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TENDER: Grants for Partizipation University of Siegen (Germany) and Qafqaz University (Azerbaijan)  

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for Partizipation University of Siegen (Germany) and Qafqaz University (Azerbaijan) International Summer School "Security Issues in the South Caucasus and Central Asia" at Siegen (Germany) from August 12th with participants from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Germany and Kazakhstan will focus on security issues arising from

Siegen, Universität

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NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan  

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Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989 Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Termite mound at Dzhanybek (click on the photo to view a larger image from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Gilmanov, T. G. 1997. NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a semi-desert steppe was determined at the Dzhanybek Research Station in Kazakhstan, between 1955 and 1989. These data are part of a series of grassland data sets recently assembled and checked by Dr. Tagir Gilmanov. These data sets cover a wide range of climate and "continentality" (increasing maximum summer temperatures, decreasing

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NPP Grassland: Shortandy, Kazakhstan  

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Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980 Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Virgin typical steppe at the Shortandy grassland study site (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Gilmanov, T. G. 1996. NPP Grassland: Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a dry steppe was determined at the Shortandy study site from 1975 to 1980. Measurement of monthly dynamics of above and below-ground live biomass and dead matter were made for each growing season (April-September). Cumulative above-ground net primary production was estimated. These data are part of a series of grassland data sets recently

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Oil history, potential converge in Azerbaijan  

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Azerbaijan, the oldest known oil producing region in the world, still holds great potential for new discoveries and increased production. A multi-billion dollar production sharing agreement was recently signed with a consortium of primarily western oil companies to develop three oil fields in the Caspian Sea. Soon, Azerbaijan will offer new exploration acreage both offshore and onshore. This paper describes the history of oil production in Azerbaijan, offshore developments, tectonics, stratigraphy, petroleum traps, mud volcanoes, and short summaries of several oil producing areas. Current production is about 9 million tons/yr of oil and 7 billion cu m/yr of natural gas.

Narimanov, A.A. [State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, Baku (Azerbaijan); Palaz, I. [Amoco Production Co., Houston, TX (United States)

1995-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Azerbaijan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Azerbaijan: Energy Resources Azerbaijan: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.5,"lon":47.5,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Export.gov - Home Kazakhstan - Welcome Page  

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€ÑƒÑÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ €ÑƒÑÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ Register | Manage Account Search Our Site Click to Search Our Site Export.gov Home Opportunities By Industry By Country Market Research Trade Events Trade Leads Free Trade Agreements Solutions International Sales & Marketing International Financing International Logistics Licenses & Regulations Trade Data & Analysis Trade Problems Locations Domestic Offices International Offices FAQ Blog Connect Home > Kazakhstan Local Time in Astana: Print | E-mail Page Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Home Doing Business in Kazakhstan Services for U.S. Companies Trade Events Business Services Providers On-line IP Education Course Central Asia Corner Northern Distribution Network About CS Kazakhstan Internship Program Contact Us Our Worldwide Network About us Press Room Other Worldwide Markets

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Kazakhstan HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Kazakhstan HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration Kazakhstan HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > content > Four-Year Plan > Kazakhstan HEU Removal Kazakhstan HEU Removal Location Kazakhstan United States 48° 59' 44.1492" N, 67° 3' 37.9692" E See map: Google Maps Printer-friendly version Printer-friendly version

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Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan | Open Energy Information  

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Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Jump to: navigation, search Name Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Agency/Company /Organization Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, United Nations Development Programme Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.reeep.org/127/laws. Country Kazakhstan UN Region Central Asia References Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan[1] Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Potential of renewable energy sources usage in the Republic of Kazakhstan Report on Benefits of RES to Energy Sector in Kazakhstan (Kyoto) References ↑ "Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Compiling_RES_Legislation_for_Kazakhstan&oldid=328567"

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Azerbaijan field to step up oil flow  

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This paper reports that a unit of Pennzoil Co., Houston, is scheduled to operate a development program that could more than double oil production from Guneshli field off Azerbaijan in the southern Caspian Sea. Under agreements signed in Baku, Pennzoil Caspian Corp., Ramco Energy Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland, and state oil company Azerneft will have exclusive right to jointly develop the field. Partners' shares and other project details are to be laid out in the final development plan, expected by yearend.

Not Available

1992-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan | Open Energy  

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Name Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Department of Energy Partner Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Energy Efficiency Resource Type Workshop Program Start 2010 Program End 2010 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References U.S. Kazakhstan Energy Partnership[1] Abstract Under the auspices of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership, the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a seminar to address barriers and incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Kazakhstan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan: Energy Resources Kazakhstan: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48,"lon":68,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Azerbaijan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, - Industrial Processes, People and Policy

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Investment in Azerbaijan`s upstream requires attention to legal details  

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When the 20th century began, Baku was a boom town without equal in the Russian empire. The city developed into a legendary cultural center, where some of the West`s leading commercial geniuses made substantial investments. Baku also was a city of diverse peoples, with its Azerbaijani core supplemented by substantial communities of Armenians, Germans, Russians and Swedes, not to mention merchant communities of other central Asian and Middle Eastern peoples. The miracle that caused Baku to bloom, then as now, was the promise of oil. Baku is arguably the world`s first important oil-producing city. As the 20th century draws to a close, Baku once more is on the verge of a transition that may restore its status as an important center for international investment and commerce. This article examines Azerbaijan`s legal environment as it relates to the natural resources sector.

Horton, S. [Patterson, Belknap, Webb and Tyler, New York, NY (United States); Mamedov, N. [Widener Univ., Wilmington, DE (United States). School of Law

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Upgrading the Radioactive Waste Management Infrastructure in Azerbaijan  

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Radionuclide uses in Azerbaijan are limited to peaceful applications in the industry, medicine, agriculture and research. The Baku Radioactive Waste Site (BRWS) 'IZOTOP' is the State agency for radioactive waste management and radioactive materials transport. The radioactive waste processing, storage and disposal facility is operated by IZOTOP since 1963 being significantly upgraded from 1998 to be brought into line with international requirements. The BRWS 'IZOTOP' is currently equipped with state-of-art devices and equipment contributing to the upgrade the radioactive waste management infrastructure in Azerbaijan in line with current internationally accepted practices. The IAEA supports Azerbaijan specialists in preparing syllabus and methodological materials for the Training Centre that is currently being organized on the base of the Azerbaijan BRWS 'IZOTOPE' for education of specialists in the area of safety management of radioactive waste: collection, sorting, processing, conditioning, storage and transportation. (authors)

Huseynov, A. [Baku Radioactive Waste Site IZOTOP, Baku (Azerbaijan); Batyukhnova, O. [State Unitary Enterprise Scientific and Industrial Association Radon, Moscow (Russian Federation); Ojovan, M. [Sheffield Univ., Immobilisation Science Lab. (United Kingdom); Rowat, J. [International Atomic Energy Agency, Dept. of Nuclear Safety and Security, Vienna (Austria)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seismicity in Azerbaijan and Adjacent Caspian Sea  

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So far no general view on the geodynamic evolution of the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea region is elaborated. This is associated with the geological and structural complexities of the region revealed by geophysical, geochemical, petrologic, structural, and other studies. A clash of opinions on geodynamic conditions of the Caucasus region, sometimes mutually exclusive, can be explained by a simplified interpretation of the seismic data. In this paper I analyze available data on earthquake occurrences in Azerbaijan and the adjacent Caspian Sea region. The results of the analysis of macroseismic and instrumental data, seismic regime, and earthquake reoccurrence indicate that a level of seismicity in the region is moderate, and seismic event are concentrated in the shallow part of the lithosphere. Seismicity is mostly intra-plate, and spatial distribution of earthquake epicenters does not correlate with the plate boundaries.

Panahi, Behrouz M. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29-A H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Jump to: navigation, search Name Climate Technology Fund (CTF) Agency/Company /Organization African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climateinvestmentfu Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References Kazakhstan-CTF Investment Plan[1] Climate Technology Fund (CTF) Screenshot Overview "The Clean Technology Fund (CTF), one of two Climate Investment Funds, promotes scaled-up financing for demonstration, deployment and transfer of

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

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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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US, Kazakhstan Cooperate to Eliminate Highly Enriched Uranium...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

effort between the United States, Kazakhstan, Russia and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). "The removal of this HEU is yet another example of how the...

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Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Address 48 Abai Street, Room 102 Astana (473000) Kazakhstan Place Kazakhstan Coordinates 51.169482°, 71.4363563° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.169482,"lon":71.4363563,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership | Open Energy Information  

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Energy Partnership Energy Partnership Jump to: navigation, search Logo: US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership Name US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Department of Energy Partner National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, KZ Ministry of Industry and New Technology Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Buildings, - Building Energy Efficiency, Wind, Industry Topics Background analysis Resource Type Software/modeling tools, Workshop, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Program Start 2009 Program End 2011 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References NREL International Program [1] Abstract The US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership is a bilateral initiative developed by US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and the Republic of Kazakhstan's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sauat Mynbayev.

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Secretary Bodman to Lead Presidential Delegation to Baku, Azerbaijan for  

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to Lead Presidential Delegation to Baku, to Lead Presidential Delegation to Baku, Azerbaijan for 2008 Energy Summit Secretary Bodman to Lead Presidential Delegation to Baku, Azerbaijan for 2008 Energy Summit November 11, 2008 - 4:47pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman will lead a Presidential Delegation to Azerbaijan this week to participate in the 2008 Energy Summit hosted by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on November 14. During the trip, Secretary Bodman and the U.S. delegation - including U.S. Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy C. Boyden Gray and U.S. Ambassador to Baku Anne Derse - will take part in a number of bilateral meetings with foreign heads of state and government ministers to discuss the U.S. commitment to the development of the Southern Pipeline Corridor and to

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Fact #780: May 20, 2013 Crude Oil Reserve to Production Ratio...  

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

100 Iran 93 Saudi Arabia 76 Qatar 54 Kazakhstan 53 Nigeria 40 Algeria 22 Azerbaijan 20 Brazil 17 Russia 17 Angola 15 China 14 Mexico 11 United States 11 Norway 9 United Kingdom 8...

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The oil resources of Azerbaijan: Survey and current developments  

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Azerbaijan, the third-ranking oil-producing former Soviet republic, produced 10.3 million tons of crude in 1993. Output, although slowly dwindling since 1966 as major onshore deposits have been depleted, now accounts for roughly 2.5% of former Soviet production. Reserves, estimated by various sources as ranging from 137 to 960 million tons, have been the focus of considerable interest by Western oil companies, as the government of Azerbaijan has sought foreign expertise and equipment in the development of promising offshore fields in deeper waters of the Caspian Sea. This paper describes the geologic structure of Azerbaijan's major oil- and gas-bearing regions (Caspian-Kuban, Kura, and Apsheron-Balkhan) and outlines the development history of major fields. Major onshore deposits on the Apsheron Peninsula, which yielded over half the world's petroleum in 1900, have now been largely exhausted, with production and exploration activity shifting to offshore deposits along the Apsheron Sill, an anticlinal structure extending from the Peninsula across the Caspian into western Turkmenistan. A prolonged process of negotiations between Western companies and the Azerbaijan government over the rights to explore and develop particular fields is summarized and the status of plans to construct an export pipeline to service outside markets is discussed. 14 refs., 6 figs., 3 tabs.

Sagers, M.J. (PlanEcon, Inc., Washington, DC (United States)); Matzko, J.R. (Geological Survey, Reston, VA (United States))

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly  

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Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Agency/Company /Organization German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Partner Central Asian Regional Environmental Center (CAREC) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Food Supply, Industry, People and Policy Topics - Energy Access, - Energy Security, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis Website http://www.diw-econ.de/en/exam Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References DIW - Berlin[1]

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NNSA helps eliminate highly enriched uranium from Kazakhstan...  

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Kazakhstan. The HEU was transported via two air shipments to a secure facility in Russia for permanent disposition. This complex operation was the culmination of a multi-year...

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A new species of Chiasmognathus from Kazakhstan (Hymenoptera: Apidae)  

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A new species of the ammobatine bee genus Chiasmognathus Engel (Nomadinae: Ammobatini) is described and figured from near Almaty, Kazakhstan. Chiasmognathus scythicus Engel & Packer, new species, is superficially similar ...

Engel, Michael S.; Packer, Laurence

2013-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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United States Department of Energy and the Republic of Kazakhstan...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

States Department of Energy and the Republic of Kazakhstan Ministry of Energy Mark the Completion of the Packaging of the BN-350 Fast Breeder Reactor Spent Fuel | National Nuclear...

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Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network  

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Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Name Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Agency/Company /Organization Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Partner International Centre for Environmental Technology Transfer Sector Energy Focus Area Agriculture, Biomass, - Biofuels, - Landfill Gas, - Waste to Energy, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Geothermal, Greenhouse Gas, Solar, Transportation, Water Power, Wind Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, -TNA

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Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies  

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Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy, United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of State Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning, -LEDS Program Start 2010 Program End 2016 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References EC-LEDS[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Framework 3 Lessons Learned and Good Practices 4 Progress and Outcomes 5 Fact Sheet 6 References Overview "Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a

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E-Print Network 3.0 - azerbaijan Sample Search Results  

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Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 BaghdadTyre July 13, 2011 Summary: with Hasan Mamedov (RussiaTurkmenistan), Cavid Tebrizli (Turkey), Simin Sabri (Morway, Azerbaijan), Behrouz......

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Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Sheki-Ismayilli Region, Azerbaijan  

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Seismic hazard assessment is an important factor in disaster management of Azerbaijan Republic. The Shaki-Ismayilli region is one of the earthquake-prone areas in Azerbaijan. According to the seismic zoning map, the region is located in intensity IX zone. Large earthquakes in the region take place along the active faults. The seismic activity of the Shaki-Ismayilli region is studied using macroseismic and instrumental data, which cover the period between 1250 and 2003. Several principal parameters of earthquakes are analyzed: maximal magnitude, energetic class, intensity, depth of earthquake hypocenter, and occurrence. The geological structures prone to large earthquakes are determined, and the dependence of magnitude on the fault length is shown. The large earthquakes take place mainly along the active faults. A map of earthquake intensity has been developed for the region, and the potential seismic activity of the Shaki-Ismayilli region has been estimated.

Ayyubova, Leyla J. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan seeks to step up crude oil export capabilities  

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This paper reports that the Commonwealth of Independent States' Kazakhstan republic is driving to achieve international export capability for its crude oil production. Latest official figures showed Kazakhstan producing 532,000 b/d, or a little more than 5% of the C.I.S. total of 10.292 million b/d. As part of its oil export campaign, Kazakhstan agreed with Oman to a joint venture pipeline to ship oil from Kazakh fields, including supergiant Tengiz, earmarked for further development by a Chevron Corp. joint venture. In addition, Kazakh leaders were scheduled to conduct 3 days of talks last week with Turkish officials covering construction of a crude oil pipeline to the Mediterranean Sea through Turkey.

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1992-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material  

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

Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling U.S. Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling May 6, 2006 - 10:34am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the overall U.S. strategy to prevent nuclear and dangerous radiological materials from falling into the hands of terrorists, the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced today that an agreement with the government of Kazakhstan had been signed to create a partnership under the Second Line of Defense program. U.S. Ambassador Ordway joined Kazakhstan Customs Control Committee Chairman Askar Shakirov in signing the accord. The agreement will pave the way for NNSA to work collaboratively with the Kazakhstan Customs Control Committee

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Some aspects of the radon problem in Kazakhstan  

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Publisher Summary Preliminary analysis shows that the population of Kazakhstan lives primarily in potentially dangerous areas from the radioactivity exposure point of view. According to selected studies, radon isotope PAEC values in premises where people stay for long times may exceed allowable levels by several times. At the same time, on account of insufficient organization of work on a national scale, lack of funds, standard methods and metrology equipment, no radon studies are actually performed even in those regions where geological rock structure and availability of tectonic faults suggest that an excess radon concentration in residential and public buildings may be anticipated. Preliminary recorded data from independent studies show that increased radon concentrations in living premises are typical of the Republic. The survey of population exposure from natural sources of ionizing radiation in Akchatau village in Zhezkazgan oblast and the survey done in Almaty are insufficient to understand and solve the problem in Kazakhstan in general.

V.N. Sevostyanov

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some methods of oil and gas reserve estimation in Azerbaijan  

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This article deals with the scientific and practical problems related to estimating oil and gas reserves in terrigenous reservoirs of the Productive Series of middle Pliocene and in Upper Cretaceous volcanic and sedimentary rocks. The deposits in question are spread over onshore Azerbaijan and adjacent offshore areas in the Caspian Sea and are approximately 6.5 km deep. This article presents lithologic, stratigraphic, and petrophysical criteria used for selecting prospects for reserve estimation. Also presented are information on structure of rocks and estimation of their lithologic and physical properties. New methods for the interpretation and application of petrophysical and logging data, as well as statistical estimation of reserves, in complex volcaniclastic reservoir rocks, are also discussed.

Abasov, M.T.; Buryakovsky, L.A.; Kondrushkin, Y.M.; Dzhevanshir, R.D.; Bagarov, T.Y. [Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku (Azerbaijan); Chilingar, G.V. [Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stress State of the Earth's Crust in Azerbaijan  

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The study of the crustal stress has a practical implication in hazard mitigation. Knowledge on stress-related ground motion may help to improve the stability of public and private buildings. The stress state of the crust in Azerbaijan is studied in this paper by means of focal mechanism analysis and using different methods to determine the principal stress orientations. Two types of stress states were revealed in the studied regions. The territory of Great and Lesser Caucasus and Talysh folded zone are characterized by near-horizontal compression. The territories of Caspian Sea and Kura depression are characterized by near-horizontal tension. For both types of stress state, the predominant stress axes are oriented perpendicular to the regional geological structures.

Agayeva, Solmaz T. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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An Energy Overview of the Republic of Azerbaijan  

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The DOE Office of Fossil Energy had maintained a web site that was meant to provide useful business- and energy-related information about countries and regions of the world for exporters, project developers, and researchers. The site consisted of more than 130 country pages (organized into seven different world regions), with each country page having its own set of links to information sources about that country. There were also more than 30 Country Energy Overviews at the web site -- each of these was a comprehensive review of a specific country's entire energy situation, including sections on Energy Policy, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Hydroelectric/Renewables, Nuclear Power, Energy Transmission Infrastructure, Electricity, Electric Industry Overview, Environmental Activities, Privatization, Trade, and Economic Situation. The specific country highlighted in this Country Energy Overview is Azerbaijan.

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2004-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Distribution of Radioactive Materials in the Absheron Peninsula, Azerbaijan - 13567  

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The Absheron Peninsula forms the extreme Eastern part of Azerbaijan and juts into the Caspian Sea. The region has a long history of oil and gas exploration, transport, and processing and includes a number of abandoned chemical plants that were used in the separation of iodine from formation waters. As a result of lax environmental standards during the Soviet era, the industrial activity has led to serious contamination from oils residues, heavy metals and naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM). Radiometric surveys performed over a wide range of the Absheron Peninsula showed generally low NORM concentrations. However, radiation levels two to three orders of magnitude above background levels were detected at two abandoned iodine separation plants near the capital city, Baku. These elevated radiation levels are mainly due to Ra-226 and U-238 with lower contributions from Ra-228 and U-235. (authors)

Vandergraaf, Tjalle T. [Consultant, Pinawa, MB, R0E 1L0 (Canada)] [Consultant, Pinawa, MB, R0E 1L0 (Canada); Mamedov, Gudrat G.; Ramazanov, Mahammadali A.; Badalov, Vatan H. [Baku State University, Baku (Azerbaijan)] [Baku State University, Baku (Azerbaijan); Naghiyev, Jalal A. [Institute of Radiation Problems of ANAS, Baku (Azerbaijan)] [Institute of Radiation Problems of ANAS, Baku (Azerbaijan); Mehdiyeva, Afat A. [National Aerospace Agency of Ministry of Defense Industry, Baku (Azerbaijan)] [National Aerospace Agency of Ministry of Defense Industry, Baku (Azerbaijan)

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Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development | Open  

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Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNDP Bratislava Regional Center Partner Interministerial committees headed by the national focal point on climate change Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Buildings, Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, People and Policy, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Baseline projection, Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://europeandcis.undp.org/e Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Kazakhstan

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Radionuclide contamination in the Syrdarya river basin of Kazakhstan; Results of the Navruz Project  

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As part of an international collaboration (the Navruz Project) between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and the United States of America on transboundary river monitoring, the Radiometric Laborator...

K. K. Kadyrzhanov; D. S. Barber…

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perspectives on the Present State and Future of Higher Education Faculty Development in Kazakhstan: Implications for National Human Resource Development  

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........................ 105 1 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Historical and Cultural Review of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan lies in the heart of Eurasian continent, bounded by the Russian Federation in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan...

Seitova, Dinara T.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy |  

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, Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear , Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy July 14, 2010 - 11:42am Addthis At their meeting in Astana on July 13, Ed McGinnis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Albert Rau, First Vice Minister of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, signed the Terms of Reference for the Sub-Working Group on Nuclear Energy under the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership. The Joint Action Plan agreed to in October 2009 by the Energy Partnership's co-chairmen, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Minister of Oil and Gas (then Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources) Sauat Mynbayev, focuses U.S.-Kazakhstani cooperation under the Energy

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy |  

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy July 14, 2010 - 11:42am Addthis At their meeting in Astana on July 13, Ed McGinnis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Albert Rau, First Vice Minister of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, signed the Terms of Reference for the Sub-Working Group on Nuclear Energy under the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership. The Joint Action Plan agreed to in October 2009 by the Energy Partnership's co-chairmen, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Minister of Oil and Gas (then Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources)

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Risky business: The political economy of Chinese investment in Kazakhstan  

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Abstract Kazakhstan lacks the democratic institutions that have been shown to protect foreign investors (Jensen, 2008; Li & Resnick, 2003). Nevertheless, as latecomers to globalization, China's resource-seeking state-owned enterprises (SOEs) must go, not only where resources are, but also where they are available. These are often less than ideal investment environments, such as Kazakhstan, where they are confronted by high corruption, weak rule of law, and political risk. Focusing on investments by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), this study analyzes how Chinese foreign economic policies, such as aid and loans, assist Chinese \\{SOEs\\} in securing protection for their investments. They do so by making key members of the Kazakh government stakeholders in the success of the investments. In addition, the study details how Chinese government strategy has evolved from one of simply buying off key members of the Kazakh government in order to gain approval for investments to one of making institutions in the Kazakh state, such as KazMunaiGas, stakeholders in the long-term success of the investment in order to secure protection for investments in a climate of political uncertainty.

Daniel C. O'Neill

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Energy Overview of the Republic of Kazakhstan  

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The DOE Office of Fossil Energy is maintaining a web site that is meant to provide useful business- and energy-related information about countries and regions of the world for exporters, project developers, and researchers. The site consists of more than 130 country pages (organized into seven different world regions), with each country page having its own set of links to information sources about that country. There are also more than 30 Country Energy Overviews at the web site -- each of these is a comprehensive review of a specific country's entire energy situation, including sections on Energy Policy, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Hydroelectric/Renewables, Nuclear Power, Energy Transmission Infrastructure, Electricity, Electric Industry Overview, Environmental Activities, Privatization, Trade, and Economic Situation. The specific country highlighted in this Country Energy Overview is Kazakhstan. The site is designed to be dynamic. Updates to the overviews will be made as need and resources permit.

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2003-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Uranium in natural waters sampled within former uranium mining sites in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan  

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New data are presented on 238U concentrations in surface and ground waters sampled at selected uranium mining sites in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and in water supplies of settlements located in the vicinity of the...

B. M. Uralbekov; B. Smodis; M. Burkitbayev

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implications of outcrop geology for reservoirs in the Neogene productive series: Apsheron peninsula, Azerbaijan  

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The Neogene sediments of eastern Azerbaijan and western Turkmenistan contain significant hydrocarbon reserves in deltaic reservoirs. Sedimentary logging of these reservoirs at outcrop in Azerbaijan has outlined four facies associations that encompass a range of paleoenvironments, from alluvial braided river sandstones and conglomerates to delta-front siltstones and mudstones. The facies associations suggest a river-dominated braid delta and are arranged into an architecture controlled by base-level changes: parasequences, parasequence sets, and sequence boundaries are key elements. The facies associations and stratigraphic architecture, together with outcrop observations of cementation and faulting, are summarized in terms of four idealized reservoir models: fluvial, delta plain, proximal delta front, and distal delta front. Each reservoir model has distinctive grain-size and shale distributions. Comparison of nearby oil fields with the studied outcrops suggests that the outcrops form good analogs from which to model reservoir architecture, barriers and baffles to fluid flow, reservoir heterogeneity, and reservoir quality variations.

Reynolds, A.D.; Bowman, M.B.J.; Henton, J. [BP Exploration, Middlesex (United Kingdom)] [and others

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A safety management system for an offshore Azerbaijan Caspian Sea Project  

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This presentation will describe the Safety Management System that Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) has structured to assure that Company activities are performed in a manner that protects the public, the environment, contractors and AIOC employees. The Azerbaijan International Oil Company is a consortium of oil companies that includes Socar, the state oil company of Azerbaijan, a number of major westem oil companies, and companies from Russia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The Consortium was formed to develop and produce a group of large oil fields in the Caspian Sea. The Management of AIOC, in starting a new operation in Azerbaijan, recognized the need for a formal HSE management system to ensure that their HSE objectives for AIOC activities were met. As a consortium of different partners working together in a unique operation, no individual partner company HSE Management system was appropriate. Accordingly AIOC has utilized the E & P Forum {open_quotes}Guidelines for the Development and Application of Health Safety and Environmental Management Systems{close_quotes} as the framework document for the development of the new AIOC system. Consistent with this guideline, AIOC has developed 19 specific HSE Management System Expectations for implementing its HSE policy and objectives. The objective is to establish and continue to maintain operational integrity in all AIOC activities and site operations. An important feature is the use of structured Safety Cases for the design engineering activity. The basis for the Safety Cases is API RP 75 and 14 J for offshore facilities and API RP 750 for onshore facilities both complimented by {open_quotes}Best International Oilfield Practice{close_quotes}. When viewed overall, this approach provides a fully integrated system of HSE management from design into operation.

Brasic, M.F.; Barber, S.W.; Hill, A.S.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National human resource development in the developing world: the Republic of Kazakhstan  

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The purpose of this study was two-fold. The first was to explore, describe and define the emerging construct of Human Resource Development (HRD) in the Republic of Kazakhstan (RKZ). The second was to examine specific national contexts and associated...

Kenzhegaranova, Madina

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A knowledge management and information portal for the Kazakhstan Atomic Energy Committee  

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This paper has been prepared in close collaboration between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Department of Technical Cooperation (TC), IAEA's International Nuclear Information System (INIS) and Nuclear Knowledge Management Section and representatives of the Kazakhstan Atomic Energy Committee (KAEC) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The KAEC's knowledge management and information portal will provide a comprehensive, modern tool for integrated information and knowledge management. Implemented in several consecutive stages, it will – right from the beginning – have a positive impact on the working efficiency and reliability of the tasks performed at the KAEC by providing a set of key tools that will support the existing business model. In its final implementation stage, it will provide both the means and the incentive to replace current business procedures with a new, highly efficient, transparent and reliable approach.

A. Kosilov; W. Mandl; Z. Pasztory; M. Gladyshev; M. Idrissova; T. Zhantikin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The geological and geochemical study of the mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan  

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Azerbaijan is a classic region for the study of mud volcanism. Of the 700 mud volcanoes known in the world, 220 are in Azerbaijan. These are of great interest, not least in relation to oil and gas exploration since they give information on subsurface sediments beyond the reach of drilling. Mud volcanoes are clearly visible on satellite images. They are confined to structural lineaments and associated fractures. Changes in the morphology of some mud volcanoes post-eruption can be detected from a series of images pre-dating and post-dating eruptions. Mud volcanoes are notable for gradients of temperature that are by an order of magnitude or a factor of 102 greater than the temperature gradients established elsewhere. The gases of mud volcanoes consist mainly of methane (95-100%). There are small amounts of C{sub 2-6}, CO{sub 2}, N{sub 2}, He and Ar. The isotopic composition of carbon (ICC) within the methane varies from -61.29. to -35.W{close_quotes} which is isotopically heavier than the methane from producing fields. The ICC of the CO{sub 2} has a very wide range (from -49.6% to +23.1%), indicating several sources of its formation. The isotopically superheavy CO{sub 2} (+5%) is especially interesting. Oils from mud volcanoes are typically severely biodegraded. Their ICC ranges from -24.76% to -28.2%. A relationship between {partial_derivative}{sup l3}C of oils and ages of accumulations has been established. Waters of mud volcanoes are lightly mineralised, containing chiefly bicarbonates and sodium. The hydrogen composition of the water is abnormally heavy. Ejected rocks from mud volcanoes range in age from Cretaceous - Pliocene. Their study suggests that deeply buried reservoirs maintain good poroperm characteristics because of relatively little catagenesis.

Guliyev, I.A.; Aliyev, A.A.; Rahmanov, R.R. [Geological Institute of the Azerbaijan academy of sciences (GIA), Baku (Azerbaijan)] [and others

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neogene stratigraphy and sedimentology in eastern Azerbaijan: Outcrop observations and subsurface implications  

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The largely Pliocene Productive Series of eastern Azerbaijan contains about 26 billion barrels oil equivalent. It is well exposed in outcrops on the Apsheron Peninsula which a joint team from the GIA and the BP and Statoil Alliance have described. Detailed biostratigraphic and petrographic studies have subsequently been carried out. Productive Series deposition was initiated by a dramatic relative sea-level fall which left the South Caspian an isolated basin fed by deeply incised precursors to the modern Volga, Amu Darya, and Kura rivers. Five facies associations have been recognised within the Productive Series at outcrop, encompassing a range of palaeoenvironments from alluvial braided river sandstones and conglomerates to delta-front siltstones and mudstones. The facies associations suggest a river-dominated, braid delta. Four idealised reservoir models can be recognised: fluvial, delta-plain, proximal delta-front and distal delta-front. Each has distinct grain-size and shale distributions. Studies of nearby oilfields suggest that these models form useful subsurface analogues. Flow simulation models suggest that each reservoir type has dramatically different performance. Productive Series sediments are typically loosely cemented and smectite rich, which may result in clay swelling and sand control problems. Localised reduction in reservoir quality is caused by fault-associated calcite cements. Proximal facies of the upper Productive Series contain porosity occluding gypsum cements. Palynology and nannopalaeontology have been applied to the Neogene sediments of Azerbaijan for almost the first time, and have given encouraging results, at least in terms of a broad biozonation. Micropaleontological analyses have also provided useful palaeoenvironmental data.

Ali-zade, A.A.; Guliyev, I.S.; Ateava, E.Z. [GIA, Baku (Azerbaijan)] [and others

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Childhood exposures to Rn-222 and background gamma radiation in the uranium provinces of south Kazakhstan and northern Kyrgyzstan  

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The project was undertaken in southern Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. It was speculated that the radiation doses in these areas would be sufficiently high and dispersed to facilitate a case–control study where the radiation doses to leukaemia subjects/their siblings could be compared with those received by control children. As a precursor a pilot project was undertaken to confirm radiation exposures in the region. This was undertaken in association with regional childhood cancer treatment centres. Children from families affected by childhood leukaemia were monitored for 1 month for external ?-radiation dose and for exposure to radon gas. 28 children from families in Kazakhstan and from 31 families in Kyrgyzstan were monitored. The median measured radon in air concentration recorded in Kazakhstan was 123 Bq m?3 and in Kyrgyzstan was 177 Bq m?3. These represent 24-h average indoor/outdoor values. In the case of the ?-doses the mean annual dose was 1.2 mGy for Kazakhstan and 2.1 mGy for Kyrgyzstan. Overall, the results suggest that the populations studied receive similar annual radiation doses to those received by populations living in other areas with enhanced natural radioactivity and that further study of Kazakh and Kyrgyz populations would not facilitate a successful case–control study for childhood leukaemia.

N.D. Priest; D. Hoel; B. Uralbekov; D.O. Baizakova; M. Burkitbayev

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dispatch from Brazil  

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Works Dispatch from Brazil Rex P. Nielson, Introduction and2013 fair chose to focus on Brazil in its opening ceremonypolitical dignitaries, namely, Brazil’s Minister of Culture,

Nielson, Rex P

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The theoretical model of the design-advertising agency in Almaty, Kazakhstan, based on the experience of the same business in Austin, Texas  

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This study discussed a theoretical model for the start-up stage of a design-advertising agency in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The model is designed based on the analysis of the same industry in Austin, Texas, USA and takes into account the national context...

