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Use of incident databases for cause and consequence analysis and national estimates  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

stored in existing databases can lead to useful conclusions and reduction of chemical incidents and consequences of incidents. An incident database is a knowledge based system that can give an insight to the situation which led to an incident. Effective...

Obidullah, A.S.M.

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydraulic fractur ing--also called hy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Hydraulic fractur ing--also called hy drofracking or frack ing--is a process where large volumes) is an aquatic invasive spe cies listed on the USDA's federal noxious weeds list (http:// www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health

Goodman, Robert M.

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Ing Arvid Nesheim | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

search Name: Ing Arvid Nesheim Address: Hoymyrmarka 123A Place: Vollen Zip: 1391 Region: Norway Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone Number: 47 951 08 439 Website: http:...

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Curriculum Vitae Prof. Ing. Vincenzo Tucci  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Ing. Vincenzo Tucci;Vincenzo Tucci Curriculum Vitae Pagina 2 di 15 Vincenzo Tucci Professore Ordinario di Elettrotecnica;Vincenzo Tucci Curriculum Vitae Pagina 3 di 15 II. ATTIVIT� SCIENTIFICA Il prof. Tucci è responsabile del

Costagliola, Gennaro

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After the 1950's: Looking Back at William Inge  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

that there is an Aaron Copeland quality to Inge’s plays – a lyrical (45) sadness (with overtones of “Moonglow”?). Without fanfare or hyperbole, typical of his style as a man and playwright (he dressed and spoke plainly), William Inge had told me something sad, wise... at the center of his plays.] And of equal, if not greater importance, Rubin has no place to go. He is a “harness” salesman (229) in the age of the automobile. “Raised on a ranch,” he is a son of the West. A son of pioneers, he is “a stranger in the very land...

Wolf, Howard R.

2010-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

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STEM-ing the Tide | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

STEM-ing the Tide STEM-ing the Tide STEM-ing the Tide September 29, 2010 - 4:29pm Addthis Ali Zaidi Special Assistant to the Secretary of Energy Yesterday, the MacArthur Foundation rolled out its latest class of "geniuses" - 23 Americans who stand out because of their creativity and enterprise. Each recipient of the honor (and the $500,000 prize) has made an extraordinary contribution. One of those recipients is Amir Abo-Shaeer, an engineer in the aerospace and telecommunications industries who decided 10 years ago to go back to high school - this time as a teacher. At his alma mater, Dos Pueblos High School (in Santa Barbara, California), Amir created "a school within a school" built around a hands-on curriculum that helps students learn by connecting the ideas of physics, engineering and mathematics through

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Misleading advertising MISLEadING adVErTISING  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

03 Misleading advertising #12;MISLEadING adVErTISING Background The ASA may take the Consumer to the consumer by other means. 3.4 For marketing communications that quote prices for advertised products other trader on whose behalf the marketer is acting 3.4.3 the price of the advertised product, including

Wirosoetisno, Djoko

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Fort Inge and the Texas frontier, 1849-1869  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the Civil War. Personalities associated with the history of Fort Inge include frontier artist Captain Seth Eastman, Frederick Law Olmsted, Bigfoot Wallace, Lydia Spencer Lane, and army officers such as William J. Hardee, Edmund Kirby Smith, Eugene A. Carr..., Gordon Granger, Zenas R. Bliss, William "Wild Bill" Hazen, John L. Bullis, and Fitzhugh Lee. This case study examines a number of topical problems associated with the U. S. Army and the frontier. Was the Army s role as an economic multiplier and mar...

Smith, Thomas Tyree

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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H C26 Performance Analysis of Optica1 Interconnection Systems Inch-ing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Analysis of Optica1 Interconnection Systems Inch- ing T ransmitter T emperature Dependence .è ¯ � , � � ì

Choi, Woo-Young

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13:00 Begrung und Symposiumserffnung Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerd Holbach  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Windenergie-Gewinnung Dipl.-Ing. Jörgen Thiele Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie, Varel 14:45 Evolution der

Berlin,Technische Universität

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Incidents of Security Concern  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This presentation addresses incidents of security concern and an incident program for addressing them. It addresses the phases of an inquiry, and it divides incidents into categories based on severity and interest types based on whether security, management, or procedural interests are involved. A few scenarios are then analyzed according to these breakdowns.

Atencio, Julian J.

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information Incident Response Procedure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Information Incident Response Procedure Authority The Information Incident Response Procedure (IIRP) is authorized under the UWM Information Security Policy S59; section III-D (http://www4.uwm Information Security Office, and UWM Internal Audit. This document will be reviewed and updated annually

Saldin, Dilano

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"Dark Web: Exploring and Min-ing the Dark Side of the Web"  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Title: "Dark Web: Exploring and Min- ing the Dark Side of the Web" Speaker: Director, Prof will review the emerging research in Terrorism Informatics based on a web mining perspective. Recent progress in the internationally re- nowned Dark Web project will be reviewed, including: deep/dark web spider- ing (web sites

Michelsen, Claus

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Power Electronics and Electrical Drives Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Bcker  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

vehiclesElectric vehicles RailCab Power Electronics Switched-mode power supplies High efficiency Drives and Electric Vehicles Power Electronics and Electrical Drives 5 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim BöckerPower Electronics and Electrical Drives Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Böcker Research Topics Mechatronic

Hellebrand, Sybille

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TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS are the build-ing blocks of modern society. Efficient and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

agenciestoprovideleadershiponresearch,ed- ucation and technology transfer to address is- sues related to transportation system produc- cation, and technology transfer pertain- ing to all forms of transportation. Work- ing through the GTI and its its international goods movement infrastructure.With substantial increases in demand

Storici, Francesca

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, ZHOU Q ing2jun , Chen R ay T.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

le 2ring m ic roresona tor as a prac tica l optica l filte r. The influence of optica l loss is a lso ana lyzed. Low optica l loss w ill cause sha rp a ttenua tion of the filte ring response and seve re optica l loss a lso can w iden the bandw id th and inc rease the bandw id th ra tio. Key words: integ ra

Chen, Ray

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Incidents of Security Concern  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1210-2012 September 2012 DOE STANDARD Incidents of Security Concern U.S. Department of Energy AREA SANS Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1210-2012 INTENTIONALLY BLANK DOE-STD-1210-2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS PARAGRAPH PAGE FOREWORD ................................................................................................................................ IV INCIDENTS OF SECURITY CONCERN......................................................................................1 1. SCOPE ....................................................................................................................................1 2. PURPOSE...............................................................................................................................1

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Incidents of Security Concern  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

Sets forth requirements for the DOE Incidents of Security Concern Program, including timely identification and notification of, response to, inquiry into, reporting of, and closure actions for incidents of security concern. Cancels Chapter VII of DOE O 470.1; DOE N 471.3; and Chapter IV of DOE M 471.2-1B (Note: Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Chapter III remain in effect.) Canceled by DOE O 470.4.

2004-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The Essence of American Drama: The Short Plays of William Inge  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

complexly, if not more effectively, in the plays of Tennessee Williams; ordinary social settings – “The Fiesta Room of the Hotel Boomerang in a small town in middle Texas (79) where Bus Riley’s Back In Town takes place; and even – perhaps especially... – the “PROPERTY PLOT.” Inge’s theatrical spaces tend to be bare and spare. In THE RAINY AFTERNOON, there are: “Nail kegs, barrels, tool chests, 2 dolls, 2 glasses” (107). In THE STRAINS OF TRIUMPH, there is only a “Cane” (142). Although I have said that Inge...

Wolf, Howard R.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of "“The Temple” mit einer deutschen Versübersetzung." by Inge Leimberg ed. George Herbert  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

REVIEWS 189 George Herbert. ?The Temple? mit einer deutschen Vers?bersetzung. Ed. Inge Leimberg. M?nster, New York, Munich, Berlin: Waxmann Verlag, 2002. xx + 473 pp. 39,00 EURO. Review by BILL ENGEL (NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE). Seventeenth...

Bill Engel

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Due to hardware limitations dur-ing the first 20-year-span of life of the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NEXRAD Now Due to hardware limitations dur- ing the first 20-year-span of life of the WSR-88D) and RDA (Radar Data Acquisition) hardware upgrades, an on-going effort to migrate to modern process- ing

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"Cook"ing at Y-12 for 70 years | Y-12 National Security Complex  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

"Cook"ing at Y-12 ... "Cook"ing at Y-12 ... "Cook"ing at Y-12 for 70 years Posted: December 5, 2013 - 4:48pm At a Nov. 14 visit to Y-12, National Nuclear Security Administration's Deputy Administrator for Defense Don Cook shared his outlook on the future and his thanks to employees for continuing their 70-year tradition of making America safer. "There are three things to remember," Cook told a meeting of NNSA Production Office and Y-12 employees. "We have an enduring mission. Y-12 plays a key role in it. And a nuclear deterrent remains the ultimate insurance policy for America." Cook also shared his thanks for preparing for the potential furlough in October because of the government shutdown and lack of appropriations. During what was the longest government shutdown to date, Cook said Y-12

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Dimension Estimation-based Spectrum Sens-ing for Cognitive Radio  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Dimension Estimation-based Spectrum Sens- ing for Cognitive Radio Bassem Zayen and Aawatif Hayar. Introduction The discrepancy between current-day spectrum allocation and spectrum use sug- gests that radio mean that radios could find and adapt to any immediate local spectrum availability. A new class

Gesbert, David

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Climate change is not "a problem" wait-ing for "a solution". It is an environ-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

41 Climate change is not "a problem" wait- ing for "a solution". It is an environ- mental, cultural humanity's place on Earth. My new book, Why We Disagree About Climate Change, dissects this idea of climate about it. It also develops a different way of approaching the idea of climate change and of working

Hulme, Mike

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This tutorial describes stroke-based render-ing (SBR), an automatic approach to cre-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This tutorial describes stroke-based render- ing (SBR), an automatic approach to cre- ating nonphotorealistic imagery by placing discrete elements such as paint strokes or stipples. Researchers have proposed strokes are placed in a manner that match- estheoriginalphotograph,andthen rendered to have the appearance

Toronto, University of

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Fraunhofer FOKUSCompetence Center NGNI Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Thomas Magedanz  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Fraunhofer FOKUSCompetence Center NGNI Overview �berblick 1 Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Thomas Magedanz Berlin, Germany Internet: www.av.tu-berlin.de Email: tm@cs.tu-berlin.de #12;Fraunhofer FOKUSCompetence and IT is fueling the innovation in Service Delivery Platforms and underlying networking infrastructures · IP

Wichmann, Felix

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BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR POTATOES seec ing Potato Voriet-es  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR POTATOES seec ing Potato Voriet-es for Mic -gon 45¢ Richard Chase bal to a high quality potato crop for commer- inche in rows 34 inches apart. Based on a soil test cial outlet. Extensive potato Ibs K20/A. variety performance trials are conducted each year Harvests were made

Douches, David S.

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Power and sample size calculations for designing rare variant sequenc-ing association studies.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the statistical power of SKAT. Required sample size can be computed easily by inverting the power functionPower and sample size calculations for designing rare variant sequenc- ing association studies pow- erful than the collapsing based burden tests under many circumstances [4]. To design new sequence

Lin, Xihong

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Incident Management | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

systems report cyber security incidents to JC3. JC3 Bulletins are distributed to the DOE community to notify sites of computer security vulnerabilities and recommended actions....

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InspIrIng generatIons through Knowledge and dIscovery  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

;IntroductIon 2 Imagining the Future 2 On the Verge of a New Era 2 A Smithsonian for the 21st Century 3IthsonIan for the 21st century #12;2 introduction ImagInIng the Future imagine being able to access all known as a boy to the camp table he used on safari, to his contemporaries' recollections of his vigor

Mathis, Wayne N.

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tHe LeAdING MBA IN JAPAN Japan's Leading  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

tHe LeAdING MBA IN JAPAN MBA Japan #12;Japan's Leading Master of Business adMinistration prograM the mcgill mBa JaPan Program, oFFered By mcgill University's desaUtels FacUlty oF management, is the leading mBa Program in JaPan. the two-weekends-Per-month Format allows stUdents to comPlete a FUll, to

Shoubridge, Eric

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mis of most land plants is uniseriate (compris-ing one layer), and if SHR and SCR orthologs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

378 mis of most land plants is uniseriate (compris- ing one layer), and if SHR and SCR orthologs- mis in some organs (8). These horsetails have apparently tinkered with their SCR and SHR genes to allow SHR to escape the clutches of SCR in the first endodermal layer, thus extend- ing the endodermis

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Incident Response Planning for Selected Livestock Shows  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

was interviewed, and then data were transcribed and categorized to consensus. Nine themes arose including: background information, challenges, communication, example incidents, executing incident response, incident response planning, incident response training...

Tomascik, Chelsea Roxanne

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Reporting Incidents Of Security Concern  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

To enhance the Department of Energy (DOE) Incidents of Security Concern Reporting Program through more consistent reporting, better information tracking, and interactive coordination. DOE N 251.54, dated 07/08/03, extends this directive until 07/08/04. Cancels Deputy Secretary Glauthier memorandum, subject: Reporting Security Incidents, dated 9-7-99.

2001-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Cyber Security Incident Management Manual  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The manual establishes minimum requirements for a structured cyber security incident detection and management process for detecting, identifying, categorizing, containing, reporting, and mitigating cyber security incidents involving DOE information and information systems operated by DOE or by contractors on behalf of the Department. No cancellations. Admin Chg 1 dated 9-1-09.

2009-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Cyber Security Incident Management Manual  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The manual establishes minimum requirements for a structured cyber security incident detection and management process for detecting, identifying, categorizing, containing, reporting, and mitigating cyber security incidents involving DOE information and information systems operated by DOE or by contractors on behalf of the Department. No cancellations.

2009-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 17 - Expenditure Incidence and Economy-Wide Incidence Studies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Chapter 17 has two distinct sets of topics. The first part offers an analysis of expenditure incidence that covers the incidence of transfer payments, decreasing cost services, and nonexclusive goods. The second part discusses economy-wide incidence studies. Highlighted are the Pechman and Okner sources and uses approach to tax incidence, computable general equilibrium models (briefly), the Auerbach and Kotlikoff analysis of tax incidence in a dynamic setting using an OLG model, and the Fullerton and Rodgers model of lifetime tax incidence. The Appendix to Chapter 17 on tax reform considers four broad-based tax reform proposals that are common in the economics literature, bringing together some theoretical results from previous chapters and then turning to other issues that are not discussed elsewhere in the text. These include whether income from capital should be taxed, Michael Kremer's call for aged-based marginal tax rates, and the general problem of commitment or time-inconsistency in second-best analysis with imperfect information.

Richard W. Tresch

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computerized Accident Incident Reporting System  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System is a database used to collect and analyze DOE and DOE contractor reports of injuries, illnesses, and other accidents that occur during DOE...

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Cyber Security Incident Management Manual  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The manual establishes minimum requirements for a structured cyber security incident detection and management process for detecting, identifying, categorizing, containing, reporting, and mitigating cyber security incidents involving DOE information and information systems operated by DOE or by contractors on behalf of the Department. Admin Chg 1 dated 9-1-09; Admin Chg 2 dated 12-22-09. Canceled by DOE O 205.1B.

2009-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Cyber Incidents Involving Control Systems  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Analysis Function of the US-CERT Control Systems Security Center (CSSC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has prepared this report to document cyber security incidents for use by the CSSC. The description and analysis of incidents reported herein support three CSSC tasks: establishing a business case; increasing security awareness and private and corporate participation related to enhanced cyber security of control systems; and providing informational material to support model development and prioritize activities for CSSC. The stated mission of CSSC is to reduce vulnerability of critical infrastructure to cyber attack on control systems. As stated in the Incident Management Tool Requirements (August 2005) ''Vulnerability reduction is promoted by risk analysis that tracks actual risk, emphasizes high risk, determines risk reduction as a function of countermeasures, tracks increase of risk due to external influence, and measures success of the vulnerability reduction program''. Process control and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, with their reliance on proprietary networks and hardware, have long been considered immune to the network attacks that have wreaked so much havoc on corporate information systems. New research indicates this confidence is misplaced--the move to open standards such as Ethernet, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, and Web technologies is allowing hackers to take advantage of the control industry's unawareness. Much of the available information about cyber incidents represents a characterization as opposed to an analysis of events. The lack of good analyses reflects an overall weakness in reporting requirements as well as the fact that to date there have been very few serious cyber attacks on control systems. Most companies prefer not to share cyber attack incident data because of potential financial repercussions. Uniform reporting requirements will do much to make this information available to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and others who require it. This report summarizes the rise in frequency of cyber attacks, describes the perpetrators, and identifies the means of attack. This type of analysis, when used in conjunction with vulnerability analyses, can be used to support a proactive approach to prevent cyber attacks. CSSC will use this document to evolve a standardized approach to incident reporting and analysis. This document will be updated as needed to record additional event analyses and insights regarding incident reporting. This report represents 120 cyber security incidents documented in a number of sources, including: the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Industrial Security Incident Database, the 2003 CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey, the KEMA, Inc., Database, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Energy Incident Database, the INL Cyber Incident Database, and other open-source data. The National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) database was also interrogated but, interestingly, failed to yield any cyber attack incidents. The results of this evaluation indicate that historical evidence provides insight into control system related incidents or failures; however, that the limited available information provides little support to future risk estimates. The documented case history shows that activity has increased significantly since 1988. The majority of incidents come from the Internet by way of opportunistic viruses, Trojans, and worms, but a surprisingly large number are directed acts of sabotage. A substantial number of confirmed, unconfirmed, and potential events that directly or potentially impact control systems worldwide are also identified. Twelve selected cyber incidents are presented at the end of this report as examples of the documented case studies (see Appendix B).

Robert J. Turk

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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One step closer to the efficient management of speed-related rail incidents  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper aims to shed light on frequent and recurring rail-related excess speed incidents observed in the largest railway company in Paris, France, the RATP. Based on internal examples in the RATP transportation rail system, we will identify, by means of a return-on experience method, the main causes behind these incidents. The causes may be of a diverse nature and, if identified, can facilitate the analysis of each speed-related incident. This study, therefore, aims to demonstrate how to better address and efficiently manage such incidents with a view to revealing the dysfunctional elements within the system, deal with them efficiently and, thus, reduce their frequency and scale.

Cheila Duarte Colardelle; Jacques Valancogne; Stephanie Fond

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LANL responds to radiological incident  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

LANL responds to radiological incident LANL responds to radiological incident LANL responds to radiological incident Multiple tests indicate no health risks to public or employees. August 27, 2012 Aerial view of the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center(LANSCE). Aerial view of the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE). The contamination poses no danger to the public. The Laboratory is investigating the inadvertent spread of Technetium 99 by employees and contractors at the Lujan Neutron Scattering Center August 27, 2012-The Laboratory is investigating the inadvertent spread of Technetium 99 by employees and contractors at the Lujan Neutron Scattering Center at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), a multidisciplinary accelerator facility used for both civilian and national security research. The Laboratory has determined that about a dozen people

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Cyber Security Incidents, Information Technology Division, ITD  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Reporting Computing Security Incidents Reporting Computing Security Incidents Incident Reporting Hotline: 631-344-8484 Security Incidents A computer security incident can range from a simple virus to the disclosure of sensitive information. Incidents can be minor, important, or significant. Incidents that must be reported include computer or network related activity, internal or external to the Laboratory, that may impact the Laboratory's mission. Examples of such activities include: the possibility of: loss of data; denial of services; compromise of computer security; unauthorized access to data that the Laboratory is required to control by law, regulation, or DOE orders; investigative activity by legal, law enforcement, bureaucratic, or political authorities; or a public relations embarrassment.

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A study of incidents involving programmable electronic safety-related systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......from the analysis of the incidents studied. Hazard analysis techniques such as HAZOP or failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and fault-tree analysis (FTA). These methods help identify and analyse potential faults, failures and their causes......

C Chambers; P.R Croll; M Bowell

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of incidents involving programmable electronic safety-related systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......inadequate requirements specification, lack of safety...safety requirements specification Hardware a Design...safety requirements specification: caused by an inadequate...without sufficient thermal insulation. 3 Example incidents......

C Chambers; P.R Croll; M Bowell

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of the soot emissions and engine operat-ing parameters from a diesel engine during transient op-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ABSTRACT Measurements of the soot emissions and engine operat- ing parameters from a diesel engine and are the subject of future research. INTRODUCTION Soot emissions from diesel engines are well known to have gov- erning the emission of particles from diesel engines are becoming ever more stringent. The soot

Daraio, Chiara

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Like many techies, I've been wonder-ing what changes we'll see in the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Like many techies, I've been wonder- ing what changes we'll see in the Internet in the coming years. In doing so, I look at the Internet in the broad sense, at the level of applications and uses, but without conceptualization of the Internet is based on the interactions--between people and between people and computers

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EXCELLENTIA CoLumbIA ENgINEErINg66 echanical engineers think about the design, construction, material proper-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

responsibility for understanding how engines work, how buildings can be more efficiently built, and howHEALTH EXCELLENTIA CoLumbIA ENgINEErINg66 M echanical engineers think about the design the environment affects bridge architecture. They also apply their knowledge to the workings of the human body

Hone, James

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ION CYCLOTRON H EAT ING IN A TORO IDAL OCTUPOLE J. D. Barter and J. C. Sprott  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the Wisonsin Supported Toroidal Octupole has been used to heat ions at the cyclotron frequency. Fig. 1 shows electric field in the toroidal direction appropriate to cyclotron heating in the poloidal octupole fieldION CYCLOTRON H EAT ING IN A TORO IDAL OCTUPOLE J. D. Barter and J. C. Sprott November 1974 Plasma

Sprott, Julien Clinton

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The solar eclipse is indeed a momentous, or at least visually entertain-ing and curious happening in astrology.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The solar eclipse is indeed a momentous, or at least visually entertain- ing and curious happening recordings of lunar and solar eclipses. 2 #12;The Dresden Codex was for the Mayans a way to predict eclipses likely that Martin Meinshausen proposed that this data was related to the timing of series of solar

Little, John B.

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A comprehensive analysis of natural gas distribution pipeline incidents  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this paper is to provide a reference database for pipeline companies and/or regulators with an investigation of safety performance of US natural gas distribution pipelines. With a total of 3,679 natural gas distribution pipeline incidents between 1985 and 2010, nine safety indicators are statistically analysed in terms of the year, pipeline length, regions, pipeline diameter, pipeline wall thickness, material, age, incident area and incident cause to identify the relationship between safety indicators and various variables. Overall average frequencies of incidents, injuries and fatalities between 1985 and 2009 are 0.0846/1,000 mile-years, 0.0407/1,000 mile-years, and 0.0094/1,000 mile-years respectively. The analysis shows that the safety performance of US natural gas distribution pipeline is improving over time, and different variables have different impact on safety performances. However, the number of annual incidents does not show a significant decline due to increasing energy demand. [Received: March 21 2012; Accepted: July 15 2012

Zhenhua Rui; Xiaoqing Wang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Incident Team | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Incident Team | National Nuclear Security Administration People Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing...

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Definition: Angle of incidence | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Angle of incidence Angle of incidence Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Angle of incidence In reference to solar energy systems: the angle a ray of sun makes with a line perpendicular to a surface; for example, a surface directly facing the sun has an angle of incidence of zero, and a surface parallel to the sun (such as a sunrise striking a horizontal rooftop) has an angle of incidence of 90°. Sunlight with an incident angle of 90° tends to be absorbed, while lower angles tend to be reflected.[1][2] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition Angle of incidence is a measure of deviation of something from "straight on", for example: in the approach of a ray to a surface, or the angle at which the wing or horizontal tail of an airplane is installed on the fuselage, measured relative to the axis of the fuselage.

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JC3 Incident Reporting | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Management » JC3 Incident Reporting Management » JC3 Incident Reporting JC3 Incident Reporting JC3 Incident Reporting Procedures U.S. Department of Energy Facilities/Contractors Only DOE O 205.1-B Chg 2 4.(c)(13) DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM requires a defined "process for incident reporting that requires all cyber security incidents involving information or information systems, including privacy breaches, under DOE or DOE contractor control must be identified, mitigated, categorized, and reported to the Joint Cybersecurity Coordination Center (JC3) in accordance with JC3 procedures and guidance." This document outlines the referenced JC3 reporting procedures and guidance to facilitate your reporting and CIRC's response activity. CIRC should be informed of all reportable cyber security incidents as specified below.

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Cyber Incident Information | Department of Energy  

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Services » Guidance » Privacy » Cyber Incident Information Services » Guidance » Privacy » Cyber Incident Information Cyber Incident Information July 2013 Cyber Incident The Department of Energy has confirmed a cyber incident that occurred at the end of July and resulted in the unauthorized disclosure of federal employee Personally Identifiable Information (PII). January 2013 Cyber Incident The Department of Energy (DOE) has confirmed a cyber incident that occurred in mid-January 2013 which targeted the Headquarters' network and resulted in the unauthorized disclosure of employee and contractor Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Tips to Monitor Your Identity Here is a suggested list of tips to monitor and protect yourself. Assistive Technology Forms Guidance Capital Planning Information Collection Management

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ORISE: The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents  

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discussed in The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents are: basic health physics and dose estimation (US and SI units) treatment of whole body and acute local irradiation issues...

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Dynamic detection of nuclear reactor core incident  

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Surveillance, safety and security of evolving systems are a challenge to prevent accident. The dynamic detection of a hypothetical and theoretical blockage incident in the Phenix nuclear reactor is investigated. Such an incident is characterized by abnormal ... Keywords: Contrast, Dynamic detection of perturbations, Evolving system, Fast-neutron reactor, Neighbourhood, Noise

Laurent Hartert; Danielle Nuzillard; Jean-Philippe Jeannot

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter_11_Incidents_of_Security_Concern  

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1 1 Incidents of Security Concern This chapter covers the DOE HQ implementation of DOE Order 470.4B, Safeguards and Security Program, Attachment 5, Incidents of Security Concern. HS-91 manages the HQ Security Incidents Program. Incidents of Security Concern (henceforth referred to as Incidents) are actions, inactions, or events that are believed to: * Pose threats to national security interests and/or DOE assets * Create potentially serious or dangerous security situations * Significantly affect the safeguards and security program's capability to protect DOE safeguards and security interests * Indicate failure to adhere to security procedures * Reveal that the system is not functioning properly, by identifying and/or mitigating potential threats (e.g., detecting suspicious activity, hostile acts, etc.).

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ORISE: Incident Command System (ICS) Training  

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Incident Command System (ICS) Training Incident Command System (ICS) Training The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) supports the emergency response community by promoting interagency cooperation and developing training that enhances response efforts. An example of such support involves the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Emergency Response and its compliance efforts toward the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-5 (HSPD-5), which includes the implementation of National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Response Framework (NRF). The ICS, which has been recognized for its training curricula that has exceeded national standards, is an on-scene, all-hazard incident management concept that was originally designed for emergency management agencies, but

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Incident Report An incident report should be submitted for any event involving  

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Incident Report An incident report should be submitted for any event involving: injury or illness fire explosion or implosion chemical exposure Minor cuts and scrapes need not be reported be reported. If a "near miss" might have had severe consequences, submit an incident report. You may also

Crawford, T. Daniel

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Incident Prevention, Warning, and Response (IPWAR) Manual  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

This Manual defines a structured, cohesive, and consistent process for performing incident prevention, warning, and response for DOE's Federal information systems and is consistent with the requirements of Federal laws, Executive orders, national security directives, and other regulations. The Manual also provides requirements and implementation instructions for the Department's Incident Prevention, Warning and Response process, and supplements DOE O 205.1, Department of Energy Cyber Security Management Program, dated 3-21-03. DOE N 205.17 cancels this manual. This manual cancels DOE N 205.4, Handling Cyber Security Alerts and Advisories and Reporting Cyber Security Incidents, dated 3/18/2002.

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Cyber Security Incident | Open Energy Information  

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Security Incident Security Incident Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Cyber Security Incident Any malicious act or suspicious event that: Compromises, or was an attempt to compromise, the Electronic Security Perimeter or Physical Security Perimeter of a Critical Cyber Asset, or, Disrupts, or was an attempt to disrupt, the operation of a Critical Cyber Asset.[1] Related Terms Electronic Security Perimeter References ↑ Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards An LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. inline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Cyber_Security_Incident&oldid=480296" Categories: Definitions ISGAN Definitions What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version

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General surface equations for glancing incidence telescopes  

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A generalized set of equations are derived for two mirror glancing incidence telescopes using Fermat’s principle, a differential form of the law of reflection, the generalized sine...

Saha, Timo T

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radioactive Materials Transportation and Incident Response  

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FEMA 358, 05/10 FEMA 358, 05/10 Q A RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program U.S. Department of Energy TRANSPORTATION AND INCIDENT RESPONSE Q&A About Incident Response Q Q Law Enforcement ____________________________________ Fire ___________________________________________ Medical ____________________________________________ State Radiological Assistance ___________________________ Local Government Official ______________________________ Local Emergency Management Agency ___________________ State Emergency Management Agency ___________________ HAZMAT Team ______________________________________ Water Pollution Control ________________________________ CHEMTEL (Toll-free US & Canada) 1-800-255-3924 _________ CHEMTREC (Toll-free US & Canada) 1-800-424-9300 _______

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Establishing and operating an incident response team  

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Occurrences of improprieties dealing with computer usage are on the increase. They range all the way from misuse by employees to international computer telecommunications hacking. In addition, natural disasters and other disasters such as catastrophic fires may also fall into the same category. These incidents, like any other breach of acceptable behavior, may or may not involve actual law breaking. A computer incident response team should be created as a first priority. This report discusses the establishment and operation of a response team.

Padgett, K.M.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Establishing and operating an incident response team  

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Occurrences of improprieties dealing with computer usage are on the increase. They range all the way from misuse by employees to international computer telecommunications hacking. In addition, natural disasters and other disasters such as catastrophic fires may also fall into the same category. These incidents, like any other breach of acceptable behavior, may or may not involve actual law breaking. A computer incident response team should be created as a first priority. This report discusses the establishment and operation of a response team.

Padgett, K.M.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Osteoradionecrosis: Causes and prevention  

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Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is one of the most serious complications arising from head and neck radiation therapy. Current research has shown that ORN represents nonhealing, dead bone and is not a state of infection. ORN is the result of functional and structural bony changes that may not be expressed for months or years. ORN may occur spontaneously or in response to wounding. Predisposing factors include absorbed radiation dose, fractionation, delivery modality, and dental status. Timing of dental extractions and other factors have also been shown to affect incidence. ORN may be reduced through early intraoral evaluation, treatment, and adequate healing time prior to beginning RT. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy has been beneficial in the prevention and treatment of ORN. It is of paramount importance for the medical community to recognize the factors that may reduce ORN incidence, endorse oral care protocols, and acknowledge the value of HBO therapy in the prevention and treatment of this disease. 60 references.

Friedman, R.B. (Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond (USA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Novel applications of data mining methodologies to incident databases  

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Incident databases provide an excellent opportunity to study the repeated situations of incidents in the process industry. The databases give an insight into the situation which led to an incident, and if studied properly can help monitor...

Anand, Sumit

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System  

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Accident Recordkeeping and Reporting Accident Recordkeeping and Reporting Accident/Incident Recordkeeping and Reporting CAIRS logo Computerized Accident Incident Reporting System CAIRS Database The Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System is a database used to collect and analyze DOE and DOE contractor reports of injuries, illnesses, and other accidents that occur during DOE operations. Injury and Illness Dashboard The Dashboard provides an alternate interface to CAIRS information. The initial release of the Dashboard allows analysis of composite DOE-wide information and summary information by Program Office, and site. Additional data feature are under development. CAIRS Registration Form CAIRS is a Government computer system and, as such, has security requirements that must be followed. Access to the

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Cancer incidence in areas with elevated levels of natural radiation  

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It has been reported that on reaching a certain level of cell damage the production of repair enzymes is triggered which decreases the chromosome aberrations. If this happens, prolonged exposure to high levels of natural radiation in areas with elevated levels of background radiation could decrease the frequency of chromosome aberrations. Recent epidemiological studies indicated that there is an increased risk of cancer in healthy individuals with high levels of chromosomal aberrations. Studies performed in Nordic countries as well as Italy, showed that increased levels of chromosome aberrations in lymphocytes can be used to predict cancer risk in humans. One may conclude that a dose of ionising radiation sufficient to produce a certain level of cell damage increases production of antioxidants and repair enzymes that decrease either the frequency of chromosome aberrations or the cancer risk. People in some areas of Ramsar, a city in northern Iran, receive an annual radiation dose from background radiation that is more than five times higher than the 20 mSv. Yr-1 that is permitted for radiation workers. Inhabitants of Ramsar have lived for many generations in these high background areas. If an annual radiation dose of a few hundred mSv is detrimental to health, causing genetic abnormalities or an increased risk of cancer, it should be evident in these people. The absorbed dose rate in some high background radiation areas of Ramsar is approximately 55-200 times higher than that of the average global dose rate. It has been reported that 3â??8% of all cancers are caused by current levels of ionising radiation. If this estimation were true, all the inhabitants of such an area with extraordinary elevated levels of natural radiation would have died of cancer. Our cytogenetic studies show no significant differences between people in the high background area compared to people in normal background areas. As there was no increased level of chromosome aberrations, it may be predicted that the cancer incidence is not higher than in the neighbouring areas with a normal background radiation level. Although there is not yet solid epidemiological information, most local physicians in Ramsar report anecdotally that there is no increase in the incidence rates of cancer or leukemia in their area. There are no data to indicate a significant increase of cancer incidence in other high background radiation areas (HBRAs). Furthermore, several studies show a significant decrease of cancer death rates in areas with high backgrounds. It can be concluded that prolonged exposure to high levels of natural radiation possibly triggers processes such as the production of antioxidants and repair enzymes, which decreases the frequency of chromosome aberrations and the cancer incidence rate.

S.M.J. Mortazavi; M. Ghiassi-Nejad; P.A. Karam; T. Ikushima; A. Niroomand-Rad; J.R. Cameron

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Causes of inadequate X-ray films in Fukuoka Dental College Hospital  

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The high incidence of defective X-ray films requires that patients undergo unnecessary and expensive repeat radiation exposure. We investigated the frequency of defective films and its causes to protect patien...

Yoshiyuki Harada D.D.S.; Ph.D.; Kazuhisa Ogawa M.S.; Ph.D.…

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FM032_r1_0_Incident Report.doc 03/04/09 CNS Incident Report Form  

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FM032_r1_0_Incident Report.doc 03/04/09 CNS Incident Report Form Incident Information Date and Time Instructions on reverse #12;FM032_r1_0_Incident Report.doc 03/04/09 FM032 Instructions 1. This form. This form is not a substitute for other reporting obligations including University Injury reports. #12;

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Dr. Ing. /PhD / Dr.techn. Students supervised by Signe Kjelstrup 1. Torleif Holt, Transport and equilibrium properties of a cation exchange membrane (1983)  

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, (1996) 6. Magnar Ottøy, Mass and heat transfer in ion-exchange membranes (1996) 7. Belinda Flem, Peltier in the Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (2007) 17. Isabella Inzoli, Coupled transports of heat and massDr. Ing. /PhD / Dr.techn. Students supervised by Signe Kjelstrup 1. Torleif Holt, Transport

Kjelstrup, Signe

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Genomic Structure of the Human ING1 Gene and Tumor-specific Mutations Detected in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas  

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...region (5) . By using the Stanford G3 radiation hybrid panel, ING1 was linked to marker SHGC-5819, with a LOD score of 10.35 (5) . The markers SHGC-5819 and D13S278 are colocalized within less than 3 cM. 4 We therefore determined the...

Mehmet Gunduz; Mamoru Ouchida; Kunihiro Fukushima; Hiroko Hanafusa; Tsutomu Etani; Shinji Nishioka; Kazunori Nishizaki; Kenji Shimizu

2000-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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BULLETIN OF THE UNITED STATES` FISH COMMISSION. 165 ing two days to his instruction as to the care of the eggs. He was de-  

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BULLETIN OF THE UNITED STATES` FISH COMMISSION. 165 ing two days to his instruction as to the care, who had kindly tendered me the use of it until tho uecessarj- ponds can be constructed to keep them in. From these Esh I hope to obtain a stock from which we will be able to supply the streams

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Electrically floating, near vertical incidence, skywave antenna  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An Electrically Floating, Near Vertical Incidence, Skywave (NVIS) Antenna comprising an antenna element, a floating ground element, and a grounding element. At least part of said floating ground element is positioned between said antenna element and said grounding element. The antenna is separated from the floating ground element and the grounding element by one or more electrical insulators. The floating ground element is separated from said antenna and said grounding element by one or more electrical insulators.

Anderson, Allen A.; Kaser, Timothy G.; Tremblay, Paul A.; Mays, Belva L.

2014-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Nervous breakdown causes  

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Nervous breakdown causes Nervous breakdown causes Name: Renee Nuckols Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: Physiologically, what causes a mental/nervous breakdown besides normal everyday stress? Is it a process that kills neurons? Also please include some internal and external symptoms that occur prior to, during, and after a nervous breakdown. Replies: "Nervous breakdown" may be a misnomer, though. What "breaks down" is not so much the nerves and neurons, but the adrenal glands. A more accurate term would be the "exhaustion phase of the general adaption syndrome," but obviously that is quite a mouthful. Excessive STRESS is what can cause "nervous breakdowns." Stress includes the obvious things like exam pressures, trouble with parents or teachers, peer pressure, but also includes things like a significant personal achievement, making a major purchase, changes in routines of life (sleeping, eating habits), moving to a different part of town - even the change in seasons and temperatures. It can come from almost anything which causes a disturbance in normal living. Stress triggers a number of physiological changes collectively termed "GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME." There are three phases: 1) alarm, 2) resistance, and 3) exhaustion. These phases are controlled and regulated by the adrenal glands. Your adrenal glands lie just above your kidneys and are composed of inner and outer parts. The inner part is called the adrenal medulla, and it secretes the hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline. These hormones help your body deal with stressful situations. If you were alone and met a gang in some back alley, your adrenal glands would flood your body with the hormones, your blood pressure, heart rate, sweat production would shoot way high! Your body is in a "FIGHT or FLIGHT" mode. (Just thinking about getting in such a situation may have caused some stress!) Well, whenever your body deals with smaller stresses, the same hormones are released. The outer part of the adrenal glands is the adrenal cortex. They also produce hormones, but slightly different ones: glucocorticoids and mineralcorticoids. Glucocorticoids can increase blood sugar levels profoundly, while mineralcorticoids affect mineral excretion. These hormones are largely responsible for helping the body deal with prolonged stress. They help provide extra energy and blood supply. For instance, if you had a whole week of finals, your adrenal cortex would work overtime as you burn the midnight oil studying. These instances are the "resistance" phase of the general adaptation syndrome.

