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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. 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...

  3. International Enrollment: Fall 2010 and South Middle North

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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...

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

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    Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral Nuclear Energy Research and Development Efforts United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral Nuclear...

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Preserved lignin structures in Miocene-aged lignite lithotypes, Bulgaria

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Preserved lignin structures in Miocene-aged lignite lithotypes, Bulgaria M. Stefanova, O. Maman, B, Orleans Cedex 2, France Abstract Contents of preserved lignin structures in Miocene-aged lignite lithotypes were determined. Phenol aldehydes, ketones and acids released from lignin by CuO oxidative

  10. 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

  11. E-Print Network 3.0 - area czech republic Sample Search Results

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    15 List of participants Prague Czech Republic Summary: List of participants Austria Thailand Thailand Prague Czech Republic Austria Czech Republic Austria... Austria Warsaw...

  12. Czech Republic HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration

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    HEU Removal Czech Republic HEU Removal Location Czech Republic United States 49 35' 23.3628" N, 15 4' 23.6712" E See map: Google Maps Javascript is required to view this map....

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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

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

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    collaboration with the Center, including R&D workshops, seminars, training activities and academic exchanges. This funding will be supplemented by contributions from the Czech...

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Tulenovo field holds key to new drilling in Bulgaria

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    Bottomley, S.; Pritchard, G. [Balkan Explorers (Bulgaria) Ltd., London (United Kingdom)

    1998-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

    Tulenovo oil field is located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, 60 km northeast of the port of Varna and 25 km south of the Romanian border. The accumulation, second largest in Bulgaria, has several unusual technical features: shallow depth ({+-}350 m); cavernous porosity, giving excellent reservoir quality, oil recovery, and production flow rates; an effective chalk seal; controversial and unproven source rock; a secondary gas cap; and extensive well coverage yielding detailed reservoir data. The field`s gas cap is reported to contain 94% methane and > 5% nitrogen. The gas is not in equilibrium with the underlying oil and is interpreted to represent a secondary feature resulting from more recent thermal or biogenic gas generation. Carbon isotope analysis of the gas is not available to resolve this matter. The most likely source of the gas is the fore-deep to the Balkan mountains (the Kamchia depression), located south of the field. The paper describes the reservoir, its seal, oil and gas characteristics, structure, production performance, and development plans.

  20. http://www.isc.tohoku.ac.jp/map.html 1 Dr. Jan Hrdlicka (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic)

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    Murota, Kazuo

    (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic) · Renewable energy in Europe: Wind and solar a trend during last years and current problems with wind power installation in Northern Germany (impact current situation with the energy share for electricity generation in Europe and the present state

  1. 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.

  2. 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

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

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    Bailey-Kellogg, Chris

    of sustainable development Yordan Uzunov1 , Tim Nuttle2 , Elena Nakova1 and Emilia Varadinova1 1 Central reasoning model of sustainable development issues in the River Mesta, Bulgaria, following a standardized knowledge about biological and physical processes in the stream as well as impacts of external influences

  4. Industry turns its attention south

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    Marhefka, D. [Russian Petroleum Investor, Moscow (Russian Federation)

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The paper discusses the outlook for the gas and oil industries in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Significant foreign investment continues to elude Russia`s oil and gas industry, so the Caspian nations of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are picking up the slack, welcoming the flow of foreign capital to their energy projects. Separate evaluations are given for Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Serbia.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  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

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

  9. 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)

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Microsoft Word - Foreign Obligation Codes.docx

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

  15. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2_hirsh Monday 5-20 Overview.ppt [Compatibility...

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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 - 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...

  17. 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.

  18. Naturalized plants have smaller genomes than their non-invading relatives: a flow cytometric analysis of the Czech alien flora

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    KratochvĂ­l, Lukas

    analysis of the Czech alien flora Naturalizované rostliny mají mensí genom nez neinvadující druhy than their non-invading relatives: a flow cytometric analysis of the Czech alien flora. ­ Preslia 82 in 93 alien species naturalized in the Czech Republic, belonging to 32 families, by using flow cytometry

  19. 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.

  20. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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...

  3. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (Czech Republic) | 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating Solar Power Basics (The followingDirectLow CarbonOpen EnergyOpen EnergyCzech Republic)

  4. Sandia National Laboratories: Czech Radioactive Waste Repository Authority

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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:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmosphericNuclear Security Administration the1 -the Mid-Infrared0EnergySandia Involves Wind-FarmCool EarthSafetyCzech Radioactive

  5. Proposals in for Czech firms; cooperation likely with eastern Germany

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    Alperowicz, N.

    1993-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

    Two Western groups - Shell and a consortium made up of Agip, Conoco, and Total - have offered to buy the refining operations of Chemopetrol Litvinov and Kaucuk Kralupy, both in the Czech republic. Meanwhile, Amoco, Neste, and PCD are looking at the possibility of acquiring some of the plastics plants at Litvinov. Amoco is interested in the polypropylene operations, Neste in polyethylene, and PCD in both. The two Czech firms are included in the second wave of privatization, which will begin in midyear. So far, there have been no offers for the 80,000-m.t./year polystyrene and 60,000-m.t./year styrene butadiene rubber operations belonging to Kralupy, although Atochem representatives recently visited the plants. Litvinov is carrying out revamping operations at its core unit, a 12-year-old, 450,000-m.t./year ethylene plant. The plant, currently running at 400,000 m.t./year, supplies downstream plants, Neratovice, and sells on the export markets. An existing ethylene pipeline between Litvinov and Bohlen in eastern Germany, which used to supply an average 100,000 m.t./year of ethylene to Bohen in exchange for naphtha, is virtually unused. One proposal involves reactivating this exchange to secure ethylene feedstock for plants in eastern Germany. According to some sources, a preliminary decision has been made to shut down the 100,000-m.t./year ethylene plant at Leuna and possibly to expand the Bohlen cracker by 100,000 m.t./year, to 400,000 m.t./year by the late 1990s.

  6. 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.

  7. Advanced coal technologies in Czech heat and power systems

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    Noskievic, P.; Ochodek, T. [VSB-Technical Univ., Ostrava (Czechoslovakia)

    1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coal is the only domestic source of fossil fuel in the Czech Republic. The coal reserves are substantial and their share in total energy use is about 60%. Presently necessary steps in making coal utilisation more friendly towards the environment have been taken and fairly well established, and an interest to develop and build advanced coal units has been observed. One IGCC system has been put into operation, and circa 10 AFBC units are in operation or under construction. Preparatory steps have been taken in building an advanced combustion unit fuelled by pulverised coal and retrofit action is taking place in many heating plants. An actual experience has shown two basic problems: (1) Different characteristic of domestic lignite, especially high content of ash, cause problems applying well-tried foreign technologies and apparently a more focused attention shall have to be paid to the quality of coal combusted. (2) Low prices of lignite (regarding energy, lignite is four times cheaper then coal) do not oblige to increase efficiency of the standing equipment applying advanced technologies. It will be of high interest to observe the effect of the effort of the European Union to establish a kind of carbon tax. It could dramatically change the existing scene in clean coal power generation by the logical pressure to increase the efficiency of energy transformation. In like manner the gradual liberalisation of energy prices might have similar consequences and it is a warranted expectation that, up to now not the best, energy balance will improve in near future.