Rozenberg, Julia Alexeevna

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental impact assessment of radionuclides and trace elements at the Kurday U mining site, Kazakhstan  

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The Kurday uranium mining site in Kazakhstan operated from 1954 to 1965 as part of the USSR nuclear weapon programme. To assess the environmental impact of radionuclides and trace elements associated with the Kurday mining site, field expeditions were performed in 2006. In addition to in situ gamma and 220Rn dose rate measurements, sampling included at site fractionation of water as well as sampling of water, fish, sediment, soils and vegetation. The concentrations of U and associated trace metals were enriched in the Pit Lake and in the artesian water (U exceeding the WHO guideline value for drinking water), and decreased downstream from the mining area. Uranium, As, Mo and Ni were predominantly present as mobile low molecular mass species in waters, while a significant proportion of Cr, Mn and Fe were associated with colloids and particles. Due to oxidation of divalent iron in the artesian ground water upon contact with air, Fe served as scavenger for other elements, and peak concentrations of U-, Ra-isotopes, As and Mn were seen. Most radionuclides and trace elements were contained in minerals in soils and sediments, and good correlations were obtained between U and As, Cd, Mo and 226Ra. Based on sequential extractions, a significant fraction of U, Pb and Cd could be considered mobile. Radioactive particles carrying significant amount of trace metals may represent a hazard during strong wind events. The transfer of radionuclides and metals from soils or sediments to water was in general low. The Kd levels varied with the element in question, ranging from 0.5 to 3 × 102 L/kg d.w. for 238U being relatively mobile, 103 for 226Ra, As, Cd, Ni, to 104 L/kg d.w. for Cu, Cr and Pb being rather inert The transfer of radionuclides and metals from soils to vegetation (TF) was low, while higher if the transfer to vegetation, especially underwater mosses, occurred via water (e.g., BCF 37 L/kg w.w. for 238U and 3 × 103 L/kg w.w. for 226Ra). The transfer of Cd, Pb and As from water to fish liver (BCF) was rather high, showing \\{BCFs\\} in the range of 102–103 L/kg w.w., and may, if eaten, represent a health risk. Furthermore, the high Hg level in fish filet reaching 0.3 mg/kg w.w. muscle and the tendency of biomagnification call for dietary restrictions. Total gamma and Rn dose rate to man amounted to about 6 mSv/y, while the highest calculated dose rate for non-human species based on the ERICA Assessment Tool were obtained in aquatic plants, with calculated mean doses of 700 ?Gy/hr, mostly due to the U exposure. Overall, it is concluded that measures such as restricted access to the Pit Lake as well as dietary restrictions with respect to drinking water and intake of fish should be taken to reduce the environmental risk to man and biota.

B. Salbu; M. Burkitbaev; G. Strømman; I. Shishkov; P. Kayukov; B. Uralbekov; B.O. Rosseland

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The risk is in the relationship (not the country): Political risk management in the uranium industry in Kazakhstan  

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How do we account for multinational energy companies that are able to operate in “risky” political environments? While traditional risk indices may tell us why a country is considered a difficult operating environment, they tell us very little about why some multinationals are neverthelessly able to operate successfully in such countries over long periods of time. In fact, risk indices by their very nature make “success” almost impossible to capture due to their sole focus on country behavior. In reality, when a multinational energy company enters into a given country, the firm establishes relationships with a series of stakeholders, not a single “host country” entity; further, the behaviors of those stakeholders (good or bad) do not exist in a vacuum, but rather are largely influenced by the multinational's own behavior. In other words, the risk is in the relationship between the firm and the country's stakeholders. This article argues that success is therefore a function of the firm's ability to manage relationships among a variety of stakeholders within a given country. A case study of Cameco, a Canadian-based uranium mining multinational which has been operating in the politically “risky” country of Kazakhstan for two decades, bears this out.

J. Edward Conway

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Process Flow Chart for Immobilizing of Radioactive High Concentration Sodium Hydroxide Product from the Sodium Processing Facility at the BN-350 Nuclear power plant in Aktau, Kazakhstan  

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This paper describes the results of a joint research investigations carried out by the group of Kazakhstan, British and American specialists in development of a new material for immobilization of radioactive 35% sodium hydroxide solutions from the sodium coolant processing facility of the BN-350 nuclear power plant. The resulting solid matrix product, termed geo-cement stone, is capable of isolating long lived radionuclides from the environment. The physico-mechanical properties of geo-cement stone have been investigated and the flow chart for its production verified in a full scale experiments. (author)

Burkitbayev, M.; Omarova, K.; Tolebayev, T. [Ai-Farabi Kazakh National University, Chemical Faculty, Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Galkin, A. [KATEP Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Bachilova, N. [NIISTROMPROEKT Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Blynskiy, A. [Nuclear Technology Safety Centre, Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Maev, V. [MAEK-Kazatomprom Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Wells, D. [NUKEM Limited- a member of the Freyssinet Group, Winfrith Technology Centre, Dorchester, Dorset (United Kingdom); Herrick, A. [NUKEM Limited- a member of the Freyssinet Group, Caithness (United Kingdom); Michelbacher, J. [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perspectives on the United States Health Care System by International students from the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union and a comparison of former Soviet countries' and the United States Health Care Systems  

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of Institutional Studies and Planning, 2001). The research of this thesis was limited to students of the NIS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bclarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine... 22 Q-5 In what country were you born? Q-6 1 Armenia 2 Azerbaijan 3 Belarus 4 Georgia 5 Kazakhstan 6 Kyrgyzstan 7 Latvia 8 Lithuania 9 Moldova 10 Russia 11 Tajikistan 12 Turkmenistan 13 Ukraine 14 Uzbekistan 15 Other (Please Specify...

Leuenberger, Larissa Diane

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility studies to establish at the Kazakhstan Ulba metallurgical plant the manufacturing capability to produce low-enriched uranium certified reference materials  

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One of the salient features of the transition plan that the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is presently implementing in the Former Soviet Union countries is the availability of uranium certified reference materials for calibration of nondestructive assay (NDA) measurement equipment. To address this challenge, DOE/NNSA and U.S. national laboratories have focused their cooperative efforts on establishing a reliable source for manufacturing, certifying, and supplying of such standards. The Ulba Metallurgical Plant (UMP), Kazakhstan, which processes large quantities of low-enriched uranium to produce ceramic fuel pellets for nuclear-powered reactors, is well situated to become a key supplier of low-enriched uranium certified reference materials for the country and Central Asia region. We have recently completed Phase I of a feasibility study to establish at UMP capabilities of manufacturing these standards. In this paper we will discuss details of a proposed methodology for uranium down-blending, material selection and characterization, and a proposed methodology of measurement by destructive (DA) and non-destructive (NDA) analysis to form a database for material certification by the competent State authorities in the Republic of Kazakhstan. In addition, we will discuss the prospect for manufacturing of such standards at UMP.

Kuzminski, Jozef [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nesuhoff, J [NBL; Cratto, P [NBL; Pfennigwerth, G [Y12 NATIONAL SEC. COMPLEX; Mikhailenko, A [ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT; Maliutina, I [ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT; Nations, J [GREGG PROTECTION SERVICES

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Elizabeth Bishop and Brazil.  

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??Elizabeth Bishop's phenomenal rise in the academic canon is due in large part to the way her writings about Brazil correlate with current critical concerns.… (more)

Goudeau, Jessica Reese

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AMF Deployment, Manacapuru, Brazil  

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Manacapuru, Brazil Manacapuru Deployment AMF Home Manacapuru Home GOAMAZON Website Experiment Planning Abstract and Related Campaigns Science Plan (PDF, 1.4MB) Deployment...

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Wind power in Brazil.  

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?? As welfare and industry production gets higher the demand for electricity increases. Almost 90 % of the electricity generated in Brazil is from renewable… (more)

Elin, Karlsson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The IC Brazil ecosystem  

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Brazilian Government has done a strong effort to develop the Microelectronics area in Brazil. An ecosystem of communities interested to rethink the insertion of Brazil in the important market of semiconductors. Important questions should be considered ... Keywords: IC projects, IT ecosystems and e-government, collaborative ecosystems, education, semiconductors

Oscar S. Silva Filho

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drivers of change in Brazil’s carbon dioxide emissions  

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Brazil’s economic development has been underpinned by a diverse and – in a global comparison – unusual set of energy carriers, notably hydroelectricity and ethanol from sugar cane. Its energy mix makes Brazil one...

Manfred Lenzen; Roberto Schaeffer; Jonas Karstensen; Glen P. Peters

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil | OpenEI  

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Brazil Brazil Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Diffuse solar radiation in kWh/m2/day for 1 year organized into cells with 10km x 10km (Purpose): The BRASIL-SR model and the SPRING software (both developed by INPE - National Institute for Space Research) were used to produce the dataset and SHAPE files Source INPE (National Institute for Spatial Research) and LABSOLAR (Laboratory of Solar Energy/Federal University of Santa Catarina) - Brazil Date Released August 08th, 2009 (5 years ago) Date Updated August 08th, 2009 (5 years ago) Keywords Brazil diffuse radiation GIS INPE LABSOLAR solar SWERA Data application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 10.5 MiB) text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 15.7 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage

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Brazil's biofuels scenario  

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LIVRO VERDE DO ETANOL LIVRO VERDE DO ETANOL Brazil's biofuels scenario: What are the main drivers which will shape investments in the long term? Artur Yabe Milanez Manager BNDES...

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Trade and Workforce Changeover in Brazil  

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Rate and Job Flows in Brazil,” Journal of Policy Reform,intensive occupations in Brazil’s traded-goods sector isinput tari? (in z jt ). Brazil’s nominal exchange rate is

Muendler, Marc-Andreas

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological Conditions at Bikini Atoll: Prospects for ResettlementRadiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary assessment and recommendations for further study  

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Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary assessment and recommendations for further study Radiological Assessment Reports Series 1998 (Vienna: IAEA) 43 pp 200 Austr. Sch. ISBN 92 0 104098 9 These two reports stem from requests to the IAEA, from the local Government Authorities, for help and advice in assessing the radiological situations at two former nuclear weapons testing sites. Both reports have similar general structures - a discussion of the geographical context of the sites; a summary of the weapon tests, and their continuing impacts on the local populations; the basis for the IAEA programme; radiological concepts and criteria in the context of the residual contamination arising from the tests, and specifically the bases for intervention and remediation; assessments of the present and future radiation exposures of the actual/potential residents of the areas; and conclusions and recommendations. Because the indigenous Bikinian population is at present relocated elsewhere in the Marshall Islands archipelago, the report for Bikini Atoll is essentially concerned with an assessment of the current radiological situation, the prospects for resettlement, and the justification and available strategies for remedial action to reassure the Bikinians that it would be safe to return. Since the cessation of testing at the atoll in July 1958, there have been continuing radiological surveys of the local environment - the latest being the Marshall Islands Nationwide Radiological Study under an International Scientific Advisory Panel. The Panel report was not accepted by the Marshall Islands Government, who then requested the IAEA to carry out an independent peer review. The IAEA assessment (with some corroboratory data from a monitoring mission) confirmed the estimate of 15 mSv a-1 for the total potential dose rate to individuals relying entirely on locally produced foodstuffs, mainly from 137Cs in coconuts and other fruits. An examination of existing guidelines and practice concluded that 10 mSv a-1 is an appropriate generic action level to trigger consideration of remediation strategies prior to resettlement. From five potential remedial measures, two were considered in more detail - removal and disposal of the surface 40 cm of the topsoil, and treatment of the soil with high potassium fertilizers. It was concluded that the former, although reducing the dose rate from the residual contamination to less than 0.1 mSv a-1, would entail unacceptable environmental and social consequences. Experimental investigation of the latter showed that it would reduce the uptake of 137Cs significantly, with the total dose rate rapidly declining to about 1.2 mSv a-1; it was also found that the application of fertilizer would have to be repeated every 4-5 years to sustain the reduction. The latter was, therefore, the preferred option together with some localised soil removal in the living areas of the village to reduce both the external exposure and the inhalation pathway. The sole remaining concern of the Bikinians appears to relate to the identification of a reliable authority to assume responsibility for maintaining the implementation of the countermeasure to reduce the 137Cs uptake into foodstuffs for the foreseeable future. If this concern can be resolved, it appears that the way is open for the resettlement of the Bikinian people on the atoll. The situation at Semipalatinsk is somewhat different in one respect - the site, although large, has unrestricted access and small numbers of people already live within the boundaries. After the request to the IAEA from the Kazakhstan Government for assistance, the initial objective was to determine the magnitude of the problem. This was achieved on the first mission to the site when the main areas of contamination were identified using information available from the local authorities, and radiation measurements and sample collections were made at identified places both within, and external to, the site. A second mission extended the range of measurements and sample

Dennis Woodhead

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INTERNATIONALIZING BRAZIL’S UNIVERSITIES: Creating Coherent National Policies Must Be a Priority  

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INTERNATIONALIZING BRAZIL’S UNIVERSITIES: Creating Coherentalternatives. How will Brazil fare in this competition foreducation study programs, Brazil must deal with a number of

Marcelo Knobel

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perspectives Computational Biology in Brazil  

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Perspectives Computational Biology in Brazil Goran Neshich Introduction At the request of the PLoS Computational Biology Editor-in- Chief, I agreed to write about computational biology in Brazil (see author of the field itself is short); b) the current state of the field in Brazil; c) the influence of computational

Neshich, Goran

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Countries - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Countries Countries Glossary › FAQS › Overview Data Reports Analysis Briefs Countries Algeria Angola Argentina Australia Azerbaijan Brazil Canada China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Ecuador Egypt Gabon India Indonesia Iran Iraq Japan Kazakhstan Korea, South Kuwait Libya Malaysia Mexico Nigeria Norway Oman Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa Sudan and South Sudan Syria Thailand Turkey United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela Yemen Regional Caribbean Caspian Sea East China Sea Eastern Mediterranean Middle East & North Africa South China Sea Special Topics Emerging East Africa Energy OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet World Oil Transit Chokepoints World Regions Oil Production Oil Consumption Proved Reserves Click country for more information | Zoom Out | Zoom to: Zoom to Country: Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Angola

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Countries - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

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Total Crude Oil and Products Imports from All Countries  

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Country: All Countries Persian Gulf OPEC Algeria Angola Ecuador Iraq Kuwait Libya Nigeria Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Venezuela Non OPEC Albania Argentina Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bolivia Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Cameroon Canada Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Estonia Finland France Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibralter Greece Guatemala Guinea Hong Kong Hungary India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Kazakhstan Korea, South Kyrgyzstan Latvia Liberia Lithuania Malaysia Malta Mauritania Mexico Midway Islands Morocco Namibia Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papua New Guinea Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Romania Russia Senegal Singapore Slovakia South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Thailand Togo Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vietnam Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen

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Countries - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Countries Countries Glossary › FAQS › Overview Data Reports Analysis Briefs Countries Algeria Angola Argentina Australia Azerbaijan Brazil Canada China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Ecuador Egypt Gabon India Indonesia Iran Iraq Japan Kazakhstan Korea, South Kuwait Libya Malaysia Mexico Nigeria Norway Oman Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa Sudan and South Sudan Syria Thailand Turkey United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela Yemen Regional Caribbean Caspian Sea East China Sea Eastern Mediterranean Middle East & North Africa South China Sea Special Topics Emerging East Africa Energy OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet World Oil Transit Chokepoints World Regions Oil Production Oil Consumption Proved Reserves Click country for more information | Zoom Out | Zoom to: Zoom to Country: Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Angola

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Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)-Fossil Fuel CO2  

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Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)-Fossil Fuel CO2 Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)-Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)-Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy, Climate Topics: GHG inventory, Background analysis Resource Type: Dataset Website: cdiac.ornl.gov/trends/emis/meth_reg.html Country: United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Egypt, South Africa, Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand

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United States - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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‹ Countries ‹ Countries United States Glossary › FAQS › Overview / Data Analysis Briefs Countries Algeria Angola Argentina Australia Azerbaijan Brazil Canada China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Ecuador Egypt Gabon India Indonesia Iran Iraq Japan Kazakhstan Korea, South Kuwait Libya Malaysia Mexico Nigeria Norway Oman Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa Sudan and South Sudan Syria Thailand Turkey United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela Yemen Regional Caribbean Caspian Sea East China Sea Eastern Mediterranean Middle East & North Africa South China Sea Special Topics Emerging East Africa Energy OPEC Revenues Fact Sheet World Oil Transit Chokepoints Overview data for United States + EXPAND ALL Petroleum (Thousand Barrels per Day) Previous Year Latest Year History United States North America

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Industry turns its attention south  

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

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

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natalizumab balanced up in Brazil  

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Natalizumab appears to be cost effective for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in Brazil, researchers have shown.

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fighting HIV — Lessons from Brazil  

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...people by the end of 2005. Yet Brazil's persistent and aggressive efforts to prevent new HIV infections have probably played an equal or greater role in slowing the spread of the virus and containing the country's epidemic. At the beginning of the 1990s, the epidemics in Brazil and South Africa, both ranked... Dr. Susan Okie writes that Brazil's persistent and aggressive efforts to prevent new HIV infections have played a major role in slowing the spread of the virus and containing the country's epidemic.

Okie S.

2006-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrupting Learning: Evidence From Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil  

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from rural northeast Brazil. Oxford: Oxford Universityncia Brasil. 2005. “Brazil: The Hidden Cost of DecentralizedPoliciticans: The E?ects of Brazil’s Publicily Released

Ferraz, Claudio; Finan, Frederico; Moreira, Diana B

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science and Technology in Brazil  

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We will show an overview of S&T in Brazil, considering funding, the role of universities and business, and illustrative results, including data for the areas of Optics and...

Brito Cruz, Carlos H

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Distributed Rural Electrification in Brazil  

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DG technologies ranging from diesel generators to solar home systems already have a long history ... electrification in Brazil is dominated by the centralized utilities installing and operating distributed techno...

Hisham Zerriffi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agreements --General/Regional 171 GENERAL/REGIONAL  

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

Wolf, Aaron

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Cross-avenue politics : the case of Colombia and Brazil  

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the Pragmatic Vote in Brazil’s 2006 Presidential Election,”Deadlock of Democracy in Brazil. Ann Arbor: University of2003. “Agenda Power in Brazil’s Câmara dos Deputados, 1989

Pachon Buitrago, Monica

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MSU AT WORK IN BRAZIL: AN OVERVIEW  

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Brazil's pioneering research, including renewable energy and natural resource protection. With faculty in Amazonian ecology for decades. Research on megadevelopments, renewable energy and agricultural practicesMSU AT WORK IN BRAZIL: AN OVERVIEW InternationalStudiesandPrograms Michigan State University

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Green Skies of Brazil |GE Global Research  

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Green Skies of Brazil Green Skies of Brazil Lucas Malta 2014.08.28 Not every professional gets to see on a daily basis the impact of herhis work on other people's lives. If you...

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Brazil  

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Constitutional provisions and fundamental rights, since the entering into force of the Constitution of 1988, have begun to be demanded and applied more fiercely by all courts. The direct provisions on author’s...

Allan Rocha de Souza

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BRAZIL VISITING FELLOWSHIP SCHEME Application Form  

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BRAZIL VISITING FELLOWSHIP SCHEME Application Form APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE TYPEWRITTEN AND BOXES of attendance Qualifications awarded and class of Honours, etc. Principal Subject(s) taken #12;BRAZIL VISITING): Date(s) From To To Nature of work and Position held Name and address of employer #12;BRAZIL VISITING

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OUT Success Stories: Rural Electrification in Brazil  

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The United States and Brazil are collaborating to bring electricity to some 5 million households in rural Brazil. Over the next decade, there is a potential to install approximately 500 megawatts (MW) of solar home systems and 1000 MW of community systems, bringing light to households, schools, and health clinics throughout rural Brazil.

Strawn, N.

2000-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Abortion in Brazil: Contending Discourses and Women's Experiences  

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Gender 2010 Abortion in Brazil: contending discourses andthe practice of abortion in Brazil in hope to reach anthe practice of abortion in Brazil. In contrast to the US,

Tussi, Fernanda P.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil: desafios de las politicas para las familias  

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Significance of Skin Color in Brazil, Princeton Universityof Gender Inequality- in Brazil, 1914-1940. Bercovich. A„and Demography in Brazil: the Case of the Metropolitan Area

Goldani, Ana Maria; Lazo, Aida Verdugo

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation Potential of Compact Fluorescent Lamps in India and Brazil  

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1988. The private sector in Brazil owned (in 1986) 40% ofElectricity Conservation in Brazil: Potential and Pro-electricity consumption in Brazil's residential sector was

Gadgil, A.J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regulation and Moral Hazard in Forest Concessions in Brazil  

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and Forest Concessions in Brazil. Planejamento e Políticaswelfare maximization in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro: IPEA, 1998.in Forest Concessions in Brazil Eduardo A. Tillmann MS.

Balbinotto Neto, Giácomo; Tillmann, Eduardo A; Ratnieks, Ianes

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Brazil-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information  

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Energy Topics Background analysis Website http:www.usaid.govourwork Country Brazil South America References Brazil1 "USAID has an extensive environmental program in Brazil...

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A new species of Thelypteris (Thelypteridaceae) from southern Bahia, Brazil  

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Forests of Northeastern Brazil. Memoirs of the New Yorkin southern Bahia, Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation 7:Atlantic Coastal Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil. In: W. W.

Matos, Fernando B.; Smith, Alan R.; Labiak, Paulo H.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Patent Bargains in NICs: The Case of Brazil  

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in Sub-Saharan Africa. 100 In Brazil, the illiteracy rate isgeneric medicines sold in Brazil are manufactured locally.Essential Medicines in Brazil: Recent Regulation and Public

Salama, Bruno Meyerhof; Benoliel, Daniel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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When Crime Pays: Measuring Judicial Efficacy against Corruption in Brazil  

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for now - crime pays in Brazil. Paginal5de27 ReferencesEfficacy against Corruption in Brazil Carlos Higino Ribeiroa widespread perception in Brazil that civil servants caught

Ribeiro de Alencar, Carlos Higino; Gico, Ivo Jr.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary assessment of potential CDM early start projects in Brazil  

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a clean, renewable energy source in Brazil. Contact WINROCKa clean, renewable energy source in Brazil. Contact: WINROCKof a clean, renewable energy source in Brazil. The hydro

Meyers, S.; Sathaye, J.; Lehman, B.; Schumacher, K.; van Vliet, O.; Moreira, J.R.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil Should Facilitate Research Brazil is home to more species of  

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Letters Brazil Should Facilitate Research Permits Brazil is home to more species of plants 2009). Given Brazil's expanding in- vestments in meat and ethanol pro- duction and industrial in Brazil is particularly prob- lematic. To further assess this prob- lem, we launched a survey among

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A new Vaccinium (Ericaceae) from Guyanan Brazil  

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Recent collections from Serra do Aracá in northern Brazil include range extensions for several Guayanan Ericaceae...Vaccinium pipolyi Luteyn which is herein described and illustrated.

James L. Luteyn

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Oseltamivir cost saving for influenza in Brazil  

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Oseltamivir is cost saving for the treatment of influenza virus infections, according to researchers from Brazil. This study was presented at the 10th...

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Energy Overview of Brazil  

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The DOE Office of Fossil Energy is maintaining a web site that is meant to provide useful business- and energy-related information about countries and regions of the world for exporters, project developers, and researchers. The site consists of more than 130 country pages (organized into seven different world regions), with each country page having its own set of links to information sources about that country. There are also more than 30 Country Energy Overviews at the web site -- each of these is a comprehensive review of a specific country's entire energy situation, including sections on Energy Policy, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Hydroelectric/Renewables, Nuclear Power, Energy Transmission Infrastructure, Electricity, Electric Industry Overview, Environmental Activities, Privatization, Trade, and Economic Situation. The specific country highlighted in this Country Energy Overview is Brazil. The site is designed to be dynamic. Updates to the overviews will be made as need and resources permit.

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2003-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy support activities Brazil Rural Energy  

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1 Policy support activities Brazil Rural Energy Enterprise Development (B-REED) Juan Zak UNEP Risoe that encourages manufacture of alternative energy equipment in Brazil. 2. Replace subsidies via CCC by extension (in many cases at lower voltage). 6. RGR funds must give preference to small-scale renewable energy

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Bilateral Cooperation | Department of Energy  

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MOUs and Energy Partnerships with Argentina, Brazil, Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, Jordan, Mongolia, Egypt and the Republic of Korea . International Nuclear Energy Research...

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Coalitional Choices and Strategic Challenges: The Landless Movement in Brazil, 1970–2005  

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Socio-Religious Origins of Brazil’s Landless Rural WorkersOrdinary Revolution: Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement. ”2000. “Breaking New Ground: Brazil’s MST. ” NACLA Report on

Sinek, Wendy M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Social Function of Property Rights in Brazil  

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of Law & Economics in Brazil will provide a more analyticalFUNCTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS IN BRAZIL Flávia Santinoni Vera*at the Federal Senate in Brazil since 1985 and currently

Santinoni Vera, Flavia

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S.-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue Joint Report | Department...  

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of America and the Federative Republic of Brazil On the Strategic Energy Dialogue U.S. and Brazil Bilateral Collaboration on Biofuels U.S.-Brazil Binational Joint Action Plan...

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US, UK, Kazakhstan Secure Radiological Transportation Vehicles...  

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place them in secure storage, and improve radiological transportation security and site security. The United Kingdom-funded projects provide an immediate security and safety...

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KazaKhstan and theworld economy  

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the team. Other contributors are Lucy Davis,Iana Dreyer,Fredrik Erixon,Arastou Khatibi, Florian Koebele accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for twelve years. Long accession processes have not been of an econometric study show that mem- bership of the WTO would only lead to small static effects on trade

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NREL-Brazil Bilateral Technical Coordination | Open Energy Information  

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Bilateral Technical Coordination Jump to: navigation, search Logo: NREL-Brazil Bilateral Technical Coordination Name NREL-Brazil Bilateral Technical Coordination AgencyCompany...

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US - Brazil Binational Energy Working Group Joint Action Plan...  

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US - Brazil Binational Energy Working Group Joint Action Plan US - Brazil Binational Energy Working Group Joint Action Plan brazilactionplan7202010.pdf More Documents &...

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Targeted cancer therapies struggle in Mexico and Brazil  

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In Mexico and Brazil targeted therapies for cancer such as rituximab... The Impact of LATAM (Brazil and Mexico) Payer Policy on Prescribing in...

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Brazil Technology Center Speeds the Pace of Innovation |...  

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Brazil Technology Center Speeds the Pace of Innovation The Brazil Technology Center Speeds the Pace of Innovation Bruno Betoni Parodi 2012.09.06 (Please find Portuguese translation...

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Meeting Energy Needs in Brazil |GE Global Research  

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Brazil Looking a Decade Ahead: Electrical Power Generation in Brazil Ricardo Hernandez Pereira 2014.11.03 In the Bioenergy Systems Organization at GE Global Research - Rio de...

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U.S. and Brazil Bilateral Collaboration on Biofuels | Department...  

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U.S. and Brazil Bilateral Collaboration on Biofuels U.S. and Brazil Bilateral Collaboration on Biofuels Helena Chum, NREL, presentation at the December 5, 2012, Biomass...

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Brazil's Biofuels Scenario: What are the Main Drivers Which will...  

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Brazil's Biofuels Scenario: What are the Main Drivers Which will Shape Investments in the Long Term? Brazil's Biofuels Scenario: What are the Main Drivers Which will Shape...

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Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India...  

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Brazil, China, India and South Africa Jump to: navigation, search Name Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa AgencyCompany...

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NPP Tropical Forest: Manaus, Brazil [Amazonas]  

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Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990 Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Piedade, M. T. F., and W. J. Junk. 2001. NPP Tropical Forest: Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and components of productivity for several types of tropical forest were determined for a number of study sites around Manaus, Brazil, from 1963 to the present. The study sites include several (0.2 ha) stands of terra firme (dry land) forest at " 64" to the northeast of Manaus, towards Itacoatiara (approximately 3.0 S 59.7 W, near the " Egler" Reserve), riverine forest in the 10 km x 10 km " Reserve" (2.95 S 59.95 W, 26 km

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Diurnal Rainfall Variation in Northeast Brazil  

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The diurnal rainfall variation in northeast Brazil is investigated for the period 1961–70. Most coastal areas are found to experience a nocturnal maximum in rainfall activity. probably due to convergence between the mean onshore flow and the ...

Vernon E. Kousky

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil Ethanol Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Ethanol Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: Brazil Ethanol Inc. Place: New York, New York Zip: 10021 Product: A New York City-based firm that had raised USD 10.4m as of 1 May...

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August 2012 Brazil is one of the great success stories  

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August 2012 Brazil is one of the great success stories of the last several decades ­ and today has become a vibrant democracy and an economic powerhouse. Brazil's international profile has never been and staff. Our study of Brazil is strong and our engagement with Brazil is growing. Today, work

Oxford, University of

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Investigation of the Brazil Current front variability from altimeter data  

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Investigation of the Brazil Current front variability from altimeter data Gustavo J. Goni Atlantic, Brazil Abstract. The southwestern Atlantic Ocean is characterized by the confluence of the Brazil in conjunction with a two-layer dynamical ocean scheme to monitor the Brazil Current front and to investigate its

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Brazil's Right to Save Lives (NYT) 484 words  

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Brazil's Right to Save Lives (NYT) 484 words Published: June 23, 2005 Brazil has the best anti-name drugs. Brazil can freely copy any drug commercialized before 1997, when the country began to respect are still imported and are expensive, and Brazil is spending two-thirds of its antiretroviral budget on just

Lopez-Carr, David

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Brasilia, Brazil: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Brasilia, Brazil: Energy Resources Brasilia, Brazil: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Name Brasilia, Brazil Equivalent URI DBpedia GeoNames ID 3469058 Coordinates -15.77972°, -47.92972° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-15.77972,"lon":-47.92972,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Air-driven Brazil nut effect  

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A large heavy object may rise to the top of a bed of smaller particles under the influence of vertical vibration, the “Brazil nut effect.” Recently it has been noted that interstitial air can influence the Brazil nut rise time. Here we report that the air movement induced by vertical vibration produces a very strong Brazil nut effect for fine granular beds. We use a porous-bottomed box to investigate the mechanism responsible for this effect and to demonstrate that it is related to the piling of fine beds, first reported by Chladni and studied by Faraday. Both effects are due to the strong interaction of the fine particles with the air, as it is forced through the bed by the vibration.

M. A. Naylor; Michael R. Swift; P. J. King

2003-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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US/Brazil joint pilot project objectives  

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This paper describes a joint US/Brazil pilot project for rural electrification, whose major goals are: to establish technical, institutional, and economic confidence in using renewable energy (PV and wind) to meet the needs of the citizens of rural Brazil; to establish on-going institutional, individual and business relationships necessary to implement sustainable programs and commitments; to lay the groundwork for larger scale rural electrification through the use of distributed renewable technologies. The projects have supported low power home lighting systems, lighting and refrigeration for schools and medical centers, and water pumping systems. This is viewed as a long term project, where much of the equipment will come from the US, but Brazil will be responsible for program management, and sharing data gained from the program. The paper describes in detail the Brazilian program which was instituted to support this phased project.

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1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil: Energy Resources Brazil: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-10,"lon":-55.001388888889,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Strategies to promote renewable energy in Brazil  

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The present study is the result of recent research that has been developed in Brazil in cooperation with international research centers. The aim is to analyze the best strategies for maintaining the high share of renewable sources in Brazil's electric power generation system. The results show that, for the time horizon considered, the country still has plentiful energy resources available, notably its hydroelectric potential, and that the introduction of mitigation measures in the electricity sector has only a small impact on the price of electricity. The study also shows that the country has made a significant contribution to the struggle against global warming.

Amaro Olimpio Pereira Jr.; André Santos Pereira; Emilio Lèbre La Rovere; Martha Macedo de Lima Barata; Sandra de Castro Villar; Silvia Helena Pires

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affirmative Action and Higher Education in Brazil  

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This article examines the impact of affirmative action in Brazil. Since 2003, some public universities have adopted a quota system for students from public schools, blacks (blacks and mestizos), indigenous people, poor ones, and people with special disability needs. This approach investigates the implementation of a quota system in the Federal University of Bahia. Bahia is the state with the highest percentage of black people in Brazil. The article analyzes the performance of students who were admitted by the quota system during 2 years. It also suggests that affirmative action must be understood in different contexts, principally in relation to other countries such as the United States and India.

J.T. dos Santos; D.M. Queiroz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Chapter 7 - Case Studies in Brazil  

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Chapter 7 examines a variety of cases of new pedagogic and technological approaches. In Brazil, the selected cases include: The Digital Educational Project in Piraí-RJ; The C.E.S.A.R and the 3Es: Engineering, Education and Entrepreneurship Project; The Veduca Educational Experiment; the Start-up Neoprospecta; and the Lemann Center for Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Ronaldo Mota; David Scott

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extreme overirradiance events in São Paulo, Brazil  

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Abstract Phenomena of overirradiance have been pointed all over the World. This note presents the most extreme enhancement event reported in Brazil, which contains an irradiance reading of 1590 W/m2 measured in São Paulo (latitude 23°32?S) at relatively low altitude (760 m a.s.l.).