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EXPLOSIONS CAUSED BY COMMONLY OCCURRING SUBSTANCES  

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...S. BILLINGS, Hygiene; J. MCKEEN CATTELL, Psychology; DANIEL G. BRINTON, J. W. POWELL, Anthropology. FRIDIY, MARCH...ofsodium nitrate and hypophosphite detonate on heat-ing, while Violette proposed to use a mix-ture of sodium nitrate and acetate...

Charles E. Munroe

1899-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Tunable, oblique incidence resonant grating filter for telecommunications  

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We have designed a tunable, oblique-incidence resonant grating filter that covers the C band as an add-drop device for incident TE-polarized light. We tune the filter by tilting a...

Niederer, Guido; Herzig, Hans Peter; Shamir, Joseph; Thiele, Hans; Schnieper, Marc; Zschokke, Christian

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EM-Led Radiological Incident Response Program Receives Honors...  

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EM-Led Radiological Incident Response Program Receives Honors EM-Led Radiological Incident Response Program Receives Honors May 29, 2014 - 12:00pm Addthis Jessie Welch performs...

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eNgINeerINg g r A d U A T e P r O g r A M S  

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IIT ArMOUr COllege Of eNgINeerINg g r A d U A T e P r O g r A M S Educating a nEw gEnEration of EnginEErs #12;A TrAdiTion of ExcEllEncE Armour College of Engineering was founded in 1893 as Armour Institute, dedicated to preparing students from all backgrounds for careers as engineers in a rapidly

Heller, Barbara

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Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure | Department of Energy  

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Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure The purpose of this procedure is to provide guidance for developing an emergency response plan, as outlined in OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120(q), for facility response. This model has been adopted and applied to work for response to transportation accidents involving radioactive material or other hazardous materials incidents Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure.docx More Documents & Publications Handling and Packaging a Potentially Radiologically Contaminated Patient Decontamination Dressdown at a Transportation Accident Involving Radioactive Material Medical Examiner/Coroner on the Handling of a Body/Human Remains that are Potentially Radiologically Contaminated

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Evaluation of Incident Risks in a Repository for Radioactive Waste  

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A probabilistic safety assessment of the operation phase of a repository for radioactive waste requires the knowledge of incident risks. These are evaluated from generic observations. The present method accounts for the uncertainty (1) of whether an incident occurs, (2) of the incident rate, (3) of the duration of generic observation, and (4) of the duration of operation phase of the repository. It yields a mean risk and its standard deviation from a minimum of generic data, comprising only the number of observed incidents and the duration of the observation, as more comprehensive generic data are seldom available. It was shown that incidents sharing a common generic observation must be either merged together to a total incident or the generic observation must be split up in sub-observations, one for each such incident. The method was tested on the example of the German Konrad repository for low-level waste in a deep geological formation. (authors)

Grundler, D.; Mariae, D.; Muller, W.; Boetsch, W. [Institut fur Sicherheitstechnologie (ISTec), Koln (Germany); Thiel, J. [Bundesamt fur Strahlenschutz (BfS), Salzgitter (Germany)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interferometric results from the Boeing grazing incidence FEL ring resonator  

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The Boeing HAP (High Average Power) experiment was reconfigured throughout 1989–1990 to incorporate a grazing incidence, 133 m round-trip ring resonator. Initial spectra, mode stability, coherence length, and interferometric wavefront quality measurements have been taken. This paper reports on the optical measurement techniques and data used to characterize the resonator optical output as having an optical path difference (OPD) of 2.0 to 2.5 optical wavelengths. A basic data-reduction methodology and analysis supporting the subtraction of effects caused by the 7 × beam reducer, fold mirrors, and the radial shear interferometer itself Noteworthy observations, such as the ability to overlay interferometric fringe data over the length of a macropulse (? 180 micropulses) without destroying the fringe visibility, and the occurrence of centrally localized (? 30% of the diameter) disturbances of the fringe pattern are also discussed. Coherence length measurements, made using the interferometer, showed the coherence length to be between 64 and 120 ?m. Attempts to measure the micropulse-to-micropulse mode stability were made and are discussed as well.

D.A. Byrd; S.C. Bender; E.L. Miller; D.H. Dowell

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ambient air pollution exposure and the incidence of related health effects among racial/ethnic minorities  

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Differences among racial and ethnic groups in morbidity and mortality rates for diseases, including diseases with environmental causes, have been extensively documented. However, documenting the linkages between environmental contaminants, individual exposures, and disease incidence has been hindered by difficulties in measuring exposure for the population in general and for minority populations in particular. After briefly discussing research findings on associations of common air pollutants with disease incidence, the authors summarize recent studies of radial/ethnic subgroup differences in incidence of these diseases in the US. They then present evidence of both historic and current patterns of disproportionate minority group exposure to air pollution as measured by residence in areas where ambient air quality standards are violated. The current indications of disproportionate potential exposures of minority and low-income populations to air pollutants represent the continuation of a historical trend. The evidence of linkage between disproportionate exposure to air pollution of racial/ethnic minorities and low-income groups and their higher rates of some air pollution-related diseases is largely circumstantial. Differences in disease incidence and mortality rates among racial/ethnic groups are discussed for respiratory diseases, cancers, and lead poisoning. Pollutants of concern include CO, Pb, SO{sub 2}, O{sub 3}, and particulates.

Nieves, L.A.; Wernette, D.R.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Updated fracture incidence rates for the US version of FRAX®  

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presenting with non-vertebral fractures. Osteoporos Int 18:2006) Epidemiology of vertebral fractures: implications forORIGINAL ARTICLE Updated fracture incidence rates for the US

Ettinger, B.; Black, D. M.; Dawson-Hughes, B.; Pressman, A. R.; Melton, L. J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Recovery Procedure for Response to a Radiological Transportation Incident  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) Model Recovery Procedure contains the recommended elements for developing and conducting recovery planning at transportation incident scene...

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Incident involving UCSD student(s) takes place. UCSD STUDENT  

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Incident involving UCSD student(s) takes place. UCSD STUDENT CONDUCT PROCESS for individual students (updated 9/20/11) The Office of Student Conduct receives an incident report (i.e. RA, RSO, UCSD Police, student/faculty/staff complaint, etc). If sufficient evidence is present to support a violation

Russell, Lynn

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Abstract B17: Health disparities in brain cancer incidence  

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...GA Abstract B17: Health disparities in brain cancer incidence Emanuela Taioli 1 Wenqi...reported that US black patients have lower brain cancer rates than whites, and this has...Gregory J. Riggins. Health disparities in brain cancer incidence. [abstract]. In...

Emanuela Taioli; Wenqi Gan; Gregory J. Riggins

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrodynamics of a planar photodiode discharge for an obliquely incident initiating laser pulse  

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An approximate analytic solution of Maxwell's equations is obtained inside a photodiode. Analysis of this solution shows that the earlier discovered significant decrease in the radiation field characteristics over an anode is caused by a considerable increase in the amplitude of a wave generated inside the photodiode, which for angles of incidence {theta} {yields} {pi}/2 achieves a value comparable to the initial electric field strength applied to the photodiode. In this case, the electromagnetic energy flux density inside the photodiode exceeds tens times or more the electromagnetic energy flux density over the anode. The results of numerical calculations confirm the analytic results.

Lazarev, Y. N., E-mail: yulaz@snezhinsk.ru; Syrtsova, Yu. G. [All-Russia Research Institute of Technical Physics, Russian Federal Nuclear Center (Russian Federation)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS Based Study of Probable Causes of Increase in Cancer Incidences in Iraq After Gulf War 1991.  

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?? The use of banned toxic weapons in Iraq during Gulf War 1991 started new debates. The increase in cancer cases was the main focus… (more)

Muhammad, Hassan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ehrlichia Infection as a Cause of Severe Respiratory Distress  

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...State Department of Health recently alerted physicians about human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in Westchester County, in the lower Hudson River valley, and on Long Island. This region has a high incidence of Lyme disease associated with the Ixodes scapularis tick vector. It has a high population density... To the Editor: Human ehrlichiosis is increasingly being recognized as a cause of a diverse spectrum of illness in geographic regions where the tick vectors are found. The New York State Department of Health recently alerted physicians about human ...

1996-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0787 |  

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Cyber Security Incident Management Program, Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0787 The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0787 The Department of Energy operates numerous interconnected computer networks and systems to help accon~plishit s strategic missions in the areas of energy, defense, science, and the environment. These systems are frequently subjected to sophisticated cyber attacks that could potentially affect the Department's ability to carry out its mission. During Fiscal Year 2006, the Department experienced 132 incidents of sufficient severity to require reporting to law enforcement, an increase of 22 percent over the prior year. These statistics, troubling as they may be, are not unique to the Department; they are, in fact, reflective of a trend in cyber attacks throughout the government.

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Personnel Accountability for Non-COOP Incidents | Department...  

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Accountability for Non-COOP Incidents Responsible Contacts Bruce Murray HR Policy Advisor E-mail bruce.murray@hq.doe.gov Phone 202-586-3372 More Documents & Publications...

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Vitamin D and Cancer Incidence—Response to Grant  

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...September 2014 letter Letters to the Editor Vitamin D and Cancer Incidence-Letter from Grant William B. Grant * * Corresponding Author: William B. Grant, Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center, P.O. Box 641603, San Francisco...

Tea Skaaby; Lise Lotte Nystrup Husemoen; Allan Linneberg

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A probabilistic safety analysis of incidents in nuclear research reactors  

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......System for Research Reactor (IRSRR). Available...System for Research Reactor (IRSRR). Available...76. 7 Manual on reliability data collection for research reactor PSAs. (1992) IAEA...probabilistic safety analysis of incidents in nuclear......

Valdir Maciel Lopes; Gian Maria Agostinho Angelo Sordi; Mauricio Moralles; Tufic Madi Filho

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SP 800-61 Rev. 1. Computer Security Incident Handling Guide  

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Computer security incident response has become an important component of information technology (IT) programs. Security-related threats have become not only more numerous and diverse but also more damaging and disruptive. An incident response capability ... Keywords: Computer security incident, incident handling, incident response, threats, vulnerabilities

Karen A. Scarfone; Timothy Grance; Kelly Masone

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ing delivery of shipment. For  

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of Food arid . Fluid Intake Edited by Edward M. Stricker Univmity oj Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania living. The same fact, that most free-living omnivores live in r~.as in which no single food provides,-contributed to relatively independent literatures, and employed r- ferent theoretical perspectives. " In a landmark series

Galef Jr., Bennett G.

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2014 Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan- Chapter 11, Incidents of Security Concern  

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2014 Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan - Chapter 11, Incidents of Security Concern Describes DOE Headquarters procedures for reporting, investigating, and correcting Incidents of Security Concern.

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operation... ) 12;Grazing Incidence Pumping (GRIP) Target optimum gain region On-axis x-ray laser Preformed plasma1... ps Grazing Incidence Pumping ... Source: Wang, Wei Hua -...

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ORISE: REAC/TS Radiological Incident Medical Consultation  

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Radiological Incident Medical Consultation Radiological Incident Medical Consultation Radiological Incident Medical Consultation The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with a comprehensive capability to respond effectively to medical emergencies involving radiological or nuclear materials. Through the management of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), ORISE provides advice and consultation to emergency personnel responsible for the medical management of radiation accidents. REAC/TS strengthens hospital preparedness for radiation emergencies by preparing and educating first responders, medical personnel and occupational health professionals who will provide care to patients with a radiation injury or illness. REAC/TS staff provide medical advice,

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Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?  

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Do cell phones, household electrical power wiring or appliance, or high voltage power lines cause cancer? Fuggedaboudit! No way! When pigs fly! When I'm the Pope! Don't text while you're driving, however, or eat your cell phone. All organisms absorb microwave radiation directly as thermal energy. In living organisms, the organisms' thermal control systems, including the blood flow, and various cooling mechanisms, such as sweating in humans, that work to maintain a stable body temperature rapidly transfer the absorbed energy to the environment. Any temperature rise is small or even unobserved. Any proposed mechanism by which cell phone radiation might cause cancer must begin with this fact. But the amount of radiation absorbed from a cell phone is less than that produced by normal metabolic processes, and much less than that produced by, for example, exercise. None of these normal metabolic processes cause cancer. Therefore, the much smaller amounts of energy from cell phones doesn't cause cancer either. All f...

Leikind, Bernard

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thyroid cancer incidence in relation to volcanic activity  

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Environmental or genetic factors are sought to explain the high incidence of thyroid cancer in Iceland. At present, it is impossible to cite any environmental factor, particularly one related to the volcanic activity in the country, which could explain the high incidence of thyroid cancer in Iceland. However, the thyroid gland in Icelanders is very small due to the high intake of iodine from seafood. It is, therefore, easier for physicians to find thyroid tumors. Furthermore, genetic factors are very likely to be of great importance in the small, isolated island of Iceland.

Arnbjoernsson, E.A.; Arnbjoernsson, A.O.; Olafsson, A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear accident and incident public affairs (pa) guidance  

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This Directive reissues reference (a) DoD Directive 5230.16 to update DoD policy, responsibilities, and procedures for the prompt release of information to the public in the interest of public safety, and to prevent public alarm in the event of accidents or significant incidents involving nuclear weapons or nuclear components, radioactive material, nuclear weapon launch or transport vehicles (when a nuclear weapon is aboard), or nuclear reactors under DoD control. It updates DoD policy, responsibilities, and procedures during an improvised nuclear device (IND) incident.

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1993-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Skin cancer detection by oblique-incidence diffuse reflectance spectroscopy  

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Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and it is on the rise. If skin cancer is diagnosed early enough, the survival rate is close to 90%. Oblique-incidence diffuse reflectance (OIR) spectroscopy offers a technology that may be used...

Smith, Elizabeth Brooks

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Violation of Laws, Losses, and Incidents of Security Concerns  

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To set forth Department of Energy (DOE) procedures to assure timely and effective action relating to violations of criminal, laws, loses, and incidents of security concern to DOE. Cancels DOE O 5631.5. Canceled by DOE O 470.1 of 9-28-1995.

1992-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Bifurcation analysis of an epidemic model with nonlinear incidence  

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In this paper, we consider an epidemic model with the nonlinear incidence of a sigmoidal function. By mathematical analysis, it is shown that the model exhibits the bistability and undergoes the Hopf bifurcation and the Bogdanov-Takens bifurcation. By ... Keywords: Bistability, Homoclinic, Limit cycle, Sensitive, Sigmoidal

Guihua Li, Wendi Wang

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent Developments in Field Response for Mitigation of Radiological Incidents  

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Recent Developments in Field Response for Mitigation of Radiological Incidents Carlos Corredor*, Department of Energy ; Charley Yu, Argonne National Labs Abstract: Since September 11, 2001, there has been a large effort by the government to develop new methods to reduce the consequence of potential radiological incidents. This is evident in the enhancement of technologies and methods to detect, prepare, or manage radiological incidents or accidents . With any radiological accident, radiological dispersal device (RDD), or improvised nuclear device (IND) , the major focus is always on the immediate phase of an incident or accident and less centered on the intermediate phase and the late recovery phase of that incident. In support of the 2008 protective action guides(PAGs) for RDDs , established by the Department of Homeland Security and by agreement with the EPA, the White House requested establishment of a series of operational guidelines that would focus on efforts during all phases of the incident and not just the immediate phase. “Operational Guidelines” were developed for this purpose. The operational guidelines are dose based pre-derived levels of radioactivity or radionuclide concentrations in various media that can be measured in the field and compared to the PAGs to quickly determine if protective actions are warranted. I.e can certain roads, bridges or metro systems be used, can the public return to their homes or businesses, can the public consume certain foods, etc. An operational guidelines manual, developed by a federal interagency working group led by the Department of Energy (DOE), was published in 2009 as the Preliminary Report on Operational Guidelines Developed for Use in Emergency Response to a Radiological Dispersal Device Incident, with its companion software RESidual RADiation (RESRAD)-RDD. With the development of the new PAG Manual (Interim Final 2013) by the EPA, an interagency working group was created under the auspices of the ISCORS to develop a revised operational guidelines manual that would reflect the changes by EPA’s new PAG Manual, new best available technology based on new dosimetric models (ICRP 60+), include operational guidelines for IND’s and increase the amount of radionuclides in the OGT Manual from 11 radioisotopes to 55. The new manual is scheduled for publication in 2015.

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Dental radiology considerations in DVI incidents: A review  

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Multiple fatality incidents frequently have a significant forensic dental identification component. The use of radiographs, that provide objective evidence of the dentition prior to and after death is a vital part of the reconciliation procedure. Although these events share some common elements, every multiple fatality incident response has its own idiosyncrasies that require both flexibility and advance planning. The focus, from a post mortem perspective, is the making of excellent, permanent, and archival-quality images. The post mortem plan should have a capability for conventional film-based and digital imaging. Additionally, images should be produced in a radiobiologically responsible manner using optimum body-substance precautions. Finally, images (both ante mortem and post mortem) must be held in a secure fashion at a distance, protected from further hazard.

R.E. Wood; S.L. Kogon

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incident Energy Dependence of pt Correlations at RHIC  

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We present results for two-particle transverse momentum correlations, ({Delta}p{sub t,i}{Delta}p{sub t,j}), as a function of event centrality for Au+Au collisions at {radical}s{sub NN} = 20, 62, 130, and 200 GeV at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. We observe correlations decreasing with centrality that are similar at all four incident energies. The correlations multiplied by the multiplicity density increase with incident energy and the centrality dependence may show evidence of processes such as thermalization, jet production, or the saturation of transverse flow. The square root of the correlations divided by the event-wise average transverse momentum per event shows little or no beam energy dependence and generally agrees with previous measurements at the Super Proton Synchrotron.

Adams, J.; Aggarwal, M.M.; Ahammed, Z.; Amonett, J.; Anderson,B.D.; Arkhipkin, D.; Averichev, G.S.; Badyal, S.K.; Bai, Y.; Balewski,J.; Barannikova, O.; Barnby, L.S.; Baudot, J.; Bekele, S.; Belaga, V.V.; Bellwied, R.; Berger, J.; Bezverkhny, B.I.; Bharadwaj, S.; Bhasin, A.; Bhati, A.K.; Bhatia, V.S.; Bichsel, H.; Billmeier, A.; Bland, L.C.; Blyth, C.O.; Bonner, B.E.; Botje, M.; Boucham, A.; Brandin, A.V.; Bravar,A.; Bystersky, M.; Cadman, R.V.; Cai, X.Z.; Caines, H.; Calderon de laBarca Sanchez, M.; Castillo, J.; Cebra, D.; Chajecki, Z.; Chaloupka, P.; Chattopadhyay, S.; Chen, H.F.; Chen, Y.; Cheng, J.; Cherney, M.; Chikanian, A.; Christie, W.; Coffin, J.P.; Cormier, T.M.; Cramer, J.G.; Crawford, H.J.; Das, D.; Das, S.; de Moura, M.M.; Derevschikov, A.A.; Didenko, L.; Dietel, T.; Dogra, S.M.; Dong, W.J.; Dong, X.; Draper, J.E.; Du, F.; Dubey, A.K.; Dunin, V.B.; Dunlop, J.C.; Dutta Mazumdar, M.R.; Eckardt, V.; Edwards, W.R.; Efimov, L.G.; Emelianov, V.; Engelage, J.; Eppley, G.; Erazmus, B.; Estienne, M.; Fachini, P.; Faivre, J.; Fatemi,R.; Fedorisin, J.; Filimonov, K.; Filip, P.; Finch, E.; Fine, V.; Fisyak,Y.; Fomenko, K.; Fu, J.; Gagliardi, C.A.; Gaillard, L.; Gans, J.; Ganti,M.S.; Gaudichet, L.; Geurts, F.; Ghazikhanian, V.; Ghosh, P.; Gonzalez,J.E.; Grachov, O.; Grebenyuk, O.; Grosnick, D.; Guertin, S.M.; Guo, Y.; Gupta, A.; Gutierrez, T.D.; Hallman, T.J.; Hamed, A.; Hardtke, D.; Harris, J.W.; Heinz, M.; Henry, T.W.; Hepplemann, S.; Hippolyte, B.; Hirsch, A.; Hjort, E.; Hoffmann, G.W.; Huang, H.Z.; Huang, S.L.; Hughes,E.W.; Humanic, T.J.; Igo, G.; Ishihara, A.; Jacobs, P.; Jacobs, W.W.; Janik, M.; Jiang, H.; Jones, P.G.; Judd, E.G.; Kabana, S.; Kang, K.; Kaplan, M.; Keane, D.; Khodyrev, V.Yu.; Kiryluk, J.; Kisiel, A.; Kislov,E.M.; Klay, J.; Klein, S.R.; Koetke, D.D.; Kollegger, T.; Kopytine, M.; Kotchenda, L.; Kramer, M.; Kravtsov, P.; Kravtsov, V.I.; Krueger, K.; Kuhn, C.; Kulikov, A.I.; Kumar, A.; Kutuev, R.Kh.; et al.

2005-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Complete genome sequence of Peptoniphilus sp. strain ING2-D1G isolated from a mesophilic lab-scale completely stirred tank reactor utilizing maize silage in co-digestion with pig and cattle manure for biomethanation  

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Abstract The bacterium Peptoniphilus sp. strain ING2-D1G (DSM 28672), a mesophilic and obligate anaerobic bacterium belonging to the order Clostridiales was isolated from a biogas-producing lab-scale completely stirred tank reactor (CSTR) optimized for anaerobic digestion of maize silage in co-fermentation with pig and cattle manure. In this study, the whole genome sequence of Peptoniphilus sp. strain ING2-D1G, a new isolate potentially involved in protein breakdown and acidogenesis during biomass degradation, is reported. The chromosome of this strain is 1.6 Mb in size and encodes genes predicted to be involved in the production of acetate, lactate and butyrate specifying the acidogenic metabolism of the isolate.

Geizecler Tomazetto; Sarah Hahnke; Irena Maus; Daniel Wibberg; Alfred Pühler; Andreas Schlüter; Michael Klocke

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Multiple Causes of Carcinogenesis  

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An array of epidemiological results and databases on test animal indicate that risk of cancer and atherosclerosis can be up- or down-regulated by diet through a range of 200%. Other factors contribute incrementally and include the natural terrestrial environment and various human activities that jointly produce complex exposures to endotoxin-producing microorganisms, ionizing radiations, and chemicals. Ordinary personal habits and simple physical irritants have been demonstrated to affect the immune response and risk of disease. There tends to be poor statistical correlation of long-term risk with single agent exposures incurred throughout working careers. However, Agency recommendations for control of hazardous exposures to humans has been substance-specific instead of contextually realistic even though there is consistent evidence for common mechanisms of toxicological and carcinogenic action. That behavior seems to be best explained by molecular stresses from cellular oxygen metabolism and phagocytosis of antigenic invasion as well as breakdown of normal metabolic compounds associated with homeostatic- and injury-related renewal of cells. There is continually mounting evidence that marrow stroma, comprised largely of monocyte-macrophages and fibroblasts, is important to phagocytic and cytokinetic response, but the complex action of the immune process is difficult to infer from first-principle logic or biomarkers of toxic injury. The many diverse database studies all seem to implicate two important processes, i.e., the univalent reduction of molecular oxygen and breakdown of aginuine, an amino acid, by hydrolysis or digestion of protein which is attendant to normal antigen-antibody action. This behavior indicates that protection guidelines and risk coefficients should be context dependent to include reference considerations of the composite action of parameters that mediate oxygen metabolism. A logic of this type permits the realistic common-scale modeling of multiple causes of carcinogenesis and shifts the risk-assessment logic to considerations of ?what dose does?? in contrast to the current process of the substance-specific question of ?what dose is?? Whether reactive oxygen is the proximate or contributing cause of disease or simply a better estimate of biologically effective dose, it has enormous advantages for improved risk- and policy-based decisions. Various estimates of immune system modulation will be given based on radiobiology.

Jones, T.D.

1999-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Pap test use and cervical cancer incidence in First Nations women living in Manitoba  

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...special-property>author-choice Pap test use and cervical cancer incidence in First Nations...Sciences, University of Manitoba This study examined Pap test utilization, Pap test results, and cervical cancer incidence among First...

Kathleen M. Decker; Alain A. Demers; Erich V. Kliewer; Natalie Biswanger; Grace Musto; Brenda Elias; Jane Griffith; Donna Turner

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Predicting scorpion sting incidence in an endemic region using climatological variables*  

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Predicting scorpion sting incidence in an endemic region using climatological variables* G. CHOWELL in Mexico. We analysed the significance of climatological variables to predict the incidence of scorpion seasonal pattern that correlates to climatological variables. An increase in scorpion activity

Chowell, Gerardo

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Active and Knowledge-based Process Safety Incident Retrieval System  

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topics saved for quick access. The database search system developed in this research is similar to that of CCPS-PSID in the way that it offers folder search and word search. However, the PSID has a single level of folders (keyword list... maximum of four levels. Moreover, word search within a folder has also been included for the search system, which further improves searching capabilities. 5 Some of the existing incident databases that are open to public or accessible by Mary Kay O...

Khan, Sara Shammni

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on transmission and incidence of Trypanosoma theileri, Laveran 1902  

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vector. c) Ingestion of the insect vector. Sane evidence of intrauterirm transmission has been provided by several researchers. Dirc)anan, Manthei and Frank (1957) found T. theileri in the stanach of an ~ bovine fetus. Iundholm, Stors and Mc... were infected with T. theileri; the 2 calves were free fran infectian. Kohl-Yakimoff, Yakimoff and 13e)censky (1913) in Saint Peters- bourg, Russia, examined 14 cattle for T. theileri and faund a 35. 6rr incidence of infecticnr in another survey...

Betancourt Echeverry, Antonio

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incidence of Childhood Obesity in the United States  

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...stratified the estimates of prevalence and incidence according to sex, quintile of the kindergartners' household socioeconomic status, and race or ethnic group (non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, or "other"). To understand the importance of weight early in life, we also stratified the data according... According to this report, nearly half of children who became obese between the ages of 5 and 14 years had been overweight and 75% had been above the 70th percentile for BMI at the start of kindergarten. Focusing on early childhood obesity may be important in stemming the epidemic.

Cunningham S.A.Kramer M.R.Narayan K.M.V.

2014-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of the relationship between emotional history and the incidence of cancer in human subjects  

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SUBJECTS' CRITICAL INCIDENTS 55 APPENDIX D - SUMMARIES OF NON-CANCER 72 SUBJECTS' CRITICAL INCIDENTS APPENDIX E - RELEASE FORM 87 VITA 89 LIST OF TABLES Table Page B iographical Data of Sub j ects in Sample 10 Statistical Analysis of Data 22... Number of Critical Incidents and Final Evaluations in Non-Cancer Subjects 23 Number of Critical Incidents and Final Evaluations in Cancer Subjects 24 LIST OF FIGURES Figure Page Emotionality Rating Scale 20 Relation between Ego Defenses, Level...

Sebastian, Henry Andrew

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influenza Seasonality: Underlying Causes and Modeling Theories  

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...sporadic localized outbreaks. Such cases...mathematical models (31, 68...climates, flu infections...epidemics and outbreaks occur in tropical...seasonality. Flu season is characterized...dissemination model poses intriguing...accurately predict the incidence...respiratory syndrome outbreak at the Amoy...

Eric Lofgren; N. H. Fefferman; Y. N. Naumov; J. Gorski; E. N. Naumova

2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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ION GNSS 2004, Sept. 21-24, Long Beach, CA Automated Traffic Incident Detection with GPS  

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in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and in-vehicle telematics systems. ABSTRACT Traffic congestion can. Traffic Incident Detection Systems (IDS) use a variety of technologies to detect incidents so system for traffic incident detection. The system performance analysis was conducted using a combination

Calgary, University of

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Jun 24 -Jun 30, 2013  

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his drinking water bottle had been tampered with while it was left unattended. Toronto Police were. The vehicle driver left the scene without reporting the incident. 6/26/2013 10:13 AM Motor Vehicle Incident rear quarter panel. No injuries were reported. 6/26/2013 07:07 PM Motor Vehicle Incident 2013

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Jun 2 -Jun 8, 2014  

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. A description of a suspect was obtained. 6/4/2014 06:39 PM Theft, Under 2014-000979 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWERWeekly Security Incident Log Period of Jun 2 - Jun 8, 2014 Incident No. Reported Date Building Name lot. No injuries were reported. 6/2/2014 06:19 PM Motor Vehicle Incident 2014-000960 TECHNOLOGY

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Nov 27 -Dec 2, 2012  

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was obtained. 11/28/2012 01:41 PM Suspicious Person 2012-002119 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWER Private PropertyWeekly Security Incident Log Period of Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2012 Incident No. Reported Date Building:41 AM Theft, Under Weekly Security Incident Log Printed: 12/3/2012 3:18:11 PM 1 Period of Nov 27 - Dec 2

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ORISE: DeepwaterHorizon and Nuclear & Radiological Incidents  

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Wi l l i a m H a l e y Wi l l i a m H a l e y B r a d P o t t e r C o mm o n C h a l l e n g e s a n d S o l u t i o n s J u n e 2 0 1 1 D e e p w a t e r H o r i z o n a n dN u c l e a r & R a d i o l o g i c a l I n c i d e n t s The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill shares many of the same challenges associated with a radiological incident like the one considered in the Empire 09 1 exercise or even a much larger nuclear incident. By analyzing experiences during Deepwater Horizon, these challenges can be identified by the interagency in advance of a radiological or nuclear emergency and solutions made available. Establishing and staffing a UnifiEd Command strUCtUrE The demands of Deepwater Horizon challenged the traditional response construct envisioned by national planning systems.

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Causes and Control of Wood Decay,  

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1 Causes and Control of Wood Decay, Degradation & Stain #12;2 Contents Moisture .................................................................................3 Wood Degradation: Causes and Control..............................4 Weathering......................................................................................................4 Naturally Decay-resistant Species...........................................................5 Wood

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SMITH NORMAL FORMS OF INCIDENCE MATRICES Abstract. A brief introduction is given to the topic of Smith normal forms of incidence  

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SMITH NORMAL FORMS OF INCIDENCE MATRICES PETER SIN Abstract. A brief introduction is given to the topic of Smith normal forms of incidence matrices. A general discussion of techniques is illustrated, the fundamental invariant is the Smith normal form of A, whose definition we now recall. A square integer matrix

Sin, Peter

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3 INCIDENT RESPONSE PROCEDURES There are several stages involved in responding to a dugong live stranding or carcass incident  

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of exposing oneself to disease. It is essential that all people present wear protective clothing (gloves not assign a cause of death to 38-69% of their cases (Marine Mammal Commission 1998). However, those

Marsh, Helene

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Simulation of heavy ion induced electron yield at grazing incidence  

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We compare simulations to experiments measuring electron yield from heavy ions striking metal surfaces, in particular at grazing incidence, for 1.0 MeV potassium and 182.0 MeV gold ions striking stainless steel as measured in two recent experiments. We find the electron yield is proportional to within 3% for the potassium experiments and 13% for the gold experiments to the simulated energy deposited by the ions in a thin (?20???Å) layer at the target surface. We discuss how nonequilibrium stopping and ion wake fields may account for the larger disagreement with the gold experiments. An analytic estimate based on specular reflection predicts the peak in simulated and measured electron yield as a function of angle to within a few percent.

P. H. Stoltz; S. Veitzer; R. Cohen; A. W. Molvik; J.-L. Vay

2004-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncertainty of Radiant Power Calibration based on Synchrotron Radiation caused by Spectral Distribution and Polarization State  

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We have been attempting to establish an absolute scale of spectral radiance in ultraviolet and vacuum ultraviolet regions by using synchrotron radiation as a primary standard light source and also attempting to transfer the absolute scale to an under-test light source by comparing the under-test source with synchrotron radiation. The calibration apparatus does not function as ideal comparator because some properties of incident radiation, which are spectral distribution and polarization state, are different between synchrotron radiation and the under-test light source, and the signal of the apparatus accordingly depends on not only spectral radiant power but also depends on the properties of the incident radiation. We evaluated how the detector signal ratio was affected by the difference both experimentally and theoretically, and also evaluated the uncertainty of the scale transfer caused by the difference.

Zama, Tatsuya; Saito, Ichiro [National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ) (Japan)

2010-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutron scattering by rough surfaces at grazing incidence  

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There are a number of calculations in the literature of the effect of statistical surface roughness on the specular and diffuse scattering of neutrons and x rays which impinge on surfaces at grazing incidence. These calculations do not agree with one another and in some cases lack internal consistency. In this paper I show that these discrepancies can be resolved within the distorted-wave Born approximation. The result I obtain for the specular reflectivity is the widely used version of Nevot and Croce, while that for the diffuse scattering is the same as a recent calculation by Sinha, Sirota, Garoff, and Stanley. The approximations made by Nevot and Croce are clearly revealed by the distorted-wave Born approximation. A simple numerical algorithm is proposed for the calculation of diffuse scattering from a surface whose roughness is self-affine, and the form of the scattering is calculated for a range of parameters within this model. The calculation of diffusion scattering is extended in this paper to the case of films with rough surfaces. Correlation between roughness at the two film surfaces is considered and shown to be important for the description of neutron reflectivity data obtained with a thin film of titanium deposited on a sapphire substrate.

Roger Pynn

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The incidence and prevalence of hypertension in the Province of Quebec.  

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??The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence, incidence and lifetime risk of developing hypertension after a given age in the Province of… (more)

Vallée, Michel.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - annual cancer incidence Sample Search Results  

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Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: annual cancer incidence Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 aallll IIrreell aanndd ccaanncceerr...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - analysing healthcare incident Sample Search...  

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, many of the telemedicine incidents reported to MAUDE demonstrate that ... Source: Johnson, Chris - Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow Collection: Computer...

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Identifying causes of mechanical defects and critical control points in fruit supply chains: an overview of a banana supply chain  

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The issue of food losses is of high importance in the efforts to combat hunger, raise income and improve food security in many developing countries. Therefore, there is need to minimise food losses in agri-food supply chains. This study was conducted with the aim to identify causes of mechanical defects in banana fruit supply chain in Zimbabwe and to also establish critical control points at which incidence of the mechanical fruit defects can be minimised in the chain. Data was gathered through interviews and participatory observation. Most of the causes of mechanical defects were found to be due to poor handling at the different stages in the chain. Propping, maturity at harvest, handling during harvesting and packing, and control of temperature and relative humidity during fruit ripening were established as critical control points at which incidence of mechanical damage can be minimised.

Lesley Macheka; Ruth Tambudzai Ngadze; Faith Angeline Manditsera; Juliet Mubaiwa; Robert Musundire

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A REVIEW OF THE COMMON CAUSES OF BOILER FAILURE IN THE SUGAR INDUSTRY  

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Unscheduled boiler outages in process industries are a major problem resulting not only in expensive emergency repairs, but also loss of production. This paper draws on the experience of the author's company relating to common failures of pressure parts of boilers. The paper identifies the most common types of pressure part failure and the metallurgical mechanism involved. With a knowledge of the underlying failure mechanism a number of basic causes can be identified. The paper suggests solutions that, if implemented, can reduce the incidence of unscheduled outages and thereby improve profitability.

K B Mcintyre

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The inspection of recovery boilers to detect factors that cause critical leaks  

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Records compiled by the Black Liquor Recovery Boiler Advisory Committee (BLRBAC) include more than 140 recovery boiler explosions that occurred from 1948 to 1990. Although some incidents were due to improper boiler operation, many were caused by critical leaks arising from corrosion, erosion, metal fatigue, or other processes not directly under the control of the boiler operator. In this paper, the authors will examine the extent to which common boiler inspection practices can be expected to expose conditions like those that have led to critical leaks.

Bauer, D.G.; Sharp, W.B.A. (Westvaco Corp., Laurel Research Lab., Laurel, MD (United States))

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cancer incidences in Europe related to mortalities, and ethnohistoric, genetic, and  

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Cancer incidences in Europe related to mortalities, and ethnohistoric, genetic, and geographic We have previously shown that geographic differences in cancer mortalities in Europe are related of 45 male and 47 female cancers. Differences in cancer incidences are correlated moder- ately, first

Rosenberg, Michael S.

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Eur J Cancer. Author manuscript Social inequalities in cancer incidence and cancer survival: Lessons from  

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Eur J Cancer. Author manuscript Page /1 5 Social inequalities in cancer incidence and cancer ( ). With regards to cancer risk, a first comprehensive review of socioeconomic inequalities was1 published by IARC in 1997 ( ). This review covered inequalities in cancer mortality, incidence and survival and discussed

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Childhood leukaemia incidence below the age of 5 years near French nuclear power plants  

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Childhood leukaemia incidence below the age of 5 years near French nuclear power plants D Laurier 1 living in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in Germany. We present herein results about the incidence of childhood leukaemia in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in France for the same age range. These results

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The low energy ion assisted control of interfacial structure: ion incident angle eects  

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The low energy ion assisted control of interfacial structure: ion incident angle eects X.W. Zhou *, H.N.G. Wadley Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied atomistic modeling of normal incident angle ion impacts with model Ni/Cu/Ni multilayer surfaces have

Wadley, Haydn

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ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON ACCIDENT/INCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING  

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on employers to thoroughly investigate such occurrences and having done so, to take appropriate remedial actionROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON ACCIDENT/INCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING PROCEDURE in the investigations or take the lead role on behalf of the College. #12;SECTION 1 Accident/Incident Investigation

Sheldon, Nathan D.

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of May 27 -Jun 2, 2013  

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/30/2013 02:37 PM Emergency Medical 2013-000958 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWER Subject not Identified SecurityWeekly Security Incident Log Period of May 27 - Jun 2, 2013 Incident No. Reported Date Building and a Facilities Electrician responded to a report that a lamp standard on the north side of the William Small

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forthcoming in Economic Letters Incidence of Federal and State Gasoline Taxes  

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forthcoming in Economic Letters Incidence of Federal and State Gasoline Taxes Hayley Chouinarda, Berkeley, and member of the Giannini Foundation. Abstract The federal specific gasoline tax falls equally incidence of state taxes is greater in states that use relatively little gasoline. Author Keywords: Taxes

Perloff, Jeffrey M.

