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Climate, Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards | Open Energy  

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Climate, Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards Climate, Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Climate Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards Agency/Company /Organization: The Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance Sector: Land Topics: Implementation, Co-benefits assessment, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.climate-standards.org/standards/pdf/ccb_standards_second_edition_d Climate Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards Screenshot References: Biodiversity Standards[1] "The CCB Standards have become the most widely used and respected international standard for the multiple-benefits of land-based carbon projects." References ↑ "Biodiversity Standards"

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Projecting global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios  

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Projecting global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios William W.L. Cheung1 References 248 Abstract Climate change can impact the pattern of marine biodiversity through changes. Pauly. 2009. Projecting global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios. Fish

Pauly, Daniel

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The Optimal Design of Investments in Biodiversity Conservation  

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The Optimal Design of Investments in Biodiversity Conservation q1 p1 Area Price q2 p2 qd qc Paul R to terrestrial biodiversity and financial investment in habitat conservation efforts has become a cornerstone the needs of biodiversity leads to ineffective conservation programmes and may even risk conservation

Gray, Matthew

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PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed research program uses the restoration and conservation of biodiversity in woodlands  

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PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed research program uses the restoration and conservation of biodiversity and conservation planning process relates to biodiversity outcomes in complex metropolitan landscapes. Chicago, restoration and management of biodiversity on 360,000 acres of open space in the greater Chicago metropolitan

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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Projected range contractions of montane biodiversity under global warming  

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...of montane biodiversity under global warming Frank A. La Sorte 1 * Walter...are likely to experience under global warming and highlight the need for additional...extinction risk|geographical range|global warming|mountain biodiversity| 1...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and analysis of experiments testing for biodiversity effects in ecology  

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Design and analysis of experiments testing for biodiversity effects in ecology R. A. Baileya is that a nested family of plausible models is fitted. The results of three experiments suggest that biodiversity are discussed. Keywords: Biodiversity, Design of experiments, Family of models, Hasse diagram 2008 MSC: 62K99

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Biodiversity  

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In tropical forests, on coral reefs, and in other threatened habitats, countless plant, animal, and microbial species face possible extinction - their names unknown, their numbers uncounted, their value unreckoned. Although popular attention has focused on the plight of more visible and widely known species like the whooping crane or the African elephant, most-experts agree that the loss of less-obvious organisms could be much more devastating. This is the subject of the volume. It calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human-population pressure and the demands of economic development. The book explores biodiversity from a wide variety of viewpoints.

Wilson, E.O.; Peter, F.M.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity Project Ethics for a Small Planet: A Communications Handbook 41 by Michael P. Nelson  

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Biodiversity Project Ethics for a Small Planet: A Communications Handbook 41 by Michael P. Nelson exactly are ethics? What does it mean to assert that there is an ethical dimension to a debate

Nelson, Michael P.

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AIDP -Apple Interface Design Project  

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AIDP - Apple Interface Design Project AIDP - Apple Interface Design Project m 92-95 m Joy Mountford m Design Centre, Advanced Technology Group m Apple's Industrial Design Group "Encourage ProjectThe Project m Bridge the gulf between the physical and virtual worlds - Apple m Design a new way

Tollmar, Konrad

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EBONEEUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY OBSERVATION NETWORK  

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EBONEEUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY OBSERVATION NETWORK Geert De Blust, Guy Laurijssens, Hans Van Calster of biodiversity monitoring through close collaboration of users and data providers #12;#12;Design of a monitoring-effectiveness Optimization of biodiversity monitoring through close collaboration of users and data providers Geert De Blust1

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Biomares, a LIFE project to restore and manage the biodiversity of Prof. Luiz Saldanha Marine Park  

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The Marine Park Prof. Luiz Saldanha, in the coast of Arrábida, is the first marine park in continental Portugal. This area is ... is considered to be a hotspot for European marine biodiversity. In 2005, the manag...

Alexandra H. Cunha; Karim Erzini; Ester A. Serrão…

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thematic Review Conservation of Biodiversity on Islands  

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Thematic Review Conservation of Biodiversity on Islands: The contribution of the United Kingdom............................................................................................. 11 3. THE BIODIVERSITY OF ISLANDS INVOLVED WITH DI PROJECTS ........................................................................................... 49 6. THE DARWIN INITIATIVE'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE CBD'S ISLAND BIODIVERSITY PROGRAMME OF WORK

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STATISTICS 590 STUDENT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PROJECT  

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STATISTICS 590 STUDENT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PROJECT SPRING 2010 1. Project You are to design with me as needed. 2. Procedures and Dates A one-page sketch, containing the essential elements

Buyske, Steve

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Estimating biodiversity of dry forests and coral reefs with hyperspectral data: a NASA EPSCOR project at UPRM  

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Estimating biodiversity of dry forests and coral reefs with hyperspectral data: a NASA EPSCOR and modelsensing and field data to assess and model components of ecosystem biodiversity · Utilize hyperspectral service in PR and PR department ofp Natural Resources #12;What is ecosystem biodiversity ?biodiversity ? D

Gilbes, Fernando

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Evaluating Design Project Creativity in Engineering Design Courses Postdoctoral Fellow  

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Evaluating Design Project Creativity in Engineering Design Courses I. Chiu Postdoctoral Fellow. A goal of engineering design courses is to teach creativity, or at least creativity methods, e an engineering design course, such as for a design project. In this paper, we discuss creativity and approaches

Salustri, Filippo A.

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Connectivity, biodiversity conservation and the design of marine reserve networks for coral reefs  

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Networks of no-take reserves are important for protecting coral reef biodiversity from climate change and other human impacts. ... a spatial analysis of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to examine potential tra...

G. R. Almany; S. R. Connolly; D. D. Heath; J. D. Hogan; G. P. Jones…

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multidisciplinary integrative learning in undergraduate design projects  

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Design is inherently multidisciplinary. Engineering design is a merger between many fields of science combined with decision-making that produces an object that satisfies predetermined constraints. These constraints could be technical, socio-political, environmental, and economic since all engineering decisions have human consequences. This article discusses innovations and blended approaches to learning and teaching that encourage life-long learning through a management strategy for design projects. The case study used is a design project that included a team of electrical, chemical, mechanical and civil engineers. Traditionally, multidisciplinary engineering design projects have common pitfalls that are exacerbated when forming groups of students from different disciplines to collaborate together on the projects. This paper accounts curriculum development activities supervising a multidisciplinary engineering design project at undergraduate level. It presents the pedagogical challenges: independent learning, task integration management tools used to guide a Generation Y design team considering the value of reflection and in which students learn to be engineers.

Abdallah M. Hasna

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Boeing Company Project Fuel Tank Design Project Recap  

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The Boeing Company Project Fuel Tank Design Project Recap The Boeing Company came. Using solid baffles helps to separate the tank into separate and smaller sub tanks which helps to distribute and minimize the force of the slosh on the fuel tank. The problem in using solid baffles

Demirel, Melik C.

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Double Feature Capstone Design Projects  

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solutions to counter the erosion and to protect the shore facilities. Evaluating the Power Output of an OTEC from a small floating ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) pilot plant that would be deployed off intake pipe and flow rate), the scaling down of an existing published OTEC plant design and the use

Frandsen, Jannette B.

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Field evidence that ecosystem service projects support biodiversity and diversify options  

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...participate in the project 2) Efficiency of operation ZZQQhy...actually coming from a new pool of money 14) Redistribution...recreation ZZQQhy hiking, swimming, canoeing 9) All 10) Other...plant 10) Paper Mill 11) Energy company ZZQQhy any gas, electric...

Rebecca L. Goldman; Heather Tallis; Peter Kareiva; Gretchen C. Daily

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of design cost on project performance of design bid build projects.  

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??The majority of public projects in the United States are procured and constructed by state or local governments using the design-bid-build (DBB) project delivery method.… (more)

Mani, Nirajan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity Concepts and  

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Biodiversity Concepts and Measures Dr. Stacy Philpott Conservation Biology EEES 4750/5750/7750 #12;Biodiversity · What is biodiversity? · How much biodiversity is there? · Where is biodiversity found? · How do we measure biodiversity? · How do we collect and analyze biodiversity data? #12;Biodiversity · What

Gottgens, Hans

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Energy Design Assistance Project Tracker - 2014 BTO Peer Review...  

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

Design Assistance Project Tracker - 2014 BTO Peer Review Energy Design Assistance Project Tracker - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Larry Brackney, National Renewable Energy...

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Social and Economic Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation  

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Social and Economic Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation: An Annotated Bibliography of the interdisciplinary work involved in the valuation of local-level biodiversity in aquaculture and in examining strategies for grass-roots biodiversity conservation. The project was jointly administered by Saint Mary

Charles, Anthony

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Business System Planning Project, Preliminary System Design  

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CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (CHG) is currently performing many core business functions including, but not limited to, work control, planning, scheduling, cost estimating, procurement, training, and human resources. Other core business functions are managed by or dependent on Project Hanford Management Contractors including, but not limited to, payroll, benefits and pension administration, inventory control, accounts payable, and records management. In addition, CHG has business relationships with its parent company CH2M HILL, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of River Protection and other River Protection Project contractors, government agencies, and vendors. The Business Systems Planning (BSP) Project, under the sponsorship of the CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. Chief Information Officer (CIO), have recommended information system solutions that will support CHG business areas. The Preliminary System Design was developed using the recommendations from the Alternatives Analysis, RPP-6499, Rev 0 and will become the design base for any follow-on implementation projects. The Preliminary System Design will present a high-level system design, providing a high-level overview of the Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) modules and identify internal and external relationships. This document will not define data structures, user interface components (screens, reports, menus, etc.), business rules or processes. These in-depth activities will be accomplished at implementation planning time.

EVOSEVICH, S.

2000-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Program assists steam drive design project  

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A new program for the HP-41CV programmable calculator will compute all parameters required for a steam drive project design. The Marx and Langenheim model assumptions are used to solve a more advanced version of the Myhill and Stegemeier model. Also, the Mandl and Volek model assuptions are used to compute the size of the steam zone.

Mendez, A.A.

1984-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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A Hybrid Design of Project-X  

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Project-X is a leading candidate of the next major accelerator construction project at Fermilab. The mission need of Project-X is to establish an intensity frontier for particle physics research, or more precisely, to build a multi-MW proton source for neutrino and other particle studies. Coupled with an upgraded Main Injector (MI) and Recycler, an 8 GeV superconducting RF (SRF) H-minus linac meets this need [1]. However, a more cost effective approach would be a hybrid design, namely, a combination of a 2 GeV SRF linac and an 8 GeV rapid cycling synchrotron (RCS) in lieu of an 8 GeV SRF linac. This alternative design also meets the mission need but at a lower cost since a synchrotron is cheaper than a SRF linac. It retains the ability to use a 2 GeV SRF linac for ILC technology development. It reuses the existing Debuncher enclosure and Booster RF. The transport line of 2 GeV H-minus particles is shorter than the present 8 GeV design since stronger bending magnets can be used. The blackbody radiation strippi...

Chou, W

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Design Assistance Project Tracker- 2014 BTO Peer Review  

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

Presenter: Larry Brackney, National Renewable Energy Laboratory The Energy Design Assistance Program Tracker (EDAPT) tracks and manages projects, performs automated quality checks of energy model designs, and generates project documentation and reports for commercial buildings.

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PROJECT INITIATION FORM FACILITY SERVICES PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION  

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PROJECT INITIATION FORM FACILITY SERVICES ­ PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION 202 Facility Services would like an appointment to discuss the project. Department: College: Requestor's Name: E-mail : Phone: Project Contact: (if other than requestor): E-mail : Phone: B. PROJECT INFORMATION Project Location

Stephens, Jacqueline

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Design-Build Project Delivery | Department of Energy  

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

Design-Build Project Delivery Design-Build Project Delivery Design-Build Project Delivery October 16, 2013 - 4:46pm Addthis Renewable energy must be integrated into each of the design phases. Noting that any agency may have specific processes during the development of a construction project, this section discusses key issues in the following phases of the design-build process: Planning and Programming Request for Qualifications Request for Proposal Construction Contract Design and Build Integrating renewable energy into design-bid-build strategy involves a few different approaches, which are covered in the main building design section of this guide. Planning and Programming The planning and programming phase should look the same regardless of whether the project is design-bid-build or design-build. An early team is

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BIODIVERSITY Incorporating sociocultural adaptive  

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BIODIVERSITY VIEWPOINT Incorporating sociocultural adaptive capacity in conservation hotspot of biodiversity threats. Conservation biogeography (Whittaker et al., 2005) has emerged as a critical area biodiversity (Mawdsley et al., 2009). Adjusting conservation strategies to maintain diversity in recognition

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Project Profiles |  

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Project Profiles Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Project Profiles Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Project Profiles Agency/Company /Organization: U.S. Green Building Council Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Phase: Create a Vision, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals Resource Type: Case studies/examples User Interface: Website Website: www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1721 Cost: Free The LEED Project Profile (page) is repository of LEED certified projects which provides profiles for specific projects, including strategies which were included in the project. This page can be used to generate ideas for various building types through a community. Overview The LEED Project Profile (page) is repository of LEED certified projects

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Estimating design costs for first-of-a-kind projects  

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Modern scientific facilities are often outcomes of projects that are first-of-a-kind, that is, minimal historical data are available for project costs and schedules. However, at Fermilab, there was an opportunity to execute two similar projects consecutively. In this paper, a comparative study of the design costs for these two projects is presented using earned value methodology. This study provides some insights into how to estimate the cost of a replicated project.

Banerjee, Bakul; /Fermilab

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Student Design Competition Guide to Project Preparation and Submittal  

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

Student Design Competition Guide to Project Preparation and Submittal, from the U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home program.

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Project Information Form Project Title Designing and Analyzing Policies for Renewable Fuels  

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or organization) US DOT $38,942 Total Project Cost $38,942 Agency ID or Contract Number DTRT13-G-UTC29 StartProject Information Form Project Title Designing and Analyzing Policies for Renewable Fuels and End Dates September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015 Brief Description of Research Project Federal and state

California at Davis, University of

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Project Information Form Project Title Designing and Analyzing Policies for Renewable Fuels  

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or organization) US DOT $38,925 Total Project Cost $38,925 Agency ID or Contract Number DTRT13-G-UTC29 StartProject Information Form Project Title Designing and Analyzing Policies for Renewable Fuels and End Dates September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015 Brief Description of Research Project Federal and state

California at Davis, University of

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Measuring biodiversity for conservation  

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Measuring biodiversity for conservation Summary Policy document 10/03 May 2003 ISBN 0 85403 592 3. 2002). Conserving biodiversity is essential to sustainability. Biodiversity provides substantial socio This report can be found at www.royalsoc.ac.uk #12;The reality of ongoing biodiversity loss The living world

Reynolds, John D.

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Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities  

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Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities T. M. Brooks,1,2,3 * R. A. Mittermeier,1 G. A. B. da is essential to minimize biodiversity loss. To address this need, biodiversity conservation organizations have conservation funding. H uman actions are causing a biodiversity crisis, with species extinction rates up

Wilmers, Chris

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Designing sanitation projects in rural Ghana  

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Providing sanitation to rural areas in Ghana remains a huge challenge. Government funding is scarce while many international donor projects are ineffective. This thesis explores the difficulties with rural sanitation ...

Lau, Jonathan (Jonathan Ho Yin)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Information Form Project Title Design and Analysis of Feebate Policies for Sustainable ZEV and Other  

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(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization) US DOT $36,442 Total Project Cost $36,442 Agency IDProject Information Form Project Title Design and Analysis of Feebate Policies for Sustainable ZEV of Research Project Zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) are expected to play a critical role in decarbonizing light

California at Davis, University of

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Functional consequences of realistic biodiversity changes in a marine ecosystem  

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Functional consequences of realistic biodiversity changes in a marine ecosystem Matthew E. S, 2007) Declines in biodiversity have prompted concern over the conse- quences of species loss the functional consequences of realistic, nonrandom changes in biodiversity. Instead, most designs have used

Brody, James P.

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Seminar 10! Project Management & System Design!  

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(e.g., sample return)" �# Power and Propulsion" �#Solar cells" �# Kick motor/ payload assist module of the Development of Space Systems" !# Organization" #12;Systems Engineering" Pisacane, V., Fundamentals of Space System Design, Ch. 1! Product Development" Pisacane, V., Fundamentals of Space System Design, Ch. 1! #12

Stengel, Robert F.

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Theories of Biodiversity Value  

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The discussion of the calculus of biodiversity values in Chap. 5 is the final requisite prop for the stage across which this chapter parades accounts of how biodiversity is supposed to be valuable. The selecti...

Donald S. Maier

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design considerations for the Yucca Mountain project exploratory shaft facility  

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This paper reports on the regulatory/requirements challenges of this project which exist because this is the first facility of its kind to ever be planned, characterized, designed, and built under the purview of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency. The regulations and requirements that flow down to the Architect/Engineer (A/E) for development of the Exploratory Shaft Facility (ESF) design are voluminous and unique to this project. The subsurface design and construction of the ESF underground facility may eventually become a part of the future repository facility and, if so, will require licensing by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The Fenix and Scisson of Nevada-Yucca Mountain Project (FSN-YMP) group believes that all of the UMP design and construction related activities, with good design/construct control, can be performed to meet all engineering requirements, while following a strict quality assurance program that will also meet regulatory requirements.

Bullock, R.L. Sr. [Fenix and Scisson of Nevada, NV (US)

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine Biodiversity & Biotechnology  

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Centre for Marine Biodiversity & Biotechnology No one knows how many species live in the sea this biodiversity needs expertise from classical marine biology to the latest molecular genetics techniques Biodiversity & Biotechnology. The CMBB was established in 1999 to tackle the challenges of understanding marine

Howie, Jim

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Joint design and technology transfer for CANDU projects in Korea  

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Since the first commercial operation of Kori Unit 1 in April 1978, nine nuclear units are operating and seven, including three CANDU 6 reactors (Wolsong 2, 3 & 4), are currently under construction in Korea. One of the cornerstones of Korea`s nuclear energy policy is the drive for technological self-reliance. Thus, as part of the Wolsong Project scope, a Technology Transfer Agreement for CANDU NSSS System Design was concluded. Under tills agreement Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is transferring technologies relating to CANDU 6 NSSS design to Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI). As a result KAERI is now performing joint design with AECL for the NSSS of the Wolsong Projects. The current NSSS engineering and design progress for Wolsong 2, 3 & 4 is 58 percent as of December 1993. AECL and KAERI will also pursue the development of advanced technology including a large CANDU system on the basis of CANDU 6 technology.

Harris, D.; Lee, I.H.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Complex Forces Affect China's Biodiversity  

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global efforts have been put into biodiversity conservation, but biodiversity loss continues rapidly in biodiversity conservation to the global level and help protect biodiversity in other developing countries Wiley & Sons, Ltd. #12;208 ConservationBiology COMPLEXITY OF INTERACTING FORCES AFFECTING BIODIVERSITY

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Plutonium Immobilization Project System Design Description for Can Loading System  

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The purpose of this System Design Description (SDD) is to specify the system and component functions and requirements for the Can Loading System and provide a complete description of the system (design features, boundaries, and interfaces), principles of operation (including upsets and recovery), and the system maintenance approach. The Plutonium Immobilization Project (PIP) will immobilize up to 13 metric tons (MT) of U.S. surplus weapons usable plutonium materials.

Kriikku, E.

2001-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Design criteria Drain Rerouting Project 93-OR-EW-2  

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This document contains the design criteria to be used by the architect-engineer (A--E) in the performance of Title I and II design for the Drain Rerouting Project. The Drain Rerouting project at the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee will provide the Y-12 Plant with the capability to reroute particular drains within buildings 9202, 9203 and 9995. Process drains that are presently connected to the storm sewer shall be routed to the sanitary sewer to ensure that any objectionable material inadvertently discharged into process drains will not discharge to East Fork Popular Creek (EFPC) without treatment. The project will also facilitate compliance with the Y-12 Plant`s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) discharge permit and allow for future pretreatment of once-through coolant.

Not Available

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Agroecosystems  

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Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Agroecosystems A New Conservation Paradigm Ivette Perfectoa areas of the world. Although most ecologists con- cerned with biodiversity conservation would agree. This conclusion has major consequences for biodiversity con- servation in fragmented tropical forests

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The Importance of Marine Biodiversity  

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The study of marine biodiversity is timely and fundamental for a number of reasons (CBD, Global Biodiversity Outlook 3, 2010). Marine biodiversity plays a key role through ecosystem services ... applied research....

Philippe Goulletquer; Philippe Gros; Gilles Boeuf…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SLUDGE TREATMENT PROJECT KOP CONCEPTUAL DESIGN CONTROL DECISION REPORT  

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This control decision addresses the Knock-Out Pot (KOP) Disposition KOP Processing System (KPS) conceptual design. The KPS functions to (1) retrieve KOP material from canisters, (2) remove particles less than 600 {micro}m in size and low density materials from the KOP material, (3) load the KOP material into Multi-Canister Overpack (MCO) baskets, and (4) stage the MCO baskets for subsequent loading into MCOs. Hazard and accident analyses of the KPS conceptual design have been performed to incorporate safety into the design process. The hazard analysis is documented in PRC-STP-00098, Knock-Out Pot Disposition Project Conceptual Design Hazard Analysis. The accident analysis is documented in PRC-STP-CN-N-00167, Knock-Out Pot Disposition Sub-Project Canister Over Lift Accident Analysis. Based on the results of these analyses, and analyses performed in support of MCO transportation and MCO processing and storage activities at the Cold Vacuum Drying Facility (CVDF) and Canister Storage Building (CSB), control decision meetings were held to determine the controls required to protect onsite and offsite receptors and facility workers. At the conceptual design stage, these controls are primarily defined by their safety functions. Safety significant structures, systems, and components (SSCs) that could provide the identified safety functions have been selected for the conceptual design. It is anticipated that some safety SSCs identified herein will be reclassified based on hazard and accident analyses performed in support of preliminary and detailed design.

CARRO CA

2010-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

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CleanFleet. Volume 2, Project Design and Implementation  

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The CleanFleet alternative fuels demonstration project evaluated five alternative motorfuels in commercial fleet service over a two-year period. The five fuels were compressed natural gas, propane gas, California Phase 2 reformulated gasoline (RFG), M-85 (85 percent methanol and 15 percent RFG), and electric vans. Eight-four vans were operated on the alternative fuels and 27 vans were operated on gasoline as baseline controls. Throughout the demonstration information was collected on fleet operations, vehicle emissions, and fleet economics. In this volume of the CleanFleet findings, the design and implementation of the project are summarized.

NONE

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tematea: Issue Based Modules for Coherent Implementation of Biodiversity  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Tematea: Issue Based Modules for Coherent Implementation of Biodiversity Tematea: Issue Based Modules for Coherent Implementation of Biodiversity Conventions Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Tematea: Issue Based Modules for Coherent Implementation of Biodiversity Conventions Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature Sector: Land Topics: Implementation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity Resource Type: Guide/manual, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.tematea.org Tematea: Issue Based Modules for Coherent Implementation of Biodiversity Conventions Screenshot References: Tematea[1] Summary "The TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules supports a better and more coherent national implementation of biodiversity-related conventions

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South African National Biodiversity Institute and University of Cape Town (South Africa) Postdoctoral Fellow (1position)  

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South African National Biodiversity Institute and University of Cape Town (South Africa from designated groups in terms of South Africa's employment equity targets will have preference) Postdoctoral Fellow (1position) (Two year Contract) The South African National Biodiversity Institute

Jarrett, Thomas H.

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Contribution of a system experiment in designing a mixed crop-livestock farming system aimed at i) improving self-sufficiency, and ii) producing biodiversity and benefiting from it.  

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in relation to the three sustainability pillars (multi-criteria approach): i) environmental (biodiversity-30, 2010 2 Key words : biodiversity, farming system research and development, indicators, sustainable

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Project Screening and Design Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Project Screening and Design Toolkit Project Screening and Design Toolkit Jump to: navigation, search Stage 2 LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other economic and resource data as needed for LEDS development

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Encoal mild coal gasification project: Final design modifications report  

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The design, construction and operation Phases of the Encoal Mild Coal Gasification Project have been completed. The plant, designed to process 1,000 ton/day of subbituminous Power River Basin (PRB) low-sulfur coal feed and to produce two environmentally friendly products, a solid fuel and a liquid fuel, has been operational for nearly five years. The solid product, Process Derived Fuel (PDF), is a stable, low-sulfur, high-Btu fuel similar in composition and handling properties to bituminous coal. The liquid product, Coal Derived Liquid (CDL), is a heavy, low-sulfur, liquid fuel similar in properties to heavy industrial fuel oil. Opportunities for upgrading the CDL to higher value chemicals and fuels have been identified. Significant quantities of both PDF and CDL have been delivered and successfully burned in utility and industrial boilers. A summary of the Project is given.

NONE

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Beaumont Middle School Design Project April May 2014  

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1 Beaumont Middle School Design Project April ­ May 2014 Carl Lee and Craig Schroeder #12;2 SketchUp 1. SketchUp is free, and you can download it from the website www.sketchup.com. For some K12 use, see www.sketchup.com/3Dfor/k12-education. 2. For some student work from Jessie Clark Middle School

Lee, Carl

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Darwinian shortfalls in biodiversity conservation  

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Darwinian shortfalls in biodiversity conservation Jose´ Alexandre F. Diniz-Filho1 , Rafael D, and biodiversity conservation Species are considered indisputable units in conservation and biodiversity analyses in conservation planning and biodiversity analyses has been continuously dis- cussed [3,4]. However, species

Mooers, Arne

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Project Screening and Design Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Screening and Design Toolkit Screening and Design Toolkit (Redirected from Gateway:International/Project Screening and Design) Jump to: navigation, search Stage 2 LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other

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The Biodiversity Bargaining Problem  

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This paper describes global biodiversity conservation as a co-operative bargaining problem. We model an interdependent ‘technology rich’ North and a ‘gene rich’ South who must co-operate in the biotechnology sector in order to combine their unique...

Gatti, J Rupert J; Goeschl, Timo; Groom, Ben; Swanson, Timothy

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Provisional chapter1 Marine Biodiversity and Chemodiversity --The Treasure2  

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Provisional chapter1 Marine Biodiversity and Chemodiversity -- The Treasure2 Troves of the Future3 spot. The extraordinary biodiversity of17 coral reefs is maintained by a highly complex chemical recently been aware of the extraordinary potential marine molecules for23 the design of new drugs

Boyer, Edmond

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Effectiveness of marine reserve networks in representing biodiversity and minimizing impact to fishermen: a comparison  

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LETTER Effectiveness of marine reserve networks in representing biodiversity and minimizing impact of California's Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at represent- ing biodiversity and minimizing estimated to design marine reserve networks that meet biodiversity targets efficiently (Kirkpatrick 1983; Leslie et al

Queensland, University of

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Technical Guidance for the Design and Implementation of Climate-Smart Restoration Projects Restoring the Great  

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Technical Guidance for the Design and Implementation of Climate-Smart Restoration Projects for the Design and Implementation of Climate- Smart Restoration Projects with Seven Case Studies. 2014. National for the Design and Implementation of Climate-Smart Restoration Projects ii Restoring the Great Lakes' Coastal

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A Cross-Cultural VLSI Design Project David Harris Tayfun Akin  

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A Cross-Cultural VLSI Design Project David Harris Tayfun Akin David_Harris@hmc.edu Tayfun-Cultural VLSI Design Project David Harris Page 2 of 20 Outline o Introduction o Course Structure o Cross-Cultural VLSI Design Project David Harris Page 3 of 20 Introduction Engineering is increasingly done in large

Harris, David Money

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Conservation Easements: Biodiversity Protection and Private Use  

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Conservation Easements: Biodiversity Protection and Private Use ADENA R. RISSMAN, LYNN LOZIER.S.A. Abstract: Conservation easements are one of the primary tools for conserving biodiversity on private land easements for biodiversity conservation. Keywords: biodiversity protection, conservation easement, land

Rissman, Adena

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On biodiversity conservation and poverty traps  

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...economic, social, and political approaches to achieve biodiversity...describe a unique index insurance mechanism they designed...the relative merits and risks of alternative courses of action...Stochastic wealth dynamics and risk management among a poor population . Econ...Chantarat S ( 2011 ) Index insurance for pro-poor conservation...

Christopher B. Barrett; Alexander J. Travis; Partha Dasgupta

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity at St Anne's College  

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Biodiversity at St Anne's College CAN I VISIT ST ANNE'S COLLEGE? Yes! St Anne's grounds, visit http://www.stannes.ox.ac.uk/about/findus HOW IS ST ANNE'S HELPING BIODIVERSITY? Helping wildlife

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New Perspectives on Marine Biodiversity  

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Marine and terrestrial ecosystems are so fundamentally different ... some aspects that many of the issues concerning biodiversity cannot be interpreted using a single theory ... when it comes to highly biodiverse...

Saleem Mustafa

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conceptual design report: Nuclear materials storage facility renovation. Part 1, Design concept. Part 2, Project management  

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The Nuclear Materials Storage Facility (NMSF) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was a Fiscal Year (FY) 1984 line-item project completed in 1987 that has never been operated because of major design and construction deficiencies. This renovation project, which will correct those deficiencies and allow operation of the facility, is proposed as an FY 97 line item. The mission of the project is to provide centralized intermediate and long-term storage of special nuclear materials (SNM) associated with defined LANL programmatic missions and to establish a centralized SNM shipping and receiving location for Technical Area (TA)-55 at LANL. Based on current projections, existing storage space for SNM at other locations at LANL will be loaded to capacity by approximately 2002. This will adversely affect LANUs ability to meet its mission requirements in the future. The affected missions include LANL`s weapons research, development, and testing (WRD&T) program; special materials recovery; stockpile survelliance/evaluation; advanced fuels and heat sources development and production; and safe, secure storage of existing nuclear materials inventories. The problem is further exacerbated by LANL`s inability to ship any materials offsite because of the lack of receiver sites for mate rial and regulatory issues. Correction of the current deficiencies and enhancement of the facility will provide centralized storage close to a nuclear materials processing facility. The project will enable long-term, cost-effective storage in a secure environment with reduced radiation exposure to workers, and eliminate potential exposures to the public. This document provides Part I - Design Concept which describes the selected solution, and Part II - Project Management which describes the management system organization, the elements that make up the system, and the control and reporting system.

