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Urban aerosols harbor diverse and dynamic bacterial populations  

Urban aerosols harbor diverse and dynamic bacterial populations Eoin L. Brodie, Todd Z. DeSantis, Jordan P. Moberg Parker, Ingrid X. Zubietta, Yvette M. Piceno, and ...

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Ectropy of diversity measures for populations in Euclidean space  

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Measures to evaluate the diversity of a set of points (population) in Euclidean space play an important role in a variety of areas of science and engineering. Well-known measures are often used without a clear insight into their quality and many of them ... Keywords: Discrepancy, Ectropy, Klee's measure, Minimum spanning tree, Population diversity measure, Singular values

Bakir Lacevic; Edoardo Amaldi

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of the Arabian Horse Populations from Syria and other Countries  

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Humans and horses weaved together wonderful stories of adventure and generosity. As a part of human history and civilization, Arabian horses ignite imagination throughout the world. Populations of this breed exist in many countries. Here I explored different populations of Arabians representing Middle Eastern and Western populations. The main two aims of this study were to provide the genetic diversity description of Arabians from different origins and to examine the traditional classification system of the breed. A third aim was to tackle the distribution pattern of the genetic variability within the genome to show whether there are differences in relative variability of different types of markers. First, I analyzed the genetic structure of 537Arabian horses from seven populations by using microsatellites. The results consistently showed higher levels of diversity within the Middle Eastern populations compared to the Western populations. All American-Arabians showed differentiation from Middle Eastern populations. Second, I sequenced the whole mtDNA D-loop of 251 Arabian horses. The whole D-loop sequence was more informative than using just the HVR1. Native populations from the Middle East, such as Syrian, represented a hot spot of genetic diversity. Most importantly, there was no evidence that the Arabian horse breed has clear subdivisions depending on the traditional maternal based strain classification system. Third, I tested the heterozygosity distribution pattern along the genome of 22 Peruvian Paso horses using 232 microsatellites and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs). The pattern of genetic diversity was completely different between these two markers where no correlation was found. Runs of homozygosity test of SNPs and associated microsatellites noticeably showed that all of associated microsatellites loci were homozygous in the matched case. The findings of this study will help in understanding the evolutionary history and developing breeding and conservation programs of horses. This study provided databases including parentage testing system and maternal lineages that will help to recover the Syrian Arabian population after the armed conflict started in Syria in 2011. The results here can be applied not only to horses, but also to other animal species with similar criteria.

Khanshour, Anas M

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation protection training for diverse general employee populations  

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Radiation protection training for the general employee at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory has undergone a great deal of restructuring in the last two years. The number of personnel totally dedicated to nuclear facilities is less than a fifth of our employees and the percentage of contracted employees who are dedicated radiation workers is much smaller. However, the aging of our facilities and increasing emphasis on environmental control means that everyone needs to understand the basics of radiation protection. In accordance with changing DOE guidelines and internal ORNL policies, greater emphasis has been placed on keeping training focused on current issues, training the total workforce, and requiring some type of testing or feedback mechanism. This report describes efforts to instill respect, but not fear, of radiation in the work environment. Flexible tools are being developed to meet this objective for several diverse general employee populations. Continuing efforts include consideration of computer-based training for retraining, developing additional modules for specialized groups and jobs, and testing/documentation appropriate to each population segment. 6 refs.

Copenhaver, E.D.; Houser, B.S.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diachonic DNA Analyses of Animal Breeds and Populations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with the animals they breed and raise for sustenance and secondary products such as traction, milk and wool. Since initial domestication, humans have continued to affect and modify these species until the present day. Although much attention has been paid...

Campana, Michael Gray

2011-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity  

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

1 Guidance for Agency-Specific Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plans 2 Table of Contents Introduction......

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Diversity  

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

1 1 Guidance for Agency-Specific Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plans 2 Table of Contents Introduction............................................................................................................................................3 Section 1 Operational Guidance...........................................................................................................................5 Section 2 Goal 1: Workforce Diversity; Priorities, Actions, and Sample practices........................................8 Goal 2: Workplace Inclusion; Priorities, Actions, and Sample practices......................................15

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Genetic variants associated with fasting glucose and insulin concentrations in an ethnically diverse population: results from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study  

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USA. 19 Office of Population Genomics, National Human GenomeArchitecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Study.Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systemic Equity Pedagogy in Science Education: A Mixed-Method Analysis of High Achieving High Schools of Culturally Diverse Student Populations in Texas  

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The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the associations between systemic equity pedagogy (SEP) practices in highly diverse high schools and their students' science achievement and college readiness. This study focuses on science programs in ten highly diverse Texas high schools serving students who exhibit high science achievement and college readiness. According to the Policy Research Group in Science Education, only two percent of all culturally diverse high schools within the state of Texas demonstrate high science achievement and college readiness on state-tracked school-level indicators. Transforming a school context where achievement disparities exist among student groups in science classrooms necessitates that public school officials understand key factors, or “drivers,” and associated indicators contributing to SEP in programs. A model for programs is suggested using a framework for SEP based on data collected from ten highly successful, high diversity high schools. The following research questions address the research gap regarding indicators of SEP associated with high science achievement and college readiness in highly culturally diverse high schools. How do data from ten highly successful, high diversity high schools inform the development of a comprehensive SEP rubric? How do high achieving high schools of culturally diverse student populations score on a comprehensive SEP rubric? How do teachers’ perceptions toward implementing SEP practices vary in different schools? Three research papers detail the research of this dissertation. The purpose for the first paper is to increase understanding of indicators facilitating systemic and equitable teaching and learning practices, otherwise referred to as systemic equity pedagogy (SEP). Results of the study show indicators of a comprehensive SEP rubric. Together, 127 indicators, thirty categories, and eight SEP drivers form a model framing equitable teaching and learning practices associated with high science achievement and college readiness. In conclusion, indicators within the SEP rubric can be described as action-oriented descriptors that science teachers engage formally or informally in order to facilitate quality science education for all students. The purpose for paper two is to score equitable teaching and learning practices in highly successful high school science programs based on the SEP rubric. Findings reveals that implementation of various equitable teaching and learning practices vary across science programs and these practices can be described as both pedagogical and non-pedagogical. In conclusion, varying degrees of implementation exist for indicators in the SEP rubric. In paper three, the purpose is to understand science teachers’ attitude and approach toward implementing systemic teaching and learning practices. Results from this study provide scores that indicate science teachers’ perceptions of their approach to SEP. This study concludes by suggesting high achieving science programs may operate within a continuum for implementing equitable teaching and learning practices.

Blocker, Tyrone Dewayne

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Policies; Diversity Office  

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Policies: Brookhaven National Laboratory Diversity Policies: Brookhaven Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Brookhaven Sexual Harassment Policy Brookhaven Veterans Policy...

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Diversity Committee  

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Committees Past Committee Members PSC 2009 Diversity Action Plan ANL Diversity Council Actions Diversity RecruitmentOutreach S&T Advanced Recruitment Policy S&T Advanced...

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Diversity @ CENS  

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Networked Sensing Diversity @ CENS Karen Kim, Wesley Uehara,Women@CENS: Increasing Diversity in Engineering and Computera set of promising REU diversity practices that can be

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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9.20 Animal Behavior, Fall 2001  

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This course will sample the broad diversity of animal behavior and the behavioral adaptation of animals to the environments in which they live. This will include discussion of both field observations and controlled laboratory ...

Ramus, Seth Jacob

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Diversity Links; Diversity Office  

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Source Disclaimer: Links and/or hyperlinks on this page may contain information gathered from public sources outside Brookhaven National Laboratory. This information is for reference purposes only and, as such, there is no endorsement of products or services therein, nor is BNL responsible for any content inaccuracies. By clicking any of the aforementioned links and/or hyperlinks, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement with this statement. Source Disclaimer: Links and/or hyperlinks on this page may contain information gathered from public sources outside Brookhaven National Laboratory. This information is for reference purposes only and, as such, there is no endorsement of products or services therein, nor is BNL responsible for any content inaccuracies. By clicking any of the aforementioned links and/or hyperlinks, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement with this statement. Diversity Links BNL & DOE Diversity Links Minority Recruitment Links BNL & DOE Diversity Links Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Brookhaven Advocacy Council (BAC) Brookhaven Employees Recreation Association (BERA) | BERA Clubs U.S. DOE Office of Civil Rights and Diversity U.S. DOE Office of Civil Rights and Diversity - Homepage

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Diversity, Inclusion  

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Workplace Diversity, Inclusion Diversity, Inclusion Explore the multiple dimensions of a career at LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that...

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Test Diversity  

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This paper describes a novel method for measuring the degree to which a set of test cases executes a given program in diverse ways with respect to the two fundamental programming concepts: control and data. Test Diversity is a method for measuring the variety of software control flow and data flow, comprising of four new measures: conditional diversity, data diversity, standard deviation of diversity, and test orthogonality. These closely-related measures could be used to evaluate the test effectiveness and the test-effort distribution of a test suite. The Diversity Analyzer is a novel industrial-strength testing tool that can currently perform diversity analysis on software written in C/C++/C#/VB in Windows and.NET environments. The Diversity Analyzer is used to evaluate the fault-detection effectiveness of Test Diversity on various types of industrial projects. Key Words: testing tools, verification, theory, experimentation, conditional diversity, data diversity, standard deviation,

Borislav Nikolik

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Animal vision  

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Animal vision Name: the outlaw Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: Do cats see in black and white? What animals see in color? Replies: Yes, cats can see color; in...

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Animating explosions  

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In this paper, we introduce techniques for animating explosions and their effects. The primary effect of an explosion is a disturbance that causes a shock wave to propagate through the surrounding medium. The disturbance determines the behavior of nearly ... Keywords: animation, atmospheric effects, computational fluid dynamics, natural phenomena, physically based animation

Gary D. Yngve; James F. O'Brien; Jessica K. Hodgins

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Practices for Managing Organizational Diversity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Organizations with increasingly diverse workforces and customer populations face challenges in reaping diversity's benefits while managing its potentially disruptive effects. This article defines workplace diversity and identifies best practices supporting planned and positive diversity management. It explores how academic libraries can apply diversity management best practices and provides a reading list for leaders and human resource managers wishing to optimize their organization's approach to diversity.

Kreitz, Patricia; /SLAC

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Mass and energy budgets of animals: Behavioral and ecological implications  

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The common goal of these diverse projects is to understand the mechanisms of how animal populations respond to the continual changes in their environment in both time and space. Our models are mechanistic allowing us to explore how a wide array of environmental variables may determine individual performance. Large scale climate change and its effect on animal populations can be seen as quantitative extensions of biological responses to smaller scales of environmental variability. Changes in developmental rates or reproductive levels of individuals, extension or contraction of geographic ranges, and modification of community organization have all been documented in response to previous changes in habitats. We know from our biophysical work that some changes in function are driven by microclimate conditions directly, and some are mediated indirectly through ecological parameters such as the food supply. Our research is guided by a comprehensive conceptual scheme of the interaction of an animal with its environment. The physical and physiological properties of the organism, and the range of available microclimates, set bounds on the performance of organismal function, such as growth, reproduction, storage, and behavior. To leave the most offspring over a lifetime, animals must perform those functions in a way that maximizes the amount of resources devoted to reproduction. Maximizing the total size of the budget and minimizing those budget items not devoted to reproduction are crucial. Animals trade off among expenditures for current and future reproduction. Both water and energy are important, potentially limiting resources. Projects described here include empirical studies and theoretical models.

Porter, W.P.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Training,Diversity Office  

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Training Programs for Managers Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity Management and Sexual Harassment prevention training classes are conducted by...

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animated gif  

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... 2) Click on the optomized tab to 'optimize' the image. (I don't know if you really need to do this.). b) Show the animation palette, if not already there. ...

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Animal Noise  

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Why do animals make sounds, are they trying to talk to us? Replies: You bet. When the dog barks loud and nasty, he's trying to tell you to stay out of his yard, and when he...

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Exotic Animals  

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Exotic Animals Exotic Animals Nature Bulletin No. 440-A January 15, 1972 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation EXOTIC ANIMALS When people settle in a new land they always bring to it plants and animals that are strangers there. The early colonists in North America brought the seeds of grains, grasses, clovers, garden crops and flowers they grew in Europe. They brought horses, cattle, sheep, goats, swine, poultry, cats and dogs. They brought honeybees because there were none here. Unfortunately, mixed with their seeds or in forage for their animals, they brought the seeds of many pesky weeds. As stowaways, they brought rats, mice and injurious insects. The colonists found a continent teeming with a great abundance and variety of wildlife, including billions of wild pigeons, ducks, geese and turkeys, but they brought their own domesticated kinds, including turkeys which had been introduced into Europe from Mexico by the Spaniards. It is a curious fact that our only domestic animal native to North America is this noble bird.

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Workforce Diversity Action Plans  

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Workforce Diversity Action Plans Workforce Diversity Office Best Practices Diversity Council Compendium of Diversity Activities Principles for a Diverse Community Lawrence Berkeley...

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AFRD - Diversity  

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Diversity Diversity Home Organization Outreach and Diversity Highlights Safety Other Websites and Labs Intramural Diversity: A Key Strength and Core Value AFRD works with the other General Sciences Directorate divisions as well as the Labwide Workforce Diversity Office. AFRD has two members on the General Sciences Workplace Committee: Ina Reichel, who also serves as AFRD's Outreach and Diversity Coordinator, and Thomas Schenkel. Education and Community Outreach To inform the community about what we're doing and why it's exciting and important— well as to train the next generation of scientists and engineers— performs a variety of activities. We actively support the outreach efforts of LBNL's Center for Science and Engineering Education (CSEE). Top Last updated: 10/06

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Workforce Diversity  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Year-End Diversity Reports MD-715 DVAAP FEORP 9-Point Plan Special Emphasis Program Training and Education (Program Devel- opment...

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Nocturnal Animals  

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Nocturnal Animals Nocturnal Animals Nature Bulletin No. 151 April 17, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation NOCTURNAL ANIMALS When the sun goes down and dusk steals over the land, the animals of the day grow drowsy and seek some sheltered spot to await another dawn. Birds slip quietly to their nests or favorite roosts. The chattering squirrel curls up in his hollow tree or a summer nest of leaves. Butterflies fold their wings and bees creep into their quiet hives. Bats and whip-poor-wills and nighthawks zigzag expertly through the air to feast on flying insects. Then darkness comes. Then the land becomes alive again as the animals of the night take over -- the hunted and the hunters. The cottontail rabbits come out to play and gorge themselves on fresh young clover and tender grass -- welcome food after nibbling all winter on the bark of hawthorn, willow, sumac and wild rose. Millions of mice scurry about. Muskrats emerge from the underwater entrances to their lodges and bank tunnels to swim and splash as they feed on tender shoots of cattails and sedges. Wild ducks and some of the shore birds feed regularly at night.

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Moss Animals  

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Moss Animals Moss Animals Nature Bulletin No. 138 January 17, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation MOSS ANIMALS Last summer, several visitors in the forest preserves were puzzled by finding masses of jelly-like substance stuck to sunken sticks in certain ponds and lakes. These masses were usually round or egg-shaped, ranging in size from that of a tennis ball to that of a football. On the outside they were covered by a grayish scum with faint lines in a coarse design. Inside there was apparently nothing but a clear colorless jelly that quivered and shook like a well-chilled gelatin dessert. One man guessed that it was some sort of garbage; another, reasonably, that it was some strange plant growth.

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Cave Animals  

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Cave Animals Cave Animals Nature Bulletin No. 95 December 14, 1946 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation CAVE ANIMALS Our Senior Naturalist, with a group of scientists exploring one of the big limestone quarries southwest of Chicago, found several dozen strange animals where a small underground stream pours from a seam in the rock wall. They were nearly an inch long, slender, with legs on both ends and snow white. That was a rare discovery because they were Blind Amphipods -- small members of the crayfish family that live their entire lives in secret subterranean waters. A large part of the United States is underlain by limestone, sometimes hundreds of feet thick, often close to the surface as it is here. Surface water gradually seeps down through crevices in this limestone and along horizontal seams, dissolving the rock to form channels that grow larger and larger. As the centuries pass, these form underground rivers and the caves so common in some parts of this country.

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Going Forth and Multiplying: Animal Acclimatization and Invasion  

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The nineteenth century saw numerous transfers and attempted transfers of animal populations, mostly as the result of the spread of European agriculture. The exchange of animal populations facilitated by the acclimatization ...

Ritvo, Harriet

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Diversity | ORNL  

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Careers Careers Working at ORNL Diversity Diversity Initiatives Employee Resource Groups Postdocs Internships and Postgrad Opportunities Fellowships Career Site FAQs Events and Conferences View Open Positions View Postdoctoral Positions Create A Profile Internal applicants please apply here View or update your current application or profile. External applicants Internal applicants Internet Explorer Browser preferred for ORNL applicants. Chrome is not currently supported. For more information about browser compatibility please refer to the FAQs. If you have difficulty using the online application system or need an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov or phone 1-866-963-9545 Careers Home | ORNL | Careers | Diversity SHARE

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One-to-many: example-based mesh animation synthesis  

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We propose an example-based approach for synthesizing diverse mesh animations. Provided a short clip of deformable mesh animation, our method synthesizes a large number of different animations of arbitrary length. Combining an automatically inferred ... Keywords: animation, bone graph, cut node, synthesis, transition

Changxi Zheng

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Animal Hibernation  

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Hibernation Hibernation Nature Bulletin No. 44 December 8, 1945 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation ANIMAL HIBERNATION Many animals in this northern region go into a winter sleep, called "hibernation". They usually retire to some place where they do not actually freeze, or where they at least are protected from zero temperatures. Birds do not hibernate but most species migrate to warmer regions Fish to not hibernate but withdraw to deeper waters and their body processes slow down to the point where tbeir food and oxygen requirements are a tiny fraction of the needs during summer months Aquatic insects do not hibernate. Most land insects die, leaving behind them their descendants in the egg, larva or pupa stages. Some insects, though, as for instance certain species of mosquito, hibernate in basements, cisterns and such protected places.

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Animal Noses  

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Noses Noses Nature Bulletin No. 729 October 26, 1963 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor ANIMAL NOSES "Of all the animals, man has the poorest nose; he has virtually lost the sense of smell". Like so many general statements, that remark by Ernest Thompson Seton, the great naturalist, artist and storyteller, should be taken with a grain of salt. Seton was speaking of mammals only. Modern man does have a sense of smell and in some individuals, such as wine tasters, coffee tasters and perfumers, it is highly developed but, in general, his nose is far inferior to the smellers of other mammals. Nearly all of them have noses which provide the most acute and discriminating of the five senses: smell, sight, hearing, touch and taste. Among the few exceptions are the toothed whales, believed to have no sense of smell at all.

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ORISE: Diversity  

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Diversity Diversity is a Central Part of ORISE's DNA At the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), diversity is at the core of everything we do. From learning events that enhance our employees' appreciation for all the ways in which we differ to recognizing diversity through educational outreach, subcontracting and economic development, we are committed to appreciating the unique characteristics that contribute to a successful workplace. ORISE makes it a priority to ensure that employees have the opportunity to work and develop in an environment that is uninhibited and free of harassment or discrimination. We strive to maintain a workplace that promotes creativity, rewards excellence, as well as encourages employees to

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Diversity at Fermilab - Fermilab Diversity Focus Groups  

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Fermilab Diversity Focus Groups Diversity Focus Groups: Message from the Director Representative Groups Report The recent APS Report on diversity provided a wake-up call that...

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Animal Hands  

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Hands Hands Nature Bulletin No. 611 October 1, 1960 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist ANIMAL HANDS Muddy footprints shaped like babies' hands can be seen on almost every trash barrel in our forest preserve picnic areas. These are made by raccoons which come at night to eat discarded sandwiches, chicken bones and other food scraps. The hind feet as well as the front feet of the coon are built like hands and that its front foot, especially in mud or soft snow, leaves a print of the palm with four spread fingers and a thumb. The track of the hind foot is longer with a definite heal. The coon feels for fish, crawfish, frogs and snails along the water's edge, scrubbing each thoroughly before eating. Full of curiosity and mischief, a pet coon quickly learns to unlatch doors, play with small objects and pick people's pockets.

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Animal carcinogen testing challenged  

SciTech Connect

The past 15 years have seen a long list of man-made chemicals indicated as potential human carcinogens. Now, a prominent cancer researcher says that the risks of those chemicals have been overestimated partly because of a serious design flaw in the animal tests used to assess their carcinogenicity. The researcher, Bruce Ames of the University of California, Berkeley, has become well known for his views that many of the newsmaking carcinogens pose little risk to the general human population. He also argues that current policies for testing and regulating carcinogens, which emphasize synthetic chemicals, are misdirected. In animal tests the chemicals are usually administered in the maximum tolerated doses (MTDs), which are the highest doses that can be given without causing severe weight loss or other life-threatening signs of toxicity. Even though these levels are much higher than the doses to which people are likely to be exposed, MTDs are used to cut down on the number of animals- and thus the cost-required to obtain statistically significant results. Although the MTDs don't cause overt signs of toxicity, they can still have more subtle toxic effects, however, and that is what Ames thinks accounts for the large number of compounds that test positive for carcinogenicity.

Marx, J.

1990-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Cycles in fossil diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transitions in Global Marine Diversity, Science 281, 1157-know if this cycle is a variation in true diversity or onlyin observed diversity, but either case requires explanation

Rohde, Robert A.; Muller, Richard A.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity, Discrimination, and Performance  

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share their race. Age diversity predicts higher turnover (Working through diversity as a strategic imperative” (pp.in S. E. Jackson (Ed. ), Diversity in the workplace: Human

Leonard, Jonathan; Levine, David I.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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update: Decomposing beta diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on Island Biological Diversity is to influence the policy-update Decomposing beta diversity Baselga (2009) proposes apatterns of beta diversity into effects of nestedness and

Gotelli, Nicholas J.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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AnimationStyle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the animation forward, then backwards, then forwards again, ad infinitum. Description. This class describes different ways of running animations of ...

2013-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Productivity and Diversity: Using Ecological Theory and Landscape Models to Guide Sustainable Forest Management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sustainable forest management requires maintaining or increasing ecosystem productivity, while preserving or restoring natural levels of biodiversity. Application of general concepts from ecological theory, along with use of mechanistic, landscape-based computer models, can contribute to the successful achievement of both of these objectives. Ecological theories based on the energetics and dynamics of populations can be used to predict the general distribution of individual species, the diversity of different types of species, ecosystem process rates and pool sizes, and patterns of spatial and temporal heterogeneity over a broad range of environmental conditions. This approach requires subdivision of total biodiversity into functional types of organisms, primarily because different types of organisms respond very differently to the spatial and temporal variation of environmental conditions on landscapes. The diversity of species of the same functional type (particularly among plants) tends to be highest at relatively low levels of net primary productivity, while the total number of different functional types (particularly among animals) tends to be highest at high levels of productivity (e.g., site index or potential net primary productivity). In general, the diversity of animals at higher trophic levels (e.g., predators) reaches its maximum at much higher levels of productivity than the diversity of lower trophic levels (e.g., plants). This means that a single environment cannot support high diversity of all types of organisms. Within the framework of the general patterns described above, the distributions, population dynamics, and diversity of organisms in specific regions can be predicted more precisely using a combination of computer simulation models and GIS data based on satellite information and ground surveys. Biophysical models that use information on soil properties, climate, and hydrology have been developed to predict how the abundance and spatial distribution of various plants and animals. These models can be, used to predict the patterns of forest type and structure that develop in response to variation in productivity and disturbance across complex landscapes, as well as species diversity and the distribution and population fluctuations of threatened species in specific regions.

Huston, M.A.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SNAP Animation Gallery  

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MULTIMEDIA GALLERY PRESENTATIONS RELATED LINKS Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Animations Below are computer generated animations of what the SNAP satellite might look like,...

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Diversity, Discrimination, and Performance  

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Working through diversity as a strategic imperative." In S.E. Jackson (Ed. ), Diversity in the workplace: HumanDiTomaso, J. “Myths about diversity: What managers need to

Levine, David I.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life Sciences & Genomics Division Diversity  

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Sciences & Genomics Diversity imagemap Workforce Diversity Action Plans title Diversity Committee Employment Opportunities Community Outreach Activities htmlempopps.html Read...

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Plants & Animals  

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Plants & Animals Plants & Animals Plants & Animals Plant and animal monitoring is performed to determine whether Laboratory operations are impacting human health via the food chain. April 12, 2012 A rabbit on LANL land. A rabbit on LANL land. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email We sample many plants and animals, including wild and domestic crops, game animals, fish, and food products from animals, as well as other plants and animals not considered food sources. What plants and animals do we monitor? LANL monitors both edible and non-edible plants and animals to determine whether Laboratory operations are impacting human health via the food chain, or to find contaminants that indicate they are being moved in the

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Diversity Office Contacts  

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How to Contact Us Shirley Kendall - Diversity Manager Manager, Diversity Office & Office of International Services Shirley Kendall Phone: 631-344-3318 Email: kendall@bnl.gov...

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Mass and energy budgets of animals: Behavioral and ecological implications. Annual technical progress report, April 1, 1992--March 31, 1993  

SciTech Connect

The common goal of these diverse projects is to understand the mechanisms of how animal populations respond to the continual changes in their environment in both time and space. Our models are mechanistic allowing us to explore how a wide array of environmental variables may determine individual performance. Large scale climate change and its effect on animal populations can be seen as quantitative extensions of biological responses to smaller scales of environmental variability. Changes in developmental rates or reproductive levels of individuals, extension or contraction of geographic ranges, and modification of community organization have all been documented in response to previous changes in habitats. We know from our biophysical work that some changes in function are driven by microclimate conditions directly, and some are mediated indirectly through ecological parameters such as the food supply. Our research is guided by a comprehensive conceptual scheme of the interaction of an animal with its environment. The physical and physiological properties of the organism, and the range of available microclimates, set bounds on the performance of organismal function, such as growth, reproduction, storage, and behavior. To leave the most offspring over a lifetime, animals must perform those functions in a way that maximizes the amount of resources devoted to reproduction. Maximizing the total size of the budget and minimizing those budget items not devoted to reproduction are crucial. Animals trade off among expenditures for current and future reproduction. Both water and energy are important, potentially limiting resources. Projects described here include empirical studies and theoretical models.

Porter, W.P.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Color Blind Animals  

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Blind Animals Name: Hillary Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: Are dogs and cats colorblind? If so what is the percentage? Are all animals color blind? Replies: yes,...

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Animal Testing Medical Research  

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Animal Testing In Medical Research Past, present and future. Marte Thomassen Ellen Trolid Tonje Arondsen Marit Gystøl #12;ZO-8091 Forsøksdyrlære Animal experiments in medical research NTNU ­ Norges ................................................................................................................................................ 9 7. THE FUTURE OF ANIMALS IN MEDICAL RESEARCH.21

Bech, Claus

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Workforce Diversity Action Plans  

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Workforce Diversity Action Plans Workforce Diversity Action Plans Workforce Diversity Office Best Practices Diversity Council Compendium of Diversity Activities Principles for a Diverse Community Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is principally an institution of scientific research, committed to addressing the needs of society. A diverse workforce is an invaluable asset to innovation and research excellence. To this end, we must embody the following principles to successfully affect the Laboratory's mission and embrace our diverse workplace community. We affirm the inherent dignity in all of us and strive to maintain an environment characterized by respect, fairness, and inclusion. Our valued community encompasses an array of races, creeds, and social circumstances. We recognize and cherish the richness contributed by our diversity.

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Diversity in Genetic Programming: An Analysis of  

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This paper examines measures of diversity in genetic programming. The goal is to understand the importance of such measures and their relationship with fitness. Diversity methods and measures from the literature are surveyed and a selected set of measures are applied to common standard problem instances in an experimental study. Results show the varying definitions and behaviours of diversity and the varying correlation between diversity and fitness during different stages of the evolutionary process. Populations in the genetic programming algorithm are shown to become structurally similar while maintaining a high amount of behavioural differences. Conclusions describe what measures are likely to be important for understanding and improving the search process and why diversity might have different meaning for different problem domains.

Measures And Correlation; Edmund K. Burke; Steven Gustafson; Graham Kendall

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Practices for Managing Organizational Diversity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the twentieth century, ecologists and agriculturists developed an increasingly sophisticated understanding of the value of biological diversity, specifically the resilience and adaptability it brings to ecosystems. In the twenty-first century, the ecosystem model has been applied to human systems, particularly to understanding how organizations are structured and how they operate. Twenty-first century organizations are challenged by diversity in many arenas. Demographic changes in workforce composition and customer populations, combined with globalized markets and international competition are increasing the amount of diversity organizations must manage, both internally and externally. Many diversity specialists and business leaders argue that businesses and organizations interested in surviving and thriving in the twenty-first century need to take competitive advantage of a diverse workplace (Soutar, 2004; Yang, 2005). But to do so successfully, leaders and human resources (HR) managers must redefine management and leadership (Jones, 1989). Just as mono-cropping destroys biological diversity, and, in extreme cases, such as the Irish potato famine--human as well as natural ecosystems (Keohane, n.d.), so does mono-managing similarly destroy diversity within organizations. Leaders wanting to build strong, diverse organizations will not be successful if they rely on one approach or solution. Single-threaded diversity solutions, such as focusing only on recruitment or single-approach management techniques, such as requiring every employee to take diversity training, do not create lasting change (Kossek & Lobel, 1996; McMahon, 2006; Thomas, 1990). Bringing about the changes needed to build and sustain diversity requires commitment, strategy, communication, and concrete changes in organizational structure and processes. How, then, can managers and leaders develop diverse organizations and ensure that they are managed to take optimum advantage of diversity? What role should human resource specialists play in creating and managing diverse organizations? What are the best practices they should apply? The purpose of this review is to define workplace diversity, to identify best practices, and to identify how diversity management best practices can be applied in academic libraries. Finally, this review will provide a resource list for HR managers and leaders to learn more about those best practices with the goal of optimizing their organization's approach to diversity.

Kreitz, Patricia A.; /SLAC

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity & Inclusion | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Diversity & Inclusion Share Duration 2:50 Argonne Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council members discuss the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace. Browse By -...

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Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership  

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te NOVEMBER 2011 Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadershipin that greater gender diversity in top leadership positions23). GREATER GENDER DIVERSITY IN TOP LEADERSHIP POSITIONS OF

McLean, Lindsey

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EDU 2: Diversity at CENS  

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Embedded Networked Sensing Diversity @ CENS Deborah Estrin,Women@CENS: Increasing Diversity in Engineering and Computera set of promising REU diversity practices that can be

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity, Institutions and Economic Outcomes  

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GDP growth and social diversity, the economics literature onmush- roomed. 1 Why is social diversity inversely related toand Hideo Owan. 2004. ”Diversity and Pro- ductivity in

Santacreu Vasut, Estefania

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biotic prognostications: Global warming and biological diversity  

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This book focuses on the impacts of the greenhouse effect on biological diversity and on natural ecosystems. Included are chapters which include the following topics: government attitudes to climate change problems; general conclusions and deficiencies of general circulation models; impacts of past climate changes on global biota; effects of climate on vegetation, soils, wildlife diversity, animal physiology, ecology, behavior, migration, and parasites and diseases; arctic mariene ecosystems and coasta marine zones; tropical forests; arctic tundra; western North American forests, etc.; indirect linkages and snyergisms among climate change, biodiversity, geosphere, and anthropogenic stresses.

Peters, R.L.; Lovejoy, T.E. [eds.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Trainable videorealistic speech animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe how to create with machine learning techniques a generative, speech animation module. A human subject is first recorded using a videocamera as he/she utters a predetermined speech corpus. After processing the corpus automatically, a visual ... Keywords: facial animation, facial modeling, lip synchronization, morphing, optical flow, speech synthesis

Tony Ezzat; Gadi Geiger; Tomaso Poggio

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant and Animal Immigrants  

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and Animal Immigrants and Animal Immigrants Nature Bulletin No. 43 December 1, 1945 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation PLANT AND ANIMAL IMMIGRANTS When foreign plants and animals are brought to a new country they either become naturalized and thrive, or they cling to their old ways and die out. after they, too, find new freedoms because they leave their enemies, competitors, parasites, and some of their diseases behind them -- much as immigrant people do. The United States now supports about 300 times as many people as it did when Columbus discovered America. This is possible because the domesticated plants and animals that the early settlers brought with them give much higher yields of food and clothing than the Indians got from wild ones.

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WORKFORCE DIVERSITY TOWN HALL  

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

WORKFORCE DIVERSITY TOWN HALL WORKFORCE DIVERSITY TOWN HALL DECEMBER 6, 2011 1:00-2:00 PM FORRESTAL MAIN AUDITORIUM (BROADCAST TO ALL SITES) F O C U S M I S S I O N L E A R N I N G C O N T I N U A L DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION A C C O U N T A B I L I T Y WORKFORCE DIVERSITY TOWN HALL "When any of our citizens are unable to fulfill their potential due to the factors that have nothing to do with their talent, character, or work ethic, then I believe there's a role for government to play."

