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Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation | Department of  

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

Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation April 20, 2010 - 3:45pm Addthis Statement of Dr. James Markowsky, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation, S. 1856, S. 1134, and other Draft Legislative Text. Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee. I appreciate this opportunity to meet with you this morning to discuss carbon capture and storage (CCS) legislation before the Committee. While this hearing is focused specifically on S. 1856, a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to clarify policies regarding ownership of pore space, introduced by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY); S.1134, the Responsible Use

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Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation | Department of  

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

Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation Discussion on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation April 20, 2010 - 3:45pm Addthis Statement of Dr. James Markowsky, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Carbon Capture and Sequestration Legislation, S. 1856, S. 1134, and other Draft Legislative Text. Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee. I appreciate this opportunity to meet with you this morning to discuss carbon capture and storage (CCS) legislation before the Committee. While this hearing is focused specifically on S. 1856, a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to clarify policies regarding ownership of pore space, introduced by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY); S.1134, the Responsible Use

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Discussions  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

discussions en Wind technology discussions en Wind technology roadmap http://en.openei.org/community/discussion/wind-technology-roadmap I think it would be valuable for DOE to consider the creation of a wind technology roadmap as part of their new vision.  In the semiconductor industry, Moore's Law became a self-fulfilling prophecy due to that industry's creation and adherence to a roadmap (see http://www.itrs.net/).  A similar shared vision of the wind-energy future could spur the cross-industry cooperation needed to drive increases in penetration. http://en.openei.org/community/discussion/wind-technology-roadmap#comments DOE Wind Vision Community Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:58:48 +0000 GrandpasKnob 720

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A state legislator looks at industry restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The political challenges of addressing restructuring have caused many state legislators to shy away from the issue. With the start of the 1966 legislative year, 30 states were evaluating at least some aspect of the evolving competitive electric marketplace. Studies included open regulatory dockets (for example in Arizona and Kansas), pilot customer choice projects (such as in Ohio, MIchigan and New Hampshire), legislative studies and possible re-definition of state regulatory parameters (Kansas, Illinois and Florida), regulatory agency fact-finding (Iowa and Idaho) and development of intrastate electric pooling infrastructures (California). In addition, state actions reflect a commitment to competition at the retail level ranging from a call for determination of stranded-cost exposure for the state`s utilities (as in New York), calls for industry and public input on issues related to competition (Rhode Island, Maine, and Kansas) and the customer choice pilot projects. The range of issues and actions has been diverse, but most legislative and regulatory agency discussions have focused on easing market entry restrictions, price considerations and stranded investment by utilities. Many other significant issues must be addressed if an equitable distribution of potential competition benefits to all customer classes, regardless of geographic location, is to be achieved.

Sloan, T.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation Homepage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation. The following is a list of budget-related legislation for your reference. The ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Legislative Update: CaJEM Legislative Update  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

disbelief arid the like havc been dredged up in a search forSenator Speier. SB-117 would havc allowcd direct billing ofDepartlnent and the Police havc. Legislators deliberating

Kazzi, A Antoine; Windham, Paul

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2010. ... FY 2010 Appropriations. Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2009  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2009. ... FY Omnibus Appropriations Act. Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Selected State Legislation and  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and and Selected State Legislation and Regulation in the Annual Energy Outlook Energy Information Administration/Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2007 156 Appendix A: Handling of Federal and Selected State Legislation and Regulation in the Annual Energy Outlook Legislation Brief Description AEO Handling Basis Residential Sector A. National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 Requires Secretary of Energy to set minimum efficiency standards for 10 appliance categories. Included for categories represented in the AEO residential sector forecast. a. Room Air Conditioners Current standard of 9.8 EER Federal Register Notice of Final Rulemaking. b. Other Air Conditioners (<5.4 tons) Current standard 10 SEET for central air conditioners and heat

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Selected State Legislation and  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and and Selected State Legislation and Regulation in the Annual Energy Outlook U. S. Energy Information Administration/Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2009 173 Appendix A: Handling of Federal and Selected State Legislation and Regulation in the Annual Energy Outlook Legislation Brief Description AEO Handling Ba sis Residential Sector A. National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 Requires Secretary of Energy to set minimum efficiency standards for 10 appliance categories. Included for categories represented in the AEO residential sector forecast. a. Room Air Conditioners Current standard of 9.8 EER Federal Register Notice of Final Rulemaking. b. Other Air Conditioners (<5.4 tons) Current standard 10 SEET for central air conditioners and heat

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Selected State Legislation and  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

170 170 Energy Information Administration/Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2009 Appendix A: Handling of Federal and Selected State Legislation and Regulation in the Annual Energy Outlook Legislation Brief Description AEO Handling Basis Residential Sector A. National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 Requires Secretary of Energy to set minimum efficiency standards for 10 appliance categories. Included for categories represented in the AEO residential sector forecast. a. Room Air Conditioners Current standard of 9.8 EER Federal Register Notice of Final Rulemaking. b. Other Air Conditioners (<5.4 tons) Current standard 10 SEET for central air conditioners and heat pumps, increasing to 13 SEER in 2006. Federal Register Notice of Final Rulemaking.

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2006  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2006. The following is ... FY 2006 Enacted Appropriations. Public Law Number, ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2008  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2008. ... FY 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2004  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2004. ... FY 2004 Appropriations. Public Law Number, Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2012  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

*. Bookmark and Share. NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2012. The following ... Version. FY 2012 Appropriations. Public ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2001  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2001. ... FY 2001 Appropriations. Public Law Number, Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2013  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2013. ... FY 2013 Appropriations. Public Law Number, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2011  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2011. ... FY 2011 Appropriations. Public Law Number, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2003  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2003. ... FY 2003 Appropriations. Public Law Number, Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Budget Enacted Appropriations Legislation FY 2005. ... FY 2005 Appropriations. Public Law Number, Appropriations, View Excerpt from Law. ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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All other interested parties INVITATION TO COMMENT ON IFAC’S INTERNATIONAL AUDITING AND ASSURANCE STANDARDS BOARD (IAASB) DISCUSSION PAPER The Evolving Nature of Financial Reporting: Disclosure and its Audit Implications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assurance Standards Committee is seeking comments on the IAASB Discussion Paper which has been posted on the Institute’s website at: www.hkicpa.org.hk/professionaltechnical/assurance/exposuredraft/. This Discussion Paper highlights recent trends in the range, volume, and complexity of financial statement disclosures, and explores issues and practical challenges in preparing, auditing, and using them. It begins with a discussion of recent trends in financial reporting and their impact on financial statement disclosures. It then discusses how the International Standards on Auditing currently deal with disclosures. The remainder of the Discussion Paper focuses on audit issues that the IAASB has identified regarding disclosures required by a financial reporting framework. The Discussion Paper addresses critical issues such as challenges in preparing disclosures, the nature and extent of evidence for different types of disclosures, and the application of the concept of materiality to disclosures. Views from all stakeholders are sought, and the discussion paper asks specific questions of preparers; investors, lenders, and other creditors; regulators; and auditors.

Steve Ong

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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nuclear energy legislation on track  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

07/8 - NUCLEAR ENERGY LEGISLATION ON TRACK ... the safety and economic viability of nuclear power, the management of nuclear waste, the advancement ...

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NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2000  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The following is a list of budget-related legislation ... with the Medical University of South Carolina out of ... agreement with the Medical University of SC), ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated classification of congressional legislation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For social science researchers, content analysis and classification of United States Congressional legislative activities have been time consuming and costly. The Library of Congress THOMAS system provides detailed information about bills and laws, but ... Keywords: SVMs, U.S. congress, institutions, legislative activities, support vector machines, text analysis

Stephen Purpura; Dustin Hillard

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Problems in the administration of state solar legislation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Solar legislation may 1) stimulate research and development, 2) encourage solar installation by governmental incentives, or 3) contribute to the elimination of institutional barriers. Legislation that attempts to deal with a wide range of problems will touch many different departments and agencies in state government. Proper administration is essential to the effectiveness of such legislation. The Federal Government is also involved in extensive programs to foster the commercialization of solar technology. The programs and standards that they evolve create another set of administrative rules and regulations that the solar manufacturer, seller, installer, or consumer has to face. This paper focuses on the experience of California, Oregon, and New Mexico, and suggests methods to avoid administrative difficulties that have slowed some solar initiatives. Several common problems are identified: inadequate definition of important terms, ineffective delegation of administrative responsibilities, and insufficient coordination with other state and federal solar programs.

Warren, M.

1979-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legislative Initiatives | Department of Energy  

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

Initiatives November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Legislative initiatives for industrial distributed energy (DE) and combined heat and power (CHP) are provided below. U.S. Clean...

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legislation | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

legislation Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 2 January, 2013 - 12:53 Key energy efficiency measures signed into law by President Obama...

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Discussion Motivation  

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Motivation Motivation * What priorities should be given for instrument development, procurement or testing (wind tunnel or flights) given money is likely to be available for a 1-year period? * Can we reach consensus on what are most pressing in-situ cloud/aerosol instrument priorities? How to Summarize Workshop * Develop recommendations on both short- term & long-term priorities for aircraft instrumentation - ARM-centric? Probably should keep our discussions broad due to hope for inter- agency coordination, but focus on applications to human-induced climate change Recommendations * Things to consider - Calibration facilities, standards or manuals - How to reduce & better define error bars - Comparison of data processing methods - Closure studies, when/where techniques work

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Feebates: A Legislative Option to Encourage Continuous Improvements to  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Feebates: A Legislative Option to Encourage Continuous Improvements to Feebates: A Legislative Option to Encourage Continuous Improvements to Automobile Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Feebates: A Legislative Option to Encourage Continuous Improvements to Automobile Efficiency Agency/Company /Organization: Rocky Mountain Institute Focus Area: Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Topics: Best Practices Website: www.rmi.org/Knowledge-Center/Library/T08-09_FeebatesLegislativeOption The purpose of this paper is to provide information about feebates. This paper discusses: what a feebate is, why Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) believes a feebate is a valuable tool, recent analysis that RMI had done on feebates, what the current status of the feebate is, and how the feebate could interact with existing laws.

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Strategies for an evolving generation industry  

SciTech Connect

This article deals with the changing structure of the power generation industry to include nonutility generation resources. The topics discussed include the permanence of nonutility generation as a power source, the evolving industry, and the strategies for an evolving industry. The emphasis is on developing sound, sophisticated purchasing procedures to fully benefit from this new generation resource.

Kee, E.

1990-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Key Federal Key Federal Legislation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Key Federal Legislation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Key Federal Legislation The information below includes a brief chronology and summaries of key federal legislation related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality,

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Legislating Biofuels in the United States (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Legislation supporting U.S. biofuels production can help to reduce petroleum consumption and increase the nation's energy security.

Clark, W.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Wind Research - Advanced Energy Legislation Tracker Tool...  

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

energy legislation. The tool is a resource for legislators, researchers, journalists, business owners, students, and anyone interested in state-level energy legislation and policy...

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Solar energy: industry sector analysis, the role of legislation and policy, and the California and U.S. market outlook.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis is a discussion of solar energy technology, the current global and United States markets, the role of government legislation and policy as a… (more)

Motta, John James

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate change legislation: what the Senate might do  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two of the speakers who spoke at the Coal-Gen conference, Charlotte, NC, USA on 19 August discussed climate change legislation currently under consideration in the US Congress. The so-called Waxman-Markey bill passed the House in June and is currently being considered by the Senate. The title of Thomas Hewson's talk was 'Climate change is likely to pass' and Neal Cabral discussed 'Geography and region influence climate change politics'.

NONE

2009-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Legislative Affairs Team | Department of Energy  

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

Legislative Affairs Team Legislative Affairs Team Legislative Affairs Team The mission of Legislative Affairs is working in close coordination with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Congressional Affairs, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE's) budget office to serve as the primary liaison between EERE technology offices and congressional authorizing committees, as well as other committees and offices. Legislative Affairs also provides corporate guidance on congressional interaction and strategic advice on legislation relevant to EERE. Why it Matters We lead EERE interactions with Congress, including preparing and staffing EERE leadership and program offices for congressional briefings and hearings, in addition to educating members of Congress and their staff

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Greenhouse-effect spurs legislation  

SciTech Connect

Senator Timothy E. Wirth (D-Colo.) reintroduced legislation on February 1, 1989, to establish a national energy policy that would slow down the emission of pollutants contributing to the greenhouse effect. Wirth's comprehensive bill to combat the greenhouse effect includes initiatives to: increase energy-efficiency in all sectors of the US economy; expand research and development of nonfossil fuel sources such as solar; encourage technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emission from coal-fired power plants and other sources; direct the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to develop policies to stop tropical deforestation; and research the greenhouse effect, its causes, and the steps needed to cope with a changing climate.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free Online Food Safety Legislation Training - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jan 25, 2011 ... F4ESL - From Farm to Fork European Food Safety Legislation Training Programme is an EU Project under EC LLP Leonardo da Vinci Program ...

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Energy Crossroads: Legislation & Energy Policy | Environmental...  

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

Legislation & Energy Policy < Previous Topic Energy Crossroads Index Next Topic > Suggest a Listing American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Energy Efficiency...

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Free Online Food Safety Legislation Training  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jan 25, 2011 ... F4ESL - From Farm to Fork European Food Safety Legislation Training Programme is an EU Project under EC LLP Leonardo da Vinci Program ...

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Legislating Biofuels in the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Legislating Biofuels in the United States Wendy Clark National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, Colorado, USA 2008 SAE Biofuels Specifications and Performance Symposium July 7-9, 2008, Paris NREL PR-540 Legislate Biofuels? · Plentiful U.S. biomass resources: energy crops, agricultural and forestry residues

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COPIES: Iron Range Legislative Delegation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dear Legislators: We are pleased to present the annual report on our research regarding the health status of taconite workers and Iron Range community air quality. This report, as in the past, details the progress made by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) in all research areas, including occupational exposure, mortality and incidence studies, the respiratory health survey of taconite workers and spouses and the environmental study of airborne particles. In addition, this report contains specific information regarding the assessment of mesothelioma as it pertains to exposure to mineral fibers, referred to as elongate mineral particles (EMP). For this report, the EMP measurement is a standard technique that identifies those fibers (EMP) considered long (over 5 microns). Although the research team felt this was the most important exposure to be assessed with the cases of mesothelioma, in the next several months there will be additional analyses that may provide further insight, including exposure to short EMP, silica and respirable dust. A final report is planned for the end of the year when all components are expected to be completed.

Sen Tony Lourey; Rep Tim Mahoney; Rep Sheldon Johnson; Rep David Dill; Rep Mary Murphy; Sen Tom Bakk; Rep John Persell; Rep Tom Anzelc; Sen Tom Saxhaug; Rep Carly Melin; Rep Jason Metsa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIA - AEO2010 - Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Legislation and Regulations Legislation and Regulations Annual Energy Outlook 2010 with Projections to 2035 Legislation and Regulations Introduction The Reference case projections in AEO2010 generally assume that current laws and regulations affecting the energy sector remain unchanged throughout the projection period (including the implication that laws which include sunset dates do, in fact, become ineffective at the time of those sunset dates). The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation, regulations, and standards—or of sections of legislation that have been enacted but that require regulations for which the implementing agency will exercise major discretion, or require appropriation of funds that are not provided or specified in the legislation itself—are not reflected in the Reference case projections. However, sensitivity cases that incorporate alternative assumptions about the future of existing policies subject to periodic updates also are included. The Federal and State laws and regulations included in AEO2010 are based on those in effect as of the end of October 2009. In addition, at the request of the Administration and Congress, EIA has regularly examined the potential implications of proposed legislation in Service Reports (see EIA Service Reports released since January 2009).

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climate legislation faces uncertain future  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In addition, many senators will insist that the bill include incentives for nuclear energy as the cleanest alternative. Kerry has indicated that discussions on the ...

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The evolving Glasma  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We extensively study the growing behavior of the energy and the pressure components depending on the space-time rapidity in the framework of the Glasma, which describes the early-time dynamics in the ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions. We simulate the Glasma solving the classical equations of motion in the SU(2) Yang-Mills theory and systematically investigate the dependence of the Glasma instability on the model parameters. We have checked that the transverse and longitudinal grid sizes in our simulation are large enough to handle cutoff effects under control. By comparing the numerical results from several initial conditions with different magnitudes of instability seed and also those with different wave-numbers for rapidity fluctuations, we clearly see that unstable modes dominantly grow up in the linear regime and we also confirm non-linear effects in the time evolution. To extract more detailed information on the evolving Glasma, we decompose the energy into the components in terms of rapidity wave-numbers. We observe an energy flow from low wave-number modes into higher wave-number modes due to non-linearity in the equations of motion. We find that the energy spectrum approaches an asymptotic scaling that is consistent with Kolmogorov's power-law form even in the expanding system of the Glasma.

Kenji Fukushima; Francois Gelis

2011-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level  

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Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level In March, the city of Berkeley, California, passed new legislation that should serve as a model for local policies intended to keep energy dollars within the community while protecting the environment. The Commercial Energy Conservation Ordinance (CECO) is based on a similar ordinance that has been law since 1989 in San Francisco, Berkeley's neighbor across the Bay. San Francisco is currently the only other city in the world to have this type of legislation. As part of the Berkeley Municipal Code, CECO requires commercial buildings to undergo energy conservation retrofits when they are sold or substantially renovated. CECO was designed with the participation of LBL's Kristin Heinemeier, who also works with the Berkeley

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Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation...  

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Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency Leadership Contact Us Office of the...

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State Legislative Search Guide State Childhood Obesity Policy Evaluation (SCOPE) State Legislative Search Guide  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of legislative terms--where available. #12;State Legislative Search Guide State Childhood Obesity Policy **), and, and not, near, or, "quotes" Search terms are highlighted in the bill text Bill formats: -web" searching in field on left menu bar or on top right of screen yields the same results--enter bill number

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Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and  

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

Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency (GC-71) provides legal support and advice on legislative matters throughout the Department. It participates in the development of DOE views on pending legislation, drafts DOE legislative proposals and supporting documents, obtains interagency clearances from the Office of Management and Budget, and prepares, coordinates, and reviews bill comments to Congressional committees. The office also provides legal counsel and rulemaking support to programs throughout DOE on administrative requirements for developing DOE rules, directives, and other generally

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Multi-Pollutant Legislation and Regulations (released in AEO2005)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The 108th Congress proposed and debated a variety of bills addressing pollution control at electric power plants but did not pass any of them into law. In addition, the EPA currently is preparing two regulationsa proposed Clean Air Interstate Rule (pCAIR) and a Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR)to address emissions from coal-fired power plants. Several States also have taken legislative actions to limit pollutants from power plants in their jurisdictions. This section discusses three Congressional air pollution bills and the EPAs pCAIR and CAMR regulations.

Information Center

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulatory Law  

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

Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation and Regulatory Law Office of the General Counsel Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585-0121 Re: Ex Parte Memorandum Dear Mr. Cohen: On Tuesday, May 4, 2010, Kit Kennedy and Kate Houren of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) initiated a telephone call with Daniel Cohen and Bryan Miller of the Department of Energy's Office of the General Council. During the call, NRDC advocated for the adoption of the consensus agreement, 1 and the parties discussed legal questions relating to the Department of Energy's ability to adopt the consensus

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How did Asexual Life Evolve?  

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How did Asexual Life Evolve? How did Asexual Life Evolve? Name: Rob Courtney Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: It is an accepted fact that all life on Earth began as one-celled organisms that reproduced asexually, with all offspring identical to the parent from which they were created. My question is, if all offspring are identical to their parents, then is there any room for advancement? How did life ever evolve past this primitive state if no changes are made? Thank you. Replies: Genetic mutations still occur due to chemical and radiation effects. --- jade By mutation. Since all cells, in a way, in these organisms are in the germ line, i.e. they pass mutations on to their offspring, then every mutation event lives on. In sexually reproducing organisms, only mutations in eggs and sperm will get passed on. Also, by breakage and recombination-like events during cleavage.

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs  

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Title Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Publication Type Conference Paper Year of Publication 2011 Authors Lai, Judy, Nicholas DeForest, Sila Kiliccote, Michael Stadler, Chris Marnay, and Jonathan Donadee Conference Name ECEEE Summer Study, June 6-11, 2011 Date Published 06/2011 Publisher LBNL Conference Location Belambra Presqu'Ăźle de Giens, France Keywords electricity markets and policy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department Abstract Residential customers in California's Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) territory have seen several electricity rate structure changes in the past decade. A relatively simple two-tiered pricing system (charges by usage under/over baseline for the home's climate zone) was replaced in the summer of 2001 by a more complicated five-tiered system (usage below baseline and up to 30%, 100%, 200%, and 300%+ over baseline). In 2009, PG&E began the process of upgrading its residential customers to Smart Meters and laying the groundwork for time of use pricing, due to start in 2011. This paper examines the history of the tiered pricing system, discusses the problems the utility encountered with its Smart Meter roll out, and evaluates the proposed dynamic pricing incentive structures. Scenario analyses of example PG&E customer bills will also be presented. What would these residential customers pay if they were still operating under a tiered structure, and/or if they participated in peak hour reductions?

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs JudyEvaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Judyjdonadee@andrew.cmu.edu Abstract Residential customers in

Lai, Judy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook 2001 - Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Legislation & Regulations Legislation & Regulations Nitrogen Oxide Emission Caps Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions and Diesel Fuel Quality Standards FERC Order 2000 Banning or Reducing the Use of MTBE in Gasoline Updates on State Renewable Portfolio Standards and Renewable Energy Mandates Proposed Changes to RFG Oxygen Standard FERC Order 637 Proposed Limits on Benzene in Gasoline Royalty Rules Low-Emission Vehicle Program Tier 2 Vehicle Emissions and Gasoline Sulfur Standards Appliance Efficiency Standards Petroleum Reserves Introduction Because analyses by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in this Annual Energy Outlook 2001 (AEO2001) are based on Federal, State, and local laws and regulations in effect on July 1, 2000. The potential impacts of pending or

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EIA - Annual Energy Outlook 2008 - Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Legislation and Regulations Legislation and Regulations Annual Energy Outlook 2008 with Projections to 2030 Legislation and Regulations Because analyses by EIA are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in AEO2008 are based on Federal and State laws and regulations in effect on or before December 31, 2007. The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation, regulations, and standards-or of sections of legislation that have been enacted but that require implementing regulations or appropriation of funds that are not provided or specified in the legislation itself-are not reflected in the projections. Throughout 2007, however, at the request of the Administration and Congress, EIA has regularly examined the potential implications of proposed legislation in Service Reports (see "EIA Service Reports on Proposed Legislation Released Since January 2007").

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Annual Energy Outlook 1999 - Legislation & Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

leg_reg.gif (4810 bytes) leg_reg.gif (4810 bytes) Introduction Because analyses by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in this Annual Energy Outlook 1999 (AEO99) are based on Federal, State, and local laws and regulations in effect on July 1, 1998. The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation and sections of existing legislation for which funds have not been appropriated are not reflected in the projections. Federal legislation incorporated in the projections includes the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, which adds 4.3 cents per gallon to the Federal tax on highway fuels [1]; the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987; the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA90); the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT); the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act of 1995; and the Tax Payer Relief Act of 1997. AEO99 also incorporates regulatory actions of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), including Orders 888 and 889, which provide open access to interstate transmission lines in electricity markets, and other FERC actions to foster more efficient natural gas markets. State plans for the restructuring of the electricity industry and State renewable portfolio standards are incorporated as enacted.

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Annual Energy Outlook 2000 - Legislation & Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

leg_reg.gif (4810 bytes) Climate Change Action Plan Comprehensive Electricity Competition Act Tier 2 Vehicle Emissions and Gasoline Sulfur Standards California Ban of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Low-Emission Vehicle Program Introduction Because analyses by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in this Annual Energy Outlook 2000 (AEO2000) are based on Federal, State, and local laws and regulations in effect on July 1, 1999. The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation, regulations, and standards and sections of existing legislation for which funds have not been appropriated are not reflected in the projections. Federal legislation incorporated in the projections includes the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, which adds 4.3 cents per gallon to the Federal tax on highway fuels [1]; the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987; the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA90); the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT); the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act of 1995; the Tax Payer Relief Act of 1997; and the Federal Highway Bill of 1998, which includes an extension of the ethanol tax credit. AEO2000 assumes the continuation of the ethanol tax credit through 2020.

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EIA - Smart Grid Legislative and Regulatory Policies and Case Studies  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

State Energy Data System ... Smart Grid Legislative and Regulatory ... Recent activity includes the deployment of smart meters, distribution automation and ...

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Maritime Security Act of 2002 Amendments to the Deepwater Port Act Maritime Security Act of 2002 Amendments to the Deepwater Port Act Legislation and Regulations. The Maritime Security Act of 2002 Amendments to the Deepwater Port Act The Maritime Security Act of 2002, signed into law in November 2002, amended the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 to include offshore natural gas facilities. The legislation transferred jurisdiction for offshore natural gas facilities from the FERC to the Maritime Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard, both of which were at that time under the U.S. Department of Transportation. (The Coast Guard has since been moved to the Department of Homeland Security.) The amendments in the Maritime Security Act of 2002 lowered the regulatory hurdles faced by potential developers of offshore LNG receiving terminals. Placing them under Coast Guard jurisdiction both streamlined the permitting process and relaxed regulatory requirements. Owners of offshore LNG terminals are allowed proprietary access to their own terminal capacity, removing what had once been a major stumbling block for potential developers of new LNG facilities. The Hackberry Decision, discussed below, has the same impact on onshore LNG facilities under FERC jurisdiction.

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Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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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Routing Discussion Paper  

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

ROUTING ISSUES RELATED TO ROUTING ISSUES RELATED TO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION: DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS PREPARED BY THE ROUTING TOPIC GROUP OF THE TRANSPORTATION EXTERNAL COORDINATION WORKING GROUP APRIL 1998 (a) Routing Issues Related to U.S. Department of Energy Radioactive Materials Transportation: Discussion and Recommendations Table of Contents I. Introduction ........................................................................................................................................ 1 II. Assumptions for Planning Purposes..................................................................................................... 1 III. The Current Routing Regulatory Structure and Its Implications...........................................................

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Carbon Additionality: Discussion Paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Carbon Additionality: A review Discussion Paper Gregory Valatin November 2009 Forest Research. Voluntary Carbon Standards American Carbon Registry Forest Carbon Project Standard (ACRFCPS) 27 CarbonFix Standard (CFS) 28 Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard (CCBS) 28 Forest Carbon Standard (FCS) 28

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Evolving triggers for dynamic environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. In this work we address the problem of managing the reactive behavior in distributed environments in which data continuously changes over time, where the users may need to explicitly express how the triggers should be (self) modified. To enable this we propose the (ECA) 2 – Evolving and Context-Aware Event-Condition-Action paradigm for specifying triggers that capture the desired reactive behavior in databases which manage distributed and continuously changing data. Since both the monitored event and the condition part of the trigger may be continuous in nature, we introduce the concept of metatriggers to coordinate the detection of events and the evaluation of conditions. 1

Goce Trajcevski; Peter Scheuermann; Oliviu Ghica; Annika Hinze Agnes

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Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and  

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

Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation & Energy Efficiency (GC-71) Daniel Cohen, Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, & Energy Efficiency 202-586-9523 daniel.cohen@hq.doe.gov Catherine Goshe, Attorney-Adviser 202-586-7053 Preeti Chaudhari, Attorney-Adviser 202-586-8078 Tina Ro, Attorney-Adviser 202-287-5975 Steve Duarte, Attorney-Adviser 202-586-2951 Dorothy Hamid, Legislative Librarian 202-586-2886 Cece Williams, Paralegal 202-586-2902 Francine Pinto, Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Appliance Standards 202-586-7432 Eric Stas, Attorney-Adviser 202-586-5827 Michael Kido, Attorney-Adviser

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List of Legislation and Campaigns Leveraging ENERGY STAR | ENERGY...  

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

List of Legislation and Campaigns Leveraging ENERGY STAR Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings...

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Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory Policy Actions: October 2008 to May 2010 Jump to:...

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State Solar Energy Legislation of 1976: A Revievv of Statutes' ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. NBSIR 77-1297 State Solar Energy Legislation of 1976: A Revievv of Statutes' Relating to Buildings Robert M. Eisenhard ...

2008-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Regulation of Mercury and Fine Particulate Emissions Legislation and Regulations. Regulation of Mercury and Fine Particulate Emissions The EPA is currently developing regulations...

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Hydrogen Pipeline Discussion  

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

praxair.com praxair.com Copyright © 2003, Praxair Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Hydrogen Pipeline Discussion BY Robert Zawierucha, Kang Xu and Gary Koeppel PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY CENTER TONAWANDA, NEW YORK DOE Hydrogen Pipeline Workshop Augusta, GA August 2005 2 Introduction Regulatory and technical groups that impact hydrogen and hydrogen systems ASME, DOE, DOT etc, Compressed Gas Association activities ASTM TG G1.06.08 Hydrogen pipelines and CGA-5.6 Selected experience and guidance Summary and recommendations 3 CGA Publications Pertinent to Hydrogen G-5: Hydrogen G-5.3: Commodity Specification for Hydrogen G-5.4: Standard for Hydrogen Piping at Consumer Locations G-5.5: Hydrogen Vent Systems G-5.6: Hydrogen Pipeline Systems (IGC Doc 121/04/E) G-5.7: Carbon Monoxide and Syngas

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Discussion of Process Issues  

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

Study and Study and Criteria for Designation of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors March 29, 2006 Discussion of Process Issues David Meyer Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability US Department of Energy 2 Two Basic, Interdependent Issues Geographic Scope of National Corridors Appropriate Timing for Designation of a National Corridor Interdependent because route becomes more predictable as a proposed project is refined 3 New Term: Electric Transmission Constraint Area "Constraint Area" would refer to a problem in the transmission infrastructure Usually would not have a precise locus or boundaries By designating a Constraint Area, DOE could flag an important problem - and remain agnostic about how to solve it 4 Relationship of Constraint Areas

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Natural Gas: Major Legislative and Regulatory Actions (1935 - 2008)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This special report Web-based product presents a chronology of some of the key Federal legislative and regulatory actions that have helped shape the natural gas market, with particular emphasis on policy directives from 1978 to October 2008. Separate reports provide brief descriptions of specific legislation, regulations, or policies, and their impacts on the natural gas market.

Information Center

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LEGISLATING HARMONY: LABOUR LAW REFORM IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Political Science University of Michigan and Baohua Dong East China University of Politics and Law Shanghai://www.finance.people.com/cn/GB/1045/4473404.html>. #12;3 rice bowl" of the Maoist Era to more flexible and efficient "contract labour labour legislation. While the 1994 legislation was a premeditated move to "smash" the iron rice bowl

Edwards, Paul N.

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EIA - Smart Grid Legislative and Regulatory Policies and Case Studies  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Full report (4.0 mb) Full report (4.0 mb) Attachment A - U.S. State legislative and regulatory policies (2.0 mb) Attachment B - U.S. smart grid case studies (1.6 mb) Attachment C - International smart grid activities (0.6 mb) Maps below summarize smart grid legislation & regulation: U.S. smart meter penetration by State, 2010. Advanced metering legislation & regulation. Advanced metering legislation & regulation. Smart Grid Legislative and Regulatory Policies and Case Studies Release date: December 12, 2011 In recent years, a number of U.S. states have adopted or are considering smart grid related laws, regulations, and voluntary or mandatory requirements. At the same time, the number of smart grid pilot projects has been increasing rapidly. Recent activity includes the deployment of smart

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025 - Legislation and  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Legislation and Regulations Legislation and Regulations Annual Energy Outlook 2005 Introduction Because analyses by the EIA are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in this AEO2005 generally are based on Federal and State laws and regulations in effect on or before October 31, 2004. The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation, regulations, and standards—or of sections of legislation that have been enacted but that require funds or implementing regulations that have not been provided or specified—are not reflected in the projections. Examples of Federal and State legislation incorporated in the projections include the following: The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA90), which include new standards for motor gasoline and diesel fuel and for heavy-duty vehicle emissions

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Legislative Findings: Least-Cost Energy Sources (Nebraska) | Department of  

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

Legislative Findings: Least-Cost Energy Sources (Nebraska) Legislative Findings: Least-Cost Energy Sources (Nebraska) Legislative Findings: Least-Cost Energy Sources (Nebraska) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Nebraska Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Nebraska Public Power District

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Discussion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Switzerland, and a Ph.D. degree in statistics from the Pennsylvania State ... This simple state space model has the inter- ... mortality and growth in biomass. Also ...

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Discussion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Distribution Automation. ... lvrt, optimization (device, site, system,… ), EPC, Simulation, ... Issues – What are the gaps in terms of devices, systems, ...

2012-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Energy Policy Act of 2003 Energy Policy Act of 2003 Legislation and Regulations. The Energy Policy Act of 2003 The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6.EH, The Energy Policy Act of 2003 (EPACT03), on April 11, 2003. The Senate passed H.R. 6.EAS (the same bill it had passed in 2002) on July 31, 2003. A Conference Committee was convened to resolve differences between the two bills, and a conference report was approved and issued on November 17, 2003 [31]. The House approved the conference report on November 18, 2003, but a Senate vote on cloture failed, and further action has been delayed at least until January 2004. Consistent with the approach adopted in the AEO to include only Federal and State laws and regulations in effect, the various provisions of EPACT03 are not represented in the AEO2004 projections. This discussion focuses on selected provisions of the current version of EPACT03 that have, in EIA’s estimation, significant potential to affect energy consumption and supply at the national level. Proposed provisions in the following areas are addressed:

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Software architecture challenges in evolvable systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Today it is a well known fact that majority of our communication and computing applications are encapsulated in software. The majority of systems evolve with basic requirements toward system stability. When we add to the system some new properties, or ... Keywords: evolvable systems, software architecture, system modeling

Darko Huljenic

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory Policy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory Policy Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory Policy Actions: October 2008 to May 2010 Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Demand Response & Smart Grid - State Legislative and Regulatory Policy Actions: October 2008 to May 2010 Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, - Utility Topics: Socio-Economic Website: www.demandresponsesmartgrid.org/Resources/Documents/State%20Policy%20S Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/demand-response-smart-grid-state-legi Language: English Policies: Regulations Regulations: Enabling Legislation This report reviews the implementation of utility efficiency programs in the United States at both the state and federal levels. In addition, the updated report catalogues regulatory commission action, independent of

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India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Jump to: navigation, search Name India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Agency/Company /Organization Government of India Sector Land Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis Country India UN Region South-Eastern Asia References India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife[1] Overview "Category Name Water Pollution Air Pollution Environment Protection Coastal Regulation Zone Delegation of Powers Eco-marks Scheme Eco-sensitive Zone Environmental Clearance - General Environmental Labs Environmental Standards Hazardous Substances Management Loss Of Ecology Noise Pollution Ozone Layer Depletion Water Pollution 2-T Oil Public Liability Insurance

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Introduction Introduction Legislation and Regulations. Introduction Because analyses by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) are required to be policy-neutral, the projections in this Annual Energy Outlook 2004 (AEO2004) are based on Federal and State laws and regulations in effect on September 1, 2003. The potential impacts of pending or proposed legislation, regulations, and standards—or of sections of legislation that have been enacted but that require funds or implementing regulations that have not been provided or specified—are not reflected in the projections. Examples of Federal and State legislation incorporated in the projections include the following: The Energy Policy Conservation Act of 1975 The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987

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Information extraction to facilitate translation of natural language legislation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There is a large body of existing legislation and policies that govern how government organizations and corporations can share information. Since these rules are generally expressed in natural language, it is difficult and ...

Wang, Samuel (Samuel Siyue)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder behavior and legislative influence: A case study of recreational water rights in Colorado  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Colorado water law is based on 150 years of legal, constitutional, and administrative precedent. Much of this precedent encourages traditional consumptive uses of water and impedes non-consumptive uses. Throughout Colorado’s history, the water law system has evolved to include new codified uses of water. This paper analyzes the behavior of stakeholder groups that drove legislative changes in the Colorado General Assembly in the most recent example of this evolution—the inclusion of non-consumptive recreational in-channel water rights as a codified use of water. Using a qualitative case study research method, this study finds that collaboration among formerly disenfranchised stakeholders explains their legislative success despite the lesser degree of influence these groups have over water rights in Colorado. © 2008 Western Social Science Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Groups of policy actors influence the policy process significantly and can take the form of interrelated actors in policy communities (Kingdon, 2003), or coalitions of stakeholders within and outside government (Sabatier & Jenkins-Smith, 1993). These groups use internal coordinated action to promote their preferred versions of policy change. This paper analyzes the role that groups played in the process of policy change in the case of recreational water

Deserai Anderson Crow

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atomic Energy Act and Related Legislation. Environmental Guidance Program Reference Book: Revision 6  

SciTech Connect

This report presents information related to the Atomic Energy Act and related legislation. Sections are presented pertaining to legislative history and statutes, implementing regulations, and updates.