Marcelo Pinho Almeida; Roberto Zilles; Eduardo Lorenzo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Money Reconstructed: Argentina and Brazil after Hyperinflation  

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Money Reconstructed: Argentina and Brazil after Hyperinflation Jérôme Sgard (Sciences Po / CERI high inflation, money's dual function as a unit of account and a unit of payment are split attempt to rebuild a single, national money. Whereas returning to peso pricing on domestic markets proved

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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East Coast (PADD 1) Imports from All Countries  

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Import Area: East Coast (PADD 1) Midwest (PADD 2) Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) West Coast (PADD 5) Period/Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day Import Area: East Coast (PADD 1) Midwest (PADD 2) Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) West Coast (PADD 5) Period/Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day Country: All Countries Persian Gulf OPEC Algeria Angola Ecuador Iraq Kuwait Libya Nigeria Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Venezuela Non OPEC Argentina Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Cameroon Canada Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Denmark Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Estonia Finland France Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibralter Greece Guatemala Guinea Hong Kong Hungary India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Kazakhstan Korea, South Kyrgyzstan Latvia Liberia Lithuania Malaysia Malta Mauritania Mexico Morocco Namibia Netherlands Netherlands Antilles Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Romania Russia Senegal Singapore South Africa Spain Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Thailand Togo Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Vietnam Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen

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Diagnostic Studies of Rainfall Anomalies in Northeast Brazil  

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The large-scale atmospheric circulation of the Brazil-Atlantic sector is studied in relation to extreme rainfall anomalies in two large regions of Northeast Brazil (Nordeste). Long-term rainfall series, aerological records of stations in South ...

Pao-Shin Chu

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Activity Stream - Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Brazil from...  

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for Brazil from NREL 6 days ago Jay Huggins added the extra "catalog" to the dataset Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Brazil from NREL 8 days ago Jay Huggins updated the dataset...

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C3Bio.org - Tags: 2014 World Cup Brazil  

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.bmp, .tif, .tiff, .png, .gif) Submit You are here: Home Tags 2014 World Cup Brazil Tags: 2014 World Cup Brazil More tags Categories Note: Results do not include pending,...

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Ecology and Geography of Plague Transmission Areas in Northeastern Brazil  

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Plague in Brazil is poorly known and now rarely seen, so studies of its ecology are difficult. We used ecological niche models of historical (1966-present) records of human plague cases across northeastern Brazil to assess hypotheses regarding...

Giles, John R; Peterson, A. Townsend; Ameida, Alzira

2011-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Sabine Pass, LA Exports to Brazil Liquefied Natural Gas (Million...  

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Brazil Liquefied Natural Gas (Million Cubic Feet) Sabine Pass, LA Exports to Brazil Liquefied Natural Gas (Million Cubic Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec...

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Freeport, TX Liquefied Natural Gas Exports to Brazil (Million...  

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to Brazil (Million Cubic Feet) Freeport, TX Liquefied Natural Gas Exports to Brazil (Million Cubic Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2011 2,581 2014 2,664...

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Education, cost of living and regional wage inequality in Brazil  

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...The objective of this article is to analyze wage inequality among the 10 largest metropolitan regions in Brazil in the 1990s. We assess the extent ... of living among regions. Wage differentials in Brazil were...

Carlos R. Azzoni; Luciana M.S. Servo

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-US Lab Consortium Activities | Open Energy Information  

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Consortium Activities Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-US Lab Consortium Activities Name Brazil-US Lab Consortium Activities AgencyCompany Organization U.S. Department of...

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1DANGEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRAZIL Dangerous Climate  

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1DANGEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRAZIL Dangerous Climate A BrAzil-UK AnAlysis of ClimAte ChAnge And deforestAtion impACts in the AmAzon Change in Brazil #12;3DANGEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRAZIL April 2011Alysis of ClimAte ChAnge And deforestAtion impACts in the AmAzon Change in Brazil #12;4 DANGEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE

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Sustainable Rural Energy Development in Brazil  

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Under the Luz Para Todos ('Lights for All') Program, the Government of Brazil (GOB) seeks to provide basic electricity services to all its citizens by 2008. An estimated 2.5 million rural households (over 12 million Brazilians) currently lack electric service, with approximately 80% of them located in rural areas. Since many of these households are too geographically isolated to be connected to the national grid, they will receive distributed energy systems, and the government hopes to maximize the use of local renewable resources to service them. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is working with the GOB and a variety of local partners to identify and implement sustainable off-grid solutions to meet Brazil's rural energy needs. Focused in the Amazon region, these collaborative activities are, on one hand, using field-based activities to build local technical capacity and design replicable models for rural energy development, while on the other hand helping to develop the institutional structures that will be necessary to sustain distributed renewable energy development on a large-scale in Brazil.

Ghandour, A.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil LULUCF Modeling | Open Energy Information  

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LULUCF Modeling LULUCF Modeling Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Brazil LULUCF Modeling Agency/Company /Organization: Energy Sector Management Assistance Program of the World Bank Sector: Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Forestry, Transportation Topics: Background analysis, Market analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.esmap.org/esmap/sites/esmap.org/files/PR_brazil1_Low%20Carbon%20Ca Country: Brazil South America Coordinates: -14.235004°, -51.92528° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-14.235004,"lon":-51.92528,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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MAR Background Report MAR Background Report: Indigenous Protest in Brazil  

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MAR Background Report MAR Background Report: Indigenous Protest in Brazil Hundreds of indigenous people demonstrated at the National Congress in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, following the announcement in the 1990s in the midst of extensive protests in Brazil and around the world. On February 8, an indigenous

Milchberg, Howard

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Survival analisis in breast cancer's women in Santa Catarina, Brazil.  

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...of Breast Phyllodes Tumours in Southern Brazil J Giacomazzi P Koehler-Santos BB Alemar...UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Background: Previous studies in Brazilian...pediatric adrenocortical tumors in Southern Brazil. However, other tumours types, including...

IJ Schneider and ED Orsi

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Prevalence of multiple lifestyle risk factors for cancer in Brazil  

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...of Breast Phyllodes Tumours in Southern Brazil J Giacomazzi P Koehler-Santos BB Alemar...UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Background: Previous studies in Brazilian...pediatric adrenocortical tumors in Southern Brazil. However, other tumours types, including...

Ana Mendonca; Luis Martins; Beatriz Jardim; Liz Almeida; Valeska Figueiredo; Jose Lozana

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT Late Holocene paleoenvironmental changes in Northeast Brazil  

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Brazil recorded by organic matter in lacustrine sediments of Lake Boqueirão. Zocatelli, R, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. f LMI "PALEOTRACES" (Paléoclimatologie tropicale: TRACEurs et Variabilité Northeast Brazil represents a key area in terms of Holocene environmental changes in South America due

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UNIVERSIDADE DO SUL DE SANTA CATARINA Florianopolis, Brazil  

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UNIVERSIDADE DO SUL DE SANTA CATARINA Florianopolis, Brazil College of Charleston Bilateral for potential transfer credit. Florianopolis is the capital of Santa Catarina state in the south of Brazil. It has a vibrant and colorful mix of the best Brazil has to offer. It is located between the cities

Young, Paul Thomas

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Taiko in Brazil: Japanese Cultural Diaspora and Hybridization Through Percussion Music  

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A. Olsen, “Japanese Music in Brazil,” (Asian Music ,Vol. 14,Musical Life in Peru and Brazil” (Ethnomusicology, Vol. 27,Drumming Styles - Japan and Brazil” Oxfam Education, Oxfam

Sybert, Stephanie N

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping violence : homicides trends in Mexico and Brazil 1990-2010  

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and Economic Development in Brazil: Elements for Effectiveand Spatial Dependence in Brazil." IPEA Discussion PaperPolitics in Argentina and Brazil Lynne Rienner Publishers,

Arredondo Sanchez Lira, Jaime; Arredondo Sanchez Lira, Jaime

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Money Trap: NGO Funding and Political Action in Brazil's Favelas  

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States Penetration of Brazil. University of Pennsylvaniafrom Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Connolly, Paul M. 2007. “Deepered. Democratizing Brazil. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sinek, Wendy Grace Muse M

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework For Designing A Network Of Marine Protected Areas In The Abrolhos Bank, Brazil  

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the Abrolhos Reef Region, Brazil. Proceedings of the Eightunique Abrolhos Reef Formation (Brazil): need for specificof the Abrolhos Area, Brazil. Proceedings of the Colloquium

Mazzillo, Fernanda

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethnicity in Wounded Spaces: Instrumentalism and the Making of Africa in Brazil  

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Wideangle, Black and White Brazil: Introducing AffirmativeAction in Brazil (2007), http://www.pbs.org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/brazil-in-black-and-white/

Kearney, Amanda

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dangerous Spaces of Citizenship: Gang Talk, Rights Talk, and Rule of Law in Brazil  

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Violence in Democratic Brazil. Ethnography Caldeira, TeresaResignifications of Justice in Brazil. In Law and DisorderDemocracy and Violence in Brazil. Comparative Studies in

Holston, James

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobilizing the Grassroots from Above: Political Engagement among AIDS Associations in Democratic Brazil  

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Participation in São Paulo, Brazil. World Development 33 (to AIDS challenges in Brazil: limits and possibilities.society in Argentina and Brazil. Comparative Politics:21-42.

Rich, Jessica A. J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dancing Africa in Bahia : dance, embodied authenticity and the consumption of "Africa" in Bahia, Brazil  

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Formation in Contemporary Brazil." In On Edge: The Crisis ofof Bahia, Northeastern Brazil. ” National Library of Ghana.197-204. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: UNESCO. Centro de Estudos

Ahlberg, Meredith A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interracial Marriage in Brazil: a discussion about local marriage market, parents' characteristics, and household chores  

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Identity: Comparing the United States and Brazil. ” Pp.Politics in Contemporary Brazil, edited by M Hanchard and NUnmixing for Race Making in Brazil. ” American Journal of

Tomas, Maria Carolina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S.-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue | Department of Energy  

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Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue U.S.-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue May 3, 2012 - 10:06am Addthis On the occasion of President Obama's March 2011 visit to Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil and he announced the creation of a Strategic Energy Dialogue (SED) to support the two countries' common goals of developing safe, secure and affordable supplies of energy for economic growth, energy security, and the transition to a clean energy economy. Priority areas of cooperation include oil and natural gas, biofuels, renewable energy and energy efficiency, and nuclear energy. In August 2011, U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman led an interagency delegation to Brazil to formally launch the Dialogue (http://energy.gov/articles/us-and-brazil-launch-strategic-energy-dialogue).

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Brazil-NETL Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships | Open Energy Information  

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Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships (Redirected from Brazil-NETL Cooperation) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-NETL Cooperation Name Brazil-NETL Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization National Energy Technology Laboratory Partner Brazil Sector Energy Topics Background analysis Website http://www.netl.doe.gov/techno Program Start 2007 Program End 2012 Country Brazil South America References NETL Technologies Programs[1] This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships with Brazil ORD International Research Agreements Brazilian Coal Gasification and CCS MOUs References ↑ NETL Technologies Programs Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Brazil-NETL_Advanced_Fossil_Fuels_Partnerships&oldid=375248"

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Potential economic impact of the 21-gene recurrence score in Brazil.  

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...MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING IN THE STATE OF GOIAS, BRAZIL, 2010 R Freitas-Junior RS Correa J-E...University of Goias, Goiania, Goias, Brazil; Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Goiania, Goias, Brazil; National Cancer Institute of Brazil...

CE Bacchi; ED Saad; FM Carvalho; EB Ojopi; FE Prisco

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil 1 Buzius and Salvador Brazil is one of those countries that have a very distinctive feel and a vivid image. Each one  

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Brazil 1 ­ Buzius and Salvador Brazil is one of those countries that have a very distinctive feel and a vivid image. Each one of us carries a detailed picture of Brazil in his mind, even without being there and carnival. The fantastic thing is that upon arriving to Brazil, one finds out that the real Brazil matches

Beimel, Amos

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Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and  

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Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and Security Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and Security August 22, 2011 - 4:17pm Addthis Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman addresses attendees at the 12th International Meeting of Energy during his recent trip to Brazil | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Jen Stutsman Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman addresses attendees at the 12th International Meeting of Energy during his recent trip to Brazil | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Jen Stutsman Daniel B. Poneman Daniel B. Poneman Deputy Secretary of Energy As the two largest economies and the two largest democracies in the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Brazil share many common values and common interests. Across a broad range of topics - from economics and

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Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and  

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Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and Security Strategic Energy Dialogue With Brazil Promotes Mutual Prosperity and Security August 22, 2011 - 4:17pm Addthis Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman addresses attendees at the 12th International Meeting of Energy during his recent trip to Brazil | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Jen Stutsman Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman addresses attendees at the 12th International Meeting of Energy during his recent trip to Brazil | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Jen Stutsman Daniel B. Poneman Daniel B. Poneman Deputy Secretary of Energy As the two largest economies and the two largest democracies in the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Brazil share many common values and common interests. Across a broad range of topics - from economics and

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Wind Energy Atlas of Brazil | Open Energy Information  

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Energy Atlas of Brazil Energy Atlas of Brazil Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Wind Energy Atlas of Brazil Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Potentials & Scenarios Website: 130.226.17.201/extra/web_docs/windmaps/Brazil_wind_map.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/wind-energy-atlas-brazil,http://clean Language: English Policies: Deployment Programs DeploymentPrograms: Technical Assistance The maps provided in this resource result from a surface wind modelling tool called MesoMap that estimates the wind potential over the Brazilian territory by simulating the atmosphere dynamics of the wind regime and the related meteorological variables from validated atmosphere pressure-data samples. References Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Wind_Energy_Atlas_of_Brazil&oldid=514616

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File:BrazilTMYst 238.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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BrazilTMYst 238.pdf BrazilTMYst 238.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Meteorology: map of Brazil selected meteorological stations and elevation from NREL Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 12.31 MB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Brazil - select meteorological stations and elevation Description Meteorology: map of Brazil selected meteorological stations and elevation from NREL Sources NREL Authors Donna Heimiller Related Technologies Meteorology Creation Date 2005/02/01 Extent National Countries Brazil UN Region South America Coordinates -14.235004°, -51.92528° File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment

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Brazil-CCAP Developing Country Project | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil-CCAP Developing Country Project Brazil-CCAP Developing Country Project Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Developing Country Project Agency/Company /Organization Center for Clean Air Policy Sector Climate, Energy Topics Background analysis, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.ccap.org/ Program Start 2006 Country Brazil South America References Developing Country Project[1] Brazil-Developing Country Project Screenshot Contents 1 Overview 2 Brazil 3 China 4 India 5 Indonesia 6 Mexico 7 References Overview "As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) moves forward, it is critical that developing countries are ready and able to make significant progress toward reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. CCAP is helping developing countries prepare for and participate

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Brazil-Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) | Open Energy  

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Brazil-Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) Brazil-Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) Name Brazil-Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) Agency/Company /Organization The Children's Investment Fund Foundation, SouthSouthNorth, University of Cape Town-Energy Research Centre, Danish Government Sector Climate, Energy Topics Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Pathways analysis Website http://www.mapsprogramme.org Program Start 2010 Program End 2013 Country Brazil South America References Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS)[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 MAPS Processes and Outcomes 2.1 Chile 2.2 Colombia 2.3 Peru 2.4 Brazil 2.5 Resources 2.5.1 Mitigation Action Country Studies

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The CHUVA Project how does convection vary across the Brazil?  

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1 The CHUVA Project ­ how does convection vary across the Brazil? Luiz A. T. Machado1 , Maria A. F de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos (CPTEC), Brazil. 2. Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas, Brazil. 3. Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia Espacial

Chaboureau, Jean-Pierre

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Virtual Leadership in Brazil - Virtual Intelligence in Multinational Companies.  

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?? As the technology develops, the communication infrastructure continues to innovate and increase competitiveness. For companies in a country such as Brazil, communicating virtually may… (more)

Wikström, Ida

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Invisible Migrants : Norwegians in Brazil, 1820-1940.  

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??The present study focuses on Norwegian migration to Brazil from a macro-level perspective: how many migrated, when, where, how and why. The present analysis is… (more)

Figueiredo, Clarisse Carvalho

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why has a ‘little Sweden’ emerged in Brazil?.  

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?? Not long ago, Brazil was a country with an unstable economic system; inflation and interest rates were high and the political system was corrupt… (more)

Öberg, Jessica

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil's Deputy Minister...  

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Secretary Daniel Poneman and Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Mrcio Pereira Zimmermann this week co-chaired the second meeting of the Strategic Energy Dialogue...

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Solar energy for domestic use in southern Brazil.  

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?? Almost all the domestic water in Brazil is heated with an electrical heater directly by the end consumer. A typical heater has an effect… (more)

Hedenberg, Ola

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-Making Energy Efficiency Real (MEER) | Open Energy Information  

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institutions in addressing key EE challenges in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and Russia. MEER will: Map multilateral and international EE initiatives in the selected...

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An Increase in the Number of Tornado Reports in Brazil  

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This paper presents the development of tornado reports in Brazil since the middle of the twentieth century, both for the country as a whole and for the five regions of Brazil: the south, southeast, central-west, northeast, and north. No official ...

Maria A. F. Silva Dias

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dental wear in dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae) from southern Brazil  

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Keywords: Dental crown Marine mammals Occlusion Ontogeny Wear intensity Teeth a b s t r a c t (1) DentalDental wear in dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae) from southern Brazil Carolina Loch *, Paulo C. Simo Catarina, 88040-970, Floriano�polis, Santa Catarina, Brazil 1. Introduction Dental wear is consequence

Simões-Lopes, Paulo César

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Brazil-Danish Government Baseline Workstream | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Brazil-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Agency/Company /Organization Danish Government Partner Danish Ministry for Climate, Energy, and Building; The Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy Topics Implementation, Low emission development planning Program Start 2011 Country Brazil South America References Denmark[1] Overview Progress and Outcomes Capacity building needs identified are lessons learned, challenges and gaps, including those that may be common between countries, and aspects of good practice for assumptions, methodologies and other aspects of baseline setting. References ↑ "Denmark" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Brazil-Danish_Government_Baseline_Workstream&oldid=699917"

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Brazil-NREL Biofuels and EERE Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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NREL Biofuels and EERE Cooperation NREL Biofuels and EERE Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: US-Brazil Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Innovation Partnerships Name US-Brazil Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Innovation Partnerships Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner Brazil Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Biomass, Solar Topics Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.nrel.gov/applying_t Country Brazil South America References NREL Int'l website [1] Abstract NREL is also working with partners in Brazil to perform a life-cycle assessment of biofuels. This is part of a multiyear effort to examine the sustainability of biofuels, direct/indirect land-use change, the benefits of integrated biorefineries (greenhouse gas reductions), and international conservation.

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Brazil-World Bank Climate Projects | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil-World Bank Climate Projects Brazil-World Bank Climate Projects Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Transportation Topics Finance, Background analysis Website http://web.worldbank.org/exter Country Brazil UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References World Bank Project Database-Brazil[1] Contents 1 World Bank Active Climate Projects in Brazil 1.1 Sao Paulo Metro Line 5 Project 1.2 BR-GEF Sustainable Transport and Air Quality Project (STAQ) 1.3 First Programmatic Development Policy Loan for Sustainable Environmental Management 1.4 BR Nova Gerar Carbon Finance and Solid Waste Management Project II 1.5 BR Lages Woodwaste Cogeneration 1.6 PCF Sugar Bagasse Cogeneration Project 1.7 Nova Gerar Landfill Rio de Janeiro

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Suzlon Energia Eolica do Brazil Ltda | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil Ltda Brazil Ltda Jump to: navigation, search Name Suzlon Energia Eolica do Brazil Ltda Place Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil Zip 60175-145 Sector Wind energy Product Brazil-based, Regional subsidiary of Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon. Coordinates -3.718404°, -38.542924° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-3.718404,"lon":-38.542924,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Forest Investment Program (FIP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2008 Country Brazil South America References Forest Investment Program (FIP)[1] Forest Investment Program[2] Brazil Specific Documents[3] Democratic Republic of Congo Specific Documents[4] Ghana Specific Documents[5] Indonesia Specific Documents[6] Laos Specific Documents[7] Mexico Specific Documents[8] Peru Specific Documents[9] Overview "The Forest Investment Program (FIP) is a targeted program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which is one of two funds within the framework of the

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Brazil-Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Initiative | Open Energy  

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Brazil-Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Initiative Brazil-Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-WRI Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Project Name Brazil-WRI Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Project Agency/Company /Organization World Resources Institute (WRI) Sector Climate, Energy Topics Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -NAMA Resource Type Case studies/examples, Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices, Training materials, Workshop Website http://www.wri.org/mapt Program Start 2011 Country Brazil South America References Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) Project[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Resources 3 Partners 4 References Overview Developing countries are increasingly undertaking mitigation efforts in

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BRAZIL’S QUEST TO ALSO FOSTER WIND ENERGY IN THE DEREGULATED MARKET: WILL IT WORK? Authors:  

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Brazil began fostering wind energy in 2004 through a feed-in incentive program named Proinfa, with limited success. In 2009 wind energy began to be contracted through a series of government auctions within the regulated market, known in Brazil as ACR, with the objective of increasing the current 1.8GW in installed capacity to over 8 GW by 2016.

Marta Corrêa Dalbem Unigranrio; Luiz Eduardo Teixeira Brandão Puc-rio; Leonardo Lima Gomes Puc-rio

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Brazil’s Biofuels Scenario: What are the Main Drivers Which will Shape Investments in the Long Term?  

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Breakout Session 3C—Fostering Technology Adoption III: International Market Opportunities in Bioenergy Brazil’s Biofuels Scenario: What are the Main Drivers Which will Shape Investments in the Long Term? Artur Milanez, Manager of Biofuels Department, Brazilian Development Bank

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The Brazil Eucalyptus Potential Productivity Project: Influence of water, nutrients and stand uniformity on wood production  

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The Brazil Eucalyptus Potential Productivity Project: Influence of water, nutrients and stand, Brazil f Veracel Celulose, Eunapolis, Bahia, Brazil g International Paper do Brasil, Mogi Guacu, Sao Paulo, Brazil h Suzano Papel e Celulose, Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia, Brazil i CENIBRA, Ipatinga, Minas

Binkley, Dan

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Peculiarity of Seismicity in the Balakend-Zagatal Region, Azerbaijan  

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The study of seismicity in the Balakend-Zagatal region demonstrates a temporal correlation of small events in the region with the moderate events in Caucasus for the time interval of 1980 to 1990. It is shown that the processes resulting in deformation and tectonic movements of main structural elements of the Caucasus region are internal and are not related to large-scale tectonic processes. A week dependence of the regional movements on the large-scale motion of the lithospheric plates and microplates is apparent from another geological and geodetic data as well.

Ismail-Zadeh, Tahir T. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

189

Intergenerational Relations and Welfare State Restructuring. Why Should We Re-think This Relationship in Brazil  

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Re-Think this Relationship in Brazil Ana Maria Goldani CCPR-in Northeast and Southeast/Brazil, 1980. Anais do XEncontrónortheast and southeast Brazil. PhD. Dissertation presented

Goldani, Ana Maria

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil, and Spain, 1868-1968  

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Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil, and Spain, 1868–1968,in the Back- lands of Brazil. Pittsburgh: University ofCosta, Emília Viotti da. “Brazil: The Age of Reform, 1870–

Price, Rachel L.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Software Studies in action: Open Source and Free Software in Brazil  

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Open Source and Free Software in Brazil Cicero Inacio daSilva Software Studies Brazil Avenida Angelica, 1905 SãoPaulo, SP 01227-200, Brazil Jane de Almeida Mackenzie

da Silva, Cicero Inacio; de Almeida, Jane

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Parents' Occupation on Child Labor and School Attendance in Brazil  

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of Child Work in Urban Brazil? ’ Texto para Discussao no.and School Attendance in Brazil. ” University of Sao Paulo.Market Fluctuations in Urban Brazil’, World Development 31(

Parikh, Anokhi; Sadoulet, Elisabeth

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Last date modified 1/11/13 Location and Institution BRAZIL -PORTO ALEGRE  

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Last date modified 1/11/13 Location and Institution BRAZIL - PORTO ALEGRE throughout Brazil and service learning activities are and/or Scholarships available. See in Brazil. You must apply as soon as possible once accepted into the program

Galles, David

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U.S.-Brazil Binational Joint Action Plan | Department of Energy  

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U.S.-Brazil Binational Joint Action Plan U.S.-Brazil Binational Joint Action Plan U.S.-Brazil Binational Energy Working Group, formed on July 20, 2010, when DOE and the Brazilian...

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Lineage divergence detected in the malaria vector Anopheles marajoara (Diptera: Culicidae) in Amazonian Brazil  

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Culicidae) in Amazonian Brazil. Malaria Journal 2010 9:271.Prado PI: Biodiversity of Brazil: a synthesis of the currentof Amapá, Amazon region, Brazil. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2001,

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health in black and white : debates on racial and ethnic health disparities in Brazil  

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Valle 1985 Updating the Cost of Not Being White in Brazil.Race, class, and power in Brazil. P. -M. Fontaine, ed. Pp.Ideas and Social Policy in Brazil, 1870-1940. In The Idea of

Pagano, Anna

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Queens of the Dancehall and Rudegyals: Rasta Women and Reggae-Dancehall in Brazil  

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and Reggae-Dancehall in Brazil Seeing a female behind a mic(interviewed in southeast Brazil, including MC’s, musicians,in the sound system culture in Brazil is an example the

McFarlane, Marisa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carnaval, Samba Schools and the Negotiation of Gendered Identities in São Paulo, Brazil  

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Bradford. A History of Brazil. New York: Columbia UniversityAlexander (orgs. ). Brazil: Portrait of Half a Continent.Bahian carnival music in Brazil. ” World of Music, Vol. 35,

Brunet, Carla Sacon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free, Social, and Inclusive: Appropriation and Resistance of New Media Technologies in Brazil  

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of higher education in Brazil. Language and Education 21 (Press. Cellular-News. (2008). Brazil 2008 customer numbers.ecosystems.org/book/pdf/4.6.pdf+brazil+digital+media+youth

Horst, Heather A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indirect land-use changes can overcome carbon savings from biofuels in Brazil  

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...fuel ethanol in Brazil (Government...Sao Paulo, Brazil). 5. Reinhardt...Institute for Energy and Environmental...php). 8. Renewable Energy...php). 4. Renewable Energy UK (2009...fuel ethanol in Brazil (Government...

David M. Lapola; Ruediger Schaldach; Joseph Alcamo; Alberte Bondeau; Jennifer Koch; Christina Koelking; Joerg A. Priess

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-nut effect versus reverse Brazil-nut effect in a moderately dense granular fluid  

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A segregation criterion based on the inelastic Enskog kinetic equation is derived to show the transition between the Brazil-nut effect (BNE) and the reverse Brazil-nut effect (RBNE) by varying the different parameters of the system. In contrast to previous theoretical attempts, the approach is not limited to the near-elastic case, takes into account the influence of both thermal gradients and gravity, and applies for moderate densities. The form of the phase diagrams for the BNE-RBNE transition depends sensitively on the value of gravity relative to the thermal gradient, so that it is possible to switch between both states for given values of the mass and size ratios, the coefficients of restitution, and the solid volume fraction. In particular, the influence of collisional dissipation on segregation becomes more important when the thermal gradient dominates over gravity than in the opposite limit. The present analysis extends previous results derived in the dilute limit case and is consistent with the findings of some recent experimental results.

Vicente Garzó

2008-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-nut effect versus reverse Brazil-nut effect in a moderately dense granular fluid  

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A new segregation criterion based on the inelastic Enskog kinetic equation is derived to show the transition between the Brazil-nut effect (BNE) and the reverse Brazil-nut effect (RBNE) by varying the different parameters of the system. In contrast to previous theoretical attempts the approach is not limited to the near-elastic case, takes into account the influence of both thermal gradients and gravity and applies for moderate densities. The form of the phase-diagrams for the BNE/RBNE transition depends sensitively on the value of gravity relative to the thermal gradient, so that it is possible to switch between both states for given values of the mass and size ratios, the coefficients of restitution and the solid volume fraction. In particular, the influence of collisional dissipation on segregation becomes more important when the thermal gradient dominates over gravity than in the opposite limit. The present analysis extends previous results derived in the dilute limit case and is consistent with the findings of some recent experimental results.

Vicente Garzo

2008-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - area se brazil Sample Search Results  

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Plasma Physics and Fusion 3 Brazil is a major international player in the carbon markets that function under the UN Framework Summary: Brazil is a major international...

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File:NREL-brazil-glo.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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glo.pdf glo.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Brazil - Annual Global Horizontal Solar Radiation Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 2.02 MB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Brazil - Annual Global Horizontal Solar Radiation Description Brazil - Annual Global Horizontal Solar Radiation Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Authors Donna Heimiller Related Technologies Solar, Solar-GHI, Solar-10km Creation Date 2006-07-14 Extent International Countries Brazil UN Region South America File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 15:52, 14 December 2010 Thumbnail for version as of 15:52, 14 December 2010 1,650 × 1,275 (2.02 MB) MapBot (Talk | contribs) Automated upload from NREL's "mapsearch" data

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Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies |  

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Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Quantifying Emission Reduction Opportunities in Emerging Economies Agency/Company /Organization Ecofys Sector Energy Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Pathways analysis Website http://www.ecofys.com/files/fi Program Start 2009 Country Brazil South America References G8 Climate Scorecards[1] Overview Ecofys developed emission reduction scenarios for the G5 developing countries including; business as usual, no- regret, and ambitious scenarios. They also evaluated current national climate plans. From the study: "The participation of emerging economies is one of the major items of discussion on a future international climate regime. Action

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File:NREL-brazil-dir.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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dir.pdf dir.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Brazil - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,650 × 1,275 pixels, file size: 2.1 MB, MIME type: application/pdf) Title Brazil - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation Description Brazil - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation Sources National Renewable Energy Laboratory Authors Donna Heimiller Related Technologies Solar, Solar-CSP, Solar-10km Creation Date 2006-07-14 Extent International Countries Brazil UN Region South America File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 15:52, 14 December 2010 Thumbnail for version as of 15:52, 14 December 2010 1,650 × 1,275 (2.1 MB) MapBot (Talk | contribs) Automated upload from NREL's "mapsearch" data

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Brazil-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network  

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Brazil-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network Brazil-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Name Brazil-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Agency/Company /Organization Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Partner International Centre for Environmental Technology Transfer Sector Energy Focus Area Agriculture, Biomass, - Biofuels, - Landfill Gas, - Waste to Energy, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Geothermal, Greenhouse Gas, Solar, Transportation, Water Power, Wind Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, -TNA

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Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging  

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Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country Brazil South America References UN-Habitat and European Commission sign major agreement on lower-emission city growth; ICLEI as main implementing partner[1]

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Brazil-Low Carbon Growth Studies Program | Open Energy Information  

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Brazil-Low Carbon Growth Studies Program Brazil-Low Carbon Growth Studies Program Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Low Carbon Growth Studies Program Agency/Company /Organization Energy Sector Management Assistance Program of the World Bank Partner United Kingdom Department for International Development Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Energy Efficiency, Forestry Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.esmap.org/filez/pub Country Brazil South America References World Bank, ESMAP - Low Carbon Growth Country Studies - Getting Started[1] Overview "Benefiting from a cooperative process with Brazilian authorities, the study covers four key areas with large potential for low-carbon options in

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Brazil-Green Growth Strategy Support | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Brazil-Green Growth Strategy Support Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Green Growth Strategy Support Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Brazilian Finance Ministry, EMBRAPA, FGV, Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Publications Website http://www.gggi.org/ Program Start 2010 Country Brazil South America References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Brazil 3 Indonesia 4 References Overview The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was founded on the belief that

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Brazil-REEEP Energy Activities | Open Energy Information  

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Energy Activities Energy Activities Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-REEEP Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Solar Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.reeep.org//655/proj Country Brazil South America References REEEP project database[1] In partnership with Brazil REEEP structured a national plan, including technical standards definitions, defining the policy and regulatory framework and designing a plan that could be monitored, evaluated and scaled up and in parallel, structured a SWH finance mechanism aimed at the lower income population. Other REEEP EERE activities in Brazil include: Breaking the risk barrier for institutional investment in clean

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The Chuva Project: How Does Convection Vary across Brazil?  

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CHUVA, meaning “rain” in Portuguese, is the acronym for the Cloud Processes of the Main Precipitation Systems in Brazil: A Contribution to Cloud-Resolving Modeling and to the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM). The CHUVA project has conducted five ...

Luiz A. T. Machado; Maria A. F. Silva Dias; Carlos Morales; Gilberto Fisch; Daniel Vila; Rachel Albrecht; Steven J. Goodman; Alan J. P. Calheiros; Thiago Biscaro; Christian Kummerow; Julia Cohen; David Fitzjarrald; Ernani L. Nascimento; Meiry S. Sakamoto; Christopher Cunningham; Jean-Pierre Chaboureau; Walter A. Petersen; David K. Adams; Luca Baldini; Carlos F. Angelis; Luiz F. Sapucci; Paola Salio; Henrique M. J. Barbosa; Eduardo Landulfo; Rodrigo A. F. Souza; Richard J. Blakeslee; Jeffrey Bailey; Saulo Freitas; Wagner F. A. Lima; Ali Tokay

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ABV “most rational” option for Kaposi's sarcoma in Brazil  

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A regimen of doxorubicin, bleomycin plus vincristine (ABV) seems to be the “most rational” treatment option for AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma in a resource-poor setting such as Brazil, say investigators from that...

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Brazil from NREL - Datasets...  

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Brazil from NREL (Abstract): Stand-alone and easy to use geographic toolkit that allows non-GIS users to relate the renewable energy resource (solar and wind) data to other...

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Activity Stream - Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model...  

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Dataset Activity Stream Activity Stream Jay Huggins updated the dataset Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR 6 days ago Jay Huggins added the...

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Dengue vaccination may be cost effective in Brazil  

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Even when considering the relatively low efficacy of dengue vaccine shown in recent phase 2b trials, age-targeted vaccination may still be cost effective in Brazil provided the total vaccination cost is sufficien...