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1995-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The PEP-II Project: Low-Energy Ring Design and Project Status  

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We describe the present status of the PEP-II project. The project comprises four major systems: Injector, High-Energy Ring (HER), Low-Energy Ring (LER), and Interaction Region (IR). We focus in detail on the design of the LER, as its parameters and requirements are most closely related to those required for the Beijing Tau-Charm Factory rings. The PEP-II LER is a high-current, 3.1-GeV positron ring mounted above the 9-GeV HER. The LER uses a wiggler located in one of its six straight sections to provide emittance control and additional damping. We describe the rather complicated IR, which must transport the LER beam into the plane of the HER, focus it to a common beam size, and separate the beams after the head-on collisions. Both permanent magnet and conventional electromagnets are used in this area. The LER lattice has now adopted a simplified non-interleaved sextupole correction scheme that has reduced the required number of sextupoles substantially. We describe the LER vacuum system, one of the most challenging subsystems in PEP-II. It employs several technologies. In the arcs, aluminum extrusions and titanium sublimation pumps are employed; the straight sections use stainless steel chambers with lumped ion pumps. In the wiggler area, an extended copper photon dump with nonevaporable getter (NEG) pumps is employed to handle the very large synchrotron radiation power. The design of the room-temperature RF system, the bunch-by-bunch longitudinal and transverse feedback systems, and some of the special diagnostics will be described briefly. The PEP-II project remains on schedule to begin commissioning of the HER in April 1997, followed by the LER a year later.

Zisman, Michael S.

2006-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity in Human-Impacted  

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1 #12;1 Biodiversity in Human-Impacted Landscapes Biodiversidad en Paisajes Intervenidos Volumen-1 complex and dynamic. Traditionally, efforts to protect biodiversity and address environmental problems abilities of policy makers and on-the-ground practitioners is essential to biodiversity conservation

Haller, Gary L.

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Integrating Food Production and Biodiversity  

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Integrating Food Production and Biodiversity Energy and Scale Issues in Implementation Kristina and biodiversity ­ energy and scale issues in implementation Abstract The aim of this thesis was to test the hypotheses that (1) biodiversity at a farm level differs between small and large farms, and (2

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Focus On.... Biodiversity and Conservation  

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Focus On.... Biodiversity and Conservation This resource guide aims to provide useful, detailed, high quality sources of information on biodiversity and conservation for students in Higher and Further into biodiversity and government bodies trying to implement conservation measures, but there are many others

Miranda, Eduardo Reck

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Supplemental design requirements document enhanced radioactive and mixed waste storage Phase V Project W-112  

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This document provides additional and supplemental information to WHC-SD-W112-FDC-001, Project W-112 for radioactive and mixed waste storage. It provides additional requirements for the design and summarizes Westinghouse Hanford Company key design guidance and establishes the technical baseline agreements to be used for definitive design of the Project W-112 facilities.

Ocampo, V.P.; Boothe, G.F.; Greager, T.M.; Johnson, K.D.; Kooiker, S.L.; Martin, J.D.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear electric propulsion : assessing the design of Project Prometheus.  

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The high fuel efficiency of electric propulsion makes it a viable alternative for long-distance space travel. Project Prometheus was a NASA-led project that sought to demonstrate that distant electric propulsion missions ...

Goycoolea, Martin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Icon Design for Older Users of Project Management Software  

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Working in projects is an important part of many jobs in service industry. Due to their knowledge and experience project planning is often accomplished by older employees. Therefore, and with regard to the demogr...

Christina Bröhl; Jennifer Bützler…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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22.033 / 22.33 Nuclear Systems Design Project, Fall 2002  

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Group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. Provides students with opportunity ...

Kadak, Andrew

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Design and Modeling of Centralized Distribution Network for the DC House Project.  

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?? This thesis focuses on the design, modeling, simulation, and performance evaluation of Centralized Distribution Network for the DC House Project. Power System Computer Aided… (more)

Bassi, Harpreet S.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Projects and architects to achieve Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR |  

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» Projects and architects to achieve Designed to Earn the ENERGY » Projects and architects to achieve Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training Projects and architects to achieve Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR These building design projects met EPA criteria for achieving Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR and include projects that were built and earned the

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Student Design Competition Guide to Project Preparation and Submittal...  

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

Guide to Project Preparation and Submittal DOE Challenge Home Student Competition Procuring Architectural and Engineering Services for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability...

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Politics, Public Opinion, and Project Design in California Road Pricing  

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Unpublished Data) 13. Beal, Dan. Managing Director, Publicthe project is debated. Dan Beal (13) of the Automobile Clubagainst lifeline pricing. Beal (13) asserts that the

Smirti, Megan; Evans, Alexandra; Gougherty, Michael; Morris, Eric

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and implementation of a financial planning and tracking system for the Nova Project  

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The Nova project is a 185 million dollar DOE funded project to build an experimental facility to demonstrate the thermonuclear ignition of laser fusion targets. This paper describes the design and implementation considerations for the project's computerized performance measurement financial planning and tracking system and critiques its actual operation.

Holcomb, F.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Control in Integrated Building Design Systems Godfried Augenbroe* and Robert Amor**  

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Project Control in Integrated Building Design Systems Godfried Augenbroe* and Robert Amor of research into integrated design systems that allow communication between multiple actors and design tools acceptance if, apart from providing 'generic integration facilities', adequate tools are provided to design

Amor, Robert

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Step 4: Market your project as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR | ENERGY  

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4: Market your project as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR 4: Market your project as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Why design to earn ENERGY STAR Design to earn ENERGY STAR Step 1: Include efficiency in your project specs Step 2: Meet with your team and set a goal Step 3: Apply for Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR recognition Step 4: Market your project as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR

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Project Management Procedures Needed to Design the Newest Four Phosphoric Acid Evaporators in North America  

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Abstract This paper presents the project management techniques needed to design the newest four evaporators installed in North America, and any similar project. The four evaporators included integral fluosilicic acid recovery systems, and were successfully designed, fabricated, erected and operational by mid 2009. Topics discussed in the paper include: Project Objectives, Project Stages, Scope Definition, Design Basis, Codes and Standards, Technology Selection, Capital Cost Estimation, Schedule Development and Control, Operating Cost Estimation, Value Improvement Practices, Equipment Specification, Contractor Bid Specification, Constructability Review, Construction Management, and Commissioning.

Richard Harrison

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity conservation and state sovereignty.  

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??This thesis examines the influence of contemporary approaches to biodiversity conservation on conceptions of state sovereignty over natural resources. Traditional approaches to state sovereignty have… (more)

Echeverria, Hugo.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine Biodiversity and Climate Change  

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Climate change involves shifts in environmental conditions which will affect the distribution and biological performance of species. Global patterns of marine biodiversity are strongly driven by ocean temperature...

Thomas Wernberg; Bayden D. Russell; Mads S. Thomsen…

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and manufacture of a CNC desktop lathe for use in a project-based class  

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The objective of this project is to evolve the design of a CNC desktop lathe for use in a project-based class and then fabricate a prototype to confirm the functionality of the design. This iteration of the lathe effectively ...

Hsieh, Jonathan C

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The University of Texas at Austin Mechanical Engineering Design Projects Program  

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the design content component of the course (course emphasis is on design and synthesis, as well as analysis and Radiation Engineering Acoustics Robotics Dynamic Systems and Control PREVIOUS STUDENT PROJECT TITLES Temperature for a Combustion Gas Turbine Generator Redesign of Projection Welding Locating Pins and Bushings

Ben-Yakar, Adela

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CACI: Cesium-137 Agricultural Commodities Irradiator: Final design report. Volume 1, Project summary  

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This report provides a complete description of the final detailed design of the Cesium-137 Agricultural Commodities Irradiator (CACI). The design was developed and successfully completed by the Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell International for the US Department of Energy (DOE). The CACI project was initiated in April 1985 under DOE`s Byproducts Utilization Program, with the objectives of transferring food irradiation technology to the industry and thereby demonstrating a beneficial use for the 137 Cs nuclear by-product isotope. As designed, CACI will meet the intended requirements for research, development, and demonstration of Irradiation processing of food. Further, as shown in the safety analyses performed during the project, the design conforms to all the safety and licensing requirements set forth for the project. The original scope of the CACI project included completion of its construction. However, the project was terminated for the convenience of the government during the final design phase in February 1986 for lack of a specific site.

Subbaraman, G.; Conners, C.C.

1986-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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PROGRAMME GROUP RESEARCH UPDATE: Biodiversity indicators &  

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1 PROGRAMME GROUP RESEARCH UPDATE: Biodiversity indicators & knowledge management programme group Introduction Duncan Ray The programme group Biodiversity Indicators and Knowledge Management (BIKM) was established by the merger of the Biodiversity Indicators & Evaluation Programme and the Decision Support

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Assessment of Research Quality Institute for Biodiversity  

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Assessment of Research Quality Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics January 2007 Faculty of Science #12;Evaluation report Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics Universiteit of the Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) was one

van Rooij, Robert

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BIODIVERSITY Presence-only versus presenceabsence  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Presence-only versus presence­absence data in species composition determinant in the study. Sampling locations were based on true observations from the Global Biodiversity Information of species composition. Keywords Biodiversity, canonical correspondence analysis, environmental determinants

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Biodiversity and Wildlife Habitat Considerations for Opportunity  

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1 Biodiversity and Wildlife Habitat Considerations for Opportunity Harvesting Prepared for considerations for biodiversity and wildlife habitat values during their development of a discussion paper paper. #12;2 A. INTRODUCTION When evaluating the biodiversity and wildlife habitat implications

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Planning for Biodiversity Conservation Using Stochastic Programming  

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9 Planning for Biodiversity Conservation Using Stochastic Programming Trevon Fuller,1 David P biodiversity features worldwide have prompted the development of a systematic planning framework biol- ogy, biodiversity. 9.1 Introduction Conservation areas are broadly defined as sites administered

Morton, David

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Collaborative Networks for Biodiversity Domain Organizations  

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, conservation groups, etc., referred to in this paper as BOs (Biodiversity-domain OrganizationsCollaborative Networks for Biodiversity Domain Organizations Ekaterina Ermilova, Hamideh, operating in the domains of biology, ecology, and biodiversity, strongly need to cooperate

Boyer, Edmond

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Editorial: corals, reefs and marine biodiversity  

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This issue of Marine Biodiversity contains a selection of papers that were ... talk or digital object during the session “Biodiversity of Coral Reefs” at the 2nd World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Aberdee...

Bert W. Hoeksema; Sancia E. T. van der Meij

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity matters in a changing world  

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...precise predictions of future biodiversity. (b) Marine ecosystems in a changing...long-term viability of marine biodiversity. In a symposium on marine...our current knowledge of marine biodiversity is uneven: we know much...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The origins of modern biodiversity on land  

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...key drivers of biodiversity: there appears...temperature and biodiversity on the global scale for both marine and terrestrial...macroevolutionary history of marine animals. Proc...Foote, M. 2001 Biodiversity in the Phanerozoic...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity and biogeography of the atmosphere  

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...al. 2008) and biodiversity models (Barton...with latitude for marine microbes. The...in planktonic marine bacteria. Proc...scaling of microbial biodiversity. Trends Ecol...predictors of marine biodiversity across taxa...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blade System Design Study. Part II, final project report (GEC).  

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As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Low Wind Speed Turbine program, Global Energy Concepts LLC (GEC)1 has studied alternative composite materials for wind turbine blades in the multi-megawatt size range. This work in one of the Blade System Design Studies (BSDS) funded through Sandia National Laboratories. The BSDS program was conducted in two phases. In the Part I BSDS, GEC assessed candidate innovations in composite materials, manufacturing processes, and structural configurations. GEC also made recommendations for testing composite coupons, details, assemblies, and blade substructures to be carried out in the Part II study (BSDS-II). The BSDS-II contract period began in May 2003, and testing was initiated in June 2004. The current report summarizes the results from the BSDS-II test program. Composite materials evaluated include carbon fiber in both pre-impregnated and vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM) forms. Initial thin-coupon static testing included a wide range of parameters, including variation in manufacturer, fiber tow size, fabric architecture, and resin type. A smaller set of these materials and process types was also evaluated in thin-coupon fatigue testing, and in ply-drop and ply-transition panels. The majority of materials used epoxy resin, with vinyl ester (VE) resin also used for selected cases. Late in the project, testing of unidirectional fiberglass was added to provide an updated baseline against which to evaluate the carbon material performance. Numerous unidirectional carbon fabrics were considered for evaluation with VARTM infusion. All but one fabric style considered suffered either from poor infusibility or waviness of fibers combined with poor compaction. The exception was a triaxial carbon-fiberglass fabric produced by SAERTEX. This fabric became the primary choice for infused articles throughout the test program. The generally positive results obtained in this program for the SAERTEX material have led to its being used in innovative prototype blades of 9-m and 30-m length, as well as other non-wind related structures.

Griffin, Dayton A. (DNV Global Energy Concepts Inc., Seattle, WA)

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation safety design for the J-PARC project  

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......2001). Radiation safety design for the J-PARC...present status of the radiation safety design study for J-PARC...instrumentation Protons Radiation Dosage Radiation Monitoring...methods Risk Factors Software Software Validation......

H. Nakashima; Y. Nakane; F. Masukawa; N. Matsuda; T. Oguri; H. Nakano; N. Sasamoto; T. Shibata; T. Suzuki; T. Miura; M. Numajiri; N. Nakao; H. Hirayama; S. Sasaki

2005-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustaining America's Aquatic Biodiversity Turtle Biodiversity and Conservation  

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Sustaining America's Aquatic Biodiversity Turtle Biodiversity and Conservation Joseph C. Mitchell of these are freshwater species, including the well- known box turtles that are primarily terrestrial. Of the remaining species, three are tortoises and five are marine (sea) turtles. Turtles are found worldwide except

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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Baca geothermal demonstration project. Power plant detail design document  

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This Baca Geothermal Demonstration Power Plant document presents the design criteria and detail design for power plant equipment and systems, as well as discussing the rationale used to arrive at the design. Where applicable, results of in-house evaluations of alternatives are presented.

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1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Video Installation Design: Appropriation and Assemblage As Projection Surface Geometry  

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This area of research focuses on the use of video projections in the context of fine art. Emphasis is placed on creating a unique video installation work that incorporates assemblage and appropriation as a means to develop multiple complex...

Weaver, Timothy A.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Southern thailand coal fired project: Conceptual design. Volume 3. Export trade information  

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This study, conducted by Black & Veatch International, was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The report addresses various technical, environmental, and economic aspects of developing four 1,000 MW units of coal fired electric generating facilities at a site near Prachuap Khiri Khan. The study includes a cost estimate for the units and the fuel delivery port as well as the major conceptual design decisions made for the project. The study is accompanied by four Conceptual Design manuals. The manual was prepared to communicate project design parameters and requirements to participants of the project, and to control uniformity of design concepts throughout the project. This is Volume 3 of the Conceptual Design manual which is divided into 12 sections pertaining to System Design Specifications.

NONE

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Southern thailand coal fired project: Conceptual design. Volume 4. Export trade information  

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This study, conducted by Black & Veatch International, was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The report addresses various technical, environmental, and economic aspects of developing four 1,000 MW units of coal fired electric generating facilities at a site near Prachuap Khiri Khan. The study includes a cost estimate for the units and the fuel delivery port as well as the major conceptual design decisions made for the project. The study is accompanied by four Conceptual Design manuals. The manual was prepared to commumnicate project design parameters and requirements to participants of the project, and to control uniformity of design concepts throughout the project. This is Volume 4 of the Conceptual Design manual and is divided into 12 sections pertaining to System Design Specifications.

NONE

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Title I design summary report, initial tank retrieval systems, project W-211  

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This document provides the Title I (preliminary) design for the Tank 241-SY-101 (101-SY) retrieval system. The design reflects an integrated retrieval approach for 101-SY, whereby the existing mitigation pump will be used to mix the waste and Project W-211 will provide for waste removal. The Title I Design Summary Report includes narrative and sketches that describe the technical aspect of the project, as well as updated cost and schedule baselines for the 101-SY retrieval system.

Rieck, C.A.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and  

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2013-2014 The Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (formerly name ­ The Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES) ­ to better

Pulfrey, David L.

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Southern thailand coal fired project: Conceptual design. Volume 1. Export trade information  

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The report addresses various technical, environmental, and economic aspects of developing four 1,000 MW units of coal fired electric generating facilities at a site near Prachuap Khiri Khan. The study includes a cost estimate for the units and the fuel delivery port as well as the major conceptual design decisions made for the project. The study is accompanied by four Conceptual Design manuals. The manual was prepared to communicate project design parameters and requirements to participants of the project, and to control uniformity of design concepts throughout the project. This is Volume 1 of the Conceptual Design and is divided into the following sections: (1) Project Descirption; (2) Site Investigations; (3) Permits and Licenses; (4) Site Planning and Information; (5) Meteorology; (6) Generation Plant Planning; (7) Generatioin Plant Information; (8) Economic Criteria; (9) System Design; (10) Structural Engineering Design Criteria; (11) Mechanical Engineering Design Criteria; (12) Electrical Engineering Design Criteria; (13) Control Engineering Design Criteria; (14) Chemical Engineering Design Criteria; (15) Equipment Nomenclature and Numbering.

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1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical rainforest biodiversity: field and  

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. The Udzungwas in particular, are one of the single, most important areas in Africa for biodiversity conservationTropical rainforest biodiversity: field and GIS tools for assessing, monitoring and mapping II with Tanzania National ParksTanzania National Parks andand Wildlife Conservation SocietyWildlife Conservation

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BIODIVERSITY Photo by Tom Iraci  

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, Olympia, WA 98512, USA. Email: acarey@fs.fed.us Balancing Ecosystem Values Proceedings, Biodiversity and degraded streams may be self-fulfilling prophecies of forest fragmentation and landscape dysfunction, and contribute to economic, social, and environmental sustainability. KEYWORDS: Biodiversity, northern spotted

Stephens, Scott L.

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Supplemental design requirements document, Project W026. Revision 3  

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This document supplements and extends the Functional Design Criteria, SP-W026-FDC-001, for the Waste Receiving and Processing Facility (WRAP), Module 1. It provides additional detailed requirements, summarizes key Westinghouse Hanford Company design guidance, and establishes baseline technical agreements to be used in definitive design of the WRAP-1 facility. Revision 3 of the Supplemental Design Requirements Document has been assigned an Impact Level of 3ESQ based on the content of the entire revision. The actual changes made from Revision 2 have an Impact Level of 3S and the basis for these changes was previously reviewed and approved per WHC correspondence No. 9355770.

Weidert, J.R.

1993-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Profile: System Design for CSP Technologies | Department...  

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no optical alignment necessary. This design also utilizes a reflective polymeric film as opposed to a glass mirror. Innovation The Alcoa trough shows considerable cost...

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Southern thailand coal fired project: Conceptual design. Volume 2. Export trade information  

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This study, conducted by Black & Veatch International, was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The report addresses various technical, environmental, and economic aspects of developing four 1,000 MW units of coal fired electric generating facilities at a site near Prachuap Khiri Khan. The study includes a cost estimate for the units and the fuel delivery port as well as the major conceptual design decisions made for the project. The study is accompanied by four Conceptual Design manuals. The manual was prepared to communicate project design parameters and requirements to participants of the project, and to control uniformity of design concepts throughout the project. This is Volume 2 of the Conceptual Design and is divided into the following sections: (1) General Studies; (2) System Analyses.

NONE

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Manhattan Project: Production Reactor (Pile) Design, Met Lab, 1942  

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Schematic of the X-10 Graphite Reactor, Oak Ridge PRODUCTION REACTOR (PILE) DESIGN Schematic of the X-10 Graphite Reactor, Oak Ridge PRODUCTION REACTOR (PILE) DESIGN (Met Lab, 1942) Events > The Plutonium Path to the Bomb, 1942-1944 Production Reactor (Pile) Design, 1942 DuPont and Hanford, 1942 CP-1 Goes Critical, December 2, 1942 Seaborg and Plutonium Chemistry, 1942-1944 Final Reactor Design and X-10, 1942-1943 Hanford Becomes Operational, 1943-1944 By 1942, scientists had established that some of the uranium exposed to radioactivity in a reactor (pile) would eventually decay into plutonium, which could then be separated by chemical means from the uranium. Important theoretical research on this was ongoing, but the work was scattered at various universities from coast to coast. In early 1942, Arthur Compton arranged for all pile research to be moved to the Met Lab at the University of Chicago.

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Design projections for a commuter ferry terminal and commercial pier in Portland, Maine's historic urban waterfront  

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The work is based on a design project: to connect the grid urban form, and its associated buildings, and their uses, to the larger Maine (natural) landscape, and its forms. These two contextual categories will strongly ...

Schmidt, Eric Paul

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards the global monitoring of biodiversity change  

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at biodiversity conservation inside and outside protected areas [4­6] and at limiting the causes of biodiversityTowards the global monitoring of biodiversity change Henrique M. Pereira1,2,* and H. David Cooper3, Canada, H2Y1N9 Governments have set the ambitious target of reducing biodiversity loss by the year 2010

Pereira, Henrique Miguel

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A user's guide to biodiversity EASACii | March 2005 | A user's guide to biodiversity indicators  

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24 A.9 Impact of climate change on biodiversity 24 A.10 Marine trophic index 25 A.11 ConnectivityA user's guide to biodiversity indicators #12;EASACii | March 2005 | A user's guide to biodiversity 1.3 What is meant by biodiversity? 2 1.4 Why is it important? 2 1.5 Can biodiversity be measured? 2

Pereira, Henrique Miguel

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Project Modelling To utilise the types of integrated design system that can be described with the modelling and  

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Chapter 7 Project Modelling To utilise the types of integrated design system that can be described the tasks and people involved in the projects in which the integrated system is used. This level of modelling enables an integrated design system to be customised for use in a specific project. Project

Goodman, James R.

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda  

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda Michael D-performance nested virtualization on Intel x86-based systems. The Turtles project, which is part of the Linux is the tortoise standing on?" "You're very clever, young man, very clever", said the old lady. "But it's turtles

Yang, Junfeng

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Integrated Project Delivery: Managing Liability Risks for the Design Professional  

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procedures will need to be modified to mange the risks. Once these procedures have been identified they will need to be implemented in the design firms’ culture. Since the necessary modifications extend beyond a trivial modification of a single process, a...

Hancock, Brian

2010-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Formal design review report project W-151 mixer pump procurement  

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A formal design review for WHC-S-0040 was held on January 21, 1993. The review was completed January 29, 1993. No outstanding action items existed. Comments were recorded on Record Comment Record (RCR) forms and incorporated into the specification. The specification was considered acceptable, approved and issued as WHC-S-0040, Rev. 0 on March 4, 1993.

Crass, D.W.

1997-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Design review report: 200 East upgrades for Project W-314, tank farm restoration and safe operations  

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This Design Review Report (DRR) documents the contractor design verification methodology and records associated with project W-314`s 200 East (200E) Upgrades design package. The DRR includes the documented comments and their respective dispositions for this design. Acceptance of the comment dispositions and closure of the review comments is indicated by the signatures of the participating reviewers. Project W-314 is a project within the Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) Tank Waste Retrieval Program. This project provides capital upgrades for the existing Hanford tank farm waste transfer, instrumentation, ventilation, and electrical infrastructure systems. To support established TWRS programmatic objectives, the project is organized into two distinct phases. The initial focus of the project (i.e., Phase 1) is on waste transfer system upgrades needed to support the TWRS Privatization waste feed delivery system. Phase 2 of the project will provide upgrades to support resolution of regulatory compliance issues, improve tank infrastructure reliability, and reduce overall plant operating/maintenance costs. Within Phase 1 of the W-314 project, the waste transfer system upgrades are further broken down into six major packages which align with the project`s work breakdown structure. Each of these six sub-elements includes the design, procurement, and construction activities necessary to accomplish the specific tank farm upgrades contained within the package. The first design package (AN Valve Pit Upgrades) was completed in November 1997, and the associated design verification activities are documented in HNF-1893. The second design package, 200 East (200E) Upgrades, was completed in March 1998. This design package identifies modifications to existing valve pits 241-AX-B and 241-A-B, as well as several new waste transfer pipelines to be constructed within the A Farm Complex of the 200E Area. The scope of the valve pit modifications includes new pit cover blocks, valve manifolds, leak detectors, and special protective coatings similar to those previously approved for the AN Valve Pit Upgrades design package. The new transfer lines included in this package (with official line number designations) are described within.

Boes, K.A.

1998-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Manhattan Project: Y-12: Design, 1942-1943  

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Ernest Lawrence slumps in his chair from fatigue in front of a cyclotron control panel while conducting calutron-related experiments, Berkeley, 1943. Y-12: DESIGN Ernest Lawrence slumps in his chair from fatigue in front of a cyclotron control panel while conducting calutron-related experiments, Berkeley, 1943. Y-12: DESIGN (Oak Ridge: Clinton, 1942-1943) Events > The Uranium Path to the Bomb, 1942-1944 Y-12: Design, 1942-1943 Y-12: Construction, 1943 Y-12: Operation, 1943-1944 Working K-25 into the Mix, 1943-1944 The Navy and Thermal Diffusion, 1944 Although the Lewis Report had placed gaseous diffusion ahead of the electromagnetic approach, many were still betting in early 1943 that Ernest Lawrence (right) and his "calutron" would eventually predominate. Lawrence and his laboratory of mechanics at the University of California, Berkeley, continued to experiment with the giant 184-inch cyclotron magnet, trying to reach a consensus on which shims, sources, and Electromagnetic method for the enrichment of uranium collectors to incorporate into the Y-12 Electromagnetic Plant that was to be built at Oak Ridge. Research on magnet size and placement and beam resolution led Lawrence and his group in fall 1942 to propose an arrangement of huge electromagnetic coils connected by a bus bar in an oval racetrack configuration, as seen from above. Forty-eight gaps in the racetrack between the coils would each contain two vacuum tanks. With two racetracks per building, ten buildings would be necessary to provide the estimated 2,000 sources and collectors needed to separate 100 grams of uranium-235 daily. The Berkeley researchers hoped that improvements in calutron design, or placing multiple sources and collectors in each tank, might increase efficiency and reduce the number of tanks and buildings required, but experimental results were inconclusive even as Stone & Webster of Boston, the Y-12 contractor at Oak Ridge, prepared to break ground.

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BIODIVERSITY Projecting the distribution of forests in  

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­100% of boreal conifer forest in New England by the late 21st century. The range of mixed oak­hickory forests in oak­hickory forests coincide with an approximate 556 m upslope retreat of the boreal conifer forest climate warming in the 21st century is likely to cause the extensive loss of boreal conifer forests

Beckage, Brian

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Biodiversity informatics: automated approaches for documenting global biodiversity patterns and processes  

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......use of more data in biodiversity research. Similar...World Register of Marine Species, http...al. The future of biodiversity. Science (1995...biogeographical data bases on marine fishes: caveat emptor...891-892. Sarkar IN . Biodiversity informatics: organizing......

Robert Guralnick; Andrew Hill

2009-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Mountaineer Commercial Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Project Topical Report: Preliminary Public Design Report  

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This Preliminary Public Design Report consolidates for public use nonproprietary design information on the Mountaineer Commercial Scale Carbon Capture & Storage project. The report is based on the preliminary design information developed during the Phase I - Project Definition Phase, spanning the time period of February 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011. The report includes descriptions and/or discussions for: (1) DOE's Clean Coal Power Initiative, overall project & Phase I objectives, and the historical evolution of DOE and American Electric Power (AEP) sponsored projects leading to the current project; (2) Alstom's Chilled Ammonia Process (CAP) carbon capture retrofit technology and the carbon storage and monitoring system; (3) AEP's retrofit approach in terms of plant operational and integration philosophy; (4) The process island equipment and balance of plant systems for the CAP technology; (5) The carbon storage system, addressing injection wells, monitoring wells, system monitoring and controls logic philosophy; (6) Overall project estimate that includes the overnight cost estimate, cost escalation for future year expenditures, and major project risks that factored into the development of the risk based contingency; and (7) AEP's decision to suspend further work on the project at the end of Phase I, notwithstanding its assessment that the Alstom CAP technology is ready for commercial demonstration at the intended scale.

Guy Cerimele

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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DESIGN OF FISH AND WILDLIFE PROJECTS (FW 370) Fall Semester, 2010  

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DESIGN OF FISH AND WILDLIFE PROJECTS (FW 370) Fall Semester, 2010 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Will Clements in fish, wildlife and conservation biology. The course format will include lectures, group discussion Assignments and Homework......................................... 15% #12;FW 370- DESIGN OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

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Alliance Lean Design/Construct on a Small High Tech Project Proceedings IGLC `98  

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Alliance Lean Design/Construct on a Small High Tech Project Proceedings IGLC `98 ALLIANCE LEAN practitioner firms. It will grow even more dramatically through the formation of informal and formal alliances3 joined in an informal alliance and tested their conviction that Lean Design and Construction can

Tommelein, Iris D.

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Supplemental design requirements document enhanced radioactive and mixed waste storage: Phase 5, Project W-113  

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This Supplemental Design Requirements Document (SDRD) is used to communicate Project W-113 specific plant design information from Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC) to the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the cognizant Architect Engineer (A/E). The SDRD is prepared after the completion of the project Conceptual Design report (CDR) and prior to the initiation of definitive design. Information in the SDRD serves two purposes: to convey design requirements that are too detailed for inclusion in the Functional Design Criteria (FDC) report and to serve as a means of change control for design commitments in the Title I and Title II design. The Solid Waste Retrieval Project (W-113) SDRD has been restructured from the equipment based outline used in previous SDRDs to a functional systems outline. This was done to facilitate identification of deficiencies in the information provided in the initial draft SDRD and aid design confirmation. The format and content of this SDRD adhere as closely as practicable to the requirements of WHC-CM-6-1, Standard Engineering Practices for Functional Design Criteria.

Ocampo, V.P.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Status of the Project-X CW Linac Design  

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Project-X is a proposed proton accelerator complex at Fermilab that would provide particle beams to support a diversified experimental program at the intensity frontier. As currently envisioned, the complex would employ a CW superconducting linac to accelerate a 1 mA average, 5 mA peak H{sup -} beam from 2.1 MeV to 3 GeV. A second superconducting linac, operating in pulsed mode would ultimately accelerate a small fraction of this beam up to 8 GeV. The CW linac is based on five families of resonators operating at three frequencies: half-wave (1 family at 162.5 MHz), spoke (2 families at 325 MHz) and elliptical (2 families at 650 MHz). Accelerating and focusing elements are assembled in cryomodules separated by short warm sections. A long open region ({approx} 15 m) allows beam extraction at 1 GeV in support of a nuclear experimental program. In this paper, we present the latest iteration of the CW linac baseline lattice. We also briefly compare it to an alternative where the 162.5 half-wave resonators are replaced with 325 MHz spoke resonators.