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Characterization of X-UV multilayers by grazing incidence X-ray reflectometry  

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1675 Characterization of X-UV multilayers by grazing incidence X-ray reflectometry L. Nevot, B of the performance at other wavelengths appears rather doubtful. We show how grazing incidence X-ray reflectometry], microelectronics [3], neutron optics [4] and X-UV optics [5]. In the last case, the stacks are made of alternating

Boyer, Edmond

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Cause of East-West Earth Asymmetry  

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The different slope of the Wadati-Benioff zones oriented towards east and west is considered a main asymmetry of the Earth's globe. Under the Americas they have angles of about 30o, while under the Pacific east coasts (Asia, Japan) the angles are steeper. In the framework of plate tectonics geodynamics the cause of this difference can be identified in the tidal drag that would cause a global shift of the lithosphere towards west. But this solution has been many times criticized on the basis of the irrelevance of the tidal forces with respect to viscous friction. Instead, it is possible to show that in a different framework, in which sudden extrusions of mantle materials occur by local phase change toward a more unpacked lattice, the value of the Coriolis fictitious force can rise of several magnitude orders, becoming the main cause of the east-west asymmetry of the Wadati-Benioff zones, which might be ascribed entirely to internal causes of the planet (its rotation and geodynamics) and not to external causes ...

Scalera, Giancarlo

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

E(Race)ing gender: Stratified identities  

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in the appropriation of white standards, and rejecting (as seen in Janie's trial for her husband's death) those institutions as the basis of one's identity. The cultural and social price that Janie pays, furthermore, challenges her adaptive capacity to stratify her...

Nguyen, Le Thuy Thi

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ing. Sergio Cano Fonseca Director Local Chihuahua  

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Chihuahua 30 de sep:embre del 2010 #12;USOS DEL AGUA Agrícola 77% Público% Industrial 2% EN CHIHUAHUA #12;ACUÍFEROS SOBREEXPLOTADOS Nota: No se consideran SUBTERRÁNEAS) EN CHIHUAHUA Acuíferos sobreexplotados (14) 801 Ascensión 803 Baja Babícora 804

Scott, Christopher

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Bachelor projekt Dipl.Ing.IT  

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vedligeholdelse af produktkonfigureringssystemer Anders Degn Kongens Lyngby, 29. april 2006 IMM-B.Eng-2006-17 #12 Lyngby, Denmark Phone +45 45253351, Fax +45 45882673 reception@imm.dtu.dk www.imm.dtu.dk IMM-B.Eng-2006 papers der forventes udgivet andetsteds i Juni 2006. Projektet er udført i perioden 2. februar 2006 til 1

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CAUSES OF FLUCTUATIONS IN ABUNDANCE OF CONNECTICUT  

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CAUSES OF FLUCTUATIONS IN ABUNDANCE OF CONNECTICUT ·RIVER .SHAD BY REYNOLD A. FREDIN FISHERY effort, and tagging data which was used t.o estimate the size of the shad runs in the Connecticut River. effect on the" size of the runs entering the river," Investigation of the Connecticut River shad fishery

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Fuel Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica | Open  

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Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica Jump to: navigation, search Name Fuel Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica Agency/Company /Organization Resources for the Future Sector Energy Focus Area Conventional Energy Topics Finance, Market analysis, Background analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.rff.org/RFF/Documen Country Costa Rica UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References Fuel Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica[1] Abstract "Although fuel taxes are a practical means of curbing vehicular air pollution, congestion, and accidents in developing countries-all of which are typically major problems-they are often opposed on distributional

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Predictors of Weapon Use in Domestic Violence Incidents Reported to Law Enforcement  

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The study’s aim was to determine the predictors of weapon use during domestic violence incidents that were...N...?=?369) from the San Diego County Sheriff’s department comprised the study sample. The predictor va...

Poco Kernsmith; Sarah W. Craun

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital response for children as a vulnerable population in radiological/nuclear incidents  

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......hospital's response to a nuclear or radiological emergency...Stronger links between nuclear medicine programs and...operations and preparedness policies need to include paediatric...Infectious Disease. Policy statement: chemical-biological...population in radiological/nuclear incidents. | Emergency......

Brenda Conway; Jordan Pike

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alcohols caries incidence Sample Search...  

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Student Summary: incident of a similar nature. 4.6 Amnesty for Multiple Alcohol-Related Medical Emergencies (a) For those... This Policy provides that any student who is in need...

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Cancer Incidence in First Generation U.S. Hispanics: Cubans, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and New Latinos  

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2009 American Association for Cancer Research. August 2009 research-article Research Articles Cancer Incidence in First Generation U.S. Hispanics...for reprints: Paulo S. Pinheiro, Florida Cancer Data System, University of Miami School...

Paulo S. Pinheiro; Recinda L. Sherman; Edward J. Trapido; Lora E. Fleming; Youjie Huang; Orlando Gomez-Marin; David Lee

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Step Roughening of the Cu(113) Surface: A Grazing Incidence X-Ray Scattering Study  

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In conjunction with the development of high brilliance synchrotron sources, the grazing incidence x-ray scattering (GIXS) technique is emerging as an important structural probe for surface and interface studies [...

K. S. Liang; E. B. Sirota; K. L. D’Amico; G. J. Hughes…

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metalized Polyethylene Mulch to Reduce Incidence of Huanglongbing and Improve Growth of New Citrus Plantings  

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7.14 P Metalized Polyethylene Mulch to Reduce Incidence ofNorth, Immokalee, FL, USA Polyethylene mulch was evaluatedUV reflective low density polyethylene mulch metalized with

Croxton, S.; Stansly, P.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a Learning Traffic Incident Detection System Tomas Singliar and Milos Hauskrecht  

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manual tuning. Our hypoth- esis is that these time-consuming solutions can be sucessfuly eliminated of sensor networks on US roadways. Incident detection systems (IDS) are complex arrange- ments

Hauskrecht, Milos

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Analysis of randomly oriented structures by grazing-incidence small-angle neutron scattering  

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A formalism is presented which allows the quantitative evaluation of grazing-incidence small-angle neutron scattering patterns from randomly oriented one-dimensional paracrystal domains with lamellar structure.

Korolkov, D.

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of polarization and incidence of the ASAR sensor on coastline mapping: example of Gabon  

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Coastline mapping is of great interest in many different applications. In this Letter, we analyse the effect of the polarization and the incidence angle of the new Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) sensor on coastline detection. Results indicate ...

N. Baghdadi; R. Pedreros; N. Lenotre; T. Dewez; M. Paganini

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General formula for the incidence factor of a solar heliostat receiver system  

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A general formula is derived for the effective incidence factor of an array of heliostat mirrors for solar power collection. The formula can be greatly simplified for arrays of high...

Wei, Ling Y

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the Potential of Using Traffic Simulation Model Results for Evaluating Automatic Incident Detection Algorithms  

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Assessing the Potential of Using Traffic Simulation Model Results for Evaluating Automatic Incident of such a test-bed would be the ability to incorporate synthetic data produced by a simulation model since

Hellinga, Bruce

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MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES  

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APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES #12;A-1 APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES 1.0 INTRODUCTION Differential composition of wind turbines at wind energy used is the number of fatalities per wind turbine per year (Anderson et al. 1999). This metric has

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Investigation of lane occupancy as a freeway control parameter for use during incident conditions  

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parameters were used in the automatic control of' a freeway safety warning device. Two concepts, usir g measured lane occupancy foz the detection of' freeway incidents, were developed, . The f'irst concept was ter. . . cd critical occupancy... freeway safety warning device, using critical occupancy parameters, was developed and simulated in real-time. Evaluation of the simulated operation of the device revealed. that relia'cle detection of shock waves generated by freeway incidents...

Friebele, John Duncan

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incident detection using the Standard Normal Deviate model and travel time information from probe vehicles  

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INCIDENT DETECTION USING THE STANDARD iNORMAL DEVIATE MODEL AND TRAVEL TECHIE INFORMATION FROM PROBE VEHICLES A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER EUGENE MOUNTAIN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTFR OF SCIENCE December 1993 Major Subject: Civil Engineering INCIDENT DETECTION USING THE STANDARD NORMAL DEVIATE MODEL AND TRAVEL TIME INFORMATION FROM PROBE VEHICLES A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER EUGENE MOUNTAIN Submitted...

Mountain, Christopher Eugene

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensitivity of fenestration solar gain to source spectrum and angle of incidence  

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The solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) is the fraction of solar radiant flux incident on a fenestration system entering a building as heat gain. In general it depends on both the angle of incidence and the spectral distribution of the incident solar radiation. In attempts to improve energy performance and user acceptance of high-performance glazing systems, manufacturers are producing glazing systems with increasing spectral selectivity. This poses potential difficulties for calculations of solar heat gain through windows based upon the use of a single solar spectral weighting function. The sensitivity of modern high-performance glazing systems to both the angle of incidence and the shape of the incident solar spectrum is examined using a glazing performance simulation program. It is found that as the spectral selectivity of the glazing system increases, the SHGC can vary as the incident spectral distribution varies. The variations can be as great as 50% when using several different representative direct-beam spectra. These include spectra having low and high air masses and a standard spectrum having an air mass of 1.5. The variations can be even greater if clear blue diffuse skylight is considered. It is recommended that the current broad-band shading coefficient method of calculating solar gain be replaced by one that is spectral based.

McCluney, W.R. [Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa, FL (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Status Update on the NCRP Scientific Committee SC 5-1 Report: Decision Making for Late-Phase Recovery from Nuclear or Radiological Incidents - 13450  

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In August 2008, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its final Protective Action Guide (PAG) for radiological dispersal device (RDD) and improvised nuclear device (IND) incidents. This document specifies protective actions for public health during the early and intermediate phases and cleanup guidance for the late phase of RDD or IND incidents, and it discusses approaches to implementing the necessary actions. However, while the PAG provides specific guidance for the early and intermediate phases, it prescribes no equivalent guidance for the late-phase cleanup actions. Instead, the PAG offers a general description of a complex process using a site-specific optimization approach. This approach does not predetermine cleanup levels but approaches the problem from the factors that would bear on the final agreed-on cleanup levels. Based on this approach, the decision-making process involves multifaceted considerations including public health, the environment, and the economy, as well as socio-political factors. In an effort to fully define the process and approach to be used in optimizing late-phase recovery and site restoration following an RDD or IND incident, DHS has tasked the NCRP with preparing a comprehensive report addressing all aspects of the optimization process. Preparation of the NCRP report is a three-year (2010-2013) project assigned to a scientific committee, the Scientific Committee (SC) 5-1; the report was initially titled, Approach to Optimizing Decision Making for Late- Phase Recovery from Nuclear or Radiological Terrorism Incidents. Members of SC 5-1 represent a broad range of expertise, including homeland security, health physics, risk and decision analysis, economics, environmental remediation and radioactive waste management, and communication. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear accident of 2011, and guided by a recent process led by the White House through a Principal Level Exercise (PLE), the optimization approach has since been expanded to include off-site contamination from major nuclear power plant accidents as well as other nuclear or radiological incidents. The expanded application under the current guidance has thus led to a broadened scope of the report, which is reflected in its new title, Decision Making for Late-Phase Recovery from Nuclear or Radiological Incidents. The NCRP report, which is due for publication in 2013, will substantiate the current DHS guidance by clarifying and elaborating on the processes required for the development and implementation of procedures for optimizing decision making for late-phase recovery, enabling the establishment of cleanup goals on a site-specific basis. The report will contain a series of topics addressing important issues related to the long-term recovery from nuclear or radiological incidents. Special topics relevant to supporting the optimization of the decision-making process will include cost-benefit analysis, radioactive waste management, risk communication, stakeholder interaction, risk assessment, and decontamination approaches and techniques. The committee also evaluated past nuclear and radiological incidents for their relevance to the report, including the emerging issues associated with the Fukushima nuclear accident. Thus, due to the commonality of the late-phase issues (such as the potential widespread contamination following an event), the majority of the information pertaining to the response in the late-phase decision-making period, including site-specific optimization framework and approach, could be used or adapted for use in case of similar situations that are not due to terrorism, such as those that would be caused by major nuclear facility accidents or radiological incidents. To ensure that the report and the NCRP recommendations are current and relevant to the effective implementation of federal guidance, SC 5-1 has actively coordinated with the agencies of interest and other relevant stakeholders throughout the duration of the project. The resulting report will be an important resource to guide those involved

Chen, S.Y. [Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)] [Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Evaluation of Departmental Radiation Oncology Incident Reports: Anticipating a National Reporting System  

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Purpose Systems to ensure patient safety are of critical importance. The electronic incident reporting systems (IRS) of 2 large academic radiation oncology departments were evaluated for events that may be suitable for submission to a national reporting system (NRS). Methods and Materials All events recorded in the combined IRS were evaluated from 2007 through 2010. Incidents were graded for potential severity using the validated French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) 5-point scale. These incidents were categorized into 7 groups: (1) human error, (2) software error, (3) hardware error, (4) error in communication between 2 humans, (5) error at the human-software interface, (6) error at the software-hardware interface, and (7) error at the human-hardware interface. Results Between the 2 systems, 4407 incidents were reported. Of these events, 1507 (34%) were considered to have the potential for clinical consequences. Of these 1507 events, 149 (10%) were rated as having a potential severity of ?2. Of these 149 events, the committee determined that 79 (53%) of these events would be submittable to a NRS of which the majority was related to human error or to the human-software interface. Conclusions A significant number of incidents were identified in this analysis. The majority of events in this study were related to human error and to the human-software interface, further supporting the need for a NRS to facilitate field-wide learning and system improvement.

Stephanie A. Terezakis; Kendra M. Harris; Eric Ford; Jeff Michalski; Theodore DeWeese; Lakshmi Santanam; Sasa Mutic; Hiram Gay

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soft x ray/extreme ultraviolet images of the solar atmosphere with normal incidence multilayer optics  

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The first high resolution Soft X-Ray/Extreme Ultraviolet (XUV) images of the Sun with normal incidence multilayer optics were obtained by the Standford/MSFC Rocket X-Ray Spectroheliograph on 23 Oct. 1987. Numerous images at selected wavelengths from 8 to 256 A were obtained simultaneously by the diverse array of telescopes flown on-board the experiment. These telescopes included single reflection normal incidence multilayer systems (Herschelian), double reflection multilayer systems (Cassegrain), a grazing incidence mirror system (Wolter-Schwarzschild), and hybrid systems using normal incidence multilayer optics in conjunction with the grazing incidence primary (Wolter-Cassegrain). Filters comprised of approximately 1700{Angstrom} thick aluminum supported on a nickel mesh were used to transmit the soft x ray/EUV radiation while preventing the intense visible light emission of the Sun from fogging the sensitive experimental T-grain photographic emulsions. These systems yielded high resolution soft x ray/EUV images of the solar corona and transition region, which reveal magnetically confined loops of hot solar plasma, coronal plumes, polar coronal holes, supergranulation, and features associated with overlying cool prominences. The development, testing, and operation of the experiments, and the results from the flight are described. The development of a second generation experiment, the Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array, which is scheduled to fly in the summer of 1990, and a recently approved Space Station experiment, the Ultra-High Resolution XUV Spectroheliograph, which is scheduled to fly in 1996 are also described.

Lindblom, J.F.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 2004 Ultrasonic Benchmark Problem - SDH Response Under Oblique Incidence: Measurements and Patch Element Model Calculations  

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The 2004 ultrasonic benchmark problem requires models to predict, given a reference pulse waveform, the pulse echo response of cylindrical voids of various radii located in an elastic solid for various incidence angles of a transducer immersed in water. We present the results of calculations based on the patch element model, recently developed at CNDE, to determine the response of an SDH in aluminum for specific oblique incidence angles. Patch element model calculations for a scan across the SDH, involving a range of oblique incidence angles, are also presented. Measured pulse-echo scans involving the SDH response under oblique incidence conditions are reported. In addition, through transmission measurements involving a pinducer as a receiver and an immersion planar probe as a transmitter under oblique incidence conditions are also reported in a defect-free Aluminum block. These pinducer-based measurements on a defect-free block are utilised to characterize the fields at the chosen depth. Comparisons are made between predictions and measurements for the pulse-echo response of a SDH.

Krishnamurthy, C. V.; Shankar, M.; Vardhan, J. Vishnu [Centre for NonDestructive Evaluation, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India 600 036 (India); Balasubramaniam, Krishnan [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India 600 036 (India)

2006-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0878  

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Department's Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program DOE/IG-0878 December 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits & Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 11, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy operates numerous networks and systems to help accomplish its strategic missions in the areas of energy, defense, science and the environment. The systems are frequently subjected to sophisticated cyber attacks that could impact the Department's

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How can a particle absorb more than the light incident on it?  

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A particle can indeed absorb more than the light incident on it. Metallic particles at ultraviolet frequencies are one class of such particles and insulating particles at infrared frequencies are another. In the former strong absorption is associated with excitation of surface plasmons; in the latter it is associated with excitation of surfacephonons. In both instances the target area a particle presents to incident light can be much greater than its geometrical cross?sectional area. This is strikingly evident from the field lines of the Poynting vector in the vicinity of a small sphere illuminated by a plane wave.

Craig F. Bohren

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stroke is the nation's third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Strokes claim some 144,000 lives a year, accounting for one in every 17 deaths. Oregon with its  

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Stroke is the nation's third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Strokes claim-aging population and high incidence of obesity and tobacco use ­ has one of the nation's highest stroke mortality rates. The total 2009 estimated direct and indirect cost of stroke in the nation is a staggering $68

Chapman, Michael S.

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Ultraviolet Radiation and Incidence of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma among Hispanics in the United States  

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...Conn. Med., 60: 579-582, 1996. 2 Cartwright R., McNally R., Staines A. The increasing incidence of non-Hodgkins...Hartge P., Devesa S. S., Grauman D., Fears T. R., Fraumeni J. F., Jr. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and sunlight. J. Natl...

Shasa Hu; Fangchao Ma; Fernando Collado-Mesa; and Robert S. Kirsner

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Shaping of Thin Grazing-Incidence Reflection Grating Substrates via Magnetorheological Finishing  

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for sub-arcsecond reflection optics. Keywords: x-ray optics, Constellation-X, reflection gratings, thin, such as Constellation-X,1 rely on grazing-incidence reflection gratings to provide the necessary high diffraction efficiency and dispersion for soft x-ray photons in the energy range of approximately 0.25 - 2.0 keV (0.6 - 5

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Emergency Action Plan For incidents involving hazardous materials, fires, explosions, or natural gas  

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-492-6025. For Non-Emergency Fire and Natural Gas Questions call the CU Fire Marshall @ 303-492-4042. AdditionalEmergency Action Plan For incidents involving hazardous materials, fires, explosions, or natural gas leaks, the following actions should be taken: 1) Life Safety First 2) Evacuate Immediate Area 3

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

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SPACE WEATHER AND THE INCIDENCE OF REACTIVE "OFF-COST" OPERATIONS IN THE PJM POWER GRID  

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SPACE WEATHER AND THE INCIDENCE OF REACTIVE "OFF-COST" OPERATIONS IN THE PJM POWER GRID 7.6 Kevin F the price of electricity in the PJM power grid. In this paper we examine one of the mechanisms by which space weather impacts the electricity market in the PJM power grid. The starting point of this paper

Schrijver, Karel

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Carotid intima-media thickness is associated with incidence of hospitalized atrial fibrillation  

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AbstractObjective Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is a measure of arterial thickening and a risk predictor for myocardial infarction and stroke. It is unclear whether IMT also predicts atrial fibrillation (AF). We explored the association between IMT and incidence of first AF hospitalization in a population-based cohort. Methods IMT was measured in 4846 subjects from the general population (aged 46–68 years, 60% women) without a history of AF, heart failure or myocardial infarction. The Swedish in-patient register was used for retrieval of AF cases. IMT was studied in relation to incidence of AF. Results During a mean follow-up of 15.3 years, 353 subjects (181 men, 172 women, 4.8 per 1000 person-years) were hospitalized with a diagnosis of AF. After adjustment for cardiovascular risk factors, the hazard ratio (HR) for incidence of AF was 1.61 (95% confidence interval (CI): 1.14–2.27) for 4th vs. 1st quartile of IMT in the common carotid artery. This relationship was also independent of occurrence of carotid plaque. The results were similar for IMT in the bifurcation. Conclusion Carotid IMT was independently associated with incidence of hospitalized AF in this study of middle-aged subjects from the general population. The results suggest that arterial thickening can predict future AF.

Samuel Adamsson Eryd; Gerd Östling; Maria Rosvall; Margaretha Persson; J. Gustav Smith; Olle Melander; Bo Hedblad; Gunnar Engström

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using IEC 61508 to Guide the Investigation of Computer-Related Incidents and Accidents  

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applications. This has had `knock-on' effects in terms of the complexity of any incident investigation by fractional distillation into intermediate products, including light and heavy diesel, naptha, kerosese a fire in part of the crude distillation unit within the plant. This led to a number of knock-on effects

Johnson, Chris

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Incidence of ischemic stroke according to income level among older people: the 3C study  

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1 Incidence of ischemic stroke according to income level among older people: the 3C study Olivier 26 25. Email: olivier.grimaud@ehesp.fr Abstract Background Stroke has been shown to follow a social between socioeconomic status and ischemic stroke risk amongst older people. Setting The Cities of Bordeaux

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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One-dimensional Grazing Incidence Zone Plate For Focusing Soft X-rays  

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We have designed and manufactured a grazing incidence FZP having a non-symmetrical one-dimensional zone structure in order to minimize an outermost zone width. The focal spot size obtained by the FZP is determined by the outermost zone width, and which depends on the manufacturing technique. The projected zone width can be decreased as sine function of the incidence angle. Overall dimension of the zone plate is calculated on the basis that the optical pass difference must be the multiple of a half the wavelength. Two dimensional focusing can be conducted by using a pair of them for vertical and horizontal focusing, correspondingly. Another advantage of the device is that the same focal length can be obtained in case of changing the wavelength. In the case of conventional FZP, experiments using variable wavelength, such as micro-EXAFS, are very difficult because the focal length shifts inversely proportional to the wavelength. The focal length shift can be corrected by changing the incidence angle in the case of the grazing incidence FZP. Electron beam lithography and reactive ion etching technique are used to manufacture FZP. Vanadium is chosen as FZP material since it has high etching rate with CF4 gas.

Koike, Masaki; Ikeura-Sekiguchi, Hiromi; Suzuki, Isao H. [Photonics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Umezono, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, 305-8568 (Japan)

2004-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Disease Incidence Data with Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Dirichlet Process Mixtures  

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Modeling Disease Incidence Data with Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Dirichlet Process Mixtures approaches to analyze such data. We develop a hierarchical specification using spatial random effects modeled. Key words: Areal unit spatial data; Dirichlet process mixture models; Disease mapping; Dy- namic

Wolpert, Robert L

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A two-stage model for incidence and prevalence in point-level spatial count data  

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A two-stage model for incidence and prevalence in point-level spatial count data Virginia Recta about the underlying data generating process. We utilize a two-stage spatial generalized linear mixed and real data from an ecological field survey. 1 Introduction Spatial count data arise frequently

Haran, Murali

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Workplace Violence Prevention Policy Threats at imminent violence, violent incidents, or dangerous or emergency  

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Workplace Violence Prevention Policy Threats at imminent violence, violent incidents, or dangerous and staff, employees, students and visitors. Violent behavior, threats of violence, or physical intimidation of threatening or violent conduct in the workplace, or who observes such behavior or believes a credible threat

Goldberg, Bennett

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Global dynamics of a vector disease model with saturation incidence and time delay  

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......Journal of Applied Mathematics (2011) 76, 919-937 doi:10.1093/imamat/hxr013 Advance Access publication on March 17, 2011 Global dynamics of a vector disease model with saturation incidence and time delay RUI XU Institute of Applied Mathematics......

Rui Xu; Zhien Ma

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alpha-particle breakup at incident energies of 20 and 40 MeV/nucleon  

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The breakup of alpha particles at incident energies of 20 and 40 MeV/nucleon on Al27, Ni58, Zr90, and Bi209 has been studied. It was found that the breakup cross section decreases rapidly with increasing angles and increases with increasing target mass and incident energy. The total breakup yield, summed over all charged fragments, is ?15-35% of the alpha-particle total reaction cross section, and has an approximate A13 dependence. The ratios of breakup yields among different fragments are approximately p:d:t:He3?13:3:1:2, and are roughly independent of the incident energy and the target nucleus. These features suggest that the alpha-particle fragmentation is a peripheral process and is dominated by the properties of the incident projectile. A simple plane-wave alpha-particle breakup model gives a rather good description to the experimental data. In addition to the breakup deuteron peak at half of the beam energy, a second peak at quarter of the beam energy (or the same energy as the breakup proton peak) is observed. This peak might be due to a two-step breakup-pickup process.NUCLEAR REACTIONS Al27, Ni58, Zr90, Bi209(?,xp), (?,xd), (?,xt), (?, xHe3,) E?=80, 160 MeV; ?=6°-30°, measured d2?d?dE, deduced alpha-particle breakup yield, Comparisons with alpha-particle breakup model.

J. R. Wu; C. C. Chang; H. D. Holmgren; R. W. Koontz

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photodynamic Effect of Hematoporphyrin Derivative as a Function of Optical Spectrum and Incident Energy Density  

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...visible light, i.e., low energy photons, the photodynamic effect...quanta rather than on incident energy. The work reported here represents...content and total delivered light energy on cell survival. MATERIALS...cially available 1000 watt Xenon solar simulator (Oriel Corporation...

J. H. Kinsey; D. A. Cortese; H. L. Moses; R. J. Ryan; and E. L. Branum

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospective Study of UV Exposure and Cancer Incidence Among Swedish Women  

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...detailed individual data on solar and artificial UV exposure in...843 subjects with a total energy intake outside the 1st and 99th...cancer incidence for either solar UV exposure (as indicated by...our study as a crude proxy of solar UV exposure. Sunburns are a...

Ling Yang; Marit B. Veierød; Marie Löf; Sven Sandin; Hans-Olov Adami; and Elisabete Weiderpass

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The low energy ion assisted control of interfacial structure: Ion incident energy effects  

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The low energy ion assisted control of interfacial structure: Ion incident energy effects X. W Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia of interlayer mixing are primarily controlled by the adatom energy used in the deposition. Inert gas ion

Wadley, Haydn

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The Smith Normal Form of the Incidence Matrix of Skew Lines in PG(3, q)  

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The Smith Normal Form of the Incidence Matrix of Skew Lines in PG(3, q) Peter Sin, University. In our case D = q4I. #12;Smith normal forms A, L define endomorphisms of the free Z-module on lines. Cokernel of A is called the Smith group and the torsion subgroup of the cokernel of L is known

Sin, Peter

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Resonant normal-incidence separate-absorption-charge-multiplication Ge/Si avalanche  

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-speed InP /InGaAsP /InGaAs avalanche photodiodes grown by chemical beam epitaxy," IEEE J. Quantum ElectronResonant normal-incidence separate-absorption- charge-multiplication Ge/Si avalanche photodiodes the impedance of separate-absorption-charge- multiplication Ge/Si avalanche photodiodes (APD) is characterized

Bowers, John

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incident_investigation_form.docx Revision Date: 2/5/2013 Page 1 of 2  

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layout is hazardous Unsafe lighting Unsafe ventilation Lack of personal protective equipment (PPE of Report: Reported by: Supervisor EH&S Team Other__________ DESCRIBE THE INCIDENT Exact Location) Inadequate guard Unguarded hazard Safety device is defective Tool or equipment defective Workstation

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GUIDANCE NOTES FOR COMPLETION The following incidents and occurrences must be reported to Safety and Environmental Protection  

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manager and the local Safety Coordinator must be made aware of the incident so that further investigation and/or remedial action can be taken. #12;

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Is Cadmium a Cause of Human Pancreatic Cancer?  

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...g., in nickel-cadmium batteries and electroplating, as a component...cadmium are the burning of fossil fuels and waste materials and the...proteinurea. The health of battery workers exposed to cadmium...cancer incidence in Swedish battery workers exposed to cadmium...

Gary G. Schwartz and Isildinha M. Reis

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of NASA's Computer Security Incident Detection and Handling Capability (IG-12-017, August 7, 2012)  

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Review of NASA's Computer Security Incident Detection and Handling Capability (IG-12-017, August 7, 2012) The NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit to evaluate the effectiveness with which NASA's Security Operations Center (SOC) manages the Agency's computer security incident detection

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Changes in Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Incidence between 1977–1978 and 1998–1999 in Northcentral New Mexico  

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...follow-up survey of NMSC in New Mexico and report here incidence rate...three-county area in northcentral New Mexico for two 12-month time periods...the highest levels of ambient solar UV radiation. Subsequent surveys...the resident population of New Mexico. Incidence rates in New Mexico...

William F. Athas; William C. Hunt; and Charles R. Key

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pump pulse-width dependence of grazing-incidence pumped transient collisional soft-x-ray lasers M. Berrill,1  

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Pump pulse-width dependence of grazing-incidence pumped transient collisional soft-x-ray lasers M 2007 The output energy dependence of high repetition rate grazing incidence pumped Ni-like Mo, Ni-like Ag, and Ne-like Ti transient collisional soft x-ray lasers on the duration of the pump pulse

Rocca, Jorge J.

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Know Stroke Stroke is the third leading cause of  

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#12;Know Stroke Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults. About 600,000 new strokes are reported in the U.S. each year. The good news is that treatments are available that can greatly reduce the damage caused by a stroke

Bandettini, Peter A.

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Unified Resolve 2014: A Proof of Concept for Radiological Support to Incident Commanders  

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Unified Resolve 2014: A Proof of Concept for Radiological Support to Incident Commanders Daniel Blumenthal*, U.S. Department of Energy ; John Crapo, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; Gerard Vavrina, U.S. Department of Energy; Katharine McLellan McLellan, U.S. Department of Energy; Michael J. Gresalfi, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Abstract: In response to a radiological or nuclear (R/N) emergency, Incident Command and the associated response community will require requisite technical expertise, and the application of appropriate decision-support tools, and derivative products in order to effectively manage response operations. Unlike the spectrum of natural disasters which occur with some frequency, and which our nation’s first responder community has great familiarity with, an emergency that includes an R/N element, whether initiated by an accidental or manmade event, is at best an infrequent occurrence and generally not an operational emergency response experience most of our nation’s regional, state and local first responder communities have participated in. The Unified Resolve 2014 annual exercise, conducted by the National Capital Region's Incident Management Team (NCR IMT) during March, 2014, provided the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Emergency Response with an ideal opportunity to pilot and asses a proposed R/N operational support position, designed to provide state and local incident command with technical subject matter expertise within both the planning and operational elements of both area and unified command. This proposed cadre of R/N technical specialists, volunteers willing to support their home region’s state and local incident commands when facing an R/N emergency, are presently referred to as “Radiological Operations Support Specialists (ROSS). The role of the ROSS cadre is envisioned to be an on-scene R/N subject matter expert to Incident Command, to provide both adaptive planning support and operational advice, with respect to a wide range of R/N modeling, measurement, and analysis capabilities, decision-tools and products available from across the Federal community, to include both DOE, EPA and others. The ROSS cadre would include personnel who are already radiation professionals, to include health physicists and others. They would receive additional training in the specifics of radiological emergency response. The skills include knowing what Federal assets are available to help local responders, how do the data and modeling products provided by these Federal assets support local decision making, and how do the radiological issues impact or complicate local decision making. The exercise helped to define the role of this specialist, additional training required, and the types of data products needed by incident management personnel. The goal is to develop a nationwide cadre of local experts who can immediately support the local response to a radiological incident before any Federal expertise has time to arrive.

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Upgrade on risk analysis following the 080919 incident in the LHC sector 3-4  

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On 19th September 2008, during powering tests of the main dipole circuit in sector 3-4 of the LHC, an electrical fault occurred producing an electrical arc and resulting in mechanical and electrical damage, release of about 6 tons of helium from the magnet cold mass to the insulation vacuum enclosure and consequently to the tunnel, via the spring-loaded relief discs on the vacuum enclosure. The helium discharge from the cold mass to the vacuum enclosure exceeded by an order of magnitude, the maximum credible incident (MCI) flow described in the preliminary risk analysis performed in 1998. Based on the experience gained from the 19th September 2008 incident, a new MCI has been formulated and the cryogenic risk analysis has been revised and updated. The recommendations concerning the safety relief system protecting the vacuum vessels and the mechanical properties of the doors installed in the tunnel have been formulated.

Chorowski, M; Modlinski, Z; Polinski, J; Tavian, L; Wach, J; CERN. Geneva. ATS Department

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Catastrophic Incident Recovery: Long-Term Recovery from an Anthrax Event Symposium  

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On March 19, 2008, policy makers, emergency managers, and medical and Public Health officials convened in Seattle, Washington, for a workshop on Catastrophic Incident Recovery: Long-Term Recovery from an Anthrax Event. The day-long symposium was aimed at generating a dialogue about restoration and recovery through a discussion of the associated challenges that impact entire communities, including people, infrastructure, and critical systems.

Lesperance, Ann M.

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate and Landscape Factors Associated with Buruli Ulcer Incidence in Victoria, Australia  

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, 3Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, 4Center for Statistical Training and Consulting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America, 5... transmission investigations. Citation: van Ravensway J, Benbow ME, Tsonis AA, Pierce SJ, Campbell LP, et al. (2012) Climate and Landscape Factors Associated with Buruli Ulcer Incidence in Victoria, Australia. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51074. doi:10.1371/journal...

van Ravensway, Jenni; Benbow, Mark Eric; Tsonis, Anastasios A.; Pierce, Steven J.; Campbell, Lindsay P.; Fyfe, Janet A. M.; Hayman, John A.; Johnson, Paul D. R.; Wallace, John R.; Qi, Jiaguo

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Apr 28 -May 4, 2014  

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member who was previously trespassed from campus several years prior. No further action was required. 5/2 transported the individual to hospital for further medical care. 5/2/2014 10:10 AM Emergency Medical 2014 in a washroom. 5/2/2014 03:18 PM Theft, Under Printed: 5/5/2014 4:13:20 PM 1Weekly Security Incident Log Period

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General formula for the incidence factor of a solar heliostat receiver system  

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A general formula is derived for the effective incidence factor of an array of heliostat mirrors for solar power collection. The formula can be greatly simplified for arrays of high symmetry and offers quick computation of the performance of the array. It shows clearly how the mirror distribution and locations affect the overall performance and thus provide a useful guidance for the design of a solar heliostat receiver system.

Wei, L.Y.

1980-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the HSEES Chemical Incident Database Using Data and Text Mining Methodologies  

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was established to meet the federal hazardous material transportation regulation. All modes of transportation except for pipeline and bulk marine transportation are covered by the HMIRS database. The process industry should take advantage of these chemical... al., 1999). HSEES HMIRSOSHA RMP Fixed facility Transportation Railroad, Highway, Pipeline, Waterways Residence areas Agricultural areas Public areas Industry 4 Based on the availability of chemical incident database and their evident...

Mahdiyati, -

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in  

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Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water More Documents & Publications Application of Environmental Isotopes to the Evaluation of the Origin of Contamination in a Desert Arroyo: Many Devils Wash, Shiprock, New Mexico Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Water Chemistry in Evaluating the Origin of Contamination in Many Devils Wash, Shiprock, New Mexico Natural Contamination from the Mancos Shale

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Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in  

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Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water Characterization and Isolation of Constituents Causing Red Coloration in Desert Arroyo Seepage Water More Documents & Publications Natural Contamination from the Mancos Shale Application of Environmental Isotopes to the Evaluation of the Origin of Contamination in a Desert Arroyo: Many Devils Wash, Shiprock, New Mexico Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Water Chemistry in Evaluating the Origin of Contamination in Many Devils Wash, Shiprock, New Mexico

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Tests of a grazing-incidence ring resonator free-electron laser  

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This paper reports on the Boeing free-electron laser (FEL) optical cavity that has been changed from a simple concentric cavity using two spherical mirrors to a larger grazing-incidence ring resonator. The new resonator consists of two mirror telescopes located at each end of the wiggler with a round-trip path length of approximately 133 m. Each telescope is a grazing-incidence hyperboloid followed by a normal-incidence paraboloid. Initial tests showed that poorly positioned ring focus and unreliable pointing alignment resulted in reduced and structured FEL output. (First lasing operation occurred on March 23 and 24, 1990.) Later efforts concentrated on improving the resonator alignment techniques and lowering the single-pass losses. FEL performance and reliability have significantly improved due to better ring alignment. The alignment procedure and recent lasing results are described. The effect the electron beam has on lasing is also discussed. Measurements are presented showing how FEL temporal output and wavelength are sensitive to electron beam energy variations.

Dowell, D.H.; Laucks, M.L.; Lowrey, A.R.; Adamski, J.L.; Pistoresi, D.J.; Shoffstall, D.R. (Boeing Aerospace and Electronics, Seattle, WA (US)); Bentz, M.P.; Burns, R.H.; Guha, J.; Sun, K.; Tomita, W. (Rockwell International Corp., Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.); Lumpkin, A.H.; Bender, S.; Byrd, D.; Tokar, R.L. (Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States))

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear incident monitor criticality alarm instrument for the Savannah River Site: Technical manual  

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The Savannah River Site is a Department of Energy facility. The facility stores, processes, and works with fissionable material at a number of locations. Technical standards and US Department of Energy orders, require these locations to be monitored by criticality alarm systems under certain circumstances. The Savannah River Site calls such instruments Nuclear Incident Monitors or NIMs. The Sole purpose of the Nuclear Incident Monitor is to provide an immediate evacuation signal in the case of an accidental criticality in order to minimize personnel exposure to radiation. The new unit is the third generation Nuclear Incident Monitor at the Savannah River Site. The second generation unit was developed in 1979. It was designed to eliminate vacuum-tube circuits, and was the first solid state NIM at SRS. The major design objectives of the second generation NIM were to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs. Ten prototype units have been built and tested. This report describes the design of the new NIM and the testing that took place to verify its acceptability.

Jenkins, J.B.

1996-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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To shape a cell: an inquiry into the causes of morphogenesis of microorganisms.  

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...experiments, the rate of polymer synthesis...behind the tip, pass through Golgi equivalents...of the hope that physics and chemistry could...about still largely passes understand- ing...with the laws of physics and chemistry. However...diffuse at different rates. Contrary to intuition...

F M Harold

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Did last-minute change cause loss of $l-billion Mars probe?  

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... , Mars Observer project manager. It was NASA's concern about shock-waves from these pyrotechnic valves - equivalent to "tapping the probe with a ham-mer", according to ... fuel just before the final boost into the Mars orbit, by releas-ing the four pyrotechnic valves (two on each helium pipe). The team took this action because they ...

Colin Macilwain

1993-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Second harmonic generation by propagation of a p-polarized obliquely incident laser beam in underdense plasma  

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An analytical study of second harmonic generation due to interaction an intense, p-polarized laser beam propagating obliquely in homogeneous underdense plasma, in the mildly relativistic regime, has been presented. The efficiency of the second harmonic radiation as well as its detuning length has been obtained and their variation with the angle of incidence is analyzed. It is shown that, for a given plasma electron density, the second harmonic efficiency increases with the angle of incidence while the detuning length decreases. The second harmonic amplitude vanishes at normal incidence of the laser beam.