  8. Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns

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    KratochvĂ­l, Lukas

    Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns. ­ Preslia 84: 155­255. A complete list of all alien taxa ever recorded in the flora

  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. Trade Liberalization in South East Europe: Review of conformity of 23 FTAs with the MoU

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    and Bosnia Herzegovina) and therefore it includes 23 FTAs. But it will focus mainly on the agreements signed, and for their very useful comments on a first draft. 1 Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia

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

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    - tional Laboratory and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA) dur- ing the follow-up phase of a Danish evaluation [1] of wind energy projects in the Czech Republic (CR). Especially, a problematic 6 in CR. The project, funded by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency under con- tract J.nr. M 124

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

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    Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague & Krtiny, Czech Republic, 25 Specialist UNECE/FAO Timber Branch Geneva, Switzerland #12;Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market forest products market information #12;Capacity Building in Sharing Forest and Market Information Prague

  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  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. 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

  1. 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

  2. Experiences in the field of radioactive materials seizures in the Czech Republic

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    Svoboda, Karel; Podlaha, Josef; Sir, David; Mudra, Josef [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (Czech Republic)

    2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In recent years, the amount of radioactive materials seizures (captured radioactive materials) has been rising. It was above all due to newly installed detection facilities that were able to check metallic scrap during its collection in scrap yards or on the entrance to iron-mills, checking municipal waste upon entrance to municipal disposal sites, even incineration plants, or through checking vehicles going through the borders of the Czech Republic. Most cases bore a relationship to secondary raw materials or they were connected to the application of machines and installations made from contaminated metallic materials. However, in accordance to our experience, the number of cases of seizures of materials and devices containing radioactive sources used in the public domain was lower, but not negligible, in the municipal storage yards or incineration plants. Atomic Act No. 18/1997 Coll. will apply to everybody who provides activities leading to exposure, mandatory assurance as high radiation safety as risk of the endangering of life, personal health and environment is as low as reasonably achievable in according to social and economic aspects. Hence, attention on the examination of all cases of the radioactive material seizure based on detection facilities alarm or reasonably grounds suspicion arising from the other information is important. Therefore, a service carried out by group of workers who ensure assessment of captured radioactive materials and eventual retrieval of radioactive sources from the municipal waste has come into existence in the Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc. This service has covered also transport, storage, processing and disposal of found radioactive sources. This service has arisen especially for municipal disposal sites, but later on even other companies took advantage of this service like incineration plants, the State Office for Nuclear Safety, etc. Our experience in the field of ensuring assessment of captured radioactive materials and eventual retrieval of radioactive sources will be presented in the paper. (authors)

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. AFG AF AFGANISTAN ABN AL ALBANIA

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    Escolano, Francisco

    SUI CH SUIZA SNM SR SURINAME SWZ SZ SWAZILANDIA THA TH TAILANDIA FOR TW TAIWAN TAN TZ TANZANIA TJN TJ

  12. Albania 00-800-0010 American Samoa

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    Fisher, Kathleen

    -800-01-001 Palau SS Panama 800-0109 {Spanish} 800-2288 Papua New Guinea SS Paraguay Asuncion City 008-11-800 Peru

  13. 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating SolarElectricEnergy InformationTuri BiomassWheelerLand andAlatna,

  14. 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.

  15. Hai Lin, Guisheng Zhai, Lei Fang, Panos Antsaklis, "Stability and H_inf Performance Preserving Scheduling Policy for Networked Control Systems," Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, July

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    Antsaklis, Panos

    Scheduling Policy for Networked Control Systems," Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech_inf Performance Preserving Scheduling Policy for Networked Control Systems," Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress and H_inf Performance Preserving Scheduling Policy for Networked Control Systems," Proc. of the 16th

  16. 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.

  17. 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating SolarElectricEnergyCTBarre BiomassTHISBrickyardRepower

  18. Illegal logging e conflict timber: Strategie per l'Italia e per l'Europa

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    Pettenella, Davide

    commerciale per l'export del Camerun, ... ma anche della Bosnia, Romania, Serbia, ... #12;Nei paesi europei 79,993 Czech Republic 78,432 Bosnia and Herzegovina 43,460 Romania 43,244 Slovakia 35,372 Bulgaria 22

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  20. 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...

  1. 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:...

  2. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies

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    Schrijver, Karel

    -encompassing annual studies of oil, natural gas, coal, electricity and renewables are indispensable tools for energy, journalist or student will have at his or her fingertips the annual Canadian production of coal, the electricity consumption in Thailand, the price of diesel oil in Spain and thousands of other useful energy

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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

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

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

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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:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmosphericNuclear Security Administration the1 - September 2006 The 2002 Wholesale Power Rate Schedules (base rates) Developed

  11. Winter 2011/2012 The European Funding Guide for

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    Ejiri, Shinji

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

  12. Czech Republic in Eniac and Artemis

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    Savicky, Petr

    ARTEMOS: TESLA a.s.; BUT 2010 MOTOR-BRAIN: IMA s.r.o.; BUT Notes: BUT = Brno University of Technology CTU

  13. 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentratingRenewable Solutions LLC JumpCrow Lake Wind JumpCuttings Analysis AtCyclocean

  14. Incidence of Lead Uptake on the Microstructure of a (Mg, Ca)-Bentonite (Prrenjas, Albania)

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    interest in environmental-pollution studies, waste management and soil science. Retainment of heavy metals metal ions. In this respect, the interaction between toxic heavy metals and clay minerals is of great The usefulness of bentonites in several applications can be attributed to their high capability for sorbing heavy

  15. 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...

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - albania Sample Search Results

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    Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition Collection: Multidisciplinary Databases and Resources 51 Monday Note November 8, 2010 Week 7 | Fall 2010 Summary: Institute, which...

  19. 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).

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    .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

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    PHOTODIODES Lei Shi1 , Sha Xia1 , Francesco Sarubbi1 , Rik Naulaerts2 , Stoyan Nihtianov1,2 , Lis Nanver1 1, shape and location of the illuminated part of a shallow-junction photodiode, and its series resistance for which the photo-generated charge will be removed from the photodiode) with the illuminated spot size

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    sacrae (Frankfurt: Stein, 1603), 3) Jacob Regnart: CantionesSacrae cantiones (Frankfurt: Stein, 1603). A binder’s volumes masses issued by Stein in 1603, the Continuatio missarum

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    Gerber, Leah R.