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Imatinib considered cost-effective CML treatment in Brazil  

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Imatinib is a cost-effective alternative to interferon (IFN)-? for the first-line treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in Brazil, according to findings from a study presented...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Heat and Electricity from Sugarcane Residues Gasification in Brazil  

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Sugarcane residues, in the form of bagasse and cane tops and leaves, represent a large renewable biomass energy resource in Brazil. Bagasse is currently used to satisfy the energy needs of the sugar and alcohol i...

Ausilio Bauen

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Blown in the wind: bats and wind farms in Brazil  

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Abstract The number of wind turbines in operation in Brazil will triple in five years, raising concern for the conservation of Brazilian bats. We analyzed the status of bat species richness and occurrence in areas with high wind potential in Brazil. By crossing datasets on species records and wind potential we identified 21 hotspots and 226 data gap areas. Overall, 70% of the areas with the highest wind potential are data gaps, lacking elementary information about species presence. Current Environment Impact Assessments system for wind farms in Brazil has relaxed regulations and questionable effectiveness. Environmental agencies should require de facto Environment Impact Assessments in data gap areas, with technical rigor proportional to the investment under course. At least for bats, the Brazilian wind power sector must raise the bar, adopting a more rigorous licensing. Alliances to minimize bat mortality at wind farms are necessary and this goal should be pursued in Brazil.

Enrico Bernard; Adriana Paese; Ricardo Bomfim Machado; Ludmilla Moura de Souza Aguiar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Energy Prospects in Brazil: A Preliminary Analysis  

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Results of geothermal gradient measurements in 44 localities in Brazil ... 35°C/km. An inverse correlation between geothermal gradient and tectonic age has been observed. ... suggest that the best sites for extra...

V. M. Hamza; S. M. Eston; R. L. C. Araujo

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal energy prospects in Brazil: A preliminary analysis  

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Results of geothermal gradient measurements in 44 localities in Brazil ... 35°C/km. An inverse correlation between geothermal gradient and tectonic age has been observed. ... suggest that the best sites for extra...

V. M. Hamza; S. M. Eston; R. L. C. Araujo

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A Rua é Nossa (The Street is Ours): In Search of Childhood and Rights on the Streets of Guarulhos, Brazil  

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2008 Child Labor in Brazil: The Government Commitment. IIPProstitution on the Rise in Brazil. International ChildPax. Ituassu, Arthur 2011 Brazil’s revolution Isn’t Leading

Bolton, Alicia Taylor

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Private governance in royalty collection Effectiveness and limitations in tracing GM soybean in Brazil  

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in Brazil Patricio. Mendez del Vilar1 , Carlos Magri Ferreira2 , Juliana Galvarros Bueno Lobo Ribeiro3, Brazil. 3 University of Brasilia, Brazil Summary This paper focuses on the emergence of an institutional innovation along with the diffusion of Genetically Modified Soybean in Brazil. It results in private

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Brazil closes down illegal timber operation, seizes wood Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com  

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Brazil closes down illegal timber operation, seizes wood Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 11 efforts. Deforestation Figures for Brazil, 1978-2005 Brazil's environmental regulations require landowners Newsletter Languages SUPPORT Help support mongabay.com when you buy from Brazil closes down illegal timber

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Interested to bring your research to a market application? Interested in strengthening partnership with Brazil?  

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with Brazil? First Training Camp, focus on Health projects: Rio, Brazil.10th -15th November 2014 Applications are open until September 22nd on: http://venturelab.ch/AIT Academia-Industry Training Brazil Camp #12;This with potential mar- ket/industry application, by connecting partners from Switzerland and Brazil. By connecting

Laemmli, Ulrich

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North Brazil Current rings and transport of southern waters in a high resolution numerical  

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North Brazil Current rings and transport of southern waters in a high resolution numerical of the North Brazil Current (NBC) retroflection and North Brazil Current rings. The model mean and seasonal circulation feature near the western boundary is the North Brazil Current (NBC), which has sources

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The renewable energy market in Brazil: Current status and potential  

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Renewable energy offers a range of options with which to meet the growing demand for energy, particularly in the context of the pursuit (especially in developing countries) of economic development which takes into account social and environmental issues. Brazil has abundant natural sources of renewable energy, such as wind and solar power, hydraulic energy, small hydroelectric plants, ethanol and bio-diesel. These sources form part of the Brazilian strategy aimed at satisfying the demand for 6300 MW of fresh capacity per year arising out of projected economic growth of 5.1% per year over the next 10 years. Renewable energy sources currently provide 47.2% of the internal supply of primary energy in Brazil. Brazil has been pursuing a strategy of maintaining its renewable energy matrix and developing and providing incentives for further low carbon initiatives. In this study we set out an overview of the renewable energy options available in Brazil, their current status, the main positive results obtained to date and future potential. We describe the market for renewable energy in Brazil and examine specific public policies aimed at overcoming barriers to this market, thereby promoting its consolidation and expansion.

Marcio Giannini Pereira; Cristiane Farias Camacho; Marcos Aurélio Vasconcelos Freitas; Neilton Fidelis da Silva

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Simulator Training to Brazil's Petrobas Advances Goal of Deploying  

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DOE Simulator Training to Brazil's Petrobas Advances Goal of DOE Simulator Training to Brazil's Petrobas Advances Goal of Deploying Clean Coal Technology at Home and Abroad DOE Simulator Training to Brazil's Petrobas Advances Goal of Deploying Clean Coal Technology at Home and Abroad September 25, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - A recently-completed comprehensive Department of Energy (DOE) training initiative using an innovative high-fidelity combined-cycle dynamic simulator has provided employees of a Brazilian multi-national company the opportunity to learn to operate and control the near-zero-emission power plants critical to a cleaner energy future. The 8-day course for power plant operators from Petrobras used a simulator from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)-sponsored AVESTAR™ (Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research) Center.

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São Paulo, Brazil: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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São Paulo, Brazil: Energy Resources São Paulo, Brazil: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Name São Paulo, Brazil Equivalent URI DBpedia GeoNames ID 3448439 Advanced Economy[1] No Coordinates -23.473293°, -46.665803° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-23.473293,"lon":-46.665803,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Manufacturing telecommunications in Brazil: from leading edge to maquilas  

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Brazil had the preconditions for the development of a national manufacturing capability in wireless phones. The weak performance of state-run phone system created pent up demand for wireless telecommunications. Pro-active government policies helped to build a research and development capacity, including a successful switching technology. However, incoherence in policies led to eventual failure of efforts to create national production. Brazil is now a maquila manufacturer, largely involved in labour-intensive assembly operations for foreign multinationals with few local development linkages. Brazil's experience provides a cautionary tale for the importance of consistent policies, for locating the appropriate relationship between public and private sectors in consonance with opportunities provided by technological and market cycles.

Anil Hira; Luciana Thibau M. Da Rocha Socorro

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators in Brazil: A Methodology for  

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Energy Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators in Brazil: A Methodology for Energy Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators in Brazil: A Methodology for Impact Evaluation Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Energy Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators in Brazil: A Methodology for Impact Evaluation Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Potentials & Scenarios Website: www.scribd.com/doc/34712276/Energy-efficiency-standards-for-refrigerat Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/energy-efficiency-standards-refrigera Language: English Policies: Regulations Regulations: "Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling,Emissions Standards" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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USAID Europe and Eurasia Climate Program | Open Energy Information  

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and Eurasia Climate Program and Eurasia Climate Program Jump to: navigation, search Name USAID Europe and Eurasia Climate Program Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Agency for International Development Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/ Country Armenia, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan Western Asia, Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Western Asia, Central Asia, Central Asia, Northern Europe, Northern Europe, Northern Europe, Western Asia, Central Asia References USAID Regional Climate Programs[1]

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Microsoft Word - SEC J_Appendix D - Sensitive Foreign Nations Control  

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D, Page 1 D, Page 1 SECTION J APPENDIX D SENSITIVE FOREIGN NATIONS CONTROL 1. Pursuant to the Contract Section I Clause entitled "Sensitive Foreign Nations Controls," "sensitive foreign nations" is one of the countries listed below: Algeria Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus China (People's Republic of China) Cuba Georgia Hong Kong India Iran Iraq Israel Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Libya Moldova North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of) Pakistan Russia Sudan Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Ukraine Uzbekistan 2. Due to the dynamic nature of world events, other countries may, at any time, become sensitive. Therefore, caution should be exercised with citizens of countries not listed above to

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Asian Development Outlook 2010 | Open Energy Information  

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Asian Development Outlook 2010 Asian Development Outlook 2010 Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Asian Development Outlook 2010: Macroeconomic Management Beyond the Crisis Agency/Company /Organization: Asian Development Bank Sector: Energy Topics: Market analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type: Publications Website: www.adb.org/Documents/Books/ADO/2010/ado2010.pdf Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (country), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, South Korea, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste UN Region: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

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The dissemination of genetically modified organisms in Brazil  

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Authorised for commercialisation in the USA since 1994, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) were quickly disseminated in this country as well as in Canada, Mexico and Argentina. However, Brazil has remained outside of this process of diffusion. The objective of this article is to analyse the factors that limit the diffusion process of GMOs in Brazil. The article emphasises the polarisation of interests revealed by Monsanto's appropriation strategy of genetic material on the one hand, and by farmers' efforts to (re)appropriate the knowledge and the plant material used and improved by them on the other.

Victor Pelaez; Wilson Schmidt

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reverse Brazil Nut Problem: Competition between Percolation and Condensation  

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In the Brazil nut problem (BNP), hard spheres with larger diameters rise to the top. There are various explanations (percolation, reorganization, convection), but a broad understanding or control of this effect is by no means achieved. A theory is presented for the crossover from BNP to the reverse Brazil nut problem based on a competition between the percolation effect and the condensation of hard spheres. The crossover condition is determined, and theoretical predictions are compared to molecular dynamics simulations in two and three dimensions.

Daniel C. Hong; Paul V. Quinn; Stefan Luding

2001-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Total All Countries Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products by  

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Destination: Total All Countries Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andora Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahama Islands Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Bermuda Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djbouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Pacific Islands Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordon Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, South Korea, North Kyrgyzstan Kutubu Kuwait Latvia Lebanon Liberia Libya Lithuania Macau S.A.R. Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands/Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papau New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russia St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia and Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Soloman Islands South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Tonga Togo Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen Yugoslavia Zambia Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

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Total Net Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products into the U.S.  

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Country: Total All Countries Persian Gulf OPEC Algeria Angola Ecuador Iran Iraq Kuwait Libya Nigeria Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Venezuela Non OPEC Afghanistan Albania Andora Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djbouti Dominica Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Eritrea Estonia Fiji Finland France French Pacific Islands French Guiana Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, South Kutubu Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Liberia Lithuania Macau S.A.R. Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papau New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Romania Russia St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Senegal Serbia and Montenegro Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Sri Lanka Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen Yugoslavia Other Non OPEC Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

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Petroleum geochemistry of Atrau region, Pre-Caspian Basin, Kazakhstan  

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Pre-Caspian Basin covers an area of approx. 500,000 sq. km. and is characterized mainly by thick (0-5000 m) Kungurian salts. Atrau region occupies 100,000 sq.km. and is located at the southern part of the basin. Oils of this basin are found in the sub-salt (Carboniferous reefs) and supra-salts (Triassic red beds and Jurassic-Cretaceous clastics) reservoirs. Seventeen crude oil samples analyzed from different wells appear to be paraffinic and paraffinic-naphthenic type. Some of the oils hardly contained any n-alkanes, probably owing to biodegradation. Biomarker signatures of saturate and aromatic fractions and stable carbon isotopes of whole oils revealed two genetically different oil families; family I and family II. Family I was generated from clastic supra-salt sediments having immature (%Rc=0.55) terrestrial organic matter. Family II was generated from carbonate rich sub-salt sediments, containing mature (%Rc=0.65-0.80) marine organic matter. Majority of Triassic, Kungurian and Upper Cretaceous successions contained enough organic matter with considerably low total petroleum potential (S1+S2). Upper Carboniferous sediments, on the other hand, contain enough and oil prone organic matter that reached peak oil generation stage (233.1 Ma) and hydrocarbon saturation level for expulsion as a result of high sedimentation rates in the Lower to Middle Triassic succession in Kobyekovskaya-2 well. Maximum paleotemperature reached in the area was not enough for H{sub 2}S formation and cracking of already generated hydrocarbons to natural gas.

Guerge, K. [TPAO dis Projeler Grup Baskanligi, Ankara (Turkey)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Visits Kazakhstan | Department of Energy  

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of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov, Minister of Oil and Gas Uzakbay Karabalin, then-Advisor to the President Erzhan Kazykhanov, Chairman of KazMunayGas Sauat Mynbayev, Chairman...

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Contributed Paper Identification of Areas in Brazil that Optimize  

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biodiversity conservation in tropical countries. We identified municipalities in Brazil that are priorities for the conservation of forest carbon stocks and biodiversity conservation under a range of scenarios with different biodiversity conservation. We concluded that REDD+ strategies could be an efficient tool for biodiversity

Malhi, Yadvinder

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Daily Cycle of Precipitation over the Northern Coast of Brazil  

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The daily cycle of precipitation (DCP) in the austral autumn on the northern coast of Brazil (NCB) is examined in detail. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission 3B42 dataset was used to obtain the DCP, and the intradaily variability was measured ...

Sheila Santana de Barros Brito; Marcos Daisuke Oyama

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate Variability and Corn Yields in Semiarid Ceará, Brazil  

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Understanding of climate influence on crop yields can help in the design of policies to reduce climate-related vulnerability in many parts of the world, including the target of this case study—the state of Ceará, Brazil. The study has examined ...

Liqiang Sun; Huilan Li; M. Neil Ward; David F. Moncunill

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiesel production in Brazil: Current scenario and perspectives  

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Abstract As a result of the search for energy stability and for the guarantee of national security after the oil crisis in the 70s, many developed and developing countries started studies and researches in order to develop alternative energy sources. Currently Brazil stands out in this field by diversifying its energy mix, having a large share of renewable energy sources, so much that in 2010 it stood in second place in global biodiesel production, just behind Germany. This fuel is to Brazil?s economy a renewable and effective source, which aims to complement the national energy matrix and to ensure the security of the country against the impact caused by the fluctuations of the value of petroleum in the exportation market. Moreover, despite of the fact that soybean oilseed crop is the responsible for most of the production of biodiesel, the country has continental extensions and a favorable climate that proposes the cultivation of a wide range of other oil crops that can supply the demand for raw material needed in order to obtain the fuel. Due to its large installed production capacity and favorable condition concerning raw materials, Brazil could become a point of reference for biofuel production and, together with its noble destination in producing, for other forms of fuel too, such as biokerosene and aviation biofuel.

Paulo André Cremonez; Michael Feroldi; Willian Cézar Nadaleti; Eduardo de Rossi; Armin Feiden; Mariele Pasuch de Camargo; Filipe Eliazar Cremonez; Felipe Fernandes Klajn

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Our engagement with Brazil Nosso compromisso com o Brasil  

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Our engagement with Brazil Nosso compromisso com o Brasil #12;2 A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP A strategic-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham #12;3A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Uma parceria estratégica Nosso compromisso com o Brasil

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Bioenergy and land-use competition in Northeast Brazil  

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Bioenergy and land-use competition in Northeast Brazil Christian Azar Department of Physical policies are warranted if use of degraded lands for bioenergy plantations is desired. 1. Introduction There are two main categories of bioenergy: residues and dedicated plantations. In this paper, we exclusively

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A special report on physics in Brazil New horizons for  

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of deep offshore oil fields is creating a hub for industrial R&D, while research investment is opening upLLABoRAtions Alltheworld'sastage 25 Extra investment in international projects is opening up new opportunities for BrazilA Womenstillface`leakypipeline' 34 Marcia Barbosa says more women must rise to the top Optics star Katiùscia

Barbosa, Marcia C. B.

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Pacific Hydro Brazil formerly SES Solu es de Energias Sustent veis | Open  

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Brazil formerly SES Solu es de Energias Sustent veis Brazil formerly SES Solu es de Energias Sustent veis Jump to: navigation, search Name Pacific Hydro Brazil (formerly SES - Soluções de Energias Sustentáveis) Place Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Zip 59064-460 Sector Wind energy Product 350MW wind farm project developer based in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte. References Pacific Hydro Brazil (formerly SES - Soluções de Energias Sustentáveis)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Pacific Hydro Brazil (formerly SES - Soluções de Energias Sustentáveis) is a company located in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil . References ↑ "[ Pacific Hydro Brazil (formerly SES - Soluções de

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Affirmative Action in Higher Education and Afro-Descendant Women in Bahia, Brazil  

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Affirmative Action in Higher Education and Afro-Descendant Women in Bahia, Brazil In 2001, the federal government of Brazil under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1995 - 2003) passed laws to remedy racial and socioeconomic inequality. Responding...

Aubel, Maraci G.

2011-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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GE Global Research in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | GE Global Research  

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Work & Life at Rio de Janeiro Work & Life at Rio de Janeiro Brazil's Research and Development Hub offers the bustle of one of South America's biggest...

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Nonconventional Renewable Sources in Brazil and Their Impact on the Success of Bioenergy  

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Brazil has abundant natural sources of renewable energy. Existing renewable sources of energy are discussed and an overview of the energy options in Brazil is assessed with their current situation and ... the gre...

Luís Cláudio Oliveira-Lopes; Cláudio H. Ferreira da Silva

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gendering Representation: Parties, Institutions, and the Under-Representation Of Women In Brazil's State Legislatures  

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This dissertation provides insights on what influences women's descriptive representation in state legislatures in Brazil. The study of female representation in Brazil provides for a good case study as the country uses a ...

dos Santos, Pedro G.

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The point of Corumbau : a case study in emerging market (Brazil) real estate development feasibility analysis  

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In 2003, Renata Oliveira, a young Portuguese architect, has re-discovered the Point of Corumbau in Bahia, Brazil, and, like the Portuguese adventurers who had discovered Brazil 500 years earlier in the same location, found ...

Clayton, Paul B., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affecting northeastern brazil Sample Search...  

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and Guy- ana, known as the Guianas-Brazil... of northeastern Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana (1975-77). In A. C. Jones and L. Villegas (Editors... working group met in...

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NETL: News Release - NETL Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Brazil  

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November 20, 2007 November 20, 2007 NETL Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Brazil Collaborative Research to Advance Fossil Energy Technologies with Carbon Capture and Storage MORE INFO Read more information about NETL's carbon capture and storage programs. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Brazil's Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC) to pursue collaborative work that will advance the technical, environmental, and cost performance of fossil energy technologies with a focus on carbon capture and storage. Initial activities planned under the MOU will focus on short-term exchange of researchers between the Brazilian university's Center for Excellence on Carbon Storage Research (CEPAC) and NETL's Office of Research and

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Understanding stakeholders' views and support for solar energy in Brazil  

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Successful development of renewable energy technologies like solar photovoltaic energy (SPV) critically relies on its understanding and acceptance by consumers and institutional customers. Even in contexts of favorable support at the general level like in Brazil, their implementation faces multiple challenges, including low awareness, misperceptions, insufficient communication, and eco-labels' mixed record as information enhancing tools. This paper discusses how market research has been instrumental in developing the first SPV venture in Brazil, by identifying public's beliefs and level of support for alternative energies, and by testing reactions to a solar energy eco-label scheme proposed as key communication tool. The study indicates that expectations for return on investment are affected by a sustainability penalty, as well as by price and adaptation barriers. It also reveals an assessment gap between the concept and design of eco-label, which led to a new eco-label design capable of better addressing unfavorable beliefs, integrating expectations, and improving overall acceptance.

Fabián Echegaray

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global warming and transport in Brazil - ethanol alternative  

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This paper deals with the risk of global warming as intensified by the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of the transport sector, particularly in gasoline-powered vehicles in Brazil. Car ownership and use are increasing rapidly partly because of very poor public transport quality, which, in turn, is causing higher emission levels of CO2. In this connection, the use of ethanol in Brazil for the transport sector may prove to be an important alternative, furthering the efforts to stabilise the actual level of gases in the atmosphere. The energy derived from biomass, and in this case, from a renewable, ''clean'' source, i.e., from sugar-cane, has the unquestionable advantage of permitting the almost complete reabsorption of CO2 emitted through the combustion of fuel alcohol. This closed cycle allows, in principle, the increase of the energy supply, essential for economic development, with fewer hazards to the environment.

Suzana Kahn Ribeiro; Pauline Staib Younes-Ibrahim

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit for Brazil from NREL | OpenEI  

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Brazil from NREL Brazil from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Stand-alone and easy to use geographic toolkit that allows non-GIS users to relate the renewable energy resource (solar and wind) data to other geographic data, such as land use, protected areas, elevation, etc. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the geospatial toolkit executable, Getting Started Document, and metadata.

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PROPOSAL OF A FINANCING SCHEME FOR A THIRD NPP IN BRAZIL  

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This presentation discusses a proposal of a financing scheme for a third nuclear power plant in Brazil.

Filho, Z.D.T.

2004-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Intensive management of forest plantations in northern Brazil  

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Jari is developing more than a million hectares in northern Brazil, with 100,000 hectares of melina and pine plantations, a 750 TPD bleached kraft pulp-mill, a native-wood sawmill that cuts 100 Mbf/day, kaolin mine and 500 TPD refinery, 4000 hectares of irrigated rice with rice mill, herds of 6500 cattle, 5500 buffalo, and 800 pigs, as well as fryers, fruit and vegetables. Infrastructure includes five towns, schools, hospital, and 4500 km of roads.

Briscoe, C.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) | Open Energy Information  

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National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Brazil National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) Agency/Company /Organization: Government of Brazil Interministerial Committee on Climate Change Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Forestry, Agriculture Topics: Low emission development planning, Background analysis Resource Type: Publications, Case studies/examples Website: www.mma.gov.br/estruturas/imprensa/_arquivos/96_11122008040728.pdf Country: Brazil South America Coordinates: -14.235004°, -51.92528° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-14.235004,"lon":-51.92528,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The vulnerability of renewable energy to climate change in Brazil  

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Energy supply in Brazil relies heavily on renewable energy source. The production of energy from renewable sources, however, greatly depends on climatic conditions, which may be impacted in the future due to global climate change (GCC). This paper analyzes the vulnerabilities of renewable energy production in Brazil for the cases of hydropower generation and liquid biofuels production, given a set of long-term climate projections for the A2 and B2 IPCC emission scenarios. The most important result found in this study is the increasing energy vulnerability of the poorest regions of Brazil to GCC. Both biofuels production (particularly biodiesel) and electricity generation (particularly hydropower) may negatively suffer from changes in the climate of those regions. Other renewable energy sources—such as wind power generation—may also be vulnerable, raising the need for further research. However, the results found are fundamentally dependent on the climate projections which, in turn, are still highly uncertain with respect to the future evolution of greenhouse gas emissions, greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and GCC. Therefore, in such long-term scenario analyses, the trends and directions derived are the ones to be emphasized rather than the precise results one arrives.

André Frossard Pereira de Lucena; Alexandre Salem Szklo; Roberto Schaeffer; Raquel Rodrigues de Souza; Bruno Soares Moreira Cesar Borba; Isabella Vaz Leal da Costa; Amaro Olimpio Pereira Júnior; Sergio Henrique Ferreira da Cunha

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Radiation Estimated Through Mesoscale Atmospheric Modeling over Northeast Brazil  

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The use of renewable energy sources like solar wind and biomass is rapidly increasing in recent years with solar radiation as a particularly abundant energy source over Northeast Brazil. A proper quantitative knowledge of the incoming solar radiation is of great importance for energy planning in Brazil serving as basis for developing future projects of photovoltaic power plants and solar energy exploitation. This work presents a methodology for mapping the incoming solar radiation at ground level for Northeast Brazil using a mesoscale atmospheric model (Regional Atmospheric Modeling System—RAMS) calibrated and validated using data from the network of automatic surface stations from the State Foundation for Meteorology and Water Resources from Ceará (Fundação Cearense de Meteorologia e Recursos Hídricos? FUNCEME). The results showed that the model exhibits systematic errors overestimating surface radiation but that after the proper statistical corrections using a relationship between the model?predicted cloud fraction the ground?level observed solar radiation and the incoming solar radiation estimated at the top of the atmosphere a correlation of 0.92 with a confidence interval of 13.5? W / m 2 is found for monthly data. Using this methodology we found an estimate for annual average incoming solar radiation over Ceará of 215? W / m 2 (maximum in October: 260? W / m 2 ).

Otacilio Leandro de Menezes Neto; Alexandre Araújo Costa; Fernando Pinto Ramalho; Paulo Henrique Santiago de Maria

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear rapprochement in Argentina and Brazil: Workshop summary  

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On October 21 and 22, 1998, the Center for International Security Affairs at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Center for Global Security and Cooperation at Science Applications International Corporation hosted the first of a series of work-shops on states that have chosen to roll back their pursuit of nuclear arms. The objective of the workshop series is to conduct a systematic evaluation of the roles played by U.S. nonproliferation policy in cases of nuclear rollback or restraint and to provide recommendations for future nonproliferation efforts based on lessons learned. Key attendees at the workshop included officials and former officials from the foreign ministries of Argentina and Brazil, and current and former officials from the U.S. Department of State, the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), and the Department of Energy (DOE). Scholars and independent researchers who have examined nuclear policy in Argentina and Brazil also participated. This workshop report includes important background information that helps set the stage for assessing nuclear policies in Argentina and Brazil. It describes national perspectives and areas of consensus and debate among the participants, particularly on the questions of lessons learned and their salience to proliferation challenges in other states. It also summarizes key questions and propositions regarding the roles played in these cases by U.S. nonproliferation policy.

James E. Doyle

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INVASION NOTE Crassostrea gigas in natural oyster banks in southern Brazil  

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INVASION NOTE Crassostrea gigas in natural oyster banks in southern Brazil Cla´udio M. R. Melo �.V. 2009 Abstract We report on the invasion of Brazil by the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas, and discuss was found amongst the native species in oyster banks up to 100 km south of oyster farms in South Brazil

Solé-Cava, Antonio M.

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The Caribbean spiny lobster, Panuli-rus argus, is distributed from Brazil  

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870 The Caribbean spiny lobster, Panuli- rus argus, is distributed from Brazil throughout major commercial fisheries in Florida, the Caribbean and Brazil. Commercially, P. argus is especially seen within a spe- cies. Because previous studies did not include populations from Brazil, Sarver et al

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Soil mineral genesis and distribution in a saline lake landscape of the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil  

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Soil mineral genesis and distribution in a saline lake landscape of the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil S Geografia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil b Soil & Water Sciences Program, Department São Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 20 August

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Investigation of the North Brazil Current retroflection and North Equatorial Countercurrent variability  

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Investigation of the North Brazil Current retroflection and North Equatorial Countercurrent to investigate the temporal and spatial variability of the North Brazil Current (NBC) retroflection and the North Brazil Current retroflection and North Equatorial Countercurrent variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L

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Investigation of Brazil Current rings in the confluence region Carlos A. D. Lentini,1  

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Investigation of Brazil Current rings in the confluence region Carlos A. D. Lentini,1 Gustavo J Atlantic. These fields were used to monitor the formation and characteristics of the Brazil Current warm-core anticyclonic rings shed by the first meander trough after poleward excursions of the Brazil Current (BC

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Deep-Sea Research I 52 (2005) 647667 Retroflections of the North Brazil Current  

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Deep-Sea Research I 52 (2005) 647­667 Retroflections of the North Brazil Current during February, University of Sa~o Paulo, Prac-a do Oceanogra´fico, 191, Cidade Univerista´ria, Sa~o Paulo, Brazil Received 3 January 2005 Abstract Retroflections of the North Brazil Current (NBC) are examined using observational

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Oil and Gas CDT Cenomanian-Turonian Palaeoenvironments of NE Brazil  

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Oil and Gas CDT Cenomanian-Turonian Palaeoenvironments of NE Brazil Margin University of Birmingham, biostratigraphy, Brazil, Cretaceous Overview The Late Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Equatorial margin of North East Brazil holds a unique record of the final stages of the opening of the South Atlantic. During

Henderson, Gideon

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Winter distribution and abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Northeastern Brazil  

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Brazil Alexandre N. Zerbini* , Artur Andriolo+ , Jesuina M. da Rocha# , Paulo César Simões'). The northeastern coast of Brazil was an important whaling ground in the 20th century. Shipboard sighting surveys off northeastern Brazil suggests that the species is reoccupying historical areas of distribution

Simões-Lopes, Paulo César

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Brazil Week "Vanderbilt"and the Vanderbilt logo are registered trademarks and service marks of  

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Brazil Week "Vanderbilt"and the Vanderbilt logo are registered trademarks and service marks of Citizenship in Late-Nineteenth-Century Brazil" 4:00 p.m. Buttrick Hall 123 Futebol Tournament All are invited.d.larson@vanderbilt.edu. 5:30 p.m. Alumni Lawn Wednesday SEPT World on Wednesday "Vanderbilt and Brazil: Past Present

Bordenstein, Seth

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Submarine groundwater discharge of nutrients to the ocean along a coastal lagoon barrier, Southern Brazil  

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Brazil L. Felipe H. Niencheski a , Herbert L. Windom b,, Willard S. Moore c , Richard A. Jahnke b a Department of Chemistry, Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil b Skidaway Institute the southern coast of Brazil is linked to the coastal ocean by a narrow mouth and by groundwater transport

Jahnke, Richard A.

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A Taxonomy of C-systems WALTER A. CARNIELLI CLE and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil  

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15 A Taxonomy of C-systems · WALTER A. CARNIELLI CLE and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil carniell@cle.unicamp.br JO�O MARCOS RUG, Ghent, Belgium, and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil vegetal@cle.unicamp.br Abstract The logics from CNPq / Brazil and from the A. von Humboldt Foundation, and thanks colleagues from the Advanced

Lisboa, Universidade Técnica de

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Soil morphological control on saline and freshwater lake hydrogeochemistry in the Pantanal of Nhecolndia, Brazil  

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morphological control on saline and freshwater lake hydrogeochemistry in the Pantanal of Nhecolândia, Brazil L-MS, Brazil 4 ­ Laboratório de Pedologia, Departamento de Geografia, Universidade de São Paulo C.P. 8105, 05508-900, São Paulo, Brazil 5 - UFMS, Departamento de Geografia, Campus de Três Lagoas, Av. Ranulfo

Boyer, Edmond

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Virtual and Embedded Nutrient Flows from Soybean Production in Mato Grosso, Brazil  

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Grosso, Brazil Michael J. Lathuillière1,2 (mlathuilliere@gmail.com), Eduardo Guimarães Couto2, Mark S (Vancouver, BC Canada) 2Departamento de Solos, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (Cuiabá, MT Brazil) 3 calculated from annual yields (IBGE 2012) Methods Soybean in Mato Grosso, Brazil Mato Grosso is home

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AGES CONSTRAINTS IN PEGMATITE PROVINCE RELATED TO CHARNOCKITIC HOST ROCKS IN MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL  

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AGES CONSTRAINTS IN PEGMATITE PROVINCE RELATED TO CHARNOCKITIC HOST ROCKS IN MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL Fernando Machado de MELLO1 , Essaid BILAL2* , 1- Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/ +33 4 7749 9707 Abstract Cambrian-Neoproterozoic granitoids suites in southeastern Brazil are the main

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ABE@IllinoisAgricultural and Biological Engineering Alumni Newsletter. Spring 2009 Rausch Travels to Brazil with  

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Rausch Travels to Brazil with ACES Academy for Global Engagement Kent Rausch, Ph.D. '93 AgE, an associate, an overarching theme in the College has been biofuels," said Rausch. "So our class chose to go to Brazil, since of Rausch Travels to Brazil ...Continued http://abe.illinois.edu Page 2 Mato Grosso. "Mato Grosso could

Gilbert, Matthew

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DIETARY OVERLAP IN FRUGIVOROUSAND INSECTIVOROUS BATS FROM EDAPHIC CERRADO HABITATS OF BRAZIL  

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DIETARY OVERLAP IN FRUGIVOROUSAND INSECTIVOROUS BATS FROM EDAPHIC CERRADO HABITATS OF BRAZIL north- eastern Brazil suggest significant ecologicalseparation of species. Nonetheless, recent sim edaphic Cerrado habitats on the Chapada do Araripe in northeastern Brazil. For each of the 11 most common

Willig, Michael

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Integrated modelling of water availability and water use in the semi-arid Northeast of Brazil  

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Integrated modelling of water availability and water use in the semi-arid Northeast of Brazil A: Bronstert 1 Integrated modelling of water availability and water use in the semi-arid Northeast of Brazil A con- straint for development in the semi-arid Northeast of Brazil. Quanti cation of natural water

Bronstert, Axel

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A Taxonomy of C-systems WALTER A. CARNIELLI CLE and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil  

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1 A Taxonomy of C-systems ···· WALTER A. CARNIELLI CLE and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil carniell@cle.unicamp.br JO�O MARCOS RUG, Ghent, Belgium, and IFCH, Unicamp, Brazil vegetal@cle.unicamp.br Abstract The logics from CNPq / Brazil and from the A. von Humboldt Foundation, and thanks colleagues from the Advanced

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High-temperature deformation in the Neoproterozoic transpressional Ribeira belt, southeast Brazil  

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High-temperature deformation in the Neoproterozoic transpressional Ribeira belt, southeast Brazil^ncias da Universidade de Sa~o Paulo, Rua do Lago 562, Cep: 05508-080, Sa~o Paulo, SP, Brazil b Laboratoire Geologia, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, 35400-000, Ouro Pre^to, MG, Brazil Received 5 April 2001

Bascou, Jérôme

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Guianas-Brazil Shrimp Fishery and Related U.S. Research Activity  

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Guianas-Brazil Shrimp Fishery and Related U.S. Research Activity Alexander Dragovich-free fishery began to crumble in 1970, as Brazil declared a 200-mile economic zone. To fish in Brazilian waters in the series of 2- and I-year agreements was signed on 9 May 1972 between the United States and Brazil

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Gravity and magnetic anomalies and the deep structure of the Parnaiba cratonic basin, Brazil  

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Gravity and magnetic anomalies and the deep structure of the Parnaiba cratonic basin, Brazil A. B profile across the Parnaiba cratonic basin in NorthEast Brazil. The purpose of this project is to acquire margin of Parnaíba Basin, Brazil. Geophysics 64: 337-356. Ussami N, Cogo de Sa N, Molina EC. 1993

Watts, A. B. "Tony"

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Evaluation of yield regulation options for primary forest in Tapajos National Forest, Brazil  

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Evaluation of yield regulation options for primary forest in Tapajo´s National Forest, Brazil PaulJN, Scotland b Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazo^nia (IMAZON), CEP 66060-160 Bele´m, Brazil c Projeto Dendrogene, EMBRAPA, CEP 66095-100 Bele´m, Brazil Received 23 November 2005; received

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MINERALOGY AND GENESIS OF SMECTITES IN AN ALKALINE-SALINE ENVIRONMENT OF PANTANAL WETLAND, BRAZIL  

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MINERALOGY AND GENESIS OF SMECTITES IN AN ALKALINE-SALINE ENVIRONMENT OF PANTANAL WETLAND, BRAZIL, Universidade de Sa~o Paulo (USP), Av. Prof. Dr. Lineu Prestes, 338, 05508-900, Sa~o Paulo, Brazil 2 Soil-saline lake of Nhecola^ndia, a sub-region of the Pantanal wetland, Brazil, and then to identify the mechanisms

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Call for expression of interest EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum  

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for Brazilian SMEs, Technological Parks and other innovation actors for cooperation with Europe (Tour of BrazilCall for expression of interest EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum Participation to B2B targeting research and innovation actors. Among them, this year the EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation

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Surface and Subsurface Geochemical Monitoring of an EOR-CO2 Field: Buracica, Brazil  

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Surface and Subsurface Geochemical Monitoring of an EOR-CO2 Field: Buracica, Brazil C. Magnier1, V Monitoring of an EOR-CO2 Field: Buracica, Brazil -- This paper presents a surface and subsurface geochemical survey of the Buracica EOR-CO2 field onshore Brazil. We adopted a methodology coupling the stable

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Tree planting by small producers in the tropics: A comparative study of Brazil and Panama  

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Tree planting by small producers in the tropics: A comparative study of Brazil and Panama Cynthia S in revised form 25 March 2002 Key words: Brazil, Land tenure, Panama, Reforestation, Small farmers, Tropical in the tropical frontier regions of Panama and Brazil in order to gauge the magnitude of reforestation activities

Simmons, Cynthia S.