Jha, Pallavi; Agrawal, Ekta [Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Lucknow-226007 (India)

2014-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Trending and root cause analysis of TWRS radiological problem reports  

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This document provides a uniform method for trending and performing root cause analysis for radiological problem reports at Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS).

Brown, R.L.

1997-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Root Cause Analysis (RCA) & Corrective Action Plan (CAP) | Department...  

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As part of our effort to build a strong project and contract management foundation, a root cause analysis (RCA) was developed through extensive collaboration between...

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Hydrogen Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation  

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Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation P. Sofronis, I. M. Robertson, D. D. Johnson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Hydrogen Pipeline Working Group...

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Age–period–cohort effects in the incidence of hip fractures: political and economic events are coincident with changes in risk  

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An age–period cohort model was fitted to analyse time effects on hip fracture incidence rates by sex (Portugal, 2000–2008). Rates increased exponentially with age (age effect). Incidence rates decreased after 200...

S. Maria Alves; D. Castiglione; C. Maria Oliveira…

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bremsstrahlung linear polarization at incident electron energies of 0.5-1.5 MeV  

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At incident electron energies of 0.5-1.5 MeV, bremsstrahlung linear polarization was measured for thin targets of beryllium, aluminum, silver, and gold at emission angles of 10°-122° as a function of photon energy. Data were corrected for electron scattering in the target and for multiple scattering of photons in the Compton polarimeter used. For low-atomic-number targets the experimental results are perfectly in agreement with Born-approximation theory and with computations using Sommerfeld-Maue eigen-functions, whereas the high-atomic-number results are described satisfactorily only by partial-wave calculations.

W. Lichtenberg; A. Przybylski; M. Scheer

1975-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ASHMET: a computer code for estimating insolation incident on tilted surfaces  

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A computer code, ASHMET, has been developed by MSFC to estimate the amount of solar insolation incident on the surfaces of solar collectors. Both tracking and fixed-position collectors have been included. Climatological data for 248 US locations are built into the code. This report describes the methodology of the code, and its input and output. The basic methodology used by ASHMET is the ASHRAE clear-day insolation relationships modified by a clearness index derived from SOLMET-measured solar radiation data to a horizontal surface.

Elkin, R.F.; Toelle, R.G.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risk analysis update of the LHC cryogenic system following the 19th September 2008 incident  

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On 19th September 2008, during powering tests of the main dipole circuit of the Large Hadron Collider, an electrical fault occurred producing an electrical arc and resulting in mechanical and electrical damage, release of helium from the magnet cold mass to the insulation vacuum enclosure and consequently to the tunnel, via the spring-loaded relief discs on the vacuum enclosure. The pressurization of the vacuum space exceeded significantly the allowed design value. Mathematical modeling based on a thermodynamic approach has enabled the revision of the helium discharge system protecting the vacuum enclosure against the over-pressurization in case of a redefined maximum credible incident (MCI) occurrence.

Chorowski, M; Modlinski, Z; Polinski, J; Tavian, L; Wach, J

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HipGISAXS: a high-performance computing code for simulating grazing-incidence X-ray scattering data  

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A new massively parallel code for simulation of a grazing-incidence X-ray scattering experiment has been developed. The sample modeling flexibility enables users to simulate scattering patterns for a wide variety of nanostructures and morphologies.

Chourou, S.T.

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A video camera system for coaxial observation of a sample with an incident soft X-ray beam  

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A video camera system for observing a sample from the direction of an incident soft X-ray beam has been developed for efficient positioning of samples in the beam position.

Muro, T.

2009-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Compact scanning soft-x-ray microscope using a laser-produced plasma source and normal-incidence multilayer mirrors  

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We have constructed a scanning soft-x-ray microscope that uses a laser-produced plasma as the soft-x-ray source and normal-incidence multilayer-coated mirrors in a Schwarzschild...

Trail, J A; Byer, R L

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fabrication and characterization of fibers with built-in liquid crystal channels and electrodes for transverse incident-light modulation  

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We report on an all-in-fiber liquid crystal (LC) structure designed for the modulation of light incident transverse to the fiber axis. A hollow cavity flanked by viscous conductors is introduced into a polymer matrix, and ...

Wei, Lei

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Incidence, Causative Mechanisms, and Anatomic Localization of Stroke in Pituitary Adenoma Patients Treated With Postoperative Radiation Therapy Versus Surgery Alone  

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Purpose: To assess and compare the incidence of stroke and stroke subtype in pituitary adenoma patients treated with postoperative radiation therapy (RT) and surgery alone. Methods and Materials: A cohort of 462 pituitary adenoma patients treated between 1959 and 2008 at the University Medical Center Groningen in The Netherlands was studied. Radiation therapy was administered in 236 patients. The TOAST (Trial of ORG 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment) and the Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project classification methods were used to determine causative mechanism and anatomic localization of stroke. Stroke incidences in patients treated with RT were compared with that observed after surgery alone. Risk factors for stroke incidence were studied by log–rank test, without and with stratification for other significant risk factors. In addition, the stroke incidence was compared with the incidence rate in the general Dutch population. Results: Thirteen RT patients were diagnosed with stroke, compared with 12 surgery-alone patients. The relative risk (RR) for stroke in patients treated with postoperative RT was not significantly different compared with surgery-alone patients (univariate RR 0.62, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.28-1.35, P=.23). Stroke risk factors were coronary or peripheral artery disease (univariate and multivariate RR 10.4, 95% CI 4.7-22.8, P<.001) and hypertension (univariate RR 3.9, 95% CI 1.6-9.8, P=.002). There was no difference in TOAST and Oxfordshire classification of stroke. In this pituitary adenoma cohort 25 strokes were observed, compared with 16.91 expected (standard incidence ratio 1.48, 95% CI 1.00-1.96, P=.049). Conclusions: In pituitary adenoma patients, an increased incidence of stroke was observed compared with the general population. However, postoperative RT was not associated with an increased incidence of stroke or differences in causative mechanism or anatomic localization of stroke compared with surgery alone. The primary stroke risk factor was pre-existent coronary or peripheral artery disease.

Sattler, Margriet G.A., E-mail: g.a.sattler@umcg.nl [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (Canada); Vroomen, Patrick C. [Department of Neurology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Sluiter, Wim J. [Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Schers, Henk J. [Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (Netherlands); Berg, Gerrit van den [Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Langendijk, Johannes A. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Wolffenbuttel, Bruce H.R. [Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Bergh, Alphons C.M. van den [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands); Beek, André P. van [Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands)

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MO?D?105?07: Results of Applying FMEA and Fault Tree Analysis to the Online Incident Reporting Database  

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Purpose: As part of the continuous quality of care improvement an internal online database for processing reported incidents was established. In 3 years 710 incidents were reported by 5 clinics. We have ranked the fault trees of the reported incidents using the AAPM report TG?100 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) tools Methods: Risk Probability Number (RPN) generated as a Result of applying FMEA is based on the severity probability of occurrence and probability of going undetected. The reports were sorted in two categories. Potentially affecting dose delivery e.g. incorrect setup instructions; and deviations from an established workflow defined by policies and procedures (P&P) e.g. incorrect naming of the fields. In addition to FMEA the impact of new as well as periodic reviews of P&P by staff members is assessed Results: Of 710 reports 676 were analyzed 374 were variation in the workflow not directly affecting quality of care 302 were potentially affecting dose delivery. 19 of 302 had dosimetric impact; however due to low occurrence only 4 instances related to bolus placement reached the RPN above 200. Review of current P&P reduced the RPN from 270 to 9. Periodic review introduction of the new or revising the existing P&P had a dual effect: drop in dose?affecting incidents and increased reporting of process deviations Conclusion: Analysis of reported incidents and review by the departmental QA committee is an essential part of any QA program. By defining the fault trees and applying FMEA to the reported incidents we were able to reduce the RPN from an average of 150 for dose related incidents to 9 and for process variations from 295 to 28 on average. Event?triggered revising of P&Ps and periodic review with staff of the existing P&P is an effective tool in incident reduction

I Chetty

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding the Causes of Spatial Variation in Pesticide Sorption and  

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1 Understanding the Causes of Spatial Variation in Pesticide Sorption and Degradation: Abdul Ghafoor) #12;Understanding the causes of spatial variation in pesticide degradation and sorption and sorption of pesticides in soils are both spatially variable and also among the most sensitive factors

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Warming caused by cumulative carbon emissions towards the trillionth tonne  

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LETTERS Warming caused by cumulative carbon emissions towards the trillionth tonne Myles R. Allen1 emission pathways. We find that the peak warming caused by a given cumulative carbon dioxide emission of emissions or peak emission rate). Hence policy targets based on limiting cumulative emissions of carbon

Fischlin, Andreas

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K{alpha} satellite transitions in elements with 12{<=}Z{<=}30 produced by electron incidence  

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The emission of x-ray satellite lines in the K{alpha} region of Mg, Si, Sc, Ti, Cr, Fe, Ni, and Zn induced by electron incidence was studied by means of wavelength dispersive spectroscopy. The satellite lines studied were K{alpha}{sup '}, K{alpha}{sub 3}, K{alpha}{sub 4}, K{alpha}{sub 5}, K{alpha}{sub 6}, and two transitions denoted here as K{alpha}{sub 22} and K{alpha}{sub 12}. Energy shifts with respect to the main K{alpha}{sub 1} diagram line and transition probabilities relative to the whole K{alpha} group were determined for a number of lines through a careful spectral processing. The dependence of these parameters, as well as of the K{beta}:K{alpha} intensity ratio, on the atomic number was compared with previous experimental and theoretical determinations when available. A discussion about the different mechanisms responsible for vacancy creation involved in the production of double-ionization satellites was performed in the light of the results obtained. Finally, the behavior of the satellite intensities as a function of the incidence energy was discussed for silicon.

Limandri, Silvina P.; Carreras, Alejo C.; Trincavelli, Jorge C. [Instituto de Fisica Enrique Gaviola, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (Argentina); Facultad de Matematica, Astronomia y Fisica, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba (Argentina); Bonetto, Rita D. [Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Ciencias Aplicadas Dr. Jorge Ronco (CINDECA), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (Argentina); Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata (Argentina)

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Estimation of /sup 244/Cm intake by bioassay measurements following a contamination incident  

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An employee was contaminated with radioactive material consisting primarily of /sup 244/Cm and /sup 246/Cm as a consequence of handling a curium nitrate solution at a reprocessing facility. In vivo gamma analysis and in vitro (urine and fecal) analysis were initiated soon after the incident. Further in vivo measurements were performed regularly through hour 528, and in vitro bioassay measurements were obtained through day 74. A sample of the curium solution from the workplace was obtained to confirm that the nitrate was the chemical form and to identify the curium isotopes present. The mass ratio of /sup 244/Cm:/sup 246/Cm was determined to be 91:7. Diethylenetriaminepentaacetate (DTPA) was administered on hours 33 and 71. Observed excretion rates were consistent with available information for curium in the literature. In this paper, the results of the in vivo and in vitro measurements are presented and intake estimates for the incident are developed using various excretion rate functions. 11 refs., 3 figs., 2 tabs.

Thein, M.; Bogard, J.S.; Eckerman, K.F.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perturbative theory of grazing-incidence diffuse nuclear resonant scattering of synchrotron radiation  

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Theoretical description of off-specular grazing-incidence nuclear resonant scattering of synchrotron radiation (synchrotron Moessbauer reflectometry, SMR) is presented. The recently developed SMR, similar to polarized neutron reflectometry (PNR), is an analytical tool for the determination of isotopic and magnetic structure of thin films and multilayers. It combines the sensitivity of Moessbauer spectroscopy to hyperfine interactions and the depth selectivity of x-ray reflectometry. Specular reflection provides information on the depth profile, while off-specular scattering on the lateral structure of scattering layers. Off-specular SMR and PNR intensity formulas of a rather general multilayer with different domains, based on a distorted incident-wave approximation (DIWA), are presented. The distorted-wave Born approximation results are given in an appendix. Physical and numerical implications, of using DIWA are explained. The temporal character of SMR imposes specific differences between SMR and PNR. In order to reveal the limits of DIWA and to compare the two analytical methods, two-dimensional diffuse SMR and PNR maps of an antiferromagnetic multilayer are calculated and critically compared. Experimental ''{omega}-2{theta}'' SMR map of a periodic [Fe/Cr]{sub 20} multilayer is presented and compared with simulations by the present theory.

Deak, L.; Bottyan, L.; Nagy, D. L. [KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, P.O. Box 49, H-1525 Budapest (Hungary); Spiering, H. [Institut fuer Anorganische und Analytische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz, Staudinger Weg 9, D-55099 Mainz (Germany); Khaidukov, Yu. N. [Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 141980 Dubna, Moscow Region (Russian Federation); Yoda, Y. [SPring-8 JASRI, 1-1-1 Kouto, Mikazuki-cho, Sayo-gun, Hyogo 679-5198 (Japan)

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A study of incidents involving programmable electronic safety-related systems  

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......requirements specification: caused by...sufficient thermal insulation. 3 Example...turning off the power to the machine...requirements specification) a single...controlled plant. However...in nuclear power plants, Nuclear......

C Chambers; P.R Croll; M Bowell

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Low-energy fusion caused by an interference  

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Fusion of two deuterons of room temperature energy is studied. The nuclei are in vacuum with no connection to any external source (electric or magnetic field, illumination, surrounding matter, traps, etc.) which may accelerate them. The energy of the two nuclei is conserved and remains small during the motion through the Coulomb barrier. The penetration through this barrier, which is the main obstacle for low-energy fusion, strongly depends on a form of the incident flux on the Coulomb center at large distances from it. In contrast to the usual scattering, the incident wave is not a single plane wave but the certain superposition of plane waves of the same energy and various directions, for example, a convergent conical wave. As a result of interference, the wave function close to the Coulomb center is determined by a cusp caustic which is probed by de Broglie waves. The particle flux gets away from the cusp and moves to the Coulomb center providing a not small probability of fusion (cusp driven tunneling). Getting away from a caustic cusp also occurs in optics and acoustics.

B. Ivlev

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Counting small RNA in disease-causing organisms  

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Counting small RNA in disease-causing organisms Counting small RNA in disease-causing organisms Counting small RNA in disease-causing organisms Los Alamos researchers demonstrated improved technical methods capable of directly counting small RNA molecules in pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria. June 17, 2013 Artist's concept of the fluorescence labeling and detection of small RNA in pathogenic bacteria. Artist's concept of the fluorescence labeling and detection of small RNA in pathogenic bacteria. The new technique reduced the number of false positives, which improved the accuracy of the count statistics, and it significantly reduced the image processing time. Small molecules of RNA (tens to hundreds of nucleotides in length) play a key regulatory role in bacteria. Due to their small size, directly

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Studies on a Virus Causing Foliar Necrosis of the Potato  

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1 December 1934 research-article Studies on a Virus Causing Foliar Necrosis of the Potato F. C. Bawden The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend access to Proceedings of the Royal...

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Scientists Assess Damage Caused by Earthquake near Amchitka  

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Contractor scientists for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (LM) traveled to the Amchitka, Alaska, Site in late August to assess the damage caused by a recent earthquake....

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Common cause analysis : a review and extension of existing methods  

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The quantitative common cause analysis code, MOBB, is extended to include uncertainties arising from modelling uncertainties and data uncertainties. Two methods, Monte Carlo simulation and the Method-of-Moments are used ...

Heising, Carolyn D.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fractures of the Sacrum After Chemoradiation for Rectal Carcinoma: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Radiographic Evaluation  

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Purpose: Sacral insufficiency fractures after adjuvant radiation for rectal carcinoma can present similarly to recurrent disease. As a complication associated with pelvic radiation, it is important to be aware of the incidence and risk factors associated with sacral fractures in the clinical assessment of these patients. Methods and Materials: Between 1998 and 2007, a total of 582 patients with locally advanced rectal carcinoma received adjuvant chemoradiation and surgical excision. Of these, 492 patients had imaging studies available for review. Hospital records and imaging studies from all 492 patients were retrospectively evaluated to identify risk factors associated with developing a sacral insufficiency fracture. Results: With a median follow-up time of 3.5 years, the incidence of sacral fractures was 7.1% (35/492). The 4-year sacral fracture free rate was 0.91. Univariate analysis showed that increasing age ({>=}60 vs. <60 years), female sex, and history of osteoporosis were significantly associated with shorter time to sacral fracture (P=.01, P=.004, P=.001, respectively). There was no significant difference in the time to sacral fracture for patients based on stage, radiotherapy dose, or chemotherapy regimen. Multivariate analysis showed increasing age ({>=}60 vs. <60 years, hazard ratio [HR] = 2.50, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.22-5.13, P=.01), female sex (HR = 2.64, CI = 1.29-5.38, P=.008), and history of osteoporosis (HR = 3.23, CI = 1.23-8.50, P=.02) were independent risk factors associated with sacral fracture. Conclusions: Sacral insufficiency fractures after pelvic radiation for rectal carcinoma occur more commonly than previously described. Independent risk factors associated with fracture were osteoporosis, female sex, and age greater than 60 years.

Kim, Han Jo [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (United States)] [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (United States); Boland, Patrick J. [Department of Surgery, Orthopaedic Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States)] [Department of Surgery, Orthopaedic Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States); Meredith, Dennis S. [Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, New York (United States)] [Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, New York (United States); Lis, Eric [Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States)] [Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States); Zhang Zhigang; Shi Weiji [Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States)] [Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States); Yamada, Yoshiya J. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States); Goodman, Karyn A., E-mail: goodmank@mskcc.org [Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York (United States)

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Grazing-incidence antireflection films. IV. Application to Mössbauer filtering of synchrotron radiation  

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In principle, a very bright, monochromatic 1-A? signal with ? ???10-8–10-6 eV can be filtered from white synchrotron radiation by multiple reflection at grazing incidence from mirrors coated with grazing-incidence antireflection (GIAR) films in which either the films or substrate contain resonant Mössbauer nuclei. Typically, nonresonant reflectivities can be suppressed to 10-4–10-3 while maintaining resonant reflectivities of ?70%, with half-widths strongly broadened by ‘‘enhancement’’ to ?eff?20?. Effective filtering should be possible with two to four reflections, or alternatively, with one to two reflections plus time resolution.By using different combinations of films and substrates, the response can be tailored to give narrow resonance widths ???? and corresponding delayed scattering times to optimize time filtering, or at the other extreme, to produce broad-width filters with ? ???100? which would be ideal for a high-resolution x-ray source. In the time response there will be ‘‘quantum beats’’ at frequencies ?B due to the interference between the radiation emitted by different hyperfine oscillators, so the beat pattern is determined by the hyperfine splitting. Also, there are two interesting dynamical effects—first, due to the ‘‘enchancement effect’’ the coherent decay is speeded up relative to the natural lifetime for incoherent decay and internal conversion absorption; and secondly, there will be ‘‘dynamical beats’’ at frequencies ?B (superimposed on the quantum-beat spectrum) which is essentially an interference between the natural ‘‘ringing’’ of an oscillator at its resonsance frequency ?0 and the collective response which rings with a median frequency ?0+?B.Finally, there is also a multiple-reflection delay to the response, which should be a useful aid for time filtering. This paper develops the general theory for resonant filtering of synchrotron radiation using GIAR films, examining in particular the resulting frequency spectrum, the integrated response, and the time response for resonant Fe57 mirrors coated with ?/4 GIAR films.

J. P. Hannon; G. T. Trammell; M. Mueller; E. Gerdau; R. Rüffer; H. Winkler

1985-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Radioactive material (RAM) transportation accident and incident experience in the U.S.A. (1971--1997)  

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The Radioactive Materials Incident Report (RMIR) database was developed in 1981 at the Transportation Technology Center of Sandia National Laboratories to support its research and development activities for the US Department of Energy (DOE). This database contains information about radioactive materials transportation incidents that have occurred in the US since 1971. These data were drawn from the US Department of Transportation`s (DOT) Hazardous Materials Incident Report system, from Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) files, and from various agencies including state radiological control offices. Support for the RMIR data base is funded by the National Transportation Program (EM-70) of the US Department of Energy. Transportation events in RMIR are classified in one of the following ways: as a transportation accident, as a handling accident, or as a reported incident. This presentation will provide definitions for these classifications and give examples of each. The primary objective of this presentation is to provide information on nuclear materials transportation accident incident events in the US for the period 1971--1997. Among the areas to be examined are: transportation accidents by mode, package response during accidents and an examination of accidents where release of contents has occurred.

McClure, J.D.; Yoshimura, H.R.; Fagan, H.F. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Transportation Systems Analysis Dept.; Thomas, T. [Dept. of Energy National Transportation Program (United States)

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Feb 17 -Feb 23, 2014  

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Harassment 2014-000387 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWER Injury Security and EMS responded to a report reported the theft of a leather jacket that was left unattended in Central Square 2/17/2014 05:48 PM Theft alarm. The cause of the alarm was not determined. 2/18/2014 01:13 AM Fire Alarm 2014-000381 PARKING

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Mar 10 -Mar 16, 2014  

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gas in the Cafeteria. Enbridge Gas attended and determined the cause to be a pilot light malfunction. The area was ventilated and returned to normal operation. 3/10/2014 06:19 AM Hazardous Substance 2014 locations. The male also attempted to strike up a conversation with the complainant while waiting for a bus

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COLLOQUIUM: Volcanism, Impacts and Mass Extinctions: Causes and Effects |  

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February 13, 2013, 4:15pm to 5:30pm February 13, 2013, 4:15pm to 5:30pm Colloquia MBG Auditorium COLLOQUIUM: Volcanism, Impacts and Mass Extinctions: Causes and Effects Professor Gerta Keller Princeton University Presentation: WC13FEB2014_GKeller.pptx The nature and causes of mass extinctions in the geological past have remained topics of intense scientific debate for the past three decades. Central to this debate is the question of whether one, or several large bolide impacts, the eruption of large igneous provinces (LIP) or a combination of the two were the primary mechanisms driving the environmental changes that are universally regarded as the proximate causes for four of the five major Phanerozoic extinction events. Recent years have seen a revolution in our understanding of interplanetary

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Coating disbondment leads causes of external pipeline corrosion  

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Internal corrosion has proved the most persistent corrosion problem on the approximately 670 miles of pipelines operated since 1959 by Elf Gabon. Causes include the presence of CO{sub 2} in polyphasic lines, residual oxygen and sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) in water-injection lines, and bacterial corrosion in crude-oil lines. External corrosion has been less troublesome, caused either by atmospheric marine exposure with frequent wetting or by disbonded coatings on buried lines. These were the major conclusions of a review conducted by the company and presented here in two parts. This article focuses on external corrosion.

Roche, M. (Societe Nationale Elf-Aquitaine (France))

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INCIDENCE OF Mg II ABSORPTION SYSTEMS TOWARD FLAT-SPECTRUM RADIO QUASARS  

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The conventional wisdom that the rate of incidence of Mg II absorption systems, dN/dz (excluding 'associated systems' having a velocity {beta}c relative to the active galactic nucleus (AGN) of less than {approx}5000 km s{sup -1}), is totally independent of the background AGNs has been challenged by a recent finding that dN/dz for strong Mg II absorption systems toward distant blazars is 2.2 {+-} {sup 0.8}{sub 0.6} times the value known for normal optically selected quasars (QSOs). This has led to the suggestion that a significant fraction of even the absorption systems with {beta} as high as {approx}0.1 may have been ejected by the relativistic jets in the blazars, which are expected to be pointed close to our direction. Here, we investigate this scenario using a large sample of 115 flat-spectrum radio-loud quasars (FSRQs) that also possess powerful jets, but are only weakly polarized. We show, for the first time, that dN/dz toward FSRQs is, on the whole, quite similar to that known for QSOs and that the comparative excess of strong Mg II absorption systems seen toward blazars is mainly confined to {beta} < 0.15. The excess relative to FSRQs probably results from a likely closer alignment of blazar jets with our direction; hence, any gas clouds accelerated by them are more likely to be on the line of sight to the active quasar nucleus.

Chand, Hum [Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Manora Peak, Nainital 263 129 (India); Gopal-Krishna, E-mail: hum@aries.res.in, E-mail: krishna@ncra.tifr.res.in [NCRA-TIFR, Pune University Campus, Pune 411 007 (India)

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A climatological estimate of incident solar energy in Tamaulipas, northeastern Mexico  

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Abstract An estimation of climatological fields of incident solar energy in Tamaulipas State, northeastern Mexico, is presented. Monthly mean evolution of solar energy in 7 automatic meteorological stations distributed along the State shows that the maximum values generally exceed 500 ± 200 W m?2 during fall-winter (Nov–Feb), and 700 ± 200 W m?2 during spring-summer (May–Aug). An empirical model, which estimates the solar energy as function of other climatic variables (minimum temperature, maximum temperature, evaporation, and precipitation) recorded in 165 climatological conventional stations, is used to extend the climatological solar-energy estimate in the study area. The mean values of both measured and estimated solar energy are objectively mapped to fill the observation gaps and reduce the noise associated with inhomogeneous statistics and estimation errors. The highest values of solar energy ( ? 6.7  kW h m?2 during the summer and ? 4.0  kW h m?2 during the winter) are observed in the highlands, southwestern part of the State, whereas the lowest values ( ? 5.7  kW h m?2 during the summer and ? 2.8  kW h m?2 during the winter) are observed in the south-central part of the State.

David Rivas; Salomón Saleme-Vila; Rogelio Ortega-Izaguirre; Fabio Chalé-Lara; Felipe Caballero-Briones

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Cancer Incidence and Mortality during the Intervention and Postintervention Periods of the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial  

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...intervention involving reduced total fat (20% energy) would reduce incidence of these outcomes...04) between the baseline percentage of energy from fat as measured by 4-day food records...reported relatively higher percentage of energy from dietary fat at baseline made larger...

Cynthia A. Thomson; Linda Van Horn; Bette J. Caan; Aaron K. Aragaki; Rowan T. Chlebowski; JoAnn E. Manson; Thomas E. Rohan; Lesley F. Tinker; Lewis H. Kuller; Lifang Hou; Dorothy S. Lane; Karen C. Johnson; Mara Z. Vitolins; Ross L. Prentice

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Effect of Angle of Incidence of Sun Rays on the Bending of Absorber Tube of Solar Parabolic Trough Concentrator  

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Abstract In a parabolic trough system, the solar flux distribution on the surface of absorber tube is non-uniform which results in circumferential temperature gradient. Thus, bending moment is induced and leads to the deflection in absorber tube from the focal line of trough. It is concluded that during zero angle of incidence of sun rays (angle made by sun rays with trough's aperture normal), absorber tube will not deflect from the focal line. However, during non-zero angle of incidence, the absorber tube will deflect. It is because of the fact that during non-zero angle of incidence, the absorber tube does not receive any concentrated flux near the end facing the sun. In the current work, an analytical expression is derived for finding the deflection in the central axis of absorber tube from the focal line of trough. Results for deflection are plotted for different values of angle of incidence taking the dimensions of LS3 parabolic trough with Schott 2008 PTR70 receiver.

Sourav Khanna; Suneet Singh; Shireesh B. Kedare

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Geophys. J. Int. (2002) 151, 501510 On the duration of seismic motion incident onto the Valley of Mexico  

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of Mexico for subduction zone earthquakes Nikolai M. Shapiro,1, Kim B. Olsen2 and Shri K. Singh1 1Deportamento de Sismolog´ia y Vulcanolog´ia, Instituto de Geof´isica, UNAM, CP 04510, M´exico, DF, M´exico 2 motion incident onto the Valley of Mexico for subduc- tion zone earthquakes. Our simulations suggest

Olsen, Kim Bak

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Effect of directional dependency of wall reflectivity and incident concentrated solar flux on the efficiency of a cavity solar receiver  

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Abstract Managing the optical properties of a cavity solar receiver to create spectral and directional selectivities is a solution to improve receiver efficiencies. A reduction in the incident solar power lost by reflection and by emission in a solar receiver allows the absorption of the solar flux to be maximized. This report investigates the influence of the cavity walls directional reflectivity on the thermal radiative efficiency of a cubic cavity solar receiver. A Monte Carlo ray-tracing method is used to calculate the power lost by reflections and by emission with respect to the incident radiation angular distribution and the bidirectional reflectance distribution function of the cavity walls. To study the influence of the directional dependency of the incident flux on the radiative efficiency, four patterns are considered: collimated, diffuse, focused, and Themis incidences. The directional-hemispherical reflectivity for the bottom wall (face to aperture) and lateral walls are distinguished. For diffuse walls, the absorption efficiency is primarily affected by the lateral walls reflectivity because of the back reflection losses. For specular walls, the driving parameter is the bottom wall reflectivity. In addition, the radiative efficiency with thermal emission was studied for the Themis configuration and a slightly weakest dependency of the efficiency on the lateral walls reflectivity was found.

Florent Larrouturou; Cyril Caliot; Gilles Flamant

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Incidence and carrier frequency of Sandhoff disease in Saskatchewan determined using a novel substrate with detection by tandem mass  

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Incidence and carrier frequency of Sandhoff disease in Saskatchewan determined using a novel a a Molecular Diagnostics, Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, 5 Research Drive, Regina, SK S4S 0A4, Canada occurrence of Sandhoff disease in northern Saskatchewan. Newborn screening cards from northern Saskatchewan

Gelb, Michael

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PHYSICAL REVIEW C 81, 014607 (2010) Fission fragment mass and energy distributions as a function of incident neutron energy measured  

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of incident neutron energy measured in a lead slowing-down spectrometer C. Romano,1 Y. Danon,1,* R. Block,1 J; published 19 January 2010) A new method of measuring fission fragment mass and energy distributions to measure the neutron-induced fission cross section and fragment mass and energy distributions of 25.3 ± 0

Danon, Yaron

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Learning of the rootfactors of incidents potentially impacting the biofuel supply chains from some 100 significant cases  

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Learning of the rootfactors of incidents potentially impacting the biofuel supply chains from some.riviere(cb.ineris.fr guy.marlair@iineris.fr alexis. vignestcbjneris.fr Abstract A biofuel is most often defined as a liquid. There are numerous potential supply chains for the production of biofuels, depending on feedstock, conventional

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What is the probability that radiation caused a particular cancer  

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Courts, lawyers, health physicists, physicians, and others are searching for a credible answer to the question posed in the title of this paper. The cases in which the question arises frequently stem from an individual that has cancer and they, or their next-of-kin, are convinced that a past radiation exposure - usually small - is responsible for causing it. An arithmetic expression of this problem is simple: the probability of causation by the radiation dose in question is equal to the risk of cancer from the radiation dose divided by the risk of cancer from all causes. The application of risk factors to this equation is not so simple. It must involve careful evaluation of the reliability of and variations in risk coefficients for development of cancer due to radiation exposure, other carcinogenic agents, and natural causes for the particular individual. Examination of our knowledge of these various factors indicates that a large range in the answers can result due to the variability and imprecision of the data. Nevertheless, the attempts to calculate and the probability that radiation caused the cancer is extremely useful to provide a gross perspective on the probability of causation. It will likely rule in or out a significant number of cases despite the limitations in our understandings of the etiology of cancer and the risks from various factors. For the remaining cases, a thoughtful and educated judgment based on selected data and circumstances of the case will also be needed before the expert can develop and support his opinion.

Voelz, G.L.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethanol Tolerance Caused by slowpoke Induction in Drosophila  

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Ethanol Tolerance Caused by slowpoke Induction in Drosophila Roshani B. Cowmeadow, Harish R in the ethanol response. Caenorhabditis elegans carrying mutations in this gene have altered ethanol sensitivity and Drosophila mutant for this gene are unable to acquire rapid tolerance to ethanol or anesthetics

Atkinson, Nigel

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What (or who) causes health inequalities: Theories, evidence and implications?  

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Abstract Health inequalities are the unjust differences in health between groups of people occupying different positions in society. Since the Black Report of 1980 there has been considerable effort to understand what causes them, so as to be able to identify actions to reduce them. This paper revisits and updates the proposed theories, evaluates the evidence in light of subsequent epidemiological research, and underlines the political and policy ramifications. The Black Report suggested four theories (artefact, selection, behavioural/cultural and structural) as to the root causes of health inequalities and suggested that structural theory provided the best explanation. These theories have since been elaborated to include intelligence and meritocracy as part of selection theory. However, the epidemiological evidence relating to the proposed causal pathways does not support these newer elaborations. They may provide partial explanations or insights into the mechanisms between cause and effect, but structural theory remains the best explanation as to the fundamental causes of health inequalities. The paper draws out the vitally important political and policy implications of this assessment. Health inequalities cannot be expected to reduce substantially as a result of policy aimed at changing health behaviours, particularly in the face of wider public policy that militates against reducing underlying social inequalities. Furthermore, political rhetoric about the need for ‘cultural change’, without the required changes in the distribution of power, income, wealth, or in the regulatory frameworks in society, is likely to divert from necessary action.

Gerry McCartney; Chik Collins; Mhairi Mackenzie

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Some comments on the possible causes of climate change  

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Climate change is an important current issue and there is much debate about the causes and effects. This article examines the changes in our climate, comparing the recent changes with those in the past. There have been changes in temperature, resulting in an average global rise over the last 300 years, as well as widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global average sea level. There are many theories for the causes of the recent change in the climate, including some natural and some human influenced. The most widely believed cause of the climate change is increasing levels of Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and as the atmosphere plays an important role in making our planet inhabitable, it is important to understand it in order to protect it. However, there are other theories for the cause of climate change, the Sun and cosmic rays, for example, are felt by some to have a significant role to play. There is also well-established evidence that the three Milankovitch cycles change the amount and alter the distribution of sunlight over the Earth, heating and cooling it. There are many influences on our planet and they all have differing levels of impact. The purpose of this article is to review the present overall position and urge open, reasoned discussion of the problem.

L. Padget; J. Dunning-Davies

2008-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Common cause and contextual realization of Bell correlation  

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Considering the common cause principle, we construct a local-contextual hidden-variable model for the Bohm version of EPR experiment. Our proposed model can reproduce the predictions of quantum mechanics. It can be also extended to classical examples in which similar correlations may be revealed.

Shafiee, A. [Department of Chemistry, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-9516, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: shafiee@sharif.edu; Maleeh, R. [Department of Philosophy of Science, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-9161, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Golshani, M. [Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-9161, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Institutes for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, P.O. Box 19395-5531, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrogen Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation  

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Hydrogen Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation P. Sofronis, I. M. Robertson, D% · Contractor share: 25% · Barriers ­ Hydrogen embrittlement of pipelines and remediation (mixing with water;Objectives · To come up with a mechanistic understanding of hydrogen embrittlement in pipeline steels

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Viscous Resuspension of a sediment caused by oscillating stratified flows  

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Viscous Resuspension of a sediment caused by oscillating stratified flows J. Wallner U. Schaflinger resuspension of a sediment in a Couette channel with harmonically oscillating walls. Numerical experiments reveal that the resuspension height and the particle volume concentration at the bottom of the channel

Wallner, Johannes

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Modelling vibrations caused by tram movement on slab track line  

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The recent growth in the use of the railway and particularly that of the tram in urban areas highlights the need to investigate and mitigate the harmful effects associated with these means of transport. The vibrations caused by passing vehicles can be ... Keywords: Fourier Transform, Ground vibrations, Slab track, Timoshenko beam, Tram

Julia Real; Pablo MartíNez; Laura MontalbáN; Antonio Villanueva

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructure Change of SOFC Anode Caused by Electrochemical Redox Cycles  

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Microstructure Change of SOFC Anode Caused by Electrochemical Redox Cycles Norikazu Takagi@thtlab.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp Abstract During SOFC operation with typical Ni-YSZ anode, Ni is always subjected to the risk of oxidation the effect of redox cycles on anode performance has been intensively investigated, quantitative change

Kasagi, Nobuhide

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261

Consideration of common cause failures in safety systems  

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Systems in which failure could endanger human life are termed safety-critical. The SIS (Safety Instrumented System) should be designed to meet the required safety integrity level as defined in the safety requirement specification. Moreover, the SIS design ... Keywords: IEC 61508, beta-factor-model, common cause failure, multi parameter model, probability of failure on demand

J. Börcsök; P. Holub

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Erroneous coal maturity assessment caused by low temperature oxidation  

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Erroneous coal maturity assessment caused by low temperature oxidation Y. Copard J. R. Disnar, J. F on different outcrop coals from the French Massif Central revealed abnormally high Tmax values, which initially observed for medium to low volatile bituminous coals (Rr1.5%), was accompanied by a very clear exponential

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

263

Non-local common cause explanations for EPR  

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The paper argues that a causal explanation of the correlated outcomes of EPR-type experiments is desirable and possible. It shows how Bohmian mechanics and the GRW mass density theory offer such an explanation in terms of a non-local common cause.

Egg, Matthias

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTRACRANIAL INJURY AND MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH MOTORCYCLE-RELATED HOSPITALIZATIONS: DIFFERENCES IN INCIDENCE AND COSTS ON THE BASIS OF UNIVERSAL MOTORCYCLE HELMET USE LEGISLATION IN THE UNITED STATES.  

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??Intracranial Injury and Mortality Associated with Motorcycle-related Hospitalizations: Differences in Incidence and Costs on the Basis of Universal Motorcycle Helmet Use Legislation in the United… (more)

Parker, Brenda Marie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

A climate-soil-crop model to evaluate drought incidence and severity  

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evaluation models. This definitely would have resulted in the "detec- tion" of "droughts" that were not real droughts and in the failure to detect real droughts as droughts are not 14 always caused by lack of rain. In several parts of Australia... winds are mainly responsible for the very high evapotran- spiration rates and the consequent drought. Therefore, in such areas, the use of rainfall data alone to detect and quantify drought would be a meaningless exercise. Later Im roved Models...

Puvirajasinghe, Patrick

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research implications: an evaluation of residential evacuation practices following a train derailment/oleum spill incident  

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This research paper outlines the specific elements involved in the evacuation of approximately 3000 residents following a train derailment in the spring of 2002 in a suburban community in the Southeastern United States (USA). The derailment caused the release of an oleum (sulphuric acid) spill/plume. A major focus is the post-accident assessment of the procedures used for the evacuation, including recommended improvements/modifications. These recommendations were designed to improve future compliance with evacuation procedures in residential neighbourhoods.