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

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

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    Bozhilov, Executive Director, United Energy Traders, Bulgaria Mityu Hristozov, Electricity System Operator, Deputy minister of economy, energy and tourism, Bulgaria Nikolai Nankov, Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria Valeri Borissov, Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies

  4. 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

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    VIRTUAL POWER PLANT Guillaume FOGGIA, Benoît DELINCHANT, Nouredine HADJSAID and Frédéric WURTZ Grenoble or to gain global productivity. Aggregating a set of small producers into a commercial Virtual Power Plant state aggregation, stochastic programming, Virtual Power Plant. NOMENCLATURE CDF: Cumulative

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    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

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

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    Tay, Thiam Chye

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

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  9. GloptiPoly 3: moments, optimization and semidefinite programming ...

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    2Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech ... 4Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden. 1 ...

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

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    Chroust, David Z.

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    1860 and 1910, their numbers increased tenfold to almost a quarter-million, as recorded in the United States census, and to over a half-million with their children. That was almost one-twelfth of their population in Bohemia and Moravia. In the same half...

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

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    . In support of that last goal, the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA, and pursue new partnerships to lock down sensitive materials. This effort was supported by NNSA cooperation. NNSA Leads the Implementation of the Four-Year Effort NNSA's Office of Defense Nuclear

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

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    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 ...

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    (!) stable at high (vp/vs) ratio contrasts Numerical methods: Numerical examples:X(nord) Y(east) Z(depth) S(4 10 4 6 8 10 DWN- stra

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

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

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  11. 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

  12. Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, pages 232239, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 8-9, 2013 c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    Reyle, Uwe

    of Munich ­ (schmid|fraser)@cis.uni-muenchen.de 3 University of Edinburgh ­ dnadir@inf.ed.ac.uk 4 Qatar. For our ex- periments, we use standard phrase-based Moses systems and operation sequence models (OSM). 1-based Moses system (DE-EN, EN-DE, EN-FR and FR-EN) or with an operation sequence model (RU-EN, DE- EN), cf

  13. 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

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    Ng, Vincent

    forum is a relatively new problem. We seek to improve Anand et al.'s (2011) approach to debate stance for a two­sided topic discussed in an online debate forum (e.g., ``Should abortion be banned?''), determine in Fig­ ure 1, where the author is for abortion. Second, while customer reviews are typically written

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    Ng, Vincent

    forum is a relatively new problem. We seek to improve Anand et al.'s (2011) approach to debate stance-sided topic discussed in an online debate forum (e.g., "Should abortion be banned?"), determine which in Fig- ure 1, where the author is for abortion. Second, while customer reviews are typically written

  16. 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)

  17. 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.

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  20. A Propositional Approach to Textual Case Indexing Nirmalie Wiratunga

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

  1. 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

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    Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.

    rather than the image intensity that is recorded by conventional HREM. In this paper, restorations that have been investigated are Nb16W18O94, which consists of pentagonal columns of metal cations projected, samples were prepared by crushing and dispersion of the raw material onto a holey carbon support film

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

    technology for POPs reflecting aquatic exposure is based on the use of semipermeable membrane device (SPMD Dreissena Polymorpha used for sampling was collected in sand-pit with very clean water. Small shells were Elbe - Hensko (between the town DcĂ­n and the outflow to Germany). The percentage of the chlorinated

  6. 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 ...

  7. INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

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    Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Pod vodrenskou v 2, 182 07 Prague 8, Czech Republic. phone: (+4202) 6884244 ...

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  9. Immigration Control in the Age of Migration

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    Wong, Tak Kei

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Czech Republic Denmark Finland France ix Germany GreeceCzech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,Portugal Slovak Rep. Finland Malta Ireland Luxembourg Total

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  13. 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,

  14. 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 (

  15. 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,

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  1. Cos' la Due Diligence e perch stata introdotta

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    Pettenella, Davide

    'export del Camerun, della Romania, della Bosnia, dell'Albania, della Serbia,... #12;2-03-2013 3 Prevention Grecia Irlanda Italia Lettonia Lituania Olanda Polania Portogallo RegnoUnito RepublicaCeca Romania

  2. 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

  3. 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

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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 ,...

  5. Never Stand Still Global Education and

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    New South Wales, University of

    for departure 20 On your return 21 Other Global Education Options 23 How to apply 24 Resources 24 Quick links 25. Belarus Bangladesh Azerb. Austria A u s t r a l i a Armenia Angola Algeria Albania Afghanistan Western

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. [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.

  9. Summary of the contractor information exchange meeting for improving the safety of Soviet-Designed Nuclear Power Plants, February 19, 1997

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    NONE

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report summarizes a meeting held on February 19, 1997, in Washington, D.C. The meeting was held primarily to exchange information among the contractors involved in the U.S. Department of Energy`s efforts to improve the safety of Soviet-designed nuclear power plants. Previous meetings have been held on December 5-6, 1995, and May 22, 1996. The meetings are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and coordinated by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The U.S. Department of Energy works with countries to increase the level of safety at 63 Soviet-designed nuclear reactors operating in Armenia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. The work is implemented largely by commercial companies and individuals who provide technologies and services to the countries with Soviet-designed nuclear power plants. Attending the meeting were 71 representatives of commercial contractors, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of State, national laboratories, and other federal agencies. The presentations and discussions that occurred during the exchange are summarized in this report. While this report captures the general presentation and discussion points covered at the meeting, it is not a verbatim, inclusive record. To make the report useful, information presented at the meeting has been expanded to clarify issues, respond to attendees` requests, or place discussion points in a broader programmatic context. Appendixes A through F contain the meeting agenda, list of attendees, copies of presentation visuals and handouts, the Strategy Document discussed at the meeting, and a summary of attendees` post-meeting evaluation comments. As with past information exchanges, the participants found this meeting valuable and useful. In response to the participant`s requests, a fourth information exchange will be held later in 1997.

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

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    McClintock, Nathan

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    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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    Armenia 0 1 1Azerbaijan 0 1 1Bangladesh 0 1 1Bhutan 0 1 1Bosnia & Hercegovina 0 2 2Brazil 1 4 5Bulgaria 0

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    ; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Belgium; Bolivia; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso African convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources March 25, 1957 General Belgium

  3. 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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    Young SA, et al. 1993. Nitrogen dioxide and respiratory ill-as nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide would occur only inLRI from exposures to nitrogen dioxide (Samet et al. 1993).

  4. ICPIG, July 15-20, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic C9 Heavy particle impact excitation of atomic oxygen in front of the powered

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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

  5. EUREM 12, Brno, Czech Republic, July 9-14, 2000 P 257 High yield incorporation of ZrCl4 into single wall carbon nanotubes

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    Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.