Not Available

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolvability and speed of evolutionary algorithms in light of recent developments in biology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Biological and artificial evolutionary systems exhibit varying degrees of evolvability and different rates of evolution. Such quantities can be affected by various factors. Here, we review some evolutionary mechanisms and discuss new developments in ...

Ting Hu; Wolfgang Banzhaf

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

evolving residential electricity tariffs Judy Lai, Nicholasevolving residential electricity tariffs Judy Lai – Seniortariffs and explanation of baseline Until the middle of 2001, PG&E employed a two-tiered pricing structure for residential electricity

Lai, Judy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolve: tool support for architecture evolution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Incremental change is intrinsic to both the initial development and subsequent evolution of large complex software systems. Evolve is a graphical design tool that captures this incremental change in the definition of software architecture. It ... Keywords: software architecture evolution

Andrew McVeigh; Jeff Kramer; Jeff Magee

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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software maintenance in Distributed, EVOLVing Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Distributed applications in evolving environments are typically difficult to maintain. Currently, human intervention is needed to maintain the application and adapt it to its changed environment. We need to: deploy application software on the added devices (buses), replace application software on the changed devices (e.g. to support the new advertisement display), and remove application software when no longer useful (e.g. because it requires an advertisement display which is removed). When the distributed environment becomes too large, or changes too often, manual software maintenance is no longer a feasible option. Automation is required. This paper reports on our ongoing work on dEVOLVe, a new OSGi based middleware platform which will automate some software maintenance tasks in ’distributed evolving environments’. dEVOLVe will detect changes in the distributed environment and will adapt the application accordingly. This way, the user is free from software maintenance tasks caused by the environment evolution.

Bart Elen; Sam Michiels; Wouter Joosen; Pierre Verbaeten; Bart Elen; Sam Michiels; Wouter Joosen; Pierre Verbaeten

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discussions@TMS -- Webinar Discussion: Materials Science and ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

BACKGROUNDER for Discussing the Webinar: Materials Science and Policy for Environmentally Benign Electronics This posting provides background ...

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Legislation: H.B. 5524 (Michigan) | Department of Energy  

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

Legislation: H.B. 5524 (Michigan) Legislation: H.B. 5524 (Michigan) Legislation: H.B. 5524 (Michigan) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Michigan Program Type Generating Facility Rate-Making Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals This bill was part of a package of energy bills that enacted regulatory

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How to find sponsors & supporters for energy codes legislation  

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

FIND SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS FIND SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS FOR ENERGY CODES LEGISLATION PRESENTED BY JIM O"REILLY NORTHEAST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PARTNERSHIPS TO DOE ENERGY CODES 2011 SALT LAKE CITY, UT July 27, 2011 NORTHEAST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PARTNERSHIPS "Accelerating Energy Efficiency" 1 MISSION Accelerate the efficient use of energy in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions APPROACH Overcome barriers to efficiency through Collaboration, Education & Advocacy VISION Transform the way we think about and use energy in the world around us. OUR OBJECTIVES  Provide you with some general points about how to identify and gain support from state legislators on building energy codes related bills  Relate an example from practical experiences of

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Nuclear regulatory legislation, 104th Congress, Volume 1, No. 4  

SciTech Connect

This document is the first of two volumes compiling statutes and material pertaining to nuclear regulatory legislation through the 104th Congress, 2nd Session. It is intended for use as a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) internal resource document. Legislative information reproduced in this document includes portions of the Atomic Energy Act, Energy Reorganization Act, Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act, and Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Other information included in this volume pertains to NRC user fees, NRC authorizations, the Inspector General Act, and the Administrative Procedure Act.

NONE

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enact legislation supporting residential property assessed clean energy financing (PACE)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Congress should enact legislation that supports residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) programs in the nation’s states and metropolitan areas. Such legislation should require the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to purchase residential mortgages with PACE assessments while at the same time providing responsible underwriting standards and a set of benchmarks for residential PACE assessments in order to minimize financial risks to mortgage holders. Congressional support of residential PACE financing will improve energy efficiency, encourage job creation, and foster economic growth in the nation’s state and metropolitan areas.

Saha, Devashree

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrids in the Evolving Electricity Generation and Delivery Infrastructure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

N ATIONAL L ABORATORY Microgrids in the Evolving Electricityopportunity employer. Microgrids in the Evolving Electricityembedded with the load in microgrids. Development and decay

Marnay, Chris; Venkataramanan, Giri

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compilation of selected non-nuclear energy legislation. [19 items  

SciTech Connect

Nineteen legislative actions dealing with non-nuclear energy are collected here. Section A, Organic Legislation Directly Related to ERDA includes: Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, Public Law 93-438; Federal Non-nuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-577; Solar Heating and Cooling Demonstration Act of 1974, Public Law 93-409; Geothermal Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1974, Public Law 94-410; Solar Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1974, Public Law 94-473; and Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1976, Public Law 94-413. Section B, ERDA Authorizing Legislation, includes: Energy Research and Development Administration Appropriation Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1976, Public Law 94-187. Section C, ERDA Appropriation Legislation, includes; Second Supplemental Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 1975, Public Law 94-32; Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1976, Public Law 94-41; Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 1976, Public Law 94-165; Public Works for Water and Power Development and Energy Research Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 1976, Public Law 94-180; Second Supplemental Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1976, Public Law 94-303; Public Works for Water and Power Development and Energy Research Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 1977, Public Law 94-355; Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 1977, Public Law 94-373; and Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1977, Public Law 94-473. Section D, Related Energy Legislation, includes: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Public Law 93-275; Energy Supply and Environmental Coordination Act of 1974, Public Law 93-319; Energy Policy and Conservation Act, Public Law 94-163; and Energy Conservation and Production Act, Public Law 94-385.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Evolving Leadership Path of Visual Analytics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is a requested book chapter for an internationally authored book on visual analytics and related fields, coordianted by a UK university and to be published by Springer in 2012. This chapter is an overview of the leadship strategies that PNNL's Jim Thomas and other stakeholders used to establish visual analytics as a field, and how those strategies may evolve in the future.

Kluse, Michael; Peurrung, Anthony J.; Gracio, Deborah K.

2012-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Free Energy Code Online Discussion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Free Energy Code Online Discussion for Building Department Personnel Join us for this FREE 90: Online - Log-in will be sent with your registration confirmation Cost: Free Questions? Contact Wendy

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Mathematical link of evolving aging and complexity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Aging is a fundamental aspect of living systems that undergo a progressive deterioration of physiological function with age and an increase of vulnerability to disease and death. Living systems, known as complex systems, require complexity in interactions among molecules, cells, organs, and individuals or regulatory mechanisms to perform a variety of activities for survival. On this basis, aging can be understood in terms of a progressive loss of complexity with age; this suggests that complexity in living systems would evolve with age. In general, aging dynamics is mathematically depicted by a survival function, which monotonically changes from 1 to 0 with age. It would be then useful to find an adequate survival function to link aging dynamics and complexity evolution. Here we describe a flexible survival function, which is derived from the stretched exponential function by adopting an age-dependent exponent. We note that the exponent is associated with evolving complexity, i.e., a fractal-like scaling in c...

Weon, Byung Mook

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating possible cap and trade legislation on cellulosic feedstock availability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An integrated, socioeconomic biogeophysical model is used to analyze the interactions of cap-and-trade legislation and the Renewable Fuels Standard. Five alternative policy scenarios were considered with the purpose of identifying policies that act in a synergistic manner to reduce carbon emissions, increase economic returns to agriculture, and adequately meet ethanol mandates. We conclude that climate and energy policies can best be implemented together by offering carbon offset payments to conservation tillage, herbaceous grasses for biomass, and by constraining crop residue removal for ethanol feedstocks to carbon neutral level. When comparing this scenario to the Baseline scenario, the agricultural sector realizes an economic benefit of US$156 billion by 2030 and emissions are reduced by 135 Tg C-equivalent (Eq) yr 1. Results also indicate that geographic location of cellulosic feedstocks could shift significantly depending on the final policies implemented in cap and trade legislation. Placement of cellulosic ethanol facilities should consider these possible shifts when determining site location.

Hellwinckel, Chad [Agricultural Policy Analysis Center, University of Tennessee; de la Torre Ugarte, Daniel [University of Tennessee; Perlack, Robert D [ORNL; West, T. O. [University of Maryland

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar energy legislation in the 95th Congress  

SciTech Connect

The 95th Congress is notable for a large body of solar legislation, whose highlights are: loans and tax credits for residential and commercial solar installations; grants to schools and hospitals for solar installations; installation of solar heating and cooling systems in Federal buildings; $98 million for Federal procurement of photovoltaic equipment; $470.2 million in appropriations to DOE for solar in FY79; solar demonstrations in military, agricultural, and foreign-service applications; establishment of the Energy Extension Service; and energy assistance to developing countries. Most of the legislators who demonstrated strong support for solar energy in the 95th Congress were returned for the 96th, and the Solar Coalition can be expected to renew its vigorous efforts to promote solar legislation. Major issues that will probably receive increased attention in this Congress include low-interest loans through a Solar Energy Development Bank, consumer protection, the maintenance of competition within the industry, and the elimination of institutional barriers to solar commercialization. If congressional interest continues to develop as rapidly as it did in the 95th, solar energy's potential contribution to national energy needs may be greatly enhanced. 2 tables.

Dawkins, L.; Troutman, G.

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discussions | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Discussions Discussions Home > Community Filter Search Author Enter a comma separated list of user names. Tags My groups True False Apply GrandpasKnob Wind technology roadmap Posted: 13 Aug 2013 - 12:58 by GrandpasKnob I think it would be valuable for DOE to consider the creation of a wind technology roadmap as part of their new vision. In the semiconductor industry, Moore's Law became a self-fulfilling prophecy due to that industry's creation and adherence to a roadmap (see http://www.itrs.net/). A similar shared vision of the wind-energy future could spur the cross-industry cooperation needed to drive increases in penetration. Group: DOE Wind Vision Community Rmckeel New page curation tool Posted: 7 May 2013 - 08:16 by Rmckeel There are some new page curation options that may benefit the folks at ISU

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RECs Workshop Panelist Discussion Questions  

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Challenges Challenges Panel #1: Discussion Panel on REC Markets, Prices, Trading, and Liquidity Moderator, Karlynn Cory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Brent Beerley, IBERDROLA - Marketer Perspective Carrie Cullen-Hitt, Constellation NewEnergy - Retailer Perspective Carrie Plemons, PPM Energy - Generator Perspective John Pappas, PG&E - Purchaser Perspective Jim Scarrow, Chadbourne & Parke - Financier Perspective * Where do RECs have the greatest value today? What factors drive differences in value? Do you expect this to change over time? * How important are prospective REC revenue streams to project finance decisions? How certain are these revenue streams? What are the key market risks? How can REC revenues play a greater role in project finance? What governmental actions, at the state or federal

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Nuclear regulatory legislation, 102d Congress. Volume 2, No. 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document is a compilation of nuclear regulatory legislation and other relevant material through the 102d Congress, 2d Session. This compilation has been prepared for use as a resource document, which the NRC intends to update at the end of every Congress. The contents of NUREG-0980 include The Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended; Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978; Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act; Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982; and NRC Authorization and Appropriations Acts. Other materials included are statutes and treaties on export licensing, nuclear non-proliferation, and environmental protection.

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1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Regulatory legislation: 103d Congress. Volume 2, No. 3  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document is a compilation of nuclear regulatory legislation and other relevant material through the 103d Congress, 2d Session. This compilation has been prepared for use as a resource document, which the NRC intends to update at the end of every Congress. The contents of NUREG-0980 include the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended; Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978; Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act; Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982; and NRC Authorization and Appropriations Acts. Other materials included are statutes and treaties on export licensing, nuclear non-proliferation, and environmental protection.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear regulatory legislation: 102d Congress. Volume 1, No. 2  

SciTech Connect

This document is a compilation of nuclear regulatory legislation and other relevant material through the 102d Congress, 2d Session. This compilation has been prepared for use as a resource document, which the NRC intends to update at the end of every Congress. The contents of NUREG-0980 include: The Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended; Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978; Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act; Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982; and NRC Authorization and Appropriations Acts. Other materials included are statutes and treaties on export licensing, nuclear non-proliferation, and environmental protection.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Regulatory legislation: 103d Congress. Volume 1, No. 3  

SciTech Connect

This document is a compilation of nuclear regulatory legislation and other relevant material through the 103d Congress, 2d Session. This compilation has been prepared for use as a resource document, which the NRC intends to update at the end of every Congress. The contents of NUREG-0980 include the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended; Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978; Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act; Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982; and NRC Authorization and Appropriations Acts. Other materials included are statutes and treaties on export licensing, nuclear non-proliferation, and environmental protection.

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating possible cap and trade legislation on cellulosic feedstock availability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An integrated, socioeconomic biogeophysical model is used to analyze the interactions of cap-and-trade legislation and the Renewable Fuels Standard. Five alternative policy scenarios were considered with the purpose of identifying policies that act in a synergistic manner to reduce carbon emissions, increase economic returns to agriculture, and adequately meet ethanol mandates.We conclude that climate and energy policies can best be implemented together by offering carbon offset payments to conservation tillage, herbaceous grasses for biomass, and by constraining crop residue removal for ethanol feedstocks to carbon neutral level.

Hellwinckel, C.M.; West, Tristram O.; De La Torre Ugarte, D. G.; Perlack, Robert D.

2010-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

110

Microgrids in the Evolving Electricity Generation and DeliveryInfrastructure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The legacy paradigm for electricity service in most of the electrified world today is based on the centralized generation-transmission-distribution infrastructure that evolved under a regulated environment. More recently, a quest for effective economic investments, responsive markets, and sensitivity to the availability of resources, has led to various degrees of deregulation and unbundling of services. In this context, a new paradigm is emerging wherein electricity generation is intimately embedded with the load in microgrids. Development and decay of the familiar macrogrid is discussed. Three salient features of microgrids are examined to suggest that cohabitation of micro and macro grids is desirable, and that overall energy efficiency can be increased, while power is delivered to loads at appropriate levels of quality.

Marnay, Chris; Venkataramanan, Giri

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California renewable energy policy and implementation issues: An overview of recent regulatory and legislative action  

SciTech Connect

This paper has three primary goals: (1) to provide a brief account of recent events in California renewables policy; (2) to outline the California State Legislature`s ultimate decision on renewable energy policy; and (3) to aid other states in their efforts with renewables policy by summarizing some of the key implementation issues and political conflicts that may occur when crafting some of the potential threats and opportunities that electricity restructuring presents to the development of renewable energy. We then outline the renewables policy debate in California since the California Public Utility Commission`s ``Blue Book``, including both regulatory and legislative developments. We also provide some insight into the minimum renewables purchase requirement (MRPR) versus surcharge-based renewables policy debate in California. Finally, we identify and discuss key renewables policy implementation issues that have driven the dialogue and recent decisions in California`s renewables policy.

Wiser, R.; Pickle, S.; Goldman, C.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

European legislation in the United Kingdom: a threat to coal-fired power station product utilization?  

SciTech Connect

The author considers that the European Union has not taken the approach adopted in the USA where environmental regulators are keen to promote the use of coal-fired power station ash by-product and recycled materials. The United Kingdom has seen, with some dismay, the effects EU legislation is having on the ash industry. This article outlines only some of the problems being tackled. The Waste Framework Directive is difficult to interpret and fails to define critical aspects of the problem. This directive is discussed at some length in the article. A total of nine directives effect the operation of coal-fired power plant. Many are imprecise and open to interpretation and cause a deal of frustration, delays and confusion to the ash supplier and contractor. This is causing markets to suffer.

Sear, K.A. [Quality Ash Association (United Kingdom)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

California Low Emission Vehicle Program and Carbon Standard for Light-Duty Vehicles California Low Emission Vehicle Program and Carbon Standard for Light-Duty Vehicles Legislation and Regulations. California Low Emission Vehicle Program The Low Emission Vehicle Program (LEVP) was originally passed into legislation in 1990 in the State of California. It began as the implementation of a voluntary opt-in pilot program under the purview of CAAA90, which included a provision that other States could “opt in” to the California program to achieve lower emissions levels than would otherwise be achieved through CAAA90. The 1990 LEVP was an emissions-based policy, setting sales mandates for three categories of vehicles: low-emission vehicles (LEVs), ultra-low-emission vehicles (ULEVs), and zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). The mandate required that ZEVs make up 2 percent of new vehicle sales in California by 1998, 5 percent by 2001, and 10 percent by 2003. At that time, the only vehicles certified as ZEVs by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were battery-powered electric vehicles [1].

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Assessing potential future environmental legislative, regulatory, and judicial events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes a methodology to proactively and methodically assess future potential environmental legislative, regulatory, and judicial events. This is an important endeavor because new, revised, and reauthorized legislation, proposed and final regulations, and outcomes of judicial proceedings have the potential to impose new actions, directions, and costs of many organizations in the United States (related to capital investments, operating approaches, and research and development) and to affect the quality of life. The electric power industry is particularly impacted by environmental regulatory events (the term `regulatory` is used to cover all the types of legal events listed above), as the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity affects air and water quality, require disposal of solid, hazardous, and radioactive wastes, and at times, impacts wetlands and endangered species. Numerous potential regulatory events, such as the reauthorization of the Clean Water Act and new regulations associated with global climate change, can greatly affect the power industry. Organizations poised to respond proactively to such events will improve their competitive positions, reduce their costs in the long-term, and improve their public images.

Tonn, B.; Schweitzer, M.; Godfrey, G. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Wagner, C. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville (United States); MacGregor, D.G. [MacGregor-Bates, Inc. (United States)

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Hackberry Decision Hackberry Decision Legislation and Regulations. The Hackberry Decision In December 2002, the FERC terminated open access requirements for new onshore LNG terminals in the United States, placing them on an equal footing with offshore terminals regulated under provisions of the Maritime Security Act of 2002. The FERC ruling, which granted preliminary approval to the proposed Dynergy/Sempra LNG terminal in Hackberry, Louisiana, is referred to as the Hackberry Decision. It authorized Hackberry LNG (now Cameron LNG) to provide services to its affiliates under rates and terms mutually agreed upon (i.e., market-based), rather than under regulated cost-of-service rates, and exempted the company from having to provide open access service. In essence, from a regulatory perspective, LNG import facilities will be treated as supply sources rather than as part of the transportation chain.

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

New Source Review New Source Review Legislation and Regulations. New Source Review On August 27, 2003, the EPA issued a final rule defining certain power plant and industrial facility activities as “routine maintenance, repair and replacement,” which are not subject to new source review (NSR) under CAAA90. As stated by the EPA, “these changes provide a category of equipment replacement activities that are not subject to Major NSR requirements under the routine maintenance, repair and replacement (RMRR) exclusion” [28]. Essentially this means that power plants and industrial facilities engaging in RMRR activities will not be required to obtain State or EPA approval for those activities and will not have to install the “best available” emissions control technologies that might be required if NSR were triggered.

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

State Air Emission Regulations State Air Emission Regulations Legislation and Regulations. State Air Emission Regulations Several States, primarily in the Northeast, have recently enacted air emission regulations that will affect the electricity generation sector. The regulations are intended to improve air quality in the States and assist them in complying with the revised 1997 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone and fine particulates. The affected States include Connecticut, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon. The regulations govern emissions of NOx, sulfur dioxide (SO2), carbon dioxide (CO2), and mercury from power plants. Table 2 shows emissions of NOx, SO2, and CO2 by electricity generators in the eight States and in the rest of the country. Comparable data on mercury emissions by State are not available.

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Baseload coal investment decisions under uncertain carbon legislation  

SciTech Connect

More than 50% of electricity in the U.S. is generated by coal. The U.S. has large coal resources, the cheapest fuel in most areas. Coal fired power plants are likely to continue to provide much of U.S. electricity. However, the type of power plant that should be built is unclear. Technology can reduce pollutant discharges and capture and sequester the CO{sub 2} from coal-fired generation. The U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005 provides incentives for large scale commercial deployment of Integrated Coal Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) systems (e.g., loan guarantees and project tax credits). This analysis examines whether a new coal plant should be pulverized coal (PC) or IGCC. Do stricter emissions standards (PM, SO{sub 2}, NOx, Hg) justify the higher costs of IGCC over PC? How does potential future carbon legislation affect the decision to add carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology? Finally, can the impact of uncertain carbon legislation be minimized? We find that SO{sub 2}, NOx, PM, and Hg emission standards would have to be far more stringent than twice current standards to justify the increased costs of the IGCC system. A CO{sub 2} tax less than $29/ton would lead companies to continuing to choose PC, paying the tax for emitted CO{sub 2}. The earlier a decision-maker believes the carbon tax will be imposed and the higher the tax, the more likely companies will choose IGCC with CCS. Having government announce the date and level of a carbon tax would promote more sensible decisions, but government would have to use a tax or subsidy to induce companies to choose the technology that is best for society. 14 refs., 6 figs., 4 tabs.

Joule A. Bergerson; Lester B. Lave [University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Canada)

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The evolution of money laundering| A descriptive analysis of agency response and legislation.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? During the years 1984 to 1990, the U.S. government has been fighting a war on drugs and financial proceeds utilizing specific legislation enacted in… (more)

Reilly, Tammi A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Disabled legislators : disability and Irish colonial pathology in James Joyce's Ulysses.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Why are there so many disabled characters in James Joyce's Ulysses? "Disabled Legislators" seeks to answer this question by exploring the variety and depth of… (more)

Cormier, Andre.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste Confidence Discussion | Department of Energy  

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

Waste Confidence Discussion Waste Confidence Discussion Long-Term Waste Confidence Update. Waste Confidence Discussion More Documents & Publications Status Update: Extended Storage...

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Green In Silico Project - Evolving Scientific Research out of...  

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Green In Silico Project - Evolving Scientific Research out of the Lab into the Data Center - Environmental Benefits and Challenges of Scientific Computing Speaker(s): Peter James...

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Modeling Fragility in Rapidly Evolving Disaster Response Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Multi-Organizational Disaster Response Systems." Pittsburgh,in Rapidly Evolving Disaster Response Systems Louise K.capacity in an actual disaster response system to determine

Comfort, Louise K.; Ko, Kilkon; Zagorecki, Adam

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UPDATE ON NUCLEAR PLANS AND CARBON LEGISLATION 1 Misc points re climate policies --Energy Security,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with No PolicyCoal Retrofit New CCS Gas Nuclear Hydro Wind Solar Oil Demand Reduction Biomass Coal Gas Wind Portfolio Solar Biomass Hydro CCS Retrofit Biomass Hydro Apr. 30, 2010 #12;UPDATE ON NUCLEAR PLANS AND CARBON LEGISLATION NAM's Analysis of Climate Legislation (House passed version) "U.S. jobs decline by 1

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Residential customers in California's Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) territory have seen several electricity rate structure changes in the past decade. This poster: examines the history of the residential pricing structure and key milestones; summarizes and analyzes the usage between 2006 and 2009 for different baseline/climate areas; discusses the residential electricity Smart Meter roll out; and compares sample bills for customers in two climates under the current pricing structure and also the future time of use (TOU) structure.

Lai, Judy; DeForest, Nicholas; Kiliccote, Sila; Stadler, Michael; Marnay, Chris; Donadee, Jon

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks Legislation and Regulations. Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks The regulation of fuel economy for new light vehicles was established through the enactment of the Energy Policy Conservation Act of 1975. The regulation of light truck fuel economy was implemented in model year 1979. Increases in light truck CAFE standards continued to be made through the 1980s and 1990s, reaching 20.7 miles per gallon for model year 1996. Thereafter, Congress prohibited any further increases in fuel economy standards. Congress lifted the prohibition on new CAFE standards on December 18, 2001. On April 1, 2003, NHTSA published a final rule for increasing CAFE standards for light trucks (all pickup trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles with gross vehicle weight rating less than 8,500 pounds). The new CAFE standard requires that the light trucks sold by a manufacturer have a minimum average fuel economy of 21.0 miles per gallon for model year 2005, 21.6 miles per gallon for model year 2006, and 22.2 miles per gallon for model year 2007. The new light truck CAFE standards are incorporated

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Market, Legislation Make Wind an Attractive Investment in Texas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This brochure, part of the SEP Stellar Projects series, covers development of wind energy in Texas due to favorable legislation and public policy and favorable market forces. Those odd shaped structures popping up out in West Texas aren't funny looking oil rigs and they're not genetically altered cotton plants. They're wind turbines, an old technology with a 21st century update. Once too expensive for commercial production, the addition of computers to wind turbines and the rise in fossil fuel prices has brought the cost of wind-generated electricity in line with other power sources. A push by the 1999 Legislature to restructure the retail electric power market put in place rules that encourage wind generation. One rule requires Texas utilities to get an additional 2,000 megawatts of their power from renewable resources such as wind and solar power by 2009. Rules easing the cost of transmitting electricity from remote areas also aid the development of wind farms in West Texas.

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2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Evolvable network architectures: what can we learn from biology?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There is significant research interest recently to understand the evolution of the current Internet, as well as to design clean-slate Future Internet architectures. Clearly, even when network architectures are designed from scratch, they have to evolve ... Keywords: evolu- tionary kernels, evolvability, internet, modularity, punctuated equilibria, robustness

Constantine Dovrolis; J. Todd Streelman

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Using Mutation Analysis to Evolve Subdomains for Random Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Random testing is inexpensive, but it can also be inefficient. We apply mutation analysis to evolve efficient sub domains for the input parameters of eight benchmark programs that are frequently used in testing research. The evolved sub domains can be ... Keywords: mutation testing input distribution test case generation search based evolution strategy

Matthew Patrick, Rob Alexander, Manuel Oriol, John A. Clark

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Energy Outlook with Projections to 2025- Legislation and Regulations  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Extension of Deep Shelf Royalty Relief to Existing Leases Extension of Deep Shelf Royalty Relief to Existing Leases Legislation and Regulations. Extension of Deep Shelf Royalty Relief to Existing Leases The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the U.S. Department of the Interior [4] in March 2003 proposed a new rule that would extend to existing leases the same royalty relief that currently is provided for newly acquired leases, for natural gas production from wells drilled to deep vertical depth (below the “mudline”) in the Outer Continental Shelf. Since March 2001, the MMS has provided royalty relief for production from wells drilled to 15,000 feet total vertical depth in newly acquired leases in the shallow waters (less than 200 meters of water depth) of the shelf. Royalty payments to the Federal Government are suspended for the first 20 billion cubic feet of such “deep shelf” production from wells beginning production within the first 5 years of a lease. The purpose of the new rule is to encourage more exploration in the deep shelf play [5], which has significant potential but presents substantial technical difficulties. Of the 10.5 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered resources in the deep shelf (as estimated by the MMS), about 6.3 trillion cubic feet is under existing leases. The proposed new rule would have granted relief for wells drilled after March 26, 2003. Leases currently eligible for royalty relief under the old rule may substitute the deep gas incentive of the new rule.

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Overview of U.S. Legislation and Regulations Affecting Offshore ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

exploration and production in offshore regions of the United States. It discusses the role and importance of these areas as well as the competing interests ...

132

Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Residential customers in California's Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) territory have seen several electricity rate structure changes in the past decade. A relatively simple two-tiered pricing system (charges by usage under/over baseline for the home's climate zone) was replaced in the summer of 2001 by a more complicated five-tiered system (usage below baseline and up to 30percent, 100percent, 200percent, and 300percent+ over baseline). In 2009, PG&E began the process of upgrading its residential customers to Smart Meters and laying the groundwork for time of use pricing, due to start in 2011. This paper examines the history of the tiered pricing system, discusses the problems the utility encountered with its Smart Meter roll out, and evaluates the proposed dynamic pricing incentive structures. Scenario analyses of example PG&E customer bills will also be presented. What would these residential customers pay if they were still operating under a tiered structure, and/or if they participated in peak hour reductions?

Lai, Judy; DeForest, Nicholas; Kiliccote, Sila; Stadler, Michael; Marnay, Chris; Donadee, Jon

2011-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Transporting US oil imports: The impact of oil spill legislation on the tanker market  

SciTech Connect

The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 ( OPA'') and an even more problematic array of State pollution laws have raised the cost, and risk, of carrying oil into and out of the US. This report, prepared under contract to the US Department of energy's Office of Domestic and International Policy, examines the impact of Federal and State oil spill legislation on the tanker market. It reviews the role of marine transportation in US oil supply, explores the OPA and State oil spill laws, studies reactions to OPA in the tanker and tank barge industries and in related industries such as insurance and ship finance, and finally, discusses the likely developments in the years ahead. US waterborne oil imports amounted to 6.5 million B/D in 1991, three-quarters of which was crude oil. Imports will rise by almost 3 million B/D by 2000 according to US Department of energy forecasts, with most of the crude oil growth after 1995. Tanker demand will grow even faster: most of the US imports and the increased traffic to other world consuming regions will be on long-haul trades. Both the number of US port calls by tankers and the volume of offshore lightering will grow. Every aspect of the tanker industry's behavior is affected by OPA and a variety of State pollution laws.

Rowland, P.J. (Rowland (P.) Associates (United States))

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge | Department of Energy  

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

Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge September 19, 2013 - 12:02pm Addthis Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What are the key facts? Protecting critical energy infrastructure -- which makes reliable electricity transmission and robust national security possible -- is a top priority for the Energy Department. This week, the Energy Department announced more than $30 million in awards to cutting-edge energy sector stakeholders in seven states across the country. This funding will drive the development of new technologies that will help utilities and the oil and gas sectors further strengthen

135

Diversity in evolving systems : scaling and dynamics of genealogical trees  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Diversity is a fundamental property of all evolving systems. This thesis examines spatial and temporal patterns of diversity. The systems I will study consist of a population of individuals, each with a potentially unique ...

Rauch, Erik, 1974-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge | Department of Energy  

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

Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge September 19, 2013 - 12:02pm Addthis Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What are the key facts? Protecting critical energy infrastructure -- which makes reliable electricity transmission and robust national security possible -- is a top priority for the Energy Department. This week, the Energy Department announced more than $30 million in awards to cutting-edge energy sector stakeholders in seven states across the country. This funding will drive the development of new technologies that will help utilities and the oil and gas sectors further strengthen

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Impacts of Comprehensive Climate Legislation on the U.S. Economy | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Impacts of Comprehensive Climate Legislation on the U.S. Economy Impacts of Comprehensive Climate Legislation on the U.S. Economy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Impacts of Comprehensive Climate Legislation on the U.S. Economy Agency/Company /Organization: Johns Hopkins University and Center for Climate Strategies Sector: Energy Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.climatestrategies.us/ewebeditpro/items/O25F23463.PDF Country: United States UN Region: Northern America References: Impacts of Comprehensive Climate Legislation on the U.S. Economy[1] Summary "This Annex provides brief descriptions of the 23 super options that are the basis of this study. To provide some context on the selection of the

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National Conference of State Legislators Geothermal Project. Final report, February 1978-September 1982  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The activities of the National Conference of State Legislatures Geothermal Project in stimulating and assessing state legislative action to encourage the efficient development of geothermal resources, including the use of ground water heat pumps, are reviewed by state. (MHR)

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1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Compendium of federal and state radioactive materials transportation laws and regulations: Transportation Legislative Database (TLDB)  

SciTech Connect

The Transportation Legislative Database (TLDB) is an on-line information service containing detailed information on legislation and regulations regarding the transportation of radioactive materials in the United States. The system is dedicated to serving the legislative and regulatory information needs of the US Department of Energy and other federal agencies; state, tribal, and local governments; the hazardous materials transportation industry; and interested members of the general public. In addition to the on-line information service, quarterly and annual Legal Developments Reports are produced using information from the TLDB. These reports summarize important changes in federal and state legislation, regulations, administrative agency rulings, and judicial decisions over the reporting period. Information on significant legal developments at the tribal and local levels is also included on an as-available basis. Battelle's Office of Transportation Systems and Planning (OTSP) will also perform customized searches of the TLDB and produce formatted printouts in response to specific information requests.

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1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production  

SciTech Connect

Over the last five years, the U.S Congress has voted on several pieces of legislation intended to sharply reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Given that climate change is a world public bad, standard economic logic would predict that the United States would ?free ride? and wait for other nations to reduce their emissions. Within the Congress, there are clear patterns to who votes in favor of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. This paper presents a political economy analysis of the determinants of ?pro-green? votes on such legislation. Conservatives consistently vote against such legislation. Controlling for a Representative’s ideology, representatives from richer districts and districts with a lower per-capita carbon dioxide footprint are more likely to vote in favor of climate change mitigation legislation. Representatives from districts where industrial emissions represent a larger share of greenhouse gas emissions are more likely to vote no.

Cragg, Michael; Zhou, Yuyu; Gurney, Kevin R.; Kahn, Matthew

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From Legislation to Implementation: An Evaluation of the Instructional Facilities Allotment Policy  

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The purpose of this study was to advance our understanding of the original legislative intents of the Instructional Facilities Allotment (IFA) and to evaluate the IFA policy in achieving its goals. The study seeks to identify the original legislative intents of the bill that led to the creation of this program. The study also describes the evolution of the program from the passing of the bill through inception of the program to gauge whether the policy satisfied those intents since its inception. Interviews were conducted with state-level officials, leaders, and legislators, as well as those affiliated with the litigation that led to the drafting of this legislation. These interviews were conducted to identify the original legislative intents of the bill that led to the formation of the policy. More specifically, this study sought to address the following questions: 1) What is the social political history of school finance in Texas in context with which the Instructional Facilities Allotment (IFA) policy was developed? 2) What were the legislative intents of the IFA? 3) Were the legislative intents achieved? A mixed method approach, employing both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, was used in this study to evaluate the IFA policy. The data analysis yielded two over-arching themes from the interview responses relating to the research question “what were the original legislative intents of the IFA?” A policy that was both legally defensible and politically responsible were two emerging themes identified in this study. Legislators aimed to keep the state out of court or have a policy that would be considered constitutional should facilities funding be challenged again through litigation. In addition, there was a desire among legislators to act in a manner that satisfied both their moral responsibility and political obligation. While the themes are two separate ideas, the analysis seems to support that one was possibly dependent on the other. The theme of politically responsible seems to be in response to, or in conjunction with, the notion that the primary motivator was to introduce a facilities funding program that was ultimately legally defensible. Furthermore, responses and data collected in regards to the third research question illustrated how both legislative intents seemed to be achieved initially, but the efforts deteriorated over time leading to a decline in it continuing to meet the intents.

Core, Brandon Heath

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Discussion Page | OpenEI Community  

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Discussion Page Discussion Page Home > Groups > Energy Datapalooza Community Ianjkalin's picture Submitted by Ianjkalin(84) Contributor 2 October, 2012 - 11:54 Thank you for participating in Energy Datapalooza. Please feel free to use this site to: 1. Post a blog 2. Conduct your own poll 3. Ask a question to the community 4. Start a discussion 5. Post a document or presentation Groups: Energy Datapalooza Community Login to post comments Latest discussions Rmckeel 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas Posted: 19 Apr 2013 - 13:44 by Rmckeel 1 comment(s) Ianjkalin Discussion Page Posted: 2 Oct 2012 - 11:54 by Ianjkalin Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Latest discussion comments Dbrodt Another idea Posted: 22 May 2013 - 08:23 by: Dbrodt Recent content 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas

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Japanese Computing Center Discusses Potential Collaborations...  

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expertise." Among the areas for collaboration, Sato discussed both petascale and exascale computing, areas in which both Berkeley Lab and CCS has research programs. To better...

144

STATE OF NEW MEXICO Report of the Legislative Finance Committee  

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for Chris Caplice's ses- sion on fuel surcharges. In front of this audience, he discussed different common types of fuel sur- charge programs in the United States today? Fuel surcharge (FSC) programs the carrier some sort of fuel surcharge. If the price of fuel falls below this peg rate, the carrier has

Smirnov, Sergei N.

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Panel Discussion | OpenEI Community  

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86 86 Varnish cache server Home Groups Community Central Green Button Applications Developer Utility Rate FRED: FRee Energy Database More Public Groups Private Groups Features Groups Blog posts Content Stream Documents Discussions Polls Q & A Events Notices My stuff Energy blogs 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142234786 Varnish cache server Panel Discussion Home Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 10 October, 2012 - 09:02 GRR Workshop at GRC GRC GRR Panel Discussion workshop Last week, Tuesday (10/2), we held an all-day workshop at the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, NV. The workshop included presentations on the project background and history, status updates, analysis summary and future directions. The day ended with a panel discussion, with members including

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Impact of recent energy legislation on the aluminum industry  

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This report examines the aluminum industry's technology in energy use and emissions control. Data on consumption and pollution levels are presented. A history of the aluminum industry in the Pacific Northwest, its role in providing power reserves, and how that role fits into the present power situation are given. The Northwest Power Act, the rates the industry will probably pay as a result of the Act, the implications of those rates to the industry, as well as the availability of federal power to the industry are discussed. Finally, the Act's effects on the relative competitiveness of the industry in both domestic and world markets are examined.