Susan M. Smith; Tyler Kress; Mary Jane Tremethick; Sean Lennon; Alan Lawson; Holt Clark; Jerry Harnish

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Common causes of material degradation in buried piping  

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Buried pipe may fail for innumerable reasons. Causes can be mechanical damage/breakage, chemically initiated corrosion, or a combination. Failures may originate either internally or externally on the pipe. They may be related to flaws in the design, to excessive or unanticipated internal pressure or ground level loading, and/or to poor or uncertain installation practice. Or the pipe may simply ``wear out`` in service. Steel is strong and very forgiving in underground applications, especially with regard to backfill. However, soil support developed through densification or compaction is critical for brittle concrete and vitrified clay tile pipe, and is very important for cast iron and plastic pipe. Chemistry of the soil determines whether or not it will enhance corrosion or other types of degradation. Various causes and mechanisms for deterioration of buried pipe are indicated. Some peculiarities of the different materials of construction are characterized. Repair methods and means to circumvent special problems are described.

Jenkins, C.F.

1997-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

268

Analysis of Deaths Caused by Interplate and Intraplate Earthquakes  

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is always more damaging in intraplate regions than in interplate regions, except in some special circumstances (Nichols & Beavers, 2003). The Southern Missouri event, shown in the figure, would be probably felt from Chicago to New Orleans and would cause... a significant local death toll. An earthquake kills more than 5,000 people on average every 900 days (Nichols & Beavers, 2003). The observation made by Nichols and Beavers in 2003 was that the number of fatal earthquakes per annum is increasing...

Jogunoori, Pushkin

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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A Migrated Aortic Stent Graft Causing Erosive Spondylopathy  

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We report about a patient presenting with back pain 4 months after an uneventful endovascular implantation of an aortic stent graft. Computed tomography scan revealed a migration of the stent with consecutive endoleakage, kink formation, and movement of the stent toward the spine, which caused destruction of the aortic wall as well as vertebral necrosis. Explantation of the stent and replacement of the native aorta relieved the patient of his symptoms.

Gestrich, Christopher, E-mail: christopher.gestrich@ukb.uni-bonn.de; Probst, Chris, E-mail: chris.probst@ukb.uni-bonn.de [Universitaetsklinikum Bonn, Department of Cardiac Surgery (Germany)] [Universitaetsklinikum Bonn, Department of Cardiac Surgery (Germany); Wilhelm, Kai, E-mail: kai.wilhelm@ek-bonn.de [Johanniterkrankenhaus Bonn, Department of Radiology (Germany)] [Johanniterkrankenhaus Bonn, Department of Radiology (Germany); Schiller, Wolfgang, E-mail: wolfgang.schiller@ukb.uni-bonn.de [Universitaetsklinikum Bonn, Department of Cardiac Surgery (Germany)] [Universitaetsklinikum Bonn, Department of Cardiac Surgery (Germany)

2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Systematic intensity errors caused by spectral truncation: origin and remedy  

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X-ray absorption by the monochromator determines the wavelength dispersion in the monochromated X-ray beam and explains the values of 0.03, 0.14 and 0.16 for graphite(002)-monochromated Cu, Mo and Rh radiation. To eliminate the systematic intensity truncation errors, caused by the large wavelength dispersion, a correction is proposed based on the applied scan angle and the real beam spectrum.

Lenstra, A.T.H.

2001-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

271

Selenium Poisoning of Wildlife and Western Agriculture: Cause and Effect  

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This project examined the hypothesis that selenium contamination is not the principal cause of the decline of endemic fish species in the Upper Colorado Basin. Activities employed to test this hypothesis included a reconnaissance of locations altered by recent road construction, a re-interpretation of available literature regarding selenium toxicity, and the interpretation of unpublished data obtained from the Upper Colorado Basin Fish Recovery Program. The project demonstrates that most of the evidence implicating selenium is circumstantial.

Korte, N.E.

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Motors Perspective Dr.-Ing.Wolfgang Oelerich  

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) Hydrogen embrittlement test (SANDIA-led proposals to SAE, CSA, ISO) Seal materials for widened temperature Europe Compressed & Cryo- Compressed Hydrogen Storage Workshop 14th / 15th February 2011 Washington DC/h): 12 s Top speed:160 km/h Fuel:4.2 kg Compressed Hydrogen Gas (70 MPa) in three Type 4 filament wound

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Leadership in Challenging Times InspIrIng greatness  

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Christenson Arnold Fishman Sandra Kenney TRAFFIC MANAGER Karen Duarte PROJECT COORDINATORS Leslie Bucci '77 depression, allstate was launched, W.K. Kellogg doubled his advertising spending,and p&g became a marketing

Blais, Brian

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Pitsch Templergraben 64  

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Principles Investigation of Degradation Mechanisms for Pt-based Fuel Cell Electrodes Experimental as novel functional catalysts for ORR in fuel cells, primarily because of their high surface to volume the development of efficient cathodes, and the factors affecting it are not well understood. Various degradation

Peters, Norbert

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Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Karl Kunisch Kaiserwaldweg 55  

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February 2005. Leader of Research Groups "Optimization and Control" at Radon Institute, Austrian Academy of Mathematics, Bonn, 2007. Alwin Walther Medaille, Darmstadt, 2008. Invited Lecture, International Congress programs in France and EU projects. Service to Profession Editorial Board 1. SIAM Journal on Control

Kunisch, Karl

276

The physical function-ing of a city sometimes  

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into waste products, some of which are injected into the urban atmosphere (i.e. waste heat, aerosols, pollu for the injection of waste heat (anthropogenic heat flux QF). The urban water balance (Figure 1b) must include two- tants, greenhouse gases). Many of the atmospheric wastes affect health, weath- er and climate at various

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12 MOMENTUM SPrINg we can improve such processes."  

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or fiber into glucose and, ultimately, ethanol must be able to survive the high flow-through rate involved- ate fuel. There's even one microor- ganism in the rumen that converts fiber directly into ethanol down cellulose into starch and then into ethanol. And it's this processing that is the focus of animal

Hamza, Iqbal

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Computational pproach to the Statistical echanics of rotein ol ing  

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, 1995 bstract A statistical mechanical approach to the protein folding problem is devel- oped based of the statistical mechanics of protein folding by com- puter simulation. Even though we have taken advantage of new". A theoretical understanding of the protein-folding problem, i.e. how proteins fold to their native states from

Istrail, Sorin

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Year Peach Variety Fruit Incid. (%) Surf. Lesions (%) Deep Lesions (%) Leaf Lesions/Defol. (%) 2002 O'Henry 2 2 0 5  

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Year Peach Variety Fruit Incid. (%) Surf. Lesions (%) Deep Lesions (%) Leaf Lesions/Defol. (%) 2002 (Based on and modified after David Ritchie, 2011) Years with higher incidence of diseased fruit and where fruit developed deep lesions had frequent and extended periods of precipitation during the period

Ishida, Yuko

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Analysis of Pump-Turbine S Instability and Reverse Waterhammer Incidents in Hydropower Systems  

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Hydraulic systems continually experience dynamic transients or oscillations which threaten the hydroelectric plant from extreme water hammer pressures or resonance. In particular, the minimum pressure variations downstream of the turbine runner during the load rejection or other events may cause dangerous water column separation and subsequent rejoinder. Water column separation can be easily observed from the measurements of site transient tests, and has indeed caused serious historical damages to the machine and water conveyance system. Several technical issues regarding water column separation in draft tubes, including S instability of turbine characteristic curves, numerical instability and uncertainty of computer programs, are discussed here through case studies and available model and site test data. Catastrophic accidents experienced at a Kaplan turbine and in a long tailrace tunnel project, as well as other troubles detected in a more timely fashion, are revisited in order to demonstrate the severity of reverse water hammer. However, as there is no simple design solutions for such complex systems, this paper emphasizes that the design of hydraulic systems is always difficult, difficulties that are compounded when the phenomena in question are non-linear (water hammer), dynamic (involving wave interaction and complex devices of turbines, controls, and electrical systems), and non-monotonic (severity of response is seldom simply connected to severity of load as with vibrations and resonance, and the complexity of transient loads), and thus may lead to high economic and safety challenges and consequences.

Pejovic, Dr. Stanislav [University of Toronto] [University of Toronto; Zhang, Qin Fen [ORNL] [ORNL; Karney, Professor Byran W. [University of Toronto] [University of Toronto; Gajic, Prof. Aleksandar [University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia] [University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the Computer Security Act of 1987: Impact on incident response efforts  

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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate two Federal statutes, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the Computer Security Act of 1987, from the perspective of computer security incident response efforts. First, the major relevant provisions of each statute are presented. Next, revisions to each statute are proposed, and additional areas needing to be addressed in future legislation are presented. The major conclusion is that these statutes represent a start in the legislative process to deter and prevent computer offenses such as unauthorized access to systems. However, many revisions and additions are needed before such legislation will significantly impact incident response efforts. In addition, legislation alone cannot bring about the degree of change necessary to address the range of computer security threats that presently exist.

Schultz, E.E.

1991-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Final results of the Boeing and Los Alamos grazing incidence ring-resonator free electron laser experiment  

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Initial test results for the Boeing and Los Alamos grazing incidence ring-resonator FEL were presented at the 1990 FEL Conference. This work showed that the resonator pointing alignment accurcy required improvements to the resonator diagnostics to increase the alignment accuracy. The alignment technique was described, but lasing results with the more accurate alignment were not available at that time. This paper discusses more recent and final test results from the grazing-incidence ring-resonator experiment. With the new alignment techniques, the extraction was approximately seven times greater, and the FEL output exhibited much reduced temporal structure. Measurements show that FEL output and wavelength are sensitive to electron beam energy variations.

D.H. Dowell; M.L. Laucks; A.R. Lowrey; J. Adamski; D. Pistoresi; D.R. Shoffstall; A.H. Lumpkin; S. Bender; D. Byrd; R.L. Tokar; K. Sun; M. Bentz; R. Burns; J. Guha; W. Tomita

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Upgrading RESRAD-RDD and Planning for Improvised Nuclear Device Incidents--The RESRAD-RDD&IND  

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Upgrading RESRAD-RDD and Planning for Improvised Nuclear Device Incidents--The RESRAD-RDD&IND Abstract: The RESRAD-RDD code was developed through the interagency Operational Guidelines Task Group (OGT) to assist decision makers, emergency responders, and emergency preparedness planners for response to radiological dispersal device incidents (RDD). The RESRAD-RDD code was released as a companion software tool in 2009 to support the OGT Manual—Preliminary Report on Operational Guidelines Developed for Use in Emergency Preparedness and Response to a Radiological Dispersal Device Incident (DOE/HS-0001). The original RESRAD-RDD code was Microsoft Excel based software with the user interface written in Visual Basic. This version of RESRAD-RDD is being converted to a database driven software that runs on Windows 7 operating system in the .NET environment. The new RESRAD-RDD code is being tested to make sure it reproduces old code results. The new code runs faster than the old spreadsheets code by a factor of 10 or so, fewer clicks are required for the same calculations, operational guidelines can be easily located, and the reports can be written to PDFs instead of HTML. Additional radionuclides are also being added to the new RESRAD-RDD code. An Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) scenario is also being added to the code and about 44 - 60 radionuclides will be added to handle IND incident. A new OGT Task Group is in the process of updating the OGT Manual and providing guidance on the development of the IND scenario and methodology. The new code, RESRAD-RDD&IND is expected to be released in early 2015. Charley Yu*, Argonne National Laboratory ; Carlos Corredor, U.S. Department of Energy; Jing-Jy Cheng, Argonne National Laboratory; Sunita Kamboj, Argonne National Laboratory; David LePoire, Argonne National Laboratory; Paul Flood, Argonne National Laboratory

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Upgrading RESRAD-RDD and Planning for Improvised Nuclear Device Incidents--The RESRAD-RDD&IND  

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Upgrading RESRAD-RDD and Planning for Improvised Nuclear Device Incidents--The RESRAD-RDD&IND Charley Yu*, Argonne National Laboratory ; Carlos Corredor, U.S. Department of Energy; Jing-Jy Cheng, Argonne National Laboratory; Sunita Kamboj, Argonne National Laboratory; David LePoire, Argonne National Laboratory; Paul Flood, Argonne National Laboratory Abstract: The RESRAD-RDD code was developed through the interagency Operational Guidelines Task Group (OGT) to assist decision makers, emergency responders, and emergency preparedness planners for response to radiological dispersal device incidents (RDD). The RESRAD-RDD code was released as a companion software tool in 2009 to support the OGT Manual—Preliminary Report on Operational Guidelines Developed for Use in Emergency Preparedness and Response to a Radiological Dispersal Device Incident (DOE/HS-0001). The original RESRAD-RDD code was Microsoft Excel based software with the user interface written in Visual Basic. This version of RESRAD-RDD is being converted to a database driven software that runs on Windows 7 operating system in the .NET environment. The new RESRAD-RDD code is being tested to make sure it reproduces old code results. The new code runs faster than the old spreadsheets code by a factor of 10 or so, fewer clicks are required for the same calculations, operational guidelines can be easily located, and the reports can be written to PDFs instead of HTML. Additional radionuclides are also being added to the new RESRAD-RDD code. An Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) scenario is also being added to the code and about 44 - 60 radionuclides will be added to handle IND incident. A new OGT Task Group is in the process of updating the OGT Manual and providing guidance on the development of the IND scenario and methodology. The new code, RESRAD-RDD&IND is expected to be released in early 2015.

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Argonne Coal Structure Rearrangement Caused by Sorption of CO2  

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Argonne Coal Structure Rearrangement Caused by Sorption of CO2 ... The sorption of CO2 on seven Argonne premium coals was measured by using attenuated total reflectance-Fourier transform infrared (ATR-FTIR) spectroscopy as a function of time at constant CO2 pressure (0.62 MPa) and temperature (55 °C). ... The following seven Argonne premium coals were investigated:? Upper Freeport (medium volatile bituminous), Pittsburgh No. 8 (high volatile bituminous), Lewiston?Stockton (high volatile bituminous), Blind Canyon (high volatile bituminous), Illinois No. 6 (high volatile bituminous), Wyodak (sub-bituminous), and Beulah Zap (lignite). ...

A. L. Goodman; R. N. Favors; John W. Larsen

2006-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond Malaria — Causes of Fever in Outpatient Tanzanian Children  

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...hepatitis A virus and hepatitis E virus was present in 1 and none of the 43 children with elevated liver enzyme levels. No dengue, chikungunya, West Nile, or Rift Valley fever virus was detected in the 199 children tested by means of PCR assay. Of the 120 patients with virus detected in nasopharyngeal specimens... As malaria is controlled in regions of sub-Saharan Africa, the causes of febrile illness are changing. In this report on febrile children in Tanzania, a broad array of possible pathogens are identified and stratified by presenting syndrome.

D'Acremont V.; Kilowoko M.; Kyungu E.

2014-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - air pollution caused Sample Search Results  

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caused Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: air pollution caused Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Geology, Society and the Environmental...

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Hydrogen Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation  

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Embrittlement Embrittlement of Pipeline Steels: Causes and Remediation P. Sofronis, I. M. Robertson, D. D. Johnson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Hydrogen Pipeline Working Group Workshop Augusta, GA, August 30, 2005 Funding and Duration * Timeline - Project start date: 7/20/05 - Project end date: 7/19/09 - Percent complete: 0.1% * Budget: Total project funding: 300k/yr * DOE share: 75% * Contractor share: 25% * Barriers - Hydrogen embrittlement of pipelines and remediation (mixing with water vapor?) - Assessment of hydrogen compatibility of the existing natural gas pipeline system for transporting hydrogen - Suitable steels, and/or coatings, or other materials to provide safe and reliable hydrogen transport and reduced capital cost 2 Team and Collaborators 3 * Industrial Partners: SECAT

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Redistribution of Lignin Caused by Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Biomass  

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Research conducted at NREL has shown that lignin undergoes a phase transition during thermochemical pretreatments conducted above its glass transition temperature. The lignin coalesces within the plant cell wall and appears as microscopic droplets on cell surfaces. It is clear that pretreatment causes significant changes in lignin distribution in pretreatments at all scales from small laboratory reactors to pilot scale reactors. A method for selectively extracting lignin droplets from the surfaces of pretreated cell walls has allowed us to characterize the chemical nature and molecular weight distribution of this fraction. The effect of lignin redistribution on the digestibility of pretreated solids has also been tested. It is clear that removal of the droplets increases the digestibility of pretreated corn stover. The improved digestibility could be due to decreased non-specific binding of enzymes to lignin in the droplets, or because the droplets no longer block access to cellulose.

Johnson, D. K.; Donohoe, B. S.; Katahira, R.; Tucker, M. P.; Vinzant, T. B.; Himmel, M. E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Incidence of Healthcare Use, Ill-Health, and Mortality in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Mealtime Support Needs  

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mostly lie between our sample’s figures in years one and two. (See Appendix 2 for details.) Specialist Referrals related to EDS Specialists include SLTs, dietitians, OTs, clinical psychologists and other healthcare practitioners (excluding GPs... .079; mean difference, year two: -6.1, 95% CI -15.0 to 2.8, t(125)=0.175, p=0.297). In contrast with the decline in GP visits and specialist referrals from year one to two, the incidence of emergency hospitalisations for EDS problems increased, while...

Perez, C. M.; Ball, S. L.; Wagner, A. P.; Clare, I. C. H.; Holland, A. J.; Redley, M.

2014-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Wide-angle point-to-point x-ray imaging with almost arbitrarily large angles of incidence  

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The paper describes a new scheme for wide-angle point-to-point x-ray imaging with almost arbitrarily large angles of incidence by a matched pair of spherically bent crystals to eliminate the astigmatism, which is a well-known imaging error of spherical mirrors. In addition to x rays, the scheme should be applicable to a very broad spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation, including microwaves, infrared and visible light, as well as UV and extreme UV radiation, if the crystals are replaced with appropriate spherical reflectors. The scheme may also be applicable to the imaging with ultrasound.

Bitter, M.; Hill, K. W.; Scott, S.; Feder, R. [Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 (United States); Ko, Jinseok; Ince-Cushman, A.; Rice, J. E. [Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States)

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron induced dissociation of trimethyl (methylcyclopentadienyl) platinum (IV): Total cross section as a function of incident electron energy  

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The total cross section has been measured for the electron induced dissociation of trimethyl (methylcyclopentadienyl) platinum (IV) [MeCpPt(IV)Me{sub 3}], a Pt precursor often used in focused electron beam induced processing (FEBIP), for incident electron energies ranging between 3-3 keV. Measurements were performed for the precursor in the adsorbed state under ultrahigh vacuum conditions. The techniques used in this study were temperature programmed desorption, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Two surfaces were used in these experiments, amorphous carbon overlayers containing embedded Pt atoms (a:C-Pt), formed by the electron decomposition of the Pt precursor, and atomically clean Au. The results from these three experiments revealed a comparatively low total cross section at 8 eV (4.2+-0.3x10{sup -17} cm{sup 2} on the a:C-Pt and 1.4+-0.1x10{sup -17} cm{sup 2} on the Au) that increases with increasing incident electron energy, reaching a maximum at around 150 eV (4.1+-0.5x10{sup -16} cm{sup 2} on the a:C-Pt and 2.3+-0.2x10{sup -16} cm{sup 2} on the clean Au), before decreasing at higher incident electron energies, up to 3000 eV. Differences in the measured cross sections between Au and a:C-Pt surfaces demonstrate that the substrate can influence the reaction cross section of adsorbed species. Temperature programmed desorption was also used to measure the adsorption energy of MeCpPt(IV)Me{sub 3}, which was found to depend on both the substrate and the adsorbate coverage. The work in this paper demonstrates that surface science techniques can be used to quantitatively determine the total cross section of adsorbed FEBIP precursors for electron induced dissociation as a function of incident electron energy. These total cross section values are necessary to obtain quantitatively accurate information from FEBIP models and to compare the reaction efficiencies of different precursors on a quantitative basis.

Dorp, W. F. van [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Laboratory of Surface Modification, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8019 (United States); Charged Particle Optics Group, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Lorentzweg 1, 2628 CJ Delft (Netherlands); Wnuk, J. D.; Gorham, J. M.; Fairbrother, D. H. [Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 (United States); Madey, T. E. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Laboratory of Surface Modification, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8019 (United States); Hagen, C. W. [Charged Particle Optics Group, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Lorentzweg 1, 2628 CJ Delft (Netherlands)

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INCIDENT INVESTIGATION FORM I. Incident Information  

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Authority Fire or Explosion Hazard No PPE Failure to Warn/Secure Inadequate Ventilation/Lighting Department/Location __________________ ______ AM/PM S M T W T F S _____ ____________________________ II Work Area Safety Rule Not Enforced Improper PPE or PPE Not Used Hazardous Substance Operating Without

Heller, Barbara

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Pre-equilibrium mechanisms in the93Nb(p,alpha) inclusive reaction at incident energies from 65 to 160 MeV  

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The reaction mechanism of pre-equilibrium proton-induced $\\alpha $-particle emission from 93Nb at an incident energy of 100 MeV was investigated with polarized projectiles. A formalism based on the statistical multistep direct emission model of Feshbach, Kerman and Koonin was found to give a reasonably good reproduction of cross section and analyzing power angular distributions at various emission energies. Existing experimental distributions for the same reaction at an incident energy of 65 MeV were also analyzed with the same model. The incident-energy variation from 65 MeV up to 160 MeV was found to be consistent with the predictions of the basic model. However, whereas knockout of an $\\alpha $ cluster is the dominant reaction mechanism in the final stage at the lowest- and highest incident energies, at 100 MeV a pickup process competes with comparable intensity in yield.

S. S. Dimitrova; A. A. Cowley; E. V. Zemlyanaya; K. V. Lukyanov

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of "own" versus "alien" suckling on incidence of ovarian luteal activity, estrus and secretion of luteinizing hormone, oxytocin and prolactin in early postpartum beef cows  

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EFFECTS OF "OWN" VERSUS "ALIEN" SUCKLING ON INCIDENCE OF OVARIAN LUTEAL ACTIVITY, ESTRUS AND SECRETION OF LUTEINIZING HORMONE, OXYTOCIN AND PROLACTIN IN EARLY POSTPARTUM BEEF COWS A Thesis by PATRICE AUVERN SILVEIRA Submitted to the Office... of Graduate Studies of Texas A8 M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1992 Major Subject: Physiology of Reproduction EFFECTS OF "OWN" VERSUS "ALIEN" SUCKLING ON INCIDENCE OF OVARIAN LUTEAL...

Silveira, Patrice Auvern

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case study of groundwater impact caused by underground mining  

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An investigative methodology is presented to assist mining and regulatory personnel in determining the effect underground mining can have on local aquifers in the Appalachian coal region. The impact of underground mining on groundwater may be more extensive than first realized by the mining industry and regulatory agencies. The primary reason for this possible under-assessment of deep mining's influence on groundwater is the methods used to calculate groundwater movement. Since groundwater calculations are based on primary hydraulic conductivity, i.e. the conductivity through solid rock measured from rock core samples, erroneous results may be expected. In many cases, groundwater flow times and the corresponding areas of influence are much greater than those assumed since water is rapidly moved through fractured zones that commonly occur throughout Appalachia. A case study illustrating this phenomenon is drawn from underground mining operations in Pike County. A survey of 144 wells was conducted to determine if any loss of water supply and/or quality was found. This was correlated to the extent and time progression of underground mining operations. Other parameters qualified are water level fluctuations, groundwater quality, precipitation, seasonal effects, geology, and mine dewatering. The analysis includes a comprehensive compilation of a well inventory of domestic water supplies. The case study draws conclusions regarding cause and effect relationships.

Sloan, P.; Warner, R.C.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incidence of neoplasms in ages 0-19 Y in parts of Sweden with high {sup 137}Cs fallout after the Chernobyl accident  

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The incidence of neoplasms in childhood and adolescence in northern and central Sweden before and after the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident was investigated in an ecologic study, 1978 to 1992. The study included all parishes in the six most contaminated counties classified after aerial mapping of ground radiation form {sup 137}Cs and investigated 746 cases of neoplasms in ages 0-19 y, diagnosed in the six counties. Incidence and relative risks of neoplasms were compared in areas with high, intermediate, and low contamination after versus before the Chernobyl accident in 1986. A continuous increase of brain tumor incidence in the ages 0-19 y during the period 1978-92 without clear relationship to the Chernobyl fallout was discovered. No clear relationship between the incidence of brain tumor and the exposure to varying levels of radiation from {sup 137}Cs was apparent. A some-what decreased relative risk of acute lymphatic leukemia appeared in areas with increased exposure. Other neoplasms showed no changes in incidence over time or with regard to exposure. Until now, there is no indication that the Chernobyl accident has affected the incidence of childhood and adolescence neoplasms in Sweden, but it is still too early for any final conclusion about the effect of this event. 12 refs., 1 fig., 2 tabs.

Tondel, M.; Flodin, U.; Skoeldestig, A.; Axelson, O. [Univ. Hospital, Linkoeping (Sweden)] [and others

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mould incidence and mycotoxin contamination in maize kernels from Swat Valley, North West Frontier Province of Pakistan  

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Mould incidence and aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) and ochratoxin A (OTA) contamination as well as proximate composition and minerals content of maize kernels from Swat Valley, North West Frontier Province of Pakistan was studied during the year, 2007. Results indicated that the mean moisture content of the kernels was within the recommended safe storage levels of ?15%. Across the whole valley, Aspergillus, Fusarium, Penicillium and Rhizopus were the most predominant fungal genera identified and amongst the mycotoxigenic species, Aspergillus flavus had the highest incidence. AFB1 content ranged from none to 30.92 ?g/kg with the average values of 14.94 and 16.22 ?g/kg for Upper and Lower Swat regions, respectively. Similar trend was observed for OTA with the contamination level ranged from Valley may be exposed to the danger of aflatoxins and ochratoxins poisoning. Thus, there is a need for policy makers to establish and enforce maize quality standards and regulations related to moulds and mycotoxins across the area.

Hamid Ullah Shah; Thomas J. Simpson; Sahib Alam; Khanzadi Fatima Khattak; Sajida Perveen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of forward proton production with incident protons and charged pions on nuclear targets at the CERN Proton Synchroton  

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Measurements of the double-differential proton production cross-section d2?/dpd? in the range of momentum 0.5?GeV/c?p<8.0?GeV/c and angle 0.05?rad??<0.25?rad in collisions of charged pions and protons on beryllium, carbon, aluminium, copper, tin, tantalum, and lead are presented. The data were taken with the large acceptance HARP detector in the T9 beam line of the CERN Proton Synchrotron. Incident particles were identified by an elaborate system of beam detectors and impinged on a target of 5% of a nuclear interaction length. The tracking and identification of the produced particles was performed using the forward spectrometer of the HARP experiment. Results are obtained for the double-differential cross-sections mainly at four incident beam momenta (3,5,8, and 12 GeV/c). Measurements are compared with predictions of the geant4 and mars Monte Carlo generators.

M. Apollonio et al. (HARP Collaboration)

2010-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of forward proton production with incident protons and charged pions on nuclear targets at the CERN Proton Synchroton  

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Measurements of the double-differential proton production cross-section in the range of momentum 0.5 GeV/c leq p le 8.0 GeV/c and angle 0.05 rad leq heta le 0.25 rad in collisions of charged pions and protons on beryllium, carbon, aluminium, copper,tin, tantalum and lead are presented. The data were taken with the large acceptance HARP detector in the T9 beam line of the CERN Proton Synchrotron. Incident particles were identified by an elaborate system of beam detectors and impinged on a target of 5% of a nuclear interaction length.The tracking and identification of the produced particles was performed using the forward spectrometer of the HARP experiment. Results are obtained for the double-differential cross-sections mainly at four incident beam momenta (3 GeV/c, 5 GeV/c, 8 GeV/c and 12 GeV/c). Measurements are compared with predictions of the GEANT4 and MARS Monte Carlo generators

Apollonio, M; Bagulya, A; Barr, G; Blondel, A; Bobisut, F; Bogomilov, M; Bonesini, M; Booth, C; Borghi, S; Bunyatov, S; Burguet–Castell, J; Catanesi, M G; Cervera–Villanueva, A; Chimenti, P; Coney, L; Di Capua, E; Dore, U; Dumarchez, J; Edgecock, R; Ellis, M; Ferri, F; Gastaldi, U; Giani, S; Giannini, G; Gibin, D; Gilardoni, S; Gorbunov, P; Gößling, C; Gómez–Cadenas, J J; Grant, A; Graulich, J S; Grégoire, G; Grichine, V; Grossheim, A; Guglielmi, A; Howlett, L; Ivanchenko, A; Ivanchenko, V; Kayis-Topaksu, A; Kirsanov, M; Kolev, D; Krasnoperov, A; Martín–Albo, J; Meurer, C; Mezzetto, M; Mills, G B; Morone, M C; Novella, P; Orestano, D; Palladino, V; Panman, J; Papadopoulos, I; Pastore, F; Piperov, S; Polukhina, N; Popov, B; Prior, G; Radicioni, E; Schmitz, D; Schroeter, R; Skoro, G; Sorel, M; Tcherniaev, E; Temnikov, P; Tereschenko, V; Tonazzo, A; Tortora, L; Tsenov, R; Tsukerman, I; Vidal–Sitjes, G; Wiebusch, C; Zucchelli, P; 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.045208

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Measurements of forward proton production with incident protons and charged pions on nuclear targets at the CERN Proton Synchroton  

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Measurements of the double-differential proton production cross-section in the range of momentum 0.5 GeV/c < p < 8.0 GeV/c and angle 0.05 rad < \\theta < 0.25 rad in collisions of charged pions and protons on beryllium, carbon, aluminium, copper, tin, tantalum and lead are presented. The data were taken with the large acceptance HARP detector in the T9 beam line of the CERN Proton Synchrotron. Incident particles were identified by an elaborate system of beam detectors and impinged on a target of 5 % of a nuclear interaction length. The tracking and identification of the produced particles was performed using the forward spectrometer of the HARP experiment. Results are obtained for the double-differential cross-sections mainly at four incident beam momenta (3 GeV/c, 5 GeV/c, 8 GeV/c and 12 GeV/c). Measurements are compared with predictions of the GEANT4 and MARS Monte Carlo generators.

M. Apollonio et al.

2010-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat removal aspects of Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor safety in light of the Three Mile Island incident  

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The safety aspects of the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR) loop design are compared with those of the Light Water Reactor (LWR), in light of the Three Mile Island (TMI) incident. The events at TMI are briefly described, the fundamental differences between the LWR water coolant and the LMFBR sodium coolant are presented, and the design of analogous LMFBR safety systems under similar events as those at TMI is discussed. A preliminary qualitative evaluation of a TMI-equivalent accident for an LMFBR indicates that there is likely to be: (1) negligible pressure transients in the primary loop, (2) no core damage, (3) isolation of the incident at the steam generator, and (4) no radiation release to the environment, except a negligible amount of tritium from the secondary sodium. Furthermore, with the absence of the ECCS (Emergency Core Cooling System), pressurizer, and other pressure-related components in the LMFBR design, operator action for a LMFBR should be much simpler in dealing with the coolant upset condition and the decay heat removal problems.

Victor, H.R.; Graf, D.G.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incidence trend of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: an analysis of Surveillance Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database  

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Esophageal cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide [1]. In the USA, an estimated 18,170 new cases of esophageal cancer will be detected in the year 2014 [2]. Although prior studies have shown...

Smith Giri; Ranjan Pathak; Madan Raj Aryal; Paras Karmacharya…

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Second cancer incidence risk estimates using BEIR VII models for standard and complex external beam radiotherapy for early breast cancer  

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Purpose: To compare organ specific cancer incidence risks for standard and complex external beam radiotherapy (including cone beam CT verification) following breast conservation surgery for early breast cancer.Method: Doses from breast radiotherapy and kilovoltage cone beam CT (CBCT) exposures were obtained from thermoluminescent dosimeter measurements in an anthropomorphic phantom in which the positions of radiosensitive organs were delineated. Five treatment deliveries were investigated: (i) conventional tangential field whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT), (ii) noncoplanar conformal delivery applicable to accelerated partial beast irradiation (APBI), (iii) two-volume simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) treatment, (iv) forward planned three-volume SIB, and (v) inverse-planned three volume SIB. Conformal and intensity modulated radiotherapy methods were used to plan the complex treatments. Techniques spanned the range from simple methods appropriate for patient cohorts with a low cancer recurrence risk to complex plans relevant to cohorts with high recurrence risk. Delineated organs at risk included brain, salivary glands, thyroid, contralateral breast, left and right lung, esophagus, stomach, liver, colon, and bladder. Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR) VII cancer incidence models were applied to the measured mean organ doses to determine lifetime attributable risk (LAR) for ages at exposure from 35 to 80 yr according to radiotherapy techniques, and included dose from the CBCT imaging. Results: All LAR decreased with age at exposure and were lowest for brain, thyroid, liver, and bladder (<0.1%). There was little dependence of LAR on radiotherapy technique for these organs and for colon and stomach. LAR values for the lungs for the three SIB techniques were two to three times those from WBRT and APBI. Uncertainties in the LAR models outweigh any differences in lung LAR between the SIB methods. Constraints in the planning of the SIB methods ensured that contralateral breast doses and LAR were comparable to WBRT, despite their added complexity. The smaller irradiated volume of the ABPI plan contributed to a halving of LAR for contralateral breast compared with the other plan types. Daily image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) for a left breast protocol using kilovoltage CBCT contributed <10% to LAR for the majority of organs, and did not exceed 22% of total organ dose. Conclusions: Phantom measurements and calculations of LAR from the BEIR VII models predict that complex breast radiotherapy techniques do not increase the theoretical risk of second cancer incidence for organs distant from the treated breast, or the contralateral breast where appropriate plan constraints are applied. Complex SIB treatments are predicted to increase the risk of second cancer incidence in the lungs compared to standard whole breast radiotherapy; this is outweighed by the threefold reduction in 5 yr local recurrence risk for patients of high risk of recurrence, and young age, from the use of radiotherapy. APBI may have a favorable impact on risk of second cancer in the contralateral breast and lung for older patients at low risk of recurrence. Intensive use of IGRTincreased the estimated values of LAR but these are dominated by the effect of the dose from the radiotherapy, and any increase in LAR from IGRT is much lower than the models' uncertainties.

Donovan, E. M.; James, H.; Bonora, M.; Yarnold, J. R.; Evans, P. M. [Joint Department of Physics, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton SM2 5PT (United Kingdom); Physics Department, Ipswich Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Ipswich IP4 5PD (United Kingdom); Department of Academic Radiotherapy, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton SM2 5PT, United Kingdom and School of Radiotherapy, University of Milan, Milan 20122 (Italy); Department of Academic Radiotherapy, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton SM2 5PT (United Kingdom); Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH (United Kingdom)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - all-cause mortality results Sample Search...  

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men aged 35 70 at examination.- Main outcome measures All-cause... and all-cause and stroke mortality were equally strong for women and men, hazard ratio (95 confidence... .7)...

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Constitutively Active PTH/PTHrP Receptors Cause Jansen’s Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia  

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Endocrine disorders are typically caused by excessive or insufficient production of an otherwise normal hormone. However, in recent years, several endocrine disorders were shown to be caused by other defects, ...

Harald Jüppner MD

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE LEBANESE CIVIL WAR (1975-1990): CAUSES AND COSTS OF CONFLICT  

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This paper analyzes the factors that caused and sustained the 1975-1990 Lebanese civil war and aims to identify the main causes of the conflict. The author relies heavily on the Collier-Hoeffler Model but does not limit ...

Mohti, Zakaria Mounir

2010-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Tophaceous gout of the cervical spine causing cord compression: Computed tomographic diagnosis  

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Tophaceous gout causing cord compression with a normal serum ... spine of a patient with chronic polyarticular tophaceous gout.

Vincenzo Giuliano M.D.; Jonathan E. Keough M.D.…

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Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing in anxious individuals  

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Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing in anxious individuals Sophie: Forster S, Castle E, Nunez-elizalde AO and Bishop SJ(2014) Moderate threat causes longer lasting in anxiety1 Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing2 in anxious individuals.3 Sophie

Bishop, Sonia

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Bremsstrahlung Cross Sections for Al and Au for Incident-Electron Energies of 0.05 and 0.20 MeV  

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Comparisons of theoretical electron-bremsstrahlung cross sections for Al and Au from the work of Brysk, Zerby, and Penny are made with new experimental values at incident-electron energies of 0.05 and 0.20 MeV. Photon energies of 10, 20, 30, and 40 keV are considered in the angular region from 10 to 120 deg at 0.050-MeV incident-electron energy. Photon energies of 46, 76, 106, 166, and 196 keV for Al and 80, 120, and 160 keV for Au are considered at 0.20-MeV incident-electron energy. Agreement between experiment and theory is within experimental error except at small angles and low photon energy.

D. H. Rester; N. Edmonson; Q. Peasley

1970-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sub-femtosecond determination of transmission delay times for a dielectric mirror (photonic bandgap) as a function of angle of incidence  

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Using a two-photon interference technique, we measure the delay for single-photon wavepackets to be transmitted through a multilayer dielectric mirror, which functions as a ``photonic bandgap'' medium. By varying the angle of incidence, we are able to confirm the behavior predicted by the group delay (stationary phase approximation), including a variation of the delay time from superluminal to subluminal as the band edge is tuned towards to the wavelength of our photons. The agreement with theory is better than 0.5 femtoseconds (less than one quarter of an optical period) except at large angles of incidence. The source of the remaining discrepancy is not yet fully understood.

Aephraim M. Steinberg; Raymond Y. Chiao

1995-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Individual and workplace monitoring measurements made after a 240Pu incident and during the clean-up operations  

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......were located in a fire-proof safe in...Laboratory, and the release of the 240Pu caused...were stored in a fire-proof, heavy-duty...regular intervals to release the build-up of...catch and retain a fraction of the airborne 240Pu resulting......

R. Hochmann; H. Eisenwagner; T. Benesch; J. Hunt; R. Cruz-Suarez; S. Bulyha; C. Schmitzer

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Does living near heavy industry cause lung cancer in women? A case control study using life grid interviews.   

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of a modestly raised risk of lung cancer with prolonged residence close to heavy industry, although the confidence intervals were wide. The effect of air pollution on the incidence of lung cancer merits continued study....

Edwards, R; Pless-Mulloli, T; Howel, D; Chadwick, TJ; Bhopal, Raj; Harrison, R N; Gribbin, H

2006-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Incidents Issue 8  

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instantly. "This is Captain Kirk. Chief Engineer Scott and Doctor McCo;,' of the Enterprise." He turn .. d to his crewmates. "Ensign T'Mara is one of the rew Vulcan women in Starfleet." T'Mara nodded a combined acknowledgement and greeting. "This is Dr...'s very little I can do for them, bar sedation, at the moment. I came to ask Miss T'Mara if there was any chance of getting more power." "Very little," T'Mara replied. "But I'm not an engineer. Mr. Scott may be able to help. Meanwhile, Captain Kirk...