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Workforce Diversity Town Hall  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

On August 18, 2011, President Obama issued an Executive Order, "Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the ...

2011-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Issues Committee - History  

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Events leading to formation of Diversity Issues Committee Visit by American Physical Society Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) to assess the work environment at...

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Physics Department Diversity Committee  

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Department Diversity Committee Front (from left): Mickey Chiu, Mariette Faulkner, and Sally Dawson. Back (from left): Amber Aponte, Mike Zarcone Mariette Faulkner (Co-Chair)...

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Administrator Workforce Diversity  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Processing - Employee Advisory Services - MD-715; DVAAP; FEORP; and 9-Point Plan Reports - Title VI Compliance Certification Denise Ramos, EEO and Diversity...

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Land animal sizes  

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Land animal sizes Name: tamar c Status: NA Age: NA Location: NA Country: NA Date: Around 1993 Question: Why are today's land mammals so much smaller than prehistoric mammals?...

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Senses of Animals  

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of Animals Name: saravanan Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: I read that fishes can figure out taste through their fins and tail,so are insects through their legs,...

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Facial modeling and animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this course we present an overview of the concepts and current techniques in facial modeling and animation. We introduce this research area by its history and applications. As a necessary prerequisite for facial modeling, data acquisition is discussed ...

Jörg Haber; Demetri Terzopoulos

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochromic Glazings: Animation Parameters  

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Glazings Glazings Animation Simulation Parameters The Electrochromic Glazing Office Animation is created using an image compositing method whereby separate images of the office generated with only one source of illumination are added together in variable percentages to come up with the final image. This method assumes that the sources of illumination do not change position through the animation sequence. Although the sun does move approximately 5 degrees during the span of this 20 minute animation sequence, because this movement is not the focus of the simulation and does not significantly change the intensity of the solar exposure, it is ignored. This method takes advantage of the principal of the scalability of light to avoid the significant time involved in calculating separate Radiance renderings for each combination of sky condition (direct sun versus no direct sun) and electrochromic glazing transmission.

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Animals that Hide Underground  

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Animals that Hide Underground Animals that Hide Underground Nature Bulletin No. 733 November 23, 1963 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist ANIMALS THAT HIDE UNDERGROUND A hole in the ground has an air of mystery about it that rouses our curiosity. No matter whether it is so small that only a worm could squeeze into it, or large enough for a fox den, our questions are much the same. What animal dug the hole? Is it down there now? What is it doing? When will it come out? An underground burrow has several advantages for an animal. In it, many kinds find safety from enemies for themselves and their young. For others, it is an air-conditioned escape from the burning sun of summer and a snug retreat away from the winds and cold of winter. The moist atmosphere of a subterranean home allows the prolonged survival of a wide variety of lower animals which, above the surface, would soon perish from drying.

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The Shapes of Animals  

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Shapes of Animals Shapes of Animals Nature Bulletin No. 698 December 15, 1962 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist THE SHAPES OF ANIMALS The shape of an animal tells a great deal about the kind of life it leads. Unlike common plants which stay rooted to one spot, they are active creatures that move about under their own power. They crawl, walk, run, jump, climb, dig, swim or fly. They hunt food, make homes, produce young, flee from their enemies or fight them. Certain body proportions and types of legs, wings or other features go along with each habit of life. Animals, even when they are at rest, give the impression of being ready to do something or go somewhere. For example, animals that specialize in jumping, such as the rabbit, frog, flea, grasshopper and kangaroo, have long powerful hind legs. The climbers may have the grasping feet of the opossum and raccoon; the hooked claws of tree squirrels, cats, woodpeckers and many insects; or the suction cups of the tree frog's toes, or the housefly's feet, by which they can walk up a window pane or upside down across a ceiling. The best diggers -- the mole, woodchuck, badger and the underground young of a 17-year cicada -- have short stout forelegs equipped with heavy claws for scooping earth.

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EEO and Diversity Program  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

EEO and Diversity Program EEO and Diversity Program EEO and Diversity: Collaborating for Mission Success Solutions to Workplace Conflict: What Mediation Can Do for You! FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDIATION On October 27, 2006, the EEO and Diversity Program sponsored a panel presentation on the mediation program for all Service Center complex employees. Also, a session was held for the Service Center Leadership Team on November 15, 2006. At the end of the panel presentations, audience members were able to ask questions about the mediation program. If you would like to review the DVD of the presentation, contact the EEO and Diversity Program Office at (505) 845-5517 or by email at EEODiversityOffice@doeal.gov * What kinds of issues can be mediated? * How does one prepare for mediation?

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Diversity Initiatives | Careers | ORNL  

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View Open Positions View Open Positions View Open Positions Create A Profile Internal applicants please apply here View or update your current application or profile. External applicants Internal applicants Internet Explorer Browser preferred for ORNL applicants. Chrome is not currently supported. For more information about browser compatibility please refer to the FAQs. If you have difficulty using the online application system or need an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov or phone 1-866-963-9545 Careers Home | ORNL | Careers | Diversity | Diversity Initiatives SHARE Diversity Initiatives Diversity Events and Observances An important part of diversity is providing activities that promote cultural understanding and awareness. There are a broad array of events on

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Modeling Diverse Communities of  

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blooms of aggregating and sinking diatoms, armored against predators, and populations of picoplankton

Follows, Mick

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Funding Sources Available Through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs: Council of Student Affairs Directors (CSAD) Diversity Program Fund  

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: Will this program meet the diverse needs of the student population at UNL? Or does this program work to increase of Student Affairs Directors (CSAD) Diversity Program Fund Pepsi Diversity Program Fund Pepsi Student Events) Office or cost object number. 4. The purpose of the CSAD Diversity and/or Pepsi Diversity Program Funds

Powers, Robert

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Ecosystem-specific selection pressures revealed through comparative population genomics  

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Bacterial populations harbor vast genetic diversity that is continually shaped by abiotic and biotic selective pressures, as well as by neutral processes. Individuals coexisting in the same geographically defined population ...

Coleman, Maureen L.

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EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL WATERING DEVICE  

SciTech Connect

A device for watering experimental animals confined in a battery of individual plastic enclosures is described. It consists of a rectangular plastic enclosure having a plurality of fluid-tight compartments, each with a drinking hole near the bottom and a filling hole on the top. The enclosure is immersed in water until filled, its drinking holes sealed with a strip of tape, and it is then placed in the battery. The tape sealing prevents the flow of water from the device, but permits animals to drink by licking the drinking holes. (AEC)

Finkel, M.P.

1964-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VISUALS: Crystal Structure Animations - TMS  

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Jul 2, 2008 ... This site contains animated ball and stick models of anhydrite, aragonite, barite, beryl, biotite, calcite, ... "Crystal Structure Animations.

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Animal Waste Technology Fund (Maryland)  

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

A bill passed in 2012 transferred responsibility for animal waste management technology projects to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. The Department will maintain the Animal Waste Technology...

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EMSL: News: Videos and Animations  

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Fellowships and Awards BOOKMARK US RSS Facebook icon YouTube icon flickr Videos and Animations Videos and Animations showcase research conducted by EMSL users, EMSL's...

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Medieval Names for Animals  

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Medieval Names for Animals Medieval Names for Animals Nature Bulletin No. 449-A March 18, 1972 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation MEDIEVAL NAMES FOR ANIMALS The English language is a polyglot -- a confusion of several languages - - and it contains many words dating back to medieval times. Some of them are still in common use; some now have entirely different meanings; many have been forgotten; others are rarely heard but are defined, as archaic words, in the unabridged dictionaries. Recently the narrator on a television program, showing great numbers of wild beasts in Africa, used the expression: "a pride of lions". An acquaintance remembered having seen it in "Sir Nigel", a novel about the days when knighthood was in flower, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for his stories about Sherlock Holmes. Searching through a copy of that book in a public library, we found two pages which contained many ancient terms for gatherings or numbers of animals, such as: "a pride of lions", "a cete of badgers", and a "swarm" or "skulk" of foxes.

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Composting Large Animal Carcasses  

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Disposing of large animal carcasses can be a problem for agricultural producers. Composting is a simple, low-cost method that yields a useful product that can be used as fertilizer. In this publication you'll learn the basics of composting, how to build and maintain a compost pile, tools you will need, and how to use the finished compost.

Auvermann, Brent W.; Mukhtar, Saqib; Heflin, Kevin

2006-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MAINTENANCE  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of housing experimental animals such as mice in individual tube- like plastic enclosures is described. Contrary to experience, when this was tried with metal the mice did not become panicky. Group housing, with its attendant difficulties, may thus be dispensed with. (AEC)

Finkel, M.P.

1962-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Sampling nucleotide diversity in cotton  

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showed the highest level of diversity of the species testedin our study for over 1,900 loci. Among species diversitySNP diversity in cotton has a large range that is both

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Events Calendar  

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

Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at...

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Lab Director's Diversity & Inclusion Message | Argonne National...  

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Diversity Message from the Lab Director Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Workforce Pipeline Mentoring Leadership Development Policies & Practices Business Diversity Outreach...

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About EERE Small Business Innovation Research Diversity Initiative |  

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

About EERE Small Business Innovation Research Diversity Initiative About EERE Small Business Innovation Research Diversity Initiative About EERE Small Business Innovation Research Diversity Initiative About EERE Small Business Innovation Research Diversity Initiative Why Focus on WOMEN- and MINORITIES- SBCs? EERE SBIR seeks to increase the diversity of our applicant pool in general. We focus on Women-Owned and Minority-Owned small business concerns (SBCs) because they are an excellent diversity indicator. The underserved community now comprises 2/3 of the population. In our initial outreach, however, we discovered low awareness of this program. It's almost as if EERE SBIR grants have been kept secret from many minority- and woman-owned SBCs. Thus, we are more actively encouraging such businesses to apply and move great ideas from cleantech and other cutting-edge industries into

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at diversity@hq.doe.gov to let us know about other upcoming events. To learn more about the Department's diversity initiatives, visit this page. July 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 Independence Day 3:30PM EDT Filipino-American Friendship Day 3:30PM EDT 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 World Population Day 3:30PM EDT 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Organization of Chinese Americans Federal Leadership Training 2:15PM to 5:15PM EDT 2013 National Council of La Raza Leadership Development Workshops 4:00PM to 6:00PM EDT

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Diversity Issues Committee - Mission Statement  

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Diversity Issues Committee Mission Statement Investigate and study issues relating to diversity in the SUF workforce. Provide recommendations to SUF management to improve the work...

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Faculty Perceptions of Campus Diversity.  

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?? The primary purpose of this study was to assess faculty perceptions of campus diversity at Western Kentucky University. A Diversity Survey was developed and… (more)

Purdy, Meghan K.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Employment and Recruitment Sources | Department of...  

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

Diversity Employment and Recruitment Sources Diversity Employment and Recruitment Sources Guide to resources for diversity employment DERSG.PDF Description Diversity Employment and...

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Diversity Office, Brookhaven National Laboratory, BNL  

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Find People Diversity Home Site Details Contact Us Policies Office Awards Diversity Programs Diversity Training Federal EEO Statutes & Information BNLDOE Diversity Links Affinity...

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Do Animals Talk?  

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Do Animals Talk? Do Animals Talk? Nature Bulletin No. 635 April 1, 1961 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist DO ANIMALS TALK ? Amateur bird fans are not all bird watchers. Some of us are bird listeners. In the forest preserves and rural regions, the big black noisy crow is a continual challenge. At the first light of dawn an evenly spaced "caw, caw, caw" seems to say "Hello! Is anybody awake?" Soon it is answered by sleepy crow voices. They have food calls, assembly calls, alarm calls, courtship calls and a lot of squabbling over roosting spots as they settle down for the night. The adults are very quiet near the nest but the fledglings make loud gargling sounds as they are fed. The discovery of an owl or cat sets off a sort of mob hysteria. By hiding a microphone among a flock of crows it has been found that they also talk in whispers.

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Awards, Diversity Office  

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Our Award-Winning Office Office Awards Our Award-Winning Office Office Awards DOE 2001 EEO/Diversity Award United States Department of Energy 2001 EEO/Diversity Award Presented to Brookhaven National Laboratory for demonstrated excellence in implementing a sound, systematic, and effective approach to Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. Innovative Solutions for Independent Living (SILO) Award (March 2000) SILO'S Barrier Busters Award presented to Brookhaven National Laboratory for developing innovative solutions which reduce or eliminate employment or workplace barriers for people with disabilities. Employer of the Year Silver Honoree 1999 Presented to Brookhaven National Laboratory by the National Business and Disability Council. Awarded for recognition by staff and associates, as a leader n expanding employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Brookhaven National Laboratory has made recruitment, employment procedures, accessibility and accommodation policies a priority, setting high standards for other employers to follow.

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Economic Impact & Diversity  

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

ECONOMIC IMPACT AND DIVERSITY ECONOMIC IMPACT AND DIVERSITY FOURTH QUARTER STATUS (As of August 10, 2006) Executive Summary: ED is responsible for managing the department's on-going small business programs, Affirmative Action programs, Employee Concerns program, EEO programs, and the Department's Minority Education program. ED serves as the support office for department-wide efforts to broaden and/or diversify the Department's base as it relates to employment, contracting and financial assistance awards. Where we are today: ED finalized the reorganization/restructuring process which reduced the offices within ED from five to three. Along with this process, ED moved the Employee Concerns and Special Emphasis activities and personnel to the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity

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Energy Basics: Wind Power Animation  

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

EERE: Energy Basics Wind Power Animation This animation discusses the advantages of wind power, the workings of a wind turbine, and wind resources in the United States. It also...

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Conditions for learning from animations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Animated diagrams representing dynamic systems hold great potential for improving the way people learn. However, so far the literature failed to find clear benefits of animated diagrams. Consequently it is worthwhile to investigate conditions under which ...

Herre Van Oostendorp; Michiel J. Beijersbergen; Sam Solaimani

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Animal Management during Disasters  

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This publication explains how communities and counties can incorporate animal issues into their emergency management plans. It explains what local plans should include, what role county Extension agents can play, and how animal management plans can best be used.

Dement, Angela

2006-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Interactive Animation of Dynamic Manipulation  

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Lifelike animation of manipulation must account for the dynamicinteraction between animated characters, objects, and their environment. Failing to do so would ignore the often significant effects objectshave on the motion ...

Abe, Yeuhi

2006-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

103

A forward diversity index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce an indicator to measure the diffusion of scientific research. Consistent with Stirling's 3-factor diversity model, the diffusion score captures not only variety and balance, but also disparity among citing article cohorts. We apply it to ... Keywords: Citation patterns, Diffusion score, Integration score, Knowledge diffusion, Self-citations, Subject category behavior

Stephen Carley; Alan L. Porter

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Painterly animation using motion maps  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Starting from an input video, we replicate the manual technique of paint-on-glass animation. Motion maps are used to represent the regions where changes occur between frames. Edges are the key to identifying frame-to-frame changes, and a strong motion ... Keywords: Metamorphosis, Motion map, Non-photorealistic rendering & animation, Painterly rendering & animation, Strong edges

Youngsup Park; Kyunghyun Yoon

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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KIR gene content diversity in four Iranian populations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

past 60,000 years. East Azerbaijan ( eri) (Az e ) Caspianwere collected from East Azerbaijan province, and Bakhtiarin=84) live in East Azerbaijan province and speak Turkic

Ashouri, Elham; Farjadian, Shirin; Reed, Elaine F.; Ghaderi, Abbas; Rajalingam, Raja

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Genetic diversity and population structure in cultivated sunflower  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or INRA), breed- ing history (maintainer [B] lines = HA; restorer [R] lines = RHA), and agronomic use (oil as a source of vegetable oil, and breeding efforts focused primarily on improving oil yield of the modern `oilseed' sunflower gene pool was brought back to North America, and the first commercial high-oil

Burke, John M.

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Genetic diversity in a reintroduced swift fox population  

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(Steward1938). Groups recognized today did not formally solidify intotheWind of the Wind River Reservation in the Greater Yel- lowstone area, is included within the boundaries). By the 1700s, Shoshones were living through- out the entire region while Crow, Blackfeet, Nez Perce

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Diversity | ornl.gov  

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About ORNL About ORNL Fact Sheet Brochure Diversity Leadership Team Organization History Environmental Policy Corporate Giving Research Integrity Who we are, aren't View Open Positions Create A Profile Internal applicants please apply here View or update your current application or profile. External applicants Internal applicants Internet Explorer Browser preferred for ORNL applicants. Chrome is not currently supported. For more information about browser compatibility please refer to the FAQs. If you have difficulty using the online application system or need an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov or phone 1-866-963-9545 About ORNL Home | ORNL | About ORNL | Diversity SHARE Creating an inclusive environment Oak Ridge National Laboratory is committed to creating an inclusive

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Diversity at Fermilab  

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Diversity at Fermilab Diversity at Fermilab "The support of human rights in our laboratory and its environs is inextricably intertwined with our goal of making the Laboratory a center of technical and scientific excellence." -Fermilab founding Director, Robert Wilson Pier Oddone Pier Oddone Young-Kee Kim Young-Kee Kim Fermilab will maintain an inclusive and respectful environment for all members of the laboratory community. "It is essential," wrote our founding director Robert Wilson in establishing Fermilab's policy on human rights, "that we provide an environment and maintain an atmosphere in which both staff and visitors can live and work with pride and dignity without regard to such differences as race, religion, sex, or national origin." As Fermilab's director and deputy director, we are committed to the management of Fermilab with accountability for respect, civility and the appreciation of differences in every work group and collaboration at the laboratory.

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Astonishing Diversity of Natural Surfactants  

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This CD-ROM is a compilation of seven review articles by Dr. Valery M. Dembitsky on the "Astonishing Diversity of Natural Surfactants" that were published in the journal Lipids Astonishing Diversity of Natural Surfactants Surfactants and Detergents DVD &

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Computational Methods for Evaluating Microbial Diversity  

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I Methods for environmental diversity surveys using the 16Sassessment of thermophile diversity. Biochem Soc Trans, 32(G. G. Lødeng. Microbial diversity during biodegradation of

Soergel, David Alexander Wolfgang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Policy Statement ...  

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Policy Statement Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Policy Statement Memorandum on DOE's Policy to abide by EEO and Diversity...

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Spatial diversity in passive time reversal communications  

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Song et al. : Spatial diversity in passive time reversaland J. Ritcey, “Spatial diversity equalization applied toSpatial diversity in passive time reversal communications H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Diversity and Inclusion  

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Government-Wide Diversity Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2011 Our Nation derives strength from the diversity of its population and from its commitment to equal opportunity for all. We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of our society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are brought to bear to overcome our greatest challenges. - President Obama, Executive Order 13583 U.S. Office of Personnel Management Office of Diversity and Inclusion 2 Table of Contents Overview........................................................................................................................................3

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VISUALS: Diffusion couple animation - TMS  

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Sep 25, 2007 ... This Quicktime animation of a diffusion couple shows side-by-side views of two different atomic species - red and green - diffusing across a flat ...

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ANIMATION: Crystallography: Gamma Prime - TMS  

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Feb 9, 2007 ... This 21-second animation demonstrates the crystal structure of gamma prime in nickel based superalloys. SOURCE: Bhadeshia, H. K. D. H. ...

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Domestic Animals that go Wild  

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and become tamer than their wild relatives. By the artificial selection of breeding stock, these domesticated animals have been greatly modified to fill man's needs for better...

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Meshless animation of fracturing solids  

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We present a new meshless animation framework for elastic and plastic materials that fracture. Central to our method is a highly dynamic surface and volume sampling method that supports arbitrary crack initiation, propagation, and termination, while ... Keywords: elasticity, fracture, meshless methods, physics-based animation, plasticity

Mark Pauly; Richard Keiser; Bart Adams; Philip Dutré; Markus Gross; Leonidas J. Guibas

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lumo: illumination for cel animation  

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A method is presented to approximate lighting on 2D drawings. The specific problem solved is the incorporation of 2D cel animation into live-action scenes, augmenting the existing method of drawn "rims and tones" with subtle environmental illumination. ... Keywords: cel animation, non-photorealistic rendering, sparse interpolation

Scott F. Johnston

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Life Span of Animals  

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Span of Animals Span of Animals Nature Bulletin No. 486-A March 24, 1973 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation THE LIFE SPAN OF ANIMALS Signs of senility, or extreme old age, are seldom seen in the wild. Animals living under natural conditions rarely approach their maximum possible age because of very high death rates due to infant mortality, diseases, predators, bad weather, accidents, or competition for food and shelter. For this reason, most of the reliable information about the length of the life span comes from zoos, where accurate records are kept and animals live under conditions almost ideally suited to prolong life. A mouse whose life is measured in months in the wild can survive years of captivity.

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APS Diversity Issues Committee Members  

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SUF Diversity Issues Committee Members 2006 - 2008 Daniela Capatina (AES) Frederick Carter (AES) Diego Casa (XSD) Kathy Harkay, Chair (ASD) Quentin Hasse (IPNS) Jyotsana Lal (IPNS)...

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Womans Programs,Diversity Office  

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and programs that respond to the needs of its' women employees. Rosa Palmore of the Diversity Office serves as Women's Program Coordinator. Women's Program Advisory Committee...

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Environmentally-friendly animal litter  

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An animal litter composition that includes geopolymerized ash particulates having a network of repeating aluminum-silicon units is described herein. Generally, the animal litter is made from a quantity of a pozzolanic ash mixed with an alkaline activator to initiate a geopolymerization reaction that forms geopolymerized ash. This geopolymerization reaction may occur within a pelletizer. After the geopolymerized ash is formed, it may be dried and sieved to a desired size. These geopolymerized ash particulates may be used to make a non-clumping or clumping animal litter or other absorbing material. Aluminum sulfate, clinoptilolite, silica gel, sodium alginate and mineral oil may be added as additional ingredients.

Boxley, Chett; McKelvie, Jessica

2013-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Focus + context visualization with animation  

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In this paper, we present some novel animation techniques to help users understand complex structures contained in volumetric data from the medical imaging and scientific simulation fields. Because of the occlusion of 3D objects, these complex structures ...

Yingcai Wu; Huamin Qu; Hong Zhou; Ming-Yuen Chan

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WATER DIVERSION MODEL  

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The distribution of seepage in the proposed repository will be highly variable due in part to variations in the spatial distribution of percolations. The performance of the drip shield and the backfill system may divert the water flux around the waste packages to the invert. Diversion will occur along the drift surface, within the backfill, at the drip shield, and at the Waste Package (WP) surface, even after the drip shield and WP have been breached by corrosion. The purpose and objective of this Analysis and Modeling Report (AMR) are to develop a conceptual model and constitutive properties for bounding the volume and rate of seepage water that flows around the drip shield (CRWMS M&O 1999c). This analysis model is to be compatible with the selected repository conceptual design (Wilkins and Heath, 1999) and will be used to evaluate the performance of the Engineered Barrier System (EBS), and to provide input to the EBS Water Distribution and Removal Model. This model supports the Engineered Barrier System (EBS) postclosure performance assessment for the Site Recommendation (SR). This document characterizes the hydrological constitutive properties of the backfill and invert materials (Section 6.2) and a third material that represents a mixture of the two. These include the Overton Sand which is selected as a backfill (Section 5.2), crushed tuff which is selected as the invert (Section 5.1), and a combined material (Sections 5.9 and 5.10) which has retention and hydraulic conductivity properties intermediate to the selected materials for the backfill and the invert. The properties include the grain size distribution, the dry bulk density and porosity, the moisture retention, the intrinsic permeability, the relative permeability, and the material thermal properties. The van Genuchten relationships with curve fit parameters are used to define the basic retention relationship of moisture potential to volumetric moisture content, and the basic relationship of unsaturated hydraulic conductivity to volumetric moisture content. The van Genuchten curve fit parameters were determined from a least squares fit to the measured Unsaturated Flow Apparatus (UFA) data for Overton Sand backfill and the crushed tuff invert. These constitutive properties are direct inputs to the Non-isothermal Unsaturated saturated Flow and Transport (NUFT) codes and characterize the constitutive properties for these materials within the Engineered Barrier System (EBS). Models are currently being developed for pitting and general corrosion of the drip shield. This AMR develops flow analysis methods (Section 6.2.4) to bound the diversion performance of the drip shield at different stages of degradation by corrosion. Further, this report also develops flow analysis methods for the conceptual model under the assumption of negligible corrosion of the drip shield (Section 5.12) as indicated by design studies (TBV-3808). The conceptual model can be used to bound the diversion performance of the drip shield. In addition, this report provides a simple bounding calculation for assessing flow through apertures within the drip shield (Section 5.4 to 5.8). The bounding calculation uses several assumptions (Sections 5.4 to 5.8). The flow relationship presented in Section 6.2.5 can be used in conjunction with a NUFT analysis of moisture potential around the DS to bound the flow through the drip shield. As an alternative to performing NUFT calculations to assess the partitioning of flow, an analysis approach based upon a closed-form analytical solution at isothermal temperature is developed in Section 6.3.

J.B. Case

1999-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Animal testing of beauty products  

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Animal testing of beauty products Animal testing of beauty products Name: Wayers Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I consider animal testing to be cruel and unnecessary in most cases. I do not disapprove entirely with the testing of drugs and beneficial technology on animals; but I completely have a problem with testing unimportant items, such as make up, hair spray, and other beauty products on innocent lives. Are there any other methods of testing companies can use that wouldn't involve the harming of animals? Wayers Replies: Experience, theoretical models and testing on cell cultures can offer guidelines for a good guess as to what will happen when you throw some new chemical into a human body, but there are examples of where even very careful guesses have proved in practice to be terribly wrong (Thalidomide and DES come to mind). Given the very high level of safety that people demand from substances that go in or on their bodies, the only testing method that is considered reliable enough at present for new chemicals is to try the stuff out on some living creature that can tell you if it hurts or is sick. And even then you must be sure the creature is as similar as possible, at least in the part of the body you are worried about, to human beings. (This is itself a real challenge, and progress in treating disease is often hampered by the lack of a suitable animal model.) Thus ultimately comes the difficult ethical choice you are concerned with: namely, who or what gets to be the guinea pig? In terms of beauty products, there are enough people who feel as you do that there are a number of product lines which are guaranteed to be made without animal testing (they use ingredients that have been tested earlier on animals and are now recognized as safe). You can find them in natural foods and ecologically-conscious stores.

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Director's commitment to diversity recognized  

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Director's commitment to diversity recognized Director's commitment to diversity recognized Director's commitment to diversity recognized Profiles in Diversity Journal is recognizing Director Michael Anastasio for his commitment to workplace diversity. March 11, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Contact Communications Office

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Lied Animal Shelter Animal campus Renewable Energy Demonstration Project  

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The Animal Shelter campus plan includes a new adoption center coupled with a dog adoption park, a wellness/veterinary technician education center, a show arena, and an addition to the existing shelter that will accommodate all animal control and sheltering for the Las Vegas Valley. The new facility will provide a sophisticated and innovative presentation of the animals to be adopted in an attempt to improve the public's perception of shelter animals. Additionally, the Regional Animal Campus will be a ''green building'', embodying a design intent on balancing environmental responsiveness, resource efficiency and cultural and community sensitivity. Designing an energy-efficient building helps reduce pollution from burning fossil fuels, reduce disturbance of natural habitats for the harvesting of resources and minimizes global warming. The project will be a leader in the use of renewable energy by relying on photovoltaic panels, wind turbines, and solar collectors to produce a portion of the project's energy needs The building will operate more efficiently in comparison to a typical shelter through the use of monitoring and specialized cooling/heating equipment. Windows bringing in natural daylight will reduce the center's demand for electricity.

Randy Spitzmesser, AIA

2005-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Lied Animal Shelter Animal campus Renewable Energy Demonstration Project  

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The Animal Shelter campus plan includes a new adoption center coupled with a dog adoption park, a wellness/veterinary technician education center, a show arena, and an addition to the existing shelter that will accommodate all animal control and sheltering for the Las Vegas Valley. The new facility will provide a sophisticated and innovative presentation of the animals to be adopted in an attempt to improve the public's perception of shelter animals. Additionally, the Regional Animal Campus will be a ''green building'', embodying a design intent on balancing environmental responsiveness, resource efficiency and cultural and community sensitivity. Designing an energy-efficient building helps reduce pollution from burning fossil fuels, reduce disturbance of natural habitats for the harvesting of resources and minimizes global warming. The project will be a leader in the use of renewable energy by relying on photovoltaic panels, wind turbines, and solar collectors to produce a portion of the project's energy needs The building will operate more efficiently in comparison to a typical shelter through the use of monitoring and specialized cooling/heating equipment. Windows bringing in natural daylight will reduce the center's demand for electricity.

Randy Spitzmesser, AIA

2005-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Nucleotide diversity maps reveal variation in diversity among wheat genomes and chromosomes  

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as: Akhunov et al. : Nucleotide diversity maps revealvariation in diversity among wheat genomes and chromosomes.wheat [16]. Levels of diversity in the T. aestivum D genome

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Host diversity begets parasite diversity: bird final hosts and trematodes in snail intermediate hosts  

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trans- mission. Am. Nat. 138, 867–880. Host diversity begetsparasite diversity Combes, C. 2001 Parasitism: the ecology2004 Measuring biological diversity. Maldan, MA: Blackwell

Hechinger, R F; Lafferty, K D

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DIVERSITY MATTERS: New Directions for Institutional Research on Undergraduate Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity  

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity. Association for Institutional2000). The benefits of diversity: What the research tellsBlack students’ perceptions of diversity at UC Berkeley.

Gregg Thomson

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Fuel Cell Animation  

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Fuel Cell Animation to someone by E-mail Share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Fuel Cell Animation on Facebook Tweet about Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Fuel Cell Animation on...

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Conversion of performance mesh animation into cage-based animation  

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Markerless highly-detailed performance capture is an emerging technology in vision-based graphics and 3D video. For instance, a framework for generating mesh animations from multi-view silhouettes is presented in [Vlasic et al. 2008]. Achieving inverse ...

Yann Savoye; Jean-Sébastien Franco

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VISUALS: 3-D Animation of Dislocation Glide  

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Feb 12, 2007 ... Animation of edge-screw dislocation glide. Citation: van der Pluijm, Ben. "3-D Animation of Dislocation Glide." Teach the Earth: The SERC ...

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Microbial diversity of cellulose hydrolysis  

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871; 871; NO. OF PAGES 5 Please cite this article in press as: Wilson DB. Microbial diversity of cellulose hydrolysis, Curr Opin Microbiol (2011), doi:10.1016/j.mib.2011.04.004 Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Microbial diversity of cellulose hydrolysis David B Wilson Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose by microorganisms is a key step in the global carbon cycle. Despite its abundance only a small percentage of microorganisms can degrade cellulose, probably because it is present in recalcitrant cell walls. There are at least five distinct mechanisms used by different microorganisms to degrade cellulose all of which involve cellulases. Cellulolytic organisms and cellulases are extremely diverse possibly because their natural substrates, plant cell walls, are very diverse. At this time the microbial ecology of cellulose degradation in any environment is still

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Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership  

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Female Lead- ership and Gender Equity: Evidence from PlantCSW upda te NOVEMBER 2011 Gender Diversity in CorporateF emale Leadership and Gender Equity: Evi- dence from Plant

McLean, Lindsey

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Issues Committee - Activities 2003  

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3 Subcommittee (K. Harkay, E. Moog) contributed to ad-hoc APS Diversity Training Committee, chaired by R. Torres, whose charge was to choose a vendor for training APS management in...

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CELS Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan | Argonne National Laboratory  

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CELS Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan CELS Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan...

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PSE Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan | Argonne National Laboratory  

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PSE Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Physical Sciences & Engineering Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan PSE Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan...

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EESA Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan | Argonne National Laboratory  

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EESA Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan EESA Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan...

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Economic Impact & Diversity (WCF) | Department of Energy  

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Economic Impact & Diversity (WCF) Economic Impact & Diversity (WCF) The purpose of the workforce Plan is to provide focus and direction to Human Resources (HR) strategy. This will...

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External > Programs > Supporting Activities > Diversity Programs  

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ORO Diversity Programs & Employee Concerns Office Welcome The Oak Ridge Office is a recognized leader in developing and sustaining a high performing, diverse workforce. Reasonable...

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Genetic analysis in the Collaborative Cross breeding population  

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Genetic reference populations in model organisms are critical resources for systems genetic analysis of disease related phenotypes. The breeding history of these inbred panels may influence detectable allelic and phenotypic diversity. The existing panel of common inbred strains reflects historical selection biases, and existing recombinant inbred panels have low allelic diversity. All such populations may be subject to consequences of inbreeding depression. The Collaborative Cross (CC) is a mouse reference population with high allelic diversity that is being constructed using a randomized breeding design that systematically outcrosses eight founder strains, followed by inbreeding to obtain new recombinant inbred strains. Five of the eight founders are common laboratory strains, and three are wild-derived. Since its inception, the partially inbred CC has been characterized for physiological, morphological, and behavioral traits. The construction of this population provided a unique opportunity to observe phenotypic variation as new allelic combinations arose through intercrossing and inbreeding to create new stable genetic combinations. Processes including inbreeding depression and its impact on allelic and phenotypic diversity were assessed. Phenotypic variation in the CC breeding population exceeds that of existing mouse genetic reference populations due to both high founder genetic diversity and novel epistatic combinations. However, some focal evidence of allele purging was detected including a suggestive QTL for litter size in a location of changing allele frequency. Despite these inescapable pressures, high diversity and precision for genetic mapping remain. These results demonstrate the potential of the CC population once completed and highlight implications for development of related populations. Supplementary material consists of Supplementary Table 1 Phenotypic means, variances, ranges and heritabilities for all traits and generations, Supplementary Table 2, all phenotypic values, Supplementary Table 3, multiple QTL mapping.