Ostiguy, J-F.; Solyak, N.; Berrutti, P.; Carneiro, J.P.; Lebedev, V.; Nagaitsev, S.; Saini, A.; Stheynas, B.; Yakovlev, V.P.; /Fermilab

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Key Findings from the NBI PIER Project: Optimization of Airside Design  

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Key Findings from the NBI PIER Project: Optimization of Airside Design Key Findings from the NBI PIER Project: Optimization of Airside Design Speaker(s): Mark Hydeman Date: April 29, 2004 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Philip Haves Mark Hydeman, PE, Principal from Taylor Engineering will present key results from the NBI PIER research on built-up VAV systems for which he was the Principal Investigator. These include the potential for supply pressure reset for energy savings and to prevent operation in surge; a new way of modeling fan performance; and an optimized approach for selecting and controlling VAV boxes. The project produced a design guide on air-side VAV systems that is available from the CEC website at http://www.energy.ca.gov/reports/2003-11-17_500-03-082_A-11.PDF a new model for the evaluation of fan system design and controls and a series of

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Northwest Habitat Institute Integrated Habitat and Biodiversity Information SystemIntegrated Habitat and Biodiversity Information System  

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Northwest Habitat Institute Integrated Habitat and Biodiversity Information SystemIntegrated Habitat and Biodiversity Information System (IBIS) for the Columbia River Basin(IBIS) for the Columbia

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Safety Design Strategy for the Advanced Test Reactor Primary Coolant Pump and Motor Replacement Project  

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In accordance with the requirements of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 413.3B, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets,” safety must be integrated into the design process for new or major modifications to DOE Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities. The intended purpose of this requirement involves the handling of hazardous materials, both radiological and chemical, in a way that provides adequate protection to the public, workers, and the environment. Requirements provided in DOE Order 413.3B and DOE Order 420.1B, “Facility Safety,” and the expectations of DOE-STD-1189-2008, “Integration of Safety into the Design Process,” provide for identification of hazards early in the project and use of an integrated team approach to design safety into the facility. This safety design strategy provides the basic safety-in-design principles and concepts that will be used for the Advanced Test Reactor Reliability Sustainment Project. While this project does not introduce new hazards to the ATR, it has the potential for significant impacts to safety-related systems, structures, and components that are credited in the ATR safety basis and are being replaced. Thus the project has been determined to meet the definition of a major modification and is being managed accordingly.

Noel Duckwitz

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety Design Strategy for the Advanced Test Reactor Emergency Firewater Injection System Replacement Project  

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In accordance with the requirements of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 413.3B, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets,” safety must be integrated into the design process for new or major modifications to DOE Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities. The intended purpose of this requirement involves the handling of hazardous materials, both radiological and chemical, in a way that provides adequate protection to the public, workers, and the environment. Requirements provided in DOE Order 413.3B and DOE Order 420.1B, “Facility Safety,” and the expectations of DOE-STD-1189-2008, “Integration of Safety into the Design Process,” provide for identification of hazards early in the project and use of an integrated team approach to design safety into the facility. This safety design strategy provides the basic safety-in-design principles and concepts that will be used for the Advanced Test Reactor Reliability Sustainment Project. While this project does not introduce new hazards to the ATR, it has the potential for significant impacts to safety-related systems, structures, and components that are credited in the ATR safety basis and are being replaced. Thus the project has been determined to meet the definition of a major modification and is being managed accordingly.

Noel Duckwitz

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Safety Design Strategy for the Advanced Test Reactor Diesel Bus (E-3) and Switchgear Replacement Project  

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In accordance with the requirements of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 413.3B, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets,” safety must be integrated into the design process for new or major modifications to DOE Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities. The intended purpose of this requirement involves the handling of hazardous materials, both radiological and chemical, in a way that provides adequate protection to the public, workers, and the environment. Requirements provided in DOE Order 413.3B and DOE Order 420.1B, “Facility Safety,” and the expectations of DOE-STD-1189-2008, “Integration of Safety into the Design Process,” provide for identification of hazards early in the project and use of an integrated team approach to design safety into the facility. This safety design strategy provides the basic safety-in-design principles and concepts that will be used for the Advanced Test Reactor Reliability Sustainment Project. While this project does not introduce new hazards to the ATR, it has the potential for significant impacts to safety-related systems, structures, and components that are credited in the ATR safety basis and are being replaced. Thus the project has been determined to meet the definition of a major modification and is being managed accordingly.

Noel Duckwitz

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact  

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under NEPA Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under NEPA This Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) report is intended to provide background on the emerging, complex subject of biodiversity, outline some general concepts that underlie biological diversity analysis and management, describe how the issue is currently addressed in NEPA analyses, and provide options for agencies undertaking NEPA analyses that consider biodiversity. Council on Environmental Quality: Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act More Documents & Publications Habitat Evaluation: Guidance for the Review of Environmental Impact

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact  

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under NEPA Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under NEPA This Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) report is intended to provide background on the emerging, complex subject of biodiversity, outline some general concepts that underlie biological diversity analysis and management, describe how the issue is currently addressed in NEPA analyses, and provide options for agencies undertaking NEPA analyses that consider biodiversity. Council on Environmental Quality: Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act More Documents & Publications Habitat Evaluation: Guidance for the Review of Environmental Impact

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Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Prismatic HTGR Conceptual Design Project - Final Technical Report  

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This report is the Final Technical Report for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Prismatic HTGR Conceptual Design Project conducted by a team led by General Atomics under DOE Award DE-NE0000245. The primary overall objective of the project was to develop and document a conceptual design for the Steam Cycle Modular Helium Reactor (SC-MHR), which is the reactor concept proposed by General Atomics for the NGNP Demonstration Plant. The report summarizes the project activities over the entire funding period, compares the accomplishments with the goals and objectives of the project, and discusses the benefits of the work. The report provides complete listings of the products developed under the award and the key documents delivered to the DOE.

John Saurwein

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine biodiversity characteristics  

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Oceans contain the largest living volume of the “blue” planet, inhabited by approximately 235–250,000 described species, all groups included. They only represent some 13% of the known species on the Earth, but the marine biomasses are really huge. Marine phytoplankton alone represents half the production of organic matter on Earth while marine bacteria represent more than 10%. Life first appeared in the oceans more than 3.8 billion years ago and several determining events took place that changed the course of life, ranging from the development of the cell nucleus to sexual reproduction going through multi-cellular organisms and the capture of organelles. Of the 31 animal phyla currently listed, 12 are exclusively marine phyla and have never left the ocean. An interesting question is to try to understand why there are so few marine species versus land species? This pattern of distribution seems pretty recent in the course of Evolution. From an exclusively marine world, since the beginning until 440 million years ago, land number of species much increased 110 million years ago. Specific diversity and ancestral roles, in addition to organizational models and original behaviors, have made marine organisms excellent reservoirs for identifying and extracting molecules (> 15,000 today) with pharmacological potential. They also make particularly relevant models for both fundamental and applied research. Some marine models have been the source of essential discoveries in life sciences. From this diversity, the ocean provides humankind with renewable resources, which are highly threatened today and need more adequate management to preserve ocean habitats, stocks and biodiversity.

Gilles Boeuf

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SolarOil Project, Phase I preliminary design report. [Solar Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery project  

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The preliminary design of the Solar Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery (SolarOil) Plant is described in this document. This plant is designed to demonstrate that using solar thermal energy is technically feasible and economically viable in enhanced oil recovery (EOR). The SolarOil Plant uses the fixed mirror solar concentrator (FMSC) to heat high thermal capacity oil (MCS-2046) to 322/sup 0/C (611/sup 0/F). The hot fluid is pumped from a hot oil storage tank (20 min capacity) through a once-through steam generator which produces 4.8 MPa (700 psi) steam at 80% quality. The plant net output, averaged over 24 hr/day for 365 days/yr, is equivalent to that of a 2.4 MW (8.33 x 10/sup 6/ Btu/hr) oil-fired steam generator having an 86% availability. The net plant efficiency is 57.3% at equinox noon, a 30%/yr average. The plant will be demonstrated at an oilfield site near Oildale, California.

Baccaglini, G.; Bass, J.; Neill, J.; Nicolayeff, V.; Openshaw, F.

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

The Big Questions For Biodiversity Informatics  

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of biodiversity information. This emerging field of biodiversity informatics has been growing quickly, but without overarching scientific questions to guide its development; the result has been developments that have no connection to genuine insight and forward...

Peterson, A. Townsend; Knapp, Sandra; Guralnick, Robert P.; Soberó n, Jorge; Holder, Mark T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Surviving Biodiversity Loss in the Amazon  

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Surviving Biodiversity Loss in the Amazon You are what you eat, right down to the isotope ratios in your food April 1, 2014 Surviving Biodiversity Loss in the Amazon A Pipra...

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Measuring uncertainty in estimates of biodiversity loss: The example of biodiversity intactness variance  

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of practical indices to monitor rates of biodiversity change in terrestrial, aquatic, and marine ecosystemsMeasuring uncertainty in estimates of biodiversity loss: The example of biodiversity intactness online 17 March 2008 Keywords: Biodiversity Indicator Uncertainty Variance A B S T R A C T Developing

Jackson, Robert B.

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Documenting Belize marine biodiversity, Palomares and Pauly78 DOCUMENTING THE MARINE BIODIVERSITY OF BELIZE  

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Documenting Belize marine biodiversity, Palomares and Pauly78 DOCUMENTING THE MARINE BIODIVERSITY on the marine biodiversity of Belize, including well over 1,000 scientific papers and other documents available not only allow for a near complete inventory of the marine biodiversity of Belize (especially if completed

Pauly, Daniel

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Forests and biodiversity UK Forestry Standard Guidelines  

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Forests and biodiversity UK Forestry Standard Guidelines #12;Key to symbols UKFS Requirements;Forests and biodiversity Forestry Commission: Edinburgh UK Forestry Standard Guidelines #12;© Crown Commission in 2011. ISBN 978-0-85538-831-7 FORESTRY COMMISSION (2011). Forests and Biodiversity. UK Forestry

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California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA)  

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California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA) Model #12;Presentation Overview · Model Overview and Fragmentation Analysis Modules · Indication of Effects of Policy on Biodiversity Model Overview #12;· Urban on Biodiversity Model Overview #12;Urban Growth Model: Review · Estimate county based urbanization equations: Prob

Clarke, Keith

151

Monitoring change in biodiversity through composite indices  

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Monitoring change in biodiversity through composite indices S.T. Buckland1,*, A.E. Magurran2 , R Zealand The need to monitor trends in biodiversity raises many technical issues. What are the features of a good biodiversity index? How should trends in abundance of individual species be estimated? How should

Buckland, Steve

152

Biodiversity measures revisited Natalia Petrovskaya a  

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Biodiversity measures revisited Natalia Petrovskaya a , Sergei Petrovskii b,c,*, Bai-Lian Li c, Riverside, CA 92521-0124, USA 1. Introduction Loss of biodiversity in various ecosystems all over the world to recognize the main threats for communities functioning and reasons for biodiversity loss; examples

Petrovskaya, Natalia B.

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"Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Poverty Reduction  

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"Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Poverty Reduction: Is conservation the answer?" Paul van. Most ecosystems will change in the future. 2. Loss of species and biodiversity will continue to happen Energy Demand Urbanisation Climate Change Water Availability Infectious Diseases Biodiversity Loss #12

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ANU BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT ACTON CAMPUS, ACT  

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ANU BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT PLAN ACTON CAMPUS, ACT January 2013 #12;ii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This Australian National University Biodiversity Management Plan (referred to as `the BMP') was prepared by the University in 2011 to fulfil its requirements under the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity

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Contributed Paper Biodiversity Conservation in Local Planning  

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Contributed Paper Biodiversity Conservation in Local Planning JAMES R. MILLER, MARTHA GROOM-use policy is increasingly being recognized as fundamental to biodiversity conservation in the United States to support the conservation of biodiversity at local scales. Yet little is known about the pervasiveness

Miller, James R.

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Planning for Biodiversity Conservation Using Stochastic Programming  

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9 Planning for Biodiversity Conservation Using Stochastic Programming Trevon Fuller,1 David P biol- ogy, biodiversity. 9.1 Introduction Conservation areas are broadly defined as sites administered for the protection of threatened species and other features of biodiversity. However, many conservation ar- eas

Sarkar, Sahotra

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BL4268 Conservation and Management of Biodiversity  

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BL4268 ­ Conservation and Management of Biodiversity Conservation of biological diversity is one understanding of some of the current issues associated with conservation and biodiversity management. Emphasis decision makers and the general public. Why is biodiversity important? What should be conserved? Alfredo F

Brierley, Andrew

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BIODIVERSITY Global conservation strategies for two  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Global conservation strategies for two clades of snakes: combining taxon biodiversity losses world-wide (Ehrlich, 1994; Pimm et al., 1995). In response to an imminent crisis in biodiversity, several global schemes of prioritization have been developed in recent years, particularly by non

Rodríguez, Miguel Ángel

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The University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Policy  

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opportunities to conserve and enhance biodiversity. We are committed to actively enhancing and promoting 2004 placed a duty on all public bodies to further the conservation of biodiversity withinThe University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Policy Endorsed by Court 14 May 2012 The University

Swain, Peter

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New Summer Pilot Course 2013 Biodiversity Informatics  

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to advanced under- graduates and graduate students interested in biodiversity, conservation biology, dataNew Summer Pilot Course ­ 2013 Biodiversity Informatics (BIO 494 / BIO 598 ­ 2 Credits) June 17 Franz, David Patterson, Ed Gilbert Contact nico.franz@asu.edu for additional information Biodiversity

Franz, Nico M.

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Alleviating spatial conflict between people and biodiversity  

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settlements are expanding in species-rich regions and pose a serious threat to biodiversity conservation. We to the conservation implications of where people live. Human settlement patterns impact biodiversity directly (eAlleviating spatial conflict between people and biodiversity Gary W. Luck* , Taylor H. Ricketts

Vermont, University of

162

UF in New Zealand Biodiversity and Conservation  

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UF in New Zealand Biodiversity and Conservation Summer B: June 30-August 4, 2014 Learn About Ways to Conserve, Manage, and Restore Natural Habitats and to Promote Biodiversity in Urban and Rural Environments and Policymakers, Developers, and the Public, and their Roles in Conserving Biodiversity. Explore the Unique Flora

Jawitz, James W.

163

The Marine Biodiversity and Fisheries Catches of  

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The Marine Biodiversity and Fisheries Catches of the Pitcairn Island Group Palomares, M.L.D., D. Chaitanya, S. Harper, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2011. The Marine Biodiversity and Fisheries Catches;#12;THE MARINE BIODIVERSITY AND FISHERIES CATCHES OF THE PITCAIRN ISLAND GROUP M.L.D. Palomares, D

Pauly, Daniel

164

Functional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity  

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. Fulton1 and A. S. Hoey1 1 Department of Marine Biology, Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, James CookFunctional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity D. R. Bellwood1,*, P. C. Wainwright2 , C. J of high biodiversity on coral reefs. Keywords: coral reef fishes; specialist; generalist; functional

Wainwright, Peter C.

165

A heuristic method to design autonomous village electrification projects with renewable energies  

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Abstract Systems relying on renewable energies demonstrated to be a reliable and sustainable option to electrify isolated communities autonomously. Hybrid systems that combine different energy resources and distribution microgrids are the most efficient design configurations. The design of these systems requires the use of decision support tools, while projects' promoters generally dispose of low design resources. This study presents a heuristic method to design off-grid electrification projects based on wind and solar energies considering micro-scale resource variations and a combination of independent generation points and microgrids. The method considers generation far from users and a pre-selection process is presented in order to screen the initial pool of potentially infinite generation points. Different algorithm versions are evaluated and performances are compared with existing tools: VIPOR, known software for microgrids design, and a recently developed mixed integer linear programming (MILP) model. The proposed heuristic performs better than VIPOR with mean improvements of around 6% and, for communities of more than 40 users, considerably enhances solutions obtained by the MILP model with a much lower computational time (1 min against 1 h). The method is a complete and simple tool that can efficiently support the design of stand-alone community electrification projects with renewable energies.

Matteo Ranaboldo; Alberto García-Villoria; Laia Ferrer-Martí; Rafael Pastor Moreno

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

CSE293 Computer Science & Engineering Design Laboratory PDA and/or Cell Phone Projects  

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CSE293 Computer Science & Engineering Design Laboratory PDA and/or Cell Phone Projects Two of the rapidly emerging technologies with programmatic interfaces are PDAs (e.g., Palm pilots) and cell phones of features and capabilities has dramatically increased their functionality over the past 5 years. Cell phone

Demurjian, Steven A.

167

Tracy Power Station -- Unit No. 4, Pinon Pine Power Project Public Design Report  

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This Public Design Report describes the Pinon Pine Project which will be located at the Sierra Pacific Power Company`s (SPPCO) Tracy Station near Reno, Nevada. The integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) plant is designed to process 880 tones per day (TPD) of bituminous coal producing approximately 107 gross megawatts of electric power (MWe). This project is receiving cost-sharing from the US Department of Energy (DOE) in accordance with DOE Cooperative Agreement DE-FC2192MC29309. The plant incorporates the Kellogg-Rust-Westinghouse (KRW) fluidized bed gasification technology which produces a low-Btu gas which is used as fuel in a combined cycle power plant which has been modified to accommodate the fuel gas produced by an air-blown gasifier. The gasification system also includes hot gas removal of particulates and sulfur compounds from the fuel gas resulting in a plant with exceptionally low atmospheric emissions. Desulfurization is accomplished by a combination of limestone injection into the KRW fluidized bed gasifier and by a transport reactor system. Particulate removal is accomplished by high efficiency cyclones and a barrier filter. The Pinon Pine Project Schedule is divided into three phases. Phase I includes permitting and preliminary design. Phase II, which overlaps Phase I, covers detailed design, procurement, and construction. Phase III will cover the initial operation and demonstration portion of the project.

NONE

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project focus: Complete design of an interactive solar panel system to be situated on  

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Project focus: · Complete design of an interactive solar panel system to be situated on top the effective area · Two types of solar cells: · 3 panel configurations: · Real-time power output data Si panels with 30.0o tilt c) 10 CdTe panels; 38.5o tilt · Solar insolation recorder, thermometer

169

Biodiversity Conservation: Challenges Beyond 2010  

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...areas can be an effective tool for conserving biodiversity...progress in developing valuation techniques that quantify...visibility achieved by energy and climate change as issues...Vaissiere B. E. , Economic valuation of the vulnerability...Pathways to 2050: Energy and Climate Change...

Michael R. W. Rands; William M. Adams; Leon Bennun; Stuart H. M. Butchart; Andrew Clements; David Coomes; Abigail Entwistle; Ian Hodge; Valerie Kapos; Jörn P. W. Scharlemann; William J. Sutherland; Bhaskar Vira

2010-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

170

BIODIVERSITY Geographical linkages between threats  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Geographical linkages between threats and imperilment in freshwater fish and species declines can be the result of different threats or combinations of threats, such as habitat, deter- mining whether the effects of any specific threat is related to the level of imperilment

Kark, Salit

171

[Tampa Electric Company IGCC project]. Final public design report; Technical progress report  

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This final Public Design Report (PDR) provides completed design information about Tampa Electric Company`s Polk Power Station Unit No. 1, which will demonstrate in a commercial 250 MW unit the operating parameters and benefits of the integration of oxygen-blown, entrained-flow coal gasification with advanced combined cycle technology. Pending development of technically and commercially viable sorbent for the Hot Gas Cleanup System, the HGCU also is demonstrated. The report is organized under the following sections: design basis description; plant descriptions; plant systems; project costs and schedule; heat and material balances; general arrangement drawings; equipment list; and miscellaneous drawings.

NONE

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Safety Design Strategy for the Remote Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project  

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In accordance with the requirements of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 413.3A, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets,” safety must be integrated into the design process for new or major modifications to DOE Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities. The intended purpose of this requirement involves the handling of hazardous materials, both radiological and chemical, in a way that provides adequate protection to the public, workers, and the environment. Requirements provided in DOE Order 413.3A and DOE Order 420.1B, “Facility Safety,” and the expectations of DOE-STD-1189-2008, “Integration of Safety into the Design Process,” provide for identification of hazards early in the project and use of an integrated team approach to design safety into the facility. This safety design strategy provides the basic safety-in-design principles and concepts that will be used for the Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project.

Boyd D. Chirstensen

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety Design Strategy for the Remote Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project  

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In accordance with the requirements of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 413.3A, “Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets,” safety must be integrated into the design process for new or major modifications to DOE Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities. The intended purpose of this requirement involves the handling of hazardous materials, both radiological and chemical, in a way that provides adequate protection to the public, workers, and the environment. Requirements provided in DOE Order 413.3A and DOE Order 420.1B, “Facility Safety,” and the expectations of DOE-STD-1189-2008, “Integration of Safety into the Design Process,” provide for identification of hazards early in the project and use of an integrated team approach to design safety into the facility. This safety design strategy provides the basic safety-in-design principles and concepts that will be used for the Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project.

Boyd D. Chirstensen

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Contribution of a system experiment in designing a mixed crop-livestock farming system aimed at i) improving self-sufficiency, and ii) producing biodiversity and benefiting from it.  

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in relation to the three sustainability pillars (multi-criteria approach): i) environmental (biodiversity Author manuscript, published in "ISDA 2010 - Innovation and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, farming system research and development, indicators, sustainable agriculture, system-experiment Résumé

Boyer, Edmond

175

Functional design criteria for Project W-252, Phase II Liquid Effluent Treatment and Disposal: Revision 1  

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This document provides the functional design criteria required for the Phase 2 Liquid Effluent Treatment and Disposal Project, Project W-252. Project W-252 shall provide new facilities and existing facility modifications required to implement Best Available Technology/All Known, Available, and Reasonable Methods of Prevention, Control, and Treatment (BAT/AKART) for the 200 East Phase II Liquid Effluent Streams. The project will also provide a 200 East Area Phase II Effluent Collection System (PTECS) for connection to a disposal system for relevant effluent streams to which BAT/AKART has been applied. Liquid wastestreams generated in the 200 East Area are currently discharged to the soil column. Included in these wastestreams are cooling water, steam condensate, raw water, and sanitary wastewaters. It is the policy of the DOE that the use of soil columns to treat and retain radionuclides and nonradioactive contaminants be discontinued at the earliest practical time in favor of wastewater treatment and waste minimization. In 1989, the DOE entered into an interagency agreement with Ecology and EPA. This agreement is referred to as the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement). Project W-252 is one of the projects required to achieve the milestones set forth in the Tri-Party Agreement. One of the milestones requires BAT/AKART implementation for Phase II streams by October 1997. This Functional Design Criteria (FDC) document provides the technical baseline required to initiate Project W-252 to meet the Tri-Party Agreement milestone for the application of BAT/AKART to the Phase II effluents.

Hatch, C.E.

1994-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

176

How national context, project design, and local community characteristics influence success in community-based conservation projects  

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...institutions might therefore influence project outcomes directly and indirectly...political context: Success when projects are implemented in countries...politics and enjoys common civil liberties (Rights). Conservation projects typically restrict resource...

Jeremy S. Brooks; Kerry A. Waylen; Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

NETL: News Release - DOE Selects First Vision 21 Projects to Design the  

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March 7, 2000 March 7, 2000 DOE Selects First Vision 21 Projects to Design the Energy Plant of the Future The pollution-free energy plant of the future is beginning to take shape with the Department of Energy's selection this week of the first industry-led design and engineering projects for the futuristic concept's core technologies. The projects are part of the department's Vision 21 program, an effort to develop a revolutionary new energy system that could be commercially ready by the year 2015."The projects we are announcing today will begin carrying the energy industry beyond the traditional concept of a power plant," said Energy Secretary Bill Richardson. "Vision 21 is intended to break the mold of today's conventional 'one fuel-one product' thinking."Rather than producing a single product from a single fuel -- for example, electricity from coal -- Vision 21 plants would be capable of processing a wide range of fuels such as coal, natural gas, biomass or municipal wastes, and generating multiple forms of energy such as electricity, transportation fuels and chemicals. The energy plants would produce virtually no emissions.

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HIGH INTENSITY LINAC DRIVER FOR THE SPIRAL-2 PROJECT : DESIGN OF SUPERCONDUCTING 88 MHZ QUARTER WAVE  

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HIGH INTENSITY LINAC DRIVER FOR THE SPIRAL-2 PROJECT : DESIGN OF SUPERCONDUCTING 88 MHZ QUARTER to the required energy. · Capability to accelerate ion beams of q/A=1/6 (up to 1 mA) in the future. The initial Abstract A superconducting linac driver, delivering deuterons with an energy up to 40 MeV (5 mA) and heavy

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

179

Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Project Cask and MCO Helium Purge System Design Review Completion Report Project A.5 and A.6  

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This report documents the results of the design verification performed on the Cask and Multiple Canister Over-pack (MCO) Helium Purge System. The helium purge system is part of the Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Project Cask Loadout System (CLS) at 100K area. The design verification employed the ''Independent Review Method'' in accordance with Administrative Procedure (AP) EN-6-027-01.

ARD, K.E.

2000-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

180

The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity: current global trends in marine biodiversity research  

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This paper contains an analysis of the communications presented at the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Valencia, Spain, November 2008. Our ... was to determine the current global trends in marine biodiversity

Patricia Miloslavich; Eduardo Klein

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESM 595TT: Biodiversity in Forest and Ocean Ecosystems (2 units) Dimensions of Biodiversity Distributed Graduate Seminar (DBDGS)  

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ESM 595TT: Biodiversity in Forest and Ocean Ecosystems (2 units) Dimensions of Biodiversity, and taxonomic) of biodiversity and create fundamental advances within biodiversity science. The innovative on the relationship between biodiversity and environmental or anthropogenic drivers and/or the relationship between

California at Santa Barbara, University of

182

Status of the mechanical design of the 650 MHz cavities for Project X  

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In the high-energy section of the Project X Linac, acceleration of H{sup -} ions takes place in superconducting cavities operating at 650 MHz. Two families of five-cell elliptical cavities are planned: beta = 0.61 and beta = 0.9. A specific feature of the Project X Linac is low beam loading, and thus, low bandwidth and higher sensitivity to microphonics. Efforts to optimize the mechanical design of the cavities to improve their mechanical stability in response to the helium bath pressure fluctuations will be presented. These efforts take into account constraints such as cost and ease of fabrication. Also discussed will be the overall design status of the cavities and their helium jackets. The proposed design of the 3 GeV Project X superconducting (SC) Linac employs 650 MHz five-cell elliptical cavities to accelerate 1.0 mA of average H-beam current in the 160-3000 MeV energy range. The 650 MHz region of the Linac is divided into two sections with two different geometric phase velocity factors: beta = 0.61 to cover the 160-520 MeV range and beta = 0.9 to cover the 520-3000 MeV range. Approximately 40 beta = 0.61 and 150 beta = 0.9 cavities are currently planned for the project. An R&D program is in progress at FNAL, in collaboration with TJNAF and India, to develop the 650 MHz cavities for the proposed Linac design. This R&D program includes the design and fabrication of several beta = 0.61 and beta = 0.9 single-cell prototypes for evaluation prior to production of the five-cell cavities. FNAL has contracted AES to fabricate the beta = 0.9 prototypes, while TJNAF is building beta = 0.61 prototypes of their own design. In the remainder of this paper we will restrict our discussion to the five-cell beta = 0.9 cavities.

Barbanotti, S.; Grimm, C.; Champion, M.; Foley, M.; Ginsburg, C.M.; Gonin, I.; Peterson, T.; Ristori, L.; Yakovlev, V.; /Fermilab

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Biodiversity measurement, species interactions and sustainability.  

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??Throughout the last two decades, biodiversity has been increasingly acknowledged as a valuable asset. However there are numerous challenges to managing the asset. Firstly, there… (more)

Gerber, Nicolas

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Integrating conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.  

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?? The loss of biodiversity is recognised as a tremendous threat to ecosystems, but its maintenance is challenging. One important issue is seen as decisive… (more)

Solbrig, Franziska

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Poverty and biodiversity: Measuring the overlap of human poverty and the biodiversity hotspots  

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to prioritize conservation efforts, scientists have developed the concept of biodiversity hotspots. Since most such as development, poverty eradication, and biodiversity conservation need to be addressed not as individual the interconnectivity of global biodiversity conservation priorities with human poverty issues. These issues represent

Vermont, University of

186

Project Year Project Team  

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design goals for this project include low cost (less than $30 per paddle) and robustness. The projectProject Year 2001 Project Team Faculty: Allison Okamura, Mechanical Engineering, Whiting School Project Title Haptic Display of Dynamic Systems Audience 30 to 40 students per year, enrolled

Gray, Jeffrey J.

187

Implementation of a Project Management System for Improvement to City, State's Design and Construction Capital Project Delivery  

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management, process improvement suggestions as well as staff supplements necessary for the completion of the backlog. This included the development of standard processes and procedures for the use by the combined City and consultant staff. The initial... combination of full time staff and consultant supplementary staff funded by the project?s individual budgets. In addition to completing the project backlog, this staff has documented the processes and procedures EMGT 835 Field Project 21 Chad Thompson...

Thompson, Chad C.

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

188

Design criteria document, Fire Protection Task, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, Project W-405  

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The K Basin were constructed in the early 1950`s with a 20 year design life. The K Basins are currently in their third design life and are serving as a near term storage facility for irradiated N Reactor fuel until an interim fuel storage solution can be implemented. In April 1994, Project W-405, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, was established to address (among other things) the immediate fire protection needs of the 100K Area. A Fire Barrier Evaluation was performed for the wall between the active and inactive areas of the 105KE and 105KW buildings. This evaluation concludes that the wall is capable of being upgraded to provide an equivalent level of fire resistance as a qualified barrier having a fire resistance rating of 2 hours. The Fire Protection Task is one of four separate Tasks included within the scope of Project W405, K Basin Essential systems Recovery. The other three Tasks are the Water Distribution System Task, the Electrical System Task, and the Maintenance Shop/Support Facility Task. The purpose of Project W-405`s Fire Protection Task is to correct Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) non-compliances and to provide fire protection features in Buildings 105KE, 105KW and 190KE that are essential for assuring the safe operation and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the 100K Area Facilities` Irradiated Fuel Storage Basins (K Basins).

Johnson, B.H.