Clark, Sheila

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Incidents Issue 2  

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~ energy ??? I've even heard them say, "Chango is as good as rest," - and certainly For them it soems to work, And they reoover with amazing speed From tiredness, Deprossion, irritation and ill health. I ask myself If such reaction could be mine; I... you care to seo your ~uarters, sir?" Spack asked. "Please, Mr. Spock. Gentlemen, Miss Uhura, I'll see you again later." 8 As he walked down .thQ corridcr at Spack's side, Kirk remembered something that had been said last night. Here, without anyone...

Clark, Sheila

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Incidents Issue 3  

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his post. The Oriontnl lookod worriod and a Ii ttlo shocked. "Captein Kirk, may I speak ?~o you for a moment?" Kirk pulled himsolf upright, shiv~ring in tho cool night air. "What is it?" Tho young man glanco,i across at tho sleeping figures of Mc... so far out in the empty plains. It was safer in the forests, for nono of thu far-ranging monsters could get in thoro, and thoro was a comforting closeness about the trees. Out here was too open, too far from COVer. Ho shiv()red, though the sun...

Goodison, Lorraine

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Incidents Issue 4  

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by Yeoman Rand. "Captain, a small spacecraft has just entered Federation space, bearing 1047 mark 54." "Where from, Mr. Chekov?" asked Kirk. "It seems to have come from inside Klingen territory, sir, but it does not appear to be threatening." "Very... well, plot an interception course, Chekov. Let's see \\>Iha tit's up to ??? 1i lIe contacted the science labs on Deck 2, Vlhere he kne\\'l his First Officer would be. "lilr. Spock to the bridge." They v18re almost on the small intruder when Spock...

Goodison, Lorraine

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Incidents Issue 1  

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another way of torturing us? I think he wnnts to blind Spock onyway, to see if the renowned Vulcan enduranco can bear even that ?.. 11 "Would you really do that for him, Bonos? But oven if you did, it wouldn't holp me ... " "Ho's got - oh, n century... reached for the iron as the guards went out again. As Hedolla approached Spock, Kirk lookod at liicCoy. "Bonos." HcCoy looked at him. "Vlepromised." Their faces turned towards each other, they closed their eyes, but they could not closo their ears...

Clark, Sheila

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of the Updated Environmental Protection Agency Manual of Protective Action Guides (PAGS) and Protective Actions for Nuclear Incidents  

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As a student intern with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters, the author was trained in the National Response Plan (NRP) and assisted in the editing of the new (unpublished) EPA Protective Action Guides (PAGs) [1] which has been revised in light of the perceived post 9/11 potential for 'Dirty Bomb' and 'Improvised Nuclear Device' attacks on civilian areas. Technical aspects and the public policy aspects of developing the new guides are discussed. Early Phase initial responses discussed include: Notification of state and/or local authorities, immediate evacuation/sheltering prior to release information or measurements, monitoring of releases and exposure rate measurements, estimation of dose consequences, implementation of protective actions in other areas. The new PAG clarifies the use of 1992 PAGs [2] for incidents other than nuclear power plant accidents, lowers projected thyroid dose for potassium iodine (KI), provides drinking water guidance, includes guidance for long-term site restoration, and updates dosimetry from ICRP 26 to ICRP 60. (authors)

Carter, L.M. [Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low energy positron diffraction from Cu(111): Importance of surface loss processes at large angles of incidence  

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Intensities of positrons specularly diffracted from Cu(111) were measured at the Brandeis positron beam facility and analyzed in the energy range 8eVincidence {theta} = 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 52, 57, and 60 degrees. These intensities were calculated for the known geometry of Cu(111) using a dynamical multiple scattering methodology. Above E = 50eV this methodology gives a useful account of the measured intensities using a constant imaginary optical potential of V{sub i} = 4eV. At lower energies strong energy dependences occur associated both with multiple elastic scattering phenomena within atomic layers of Cu parallel to the surface and with the thresholds of inelastic channels (e.g., plasmon creation). Use of the free electron calculation of V{sub i} shows that energy dependence of inelastic processes is necessary to obtain a satisfactory description of the absolute magnitude of the diffracted intensities below E = 50eV. Detailed comparison of the calculated and observed diffraction intensities reveals the necessity of incorporating surface loss processes explicitly into the model in order to achieve a quantitative description of the measured intensities for E<40eV and {theta}>40{degree}. 30 refs., 5 figs., 1 tab.

Lessor, D.L. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA)); Duke, C.B. (Xerox Corp., Webster, NY (USA). Webster Research Center); Lippel, P.H.; Brandes, G.R.; Canter, K.F.; Horsky, T.N. (Brandeis Univ., Waltham, MA (USA). Dept. of Physics)

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dissolution dynamics of the calcite-water interface observed in situ by glancing-incidence X-ray scattering  

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Glancing-incidence X-ray scattering measurements made at the National Synchrotron Light Source were used to investigate dissolution dynamics in situ at the calcite-water interface. The relation between calcite saturation state and roughness of the calcite (1014) cleavage surface as a function of time was examined during pH titrations of an initially calcite-saturated solution. Systematic variations in roughness were observed as a function of saturation state as pH was titrated to values below that of calcite saturation. Different steady-state values of roughness were evident at fixed values of {Delta}G{sub r}, and these were correlated with the extent of undersaturation. A significant increase in roughness begins to occur with increasing undersaturation at a {Delta}G{sub r} value of approximately {minus}2.0 kcal/mol. The dissolution rate corresponding to this increase is about 1.5 x 10{sup 7} mmol/cm {center_dot} sec. This increase in roughness is attributed to a transition in the principal rate-determining dissolution mechanism, and is consistent with both powder-reaction studies of dissolution kinetics and single-crystal dissolution studies by atomic force microscopy. These data indicate some important potential applications of GIXS in the study of mineral-water interface geochemistry.

Sturchio, N.C.; Chiarello, R.P.

1995-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Rogue wave impact on a tension leg platform: The effect of wave incidence angle and mooring line tension  

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An understanding of the interaction between extreme ocean conditions and floating offshore platforms is required for their design and safe operation. Rogue wave impacts cannot easily be handled by traditional analytic or computational techniques. Here we use Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) to simulate the fully non-linear dynamics of a large breaking wave on a semi-submersible tension leg platform. We consider the effect of wave impact angle and mooring line pre-tension on the subsequent motion of the platform, and predict the maximum tension in each mooring line. The primary effect of wave impact angle is to determine the peak mooring line tension and line “slackness” during wave impact. A 45° impact results in the maximum tension on the leading line. The maximum heave, surge and pitch vary only slightly with wave angle. As mooring line pre-tension is increased, the duration of heave and pitch excursions is reduced. Peak mooring tension increases only slightly, but the incidence of mooring line “slack” decreases significantly for higher pre-tension. Properly applied, SPH has a wide application in predicting non-linear wave–structure interactions. Genuine opportunity exists for using SPH in the design of structures and mooring systems exposed to extreme ocean events such as rogue wave impact.

Murray Rudman; Paul W. Cleary

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Local Incident Flux Response Expansion Transport Method for Coupling to the Diffusion Method in Cylindrical Geometry  

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A local incident flux response expansion transport method is developed to generate transport solutions for coupling to diffusion theory codes regardless of their solution method (e.g., fine mesh, nodal, response based, finite element, etc.) for reactor core calculations in both two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) cylindrical geometries. In this approach, a Monte Carlo method is first used to precompute the local transport solution (i.e., response function library) for each unique transport coarse node, in which diffusion theory is not valid due to strong transport effects. The response function library is then used to iteratively determine the albedo coefficients on the diffusion-transport interfaces, which are then used as the coupling parameters within the diffusion code. This interface coupling technique allows a seamless integration of the transport and diffusion methods. The new method retains the detailed heterogeneity of the transport nodes and naturally constructs any local solution within them by a simple superposition of local responses to all incoming fluxes from the contiguous coarse nodes. A new technique is also developed for coupling to fine-mesh diffusion methods/codes. The local transport method/module is tested in 2-D and 3-D pebble-bed reactor benchmark problems consisting of an inner reflector, an annular fuel region, and a controlled outer reflector. It is found that the results predicted by the transport module agree very well with the reference fluxes calculated directly by MCNP in both benchmark problems.

Dingkang Zhang; Farzad Rahnema; Abderrafi M. Ougouag

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A relativistic beam of monochromatic muons produced in the upper atmo-sphere is incident vertically on the earth's surface at velocity v z c, where c  

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of the muons. Express your answer in terms of the energy E of a muon as measured by an observer at restPart A A relativistic beam of monochromatic muons produced in the upper atmo- sphere is incident of the muon number reaching the ground to the number at a height H above sea level. Assume that the beam moves

Ha, Taekjip

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Climate controls on Valley Fever incidence in Kern County, California, USA Charlie Zender , Department of Earth System Science, University of California at Irvine  

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America. Figure 1: Areas endemic to Valley fever, after Kirkland and Fierer [1996]: Objectives: · Identify for outbreaks Motivation: In 1991­1995 a valley fever epidemic increased incidence N 10-fold to about 3,000­1995), Hanford Forecast data (2001­2002). We analyze climatological means ¯x, anomalies xn, of monthly time

Zender, Charles

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Auklet (Charadriiformes: Alcidae, Aethia spp.) chick meals from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, have a very low incidence of plastic marine debris  

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, have a very low incidence of plastic marine debris Alexander L. Bond a,*, Ian L. Jones a , Jeffrey C t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Plastic Marine debris North Pacific Ocean Auklet Aethia Aleutian Islands a b s t r a c t The ingestion of plastic marine debris is a chronic problem for some of the world

Jones, Ian L.

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Angular distribution of thick-target bremsstrahlung produced by electrons with initial energies ranging from 10 to 20 keV incident on Ag  

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Experimental results are presented comparing the intensities of the bremsstrahlung produced by electrons with initial energies ranging from 10 to 20 keV incident on a thick Ag target, measured at forward angles in the range of 0° to 55°. When the data are corrected for attenuation due to photon absorption within the target, the results indicate that the detected radiation is distributed anisotropically only at photon energies k that are approximately equal to the initial energy of the incident electrons E0. The results of our experiments suggest that, as k/E0 ? 0, the detected radiation essentially becomes isotropic due primarily to the scattering of electrons within the target. A comparison to the theory of Kissel et al. [At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 28, 381 (1983)] suggests that the angular distribution of bremsstrahlung emitted by electrons incident on thick targets is similar to the angular distribution of bremsstrahlung emitted by electrons incident on free-atom targets only when k/E0 ? 1. The experimental data also are in approximate agreement with the angular distribution predictions of the Monte Carlo program penelope.

D. Gonzales; B. Cavness; S. Williams

2011-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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PSI # Date Time Location Incident Description Disposition 4341 9/2/2011 8:00 Blue Ridge Bicycle Theft Norco Mountain bike BPD notified  

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PSI # Date Time Location Incident Description Disposition 4341 9/2/2011 8:00 Blue Ridge Bicycle Four or more citations received Fine issued 4353 9/8/2011 16:00 Elizabeth Rogers Bicycle Theft Bluish Green bicycle BPD notified 4354 9/9/2011 13:49 Short St Hair Salon Criminal Damage Graffiti on the rear

Baltisberger, Jay H.

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V-204: A specially crafted query can cause BIND to terminate abnormally |  

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V-204: A specially crafted query can cause BIND to terminate V-204: A specially crafted query can cause BIND to terminate abnormally V-204: A specially crafted query can cause BIND to terminate abnormally July 27, 2013 - 4:35am Addthis PROBLEM: A specially crafted query that includes malformed rdata can cause named to terminate with an assertion failure while rejecting the malformed query. PLATFORM: BIND 9.7 ABSTRACT: A specially crafted query sent to a BIND nameserver can cause it to crash (terminate abnormally). REFERENCE LINKS: ISC Knowledge Base CVE-2013-4854 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High DISCUSSION: BIND is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. Authoritative and recursive servers are equally vulnerable. Intentional exploitation of this condition can cause a denial of service in all nameservers running affected versions of BIND 9. Access Control Lists do

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Gender differences in the incidence of background and chemically induced primary pulmonary neoplasms in B6C3F1 mice: A retrospective analysis of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) carcinogenicity bioassays  

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Abstract The National Toxicology Program (NTP) database of technical reports on carcinogenicity bioassays has been interrogated for the incidence of primary pulmonary neoplasms in B6C3F1 mice. A total of 170 study reports were selected, from studies that completed the in-life phase during 1983–2007, which included neoplasm incidence data for 180 control groups comprising both male and female mice. The incidence (median and inter-quartile range) of males with alveolar/bronchiolar adenoma was 16% (12–20%), and for females it was 5% (2–8%); the incidence of males with alveolar/bronchiolar carcinoma was 8% (4–12%), and for females it was 2% (0–4%); and the incidence of males with combined alveolar/bronchiolar adenoma or carcinoma was 24% (18–30%), and for females it was 8% (6–12%). Comparing the incidence of animals bearing these lesions on a per study basis showed the median incidence in males to be 3.0-fold, 2.0-fold, and 2.8-fold higher than in females. The incidence of other primary pulmonary neoplasms was <10% of the alveolar/bronchiolar neoplasms. Comparison of gender-specific response to lung tumorigens showed that the increase in incidence of tumors above control levels was greater in females than in males.

Nigel P. Moore; Lisa G. McFadden; Bryce D. Landenberger; Johnson Thomas

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

The influence of iodinated casein and high fat diets on the performance and incidence of fatty livers in laying hens  

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&iocasein caused no chango in egg p"eduction i&i&en fc&3 by (?itt&. ridge and Novi!&off (1&347), . &ilson (1&34&3) and Iianson and Smyth (1'355) at 200 grims per tor. . -gg production w:is not affected wTi &n iodinai, =d ca cirl w'is f&'d b) oillie et al...&iocasein caused no chango in egg p"eduction i&i&en fc&3 by (?itt&. ridge and Novi!&off (1&347), . &ilson (1&34&3) and Iianson and Smyth (1'355) at 200 grims per tor. . -gg production w:is not affected wTi &n iodinai, =d ca cirl w'is f&'d b) oillie et al...

Young, Louis Lee

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - active disease caused Sample Search Results  

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Princeton University Press. of foliar diseases caused by polycyclic, specialized, wind... K. A. Garrett and C. M. Cox. Applied biodiversity science: Managing emerging...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adrenal gland caused Sample Search Results  

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Institute of Technology (MIT) Collection: Biology and Medicine 8 The Endocrine System Endocrine and nervous systems work together Summary: - causes muscle contractionmilk...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - agents causing diseases Sample Search Results  

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disease is an inflammatory disease caused by a bacterium transmitted by ticks (small bloodsucking... that scientists think may transmit Ebola, a usually fatal ... Source:...

336

CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS OF GREEN CAUSE-RELATED MARKETING (CRM) PRICE FAIRNESS.  

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??Many firms employ Cause-Related Marketing (CRM) strategies that link product sales to the support of a charity to generate positive brand images. The global objective… (more)

Kim, Eun Kyoo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Offshore blow-out accidents : an analysis of causes of vulnerability exposing technological systems to accidents.  

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??This thesis is about understanding causes of vulnerabilities leading to specific type of accidents on offshore oil and gas installations. Blow-out accidents have disastrous potential… (more)

Sætren, Thomas G.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

E-Print Network 3.0 - aortopulmonary fistula caused Sample Search...  

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multiresolution modelling environment: application Summary: days, the fistula is closed (FIS 0). The fistula caused- an instantaneous effect on cardiac output... . The closing of...

339

E-Print Network 3.0 - amyloidosis causing hoarseness Sample Search...  

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of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death... . Hoarseness; sore, red or itchy eyes; cough, fever, aches. PNEUMONIA VACCINE ADVERSE REACTIONS: redness Source: Virginia Tech -...

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Climate variability in the northern Atlantic, causes and consequences: ICES NAFO Decadal  

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Climate variability in the northern Atlantic, causes and consequences: ICES ­ NAFO Decadal to numerous ground-truth observations, including the Rossby Oleander sections of the Gulf Stream

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E-Print Network 3.0 - american paragonimiasis caused Sample Search...  

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gross pathology... ; laboratory researchers in Minnesota have found that water from affected ponds causes some malformations... ). The wide geo- graphic range in North America...

342

E-Print Network 3.0 - anthracnose causing fungus Sample Search...  

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Spot Anthracnose Pythium Blight Leaf Rust Powdery Mildew Slime Mold Fairy Ring Take All Patch Summer... and multiply on plant surfaces cause slime molds. Outbreaks are nor- mally...

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and Ecology 35 Turfgrass Disease Profiles Purdue extension Summary: that cause brown patch and the Rhizoctonia large patch of zoysia grass (for more on these diseases, see......

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Root Cause Analysis (RCA) & Corrective Action Plan (CAP) | Department of  

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Root Cause Analysis Root Cause Analysis (RCA) & Corrective Action Plan (CAP) Root Cause Analysis (RCA) & Corrective Action Plan (CAP) Improving the Department of Energy's project and contract management continues to be one of the Department's management priorities. Excellence in this area helps ensure that DOE's programs and projects meet DOE's strategic objectives, provide value to the American taxpayer, and foster public confidence in DOE's ability to manage its responsibilities. As part of our effort to build a strong project and contract management foundation, a root cause analysis (RCA) was developed through extensive collaboration between DOE's Headquarters and field project, contract, and financial management professionals, and in coordination with the Office of

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aids root-cause analysis Sample Search...  

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for: aids root-cause analysis Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Automating configuration troubleshooting with dynamic information flow analysis Summary: these problems by...

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Effective dose conversion coefficients for health care provider exposed to pediatric and adult victims in radiological dispersal device incident  

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After an incident of radiological dispersal devices (RDD), health care providers will be exposed to the contaminated patients in the extended medical treatments. Assessment of potential radiation dose to the health care providers will be crucial to minimize their health risk. In this study, we compiled a set of conversion coefficients (mSv?MBq?1?s?1) to readily estimate the effective dose from the time-integrated activity for the health care providers while they deal with internally contaminated patients at different ages. We selected Co-60, Ir-192, Am-241, Cs-137, and I-131 as the major radionuclides that may be used for RDD. We obtained the age-specific organ burdens after the inhalation of those radionuclides from the Dose and Risk Calculation Software (DCAL) program. A series of hybrid computational phantoms (1-, 5-, 10-, and 15?year-old, and adult males) were implemented in a general purpose Monte Carlo (MC) transport code, MCNPX v 2.7, to simulate an adult male health care provider exposed to contaminated patients at different ages. Two exposure scenarios were taken into account: a health care provider (a) standing at the side of patients lying in bed and (b) sitting face to face with patients. The conversion coefficients overall depended on radionuclides, the age of the patients, and the orientation of the patients. The conversion coefficient was greatest for Co-60 and smallest for Am-241. The dose from the 1?year-old patient phantom was up to three times greater than that from the adult patient phantom. The conversion coefficients were less dependent on the age of the patients in the scenario of a health care provider sitting face to face with patients. The dose conversion coefficients established in this study will be useful to readily estimate the effective dose to the health care providers in RDD events.

Eun Young Han; Wi-Ho Ha; Young-Woo Jin; Wesley E Bolch; Choonsik Lee

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On interfacial instability as a cause of transverse subcritical bed Jeremy G. Venditti,1  

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On interfacial instability as a cause of transverse subcritical bed forms Jeremy G. Venditti,1. J. Bennett (2006), On interfacial instability as a cause of transverse subcritical bed forms, Water, 1997]. Ideas about the initiation of the dominant subcritical flow-transverse bed forms (ripples, dunes

Venditti, Jeremy G.

348

Can origin of the 2400-year cycle of solar activity be caused by solar inertial motion?  

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Can origin of the 2400-year cycle of solar activity be caused by solar inertial motion? I. Charva 1999 / Revised: 14 January 2000 / Accepted: 17 January 2000 Abstract. A solar activity cycle of about 2400 years has until now been of uncertain origin. Recent results indicate it is caused by solar

Boyer, Edmond

349

Structure-based Inhibitor Discovery against Adenylyl Cyclase Toxins from Pathogenic Bacteria That Cause Anthrax and  

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That Cause Anthrax and Whooping Cough* Received for publication, February 4, 2003, and in revised form, March bacteria that cause anthrax and whooping cough, respectively. Using the structure of the catalytic site pathogenesis and to fight against anthrax and whooping cough. The 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States

Mrksich, Milan

350

Analysis of Common Cause Failure in Redundant Control Systems Using Fault Trees  

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This paper highlights the importance of reliability studies for systems where high reliability is a must. The common cause failure concept is introduced and studied due to its relevancy. A simple hypothetical control system is used to illustrate the ... Keywords: Common Cause Failure, Fault Tree, Redundant Control, Reliability

David Bayona i Bru; Joaquim Meléndez; Gabriel Olguin

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Ascariasis, also known as roundworm, is an intestinal infection caused by the parasitic worm  

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the body and into the bloodstream where they can cause severe coughing and wheezing. The larvae are eventu · Youngchildrenages3­8years symptoms · Wormsinstool · Coughing,sometimesaccompaniedbycoughing up of worms the body and can cause pulmo- nary symptoms such as coughing and wheezing. Once the larvae settle

Davis, Richard E.

352

Hemp Oil Ingestion Causes Positive Urine Tests for 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Carboxylic Acid  

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......October 1997 research-article Articles Hemp Oil Ingestion Causes Positive Urine Tests for...Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia A hemp oil product (Hemp Liquid Gold) was purchased...showed the presence of THCA by GC-MS. Hemp oil ingestion causes positive urine tests for......

Anthony Costantino; Richard H. Schwartz; Philip Kaplan

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

RESEARCH ARTICLE Increase in crop damage caused by wild boar (Sus scrofa L.)  

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Increase in crop damage caused by wild boar (Sus scrofa L.): the "refuge effect /Published online: 14 October 2011 Abstract The occurrence of crop damage by wild boars raised dramatically, including hunting, can play a relevant role in causing crop damage. We studied a Mediterranean area

Boyer, Edmond

354

Are you protected against Pertussis? Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the bacterium  

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Are you protected against Pertussis? Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It causes severe coughing spells, vomiting

355

Long term depleted uranium exposure in Gulf War I veterans does not cause elevated numbers of micronuclei in peripheral blood lymphocytes  

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Depleted uranium (DU) is a high density heavy metal that has been used in military munitions since the 1991 Gulf War. DU is weakly radioactive and chemically toxic. Long term exposure can cause adverse health effects. This study assessed genotoxic effects in DU exposed Gulf War I veterans as a function of uranium (U) body burden. Levels of urine U were used to categorize the cohort into low and high exposure groups. Exposure to DU occurred during friendly fire incidents in 1991 involving DU munitions resulting in inhalation and ingestion exposure to small particles of DU and soft tissue DU fragments from traumatic injuries. All of these Veterans are enrolled in a long term health surveillance program at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center. Blood was drawn from 35 exposed male veterans aged 36–59 years, then cultured and evaluated for micronuclei (MN) using the cytokinesis block method. The participants were divided into two exposure groups, low and high, based on their mean urine uranium (uU) concentrations. Poisson regression analyses with mean urine U concentrations, current smoking, X-rays in the past year and donor age as dependent variables revealed no significant relationships with MN frequencies. Our results indicate that on-going systemic exposure to DU occurring in Gulf War I Veterans with DU embedded fragments does not induce significant increases in MN in peripheral blood lymphocytes compared to MN frequencies in Veterans with normal U body burdens.

M.V. Bakhmutsky; M.S. Oliver; M.A. McDiarmid; K.S. Squibb; J.D. Tucker

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Risk analysis of thyroid cancer incidence after exposure in childhood in the most contaminated areas of Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia in comparison with other studies  

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The current knowledge about thyroid cancer induction due to 131I exposures during childhood is limited. Due to the low incidences observed, it was assumed that 131I is less effective in cancer induction by a factor of 3, if compared to external exposures. An increase of the thyroid cancer incidence among children and adolescents from the south-eastern Belorussian, the northern Ukrainian, and the western Russian oblasts after the reactor accident in Chernobyl is reported. As a result of the further improvement of the dose estimation methods, the individual exposure doses based on the results of direct thyroid activity measurement were recalculated, and the geographical pattern of age-dependent thyroid doses was analysed. These resulted in the re-assessment of collective doses and of thyroid cancer risk.

G. Goulko; M. Tronko; T. Bogdanova; K. Henrichs; I. Kayro; V. Shpak; M. Lassmann; Chr. Reiners

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Obstructive Jaundice in Rats: Cause of Spatial Memory Deficits with Recovery after Biliary Decompression  

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Children with end-stage liver disease have been found to have cognitive deficits. The aim of this study was to examine whether cholestatic jaundice causes spatial deficits in rats and if these cognitive defici...

Li-Tung Huang M.D.; Chih-Sung Hsieh M.D.; Ming-Huei Chou M.D.…

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Problems with low exposure Latency of arsenic caused cancer is 30 years or  

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-MALIGNANT LUNG DISEASE? 150 people without arsenic-caused skin lesions Number with chronic cough 33 (31%) OR = 3 in Drinking Water in West Bengal, India (In press, Epidemiology) Those with chronic cough #12;Figure 2

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E-Print Network 3.0 - airway compression caused Sample Search...  

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ends to eventually fall below I'c, making... (r) in Fig. 31show that for TexP> 2 s, a surface tension 230 dyncm will cause airway closure as soon... reduction in airway volume...

360

On the Calculation of Acoustic Intensity Fluctuations Caused by Ocean Currents  

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Ocean currents can cause significant and interesting effects on ... of which is valid for different magnitudes of current speed, current gradient, and sound-speed variation. Numerical results indicate that some current

J. S. Robertson; M. J. Jacobson; W. L. Siegmann

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - avoid hypothermia caused Sample Search...  

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cold exposure... covered and dry l Keep socks clean and dry l Avoid tight socks and boots Immersionfoot(trenchfoot) Cause l... it Clean; O: avoid Overdressing; L: wear clothing...

362

A New Species of Rhytisma Causes Tar Spot on Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae) in Panama  

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A fungus causing tar spots on leaves of Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae) in Panama is described as a new species, Rhytisma panamense. The fungus forms gregarious black stromata on pale yellow spots on the a...

Cheng-Lin Hou; Tanja Trampe; Meike Piepenbring

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Causes, Magnitude and Consequences of Price Variability in Agricultural Commodity Market: An African Perspective  

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­ unbridled population growth, oil price fluctuations, importation policies, water availability and political market, hunger, undernourishment in Africa, food productivity, population growth, oil price, importation1 Causes, Magnitude and Consequences of Price Variability in Agricultural Commodity Market

364

Investigation into the Probable Cause of Failure of Economizer Tube of a Thermal Power Plant  

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In this investigation, we examined the probable cause of failure of a welded joint of a economizer tube of a 210 MW thermal power ... scanning electron microscopic (SEM) examination of the economizer tube were ca...

Atanu Saha; H. Roy; A. K. Shukla

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

The causes and consequences of condo hotel conversion in Waikiki, Hawaii  

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This paper explores the causes and consequences of the recent conversions of hotels into 'condo hotels' in Waikiki, Hawaii, through an examination of local and national real estate trends. Condo hotels result from the ...

Lu, Mark C. K

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Subverting value hierarchies : essays on the causes and responses to shifts in demand for authenticity  

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This dissertation includes three essays on the causes and responses to shifts in demand for authenticity. In the first chapter, I answer the question: why do previously cast-off products, practices, or styles abruptly ...

Hahl, Oliver (Oliver Douglas)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Accepted Manuscript Studying the sensitivity of the pollutants concentrations caused by  

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-based sensitivity analysis, Sobol' bal sensitivity indices, Air pollution modeling, Multidimensional numericalAccepted Manuscript Studying the sensitivity of the pollutants concentrations caused by variations. Georgieva, S. Ivanovska, T. Ostromsky, Z. Zlatev, Studying the sensitivity of the pollutants concentrations

Dimov, Ivan

368

Nature, Causes and Correction of Discoloration of Canned Blackeye and Purple Hull Peas.  

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Nature, Causes and Correction of Discoloration of Canned Blackeye and Purple Hull Peas [Blank Page in Original Bulletin] DIGEST Properly canned blackeye or purple hull peas are a fav- orite food with many people in the Southern States. How... ................................................................... Acknowledgments 22 ....................................................... Bibliography 23 BULLETIN 748 JUNE 1952 Nature, Causes. and Correction of Discoloration Canned Blackeye and Purple Hull Peas W. H. Culver and R. F. Cain* B LACKEYE PEAS can be grown...

Cain, R. F.; Culver, W. H.

1952-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Noncommuting local common causes for correlations violating the Clauser-Horne inequality  

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In the paper, the EPR-Bohm scenario will be reproduced in an algebraic quantum field theoretical setting with locally finite degrees of freedom. It will be shown that for a set of spatially separated correlating events (projections) maximally violating the Clauser-Horne inequality there can be given a common causal explanation if commutativity is abandoned between the common cause and the correlating events. Moreover, the noncommuting common cause will be local and supported in the common past of the correlating events.

Hofer-Szabo, Gabor [Research Center for the Humanities, Budapest (Hungary); Vecsernyes, Peter [Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest (Hungary)

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

370

Abstract--Petroleum transportation accidents often cause losses of millions of dollars and take human lives. SIGA  

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Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)/Fund for the Improvement of Secondary Education (FIPSE) Grant for the US of an Accident/Incident Reporting System--safety information systems utilized by large companies to monitor, but did not. ) [1]. The system has been in existence since 2002, and since its creation has registered

Virginia, University of

371

What Causes High-temperature Superconductivity? | U.S. DOE Office of  

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What Causes High-temperature Superconductivity? What Causes High-temperature Superconductivity? Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » March 2013 What Causes High-temperature Superconductivity? A phase change at absolute zero temperature may provide key insights into the decades-old mystery of high-temperature superconductivity. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Image courtesy of Ames Laboratory

372

The causes of Japan's ‘lost decade’: The role of household consumption  

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In this paper, I analyze the causes of the prolonged slowdown of the Japanese economy in the 1990s and find that the stagnation of investment, especially private fixed investment, was the primary culprit. I then investigate the causes of the stagnation of household consumption during the 1990s and find that the stagnation of household disposable income, the decline in household wealth, and increased uncertainty about the future are among the contributing factors. Finally, I consider whether demand side factors or supply side factors were more important as causes of the prolonged slowdown of the Japanese economy in the 1990s and conclude that the former (especially misguided government policies) were probably more important.

Charles Yuji Horioka

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Molecular Cause for One Form of Deafness | Advanced Photon Source  

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Water Theory is Watertight Water Theory is Watertight Nanowire Micronetworks from Carbon-Black Nanoparticles A Key Step in Repairing DNA Double-Strand Breaks An X-ray Rainbow An Insulating Breakthrough 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 A Molecular Cause for One Form of Deafness FEBRUARY 12, 2007 Bookmark and Share Gerard Wong, a professor of materials science and engineering, of physics, and of bioengineering at Illinois, and colleagues have found an underlying molecular cause for one form of deafness, while exploring the physics of hearing. (Photo by L. Brian Stauffer) Scientists exploring the physics of hearing have found an underlying molecular cause for one form of deafness, and a conceptual connection

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eFRMAC Overview: Data Management and Enabling Technologies for Characterization of a Radiological Release A Case Study: The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Incident  

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The eFRMAC enterprise is a suite of technologies and software developed by the United States Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Emergency Response to coordinate the rapid data collection, management, and analysis required during a radiological emergency. This enables the Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center assets to evaluate a radiological or nuclear incident efficiently to facilitate protective actions to protect public health and the environment. This document identifies and describes eFRMAC methods including (1) data acquisition, (2) data management, (3) data analysis, (4) product creation, (5) quality control, and (6) dissemination.

Blumenthal, Daniel J. [NNSA; Clark, Harvey W. [NSTec; Essex, James J. [NSTec; Wagner, Eric C. [NSTec

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

The Influence of Radiation in Altering the Incidence of Mutations in Drosophila. Progress Report on the Past Twelve Months and Renewal Proposal for the Period September 15, 1960 to September 14, 1961  

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Progress is reported in studies on the effects of radiation on the incidence of mutations in Drosophila. Results are summarized and the findings are interpreted. A list is included of papers published during the period. (C.H.)

Muller, H. J.

1960-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

376

Synthetic peptides that cause F-actin bundling and block actin depolymerization  

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Synthetic peptides derived from sucrose synthase, and having homology to actin and actin-related proteins, sharing a common motif, useful for causing acting bundling and preventing actin depolymerization. Peptides exhibiting the common motif are described, as well as specific synthetic peptides which caused bundled actin and inhibit actin depolymerization. These peptides can be useful for treating a subject suffering from a disease characterized by cells having neoplastic growth, for anti-cancer therapeutics, delivered to subjects solely, or concomitantly or sequentially with other known cancer therapeutics. These peptides can also be used for stabilizing microfilaments in living cells and inhibiting growth of cells.

Sederoff, Heike (Raleigh, NC); Huber, Steven C (Savoy, IL); Larabell, Carolyn A (Berkeley, CA)

2011-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

377

Scour around a group of circular piles caused by waves and currents  

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SCOUR AROUND A GROUP OF CIRCULAR PILES CAUSED BY WAVES AND CURRENTS A Thesis by TA-YANG LEE Submitted to the graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1983... Major Subject: Ocean Engineering SCOUR AROUND A GROUP OF CIRCULAR PILES CAUSED BY WAVES AND CURRENTS A Thesis by TA-YANG LEE Approved as to style and content by: John B. Herbich (Chairman of Committee) Robert O. Reid (Member) Gi lio V...

Lee, Ta-Yang

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

378

Post-Closure Inspection Letter Report for Corrective Action Units (CAUs) on the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)  

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This letter serves as the post-closure inspection letter report for CAUs on the NNSS for Calendar Year 2011

NSTec Environmental Restoration

2012-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

379

Origin of the Formation of Deposits in Gout and Other Diseases, and the Cause of Swelling in Beriberi  

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Origin of the Formation of Deposits in Gout and Other Diseases, and the Cause of Swelling in Beriberi ...

N. R. Dhar

1926-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Spectral Dependencies of Killing, Mutation, and Transformation in Mammalian Cells and Their Relevance to Hazards Caused by Solar Ultraviolet Radiation  

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...to Hazards Caused by Solar Ultraviolet Radiation...States Department of Energy, Contract W-31-109-ENG-38...to hazards caused by solar ultraviolet radiation...to Hazards Caused by Solar Ultraviolet Radiation1...States Department of Energy, Contract W-31-109...

F. Suzuki; A. Han; G. R. Lankas; H. Utsumi; and M. M. Elkind

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DETECTION OF EVENTS CAUSING PLUGGAGE OF A COAL-FIRED BOILER: A DATA MINING  

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DETECTION OF EVENTS CAUSING PLUGGAGE OF A COAL-FIRED BOILER: A DATA MINING APPROACH ANDREW KUSIAK to analyze events leading to plug- gage of a boiler. The proposed approach involves statistics, data. The proposed approach has been tested on a 750 MW commercial coal-fired boiler affected with an ash fouling

Kusiak, Andrew

382

Dietary mercury exposure causes decreased escape takeoff flight performance and increased molt rate in European starlings  

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Dietary mercury exposure causes decreased escape takeoff flight performance and increased molt rate 2014 Ã? Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 Abstract Mercury is a widespread and persistent that forage from primarily terrestrial sources have shown evidence of bioaccumula- tion of mercury, but little

Swaddle, John

383

Ethanol causes cell cycle arrest and apoptosis of SK-N-SH neuroblastoma cells  

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...Amer Assoc Cancer Res, Volume 47, 2006 Ethanol causes cell cycle arrest and apoptosis...addition, numerous studies suggest that ethanol can damage various cells in culture...signaling cascades are critically important in ethanol-mediated cell death. In this study...

Kwon Yongil; Mikyung Kim; Wonho Kim

2006-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract A53: Causes and barriers associated with the Pap test among Latina farmworkers in Georgia  

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...Causes and barriers associated with the Pap test among Latina farmworkers in Georgia John...and barriers related to use of the Pap test among Mexican farmworker women in South...10 years) who had not received a Pap test in over 2 years. In a previous study using...

John S. Luque; Jonathan Maupin; Yelena Tarasenko; Moya Alfonso; Lisa Watson; Claudia Reyes-Garcia

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Determining root causes of drilling problems by combining cases and general knowledge  

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-based, knowledge intensive, oil well drilling 1 Introduction Drilling of oil wells is an expensive offshore based reasoning to improve efficiency of oil well drilling. Their focus was on lost circulation, whichDetermining root causes of drilling problems by combining cases and general knowledge Samad

Aamodt, Agnar

386

A threshold area ratio of organic to conventional agriculture causes recurrent pathogen outbreaks in organic agriculture  

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A threshold area ratio of organic to conventional agriculture causes recurrent pathogen outbreaks in organic agriculture S. Adl a, , D. Iron b , T. Kolokolnikov b a Department of Biology, Dalhousie Fungal spores Organic agriculture Pathogen dispersal Conventional agriculture uses herbicides, pesticides

Kolokolnikov, Theodore

387

Physiological Responses of the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon “Pyrococcus abyssi” to DNA Damage Caused by Ionizing Radiation  

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...Damage Caused by Ionizing Radiation Edmond Jolivet 1 Corresponding...Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan The mechanisms by which...temperature and/or ionizing radiation. The hyperthermophilic...Matsunaga thanks the Japan Society for the Promotion...resistant to ionizing radiation? Trends Microbiol...

Edmond Jolivet; Fujihiko Matsunaga; Yoshizumi Ishino; Patrick Forterre; Daniel Prieur; Hannu Myllykallio

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Latitudinal Distribution of Mixing Rate Caused by the M2 Internal Tide  

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Ten years of Ocean Topography Experiment (TOPEX)/Poseidon tidal data and an energy balance relation are used to estimate the mixing rate caused by M2 internal tides in the upper ocean. The results indicate that latitudinal distribution of the ...

Jiwei Tian; Lei Zhou; Xiaoqian Zhang

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Root causes of frustrations and inefficiency must be solved with needed foundation.  

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Root causes of frustrations and inefficiency must be solved with needed foundation. Build the Foundation Roadmap: From the Ground Up OpenMSU Work Efficiency Job Satisfaction Lay the Cornerstones Fix Process Pains Add Finish Work Certain cornerstones are needed, based on foundation, before processes can

Maxwell, Bruce D.

390

Numerical Modeling of Nonlinear Surface Waves caused by Surface Effect Ships Dynamics and Kinematics  

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Numerical Modeling of Nonlinear Surface Waves caused by Surface Effect Ships Dynamics problems, particularly for high-speed Surface Effect Ships (SES) such as the recently proposed Harley FastShip and/or a surface-piercing body (ship), within the framework of potential flow theory. The three

Grilli, Stéphan T.