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Animation of JILA Frequency Comb Spectroscopy Technique  

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Animation of JILA Frequency Comb Spectroscopy Technique. The new JILA "frequency comb spectroscopy" technique ...

2012-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity at Fermilab - Diversity Q&A: Form  

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Diversity Q&A Diversity Q&A Use this form to submit questions regarding Fermilab's diversity policies. Answers will be posted to this site as they become available. Note: This Q&A section is designed to answer general policy questions. If you personally encounter discrimination or harassment at Fermilab, tell someone you trust. Talk to your supervisor, to Equal Employment Opportunity Manager Dianne Engram (4633), or to laboratory management, including laboratory Director Pier Oddone. If you would like to talk with someone outside the laboratory, you can call the hotline of the Inspector General of the Department of Energy at 1-800-541-1625 or 1-202-586-4073. You can also communicate directly with the DOE Area Manager's Office, x3281. Name: Email: Question:

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Diversity & Inclusion | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Diversity Diversity Message from the Lab Director Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Workforce Pipeline Mentoring Leadership Development Policies & Practices Business Diversity Outreach & Education The African American/Black Club promotes the richness and diversity of African American/Black cultures and provides professional networking opportunities for the African American/Black community and all Argonne employees. The Hispanic Latino Club promotes the richness and diversity of Hispanic/Latino cultures and provides professional networking opportunities that benefit the Hispanic/Latino community and all Argonne employees. Women in Science and Technology (WIST) aims to promote the success of women in scientific and technical positions at Argonne. Diversity & Inclusion

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Index of /images/whole.frog/data/masks/animations  

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Index of imageswhole.frogdatamasksanimations Parent Directory animatedBloodMasks.gif animatedBrainMasks.gif animatedDuodenumMasks.gif animatedEyeMasks.gif...

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Diversity in Genetic Programming: An Analysis of Measures and Correlation with Fitness  

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This paper examines measures of diversity in genetic programming. The goal is to understand the importance of such measures and their relationship with fitness. Diversity methods and measures from the literature are surveyed and a selected set of measures are applied to common standard problem instances in an experimental study. Results show the varying definitions and behaviours of diversity and the varying correlation between diversity and fitness during different stages of the evolutionary process. Populations in the genetic programming algorithm are shown to become structurally similar while maintaining a high amount of behavioural differences. Conclusions describe what measures are likely to be important for understanding and improving the search process and why diversity might have different meaning for different problem domains.

Edmund Burke; Steven Gustafson; Graham Kendall

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Animal Waste Treatment System Loan Program (Missouri)  

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

The purpose of the Animal Waste Treatment System Loan Program is to finance animal waste treatment systems for independent livestock and poultry producers at below conventional interest rates. Loan...

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Giving animals in need a HOME  

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413HOME 11142013 Giving animals in need a HOME Breanna Bishop, LLNL, (925) 423-9802, bishop33@llnl.gov Sheri Savage is affiliated with East of Eden K9 Rescue, a companion animal...

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Tweakable light and shade for cartoon animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Light and shade in the context of non-photorealistic imaging, such as digital cel animation, are semantic notations, rather than physical phenomena. Therefore stylized light and shade should be intentionally animated instead of simulated. This ...

Ken-ichi Anjyo; Shuhei Wemler; William Baxter

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer animation via optical video disc  

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This paper explores the notion of marrying two technologies: raster-scan computer animation and optical video discs. Animated sequences, generated at non real-time rates, then transfered to video disc, can be recalled under ...

Bender, Walter

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Animal Science Curriculum (BS) Freshman Year  

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Animal Science Curriculum (BS) Freshman Year Animal Science 111 Sciences (GER) Biological Sciences 130, 131, 132, 133.....................8 Plant Science 101......................................................3 Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)............................3 32 Sophomore Year Agricultural Business 220

Selmic, Sandra

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Sandia National Laboratories: About Sandia: Diversity  

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About About Diversity Diversity defines us. Sandians, with the American flag in the background "Committed to diversity and inclusion, we can ensure that Sandia attracts, retains, and develops a world-class workforce." - Paul Hommert, President & Laboratories Director Diversity and inclusion are defining elements of Sandia. They foster multiple perspectives, promote acceptance of different learning and working styles, and encourage the innovation for which we are known. Diversity, by definition, is any mixture of people, groups, or ideas not limited by gender, age, culture, sexual orientation, or physical or intellectual abilities. Inclusion is the practice with which we value those differences and commonalities and leverage our diversity for exceptional service in the

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NREL: Diversity at NREL Home Page  

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Diversity at NREL Diversity at NREL Search More Search Options Site Map Printable Version Diversity Efforts Across the Lab Workforce Photo of NREL Senior Scientist Xiaonan Li. NREL has created an inclusive work environment that benefits from diversity throughout the organization, values individual differences, and encourages employees to develop and contribute to their full potential. Our staff speak 30 different languages, and we value our diverse backgrounds. Educational Outreach Photo of high school students installing photovoltaic panels at NREL. We develop science programs that engage the minds of our future leaders, scientists, and engineers. We strive to increase the quantity, quality, and diversity of students preparing to become scientific and technical professionals.

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Collision Detection and Response for Computer Animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When several objects are moved about by computer animation, there is the chance that they will interpenetrate. This is often an undesired state, particularly if the animation is seeking to model a realistic world. Two issues are involved: detecting ... Keywords: analytical solution, collision detection, collision response, computer animation, dynamical simulation

Matthew Moore; Jane Wilhelms

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Data management for animation of construction processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Animation of construction processes is a useful tool to understand the complexity of civil engineering projects. The basic idea of existing four-dimensional (4D) animation approaches is to establish a link between a construction task and the component ... Keywords: Animation, Construction processes, Process modelling, Visualization

Wolfgang Huhnt; Sven Richter; Steffen Wallner; Tarek Habashi; Torsten Krämer

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity is in the Eye of the Beholder: How Majority and Minority Group Members Define Diversity  

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2004). The benefits of diversity in education for democraticKlein, K. J. , & Harrison, D. A. (2008). On the diversityof diversity: Tidy logic, messier realities. Academy of

Unzueta, Miguel M.; Binning, Kevin R.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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III. Leadership for Diversity 6 Historical Context 6 Diversity as a University Value 7  

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ii I. Steering Committee Observations, Challenges, and Priority Recommendations 1 II. Overview: Appraising Diversity 3 Scope and Process of the Diversity Appraisal—Phase I 3

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161

Business Diversity | Argonne National Laboratory  

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In the News In the News Argonne and Fermilab start a business fair WBEZ Chicago Argonne, Fermi host fair to engage small contractors Federal Computing Weekly Forget about the mythical lone inventor in the garage: Real innovations happen in big, well-funded labs Slate Business Diversity Argonne is committed to expanding opportunities with local and small businesses, including veteran-, female- and minority-owned businesses. Diversity is integrated into Argonne's business model, both in the way in which we procure goods and services, as well as whom we partner with on the commercialization of our technology. Argonne works with small businesses, including veteran, female- and minority-owned businesses. As a U.S. Department of Energy run facility, Argonne is a conscientious neighbor and supporter of the local economy.

162

Diversity Issues Committee - Activities 2004  

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4 4 Subcommittee (K. Harkay, E. Moog) continued to contribute to ad-hoc APS Diversity Training Committee (see Activities 2003) (September 2003 - March 2004) Analyzed 2003 ANL Employee Survey broken out by gender. Identified items showing statistically significant differences between the responses by men vs. women as a function of job category. Reported to APS management at Management luncheon (includes first-line supervisors). Requested to investigate further to understand reasons for differences. (March - May) Met with D. Joyce (OTD), at his request, to discuss analysis of the survey data for APS (K. Harkay, E. Moog). Investigated issues relating to recruitment of a diverse workforce. Requested presentations by M. White (re: hiring experience at ORNL/SNS) and

163

Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall Program Book  

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

As part of a larger effort to create a culture that values diversity, we have been conducting focus groups to engage in a dialog and hear feedback on how diversity can be improved.  At the Town...

164

Aquatic microenvironments in bacterial ecology and diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Molecular surveys have revealed tremendous bacterial diversity in the world's oceans; yet how do these diverse bacteria with the same essential nutrient requirements co-exist in the same environment? This study examines ...

Hunt, Dana E., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Diversity employment and recruitment sources  

SciTech Connect

Effective human resources management has been identified as one of four critical success factors in the Department of Energy Strategic Plan. The Plan states relative to this factor: ``The Department seeks greater alignment of resources with agency priorities and increased diversification of the workforce, including gender, ethnicity, age, and skills. This diversification will bring new thinking and perspectives that heretofore have not had a voice in departmental decision-making.`` This Guide has been developed as a key tool to assist Department of Energy management and administrative staff in achieving Goal 2 of this critical success factor, which is to ``Ensure a diverse and talented workforce.`` There are numerous sources from which to recruit minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Applying creativity and proactive effort, using traditional and non-traditional approaches, and reaching out to various professional, academic and social communities will increase the reservoir of qualified candidates from which to make selections. In addition, outreach initiatives will undoubtedly yield further benefits such as a richer cultural understanding and diversity awareness. The resource listings presented in this Guide are offered to encourage active participation in the diversity recruitment process. This Guide contains resource listings by state for organizations in the following categories: (1) African American Recruitment Sources; (2) Asian American/Pacific Islander Recruitment Sources; (3) Hispanic Recruitment Sources; (4) Native American/Alaskan Native Recruitment Sources; (5) Persons with Disabilities Recruitment Sources; and (6) Women Recruitment Sources.

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1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Perceptual Modeling for Behavioral Animation of Fishes  

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The realistic animation of animal behavior by autonomous animate agents requires that the agents able to perceive their virtual worlds. We have created a virtual marine world inhabited by artificial fishes which can swim hydrodynamically in simulated water through the motor control of internal muscles. Artificial fishes exploit a rudimentary model of fish perception. Complex individual and group behaviors, including target tracking, obstacle avoidance, feeding, preying, schooling, and mating, result from the interplay between the internal cognitive state of the artificial fish and its perception of the external world. 1 Introduction Considerable research has focused on the computer animation of animals, such as insects, reptiles, birds, horses, and humans. 1 Unlike their natural counterparts, the earliest graphics models of animals had no autonomy and their motions had to be laboriously keyframed like animated cartoons. Subsequently, researchers developed kinematic and then dynamic...

Xiaoyuan Tu; Demetri Terzopoulos

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Diversity, Body Mass, and Latitudinal Gradients in Primates  

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gradients in regional diversity of New World birds. GlobalT. (2003). Assessment of the diversity of African primates.of the latitudinal diversity gradient. American Naturalist,

Harcourt, A. H.; Schreier, B. M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Diversity in medical education: students' experiences and attitudes  

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Educational benefits of diversity in medical school. Acad.DIVERSITY IN MEDICAL EDUCATION: STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES ANDDey EL, Hurtado S, Gurin G. Diversity and higher education:

Guiton, Gretchen; Chang, M. J.; Hodgson, Carol S.; May, Win; Wilkerson, LuAnn

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Diversity of intertidal macroalgae increases with nitrogen loading by invertebrates  

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control of species diversity and ecosystem functioning.M. A. 1994. Biological diversity: the coexistence of speciesand P. B. Rainey. 2000. Diversity peaks at intermediate

Bracken, Matthew E S; Nielsen, K J

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech...  

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

Skip to main content Energy.gov Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Search form Search Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Services Diversity and Inclusion Supporting Small...

171

Reflections on the Diversity-Performance Nexus at Elite American Law Firms: Toward a Theory of a Diversity Norm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Is Inherently Unequal” to “Diversity is Good for Business”:The Rise of Market-Based Diversity Arguments and the Fate ofof Managing Racial Diversity in Developmental Relationships.

Beny, Laura N.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Microsatellite diversity and genetic structure among common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces in Brazil, a secondary center of diversity  

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PAPER Microsatellite diversity and genetic structure amonga secondary center of diversity Marília Lobo Burle · Jaimestudy assessed the genetic diversity and the structure of a

Burle, Marília Lobo; Fonseca, Jaime Roberto; Kami, James A.; Gepts, Paul

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Diversity in U.S. Medical Schools: Revitalizing Efforts to Increase Diversity in a Changing Context, 1960s-2000s  

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by 2000—Racial and Ethnic Diversity in U.S. Medical Schools.University of Michigan Diversity Blueprints Final Report.Education Coordinating Board. Diversity and Participation of

Lee, Philip R.; Franks, Patricia E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Education: Digital Resource Center - VISUALS: Process Animations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 12, 2007 ... Eight quick animations of the steps needed to produce a silicon wafer: crystal pulling, rod grinding, wire cutting, edge profiling, lapping, ...

175

VISUALS: Animations of polymeric materials - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Dec 11, 2007 ... In this page you will find animations on the structure of polymeric materials, mechanical deformation of polymers, crack formation and ...

176

OOF.Graphics_n.File.Animate  

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... do not have a when parameter, or whose when parameter is set to anything other than latest , will be drawn but will not change during the animation ...

2013-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

177

Teasing out technique : animating Boston's City Hall  

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What were once considered advanced visualization techniques have now become commonplace. With the advancement of visualization tools, animation has quickly become a primary means of representation within architecture; ...

Woods, Ann C., M. Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Supporting Information Awareness Using Animated Widgets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

­0280 fmccricks,azhaog@cc.gatech.edu Abstract This paper describes a Tcl/Tk widget set extension that supports easy creation and use of ani­ mated effects we have integrated animation support into Tcl/Tk via three made in constructing animated widgets, including more reasons behind our choice of Tcl/Tk

McCrickard, Scott

179

Physically based modeling and animation of fire  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a physically based method for modeling and animating fire. Our method is suitable for both smooth (laminar) and turbulent flames, and it can be used to animate the burning of either solid or gas fuels. We use the incompressible Navier-Stokes ... Keywords: blackbody radiation, chemical reaction, fire, flames, implicit surface, incompressible flow, smoke, stable fluids, vorticity confinement

Duc Quang Nguyen; Ronald Fedkiw; Henrik Wann Jensen

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Autonomous behaviors for interactive vehicle animations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a method for synthesizing animations of autonomous space, water, and land-based vehicles in games or other interactive simulations. Controlling the motion of such vehicles to achieve a desirable behavior is difficult due to the constraints ... Keywords: online search, path planning, real-time animation, steering behaviors, vehicle motion

Jared Go; Thuc D. Vu; James J. Kuffner

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Regeneration of Lost Parts in Animals  

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Regeneration of Lost Parts in Animals Regeneration of Lost Parts in Animals Nature Bulletin No. 751 April 11, 1964 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist REGENERATION OF LOST PARTS IN ANIMALS For ages, mankind has been fascinated with the idea that lost parts of animals can be regrown. According to Greek legend, one of the twelve "labors" of Hercules was the destruction of the Hydra, a gigantic monster with nine serpents' heads. Finding that as soon as one head was cut off two new ones grew in its place, at last he burned out their roots with firebrands. All animals have the power of regeneration to a greater or lesser degree. In man and higher animals it is quite limited. We see it most often in the healing of wounds and the mending of bones. A lost fingernail can be replaced but not a lost finger. Lower animals have a much greater ability to replace parts. For instance, the little half-inch flatworm, Planaria, that lives under rocks in clean creeks can be cut into as many as 32 pieces and each fragment is able to rebuild a miniature flatworm complete with head, tail, eyes, mouth and internal organs.

182

"The Map of the Mexican's Genome": overlapping national identity, and population genomics  

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This paper explores the intersections between national identity and the production of medical/population genomics in Mexico. The ongoing efforts to construct a Haplotype Map of Mexican genetic diversity offers a unique opportunity to illustrate and analyze ... Keywords: Ethnography, Haplotypes, Mestizo identity, Nationalism, Population genomics

Ernesto Schwartz-Marín; Irma Silva-Zolezzi

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

SIAM Workshop: Focus on Diversity  

SciTech Connect

The Fourth SlAM Graduate Student Focus on Diversity workshop was held on July 12, 2000 at the Westin Rio Mar Hotel in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. The Department of Energy provided partial support for this event. The day-long workshop consisted of several different activities. The meeting opened with a discussion of some data collected by the American Mathematical Society on Ph.D.'s awarded in the U.S. to citizens and non-citizens, further classified as blacks, latinos, asians and native americans. The activity continued with nine technical talks by underrepresented minority graduate students, informal luncheon and pizza breaks to foster social interaction, and an evening forum chaired by Dr. Richard Tapia (Rice University) in which issues related to the participation of minorities in national meetings and proposal writing where discussed. These sessions were open to the entire SIAM community and served to highlight the progress, achievements, and aspirations of the workshop participants. The students attended as well the three SlAM plenary talks during the day and the community lecture in the evening. The activity had a lively participation of students and representatives from various academic institutions and sponsoring agencies. In particular, we had the participation of 24 undergraduate students from the Mathematics REU program of the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao.

2000-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

184

Animal Farm Powers Village | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Animal Farm Powers Village Animal Farm Powers Village Jump to: navigation, search Name Animal Farm Powers Village Agency/Company /Organization M2 Presswire Sector Energy Focus Area Agriculture, Energy Efficiency - Central Plant, Economic Development, Renewable Energy, Biomass - Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Biomass - Waste To Energy Phase Develop Finance and Implement Projects Resource Type Case studies/examples Availability Publicly available; free Publication Date 4/18/2011 Website http://news.tradingcharts.com/ Locality Hatherop, England References Animal Farm Powers Village[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Highlights 3 Environmental Aspects 4 Related Tools 5 References Overview This press release describes a project completed in Hatherop, a small English village. The project is a combined heat and power (CHP) plant

185

Strands and hair: modeling, animation, and rendering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The last six years has seen a renaissance in hair modeling, rendering and animation. This course covers the gamut of hair simulation problems and present working solutions, from recent and novel research ideas to time tested industrial practices that ...

Sunil Hadap; Marie-Paule Cani; Ming Lin; Tae-Yong Kim; Florence Bertails; Steve Marschner; Kelly Ward; Zoran Ka?i?-Alesi?

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Animal Care Enforcement Actions | Data.gov  

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Animal Care Enforcement Actions Animal Care Enforcement Actions Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Animal Care Enforcement Actions Dataset Summary Description Contains monthly reports on 7060s and stipulations related to enforcement of the Animal Welfare and Horse Protection Acts. Form 7060 - Official warning of an alleged violation of statue or regulation and notice to the subject that APHIS may seek civil or criminal penalties for alleged violation in the future if the subject again violates. Stipulation - a pre-litigation monetary settlement between APHIS and the subject. The stipulation provides the subject with notice of alleged violation, affords the subject an opportunity for an administrative hearing, and offers the subject an opportunity to waive the hearing and pay a monetary penalty calculated within Civil Penalty guidelines.

187

Realistic hair simulation: animation and rendering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The last five years have seen a profusion of innovative solutions to one of the most challenging tasks in character synthesis: hair simulation. This class covers both recent and novel research ideas in hair animation and rendering, and presents time ...

Florence Bertails; Sunil Hadap; Marie-Paule Cani; Ming Lin; Tae-Yong Kim; Steve Marschner; Kelly Ward; Zoran Ka?i?-Alesi?

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

ACM SIGGRAPH 2013 Computer Animation Festival  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In 2013, SIGGRAPH's Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 40th year as the world's leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents outstanding ...

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 Computer Animation Fesitval  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Welcome to the SIGGRAPH 2010 Computer Animation Festival, the international event that continues to be the premier place where creativity and innovation meets technology and industry. For 2010, we are proud to present a unique mix of independent creations ...

Isaac Kerlow

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

PROCESS FOR CONTROLLING ANIMAL GROWTH RATE  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of injecting growing animals with the enzyme urease subcutaneously in increasing dosages is described; this generates within the blood anti-urease which enters the intestinal tract and inhibits the enzymatic decomposition of urea by urease in that location. Ammonia, one of the decomposition products, is thereby kept from diffusing through the intestinal walls into the blood, and this greatly reduces the energy requirements of the liver for removing the ammonia, thereby increasing the feeding efficiency of the animals. (AEC)

Visek, W.J.

1962-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

191

Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall Program Book | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall Program Book Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall Program Book Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall Program Book As part of a larger effort to create a culture that values diversity, we have been conducting focus groups to engage in a dialog and hear feedback on how diversity can be improved. At the Town Hall, DOE employees will hear the results of these discussions. View the program booklet from the Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall below. For more information about the Department's diversity and inclusion programs, visit http://energy.gov/diversity/services/diversity-and-inclusion Diversity Town Hall Program Booklet_0.pdf More Documents & Publications Diversity Action Letter from Secretary Chu Secretary Chu's Diversity Action Letter Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of

192

Population | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Population Population Dataset Summary Description Total population (in millions) by country, 1980 to 2010. Compiled by Energy Information Administration (EIA). Source EIA Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords EIA Population world Data text/csv icon population_by_country_1980_2010millions.csv (csv, 59.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 1980 - 2010 License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote Comments Login or register to post comments If you rate this dataset, your published comment will include your rating.

193

Synthesis of complex dynamic character motion from simple animations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we present a general method for rapid prototyping of realistic character motion. We solve for the natural motion from a simple animation provided by the animator. Our framework can be used to produce relatively complex realistic motion ... Keywords: animation, animation w/constraints, motion transformation, physically based animation, physically based modeling, spacetime constraints

C. Karen Liu; Zoran Popovi?

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Microbial diversity and transcriptome profiling in coral holobionts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.3.1 Diversity and community shifts in coral-associatedBourne and C. B. Munn. Diversity of bacteria associated withS. R. Santos. Genetic diversity of symbiotic dino?agellates

Sunagawa, Shinichi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Spider Diversity Patterns on the Island of Moorea  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2005. Species and Functional Diversity of Native and Human-ecology of arthropods. I. Diversity, niches, and resourcesSPIDER DIVERSITY PATTERNS ON THE ISLAND OF MOOREA A PRIL Y

Yang, April

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

21H.909 People and Other Animals, Fall 2005  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A historical survey of the ways that people have interacted with their closest animal relatives, for example: hunting, domestication of livestock, worship of animal gods, exploitation of animal labor, scientific study of ...

Ritvo, Harriet

197

Diversity and Inclusion Guidance | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Guidance Diversity and Inclusion Guidance Diversity and Inclusion Guidance All DOE diversity and inclusion policies, practices and programs must comply with Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws, Merit Systems Principles, the foundation of the Civil Service, and not constitute a Prohibited Personnel Practice. Federal Laws That Prohibit Workplace Discrimination The following laws are enforced by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): The VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which makes it illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The law also protects individuals from retaliation if they complain about discrimination or participate in the EEO process. http://www.eeoc.gov./laws/statutes/titlevii.cfm

198

The diverse career orientations of MIS personnel  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Past studies have found different dominant career anchors present among information system (IS) personnel. This study provides additional evidence that IS personnel have a diversity of career orientations and that the orientations can vary according ...

James J. Jiang; Gary Klein; Joseph Balloun

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs  

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

University of Puerto Rico. Photo by Carrie MartinLLNL Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs Carenda L Martin, LLNL, (925) 424-4175, martin59@llnl.gov High Resolution...

200

Radar System Errors in Polarization Diversity Measurements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The measurement capability of a polarization diversity radar is limited by several characteristics of the system and particularly by the performance of the antenna, which is characterized by the integrated cancellation ratio or integrated cross-...

James I. Metcalf; James S. Ussailis

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Why sequence microbial diversity of Etoliko Lagoon?  

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microbial diversity of Etoliko Lagoon? The Etoliko lagoon of western Greece is a methane-rich environment with a distinct oxygen-poor or anoxic zone. Nearly two dozen microbes will...

202

Macroscopic Diversity in Frequency Reuse Radio Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Macroscopic diversity is a technique that can facilitate high quality and ubiquitous communications between low-power portable radiotelephones and data terminals, and radio base stations (ports) that are connected to the local network. It uses radio ...

R. Bernhardt

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Equal Opportunity Publications’ STEM Diversity Career Expo  

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

Meet qualified job candidates face-to-face at EOP’s STEM Diversity Career Expo hosted by Equal Opportunity Publications (EOP). EOP publishes of seven nationally recognized career guidance and...

204

Diversity and Inclusion | Department of Energy  

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deliver the best public service on behalf of the nation. Read our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan for 2012-2015 to learn more about our mission, vision, goals, and action...

205

The diversity of design of TSOs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is puzzling today to explain diversity and imperfection of actual transmission monopoly designs in competitive electricity markets. We argue that transmission monopoly in competitive electricity markets has to be analysed ...

Rious, Vincent

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Distribution of phylogenetic diversity under random extinction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Phylogenetic diversity is a measure for describing how much of an evolutionary tree is spanned by a subset of species. If one applies this to the (unknown) subset of current species that will still be present at some future time, then this `future phylogenetic diversity' provides a measure of the impact of various extinction scenarios in biodiversity conservation. In this paper we study the distribution of future phylogenetic diversity under a simple model of extinction (a generalized `field of bullets' model). We show that the distribution of future phylogenetic diversity converges to a normal distribution as the number of species grows (under mild conditions, which are necessary). We also describe an algorithm to compute the distribution efficiently, provided the edge lengths are integral, and briefly outline the significance of our findings for biodiversity conservation.

Beata Faller; Fabio Pardi; Mike Steel

2007-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

207

Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011...  

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

Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel Management Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel...

208

Implications of Wide-Area Geographic Diversity for Short- Term...  

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

Implications of Wide-Area Geographic Diversity for Short- Term Variability of Solar Power Title Implications of Wide-Area Geographic Diversity for Short- Term Variability of Solar...

209

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and...  

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion The following documents are from...

210

Celebrating Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia...  

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

Celebrating Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia Conference Celebrating Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia Conference March 1, 2013 - 9:53am...

211

Diversity Management and Office of International Services Staff  

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Diversity Management and Office of International Services Staff Chief Human Resources Officer Robert Lincoln Manager Diversity Office and Office of International Services Shirley...

212

ASME is committed to achieving a truly diverse and inclusive ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Apr 23, 2009 ... implement the concept of diversity and inclusion in the STEM workforce. ' ... Diversity is defined as "the ways in which we differ as individuals or ...

213

Population and Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356 Coastal and Marine Environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358 Energy, Air Pollution or growth. Indeed, an overlay of graphs depicting global trends in population, energy consumption, carbon; coastal and marine environments; and energy, air pollu- tion, and climate change. In the concluding

214

Animal fat (tallow) as fuel for stationary internal combustion engines.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The main aim of this thesis is to verify the suitability of waste animal fat, obtained from animal by-products in a process called rendering, as… (more)

Piaszyk, Jakub

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

The diversity of Type Ia Supernovae: evidence for systematics?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The photometric and spectroscopic properties of 26 well observed Type Ia Supernovae (SNeIa) were analyzed with the aim to explore SNIa diversity. The sample includes (Branch-)normal SNe as well as extreme events like SNe 1991T and 1991bg, while the truly peculiar SNIa, SN2000cx and SN2002cx are not included in our sample . A statistical treatment reveals the existence of three different groups. The first group (FAINT) consists of faint SNeIa similar to SN1991bg, with low expansion velocities and rapid evolution of SiII velocity. A second group consists of ``normal'' SNeIa, also with high temporal velocity gradient (HVG), but with brighter mean absolute magnitude =-19.3 and higher expansion velocities than the FAINT SNe. The third group includes both ``normal'' and SN1991T-like SNeIa: these SNe populate a narrow strip in the SiII velocity evolution plot, with a small velocity gradient (SVG), but have absolute magnitudes similar to HVGs. While the FAINT and HVG SNeIa together seem to define a relation between RSi(II) and Dm15(B), the SVG ones either do not conform with that relation or define a new, looser one. The RSi(II) pre-maximum evolution of HVGs is strikingly different from that of SVGs. The impact of this evidence on the understanding of SNIa diversity, in terms of explosion mechanisms, degree of ejecta mixing, and ejecta-CSM interaction, is discussed.

S. Benetti; E. Cappellaro; P. A. Mazzali; M. Turatto; G. Altavilla; F. Bufano; N. Elias-Rosa; R. Kotak; G. Pignata; M. Salvo; V. Stanishev

2004-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

216

Homogeneity of Powassan virus populations in naturally infected Ixodes scapularis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Powassan virus (POWV, Flaviviridae: Flavivirus) is the sole North American member of the tick-borne encephalitis complex and consists of two distinct lineages that are maintained in ecologically discrete enzootic transmission cycles. The underlying genetic mechanisms that lead to niche partitioning in arboviruses are poorly understood. Therefore, intra- and interhost genetic diversity was analyzed to determine if POWV exists as a quasispecies in nature and quantify selective pressures within and between hosts. In contrast to previous reports for West Nile virus (WNV), significant intrahost genetic diversity was not observed. However, pN (0.238) and d{sub N}/d{sub S} ratios (0.092) for interhost diversity were similar to those of WNV. Combined, these data suggest that purifying selection and/or population bottlenecks constrain quasispecies diversity within ticks. These same selective and stochastic mechanisms appear to drive minor sequence changes between ticks. Moreover, Powassan virus populations seem not to be structured as quasispecies in naturally infected adult deer ticks.

Brackney, Doug E.; Brown, Ivy K.; Nofchissey, Robert A.; Fitzpatrick, Kelly A. [University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States); Ebel, Gregory D., E-mail: gebel@salud.unm.ed [University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States)

2010-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

217

Animated Graphics in Meteorological Research and Presentations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the past two years, the authors have been involved in the production of computer-animated movies at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The computer-generated frames are high-quality graphs of two- and three-dimensional ...

Richard Grotjahn; Robert M. Chervin

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Animated axial surface mapping: The multimedia companion  

SciTech Connect

This newly expanded version of AAPG`s first DataShare Disk brings to life the concepts and applications of a new method of structural trend analysis. Through the dynamic use of color, sound, animation, and humor, this multimedia companion to the May 1994 article on Axial Surface Mapping introduces the reader (or viewer) to the concepts of rigid-block translation, fault-bend folding, and axial surface mapping. Animated models of growing fault-bend folds allow the viewer to see in four dimensions. The axial surface map shows the horizontal plane; the folding lines show depth planes; and the animations show the structure and its two-dimensional map changing with time and increasing slip. The animations create theoretical map patterns under varying, but controlled conditions that can be compared to axial surface maps from real data. The model patterns are then used to interpret seismic data and axial surface maps from a producing gas field in offshore California and from an exploration play in Pennsylvania.

Hook, S.C.; Shaw, J.H. [Texaco EPTD, Houston, TX (United States); Suppe, J. [Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ (United States)

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Painterly Rendering for Animation Barbara J. Meier  

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coherence, we model surfaces as 3d particle sets which are rendered as 2d paint brush strokes in screen: painterly rendering, non-photorealistic rendering, particle systems, painting, abstract images. Author frame methods for animation is getting the paint to "stick" to surfaces rather than randomly change

Meier, Barbara J.

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Ryan: rendering your animation nonlinearly projected  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Artistic rendering is an important research area in Computer Graphics, yet relatively little attention has been paid to the projective properties of computer generated scenes. Motivated by the surreal storyboard of an animation in production---Ryan---this ... Keywords: Non-Photorealistic Rendering, local illumination, multiprojection, nonlinear perspective

Patrick Coleman; Karan Singh

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USA National Phenology Network: Plant and Animal Life-Cycle Data Related to Climate Change  

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Phenology refers to recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, such as leafing and flowering, maturation of agricultural plants, emergence of insects, and migration of birds. It is also the study of these recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, especially their timing and relationships with weather and climate. Phenology affects nearly all aspects of the environment, including the abundance and diversity of organisms, their interactions with one another, their functions in food webs, and their seasonable behavior, and global-scale cycles of water, carbon, and other chemical elements. Phenology records can help us understand plant and animal responses to climate change; it is a key indicator. The USA-NPN brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators, and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States. The network harnesses the power of people and the Internet to collect and share information, providing researchers with far more data than they could collect alone.[Extracts copied from the USA-NPN home page and from http://www.usanpn.org/about].