1994-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

189

ORIGINS OF MARINE PATTERNS OF BIODIVERSITY: SOME CORRELATES AND APPLICATIONS  

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ORIGINS OF MARINE PATTERNS OF BIODIVERSITY: SOME CORRELATES AND APPLICATIONS by JAMES W. VALENTINE1, Brachiopoda, latitudinal diversity gradient, Neogene, provincial biodiversity. Many of the factors responsible for major biodiversity patterns are still unresolved, and thus macroecological and evolutionary theory

Boyce, C. Kevin

190

Biodiversity in Inland Waters --Priorities for its Protection and  

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- Biodiversity Conservation in Freshwaters - brought together scientists, policy makers and managers to exchange ideas on the issues and challenges confronting the conservation of freshwater biodiversity in Australia in freshwater systems. Biodiversity conservation has received significant attention over the past decade

Canberra, University of

191

Remote Sensing for Biodiversity Conservation of the Albertine Rift  

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183 10 Remote Sensing for Biodiversity Conservation of the Albertine Rift in Eastern Africa Samuel of biodiversity conservation is understanding how environmental factors influence species abundance 2003). The rapidly developing field of remote sensing has been invaluable to biodiversity conservation

Wang, Y.Q. "Yeqiao"

192

Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) links biodiversity conservation with sustainable  

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Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) links biodiversity conservation with sustainable linked challenges to rural development and biodiversity conservation. Both household coping strategies, business-oriented model for poverty alleviation, food production, and biodiversity conservation

Lehmann, Johannes

193

ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY AS CONCEPTS FOR CONSERVATION PLANNING  

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ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY AS CONCEPTS FOR CONSERVATION PLANNING: COMMENTS ON RICOTTA Sahotra Sarkar Biodiversity and Biocultural Conservation Laboratory, Section of Integrative Biology of measures of biodiversity which can be used for systematic conservation planning. Moreover, these measures

Sarkar, Sahotra

194

Habitat structure mediates biodiversity effects on ecosystem properties  

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...between the environment, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in the marine benthos [3,36...and M. Solan 2010 Marine biodiversity-ecosystem functions...idiosyncratic effects of biodiversity in marine ecosystems. Nature...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Quantifying temporal change in biodiversity: challenges and opportunities  

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...of Botany and Biodiversity Research Centre...Palaiseau, France 13 Marine Spatial Ecology...evolution and marine biodiversity. Science 334...of Botany and Biodiversity Research Centre...Palaiseau, France, Marine Spatial Ecology...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal biodiversity change in transformed landscapes: a southern African perspective  

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...experienced substantial biodiversity change. This is true of both marine and terrestrial...Vulnerability of marine biodiversity to ocean acidification...experienced substantial biodiversity change. This is true of both marine and terrestrial...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

The biodiversity of the deep Southern Ocean benthos  

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...S8), Ghent, Belgium 4 Marine Biodiversity, Department of Biology...J, Klages, MAntarctic marine biodiversity: an overview. In Antarctic...taxonomic diversity gradients. In Marine biodiversity: patterns and processes Ormond...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

What Structures Marine Biodiversity and why does it vary?  

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Marine ecological biodiversity research is a scientific field with few ... was a consequence of the general feeling that marine biodiversity is far less threatened than terrestrial biodiversity. This view is not ...

C. Heip

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine biodiversity–ecosystem functions under uncertain environmental futures  

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...Montoya and Dave Raffaelli Marine biodiversity-ecosystem functions under...dredging-implications for marine biodiversity. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst...in this Data Supplement: Marine biodiversity-ecosystem processes under...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Biodiversity of Harmful Marine Algae  

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Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are characterized by proliferation of algae, causing harmful effects to aquatic ecosystems or to human health. High taxonomic diversity and multiple phylogenetic origins complicate identification of common ecological and evolutionary strategies and thus predictions on global change consequences. Variation estimates revealed unexpectedly high genetic heterogeneity among HAB populations. Molecular fingerprinting of gene frequency and expression patterns can identify species invasions and global distributional shifts. Variation within populations must also be evaluated over seasonal and annual time scales. Such studies are essential to define and understand processes regulating HAB biodiversity and explain the linkages to ecosystem functionality.

Linda K. Medlin; Allan D. Cembella

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global change and local solutions: Tapping the unrealized potential of citizen science for biodiversity research  

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Abstract The collective impact of humans on biodiversity rivals mass extinction events defining Earth’s history, but does our large population also present opportunities to document and contend with this crisis? We provide the first quantitative review of biodiversity-related citizen science to determine whether data collected by these projects can be, and are currently being, effectively used in biodiversity research. We find strong evidence of the potential of citizen science: within projects we sampled (n = 388), ?1.3 million volunteers participate, contributing up to $2.5 billion in-kind annually. These projects exceed most federally-funded studies in spatial and temporal extent, and collectively they sample a breadth of taxonomic diversity. However, only 12% of the 388 projects surveyed obviously provide data to peer-reviewed scientific articles, despite the fact that a third of these projects have verifiable, standardized data that are accessible online. Factors influencing publication included project spatial scale and longevity and having publically available data, as well as one measure of scientific rigor (taxonomic identification training). Because of the low rate at which citizen science data reach publication, the large and growing citizen science movement is likely only realizing a small portion of its potential impact on the scientific research community. Strengthening connections between professional and non-professional participants in the scientific process will enable this large data resource to be better harnessed to understand and address global change impacts on biodiversity.

E.J. Theobald; A.K. Ettinger; H.K. Burgess; L.B. DeBey; N.R. Schmidt; H.E. Froehlich; C. Wagner; J. HilleRisLambers; J. Tewksbury; M.A. Harsch; J.K. Parrish

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

A Biodiversity Scorecard for Colorado Colorado Natural Heritage Program  

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A Biodiversity Scorecard for Colorado Colorado Natural Heritage Program and The Nature Conservancy Conservancy. 2008. A Biodiversity Scorecard for Colorado. Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Colorado State

203

Biodiversity, Species Interactions and Ecological Networks in a  

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Biodiversity, Species Interactions and Ecological Networks in a Fragmented World Melanie Hagen*, W 172 10. Conclusions 175 Acknowledgements 177 Appendix 177 References 181 Abstract Biodiversity

de Aguiar, Marcus A. M.

204

Role of planners and public participation in planning for biodiversity.  

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??The European Union (EU) is committed to conserving biodiversity, both in terms of natural and cultural legacies, and also to limiting biodiversity loss. Relevant policies… (more)

Blicharska, Malgorzata

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Farmland biodiversity - in the hands and minds of farmers.  

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??Recent declines in farmland biodiversity have been attributed to agricultural intensification. Organic farming and other Agri-Environmental Schemes have been implemented to counter the biodiversity decline.… (more)

Ahnström, Johan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Optimal forest management for carbon sequestration and biodiversity maintenance.  

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??Managing planted forests for carbon sequestration and biodiversity maintenance has become increasingly important in times of rapid climate change and the loss of biodiversity worldwide.… (more)

Nghiem, Thi Hong Nhung

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

MEIOFAUNA MARINA Biodiversity, morphology and ecology  

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MEIOFAUNA MARINA Biodiversity, morphology and ecology of small benthic organisms 17 pfeil #12;MEIOFAUNA MARINA Biodiversity, morphology and ecology of small benthic organisms Volume 17·March 2009 pages-3937 E-mail: andreas.schmidt-rhaesa@uni-hamburg.de Pedro Martinez Arbízu Deutsches Zentrum für Marine

Ivanenko, Viatcheslav N.

208

Hopping Hotspots: Global Shifts in Marine Biodiversity  

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Hopping Hotspots: Global Shifts in Marine Biodiversity W. Renema,1,4 * D. R. Bellwood,2 J. C. Braga species diversity are a prominent feature of modern global biodiversity patterns. Fossil and molecular evidence is starting to reveal the history of these hotspots. There have been at least three marine

Bermingham, Eldredge

209

Targets and indicators for gene level biodiversity  

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

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Quality Assurance (QA) Program Plan Conceptual Design Phase of Project W-521 Waste Feed Delivery Systems [SUPERSEDED BY RPP-6649 Rev. 0  

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The Quality Assurance Program Plan (QAPP) describes the quality assurance implementation strategy for Project W-521 during conceptual design.

WHITE, K.A.

2000-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Wholesale Electricity Market Design Project - Jim Ellison, SNL  

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Photos placed in Photos placed in horizontal position with even amount of white space between photos and header Photos placed in horizontal position with even amount of white space between photos and header Wholesale Electricity Market Design Project September 28, 2012 Jim Ellison, Verne Loose, Ray Byrne, Cesar Silva Monroy, and Ryan Elliott Sandia National Laboratories Leigh Tesfatsion Iowa State University DOE Energy Storage Program Peer Review 2012 Introduction - Motivation for a New Market Design  Need to eliminate market bias of resource classes such as Energy Storage  Need to accommodate new technologies, without the need to change market rules  Move away from resource-centric markets toward service-centric markets

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The origins of tropical marine biodiversity  

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Recent phylogeographic studies have overturned three paradigms for the origins of marine biodiversity. (i) Physical (allopatric) isolation is not the sole avenue for marine speciation: many species diverge along ecological boundaries. (ii) Peripheral habitats such as oceanic archipelagos are not evolutionary graveyards: these regions can export biodiversity. (iii) Speciation in marine and terrestrial ecosystems follow similar processes but are not the same: opportunities for allopatric isolation are fewer in the oceans, leaving greater opportunity for speciation along ecological boundaries. Biodiversity hotspots such as the Caribbean Sea and the Indo-Pacific Coral Triangle produce and export species, but can also accumulate biodiversity produced in peripheral habitats. Both hotspots and peripheral ecosystems benefit from this exchange in a process dubbed biodiversity feedback.

Brian W. Bowen; Luiz A. Rocha; Robert J. Toonen; Stephen A. Karl

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Office of the Faculty of Engineering Syllabus for the Degree Project for the B.A. in Industrial Design  

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Office of the Faculty of Engineering Syllabus for the Degree Project for the B.A. in Industrial Design Approved by the Board of the Faculty of Engineering on 2nd March 2009 and valid from 1 st January of compulsory courses that can be accredited to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design. Exemption

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Manhattan Project: Early Bomb Design, Los Alamos: Laboratory, 1943-1944  

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Little Boy at Tinian Island, August 1945 EARLY BOMB DESIGN Little Boy at Tinian Island, August 1945 EARLY BOMB DESIGN (Los Alamos: Laboratory, 1943-1944) Events > Bringing it All Together, 1942-1945 Establishing Los Alamos, 1942-1943 Early Bomb Design, 1943-1944 Basic Research at Los Alamos, 1943-1944 Implosion Becomes a Necessity, 1944 Oak Ridge and Hanford Come Through, 1944-1945 Final Bomb Design, 1944-1945 Atomic Rivals and the ALSOS Mission, 1938-1945 Espionage and the Manhattan Project, 1940-1945 Early work on the design of the atomic bomb began even as scientists continued to arrive at Los Alamos throughout 1943. The properties of uranium were reasonably well understood, those of plutonium less so, and knowledge of fission explosions entirely theoretical. That 2.2 secondary neutrons were produced when uranium-235 fissioned was accepted, but while Glenn Seaborg's team had proven in March 1941 that plutonium underwent neutron-induced fission, it was not known yet if plutonium released secondary neutrons during bombardment. Further, the exact sizes of the "cross sections" of various fissionable substances had yet to be determined in experiments using the various particle accelerators then being shipped to Los Alamos. The theoretical consensus was that fission Fission chain reaction chain reactions (left) did take place with sufficient speed to produce powerful releases of energy (and not simply result in the explosion of the critical mass itself), but only experiments could test this theory. The optimum size of the critical mass remained to be established, as did the optimum shape. When enough data were gathered to establish optimum critical mass, optimum effective mass still had to be determined. That is, it was not enough simply to start a chain reaction in a critical mass; it was necessary to start one in a mass that would release the greatest possible amount of energy before it was destroyed in the explosion.

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Motivations for Conserving Urban Biodiversity DONALD C. DEARBORN  

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Essay Motivations for Conserving Urban Biodiversity DONALD C. DEARBORN AND SALIT KARK Department, the fundamental value of conserving urban biodiversity re- mains controversial. How much of a fixed budget should seven possible motivations for urban biodiversity conservation: preserving local biodiversity, creating

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Climate change, scenarios and marine biodiversity conservation  

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This paper explores the utility of qualitative scenario approaches to examine the potential impacts of climate change on marine biodiversity conservation on the east coast of Australia. This region is large and diverse, with considerable variation in marine biodiversity and, concomitantly, considerable diversity in the likely impacts from climate change. The results reinforce a number of key points. Engaging with stakeholders in scenario planning provides not only a focus to discuss the future in a disciplined way, but also provides ongoing reference points for contemporary decision making and planning. The paper illustrates how qualitative scenario planning provides opportunities to address the challenges of marine biodiversity conservation in a changing environment.

Marcus Haward; Julie Davidson; Michael Lockwood; Marc Hockings; Lorne Kriwoken; Robyn Allchin

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New Concepts in Fish Ladder Design, Part I of IV, Summary Report, 1982-1984 Final Project Report.  

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The report looks at the most active periods of fishway research since 1938 as background for a project to apply fundamental fluid and bio-mechanics to fishway design, and develop more cost effective fish passage facilities with primary application to small scale hydropower facilities. Also discussed are new concepts in fishway design, an assessment of fishway development and design, and an analysis of barriers to upstream migration. (ACR)

Orsborn, John F.

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SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Chicago Bridge and Iron Company. Final report: system design extension. Volume 1. Technical report  

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The design of a solar energy powered, sea water desalination pilot plant for installation at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, on the shore of the Red Sea is presented. Earlier work is introduced and a description of the system is presented. Important design analyses and cost reduction considerations are reviewed. The pilot plant design is described in detail. Construction plans for and projected operation of the plant are discussed.

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Addendum to the Technical Design Report for the Upgrade of the ALICE Time Projection Chamber  

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This is the addendum to the TDR of the upgrade of the ALICE Time Projection Chamber (CERN-LHCC-2013-020 ; ALICE-TDR-016). The key objective of the upgrade is the replacement of the present MWPC-based readout chambers by detectors that allow continuous operation without active ion gating. In the TDR, we propose a solution that employs stacks of four Gas Electron Multipliers (GEMs) and demonstrate that it fulfills the design specifications, in particular in terms of intrinsic position resolution, energy resolution, and ion backflow. In this document we demonstrate with additional results from both detector R&D and simulations that the technological solution chosen in the TDR has sufficient safety margin for a successful campaign with the upgraded detector in RUN 3 and beyond.

The ALICE Collaboration

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Current Lead Design for the Accelerator Project for Upgrade of LHC  

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The Accelerator Project for Upgrade of LHC (APUL) is a U.S. project participating in and contributing to CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) upgrade program. In collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory, Fermilab is developing sub-systems for an upgrade of the LHC final focus magnet systems. A concept of main and auxiliary helium flow was developed that allows the superconductor to remain cold while the lead body warms up to prevent upper section frosting. The auxiliary flow will subsequently cool the thermal shields of the feed box and the transmission line cryostats. A thermal analysis of the current lead central heat exchange section was performed using analytic and FEA techniques. A method of remote soldering was developed that allows the current leads to be field replaceable. The remote solder joint was designed to be made without flux or additional solder, and able to be remade up to ten full cycles. A method of upper section attachment was developed that allows high pressure sealing of the helium volume. Test fixtures for both remote soldering and upper section attachment for the 13 kA lead were produced. The cooling concept, thermal analyses, and test results from both remote soldering and upper section attachment fixtures are presented.

Brandt, Jeffrey S.; Cheban, Sergey; Feher, Sandor; Kaducak, Marc; Nobrega, Fred; Peterson, Tom

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Your biodiversity in my backyard : key local stakeholders' perceptions of biodiversity conservation in Gorontalo, Indonesia.  

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??The establishment of protected areas (PAs) has been the key national strategy in biodiversity conservation, through preserving the unique wildlife and ecosystems in Indonesia. As… (more)

Kartikasari, Sri Nurani

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Manhattan Project: Final Bomb Design, Los Alamos: Laboratory, 1944-1945  

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The first 0.11 seconds of the nuclear age, Trinity, July 16, 1945. FINAL BOMB DESIGN The first 0.11 seconds of the nuclear age, Trinity, July 16, 1945. FINAL BOMB DESIGN (Los Alamos: Laboratory, 1944-1945) Events > Bringing It All Together, 1942-1945 Establishing Los Alamos, 1942-1943 Early Bomb Design, 1943-1944 Basic Research at Los Alamos, 1943-1944 Implosion Becomes a Necessity, 1944 Oak Ridge and Hanford Come Through, 1944-1945 Final Bomb Design, 1944-1945 Atomic Rivals and the ALSOS Mission, 1938-1945 Espionage and the Manhattan Project, 1940-1945 American troops approaching the beach, D-Day, June 6, 1944. Late in 1944, Los Alamos began to shift from research to development and bomb production. Increased production at Oak Ridge and Hanford seemed to promise that enough plutonium and enriched uranium would be available for at least one bomb using each. Germany no longer was the intended primary target. The war in Europe (left) appeared to be entering its final phase, and evidence uncovered by the ALSOS mission in November 1944 indicated that the German atomic program had not gone beyond the research phase. Already by summer 1944, Groves and his advisers had turned their sights toward Japan. The atomic bomb would justify the years of effort, including both the vast expenditures and the judgment of everyone responsible, by bringing the war in the Pacific to a fiery end. J. Robert Oppenheimer Ongoing problems continued to complicate the efforts of Robert Oppenheimer (right) to finalize bomb design. Foremost among these were continuing personnel shortages, particularly of physicists, and supply difficulties. The procurement system, designed to protect the secrecy of the Los Alamos project, led to frustrating delays and, when Herb Lehr, SED, holding the Gadget's core, July 1945. combined with persistent late war shortages, proved a constant headache. The lack of contact between the remote laboratory and its supply sources exacerbated the problem, as did the relative lack of experience the academic scientists had with logistical matters. Leslie Groves and James Conant were determined not to let mundane problems compromise the bomb effort, and in fall 1944 they made several changes to prevent this possibility. Conant shipped as many scientists as could be spared from the Met Lab and Oak Ridge to Los Alamos, hired every civilian machinist he could lay his hands on, and arranged for Army enlisted men to supplement the work force (these GIs were known as SEDS ("Special Engineering Detachment"). Hartley Rowe, an experienced industrial engineer, provided help in easing the transition from research to production. Los Alamos also arranged for a rocket research team at the California Institute of Technology to aid in procurement, test fuses, and contribute to component development. These changes kept Los Alamos on track as design work reached its final stages.

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Patent Law, HIPPO, and the Biodiversity Crisis  

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Planet earth is host to a dazzling variety of living organisms. This diversity of life, or – biodiversity, is vital to the survival and prosperity of humanity, supplying such vital amenities as food, clothing, shelter, natural biochemicals useful...

Torrance, Andrew W.

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Myxomycete biodiversity of the Colorado Plateau  

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A rapid biodiversity assessment for myxomycetes (plasmodial slime moulds) was carried out during a two-week field trip to the Colorado Plateau (western U.S.A.). Due to the...Echinostelium coelocephalum, Protophys...

Yuri K. Novozhilov; David W. Mitchell; Martin Schnittler

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Marine biodiversity: patterns, threats and conservation needs  

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Marine biodiversity is higher in benthic rather than pelagic ... is high at high latitides. Losses of marine diversity are highest in coastal areas largely ... coastal habitats. The best way to conserve marine di...

John S. Gray

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Current problems in marine biodiversity studies  

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This paper deals with a discussion of terminology and six proposed levels of biodiversity. Recent data and estimates were used to ... and taxonomic diversity of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine organisms. Abou...

A. V. Adrianov

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Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Management in India  

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The coastal marine ecosystems play a vital role in India’ ... their natural resources, potential habitats, and wide biodiversity. India has a long coastline of 8...2...which is an important area both for explorat...

P. Nammalwar; V. S. Gowri; S. Satheesh

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Editorial: Arctic marine biodiversity under change  

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Marine biodiversity in the Arctic is changing in response...2011). The Arctic region has become warmer in the past three decades (ACIA 2005), and most global climate models indicate a continued, likely accelerate...

Haakon Hop; Tore Haug; Stig Falk-Petersen

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Field-project designs for carbon dioxide sequestration and enhanced coalbed methane production  

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Worldwide concerns about global warming and possible contributions to it from anthropogenic carbon dioxide have become important during the past several years. Coal seams may make excellent candidates for CO{sub 2} sequestration; coal-seam sequestration could enhance methane production and improve sequestration economics. Reservoir-simulation computations are an important component of any engineering design before carbon dioxide is injected underground. We have performed such simulations for a hypothetical pilot-scale project in representative coal seams. In these simulations we assume four horizontal production wells that form a square, that is, two wells drilled at right angles to each other forming two sides of a square, with another pair of horizontal wells similarly drilled to form the other two sides. Four shorter horizontal wells are drilled from a vertical well at the center of the square, forming two straight lines orthogonal to each other. By modifying coal properties, especially sorption rate, we have approximated different types of coals. By varying operational parameters, such as injector length, injection well pressure, time to injection, and production well pressure, we can evaluate different production schemes to determine an optimum for each coal type. Any optimization requires considering a tradeoff between total CO{sub 2} sequestered and the rate of methane production. Values of total CO{sub 2} sequestered and methane produced are presented for multiple coal types and different operational designs. 30 refs., 11 figs., 1 tab.

W. Neal Sams; Grant Bromhal; Sinisha Jikich; Turgay Ertekin; Duane H. Smith [EG& amp; G Technical Services, Morgantown, WV (United States). National Energy Technology Laboratory

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Exploring the Standard Model Exploring the Standard Model       You've heard a lot about the Standard Model and the pieces are hopefully beginning to fall into place. However, even a thorough understanding of the Standard Model is not the end of the story but the beginning. By exploring the structure and details of the Standard Model we encounter new questions. Why do the most fundamental particles have the particular masses we observe? Why aren't they all symmetric? How is the mass of a particle related to the masses of its constituents? Is there any other way of organizing the Standard Model? The activities in this project will elucidate but not answer our questions. The Standard Model tells us how particles behave but not necessarily why they do so. The conversation is only beginning. . . .

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Biodiversity informatics: automated approaches for documenting global biodiversity patterns and processes  

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......biodiversity layers into a virtual globe like Google Earth or World Wind and explore biodiversity change over time, developing ever...Switzerland: IUCN/United Nations Environment Program/World Wildlife Fund. Janies D , et al. Genomic analysis and geographic visualization......

Robert Guralnick; Andrew Hill

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Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery Project, Operations and Maintenance and Planning and Design, 2001 Annual Report.  

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This report fulfills the contract obligations based on the Statement of Work (SOW) for the project as contracted with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery (NPTH) Year-2001 annual report combines information from two contracts with a combined value of $2,336,491. They are identified by Bonneville Power Administration as follows: (1) Operations and Maintenance--Project No. 1983-350-00, Contract No. 4504, and (2) Planning and Design--Project No. 1983-350-00, Contract No. 4035. The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) budget of $2,166,110 was divided as follows: Facility Development and Fish Production Costs--$860,463; and Equipment Purchases as capital cost--$1,305,647 for equipment and subcontracts. The Planning and Design (P&D) budget of $170,381 was allocated to development of a Coho master planning document in conjunction with Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery. The O&M budget expenditures represent personnel and fish production expenses; e.g., administration, management, coordination, facility development, personnel training and fish production costs for spring Chinook and Coho salmon. Under Objective 1: Fish Culture Training and Education, tribal staff worked at Clearwater Anadromous Hatchery (CAFH) an Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) facility to produce spring Chinook smolt and parr for release that are intended to provide future broodstock for NPTH. As a training exercise, BPA allowed tribal staff to rear Coho salmon at Dworshak National Fish Hatchery, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) facility. This statement of work allows this type of training to prepare tribal staff to later rear salmon at Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery under Task 1.6. As a subset of the O&M budget, the equipment purchase budget of $1,305,647 less $82,080 for subcontracts provides operational and portable equipment necessary for NPTH facilities after construction. The equipment budget for the year was $1,223,567; this year's purchases amounted $287,364.48 (see Table 5). Purchases are itemized in Appendix D and E. FishPro, Inc. assisted tribal staff with equipment purchases. The unspent contract balances will be carried forward to the ensuing year to complete equipment purchases essential to hatchery operations. The NPTH activities focused on completion of the Northwest Power Planning Council Step-3 decision that authorized hatchery construction. Construction began in July 2000. It is anticipated to continue through October 2002. At the end of 2001, the hatchery facilities were approximately 70% completed and the budget approximately 90% expended. The following facilities are either completed or in final stages of construction: (1) NPTH Central Hatchery facility at Site 1705, and (2) North Lapwai Valley satellite, and (3) Sweetwater Springs satellite, and (4) Yoosa-Camp satellite, and (5) Newsome Creek satellite, and (6) Lukes Gulch satellite, and (7) Cedar Flats satellite.

Larson, Roy Edward; Walker, Grant W.; Penney, Aaron K. (Nez Perce Tribe, Lapwai, ID)

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Predictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African city  

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- tainably reducing carbon storage and biodiversity. biodiversity conservation | carbon emissions | reducing, wood production, and biodiversity conservation. The impacts of individual forms of tropical forestPredictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African

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Visualizing Biodiversity with Voronoi Treemaps Michael S. Horn, Matthew Tobiasz, and Chia Shen  

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of the Voronoi treemap algorithm that employs force-directed graph drawing techniques both to guide visualization; multi-touch tabletop displays; interaction design; biodiversity I. INTRODUCTION In this paper, we found it useful to integrate phylogenetic information (i.e. in- formation about the evolutionary history

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Nottingham Trent University, PhD Studentship Opportunities in Product Design, October 2014 Theme/Project  

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, the treatment of facial palsy and the development of new additive manufacturing techniques for medical devices product design. The research will be carried out at the Advanced Design and Manufacturing engineering of materials, pre-manufacture (product design specification, conceptual design, embodiment design and detail

Evans, Paul

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Treatment of biodiversity issues in impact assessment of electricity power transmission lines: A Finnish case review  

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The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process concerning the route of a 400 kV power transmission line between Loviisa and Hikiä in southern Finland was reviewed in order to assess how biodiversity issues are treated and to provide suggestions on how to improve the effectiveness of treatment of biodiversity issues in impact assessment of linear development projects. The review covered the whole assessment process, including interviews of stakeholders, participation in the interest group meetings and review of all documents from the project. The baseline studies and assessment of direct impacts in the case study were detailed but the documentation, both the assessment programme and the assessment report, only gave a partial picture of the assessment process. All existing information, baseline survey and assessment methods should be addressed in the scoping phase in order to promote interaction between all stakeholders. In contrast to the assessment of the direct effects, which first emphasized impacts on the nationally important and protected flying squirrel but later expanded to deal with the assessment of impacts on ecologically important sites, the indirect and cumulative impacts of the power line were poorly addressed. The public was given the opportunity to become involved in the EIA process. However, they were more concerned with impacts on their properties and less so on biodiversity and species protection issues. This suggests that the public needs to become more informed about locally important features of biodiversity.

Tarja Söderman

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fossil Biodiversity: Red Noise Plus Signal  

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We have examined the Fourier power spectrum as well as the Hurst exponent of extinction, origination, and total biodiversity in the marine fossil record, using a recently improved geologic timescale. We find all of them strongly inconsistent with past claims of self-similarity as well as inconsistent with random walk behavior. Instead, they are dominated by low-frequency power, with approximate f^-2 power over one decade in frequency. The spectrum turns over at about 10^8 y, lending plausibility to connections with galactic dynamics. Even in the background of this low-frequency dominance, a previously noted 62 My biodiversity cycle stands out with better than 99% confidence above the noise level, accounting for about 35% of the total variance in the fossil biodiversity record.

Adrian L. Melott; Bruce S. Lieberman

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Fossil Biodiversity: Red Noise Plus Signal  

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We have examined the Fourier power spectrum as well as the Hurst exponent of extinction, origination, and total biodiversity in the marine fossil record, using a recently improved geologic timescale. We find all of them strongly inconsistent with past claims of self-similarity as well as inconsistent with random walk behavior. Instead, they are dominated by low-frequency power, with approximate f^-2 power over one decade in frequency. The spectrum turns over at about 10^5 y, lending plausibility to connections with galactic dynamics. Even in the background of this low-frequency dominance, a previously noted 62 My biodiversity cycle stands out with better than 99% confidence above the noise level, accounting for about 35% of the total variance in the fossil biodiversity record.

Melott, A L; Melott, Adrian L.; Lieberman, Bruce S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sampling Efficiency and Biodiversity Peter Neal & John Moriary  

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Sampling Efficiency and Biodiversity Peter Neal & John Moriary First version: 9 June 2009 Research #12;Sampling efficiency and biodiversity Peter Neal and John Moriary June 9, 2009 1 Introduction Given

Sidorov, Nikita

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MARINE BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE (MARCLIM) PHASE 2 REPORT  

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MARINE BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE (MARCLIM) PHASE 2 REPORT SEPTEMBER 2001 - APRIL 2002.................................................................................................. 12 Climate change and its implications for marine biodiversity (Modules 1 & 2 THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY, SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION

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Coastal habitat engineers and the biodiversity in marine sediments  

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Within the framework of the European Network of Excellence on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning (MarBEF), an initiative...The role of native and/or invasive ecosystem engineers in explaining biodiversity

Karsten Reise; Tjeerd J. Bouma; Sergej Olenin; Tom Ysebaert

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine biodiversity — Thoughts on the subjects and their investigators  

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A comparison of terrestrial and marine ecosystems in terms of their basic ecosystems and biodiversity characteristics (e.g., energy flow, ... outline specific problems involved in the inference of marine biodiversity

Gerhard Haszprunar

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Research Blogs as a Tool for Applied Biodiversity Sciences  

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The Applied Biodiversity Sciences Perspectives Series is a student-directed collection of contributions from graduate student and faculty members of the integrative, NSF-IGERT Applied Biodiversity Sciences (ABS) program at Texas A&M University...

Petriello, Michael A

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Satellite remote sensing, biodiversity research and conservation of the future  

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...our special issue entitled Satellite Remote Sensing for Biodiversity...on the future prospects of satellite remote sensing for biodiversity...powerful understanding of weather and climate, along with other...conservation agendas [24]. Satellite remote sensing, on the other...

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Supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services from Australia's agricultural land under global change  

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Abstract Global agroecosystems can contribute to both climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation, and market mechanisms provide a highly prospective means of achieving these outcomes. However, the ability of markets to motivate the supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services from agricultural land is uncertain, especially given the future changes in environmental, economic, and social drivers. We quantified the potential supply of these services from the intensive agricultural land of Australia from 2013 to 2050 under four global outlooks in response to a carbon price and biodiversity payment scheme. Each global outlook specified emissions pathways, climate, food demand, energy price, and carbon price modeled using the Global Integrated Assessment Model (GIAM). Using a simplified version of the Land Use Trade-Offs (LUTO) model, economic returns to agriculture, carbon plantings, and environmental plantings were calculated each year. The supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services was then quantified given potential land use change under each global outlook, and the sensitivity of the results to key parameters was assessed. We found that carbon supply curves were similar across global outlooks. Sharp increases in carbon sequestration supply occurred at carbon prices exceeding 50 $ tCO2?1 in 2015 and exceeding 65 $ tCO2?1 in 2050. Based on GIAM-modeled carbon prices, little carbon sequestration was expected at 2015 under any global outlook. However, at 2050 expected carbon supply under each outlook differed markedly, ranging from 0 to 189 MtCO2 yr?1. Biodiversity services of 3.32% of the maximum may be achieved in 2050 for a 1 $B investment under median scenario settings. We conclude that a carbon market can motivate supply of substantial carbon sequestration but only modest amounts of biodiversity services from agricultural land. A complementary biodiversity payment can synergistically increase the supply of biodiversity services but will not provide much additional carbon sequestration. The results were sensitive to global drivers, especially the carbon price, and the domestic drivers of adoption hurdle rate and agricultural productivity. The results can inform the design of an effective national policy and institutional portfolio addressing the dual objectives of climate change and biodiversity conservation that is robust to future uncertainty in both national and global drivers.