    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

  6. 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

    of research on air pollution health effects in the Czechthe impact of air pollution on human health. Environ HealthEnvironmental Health Perspectives air pollution. Despite

  7. 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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    still com- monly used in home heating and smoking rates arefound exposure to coal home heating and ETS increase youngChildren’s Health Coal Home Heating and Environmental

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    Material Transfer to Czech Republic for Advanced Reactor Research The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the U.S. Embassy in Prague and the Czech Republic's Ministry...

  9. International reserves management and the current account

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    Aizenman, Joshua

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Dominica Ecuador EritreaBotswana Chile Costa Rica Croatia Czech Republic Dominicaof Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic

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    and the Czech Republic, as well as in Poland, Romania, and Ukraine. These trips include a year in the Interna

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    Wright, Rebecca N.

    Research Laboratory. Work done in part during the 2010 DIMACS/DIMATIA U.S./Czech International REU Program

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  13. Reverse Engineering Component Models for Quality Predictions

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    in Prague (Czech Republic), Itemis GmbH (Germany), Softeco Sismat S.p.A. (Italy), and Ericsson Nikola Tesla

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    Cognitive Science (rec. Math) x Croatian and Serbian Studies x x Czech and Slovak Studies x x Diaspora

  15. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE HARWOOD MARKET

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    Pettenella, Davide

    -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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    Camerun, della Romania, della Bosnia, dell'Albania, della Serbia,,... Dati differenti e differenti.872 0 0 1.872 0 0 Bosnia Erzegovina 30% - 50% 25.047 397 217.196 12.524 199 108.598 7.514 119 65

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    . Bulgaria and Romania hope to do so in 2007. After earlier expansions from 6 to 15 members, we are now Republic, Hungary, Latvia and Romania. All of the Associations in the new MS and candidate countries

  20. Fact sheet EU poll illegal timber trade Illegal logging and related timber trade

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    (98%), Bulgaria (96%), France (95%), Italy (97%), Poland (84%) and Spain (96%) share this opinion to people in other Member States, the people of Portugal, Italy and Spain are more in favour of ensuring

  1. 2011 Korean Government Scholarship Program Guideline for International Students

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    Auckland, University of

    Taipei, Belgium, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Vietnam 1 23 Algeria, Azerbaijan, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Uzbekistan 1 43

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    ­90 average. Romania and Bulgaria received significant rainfall excesses during the year, with August totals above average in Romania (Fig. 6.29). A warm January, with areas of eastern Ukraine more than 5°C above

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

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    supports the Second Line of Defense (SLD) program of the US Department of Energy. The smuggling of nuclear Republic, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Greece and France, and in the major- ity of the cases

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  8. The power of the family

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    Energy flux of time­harmonic waves in anisotropic dissipative media Vlastislav Ÿ Cerven 2, Czech Republic. E­mail vcerveny@seis.karlov.m#.cuni.cz Summary The energy flux of time to consider the average energy flux, which is real­valued and time­independent. An extension

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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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Achievement and Opportunity Gaps in Mathematics Education in Turkey Compared to European Union Countries

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    Yetkiner, Zeynep 1978-

    2010-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

    , and the United Kingdom. Greece entered the EU in 1981, followed by Portugal and Spain in 1986. Austria, Finland, and Sweden have been members since 19 1995. The largest membership cohort to date occurred in 2004 with the entry of the Czech Republic...

  10. Microsoft Word - FY07AnnualReport.doc

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    243,328 CZECH REPUBLIC (EZ) 1 13,199,780 FRANCE (FR) 4 1,708,934 GAMBIA (GA) 1 49,300 GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF (GE) 1 -125,000 HUNGARY (HU) 1 1,981,000 KAZAKHSTAN (KZ) 3...

  11. On Computation of Approximate Joint Block-Diagonalization using Ordinary AJD

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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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Detection of cell wall structural polysaccharides by cellulase-gold and

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    , Bendtska 2, Czech Republic Abstract: The rigid cell wall of Chlorella vulgaris (Trebouxiophyceae wall of the symbiotic Chlorella Pbi strain the chitin-Iike substance was proved (KAPAUN & REISSER1995 Chlorella and Scenedesmus(TAKEDA1993, 1996). Monosaccharidal composition of the rigid cell wall provides

  15. 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

  16. The distribution of landed property Pavel Exner1,2

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    The distribution of landed property Pavel Exner1,2 , Petr Seba2,3,4 and Daniel Vasata2,5 1 Nuclear Department of Physics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University a scaling rule known as Zipf law. Let us arrange the surnames in the descending order with respect

  17. Cosmic Rays and Experiment CZELTA

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    Smolek, Karel; Nyklicek, Michal [Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, Czech Technical University in Prague, Horska 3a/22, 128 00 Prague 2 (Czech Republic); Kovacikova, Petra [Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Bezrucovo namesti 13, 746 01 Opava (Czech Republic)

    2007-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper gives a review of the physics of cosmic rays with emphasis on the methods of detection and study. A summary is given of the Czech project CZELTA which is part of a multinational program to study cosmic rays with energies above 10{sup 14} eV.

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  1. Nested Temporal Networks with Alternatives Roman Bartk*, Ondej Cepek*

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    Bartak, Roman

    Nested Temporal Networks with Alternatives Roman Barták*, Ondej Cepek* *Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Malostranské nám. 2/25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic {roman.bartak, ondrej logical and temporal constraints and respect some other constraints, (e.g. some nodes may be pre

  2. Modelling Alternatives in Temporal Networks Roman Bartk*, Ondej Cepek* , Pavel Surynek*

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    Qu, Rong

    Modelling Alternatives in Temporal Networks Roman Barták*, Ondej Cepek* , Pavel Surynek* *Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Malostranské nám. 2/25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic {roman temporal network is an NP-complete problem. To simplify solving this problem, we propose a pre

  3. An Overview of Recent Results from the National Spherical Torus Experiment

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    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Hopkins U Los Alamos NL Lawrence Livermore NL Lodestar MIT Nova Photonics, Inc. New York U Old Dominion U U Hiroshima U Hyogo U Kyoto U Kyushu U Kyushu Tokai U NIFS Niigata U U Tokyo JAEA Hebrew U Ioffe, Garching ASCR, Czech Rep U Quebec Supported by #12;Bell / NIFS seminar / 080916 2 "Spherical Torus" Extends

  4. 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

  5. FISH SPERMATOLOGY FISH SPERMATOLOGY

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    Villefranche sur mer

    FISH SPERMATOLOGY #12;FISH SPERMATOLOGY Alpha Science International Ltd. Oxford, U.K. = Editors Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, University of South Bohemia, Vodnany, Czech Republic of the publisher. ISBN 978-1-84265-369-2 Printed in India #12;Fish Spermatology is dedicated to Professor Roland

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Emerging Lithographic Technologies V, Elisabeth A. Dobish, Editor, 789 Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4343 (2001) SPIE 08194-40299/01/$15.00

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    Limpouch, Jiri

    . Keywords: soft x-ray source, laser-produced plasmas, debris reduction 1. INTRODUCTION There are three. 4343 (2001) © SPIE ­ 08194-40299/01/$15.00 Optimal lithium targets for laser-plasma lithography A for Laser Physics, St. Petersburg 193232, Russia c Czech Technical University, FNSPE, Behová 7, 115 l9

  9. 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.