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Visualizing Diurnal Population Change in Urban Areas for Emergency Management  

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There is an increasing need for a quick, simple method to represent diurnal population change in metropolitan areas for effective emergency management and risk analysis. Many geographic studies rely on decennial U.S. Census data that assume that urban populations are static in space and time. This has obvious limitations in the context of dynamic geographic problems. The U.S. Department of Transportation publishes population data at the transportation analysis zone level in fifteen-minute increments. This level of spatial and temporal detail allows for improved dynamic population modeling. This article presents a methodology for visualizing and analyzing diurnal population change for metropolitan areas based on this readily available data. Areal interpolation within a geographic information system is used to create twenty-four (one per hour) population surfaces for the larger metropolitan area of Salt Lake County, Utah. The resulting surfaces represent diurnal population change for an average workday and are easily combined to produce an animation that illustrates population dynamics throughout the day. A case study of using the method to visualize population distributions in an emergency management context is provided using two scenarios: a chemical release and a dirty bomb in Salt Lake County. This methodology can be used to address a wide variety of problems in emergency management.

Kobayashi, Tetsuo [University of Utah; Medina, Richard M [ORNL; Cova, Thomas [University of Utah

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of bile diversion on satiety and fat absorption from liquid and solid dietary sources  

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In previous studies, liquid fat has been used to determine the effect of bile diversion on fat absorption. Since protein digests, in addition to bile salts, are capable of solubilizing lipids, we hypothesized that fat incorporated in the protein-rich matrix of solid food would be less sensitive to bile diversion than fat ingested as an oil or liquid. Using (3H)glycerol triether as a nonabsorbable fat recovery marker, we determined how much (14C)triolein was absorbed from solid (chicken liver) and liquid (margarine) dietary sources. After a standard liquid/solid meal with either the chicken liver or margarine labeled, midintestinal chyme was collected for 6 hr, extracted, and counted for 14C and 3H activity. Zero, eighty, or one hundred percent of endogenous bile was diverted. Fat absorption from both chicken liver and margarine was nearly complete by midintestine with 0% diversion and was little affected by diversion of 80% of bile. Complete biliary diversion significantly decreased fat absorption from margarine (87.9 +/- 4.4 to 37.2 +/- 9.2%, P less than 0.05) but reduced (14C)triolein absorption from chicken liver less consistently and insignificantly (78.8 +/- 6.9 to 43.9 +/- 10.6%). These data indicate that fat absorption is not solely dependent on bile and support the hypothesis that fat ingested in a cellular matrix is less dependent on bile than liquid fat. Using these same animals but with the midintestinal cannulas plugged to expose the distal intestine to unabsorbed luminal nutrients, we also demonstrated that bile diversion of an initial meal reduced food consumption at a meal offered 3 hr later.

Doty, J.E.; Gu, Y.G.; Meyer, J.H.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spectral diversity of Type Ia Supernovae  

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We use published spectroscopic and photometric data for 8 Type Ia supernovae to construct a dispersion spectrum for this class of object, showing their diversity over the wavelength range 3700A to 7100A. We find that the B and V bands are the spectral regions with the least dispersion, while the U band below 4100A is more diverse. Some spectral features such as the Si line at 6150A are also highly diverse. We then construct two objective measures of 'peculiarity' by (i) using the deviation of individual objects from the average SN Ia spectrum compared to the typical dispersion and (ii) applying principle component analysis. We demonstrate these methods on several SNe Ia that have previously been classified as peculiar.

J. Berian James; Tamara M. Davis; Brian P. Schmidt; Alex G. Kim

2006-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Diverse Power Incorporated | Open Energy Information  

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Diverse Power Incorporated Diverse Power Incorporated Jump to: navigation, search Name Diverse Power Incorporated Place Georgia Utility Id 19219 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location SERC NERC SERC Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png General Electric Service Commercial General Electric Service* Commercial Outdoor Lighting HPS 100 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting HPS 150 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting HPS 250 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting HPS 400 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting MH 1000 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting MH 400 W Lighting Outdoor Lighting MV 175 W Lighting

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Hiring for diversity: practices of human resource administrators in minority majority school districts in Texas  

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The focus of this study was on hiring practices in Texas school districts of over 500 students containing ethnic minority students as the majority of the student population. It examined differences between the practices of districts with ethnic minority teachers as the majority of the teaching population as compared to districts with ethnic minority teachers as the minority of the teaching population. The study compares the role and title of human resource administrators, method of attracting a candidate pool, and if a formal statement of intent to hire a diverse staff existed. Surveys were mailed to human resource administrators in 227 Texas school districts. The following practices have been observed at a statistically significant level: There is an administrator responsible for teacher recruitment employed 100% for human resources and that individual does not have the title “Superintendent.” There is a formal statement of intent to have a diverse or reflective staff. Posting job vacancies through local newspapers and major statewide universities were the methods used by a statistically significantly higher proportion of districts with a diversified staff. Posting at the Texas Education Agency Service was used by a statistically significant higher proportion of districts where the teacher population is less diverse and reflective of the student population. In districts where the teacher population is more diverse and reflective of the student population, there is a significantly lower proportion of districts that utilize statewide universities in recruiting and obtaining a pool of candidates to hire. The difference between the proportions of districts that utilized all other types of specific postings, including technological methods listed in this observational study, was not statistically significant. The traditional practices of hiring teachers for our school systems must change to reflect the pluralistic society of today. The findings of this research support that leadership, as expressed by a clear mission statement with intent to hire a reflective staff and the assignment of an administrator whose sole responsibility is for human resources, can and will overcome barriers toward hiring a reflective staff.

Vaughan, Donna Alonzo

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergent patterns of diversity and dynamics in natural populations of planktonic Vibrio bacteria  

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Despite the importance of microorganisms for global and engineering processes, currently lacking is a theoretical framework to describe how the structure of a microbial assemblage translates an environmental condition into ...

Thompson, Janelle Renée, 1976-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity and dynamics of synechococcus populations in the southern California bight  

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HNH nuclease possible helicase possible Penicillin amidaseHolliday junction DNA helicase RuvB tetratricopeptide repeatEC:2.8.2. -) ATP-dependent DNA helicase PcrA (EC:3.6.1. -)

Tai, Vera

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extinction hazards in experimental Daphnia magna populations: effects of genotype diversity and  

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to infection by Microphallus is specific, rather than generalized. Keywords: cost of resistance, host at approximately 17 C, and Spirulina algae were added to all tanks on an ad lib basis. All water added: Hydrobiidae). Mauri Ora, 2: 17­30. Wolinska, J. and Spaak, P. 2009. The cost of being common: evidence from

Drake, John

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Genetic diversity and interfertility among highly differentiated populations of Ceratocystis fimbriata in  

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within the Jari Celulose/Grupo Orsa, a 1.7 Mha landholding on the Jari River between the states of Para

Harrington, Thomas C.

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Rotational Nanoactuator/Nanomotor Images and Animations  

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The Zettl Research Group is an experimental solid state physics group in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley. These images and computer animations are referred to in a letter from the Group to Nature in 2003. They document the creation of what was then the world's smallest synthetic motor using a multiwall carbon nanotube. Their research won one of DOE's 2004 R&D 100 awards.

Zettle, Alex; Zettle Research Group (U.C. Berkeley and LBNL); Fennimore, Adam; Yuzvinsky, Tom; Bodzin, Noah; Han, Wei-Qiang; Fuhrer, M.S.; Cumings, J.

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Language Diversity of Measured Quantum Processes  

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The behavior of a quantum system depends on how it is measured. How much of what is observed comes from the structure of the quantum system itself and how much from the observer's choice of measurement? We explore these questions by analyzing the \\emph{language diversity} of quantum finite-state generators. One result is a new way to distinguish quantum devices from their classical (stochastic) counterparts. While the diversity of languages generated by these two computational classes is the same in the case of periodic processes, quantum systems generally generate a wider range of languages than classical systems.

Karoline Wiesner; James P. Crutchfield

2006-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Web Accessibility Office of Diversity and Inclusion  

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Web Accessibility Office of Diversity and Inclusion Applies to: Any website conducting university of the art digital and web based information delivery of information is increasingly central in carrying out constituencies. This policy establishes minimum standards for the accessibility of web based information

Jones, Michelle

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Manchester Metropolitan University Organisation Development, Training & Diversity  

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and diversity by its continuing progress, we appreciate that there is still more work to be done. The University and to meet the statutory requirements for each protected characteristic. It is a live document which and communicate overarching equality objectives. DS DES EF 1. Draft new equality objectives in line

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An improved criterion for new particle formation in diverse environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A dimensionless theory for new particle formation (NPF) was developed, using an aerosol population balance model incorporating recent developments in nucleation rates and measured particle growth rates. Based on this theoretical analysis, it was shown that a dimensionless parameter Lg, characterizing the ratio of the particle scavenging loss rate to the particle growth rate, exclusively determined whether or not NPF would occur on a particular day. This parameter determines the probability that a nucleated particle will grow to a detectable size before being lost by coagulation with the pre-existing aerosol. Cluster-cluster coagulation was shown to contribute negligibly to this survival probability under conditions pertinent to the atmosphere. Data acquired during intensive measurement campaigns in Tecamac (MILAGRO), Atlanta (ANARChE), Boulder, and Hyytiala (QUEST II, QUEST IV, and EUCAARI) were used to test the validity of Lg as an NPF criterion. Measurements included aerosol size distributions down to 3 nm and gas-phase sulfuric acid concentrations. The model was applied to 77 NPF events and 19 non-events (characterized by growth of pre-existing aerosol without NPF) measured in diverse environments with broad ranges in sulfuric acid concentrations, ultrafine number concentrations, aerosol surface areas, and particle growth rates (nearly two orders of magnitude). Across this diverse data set, a nominal value of Lg = 0.7 was found to determine the boundary for the occurrence of NPF, with NPF occurring when Lg 0.7. Moreover, nearly 45% of measured Lg values associated with NPF fell in the relatively narrow range of 0.1 < Lg < 0.3.

Kuang, C.; Riipinen, I.; Sihto, S.-L.; Kulmala, M.; McCormick, A.; McMurry, P.

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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An improved criterion for new particle formation in diverse environments  

SciTech Connect

A dimensionless theory for new particle formation (NPF) was developed, using an aerosol population balance model incorporating recent developments in nucleation rates and measured particle growth rates. Based on this theoretical analysis, it was shown that a dimensionless parameter Lg, characterizing the ratio of the particle scavenging loss rate to the particle growth rate, exclusively determined whether or not NPF would occur on a particular day. This parameter determines the probability that a nucleated particle will grow to a detectable size before being lost by coagulation with the pre-existing aerosol. Cluster-cluster coagulation was shown to contribute negligibly to this survival probability under conditions pertinent to the atmosphere. Data acquired during intensive measurement campaigns in Tecamac (MILAGRO), Atlanta (ANARChE), Boulder, and Hyytiala (QUEST II, QUEST IV, and EUCAARI) were used to test the validity of Lg as an NPF criterion. Measurements included aerosol size distributions down to 3 nm and gas-phase sulfuric acid concentrations. The model was applied to 77 NPF events and 19 non-events (characterized by growth of pre-existing aerosol without NPF) measured in diverse environments with broad ranges in sulfuric acid concentrations, ultrafine number concentrations, aerosol surface areas, and particle growth rates (nearly two orders of magnitude). Across this diverse data set, a nominal value of Lg = 0.7 was found to determine the boundary for the occurrence of NPF, with NPF occurring when Lg < 0.7 and being suppressed when Lg > 0.7. Moreover, nearly 45% of measured Lg values associated with NPF fell in the relatively narrow range of 0.1 < Lg < 0.3.

Kuang, C.; Riipinen, I.; Sihto, S.-L.; Kulmala, M.; McCormick, A.; McMurry, P.

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Bacterial Population Genetics in a Forensic Context  

SciTech Connect

This report addresses the recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) call for a Phase I study to (1) assess gaps in the forensically relevant knowledge about the population genetics of eight bacterial agents of concern, (2) formulate a technical roadmap to address those gaps, and (3) identify new bioinformatics tools that would be necessary to analyze and interpret population genetic data in a forensic context. The eight organisms that were studied are B. anthracis, Y. pestis, F. tularensis, Brucella spp., E. coli O157/H7, Burkholderia mallei, Burkholderia pseudomallei, and C. botulinum. Our study focused on the use of bacterial population genetics by forensic investigators to test hypotheses about the possible provenance of an agent that was used in a crime or act of terrorism. Just as human population genetics underpins the calculations of match probabilities for human DNA evidence, bacterial population genetics determines the level of support that microbial DNA evidence provides for or against certain well-defined hypotheses about the origins of an infecting strain. Our key findings are: (1) Bacterial population genetics is critical for answering certain types of questions in a probabilistic manner, akin (but not identical) to 'match probabilities' in DNA forensics. (2) A basic theoretical framework for calculating likelihood ratios or posterior probabilities for forensic hypotheses based on microbial genetic comparisons has been formulated. This 'inference-on-networks' framework has deep but simple connections to the population genetics of mtDNA and Y-STRs in human DNA forensics. (3) The 'phylogeographic' approach to identifying microbial sources is not an adequate basis for understanding bacterial population genetics in a forensic context, and has limited utility, even for generating 'leads' with respect to strain origin. (4) A collection of genotyped isolates obtained opportunistically from international locations augmented by phylogenetic representations of relatedness will not and enzootic outbreaks noted through international outbreak surveillance systems, and 'representative' genetic sequences from each outbreak. (5) Interpretation of genetic comparisons between an attack strain and reference strains requires a model for the network structure of maintenance foci, enzootic outbreaks, and human outbreaks of that disease, coupled with estimates of mutational rate constants. Validation of the model requires a set of sequences from exemplary outbreaks and laboratory data on mutation rates during animal passage. The necessary number of isolates in each validation set is determined by disease transmission network theory, and is based on the 'network diameter' of the outbreak. (6) The 8 bacteria in this study can be classified into 4 categories based on the complexity of the transmission network structure of their natural maintenance foci and their outbreaks, both enzootic and zoonotic. (7) For B. anthracis, Y. pestis, E. coli O157, and Brucella melitensis, and their primary natural animal hosts, most of the fundamental parameters needed for modeling genetic change within natural host or human transmission networks have been determined or can be estimated from existing field and laboratory studies. (8) For Burkholderia mallei, plausible approaches to transmission network models exist, but much of the fundamental parameterization does not. In addition, a validated high-resolution typing system for characterizing genetic change within outbreaks or foci has not yet been demonstrated, although a candidate system exists. (9) For Francisella tularensis, the increased complexity of the transmission network and unresolved questions about maintenance and transmission suggest that it will be more complex and difficult to develop useful models based on currently available data. (10) For Burkholderia pseudomallei and Clostridium botulinum, the transmission and maintenance networks involve complex soil communities and metapopulations about which very little is known. It is not clear that these pathogens can be brought into the in

Velsko, S P

2009-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer animation of Phanerozoic plate motions  

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Since 1985, the PALEOMAP Project, in collaboration with research groups both in the US and abroad, has assembled a digital model that describes global plate motions during the last 600 million years. In this paper the authors present a series of computer animations that dynamically illustrates the movement of continents and terranes, and the evolution of the ocean basins since the breakup of the late Precambrian supercontinent. These animations depict the motion of the plates from both equatorial and polar perspectives. Mesozoic and Cenozoic plate tectonic reconstructions are based on a synthesis of linear magnetic anomalies, fracture zone locations, intracontinental rifts, collision and thrust belts, and zones of strike-slip. Paleozoic plate reconstructions, though more speculative, are based on evidence of past subduction, continental collision, and inferred sea floor spreading. The relative longitudinal positions of the continents during the Paleozoic and the width of intervening oceans have been adjusted to best explain changing biogeographic and paleoclimatic patterns. A new paleomagnetic/hot spot reference frame has been constructed that combines paleomagnetic data compiled by Rob Van der Voo (1992) with inferred motion relative to a fixed frame of hot spots. Using probable Early Mesozoic and Paleozoic hot spot tracks on the major continents, the authors have extended plate motions relative to the hot spot reference frame back to 400 million years.

Scotese, C.R. (Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX (United States). Dept. of Geology)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards believable cloth motion in computer animation  

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This thesis covers the implementation of a cloth modeling algorithm within a computer animation package. The main objective of this thesis is to prove the feasibility of simulating the behavior of cloth using an empirically based model coupled with constraint dynamics and establish the groundwork for future studies into the use of cloth models in computer animation. To achieve a quick and accurate solution, two different forward dynamic constraint based system algorithms are studied and implemented. One approach, pioneered by Breen-DeVaul-House, computes the solution to the cloth equation by breaking up the cloth model into an acyclic length constraint system that may be solved in linear time with respect to the number of constraints. This approach is well suited for cloth models that collide only with force fiends, yet, is unacceptable for the proposed application. Therefore the Breen-DeVaul-House approach is modified to incorporate collision with polygonal objects. Even though the single matrix approach does not break up the cloth model and is slower in computing a solution for a dense mesh, this approach accurately calculates collisions between a mesh and a polygonal surface through the use of surface constraints and surface force dampers.

Segu, Sunil Venkatesh

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review Genetic diversity in the Jatropha genus and its potential application  

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Jatropha curcas L., a drought tolerant, monoecious perennial shrub, has gained attention in the tropics and sub-tropics during the past decade as a potential biodiesel crop. Adequate genetic diversity for key agronomic traits is of fundamental importance in crop improvement programmes particularly for crops such as J. curcas, which are in the early stages of domestication. In J. curcas, genetic diversity in local populations and worldwide collections has been estimated using both dominant and co-dominant molecular markers systems such as random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD), inter simple sequence repeats (ISSRs), sequence-characterized amplified region (SCAR), amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP), simple sequence repeats (SSRs) and single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNPs), etc. Assessment of genetic variation using molecular markers unequivocally established the existence of rich genetic diversity in the germplasm from Central and South American regions and narrow genetic base in populations from Asia and Africa. Establishment of phylogenetic relationships among Jatropha species using molecular markers has been limited to species naturalized and distributed in India. Research expansion over the past decade has indicated the availability of considerable genetic variation in the genus Jatropha for

Wei Xu; Sujatha Mulpuri; Aizhong Liu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and apparatus for animal positioning in imaging systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus for imaging an animal includes a first mounting surface, a bed sized to support the animal and releasably secured to or integral with the first mounting surface. The apparatus also includes a plurality of straps, each having a first end in a fixed position relative to the bed and a second end for tightening around a limb of the animal. A method for in-vivo imaging of an animal includes providing an animal that has limbs, providing a first mounting surface, and providing a bed removably secured to or integral with the mounting surface and sized to support the animal as well as being coupled to a plurality of straps. The method also includes placing the animal on the bed between the plurality of straps and tightening at least two of the plurality of straps around at least two of the limbs such that the animal is substantially secured in place relative to the bed.

Hadjioannou, Arion-Xenofon; Stout, David B.; Silverman, Robert W.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Opening of the Tasman Sea: A Gravity Anomaly Animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The first plate tectonic gravity anomaly grid animation using data from the Tasman Sea is presented. In this animation the tectonic elements are represented by their respective gravity fields, based on recent marine-satellite-derived gravity ...

C. Gaina; R. D. Müller; W. R. Roest; P. Symonds

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linear Bellman combination for control of character animation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Controllers are necessary for physically-based synthesis of character animation. However, creating controllers requires either manual tuning or expensive computer optimization. We introduce linear Bellman combination as a method for reusing existing ... Keywords: optimal control, physically based animation

Marco da Silva; Frédo Durand; Jovan Popovi?

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wrinkles in the rare biosphere: Pyrosequencing errors can lead to artificial inflation of diversity estimates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Massively parallel pyrosequencing of the small subunit (16S) ribosomal RNA gene has revealed that the extent of rare microbial populations in several environments, the 'rare biosphere', is orders of magnitude higher than previously thought. One important caveat with this method is that sequencing error could artificially inflate diversity estimates. Although the per-base error of 16S rDNA amplicon pyrosequencing has been shown to be as good as or lower than Sanger sequencing, no direct assessments of pyrosequencing errors on diversity estimates have been reported. Using only Escherichia coli MG1655 as a reference template, we find that 16S rDNA diversity is grossly overestimated unless relatively stringent read quality filtering and low clustering thresholds are applied. In particular, the common practice of removing reads with unresolved bases and anomalous read lengths is insufficient to ensure accurate estimates of microbial diversity. Furthermore, common and reproducible homopolymer length errors can result in relatively abundant spurious phylotypes further confounding data interpretation. We suggest that stringent quality-based trimming of 16S pyrotags and clustering thresholds no greater than 97% identity should be used to avoid overestimates of the rare biosphere.

Kunin, Victor; Engelbrektson, Anna; Ochman, Howard; Hugenholtz, Philip

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead levels in whole blood of New Zealand domestic animals  

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A survey of whole-blood lead in domestic animals of New Zealand was conducted. 1142 animals were examined (252 cattle, 113 cats, 271 dogs, 258 horses, and 248 sheep). Data was analyzed as to age, sex, breed and animals known to be poisoned. Variations in lead concentration with different environments were noted with special reference to elevated lead in animals near automobile service stations, which could indicate potential danger to humans working in such areas.

Ward, N.I.; Brooks, R.R.; Roberts, E.

1977-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Animation projects in CS1 from scheme to Java  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Scheme animation projects are transformed into Java projects. Keywords: computer science for liberal arts, introductory programming course, java programming

Mirela Djordjevi?

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Monte Carlo algorithms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We give a cross-disciplinary survey on ``population'' Monte Carlo algorithms. In these algorithms, a set of ``walkers'' or ``particles'' is used as a representation of a high-dimensional vector. The computation is carried out by a random walk and split/deletion of these objects. The algorithms are developed in various fields in physics and statistical sciences and called by lots of different terms -- ``quantum Monte Carlo'', ``transfer-matrix Monte Carlo'', ``Monte Carlo filter (particle filter)'',``sequential Monte Carlo'' and ``PERM'' etc. Here we discuss them in a coherent framework. We also touch on related algorithms -- genetic algorithms and annealed importance sampling.

Yukito IBA

2000-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Edutainment animated folktales software to motivate socio-cultural awareness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the design and development of an animated folk tales edutainment software to motivate socio-cultural awareness among children and adolescents. One application of multimedia technology is in edutainment, which includes animated cartoon, ... Keywords: 2D animation, edutainment, multimedia application software, socio-cultural values

Nor Azan Mat Zin; Nur Yuhanis Mohd Nasir

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic, expressive speech animation from a single mesh  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this work we present a method for human face animation which allows us to generate animations for a novel person given just a single mesh of their face. These animations can be of arbitrary text and may include emotional expressions. We build a multilinear ...

Kevin Wampler; Daichi Sasaki; Li Zhang; Zoran Popovi?

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion |  

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion The following documents are from the Office of Personnel Management (OMP)'s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which is responsible for reviewing and evaluating plans, reports, and programs for conformance with various laws, regulations, and directives relating to diversity and inclusion. Governement-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan and Guidance: Executive Order 13583, issued on August 18, 2011, requires OPM to publish a Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, and guidance to agencies. Program Reviews: The Office of Personnel Management (OMP)'s Office of Diversity and Inclusion prepares program reviews and annual accomplishment

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Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering  

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

Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math October 12, 2011 - 9:19am Addthis Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director "The next two decades of global diversity and inclusion will present unprecedented opportunities and challenges," began the description of one of yesterday's panels at the 2011 National Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference. Yesterday I had the opportunity to present on that panel, joined by thought leaders in diversity such as Rosalyn Taylor O'Neale, VP and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Campbell Soup Company and Dr. Johnnetta Cole, the

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Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering  

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

Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math October 12, 2011 - 9:19am Addthis Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director "The next two decades of global diversity and inclusion will present unprecedented opportunities and challenges," began the description of one of yesterday's panels at the 2011 National Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference. Yesterday I had the opportunity to present on that panel, joined by thought leaders in diversity such as Rosalyn Taylor O'Neale, VP and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Campbell Soup Company and Dr. Johnnetta Cole, the

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Celebrating Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia  

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Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia Conference Celebrating Diversity in Computing: Speaking at the Richard Tapia Conference March 1, 2013 - 9:53am Addthis Director Dot Harris spoke with over 330 students about diversity in computing and other technical careers at the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference in February 2013.Photo Credit: Reggie Campbell, RL Campbell Photography Director Dot Harris spoke with over 330 students about diversity in computing and other technical careers at the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference in February 2013.Photo Credit: Reggie Campbell, RL Campbell Photography Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Finding your niche and making your mark should be the goal of any young

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion |  

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on Diversity and Inclusion The following documents are from the Office of Personnel Management (OMP)'s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which is responsible for reviewing and evaluating plans, reports, and programs for conformance with various laws, regulations, and directives relating to diversity and inclusion. Governement-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan and Guidance: Executive Order 13583, issued on August 18, 2011, requires OPM to publish a Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, and guidance to agencies. Program Reviews: The Office of Personnel Management (OMP)'s Office of Diversity and Inclusion prepares program reviews and annual accomplishment

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Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall | Department of Energy  

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Town Hall Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall August 9, 2012 12:30PM EDT Savannah River Site Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall at Savannah River Site for employees and contractors....

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Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity  

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Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Given two samples of sequences the program performs a t-test...

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Diversity of Fuels Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Diversity of Fuels Supports Sustainability in Fort Collins on AddThis.com... Oct. 23, 2013

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e-R&D – Effectively Managing Process Diversity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Managing process diversity becomes increasingly relevant in software development. Software organizations typically do not work on the greenfield and thus need to integrate external workflows with R&D internal workflow management and heterogeneous ... Keywords: CMM, collaborative product commerce, e-R&D, managing process diversity, process diversity, software process improvement, workflow management

Christof Ebert; Jozef De Man

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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update: Beyond taxonomical space: large?scale ecology meets functional and phylogenetic diversity  

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and functional diversity.  Functional Ecology, 25,  Gaston, Beyond  taxo? nomic  diversity  patterns:  how  do  ?,  ? and phylogenetic  diversity  respond  to  environmental 

Cianciaruso, Marcus V.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integration Defended: Berkeley Unified’s Strategy to Maintain School Diversity  

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to Maintain School Diversity Lisa Chavez Erica Frankenberg RSchools that Use Student Diversity to Enhance Learning ofthe Promise of Racial Diversity in American Schools, eds.

Chavez, Lisa; Frankenberg, Erica

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Species diversity and foundation species: Potential indicators of fisheries yields and marine ecosystem functioning.  

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systems. In Global bio- diversity assessment, Section 6.complexity controls species diversity and nutrient effectsC. S. Thornber. 2006. Predator diversity strengthens trophic

Bracken, Matthew E.S.; Bracken, B. E.; Rogers-Bennett, Laura Dr.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting the direction and magnitude of small mammal disturbance effects on plant diversity across scales  

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disturbances on spe? cies  diversity,  richness  and  plant lizard  density  and  diversity.   Biodiversity  and limitation,  and  tree  diversity  in  a  Neotropical 

Root-Bernstein, Meredith

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review: The Diversity Challenge: Social Identity and Intergroup Relations on the College Campus  

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climates for racial/ethnic diversity: Educational policy andHurtado, S. (2006). Diversity and learning for a pluralisticglobal society; Achieving diversity, equity, and excellence:

Collins, Christopher S.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Seaweed diversity enhances nitrogen uptake via complementary use of nitrate and ammonium  

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No consistent effect of plant diversity on productivity.uence of functional diversity and composition on ecosystemand K. J. Nielsen. 2004. Diversity of intertidal macroalgae

Bracken, Matthew E S; Stachowicz, John J

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Diversity and Educational Gains: a plan for a changing county and its schools  

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Brown School not included because it is K-12 Diversity andEducational Gains Diversity and Educational GainsTeachers College Press. Diversity and Educational Gains

Orfield, Gary; Frankenberg, Erica

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phylogenetic diversity of gram-positive bacteria and their secondary metabolite genes  

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Marine actinomycete diversity and natural product discovery.1999. High bacterial diversity in permanently cold marinemarine actinomycete diversity from tropical Pacific Ocean

Gontang, Erin Ann

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Genetic diversity enhances the resistance of a seagrass ecosystem to disturbance  

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Genetic diversity enhances the resistance of a seagrassimportance of genetic diversity within species known to playthat increasing genotypic diversity in a habitat-forming

Hughes, A. R.; Stachowicz, John J

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

National Diversity Under Pressure: Group Composition and Expedition Success in Himalayan Mountaineering  

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the impact of nationality diversity on expedition outcomes.National Diversity Under Pressure: Group Composition andSchool of Business National Diversity Under Pressure: Group

Sherman, Eliot L.; Chatman, Jennifer A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity-productivity relationships in streams vary as a function of the natural disturbance regime  

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control of species diversity and ecosystem functioning.S. L. Collins. 2002. Spe- cies diversity increases ecosystemlimitation, and tree diversity in a neotropical forest.

Cardinale, Bradley J; Palmer, M A; Ives, A R; Brooks, S S

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetic diversity enhances the resistance of a seagrass ecosystem to disturbance  

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species need to include a diversity of genotypes to enhanceThe importance of genetic diversity of key species forSciences / Ecology Genetic diversity enhances the resistance

Hughes, A Randall R; Stachowicz, John J

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Phylogenetic Diversity of Gram-positive Bacteria and Their Secondary Metabolite Genes  

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Marine actinomycete diversity and natural product discovery.1999. High bacterial diversity in permanently cold marinemarine actinomycete diversity from tropical Pacific Ocean

Gontang, Erin A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council To achieve the level of collaboration and partnership needed to make substantial scientific advancements, we know that diversity among participants enhances output." - Brian Stephenson, Associate Laboratory Director, Photon Sciences The Council serves as an advisory committee and provides recommendations to the Laboratory Director on diversity and inclusion initiatives and priorities. Council members include committed representatives from across the laboratory to champion efforts and promote best practices. Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council: Eric Isaacs Laboratory Director Office of the Director Mark Peters Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs Office of the Director Seth Darling Scientist and Fellow,

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Energy policy: Comparative effects on minority population groups  

SciTech Connect

For a number of years, analyses of minority household energy demand have been supported by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (formerly the Office of Minority Economic Impact). The intention of these analyses has been to characterize patterns of energy demand by various demographic, regional and socioeconomic groups and to develop analytical tools to assess the distributive impact of energy prices and policy on these groups. The model supports strategic objectives outlined by the Department of Energy to explicitly recognize and promote equity in state public utility commission decisions and to assess the potential impact of federal and state energy policy on demographically diverse groups as reported in the Department`s Annual Energy Outlook and the upcoming National Energy Policy Plan. The legislation mandating the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity had been premised on the assumption that patterns of energy demand for minority households are different from the population as a whole. Determining the validity of this premise and its potential economic impact on different population groups has been a major objective of these analyses. Consequently, the recripriocal impacts of energy policy on demographic groups and energy consumption and expenditure dynamics on policy formulation and strategy is a central objective of these studies. Residential energy demand research has been substantial in the past twenty years. Insightful and useful research has been done in this area. However, none of this research has addressed the potential differences in the residential energy demand structure among various population groups. Recent work does compare energy and electricity demand elasticities for non-Latino Whites, with the demand elasticities for Latinos and Blacks. This research is particularly important for examination of questions related to the economic welfare implications of national energy policy.

Poyer, D.A.; Henderson, L.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The primary control on ancient land plant diversity is climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reproductive strategy and competition have been proposed as determinants of ancient land plant diversity. However climate is the primary control on modern plant productivity and diversity and may be the primary control on ancient diversity. For Silurian through Mid-Carboniferous land plants, the most profound diversity collapse and the greatest diversity increase occurred during times of global climate change. In the middle to late Frasnian, land plant diversity fell precipitously and remained low through the middle Famennian. Global warming probably triggered this event. Climate models suggest global warming at the end of Frasnian; the cosmopolitan faunas and floras of the Famennian indicate a uniform global climate. The diverse floras of the late Givetian and early Frasnian show pronounced latitudinal differentiation which disappeared after the diversity collapse. The depauperate floras of the late Frasnian--middle Famennian fall into two or three biogeographic units, each of which spans a large paleolatitudinal range. Land plant diversity remained constant during the Early Carboniferous and rose dramatically at the Mid-Carboniferous boundary at the onset of, and perhaps in response to, Southern Hemisphere glaciation. Polar glaciation contributes to ever wet, ever warm tropical climate because polar high pressure zones confine the intertropical convergence zone to a narrow latitudinal belt near the equator. As land plant diversity rose, the paleoequatorial coal belt of the Late Carboniferous became established, suggesting a correlation between increases in land plant diversity and tropical precipitation.

Raymond, A. (Texas A M Univ., College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Geology)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological effects of raw and processed oil shale particles in the lungs of laboratory animals  

SciTech Connect

Environmental and occupational health concerns will have an effect on the developing oil shale technologies. The mining and crushing of large volumes of rock will be a characteristic of at least some of these technologies, and above ground disposal of processed shale will require adequate control measures. Exposure by inhalation to the dusts that may arise from shale oil technologies may present a hazard both in the work force and in the local population. Animal studies dealing with the effects of oil shale-related materials in the lung are in progress. Experiments involving Syrian hamsters exposed by inhalation and by intratracheal instillation are described.

Holland, L.M.; Smith, D.M.; Thomas, R.G.