Edelson, E.; Emery, J.G.; Hopp, W.J.; Kretz, A.L.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

The path forward: Monte Carlo Convergence discussion  

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This is a summary of 'the path forward' discussion session of the NuInt09 workshop which focused on Monte Carlo event generators. The main questions raised as part of this discussion are: how to make Monte Carlo generators more reliable and how important it is to work on a universal Monte Carlo generator of events? In this contribution, several experts in the field summarize their views, as presented at the workshop.

Andreopoulos, Costas [Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, STFC Oxfordshire OX11 0QX (United Kingdom); Gallagher, Hugh [Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (United States); Hayato, Yoshinari [Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo Higashi-Mozumi 456, Kamioka-cho, Hida-city Gifu 506-1205 (Japan); Sobczyk, Jan T. [Institute of Theoretical Physics, Wroclaw, University Poland (Poland); Walter, Chris [Department of Physics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 (United States); Zeller, Sam [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM (United States)

2009-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

148

DOE to Send Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation to Congress | Department of  

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April 4, 2006 - 10:03am April 4, 2006 - 10:03am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced that on Wednesday, April 5, he will send to the U.S. Congress a legislative proposal to enhance the nation's ability to manage and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. Submission of this legislation fulfills a commitment contained in President Bush's Fiscal Year 2007 budget. "We need to ensure a strong and diversified energy mix to fuel our nation's economy, and nuclear power is an important component of that mix," Secretary Bodman said. "In order to expand our nuclear generating capacity, we need a safe, permanent, geologic repository for spent nuclear fuel at Yucca Mountain. This proposed legislation will help provide

149

Directed evolution: an evolving and enabling synthetic biology tool  

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Directed evolution: an evolving and enabling synthetic biology tool Ryan E Cobb1 , Tong Si1 systems has heretofore rendered rational design prohibitively difficult. As a result, directed evolution large libraries of variants. This review highlights the most recent advances in the use of directed

Zhao, Huimin

150

A review of procedures to evolve quantum algorithms  

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There exist quantum algorithms that are more efficient than their classical counterparts; such algorithms were invented by Shor in 1994 and then Grover in 1996. A lack of invention since Grover's algorithm has been commonly attributed to the non-intuitive ... Keywords: Evolutionary algorithms, Evolving quantum algorithms, Genetic algorithms, Genetic programming, Quantum algorithms, Quantum computing

Adrian Gepp; Phil Stocks

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

HTTP: An Evolvable Narrow Waist for the Future Internet  

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personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission. HTTP: An Evolvable Narrow Waist for the Future Internet

Lucian Popa; Patrick Wendell; Ali Ghodsi; Ion Stoica

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Knowledge mapping for rapidly evolving domains: A design science approach  

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Knowledge mapping can provide comprehensive depictions of rapidly evolving scientific domains. Taking the design science approach, we developed a Web-based knowledge mapping system (i.e., Nano Mapper) that provides interactive search and analysis on ... Keywords: Design science, Information systems, Knowledge mapping

Yan Dang; Yulei Zhang; Paul Jen-Hwa Hu; Susan A. Brown; Hsinchun Chen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Extracting chatbot knowledge from online discussion forums  

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This paper presents a novel approach for extracting high-quality ?thread-title, reply? pairs as chat knowledge from online discussion forums so as to efficiently support the construction of a chatbot for a certain domain. Given a forum, the ...

Jizhou Huang; Ming Zhou; Dan Yang

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

MAE 124/ESYS 103 Discussion: Week 5  

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response.] 3. Issues for discussion: important areas of environmental impact: (CO2, air quality, CFCs, natural resources to build and operate) regulatory risks: (Kyoto Protocol enforcement; improved CAFE standards; gas rationing or higher gas taxes/prices) potential improvements: 1. use lifecycle assessment

Gille, Sarah T.

155

Report: Human Capital Discussion and Observations  

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Human Capital Discussion, Human Capital Discussion, Observations, and Recommendations August 24, 2006 Submitted by: Mr. A. James Barnes and Mr. Dennis Ferrigno Background: During the March 23-24, 2006 EMAB Public Meeting, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management (EM-1), James Rispoli, asked the EMAB members to pursue a review of EM Human Capital issues. Although the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) is also conducting a review of this topic - the results of which will be available in October 2007 - Mr. Rispoli instructed EMAB to identify areas that need improvement and make recommendations to begin bettering the program now. EMAB focused specifically on the areas of: Morale/Workplace Census Planning/Accountability Training/Certification

156

e-government legislation meets the poverty threshold: issues for the economically disadvantaged  

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E-government has promised to deliver government services faster and with greater efficiency and transparency, reduce costs, engage the public as government partners, and serve as a democratizing agent. But rather than leverage e-government to examine ... Keywords: civil rights, disadvantaged populations, e-government, legislation, marginalization, poverty, privacy

Susan Copeland Wilson

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

AN EMERGING CLASS OF BRIGHT, FAST-EVOLVING SUPERNOVAE WITH LOW-MASS EJECTA  

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A recent analysis of supernova (SN) 2002bj revealed that it was an apparently unique type Ib SN. It showed a high peak luminosity, with absolute magnitude M{sub R} {approx} -18.5, but an extremely fast-evolving light curve. It had a rise time of <7 days followed by a decline of 0.25 mag day{sup -1} in B band and showed evidence for very low mass of ejecta (<0.15 M{sub sun}). Here we discuss two additional historical events, SN 1885A and SN 1939B, showing similarly fast light curves and low ejected masses. We discuss the low mass of ejecta inferred from our analysis of the SN 1885A remnant in M31 and present for the first time the spectrum of SN 1939B. The old environments of both SN 1885A (in the bulge of M31) and SN 1939B (in an elliptical galaxy with no traces of star formation activity) strongly support old white dwarf (WD) progenitors for these SNe. We find no clear evidence for helium in the spectrum of SN 1939B, as might be expected from a helium-shell detonation on a WD, suggested to be the origin of SN 2002bj. Finally, the discovery of all the observed fast-evolving SNe in nearby galaxies suggests that the rate of these peculiar SNe is at least 1%-2% of all SNe.

Perets, Hagai B. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Badenes, Carles; Arcavi, Iair; Gal-yam, Avishay [Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics, Faculty of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100 (Israel); Simon, Joshua D., E-mail: hperets@cfa.harvard.edu [Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 (United States)

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential | Open  

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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 » Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential Abstract The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (GBCGE) is conducting site-specific and regional geothermal research both in direct collaboration with industry (typically site-specific) and independently (typically regional exploration), communicating findings with public and industrial partners. These studies are research-oriented and are developing new tools

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Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential | Open  

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source 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 History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential Details Activities (16) Areas (9) Regions (0) Abstract: The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (GBCGE) is conducting site-specific and regional geothermal research both in direct collaboration with industry (typically site-specific) and independently (typically regional exploration), communicating findings with public and industrial partners. These studies are research-oriented and are developing

160

A Tutorial on Time-Evolving Dynamical Bayesian Inference  

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We present a tutorial for Bayesian inference of time-evolving coupled systems in the presence of noise. It includes the necessary theoretical description and the algorithms for its implementation. For general programming purposes, a pseudocode description is given. Examples based on coupled phase and limit-cycle oscillators illustrate the most important features. Codes written in MatLab for the method and the examples accompany the tutorial.

Stankovski, Tomislav; McClintock, Peter V E; Stefanovska, Aneta

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Tutorial on Time-Evolving Dynamical Bayesian Inference  

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We present a tutorial for Bayesian inference of time-evolving coupled systems in the presence of noise. It includes the necessary theoretical description and the algorithms for its implementation. For general programming purposes, a pseudocode description is given. Examples based on coupled phase and limit-cycle oscillators illustrate the most important features. Codes written in MatLab for the method and the examples accompany the tutorial.

Tomislav Stankovski; Andrea Duggento; Peter V. E. McClintock; Aneta Stefanovska

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

162

Evolving a New Feature for a Working Program  

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A genetic programming system is created. A first fitness function f1 is used to evolve a program that implements a first feature. Then the fitness function is switched to a second function f2, which is used to evolve a program that implements a second feature while still maintaining the first feature. The median number of generations G1 and G2 needed to evolve programs that work as defined by f1 and f2 are measured. The behavior of G1 and G2 are observed as the difficulty of the problem is increased. In these systems, the density D1 of programs that work (for fitness function f1) is measured in the general population of programs. The relationship G1~1/sqrt(D1) is observed to approximately hold. Also, the density D2 of programs that work (for fitness function f2) is measured in the general population of programs. The relationship G2~1/sqrt(D2) is observed to approximately hold.

Stimpson, Mike

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Macroeconomic impacts of clean coal technologies and acid rain legislation: A comparative analysis  

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In 1987, the National Association of Manufacturers published a study documenting the negative macroeconomic impacts that could occur if proposed acid rain legislation were passed (NAM 1987). These negative impacts would result from the substantially higher electricity rates that would be needed to finance conventional pollution-control retrofits. The US Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy (DOE/FE) wanted to evaluate the macroeconomic impacts of nonregulatory approaches to reduce the emissions of acid rain precursors. DOE/FE therefore directed Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) to determine the potential for clean coal technologies (CCTs) to satisfy future electric load growth and achieve greater long-term reductions in emissions at a lower cost than could be achieved through a legislative mandate. This study documents the macroeconomic impacts of CCT deployment without acid rain legislation and compares these results with the corresponding impacts of using conventional technologies and meeting mandatory emission reductions. The Argonne Utility Simulation (ARGUS) model was used to determine the least-cost solution and incremental levelized system costs* over the period 1995-2030 for three scenarios: (1) a baseline scenario, in which no acid rain controls are mandated and no CCTs are deployed; (2) an acid rain (AR) scenario, in which legislation (S. 1894, 100th Congress) is mandated but no CCTs are deployed; and (3) a CCT scenario, in which maximum CCT deployment (specifically, integrated gasification combined-cycle or IGCC technology in repowering and new or greenfield'' applications) occurs but no acid rain legislation is mandated. The Data Resources Inc. (DRI) annual macroeconomic model (which was extended from 2010 to 2030) was used to compute the macroeconomic impacts of the AR and CCT scenarios. 2 refs., 28 figs.

Edwards, B.K.; South, D.W.; Veselka, T.D. (Argonne National Lab., IL (USA). Environmental Assessment and Information Sciences Div.); Gault, N.J. (DRI/McGraw-Hill Energy Service, Lexington, MA (USA))

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Discussion of EIA-411 Data Files  

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Discussion of Data Files Discussion of Data Files Release Date: December 22, 2011 Next Release Date: November 2012 Historical data are shown with the inclusion of the 'old' regional entity names and that information is contained in file marked with the year 2004 or earlier. For the latest reporting, starting in 2005, the current year data are shown in the last row(s) of each file and those data are shown aligned with the updated regional entity names. Each file contains information on the three power grids and/or associated NERC regions. Any revisions to the data will be done within this same format. Data for all historical years are final. Projections for various data elements represent estimates made by industry for reliability planning purposes during the year referenced by the base-year notation found in the table. For data collected on a seasonal basis, summer is defined to cover the period June through September and winter covers December through February. The winter period does overlap the contiguous ending and starting dates for calendar years.

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Accelerating Cleanup: Focus on 2006. Discussion draft  

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This executive summary addresses the activities associated with the National Transuranic (TRU) Program managed by the Carlsbad Area Office (CAO). The CAO programmatically reports to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management and receives administrative support through the Albuquerque Operations Office. The mission of the Carlsbad Area Office (CAO) is to protect human health and the environment by opening and operating the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant for site disposal of TRU waste and by establishing an effective system for management of TRU waste from generation to disposal. It includes personnel assigned to the CAO, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site operations, and other activities associated with the National TRU Program. The CAO develops and directs implementation of the program, while the DOE Headquarters establishes policy and guidelines. The CAO assesses compliance with the program guidance, as well as the commonality of activities and assumptions among all the sites. Since the development of the February 28, 1997, database used to develop this Discussion Draft, the opening of the WIPP facility for receipt of Contact Handled waste has been delayed from November 1997 to May 1998. This slippage is significant enough to require a change in the milestones and volumes included in the documents to be reviewed by our stakeholders. Changes have been incorporated into this Discussion Draft and its supporting Project Baseline Summaries (PBSs).

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1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Gravity Effects on Information Filtering and Network Evolving  

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In this Letter, based on the gravity principle of classical physics, we propose a tunable gravity-based model, which considers tag usage pattern to weigh both the mass and distance of network nodes. We then apply this model in solving the problems of information filtering and network evolving. Experimental results on two real-world data sets, Del.icio.us and MovieLens, show that it can not only enhance the algorithmic performance, but also can better characterize the properties of real networks. This work may shed some light on the in-depth understanding the gravity effect

Liu, Jin-Hu; Yang, Chengcheng; Chen, Lingjiao; Liu, Chuang; Wang, Xueqi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Simulations of embodied evolving semiosis: Emergent semantics in artificial environments  

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As we enter this amazing new world of artificial and virtual systems and environments in the context of human communities, we are interested in the development of systems and environments which have the capacity to grow and evolve their own meanings in the context of this community of interaction. In this paper the authors analyze the necessary conditions to achieve systems and environments with these properties: (1) a coupled interaction between a system and its environment; (2) an environment with sufficient initial richness and structure to allow for; (3) embodied emergent classification of that environment system coupling; and (4) which is subject to pragmatic selection.

Rocha, L.M.; Joslyn, C.

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

The Future of Steam: A Preliminary Discussion  

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Steam production represents a significant proportion of today's industrial energy demand. But the evolution of process technologies, as well as turbulence in energy markets, suggests that steam's role may be subject to change in the next decade. Questions as to the ways those changes will manifest are addressed by this paper. Specifically, the text presents an outline of parameters that (in the authors' opinions) will ultimately shape the dimensions of industrial steam use in the next 10 to 20 years. Technical, business, institutional, and labor developments are the forces in question. This paper provides a systematic review of these forces, and suggests how they may influence industrial asset purchasing decisions. The coming decade will witness opportunities for maintaining and growing steam markets, but there are also reasons to believe that steam will be supplanted by alternative technologies in certain industries and applications. Combined heat and power applications are the wildcard in this formula, since they may facilitate the replacement of some traditional steam applications. But at the same time, CHP may ensure that steam indirectly serves industry by powering generators that serve newer electric applications. The trends discussed in this paper suggest the components for an industrial steam policy agenda.

Russell, C.; Harrell, G.; Moore, J.; French, S.

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE to Send Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation to Congress | Department of  

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March 6, 2007 - 10:28am March 6, 2007 - 10:28am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced today he will send to the U.S. Congress a legislative proposal to enhance the nation's ability to manage and dispose of commercial spent nuclear fuel and Defense high-level radioactive waste. "This legislative proposal reflects the Administration's strong commitment to advancing the development of the Yucca Mountain repository, while seeking to provide stability, clarity and predictability in moving the project forward," Secretary Bodman said. "Nuclear power is a clean, reliable domestic source of energy that currently represents approximately 20 percent of the nation's energy supply. The Yucca Mountain repository is critical to the nation's current and future energy and national security

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Renewable Energy Project Financing: Impacts of the Financial Crisis and Federal Legislation  

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930 930 July 2009 Renewable Energy Project Financing: Impacts of the Financial Crisis and Federal Legislation Paul Schwabe, Karlynn Cory, and James Newcomb National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-44930 July 2009 Renewable Energy Project Financing: Impacts of the Financial Crisis and Federal Legislation Paul Schwabe, Karlynn Cory, and James Newcomb Prepared under Task No. SAO7.9B30 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Solar PV Project Financing: Regulatory and Legislative Challenges for Third-Party PPA System Owners (Revised)  

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23 23 Revised February 2010 Solar PV Project Financing: Regulatory and Legislative Challenges for Third-Party PPA System Owners Katharine Kollins Duke University Bethany Speer and Karlynn Cory National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-46723 Revised February 2010 Solar PV Project Financing: Regulatory and Legislative Challenges for Third-Party PPA System Owners Katharine Kollins Duke University Bethany Speer and Karlynn Cory

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Renewable Energy Project Financing: Impacts of the Financial Crisis and Federal Legislation  

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Extraordinary financial market conditions have disrupted the flows of equity and debt investment into U.S. renewable energy (RE) projects since the fourth quarter of 2008. The pace and structure of renewable energy project finance has been reshaped by a combination of forces, including the financial crisis, global economic recession, and major changes in federal legislation affecting renewable energy finance. This report explores the impacts of these key market events on renewable energy project financing and development.

Schwabe, P.; Cory, K.; Newcomb, J.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Researchers Directly Observe Oxygen Signature in the Oxygen-evolving  

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Researchers Directly Observe Oxygen Signature in the Researchers Directly Observe Oxygen Signature in the Oxygen-evolving Complex of Photosynthesis Arguably the most important chemical reaction on earth is the photosynthetic splitting of water to molecular oxygen by the Mn-containing oxygen-evolving complex (Mn-OEC) in the protein known as photosystem II (PSII). It is this reaction which has, over the course of some 3.8 billion years, gradually filled our atmosphere with O2 and consequently enabled and sustained the evolution of complex aerobic life. Coupled to the reduction of carbon dioxide, biological photosynthesis contributes foodstuffs for nutrition while recycling CO2 from the atmosphere and replacing it with O2. By utilizing sunlight to power these energy-requiring reactions, photosynthesis also serves as a model for addressing societal energy needs as we enter an era of diminishing fossil fuel resources and climate change. Understanding, at the molecular level, the dynamics and mechanisms behind photosynthesis is of fundamental importance and will prove critical to the future design of devices aimed at converting sunlight into electrochemical energy and transportable fuel.

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Transporting US oil imports: The impact of oil spill legislation on the tanker market. Draft final report  

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The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (``OPA``) and an even more problematic array of State pollution laws have raised the cost, and risk, of carrying oil into and out of the US. This report, prepared under contract to the US Department of energy`s Office of Domestic and International Policy, examines the impact of Federal and State oil spill legislation on the tanker market. It reviews the role of marine transportation in US oil supply, explores the OPA and State oil spill laws, studies reactions to OPA in the tanker and tank barge industries and in related industries such as insurance and ship finance, and finally, discusses the likely developments in the years ahead. US waterborne oil imports amounted to 6.5 million B/D in 1991, three-quarters of which was crude oil. Imports will rise by almost 3 million B/D by 2000 according to US Department of energy forecasts, with most of the crude oil growth after 1995. Tanker demand will grow even faster: most of the US imports and the increased traffic to other world consuming regions will be on long-haul trades. Both the number of US port calls by tankers and the volume of offshore lightering will grow. Every aspect of the tanker industry`s behavior is affected by OPA and a variety of State pollution laws.

Rowland, P.J. [Rowland (P.) Associates (United States)

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Carl Vinson and pre-war naval legislation 1932-1940  

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At the end of World War I, the United States Navy was in the midst of a building program designed to make it a "Navy Second to None." However, the post-war desire to avoid involvement in another international conflict led the United States to retreat from the aggressive naval policy of President Woodrow Wilson. America initiated and supported conferences which led to the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and the London Naval Treaty of 1930, both of which limited the maximum strength of the world's naval powers. In addition, throughout the 1920's and early 1930's the United States failed to build up to the levels allowed by the treaties, causing the Navy to slowly age toward obsolescence. This situation changed in the period from 1933 to 1940 as Congressman Carl Vinson of Georgia, chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, drafted and saw to the passage of legislation designed to once again provide the United States with a powerful navy as part of a strong national defense. Vinson obtained passage of naval construction legislation in 1934, 1937, 1938, and 1940, and supported the annual and supplemental appropriation acts which funded the newly authorized construction. In doing so, Vinson overcame opposition from pacifists and isolationists in Congress who feared America would be drawn into another European war. Vinson also had to persuade fiscal conservatives opposed to increasing the budget deficit that funding naval construction was in the nation's best interests. Additionally, Vinson obtained the often reluctant support of President Franklin Roosevelt to insure final approval of his legislation. This study examines Vinson's efforts to provide the Navy the ships with which it eventually fought World War II. it looks at committee hearings, House and Senate debates, and behind the scenes conferences between Vinson and officials of the Navy Department and Roosevelt Administration which helped decide the course of naval expansion. It shows that while many people contributed passing naval construction legislation, Carl Vinson was the driving force behind the expansion of the Navy. Without Vinson's pre-war legislation, the Navy could not have been prepared to effectively fight the Second World War.

Svonavec, Stephen Charles

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Decremental learning of evolving fuzzy inference systems: application to handwritten gesture recognition  

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This paper tackles the problem of incremental and decremental learning of an evolving and customizable fuzzy inference system for classification. We explain the interest of integrating a forgetting capacity in such an evolving system to improve its performances ... Keywords: concept drifts; forgetting, decremental learning, evolving fuzzy inference system, handwriting recognition, incremental learning, online classification, recursive least squares

Manuel Bouillon, Eric Anquetil, Abdullah Almaksour

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Cellulose hydrolysis in evolving substrate morphologies III: Timescale analysis  

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Hydrolysis Hydrolysis in Evolving Substrate Morphologies III: Time-Scale Analysis Wen Zhou, 1,2 Ying Xu, 1,2 Heinz-Bernd Schu š ttler 3 1 Computational Systems Biology Lab, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; telephone: 706-542-9779; fax: 706-542-9751; e-mail: xyn@bmb.uga.edu 2 BioEnergy Science Center (BESC), Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge, Tennessee 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; telephone: 706-542-3886; fax: 706-542-2492; e-mail: hbs@physast.uga.edu Received 11 December 2009; revision received 4 May 2010; accepted 10 May 2010 Published online 1 June 2010 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI 10.1002/bit.22814 ABSTRACT: We present a time-scale analysis for the enzy- matic hydrolysis of solid cellulosic substrates,

178

STAR HOPPERS: PLANET INSTABILITY AND CAPTURE IN EVOLVING BINARY SYSTEMS  

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Many planets are observed in stellar binary systems, and their frequency may be comparable to that of planetary systems around single stars. Binary stellar evolution in such systems influences the dynamical evolution of the resident planets. Here, we study the evolution of a single planet orbiting one star in an evolving binary system. We find that stellar evolution can trigger dynamical instabilities that drive planets into chaotic orbits. This instability leads to planet-star collisions, exchange of the planet between the binary stars ('star hoppers'), and ejection of the planet from the system. The means by which planets can be recaptured is similar to the pull-down capture mechanism for irregular solar system satellites. Because planets often suffer close encounters with the primary on the asymptotic giant branch, captures during a collision with the stellar envelope are also possible for more massive planets. Such capture could populate the habitable zone around white dwarfs.

Kratter, Kaitlin M.; Perets, Hagai B. [Institute for Theory and Computation, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Poplar: A Java Extension for Evolvable Component Integration  

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The Java programming language contains many features that aid component-based software development (CBSD), such as interfaces, visibility levels, and strong support for encapsulation. However, component evolution often causes so-called breaking changes, largely because of the rigidity of component interconnections in the form of explicit method calls and field accesses. We present a Java extension, Poplar, which we are currently developing. In Poplar, inter-component dependencies are expressed using declarative queries; concrete linking code, generated using a planning algorithm, replaces these at compile time. Poplar includes a minimal specification language based on typestate-like protocols and labels, and a lightweight effect system, which ensures the absence of unwanted interference between hand-written code and generated code. We give several examples of fully automatic component integration using Poplar, and demonstrate its potential to simplify object-oriented software development greatly through evolv...

Nyström-Persson, Johan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Final Summary Report: Em-Powering Coastal States and Utilities through Model Offshore Wind Legislation and Outreach  

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The final summary report summarizes the most significant findings from three project reports detailing: feed-in tariffs, model request for proposals for new generation, and model state offshore wind power legislation.

Jeremy Firestone; Dawn Kurtz Crompton

2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Chemistry and line emission from evolving Herbig Ae disks  

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Aims: To calculate chemistry and gas temperature of evolving protoplanetary disks with decreasing mass or dust settling, and to explore the sensitivity of gas-phase tracers. Methods: The density and dust temperature profiles for a range of models of flaring and self-shadowed disks around a typical Herbig Ae star are used together with 2-dimensional ultraviolet (UV) radiative transfer to calculate the chemistry and gas temperature. In each model the line profiles and intensities for the fine structure lines of [O I], [C II] and [C I] and the pure rotational lines of CO, CN, HCN and HCO+ are determined. Results: The chemistry shows a strong correlation with disk mass. Molecules that are easily dissociated, like HCN, require high densities and large extinctions before they can become abundant. The products of photodissociation, like CN and C2H, become abundant in models with lower masses. Dust settling mainly affects the gas temperature, and thus high temperature tracers like the O and C+ fine structure lines. The carbon chemistry is found to be very sensitive to the adopted PAH abundance. The line ratios CO/13CO, CO/HCO+ and [O I] 63 um/146 um can be used to distinguish between disks where dust growth and settling takes place, and disks that undergo overall mass loss.

B. Jonkheid; C. P. Dullemond; M. R. Hogerheijde; E. F. van Dishoeck

2006-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

182

QUANTIFYING THE EVOLVING MAGNETIC STRUCTURE OF ACTIVE REGIONS  

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The topical and controversial issue of parameterizing the magnetic structure of solar active regions has vital implications in the understanding of how these structures form, evolve, produce solar flares, and decay. This interdisciplinary and ill-constrained problem of quantifying complexity is addressed by using a two-dimensional wavelet transform modulus maxima (WTMM) method to study the multifractal properties of active region photospheric magnetic fields. The WTMM method provides an adaptive space-scale partition of a fractal distribution, from which one can extract the multifractal spectra. The use of a novel segmentation procedure allows us to remove the quiet Sun component and reliably study the evolution of active region multifractal parameters. It is shown that prior to the onset of solar flares, the magnetic field undergoes restructuring as Dirac-like features (with a Hoelder exponent, h = -1) coalesce to form step functions (where h = 0). The resulting configuration has a higher concentration of gradients along neutral line features. We propose that when sufficient flux is present in an active region for a period of time, it must be structured with a fractal dimension greater than 1.2, and a Hoelder exponent greater than -0.7, in order to produce M- and X-class flares. This result has immediate applications in the study of the underlying physics of active region evolution and space weather forecasting.

Conlon, Paul A.; McAteer, R.T. James; Gallagher, Peter T.; Fennell, Linda, E-mail: mcateer@nmsu.ed [School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2 (Ireland)

2010-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

183

Combustion chemistry and an evolving transportation fuel environment.  

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The world currently faces tremendous energy challenges stemming from the need to curb potentially catastrophic anthropogenic climate change. In addition, many nations, including the United States, recognize increasing political and economic risks associated with dependence on uncertain and limited energy sources. For these and other reasons the chemical composition of transportation fuels is changing, both through introduction of nontraditional fossil sources, such as oil sands-derived fuels in the US stream, and through broader exploration of biofuels. At the same time the need for clean and efficient combustion is leading engine research towards advanced low-temperature combustion strategies that are increasingly sensitive to this changing fuel chemistry, particularly in the areas of pollutant formation and autoignition. I will highlight the new demands that advanced engine technologies and evolving fuel composition place on investigations of fundamental reaction chemistry. I will focus on recent progress in measuring product formation in elementary reactions by tunable synchrotron photoionization, on the elucidation of pressure-dependent effects in the reactions of alkyl and substituted alkyl radicals with O{sub 2}, and on new combined efforts in fundamental combustion chemistry and engine performance studies of novel potential biofuels.

Taatjes, Craig A. (Org. 8353, Combustion Chemistry Department)

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Public participation at Fernald: FERMCO`s evolving role  

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In an effort to improve public involvement in the site restoration decision making process, the DOE has established site specific advisory boards, of which the Fernald Citizens Task Force is one. The Fernald Task Force is focused on making recommendations in four areas: (1) What should be the future use of the site? (2) Determinations of cleanup levels (how clean is clean?) (3) Where should the wastes be disposed of? (4) What should be the cleanup priorities? Because these questions are being asked very early in the decision-making process, the answers are necessarily qualified, and are based on a combination of preliminary data, assumptions, and professional judgment. The requirement to make progress in the absence of accurate data has necessitated FERMCO and the Task Force to employ an approach similar to sensitivity analysis, in which a range of possible data values are evaluated and the relative importance of the various factors is assessed. Because of its charter to provide recommendations of future site use, the Task Force has developed a sitewide perspective, compared to the more common operable unit specific focus of public participation under CERCLA. The relationship between FERMCO and the Task Force is evolving toward one of partnership with DOE in managing the obstacles and hidden opportunities for success. The Task Force likely will continue to participate in the Fernald project long after its initial recommendations have been made. DOE already has made the commitment that the process of public participation will extend into the Remedial Design phase. There is substantial reason for optimism that continuing the Task Force process through the design phase will assist in developing the appropriate balance of cost and engineered protectiveness.

Williams, J.B.; Fellman, R.W.; Brettschneider, D.J. [Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corp., Cincinnati, OH (United States)

1995-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

185

Nanostructured Cobalt Oxide Clusters in Mesoporous Silica as Efficient Oxygen-Evolving Catalysts  

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as Efficient Oxygen- Evolving Catalysts Feng Jiao and Heinzof efficient and robust catalysts for the chemicaltransformations. Catalysts need to exhibit turnover

Jiao, Feng

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11...  

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ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting As...

187

TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress...  

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TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss...

188

By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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1, 2011 1, 2011 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Room 6A245 Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: Regulatory Burden RFI Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on its Request for Information on reducing regulatory burden, 76 Fed. Reg. 6123 (Feb. 3, 2011). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

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By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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August 1, 2011 August 1, 2011 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Room 6A245 Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: EO 13563 Preliminary Plan Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on preliminary plan for retrospective analysis of existing rules, 76 Fed. Reg. 40646 (July 11, 2011). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

190

Bonneville Project Act, Federal Columbia River Transmission System Act and Other Related Legislation.  

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Legislative texts are provided for: Bonneville Project Act which authorizes the completion, maintenance, and operation of Bonneville project for navigation, and for other purposes; Federal Columbia River Transmission system Act which enables the Secretary of the Interior to provide for operation, maintenance, and continued construction of the Federal transmission system in the Pacific Northwest by use of the revenues of the Federal Columbia River Power System and the proceeds of revenue bonds, and for other purposes; public law 88--552 which guarantees electric consumers of the Pacific Northwest first call on electric energy generated at Federal hydroelectric plants in that regions and reciprocal priority, and for other purposes; and public law 78--329 which provides for the partial construction of the Hungary Horse Dam on the South Fork of the Flathead River in the state of Montana, and for other purposes

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1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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June 19, 2012 June 19, 2012 By E-Mail Daniel Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov Re: Regulatory Burden RFI Dear Mr. Cohen: The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on its Regulatory Burden RFI, 77 Fed. Reg. 28518 (May 15, 2012). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the

192

Interested in discussing the commercialization of the SPARK ...  

Interested in discussing the commercialization of the SPARK technologies? Please complete: Your Name _____

193

Ethanol Production, Distribution, and Use: Discussions on Key Issues (Presentation)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From production to the environment, presentation discusses issues surrounding ethanol as a transportation fuel.

Harrow, G.

2008-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

194

TGDC Meeting Preliminary Work Product for Discussion - 3/9 ...  

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... Preliminary Report & Discussion: NIST's Interim Conformance Clause and Glossary for the VVSG 1 (Lynne Rosenthal). ...

2010-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

195

A modified parallel optimization system for updating large-size time-evolving flow matrix  

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Flow matrices are widely used in many disciplines, but few methods can estimate them. This paper presents a knowledge-based system as capable of estimating and updating large-size time-evolving flow matrix. The system in this paper consists of two major ... Keywords: Data fusion, Parallel optimization, Time-evolving flow matrix

Ting Yu; Julien Ugon; Wei Yu

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Gibbsianness versus Non-Gibbsianness of time-evolved planar rotor models  

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We study the Gibbsian character of time-evolved planar rotor systems on Z^d, d at least 2, in the transient regime, evolving with stochastic dynamics and starting with an initial Gibbs measure. We model the system by interacting Brownian diffusions, moving on circles. We prove that for small times and arbitrary initial Gibbs measures \

A. C. D. van Enter; W. M. Ruszel

2007-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs , Nicholas DeForest o  

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Poster: Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Judy Lai o , Nicholas DeForest o-130% of baseline) Tier 1 (Baseline) Evaluation of evolving residential electricity tariffs Judy Lai o, Nicholas De sold to the residential sector. Tariffs are colour coded and generally are increasing both through time

198

LIDAR Wind Speed Measurements of Evolving Wind Fields  

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Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) systems are able to measure the speed of incoming wind before it interacts with a wind turbine rotor. These preview wind measurements can be used in feedforward control systems that are designed to reduce turbine loads. However, the degree to which such preview-based control techniques can reduce loads by reacting to turbulence depends on how accurately the incoming wind field can be measured. Past studies have assumed the validity of physicist G.I. Taylor's 1938 frozen turbulence hypothesis, which implies that turbulence remains unchanged as it advects downwind at the mean wind speed. With Taylor's hypothesis applied, the only source of wind speed measurement error is distortion caused by the LIDAR. This study introduces wind evolution, characterized by the longitudinal coherence of the wind, to LIDAR measurement simulations using the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) 5-megawatt turbine model to create a more realistic measurement model. A simple model of wind evolution was applied to a frozen wind field that was used in previous studies to investigate the effects of varying the intensity of wind evolution. LIDAR measurements were also evaluated using a large eddy simulation (LES) of a stable boundary layer that was provided by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The LIDAR measurement scenario investigated consists of a hub-mounted LIDAR that scans a circle of points upwind of the turbine in order to estimate the wind speed component in the mean wind direction. Different combinations of the preview distance that is located upwind of the rotor and the radius of the scan circle were analyzed. It was found that the dominant source of measurement error for short preview distances is the detection of transverse and vertical wind speeds from the line-of-sight LIDAR measurement. It was discovered in previous studies that, in the absence of wind evolution, the dominant source of error for large preview distances is the spatial averaging caused by the LIDAR's sampling volume. However, by introducing wind evolution, the dominant source of error for large preview distances was found to be the coherence loss caused by evolving turbulence. Different measurement geometries were compared using the bandwidth for which the measurement coherence remained above 0.5 and also the area under the measurement coherence curve. Results showed that, by increasing the intensity of wind evolution, the measurement coherence decreases. Using the coherence bandwidth metric, the optimal preview distance for a fixed-scan radius remained almost constant for low and moderate amounts of wind evolution. For the wind field with the simple wind evolution model introduced, the optimal preview distance for a scan radius of 75% blade span (47.25 meters) was found to be 80 meters. Using the LES wind field, the optimal preview distance was 65 meters. When comparing scan geometries using the area under the coherence curve, results showed that, as the intensity of wind evolution increases, the optimal preview distance decreases.

Simley, E.; Pao, L. Y.; Kelley, N.; Jonkman, B.; Frehlich, R.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Self-Evolving Atomistic Kinetic Monte Carlo (SEAKMC): Fundamentals and Applications  

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The fundamentals of the framework and the details of each component of the self-evolving atomistic kinetic Monte Carlo (SEAKMC) are presented. The strength of this new technique is the ability to simulate dynamic processes with atomistic fidelity that is comparable to molecular dynamics (MD) but on a much longer time scale. The observation that the dimer method preferentially finds the saddle point (SP) with the lowest energy is investigated and found to be true only for defects with high symmetry. In order to estimate the fidelity of dynamics and accuracy of the simulation time, a general criterion is proposed and applied to two representative problems. Applications of SEAKMC for investigating the diffusion of interstitials and vacancies in bcc iron are presented and compared directly with MD simulations, demonstrating that SEAKMC provides results that formerly could be obtained only through MD. The correlation factor for interstitial diffusion in the dumbbell configuration, which is extremely difficult to obtain using MD, is predicted using SEAKMC. The limitations of SEAKMC are also discussed. The paper presents a comprehensive picture of the SEAKMC method in both its unique predictive capabilities and technically important details.