  10. 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

  11. Gaussian beams in inhomogeneous anisotropic layered structures using dynamic

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    Gaussian beams in inhomogeneous anisotropic layered structures using dynamic ray tracing 31 Praha 4, Czech Republic. E-mail: ip@ig.cas.cz. Summary Gaussian beams, approximate solutions coordinates. This 3 Ă? 3 matrix simplifies considerably the computation of Gaussian beams at any paraxial

  12. Materials Science and Engineering B72 (2000) 5658 High-temperature infrared reflectivity of yttria-stabilized hafnia

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    KuÂ?el, Petr

    and to follow its development upon heating in order to check for presence of possible effects in far infraredMaterials Science and Engineering B72 (2000) 56­58 Letter High-temperature infrared reflectivity Prague 8, Czech Republic Received 11 November 1999 Abstract Infrared reflectivity spectra of cubic yttria

  13. Nova Hedwigia 2013 Vol. 96 issue 34, 351365 published online January 22, 2013

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    environmental variables (conductivity, pH, and height above water table ­ HWT) appears to be able to explain of diatom frustules caused by the squeezing method. These results allow us to reccommend herbarized Mts. (both in the northern parts of the Czech Republic), represent unique ecosystems within Central

  14. Experiments in Sentence Language Identification with Groups of Similar Department of EECS

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    Radev, Dragomir R.

    Languages shared task, which is broken into six subtasks, (A) Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian, (B) Indonesian. Croatian vs. Serbian · Task B: Indonesian vs. Malay · Task C: Czech vs. Slovak · Task D: Brazilian vs before the DSL shared task. The problem of distinguish- ing Croatian from Serbian and Slovenian

  15. P R O S O D IC C O N S T R A IN T S IN M O R P H O S Y N T A C T IC D O M A IN S *

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    Avgustinova, Tania

    . In Czech, Slovak, Slovene or Serbo-Croatian, for example, the predicative clitics are s e n t e n t i a l orthotonic lexical entity in the sentence (e.g., after the first word), as in Serbo-Croatian. In the latter

  16. Proceedings of the Eighth International On Agglutinated Foraminifera

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    Kaminski, Michael A.

    -Napoca, Romania, September 7-13, 2008) Edited by Michael A. Kaminski Earth Sciences Department, King Fahd, Babe­Bolyai University, Str. Koglniceanu 1, Cluj-Napoca, 400084, Romania Published by The Grzybowski, Bucharest, Romania; e-mail: thneagu@geo.edu.ro 4. Czech Geological Survey, Leitnerová St. 22, Brno, 658 69

  17. CU scientists amongst recipients of awards and grants bestowed by Neuron

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    Cerveny, Vlastislav

    , the only one of the recipients who is resident in the Czech Republic, working at the CU Faculty aspects of Professor Velický's works ­ his research into semiconductors, disorganised substances of the creation of its grants agency). "Theoretical solid-state physics is a somewhat unheralded field," said

  18. 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

  19. 4, 615650, 2007 Drivers of storage

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    there was no severe soil drought during the study period, we were able to study atmospheric effects. Incoming, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelsk´a 3, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic 4 Research that the trees did not rely more on storage water during periods of atmospheric drought, without severe soil

  20. 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

  1. 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

  2. ISWA Study Tour WASTE-TO-ENERGY

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    for Waste Treatment and Energy Recovery" Fundamentals of drying, pyrolysis, gasification, and combustionISWA Study Tour WASTE-TO-ENERGY Programme, June 22-27, 2014 Czech Republic Austria Seminar;Practice Seminar on Sustainable Waste Management in Europe based on Prevention, Recycling, Recovery

  3. Two-dimensional model of thermal smoothing of laser imprint in a double-pulse plasma A. B. Iskakov and V. F. Tishkin

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    Limpouch, Jiri

    of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Brehova´ 7, 115 19 Praha are based on a modification of the laser-target inter- action. A powerful intrinsic smoothing mechanism. This can be done either by covering the target with a coating of a low density plastic foam 5­8 or by using

  4. Stability of the Hall sensors performance under neutron irradiation , J. Stckela

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Nuclear Research Institute plc, Husinec-Rez 130, 25068 Czech Republic, c Lviv Polytechnic National are addressed in the paper. The results of irradiation tests of candidate Hall sensors in LVR-15 and IBR-2 outside the ITER vessel. 16 2 17 2 01.30.Cc, 52.55.Fa, 52.70.Ds 1. Introduction The need for steady state

  5. Fuzzy control of neuromuscular block during general anesthesia system design, development and implementation

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    Belohlavek, Radim

    . This paper describes an application of fuzzy logic in medicine. We present a system of automatic control1 Fuzzy control of neuromuscular block during general anesthesia ­ system design, development, Olomouc, Czech Republic Abstract We present a system for fuzzy control of neuromuscular block during

  6. 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

  7. Toxoplasmosis can be a sexually transmitted infection with serious clinical consequences. Not all routes of infection are created equal

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    Flegr, Jaroslav

    of Philosophy and History of Science, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, CZ-128 44 Prague 2, CZ-158 00, Prague 13, Czech Republic * Corresponding author: J. Flegr, Department of Philosophy be explained by the known risk factors. 3) Prevalence of toxoplasmosis in women in child- bearing age covaries

  8. Kenyan Shilling KES Stanbic Bank, Nairobi Namibian Dollar NAD Standard Bank Namibia, Ltd, Windhoek

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    Qian, Ning

    Chartered Bank, Tokyo Singapore Dollar SGD The Bank of New York Mellon Thai Bhat THB HSBC Bank, Bangkok Australian Dollar AUD HSBC Bank, Sydney Fiji Dollar FJD Westpac Banking Corporation, Suva New Zealand Dollar, Port Vila British Pound GBP HSBC Bank PLC, London Czech Republic Koruna CZK Ceskoslovenska Obchodni

  9. Aquatic Botany 69 (2001) 89108 Geographic variation in growth responses in

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    Brix, Hans

    Aquatic Botany 69 (2001) 89­108 Geographic variation in growth responses in Phragmites australis of Botany (CAS), Dukelská 145, CZ-37982 Trebon, Czech Republic Abstract Phragmites australis; Flowering time; Morphology; Biomass allocation; Phragmites australis 1. Introduction Along a latitudinal

  10. Forensic Science International 92 (1998) 89124

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    Miksik, Ivan

    Forensic Science International 92 (1998) 89­124 Advances in capillary electrophoresis a ,b , a c Technology, Technicka 1905, CZ 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic c Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved. PII S0379-0738(98)00011-5 #12;90 Z. Deyl et al. / Forensic Science

  11. 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

  12. Thermodynamics of MgB2 described by the weak-coupling two-band BCS model

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    Mishonov, TM; Pokrovsky, Valery L.; Wei, HD.