1979-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest | Department of Energy  

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Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest February 27, 2012 - 10:43am Addthis Associate Deputy Secretary Williams at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference, joined by Dean Deloach of Morgan State University, Malika Hobbs with the National Nuclear Security Administration and Annie Whatley of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. | Office of Economic Impact and Diversity file photo. Associate Deputy Secretary Williams at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference, joined by Dean Deloach of Morgan State University, Malika Hobbs with the National Nuclear Security Administration and Annie Whatley of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. | Office of Economic Impact and Diversity file photo.

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Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest | Department of Energy  

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Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest February 27, 2012 - 10:43am Addthis Associate Deputy Secretary Williams at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference, joined by Dean Deloach of Morgan State University, Malika Hobbs with the National Nuclear Security Administration and Annie Whatley of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. | Office of Economic Impact and Diversity file photo. Associate Deputy Secretary Williams at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference, joined by Dean Deloach of Morgan State University, Malika Hobbs with the National Nuclear Security Administration and Annie Whatley of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. | Office of Economic Impact and Diversity file photo.

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Diversity Strategies to Mitigate Postulated Common Cause Failure Vulnerabilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes an approach to establish effective mitigating strategies that can resolve potential common-cause failure (CCF) vulnerabilities in instrumentation and control (I&C) systems at nuclear power plants. A particular objective in the development of these strategies, which consist of combinations of diversity attributes and their associated criteria, is to address the unique characteristics of digital technology that can contribute to CCF concerns. The research approach employed to establish diversity strategies involves investigation of available documentation on diversity usage and experience from nuclear power and non-nuclear industries, capture of expert knowledge and lessons learned, determination of common practices, and assessment of the nature of CCFs and compensating diversity attributes. The resulting diversity strategies address considerations such as the effect of technology choices, the nature of CCF vulnerabilities, and the prospective impact of each diversity type. In particular, the impact of each attribute and criterion on the purpose, process, product, and performance aspects of diverse systems are considered.

Wood, Richard Thomas [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Method of detoxifying animal suffering from overdose  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for accumulating drugs or other chemicals within synthetic, lipid-like vesicles by means of a pH gradient imposed on the vesicles just prior to use is described. The method is suited for accumulating molecules with basic or acid moieties which are permeable to the vesicles membranes in their uncharged form and for molecules that contain charge moieties that are hydrophobic ions and can therefore cross the vesicle membranes in their charged form. The method is advantageous over prior art methods for encapsulating biologically active materials within vesicles in that it achieves very high degrees of loading with simple procedures that are economical and require little technical expertise, furthermore kits which can be stored for prolonged periods prior to use without impairment of the capacity to achieve drug accumulation are described. A related application of the method consists of using this technology to detoxify animals that have been exposed to poisons with basic, weak acid or hydrophobic charge groups within their molecular structure.

Mehlhorn, Rolf J. (Richmond, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Production from Zoo Animal Wastes  

SciTech Connect

Elephant and rhinoceros dung was used to investigate the feasibility of generating methane from the dung. The Knoxville Zoo produces 30 cubic yards (23 m{sup 3}) of herbivore dung per week and cost of disposal of this dung is $105/week. The majority of this dung originates from the Zoo's elephant and rhinoceros population. The estimated weight of the dung is 20 metric tons per week and the methane production potential determined in experiments was 0.033 L biogas/g dung (0.020 L CH{sub 4}/g dung), and the digestion of elephant dung was enhanced by the addition of ammonium nitrogen. Digestion was better overall at 37 C when compared to digestion at 50 C. Based on the amount of dung generated at the Knoxville Zoo, it is estimated that two standard garden grills could be operated 24 h per day using the gas from a digester treating 20 metric ton herbivore dung per week.

Klasson, KT

2003-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiuser Diversity Gain in Cognitive Networks  

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Dynamic allocation of resources to the \\emph{best} link in large multiuser networks offers considerable improvement in spectral efficiency. This gain, often referred to as \\emph{multiuser diversity gain}, can be cast as double-logarithmic growth of the network throughput with the number of users. In this paper we consider large cognitive networks granted concurrent spectrum access with license-holding users. The primary network affords to share its under-utilized spectrum bands with the secondary users. We assess the optimal multiuser diversity gain in the cognitive networks by quantifying how the sum-rate throughput of the network scales with the number of secondary users. For this purpose we look at the optimal pairing of spectrum bands and secondary users, which is supervised by a central entity fully aware of the instantaneous channel conditions, and show that the throughput of the cognitive network scales double-logarithmically with the number of secondary users ($N$) and linearly with the number of avai...

Tajer, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Hydrogen Hydrogen Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Animation of a Hydrogen Fueling Station Example Layout (Text Version) on Digg

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Chapter 8.3: Diversity Plan -Staff1 Colorado State University's Area 5: Diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that reflects the essential function a diverse community, spanning international boundaries, plays.2 Improve the physical and technological accessibility and safety of our college facilities as well Communications Director. · Report any apparent issues of physical accessibility to our central college Facilities

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Radio controlled release apparatus for animal data acquisition devices  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A novel apparatus for reliably and selectively releasing a data acquisition package from an animal for recovery. The data package comprises two parts: 1) an animal data acquisition device and 2) a co-located release apparatus. One embodiment, which is useful for land animals, the release apparatus includes two major components: 1) an electronics package, comprising a receiver; a decoder comparator, having at plurality of individually selectable codes; and an actuator circuit and 2) a release device, which can be a mechanical device, which acts to release the data package from the animal. To release a data package from a particular animal, a radio transmitter sends a coded signal which is decoded to determine if the code is valid for that animal data package. Having received a valid code, the release device is activated to release the data package from the animal for subsequent recovery. A second embodiment includes floatation means and is useful for releasing animal data acquisition devices attached to sea animals. This embodiment further provides for releasing a data package underwater by employing an acoustic signal.

Stamps, James Frederick (5252 Norma Way, Livermore, Alameda County, CA 94550)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engines - 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates  

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3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates Diesel particulate matter has a very complex geometry Most studies have observed these three-dimensional structures in...

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Innovations in Steel Production—Animations for Aluminium ... - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 30, 2008 ... Innovations in Steel Production—Animations for Aluminium Technologies? by Reiner Kopp. Publisher: TMS. Product Format: Webcast. Pages ...

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Education: Digital Resource Center - VISUALS: Animation and video ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 25, 2007 ... This Quicktime animation of solidification of solid crystals from a liquid demonstrates the development of grain structure. An accompanying ...

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Solid-Liquid Separation of Animal Manure and Wastewater  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Solid-liquid separation is an alternative treatment for animal manure and process-generated wastewater. This publication explains the techniques, equipment, performance and economics of separators.

Mukhtar, Saqib; Sweeten, John M.; Auvermann, Brent W.

1999-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass Gasification: An Alternative Solution to Animal Waste Management.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The overall goal of this research was to evaluate gasification of animal waste as an alternative manure management strategy, from the standpoints of syngas production… (more)

Wu, Hanjing

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

International Council for Laboratory Animal Science: International activities. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources annual report, 1993--1994  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In late 1987, the Interagency Research Animal Committee (IRAC) requested that the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR), National Research Council (NRC), National Academy of Sciences, reestablish US national membership in the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS). The ICLAS is the only worldwide organization whose goal is to foster the humane use of animals in medical research and testing. ILAR`s Mission Statement reflects its commitment to producing highly respected documents covering a wide range of scientific issues, including databases in genetic stocks, species specific management guides, guidelines for humane care of animals, and position papers on issues affecting the future of the biological sciences. As such, ILAR is recognized nationally and internationally as an independent, scientific authority in the development of animal sciences in biomedical research.

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1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Diversity Action Letter from Secretary Chu | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity Action Letter from Secretary Chu Diversity Action Letter from Secretary Chu Diversity Action Letter from Secretary Chu In July 2011, the Office of Diversity Programs concluded a comprehensive review of DOE's workforce diversity and inclusion policies and programs. The findings from this analysis, which have been shared with DOE senior management, indicate that we can do more to create a culture that values diversity, which in turn will make the Department an employer of choice and enhance our mission effectiveness. Read more about these efforts here. This letter from Secretary Chu directs Associate Deputy Secretary Mel Williams to take action on the following issues: Dialogue and Feedback Recruitment and Hiring Retention, Development, and Promotions Commitment and Understanding Performance and Accountability

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Secretary Chu's Diversity Action Letter | Department of Energy  

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

Secretary Chu's Diversity Action Letter Secretary Chu's Diversity Action Letter Secretary Chu's Diversity Action Letter In July 2011, the Office of Diversity Programs concluded a comprehensive review of DOE's workforce diversity and inclusion policies and programs. The findings from this analysis, which have been shared with DOE senior management, indicate that we can do more to create a culture that values diversity, which in turn will make the Department an employer of choice and enhance our mission effectiveness. Read more about these efforts here. This letter from Secretary Chu directs Associate Deputy Secretary Mel Williams to take action on the following issues: Dialogue and Feedback Recruitment and Hiring Retention, Development, and Promotions Commitment and Understanding Performance and Accountability

293

Glycoside hydrolases: Catalytic base/nucleophile diversity  

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Glycoside Glycoside Hydrolases: Catalytic Base/Nucleophile Diversity Thu V. Vuong, David B. Wilson Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, 458 Biotechnology Building, Ithaca, New York 14850; telephone: 607-255-5706; fax: 607-255-2428; e-mail: dbw3@cornell.edu Received 1 April 2010; revision received 27 May 2010; accepted 2 June 2010 Published online 15 June 2010 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI 10.1002/bit.22838 ABSTRACT: Recent studies have shown that a number of glycoside hydrolase families do not follow the classical catalytic mechanisms, as they lack a typical catalytic base/ nucleophile. A variety of mechanisms are used to replace this function, including substrate-assisted catalysis, a network of several residues, and the use of non-carboxylate residues or exogenous nucleophiles. Removal of the catalytic base/ nucleophile

294

Population-split genetic algorithm for retrieval of ultrafast laser parameters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Authors modify the traditional or standard genetic algorithm by splitting the initial population. This crucial step is an imitation of sexual and asexual reproduction mechanism in the life cycle of many plants or animals. Asexual reproduction shall happen ... Keywords: frequency resolved optical gating, genetic algorithm, pulse retrieving, ultrafast lasers

S. F. Shu; C. L. Pan; C. T. Sun

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Estimated population near uranium tailings  

SciTech Connect

Population studies, which took place during the months of April, May, and June 1983, were performed for 27 active and 25 inactive mill sites. For each mill site, a table showing population by radius (1/2, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 km) in 16 compass directions was generated. 22 references, 6 tables.

Bloomster, C.H.; Brown, D.R.; Bruno, G.A.; Craig, S.N.; Dirks, J.A.; Griffin, E.A.; Reis, J.W.; Young, J.K.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Lakes: Drainage: Diversion: Application (Nebraska) | Department of  

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Lakes: Drainage: Diversion: Application (Nebraska) Lakes: Drainage: Diversion: Application (Nebraska) Natural Lakes: Drainage: Diversion: Application (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 Program Info State Nebraska Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Natural Resources This section provides limitations on water withdrawals and diversions from natural lakes. Any such activity requires a permit from the Department of Natural Resources

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Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2012 - 2015 | Department of Energy  

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Strategic Plan 2012 - 2015 Strategic Plan 2012 - 2015 Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2012 - 2015 Our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan is designed to create a culture which values trust and human dignity and provides the opportunity for personal development and self- fulfillment in the attainment of DOE's mission and goals. The 2012- 2015 strategic plan has three essential pillars - mission focus, accountability, and continual learning. It also: Creates a universal definition of diversity and inclusion. Designs strategic outreach and recruitment initiatives to reach all segments of society. Creates an internal DOE-wide Diversity and Inclusion Council to monitor progress and support employee engagement. Promotes effective communication with employees and stakeholders to

298

Effects of interactive scale-dependent variables on beetle diversity ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Patch size ¡ Path analysis ¡ Remote sensing ¡. Species diversity ¡ Tenebrionidae. Introduction. The number of species at a given location is affected by several ...

299

Abatement of wetland loss in Louisiana through diversions of ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Get this from a library! Abatement of wetland loss in Louisiana through diversions of Mississippi River water using siphons. [David W Roberts; ...

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Global diversity of sponges (Porifera: Spongillina) in freshwater  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

diversity, at the scale of zoogeographic regions, is recorded from the Neotropical (65 species), Palae- arctic (59 species), and Afrotropical regions (49 species).

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301

Equal Opportunity & Diversity Office WH15 MS117  

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Equal Opportunity & Diversity Office WH15 MS117 Questions & to Volunteer: Samantha Poeppelman x3933 Barb Hehner x 2986 Sandra Charles x 4574 Wednesday & Thursday, November 13 & 14,...

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in...

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Office of Economic Impact and Diversity | Department of Energy  

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Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Women @ Energy features the stories, tips, and ideas of STEM employees who are making a difference at the Energy Department. Read about...

304

JOM Examines Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jun 25, 2013 ... The main article of the package offers interviews with authors of recent studies on diversity trends in materials science and engineering (MSE), ...

305

Mentoring to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math  

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

Mentoring is particularly suited in STEM to help with diversity because STEM is a social networking activity. The Department provides mentoring through programs at colleges/Universities, research...

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Diversity and Inclusion Related Documents | Department of Energy  

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outreach, retention, and education. Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel Management. This document, required by Executive Order...

307

Comparative genomics reveals diversity among xanthomonads infecting tomato and pepper  

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Potnis et al. : Comparative genomics reveals diversity amongtomato and pepper. BMC Genomics Submit your next manuscriptpv. syringae Potnis et al. BMC Genomics 2011, 12:146 http://

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Diversity Strategies for Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems  

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This report presents the technical basis for establishing acceptable mitigating strategies that resolve diversity and defense-in-depth (D3) assessment findings and conform to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements. The research approach employed to establish appropriate diversity strategies involves investigation of available documentation on D3 methods and experience from nuclear power and nonnuclear industries, capture of expert knowledge and lessons learned, determination of best practices, and assessment of the nature of common-cause failures (CCFs) and compensating diversity attributes. The research described in this report does not provide guidance on how to determine the need for diversity in a safety system to mitigate the consequences of potential CCFs. Rather, the scope of this report provides guidance to the staff and nuclear industry after a licensee or applicant has performed a D3 assessment per NUREG/CR-6303 and determined that diversity in a safety system is needed for mitigating the consequences of potential CCFs identified in the evaluation of the safety system design features. Succinctly, the purpose of the research described in this report was to answer the question, 'If diversity is required in a safety system to mitigate the consequences of potential CCFs, how much diversity is enough?' The principal results of this research effort have identified and developed diversity strategies, which consist of combinations of diversity attributes and their associated criteria. Technology, which corresponds to design diversity, is chosen as the principal system characteristic by which diversity criteria are grouped to form strategies. The rationale for this classification framework involves consideration of the profound impact that technology-focused design diversity provides. Consequently, the diversity usage classification scheme involves three families of strategies: (1) different technologies, (2) different approaches within the same technology, and (3) different architectures within the same technology. Using this convention, the first diversity usage family, designated Strategy A, is characterized by fundamentally diverse technologies. Strategy A at the system or platform level is illustrated by the example of analog and digital implementations. The second diversity usage family, designated Strategy B, is achieved through the use of distinctly different technologies. Strategy B can be described in terms of different digital technologies, such as the distinct approaches represented by general-purpose microprocessors and field-programmable gate arrays. The third diversity usage family, designated Strategy C, involves the use of variations within a technology. An example of Strategy C involves different digital architectures within the same technology, such as that provided by different microprocessors (e.g., Pentium and Power PC). The grouping of diversity criteria combinations according to Strategies A, B, and C establishes baseline diversity usage and facilitates a systematic organization of strategic approaches for coping with CCF vulnerabilities. Effectively, these baseline sets of diversity criteria constitute appropriate CCF mitigating strategies for digital safety systems. The strategies represent guidance on acceptable diversity usage and can be applied directly to ensure that CCF vulnerabilities identified through a D3 assessment have been adequately resolved. Additionally, a framework has been generated for capturing practices regarding diversity usage and a tool has been developed for the systematic assessment of the comparative effect of proposed diversity strategies (see Appendix A).

Wood, Richard Thomas [ORNL; Belles, Randy [ORNL; Cetiner, Mustafa Sacit [ORNL; Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL; Korsah, Kofi [ORNL; Loebl, Andy [ORNL; Mays, Gary T [ORNL; Muhlheim, Michael David [ORNL; Mullens, James Allen [ORNL; Poore III, Willis P [ORNL; Qualls, A L [ORNL; Wilson, Thomas L [ORNL; Waterman, Michael E. [U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Animation programming: an alternative approach to CS1  

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The current problem faced by many computing departments is that only those already self-selected into computing sign up for "CS121 Programming and Problem Solving I", or the similarly named and presented first course. An Animation Programming course ... Keywords: animation, computer science curriculum, object oriented

Louise Moses

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Effective Use of Procedural Shaders in Animated Scenes  

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Complex procedural shaders are commonly used to enrich the appearance of high-quality computer animations. In traditional rendering architectures the shading computation is performed independently for each animation frame which leads to significant costs. In this paper we propose an approach which eliminates redundant computation between subsequent frames by exploiting temporal coherence in shading. The shading

Polina Kondratieva; Vlastimil Havran; Hans-Peter Seidel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

A terrestrial animal-borne video system for large mammals  

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Animal-borne video and environmental data collection systems (AVEDs) are integrated sensor systems that collect video from the animal's perspective and combine it with data from other sensors, including audio, location, temperature, acceleration, and ... Keywords: AVED, Telemetry, Video, White-tailed deer, Wildlife

Remington J. Moll; Joshua J. Millspaugh; Jeff Beringer; Joel Sartwell; Zhihai He; Jay A. Eggert; Xiwen Zhao

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Occupational Health and Safety Program Laboratory Animal Resources  

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Occupational Health and Safety Program Laboratory Animal Resources Binghamton University State University of New York P.O. Box 6000 Health Services, IN-204 (607) 777-4610, Fax: (607) 777-2881 Health is strictly for the use of the Occupational Health and Safety Program for Laboratory Animal Resources and may

Suzuki, Masatsugu

313

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Billings Hospital - Small Animal  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Billings Hospital - Small Animal Billings Hospital - Small Animal Facility - University of Chicago - IL 01 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Billings Hospital, Small Animal Facility, University of Chicago (IL 01) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP due to limited scope of activities and 15 day half-life of P-32 Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: Small Animal Facility, U. of Chicago IL.01-1 Location: University of Chicago , Chicago , Illinois IL.01-1 Evaluation Year: 1979 IL.01-1 Site Operations: Nature of operations is not clear. Portions of Billings Hospital were reported to have been used as an animal research facility. IL.01-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated IL.01-1 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Phosphorus - 32 IL.01-1

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The significant human-animal bond: Pets with cancer  

SciTech Connect

Veterinarians have responsibilities to both the animal and its owner. In the past several years there has been an increased awareness and concern about human-animal bonds. As a result, we have begun to appreciate the nature, strength, and significance of bonds that develop between humans and companion animals. It is typical for a pet to be perceived as and treated as a member of the family and as a result, animals provide special and beneficial relationships for many years. It is partly because of this role of the pet in promoting human health and happiness that we as veterinarians have an obligation to assist both owner and animal. The mark of the good practitioner concerns not only the ability to diagnose and treat accurately, but also the ability to show understanding and compassionate judgement.

Weller, R.E.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Diatom Genome Helps Explain Their Great Diversity and Success in Trapping  

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5, 2008 5, 2008 Diatom Genome Helps Explain Their Great Diversity and Success in Trapping Excess Carbon in Oceans WALNUT CREEK, CA-Diatoms, mighty microscopic algae, have profound influence on climate, producing 20 percent of the oxygen we breathe by capturing atmospheric carbon and in so doing, countering the greenhouse effect. Since their evolutionary origins these photosynthetic wonders have come to acquire advantageous genes from bacterial, animal and plant ancestors enabling them to thrive in today's oceans. These findings, based on the analysis of the latest sequenced diatom genome, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, are published in 15 October edition of the journal Nature by an international team of researchers led by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) and the Ecole Normale Supérieure of

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Medical Records for Animals Used in Research, Teaching, and Testing: Public Statement from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine  

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Medical Records for Animals Used in Research, Teaching, and Testing: Public Statement from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine ACLAM Medical Records Committee: Karl Field (Chair), Michele. Suckow Abstract Medical records are considered to be a key element of a program of adequate veterinary

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Diversity Plan Report Template | 20102012 Name of School/Unit:_____________________________________  

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18 Diversity Plan Report Template | 2010­2012 Name of School/Unit:___________________________ Part I: 2010­2012 Plan Unit/School Report Please respond to the following questions in reference to your unit/school's diversity priorities for the next two academic years (2010-2012). a. Which

Queitsch, Christine

318

Oklahoma Book Award Lizards, Windows to the Evolution of Diversity  

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Oklahoma Book Award Lizards, Windows to the Evolution of Diversity March 14, 2004 Literary Book with the prestigious Oklahoma Book Award for "Lizards, Windows to the Evolution of Diversity", a comprehensive-Purdue University "This book is the first to provide a comprehensive introduction to the diver- sity of liz- ards

Pianka, Eric R.

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FROM WASTE TO WORTH: THE ROLE OF WASTE DIVERSION IN  

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FROM WASTE TO WORTH: THE ROLE OF WASTE DIVERSION IN THE GREEN ECONOMY Submission to the Ministry of the Environment Regarding the Minister's Report on the Waste Diversion Act 2002 Review Submitted by: Submitted to of the Environment 10 Rambert Crescent Integrated Environmental Policy Division Toronto, Ontario M6S 1E6 Waste

Columbia University

320

COTS diversity based intrusion detection and application to web servers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is commonly accepted that intrusion detection systems (IDS) are required to compensate for the insufficient security mechanisms that are available on computer systems and networks. However, the anomaly-based IDSes that have been proposed in the recent ... Keywords: COTS diversity, anomaly detection, design diversity, intrusion detection

Eric Totel; Frédéric Majorczyk; Ludovic Mé

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity | Department of Energy  

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

Statement on Workforce Diversity Statement on Workforce Diversity Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity October 3, 2011 - 4:54pm Addthis Secretary Chu speaks with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory employees. | Energy Image Secretary Chu speaks with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory employees. | Energy Image Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy On August 18, 2011, President Obama issued an Executive Order, "Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce," directing Federal agencies to develop strategic plans to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce. It calls for the Office of Personnel Management, along with the Office of Management and Budget and the Equal Employment Opportunity

322

Building a Diverse Workforce From the Next Generation of Leaders |  

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

Diverse Workforce From the Next Generation of Leaders Diverse Workforce From the Next Generation of Leaders Building a Diverse Workforce From the Next Generation of Leaders March 8, 2011 - 2:17pm Addthis Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director Tasked with advancing groundbreaking science, cleaning up our Cold War legacy and building a clean and efficient energy future for our Nation, each day at the Department of Energy is an exciting one - filled with new challenges and unique opportunities. Rising to these challenges not only requires hard work but a diverse range of experience and talents throughout our staff from the leadership team to the interns. One of the ways we're seeking to promote that diversity is through our Minority Educational Institutions Student Partnership Program, commonly known by its acronym, MEISSP. MEISPP offers talented undergraduate and

323

Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity | Department of Energy  

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Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity Secretary Chu's Statement on Workforce Diversity October 3, 2011 - 4:54pm Addthis Secretary Chu speaks with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory employees. | Energy Image Secretary Chu speaks with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory employees. | Energy Image Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy On August 18, 2011, President Obama issued an Executive Order, "Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce," directing Federal agencies to develop strategic plans to recruit and retain a more diverse workforce. It calls for the Office of Personnel Management, along with the Office of Management and Budget and the Equal Employment Opportunity

324

Corn fiber hulls as a food additive or animal feed  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention provides a novel animal feed or food additive that may be made from thermochemically hydrolyzed, solvent-extracted corn fiber hulls. The animal feed or food additive may be made, for instance, by thermochemically treating corn fiber hulls to hydrolyze and solubilize the hemicellulose and starch present in the corn fiber hulls to oligosaccharides. The residue may be extracted with a solvent to separate the oil from the corn fiber, leaving a solid residue that may be prepared, for instance by aggolmerating, and sold as a food additive or an animal feed.

Abbas, Charles (Champaign, IL); Beery, Kyle E. (Decatur, IN); Cecava, Michael J. (Decatur, IN); Doane, Perry H. (Decatur, IN)

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Education: Digital Resource Center - VISUALS: Animation of the ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 25, 2007 ... This animation of the effect of temperature on conductivity of an n-type semiconductor shows side-by-side diagrams of the band diagram, the ...

326

Constraint-based animation: temporal constraints in the Animus systems  

SciTech Connect

Algorithm animation has a growing role in computer-aided algorithm design documentation and debugging, since interactive graphics is a richer channel than text for communication. Most animation is currently done laboriously by hand, and it often has the character of canned demonstrations with restricted user interaction. Animus is a system that allows easy construction of an animation with minimal concern for lower-level graphics programming. Constraints are used to describe the appearance and structure of a picture as well as how those pictures evolve in time. The implementation and support of temporal constraints is a substantive extension to previous constraint languages which had only allowed specification of static state. Use of the Animus system is demonstrated in the creation of animations of dynamic mechanical and electrical-circuit simulations, sorting algorithms, problems in operating systems, and geometric curve-drawing algorithms.

Duisberg, R.A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Automated Video Analysis of Animal Movements Using Gabor Orientation Filters  

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a Single frame from a video clip, after de-interlacing.median of all frames in the video sequence. c The output of010-9062-1 Automated Video Analysis of Animal Movements

Wagenaar, Daniel A.; Kristan, Wiliam B.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Soft body animation in real-time simulations  

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This thesis presents a novel approach for creating deformable object animations. A deformable object can be represented as a discrete lattice of particles, and transforming those particles defines a new state for the ...

Sullivan, Mark A., III

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Surf's up: the making of an animated documentary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The CG animated documentary Surf's Up called for unique production techniques to be leveraged throughout the creation of the film. This half day course presents an in-depth look at several of the key aspects of the production: • Integration ...

Rob Bredow; David Schaub; Daniel Kramer; Matthew Hausman; Danny Dimian; R. Stirling Duguid

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Low Dose Radiation Research Program: Are Animals Heterozygous...  

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lymphocytes from animals of known genotypes. Radiation-induced foci occur in a time and dose dependent manner in the nuclei of normal cells, NBS cells on the other hand, do not...

331

Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (North Dakota) | Department of  

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

Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (North Dakota) Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (North Dakota) Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (North Dakota) < 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 Water Buying & Making Electricity Home Weatherization Program Info State North Dakota Program Type Siting and Permitting The Garrison Conservancy District is a state agency established to provide for land irrigation, to establish and restore depleted lakes and stabilize

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Criteria and Conditions for Authorizing Withdrawal, Diversion, and Storage  

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

Criteria and Conditions for Authorizing Withdrawal, Diversion, and Criteria and Conditions for Authorizing Withdrawal, Diversion, and Storage of Water (Iowa) Criteria and Conditions for Authorizing Withdrawal, Diversion, and Storage of Water (Iowa) < 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 Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Program Info State Iowa Program Type Environmental Regulations

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Water Diversion and Appropriation (Minnesota) | Department of Energy  

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Diversion and Appropriation (Minnesota) Diversion and Appropriation (Minnesota) Water Diversion and Appropriation (Minnesota) < 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 Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Siting and Permitting The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources is responsible for administering the use, allocation, and control of waters in the state, as well as the establishment, maintenance, and control of lake levels and

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Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut) | Department of Energy  

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Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut) Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut) Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut) < 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 Water Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Department of Energy and Environmental Protection This section describes regulations and permit requirements for projects or

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Diverse Power - Energy Efficient Existing Homes Rebate Program (Georgia) |  

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Existing Homes Rebate Program Existing Homes Rebate Program (Georgia) Diverse Power - Energy Efficient Existing Homes Rebate Program (Georgia) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Heating Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Georgia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Electric Heat Pump: $100/system Gas to Electric Heat Pump Switch: $300 Dual Fuel Heat Pump: $250/system Geothermal Heat Pump: $250/ton Electric Water Heaters: $75 - $150/unit Gas to Electric Water Heater Switch: $300 - $500 Waste Heat Recovery Unit: $250/house Provider Diverse Power Diverse Power is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric

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ON THE MOVE! The New Jersey Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health and Animal Health Di-  

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Public Health, Environmental, and Agricultural Laboratories (NJPHEAL) facility, located in Ewing, New residues. All Division Staff will now be located at the NJPHEAL. The Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory provides diagnostic services to support disease control programs, health management, and productivity

Delgado, Mauricio

337

For Immediate Release --Thursday, March 7, 2013 U of L celebrates Respect and Diversity Awareness Week  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Faculty Association's Gender, Equity and Diversity Caucus, the week runs Mar. 11 to diversity, gender, equity, and inclusion. Moderator: Sandra Cowan The library with diverse disabilities. Packed with humour and raw energy, this film follows

Morris, Joy

338

Predator diversity strengthens trophic cascades in kelp forests by modifying herbivore behaviour  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Canuel, E.A. (2003). Grazer diversity effects on ecosystemEcosystem consequences of diversity depend on food chainweb complexity and species diversity. Am. Nat. , 100, 65–76.

Byrnes, J; Stachowicz, J J; Hultgren, K M; Hughes, A R; Olyarnik, S V; Thornber, C S

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Diversity Results for DSTC-ICRec and DSTC Joint-user ML decoding  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

normalized receive SNR for diversity gain calcula- tion,”ciency. Further, we provide diversity gain analysis for theML decoding in (4). The diversity analysis for multi-user

Li, Liangbin; Jing, Yindi; Jafarkhani, Hamid

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Diversity and function from the ground up : Microbial mediation of wetland plant structure and ecosystem function via nitrogen fixation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

modifications of microbial diversity and activity in coastalbox of soil microbial diversity. Appl. Soil Ecol. 13: 109-box of soil microbial diversity. Applied Soil Ecology 13:

Moseman, Serena M

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Diversity and function from the ground up : microbial mediation of wetland plant structure and ecosystem function via nitrogen fixation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

modifications of microbial diversity and activity in coastalbox of soil microbial diversity. Appl. Soil Ecol. 13: 109-box of soil microbial diversity. Applied Soil Ecology 13:

Moseman, Serena Maria

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Workforce Diversity in Manufacturing Companies and Organizational Performance: The Role of Status-Relatedness and Internal Processes  

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L. , & Hoobler, J. M. 2010. The diversity education dilemma:impact of aging and age diversity on company performance,Organizational Workforce Diversity Bunderson, J. S. 2003.

Sung, Sun Young; Choi, Jin Nam

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Intelligent antenna sharing in cooperative diversity wireless networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cooperative diversity has been recently proposed as a way to form virtual antenna arrays that provide dramatic gains in slow fading wireless environments. However, most of the proposed solutions require simultaneous relay ...

Bletsas, Aggelos Anastasiou, 1975-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity  

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Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Given two samples of sequences the program performs a t-test to see whether the two mean genetic distances are significantly different. September 24, 2013 software Given two samples of sequences, for which the user provides an input file with corresponding genetic distances (pairwise), the program performs a t-test to see whether the two mean genetic distances are significantly different. Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Two Sample T-Test for Comparing Genetic Sequence Diversity Given two samples of sequences, for which the user provides an input file with corresponding genetic distances (pairwise), the program performs a

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Diverse Chemiresistors Based upon Covalently Modified Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A diverse array of multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) sensory materials have been synthesized and used to create sensors capable of identifying volatile organic compounds (VOCs) on the basis of their functional groups. ...

Swager, Timothy Manning

346

Market Structure, Organizational Structure, and R&D Diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dependence of total number of R&D projects on the number ofL. and Carl Shapiro (1987), "R&D Rivalry with Licensing andOrganizational Structure, and R&D Diversity Joseph Farrell

Farrell, Joseph; Gilbert, Richard J.; Katz, Michael L.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Full Rate Collaborative Diversity Scheme for Multiple Access Fading Channels  

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User cooperation is a well-known approach to achieve diversity without multiple antennas, however at the cost of inevitable loss of rate mostly due to the need of additional channels for relaying. A new collaborative diversity scheme is proposed here for multiple access fading channels to attain full rate with near maximum diversity. This is achieved by allowing two users and their corresponding relays to transmit/forward data on the same channel by exploiting unique spatial-signatures of their fading channels. The base-station jointly detects the co-channel users' data using maximum-likelihood search algorithm over small set of possible data combinations. Full data rate with significant diversity gain near to two-antenna Alamouti scheme is shown.

Shakya, Indu; Stipidis, Elias

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

HACC: extreme scaling and performance across diverse architectures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Supercomputing is evolving towards hybrid and accelerator-based architectures with millions of cores. The HACC (Hardware/Hybrid Accelerated Cosmology Code) framework exploits this diverse landscape at the largest scales of problem size, obtaining high ...