Xu, Haixuan [ORNL; Osetskiy, Yury N [ORNL; Stoller, Roger E [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perceptions of State Legislators and Higher Education Administrators Regarding Governmental Relations Efforts By Land-Grant, Research-Extensive and Major University Systems  

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Public university systems and institutions actively engage in legislative relations efforts with elected representatives who comprise state legislative bodies. Historically, the primary impetus for fostering legislative relations was to leverage appropriations. Funding issues remain an important component of higher education's interactions with legislators, in addition to the higher education policy decisions emanating from state capitols. This dissertation examines perceptions of state legislators and higher education administrators regarding government relations efforts by land-grand, research-extensive and major university systems. By utilizing semi-structured interviews with select state legislators and university administrators, this study explores the current state of practices utilized in legislative relations and summarizes "best practices" administrators may use in their efforts to maximize their work in the legislative process as it relates to higher education. Interviewing state legislators and university administrators falls into a category referred to as elite interviews. Such interviews are considered specialized in that they involve influential or prominent individuals and require carefully thought out approaches to arranging, conducting and recording the interview meetings. Qualitative interviewing techniques were utilized to explore the realm of higher education?s government relations efforts. Three major implications emerged in this study. First, the practice of legislative relations by university systems is as much art as science. No approach guarantees success, and the measurement of success is relative to the cultural, historical, political, and economic environment of a particular state. Second, state legislators' strongly encourage higher education to take a holistic view and moving beyond the traditional approach of each system or institution working solely in its own best interest. A third implication is that the structural rigidity and level of coordination in a system's government relations operation are reflective of the extent a system's goals supersede those of individual member institutions.

Avery, Richard Owen

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

The role of calcium in the oxygen evolving center of photosystem II  

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The photosynthetic oxygen evolving complex (OEC) contains a cluster of four manganese atoms and requires both Ca and Cl for activity. Ca can be replaced by Sr with retention of activity. The role of Ca in the OEC has been investigated by performing Mn X-ray absorption experiments on Ca-depleted samples of photosystem II (PS II) and on PS II samples depleted of Ca and reconstituted by either Ca or Sr. Mn X-ray K-edge spectra exhibit no significant differences in oxidation state or symmetry between Ca- and Sr-reactivated preparations, but differences are observed in the extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS). The amplitude of a Fourier transform peak arising from scatterers at distances greater than 3 A is larger for samples reactivated with strontium relative to calcium. Curve-fitting analyses of the EXAFS data using FEFF 5-calculated parameters favor a model where both manganese and calcium (or strontium) scatterers contribute to the {approximately}3 {Angstrom} Fourier peak (Mn-Mn at 3.3{Angstrom} and Mn-Ca(Sr) at 3.4--3.5 {Angstrom}). Possible structural arrangements for a calcium binding site are discussed. Analysis of Mn K-edge spectra from Ca-depleted samples in the S{sub 1}, S{sub 2}, and S{sub 3} states shows an edge shift on the S{sub 1}-S{sub 2} transition, but no edge shift on the S{sub 2}-S{sub 3} transition, supporting a model where the oxidizing equivalent from the S{sub 2} to S{sub 3} transition is stored on a ligand or nearby protein residue rather than on the Mn cluster. Parallels between Ca-depleted and native samples are discussed.

Latimer, M.J.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Current California legislative and regulatory activity impacting geothermal hydrothermal commercialization: monitoring report No. 3. Report No. 1023  

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The current legislative activity covers the following: federal funds, state financial incentives, air quality bills, transmission line access, state energy agency reorganization, and state energy taxes. Current regulatory activities of the California Energy Commission, and the Lake County Air Pollution Control District are reviewed. (MHR)

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1980-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

203

NERSC Researcher John Shalf Discusses Low-Power Supercomputer  

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John Shalf Discusses Low-Power Supercomputer NERSC Researcher John Shalf Discusses Low-Power Supercomputer May 9, 2008 By Liz Tay Staff writer iTnews - for Australian Business...

204

Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss...  

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and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security Progress Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security...

205

Panel discussion on laboratory accelerator programs: present and future  

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The present SLAC accelerator program is summarized briefly, and the future of electron-positron colliders is discussed. Present activities discussed include the PEP storage ring, the SPEAR storage ring, the Linear Accelerator, and the SLAC Linear Collider (SLC) project. Future prospects include a larger scale linear collider. The stability requirements on acceleration are briefly discussed. (LEW)

Richter, B.

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

UNECE TIMBER COMMITTEE Market Discussions, 3-4 October 2006  

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's discussions · TC Market Statement · Market press release · Information to joint TC and European ForestryUNECE TIMBER COMMITTEE Market Discussions, 3-4 October 2006 Photo: NTC Photo: Stora Enso Photo: Stora Enso UNECE Timber Committee Market Discussions Theme: "China's influence on forest products

207

Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on  

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Summary Report - Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Summary Report - Discussion Meeting on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on

208

A Quantum Leap : Innovation in the Evolving Digital Library  

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It is an honor to give the Lazerow lecture tonight and to discuss digital library developments from the perspective of working at a national laboratory. Tonight I would like to consider what lies ahead given the evolution in scientific research, how that impacts the development of digital libraries, and finally, look at some of the challenges ahead of us. I'm particularly interested in giving this talk tonight because it provides an opportunity to talk to those of you who are students. You represent the next generation of professionals who will to confront some of the challenges I will outline tonight, as well as those of you who are the mentors and teachers of the next generation. The two roles are pivotal in terms of the challenges on the horizon. Most of you are familiar with the information literacy challenges we face as a nation. As the library director of a national laboratory's science library, I am also acutely aware that we also have a real problem with the lack of scientific literacy within the general population in this country and it has a corresponding impact on decision-making in a technological society. Those of us engaged in supporting scientific research, or just generally interested, should be concerned about this fact because science and technology are at the foundation of our success as a nation in the 20th Century. For our nation to continue to be successful in the 21st Century, we will need to improve on the state of scientific literacy.

Luce, R. E. (Richard E.)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar PV Project Financing: Regulatory and Legislative Challenges for Third-Party PPA System Owners  

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Residential and commercial end users of electricity who want to generate electricity using on-site solar photovoltaic (PV) systems face challenging initial and O&M costs. The third-party ownership power purchase agreement (PPA) finance model addresses these and other challenges. It allows developers to build and own PV systems on customers? properties and sell power back to customers. However, third-party electricity sales commonly face five regulatory challenges. The first three challenges involve legislative or regulatory definitions of electric utilities, power generation equipment, and providers of electric services. These definitions may compel third-party owners of solar PV systems to comply with regulations that may be cost prohibitive. Third-party owners face an additional challenge if they may not net meter, a practice that provides significant financial incentive to owning solar PV systems. Finally, municipalities and cooperatives worry about the regulatory implications of allowing an entity to sell electricity within their service territories. This paper summarizes these challenges, when they occur, and how they have been addressed in five states. This paper also presents alternative to the third-party ownership PPA finance model, including solar leases, contractual intermediaries, standardized contract language, federal investment tax credits, clean renewable energy bonds, and waived monopoly powers.

Kollins, K.; Speer, B.; Cory, K.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Wind analysis of an evolved Giant - FUSE and HST/STIS observations of an eclipsing Symbiotic Binary  

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A major outstanding problem in stellar astrophysics lies in understanding the wind generation mechanism by which evolved giants lose mass. Phase-resolved observations of eclipsing symbiotic binary systems, containing a mass-losing giant and a hot white dwarf, are ideal for studying the wind generation mechanisms in evolved stars. For such systems we use the orbital motion of the dwarf through the giant's wind to provide a pencil-beam view through the circumstellar gas. FUV observations can probe different layers of the wind in absorption, permitting the derivation of the velocity profile and providing valuable, spatially-resolved diagnostics of the cool wind. We present a series of FUSE and HST/STIS observations of two such systems and discuss our findings. The velocity profiles, and by implication, wind generation mechanisms for these giants are found to differ from those predicted by commonly used parametrisations. The phasing of our observations allow us to examine the density, temperature and velocity structure in the wind acceleration region, as well as the composition of the outflowing material.

Cian Crowley; Brian R. Espey; Stephan R. McCandliss

2004-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One -How the CERTS Microgrid Evolved  

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Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One -How the CERTS Microgrid Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One -How the CERTS Microgrid Evolved from Concept to Practice Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One -How the CERTS Microgrid Evolved from Concept to Practice Congress, concerned about the reliability of national electricity transmission, turned to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for guidance in the late 1990s. What started as a conversation about maximizing distributed generation to relieve stress on an overtaxed grid has evolved into on-the-ground applications. Proponents envision limitless industrial and commercial applications. Why Two Grids Can Be Better Than One -How the CERTS Microgrid Evolved from Concept to Practice More Documents & Publications Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting Presentations October 2011 -

212

Wine-grape production trends reflect evolving consumer demand over 30 years  

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t Wine-grape production trends reflect evolving consumerregions. We examine the major trends in the California wine-Wine Institute 2007). This trend was kick-started in large

Volpe, Richard J. III; Green, Richard; Heien, Dale; Howitt, Richard

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Active control of thermoacoustic instability in a model combustor with neuromorphic evolvable hardware  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Continuous Time Recurrent Neural Networks (CTRNNs) have previously been proposed as an enabling paradigm for evolving analog electrical circuits to serve as controllers for physical devices [6]. Currently underway is the design of a CTRNN-EH VLSI chips ...

John C. Gallagher; Saranyan Vigraham

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolvement of tsunami waves on the continental shelves with gentle slope in the China Seas  

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Potential tsunami generated in the Okinawa Trench or the Manila Trench may attack the southeast coast of China. The continental shelves with extremely gentle slope in the China Seas affect the evolvement of tsunami waves. In this paper

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215

Introduction & overview of “artificial life”—evolving intelligent agents for modeling & simulation  

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"Artificial Life," despite its biological analogy and the hyperbole that its name implies, is really a collection of methods for building discrete event simulations with evolving multiple agents. It consists mainly of representing parts of systems or ...

A. Martin Wildberger

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Universality in SRG-Evolved Potential Matrix Elements and T-Matrix Equivalence  

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We examine how the universality of two-nucleon interactions evolved using similarity renormalization group (SRG) transformations correlates with T-matrix equivalence, with the ultimate goal of gaining insight into universality for three-nucleon forces. With sufficient running of the SRG flow equations, the low-energy matrix elements of different realistic potentials evolve to a universal form. Because these potentials are fit to low-energy data, they are (approximately) phase equivalent only up to a certain energy, and we find universality in evolved potentials up to the corresponding momentum. More generally we find universality in local energy regions, reflecting a local decoupling by the SRG. The further requirements for universality in evolved potential matrix elements are explored using two simple alternative potentials. We see evidence that in addition to predicting the same observables, common long-range potentials (i.e., explicit pion physics) is required for universality in the potential matrix eleme...

Dainton, B; Perry, R J

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Evolving Relationship between Law, Offshoring of Professional Services, Intellectual Property, and International Organizations  

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This article covers four issues. First, it examines evolving international conventions to determine whether countries, especially developed countries, can take any steps to inhibit offshoring with the objective of protecting jobs in their respective ...

Amar Gupta; David A. Gantz; Devin Sreecharana; Jeremy Kreyling

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolving Multisensor Precipitation Estimation Methods: Their Impacts on Flow Prediction Using a Distributed Hydrologic Model  

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This study investigates evolving methodologies for radar and merged gauge–radar quantitative precipitation estimation (QPE) to determine their influence on the flow predictions of a distributed hydrologic model. These methods include the National ...

David Kitzmiller; Suzanne Van Cooten; Feng Ding; Kenneth Howard; Carrie Langston; Jian Zhang; Heather Moser; Yu Zhang; Jonathan J. Gourley; Dongsoo Kim; David Riley

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Public Policy and Ethical Issues Facing the Agricultural and Microbial Genomics Sectors of the Biotechnology Industry: A Roundtable Discussion  

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On September 12, 2003, the University of Maryland School of Law's Intellectual Property and Law & Health Care Programs jointly sponsored and convened a roundtable discussion on the future public policy and ethical issues that will likely face the agricultural and microbial genomics sectors of the biotechnology industry. As this industry has developed over the last two decades, societal concerns have moved from what were often local issues, e.g., the safety of laboratories where scientists conducted recombinant DNA research on transgenic microbes, animals and crops, to more global issues. These newer issues include intellectual property, international trade, risks of genetically engineered foods and microbes, bioterrorism, and marketing and labeling of new products sold worldwide. The fast paced nature of the biotechnology industry and its new developments often mean that legislators, regulators and society, in general, must play ''catch up'' in their efforts to understand the issues, the risks, and even the benefits, that may result from the industry's new ways of conducting research, new products, and novel methods of product marketing and distribution. The goal of the roundtable was to develop a short list of the most significant public policy and ethical issues that will emerge as a result of advances in these sectors of the biotechnology industry over the next five to six years. More concretely, by ''most significant'' the conveners meant the types of issues that would come to the attention of members of Congress or state legislators during this time frame and for which they would be better prepared if they had well researched and timely background information. A concomitant goal was to provide a set of focused issues for academic debate and scholarship so that policy makers, industry leaders and regulators would have the intellectual resources they need to better understand the issues and concerns at stake. The goal was not to provide answers to any of the issues or problems, simply to identify those topics that deserve our attention as a society. Some of the issues may benefit from legislation at the federal or state levels, others may be more appropriately addressed by the private sector. Participants at the roundtable included over a dozen experts in the areas of microbiology, intellectual property, agricultural biotechnology, microbial genomics, bioterrorism, economic development, biotechnology research, and bioethics. These experts came from federal and state government, industry and academia. The participants were asked to come to the roundtable with a written statement of the top three to five public policy/ ethical issues they viewed as most likely to be significant to the industry and to policy makers over the next several years.

Diane E. Hoffmann

2003-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

220

Evolving Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy model based on switching to neighboring models  

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In this paper, we propose a new online identification approach for evolving Takagi-Sugeno (TS) fuzzy models. Here, for a TS model, a certain number of models as neighboring models are defined and then the TS model switches to one of them at each stage ... Keywords: Evolving Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy model, Fuzzy inference systems, Load forecasting, Neighboring models, Split and merge, Sunspot number prediction

Ahmad Kalhor; Babak N. Araabi; Caro Lucas

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Professional Discussion Groups:informal Learning in a Third Space.  

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??In this ethnographic study, I explored two discussion groups and discovered Third Space elements such as cultural hybridity, counterscript, and sharing of experiences and resources… (more)

Jordan, Robert

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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US, UK, France Discuss Stockpile Stewardship, Arms Control and...  

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US, UK, France Discuss Stockpile Stewardship, Arms Control and Nonproliferation and Visit the Nevada National Security Site | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission...

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Summary Notes from 28 May 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion...  

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Summary Notes from 28 May 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Estimating Waste Inventory and Waste Tank Characterization Attendees: Representatives from Department of...

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Geothermal resources, present and future demand for power and legislation in the State of Wyoming. Public information series 1  

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Data on thermal springs and wells in Wyoming, exclusive of Yellowstone Park, are summarized. The presentation includes a map showing general spring and well locations outside the Park and lands in Wyoming that have been classified as being prospectively of geothermal value. Locations and geothermal data on the springs and wells are tabulated and a short table of chemical analyses of spring waters is also presented. Although thermal data constitute most of the material presented, the present and future demands for electrical energy in Wyoming are also summarized, and state legislation pertaining to exploration near thermal springs is reviewed. A list of state and federal agencies is included so that interested parties may obtain copies of pertinent legislation and information on the status of land.

Decker, E.R.

1976-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TA Orientation 2007 Activity #7 Facilitating an End Discussion  

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TA Orientation 2007 Activity #7 Facilitating an End Discussion Activity 7 - Page 1 Facilitating Orientation. NOTE: These partial student solutions were actually taken from individual solutions to a 1201 it is similar to most group problems given in discussion sessions. #12;TA Orientation 2007 Activity #7

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TA Orientation 2007 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions  

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TA Orientation 2007 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions Activity 6 - Page 1 Coaching to these questions with your peers during TA Orientation. NOTE: These partial student solutions were actually taken. #12;TA Orientation 2007 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions Activity 6 - Page 2 Problem

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TA Orientation 2006 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions  

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TA Orientation 2006 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions Activity 6 - Page 1 Coaching to these questions with your peers during TA Orientation. NOTE: These partial student solutions were actually taken. #12;TA Orientation 2006 Activity #6 Coaching During Discussion Sessions Activity 6 - Page 2 Problem

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TA Orientation 2006 Activity #7 Facilitating an End Discussion  

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TA Orientation 2006 Activity #7 Facilitating an End Discussion Activity 7 - Page 1 Facilitating Orientation. NOTE: These partial student solutions were actually taken from individual solutions to a 1201 it is similar to most group problems given in discussion sessions. #12;TA Orientation 2006 Activity #7

Minnesota, University of

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For discussion purposes only Biofuel and Poverty Nexus  

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For discussion purposes only Biofuel and Poverty Nexus in Asia 13th Poverty and Environment Partnership Meeting Myo Thant Manila, 11 June 2008 #12;For discussion purposes only Interest in Biofuels has and policies · Number of countries · Different biofuel feedstock · Research on second generation technology #12

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TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of  

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

Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants May 13, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis May 13, 2010 TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants WASHINGTON - Today, Thursday, May 13, at 3:00 PM EDT, Chief Economist to the Vice President Jared Bernstein, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy Matt Rogers, and Director of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers Ed Montgomery will hold a press conference call to discuss progress of the $2.4 billion in Recovery Act advanced battery and electric drive grants announced last year. The call comes as Navistar, Inc. is scheduled

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January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage Strategy |  

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January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage Strategy January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage Strategy January 10, 2014 - 3:18pm Addthis The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) will hold a teleconference meeting on January 24, 2014 at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the National Grid Energy Storage Strategy document drafted by the EAC's Energy Storage subcommittee. The public may attend using the following access information: Attendee Link: https://iser.webex.com/iser/onstage/g.php?d=667952835&t=a Event password: energy Call-in Number: Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 667 952 835 Addthis Related Articles January EAC Teleconference to Discuss National Energy Storage Strategy Conference Call and Web Chat on Small Businesses and Government Contracting

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Assistant Secretary Hoffman Discusses Grid Modernization with the New York  

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Discusses Grid Modernization with the Discusses Grid Modernization with the New York Times and E&E TV Assistant Secretary Hoffman Discusses Grid Modernization with the New York Times and E&E TV May 10, 2013 - 4:15pm Addthis Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman recently discussed the progress being made with modernization of the nation's electric grid and the benefits that consumers, businesses, and communities across the nation are seeing, including fewer outages, more efficient operations, faster power restoration when disruptions occur, cost savings, and job creation. During a New York Times conference on "Energy for Tomorrow: Building Sustainable Cities," Assistant Secretary Hoffman joined ConEd CEO Kevin Burke, and Euroheat and Power CEO Sabine Froning for a discussion on

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TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of  

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TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants May 13, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis May 13, 2010 TODAY: Senior Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress of Recovery Act Battery and Electric Drive Grants WASHINGTON - Today, Thursday, May 13, at 3:00 PM EDT, Chief Economist to the Vice President Jared Bernstein, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy Matt Rogers, and Director of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers Ed Montgomery will hold a press conference call to discuss progress of the $2.4 billion in Recovery Act advanced battery and electric drive grants announced last year. The call comes as Navistar, Inc. is scheduled

234

Reforming TSOs: using the 'third package' Legislation to promote efficiency and accelerate regional integration in EU wholesale power markets  

SciTech Connect

The EU is developing new legislation - the so-called ''Third Package'' - to foster competition in its electric power markets. These proposals could be improved by adding more focus on regional integration of wholesale power markets, allowing more leeway for arrangements that fit the diverse existing patterns of transmission ownership and control, and addressing upfront new regulatory concerns that arise when transmission is divested as an independent, for-profit business. (author)

Moselle, Boaz

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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High-level open evolvable systems design by process-oriented modeling: application to DNA replication mechanism  

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Open Evolvable Systems' design requires a methodological [1] and conceptual paradigm different from the conventional software design. Evolvable Systems' research [2, 6, 16, and 17] has established itself as a new research field, but the content is more ... Keywords: abstractions, design, design patterns, evolvable systems, framework, method, methodologies, modeling, process-oriented modeling, requirements analysis, requirements and architecture modeling, software engineering, specification

Behzad Bastani; Hoda Bastani

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract --The paper discusses issues related to integration of substation IED data. The approach to discussion is based on the  

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) is a Senior Consulting Engineer in the Substation Projects Division of the Substation Operations DepartmentAbstract -- The paper discusses issues related to integration of substation IED data. The approach to discussion is based on the purpose of integrating substation data and how the integrated data can be used

Kezunovic, Mladen

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Inaugural C3E Symposium Fosters Collaborative Discussions and Celebrates  

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

Inaugural C3E Symposium Fosters Collaborative Discussions and Inaugural C3E Symposium Fosters Collaborative Discussions and Celebrates Achievements Inaugural C3E Symposium Fosters Collaborative Discussions and Celebrates Achievements November 20, 2012 - 12:57pm Addthis Inaugural C3E Symposium Fosters Collaborative Discussions and Celebrates Achievements Caroline McGregor Policy Analyst, Office of Policy and International Affairs Editor's note: This was originally posted in the Clean Energy MInisterial's Fall 2012 newsletter. In September, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Initiative co-hosted the inaugural Women in Clean Energy Symposium. Convened in support of U.S. efforts under the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) initiative, the event brought together

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DOE Assistant Secretaries in China to Discuss Energy Cooperation |  

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

Assistant Secretaries in China to Discuss Energy Cooperation Assistant Secretaries in China to Discuss Energy Cooperation DOE Assistant Secretaries in China to Discuss Energy Cooperation September 14, 2006 - 1:10pm Addthis BEIJING, CHINA - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs Karen A. Harbert and Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Jeffrey Jarrett are in China this week to discuss energy cooperation between the United States and China. In Hangzhou, Assistant Secretary Harbert participated in the second round of talks under the U.S. - China Energy Policy Dialogue to promote global energy security, protect the environment, and encourage economic growth and trade between the nations. In Beijing, Assistant Secretary Jarrett today signed five-year agreement extensions with the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology to

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Deputy Secretary Poneman to Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues |  

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

Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues Deputy Secretary Poneman to Visit Mongolia and Discuss Energy Issues September 20, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - Following his trip to Vienna, Austria to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will travel to Mongolia from Wednesday, September 22 to Friday, September 24, 2010. While in Mongolia, Deputy Secretary Poneman will meet with government officials and members of the private sector to discuss energy issues. He will also deliver remarks about the need to build a sustainable energy future at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology. Media contact(s): (202) 586-4940 Addthis Related Articles U.S. Energy Secretary Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA 54th Annual General

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The Uranium Processing Facility Finite Element Meshing Discussion  

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

Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Finite Element Meshing Discussion ...Need picture of Building... October 25, 2011 Department of Energy - Natural Phenomenon Hazard Workshop 1 Loring Wyllie Arne Halterman Degenkolb Engineers, San Francisco Purpose of Presentation * Design vs. Analysis * Discuss the mesh criteria * Discuss the evolution of the mesh of the UPF main building model * Discuss how the mesh affects the analysis process October 25, 2011 2 Department of Energy - Natural Phenomenon Hazard Workshop FEM Modeling * GTStrudl typically used for DOE projects. * Mesh size is important * What is to be captured? * How complex is the system? * Current criteria set to capture in-plane and out-of-plane response. October 25, 2011 3

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Don Cook discusses NNSA's Defense Programs at Woodrow Wilson Center |  

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discusses NNSA's Defense Programs at Woodrow Wilson Center | discusses NNSA's Defense Programs at Woodrow Wilson Center | 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 > NNSA Blog > Don Cook discusses NNSA's Defense Programs at ... Don Cook discusses NNSA's Defense Programs at Woodrow Wilson Center Posted By Office of Public Affairs Cook at WW

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Clean Energy Ministerial: Join the Discussion | Department of Energy  

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Ministerial: Join the Discussion Ministerial: Join the Discussion Clean Energy Ministerial: Join the Discussion July 20, 2010 - 11:11am Addthis David Sandalow David Sandalow Former Under Secretary of Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs Today marks the second and final day of the world's first Clean Energy Ministerial. We want you to be part of it. That's why we're webcasting all of today's proceedings as they happen, so you can observe and weigh in on the discussion. Watch it live from 10am to 5pm today. As you watch, we invite you to submit your questions and comments directly via: Twitter with the #CEM hashtag Facebook Or email, newmedia@hq.doe.gov. I'll personally follow-up with answers to some of the most popular questions. Ministers from 23 countries are participating in the Clean Energy

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Secretary Bodman Travels to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Global Energy  

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

Saudi Arabia to Discuss Global Energy Saudi Arabia to Discuss Global Energy Investments Secretary Bodman Travels to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Global Energy Investments January 19, 2007 - 10:38am Addthis Furthers Strategic Energy Dialogue between the Nations and Highlights U.S. - Saudi Scientific Innovation RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today continued his six-nation visit to the Middle East and Europe with a two-day stop in Saudi Arabia where he met with Saudi Arabia's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi to discuss joint energy cooperation. Secretary Bodman also toured the King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and will tour the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology during his visit. "The United States and Saudi Arabia enjoy a relationship of global

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Physical Parameterizations We'll discuss the following physical  

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tracer advection) ÂĄ Generation of liquid and ice phases of water ÂĄ Interactions with PBL, radiation schemes (continued): ÂĄ Bulk microphysics parameterizations: Ă· Transferring among phases (ePhysical Parameterizations We'll discuss the following physical parameterizations: ÂĄ Radiative

Frierson, Dargan

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A Discussion of US LNG Exports in an International Context  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

A Discussion of US LNG Exports in an International Context Kenneth B Medlock III James A Baker III and Susan G Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics, and

246

FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Abstract from Jezebel Productions  

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FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Abstract from Jezebel Productions: "No Dinosaurs in Heaven charge: free and open to the public. THURSDAY OCTOBER 27, 2011 7:00 PM Mackey Auditorium Ruby Gerontology

de Lijser, Peter

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Mr Combet’s Sun God Comments on the Clean Energy Legislation  

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This Submission argues first, that at the proposed starting level of the carbon tax ($23 per tonne of carbon dioxide), there will be insufficient incentive on its own either for existing power generators to invest in wind and/or solar power, or for largescale production of power by wind and solar generators, unless there is either a higher tax or additional direct subsidies like feed-in tariffs at well above even the retail price of electricity. Secondly, it shows that Australians have such a strong demand for electrical and electronic goods that the carbon tax and income compensation package is most unlikely to get them to give up on new plasma TVs and computers in favour of more beer or garden furniture Thirdly, it shows from actual experience in Ireland and Germany that there are limits to the degree to which wind power can replace conventional hydrocarbon power without resulting in increased emissions of CO2 as more and more generators have to be on standby, emitting but not producing power, in case there is a run of windless days. Texas had brown outs last month because its wind generators failed during the hottest but windless days, and there was insufficient backup. Fourthly, Australia’s “Clean Energy ” Bill avoids all mention of the emissions that result when thermal hydrocarbon power stations are in wind power back-up mode without delivering and selling power. Why should they be subject to the carbon tax on their emissions when they are performing an unpaid vital social service? Finally, my Submission shows that the “Clean Energy ” legislation is a solution in search of a problem. My statistical analysis (now under peer review) shows both that the actual trend of global average temperature since 1948 is much lower than claimed, so is unlikely on the current trend to rise by as much as 2 oC even without any emission reduction schemes being implemented, and also that there is no statistically significant evidence for increasing atmospheric CO2 playing any role in the observed very slight increase in global temperature since 1948.

T R C Curtin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing Soybeans for the 21st Century MarketsChapter 2 Influence of Legislation and Governmental Policy on Markets for Soybean and Soybean Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Designing Soybeans for the 21st Century Markets Chapter 2 Influence of Legislation and Governmental Policy on Markets for Soybean and Soybean Products Biofuels and Bioproducts and Biodiesel Health Nutrition Biochemistry Processing Biofu

249

Genetic Programming for Evolving a Heterogenous Multi-agent System in a Dynamic Environment  

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The Robocup Rescue Simulation System (RCRSS) is dynamic system of of multi-agent interaction, simulating a large-scale urban disaster scenario. Teams of rescue agents are charged with the tasks of minimizing civilian casualties and infrastructure damage while competing against limitations on time, communication, and awareness. There have been numerous approaches to solving the problems of the RCRSS, but as of yet, no attempts to use Genetic Programming (GP) have been reported. GP is a popular form of automatic programming which utilizes the evolutionary mechanism of Genetic Algorithms (GA) to evolve a potentially complex program from simplistic primitives. This is the approach that will be used in this thesis to evolve the behaviours of a heterogenous set of cooperating agents for the RCRSS. Specifically, this thesis will study GP’s ability to evolve individual behaviours such as appropriate action selection, cooperation amongst homogenous and heterogenous teams of agents, and task assignment. 1 1

Andrew Runka; Dr. Vladimir Wojcik

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LANL physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article  

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Physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article Physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article LANL physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article Scott Backhaus and Michael Chertkov are authors of an article for Physics Today that outlines the physics of several phenomena associated with power grid behavior. October 17, 2013 High voltage transmission lines carry electrical power. High voltage transmission lines carry electrical power. Calling upon their physics experience, Backhaus and Chertkov present an overview of grid physics, voltage collapse, generator synchronization, electromechanical waves, new probabilistic measures of grid reliability and the nonlinear and hysteretic dynamics of distribution grids. Electrical grids are the largest engineered systems ever built. Expected to reliably deliver power whenever and wherever consumers demand it, the

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Discusses Nuclear Safety at the IAEA | Department  

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Discusses Nuclear Safety at the IAEA Discusses Nuclear Safety at the IAEA Deputy Secretary Poneman Discusses Nuclear Safety at the IAEA June 20, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today addressed the plenary session at the International Atomic Energy Agency's Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety. Deputy Secretary Poneman emphasized the importance of international cooperation and information sharing for developing lessons learned from the Fukushima accident. The IAEA is leading the process to develop these international best practices, which will help strengthen the international nuclear regulatory regime. Remarks as prepared for delivery are below. Thank you, Mr. Ambassador, for your work in organizing this important Conference and to Director General Amano and his staff for convening it.

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Advisory Board Meets to Discuss EM Cleanup's Future | Department of  

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Advisory Board Meets to Discuss EM Cleanup's Future Advisory Board Meets to Discuss EM Cleanup's Future Advisory Board Meets to Discuss EM Cleanup's Future December 6, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin, second from right, speaks with members of the Environmental Management Advisory Board this week as EM Deputy Assistant Secretary, Safety, Security and Quality Programs, Matthew Moury, second from left, listens. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin, second from right, speaks with members of the Environmental Management Advisory Board this week as EM Deputy Assistant Secretary, Safety, Security and Quality Programs, Matthew Moury, second from left, listens. WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin this week sought guidance from the Environmental Management Advisory Board

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What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward |  

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

Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward June 19, 2012 - 10:41am Addthis Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy met with students at MIT during an informal roundtable to talk what's next for nuclear energy and for the nuclear power industry. | Photo courtesy of Jake Dewitt. Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy met with students at MIT during an informal roundtable to talk what's next for nuclear energy and for the nuclear power industry. | Photo courtesy of Jake Dewitt. What does this project do? The Nuclear Energy University Program, has provided MIT and 78 other schools with $220 million in research grants and related support. Investing in the next generation isn't just about technology -- it's

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DOE Discussion on Small Business Contract Barriers | Department of Energy  

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Discussion on Small Business Contract Barriers Discussion on Small Business Contract Barriers DOE Discussion on Small Business Contract Barriers March 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Project Management Jack Surash speaks during the session on barriers small businesses face competing for prime contracts. EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Project Management Jack Surash speaks during the session on barriers small businesses face competing for prime contracts. Pictured at the session on barriers in small business contracting, left to right, are Jim Fiore of Fiore Consulting; John Coffman of DeNuke Contracting Services, Inc.; John Hale III of the DOE Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; Jack Surash of EM; and Matt Moeller of Dade Moeller.

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OSTI News Transcripts, International Group Gathers in Knoxville to Discuss  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

OSTI News Transcripts, International Group Gathers in Knoxville to Discuss OSTI News Transcripts, International Group Gathers in Knoxville to Discuss Sharing Science across Borders, ETDE, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Department of Energy, www.osti.gov International Group Gathers in Knoxville to Discuss Sharing Science across Borders (October 2006) ETDE Listen Now The desire to share science across international boundaries brought representatives from 11 countries to the Knoxville area in early October. "Sharing research can lead to invaluable opportunities in the commercial, academic and government sectors," said Brian Hitson, chairman of the Energy Technology Data Exchange, or ETDE, executive committee. "The countries attending, and others within our membership, have chosen to make sure research information is exchanged cost effectively."

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President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply | Department of  

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

President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply September 26, 2005 - 10:47am Addthis Washington, DC On Monday, President Bush came to the headquarters of the Department of Energy (DOE) to get a briefing on the Nation's energy infrastructure from Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman and Interior Secretary Gale Norton. The briefing, which took place in the DOE Emergency Operations Center, focused on the impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on oil and natural gas production, refining, and distribution in the Gulf region. While damages from the hurricanes continue to be assessed, the President asked all Americans to be better conservers of energy and he directed the federal government to lead energy conservation by curtailing

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President Obama Discusses Solar Power in Nevada | Department of Energy  

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Discusses Solar Power in Nevada Discusses Solar Power in Nevada President Obama Discusses Solar Power in Nevada March 22, 2012 - 10:26am Addthis President Barack Obama delivers remarks on energy after a tour of a solar panel field at the Copper Mountain Solar 1 Facility, the largest photovoltaic plant operating in the country with nearly one million solar panels powering 17,000 homes, in Boulder City, Nevada, March 21, 2012. | Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on energy after a tour of a solar panel field at the Copper Mountain Solar 1 Facility, the largest photovoltaic plant operating in the country with nearly one million solar panels powering 17,000 homes, in Boulder City, Nevada, March 21, 2012. | Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson.

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Nuclear Energy Panel Discussion at University of Chicago  

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Nuclear Energy Panel Discussion at University of Chicago Nuclear Energy Panel Discussion at University of Chicago Director's Welcome Organization Achievements Highlights Fact Sheets, Brochures & Other Documents Multimedia Library About Nuclear Energy Nuclear Reactors Designed by Argonne Argonne's Nuclear Science and Technology Legacy Opportunities within NE Division Visit Argonne Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) Argonne OutLoud on Nuclear Energy Argonne Energy Showcase 2012 Highlights Bookmark and Share Nuclear Energy Panel Discussion at University of Chicago Did you miss this event? Watch recording of "Lessons from Fukushima" The event's webcast is over, but you can still watch and/or download the

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Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells | Department of Energy  

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Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells January 16, 2014 - 3:59pm Addthis Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: Thanks to everyone who participated in our Google+ Hangout on Energy 101: Fuel Cells. We got a lot of great questions, and our experts talked about everything from the future of fuel cell vehicles and how they're being used as backup power to the efficiency benefits of fuel cells and how California is making fuel cell innovation a priority. If you missed the Hangout or want to check it out again, you can watch a recording of it above. Join us on Thursday, January 16, at 2 p.m. ET for Energy 101 -- the first in a new series of Google+ Hangouts about energy basics. Pulling together

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President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply | Department of  

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Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply President Discusses Hurricane Effects on Energy Supply September 26, 2005 - 10:47am Addthis Washington, DC On Monday, President Bush came to the headquarters of the Department of Energy (DOE) to get a briefing on the Nation's energy infrastructure from Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman and Interior Secretary Gale Norton. The briefing, which took place in the DOE Emergency Operations Center, focused on the impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on oil and natural gas production, refining, and distribution in the Gulf region. While damages from the hurricanes continue to be assessed, the President asked all Americans to be better conservers of energy and he directed the federal government to lead energy conservation by curtailing

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What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward |  

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What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward What's Next for Nuclear Energy? MIT Students Discuss Path Forward June 19, 2012 - 10:41am Addthis Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy met with students at MIT during an informal roundtable to talk what's next for nuclear energy and for the nuclear power industry. | Photo courtesy of Jake Dewitt. Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy met with students at MIT during an informal roundtable to talk what's next for nuclear energy and for the nuclear power industry. | Photo courtesy of Jake Dewitt. What does this project do? The Nuclear Energy University Program, has provided MIT and 78 other schools with $220 million in research grants and related support.

