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Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters  

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Emergency and disaster management involves four stages: mitigation (planning), preparedness, response and relief. Concerned authorities at different levels (central, state, district, etc.) play different roles and have different responsibilities in each phase of emergency and disaster management. Geographic information system (GIS) based tools have been shown to be useful in the response and recovery phases of an emergency. In this paper we propose how GIS based simulation tools can be used in the mitigation and preparedness phases of emergencies and disasters. For the mitigation phase, we try and quantify the cost of building assets that can be used during an emergency and estimate the value (of the assets in terms of persons saved/benefited) based on simulations of certain types of emergencies. We also discuss how this tool can be used by policy makers, decision makers and city planners in modelling and visualising the results of various types of emergencies and plan the response for the same. We then propose a way to use this tool during the preparedness phase for training personnel who would be responders in an emergency. We conclude by describing the challenges associated with developing such tools.

Niket Narang; Onkar Hoysala; Sagar Arlekar; Amar Chadgar; Jai Asundi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of Mass Media in the Disaster Preparedness and Sustainable Development of Society  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Better understanding of the causes and effects of large earthquakes can assists in mitigation of damage and loss of lives as a result of destructive natural events. Well-informed and educated population living in geological hazard-prone regions can reduce catastrophic consequences of natural disasters and guaranty the sustainable development of healthy society. A development of information service for disaster management is of importance in reduction of the disaster's consequences.

Seid-Aliyeva, Dinara E. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Preparedness Resources | Department of Energy  

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources Emergency Preparedness Resources Emergency Preparedness Resources The files listed below deal with varied types of emergency preparedness. Disaster Supplies Kit Information - Produced by the National Disaster Education Coalition: American Red Cross, FEMA, IAEM, IBHS, NFPA, NWS, USDA/CSREES, and USGS FEMA/Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Checklist - Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead. This checklist will help you get started. Discuss these ideas with your family, then prepare an emergency plan. Post the plan where everyone will see it-on the refrigerator or bulletin board. FEMA/Red Cross Family Disaster Plan - Families can-and do-cope with disaster by preparing in advance and working together as a team. Follow the steps listed in this brochure to create your family's disaster plan.

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Disaster Resilience and People with Functional Needs  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...provide critical supplies and infrastructure during an emergency. The American Red Cross of New England partners with Unitil, a regional provider of natural gas and electricity, to issue joint messages about safety and preparedness. Such partnerships could be expanded to include providers of services for... Hurricanes and other disasters can have devastating effects on people who depend on home nursing, personal care attendants, or electric medical technologies. Some key policies can help to strengthen our infrastructure to increase community resilience during disasters.

Jan S.; Lurie N.

2012-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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emergency preparedness  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

6%2A en Preparedness http:nnsa.energy.govaboutusourprogramsemergencyoperationscounterterrorismplanningforemergenciespreparedness

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Earthquake disaster preparedness: A symposium  

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...system and electric lighting headquarters at...subcommittee on medical aid together with...into operation. Cost of maintcnance...eliminate all costs to taxpayers except...the iniured, medical care, food...expenses; for medical, hospital, and nursing costs; and for any...

G.D.L.; Frank S. Gaines; Thomas Larke; Jr.; M. R. Sullivan; George A. Hunt

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Effect of Hospital Staff Surge Capacity on Preparedness for a Conventional Mass Casualty Event  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Sztajnkrycer M, Báez AA Hospital disaster preparedness inthe Western Cape; 2008:49. Hospital Staff Surge Capacity 40.treated at the closest hospital in the Madrid, March 11,

Welzel, Tyson B; Koenig, Kristi L; Bey, Tareg; Visser, Errol

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Public Health Preparedness  

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

Preparedness Public Health Preparedness The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) recognizes that public health events will largely be managed at the local level,...

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director, Preparedness and Response ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness V O L U M E 2 , I S S U E 4 O C T O B E R 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 Next year the Department of Energy will celebrate an important milestone-the 25th anniversary of the Department's first energy emergency field deployments to provide disaster support to an impacted State or U.S. Territory. As the Department's energy response has evolved over time, so too, has the office charged with leading

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Overview...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Overview Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Overview Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Overview...

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Stochastic Network Design for Disaster Preparedness  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

gistics could greatly benefit from operations research methods (Altay and Green, ...... In the first subsection, we conduct a case study and sensitivity analysis that ...

2012-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Examining the Role of Boundary Organizations and Environmental Champions in Increasing Natural Hazard Preparedness in Bangkok, Thailand  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Sage. Masters, J. 2011.Thailand’s flood gradually subsiding;change increasing Thai Flood Risk. Weather Underground,and soil salinization. Floods are a frequent occurrence in

Bateman, Alexis H.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Outcome-expectancy and self-efficacy: Reasons or results of flood preparedness intention?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This study will examine whether the relationship between flood disaster preparedness intention and outcome-expectancy is mediated by self-efficacy (Casual chain model) or whether outcome-expectancy and self-efficacy of a disaster preparedness measure and/or action are expression of a more general attitude toward disaster preparedness (Associationist view). The nature of relationships between these three variables had been explored by comparing the zero-order relations and the correlations after controlling the third variable. The study primarily was on a survey conducted through face to face structured interviews in three flood prone slum communities in Mumbai. We found that Casual chain method was applicable only for evacuation behavior, otherwise strong support was observed in favor of Associationist view in other flood preparedness measures such as raising plinth level, use durable building materials, store drinking water and food and using sandbags. These findings counter the conventional cognitive approach or casual chain model which advocates the relationship between outcome-expectancy, self-efficacy and preparedness intention; respectively sequential. Instead, this study suggest that disaster preparedness in many cases may depend on individuals “general attitude” which may be governed by their culture and group norms.

Subhajyoti Samaddar; Roshni Chatterjee; Bijayanad Misra; Hirokazu Tatano

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program | Department of...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Planning for a Shipment Campaign - Identification of Responder Needs Transportation...

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COLORADO CLIMATE PREPAREDNESS PROJECT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

COLORADO CLIMATE PREPAREDNESS PROJECT FINAL REPORT Prepared by the Western Water Assessment for the State of Colorado #12;#12;Authors Kristen Averyt University of Colorado Boulder, CU-NOAA Western Water of Colorado Boulder, CU-NOAA Western Water Assessment Roberta Klein University of Colorado Boulder

Neff, Jason

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The Disaster Handbook Sinkholes Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Section 18.5  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Handbook 1998 National Edition, a component of the Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, was published June 1998, revised March 2001, reviewed March 2003, reviewed May 2009. It is part of the Disaster, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture

Florida, University of

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EMP)  

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

EMP) EMP) OBJECTIVE EMP.1 A routine drill program and emergency operations drill program, including program records, have been established and implemented. (CR-11) Scope: Operations and emergency drill programs, as affected by the SWS, are within the scope of this ORR. Criteria * Emergency preparedness drills and exercises are conducted and an adequate response capability exists. (DOE Order 151.1; DOE Order 5480.20A, Chapter I) * Routine operations drills and exercises are conducted and an adequate response capability exists. (DOE Order 425.1B) * Applicable emergency management documentation (e.g., Building Emergency Plan, emergency response procedures, Emergency Preparedness Hazards Assessment, alarm response procedures, and emergency response procedures) has been updated to

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Components of disaster-tolerant computing: analysis of disaster recovery, IT application downtime and executive visibility  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper provides a review of disaster-tolerant Information Technology (IT). The state of traditional disaster recovery approaches is outlined. The risks of IT application downtime attributable to the increasing dependence on critical information ... Keywords: IT application availability, IT application downtime, business continuity, complex infrastructure systems, criticality-driven, disaster recovery, disaster tolerance, disaster-tolerant computing, emergency management, executive visibility, information technology, interaction, interdependent, survivability

Chad M. Lawler; Michael A. Harper; Stephen A. Szygenda; Mitchell A. Thornton

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program - Making A Difference...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program - Making A Difference Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program - Making A Difference Overview of TEPP presentated by Tom Clawson....

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

1 J 1 J A N U A R Y 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Released in November 2011, The National Preparedness System is an integrated set of guidance, programs, and processes that will enable the Nation to meet the National Preparedness Goal. The National Preparedness System is the second deliverable mandated by Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness (PPD-8), which the President signed in March 2011. PPD-8 describes the Nation's approach to preparing for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States. PPD-8, which replaces Homeland Security Presidential Directive 8: National Preparedness (HSPD-8), is designed to facilitate an integrated, all-of-nation/whole community, capabilities-

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Preparedness | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Preparedness | National Nuclear Security Administration Preparedness | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Preparedness Home > About Us > Our Programs > Emergency Response > Planning for Emergencies > Preparedness Preparedness NNSA ensures that capabilities are in place to respond to any NNSA and Department of Energy facility emergency. It is also the nation's premier

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Disaster Medicine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...detonations helps clarify the difference between previously described accidents involving industrial radiation and injuries and illness caused by a thermonuclear detonation or explosions of conventional devices laden with radioactive materials. Three additional and unique contributions focus on medical care... Disaster medicine is perhaps the most interdisciplinary of all fields of medicine, and yet because disasters are relatively infrequent, few physicians are familiar with its principles, unique organizational demands, and clinical nuances. Because many of ...

Rottman S.J.

2003-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program  

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

Stakeholders Forum 1 Planning for a Shipment Campaign Identifying Responders Needs National Transportation Stakeholders Forum Tom Clawson US Department of Energy Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program 2 Topics to Discuss * Campaign and Routings * Identifying Stakeholders * Communication Information * Determining Training Needs * Types of Training Programs * Support Resources 3 Campaign and Routing * Type of Shipments * Duration of Campaign * Possible Routes * Proposed Schedule 4 Identifying & Working with Stakeholders * Regional Groups * State Point of Contacts * Coordination Options 5 Communication Information * Fact sheet on campaign * Distribution of information * Conference calls and progress reports * National stakeholder meetings

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

3 J 3 J U L Y 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director, Preparedness and Response ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness President Obama Discusses Hurricane Preparedness with Utility CEOs at DOE P President Obama, accompanied by DOE senior response officials, including Acting Secretary Daniel Poneman, Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Bill Bryan, met with electric company CEOs and energy sector trade association representatives at Department of Energy headquarters to discuss preparations for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane

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Emergency managers' perspectives of recruiting, training, and integrating volunteers for a disaster.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? Disasters are increasing in intensity and frequency throughout the world, causing public safety organizations to become more involved in disaster management. The purpose of… (more)

Carley, Willie K.

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Family Emergency Preparedness Plan 1 Family Emergency Preparedness Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

........................................................................................10 Utilities services and government agencies may not be able to respond to your needs immediately. Their buildings to plan to be on our own for a minimum of three days. While we cannot stop these disasters from occurring

Noble, James S.

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

2 A 2 A P R I L 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY New Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Executive Order Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director, Preparedness and Response ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness The continued growth of cyber threats against our critical infrastructure (CI) is one of the most significant national security issues facing the Nation. In an effort to improve cybersecurity and enhance the security and resiliency of the Nation's CI, on February 12, 2013, President Obama released Executive Order 13636 - Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (E.O. 13636). Critical infrastructure refers to those systems

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

1 J 1 J A N U A R Y 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Superstorm Sandy: DOE's Efforts to Help the Nation Recover Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director, Preparedness and Response ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness November 30 marked the end of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season-another busy season in a multi-decadal period of high activity in the Atlantic that extends back to 1995. During this current period of elevated activity, over 70 percent of the hurricane seasons have been above the 30-year

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2011 Colorado Preparedness Plan Page 1 of 4 2011 Colorado Wildfire Preparedness Plan  

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2011 Colorado Preparedness Plan Page 1 of 4 2011 Colorado Wildfire Preparedness Plan Recommendation to the Governor AUTHORIZATION: COLORADO REVISED STATUTE 23-31-309 The Wildfire Preparedness Fund in Colorado was authorized by the 2006 Legislature through Senate Bill 06-096, which also appropriated funding

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Model Annex for Preparedness and Response to Radiological Transportati...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Annex for Preparedness and Response to Radiological Transportation Incidents Model Annex for Preparedness and Response to Radiological Transportation Incidents This part should...

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Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response...  

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

Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 July 3, 2002 Public...

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Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

3 J 3 J U L Y 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OE Hosts National Energy Assurance Conference Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director Infrastructure Reliability ISER Stewart Cedres DOE Supports 2012 NATO Summit Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness OE and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) hosted the 2012 National Energy Assurance Conference on June 28-29 at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, MD. The conference culminated the DOE/OE's ongoing American Recovery

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Nuclear weapons: Emergency preparedness planning for accidents can be better coordinated  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Nuclear weapons will be carried on some of the ships the Navy plans to add to existing and new U.S. homeports. Coordination and planning with states and localities for public safety in the event of a nuclear weapon accident varies by service. The Navy and Army generally have not coordinated this planning as they have for other types of disasters because they believe to do so would compromise national security. The Air Force coordinates its emergency planning for all types of disasters. DOD believes that while it is possible for Navy homeports to coordinate preparedness plans on an unclassified basis it is not possible to do so at nuclear weapons storage sites because of security constraints.

Not Available

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) | Department of Energy  

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

Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) In an effort to address responder concerns, the Department retooled its approach to emergency responder preparedness and implemented the more simplified and responder-friendly Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP). TEPP is a component of the overall comprehensive emergency management system established by DOE Order (DOE O) 151.1, Comprehensive Emergency Management System. TEPP integrates a basic approach to transportation emergency planning and preparedness activities under a single program with the goal to ensure DOE, its operating contractors, and state, tribal, and local emergency responders are prepared to respond promptly, efficiently, and effectively to accidents involving DOE

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OE Releases 2014 Issue 2 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly...  

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

4 Issue 2 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (August 2014) OE Releases 2014 Issue 2 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (August 2014) August 7, 2014 - 3:16pm Addthis...

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Great planning disasters: What lessons do they hold?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As the scale of planning increases so do the possibilities for error—and the author argues that the scale of some planning mistakes is such that they may correctly be termed disasters. Two sorts of disaster are discussed : positive and negative. The former have been implemented (eg Concorde or the Sydney Opera House), the latter aborted (eg London's third airport). The author analyses how the conditions and the protagonists can give rise to planning disasters, and suggests some ways in which disasters may be avoided or limited.

Peter Hall

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INCREASE  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

The Interdisciplinary Consortium for Research and Educational Access in Science and Engineering (INCREASE), assists minority-serving institutions in gaining access to world-class research facilities.

None

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic planning for disaster relief logistics: lessons from supply chain management  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Management of disaster relief logistics requires different techniques at different levels. We identify four stages: 1 strategic planning which concerns high level decisions such as supplier selection and confirmation of communication protocols; 2 preparedness which concerns decisions regarding the amount and location of relief supplies to be stored; 3 pre-event response which concerns decisions during those occasions when an approaching disaster, such as a hurricane, has been detected; 4 post-event response which concerns what needs to be done immediately after a disaster has occurred. In this article, we concentrate on the strategic planning stage and build an integrated logistics model based on elements of supply chain management theory. This model provides specific recommendations to practitioners and identifies important areas to be researched. We also point out the applicable techniques at each of the other stages and cite relevant literature.

Nezih Altay; Sameer Prasad; Jayavel Sounderpandian

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transmedia, Transhumanism and the ‘New’ Preparedness Paradigm  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In previous chapters disaster education has been discussed as a multi-modal phenomena that cuts across not only pedagogical modalities (affective, behavioural, cognitive, performative and ‘construction kit’) b...

John Preston

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective disaster management: an interoperability perspective  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Natural and man-made catastrophic events appear be steadily increasing in intensity and frequency. Proper preparation, response and recovery are essential if mankind and its vital systems are to cope with and survive large-scale disasters. Unfortunately, ... Keywords: emergency response, enterprise integration, interoperability

Ovidiu Noran; Peter Bernus

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program - Making A Difference  

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

- - Making A Difference Where we started - and where we are going Tom Clawson TEPP Contractor tom@trgroupinc.com Brief TEPP History * In 1988, identified need to address d f emergency preparedness concerns of shipments to WIPP * EM established in 1989, TEPP became a funded program - Identified need to have a program to focus on p g preparedness for all radiological shipments - TEPP incorporated into DOE Order 151.1 Brief TEPP History * Developed MERRTT thru the Training and Medical I T i G Issues Topic Groups - Began using MERRTT in 1998 * MERRTT and WIPP STEP Merged * Stakeholders began asking for a more advanced level of training - In 2005, TEPP looked to the NFPA 472 standard for training competencies - Many of the NFPA competencies were not attainable - TEPP worked with NFPA to re-shape the competencies so

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Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Overview  

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

Exercise Exercise Program TEPP Exercise Program Tom Clawson TEPP Contractor tom@trgroupinc.com Brief TEPP History Brief TEPP History * In 1988, identified need to address emergency preparedness concerns of DOE emergency preparedness concerns of DOE radiological shipments bl h d * EM established in 1989 - Identified need for responder training along all transportation corridors as key to EM mission - TEPP incorporated into DOE Order 151.1, with responsibility assigned to EM * WIPP adopted the the TEPP training in 2000, and began using MERRTT along their routes in 2000 * Created a single DOE radiological transportation training program * Created a single DOE radiological transportation training program for the Department TEPP Exercise Program TEPP Exercise Program * TEPP's exercise program is just

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National Preparedness Goal, Execution, and Performance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

including Homeland Security Affairs, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Public Administration Review, Security Affairs, and Journal of Homeland Security; (6) preparedness observations from major think tanks studying homeland security... administration journals including The Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and Homeland Security Affairs; (2) public media sources including newspaper articles, TV/radio reports and online news domains; and (3) insights from products produced...

Alexander, Michael; Carrington, Clement; Erxleben, Whitney; Garcia, Edgar; Grandstaff, Kathryn; Meehan, Elisabeth; Morales, Lyndsey; Nyquist, David; Taylor, Lindsay

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

capabilities identified by the site's analyses and the site's level of preparedness in terms of attaining and maintaining the needed response capabilities. Of particular interest...

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CRAD, Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2011 November 17, 2011 Emergency Management Program Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry - Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events...

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 3, Issue 1- January 2014  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) to highlight a few of the OE/ISER energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter.

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 2, Issue 4- October 2013  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) to highlight a few of the OE/ISER energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter.

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It's National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared with Alternative Fuels  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

As September is National Preparedness Month, it’s a great time to prepare for the worst situation, even if you’re hoping for the best. In addition to emergency supplies like food and water, every preparedness plan, whether for a government agency or an individual family, should also consider transportation.

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European biofuel plans could spell disaster -environmentalresearchweb A community website from IOP Publishing Sign in Forgotten your password? Sign  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

European biofuel plans could spell disaster - environmentalresearchweb A community website from IOP. Corporate Partners Sustainable Futures Dec 17, 2007 European biofuel plans could spell disaster European Union plans to increase the use of biofuels could spell disaster for some of the world's poorest people

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Campus Emergency Preparedness Informa4on  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of a disaster (power outage, winter storm, earthquake, etc.) q BoUled Water q Canned or packagedUrell@boisestate.edu Build a Dorm or Car Kit Build your kit to last for at least 72 hours in the case

Barrash, Warren

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OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July  

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

Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012) OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012) July 13, 2012 - 12:45pm Addthis The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released the third issue of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. The third issue of the EEPQ includes news items on the release of the Electricity Cybersecurity Risk Management Process guideline and the Electricity Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model, and the National Energy Assurance Conference and 3rd Electric Infrastructure Security Summit, both co-sponsored by DOE. All issues of the EEPQ are available for download from the Emergency

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HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $1 billion in HUD Disaster Recovery funds available to eligible communities.

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Cytogenetic study of population three years after the Chernobyl disaster  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Studies after the Chernobyl Disaster revealed an increased level of chromosome aberrations in cultured lymphocytes of the inhabitants of the radiation-polluted regions. This work estimates the resolution capacity of a method of accounting for chromosomal aberrations in human lymphocyte culture. The results reveal population effects of low-dose chronic irradiation by radioactive sediments three and more years after the Chernobyl Disaster. 13 refs., 2 tabs.