Salman Habib, Vitali Morozov, Nicholas Frontiere, Hal Finkel, Adrian Pope, Katrin Heitmann

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Student Pages: RFP-Large-Scale Diversion of Water  

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

Supplying Our Water Needs H2O Request For Proposal Large Scale Diversion of Water U.S. Army Corp of Engineers-Chicago District online Be sure to submit the online sign-off each...

350

Structure, function and diversity of the healthy human microbiome  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Studies of the human microbiome have revealed that even healthy individuals differ remarkably in the microbes that occupy habitats such as the gut, skin and vagina. Much of this diversity remains unexplained, although diet, ...

Alm, Eric J.

351

Abatement of wetland loss in Louisiana through diversions of ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Abatement of wetland loss in Louisiana through diversions of Mississippi River water using siphons (SuDoc I 19.76:92-274) [U.S. Geological Survey] on ...

352

Diversity with practical channel estimation in arbitrary fading environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis presents a framework for evaluating the bit error probability of Nd-branch diversity combining in the presence of non-ideal channel estimates. The estimator structure is based on the maximum likelihood (ML) ...

Gifford, Wesley M. (Wesley Michael), 1979-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

ARM - Field Campaign - M-PACE - Polarization Diversity Lidar...  

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- Polarization Diversity Lidar (PDL) Campaign Links M-PACE Website Comments? We would love to hear from you Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign :...

354

Diversity, Social Goods Provision, and Performance in the Firm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The last decade has seen a growing interest among economists on the effect of diversity on the provision of social goods and the stock of social capital. Indeed, in the workplace, cooperation, trust, and other social goods ...

Ellison, Sara

2010-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

355

Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM...  

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

Last week, I hosted a panel of science, technology and innovation experts for a live Google+ Hangout on increasing diversity in STEM education and the workforce. To discuss what...

356

Mobile radio slotted ALOHA with capture and diversity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the slotted ALOHA protocol in a mobile radio environment, in the presence of Ricean fading, two-fold antenna diversity and multiple reception capability, is considered. The capture probabilities and the average throughput are computed, ...

Michele Zorzi

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Genetic diversity and its consequences for light adaptation in Prochlorococcus  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

When different cells thrive across diverse environments, their genetic differences can reveal what genes are essential to survival in a particular environment. Prochlorococcus, a cyanobacterium that dominates the open ...

Kettler, Gregory C. (Gregory Carl)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Integrating Suburban Schools: How to Benefit from Growing Diversity and Avoid Segregation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Safety in Urban Middle Schools, (17) 393-400, Journal ofs Strategy to Maintain School Diversity. UCLA: The Civilstrate- gy-to-maintain-school-diversity/ Frankenberg, E. &

Tefera, Adai; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Chirichigno, Gina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

ORISE News: ORISE Named a 2009 Best Diversity Company by Readers...  

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Publications Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education ORISE Named a 2009 Best Diversity Company by Readers of DiversityCareers Magazine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 18, 2009...

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The First TMS Summit on Creating and Sustaining Diversity in the ...  

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Association for Women in Science. Society of Women Engineers. Diversity ... and creativity – but this diversity is often untapped relative to professionals in the ...

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at diversity@hq.doe.gov to let us know about other upcoming events. To learn more about the Department's diversity initiatives, visit this page. December 2012 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 « Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 11:45AM to 6:45PM EST » 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 « Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 11:45AM to 6:45PM EST » 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 « Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 11:45AM to 6:45PM EST » 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 « Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 11:45AM to 6:45PM EST » 23 24

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at diversity@hq.doe.gov to let us know about other upcoming events. To learn more about the Department's diversity initiatives, visit this page. June 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 LGBT Pride Month 3:30PM to 5:30PM EDT » National Caribbean American Heritage Month 3:30PM to 5:00PM EDT » Black Music Month 3:30PM to 5:30PM EDT » 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 « LGBT Pride Month 3:30PM to 5:30PM EDT » « National Caribbean American Heritage Month 3:30PM to 5:00PM EDT » « Black Music Month 3:30PM to 5:30PM EDT

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at diversity@hq.doe.gov to let us know about other upcoming events. To learn more about the Department's diversity initiatives, visit this page. December 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Universal Human Rights Month 4:15PM to 3:15PM EST » 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 « Universal Human Rights Month 4:15PM to 3:15PM EST » Human Rights Day 4:15PM EST 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 « Universal Human Rights Month 4:15PM to 3:15PM EST » 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 « Universal Human Rights Month 4:15PM to 3:15PM EST

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar Training, networking, and career-building conferences like the ones below are valuable ways to engage in diversity issues. Learn about upcoming events on the calendar below, and contact us at diversity@hq.doe.gov to let us know about other upcoming events. To learn more about the Department's diversity initiatives, visit this page. August 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 « American Veterans 69th Annual National Convention 3:30PM to 4:30PM EDT » 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 « American Veterans 69th Annual National Convention 3:30PM to 4:30PM EDT 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 International Youth Day 3:30PM EDT 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Women's Equality Day 3:30PM EDT International Association of Latino Public Administration Executives Executive Leadership Forum 3:30PM to 4:45PM EDT

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Diversity in U.S. Medical Schools: Revitalizing Efforts to Increase Diversity in a Changing Context, 1960s-2000s  

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5. Admissions to Medical Schools, 1977, p. 24. AssociationDiversity in U.S. Medical Schools. N Engl J Med. 1994; 331(Medical Colleges. Medical Schools. Available at: http://

Lee, Philip R.; Franks, Patricia E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journey to the East : the re(make) of Chinese animation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis attempts to look at how Chinese animation cinema has evolved over the years and how the Chinese nation is being constructed and contested through animation filmic texts and animation filmmaking practices as ...

Huang, He, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Joint Genome Institute: Genome of Simplest Animal Reveals Ancient  

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21, 2008 21, 2008 Genome of Simplest Animal Reveals Ancient Lineage, Confounding Array of Complex Capabilities WALNUT CREEK, CA-As Aesop said, appearances are deceiving-even in life's tiniest critters. From first detection in the 1880s, clinging to the sides of an aquarium, to its recent characterization by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a simple and primitive animal, Trichoplax adhaerens, appears to harbor a far more complex suite of capabilities than meets the eye. The findings, reported in the August 21 online edition of the journal Nature, establish a group of organisms as a branching point of animal evolution and identify sets of genes, or a "parts list," employed by organisms that have evolved along particular branches.

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DOE Permitting Hydrogen Facilities: Animation of a Telecommunications Site  

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Animation of a Telecommunications Site Example Layout Animation of a Telecommunications Site Example Layout The animation below provides an example of a telecommunications site layout that uses hydrogen fuel cells for backup power along with some of the codes and standards that apply to such a site. Roll over each of the colored bars below to reveal individual setback requirements, which identify the mandatory separation distances of the site's various components, or select the "Go to Setback Details" button for a chart that summarizes these requirements as defined by the 2006 International Fire Code. Select the "Construction Approval" button for a detailed list of codes and standards related to the construction of a site, or select the "Operation Approval" button for codes and standards related to ongoing operation and

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Health Effects of CO2 in Animals of Economic Importance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The impetus for this project is the possible development of large-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, transport, and storage (CT&S) sites that have the potential to release CO2 into the environment and cause adverse health effects. The purpose of this project is to obtain information from the scientific literature on the effects of CO2 exposure in animals of economic importance. This report, along with previously documented information on the effects of CO2 in humans and selected animals, primarily labor...

2007-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward evidence-based interventions for diverse populations: The San Francisco General Hospital prevention and treatment manuals  

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similar settings. The SFGH manuals are available at http://S.A. , & Gúzman, J. (1986). Manual de terapia de grupo paraApproach [Participant Manual]. Retrieved September 26, 2004,

Muñoz, Ricardo F; Mendelson, Tamar

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International radiobiology archives of long-term animal studies. I. Descriptions of participating institutions and studies  

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This document describes archived radiobiology animal studies. Information is presented on experimental details, pathology, radioactivity, results, dosimetry, status, and animal type employed.

Gerber, G.B.; Watson, C.R.; Sugahara, T.; Okada, S.

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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24 Animal, Vegetable, Mineral Did you read chapter 24  

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Chicken Fat & Marbling in Meat Solid Fat Shortening (Crisco) Solid Fat Butter Solid Fat Margarine Liquid CHEMISTRY Atomic-Level Structure of Complex Materials Determines Properties Animals & Vegetables Fats: Margarine and Olive oil Fats and oils at room temperature ­ What observations can we make? Butter Easy

Hart, Gus

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Interactive painterly stylization of images, videos and 3D animations  

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We introduce a real-time system that converts images, video, or 3D animation sequences to artistic renderings in various painterly styles. The algorithm, which is entirely executed on the GPU, can efficiently process 512 resolution frames containing ... Keywords: GPU processing, non-photorealistic rendering, painterly rendering, particle systems, video processing

Jingwan Lu; Pedro V. Sander; Adam Finkelstein

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling facial expression of uncertainty in conversational animation  

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Building animated conversational agents requires developing a fine-grained analysis of the motions and meanings available to interlocutors in face-to-face conversation and implementing strategies for using these motions and meanings to communicate effectively. ... Keywords: embodied conversational agents, face-to-face conversation, facial displays, uncertainty

Matthew Stone; Insuk Oh

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Self-protecting transistor oscillator for treating animal tissues  

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A transistor oscillator circuit wherein the load current applied to animal tissue treatment electrodes is fed back to the transistor. Removal of load is sensed to automatically remove feedback and stop oscillations. A thermistor on one treatment electrode senses temperature, and by means of a control circuit controls oscillator transistor current.

Doss, James D. (Los Alamos, NM)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Providing signed content on the Internet by synthesized animation  

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Written information is often of limited accessibility to deaf people who use sign language. The eSign project was undertaken as a response to the need for technologies enabling efficient production and distribution over the Internet of sign language ... Keywords: Animation, HamNoSys, SiGML, avatar, deaf accessibility, scripting, sign language, virtual reality

J. R. Kennaway; J. R. W. Glauert; I. Zwitserlood

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extended abstract a field computer for animal trackers  

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The field computer system has been developed to gather complex data on amimal behaviour that is observed by expert animal trackers. The system is location aware using the satellite Global Positioning Sytem. The system has been designed to empower semi-literate ... Keywords: context aware, cybertracker, empowerment, location aware, user interface

Edwin H. Blake

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PINOKY: a ring that animates your plush toys  

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PINOKY is a wireless ring-like device that can be externally attached to any plush toy as an accessory that animates the toy by moving its limbs. A user is thus able to instantly convert any plush toy into a soft robot. The user can control the toy remotely ... Keywords: interactive plush toy, robots, tangible user interface, ubiquitous computing

Yuta Sugiura; Calista Lee; Masayasu Ogata; Anusha Withana; Yasutoshi Makino; Daisuke Sakamoto; Masahiko Inami; Takeo Igarashi

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interpreting the visual and cinematic style of Japanese anime using three-dimensional computer graphics  

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Due to the international popularity of Japanese anime and its recognition as a cinematic art form, creative professionals in the animation industry are impressed with not only the complexity and artistic fluidity of the animation style but also the variety of narrative themes. As an acceptable alternative to live action films, Japanese directors and animators have more liberty with narrative themes and explicit imagery in anime than their western counterparts, and anime is attracting a variety of audiences ranging from young children to adults. As a stylistic form of animation with a distinct line art style, anime is traditionally produced by hand. With the development of non-photorealistic rendering techniques such as toon shading, three-dimensional computer graphics are used in anime production, though with limited application. This thesis attempts to interpret the visual and cinematic style of anime entirely within a three-dimensional digital environment through character design, modeling, character animation, cinematography, and non-photorealistic rendering.

Mistry, Pradeep Champaklal

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Environmental Contaminants on Mating Dynamics and Population Viability in a Sex-Role-Reversed Pipefish  

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Understanding how anthropogenic activity impacts the health and viability of wildlife populations is one of the most important tasks of environmental biology. A key concern related to bi-products of human activity is the accumulation of environmental pollutants within aquatic environments. Pollutants such as endocrine disruptors and heavy metals have the potential to impact both human and wildlife populations in contaminated areas. While much research has focused on how these compounds impact natural selection processes, such as viability and reproduction, their effect on sexual selection processes is not as clear. The goal of this dissertation was to address how environmental contaminants impact sexual selection processes in a sex-role reversed pipefish and evaluate how these effects may impact long-term population viability. Here we show that short periods of exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of a synthetic estrogen result in male pipefish with female-like secondary sexual traits. While these males are capable of reproduction, exposed males are discriminated against by females in mate choice tests. In natural populations, this type of discrimination could reduce male mating opportunities, potentially reducing their reproductive success. In an additional component of this dissertation, it was discovered that pipefish populations around Mobile Bay, specifically Weeks Bay, are currently being exposed to significantly elevated levels of mercury. These populations are genetically distinct from coastal populations but moderate levels of gene flow occur among sites, and gene flow between contaminated and non-contaminated population may be influencing how environmental contaminants are impacting genetic diversity and population viability. In the case of endocrine disruptors, migration between contaminated and non-contaminated sites may negatively impact population viability. Morphological traits induced with exposure to contaminants may be maintained for extended periods of time, therefore, the effect the exposed phenotype has on mating dynamics and sexual selection could be carried to non-contaminated sites if exposed individuals move to new populations. On the other hand, immigration of individuals from non-contaminated sites into contaminated areas may help maintain genetic diversity within exposed populations. In conclusion, the work presented in this dissertation shows that the presence of environmental toxins can significantly impact sexual selection processes, which in turn can have profound effects on the viability and future evolutionary trajectory of populations. Future work in this area should not only address how these toxins impact individual fitness, but should also address how population structure may be influencing the severity of these compounds on natural populations.

Partridge, Charlyn G.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

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

Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon September 8, 2011 - 12:15pm Addthis Models of the homes that this year's competitors have designed, built, and will operate at the Solar Decathlon. Models of the homes that this year's competitors have designed, built, and will operate at the Solar Decathlon. Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director It's an honor and a privilege to be selected for grueling hours of hard work, including planning, modeling, energy research, and construction - at least, it is when it comes to the Department of Energy's annual Solar Decathlon challenge. Only 20 university-led student teams are invited each year to create an all-solar-powered house from scratch, designing and building a house that will be reassembled amidst the memorials in

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Partnership Provides Weatherization to Diverse Crowd | Department of Energy  

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Partnership Provides Weatherization to Diverse Crowd Partnership Provides Weatherization to Diverse Crowd Partnership Provides Weatherization to Diverse Crowd June 18, 2010 - 1:04pm Addthis What does this mean for me? The Community Energy Challenge has already "created about a half a dozen full time jobs" directly attributed to the Recovery Act. The goal of the program is to improve the energy efficiency of 900 homes and 150 local businesses. Two nonprofits in Whatcom County, Wash. have teamed up on a unique effort to expand weatherization and energy retrofits - under a program called the Community Energy Challenge. The goal of the partnership between Sustainable Connections, which assists businesses in implementing sustainable practices, and nonprofit community action agency, Opportunity Council, is to improve the energy efficiency of

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Diverse Power - Energy Efficient New Construction Rebate Programs |  

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New Construction Rebate Programs New Construction Rebate Programs Diverse Power - Energy Efficient New Construction Rebate Programs < Back Eligibility Construction Installer/Contractor Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Heating Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Georgia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Air Source Heat Pump: $100 or $400/System Dual Fuel Heat Pump: $100 or $300/System Geothermal Heat Pump: $350 or $500/Ton Waste Heat Recovery: $300 or $500/House 40 gal. Electric Water Heater: $100 or $200/Unit 30 gal. Electric Water Heater: $50 or $100/Unit Provider Diverse Power Diverse Power is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric

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Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

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

Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon Supporting Diversity at the Solar Decathlon September 8, 2011 - 12:15pm Addthis Models of the homes that this year's competitors have designed, built, and will operate at the Solar Decathlon. Models of the homes that this year's competitors have designed, built, and will operate at the Solar Decathlon. Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director It's an honor and a privilege to be selected for grueling hours of hard work, including planning, modeling, energy research, and construction - at least, it is when it comes to the Department of Energy's annual Solar Decathlon challenge. Only 20 university-led student teams are invited each year to create an all-solar-powered house from scratch, designing and building a house that will be reassembled amidst the memorials in

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Genetic Diversity of White Tigers and Genetic Factors Related to Coat Color  

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White tigers are greatly cherished by the public, making them valuable to zoos and breeders. Unfortunately, a number of health issues have occasionally surfaced within some of the white tiger population such as neurological and facial defects. There is interest amongst private tiger breeders to determine if these maladies are associated with the coat color or breeding practices, and to find ways to prevent these health issues. The genes involved in producing the white phenotype and the disease phenotype are currently unknown. Furthermore, the relationship between the genes associated with coat color and levels of inbreeding also remain unknown. Microsatellites are a tool frequently used by geneticists and ecologists alike. These segments of highly repeatable DNA mutate frequently and are variable in length. Thus microsatellites can be used to determine heterozygosity within a population by detecting the alleles present at the loci of interest. The amount of heterozygosity within a population can be indicative of the amount of inbreeding present and overall levels of genetic diversity. A panel of twelve microsatellites was used to analyze heterozygosity, thus inferring the levels of genetic diversity present. Among the tigers sampled, estimated heterozygosity was determined to be 0.761 in white tigers and 0.772 in orange tigers. The genes Melanocortin-1-Receptor (MC1R) and Agouti Signaling Protein (ASIP) have been found to affect coat color phenotypes in other species similar to that of the white tiger, making them ideal candidates for this project. These genes work antagonistically to each other in production of melanin. MC1R is responsible for the production of ?-melanocyte stimulating hormone (?-MSH) while ASIP silences this activity. Thus, a loss-of-function associated with MC1R or a gain-of-function associated with ASIP could lead to reduced pigment production. This study continues the initial investigation by focusing on sequencing MC1R. Differences in the nucleotides and amino acids of the sequences were compared through alignment in Sequencher. At this time a causal mutation has not been found within exons 1 and 2 of ASIP or MC1R.

Carney, Sara Elizabeth

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wolbachia diversity in the Porcellionides pruinosus complex of species (Crustacea  

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is a cosmopolitan woodlouse. It is known to exhibit patterns of geographical variation between populations, and has, sibling species. Introduction The cosmopolitan terrestrial isopod Porcellionides ( Metoponorthus

Cordaux, Richard

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Hantavirus testing in small mammal populations of northcentral New Mexico  

SciTech Connect

In 1993, an outbreak of a new strain of hantavirus in the southwestern US indicated that deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) was the primary carrier of the virus. In 1993 and 1994, the Ecological Studies Team (EST) at Los Alamos National Laboratory surveyed small mammal populations in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, primarily for ecological risk assessment (ecorisk) studies. At the request of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the School of Medicine at the University of New Mexico, EST also collected blood samples from captured animals for use in determining seroprevalence of hantavirus in this region due to the recent outbreak of this virus in the four-comers region of the Southwest. The deer mouse was the most commonly captured species during the tripping sessions. Other species sampled included harvest mice (Reithrodontomys megalotis), least chipmunk (Eutamias minimus), long-tailed vole (Microtus longicaudus), Mexican woodrat (Neotoma mexicana), and brush mouse (Peromyscus boylii). The team collected blood samples from tripped animals following CDC`s suggested guidelines. Results of the 1993 and 1994 hantavirus testing identified a total overall seroprevalence of approximately 5.5% and 4.2%, respectively. The highest seroprevalence rates were found in deer mice seri (3--6%), but results on several species were inconclusive; further studies will be necessary, to quantify seroprevalence rates in those species. Seroprevalence rates for Los Alamos County were much lower than elsewhere in the region.

Biggs, J.; Bennett, K.; Foxx, T. [and others

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) Animation and Multimedia Collection  

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The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory is a world-class scientific research facility that began operation in 2000, following 10 years of development and onstruction. Hundreds of physicists from around the world use RHIC to study what the universe may have looked like in the first few moments after its creation. RHIC drives two intersecting beams of gold ions head-on, in a subatomic collision. This library of animations and multimedia includes virtual video tours of the RHIC complex, of the spin configuration, and of experiments; documentaries of the science involved; animations of the various kinds of collisions and reactions; event displays; and even interactive Java games about RHIC and RHIC physics.

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Combining Spatial and Telemetric Features for Learning Animal Movement Models  

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We introduce a new graphical model for tracking radio-tagged animals and learning their movement patterns. The model provides a principled way to combine radio telemetry data with an arbitrary set of userdefined, spatial features. We describe an efficient stochastic gradient algorithm for fitting model parameters to data and demonstrate its effectiveness via asymptotic analysis and synthetic experiments. We also apply our model to real datasets, and show that it outperforms the most popular radio telemetry software package used in ecology. We conclude that integration of different data sources under a single statistical framework, coupled with appropriate parameter and state estimation procedures, produces both accurate location estimates and an interpretable statistical model of animal movement.

Kapicioglu, Berk; Wikelski, Martin; Broderick, Tamara

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTS OF OVERPRESSURES IN GROUP SHELTERS ON ANIMALS AND DUMMIES  

SciTech Connect

S>Relative biological hazards of blast were studied in two types of communal air-raid shelters during Shots 1 and 8. Dogs, restrained within the shelters during detonation, were studied pathologically and clinically for blast injuries. Two anthropometric dummies were test objects for displacement studies utilizing high-speed photography. Physical data included pressure vs time and air-drag determinations. During Shot 1, animals sustained marked blast damages (hemorrhages in lungs and abdominal organs), three dogs were ataxic. and the dummies were rather violently displaced. In Shot 8, however, no significant injuries were found in the animals, and the dummies were minimally displaced. Analysis of the physical data indicated that blast injuries and violent displacements may occur at much lower static overpressures than previously assumed from conventional explosion data. Furthermore, biological damage appeared to be related to the rate of rise of the overpressure and air drag, as well as the maximum overpressure values. (auth)

Roberts, J.E.; White, C.S.; Chiffelle, T.L.

1953-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

The Therapeutic Lamp: Treating Small-Animal Phobias  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We all have an irrational fear or two. Some of us get scared by an unexpected visit from a spider in our house; others get nervous when they look down from a high building. Fear is an evolutionary and adaptive function that can promote self-preservation ... Keywords: Animals,Medical treatment,Games,Visualization,Augmented reality,computer graphics,augmented reality,cockroach phobia,spider phobia,arachnophobia,anxiety,anxiety disorders,phobias,phobia therapy,psychological treatment

Maja Wrzesien, Mariano Alcaniz, Cristina Botella, Jean-Marie Burkhardt, Juana Breton-Lopez, Mario Ortega, Daniel Beneito Brotons

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

THE NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF SELENIUM METABOLITES IN THE ANIMAL  

SciTech Connect

Although the toxicity of selenium has been known for several decades and its essentiality has been established for over one decade, very little is known concerning the organic forms of selenium occurring within animals and their functions. Dimethyl selenide has been shown to be an exhalation product from rats injected with selenate or selenite. Recently trimethylselenonium ion has been shown to be excreted in the urine of rats receiving selenite. The work reported here concerns the biological activity and metabolism of trimethylselenonium ion.

Halverson, A W; Palmer, I S; Whitehead, E I

1969-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

California agriculture is large, diverse, complex and dynamic. It generated  

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California agriculture is large, diverse, complex and dynamic. It generated nearly $37.5 billion in cash receipts in 2010. California has been the nation's top agricultural state in cash receipts every in 1960 to about 12 percent in 2010. UniversityofCalifornia AgriculturalIssuesCenter The Measure

Ishida, Yuko

394

Contributions of Renewable Energy Resources to Re-source Diversity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Contributions of Renewable Energy Resources to Re- source Diversity George Gross, Fellow, IEEE- versity" at the 2006 IEEE/PES GM in Montreal, Que- bec, Canada. Index Terms Renewable Energy Systems Resources, Environmental Attributes of Renewable Resources PANEL PRESENTATION SUMMARY HE myriad changes

Gross, George

395

Human Diversity: Our Genes Tell Where we Live  

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Human Diversity: Our Genes Tell Where we Live Dispatch Laurent Excoffier A detailed genetic. The novelty of the recent work of Rosenberg et al. [7] is precisely that they have checked the validity of the analysis of a cell-line panel of 52 worldwide popu- lations [9] managed by the French Center for the Study

Rosenberg, Noah

396

Driving Secure Software Development Experience in a Diverse Product Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Siemens' central security team drives secure software development across a diverse product portfolio. From factory automation to wind turbines, Siemens builds security in by activities including standardizing roles and responsibilities, threat and risk ... Keywords: Siemens, secure software development, risk analysis, threat analysis, software engineering

Barbara Fichtinger; Frances Paulisch; Peter Panholzer

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Addressing diverse corpora with cluster-based term weighting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highly heterogeneous collections present difficulties to term weighting models that are informed by corpus-level frequencies. Collections which span multiple languages or large time periods do not provide realistic statistics on which words are interesting ... Keywords: diverse corpora, multilingual retrieval, term weighting

Peter Organisciak

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Greater fuel diversity needed to meet growing US electricity demand  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electricity demand is growing in the USA. One way to manage the uncertainty is to diversity fuel sources. Fuel sources include coal, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy sources. Tables show actual and planned generation projects by fuel types. 1 fig., 2 tabs.

Burt, B.; Mullins, S. [Industrial Info Resources (United States)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Substation siting and capacity selection based on diversity maximization  

SciTech Connect

A new substation siting and sizing method is described in which load diversity among different areas of the system is used as a factor in the analysis. An optimization procedure based on this concept is described. Tests show that the method can often provide improved results.

Willis, H.L.; Tram, H.N.; Powell, R.W.

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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

Fri Sat 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Diversity United, Building America's Future Today 10:30AM EDT 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 Golden Field...

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A structure-based database of antibody variable domain diversity  

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The diversity of natural antibodies is limited by the genetic mechanisms that engender diversity and the functional requirements of antigen binding. Using an in vitro-evolved autonomous heavy chain variable domain (V{sub H}H-RIG), we have investigated the limits of structurally-tolerated diversity in the three complementarity-determining regions and a fourth loop within the third framework region. We determined the X-ray crystal structure of the V{sub H}H-RIG domain at 1.9 {angstrom} resolution and used it to guide the design of phage-displayed libraries encompassing the four loops. The libraries were subjected to selections for structural stability, and a database of structurally-tolerated sequences was compiled from the sequences of approximately 1000 unique clones. The results reveal that all four loops accommodate significantly greater diversity than is observed in nature. Thus, it appears that most sequence biases in the natural immune repertoire arise from factors other than structural constraints and, consequently, it should be possible to enhance the functions of antibodies significantly through in vitro evolution.

Bond, C.J.; Wiesmann, C.; Marsters, Jr., J.C.; Sidhu, S.S. (Genentech)

2010-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity and Aging Among Immigrant Seniors in Canada  

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by Douglas Durst and Michael MacLean This book is divided into two main sections. In Part 1, the chapters for professionals, researchers, and the general public. 1. Elderly Immigrants in Canada ­ Douglas Durst 2 Schmidt 9. Cultural Diversity in Long-Term Care ­ Douglas Durst 10. Support Needs and Programs ­ Edward

Argerami, Martin

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Preliminary concepts for detecting national diversion of LWR spent fuel  

SciTech Connect

Preliminary concepts for detecting national diversion of LWR spent fuel during storage, handling and transportation are presented. Principal emphasis is placed on means to achieve timely detection by an international authority. This work was sponsored by the Department of Energy/Office of Safeguards and Security (DOE/OSS) as part of the overall Sandia Fixed Facility Physical Protection Program.

Sonnier, C.S.; Cravens, M.N.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transport Energy Use and Population Density  

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Transport Energy Use and Population Density Transport Energy Use and Population Density Speaker(s): Masayoshi Tanishita Date: July 1, 2004 - 10:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Jonathan Sinton After Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy published "Cities and Automobile Dependence" in 1989, population density was brought to public attention as an important factor to explain transport mobility and energy use. However, several related issues still remain open: Is an increase in population density more effective than rising gas prices in reducing transport energy use? How much does per capita transport energy use change as population density in cities changes? And what kind of factors influence changes in population density? In this presentation, using city-level data in the US, Japan and other countries, the population-density elasticity of

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Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel  

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3-D Animation Shows 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates on AddThis.com... 3-D Animation Shows Complex Geometry of Diesel Particulates

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Methane recovery from animal manures: A current opportunities casebook  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This Casebook examines some of the current opportunities for the recovery of methane from the anaerobic digestion of animal manures US livestock operations currently employ four types of anaerobic digester technology: Slurry, plug flow, complete mix, and covered lagoon. An introduction to the engineering economies of these technologies is provided, and possible end-use applications for the methane gas generated by the digestion process are discussed. The economic evaluations are based on engineering studies of digesters that generate electricity from the recovered methane. Regression models, which can be used to estimate digester cost and internal rate of return, are developed from the evaluations.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Supply- Production of Fuel from Agricultural and Animal Waste  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Society for Energy and Environmental Research (SEER) was funded in March 2004 by the Department of Energy, under grant DE-FG-36-04GO14268, to produce a study, and oversee construction and implementation, for the thermo-chemical production of fuel from agricultural and animal waste. The grant focuses on the Changing World Technologies (CWT) of West Hempstead, NY, thermal conversion process (TCP), which converts animal residues and industrial food processing biproducts into fuels, and as an additional product, fertilizers. A commercial plant was designed and built by CWT, partially using grant funds, in Carthage, Missouri, to process animal residues from a nearby turkey processing plant. The DOE sponsored program consisted of four tasks. These were: Task 1 Optimization of the CWT Plant in Carthage - This task focused on advancing and optimizing the process plant operated by CWT that converts organic waste to fuel and energy. Task 2 Characterize and Validate Fuels Produced by CWT - This task focused on testing of bio-derived hydrocarbon fuels from the Carthage plant in power generating equipment to determine the regulatory compliance of emissions and overall performance of the fuel. Task 3 Characterize Mixed Waste Streams - This task focused on studies performed at Princeton University to better characterize mixed waste incoming streams from animal and vegetable residues. Task 4 Fundamental Research in Waste Processing Technologies - This task focused on studies performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the chemical reformation reaction of agricultural biomass compounds in a hydrothermal medium. Many of the challenges to optimize, improve and perfect the technology, equipment and processes in order to provide an economically viable means of creating sustainable energy were identified in the DOE Stage Gate Review, whose summary report was issued on July 30, 2004. This summary report appears herein as Appendix 1, and the findings of the report formed the basis for much of the subsequent work under the grant. An explanation of the process is presented as well as the completed work on the four tasks.

Gabriel Miller

2009-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

408

A Folk Tale of a Man Who Saves Three Animals  

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. Sman shad folk tale.WAV Length of track 00:17:16 Related tracks (include description/relationship if appropriate) Title of track A Folk Tale of a Man Who Saves Three Animals Translation of title Description (to be used in archive entry... sgrol ma Date of recording November 17th 2009. Place of recording Ra'i kha , Mda’ ma Township, Sde dge County, Dkar mdzes Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. Name(s), age, sex, place of birth of performer(s) Dben zen, born...

Zla ba sgrol ma

2009-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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16S rRNA-Based Tag Pyrosequencing of Complex Food and Wastewater Environments: Microbial Diversity and Dynamics  

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Environmental microbiology has traditionally been performed using culture-based methods. However, in the last few decades, the emergence of molecular methods has changed the field considerably. The latest development in this area has been the introduction of next-generation sequencing, including pyrosequencing. These technologies allow the massively parallel sequencing of millions of DNA strands and represent a major development in sequencing technologies. The purpose of this study was to use both pyrosequencing and traditional culture-based techniques to investigate the diversity and dynamics of bacterial populations within milk and untreated sewage sludge samples. Pasteurized and raw milk samples were collected from grocery stores and dairies within Texas. Milk samples were analyzed by plating, pyrosequencing, and an assay for the presence of cell-cell signaling molecules. Samples were processed, stored, and then evaluated again for spoilage microflora. The results of this study showed that raw milk had a considerably higher bacterial load, more diversity between samples, and a significantly higher concentration of pathogens than pasteurized milk. Additionally, this study provided evidence for varying spoilage microflora between raw and pasteurized milk, as well as evidence for the production of cell-cell signaling molecules by bacterial organisms involved in milk spoilage. Four samplings of untreated sewage sludge were collected from wastewater treatment plants in seven different municipalities across the United States. Samples were subjected to quantification of selected bacterial organisms by culture and a pyrosequencing analysis was performed on extracted community DNA. The results of this study showed that untreated sewage sludge is inhabited by a huge diversity of microorganisms and that certain municipalities may have distinct bacterial populations that are conserved over time. Additionally, this study provided some evidence for seasonal differences in several of the major bacterial phyla. Lastly, this study emphasized the challenges of comparing results obtained by culture and pyrosequencing. In conclusion, this study showed that both milk and sewage are highly diverse, dynamic environments that can contain organisms of public health concern. The use of both culture-based methods and pyrosequencing in this study proved a complementary approach, providing a more comprehensive picture of both microbial environments.