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Thermodynamics of MgB2 described by the weak-coupling two-band BCS model Todor M. Mishonov,1,2 Valery L. Pokrovsky,3,4 and Hongduo Wei3 1Faculty of Physics, Sofia University ?St. Kliment Ohridski,? 5 James Bourchier Boulevard, BG-1164 Sofia..., Bulgaria 2Laboratorium voor Vaste-Stoffysica en Magnetisme, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B-3001, Belgium 3Department of Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4242, USA 4Landau Institute for Theoretical...

  13. Paternal Genetic History of the Basque Population of Spain

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    Young, Kristin L.; Sun, Guangyun; Deka, Ranjan; Crawford, Michael H.

    2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ; 0.0073 Mertens et al. (2007) Bosnia 181 0.4621 0.9734#5; 0.0054 Klaric et al. (2005) Bulgaria 126 0.5604 0.9874 #5; 0.0047 Zaharova et al. (2001) Castilla la Mancha 63 0.5226 0.9794 #5; 0.0089 Adams et al. (2008) Castile 131 0.5343 0.9799 #5; 0...% of the total variation and spreading from southeast to northwest through Europe (Cavalli- Sforza et al. 1994). This cline has been interpreted as a genetic signature of the DDM model, with a correlation of 0.89 between the first principal component of gene...

  14. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 13, 14 April 2006

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    , 1968 with Bulgaria 20 April, 1968 with Romania 29 April, 1968 with Algeria 15 April. 1971 with Ethiopia 8 April, 1972 with Bangladesh 18 April, 1975 with Cambodia 14 April, 1984 with Tunisia 28 April, 1987 with Venezuela 20 April, 1992 with Estonia... to participate in making history during the 1990’s movement, but there are no excuses now. You are educated, you have access to resources that others might now. Why not say “I think democracy is the right path and not autocracy or violence” publicly...

  15. 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.

  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. The effects of prevention and public health expenditure on measles immunization rates in Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) countries

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    Chen, Christina Melonie

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Belgium* 40 40 0 Canada 185 184 1 Czech Republic 27 23 4 Denmark 15 13 2 Finland 87 41 47 France 90 68 22 Germany 100 86 15 Greece 65 35 30 Hungary** 54 29 24 Iceland 40 40 0 Ireland 78 59 19 Italy 15 15 0 Japan* 50 30 20 Korea 21 20 1....4 Austria 74.0 Belgium 82. Canada** 94.5 Czech Republic 96.9 Denmark 96.0 Finland 97. France 87.1 Germany 93.3 Greece 88.0 Hungary 99.9 Iceland* 99.0 Ireland 81. Italy 85.5 Japan*** 100.0 Korea**** 90.2 Luxembourg 91.0 Mexico 96.4 Netherlands...

  18. Statewise Correlates of Civil Nuclear Energy

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    Kafle, Nischal

    2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    .0 Croatia 0.0 Qatar 0.0 Cuba 0.0 Romania 19.0 Czech Republic 33.0 Russia 17.6 Denmark 0.0 Saudi Arabia 0.0 Egypt 0.0 Serbia 0.0 Ethiopia 0.0 Singapore 0.0 Finland 31.6 Slovakia 54.0 France 77.7 Slovenia 41.7 Germany 17.8 South Africa 5.2 Ghana 0.0 South...

  19. Cross-Language Text Classification J. Scott Olsson

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    Oard, Doug

    word cj . That is, Ei,j P(ei|cj ), 1 i Ne, 1 j Nc E = 0 B @ P(e1|c1) · · · P(e1|cCross-Language Text Classification J. Scott Olsson Dept. of Mathematics University of Maryland their Czech counterparts (e.g., to discuss London more than Prague), so that, having only documents in English

  20. 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.

  1. Transparency of Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice

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    Geraats, Petra M

    2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

    Kingdom (in 1992), Sweden (in 1993), Finland (from 1993 un- til 1998), Australia (in 1994) and Spain (from 1994 until 1998).4 In addition, a few emerging countries in the process of disinflation introduced annual inflation targets without immediately... framework after abandoning fixed exchange rate regimes. The number of inflation targeters has steadily grown over time to more than 20 and now also includes Brazil, Colombia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Iceland, Mex- 4Finland and Spain had to abandon inflation...

  2. Waste Management World November/December 2005

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    Columbia University

    and significant investment in efficient flue gas cleaning systems. TABLE 2. Annual dioxin emissions in Germany a profound impact on how much further the technology will help achieve environmental protection goals.12 Switzerland 29 2.97 Italy 49 3.47 Austria 5 0.88 Germany 58 13.18 Czech Republic 3 0.4 Poland 1 0.04 Hungary 1

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. 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)

  8. Asymptotic normalization coefficients for B-10->Be-9+p

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    Mukhamedzhanov, AM; Clark, HL; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Lui, YW; Trache, L.; Tribble, Robert E.; Xu, HM; Zhou, XG; Burjan, V.; Cejpek, J.; Kroha, V.; Carstoiu, F.

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    started the Asymptotic normalization coefficient A. M. Mukhamedzhanov, H. L. Clark, C. A. Gagliardi, Y.-W Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University V. Burjan, J. Cejpek Institute for Nuclear Physics, Czech Academ F. Carstoi Institute of Atomic...! the 7Be(p ,g)8B radiative capture cross section at ver astrophysics. @S0556-2813~97!02109-2# PACS number~s!: 25.70.Hi, 21.10.Jx, 24.10.Ht, 25.70.B I. INTRODUCTION Despite considerable experimental and theoretical progress in determining...

  9. Asymptotic normalization coefficients from the (20)Ne((3)He, d)(21)Na reaction and astrophysical factor for (20)Ne(p,gamma)(21)Na

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    Mukhamedzhanov, AM; Bem, P.; Burjan, V.; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Irgaziev, BF; Kroha, V.; Novak, J.; Piskor, S.; Simeckova, E.; Tribble, Robert E.; Vesely, F.; Vincour, J.

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , diffuseness a = 0.65 fm, and the Coulomb radius parameter rC = 1.4 fm for comparison. Our spectroscopic factors are significantly lower than those determined in Ref. [1], since Rolfs et al. used a rectangular well in their analysis. The rectangular well... of the Czech Republic, and by the Robert A. Welch Foundation. [1] C. Rolfs, W. S. Rodney, M. S. Shapiro, and H. Winkler, Nucl. Phys. A241, 460 (1975). [2] A. M. Mukhamedzhanov and R. E. Tribble, Phys. Rev. C 59, 3418 (1999). [3] H. M. Xu, C. A. Gagliardi...