B.A. Bryan; M. Nolan; T.D. Harwood; J.D. Connor; J. Navarro-Garcia; D. King; D.M. Summers; D. Newth; Y. Cai; N. Grigg; I. Harman; N.D. Crossman; M.J. Grundy; J.J. Finnigan; S. Ferrier; K.J. Williams; K.A. Wilson; E.A. Law; S. Hatfield-Dodds

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Course Information Document MSc Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation &  

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Course Information Document 2013/14 MSc Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation, Veterinary and Life Sciences Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine #12;2 MSc/PgD Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation & Epidemiology Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law TABLE

Guo, Zaoyang

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Linking Biodiversity and Recreational Merits of Urban Green Spaces  

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Linking Biodiversity and Recreational Merits of Urban Green Spaces Methodological Development Ling, Alnarp 2014 Cover: A view of Ramlösa Brunnspark, Helsingborg (photo: Ling Qiu) #12;Linking Biodiversity an important role in promoting both biodiversity and human recreation. This thesis therefore attempted to link

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Extinction and the spatial dynamics of biodiversity David Jablonski*  

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Extinction and the spatial dynamics of biodiversity David Jablonski* Department of Geophysical, and expansion of clades from the tropics fuels at least some recoveries, as well as biodiversity dynamics during on special consequence when attempting to evaluate the processes shaping present-day biodiversity, where

Boyce, C. Kevin

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UNCORRECTED 2 Burning biodiversity: Woody biomass use by commercial  

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UNCORRECTED PROOF 2 Burning biodiversity: Woody biomass use by commercial 3 and subsistence groups Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, 1919 M St., Washington, DC 20036, USA 7 c Energy as: Lisa Naughton-Treves et al., Burning biodiversity: Woody biomass use by commercial

Kammen, Daniel M.

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The Biodiversity of Catalytic Super-Brownian Motion Klaus Fleischmann  

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The Biodiversity of Catalytic Super-Brownian Motion Klaus Fleischmann WeierstraÃ?-Institut f that the reactant has an infinite local biodiversity or genetic abundance. This contrasts the finite local biodiversity of the equilibrium of classical super-Brownian motion. Another question we address

Klenke, Achim

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Biodiversity in fragmented landscapes: reviewing evidence on the effects of  

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Biodiversity in fragmented landscapes: reviewing evidence on the effects of landscape features contributing factors to the loss of biodiversity. The movement of individuals among small, isolated populations. In the previous Information Notes on `Evaluating biodiversity in fragmented landscapes' (Watts et al., 2005; Watts

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Biotype 23 Page 1 The Biodiversity & Conservation Newsletter of Woodland  

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Biotype 23 Page 1 The Biodiversity & Conservation Newsletter of Woodland Ecology Branch Number 23 & Andy Brunt Background Maintaining and increasing biodiversity is now an important part of forest for the conservation of forest biodiversity and of rare and threatened species. FR will be working closely with Janet

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Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 353356, 2002. Book review  

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Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 353­356, 2002. Book review Enfoques contemporáneos para el journals are explicitly devoted to this subject (e.g., Biodiversity and Conservation, Diversity estudio de la biodiversidad1 (Current Approaches to the Study of Biodiversity) Edited by H.M. Hernández, A

Vazquez, Diego

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The efficiency of voluntary incentive policies for preventing biodiversity loss  

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Biodiversity Conservation Land use Spatial modeling A B S T R A C T Habitat loss is a primary cause of loss of biodiversity but conserving habitat for species presents challenges. Land parcels differ in their ability conservation objectives. This topic is important not just for biodiversity conservation but for any effort

Weiblen, George D

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Global Biodiversity Change: The Bad, the Good, and  

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framework can be used to identify undesirable biodiversity change and allocate conservation efforts. 25 AnnuGlobal Biodiversity Change: The Bad, the Good, and the Unknown Henrique Miguel Pereira, Laetitia Abstract Global biodiversity change is one of the most pressing environmental is- sues of our time. Here

Pereira, Henrique Miguel

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Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Traps December 2, 2009  

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Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Traps December 2, 2009 Co-organizers Alex Travis and Chris biodiversity conservation and poverty traps. Multiple participants observed that Cornell has relatively large. A good deal of discussion concerned the emphasis on biodiversity conservation as opposed to broader

Angenent, Lars T.

257

Amazonian biodiversity: assessing conservation priorities with taxonomic data  

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Amazonian biodiversity: assessing conservation priorities with taxonomic data W. J. KRESS*à , W. R areas recommended for conservation in an earlier qualitative study of Amazonian biodiversity. Museum be addressed. 0960-3115 � 1998 Chapman & Hall Biodiversity and Conservation 7, 1577±1587 (1998) #12

Erwin, Terry

258

Concordance of freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity Robin Abell1  

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Global priorities for biodiversity conservation are only as robust as the data used to identify them of freshwater biodiversity patterns. Given that many conservation priorities are currently driven by terrestrialLETTER Concordance of freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity Robin Abell1 , Michele Thieme1

Vermont, University of

259

Freshwater biodiversity conservation: recent progress and future challenges  

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Freshwater biodiversity conservation: recent progress and future challenges David L. Strayer1 Cary their marine or terrestrial counterparts. Here, we review progress in conservation of freshwater biodiversity of Ecology and Biodiversity, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People

260

Restoration of ecosystem services and biodiversity: conflicts and  

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, explicitly link the conservation of biodiversity with the provision of ecosys- tem services to support services might be at the expense of biodiversity conservation [8,9], whereas others have suggestedRestoration of ecosystem services and biodiversity: conflicts and opportunities James M. Bullock1

Rey Benayas, José María

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Hydrobiologia 500: 203211, 2003. K. Martens (ed.), Aquatic Biodiversity.  

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Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. 203 Biodiversity: bridging the gap between condition and conservation words: rivers, biodiversity assessment, conservation, restoration, predictive models Abstract The aim conservation value and; (3) a region that was identified as having significant biodiversity loss but with high

Canberra, University of

262

Biodiversity loss decreases parasite diversity: theory and patterns  

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...Survey, c/o Marine Science Institute...invasion: impacts on biodiversity and human health...terrestrial and marine biota. Science...2010 Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence...quasi-linear, suggesting biodiversity loss reduces parasite...Survey, c/o Marine Science Institute...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nutrient enrichment, biodiversity loss, and consequent declines in ecosystem productivity  

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the species compo- sitions, biodiversity, and functioning of terrestrial and marine ecosystems worldwide (1, freshwater, and marine ecosystems (8­15). This has raised concerns that contemporary biodiversity declinesNutrient enrichment, biodiversity loss, and consequent declines in ecosystem productivity Forest

Minnesota, University of

264

ASSESSING MACROINVERTEBRATE BIODIVERSITY IN FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS: ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES IN  

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ASSESSING MACROINVERTEBRATE BIODIVERSITY IN FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS: ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES IN DNA.suzanne@epamail.epa.gov David P. Larsen Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Corvallis, Oregon 97333 USA e-mail: larsen, biodiversity, freshwater, next-generation sequencing abstract Assessing the biodiversity of macroinvertebrate

Pfrender, Michael

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USE OF MOLECULAR MARKERS FOR THE STUDY OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY  

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USE OF MOLECULAR MARKERS FOR THE STUDY OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY Acta of the 1st International data for the study of marine biodiversity. This subject has become an important issue in the scientific and evaluate strategies to investigate marine biodiversity were one of the major objectives of this workshop

Bernardi, Giacomo

266

Marine Biodiversity in the Regional Estimates and Distribution Patterns  

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Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean Regional Estimates and Distribution Patterns Patricia www.ploscollections.org/coml/marine_biodiversity Elva Escobar-Briones Juan José Cruz-Motta Ernesto Aniuska Kazandjian Manuel Ortiz PLoS ONE Collection: Marine Biodiversity and Biogeography Regional

Bermingham, Eldredge

267

Coral Reef Biodiversity in the Face of Climatic Changes  

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Loss of marine biodiversity seems inevitable in the 21st century. In benthic marine systems, survivors biodiversity, coral reefs concentrate an estimated quarter of all identified marine species in only about 04 Coral Reef Biodiversity in the Face of Climatic Changes Stéphane La Barre Université Pierre et

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services  

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fisheries data to test how biodiversity loss affects marine ecosystem services across temporal and spatial the effects of changes in marine biodiversity on fundamental ecosystem services by combining available dataImpacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services Boris Worm,1 * Edward B. Barbier,2 Nicola

Stachowicz, Jay

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Methodology for Assessing Biodiversity Prof. S. Ajmal Khan  

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Methodology for Assessing Biodiversity Prof. S. Ajmal Khan Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology Annamalai University he biodiversity has remained as one of the central themes of ecology of plants and animals occurring in their respective countries assess the biodiversity properly

Cochran-Stafira, D. Liane

270

European Commission DG ENV Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and  

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European Commission DG ENV Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers.turbe@biois.com In association with #12;2 European Commission - DG ENV Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy Putten, Eric Labouze, and Shailendra Mudgal. Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

271

Josh Inouye Shows a subset of mechanical design projects and experience.  

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setup design and fabrication · 3-D printed part design 1 #12;3-D Model of Engine Transfer System and 3-D Printed Part Design I designed the above multi-fingered robotic hand in SolidWorks and also the 3-D printed piece which is yellow for finger placement. This was for robotic hand research. Skills

Valero-Cuevas, Francisco

272

SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Catalytic. System design final report. Volume 2. Preliminary pilot plant design  

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The preliminary design of a solar water desalination pilot plant is presented. Pilot plant drawings and process descriptions are provided. Use of solar and wind energy are discussed. Testing, performance and cost of the pilot plant are studied. (BCS)

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Confrence EXON2004, International Symposium on Exotic Nuclei, Peterhof, 5-12 july 2004 UCX TARGET DESIGN FOR THE SPIRAL 2 PROJECT AND  

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by a neutron flow created by bombarding a carbon converter with a 40 MeV high intensity deuteron beam DESIGN FOR THE SPIRAL 2 PROJECT AND THE ALTO PROJECT O. BAJEAT* , F. AZAIEZ, C. BOURGEOIS, M. CHEIKH radiation. For the SPIRAL 2 project, the fission of 238 U in uranium carbide target will be induced

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

274

MARITIME BIODIVERSITY A VIRTUE-RACK EXPERIMENT.  

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MARITIME BIODIVERSITY A VIRTUE-RACK EXPERIMENT. How Water Condition Affects Organisms in Saline to different aquatic environments, an experiment consisting of two VIRTUE-racks was carried out. The VIRTUE-racks were placed at two different aquatic environments. One rack was exposed to waves, placed at the inflow

Harding, Karin

275

Navjot's nightmare revisited: logging, agriculture, and biodiversity  

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forests. Conversely, conversion of primary or logged forests to plantation crops, such as oil palm, causes the biodiversity of this region. Our analysis also suggests that, because South- east Asian forests are tightly and replaced with a nonforest landcover (e.g., agriculture including oil palm and rubber, timber plantations

Vermont, University of

276

BIODIVERSITY The geography of climate change  

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BIODIVERSITY REVIEW The geography of climate change: implications for conservation biogeography D. J. B. Kraft1 INTRODUCTION It is widely recognized that climate change poses a grave threat., 2007). The impacts of climate change are broadly detectable in many taxa, including shifts in phenology

Kraft, Nathan

277

BIODIVERSITY A hitchhiker's guide to the Maritimes  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH A hitchhiker's guide to the Maritimes: anthropogenic transport facilitates long-distance dispersal of an invasive marine crab to Newfoundland A. M. H. Blakeslee1 *, C. H. Mc; Saltonstall, 2002; 1 Marine Invasions Laboratory, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD

Vermont, University of

278

BIODIVERSITY Origin matters: alien consumers inflict  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Origin matters: alien consumers inflict greater damage on prey populations, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada. E-mail: hughm@uwindsor.ca ABSTRACT Aim Introduced alien regard to whether such species are native or alien. This argument rests on the premise that native

Ricciardi, Anthony

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Design aspects of upgradation from 6 pulse to 12 pulse operation of NHVDC project  

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In India, the first HVDC project was a back to back link between the northern grid and the Western grid at Vindhyachal. This project was commissioned by an external agency. By 1982 it was abundantly clear that HVDC would find a significant place in Indian power system. Government of India in its wisdom approved a proposal for an experimental HVDC line project to give Indian planners, manufacturers and utilities an opportunity to absorb the technology. The stage-1 of this National HVDC (NHVDC) project was successfully commissioned in October 1990, and has since been operating quite satisfactorily. In continuation of that effort, Government of India has since approved stage-2 of NHVDC project, which is under execution, at present. In stage-1, the challenge was to do the system studies, manufacture main circuit equipment and develop a controller. In stage-2 the focus will be on modernization and project engineering. The major change in stage-2 shall be the modernization of the controls. Upgradation details and the care being taken to have minimum disturbance to the existing setup, it discussed in this paper. The operational requirements, system solutions and control system aspects which have been considered and are being implemented for this project are also covered.

Singhal, A.; Gera, R.; Tripathy, A.K.; Adhikari, T.; Hanif, M. [Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., New Delhi (India). Transmission Projects Dept.; Prakash, K.S.; Das, R.L. [Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Bangalore (India). Electronics Div.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal and State Structures to Support Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects and the Business Models Designed to Utilize Them  

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Federal and State Structures to Federal and State Structures to Support Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects and the Business Models Designed to Utilize Them Michael Mendelsohn and Claire Kreycik Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-48685 April 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Federal and State Structures to Support Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects and the Business Models Designed to Utilize Them Michael Mendelsohn and Claire Kreycik Prepared under Task No. CP09.2320

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New process modeling [sic], design, and control strategies for energy efficiency, high product quality, and improved productivity in the process industries. Final project report  

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This project was concerned with the development of process design and control strategies for improving energy efficiency, product quality, and productivity in the process industries. In particular, (i) the resilient design and control of chemical reactors, and (ii) the operation of complex processing systems, was investigated. Specific topics studied included new process modeling procedures, nonlinear controller designs, and control strategies for multiunit integrated processes. Both fundamental and immediately applicable results were obtained. The new design and operation results from this project were incorporated into computer-aided design software and disseminated to industry. The principles and design procedures have found their way into industrial practice.

Ray, W. Harmon

2002-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

282

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN ASSESSMENT FOR THE CO-FIRING OF BIO-REFINERY SUPPLIED LIGNIN PROJECT  

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The major aspects of this project are proceeding toward completion. Prior to this quarter, design criteria, tentative site selection, facility layout, and preliminary facility cost estimates were completed and issued. Processing of bio-solids was completed, providing material for the pilot operations. Pilot facility hydrolysis production has been completed to produce lignin for co-fire testing and the lignin fuel was washed and dewatered. Both the lignin and bio-solids fuel materials for co-fire testing were sent to the co-fire facility (EERC) for evaluation and co-firing. EERC has received coal typical of the fuel to the TVA-Colbert boilers. This material was used at EERC as baseline material and for mixing with the bio-fuel for combustion testing. All the combustion and fuel handling tests at EERC have been completed. During fuel preparation EERC reported no difficulties in fuel blending and handling. Preliminary co-fire test results indicate that the blending of lignin and bio-solids with the Colbert coal blend generally reduces NO{sub x} emissions, increases the reactivity of the coal, and increases the ash deposition rate on superheater surfaces. Deposits produced from the fuel blends, however, are more friable and hence easier to remove from tube surfaces relative to those produced from the baseline Colbert coal blend. The final co-fire testing report is being prepared at EERC and will be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2002. The TVA-Colbert facility has neared completion of the task to evaluate co-location of the Masada facility on the operation of the power generation facility. The TVA-Colbert fossil plant is fully capable of providing a reliable steam supply. The preferred steam supply connection points and steam pipeline routing have been identified. The environmental review of the pipeline routing has been completed and no major impacts have been identified. Detailed assessment of steam export impacts on the Colbert boiler system have been completed and a cost estimate for the steam supply system was completed. The cost estimate and output and heat rate impacts have been used to determine a preliminary price for the exported steam. TVA is further evaluating the impacts of adding lignin to the coal fuel blend and how the steam cost is impacted by proximity of the Masada biomass facility.

Ted Berglund; Jeffrey T. Ranney; Carol L. Babb; Jacqueline G. Broder

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design criteria document, electrical system, K-Basin essential systems recovery, Project W-405  

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This Design Criteria Document provides the criteria for design and construction of electrical system modifications for 100K Area that are essential to protect the safe operation and storage of spent nuclear fuel in the K-Basin facilities.

Hoyle, J.R.

1994-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Unity in diversity : a design projection for a participatory housing in Kuala Lumpur  

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This thesis is an exploration towards an alternative design approach for a public housing in Malaysia. It stems from a conviction that the design of public housing should be based on the lifestyles and ways of living of ...

Mohamad, Radziah

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Statement of work for definitive design of the K basins integrated water treatment system project  

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This Statement of Work (SOW) identifies the scope of work and schedule requirements for completing definitive design of the K Basins Integrated Water Treatment Systems (IWTS) Subproject. This SOW shall form the contractual basis between WHC and the Design Agent for the Definitive Design.

Pauly, T.R., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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FY 2014 Projects for Improving the Design, Construction, and Operation of Fossil Energy Systems  

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In FY 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy selected 38 new projects from across the nation under the Crosscutting Research Program that target innovative concepts and technologies to improve...

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Computer-aided industrial process design; the ASPEN Project. First annual report for the period.  

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Work during the first year of this contract concentrated on acquiring the project staff, development of a prototype simulator, the simulation of three coal conversion processes, a survey of software for acquisition, the ...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Energy Laboratory.

1977-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and fabrication of physiologic tissue scaffolds using projection-micro-stereolithography  

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Recent advances in material processing are presenting groundbreaking opportunities for biomedical engineers. Projection-micro-stereolithography, or PuSL, is an additive manufacturing technique in which complex parts are ...

Brickman Raredon, Micha Sam

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Definitive design report: Design report project W-025, Radioactive Mixed Waste (RMW) Land Disposal Facility NON-DRAG-OFF. Revision 1, Volume 1 and 2  

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The purpose of this report is to describe the definitive design of the Radioactive Mixed Waste (RMW) Non-Drag-Off disposal facility, Project W-025. This report presents a n of the major landfill design features and a discussion of how each of the criteria is addressed in the design. The appendices include laboratory test results, design drawings, and individual analyses that were conducted in support of the design. Revision 1 of this document incorporates design changes resulting from an increase in the required operating life of the W-025 landfill from 2 to 20 years. The rationale for these design changes is described in Golder Associates Inc. 1991a. These changes include (1) adding a 1.5-foot-thick layer of compacted admix directory-under the primary FML on the floor of the landfill to mitigate the effects of possible stress cracking in the primary flexible membrane liner (FML), and (2) increasing the operations layer thickness from two to three feet over the entire landfill area, to provide additional protection for the secondary admix layer against mechanical damage and the effects of freezing and desiccation. The design of the W-025 Landfill has also been modified in response to the results of the EPA Method 9090 chemical compatibility testing program (Golder Associates Inc. 1991b and 1991c), which was completed after the original design was prepared. This program consisted of testing geosynthetic materials and soil/bentonite admix with synthetic leachate having the composition expected during the life of the W-025 Landfill., The results of this program indicated that the polyester geotextile originally specified for the landfill might be susceptible to deterioration. On this basis, polypropylene geotextiles were substituted as a more chemically-resistant alternative. In addition, the percentage of bentonite in the admix was increased to provide sufficiently low permeability to the expected leachate.

Roscha, V.

1994-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Year Project Team  

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; Ian Sims, Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering Project Title and Jazz Theory/Keyboard I & II. Technologies Used Digital Audio, Digital Video, Graphic Design, HTML

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Site characterization plan: Conceptual design report: Volume 6, Drawing portfolio: Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project  

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This document presents a description of a prospective geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste to support the development of the Site Characterization Plan for the Yucca Mountain site. The site for the prospective repository is located at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada, and the waste emplacement area will be constructed in the underlying volcanic tuffs. The target horizon for waste emplacement is a sloping bed of densely welded tuff more than 650 ft below the surface and typically more than 600 ft above the water table. The conceptual design described in this report is unique among repository designs in that it uses ramps in addition to shafts to gain access to the underground facility, the emplacement horizon is located above the water table, and it is possible that 300- to 400-ft-long horizontal waste emplacement boreholes will be used. This report summarizes the design bases, design and performance criteria, and the design analyses performed. The current status of meeting the preclosure performance objectives for licensing and of resolving the repository design and preclosure issues is presented. The repository design presented in this report will be expanded and refined during the advanced conceptual design, the license application design, and the final procurement and construction design phases. Volume 6 contains drawings. 114 figs.

MacDougall, H.R.; Scully, L.W.; Tillerson, J.R. (comps.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conformance Tool High Level Design Document: IEC 61850 Cyber Security Acceleration Project  

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This document is the high level design document for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) IEC 62351-3, 4 and 6 standards conformance test software toolkit.

Edgar, Thomas W.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Conceptual design report for the project to install leak detection in FAST-FT-534/548/549  

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This report provides conceptual designs and design recommendations for installing secondary containment and leak detection systems for three sumps at the Fluorinel and Storage Facility (FAST), CPP-666. The FAST facility is located at the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant (ICPP) at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). The three sumps receive various materials from the FAST water treatment process. This project involves sump upgrades to meet appropriate environmental requirements. The steps include: providing sump modifications or designs for the installation of leak chases and/or leakage accumulation, coating the sump concrete with a chemical resistant sealant (except for sump VES-FT-534 which is already lined with stainless steel) to act as secondary containment, lining the sumps with a primary containment system, and providing a means to detect and remove primary containment leakage that may occur.

Galloway, K.J.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Storage Project Fuel Basket Handling Grapple Design Development Test Report  

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Acceptance testing of the SNF Fuel Basket Lift Grapple was accomplished to verify the design adequacy. This report shows the results affirming the design. The test was successful in demonstrating the adequacy of the grapple assembly's inconel actuator shaft and engagement balls for in loads excess of design basis loads (3200 pounds), 3X design basis loads (9600 pounds), and 5X design basis loads (16,000 pounds). The test data showed that no appreciable yielding for the inconel actuator shaft and engagement balls at loads in excess of 5X Design Basis loads. The test data also showed the grapple assembly and components to be fully functional after loads in excess of 5X Design Basis were applied and maintained for over 10 minutes. Following testing, each actuator shaft (Item 7) was liquid penetrant inspected per ASME Section 111, Division 1 1989 and accepted per requirements of NF-5350. This examination was performed to insure that no cracking had occurred. The test indicated that no cracking had occurred. The examination reports are included as Appendix C to this document. From this test, it is concluded that the design configuration meets or exceeds the requirements specified in ANSI N 14 6 for Special Lifting Devices for Shipping Containers Weighing 10,000 Pounds (4500 kg) or More.

CHENAULT, D.M.

2000-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

295

Spent nuclear fuel project cold vacuum drying facility vacuum and purge system design description  

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This document provides the System Design Description (SDD) for the Cold Vacuum Drying Facility (CVDF) Vacuum and Purge System (VPS) . The SDD was developed in conjunction with HNF-SD-SNF-SAR-O02, Safety Analysis Report for the Cold Vacuum Drying Facility, Phase 2, Supporting Installation of Processing Systems (Garvin 1998), The HNF-SD-SNF-DRD-002, 1998, Cold Vacuum Drying Facility Design Requirements, and the CVDF Design Summary Report. The SDD contains general descriptions of the VPS equipment, the system functions, requirements and interfaces. The SDD provides references for design and fabrication details, operation sequences and maintenance. This SDD has been developed for the SNFP Operations Organization and shall be updated, expanded, and revised in accordance with future design, construction and startup phases of the CVDF until the CVDF final ORR is approved.

IRWIN, J.J.

1998-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

296

Environmental stratification to model climate change impacts on biodiversity and rubber production in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China  

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Abstract An analysis and multi-model approach, based on a statistically derived Global Environmental Stratification (GEnS) and using a downscaled ensemble (n = 63) of CIMP5 Earth System Models applied across four representative concentration pathways (RCP), has been used to project the impact of climate change on spatial distribution of bioclimatic zones and ecosystems within the biodiverse rich Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province, by the year 2050. Four bioclimatic zones and 9 strata were identified, overlaid with protected areas, and associated with on-going landuse change, i.e. a rapid increase in rubber plantation from 8% to 22% of total area between 2002 and 2010. Significant changes in the areal extent and distribution of all zones and strata are projected, with an averaged mean annual temperature increase ranging from 1.6 °C to 2.4 °C. By 2050, there are significant geographical shifts in all identified strata, with an average upward shift of 309 m of elevation for all strata. On average, more than 75% of Xishuangbanna is predicted to shift to a different zone, with 96% shifting to a different stratum. The area conducive to rubber plantations, currently limited by climatic conditions, expands to nearly 75% of the total area. Climatic change potentially removes the bioclimatic barriers to further expansion of rubber plantations within the area and increases pressure on remaining biodiversity both within and outside of protected areas. The analysis provides the basis for understanding potential impacts of changing bioclimatic conditions on managed and unmanaged ecosystems and landuse change trends, within the context of ongoing rapid change and agricultural expansion in the area. Current efforts to conserve forests, biodiversity and traditional landuse systems require an improved understanding of both the projected climatic changes and the responses of biodiversity and traditional agricultural systems to changing conditions.

Robert J. Zomer; Antonio Trabucco; Mingcheng Wang; Rong Lang; Huafang Chen; Marc J. Metzger; Alex Smajgl; Philip Beckschäfer; Jianchu Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Catalytic. System design final report. Volume 1. System requirement definition and system analysis  

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Catalytic Inc. was awarded a contract to conduct a preliminary system design and cost analysis for a brackish water desalination project to be located in Brownsville, Texas. System analyses and economic analyses were performed to define the baseline solar energy desalination system. The baseline system provides an average daily product water capacity of 6000 mT. The baseline system is optimal relative to technological risk, performance, and product water cost. Subsystems and their interfaces have been defined and product water cost projections made for commercial plants in a range of capacities. Science Applications, Inc. (SAI), subcontractor to Catalytic, had responsibility for the solar power system. This, the final report, summarizes the work performed under the Phase I effort.

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1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

The Harvard Clean Energy Project: Large-Scale Computational Screening and Design of Organic Photovoltaics on the World Community Grid  

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The Harvard Clean Energy Project: Large-Scale Computational Screening and Design of Organic Photovoltaics on the World Community Grid ... The Clean Energy Project stands out from other computational materials science approaches as it combines conventional modeling with strategies from modern drug discovery:(54-61) CEP features an automated, high-throughput infrastructure for a systematic screening of millions of OPV candidates at a first-principles electronic structure level. ... We have developed four new functionals that overcome the above-mentioned difficulties: (a) M06, a hybrid meta functional, is a functional with good accuracy "across-the-board" for transition metals, main group thermochem., medium-range correlation energy, and barrier heights; (b) M06-2X, another hybrid meta functional, is not good for transition metals but has excellent performance for main group chem., predicts accurate valence and Rydberg electronic excitation energies, and is an excellent functional for arom.-arom. ...

Johannes Hachmann; Roberto Olivares-Amaya; Sule Atahan-Evrenk; Carlos Amador-Bedolla; Roel S. Sa?nchez-Carrera; Aryeh Gold-Parker; Leslie Vogt; Anna M. Brockway; Ala?n Aspuru-Guzik

2011-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

299

Smart Design of Stand-Alone Solar PV System for Off Grid Electrification Projects  

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In order to design the configuration and optimum capacity of the energy storage system as well as the entire mini-grid system optimally and efficiently, the total load...

Parimita Mohanty; Tariq Muneer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Projection of fractures in ships for the evaluation of fatigue resistant designs  

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Cracks in ships have been of great concern to the maritime industry for a very long time. The problem is controlled by improving design, minimizing operating stresses and through regular inspections and repairs. The big ...

Hadjiyiannis, Nicholas

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Little Biodiversity Finance Book | Open Energy Information  

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The Little Biodiversity Finance Book The Little Biodiversity Finance Book Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: The Little Biodiversity Finance Book Agency/Company /Organization: Global Canopy Programme Sector: Land Focus Area: Biomass, Forestry, Agriculture Topics: Finance Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: globalcanopy.org/themedia/file/PDFs/LBFB_lowres/lbfb_en.pdf The Little Biodiversity Finance Book Screenshot References: The Little Biodiversity Finance Book[1] Overview "This publication is a first attempt to understand and evaluate the range of options for financing biodiversity and ecosystem services. In compiling it, we have realised that whilst there is a wealth of information on this subject there is still much that we do not yet know or understand. In particular we found that evidence of the current scale of finance was

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Project Accounts  

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» Project Accounts » Project Accounts Project Accounts Overview Project accounts are designed to facilitate collaborative computing by allowing multiple users to use the same account. All actions performed by the project account are traceable back to the individual who used the project account to perform those actions via gsisshd accounting logs. Requesting a Project Account PI's, PI proxies and project managers are allowed to request a project account. In NIM do "Actions->Request a Project Account" and fill in the form. Select the repository that the Project Account is to use from the drop-down menu, "Sponsoring Repository". Enter the name you want for the account (8 characters maximum) and a description of what you will use the account for and then click on the "Request Project Account" button. You

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Project W-521 Waste Feed Delivery System Advanced Conceptual Design Report [VOL 1 SEC 1 and 2 and VOL 2 SEC 1 and 2  

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PROVIDES FOR THE PERFORMERS OF TITLE 1 DESIGN PROJECT W-521, WFDS TO ASSURE A SMOOTH INITIATION AND FOR PRELIMINARY MODS. TO THE COST ESTIMATES OR INCORPORATION AT THE TIME OF THE NEXT ESTIMATE UPDATE.

WHITE, K.A.

2001-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineered materials characterization report for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project. Volume 2, Design data  

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This is Volume 2 of the Engineered Materials Characterization Report which presents the design data for candidate materials needed in fabricating different components for both large and medium multi-purpose canister (MPC) disposal containers, waste packages for containing uncanistered spent fuel (UCF), and defense high-level waste (HLW) glass disposal containers. The UCF waste package consists of a disposal container with a basket therein. It is assumed that the waste packages will incorporate all-metallic multibarrier disposal containers to accommodate medium and large MPCs, ULCF, and HLW glass canisters. Unless otherwise specified, the disposal container designs incorporate an outer corrosion-allowance metal barrier over an inner corrosion-resistant metal barrier. The corrosion-allowance barrier, which will be thicker than the inner corrosion-resistant barrier, is designed to undergo corrosion-induced degradation at a very low rate, thus providing the inner barrier protection from the near-field environment for a prolonged service period.