Bochkov, N.P.; Katosova, L.D.; Platonova, V.I. [Research Center for Medical Genetics, Moscow (Russian Federation)] [and others

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

? call TTY: 1-800-462-7585). You also may apply online at www.fema.gov (by clicking on ?Online Individual As- sistance Center?). FEMA does not accept applications through the mail; nor can they be completed at Disaster Recovery Centers (unless a Center...). If FEMA determines you are not eligible for assistance, you will receive a letter explaining why you were denied and how to appeal. Appeals must be made in writing and mailed within 60 days of FEMA?s decision. If you have insurance, you should contact...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Year 1973 Url [[File:|160px|link=]] Description References FDPA Text[1] The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is administered primarily under two statutes: the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). The NFIP is administered by a department of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Insurance Administration (FIA). The FDPA requires federal financial regulatory agencies to adopt regulations prohibiting their regulated lending institutions from making, increasing, extending or renewing a loan secured by improved real estate or a mobile home located or to be located in a SFHA in a community participating in the NFIP unless the property

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Office of Safeguards, Security & Emergency Preparedness | Department of  

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

Office of Safeguards, Security & Office of Safeguards, Security & Emergency Preparedness Office of Safeguards, Security & Emergency Preparedness Office of Safeguards, Security & Emergency Preparedness Mission Develop and oversee the implementation of policy and guidance with respect to security and emergency management. Foster continuous improvement across the Environmental Management (EM) complex through application of Integrated Safeguards and Security Management principles. Serve as a liaison with sites and other agencies on security and emergency management issues. Major Responsibilities Ensure the mandatory level of safeguards and security protection, with managed risk, for EM's nuclear materials, facilities, classified material, documents and other government assets. Apply the Graded Security Protection (GSP) Policy and other

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How ORISE is Making a Difference: Radiation Emergency Preparedeness  

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Radiation Emergency Preparedness Conference Radiation Emergency Preparedness Conference White House thanks ORISE for assisting CDC in hosting radiation emergency preparedness conference The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) was an integral partner in assisting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with hosting Bridging the Gaps: Public Health and Radiation Emergency Preparedness conference from March 21-24, 2011, in Atlanta. The national conference, which featured Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC, as a keynote speaker, garnered much attention in light of the recent Japanese nuclear reactor events. Conference attendees included nearly 430 federal, state and local government public health officials, workers and partners. Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC

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Surveillance Guide - EMS 21.1 Emergency Preparedness  

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to determine if facility contractor personnel have adequate background and training to ensure that appropriate actions are taken for an emergency event. 2.0 References 2.1 DOE 151.1, Comprehensive Emergency Management Program 2.2 DOE/RL-94-02, Hanford Emergency Response Plan 2.3 DOE-0223, Emergency Plan Implementing Procedures 2.4 99-QSH-213, Letter, Facility Representative Implementation of Emergency Preparedness Interview Process 3.0 Requirements Implemented This surveillance is conducted to implement requirements of letter 99-QSH-213, Facility Representative Implementation of Emergency Preparedness Interview Process. 4.0 Surveillance Activities

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CRAD, Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events - August  

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Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events - Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events - August 21, 2012 CRAD, Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events - August 21, 2012 August 21, 2012 Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Savannah River Site Tritium Facility (HSS CRAD 45-54) The focus of this CRAD is on evaluating processes for identifying emergency response capabilities and maintaining them in a state of readiness in case a severe natural phenomena event occurs that exceeds the design basis of the Savannah River Site (SRS) tritium facility. This CRAD is intended to ensure that the NNSA SRS Site Office (SRSO) plans, procedures, and performance identified in DOE Order 151.lC, Comprehensive Emergency Management System, and the Contractors Requirements Document (CRD)

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Tribal Leader Forum on Climate Preparedness and Resiliency  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting the 10th in a series of planned strategic energy development forums for tribal leaders and interested staff on “Tribal Energy Systems: Climate Preparedness and Resiliency.”

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Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Announces Tribal...  

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and Indian Country Webinar Series On July 16, at the fourth and final meeting of the White House State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and...

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Model Annex for Preparedness and Response to Radiological Transportation Incidents  

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This part should contain a general statement of the intent of this Annex. To provide for the planning, preparedness and coordination of emergency service efforts to respond to a transportation...

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OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012) July 13, 2012 - 12:45pm Addthis The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released the third issue of the Energy...

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Mental health consequences of the Chernobyl disaster  

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The psychosocial consequences of disasters have been studied for more than 100 years. The most common mental health consequences are depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, medically unexplained somatic symptoms, and stigma. The excess morbidity rate of psychiatric disorders in the first year after a disaster is in the order of 20%. Disasters involving radiation are particularly pernicious because the exposure is invisible and universally dreaded, and can pose a long-term threat to health. After the Chernobyl disaster, studies of clean-up workers (liquidators) and adults from contaminated areas found a two-fold increase in post-traumatic stress and other mood and anxiety disorders and significantly poorer subjective ratings of health. Among liquidators, the most important risk factor was severity of exposure. In general population samples, the major risk factor was perceived exposure to harmful levels of radiation. These findings are consistent with results from A-bomb survivors and populations studied after the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident. With regard to children, apart from findings from ecological studies that lack direct data on radiation or other teratologic exposures and local studies in Kiev, the epidemiologic evidence suggests that neither radiation exposure nor the stress of growing up in the shadow of the accident was associated with emotional disorders, cognitive dysfunction, or impaired academic performance. Thus, based on the studies of adults, the Chernobyl Forum concluded that mental health was the largest public health problem unleashed by the accident. Since mental health is a leading cause of disability, physical morbidity, and mortality, health monitoring after radiation accidents like Fukushima should include standard measures of well-being. Moreover, given the comorbidity of mental and physical health, the findings support the value of training non-psychiatrist physicians in recognizing and treating common mental health problems like depression in Fukushima patients.

Evelyn J Bromet

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OE Releases Second Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (April 2012)  

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The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released the second issue of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter.

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Dispelling 10 common disaster recovery myths: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and other disasters  

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Disasters happen all the time; yet despite this, many organizations are caught unprepared or make unrealistic assumptions. These factors create environments that will fail during a disaster. Most information technology (IT) curricula do not cover disaster ... Keywords: Hardware failures, IT curricula, backups, business continuity, disaster recovery, network attacks, software failures, viruses, worms

Brett J. L. Landry; M. Scott Koger

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Level of Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza among Key Leaders in Brazos County  

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With the outbreak of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) comes the need to evaluate the preparedness level of government entities that had preparedness plans. This study looks at the preparedness level for pandemic influenza among key leaders...

Kaster, Elizabeth

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Training  

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Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Training and Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Exercise Training and Analysis Tool Training Tool Improves Information Sharing Between CSEPP and its Response Partners In 2006, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) customized the structure of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Emergency Response Asset Readiness Management System (ARMS) databases to create a framework for Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) sites to track compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and resolution of corrective actions. ORISE enhanced the functionality and navigation to provide CSEPP with an Exercise and Training Analysis Tool (CETAT). The CETAT database enables CSEPP sites to identify and track functional issues and assess NIMS

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Risk analysis for local management from hydro-geomorphologic disaster databases  

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Abstract This article describes the applications of a hydro-geomorphologic disaster database allowing a more appropriate local risk management. Two databases of loss and damage with different criteria, using Central Portugal occurrences, were constructed upon national and regional newspapers: one included all the disaster occurrences regardless of the level of loss and damage reported and the other only the major disasters for which casualties and other human losses were reported. Risk matrices, exploring likelihood and consequence, were analysed along with data regarding urban and demographic dynamics over time and risk profiles by municipality were obtained. The results show that the database which only included major disasters produced a risk matrix with lower levels of risk in comparison to the one produced from the more inclusive database. The most densely urbanised municipalities represent a greater number of disaster occurrences, but when considering only major losses, other peripheral municipalities emerge as high risk. Changes in territorial forcers are shaping the impact patterns in the region. Along with an increase in the housing density, an increase in disasters is observed, although the decrease of inhabitants. Impacts and territorial forcers cluster analysis and risk matrices’ results conduced to municipal risk profiles supporting management. Those profiles conduce to different frames of action from specific emergency planning, warning and alert, multi-hazard planning, or prevention measures involving land use planning or insurance and mutualisation solutions. Disaster databases that allow differentiating local patterns of impacts–and their respective contexts - contribute to define locally adequate risk management policies.

Pedro Pinto dos Santos; Alexandre Oliveira Tavares; José Luís Zęzere

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency preparedness for higher risk populations: psychosocial considerations  

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......disasters, food hazards, nuclear power plants and stored nuclear waste. Results indicated...Canadians' perceptions of terrorism threats in Canada, Lee et...in close proximity to the nuclear power plant(37,45-48). Furthermore......

Louise Lemyre; Stacey Gibson; Jennifer Zlepnig; Robin Meyer-Macleod; Paul Boutette

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrorism preparedness in Canada: a public survey on perceived institutional and individual response to terrorism  

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Although much effort has recently been expended on evaluating and improving terrorism preparedness among Canadian federal, provincial, and local institutions, less attention has been given to understanding the public's view of these initiatives. The national public survey of perceived chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism threat and preparedness was conducted specifically with this aim. Since emergency preparedness is considered a shared responsibility between governments, communities, and individuals in Canada, the survey assessed Canadians' views regarding the level of preparedness of institutions at all levels, as well as the extent to which they have personally taken measures to prepare for a possible attack. Findings reveal that respondents perceived governmental institutions as less prepared for terrorist events than emergency or response institutions. Respondents also reported having taken few measures to prepare for themselves. Perceptions of institutional preparedness and individual preparedness differed significantly by demographic groups, with many observed gender differences.

Louise Lemyre; Jennifer E.C. Lee; Michelle C. Turner; Daniel Krewski

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Training Advisor  

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CSEPP Training HSEEP Training Spokesperson Training Incident Command System Training Emergency Management Emergency Response Crisis and Risk Communication Forensic Science How ORISE is Making a Difference Overview Exercises and Planning Training and Technology Support Resources How to Work With Us Contact Us Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Training Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Training: Advisor 6.0 The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) designed a unique computer-based, reference product-Advisor 6.0-to assist those who work in Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program's (CSEPP) Emergency Public Information office. Advisor 6.0 includes: Personal digital assistant (PDA) applications that can be used to enhance emergency response communications/coordination.

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Q A RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program  

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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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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster...  

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

Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical...

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CRAD, Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events- January 3, 2013  

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Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events for DOE/NNSA sites and nuclear facilities (HSS CRAD 45-56, Rev. O)

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E-Print Network 3.0 - accident prevention preparedness Sample...  

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

FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, & VISITORS A message from Stanford Environmental Health... recovery will depend on existing levels of preparedness and a thoughtful response among...

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Evolutionary Document Summarization for Disaster Management  

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Evolutionary Document Summarization for Disaster Management Dingding Wang Li Zheng Tao Li Yi Deng,deng}@cs.fiu.edu ABSTRACT In this poster, we develop an evolutionary document summa- rization system for discovering the changes and differences in each phase of a disaster evolution. Given a collection of document streams

Li, Tao

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 3, Issue 2- Spring/Summer 2014  

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The Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly is published by the Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) to highlight a few of the OE/ISER energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter.

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Emergency preparedness for higher risk populations: psychosocial considerations  

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......hazards, nuclear power plants and stored nuclear waste. Results...the lowest risk on every...perceptions of terrorism threats in...perceived risk for various...of a CBRNE attack, or other...Chernobyl nuclear disaster...the nuclear power plant(37,45-48......

Louise Lemyre; Stacey Gibson; Jennifer Zlepnig; Robin Meyer-Macleod; Paul Boutette

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project plan: Procedure system design for the Rocky Flats Plant Emergency Preparedness Program  

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This procedure system is being designed for the Rocky Flats Plant Emergency Preparedness Program (EPP) to: assess the procedural needs of the Emergency Preparedness Program in light of the existing Rocky Flats Plant policies, plans, procedures, and applicable DOE orders; design the structure of the Emergency Preparedness Program procedural system based on the classes of procedures needed, the types of procedures (procedures vs job outline), the sections of procedures required, and the timetable for procedure maintenance; develop boiler plate formats for the various authors in writing the necessary standardized procedures; develop a list of all the necessary procedures that must be produced for Emergency Preparedness Program; and provide consistency for department-wide activities relating to the quality control in writing, distribution, and revising procedures for Emergency Preparedness Program. 23 refs., 18 figs.

Hodgin, C.R.; Brown-Strattan, M.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - accelerator disaster scenarios Sample Search...  

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Disaster Tolerant Information Technology Systems 1st Annual IEEE Systems Conference... a review of disaster tolerant Information Technology (IT). The state of traditional disaster...

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Workforce management strategies in a disaster scenario.  

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A model of the repair operations of the voice telecommunications network is used to study labor management strategies under a disaster scenario where the workforce is overwhelmed. The model incorporates overtime and fatigue functions and optimizes the deployment of the workforce based on the cost of the recovery and the time it takes to recover. The analysis shows that the current practices employed in workforce management in a disaster scenario are not optimal and more strategic deployment of that workforce is beneficial.

Kelic, Andjelka; Turk, Adam L.

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

or purchase furniture when they did transition to more permanent housing. Individuals with disabilities were more likely to have medical needs, which affected their ability to travel to service agencies or obtain employment. Case management with the survivors...Disaster Case Management and Individuals With Disabilities Laura M. Stough and Amy N. Sharp Texas A&M University Curt Decker and Nachama Wilker National Disability Rights Network, Washington, DC Purpose: To examine the case management and disaster...

Stough, Laura

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Vol 1 Issue 4 - October 2012  

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

1 1 , I S S U E 4 O C T O B E R 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE Deploys Staff in Support of Hurricane Isaac Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Deputy Assistant Secretary ISER William N. Bryan Director Infrastructure Reliability ISER Stewart Cedres Visit us at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/energy-assurance/emergency-preparedness Hurricane Isaac, the fourth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, made its first landfall on August 28th in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana and a second landfall along the coast of southeast Louisiana, just west of Port Fourchon, on August 29th. A large storm with a 50 - 60 mile-wide eye and 80 miles per hour sustained winds, Hurricane Isaac intensified

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The AROUND project: Adapting robotic disaster response to developing countries  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Reduction (WCDR) [20] stresses this necessity in points no 89 ("Advanced technologies for disaster reduction hazards. As a consequence, in cities like Hanoi, not only are disasters (floods, storms, cyclones, fires

Boyer, Edmond

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Developing Infrastructure & Community Resilience to Natural & Human-Caused Disasters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to move forward resilience efforts in the tri-state/DC region, (4) roles of the National Science Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and when there is a focus on dealing with such disasters, now is the time

Aydilek, Ahmet

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UNEP MOOC Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate  

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is launching the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems, which features ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, case studies, guest speakers, etc.

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Successful application of GIS technology for post-9/11 disaster management: overcoming challenges, capitalising on advantages  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Post-9/11 conditions have modified disaster management requirements increasing the need for quick access to an array of geocoded information about community critical infrastructure, populations at risk and risk response resources needed for emergency incident decision making. Concomitantly, the risk assessment and risk reduction requirements to prevent disasters from occurring that have emerged post 9/11 require similar data. Merging the needs of the different disaster response phases into the same GIS creates a powerful tool. The process of creating the system, in turn, serves to develop organisational and community capacity needed for 21st century disaster management. This article reports on the creation of such a GIS-based software application, E3R.

Monica Teets Farris; Shirley Laska; Michael Wesley; Robert Sternhell

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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After a Disaster: Recovery Safety Tips  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Natural gas leaks are the top cause of fires after a disaster. That is why you never turn gas back on by yourself. Contact your local utility company for a trained professional to restore your gas service. ? Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon... Disaster: Recovery Safety Tips enclosed area ? even if the area has ventilation. Opening doors and windows or using fans will not prevent carbon monoxide from building up in the home. If you start to feel sick, dizzy, or weak while using a generator...

FCS Project Team - FDRM UNIT

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Deepwater Horizon Disaster Professor Satish Nagarajaiah  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

;Collapse / Oil Spill Offshore and Marine Systems Research @ Rice Source: NYT/AP/flickr #12;Horizon Before Offshore and Marine Systems Research @ Rice on any individual or company or industry or government. #12;#12;Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster Offshore and Marine Systems Research @ Rice #12;Space Shuttle Columbia

Nagarajaiah, Satish

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Japan's Triple Disaster The Continuing News Story  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Japan's Triple Disaster The Continuing News Story Dennis Normile Japan News Bureau Chief November not pragmatic." -Fumihiko Imamura #12;18 News Of The Week Does Japan Need Nuclear Power? #12;19 News & Analysis "People lost trust in TEPCO and the energy policy itself." -Shunsuke Managi #12;20 News Of The Week Japan

Napp, Nils

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Emergency Preparedness Sector Coordinators (EP) are a critical part of the campus effort to improve our emergency preparedness. Sector Coords. will serve as a network of university  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Emergency Preparedness Sector Coordinators (EP) are a critical part of the campus effort to improve the EP Zone Coord. While this assignment will result in some extra work, it will prove to be rewarding to a sector. The network will provide better information and services to the "occupants" of the area. EP

Tennessee, University of

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Reactor emergency preparedness: lifesaving or as low as reasonable achievable  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

An emergency is defined as an unforseen combination of circumstances or the resultant state that calls for immediate action. Although not explicitly indicated, the implication is that the action is intended to protect life, limb and or property from extreme peril. For the most part, the kind and extent of the emergency planning required under current regulations of the USNRC do not appear to be so much related to emergencies (within the above definition) as they do toward the reduction of the off-site radiation doses from uncontrolled releases during reactor accident conditions to as low as reasonably achievable levels. Not only do the latter appear to be of questionable cost-effectiveness, but in their extent and complexity beyond normal disaster planning they may in fact be counter productive to optimum public safety.

Hull, A.P.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How ORISE is Making a Difference: REAC/TS Strengthens Preparedness for  

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REAC/TS Strengthens Preparedness for Radiation Emergencies Worldwide REAC/TS Strengthens Preparedness for Radiation Emergencies Worldwide ORISE's Global Partnerships Strengthen International Preparedness for Radiological Emergencies The Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) continues to establish international partnerships through education, exercises and conferences, which is helping to strengthen radiation emergency medical response around the globe. REAC/TS' international collaborations include observing a national full-field exercise at the Korea Hydroelectric CANDU Nuclear Power Plant complex in Wolsong, South Korea. The Republic of Korea Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) invited REAC/TS Director Albert Wiley, M.D., Ph.D.,

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

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hen disaster strikes, electric power hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

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Needs for Robotic Assessments of Nuclear Disasters  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Following the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactor plant in Japan, the need for systems which can assist in dynamic high-radiation environments such as nuclear incidents has become more apparent. The INL participated in delivering robotic technologies to Japan and has identified key components which are needed for success and obstacles to their deployment. In addition, we are proposing new work and methods to improve assessments and reactions to such events in the future. Robotics needs in disaster situations include phases such as: Assessment, Remediation, and Recovery Our particular interest is in the initial assessment activities. In assessment we need collection of environmental parameters, determination of conditions, and physical sample collection. Each phase would require key tools and efforts to develop. This includes study of necessary sensors and their deployment methods, the effects of radiation on sensors and deployment, and the development of training and execution systems.

Victor Walker; Derek Wadsworth

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

: ? Medical facilities, such as hospitals, outpatient clinics and rehabilita- tion facilities. ? Custodial care facilities that provide institutional care for persons who require close supervision and some physical constraints in their daily activities... applicant throughout the disaster recovery period. ? The state will also assign an Applicant Liaison to help the applicant. There are other types of assistance besides that available from FEMA. The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) administers...