  10. 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...

  11. West Nile Encephalitis in Humans and Horses

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    Lawhorn, D. Bruce

    2000-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

    such as Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Spain (1960s-1990s); Algeria (1994); Morocco (1996); Romania (1996-1997); Czech Republic 8/00 * Associate Professor and Extension Swine Veterinarian, Texas Agricul- tural Extension Service and Dept. of Large Animal Medicine... and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Texas A&M University System. (1997); Democratic Republic of the Congo and Italy (1998); and Russia (1999). In addition to the human cases in New York, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Centers...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Exposure conditions of reactor internals of Rovno VVER-440 NPP units 1 and 2

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    Grytsenko, O.V.; Pugach, S.M.; Diemokhin, V.L.; Bukanov, V.N. [Inst. for Nuclear Research, Kyiv, 03680 (Ukraine); Marek, M.; Vandlik, S. [Nuclear Research Inst. Rez Plc., Rez, 25068 (Czech Republic)

    2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Results of determination of irradiation conditions for vessel internals of VVER-440 reactor No. 1 and 2 at Rovno Nuclear Power Plant, obtained by specialists at Inst. for Nuclear Research Kyiv (Ukraine)), and Nuclear Research Inst. Rez (Czech Republic)), are presented. To calculate neutron transport, detailed calculation models of these reactors were prepared. Distribution of neutron flux functionals on the surface of reactor VVER-440 baffle and core barrel for different core loads was studied. Agreement between results obtained by specialists at Inst. for Nuclear Research and at Nuclear Research Inst. is shown. (authors)

  15. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (Poland) | 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating Solar Power Basics (The followingDirectLow CarbonOpen EnergyOpen EnergyCzech

  16. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (SVEZIA) | 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 on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating Solar Power Basics (The followingDirectLow CarbonOpen EnergyOpen EnergyCzechEUDEEP

  17. Sandia National Laboratories: DC power optimizers

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  18. Sandia National Laboratories: DER

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  19. Sandia National Laboratories: DERlab

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  20. Sandia National Laboratories: DETL

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  1. Sandia National Laboratories: DGI

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  2. Sandia National Laboratories: DHS

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  3. 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.

  4. The first critical experiment with a LEU Russian fuel IRT-4M at the training reactor VR-1

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    Frybort, Jan [Department of Nuclear Reactors, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, V Holesovickach 2, 180 00 Prague 8 (Czech Republic)

    2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    A critical experiment is a standard part of training of students at the Training Reactor VR-1 operated within the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. In autumn 2005 the HEU fuel IRT-3M with enrichment 36 % {sup 235}U was replaced by the LEU fuel IRT-4M with enrichment 19.7 % {sup 235}U. The fuel replacement at the VR-1 Reactor is a part of an international program RERTR. This Paper presents basic information about preparation for the fuel replacement and approaching of the first critical state with the new zone configuration C1 which replaced B1 core with the old IRT-3M fuel. The whole process was carried out according to the Czech law and the relevant international recommendations. The experience with the VR-1 operation confirms the assumption that the C1 core configuration will be suitable from the point of view of the reactivity balance for the long term safe operation of the Training Reactor VR-1. (author)

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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)

  13. (Environmental impact assessment as applied to policies, plans and programs)

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    Sigal, L.L.

    1990-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    A proposal to study the application of the principles of environmental impact assessment (EIA) to policy, plans, and programs was submitted by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Senior Advisors on Environmental and Water Problems of the United Nations Economic Commission. On approval, EPA asked Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to support its efforts as lead participant on an international task force. ORNL is responsible for overall project management, including development of the report. At the first meeting in Geneva on June 18--19, there were representatives from Austria, Canada, Finland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The administrative/legal setting for EIA in each country was reviewed. The objectives of the task force were defined, and issues related to the application of EIA at the policy level were discussed. At the second meeting, in addition to those countries represented at the first meeting the Commission of Economic Communities, Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Remark, Federal Republic of Germany, Hungary, and The Netherlands were represented. A brief review was given by the new participants of legal/administrative requirements for EIA in their countries. Case studies were presented by Canada, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.

  14. 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.

  15. Climate variability and climate change vulnerability and adaptation. Workshop summary

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    Bhatti, N.; Cirillo, R.R. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Dixon, R.K. [U.S. Country Studies Program, Washington, DC (United States)] [and others

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Representatives from fifteen countries met in Prague, Czech Republic, on September 11-15, 1995, to share results from the analysis of vulnerability and adaptation to global climate change. The workshop focused on the issues of global climate change and its impacts on various sectors of a national economy. The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), which has been signed by more than 150 governments worldwide, calls on signatory parties to develop and communicate measures they are implementing to respond to global climate change. An analysis of a country`s vulnerability to changes in the climate helps it identify suitable adaptation measures. These analyses are designed to determine the extent of the impacts of global climate change on sensitive sectors such as agricultural crops, forests, grasslands and livestock, water resources, and coastal areas. Once it is determined how vulnerable a country may be to climate change, it is possible to identify adaptation measures for ameliorating some or all of the effects.The objectives of the vulnerability and adaptation workshop were to: The objectives of the vulnerability and adaptation workshop were to: Provide an opportunity for countries to describe their study results; Encourage countries to learn from the experience of the more complete assessments and adjust their studies accordingly; Identify issues and analyses that require further investigation; and Summarize results and experiences for governmental and intergovernmental organizations.

  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. Effects of droplet fluctuations on the scattering of neutrons and light by microemulsions

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    V. Lisy; B. Brutovsky

    2000-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Beginning from the first neutron spin-echo study of the shape fluctuations of microemulsion droplets [J.S. Huang, S.T. Milner, B. Farago, and D. Richter, Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2600 (1987)] these experiments are incorrectly interpreted in the literature. This is due to an inappropriate account for the fluctuations and the erroneous application of the original theory to the experiments (see [V. Lisy and B. Brutovsky, Czech. J. Phys. 50, 239 (2000)]). In the presented work both these shortcomings are corrected. We develop the theory of static and dynamic light and neutron scattering from droplet microemulsions. The fluids inside and out of the droplets are separated by a surfactant layer of arbitrary thickness. The scattering functions consistently take into account thermal fluctuations of the shapes of such double-layered spheres to the second order in the changes of their radius. The relaxation times and correlation functions of the fluctuations are found within the Helfrich's theory of interfacial elasticity. The theory is applied to the quantitative description of small-angle neutron scattering, neutron spin-echo spectroscopy and dynamic light scattering experiments. Basic characteristics of the microemulsions, extracted from the fits to the experimental data, significantly differ from those determined in the original works. We include into the consideration the viscosity of the surface layer and give its estimation for the octane-C10E5- water microemulsion.