McElhany, Katherine

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity & Inclusion Initiative: At a Glance | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Initiative: At a Glance Initiative: At a Glance To do world-class, 21st-century science, we need a world-class, 21st-century workplace. As we strive for excellence in all we do, we need to make sure that we are recruiting, hiring and retaining the very best people - a diverse group of smart, talented and capable men and women who are committed to our mission of delivering new discoveries and innovations that address our nation's most pressing needs in energy, sustainability and security. By bringing together smart, talented people whose cultural and intellectual backgrounds equip them to look at a problem from a variety of viewpoints, we develop the most innovative and workable solutions to our nation's scientific and engineering challenges. Diversity in thought, background and

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Supernova rates and stellar populations  

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We discuss the results about the nature of type Ia Supernovae that can be derived by studying their rates in different stellar populations. While the evolution of SN photometry and spectra can constrain the explosion mechanism, the SN rate depends on the progenitor system. We review the current available data on rates as a function of parent galaxy color, morphology, star formation rate, radio luminosity and environment. By studying the variation of the rates with the color of the parent galaxy, a strong evidence was established that type Ia SNe come from both young and old stars. The dependence of the rates with the radio power of the parent galaxy is best reproduced by a bimodal distribution of delay time between the formation of the progenitor and its explosion as a SN. Cluster early-type galaxies show higher type Ia SN rate with respect to field galaxies, and this effect can be due either to traces of young stars or to differences in the delay time distribution.

F. Mannucci

2007-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

412

SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National  

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Diversity in Science and Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar to someone by E-mail Share SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on Facebook Tweet about SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on Twitter Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on Google Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on Delicious Rank SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on Digg Find More places to share SunShot Initiative: Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar on AddThis.com...

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U.S. Energy Secretary Highlights Need for Energy Diversity at...  

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

Need for Energy Diversity at 20th World Energy Congress Ministerial Forum in Rome U.S. Energy Secretary Highlights Need for Energy Diversity at 20th World Energy Congress...

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Order and diversity within a modular system for housing : a computational approach  

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This thesis introduces elements of a methodology to achieve order and diversity in the systematic design of street facades within a modular system for housing. In its context both order and diversity refer to the spatial ...

Duarte, José Pinto

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Performance evaluation of transmit diversity techniques in the CDMA 2000 standard  

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This thesis evaluates the performance of two forward-link transmit diversity techniques in the CDMA2000 standard: Space-Time Spreading (STS) and Phase-Sweep Transmit Diversity (PSTD). For each technique, the evaluation ...

Vajapeyam, Murali S. (Murali Srinivasan)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

O-antigen diversity and lateral transfer of the wbe region among Vibrio splendidus isolates  

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The O-antigen is a highly diverse structure expressed on the outer surface of Gram-negative bacteria. The products responsible for O-antigen synthesis are encoded in the wbe region, which exhibits extensive genetic diversity. ...

Wildschutte, Hans

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SourceSync: A Distributed Wireless Architecture for Exploiting Sender Diversity  

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Diversity is an intrinsic property of wireless networks. Recent years have witnessed the emergence of many distributed protocols like ExOR, MORE, SOAR, SOFT, and MIXIT that exploit receiver diversity in 802.11-like networks. ...

Rahul, Hariharan Shankar

418

Improvements in intrinsic feature pose measurement for awake animal imaging  

SciTech Connect

Development has continued with intrinsic feature optical motion tracking for awake animal imaging to measure 3D position and orientation (pose) for motion compensated reconstruction. Prior imaging results have been directed towards head motion measurement for SPECT brain studies in awake unrestrained mice. This work improves on those results in extracting and tracking intrinsic features from multiple camera images and computing pose changes from the tracked features over time. Previously, most motion tracking for 3D imaging has been limited to measuring extrinsic features such as retro-reflective markers applied to an animal's head. While this approach has been proven to be accurate, the use of external markers is undesirable for several reasons. The intrinsic feature approach has been further developed from previous work to provide full pose measurements for a live mouse scan. Surface feature extraction, matching, and pose change calculation with point tracking and accuracy results are described. Experimental pose calculation and 3D reconstruction results from live images are presented.

J.S. Goddard, J.S. Baba, S.J. Lee, A.G. Weisenberger, A. Stolin, J. McKisson, M.F. Smith

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar heating of integrated greenhouse-animal shelter systems  

SciTech Connect

An analytical procedure to determine the effectiveness of greenhouses as solar collectors was presented. This procedure was used to predict the effect of several construction parameters on solar radiation input to greenhouses. The orientation of the greenhouse was found to be the most effective construction parameter controlling solar radiation input to greenhouses. The effective albedo of the plant canopy was also found to be a significant factor. A new solar greenhouse design, suitable for high latitude regions was developed. The results showed that an internal solar collector could be incorporated as an integral part of the greenhouse design. The concept developed could be used as a free-standing greenhouse or in a combination with livestock building. The efficiency of the solar input was investigated for the conventional and the shed greenhouses, both as a free-standing unit and a greenhouse-animal shelter system, using computer simulation analyses. The results indicated that the efficiency of solar input is highly dependent on location; the effect of location on the shed type design is more profound. A typical case of a greenhouse-hog barn production system was investigated using computer simulation analyses. The results showed that such a food production system achieves a significant reduction in conventional fuel consumption due to both animal waste heat recovery and solar energy utilization.

Ben-Abdallah, N.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Nuclear Star Clusters - Structure and Stellar Populations  

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This is an overview of nuclear star cluster observations, covering their structure, stellar populations, kinematics and possible connection to black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Neumayer, Nadine

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Four Most Populous States - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY 1997. OVERVIEW: MOST POPULOUS STATES ... Homes with air-conditioning: 62%... with a central air-conditioning system: 18%

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Optimal control of leukemic cell population dynamics  

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Sep 5, 2013 ... This issue can be formulated as an optimal control problem. The dynamics of leukemic cell populations in culture is given by age-structured ...

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Microscopic Analysis of Agriculture Products, 4th EditionChapter 3 Feed Ingredients of Animal Origin  

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Microscopic Analysis of Agriculture Products, 4th Edition Chapter 3 Feed Ingredients of Animal Origin Methods and Analyses eChapters Methods - Analyses Books Downloadable pdf of Chapter 3 Feed Ingredients of Animal Or

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Re-using traditional animation: methods for semi-automatic segmentation and inbetweening  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A large body of traditional animation exists that contains characters with poses, expressions, and appeal not easily achievable with modern 3D techniques. To create new uses for this body of animation, this paper presents components of a system that ...

Christina N. de Juan; Bobby Bodenheimer

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Autonomous Pinniped Environmental Samplers: Using Instrumented Animals as Oceanographic Data Collectors  

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Data-recording tags applied to marine animals store data for later retrieval and can return valuable information on animal behavior and ecology, including habitat preference, physiology, and movement patterns, as well as environmental data. If ...

George W. Boehlert; Daniel P. Costa; Daniel E. Crocker; Phaedra Green; Todd O'Brien; Syd Levitus; Burney J. Le Boeuf

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Sensitivity of OFDM Systems to Synchronization Errors and Spatial Diversity  

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In this dissertation, the problem of synchronization for OFDM-based wireless communication systems is studied. In the first part of this dissertation, the sensitivity of both single input single output (SISO) OFDM and multiple input multiple output (MIMO) OFDM receivers to carrier and timing synchronization errors are analyzed. Analytical expressions and numerical results for the power of inter-carrier interference (ICI) are presented. It is shown that the OFDM-based receivers are quite sensitive to residual synchronization errors. In wide-sense stationary uncorrelated scattering (WSSUS) frequency-selective fading channels, the sampling clock timing offset results in rotation of the subcarrier constellation, while carrier frequency offsets and phase jitter cause inter-carrier interference. The overall system performance in terms of symbol error rate is limited by the inter-carrier interference. For a reliable information reception, compensatory measures must be taken. The second part of this dissertation deals with the impact of spatial diversity (usage of multiple transmit/receive antennas) on synchronization. It is found that with multiple transmit and receive antennas, MIMO-OFDM systems can take advantage of the spatial diversity to combat carrier and timing synchronization imperfections. Diversity can favorably improve the synchronization performance. Data-aided and non-data-aided maximum likelihood symbol timing estimators for MIMO-OFDM systems are introduced. Computer simulations show that, by exploiting the spatial diversity, synchronization performance of MIMO-OFDM systems in terms of mean squared error (MSE) of residual timing offset becomes significantly more reliable when compared to conventional SISO OFDM systems. Therefore, spatial diversity is a useful technique to be exploited in the deployment of MIMO-OFDM communication systems. In MIMO systems with synchronization sequences, timing synchronization is treated as a multiple hypotheses testing problem. Generalized likelihood ratio test (GLRT) statistics are developed for MIMO systems in frequency flat channels and MIMO-OFDM systems in frequency selective fading environments. The asymptotic performance of the GLRT without nuisance parameters is carried out. It is shown that the asymptotic performance of the GLRT can serve as an upper bound for the detection probability in the presence of a limited number of observations as well as a benchmark for comparing the performances of different timing synchronizers.

Zhou, Yi

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Slow down, you move too fast: examining animation aesthetics to promote eco-driving  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We examine how people perceive visual properties of new concepts for the design of animated vehicle instrument clusters, with emphasis on aesthetic aspects. The project is placed in the context of animations for eco-conscious driving. It consists of ... Keywords: aesthetics, animation, design, drivers, eco-efficiency, evaluation, in-vehicle

Noam Tractinsky; Ohad Inbar; Omer Tsimhoni; Thomas Seder

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

fMRI assessment of small animals' phobia using virtual reality as stimulus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Up to now, still images or videos of real animals have been used in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) protocols to evaluate brain activations associated to small animals' phobia. Our aim in the present work is to evaluate the use of virtual ... Keywords: clinical assessment, neuroimaging, small animals' phobia, virtual reality

Miriam Clemente; Beatriz Rey; Mariano Alcañiz; Aina Rodríguez-Pujadas; Alfonso Barros-Loscertales; César Ávila; Juani Bretón-López; Cristina Botella; Rosa M. Baños

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Microbial Diversity Studies in Sediments of Perennially Ice-covered Lakes, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica  

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Pace, N.R. (1998) Microbial Diversity in a Hydrocarbon- andFields, M. (2006) Microbial Diversity in Sediments of SalineRouviere, P. (1993) Diversity and Taxonomy of Methanogens.

Tang, Chao

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Methane Recovery from Animal Manures The Current Opportunities Casebook  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Growth and concentration of the livestock industry create opportunities for the proper disposal of the large quantities of manures generated at dairy, swine, and poultry farms. Pollutants from unmanaged livestock wastes can degrade the environment, and methane emitted from decomposing manure may contribute to global climate change. One management system not only helps prevent pollution but can also convert a manure problem into a new profit center. Economic evaluations and case studies of operating systems indicate that the anaerobic digestion of livestock manures is a commercially viable conversion technology with considerable potential for providing profitable coproducts, including a cost-effective renewable fuel for livestock production operations. This casebook examines some of the current opportunities for recovering methane from anaerobic digestion animal manures.

Lusk, P.

1998-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Methane recovery from animal manures: A current opportunities casebook  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

One manure management system provides not only pollution prevention but also converts a manure management problem into a new profit center. Economic evaluations and case studies of operating systems indicate that the anaerobic digestion of livestock manures is a commercially-available bioconversion technology with considerable potential for providing profitable co-products including a cost-effective renewable fuel for livestock production operations. This Casebook examines some of the current opportunities for the recovery of methane from the anaerobic digestion of animal manures. The economic evaluations are based on engineering studies of digesters that generate electricity from the recovered methane. Regression models, which can be used to estimate digester cost and internal rate of return, are developed from the evaluations. Finally, anaerobic digestion has considerable potential beyond agribusiness. Examples of digesters currently employed by other industries are provided.

Lusk, P. [Resource Development Associates, Marietta, GA (United States)

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuel gas production from animal residue. Dynatech report No. 1551  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A comprehensive mathematical model description of anaerobic digestion of animal residues was developed, taking into account material and energy balances, kinetics, and economics of the process. The model has the flexibility to be applicable to residues from any size or type of animal husbandry operation. A computer program was written for this model and includes a routine for optimization to minimum unit gas cost, with the optimization variables being digester temperature, retention time, and influent volatile solids concentration. The computer program was used to determine the optimum base-line process conditions and economics for fuel gas production via anaerobic digestion of residues from a 10,000 head environmental beef feedlot. This feedlot at the conditions for minimum unit gas cost will produce 300 MCF/day of methane at a cost of $5.17/MCF (CH/sub 4/), with a total capital requirement of $1,165,000, a total capital investment of $694,000, and an annual average net operating cost of $370,000. The major contributions to this unit gas cost are due to labor (37 percent), raw manure (11 percent), power for gas compression (10 percent), and digester cost (13 percent). A conceptual design of an anaerobic digestion process for the baseline conditions is presented. A sensitivity analysis of the unit gas cost to changes in the major contributions to unit gas cost was performed, and the results of this analysis indicate areas in the anaerobic digestion system design where reasonable improvements could be expected so as to produce gas at an economically feasible cost. This sensitivity analysis includes the effects on unit gas cost of feedlot size and type, digester type, digester operating conditions, and economic input data.

Ashare, E.; Wise, D.L.; Wentworth, R.L.

1977-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department | Department of  

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

Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department December 12, 2011 - 1:43pm Addthis Secretary Chu speaks at the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall on December 6, 2011. | Energy Department file photo. Secretary Chu speaks at the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall on December 6, 2011. | Energy Department file photo. Karissa Marcum Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "For our own good, we want as wide of a talent pool as we can get." Secretary Steven Chu The Energy Department held a Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall event on December 6th, delivering on Secretary Steven Chu's commitment to promoting a culture that strongly values diversity and inclusion.

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Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department | Department of  

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

Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department December 12, 2011 - 1:43pm Addthis Secretary Chu speaks at the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall on December 6, 2011. | Energy Department file photo. Secretary Chu speaks at the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall on December 6, 2011. | Energy Department file photo. Karissa Marcum Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs "For our own good, we want as wide of a talent pool as we can get." Secretary Steven Chu The Energy Department held a Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall event on December 6th, delivering on Secretary Steven Chu's commitment to promoting a culture that strongly values diversity and inclusion.

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Stratgies for Diversity Usage to Mitigate Postulated Common Cause Failure Vulnerabilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes an approach to establish effective mitigating strategies that can resolve potential common-cause failure (CCF) vulnerabilities in instrumentation and control systems at nuclear power plants. A particular objective in the development of these strategies, which consist of combinations of diversity attributes and their associated criteria, is to address the unique characteristics of digital technology that can contribute to CCF concerns. The research approach employed to establish diversity strategies involves investigation of available documentation on diversity usage and experience from nuclear power and non-nuclear industries, capture of expert knowledge and lessons learned, determination of common practices, and assessment of the nature of CCFs and compensating diversity attributes. The resulting diversity strategies address considerations such as the effect of technology choices, the nature of CCF vulnerabilities, and the prospective impact of each diversity type. In particular, the impact of each attribute and criterion on the purpose, process, product, and performance aspects of diverse systems are considered.

Wood, Richard Thomas [ORNL; Waterman, Michael E. [U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Energy Systems and Population Health  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is well-documented that energy and energy systems have a central role in social and economic development and human welfare at all scales, from household and community to regional and national (41). Among its various welfare effects, energy is closely linked with people s health. Some of the effects of energy on health and welfare are direct. With abundant energy, more food or more frequent meals can be prepared; food can be refrigerated, increasing the types of food items that are consumed and reducing food contamination; water pumps can provide more water and eliminate the need for water storage leading to contamination or increased exposure to disease vectors such as mosquitoes or snails; water can be disinfected by boiling or using other technologies such as radiation. Other effects of energy on public health are mediated through more proximal determinants of health and disease. Abundant energy can lead to increased irrigation, agricultural productivity, and access to food and nutrition; access to energy can also increase small-scale income generation such as processing of agricultural commodities (e.g., producing refined oil from oil seeds, roasting coffee, drying and preserving fruits and meats) and production of crafts; ability to control lighting and heating allows education or economic activities to be shielded from daily or seasonal environmental constraints such as light, temperature, rainfall, or wind; time and other economic resources spent on collecting and/or transporting fuels can be used for other household needs if access to energy is facilitated; energy availability for transportation increases access to health and education facilities and allow increased economic activity by facilitating the transportation of goods and services to and from markets; energy for telecommunication technology (radio, television, telephone, or internet) provides increased access to information useful for health, education, or economic purposes; provision of energy to rural and urban health facilities allows increased delivery and coverage of 3 various health services and interventions such as tests and treatments, better storage of medicine and vaccines, disinfection of medical equipment by boiling or radiation, and more frequent and efficient health system encounters through mobile clinics or longer working hours; and so on. In fact, while the dominant view of development-energy-health linkages has been that improvements in energy and health are outcomes of the socioeconomic development process (e.g., the ''energy ladder'' framework discussed below), it has even been argued that access to higher quality energy sources and technologies can initiate a chain of demographic, health, and development outcomes by changing the household structure and socioeconomic relationships. For example, in addition to increased opportunities for food and income production, reduced infant mortality as a result of transition to cleaner fuels or increased coverage of vaccination with availability of refrigerators in rural clinics may initiate a process of ''demographic transition'' to low-mortality and low-fertility populations (14). Such a transition has historically been followed with further improvements in maternal and child health and increased female participation in the labor markets and other economic activities.

Ezzati, Majid; Bailis, Rob; Kammen, Daniel M.; Holloway, Tracey; Price, Lynn; Cifuentes, Luis A.; Barnes, Brendon; Chaurey, Akanksha; Dhanapala, Kiran N.

2004-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Molecular analysis of the metabolic rates of discrete subsurface populations of sulfate reducers  

SciTech Connect

Elucidating the in situ metabolic activity of phylogenetically diverse populations of sulfate-reducing microorganisms that populate anoxic sedimentary environments is key to understanding subsurface ecology. Previous pure culture studies have demonstrated that transcript abundance of dissimilatory (bi)sulfite reductase genes is correlated with the sulfate reducing activity of individual cells. To evaluate whether expression of these genes was diagnostic for subsurface communities, dissimilatory (bi)sulfite reductase gene transcript abundance in phylogenetically distinct sulfate-reducing populations was quantified during a field experiment in which acetate was added to uranium-contaminated groundwater. Analysis of dsrAB sequences prior to the addition of acetate indicated that Desulfobacteraceae, Desulfobulbaceae, and Syntrophaceae-related sulfate reducers were the most abundant. Quantifying dsrB transcripts of the individual populations suggested that Desulfobacteraceae initially had higher dsrB transcripts per cell than Desulfobulbaceae or Syntrophaceae populations, and that the activity of Desulfobacteraceae increased further when the metabolism of dissimilatory metal reducers competing for the added acetate declined. In contrast, dsrB transcript abundance in Desulfobulbaceae and Syntrophaceae remained relatively constant, suggesting a lack of stimulation by added acetate. The indication of higher sulfate-reducing activity in the Desulfobacteraceae was consistent with the finding that Desulfobacteraceae became the predominant component of the sulfate-reducing community. Discontinuing acetate additions resulted in a decline in dsrB transcript abundance in the Desulfobacteraceae. These results suggest that monitoring transcripts of dissimilatory (bi)sulfite reductase genes in distinct populations of sulfate reducers can provide insight into the relative rates of metabolism of different components of the sulfate-reducing community and their ability to respond to environmental perturbations.

Miletto, M.; Williams, K.H.; N'Guessan, A.L.; Lovley, D.R.

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Assessment of Technologies Used to Characterize Wildlife Populations in the Offshore Environment  

SciTech Connect

Wind energy development in the offshore environment can have both direct and indirect effects on wildlife, yet little is known about most species that use near-shore and offshore waters due in part to the difficulty involved in studying animals in remote, challenging environments. Traditional methods to characterize offshore wildlife populations include shipboard observations. Technological advances have provided researches with an array of technologies to gather information about fauna from afar. This report describes the use and application of radar, thermal and optical imagery, and acoustic detection technologies for monitoring birds, bats, and marine mammals in offshore environments.

Duberstein, Corey A.; Tagestad, Jerry D.; Larson, Kyle B.

2011-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

439

Estimating Traveler Populations at Airport and Cruise Terminals for Population Distribution and Dynamics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, uses of high-resolution population distribution databases are increasing steadily for environmental, socioeconomic, public health, and disaster-related research and operations. With the development of daytime population distribution, temporal resolution of such databases has been improved. However, the lack of incorporation of transitional population, namely business and leisure travelers, leaves a significant population unaccounted for within the critical infrastructure networks, such as at transportation hubs. This paper presents two general methodologies for estimating passenger populations in airport and cruise port terminals at a high temporal resolution which can be incorporated into existing population distribution models. The methodologies are geographically scalable and are based on, and demonstrate how, two different transportation hubs with disparate temporal population dynamics can be modeled utilizing publicly available databases including novel data sources of flight activity from the Internet which are updated in near-real time. The airport population estimation model shows great potential for rapid implementation for a large collection of airports on a national scale, and the results suggest reasonable accuracy in the estimated passenger traffic. By incorporating population dynamics at high temporal resolutions into population distribution models, we hope to improve the estimates of populations exposed to or at risk to disasters, thereby improving emergency planning and response, and leading to more informed policy decisions.

Jochem, Warren C [ORNL; Sims, Kelly M [ORNL; Bright, Eddie A [ORNL; Urban, Marie L [ORNL; Rose, Amy N [ORNL; Coleman, Phil R [ORNL; Bhaduri, Budhendra L [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford Site Regional Population - 2010 Census  

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The U.S. Department of Energy conducts radiological operations in south-central Washington State. Population dose estimates must be performed to provide a measure of the impact from site radiological releases. Results of the U.S. 2010 Census were used to determine counts and distributions for the residential population located within 50-miles of several operating areas of the Hanford Site. Year 2010 was the first census year that a 50-mile population of a Hanford Site operational area exceeded the half-million mark.

Hamilton, Erin L.; Snyder, Sandra F.

2011-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Methane Recovery from Animal Manures The Current Opportunities Casebook  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Growth and concentration of the livestock industry create opportunities for the proper disposal of the large quantities of manures generated at dairy, swine, and poultry farms. Pollutants from unmanaged livestock wastes can degrade the environment, and methane emitted from decomposing manure may contribute to global climate change. One management system not only provides pollution prevention but also can convert a manure problem into a new profit center. Economic evaluations and case studies of operating systems indicate that the anaerobic digestion (AD) of livestock manures is a commercially available bioconversion technology with considerable potential for providing profitable coproducts, including a cost-effective renewable fuel for livestock production operations. This Casebook examines some of the current opportunities for the recovery of methane from the AD animal manures. U.S. livestock operations currently employ four types of anaerobic digester technology: slurry, plug-flow, complete-mix, and covered lagoon. An introduction to the engineering economies of these technologies is provided, and possible end-use applications for the methane gas generated by the digestion process are discussed. The economic evaluations are based on engineering studies of digesters that generate electricity from the recovered methane. Case studies of operating digesters, with project and maintenance histories and the operators ''lessons learned,'' are included as reality checks. Factors necessary for successful projects, as well as a list of reasons explaining why some AD projects fail, are provided. The role of farm management is key; not only must digesters be well engineered and built with high-quality components, they must also be sited at farms willing to incorporate the uncertainties of a new technology. More than two decades of research has provided much information about how manure can be converted to an energy source; however, the American farmer has not been motivated to adopt new practices. More cost-effective and easily managed manure management techniques are still needed to encourage farmers to use animal manure for conversion into energy and nutrients, especially for smaller farms. AD benefits farmers monetarily and mitigates possible manure pollution problems, thereby sustaining development while maintaining environmental quality. Moreover, rural economic development will benefit from the implicit multiplier effect resulting from jobs created by implementing digester systems. Promising future waste-to-profit activities may add to the economic performance of AD. New end-use applications, which provide added value to coproducts, are discussed.

Lusk, P.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved techniques for fluid diversion in oil recovery. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This three-year project had two technical objectives. The first objective was to compare the effectiveness of gels in fluid diversion (water shutoff) with those of other types of processes. Several different types of fluid-diversion processes were compared, including those using gels, foams, emulsions, particulates, and microorganisms. The ultimate goals of these comparisons were to (1) establish which of these processes are most effective in a given application and (2) determine whether aspects of one process can be combined with those of other processes to improve performance. Analyses and experiments were performed to verify which materials are the most effective in entering and blocking high-permeability zones. The second objective of the project was to identify the mechanisms by which materials (particularly gels) selectively reduce permeability to water more than to oil. A capacity to reduce water permeability much more than oil or gas permeability is critical to the success of gel treatments in production wells if zones cannot be isolated during gel placement. Topics covered in this report include (1) determination of gel properties in fractures, (2) investigation of schemes to optimize gel placement in fractured systems, (3) an investigation of why some polymers and gels can reduce water permeability more than oil permeability, (4) consideration of whether microorganisms and particulates can exhibit placement properties that are superior to those of gels, and (5) examination of when foams may show placement properties that are superior to those of gels.

Seright, R.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity of the Supernova - Gamma-Ray Burst Connection  

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The connection between the long Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs) and Type Ic Supernovae (SNe) has revealed interesting diversity. We review the following types of the GRB-SN connection. (1) GRB-SNe: The three SNe all explode with energies much larger than those of typical SNe, thus being called Hypernovae (HNe). They are massive enough for forming black holes. (2) Non-GRB HNe/SNe: Some HNe are not associated with GRBs. (3) XRF-SN: SN 2006aj associated with X-Ray Flash 060218 is dimmer than GRB-SNe and has very weak oxygen lines. Its progenitor mass is estimated to be small enough to form a neutron star rather than a black hole. (4) Non-SN GRB: Two nearby long GRBs were not associated SNe. Such ``dark HNe'' have been predicted in this talk (i.e., just before the discoveries) in order to explain the origin of C-rich (hyper) metal-poor stars. This would be an important confirmation of the Hypernova-First Star connection. We will show our attempt to explain the diversity in a unified manner with the jet-induced explosion model.

K. Nomoto; N. Tominaga; M. Tanaka; K. Maeda; T. Suzuki; J. S. Deng; P. A. Mazzali

2007-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of avian species diversity and densities on non-mined and reclaimed surface-mined land in east-central Texas  

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Surface mining often changes the native landscape and vegetation of an area. Reclamation is used to counter this change, with the goal of restoring the land to its original pre-mined state. The process of reclamation creates early successional-stage lands, such as grasslands, shrublands, and wetlands, attracting new plant and animal species to the area. I compared avian species density (number of individuals/ha), diversity (H'), and richness (number of species/ha) on reclaimed and non-mined lands at TXU's Big Brown Mine in Fairfield, Texas. I also compared my results to those of a previous study conducted 25 years earlier. Avian counts were conducted using a fixedradius point-count method on 240 points placed in four different vegetation types and in four land-age groups (time since being reclaimed). Vegetation was measured both locally, and at a landscape level. Overall bird species density did not exhibit a clear relationship on non-mined versus reclaimed land. Overall bird species diversity was greater on non-mined lands, whereas overall species richness was greater on reclaimed lands. My results demonstrated a lower mean/point bird density and higher mean/point bird diversity than were found 25 years earlier. Different nesting guilds occurred on the reclaimed lands than occurred on the non-mined lands. Results suggested different species were attracted to the several successional stages of reclaimed lands over the nonmined lands, which consisted of climax vegetation. The different successional stages of reclaimed lands increased overall diversity and richness of the landscape as a whole. Five bird species of conservation concern were observed in the study, all of which occurred on reclaimed land. Four of the five species primarily occurred on reclaimed lands. Future land management should include conserving different successional-stage lands to increase overall biotic diversity and richness of mined land, preserving reclaimed habitat for species of concern, and educating future private landowners on the importance of maintaining vegetative and bird species diversity.

Wenzel, Dawn Nicole

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Epidemiology of Bacterial Food-borne Pathogens: Linking Intermittent Pathogen Shedding and Transmission in Their Animal Hosts  

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Most bacterial foodborne pathogens are shed intermittently from their animal hosts and are able to grow and persist in the environment. Cattle and pigs constitute the major animal reservoirs for these pathogens. The overall objective of this dissertation research was to improve understanding of the role of intermittent shedding and environmental persistence in the transmission and maintenance of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium in their animal host populations. This objective was addressed through five interdepended studies. The study in Chapter II, describes the transmission of E. coli O157:H7 in a dairy herd using mathematical modeling that includes indirect transmission from the contaminated environment. The model predicts that the elevated ambient temperature during summer, together with the availability of large amount of drinking water per cattle, are the major factors for increased pathogen load in water and high prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in cattle populations. The second study, in Chapter III, determined the variation in water-to-cattle ratios among feedlot pens and evaluated the association with the pen level management and environmental factors. Water-to-cattle ratio was found to vary greatly between feedlots and pens with lower water-to-cattle ratios on average had cooler drinking water. The study in Chapter IV, used a compartmental mathematical model of infection transmission, to evaluate the effect of cleaning on Salmonella Typhimurium control in a grower-finisher pig herd. Cleaning alone was not found to be an effective measure of control unless combined with other measures to reduce the level of bacterial shedding. The study in Chapter V, developed the multi-state Markov chain model to describe the fecal shedding pattern of three E. coli O157:H7 strains in cattle. One strain was not detected to shed, while the other two strains had on average different durations of host colonization, albeit not at the statistically significant level. The study in Chapter VI, used an experimental infection transmission approach to estimate and compare transmission rates for three different strains of E. coli O157:H7 in steers. The results revealed that the transmission rate of E. coli O157:H7 increases significantly with increasing levels of environmental contamination. Collectively, the five studies have highlighted the role of these pathogen characteristics in their transmission. The improved understanding of these characteristics will allow for better design of control measure to ensure food safety.

Gautam, Raju

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2001 New York State NHTS: Travel Patterns of Special Populations  

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Policymakers rely on transportation statistics, including data on personal travel behavior, to formulate strategic transportation policies, and to improve the safety and efficiency of the U.S. transportation system. Data on personal travel trends are needed to examine the reliability, efficiency, capacity, and flexibility of the Nation's transportation system to meet current demands and accommodate future demands; to assess the feasibility and efficiency of alternative congestion-alleviating technologies (e.g., high-speed rail, magnetically levitated trains, intelligent vehicle and highway systems); to evaluate the merits of alternative transportation investment programs; and to assess the energy-use and air-quality impacts of various policies. To address these data needs, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) initiated an effort in 1969 to collect detailed data on personal travel. The 1969 survey was the first Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS). The survey was conducted again in 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995, and 2001. Data on daily travel were collected in 1969, 1977, 1983, 1990 and 1995. Longer-distance travel was collected in 1977 and 1995. The 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) collected both daily and longer-distance trips in one survey. The 2001 survey was sponsored by three USDOT agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The primary objective of the survey was to collect trip-based data on the nature and characteristics of personal travel so that the relationships between the characteristics of personal travel and the demographics of the traveler can be established. Commercial and institutional travel was not part of the survey. New York State participated in the 2001 NHTS by procuring additional 12,000 sample households. These additional sample households allowed New York State to address transportation planning issues pertinent to geographic areas that are significantly smaller than what the national NHTS data allowed. The final sample size for New York State was 13,423 usable households. In this report, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) identifies and analyzes differences, if any, in travel patterns that are attributable to demographic characteristics (e.g., gender, age, race and ethnicity), household characteristics (e.g., low income households, zero and one car households), modal characteristics and geographic location. Travel patterns of those who work at home are examined and compared to those of conventional workers, as well as those who do not work. Focus is given to trip frequency, travel by time of day, trip purpose, and mode choice. For example, included in this analysis is the mobility of the elderly population in New York State. The American society is undergoing a major demographic transformation that is resulting in a greater percentage of older individuals in the population. In addition to demographic changes, recent travel surveys show that an increasing number of older individuals are licensed to drive and that they drive more than their same age cohort did a decade ago. Cohort differences in driving are particularly apparent - not only are more of today's elderly population licensed to drive than their age cohort two decades ago, they also drive more. Equally important are the increase in immigration and in racial and cultural diversity. This report also discusses vehicle availability, socioeconomic characteristics, travel trends (e.g., miles travelled, distance driven, commute patterns), and the transportation accessibility of these populations. Specifically, this report addresses in detail the travel behavior of the following special populations: (1) the elderly, defined as those who were 65 years old or older, (2) low-income households, (3) ethnic groups and immigrants, and (4) those who worked at home.

Hu, Patricia S [ORNL; Reuscher, Tim [ORNL

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anatomic and functional imaging of tagged molecules in animals  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A novel functional imaging system for use in the imaging of unrestrained and non-anesthetized small animals or other subjects and a method for acquiring such images and further registering them with anatomical X-ray images previously or subsequently acquired. The apparatus comprises a combination of an IR laser profilometry system and gamma, PET and/or SPECT, imaging system, all mounted on a rotating gantry, that permits simultaneous acquisition of positional and orientational information and functional images of an unrestrained subject that are registered, i.e. integrated, using image processing software to produce a functional image of the subject without the use of restraints or anesthesia. The functional image thus obtained can be registered with a previously or subsequently obtained X-ray CT image of the subject. The use of the system described herein permits functional imaging of a subject in an unrestrained/non-anesthetized condition thereby reducing the stress on the subject and eliminating any potential interference with the functional testing that such stress might induce.