Taylor, Greg

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised)  

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

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) 20-page "how-to" guide describing ways to turn a disaster into an opportunity to rebuild with greener energy technologies. It covers such topics as the importance of energy, options for communities, instructions for developing an energy plan, and other considerations. This guide is intended for the community leaders who have experienced a disaster. 45136.pdf More Documents & Publications Greensburg Webinars Q&A From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE

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Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised)  

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

After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) 20-page "how-to" guide describing ways to turn a disaster into an opportunity to rebuild with greener energy technologies. It covers such topics as the importance of energy, options for communities, instructions for developing an energy plan, and other considerations. This guide is intended for the community leaders who have experienced a disaster. 45136.pdf More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE

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Global Risk Assessment of Natural Disasters: new perspectives.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides and volcanic activities has had devastating effects on human life. Risk is the probability of harmful consequences from… (more)

Mona, Khaleghy Rad

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Data-driven resource allocation decisions : FEMA's disaster recovery centers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Resource allocation decisions in post-disaster operations are challenging because of situational dynamics, insufficient information, organizational culture, political context, and urgency. We propose a methodology to create ...

Moline, Julia N. (Julia Nessa)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

NREL: Technology Deployment - Disaster Recovery Support at FEMA...  

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

Disaster Recovery Support at FEMA Incorporates Sustainability in Rebuilding Efforts News FEMA Engages NREL in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Effort NREL's Federal Fueling Station Data...

103

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series: Long-Term Commitment Factor  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting the National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series to foster awareness about the National Disaster Resilience...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - amsterdam air disaster Sample Search Results  

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and the "human error" can cause technological disasters (such as air crashes, automobile... hazard and risk assessment" Abstract. Almost every natural disaster is...

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Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Paducah Site, April 2013  

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Independent Oversight Review of Independent Oversight Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Paducah Site May 2011 April 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................ 1 2.0 Scope................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ......................................................................................................................................... 2

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Independent Oversight Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Hanford Site, September 2013  

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

of of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Hanford Site May 2011 September 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................ 1 2.0 Scope................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ......................................................................................................................................... 2 4.0 Methodology ....................................................................................................................................... 3

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Mobile Ad Hoc Data Networks for Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications -Dynamic Power-Conscious Routing Concepts  

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Mobile Ad Hoc Data Networks for Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications - Dynamic Power networks MANETs for emer- gency telecommunication. A MANET is an autonomous collection of mobile nodes into mobile nodes. A MANET for emergency telecommunication may operate in a stand-alone manner or be connected

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A fully automated and integrated multi-scale forecasting scheme for emergency preparedness  

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In this paper, we present one multi-scale integrated simulation technology for emergency preparedness with a holistic approach in hurricane, related storm surge and flood forecasting; infrastructure assessment; and emergency planning. This is an emergency ... Keywords: Finite element, Fully automated through scripting, Multi-scale hurricane simulation, Overland flow, Parallel computation, Water surge

Muhammad Akbar; Shahrouz Aliabadi; Reena Patel; Marvin Watts

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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System integrated considerations for multi-hazard mitigation, preparedness and response in World Expo compound  

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Expo compound Masanobu Shinozuka University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA ABSTRACT Large urban, preparedness and emergency response for lifeline systems such as transportation, water, electric power networks". The fact that design of World Trade Center Towers did not consider potential release of combustion energy

Shinozuka, Masanobu

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Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Paducah Site, April 2013  

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

of of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Paducah Site May 2011 April 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................ 1 2.0 Scope................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ......................................................................................................................................... 2 4.0 Methodology ....................................................................................................................................... 3

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Becoming Resilient: Disaster Planning and Recovery: NREL Experts Assist Before and After a Disaster (Fact Sheet)  

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This fact sheet provides information on how private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities can utilize NREL's expertise, tools, and innovations to incorporate energy efficiency and renewable energy into the planning, recovery, and rebuilding stages of disaster.

Hotchkiss, E.

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF  

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a strong impact on business. Oil & gas companies are thus continuously seeking to employ processesCONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF OIL & GAS OFFSHORE workspace. Finally a prototype for oil & gas offshore structures disaster management based on our multi

Barbosa, Alberto

113

American Red Cross VOLUNTEER SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR DISASTER OPERATIONS  

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American Red Cross VOLUNTEER SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR DISASTER OPERATIONS I and maintenance costs will be reimbursed by the American Red Cross, pursuant to Staff Reimbursement Procedures the American Red Cross while I am performing disaster relief work. Furthermore, I understand and accept that

Wu, Shin-Tson

114

Disaster Management Projects Using Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview  

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There are numerous projects dealing with disaster management and emergency response that use wireless sensor networks technologies. Indeed, WSNs offer a good alternative compared to traditional ad hoc networks. Air pollution monitoring, forest fire detection, ... Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, Disaster Management, Emergency Response, Information Systems

Imane Benkhelifa, Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, Samira Moussaoui

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised)  

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

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) These Greensburg fact sheet sheets help citizens understand what they can do as a part of the focus. Saving energy & water, using renewable energy (particular interest in small wind), driving "green", general sustainability, & living green. 45138.pdf More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A Case Study; NREL's Technical Assistance to Greensburg, June 2007-May 2009 From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding with Renewable Energy after Disaster,

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Big smog meets web science: smog disaster analysis based on social media and device data on the web  

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Nowadays, people are increasingly concerned about smog disaster and the caused health hazard. However, the current methods for big smog analysis are usually based on the traditional lagging data sources or merely adopt physical environment observations, ... Keywords: big smog, device data, health hazard, social media, stream data, web science

Jiaoyan Chen; Huajun Chen; Guozhou Zheng; Jeff Z. Pan; Honghan Wu; Ningyu Zhang

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Program plan for the partnership for natural disaster reduction. Rev 0  

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In a matter of minutes, a natural disaster completely changes people`s lives. For example, 9,750 lives were lost in the 1993 Latur, India earthquake, 106,000 homes were destroyed in the 1995 Hanshin-Awajii (Kobe) Japan earthquake, and over 8000 jobs/businesses were either disrupted or terminated during Hurricane Andrew. Worldwide, economic disaster damages have tripled in the past 30 years - rising from $40 billion in the 1960`s to $120 billion in the 1980`s. Potential losses and recovery costs continue to rise because of rapid population growth, urban expansion, and increased new construction concentrated in high-risk areas. In the U.S., economic losses from 1989 to 1994 resulting from hurricanes and earthquakes exceeded more than $100 billion. With the exception of floods, severe windstorms annually cause more damage than earthquakes because they occur more frequently. On average, 350 lives are lost every year as a result of windstorms. Over the last decade, nearly 90% of the property losses have resulted from windstorms and about 4% from earthquakes. The unexpected vulnerability of many homes, the high number of pay-outs by insurance companies, and the resulting difficulties of getting affordable insurance coverage following Hurricane Andrew in Florida further emphasized the need for the United States to aggressively put more efforts into wind-related pre-disaster mitigation. Everyone shares the burden of recovery in the form of increased taxes for federal assistance and higher insurance premiums. In response to these critical national and international needs, the Partnership for Natural Disaster Reduction is defining a national program which has the mission to develop, validate, and implement technologies that will reduce damage to structures, buildings, and infrastructure elements resulting from windstorms, earthquakes, and aging processes.

NONE

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecological disaster in Kuwait; A burning question  

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Six million barrels of oil are going up in smoke each day in Kuwait, dumping 3.7 million pounds of toxic gases, soot, and smoke - including cancer-causing compounds - into the air each hour. This paper reports that the prognosis for the situation is dim. Even as specialized firefighting companies from the United States and Canada began arriving in Kuwait in March, oil officials there predicted dousing the fires would take at least two years and pumping up oil production to pre-war levels would take between five and 10 years. An oil well fire is a disaster. The effect on the ozone, the ecology, the marine life is massive. We aren't even breathing air here, we're just breathing smog.

Wray, T.K. (Waste Away Services, Perrysburg, OH (US))

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

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

hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

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Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, July 2013  

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Independent Oversight Review of Independent Oversight Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory May 2011 July 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................ 1 2.0 Scope................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ......................................................................................................................................... 2

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Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve Grid Resiliency and Climate Preparedness  

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The Energy Department’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability announced that it is making up to $3.5 million in funding available for communities to deploy smart grid tools and technologies to advance climate preparedness and resiliency of the electricity delivery infrastructure. This Funding Opportunity supports the goals of other initiatives by the Administration to prepare the Nation for the impacts of climate change by providing funding to local and tribal governments.

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Disasters and the Law: The Legal Implications of Hurricane Katrina  

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Law 224.9 Disasters and the Law: The Legal Implications of Hurricane Katrina (Spring 2006) Units: 3, and Rebuilding Efforts (September 28,2005)Center for Health an

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Leading a lean transformation in the wake of a disaster  

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Through a disaster, a company is presented with an opportunity to leverage the momentum from recovery efforts to drastically change the way business is conducted. In the case of Raytheon's Solid State Microwave division, ...

Caballero, Christian G. (Christian Gabriel)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Linking Insurance and Mitigation to Manage Natural Disaster Risk  

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The insurance industry has suffered very large losses in the past 10 years from natural disasters and has the potential for experiencing even greater losses in the future. This chapter examines the role that i...

Howard Kunreuther

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

In the past, disaster management used to only include support...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

One of the many groups of people at high risk is those with special needs. They have health conditions that require special care. Before a disaster, these individuals live in...

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Building & Enhancing Interorganizational Relationships for Disaster Preparedness and Response Capacity: a Study of Community-based Organizations Serving Vulnerable Populations: a Focus on the Homeless  

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21: p. 369-402. Seattle & King County Public Health. PublicCenter Seattle & King County Public Health Departmentinformation put out by King County Public Health Department

Nilsen, Donata Christiane

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

When Materials Matter--Analyzing, Predicting, and Preventing Disasters  

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The mission of the Architectural Surety{trademark} program at Sandia National Laboratories is to assure the performance of buildings, facilities, and other infrastructure systems under normal, abnormal, and malevolent threat conditions. Through educational outreach efforts in the classroom, at conferences, and presentations such as this one, public and professional awareness of the need to defuse and mitigate such threats is increased. Buildings, airports, utilities, and other kinds of infrastructure deteriorate over time, as evidenced most dramatically by the crumbling cities and aging buildings, bridges, and other facility systems. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and flooding also stress the materials and structural elements of the built environment. In addition, criminals, vandals, and terrorists attack federal buildings, dams, bridges, tunnels, and other public and private facilities. Engineers and architects are beginning to systematically consider these threats during the design, construction, and retrofit phases of buildings and infrastructures and are recommending advanced research in new materials and techniques. Existing building codes and standards do not adequately address nor protect the infrastructure or the public from many of these emerging threats. The activities in Sandia National Laboratories' Architectural Surety{trademark} efforts take a risk management approach to enhancing the safety, security, and reliability of the constructed environment. The technologies and techniques developed during Sandia's 50 years as the nation's lead laboratory for nuclear weapons surety are now being applied to assessing and reducing the vulnerability of dams, to enhancing the safety and security of staff in foreign embassies, and assuring the reliability of other federal facilities. High consequence surety engineering and design brings together technological advancements, new material requirements, systems integration, and risk management to improve the safety, security, and reliability of the as-built environment. The thrust of this paper is the role that new materials can play in protecting the infrastructure. Retrofits of existing buildings, innovative approaches to the design and construction of new facilities, and the mitigation of consequences in the event of an unpreventable disaster are some of the areas that new construction materials can benefit the Architectural Surety{trademark} of the constructed environment.

MATALUCCI,RUDOLPH V.; O'CONNOR,SHARON

2000-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Health consequences of Chernobyl disaster in Europe in general and in Norway in particular. Literature review and ecological study.  

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??Health costs of Chernobyl disaster are still not clear.Main goal of this paper therefore is to investigate health consequences of Chernobyl disaster in Europe (outside… (more)

Fedorov, Roman

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Rights-based evaluation of government responses to a given 'natural' disaster : Katrina as case study  

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Disaster impacts human mobility and a rights-based approach to disaster response is needed to protect the human rights of those who seek migration as an adaptation strategy. This paper deals with returning to a place after ...

Haeffner, Melissa (Melissa Ann)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variations in disaster aid acquisitions among ethnic groups in a rural community  

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based on ethnicity: Anglo, African-American, and Hispanic. The disaster-recovery process assessed if variations exist the disaster-aid acquisition process of households which correlate with ethnicity. During the investigation, researchers examined...

Galindo, Kim Blanca

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

131

Risk Early Warning System Preventing Natural Disaster in Yunnan Power Grid  

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In order to prevent natural disaster on Yunnan power grid caused harm, research team in collecting and...

Zhengzhi Li; Tong Han; Yumei Li; Zhigang Liu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Waste management policy revisions: lessons learned from the Katrina disaster  

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The main objective of this paper is to identify debris and waste management policies that need to be changed based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. Policy issues addressed include fragmented jurisdictional problems, issues related to types of debris, burning of house hold debris, wood infestation with Formosan termites and banning of yard wastes from landfills. Current practices and trends in the building material waste management following disasters are examined from a building life cycle standpoint or cradle to cradle concept. Completing the proper planning before the disaster is critical. Having a plan in place can allow for maximum, integrated recycling, resource optimisation, waste reduction and deconstruction. Examination of the waste management hierarchy and life cycle management of material is used to improve the understanding of reuse and recycle opportunities. Based on the lessons learnt from Hurricane Katrina proposed changes in debris management policy following natural disasters.

William E. Roper

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE  

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

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical information about building energy efficient buildings and using renewable energy. Includes a checklist and resources. Highlights successful projects in Greensburg, Kansas. 45139.pdf More Documents & Publications Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Greensburg, Kansas: A Better, Greener Place to Live (Revised) (Brochure)

134

Tourism disaster management in an age of terrorism  

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The following article differentiates between the concepts of risk management, disaster management, and crisis management. Although a great deal has been written about the need for risk and crisis management, precious little has been written about the intermediate steps between risk and crisis management, disaster management. The article attempts to look at this issue both from the academic and applied perspective, offering both a theoretical vision and an applied aspect. The article is meant to create debate within the tourism professional community and challenge that community to be prepared for continual change in an ever more dangerous world. Special emphasis is given to issues of tourism and terrorism.

Peter Tarlow

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Humanitarian Logistics: Empirical Evidences from a Natural Disaster  

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Abstract This paper seeks to identify the critical factors that help logistics processes in cases of environmental disasters. We show empirical evidence based on a case study that corroborates the Balcik theoretic model. A qualitative, exploratory research design, as well as thematic content analysis, was used. Eleven interviews were conducted, which were transcribed and triangulated with observations in document reviews. Here, we provide an explanation of the different roles into the chain: suppliers, donors, beneficiaries and distribution center. We find that all links in the chain manifested post-disaster.

Marcia Regina Santiago Scarpin; Renata de Oliveira Silva

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Evens at the Y-12 National Security Complex, February 2012  

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

Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex May 2011 February 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ................................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Scope..................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ........................................................................................................................................... 2

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Assessing the Impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster on Policy Dynamics and the Public Sphere  

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Social and political fallout following the March 2011 Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear disaster permanently altered the zeitgeist of global public attitude towards nuclear power and towards energy technology in general. This area of public policy, which in Japan is particularly opaque and stagnant, was forced into a period of energy sector review amid domestic and worldwide debate. This study explores novel methodologies for measuring these developments, covering the 1) framing effects of traditional media and the 2) user-sourced content of social media. This quantitative approach yielded the following hypothesis verifications; 1) in an AHP-style online survey, exposure to real and simulated nuclear-related disaster headlines reduced collective partiality towards nuclear power by 3% and 4% respectively, and 2) retrospective opinion mining of Twitter procured an relative increase in negative nuclear-related posts of 38% and 134% in Japanese and English respectively, from the pre to post-Fukushima world. Using nuclear power and Fukushima as a case study, this paper attempts to elucidate both the influence of media on the public sphere, and the influence of the public sphere on policy and policymakers. From the results it is possible to make the conjecture that a lack of scientific education with regard to energy issues increases the former influence, and similarly reduces the latter.

Harry A. Hassard; Joshua K.Y. Swee; Moustafa Ghanem; Hironobu Unesaki

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Prioritizing Burn-Injured Patients During a Disaster  

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The U.S. government has mandated that, in a catastrophic event, metropolitan areas need to be capable of caring for 50 burn-injured patients per million population. In New York City, this corresponds to 400 patients. There are currently 140 burn beds ... Keywords: disaster planning, healthcare, triage

Carri W. Chan; Linda V. Green; Yina Lu; Nicole Leahy; Roger Yurt

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Exploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios  

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since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident that followed the 2011 Great East JapanExploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios Karim-like motor skills to be achieved. We use virtual scenes under the fully- 3D-modeled-environment assumption

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

140

Global Warming Time Bomb:* Actions Needed to Avert Disaster  

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Global Warming Time Bomb:* Actions Needed to Avert Disaster James Hansen 26 October 2009 Club statements relating to policy are personal opinion Global Warming Status 1. Knowledge Gap Between - What Benefits of Solution Despite the publicity that global warming has received, there is a large gap between

Hansen, James E.

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141

English version UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction (2009)  

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be directed to the ISDR Secretariat (see www.unisdr.org). Acceptable risk The level of potential losses and environmental conditions. Comment: In engineering terms, acceptable risk is also used to assess and defineEnglish version UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction (2009) Introduction The UNISDR

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Natural Disaster Survey Report Ft. Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas,  

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and conversations with volunteer amateur radio operators, members of the print and broadcast media in Ft. Smith to the U.S. Congress, to local government officials in Ft. Smith and Van Buren, and to the media on May 21Natural Disaster Survey Report Ft. Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas, Tornado of April 21, 1996 U

143

Reinforcement of energy delivery network against natural disaster events  

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Abstract Among all city infrastructures affected by natural disaster events, electric power grid is the most critical one. Most services on which disaster relief efforts depend, rely entirely on the availability of dependable and continuous supply of power. To achieve power grid resiliency against natural disasters, it is first necessary to perform a thorough analysis of interdependencies within the energy delivery network. This paper puts forth a graph-theoretic methodology based on fuzzy cognitive maps that models and analyzes the grid as an interconnected system of elements (i.e., energy resources and loads) that are connected through weighted and directional edges (i.e., lines and feeders). The developed model provides a mathematical framework for the analysis of the power grid during natural disaster events, and is used to devise optimal reinforcement strategies for the grid infrastructure via capacity enhancements and component reinforcement. The problem has been formulated as a constrained quadratic optimization one. The analysis and optimization approach are performed using abstract models so as to ensure the generic nature of the proposed methodology. A case study is presented using the IEEE 34-bus test distribution system. The system is mapped onto the floodplain map of the city of Boulder, CO, and is used to verify the applicability of the proposed methodology for grid reinforcement against flood hazards.

Salman Mohagheghi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Topic for Fall semester, 2010 Visualizing and Communicating Disaster  

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with disasters? How did pre-industrial peoples depict tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods/Visual Science Seminar for CU-Boulder Faculty and Graduate Students #12;any) aesthetic and/or political changed over the centuries? What are some recent innovations of such representations? ********* CU-Boulder

Stowell, Michael

145

ORIGINAL PAPER US billion-dollar weather and climate disasters  

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Management Agen- cy's National Flood Insurance Program and the US Department of Agriculture's crop insurance Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA 123 Nat Hazards DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0566-5 #12 and climate disasters including: tropical cyclones, floods, droughts/heat waves, severe local storms (e

Katz, Richard

146

Increasing Knowledge Increasing Knowledge 29  

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28 Increasing Knowledge Increasing Knowledge 29 Expanding Leadership 36 Building Partnerships 43 the world. The challenges ahead are large, but WSP is preparing to meet them by increasing knowledge, expanding leadership, building partnerships, and seeking solutions. #12;29 Increasing Knowledge Increasing

Fay, Noah

147

Emergency Preparedness  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

ISER is responsible for coordinating the protection of critical energy assets and assisting Federal, State, and local governments with disruption preparation, response, and mitigation in support of...

148

Application of GIS on forecasting water disaster in coal mines  

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In many coal mines of China, water disasters occur very frequently. It is the most important problem that water gets inrush into drifts and coal faces, locally known as water gush, during extraction and excavation. Its occurrence is controlled by many factors such as geological, hydrogeological and mining technical conditions, and very difficult to be predicted and prevented by traditional methods. By making use of overlay analysis of Geographic Information System, a multi-factor model can be built to forecast the potential of water gush. This paper introduced the method of establishment of the water disaster forecasting system and forecasting model and two practical successful cases of application in Jiaozuo and Yinzhuang coal mines. The GIS proved helpful for ensuring the safety of coal mines.