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Examining Public Health System Responses to the Chronic Diseases of HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Experiences from Mexico and Brazil  

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A. Cohn, Health reform in Brazil: lessons to consider. Am JPetersen, M.L. , et al. , Brazil, in The HIV Pandemic: localof the AIDS epidemic in Brazil: principal epidemiological

Gidi, Virginia Eve

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From International Idea to Domestic Policy: Explaining the Emergence of Same-Sex Partnership Recognition in Argentina and Brazil  

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Deadlock of Democracy in Brazil. Ann Arbor: University ofParties and Governability in Brazil," in Party Politics in2008. "The Pope's Visit to Brazil: Context and Effects," SPW

Schulenberg, Shawn Richard

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Patterns of water and heat flux across a biome gradient from tropical forest to savanna in Brazil  

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Porto Velho, RO 78900-000, Brazil. P. Artaxo, L. S. Borma,tropical forest to savanna in Brazil Humberto R. da Rocha, 1RIMA Editora, Sa˜o Carlos, Brazil. Oliveira, R. , et al. (

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I am Black AND Jewish: Black Jewish Women’s Experiences in “White” Jewish Communities in Brazil  

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the contemporary black movement in Brazil. In R. Reichmann (Race in contemporary Brazil (pp. 155-166). University Park,J.J. Crocitti (Eds. ), The Brazil reader: History, culture,

Gondek, Abby S.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Geographic Distribution of Hantavirus Reservoirs in Brazil  

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Potential Geographic Distribution of Hantavirus Reservoirs in Brazil Stefan Vilges de Oliveira 1,2 , Luis E. Escobar 3 , A. Townsend Peterson 4 , Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves 5* 1 Postgraduate Program in Tropical Medicine, Universidade de Brasília... áreas de Mata. Atlântica do Espírito Santo, Brasil. Bol Mus Biol Mello Leitão 17: 5-33. 19. Sousa MAN, Langguth A, Gimenez EA (2004) Mamíferos dos brejos de altitude Paraíba e Pernambuco. In: KC PortoJJP CabralM Tabareli. Brejos de altitude em Pernambuco...

Oliveira, Stefan Vilges de; Escobar, Luis E.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Gurgel-Gonç alves, Rodrigo

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Renewable energy in Brazil: opportunities, barriers, and remedies  

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An overview of the major conclusions is presented according to the goals of the study; and contents of the various chapters of the report are outlined. All major energy planning organizations in Brazil at the federal and state level perceive an urgent need for petroleum substitution by means of energy-efficient technology, coal, hydroelectricity, biomass, solar, and wind. Technologies and applications considered of high priority for US/Brazilian cooperative efforts are the following: Energy-efficient technology, used with indigenous hydroelectricity, especially heat pumps to provide (1) low temperature hot water for industrial applications, and (2) air conditioning and hot water for residential and commercial applications; solar thermal technology for low and intermediate temperature industrial process heat, and for crop drying; and small wind turbines and photovoltaic power systems for irrigation pumping and other rural applications. Certain technologies were excluded from the scope of the study by mutual agreement because a great deal of activity in such technologies was already taking place in Brazil, or because commercialization prospects seemed remote, or because of regulatory barriers. Energy conversion systems employing biomass, small- and large-scale hydropower, ocean thermal energy gradients, and cogeneration systems are not examined.

Jhirad, D.J.; Rutter, W.

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McKinsey & Company - Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy for Brazil | Open  

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McKinsey & Company - Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy for Brazil McKinsey & Company - Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy for Brazil Jump to: navigation, search Name Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy for Brazil Agency/Company /Organization McKinsey and Company Topics Implementation, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.mckinsey.com/en/Cli Country Brazil South America References Low Carbon Pathways [1] Overview Pathways low carbon economy brazil ashx.pdf Outcomes, Lessons Learned and Good Practice References ↑ "Low Carbon Pathways" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=McKinsey_%26_Company_-_Pathways_to_a_Low_Carbon_Economy_for_Brazil&oldid=384013" Category: Programs What links here Related changes

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Brazil-GTZ Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme | Open Energy  

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-GTZ Energy Programme Name Brazil-GTZ Energy Programme Agency/Company /Organization Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Partner German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME), Eletrobrás, EPE - Empresa de Pesquisa Energética Sector Energy Topics Background analysis Website http://www.gtz.de/en/themen/26 Program Start 2009 Program End 2012 Country Brazil South America References Energy Programme in Brazil[1] GTZ is working with Brazil on this program with the following objective: "The role of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency in Brazil's energy supply is strengthened." Key products will include improvement of

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Preliminary assessment of potential CDM early start projects in Brazil  

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The Brazil/US Aspen Global Forum on Climate Change Policies and Programs has facilitated a dialogue between key Brazil and US public and private sector leaders on the subject of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). With support from the US government, a cooperative effort between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of Sao Paulo conducted an assessment of a number of projects put forth by Brazilian sponsors. Initially, we gathered information and conducted a screening assessment for ten projects in the energy sector and six projects in the forestry sector. Some of the projects appeared to offer greater potential to be attractive for CDM, or had better information available. We then conducted a more detailed assessment of 12 of these projects, and two other projects that were submitted after the initial screening. An important goal was to assess the potential impact of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) on the financial performance of projects. With the exception of the two forestry-based fuel displacement projects, the impact of CERs on the internal rate of return (IRR) is fairly small. This is true for both the projects that displace grid electricity and those that displace local (diesel-based) electricity production. The relative effect of CERs is greater for projects whose IRR without CERs is low. CERs have a substantial effect on the IRR of the two short-rotation forestry energy substitution projects. One reason is that the biofuel displaces coke and oil, both of which are carbon-intensive. Another factor is that the product of these projects (charcoal and woodfuel, respectively) is relatively low value, so the revenue from carbon credits has a strong relative impact. CERs also have a substantial effect on the NPV of the carbon sequestration projects. Financial and other barriers pose a challenge for implementation of most of the projects. In most cases, the sponsor lacks sufficient capital, and loans are available only at high interest rate and with substantial guarantee. A few of the projects might go ahead without the benefit of CERs, but most probably would not. Whether the projected revenue from CERs would be sufficient to induce sponsors to proceed with the projects is an important issue that requires further investigation. All of the projects contribute to economic development in Brazil. The forestry projects in particular would create a significant number of rural jobs, and contribute income to rural communities. Some of the carbon sequestration projects would provide environmental benefits with respect to protection of biodiversity and soil.

Meyers, S.; Sathaye, J.; Lehman, B.; Schumacher, K.; van Vliet, O.; Moreira, J.R.

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Brazil-The Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) | Open Energy  

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Brazil-The Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) Brazil-The Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-The Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) Agency/Company /Organization Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) Partner ICI, Environment Canada, BP, World Bank Institute, Thailand, Ministry of Energy Thailand, Ministry of Industry Thailand, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Thailand, Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Philippines, Climate Change Commission Philippines, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Vietnam, Ministry of Planning and Investment Vietnam, Sub-Institute of Hydrometeorology and Environment of South Vietnam, Ministry of Industry and Trade Vietnam, Ministry of Finance Indonesia, Ministry of Public Works Indonesia, Ministry of Transport Indonesia, Dept. of Clean & Efficient Energy Technology Implementation Indonesia, National Council on Climate Change Malaysia, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia, Dept. of Economic Planning Malaysia, Ministry of Green Technology, Energy and Water Malaysia, Land Public Transport Commission India, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Pakistan, Dept. of Planning & Development Pakistan, Ministry of Finance Pakistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan, Ministry of Water and Power Germany, Federal Environment Ministry Argentina, Ministry of Energy Argentina, Ministry of Industry Chile, Ministry of Environment Chile, Ministry of Energy Chile, Ministry of Transport Chile, Ministry of Finance Colombia, Ministry of Environment Colombia, Ministry of Transport Colombia, Department of National Planning Colombia, Ministry of Housing Costa Rica, Climate Change Direction Costa Rica, Ministry of Agriculture Costa Rica, Ministry of Housing Costa Rica, Ministry of Energy Dominican Republic, National Climate Change Commission Dominican Republic, National Energy Commission Dominican Republic, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Dominican Republic, Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development Dominican Republic, Technical Office for Land Transport (OTTT) Panama Canal Authority Panama Maritime Authority Peru, Ministry of Environment Peru, Ministry of Energy and Mines Peru, Ministry of Transport and Communications Peru, Ministry of Energy and Mines Uruguay, Ministry of the Environment Uruguay, National Transport Directorate Uruguay, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Minerals Uruguay, Ministry of Agriculture Canada, Ministry of the Environment Norway, Ministry of the Environment Sweden, Department of the Environment UK, Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Danish Government

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Natural resource appropriation in cooperative artisanal fishing between fishermen and dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Laguna, Brazil  

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(Tursiops truncatus) in Laguna, Brazil De´bora Peterson a,*, Natalia Hanazaki a , Paulo Ce´sar Simo/ECZ, Floriano´polis, SC 88010-970, Brazil b Laborato´rio de Mami´feros Aqua´ticos, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, CCB/ECZ, Floriano´polis, SC 88010-970, Brazil a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Available

Simões-Lopes, Paulo César

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Distribution and Dynamic of Gibbsite and Kaolinite in an Oxisol of Serra do Mar, southeastern Brazil  

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Brazil Sônia Furian Depto de Geografia ­ USP-FFLCH Cidade universitaria C.P. 8105, Cep: 05508-900 Sao Paulo ­ SP, Brazil Laurent Barbiéro IRD, Laboratoire des Mécanismes de Transfert en Géologie, 39, Allées, Cep: 05 422-970 Sao Paulo ­ SP, Brazil Pierre Curmi INRA-ENSA,Unité Sol et Agronomie de Rennes Quimper

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Spin Structure of Nucleons XXVI Physics in Collisions, Bzios, Brazil, July 6-9 2006  

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Spin Structure of Nucleons XXVI Physics in Collisions, Búzios, Brazil, July 6-9 2006 Wolf in Collisions, B´uzios, Brazil, July 6-9 2006 ­ p.1 #12;Table of Contents Spin budget of the proton DIS´uzios, Brazil, July 6-9 2006 ­ p.2 #12;Spin Budget of the Proton Naive Quark-Parton Model: qu = 4 3 qd = - 1 3

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848 Brazilian Journal of Physics, vol. 33, no. 4, December, 2003 Spherical Tokamak Development in Brazil  

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in Brazil G.O. Ludwig, E. Del Bosco, J.G. Ferreira, L.A. Berni, R.M. Oliveira, M.C.R. Andrade, C.S. Shibata 12227-010, S~ao Jos´e dos Campos, SP, Brazil Received on 18 March, 2003. Revised version received on 19 Plasma Laboratory (LAP) of the National Space Research Institute (INPE) in Brazil. Figure 1. An overall

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Almerio B. Franca Petrobras-E&P-BC, Av. Chile 65, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil  

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AUTHORS Alme´rio B. Franc¸a Petrobra´s-E&P-BC, Av. Chile 65, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil Alme´rio B. Franc¸a received his B.S. degree in geology from the Universidade de Brasi´lia, Brazil in 1974 and his of glacially influenced deposits in the Gondwana of the Parana´ basin, southern Brazil. He joined Petrobra

Maynard, J. Barry

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Brazil-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) | Open Energy  

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Brazil-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Brazil-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Brazil-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Name Brazil-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Partner Australia, Denmark, EC, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway Spain, Switzerland, UK, and US Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Grid Assessment and Integration, Industry, Offsets and Certificates, People and Policy, Transportation Topics Baseline projection, Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs

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Design and development : social empowerment and two community art programs in Brazil.  

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??This study examines how two community art programs in Brazil have empowered participants through art practice. The programs are contextualized historically and theoretically to address… (more)

Brooks, Nicholas Charles

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The "Soft Power" Power? Brazil's Soft Power Strategy in World Politics During the Lula Presidency.  

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?? Brazil's position in the world has undergone significant changes since the end of the Cold War. Along with China, India, and other emerging countries,… (more)

Prusa, Anna C.

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,"Liquefied U.S. Natural Gas Re-Exports to Brazil (Million Cubic...  

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to Brazil (Million Cubic Feet)" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description"," Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Liquefied...

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Dancing Africa in Bahia : dance, embodied authenticity and the consumption of "Africa" in Bahia, Brazil.  

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??In Brazil, images and ideas of Africa have been historically linked to the northeastern state of Bahia, more specifically with the former colonial capital and… (more)

Ahlberg, Meredith A.

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Renewable energy, non-renewable energy and economic growth in Brazil  

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Abstract This study employs Brazil’s yearly statistics from 1980 to 2010 to explore the causal relationships between the real GDP and four types of energy consumption: non-hydroelectric renewable energy consumption (NHREC), total renewable energy consumption (TREC), non-renewable energy consumption (NREC), and the total primary energy consumption (TEC). The cointegration test reveals a long-run equilibrium among Brazil’s real GDP, labour, capital, and each of the four types of consumption. The development of the Brazilian economy has close ties with capital formation and labour force. The influence of NHREC/TREC on real output is positive and significant, while the impacts by NREC/TEC are insignificant. The results from the vector error correction models reveal a unidirectional causality from NHREC to economic growth, a bidirectional causality between economic growth and TREC, and a unidirectional causality from economic growth to NREC or TEC without feedback in the long-run. These findings suggest that Brazil is an energy-independent economy and that economic growth is crucial in providing the necessary resources for sustainable development. Expanding renewable energy would not only enhance Brazil’s economic growth and curb the deterioration of the environment but also create an opportunity for a leadership role in the international system and improve Brazil’s competition with more developed countries.

Hsiao-Tien Pao; Hsin-Chia Fu

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Sustainable Dam Development in Brazil: The Roles of Environmentalism, Participation and Planning  

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Brazil differs from the majority of countries in ... of electricity supply in that it relies on renewable energy sources. Although biomass has undergone significant growth...

Agnes da Costa

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Alain - Laboratoire Geosciences, Universit Montpellier II Collection: Geosciences 22 Bioenergy and land-use competition in Northeast Brazil Summary: Bioenergy and land-use...

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Biology and Medicine 32 Dr. David Kemp Australian Minister of Summary: - Southern StatesThailand - sustainable industry development - Southern StatesBrazil - clean coal power......

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Capanaparo, Cinaruco, Caura and Casiquiare in Apure, Bolivar and Amazonas states of Venezuela... in Monagas state, Venezuela, and the upper Ro Negro in Brazil that probably are...

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Brazil-IEA Network of Expertise in Energy Technology | Open Energy...  

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Network of Expertise in Energy Technology1 Brazil is a member of the International Energy Agency Network of Expertise in Energy Technology References "Network of Expertise...

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Health in black and white : debates on racial and ethnic health disparities in Brazil  

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Maria Eliana Labra 2000 Health Sector Reform in Brazil: AInternational Journal of Health Services 30(1):129-162.Zilda Pereira da Silva 2007 Health Inequalities Based on

Pagano, Anna

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Liquefied U.S. Natural Gas Exports to Brazil (Million Cubic Feet...  

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Brazil (Million Cubic Feet) Liquefied U.S. Natural Gas Exports to Brazil (Million Cubic Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,279 0...

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Long-Term Mitigation Strategies and Marginal Abatement Cost Curves: A Case Study on Brazil  

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in the power sector, renewable power, electric vehicles, energy efficiency improvements in combustion enginesLong-Term Mitigation Strategies and Marginal Abatement Cost Curves: A Case Study on Brazil Adrien World Bank, Washington D.C., USA 3The World Bank, Brasilia, Brazil Abstract Decision makers facing

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From subject of change to agent of change: women and IT in Brazil  

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Brazil has one of South America's largest information technology (IT) communities. One hundred million people voted electronically for President and congress in 2004, and 97 percent of all income tax declarations are submitted via the Internet. Over ... Keywords: Brazil, IT, women

Claudia Bauzer Medeiros

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South  

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Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa Jump to: navigation, search Name Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa Agency/Company /Organization Carbon Disclosure Project Partner Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics Finance, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.google.com/url?sa=t Country Brazil, China, India, South Africa South America, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Africa References Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa[1] "This project was commissioned by the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency

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U.S. Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines  

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

Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Zimmermann Sign Advance Bilateral Energy Relationship U.S. Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Zimmermann Sign Advance Bilateral Energy Relationship March 20, 2013 - 4:34pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 JOINT STATEMENT Brasilia, Brazil - U.S. Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman and Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Márcio Pereira Zimmermann this week co-chaired the second meeting of the Strategic Energy Dialogue announced by President Obama and President Rousseff in March 2011. The Strategic Energy Dialogue is a presidential-level partnership that provides an overarching framework to deepen energy cooperation between the

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The Brazil-nut effect and its application to asteroids  

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Out of the handful of asteroids that have been imaged, some have distributions of blocks that are not easily explained. In this paper, we investigate the possibility that seismic shaking leads to the size sorting of particles in asteroids. In particular, we focus on the so-called Brazil Nut Effect (BNE) that separates large particles from small ones under vibrations. We study the BNE over a wide range of parameters by using the N-body code PKDGRAV, and find that the effect is largely insensitive to the coefficients of restitution, but sensitive to friction constants and oscillation speeds. Agreeing with the previous results, we find that convection drives the BNE, where the intruder rises to the top of the particle bed. For the wide-cylinder case, we also observe a "whale" effect, where the intruder follows the convective current and does not stay at the surface. We show that the non-dimensional critical conditions for the BNE agree well with previous studies. We also show that the BNE is scalable for low-gra...

Matsumura, Soko; Michel, Patrick; Schwartz, Stephen R; Ballouz, Ronald-Louis

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges and opportunities for biotechnology SMEs in Brazil  

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This paper presents the current situation of Brazilian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the biotechnology sector, outlining the funding structure and presenting the main actors involved in nurturing the development of this sector in the country. This study is based on a fieldwork conducted from April 2010 to January 2011 in the Bio-Rio Foundation, a business incubator located in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and on in-depth interviews with consultants from universities and public officials from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. The case study highlights two main constraints faced by SMEs in Brazil: 1) scaling up laboratory-level experiments to commercial production; 2) lack of demand. Business incubators play an important role in providing infrastrucuture and management assistance to aid interpreneurs in the initial manufacturing stages of the production process. However, the promotion of more integration between university-based business incubators and the private sector is pivotal for the development of a robust biotechnology sector in the country. The Ministry of Health may additionally function as an outlet for SMEs' production by offering preferential or favourable conditions in public procurement tenders for programmes of the Brazilian National Public Health System (SUS).

Waldemiro Francisco Sorte Junior

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Public perception of the nuclear area in Brazil  

SciTech Connect

In Brazil electricity production is proving increasingly important, the Brazilian government has recently launched the National Energy Plan, PNE-2030 which aims, among other objectives, to conclude construction of the Angra 3 plant and to deploy new nuclear power plants in the Northeast region. The Brazilian government wants to assess how the public has perceived its energy policy and what the public thinks about the nuclear issue. A public opinion survey was performed and sampling resulted in 127 respondents who were stratified by gender, age and educational level. The survey results show that although most respondents have post-graduate degrees, 64.6% are not aware of, or had never heard of PNE-2030. While 72 respondents consider nuclear energy as an alternative source of clean energy, 84 respondents did not know where the next Brazilian nuclear power plant will be built. The nuclear regulator, CNEN, is seen by 45.7% of respondents as the body that has most credibility to talk about the safety of nuclear power plants and the media most used to obtain information about the nuclear area were newspapers and discussion forums, with 52 and 50 votes respectively. These results prove the need to implement communication plans with clear and concise goals for different segments of society, since the degree of understanding differs within each segment.

Imeida, R.A. de [PEN/COPPE/UFRJ, Avenida Horacio Macedo, 2030 Bloco G sala 206, Cidade Universitaria, Ilha do Fundao, Rio de Janeiro RJ (Brazil); Lourdes Moreira, M. de [Instituto de Engenharia Nuclear, Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Rua Helio de Almeida, 75 - Cidade Universitaria, Ilha do Fundao, Rio de Janeiro RJ (Brazil)

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THE IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL NUCLEAR SAFETY REGIME IN BRAZIL  

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A turning point of the world nuclear industry with respect to safety occurred due to the accident at Chernobyl, in 1986. A side from the tragic personal losses and the enormous financial damage, the Chernobyl accident has literally demonstrated that ''a nuclear accident anywhere is an accident everywhere''. The impact was felt immediately by the nuclear industry, with plant cancellations (e.g. Austria), elimination of national programs (e.g. Italy) and general construction delays. However, the reaction of the nuclear industry was equally immediate, which led to the proposal and establishment of a Global Nuclear Safety Regime. This regime is composed of biding international safety conventions, globally accepted safety standard, and a voluntary peer review system. In a previous work, the author has presented in detail the components of this Regime, and briefly discussed its impact in the Brazilian nuclear power organizations, including the Regulatory Body. This work, on the opposite, briefly reviews the Global Nuclear Safety Regime, and concentrates in detail in the discussion of its impact in Brazil, showing how it has produced some changes, and where the peer pressure regime has failed to produce real results.

Almeida, C.

2004-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Dental wear in dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae) from southern Brazil  

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(1) Dental wear is a common phenomenon in mammals. Its occurrence is influenced by tooth anatomy, animal physiology, biomechanics and behaviour. So far, investigations of dental wear in cetaceans have been scanty and superficial. We compare the frequencies of occurrence, location and intensity of dental wear in some species of dolphins from southern Brazil, South Atlantic Ocean. (2) Teeth of ten species were evaluated using a stereoscopic microscope to identify wear facets, which were classified according to location, anatomical position and wear intensity. (3) Frequencies of dental wear were high for all species with exception of Delphinus capensis, with less than 50% of teeth worn. Simultaneous wear facets in the apex and lateral of teeth were more common than facets restricted to the apex or lateral faces. Wear on the dental crown was more common, but some species showed less frequent wear down to the cingulum or root level. Superficial wear seems to be the general trend for dolphins, but Stenella coeruleoalba and Pseudorca crassidens showed a higher frequency of severe wear. Only for Tursiops truncatus the frequencies of wear were significantly different between males and females. When considering the ontogeny of dental wear, only for T. truncatus and Stenella frontalis indexes of dental wear were correlated with body length. (4) Whether dental wear has implications or not in fitness and feeding behaviour, severely worn teeth may expose the pulp cavity and increase the susceptibility to local infections.

Carolina Loch; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes

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Call for Submissions The Anthropology department is pleased to invite students to submit papers for the 2013 Brazil Abroad  

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to submit papers for the 2013 Brazil Abroad scholarship compe>>on. The following>ons? · Email Laura Zano[ lzano[@purdue.edu PAPER COMPETITION BRAZIL ABROAD 2013 #12;

Holland, Jeffrey

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Preventing Climate Disasters: Legal and Economic Aspects of the Implementation of the National Fund on Climate Change in Brazil  

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At first glance energy policy should not be a barrier to ... of the fund, since there are several renewable energy sources in Brazil. According to Calou (2011, p 144–145), Brazil expanded the supply of energy thr...

Patricia Borba Villar Guimarães…

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. International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management INAC 2005 international Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management, INAC 2005, Santos (Brazil)  

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Institute (IPEN-Brazil) barroso@ipen.br c Ph D., Head of Information Science Department Telecommunication Nuclear Atlantic Conference, Santos : Brazil (2005)" #12;R. I. RICCIARDI, A. C. O. BARROSO and J. O. BARROSO and J.-

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A new Chlerogelloides from northeastern Brazil and French Guiana, with a key to the species (Hymenoptera, Halictidae)  

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, Brazil), Dra. Blandina Felipe Viana (UFBA, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), and Dr. Peter G. Kevan (University of Guelph, Canada) for organizing the Pol- lination Course 2011, during which the insects described herein where collected. The authors are also...

Oliveira, Favizia; Engel, Michael S.; Mahlmann, Thiago

2012-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Since 1992--the end of the Cold War--Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community. Under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Brazil embarked on a new direc-  

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Since 1992--the end of the Cold War--Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community. Under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Brazil embarked on a new direc- tion vis, positioning Brazil as a spokesperson for the global, using the language of solidarity to open new

Botea, Adi

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Sulfate adsorption and its relationships with properties of representative soils of the Sa~o Paulo State, Brazil  

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State, Brazil M.E. Alves, A. Lavorenti* Departamento de Cie^ncias Exatas, Escola Superior de Agricultura ``Luiz de Queiroz''--ESALQ/USP, Caixa Postal 09, 13418-900, Piracicaba (SP), Brazil Received 27 August, electrochemical and mineralogical properties of representative soils of the Sa~o Paulo State, Brazil, were

Sparks, Donald L.

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EngOpt 2012 -International Conference on Engineering Optimization Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1-5 July 2012.  

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EngOpt 2012 - International Conference on Engineering Optimization Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1-5 July, 39401-089 - Montes Claros - MG, Brazil E-mail: nilson.brito@unimontes.br Departamento de Matem´atica, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, 35400-000 - Ouro Preto - MG, Brazil E-mail: anderson

Cruz, Frederico

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Entrepreneurial Strategies and New Forms of Rationalisation of Production in the Building Construction Sector of Brazil and France  

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Construction Sector of Brazil and France Proceedings IGLC-7 369 ENTREPRENEURIAL STRATEGIES AND NEW FORMS OF RATIONALISATION OF PRODUCTION IN THE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION SECTOR OF BRAZIL AND FRANCE Francisco F. Cardoso1 in France and Brazil, in the light of strategies of the building construction firms. The above mentioned

Tommelein, Iris D.

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E-Voting in Brazil -The Risks to Democracy Jos Rodrigues-Filho, Cynthia J. Alexander, and Luciano C. Batista  

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- 85 - E-Voting in Brazil - The Risks to Democracy José Rodrigues-Filho, Cynthia J. Alexander, and Luciano C. Batista Federal University of Paraiba, Paraiba, Brazil and Acadia University, Nova Scotia be implemented - then the implications for democracy should be considered. Brazil's introduction of e

Matwin, Stan

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JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, The sea-surface structure of North Brazil Current  

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Brazil Current Rings derived from shipboard and moored ADCP observations G. P. Castel~ao Division Atlantic, the North Brazil Current retroflec- tion periodically sheds large anticyclonic rings, which then propagate north- westward. Between 1998­2000, the North Brazil Current Rings Experiment sampled a large

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UV degradation of hdpe and pvc geomembranes in laboratory exposure So Paulo State University (UNESP) -Ilha Solteira (Brazil)  

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University (UNESP) - Ilha Solteira (Brazil) Bueno, B.S. University of State of São Paulo (USP) at São Carlos (Brazil) Zornberg, J.G. University of Texas (UT) at Austin (USA) Keywords: UV degradation, weathering International Conference on Geosynthetics, Brazil, 2010 821 3 #12;were used like a guide: ASTM D638 (Standard

Zornberg, Jorge G.

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Cyatta abscondita: Taxonomy, Evolution, and Natural History of a New Fungus-Farming Ant Genus from Brazil  

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Brazil Jeffrey Sosa-Calvo1,2* , Ted R. Schultz2* , Carlos R. F. Brandão3 , Christiana Klingenberg4 Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 4 Abteilung Entomologie, Staatliches Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, 6 Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge

Bi, Xin

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Abrupt variations in South American monsoon rainfall during the Holocene based on a speleothem record from central-eastern Brazil  

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...central-eastern Brazil (Fig. 1). The cave...State, central-eastern Brazil; 2-Lake Titicaca...International Atomic Energy AgencyGlobal Network...Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources and...Sao Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil (grant to Cruz and Karmann...

Nicolás M. Stríkis; Francisco W. Cruz; Hai Cheng; Ivo Karmann; R. Lawrence Edwards; Mathias Vuille; Xianfeng Wang; Marcos S. de Paula; Valdir F. Novello; Augusto S. Auler

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Project EARTH-13-MDB1: Survival and extinction at the dawn of the Cambrian explosion: the evidence from Brazil and beyond  

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from Brazil and beyond Supervisors: Martin Brasier, Paul Smith, David Pyle (University of Oxford recently deeper water siliciclastics and volcaniclastics in Brazil containing Corumbella, as well in South America, notably in Corumba, Brazil in collaboration with Thomas Fairchild, Paulo Boggiani

Henderson, Gideon

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Brazil-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support | Open Energy  

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Brazil-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Brazil-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Agency/Company /Organization ClimateWorks, Project Catalyst, McKinsey and Company Sector Energy, Land Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Country Brazil South America References LCGP support[1] Low Carbon Growth Plans Advancing Good Practice, August 2009[2] Overview "Achieving development goals depends on enabling poorer countries to accelerate or maintain robust economic growth despite the disproportionate impacts of climate change which they face. The central challenge is to enable all countries to strengthen delivery of their own development visions and goals through low-carbon, climate-resilient, or 'climate

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Joint Statement on Brazil-United States Energy Meeting | Department of  

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

on Brazil-United States Energy Meeting on Brazil-United States Energy Meeting Joint Statement on Brazil-United States Energy Meeting August 6, 2008 - 2:40pm Addthis Brasília, August 5, 2008 BRASILIA, BRAZIL -- Brazilian Mines and Energy Minister Edison Lobão and United States Acting Deputy Secretary of Energy Jeffrey Kupfer met today for the first time in recognition of the important role each nation plays in promoting safe, reliable, clean, affordable, and diverse energy supplies and reaffirming the strong relationship between both countries. Together they agreed that both nations are committed to increasing energy security and will focus on key areas of mutual interest, including oil and gas, biofuels, energy efficiency, coal, nuclear energy, electricity, energy regulatory issues, and climate change. In addition, the authorities

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Brazil-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open Energy  

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US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Brazil South America References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] USFS engagement in Brazil: - Reducing deforestation through improving sustainable forest management ("...supports local partners in Brazil to teach forest technicians, managers and supervisors how to apply forest management principles and reduced-impact logging methods in the Brazilian Amazon") - Forest Monitoring - Remote Sensing - LiDAR - National Forest

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OAS Support for the Implementation of the US-Brazil Biofuels Bilateral  

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OAS Support for the Implementation of the US-Brazil Biofuels Bilateral OAS Support for the Implementation of the US-Brazil Biofuels Bilateral Agreement Jump to: navigation, search Name OAS Support for the Implementation of the US-Brazil Biofuels Bilateral Agreement Agency/Company /Organization Organization of American States (OAS) Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Biomass Topics Implementation, Background analysis Country Brazil UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References OAS Project Database[1] "Support sustainable bio-fuels/energy projects/programs to diversify the energy production mix to improve economic sustainability and competitiveness of communities' socio-economic conditions, initially within the project countries to further extend to the countries of the Western Hemisphere." References

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Anvisa, Brazil's regulatory body, has announced the lowest drug price increases  

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Anvisa, Brazil's regulatory body, has announced the lowest...Scrip. Cmed has created three increment bands of 1%, 2.01% and 3.02%. There are 20 000 medicines registered with Anvisa and, of these, 66% will be affe...