391

Cause or Catalyst: The Interaction of Real World and Media Crime Models  

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Cause or Catalyst: The Interaction of Real World and Media Crime Models Ray Surette Received: 13 of criminality or as crime triggers; the other sees media crime models serving as crime forming catalysts as stylistic catalysts for crime was more supported. The media remains best perceived as a rudder for crime

Wu, Shin-Tson

392

Human Cytomegalovirus Infection Causes Degradation of Sp100 Proteins That Suppress Viral Gene Expression  

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...Cytomegalovirus Infection Causes Degradation of Sp100 Proteins That Suppress Viral Gene Expression Young-Eui Kim 1 Jin-Hyoung Lee 1 Eui Tae Kim 1 Hye Jin Shin 1 Su Yeon Gu 1 Hyang Sook Seol 1 Paul D. Ling 2 Chan Hee Lee 3 Jin-Hyun Ahn 1...

Young-Eui Kim; Jin-Hyoung Lee; Eui Tae Kim; Hye Jin Shin; Su Yeon Gu; Hyang Sook Seol; Paul D. Ling; Chan Hee Lee; Jin-Hyun Ahn

2011-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

393

Wind turbine amplitude modulation: research to improve understanding as to its cause & effect  

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Wind turbine amplitude modulation: research to improve understanding as to its cause & effect M. M. Canda , A. J. Bullmorea , M. Smithb , S. Von-Hunerbeinc and R. Davisd a Hoare Lea Acoustics, 140 Aztec, University of Southampton, University Road, S017 1B Southampton, UK c Acoustics Research Centre, University

Boyer, Edmond

394

Physical causes and modeling challenges of anomalous diffusion of sediment tracers  

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Physical causes and modeling challenges of anomalous diffusion of sediment tracers Douglas Jerolmack Earth & Environmental Science, UPenn [sediment@sas.upenn.edu] "Bridging the Gap", Princeton U., 2" describable by: 1. Particle volume, v [L3 ]. 2.Average velocity, us , of bed load sediment [L/T]. 3. Surface

395

It seems size does matter in the brain. Even the smallest stroke can cause widespread damage.  

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Health It seems size does matter in the brain. Even the smallest stroke can cause widespread damage by blocking blood vessels called arterioles, stopping blood from reaching capillaries deeper in the brain the blockage. Block several and you can knock out entire brain regions as the damage travels even in areas

Kleinfeld, David

396

Grunting for worms: seismic vibrations cause Diplocardia earthworms to emerge from the soil  

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...emerging decreased as the seismic signal decayed over distance...collect earthworms for fish bait. A wooden stake...earthworms respond to the seismic vibrations generated...grunting for harvesting fish bait is well known in...reports it is implied that seismic vibrations cause the...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Maladaptive changes in multiple traits caused by fishing: impediments to population recovery  

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LETTER Maladaptive changes in multiple traits caused by fishing: impediments to population recovery *Correspondence: E-mail: matthew.walsh@email.ucr.edu Abstract Some overharvested fish populations fail to recover even after considerable reductions in fishing pressure. The reasons are unclear but may involve genetic

Hameed, Sultan

398

Energy and Environment: Progress and Existence Energy Provides Existence and Is Cause for Change (hopefully Progress)  

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Energy and Environment: Progress and Existence Energy Provides Existence and Is Cause for Change (hopefully Progress) Energy is possessed (thus equilibrium property) by material systems and redistributed-displacement interactions (process) towards the equilibrium (equi- partition of energy over mass and space); thus energy

Kostic, Milivoje M.

399

Physiological Responses of the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon “Pyrococcus abyssi” to DNA Damage Caused by Ionizing Radiation  

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...before and after radiation and was in good...performed at a sublethal dose of 2,000 Gy to...our preliminary estimation reveals that 0...been observed for radiation-resistant Chroococcidiopsis...caused by ionizing radiation. | The mechanisms...furiosus, survive high doses of ionizing gamma...

Edmond Jolivet; Fujihiko Matsunaga; Yoshizumi Ishino; Patrick Forterre; Daniel Prieur; Hannu Myllykallio

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. military action in Panama: justifying OPERATION JUST CAUSE  

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The project of this thesis is a moral evaluation of OPERATION JUST CAUSE, the United States' use of military force in Panama in 1989. I begin by arguing that just war theory, both in its classic and contemporary forms, needs to be revised...

Reich, Theodore Herman

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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38Name ________________________________ Solar Proton Events can cause satellite damage and produce harmful radiation  

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the solar panels 10% larger to they produce 4900 watts at launch. By the end of 2004, the power will have. the sun lets loose with a powerful burst of energy similar to a solar flare, but potentially far more38Name ________________________________ Solar Proton Events can cause satellite damage and produce

402

White-etching matter in bearing steel Part 2: Distinguishing cause and eect in bearing steel  

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White-etching matter in bearing steel Part 2: Distinguishing cause and eect in bearing steel through a mechanism called "white-structure flaking", has triggered many studies of microstructural damage associated with "white-etching ar- eas" created during rolling contact fatigue, although whether

Cambridge, University of

403

Effective sea-level rise and deltas: Causes of change and human dimension implications  

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Effective sea-level rise and deltas: Causes of change and human dimension implications Jason P January 2006 Abstract An assessment is made of contemporary effective sea-level rise (ESLR) for a sample of eustatic sea-level rise, the natural gross rate of fluvial sediment deposition and subsidence

New Hampshire, University of

404

Iron Is an Essential Cause of Fishy Aftertaste Formation in Wine and Seafood Pairing  

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Iron Is an Essential Cause of Fishy Aftertaste Formation in Wine and Seafood Pairing ... Fishy aftertaste is sometimes perceived in wine with fish and seafood pairing. ... However, what component of wine clashes with seafood or what compound contributes to the unpleasant fishy aftertaste in the mouth remains an open problem. ...

Takayuki Tamura; Kiyoshi Taniguchi; Yumiko Suzuki; Toshiyuki Okubo; Ryoji Takata; Tomonori Konno

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

405

Abstract: Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) produce fluctuating output power, which may cause voltage fluctuations and  

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Abstract: Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) produce fluctuating output power, which may cause, solar energy conversion, virtual test bed simulation. Preprint Order Number: PE-531EC (02- plying its market-clearing mechanism. This mechanism determines the accepted and unaccepted energy bids

Gross, George

406

Three-dimensional deformation caused by the Bam, Iran, earthquake and the  

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Three-dimensional deformation caused by the Bam, Iran, earthquake and the origin of shallow slip on seismogenic faults. We derive the full vector displacement field due to the Bam, Iran, earthquake of moment on deformation associated with the Mw ¼ 6.5 Bam earthquake in Iran determined using the SAR data from the ERS

407

New ice core evidence for a volcanic cause of the A.D. 536 dust veil  

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New ice core evidence for a volcanic cause of the A.D. 536 dust veil L. B. Larsen,1 B. M. Vinther,1. [1] New and well-dated evidence of sulphate deposits in Greenland and Antarctic ice cores indicate a substantial and extensive atmospheric acidic dust veil at A.D. 533­534 ± 2 years. This was likely produced

Nicolussi, Kurt

408

IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION  

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77 CHAPTER 4 IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION Bird mortality studies reporting on wind energy facilities elsewhere regularly report that bird mortality in the APWRA is unusually high there and is, therefore, an anomaly among wind energy facilities in the United States. We

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Fire blight of apple blossoms Fireblight of apples and pears, caused by the  

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Fire blight of apple blossoms Fireblight of apples and pears, caused by the bacterium Erwinia. W. Lightner. 1990. Predicting apple blossom infections by Erwinia amylovora using the Maryblyt model for forecasting fire blight disease in apples and pears. University of Maryland, College Park, MD. #12;

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Concerning the Cause of the General Trade-Winds: By Geo. Hadley, Esq; F. R. S.  

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1735-1736 research-article Concerning the Cause of the General Trade-Winds: By Geo. Hadley, Esq; F. R. S. Geo. Hadley The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend access to Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). www.jstor.org

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411

First report of bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearumon eucalypts in South Africa  

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First report of bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearumon eucalypts in South Africa BY T. A of Pretoria, 0002 Pretoria, South Africa. E-mail: Teresa. Coutinho@FABI.up.ac.za; 3 Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry, University of the Orange Free State, PO Box 339, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa; 4 Agricultural

412

New radon cancer hazard study no cause for alarm in Britain  

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... subject of a major health study to determine how cancers caused by the emission of radon gas from their foundations can be prevented. ... gas from their foundations can be prevented.Radon-222, a naturally occurring radioactive gas emitted from igneous rock with uranium content such ...

Bill Johnstone

1987-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

413

Focal Brain Lesions to Critical Locations Cause Widespread Disruption of the Modular Organization of the Brain  

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Focal Brain Lesions to Critical Locations Cause Widespread Disruption of the Modular Organization of the Brain Caterina Gratton*, Emi M. Nomura*, Fernando Pérez, and Mark DEsposito Abstract Although it is generally assumed that brain damage pre- dominantly affects only the function of the damaged region, here we

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Copper Stress Causes an in Vivo Requirement for the Escherichia coli Disulfide Isomerase DsbC*  

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Copper Stress Causes an in Vivo Requirement for the Escherichia coli Disulfide Isomerase Dsb an increased sensitiv- ity to the redox-active metal copper. We find that copper catalyzes periplasmic disulfide bond formation under aerobic conditions and that copper catalyzes the formation of disulfide

Bardwell, James

415

Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level  

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Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level ozone pollution C. N. Hewitta,1 , A. R. MacKenziea , P. Di Carlob , C. F. Di Marcoc , J. R. Dorseyd , MCentre for Ecology and Hydrology, Penicuik, Edinburgh EH26 0QB, United Kingdom; dSchool of Earth, Atmospheric

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A Multi-Model Assessment of Regional Climate Disparities Caused by Solar Geoengineering  

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1 A Multi-Model Assessment of Regional Climate Disparities Caused by Solar Geoengineering Brunswick, NJ. 5 Canadian Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis, Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 6 School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Robock, Alan

417

ABSTRACT Genomics and bioinformatics have the vast potential to identify genes that cause disease by investigating  

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ABSTRACT Genomics and bioinformatics have the vast potential to identify genes that cause disease by investigating whole-genome databases. Comparison of an individual's geno- type with a genomic database these metabolic profiles with genomic, expression, and proteomic databases. Application of the knowledge of indi

Hammock, Bruce D.

418

PERSPECTIVE Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology  

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IDEA AND PERSPECTIVE Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model. The output from such a general simulation model (GSM) would, at a minimum, consist of the simulated forces. As an alternative, we propose a mechanistic modelling approach. We describe computer simulation

Arita, Héctor T.

419

An Exploration of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Crash Types and Causes in Portland-Metro, Oregon  

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An Exploration of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Crash Types and Causes in Portland-Metro, Oregon by Kouros. This research project investigates ways to improve traffic safety, focusing specifically on bicycle- motor of BMV crashes resulted in fatal injury and 127 of resulted in incapacitating injury. Each bicycle crash

Bertini, Robert L.

420

Modelling and simulation of skin-stretch-caused motion artefacts in single-channel ECG signal  

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Modelling and simulation of skin-stretch-caused motion artefacts in single-channel ECG signal in better understanding of artefacts in ECG and in developing model-based techniques for cleaning or interpreting noisy ECG signals. This work com- bines existing experimental results from the field of skin

Hamburg,.Universität

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Experimental study on vortex-induced motions of a semi-submersible platform with four square columns, Part I: Effects of current incidence angle and hull appendages  

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An experimental study on Vortex-Induced Motion (VIM) of the semi-submersible platform concept with four square columns is presented. Model tests were carried out to check the influence of different headings and hull appendages (riser supports located at the pontoons; fairleads and the mooring stretches located vertically at the external column faces; and hard pipes located vertically at the internal column faces). The results comprise in-line, transverse and yaw motions, as well as combined motions in the XY plane, drag and lift forces and spectral analysis. The main results showed that VIM in the transverse direction occurred in a range of reduced velocity 4.0 up to 14.0 with amplitude peaks around reduced velocities around 7.0 and 8.0. The largest transverse amplitudes obtained were around 40% of the column width for 30° and 45° incidences. Another important result observed was a considerable yaw motion oscillation, in which a synchronization region could be identified as a resonance phenomenon. The largest yaw motions were verified for the 0° incidence and the maxima amplitudes around 4.5°. The hull appendages located at columns had the greatest influence on the VIM response of the semi-submersible.

Rodolfo T. Gonçalves; Guilherme F. Rosetti; André L.C. Fujarra; Allan C. Oliveira

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Techniques to evaluate the importance of common cause degradation on reliability and safety of nuclear weapons.  

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As the nuclear weapon stockpile ages, there is increased concern about common degradation ultimately leading to common cause failure of multiple weapons that could significantly impact reliability or safety. Current acceptable limits for the reliability and safety of a weapon are based on upper limits on the probability of failure of an individual item, assuming that failures among items are independent. We expanded the current acceptable limits to apply to situations with common cause failure. Then, we developed a simple screening process to quickly assess the importance of observed common degradation for both reliability and safety to determine if further action is necessary. The screening process conservatively assumes that common degradation is common cause failure. For a population with between 100 and 5000 items we applied the screening process and conclude the following. In general, for a reliability requirement specified in the Military Characteristics (MCs) for a specific weapon system, common degradation is of concern if more than 100(1-x)% of the weapons are susceptible to common degradation, where x is the required reliability expressed as a fraction. Common degradation is of concern for the safety of a weapon subsystem if more than 0.1% of the population is susceptible to common degradation. Common degradation is of concern for the safety of a weapon component or overall weapon system if two or more components/weapons in the population are susceptible to degradation. Finally, we developed a technique for detailed evaluation of common degradation leading to common cause failure for situations that are determined to be of concern using the screening process. The detailed evaluation requires that best estimates of common cause and independent failure probabilities be produced. Using these techniques, observed common degradation can be evaluated for effects on reliability and safety.

Darby, John L.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-term Results of Carbon Ion Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced or Unfavorably Located Choroidal Melanoma: Usefulness of CT-based 2-Port Orthogonal Therapy for Reducing the Incidence of Neovascular Glaucoma  

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Purpose: To determine the long-term results of carbon ion radiation therapy (C-ion RT) in patients with choroidal melanoma, and to assess the usefulness of CT-based 2-port irradiation in reducing the risk of neovascular glaucoma (NVG). Methods and Materials: Between January 2001 and February 2012, a total of 116 patients with locally advanced or unfavorably located choroidal melanoma received CT-based C-ion RT. Of these patients, 114 were followed up for more than 6 months and their data analyzed. The numbers of T3 and T2 patients (International Union Against Cancer [UICC], 5th edition) were 106 and 8, respectively. The total dose of C-ion RT varied from 60 to 85 GyE, with each dose given in 5 fractions. Since October 2005, 2-port therapy (51 patients) has been used in an attempt to reduce the risk of NVG. A dose-volume histogram analysis was also performed in 106 patients. Results: The median follow-up was 4.6 years (range, 0.5-10.6 years). The 5-year overall survival, cause-specific survival, local control, distant metastasis-free survival, and eye retention rates were 80.4% (95% confidence interval 89.0%-71.8%), 82.2% (90.6%-73.8%), 92.8% (98.5%-87.1%), 72.1% (81.9%-62.3%), and 92.8% (98.1%-87.5%), respectively. The overall 5-year NVG incidence rate was 35.9% (25.9%-45.9%) and that of 1-port group and 2-port group were 41.6% (29.3%-54.0%) and 13.9% (3.2%-24.6%) with statistically significant difference (P<.001). The dose-volume histogram analysis showed that the average irradiated volume of the iris-ciliary body was significantly lower in the non-NVG group than in the NVG group at all dose levels, and significantly lower in the 2-port group than in the 1-port group at high dose levels. Conclusions: The long-term results of C-ion RT for choroidal melanoma are satisfactory. CT-based 2-port C-ion RT can be used to reduce the high-dose irradiated volume of the iris-ciliary body and the resulting risk of NVG.

Toyama, Shingo [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan) [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan); Department of Heavy Particle Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga (Japan); Tsuji, Hiroshi, E-mail: h_tsuji@nirs.go.jp [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan)] [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan); Mizoguchi, Nobutaka; Nomiya, Takuma; Kamada, Tadashi [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan)] [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan); Tokumaru, Sunao [Department of Heavy Particle Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga (Japan)] [Department of Heavy Particle Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga (Japan); Mizota, Atsushi [Department of Ophthalmology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo (Japan)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo (Japan); Ohnishi, Yoshitaka [Department of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama (Japan)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama (Japan); Tsujii, Hirohiko [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan)] [Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan)

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

DOE-NE-STD-1004-92; Root Cause Analysis Guidance Document  

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NE-STD-1004-92 NE-STD-1004-92 DOE GUIDELINE ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS GUIDANCE DOCUMENT February 1992 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Standards Washington, D.C. 20585 ii ABSTRACT DOE Order 5000.3A, "Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information," investigation and reporting of occurrences (including the performance of root cause analysis) requires the and the selection, implementation, and follow-up of corrective actions. The level of effort expended should be based on the significance attached to the occurrence. Most off-normal occurrences need only a scaled- down effort while most emergency occurrences should be investigated using one or more of the formal analytical models. A discussion of methodologies, instructions, and worksheets in this document guides

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Assessment of Building Damage Hazard Caused by Earthquake: Integration of FNN and GIS  

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Abstract The objective of this research is to develop an integrated system that implements FNN and GIS to evaluate the building damage hazard caused by earthquake and to calculate the economic losses of damage. This research comprises of four steps which is the development of building damage hazard zones, the development of building database, the assessment of building damage hazard and the impact of economic losses in of damage. The result of the analysis showed that more than 97 percent of the functions of buildings in research location is a low hazard of building damage, where residential/commercial type and educational/religious facilities majority is in moderate to high hazard zone of building damage. The direct economic loss due to building damages caused by earthquake in Banda Aceh city Indonesia is estimated around 1,518,831,150,000 in Indonesia rupiah (168,759,016 in US Dollars).

E. Irwansyah; Sri Hartati

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Brand alliance and event management for social causes: Evidence from New Zealand  

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Abstract This paper uses findings from research on the effectiveness of a New Zealand health promotion program to make two arguments. The first is that, in appropriate cases such as this program, event management can play a key role in a social marketing health promotion campaign. In showing how event management added value to achieving that particular program's goals, it argues that event management could often be a valid and effective part of the mix for other campaigns promoting social causes. The second highlights important issues that can arise in relationships between non-profit organizations and the commercial sponsors of their events. It contends that organisers of campaigns for social causes need to be alert to the risks in brand alliances between such organizations and need to consider not only the appropriateness of the fit but also the need for an appropriate balance between the sponsor's commercial interests and the non-profit organization's goal.

Margalit Toledano; Murray Riches

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Hanford Single-Shell Tank Leak Causes and Locations - 241-T Farm  

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This document identifies 241-T Tank Farm (T Farm) leak causes and locations for the 100 series leaking tanks (241-T-106 and 241-T-111) identified in RPP-RPT-55084, Rev. 0, Hanford 241-T Farm Leak Inventory Assessment Report. This document satisfies the T Farm portion of the target (T04) in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-045-91F.

Girardot, Crystal L.; Harlow, Donald G.

2014-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

428

Circuit bridging of digital equipment caused by smoke from a cable fire  

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Advanced reactor systems are likely to use protection systems with digital electronics that ideally should be resistant to environmental hazards, including smoke from possible cable fires. Previous smoke tests have shown that digital safety systems can fail even at relatively low levels of smoke density and that short-term failures are likely to be caused by circuit bridging. Experiments were performed to examine these failures, with a focus on component packaging and protection schemes. Circuit bridging, which causes increased leakage currents and arcs, was gauged by measuring leakage currents among the leads of component packages. The resistance among circuit leads typically varies over a wide range, depending on the nature of the circuitry between the pins, bias conditions, circuit board material, etc. Resistance between leads can be as low as 20 k{Omega} and still be good, depending on the component. For these tests, the authors chose a printed circuit board and components that normally have an interlead resistance above 10{sup 12} {Omega}, but if the circuit is exposed to smoke, circuit bridging causes the resistance to fall below 10{sup 3} {Omega}. Plated-through-hole (PTH) and surface-mounted (SMT) packages were exposed to a series of different smoke environments using a mixture of environmentally qualified cables for fuel. Conformal coatings and enclosures were tested as circuit protection methods. High fuel levels, high humidity, and high flaming burns were the conditions most likely to cause circuit bridging. The inexpensive conformal coating that was tested - an acrylic spray - reduced leakage currents, but enclosure in a chassis with a fan did not. PTH packages were more resistant to smoke-induced circuit bridging than SMT packages. Active components failed most often in tests where the leakage currents were high, but failure did not always accompany high leakage currents.

Tanaka, T.J.; Anderson, D.J.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Hanford Single-Shell Tank Leak Causes and Locations - 241-C Farm  

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This document identifies 241-C Tank Farm (C Farm) leak causes and locations for the 100 series leaking tanks (241-C-101 and 241-C-105) identified in RPP-RPT-33418, Rev. 2, Hanford C-Farm Leak Inventory Assessments Report. This document satisfies the C Farm portion of the target (T04) in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-045-91F.

Girardot, Crystal L.; Harlow, Donald G.

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

430

Mechanisms of bioprosthetic heart valve failure: Fatigue causes collagen denaturation and glycosaminoglycan loss  

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caused progressive damage to the molecular structure of type I collagen as assessed by Fourier transform aortic valve cusps were 65.2 ± 8.66 g uronic acid/10 mg of dry weight for control and 7.91 ± 1.1 g uronic acid/10 mg of dry weight for 10­300 million cycled cusps. Together, these molecular changes contribute

Zand, Robert

431

A robust Bayesian approach to modeling epistemic uncertainty in common-cause failure models  

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In a standard Bayesian approach to the alpha-factor model for common-cause failure, a precise Dirichlet prior distribution models epistemic uncertainty in the alpha-factors. This Dirichlet prior is then updated with observed data to obtain a posterior distribution, which forms the basis for further inferences. In this paper, we adapt the imprecise Dirichlet model of Walley to represent epistemic uncertainty in the alpha-factors. In this approach, epistemic uncertainty is expressed more cautiously via lower and upper expectations for each alpha-factor, along with a learning parameter which determines how quickly the model learns from observed data. For this application, we focus on elicitation of the learning parameter, and find that values in the range of 1 to 10 seem reasonable. The approach is compared with Kelly and Atwood's minimally informative Dirichlet prior for the alpha-factor model, which incorporated precise mean values for the alpha-factors, but which was otherwise quite diffuse. Next, we explore the use of a set of Gamma priors to model epistemic uncertainty in the marginal failure rate, expressed via a lower and upper expectation for this rate, again along with a learning parameter. As zero counts are generally less of an issue here, we find that the choice of this learning parameter is less crucial. Finally, we demonstrate how both epistemic uncertainty models can be combined to arrive at lower and upper expectations for all common-cause failure rates. Thereby, we effectively provide a full sensitivity analysis of common-cause failure rates, properly reflecting epistemic uncertainty of the analyst on all levels of the common-cause failure model.

Matthias C. M. Troffaes; Gero Walter; Dana Kelly

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Hanford Single Shell Tank Leak Causes and Locations - 241-TX Farm  

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This document identifies 241-TX Tank Farm (TX Farm) leak causes and locations for the 100 series leaking tanks (241-TX-107 and 241-TX-114) identified in RPP-RPT-50870, Rev. 0, Hanford 241-TX Farm Leak Inventory Assessment Report. This document satisfies the TX Farm portion of the target (T04) in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-045-91F.

Girardot, C. L.; Harlow, D> G.

2014-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

433

Investigations of the cause of fishkills in fish-rearing facilities in Raven Fork watershed  

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An investigation was undertaken to determine the cause of fishkills in trout-rearing facilities located adjacent to Raven Fork Creek within the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina. Approximately 50,000 rainbow trout were lost at the Blankenship trout farm-a commercial facility-following eight storm events between March 31 and December 2, 1981. In addition, 524 trophy-size trout died in three ponds operated by the Cherokee tribe for stocking reservation streams. It was found fishkills in the trout farm could be prevented by adding lime to water from the creek as it was pumped into the facility; this strengthened the assumption acidity (H/sup +/) was responsible for the fishkills. Mortality of trophy trout was stopped by routing water from nearby springs to the ponds during and following rain events. Because of concern that these fishkills might be caused by acid rain, TVA was requested by the Cherokee tribe to assist in determining the cause. Limited studies were conducted during March through August 1982 to test two hypotheses: (1) concentrations of H/sup +/ and soluble aluminum in Raven Fork following storm events were high enough to kill rainbow trout and (2) atmospheric deposition was a greater source of stream H/sup +/ than acid-producing geologic formations or the forest soils.

Jones, H.C.; Noggle, J.C.; Young, R.C.; Kelly, J.M.; Olem, H.; Ruane, R.J.; Pasch, R.W.; Hyfantis, G.J.; Parkhurst, W.J.

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Acidity and aluminum toxicity caused by iron oxidation around anode bars  

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Soil acidity and aluminum toxicity are serious environmental problems often found in humid temperate and tropical regions or in areas with acid rain. Iron oxidation in soils can also cause high concentrations of H{sup +}, which, in turn, causes an increase of Al{sup 3+} in the soil solution. To examine this problem, a study was undertaken to discover the cause of crop damage in crops planted over buried anode bars. Anode bars are part of an impressed current cathodic protection system for pipelines near Decatur, Illinois. Soil samples were collected from the problem site and from a non-problem site for comparison. Results showed that Fe oxidation around anode bars at the problem site is stimulated by electric current, a situation that results in high concentrations of H{sup +} and reduces soil pH to less than 3.0. Under the low pH condition, the content of available Al is very high, and therefore, the soil solution becomes toxic for soybean roots. Exchangeable Al was 360 to 700 ppm in soil immediately adjacent to anode bars but only 3 ppm in the soil midway between anode bars. The damage to the plants, such as reduced vegetative growth and lowered seed yield, developed in a circular pattern over the anode bars. Factors contributing to the problem were soil Fe content, rectifier voltage, and soil drainage.

Shen, S. [Dept. of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA (United States). ARS Eastern Regional Research Center] [Dept. of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA (United States). ARS Eastern Regional Research Center; Pepper, G.E.; Hassett, J.J.; Stucki, J.W. [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)] [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Measurement of prompt neutron spectra from the 239Pu(n,f) fission reaction for incident neutron energies from 1 to 200 MeV  

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Prompt fission neutron spectra in the neutron-induced fission of 239Pu have been measured for incident neutron energies from 1 to 200 MeV at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center. Mean energies deduced from the prompt fission neutron spectra (PFNS) lead to the observation of the opening of the second chance fission at 7 MeV and to indications for the openings of fission channels of third and fourth chances. Moreover, the general trend of the measured PFNS is well reproduced by the different models. The comparison between data and models presents, however, two discrepancies. First, the prompt neutron mean energy seems constant for neutron energy, at least up to 7 MeV, whereas in the theoretical calculations it is continuously increasing. Second, data disagree with models on the shape of the high energy part of the PFNS, where our data suggest a softer spectrum than the predictions.

A. Chatillon; G. Bélier; T. Granier; B. Laurent; B. Morillon; J. Taieb; R. C. Haight; M. Devlin; R. O. Nelson; S. Noda; J. M. O'Donnell

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

436

What causes an organisation to be what it is and to become what it could be: A Philosophical Expedition.  

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??This work represents the evolution of a thesis asking the question what causes an organisation to be what it is and to become what it… (more)

Byrne, Alan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Hanford Single-Shell Tank Leak Causes and Locations - 241-SX Farm  

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This document identifies 241-SX Tank Farm (SX Farm) leak causes and locations for the 100 series leaking tanks (241-SX-107, 241-SX-108, 241-SX-109, 241-SX-111, 241-SX-112, 241-SX-113, 241-SX-114, and 241-SX-115) identified in RPP-ENV-39658, Rev. 0, Hanford SX-Farm Leak Assessments Report. This document satisfies the SX Farm portion of the target (T04) in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-045-91F.

Girardot, Crystal L. [Washington River Protection Solutions (United States); Harlow, Donald G. [Washington River Protection Solutions (United States)

2014-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

438

Enhanced quantum coherence in graphene caused by Pd cluster deposition and its zero-temperature saturation  

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We report on the unexpected increase in the dephasing lengths of a graphene sheet caused by the deposition of Pd nanoclusters, as demonstrated by weak localization measurements. The dephasing lengths reached saturated values at low temperatures, which was essentially related to zero-temperature dephasing. The temperature-dependent dephasing was described by 1/(TlnT) and the saturated dephasing period was found to depend on {\\sigma}le, revealing disorder-induced zero-temperature dephasing in our defect-enriched graphene. Taken together with our theoretical calculations, we suggest that competition between surface scattering and charge transfer leads to the improvement of quantum coherence in cluster-decorated graphene.

Yuyuan Qin; Junhao Han; Guoping Guo; Zhaoguo Li; Yongping Du; You Song; Li Pi; Xuefeng Wang; Xiangang Wan; Wei Ning; Feng Miao; Xinran Wang; Zhe Qu; Jianfeng Zhou; Jianguo Wan; Min Han; Fengqi Song; Baigeng Wang; Guanghou Wang

2014-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

439

Study of the change of electron temperature inside magnetic island caused by localized radio frequency heating  

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The change in the electron temperature inside magnetic island caused by localized radio frequency (rf) heating is studied numerically by solving the two-dimensional energy transport equation, to investigate the dependence of the temperature change on the location and width of the rf power deposition along the minor radius and the helical angle, the island width, and the ratio between the parallel and the perpendicular heat conductivity. Based on obtained numerical results, suggestions for optimizing the island stabilization by localized rf heating are made.

Yang, J.; Zhu, S. [Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031 (China); Center for Magnetic Fusion Theory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031 (China); Yu, Q. [Max-Planck-Institute fuer Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Garching 85748 (Germany); Zhuang, G. [College of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074 (China)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

440

Hanford Single-Shell Tank Leak Causes and Locations - 241-BY and 241-TY Farm  

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This document identifies 241-BY Tank Farm (BY Farm) and 241-TY Tank Farm (TY Farm) lead causes and locations for the 100 series leaking tanks (241-BY-103, 241-TY-103, 241-TY-104, 241-TY-105 and 241-TY-106) identified in RPP-RPT-43704, Hanford BY Farm Leak Assessments Report, and in RPP-RPT-42296, Hanford TY Farm Leak Assessments Report. This document satisfies the BY and TY Farm portion of the target (T04) in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-045-91F.

Girardot, Crystal L.; Harlow, Donald G.

2014-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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441

MODELING OF PLANE-WAVE INCIDENCE ON A TWISTED-WIRE PAIR BUNDLE FOR RF INGRESS ESTIMATION IN DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE SYSTEMS  

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is electromagnetic interference (EMI) caused by external radio sources that operate in the same frequency band) system consisting of a bundle of twisted-wire pairs (TWPs) in the presence of electromagnetic interference (EMI) is presented. The objective of such a model is to analyze the susceptibility of TWP bundles

442

Transgenic plants are sensitive bioindicators of nuclear pollution caused by the Chernobyl accident  

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To evaluate the genetic consequences of radioactive contamination originating from the Nuclear reactor accident of Chernobyl on indigenous populations of plants and animals, it is essential to determine the rates of accumulating genetic changes in chronically irradiated populations. An increase in germline mutation rates in humans living close to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant site, and a two- to tenfold increase in germline mutations in barn swallows breeding in Chernobyl have been reported. Little is known, however, about the effects of chronic irradiation on plant genomes. Ionizing radiation causes double-strand breaks in DNA, which are repaired via illegitimate or homologous recombination. The authors make use of Arabidopsis thaliana plants carrying a {beta}-glucuronidase marker gene as a recombination substrate to monitor genetic alterations in plant populations, which are caused by nuclear pollution of the environment around Chernobyl. A significant increase in somatic intrachromosomal recombination frequencies was observed at nuclear pollution levels from 0.1--900 Ci/km{sup 2}, consistent with an increase in chromosomal aberrations. This bioindicator may serve as a convenient and ethically acceptable alternative to animal systems.

Kovalchuk, I.; Kovalchuk, O. [Ivano-Frankivsk State Medical Academy (Ukraine)]|[Friedrich Miescher Inst., Basel (Switzerland); Arkhipov, A. [Chernobyl Scientific and Technical Center of International Research (Ukraine); Hohn, B. [Friedrich Miescher Inst., Basel (Switzerland)

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Multivariate process control for detection and cause identification of location shifts  

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Most processes involve more than one process/product output variable, multiple process input/regulatory variables, and a category of noise variables, which consists of factors not considered in the model, or those external to the process. Since output variables are not necessarily independent of each other, an adequate approach involves multivariate process control for monitoring of the process. It is of practical value to determine possible causes in the event of a change in the process location, which is detected through a multivariate control chart. In this paper, for cause identification, one of the methods uses information from only the process input variables, while the other uses a generalised measure, based on the residuals, that incorporates the process input and output variables. A simulation approach is adopted to investigate the performance of the proposed estimators as well as the traditional estimator that incorporates only the process/product output variables. Based on a selected performance measure of the average run length of the time to first detection, when the location parameter has changed, the proposed methods perform favourably compared to the traditional estimator.

Amitava Mitra; Mark M. Clark

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Cancer-Causing Human Papillomavirus E6 Proteins Display Major Differences in the Phospho-Regulation of their PDZ Interactions.  

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...Rights Reserved. 2014 research-article Cancer-Causing Human Papillomavirus E6 Proteins...I-34149 Trieste, Italy ^ School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham...Previous studies have shown that that the cancer-causing high risk HPV E6 oncoproteins...

Siaw Shi Boon; Vjekoslav Tomai?; Miranda Thomas; Sally Roberts; Lawrence Banks

2014-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

445

Decrease in Protein Solubility and Cataract Formation Caused by the Pro23 to Thr Mutation in Human D-Crystallin,  

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Decrease in Protein Solubility and Cataract Formation Caused by the Pro23 to Thr Mutation in Human 21, 2004; ReVised Manuscript ReceiVed NoVember 23, 2004 ABSTRACT: The P23T mutation in the human D the molecular mechanism of lens opacity caused by this mutation, we expressed human D-crystallin (HGD), the P23T

Benedek, George B.

446

Managing scab diseases of potato and radish caused by Streptomyces spp. using Bacillus amyloliquefaciens BAC03 and other biomaterials  

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Managing scab diseases of potato and radish caused by Streptomyces spp. using Bacillus Field evaluation Biomaterials a b s t r a c t Streptomyces spp. cause scab in plants like potato ) significantly reduced the severity of common scab in potato and/or radish. In two Michigan fields in 2011

Douches, David S.

447

Mass Spectral Evidence That Small Changes in Composition Caused by Oxidative Aging Processes Alter Aerosol CCN Properties  

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Mass Spectral Evidence That Small Changes in Composition Caused by Oxidative Aging Processes Alter that small changes in particle chemical composition caused by oxidation could increase the CCN activity increased cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) activity compared to their hydro- phobic counterparts. At present

448

CANTON LAKESHORE CANTON E BEST CON NEAUT GIDD INGS EAST N ELLSWORT  

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449

CLYDE L. 0 INGS, M.D.,Ph.D. RICHARD G. SNYDER, Ph.D.  

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. The results consist of 33 isometric exertion measurements which include the torques developed around the wrist an adjustable instrumented exoskeleton for the right side of the body. Careful attention was directed towards

450

1997/98 CSULB Catalog Student Services 21 ing, computer science, engineering, finance, government,  

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-5772 for information on the services offered. Cooperative Education (Co-Op) Cooperative Education internships offer units of elective academic credit. Educational Participation in Communities (EPIC) The Educational-division Co-op courses are available for up to 6 units of elective academic credit. Counseling

Sorin, Eric J.

451

The Inglis-Belyaev formula and the hypothesis of the two-quasiparticle excitations (version 2012)  

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The goal of the present work is to revisit the cranking formula of the vibrational parameters, especially its well known drawbacks. The latter can be summarized as spurious resonances or singularities in the behavior of the mass parameters in the limit of unpaired systems. It is found that these problems are simply induced by the presence of two derivatives in the formula. In effect, this formula is based on the hypothesis of contributions of excited states due only to two quasiparticles. But it turns out that this is not the case for the derivatives. We deduce therefore that the derivatives are not well founded in the formula. We propose then simply to suppress these terms from the formula. Although this solution seems to be simplistic, it solves definitively all its inherent problems.

B. Mohammed-Azizi

2011-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

452

Bala, K., P. Dutre (eds.). Render-ing Techniques 2005. Springer-  

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. Introduction to Scientific Computing: A Matrix Approach Using MATLAB. Pren- tice Hall 1999 Gries, D., W. de its texts and mono- graphs. The department is proud to have faculty- authored texts that set-Wesley 1988 Coleman, T.F., C. Van Loan. Handbook for Matrix Computa- tions. SIAM Teitelbaum, T., T.W. Reps

Keinan, Alon

453

Institute for Micro System Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Jrg Mller  

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silicon. Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells PEM fuel cells are expected to be the main on crystalline thick film silicon solar cells on glass substrates and polymer fuel cells Micro Total Analysis solar cell, potentially high efficient and low cost, is devel- oped, which is based on a rapid melting

Moeller, Ralf

454

E-Mobility Research Network Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Ghlich  

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fuel cells Improved fuel cell cathode catalysts for oxygen reduction 2. Ethanol fuel cell range extenders Highly efficient multi metallic anode materials for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell Range Extenders 3. PEM and alkaline water electrolyzers Low cost catalysts for acid and alkaline water splitting Prof

Berlin,Technische Universität

455

ing the distribution of those galaxies, the way they clump and spread out, scientists  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

scrutiny. WMAP, SDSS, and a new set of supernova observations re- leased this year are beginning to give. If the dark energy is stronger than a critical value, then it will eventually tear apart galaxies, solar

Yildiz, Ahmet

456

IntroduCtIon: QuantIfyIng soCIal develoPment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

civilization are most often traced back to the ancient Greeks and romans, although other advocates identify pre

Landweber, Laura

457

Protective interior wall and attach8ing means for a fusion reactor vacuum vessel  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An array of connected plates mounted on the inside wall of the vacuum vessel of a magnetic confinement reactor in order to provide a protective surface for energy deposition inside the vessel. All fasteners are concealed and protected beneath the plates, while the plates themselves share common mounting points. The entire array is installed with torqued nuts on threaded studs; provision also exists for thermal expansion by mounting each plate with two of its four mounts captured in an oversize grooved spool. A spool-washer mounting hardware allows one edge of a protective plate to be torqued while the other side remains loose, by simply inverting the spool-washer hardware.