Konynenburg, R.A.; McCright, R.D. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Roy, A.K. [B and W Fuel Co., Lynchburg, VA (United States); Jones, D.A. [Nevada Univ., Reno, NV (United States)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat recovery and seed recovery development project: preliminary design report (PDR)  

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The preliminary design and performance characteristics are described of the 20 MWt heat recovery and seed recovery (HRSR) system to be fabricated, installed, and evaluated to provide a technological basis for the design of commercial size HRSR systems for coal-fired open-cycle MHD power plants. The system description and heat and material balances, equipment description and functional requirements, controls, interfacing systems, and operation and maintenance are detailed. Appendices include: (1) recommended environmental requirements for compliance with federal and state of Tennessee regulations, (2) channel and diffuser simulator, (3) equipment arrangement drawings, and (4) channel and diffuser simulator barrel drawings. (WHK)

Arkett, A. H.; Alexander, K. C.; Bolek, A. D.; Blackman, B. K.; Kurrle, P. E.; Tram, S. V.; Warren, A. M.; Ziobrowski, A. J.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Processes that influence biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and stability in grasslands.  

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??Biodiversity is rapidly declining worldwide, and this may lead to subsequent declines in ecosystem functioning and stability. Here I consider whether: (i) stabilizing species interactions,… (more)

Isbell, Forest Isaac

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Processes that influence biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and stability in grasslands.  

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?? Biodiversity is rapidly declining worldwide, and this may lead to subsequent declines in ecosystem functioning and stability. Here I consider whether: (i) stabilizing species… (more)

Isbell, Forest Isaac

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-efficient conservation strategies for boreal forest biodiversity.  

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??Long and intensive forest management has made conservation measures in the forest landscape necessary to maintain forest biodiversity. The most common measure is to set… (more)

Perhans, Karin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genomics in the Discovery and Monitoring of Marine Biodiversity  

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Marine biodiversity encompasses a range of hierarchical levels, including ... well as evolutionary potential and resilience, of marine taxa. In the face of accelerating environmental ... becomes increasingly urge...

G. R. Carvalho; S. Creer; Michael J. Allen; F. O. Costa…

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Sequestration with Reforestations and Biodiversity-scenic Values  

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This paper presents an optimal control model to analyze reforestations with two different species, including commercial values, carbon sequestration and biodiversity or scenic values. We discuss ... of environmen...

Alejandro Caparrós; Emilio Cerdá; Paola Ovando…

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The project design flood and spillway for the Arroyo Seco Reservoir near San Antonio, Texas  

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of the remainder of a stand- ard storm. Recognised procedures for such extensions are published and are in regular use. In this case reference was made to Civil Engineer Bulletin No. 52-8, Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engi- neers( ) "Standard... Project Flood Determinations" ~ Employment of the procedure outlined therein, and described in the following section, produced a hypothetical rainfall pattern as follows: Period (hours duration) 1 Rainfall (inches) 15. 18 3 6 24 22 27 ' 75 45, 0...

Gilbreth, Joe Clyde

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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CSE293 Computer Science & Engineering Design Laboratory Marklin Computer Controllable Model Trains Project  

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CSE293 Computer Science & Engineering Design Laboratory Marklin Computer Controllable Model Trains" of the system. The real time control is for, of all things, model railroading trains. If you had them as a kid trains, where there is digital control for every train (each train has an onboard computer), for switches

Demurjian, Steven A.

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Design and Development of Android Software For the World Moon Project  

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: Individual Studies in Computer Science - Mobile Software Design and Development This independent study I did the poster presentations, I feel like this was a very valuable and awesome experience. Overall, I feel that this experience was invaluable to my education. This independent study pushed me to do something I had a great

Lim, Sunho

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Project Profile: Modular and Scalable Baseload Molten Salt Plant Conceptual Design and Feasibility  

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eSolar, under the Baseload CSP FOA, is designing a 100-MW, 75% capacity factor, molten salt power tower plant, based around a molten salt receiver and heliostat field module with a nominal thermal rating of 50 MWth. They are taking a modular approach, which can be scaled through replication of the receiver/field module to meet output and capacity factor requirements.

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Manhattan Project: Final Reactor Design and X-10, 1942-1943  

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Schematic of the X-10 Graphite Reactor, Oak Ridge FINAL REACTOR DESIGN AND X-10 Schematic of the X-10 Graphite Reactor, Oak Ridge FINAL REACTOR DESIGN AND X-10 (Met Lab and Oak Ridge [Clinton], 1942-1943) Events > The Plutonium Path to the Bomb, 1942-1944 Production Reactor (Pile) Design, 1942 DuPont and Hanford, 1942 CP-1 Goes Critical, December 2, 1942 Seaborg and Plutonium Chemistry, 1942-1944 Final Reactor Design and X-10, 1942-1943 Hanford Becomes Operational, 1943-1944 Before any plutonium could be chemically separated from uranium for a bomb, however, that uranium would first have to be irradiated in a production pile. CP-1 had been a success as a scientific experiment, but the pile was built on such a small scale that recovering any significant amounts of plutonium from it was impractical. In the fall of 1942, scientists of the Met Lab had decided to build a second Fermi pile at Argonne as soon as his experiments on the first were completed and to proceed with the "Mae West" design for a helium-cooled production pile as well. When DuPont engineers assessed the Met Lab's plans in the late fall, they agreed that helium should be given first priority. They placed heavy water second and urged an all-out effort to produce more of this highly effective moderator. Bismuth and water were ranked third and fourth in DuPont's analysis. Priorities began to change when Enrico Fermi's CP-1 calculations demonstrated a higher value for the neutron reproduction factor k (for a theoretical reactor of infinite size) than anyone had anticipated. Met Lab scientists concluded that a water-cooled pile was now feasible. Crawford Greenewalt, head of the DuPont effort, continued, however, to support helium cooling.

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Design Tools to Assess Hydro-Turbine Biological Performance: Priest Rapids Dam Turbine Replacement Project  

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Over the past two decades, there have been many studies describing injury mechanisms associated with turbine passage, the response of various fish species to these mechanisms, and the probability of survival through dams. Although developing tools to design turbines that improve passage survival has been difficult and slow, a more robust quantification of the turbine environment has emerged through integrating physical model data, fish survival data, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) studies. Grant County Public Utility District (GCPUD) operates the Priest Rapids Dam (PRD), a hydroelectric facility on the Columbia River in Washington State. The dam contains 10 Kaplan-type turbine units that are now almost 50 years old. The Utility District plans to refit all of these aging turbines with new turbines. The Columbia River at PRD is a migratory pathway for several species of juvenile and adult salmonids, so passage of fish through the dam is a major consideration when replacing the turbines. In this presentation, a method for turbine biological performance assessment (BioPA) is introduced. Using this method, a suite of biological performance indicators is computed based on simulated data from a CFD model of a proposed turbine design. Each performance indicator is a measure of the probability of exposure to a certain dose of an injury mechanism. Using known relationships between the dose of an injury mechanism and frequency of injury (dose–response) from laboratory or field studies, the likelihood of fish injury for a turbine design can be computed from the performance indicator. By comparing the values of the indicators from proposed designs, the engineer can identify the more-promising alternatives. We will present application of the BioPA method for baseline risk assessment calculations for the existing Kaplan turbines at PRD that will be used as the minimum biological performance that a proposed new design must achieve.

Richmond, Marshall C.; Rakowski, Cynthia L.; Serkowski, John A.; Strickler, Brad; Weisbeck, Molly; Dotson, Curtis L.

2013-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

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RH-LLW Disposal Facility Project CD-2/3 to Design/Build Proposal Reconciliation Report  

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A reconciliation plan was developed and implemented to address potential gaps and responses to gaps between the design/build vendor proposals and the Critical Decision-2/3 approval request package for the Remote-Handled Low Level Waste Disposal Facility Project. The plan and results of the plan implementation included development of a reconciliation team comprised of subject matter experts from Battelle Energy Alliance and the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office, identification of reconciliation questions, reconciliation by the team, identification of unresolved/remaining issues, and identification of follow-up actions and subsequent approvals of responses. The plan addressed the potential for gaps to exist in the following areas: • Department of Energy Order 435.1, “Radioactive Waste Management,” requirements, including the performance assessment, composite analysis, monitoring plan, performance assessment/composite analysis maintenance plan, and closure plan • Environmental assessment supporting the National Environmental Policy Act • Nuclear safety • Safeguards and security • Emplacement operations • Requirements for commissioning • General project implementation. The reconciliation plan and results of the plan implementation are provided in a business-sensitive project file. This report provides the reconciliation plan and non-business sensitive summary responses to identified gaps.

Annette L. Schafer

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report to Estates and Buildings, University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Baseline Review and Preliminary  

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Report to Estates and Buildings, University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Baseline Review Pollock Halls Biodiversity Audit 2 Acknowledgements John Turpin, Landscape Maintenance Officer, University Biodiversity Audit 3 Summary Rationale The information in this report is the first stage in the development

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Territorial biodiversity and consequences on physico-chemical characteristics of pollen collected  

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Territorial biodiversity and consequences on physico-chemical characteristics of pollen collected France, the physico- chemical composition of honey bee-collected pollen, the territorial biodiversity%). agrosystem / honeybee / floral biodiversity / pollen analysis / chemical analysis 1. INTRODUCTION Since 1962

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Session Title Biodiversity Without Borders: A Global Problem Demanding Global Solutions  

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Session Title Biodiversity Without Borders: A Global Problem Biodiversity is the bedrock that sustains human societies and economies and scale. The threats biodiversity faces are inherently global and ultimately

Barnes, Elizabeth A.

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Landscape connectivity promotes plant biodiversity spillover into non-target habitats  

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Landscape connectivity promotes plant biodiversity spillover into non-target habitats Lars A for review September 26, 2008) Conservation efforts typically focus on maximizing biodiversity in protected increasingly consider how management of protected areas can promote biodiversity beyond reserve borders

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Biodiversity Conservation in Contemporary Landscapes, Stressors, and Ranges of Variability: Scientific and Social Views  

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Biodiversity Conservation in Contemporary Landscapes, Stressors, and Ranges of Variability the risks to conservation of indigenous biodiversity, and portray the difference between scientific structure and function that must be considered when assessing biodiversity conservation: 1) climate change

Schweik, Charles M.

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Modeling Multiple Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity Conservation, Commodity Production, and Tradeoffs at Landscape Scales  

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Modeling Multiple Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity Conservation, Commodity Production ECOSYSTEM SERVICES_ 4 o Modeling multiple ecosystem services, biodiversity conservation, commodity tradeoff between biodiversity conservation and J?l ecosystem services. Scenarios involving more development

Vermont, University of

324

Global food security, biodiversity conservation and the future of agricultural intensification  

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Global food security, biodiversity conservation and the future of agricultural intensification Teja increase, achieving efficient and productive agri- cultural land use while conserving biodiversity. In conclusion, linking agricultural intensifi- cation with biodiversity conservation and hunger reduction

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Background and interpretation of the ‘Marine Trophic Index’ as a measure of biodiversity  

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...interpretation of the Marine Trophic Index as a measure of biodiversity Daniel Pauly * Reg Watson...other human impacts on marine biodiversity. 2. Trophic level...countries cannot monitor marine biodiversity if they do not monitor...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine incursion into East Asia: a forgotten driving force of biodiversity  

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...the impact of marine incursion on extant biodiversity in continental...dynamics of biodiversity, as best demonstrated...2-4]. Marine incursions produce...glaciation and marine incursion on this region of rich biodiversity is just beginning...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large–scale heterogeneity of the fossil record: implications for Phanerozoic biodiversity studies  

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...changing surface area of marine shelf seas through time and its effect on biodiversity, remains problematic...surface outcrop area and marine biodiversity through the post-Palaeozoic...Huggett, J. M. 2000 Marine biodiversity through the late Cenomanian...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bryozoan biodiversity in the New Zealand region and implications for marine conservation  

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Marine biodiversity and its distribution in the New Zealand ... 1 and 2 (DS1 and DS2). Biodiversity was assessed using measures based on relatedness ... variation in taxonomic distinctness. High values of biodiversity

A.A. Rowden; R.M. Warwick; D.P. Gordon

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of sustained observations in tracking impacts of environmental change on marine biodiversity and ecosystems  

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...of environmental change on marine biodiversity and ecosystems N. Mieszkowska...marine sustained observations . Marine biodiversity currently faces unprecedented...activities have impacted on marine biodiversity. The contributions of sustained...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine Biodiversity and Conservation "One of the greatest scientific challenges facing society today is understanding,  

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Marine Biodiversity and Conservation "One of the greatest scientific challenges facing society W L T O N Director, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution the way in conducting the research essential for under- standing and conserving marine biodiversity

Levin, Lisa

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Eco-design model of a railway: A method for comparing the energy consumption of two project variants  

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Abstract In accordance with the environmental concerns that national policies still address throughout the world, railways have been extensively studied to provide quantified indicators for assessing construction/operations practices. It is essential to take energy consumption, into account since energy can be measured worldwide, in addition to constituting a global environmental load that is time-limited as regards resource availability and known as a discriminating criterion in comparing transport infrastructure. This article introduces an innovative, generic and systemic method dedicated to determining the energy consumption of a railway line during the pre-project phase by taking into account the complete life cycle of the rail infrastructure, including construction, maintenance and operations. The method developed (called ?PEAM ?) focuses on assessing project variants during the design stage and therefore integrates both the geometric longitudinal constraints of the line and the thicknesses/volumes over the entire itinerary as design parameters for input into the various construction scenarios. PEAM combines methodologies stemming from life cycle assessment with a consumption model derived from physical modeling. The models associated with this method are then applied to study the energy consumption of a new high-speed line located in France that also has major implications for the European connections currently under investigation as well. Two project variants are compared in terms of total energy for a 50-year service life and a given characteristic rail traffic, including passenger and freight flows. Results obtained reveal a 30% difference between the two variants, which prior to applying PEAM were considered to be relatively similar.

R. Bosquet; A. Jullien; P-O. Vandanjon; M. Dauvergne; F. Sanchez

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design criteria document, Maintenance Shop/Support Facility, K-Basin Essential Systems Recovery, Project W-405  

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During the next 10 years a substantial amount of work is scheduled in the K-Basin Area related to the storage and eventual removal of irradiated N-Reactor fuel. Currently, maintenance support activities are housed in existing structures that were constructed in the early 1950`s. These forty-year-old facilities and their supporting services are substandard, leading to inefficiencies. Because of numerous identified deficiencies and the planned increase in the numbers of K-Basin maintenance personnel, adequate maintenance support facilities that allow efficient operations are needed. The objective of this sub-project of Project W-405 is to provide a maintenance and storage facility which meets the K-Basin Maintenance Organization requirements as defined in Attachment 1. In Reference A, existing guidelines and requirements were used to allocate space for the maintenance activities and to provide a layout concept (See Attachment 2). The design solution includes modifying the existing 190 K-E building to provide space for shops, storage, and administration support functions. The primary reason for the modification is to simplify siting/permitting and make use of existing infrastructure. In addition, benefits relative to design loads will be realized by having the structure inside 190K-E. The new facility will meet the Maintenance Organization approved requirements in Attachment 1 relating to maintenance activities, storage areas, and personnel support services. This sub-project will also resolve outstanding findings and/or deficiencies relating to building fire protection, HVAC requirements, lighting replacement/upgrades, and personnel facilities. Compliance with building codes, local labor agreements and safety standards will result.

Strehlow, M.W.B.

1994-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Author(s): WILL R. TURNER, KATRINA BRANDON, THOMAS M. BROOKS, ROBERT COSTANZA,  

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Global Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Author(s): WILL R. TURNER, KATRINA, to analyze poten- tial synergies between conserving biodiversity and safe- guarding ecosystem services. Global-scale prioritization for biodiversity conservation is essential because biodiversity, threats

Vermont, University of

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Project plan: Procedure system design for the Rocky Flats Plant Emergency Preparedness Program  

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This procedure system is being designed for the Rocky Flats Plant Emergency Preparedness Program (EPP) to: assess the procedural needs of the Emergency Preparedness Program in light of the existing Rocky Flats Plant policies, plans, procedures, and applicable DOE orders; design the structure of the Emergency Preparedness Program procedural system based on the classes of procedures needed, the types of procedures (procedures vs job outline), the sections of procedures required, and the timetable for procedure maintenance; develop boiler plate formats for the various authors in writing the necessary standardized procedures; develop a list of all the necessary procedures that must be produced for Emergency Preparedness Program; and provide consistency for department-wide activities relating to the quality control in writing, distribution, and revising procedures for Emergency Preparedness Program. 23 refs., 18 figs.

Hodgin, C.R.; Brown-Strattan, M.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supplemental design requirements document, Multifunction Waste Tank Facility, Project W-236A. Revision 1  

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The Multi-Function Waste Tank Facility (MWTF) consists of four, nominal 1 million gallon, underground double-shell tanks, located in the 200-East area, and two tanks of the same capacity in the 200-West area. MWTF will provide environmentally safe storage capacity for wastes generated during remediation/retrieval activities of existing waste storage tanks. This document delineates in detail the information to be used for effective implementation of the Functional Design Criteria requirements.

Groth, B.D.

1995-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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BaaS Project: Covering the Building Design and Operational-Phase Interoperability Gap  

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Actuator IfcDistributionFlowElement IfcDistributionControlElementIfcRelFlowControlElement HVAC?Domain Automation Domain BIM?Server ? The?whole?Building?Information?into?the?BIM?Server. 30 ? In?the?Design...?phase?is?needed?to?include?the?whole?building?information? involve?in?the?building?and?? ? their?relationships?!! ? and?their?properties?(including?controller?s?parameters) Architectural Domain HVAC?Domain Automation Domain RelationShips + Properties Set + Other Domains BIM? Server Data...

Valmaseda, C.; Garcia, M.; Hernandez, J.; Martin, S.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIE ISOLDE Alignment and monitoring system technical design and project status  

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In the frame of the HIE ISOLDE project most of the existing ISOLDE REX line will be replaced by a superconducting linac in order to upgrade the energy and intensity of the REX ISOLDE facility at CERN. Beam-physics simulations show that the optimum linac working conditions are obtained when the main axes of the active components, RF cavities and solenoid placed inside the cryostats, are aligned and permanently monitored on the REX Nominal Beam Line (NBL) within a precision of 0.3 mm for the cavities and 0.15 mm for the solenoids at one sigma level along directions perpendicular to the beam axis. This paper presents the proposed adjustment and alignment system based on opto-electronic sensors, optics and precise mechanic elements which are used, for some of them, in various non-standard environmental conditions such as high vacuum, cryogenic temperatures.

Gayde, JC; Kautzmann, G; Leclercq, Y; Waniorek, S; Williams, L

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seeing biodiversity through the farmer's eyes: A photovoice analysis in Story County, Iowa.  

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??The purpose of this study is to understand farmer's perceptions of biodiversity and how it relates to their sense of self. Biodiversity is a concept… (more)

Oliveira, Caroline Felix

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Funding Opportunity: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Sponsor: National Science Foundation  

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Funding Opportunity: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Sponsor: National, is a rich resource providing the baseline from which to further biodiversity research and provide critical

Suzuki, Masatsugu

340

Does District Planning under the Resource Management Act 1991 Protect Biodiversity?.  

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??Biodiversity decline has continued at a rapid pace in New Zealand in the past 15 years (OECD 2007), in spite of specific provisions for biodiversity… (more)

Bellingham, Mark

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Biodiversity Impacts in Swedish Forestry - Attitudes and Experiences in the Product Chain.  

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??Biodiversity is decreasing and is expected to decrease even more in the future. The fundamental roles of biodiversity make this decrease critical and impacts on… (more)

Arn, Kristina

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity and phylogeography of Arctic marine fauna: insights from molecular tools  

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Incorporation of molecular tools into biodiversity and biogeographic studies can help to address ... among extant populations. Novel discoveries in Arctic marine biodiversity and biogeography are increasing due t...

Sarah Mincks Hardy; Christina M. Carr; Michael Hardman; Dirk Steinke…

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - applied biodiversity science Sample Search...  

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biodiversity science Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: applied biodiversity science Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Science Theme Reports...

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Evolutionary history and the effect of biodiversity on plant productivity  

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Evolutionary history and the effect of biodiversity on plant productivity Marc W. Cadottea,b,1, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 Edited by Michael J of biodiversity metrics (especially the number of species and functional groups). This body of re- search has

Minnesota, University of

345

Biodiversity, productivity and stability in real food webs  

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Biodiversity, productivity and stability in real food webs Boris Worm1 and J. Emmett Duffy2 1 Institute for Marine Science, Du¨ sternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany 2 School of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062­1346, USA The global biodiversity crisis has

Duffy, J. Emmett

346

Quantifying temporal change in biodiversity: challenges and opportunities  

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Review Quantifying temporal change in biodiversity: challenges and opportunities Maria Dornelas1 Solutions Initiative, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA 11 Department of Botany and Biodiversity Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, UMR 7641 CNRS, 91128 Palaiseau, France 13 Marine Spatial Ecology Laboratory

Vellend, Mark

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PERSPECTIVES Biodiversity loss, trophic skew and ecosystem functioning  

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IDEAS AND PERSPECTIVES Biodiversity loss, trophic skew and ecosystem functioning J. Emmett Duffy School of Marine Science & Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning have been criticized on the basis that their random

Duffy, J. Emmett

348

Spatial Modeling of Geographic Patterns in Biodiversity and Biofuel Production  

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Spatial Modeling of Geographic Patterns in Biodiversity and Biofuel Production How can the US of biodiversity. The future of the biofuel industry will depend on public investment and trust that industry for increasing biofuel production have already come under fire because of real and perceived threats

349

The Woodlands Metro Center energy study. Case studies of project planning and design for energy conservation  

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The Woodlands is a HUD Title VII New Town located near Houston, including 22,000 acres; the plan for the new town consists of 6 residential villages, a town center (Metro), and a Trade Center for larger-scale industrial use. Included within the program for each village are schools and commercial activities, as well as employment activities. The Woodlands is planned to be developed over a 26-year period (commenced in 1972) with an ultimate population of 150,000. Following a summary chapter, Chapter II presents background material on The Woodlands and results of the study are summarized. Chapter III describes the project team and its organizational structure. Chapter IV outlines and documents the methodology that was employed in developing, analyzing, and evaluating the case study. The next chapter describes and analyzes the conventional plan, documents the process by which energy-conserving methods were selected, and evaluates the application of these methods to the Metro Center Study area. Chapter VI discusses constraints to implementation and is followed by a final chapter that presents the general conclusions from the case study and suggests directions for further investigation.

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1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 11, Sample Design Cross-Cutting Protocols: The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures  

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

1: Sample Design 1: Sample Design Cross-Cutting Protocols M. Sami Khawaja, Josh Rushton, and Josh Keeling, The Cadmus Group, Inc. Subcontract Report NREL/SR-7A30-53827 April 2013 The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures 11 - 1 Chapter 11 - Table of Contents 1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 3 1.1 Chapter Organization ....................................................................................................... 3 2 Overview ................................................................................................................................ 5 2.1 Sampling and Sample Design .......................................................................................... 5

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Design studies for the Mead-Phoenix 500 kV AC transmission project  

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The Mead-Phoenix 500 kV ac line is 243 miles long and runs parallel to the existing Mead-Liberty 345 kV line. This line is planned for 70% series and 70% shunt compensation; it also incorporates the first application of a 50 kV phase shifting transformer that enables a 1,300 MW transmission capacity. This paper presents the design studies that were undertaken in arriving at the equipment ratings and insulation levels that lead to the equipment specifications. The shunt reactor switching requirements utilizing MOV across the breaker, line switching with line connected arresters and the breaker transient recovery voltage are also dealt with in the paper.

Thallam, R.S.; Lundquist, T.G.; Gerlach, D.W. [Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ (United States)] [Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ (United States); Atmuri, S.R. [Teshmont Consultants Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)] [Teshmont Consultants Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada); Selin, D.A. [Arizona Public Service Co., Phoenix, AZ (United States)] [Arizona Public Service Co., Phoenix, AZ (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kelley Hot Spring Geothermal Project: Kelly Hot Spring Agricultural Center conceptual design  

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The proposed core activity in the Kelly Hot Spring Agricultural Center is a nominal 1200 sow swine raising complex. The swine raising is to be a totally confined operation for producing premium pork in controlled environment facilities that utilize geothermal energy. The complex will include a feedmill for producing the various feed formulae required for the animals from breeding through gestation, farrowing, nursery, growing and finishing. The market animals are shipped live by truck to slaughter in Modesto, California. A complete waste management facility will include manure collection from all raising areas, transport via a water flush sysem to methane (biogas) generators, manure separation, settling ponds and disposition of the surplus agricultural quality water. The design is based upon the best commercial practices in confined swine raising in the US today. The most unique feature of the facility is the utilization of geothermal hot water for space heating and process energy throughout the complex.

Longyear, A.B. (ed.)

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam Reforming, 6-in. Bench-Scale Design and Testing Project -- Technical and Functional Requirements Description  

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Feasibility studies and technology development work are currently being performed on several processes to treat radioactive liquids and solids currently stored at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC), located within the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). These studies and development work will be used to select a treatment process for treatment of the radioactive liquids and solids to meet treatment milestones of the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Energy and the State of Idaho. One process under consideration for treating the radioactive liquids and solids, specifically Sodium-Bearing Waste (SBW) and tank heel solids, is fluid bed steam reforming (FBSR). To support both feasibility and development studies a bench-scale FBSR is being designed and constructed. This report presents the technical and functional requirements, experimental objectives, process flow sheets, and equipment specifications for the bench-scale FBSR.

Losinski, Sylvester John; Marshall, Douglas William

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Power 2010 Program Lessons Learned Report on the Combined Construction and Operating License/Design Certification Demonstration Projects  

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Nuclear Power 2010 Program Combined Construction and Operating License & Design Certification Demonstration Projects Lessons Learned Report August 30, 2012 Prepared by Longenecker and Associates DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not

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Marine biodiversity in the Caribbean UK overseas territories: Perceived threats and constraints to environmental management  

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Islands are often considered to be a priority for conservation, because of their relatively high levels of biodiversity and their vulnerability to a range of natural and anthropogenic threats. However, the capacity of islands to conserve and manage biodiversity may depend upon their governance structures. Many island states are affiliated to other countries through an ‘overseas territory’ status, which may provide them with access to resources and support mechanisms, but which may also influence the capacity for local-scale management of environmental issues. The United Kingdom has 12 island Overseas Territories (UKOTs), most of which support biodiversity of high conservation concern. This study investigates perceptions of current and future threats to marine ecosystems and constraints to environmental protection on the six Caribbean UKOTs, through semi-structured interviews with officials from UK and UKOT government departments and non-governmental organisations. Coastal development, pollution and over-fishing were perceived as threats of most concern for the next decade, but climate change was perceived as by far the greatest future threat to the islands' marine ecosystems. However, a series of common institutional limitations that currently constrain mitigation and conservation efforts were also identified, including insufficient personnel and financial support, a lack of long-term, sustainable projects for persistent environmental problems and inadequate environmental legislation. These findings highlight the need for regional cooperation and capacity-building throughout the Caribbean and a more concerted approach to an UKOT environmental management by the UK and UKOTs' governments.

J. Forster; I.R. Lake; A.R. Watkinson; J.A. Gill

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Year Project Team  

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An Engineer's Guide to the Structures of Baltimore Audience Students from the Krieger School of Arts City, interfaced through a course website, the team will integrate descriptions of structural behavior format. Technologies Used HTML/Web Design, MySQL Project Abstract Structural analysis is typically taught

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Year Project Team  

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information systems (GIS) tools to design maps that integrate data for visualizing geographic concepts School of Engineering Project Title GIS & Introductory Geography Audience Undergraduate students on how to use the Internet for geographic research, and an interactive introduction to GIS through online

Gray, Jeffrey J.

358

Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project (UMTRAP), Slick Rock, Colorado, Revision 1. Volume 2, Calculations, Final design for construction  

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Volume two contains calculations for: embankment design--slope stability analysis; embankment design--excavation stability; embankment design--settlement and cover cracking analysis; radon barrier design--statistical analysis of ra-226 concentrations for North Continent and Union Carbide sites; radon barrier design--RAECOM input data; radon barrier design--design thickness; and cover design--frost penetration depth.

NONE

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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biodiversity over the past two decades, but, except for a few flagship species, detailed  

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biodiversity over the past two decades, but, except for a few flagship species, detailed studies disturbance from increased navigation are also likely to negatively impact the riverine biodiversity. To alleviate these problems and conserve biodiversity, establishing nature reserves in biodiversity hotspots

Li, Zhanqing

360

Forest Research Annual Report and Accounts 2003200414 Biodiversity assessment in planted  

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Forest Research Annual Report and Accounts 2003­200414 Biodiversity assessment in planted forests Publication of the results of the Biodiversity Assessment programme: Biodiversity in Britain's planted forests programme that investigated 54 plots of one hectare in 16 forests to capture a picture of the biodiversity

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Biodiversity Regulation of Ecosystem Services Coordinating Lead Authors: Sandra Diaz, David Tilman, Joseph Fargione  

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.3.5 Biodiversity Effects on Human Disease Regulation 11.4 Biodiversity Effects on the Provision of Marine Ecosystem.4.1 Invasion Resistance 11.4.2 Direct and Indirect Interactions between Marine Species 11.4.3 BiodiversityChapter 11 Biodiversity Regulation of Ecosystem Services Coordinating Lead Authors: Sandra Di

Minnesota, University of

362

Measuring marine fish biodiversity: temporal changes in abundance, life history and demography  

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...and G. M. Mace Measuring marine fish biodiversity: temporal changes in abundance...B3H 4J1 Canada Patterns in marine fish biodiversity can be assessed by quantifying...marine fish recovery and biodiversity. marine conservation biology|biodiversity...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations into Environmental Impact Analysis under NEPA  

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Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act Incorporating Biodiversity Considerations Into Environmental Impact Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act CouncilonEnvironmental Quality Executive Officeof thePresident 722Jackson Place, NW Washington, DC 20503 January 1993 This report presents the results of consultations by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) concerning the consideration of biological diversity in analyses prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This report is intended to provide background on the emerging, complex subject of biodi- versity, outline some general concepts that underlie biological diversity analysis and man-

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OECD MCCI project long-term 2-D molten core concrete interaction test design report, Rev. 0. September 30, 2002.  