  20. 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.

  1. 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.

  2. Mitsubishi FGD plants for lignite fired boilers

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    Kotake, Shinichiro; Okazoe, Kiyoshi; Iwashita, Koichiro; Yajima, Satoru

    1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In order to respond to the increasing electric energy demand for sustaining economic growth, construction of coal-fired thermal power plants worldwide is indispensable. As a countermeasure for environmental pollution which otherwise may reach a serious proportion from the operation of these plants, construction of flue gas desulfurization (FGD) plants is being promoted. Among these power stations where lignite fuel is burnt, the FGD plants concerned have to be designed to cope with high gas volume and SO{sub x} concentration as well as violent fluctuations in their values caused by such features of lignite as high sulfur content, low calorific volume, and unstable properties. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received construction awards for a total of seven (7) FGD plants for lignite-fired boilers in succession starting from that for CEZ as, Czech Republic followed by those for EGAT, Thailand in 1993. All these plants are presently operating satisfactorily since successful completion of their performance tests in 1996. Further, a construction award of three (3) more FGD plants for lignite-fired boilers was received from ENDESA (Spain) in 1995 which are now being outfitted and scheduled to start commercial operation in 1998. In this paper, the authors discuss the outline design of FGD plants for lignite-fired boilers based on experience of FGD plants constructed since 1970 for heavy oil--as well as black coal-fired boilers, together with items confirmed from the operation and design guideline hereafter.

  3. Remediation of old environmental liabilities in the Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc

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    Podlaha, J. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (Czech Republic)

    2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (NRI) is a leading institution in all areas of nuclear R and D in the Czech Republic. The NRI's activity encompasses nuclear physics, chemistry, nuclear power, experiments at research nuclear reactors and many other topics. The NRI operates two research nuclear reactors, many facilities as a hot cell facility, research laboratories, technology for radioactive waste (RAW) management, radionuclide irradiators, an electron accelerator, etc. After 50 years of activities in the nuclear field, there are some environmental liabilities that shall be remedied in the NRI. There are three areas of remediation: (1) decommissioning of old obsolete facilities (e.g. decay tanks, RAW treatment technology, special sewage system), (2) treatment of RAW from operation and dismantling of nuclear facilities, and (3) elimination of spent fuel from research nuclear reactors operated by the NRI. The goal is to remedy the environmental liabilities and eliminate the potential negative impact on the environment. Based on this postulate, optimal remedial actions have been selected and recommended for the environmental remediation. Remediation of the environmental liabilities started in 2003 and will be finished in 2012. Some liabilities have already been successfully remedied. The most significant items of environmental liabilities are described in the paper together with information about the history, the current state, the progress, and the future activities in the field of remediation of environmental liabilities in the NRI. (authors)

  4. Present experience of NRI REZ with preparation of spent nuclear fuel shipment to Russian Federation

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    Svitak, F.; Broz, V.; Hrehor, M.; Marek, M.; Novosad, P.; Podlaha, J.; Rychecky, J. [Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc, Husinec 130, CZ-25068 (Czech Republic)

    2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The Nuclear Research Institute Rez plc (NRI) jointed the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) programme under the US-Russian Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) initiative and started the preparation of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) shipment from the LVR-15 research reactor back to the Russian Federation (RF). The transport of 16 SKODA VPVR/M casks with EK-10, IRT-2M 80 %, and IRT-2M 36% fuel types is planned for the autumn of 2007. The paper describes the experience gained so far during the preparatory works for the SNF shipment (facility equipment modification, cask licenses) and the actual preparation of the SNF for transport, in particular its checking, repacking in a hot cell, loading into the VPVR/M casks, drying, manipulation, completion of the transport documentation, etc., including its transport to the SNF storage facility at the NRI before it is shipped to the RF. The paper also briefly describes a regulatory framework for these activities with a focus on legislative and methodological aspects of the return of vitrified waste back to the Czech Republic. (author)

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Growth and Expansion of the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project and the Newly Organized International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project

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    J. Blair Briggs; Lori Scott; Yolanda Rugama; Enrico Satori

    2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Since ICNC 2003, the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP) has continued to expand its efforts and broaden its scope. Criticality-alarm / shielding type benchmarks and fundamental physics measurements that are relevant to criticality safety applications are not only included in the scope of the project, but benchmark data are also included in the latest version of the handbook. A considerable number of improvements have been made to the searchable database, DICE and the criticality-alarm / shielding benchmarks and fundamental physics measurements have been included in the database. There were 12 countries participating on the ICSBEP in 2003. That number has increased to 18 with recent contributions of data and/or resources from Brazil, Czech Republic, Poland, India, Canada, and China. South Africa, Germany, Argentina, and Australia have been invited to participate. Since ICNC 2003, the contents of the “International Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments” have increased from 350 evaluations (28,000 pages) containing benchmark specifications for 3070 critical or subcritical configurations to 442 evaluations (over 38,000 pages) containing benchmark specifications for 3957 critical or subcritical configurations, 23 criticality-alarm-placement / shielding configurations with multiple dose points for each, and 20 configurations that have been categorized as fundamental physics measurements that are relevant to criticality safety applications in the 2006 Edition of the ICSBEP Handbook. Approximately 30 new evaluations and 250 additional configurations are expected to be added to the 2007 Edition of the Handbook. Since ICNC 2003, a reactor physics counterpart to the ICSBEP, The International Reactor Physics Experiment Evaluation Project (IRPhEP) was initiated. Beginning in 1999, the IRPhEP was conducted as a pilot activity by the by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Nuclear Science Committee (NSC). The project was endorsed as an official activity of the NSC in June of 2003. The IRPhEP is patterned after its predecessor, the ICSBEP, but focuses on other integral measurements such as buckling, spectral characteristics, reactivity effects, reactivity coefficients, kinetics measurements, reaction-rate and power distributions, nuclide compositions and other miscellaneous types of measurements in addition to the critical configuration. The two projects are closely coordinated to avoid duplication of effort and to leverage limited resources to achieve a common goal. The purpose of the IRPhEP is to provide an extensively peer reviewed set of reactor physics related integral benchmark data that can be used by reactor designers and safety analysts to validate the analytical tools used to design next generation reactors and establish the safety basis for operation of these reactors. While coordination and administration of the IRPhEP takes place at an international level, each participating country is responsible for the administration, technical direction, and priorities of the project within their respective countries. The work of the IRPhEP is documented in an OECD NEA Handbook entitled, “International Handbook of Evaluated Reactor Physics Benchmark Experiments.” The first edition of this Handbook, the 2006 Edition spans over 2000 pages and contains data from 16 different experimental series that were

  11. 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.