Phelps, Richard D. (Greeley, CO); Upham, Gerald A. (Valley Center, CA); Anderson, Paul M. (San Diego, CA)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

INFORMATION EXCELLENTIA CoLumbIA ENgINEErINg 229  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is working on "service engineering," a concept similar to financial engineering. "It is similar to selling their options," he said. "There's an art and science to engineering and pricing services, but it is always easier when they are win-win for buyers and sellers," Gallego said. "I'm using service engineering

Hone, James

459

Chair for Applied Informatics IV Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jablonski  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Architecture Service Provision (Applications) Billing module Service provision (computing, storage) Service) - data security and privacy - availability and sustainability and therefore limits efficiency - usability and ease of use (e.g. single login) - data security and privacy - availability and sustainability

Ullmann, G. Matthias

460

ing together for a safer community The following information is provided to offer  

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else has secured the door. · Report any defective lights or locks to security as soon as possible. · Never leave valuables on show in your car, lock them out of sight. · Keep the telephone number

Royal Holloway, University of London

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461

Q&A: FORGE-ing Ahead to Clean, Low-Cost Geothermal Energy | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

research site in the United States that allows scientists and engineers to develop and test new technologies for Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS). EGS are the next frontier in...

462

CLEAN(ING) COAL: THE ENTHYMEMATIC QUALITIES OF IMAGES, EDITING AND COLOR IN CLEAN COAL ADVERTISING.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Energy advertisements in the United States have increased in both prominence and political importance in recent years. The increasing pressure of environmental concerns requires energy… (more)

Struth, Matthew Steven

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Utz von Wagner 21.03.2012 Technische Universitt Berlin,  

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). For market sectors such as large-series and ecological cars, AMT offers the advantage of lower weight are at highest level. For high class sport cars, vehicle dynamic performances and driving quality can be strongly, driving conditions and selected program. The quality of the vehicle propulsion as perceived by the driver

Berlin,Technische Universität

464

INFORMATION EXCELLENTIA CoLumbIA ENgINEErINg202  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

energy use. "The path towards green computing systems starts with more efficient communication to the times needed for computation, on-chip communication was basically instantaneous," Carloni explained communication infrastruc- tures that make it easier to integrate new components into our designs," he said. His

Hone, James

465

MODELING TB AND HIV CO-INFECTIONS Lih-Ing W. Roeger Zhilan ...  

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and the overall reproductive number for the system, R = max{R1, R2}. The .... The TB/HIV model is given by the following systems of eight ordinary differential.

2009-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

466

College of ARCHITeCTURe, ART & PlAnnIng Department of Architecture  

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-Active Polymer at an Architectural Scale | ETHZ and EMPA Arch 4101/4102 /5101 & 7912 Smart Materials as smart materials. Materials are considered smart materials if they can respond to an external stimulus due to changes in their environment. For example, Shape Memory Alloys are a polymorphic smart material

467

Example of High Dimensional Contract An exotic high dimensional option is the ING-Coconote option  

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Industrials GlaxoSmithKline PLC London Pharmaceuticals HBOS PLC London Banks HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg) London

Oosterlee, Cornelis W. "Kees"

468

WORKERS' COMPENSATION INJURY / INCIDENT REPORT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with appropriate medical care and a portion of lost wages following a work-related injury, illness or disease. MEDICAL TREATMENT In cases of job-related injury/illness, on-campus employees are required to obtain needed medical care either from Occupational Health Services at Poudre Valley Hospital, Concentra Medical

469

Radiation Incident on Tilted Collectors  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For solar energy system design purposes, observations of solar radiation on a horizontal surface must be converted to values on a tilted energy collector. An empirical conversion relationship, introduced by Liu and Jordan (1960) and based on ...

P. J. Robinson

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Los Alamos racquetball contamination incident  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Several employees of the Los Alamos Plutonium Facility were found to have low levels of radioactivity on their hands and clothing when they arrived for work one morning. The initial concern was that the stringent contamination or material controls at the facility had failed, and that one or more of the employees had either accidentally or intentionally removed plutonium from the Laboratory premises. Fortunately, however, an investigation revealed that the source of the radioactivity was radon daughters electrostatically collected upon the surface of the racquetball and transferred by physical contact to the employees during an early morning racquetball game. This paper describes the events leading to the discovery of this phenomenon. 1 figure.

McAtee, J.L.; Stafford, R.G.; Dowdy, E.J.; Prestwood, R.J.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Modal Logics for Incidence Geometries  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......and hence |z|2 = |t|2. Suppose |z|2|||t|2. To show z\\\\t suppose for some x G W that xonz and xont and pro- ceed to show z=it. By (on) we obtain |x|i in |z|2 and \\x\\\\ in |t|2 and by |z|2|||t|2 we get |z|2......

PHILIPPE BALBIANI; LUIS FARIÑAS DEL CERRO; TINKO TINCHEV; DIMITER VAKARELOV

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Handheld reader Incident wave Microwave  

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for Moisture Detection Utilizing Carbon Nanotube Arnaud Vena, A. Ali Babar, Lauri Sydänheimo and Leena Ukkonen-printing a dual rhombic loop scatterer on a flexible substrate having a size of 4x2cm2 only. This sensor operates in the ISM band at 2.45 GHz. The scatterer is doped with a thin layer of carbon nanotube- based organic ink

Tentzeris, Manos

473

Measurement and simulation of jet mass caused by a high-aspect ratio hole perturbation  

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Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) capsule performance can be negatively impacted by the presence of hydrodynamic instabilities. To perform a gas fill on an ICF capsule, current plans involve drilling a small hole and inserting a fill tube to inject the gas mixture into the capsule. This introduces a perturbation on the capsule, which can seed hydrodynamic instabilities. The small hole can cause jetting of the shell material into the gas, which might adversely affect the capsule performance. We have performed simulations and experiments to study the hydrodynamic evolution of jets from high-aspect ratio holes, such as the fill tube hole. Although simulations using cold materials overpredict the amount of mass in the jet, when a reasonable amount of preheat (<1 eV) is introduced, the simulations are in better agreement with the experiment.

Keiter, Paul A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Cooley, James H [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wilson, D C [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kyrala, George A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Blue, Brent E [LLNL; Edwards, J [LLNL; Elliott, James B [LLNL; Robey, H F [LLNL; Spears, B [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Gauge Field Turbulence as a Cause of Inflation in Chern-Simons Modified Gravity  

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In this paper, we study the dynamics of the Chern-Simons Inflation Model proposed by Alexander, Marciano and Spergel. According to this model, inflation begins when a fermion current interacts with a turbulent gauge field in a space larger than some critical size. This mechanism appears to work by driving energy from the initial random spectrum into a narrow band of frequencies, similar to the inverse energy cascade seen in MHD turbulence. In this work we focus on the dynamics of the interaction using phase diagrams and a thorough analysis of the evolution equations. We show that in this model inflation is caused by an over-damped harmonic oscillator driving waves in the gauge field at their resonance frequency.

David Garrison

2014-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Gauge Field Turbulence as a Cause of Inflation in Chern-Simons Modified Gravity  

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In this paper, we study the dynamics of the Chern-Simons Inflation Model proposed by Alexander, Marciano and Spergel. According to this model, inflation begins when a fermion current interacts with a turbulent gauge field in a space larger than some critical size. This mechanism appears to work by driving energy from the initial random spectrum into a narrow band of frequencies, similar to the inverse energy cascade seen in MHD turbulence. In this work we focus on the dynamics of the interaction using phase diagrams and a thorough analysis of the evolution equations. We show that in this model inflation is caused by an over-damped harmonic oscillator driving waves in the gauge field at their resonance frequency.

Garrison, David

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exposure to 1-bromopropane causes degeneration of noradrenergic axons in the rat brain  

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1-Bromopropane (1-BP) has been used as an alternative to ozone-depleting solvents. Previous studies showed that 1-BP is neurotoxic in animals and humans. In humans, exposure to 1-BP caused various neurological and neurobehavioral symptoms or signs including depressive or irritated mood. However, the neurobiological changes underlying the depressive symptoms induced by 1-BP remain to be determined. The depressive symptoms are thought to be associated with degeneration of axons containing noradrenaline and serotonin. Based on this hypothesis, the present study examined the effects of repeated exposure to 1-BP on serotonergic and noradrenergic axons. Exposure to 1-BP induced dose-dependent decreases in the density of noradrenergic axons in the rat prefrontal cortex, but no apparent change in the density of serotonergic axons. The results suggest that depressive symptoms in workers exposed to 1-BP are due, at least in part, to the degeneration of noradrenergic axons in the brain.

Sahabudeen Sheik Mohideen; Gaku Ichihara; Sahoko Ichihara; Shoji Nakamura

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal performance upgrade of the Arkansas Nuclear One cooling tower: A ``root cause`` analysis approach  

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The thermal performance efficiency of the natural draft cooling tower at Entergy Operations` 858 MWe Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 was successfully upgraded to 101% of design performance capability in April 1994 as the end result of a unique root-cause analysis of the cooling tower`s long-standing performance deficiencies. Through application of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing methods and computer modeling techniques, Entergy was able to identify and correct air/water maldistribution problems in the 447 foot tall counterflow cooling tower at minimal cost. Entergy estimates that the savings realized, as a result of the 1.2 F reduction in cooling tower outlet water temperature, will pay for the thermal upgrade project in approximately 14 months.

Liffick, G.W. [Entergy Operations, Inc., Russellville, AR (United States); Cooper, J.W. Jr. [John Cooper and Associates, Tampa, FL (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the causes of failure in high chrome oxide refractory materials from slagging gasifiers  

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High Cr2O3 refractory materials are used to line the hot face of slagging gasifiers. Gasifiers are reaction chambers that convert water, oxygen, and a carbon feedstock into CO, H2, and methane at temperatures as high as 1575oC and pressures up to 1000 psi. Ash in the carbon feedstock liquefies, erodes and corrodes the gasifier’s refractory liner, contributing to liner failure within a few months to two years. The failure of a refractory liner decreases a gasifier’s on-line availability and causes costly system downtime and repairs. Many factors contribute to refractory lining failure, including slag penetration and corrosion, thermal cycling, gasifier environment, and mechanical loads. The results of refractory post-mortem failure analysis and how observations relate to gasifier service life will be discussed.

Bennett, J.P.; Kwong, K.-S.; Powell, C.A.; Thomas, H.; Krabbe, R.A.

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of the causes of failure in high chrome oxide refractory materials from slagging gasifiers  

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High Cr2O3 refractory materials are used to line the hot face of slagging gasifiers. Gasifiers are reaction chambers that convert water, oxygen, and a carbon feedstock into CO, H2, and methane at temperatures as high as 1575DGC and pressures up to 1000 psi. Ash in the carbon feedstock liquefies, erodes and corrodes the gasifier's refractory liner, contributing to liner failure within a few months to two years. The failure of a refractory liner decreases a gasifier's on-line availability and causes costly system downtime and repairs. Many factors contribute to refractory lining failure, including slag penetration and corrosion, thermal cycling, gasifier environment, and mechanical loads. The results of refractory post-mortem failure analysis and how observations relate to gasifier service life will be discussed.

Bennett, James P.; Kwong, Kyei-Sing; Powell, Cynthia A.; Thomas, Hugh; Krabbe, Rick

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-resolution grazing-incidence grating spectrometer for temperature measurements of low-Z ions emitting in the 100–300 Å spectral band  

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We have constructed a high-resolution grazing-incidence spectrometer designed for measuring the ion temperature of low-Z elements, such as Li{sup +} or Li{sup 2+}, which radiate near 199 Å and 135 Å, respectively. Based on measurements at the Livermore Electron Beam Ion Trap we have shown that the instrumental resolution is better than 48 mÅ at the 200 Å setting and better than 40 mÅ for the 135-Å range. Such a high spectral resolution corresponds to an instrumental limit for line-width based temperature measurements of about 45 eV for the 199 Å Li{sup +} and 65 eV for the 135 Å Li{sup 2+} lines. Recently obtained survey spectra from the Lithium Tokamak Experiment at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory show the presence of these lithium emission lines and the expected core ion temperature of approximately 70 eV is sufficiently high to demonstrate the feasibility of utilizing our high-resolution spectrometer as an ion-temperature diagnostic.

Widmann, K., E-mail: widmann1@llnl.gov; Beiersdorfer, P.; Magee, E. W. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Boyle, D. P.; Kaita, R.; Majeski, R. [Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 (United States)

2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements of Fission Products from the Fukushima Daiichi Incident in San Francisco Bay Area Air Filters, Automobile Filters, Rainwater, and Food  

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A variety of environmental media were analyzed for fallout radionuclides resulting from the Fukushima nuclear accident by the Low Background Facility (LBF) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, CA. Monitoring activities in air and rainwater began soon after the onset of the March 11, 2011 tsunami and are reported here through the end of 2012. Observed fallout isotopes include $^{131}$I, $^{132}$I,$^{132}$Te,$^{134}$Cs, $^{136}$Cs, and $^{137}$Cs. Isotopes were measured on environmental air filters, automobile filters, and in rainwater. An additional analysis of rainwater in search of $^{90}$Sr is also presented. Last, a series of food measurements conducted in September of 2013 are included due to extended media concerns of $^{134, 137}$Cs in fish. Similar measurements of fallout from the Chernobyl disaster at LBNL, previously unpublished publicly, are also presented here as a comparison with the Fukushima incident. All measurements presented also include natural radionuclides found in the environment to provide a basis for comparison.

A. R. Smith; K. J. Thomas; E. B. Norman; D. L. Hurley; B. T. Lo; Y. D. Chan; P. V. Guillaumon; B. G. Harvey

2013-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Glass melter off-gas system pluggages: Cause, significance, and remediation  

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Liquid high-level nuclear waste will be immobilized at the Savannah River Site (SRS) by vitrification in borosilicate glass. The glass will be produced in the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) where the glass will be poured into stainless steel canisters for eventual disposal in a geologic repository. Experimental glass melters used to develop the vitrification process for immobilization of the waste have experienced problems with pluggage of the off-gas line with solid deposits. Off-gas deposits from the DWPF 1/2 Scale Glass Melter (SGM) and the 1/10th scale Integrated DWPF Melter System (IDMS) were determined to be mixtures of alkali rich chlorides, sulfates, borates, and fluorides with entrained Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}, spinel, and frit particles. The distribution and location of the alkali deposits throughout the off-gas system indicate that the deposits form by vapor-phase transport and condensation. Condensation of the alkali-rich phases cement the entrained particulates causing off-gas system pluggages. The identification of vapor phase transport as the operational mechanism causing off-gas system pluggage indicates that deposition can be effectively eliminated by increasing the off-gas velocity. Scale glass melter operating experience indicates that a velocity of >50 fps is necessary in order to transport the volatile species to the quencher to prevent having condensation occur in the off-gas line. Hotter off-gas line temperatures would retain the alkali compounds as vapors so that they would remain volatile until they reach the quencher. However, hotter off-gas temperatures can only be achieved by using less air/steam flow at the off-gas entrance, e.g. at the off-gas film cooler (OGFC). This would result in lower off-gas velocities. Maintaining a high velocity is, therefore, considered to be a more important criterion for controlling off-gas pluggage than temperature control. 40 refs., 16 figs., 5 tabs.

Jantzen, C.M.

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Critical Causes of Degradation in Integrated Laboratory Scale Cells during High Temperature Electrolysis  

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An ongoing project at Idaho National Laboratory involves generating hydrogen from steam using solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC). This report describes background information about SOECs, the Integrated Laboratory Scale (ILS) testing of solid-oxide electrolysis stacks, ILS performance degradation, and post-test examination of SOECs by various researchers. The ILS test was a 720- cell, three-module test comprised of 12 stacks of 60 cells each. A peak H2 production rate of 5.7 Nm3/hr was achieved. Initially, the module area-specific resistance ranged from 1.25 Ocm2 to just over 2 Ocm2. Total H2 production rate decreased from 5.7 Nm3/hr to a steady state value of 0.7 Nm3/hr. The decrease was primarily due to cell degradation. Post test examination by Ceramatec showed that the hydrogen electrode appeared to be in good condition. The oxygen evolution electrode does show delamination in operation and an apparent foreign layer deposited at the electrolyte interface. Post test examination by Argonne National Laboratory showed that the O2-electrode delaminated from the electrolyte near the edge. One possible reason for this delamination is excessive pressure buildup with high O2 flow in the over-sintered region. According to post test examination at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the electrochemical reactions have been recognized as one of the prevalent causes of their degradation. Specifically, two important degradation mechanisms were examined: (1) transport of Crcontaining species from steel interconnects into the oxygen electrode and LSC bond layers in SOECs, and (2) cation segregation and phase separation in the bond layer. INL conducted a workshop October 27, 2008 to discuss possible causes of degradation in a SOEC stack. Generally, it was agreed that the following are major degradation issues relating to SOECs: • Delamination of the O2-electrode and bond layer on the steam/O2-electrode side • Contaminants (Ni, Cr, Si, etc.) on reaction sites (triple phase boundary) • Loss of electrical/ionic conductivity of electrolyte.

M.S. Sohal; J.E. O'Brien; C.M. Stoots; J. J. Hartvigsen; D. Larsen; S. Elangovan; J.S. Herring; J.D. Carter; V.I. Sharma; B. Yildiz

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pollution Caused by Agricultural Waste Burning and Possible Alternate Uses of Crop Stubble: A Case Study of Punjab  

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Crop residue burning is one among the many sources of air pollution. Burning of farm waste causes severe pollution of land and water ... Straw carbon, nitrogen and sulphur are completely burnt and lost to the atm...

Parmod Kumar; Laxmi Joshi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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User's manual for MOCUS-BACKFIRE [i.e. MOCUS-BACFIRE] : a computer program for common cause failure analysis  

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This report is the user's manual for MOCUS-BACFIRE, a computer programme for qualitative common cause analysis. The MOCUSBACFIRE package code was developed by coupling the MOCUS code and BACFIRE code. The MOCUS code is a ...

Heising, Carolyn D.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humboldtian Science, Creole Meteorology, and the Discovery of Human-Caused Climate Change in Northern South America  

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The belief that human land use is capable of causing large-scale climatic change lies at the root of modern conservation thought and policy. The origins and popularization of this belief were deeply politicized. Alexander ...

Cushman, Gregory T.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blackout 2003: Final Report on the August 14, 2003 Blackout in the United States and Canada: Causes and Recommendations  

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The Task Force has completed a thorough investigation of the causes of the August 14, 2003 blackout and has recommended actions to minimize the likelihood and scope of similar events in the future.

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Influence of a Weak Field of Pulsed DC Electricity on the Behavior and Incidence of Injury in Adult Steelhead and Pacific Lamprey, Final Report.  

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Predation by pinnipeds, such as California sea lions Zalophus californianus, Pacific harbor seals Phoca vitulina, and Stellar sea lions Eumetopias jubatus on adult Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp in the lower Columbia River has become a serious concern for fishery managers trying to conserve and restore runs of threatened and endangered fish. As a result, Smith-Root, Incorporated (SRI; Vancouver, Washington), manufacturers of electrofishing and closely-related equipment, proposed a project to evaluate the potential of an electrical barrier to deter marine mammals and reduce the amount of predation on adult salmonids (SRI 2007). The objectives of their work were to develop, deploy, and evaluate a passive, integrated sonar and electric barrier that would selectively inhibit the upstream movements of marine mammals and reduce predation, but would not injure pinnipeds or impact anadromous fish migrations. However, before such a device could be deployed in the field, concerns by regional fishery managers about the potential effects of such a device on the migratory behavior of Pacific salmon, steelhead O. mykiss, Pacific lampreys Entoshpenus tridentata, and white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus, needed to be addressed. In this report, we describe the results of laboratory research designed to evaluate the effects of prototype electric barriers on adult steelhead and Pacific lampreys. The effects of electricity on fish have been widely studied and include injury or death (e.g., Sharber and Carothers 1988; Dwyer et al. 2001; Snyder 2003), physiological dysfunction (e.g., Schreck et al. 1976; Mesa and Schreck 1989), and altered behavior (Mesa and Schreck 1989). Much of this work was done to investigate the effects of electrofishing on fish in the wild. Because electrofishing operations would always use more severe electrical settings than those proposed for the pinniped barrier, results from these studies are probably not relevant to the work proposed by SRI. Field electrofishing operations typically use high voltage and amperage settings and a variety of waveforms, pulse widths (PW), and pulse frequencies (PF), depending on conditions and target species. For example, when backpack electrofishing for trout in a small stream, one might use settings such as 500 V pulsed DC, a PW of 1 ms, and a PF of 60 Hz. In contrast, the electrical barrier proposed by SRI will produce electrical conditions significantly lower than those used in electrofishing, particularly for PW and PF (e.g., PW ranging from 300-1,000 {micro}s and PF from 2-3 Hz). Further, voltage gradients (in V/cm) are predicted to be lower in the electric barrier than those produced during typical electrofishing. Although the relatively weak, pulsed DC electric fields to be produced by the barrier may be effective at deterring pinnipeds, little, if anything, is known about the effects of such low intensity electrical fields on fish behavior. For this research, we evaluated the effects of weak, pulsed DC electric currents on the behavior of adult steelhead and Pacific lamprey and the incidence of injury in steelhead only. In a series of laboratory experiments, we: (1) documented the rate of passage of fish over miniature, prototype electric barriers when they were on and off; (2) determined some electric thresholds beyond which fish would not pass over the barrier; and (3) assessed the incidence and severity of injury in steelhead exposed to relatively severe electrical conditions. The results of this study should be useful for making decisions about whether to install electrical barriers in the lower Columbia River, or elsewhere, to reduce predation on upstream migrating salmonids and other fishes by marine pinnipeds.

Mesa, Matthew

2009-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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An investigation of changes in groundwater quality caused by in-situ gasification of East Texas lignite  

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AN INVESTIGATION OF CHANGES IN GROUNDWATER QUALITY CAUSED BY IN-SITU GASIFICATION OF EAST TEXAS LIGNITE A Thesis by KIMBERLY SUE LEACH Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AGM University in Partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1988 Major Subject: Petroleum Engineering AN INVESTIGATION OF CHANGES IN GROUNDWATER QUALITY CAUSED BY IN-SITU GASIFICATION OF EAST TEXAS LIGNITE A Thesis by KIMBERLY SUE LEACH Approved as to style and content by...

Leach, Kimberly Sue

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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New reactor dedicated to in operando studies of model catalysts by means of surface x-ray diffraction and grazing incidence small angle x-ray scattering  

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A new experimental setup has been developed to enable in situ studies of catalyst surfaces during chemical reactions by means of surface x-ray diffraction (SXRD) and grazing incidence small angle x-ray scattering. The x-ray reactor chamber was designed for both ultrahigh-vacuum (UHV) and reactive gas environments. A laser beam heating of the sample was implemented; the sample temperature reaches 1100 K in UHV and 600 K in the presence of reactive gases. The reactor equipment allows dynamical observations of the surface with various, perfectly mixed gases at controlled partial pressures. It can run in two modes: as a bath reactor in the pressure range of 1-1000 mbars and as a continuous flow cell for pressure lower than 10{sup -3} mbar. The reactor is connected to an UHV preparation chamber also equipped with low energy electron diffraction and Auger spectroscopy. This setup is thus perfectly well suited to extend in situ studies to more complex surfaces, such as epitaxial films or supported nanoparticles. It offers the possibility to follow the chemically induced changes of the morphology, the structure, the composition, and growth processes of the model catalyst surface during exposure to reactive gases. As an example the Pd{sub 8}Ni{sub 92}(110) surface structure was followed by SXRD under a few millibars of hydrogen and during butadiene hydrogenation while the reaction was monitored by quadrupole mass spectrometry. This experiment evidenced the great sensitivity of the diffracted intensity to the subtle interaction between the surface atoms and the gas molecules.

Saint-Lager, M.-C.; Bailly, A.; Dolle, P.; Baudoing-Savois, R.; Taunier, P.; Garaudee, S.; Cuccaro, S.; Douillet, S.; Geaymond, O.; Perroux, G.; Tissot, O.; Micha, J.-S.; Ulrich, O.; Rieutord, F. [Institut Neel, CNRS and Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 166, F-38042 Grenoble Cedex 9 (France); CEA/DRFMC, 17 rue des Martyrs, 38054 Grenoble Cedex 9 (France)

2007-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Orifice-meter measurement errors caused by gas-system pulsations can be controlled  

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Pulsation-induced inaccuracies in orifice meter gas-flow measurement can be eliminated or at least better controlled. In today's increasingly competitive gas-supply marketplace, such errors can no longer be ignored. In some instances, pulsations have caused errors of 30-50% in volumes. Policies and procedures of Arkla Energy Resources, Shreveport, La., reflect current efforts to combat the problem. Orifice-meter pulsation error can be divided into three categories: those associated with the primary element itself (across the flange taps); those in the gauge line/manifold/transducer system;; and those within the recording and analysis system. Each category is significant in that total meter error contains all three types (box). While it would be desirable to segregate the problems and solve them independently, it is very difficult to do. It becomes apparent quickly that all three occur in many cases. The focus of this discussion is on primary-element errors; if these are reduced, other errors tend to be minimal.

Gegg, D. (Arkla Energy Resources, Shreveport, LA (US))

1989-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of strain caused by coherent precipitates in an Al alloy using TEM techniques  

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Elastic strains, caused by GP zones in an aged Al alloy, were determined quantitatively using two techniques: Dark Field In-line Holography (DFH) and High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy-Geometric Phase Analysis (HRTEM-GPA). The results obtained by both techniques showed that the elastic strain was not uniform along the precipitate-matrix interface. In some areas, it was found that strain had negligible value and this was attributed to the loss of coherence between the lattices. It is suggested that a possible explanation for this fact could be a variation in the 'vacancies pump mechanism' kinetics. To obtain a better interpretation of the experimental deformation maps, a reference GP precipitate-matrix structure was built using QSTEM software. The main advantages of DFH over HRTEM-GPA were a bigger field of view and low electron dose requirements without spatial resolution loss. Another difference found was that crystalline defects such as dislocations were evidenced by HRTEM-GPA in contrast to the result obtained by DFH. However, strain measurements were affected by mask size effect in the former. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Strain around GP precipitates was not uniform and was in a more relaxed state. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Strain values determined by HRTEM had more artifacts compared with holography ones. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Strain distribution was attributed to differences in the release of vacancies. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Holography showed important advantages over HRTEM regarding field of view mainly.

Hernandez-Rivera, J.L., E-mail: jose.hernandez@cimav.edu.mx [Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV), Laboratorio Nacional de Nanotecnologia, Miguel de Cervantes 120, Z.C. 31109, Chihuahua (Mexico); Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Robles 600, Fraccionamiento Jacarandas, Z. C. 78220, San Luis Potosi (Mexico); Rivera, J.J. Cruz; Garay-Reyes, C.G.; Azpeitia, M. Ramos; Zuniga-Alonso, I. [Facultad de Ingenieria-Instituto de Metalurgia, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Sierra Leona 550, Lomas 2a seccion, Z.C. 78210, San Luis Potosi (Mexico)] [Facultad de Ingenieria-Instituto de Metalurgia, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Sierra Leona 550, Lomas 2a seccion, Z.C. 78210, San Luis Potosi (Mexico); Martinez-Sanchez, R. [Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV), Laboratorio Nacional de Nanotecnologia, Miguel de Cervantes 120, Z.C. 31109, Chihuahua (Mexico)] [Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV), Laboratorio Nacional de Nanotecnologia, Miguel de Cervantes 120, Z.C. 31109, Chihuahua (Mexico)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonlinear effects on hydrodynamic pressure field caused by ship moving at supercritical speed in shallow water  

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Abstract Based on the shallow-water wave potential flow theory and the assumption of a slender ship, a mathematical model has been established for the pressure field caused by ship moving at supercritical speed in shallow water, with nonlinear and dispersive effects taken into account. The finite difference method is used for the numerical calculation of the ship hydrodynamic pressure field (SHPF), with the central and upwind difference schemes as a combination for the second derivative of the nonlinear term. And the artificial viscous terms are added in the hull and upstream boundary conditions to ensure the stability of solving the nonlinear equation. The comparison between the calculated results and the experimental results shows that both the mathematical model and the calculation method are effective and feasible. The analysis of the nonlinear effects of different-depth water, different depth Froude number and different-width channel on SHPF indicates that the closer to the critical speed the ship in sailing, the narrower the channel becomes, the greater the nonlinear effects on SHPF are.

Hui Deng; Zhi-hong Zhang; Ju-bin Liu; Jian-nong Gu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of Mutation Frequencies of Mice Caused by Radiation -- Application of LDM Model I  

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In a separate paper [Y. Manabe et al: arxiv:1204.2324], we propose a mathematical model to estimate biological damage caused by radiation, which we call LDM (Low Dose Meeting) Model, hereafter. By using LDM model, we calculate the mutation frequency of mice and compare our results with the existing data, the frequency of transmitted specific-locus mutations induced in mouse spermatogonia stem-cells, which was reported by Russell and Kelly [W. L. Russell. et al: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 79 (1982), 542-544]. By fixing the two parameters of LDM model, c and {\\mu}, we can reproduce the observed data almost well. They are determined by experimental value of mutation frequency together with the corresponding total dose and dose rate. For a moment, we had to adopt simple assumption due to the lack of detailed information. If we have information of the exposure process exactly, it is easy to estimate the dose-rate effectiveness factor (DDREF) almost exactly. Thus LDM model may be applied to total dose and dose rate...

Manabe, Yuichiro

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hyper-dry conditions provide new insights into the cause of extreme floods after wildfire  

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A catastrophic wildfire in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado provided a unique opportunity to investigate soil conditions immediately after a wildfire and before alteration by rainfall. Measurements of near-surface (wildfire began. These measurements established that hyper-dry conditions (?  ~ 3 × 105 cm) existed and provided an in-situ retention curve for these conditions. These conditions exacerbate the effects of water repellency (natural and fire-induced) and limit the effectiveness of capillarity and gravity driven infiltration into fire-affected soils. The important consequence is that given hyper-dry conditions, the critical rewetting process before the first rain is restricted to the diffusion–adsorption of water-vapor. This process typically has a time scale of days to weeks (especially when the hydrologic effects of the ash layer are included) that is longer than the typical time scale (minutes to hours) of some rainstorms, such that under hyper-dry conditions essentially no rain infiltrates. The existence of hyper-dry conditions provides insight into why, frequently during the first rain storm after a wildfire, nearly all rainfall becomes runoff causing extreme floods and debris flows.

John A. Moody; Brian A. Ebel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Causes and consequences of complex population dynamics in an annual plant, Cardamine pensylvanica  

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The relative importance of density-dependent and density-independent factors in determining the population dynamics of plants has been widely debated with little resolution. In this thesis, the author explores the effects of density-dependent population regulation on population dynamics in Cardamine pensylvanica, an annual plant. In the first chapter, she shows that experimental populations of C. pensylvanica cycled from high to low density in controlled constant-environment conditions. These cycles could not be explained by external environmental changes or simple models of direct density dependence (N{sub t+1} = f[N{sub t}]), but they could be explained by delayed density dependence (N{sub t+1} = f[N{sub t}, N{sub t+1}]). In the second chapter, she shows that the difference in the stability properties of population growth models with and without delayed density dependence is due to the presence of Hopf as well as slip bifurcations from stable to chaotic population dynamics. She also measures delayed density dependence due to effects of parental density on offspring quality in C. pensylvanica and shows that this is large enough to be the cause of the population dynamics observed in C. pensylvanica. In the third chapter, the author extends her analyses of density-dependent population growth models to include interactions between competing species. In the final chapter, she compares the effects of fixed spatial environmental variation and variation in population size on the evolutionary response of C. pensylvanica populations.

Crone, E.E.

1995-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Waterwall corrosion in pulverized coal burning boilers: root causes and wastage predictions  

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Waterwall corrosion has become a serious problem in the USA since the introduction of combustion systems, designed to lower NOx emissions. Previous papers have shown that the main cause of the increased corrosion is the deposition of corrodants, iron sulfides and alkali chlorides, which occurs under reducing conditions. In this paper, the contribution of various variables such as the amount of corrodant in the deposit, the flue gas composition and the metal temperature, is further quantified in laboratory tests, using a test furnace allowing thermal gradients across the deposit and the metal tube samples. Approximate deposit compositions were calculated from the coal composition, its associated ash constituents and corrosive impurities. A commercially available thermochemical equilibrium package was used, after modifications to reflect empirical alkali availability data. Predictions from these calculations agreed reasonably well with the alkali chloride and FeS content found in actual boiler deposits. Thus approximate corrosion rates can be predicted from the chemical composition of the coal using corrosion rates from laboratory tests, adjusted to account for the short duration (100 hours) of the laboratory tests. Reasonable agreement was again obtained between actual and predicted results.

Bakker, W.; Stanko, G.; Blough, J.; Seitz, W.; Niksa, S. [Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Innovative Approach to Establish Root Causes for Cracking in Aggressive Reactor Environments  

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The research focuses on the high-resolution characterization of degradation microstructures and microchemistries in specimens tested under controlled conditions for the environment and for the material where in-service complexities can be minimized. Thermodynamic and kinetic modeling of crack-tip processes is employed to analyze corrosion-induced structures and gain insights into degradation mechanisms. Novel mechanistic ''fingerprinting'' of crack-tip structures is used to isolate causes of environmental cracking in tandem with quantitative measurements of crack growth. Sample preparation methods and advanced analytical techniques are used to characterize corrosion/oxidation reactions and crack-tip structures at near atomic dimensions in order to gain insight into fundamental environmental cracking mechanisms. Reactions at buried interfaces, not accessible by conventional approaches, are being systematically interrogated. Crack-growth experiments in high-temperature water environments are evaluating and isolating the effects of material condition (matrix strength, grain boundary composition and precipitation) on stress corrosion cracking (SCC). The fundamental understanding of crack advance mechanisms will establish the basis to design new corrosion-resistant alloys for current light-water reactors and advanced reactor systems.

Bruemmer, Stephen M.; Thomas, Larry E.; Vetrano, John S.; Simonen, Edward P.

2003-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Instability, Collapse and Oscillation of Sheaths Caused by Secondary Electron Emission  

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The Debye sheath is shown to be unstable under general conditions. For surface materials with sufficient secondary electron emission (SEE) yields, the surface's current-voltage characteristic has an unstable branch when the bulk plasma temperature (Te ) exceeds a critical value, or when there are fast electron populations present. The plasma-surface interaction becomes dynamic where the sheath may undergo spontaneous transitions or oscillations. Using particle-in-cell simulations, we analyze sheath instabilities occurring in a high Te plasma slab bounded by walls with SEE. As the plasma evolves, whenever the sheath enters an unstable state, its amplitude rapidly collapses, allowing a large flux of previously trapped electrons to hit the wall. These hot electrons induce more than one secondary on average, causing a net loss of electrons from the wall. The sheath collapse quenches when the surface charge becomes positive because the attractive field inhibits further electrons from escaping. Sheath instabilities influence the current balance, energy loss, cross-B-field transport and even the bulk plasma properties. Implications for discharges including Hall thrusters are discussed. More generally, the results show that common theories that treat emission as a fixed (time-independent) "coefficient" do not capture the full extent of SEE effects.

M.D. Campanell, A.V. Khrabrov and I.D. Kaganovich

2013-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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SINGLE-SHELL TANKS LEAK INTEGRITY ELEMENTS/SX FARM LEAK CAUSES AND LOCATIONS - 12127  

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Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC (WRPS) developed an enhanced single-shell tank (SST) integrity project in 2009. An expert panel on SST integrity was created to provide recommendations supporting the development of the project. One primary recommendation was to expand the leak assessment reports (substitute report or LD-1) to include leak causes and locations. The recommendation has been included in the M-045-9IF Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) as one of four targets relating to SST leak integrity. The 241-SX Farm (SX Farm) tanks with leak losses were addressed on an individual tank basis as part of LD-1. Currently, 8 out of 23 SSTs that have been reported to having a liner leak are located in SX Farm. This percentage was the highest compared to other tank farms which is why SX Farm was analyzed first. The SX Farm is comprised of fifteen SSTs built 1953-1954. The tanks are arranged in rows of three tanks each, forming a cascade. Each of the SX Farm tanks has a nominal I-million-gal storage capacity. Of the fifteen tanks in SX Farm, an assessment reported leak losses for the following tanks: 241-SX-107, 241-SX-108, 241-SX-109, 241-SX-111, 241-SX-112, 241-SX-113, 241-SX-114 and 241-SX-115. The method used to identify leak location consisted of reviewing in-tank and ex-tank leak detection information. This provided the basic data identifying where and when the first leaks were detected. In-tank leak detection consisted of liquid level measurement that can be augmented with photographs which can provide an indication of the vertical leak location on the sidewall. Ex-tank leak detection for the leaking tanks consisted of soil radiation data from laterals and drywells near the tank. The in-tank and ex-tank leak detection can provide an indication of the possible leak location radially around and under the tank. Potential leak causes were determined using in-tank and ex-tank information that is not directly related to leak detection. In-tank parameters can include temperature of the supernatant and sludge, types of waste, and chemical determination by either transfer or sample analysis. Ex-tank information can be assembled from many sources including design media, construction conditions, technical specifications, and other sources. Five conditions may have contributed to SX Farm tank liner failure including: tank design, thermal shock, chemistry-corrosion, liner behavior (bulging), and construction temperature. Tank design did not apparently change from tank to tank for the SX Farm tanks; however, there could be many unknown variables present in the quality of materials and quality of construction. Several significant SX Farm tank design changes occurred from previous successful tank farm designs. Tank construction occurred in winter under cold conditions which could have affected the ductile to brittle transition temperature of the tanks. The SX Farm tanks received high temperature boiling waste from REDOX which challenged the tank design with rapid heat up and high temperatures. All eight of the leaking SX Farm tanks had relatively high rate of temperature rise. Supernatant removal with subsequent nitrate leaching was conducted in all but three of the eight leaking tanks prior to leaks being detected. It is possible that no one characteristic of the SX Farm tanks could in isolation from the others have resulted in failure. However, the application of so many stressors - heat up rate, high temperature, loss of corrosion protection, and tank design - working jointly or serially resulted in their failure. Thermal shock coupled with the tank design, construction conditions, and nitrate leaching seem to be the overriding factors that can lead to tank liner failure. The distinction between leaking and sound SX Farm tanks seems to center on the waste types, thermal conditions, and nitrate leaching.

VENETZ TJ; WASHENFELDER D; JOHNSON J; GIRARDOT C

2012-01-25T23:59:59.000Z