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LANL physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article  

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Physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article Physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article LANL physicists discuss electrical grid in journal article Scott Backhaus and Michael Chertkov are authors of an article for Physics Today that outlines the physics of several phenomena associated with power grid behavior. October 17, 2013 High voltage transmission lines carry electrical power. High voltage transmission lines carry electrical power. Calling upon their physics experience, Backhaus and Chertkov present an overview of grid physics, voltage collapse, generator synchronization, electromechanical waves, new probabilistic measures of grid reliability and the nonlinear and hysteretic dynamics of distribution grids. Electrical grids are the largest engineered systems ever built. Expected to reliably deliver power whenever and wherever consumers demand it, the

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President Obama Visits DOE to Discuss Preparations for Hurricane Season |  

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DOE to Discuss Preparations for Hurricane DOE to Discuss Preparations for Hurricane Season President Obama Visits DOE to Discuss Preparations for Hurricane Season May 16, 2013 - 6:22pm Addthis President Barack Obama listens to Acting Energy Secretary Daniel B. Poneman during a meeting with electric utility CEOs and trade association representatives at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., May 8, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. President Barack Obama listens to Acting Energy Secretary Daniel B. Poneman during a meeting with electric utility CEOs and trade association representatives at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., May 8, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. Rob Roberts Rob Roberts Director of Digital Strategy What are the key facts? Last week, President Obama visited the Department of Energy to meet

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MELTING OF GLASS BATCH - MODEL FOR MULTIPLE OVERLAPPING GAS-EVOLVING REACTIONS  

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In this study, we present a model for the kinetics of multiple overlapping reactions. Mathematical representation of the kinetics of gas-evolving reactions is crucial for the modeling of the feed-to-glass conversion in a waste-glass melter. The model simulates multiple gas-evolving reactions that occur during heating of a high-alumina high-level waste melter feed. To obtain satisfactory kinetic parameters, we employed Kissinger's method combined with least-squares analysis. The power-law kinetics with variable reaction order sufficed for obtaining excellent agreement with measured thermogravimetric analysis data.

KRUGER AA; PIERCE DA; POKORNY R; HRMA PR

2012-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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(Discussion of plastic media blasting): Foreign trip report, 1988  

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The visit to MBB was to see and discuss the plastic media blasting equipment developed and manufactured as a cooperative effort by Schlick and MBB. The Germans emphasized a systematic approach and complete control over most parameters. The goal is to achieve conditions which do not cause damage to the aircraft. To arrive at the goal the air pressure that delivers the air to entrain the media, the flow rate of media, and the media itself are carefully and accurately controlled. Distance of nozzle and angle of blasting were systematically investigated. The wet (freon) cleanup system under development at Schlick was not discussed.

Gat, U.

1988-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Discussion of power definitions contained in the IEEE Dictionary  

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This tutorial paper discusses the drawbacks of the definitions of various types of powers found in the current IEEE Standard Dictionary of Electrical and Electronics Terms (IEEE Std. 100-88). With the exceptions of instantaneous power and active power, all remaining kinds of powers are nonphysical. The concept of power factor in polyphase circuits is ambiguous. Examples that illustrate the shortcomings of many power definitions are included. The impact of these definitions on current power/energy metering practices are discussed. It is recommended that some definitions be either changed or eliminated from the IEEE Dictionary.

Filipski, P.S. (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)); Baghzouz, Y. (Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (United States). Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.); Cox, M.D. (Louisiana Tech Univ., Ruston, LA (United States). Electrical Engineering Dept.)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

On a problem in the Stability Discussion of Rotating black  

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On a problem in the Stability Discussion of Rotating black holes Irina Craciun Research Student metric · Kerr metric #12;Kerr black holes · A more complex solution to EFE, discovered by Roy Kerr in 1963, the Kerr metric describes the geometry of spacetime around a rotating massive body · Kerr black

Allen, Gabrielle

268

Suggested Questions for Panel Discussion: Infrastructure and Transportation  

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Suggested Questions for Panel Discussion: Infrastructure and Transportation Moderator: Kirk Panelists: Jim Wood, Director of the Office of Policy Planning, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT will face due to future changes in climate/climate variability, and sea levels? Jim Wood: One

Watson, Craig A.

269

Summary of experimental discussion session at ILWOG42  

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During the ILWOG-42 held at LANL in May of 2010, a set of discussions between scientists from AWE, LANL, and LLNL was held to develop collaborative experiments that would improve radiochemical diagnostic evaluations. DOE headquarters has asked that a 5-year roadmap be developed to resolve outstanding issues. The goal of this discussion was to explore common areas of interest where collaborative experiments could be undertaken to resolve identified problems and to gain support across the weapons program and DOE for this work. Collaboration was encouraged not only between these laboratories, but with University collaborators who are funded through the NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliance. In the development of experiments there were some criteria that were established. The uncertainty budgets will need to be assessed for proposed experiments so that potential gains to the programs can be determined. Measurements using different methods should be encouraged to provide greater confidence (and hopefully improved accuracy) in the result. Six distinct subjects were discussed: (1) Experiments at critical assemblies/14-MeV neutron (D+T) facilities; (2) Fission-chain-yield (FCY) energy dependence; (3) Absolute FCY measurements; (4) Measurements of {sup 147}Nd 531-keV absolute gamma-ray intensity; (5) Atom scale cross calibrations; and (6) Other experimental issues. A short summary of the discussions is given.

Viera, David J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Dardenne, Yves M [LLNL

2010-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

270

Promoting and scaffolding argumentation through reflective asynchronous discussions  

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The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to explore the impact of asynchronous discussion on the quality and complexity of college students' arguments. Three different cohorts of students registered in a physical science course in 2009 Fall, ... Keywords: Computer mediated communication, Improving classroom teaching, Pedagogical issue, Post-secondary education, Teaching/learning strategies

Huann-shyang Lin; Zuway-R. Hong; Frances Lawrenz

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Middle East: stratigraphic evolution and oil habitat: discussion  

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The paper, Middle East: Stratigraphic Evolution and Oil Habitat, by R.J. Murris (AAPG Bull. v. 64, p. 597-618) is discussed. Problems with the time-stratigraphic units used in the article are pointed out, along with the source rocks of the petroleum deposits, the depositional cyclicity, subsidence and sea level fluctuation, and the Middle East geosyncline. (JMT)

Ibrahim, M.W.

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

BURNING PLASMA NEXT STEPS: DISCUSSION OF KEY DEVELOPMENTS  

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BURNING PLASMA NEXT STEPS: DISCUSSION OF KEY DEVELOPMENTS Gerald A. Navratil Columbia University/FESAC Burning Plasma Strategy Dec 2002 NRC/NAS Interim Report on Burning Plasmas Jan 30, 2003 DOE of the physics of burning plasma, advance fusion technology, and contribute to the development of fusion energy

273

Higgs Boson Digest and Discussion By Tony O'Hagan  

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Higgs Boson ­ Digest and Discussion By Tony O'Hagan Introduction On July 10th 2012, I posted to consult this list in search of answers. We've heard a lot about the Higgs boson. The news reports say like (in the sense of having some of the right characteristics of) the elusive Higgs boson

O'Hagan, Tony

274

The potential impact of proposed hazardous air pollutant legislation on the US refining industry. Final report, Task 9  

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The Administration has recently submitted a Clean Air Act Bill to Congress which would significantly modify the regulatory treatment of industrial hazardous air pollutants (air toxics). The adverse economic impacts of this legislation on the petroleum refining industry could be substantial. Depending on how EPA interprets the legislative language, the capital costs of compliance for the proposed bill could range from $1.3 to $15.0 billion. At the upper end of the range, costs of this order of magnitude would be over 2.5 times larger than the combined estimated cost of EPAs gasoline volatility (RVP) regulations and the proposed diesel sulfur content regulations. Potential compliance costs could be as much as $0.40 per barrel processed for large, complex refineries and as much as $0.50 per barrel for some small, simple refineries. For perspective, total refining costs, including a normal return on investment, are $4--5 per barrel. Because foreign refineries supplying the US will not be affected by the US air toxics regulations, US refineries may not be able to raise prices sufficiently to recover their compliance costs. For this reason, the air toxic legislation may put US refineries at an economic disadvantage relative to foreign competitors. Even under the best petroleum product market conditions, costs of $0.40 to $0.50 per barrel processed could reduce US Gulf refiner cash operating margins by as much as 29 percent. Under less favorable market conditions, such as the mid-80`s when refiners were losing money, the hazardous air pollutant regulations could greatly increase US refiner operating losses and potentially lead to closure of some marginal refineries.

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1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Energy Savings and NOx Emissions Reduction Potential from the 2012 Federal Legislation to Phase Out Incandescent Lamps in Texas  

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This report provides detailed information about the potential savings from the 2012 Federal Legislation to phase out incandescent lamps and the NOx emissions reduction from the replacement of incandescent bulbs with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL). In Texas, this analysis includes the savings estimates from both the annual and Ozone Season Day (OSD) NOx reductions. The NOx emissions reduction in this analysis are calculated using estimated emissions factors for 2007 from the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) eGRID database, which had been specially prepared for this purpose.

Liu, Zi; Baltazar, Juan Carlos; Haberl, Jeff; Soman, Rohit

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Sustainable Future for Bioenergy To meet the mandated national bioenergy goals, the evolving  

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Sustainable Future for Bioenergy To meet the mandated national bioenergy goals, the evolving region. While bioenergy demand and end use may be FRQFHQWUDWHG LQ KLJKO\\ SRSXODWHG DUHDV LWV SURGXFWLRQ Mapping the future of bioenergy with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other cutting edge data

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Conservation and evolvability in regulatory networks: The evolution of ribosomal regulation in yeast  

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Conservation and evolvability in regulatory networks: The evolution of ribosomal regulation genes are conserved across taxa. However, little is known about the mechanisms underlying the evolution of module regulation. Here, we explore the evolution of cis-regulatory pro- grams associated with conserved

Needleman, Daniel

278

Evolving Einstein's Field Equations with Matter: The ``Hydro without Hydro'' Test  

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We include matter sources in Einstein's field equations and show that our recently proposed 3+1 evolution scheme can stably evolve strong-field solutions. We insert in our code known matter solutions, namely the Oppenheimer-Volkoff solution for a static star and the Oppenheimer-Snyder solution for homogeneous dust sphere collapse to a black hole, and evolve the gravitational field equations. We find that we can evolve stably static, strong-field stars for arbitrarily long times and can follow dust sphere collapse accurately well past black hole formation. These tests are useful diagnostics for fully self-consistent, stable hydrodynamical simulations in 3+1 general relativity. Moreover, they suggest a successive approximation scheme for determining gravitational waveforms from strong-field sources dominated by longitudinal fields, like binary neutron stars: approximate quasi-equilibrium models can serve as sources for the transverse field equations, which can be evolved without having to re-solve the hydrodynamical equations (``hydro without hydro'').

Thomas W. Baumgarte; Scott A. Hughes; Stuart L. Shapiro

1999-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

279

Evolving neural network using real coded genetic algorithm for daily rainfall-runoff forecasting  

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This paper investigates the effectiveness of the genetic algorithm (GA) evolved neural network for rainfall-runoff forecasting and its application to predict the runoff in a catchment located in a semi-arid climate in Morocco. To predict the runoff at ... Keywords: Back propagation, Catchment, Genetic algorithm, Neural network, Rainfall-runoff, Semi-arid climate

A. Sedki; D. Ouazar; E. El Mazoudi

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Nonlinear system control using self-evolving neural fuzzy inference networks with reinforcement evolutionary learning  

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This study presents a reinforcement evolutionary learning algorithm (REL) for the self-evolving neural fuzzy inference networks (SENFIN). By applying functional link neural networks (FLNN) as the consequent part of the fuzzy rules, the proposed SENFIN ... Keywords: Cultural algorithm, Neural fuzzy inference network, Particle swarm optimization, Reinforcement learning

Cheng-Jian Lin; Cheng-Hung Chen

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parallel, high-resolution carbon and sulfur isotope records of the evolving Paleozoic marine sulfur reservoir  

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. Carbonate rocks record the inorganic carbon isotope composition of the oceanic reservoir through geologicalParallel, high-resolution carbon and sulfur isotope records of the evolving Paleozoic marine sulfur, University of California-Riverside, Riverside California 92521-0423, USA b Department of Geological Sciences

Saltzman, Matthew R.

282

Parabolic equation modeling of high frequency acoustic transmission with an evolving sea surface  

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Parabolic equation modeling of high frequency acoustic transmission with an evolving sea surface J is combined with a rough surface formulation of a parabolic equation model for predicting time an approximation of the time-varying acoustic field. The wide-angle parabolic equation model manages the rough sea

Archer, Cristina Lozej

283

Enhancing agent intelligence through evolving reservoir networks for predictions in power stock markets  

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In recent years, Time Series Prediction and clustering have been employed in hyperactive and evolving environments ---where temporal data play an important role--- as a result of the need for reliable methods to estimate and predict ... Keywords: data mining, multi-agent system, neuroevolution, power stock markets, reservoir computing

Kyriakos C. Chatzidimitriou; Antonios C. Chrysopoulos; Andreas L. Symeonidis; Pericles A. Mitkas

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Universality in SRG-Evolved Potential Matrix Elements and T-Matrix Equivalence  

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We examine how the universality of two-nucleon interactions evolved using similarity renormalization group (SRG) transformations correlates with T-matrix equivalence, with the ultimate goal of gaining insight into universality for three-nucleon forces. With sufficient running of the SRG flow equations, the low-energy matrix elements of different realistic potentials evolve to a universal form. Because these potentials are fit to low-energy data, they are (approximately) phase equivalent only up to a certain energy, and we find universality in evolved potentials up to the corresponding momentum. More generally we find universality in local energy regions, reflecting a local decoupling by the SRG. The further requirements for universality in evolved potential matrix elements are explored using two simple alternative potentials. We see evidence that in addition to predicting the same observables, common long-range potentials (i.e., explicit pion physics) is required for universality in the potential matrix elements after SRG flow. In agreement with observations made previously for Vlowk evolution, regions of universal potential matrix elements are restricted to where half-on-shell T-matrix equivalence holds.

B. Dainton; R. J. Furnstahl; R. J. Perry

2013-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

285

Financing Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Oakland (A Roundtable Discussion)  

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Financing Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Oakland (A Roundtable Discussion) Financing Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Oakland (A Roundtable Discussion) Speaker(s): Emily Kirsch Justin Butler Date: July 15, 2008 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Galen Barbose James Lutz Cities around the country are developing large-scale programs to retrofit portions of their housing stock, seizing the 'low-hanging fruit' of energy efficiency. As buildings account for roughly 40% of energy consumption in the U.S., such efforts can substantially reduce carbon-based energy use while providing jobs and growing the local green economy. The main barriers to this work are the necessary upfront capital, the risk of losing investment if properties are sold before savings are realized, and the issue of "split incentives" in rented housing units. In order for Oakland

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Microsoft PowerPoint - PARS II Deployment Discussion 20090416.ppt  

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

PARS II PARS II Deployment Discussion John Makepeace (OECM) Kai Mong (EES), Judith Bernsen (EES/PMC) April 16, 2009 2 Purpose * Review inclusion/exclusion of projects * Discuss the proposed schedule for transitioning projects PARS II Timeline 3 Target Dates * May 2009 - DOE-wide announcement * May 2009 - Contact Group 1 * Sep 2009 - Error free files from Group 1 * Dec 2009 - Group 1 repeatable process established * Feb 2010 - Groups 1-3 begin reporting * Sep 2010 - Group 9 begins reporting 4 5 Exclusion Criteria * Project was excluded if * Planned CD-4 date was on or before Sep 30 2010 * Project was at CD-0 or CD-1 with no planned CD-2 date on or before Sep 30 2010 * Project at CD-3 and more than 50% complete (schedule) * Project TPC < $20M 6 Grouping Criteria * Projects were grouped using the following

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Breakout Session #1 - Discussion of Scope and Strategy  

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Batteries Breakout Session #1 - Discussion of Scope and Strategy Key points about the definition of "EV" * 1 Everyone's Vehicle; Bicycle, Pass Car, Truck, Grid Connected? * 2 E miles vs. G Miles -All Electric operation, CO2 / Petroleum Reduction, Key points about the definition of "Everywhere" * 1 Location, Location, Location - Differentiation Across the Nation. * 2 EV is a normal Car. EV is only car, in it I can go very far. Key points about gaps or missing elements * 1 Appropriate Standards * 2 Broader social and economic issues acceptance, 1 st responder * 3 Education and experience June 21, 2012 Charging/Infrastructure Group Breakout Session #1 - Discussion of Scope and Strategy Key points about the definition of "EV"

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A Discussion of New ITP Tools and Resources for Industry  

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

Discussion of New ITP Tools and Discussion of New ITP Tools and Resources for Industry July 12, 2011 Outline of Presentation  Goals of ITP Tools program  Current challenges  The Energy Management "Toolkit"  New tools planned for calendar year 2011  Additional tool development activities 2 Goals of ITP Tools Program Support a reduction in industrial energy intensity of 25% in 10 years by offering software tools and resources for analyzing energy use and identifying energy efficiency measures. Support access to these tools for all audiences - those just starting through those needing more sophisticated understanding. 3 Current Challenges  Develop a systematic, self-paced approach to industrial energy management based on recent

289

Strategic principles workshops: Discussion drafts and workshop notes  

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The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste-Management in the Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for disposing of this nation`s spent fuel and high-level radioactive waste in a manner that protects the health and safety of the public and the quality of the environment. Although embodied in the Federal repository program that began with studies in the late 1950s, this mission was explicitly established by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 and reaffirmed by the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987. To fulfill our mission, we are developing a waste management system consisting of a geologic repository for permanent disposal deep beneath the surface of the earth, a facility for monitored retrievable storage, and a system for transporting the waste. This discussion draft was developed to help involve parties affected by or interested in the waste-management program in the formulation of the basic principles on which the program will be based. It reviews existing objectives, policies, and strategic principles under which the system is currently being developed. Then discussed are issues of strategic importance for which additional strategic principles may be needed. For these issues in particular, views from affected and interested parties is solicited, but comments regarding alternative approaches to the issues presented as well as suggestions for additional issues will also be welcome. Finally, background information on the waste-management program pertinent to the issues discussion is presented.

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How do firms promote stability in an evolving technological system? : - The case of second generation biofuels in Norway.  

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??This thesis aims to increase the understanding of the formative phase of an evolving technological innovation system (TIS) related to second generation (2G) biofuels in… (more)

Blomberg, Line Elisabeth

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities Panel Discussion  

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Energy Energy 1 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities Panel Discussion Dr. Sunita Satyapal Chief Engineer & Deputy Program Manager Fuel Cell Technologies Program United States Department of Energy SAE World Congress SAE World Congress April 15, 2010 April 15, 2010 U. S. Department of Energy 2 2 Technology Barriers* Economic & Institutional Barriers Fuel Cell Cost & Durability Targets*: Vehicles: $30 per kW, 5,000-hr durability Stationary Systems: $750 per kW, 40,000-hr durability Safety, Codes & Standards Development Domestic Manufacturing & Supplier Base Public Awareness & Acceptance Hydrogen Supply & Delivery Infrastructure Hydrogen Cost Target: $2 - 3 /gge, delivered Key Challenges Technology Validation: Technologies must

292

Breakout Session #2 - Discussion of Technology and Infrastructure Needs  

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Batteries Breakout Session #2 - Discussion of Technology and Infrastructure Needs Key points about challenges * 1 Question of Safety - What is safe enough? Brain to Drain, Catastrophic protections, growing body of knowledge. * 2 Cost -Cost Valuation: Bill of Material (BOM), Material, Lifecycle, Residual, Performance Key points about opportunities (almost unlimited) * 1 Appropriate standardization * 2 Broad spectrum of technical opportunities incl. Balance of System(BOS): Materials, anode, cathode, cell design, pack design, complexity reduction Key points about DOE roles and suggestions for upcoming workshops * 1 Goals and Context for success * 2 Effective aggregator of DOE Resources; Natnl Labs, Existing Programs and partnerships, universities.

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Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality; leading experts discuss facts  

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Fukushima accident > Fukushima and Fukushima accident > Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality Welcome Organization Visit Argonne Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) Argonne OutLoud on Nuclear Energy Argonne Energy Showcase 2012 Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality Bookmark and Share Want to bypass the popular press myths and gain a true understanding of the radiation releases at Fukushima? In "Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality", leading experts from several international organizations, including the United Nations, discuss the facts. Credits: World Nuclear Association (WNA) ast Modified: Thu, October 10, 2013 7:35 PM Related Resources

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Single Component Sorption-Desorption Test Experimental Design Approach Discussions  

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A task was identified within the fission-product-transport work package to develop a path forward for doing testing to determine behavior of volatile fission products behavior and to engage members of the NGNP community to advise and dissent on the approach. The following document is a summary of the discussions and the specific approaches suggested for components of the testing. Included in the summary isare the minutes of the conference call that was held with INL and external interested parties to elicit comments on the approaches brought forward by the INL participants. The conclusion was that an initial non-radioactive, single component test will be useful to establish the limits of currently available chemical detection methods, and to evaluated source-dispersion uniformity. In parallel, development of a real-time low-concentration monitoring method is believed to be useful in detecting rapid dispersion as well as desorption phenomena. Ultimately, the test cycle is expected to progress to the use of radio-traced species, simply because this method will allow the lowest possible detection limits. The consensus of the conference call was that there is no need for an in-core test because the duct and heat exchanger surfaces that will be the sorption target will be outside the main neutron flux and will not be affected by irradiation. Participants in the discussion and contributors to the INL approach were Jeffrey Berg, Pattrick Calderoni, Gary Groenewold, Paul Humrickhouse, Brad Merrill, and Phil Winston. Participants from outside the INL included David Hanson of General Atomics, Todd Allen, Tyler Gerczak, and Izabela Szlufarska of the University of Wisconsin, Gary Was, of the University of Michigan, Sudarshan Loyalka and Tushar Ghosh of the University of Missouri, and Robert Morris of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Phil WInston

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Speculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station  

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The Space Station provides a unique, low-risk environment in which to evolve new capabilities. In this way, the Station will grow in capacity, in its range of capabilities, and in its economy of operation as a laboratory, as a center for materials processing, and as a center for space operations. Although both Rankine and Brayton cycles, two concepts for solar-dynamic power generation, now compete to power the Station, this paper confines its attention to the Brayton cycle using a mixture of He and Xe as its working fluid. Such a Brayton powerplant to supply the Station`s increasing demands for both electric power and heat has the potential to gradually evolve higher and higher performance by exploiting already-evolved materials (ASTAR-811C and molten-Li heat storage), its peak cycle temperature rising ultimately to 1500 K. Adapting the Station to exploit long tethers (200 to 300 km long) could yield large increases in payloads to LEO, to GEO, and to distant destinations in the solar system. Such tethering of the Space Station would not only require additional power for electric propulsion but also would so increase nuclear safety that nuclear powerplants might provide this power. From an 8000-kWt SP-100 reactor, thermoelectric power generation could produce 300 kWe, or adapted solar-Brayton cycle, 2400 to 2800 kWe.

English, R.E.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addition of coal mining regulations to the Computer-Aided Environmental Legislative Data System (CELDS). Final report  

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Department of Energy (DOE)-specific regulations on mining have been added to the Computer-Aided Environmental Legislative Data System (CELDS), an online, interactive database developed by the US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL). CELDS indexes and abstracts environmental regulations of the federal government and the 50 states. Included now are coal mining regulations for the federal government and those states having Department of Interior approval for their mining programs. The coal mining regulations cover federal regulatory programs for surface mining and underground mining of coal on Federal, Indian, and private lands. A draft thesaurus of mining terms has been developed. This thesaurus, which will be merged into the existing CELDS thersaurus, will be used to index CELDS records which cover coal mining regulations. The thesaurus terms cover both coal mining technology and environmental impacts of coal mining.

Webster, R.D.; Herrick, E.; Grieme, M.T.

1983-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addition of coal mining regulations to the Computer-Aided Environmental Legislative Data System (CELDS). Final report  

SciTech Connect

Department of Energy (DOE)-specific regulations on mining have been added to the Computer-Aided Environmental Legislative Data System (CELDS), an online, interactive database developed by the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL). CELDS indexes and abstracts environmental regulations of the Federal government and the 50 states. Included now are coal mining regulations for the Federal government and those states having Department of Interior approval for their mining programs. The coal mining regulations cover Federal regulatory programs for surface mining and underground mining of coal on Federal, Indian, and private lands. A draft thesaurus of mining terms has been developed. This thesaurus, which will be merged into the existing CELDS thesaurus, will be used to index CELDS records which cover coal mining regulations. The thesaurus terms cover both coal mining technology and environmental impacts of coal mining.

Webster, R.D.; Herrick, E.; Grieme, M.T.

1983-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Utility/Industry Partnerships Involving Distributed Generation Technologies in Evolving Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electricity markets in the United States are undergoing unprecedented structural changes as a result of the confluence of regulatory, competitive, and technological forces. This paper will introduce the role of distributed generation technologies in evolving electric markets and will review both current and emerging distributed generation technologies aimed at retail industrial, commercial and residential markets. This paper will draw upon several Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) and member utility case studies involving the assessment of distributed generation in premium power service, standby power and industrial cogeneration applications. In addition, EPRI products and services which can help evaluate energy service options involving distributed generation will also be briefly reviewed.

Rastler, D. M.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Spitzer SAGE survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud II: Evolved Stars and Infrared Color Magnitude Diagrams  

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Color-magnitude diagrams (CMDs) are presented for the Spitzer SAGE (Surveying the Agents of a Galaxy's Evolution) survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). IRAC and MIPS 24 um epoch one data are presented. These data represent the deepest, widest mid-infrared CMDs of their kind ever produced in the LMC. Combined with the 2MASS survey, the diagrams are used to delineate the evolved stellar populations in the Large Magellanic Cloud as well as Galactic foreground and extragalactic background populations. Some 32000 evolved stars brighter than the tip of the red giant branch are identified. Of these, approximately 17500 are classified as oxygen-rich, 7000 carbon-rich, and another 1200 as ``extreme'' asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars. Brighter members of the latter group have been called ``obscured'' AGB stars in the literature owing to their dusty circumstellar envelopes. A large number (1200) of luminous oxygen--rich AGB stars/M supergiants are also identified. Finally, there is strong evidence from the 24 um MIPS channel that previously unexplored, lower luminosity oxygen-rich AGB stars contribute significantly to the mass loss budget of the LMC (1200 such sources are identified).

R. D. Blum; J. R. Mould; K. A. Olsen; J. A. Frogel; M. Werner; M. Meixner; F. Markwick-Kemper; R. Indebetouw; B. Whitney; M. Meade; B. Babler; E. B. Churchwell; K. Gordon; C. Engelbracht; B. -Q. For; K. Misselt; U. Vijh; C. Leitherer; K. Volk; S. Points; W. Reach; J. L. Hora; J. -P. Bernard; F. Boulanger; S. Bracker; M. Cohen; Y. Fukui; J. Gallagher; V. Gorjian; J. Harris; D. Kelly; A. Kawamura; W. B. Latter; S. Madden; A. Mizuno; N. Mizuno; A. Nota; M. S. Oey; T. Onishi; R. Paladini; N. Panagia; P. Perez-Gonzalez; H. Shibai; S. Sato; L. Smith; L. Staveley-Smith; A. G. G. M. Tielens; T. Ueta; S. Van Dyk; D. Zaritsky

2006-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

300

Can Early Type Galaxies Evolve from Fading the Disks of Late Types?  

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We examine whether early-type galaxies in clusters may have evolved from later types by the fading of their disks (e.g., as a result of ram-pressure stripping or strangulation) or by enhancement of the bulge luminosity (e.g., due to tidal interactions and mergers). For this purpose, we compare the bulge and disk luminosities of early- and late-type galaxies and of galaxies at different radial distances from the cluster center. We find that, in order for early-type galaxies, including S0s, to have evolved from late-type galaxies, their bulge luminosities must have been physically enhanced. Disk fading models cannot explain the differences observed. We then show that galaxy bulges are systematically brighter at small projected distances from the cluster center, while disk luminosities are uncorrelated with cluster-centric distance. Our results suggest that bulge enhancement, not disk fading, distinguishes early from late types and is thus at least partially responsible for the morphology-environment relation of bright cluster galaxies.

Daniel Christlein; Ann Zabludoff

2004-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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301

The Emergence of Multiple Robust Zonal Jets from Freely Evolving, Three-Dimensional Stratified Geostrophic Turbulence with Applications to Jupiter  

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Three-dimensional numerical simulations of freely evolving stratified geostrophic turbulence on the ? plane are presented as a simplified model of zonal jet formation on Jupiter. This study samples the parameter space that covers the low, middle, ...

Kunio M. Sayanagi; Adam P. Showman; Timothy E. Dowling

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Discussion Motivation  

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

Remote Sensors Summary Remote Sensors Summary * Instrumental capabilities * Scientific capabilities * Scientific needs * Measurement / community challenges and requirements Airborne Remote Sensors Summary (1) * Instrumental Capabilities: - Many active remote sensors (single- and multi-λ radar and lidar, polarization sensitive, elastic and molecular lidars) - Solar and IR radiation measurements (radiance and irradiance [direct and diffuse], broadband and spectrally resolved, polarized) - Microwave radiometers - Imagers - Small and large - Many different airframes - Various levels of maturity. Airborne Remote Sensors Summary (2) * Scientific Capabilities: - Location of cloud and aerosol layers - Profiles of aerosol extinction, backscatter, and polarization - Cloud extinction profiles for τ < 3 - Cloud phase determination

303

DISCUSSION PAPER  

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Dec 1, 2011 ... In the stochastic convex case, when the first-order information is affected by a ran

304

DISCUSSION* - Springer  

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The 34,000 Btu/gal from ADM represented the average of four ADM wet ... (c) One hundred and thirteen percent increase in diesel use in l/ha; .... Fuel Ethanol Produced from U.S. Midwest Corn, prepared for Illinois Department of Commerce  ...

305

Discussion Paper  

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A. D., Freitag, S., Brekhovskikh, V., Kapustin, V., Mc- Naughton, C., Campos, T., and Wood, R.: Organic matter and non-refractory aerosol over the remote Southeast Pacific:...

306

Discussion Paper  

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acp-8-3937-2008, 2008. Ervens, B., Cubison, M. J., Andrews, E., Feingold, G., Ogren, J. A., Jimenez, J. L., Quinn, P. K., Bates, T. S., Wang, J., Zhang, Q., Coe, H., Flynn,...

307

Faraday Discussions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Additional computational resources were used on the High Performance Computing Cluster at the University of Maryland. ...

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

308

A DOUBLE PLANETARY SYSTEM AROUND THE EVOLVED INTERMEDIATE-MASS STAR HD 4732  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report the detection of a double planetary system orbiting around the evolved intermediate-mass star HD 4732 from precise Doppler measurements at Okayama Astrophysical Observatory and Australian Astronomical Observatory. The star is a K0 subgiant with a mass of 1.7 M {sub Sun} and solar metallicity. The planetary system is composed of two giant planets with minimum mass of msin i = 2.4 M {sub J}, orbital period of 360.2 days and 2732 days, and eccentricity of 0.13 and 0.23, respectively. Based on dynamical stability analysis for the system, we set the upper limit on the mass of the planets to be about 28 M {sub J} (i > 5 Degree-Sign ) in the case of coplanar prograde configuration.

Sato, Bun'ei; Omiya, Masashi; Harakawa, Hiroki; Nagasawa, Makiko; Ida, Shigeru [Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan)] [Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan); Wittenmyer, Robert A. [Department of Astrophysics, School of Physics, University of NSW 2052 (Australia)] [Department of Astrophysics, School of Physics, University of NSW 2052 (Australia); Izumiura, Hideyuki; Kambe, Eiji [Okayama Astrophysical Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Kamogata, Okayama 719-0232 (Japan)] [Okayama Astrophysical Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Kamogata, Okayama 719-0232 (Japan); Takeda, Yoichi; Kokubo, Eiichiro [The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shonan Village, Hayama, Kanagawa 240-0193 (Japan)] [The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shonan Village, Hayama, Kanagawa 240-0193 (Japan); Yoshida, Michitoshi [Hiroshima Astrophysical Science Center, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8526 (Japan)] [Hiroshima Astrophysical Science Center, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8526 (Japan); Itoh, Yoichi [Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory, Center for Astronomy, University of Hyogo, 407-2, Nishigaichi, Sayo, Hyogo 679-5313 (Japan)] [Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory, Center for Astronomy, University of Hyogo, 407-2, Nishigaichi, Sayo, Hyogo 679-5313 (Japan); Ando, Hiroyasu, E-mail: satobn@geo.titech.ac.jp [National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588 (Japan)] [National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588 (Japan)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

A BINARY ORBIT FOR THE MASSIVE, EVOLVED STAR HDE 326823, A WR+O SYSTEM PROGENITOR  

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The hot star HDE 326823 is a candidate transition-phase object that is evolving into a nitrogen-enriched Wolf-Rayet star. It is also a known low-amplitude, photometric variable with a 6.123 day period. We present new, high- and moderate-resolution spectroscopy of HDE 326823, and we show that the absorption lines show coherent Doppler shifts with this period while the emission lines display little or no velocity variation. We interpret the absorption line shifts as the orbital motion of the apparently brighter star in a close, interacting binary. We argue that this star is losing mass to a mass gainer star hidden in a thick accretion torus and to a circumbinary disk that is the source of the emission lines. HDE 326823 probably belongs to a class of objects that produce short-period WR+O binaries.

Richardson, N. D.; Gies, D. R.; Williams, S. J., E-mail: richardson@chara.gsu.edu, E-mail: gies@chara.gsu.edu, E-mail: swilliams@chara.gsu.edu [Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4106, Atlanta, GA 30302-4106 (United States)

2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

310

EVOLVING GRAVITATIONALLY UNSTABLE DISKS OVER COSMIC TIME: IMPLICATIONS FOR THICK DISK FORMATION  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Observations of disk galaxies at z {approx} 2 have demonstrated that turbulence driven by gravitational instability can dominate the energetics of the disk. We present a one-dimensional simulation code, which we have made publicly available, that economically evolves these galaxies from z {approx} 2 to z {approx} 0 on a single CPU in a matter of minutes, tracking column density, metallicity, and velocity dispersions of gaseous and multiple stellar components. We include an H{sub 2}-regulated star formation law and the effects of stellar heating by transient spiral structure. We use this code to demonstrate a possible explanation for the existence of a thin and thick disk stellar population and the age-velocity-dispersion correlation of stars in the solar neighborhood: the high velocity dispersion of gas in disks at z {approx} 2 decreases along with the cosmological accretion rate, while at lower redshift the dynamically colder gas forms the low velocity dispersion stars of the thin disk.

Forbes, John; Krumholz, Mark [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States); Burkert, Andreas, E-mail: jforbes@ucolick.org, E-mail: krumholz@ucolick.org, E-mail: burkert@usm.uni-muenchen.de [University Observatory Munich (USM), Scheinerstrasse 1, 81679 Munich (Germany)

2012-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

311

Direct numerical simulation of temporally evolving luminous jet flames with detailed fuel and soot chemistry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Direct numerical simulations of 2D temporally-evolving luminous turbulent ethylene-air jet diffusion flames are performed using a high-order compressible Navier-Stokes solver. The simulations use a reduced mechanism derived from a detailed ethylene-air chemical kinetic mechanism that includes the reaction pathways for the formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The gas-phase chemistry is coupled with a detailed soot particle model based on the method of moments with interpolative closure that accounts for soot nucleation, coagulation, surface growth through HACA mechanism, and oxidation. Radiative heat transfer of CO{sub 2}, H{sub 2}O, and soot is treated by solving the radiative transfer equation using the discrete transfer method. This work presents preliminary results of radiation effects on soot dynamics at the tip of a jet diffusion flame with a particular focus on soot formation/oxidation.

Sankaran, Ramanan [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

U-dbms: a database system for managing constantly-evolving data  

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In many systems, sensors are used to acquire information from external environments such as temperature, pressure and locations. Due to continuous changes in these values, and limited resources (e.g., network bandwidth and battery power), it is often infeasible for the database to store the exact values at all times. Queries that uses these old values can produce invalid results. In order to manage the uncertainty between the actual sensor value and the database value, we propose a system called U-DBMS. U-DBMS extends the database system with uncertainty management functionalities. In particular, each data value is represented as an interval and a probability distribution function, and it can be processed with probabilistic query operators to produce imprecise (but correct) answers. This demonstration presents a PostgreSQL-based system that handles uncertainty and probabilistic queries for constantly-evolving data. 1

Reynold Cheng; Sarvjeet Singh; Sunil Prabhakar

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

SPITZER AND HERSCHEL MULTIWAVELENGTH CHARACTERIZATION OF THE DUST CONTENT OF EVOLVED H II REGIONS  

SciTech Connect

We have analyzed a uniform sample of 16 evolved H II regions located in a 2 Degree-Sign Multiplication-Sign 2 Degree-Sign Galactic field centered at (l,b) = (30 Degree-Sign , 0 Degree-Sign ) and observed as part of the Herschel Hi-GAL survey. The evolutionary stage of these H II regions was established using ancillary radio-continuum data. By combining Hi-GAL PACS (70 {mu}m, 160 {mu}m) and SPIRE (250 {mu}m, 350 {mu}m, and 500 {mu}m) measurements with MIPSGAL 24 {mu}m data, we built spectral energy distributions of the sources and showed that a two-component gray-body model is a good representation of the data. In particular, wavelengths >70 {mu}m appear to trace a cold dust component, for which we estimated an equilibrium temperature of the big grains (BGs) in the range 20-30 K, while for {lambda} < 70 {mu}m, the data indicate the presence of a warm dust component at temperatures of the order of 50-90 K. This analysis also revealed that dust is present in the interior of H II regions, although likely not in a large amount. In addition, the data seem to corroborate the hypothesis that the main mechanism responsible for the (partial) depletion of dust in H II regions is radiation-pressure-driven drift. In this framework, we speculated that the 24 {mu}m emission that spatially correlates with ionized gas might be associated with either very small grain or BG replenishment, as recently proposed for the case of wind-blown bubbles. Finally, we found that evolved H II regions are characterized by distinctive far-IR and submillimeter colors, which can be used as diagnostics for their identification in unresolved Galactic and extragalactic regions.