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The Melt Attack and Coolability Experiments (MACE) program at Argonne National Laboratory addressed the issue of the ability of water to cool and thermally stabilize a molten core-concrete interaction when the reactants are flooded from above. These tests provided data regarding the nature of corium interactions with concrete, the heat transfer rates from the melt to the overlying water pool, and the role of noncondensable gases in the mixing processes that contribute to melt quenching. As a follow-on program to MACE, The Melt Coolability and Concrete Interaction Experiments (MCCI) project is conducting reactor material experiments and associated analysis to achieve the following two technical objectives: (1) resolve the ex-vessel debris coolability issue through a program that focuses on providing both confirmatory evidence and test data for the coolability mechanisms identified in MACE integral effects tests, and (2) address remaining uncertainties related to long-term two-dimensional molten core-concrete interactions under both wet and dry cavity conditions. Achievement of these two objectives will demonstrate the efficacy of severe accident management guidelines for existing plants, and provide the technical basis for better containment designs for future plants. In terms of the first program objective, the Small-Scale Water Ingression and Crust Strength (SSWICS) test series has been initiated to provide fundamental information on the ability of water to ingress into cracks and fissures that form in the debris during quench, thereby augmenting the otherwise conduction-limited heat transfer process. A test plan for Melt Eruption Separate Effects Tests (MESET) has also been developed to provide information on the extent of crust growth and melt eruptions as a function of gas sparging rate under well-controlled experiment conditions. In terms of the second program objective, the project Management Board (MB) has approved startup activities required to carry out experiments to address remaining uncertainties related to long-term two-dimensional molten core-concrete interaction. In particular, for both wet and dry cavity conditions, there is uncertainty insofar as evaluating the lateral vs. axial power split during a core-concrete interaction due to a lack of experiment data. As a result, there are differences in the 2-D cavity erosion predicted by codes such as MELCOR, WECHSL, and COSACO. The first step towards generating this data is to produce a test plan for review by the Project Review Group (PRG). The purpose of this document is to provide this plan.

Farmer, M. T.; Kilsdonk, D. J.; Lomperski, S.; Aeschliman, R. W.; Basu, S. (Nuclear Engineering Division); (NRC)

2011-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 12, Survey Design and Implementation Cross-Cutting Protocols for Estimating Gross Savings: The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures  

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Chapter 12: Survey Design and Chapter 12: Survey Design and Implementation Cross-Cutting Protocols for Estimating Gross Savings Robert Baumgartner, Tetra Tech Subcontract Report NREL/SR-7A30-53827 April 2013 The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures 12 - 1 Chapter 12 - Table of Contents 1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 2 2 The Total Survey Error Framework ....................................................................................... 4 2.1 TSE Framework for Evaluating Survey and Data Quality .............................................. 4 2.2 Sampling Errors ............................................................................................................... 5

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The North American Carbon Program Multi-scale synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project Part 1: Overview and experimental design  

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Terrestrial biosphere models (TBMs) have become an integral tool for extrapolating local observations and understanding of land-atmosphere carbon exchange to larger regions. The North American Carbon Program (NACP) Multi-scale synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project (MsTMIP) is a formal model intercomparison and evaluation effort focused on improving the diagnosis and attribution of carbon exchange at regional and global scales. MsTMIP builds upon current and past synthesis activities, and has a unique framework designed to isolate, interpret, and inform understanding of how model structural differences impact estimates of carbon uptake and release. Here we provide an overview of the MsTMIP effort and describe how the MsTMIP experimental design enables the assessment and quantification of TBM structural uncertainty. Model structure refers to the types of processes considered (e.g. nutrient cycling, disturbance, lateral transport of carbon), and how these processes are represented (e.g. photosynthetic formulation, temperature sensitivity, respiration) in the models. By prescribing a common experimental protocol with standard spin-up procedures and driver data sets, we isolate any biases and variability in TBM estimates of regional and global carbon budgets resulting from differences in the models themselves (i.e. model structure) and model-specific parameter values. An initial intercomparison of model structural differences is represented using hierarchical cluster diagrams (a.k.a. dendrograms), which highlight similarities and differences in how models account for carbon cycle, vegetation, energy, and nitrogen cycle dynamics. We show that, despite the standardized protocol used to derive initial conditions, models show a high degree of variation for GPP, total living biomass, and total soil carbon, underscoring the influence of differences in model structure and parameterization on model estimates.

Huntzinger, D.N. [Northern Arizona University] [Northern Arizona University; Schwalm, C. [Northern Arizona University] [Northern Arizona University; Michalak, A.M [Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford] [Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford; Schaefer, K. [National Snow and Ice Data Center] [National Snow and Ice Data Center; King, A.W. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Wei, Y. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Jacobson, A. [National Snow and Ice Data Center] [National Snow and Ice Data Center; Liu, S. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Cook, R. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Post, W.M. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Berthier, G. [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE)] [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE); Hayes, D. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Huang, M. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)] [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL); Ito, A. [National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan] [National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan; Lei, H. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)] [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL); Lu, C. [International Center for Climate and Global Change Research and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sci.] [International Center for Climate and Global Change Research and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sci.; Mao, J. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Peng, C.H. [University of Quebec at Montreal, Institute of Environment Sciences] [University of Quebec at Montreal, Institute of Environment Sciences; Peng, S. [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE)] [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE); Poulter, B. [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE)] [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE); Riccuito, D. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Shi, X. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Tian, H. [International Center for Climate and Global Change Research and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sci.] [International Center for Climate and Global Change Research and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sci.; Wang, W. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Research Center, Moffett Field] [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Research Center, Moffett Field; Zeng, N. [University of Maryland] [University of Maryland; Zhao, F. [University of Maryland] [University of Maryland; Zhu, Q. [Laboratory for Ecological Forecasting and Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University] [Laboratory for Ecological Forecasting and Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University

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Integration of Biodiversity into National Forestry Planning: An Annotated  

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Integration of Biodiversity into National Forestry Planning: An Annotated Integration of Biodiversity into National Forestry Planning: An Annotated Bibliography of Web-Based Resources, Methods, Experiences, and Case Studies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Integration of Biodiversity into National Forestry Planning: An Annotated Bibliography of Web-Based Resources, Methods, Experiences, and Case Studies Agency/Company /Organization: Center for International Forestry Research Partner: United Nations Environment Programme, Global Environment Facility Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.unep.org/bpsp/forestry/forestry%20annotated%20bibliography/annotat References: Integration of Biodiversity into National Forestry Planning: An Annotated Bibliography of Web-Based Resources, Methods, Experiences, and Case Studies[1]

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European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity | Open Energy Information  

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European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity Agency/Company /Organization: European Commission Joint Research Centre Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Publications, Guide/manual Website: eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/library/maps/biodiversity_atlas/Documents/Bio UN Region: "Western & Eastern Europe" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

369

West Lothian Biodiversity Action Plan: Oil Shale Bings   

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This report establishes the importance of the West Lothian oil-shale bings at both a national (UK) and local (West Lothian) scale, for their contribution to local biodiversity, their historical importance, their education ...

Harvie, Barbra

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Marine biology: the role of accommodation in shaping marine biodiversity  

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A review of evidence from two kinds of studies conducted in the marine environment suggests a species relationship not previously ... may have contributed to historical rises of global biodiversity.

John C. Briggs

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

The Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Biodiversity  

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The main reasons put forward for biodiversity conservation and research typically fall into three...conserving life in the oceans is a moral and ethical responsibility, seeing the pleasure, wealth and welfare som...

Philippe Goulletquer; Philippe Gros; Gilles Boeuf…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A History of Marine Biodiversity Scientific Research in Costa Rica  

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Marine biodiversity scientific research in Costa Rica started in ... the seas worldwide. The first publications on marine organisms collected in Costa Rica were published ... sees the contributions of the first C...

Jorge Cortés

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica: Perspectives and Conclusions  

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According to the numbers presented in the different taxonomic chapters of the present book, the marine biodiversity of Costa Rica comprises a total of ... species, representing about 3.5% of all marine species re...

Ingo S. Wehrtmann; Jorge Cortés…

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

The biodiversity of macrofaunal organisms in marine sediments  

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Marine sediments cover most of the ocean bottom, ... size. Globally, only a small portion of marine habitats have been sampled for macrofauna, but ... global syntheses of patterns of individual taxa and biodiversity

Paul V.R. Snelgrove

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Coastal-marine discontinuities and synergisms: implications for biodiversity conservation  

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Coastal-marine biodiversity conservation must focus increasingly at the level ... multiscale, integrated dynamics of weather, ice, marine mammal feeding, and community structure. In ... systems depend upon the co...

G. Carleton Ray

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Marine Biodiversity: Why We Need It in Earth System Science  

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The term “biodiversity” is used to described the variety that is found in living organisms and their habitats. It is not a term that is easy to define or measure in scientific terms, and many scientists were l...

Katherine Richardson

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Prehistoric human impact on rainforest biodiversity in highland New Guinea  

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...findings for ecosystem conservation and sustainability...hummocks separated by pools of water, creating a sparse...government, conservation biologists and...Indo-Pacific Warm Pool and El Nino-southern...Biodiversity and conservation of the native flora...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Pesticide use and biodiversity conservation in the Amazonian agricultural frontier  

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...distribution, use and disposal of agrochemicals [41]. At local level, the enforcement...filled by technicians linked to the agrochemical industry (e.g. 80% of all available...landscapes: a review on landscape composition, biodiversity and natural pest control...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Electrical System Configuration Management and Design Change Control at the Savannah River Site, Waste Solidification Building Project, July 2011  

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

Independent Review of Independent Review of Electrical System Configuration Management and Design Change Control at the Savannah River Site, Waste Solidification Building Project July 2011 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ......................................................................................................................................1 2.0 Scope .........................................................................................................................................1 3.0 Background ...............................................................................................................................2

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Review of Electrical System Configuration Management and Design Change Control at the Savannah River Site, Waste Solidification Building Project, July 2011  

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Independent Review of Independent Review of Electrical System Configuration Management and Design Change Control at the Savannah River Site, Waste Solidification Building Project July 2011 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ......................................................................................................................................1 2.0 Scope .........................................................................................................................................1 3.0 Background ...............................................................................................................................2

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BP money will go to study dolphin, sharks, reefs, beaches A research council has awarded more than $9 million in BP money to 27 projects designed to  

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BP money will go to study dolphin, sharks, reefs, beaches TBO.com A research council has awarded more than $9 million in BP money to 27 projects designed to measure the Gulf oil disaster's impact on Florida's environment. The money will pay for studies of bottle-nosed dolphin, coral reefs, sharks, water

Belogay, Eugene A.

382

Project 1640 Palomar Procedures  

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Project 1640 Palomar Procedures Version 0.1 7/7/08 2:11:08 PM #12;2 Project 1640 Design and Operations Table of Contents Project 1640..................................................................................................................... 1 Palomar Procedures

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Power Projects  

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Power Projects Power Projects Contact SN Customers Environmental Review-NEPA Operations & Maintenance Planning & Projects Power Marketing Rates You are here: SN Home page > About SNR Power Projects Central Valley: In California's Central Valley, 18 dams create reservoirs that can store 13 million acre-feet of water. The project's 615 miles of canals irrigate an area 400 miles long and 45 miles wide--almost one third of California. Powerplants at the dams have an installed capacity of 2,099 megawatts and provide enough energy for 650,000 people. Transmission lines total about 865 circuit-miles. Washoe: This project in west-central Nevada and east-central California was designed to improve the regulation of runoff from the Truckee and Carson river systems and to provide supplemental irrigation water and drainage, as well as water for municipal, industrial and fishery use. The project's Stampede Powerplant has a maximum capacity of 4 MW.

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Colorado Natural Heritage Program 2003 Project Abstracts  

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Colorado Natural Heritage Program 2003 Project Abstracts #12;Cover photo: A CNHP researcher collects freshwater specimens (Pisidium spp.) at Long Slough Reservoir on the Grand Mesa of Colorado's West of Colorado's biodiversity, what efforts are underway to maintain it, and why more biological information

385

SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Exxon Research and Engineering. System design final report, Volume 1. Design description seawater feed (System A)  

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The design of a solar powered water desalination system is presented. Design data including insolation and climate of the Yanbu, Saudi Arabia site are included. Two solar desalination designs were developed including: (1) a conceptual baseline plant powered by a solar central receiver-heliostat field, and (2) a pilot plant that demonstrates and evaluates the design features of the baseline plant. The desalination process involves a hybrid reverse osmosis/multiple effect distillation process. The performance and economics of the design plants are analyzed. (BCS)

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1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant biodiversity and ethnobotany inside the projected impact area of the Upper Seti Hydropower Project,  

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prove very useful for sustainable, integrated resource management (Saxena et al. 2001). Conservation of forest ecosystems in Nepal is increasingly challenged by the rising demand for energy, prompting and that most were used as medicine, food, or timber. We propose specific species for sustainable use programs

Asselin, Hugo

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Independent Verification and Validation Of SAPHIRE 8 Software Design and Interface Design Project Number: N6423 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission  

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The purpose of the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) role in the evaluation of the SAPHIRE software design and interface design is to assess the activities that results in the development, documentation, and review of a software design that meets the requirements defined in the software requirements documentation. The IV&V team began this endeavor after the software engineering and software development of SAPHIRE had already been in production. IV&V reviewed the requirements specified in the NRC Form 189s to verify these requirements were included in SAPHIRE’s Software Verification and Validation Plan (SVVP) design specification.

Kent Norris

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Verification and Validation Of SAPHIRE 8 Software Design and Interface Design Project Number: N6423 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission  

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The purpose of the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) role in the evaluation of the SAPHIRE software design and interface design is to assess the activities that results in the development, documentation, and review of a software design that meets the requirements defined in the software requirements documentation. The IV&V team began this endeavor after the software engineering and software development of SAPHIRE had already been in production. IV&V reviewed the requirements specified in the NRC Form 189s to verify these requirements were included in SAPHIRE’s Software Verification and Validation Plan (SVVP) design specification.

Kent Norris

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Conceptual design assessment for the co-firing of bio-refinery supplied lignin project. Quarterly report, June 23--July 1, 2000  

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The Conceptual Design Assessment for the Co-Firing of Bio-Refinery Supplied Lignin Project was successfully kicked off on July 23, 2000 during a meeting at the TVA-PPI facility in Muscle Shoals, AL. An initial timeline for the study was distributed, issues of concern were identified and a priority actions list was developed. Next steps include meeting with NETL to discuss de-watering and lignin fuel testing, the development of the mass balance model and ethanol facility design criteria, providing TVA-Colbert with preliminary lignin fuel analysis and the procurement of representative feed materials for the pilot and bench scale testing of the hydrolysis process.

Berglund, T.; Ranney, J.T.; Babb, C.L.

2000-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Resilience for Sustainable Development of the Sundarbans through Estuary Management, Poverty Reduction, and Biodiversity Conservation: A Non-Lending  

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, Poverty Reduction, and Biodiversity Conservation: A Non-Lending Technical Assistance Appendix D. Effective Adaptation, Biodiversity Conservation, and Sustainable Socioeconomic Development of the Sundarbans Region

Webster, Peter J.

391

Regional Forum on Rural Development, Climate Change, Biodiversity and  

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Rural Development, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Rural Development, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Desertification Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Event:Regional Forum on Rural Development, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Desertification: on 2011/05/05 "This Ministerial-level forum is organized by the Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD), Central American Agricultural Council (CAC) and Council of Health Ministers of Central America (COMISCA). Under the theme "Contributing to the Region's Security and Governability Faced with Climate Change," the Forum will examine progress and identify priority actions and mechanisms for inter-institutional coordination and social participation at the national and regional levels on climate change adaptation and mitigation in the

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Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Policy-Biodiversity and Conservation  

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Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Policy-Biodiversity of C- ENSP-Biodiversity and Conservation majors · Completion of MATH 140, 130 or 220 with a minimum

Shapiro, Benjamin

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Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Policy-Biodiversity and  

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Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Policy-Biodiversity/232 (or CHEM 146/177and CHEM 237) with a minimum grade of C- ENSP-Biodiversity and Conservation majors

Shapiro, Benjamin

394

Additive partitioning of reef fish diversity variation: a promising marine biodiversity management tool  

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Additive partitioning allows a better understanding of the local and regional processes that generate biodiversity (Gering et al. 2003). When coupled with models that partition biodiversity variation and identify...

Fabián A. Rodríguez-Zaragoza; Amílcar L. Cupul-Magaña…

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Prospecting for Marine Biodiversity: A Case Study in Montego Bay, Jamaica  

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Marine ecosystems are among the most diverse systems...et al. 1998). Marine biodiversity is potentially a significant sustainable use of marine products, and valuing this biodiversity is of substantial research i...

Jack Ruitenbeek; Cynthia Cartier

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

The center of the center of marine shore fish biodiversity: the Philippine Islands  

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Multiple datasets show global maxima of marine biodiversity in the Indo–Malay–Philippines archipelago (IMPA ... a finer scale and identifies a peak of marine biodiversity in the central Philippine Islands and a ....

Kent E. Carpenter; Victor G. Springer

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Environmental Conservation/Studies "focus area" (with potential courses listed) Biodiversity Conservation  

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Conservation ANTHRO 317 Primate Behavior BIOLOGY 108 Biodiversity BIOLOGY 297B Marine Vertebrates BIOLOGY 426Environmental Conservation/Studies "focus area" (with potential courses listed) Biodiversity in Coastal and Marine Sciences: http://www.fivecolleges.edu/sites/marine/certificate/ #12;

Schweik, Charles M.

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Higher Taxa in Biodiversity Studies: Patterns from Eastern Pacific Marine Molluscs  

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...research-article Higher Taxa in Biodiversity Studies: Patterns from Eastern Pacific Marine Molluscs K. Roy D. Jablonski...proxy for species-level biodiversity patterns. Here this premise...large database of benthic marine molluscs from the eastern...

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Biodiversity links above and below the marine sediment–water interface that may influence community stability  

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Linkages across the sediment–water interface (SWI) between biodiversity and community stability appear to exist but are very poorly studied. Processes by which changes in biodiversity could affect stability on...

M.C. Austen; P.J.D. Lambshead; P.A. Hutchings; G. Boucher…

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

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

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

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

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401

Sustainable pest regulation in agricultural landscapes: a review on landscape composition, biodiversity and natural pest control  

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...landscapes: a review on landscape composition, biodiversity and natural...simplification of landscape composition and the decline of biodiversity...in combination with high agrochemical input in crop fields, are...are uncertain. Landscape composition affects the diversity and...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

CSCI 4168 Project Proposal Objectives: To form a development team, develop a game concept and plan its design  

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of project team members. You should build some (not all) of the models in SketchUp, or another program are getting things done 3D modeling in Google SketchUp, etc In-Class Presentation Programming o GUI

Brooks, Stephen

403

SOLERAS - Saudi University Solar Cooling Laboratories Project: King Faisal University. Design analysis study. Volume 1. Design review report, data acquisition plan and experimental plan  

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Four preliminary passive solar dwelling design concepts were developed based upon previously established climatic design criteria and an identification of applicable passive cooling strategies was made. These were quantitatively compared for their thermal performance based upon a computer program. The selected concept was optimized and preliminary construction drawings and details were submitted for review by SOLERAS. This report deals with the further refinement and development of the design concept and improvements of the performance of the selected passive elements. The final design has been detailed for actual construction and monitoring at the King Faisal University Dammam Campus. In addition this report addresses the comparative evaluation of the previous design concepts utilizing more rigorous computer simulation methods.

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404

Design  

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Design Design of a Multithreaded Barnes-Hut Algorithm for Multicore Clusters Technical Report Junchao Zhang and Babak Behzad Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign {jczhang, bbehza2}@illinois.edu Marc Snir Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory snir@anl.gov Abstract We describe in this paper an implementation of the Barnes-Hut al- gorithm on multicore clusters. Based on a partitioned global ad- dress space (PGAS) library, the design integrates intranode mul- tithreading and internode one-sided communication, exemplifying a PGAS + X programming style. Within a node, the computation is decomposed into tasks (subtasks), and multitasking is used to hide network latency. We study the tradeoffs between locality in private caches and locality in shared caches

405

Site characterization plan: Conceptual design report: Volume 4, Appendices F-O: Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project  

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The site for the prospective repository is located at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada, and the waste emplacement area will be constructed in the underlying volcanic tuffs. The target horizon for waste emplacement is a sloping bed of densely welded tuff more than 650 ft below the surface and typically more than 600 ft above the water table. The conceptual design described in this report is unique among repository designs in that it uses ramps in addition to shafts to gain access to the underground facility, the emplacement horizon is located above the water table, and it is possible that 300- to 400-ft-long horizontal waste emplacement boreholes will be used. This report summarizes the design bases, design and performance criteria, and the design analyses performed. The current status of meeting the preclosure performance objectives for licensing and of resolving the repository design and preclosure issues is presented. The repository design presented in this report will be expanded and refined during the advanced conceptual design, the license application design, and the final procurement and construction design phases. Volume 4 contains Appendices F to O.

MacDougall, H R; Scully, L W; Tillerson, J R [comps.] [comps.

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Site characterization plan: Conceptual design report, Volume 2: Chapters 4-9: Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project  

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This document presents a description of a prospective geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste to support the development of the Site Characterization Plan for the Yucca Mountain site. The target horizon for waste emplacement is a sloping bed of densely welded tuff more than 650 ft below the surface and typically more than 600 ft above the water table. The conceptual design described in this report is unique among repository designs in that it uses ramps in addition to shafts to gain access to the underground facility, the emplacement horizon is located above the water table, and it is possible that 300- to 400-ft-long horizontal waste emplacement boreholes will be used. This report summarizes the design bases (site and properties of the waste package), design and performance criteria, and the design analyses performed. The current status of meeting the preclosure performance objectives for licensing and of resolving the repository design and preclosure issues is presented. The repository design presented in this report will be expanded and refined during the advanced conceptual design, the license application design, and the final procurement and construction design phases. 147 refs., 145 figs., 83 tabs.

MacDougall, H.R.; Scully, L.W.; Tillerson, J.R. (comps.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Site characterization plan: Conceptual design report: Volume 5, Appendices P-R: Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project  

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The site for the prospective respository is located at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada, and the waste emplacement area will be constructed in the underlying volcanic tuffs. The target horizon for waste emplacement is a sloping bed of densely welded tuff more than 650 ft below the surface and typically more than 600 ft above the water table. The conceptual design described in this report is unique among repository designs in that it uses ramps in addition to shafts to gain access to the underground facility, the emplacement horizon is located above the water table, and it is possible that 300- to 400-ft-long horizontal waste emplacement boreholes will be used. This report summarizes the design bases, design and performance criteria, and the design analyses performed. The current status of meeting the preclosure performance objectives for licensing and of resolving the repository design and preclosure issues is presented. The repository design presented in this report will be expanded and refined during the advanced conceptual design, the license application design, and the final procurement and construction design phases. Volume 5 contains appendices P through R.

MacDougall, H.R.; Scully, L.W.; Tillerson, J.R. (comps.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Ecological ranking of Phanerozoic biodiversity crises: ecological and taxonomic severities are decoupled  

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Ecological ranking of Phanerozoic biodiversity crises: ecological and taxonomic severities extensive analyses of the taxonomic severity of major biodiversity crises in geologic time. In contrast, we propose here an alternative analysis of the ecological severity of biodiversity crises. It is clear

Lyubomirsky, Ilya

409

Hydrology as a driver of biodiversity: Controls on carrying capacity, niche formation, and dispersal  

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Hydrology as a driver of biodiversity: Controls on carrying capacity, niche formation online 3 March 2012 Keywords: Hydrology Biodiversity Dispersal Carrying capacity Niches Climate change and dynamics to biodiversity patterns. The focus of this paper is the key hydrologic controls crucial towards

Konar, Megan

410

The role of forest stand structure as biodiversity indicator Tian Gao a,b,  

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The role of forest stand structure as biodiversity indicator Tian Gao a,b, , Marcus Hedblom b,1 in revised form 30 June 2014 Accepted 2 July 2014 Keywords: Biodiversity indicator Biotope mapping model Soil conditions Nature conservation Sustainable forest management a b s t r a c t Biodiversity conservation

411

National Inventory of Woodland and Trees Analysis of Management and Biodiversity Data  

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National Inventory of Woodland and Trees 1995-1999 Analysis of Management and Biodiversity Data.surveys@forestry.gsi.gov.uk Justin Gilbert #12;iii Executive Summary This publication covers the management and biodiversity data of modern multi- objective forestry policy. For example the data includes aspects of ecology, biodiversity

412

ESTIMATING BIODIVERSITY OF DRY FORESTS AND CORAL REEFS WITH HYPERPECTRAL DATA  

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ESTIMATING BIODIVERSITY OF DRY FORESTS AND CORAL REEFS WITH HYPERPECTRAL DATA: A NASA EPSCOR effective biodiversity assessment methodologies for a gradient of Neotropical habitats from coastal marine is to develop remote-sensing derived surrogates of biodiversity that are applicable across different ecosystems

Gilbes, Fernando

413

Biotype 24 Page 1 The Biodiversity & Conservation Newsletter of Woodland Ecology  

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Biotype 24 Page 1 The Biodiversity & Conservation Newsletter of Woodland Ecology Branch Number 24 important to set clear management objectives. Low stock grazing is generally good for biodiversity but heavy over winter. Hence conservation of this UK Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Species requires a form

414

Assessment of Climate Change Effect to Regional and Global Biodiversity: a MetaAnalysis  

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Assessment of Climate Change Effect to Regional and Global Biodiversity: a Meta­Analysis Talk given on biodiversity main- tenance in regional ecosystems. Based on works by Hans van Houwelingen and colleagues, we. The effect of this change on biodiversity has been widely discussed where peer-review publications have

Breuer, Florian

415

Diversity, Entropy and Thermodynamics http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/biodiversity/  

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Diversity, Entropy and Thermodynamics John Baez http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/biodiversity/ July 5, 2012 The Mathematics of Biodiversity CRM #12;The Shannon entropy S(p) = - n i=1 pi ln(pi) appears in thermodynamics and information theory, but it can also be used to measure biodiversity. Is this a coincidence

Baez, John

416

Carbon sequestration and biodiversity of re-growing miombo woodlands in Mozambique  

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Carbon sequestration and biodiversity of re-growing miombo woodlands in Mozambique M. Williams a in tropical woodlands is being used to sequester carbon (C), alleviate poverty and protect biodiversity, among and soil C stocks and biodiversity on an area of miombo woodland in Mozambique, and how C stocks

417

Predation on infected host promotes evolutionary branching of virulence and pathogens' biodiversity  

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Predation on infected host promotes evolutionary branching of virulence and pathogens' biodiversity G H L I G H T S c We investigate the role of predators in biodiversity of the pathogens of prey. c investigate the possible role of predators in promoting biodiversity and disruptive evolution (evolutionary

418

Biodiversity, Entropy and Thermodynamics http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/bio info/  

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Biodiversity, Entropy and Thermodynamics John Baez http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/bio info/ October(pi ) is fundamental to thermodynamics and information theory. But it's also used to measure biodiversity, where pi. In biodiversity studies, the entropy of an ecosystem is the expected amount of information we gain about

Baez, John

419

The Role of Biodiversity for the Functioning of Rocky Reef Communities  

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Chapter 26 The Role of Biodiversity for the Functioning of Rocky Reef Communities Lars Gamfeldt and provide suggestions for future research into the functional roles of marine biodiversity in temperate 31 #12;362 L. Gamfeldt and M.E.S. Bracken 26.2 How and Why Biodiversity Can Be Linked to Ecosystem

Brody, James P.

420

Biocomplexity and conservation of biodiversity hotspots: three case studies from the Americas  

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Biocomplexity and conservation of biodiversity hotspots: three case studies from the Americas J-0920, USA 2 Omora Botanical Park, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Magallanes, Puerto and human systems' represents a resource for the future conservation of biodiversity hotspots in three

Monticino, Michael

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Funding Opportunity: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Sponsor: National Science Foundation  

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Funding Opportunity: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Sponsor: National, is a rich resource providing the baseline from which to further biodiversity research and provide critical. The name of the program is modified from Biological to Biodiversity to indicate more clearly the joint

Suzuki, Masatsugu

422

PERSPECTIVE Resolving the biodiversity paradox James S. Clark,1,2,3  

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IDEA AND PERSPECTIVE Resolving the biodiversity paradox James S. Clark,1,2,3 * Mike Dietze,1 The paradox of biodiversity involves three elements, (i) mathematical models predict that species must differ-dimensional tradeoffs nor neutrality can resolve the biodiversity paradox, in part by showing that they do not properly

Agarwal, Pankaj K.

423

Report to Estates and Buildings, University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Baseline Review of the King's  

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Report to Estates and Buildings, University of Edinburgh Biodiversity Baseline Review of the KingSciences, University of Edinburgh April 2009 #12;Harvie April 2009 KB Biodiversity Audit 2 Acknowledgements John Turpin 2009 KB Biodiversity Audit 3 Summary Rationale The information in this report is the first stage

424

2006 Nature Publishing Group Global tests of biodiversity concordance and the  

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, and the delineation of Conservation International's hotspots19 and high biodiversity wilderness areas20 . Because© 2006 Nature Publishing Group Global tests of biodiversity concordance and the importance , Meghan W. McKnight4 & Herman H. Shugart1 Understanding patterns of biodiversity distribution is essential

Vermont, University of

425

Cost-effective conservation: calculating biodiversity and logging trade-offs in Southeast Asia  

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LETTER Cost-effective conservation: calculating biodiversity and logging trade-offs in Southeast and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA Keywords Biodiversity conservation; birds-off between economic interests and biodiversity conservation. Here, we provide an empirical examination

Vermont, University of

426

Assessing biodiversity conservation conflict on military installations Grace D. Lee Jenni a,  

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Assessing biodiversity conservation conflict on military installations Grace D. Lee Jenni a, , M for biodiversity conservation given the US mili- tary alone manages over 12 million ha of land providing habitat can be addressed by both acknowledging biodiversity conservation conflict exists and allowing dissent

Peterson, M. Nils

427

Population viability, ecological processes and biodiversity: Valuing sites for reserve selection  

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. Representation of biodiversity is necessary in reserve planning, but will ultimately fail for conservation unlessPopulation viability, ecological processes and biodiversity: Valuing sites for reserve selection of Washington, Box 351800, Seattle, WA, 98195-1800, United States b Center for Biodiversity Research, Department

428

The center of the center of marine shore fish biodiversity: the Philippine Islands Kent E. Carpentera  

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The center of the center of marine shore fish biodiversity: the Philippine Islands Kent E integration, conservation Synopsis Multiple datasets show global maxima of marine biodiversity in the Indo scale and identifies a peak of marine biodiversity in the central Philippine Islands and a secondary

Hynes, Wayne L.

429

Higher taxa in biodiversity studies : patterns from eastern Pacific marine molluscs  

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Higher taxa in biodiversity studies : patterns from eastern Pacific marine molluscs Department that the need to quantify marine molluscs. In particular, the latitudinal diversity global biodiversity patterns for species-level biodiversity patterns. Here this premise is evaluated by using a large database of benthic

Roy, Kaustuv

430

CoML Review An Overview of Marine Biodiversity in United States  

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CoML Review An Overview of Marine Biodiversity in United States Waters Daphne Fautin1 *, Penelope Research, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America Marine biodiversity of the United States (U. Threats to marine biodiversity in the U.S. are the same as those for most of the world: overexploitation

Fautin, Daphne

431

Measuring marine fish biodiversity: temporal changes in abundance, life history and  

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Measuring marine fish biodiversity: temporal changes in abundance, life history and demography, B3H 4J1 Canada Patterns in marine fish biodiversity can be assessed by quantifying temporal, will be insufficient to effect a recovery of marine fish biodiversity, and that great care must be exercised when

Baum, Julia K.

432

Marine Biodiversity: The Benthos 36 The number of species on earth is uncertain.  

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Marine Biodiversity: The Benthos 36 The number of species on earth is uncertain. A compendium. Marine Biodiversity: The Benthos Daphne Gail Fautin Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary International Vol. 51 37 Fautin Uncertainty about the magnitude of marine biodiversity is likely to be greater

Fautin, Daphne

433

Project Title  

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Large Volume Injection of CO Large Volume Injection of CO 2 to Assess Commercial Scale Geological Sequestration in Saline Formations in the Big Sky Region Project Number: DE-FC26-05NT42587 Dr. Lee Spangler Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnership Montana State University U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting Developing the Technologies and Building the Infrastructure for CO 2 Storage August 21-23, 2012 2 Presentation Outline * Goals and Objectives * Project overview * Kevin Dome characteristics * Project design philosophy * Infrastructure * Modeling * Monitoring * Project Opportunities 3 Benefit to the Program Program goals being addressed. * Develop technologies that will support industries' ability to predict CO

434

U.N. Biodiversity Summit Yields Welcome and Unexpected Progress  

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...10.1126/science.330.6005.742 Dennis Normile Snake oil. Brazilian pit viper venom was used to develop a blockbuster...the last week of a biodiversity summit here. Instead, at a marathon closing plenary session, the parties agreed to an ambitious...

Dennis Normile

2010-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

435

Conserving biodiversity is not about preserving the past but  

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Conserving biodiversity is not about preserving the past but about ensuring the future, which means conservation sci- entists, but increasingly our own food supplies are at risk. Whether powered by communism forward conservation research made recently in Cambridge with the founding of three new chairs. He is also

436

Climate change and tropical biodiversity: a new focus  

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Climate change and tropical biodiversity: a new focus Jedediah Brodie1 , Eric Post2 and William F, Australia Considerable efforts are focused on the consequences of climate change for tropical rainforests climatic changes and human land use) remain understudied. Key concerns are that aridification could

Wisenden, Brian D.

437

Toward Meaningful End Points of Biodiversity in Life Cycle Assessment  

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Here, we review the use of indicators and approaches to model biodiversity loss in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), a methodology used to evaluate the cradle-to-grave environmental impacts of products. ... patch diversity, richness, composition, number of ecosystems, relative or absolute area, area of seminatural vegetation in agriculture, emergent patterns in species distribution (richness, endemism) ...

Michael Curran; Laura de Baan; An M. De Schryver; Rosalie van Zelm; Stefanie Hellweg; Thomas Koellner; Guido Sonnemann; Mark A. J. Huijbregts

2010-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

438

Targeting global conservation funding to limit immediate biodiversity declines  

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...Appendix). We also tested three possible cost measures and, finally, country...H ( 2010 ) Financial Sustainability of Protected...is a highly important pillar of EU biodiversity strategies...the Gaussian model. Three countries (Iraq, Djibouti...H (2010) Financial Sustainability of Protected Areas in...

Anthony Waldron; Arne O. Mooers; Daniel C. Miller; Nate Nibbelink; David Redding; Tyler S. Kuhn; J. Timmons Roberts; John L. Gittleman

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

In the light of evolution II: Biodiversity and extinction  

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...mass extinction the energy needed to construct...total supply of energy became concentrated...fossil fuels as an energy source may translate...spawn effective conservation policies and actions...students and the public a sense of wonder...tailor biodiversity messages to each target audience...

John C. Avise; Stephen P. Hubbell; Francisco J. Ayala

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Biodiversity research sets sail: showcasing the diversity of marine life  

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...and innovative conservation action. The paradox...continues to expand its energy use (fisheries...private benefits and public costs of degrading...private profits and public costs, problems...if it remains in communication with the land...valuation for the conservation of marine biodiversity...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Rapid evolutionary dynamics and disease threats to biodiversity  

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Rapid evolutionary dynamics and disease threats to biodiversity Sonia Altizer1 , Drew Harvell2 should enable hosts to respond better to future disease threats. Infectious diseases are recognized populations, or have been implicated as threats to already declining species [4­6]. Although infectious

442

Assessing wave energy effects on biodiversity: the Wave Hub experience  

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...effects of wave energy on biodiversity...accelerate the implementation of wave energy, within a coherent...in the form of wind, wave and tidal...Rajapandian2007A review of wind energy technologiesRenew...emergence and the challenges it facesRefocus...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Evolution, biodiversity, taxonomy Polymorphism of eps loci involved in exopolysaccharide  

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Evolution, biodiversity, taxonomy Polymorphism of eps loci involved in exopolysaccharide synthesis ORFs and five copies of three insertion sequences (IS) types belonging to the eps locus and ORFs sequences from Lactococcus lactis. Further- more, sequence comparison of eps loci of three S

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

444

Food webs: reconciling the structure and function of biodiversity  

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are experiencing two interrelated global ecological crises. One is in biodiversity, with unprecedented rates altered by extinction and invasion. The second crisis concerns the regulation of ecological processes and the ecosystem services they pro- vide. Processes such as primary production and nutrient cycling have been

Hall Jr., Robert O.

445

Closing yield gaps: perils and possibilities for biodiversity conservation  

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...avian biodiversity in the dry Chaco of Argentina: a tale of two gradients. Agric. Ecosyst...agricultural frontier of the Gran Chaco of Argentina. Conserv. Biol. 26, 1040-1051...the global efforts on certification of bioenergy towards an integrated approach based...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Evaluating biodiversity in fragmented landscapes: applications of landscape ecology tools  

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1 Evaluating biodiversity in fragmented landscapes: applications of landscape ecology tools Kevin landscapes: applications of landscape ecology tools" will soon be published. It will expand on the basic information on Forest Research's work on landscape ecology contact: Kevin Watts Alice Holt Tel: 01420 526200 E

447

An Overview of Marine Biodiversity in United States Waters  

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scattered in space and time. The best-known taxa are those of commercial importance. Body size is directly correlated with knowledge of a species, and knowledge also diminishes with distance from shore and depth. Measures of biodiversity other than species...

Fautin, Daphne G.; Dalton, Penelope; Incze, Lewis S.; Leong, Jo-Ann C.; Pautzke, Clarence; Rosenberg, Andrew; Sandifer, Paul A.; Sedberry, George R.; Tunnell, John W. Jr.; Abbott, Isabella; Brainard, Russell E.; Broduer, Melissa; Eldredge, Lucius G.; Feldman, Michael; Moretzsohn, Fabio; Vroom, Peter S.; Wainstein, Michelle; Wolf, Nicholas

2010-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

448

Japan Prize Commemorative Lecture: biodiversity, conservation and sustainability  

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22 September 2004 research-article Japan Prize Commemorative Lecture: biodiversity...lecture was given on 21 April 2004, in Tokyo, Japan, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Japan Prize. John Lawton was awarded the 2004 Japan...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Green IS for GHG emission reporting on product-level? an action design research project in the meat industry  

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Greenhouse gas emission reporting gained importance in the last years, due to societal and governmental pressure. However, this task is highly complex, especially in interdependent batch production processes and for reporting on the product-level. Green ... Keywords: GHG emissions, Green IS, PCF, action design research, design science, meat industry, product carbon footprint

Hendrik Hilpert; Christoph Beckers; Lutz M. Kolbe; Matthias Schumann

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

SOLERAS - Solar Controlled Environment Agriculture Project. Final report, Volume 4. Saudi Engineering Solar Energy Applications System Design Study  

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Literature summarizing a study on the Saudi Arabian solar controlled environment agriculture system is presented. Specifications and performance requirements for the system components are revealed. Detailed performance and cost analyses are used to determine the optimum design. A preliminary design of an engineering field test is included. Some weather data are provided for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (BCS)

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451

PHYSICAL REVIEW E 83, 011917 (2011) Pattern formation, synchronization, and outbreak of biodiversity in cyclically competing games  

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of biodiversity in cyclically competing games Wen-Xu Wang,1 Xuan Ni,2 Ying-Cheng Lai,1,2,3 and Celso Grebogi3 1 on biodiversity. Addressing the role of migration in biodiversity microscopically is fundamental but remains mutations, leading to an outbreak of biodiversity. A surprising phenomenon is that target waves in different

Lai, Ying-Cheng

452

Site characterization plan: Conceptual design report, Volume 3: Appendices A-E: Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project  

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This document presents a description of a prospective geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste to support the development of the Site Characterization Plan for the Yucca Mountain site. The site for the prospective repository is located at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada, and the waste emplacement area will be constructed in the underlying volcanic tuffs. The target horizon for waste emplacement is a sloping bed of densely welded tuff more than 650 ft below the surface and typically more than 600 ft above the water table. The conceptual design described in this report is unique among repository designs in that it uses ramps in addition to shafts to gain access to the underground facility, the emplacement horizon is located above the water table, and it is possible that 300- to 400-ft-long horizontal waste emplacement boreholes will be used. This report summarizes the design bases, design and performance criteria, and the design analyses performed. The current status of meeting the preclosure performance objectives for licensing and of resolving the repository design and preclosure issues is presented. Volume 3 contains Appendices A through E.

MacDougall, H.R.; Scully, L.W.; Tillerson, J.R. (comps.)

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Project Year Project Title  

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the cost of the project to labor only. The efficacy of the examples will be assessed through their useProject Year 2012-2013 Project Title Sight-Reading at the Piano Project Team Ken Johansen, Peabody) Faculty Statement The goal of this project is to create a bank of practice exercises that student pianists

Gray, Jeffrey J.

454

Project Year Project Team  

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-year section of the summer project will cost $1344.) This project will be measured by the CER surveys conductedProject Year 2005 Project Team Sean Greenberg, Faculty, Philosophy Department, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences; Kevin Clark, Student, Philosophy Department, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Project

Gray, Jeffrey J.

455

SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Exxon Research and Engineering. System design final report, Volume 2. Appendices baseline plant design details seawater feed (System A)  

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The details of the design of a conceptual baseline solar desalination plant are provided. Yanbu, Saudi Arabia is the site for the plant. Details are defined for several of the plant subsystems including: energy storage, energy delivery, reverse osmosis/multiple effect distillation, water storage, waste disposal, backup power generation, controls and instrumentation, data acquisition, and facilities and enclosures subsystems. The plant equipment is listed and process flow diagrams are included. Cost estimates and economic analyses of the plant are documented. (BCS)

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456

CS348 Project 1 Oracle Project  

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CS348 Project 1 Oracle Project Due Date: 2/12/2009 You are going to use Oracle to design a simple; if nothing else, mark each query with its number. Turnin You may turn in the project for grading using the procedure described below. Run the following shell command (see 'man turnin' for details): turnin -c cs348

Elmagarmid, Ahmed K.

457

SOLERAS - Solar Controlled Environment Agriculture Project. Final report, Volume 7. Science Applications, Incorporated field test facility preliminary design  

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This report contains the preliminary design of an SCEAS Engineering Test Facility (ETF). The ETF is a 3600 m/sup 2/ fluid roof greenhouse with an inflated plastic film roof to maintain a clean environment for the fluid roof and to protect the inner glazing from hail and other small missiles. The objective of the design was the faithful scaling of the commercial facility to ensure that the ETF results could be extrapolated to a commercial facility of any size. Therefore, all major features, including the photovoltaic power system, an integral water desalination system and even the basic structural module have been retained. The design is described in substantial detail in the body of this report, with appendices giving the drawings and specifications.

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Computer system design description for SY-101 hydrogen mitigation test project data acquisition and control system (DACS-1)  

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Description of the Proposed Activity/REPORTABLE OCCURRENCE or PIAB: This ECN changes the computer systems design description support document describing the computers system used to control, monitor and archive the processes and outputs associated with the Hydrogen Mitigation Test Pump installed in SY-101. There is no new activity or procedure associated with the updating of this reference document. The updating of this computer system design description maintains an agreed upon documentation program initiated within the test program and carried into operations at time of turnover to maintain configuration control as outlined by design authority practicing guidelines. There are no new credible failure modes associated with the updating of information in a support description document. The failure analysis of each change was reviewed at the time of implementation of the Systems Change Request for all the processes changed. This document simply provides a history of implementation and current system status.

Ermi, A.M.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

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Project Year 2002 Project Team Faculty: Louise Pasternack, Chemistry Department, Krieger School, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Project Title Introductory Chemistry Lab Demonstrations Audience an interactive virtual lab manual that will facilitate understanding of the procedures and techniques required

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Title  

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Model Complexity in Geological Carbon Model Complexity in Geological Carbon Sequestration: A Design of Experiment (DoE) & Response Surface (RS) Uncertainty Analysis Project Number: DE-FE-0009238 Mingkan Zhang 1 , Ye Zhang 1 , Peter Lichtner 2 1. Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 2. OFM Research, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting Developing the Technologies and Infrastructure for CCS August 20-22, 2013 2 Presentation Outline * Project major goals and benefits; * Detailed project objectives & success criteria; * Accomplishments to date; * Summary of results; * Appendix (organization chart; Gantt chart; additional results). Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming

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(Karl) Zhang, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering; Cheryl Kim Audio, Digital Video Project Abstract The goal of this project is to develop online modular units

Gray, Jeffrey J.

462

Line Projects  

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(PDCI) Upgrade Project Whistling Ridge Energy Project Line Rebuild, Relocation and Substation Projects Wind Projects Line Projects BPA identifies critical infrastructure and...

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Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes  

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Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes Armando Mireles 1 , Karel Jacobs 2 , Susan Kirt Alterio 2 1 Undergraduate Student, 2 Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL 60628 Our hypothesis is that arthropod species diversity and similarity indices for the CSU prairie will be less than the established GM prairie and greater than the CSU turfgrass landscape. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Research supported by a CSU CTRE grant and student stipend from the LSAMPS program. Summer 2012 research was supported by DOE Visiting Faculty Program at Argonne National Laboratory, and Prairie Biotic, Inc. Thank you to CSU Geography Prof. Jason Biller for creating GIS maps and Dr. Andrew Maselli for aiding microscopic procedures.!

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Darwin Core: An Evolving Community-Developed Biodiversity Data Standard  

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, United States of America, 2University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America, 3California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, United States of America, 4Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, Denmark, 5Centro... that do not repeat, as simple text files or XML. There is also an XML Guide with reference XML schemas for highly structured data and a Text Guide explaining the construction of Darwin Core Archives (a combination of CSV files and a simple XML document...

Wieczorek, John; Bloom, David; Gualnick, Robert; Blum, Stan; Dö ring, Markus; Giovanni, Renato; Robertson, Tim; Vieglais, David A.

2012-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of ecosystem biodiversity by acoustic diversity indices  

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Assessment of ecosystem biodiversity by measurement of acoustic diversity was explored [B. L. Krause Explorers J. Winter 156–160 (1993)]. Specific acoustic indices (e.g. based on frequency spectrum) were developed and correlated with standard diversity indices (e.g. standard species abundance indices). Necessary technological infrastructures and analytic processes to measure acoustic dynamics of ecological biodiversity were explored. An automated web?based infrastructure capable of capturing processing and relaying real?time field measurements from multiple ecosystems to desktop and home computers was developed tested and implemented. Key infrastructure components were remote field instrumentation remote computer processing wireless digital relay instrumentation Internet server and automation relational database and website software. A dynamic digital library of ecological acoustic samples correlated ecosystem attributes and acoustic analysis methodologies was established. Library resources including digital sound files captured from ecosystems were made available to researchers and the public over the Internet [N. Metzger and M. Blumenthal Realizing Info. Future NAP 113–119 (1994)]. Indices of acoustic ecosystem diversity were refined through application on existing digital ecosystem sound recordings and digital sounds captured from multiple ecosystems. The performance of these indices was compared to standard biodiversity indices applied to the same ecosystems.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Biomass Research - Projects  

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Spectrometer analyzes vapors during the gasification and pyrolysis processes. NREL's biomass projects are designed to advance the production of liquid transportation fuels from...

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that incorporate video taped procedures for student preview. Solution This project will create videos for more to study the procedure and techniques before coming to class. Our previous fellowship project addressedProject Year 2009 Project Title Enhancing Biology Laboratory Preparation through Video

Gray, Jeffrey J.

468

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, there is no resource available to view the procedure before class. Solution The purpose of this project is to capture available to view the procedure before class. The purpose #12;of this project is to capture variousProject Year 2007 Project Team Kristina Obom, Faculty, Advanced Academic Programs, Krieger School

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Year 2013-2014 Project Title German Online Placement Exam Project Team Deborah Mifflin to increased cost. As well, it lacked listening comprehension, writing and speaking components providing support, we will use Blackboard for this project. The creation will require numerous steps

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Keywords. Area selection; biodiversity; place prioritization; surrogacy J. Biosci. | Vol. 27 | No. 4 | Suppl. 2 | July 2002 | 299308 | Indian Academy of Sciences  

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for conservation planning SAHOTRA SARKAR* and CHRIS MARGULES Biodiversity and Biocultural Conservation Laboratory at biodiversity conservation. Because biodiversity is rooted in place, the task of conserving biodiversity should target places for conservation action; and because all places contain biodiversity, but not all places

Sarkar, Sahotra

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FW370 Design of Fish and Wildlife Projects Spring 2011 Course Meeting Times/Places: Tu/Th 1011:40, Wagar 107 (Lecture & Discussion) or NR 232, CLL West (Lab)  

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FW370 Design of Fish and Wildlife Projects Spring 2011 Course Meeting Times/Places: Tu/Th 1011 is to introduce you to the principles of conducting sound scientific research in fish, wildlife, and conservation of the scientific method in fish & wildlife research (from asking good questions to designing experiments

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Computer system design description for SY-101 hydrogen mitigation test project data acquisition and control system (DACS-1). Revision 1  

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This document provides descriptions of components and tasks that are involved in the computer system for the data acquisition and control of the mitigation tests conducted on waste tank SY-101 at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The system was designed and implemented by Los alamos National Laboratory and supplied to Westinghouse Hanford Company. The computers (both personal computers and specialized data-taking computers) and the software programs of the system will hereafter collectively be referred to as the DACS (Data Acquisition and Control System).

Truitt, R.W. [Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)

1994-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Maple Sugar Bush Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Eastern Ontario, Canada .  

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??This thesis examines the extent to which sugar bush management in Eastern Ontario might contribute to biodiversity maintenance and conservation and therefore be promoted as… (more)

Clark, Kristin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agricultural biodiversity, farm level technical efficiency and conservation benefits : an empirical investigation.  

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??The issues involved in agricultural biodiversity are important and interesting areas for the application of economic theory. However, very little theoretical and empirical work has… (more)

Karunarathna, Kolombugamage Muditha Rathnamala

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating Partnerships Between Governmental Authorities and Indigenous peoples: a New Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation.  

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?? Securing the interactions between plants, animals, microorganisms and the physical environment forms the foundation of sustainable development (Global Biodiversity Strategy, World Resources Institute, 1992).… (more)

Duboisset-Broust, Lauren

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An evaluation of the conservation of New Zealand's threatened biodiversity : management, species recovery and legislation.  

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??It is only recently that New Zealand wildlife managers have become aware of both the taxonomic range of New Zealand’ indigenous biodiversity and the number… (more)

Seabrook-Davison, Mark Nicholas Hawdon

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiversity of marine nematodes in Australian sandy beaches from tropical and temperate regions  

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The universal occurrence and abundance of nematodes provides opportunities to investigate ecological factors that may influence biodiversity. Clarke and Warwick (2001) have proposed ... variation in taxonomic dis...

Warwick L. Nicholas; John W.H. Trueman

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Preliminary Investigation of Marine Yeast Biodiversity in New Zealand Waters.  

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??This is the first known investigation of marine yeast biodiversity from waters surrounding New Zealand’s main Islands. Marine yeasts were cultured onto agar plates from… (more)

Francis, Melissa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Micro-Mar: a database for dynamic representation of marine microbial biodiversity  

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The cataloging of marine prokaryotic DNA sequences is a fundamental aspect ... amount of DNA sequences used to quantify prokaryotic biodiversity requires proper tools for storing, managing and...

Ravindra Pushker; Giuseppe D'Auria; Jose Carlos Alba-Casado…

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of sampling sufficiency on biodiversity analysis of microperiphyton communities for marine bioassessment  

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These results suggest that sampling sizes represented a significant influence on biodiversity analysis of microperiphyton communities for monitoring programs and ecological conservation researches in marine ecosy...

Henglong Xu; Wei Zhang; Yong Jiang…

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of biodiversity databases in coastal conservation and resource management .  

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??Marine environmental resource managers and consultants require comprehensive, accurate and current data on the status of marine biodiversity in order to fully evaluate resource consent… (more)

Palacio, Monalisa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

The marine biodiversity curve is an icon of paleobiology. The familiar curve shows  

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The marine biodiversity curve is an icon of paleobiology. The familiar curve shows increasing. Although the iconic diversity curve might be specious, the pattern of Evolutionary Faunas

Waxman, David

483

Burning biodiversity: Woody biomass use by commercial and subsistence groups in western Uganda's forests  

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Burning biodiversity: Woody biomass use by commercial and subsistence groups in western Uganda biomass energy from natural forests in western Uganda. While domestic consumers use the most species

Kammen, Daniel M.

484

Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity assessments of land use: Part 2: Impact assessment  

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Evenness . Geographic information systems (GIS) .GIS-based inventory modeling . Habitats . Hemeroby . Land0199-9 LAND USE IN LCA Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity

Geyer, Roland; Lindner, Jan P.; Stoms, David M.; Davis, Frank W.; Wittstock, Bastian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Title  

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and Geotechnical Site and Geotechnical Site Investigations for the Design of a CO 2 Rich Flue Gas Direct Injection Facility Project Number DOE Grant FE0001833 Paul Metz Department of Mining & Geological Engineering University of Alaska Fairbanks U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting Developing the Technologies and Building the Infrastructure for CO 2 Storage August 21-23, 2012 2 Presentation Outline * Presentation Outline * Benefit to the Program * Project Overview: Goals and Objectives * Technical Status * Accomplishments to Date * Summary * Appendix: Not Included in Presentation 3 Benefit to the Program * Carbon Storage Program Major Goals: - Develop technologies that will support industries' ability to

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Monitoring peak power and cooling energy savings of shade trees and white surfaces in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) service area: Project design and preliminary results  

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Urban areas in warm climates create summer heat islands of daily average intensity of 3--5{degrees}C, adding to discomfort and increasing air-conditioning loads. Two important factors contributing to urban heat islands are reductions in albedo (lower overall city reflectance) and loss of vegetation (less evapotranspiration). Reducing summer heat islands by planting vegetation (shade trees) and increasing surface albedos, saves cooling energy, allows down-sizing of air conditioners, lowers air-conditioning peak demand, and reduces the emission of CO{sub 2} and other pollutants from electric power plants. The focus of this multi-year project, jointly sponsored by SMUD and the California Institute for Energy Efficiency (CIEE), was to measure the direct cooling effects of trees and white surfaces (mainly roofs) in a few buildings in Sacramento. The first-year project was to design the experiment and obtain base case data. We also obtained limited post retrofit data for some sites. This report provides an overview of the project activities during the first year at six sites. The measurement period for some of the sites was limited to September and October, which are transitional cooling months in Sacramento and hence the interpretation of results only apply to this period. In one house, recoating the dark roof with a high-albedo coating rendered air conditioning unnecessary for the month of September (possible savings of up to 10 kWh per day and 2 kW of non-coincidental peak power). Savings of 50% relative to an identical base case bungalow were achieved when a school bungalow`s roof and southeast wall were coated with a high-albedo coating during the same period. Our measured data for the vegetation sites do not indicate conclusive results because shade trees were small and the cooling period was almost over. We need to collect more data over a longer cooling season in order to demonstrate savings conclusively.

Akbari, H.; Bretz, S.; Hanford, J.; Rosenfeld, A.; Sailor, D.; Taha, H. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Bos, W. [Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (United States)

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Projectivities and Projective Embeddings  

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In this chapter, we aim to prove some of the main achievements in the theory of generalized polygons. First, we want to show what the little projective group and the groups of projectivities of some Moufang po...

Hendrik van Maldeghem

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Overview  

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Questions Keeler-Pennwalt Wood Pole Removal Line Projects Line Rebuild, Relocation and Substation Projects Spacer Damper Replacement Program Wind Projects Project Overview BPA...

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operators, matrix indexing, vector computations, loops, functions, and plotting graphs, among others basic arithmetic operators, matrix indexing, and vector computations in MATLAB. After creatingProject Year 2011-2012 Project Title Online Tutorial for MATLAB Project Team Eileen Haase, Whiting

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Year 2005 Project Team Krysia Hudson, Faculty, School of Nursing, Undergraduate Instruction for Educational Resources Project Title Enhanced Web-based Learning Environments for Beginning Nursing Students (e.g., demonstrations of procedures or tasks) into the WBL systems, it will be possible to increase

Gray, Jeffrey J.

491

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Project Year 2002 Project Team Faculty: Michael McCloskey, Cognitive Science/Neuroscience, Krieger of Arts & Sciences Project Title Cognitive Neuropsychology Audience The initial audience to access. The current procedure calls for individual students or researchers to contact the faculty member

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Year 2011-2012 Project Title Using M-Health and GIS Technology in the Field to Improve into teams and having each team use a different m-health data collection tool (e.g., cellular phones, smart health patterns. The Tech Fellow, Jacqueline Ferguson, will assist in creating an m-health project

Gray, Jeffrey J.

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Project Year 2002 Project Team Faculty: Gregory Hager, Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering Fellow: Alan Chen, Biomedical Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering Project Title Robotics is complicated, time-consuming, and costly, making a robot for an introductory-level class is not practical

Gray, Jeffrey J.

494

Project Proposal Project Logistics  

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Project Proposal · Project Logistics: ­ 2-3 person teams ­ Significant implementation, worth 55 and anticipated cost of copying to/from host memory. IV. Intellectual Challenges - Generally, what makes this computation worthy of a project? - Point to any difficulties you anticipate at present in achieving high

Hall, Mary W.

495

Global Climate Change Adaptation Priorities for Biodiversity and Food Security  

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Global Climate Change Adaptation Priorities for Biodiversity and Food Security Lee Hannah 1,2* , Makihiko Ikegami 3 , David G. Hole 1,4 , Changwan Seo 5 , Stuart H. M. Butchart 6 , A. Townsend Peterson 7 , Patrick R. Roehrdanz 2 1 The Betty...72590. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072590 Editor: Alex J Cannon, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Canada Received November 13, 2012; Accepted July 14, 2013; Published August 21, 2013 Copyright: © 2013 Hannah et al. This is an open-access article...

Hannah, Lee; Ikegami, Makihiko; Hole, David G.; Seo, Changwan; Butchart, Stuart H. M.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Roehrdanz, Patrick

2013-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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The fast-spectrum transmutation experimental facility FASTEF: Main design achievements (Part 1: Core and primary system) within the FP7-CDT collaborative project of the European Commission  

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MYRRHA (Multi-purpose hybrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications) is the flexible experimental accelerator-driven system (ADS) in development at SCK CEN in replacement of its material testing reactor BR2. SCK CEN in association with 17 European partners from industry, research centres and academia, responded to the FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme) call from the European Commission to establish a Central Design Team (CDT) for the design of a Fast Spectrum Transmutation Experimental Facility (FASTEF) able to demonstrate efficient transmutation and associated technology through a system working in subcritical and/or critical mode. The project has started on April 01, 2009 for a period of three years. In this paper, we present the latest configuration of the reactor core and primary system. The FASTEF facility has evolved quite a lot since the intermediate reporting done at the ICAPP'10 and ICAPP'11 conferences 1 2. If it remains a small-scale facility, the core power amounts now up to 100 MWth in critical mode. In a companion paper 3, we present the concept of the reactor building and the plant layout. (authors)

De Bruyn, D.; Fernandez, R. [Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK CEN), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol (Belgium); Mansani, L. [ANSALDO, Corso Perrone 25, 16152 Genova (Italy); Woaye-Hune, A. [AREVA-NP, rue Juliette Recamier 10, 69456 Lyon Cedex 06 (France); Sarotto, M. [ENEA, Via Martiri di Monte Sole 4, 40129 Bologna (Italy); Bubelis, E. [KIT, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Construction | Department of Energy  

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Project Construction Project Construction Project Construction October 16, 2013 - 5:14pm Addthis Building Design Project Construction Commisioning Integrating renewable energy into Federal new construction or major renovations requires effective structuring of the construction team and project schedule. This overview discusses key construction team considerations for renewable energy as well as timing and expectations for the construction phase. The project construction phase begins after a project is completely designed and the construction documents (100%) have been issued. Construction team skills and experience with renewable energy technologies are crucial during construction, as is how the integration of renewable energy affects the project construction schedule. Construction Team

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Biodiversity at Risk Genomes are key to basic research, and may contain solu-  

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Biodiversity at Risk Genomes are key to basic research, and may contain solu- tions to many a respon- sibility to sample and preserve this diversity for the future. The Global Genome Initiative Preserving the Genomic Diversity of Life on Earth Genomics is shaping the future of biodiversity research

Mathis, Wayne N.

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NEO-LIBERALISM IN CHILE AND ITS IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION OF QUINOA  

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NEO-LIBERALISM IN CHILE AND ITS IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION OF QUINOA, Montpellier, June 28-30, 2010 1 NEO-LIBERALISM IN CHILE AND ITS IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION OF QUINOA: A LESSON FOR STRENGTHENING AND DEVELOPING NEW PARTNERSHIPS Enrique A. MARTÍNEZ*, Didier

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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STUDENT CONFERENCE IN CONSERVATION SCIENCE, THEME: BIODIVERSITY IN AFRICA PRESENT STATE, CHALLENGES AND  

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STUDENT CONFERENCE IN CONSERVATION SCIENCE, THEME: BIODIVERSITY IN AFRICA ­ PRESENT STATE, Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and services and Conservation of carnivores. Although all 4 workshops, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS ON ITS CONSERVATION. 2ND -4TH JULY 2013, NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA, NAIROBI, KENYA