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Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and...  

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Dataset Activity Stream Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR (Abstract): Normal direct solar radiation in kWhm2day for 1 year organized into...

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Fuel cells development and hydrogen production from renewable resources in Brazil  

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In this work we review the Brazilian energy supply matrix, in particular focusing on environmentally friendly pathways to hydrogen production and fuel cell utilisation. Brazil is currently building capacity in these areas, evident in the spectrum of technological research carried out by several universities in the fields of hydrogen production processes, catalysts and electrolyte materials. Although the fuel cell installed capacity in Brazil is limited, there are several government-funded research activities – mainly on PEM, DMFC, DEFC and SOFC, in addition to reforming and catalysis of ethanol as cell fuel. Brazil has a robust energy matrix, and 45% of its energy supply is derived from renewable resources. The future hydrogen economy in Brazil will probably rely on renewable resources, mainly from hydroelectric power and biofuels, which are plentifully available.

D. Hotza; J.C. Diniz da Costa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy scenarios for the Minas Gerais State in Brazil: an integrated modeling exercise using System Dynamics  

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When comparing the Brazilian energy matrix with other countries worldwide, we notice a clear difference in the use of renewable energy. In Brazil, the share of renewable energy sources reaches 44.7% of supply (.....

Marcos Vinícius Eloy Xavier; Andrea Marcello Bassi…

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free, Social, and Inclusive: Appropriation and Resistance of New Media Technologies in Brazil  

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now has the highest penetration rate of mobile broadbandand the mobile phone penetration rate was 73.2%, whichSey, 2006, pp. 16–17). Penetration rates in Brazil have

Horst, Heather A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - america brazil leads Sample Search Results  

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China's deliveries to USA jumped by 50%, Brazil equally strong, and Indonesia gains markets... in Germany and the UK Profiled wood imports run steady, the US is the leading...

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All that glitters is not gold : unexpected lessons from a slum upgrading program in Brazil  

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This paper looks at the Ribeira Azul Slum Upgrading Program in Salvador de Bahia Brazil, implemented by the development agency of the state of Bahia, CONDER, and the Italian NGO Associazione Volontari per il Servizio ...

Zuin, Valentina

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Erratum: Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008  

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While the article entitled Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998–2008 [1] was being prepared for publication, a typographical error was introduced in the methods section. The sentence “The ...

James Macinko; Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alegre rs brazil Sample Search Results  

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Search Sample search results for: alegre rs brazil Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Curriculum Vitae Ana M. R. Liedke Summary: Mdio "Dolores Alcaraz Caldas" - 2004 , Porto Alegre,...

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An unusually thermally stable magnetite from a niobium mine in Brazil  

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...Minas Gerais|Brazil|Iron oxides are widely used in medicine, biology, chemistry, mineralogy, geology and physics...by different chemical routes. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 9 , 2081-2087. Braun P.B. (1952) A superstructure...

A. C. Silva; M. C. Pereira; L. C. A. Oliveira; L. C. D. Cavalcante; J. D. Fabris; E. Murad

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Carnivorous dinocephalian from the Middle Permian of Brazil and tetrapod dispersal in Pangaea  

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...Teresina, Brazil ; b Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological...University of the Witwatersrand , WITS 2050 Johannesburg, South Africa...vertebrate fauna . Mem Bernard Price Inst Palaeontol Res 1 : 1...abbreviations: BP, Bernard Price Institute for Paleontological...

Juan Carlos Cisneros; Fernando Abdala; Saniye Atayman-Güven; Bruce S. Rubidge; A. M. Celâl ?engör; Cesar L. Schultz

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Dryopteris huberi (Dryopteridaceae), an overlooked species, and a key for the species of Dryopteris in Brazil  

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Dryopteris huberi is a neglected species endemic to the northern and central parts of Brazil. In this paper we describe, illustrate, and distinguish it from D. patula, the most similar species, a...

Jefferson Prado; Regina Y. Hirai; Alan R. Smith

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indirect land-use changes can overcome carbon savings from biofuels in Brazil  

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...influence deforestation rates. The modeled deforestation rate of Central Brazil...2 ) rather than rates (Mg CO 2 ha...for electrical energy expansion 2006...replacing fossil fuels . Atmos Chem Phys 8 : 389...University Press of Florida , Gainesville ), pp 283...

David M. Lapola; Ruediger Schaldach; Joseph Alcamo; Alberte Bondeau; Jennifer Koch; Christina Koelking; Joerg A. Priess

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon dioxide and methane emissions from interfluvial wetlands in the upper Negro River basin, Brazil  

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Extensive interfluvial wetlands occur in the upper Negro River basin (Brazil) and contain a mosaic of vegetation dominated by emergent grasses and sedges with patches of shrubs and palms. To characterize the rele...

Lauren Belger; Bruce R. Forsberg; John M. Melack

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acceptance of renewable energy innovation in Brazil—case study of wind energy  

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The paper presents some outputs of renewable energy power plants in Brazil, focusing in the case of wind energy. The information data are mainly acquired from a project developed by the authors with financial resources of Electric Energy National Agengy (ANEEL), United Nations Development Program (PNUD) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT). It was used as the socio environmental impacts to evaluate the acceptance aspect, using as examples some case studies implemented in Brazil and the previous experience of the authors.

Maria Silvia Muylaert de Araújo; Marcos Aurélio Vasconcelos de Freitas

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CONVNIOS, PROJETOS, COOPERAES INTERNACIONAIS 2012-2013: Projeto MCT/CNPq No. 066/2010 (FP7-2011-EU-Brazil) "Technology  

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/2010 (FP7-2011-EU-Brazil) "Technology platform for point-of-care diagnostics for tropical deseases. 2010 - 2014: Titulo: P116M100008 - Sustainable Energy and Aeronautical Engineering - U.S.-Brazil Higher of Pittsburgh; Brazil Lead: Universidade Federal de Itajuba & Brazil Partner: Federal University of Parana

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Brazil-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)  

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Brazil-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Brazil-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry Sector Climate, Energy, Water Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Economic Development, Goods and Materials, Industry, People and Policy, Water Conservation Topics Background analysis, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, -Roadmap, -TNA, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Technology characterizations

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Competition of Brazil nut effect, buoyancy, and inelasticity induced segregation in a granular mixture  

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It has been recently reported that a granular mixture in which grains differ in their restitution coefficients presents segregation: the more inelastic particles sink to the bottom. When other segregation mechanisms as buoyancy and the Brazil nut effect are present, the inelasticity induced segregation can compete with them. First, a detailed analysis, based on numerical simulations of two dimensional systems, of the competition between buoyancy and the inelasticity induced segregation is presented, finding that there is a transition line in the parameter space that determines which mechanism is dominant. In the case of neutrally buoyant particles having different sizes the inelasticity induced segregation can compete with the Brazil nut effect (BNE). Reverse Brazil nut effect (RBNE) could be obtained at large inelasticities of the intruder. At intermediate values, BNE and RBNE coexist and large inelastic particles are found both near the bottom and at the top of the system.

Ricardo Brito; Rodrigo Soto

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptations of renewable energy policies to unstable macroeconomic situations—Case study: Wind power in Brazil  

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Despite the massive cost reduction in the last decade, wind power generation is generally still more expensive than conventional energy sources which benefit from the exclusion of externality costs in the price structure. Support policies for renewable energies guarantee the economic viability of this type of electrical power generation in many European countries. In Latin America, Brazil has become the pioneer state for renewable energy with the implementation of the PROINFA programme that supports, among other sources, wind power development of 1100 MW. This article presents an overview of the differences between the German and Brazilian wind power promotion policies with a special focus on how PROINFA can be adapted to the unstable macroeconomic situation of Brazil. The document specifically examines the adaptation of wind power promotion policies to large inflation and interest rates in Brazil.

Johannes M. Kissel; Stefan C.W. Krauter

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electricity generation:: regulatory mechanisms to incentive renewable alternative energy sources in Brazil  

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The dissemination of renewable alternative energy sources for electricity generation has always being done through regulatory mechanisms, created and managed by the government of each country. Since these sources are more costly to generate, they have received incentives in response to worldwide environmental concerns, above all with regard to the reduction of CO2 emissions. In Brazil, the electricity generation from renewable alternative sources is experiencing a new phase of growth. Until a short time ago, environmental appeal was the strongest incentive to these sources in Brazil but it was insufficient to attain its objective. With the electricity crisis and the rationing imposed in 2001, another important factor gained awareness: the need to diversify energy sources. Within this context, this work has the objective of analyzing the regulatory mechanisms recently developed to stimulate electricity generation from renewable alternative energy sources in Brazil by following the experience of other countries such as the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.

Carla Kazue Nakao Cavaliero; Ennio Peres Da Silva

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Petrophysical characterization of Middle Pliocene Reservoirs, Guneschli Field, Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan  

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Guneshli Field is one of several large fields on the Apsheron Ridge, a bathymmic, and structural high, separating the North and South Caspian deeps. In total this trend contains more than 4 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The main reservoir is the Middle Pliocene Productive Series which is interpreted as a series of stacked wave dominated deltas. Reservoirs are fine to very-fine-grained sublitharenites, to feldspathic litharenites with excellent well-connected macro and meso pore systems. Porosity and permeability are texturally controlled due to depositional energy and provenance (as opposed to diagenetically controlled) primarily by grain size, sorting and percent of ductile shale rock fragments. Rarely, carbonate cement partially occludes primary pores. Six main lithofacies were recognized in core and described according to pore throat geometry and flow unit characteristics. Porosity, permeability, and mercury injection capillary pressure data were collected on reservoir and seal rocks. These data were used to define pore throat size distribution, hydrocarbon column height, sealing capacity, and irreducible water saturation for each facies. Porosity and permeability tests on reservoir samples at increasing confining stress conditions show only minor reductions in porosity and permeability. Permeability of poorly consolidated sands, in the absence of conventional plugs, can be estimated from mercury injection data on core chips or cuttings and from grain size data. Reservoir simulation models suggest Guneshli reservoirs have good displacement characteristics and are good waterflood candidates, with recovery being as high as 40% of the original oil-in-place.

Adams, C. [Amoco Production Company, Houston, TX (United States); Gousseinov, B. [Socar, Baku (Azerbaijan)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seismic Hazard Assessment for the Baku City and Absheron Peninsula, Azerbaijan  

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This paper deals with the seismic hazard assessment for Baku and the Absheron peninsula. The assessment is based on the information on the features of earthquake ground motion excitation, seismic wave propagation (attenuation), and site effect. I analyze active faults, seismicity, soil and rock properties, geological cross-sections, the borehole data of measured shear-wave velocity, lithology, amplification factor of each geological unit, geomorphology, topography, and basic rock and surface ground motions. To estimate peak ground acceleration (PGA) at the surface, PGA at the basic rock is multiplied by the amplification parameter of each surface layers. Quaternary soft deposits, representing a high risk due to increasing PGA values at surface, are studied in detail. For a near-zone target earthquake PGA values are compared to intensity at MSK-64 scale for the Absheron peninsula. The amplification factor for the Baku city is assessed and provides estimations for a level of a seismic motion and seismic intensity of the studied area.

Babayev, Gulam R. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku AZ1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Seismic interpretation and classification of mud volcanoes of the South Caspian Basin, offshore Azerbaijan.  

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, and the paleo-Amu Darya supplied sediment from the Pamirs to the east. Relatively minor sediment input came from other river systems, such as paleo-Kura and paleo-Sumgaiet. These rivers fed a series of lowstand lacustrine deltas. There are two distinctive... volcano formation begins in the Middle Miocene and becomes more intensive in the Pliocene. ? Roots of many mud volcanoes onshore are Lower Cretaceous and Jurassic. The samples of these rocks have bitumen content from 0.469% up to 2.5%. ? Gases of mud...

Yusifov, Mehdi Zahid

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical and electrochemical properties of an OxisolUltisol transition in the state of Sa~o Paulo, Brazil  

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, Brazil Aline R. Coscionea,*, Antonio C. Moniza,1 , Daniel Vidal Pe´rezb , Ma´rcia M.C. Ferreirac , Ota^mico de Campinas, 13001-970, Campinas-SP, Brazil b Centro Nacional de Pesquisas de Solos, EMBRAPA, 22460-000, Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil c Instituto de Qui´mica-Universidade Estadual de Campinas, CP 6154, 13084

Ferreira, Márcia M. C.

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La utilizacin de imgenes de Landsat TM para cuantificar reas de deforestacin en la regin de Mato Grosso, Brazil.  

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Mato Grosso, Brazil. Yomayra A. Román Colón1 Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Puerto Rico cuantificar la deforestación en la zona más impactada del estado de Mato Grosso en Brazil. El estudio incluye Grosso, Brazil utilizando imágenes de alta resolución del satélite Landsat TM 4-5. Cómo parte de este

Gilbes, Fernando

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Distribution and Status of the Guiana Dolphin Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) Population in Babitonga Bay, Southern Brazil  

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in Babitonga Bay, Southern Brazil Marta J. Cremer1,2, *, Fernando A.S. Hardt1 , Antonio J. Tonello Jr1 Regi�o de Joinville, Caixa Postal 110, Cep 89240-000, S�o Francisco do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil 2 Programa de P�s-Gradua��o em Ci�ncias Biol�gicas � Zoologia, Univ. Federal do Paran�, Curitiba, Brazil 3

Simões-Lopes, Paulo César

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Reforming Brazil?s offshore oil and gas safety regulatory framework: Lessons from Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States  

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Abstract We propose reforming the Brazilian regulatory safety framework (BRSF) for offshore oil and gas production and drilling operations. Brazil has emerged as a leading offshore producer with extensive proven reserves yet to be exploited. However, the BRSF has not been updated since 2007, and there are now major concerns about the industry?s safety, particularly after the BP Deepwater Horizon accident, along with the technical challenges due to extreme conditions under which Brazil?s resources are located. Drawing on experiences from three leading offshore oil and gas producers (Norway, the UK, and the US), we recommend the adoption of three best practices: the UK?s ‘safety case’ approach (where operators are expected to provide convincing and valid arguments that a system is sufficiently safe for a given application in a specific environment), Norway?s ‘barrier management’ (evidence that there are at least two tested and independent barriers to avoid accidents) and greater investment in safety research and development, as suggested by the US?s National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. We discuss implications for policy reform and how best practices can be applied within the Brazilian context.

Pietro A.S. Mendes; Jeremy Hall; Stelvia Matos; Bruno Silvestre

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report of the First GEO Forest Monitoring Symposium 4-7 November 2008, Foz do Iguau, Brazil  

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Report of the First GEO Forest Monitoring Symposium 4-7 November 2008, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil Edited

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Casa de Cultura | Patos de Minas: spatial interventions to stimulate the development of a medium sized city in Brazil:.  

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??This final project studies an intervention in the area of public spaces and cultural identity of Patos de Minas, a medium sized city in Brazil… (more)

Van Loon, M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable infrastructure development: Assessing LED street lighting as a tool for sustainable development in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil.  

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??This research project investigates LED street lights as a tool for sustainable development in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The project explores the energy and… (more)

Kivimäki, S.E.E.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Public Participation in Brazil: A Case Study of the Santo Antônio and Jirau Hydroelectric Dams.  

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??This thesis is about public participation in environmental policy-making in Brazil. It analyses one of its main instruments, the participatory process related to Environmental Impact… (more)

Rodrigues Rezende, R.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MHK Projects/GCK Technology Amazon River Brazil | Open Energy Information  

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Amazon River Brazil Amazon River Brazil < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Policies for advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy use in Brazil  

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This article first reviews energy trends and energy policy objectives in Brazil. It then proposes and analyzes 12 policy options for advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy use. The policies are analyzed as a group with respect to their impacts on total energy supply and demand as well as CO2 emissions. It is determined that the policies would provide a broad range of benefits for Brazil including reducing investment requirements in the energy sector, cutting energy imports, lowering CO2 emissions, and providing social benefits.

Howard Geller; Roberto Schaeffer; Alexandre Szklo; Mauricio Tolmasquim

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of fault rejuvenation in hydrocarbon accumulation and structural evolution of Reconcavo Basin, Northeastern Brazil  

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From a geometric analysis of the fault pattern in the Reconcavo basin, Brazil, supported by a reinterpretation of the early opening history of the South Atlantic Ocean, it is inferred that the basin formed as a result of Valanginian (Early Cretaceous) motion on a major N40/sup 0/E-striking left-lateral transform fault located offshore between Salvador and Recife. This left-lateral motion was due to the location of the Valanginian pole of South American - African plate rotation within northern Brazil, at 2.5 /sup 0/S, 45.0/sup 0/W, rather than farther north as interpreted previously. 13 figures, 2 tables.

Cohen, C.R.

1985-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appendix K: Regional Definitions  

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K K Regional Definitions The six basic country groupings used in this report (Figure K1) are defined as follows: *OECD (18 percent of the 2008 world population): North America-United States, Canada, and Mexico; OECD Europe-Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxem- bourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. OECD Asia-Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. *Non-OECD (82 percent of the 2008 world popula- tion): - Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia (5 percent of the 2008 world population)-Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia,

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International Energy Outlook 2007  

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K K Regional Definitions The six basic country groupings used in this report (Figure K1) are defined as follows: *OECD (18 percent of the 2007 world population): North America-United States, Canada, and Mexico; OECD Europe-Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxem- bourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. OECD Asia-Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. *Non-OECD (82 percent of the 2007 world popula- tion): - Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia (5 percent of the 2007 world population)-Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia,

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Regional definitions Regional definitions The six basic country groupings used in this report (Figure M1) are defined as follows: OECD (18 percent of the 2011 world population): OECD Americas-United States, Canada, Chile, and Mexico; OECD Europe-Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom; OECD Asia-Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. Non-OECD (82 percent of the 2011 world population): - Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia (5 percent of the 2011 world population)-Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan,

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International Energy Outlook 1998  

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Appendix C Appendix C A Status Report on Developing Transportation for Caspian Basin Oil and Gas Production Prior to the breakup of the Soviet Union, the petroleum transportation networks in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan were designed to provide petroleum to the internal Soviet economy and, in particular, to meet the Soviet military’s need for petroleum [1]. Investment in the Caspian Basin petroleum transportation system was, however, severely deficient. In order for the producers in the Caspian Sea area to become major petroleum exporters, existing petroleum transport lines, which generally head northward into Russia, will need upgrading. More importantly, new lines will need to be built to transport Caspian Sea oil to export markets, in some combination of westward to the Mediterranean,

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NREL-United States/Brazil Bioenergy Technical Workshop | Open Energy  

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NREL-United States/Brazil Bioenergy Technical Workshop NREL-United States/Brazil Bioenergy Technical Workshop Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL-United States/Brazil Bioenergy Technical Workshop Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, - Biofuels Resource Type: Workshop, Training materials User Interface: Website Website: www.nrel.gov/international/ Country: Brazil South America Coordinates: -14.235004°, -51.92528° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-14.235004,"lon":-51.92528,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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North Brazil Current Ring Generation and Evolution Observed with SeaWiFS  

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The earth's largest oceanic rings are formed by the retroflecting North Brazil Current (NBC) near 8°N in the western tropical Atlantic. The NBC flows northward across the equator and past the mouth of the Amazon River entraining river-influenced ...

David M. Fratantoni; Deborah A. Glickson

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Four-Year Lidar–Sun Photometer Aerosol Study at São Paulo, Brazil  

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A backscattering lidar system, the first of this kind in Brazil, has been used to provide the vertical profile of the aerosol backscatter coefficient at 532 nm up to an altitude of 4–6 km above sea level (ASL), in a suburban area in the city of ...

Eduardo Landulfo; Alexandros Papayannis; Ani Sobral Torres; Sandro Toshio Uehara; Lucila Maria Viola Pozzetti; Caio Alencar de Matos; Patricia Sawamura; Walter Morinobu Nakaema; Wellington de Jesus

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Land Use Change from Jatropha Curcas-Based Jet Fuel in Brazil  

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Land Use Change from Jatropha Curcas-Based Jet Fuel in Brazil ... Life cycle GHG emissions of biojet fuel derived from Jatropha curcas is quantified based on empirical data from Brazilian producers accounting for land-use change. ... This is the methodology adopted by the European Community in its current Renewable Energy Directive (40). ...

Robert E. Bailis; Jennifer E. Baka

2010-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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O P I N I O N Ethanol from sugarcane in Brazil: a `midway' strategy for  

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O P I N I O N Ethanol from sugarcane in Brazil: a `midway' strategy for increasing ethanol of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA Abstract This article reviews the history and current state of ethanol. We propose that it is possible to produce ethanol from sugarcane while maintaining or even recovering

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Technology transfer by CDM projects: a comparison of Brazil, China, India and Mexico  

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Technology transfer by CDM projects: a comparison of Brazil, China, India and Mexico Antoine (Dechezleprêtre et al., 2008), we gave a general description of technology transfers by CDM projects and we important role in facilitating international technology transfers through the CDM. International transfers

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POLITICAL SCIENCE 2013 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Includes Alumni, Brazil, Francis, Glickman, Hubbard, Young, and Rinn Scholarships)  

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POLITICAL SCIENCE 2013 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Includes Alumni, Brazil, Francis, Glickman, Hubbard. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Please have a member of the SJSU Political Science faculty who is willing to provide a reference sign this application. Faculty sponsor's signature: Applicant's signature: You can apply for as many Political Science

Su, Xiao

396

Researchers profile, co-authorship pattern and knowledge organization in information science in Brazil  

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This paper aimed to present the profile of the researchers, the pattern of scientific collaboration and the knowledge organization in the area of information science in Brazil. The study covered sex differences, skills by region and type of institution, ... Keywords: 62Q05, Brazilian science, I2, I20, Information science, Knowledge organization, Research activity, Researchers profile

Cristina Gomes Souza; Marta Lúcia Ferreira

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2003 ICECE March 16 19, 2003, So Paulo, BRAZIL International Conference on Engineering and Computer Education  

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Session ©2003 ICECE March 16 ­ 19, 2003, São Paulo, BRAZIL International Conference on Engineering L. Larkin, Department of Computer Science, Audio Technology, and Physics, American University, 4400 of science, as well as mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET) education will be discussed. Index

Larkin, Teresa L.

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A model for estimation of potential generation of waste electrical and electronic equipment in Brazil  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Literature of WEEE generation in developing countries is reviewed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We analyse existing estimates of WEEE generation for Brazil. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We present a model for WEEE generation estimate. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer WEEE generation of 3.77 kg/capita year for 2008 is estimated. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Use of constant lifetime should be avoided for non-mature market products. - Abstract: Sales of electrical and electronic equipment are increasing dramatically in developing countries. Usually, there are no reliable data about quantities of the waste generated. A new law for solid waste management was enacted in Brazil in 2010, and the infrastructure to treat this waste must be planned, considering the volumes of the different types of electrical and electronic equipment generated. This paper reviews the literature regarding estimation of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), focusing on developing countries, particularly in Latin America. It briefly describes the current WEEE system in Brazil and presents an updated estimate of generation of WEEE. Considering the limited available data in Brazil, a model for WEEE generation estimation is proposed in which different methods are used for mature and non-mature market products. The results showed that the most important variable is the equipment lifetime, which requires a thorough understanding of consumer behavior to estimate. Since Brazil is a rapidly expanding market, the 'boom' in waste generation is still to come. In the near future, better data will provide more reliable estimation of waste generation and a clearer interpretation of the lifetime variable throughout the years.

Araujo, Marcelo Guimaraes, E-mail: marcel_g@uol.com.br [Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, COPPE, Energy Planning Department (Brazil); Magrini, Alessandra [Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, COPPE, Energy Planning Department (Brazil); Mahler, Claudio Fernando [Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, COPPE, GETRES (Brazil); Bilitewski, Bernd [Technical University of Dresden, Institute of Waste Management and Contaminated Site Treatment (IAA) (Germany)

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear proliferation status report. Status report  

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This report contains information concerning the nuclear proliferation status of the following countries: (1) Russia, (2) Ukraine, (3) Belarus, (4) Kazakhstan, (5) Israel, (6) India, (7) Pakistan, (8) South Africa, (9) North Korea, (10) Iraq, (11) Iran, (12) Lybia, (13) Algeria, (14) Syria, (15) Brazil, (16) Argentina, and (17) Taiwan.

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1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil saved $US1 billion between 2001 and 2005 due to its government's policy of bargaining with pharma companies over the cost of antiretrovirals,  

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Brazil saved $US1 billion between 2001 and 2005...BMJ.... Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, US, conducted a detailed analysis of HIV drug costs in Brazil. They concluded that, although the cos...

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESMAP-Brazil-Low-carbon Country Case Study | Open Energy Information  

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Low-carbon Country Case Study Low-carbon Country Case Study Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-ESMAP Low Carbon Growth Studies Program Agency/Company /Organization Energy Sector Management Assistance Program of the World Bank Partner United Kingdom Department for International Development Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Energy Efficiency, Forestry Topics Background analysis, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.esmap.org/filez/pub Country Brazil South America References World Bank, ESMAP - Low Carbon Growth Country Studies - Getting Started[1] Overview "Benefiting from a cooperative process with Brazilian authorities, the study covers four key areas with large potential for low-carbon options in

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Brazil from NREL | OpenEI  

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Brazil from NREL Brazil from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Life cycle assessment of an onshore wind farm located at the northeastern coast of Brazil  

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This article assesses the life cycle emissions of a fictive onshore wind power station consisting of 141.5-MW wind turbines situated on the northeastern coast of Brazil. The objective is to identify the main sources of CO2(eq)-emissions during the life cycle of the wind farm. The novelty of this work lies in the focus on Brazil and its emerging national manufacturing industry. With an electricity matrix that is primarily based on renewable energy sources (87% in 2010), this country emits eight times less CO2 for the production of 1 kWh of electricity than the global average. Although this fact jeopardizes the CO2 mitigation potential of wind power projects, it also reduces the carbon footprint of parts and components manufactured in Brazil. The analysis showed that reduced CO2-emissions in the material production stage and the low emissions of the component production stage led to a favorable CO2-intensity of 7.1 g CO2/kWh. The bulk of the emissions, a share of over 90%, were unambiguously caused by the production stage, and the transportation stage was responsible for another 6% of the CO2-emissions. The small contributions from the construction and operation phases could be neglected. Within the manufacturing process, the steel tower was identified as the source responsible for more than half of the emissions. The environmental impacts of the wind farm are small in terms of CO2-emissions, which can be credited to a green electricity mix. This scenario presents an advantage for the country and for further production sites, particularly in the surroundings of the preferred wind farm sites in Brazil, which should be favored to reduce CO2 emissions to an even greater extent.

Kerstin B. Oebels; Sergio Pacca

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetic and environmental factors affecting growth and reproduction characters of Morada Nova sheep in Northeastern Brazil  

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of Morada Nova sheep. Data were obtained from 1, 338 ewes and 989 lambs sired by 50 rams at the Iracema Farm ? EPACE ? Quixada, Ceaza, Brazil from 1979 to 1984. The growth traits studied were birth weight (BW), weaning weight (WW), and yearling weight... highly significant (P & . 01) effects on survival rates. Ewe lambs, single lambs, and lambs with heavier BW had better survival rates than ram, twin and lighter lambs, respec- tively, to weaning and to yearling ages. DEDICATION This thesis...

Fernandes, Antonio Amaury Oria

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical power systems (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, Panama and Peru)  

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This 12-part set of reports contains market information on the following countries and topics: Brazil - potentiometers, steam turbines, gas turbines, electric generators; Chile - power systems; Colombia - electric generators; Dominican Republic - electric generators; Guatemala - power generation and distribution equipment, non-current carriers, electric generators, and turbines; Jamaica - power systems; Panama - power generation and control equipment; and Peru - power generation equipment. These reports have been processed separately for inclusion on the data base.

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A comparative analysis of the development of renewable energy in Brazil and Germany  

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This paper aims at reviewing the applied strategies to stimulate the development of and investments in renewable energies in Germany and Brazil. It analyses governmental programs and provides an overview about the past, present, and future development of wind, solar, and hydro energy in both countries. By collecting and comparing different preconditions, structures and the overall development, the paper reveals pitfalls of strategies and mechanisms applied in both countries. Results indicate that while the structure and stage of development of economies in Brazil and Germany differ, both countries share the intention to change the configuration of electricity generation. On the one hand, Germany applies a range of costly incentive mechanisms increasing the share of renewable energy fundamentally. On the other hand, Brazil already has a significant share of renewable energy, but yet established a strategy that may lead to an increased share of fossil energy. Based on the comparison, the paper deduces hints to foster the development of sustainable energy generation in both countries.

Tim Rubert; Martin Schwardt; Mônica Cavalcanti Sá de Abreu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protection of energy efficiency and public goods in electric-utility restructuring in Brazil  

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Brazil has initiated a rapid program of electric utility privatization and deregulation. This has led to the loss of sponsorship for the public-interest programs formerly undertaken by the state utilities. In particular, of significant concern are the programs for promotion of energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, and environmental protection. The newly formed National Agency for Electrical Energy still has not defined its position and role in these important matters. The authors describe a project undertaken by the authors in Brazil to bring non-government organizations, utility officials, academics, and the media into the debate for public-interest advocacy in support of these public-interest programs. In particular, efforts have focused on the privatization efforts for the Manaus region, in the heart of the Amazonas, where power system expansion has had large adverse environmental consequences in the past. Under these projects, the authors held two workshops in Brazil, in the cities of Campinas and Manaus. They catalyzed new communication channels among various stakeholders and hold the possibility of generating some sustained public-interest advocacy efforts in the near future for energy efficiency, renewable technologies and environmental protection.

Jannuzzi, G.M.; Gadgil, A.; Chao, M.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building bridges from B.C. to Brazil; Ties being developed through student exchanges will provide a foundation for future relationships that benefit all  

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Building bridges from B.C. to Brazil; Ties being developed through student exchanges will provide growth and a new-found confidence to compete in complex industries with established world leaders. Brazil is one of these new powerhouses. With a population of more than 190 million, Brazil is set to become one

Pulfrey, David L.

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Title of the paper: Comparison of frailty between users and non-users of a day care center using the Kihon Checklist in Brazil  

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care center using the Kihon Checklist in Brazil Short running title: Frailty in users and non in Brazil to meet the needs of the increasing older population. However, the health profiles were recruited at a day care center for the elderly in Brazil. The measurements consisted

Takada, Shoji

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BP Studentship* in the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Oxford Tectonic evolution of the Parnaiba cratonic basin, NE Brazil  

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of the Parnaiba cratonic basin, NE Brazil Supervisors: Prof. A. B. Watts and Dr. M. Daly (BP) * Subject to funding structure and petroleum play. The focus will be on the Parnaiba basin in NE Brazil, one of the world in Brazil and the UK, will involve the acquisition of seismic reflection and refraction profile data along

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Teaching Computer Graphics in Brazil M. WALTER1, A. FRERY2, CARLA M.D.S. FREITAS3, LEO P. MAGALH ~AES4, LUIZ VELHO5  

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Teaching Computer Graphics in Brazil M. WALTER1, A. FRERY2, CARLA M.D.S. FREITAS3, L´EO P. MAGALH about computer graphics teaching and education in Brazil. We hope this discussion will further The activities related with Computer Graphics Teaching in Brazil have received relatively little attention

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Emergence, spread, persistence and fade-out of sylvatic plague in Kazakhstan  

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...observation motivated our study of the space-time dynamics of plague...methods were applied. Only space-time points (i,t) that...routine contained in the MASS library [40]. The results were combined...a model describing the local space-time dynamics of the disease...

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The time-frequency characteristics of quarry blasts and calibration explosions recorded in Kazakhstan, USSR  

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......T. J., Jr & Orcutt, J. A., 1985b. Synthesis of realistic oceanic Pn wave trains, J. geophys. Res., 90, 12755-12776. Sharpe, J. A., 1942. The production of elastic waves by explosion pressures, I. Theory and empirical field observations......

Michael A. H. Hedlin; J. Bernard Minster; John A. Orcutt

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disposition of highly enriched uranium obtained from the Republic of Kazakhstan. Environmental assessment  

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This EA assesses the potential environmental impacts associated with DOE`s proposal to transport 600 kg of Kazakhstand-origin HEU from Y-12 to a blending site (B&W Lynchburg or NFS Erwin), transport low-enriched UF6 blending stock from a gaseous diffusion plant to GE Wilmington and U oxide blending stock to the blending site, blending the HEU and uranium oxide blending stock to produce LEU in the form of uranyl nitrate, and transport the uranyl nitrate from the blending site to USEC Portsmouth.