Paladini, R. [NASA Herschel Science Center, California Institute of Technology, 1200, East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Umana, G. [INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, I-95123 Catania (Italy); Veneziani, M.; Noriega-Crespo, A. [Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, California Institute of Technology, 1200, East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Anderson, L. D. [Department of Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 (United States); Piacentini, F. [Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, I-00185 Roma (Italy); Pinheiro Goncalves, D. [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto 50 George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3H4 (Canada); Paradis, D.; Bernard, J.-P. [Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, 9 Avenue du Colonel Roche, F-31028 Toulouse Cedex 4 (France); Tibbs, C. T. [Spitzer Science Center, California Institute of Technology, 1200, East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Natoli, P., E-mail: paladini@ipac.caltech.edu [Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione Ferrara, I-44100 Ferrara (Italy)

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Recovery Act Information, Legislation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 110–140: Provided further, That the Secretary of Energy may use ... Such protocols and standards shall further align policy, business, and technology ...

2013-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

315

Protecting biodiversity through legislation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

;Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Should drilling for oil be allowed? #12;Wise use · Federal lands

Pennings, Steven C.

316

MEP Legislative History  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... industrial sectors, (B) the quality of service to be provided, (C) geographical diversity and extent of service area, and (D) the percentage of funding ...

2013-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

317

A METHOD FOR DATA-DRIVEN SIMULATIONS OF EVOLVING SOLAR ACTIVE REGIONS  

SciTech Connect

We present a method for performing data-driven simulations of solar active region formation and evolution. The approach is based on magnetofriction, which evolves the induction equation assuming that the plasma velocity is proportional to the Lorentz force. The simulations of active region (AR) coronal field are driven by temporal sequences of photospheric magnetograms from the Helioseismic Magnetic Imager instrument on board the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). Under certain conditions, the data-driven simulations produce flux ropes that are ejected from the modeled AR due to loss of equilibrium. Following the ejection of flux ropes, we find an enhancement of the photospheric horizontal field near the polarity inversion line. We also present a method for the synthesis of mock coronal images based on a proxy emissivity calculated from the current density distribution in the model. This method yields mock coronal images that are somewhat reminiscent of images of ARs taken by instruments such as SDO's Atmospheric Imaging Assembly at extreme ultraviolet wavelengths.

Cheung, Mark C. M.; DeRosa, Marc L. [Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory, 3251 Hanover Street, Building/252, Palo Alto, CA 94304 (United States)

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

The future of the Sun: an evolved solar twin revealed by CoRoT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The question of whether the Sun is peculiar within the class of solar-type stars has been the subject of active investigation over the past three decades. Although several solar twins have been found with stellar parameters similar to those of the Sun (albeit in a range of Li abundances and with somewhat different compositions), their rotation periods are unknown, except for 18 Sco, which is younger than the Sun and with a rotation period shorter than solar. It is difficult to obtain rotation periods for stars of solar age from ground-based observations, as a low activity level imply a shallow rotational modulation of their light curves. CoRoT has provided space-based long time series from which the rotation periods of solar twins as old as the Sun could be estimated. Based on high S/N high resolution spectroscopic observations gathered at the Subaru Telescope, we show that the star CoRoT ID 102684698 (CoRoT Sol 1) is a somewhat evolved solar twin with a low Li abundance. Its rotation period is 29 +- 5 days, ...

Nascimento, J -D do; Melendez, J; da Costa, J S; de Mello, G F Porto; Castro, M

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Structural insights into the metabolism of 2-chlorodibenzofuran by an evolved biphenyl dioxygenase  

SciTech Connect

The biphenyl dioxygenase of Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 (BphAE{sub LB400}) is a Rieske-type oxygenase that catalyzes the stereospecific oxygenation of many heterocyclic aromatics including dibenzofuran. In a previous work, we evolved BphAE{sub LB400} and obtained BphAE{sub RR41}. This variant metabolizes dibenzofuran and 2-chlorodibenzofuran more efficiently than BphAE{sub LB400}. However, the regiospecificity of BphAE{sub RR41} toward these substrates differs. Dibenzofuran is metabolized principally through a lateral dioxygenation whereas 2-chlorodibenzofuran is metabolized principally through an angular dioxygenation. In order to explain this difference, we examined the crystal structures of both substrate-bound forms of BphAE{sub RR41} obtained under anaerobic conditions. This structure analysis, in combination with biochemical data for a Ser283Gly mutant provided evidences that the substrate is compelled to move after oxygen-binding in BphAE{sub RR41}:dibenzofuran. In BphAE{sub RR41}:2-chlorodibenzofuran, the chlorine atom is close to the side chain of Ser283. This contact is missing in the BphAE{sub RR41}:dibenzofuran, and strong enough in the BphAE{sub RR41}:2-chlorodibenzofuran to help prevent substrate movement during the catalytic reaction.

Kumar, Pravindra; Mohammadi, Mahmood; Dhindwal, Sonali; Pham, Thi Thanh My; Bolin, Jeffrey T.; Sylvestre, Michel (INRS); (IIT-India); (Purdue)

2012-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

320

How did the Sun affect the climate when life evolved on the Earth?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using kappa Ceti as a proxy for the young Sun we show that not only was the young Sun much more effective in protecting the Earth environment from galactic cosmic rays than the present day Sun; it also had flare and corona mass ejection rates up to three orders of magnitude larger than the present day Sun. The reduction in the galactic cosmic ray influx caused by the young Sun's enhanced shielding capability has been suggested as a solution to what is known as the faint young Sun paradox, i.e. the fact that the luminosity of the young Sun was only around 75% of its present value when life started to evolve on our planet around four billion years ago. This suggestion relies on the hypothesis that the changing solar activity results in a changing influx of galactic cosmic rays to the Earth, which results in a changing low-altitude cloud coverage and thus a changing climate. Here we show how the larger corona mass ejection rates of the young Sun would have had an effect on the climate with a magnitude similar to...

Karoff, C

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIGH ENERGY DENSITY PLASMA PHYSICS: AN EVOLVING ROLE ON THE NATIONAL SCENE  

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of matter. This talk will discuss the evolution of the DOE/NNSA research program in this area, highlight of the NNSA labs, and the relation ship between the NNSA and the broader DOE. At LLNL, Dr. Budil's research

Shyy, Wei

322

1053-5888/13/$31.002013IEEE IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE [129] MAy 2013 ommunication networks have evolved from spe-  

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have evolved from spe- cialized research and tactical transmission systems to large-scale and highly network cartography--a frame- work to construct maps of the dynamic network state in an efficient such as those deployed to monitor the smart power grid, transportation networks, medical information net- works

Giannakis, Georgios

323

Using ECA rules to implement mobile query agents for fast-evolving pure P2P database systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A challenging issue in fast-evolving pure P2P networks is the design of an appropriate mechanism for processing queries. Since both the data content of the peers as well as their acquaintances, change rapidly the typical P2P querying techniques become ... Keywords: ECA model, P2P systems, mobile agents, mobile databases

Verena Kantere; Aris Tsois

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Computer science is the study of design, theory, and application of computers. It is a continuously evolving field based on  

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Computer science is the study of design, theory, and application of computers. It is a continuously evolving field based on electronics, linguistics, logic, mathematics, and systems engineering. The computer science program emphasizes the development of software and the use of computers focusing around

Hemmers, Oliver

325

Computer experts meet at CERN to discuss future of european high performance computing and networking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Computer experts meet at CERN to discuss future of european high performance computing and networking

CERN Press Office. Geneva

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Original Research Chlorine Gas: An Evolving Hazardous Material Threat and Unconventional Weapon  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chlorine gas represents a hazardous material threat from industrial accidents and as a terrorist weapon. This review will summarize recent events involving chlorine disasters and its use by terrorists, discuss pre-hospital considerations and suggest strategies for the initial management for acute chlorine exposure events. [West J Emerg Med. 2010; 11(2):151-156.

Robert Jones Md; Brandon Wills Do; Christopher Kang Md

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Structural oxidation state studies of the manganese cluster in the oxygen evolving complex of photosystem II  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) was performed on Photosystem II (PSII)-enriched membranes prepared from spinach to explore: (1) the correlation between structure and magnetic spin state of the Mn cluster in the oxygen evolving complex (OEC) in the S{sub 2} state; and (2) the oxidation state changes of the Mn cluster in the flash-induced S-states. The structure of the Mn cluster in the S{sub 2} state with the g{approx}4 electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) signal (S{sub 2}-g4 state) was compared with that in the S{sub 2} state with multiline signal (S{sub 2}-MLS state) and the S{sub 1} state. The S{sub 2}-g4 state has a higher XAS inflection point energy than that of the S{sub 1} state, indicating the oxidation of Mn in the advance from the S{sub 1} to the S{sub 2}-g4 state. Differences in the edge shape and in the extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) show that the structure of the Mn cluster in the S{sub 2}-g4 state is different from that in the S{sub 2}-MLS or the S{sub 1} state. In the S{sub 2}-g4 state, the second shell of backscatterers from the Mn absorber contains two Mn-Mn distances of 2.73 {angstrom} and 2.85 {angstrom}. Very little distance disorder exists in the second shell of the S{sub 1} or S{sub 2}-MLS states. The third shell of the S{sub 2}-g4 state at about 3.3 {angstrom} also contains increased heterogeneity relative to that of the S{sub 2}-MLS or the S{sub 1} state. Various S-states were prepared at room-temperature by saturating, single-turnover flashes. The flash-dependent oscillation in the amplitude of the MLS was used to characterize the S-state composition and to construct {open_quotes}pure{close_quotes} S-state Mn K-edge spectra. The edge position shifts to higher energy by 1.8 eV upon the S{sub 1} {yields} S{sub 2} transition.

Liang, W.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Two US markets, or one? How the MTBE-gasoline relationship is evolving  

SciTech Connect

This issue of Energy Detente features the price sensitivity of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether. Data is presented for US wholesale gasoline prices vs. MTBE for the 20-month period beginning in June 1994 and ending in January 1996, and the data is discussed. Also contained in this issue is the refining netback data and the fuel price/tax data for the period ending January 5, 1996.

1996-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

329

Advancing sustainable bioenergy: Evolving stakeholder interests and the relevance of research  

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The sustainability of future bioenergy production rests on more than continual improvements in its environmental, economic, and social impacts. The emergence of new biomass feedstocks, an expanding array of conversion pathways, and expected increases in overall bioenergy production are connecting diverse technical, social, and policy communities. These stakeholder groups have different and potentially conflicting values and cultures, and therefore different goals and decision making processes. Our aim is to discuss the implications of this diversity for bioenergy researchers. The paper begins with a discussion of bioenergy stakeholder groups and their varied interests, and illustrates how this diversity complicates efforts to define and promote sustainable bioenergy production. We then discuss what this diversity means for research practice. Researchers, we note, should be aware of stakeholder values, information needs, and the factors affecting stakeholder decision making if the knowledge they generate is to reach its widest potential use. We point out how stakeholder participation in research can increase the relevance of its products, and argue that stakeholder values should inform research questions and the choice of analytical assumptions. Finally, we make the case that additional natural science and technical research alone will not advance sustainable bioenergy production, and that important research gaps relate to understanding stakeholder decision making and the need, from a broader social science perspective, to develop processes to identify and accommodate different value systems. While sustainability requires more than improved scientific and technical understanding, the need to understand stakeholder values and manage diversity presents important research opportunities.

Johnson, Timothy L [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Raleigh, North Carolina; Bielicki, Dr Jeffrey M [University of Minnesota; Dodder, Rebecca [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Hilliard, Michael R [ORNL; Kaplan, Ozge [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Miller, C. Andy [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamical Bayesian Inference of Time-evolving Interactions: From a Pair of Coupled Oscillators to Networks of Oscillators  

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Living systems have time-evolving interactions that, until recently, could not be identified accurately from recorded time series in the presence of noise. Stankovski et al. (Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 024101, 2012) introduced a method based on dynamical Bayesian inference that facilitates the simultaneous detection of time-varying synchronization, directionality of influence, and coupling functions. It can distinguish unsynchronized dynamics from noise-induced phase slips. The method is based on phase dynamics, with Bayesian inference of the time- evolving parameters being achieved by shaping the prior densities to incorporate knowledge of previous samples. We now present the method in detail using numerically-generated data, data from an analog electronic circuit, and cardio-respiratory data. We also generalize the method to encompass networks of interacting oscillators and thus demonstrate its applicability to small-scale networks.

Duggento, Andrea; McClintock, Peter V E; Stefanovska, Aneta

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps...  

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

FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois August 19, 2010 -...

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FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Sponsored by the Liberal Studies Department at CSUF  

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FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Sponsored by the Liberal Studies Department at CSUF In Kitale by an audience discussion with film director Philip Hamer. No admission charge: Free and open to the public

de Lijser, Peter

333

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

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

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

334

DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION -16 JUNE 03 THE DISCOUNT RATE IN THE FIFTH POWER PLAN  

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". The second answered "150." "Good," said Einstein. "I look forward to discussing the issues of nuclear non-proliferation

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Planetary Companions to Evolved Intermediate-Mass Stars: 14 Andromedae, 81 Ceti, 6 Lyncis, and HD 167042  

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We report on the detection of four extrasolar planets orbiting evolved intermediate-mass stars from a precise Doppler survey of G and K giants at Okayama Astrophysical Observatory. All of the host stars are considered to be formerly early F-type or A-type dwarfs when they were on the main sequence. 14 And (K0 III) is a clump giant with a mass of 2.2 M_solar and has a planet of minimum mass m_2sin i=4.8 M_Jup in a nearly circular orbit with a 186 day period. This is one of the innermost planets around evolved intermediate-mass stars and such planets have only been discovered in clump giants. 81 Cet (G5 III) is a clump giant with 2.4 M_solar hosting a planet of m_2sin i=5.3 M_Jup in a 953 day orbit with an eccentricity of e=0.21. 6 Lyn (K0 IV) is a less evolved subgiant with 1.7 M_solar and has a planet of m_2sin i=2.4 M_Jup in a 899 day orbit with e=0.13. HD 167042 (K1 IV) is also a less evolved star with 1.5 M_solar hosting a planet of m_2sin i=1.6 M_Jup in a 418 day orbit with e=0.10. This planet was independently announced by Johnson et al. (2008, ApJ, 675, 784). All of the host stars have solar or sub-solar metallicity, which supports the lack of metal-rich tendency in planet-harboring giants in contrast to the case of dwarfs.

Bun'ei Sato; Eri Toyota; Masashi Omiya; Hideyuki Izumiura; Eiji Kambe; Seiji Masuda; Yoichi Takeda; Yoichi Itoh; Hiroyasu Ando; Michitoshi Yoshida; Eiichiro Kokubo; Shigeru Ida

2008-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

336

Evolving T-cell vaccine strategies for HIV, the virus with a thousand faces  

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HIV's rapid global spread and the human suffering it has left in its wake have made AIDS a global heath priority for the 25 years since its discovery. Yet its capacity to rapidly evolve has made combating this virus a tremendous challenge. The obstacles to creating an effective HIV vaccine are formidable, but there are advances in the field on many fronts, in terms of novel vectors, adjuvants, and antigen design strategies. SIV live attenuated vaccine models are able to confer protection against heterologous challenge, and this continues to provide opportunities to explore the biological underpinnings of a protective effect (9). More indirect, but equally important, is new understanding regarding the biology of acute infection (43), the role of immune response in long-term non-progression (6,62, 81), and defining characteristics of broadly neutralizing antibodies (4). In this review we will focus on summarizing strategies directed towards a single issue, that of contending with HIV variation in terms of designing aT-cell vaccine. The strategies that prove most effective in this area can ultimately be combined with the best strategies under development in other areas, with the hope of ultimately converging on a viable vaccine candidate. Only two large HIV vaccine efficacy trials have been completed and both have failed to prevent infection or confer a benefit to infected individual (23,34), but there is ample reason to continue our efforts. A historic breakthrough came in 1996, when it was realized that although the virus could escape from a single antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, it could be thwarted by a combination of medications that simultaneously targeted different parts of the virus (HAART) (38). This revelation came after 15 years of research, thought, and clinical testing; to enable that vital progress the research and clinical communities had to first define and understand, then develop a strategy to counter, the remarkable evolutionary potential of the virus. HAART, for the first time, provided an effective treatment to help those with living with HIV stay healthy. Nonetheless, the treatment has limitations. People with HIV face a lifetime of expensive daily multi-drug regimens, often with side effects; drug resistance at the individual and population level are issues (56); and universal access, despite substantial progress, is a dream not yet realized for many of the millions of the world's poor who are living with HIV (68). These issues, combined with the growing numbers of people infected globally and impact of HIV on society, make the development of an HIV vaccine or a prophylactic prevention strategy a crucial if elusive goal. In some ways, the history of HIV vaccine deVelopment has paralleled the early stages of designing effective therapy. We had to test the simple strategies first, but meanwhile the story of the impact of diversity from an immunological perspective is still unfolding, and novel ideas countermeasures are being explored.

Korber, Bette [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

14th Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells& Modules: Materials and Processes; Summary of Discussion Sessions  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The 14th Workshop discussion sessions addressed funding needs for Si research and for R&D to enhance U.S. PV manufacturing. The wrap-up session specifically addressed topics for the new university silicon program. The theme of the workshop, Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells: Leapfrogging the Barriers, was selected to reflect the astounding progress in Si PV technology during last three decades, despite a host of barriers and bottlenecks. A combination of oral, poster, and discussion sessions addressed recent advances in crystal growth technology, new cell structures and doping methods, silicon feedstock issues, hydrogen passivation and fire through metallization, and module issues/reliability. The following oral/discussion sessions were conducted: (1) Technology Update; (2) Defects and Impurities in Si/Discussion; (3) Rump Session; (4) Module Issues and Reliability/Discussion; (5) Silicon Feedstock/Discussion; (6) Novel Doping, Cells, and Hetero-Structure Designs/Discussion; (7) Metallization/Silicon Nitride Processing/Discussion; (8) Hydrogen Passivation/Discussion; (9) Characterization/Discussion; and (10) Wrap-Up. This year's workshop lasted three and a half days and, for the first time, included a session on Si modules. A rump session was held on the evening of August 8, which addressed efficiency expectations and challenges of c Si solar cells/modules. Richard King of DOE and Daren Dance of Wright Williams& Kelly (formerly of Sematech) spoke at two of the luncheon sessions. Eleven students received Graduate Student Awards from funds contributed by the PV industry.

Sopori, B.; Tan, T.; Sinton, R.; Swanson, D.

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Energy Policy Forum to Discuss 'Possible Solutions to High Gas Prices'  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Policy Forum to Discuss “Possible Solutions to High Gas Prices” Moderated by Congressman Jim Gerlach History and Outlook for Gasoline Prices

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US, China Hold Joint Meeting to Discuss Peaceful Uses of Nuclear...  

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China Hold Joint Meeting to Discuss Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation...

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Thermochemical production of hydrogen from water. [Brief discussion of some cycles being investigated  

SciTech Connect

After a brief discussion of thermochemical efficiency and step-wise decomposition of water, some of the more promising thermochemical hydrogen cycles under investigation are described. (LK)

Cox, K.E.; Bowman, M.G.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On using the WMAP distance priors in constraining the time evolving equation of state of dark energy  

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Recently, the WMAP group has published their five-year data and considered the constraints on the time evolving equation of state of dark energy for the first time from the WMAP distance information. In this paper, we study the effectiveness of the usage of these distance information and find that these compressed CMB information can give similar constraints on dark energy parameters compared with the full CMB power spectrum if dark energy perturbations are included, however, once incorrectly neglecting the dark energy perturbations, the difference of the results are sizable.

Hong Li; Jun-Qing Xia; Gong-Bo Zhao; Zu-Hui Fan; Xinmin Zhang

2008-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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On using the WMAP distance priors in constraining the time evolving equation of state of dark energy  

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Recently, the WMAP group has published their five-year data and considered the constraints on the time evolving equation of state of dark energy for the first time from the "WMAP distance priors". In this paper, we study the effectiveness of the usage of these distance priors and find that these compressed CMB information can give similar constraints on dark energy parameters compared with the full CMB power spectrum if dark energy perturbation is included, however, once incorrectly neglecting the dark energy perturbation, the difference of the results is sizable.

Li, Hong; Zhao, Gong-Bo; Fan, Zu-Hui; Zhang, Xinmin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sugar Competition Results Discussion Future Sugar: A SAT-based CSP Solver  

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Sugar Competition Results Discussion Future . . . .. . . Sugar: A SAT-based CSP Solver --Results summary of the 3rd intertional CSP solver competition-- Naoyuki Tamura, Tomoya Tanjo, Mutsunori Banbara-based CSP Solver --Results summary of #12;Sugar Competition Results Discussion Future Outline .. Sugar CSP

Banbara, Mutsunori

344

Two-Year Study of Emotion and Communication Patterns in a Highly Polarized Political Discussion Forum  

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The article presents analysis of a Polish Internet political discussion forum, characterized by significant polarization and high levels of emotion. The study compares samples of discussions gathered at three periods during a 2-year time, during which ... Keywords: Internet communities, emotions, political polarization

Pawel Sobkowicz; Antoni Sobkowicz

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ISNAR Discussion Paper 9 Capacity Development as a Research Domain: Frameworks, Approaches, and Analytics  

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www.ifpri.org IFPRI Division Discussion Papers contain preliminary material and research results. They have not been subject to formal external reviews managed by IFPRI’s Publications Review Committee, but have been reviewed by at least one internal or external researcher. They are circulated in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment.

Suresh Ch; Ra Babu; Debdatta Sengupta

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spiro D Alexandratos, Status Discussion | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Spiro D Spiro D Alexandratos, Status Discussion Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division CSGB Home About Research Areas Scientific Highlights Reports & Activities Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home Third DOE BES Separations Research Workshop Spiro D Alexandratos, Status Discussion Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Third DOE/Basic Energy Sciences Separations Research Workshop Savannah DeSoto Hilton, Savannah, Georgia May 12-14, 1999 Status Discussion Spiro D. Alexandratos University of Tennessee The discussion leader in this portion of the summaries of the 3rd DOE/BES Separations Sciences Research Workshop was Professor Spiro Alexandratos of the University of Tennessee. His approach was to present an overview of the technical discussions of the workshop, which almost overlays the status

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Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers |  

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

Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers September 1, 2011 - 5:58pm Addthis Energy Secretary Steven Chu joins business leaders and the Deans of Engineering schools in Portland, Oregon, to discuss Americañ€™s need for engineers as part of a regional listening and action session hosted by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. | Image courtesy of Intel. Energy Secretary Steven Chu joins business leaders and the Deans of Engineering schools in Portland, Oregon, to discuss America's need for engineers as part of a regional listening and action session hosted by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. | Image courtesy of Intel. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar

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Secretary Chu to Discuss Importance of Electric Grid Modernization to U.S.  

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to Discuss Importance of Electric Grid Modernization to Discuss Importance of Electric Grid Modernization to U.S. Competitiveness at Gridwise Global Forum Secretary Chu to Discuss Importance of Electric Grid Modernization to U.S. Competitiveness at Gridwise Global Forum November 7, 2011 - 4:43pm Addthis Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join Israeli Minster of National Infrastructures, Uzi Landau, in opening the second annual GridWise Global Forum on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Secretary Chu will discuss the need to modernize America's electric grid to compete in the 21st century global economy. Secretary Chu will deliver remarks and participate in a moderated discussion. The forum is open press and is hosted by the GridWise Alliance, the leading coalition advocating for the transformation of the electric system.

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News Release: DOE Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss the Riverton UMTRCA  

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

DOE Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss the Riverton DOE Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss the Riverton UMTRCA Site News Release: DOE Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss the Riverton UMTRCA Site April 9, 2012 - 2:37pm Addthis News Contact: News Contact: Judy Miller, S.M. Stoller Corporation Public Affairs (970) 248-6363 jmiller@lm.doe.gov The U.S. Department of Energy will host an informational public meeting for Riverton, Wyoming, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) Site stakeholders from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at the Central Wyoming College Arts Theater, 2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss recent events and ongoing work at the Riverton site. The discussion will include an update on the current state of the groundwater remediation strategy, the alternative water supply

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Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers |  

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

Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers Secretary Chu, Intel President Discuss Need for More U.S. Engineers September 1, 2011 - 5:58pm Addthis Energy Secretary Steven Chu joins business leaders and the Deans of Engineering schools in Portland, Oregon, to discuss Americañ€™s need for engineers as part of a regional listening and action session hosted by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. | Image courtesy of Intel. Energy Secretary Steven Chu joins business leaders and the Deans of Engineering schools in Portland, Oregon, to discuss America's need for engineers as part of a regional listening and action session hosted by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. | Image courtesy of Intel. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar

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Comparison And Discussion Of The 6 Km Temperature Maps Of The Western Us  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Comparison And Discussion Of The 6 Km Temperature Maps Of The Western Us Comparison And Discussion Of The 6 Km Temperature Maps Of The Western Us Prepared By The Smu Geothermal Lab And The Usgs Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Comparison And Discussion Of The 6 Km Temperature Maps Of The Western Us Prepared By The Smu Geothermal Lab And The Usgs Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Interpretations of temperature-at-6 km depth maps for the western US are compared and three areas of difference are discussed in detail. These three areas are critical for EGS resource evaluation yet they are quite different between the two maps. The data in these three areas (the northern Oregon Cascade Range, the Snake River Plain, and the northern Great Basin) bearing on the interpretations are discussed. There is a large

352

Numerical and Laboratory Study of a Horizontally Evolving Convective Boundary Layer. Part I: Transition Regimes and Development of the Mixed Layer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Results are presented from a large eddy simulation (LES) and wind tunnel study of the turbulence regime in a horizontally evolving sheared atmospheric convective boundary layer (CBL) capped by a temperature inversion. The wind tunnel part of the ...

E. Fedorovich; F. T. M. Nieuwstadt; R. Kaiser

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A modeling and control framework for operating large-scale electric power systems under present and newly evolving competitive industry structures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper introduces a systematic, structure-based modeling framework for analysis and control of electric power systems for processes evolving over the mid-term and long-term time horizons. Much simpler models than the ...

Ilic, Marija

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Evolution of the Internet Community and the "Yet-to-Evolve" Smart Grid Community: Parallels and Lessons-to-be-Learned  

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How AMI Enables the Smart Grid”, http://www.nextgenpe.com/How-AMI-Enables-the- Smart-Grid/ [12]Bureau of the Census, “and the “Yet-to-evolve” Smart Grid Community: Parallels and

McParland, Charles

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Mod\\'elisation d'une analyse pragma-linguistique d'un forum de discussion  

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We present in this paper, a modelling of an expertise in pragmatics. We follow knowledge engineering techniques and observe the expert when he analyses a social discussion forum. Then a number of models are defined. These models emphasises the process followed by the expert and a number of criteria used in his analysis. Results can be used as guides that help to understand and annotate discussion forum. We aim at modelling other pragmatics analysis in order to complete the base of guides; criteria, process, etc. of discussion analysis

Matta, Nada; Ninova, Goritsa; Atifi, Hassan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

DOE Hosts Public Roundtable Discussion of Smart-Grid Data Access and  

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Hosts Public Roundtable Discussion of Smart-Grid Data Access Hosts Public Roundtable Discussion of Smart-Grid Data Access and Privacy Issues DOE Hosts Public Roundtable Discussion of Smart-Grid Data Access and Privacy Issues June 25, 2010 - 2:57pm Addthis On June 29, 2010, the Department of Energy will host a public roundtable panel discussion to collect additional information about the data access and privacy implications of smart-grid technologies that can provide consumers with near-real-time, granular data about their energy consumption. These technologies have enormous potential to increase the efficiency of power consumption, but they raise new questions about access to consumption data generated by a more interactive electrical-transmission grid. Consequently, this public roundtable is intended to supplement the data

357

ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte  

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

ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting As supplementary information, to address a few questions raised by DOE in the ex parte meeting, ACEEE wishes to address three issues that were discussed - analysis of appropriate situations for a waiver, technical requirements, and procedures to minimize "leakage". We discuss each of these in turn. Analysis of Appropriate Situations for a Waiver For a waiver for a "grid-enabled" water heater to make sense to consumers, the lifetime economic cost of the water heater should be less than a water heater that meets the new 2015 DOE standards. DOE found that for water heaters greater than 55 gallons, an EF of 2.0 was economically justified. In our meeting we mentioned a preliminary analysis of ours which we

358

Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia  

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

and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security Progress Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security Progress February 1, 2008 - 11:13am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) Director Sergey Kiriyenko today met to highlight U.S.-Russian efforts to keep nuclear weapons and weapons material out of the hands of terrorists. Secretary Bodman and Director Kiriyenko discussed progress made and next steps to shutdown Russia plutonium reactors this year, dispose of 68 metric tons of plutonium, and advance cooperation to expand the use of civilian nuclear energy through the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. Secretary Bodman also highlighted

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Energy Secretary Bodman Travels to Moscow, Baku, Kiev to Discuss Energy and  

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

Travels to Moscow, Baku, Kiev to Discuss Travels to Moscow, Baku, Kiev to Discuss Energy and Nuclear Security Energy Secretary Bodman Travels to Moscow, Baku, Kiev to Discuss Energy and Nuclear Security May 20, 2005 - 12:49pm Addthis Trip Will Focus on World Energy Security, Energy Resource Development, and Nuclear Nonproliferation WASHINGTON, DC -- Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman next week will travel to Moscow, Russia; Baku, Azerbaijan; and Kiev, Ukraine, where he will hold discussions with senior officials on a variety of energy and nuclear safety issues, including encouraging the development of diverse energy resources, promoting market transparency and investment, and advancing nuclear nonproliferation. "A healthy, vibrant and transparent global energy market is critical to the economic success of America and all nations," Secretary Bodman said.

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NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at LDRD Symposium | 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 > NNSA Blog > NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss ... NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at LDRD Symposium

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361

Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for  

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and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois August 20, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - Officials from the Department of Energy, the state of Illinois, Ameren, Babcock & Wilcox, American Air Liquide and the FutureGen Alliance discussed the next steps for the FutureGen 2.0 carbon capture and storage project in Illinois. The project remains on track for obligation before the end of September. Preparations will then begin for the repowering of Unit 4 at the Ameren facility in Meredosia, with construction set to begin in 2012. At the same time, following DOE best practices, a site selection process will be conducted to locate a site for the carbon

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Truman's decision to drop the bomb to be discussed at 70th anniversary  

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70th anniversary lecture July 10 about Truman, bomb 70th anniversary lecture July 10 about Truman, bomb Truman's decision to drop the bomb to be discussed at 70th anniversary lecture July 10 Noel Pugach will discuss Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities and explain how and why he made it July 3, 2013 70th anniversary lecture July 10 about Truman, bomb Noel Pugach will discuss Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities and explain how and why he made it Contact Nick Njegomir Communications Office (505) 667-5679 Email "Harry S. Truman considered the use of the atomic bomb on Japan among the most important and consequential actions of his presidency. Historians and journalists have concurred in that judgment, though some have condemned it," Pugach said. Truman's decision to drop the bomb to be discussed at 70th anniversary

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Secretary Bodman Meets with Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA  

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Senators, Commits to Further Discussion Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA Debt Prepayment Proposal Secretary Bodman Meets with Senators, Commits to Further Discussion of BPA Debt Prepayment Proposal February 16, 2006 - 11:57am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman, in a meeting today with Pacific Northwest Senators hosted by Senator Larry Craig, committed to continue discussions with Pacific Northwest interests concerning the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) debt prepayment proposal included in President Bush's FY 2007 Budget Request. "It was helpful for me to hear the perspectives of this bipartisan group of Pacific Northwest Senators, and to hear their views about the proposal in the President's budget request," Secretary Bodman said. "However, I

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ROTC Day participants discuss role science, engineering will play in future  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

ROTC Day participants discuss role science, engineering will play in future ROTC Day participants discuss role science, engineering will play in future military careers | 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 > NNSA Blog > ROTC Day participants discuss role science, engineering ... ROTC Day participants discuss role science, engineering will play in future

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ESCC Evening Discussion: High Performance Data Transfer Eli Dart, Network Engineer  

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ESCC Evening Discussion: ESCC Evening Discussion: High Performance Data Transfer Eli Dart, Network Engineer ESnet Network Engineering Group Summer ESCC/Joint Techs Columbus, OH July 14, 2010 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science High Performance Data Transfer * This is a broad topic with several components * Last discussion - perfSONAR * Tonight's discussion - possible next steps to increase the performance achieved by scientists in their use of the network - What is "the network" from a user's perspective? - Deployment of dedicated systems - Need for cooperation - Do the easy stuff first 7/13/10 2 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science Data Transfer Is A Tractable Problem

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NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at  

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to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at LDRD Symposium | 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 > NNSA Blog > NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss ... NNSA to bring together researchers to discuss discovery and innovation at LDRD Symposium

367

Momentum Advection and the Gradient of a Vector Field: A Discussion of Standard Notation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The confusion and ambiguity in the literature regarding the notation (V · )V versus V · V is discussed, and the equivalence of the two expressions is demonstrated. The invariance of this notation in any coordinate system is also shown.

Alex J. DeCaria; Todd D. Sikora

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

ACEEE Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at June 11, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting  

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

As supplementary information, to address a few questions raised by DOE in the ex parte meeting, ACEEE wishes to address three issues that were discussed – analysis of appropriate situations for a...

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Discussion Paper no. 1115-96 Employer Demand, AFDC Recipients, and Labor Market Policy  

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I would like to thank Sheldon Danziger for helpful comments on an earlier draft. IRP publications (discussion papers, special reports, and the newsletter Focus) are now available electronically. The IRP Web Site can be accessed at the following address:

Harry J. Holzer

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

The Impact of Writing Area Forecast Discussions on Student Forecaster Performance  

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A brief study is provided on the forecast performance of students who write a mock area forecast discussion (AFD) on a weekly basis. Student performance was tracked for one semester (11 weeks) during the University of Missouri—Columbia's local ...

Patrick S. Market

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Former Laboratory scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War in  

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Former Lab scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War Former Lab scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War Former Laboratory scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War in 70th anniversary talk John C. Hopkins will discuss the role of and rationale for nuclear weapons from the Manhattan Project in the 1940s to the last nuclear test in Nevada in 1992. November 7, 2013 John C. Hopkins John C. Hopkins Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email "I believe that the teams at Los Alamos, Livermore and Sandia and the entire nuclear weapons complex, deserve a resounding 'well done' for their contributions to world peace," Hopkins said. Next-to-last presentation in yearlong series at Bradbury Science Museum LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Nov. 7, 2013-John C. Hopkins, former associate director

372

LM Discusses Management of LTS&M Records | Department of Energy  

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LM Discusses Management of LTS&M Records LM Discusses Management of LTS&M Records LM Discusses Management of LTS&M Records April 18, 2013 - 6:00pm Addthis What does this project do? Goal 2. Preserve, protect, and share records and information The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management's (LM) efforts to maintain long-term surveillance and maintenance (LTS&M) records were highlighted during the 2013 Waste Management Symposia held February 24 through 28, in Phoenix, Arizona. John Montgomery, LM Archives and Information Management Team Leader, discussed challenges in maintaining records regarding the Cold War-era nuclear weapon production sites. These challenges include understanding the contents of record collections, organizing access to the records, and incorporating new records to maintain comprehensive information about each

373

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

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

374

Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for  

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FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois Department of Energy and FutureGen Alliance Discuss Next Steps for FutureGen 2.0 in Illinois August 19, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - At a meeting today in Chicago, officials from the Department of Energy, the state of Illinois, Ameren, Babcock & Wilcox, American Air Liquide and the FutureGen Alliance discussed the next steps for the FutureGen 2.0 carbon capture and storage project in Illinois. The project remains on track for obligation before the end of September. Preparations will then begin for the repowering of Unit 4 at the Ameren facility in Meredosia, with construction set to begin in 2012. At the same time, following DOE best practices, a site selection process will be

375

DiscussionPaper|DiscussionPaper|DiscussionPaper|DiscussionPaper| Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 12991400, 2012  

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Study (CARES) R. A. Zaveri 1 , W. J. Shaw 1 , D. J. Cziczo 2 , B. Schmid 1 , R. A. Ferrare 3 , M. L. Alexander 4 , M. Alexandrov 5 , R. J. Alvarez 6 , W. P. Arnott 7 , D. B. Atkinson 8 , S. Baidar 9 , R. M11 , B. Cairns12 , C. D. Cappa13 , D. Chand1 , S. China14 , J. M. Comstock1 , M. K. Dubey15 , R. C

Homes, Christopher C.