Sun Yajun; Jiang Dong; Ji Jingxian [China Univ. of Mining and Technology, Jiangshy (China)] [and others

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Global Health: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict, and Public Health  

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...response, public health analysts within the humanitarian aid community worked to identify thresholds of key indicators of mortality and malnutrition in order to classify situations as critical and establish triggers for the provision of emergency relief. Recognizing the major implications of using such... Global disasters, both natural and man-made, affect health in many ways, as reviewed in this article in the Global Health series.

Leaning J.; Guha-Sapir D.

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

150

Independent Oversight Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, November 2013  

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

of of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant May 2011 November 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose................................................................................................................................................ 1 2.0 Scope................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ......................................................................................................................................... 1 4.0 Methodology ....................................................................................................................................... 2

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet)  

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

Tragedy Tragedy to Triumph- Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster About Green Homes A green home can save you thousands in utility bills and make your home a healthier and more comfortable place to live. Green homes save money with energy-saving features such as effective insulation, high-performance windows, tight construction, and efficient heating and cooling equipment and appliances. Green homes are healthier because they perform better and use green products, protecting homeowners against cold, heat, drafts, moisture, indoor pollutants, and noise. Green homes also protect homeowners against future utility rate increases for gas and electricity. Green homes encourage the use of renewable energy, which can reduce your home's impact on the environment

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Mobile medical disaster relief technology : enhancing communication, medical logistics, data creation, and crisis mapping for vulnerable communities  

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This thesis explores the field of disaster relief and recovery, and the application of emerging technologies that are both used by, and use the data generated by communities affected by natural disaster. This thesis analyzes ...

Intrator, Kira (Kira Rachel)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

How Accurate are Disaster Loss Data? The Case of U.S. Flood Damage  

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disaster assistance programs. Comparison of early damage estimates with actual expenditures in a California.S. National Weather Service (NWS) has compiled annual flood loss estimates for each state since 1955 the provision of disaster relief assistance, e.g., how much, when, and in what form. Loss estimates provide

Colorado at Boulder, University of

154

A Context Driven Information Retrieval for Online Urban Disaster Management System  

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A Context Driven Information Retrieval for Online Urban Disaster Management System Khaldoun ZREIK of Disaster Managing Approaches depends firmly on information and communication management system. Due to the interactive decision board, an optimised Data Base Management System, a light Geographical Information System

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

155

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series- Q&A Session: Review Completeness Requirements  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting the National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series to foster awareness about the National Disaster Resilience Competition. The webinar will answer questions about the competition, cover eligibility and requirements, and talk about climate resilience.

156

Analyzing covert social network foundation behind terrorism disaster  

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This paper addresses a method to analyze the covert social network foundation hidden behind the terrorism disaster. It is to solve a node discovery problem, which means to discover a node, which functions relevantly in a social network, but escaped from monitoring on the presence and mutual relationship of nodes. The method aims at integrating the expert investigator's prior understanding, insight on the terrorists' social network nature derived from the complex graph theory, and computational data processing. The social network responsible for the 9/11 attack in 2001 is used to execute simulation experiment to evaluate the performance of the method.

Maeno, Yoshiharu

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photo Credit: Mike Kuhman Sign-up for the USDA Crop Disaster Program anticipated in March 2005  

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, a problem with sign- up dates for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program was addressed. The USDA by damaging weather. The Crop Disaster Program, or CDP, is fully funded under this legislation the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, or NAP. However, these assistance programs are different

Florida, University of

158

A novel Electricity Marketing Model Integrating Intelligent Disaster-Recovery System  

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Considering the unexpected events, such as floods, fires, hurricanes, and even terrorist attacks, this paper discusses an integration model of electricity marketing system. The novel system consists of the wireless communication mode, computer networks, GPRS satellite positioning system and GIS power distribution system. This model aims at the intelligent disaster recovery system and the overall recovery plan for disaster recovery. Moreover, the marketing information systems are aiming at enhancing the ability to resist disasters and major incidents and reducing the disaster which is caused by combat and the loss of accidents. Finally, the paper suggests how this system could reduce the adverse effects on electricity customers and the whole society, to ensure that information systems provide critical business functions in the disaster time after resumption and continuation of operation.

Shi Li; Zeng Ming; Li Lingyun

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Stop Blaming Disasters on Forces Beyond Our Control  

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As we enter the new millennium, let us recognize that the losses resulting from natural or malevolent events that cause major property damage, severe injuries, and unnecessary death are not always due to forces beyond our control. We can prevent these losses by changing the way we think and act about design and construction projects. New tools, technologies, and techniques can improve structural safety, security, and reliability and protect owners, occupants, and users against loss and casualties. Hurricane Mitch, the African embassy bombings, the ice storms in Canada and the northeastern US last winter, the Oklahoma City bombing, flooding and earthquakes in California, tornadoes and flooding in Florida, and wildfires in the Southwest are threats to the safety and security of the public and the reliability of our constructed environment. Today's engineering design community must recognize these threats and address them in our standards, building codes, and designs. We know that disasters will continue to strike and we must reduce their impact on the public. We must demand and create innovative solutions that assure a higher level of structural performance when disasters strike.

Matalucci, R.V.

1999-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

160

Compilation of demographic data for the chemical stockpile emergency preparedness program  

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There are eight installations in the continental US where lethal unitary chemical agents and munitions have been stored since the late 1950`s. In December, 1985, Congress directed the Department of Defense (DOD) to destroy these stockpiles of aging chemical warfare weapons. The destruction was to take place in such a manner as to provide: (1) maximum protection of the environment, the general public, and the personnel involved in the destruction, (2) adequate and safe facilities designed solely for the destruction of the stockpile, and (3) clean-up dismantling, and disposal of the facilities when the disposal program was complete. To help communities develop emergency response capabilities, the Army established the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program or CSEPP based on principals established in the Emergency Response Concept Plan (ERCP). The Army and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) jointly oversee the CSEPP. An important part of the ERCP guidance was establishing cooperative interaction between local, state, and federal agencies and the development of emergency planning zones (EPZs) to support the emergency response concept. The purpose of this document is to describe how the population figures were derived for the population estimates for both the Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program and the CSEPP analyses. Most of the data is derived from the US Census 1990 population figures. However, the Census only counts residential populations and does not attempt to document daytime populations within commercial or residential facilities. One conclusion from this review is that there is a need for better and more consistent population data in the Emergency Planning Guides.

Vogt, B.; Sorensen, J.; Coomer, C. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Shumpert, B.; Hardee, H. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Your Vital Records INTRODUCTION The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Federal Preparedness Circular 65 states "The  

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Identify and Protect Identify and Protect Your Vital Records INTRODUCTION The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Federal Preparedness Circular 65 states "The protection and ready availability of electronic and hardcopy documents, references, records, and information systems needed to support essential functions under the full spectrum of emergencies is another critical element of a successful COOP plan. Agency personnel must have access to and be able to use these records and systems in conducting their essential functions." Each Federal agency is responsible for establishing a Vital Records Program for the identification and protection of those records needed for Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) before, during,

162

The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents  

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ANIMAL ISSUES EDUCATION: PERCEIVED ADVANTAGES AND OBSTACLES OF ROLES PLAYED BY TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE AGENTS By RICK MAXWELL, B.S., M.S. A DISSERTATION IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION...-Chairperson of the Committee David Lawver Andy Vestal Accepted Fred Hartmeister Dean of the Graduate School May, 2010 Copyright 2010, Rick Maxwell Texas Tech University, Rick...

Maxwell, Ricky G.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

163

Strategies for an integrated US industry response to a humanitarian disaster  

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This thesis focuses on developing strategies to improve coordination between private businesses, relief agencies, and the government in order to deliver more efficient and effective disaster relief during major national ...

Lam, Sheau Kai

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series: Long-Term Commitment Factor  

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In light of the recent announcement of the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), HUD is offering a series of webinars to discuss NDRC NOFA requirements, answer NDRC NOFA questions and...

165

Alternatives for reducing the environmental risks associated with natural disasters and their effects on pipelines  

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Past pipeline failure reports have typically focused on corrosion and third party related events. However, natural disasters pose a substantial risk to pipeline integrity as well. Therefore, it was the objective of this thesis to analyze the risks...

Wellborn, Michael Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

166

Catastrophe Risk Sharing and Public-Private Partnerships: From Natural Disasters to Terrorism  

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Catastrophe Risk Sharing and Public-Private Partnerships: From Natural Disasters to Terrorism to Terrorism Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin1 and Erwann Michel-Kerjan2* Octobre 2003 Cahier n° 2003-019 Résumé

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

167

The Dynamic Effects of Hurricanes in the US: The Role of Non-Disaster Transfer Payments  

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We know little about the dynamic economic impacts of natural disasters. I examine the effect of hurricanes on US counties’ economies 0-10 years after landfall. Overall, I find no substantial changes in county population, ...

Deryugina, Tatyana

168

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series- Q&A Session: Walk through FAQ's  

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In light of the recent announcement of the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), HUD is offering a series of webinars to discuss NDRC NOFA requirements, answer NDRC NOFA questions and...

169

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series- Q&A Session: Review Completeness Requirements  

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In light of the recent announcement of the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), HUD is offering a series of webinars to discuss NDRC NOFA requirements, answer NDRC NOFA questions and...

170

Edinburgh Research Explorer Social Capital, Sense-Making and Recovery from Disaster  

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Chain, Japan, Risk Management, Automobile Industry, Operations Management) L arge-scale disasters (Fukushima) nuclear power station operated by Tokyo Electric Power. Nearly 20,000 persons were killed

Millar, Andrew J.

171

The Power of People: Social Capital and Post-Disaster Recovery Daniel P. Aldrich  

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a year of the disaster, for example, observers estimated that 9 in 10 businesses and households had, like the 1995 Kobe earthquake in Japan, local communities often lacked such organization, and suffered

Ginzel, Matthew

172

Disaster Resiliency and Recovery: Capabilities (Fact Sheet), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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a a pa b i l i t i e s Disaster Resiliency and Recovery NREL Experts Assist Before and After a Disaster The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's leader in energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, practices, and strategies. For the last 15 years, NREL has provided expertise, tools, and innovations to private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities during the planning, recovery,

173

Intensive and extensive disaster risk drivers and interactions with recent trends in the global political economy, with special emphasis on rentier states  

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Abstract Internal and external efforts are increasingly being allocated to improve disaster risk reduction capacity on a worldwide scale, especially in developing low and middle income countries. While significant efforts are targeted at improving institutional capacity in disaster risk reduction, this does not always translate into reduced disaster risk as identified in the mid-term review of progress in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action. Furthermore, the review concluded that while various countries have succeeded in developing national plans, strategies and institutions, this was not always accompanied by progress in allocating resources for the implementation of these plans and for reducing the underlying risk drivers, namely unchecked urban expansion, environmental degradation, weak governance and poverty The effect of the political economy on disaster risk reduction may explain this anomaly (e.g. the predominance of financial capital may cause challenges in adopting a wide stakeholder participatory approach in the DRR decision making process; which is particularly essential for addressing “every-day” (extensive) and severe (intensive) risks. The issue of extensive risk is particularly important as it does not receive sufficient and explicit attention in various international frameworks, including the Hyogo Framework for Action monitoring template and the International Risk Governance Council Risk Governance Framework, while global evidence suggest that most damage is caused by everyday extensive risk which remains unreported, uninsured and unaddressed. Firstly, there is a need to develop a theoretical analysis tool capable of analyzing institutions, structures and processes for managing risks and effecting DRR change within various political economies. To this end, the paper combines an existing analytical political economy analysis tools with a prescriptive risk governance analysis framework thereby developing a tool for assessing the DRR decision making processes, which may inform future efforts to promote incentives and effect DRR change, taking into account the political economy specificities at different stages in the risk governance framework. The tool is applied to analyze the effects of (i) recent trends in the global political economy (including the dominance of rentier economies in certain regions, the increased role of financial capital, and the drive for short-term profit) on the provision of public goods including disaster risk management, (ii) the lack of progress in the implementation of the HFA framework for the education sector in the Arab region characterized by a prevalence of rentier states, and (iii) the imbalanced approach for addressing risks with less emphasis on “every-day” (extensive) risks. The above succinct applications demonstrate the effectiveness of the tool in identifying gaps and difficulties in the decision making process related to DRR. As such it allows for the development and assessment of various incentives aimed at addressing the identified gaps.

Fadi Hamdan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at Select DOE Facilities, April 2013  

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Oversight Oversight Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at Select Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Nuclear Facilities May 2011 Late Fall 2012 April 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents Acronyms ..................................................................................................................................................... ii 1.0 Introduction............................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Overall Assessment ................................................................................................................................ 3

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Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at Select DOE Facilities, April 2013  

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Oversight Oversight Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at Select Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Nuclear Facilities May 2011 Late Fall 2012 April 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents Acronyms ..................................................................................................................................................... ii 1.0 Introduction............................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Overall Assessment ................................................................................................................................ 3

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29.01.03.M1.32 Information Resources Disaster Recovery Planning Page 1 of 2 STANDARD ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES  

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29.01.03.M1.32 Information Resources ­ Disaster Recovery Planning Page 1 of 2 STANDARD, 2009 Revised August 14, 2013 Next Scheduled Review: August 14, 2016 Standard Administrative Procedure ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES 29.01.03.M1.32 Information Resources ­ Disaster Recovery Planning Revised November 5

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SeWDReSS: on the design of an application independent, secure, wide-area disaster recovery storage system  

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Distributed wide-area storage systems must tolerate both physical failure and logic errors. In particular, these functions are needed to enable the storage system to support remote disaster recovery. There are several solutions for distributed wide-area ... Keywords: Disaster recovery, Erasure-coding, Multimedia data, Replication, Storage

Lingfang Zeng; Bharadwaj Veeravalli; Qingsong Wei; Dan Feng

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster |  

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Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster December 29, 2009 - 7:30am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Earlier this month, just one day after Denver's first cold snap of the season, I woke up and saw a new text message from my downstairs neighbor. She was writing to let me know no one in our small, six-unit condo building had water. Immediately I feared the worst: The pipes froze overnight and burst, damaging the building and causing thousands of dollars in repair work. After throwing on some warm clothes, I surveyed the basement and outside where the water enters our building. No burst was visible. Relieved, we called a plumber, who for a hefty service fee was able to come

179

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up Jump to: navigation, search Name Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, People and Policy, Transportation, Water Conservation, Renewable Energy, Biomass, Geothermal, Ground Source Heat Pumps, Solar, - Solar Hot Water, - Solar Pv, Biomass - Waste To Energy, Wind Phase Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes Resource Type Case studies/examples Availability Publicly available--Free Publication Date 10/1/2009

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"Lantern Live" Mobile App Lights Way for Citizens Impacted by Disasters  

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In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, seemingly simple tasks such as refueling your car were incredibly difficult. Few tools existed to determine which gas stations had fuel and the power to pump that fuel. To help address this problem, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Monday announced the launch of Lantern Live – a mobile app that allows users in disaster-affected areas to report on the status of local gas stations, find fuel, and easily look up power outage maps from local utilities. Lantern Live is part of the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative.

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181

Regional long-term co-operation in the field of nuclear and radiation emergency preparedness  

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......information concerning energy policy, nuclear programme, nuclear safety...progressive governmental policy and interest to increase nuclear safety in the region. In...information concerning energy policy, nuclear programme, nuclear safety......

V. Sladek; E. Metke; K. Janko; J.-K. Hohenberg; P. Hofer

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Resources for Pet, Poultry and Livestock Owners Affected by Natural Disasters  

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Disasters Livestock and Poultry Carcass Disposal For information or guidance on building a car- cass composting pile, contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Service at 806-677-5600 or 979-845- 3931. You can also go to http://agrilifebookstore. org...

Faries Jr., Floron C.

2008-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

183

Is My Water Safe? disaster may disrupt the electricity needed to pump  

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. Water purification tablets -- These tablets are available at drug stores. Follow the manufacturerIs My Water Safe? A disaster may disrupt the electricity needed to pump water in the home and/or contaminate the water supply. Planning ahead can assure there is enough safe water for drinking, preparing

184

Object Oriented Assessment Of Damage Due To Natural Disaster Using Very High Resolution  

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Object Oriented Assessment Of Damage Due To Natural Disaster Using Very High Resolution Images Anne.wald@ensmp.fr Abstract--A building damage assessment method applied to the case of the earthquake of Bam is proposed assessment is proposed. It allows a classification performance of the buildings among four damage grades up

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

185

Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster  

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Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster The 3rd International Symposium "Nature, Human being, and Radiation"was held at International Conference Center Hiroshima on February 15-16, 2014. With guest speakers from Japan and abroad, participation

Ishii, Hitoshi

186

NATURAL HAZARDS ON ALLUVIAL FANS: THE VENEZUELA DEBRIS FLOW AND FLASH FLOOD DISASTER  

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NATURAL HAZARDS ON ALLUVIAL FANS: THE VENEZUELA DEBRIS FLOW AND FLASH FLOOD DISASTER In December Venezuela. Rainfall on December 2-3 totaled 200 millimeters (8 inches) and was followed by a major storm, Denver, Colorado, Naples, Italy, and Vargas, Venezuela. In time scales spanning thousands of years

Eaton, L. Scott

187

Dark tourism: understanding visitor motivation at sites of death and disaster  

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People are fascinated with death and disaster. One simply has to watch traffic slow to a crawl when passing a car accident to understand this. However, this fascination goes beyond the side of a highway and enters the realm of tourism. Today...

Yuill, Stephanie Marie

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

188

The Fukushima Disaster and Japan’s Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective  

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Off-site power can be severed by a variety of events, such as terrorism, tornadoes, hurricanes, and other disasters. ... Figure 1 plots base plant elevation, seawall height, emergency power system elevation, and waterproofing of backup power systems for nuclear plants according to country. ...

Phillip Y. Lipscy; Kenji E. Kushida; Trevor Incerti

2013-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

189

Post-Disaster Reconstruction Models in the Asia Pacific: the cases of China, Iran and  

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Post-Disaster Reconstruction Models in the Asia Pacific: the cases of China, Iran and Myanmar Helen ­ Sichuan Earthquake 2008 Iran ­ Bam Earthquake 2003; Tabriz Earthquake 2012 Myanmar ­ Cyclone Nargis 2008 element in psycho-social recovery and reconstruction phase. #12;Iran Model Iran: Bam Earthquake 2003

Botea, Adi

190

A connection-oriented telecommunications disaster management model using mobile GIS  

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Mobile Geographic Information Systems are a versatile extension of traditional GIS and can provide GIS data between the field and the office. This paper addresses the challenges imposed on telecommunications infrastructure management by disaster events. MGIS are presented as tools that provide meaningful real-time communication between field workers and management.

Young B. Choi; Jonathan M. Blackburn; Hyewon Seo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Gulf oil spill's ripples still a worry Warranted or not, disaster fears loom  

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Gulf oil spill's ripples still a worry Warranted or not, disaster fears loom BY JIM WAYMER from the nation's worst-ever oil mess. Oceanographers want to know the paths of underwater oil plumes. Biologists wonder if nesting sea turtles that accidentally gulped oil will lay viable eggs or whether eggs

Belogay, Eugene A.

192

External dosimetry in the aftermath of a radiological terrorist event  

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......USA This paper reviews external dosimetry...Emergency preparedness plans incorporate various...from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC...event. | This paper reviews external dosimetry...Emergency preparedness plans incorporate various...Journal Article Review | Disaster Planning......

Gladys A. Klemic; Paul D. Bailey; Kevin M. Miller; Matthew A. Monetti

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

The 1,000 dollar home : a scalable business model to build disaster relief dwellings and upgrade slums  

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This thesis proposes a new model for the private markets to build disaster relief dwellings or to upgrade degraded neighborhoods of very low income communities. The study offers a way to empower the dwellers of very poor ...

