decommissioning). This approach has been recently changing by Governmental decision (2009) to construct 'non-nuclear facility' - central storage for remained disused sealed sources collected from the places of use, where they were stored in some cases for tens of years. The approaches to siting and construction of this storage facility will be presented, as well as the current approaches to solution of the disused radioactive sources final disposal. Environmental impact assessment process in regard to the given facility/activity is slowly drawing to a close. The final statement of the Ministry of Environment can be expected in January or February 2012, probably recommending option 1 as preferred [6]. According to the Slovak legislation, the final statement has a status of recommendation for ongoing processes leading to the siting license. Very recently, in December 2012, Government of the Slovak republic decided to postpone putting the facility into operation by the end of June, 2014. (author)

  2. International technology catalogue: Foreign technologies to support the environmental restoration and waste management needs of the DOE complex

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    Matalucci, R.V. [ed.] [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). International Programs Dept.; Jimenez, R.D.; Esparza-Baca, C. [ed.] [Applied Sciences Lab., Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This document represents a summary of 27 foreign-based environmental restoration and waste management technologies that have been screened and technically evaluated for application to the cleanup problems of the Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapons complex. The evaluation of these technologies was initiated in 1992 and completed in 1995 under the DOE`s International Technology Coordination Program of the Office of Technology Development. A methodology was developed for conducting a country-by-country survey of several regions of the world where specific environmental technology capabilities and market potential were investigated. The countries that were selected from a rank-ordering process for the survey included: then West Germany, the Netherlands, France, Japan, Taiwan, the Czech and Slovak Republics, and the Former Soviet Union. The notably innovative foreign technologies included in this document were screened initially from a list of several hundred, and then evaluated based on criteria that examined for level of maturity, suitability to the DOE needs, and for potential cost effective application at a DOE site. Each of the selected foreign technologies that were evaluated in this effort for DOE application were subsequently matched with site-specific environmental problem units across the DOE complex using the Technology Needs Assessment CROSSWALK Report. For ease of tracking these technologies to site problem units, and to facilitate their input into the DOE EnviroTRADE Information System, they were categorized into the following three areas: (1) characterization, monitoring and sensors, (2) waste treatment and separations, and (3) waste containment. Technical data profiles regarding these technologies include title and description, performance information, development status, key regulatory considerations, intellectual property rights, institute and contact personnel, and references.

  3. The science, technology, and politics of ballistic missile defense

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    Coyle, Philip E. [Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Washington, DC (United States)

    2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

    America's missile defense systems are deployed at home and abroad. This includes the Groundbased Missile Defense (GMD) system in Alaska and California, the Phased Adaptive Approach in Europe (EPAA), and regional systems in the Middle East and Asia. Unfortunately these systems lack workable architectures, and many of the required elements either don't work or are missing. Major review and reconsideration is needed of all elements of these systems. GMD performance in tests has gotten worse with time, when it ought to be getting better. A lack of political support is not to blame as the DoD spends about $10 billion per year, and proposes to add about $5 billion over the next five years. Russia objects to the EPAA as a threat to its ICBM forces, and to the extensive deployment of U.S. military forces in countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, once part of the Soviet Union. Going forward the U.S. should keep working with Russia whose cooperation will be key to diplomatic gains in the Middle East and elsewhere. Meanwhile, America's missile defenses face an enduring set of issues, especially target discrimination in the face of attacks designed to overwhelm the defenses, stage separation debris, chaff, decoys, and stealth. Dealing with target discrimination while also replacing, upgrading, or adding to the many elements of U.S. missiles defenses presents daunting budget priorities. A new look at the threat is warranted, and whether the U.S. needs to consider every nation that possesses even short-range missiles a threat to America. The proliferation of missiles of all sizes around the world is a growing problem, but expecting U.S. missile defenses to deal with all those missiles everywhere is unrealistic, and U.S. missile defenses, effective or not, are justifying more and more offensive missiles.

  4. CHAPTER 5-RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT

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    Marra, J.

    2010-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

    The ore pitchblende was discovered in the 1750's near Joachimstal in what is now the Czech Republic. Used as a colorant in glazes, uranium was identified in 1789 as the active ingredient by chemist Martin Klaproth. In 1896, French physicist Henri Becquerel studied uranium minerals as part of his investigations into the phenomenon of fluorescence. He discovered a strange energy emanating from the material which he dubbed 'rayons uranique.' Unable to explain the origins of this energy, he set the problem aside. About two years later, a young Polish graduate student was looking for a project for her dissertation. Marie Sklodowska Curie, working with her husband Pierre, picked up on Becquerel's work and, in the course of seeking out more information on uranium, discovered two new elements (polonium and radium) which exhibited the same phenomenon, but were even more powerful. The Curies recognized the energy, which they now called 'radioactivity,' as something very new, requiring a new interpretation, new science. This discovery led to what some view as the 'golden age of nuclear science' (1895-1945) when countries throughout Europe devoted large resources to understand the properties and potential of this material. By World War II, the potential to harness this energy for a destructive device had been recognized and by 1939, Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman showed that fission not only released a lot of energy but that it also released additional neutrons which could cause fission in other uranium nuclei leading to a self-sustaining chain reaction and an enormous release of energy. This suggestion was soon confirmed experimentally by other scientists and the race to develop an atomic bomb was on. The rest of the development history which lead to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 is well chronicled. After World War II, development of more powerful weapons systems by the United States and the Soviet Union continued to advance nuclear science. It was this defense application that formed the basis for the commercial nuclear power industry.