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Power in Transition: The Spatial Variation of Territorial Cohesion in Kazakhstan  

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Studies of territorial cohesion combine aspects of effective national territory and spatial inequalities, focusing on better integration of regions through balanced economic growth, reducing regional disparities, and ...

Burke, Cristin

2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. and Kazakhstan Strengthen Energy Ties During Secretary Bodman's Visit  

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Meets with President Nazarbayev to Discuss Regional Energy Security and Cooperation on Nonproliferation Efforts

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Origin of sub-lithospheric diamonds from the Juina-5 kimberlite (Brazil): constraints from carbon isotopes and inclusion compositions  

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Forty-one diamonds sourced from the Juina-5 kimberlite pipe in Southern Brazil, which contain optically identifiable inclusions, have been studied using an integrated approach. The diamonds contain <20 ppm ni...

A. R. Thomson; S. C. Kohn; G. P. Bulanova…

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The local knowledge bank : uncovering the processes and networks of social innovation at Brazil's first community bank  

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In this thesis, I apply a case study method to examine the processes of knowledge management both within the neighborhood, and in institutional partnerships, by Banco Palmas, Brazil's first community development bank, as ...

Gao, Ying, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine biodiversity and sustainability of fishing resources in Brazil: a case study of the coast of Paraná state  

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The subtropical coastal zone of Paraná state in southern Brazil is only 80 km long yet environmentally diverse, with relatively pristine coastal landscapes and high marine and coastal biodiversity supporting impo...

Frederico Brandini

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Use of GIS and Digital Elevation Model in Digital Soil Mapping – A Case Study from São Paulo, Brazil  

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This paper applied pedological mapping in an experimental center of “APTA-Frutas ... São Paulo, Brazil, using morphometric parameters and GIS tools. The aim of this work was ... to obtain a preliminary legend of ...

G.S. Valladares; M.C. Hott

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Contrasting Severe Seasonal Extremes in Tropical South America in 2012: Flood in Amazonia and Drought in Northeast Brazil  

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Two simultaneous extreme events affected tropical South America to the east of the Andes during the austral summer and fall of 2012: a severe drought in Northeast Brazil and intense rainfall and floods in Amazonia, both considered records for the ...

Jose A. Marengo; Lincoln M. Alves; Wagner R. Soares; Daniel A. Rodriguez; Helio Camargo; Marco Paredes Riveros; Amelia Diaz Pabló

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sulfur determination in blood from inhabitants of Brazil using neutron activation analysis  

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In this study the NAA technique was applied to analyze sulfur in blood from inhabitants of Brazil for the proposition of an indicative interval. The measurements were performed considering lifestyle factors (non-smokers, non-drinkers and no history of toxicological exposure) of Brazilian inhabitants. The influence of gender was also investigated considering several age ranges (18-29, 30-39, 40-49, >50 years). These data are useful in clinical investigations, to identify or prevent diseases caused by inadequate sulfur ingestion and for nutritional evaluation of Brazilian population.

Oliveira, Laura C.; Zamboni, Cibele B. [Instituto de Pesquisas Energeticas e Nucleares (IPEN-CNEN/SP) Av. Professor Lineu Prestes 2242 05508-000 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)

2013-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Perspectives for the expansion of new renewable energy sources in Brazil  

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The aim of this article is to show the opportunities for penetration of new renewable energy sources into the Brazilian energy mix, enabling it to continue generating a high quantity of clean energy compared to the world average. Different scenarios for the evolution of such sources in Brazil and in the world were analyzed within the 2010–2030 horizon. The study showed not only the benefits brought by these sources in terms of GHG emission avoidance but also the impact in terms of employment creation and the public investment necessary to obtain such benefits.

Amaro Olimpio Pereira Jr; Ricardo Cunha da Costa; Cláudia do Vale Costa; Juliana de Moraes Marreco; Emílio Lèbre La Rovere

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Innovative logistics for the transportation of sand and gravel in Brazil  

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The transportation of sand and gravel, which are highly consumed in civil construction, is traditionally hauled on roads and highways. Currently, the growing demand in large metropolitan areas is met by an increasing road fleet, which delivers the aggregates from the origin to construction sites. This paper discusses alternative distribution means for aggregates in Sao Paulo, Brazil, focusing on the cost-reduction opportunities associated with the use of railway and waterway modals. The benefits identified in the research are not merely limited to greater competitiveness due to the reduction of costs in logistics, but also to reducing traffic jams.

A.B. Aguirre; W.T. Hennies; A. Marks

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead and cadmium concentrations in the hair of fishermen from the Subae River basin, Brazil  

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Previous studies have shown heavy pollution by lead and cadmium in the Subae River basin, State of Bahia, Brazil, caused by a lead smelter. Concentrations of these metals were determined in scalp hair of fishermen from three riverside towns and from a reference town. Increased levels for both metals were associated with increasing proximity to the smelter. Mean concentrations of lead and cadmium were higher among fishermen with straight hair than among those with curly hair. The effects of hair washing, hair type, and color and age on metal concentrations in fishermen's hair were studied.

Carvalho, F.; Tavares, T.M.; Souza, S.P.; Linhares, P.S.

1984-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future scenarios and trends in energy generation in brazil: supply and demand and mitigation forecasts  

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Abstract The structure of the Brazilian energy matrix defines Brazil as a global leader in power generation from renewable sources. In 2011, the share of renewable sources in electricity production reached 88.8%, mainly due to the large national water potential. Although the Brazilian energy model presents a strong potential for expansion, the total energy that could be used with most current renewable technologies often outweighs the national demand. The current composition of the national energy matrix has outstanding participation of hydropower, even though the country has great potential for the exploitation of other renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and biomass. This document therefore refers to the trend of evolution of the Brazilian Energy Matrix and exposes possible mitigation scenarios, also considering climate change. The methodology to be used in the modeling includes the implementation of the LEAP System (Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning) program, developed by the Stockholm Environment Institute, which allows us to propose different scenarios under the definition of socioeconomic scenarios and base power developed in the context of the REGSA project (Promoting Renewable Electricity Generation in South America). Results envision future scenarios and trends in power generation in Brazil, and the projected demand and supply of electricity for up to 2030.

José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório De Andrade Guerra; Luciano Dutra; Norma Beatriz Camisão Schwinden; Suely Ferraz de Andrade

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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{sup 222}Rn Measurements at Federal University of Technology (UTFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil)  

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Numerous studies and reports indicate that the indoor radon inhalation by humans has to be considered as the main source of radiological hazard and probably the second most important cause of lung cancer after that of smoking. During the last decades, many countries have put considerable efforts into direct measurements and monitoring of {sup 222}Rn and its progeny exposure, as well as {sup 222}Rn concentration mapping. Present measurements were performed with an aim to study possible correlation between used construction materials and {sup 222}Rn indoor concentration levels. For this purpose, 50 Lexan track detectors were exposed in the air (indoor as well as outdoor) during two months (June and July) within the central region of Curitiba and Campo Largo (Parana St., Brazil). Since this period of the year is usually rather cold in the South of Brazil, exposition time was chosen to prevent possible saturation of alpha tracks. The second step of measurements was performed during the months of November, December and January, when 50 Lexan track detectors were exposed in the air (indoor and outdoor) within the same urban area. Achieved results are being compared with other experimental data.

Correa, Janine Nicolosi; Paschuk, Sergei A.; Fior, Loriane; Schelin, Hugo R.; Flores da Silva, Ruben D.; Poettker, Fabiana [Federal University of Technology-Paran, UTFPR, Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165, Curitiba, PR, 80230-901 (Brazil); Paula Melo, Vicente de [Institute of Radioprotection, IRD, CNEN, Av. Salvador Allende, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

2008-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A Juxtaposition of rational choice and socio-cultural approaches to explain changes in family size throughout the process of economic development using household survey data from Brazil.  

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??This research juxtaposes empirical approaches to analyze the relationship between fertility and economic development. Using household survey data from Brazil in the mid 1990’s, separate… (more)

Delfino, Daniel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas Politics in the Southern Cone : A comparative study of goal attainment in the gas sector in Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil.  

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??The Southern Cone region consists of the six southernmost countries in South America. Three of these countries, Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil have great natural gas… (more)

Aamodt, Solveig

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studying Brazil-Nut Effect History Line using Disk-Formed Objects, Scanner, and Web Browser  

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Grains configuration snapshots of Brazil-nut effect (BNE) in two-dimension are physically modeled using disk-formed objects, e.g., buttons and magnetic pin. These BNE configurations are artificially designed to mimic the real ones observed in experiments. A computer scanner is used to capture the configurations. Obtained images are then digitized using web browser running a HTML equipped with a JavaScript code, which is built mainly only for this work. From digitization process all grains positions (granular bed and intruder) are obtained, which is later analyzed using the simplest model, i.e., potential energy. Since the minimum energy principle (MEP) suggests that a closed system should go to its state with minimum internal energy, our BNE system must also obey it. Evolution of only the intruder seems to violate MEP but not for the whole system. Grains compaction plays important role, so that the system can achieve its configuration with minimum potential energy.

Sparisoma Viridi; Siti Nurul Khotimah; Novitrian; Widayani; Luman Haris; Dimas Praja Purwa Aji

2014-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

431

Assessing employment in renewable energy technologies: A case study for wind power in Brazil  

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Abstract Environmental concerns and the search for climate change mitigation have led to the deployment of renewable energy technologies (RET) in several countries. The adoption of incentive policies, especially those based on heavy subsides, has motivated the discussion of social and economic benefits brought about by these technologies, mainly on the impact on employment rates. In this context, several studies have been conducted to quantify job creation by RET, concluding that the latter are more labor intensive than traditional fossil fueled technologies. However, results for different assessments vary largely due to distinct methodological approaches, and are frequently highly aggregated. Thus, results are not comparable or applicable to other contexts. Previous studies have failed to quantify the effects of imports and exports of RET equipment in total employment, usually associating employment and installed capacity in the year studied. This study has aimed to address these issues, creating an index for employment quantification based on production, instead of installed, capacity. We have estimated both direct jobs in manufacture, construction, and operation and management, and indirect jobs both in the upstream supply chains of materials and inputs to manufacture of wind turbines and construction of wind farms. We have also performed an assessment of jobs created in wind energy projects which are expected to begin operation in Brazil until 2017. The resulting job potential in Brazil corresponds to13.5 persons-year equivalent for each MW installed between manufacture and first year of operation of a wind power plant, and 24.5 persons-year equivalent over the wind farm lifetime. Results show that major contribution from wind power for job creation are in the construction stage and, despite of the low amount of jobs created in operation and maintenance relative to new installed capacity, those stable jobs stand out as they persist over the entire wind farm's life time.

Moana Simas; Sergio Pacca

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Carbon sequestration and riparian zones: Assessing the impacts of changing regulatory practices in Southern Brazil  

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Abstract Despite the consensus that riparian zones are important for the conservation of biological diversity and many other ecosystem services, there are no consistent regulations for how, or if, riparian areas should be used and the size of buffer zones required. Recently, controversial revisions to the Forest Code in Brazil have been implemented which include a reduction in the width of protected riparian buffer zones required along rivers. In order to model the impact of legislative changes on ecosystem services, we used the integrated valuation of environmental services and tradeoffs (InVEST) tool to assess a 30,000 ha watershed in southern Brazil and carbon sequestration as an indicator for ecosystem services. The results demonstrate that the adoption of improved agriculture practices, development of secondary forests and especially the conversion of land into more restrictive types of land-use has a significant and positive impact on the levels of carbon sequestered. On the other hand, the easing of riparian zone requirements shows an important potential loss in carbon sequestration. More importantly, reducing the size of the buffer zone might result in land-conversion into agriculture or pasture, impacting both carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services. However, the easing of restrictions on riparian areas under the revised Forest Code might be overshadowed by changes to Legal Forest Reserve provisions which could have a much greater impact on carbon sequestration. Despite the restrictions imposed by various pieces of legislation, the loss of ecosystem services due to a reduction in the protected riparian area, as well as possible land conversion due to changes in Legal Forest Reserves, are possible unless efforts involving narrowing the gap between research and policy, effective law enforcement, and implementing attractive payment for ecosystem services programs, are put in place. We believe that introducing incentives to farmers to maintain the protection of riparian areas by implementing agroforestry systems, such as erva-mate (Ilex paraguariensis), would be beneficial socioeconomically and ecologically and should be integrated into the Forest Code.

Marilice C. Garrastazú; Sabina D. Mendonça; Teçá T. Horokoski; Denise J. Cardoso; Maria A.D. Rosot; Evelyn R. Nimmo; André E.B. Lacerda

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data from Manacapuru, Brazil for the Green Ocean Amazon (GOAMAZON) Field Campaign  

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The Amazon rain forest in Brazil is the largest broadleaf forest in the world, covering 7 million square kilometers of the Amazon Basin in South America. It represents over half of the planet’s remaining rain forests, and comprises the most biodiverse tract of tropical rain forest on the planet. Due to the sheer size of the Amazon rain forest, the area has a strong impact on the climate in the Southern Hemisphere. To understand the intricacies of the natural state of the Amazon rain forest, the Green Ocean Amazon, or GOAMAZON, field campaign is a two-year scientific collaboration among U.S. and Brazilian research organizations. They are conducting a variety of different experiments with dozens of measurement tools, using both ground and aerial instrumentation, including the ARM Aerial Facility's G-1 aircraft. For more information on the holistic view of the campaign, see the Department of Energy’s GOAMAZON website. As a critical component of GOAMAZON, the ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) will obtain measurements near Manacapuru, south of Manaus, Brazil, from January to December 2014. The city of Manaus, with a population of 3 million, uses high-sulfur oil as their primary source of electricity. The AMF site is situated to measure the atmospheric extremes of a pristine atmosphere and the nearby cities’ pollution plume, as it regularly intersects with the site. Along with other instrument systems located at the Manacapuru site, this deployment will enable scientists to study how aerosol and cloud life cycles are influenced by pollutant outflow from a tropical megacity.

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INCT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE | 2009.2010 | ACTIVITY REPORT | BRAzIL National Institute of Science and  

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1 INCT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE | 2009.2010 | ACTIVITY REPORT | BRAzIL National Institute of Science and Technology for Climate Change December 2010 ISSN 2179-5754 #12;2 Overall coordination Carlos Programa FAPESP de Pesquisa sobre Mudanças Climáticas Globais Executive Board of INCT for Climate Change

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Geophysical modeling of two willemite deposits, Vazante (Brazil) and Beltana (Australia) Richard A. Krahenbuhl* and Murray Hitzman  

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of ore bodies or through imaging of associated hydrothermal alteration. Introduction Due to recent technological advances in developing solvent-extraction and electro-winning processes for treatment of zinc by conventional processing techniques and geophysical inversion. Vazante deposit in Brazil The Vazante willemite

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A new species of Chilicola from Bahia, Brazil (Hymenoptera, Colletidae), with a key to the species of the megalostigma group  

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on S7–S8 and genitalia as in figures 4–8. ?: Unknown. Etymology. The specific epithet is a patronym honoring Dr. Peter G. Kevan, Uni- versity of Guelph, who has encouraged the study and highlighted the importance of pol- linators in Brazil, particularly...

Oliveira, Favizia; Mahlmann, Thiago; Engel, Michael S.

2011-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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J. Braz. Chem. Soc., Vol. 24, No. 11, 1818-1831, 2013. Printed in Brazil -2013 Sociedade Brasileira de Qumica  

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the combustion patterns in the region: burning of biomass and fossil fuel, economic crisis of 1970 and 1990 biomass combustion also play a role in #12;Mauad et al. 1819Vol. 24, No. 11, 2013 contributing to the pool Janeiro-RJ, Brazil Reconstructing Historical Changes in Combustion Patterns by Means of Black Carbon

Gilli, Adrian

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Assessment of medical waste management at a primary health-care center in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Assessment of medical waste management at health-care center before/after intervention. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Qualitative and quantitative results of medical waste management plan are presented. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Adjustments to comply with regulation were adopted and reduction of waste was observed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method applied could be useful for similar establishments. - Abstract: According to the Brazilian law, implementation of a Medical Waste Management Plan (MWMP) in health-care units is mandatory, but as far as we know evaluation of such implementation has not taken place yet. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the improvements deriving from the implementation of a MWMP in a Primary Health-care Center (PHC) located in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The method proposed for evaluation compares the first situation prevailing at this PHC with the situation 1 year after implementation of the MWMP, thus allowing verification of the evolution of the PHC performance. For prior and post-diagnosis, the method was based on: (1) application of a tool (check list) which considered all legal requirements in force; (2) quantification of solid waste subdivided into three categories: infectious waste and sharp devices, recyclable materials and non-recyclable waste; and (3) identification of non-conformity practices. Lack of knowledge on the pertinent legislation by health workers has contributed to non-conformity instances. The legal requirements in force in Brazil today gave origin to a tool (check list) which was utilized in the management of medical waste at the health-care unit studied. This tool resulted into an adequate and simple instrument, required a low investment, allowed collecting data to feed indicators and also conquered the participation of the unit whole staff. Several non-conformities identified in the first diagnosis could be corrected by the instrument utilized. Total waste generation increased 9.8%, but it was possible to reduce the volume of non-recyclable materials (11%) and increase the volume of recyclable materials (4%). It was also possible to segregate organic waste (7%), which was forwarded for production of compost. The rate of infectious waste generation in critical areas decreased from 0.021 to 0.018 kg/procedure. Many improvements have been observed, and now the PHC complies with most of legal requirements, offers periodic training and better biosafety conditions to workers, has reduced the volume of waste sent to sanitary landfills, and has introduced indicators for monitoring its own performance. This evaluation method might subsidize the creation and evaluation of medical waste management plans in similar heath institutions.

Moreira, A.M.M., E-mail: anamariainforme@hotmail.com [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil); Guenther, W.M.R. [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil)

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaling behavior in the convection-driven Brazil-nut effect  

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The Brazil-nut effect is the phenomenon in which a large intruder particle immersed in a vertically shaken bed of smaller particles rises to the top, even when it is much denser. The usual practice, while describing these experiments, has been to use the dimensionless acceleration \\Gamma=a \\omega^2/g, where a and \\omega are respectively the amplitude and the angular frequency of vibration and g is the acceleration due to gravity. Considering a vibrated quasi-two-dimensional bed of mustard seeds, we show here that the peak-to-peak velocity of shaking v= a\\omega, rather than \\Gamma, is the relevant parameter in the regime where boundary-driven granular convection is the main driving mechanism. We find that the rise-time \\tau of an intruder is described by the scaling law \\tau ~ (v-v_c)^{-\\alpha}, where v_c is identified as the critical vibration velocity for the onset of convective motion of the mustard seeds. This scaling form holds over a wide range of (a,\\omega), diameter and density of the intruder.

Prakhyat Hejmady; Ranjini Bandyopadhyay; Sanjib Sabhapandit; Abhishek Dhar

2011-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

440

The causal relationship between energy resources and economic growth in Brazil  

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Abstract This study investigates the causal relationship between clean and non-clean energy consumption and economic growth in Brazil over the period of 1980–2009. Clean energy consumption at aggregated level of total renewable energy consumption and disaggregated levels of hydroelectric, new renewables, and nuclear energy consumption are tested within a production function framework. A cointegration test reveals a long-term equilibrium relationship between real output, capital, labor, and renewable and non-renewable energy consumption at aggregated level, and a long-term equilibrium relationship between real output, capital, labor, and hydroelectric/new renewables/nuclear and fossil fuel energy consumption at disaggregated level. The capital, labor, and new renewables elasticities of real output are positive and statistically significant, other energy consumption item's elasticities are insignificant. The results from error correction model reveal the interdependencies between new renewables, nuclear, fossil fuel, and total non-renewable energy consumption and economic growth, the unidirectional causality from hydroelectric/total renewable consumption to economic growth, the substitutability between new renewables and fossil fuel consumption, and the substitutability between new renewables and nuclear energy consumption. Additionally, nuclear and new renewables energy consumption responds to bring the system back to equilibrium. Overall, aggregated analysis may obscure the relationship between different types of clean energy consumption and economic growth.

Hsiao-Tien Pao; Hsin-Chia Fu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind energy in Brazil: From the power sector's expansion crisis model to the favorable environment  

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Since the 1970s, demands arising from the impacts of the power sector on the natural environment were added to studies regarding the strategic power sector and its impact on the economic and financial crises. Thus, the development of alternative technologies reflected the new institutional guidelines and overcame the technological paradigms that were based on increasing installed capacities. Consequently, multiple debates that consider the energy use potential of each region and its contributions to sustainable development occurred. This paper presents the information that is necessary for understanding the relationships of the development model that was founded based on waste and the expanding technologies that exploit natural resources. Actions that are aimed at developing renewable energy resources are structured based on the instability of the technological maintenance paradigm and are guaranteed by expanding technologies that were used prior to 1970. In addition, we evaluated the current institutional arrangements that are used to promote wind energy. In this case, greater attention was given to the European experience because Europe provides multiple examples of successful legal frameworks that promote wind energy. In addition, Europe is a benchmark for emerging market countries, such as Brazil.

Neilton Fidelis da Silva; Luiz Pinguelli Rosa; Marcos Aurélio Vasconcelos Freitas; Marcio Giannini Pereira

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rare earth elements as tracers of sediment contamination by phosphogypsum in the Santos estuary, southern Brazil  

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In the Cubatão region, southern Brazil, sediments are transported by several rivers from the Serra do Mar Ridge into the Santos estuary. Fertilizer plants have been operating along the margins of one of these rivers (Mogi River) producing a large volume of phosphogypsum, which is stockpiled in nearby areas. Surface sediments of the Mogi River were sampled upstream and downstream in relation to the point where the effluents of the phosphogypsum piles flow into the drainage system. In the vicinity of this point one sediment core was collected. Results show that REE, Ba, Zr and Th concentrations in the non-contaminated sediments are of the same order as those present in the upper continental crust. The contaminated samples present a composition affected by that of the phosphogypsum, marked by a higher concentration of these elements and a stronger degree of REE fractionation. These phosphogypsum characteristics are inherited from the Catalão igneous phosphate ore and were moderately modified by the industrial process of phosphoric acid production. The phosphogypsum signal decreases rapidly downstream, pointing to a limited area of influence of the stacks. The deepest sediments of the core are also free of contamination, representing a time interval prior to the deposition of phosphogypsum wastes on the banks of the estuary.

Sonia Maria Barros de Oliveira; Paulo Sergio Cardoso da Silva; Barbara Paci Mazzilli; Deborah Ines Teixeira Favaro; Catia Heloisa Saueia

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Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus from Brazil: Sequencing, comparative analysis and PCR detection  

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Abstract A 3739 nucleotide fragment of Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) from Brazil was amplified and sequenced. This fragment contains the entire coding sequences of viral proteins, the full 3? untranslated region (3?UTR) and a partial sequence of 5? untranslated region (5?UTR). The genome organization of IHHNV revealed the three typical major coding domains: a left ORF1 of 2001 bp that codes NS1, a left ORF2 (NS2) of 1091 bp that codes NS2 and a right ORF3 of 990 bp that codes VP. Nucleotide and amino acid sequences of the three viral proteins were compared with putative amino acid sequences of viruses reported from different regions. Comparisons among genomes from different geographic locations reveal 31 nucleotide regions that are 100% similar, distributed throughout the genome. An analysis of secondary structure of UTR regions, revealed regions with high probability to form hairpins, that may be involved in mechanisms of viral replication. Additionally, a maximum likelihood analysis indicates that Brazilian IHHNV belongs to lineage III, in the infectious IHHNV group, and is clustered with IHHNV isolates from Hawaii, China, Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea. A new nested PCR targeting conserved nucleotide regions is proposed to detect IHHNV.

Douglas C.D. Silva; Allan R.D. Nunes; Dárlio I.A. Teixeira; João Paulo M.S. Lima; Daniel C.F. Lanza

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Groundwater favorability map using GIS multicriteria data analysis on crystalline terrain, São Paulo State, Brazil  

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Summary This paper presents the groundwater favorability mapping on a fractured terrain in the eastern portion of São Paulo State, Brazil. Remote sensing, airborne geophysical data, photogeologic interpretation, geologic and geomorphologic maps and geographic information system (GIS) techniques have been used. The results of cross-tabulation between these maps and well yield data allowed groundwater prospective parameters in a fractured-bedrock aquifer. These prospective parameters are the base for the favorability analysis whose principle is based on the knowledge-driven method. The multicriteria analysis (weighted linear combination) was carried out to give a groundwater favorability map, because the prospective parameters have different weights of importance and different classes of each parameter. The groundwater favorability map was tested by cross-tabulation with new well yield data and spring occurrence. The wells with the highest values of productivity, as well as all the springs occurrence are situated in the excellent and good favorability mapped areas. It shows good coherence between the prospective parameters and the well yield and the importance of GIS techniques for definition of target areas for detail study and wells location.

Vanessa Madrucci; Fabio Taioli; Carlos César de Araújo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-substitution in the paper industry in Brazil: A translog function approach  

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Unlike the majority of studies, this study focuses at the micro level instead of the aggregate. The method employed involves the use of econometric techniques to estimate translog cost and production functions, and the estimation of the Allen Elasticities of Substitution (AES) from the coefficients. The data used come from firms in the paper industry of Brazil during January, 1982 to December, 1987. When using aggregated data, findings concerning energy-capital substitution are often controversial. Some authors find substitutability, while others find complementarity between energy and capital. This study found that this ambiguity also appears at the micro level. Even when the firms belong to the same industry, two inputs can be complements in one firm and substitutes in another. The basic findings are: (1) Energy demand is found to be responsive to price changes, (2) Fossil fuels and biomass are substitutes, (3) Biomass and capital are substitutes, (4) Fossil fuels and hydroelectricity are complements, (5) Hydroelectricity and capital are complements, (6) Labor and materials are substitutes, and (7) Capital and labor are substitutes. The other elasticities are ambiguous, varying from firm to firm, or not significant at the 5% level.

Verillo, J.

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Brazil nut effect and excluded volume attraction in vibrofluidized granular mixtures  

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A two dimensional bi-disperse vibrofluidized granular mixture is studied in the rapid flow regime, where particle interactions occur due to instantaneous collisions. Both experiments and simulations are carried out, and these show the existence of two phenomena which have been observed only in very dense granular flows or in equilibrium systems. The Brazil nut phenomenon, which involves the rise of larger particles in a granular mixture upon vibration, has been observed in dense systems due to the percolation of small particles though the interstitial spaces between the large particles, or due to convection rolls. In the present case, where neither effect is present, it is observed that the fluidization of the smaller particles by vibration results in an exponentially decaying density profile, at heights large compared to the particle diameter, and thereby a pressure field that decreases with height. The larger particles, suspended in this decaying pressure field, experience a larger pressure at the bottom and a smaller pressure on top, and they rise to a height where the net force caused by the decreasing pressure is balanced by the weight of the particle. An attractive force between the large particles, similar to the entropic attraction effect in mixtures of colloids and polymers, is also observed in this nonequilibrium system, because when the distance between the large particles is less than the small particle diameter, the pressure between the large particles is smaller than that on the outside. Analytical results are derived for each of these effects, and these are in agreement with the experimental and simulation results.

M. Bose; U. U. Kumar; P. R. Nott; V. Kumaran

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Assessment of oil-shale technology in Brazil. Final technical report, October 27, 1980-July 27, 1981  

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The development of an oil shale industry in the United States will require the solution of a variety of technical, economic, environmental, and health and safety problems. This assessment investigates whether US oil shale developers might benefit from the experience gained by the Brazilians in the operation of their Usina Prototipo do Irati oil shale demonstration plant at Sao Mateus do Sul, and from the data generated from their oil shale research and development programs. A chapter providing background information on Brazil and the Brazilian oil shale deposits is followed by an examination of the potential recovery processes applicable to Brazilian oil shale. The evolution of the Brazilian retorting system is reviewed and compared with the mining and retorting proposed for US shales. Factors impacting on the economics of shale oil production in Brazil are reviewed and compared to economic analyses of oil shale production in the US. Chapters examining the consequences of shale development in terms of impact on the physical environment and the oil shale worker complete the report. Throughout the report, where data permits, similarities and differences are drawn between the oil shale programs underway in Brazil and the US. In addition, research areas in which technology or information transfer could benefit either or both countries' oil shale programs are identified.

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Scholars from northeast Brazil, Costa Rica, southeast Mexico, Nicaragua, Italy, and the United States gathered for a think-tank international week April 18-22, 2011 to examine Latin America's equity-gap challenges using a community engagement  

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Scholars from northeast Brazil, Costa Rica, southeast Mexico, Nicaragua, Italy, and the United. The keynote address--Brazil's Unified Health System May Promote Social Inequality: Paradox or dialectic/northeastern Brazil constitute nadirs of economic and health inequality. The stunting rates among children

Liu, Taosheng

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Brazil is to introduce subsidised hormonal contraceptives and increase the number of contraceptives available at no cost from primary healthcare clinics,  

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Brazil is to introduce subsidised hormonal contraceptives and...Scrip. The contraceptives that are to be subsidised include injections containing estradiol valerate/norethisterone enantate injections and oral the...

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Stable isotope systematics and fluid inclusion studies in the Cu–Au Visconde deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: implications for fluid source generation  

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The Cu–Au Visconde deposit is located in the Carajás Mineral Province (CMP), northern Brazil, near the contact between the ca. 2.76 Ga metavolcano-sedimentary rocks of the Itacaiunas Supergroup rocks and the ~...

Antonia Railine da Costa Silva; Raimundo Netuno Nobre Villas…

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14th International Heat Pipe Conference (14th IHPC), Florianpolis, Brazil, April 22-27, 2007. TWO-PHASE CLOSED THERMOSYPHON WITH NANOFLUIDS  

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14th International Heat Pipe Conference (14th IHPC), Florianópolis, Brazil, April 22-27, 2007. TWO Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur 208016 India. Tel: +91-512-2597038, Fax: +91 transfer fluids due

Khandekar, Sameer

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Model program for the control and eradication of pullorum-typhoid infection from breeding/multiplier flocks in selected areas in Brazil  

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MODEL PROGRAM FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF PULLORUM-TYPHOID INFECTION FROM BREEDING/MULTIPLIER FLOCKS IN SELECTED AREAS IN BRAZIL A Thesis by VICTOR EMMANOEL VIEIRA SARAIVA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AIIM University... IN BRAZIL A Thesis by VICTOR EMMANOEL VIEIRA SARAIVA Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of the Committee) /4 P Dr. Leon H. Russell (Member) Le nd C. Grumbles (Member) Dr. James E. Grimes (Member) Dr. Norman D. Heidelbau (Head...

Saraiva, Victor Emmanoel Vieira

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SPACEWAR WIRE MILITARY SPACE  

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Regulatory mechanism for biomass renewable energy in Brazil, a case study of the Brazilian Babassu oil extraction industry  

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Brazil has launched the PROINFA program, a regulatory mechanism to incentivize renewable electricity generation. In the light of this new framework, the best economical option for cogeneration was analyzed using one of the biomass resources available in Brazil-Babassu. Thus not only the possible power production but also the potential of such a regulatory tool to enhance the electricity production based on this biomass source, was analyzed. The power production was based on a steam power cycle cogeneration technology within the Babassu palm oil extraction industry in Brazil (Orbignya ssp. (Palmae)). Was used as base for this study: the energetic matrix for the oil extraction plants (for the two main profiles: oil extraction and refining only, and greater vertical integration with the production of other associated products obtained from the Babassu palm oil), utilization of an extraction–condensation turbine, and steam production operating at three levels of temperature and pressure (2.06 MPa/350 °C, 4.56 MPa/420 °C and 6.2 MPa/450 °C). To analyze the economic performance, the framework drawn up by the PROINFA was taken. From the analysis, the best economical/technical option for the design of the cogeneration system was found to be in industrial units with extraction and treatment of crude Babassu oil—steam generation at 4.56 MPa and 420 °C and, for units with a more vertically integrated production scheme—steam generated at 6.2 MPa and 450 °C. As a result, it became clear that the given framework may help the development of new renewable energy sources, but it does not give the necessary threshold to start new projects, neither does it incentive the maximization of the power production for this specific biomass resource.

Marcos Alexandre Teixeira; Maria da Graça Carvalho

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of building-integrated photovoltaics on the energy demand of multi-family dwellings in Brazil  

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Brazil faces a continuous increase of energy demand and a decrease of available resources to expand the generation system. Residential buildings are responsible for 23% of the national electricity demand. Thus, it is necessary to search for new energy sources to both diversify and complement the energy mix. Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) is building momentum worldwide and can be an interesting alternative for Brazil due its solar radiation characteristics. This work analyses the potential of seven BIPV technologies implemented in a residential prototype simulated in three different cities in Brazil (Natal, Brasília and Florianópolis). Simulations were performed using the software tool EnergyPlus to integrate PV power supply with building energy demand (domestic equipment and HVAC systems). The building model is a typical low-cost residential building for middle-class families, as massively constructed all over the country. Architectural input and heat gain schedules are defined from statistical data (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística—Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and Sistema de Informações de Posses de Eletrodomésticos e Hábitos de Consumo—Consumer Habits and Appliance Ownership Information System (SIMPHA)). BIPV is considered in all opaque surfaces of the envelope. Results present an interesting potential for decentralized PV power supply even for vertical surfaces at low-latitude sites. In each façade, BIPV power supply can be directly linked to local climatic conditions. In general, for 30% of the year photovoltaic systems generate more energy than building demand, i.e., during this period it could be supplying the energy excess to the public electricity grid. Contrary to the common belief that vertical integration of PV is only suitable for high latitude countries, we show that there is a considerable amount of energy to be harvested from vertical façades at the sites investigated.