Cańzio, Luis (Del Cańzio)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

On-Demand Information Portals for Disaster Yiming Ma, Dmitri V. Kalashnikov, Ram Hariharan, Sharad Mehrotra, Nalini Venkatasubramanian,  

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.E. Asian Tsunamis, the London subway bombings, the Katrina hurricane, to name a few) have demonstrated satellite maps and data such as sensor data, audio-visual footage related to the disaster etc., at one place

Kalashnikov, Dmitri V.

195

A Fog Computing Architecture for Disaster Response Networks  

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of ensuring high situational awareness and energy efficiency when such DRNs are saturated with large amounts of data. Situational awareness is increased by providing data reliably, and at a high temporal and spatial resolution. A waypoint placement algorithm...

Chenji Jayanth, Harshavardhan

2014-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

196

Evolving technologies for disaster planning in U.S. Cities  

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The rapid development of modem technology has increased access to and reliance on sophisticated communication and real time technology. These technologies, which have become embedded within everyday life, have significant ...

Ng, Vanessa Mei-Yee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster  

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Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Berger, ME; Leonard, RB; Ricks, RC; Wiley, AL; Lowry, PC; Flynn, DF Abstract: This article addresses the problems emergency physicians would face in the event of a nuclear or radiological catastrophe. It presents information about what needs to be done so that useful information will be gathered and reasonable decisions made in the all important triage period. A brief introductory explanation of radiation injury is followed by practical guides for managing the focused history, physical exam, laboratory tests, initial treatment, and disposition of victims of acute radiation syndrome and combined injury. The guides are not intended to serve as a hospital's "emergency

198

A next generation emerging technologies roadmap for enabling collective computational intelligence in disaster management  

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Much work is underway within the broad next generation emerging technologies community on issues associated with the development of services to foster synergies and collaboration via the integration of distributed and heterogeneous resources, systems and technologies. In previous works, we have discussed how these could help coin and prompt future direction of their fit-to-purpose use in various real-world scenarios including but not limited to disaster management, healthcare, vehicular networking and knowledge cities. In this exploratory paper, we brief and then build upon our previous works and specifically, we present a roadmap highlighting the possible use of next generation emerging technologies for enabling collective computational intelligence in managing disaster situations. A relevant scenario is used to illustrate the model architecture, as well as to detail the proposed roadmap.

Nik Bessis; Eleana Asimakopoulou; Fatos Xhafa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed  

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is www.tdi.state.tx.us. Replacing Lost Income Benefits for Disaster Unemployment Assis- tance (DUA) are available through the Texas Workforce Commission to persons (including the self-employed) who have lost all or part of their livelihood because... location. The number is 1-800-233-3405. Rebuilding the Business: What are the choices? Assess damage: Decide who will be responsible for assessing damage. That person should decide whether the facility is salvageable, whether lost or damaged equipment...

Brown, Pamela J.; Cavanagh, Joyce

2005-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Waste Characteristics and Radiation Distribution as a Result of the Great East Japan Earthquake  

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Disaster Waste Characteristics and Radiation Distribution as a Result of the Great East Japan Earthquake ... (3) Due to loss of power, the tsunami-impacted Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (Fukushima-1 NPP) overheated with explosions starting on March 12, 2011 that released approximately 630?000–770?000 terabecquerel of radiation, which is equivalent to 12–15% of the radiation released during the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident in the Ukraine (former Soviet Union) in 1985. ...

Tomoyuki Shibata; Helena Solo-Gabriele; Toshimitsu Hata

2012-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing delay constrained hybrid ad hoc network infrastructure for post-disaster communication  

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Abstract Following a disaster-strike, rapid and reliable communication between relief/rescue workers in the affected regions, and the control stations located at a distance, is essential. This is to facilitate seamless information exchange about the status of victims, requirement of relief personnel/commodities, supply chain of goods and services, and so on, thus rendering relief operations more timely and effective. However, the availability of Internet in a post-disaster scenario is ruled out more often than not; wireless communication and mobile phones may not be usable either except in only selected areas. Besides, geographical obstructions such as broken bridges or closed roads add to the worries of personnel trying to develop a temporary network infrastructure for effective communication. Furthermore, availability of resources – both technological and financial – may prove to be a bottleneck in case of disasters in under-developed regions. Under such circumstances, a post-disaster communication network need to be developed to meet the following: (i) close to 100% information packet delivery, (ii) minimum latency for information exchange, and (iii) compliance to the resource constraints. In this paper, we propose a latency-aware four-tier planned hybrid architecture to tackle the aforementioned challenges and focus on extensive modeling and analysis of the planned network architecture. For detailed evaluation with the help of case study scenarios, we make use of the ONE Simulator, customized to suit our requirements. Additionally, we measure the improvement in network resources utilization and performance achieved with modeling of the architecture over that without modeling.

Sujoy Saha; Subrata Nandi; Partha Sarathi Paul; Vijay K. Shah; Akash Roy; Sajal K. Das

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Crop insurance as a form of disaster relief: an analysis of the alternatives  

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farmers with an adequate risk management tool despite major' reforms in 1980. Since the program has not accomplished its objectives, Congress has enacted ad hoc disaster programs that have caused major budgetary outlays in the 1980's. The 1990 Farm Bill... inequity between program and non-program crops, possibility that producers could be discriminated against on the basis of extreme risk, possibility of refusing coverage to innovative producers by allowing a crop unimportant to the economy of a specific...

Crenwelge, Cheryl

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

203

Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Technical Assistance Fact Sheet  

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When disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. After several years of research and development, portable electric generator sets (gensets) are now entering the marketplace. The new gensets make use of solar electric panels known as photovoltaics (PV) to produce electricity. These gensets are reliable, safe to operate, highly mobile and will supply much-needed power for emergency response teams.

NONE

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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Objective OP.1 - Line management has established programs to ensure safe accomplishment of Objective OP.1 - Line management has established programs to ensure safe accomplishment of work and is responsible for safety. Functions, assignments, and responsibilities are clearly defined between the line organization and support groups (e.g., ESH&QA). Personnel exhibit an awareness of public and worker safety, health, and environmental protection requirements and, through their actions, demonstrate a high-priority commitment to comply with these requirements. (Core Requirements 1 and 2) Criteria * Program descriptions, procedures, and instructions that implement the programs listed in the NNSA POA provide worker protection and defense-in-depth safety functions as they apply to the OCF. * The ISM Program is demonstrated in work planning for OCF operations, as evidenced by

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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PROTECTION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT (WM) PROTECTION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT (WM) Objective WM.1 - BWXT line management has established environmental protection and waste management programs to ensure safe accomplishment of work (or is adequately applying an existing approved program). Personnel exhibit an awareness of environmental protection and waste management requirements and, through their actions, demonstrate a high-priority commitment to comply with these requirements. (Core Requirement 1) Criteria * All environment compliance and waste management matrix support functions are identified for system operations. * Appropriate environmental protection/waste management plans and procedures for operational support services are issued. * Adequate staffing is available to support environmental protection and waste management

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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NNSA OVERSIGHT (NO) NNSA OVERSIGHT (NO) Objective NO.1 - The technical and managerial qualifications of those personnel at the DOE field organization and at DOE Headquarters who have been assigned responsibilities for providing direction and guidance to the contractor, including the Facility Representatives, are adequate. (Core Requirement16) Criteria * The YSO Facility Representatives assigned to oversee the OCF operations have been trained and qualified to the OCF processes, the hazards identified in the BIO, and the controls identified in the Operational Safety Requirements (OSR). * The as verification of readiness, demonstrate an adequate understanding of the systems, hazards, and controls associated with the OCF processes. Approach Record Review: Review the technical qualification records of the primary and backup Facility

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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& QUALIFICATION (TQ) & QUALIFICATION (TQ) Objective TQ.1 - The selection, training, and qualification programs for operations and operations support personnel have been established, documented, and implemented. The selection process and applicable position-specific training for managers ensure competence commensurate with responsibilities. (The Training and Qualification Program encompasses the range of duties and activities required to be performed.) (Core Requirement 3) Criteria * The minimum training requirements for OCF operations and operations management personnel have been met as required by the BIO and the OSR. * Operations and operations management personnel training and qualification requirements for the OCF are established and implemented in accordance with BWXT procedure Y90-027,

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EMP)  

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

ENGINEERING (ENG) ENGINEERING (ENG) OBJECTIVE ENG.1 Facility safety documentation is in place and has been implemented that describes the "safety envelope" of the facility. The safety documentation should characterize the hazards/risks associated with the facility and should identify preventive and mitigating measures (systems, procedures, administrative controls, etc.) that protect workers and the public from those hazards/risks. Safety SSCs are defined, and a system to maintain control over their design and is established. (CR-7) Scope: The K Basins SWS activities will be conducted in accordance with the requirements in HNF-SD-WM-SAR-062, K Basin Final Safety Analysis Report, Revision 6, and SNF-10823, Package Safety Analysis Assessment for Sludge

209

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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

Objective MG.1 - An adequate startup program has been developed that includes plans for graded operations and testing after startup to simultaneously confirm operability of equipment, the validity of procedures, and the performance and knowledge of the operators. The plans should indicate validation processes for equipment, procedures, and operators after startup or resumption operations, including any required restrictions and additional oversight. (Core Requirement 12) Criteria * The Startup Plan has been developed in accordance with Y15-190, Readiness Manual, Volume II, Chapter 1.0, for use during initial operation, and it documents the operability of the equipment, adequacy of the procedures, proficiency of the operators, and any required data collection

210

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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

EP) EP) Objective EP.1 - A routine drill program and emergency operations drill program, including program records, have been established and implemented. (Core Requirement 11) Criteria * Operational drills are developed, approved, and implemented for normal OCF operations. Both organizations that provide the site's infrastructure (Emergency Operations Center and Fire Department) and the facility's drill program are to be assessed. * The site emergency drill program has developed adequate OCF drill scenarios. Verify that drills that have been performed and found acceptable. Reviews evaluate the drill guides that are prepared for OCF accident scenarios described in the BIO and the facility's practice of those evolutions. * Determine the adequacy of the emergency exercises through observation of one of the following

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Emergency preparedness briefing  

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weapons, we will suspend class and shelter in our classroom, shutting any open doors or windows, locking or securing the door, and turning off the lights.

2014-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Preparedness Briefing  

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weapons, we will suspend class and shelter in our classroom, shutting any open doors or windows, locking or securing the door, and turning off the lights.

2014-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

213

Bioterrorism Preparedness--Anthrax  

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This publication explains how people can prepare for a terrorist attack that uses anthrax. It discusses the reasons anthrax might be used in a bioterrorist attack and lists symptoms of anthrax infection in people and signs in animals....

Lawhorn, D. Bruce

2002-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (EP)  

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

ENVELOPE VERIFICATION (SE) ENVELOPE VERIFICATION (SE) Objective SE.1 - Facility safety documentation is in place that describes the "safety envelope" of the facility and is fully implemented. The safety documentation should characterize the hazards and risks associated with the facility and identify preventive and mitigating measures (i.e., systems, procedures, administrative controls, etc.) that protect workers and the public from those hazards and risks. SSCs are defined, and a system to maintain control over their design and modification is established. (Core Requirement 7) Criteria * The Building 9212 BIO and OSR have been revised, approved, issued, and implemented in accordance with Y74-802, Safety Basis Documents for Nuclear, PSM/RMP, and Chemically

215

Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock  

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When a hurricane threatens, livestock owners should be prepared to protect their animals, their barns and equipment, and their feedstocks. This publication explains what to do to make sure your livestock are safe during hurricane season....

Paschal, Joseph C.

2002-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

216

Emergency Management Program Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry - Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events, January 3, 2013  

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

of17 of17 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Criteria Review and Approach Document Subject: Emergency Management Program Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events HS: HSS CRAD 45-56 Rev: 0 Eff. Date: January 3, 2013 Page I of 17 Acting birector, Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Date: January 3, 2013 Crit~ria Le!d, Jim~~ gency Management Date: January 3, 2013 1.0 PURPOSE Within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), the Office of Enforcement and Oversight, Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations' mission is to assess the effectiveness of those emergency management systems and practices used by site/facility organizations in implementing its

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Abstract We describe in this article a framework for disaster response process management. This framework can be used to develop information systems sup-  

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for a collaborative disaster response process management system. We will follow a design science research approach [157 Abstract We describe in this article a framework for disaster response process management research approaches: literature research, case studies, end user interviews and workshops. We compare

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

218

Understanding News Geography and Major Determinants of Global News Coverage of Disasters  

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In this work, we reveal the structure of global news coverage of disasters and its determinants by using a large-scale news coverage dataset collected by the GDELT (Global Data on Events, Location, and Tone) project that monitors news media in over 100 languages from the whole world. Significant variables in our hierarchical (mixed-effect) regression model, such as the number of population, the political stability, the damage, and more, are well aligned with a series of previous research. Yet, strong regionalism we found in news geography highlights the necessity of the comprehensive dataset for the study of global news coverage.

Kwak, Haewoon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Residential propane prices increase  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 3.2 cents from a week ago to 2.86 per gallon. That's up 59.3 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

220

Residential propane prices increase  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 10.3 cents from a week ago to 2.96 per gallon. That's up 68.1 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

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221

Residential propane prices increase  

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

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 3.9 cents from a week ago to 2.80 per gallon. That's up 53.7 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

222

Residential propane prices increase  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 5.5 cents per gallon from last week to 2.62 per gallon; up 37.4 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

223

Residential propane price increases  

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

propane price increases The average retail price for propane is 2.41 per gallon, up 6-tenths of a cent from last week, based on the residential heating fuel survey by the U.S....

224

Residential propane prices increase  

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

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 4.8 cents from a week ago to 2.76 per gallon. That's up 51.2 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

225

Residential propane prices increase  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 2.5 cents from a week ago to 2.83 per gallon. That's up 56 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

226

Residential propane prices increase  

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

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose to 2.40 per gallon, up 1.1 cents from a week ago, based on the residential heating fuel survey by the U.S. Energy...

227

Residential propane prices increase  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 2.3 cents per gallon from last week to 2.57 per gallon; up 32.2 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

228

Residential propane prices increase  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

propane prices increase The average retail price for propane rose 9.1 cents from a week ago to 2.71 per gallon. That's up 46.9 cents from a year ago, based on the residential...

229

Leptin increases maternal investment  

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...articles 1001 14 Leptin increases maternal investment Susannah S. French 1 * Timothy J...between self-maintenance and offspring investment when resources are limited. In the...effects of elevated maternal leptin on investment into offspring production versus self...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Diesel prices increase  

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

Diesel prices increase The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel rose to 3.90 a gallon on Monday. That's up 3 cents from a week ago, based on the weekly price...

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Date: Jan 2014 Scope of the Water Mission: The Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, authorizes the  

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Date: Jan 2014 Scope of the Water Mission: The Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The contract also includes 2013 and will expire on 31 March 2014. The contract has 4 option years which may be exercised on 1

US Army Corps of Engineers

232

Study: Exposure to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster causes swimming deficiencies in juvenile mahi mahi  

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of large fish Crude oil spreads across a wide swath of the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon. The four million barrels of crude oil that spewed into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's failed oil drillingStudy: Exposure to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster causes swimming deficiencies

Grosell, Martin

233

A comparative institutional analysis of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lessons and policy implications  

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This paper analyzes the causes, responses, and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident (March 2011) by comparing these with Three Mile Island (March 1979) and Chernobyl (April 1986). We identify three generic modes of organizational coordination: modular, vertical, and horizontal. By relying on comparative institutional analysis, we compare the modes' performance characteristics in terms of short-term and long-term coordination, preparedness for shocks, and responsiveness to shocks. We derive general lessons, including the identification of three shortcomings of integrated Japanese electric utilities: (1) decision instability that can lead to system failure after a large shock, (2) poor incentives to innovate, and (3) the lack of defense-in-depth strategies for accidents. Our suggested policy response is to introduce an independent Nuclear Safety Commission, and an Independent System Operator to coordinate buyers and sellers on publicly owned transmission grids. Without an independent safety regulator, or a very well established “safety culture,” profit-maximizing behavior by an entrenched electricity monopoly will not necessarily lead to a social optimum with regard to nuclear power plant safety. All countries considering continued operation or expansion of their nuclear power industries must strive to establish independent, competent, and respected safety regulators, or prepare for nuclear power plant accidents.

Masahiko Aoki; Geoffrey Rothwell

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Disk Quota Increase Request  

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

Disk Disk Quota Increase Disk Quota Increase Request NERSC will consider reasonable requests for changes in disk space and inode limits. Please submit a request through the "Request Forms" section at the NERSC help portal. If you select "Hopper scratch directory" from the "File System" menu below, the quota value requested applies to the combined contents of $SCRATCH and $SCRATCH2. Please ask for the least amount of resources you need, since the sum of disk space and inodes allocated to users already exceeds system capacity. In other words, system resources would be exhausted before all users could use their existing quotas. You can find out the current quotas and usage of disk space and inodes for your home and scratch file systems with the myquota command. You can find

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding with Renewable Energy after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet)  

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

Science & Technology Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Science & Technology Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, incorporates a number of advanced energy efficiency and green building concepts. For example, the architecture makes good use of natural light wherever possible, and an automated system dims unnecessary artificial lighting to reduce electricity use. Pat Corkery / PIX15442 From Tragedy to Triumph-Rebuilding with Renewable Energy after Disaster Renewable energy is generated from sources that are "green" and naturally replenished such as sunlight, wind, and geothermal heat. This energy can power, heat, and cool buildings, and can replace traditional sources of fuel (e.g., coal and natural gas) used by utilities. Most utilities are using wind power, but

236

From Tragedy to Triumph - Resources for Rebuilding Green after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet)  

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

Renewable Energy Laboratory's Science & Technology facility is designed to Renewable Energy Laboratory's Science & Technology facility is designed to encompass advanced energy efficiency and "green building" concepts in systems such as lighting and HVAC. Bill Timmerman, NREL/PIX 14963 From Tragedy to Triumph-Resources for Rebuilding Green after Disaster These resources offer builders and architects information about building healthier, more comfortable, and more energy-efficient homes, businesses, and public buildings. Financial Incentives Numerous financial incentives, such as federal and state tax credits and util- ity rebates, are available to help offset the cost of a renewable energy system. Many utility companies also offer net metering for renewable energy systems that are connected to the grid. And the

237

How radiation and its effect were explained?: Scientific communication after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster  

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In this paper we examine eight popular books published immediately after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Our aim is to clarify the characteristics, problems in the scientific communication related to the health effects of radiation. The eight books are compared from the aspects of: 1) how units such as Bq, Gy and Sv are defined; 2) how the dose limits are explained; 3) how deterministic and stochastic effects of radiation are differentiated; 4) how LNT model is explained and evaluated; 5) how the fact that we evolved in the midst of natural background radiation is treated. The main finding of our survey is that although the authors of the examined texts start from the same 'scientific facts', in trying to make these facts easily understandable, they adopt different rhetorical strategies and eventually they end up delivering quite different and conflicting messages to the people.

Kazuhisa Todayama; Kaori Karasawa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet)  

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

BTI-Greensburg John Deere Dealership is up and running now and being put to the BTI-Greensburg John Deere Dealership is up and running now and being put to the test. To ensure the systems operate as planned, the Estes brothers are undergoing a commissioning process where everything is examined: lighting systems, mechanical systems, materials used, plumbing, and more. This continuous evaluation is critical to keep an efficient, sustainable building running smoothly. Courtesy of BTI-Greensburg/PIX 16647 From Tragedy to Triumph-Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster About Green Buildings Green buildings save thousands in utility bills while making the indoor environment healthier and more com- fortable for occupants. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, green commercial and public buildings on average use up to 50% less energy, emit

239

Assessment of the need for dual indoor/outdoor warning systems and enhanced tone alert technologies in the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program  

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The need for a dual indoor/outdoor warning system as recommended by the program guidance and Alert and Notification (A N) standard for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program is analyzed in this report. Under the current program standards, the outdoor warning system consists of omnidirectional sirens and the new indoor system would be an enhanced tone alert (TA) radio system. This analysis identifies various tone-alert technologies, distribution options, and alternative siren configurations. It also assesses the costs and benefits of the options and analyzes what appears to best meet program needs. Given the current evidence, it is recommended that a 10-dB siren system and the special or enhanced TA radio be distributed to each residence and special institution in the immediate response zone as preferred the A N standard. This approach minimizes the cost of maintenance and cost of the TA radio system while providing a high degree of reliability for indoor alerting. Furthermore, it reaches the population (residential and institutional) in the greatest need of indoor alerting.

Sorensen, J.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the need for dual indoor/outdoor warning systems and enhanced tone alert technologies in the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program  

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The need for a dual indoor/outdoor warning system as recommended by the program guidance and Alert and Notification (A&N) standard for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program is analyzed in this report. Under the current program standards, the outdoor warning system consists of omnidirectional sirens and the new indoor system would be an enhanced tone alert (TA) radio system. This analysis identifies various tone-alert technologies, distribution options, and alternative siren configurations. It also assesses the costs and benefits of the options and analyzes what appears to best meet program needs. Given the current evidence, it is recommended that a 10-dB siren system and the special or enhanced TA radio be distributed to each residence and special institution in the immediate response zone as preferred the A&N standard. This approach minimizes the cost of maintenance and cost of the TA radio system while providing a high degree of reliability for indoor alerting. Furthermore, it reaches the population (residential and institutional) in the greatest need of indoor alerting.

Sorensen, J.H.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dysfunction of the regulation of nuclear power in Japan - legal analysis of the Fukushima Disaster and 2012 Reform  

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This paper will present a detailed analysis of 1) the former dysfunctional regulation and public scrutiny of nuclear power in Japan that led to the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant; 2) insufficiency of the 2012 regulatory reform and the Environmental Impact Assessment Law as compared to other countries' laws and regulations; 3) specific examination of proposed solutions: further regulatory reform and the amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Law.

Jotaro Yokoyama

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Energy Emergency Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly Preparedness Quarterly  

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

2 A 2 A P R I L 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY In January, OE's energy infrastructure monitoring capability was offically given the name Environment for Analysis of Geo-Located Energy Information (EAGLE-I). Through EAGLE-I, OE's Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) division has developed the capability to monitor the Nation's energy infrastructure in near real-time and to geospatially map energy assets and systems, tying together a variety of data sources into one visualization platform. EAGLE-I provides ISER staff with automated alert notifications when abnormal conditions are detected. Through e-mail, text

243

Optimizing program increases field's profits  

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By combining benefits of several techniques to increase production and cut drilling and completion costs, Royal Oil and Gas Corp. has increased profitability on it leases in the AWP (Olmos) field, and made the operations economical in the 1988 price environment. The optimization program has included modifying fracture treatments, refracturing older wells, infill drilling, and down sizing of tubulars. Royal has also participated in consortium efforts to increase AWP (Olmos) production through analysis using a borehole televiewer, microfracturing, and history matching. Study of reservoir changes since the beginning of production has led Royal to alter its fracture stimulation designs to reduce treatment sizes that can further increase savings.

Huebinger, T.; Webster, D.; Chrisholm, P.; Venditto, J.; Hunt, J.

1988-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Perceived environmental and health risks of nuclear energy in Taiwan after Fukushima nuclear disaster  

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Abstract After the nuclear disaster in Fukushima in Japan in 2011, a nation-wide survey using a standardized self-administered questionnaire was conducted in Taiwan, with a sample size of 2,742 individuals including the residents who live within and beyond 30 km from a nuclear power plant (NPP), to evaluate the participants’ perceived nuclear risk in comparison with their perceived risks from selected environmental hazards and human behaviors. The three leading concerns of nuclear energy were “nuclear accidents (82.2%),” “radioactive nuclear waste disposal (76.9%)” and “potential health effects (73.3%).” Respondents (77.6%) perceived a higher relative risk of cancer incidence for those who live within 30 km from an NPP than those who live outside 30 km from an NPP. All the participants had a higher risk perception of death related to “nuclear power operation and nuclear waste” than cigarette smoking, motorcycling, food poisoning, plasticizer poisoning and traveling by air. Moreover, the residents in Gongliao where the planned fourth NPP is located had a significantly higher perceived risk ratio (PRR) of cancer incidence (adjusted odd ratio (aOR) = 1.84, p value = 0.017) and perceived risk of death (aOR = 4.03, p value nuclear energy. The other factors such as female gender (aOR/p value, 1.25/0.026 and 1.34/0.001 respectively), lower education levels (aOR/p value: 1.31/0.032; 2.03/nuclear accidents (aOR/p value: 1.33/0.022; 1.51/nuclear energy, respectively. In addition, the respondents’ concerns about nuclear waste disposal and possible eco-environmental damage made significant contributions (aOR/ p value: 1.39/ 0.001; 1.40/nuclear power. These factors are considered as important indicators and they can be used for suggesting future policy amendments and public referendum on the decision of the operation of the planned NPP.

Jung-Chun Ho; Chiao-Tzu Patricia Lee; Shu-Fen Kao; Ruey-Yu Chen; Marco C.F. Ieong; Hung-Lun Chang; Wan-Hua Hsieh; Chun-Chiao Tzeng; Cheng-Fung Lu; Suei-Loong Lin; Peter Wushou Chang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Preparedness Desk Reference Manual  

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Concerns Advice Line (BCAL) (512) 232-5050 Work/Life & Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (512) 471 / Hazardous Material Fire Emergencies Vehicle Accidents Evacuation Weather Emergencies Building/System Problem to assist you in minimizing the negative effects from such events. Please read this guide thoroughly before

Johnston, Daniel

246

Electric Reliability & Hurricane Preparedness Plan  

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· Clean coal technology · On line ­ May 2014 · Generation mix: Natural gas, coal and lignite · Base load

247

Drill Program Ensures Emergency Preparedness  

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underground event. Drill scenarios have included a full evacuation of the WIPP underground facility and responding to radiological incidents and a variety of emergencies on the...

248

Climate Preparedness and Resiliency Forum  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The 10th in a series of planned strategic energy development forums for tribal leaders and interested staff on climate change and resiliency efforts.

249

Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock (Spanish)  

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When a hurricane threatens, livestock owners should be prepared to protect their animals, their barns and equipment, and their feedstocks. This publication explains what to do to make sure your livestock are safe during hurricane season....

Paschal, Joseph C.

2002-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 3.9 cents last week to 3.96 per gallon. That's down 2.6 cents from a year ago, based on the...

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Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

5, 2014 Residential heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 6.5 cents from a week ago to 4.24 per gallon. That's up 14.9 cents from a year...

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Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 5.4 cents from a week ago to 4.04 per gallon. That's up 4.9 cents from a year ago, based on the...

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Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 2.9 cents from a week ago to 3.98 per gallon. That's up 6-tenths of a penny from a year ago, based...

254

Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

3, 2014 Residential heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 4.4 cents from a week ago to 4.06 per gallon. That's up 4.1 cents from a year...

255

Residential heating oil prices increase  

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

heating oil prices increase The average retail price for home heating oil rose 12 cents from a week ago to 4.18 per gallon. That's up 13 cents from a year ago, based on the...

256

Diesel prices continue to increase  

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

Diesel prices continue to increase The U.S. retail price for on-highway diesel fuel rose to its highest average since September at 3.95 a gallon. That's up 4.7 cents from a week...

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Diesel prices continue to increase  

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

Diesel prices continue to increase The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel rose to 3.91 a gallon on Monday. That's up 7-tenths of a penny from a week ago, based...

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Diesel prices continue to increase  

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

Diesel prices continue to increase The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel rose to 3.98 a gallon. That's up 2.6 cents from a week ago, based on the weekly price...

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1982 to the DOE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Part 5. Environmental and occupational protection, assessment, and engineering  

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Part 5 of the 1982 Annual Report to the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness presents Pacific Northwest Laboratory's progress on work performed for the Office of Environmental Programs, Office of Operational Safety, and the Office of Nuclear Safety. The report is in three sections, introduced by blue divider pages, corresponding to the program elements: Technology Impacts, Environmental and Safety Engineering, Operational and Environmental Safety. In each section, articles describe progress made during FY 1982 on individual projects, as identified by the Field Task Proposal/Agreement. Authors of these articles represent a broad spectrum of capabilities derived from various segments of the Laboratory, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the work.

Bair, W.J.

1983-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest Laboratory annual report for 1981 to the DOE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Part 5. Environmental and occupational protection, assessment, and engineering  

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This report describes research in environment, health, and safety conducted during fiscal year 1981. The five parts of the report are oriented to particular segments of the program. Parts 1 to 4 report on research performed for the DOE Office of Health and Environmental Research in the Office of Energy Research. Part 5 reports progress on all research performed for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection, Safety and Emergency Preparedness. The parts are: Part 1: Biomedical Sciences under Program Manager, H. Drucker; Part 2: Ecological Sciences, under Program Manager, B.E. Vaughan; Part 3: Atmospheric Sciences under Program Manager, C.E. Elderkin; Part 4: Physical Sciences under Program Manager, J.M. Nielsen; and Part 5: Environmental and Occupational Protection, Assessment, and Engineering under Program Managers, D.L. Hessel, S. Marks, and W.A. Glass.

Glass, W.A.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing Kolmogorov Complexity Harry Buhrman  

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Increasing Kolmogorov Complexity Harry Buhrman Lance Fortnow Ilan Newman Nikolai Vereshchagin b(n, l) denote the binomial sum: b(n, l) = n 0 + n 1 + · · · + n l . Theorem 2 (Harper). Let J 2n . Take all the strings with less than l ones and take J - l first strings with l ones

Fortnow, Lance

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3, 871894, 2006 FACE increased  

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BGD 3, 871­894, 2006 FACE increased physical protection of soil C M. R. Hoosbeek et al. Title Page-friendly Version Interactive Discussion EGU Biogeosciences Discuss., 3, 871­894, 2006 www.biogeosciences-discuss.net/3/871/2006/ © Author(s) 2006. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Biogeosciences

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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STRATEGIC ROADMAP College of Engineering  

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transparent transistors, developed a new category of safe nuclear reactors, improved disaster preparedness, public health, and more. That is what is required to educate the next generation of engineering leaders

Tullos, Desiree

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UCL INSTITUTE FOR RISK AND DISASTER REDUCTION WHY CANCUN MARKS A KEY TURNING POINT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

was underlined most recently by an International Energy Agency (IEA) report last month on the trend of increasing, as extreme weather becomes more frequent, countries will need to develop integrated practical policies at the end of November), emissions would rise 21% above 2008 levels by 2035 alone. The IEA indicates

Guillas, Serge

265

The 1987 forest fire disaster in California: Assessment of emergency room visits  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

During a 5-d period that commenced on August 30, 1987, dry lightning strikes ignited more than 1,500 fires that destroyed in excess of 600,000 acres of California forests. To evaluate the public health impact of the smoke on the general population, all hospital emergency rooms located in the six counties most severely affected by smoke or fire were surveyed. Selected hospital information was abstracted for a 2 1/2-wk period during the fires and during two reference periods. During the period of major forest fire activity, visits of persons with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increased in number (observed/expected ratios of 1.4 and 1.3, respectively), as did visits of persons with sinusitis, upper respiratory infections, and laryngitis. A few patients with acute respiratory or eye irritation also visited the emergency rooms. Even recognizing the limited sensitivity of emergency room surveys, the overall public health impact was relatively modest. The increased respiratory morbidity detected in this survey, however, supports the notion that persons with pre-existing respiratory disease represent a sensitive subpopulation, who should be targeted for purposes of public health intervention when exposure to forest fire smoke is likely.

Duclos, P.; Sanderson, L.M.; Lipsett, M. (Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA (USA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development...  

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

Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development at Existing Dams Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development at Existing Dams This report describes...

267

Environmental disaster or just a drop in the bucket: Texas scientists on the real effects of the Deewater Horizon oil spill  

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Winter 2011 tx H2O 3 or just a drop in thebucket?Texas scientists on the real e#31;ects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill 4 tx H2O Winter 2011 Environmental Disaster Continued What if gasoline pumped into cars, seafood eaten at restaurants... but forgo#27;en as the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon MC#31;#30;#31; drilling platform sank into its waters. A crude awakening Like any large oil spill, this one took its toll in many ways. Eleven BP employees on the rig died in the explosion...

Lee, Leslie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Environmental disaster or just a drop in the bucket?: Texas scientists on the real effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Winter 2011 tx H2O 3 or just a drop in thebucket?Texas scientists on the real e#31;ects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill 4 tx H2O Winter 2011 Environmental Disaster Continued What if gasoline pumped into cars, seafood eaten at restaurants... but forgo#27;en as the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon MC#31;#30;#31; drilling platform sank into its waters. A crude awakening Like any large oil spill, this one took its toll in many ways. Eleven BP employees on the rig died in the explosion...

Lee, Leslie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ  

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

Increase Your H2IQ to someone by Increase Your H2IQ to someone by E-mail Share FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Facebook Tweet about FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Twitter Bookmark FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Google Bookmark FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Delicious Rank FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Digg Find More places to share FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on AddThis.com... Home Increase Your H2IQ Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen Production Basics Hydrogen Delivery Basics Hydrogen Storage Basics Hydrogen Safety Basics For Safety & Code Officials For State & Local Governments For Early Adopters For Students & Educators Careers in Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Quick Links Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Fuel Cells Technology Validation Manufacturing

270

Production Will Meet Demand Increase This Summer  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5 5 Notes: Production must meet increases in demand this year. Last year, increased imports met most of the summer demand increase, and increases in stock draws met almost all of the remainder. Production did not increase much. But this year, inventories will not be available, and increased imports seem unlikely. Thus, increases in production will be needed to meet increased demand. Imports availability is uncertain this summer. Imports in 1999 were high, and with Phase II RFG product requirements, maintaining this level could be challenging since not all refineries exporting to the U.S. will be able to meet the new gasoline specifications. Stocks will also contribute little supply this summer. Last year's high gasoline stocks allowed for a stock draw that was 58 MB/D higher than

271

Colorado Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Colorado Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

272

Pennsylvania Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Pennsylvania Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

273

Arkansas Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Arkansas Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

274

Oklahoma Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Oklahoma Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

275

Virginia Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Virginia Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

276

Increasing Global Renewable Energy Market Share  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increasing Global Renewable Energy Market Share: Recent Trends and Perspectives Final Report..............................................................................................................................12 2.2 Bioenergy

Peinke, Joachim

277

Disaster planning: Avalanche!  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... The Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) in Davos is at the heart of the efforts to understand avalanches. Founded in ... is at the heart of the efforts to understand avalanches. Founded in 1936, the SLF is the oldest institute of its kind, and it is also the scientific backbone ...

Quirin Schiermeier

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

278

Obtaining Disaster Assistance (Spanish)  

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propietarios podr?n solicitar Pr?stamos para Bienes Inmuebles de hasta $200,000 para reparar o restituir una residencia principal al estado en el que se encontraba con anterioridad al desastre. El producido de la cobertura del seguro de su propiedad se...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

279

Natural Disasters in Japan  

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... JAPAN is located in the western Pacific Ocean and is always under the influence of the ... warm Kuroshio current from the south and by the cold Oyashio current from the north. Japan is also affected by cold and dry air masses which originate in the Siberian high ...

KAZUHIKO TERADA

1972-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

280

Powerpedia - Using Technology to Increase Transparency | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

a Department-wide wiki, Powerpedia, in early 2010 to help facilitate knowledge capture, collaboration, and increased efficiency. Leveraging many of the lessons learned from...

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281

Sandia National Laboratories: increase PV deployment  

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increase PV deployment ECIS-Princeton Power Systems, Inc.: Demand Response Inverter On March 19, 2013, in DETL, Distribution Grid Integration, Energy, Energy Surety, Facilities,...

282

Increasing water holding capacity for irrigation  

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Increasing water holding capacity for irrigation Reseachers recommend solutions for sediment trapping in irrigation system LANL and SNL leveraged technical expertise to determine...

283

Superior Energy Performance: Certifying Increased Energy Productivity...  

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

Superior Energy Performance(tm) Certifyin g Increased Energy Productivity under ISO 50001 Overview September 2014 ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OFFICE Contents Energy management and...

284

Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections  

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Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections Security measures increase as of March: vehicle inspections won't delay traffic New increased security procedures meet LANL's security objectives while minimizing impacts on local businesses and tourists. March 23, 2012 The most prominent change is the increase of random inspections of all vehicles transiting the Laboratory, to include West and East Jemez Roads and roadways leading to the main Laboratory administrative area, Technical Area 3 Expect random inspections of all vehicles transiting the Laboratory, to include West and East Jemez Roads and roadways leading to the main Laboratory administrative area, Technical Area 3. Contact Kevin Roark Communications Office (505) 665-9202 Email "We're doing our best to meet our security objectives while minimizing

285

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

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

About This Guide If you're a leader in a community that has met with disaster and must be rebuilt, this guide is for you. It's intended to show how communities-big or small-can incorporate green principles and technologies like energy efficiency and renewable energy into their rebuilding plans. The information in this guide is based on the real-life experiences of two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) teams. One team worked with city leaders in New Orleans, Louisiana, after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, and the other assisted community leaders in Greens- burg, Kansas, after a devastating tornado in 2007. Although the two communities are quite different, the teams learned common lessons and found that

286

Recovery and Resilience After a Nuclear Power Plant Disaster: A Medical Decision model for Managing an Effective, Timely, and Balanced Response  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Based on experiences in Tokyo responding to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis, a real-time, medical decision model is presented by which to make key health-related decisions given the central role of health and medical issues in such disasters. Focus is on response and recovery activities that are safe, timely, effective, and well-organized. This approach empowers on-site decision makers to make interim decisions without undue delay using readily available and high-level scientific, medical, communication, and policy expertise. Key features of this approach include ongoing assessment, consultation, information, and adaption to the changing conditions. This medical decision model presented is compatible with the existing US National Response Framework structure.

Coleman, C. Norman [National Cancer Institute, NIH; Blumenthal, Daniel J. [National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home  

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

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency October 31, 2013 - 5:01pm Addthis The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center Bob Adams Supervisor, Weatherization Assistance Program

288

Increased Radical Cation Yields: Arenes in DCE  

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Increased Yields of Radical Cations by Arene Addition to Irradiated Increased Yields of Radical Cations by Arene Addition to Irradiated 1,2-Dichloroethane Alison M. Funston and John R. Miller Radiat. Phys. Chem., 72, 601-611 (2005). [Find paper at Elsevier Science Direct] Abstract: Pulse radiolysis in chlorinated hydrocarbon liquids such as 1,2-dichloroethane is a versatile and effective method for the generation of solute radical cations. The addition of a large concentration of toluene or benzene to solutions of 1,2-dichloroethane is found to increase the yield of solute radical cations (G = 0.68 molecules/100 eV in 1,2-dichloroethane (Wang et al., 1979) by a factor of 2.5. The increased yield is found for solutes which have a potential of ~ 1.1 V (vs SCE) or below for the S+·/S couple and is due to reaction of the chlorine

289

Increasing Energy Security | Department of Energy  

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

Increasing Energy Security Increasing Energy Security Increasing Energy Security January 20, 2012 - 4:01pm Addthis Increasing Energy Security Heather Zichal Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Editor's note: This article is cross-posted from WhiteHouse.gov. There is a lot of discussion lately about domestic energy production and American energy security. For the Obama Administration, moving towards the goal of energy independence has been a clear priority since day one. When President Obama took office, the United States imported 11 million barrels of oil a day. The President has put forward a plan to cut that by one-third by 2025 by strengthening domestic production of our energy resources, making our homes and buildings more efficient, and transitioning to a wide

290

Agile, Robust Designs: Increasing Quality and Efficiency  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Software Cleanroom is a concept that integrates the product teams, information technology, and the demand for increasing quality. It is designed to fulfill the long-term vision: to develop and integrate new t...

James A. Crowder; Shelli Friess

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Room for increased ambitions? Governing breakthrough research  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Room for increased ambitions? Governing breakthrough research in Norway 1990 ­ 2013 Report expectations rather than creative energy. In addition, we see the need for a streamlining of the very broad

Løw, Erik

292

BLM Increases Acreage for Geothermal Development | Department...  

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

Acreage for Geothermal Development BLM Increases Acreage for Geothermal Development December 29, 2008 - 2:11pm Addthis The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) earlier this...

293

Sandia National Laboratories: Joint Hire Increases Materials...  

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Science Collaboration for Sandia, UNM Sandia Funded to Model Power Pods for Utility-Scale Wave-Energy Converter Mapping Water Availability in the Western US Joint Hire Increases...

294

BPA proposes rate increase to bolster  

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RELEASE Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 CONTACT: Mike Hansen, 503-230-4328 or 503-230-5131 BPA proposes rate increase to bolster federal power and transmission systems Portland, Ore....

295

Home insulation may increase radiation hazard  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... pose a potential health hazard, by increasing exposure to low levels of the radioactive gas radon. ... .Radon-222 is produced as part of the decay chain of uranium-238. Both the ...

David Dickson

1978-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

296

"Working to increase the long-term sustainability and resilience of the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

) application of advanced materials for disaster resistant design of structures as well as repair and retrofit. Innovative Materials for Repair and Retrofit of Existing Structures We are exploring novel materials and low systems such as bridges, buildings, tunnels and pipelines through field and laboratory investigations

Acton, Scott

297

VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Electric Vehicle Preparedness  

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2: Identification 2: Identification of Joint Base Lewis McChord Vehicles for Installation of Data Loggers June 2013 Prepared for: Joint Base Lewis McChord Prepared by: Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America DISCLAIMER This information was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Government. Neither the U.S. Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. References herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trade mark, manufacturer, or otherwise,

298

Emergency Preparedness - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Analysis Human Reliability Program (HRP) Industrial Rehabilitation & Ergonomics Infection Control & Immunizations Influenza Immunization Program Medical Exam Scheduling Medical...

299

Pandemic Preparedness - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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number of human H5N1 cases have been reported in Azerbaijan, Cambodia, China, Djibouti, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam. More than half of the people infected...

300

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Smallpox and Related Pox Viruses  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(strains produced by combining genes from different organisms). Credible experts fear that, since the fall of Communism, these viruses The last endemic case of smallpox occurred in Somalia in October 1977. Before this, smallpox killed more peo- ple than any... to 17 day range) and is not contagious until a rash appears. If vaccination is performed within the first few days (and perhaps as late as four days) of exposure, illness from smallpox may be significantly reduced. The United States maintains a stock...

Lawhorn, D. Bruce

2002-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Oil and Hazardous Substance Discharge Preparedness (Minnesota)  

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Anyone who owns or operates a vessel or facility that transports, stores, or otherwise handles hazardous wastes must take reasonable steps to prevent the discharge of those materials.

302

Emergency Preparedness Briefing - Department of Mathematics ...  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

weapons, we will suspend class and shelter in our classroom, shutting any open doors or windows, locking or securing the door, and turning off the lights.

2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

303

Lead toxicity, vulnerable subpopulations and emergency preparedness  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality-health endpoints for which the elderly...over the past 30 y, potential health risks from environmental Pb...mortality study. Environ. Health Perspect (2006) 114:1538-1541...cadmium, cobalt and lead as more dangerous than hitherto expected. Carcinogenesis......

Norm Healey

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Planning and Preparedness for Operational Emergencies  

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

To establish requirements for planning and prepardness for Operational Emergencies involving the Department of Energy (DOE) or requiring DOE assistance. Cancels DOE O 5500.3. Chg 1 dated Change 1 2-27-92. canceled by DOE O 151.1 of 9-25-1995.

1991-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

305

UR Prepared Personal Emergency Preparedness Guidelines  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

set of car and house keys First Aid Supply ­ A standard prepackage first aid kit should be fine. Go (Canned juices, granola bars, energy bars, etc). Food from your freezer that still has ice crystals and utensils Non-electric can opener Personal hygiene items, including toothbrush, toothpaste, denture needs

Portman, Douglas

306

Increased Cytotoxicity of Oxidized Flame Soot  

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Increased Cytotoxicity of Oxidized Flame Soot Increased Cytotoxicity of Oxidized Flame Soot Title Increased Cytotoxicity of Oxidized Flame Soot Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2012 Authors Holder, Amara L., Brietta J. Carter, Regine Goth-Goldstein, Donald Lucas, and Catherine P. Koshland Journal Atmospheric Pollution Research Volume 3 Start Page 25 Issue 1 Pagination 25-31 Date Published 01/2012 Keywords health effects, ozone, soot, toxicity Abstract Combustion-generated particles released into the atmosphere undergo reactions with oxidants, which can change the particles' physiochemical characteristics. In this work, we compare the physical and chemical properties and cellular response of particles fresh from a flame with those oxidized by ozone and nitrogen dioxide. The reaction with ozone and nitrogen dioxide does not significantly modify the physical characteristics of the particles (primary particle size, fractal dimension, and surface area). However, oxidation affects the chemical characteristics of the particles, creating more oxygen and nitrogen containing functional groups, and increases their hydrophilicity. In addition, oxidized soot generates more reactive oxygen species, as measured by the dithiothreitol (DTT) assay. Furthermore, oxidized soot is 1.5-2 times more toxic than soot that was not reacted with ozone, but the inflammatory response, measured by interleukin-8 (IL-8) secretion, is unchanged. These results imply that combustion-generated particles released into the atmosphere will have an increased toxicity on or after high ozone days.

307

STEO January 2013 - oil production increase  

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

oil production to increase in 2013 and 2014 oil production to increase in 2013 and 2014 U.S. crude oil production is expected to keep rising over the next two years. America's oil output will jump nearly 900,000 barrels per day in 2013 to an average 7.3 million barrels a day, according to the latest monthly forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This would mark the biggest one-year increase in output since U.S. commercial crude oil production began in 1859. U.S. daily oil production is expected to rise by another 600,000 barrels in 2014 to nearly 8 million barrels a day, the highest level since 1988. Most of America's oil production growth over the next two years will come from more drilling activity in tight shale rock formations located in North Dakota and Texas

308

Increasing Scientific Productivity by Tracking Data  

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Data Tracking Data Tracking Increases Scientific Productivity Data Tracking Increases Scientific Productivity July 20, 2011 | Tags: HPSS, NERSC Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, +1 510 486 2402 HPSS Storage New supercomputers and networks are contributing to record levels of scientific productivity. In fact, every new system installed at NERSC over the last 10 years has generated about 50 percent more data than its predecessor. To effectively meet the increasing scientific demand for storage systems and services, the center's staff must first understand how data moves within the facility. Until recently, the process of obtaining these insights was extremely tedious because the statistics came from multiple sources, including network router statistics, client and server transfer logs, storage and accounting reports-all saved as very

309

Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots  

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...Malhi and O. L. Phillips Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots Timothy R...by Phillips et al. of changes in the biomass of permanent sample plots in Amazonian...Therefore we present a new analysis of biomass change in old-growth Amazonian forest...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

INCREASED SENSITIVITY OF HYPOPHYSECTOMIZED RATS TO RADIATION  

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...prolonged period of cloudy weather showed a marked increase of...necessary heat transfer between the cold stream and the bath liquid...non-aqueous bath media. A heater is used continuously, and...hydrostatic pressure. The operation of the thermoregulator is self-evident...

Evelyn Anderson; John H. Lawrence; Michael Joseph; Paul C. Aebersold

1939-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

311

SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION: INCREASING RESILIENCE Elvira Martini  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of social behaviour in order to favour social and systemic innovation. This new paradigm - that sees socialSUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION: INCREASING RESILIENCE Elvira Martini PhD, Research fellow elvira and fragile: emerging social issues, made of new poverty, new needs, a frayed social fabric and lack of social

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

312

Increasing security in inter-chip communication  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An apparatus for increasing security in inter-chip communication includes a sending control module, a communication bus, and a receiving control module. The communication bus is coupled between the sending control module and the receiving control module. The sending control module operates to send data on the communication bus, disable the communication bus when threats are detected, or both.

Edwards, Nathan J; Hamlet, Jason; Bauer, Todd; Helinski, Ryan

2014-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

313

NIST Standards in Trade Workshops Increase  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NIST Standards in Trade Workshops Increase Trade Opportunities and Exports for U.S. Industry Since 1995, U.S. industry has looked to the NIST Standards in Trade (SIT) Workshop Program to provide opportunities for cooperation on topics related to standards, conformity assessment and trade that are important

314

Arbovirus infection increases with group size  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...increase with host group size (e.g. Poulin 1991a,b; Hoogland 1995; Brown & Brown...1839 Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (2001) Poulin, R. 1991a Group-living and infestation...in passerines. Condor 93, 418^423. Poulin, R. 1991b Group-living and the richness...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant capacity increase options  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Studies are being conducted by the Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant (HWVP) Project on ways to increase the waste processing capacity within the current Vitrification Building structural design. The Phase 1 study on remote systems concepts identification and extent of capacity increase was completed. The study concluded that the HWVP capacity could be increased to four times the current capacity with minor design adjustments to the fixed facility design, and the required design changes would not impact the current footprint of the vitrification building. A further increase in production capacity may be achievable but would require some technology development, verification testing, and a more systematic and extensive engineering evaluation. The primary changes included a single advance melter with a higher capacity, new evaporative feed tank, offgas quench collection tank, ejector venturi scrubbers, and additional inner canister closure station,a smear test station, a new close- coupled analytical facility, waste hold capacity of 400,000 gallon, the ability to concentrate out-of-plant HWVP feed to 90 g/L waste oxide concentration, and limited changes to the current base slab construction package.

Larson, D.E.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

DREAM tool increases space weather predictions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and an interactive user interface to support satellite operators and space weather forecasters. For national security- 1 - DREAM tool increases space weather predictions April 13, 2012 Predicting space weather in an article published in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. Space environment and its

317

Fuel changes will increase fuel prices  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Within a year the changes in fuels will push fuel prices upward. ... Although some people debate the necessity for, or the amount of price increases for, alternate fuels, there seems little doubt that whatever emerges at the gas pump will cost more. ...

JOSEPH HAGGIN

1992-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

318

Environmental deterioration increases tadpole vulnerability to predation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...These adjustments come at a cost by taking energy away from activities such as somatic growth...and necessitating a reallocation of energy to meet increased osmoregulatory demands...NLWRANational land and water resources audit. In Land and Water Resources Australia...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Object detectability at increased ambient lighting conditions  

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Under typical dark conditions encountered in diagnostic reading rooms, a reader's pupils will contract and dilate as the visual focus intermittently shifts between the high luminance display and the darker background wall, resulting in increased visual fatigue and the degradation of diagnostic performance. A controlled increase of ambient lighting may, however, reduce the severity of these pupillary adjustments by minimizing the difference between the luminance level to which the eyes adapt while viewing an image (L{sub adp}) and the luminance level of diffusely reflected light from the area surrounding the display (L{sub s}). Although ambient lighting in reading rooms has conventionally been kept at a minimum to maintain the perceived contrast of film images, proper Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) calibration of modern medical-grade liquid crystal displays can compensate for minor lighting increases with very little loss of image contrast. This paper describes two psychophysical studies developed to evaluate and refine optimum reading room ambient lighting conditions through the use of observational tasks intended to simulate real clinical practices. The first study utilized the biologic contrast response of the human visual system to determine a range of representative L{sub adp} values for typical medical images. Readers identified low contrast horizontal objects in circular foregrounds of uniform luminance (5, 12, 20, and 30 cd/m{sup 2}) embedded within digitized mammograms. The second study examined the effect of increased ambient lighting on the detection of subtle objects embedded in circular foregrounds of uniform luminance (5, 12, and 35 cd/m{sup 2}) centered within a constant background of 12 cd/m{sup 2} luminance. The images were displayed under a dark room condition (1 lux) and an increased ambient lighting level (50 lux) such that the luminance level of the diffusely reflected light from the background wall was approximately equal to the image L{sub adp} value of 12 cd/m{sup 2}. Results from the first study demonstrated that observer true positive and false positive detection rates and true positive detection times were considerably better while viewing foregrounds at 12 and 20 cd/m{sup 2} than at the other foreground luminance levels. Results from the second study revealed that under increased room illuminance, the average true positive detection rate improved a statistically significant amount from 39.3% to 55.6% at 5 cd/m{sup 2} foreground luminance. Additionally, the true positive rate increased from 46.4% to 56.6% at 35 cd/m{sup 2} foreground luminance, and decreased slightly from 90.2% to 87.5% at 12 cd/m{sup 2} foreground luminance. False positive rates at all foreground luminance levels remained approximately constant with increased ambient lighting. Furthermore, under increased room illuminance, true positive detection times declined at every foreground luminance level, with the most considerable decrease (approximately 500 ms) at the 5 cd/m{sup 2} foreground luminance. The first study suggests that L{sub adp} of typical mammograms lies between 12 and 20 cd/m{sup 2}, leading to an optimum reading room illuminance of approximately 50-80 lux. Findings from the second study provide psychophysical evidence that ambient lighting may be increased to a level within this range, potentially improving radiologist comfort, without deleterious effects on diagnostic performance.

Pollard, Benjamin J.; Chawla, Amarpreet S.; Delong, David M.; Hashimoto, Noriyuki; Samei, Ehsan [Duke Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Department of Radiology, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Duke Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Duke Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States); Eizo Nanao Technologies, Inc., Cypress, California 90630 (United States); Duke Advanced Imaging Laboratories, Departments of Radiology, Physics, and Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University Durham, North Carolina 27705 (United States)

2008-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing CO2 Storage in Oil Recovery  

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Increasing CO Increasing CO 2 Storage in Oil Recovery Kristian Jessen (krisj@pangea.stanford.edu, 650-723-6348) Linda C. Sam-Olibale (chizoba@pangea.stanford.edu, 650-725-0831) Anthony R. Kovscek (kovscek@pangea.stanford.edu, 650-723-1218) Franklin M. Orr, Jr. (fmorr@pangea.stanford.edu, 650-723-2750) Department of Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University 65 Green Earth Sciences Building 367 Panama Street Stanford, CA 94305-2220 Introduction Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) injection has been used as a commercial process for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) since the 1970's. Because the cost of oil recovered is closely linked to the purchase cost of the CO 2 injected, considerable reservoir engineering design effort has gone into reducing the total amount of CO 2 required to recover each barrel of oil. If,

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Unusually Increased Activity of GZ Cnc  

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GZ Cnc was discovered as a variable star by Takamizawa (Tmz V34), which turned out to a cataclysmic variable (CV). Past studies have shown that this object is a good candidate for a rarely outbursting, long-period dwarf nova. Only three outbursts were recorded between 1999 and 2001. In 2002 March-May, the object suddenly showed a dramatic increase of the outburst frequency. The shortest observed interval was only 11 d. We suggest that the present behavior may be interpreted as a clustering of short outbursts occasionally seen in intermediate polars (magnetic CVs). The present activity can also be comparable to V426 Oph, another dwarf nova which is known to show occasionally increased activities. The resemblances in the X-ray properties and the outburst behavior suggests that GZ Cnc and V426 Oph may comprise a new class of (weakly magnetic) cataclysmic variables.

T. Kato; P. A. Dubovsky; R. Stubbings; M. Simonsen

2002-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

322

Increasing positive displacement charging pump reliability  

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The use of positive displacement pumps in many PWRs is an integral part of providing reactivity control via the Chemical and Volume Control system. This usually requires the continuous operation of at least one pump, typically with a flow rate of 44 gpm {at} 2,310 psig (167 lpm {at} 160 bar). Some PWRs use multiple pumps, and vary the letdown, while others use variable speed pumps. Regardless, the charging pumps run continuously. With the amount of reciprocating mass, differential pressure, and friction, it is a battle to maintain the pumps in peak operating condition for long periods of time. This paper will show how Entergy Operations` Waterford 3 SES was able to increase the reliability of the positive displacement Charging Pumps. Many different solutions were evaluated, and several adopted. The results are undeniable, as availability has increased and O and M costs have been reduced by 90% over 6 years.

Wade, J.H. III [Entergy Operations, Inc., Killona, LA (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Increasing jet entrainment, mixing and spreading  

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A free jet of air is disturbed at a frequency that substantially matches natural turbulences in the free jet to increase the entrainment, mixing, and spreading of air by the free jet, for example in a room or other enclosure. The disturbances are created by pulsing the flow of air that creates the free jet at the desired frequency. Such pulsing of the flow of air can be accomplished by sequentially occluding and opening a duct that confines and directs the flow of air, such as by rotating a disk on an axis transverse to the flow of air in the duct. 11 figs.

Farrington, R.B.

1994-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

324

Effects of social participation and the emergence of voluntary social interactions on household power-saving practices in post-disaster Kanagawa, Japan  

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An online social survey was conducted to reveal household electricity-saving behaviour and its relationship with participation in social group activities, as well as face-to-face and online social interactions, i.e., information sources used and information dissemination through personal networks, in a disaster-affected region of Kanagawa, Japan, during the summer of 2011. The study confirms the positive contribution of respondents’ participation in social group activities to the number of power-saving practices conducted. It also reveals the emergence of voluntary social face-to-face and/or online interactions for power-saving. The study suggests it would be useful to provide effective information to proactive individuals who are closely engaged in power-saving in households and who are proactively disseminating power-saving information practices to others. Such individuals include (1) women who have school-children and who are proactively engaging in the social interactions of their children’s schools, other parents, neighbours, as well as their own parents and relatives; and (2) men and women who are using various kinds of online interaction tools and are also engaged in face-to-face social interactions.

Hidenori Nakamura

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

The glass pipeline: increasing supply chain  

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Based upon a year-long project carried out at a UK luxury carmaker, this paper argues for a supply chain where upstream synchronisation is improved by the use of primary demand to calculate second and third-tier component requirements. The paper formulates a case for further developments to the established automotive ''sequenced'' supply model, where synchronised and lean first tiers are frequently supplied by lower tiers that carry higher stock levels, and whose production patterns bear little relationship to primary demand. The proposed development aims to enhance synchronisation of the lower portion of the chain that is outside the reach of full ''sequenced'' supply, but, within the time horizon of the vehicle manufacturers firm build schedule. This ''synchronised'' portion of the chain is achieved through increased information transparency, and hence the term ''glass pipeline'' has been used as a label for the proposed model. A case study illustration of the concept is presented, and a prototype is tested with a series of trials across a four-tier supply chain. A method for measuring synchronisation is developed, and associated business benefits are calculated in order to evaluate the model.

Julian Coleman; Andrew Lyons; Dennis Kehoe

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

GFDL One-Page Research Summary Mean climate controls on the simulated response of ENSO to increasing greenhouse gases  

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disasters, agriculture, fisheries, and natural ecosystems. Understanding and predicting the future behavior, this study presents the first comprehensive, pointwise, multi-model upper-ocean heat budget analysis of the pre-industrial control and doubled CO2 climate change experiments from the global coupled GCMs

327

Edinburgh Research Explorer Pulmonary diesel particulate increases susceptibility to  

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Edinburgh Research Explorer Pulmonary diesel particulate increases susceptibility to myocardial, MR & Gray, GA 2014, 'Pulmonary diesel particulate increases susceptibility to myocardial ischemia. Pulmonary diesel particulate increases susceptibility to myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury via

Millar, Andrew J.

328

Sandia National Laboratories: Increasing the Scaled Wind Farm...  

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ClimateECEnergyIncreasing the Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility's Power Production Increasing the Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility's Power Production DOE Office of...

329

High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville...  

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

High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville, KY - Building America Top Innovation High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville, KY -...

330

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecuri...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for...

331

Energy Department Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Department Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean Hydroelectric Power Energy Department Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean Hydroelectric Power April 17, 2012 -...

332

Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell...  

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Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies Download presentation...

333

Mentoring to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Mentoring to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Mentoring to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Mentoring is particularly suited in...

334

C-Myc Induced Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy Increases Free...  

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Myc Induced Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy Increases Free Fatty Acid Utilization for the Citric Acid Cycle. C-Myc Induced Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy Increases Free Fatty Acid...

335

NREL: Energy Systems Integration - Webinar August 19: Increasing...  

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Webinar August 19: Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies August 15, 2014 The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Increasing...