Weisenberger, Andrew G. (Yorktown, VA); Majewski, Stanislaw (Grafton, VA); Paulus, Michael J. (Knoxville, TN); Gleason, Shaun S. (Knoxville, VA)

2007-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological effectiveness of neutron irradiation on animals and man  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Neutron experiments on a highly radiosensitive in vivo system - oocytes in mice - provide new insight into the nature of the radiosensitive targets of these important cells. With the radiobiological literature as background, neutron data from animals and humans are integrated, and the controversial question of radiation protection standards for neutrons is addressed. Oocyte killing in juvenile mice by 0.43-MeV, /sup 252/Cf-fission, and 15 MeV neutrons, compared with that by /sup 60/Co gamma rays, yields unusually low neutron RBEs (relative biological effectiveness). At 0.1 rad of 0.43-MeV neutrons the RBE is only 1.8, contrasting greatly with values of 100 or more reported at low-doses for other endpoints. In mice just prior to birth, however, when oocytes are less radiosensitive, the neutron RBE is much higher, similar to values for most other mammalian endpoints. This dramatic change in neutron RBE with mouse age (occurring within 2 to 3 days) can be explained as the result of a shift from a less radiosensitive target (presumably nuclear DNA) to a much more radiosensitive one (probably the oocyte plasma membrane). Using various approaches, a value for the neutron Quality Factor (Q, a radiation protection standard) is estimated as 17 (+-100%), much lower than 100 which has been suggested. With the large uncertainty, 17 is not markedly different from the value of 10 presently in general use.

Straume, T.

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for spatially distributing a population  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A process for spatially distributing a population count within a geographically defined area can include the steps of logically correlating land usages apparent from a geographically defined area to geospatial features in the geographically defined area and allocating portions of the population count to regions of the geographically defined area having the land usages, according to the logical correlation. The process can also include weighing the logical correlation for determining the allocation of portions of the population count and storing the allocated portions within a searchable data store. The logically correlating step can include the step of logically correlating time-based land usages to geospatial features of the geographically defined area. The process can also include obtaining a population count for the geographically defined area, organizing the geographically defined area into a plurality of sectors, and verifying the allocated portions according to direct observation.

Bright, Edward A [Knoxville, TN; Bhaduri, Budhendra L [Knoxville, TN; Coleman, Phillip R [Knoxville, TN; Dobson, Jerome E [Lawrence, KS

2007-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Planning combat outposts to maximize population security  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Combat outposts (COPs) are small, well-protected bases from which soldiers reside and conduct operations from. Used extensively during the "Surge" in Iraq, COPs are usually established in populated areas and are prevalent ...

Seidel, Scott B

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HUMAN SUBJECT RESEARCH INVOLVING SPECIAL SUBJECT POPULATIONS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, April 18, 1979. While there are legitimate ethical concerns whenever vulnerable populations are studied of which are intended to be submitted later to, or held for inspection by, the Food and Drug Administration

Sibille, Etienne

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Contrasting diversity patterns of soil mites and nematodes in secondary succession  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Soil biodiversity has been recognized as a key feature of ecosystem functioning and stability. However, soil biodiversity is strongly impaired by agriculture and relatively little is known on how and at what spatial and temporal scales soil biodiversity is restored after the human disturbances have come to an end. Here, a multi-scale approach was used to compare diversity patterns of soil mites and nematodes at four stages (early, mid, late, reference site) along a secondary succession chronosequence from abandoned arable land to heath land. In each field four soil samples were taken during four successive seasons. We determined soil diversity within samples ({alpha}-diversity), between samples ({beta}-diversity) and within field sites ({gamma}-diversity). The patterns of {alpha}- and {gamma}-diversity developed similarly along the chronosequence for oribatid mites, but not for nematodes. Nematode {alpha}-diversity was highest in mid- and late-successional sites, while {gamma}-diversity was constant along the chronosequence. Oribatid mite {beta}-diversity was initially high, but decreased thereafter, whereas nematode {beta}-diversity increased when succession proceeded; indicating that patterns of within-site heterogeneity diverged for oribatid mites and nematodes. The spatio-temporal diversity patterns after land abandonment suggest that oribatid mite community development depends predominantly on colonization of new taxa, whereas nematode community development depends on shifts in dominance patterns. This would imply that at old fields diversity patterns of oribatid mites are mainly controlled by dispersal, whereas diversity patterns of nematodes are mainly controlled by changing abiotic or biotic soil conditions. Our study shows that the restoration of soil biodiversity along secondary successional gradients can be both scale- and phylum-dependent.

Kardol, Paul [ORNL; Newton, Jeffrey S. [University of Alberta, Edmondton, Canada; Bezemer, T Martijn [Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW); Maraun, Mark [University of Gottingen, Germany; van der Putten, Wim H. [Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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United Nations Population Information Network | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

United Nations Population Information Network United Nations Population Information Network Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: United Nations Population Information Network Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Focus Area: People and Policy Resource Type: Dataset Website: www.un.org/popin/ Cost: Free United Nations Population Information Network Screenshot References: United Nations Population Information Network[1] Logo: United Nations Population Information Network The Population Information Network (POPIN) strives to make international, regional and national population information, particularly information available from United Nations sources, easily available to the international community. "The Population Information Network (POPIN) was founded on 9 May 1979, by

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Soil Bacterial Diversity Responses to Root Colonization by an Ectomycorrhizal Fungus are not Root-Growth-Dependent  

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, Agnolucci, M, Bedini, S, Lepera, A, Toffanin, A, Giovannetti, M, Nuti, MP (2002) Diversity of culturable

Thioulouse, Jean

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Simulation of forage management strategies considering farm-level land diversity: Example of dairy farms in the Auvergne  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Land diversity is a characteristic of low-input farming systems. Land diversity can refer to between-field diversity of grassland vegetation types that are a result of management practices (fertilisation, grazing, cutting), and environmental factors ... Keywords: Farmland diversity, Forage practices, Livestock dairy farm, Simulation model

Nadine Andrieu; Christophe Poix; Etienne Josien; Michel Duru

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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S&TR | March/April 2008: Animation Brings Science to Life  

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Animation Brings Science to Life; caption: This fly-over view of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is included in a series of earthquake simulations. Livermore animator Michael Loomis used blueprints from 1936 to re-create the bridge's structure in three dimensions. Animation Brings Science to Life; caption: This fly-over view of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is included in a series of earthquake simulations. Livermore animator Michael Loomis used blueprints from 1936 to re-create the bridge's structure in three dimensions. COMMUNICATING complex scientific and technological concepts to a variety of audiences may seem daunting to some, but for Lawrence Livermore animator Michael Loomis, it is all in a day's work. Through animation, Loomis helps scientists and engineers effectively explain their ideas and research to peers, colleagues, laypeople, and decision makers. He blends his knowledge of computer science, art, and communications to create technically accurate, aesthetically pleasing visualizations that bring

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DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Energy |  

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DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Energy DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Energy April 17, 2012 - 8:25am Addthis DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Energy Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director "We will treat our people as our greatest asset." This phrase is not only one of DOE's management principles, but it is also the rock behind our new Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan. In March, we released our plan as reinforcement to employees of their value and provided strategies to ensure equitable opportunities for all employees to fulfill their goals while carrying out DOE's mission. Secretary Chu ignited DOE's diversity initiatives in March 2011 by

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REVIEW ARTICLE Preclinical animal research on therapy dosimetry  

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into radionuclide therapies based on radiation dosimetry will enable the use of any LETequivalent radionuclide. Radiation dose and dose rate have significant influence on dose effects in the tumour depending on its radiation sensitivity, possibilities for repair of sublethal damage, and repopulation during or after the therapy. Models for radiation response of preclinical tumour models after peptide receptor radionuclide therapy based on the linear quadratic model are presented. The accuracy of the radiation dose is very important for observation of dose-effects. Uncertainties in the radiation dose estimation arise from incomplete assay of the kinetics, low accuracy in volume measurements and absorbed dose S-values for stylized models instead of the actual animal geometry. Normal dose uncertainties in the order of 20 % might easily make the difference between seeing a dose-effect or missing it altogether. This is true for the theoretical case of a homogeneous tumour type behaving in vivo in the same way as its cells do in vitro. Heterogeneity of tumours induces variations in clonogenic cell density, radiation sensitivity, repopulation capacity and repair kinetics. The influence of these aspects are analysed within the linear quadratic model for tumour response to radionuclide therapy. Preclinical tumour models tend to be less heterogenic than the clinical conditions they should represent. The results of various preclinical radionuclide therapy experiments for peptide receptor radionuclide therapy are compared to the outcome of theoretical models and the influence of increased heterogeneity is analysed when the results of preclinical research is transferred to the clinic. When the radiation dose and radiobiology of the tumour response is known well enough it may be possible to leave the current phenomenological approach in preclinical radionuclide therapy

Dual Isotopes; Mark W. Konijnenberg; Marion De Jong

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigation of Animal-Caused Outages For Distribution Lines and Substations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A significant number of electric outages throughout North America are caused by animals -- mammals, birds, snakes, etc. These animal-caused outages are increasingly common in both urban and residential areas. By taking a pro-active approach to mitigating outages, utilities will spare the lives of wildlife and address the increasing pressures from environmental groups and concerned utility customers. This document describes a study designed to mitigate animal-caused outages for distribution lines and subs...

1999-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Diversity United, Building America's Future Today | Department of Energy  

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

United, Building America's Future Today United, Building America's Future Today Diversity United, Building America's Future Today October 24, 2012 10:30AM EDT Department of Energy Forrestal Building, Small Auditorium Patti Solis Doyle has been honored by Hispanic Magazine with the "2007 Latinas of Excellence Award" for her accomplishments in the areas of government, politics, and civil leadership. She also received Siempre Mujer magazine's "Siempre Insprian Award," honoring remarkable Latinas whose achievements and contributions are helping shape the future of Hispanic women in this country. Hispanic Business Magazine recently counted her among America's 100 Most Influential Hispanics. Join us as Ms. Doyle provides her keynote remarks on shaping the future of Hispanics in the U.S.

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Possible Improvements of the ACE Diversity Interchange Methodology  

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North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) grid is operated by about 131 balancing authorities (BA). Within each BA, operators are responsible for managing the unbalance (caused by both load and wind). As wind penetration levels increase, the challenges of managing power variation increases. Working independently, balancing area with limited regulating/load following generation and high wind power penetration faces significant challenges. The benefits of BA cooperation and consolidation increase when there is a significant wind energy penetration. To explore the benefits of BA cooperation, this paper investigates ACE sharing approach. A technology called ACE diversity interchange (ADI) is already in use in the western interconnection. A new methodology extending ADI is proposed in the paper. The proposed advanced ADI overcoming some limitations existing in conventional ADI. Simulations using real statistical data of CAISO and BPA have shown high performance of the proposed advanced ADI methodology.

Etingov, Pavel V.; Zhou, Ning; Makarov, Yuri V.; Ma, Jian; Guttromson, Ross T.; McManus, Bart; Loutan, Clyde

2010-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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A biophysical model of prokaryotic diversity in geothermal hot springs  

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Recent field investigations of photosynthetic bacteria living in geothermal hot spring environments have revealed surprisingly complex ecosystems, with an unexpected level of genetic diversity. One case of particular interest involves the distribution along hot spring thermal gradients of genetically distinct bacterial strains that differ in their preferred temperatures for reproduction and photosynthesis. In such systems, a single variable, temperature, defines the relevant environmental variation. In spite of this, each region along the thermal gradient exhibits multiple strains of photosynthetic bacteria adapted to several distinct thermal optima, rather than the expected single thermal strain adapted to the local environmental temperature. Here we analyze microbiology data from several ecological studies to show that the thermal distribution field data exhibit several universal features independent of location and specific bacterial strain. These include the distribution of optimal temperatures of differe...

Klales, Anna; Nett, Elizabeth Janus; Kane, Suzanne Amador

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A VISION FOR America's Energy Future More Diverse More Domestic  

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VISION FOR VISION FOR America's Energy Future More Diverse More Domestic More Efficient Business Roundtable (www.businessroundtable.org) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies with $4.5 trillion in annual revenues and more than 10 million employees. Member companies comprise nearly a third of the total value of the U.S. stock market and represent more than 40 percent of all corporate income taxes paid to the federal government. Collectively, they returned $112 billion in dividends to shareholders and the economy in 2005. Roundtable companies give more than $7 billion a year in combined charitable contributions, representing nearly 60 percent of total corporate giving. They are technology innovation leaders, with $90 billion in annual research and development (R&D) spending - nearly half

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Selling the sweatdrop : the translation of 'Japaneseness' in manga and anime fan fiction.  

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??The worldwide popularity of Japanese comics (manga) and cartoons (anime) is significantly dependent on the translation of these texts for local contexts, and a number… (more)

Leong, Jane Ying Yieng

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Awake Animal Imaging at BNL | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC...  

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Awake Animal Imaging at BNL Nuclear Physics (NP) NP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of NP Spinoff Applications Spinoff Archives SBIRSTTR Applications of...

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Characteristics of polymorphism at a VNTR locus 3[prime] to the apolipoprotein B gene in five human populations  

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The authors have analyzed the allele frequency distribution at the hypervariable locus 3[prime] to the apolipoprotein B gene (ApoB 3[prime] VNTR) in five well-defined human populations (Kacharis of northeast India, New Guinea Highlanders of Papua New Guinea, Dogrib Indians of Canada, Pehuenche Indians of Chile, and a relatively homogeneous Caucasian population of northern German extraction) by using the PCR technique. A total of 12 segregating alleles were detected in the pooled sample of 319 individuals. A fairly consistent bimodal pattern of allele frequency distribution, apparent in most of these geographically and genetically diverse populations, suggests that the ApoB 3[prime] VNTR polymorphism predates the geographic dispersal of ancestral human populations. In spite of the observed high degree of polymorphism at this locus (expected heterozygosity levels 55%-78%), the genotype distributions in all populations (irrespective of their tribal or cosmopolitan nature) conform to their respective Hardy-Weinberg predictions. Furthermore, analysis of the congruence between expected heterozygosity and the observed number of alleles reveals that, in general, the allele frequency distributions at this locus are in agreement with the predictions of the classical mutation-drift models. The data also show that alleles that are shared by all populations have the highest average frequency within populations. These findings demonstrate the potential utility of highly informative hypervariable loci such as the ApoB 3[prime] VNTR locus in population genetic research, as well as in forensic medicine and determination of biological relatedness of individuals. 38 refs., 2 figs., 3 tabs.

Deka, R.; DeCroo, S.; Ferrell, R.E. (Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (United States)); Chakraborty, R.; Barton, S.A. (Univ. of Texas, Houston (United States)); Rothhammer, F. (Universidad de Chile, Santiago (Chile))

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Clarinet as Extension of the Voice and Expressive Conduit of Musical Styles in Diverse Ensembles.  

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??Original research into the links between vocal and clarinet tone reveals how clarinettists act as expressive conduits of musical styles in diverse ensembles. This research… (more)

Rainey, Lucy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sub-aperture piston phase diversity for segmented and multi-aperture systems  

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Phase diversity is a method of image-based wavefront sensing that simultaneously estimates the unknown phase aberrations of an imaging system along with an image of the object. To perform this estimation a series of images differing by a known aberration, typically defocus, are used. In this paper we present a new method of introducing the diversity unique to segmented and multi-aperture systems in which individual segments or sub-apertures are pistoned with respect to one another. We compare this new diversity with the conventional focus diversity.

Bolcar, Matthew R.; Fienup, James R

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TransForum v7n1 - Diversity of Choices: Key to Improving Transportatio...  

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Diversity of Choices: Key to Improving Transportation Energy Efficiency Argonne's Mobile Automotive Technology Testbed Argonne's Mobile Automotive Technology Testbed can be...

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NNSA Service Center EEO and Diversity Office FY 2009 Year-End...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Message from the EEO & Diversity Manager... 2 1.2 Summary & Analysis of Data by Function ... 3 1.3 Metrics: Informal...

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Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel Management  

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 This document, required by Executive Order 13583, provides a shared direction, encourages commitment, and creates alignment so agencies can approach their workplace diversity and inclusion efforts...

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The Stellar Populations of Seyfert 2 Nuclei  

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We present a preliminary analysis of the stellar populations in the central parsecs of a sample of 22 Seyfert 2 galaxies, based on a careful separation of nebular emission and stellar light in high-spatial resolution HST-STIS spectra. 10% of the surveyed nuclei display stellar populations of intermediate age, 1-2 Gyr old, whereas the remaining targets appear to be evenly split between objects showing only very old stellar populations and nuclei requiring also an additional blue featureless component, which we characterise by means of very young, few-Myr-old stars. The small fraction of stellar population of intermediate age seems to argue against the presence of such a young component, however, since the short lifetime of O-stars would imply recurrent star-formation episodes and the build-up over the last 1-2 Gyr of a detectable intermediate-age population. Additionally, a correlation between the luminosity of such a blue component and the emission from highly-ionised species, together with the general absence of Wolf-Rayet features, further suggests that the featureless continuum arises from the central engine rather than from star-forming regions. We discuss our results in the framework of the unification paradigm and of models for star formation close to supermassive black holes.

Marc Sarzi; Joe Shields; Rick Pogge; Paul Martini

2007-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Physiological diversity and distributions of heterotrophic bacteria in deep cretaceous sediments of the Atlantic coastal plain  

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A series of 23 intact core segments was obtained from two distinct deep subsurface geological formations, the Middendorf and the Cape Fear formations, underlying the southeastern coastal plain of South Carolina. Aerobic chemoheterotrophic bacteria were enumerated on a dilute medium, and populations ranged from 3.1 to 6.4 log CFU g of sediment[sup [minus]1] in the Middendorf cores and from below detection to 4.3 log CFU g[sup [minus]1] in the Cape Fear cores. A total of 198 morphologically distinct colony types were isolated, purified, and subjected to 108 different physiological measurements. The isolates from the two formations were distinct as were those in different core samples from the same formation. Cluster analysis revealed 21 different biotypes based on similarities of 75% or higher in response patterns to 21 physiological assays. One biotype contained 57 of the subsurface isolates, 10 biotypes contained 5 or more isolates, and the remainder had 4 or fewer. The organic compounds that were most commonly metabolized by the subsurface bacteria included Tween 40 and [beta]-hydroxybutyric acid. Organic acids, in general, were also commonly metabolized by the subsurface bacteria. Isolates from the Cape Fear core segments were capable of metabolizing a higher percentage of the substrates than were bacteria isolated from the Middendorf formation. Although the heterogeneous distributions of bacteria in deep subsurface sediments may make it difficult to use aquifer microcosms to predict in situ biotransformation rates, the diversity of the physiological properties of these organisms offers promise for in situ remediation of contaminants.

Fredrickson, J.K.; Zachara, J.M.; Li, S.W.; Brockman, F.J.; Simmons, M.A. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)); Balkwill, D.L. (Florida State Univ., Tallahassee (United States))

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Population Exposures to Pollutants Emitted From Natural...  

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Modeling Population Exposures to Pollutants Emitted From Natural Gas Cooking Burners Title Modeling Population Exposures to Pollutants Emitted From Natural Gas Cooking Burners...

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Tracer populations in the local group  

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, in good agreement with previous work. I go on to develop a set of tracer mass estimators that build on previous work which make use of actual (and not projected) distance and proper motion data, reflecting the amount and quality of data now available to us... ages range from 1-10 Gyr; the scale height of the population increases with age from 200 kpc to around 700 kpc and the metallicity decreases with age to around 20% solar. The typical content of this disk population are A stars, planetary nebulae...

Watkins, Laura Louise

2011-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Does plant richness influence animal richness? the mammals of Catalonia (NE Spain)  

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B.A. & Porter, E.E. (2003) Does herbivore diversity depend247–252 BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Does plant richness influencenot directly causal. This does not mean that plants do not

Hawkins, Bradford A.; Pausas, J G

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Is the presence of a companion animal dog beneficial for computer operators?  

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This research was conducted to assess whether workers' social facilitation-inhibition could be evoked by introducing a companion animal dog into the workplace or not. The experiments were carried out with three kinds of work conditions: working alone, ... Keywords: companion animal dog, physiological changes, social facilitation and inhibition, task performance

Rie Takeshima; Iiji Ogawa

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An optical see-through augmented reality system for the treatment of phobia to small animals  

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This paper presents an optical see-through (OST) Augmented Reality (AR) system for the treatment of phobia to small animals. Our group has already presented two AR systems for this treatment. The first system was a video see-through (VST) AR system. ... Keywords: augmented reality, optical see-through, phobia to small animals, virtual therapy

M. Carmen Juan; Mariano Alcañiz; Jérôme Calatrava; Irene Zaragozá; Rosa Baños; Cristina Botella

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Digitally complemented zoomorphism: a theoretical foundation for human-animal interaction design  

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From an interspecies perspective, we advocate for a theoretical foundation aimed at facilitating further research towards digitally mediated human-animal interaction. The proposed framework follows an approach we call 'digitally complemented zoomorphism' ... Keywords: design, human-animal interaction, play, technology, user experience

Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Section: Stream-based animation of real-time crowd scenes  

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We present a new way of drawing a crowd of animated characters in real-time. Previous work has focused almost exclusively on how to visualize ever larger crowd scenes and the current state-of-the-art can display tens of thousands of virtual humans with ... Keywords: Animation, Crowd simulation, OpenCL

Wayne Daniel Lister; Andy Day

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Real-time motion effect enhancement based on fluid dynamics in figure animation  

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In fast figure animation, motion blur is often employed to generate fantastic effects of figure motion, for exaggerating the atmosphere one wants to convey. In the previous works for long time, the solution based on certain kind of image blending in ... Keywords: GPU geometric processing, fluid dynamics, motion blur, skeletal animation

Tian-Chen Xu; En-Hua Wu; Mo Chen; Ming Xie

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A color-action perceptual approach to the classification of animated movies  

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We address a particular case of video genre classification, namely the classification of animated movies. This task is achieved using two categories of content descriptors, temporal and color based, which are adapted to this particular content. Temporal ... Keywords: action content, animated genre classification, color properties, video indexing

Bogdan Ionescu; Constantin Vertan; Patrick Lambert; Alexandre Benoit

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding how children understand robots: Perceived animism in child-robot interaction  

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Centuries ago, the existence of life was explained by the presence of a soul (Tylor, 1871). Known as animism, this term was re-defined in the 1970s by Piaget as young children's beliefs that inanimate objects are capable of actions and have life-like ... Keywords: Animism, Child development, Children, Developmental psychology, Human-robot interaction, Robotics

Tanya N. Beran; Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano; Roman Kuzyk; Meghann Fior; Sarah Nugent

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DIVERSITY OF LUMINOUS SUPERNOVAE FROM NON-STEADY MASS LOSS  

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We show that the diversity in the density slope of the dense wind due to non-steady mass loss can be one way to explain the spectral diversity of Type II luminous supernovae (LSNe). The interaction of SN ejecta and wind surrounding it is considered to be a power source to illuminate LSNe because many LSNe show the wind signature in their spectra (Type IIn LSNe). However, there also exist LSNe without the spectral features caused by the wind (Type IIL LSNe). We show that, even if LSNe are illuminated by the interaction, it is possible that they do not show the narrow spectra from the wind if we take into account the non-steady mass loss of their progenitors. When the shock breakout takes place in a dense wind with the density structure {rho}{proportional_to}r{sup -w}, the ratio of the diffusion timescale in the optically thick region of the wind (t{sub d} ) and the shock propagation timescale of the entire wind after the shock breakout (t{sub s} ) strongly depends on w. For the case w {approx}< 1, both timescales are comparable (t{sub d} /t{sub s} {approx_equal} 1) and t{sub d} /t{sub s} gets smaller as w gets larger. For the case t{sub d} /t{sub s} {approx_equal} 1, the shock goes through the entire wind just after the light-curve (LC) peak, and narrow spectral lines from the wind cannot be observed after the LC peak (Type IIL LSNe). If t{sub d} /t{sub s} is much smaller, the shock wave continues to propagate in the wind after the LC peak, and unshocked wind remains (Type IIn LSNe). This difference can be obtained only through careful treatment of the shock breakout condition in a dense wind. The lack of narrow Lorentzian line profiles in Type IIL LSNe before the LC peak can also be explained by the difference in the density slope. Furthermore, we apply our model to Type IIn LSN 2006gy and Type IIL LSN 2008es and find that our model is consistent with the observations.

Moriya, Takashi J.; Tominaga, Nozomu, E-mail: takashi.moriya@ipmu.jp [Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Todai Institutes for Advanced Study, University of Tokyo, Kashiwanoha 5-1-5, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583 (Japan)

2012-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

485

An accurate approximation to the average error probability of cooperative diversity in Nakagami-m fading  

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A new approximation to the average symbol error rate of cooperative diversity is derived for independent and non-identically distributed Nakagami-m fading channels. The new approximation has the same computational complexity as previous lower bounds ... Keywords: Nakagami, cooperative diversity, fading channels, symbol error rate

Norman C. Beaulieu; Yunfei Chen

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Achieving maximum spatial diversity with decouple-and-forward relaying in dual-hop OSTBC transmissions  

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In this letter, we prove that decouple-and-forward (DCF) relaying for dual-hop orthogonal space-time block code (OSTBC) transmissions achieves the maximum diversity order attainable by dual-hop MIMO relaying systems. Decoupling at the relay transforms ... Keywords: OSTBC, decouple-and-forward relaying, diversity order, dual-hop MIMO system, rayleigh fading channels

In-Ho Lee; Dongwoo Kim

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Diversity Council Representatives from Texas AgriLife  

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Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Diversity Council Representatives from Texas AgriLife Facilitator Joni E. Baker, Ph.D. Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity The Texas A&M University System 200 Technology Way, Suite 1281 College Station, Texas 77845-3424 979-458-6203 979-458-6206 (fax

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Interference Suppression Consisting of Pre-distortion Filtering and Selective Transmit Diversity  

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In this paper we present and evaluate a pre-distortion (PD) scheme for the downlink of Wideband-code division multiple access (W-CDMA) systems considering a Rake in the receiver in order to exploit multipath diversity. Its performance is compared with ... Keywords: Downlink transmission, Frequency-selective channels, Pre-processing, Selective transmit diversity, W-CDMA

Mário Marques Silva; Américo M. Correia; Rui Dinis

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Identifying and tackling diversity of management and administration of a handover process  

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Software handover is a de facto process in all software organizations. It is one of the most business critical and complex processes. It is also one of the most diverse processes, and thereby, one of the most difficult processes to define. Despite this, ... Keywords: diversity, transition, transition plan, transition schedule

Ahmad Salman Khan; Mira Kajko-Mattsson

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The University of Texas at Austin | Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Introduction ...........................................................................................................................................3  

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The University of Texas at Austin | Division of Diversity and Community Engagement #12;contents..................................................................................................BACK COVER #12;The University of Texas at Austin 3 introduction The University of Texas at Austin is proud Division of Diversity and Community Engagement The University of Texas at Austin 1 University Station A5800

Texas at Austin, University of

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TA Orientation 1999 Activity #16a. Classroom Climate, Scholastic Dishonesty, and Diversity  

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TA Orientation 1999 Activity #16a. Classroom Climate, Scholastic Dishonesty, and Diversity Page 171. Brainstorm factors that contributed to the positive/negative classroom climate #12;TA Orientation 2004;TA Orientation 1999 Activity #16b (3 points) Page 173 Case Studies: Diversity and Gender Issues GROUP

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Disparate effects of plant genotypic diversity on foliage and litter arthropod communities  

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Intraspecific diversity within plant species is increasingly recognized as an important influence on the structure of associated arthropod communities, though whether there are congruent responses of above- and belowground communities to intraspecific diversity remains unclear. In this study, we compare the effects of host-plant genotype and genotypic diversity of the perennial plant, Solidago altissima, on the arthropod community associated with living plant tissue (foliage-based community) and microarthropods associated with leaf litter (litter-based community). We found that variation among host-plant genotypes had strong effects on the diversity and composition of foliage-based arthropods, but only weak influence on litter-based microarthropods. Furthermore, host-plant genotypic diversity was positively related to the abundance and diversity of foliage-based arthropods, including herbivore and predator trophic levels. In contrast, there were minimal effects of genotypic diversity in litter on microarthropods. Our study illustrates that incorporating both above- and belowground perspective into community genetics studies leads to very different conclusions about the importance of intraspecific diversity, than when considering aboveground responses in isolation.

Crutsinger, Greg [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Reynolds, Nicholas [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Classen, Aimee T [ORNL; Sanders, Dr. Nathan James [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Patch-Burning: "Rotational Grazing Without Fences" Using Fire and Grazing to Restore Diversity on Grasslands  

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Patch-Burning: "Rotational Grazing Without Fences" Using Fire and Grazing to Restore Diversity characteristics. Patch Burning and Grazing Can Promote Diversity The objective of patch burning is to create State University burn portions of unfenced landscapes each year. Livestock focus grazing on recently

Debinski, Diane M.

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A bayesian learning approach to promoting diversity in ranking for biomedical information retrieval  

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In this paper, we propose a Bayesian learning approach to promoting diversity for information retrieval in biomedicine and a re-ranking model to improve retrieval performance in the biomedical domain. First, the re-ranking model computes the maximum ... Keywords: beyesian learning, biomedical IR, promoting diversity

Xiangji Huang; Qinmin Hu

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Energy implications of an aging population  

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This study provides various demographic, medical, and economic information relative to energy usage on a segment of the population, the elderly, which is growing in absolute numbers and relative population percentage. This growth is expected to continue well into the twenty-first century. The US aging population numbered 3.1 million in 1900, and by 1977 it had climbed to 23.5 million. It can be stated with reasonable certainty that this figure will rise to 31 million in the year 2000 and 43 million in the year 2020. These figures, corresponding to more than 10% of our population, are by no means insignificant. As our fossil-fuel reserves are being depleted and the cost of energy mounts, it becomes apparent that the elderly will become increasingly vulnerable to the energy crisis, primarily beause of their physical tendency to infirmity, their economic and social situation, and their susceptibility to psychological depression. This white paper concentrates on those aspects of aging and the nation's energy problem which are not usually related in our everyday consideration of these as separable problems. It seeks to identify the peculiar energy problems of the aged and to consider alternatives in the solution of these problems in light of modern technology.

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1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Population Dynamics  

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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Population Dynamics Delineated by Organochlorine Tracers R bluefin tuna (ABFT) are highly valued and heavily exploited, and critical uncertainties regarding. Hereweshowthatorganochlorinepesticidesandpolychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) can be used as tracers of bluefin tuna foraging grounds in the North Atlantic

Hilton, Eric J.

497

Ontology-driven, unsupervised instance population  

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The Semantic Web's need for machine understandable content has led researchers to attempt to automatically acquire such content from a number of sources, including the web. To date, such research has focused on ''document-driven'' systems that individually ... Keywords: Classification, Confidence assessment, Instance population, Ontology-driven, Semantic Web

Luke K. McDowell; Michael Cafarella

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and  

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

Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce March 5, 2013 - 9:43am Addthis Watch our science and tech experts answer questions and share advice on STEM Education and Careers. Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Where Can I Learn More? Visit diversity.energy.gov for more on the Department's efforts to support minority participation in STEM fields. The national alarm has been sounded. While industry demand for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals is building at a feverish pace, there's a major roadblock to filling these jobs. The STEM gap is widening for women and minorities. Blacks and Latinos represent

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A Government-Wide Approach to a Diverse Workforce | Department of Energy  

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A Government-Wide Approach to a Diverse Workforce A Government-Wide Approach to a Diverse Workforce A Government-Wide Approach to a Diverse Workforce August 24, 2011 - 10:05am Addthis Bill Valdez Bill Valdez Principal Deputy Director "To realize more fully the goal of using the talents of all segments of society, the Federal Government must continue to challenge itself to enhance its ability to recruit, hire, promote, and retain a more diverse workforce. Further, the Federal Government must create a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility, and fairness to enable individuals to participate to their full potential." - President Barack Obama On August 18, 2011, President Obama issued an Executive Order on Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce. This initiative seeks to coordinate

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Diversity and Inclusion Events Calendar | Department of Energy  

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September 2013 September 2013 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 National German - American Heritage Month 3:45PM EDT » National Hispanic Heritage Month 3:45PM to 11:45PM EDT » 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 « National German - American Heritage Month 3:45PM EDT » « National Hispanic Heritage Month 3:45PM to 11:45PM EDT » 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 « National German - American Heritage Month 3:45PM EDT » « National Hispanic Heritage Month 3:45PM to 11:45PM EDT » International Day of Democracy 3:45PM EDT African American Federal Executive Association, Inc. 9th Annual Training Workshop 9:00AM to 5:00PM EDT Equal Opportunity Publications' STEM Diversity Career Expo 9:45AM EDT International Day of Peace 3:45PM EDT Mexican Independence Day 3:45PM EDT Constitution / Citizenship Day 3:45PM EDT