Martin Ordenes; Deivis Luis Marinoski; Priscila Braun; Ricardo Rüther

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Implications of Jatropha Biofuel from a Silvi-Pastoral Production System in Central-West Brazil  

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Environmental Implications of Jatropha Biofuel from a Silvi-Pastoral Production System in Central-West Brazil ... (8) Independent of debates over biofuels, agricultural intensification, particularly cattle production in the tropics, has been identified as a way to reduce negative LUC.(9, 10) This study examines the environmental impacts of a biofuel production system currently being implemented in the Central-Western Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, in which jatropha is intercropped with cattle pasture. ... The basic Jatropha biodiesel system consumes 8 times less non-renewable energy than conventional diesel and reduces greenhouse gas emissions 51%. ...

Rob Bailis; Goksin Kavlak

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality ranking of twelve columnar basalt occurrences in the northern portion of the Paraná Basin—Brazil  

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This paper presents results obtained from a study of basal degrading conducted on samples of basaltic rocks found in the northern part of the Paraná Basin in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. To meet the objectives of the study, natural and accelerated alteration tests were carried out followed by a comparison of the quantitative analysis of the two alteration processes. The combined analysis of the information proved to be very useful tool for rock qualification and the quantification of alterability, thus providing a basis for comparative analysis of massive and columnar jointed basalt relative to their use as aggregate for civil construction purposes.

R.L. Gomes; J.E. Rodrigues

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of the sediments in scavenging inorganic contaminants in the Syr Daria River and the Small Aral Sea (Kazakhstan)  

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Role of the sediments in scavenging inorganic contaminants in the Syr Daria River and the Small Particulate Material, Bottom Sediments, Trace Elements, Solid/Liquid Partitionning Abstract This study Material (SPM) and the Bottom Sediments (BS) of the Syr Daria River in its Kazakh course, including its

Boyer, Edmond

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The Post-Soviet Development of Elite-Level Athletics in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan  

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the Soviet Olympic powerhouse to developing or transitional were  already  Olympic  powerhouses,  so  these  events part of the  Soviet  Olympic  powerhouse  to  competing  as 

Silecky, Matej

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large-Scale Seismogenic Deformation of A Carbonate Platform Straddling the Precambrian–Cambrian Boundary, Karatau Range, Kazakhstan  

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Christoph Heubeck; Gappar Ergaliev; Sergey Evseev

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Evaluation of landfill gas production and emissions in a MSW large-scale Experimental Cell in Brazil  

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Landfill gas (LFG) emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are an important environmental concern in Brazil due to the existence of several uncontrolled disposal sites. A program of laboratory and field tests was conducted to investigate gas generation in and emission from an Experimental Cell with a 36,659-ton capacity in Recife/PE – Brazil. This investigation involved waste characterisation, gas production and emission monitoring, and geotechnical and biological evaluations and was performed using three types of final cover layers. The results obtained in this study showed that waste decomposes 4–5 times faster in a tropical wet climate than predicted by traditional first-order models using default parameters. This fact must be included when considering the techniques and economics of projects developed in tropical climate countries. The design of the final cover layer and its geotechnical and biological behaviour proved to have an important role in minimising gas emissions to the atmosphere. Capillary and methanotrophic final cover layers presented lower CH4 flux rates than the conventional layer.

Felipe Jucá Maciel; José Fernando Thomé Jucá

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Group certification supports an increase in the diversity of sustainable agriculture network–rainforest alliance certified coffee producers in Brazil  

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Abstract Socioenvironmental certification is a market-based mechanism aimed to foster sustainability of production systems. However, mainstream certification schemes in the agricultural sector have been adopted primarily by larger and more established producers, indicating an unequal distribution of social benefits. Group certification is often promoted as one alternative to increase accessibility for smaller producers, but there has been a lack of studies assessing this hypothesis. We assessed all coffee producers certified under the Sustainable Agriculture Network–Rainforest Alliance Certified system in Brazil in 2011, comprising 55 individual farms and 11 groups of individual producers. We found that group certification has increased access to small and medium size producers compared to certification for individually certified producers. There is diversity in the way producers are organized and in the profile of producers among and inside groups. However, the small producers participating in group certification are those with high productivity, suggesting that the most marginalized producers are still unable to access the certification system. Thus additional policy interventions will be necessary to promote more sustainable practices among the large numbers of marginalized coffee farmers in Brazil.

Luís Fernando Guedes Pinto; Toby Gardner; Constance L. McDermott; Karim Omar Lara Ayub

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An investigation of the relationships between rainfall in northeast Brazil and sea surface temperatures of the equatorial regions of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans  

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;"V IL FEST? GATION OF THE R). LATIONSHIPS BET))'EFN RATNFAI. L IN NOR'I'llL 'EST BRAZIL AND SEA SL'Rl'ACE TFI!PERAT)JRES CF TIIF. Eq?IA'I'ORIA), RFGIONS OF THE PACIFIC AVL' ATLANITIC OCEANS A TI?csiS OV M "u?'v'I N ARTIIL)R COCHRANE Suhrafr...Mcmli c r) / ~g. ember) (Member) May 1977 ABSTRACT An Investigation of the Relationships between Rainfall in Northeast Brazil and Sca Surface Temperatures of the Equatorial Rcgi. ons of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans (IJay 1977) . Marvin Arthur...

Cochrane, Marvin Arthur

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Genetic and environmental factors affecting growth and reproductive performance of Santa Ines sheep in the semi-arid region of Brazil  

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GE?1ETIC AND ENVIRiONMENPAL FACTORS Ar FEC ING GROStTH AND REPRODUCTIVE PERFORYJ1jCE OF SAN A INES SHEEP IN THE SEMI-ARID REGIONi OF BRAZIL A T'ress s WANDRICX HAUSS DE SOUSA Submitted to the Graduate College of Tesas ARMi Unsversity... OF BRAZIL A Thesis by WANDRICK HAUSS DE SOUSA Approved as to style and content by: Thomas C. Cartwri t (Co-Chairman) (Co-Chairman) ( /'(' ~ t:. . \\ , Bo y J. Ragsdale (Member) Gary C. Smith (Head of Department) December 1987 ABSTRACT Genetic...

Sousa, Wandrick Hauss de

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Thinking locally: exploring the importance of a subsidiary-centred model of FDI-related spillovers in Brazil  

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This paper investigates FDI-related spillovers in Brazil. Contrasting to previous studies on other emerging economies, it found horizontal spillovers. However, spillovers did not arise simply as consequence of technology transfer from MNC headquarters as the standard approach presumes; nor were associated with differences in technological intensity across industries, in domestic firms' absorptive capability. Instead, spillovers were associated with particular kinds of localised knowledge-creation activities by subsidiaries. Those findings have both significant theory and policy implications. They help to make clear the explanatory limitations of the dominant 'centrally-driven' perspectives, and point to the relevance of focusing on subsidiaries' technological behaviour in order to explain the existence or not of FDI-related spillovers. This implies that government policies aiming at simply attracting FDI do not ensure that FDI-related spillovers will automatically take place. Instead, effective policies on this matter should be concerned with the innovative behaviour of already established subsidiaries.

Anabel Marin; Ionara Costa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turnabout. Final report  

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The proliferation of ideas and strategies is equally as important as the proliferation of weapons. This paper challenges the reader to search for counters to historically successful strategies which could be turned against the US. Specifically, consider the following scenario: In 1994 Iraq, Syria, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan form an alliance called the Southwest Asia Consortium (SAC). In 1996 Iraq invades Kuwait to reclaim its title to the province, and a limited US-led coalition immediately begins to build up a conventional force in the Persian Gulf region. SAC members recognize Iraq's claim to Kuwait and remind the world in a joint statement that an attack on any of its members would be considered an attack on the entire alliance. Furthermore, SAC reserves the right to respond to any attack at an appropriate level, including conventional weapons, battlefield nuclear weapons, intermediate range nuclear missiles or ICBMs. As Iraq prepares a defense of Kuwait with its national forces and token SAC troop deployments, the Consortium's strategy and capability of responding to a potential attack with a full spectrum of weapons confounds America's response to the crisis.

Roggero, F.F.

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Julia van Drunen has been granted a FAPESP postdoctoral fellowship to pursue research at the Universidade de So Paulo (USP) in Brazil. The proposed research focuses on the  

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Julia van Drunen has been granted a FAPESP postdoctoral fellowship to pursue research conversion of biomass and biomass waste products into valuable chemicals and electrical energy. This research project fits in well with Brazil's booming biofuel industry and the global initiative towards

Abolmaesumi, Purang

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Energy and materials savings from gases and solid waste recovery in the iron and steel industry in Brazil: An industrial ecology approach  

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This paper attempts to investigate, from an entropic point of view, the role of selected technologies in the production, transformation, consumption and release of energy and materials in the Iron and Steel Industry in Brazil. In a quantitative analysis, the potential for energy and materials savings with recovery of heat, gases and tar are evaluated for the Iron and Steel Industry in Brazil. The technologies for heat recovery of gases include Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ), applied only in one of the five Brazilian coke integrated steel plants, Top Gas Pressure Recovery Turbines (TPRT), recovery of Coke Oven Gas (COG), recovery of Blast Furnace Gas (BFG), recovery of BOF gas, recovery of tar, and thermal plant. Results indicate that, in a technical scenario, some 5.1 TWh of electricity can be generated if these technologies are applied to recover these remaining secondary fuels in the Iron and Steel Industry in Brazil, which is equivalent to some 45% of current total electricity consumption in the integrated plants in the country. Finally, solid waste control technologies, including options available for collection and treatment, are discussed. Estimates using the best practice methodology show that solid waste generation in the Iron and Steel Industry in Brazil reached approximately 18 million metric tons in 1994, of which 28% can be recirculated if the best practice available in the country is applied thoroughly.

Costa, M.M.; Schaeffer, R.

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9th World Wide Workshop for Young Environmental Scientists WWW-YES-Brazil-2009: Urban waters: resource or risks? 26-30 October 2009  

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stormwater management; source control; hydrological models; sustainability; Best Management Practices, especially in U.S. literature, as Best Management Practices (BMPs). Other denominations exist, referring9th World Wide Workshop for Young Environmental Scientists WWW-YES-Brazil-2009: Urban waters

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Land use change emissions from oil palm expansion in Pará, Brazil depend on proper policy enforcement on deforested lands  

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Brazil aims to increase palm oil production to meet the growing national and global demand for edible oil and biodiesel while preserving environmentally and culturally significant areas. As land use change (LUC) is the result of complex interactions between socio-economic and biophysical drivers operating at multiple temporal and spatial scales, the type and location of LUC depend on drivers such as neighboring land use, conversion elasticity, access to infrastructure, distance to markets, and land suitability. The purpose of this study is to develop scenarios to measure the impact of land conversion under three different enforcement scenarios (none, some, and strict enforcement). We found that converting 22.5 million hectares of land can produce approximately 29 billion gallons (110 billion liters) of biodiesel a year. Of that, 22–71% of the area can come from forest land, conservation units, wetland and indigenous areas, emitting 14–84 gCO2e MJ?1. This direct land use emission alone can be higher than the carbon intensity of diesel that it intends to displace for lowering greenhouse gas emissions. This letter focuses narrowly on GHG emissions and does not address socio-economic–ecological prospects for these degraded lands for palm oil or for other purposes. Future studies should carefully evaluate these tradeoffs.

Sahoko Yui; Sonia Yeh

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Limitations in solar module azimuth and tilt angles in building integrated photovoltaics at low latitude tropical sites in Brazil  

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Abstract Photovoltaic (PV) generation depends directly on the amount of radiation received by solar modules at a given temperature, and annual irradiation varies according to site location and PV array position. In this paper, the limitations and the solar irradiation levels received by building surfaces in different positions (with azimuth and tilt angle variation) in capital cities in Brazil are shown, making use of the Brazilian global horizontal solar irradiation data provided by the SWERA (Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment) project. These data were processed to generate figures on the irradiation at various PV module orientations and slopes for each city, which show the relative radiation levels received on specific azimuth and tilt angles in relation to the ideal position. Results were validated using four real and operating PV systems. In general, variations in azimuth or slope did not cause large annual irradiation losses up to around 20° tilt angles. This shows to PV system planners that under these fairly flexible conditions it is possible to install PV on any orientation, keeping high levels of annual irradiation, and that limitations in orientation and tilt can be relatively low. It also allows a quick analysis of PV retrofit in building-applied photovoltaics (BAPV), when seeking the best building surfaces to incorporate PV.

Ísis Portolan dos Santos; Ricardo Rüther

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Population dynamics and antimicrobial susceptibility of Aeromonas spp. along a salinity gradient in an urban estuary in Northeastern Brazil  

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Abstract The main objective of this study was to quantify population and identify culturable species of Aeromonas in sediment and surface water collected along a salinity gradient in an urban estuary in Northeastern Brazil. Thirty sediment samples and 30 water samples were collected from 3 sampling locations (A, B and C) between October 2007 and April 2008. The Aeromonas count was 10–7050 CFU/mL (A), 25–38,500 CFU/mL (B) and <10 CFU/mL (C) for water samples, and ?100–37,500 CFU/g (A), 1200–43,500 CFU/g (B) and <10 CFU/g (C) for sediment samples. Five species (Aeromonas caviae, A. sobria, A. trota, A. salmonicida and A. allosaccharophila) were identified among 41 isolates. All strains were sensitive to chloramphenicol and ceftriaxone, whereas 33 (80, 4%) strains were resistant to at least 2 of the 9 antibiotics tested. Resistance to erythromycin was mostly plasmidial. In conclusion, due to pollution, the Cocó River is contaminated by pathogenic strains of Aeromonas spp. with a high incidence of antibacterial resistance, posing a serious risk to human health.

Camila Magalhães Silva; Norma Suely Evangelista-Barreto; Regine Helena Silva dos Fernandes Vieira; Kamila Vieira Mendonça; Oscarina Viana de Sousa

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Pb-210 irradiation dose estimation for inhabitants living in high natural background areas on Pernambuco/Brazil  

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This work was designed to: (a) determine 210Pb concentration in human urine samples of inhabitants of two regions with high natural radiation in the state of Pernambuco - Brazil; (b) estimate radiation dose in bones as a result of this radionuclide incorporation. For this, urine samples of healthy and non-smoker subjects were studied. Pb-210 was separated by ion-exchange resin technique followed by beta counting, which were conducted in a Canberra Tennelec S5E detector. Concentrations of 210Pb in the urine samples of inhabitants from one region varied from 65 to 267 mBq.l?1, while the other ranged from 62 to 440 mBq.l?1. The maximum annual dose estimated in bones for individuals from the first region was about 0.81 nSv and about 1.33 nSv for inhabitants of the second one. In this report, the methodology employed, the results and the radiation-induced health effects are presented as well as discussed.

C.E.O. Costa Júnior; E.B. Silva; A. Amaral; C.M. Silva; J.A. Santos Júnior

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The relationship among oil, natural gas and coal consumption and economic growth in BRICTS (Brazil, Russian, India, China, Turkey and South Africa) countries  

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Abstract The causality relationship between economic growth and coal, natural gas and oil consumption was investigated using the ARDL (autoregressive distributed lag bounds) testing approach for the 1980–2011 period in Brazil, Russian, India, China, Turkey and South Africa. According to long-run and strong causality results, there is bi-directional causality between oil energy consumption and Y for all countries. The long-run causality and strong causality results between coal consumption and economic growth indicated that there is bi-directional causality for China and India. According to long-run causality results and a strong causality result, there are bi-directional causality relationships between NGC (natural gas energy consumption) and Y for Brazil, Russia and Turkey.

Melike E. Bildirici; Tahsin Bakirtas

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Evaluating Solar Radiation Attenuation Models to Assess the Effects of Climate and Geographical Location on the Heliostat Field Efficiency in Brazil  

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Abstract Most of the solar power plants using a central receiver which are currently in operation are installed in the Sun Belt region, specifically above the Tropic of Cancer. These plants are located in regions characterized by a dry summers and a yearly sum of Direct Normal Irradiation (DNI) of over 2300 kWh/m2. These regions include the Mojave Desert (semi-arid climate) and Andalucía in southern Spain (Mediterranean and semi-arid climate). Potential locations for installing such plants in Brazil, identified in previous studies, are the São Francisco river basin and the Sobradinho area in the Northeast Region of the country. These locations are characterized by high humidity levels and yearly DNI values ranging from 1800 to 2300 kWh/m2, which is in clear contrast with the dry and desert climates where the solar tower projects currently in operation are located. Besides the combined effects of climate and the inter-tropicalization of the site, based on the solar angles and atmospheric attenuation, the potential locations in Brazil provide a small variation between the monthly averages DNI values. In this paper, the effects of these particularities on the performance of a heliostat field are assessed. For instance, the effects of the atmospheric water vapor and aerosol concentration on the optical performance of the heliostat field are analyzed. The results suggest that, for the same DNI level, the heliostat field in Brazil should be 4% larger due to the effect of the water vapor concentration in the atmosphere. This is an important finding, which shows that the current models for calculating the attenuation between the heliostat and the receiver need to be reviewed and compared with experimental observations and validated for the conditions prevailing at potential locations in Brazil.

JM Cardemil; AR Starke; VK Scariot; IL. Grams; S Colle

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Are Brazil Nuts Attractive?  

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We present event-driven simulation results for single and multiple intruders in a vertically vibrated granular bed. Under our vibratory conditions, the mean vertical position of a single intruder is governed primarily by a buoyancylike effect. Multiple intruders also exhibit buoyancy governed behavior; however, multiple neutrally buoyant intruders cluster spontaneously and undergo horizontal segregation. These effects can be understood by considering the dynamics of two neutrally buoyant intruders. We have measured an attractive force between such intruders which has a range of five intruder diameters, and we provide a mechanistic explanation for the origins of this force.

Duncan A. Sanders; Michael R. Swift; R. M. Bowley; P. J. King

2004-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Optics in Brazil  

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For Brazilian scientists, optics is considered a leading field in technology transfer. The discipline plays a large role in the country?s ongoing scientific ...

Bagnato, Vanderlei; Brito Cruz, Carlos H de

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jan 24, 2001 ... The objects of this paper are to describe an e ective and e cient ... a chain of radioactive waste products and to present the results of some ... The limit model is detailed in x3; its spatial discretiza- ..... Some data for the exper-.

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BRAZIL RESEARCH INITIATIVES  

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Bioenergy Research Collaboration As a partner of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC among agricultural researchers and stakeholders around the world. MSU's work with the GLBRC is organized

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The transboundary EIA convention in the context of private sector operations co-financed by an International Financial Institution: two case studies from Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan  

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This paper presents two case studies involving private sector, offshore, oil field developments in the Caspian Sea. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of these operations indicated that major and unmitigated oil spills could potentially result in transboundary impacts. Both projects were co-financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), an International Financial Institution (IFI). Project review and financing decision by the EBRD occurred when neither country hosting the projects was a Party to the 1991 Convention on EIA in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention). Discussions with government agencies during project review highlighted their limited institutional capacity to pursue transboundary notification and consultation activities. However, without being formal Parties or having clearly defined roles under the Convention, the combined presence of the EBRD, the private sector developer and its project needing financing became important drivers to promote the Espoo Convention. Surveying for similar IFI-project combinations in developing and transition economies could provide a 'bottom up' input to further optimise the Convention Secretariat's awareness raising, intervention design, and alliance-building strategies. The knowledge management model and user-friendly Web site of the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity highlight approaches that may also prove effective for the Espoo Convention.

Nazari, Mehrdad M

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mathematical models of interconnections between composition and properties of oils in the Apsheron oil-and gas-bearing region of Azerbaijan  

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This paper reports on the example of oils in the Apsheron oil- and gas-bearing region and Apsheron archipelago located in the western part of the Southern Caspian depression, of which the authors have developed mathematical models of a group hydrocarbon composition; interconnection between oil density and content of asphalt-resin materials, benzine, and ligroin; interconnections between oil density and viscosity and temperature; and interconnections between content of asphalt-resin properties and low-temperature fractions. The models obtained enable us to extrapolate factual data on composition and properties of oils beyond the limits of fixed depths of burial of oil-saturated reservoirs both to a zone of great depths and increased temperatures where hydrocarbons were in a gaseous or oil and gaseous state, and to a zone of near-surface conditions where oils acquire the consistency of asphalts.

Buryakovsky, L.A.; Dzhevanshir, R.D. (Inst. of Deep Oil and Gas Deposits, Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, 33 Narimanov Prospect, Baku 370143, Azerbaijan (SU))

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 3_Gary and Brian_Wednesday 5-22 Transit...  

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THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM: FOR THE WORLD THE PRESIDENT'S REPORT 2005/2006  

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COSTA RICA KAZAKHSTAN CAMEROON SURINAME ECUADOR CYPRUS BURKINA FASO #12;A NOBEL FOR JERUSALEM PROFESSOR

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Soviet shake up  

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... activity is also very high in the neighbouring republics of Turkmenia, Uzbekkstan, Kirghizia and Kazakhstan.

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Moldova-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal,...

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Russian-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal,...

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Ghana-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal,...

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A GIS-based decision support tool for renewable energy management and planning in semi-arid rural environments of northeast of Brazil  

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This work describes the development of a management and planning system on a GIS (Geographic Information System) platform destined to decision makers that is, administrators, planners or consultants in renewable energies. It was conceived to deal with the management and planning of solar systems, biomass and aeolics in rural regions of Brazil. The prototype of the GIS tool covers an area of 183, 500 km2 and is made up of three blocks: management of installed renewable systems, inclusion (planning) of new systems and updating of the data banks. The GISA SOL 1.0 (Geographic Information System Applied to Solar Energy) has a total of 80 layers of information that permit the realization of spatial analyses on management and planning of renewable sources of energy at macro-spatial (state) and local (municipality) levels. A description and the methodology used for its development and a description of the functionalities will be made here. The system was developed mainly for PV systems as a support tool for management and planning of the Energy Development Program for States and Municipalities (PRODEEM), a program for inclusion in large scale of solar photovoltaic energy in the rural environment, conducted by the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil.

C. Tiba; A.L.B. Candeias; N. Fraidenraich; E.M. de S. Barbosa; P.B. de Carvalho Neto; J.B. de Melo Filho

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles as a way to maximize the integration of variable renewable energy in power systems: The case of wind generation in northeastern Brazil  

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Several studies have proposed different tools for analyzing the integration of variable renewable energy into power grids. This study applies an optimization tool to model the expansion of the electric power system in northeastern Brazil, enabling the most efficient dispatch of the variable output of the wind farms that will be built in the region over the next 20 years. The expected combined expansion of wind generation with conventional inflexible generation facilities, such as nuclear plants and run-of-the-river hydropower plants, poses risks of future mismatch between supply and demand in northeastern Brazil. Therefore, this article evaluates the possibility of using a fleet of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) to regularize possible energy imbalances. Findings indicate that a dedicated fleet of 500 thousand \\{PHEVs\\} in 2015, and a further 1.5 million in 2030, could be recharged overnight to take advantage of the surplus power generated by wind farms. To avoid the initial costs of smart grids, this article suggests, as a first step, the use of a governmental PHEV fleet that allows fleet managers to control battery charging times. Finally, the study demonstrates the advantages of optimizing simultaneously the power and transport sectors to test the strategy suggested here.

Bruno Soares M.C. Borba; Alexandre Szklo; Roberto Schaeffer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air kerma standard for calibration of well-type chambers in Brazil using {sup 192}Ir HDR sources and its traceability  

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In Brazil there are over 100 high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy facilities using well-type chambers for the determination of the air kerma rate of {sup 192}Ir sources. This paper presents the methodology developed and extensively tested by the Laboratorio de Ciencias Radiologicas (LCR) and presently in use to calibrate those types of chambers. The system was initially used to calibrate six well-type chambers of brachytherapy services, and the maximum deviation of only 1.0% was observed between the calibration coefficients obtained and the ones in the calibration certificate provided by the UWADCL. In addition to its traceability to the Brazilian National Standards, the whole system was taken to University of Wisconsin Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory (UWADCL) for a direct comparison and the same formalism to calculate the air kerma was used. The comparison results between the two laboratories show an agreement of 0.9% for the calibration coefficients. Three Brazilian well-type chambers were calibrated at the UWADCL, and by LCR, in Brazil, using the developed system and a clinical HDR machine. The results of the calibration of three well chambers have shown an agreement better than 1.0%. Uncertainty analyses involving the measurements made both at the UWADCL and LCR laboratories are discussed.

Di Prinzio, Renato; Almeida, Carlos Eduardo de [Laboratorio de Ciencias Radiologicas-Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (LCR/UERJ), R. Sao Francisco Xavier, 524, Pavilhao Haroldo Lisboa da Cunha, Terreo, Sala 136-Maracana, CEP 20550-900-Rio de Janeiro/RJ-Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil) and Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria-Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear (IRD/CNEN), Av. Salvador Allende, s/n, Jacarepagua-CE22780-160-Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Laboratorio de Ciencias Radiologicas-Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (LCR/UERJ), R. Sao Francisco Xavier, 524, Pavilhao Haroldo Lisboa da Cunha, Terreo, Sala 136-Maracana, CEP 20550-900-Rio de Janeiro/RJ-Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

2009-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Technology Systems Analysis Program (MARKAL) | Open Energy  

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Energy Technology Systems Analysis Program (MARKAL) Energy Technology Systems Analysis Program (MARKAL) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Energy Technology Systems Analysis Program (MARKAL) Agency/Company /Organization: International Energy Agency Sector: Energy Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.etsap.org/index.asp Country: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Albania, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, New Zealand, China, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

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New initiatives, trends and dilemmas for the Brazilian automotive industry: the case of Inovar Auto and its impacts on electromobility in Brazil  

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In the mid 2012, the Brazilian Government established the bases of a new industrial policy for the automotive sector. Under the acronym Inovar Auto, the complete name unfolds: programme for fostering technological innovation and densification of the automotive productive chain. This paper intends to detail and to analyse this programme, highlighting its weaknesses and strengths. With this, a comparison is to be made between previous initiatives and the one now starting. The authors also intend to analyse if and how the development of technologies associated to the electric car will effectively be fostered by the Inovar Auto, given that it is a technology pointing towards the future of the industry and does not yet count on leading technologies in world terms which, in theory, may pave the way for inserting Brazil in this market.

Roberto Marx; Adriana Marotti De Mello

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Assessment of the viability and sustainability of an integrated waste management system for the city of Campinas (Brazil), by means of ecological cost accounting  

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Abstract The population growth of cities increases the generation of construction building waste (CBW) and wastewater and, respectively, their environmental impacts. The present study shows a new technology to manage of the sewage and construction wastes from Campinas city, Brazil, based on the ecological cost accounting theory. In this way, the treatment of the crude sewage from Anhumas Wastewater Treatment Plant was made by decantation using the construction building waste. The organic amendment was obtained from the decanted sludge, which has been used in the recovery of a poor soil. From the supernatant liquid was obtained the reusing water, which has been tested in irrigation process. The efficiencies of the organic amendment and reusing water have been assessed by the quantity of the germinated bean seeds on the poor soil. Results show that the best condition to organic amendment production was the one in which a total soil layer of 2 cm and 100 mL/L of CBW were used, which yielded a gain in soil fertility of 11.11%. It was verified that 85% of bean seeds have been germinated on soil, when it irrigated these seeds with the reusing water, being 6% larger than control water. All parameters of lower water quality were reduced above of 90%, keeping the water in according to Brazilian standards. The cost evaluation of reusing water and organic amendment production shows a saving of US$ 81.1 million, indicating the social, ecological and economical viabilities of the new technology developed and demonstrated in this work. In that sense, this work provided a possible environmental solver based on the ecological cost accounting theory for the city of Campinas, Brazil.

Kely Cristina Passarini; Maria Aparecida Pereira; Thiago Michel de Brito Farias; Felipe Araújo Calarge; Carlos Curvelo Santana

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron-oxidising microbial biofilms as possible causes of increased friction coefficient in intermediate and lower guide vane bearing bushings at a hydroelectric powerplant in Brazil  

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Increased coefficient of friction led to malfunction of many and destruction of some maintenance-free bushings of intermediate and lower guide vane bearings at a hydroelectric power plant in Brazil. Analysis of surfaces of failed bushings revealed the presence of three types of deposits. The contact zones between bushings and the guide vane axis were covered with a thin black graphite film. The remaining bushing surface was covered by a mix of yellow-red coloured deposits, which contained a large proportion of iron-oxide-rich microbial biofilms, and green-coloured deposits, which consisted largely of copper oxides. Biofilms sampled from both the inside and the outside of the bearings contained 75% iron oxides by weight. The iron oxide deposits produced by these biofilms were identified as the primary cause of increased friction resistance between the bushing surface and the guide vane axis. Iron deposition within biofilms was made possible by the action of iron-reducing bacteria in the anaerobic zone of the reservoir immediately in front of the turbine intakes. These bacteria enriched the anoxic reservoir water with Fe(II) and the relatively small oxygen concentrations in turbine feedwater prevented the complete oxidation of Fe(II) in the penstock. Water-proofing of the bearing seals would prevent water penetration into the bearings and biofilm formation on the bushing surfaces and thus avoid the type of failure observed at this plant.

René Peter Schneider; Lucimara R. da Silva; Helder Brandão; Liutas Martinaitis Ferreira

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the photovoltaic generation potential and real-time analysis of the photovoltaic panel operation on a building facade in southern Brazil  

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Abstract Solar photovoltaic systems are an alternative to the current model of power generation, supplying clean energy with little environmental impact and no significant losses associated with distribution networks. This study aims to obtain data on electricity generation in real time for a photovoltaic panel installed in the city of Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, comparing the electric power generation of the photovoltaic panel with the solar radiation data of the city, obtained with the use of a pyranometer. Data from incident solar radiation, measured in the city, on the period of 2007–2012 were used. Comparisons with data from power generation of the photovoltaic panel and assessment of the solar potential were performed. The photovoltaic panel has an area of 16.5 m2 and was installed on the campus of UNIVATES University Center, arranged so that it faces the true north and tilted at an angle of 24°, for better utilization of solar radiation incident along the year. At the end of this phase of the study, it was obtained an average power generation of 11.0 kWh/day and efficiency of the modules in the order of 12.6%.

João Vicente Akwa; Odorico Konrad; Gustavo Vinícius Kaufmann; Cezar Augusto Machado

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In Brazil, For the World: Brazil Technology Center - GE Global...  

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We Monitor Machines Augmented Reality: Changing The Way We Monitor Machines Using 3D Printing and 3D Inking to Enhance Manufacturing Using 3D Printing and 3D Inking to Enhance...

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Non Annex B Countries List  

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Non Annex B Countries A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, Z A Afghanistan (1949-2007) Albania (1933-2007) Algeria (1900-2007) American Samoa (1954-2007) Angola (1950-2007) Antarctic Fisheries (1970-2007) Antigua & Barbuda (1957-2007) Argentina (1887-2007) Armenia (1992-2007) Aruba (1986-2007) Azerbaijan (1992-2007) B Bahamas (1950-2007) Bahrain (1933-2007) Bangladesh (1972-2007) Barbados (1928-2007) Belarus (1992-2007) Belize (1950-2007) Benin (1958-2007) Bermuda (1950-2007) Bhutan (1970-2007) Bolivia (1928-2007) Bosnia-Herzegovinia (1992-2007) Botswana (1950-2007) Brazil (1901-2007) British Virgin Islands (1957-2007) Brunei (Darussalam) (1930-2007) Burkina Faso (1958-2007) Burundi (1962-2007) C Cambodia (1955-2007) Cameroon (1950-2007)

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User:GregZiebold/Developing Country Programs Map | Open Energy Information  

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Programs Map Programs Map < User:GregZiebold Jump to: navigation, search Zoom South America Central America North America Africa Central Africa Northern Africa Southern Africa Eastern Asia Southern Asia Asia/Pacific Central Asia Middle East Northern Asia Northern Europe Western Europe Southern Europe Programs & Projects Afghanistan 5 Albania 3 Algeria 6 Angola 1 Anguilla 1 Antigua and Barbuda 6 Argentina 12 Armenia 6 Aruba 3 Azerbaijan 2 Bahamas 6 Bahrain 2 Bangladesh 27 Barbados 9 Belize 8 Benin 3 Bhutan 7 Bolivia 4 Botswana 5 Brazil 37 Brunei 7 Bulgaria 2 Burkina Faso 7 Burundi 6 Cambodia 25 Cameroon 8 Cape Verde 4 Cayman Islands 1 Central African Republic 4 Chad 4 Chile 24 China 63 Colombia 26 Costa Rica 24 Croatia 1 Cuba 5 Democratic Republic of Congo 13

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Category:Countries | Open Energy Information  

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Countries Countries Jump to: navigation, search This category contains sovereign nations and uses the form Country. Pages in category "Countries" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of 211 total. (previous 200) (next 200) A Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan B Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi C Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic D Democratic Republic of Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic E Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea