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Administration  

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This document has been funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under Contract 68-W6-0014. It has been subject to administrative review by all agencies participating in the Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable, and has been approved for publication. Any mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. TABLE OF CONTENTS

Technologies Roundtable

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... Home; Browse by Tag; Most Popular Tags. ... Technology drives natural gas production growth from shale gas formations.

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Amb. Linton Brooks Sworn in as NNSA Administrator | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

in as NNSA Administrator Amb. Linton Brooks Sworn in as NNSA Administrator May 16, 2003 Washington, DC Amb. Linton Brooks Sworn in as NNSA Administrator Secretary Abraham...

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Administrator - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

www.eia.gov Adam Sieminski Administrator Biography Adam Sieminski was sworn in on June 4, 2012, as the eighth administrator of the U.S. Energy Information ...

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Amb. Linton Brooks Sworn in as NNSA Administrator | National...  

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Amb. Linton Brooks Sworn in as NNSA Administrator | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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Obama Administration Announces $85 Million in Recovery Act Funding for  

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85 Million in Recovery Act Funding 85 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Early Career Scientists' Research Obama Administration Announces $85 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Early Career Scientists' Research July 17, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $85 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be awarded in early 2010 to support at least 50 early career researchers for five years at U.S. academic institutions and DOE national laboratories. "This funding highlights the Administrations continued commitment to building the nation's scientific workforce by attracting top emerging researchers to careers in vital areas of basic research," said Secretary Chu. "By investing in scientific researchers in their formative years, we

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... Electricity tends to flow south in North America.

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Today in Energy - Archive - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. ... growth in North America. June 14, 2013

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities. February 22, 2012

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Consumption & Efficiency. Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, and ...

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In The Spotlight | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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In The Spotlight | National Nuclear Security Administration In The Spotlight | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog In The Spotlight Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight In The Spotlight Berni Alder, 2009 National Medal of Science Winner Berni Alder Role: Retired lab physicist and computational pioneer, Lawrence Livermore

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Electronic bidding in Brazilian public administration purchases  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper intended to evaluate the determinative factors in the price variation of the purchases through e-bidding in Brazil. A survey in 195 e-bidding winners was carried through to test the relation between the price variation and representative ... Keywords: Brazil, asset specificity, auction theory, bids, central government, e-bidding, e-finance, electronic bidding, electronic finance, multiple regression, online bidding, price variations, public administration, public expenditure, purchases, purchasing, suppliers, transaction costs, transaction frequency

Evandro Rodrigues De Faria; Marco Aurelio Marques Ferreira; Lucas Maia Dos Santos

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In The Spotlight | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure...

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InTeach | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure...

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Perceptions of selected senior administrators of higher education institutions in Mexico regarding needed administrative competencies  

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Higher education institutions have an important role in changing societies; those in developing countries present an ample spectrum of differences, particularities, and needs. The role that senior administrators play as managers of those institutions is fundamental in the decision making process; consequently, it is very important that those administrators possess the needed attributes during the development of their endeavors. The purpose of this study is to identify the competencies needed by senior administrators in higher education institutions in Mexico, as current administrators project them. The naturalistic paradigm of inquiry was used to frame the study and acquire and analyze data. The sample consisted of twenty senior administrators from eight Mexican higher education institutions. The researcher visited those campuses on three trips between June 2001 and March 2002. Data came from three sources: interviews with respondents; observation of participants before, during, and after the interview sessions; and analysis of records and documents. Data from interviews were unitized and sorted into categories. Some of the conclusions of the researcher included: ?Social forces and trends inside and outside of Mexican higher education institutions are pushing the need for a senior administrator with a broad understanding of the national situation, with the resources to support the national initiatives, and with the ability to make appropriate responses in their own institutions. ?Identified needed competencies for the future higher education senior administrator are organized by personal characteristics and skills, administrative competencies, competencies of social responsibility, and institutional competencies. ?Public university leaders believe that they face more difficult situations in their institutions that their private institution counterparts in order to adapt and change. ?Differences between and within public and private higher education institutions in Mexico make evident the need for specific training for their senior administrators to achieve professional development necessary to the specific needs of their institutions.

Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Elsa Maria

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... Significant potential for plug-in vehicles exists in U.S. housing stock.

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report › Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report ... the distributed generation ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies. May 23, 2013

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies. May 22, 2013

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Administrator D'Agostino's Remarks on NNSA's Role in Implementing...  

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NNSA's Role in Implementing President Obama's Nuclear Security Agenda | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation...

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T-564: Vulnerabilities in Citrix Licensing administration components |  

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4: Vulnerabilities in Citrix Licensing administration 4: Vulnerabilities in Citrix Licensing administration components T-564: Vulnerabilities in Citrix Licensing administration components February 24, 2011 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Vulnerabilities in Citrix Licensing administration components. PLATFORM: Citrix Licensing Administration Console, formerly known as the License Management Console. ABSTRACT: The vulnerabilities impact all current versions of the Citrix Licensing Administration Console, formerly known as the License Management Console. reference LINKS: Citrix ID:CTX128167 SecurityTracker Alert ID:1025123 Citrix Support IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: Citrix has been made aware of a number of vulnerabilities in a third-party component that is used by the Citrix Licensing administration console. These vulnerabilities could potentially allow an unauthorized user to gain

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Freckle Formation in Superalloys  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

production of freckling in superalloy castings, made directionally in a Bridgemau furnace capable of producing DS castings in which the ..... developed by UES Inc. , Dayton, OH, USA. 14. ... Alloys for Gas Turbines 1986”, eds. W. Betz et al, .... # Oil. #009. 1435. 1435. 1500. 1500. 1400. 1465. 1400. 1465. 1400. 1435. 1500.

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STAR FORMATION IN ATOMIC GAS  

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Observations of nearby galaxies have firmly established, over a broad range of galactic environments and metallicities, that star formation occurs exclusively in the molecular phase of the interstellar medium (ISM). Theoretical models show that this association results from the correlation between chemical phase, shielding, and temperature. Interstellar gas converts from atomic to molecular only in regions that are well shielded from interstellar ultraviolet (UV) photons, and since UV photons are also the dominant source of interstellar heating, only in these shielded regions does the gas become cold enough to be subject to Jeans instability. However, while the equilibrium temperature and chemical state of interstellar gas are well correlated, the timescale required to reach chemical equilibrium is much longer than that required to reach thermal equilibrium, and both timescales are metallicity-dependent. Here I show that the difference in timescales implies that, at metallicities below a few percent of the solar value, well shielded gas will reach low temperatures and proceed to star formation before the bulk of it is able to convert from atomic to molecular. As a result, at extremely low metallicities, star formation will occur in a cold atomic phase of the ISM rather than a molecular phase. I calculate the observable consequences of this result for star formation in low-metallicity galaxies, and I discuss how some current numerical models for H{sub 2}-regulated star formation may need to be modified.

Krumholz, Mark R., E-mail: krumholz@ucolick.org [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States)

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $197 Million in Weatheriza...  

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

197 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Wisconsin Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly 197 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy...

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $86 Million in Weatherizat...  

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86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Puerto Rico Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly 86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy...

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PV integration in the Bonneville Power Administration balancing authority area.  

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??In this study I investigate the accuracy and necessity of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) PV integration tariff, which was instituted in 2011. Note that,… (more)

Schumaker, Adam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bush Administration Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing...  

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

Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Global Climate Change Bush Administration Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Global Climate Change February 27, 2007 -...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... (see map above). The terms for such net metering arrangements are typically embodied in a utility tariff.

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... often from renewable energy resources. A feed-in tariff ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... Hydropower has a long history in the United States. June 20, 2011

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S ... Other than the industrial sector in Montana with 63% participation, ...

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1995 Buildings in 80's - Energy Information Administration  

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1995 Building in 80's Sources: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, EIA-457 of the 1980 ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December. ... Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... Foreign investors play large role in U.S. shale industry . ... Geology and technology drive estimates of technically recoverable ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... Apartments in buildings with 5 or more units use less energy than other home types. ... Combined heat and power technology fills ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Reference case shows that recent growth in domestic crude oil and natural gas ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form 810, ... which is located in the Philadelphia area and had been idle since the fourth quarter of 2011.

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... Foreign investors play large role in U.S. shale industry . November ... Technology drives natural gas production growth from ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners. ... heat and power technology fills an important energy niche. ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... Home; Browse by Tag; Most Popular Tags. ... EIA’s AEO2012 includes analysis of breakthroughs in vehicle battery technology.

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Obama Administration's Rural Tour Stops in Western Alaska | Department of  

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

Administration's Rural Tour Stops in Western Alaska Administration's Rural Tour Stops in Western Alaska Obama Administration's Rural Tour Stops in Western Alaska August 13, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON D.C. - Four Cabinet Secretaries brought the Obama Administration's Rural Tour to rural Alaska today, with stops in Bethel and Hooper Bay, representing the largest Cabinet-level delegation to visit the state. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack held a public forum and indivdual stakeholder meetings in Bethel. The Secretaries toured a school, a housing development and wind turbines in Hooper Bay, a coastal fishing village. President Obama announced the launch of his Administration's Rural Tour in

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Self-formation in Microelectronics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The external formation of integrated circuits based on lithographic processes is not the only possible method for manufacturing electron devices, either integrated circuits or photovoltaic cells. Planar technology, based on external formation, requires ... Keywords: Artificial Systems, Development, Microelectronics, Reproduction, Self-Formation

Stepas Janušonis

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coring in deep hardrock formations  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The United States Department of Energy is involved in a variety of scientific and engineering feasibility studies requiring extensive drilling in hard crystalline rock. In many cases well depths extend from 6000 to 20,000 feet in high-temperature, granitic formations. Examples of such projects are the Hot Dry Rock well system at Fenton Hill, New Mexico and the planned exploratory magma well near Mammoth Lakes, California. In addition to these programs, there is also continuing interest in supporting programs to reduce drilling costs associated with the production of geothermal energy from underground sources such as the Geysers area near San Francisco, California. The overall progression in these efforts is to drill deeper holes in higher temperature, harder formations. In conjunction with this trend is a desire to improve the capability to recover geological information. Spot coring and continuous coring are important elements in this effort. It is the purpose of this report to examine the current methods used to obtain core from deep wells and to suggest projects which will improve existing capabilities. 28 refs., 8 figs., 2 tabs.

Drumheller, D.S.

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wormhole formation in dissolving fractures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the dissolution of artificial fractures with three-dimensional, pore-scale numerical simulations. The fluid velocity in the fracture space was determined from a lattice-Boltzmann method, and a stochastic solver was used for the transport of dissolved species. Numerical simulations were used to study conditions under which long conduits (wormholes) form in an initially rough but spatially homogeneous fracture. The effects of flow rate, mineral dissolution rate and geometrical properties of the fracture were investigated, and the optimal conditions for wormhole formation determined.

Szymczak, P

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bush Administration Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Global  

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

Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Global Climate Change Bush Administration Plays Leading Role in Studying and Addressing Global Climate Change February 27, 2007 - 3:49pm Addthis Washington, DC - Continuing to take the lead in addressing global climate change, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen Johnson, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher discussed Working Group I's contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report confirms what President Bush has said about the nature of climate change and it reaffirms the need for continued U.S. leadership in

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Problems in the administration of state solar legislation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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

Warren, M.

1979-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings  

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

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge June 30, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago the 14 initial partners committing to the Better Buildings Challenge. The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make America's commercial buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade. The Better Buildings Initiative is co-led by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

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Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings  

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

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge June 30, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago the 14 initial partners committing to the Better Buildings Challenge. The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make America's commercial buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade. The Better Buildings Initiative is co-led by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

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Obama Administration Offers $59 Million in Conditional Loan Guarantees to  

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

Obama Administration Offers $59 Million in Conditional Loan Obama Administration Offers $59 Million in Conditional Loan Guarantees to Beacon Power and Nordic Windpower, Inc. Obama Administration Offers $59 Million in Conditional Loan Guarantees to Beacon Power and Nordic Windpower, Inc. July 2, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- Secretary Steven Chu today announced $59 million in conditional loan guarantees from the Department of Energy for Nordic Windpower, USA, and Beacon Power. Nordic Windpower has been offered $16 million to support the expansion of its assembly plant in Pocatello, Idaho, to produce its one megawatt wind turbine. Beacon Power, an energy storage company, has been offered $43 million to support the construction of its 20 megawatt flywheel energy storage plant in Stephentown, New York that will

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STAR FORMATION IN DENSE CLUSTERS  

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A model of core-clump accretion with equally likely stopping describes star formation in the dense parts of clusters, where models of isolated collapsing cores may not apply. Each core accretes at a constant rate onto its protostar, while the surrounding clump gas accretes as a power of protostar mass. Short accretion flows resemble Shu accretion and make low-mass stars. Long flows resemble reduced Bondi accretion and make massive stars. Accretion stops due to environmental processes of dynamical ejection, gravitational competition, and gas dispersal by stellar feedback, independent of initial core structure. The model matches the field star initial mass function (IMF) from 0.01 to more than 10 solar masses. The core accretion rate and the mean accretion duration set the peak of the IMF, independent of the local Jeans mass. Massive protostars require the longest accretion durations, up to 0.5 Myr. The maximum protostar luminosity in a cluster indicates the mass and age of its oldest protostar. The distribution of protostar luminosities matches those in active star-forming regions if protostars have a constant birthrate but not if their births are coeval. For constant birthrate, the ratio of young stellar objects to protostars indicates the star-forming age of a cluster, typically {approx}1 Myr. The protostar accretion luminosity is typically less than its steady spherical value by a factor of {approx}2, consistent with models of episodic disk accretion.

Myers, Philip C., E-mail: pmyers@cfa.harvard.edu [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

2011-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable  

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Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable Energy Projects and to Modernize the Grid Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable Energy Projects and to Modernize the Grid July 29, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy will provide up to $30 billion in loan guarantees, depending on the applications and market conditions, for renewable energy projects. Another $750 million will support several billion dollars more in loan guarantees for projects that increase the reliability, efficiency and security of the nation's transmission system. The two new loan guarantee solicitations announced today are being funded partly through the

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Nanocrystal Formation in Glasses - Programmaster.org  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Nanocrystal Formation in Glasses ... copper have been treated in hydrogen atmospheres to form nanocrystals imbedded in a glassy matrix.

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization  

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

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Massachusetts Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Massachusetts March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Massachusetts will receive $176,988,457 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $122,077,457 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $54,911,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work.

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Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and  

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Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today detailed an investment of nearly $8 billion in state and local weatherization and energy efficiency efforts as part of the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. With an investment of about $5 billion through the Weatherization Assistance Program and about $3 billion for the State Energy Program, the Department of Energy will partner with state and local governments to put 87,000 Americans to work and save families hundreds of dollars per year on their energy bills.

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This Week In Petroleum - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

In the Midwest, rising propane ... The national average diesel fuel price decreased three cents for a second consecutive week, to $3.92 per gallon, ...

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This Week In Petroleum - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... Stocks, Supply, Prices, Data and Analysis from the Energy ... Change From Last; 12/27/13 Week ... other major uncertainties are always present in ...

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This Week In Petroleum - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

In 2013, Gulf Coast runs ... The national average diesel fuel price increased four cents to $3.87 per gallon, 17 cents higher than last year at this time.

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EIA - State Electricity Profiles - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... More Tables on New Jersey's Electricity Profile: Formats;

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S ... U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Office of Fossil Energy.

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Methods for forming wellbores in heated formations  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for forming a wellbore in a heated formation includes flowing liquid cooling fluid to a bottom hole assembly in a wellbore in a heated formation. At least a portion of the liquid cooling fluid is vaporized at or near a region to be cooled. Vaporizing the liquid cooling fluid absorbs heat from the region to be cooled.

Guimerans, Rosalvina Ramona; Mansure, Arthur James

2012-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

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CO2 Sequestration in Basalt Formations  

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CO CO 2 SequeStratiOn in BaSalt FOrmatiOnS Background There is growing concern that buildup of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), in the atmosphere is contributing to global climate change. One option for mitigating this effect is to sequester CO 2 in geologic formations. Numerous site assessments for geologic sequestration of CO 2 have been conducted in virtually every region of the United States. For the most part, these studies have involved storing CO 2 in saline formation, deep coal seams, and depleted oil and gas reservoirs. Another option, however, is basalt formations. Basalt is a dark-colored, silica-rich, volcanic rock that contains cations-such as calcium, magnesium, and iron-that can combine with CO 2 to form carbonate minerals. Basalt formations have not received much

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... storage, imports and exports, ... Uranium fuel, nuclear reactors, generation, spent fuel. Total Energy.

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Green and blue colors indicate lower than normal frequency. Tags: California, consumption, ...

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- Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Renewable & Alternative Fuels. Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. ...

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NNSA conducts training in Israel | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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A Day in The Life | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Ice Formation in Gas-Diffusion Layers  

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of California. Ice Formation in Gas-Diffusion Layers Thomasconditions, ice forms in the gas-diffusion layer (GDL) of areaction of reactant gases (1). A number of strategies exist

Dursch, Thomas

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eddy Formation in 2½-Layer, Quasigeostrophic Jets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The formation of nonlinear eddies in unstable 2½-layer, quasigeostrophic jets is investigated using a piecewise constant potential vorticity, “contour dynamical” model. Both infinite and semi-infinite jet dynamics are explored, considering a ...

Ilson C. A. da Silveira; Glenn R. Flierl

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling deposit formation in diesel injector nozzle  

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Formation of deposit in the diesel injector nozzle affects the injection behavior and hinders performance. Under running condition, deposit precursors are washed away by the ensuing injection. However, during the cool down ...

Sudhiesh Kumar, Chintoo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... Syrian unrest threatens potential role as an energy transit country. October 25, ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy.

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Energy Information Administration ... imports and exports, production, prices, sales. Electricity. Sales, revenue and prices, power plants, fuel ... Colorado May 21, ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... Alternative Fuels. Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, ...

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Energy Information Administration ... power plants, fuel use, stocks, generation, trade, demand ... Eastern electric systems tested during first ...

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Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... Marcellus natural gas pipeline projects to primarily benefit New York and New Jersey.

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Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... AEO2012 has energy projections and analyses of legislation, regulations, and side cases.

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies. Environment. Greenhouse gas data, ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Markets & Finance. Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies. Environment.

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Energy Information Administration ... Home; Browse by Tag; Most Popular Tags. ... Geology and technology drive estimates of technically recoverable resources.

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Energy Information Administration ... Home; Browse by Tag; ... Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche.

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... hydroelectric pumped storage, other energy storage, ...

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Structure formation in modified gravity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We pursue a (1+3) ?covariant analysis of cosmological peculiar velocity of pressure?free matter induced by the matter density perturbations in modified f(R) gravity theories. Instead of working in a quasi?Newtonian Eulerian frame

D. M. Solomons; P. K. S. Dunsby; S. Carloni

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation damage in underbalanced drilling operations  

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Formation damage has long been recognized as a potential source of reduced productivity and injectivity in both horizontal and vertical wells. From the moment that the pay zone is being drilled until the well is put on production, a formation is exposed to a series of fluids and operations that can reduce its productive capacity. Any process that causes a loss in the productivity of an oil-, gas-, or water-saturated formation has a damaging effect on the reservoir. These damage mechanisms predominantly fall into three major classifications: mechanical, chemical, and biological. Underbalanced drilling operations involve drilling a portion of the wellbore at fluid pressures less than that of the target formation. This technology has been used to prevent or minimize problems associated with invasive formation damage, which often greatly reduces the productivity of oil and gas reservoirs, mainly in openhole horizontal-well applications. Underbalanced drilling is not a solution for all formation-damage problems. Damage caused by poorly designed and/or executed underbalanced drilling programs can equal or exceed that which may occur with a well-designed conventional overbalanced drilling program. Four techniques are currently available to achieve underbalanced conditions while drilling. These include using lightweight drilling fluids, injecting gas down the drillpipe, injecting gas into a parasite string, and using foam. This study provides an analysis of a number of potential damage mechanisms present when drilling underbalanced. It describes each one and its influence on the productivity of a well. Additionally it presents a general description of the different techniques that can be applied to carry out successful, cost-effective UBD operations, and discusses how these techniques may be used to reduce or eliminate formation damage.

Reyes Serpa, Carlos Alberto

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In situ oxidation of subsurface formations  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods and systems for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation described herein include providing heat to a first portion of the formation from a plurality of heaters in the first portion, producing produced through one or more production wells in a second portion of the formation, reducing or turning off heat provided to the first portion after a selected time, providing an oxidizing fluid through one or more of the heater wells in the first portion, providing heat to the first portion and the second portion through oxidation of at least some hydrocarbons in the first portion, and producing fluids through at least one of the production wells in the second portion. The produced fluids may include at least some oxidized hydrocarbons produced in the first portion.

Beer, Gary Lee (Houston, TX); Mo, Weijian (Sugar Land, TX); Li, Busheng (Houston, TX); Shen, Chonghui (Calgary, CA)

2011-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Information Administration ... buy or sell a generator for a number of reasons including diversifying fuel mix, ... corrected to be Arizona Public Service ...

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Energy Information Administration ... wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear ... Marcellus natural gas pipeline projects to primarily benefit New York and New ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... Extending current energy policies would reduce U.S. ...

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Eurostat Note: Rolling figures above represent moving 12-month ...

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Energy Information Administration ... Regeneration produces a flue gas that passes through environmental control equipment and then is discharged into the atmosphere.

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... should they be on such a tariff. Customers who can manage their energy use can save money and conserve energy, ...

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gas in (million cubic feet) - Energy Information Administration  

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September 2013 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Natural Gas Monthly 19 Table 6 Created on: 9/27/2013 9:37:38 AM Table 6.

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear & Uranium.

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Natural Gas Year-in-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear & Uranium.

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on PJM data Note: Demand for the East Kentucky Power Cooperative, which joined PJM on June 1, 2013, ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011. May 27, 2011

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Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... 2011 Brief: Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011.

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Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. ... Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on California Solar Initiative data

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Energy Information Administration ... Oil and gas industry employment growing much faster than total private ... Technology drives natural gas production growth from ...

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Energy Information Administration ... Oil and gas industry employment growing much faster than total private ... Geology and technology drive estimates of technically ...

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Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies. ... U.S. Energy Information Administration, Power Plant Operations and Electric Power Monthly

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Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies. Environment. ... Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration based on Bloomberg, LP.

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Financial market analysis and financial data for major energy companies. ... U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Coal Production, based on MSHA data.

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, August 2013 customer survey Note: Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding. EIA's website, ...

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Energy Information Administration ... Wind energy tax credit set to expire at the end of 2012. October 31, 2012 Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic ...

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Energy Information Administration ... Geology and technology drive estimates of technically ... October 13, 2011 Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve now focuses on New ...

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass. February 22, 2012

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Energy Information Administration - EIA ... EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass. February 27, 2012

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Formation of Cyanoformaldehyde in the interstellar space  

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Cyanoformaldehyde (HCOCN) molecule has recently been suspected towards the Sagittarius B2(N) by the Green Bank telescope, though a confirmation of this observation has not yet been made. In and around a star forming region, this molecule could be formed by the exothermic reaction between two abundant interstellar species, H$_2$CO and CN. Till date, the reaction rate coefficient for the formation of this molecule is unknown. Educated guesses were used to explain the abundance of this molecule by chemical modeling. In this paper, we carried out quantum chemical calculations to find out empirical rate coefficients for the formation of HCOCN and different chemical properties during the formation of HCOCN molecules. Though HCOCN is stable against unimolecular decomposition, this gas phase molecule could be destroyed by many other means, like: ion-molecular reactions or by the effect of cosmic rays. Ion-molecular reaction rates are computed by using the capture theories. We have also included the obtained rate coef...

Das, Ankan; Chakrabarti, Sandip K; Saha, Rajdeep; Chakrabarti, Sonali

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Varying heating in dawsonite zones in hydrocarbon containing formations  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for treating an oil shale formation comprising dawsonite includes assessing a dawsonite composition of one or more zones in the formation. Heat from one or more heaters is provided to the formation such that different amounts of heat are provided to zones with different dawsonite compositions. The provided heat is allowed to transfer from the heaters to the formation. Fluids are produced from the formation.

Vinegar, Harold J. (Bellaire, TX); Xie, Xueying (Houston, TX); Miller, David Scott (Katy, TX)

2009-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago  

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Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative October 28, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a workshop with the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative in Chicago on October 26 - 27, 2010, focused on the siting of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes. The two day workshop brought together wind developers, Federal and state regulators, environmental advocates, and other regional stakeholders to discuss methods for ensuring greater clarity, certainty and coordination of Federal and state decision-making for offshore wind development in the Great Lakes.

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Today in Energy Today in Energy Glossary › FAQS › Home Browse by Tag Most Popular Tags electricity oil/petroleum natural gas liquid fuels prices states production crude oil consumption international coal generation renewable demand weather gasoline capacity nuclear exports forecast View All Tags › View Tag Cloud › Prices Archive About Dec 20, 2013 U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years graph of U.S. electricity end use, as explained in the article text Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review Note: Electricity end use includes both retail electricity sales and the onsite use of power at utility-scale generators. Total U.S. electricity sales have declined in four of the past five years, and are on track to continue to decline in 2013. The only year-over-year

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $86 Million in Weatherization  

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86 Million in 86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Puerto Rico Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Puerto Rico March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Puerto Rico will receive $85,951,588 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $48,865,588 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $37,086,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $30 Million in Weatherization  

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0 Million in 0 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Hawaii Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $30 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Hawaii March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Hawaii will receive $29,971,461 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $4,041,461 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $25,930,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $38 Million in Weatherization  

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8 Million in 8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Delaware Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $38 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Delaware March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Delaware will receive $37,964,668 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $13,733,668 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $24,231,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $44 Million in  

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44 Million in 44 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Rhode Island Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $44 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Rhode Island March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Rhode Island will receive $44,033,615 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $20,073,615 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $23,960,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama Administration Announces More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act  

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More Than $327 Million in Recovery More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Science Research Obama Administration Announces More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Science Research August 4, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific research, instrumentation, and laboratory infrastructure projects. Ten of DOE's national laboratories in six states will be receiving funds, along with researchers at institutions of higher learning across the nation. "These new initiatives will help to create new jobs while allowing the U.S. to maintain its scientific leadership and economic competitiveness ," said

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $208 Million in Weatherization  

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208 Million in 208 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Carolina Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $208 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Carolina March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced North Carolina will receive $207,943,536 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $131,954,536 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $75,989,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable  

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Billions in Lending Authority for Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable Energy Projects and to Modernize the Grid Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable Energy Projects and to Modernize the Grid July 29, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy will provide up to $30 billion in loan guarantees, depending on the applications and market conditions, for renewable energy projects. Another $750 million will support several billion dollars more in loan guarantees for projects that increase the reliability, efficiency and security of the nation's transmission system. The two new loan guarantee solicitations announced today are being funded partly through the Recovery Act and partly through 2009 appropriations.

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $72 Million in Weatherization  

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72 Million in 72 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nevada Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $72 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nevada March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Nevada will receive $71,995,937 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $37,281,937 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $34,714,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49 Million in  

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49 Million in 49 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for New Hampshire Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for New Hampshire March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced New Hampshire will receive $49,045,594 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $23,218,594 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $25,827,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $412 Million in Weatherization  

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412 Million in 412 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for California Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $412 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for California March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced California will receive $411,904,061 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $185,811,061 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $226,093,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Obama Administration Announces More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act  

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7 Million in Recovery 7 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Science Research Obama Administration Announces More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Science Research August 4, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific research, instrumentation, and laboratory infrastructure projects. Ten of DOE's national laboratories in six states will be receiving funds, along with researchers at institutions of higher learning across the nation. "These new initiatives will help to create new jobs while allowing the U.S. to maintain its scientific leadership and economic competitiveness ," said Secretary Steven Chu. "The projects provide vital funding and new tools for

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Pressure measurements in low permeability formations  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper examines the performance requirements and identifies candidate hardware implementations for pressure instrumentation that is needed to provide well test data in low permeability formations. Low permeability values are typically defined to be less than 1 microdarcy and are usually encountered in hard rock formations, such as granite, that are of interest in hot dry rock geothermal, deep exploration drilling, and fluid waste disposal. Groundwater flow in these tight formations has been shown to be dominated by flow-through fractures rather than through the formation's intrinsic permeability. In these cases, we cannot use Darcy's law or the usual dimensionless coefficients to estimate the expected scale factors and dynamic responses necessary to properly select and setup the wellbore pressure instrument. This paper shows that the expected instrument responses can be estimated using some recent work by Wang, Narasimhan, and Witherspoon. This paper further describes the minimum electronic capability that the downhole pressure instrument must have in order to provide the required measurement resolution, dynamic range, and transient response. Three specific hardware implementations are presented based on the following transducers: a quartz resonator, a capacitance gauge, and a resistance strain gauge.

Veneruso, A.F.; McConnell, T.D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Isotope Separation and Molecular Formation in Laser-Induced...  

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Carbon Isotope Separation and Molecular Formation in Laser-Induced Plasmas by Laser Ablation Molecular Isotopic Spectrometry Title Carbon Isotope Separation and Molecular Formation...

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Marked correlations in galaxy formation models  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The two-point correlation function has been the standard statistic for quantifying how galaxies are clustered. The statistic uses the positions of galaxies, but not their properties. Clustering as a function of galaxy property, be it type, luminosity, color, etc., is usually studied by analysing a subset of the full population, the galaxies in the subset chosen because they have a similar range of properties. We explore an alternative technique---marked correlations---in which one weights galaxies by some property or `mark' when measuring clustering statistics. Marked correlations are particularly well-suited to quantifying how the properties of galaxies correlate with their environment. Therefore, measurements of marked statistics, with luminosity, stellar mass, color, star-formation rate, etc. as the mark, permit sensitive tests of galaxy formation models. We make measurements of such marked statistics in semi-analytic galaxy formation models to illustrate their utility. These measurements show that close pairs of galaxies are expected to be red, to have larger stellar masses, and to have smaller star formation rates. We also show that the simplest unbiased estimator of the particular marked statistic we use extensively is very simple to measure---it does not require construction of a random catalog---and provide an estimate of its variance. Large wide-field surveys of the sky are revolutionizing our view of galaxies and how they evolve. Our results indicate that application of marked statistics to this high quantity of high-quality data will provide a wealth of information about galaxy formation.

Ravi K. Sheth; Andrew J. Connolly; Ramin Skibba

2005-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation of Globular Clusters in Galaxy Mergers  

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We present a high-resolution simulation of globular cluster formation in a galaxy merger. For the first time in such a simulation, individual star clusters are directly identified and followed on their orbits. We quantitatively compare star formation in the merger to that in the unperturbed galaxies. The merging galaxies show a strong starburst, in sharp contrast to their isolated progenitors. Most star clusters form in the tidal tails. With a mass range of $5\\times10^{5}$--$5\\times 10^{6} M_{\\odot}$, they are identified as globular clusters. The merger remnant is an elliptical galaxy. Clusters with different mass or age have different radial distributions in the galaxy. The cluster mass spectrum appears to be roughly log-normal. Our results show that the high specific frequency and bimodal distribution of metallicity observed in elliptical galaxies are natural products of gas-rich mergers, supporting a merger origin for the ellipticals and their globular cluster systems.

Li, Y; Klessen, R S; Li, Yuexing; Low, Mordecai-Mark Mac; Klessen, Ralf S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation of Globular Clusters in Galaxy Mergers  

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We present a high-resolution simulation of globular cluster formation in a galaxy merger. For the first time in such a simulation, individual star clusters are directly identified and followed on their orbits. We quantitatively compare star formation in the merger to that in the unperturbed galaxies. The merging galaxies show a strong starburst, in sharp contrast to their isolated progenitors. Most star clusters form in the tidal features. With a mass range of $5\\times10^{5}$--$5\\times 10^{6} M_{\\odot}$, they are identified as globular clusters. The merger remnant is an elliptical galaxy. Clusters with different mass or age have different radial distributions in the galaxy. Our results show that the high specific frequency and bimodal distribution of metallicity observed in elliptical galaxies are natural products of gas-rich mergers, supporting a merger origin for the ellipticals and their globular cluster systems.

Yuexing Li; Mordecai-Mark Mac Low; Ralf S. Klessen

2004-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

132

Aromatics oxidation and soot formation in flames  

SciTech Connect

Work during this contract period has been concerned with the mechanisms through which aromatics are formed and destroyed in flames, and the processes responsible for soot formation. Recent progress has been primarily in two areas: experiments and modeling of the soot nucleation process in low pressure benzene flames and preparation for experiments on the destruction mechanisms of benzene. In addition, we have incorporated weak collision'' formalisms into a fall-off computer code.

Howard, J.B.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Carbon Monoxide Formation in Fires by High-Temperature ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... experiments. Page 7. FORMATION BY ANAEROBIC WOOD PYROLYSIS 1461 . ... 1990. Milne, T,, in Biomass Gasification. ...

1996-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

134

Requesting administrative leave in emergency closing situations for employees in off-campus locations  

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Requesting administrative leave in emergency closing situations for employees in off-campus locations The purpose of providing administrative leave for emergency closings is to remove UF employees by weather events or other emergencies that do not affect main campus, and vice versa. UF authorities in off

Roy, Subrata

135

Photoionising feedback in star cluster formation  

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We present the first ever hydrodynamic calculations of star cluster formation that incorporate the effect of feedback from ionising radiation. In our simulations, the ionising source forms in the cluster core at the intersection of several dense filaments of inflowing gas. We show that these filaments collimate ionised outflows and suggest such an environmental origin for at least some observed outflows in regions of massive star formation. Our simulations show both positive feedback (i.e. promotion of star formation in neutral gas compressed by expanding HII regions) and negative feedback (i.e. suppression of the accretion flow in to the central regions). We show that the volume filling factor of ionised gas is very different in our simulations than would result from the case where the central source interacted with an azimuthally smoothed gas density distribution. As expected, gas density is the key parameter in determining whether clusters are unbound by photoionising radiation. Nevertheless, we find - on account of the acceleration of a small fraction of the gas to high velocities in the outflows - that the deposition in the gas of an energy that exceeds the binding energy of the cluster is not a sufficient criterion for unbinding the bulk of the cluster mass.

J. E. Dale; I. A. Bonnell; C. J. Clarke; M. R. Bate

2005-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

136

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... Food and paper account for 3.4% of nation’s energy use. July 1, 2013

137

Non Poisson intermittent events in price formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The formation of price in a financial market is modelled as a chain of Ising spin with three fundamental figures of trading. We investigate the time behaviour of the model, and we compare the results with the real EURO/USD change rate. By using the test of local Poisson hypothesis, we show that this minimal model leads to clustering and "declustering" in the volatility signal, typical of the real market data.

Greco, A; Sorriso-Valvo, L; Carbone, Vincenzo; Greco, Antonella; Sorriso-Valvo, Luca

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Ice Formation in Gas-Diffusion Layers  

SciTech Connect

Under sub-freezing conditions, ice forms in the gas-diffusion layer (GDL) of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) drastically reducing cell performance. Although a number of strategies exist to prevent ice formation, there is little fundamental understanding of the mechanisms of freezing within PEMFC components. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is used to elucidate the effects of hydrophobicity (Teflon® loading) and water saturation on the rate of ice formation within three commercial GDLs. We find that as the Teflon® loading increases, the crystallization temperature decreases due to a change in internal ice/substrate contact angle, as well as the attainable level of water saturation. Classical nucleation theory predicts the correct trend in freezing temperature with Teflon® loading.

Dursch, Thomas; Radke, Clayton J.; Weber, Adam Z.

2010-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

139

Aromatics Oxidation and Soot Formation in Flames  

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This project is concerned with the kinetics and mechanisms of aromatics oxidation and the growth process to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) of increasing size, soot and fullerenes formation in flames. The overall objective of the experimental aromatics oxidation work is to extend the set of available data by measuring concentration profiles for decomposition intermediates such as phenyl, cyclopentadienyl, phenoxy or indenyl radicals which could not be measured with molecular-beam mass spectrometry to permit further refinement and testing of benzene oxidation mechanisms. The focus includes PAH radicals which are thought to play a major role in the soot formation process while their concentrations are in many cases too low to permit measurement with conventional mass spectrometry. The radical species measurements are used in critical testing and improvement of a kinetic model describing benzene oxidation and PAH growth. Thermodynamic property data of selected species are determined computationally, for instance using density functional theory (DFT). Potential energy surfaces are explored in order to identify additional reaction pathways. The ultimate goal is to understand the conversion of high molecular weight compounds to nascent soot particles, to assess the roles of planar and curved PAH and relationships between soot and fullerenes formation. The specific aims are to characterize both the high molecular weight compounds involved in the nucleation of soot particles and the structure of soot including internal nanoscale features indicative of contributions of planar and/or curved PAH to particle inception.

Howard, J. B.; Richter, H.

2005-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

140

Low voltage arc formation in railguns  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low voltage plasma arc is first established across the rails behind the projectile by switching a low voltage high current source across the rails to establish a plasma arc by vaporizing a fuse mounted on the back of the projectile, maintaining the voltage across the rails below the railgun breakdown voltage to prevent arc formation ahead of the projectile. After the plasma arc has been formed behind the projectile a discriminator switches the full energy bank across the rails to accelerate the projectile. A gas gun injector may be utilized to inject a projectile into the breech of a railgun. The invention permits the use of a gas gun or gun powder injector and an evacuated barrel without the risk of spurious arc formation in front of the projectile.

Hawke, R.S.

1985-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Low voltage arc formation in railguns  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low voltage plasma arc is first established across the rails behind the projectile by switching a low voltage high current source across the rails to establish a plasma arc by vaporizing a fuse mounted on the back of the projectile, maintaining the voltage across the rails below the railgun breakdown voltage to prevent arc formation ahead of the projectile. After the plasma arc has been formed behind the projectile a discriminator switches the full energy bank across the rails to accelerate the projectile. A gas gun injector may be utilized to inject a projectile into the breech of a railgun. The invention permits the use of a gas gun or gun powder injector and an evacuated barrel without the risk of spurious arc formation in front of the projectile.

Hawke, Ronald S. (Livermore, CA)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Low voltage arc formation in railguns  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low voltage plasma arc is first established across the rails behind the projectile by switching a low voltage high current source across the rails to establish a plasma arc by vaporizing a fuse mounted on the back of the projectile, maintaining the voltage across the rails below the railgun breakdown voltage to prevent arc formation ahead of the projectile. After the plasma arc has been formed behind the projectile a discriminator switches the full energy bank across the rails to accelerate the projectile. A gas gun injector may be utilized to inject a projectile into the breech of a railgun. The invention permits the use of a gas gun or gun powder injector and an evacuated barrel without the risk of spurious arc formation in front of the projectile. 2 figs.

Hawke, R.S.

1987-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

143

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $48.2 Million in...  

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

Announces Nearly 48.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Dakota Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly 48.2 Million in Weatherization...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Technology drives natural gas production growth from shale gas formations. March 18, 2011 Haynesville surpasses Barnett as the Nation's leading shale play.

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STRUCTURE FORMATION IN THE SYMMETRON MODEL  

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Scalar fields, strongly coupled to matter, can be present in nature and still be invisible to local experiments if they are subject to a screening mechanism. The symmetron is one such mechanism that relies on restoration of a spontaneously broken symmetry in regions of high density to shield the scalar fifth force. We have investigated structure formation in the symmetron model by using N-body simulations and find observable signatures in both the linear and nonlinear matter power spectrum and on the halo mass function. The mechanism for suppressing the scalar fifth force in high-density regions is also found to work very well.

Davis, Anne-Christine; Li Baojiu [DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (United Kingdom); Mota, David F.; Winther, Hans A. [Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, 0315 Oslo (Norway)

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Building sustainable institutions ? : the results of international administration in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo: 1995-2008.  

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??In recent years, there have been several large and ambitious international administrations established to govern territories plagued by war and left without effective governments. The… (more)

Willigen, Niels Johannes Gerard van

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts on irrigated agriculture of changes in electricity costs resulting from Western Area Power Administration`s power marketing alternatives  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Irrigation is a major factor in the growth of US agricultural productivity, especially in western states, which account for more than 85% of the nation`s irrigated acreage. In some of these states, almost all cropland is irrigated, and nearly 50% of the irrigation is done with electrically powered pumps. Therefore, even small increases in the cost of electricity could have a disproportionate impact on irrigated agriculture. This technical memorandum examines the impacts that could result from proposed changes in the power marketing programs of the Western Area Power Administration`s Salt Lake City Area Office. The changes could increase the cost of power to all Western customers, including rural municipalities and irrigation districts that rely on inexpensive federal power to pump water. The impacts are assessed by translating changes in Western`s wholesale power rate into changes in the cost of pumping water as an input for agricultural production. Farmers can adapt to higher electricity prices in many ways, such as (1) using different pumping fuels, (2) adding workers and increasing management to irrigate more efficiently, and (3) growing more drought-tolerant crops. This study projects several responses, including using less groundwater and planting fewer waterintensive crops. The study finds that when dependence on Western`s power is high, the cost of power can have a major effect on energy use, agricultural practices, and the distribution of planted acreage. The biggest percentage changes in farm income would occur (1) in Nevada and Utah (however, all projected changes are less than 2% of the baseline) and (2) under the marketing alternatives that represent the lowest capacity and energy offer considered in Western`s Electric Power Marketing Environmental Impact Statement. The aggregate impact on farm incomes and the value of total farm production would be much smaller than that suggested by the changes in water use and planted acreage.

Edwards, B.K.; Flaim, S.J.; Howitt, R.E. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Palmer, S.C. [Western Area Power Administration, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Magnetic Fields in Population III Star Formation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We study the buildup of magnetic fields during the formation of Population III star-forming regions, by conducting cosmological simulations from realistic initial conditions and varying the Jeans resolution. To investigate this in detail, we start simulations from identical initial conditions, mandating 16, 32 and 64 zones per Jeans length, and studied the variation in their magnetic field amplification. We find that, while compression results in some amplification, turbulent velocity fluctuations driven by the collapse can further amplify an initially weak seed field via dynamo action, provided there is sufficient numerical resolution to capture vortical motions (we find this requirement to be 64 zones per Jeans length, slightly larger than, but consistent with previous work run with more idealized collapse scenarios). We explore saturation of amplification of the magnetic field, which could potentially become dynamically important in subsequent, fully-resolved calculations. We have also identified a relatively surprising phenomena that is purely hydrodynamic: the higher-resolved simulations possess substantially different characteristics, including higher infall-velocity, increased temperatures inside 1000 AU, and decreased molecular hydrogen content in the innermost region. Furthermore, we find that disk formation is suppressed in higher-resolution calculations, at least at the times that we can follow the calculation. We discuss the effect this may have on the buildup of disks over the accretion history of the first clump to form as well as the potential for gravitational instabilities to develop and induce fragmentation.

Turk, Matthew J.; Oishi, Jeffrey S.; Abel, Tom; Bryan, Greg

2012-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

149

Formation of Hydrogen Cottrell Atmosphere in Palladium: Theory ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Symposium, Hydrogen Storage in Materials: Theory and Experiment. Presentation Title, Formation of Hydrogen Cottrell Atmosphere in Palladium: Theory and ...

150

Method for completing wells in unconsolidated formations  

SciTech Connect

A method is described for producing fluids from a subterranean formation in a formation region of substantially unconsolidated sandlike particles comprising the steps of: penetrating the region to form an uncased wellbore cavity extending within the region; extending within the region; inserting filter means into the cavity, the filter means forming an interior space for gathering fluids from the region for production from the wellbore and the filter means including means for permitting the flow of solids fines into the space with the fluids from the region; causing fluids to flow into the cavity and through the filter means into the space to be produced from the region at a rate which will cause sand particles in the region to flow into and occupy the cavity to form an in situ packing around the filter means; producing fluids from the region through the cavity and into the space and having a limited quantity of solids fines entrained therein smaller than the solid particles retained in the cavity; and controlling the rate of production of fluids to form a cylindrical dilatant zone extending radially outward in the region from the cavity and which is mechanically stable.

Perkins, T.K.

1989-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

151

On water ice formation in interstellar clouds  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A model is proposed for the formation of water ice mantles on grains in interstellar clouds. This occurs by direct accretion of monomers from the gas, be they formed by gas or surface reactions. The model predicts the existence of a threshold in interstellar light extinction, A(v), which is mainly determined by the adsorption energy of water molecules on the grain material; for hydrocarbon material, chemical simulation places this energy between 0.5 and 2 kcal/mole, which sets the visible exctinction threshold at a few magnitudes, as observed. Once the threshold is crossed, all available water molecules in the gas are quickly adsorbed, forming an ice mantle, because the grain cools down and the adsorption energy on ice is higher than on bare grain. The model also predicts that the thickness of the mantle, and, hence, the optical thickness at 3 mu, grow linearly with A(v), as observed, with a slope which depends upon the total amount of water in the gas. Chemical simulation was also used to determine the adsorption sites and energies of O and OH on hydrocarbons, and study the dynamics of formation of water molecules by surface reactions with gaseous H atoms, as well as their chances of sticking in situ.

Renaud Papoular

2005-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

152

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 16:  

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

2 2 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 16: ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT RECORDS June 2007 Revision 1 This schedule covers those administrative management activities not covered by other Administrative Schedules. Included are disposable records created in the course of organizational planning, development, and simplification of procedures; records management activities; and administration of management improvement programs. See ADM 1 (items 12 and 13) for the disposition of case files on individuals involved in incentive award and similar types of management improvement programs. The organizational locations and titles of administrative management units vary. They may be scattered at numerous levels or locations, or may be centralized. For the purposes

153

Rebuilding the Coal Model in the Energy Information Administration's National Energy Modeling System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Energy Information Administration uses the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) to forecast prices and quantities in energy markets. The coal model that the Energy Information Administration first used in NEMS contributed to convergence problems ... Keywords: GOVERNMENT-ENERGY POLICIES, NATURAL RESOURCES-ENERGY, PROGRAMMING--LINEAR

Melinda Hobbs; Michael Mellish; Frederic H. Murphy; Richard Newcombe; Reginald Sanders; Peter Whitman

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Secretary Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in  

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

Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech Secretary Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech January 6, 2012 - 4:08pm Addthis Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to Detroit, Mich., next week to highlight the Obama Administration's support for the American automobile industry and the role investing in innovation will play in keeping U.S. workers and companies competitive. Last year, after seven straight years of decline, American auto manufacturers rebounded thanks in part to support from the Administration. All next week, the Department of Energy will be highlighting its investment in the American auto industry. On Tuesday, January 10, Secretary Chu will

155

Star-Formation Knots in IRAS Galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Images of IRAS galaxies with a range of IR properties are examined for bright knots, both within and outside the galaxy. These are found almost exclusively in galaxies with steep IR spectra, but over a wide range of IR luminosity, and usually without strong nuclear activity. In most cases, the knots are likely to be star-formation induced by tidal interactions, and are seen in the early stages of such interactions. Detailed photometry is presented of knots in six representative galaxies. The knots appear to have a wide range of colour and luminosity, but it is argued that many are heavily reddened. Knots formed outside the parent galaxy may be a new generation of what later become globular clusters, but they appear to have a wide range of luminosities.

J. B. Hutchings

1995-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

156

CSRC - Systems Administration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The intended audience is composed of Windows 2000 Systems Administrators and technical Windows 2000 Professional users working in ...

157

Regional economic impacts of changes in electricity rates resulting from Western Area Power Administration`s power marketing alternatives  

SciTech Connect

This technical memorandum describes an analysis of regional economic impacts resulting from changes in retail electricity rates due to six power marketing programs proposed by Western Area Power Administration (Western). Regional economic impacts of changes in rates are estimated in terms of five key regional economic variables: population, gross regional product, disposable income, employment, and household income. The REMI (Regional Impact Models, Inc.) and IMPLAN (Impact Analysis for Planning) models simulate economic impacts in nine subregions in the area in which Western power is sold for the years 1993, 2000, and 2008. Estimates show that impacts on aggregate economic activity in any of the subregions or years would be minimal for three reasons. First, the utilities that buy power from Western sell only a relatively small proportion of the total electricity sold in any of the subregions. Second, reliance of Western customers on Western power is fairly low in each subregion. Finally, electricity is not a significant input cost for any industry or for households in any subregion.

Allison, T.; Griffes, P.; Edwards, B.K.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Orbital entanglement in bond-formation processes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The accurate calculation of the (differential) correlation energy is central to the quantum chemical description of bond-formation and bond-dissociation processes. In order to estimate the quality of single- and multi-reference approaches for this purpose, various diagnostic tools have been developed. In this work, we elaborate on our previous observation [J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 3129 (2012)] that one- and two-orbital-based entanglement measures provide quantitative means for the assessment and classification of electron correlation effects among molecular orbitals. The dissociation behavior of some prototypical diatomic molecules features all types of correlation effects relevant for chemical bonding. We demonstrate that our entanglement analysis is convenient to dissect these electron correlation effects and to provide a conceptual understanding of bond-forming and bond-breaking processes from the point of view of quantum information theory.

Boguslawski, Katharina; Barcza, Gergely; Legeza, Ors; Reiher, Markus

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Factors of paleosol formation in a Late Cretaceous eolian sand sheet paleoenvironment, Marlia Formation, Southeastern Brazil  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Formation, Southeastern Brazil Patrick Francisco Führ Dal' Bó a, , Giorgio Basilici a , Rômulo Simões), Brazil b IG ­ Universidade Federal do Pará, 66075-110, Belém (PA), Brazil a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i Late Cretaceous The Marília Formation, which crops out in southeastern Brazil, is interpreted as a Late

Ahmad, Sajjad

160

Molecular cloud regulated star formation in galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We describe a numerical implementation of star formation in disk galaxies, in which the conversion of cooling gas to stars in the multiphase interstellar medium is governed by the rate at which molecular clouds are formed and destroyed. In the model, clouds form from thermally unstable ambient gas and get destroyed by feedback from massive stars and thermal conduction. Feedback in the ambient phase cycles gas into a hot galactic fountain or wind. We model the ambient gas hydrodynamically using smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH). However, we cannot resolve the Jeans mass in the cold and dense molecular gas and, therefore, represent the cloud phase with ballistic particles that coagulate when colliding. We show that this naturally produces a multiphase medium with cold clouds, a warm disk, hot supernova bubbles and a hot, tenuous halo. Our implementation of this model is based on the Gadget N-Body code. We illustrate the model by evolving an isolated Milky Way-like galaxy and study the properties of a disk formed in a rotating spherical collapse. Many observed properties of disk galaxies are reproduced well, including the molecular cloud mass spectrum, the molecular fraction as a function of radius, the Schmidt law, the stellar density profile and the appearance of a galactic fountain.

C. M. Booth; T. Theuns; T. Okamoto

2007-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Administrator D'Agostino's Remarks on NNSA's Role in Implementing President  

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NNSA's Role in Implementing President NNSA's Role in Implementing President Obama's Nuclear Security Agenda | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > Media Room > Speeches > Administrator D'Agostino's Remarks on NNSA's Role in ... Speech Administrator D'Agostino's Remarks on NNSA's Role in Implementing President

162

Constructing Hydraulic Barriers in Deep Geologic Formations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many construction methods have been developed to create hydraulic barriers to depths of 30 to 50 meters, but few have been proposed for depths on the order of 500 meters. For these deep hydraulic barriers, most methods are potentially feasible for soil but not for hard rock. In the course of researching methods of isolating large subterranean blocks of oil shale, the authors have developed a wax thermal permeation method for constructing hydraulic barriers in rock to depths of over 500 meters in competent or even fractured rock as well as soil. The technology is similar to freeze wall methods, but produces a permanent barrier; and is potentially applicable in both dry and water saturated formations. Like freeze wall barriers, the wax thermal permeation method utilizes a large number of vertical or horizontal boreholes around the perimeter to be contained. However, instead of cooling the boreholes, they are heated. After heating these boreholes, a specially formulated molten wax based grout is pumped into the boreholes where it seals fractures and also permeates radially outward to form a series of columns of wax-impregnated rock. Rows of overlapping columns can then form a durable hydraulic barrier. These barriers can also be angled above a geologic repository to help prevent influx of water due to atypical rainfall events. Applications of the technique to constructing containment structures around existing shallow waste burial sites and water shutoff for mining are also described. (authors)

Carter, E.E.; Carter, P.E. [Technologies Co, Texas (United States); Cooper, D.C. [Ph.D. Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Responding to traveling patients' seasonal demands for health care services in the Veterans Health Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides care to over eight million Veterans and operates over 1,700 sites of care distributed across twenty-one regional networks in the United States. Health care providers within ...

Al-Haque, Shahed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Estimation of static formation temperatures in geothermal wells | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Estimation of static formation temperatures in geothermal wells Estimation of static formation temperatures in geothermal wells Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Estimation of static formation temperatures in geothermal wells Abstract Stabilized formation temperatures were estimated at different depths in 40 wells from the Los Humeros geothermal field, Mexico, using the Horner and the spherical radial flow (SRF) methods. The results showed that the Horner method underestimates formation temperatures, while the SRF method gives temperatures that are closer to the true formation temperatures. This was supported by numerical simulation of a combined circulation and shut-in period in several wells, and results for well H-26 are presented. Numerical reproduction of logged temperature is more feasible if an initial

165

Specifying formative constructs in information systems research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While researchers go to great lengths to justify and prove theoretical links between constructs, the relationship between measurement items and constructs is often ignored. By default, the relationship between construct and item is assumed to be reflective, ... Keywords: composite constructs, formative constructs, latent constructs, measurement models, methodology, reflective constructs, statistical conclusion validity, type i and type II errors

Stacie Petter; Detmar Straub; Arun Rai

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Nanostructure Formation and Carbides Dissolution in Rail Steel ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 1, 2002 ... Nanostructure Formation and Carbides Dissolution in Rail Steel Deformed by High Pressure Torsion by Yu.V. Ivanisenko, R.Z. Valiev, ...

167

Positronium formation in positron-hydrogen collisions with Debye potentials  

SciTech Connect

Positronium (Ps) formation cross sections (n = 1, 2) in positron-hydrogen collisions in Debye plasma environment are calculated using the screening approximation model for various Debye screening lengths from the Ps formation thresholds to 50 eV. The effect of the screened Coulomb potential on Ps formation process is investigated by using the Debye-Hueckel potential. The present results are compared with available theoretical calculations.

Ma, J.; Cheng, Y.; Wang, Y. C.; Zhou, Y. [Center for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics, Academy of Fundamental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080 (China)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

168

Hierarchical Structure Formation and Modes of Star Formation in Hickson Compact Group 31  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The handful of low-mass, late-type galaxies that comprise Hickson Compact Group 31 is in the midst of complex, ongoing gravitational interactions, evocative of the process of hierarchical structure formation at higher redshifts. With sensitive, multicolor Hubble Space Telescope imaging, we characterize the large population of <10 Myr old star clusters that suffuse the system. From the colors and luminosities of the young star clusters, we find that the galaxies in HCG 31 follow the same universal scaling relations as actively star-forming galaxies in the local Universe despite the unusual compact group environment. Furthermore, the specific frequency of the globular cluster system is consistent with the low end of galaxies of comparable masses locally. This, combined with the large mass of neutral hydrogen and tight constraints on the amount of intragroup light, indicate that the group is undergoing its first epoch of interaction-induced star formation. In both the main galaxies and the tidal-dwarf candida...

Gallagher, S C; Elmegreen, D M; Chandar, R; English, J; Charlton, J C; Gronwall, C; Young, J; Tzanavaris, P; Johnson, K E; de Oliveira, C Mendes; Whitmore, B; Hornschemeier, A E; Maybhate, A; Zabludoff, Ann

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetic fields and radiative feedback in the star formation process  

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Star formation is a complex process involving the interplay of many physical effects, including gravity, turbulent gas dynamics, magnetic fields and radiation. Our understanding of the process has improved substantially in recent years, primarily as a result of our increased ability to incorporate the relevant physics in numerical calculations of the star formation process. In this contribution we present an overview of our recent studies of star cluster formation in turbulent, magnetised clouds using self-gravitating radiation-magnetohydrodynamics calculations (Price and Bate 2008, 2009). Our incorporation of magnetic fields and radiative transfer into the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method are discussed. We highlight how magnetic fields and radiative heating of the gas around newborn stars can solve several of the key puzzles in star formation, including an explanation for why star formation is such a slow and inefficient process. However, the presence of magnetic fields at observed strengths in collaps...

Price, Daniel J

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Data Administration Area: Date Issued  

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Policy Data Administration Policy Area: Date Issued: April, 1994 Title: Data Administration Last. INTRODUCTION The President established the Committee on Data Administration (CODA) in May, 1992, to advise him on policies in the area of data administration (attached as references Policy ADC 011 and TOR for CODA

Brownstone, Rob

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Analysis & Projections - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Energy Information Administration ... wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear & Uranium. ... The gas phase of each formation includes dry natural gas, ...

172

Energy Information Administration  

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Presented at the 2012 International Field Directors and Technologies Conference in Orlando, FL as “The Effect of Reporting Mode on Administrative Records: Are We ...

173

Agent-Based Coalition Formation in Disaster Response Applications  

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Agent-Based Coalition Formation in Disaster Response Applications Ladislau B¨ol¨oni, Senior Member-based coalition formation ap- proach for disaster response applications. We assume that agents are operating 1. INTRODUCTION Efficient disaster response requires participants to form teams and coordinate

Bölöni, Ladislau L

174

National Nuclear Security Administration  

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National Nuclear Security Administration National Nuclear Security Administration Ofice of Secure Transportation mKlK= Box RQMM= ^luquerqueI= kj= UTNUR= ;JAN 03 213 MEMORANDUM FOR GREGORY eK= WOODS GENERAL COUNSEL DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FROM: SUBJECT: JEFFREY P. HARREL ASSIST ANT DEPU FOR SECURE 2013 ANNUAL PLANNING SUMMARY In response to your memorandum of December TI= 2012, the following information is provided for the National Nuclear Security Administration Ofice of Secure

175

A WISE VIEW OF STAR FORMATION IN LOCAL GALAXY CLUSTERS  

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We present results from a systematic study of star formation in local galaxy clusters using 22 {mu}m data from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The 69 systems in our sample are drawn from the Cluster Infall Regions Survey, and all have robust mass determinations. The all-sky WISE data enable us to quantify the amount of star formation, as traced by 22 {mu}m, as a function of radius well beyond R{sub 200}, and investigate the dependence of total star formation rate upon cluster mass. We find that the fraction of star-forming galaxies increases with cluster radius but remains below the field value even at 3R{sub 200}. We also find that there is no strong correlation between the mass-normalized total specific star formation rate and cluster mass, indicating that the mass of the host cluster does not strongly influence the total star formation rate of cluster members.

Chung, Sun Mi; Gonzalez, Anthony H. [Department of Astronomy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2055 (United States); Eisenhardt, Peter R.; Stern, Daniel [Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109 (United States); Stanford, Spencer A. [Department of Physics, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 (United States); Brodwin, Mark [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Jarrett, Thomas, E-mail: schung@astro.ufl.edu [Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States)

2011-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $107.6 Million in  

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $107.6 Million in Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $107.6 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Oklahoma Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $107.6 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Oklahoma March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Oklahoma will receive $107,607,196 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $60,903,196 million for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $46,704,000 million for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work.

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $352.4 Million in  

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $352.4 Million in Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $352.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Pennsylvania Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $352.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Pennsylvania March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Pennsylvania will receive $352,477,062 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $252,793,062 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $99,684,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work.

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $35.1 Million in  

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $35.1 Million in Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $35.1 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Wyoming Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $35.1 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Wyoming March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Wyoming will receive $35,180,261 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $10,239,261 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $24,941,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work.

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Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop  

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Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles March 22, 2012 - 2:01pm Addthis COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today, as President Obama went to Ohio State University to discuss the all-out, all-of-the-above strategy for American energy, the White House announced a new $14.2 million effort at the Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles that will help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, save drivers money, and limit carbon pollution. This funding will support the development of high-strength, lightweight carbon fiber

180

TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION  

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This report originated in the authors ’ participation in a multi-country study of national innovation systems and their impact on new technology development, sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Our task was to look at the U.S. national innovation system’s impact on the commercial development of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells for residential power applications. Early drivers of PEM fuel cell innovation were the aerospace and defense programs, in particular the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which used fuel cells on its spacecraft. In the early 1990s, deregulation hit the electric utility industry, which made utilities and entrepreneurs see the potential in generating electricity from distributed power. Throughout the 1990s, the Department of Energy funded a significant portion of civilian fuel cell research, while the Department of Defense and NASA funded more esoteric military and space applications. In 1998, the Department of Commerce’s Advanced Technology Program (ATP) awarded the first of 25 fuel cell projects, as prospects for adoption and commercialization of fuel cell technologies improved.

John M. Nail; Gary Anderson; Gerald Ceasar; Christopher J. Hansen; John M. Nail; Gerald Ceasar; Christopher J. Hansen; Carlos M. Gutierrez; Hratch G. Samerjian; Acting Director; Marc G. Stanley; Director Abstract

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy use in homes, ... (click on animation above to assess ... Plans to add new nuclear capacity in North America and Europe are relatively small in comparison ...

182

Natural Gas Year-in-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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rose by 29% before declining slightly in 2013. Production also grew by 33% in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota and Montana, where operators predominantly target crude oil,...

183

Natural Gas Year-in-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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Production. Total marketed production grew by 7.9 percent in 2011, from 61.4 Bcf/d in 2010 to 66.2 Bcf/d in 2011. 2011 was the sixth consecutive year of growth in ...

184

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In 2012, there were 121 ... High natural gas-fired generation in 2012 occurred as a result of the lowest spot natural gas prices in a decade—in fact, ...

185

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net metering May 15, 2012 Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years. May 9, ...

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Modeling Molecular Hydrogen and Star Formation in Cosmological Simulations  

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We describe a phenomenological model for molecular hydrogen formation suited for applications in galaxy formation simulations, which includes on-equilibrium formation of molecular hydrogen on dust and approximate treatment of both its self-shielding and shielding by dust from the dissociating UV radiation. The model is applicable in simulations in which individual star forming regions--the giant molecular complexes--can be identified (resolution of tens of pc) and their mean internal density estimated reliably, even if internal structure is not resolved. In agreement with previous studies, calculations based on our model show that the transition from atomic to fully molecular phase depends primarily on the metallicity, which we assume is directly related to the dust abundance, and clumpiness of the interstellar medium. The clumpiness simply boosts the formation rate of molecular hydrogen, while dust serves both as a catalyst of molecular hydrogen formation and as an additional shielding from dissociating UV radiation. The upshot is that it is difficult to form fully-shielded giant molecular clouds while gas metallicity is low. However, once the gas is enriched to Z {approx} 0.01-0.1 solar, the subsequent star formation and enrichment can proceed at a much faster rate. This may keep star formation efficiency in the low-mass, low-metallicity progenitors of galaxies very low for a certain period of time with the effect similar to a strong 'feedback' mechanism.

Gnedin, Nickolay Y.; /Fermilab /KICP, Chicago /Chicago U., Astron. Astrophys. Ctr.; Tassis, Konstantinos; /Chicago U., Astron. Astrophys. Ctr. /KICP, Chicago; Kravtsov, Andrey V.; /KICP, Chicago /Chicago U., Astron. Astrophys. Ctr. /Chicago U., EFI

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Modular authorization and administration  

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In large organizations the administration of access privileges (such as the assignment of access rights to a user in a particular role) is handled cooperatively through distributed administrators in various different capacities. A quorum may be necessary, ... Keywords: Modularity, Petri-Nets, composability, work-flow

Horst F. Wedde; Mario Lischka

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

EIA Energy Kids - In Homes - Energy Information Administration  

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Lights have revolutionized the way we live, ... The pie chart on the right shows the major energy uses in homes in ... are now standard equipment in about 87% of U.S ...

190

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EIA’s AEO2012 includes analysis of breakthroughs in vehicle battery technology. June 22, 2012 Significant potential for plug-in vehicles exists in U.S. housing stock.

191

Usage of Appliances in U - Energy Information Administration  

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U.S. Households Usage of Appliances in 1997. Household PCs by Year. The number of personal computers (PCs) in U.S. households has risen from zero in 1976, when the ...

192

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What is shale gas and why is it important? ... High natural gas-fired generation in 2012 occurred as a result of the lowest spot natural gas prices in a decade—in ...

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Dietary resveratrol administration increases MnSOD expression and activity in mouse brain  

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SOD protein level (140%) and activity (75%). The increase in MnSOD was not due to a substantial proliferationDietary resveratrol administration increases MnSOD expression and activity in mouse brain Ellen L oxidative stress. In vitro studies have shown an increase in antioxidant enzyme activities following

Stuart, Jeffrey A.

194

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environment August 14, 2013 EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014. June 13, 2013 What caused the run-up in ethanol ...

195

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Energy Perspectives: The United States has a varied and complex energy flow chart. December 3, 2012 EIA projects little change in U.S. coal production in 2013 .

196

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EIA Survey Forms › Facebook Twitter ... U.S. petroleum product exports exceeded imports in 2011 for first time in over six decades. March 1, ...

197

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Increases in oil prices affect broader measures of inflation. September 27, 2012 Iraqi crude oil production approaching highest level in decades. September 26, 2012

198

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Biofuels: Ethanol & Biodiesel ... Wholesale electricity prices in New York City are the highest in the contiguous U.S. May 12, 2011 Spot price for Central Appalachian ...

199

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Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012. November 28, 2011 ... Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting. February 10, ...

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Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012. November 28, 2011 ... Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting. March 15, 2011

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Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012. March 23, 2011 Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting.

202

Natural Gas Year-in-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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Highlights. Continued growth in production, relatively low prices, and expanded electric power sector use characterized U.S. natural gas markets in 2011.

203

Today in Energy | U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Most of the electricity used in California continues to come from in-state generators ... than the spot market. ... solar PV systems not owned by homeowners.

204

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Financial market analysis and ... Home; Browse by ... Most of the electricity used in California continues to come from in-state generators fueled by ...

205

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Rising production in the Permian basin. April 27, 2012 Top 5 producing states' combined marketed natural gas output rose in 2011. April 23, 2012

206

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EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers. September 10, 2012 Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions down in 2011. ...

207

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Solar › Energy in Brief. What's changing in East Coast fuels markets? ... new jersey May 10, 2013 Heating oil futures contract now uses ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel.

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Last week, Today in Energy used a series of maps to illustrate location-specific prices in wholesale electricity markets (Locational Marginal Prices—LMPs).

209

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Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets. February 19, 2013 Gulf Coast crude stocks generally fall sharply in ...

210

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Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, and transportation. Coal. ... Sanctions reduced Iran's oil exports and revenues in 2012 . April 19, 2013

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Japan ranked as the second largest net importer of fossil fuels in the world in 2012, trailing only China. This follows the Fukushima nuclear disaster ...

212

Natural Gas 2006 Year-In-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and damaged 20 others, ... Offshore Leasing Ban Lifted in Areas of Gulf of Mexico and North Aleutian Basin

213

Natural Gas Year-in-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report › Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report ... U.S. inventories of working natural gas in storage hit new records ...

214

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... wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol ... electric power plant ... World petroleum use sets record high in 2012 despite declines in North America and ...

215

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Uranium fuel, nuclear ... This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report › Weekly Natural Gas Storage ... Transportation fuel use is a key factor in ...

216

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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In the past few years, the United States has experienced a rapid increase in natural gas production from shale resources and oil production from shale and other tight ...

217

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Energy use in homes, commercial buildings ... Summer residential bill amount measured in nominal dollars for the 3-month period June-August of each year.

218

Today in Energy | U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Coal represents gross inland consumption of hard coal, ... electricity demand in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) increased quickly in the morning hours of Monday, ...

219

Today in Energy - Archive - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years. ... U.S. natural gas net imports at lowest levels since 1992. March 14, 2012

220

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net metering May 15, 2012 Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years. May 9, 2012 Policies for compensating behind-the-meter ...

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STAR FORMATION IN THE OUTER DISK OF SPIRAL GALAXIES  

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We combine new deep and wide field of view H{alpha} imaging of a sample of eight nearby (d Almost-Equal-To 17 Mpc) spiral galaxies with new and archival H I and CO imaging to study the star formation and the star formation regulation in the outer disk. We find that, in agreement with previous studies, star formation in the outer disk has low covering fractions, and star formation is typically organized into spiral arms. The star formation in the outer disk is at extremely low levels, with typical star formation rate surface densities of {approx}10{sup -5} to 10{sup -6} M{sub Sun} yr{sup -1} kpc{sup -2}. We find that the ratio of the radial extent of detected H II regions to the radius of the H I disk is typically {approx}>85%. This implies that in order to further our understanding of the implications of extended star formation, we must further our understanding of the formation of extended H I disks. We measure the gravitational stability of the gas disk, and find that the outer gaseous disk is typically a factor of {approx}2 times more stable than the inner star-forming disk. We measure the surface density of outer disk H I arms, and find that the disk is closer to gravitational instability along these arms. Therefore, it seems that spiral arms are a necessary, but not sufficient, requirement for star formation in the outer disk. We use an estimation of the flaring of the outer gas disk to illustrate the effect of flaring on the Schmidt power-law index; we find that including flaring increases the agreement between the power-law indices of the inner and outer disks.

Barnes, Kate L.; Van Zee, Liese [Department of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 (United States); Cote, Stephanie [Canadian Gemini Office, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada, Victoria (Canada); Schade, David, E-mail: barneskl@astro.indiana.edu, E-mail: vanzee@astro.indiana.edu, E-mail: Stephanie.Cote@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca, E-mail: David.Schade@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca [Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada, Victoria (Canada)

2012-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

222

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Biofuels: Ethanol & Biodiesel ... Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West. June 20, ...

223

Formation and Stability of Impurity “Snakes” in Tokamak Plasmas  

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New observations of the formation and dynamics of long-lived impurity-induced helical “snake” modes in tokamak plasmas have recently been carried out on Alcator C-Mod. The snakes form as an asymmetry in the impurity ion ...

Delgado- Aparicio L., Alvaro

224

The Formation of Concentric Vorticity Structures in Typhoons  

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An important issue in the formation of concentric eyewalls in a tropical cyclone is the development of a symmetric structure from asymmetric convection. It is proposed herein, with the aid of a nondivergent barotropic model, that concentric ...

H-C. Kuo; L-Y. Lin; C-P. Chang; R. T. Williams

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Energetics of [alpha]-helix formation in peptides and proteins  

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This thesis focuses on the energetics of !-helix formation in peptides and proteins. The [alpha]-helix is the most prevalent type of secondary structure found in proteins, and has arguably dominated our thinking about ...

Schubert, Christian Reinhold

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Signalling pathway in appressorium formation in Magnaporthe grisea  

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We identified a synthetic hexapeptide that blocks Magnaporthe grisea appressorium formation, in artificial hydrophobic surface. The results suggest that peptides interfere with surface recognition. M. grisea non pathogenic pth1 mutants were complemented by N. crassa orthologous gene suggesting that the biochemical function of pth1 has not evolved specifically to play a role in appressorium development.

Filippi, Marta Cristina

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Natural Gas 2007 Year-In-Review - Energy Information Administration  

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Natural Gas Year-In-Review 2007 . This report provides an overview of the natural gas industry and markets in 2007 with special focus on the first complete set of ...

228

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Hydropower has a long history in the United States. July 5, 2011 Most electric generating capacity additions in the last decade were natural gas-fired. June 30, 2011

229

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... natural gas prices relative to coal prices. High natural gas-fired generation in 2012 occurred as a result of the lowest spot natural gas prices in a decade ...

230

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Total natural gas use for power generation in the United States was down 14% during the ... High natural gas-fired generation in 2012 occurred as a result of the ...

231

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Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, and transportation. ... Average wholesale electricity prices down compared to last year. Source: ...

232

Today in Energy - Archive - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report ... Congressional reports. Markets & Finance. Financial market analysis and ... 2013 Wind industry installs ...

233

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... wind, geothermal ... Congressional reports. Markets & Finance. Financial market analysis and ... Despite lower gas use for generation thus far in 2013, ...

234

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This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report ... Wind › Geothermal › ... Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production.

235

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weather; gasoline; capacity; exports; nuclear; forecast; ... Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners. ...

236

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Electricity. Sales, revenue and prices, power plants, fuel use, stocks, generation, trade, demand & emissions. Consumption & Efficiency. Energy use in homes ...

237

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Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, and transportation. Coal. Reserves, production, prices, employ- ment and productivity, ...

238

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Consumption & Efficiency. Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, ... utility cost July 11, 2013 New EIA inventory tracks state energy efficien ...

239

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Some storage technologies are mature and fully commercial, ... Detroit Energy (DTE), in partnership with the National Energy Technology Laboratory, ...

240

Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Biofuels: Ethanol & Biodiesel ... Reduced carbon intensity of corn ethanol may increase its consumption in California . View Archive ...

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This Week in Petroleum › Weekly Petroleum Status Report › Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report › Natural Gas Weekly Update ...

242

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Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing, and transportation. ... Greenhouse gas data, voluntary report- ing, electric power plant ...

243

Unusual formations of the free electromagnetic field in vacuum  

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It is shown that there are exact solutions of the free Maxwell equations (FME) in vacuum allowing an existence of stable spherical formations of the free magnetic field and ring-like formations of the free electric field. It is detected that a form of these spheres and rings does not change with time in vacuum. It is shown that these convergent solutions are the result of an interference of some divergent solutions of FME. One can surmise that these electromagnetic formations correspond to Kapitsa's hypothesis about interference origin and a structure of fireball.

Andrew E. Chubykalo; Augusto Espinoza

2005-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Geology and hydrology of the Dakota formation in South Dakota  

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A better understanding of the Cretaceous stratigraphy is obtained if the term Dakota is employed as used by Meek and Hayden in the type area. In this manner, the entire 400-ft section of sediments in the type area in NE. Nebraska is included in the Dakota Formation. The Dakota thins westward and is represented in the Black Hills by the newcastel tongues at the base and sporadic outcrops of the Mowry sands at the top; it includes no part of older sandstone bodies. The Inyan Kara Group which resembles the Dakota Formation and crops out in the Black Hills, is not represented either at the surface or in the subsurface at the type area of the Dakota. It is believed that the Inyan Kara Group and the Dakota Formation are separate stratigraphic and hydrologic units with distinctive water characteristics and hydraulic pressures. There are 3 distinct water types in the Dakota Formation-- sodium chloride in the W. half of the state, sodium sulfate in the E. part of the state, and a smaller area of calcium-sulfate type water in the SE. quarter of the state. The sodium-chloride water in the Dakota Formation of W. South Dakota is connate. In E. South Dakota where the Dakota yields a sodium-sulfate type water, the formation is recharged by the Roundtop-Inyan Kara interval. (63 refs.)

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ICT-driven innovation and the culture of public administration: A contradiction in terms?  

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The career development of successful Hispanic administrators in higher education: a Delphi study  

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The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to identify the successful experiences and strategies implemented by Hispanic administrators who have a successful career in higher education and (2) to take a futuristic look at the careers of Hispanic administrators in higher education by identifying recommendations and strategies proposed by a panel of successful Hispanic administrators to help Hispanics in the future. To focus on the career development of Hispanic administrators, a Delphi panel of 11 administrators who serve in the role of Vice-Presidents, Presidents and Chancellors from across the country was utilized. This research used a computer-based Delphi technique. A portion of the three-round study was sponsored by the Center for Distance Learning Research (CDLR) at Texas A&M University. The first round was open-ended. Panelists were asked to answer four research questions. Those items were then put into common themes and sent out for rankings on a 4 point Likert scale for Round 2. Panelists were also given another opportunity to add items to the list during Round 2. Round 3 asked panelists to review their rankings, group rankings and standard deviations. Then they were given an opportunity to change their rankings or keep them the same. Panelists also ranked items that were added during Round 2. A consensus was established on items that were rated either a 3 (agree) or a 4 (strongly agree) by all panelists. Through this study, a total of 48 items met consensus on the four research questions. Many of the items that met consensus addressed the need of inter- and intrapersonal skills as well as leadership abilities. Among the highest ranking items were obtaining a doctoral degree, personal motivation, ability to work with others, communication skills and people skills. Among the recommendations, based on the consensus items, are the creation of a University Minority Graduate Identification Program and the development of an Executive Leadership Program for Minorities.

Silva, Rito , Jr.

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

The Star Formation History in a Hierarchical Universe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Observations now probe the star formation history of the Universe back to a redshift of $z\\sim5$. We investigate whether the predictions of semi-analytic models of galaxy formation based on hierarchical Cold Dark Matter (CDM) type models are in agreement with these direct observations and also with the ``fossil'' evidence contained in constraints on the ages of present day early-type galaxies. Previous models predicted that the star formation rate density falls off rather steeply at $z\\ga 2$, and correspondingly that the majority of the stars in the Universe formed at relatively low redshift. We investigate the effect of including a bursting mode of star formation, assuming that galaxy-galaxy mergers trigger starbursts and using the merger rate that arises naturally in the CDM merging hierarchy. The resulting starbursts substantially increase the global star formation rate at high redshift, leading to predictions that are in good agreement with the star formation rate density at $z\\sim3$ obtained from sub-millimeter observations (SCUBA) and optical/UV estimates after correction for dust extinction. The mass of stars formed at $z \\ge 3$ is correspondingly in better agreement with the fossil evidence. We also investigate complementary global quantities such as the mass of cold gas and the average metallicity of cold gas as a function of redshift, and the integrated extra-galactic background light. We argue that these observations, taken together, provide strong constraints on the star formation history of the Universe, and that hierarchical models of the CDM type are in reasonable agreement with these observations when starbursts are included.

Rachel S. Somerville; Joel R. Primack

1998-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Dislocations in Metals 1954 (Electronic Format) - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TMS Member price: 0.00. Non-member price: 25.00. TMS Student Member price: 0.00. Product In Stock. Description Dislocations in Metals 1954 examines the ...

350

Vortex Formation in Ellipsoidal Thermal Bubbles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The rise of an isolated dry thermal bubble in a quiescent unstratified environment is a prototypical natural convective flow. This study considers the rise of an isolated dry thermal bubble of ellipsoidal shape (elliptical in both horizontal and ...

Alan Shapiro; Katharine M. Kanak

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Band Formation during Gaseous Diffusion in Aerogels  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study experimentally how gaseous HCl and NH_3 diffuse from opposite sides of and react in silica aerogel rods with porosity of 92 % and average pore size of about 50 nm. The reaction leads to solid NH_4Cl, which is deposited in thin sheet-like structures. We present a numerical study of the phenomenon. Due to the difference in boundary conditions between this system and those usually studied, we find the sheet-like structures in the aerogel to differ significantly from older studies. The influence of random nucleation centers and inhomogeneities in the aerogel is studied numerically.

M. A. Einarsrud; F. A. Maao; A. Hansen; M. Kirkedelen; J. Samseth

1997-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic uptake of radioactive substance in rat salivary gland following /sup 3/H-melatonin administration  

SciTech Connect

Dynamics of radioactive accumulation in rat greater salivary gland following systemic administration of /sup 3/H-melatonin was studied to determine a possible action of the hormone in the gland. Progressive decline of /sup 3/H-melatonin concentrations was found in the serum, lung, skeletal muscle, liver, kidney, and salivary gland during 60 min following the administration. On the contrary, there was a progressive accumulation of radioactive substance other than /sup 3/H-melatonin in the salivary gland but not in other tissues mentioned. The radioactivity was also progressively and preferentially localized in the nuclear fraction of the gland cells. These results suggest a possible direct action of melatonin derivative in rat salivary gland.

Withyachumnarnkul, B.; Wongprapairot, P.; Trakulrungsi, W.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Chemical pathways for the formation of ammonia in Hanford wastes  

SciTech Connect

This report reviews chemical reactions leading to the formation of ammonia in Hanford wastes. The general features of the chemistry of the organic compounds in the Hanford wastes are briefly outlined. The radiolytic and thermal free radical reactions that are responsible for the initiation and propagation of the oxidative degradation reactions of the nitrogen-containing complexants, trisodium HEDTA and tetrasodium EDTA, are outlined. In addition, the roles played by three different ionic reaction pathways for the oxidation of the same compounds and their degradation products are described as a prelude to the discussion of the formation of ammonia. The reaction pathways postulated for its formation are based on tank observations, laboratory studies with simulated and actual wastes, and the review of the scientific literature. Ammonia derives from the reduction of nitrite ion (most important), from the conversion of organic nitrogen in the complexants and their degradation products, and from radiolytic reactions of nitrous oxide and nitrogen (least important). Reduction of nitrite ions is believed to be the most important source of ammonia. Whether by radiolytic or thermal routes, nitrite reduction reactions proceed through nitrogen dioxide, nitric oxide, the nitrosyl anion, and the hyponitrite anion. Nitrite ion is also converted into hydroxylamine, another important intermediate on the pathway to form ammonia. These reaction pathways additionally result in the formation of nitrous oxide and molecular nitrogen, whereas hydrogen formation is produced in a separate reaction sequence.

Stock, L.M.; Pederson, L.R.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Shock wave formation in Rosenau's extended hydrodynamics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the extended hydrodynamics proposed by Philip Rosenau [Phys. Rev. A 40, 7193 (1989)] in the context of a regularization of the Chapman-Enskog expansion. We are able to prove that shock waves appear in finite time in Rosenau's extended Burgers' equation, and we discuss the physical implications of this fact and its connection with a possible extension of hydrodynamics to the short wavelength domain.

Carlos Escudero

2004-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

355

FORMAT PAPER TITLE IN 18 PT CAPITALS,  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... thermal model (called Type 56) includes heat transfer by conduction ... equipment, and the storage of heat in the ... 10 4274 3 1967 Salt Lake City, UT ...

356

Pathways for formation of catechol and 1,2,4-benzenetriol in rabbits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Benzene, an established human leukemogen, was once widely used as an industrial solvent and is currently an important material for organic synthesis. Its metabolism in man and animals has also been studied extensively, and phenolic compounds were identified as major metabolites in urine after benzene exposure. One point yet to be elucidated is the pathway for formation of catechol (or 1,2-benzenediol). Early studies suggested that catechol will be formed via phenol whereas a later study failed to identify catechol in the urine of men and rabbits after oral administration methods of {sup 14}C-phenol. Sensitive HPLC methods have been recently developed in our laboratory to measure urinary phenolic metabolites and t,t-muconic acid. The methods were applied to show that phenol is not a precursor of catechol in rabbits. Evidence is also presented that 1,2,4-benzenetriol is formed only from quinol (1,4-benzenediol) and not from catechol.

Inoue, Osamu; Seiji, Kazunori (Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai (Japan) Tohoku Univ. School of Medicine, Sendai (Japan)); Ikeda, Masayuki (Tohoku Univ. School of Medicine, Sendai (Japan))

1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Formation of Charge Structures in a Supercell  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning mapping, electric field, and radar data from the 26 May 2004 supercell in central Oklahoma are used to examine the storm’s charge structure. An initial arc-shaped maximum in lightning activity on the right flank of the storm’s bounded ...

Eric C. Bruning; W. David Rust; Donald R. MacGorman; Michael I. Biggerstaff; Terry J. Schuur

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Tropical Storm Formation in a Baroclinic Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An analysis is presented of the large-scale conditions associated with the initial development of Tropical Storm Diana (September 1984) in a baroclinic environment. Ordinary extratropical wave cyclogenesis began along an old frontal boundary east ...

Lance F. Bosart; Joseph A. Bartlo

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Initial Precipitation Formation in Warm Florida Cumulus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The microphysical processes that lead to the development of precipitation in small, warm cumulus are examined using data from the Small Cumulus Microphysics Study near Cape Canaveral, Florida. Aircraft measurements are used to determine the ...

Neil F. Laird; Harry T. Ochs III; Robert M. Rauber; L. Jay Miller

2000-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Pattern formation and shocks in granular gases  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Granular media such as sand and sugar are ubiquitous in nature and industry but are less well understood than fluids or solids. We consider the behavior of rapid granular flows where the transfer of momenta by collisions dominates. The physics is quite different for the opposite limit of static or slowly moving grains (e.g., sand piles). To gain understanding of granular flows we consider two problems that have been investigated with experiments, particle simulations and hydrodynamic theory: vertically oscillating granular layers and flow past an obstacle. Oscillating granular layers spontaneously form spatial patterns when the container acceleration amplitude exceeds a critical value, about 2.5 times the gravitational acceleration. Simulations with hard spheres that conserve linear momentum and dissipate energy in collisions are in qualitative accord with some but not all aspects of the observed patterns. It is necessary to include friction and angular momentum conservation in the simulations to achieve quantitative accord with observations. [Abridged

Harry L. Swinney; E. C. Rericha

2004-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Polaron Formation in Colossal Magnetoresistive Oxides  

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... Unconventional Ferromagnetic Transition In La 1-x Ca x MnO 3 , JW Lynn, RW Erwin, JA Borchers, Q. Huang, A. Santoro, JL Peng, and ZY Li, Phys. ...

362

Aerosol Condensational Growth in Cloud Formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A code for the quasi-stationary solution of the coupled heat and mass transport equations for aerosols in a finite volume was developed. Both mass and heat are conserved effectively in the volume, which results in a competitive aerosol condensation growth computational model. A further model that couples this competitive aerosol condensation growth computational model with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software (ANSYS FLUENT) enables the simulation of the realistic atmospheric environment. One or more air parcels, where the aerosols reside, are placed in a very big volume in order to mimic the large atmospheric environment. Mass (water vapor) and heat transportat between the air parcels and the environment facilitates the growth and prevents the parcels from unrealistically overheating. The suppression of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) growth by high number densities was quantified by our model study. Model study with organic particles (Lmalic acid and maleic acid) indicates that when these organic species and ammonium sulfate are internally mixed, the particles can grow much more than if they are separately associated with distinct particles. Moreover, by using more multiple air parcels, which are randomly assigned with different initial relative humidity values according to a power law distribution, we studied the effects of atmospheric stochastic RH distribution on the growth of CCN.

Geng, Jun

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geologic Coal Formations  

SciTech Connect

BP Corporation North America, Inc. (BP) currently operates a nitrogen enhanced recovery project for coal bed methane at the Tiffany Field in the San Juan Basin, Colorado. The project is the largest and most significant of its kind wherein gas is injected into a coal seam to recover methane by competitive adsorption and stripping. The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and BP both recognize that this process also holds significant promise for the sequestration of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, while economically enhancing the recovery of methane from coal. BP proposes to conduct a CO2 injection pilot at the tiffany Field to assess CO2 sequestration potential in coal. For its part the INEEL will analyze information from this pilot with the intent to define the Co2 sequestration capacity of coal and its ultimate role in ameliorating the adverse effects of global warming on the nation and the world.

2001-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

364

Administrative supervision and information relationships  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many countries, administrative supervision has grown dramatically in recent years. Administrative supervision is a form of interaction between policy makers and policy executors, aimed at improving political accountability. In this paper, the role ... Keywords: administrative supervision, information relationships, supervisory authorities

Victor Bekkers; Vincent Homburg

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Radiation Pressure in Massive Star Formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Stars with masses of >~ 20 solar masses have short Kelvin times that enable them to reach the main sequence while still accreting from their natal clouds. The resulting nuclear burning produces a huge luminosity and a correspondingly large radiation pressure force on dust grains in the accreting gas. This effect may limit the upper mass of stars that can form by accretion. Indeed, simulations and analytic calculations to date have been unable to resolve the mystery of how stars of 50 solar masses and up form. We present two new ideas to solve the radiation pressure problem. First, we use three-dimensional radiation hydrodynamic adaptive mesh refinement simulations to study the collapse of massive cores. We find that in three dimensions a configuration in which radiation holds up an infalling envelope is Rayleigh-Taylor unstable, leading radiation driven bubbles to collapse and accretion to continue. We also present Monte Carlo radiative transfer calculations showing that the cavities created by protostellar winds provides a valve that allow radiation to escape the accreting envelope, further reducing the ability of radiation pressure to inhibit accretion.

Mark R. Krumholz; Richard I. Klein; Christopher F. McKee

2005-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

366

Molecular hydrogen regulated star formation in cosmological SPH simulations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It has been shown observationally that star formation (SF) correlates tightly with the presence of molecular hydrogen (H2). Therefore it would be important to investigate its implication on galaxy formation in a cosmological context. In the present work, we track the H2 mass fraction within our cosmological smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) code GADGET-3 using an equilibrium analytic model by Krumholz et al. This model allows us to regulate the star formation in our simulation by the local abundance of H2 rather than the total cold gas density, and naturally introduce the dependence of star formation on metallicity. We investigate implications of the equilibrium H2-based SF model on galaxy population properties, such as the stellar-to-halo mass ratio (SHMR), baryon fraction, cosmic star formation rate density (SFRD), galaxy specific SFR, galaxy stellar mass functions (GSMF), and Kennicutt-Schmidt (KS) relationship. The advantage of our work over the previous ones is having a large sample of simulated gala...

Thompson, Robert; Jaacks, Jason; Choi, Jun-Hwan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

368

GAMMA RAYS FROM STAR FORMATION IN CLUSTERS OF GALAXIES  

SciTech Connect

Star formation in galaxies is observed to be associated with gamma-ray emission, presumably from non-thermal processes connected to the acceleration of cosmic-ray nuclei and electrons. The detection of gamma rays from starburst galaxies by the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) has allowed the determination of a functional relationship between star formation rate and gamma-ray luminosity. Since star formation is known to scale with total infrared (8-1000 {mu}m) and radio (1.4 GHz) luminosity, the observed infrared and radio emission from a star-forming galaxy can be used to quantitatively infer the galaxy's gamma-ray luminosity. Similarly, star-forming galaxies within galaxy clusters allow us to derive lower limits on the gamma-ray emission from clusters, which have not yet been conclusively detected in gamma rays. In this study, we apply the functional relationships between gamma-ray luminosity and radio and IR luminosities of galaxies derived by the Fermi Collaboration to a sample of the best candidate galaxy clusters for detection in gamma rays in order to place lower limits on the gamma-ray emission associated with star formation in galaxy clusters. We find that several clusters have predicted gamma-ray emission from star formation that are within an order of magnitude of the upper limits derived in Ackermann et al. based on non-detection by Fermi-LAT. Given the current gamma-ray limits, star formation likely plays a significant role in the gamma-ray emission in some clusters, especially those with cool cores. We predict that both Fermi-LAT over the course of its lifetime and the future Cerenkov Telescope Array will be able to detect gamma-ray emission from star-forming galaxies in clusters.

Storm, Emma M.; Jeltema, Tesla E.; Profumo, Stefano [Department of Physics, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States)

2012-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

369

Molecular cloud formation and magnetic fields in spiral galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present ongoing hydrodynamic and MHD simulations of molecular cloud formation in spiral galaxies. The hydrodynamic results show the formation of molecular gas clouds where spiral shocks compress atomic gas to high densities. The spiral shocks also produce structure in the spiral arms, provided the gas is cold (gas than when a single phase is assumed. We also discuss very recent results from galactic-scale MHD calculations. From observational comparisons of the magnetic and thermal pressure, magnetic fields are expected to be a major factor in explaining the dynamics of the ISM, from kpc scales to those of star formation. We describe the difference in structure of the spiral arms, and the evolution of the global magnetic field for a range of field strengths.

Clare Dobbs; Daniel Price; Ian Bonnell

2007-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

370

Chemical pathways for the formation of ammonia in Hanford wastes  

SciTech Connect

This report reviews chemical reactions leading to the formation of ammonia in Hanford wastes. The general features of the chemistry of the organic compounds in the Hanford wastes are briefly outlined. The radiolytic and thermal free radical reactions that are responsible for the initiation and propagation of the oxidative degradation reactions of the nitrogen-containing complexants, trisodium HEDTA and tetrasodium EDTA, are outlined. In addition, the roles played by three different ionic reaction pathways for the oxidation of the same compounds and their degradation products are described as a prelude to the discussion of the formation of ammonia. The reaction pathways postulated for its formation are based on tank observations, laboratory studies with simulated and actual wastes, and the review of the scientific literature. Ammonia derives from the reduction of nitrite ion (most important), from the conversion of organic nitrogen in the complexants and their degradation products, and from radiolytic reactions of nitrous oxide and nitrogen (least important).

Stock, L.M.; Pederson, L.R.

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Heating hydrocarbon containing formations in a line drive staged process  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation are described herein. Methods may include providing heat to a first section of the formation with one or more first heaters in the first section. First hydrocarbons may be heated in the first section such that at least some of the first hydrocarbons are mobilized. At least some of the mobilized first hydrocarbons may be produced through a production well located in a second section of the formation. The second section may be located substantially adjacent to the first section. A portion of the second section may be provided some heat from the mobilized first hydrocarbons, but is not conductively heated by heat from the first heaters. Heat may be provided to the second section with one or more second heaters in the second section to further heat the second section.

Miller, David Scott (Katy, TX)

2009-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

372

Obama Administration Announces More Than $32 Million for Energy Projects in  

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

32 Million for Energy 32 Million for Energy Projects in Michigan Obama Administration Announces More Than $32 Million for Energy Projects in Michigan June 22, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Battle Creek, MI - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $32 million in Recovery Act funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Michigan. Under DOE's State Energy Program, states have proposed statewide plans that prioritize energy savings, create or retain jobs, increase the use of renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This initiative is part of the Obama Administration's national strategy to support job growth, while making a historic down payment on clean energy. "This funding will provide an important boost for state economies, help put

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Obama Administration Announces More Than $16 Million for Energy Projects in  

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

16 Million for Energy 16 Million for Energy Projects in Iowa Obama Administration Announces More Than $16 Million for Energy Projects in Iowa June 22, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Des Moines, IA - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $16 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Iowa. Under DOE's State Energy Program, states have proposed statewide plans that prioritize energy savings, create or retain jobs, increase the use of renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This initiative is part of the Obama Administration's national strategy to support job growth, while making a historic down payment on clean energy. "This funding will provide an important boost for state economies, help put

374

Star Formation in the Gulf of Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present an optical/infrared study of the dense molecular cloud, L935, dubbed "The Gulf of Mexico", which separates the North America and the Pelican nebulae, and we demonstrate that this area is a very active star forming region. A wide-field imaging study with interference filters has revealed 35 new Herbig-Haro objects in the Gulf of Mexico. A grism survey has identified 41 Halpha emission-line stars, 30 of them new. A small cluster of partly embedded pre-main sequence stars is located around the known LkHalpha 185-189 group of stars, which includes the recently erupting FUor HBC 722.

Armond, Tina; Bally, John; Aspin, Colin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Energy Use in the U.S. Commercial Sector - Energy Information Administration Data, Information and Analyses  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is the independent statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. As such, EIA has a wealth of energy data and analyses available for public use, including information about energy use in the buildings sectors. This paper discusses the types of EIA energy information available, how the information can be accessed, and how it may be valuable in the quest to improve existing building energy usage.

Boedecker, E.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Lighting recommendations for the Social Security Administration Frank Hagel Federal Building in Richmond CA  

SciTech Connect

Specific recommendations are made to improve the lighting quality and energy efficiency of the lighting system at the Social Security Administration Frank Hagel Building in Richmond, CA. The main recommendation is to replace the recessed fluorescent lighting system in the general office area with indirect lighting. Indirect lighting will improve lighting quality, will provide an energy efficient solution and will be about the same cost as the direct lighting system originally proposed.

Rubinstein, Francis M.

1999-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

377

Spontaneous formation of double bars in dark matter dominated galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Although nearly one-third of barred galaxies host an inner, secondary bar, the formation and evolution of double barred galaxies remain unclear. We show here an example model of a galaxy, dominated by a live dark matter halo, in which double bars form naturally, without requiring gas, and we follow its evolution for a Hubble time. The inner bar in our model galaxy rotates almost as slowly as the outer bar, and it can reach up to half of its length. The route to the formation of a double bar may be different from that of a single strong bar. Massive dark matter halo or dynamically hot stellar disc may play an important role in the formation of double bars and their subsequent evolution.

Saha, Kanak

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Predicting Nickel Precipitate Formation in Contaminated Soils. (3717)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Predicting Nickel Precipitate Formation in Contaminated Soils. (3717) Authors: E. Peltier* - Univ in contaminated soils plays a crucial role in determining the long term fate of toxic metal pollutants speciation in laboratory contaminated soils with thermodynamic and kinetic analyses of precipitate stability

Sparks, Donald L.

379

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 11:  

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

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 11: ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 11: SPACE AND MAINTENANCE RECORDS June 2007 Revision 1 This schedule provides for the disposal of all copies, wherever located in the Department, of records relating to space and maintenance, except as indicated below. Records documenting these functions pertain to the acquisition, allocation, utilization, and release of space and include related correspondence and reports submitted to the General Services Administration (or equivalent agency with similar Government-wide responsibilities) as directed by law and regulation (41 CFR 101-17); correspondence and forms relating to the compilation of directory service listings; identification credentials and related accountable records; requests for building and equipment services;

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Formation and Stability of Impurity "snakes" in Tokamak Plasmas  

SciTech Connect

New observations of the formation and dynamics of long-lived impurity-induced helical "snake" modes in tokamak plasmas have recently been carried-out on Alcator C-Mod. The snakes form as an asymmetry in the impurity ion density that undergoes a seamless transition from a small helically displaced density to a large crescent-shaped helical structure inside q < 1, with a regularly sawtoothing core. The observations show that the conditions for the formation and persistence of a snake cannot be explained by plasma pressure alone. Instead, many features arise naturally from nonlinear interactions in a 3D MHD model that separately evolves the plasma density and temperature

L. Delgado-Aparicio, et. al.

2013-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Eddy formation and propagation in the eastern tropical Pacific  

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Observations of eddies in the eastern tropical Pacific from TOPEX altimetry data show that there are seasonal and interannual variations in eddy activity. Comparisons between time of eddy formation and corresponding wind data show that not all eddies are caused by winds blowing offshore from the coast of Central America. Plots of eddy tracks from TOPEX data show that some of these eddies last for over 6 months and travel more than 250 of longitude toward the west. Others go more towards the equator and dissipate quickly. A General Circulation Model is used to study the formation and propagation aspects of these eddies. Results from experiments exploring the formation mechanism show that high frequency wind bursts are sufficient but not necessary for eddy formation in the eastern tropical Pacific. Eddy activity remains almost the same if only the annual harmonic of the wind field is used to force the model. Forcing the model with only the high frequency wind component produces almost no eddies. The formation of eddies during periods of weak offshore winds suggests other possible mechanisms, such as unstable mean flows, for the formation of the eddies. Experiments done to study the propagation of the eddies show that the eddies are greatly affected by the structure of the background flow. Eddies formed in September or October encounter a strong westward flowing current and do not dissipate rapidly. These eddies do not travel south beyond the region of shear between the currents. They last for more than 6 months and travel westward for more than 250 of longitude. Eddies formed in March and April encounter a strong eastward flow dissipate quickly and propagate towards the equator where they disappear. These eddies last for less than four months and cover less than 150 of longitude. Eddies generated in January show properties between these two extreme cases.

Jhingran, Vikas Gopal

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

EIA Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

as of August 15, with Consuming East region storage facilities holding 1,217 Bcf. The Energy Information Administration has revised downward its estimate of working gas in storage...

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EIA Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

by almost 20 Bcf the weekly average of about 74.1 Bcf during May last year, using the Energy Information Administration&20;s (EIA) reported total net injections in May 1996 of 328...

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A SUMMARY OF COAL IN THE COALMONT FORMATION (TERTIARY),  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chapter SN A SUMMARY OF COAL IN THE COALMONT FORMATION (TERTIARY), NORTH PARK BASIN, COLORADO By S assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern RockyMountains and Great Plains region, U Resource assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great

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Evaluation of the Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) in the Bonneville Power Administration service territory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) is a collaborative utility program intended to transform the market for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerators. it is one of the first examples of large-scale {open_quotes}market transformation{close_quotes} energy efficiency program. This report documents the evaluation of SERP ({open_quotes}the Program{close_quotes}) in the Bonneville Power Administration`s (Bonneville`s) service territory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted this evaluation for Bonneville. This study includes the process evaluation, preliminary impact evaluation, and market transformation assessment. It is based on site visits and interviews with refrigerator dealers and manufacturers, industry data, and Bonneville information. Results from this study are compared with those from a parallel study that examines the Program across the 24 participating utilities.

Lee, A.D.; Conger, R.L.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Energy Information Administration is proposing the following revisions to their electricity survey forms in 2011:  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Information Administration proposed the following revisions to their electricity Energy Information Administration proposed the following revisions to their electricity survey forms in 2011: F or m E I A -411, " C oor dinated B ulk Power Supply Pr ogr am R epor t." * Change form name to "Coordinated Bulk Power Supply & Demand Program Report;" return to collecting projected reliability data on a 10-year basis as opposed to 5 years. Change "Council" to "Regional Entity" and add submission of Sub-regional level breakout of data. * Return to reporting on capacity and transmission planning for a 10-year horizon, rather than a 5-year horizon. * Adopt the current NERC 2009 Schedule 3 for summer and winter aggregated demand and supply information. Changes are as follows: Demand category additions include

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Compact data format for advertising and discovery in ubiquitous networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we describe a packet data size minimization method designed specifically for advertising and discovery in ubiquitous networks. The minimization is effective for achieving superior discovery performance characteristics such as discovery ... Keywords: compact data format, discovery system, service discovery

Pavel Poupyrev; Yoshihiro Kawahara; Peter Davis; Hiroyuki Morikawa

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Gina Pearson Assistant Administrator  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Gina Pearson Gina Pearson Assistant Administrator for Communications Duties Gina Pearson is the Assistant Administrator (AA) for Communications, and in this capacity provides leadership and direction to conduct the U.S. Energy Information Administration's comprehensive communications program for diverse external customer groups and agency employees. The AA for Communications is responsible for Agency communications policies and standards, the www.eia.gov website, press and media rela- tions, marketing and outreach services, energy education and literacy efforts, and the Agency's employee intranet site. Biography Since 2006, Gina Pearson has played a leadership role in the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) strategy and operations for commu- nicating information and data to Federal, State and local agencies; the

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Adam Sieminski Administrator Biography  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Adam Sieminski Adam Sieminski Administrator Biography Adam Sieminski was sworn in on June 4, 2012, as the eighth administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). From March 2012 to May 2012, while awaiting confirmation as EIA administrator, Mr. Siemin- ski served as senior director for energy and environment on the staff of the National Security Council. From 2005 until March 2012, he was the chief energy economist for Deutsche Bank, working with the Bank's global research and trading units. Drawing on extensive industry, government, and academic sources, Mr. Sieminski forecasted energy market trends and wrote on a variety of topics involving energy economics, climate change, geopoli- tics, and commodity prices. From 1998 to 2005, he served as the director and energy strategist for

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Human factoring administrative procedures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In nonnuclear business, administrative procedures bring to mind such mundane topics as filing correspondence and scheduling vacation time. In the nuclear industry, on the other hand, administrative procedures play a vital role in assuring the safe operation of a facility. For some time now, industry focus has been on improving technical procedures. Significant efforts are under way to produce technical procedure requires that a validated technical, regulatory, and administrative basis be developed and that the technical process be established for each procedure. Producing usable technical procedures requires that procedure presentation be engineered to the same human factors principles used in control room design. The vital safety role of administrative procedures requires that they be just as sound, just a rigorously formulated, and documented as technical procedures. Procedure programs at the Tennessee Valley Authority and at Boston Edison's Pilgrim Station demonstrate that human factors engineering techniques can be applied effectively to technical procedures. With a few modifications, those same techniques can be used to produce more effective administrative procedures. Efforts are under way at the US Department of Energy Nuclear Weapons Complex and at some utilities (Boston Edison, for instance) to apply human factors engineering to administrative procedures: The techniques being adapted include the following.

Grider, D.A.; Sturdivant, M.H.

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Analysis of Star Formation in Galaxy-like Objects  

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Using cosmological hydrodynamical simulations, we investigate the effects of hierarchical aggregation on the triggering of star formation in galactic-like objects. We include a simple star formation model to transform the cold gas in dense regions into stars. Simulations with different parameters have been performed in order to quantify the dependence of the results on the parameters. We then resort to stellar population synthesis models to trace the color evolution of each object with red-shift and in relation to their merger histories. We find that, in a hierarchical clustering scenario, the process of assembling of the structure is one natural mechanism that may trigger star formation. The resulting star formation rate history for each individual galactic object is composed of a continuous one ($\\leq 3 \\rm{M_{\\odot}/yr}$) and a series of star bursts. We find that even the accretion of a small satellite can be correlated with a stellar burst. Massive mergers are found to be more efficient at transforming gas into stars

Patricia B. Tissera

1999-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

392

FILM FORMATION ON LITHIUM IN PROPYLENE CARBONATE SOLUTIONS UNDER OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITIONS  

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and Ambient Temperature Lithium Batteries, B. B. Owens and1 Soci ety FILM FORMATION ON LITHIUM IN PROPYLENE CARBONATECalifornia. Film Formation on Lithium 1n Propylene Carbonate

Geronov, Y.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Numerical simulation of cloud droplet formation in a tank  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) code FLUENT 6 together with the fine particle model (FPM), numerical simulations of droplet dynamics in a 12.4m^3 cloud tank were conducted. The coupled fields of water vapor, temperature, flow velocity, particle ... Keywords: Cloud droplet formation, Particle-dynamics modeling, Stirred tank, Turbulence

Matthias Schütze; Frank Stratmann

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Mixing and Water-Mass Formation in the Australian Subantarctic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A cruise south of eastern Australia confirmed the formation of a Subantarctic Mode Water type in late winter on the equatorward side of the Subantarctic Front. This water type, mixed with the winter surface waters farther north, would form the T-...

Rory O. R. Y. Thompson; R. J. Edwards

1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

OXIDES OF NITROGEN: FORMATION AND CONTROL IN RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITIES  

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utilizing all of the known techniques for NOx reduction. To be precise, the NOx formed within the flame] and several others [6, 7] have suggested certain reduction methods which are consistent with NOx formation, not solid waste. The results of NOx reduction techniques in coal combustion should be applied with caution

Columbia University

396

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS  

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

3: 3: PROCUREMENT, SUPPLY, AND GRANT RECORDS July 2008 Revision 2 Procurement and supply records document the acquisition of goods and non-personal services, controlling the volume of stock on hand, reporting procurement needs, and related supply matters which are part of daily procurement operations. The basic procurement files reflect a considerable range of procedure, from simple, small purchases to complicated prime contractor and subcontractor operations. Any records created prior to 1895 must first be offered to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for appraisal before applying the disposal instructions. Frequently copies of procurement papers become integral parts of other files, such as project files of various types or general subject files pertaining to program operations;

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DISENTANGLING AGN AND STAR FORMATION IN SOFT X-RAYS  

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We have explored the interplay of star formation and active galactic nucleus (AGN) activity in soft X-rays (0.5-2 keV) in two samples of Seyfert 2 galaxies (Sy2s). Using a combination of low-resolution CCD spectra from Chandra and XMM-Newton, we modeled the soft emission of 34 Sy2s using power-law and thermal models. For the 11 sources with high signal-to-noise Chandra imaging of the diffuse host galaxy emission, we estimate the luminosity due to star formation by removing the AGN, fitting the residual emission. The AGN and star formation contributions to the soft X-ray luminosity (i.e., L{sub x,AGN} and L{sub x,SF}) for the remaining 24 Sy2s were estimated from the power-law and thermal luminosities derived from spectral fitting. These luminosities were scaled based on a template derived from XSINGS analysis of normal star-forming galaxies. To account for errors in the luminosities derived from spectral fitting and the spread in the scaling factor, we estimated L{sub x,AGN} and L{sub x,SF} from Monte Carlo simulations. These simulated luminosities agree with L{sub x,AGN} and L{sub x,SF} derived from Chandra imaging analysis within a 3{sigma} confidence level. Using the infrared [Ne II]12.8 {mu}m and [O IV]26 {mu}m lines as a proxy of star formation and AGN activity, respectively, we independently disentangle the contributions of these two processes to the total soft X-ray emission. This decomposition generally agrees with L{sub x,SF} and L{sub x,AGN} at the 3{sigma} level. In the absence of resolvable nuclear emission, our decomposition method provides a reasonable estimate of emission due to star formation in galaxies hosting type 2 AGNs.

LaMassa, Stephanie M.; Heckman, T. M. [Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Ptak, A. [NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States)

2012-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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The geomechanics of CO2 storage in deep sedimentary formations  

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formations, such as depleted oil and gas reservoirs,sedimentary formations, including oil and gas reservoirs andassociated with enhanced oil recovery (EOR). At the North-

Rutqvist, J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Northern Maine Independent System Administrator (Maine)  

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

The Northern Maine Independent System Administrator (NMISA) is a non-profit entity responsible for the administration of the northern Maine transmission system and electric power markets in...

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Ranging methods for developing wellbores in subsurface formations  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for forming two or more wellbores in a subsurface formation includes forming a first wellbore in the formation. A second wellbore is directionally drilled in a selected relationship relative to the first wellbore. At least one magnetic field is provided in the second wellbore using one or more magnets in the second wellbore located on a drilling string used to drill the second wellbore. At least one magnetic field is sensed in the first wellbore using at least two sensors in the first wellbore as the magnetic field passes by the at least two sensors while the second wellbore is being drilled. A position of the second wellbore is continuously assessed relative to the first wellbore using the sensed magnetic field. The direction of drilling of the second wellbore is adjusted so that the second wellbore remains in the selected relationship relative to the first wellbore.

MacDonald, Duncan (Houston, TX)

2011-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

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BEAM HALO FORMATION IN HIGH-INTENSITY BEAMS.  

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Studies of beam halo became unavoidable feature of high-intensity machines where uncontrolled beam loss should be kept to extremely small level. For a well controlled stable beam such a loss is typically associated with the low density halo surrounding beam core. In order to minimize uncontrolled beam loss or improve performance of an accelerator, it is very important to understand what are the sources of halo formation in a specific machine of interest. The dominant mechanisms are, in fact, different in linear accelerators, circular machines or Energy Recovering Linacs (ERL). In this paper, we summarize basic mechanisms of halo formation in high-intensity beams and discuss their application to various types of accelerators of interest, such as linacs, rings and ERL.

FEDOTOV, A.V.

2005-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

402

Storage of CO2 in Geologic Formations in the Ohio River Valley...  

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OH 43201 614-424-3820 gupta@battelle.org Storage of Co 2 in geologiC formationS in the ohio river valley region Background The storage of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) in a dense,...

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Management and Administration | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Management and Administration | National Nuclear Security Administration Management and Administration | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Management and Administration Home > About Us > Our Programs > Powering the Nuclear Navy > Management and Administration Management and Administration NNSA's Naval Reactors is committed to excellence and dedicated to meeting

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The Formation of the First Stars in the Universe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this review, I survey our current understanding of how the very first stars in the universe formed, with a focus on three main areas of interest: the formation of the first protogalaxies and the cooling of gas within them, the nature and extent of fragmentation within the cool gas, and the physics -- in particular the interplay between protostellar accretion and protostellar feedback -- that serves to determine the final stellar mass. In each of these areas, I have attempted to show how our thinking has developed over recent years, aided in large part by the increasing ease with which we can now perform detailed numerical simulations of primordial star formation. I have also tried to indicate the areas where our understanding remains incomplete, and to identify some of the most important unsolved problems.

Simon C. O. Glover

2004-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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The Formation of the First Stars in the Universe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this review, I survey our current understanding of how the very first stars in the universe formed, with a focus on three main areas of interest: the formation of the first protogalaxies and the cooling of gas within them, the nature and extent of fragmentation within the cool gas, and the physics -- in particular the interplay between protostellar accretion and protostellar feedback -- that serves to determine the final stellar mass. In each of these areas, I have attempted to show how our thinking has developed over recent years, aided in large part by the increasing ease with which we can now perform detailed numerical simulations of primordial star formation. I have also tried to indicate the areas where our understanding remains incomplete, and to identify some of the most important unsolved problems.

Glover, S C O

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Exploitation and Optimization of Reservoir Performance in Hunton Formation, Oklahoma  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hunton formation in Oklahoma has been the subject of attention for the last ten years. The new interest started with the drilling of the West Carney field in 1995 in Lincoln County. Subsequently, many other operators have expanded the search for oil and gas in Hunton formation in other parts of Oklahoma. These fields exhibit many unique production characteristics, including: (1) decreasing water-oil or water-gas ratio over time; (2) decreasing gas-oil ratio followed by an increase; (3) poor prediction capability of the reserves based on the log data; and (4) low geological connectivity but high hydrodynamic connectivity. The purpose of this investigation is to understand the principal mechanisms affecting the production, and propose methods by which we can optimize the production from fields with similar characteristics.

Mohan Kelkar

2007-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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File Formats  

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Home Page Home Page File Formats MODIS Product Subsets Output Data File Format Descriptions The MODIS product subsets for North America and Worldwide are available in several formats, which are described in the following text. MODIS Land Product ASCII Data Image Data Files in ASCII Grid Format QC-Filtered Data and Statistics Generated for this Request Land Cover Data in ASCII Grid Format Statistical Data for MODIS Land Products in Comma Separated Format Underlying BRDF Parameters Used in Generating this Request (available with Albedo MOD43B and MCD43B only) MODIS Land Product ASCII Data Description of File File Content: Data as read from MODIS Land Product HDF-EOS data files. These data are the starting point for deriving the other subset data products. Data Type: As indicated by Land Product Code (e.g., MOD15A2).

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Today in Energy - Bakken formation oil and gas drilling activity ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government ... (from green to red), the more gas is being produced.

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Molecular Cloud Evolution II. From cloud formation to the early stages of star formation in decaying conditions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the formation of giant dense cloud complexes and of stars within them by means of SPH numerical simulations of the mildly supersonic collision of gas streams (``inflows'') in the warm neutral medium (WNM). The resulting compressions cause cooling and turbulence generation in the gas, forming a cloud that then becomes self-gravitating and undergoes global collapse. Simultaneously, the turbulent, nonlinear density fluctuations induce fast, local collapse events. The simulations show that: a) The clouds are not in a state of equilibrium. Instead, they undergo secular evolution. Initially, their mass and gravitational energy |Eg| increase steadily, while the turbulent energy Ek reaches a plateau. b) When |Eg| becomes comparable to Ek, global collapse begins, causing a simultaneous increase in both that maintains a near-equipartition condition |Eg| ~ 2 Ek. c) Longer inflow durations delay the onset of global and local collapse, by maintaining a higher turbulent velocity dispersion in the cloud over longer times. d) The star formation rate is large from the beginning, without any period of slow and accelerating star formation. e) The column densities of the local star-forming clumps are very similar to reported values of the column density required for molecule formation, suggesting that locally molecular gas and star formation occur nearly simultaneously. The MC formation mechanism discussed here naturally explains the apparent ``virialized'' state of MCs and the ubiquitous presence of HI halos around them. Within their assumptions, our simulations support the scenario of rapid star formation after MCs are formed, although long (>~ 15 Myr) accumulation periods do occur during which the clouds build up their gravitational energy, and which are expected to be spent in the atomic phase.

E. Vazquez-Semadeni; G. C. Gomez; A. K. Jappsen; J. Ballesteros-Paredes; R. F. Gonzalez; R. S. Klessen

2006-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

410

STAR FORMATION IN MASSIVE CLUSTERS VIA BONDI ACCRETION  

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Essentially all stars form in giant molecular clouds (GMCs). However, inside GMCs, most of the gas does not participate in star formation; rather, denser gas accumulates in clumps in the GMC, with the bulk of the stars in a given GMC forming in a few of the most massive clumps. In the Milky Way, these clumps have masses M{sub cl} {approx}< 5 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -2} of the GMC, radii r{sub cl} {approx} 1 pc, and free-fall times {tau}{sub cl} {approx} 2 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 5} yr. We show that clumps inside GMCs should accrete at a modified Bondi accretion rate, which depends on clump mass as M-dot{sub cl}{approx}M{sub cl}{sup 5/4}. This rate is initially rather slow, usually slower than the initial star formation rate inside the clump (we adopt the common assumption that inside the clump, M-dot{sub *}={epsilon}{sub ff}M{sub cl}/{tau}{sub cl}, with {epsilon}{sub ff} Almost-Equal-To 0.017). However, after {approx}2 GMC free-fall times {tau}{sub GMC}, the clump accretion rate accelerates rapidly; formally, the clump can accrete the entire GMC in {approx}3{tau}{sub GMC}. At the same time, the star formation rate accelerates, tracking the Bondi accretion rate. If the GMC is disrupted by feedback from the largest clump, half the stars in that clump form in the final {tau}{sub GMC} before the GMC is disrupted. The theory predicts that the distribution of effective star formation rates, measured per GMC free-fall time, is broad, ranging from {approx}0.001 up to 0.1 or larger and that the mass spectrum of star clusters is flatter than that of clumps, consistent with observations.

Murray, Norman; Chang, Philip, E-mail: murray@cita.utoronto.ca, E-mail: pchang@cita.utoronto.ca [Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, 60 St. George Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3H8 (Canada)

2012-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Strategic Plan 13 In 2000, the National Nuclear Security Administration  

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

3 3 In 2000, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) was established as a new element within the Department in response to a Congressional mandate to reinvigorate the security posture throughout the nuclear weapons program and to reaffirm the Nation's commitment to maintaining the nuclear deterrence capabilities of the United States. NNSA was chartered to better focus management attention on enhanced security, proactive management practices, and mission focus within the Department's national defense and nonproliferation programs. The Department performs its national security mission involving nuclear weapons and nuclear materials and technology through the NNSA. Over the next six years, the Department will apply

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Formation of superheavy nuclei in cold fusion reactions  

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Within the concept of the dinuclear system (DNS), a dynamical model is proposed for describing the formation of superheavy nuclei in complete fusion reactions by incorporating the coupling of the relative motion to the nucleon transfer process. The capture of two heavy colliding nuclei, the formation of the compound nucleus and the de-excitation process are calculated by using an empirical coupled channel model, solving a master equation numerically and applying statistical theory, respectively. Evaporation residue excitation functions in cold fusion reactions are investigated systematically and compared with available experimental data. Maximal production cross sections of superheavy nuclei in cold fusion reactions with stable neutron-rich projectiles are obtained. Isotopic trends in the production of the superheavy elements Z=110, 112, 114, 116, 118 and 120 are analyzed systematically. Optimal combinations and the corresponding excitation energies are proposed.

Feng, Zhao-Qing; Li, Jun-Qing; Scheid, Werner

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Formation of superheavy nuclei in cold fusion reactions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Within the concept of the dinuclear system (DNS), a dynamical model is proposed for describing the formation of superheavy nuclei in complete fusion reactions by incorporating the coupling of the relative motion to the nucleon transfer process. The capture of two heavy colliding nuclei, the formation of the compound nucleus and the de-excitation process are calculated by using an empirical coupled channel model, solving a master equation numerically and applying statistical theory, respectively. Evaporation residue excitation functions in cold fusion reactions are investigated systematically and compared with available experimental data. Maximal production cross sections of superheavy nuclei in cold fusion reactions with stable neutron-rich projectiles are obtained. Isotopic trends in the production of the superheavy elements Z=110, 112, 114, 116, 118 and 120 are analyzed systematically. Optimal combinations and the corresponding excitation energies are proposed.

Zhao-Qing Feng; Gen-Ming Jin; Jun-Qing Li; Werner Scheid

2007-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

414

KETENE FORMATION IN INTERSTELLAR ICES: A LABORATORY STUDY  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The formation of ketene (H{sub 2}CCO, ethenone) in polar and apolar ices was studied with in situ 0.8 MeV proton irradiation, far-UV photolysis, and infrared spectroscopic analyses at 10-20 K. Using isotopically enriched reagents, unequivocal evidence was obtained for ketene synthesis in H{sub 2}O-rich and CO{sub 2}-rich ices, and several reaction products were identified. Results from scavenging experiments suggested that ketene was formed by free-radical pathways, as opposed to acid-base processes or redox reactions. Finally, we use our results to draw conclusions about the formation and stability of ketene in the interstellar medium.

Hudson, Reggie L.; Loeffler, Mark J., E-mail: Reggie.Hudson@NASA.gov [Astrochemistry Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States)

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

415

Haze Formation and Behavior in Liquid-Liquid Extraction Processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aqueous haze formation and behavior was studied in the liquid-liquid system tri-n-butyl phosphate in odorless kerosene and 3M nitric acid with uranyl nitrate and cesium nitrate representing the major solute and an impurity, respectively. A pulsed column, mixer-settler and centrifugal contactor were chosen to investigate the effect of different turbulence characteristics on the manifestation of haze since these contactors exhibit distinct mixing phenomena. The dispersive processes of drop coalescence and breakage, and water precipitation in the organic phase were observed to lead to the formation of haze drops of {approx}1 um in diameter. The interaction between the haze and primary drops of the dispersion was critical to the separation efficiency of the liquid-liquid extraction equipment. Conditions of high power input and spatially homogeneous mixing enabled the haze drops to become rapidly assimilated within the dispersion to maximize the scrub performance and separation efficiency of the equipment.

Arm, Stuart T.; Jenkins, J. A.

2006-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Fracturing results in diatomaceous earth formations, South Belridge Field, California  

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The company began fracturing diatomaceous earth zones in the San Joaquin Valley (CA) in 1976. Fracturing has proved an effective method of exploiting these previously noncommercial reservoirs. Nevertheless, productivity behavior is typified by high initial rates followed by rapid decline. Reasons for this decline have been evaluated and are discussed. Also discussed are laboratory experiments performed to determine an appropriate fracture design for this formation.

Strubhar, M.K.; Andreani, F.S.; Medlin, W.L.; Nabi, S.M.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

PREVENTION OF SCALE FORMATION IN URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTOR  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for preventing the formation of scale in uranium solvent extraction apparatus is presented. The scale, consisting chiefly of precipitated silica and the sulfates uf calcium and lead, may be prevented by a combination of measures, chiefly by prior heating and agitation to crystallize and remove silica, and by a maintenance of uranyl nitrate concentration in the feed and extractant above certain levels to increase the solubility of the calcium and lead sulfates.

Delaplaine, J.W.

1957-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Mineral ecophysiological evidence for microbial activity in banded iron formation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The phosphorus composition of banded-iron formations (BIFs) has been used as a proxy for Precambrian seawater composition and the paleoeredox state of Earth's surface environment. However, it is unclear whether the phosphorus in BIFs originally entered the sediment as a sorbed component of the iron oxyhydroxide particles, or whether it was incorporated into the biomass of marine phytoplankton. We conducted high-resolution mineral analyses and report here the first detection of an Fe(III) acetate salt, as well as nanocrystals of apatite in association with magnetite, in the 2.48 Ga Dales Gorge Member of the Brockman Iron Formation (a BIF), Hamersley, Western Australia. The clusters of apatite are similar in size and morphology to biogenic apatite crystals resulting from biomass decay in Phanerozoic marine sediments, while the formation of an Fe(III) acetate salt and magnetite not only implies the original presence of biomass in the BIF sediments, but also that organic carbon likely served as an electron donor during bacterial Fe(III) reduction. This study is important because it suggests that phytoplankton may have played a key role in the transfer of phosphorus (and other trace elements) from the photic zone to the seafloor.

Li, Dr. Yi-Liang [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Konhauser, Dr, Kurt [University of Alberta; Cole, David R [ORNL; Phelps, Tommy Joe [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Modeling the Sequestration of CO2 in Deep Geological Formations  

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the Sequestration of CO the Sequestration of CO 2 in Deep Geological Formations K. Prasad Saripalli, B. Peter McGrail, and Mark D. White Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352 corresponding author Prasad Saripalli Senior Research Scientist Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 1313 Sigma V Complex (K6-81) Richland, WA 99352 ph: (509) 376-1667 fax: (509) 376-5368 prasad.saripalli@pnl.gov 2 Modeling the Sequestration of CO 2 in Deep Geological Formations K. Prasad Saripalli, B. Peter McGrail, and Mark D. White Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352 Modeling the injection of CO 2 and its sequestration will require simulations of a multi- well injection system in a large reservoir field. However, modeling at the injection well

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OFF-HIGHWAY GASOLINE CONSUMPTION ESTIMATION MODELS USED IN THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION ATTRIBUTION AND PROCESS  

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222 222 Center for Transportation Analysis Energy and Transportation Science Division OFF-HIGHWAY GASOLINE CONSUMPTION ESTIMATION MODELS USED IN THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION ATTRIBUTION AND PROCESS 2008 Updates Ho-Ling Hwang, Ph.D. Stacy Davis Date Published: December 2009 Prepared by OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6283 managed by UT-BATTELLE, LLC for the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725 iii TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES....................................................................................v LIST OF ACRONYMS .................................................................................................... vii ABSTRACT ....................................................................................................................... ix

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DNA-Binding Mechanism in Prokaryotic Partition Complex Formation  

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DNA-Binding Mechanism in DNA-Binding Mechanism in Prokaryotic Partition Complex Formation DNA-Binding Mechanism in Prokaryotic Partition Complex Formation Print Wednesday, 29 March 2006 00:00 The faithful inheritance of genetic information, essential for all organisms, requires accurate movement and positioning of replicated DNA to daughter cells during cell division. In cells without distinct nuclei (prokaryotes), this process, called partition or segregation, is mediated by par systems. The prototype system of prokaryotic partition is the Escherichia coli P1 plasmid par system, which consists of a centromere site (parS) on the plasmid DNA and two proteins, ParA and ParB. The initial formation of the so-called partition complex between ParB and the centromere is a critical step in partition. To understand the DNA-binding mechanism utilized by ParB, Schumacher and Funnell determined crystal structures of the C-terminal region of ParB, known as ParB(142-333), bound to centromere sites.

422

Star Formation in Space and Time: Taurus-Auriga  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To understand the formation of stellar groups, one must first document carefully the birth pattern within real clusters and associations. In this study of Taurus-Auriga, we combine pre-main-sequence ages from our own evolutionary tracks with stellar positions from observational surveys. Aided by the extensive, millimeter data on the molecular clouds, we develop a picture of the region's history. Star formation began, at a relatively low level and in a spatially diffuse manner, at least 10 Myr in the past. Within the last few million years, new stars have been produced at an accelerating rate, almost exclusively within a confined group of striated cloud filaments. The gas both inside and around the filaments appears to be in force balance. Thus, the appearance of the filaments is due to global, quasi-static contraction of the parent cloud material. Gravity drives this contraction and shock dissipation mediates it, but the internal motion of the gas does not appear to be turbulent. The accelerating nature of recent star formation means that the condensation of cloud cores is a threshold phenomenon, requiring a minimum background density. Other, nearby cloud regions, including Lupus and Chamaeleon, contain some locales that have attained this density, and others that have not. In the latter, we find extensive and sometimes massive molecular gas that is still devoid of young stars.

Francesco Palla; Steven W. Stahler

2002-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

423

The properties of satellite galaxies in simulations of galaxy formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the properties of satellite galaxies in cosmological N-body/SPH simulations of galaxy formation in Milky Way-sized haloes. Because of their shallow potential wells, satellite galaxies are very sensitive to heating processes which affect their gas content. Their properties can therefore be used to constrain the nature of feedback processes that regulate galaxy formation. In our simulations, we assume that all the energy produced by supernovae is used as kinetic energy to drive galactic winds. Several of our simulations produce bright, disc-dominated galaxies. We find that wind models in which the wind speed, v_w, is proportional to local velocity dispersion of dark matter, sigma, (and thus the wind mass-loading, eta_w \\propto sigma^{-2}) have episodic star formation histories, reproduce the observed satellite luminosity function quite well (down to M_v=-7) and match the luminosity-metallicity relation observed in the Local Group satellites. By contrast, models that assume a constant wind speed o...

Okamoto, Takashi; Jenkins, Adrian; Theuns, Tom

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

An HI Threshold for Star Cluster Formation in Tidal Debris  

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Super star clusters are young, compact star clusters found in the central regions of interacting galaxies. Recently, they have also been reported to preferentially form in certain tidal tails, but not in others. In this paper, we have used 21 cm HI maps and the Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 images of eight tidal tail regions of four merging galaxy pairs to compare the kiloparsec scale HI distribution with the location of super star clusters found from the optical images. For most of the tails, we find that there is an increase in super star cluster density with increasing projected HI column density, such that the star cluster density is highest when log N(HI) >= 20.6 cm^{-2}, but equal to the background count rate at lower HI column density. However, for two tails (NGC 4038/39 Pos A and NGC 3921), there is no significant star cluster population despite the presence of gas at high column density. This implies that the N(HI) threshold is a necessary but not sufficient condition for cluster formation. Gas volume density is likely to provide a more direct criterion for cluster formation, and other factors such as gas pressure or strength of encounter may also have an influence. Comparison of HI thresholds needed for formation of different types of stellar structures await higher resolution HI and optical observations of larger numbers of interacting galaxies.

A. Maybhate; J. Masiero; J. E. Hibbard; J. C. Charlton; C. Palma; K. A. Knierman; J. English

2007-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

425

Optimal Geological Enviornments for Carbon Dioxide Storage in Saline Formations  

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susan D. Hovorka susan D. Hovorka Principal Investigator University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 130 P.O. Box X Austin, TX 78713 512-471-4863 susan.hovorka@beg.utexas.edu Optimal GeOlOGical envirOnments fOr carbOn DiOxiDe stOraGe in saline fOrmatiOns Background For carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) sequestration to be a successful component of the United States emissions reduction strategy, there will have to be a favorable intersection of a number of factors, such as the electricity market, fuel source, power plant design and operation, capture technology, a suitable geologic sequestration site, and a pipeline right-of-way from the plant to the injection site. The concept of CO 2 sequestration in saline water-bearing formations (saline reservoirs), isolated at

426

DISCOVERY OF METHYL ACETATE AND GAUCHE ETHYL FORMATE IN ORION  

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We report on the discovery of methyl acetate, CH{sub 3}COOCH{sub 3}, through the detection of a large number of rotational lines from each one of the spin states of the molecule: AA species (A{sub 1} or A{sub 2}), EA species (E{sub 1}), AE species (E{sub 2}), and EE species (E{sub 3} or E{sub 4}). We also report, for the first time in space, the detection of the gauche conformer of ethyl formate, CH{sub 3}CH{sub 2}OCOH, in the same source. The trans conformer is also detected for the first time outside the Galactic center source SgrB2. From the derived velocity of the emission of methyl acetate, we conclude that it arises mainly from the compact ridge region with a total column density of (4.2 {+-} 0.5) Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 15} cm{sup -2}. The derived rotational temperature is 150 K. The column density for each conformer of ethyl formate, trans and gauche, is (4.5 {+-} 1.0) Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 14} cm{sup -2}. Their abundance ratio indicates a kinetic temperature of 135 K for the emitting gas and suggests that gas-phase reactions could participate efficiently in the formation of both conformers in addition to cold ice mantle reactions on the surface of dust grains.

Tercero, B.; Cernicharo, J.; Lopez, A.; Caro, G. M. Munoz [Department of Astrophysics, CAB, INTA-CSIC, Crta Torrejon-Ajalvir, km. 4, E-28850 Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid (Spain); Kleiner, I.; Nguyen, H. V. L., E-mail: terceromb@cab.inta-csic.es, E-mail: jcernicharo@cab.inta-csic.es, E-mail: lopezja@cab.inta-csic.es, E-mail: munozcg@cab.inta-csic.es, E-mail: isabelle.kleiner@lisa.u-pec.fr, E-mail: nguyen@pc.rwth-aachen.de [Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systemes Atmospheriques, CNRS/IPSL UMR7583 et Universites Paris Diderot et Paris Est, 61 av. General de Gaulle, F-94010 Creteil (France)

2013-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

427

Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy  

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Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements Block Grants to Support Jobs, Cut Energy Bills, and Increase Energy Independence WASHINGTON � Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced plans to invest $3.2 billion in energy efficiency and conservation projects in U.S. cities, counties, states, territories, and Native American tribes. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, funded by President Obama�s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will provide formula grants for projects that reduce total energy use and fossil fuel emissions, and improve energy efficiency nationwide. �These investments will save taxpayer dollars and create jobs in communities around the country,� said Vice President Biden. �Local leaders will have the flexibility in how they put these resources to work � but we will hold them accountable for making the investments quickly and wisely to spur the local economy and cut energy use.�

428

Water confined in nanopores: spontaneous formation of microcavities  

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Molecular Dynamics simulations of water confined in nanometer sized, hydrophobic channels show that water forms localized cavities for pore diameter ~ 2.0 nm. The cavities present non-spherical shape and lay preferentially adjacent to the confining wall inducing a peculiar form to the liquid exposed surface. The regime of localized cavitation appears to be correlated with the formation of a vapor layer, as predicted by the Lum-Chandler-Weeks theory, implying partial filling of the pore.

John Russo; Simone Melchionna; Francesco De Luca; Cinzia Casieri

2007-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

429

STAR FORMATION EFFICIENCY IN THE COOL CORES OF GALAXY CLUSTERS  

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We have assembled a sample of high spatial resolution far-UV (Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys/Solar Blind Channel) and H{alpha} (Maryland-Magellan Tunable Filter) imaging for 15 cool core galaxy clusters. These data provide a detailed view of the thin, extended filaments in the cores of these clusters. Based on the ratio of the far-UV to H{alpha} luminosity, the UV spectral energy distribution, and the far-UV and H{alpha} morphology, we conclude that the warm, ionized gas in the cluster cores is photoionized by massive, young stars in all but a few (A1991, A2052, A2580) systems. We show that the extended filaments, when considered separately, appear to be star forming in the majority of cases, while the nuclei tend to have slightly lower far-UV luminosity for a given H{alpha} luminosity, suggesting a harder ionization source or higher extinction. We observe a slight offset in the UV/H{alpha} ratio from the expected value for continuous star formation which can be modeled by assuming intrinsic extinction by modest amounts of dust (E(B - V) {approx} 0.2) or a top-heavy initial mass function in the extended filaments. The measured star formation rates vary from {approx}0.05 M{sub sun} yr{sup -1} in the nuclei of non-cooling systems, consistent with passive, red ellipticals, to {approx}5 M{sub sun} yr{sup -1} in systems with complex, extended, optical filaments. Comparing the estimates of the star formation rate based on UV, H{alpha}, and infrared luminosities to the spectroscopically determined X-ray cooling rate suggests a star formation efficiency of 14{sup +18}{sub -8}%. This value represents the time-averaged fraction, by mass, of gas cooling out of the intracluster medium, which turns into stars and agrees well with the global fraction of baryons in stars required by simulations to reproduce the stellar mass function for galaxies. This result provides a new constraint on the efficiency of star formation in accreting systems.