376

Electron self-injection into an evolving plasma bubble: Quasi-monoenergetic laser-plasma acceleration in the blowout regime  

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An electron density bubble driven in a rarefied uniform plasma by a slowly evolving laser pulse goes through periods of adiabatically slow expansions and contractions. Bubble expansion causes robust self-injection of initially quiescent plasma electrons, whereas stabilization and contraction terminate self-injection thus limiting injected charge; concomitant phase space rotation reduces the bunch energy spread. In regimes relevant to experiments with hundred terawatt- to petawatt-class lasers, bubble dynamics and, hence, the self-injection process are governed primarily by the driver evolution. Collective transverse fields of the trapped electron bunch reduce the accelerating gradient and slow down phase space rotation. Bubble expansion followed by stabilization and contraction suppresses the low-energy background and creates a collimated quasi-monoenergetic electron bunch long before dephasing. Nonlinear evolution of the laser pulse (spot size oscillations, self-compression, and front steepening) can also cause continuous self-injection, resulting in a large dark current, degrading the electron beam quality.

Kalmykov, S. Y.; Shadwick, B. A.; Umstadter, D. P. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0299 (United States); Beck, A.; Lefebvre, E. [CEA, DAM, DIF, Arpajon F-91297 (France); Yi, S. A.; Khudik, V. N.; Downer, M. C. [Department of Physics, C1500, niversity of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

377

Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China | Department of  

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Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China April 29, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the Environment and Waste Management Working Group of the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology Joint Coordinated Committee from DOE include, front row, EM Technical Advisor for Foreign Affairs Rosa Elmetti (center) and EM Office of Tank Waste Management Director Steve Schneider (right); middle row, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Manager for Environmental Restoration Jesse Yow (left) and EM Savannah River Operations Office Assistant Manager for Infrastructure and Environmental Stewardship Karen Guevara (center); and third row, Savannah River National Laboratory Associate Laboratory Director for Environmental Stewardship Dr. Jeff Griffin (second from right).

378

25 Cities Meet to Discuss How to Eliminate Barriers and Bring More Solar to  

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5 Cities Meet to Discuss How to Eliminate Barriers and Bring More 5 Cities Meet to Discuss How to Eliminate Barriers and Bring More Solar to Market 25 Cities Meet to Discuss How to Eliminate Barriers and Bring More Solar to Market April 27, 2011 - 5:20pm Addthis DOE Acting Under Secretary Dr. Arun Majumdar and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hold a Philadelphia Proclamation naming April Solar Energy Month. | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Susan Carollo, Contractor | Public Domain | DOE Acting Under Secretary Dr. Arun Majumdar and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hold a Philadelphia Proclamation naming April Solar Energy Month. | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Susan Carollo, Contractor | Public Domain | Susan Carollo Senior Communications Specialist, Solar Program This week, representatives from 25 cities around the nation gathered in

379

Top U.S. Energy Leaders to Discuss How to Maintain Our Lead in Energy  

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Top U.S. Energy Leaders to Discuss How to Maintain Our Lead in Top U.S. Energy Leaders to Discuss How to Maintain Our Lead in Energy Innovation Top U.S. Energy Leaders to Discuss How to Maintain Our Lead in Energy Innovation September 18, 2013 - 3:45pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The United States has been jockeying for leadership in the global clean energy race, with our greatest strengths derived from American innovation and entrepreneurship. This briefing will explore ways the United States can maintain a competitive lead in advanced energy technologies and enhance our economic, energy independence, and national security interests. Speakers will present examples of how strategic partnerships between the Federal government and private sector are spurring the development of the next generation of energy technologies and advanced manufacturing. Deputy

380

Summary Notes from the 10 July 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Point of Compliance  

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the 10 July 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Point of the 10 July 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Point of Compliance Attendees: Representatives from Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR), DOE-Headquarters (DOE-HQ), and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), met at the NRC offices in Rockville, Maryland on 10 July 2007. Representatives from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) and State of Idaho participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: DOE believes that based on the position papers provided prior to the meeting, DOE and NRC staff have many areas of agreement and no significant areas of disagreement with respect to the specific point of compliance requirements articulated in the respective DOE and NRC requirements. The NRC position paper was based on

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Summary Notes from 3 October 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Concentration Averaging  

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3 October 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on 3 October 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Concentration Averaging Attendees: Representatives from Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) met at the DOE offices in Germantown, Maryland on 3 October 2007. Representatives from Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: DOE believes that based on the position papers provided prior to the meeting, DOE and NRC staff have many areas of agreement and no significant areas of disagreement with respect to the concentration averaging requirements articulated in the respective DOE and NRC requirements. The NRC position paper was based on NUREG-

382

NNSA Meets with Japanese Scientists to Discuss On-Going Fukushima Work |  

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NNSA Meets with Japanese Scientists to Discuss On-Going Fukushima NNSA Meets with Japanese Scientists to Discuss On-Going Fukushima Work NNSA Meets with Japanese Scientists to Discuss On-Going Fukushima Work August 3, 2012 - 1:30pm Addthis Scientists from the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). | Photo from the Office of Public Affairs, NNSA Scientists from the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). | Photo from the Office of Public Affairs, NNSA Robert Middaugh Communications Coordinator at the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Scientists from the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) met with colleagues from National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to work on on-going aerial and ground monitoring efforts following the accident at the

383

Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy |  

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the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy June 27, 2012 - 10:25am Addthis Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart. Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart. Kim Saylors-Laster Kim Saylors-Laster Vice President of Walmart Energy More about Kim Saylors-Laster In addition to her role as VP of Walmart Energy, Kim is an ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment initiative. Note: On June 27 at 1 p.m. EDT, the Energy Department is hosting a Women in

384

WEDNESDAY: Energy Secretary Chu and Labor Secretary Solis to Discuss Clean  

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Energy Secretary Chu and Labor Secretary Solis to Energy Secretary Chu and Labor Secretary Solis to Discuss Clean Energy Jobs in Nevada WEDNESDAY: Energy Secretary Chu and Labor Secretary Solis to Discuss Clean Energy Jobs in Nevada June 21, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis will host a media conference call to discuss Nevada's progress in developing a clean and renewable energy economy. Secretary Chu will also preview his trip to the state on Thursday, June 23, where he will deliver a speech to utility workers in Las Vegas and visit a solar manufacturing facility in the region. As part of the call, the U.S. Energy Department will release a fact sheet highlighting a number of innovative energy companies in the state that are

385

Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (I  

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Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) Technology Webcast to Discuss Questions related to Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) Technology Area 1 Phase 2 Renewal Applications DOE/NETL has received several questions from ICCS recipients regarding preparation of "Phase 2 Renewal Applications". NETL has scheduled a Webcast for Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 1pm Eastern Time, to discuss and provide answers to many of these questions. Questions and answers will be posted on the NETL website. Additional questions may be submitted through your NETL Project manager throughout the Renewal Application process. NETL will respond to these in writing and post them on a web site for all Phase 1 Recipients to see. This web site is currently under construction, and a link will be provided in the future.

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Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China | Department of  

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

Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China Meeting Offers Opportunity to Discuss EM Cleanup with China April 29, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the Environment and Waste Management Working Group of the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology Joint Coordinated Committee from DOE include, front row, EM Technical Advisor for Foreign Affairs Rosa Elmetti (center) and EM Office of Tank Waste Management Director Steve Schneider (right); middle row, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Manager for Environmental Restoration Jesse Yow (left) and EM Savannah River Operations Office Assistant Manager for Infrastructure and Environmental Stewardship Karen Guevara (center); and third row, Savannah River National Laboratory Associate Laboratory Director for Environmental Stewardship Dr. Jeff Griffin (second from right).

387

Estimating the Benefits of Government-Sponsored Energy R&D: Synthesis of Conference Discussions  

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In 2001, a National Research Council (NRC) committee conducted a retrospective study of the benefits of some of the energy efficiency and fossil energy programs in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). As part of its study, the NRC committee developed a methodological framework for estimating these benefits. Following the NRC report, a conference was organized by Oak Ridge National Laboratory to discuss ways of adapting and refining the NRC framework for possible use by DOE offices to help plan and manage their R&D. This report is a synthesis of the discussions at the conference.

Lee, R.

2003-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

388

Motivation, Design, and Ubiquity: A Discussion of Research Ethics and Computer Science  

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Modern society is permeated with computers, and the software that controls them can have latent, long-term, and immediate effects that reach far beyond the actual users of these systems. This places researchers in Computer Science and Software Engineering in a critical position of influence and responsibility, more than any other field because computer systems are vital research tools for other disciplines. This essay presents several key ethical concerns and responsibilities relating to research in computing. The goal is to promote awareness and discussion of ethical issues among computer science researchers. A hypothetical case study is provided, along with questions for reflection and discussion.

David R. Wright

2007-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

389

Nuclear talks in Austria International representatives will meet in Vienna on Saturday to discuss a  

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Nuclear talks in Austria International representatives will meet in Vienna on Saturday to discuss a controversial nuclear fusion plan. The technical meeting of experts is intended to pave the way of nuclear fusion say it provides an attractive long-term energy option, because the basic materials needed

390

Aug. 8-9, 2006 HAPL meeting, GA Open Discussion on Advanced Armor  

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Aug. 8-9, 2006 HAPL meeting, GA 1 Open Discussion on Advanced Armor Concepts Moderated by A. René in case the W armor does not work. #12;Aug. 8-9, 2006 HAPL meeting, GA 3 Roman Aquaduct at Pont du Gard, Provence #12;Aug. 8-9, 2006 HAPL meeting, GA 4 Possible Advanced Armor Options Include: · Engineered

Raffray, A. René

391

THE NON-LINEAR THEORY OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES. Discussions led by W. Heisenberg  

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A transcript is given of a recorded discussion of t he nonlinear theory of elementary particles; which was held at the University of Rochester in August 1960, at the close of a seminar on "Theoriss of Elementary Particles." (B.O.G.)

1961-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

392

Analyzing student interactions and meaning construction in computer bulletin board discussions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This case study, based on social constructivist learning theory, investigated the communication patterns and the knowledge construction process of students who used a computer bulletin board system (BBS) to discuss course-related content. Collected data ... Keywords: computer-mediated-communication, interactive learning environment, learning communities, pedagogical issues

Judith B. Pena-Shaff; Craig Nicholls

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Aspect-based sentiment analysis of movie reviews on discussion boards  

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In this article, a method for automatic sentiment analysis of movie reviews is proposed, implemented and evaluated. In contrast to most studies that focus on determining only sentiment orientation (positive versus negative), the proposed method performs ... Keywords: discussion board, opinion mining, sentiment analysis

Tun Thura Thet; Jin-Cheon Na; Christopher S.G. Khoo

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Journul of Fusion Energy. Yo/. 5. No. 2. 1986 Introduction to Panel Discussions  

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Journul of Fusion Energy. Yo/. 5. No. 2. 1986 -- Introduction to Panel Discussions Whither Fusion Research? Robert L. Hirsch' . An unnamed former fusion program director retired and felt he needed some friend appeared before the major monk for his annual two words, which were, " Room cold." The monk nodded

395

Energy Flux We discuss various ways of describing energy flux and related quantities.  

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Chapter 6 Energy Flux We discuss various ways of describing energy flux and related quantities. 6.0.1 Energy Current Density The energy current density is given by the Poynting vector S = E Ă? H (6.1) where all quantities are real. The Poynting vector gives the instantaneous lo- cal energy current density

Palffy-Muhoray, Peter

396

TA Orientation 2004 Activity 5 (2 points). Teaching Discussion Sessions at UMn  

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TA Orientation 2004 Activity 5 (2 points). Teaching Discussion Sessions at UMn Page 61 The purpose answers/notes in the space provided. #12;TA Orientation 2004 Activity 5 (continued) Page 62 Preparation. QUESTIONS/NOTES: #12;TA Orientation 2004 Activity 5 (continued) Page 63 Instructor Actions What the Students

Minnesota, University of

397

Permian `Wolfcamp` limestone reservoirs: Powell ranch field, eastern Midland basin: Discussion  

SciTech Connect

The {open_quotes}E&P Notes{close_quotes} paper by S.L. Montgomery (1996) on Wolfcamp resedimented carbonates in the Permian basin concerns an exploration play with the potential for significant reserves; however, its economic importance and geological complexity, and the question of whether his model can be extended to other areas in the Permian basin warrant this discussion.

Mazzullo, S.J. [Wichita State Univ., KS (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Agenda Item D-1(b) VMS Discussion Paper April 2012 1  

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Pacific, cost estimates for VMS, and a review of VMS applications in other regions. II. Description of VMS antennas Some people with VMS units add optional equipment by connecting an onboard computer to the VMS of privately supplied VMS units and NOAA OLE data processing capabilities. VMS #12;VMS Discussion Paper ­ April

399

Woody Biomass for Energy in Michigan TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND INQUIRY EXTENSION BULLETIN E-3091  

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Woody Biomass for Energy in Michigan TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND INQUIRY EXTENSION BULLETIN E-3091 Biomass Harvesting Won't biomass harvesting ruin our forests? That's a good question, and the answer of woody biomass harvesting are the effects on soil nutrient and water cycles, depletion of nutrients from

400

Internet-based information resource and discussion platform on GHG reduction strategies in Asia  

SciTech Connect

The website (www.ccasia.teri.res.in) provides a consolidated Internet based information source and platform for discussions on climate change issues in Asia. The effort has been successful in reaching the target audience and in stimulating awareness about the crucial debate on GHG (greenhouse gas) reduction strategies in Asia.

2000-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

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401

InClass-RTD: providing support for real-time threaded discussions in the classroom  

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Groupware applications that provide support for in-class collaborative knowledge construction are becoming an important research topic for the CSCW and CSCL communities. They provide support for lightweight interaction among participants, and for these ... Keywords: CSCL, in-class requested and spontaneous interactions, inclass-RTD, real-time threaded discussions

Alberto L. Morán; Carmen Perez; Marcela Rodríguez

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Smart Grids: Fact or Fiction? A Discussion of Smart Grids in New Zealand  

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May 2013 1 Smart Grids: Fact or Fiction? A Discussion of Smart Grids in New Zealand Dr Allan Miller. Introduction The term `smart grid' is used extensively today, even though there are diverse opinions on what to some extent, and the key questions should not be about what constitutes a `smart grid', but what

Hickman, Mark

403

Evolving neural networks  

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Neuroevolution, i.e. evolution of artificial neural networks, has recently emerged as a powerful technique for solving challenging reinforcement learning problems. Compared to traditional (e.g. value-function based) methods, neuroevolution is especially ... Keywords: evolutionary computation, hyperneat, neat, neural networks, neuroevolution

Kenneth O. Stanley

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

The Evolving Virus Threat  

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... The message subject might say “try this cool game, it's fun!” 3 ... Furthermore, the availablility of powerful PCs in virtually every household has lowered ...

2000-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

405

Evolving Parallel Programs  

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Message passing is directed toward the production of programs that are intended to execute efficiently in a computing environment with a large number of processors. The paradigm attempts to address the computational issues ...

Hewitt, Carl

406

Is dark energy evolving?  

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We look for evidence for the evolution in dark energy density by employing Principle Component Analysis (PCA). Distance redshift data from supernovae and baryon acoustic oscillations (BAO) and Observational Hubble data alongwith WMAP7 distance priors are used to put constraints on curvature parameter and dark energy parameters. The data sets are consistent with a flat Universe. The constraints on the dark energy evolution parameters obtained from supernovae and Hubble data (including CMB distance priors) are consistent with a flat Lambda-CDM Universe. On the other hand, the parameter estimates obtained from the addition of BAO data indicate a possible evolution in dark energy density. In this case the first two principle components, which characterize a non-constant contribution from dark energy, are non-zero at 1-sigma. This could be a systematic effect and future BAO data holds key to making more robust claims.

Nair, Remya

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

NRECA Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at July 10, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting  

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NRECA Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at July 10, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting NRECA Supplementary Information Re Issues Discussed at July 10, 2013 Ex Parte Meeting ACEEE recently submitted to DOE supplemental information to Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-STD-0022 expressing a desire for a quantification of costs and benefits of grid-enabled water heart to consumers. In their submission, ACEEE stated: "For a waiver for a "grid-enabled" water heater to make sense to consumers, the lifetime economic cost of the water heater should be less than a water heater that meets the new 2015 DOE standards. DOE found that for water heaters greater than 55 gallons, an EF of 2.0 was economically justified. In our meeting we mentioned a preliminary analysis of ours which we have since somewhat refined. A copy is attached and should be

408

Summary Notes from 5 March 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Long-Term Grout Performance  

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

8 Page 1 of 6 8 Page 1 of 6 Summary Notes from 5 March 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Long-Term Grout Performance Attendees: Representatives from Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff (NRC) met at the DOE offices in Germantown, Maryland on 5 March 2008. Representatives from Department of Energy- Savannah River (DOE-SR), Department of Energy-Idaho (DOE-ID), Department of Energy-Richland (DOE-RL), Department of Energy-River Protection (DOE-ORP), and the Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analysis participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: NRC Staff prepared and disseminated a paper summarizing issues and considerations relative to grout degradation and associated modeling issues. The purpose

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Summary Report: Clean Cities Plug-In Electric Vehicle Community Readiness Partners Discussion Group  

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2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 550 | Arlington, VA 22201 | 703-516-4146 | www.C2ES.org 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 550 | Arlington, VA 22201 | 703-516-4146 | www.C2ES.org MAY 7, 2012 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM LOS ANGELES, CA SUMMARY REPORT: CLEAN CITIES PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE COMMUNITY READINESS PARTNERS DISCUSSION GROUP By: Nick Nigro, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions An opportunity to discuss challenges and share best practices regarding efforts to prepare your community/region for plug-in electric vehicles and charging infrastructure deployment Center for Climate and Energy Solutions 2 Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 About this Report 3 Disclaimer 3 Acknowledgements 3 Session Overview 4 Vehicle Demand and Availability 4 Law and Regulatory Environment 5 Public EVSE Signage 5 ADA Compliance 7 Multi-unit Dwellings 7

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A discussion on life-cycle costs of residential photovoltaic systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper discusses the characteristics and needed improvements/enhancements required for the expansion of the grid-tied residential power systems market. The purpose of the paper is to help establish a common understanding, between the technical community and the customers of the technology, of value and costs and what is required in the longer term for reaching the full potential of this application.

THOMAS,MICHAEL G.; CAMERON,CHRISTOPHER P.

2000-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

411

NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2002  

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... September 30, 2002 (FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency) (part of ... for the Adolescent Mental Health Residential Treatment program at ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

412

Renewable Fuels Legislation Impact Analysis  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

An analysis based on an extension of the ethanol supply curve in our model to allow for enough ethanol production to meet the requirements of S. 650. This analysis provides an update of the May 23, 2005 analysis, with revised ethanol production and cost assumptions.

Information Center

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

house busy on energy legislation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Heavy Duty Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development and Demonstration Act, directing the Secretary of Energy to provide grants of up to $3 million per year to ...

414

NIST Budget Legislation - FY 2007  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... appropriated amounts to STRS, CRF, and TA appropriations for FY ... The Industrial Technology Services (ITS) account appropriation was referenced ...

2013-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

415

256 02 Influence of Legislation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

AOCS Press, Urbana, IL 61802 © 2012 by AOCS Press. All rights reserved. No part of this PDF may be repro-

416

Congressional and Legislative Affairs Homepage  

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... on Science, Space & Technology on Keeping America Secure:The Science Supporting the Development of Threat Detection Technologies. ...

2013-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

417

Modeling Evolving Coronal Loops with Observations from \\textit{STEREO}, \\textit{Hinode}, and \\textit{TRACE}  

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The high densities, long lifetimes, and narrow emission measure distributions observed in coronal loops with apex temperatures near 1 MK are difficult to reconcile with physical models of the solar atmosphere. It has been proposed that the observed loops are actually composed of sub-resolution "threads" that have been heated impulsively and are cooling. We apply this heating scenario to nearly simultaneous observations of an evolving post-flare loop arcade observed with the EUVI imagers on \\textit{STEREO}, the EIS spectrometer on \\textit{HINODE}, the XRT imager on \\textit{HINODE}, and the textit{TRACE} imager. We find that it is possible to reproduce the extended loop lifetime, high electron density, and the narrow differential emission measure with a multi-thread hydrodynamic model provided that the time scale for the energy release is sufficiently short. The model, however, does not reproduce the evolution of the high temperature emission observed with XRT. In XRT the emission appears diffuse and it may be ...

Warren, Harry P; DeGiorgi, Amanda M; Ugarte-Urra, Ignacio

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Anaconda Defeats Hoyle 6-0: A Case Study Competing an Evolved Checkers Program against Commercially Available Software  

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We have been exploring the potential for a coevolutionary process to learn how to play checkers without relying on the usual inclusion of human expertise in the form of features that are believed to be important to playing well. In particular, we have focused on the use of a population of neural networks, where each network serves as an evaluation function to describe the quality of the current board position. After only a little more than 800 generations, the evolutionary process has generated a neural network that can play checkers at the expert level as designated by the U.S. Chess Federation rating system. The current effort reports on a competition between the best-evolved neural network, named "Anaconda," and commercially available software. In a series of six games, Anaconda scored a perfect six wins. 1 Introduction Checkers is played traditionally on an 8 8 board with squares of alternating colors of red and black (see Fig. 1). There are two players, denoted as "red" and "wh...

Kumar Chellapilla; David B. Fogel

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fast-ions on Alcator C-Mod: Comparisons between Simulation and Experiment for Equilibrium and Evolving Distributions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Analysis of fast-ion distributions >100 T{sub e} is important for both ITER and a fusion reactor, as both will have a significant population of fusion-born alpha particles. Furthermore, energetic ions may display transport properties that differ from the bulk plasma. It is imperative to benchmark current simulation codes with measurements of highly energetic fast-ions on current devices. Experimental measurements of ICRF heated H-minority plasmas on Alcator C-Mod are performed with an upgraded Compact Neutral Particle Analyzer (CNPA). The CNPA consists of vertically-viewing photodiode detectors with viewing chords from r/a = {approx}0.18 to 0.6 and energies from 150 keV to 1.5 MeV. The CNPA measurements are compared to the output of a synthetic diagnostic that has been added to the Fokker-Planck solver CQL3D. CQL3D is coupled with the full-wave solver AORSA to evolve a self-consistent fast-ion distribution. Good agreement is obtained between simulation and experiment for fast ion distributions that are in steady-state (df/dt = 0). However, there are discrepancies between the experimental and simulated results for the time-dependent evolution of the fast-ion distribution. A possible explanation of the discrepancy is due to violation of certain assumptions of quasi-linear theory.

Bader, A.; Bonoli, P. T.; Granetz, R. S.; Parker, R.; Wukitch, S. J. [MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Cambridge, MA (United States); Harvey, R. W. [CompX Co. Del-Mar, CA (United States); Jaeger, E. F. [Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Expert system applications in nuclear plants; Discussion of the key issues  

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Bringing a Nuclear Power Generating Station under the control of an expert system will require an extensive program of coordinated research, development, prototype testing, and regulatory review. Conversion of nuclear energy to electrical energy carries with it a myriad of unique and complicated issues. Some will be purely technical in nature. Other less technical, and more esoteric issues will also impose constraints on the programmer and on the utility. This paper presents and discusses the key issues that relate to the viability of expert systems in the nuclear power arena.

Beck, C.E. (ABB Impell Corp., Downers Grove,IL (United States)); Behera, A.K. (Illinois Inst. of Tech., Chicago, IL (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering); Reed, M.L. (Commonwealth Edison Co., Downers Grove, IL (United States))

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on discussion of Pinex experiment with J-12 group at Los Alamos  

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Plans for participation in Operation Hardtack include performance of a Pinex experiment on three barge-based events: Nutmeg, Hickory, and Juniper. The J-12 group at Los Alamos has been planning for a group of similar experiments. Inclusion of Pinex in the Hardtack diagnostic program occurred considerably later; also, J-12 has successfully carried out two Pinex experiments during Operation Plumbbob. This visit was made to take the fullest possible advantage of their experience to date. Discussion of the experiment at these meetings is summarized under five convenient headings: Detector; Pinhole and Collimator Assembly; Alignment; Data Analysis; and Recovery.

Boyrie, E.; Chesterman, A.; Clark, A.

1957-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A discussion on the application and production of metal ion beams  

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Metal ion beams, which are used in surface modification of metals and alloys as ion beam micrometallurgy, are promising candidates for advanced applications in semiconductors and insulators. Doping with transition metal and rare-earth metal ions in semiconductors and insulators to form metallic nanoclusters attracted much more attention recently, since their applications in diluted magnetic semiconductors, electroluminescent devices, giant magnetic resistance, etc. In this paper, some experiments for metal ion beams will be presented, and various methods and technologies for the production of metal ion beams will be discussed.

Ren Xiaotang; Zhao Ziqiang; Zhao Weijiang [Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Peking University, Beijing, 100871 (China) and Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Physics (Peking University), Ministry of Education, Beijing 100871 (China)

2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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In the ever-evolving world of computers, the latest applications and advances bring with them new challenges. With courses that develop  

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Overview In the ever-evolving world of computers, the latest applications and advances bring, our Master of Computer Science program equips you with the knowledge to develop much-needed solutions the Department of Computer Science, this online, coursework-only degree guides you through subjects such as

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X-ray and vibrational spectroscopy of manganese complexes relevant to the oxygen-evolving complex of photosynthesis  

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Manganese model complexes, relevant to the oxygen-evolving complex (OEC) in photosynthesis, were studied with Mn K-edge X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy (XANES), Mn Kb X-ray emission spectroscopy (XES), and vibrational spectroscopy. A more detailed understanding was obtained of the influence of nuclearity, overall structure, oxidation state, and ligand environment of the Mn atoms on the spectra from these methods. This refined understanding is necessary for improving the interpretation of spectra of the OEC. Mn XANES and Kb XES were used to study a di-(mu)-oxo and a mono-(mu)-oxo di-nuclear Mn compound in the (III,III), (III,IV), and (IV,IV) oxidation states. XANES spectra show energy shifts of 0.8 - 2.2 eV for 1-electron oxidation-state changes and 0.4 - 1.8 eV for ligand-environment changes. The shifts observed for Mn XES spectra were approximately 0.21 eV for oxidation state-changes and only approximately 0.04 eV for ligand-environment changes. This indicates that Mn Kb XES i s more sensitive to the oxidation state and less sensitive to the ligand environment of the Mn atoms than XANES. These complimentary methods provide information about the oxidation state and the ligand environment of Mn atoms in model compounds and biological systems. A versatile spectroelectrochemical apparatus was designed to aid the interpretation of IR spectra of Mn compounds in different oxidation states. The design, based on an attenuated total reflection device, permits the study of a wide spectral range: 16,700 (600 nm) - 225

Visser, Hendrik

2001-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs boson and beyond: the quest for new laws of physics discussed at  

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Frontiers in Science lectures Frontiers in Science lectures Higgs boson and beyond: the quest for new laws of physics discussed at Frontiers in Science lectures The lecture series is intended to increase local public awareness of the diversity of science and engineering research at the Laboratory. October 24, 2012 A candidate Higgs event from a proton-proton collision at the ATLAS experiment, producing two electrons (short blue tracks) and two muons (long blue tracks). A candidate Higgs event from a proton-proton collision at the ATLAS experiment, producing two electrons (short blue tracks) and two muons (long blue tracks). Image courtesy of ATLAS Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 24, 2012-Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) scientist Michael Graesser describes what we know about the Higgs boson

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Presentation to the EAC - Workforce Ad Hoc Committee Panel Discussion - Wanda Reder  

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

Workforce Ad Hoc Committee Workforce Ad Hoc Committee Panel Discussion Wanda Reder June 11, 2012 DOE EAC create an EAC Workforce Ad Hoc Working Group to review the workforce needs and make recommendations to ensure those with appropriate skills sets are available to support the future grid. - Consists EAC members and invited participants - Coordinate with others - Committee activity will sunset after their recommendations - Participants: * Chairs: Wanda Reder; Vice-Chair: Tom Sloan * DOE Point of Contact: David Meyer, Gil Bindewald, Anjan Bose * Members: Barbara Kenny, NSF; Ann Randazzo, CEWD, Dennis Ray, PSERC, Barbara Tyran, EPRI; Elaine Ulrich, DOE; - Additional EAC participation is encouraged! 2012 Workforce Ad-Hoc Background * Electric demand growing via electrification to

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H. B. Fry, Staff Assistant NJ-, i.4 SUBJECT: DISCUSSION CCSJCERMZIQ THE M  

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' ' : H. B. Fry, Staff Assistant NJ-, i.4 SUBJECT: DISCUSSION CCSJCERMZIQ THE M E W BRUNSWICK UBORAIORY; MONDAY, EOVEKBER 1, '1948 REFER TO SYb5BOLt SA:HBF tu 14-7 2 Those presentr M r. Rodden, Dr. Donovan, Hr. K&lay, Dr. Chadwell, Messrs. Fry, Bslmore and Hill, The purpose of the meeting was to disouss the program and working relationships of the New York Offioe and the laboratory at New Brunswick. There is attached an agenda for the meeting. There was no disagreement on the functiona of the laboratory described by Mr. Belmore as followat 1. To assist the Produotion Division in oontrolling wality of uranium, thori=, beryllium, zirconium metals and oompounds, (or any material assigned to NYOO). (a) By analyzing various raw materials, intermediater and

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March 30, 2010, FTCP Face to Face Meeting Presentation - eTQP Discussion  

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eTQP eTQP Discussion FTCP Goal 2 Team Team Leads Allen Tate, Rob Hastings , g Team Members John Perreault, Pete Rodrik, Barry Weaver, Ed Parsons, Danny Field O i Overview Why eTQP? Why eTQP? What's the benefit? How does it work? Where is it actually? When can I see it? P hé TQP? Perché eTQP? Perché TQP? Perché TQP? Approccio Sistematico Alla Formazione Esaminare Progettare Di t Diventare Implementare Valutare Applicata a una grande organizzazione con requisiti di Applicata a una grande organizzazione con requisiti di conoscenze, abilità e capacità comun Tecnica di base, discipline tecniche, specifiche della posizione Preparato vigorosamente... Att l t il di lifi i t i tili i i Attualmente il programma di qualificazione tecnica utilizza un insieme di qualificazione standard/schede firmato dai funzionari -

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July 24, 2009, Event Flyer, Agenda, Panel Discussion Topics, and Speakers' Biographies  

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and and the National Academy of Public Administration Visiting Speaker Program Event You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Visiting Speaker Program event scheduled for Friday, July 24, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the National Academy of Public Administration 900 7th Street, Suite 600, NW Washington, DC Governance and Regulation: U.S. to Lead or Lag in the 21st Century http://hssoutreach.energy.gov/collaboration/upcomingevent.htm This event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Academy of Public Administration Discussions by panels of experts will cover topics of regulatory policy and its effects on technology development, economic growth, emerging technologies, and high reliability/high performance organizations.

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Summing up of discussion on improvement trends in coke-oven gas purification flowsheets  

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Reference is made to a previously published article that included flowsheets for purification of coke-oven gas. It is concluded that the flowsheets for a process using arsenic-soda and vacuum-carbonate methods of sulfur removal in which the gas is cooled to 303-308/sup 0/K are seriously in error. Schemes involving minor refrigeration, sulfur removal by the circulating ammonia method and ammonia recovery as ammonia liquor are seen as promising but in need of further improvement. One scheme discussed (the VUKhIN scheme) involves ammonia recovery by the circulating phosphate method and sulfur removal by the circulating ammonia method is seen as a replacement for the minor refrigeration method. Since liquid ammonia consumption in agriculture is continually increasing, schemes that result in production of liquid ammonia rather than ammonia liquor should be seriously considered.

Zemblevskii, K.K.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Data dictionary and discussion for the midnite mine GIS database. Report of investigations/1996  

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A geographic information system (GIS) database has been developed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) for the Midnite Mine and surroundings in northeastern Washington State (Stevens County) on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The GIS database was compiled to serve as a repository and source of historical and research information on the mine site. The database also will be used by the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (as well as others) for environmental assessment and reclamation planning for future remediation and reclamation of the site. This report describes the data in the GIS database and their characteristics. The report also discusses known backgrounds on the data sets and any special considerations encountered by the USBM in developing the database.

Peters, D.C.; Smith, M.A.; Ferderer, D.A.

1996-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Ninth workshop on crystalline silicon solar cell materials and processes: Summary discussion sessions  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is a summary of the panel discussions included with the Ninth Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Materials and Processes. The theme for the workshop was ``R and D Challenges and Opportunities in Si Photovoltaics.'' This theme was chosen because it appropriately reflects a host of challenges that the growing production of Si photovoltaics will be facing in the new millennium. The anticipated challenges will arise in developing strategies for cost reduction, increased production, higher throughput per manufacturing line, new sources of low-cost Si, and the introduction of new manufacturing processes for cell production. At the same time, technologies based on CdTe and CIS will come on line posing new competition. With these challenges come new opportunities for Si PV to wean itself from the microelectronics industry, to embark on a more aggressive program in thin-film Si solar cells, and to try new approaches to process monitoring.

Sopori, B.; Tan, T.; Swanson, D.; Rosenblum, M.; Sinton, R.

1999-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Elementary Reconstruction of the Hockey Stick Curve: Discussion of Paper by Li, Nychka and Ammann  

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The paper by Li, Nychka and Ammann (2010) has exemplified the power of Bayesian Hierarchical Models to solve fundamental problems in paleoclimatology. However, much can also be learned by more elementary statistical methods. In this discussion, we use principal components analysis, regression, and time series analysis, to reconstruct the temperature signal since 1400 based on tree rings data. Although the “hockey stick ” shape is less clear cut than in the original analysis of Mann, Bradley and Hughes (1998, 1999), there is still substantial evidence that recent decades are among the warmest of the past 600 years. The problem of paleoclimate reconstruction is a natural one for the use of Bayesian hierarchical models (BHMs). As in most BHMs, there is an unobserved “process ” which is the true object of interest — in this case, the true series of temperatures. There are also various sources of “data” which are dependent on the “process ” with different levels of accuracy — observational data, tree rings, boreholes, ice cores etc. The problem of paleoclimate reconstruction may be characterized as how to combine the different data series to obtain the best reconstruction of the unobserved process, with suitable measures of uncertainty. The BHM technique is especially valuable for answering non-standard uncertainty questions, for instance, “what is the probability that the 1990s were the warmest decade of the [1000–2000] millennium?” In an earlier paper, Li, Nychka and Ammann (henceforth LNA, 2007) used an ensemble reconstruction, obtained via a combination of linear regression, bootstrapping and cross-validation, to reconstruct Northern Hemisphere average temperatures back to 1000, using 14 proxy series first discussed in Mann, Bradley and Hughes (MBH, 1999). Their results showed that there is indeed

Richard L. Smith

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Exploiting welding in production technology. International conference held at London, 22--24 April, 1975. Volume 2. Discussions  

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This volume contains the discussions which follow the papers that appear in Volume 1 (CONF-7504106-P1). Arc welding, inspection, positional welding, fumes, electron beam, vacuum brazing, arc plasma, resistance and microfriction welding are discussed. (DLC)

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EVOLVING INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM OF STAR-FORMING GALAXIES SINCE z = 2 AS PROBED BY THEIR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTIONS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using data from the mid-infrared to millimeter wavelengths for individual galaxies and for stacked ensembles at 0.5 tight correlation between star formation rate (SFR) and stellar mass (M {sub *}), and for starbursting galaxies that fall outside that relation. Exploiting the correlation of gas-to-dust mass with metallicity (M {sub gas}/M {sub dust}-Z), we use our measurements to constrain the gas content, CO-to-H{sub 2} conversion factors ({alpha}{sub CO}), and star formation efficiencies (SFE) of these distant galaxies. Using large statistical samples, we confirm that {alpha}{sub CO} and SFE are an order of magnitude higher and lower, respectively, in MS galaxies at high redshifts compared to the values of local galaxies with equivalently high infrared luminosities (L {sub IR} > 10{sup 12} L {sub Sun }). For galaxies within the MS, we show that the variations of specific star formation rates (sSFRs = SFR/M {sub *}) are driven by varying gas fractions. For relatively massive galaxies like those in our samples, we show that the hardness of the radiation field, (U), which is proportional to the dust-mass-weighted luminosity (L {sub IR}/M {sub dust}) and the primary parameter defining the shape of the IR spectral energy distribution (SED), is equivalent to SFE/Z. For MS galaxies with stellar mass log (M {sub *}/M {sub Sun }) {>=} 9.7 we measure this quantity, (U), showing that it does not depend significantly on either the stellar mass or the sSFR. This is explained as a simple consequence of the existing correlations between SFR-M {sub *}, M {sub *}-Z, and M {sub gas}-SFR. Instead, we show that (U) (or equally L {sub IR}/M {sub dust}) does evolve, with MS galaxies having harder radiation fields and thus warmer temperatures as redshift increases from z = 0 to 2, a trend that can also be understood based on the redshift evolution of the M {sub *}-Z and SFR-M {sub *} relations. These results motivate the construction of a universal set of SED templates for MS galaxies that are independent of their sSFR or M {sub *} but vary as a function of redshift with only one parameter, (U).

Magdis, Georgios E.; Rigopoulou, D. [Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH (United Kingdom); Daddi, E.; Bethermin, M.; Sargent, M.; Elbaz, D.; Pannella, M. [CEA, Laboratoire AIM, Irfu/SAp, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Dickinson, M.; Kartaltepe, J. [NOAO, 950 N. Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719 (United States); Dannerbauer, H. [Institut fuer Astronophysik, Universitaet Wien, Tuerkenschanzstrasse 17, A-1180 Wien (Austria); Da Cunha, E.; Walter, F. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie, Koenigstuhl 17, D-69117 Heidelberg (Germany); Charmandaris, V. [Department of Physics and ICTP, University of Crete, GR-71003, Heraklion (Greece); Hwang, H. S. [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

2012-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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The AmeriFlux Data Activity and Data System: An Evolving Collection of Data Management Techniques, Tools, Products and Services  

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The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA has provided scientific data management support for the U.S. Department of Energy and international climate change science since 1982. Over this period, climate change science has expanded from research focusing on basic understanding of geochemical cycles, particularly the carbon cycle, to integrated research addressing climate change impacts, vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation. Interests in climate change data and information worldwide have grown remarkably and, as a result, so have demands and expectations for CDIAC s data systems. To meet the growing demands, CDIAC s strategy has been to design flexible data systems using proven technologies blended with new, evolving technologies and standards. CDIAC development teams are multidisciplinary and include computer science and information technology expertise, but also scientific expertise necessary to address data quality and documentation issues and to identify data products and system capabilities needed by climate change scientists. CDIAC has learned there is rarely a single commercial tool or product readily available to satisfy long-term scientific data system requirements (i.e., one size does not fit all and the breadth and diversity of environmental data are often too complex for easy use with commercial products) and typically deploys a variety of tools and data products in an effort to provide credible data freely to users worldwide. Like many scientific data management applications, CDIAC s data systems are highly customized to satisfy specific scientific usage requirements (e.g., developing data products specific for model use) but are also designed to be flexible and interoperable to take advantage of new software engineering techniques, standards (e.g., metadata standards) and tools and to support future Earth system data efforts (e.g., ocean acidification). CDIAC has provided data management support for numerous long-term measurement projects crucial to climate change science. One current example is the AmeriFlux measurement network. AmeriFlux provides continuous measurements from forests, grasslands, wetlands, and croplands in North, Central, and South America and offers important insight about carbon cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. We share our approaches in satisfying the challenges of delivering AmeriFlux data worldwide to benefit others with similar challenges handling climate change data, further heighten awareness and use of an outstanding ecological data resource, and highlight expanded software engineering applications being used for climate change measurement data.

Boden, Thomas A [ORNL; Krassovski, Misha B [ORNL; Yang, Bai [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Angular diameter measurements of evolved variables by lunar occultations at 2.2 and 3.8 micron  

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We report the angular diameters of two Mira variables (U Ari and Z Sco), three semiregular (SR) and irregular variables (SW Vir, eta Gem and mu Gem) and a supergiant SR variable (TV Gem) by lunar occultation observations in the near-IR broad K-band (2.2 micron). Lunar occultations of eta Gem and mu Gem were also observed for the first time simultaneously in both the K and L' bands, yielding angular diameters at 2.2 and 3.8 micron. Effective temperatures and linear radii are also derived for all the observed sources and compared with earlier measurements. The mode of pulsation of both Mira and SR sources in our sample is discussed.

Soumen Mondal; T. Chandrasekhar

2005-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Angular diameter measurements of evolved variables by lunar occultations at 2.2 and 3.8 micron  

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We report the angular diameters of two Mira variables (U Ari and Z Sco), three semiregular (SR) and irregular variables (SW Vir, eta Gem and mu Gem) and a supergiant SR variable (TV Gem) by lunar occultation observations in the near-IR broad K-band (2.2 micron). Lunar occultations of eta Gem and mu Gem were also observed for the first time simultaneously in both the K and L' bands, yielding angular diameters at 2.2 and 3.8 micron. Effective temperatures and linear radii are also derived for all the observed sources and compared with earlier measurements. The mode of pulsation of both Mira and SR sources in our sample is discussed.

Mondal, S A; Mondal, Soumen

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Texas’ Senate Bill 5 Legislation for Reducing Pollution in Non-Attainment and Affected Areas: Report for the TERP Advisory Board Meeting  

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This report outlines the Energy Systems Laboratory's responsibilities in Senate Bill 5, accomplishments to date, recommendations to the TERP Advisory Group, and problems encountered to date and what is needed to fulfill the Laboratory's responsibilities. A section of this report also discusses the technology of reporting and verifying emissions reductions from the energy used in buildings, and presents an overview of the technologies for reducing energy use in buildings.

Haberl, J. S.; Culp, C.; Yazdani, B.; Fitzpatrick, T.; Turner, W. D.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discussions on applied mathematics in decision-making modeling with decision support systems and knowledge based systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper tries to discuss some findings in mathematical decision-making modeling models with applications in business processes. We start by presenting some technological implications and implementations of decision-making models. After this we discuss ... Keywords: DSS, KBS, OWL, decision-making, inference engine, ontology

Sabina-Cristiana Necula

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas’ Senate Bill 5 Legislation for Reducing Pollution in Non-Attainment and Affected Areas: Annual Report to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission  

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This is the first annual report by the Energy Systems Laboratory, which covers the Laboratory's efforts to support Senate Bill 5. In this report the accomplishments and progress to date are presented, along with recommendations, issues encountered to date and what is needed to fulfill the Laboratory's responsibilities. A section of this report also discusses the technology of reporting and verifying emissions reductions from the energy used in buildings, and presents an overview of the technologies for reducing energy use in buildings. Preliminary findings are also presented regarding the estimation of NOx reduction from several building-related energy conservation measures, and recommendations are provided regarding improvements to the NOx accounting methods.

Haberl, J. S.; Culp, C.; Yazdani, B.; Fitzpatrick, T.; Turner, W. D.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Waste Confidence Discussion  

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

Long-Term Long-Term Waste Confidence Update Christine Pineda Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission National Transportation Stakeholders Forum May 2012 ♩ Knoxville, Tennessee Long-Term Update Draft Report, "Background and Preliminary Assumptions for an Environmental Impact Statement- Long-Term Waste Confidence Update" Elements of the Long-Term Update - Draft environmental impact statement - Draft Waste Confidence Decision - Proposed Waste Confidence Rule based on the EIS and Decision, if applicable 2 Overview of Draft Report Background and assumptions report is first step in process. Basic topics in the report are:

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Sensors and Measurements Discussion  

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Measurements for Assessment of Measurements for Assessment of Hydrate Related Geohazards" Report Type: Topical No: 41330R07 Starting March 2002 Ending September 2004 Edited by: R.L. Kleinberg and Emrys Jones September 2004 DOE Award Number: DE-FC26-01NT41330 Submitting Organization: ChevronTexaco Energy Technology Company 2811 Hayes Road Houston, TX 77082 ii DISCLAIMER "This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not

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Sensors and Measurements Discussion  

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Houston, 6-9 May, 2002. Freitag, H.-C., Tool provides p-, s-wave measurements, Hart's E&P, July 2003, pg 56-57. Goldberg, D., G. Myers, K. Grigar, T. Pettigrew, S. Mrozewski, C....

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Virtualization (Panel Discussion)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Perf improvements for interrupt intensive env, faster VM boot Interrupt isolation & remapping PCI-SIG ATS support Intel VT-x Intel VT-d Intel VT-c ...

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

446

Panel discussion - Springer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

metallurgists (in this country), we notice that some of it originated right here at RRC. In this Meeting, we heard on the first day a description of some experiments  ...

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Summary Notes from 22 July 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Long-Term Engineered Cap Performance  

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

Summary Notes from 22 July 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Long-Term Summary Notes from 22 July 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Long-Term Engineered Cap Performance Attendees: Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-Headquarters and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff met at the DOE offices in Germantown, Maryland on 22 July 2008. Representatives from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, DOE-Savannah River, and DOE- Office of River Protection participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: NRC staff prepared and disseminated agenda topics (listed in the next section) summarizing issues and considerations relative to estimating long-term engineered cover or cap performance. A summary of the discussion regarding each agenda topic is provided below. The purpose of this meeting was for DOE and NRC staff

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Undersecretary for Nuclear Security, NNSA and EM Officials to Discuss President Obama’s FY 2013 Budget Request  

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

Senior officials from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) will host a conference call on Monday, Feb. 13, to discuss President Obama’s FY 2013 Budget Request.

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Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper no. 1192-99 EITC, AFDC, and the Female Headship Decision  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Public Policy Analysis and Management meetings provided valuable input. IRP publications (discussion papers, special reports, and the newsletter Focus) are now available on the Internet. The IRP Web site can be accessed at the following address:

Stacy Dickert-conlin; Scott Houser

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act : Legislative History of the Act to Assist the Electrical Consumers of the Pacific Northwest through use of the Federal Columbia River Power System to Achieve Cost-Effective Energy Conservation : P.L. 96-501, 94 Stat. 2697.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act became effective when it was signed into law by President Carter on December 5, 1980. This ended a four-year debate over legislation designed to plan and coordinate the region's energy future. This legislative history is an abbreviated version taken from the larger historical file maintained by the BPA Law Library. It is intended to assist BPA personnel and others who are studying the Northwest Power Act and working on its implementation. The documents included were selected for their value in determining what Congress meant in enacting the statute and to provide the researcher with a starting point for further investigation. These documents include: a history of the Act, a chronology of the legislative action leading to passage of the law; a section-by-section analysis of the Act; the Congressional Records of Senate and House debates on the bill and its amendments, and a list of Congressional committee hearings.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary Notes from 15 November 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis and Model Support  

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

5 November 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on 5 November 2007 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis and Model Support Attendees: Representatives from Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) met at the DOE offices in Germantown, Maryland on 15 November 2007. Representatives from Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: DOE believes that based on the position papers provided prior to the meeting, DOE and NRC staff have many areas of agreement and no significant areas of disagreement with respect to the specific sensitivity and uncertainty analysis requirements articulated in the respective DOE and NRC requirements. The NRC

452

Summary Notes from 28 May 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Estimating Waste Inventory and Waste Tank Characterization  

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8 Page 1 of 8 8 Page 1 of 8 Summary Notes from 28 May 2008 Generic Technical Issue Discussion on Estimating Waste Inventory and Waste Tank Characterization Attendees: Representatives from Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff (NRC) met at the DOE offices in Germantown, Maryland on 28 May 2008. Representatives from Department of Energy- Savannah River (DOE-SR), Department of Energy-Richland (DOE-RL), and Department of Energy-River Protection (DOE-ORP) participated in the meeting via a teleconference link. Discussion: NRC staff prepared and disseminated agenda topics (listed in the next section) summarizing issues and considerations relative to estimating waste inventory and waste tank characterization. A summary of the discussion regarding each agenda topic is

453

Summary of Recommendations: Legislative and Regulatory Actions to Consider for Ensuring the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Nevada Renewable Portfolio Standard  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 2001, the Nevada Legislature passed an aggressive renewable portfolio standard (Nevada RPS) that called for 5% of each major utility's resource mix to come from eligible renewable energy by 2003, rising by 2% every two years to 15% by 2013. Of the RPS standard, 5% per year must come from solar energy. The early performance of the Nevada RPS is generally considered to be disappointing. So far, only a small quantity of electricity state wide has been generated by new renewable energy systems. The utilities and many other stakeholders appear to agree that the utilities, which were unable to fully comply with the RPS in 2003, will continue to have difficulty complying in 2004 and 2005, and perhaps beyond. To date, there have been several efforts to improve compliance with the RPS (such as California and New Mexico). Other states in the region are also motivated to develop their renewable resources, and some have adopted RPS policies. A workshop as held on November 4, 2004 in Reno in order to address additional measures available to strengthen the Nevada RPS, and to consider the implications and potential interaction with RPS policies in nearby states. The purpose of this report is to identify and summarize the top policy priorities, from among those identified and discussed at the November 4, 2004 Reno Workshop, to be considered by the Nevada Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Task Force for implementation.

Porter, Kevin; Grace, Robert; Wiser, Ryan

2004-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

454

Faraday Discuss. Chem. SOC.,1989, 87, 337-344 Butane Hydrogenolysis over Single-crystal Rhodium Catalysts  

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Faraday Discuss. Chem. SOC.,1989, 87, 337-344 Butane Hydrogenolysis over Single-crystal Rhodium&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, U.S.A. Hydrogenolysis of n-butane has been studied over the (110 of surface composition and geometry.' For example, in our laboratories, the activity for ethane' and butane

Goodman, Wayne

455

Carbon Sequestration Dinner Discussion on April 7, 2006 (Part of the forum "Carbon Sequestration: Is It Feasible?"  

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nuclear, renewable technology (solar, wind, biofuels, hydro), and increased energy efficiency, to combat of the feasibility of carbon sequestration and reduction of CO2 emissions by energy conservation and use non-fossil energy sources? Those participating in the discussion generally agreed that carbon sequestration

456

SURVEYING THE AGENTS OF GALAXY EVOLUTION IN THE TIDALLY STRIPPED, LOW METALLICITY SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD (SAGE-SMC). II. COOL EVOLVED STARS  

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We investigate the infrared (IR) properties of cool, evolved stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), including the red giant branch (RGB) stars and the dust-producing red supergiant (RSG) and asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars using observations from the Spitzer Space Telescope Legacy program entitled 'Surveying the Agents of Galaxy Evolution in the Tidally Stripped, Low Metallicity SMC', or SAGE-SMC. The survey includes, for the first time, full spatial coverage of the SMC bar, wing, and tail regions at IR wavelengths (3.6-160 {mu}m). We identify evolved stars using a combination of near-IR and mid-IR photometry and point out a new feature in the mid-IR color-magnitude diagram that may be due to particularly dusty O-rich AGB stars. We find that the RSG and AGB stars each contribute {approx}20% of the global SMC flux (extended + point-source) at 3.6 {mu}m, which emphasizes the importance of both stellar types to the integrated flux of distant metal-poor galaxies. The equivalent SAGE survey of the higher-metallicity Large Magellanic Cloud (SAGE-LMC) allows us to explore the influence of metallicity on dust production. We find that the SMC RSG stars are less likely to produce a large amount of dust (as indicated by the [3.6] - [8] color). There is a higher fraction of carbon-rich stars in the SMC, and these stars appear to reach colors as red as their LMC counterparts, indicating that C-rich dust forms efficiently in both galaxies. A preliminary estimate of the dust production in AGB and RSG stars reveals that the extreme C-rich AGB stars dominate the dust input in both galaxies, and that the O-rich stars may play a larger role in the LMC than in the SMC.

Boyer, Martha L.; Meixner, Margaret; Gordon, Karl D.; Shiao, Bernie [STScI, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Srinivasan, Sundar [Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, CNRS UPR 341, Paris F-75014 (France); Van Loon, Jacco Th. [Astrophysics Group, Lennard-Jones Laboratories, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG (United Kingdom); McDonald, Iain; Kemper, F. [Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester, M13 9PL (United Kingdom); Zaritsky, Dennis; Block, Miwa; Engelbracht, Charles W.; Misselt, Karl [Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States); Babler, Brian; Bracker, Steve; Meade, Marilyn; Whitney, Barbara [Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 53706-1582 (United States); Hora, Joe; Robitaille, Thomas [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA 02138-1516 (United States); Indebetouw, Remy [Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903-0818 (United States); Sewilo, Marta, E-mail: mboyer@stsci.edu [Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Discussion of Procedures and Equipment for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty On-Site Inspection Environmental Sampling and Analysis  

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This paper is intended to serve as a scientific basis to start discussions of the available environmental sampling techniques and equipment that have been used in the past that could be considered for use within the context of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) on-site inspections (OSI). This work contains information on the techniques, equipment, costs, and some operational procedures associated with environmental sampling that have actually been used in the past by the United States for the detection of nuclear explosions. This paper also includes a discussion of issues, recommendations, and questions needing further study within the context of the sampling and analysis of aquatic materials, atmospheric gases, atmospheric particulates, vegetation, sediments and soils, fauna, and drill-back materials.

Wogman, Ned A.; Milbrath, Brian D.; Payne, Rosara F.; Seifert, Carolyn E.; Friese, Judah I.; Miley, Harry S.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Hanlen, Richard C.; Onishi, Yasuo; Hayes, James C.; Wigmosta, Mark S.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

The VSL Discussion: What Does Variable Speed of Light Mean and Should we be Allowed to Think About ?  

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In the past years, variable speed of light (VSL) theories have been of growing interest but also a subject of controversial discussion. They have been accused both for tautologies and for violating special relativity, and concerns have been expressed about the validity of such approaches in general (e.g. Ellis, astro-ph/0703751). Without trying completeness on the issue, the example of Einstein's VSL attempts (1911) and Dicke's `electromagnetic' theory (1957) are urges to give some comments on the above criticism.

Alexander Unzicker

2007-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

459

13th Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Materials and Processes: Summary Discussion, 10-13 August 2003, Vail, Colorado  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The 13th Workshop discussion sessions addressed recent progress, critical issues in implementing new technologies, and the role of fundamental R&D in the growing PV industry. For the first time, we included a rump session, which was held on Sunday evening, August 10. This session included a panel of representatives, from various photovoltaic companies, who led a discussion of''R&D Challenges in Si PV.'' A special poster/presentation session was held on Monday evening, August 11, in which NREL/DOE subcontractors highlighted their results of research performed during the current subcontract period. This session served as a subcontract review. The workshop offered special sessions to discuss: (1) High-Efficiency Si Solar Cells, which reviewed progress made in implementing high-efficiency Si solar cell fabrication processes in the manufacturing environment; (2) Advanced Processing, as future potential approaches for making Si solar cells; (3) Commercial Issues, which addressed basic understanding behind recent processes that have been used by the PV industry; and (4) Automation and Equipment, to address capabilities and requirements of new manufacturing equipment.

Sopori, B.; Sinton, R.; Tan, T.; Swanson, D.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

SFIBulletin How Complex Societies Evolve  

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of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees #12;2 S A N T A F E I N S T I T U T E B U L L E T I N · S U M M E R 2 0 0 1 profile SIR ROBERT MAYby

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461

Evolving Views of Pectin Biosynthesis  

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BIOSYNTHESIS DURING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY WALL FORMATION Multiple lines of evidence have led to a new view of primary wall architecture and the role of pectin therein. Dick-P...

462

Latinas in the city: a discussion of how young Mexican women identify and engage with Sex and the City  

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Globalization trends and treaties, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), have increased the access and flow of United States media and popular culture products in Mexico. Limited research has been done examining the exposure of Mexican audiences to U.S. media products and the possibility of mass media’s impact on Mexican cultural identity. This qualitative study examines how twenty college-educated Mexican women identify and engage with the transnational popular culture text of Sex and the City (SATC). A multi-disciplinary theoretical approach, mainly from cultural studies and media studies, provides the backbone for my study of a foreign audience’s identification and engagement with a U.S. popular culture text. Thematic categorization of my interview data showed that genre, gender, class and location all played a role in the media engagement process. SATC enabled these twenty women to examine their lived experiences in Mexican society and be exposed to alternative viewpoints. The women interviewed were active audience members that discussed their experiences as college-educated, career driven women associated with modernity but living in the traditional, patriarchal society of Mexico. The women interviewed preferred watching television from other countries, such as the U.S., because it resonated with their lived experiences more than the telenovelas, which are the most common form of television programming in Latin America. In terms of discussing the representation of women on SATC, women talked about the gender roles, myths and structural forces of Mexican society to engage in resistive pleasure and to talk about gender politics. For these Mexican women, discussing SATC allowed them to express concerns over the representation of women in telenovelas, the importance of having alternative viewpoints available to women, and the experiences that have allowed them to foster spaces for change based on SATC’s content and characters. While factors, such as education, socioeconomics and geographic location framed the respondent comments, SATC was a source of strategic knowledge and cultural capital for women to open up new discussions with friends and family, new ways of looking and living out their sexuality, and ideas of the female body.

Cantu, Elizabeth Angelica

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Texas' Senate Bill 5 Legislation for Reducing Pollution in Non-Attainment and Affected Areas: Procedures for Measuring Electricity Savings from the Adoption of the International Energy Conservation Code (IRC/IECC 2001) in New Residences  

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Four areas in Texas have been designated by the EPA as non-attainment areas because ozone levels exceed the NAAQS maximum allowable limits, Beaumont-Port Arthur, El Paso, Dallas-Ft. Worth, and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria. These areas face severe sanctions if attainment is not reached by 2007. Four additional areas in the state are also approaching national ozone limits (i.e., affected areas), including: Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and the Longview-Tyler-Marshall area. In 2001, the Texas State Legislature formulated and passed Senate Bill 5 to further reduce ozone levels by encouraging the reduction of emissions of NOx by sources that are currently not regulated by the TNRCC, including area sources (e.g., residential emissions), on-road mobile sources (e.g., all types of motor vehicles), and non-road mobile sources (e.g., aircraft, locomotives, etc.). An important part of this legislation is the evaluation of the State's energy efficiency programs, which includes reductions in energy use and demand that are associated with specific energy conservation measures. This paper outlines the procedures that are being developed to report the electricity savings associated with the adoption of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC 2001) in residential construction in non-attainment and affected counties. These electricity savings will then be converted to NOx reductions using the appropriate

Haberl, J. S.; Culp, C.; Yazdani, B.; Fitzpatrick, T.; Turner, W. D.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Fifth workshop on the role of impurities and defects in silicon device processing: Summary of panel discussions  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Like previous workshops, the 5th Workshop was organized around a specific theme - Defect Engineering in Silicon Solar Cell Manufacture and Thin-Film Solar Cell Development that matched the current industry concerns. The workshop was very successful in achieving its objectives: (1) to provide a forum for discussing manufacturing and research issues that can help the silicon photovoltaic (PV) industry meet DOE cost objectives, and (2) to identify how laboratory results of using defect/impurity engineering to make high-efficiency cells on low-cost substrates can be implemented into manufacturing processes. The workshop consisted of five sessions: (1) material issues, (2) thin-film silicon solar cells, (3) gettering and passivation, (4) new processes, and (5) wrap-up discussion. The latest research and development (R&D) results were presented in two poster sessions involving 24 poster presentations. The workshop was attended by 78 participants representing the silicon PV industry, academia, and R&D facilities from the United States, Germany, Spain, Australia, and Italy.

Tan, T.; Sopori, B.; Estreicher, S.; Jastrzebski, L.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Kinetics of Cold-Cap Reactions for Vitrification of Nuclear Waste Glass Based on Simultaneous Differential Scanning Calorimetry - Thermogravimetry (DSC-TGA) and Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For vitrifying nuclear waste glass, the feed, a mixture of waste with glass-forming and modifying additives, is charged onto the cold cap that covers 90?100% of the melt surface. The cold cap consists of a layer of reacting molten glass floating on the surface of the melt in an all-electric, continuous glass melter. As the feed moves through the cold cap, it undergoes chemical reactions and phase transitions through which it is converted to molten glass that moves from the cold cap into the melt pool. The process involves a series of reactions that generate multiple gases and subsequent mass loss and foaming significantly influence the mass and heat transfers. The rate of glass melting, which is greatly influenced by mass and heat transfers, affects the vitrification process and the efficiency of the immobilization of nuclear waste. We studied the cold-cap reactions of a representative waste glass feed using both the simultaneous differential scanning calorimetry-thermogravimetry (DSC-TGA) and the thermogravimetry coupled with gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (TGA-GC-MS) as complementary tools to perform evolved gas analysis (EGA). Analyses from DSC-TGA and EGA on the cold-cap reactions provide a key element for the development of an advanced cold-cap model. It also helps to formulate melter feeds for higher production rate.

Rodriguez, Carmen P.; Pierce, David A.; Schweiger, Michael J.; Kruger, Albert A.; Chun, Jaehun; Hrma, Pavel R.

2013-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Resolution Mn EXAFS of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex inPhotosystem II: Structural Implications for the Mn4Ca Cluster  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The biological generation of oxygen by the oxygen-evolving complex in photosystem II (PS II) is one of natures most important reactions. The recent X-ray crystal structures, while limited by resolutions of 3.2 to 3.5 A, have located the electron density associated with the Mn4Ca complex within the multi-protein PS II complex. Detailed structures critically depend on input from spectroscopic techniques such as EXAFS and EPR/ENDOR, as the XRD resolution does not allow for accurate determination of the position of Mn/Ca or the bridging and terminal ligand atoms. The number and distances of Mn-Mn/Ca/ligand interactions determined from EXAFS provide important constraints for the structure of the Mn cluster. Here we present data from a high-resolution EXAFS method using a novel multi-crystal monochromator that show three short Mn-Mn distances between 2.7 and 2.8 A and hence the presence of three di-mu-oxobridged units in the Mn4Ca cluster. This result imposes clear limitations on the proposed structures based on spectroscopic and diffraction data and provides input for refining such structures.

Yano, Junko; Pushkar, Yulia; Glatzel, Pieter; Lewis, Azul; Sauer,Kenneth; Messinger, Johannes; Bergmann, Uwe; Yachandra, Vittal

2005-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

467

A discussion on the interpretation and characterization of metafilms/metasurfaces: the two-dimensional equivalent of metamaterials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A metafilm (also referred to as a metasurface) is the surface equivalent of a metamaterial. More precisely, a metafilm is a surface distribution of suitable chosen electrically small scatterers. Metafilms are becoming popular as an alternative to full three-dimensional metamaterials. Unfortunately, many papers in the literature present incorrect interpretations and mischaracterizations of these metafilms. In fact, some of the characterizations presented in the literature result in non-unique parameters for a uniquely defined metafilm. In this paper we discuss an appropriate interpretation and characterization of metafilms and present a correct manner to characterize a metafilm. Additionally, we illustrate the error that results from an incorrect characterization of metafilms. We present various examples to emphasize these points. Finally we present a retrieval approach for determining the uniquely defined quantities (the electric and magnetic susceptibilities of its constituent scatterers) that characterize a metafilm.

O'hara, John F [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Azad, Abul K [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Disposal R&D in the Used Fuel Disposition Campaign: A Discussion of Opportunities for Active International Collaboration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For DOE's Used Fuel Disposition Campaign (UFDC), international collaboration is a beneficial and cost-effective strategy for advancing disposal science with regards to multiple disposal options and different geologic environments. While the United States disposal program focused solely on Yucca Mountain tuff as host rock over the past decades, several international programs have made significant progress in the characterization and performance evaluation of other geologic repository options, most of which are very different from the Yucca Mountain site in design and host rock characteristics. Because Yucca Mountain was so unique (e.g., no backfill, unsaturated densely fractured tuff), areas of direct collaboration with international disposal programs were quite limited during that time. The decision by the U.S. Department of Energy to no longer pursue the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent fuel at Yucca Mountain has shifted UFDC's interest to disposal options and geologic environments similar to those being investigated by disposal programs in other nations. Much can be gained by close collaboration with these programs, including access to valuable experience and data collected over recent decades. Such collaboration can help to efficiently achieve UFDC's long-term goals of conducting 'experiments to fill data needs and confirm advanced modeling approaches' (by 2015) and of having a 'robust modeling and experimental basis for evaluation of multiple disposal system options' (by 2020). This report discusses selected opportunities of active international collaboration, with focus on both Natural Barrier System (NBS) and Engineered Barrier System (EBS) aspects and those opportunities that provide access to field data (and respective interpretation/modeling) or allow participation in ongoing field experiments. This discussion serves as a basis for the DOE/NE-53 and UFDC planning process for FY12 and beyond.

Birkholzer, J.T.

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's enabling legislation  

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ENABLING STATUTE OF THE ENABLING STATUTE OF THE DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 42 U.S.C. § 2286 et seq. NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT, FISCAL YEAR 1989 (Pub. L. No. 100-456, September 29, 1988), AS AMENDED BY NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT, FISCAL YEAR 1991 (Pub. L. No. 101-510, November 5, 1990), NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FISCAL YEARS 1992 AND 1993 (Pub. L. No. 102-190, December 5, 1991), ENERGY POLICY ACT OF 1992 (Pub. L. No. 102-486, October 24, 1992), NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FISCAL YEAR 1994 (Pub. L. No. 103-160, November 30, 1993), FEDERAL REPORTS ELIMINATION ACT OF 1998 (Pub. L. No. 105-362, November 10, 1998), NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FISCAL YEAR 2001 (Pub. L. No. 106-398, October 30, 2000), AND

470

Legislating for smoke-free workplaces  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the WHO European Region: Azerbaijan (1992), Belgium (1994),Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium BosniaAndorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia

World Health Organization

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

AMO Industrial Distributed Energy: Legislative Initiatives  

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

1, Issue 2 PDF Fall 2009 - Volume 1, Issue 1 PDF News Energy Department Invests in Next Generation Efficient Lighting June 19, 2013 More News Subscribe to News Updates Events...

472

Office of Congressional & Legislative Affairs June 2013 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... consulting, environment, and international relations. ... make recommendations regarding general policy for NIST ... of applicable national policies as set ...

2013-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

473

Coating Industry Response to Legislative Pressure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 2   Summary of existing federal regulations affecting the coatings industry...also have their own internal regulations, directives, and guidelines

474

Environmental Legislation 1.0 Introduction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, inorganic arsenic, and coke oven emissions. This was a fraction of the total, and EPA's inability to list.obtaining additional allowances; 3.installing "scrubbers" (Flue gas desulfurization is a post combustion in the form of acid rain. About 66% produced by coal-fired power plants (natural gas combustion emits no SO2

McCalley, James D.

475

Legislative Developments in Solar Energy during 1980  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is apparent that many solar and energy conservation programsL. REP. 267 (1979). SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENTS kilowattsto -103 (Supp. 1979). SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENTS vegetation

Krueger, Robert B.; Hoffman, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Tobacco Control Legislation: An Introductory Guide  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

regulate additives and manufacturing technologies, and setadditives, as well as advertising and promotional expenditures. Inspections, including periodic inspections of tobacco manufacturing

World Health Organization

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legislating for smoke-free workplaces  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Belarus (2000), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (Belgium (1994), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (are Belgium (1996), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (

World Health Organization

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Proposed Comprehensive Cyber Security Legislation, May 2011  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The role of cyber security in the critical infrastructures of the United States has been recognized by the President and by members of Congress. To address potential cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, the Senate has proposed revisions to specific laws and regulations. This white paper includes a technical assessment of some of the key proposed revisions.

2011-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

479

Office of Congressional & Legislative Affairs August 2013 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... US-based nonprofit institutions or organizations, including state and local ... of the technical needs of small and mid-size manufacturers in Alaska. ...

2013-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

480

Legislative Developments in Solar Energy during 1980  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

utilities must offer energy audits to customers on request.Id. at 16,594. Among the energy audit features, an analysisergy audit program under the National Energy Conservation

Krueger, Robert B.; Hoffman, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Tobacco Control Legislation: An Introductory Guide  

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The Public Health Law Manual, 2nd ed. , New York, Americannational capacity background manuals and tools that the WHOThe Public Health Law Manual, 2 nd ed. , New York, American

World Health Organization

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Upcoming Carbon Management Legislations: Impacts and ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cost-Effective Gas Stream Component Analysis Techniques and Strategies for Carbon Capture Systems from Oxy-Fuel Combustion (An Overview).

483

Legislative Developments in Solar Energy during 1980  

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Other designs use a Stirling engine. A recent Mitre Cor-vanced heat engines such as the Stirling." THE MITRE CORP. ,

Krueger, Robert B.; Hoffman, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

California Federal and Open Meeting Legislation  

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LARMER, THE CONSENSUS BUILDING HANDBOOK (1999); JOHN DRYZEK,is the Consensus Building Handbook, arguably the most widelyon consensus building. The Handbook addresses the impact of

Macomber, Debbie Box

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Community response to "Robin Hood" tax legislation.  

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??This thesis is a study of community reaction to property tax reform in Stowe, Vermont. Literature on distributive justice and economic theory are emphasized as… (more)

Miller, Kristen Leah

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

NREL: Education Programs - Senator Introduces Legislation to...  

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Nebraska Wind Applications Center in Lincoln. State Facilitator Dan McGuire and Wind Powering America National Technical Director Ian Baring-Gould testified in favor of the bill....

487

Legislation and Unintended Consequences for Crime  

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Jan 16, 2007 ... the EU end-of-life vehicle directive in the UK, the end result of which will be .... regulations that required tobacco manufacturers to sponsor ...

488

Legislation in a Common Law Context  

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of Laws’, 262-3, 272-3. Preface to Coke’s Reports (Part 2),Selected Writings of Edward Coke, 1: 41. Commentaries, 1:celebrated jurists as Edward Coke, John Selden, Matthew Hale

Lieberman, David

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production of hydrogen in non oxygen-evolving systems: co-produced hydrogen as a bonus in the photodegradation of organic pollutants and hydrogen sulfide  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report was prepared as part of the documentation of Annex 10 (Photoproduction of Hydrogen) of the IEA Hydrogen Agreement. Subtask A of this Annex concerned photo-electrochemical hydrogen production, with an emphasis on direct water splitting. However, studies of non oxygen-evolving systems were also included in view of their interesting potential for combined hydrogen production and waste degradation. Annex 10 was operative from 1 March 1995 until 1 October 1998. One of the collaborative projects involved scientists from the Universities of Geneva and Bern, and the Federal Institute of Technology in Laussane, Switzerland. A device consisting of a photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) with a WO{sub 3} photoanode connected in series with a so-called Grazel cell (a dye sensitized liquid junction photovoltaic cell) was developed and studied in this project. Part of these studies concerned the combination of hydrogen production with degradation of organic pollutants, as described in Chapter 3 of this report. For completeness, a review of the state of the art of organic waste treatment is included in Chapter 2. Most of the work at the University of Geneva, under the supervision of Prof. J. Augustynski, was focused on the development and testing of efficient WO{sub 3} photoanodes for the photoelectrochemical degradation of organic waste solutions. Two types of WO{sub 3} anodes were developed: non transparent bulk photoanodes and non-particle-based transparent film photoanodes. Both types were tested for degradation and proved to be very efficient in dilute solutions. For instance, a solar-to-chemical energy conversion efficiency of 9% was obtained by operating the device in a 0.01M solution of methanol (as compared to about 4% obtained for direct water splitting with the same device). These organic compounds are oxidized to CO{sub 2} by the photocurrent produced by the photoanode. The advantages of this procedure over conventional electrolytic degradation are that much (an order of magnitude) less energy is required and that sunlight can be used directly. In the case of photoproduction of hydrogen, as compared to water splitting, feeding the anodic compartment of the PEC with an organic pollutant, instead of the usual supporting electrolyte, will bring about a substantial increase of the photocurrent at a given illumination. Thus, the replacement of the photo-oxidation of water by the photodegradation of organic waste will be accompanied by a gain in solar-to-chemical conversion efficiency and hence by a decrease in the cost of the photoproduced hydrogen. Taking into account the benefits and possible revenues obtainable by the waste degradation, this would seem to be a promising approach to the photoproduction of hydrogen. Hydrogen sulfide (H{sub 2}S) is another waste effluent requiring extensive treatment, especially in petroleum refineries. The so-called Claus process is normally used to convert the H{sub 2}S to elemental sulfur. A sulfur recovery process developed at the Florida Solar Energy Center is described briefly in Chapter 4 by Dr. C. Linkous as a typical example of the photoproduction of hydrogen in a non oxygen-evolving system. The encouraging results obtained in these investigations of photoelectrochemical hydrogen production combined with organic waste degradation, have prompted a decision to continue the work under the new IEA Hydrogen Agreement Annex 14, Photoelectrolytic Hydrogen Production.

Sartoretti, C. Jorand; Ulmann, M.; Augustynski, J. (Electrochemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Geneva (CH)); Linkous, C.A. (Florida Solar Energy Center, University of Central Florida (US))

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