  5. Development of laser induced breakdown spectroscopy instrumentatin for safeguards applications

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    Barefield Il, James E [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Clegg, Samuel M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Le, Loan A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lopez, Leon N [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In September 2006, a Technical Meeting on Application of Laser Spectrometry Techniques in IAEA Safeguards was held at IAEA headquarters (HQ). One of the principal recommendations from this meeting was the need to 'pursue the development of novel complementary access instrumentation based on laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for the detection of gaseous and solid signatures and indicators of nuclear fuel cycle processes and associated materials.' Pursuant to this recommendation the Department of Safeguards (SG) under the Division of Technical Support (SGTS) convened the Experts and Users Advisory Meeting on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for Safeguards Applications. This meeting was held at IAEA HQ from July 7-11,2008 and hosted by the Novel Technologies Unit (NTU). The meeting was attended by 12 LIBS experts from the Czech Republic, the European Commission, France, the Republic of Korea, the United States of America, Germany, the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Canada, and Northern Ireland. After a presentation of the needs of the IAEA inspectors, the LIBS experts were in agreement that needs as presented could be partially or fully fulfilled using LIBS instrumentation. The needs of the IAEA inspectors were grouped in the following broad categories: (1) Improvements to in-field measurements/environmental sampling; (2) Monitoring status of activity in a Hot Cell; (3) Verifying status of activity at a declared facility via process monitoring; and (4) Need for pre-screening of environmental samples before analysis. Under the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) Next Generation Safeguards Initiative (NGSI) Los Alamos National Laboratory is exploring three potential applications of LIBS for international safeguards. As part of this work, we are developing: (1) a user-friendly man-portable LIBS system to characterize samples across a wide range of elements in the periodic table from hydrogen up to heavy elements like plutonium and uranium; (2) a LIBS system that can be deployed in harsh environments such as gloveboxes and hot cells providing relative compositional analysis of process streams for example ratios like Cm/Pu and Cm/U; and (3) an inspector field deployable system that can be used to analyze the elemental composition of microscopic quantities of samples containing plutonium and uranium. In this paper we will describe our current development and performance testing results both in a fixed lab and measurements in field deployable configurations using LIBS instrumentation developed for applications to international safeguards.

  6. Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium

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    Paul Ziemkiewicz; Tamara Vandivort; Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Y. Paul Chugh; James Hower

    2008-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium (CBRC) program was developed as a focused program to remove and/or minimize the barriers for effective management of over 123 million tons of coal combustion byproducts (CCBs) annually generated in the USA. At the time of launching the CBRC in 1998, about 25% of CCBs were beneficially utilized while the remaining was disposed in on-site or off-site landfills. During the ten (10) year tenure of CBRC (1998-2008), after a critical review, 52 projects were funded nationwide. By region, the East, Midwest, and West had 21, 18, and 13 projects funded, respectively. Almost all projects were cooperative projects involving industry, government, and academia. The CBRC projects, to a large extent, successfully addressed the problems of large-scale utilization of CCBs. A few projects, such as the two Eastern Region projects that addressed the use of fly ash in foundry applications, might be thought of as a somewhat smaller application in comparison to construction and agricultural uses, but as a novel niche use, they set the stage to draw interest that fly ash substitution for Portland cement might not attract. With consideration of the large increase in flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum in response to EPA regulations, agricultural uses of FGD gypsum hold promise for large-scale uses of a product currently directed to the (currently stagnant) home construction market. Outstanding achievements of the program are: (1) The CBRC successfully enhanced professional expertise in the area of CCBs throughout the nation. The enhanced capacity continues to provide technology and information transfer expertise to industry and regulatory agencies. (2) Several technologies were developed that can be used immediately. These include: (a) Use of CCBs for road base and sub-base applications; (b) full-depth, in situ stabilization of gravel roads or highway/pavement construction recycled materials; and (c) fired bricks containing up to 30%-40% F-fly ash. Some developed technologies have similar potential in the longer term. (3) Laboratory studies have been completed that indicate that much higher amounts of fly ash could be added in cement-concrete applications under some circumstances. This could significantly increase use of fly ash in cement-concrete applications. (4) A study of the long-term environmental effects of structural fills in a surface mine in Indiana was completed. This study has provided much sought after data for permitting large-volume management options in both beneficial as well as non-beneficial use settings. (5) The impact of CBRC on CCBs utilization trends is difficult to quantify. However it is fair to say that the CBRC program had a significant positive impact on increased utilization of CCBs in every region of the USA. Today, the overall utilization of CCBs is over 43%. (6) CBRC-developed knowledge base led to a large number of other projects completed with support from other sources of funding. (7) CBRC research has also had a large impact on CCBs management across the globe. Information transfer activities and visitors from leading coal producing countries such as South Africa, Australia, England, India, China, Poland, Czech Republic and Japan are truly noteworthy. (8) Overall, the CBRC has been a truly successful, cooperative research program. It has brought together researchers, industry, government, and regulators to deal with a major problem facing the USA and other coal producing countries in the world.