McDonald, Michael; Veilleux, Sylvain; Mushotzky, Richard; Reynolds, Christopher [Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 (United States); Rupke, David S. N., E-mail: mcdonald@astro.umd.edu, E-mail: veilleux@astro.umd.edu [Department of Physics, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN 38112 (United States)

2011-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

430

Formation Damage due to CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration is defined as the removal of gas that would be emitted into the atmosphere and its subsequent storage in a safe, sound place. CO2 sequestration in underground formations is currently being considered to reduce the amount of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere. However, a better understanding of the chemical and physical interactions between CO2, water, and formation rock is necessary before sequestration. These interactions can be evaluated by the change in mineral content in the water before and after injection, or from the change in well injectivity during CO2 injection. It may affect the permeability positively due to rock dissolution, or negatively due to precipitation. Several physical and chemical processes cover the CO2 injection operations; multiphase flow in porous media is represented by the flow of the brine and CO2, solute transportation is represented by CO2 dissolution in the brine forming weak carbonic acid, dissolution-deposition kinetics can be seen in the rock dissolution by the carbonic acid and the deposition of the reaction products, hydrodynamic instabilities due to displacement of less viscous brine with more viscous CO2 (viscous fingering), capillary effects and upward movement of CO2 due to gravity effect. The objective of the proposed work is to correlate the formation damage to the other variables, i.e. pressure, temperature, formation rock type, rock porosity, water composition, sulfates concentration in the water, CO2 volume injected, water volume injected, CO2 to water volumetric ratio, CO2 injection rate, and water injection rate. In order to achieve the proposed objective, lab experiments will be conducted on different rock types (carbonates, limestone and dolomite, and sandstone) under pressure and temperature that simulate the field conditions. CO2 will be used at the supercritical phase and different CO2-water-rock chemical interactions will be addressed. Quantitative analysis of the experimental results using a geochemical simulator (CMG-GEM) will also be performed. The results showed that for carbonate cores, maintaining the CO2/brine volumetric ratio above 1.0 reduced bicarbonate formation in the formation brine and helped in minimizing precipitation of calcium carbonate. Additionally, increasing cycle volume in WAG injection reduced the damage introduced to the core. Sulfate precipitation during CO2 sequestration was primarily controlled by temperature. For formation brine with high total dissolved solids (TDS), calcium sulfate precipitation occurs, even at a low sulfate concentration. For dolomite rock, temperature, injection flow rate, and injection scheme don't have a clear impact on the core permeability, the main factor that affects the change in core permeability is the initial core permeability. Sandstone cores showed significant damage; between 35% and 55% loss in core permeability was observed after CO2 injection. For shorter WAG injection the damage was higher; decreasing the brine volume injected per cycle, decreased the damage. At higher temperatures, 200 and 250 degrees F, more damage was noted than at 70 degrees F.

Mohamed, Ibrahim 1984-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Asymmetry-driven structure formation in pair plasmas  

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The nonlinear propagation of electromagnetic waves in pair plasmas, in which the electrostatic potential plays a very important but subdominant role of a 'binding glue' is investigated. Several mechanisms for structure formation are investigated, in particular, the 'asymmetry' in the initial temperatures of the constituent species. It is shown that the temperature asymmetry leads to a (localizing) nonlinearity that is qualitatively different from the ones originating in ambient mass or density difference. The temperature-asymmetry-driven focusing-defocusing nonlinearity supports stable localized wave structures in 1-3 dimensions, which, for certain parameters, may have flat-top shapes.

Mahajan, S. M.; Shatashvili, N. L.; Berezhiani, V. I. [Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States); Andronikashvili Institute of Physics, Tbilisi 0177 (Georgia) and Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi 0128 (Georgia)

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

432

National Nuclear Security Administration  

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AI~W~~l AI~W~~l 11Vl'~~4 National Nuclear Security Administration Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office P.O. Box 98518 Las Vegas, NV 89193-8518 JAN! 8 2013 Gregory H. Woods, General Counsel, DOE/HQ (GC-1) FORS NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION NEVADA SITE OFFICE (NNSA/NSO) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) ANNUAL SUMMARY In accordance with DOE Order 451.1B, National Environmental Policy Act Compliance Program, NNSA/NSO is submitting the enclosed Annual NEP A Planning Summary. The document provides a brief description of ongoing and planned NEP A actions for calendar year 2013. This summary provides information for completion of the Site- Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada National Security Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada.

433

Dear Secretary/ Administrator:  

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

Office of Management and Budget Dear Secretary/ Administrator: Executive Office of the President Council on Environmental Quality Consistent with the President's focus on sound stewardship of our natural resources, we are committed to improving environmental governance through constructive and timely approaches to addressing challenges that arise over the use, conservation, and restoration of the environment, natural resources, and public lands. To achieve better governance, the Administration calls for department and agency commitment to the goals identified in the Memorandum on Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution, and the goals identified in related policy guidance. This approach supports other transparency and good government initiatives including the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government (January 21,

434

Computer hardware fault administration  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Computer hardware fault administration carried out in a parallel computer, where the parallel computer includes a plurality of compute nodes. The compute nodes are coupled for data communications by at least two independent data communications networks, where each data communications network includes data communications links connected to the compute nodes. Typical embodiments carry out hardware fault administration by identifying a location of a defective link in the first data communications network of the parallel computer and routing communications data around the defective link through the second data communications network of the parallel computer.

Archer, Charles J. (Rochester, MN); Megerian, Mark G. (Rochester, MN); Ratterman, Joseph D. (Rochester, MN); Smith, Brian E. (Rochester, MN)

2010-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

435

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  

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

22 Federal Register 22 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 29 / Friday, February 11, 2011 / Rules and Regulations SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 13 CFR Parts 121 and 124 RIN 3245-AF53 Small Business Size Regulations; 8(a) Business Development/Small Disadvantaged Business Status Determinations AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This rule makes changes to the regulations governing the section 8(a) Business Development (8(a) BD) program, the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA or Agency) size regulations, and the regulations affecting Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs). It is the first comprehensive revision to the 8(a) BD program in more than ten years. Some of the changes involve technical issues such as changing the term ''SIC code'' to

436

Federal Railroad Administration  

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Update Du Update Du Jour Department Of Energy Transportation External Coordination Working Group Meeting Albuquerque, New Mexico April 21-23, 2004 Presented by Kevin R. Blackwell Radioactive Materials Program Manager Federal Railroad Administration Federal Railroad Administration Dedicated Train Study- Report to Congress FRA' s Research & Development Office (as lead on the study) received a draft final report from the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC) in late November, 2003. Editorial corrections were made and a final draft dated February, 2004 was provided to FRA. Final Draft Report FRA has been reviewed and been sent to FRA Administrator for clearance and forwarding to DOT OST. FRA has already "Officially Coordinated" and briefed DOT OST and

437

Formation mechanisms and quantification of organic nitrates in atmospheric aerosol  

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Atmospheric submicron aerosol . . . . . . . 2.3 Partitioningon SOA organic aerosol formation alkyl nitrate and secondaryPeroxy radical fate . . . . . . Aerosol . . . . . . . .

Rollins, Andrew Waite

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy  

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3.2 Billion in Funding for Local 3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements March 26, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced plans to invest $3.2 billion in energy efficiency and conservation projects in U.S. cities, counties, states, territories, and Native American tribes. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, funded by President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will provide formula grants for projects that reduce total energy use and fossil fuel emissions, and improve energy efficiency nationwide. "These investments will save taxpayer dollars and create jobs in

439

Transport in porous and fractured media of the Creede Formation  

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Direct measurement was made of the hydraulic conductivity of Creede Formation rocks using a new experimental method. The UFA{trademark} method employs open-flow centrifugation. Centrifugation, like gravity, has the effect on a material of a whole-body force exerting equal force at all points within the sample. The equivalent gravitational force exerted throughout the sample can be chosen to be from one to four orders of magnitude higher than earth gravity (from 10 to 10,000 g). The result is an increase in rate of fluid flow equally at all points throughout the sample so that hydraulic steady state is obtained in most geologic materials in hours, even under highly unsaturated conditions. This extraordinarily short time allows direct measurement of transport parameters, such as hydraulic conductivity, diffusion coefficient, and retardation factors, in any porous media over the complete range of field moisture contents. Hydraulic conductivities in the Creede Formation rocks ranged from 10{sup {minus}12} cm/s to 10{sup {minus}7} cm/s (10{sup {minus}9} Darcy to 10{sup {minus}4} Darcy) and showed no correlation with any other physical or mineralogical properties including porosity. The high degree of alteration to clay minerals appears to obscure any porosity/permeability relationship of the kind that occurs in many reservoir rocks. However, down-hole neutron porosities correlated well with laboratory-determined porosities. The objective of this investigation is to determine the hydrologic transport parameters of Creede Formation rocks for use in transport model development and for image analysis of transport pathways to produce a porosity/permeability evolution curve in support of geochemical and isotopic water/rock interaction models.

Conca, J.L.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

440

Indian Statistical Institute: Using Multiple Metadata Formats in DSpace  

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of The University of Manitoba to provide etdms metadata format. However, the user community has often expressed the requirement for other metadata formats like VRA core, IMS etc. Support for many metadata formats will greatly enhance the use of DSpace and the type...

Prasad, A R D

2005-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Formation of Antihydrogen Rydberg atoms in strong magnetic field traps  

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It is shown that several features of antihydrogen production in nested Penning traps can be described with accurate and efficient Monte Carlo simulations. It is found that cold deeply-bound Rydberg states of antihydrogen (H-bar) are produced in three-body capture in the ATRAP experiments and an additional formation mechanism -Rydberg charge transfer-, particular to the nested Penning trap geometry, is responsible for the observed fast (hot) H-bar atoms. Detailed description of the numerical propagation technique for following extreme close encounters is given. An analytic derivation of the power law behavior of the field ionization spectrum is provided.

Pohl, T.; Sadeghpour, H. R. [ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (United States)

2008-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

442

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $121.3 Million in  

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

1.3 Million in 1.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Iowa Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $121.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Iowa March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Iowa will receive $121,380,411 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $80,834,411 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $40,546,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

443

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $109.4 Million in  

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

09.4 Million in 09.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Carolina Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $109.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Carolina March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced South Carolina will receive $109,442,771 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $58,892,771 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $50,550,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

444

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $123.4 Million in  

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23.4 Million in 23.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Kentucky Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $123.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Kentucky March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Kentucky will receive $123,446,750 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $70,913,750 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $52,533,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

445

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $128.7 Million in  

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

8.7 Million in 8.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Colorado Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $128.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Colorado March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Colorado will receive $128,753,213 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $79,531,213 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $49,222,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

446

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $48.2 Million in Weatherization  

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48.2 Million in 48.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Dakota Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $48.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Dakota March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced South Dakota will receive $48,196,296 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $24,487,296 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $23,709,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

447

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $127.3 Million in  

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

7.3 Million in 7.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alabama Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $127.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alabama March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Alabama will receive $127,370,599 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $71,800,599 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $55,570,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

448

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $164.1 Million in  

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64.1 Million in 64.1 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Virginia Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $164.1 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Virginia March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Virginia will receive $164,135,276 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $94,134,276 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $70,001,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

449

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $545.7 Million in  

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

45.7 Million in 45.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Texas Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $545.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Texas March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Texas will receive $545,757,732 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $326,975,732 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $218,782,000 million for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

450

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $89.8 Million in  

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

9.8 Million in 9.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Mississippi Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $89.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Mississippi March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Mississippi will receive $89,839,193 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $49,421,193 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $40,418,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

451

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $72.5 Million in  

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

2.5 Million in 2.5 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nebraska Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $72.5 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nebraska March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Nebraska will receive $72,554,458 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $41,644,458 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $30,910,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

452

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $46.3 Million in  

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

46.3 Million in 46.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alaska Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $46.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alaska March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Alaska will receive $46,374,580 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $18,142,580 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $28,232,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

453

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $112.4 Million in  

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

12.4 Million in 12.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Arizona Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $112.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Arizona March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Arizona will receive $112,470,278 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $57,023,278 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $55,447,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

454

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $94.7 Million in  

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

94.7 Million in 94.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Kansas Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $94.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Kansas March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Kansas will receive $94,725,771 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $56,441,771 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $38,284,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

455

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $207.2 Million in  

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

7.2 Million in 7.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Georgia Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $207.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Georgia March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Georgia will receive $207,251,312 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $124,756,312 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $82,495,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

456

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49.8 Million in  

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

9.8 Million in 9.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Dakota Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Dakota March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced North Dakota will receive $49,851,330 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $25,266,330 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $24,585,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

457

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $362.8 Million in  

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

362.8 Million in 362.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Ohio Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $362.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Ohio March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Ohio will receive $362,864,409 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $266,781,409 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $96,083,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

458

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $87.5 Million in  

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

7.5 Million in 7.5 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Arkansas Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $87.5 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Arkansas March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Arkansas will receive $87,530,415 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $48,114,415 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $39,416,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

459

Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $102.8 Million in  

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

02.8 Million in 02.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Connecticut Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $102.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Connecticut March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Connecticut will receive $102,852,502 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $64,310,502 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $38,542,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

460

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 22:  

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ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 22: ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 22: AUDIT/INVESTIGATIVE RECORDS June 2007 Revision 1 Section I of this schedule covers records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Types of investigations may include: routine and significant internal program investigations, specific purpose investigations, audits, inspections, appraisals, and management reviews. Investigations may be described or referred to as audits, appraisals, surveillance, self-assessments, management assessments, or evaluations. Investigations may be conducted by DOE or by its contractors. Section II covers records created by the Department's OIG investigations. OIG investigations serve to prevent or reduce waste and fraud in Departmental programs,

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National Nuclear Security Administration  

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i. i. Message from the Administrator President Obama has reshaped our national security priorities making enterprise infrastructure modernization with integrated Information Technology (IT) capabilities a key strategic initiative. Our IT infrastructure must ensure that our workforce can access appropriate information in a secure, reliable, and cost-effective manner. Effective information sharing throughout the government enhances the national security of the United States (US). For the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), effective information sharing helps strengthen our nuclear security mission; builds collaborative networks within NNSA as well as with the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), and other national security

462

Federal Railroad Administration  

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DOE TRANSPORTATION EXTERNAL WORKING GROUP MEETING Pueblo, CO. September 20, 2005 Presented by Kevin R. Blackwell Radioactive Materials/Hazardous Materials Specialist Federal Railroad Administration - HQ Hazmat Division, Washington, DC. Federal Railroad Administration Dedicated Train Study - Report to Congress November 2003 - FRA' s Ofc. Of Research & Development (RDV), as lead on the Dedicated Train Study (DTS), received draft final report from the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (VNTSC), the contractor conducting the study. February, 2004 - FRA completed review of DFR and submitted editorial corrections back to VNTSC. Final draft of the DTS with editorial corrections received from VNTSC in February, 2004. March to September 2004 -

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Cosmic ray physics in calculations of cosmological structure formation  

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Cosmic rays (CRs) play a decisive role within our own Galaxy. They provide partial pressure support against gravity, they trace past energetic events such as supernovae, and they reveal the underlying structure of the baryonic matter distribution through their interactions. To study the impact of CRs on galaxy and cosmic structure formation and evolution, we develop an approximative framework for treating dynamical and radiative effects of CRs in cosmological simulations. Our guiding principle is to try to find a balance between capturing as many physical properties of CR populations as possible while at the same time requiring as little extra computational resources as possible. We approximate the CR spectrum of each fluid element by a single power-law, with spatially and temporally varying normalisation, low-energy cut-off, and spectral index. Principles of conservation of particle number, energy, and pressure are then used to derive evolution equations for the basic variables describing the CR spectrum, both due to adiabatic and non-adiabatic processes. The processes considered include compression and rarefaction, CR injection via shocks in supernova remnants, injection in structure formation shock waves, in-situ re-acceleration of CRs, CR spatial diffusion, CR energy losses due to Coulomb interactions, ionisation losses, Bremsstrahlung losses, and, finally, hadronic interactions with the background gas, including the associated gamma-ray and radio emission due to subsequent pion decay. We show that the formalism reproduces CR energy densities, pressure, and cooling rates with an accuracy of ~10% in steady state conditions where CR injection balances cooling. Our framework is therefore well suited to be included into numerical simulation schemes of galaxy and structure formation. (abridged)

Torsten A. Ensslin; Christoph Pfrommer; Volker Springel; Martin Jubelgas

2006-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

464

Modeling of NOx formation in circular laminar jet flames  

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Emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from combustion devices is a topic of tremendous current importance. The bulk of the review of NOx emissions has been in the field of turbulent jet flames. However laminar jet flames have provided much insight into the relative importance of NOx reaction pathways in non premixed combustion for various flame conditions. The existing models include detailed chemistry kinetics for various species involved in the flame. These detailed models involve very complex integration of hundreds of chemical reactions of various species and their intermediates. Hence such models are highly time consuming and also normally involve heavy computational costs. This work proposes a numerical model to compute the total production of NOx in a non-premixed isolated circular laminar jet flame. The jet consists of the fuel rich inner region and the O2 rich outer region. The model estimates both thermal NOx and prompt NOx assuming single step kinetics for NOx formation and a thin flame model. Further the amount of air entrainment by jet depends upon the Sc number of fuel. The higher the Sc number, the higher is the air entrained which lowers the flame temperature and hence NOx formation. With increasing Sc number, flame volume increases which leads to an increase in the NOx formation. The effect of the Sc number variation on the net production of NOx and flame structure is also investigated. The effect of equilibrium chemistry for CO2 CO + 1/2 O2 and H2O H2 +1/2 O2 on total NOx emission is studied. Also the effect of both CO2 and H2O equilibrium is considered simultaneously and the net x NO formation for propane is 45 ppm. The split between pre-flame and post-flame regions is also investigated. For Propane, 96% of NO emissions occur in the pre-flame region and about 4% in the post-flame region. The model predictions are compared with experimental values of NOx missions reported elsewhere.

Siwatch, Vivek

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop  

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$14.2 Million in New Funding to $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles March 22, 2012 - 2:01pm Addthis COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today, as President Obama went to Ohio State University to discuss the all-out, all-of-the-above strategy for American energy, the White House announced a new $14.2 million effort at the Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles that will help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, save drivers money, and limit carbon pollution. This funding will support the development of high-strength, lightweight carbon fiber composites and advanced steels and alloys that will help vehicle

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US Food and Drug Administration survey of methyl mercury in canned tuna  

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Methyl mercury was determined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 220 samples of canned tuna collected in 1991. Samples were chosen to represent different styles, colors, and packs as available. Emphasis was placed on water-packed tuna, small can size, and the highest-volume brand names. The average methyl mercury (expressed as Hg) found for the 220 samples was 0.17 ppm; the range was <0.10-0.75 ppm. Statistically, a significantly higher level of methyl mercury was found in solid white and chunk tuna. Methyl mercury level was not related to can size. None of the 220 samples had methyl mercury levels that exceeded the 1 ppm FDA action level. 11 refs., 1 tab.

Yess, J. [Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC (United States)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Carbon formation and metal dusting in advanced coal gasification processes  

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The product gases generated by coal gasification systems contain high concentrations of CO and, characteristically, have relatively high carbon activities. Accordingly, carbon deposition and metal dusting can potentially degrade the operation of such gasifier systems. Therefore, the product gas compositions of eight representative gasifier systems were examined with respect to the carbon activity of the gases at temperatures ranging from 480 to 1,090 C. Phase stability calculations indicated that Fe{sub 3}C is stable only under very limited thermodynamic conditions and with certain kinetic assumptions and that FeO and Fe{sub 0.877}S tend to form instead of the carbide. As formation of Fe{sub 3}C is a necessary step in the metal dusting of steels, there are numerous gasifier environments where this type of carbon-related degradation will not occur, particularly under conditions associated with higher oxygen and sulfur activities. These calculations also indicated that the removal of H{sub 2}S by a hot-gas cleanup system may have less effect on the formation of Fe{sub 3}C in air-blown gasifier environments, where the iron oxide phase can exist and is unaffected by the removal of sulfur, than in oxygen-blown systems, where iron sulfide provides the only potential barrier to Fe{sub 3}C formation. Use of carbon- and/or low-alloy steels dictates that the process gas composition be such that Fe{sub 3}C cannot form if the potential for metal dusting is to be eliminated. Alternatively, process modifications could include the reintroduction of hydrogen sulfide, cooling the gas to perhaps as low as 400 C and/or steam injection. If higher-alloy steels are used, a hydrogen sulfide-free gas may be processed without concern about carbon deposition and metal dusting.

DeVan, J.H.; Tortorelli, P.F.; Judkins, R.R.; Wright, I.G.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Stochastic opinion formation in scale-free networks  

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The dynamics of opinion formation in large groups of people is a complex nonlinear phenomenon whose investigation is just beginning. Both collective behavior and personal views play an important role in this mechanism. In the present work we mimic the dynamics of opinion formation of a group of agents, represented by two states 1, as a stochastic response of each agent to the opinion of his/her neighbors in the social network and to feedback from the average opinion of the whole. In the light of recent studies, a scale-free Barabsi-Albert network has been selected to simulate the topology of the interactions. A turbulent-like dynamics, characterized by an intermittent behavior, is observed for a certain range of the model parameters. The problem of uncertainty in decision taking is also addressed both from a topological point of view, using random and targeted removal of agents from the network, and by implementing a three-state model, where the third state, zero, is related to the information available to each agent. Finally, the results of the model are tested against the best known network of social interactions: the stock market. A time series of daily closures of the Dow-Jones index has been used as an indicator of the possible applicability of our model in the financial context. Good qualitative agreement is found.

M. Bartolozzi; D. B. Leinweber; A. W. Thomas

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A+M Collisional Databases in ALADDIN Format  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

ALADDIN (A Labelled Atomic Data Interface) is a database system developed in order to provide a standard and flexible format and interface for the exchange and management of atomic, molecular and plasma-material interaction data of interest to fusion research. As part of the Atomic and Molecular Data Information System (AMDIS), introduced by the IAEA Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, the ALADDIN interface is available on-line. Twelve databases from DOE and IAEA sources are available from the CFADC website under the heading A+M Collisional Databases.

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Nucleosome interactions in chromatin: fiber stiffening and hairpin formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We use Monte Carlo simulations to study attractive and excluded volume interactions between nucleosome core particles in 30 nm-chromatin fibers. The nucleosomes are treated as disk-like objects having an excluded volume and short range attraction modelled by a variant of the Gay-Berne potential. The nucleosomes are connected via bendable and twistable linker DNA in the crossed linker fashion. We investigate the influence of the nucleosomal excluded volume on the stiffness of the fiber. For parameter values that correspond to chicken erythrocyte chromatin we find that the persistence length is governed to a large extent by that excluded volume whereas the soft linker backbone elasticity plays only a minor role. We further find that internucleosomal attraction can induce the formation of hairpin configurations. Tension-induced opening of such configurations into straight fibers manifests itself in a quasi-plateau in the force-extension curve that resembles results from recent micromanipulation experiments. Such hairpins may play a role in the formation of higher order structures in chromosomes like chromonema fibers.

Boris Mergell; Ralf Everaers; Helmut Schiessel

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation-assisted evaluation of potential energy savings: Application to an administrative building in France  

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The case study presented here falls within a project of feasibility studies to improve the energy efficiency, the carbon footprint and the environmental impacts of several administrative buildings in France. The first part of the paper briefly presents the data obtained during a classical audit and inspection procedure: the description of the building in term of design, the HVAC system characteristics, the occupancy and operating profiles and the control strategy applied. The second part of the paper gives the first results obtained using an evidence-based calibrated building energy simulation model to analyze the actual building global consumption but also analyze the local consumptions (heat pumps, air handling units, terminal units, lightings, pumps,...). The last part of the paper then demonstrates the possibilities given by the building energy simulation model to evaluate potential energy saving scenarios through different examples. The advantages and drawbacks of the applied methods and tools are also discussed.

Randaxhe, F.; Bertagnolio, S.; Lemort, V.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management & Administration | Department of Energy  

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Management & Administration Management & Administration Management & Administration Management & Administration The Office of Management and Administration directs the development, coordination, and execution of overall OIG management and administrative policy and planning. This responsibility includes directing the OIG's strategic planning process, financial management activities, personnel management and security programs, administrative support services, and information resources programs. In addition, the staff members from this Office represent the Inspector General at hearings, negotiations, and conferences on budget, financial, managerial, and other resource matters. The staff also coordinates activities of the Council of Inspector's General on Integrity and Efficiency. The Office is organized into two

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Photon Sciences | User Administration  

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Administration Postal Address User Administration Office Brookhaven National Laboratory 75 Brookhaven Avenue, Bldg. 725B Upton, NY 11973-5000 USA Office Hours Monday through...

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Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time  

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Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print The oxide gate layer is critical to every transistor, and present-day layer thicknesses are in the 10-20 Å range (1-2 nm). However, little information exists on the oxidation process at this thickness. Available results are either for thicker layers grown under high-pressure conditions or for only the first couple of monolayers studied under high-vacuum conditions. Now, for the first time, a group of researchers has obtained real-time oxidation results for this elusive range. Using the ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) endstation at ALS Beamline 9.3.2, they examined oxidation of Si(100) at pressures up to 1 torr and temperatures up to 450 ºC. The Si 2p chemical shifts allowed determination of oxide thickness as a function of time with a precision of 1-2 Å. The initial oxidation rate was very high (up to ~234 Å/h). Then, after an initial oxide thickness of 6-22 Å was formed, the rate decreased markedly (~1.5-4.0Å/h). Neither rate regime can be explained by the standard Deal-Grove (D-G) model for Si oxidation. These results are a significant step toward developing a better understanding of this critical thickness regime.

475

Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time  

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Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print The oxide gate layer is critical to every transistor, and present-day layer thicknesses are in the 10-20 Å range (1-2 nm). However, little information exists on the oxidation process at this thickness. Available results are either for thicker layers grown under high-pressure conditions or for only the first couple of monolayers studied under high-vacuum conditions. Now, for the first time, a group of researchers has obtained real-time oxidation results for this elusive range. Using the ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) endstation at ALS Beamline 9.3.2, they examined oxidation of Si(100) at pressures up to 1 torr and temperatures up to 450 ºC. The Si 2p chemical shifts allowed determination of oxide thickness as a function of time with a precision of 1-2 Å. The initial oxidation rate was very high (up to ~234 Å/h). Then, after an initial oxide thickness of 6-22 Å was formed, the rate decreased markedly (~1.5-4.0Å/h). Neither rate regime can be explained by the standard Deal-Grove (D-G) model for Si oxidation. These results are a significant step toward developing a better understanding of this critical thickness regime.

476

Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time  

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Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation in Real Time Print The oxide gate layer is critical to every transistor, and present-day layer thicknesses are in the 10-20 Å range (1-2 nm). However, little information exists on the oxidation process at this thickness. Available results are either for thicker layers grown under high-pressure conditions or for only the first couple of monolayers studied under high-vacuum conditions. Now, for the first time, a group of researchers has obtained real-time oxidation results for this elusive range. Using the ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) endstation at ALS Beamline 9.3.2, they examined oxidation of Si(100) at pressures up to 1 torr and temperatures up to 450 ºC. The Si 2p chemical shifts allowed determination of oxide thickness as a function of time with a precision of 1-2 Å. The initial oxidation rate was very high (up to ~234 Å/h). Then, after an initial oxide thickness of 6-22 Å was formed, the rate decreased markedly (~1.5-4.0Å/h). Neither rate regime can be explained by the standard Deal-Grove (D-G) model for Si oxidation. These results are a significant step toward developing a better understanding of this critical thickness regime.

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Sheath formation criterion in magnetized electronegative plasmas with thermal ions  

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Taking into account the effect of collisions and positive ion temperatures, the sheath formation criterion is investigated in a weakly magnetized electronegative plasma consisting of electrons, negative and positive ions by using the hydrodynamics equations. It is assumed that the electron and negative ion density distributions are the Boltzmann distribution with two different temperatures. Also, it is assumed that the velocity of positive ions at the sheath edge is not normal to the wall (oblique entrance). Our results show that a sheath region will be formed when the initial velocity of positive ions or the ion Mach number M lies in a specific interval with particular upper and lower limits. Also, it is shown that the presence of the magnetic field affects both of these limits. Moreover, as an practical application, the density distribution of charged particles in the sheath region is studied for an allowable value of M, and it is seen that monotonically reduction of the positive ion density distribution leading to the sheath formation occurs only when M lies between two above mentioned limits.

Hatami, M. M. [Physics Department of K N Toosi University of Technology, 15418-49611 Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Shokri, B. [Physics Department and Laser-Plasma Research Institute of Shahid Beheshti University, G. C., Evin, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

478

Atomistic simulation of track formation by energetic ions in zircon  

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We have performed classical molecular dynamics simulations of fission track formation in zircon. We simulated the passage of a swift heavy ion through crystalline zircon using cylindrical thermal spikes with energy deposition (dE/dx) of 2.5-12.8 keV nm{sup -1} and a radius of 3 nm. At a low dE/dx of 2.55 keV nm{sup -1}, the structural damage recovered almost completely and a damage track was not produced. At higher values of dE/dx, tracks were observed and the radius of the track increased with increasing dE/dx. Our structural analysis shows amorphization in the core of the track and phase separation into Si-rich regions near the center of the track and Zr-rich regions near the periphery. These simulations establish a threshold dE/dx for fission track formation in zircon that is relevant to thermochronology and nuclear waste immobilization.

Moreira, Pedro A.F.P. [Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo; Devanathan, Ram [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL); Weber, William J [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Structure formation in inhomogeneous Early Dark Energy models  

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We study the impact of Early Dark Energy fluctuations in the linear and non-linear regimes of structure formation. In these models the energy density of dark energy is non-negligible at high redshifts and the fluctuations in the dark energy component can have the same order of magnitude of dark matter fluctuations. Since two basic approximations usually taken in the standard scenario of quintessence models, that both dark energy density during the matter dominated period and dark energy fluctuations on small scales are negligible, are not valid in such models, we first study approximate analytical solutions for dark matter and dark energy perturbations in the linear regime. This study is helpful to find consistent initial conditions for the system of equations and to analytically understand the effects of Early Dark Energy and its fluctuations, which are also verified numerically. In the linear regime we compute the matter growth and variation of the gravitational potential associated with the Integrated Sach...

Batista, R C

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Formation of molecular oxygen in ultracold O + OH reaction  

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We discuss the formation of molecular oxygen in ultracold collisions between hydroxyl radicals and atomic oxygen. A time-independent quantum formalism based on hyperspherical coordinates is employed for the calculations. Elastic, inelastic and reactive cross sections as well as the vibrational and rotational populations of the product O{sub 2} molecules are reported. A J-shifting approximation is used to compute the rate coefficients. At temperatures T = 10--100 mK for which the OH molecules have been cooled and trapped experimentally, the elastic and reactive rate coefficients are of comparable magnitude, while at colder temperatures, T < 1 mK, the formation of molecular oxygen becomes the dominant pathway. The validity of a classical capture model to describe cold collisions of OH and O is also discussed. While very good agreement is found between classical and quantum results at T = 0.3 K, at higher temperatures, the quantum calculations predict a higher rate coefficient than the classical model, in agreement with experimental data for the O + OH reaction. The zero-temperature limiting value of the rate coefficient is predicted to be about 6 x 10{sup -12} cm{sup 3} s{sup 01}, a value comparable to that of barrierless alkali metal atom-dimer systems and about a factor of five larger than that of the tunneling dominated F + H{sub 2} reaction.

Kendrick, Brian Kent [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Quemener, Goulven [UNLV; Balakrishman, Naduvalath [UNLV

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fracturing results in diatomaceous earth formations, South Belridge Field, California  

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Fracturing significantly increases light oil production rates at South Belridge making this an economically successful technique for exploitation of the Reef Ridge reservoir. No fracturing mechanics problems were encountered in any of the treatments. The loosely consolidated formations behaved mechanically much like brittle, elastic rocks. Net oil and gross production is typified by initial high rates and an early rapid decline. The major cause of this early rapid decline is the transient flow effect. This behavior is typical of low permeability oil and gas production. Fractures are vertical, as shown by gamma ray and temperature logs run following several treatments. The fractures grow slightly out of the perforated intervals (10 to 15 feet). Loss of fracture conductivity due to fines migration, scale deposition, and/or fracture healing (imbedment) is not a serious problem. Oil viscosity can vary as much as ten-fold. Some wells produce significant amounts of gas--100 to 200 MCFPD initially. The formation is primarily diatomaceous earth which is very fine particle size siliceous material composed of whole or fragmented diatom tests (skeletons). There is no evidence that clay swelling or dispersion is a problem. Field and laboratory data support this conclusion. Aqueous fracturing fluids were successfully used which confirmed laboratory tests on cores.

Strubhar, M.K.; Medin, W.L.

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bacterium Helps in the Formation of Gold | Advanced Photon Source  

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Creating a Precise Atomic-Scale Map of Quantum Dots Creating a Precise Atomic-Scale Map of Quantum Dots Getting to the Roots of Lethal Hairs Stressing Out the Twins in Magnesium Size-Related Behavior of Anatase Nanocrystals under Extreme Pressure Boron-Based Compounds Trick a Biomedical Protein Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Bacterium Helps in the Formation of Gold OCTOBER 13, 2009 Bookmark and Share Top: An ultra-thin section of C. metallidurans containing a gold nanoparticle. Bottom: This image shows maps of pure gold with other elements. By determining what elements there are, scientists can see where the gold is located in relation to the cells. These maps are quantitative

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Acting Administrator  

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Abstract: This document is an Environmental Assessment (EA) of the potential impacts of issuing an exempted fishing permit (EFP) to allow pollock fishing vessels to conduct acoustic surveys and limited pollock harvest within selected areas of Steller sea lion protection areas in the Aleutian Islands subarea. The purpose of the EFP is to assess pollock abundance in a portion of the Aleutian Islands and to test the technical feasibility of setting quotas for pollock at a finer temporal and spatial resolution using near real-time acoustic surveying. Exemption from certain pollock fishing closure areas within Steller sea lion protection areas in the Aleutian Islands subarea would be necessary to ensure sufficient quantities of pollock are encountered to conduct the test and to compensate the study participant. The project is intended to improve the Aleutian Islands pollock stock assessment, conservation, and management. The analysis found no

Aleutian Islands Subarea; National Marine; Fisheries Service; Robert D. Mecum; Melanie Brown

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHONDRULE FORMATION IN BOW SHOCKS AROUND ECCENTRIC PLANETARY EMBRYOS  

SciTech Connect

Recent isotopic studies of Martian meteorites by Dauphas and Pourmand have established that large ({approx}3000 km radius) planetary embryos existed in the solar nebula at the same time that chondrules-millimeter-sized igneous inclusions found in meteorites-were forming. We model the formation of chondrules by passage through bow shocks around such a planetary embryo on an eccentric orbit. We numerically model the hydrodynamics of the flow and find that such large bodies retain an atmosphere with Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities allowing mixing of this atmosphere with the gas and particles flowing past the embryo. We calculate the trajectories of chondrules flowing past the body and find that they are not accreted by the protoplanet, but may instead flow through volatiles outgassed from the planet's magma ocean. In contrast, chondrules are accreted onto smaller planetesimals. We calculate the thermal histories of chondrules passing through the bow shock. We find that peak temperatures and cooling rates are consistent with the formation of the dominant, porphyritic texture of most chondrules, assuming a modest enhancement above the likely solar nebula average value of chondrule densities (by a factor of 10), attributable to settling of chondrule precursors to the midplane of the disk or turbulent concentration. We calculate the rate at which a planetary embryo's eccentricity is damped and conclude that a single planetary embryo scattered into an eccentric orbit can, over {approx}10{sup 5} years, produce {approx}10{sup 24} g of chondrules. In principle, a small number (1-10) of eccentric planetary embryos can melt the observed mass of chondrules in a manner consistent with all known constraints.

Morris, Melissa A.; Desch, Steven J.; Athanassiadou, Themis [School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404 (United States); Boley, Aaron C., E-mail: melissa.a.morris@asu.edu [Department of Astronomy University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 (United States)

2012-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

485

Water Mass Formation in an Isopycnal Model of the North Pacific  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An isopycnal model coupled with a mixed layer model is used to study transformation and formation rates in the North Pacific. When annual formation rates are averaged over the entire North Pacific, a large peak in water mass formation is found at ...

Carol Ladd; Lu Anne Thompson

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Energy-efficient management of lighting in a Veterans Administration medical center  

SciTech Connect

More thn 200 solid-state fluorescent ballasts were installed in representative areas of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Long Beach, California, to determine the cost-effectiveness of the installation and to measure levels of conducted and radiated electromagnetic interference (EMI). The power, illumination, and EMI levels were measured first as the test sites initially existed, then after the fixtures were cleaned and relamped with energy-saving fluorescent lamps, and finally after the core-coil ballasts were replaced with solid-state ballasts. The annual energy savings for the complete retrofit was measured as 34%. In the director's suite natural daylight was used to supplement the electrical illumination, saving an additional 20 to 25% in energy. Thus, in that area, the total annual energy savings amounted to 51%. EMI levels were measured in general areas (lobby and director's suite), in diagnostic examination areas, and in a coronary care ward. The EMI levels, compared to existing levels, were not considered excessive. All of the above data are analyzed on the basis of life-cycle costing. The analysis is presented on sets of curves relating the cost-effective price of a ballast to the cost of electrical energy.

Verderber, R.R.; Arthur, A.; Morse, O.; Rubinstein, F.

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Today in Energy - About - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Today in Energy Today in Energy Today in Energy! - topical, timely, short articles with energy news and information you can understand and use. Every business day we provide bite-sized pieces of information you can use in business, government, schools, and in your personal life. Our experts explain topical data, reports, issues, and trends to build your understanding of energy issues. Have a question, comment, or suggestion for a future article? Send your feedback to todayinenergy@eia.gov The Today in Energy website: Covers key energy issues and topics in a short-article, one-page format Includes a visual explanation - a chart (sometimes interactive), map, animation, or photo - to illustrate the point. Makes data series behind charts often available for download Is written in plain language for a broad audience

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Howard Gruenspecht Deputy Administrator Duties  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Howard Gruenspecht Howard Gruenspecht Deputy Administrator Duties Howard Gruenspecht was named Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in March 2003. As the EIA Deputy Administrator, Howard assists the Administrator in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policy-making, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the econo- my and the environment. EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices. EIA also prepares analyses and special reports on topics of current interest. Howard works closely with the Administra- tor to provide overall leadership, planning, and policy direction for the

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Southwestern Power Administration  

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News Items News Items Skip Navigation Links December 7, 2012 Southwestern Helps Restore Power After Hurricane Sandy September 27, 2012 New Administrator April 27, 2012 Table Rock Visitor Center April 24, 2012 WFEC Earth Day Publications Skip Navigation Links Annual Performance Plan Annual Report Newsletters Press Releases Strategic Plan SWPA - Overview Video System Map December 7, 2012 Southwestern Helps Restore Power After Hurricane Sandy Southwestern Aids Sandy Recovery Line crews from Southwestern repair distribution lines in Tom's River, New Jersey, following Hurricane Sandy. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in early November 2012, Southwestern Power Administration sent several line, substation, and right-of-way brush crews and 30 pieces of heavy equipment to help restore the electrical grid

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Southwestern Power Administration  

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Skip Navigation Links Skip Navigation Links Annual Performance Plan Annual Report Mission Organization Strategic Plan SWPA - Overview Video System Map About the Agency Southwestern Power Administration was established in 1943 by the Secretary of the Interior as a Federal Agency that today operates within the Department of Energy under the authority of Section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944. As one of four Power Marketing Administrations in the United States, Southwestern markets hydroelectric power in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas from 24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multipurpose dams. By law, Southwestern's power is marketed and delivered primarily to public bodies such as rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities. Southwestern has over one hundred such "preference" customers, and these

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Review of radiological surveys of the General Services Administration's Raritan Depot in Edison, New Jersey  

SciTech Connect

This report reviews two recent radiological surveys of the General Services Administration (GSA) Raritan Depot in Edison, New Jersey, that were conducted after somewhat elevated levels of radiation were detected within a depot building. The first survey indicated gamma radiation levels were higher than natural background levels in some buildings and identified the probable source of the radiation as gypsum-like building tiles that contained natural uranium-chain radionuclides at a level 20 times higher than other materials. Elevated levels of radon and radon decay products also were detected in some buildings. A follow-on survey was conducted to confirm the January measurements and to measure radiation levels at other locations: additional buildings at the depot, buildings on the Middlesex County College campus, and a possible outdoor disposal site. EPA measurements established that ceiling material is the primary source of the radiation. Radioisotope analysis of the ceiling tile material from buildings with elevated radiation levels showed the presence of radium-226 at levels of approximately 25 picocuries per gram (pCi/g); this material would thus have to be treated as hazardous waste, should it be removed. This report critiques the methodology and results of the two surveys and recommends further action.

Herzenberg, C.L.; Winter, R.C.

1986-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Chapter 02 - Administrative Control of Funds  

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

. Administrative Control of Funds 2-1 . Administrative Control of Funds 2-1 CHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL OF FUNDS 1. INTRODUCTION. a. Background/Authority. Title 31, section 1514, of the United States Code (31 U.S.C. 1514), Administrative Division of Apportionments, requires the Secretary of Energy to prescribe and carry out a system for administratively controlling funds. In compliance with this requirement, this chapter establishes the policy and general procedures for administrative control of funds within Department of Energy (DOE), and specifies the penalties that apply to persons who violate these procedures. Additional information regarding DOE's internal control requirements can be found in DOE O

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Characterization of Hydrogen Complex Formation in III-V Semiconductors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Atomic hydrogen has been found to react with some impurity species in semiconductors. Hydrogenation is a methodology for the introduction of atomic hydrogen into the semiconductor for the express purpose of forming complexes within the material. Efforts to develop hydrogenation as an isolation technique for AlGaAs and Si based devices failed to demonstrate its commercial viability. This was due in large measure to the low activation energies of the formed complexes. Recent studies of dopant passivation in long wavelength (0.98 - 1.55?m) materials suggested that for the appropriate choice of dopants much higher activation energies can be obtained. This effort studied the formation of these complexes in InP, This material is extensively used in optoelectronics, i.e., lasers, modulators and detectors. The experimental techniques were general to the extent that the results can be applied to other areas such as sensor technology, photovoltaics and to other material systems. The activation energies for the complexes have been determined and are reported in the scientific literature. The hydrogenation process has been shown by us to have a profound effect on the electronic structure of the materials and was thoroughly investigated. The information obtained will be useful in assessing the long term reliability of device structures fabricated using this phenomenon and in determining new device functionalities.

Williams, Michael D.

2006-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

494

SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION  

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01 01 SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) DETERMINATION BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED ACTION: Hydroelectric Power Rate Increase for the Integrated System of Hydropower Projects. PROPOSED BY: Southwestern Power Administration. NUMBER AND TITLE OF THE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION BEING APPLIED: ( 10 CFR 1021, Appendix B to Subpart D, 1-1-03 Edition, Part B4.3 - Electric power marketing rate changes. REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS IN 10 CFR 1021.410(B): (1) The proposed action fits within a class of actions that is listed in Appendix, A or B to Subpart D. (2) There are no extraordinary circumstances related to the proposal that may affect the Significance of the environmental effects of the proposal; and (3) The proposal is not "connected" to other actions with potentially significant impacts, is not related to

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SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION  

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

9/01 9/01 SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) DETERMINATION BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED ACTION: Hydroelectric Power Rate Increase for the Integrated System of Hydropower Projects. PROPOSED BY: Southwestern Power Administration. NUMBER AND TITLE OF THE CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION BEING APPLIED: ( 10 CFR 1021, Appendix B to Subpart D, 1-1-03 Edition, Part B4.3 - Electric power marketing rate changes. REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS IN 10 CFR 1021.410(B): (1) The proposed action fits within a class of actions that is listed in Appendix, A or B to Subpart D. (2) There are no extraordinary circumstances related to the proposal that may affect the Significance of the environmental effects of the proposal; and (3) The proposal is not "connected" to other actions with potentially significant impacts, is not related to

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Southwestern Power Administration  

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Occupational Occupational Safety & Health Administration Safety The safety and well-being of all Southwestern Power Administration employees are the firm and continuing responsibilities of every member of management. Each employee, in turn, shares with management the responsibility for his or her own safety by performing his or her duties in a safe and conscientious manner, complying with all safety rules and regulations, and observing the provisions of Executive Order 12196, "Occupational Safety and Health Programs for Federal Employees." Southwestern's Recordable Accident Frequency Rate (RAFR) for Calendar Year 2011 (Jan - Dec 2011) was 1.28, and for Fiscal Year 2011 (Oct 2010 - Sep 2011) the RAFR was 0.64. Additionally, 2011 marked the nineteenth consecutive

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ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 21:  

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

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 21: AUDIOVISUAL RECORDS June 2007 Revision 1 This schedule covers audiovisual and related records created by or for Department and those acquired in the normal course of business. For audiovisual records that are not described in this schedule, an SF 115, Request for Records Disposition Authority, must be submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Audiovisual records include still and motion picture photography, graphic materials, and sound and video recordings. Related documentation includes (1) production files or other files documenting the creation, justification, ownership, and rights to the records and (2) finding aids used to identify or access the records. This schedule does not cover: (1) cartographic records, (2) remote sensing imagery

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Jet Formation and Evolution in Baroclinic Turbulence with Simple Topography  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Satellite altimetry and high-resolution ocean models indicate that the Southern Ocean comprises an intricate web of narrow, meandering jets that undergo spontaneous formation, merger, and splitting events, as well as rapid latitude shifts over ...

Andrew F. Thompson

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation and Maintenance of Shelfbreak Fronts in an Unstratified Flow  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A depth-averaged model with no density variations was used by Chapman to describe the formation of a passive tracer front at a shelfbreak. The relevance of this frontogenesis mechanism to cases that allow vertical variations is examined by ...

Glen Gawarkiewicz; David C. Chapman

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation of new materials in fullerenes by using nuclear recoil  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The formation of Sb or Te atom-incorporated fullerenes has been investigated by using radionuclides produced by nuclear reactions. From the trace of radioactivities of 120 Sb( 122 Sb) or 121 Te after High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

T. Ohtsuki; K. Ohno; K. Shiga; Y. Kawazoe; Y. Maruyama; K. Shikano; K. Masumoto

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z