336

NREL: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research - Webinar August 19: Increasing...  

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August 19: Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies August 15, 2014 The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Increasing...

337

Technical Assistance: Increasing Code Compliance - 2014 BTO Peer...  

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Technical Assistance: Increasing Code Compliance - 2014 BTO Peer Review Technical Assistance: Increasing Code Compliance - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Rosemarie Bartlett,...

338

SciTech Connect: Possible Pathways for Increasing Natural Gas...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Conference: Possible Pathways for Increasing Natural Gas Use for Transportation (Presentation) Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Possible Pathways for Increasing Natural...

339

Sandia National Laboratories: Water Increasingly Crucial in Energy...  

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ClimateECEnergyWater Increasingly Crucial in Energy Policies, Experts Say Water Increasingly Crucial in Energy Policies, Experts Say Sandia's Work with Texas Southern University...

340

Metal and Glass Manufacturers Reduce Costs by Increasing Energy...  

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Metal and Glass Manufacturers Reduce Costs by Increasing Energy Efficiency in Process Heating Systems Metal and Glass Manufacturers Reduce Costs by Increasing Energy Efficiency in...

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Fact Sheet: Gas Prices and Oil Consumption Would Increase Without...  

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Gas Prices and Oil Consumption Would Increase Without Biofuels Fact Sheet: Gas Prices and Oil Consumption Would Increase Without Biofuels Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and...

342

Transport Planning for Disaster ManagementDisaster Management  

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coast on October 30, 2012. Source: Greenpeace #12;Aerial views of damage caused by Tsunami, Fukushima Shinhae Lee, Seoul Institute #12;Aerial views of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy along the New Jersey

Bustamante, Fabián E.

343

UCSF PD Emergency Management Division UCSF PD Website: http://police.ucsf.edu/  

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UCSF PD Emergency Management Division UCSF PD Website: http://police.ucsf.edu/ Emergency Kit 2014.doc Version Date: 02 2014 Emergency Preparedness Kit Suggestions You can purchase premade emergency kits and supplies. UCSF PD has contracted with Your Safety Place to offer specially priced disaster

Derisi, Joseph

344

This article is an excerpt from the U.S. Department of Homeland  

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health, social and economic effects of illness and death caused by poisoning of a food prod- uct can prevention, disaster preparedness among special populations, and food contami- nation monitoring, among other subjects. Yogurt and cheese helpful in detecting bioterror poisons - NCFPD and North Carolina A&T State

345

2013. University of New Hampshire, Office of Environmental Health and Safety. All rights reserved. 2013 Annual Report  

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Health Medicine 11 Emergency Procedures and Fire Protection 11 Diving Safety 11 Art Safety 12 VI. Disaster and Emergency Preparedness 12 Integrated Contingency Plan 12 Emergency Planning and Community Materials Shipping 25 Hazardous Waste Management 25 Radiation and Laser Safety 32 IX. UNH at Manchester

New Hampshire, University of

346

Resilience vs. Disaster Graeme Stewart  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, sometime budget constraints and procurement cycles force us to extend hardware beyond its natural life Services · What do we have to do? · Hardware, Fabric andVirtualisation · Grid Services and Storage) information systems · So our target is usually a 2 hour response, not 12 4 #12;ScotGridGridPP 22, UCL Hardware

University College London

347

Preventing Fraud Following a Disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

are not. The dishonest ones may take your money without completing the job or use inferior materials and perform shoddy work. Before hiring a contractor, do the following: ? Get more than one estimate. Don?t be forced to sign a contract right away. Ask... the salesperson to leave a copy of the contract for you to review. Legitimate businesses will be happy to accommodate you. If a contractor uses high-pressure sales techniques to get you to sign right away, take your business elsewhere. ? Get everything...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2005-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

348

The Increasing Role of Diesel Trucks in National Petroleum Use...  

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

The Increasing Role of Diesel Trucks in National Petroleum Use The Increasing Role of Diesel Trucks in National Petroleum Use Presentation given at DEER 2006, August 20-24, 2006,...

349

San Antonio spurs increase in solar energy production | Department...  

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San Antonio spurs increase in solar energy production San Antonio spurs increase in solar energy production January 13, 2010 - 4:54pm Addthis San Antonio is using these unique...

350

EECBG Success Story: Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El...  

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

Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso EECBG Success Story: Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso October 3, 2012 - 12:53pm Addthis Members of the community gathered...

351

Arkansas Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Arkansas Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

352

California Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

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Montana Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

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Louisiana Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Louisiana Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

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Michigan Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Michigan Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

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Alabama Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Alabama Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9...

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Mississippi Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Mississippi Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

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Virginia Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

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Wyoming Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9...

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Texas Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

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Utah Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic...  

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362

Florida Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Ohio Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic...  

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Pennsylvania Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Alaska Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic...  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

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Kansas Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2013 [U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)]

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Miscellaneous States Shale Gas Proved Reserves Revision Increases...  

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U.S. Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Utah Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Utah Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

370

New Mexico Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases...  

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Kansas Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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West Virginia Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases...  

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

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Montana Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Montana Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8...

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Wyoming Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

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375

20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply Here you will find the...

376

Increasing the Capacity of Existing Power Lines | Department...  

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

Increasing the Capacity of Existing Power Lines Increasing the Capacity of Existing Power Lines The capacity of the grid has been largely unchanged for decades and needs to expand...

377

Increase Your H2IQ | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

H2IQ Increase your H2IQ Find easy-to-understand information about hydrogen (H2) and fuel cell technologies here Increase your H2IQ by checking out our fact sheets, multimedia...

378

Case Study: Fuel Cells Increase Reliability at First National...  

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

Increase Reliability at First National Bank of Omaha Case Study: Fuel Cells Increase Reliability at First National Bank of Omaha First National Bank of Omaha installed a fuel cell...

379

Must DSM programs increase rates? (Not all...just some)  

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Demand side management in the electric power industry is discussed. The effect on price increases to the consumer is evaluated.

Hirst, E.; Hadley, S. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

380

On the degree distribution of the nodes in increasing trees  

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Simple families of increasing trees can be constructed from simply generated tree families, if one considers for every tree of size n all its increasing labellings, i.e., labellings of the nodes by distinct integers of the set {1,...,n} in such a way ... Keywords: Degree distribution, Increasing trees, Limiting distribution

Markus Kuba; Alois Panholzer

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas  

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Weight Restriction Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Weight Restriction Increase for Natural Gas Vehicles on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search

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Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages  

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

Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages In June 2011, President Obama released A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid which set out a four-pillared strategy for modernizing the electric grid. The initiative directed billions of dollars toward investments in 21st century smart grid technologies focused at increasing the grid's efficiency, reliability, and resilience, and making it less vulnerable to weather-related outages and reducing the time it takes to restore power after an outage occurs. Grid resilience is increasingly important as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of severe weather. Greenhouse gas emissions are elevating air and water temperatures around the world. Scientific research

383

SES Performance-Based Pay Increase | Department of Energy  

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

Performance-Based Pay Increase Performance-Based Pay Increase SES Performance-Based Pay Increase An agency may provide a pay increase to allow a senior executive to advance his or her relative position with the SES rate range only upon a determination by the authorized agency official that the executive's individual performance and/or contribution to agency performance so warrant. A senior executive who receives an annual summary rating of Outstanding or equivalent may be considered for an annual pay increase. A senior executive who receives an annual summary rating of less than Fully Successful or equivalent may not receive an increase in pay for the current appraisal period. The expectation is that executives who are paid consistent with their current level of responsibilities and who receive an

384

Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Increase Cooperation  

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

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Increase Nuclear Regulatory Commission Increase Cooperation to Advance Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Increase Cooperation to Advance Global Nuclear Energy Partnership July 17, 2007 - 2:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) expanded cooperation for President Bush's Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed on Friday by DOE's GNEP Deputy Program Manager Paul Lisowski and NRC Executive Director for Operations Luis Reyes. The MOU establishes the foundation for increased cooperation between DOE and NRC on technological research and engineering studies and marks another important milestone

385

President Truman Increases Production of Uranium and Plutonium | National  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Increases Production of Uranium and Plutonium | National Increases Production of Uranium and Plutonium | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > President Truman Increases Production of Uranium and Plutonium President Truman Increases Production of Uranium and Plutonium October 09, 1950

386

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity  

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

Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems February 11, 2013 - 10:53am Addthis The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Innovation for Increasing Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems, on February 8. The announcement is seeking applications to conduct research, development and demonstrations leading to next generation tools and technologies that will become widely adopted to enhance and accelerate deployment of cybersecurity capabilities for the U.S energy infrastructure, including cyber secure integration of smart grid technologies.

387

Internal Behaviour Change Programs and Increasing Energy Effciency Webcast  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This presentation, given through the DOE's Technical Assitance Program (TAP), addresses Internal Behaviour Change Programs and Increasing Energy Efficiency. Presented on August 25, 2011.

388

Sandia National Laboratories: The Rush to Exploit an Increasingly...  

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

Reliability Air Force Research Laboratory Testing The Rush to Exploit an Increasingly Ice-Free Arctic On October 17, 2012, in Climate, Earth Sciences Research Center, Global,...

389

High Efficiency Microturbine Leads to Increased Market Share  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

EERE-supported microturbine research and development for a device that increased electrical efficiency of the unit from about 17%-22% to 33%.

390

Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Download presentation slides from the DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office webinar Increasing Renewable Energy with Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Technologies held on August 19, 2014.

391

Staging laser plasma accelerators for increased beam energy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Staging Laser Plasma Accelerators for Increased Beam EnergyStaging laser plasma accelerators is an efficient way ofcompact laser-plasma accelerators to generate particle

Panasenko, Dmitriy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Do increases in oil prices precede U.S. recessions?.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? This thesis examines the relationship between oil prices and economic activity, and it attempts to address the question: do increases in oil prices (oil… (more)

Suthijindawong, Thanyalak

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Y-12's 1958 nuclear criticality accident and increased safety...  

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

signage, responsibility and programs for increased safety. Signs were required to make workers aware of hazards that had not been used before. Emergency response organizations...

394

Increasing the Market Acceptance of Smaller CHP Systems  

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

Packaged Combined Heat and Power System ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OFFICE Increasing the Market Acceptance of Smaller CHP Systems This project is developing a flexible, packaged...

395

Increasing the recycling rate in Clark County, Nevada.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The purpose of this study was to identify and evaluate policies that could increase the amount of municipal solid waste recycled in Clark County, Nevada.… (more)

Laija, Emerald

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

BPA proposes rate increase to bolster federal power and transmission...  

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

BPA-proposes-rate-increase-to-bolster-federal-power-and-transmission-systems Sign In About | Careers | Contact | Investors | bpa.gov Search News & Us Expand News & Us Projects...

397

Ohio Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

W Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Release Date: 1242014 Next Release Date: 12312015 Referring Pages: Coalbed Methane Reserves Revision Increases...

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,"U.S. Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

Name","Description"," Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","U.S. Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet)",1,"Annual",2013...

399

,"New York Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion...  

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

Name","Description"," Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","New York Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet)",1,"Annual",2012...

400

20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Summary) 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply (Executive Summary) Executive summary of a report on the requirements needed...

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401

Maximizing the Productive Uses of Electricity to Increase the...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Maximizing the Productive Uses of Electricity to Increase the Impact of Rural Electrification Programs Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Maximizing the...

402

"Increasing Solar Panel Efficiency And Reliability By Evaporative...  

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

Increasing Solar Panel Efficiency And Reliability By Evaporative Cooling" Inventors..--.. Lewis Meixler, Charles Gentile, Patricia Hillyer, Dylan Carpe, Jason Wang, Caroline Brooks...

403

Increasing pipelined IP core utilization in Process Networks using Exploration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increasing pipelined IP core utilization in Process Networks using Exploration Claudiu Zissulescu pipelined. In this paper, we present an exploration methodology that uses feedback provided by the Laura tool to increase the uti- lization of IP cores embedded in our PN network. Using this exploration, we

Kienhuis, Bart

404

Method for Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide in Bacteriological Incubators  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Method for Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide in...Method for Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide in...experience with water-jacket incubators...that the area of water used be the maximum...does not create condensation. For culturing...was made of the recovery of Mycobacterium...

Alfred G. Karslon; Patrick E. Caskey

1969-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

INCREASED FOOD AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF LACTATING NORTHERN FUR SEALS,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

respectively. Fish accounted for 66.4% of food biomass (69.4% of total energy consumption); squidINCREASED FOOD AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF LACTATING NORTHERN FUR SEALS, CALWRHINUS URSINUS MICHAEL A on ter- restrial mammals have specifically shown increased energy consumption by lactating females

406

THE EFFECT OF INCREASING TRANSPORTATION COST ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

THE EFFECT OF INCREASING TRANSPORTATION COST ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT Major: Maritime Administration April 2009 Submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the designation as UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLAR A Senior Scholars Thesis by KIMBERLY GRESSLER THE EFFECT OF INCREASING TRANSPORTATION COST ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT Approved by: Research Advisor: Joan Mileski...

Gressler, Kimberly

2009-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

407

Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy  

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

Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Efficiency, March 6, 2008 Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Efficiency, March 6, 2008 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) strengthened cooperation for research, development and deployment of energy technologies aimed at promoting increased energy efficiency. DOE and EPRI yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a framework for close coordination to advance the common goal of satisfying the nation's growing electricity needs by improving energy efficiency and promoting the widespread adoption of electric energy demand response programs in an effort to curtail energy use during peak periods. Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy

408

Powerpedia - Using Technology to Increase Transparancy | Department of  

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

- Using Technology to Increase Transparancy - Using Technology to Increase Transparancy Powerpedia - Using Technology to Increase Transparancy May 18, 2011 - 4:42pm Addthis The OCIO established a Department-wide wiki, Powerpedia, in early 2010 to help facilitate knowledge capture, collaboration, and increased efficiency. Leveraging many of the lessons learned from the intelligence community's Intellipedia effort, the Department implemented Powerpedia to increase the level of transparency and connect people and information together. Built on the same open source software underpinning Wikipedia, called MediaWiki, the Department is rapidly building a large corpus of information that is enabling the organization to "know what it knows". As of May 2011, Powerpedia has over 7,500 total pages and 45,000 page

409

Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Finance Resource Type: Publications Website: www.sefalliance.org/fileadmin/media/base/downloads/pfm_EE.pdf Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency Screenshot References: Public Finance Mechanisms to Increase Investment in Energy Efficiency[1] Background "The report identifies the market barriers and financing gaps that energy efficiency technologies, companies and projects encounter on the way from conception to commercialisation and highlights existing public sector

410

Linearity of Climate Response to Increases in Black Carbon Aerosols  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The impact of absorbing aerosols on global climate are not completely understood. Here, we present results of idealized experiments conducted with the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM4) coupled to a slab ocean model (CAM4-SOM) to simulate the climate response to increases in tropospheric black carbon aerosols (BC) by direct and semi-direct effects. CAM4-SOM was forced with 0, 1x, 2x, 5x and 10x an estimate of the present day concentration of BC while maintaining their estimated present day global spatial and vertical distribution. The top of the atmosphere (TOA) radiative forcing of BC in these experiments is positive (warming) and increases linearly as the BC burden increases. The total semi-direct effect for the 1x experiment is positive but becomes increasingly negative for higher BC concentrations. The global average surface temperature response is found to be a linear function of the TOA radiative forcing. The climate sensitivity to BC from these experiments is estimated to be 0.42 K $\\textnormal W^{-1} m^{2}$ when the semi-direct effects are accounted for and 0.22 K $\\textnormal W^{-1} m^{2}$ with only the direct effects considered. Global average precipitation decreases linearly as BC increases, with a precipitation sensitivity to atmospheric absorption of 0.4 $\\%$ $\\textnormal W^{-1} \\textnormal m^{2}$ . The hemispheric asymmetry of BC also causes an increase in southward cross-equatorial heat transport and a resulting northward shift of the inter-tropical convergence zone in the simulations at a rate of 4$^{\\circ}$N $\\textnormal PW^{-1}$. Global average mid- and high-level clouds decrease, whereas the low-level clouds increase linearly with BC. The increase in marine stratocumulus cloud fraction over the south tropical Atlantic is caused by increased BC-induced diabatic heating of the free troposphere.

Mahajan, Salil [ORNL; Evans, Katherine J [ORNL; Hack, James J [ORNL; Truesdale, John [National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability | Department of  

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

Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability June 28, 2012 - 3:51pm Addthis The Wisconsin Profitable Sustainability Initiative (PSI), an innovative, customizable and highly-effective program of the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), demonstrates the range of economic, social and environmental benefits that can be realized by the state's small and midsize manufacturers through the implementation of sustainable business practices. Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs What Does the Future Look Like? Electricity demand from these participants will be reduced by nearly 13 million kilowatt hours. 9,000 tons of solid waste will be diverted from landfills.

412

Implications of Increasing U.S. Crude Oil Production  

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

Implications of Increasing U.S. Crude Implications of Increasing U.S. Crude Oil Production By John Powell June 18, 2013 U.S. crude oil production is up dramatically since 2010 and will continue to grow rapidly; this has implications for: John Powell June 18, 2013 2 * Refinery operations * Refinery investment * Logistics infrastructure investment * Exports of petroleum products * Exports of crude oil Increased U.S. crude oil production has resulted in: John Powell June 18, 2013 3 * Declines in U.S. crude imports * Changes to refinery operations * Logistical constraints in moving crude from production areas to refining areas * Discounted prices for domestic "landlocked" crude vs. international seaborne crude

413

Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real  

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

Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge RFITS has enabled DOE ORO to establish a complex-wide initiative, supporting on-site electronic shipping and transportation of waste while utilizing industry best practices to develop and maintain a cost effective and sustainable logistics and inventory management system. Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge More Documents & Publications Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before and after the 844,000 sq-ft demolition. In addition, on the right: K Cooling Tower at Savannah River Site demolition.

414

Department of Energy Launches Major Initiative to Increase Energy Savings  

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

Major Initiative to Increase Energy Major Initiative to Increase Energy Savings Across the Nationwide DOE Complex by 30 Percent Department of Energy Launches Major Initiative to Increase Energy Savings Across the Nationwide DOE Complex by 30 Percent August 8, 2007 - 3:16pm Addthis NEW ORLEANS, LA - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today launched the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, a Department-wide effort aimed at reducing energy intensity across the nationwide DOE complex by 30 percent. The TEAM Initiative aims to meet or exceed the aggressive goals for increasing energy efficiency throughout the federal government already laid out by President Bush. Reducing energy intensity by 30 percent across the DOE complex will save approximately $90 million in taxpayer dollars per year, after projects are

415

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

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

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

416

Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy  

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

Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Efficiency, March 6, 2008 Electric Power Research Institute Cooperation to Increase Energy Efficiency, March 6, 2008 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) strengthened cooperation for research, development and deployment of energy technologies aimed at promoting increased energy efficiency. DOE and EPRI yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a framework for close coordination to advance the common goal of satisfying the nation's growing electricity needs by improving energy efficiency and promoting the widespread adoption of electric energy demand response programs in an effort to curtail energy use during peak periods.

417

Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of  

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

Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of Global Civilian Nuclear Power Systems (TOPS) Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of Global Civilian Nuclear Power Systems (TOPS) In 1999 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) formed a special task force, called the TOPS Task Force, from the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC) to identify near- and long-term technical opportunities to further increase the proliferation resistance of global civilian nuclear power systems. Recommendations on specific areas of research were called for, as well as on areas where international collaboration could be most productive. This report is the response to this ambitious charge and is essentially a work in progress, suggesting directions of effort for the

418

DOE Announces 12 Projects To Increase Vehicle Efficiency | Department of  

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

Announces 12 Projects To Increase Vehicle Efficiency Announces 12 Projects To Increase Vehicle Efficiency DOE Announces 12 Projects To Increase Vehicle Efficiency February 16, 2005 - 10:16am Addthis Industry Partners to Cost-Share Funding on $175 Million in Research Projects WASHINGTON, DC -- Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman today announced the selection of projects that will increase the energy efficiency of passenger and commercial vehicles while maintaining low emissions. Twelve projects, with a total value of $175 million (50 percent, or $87.5 million contributed by the private sector) will focus on development of advanced combustion engine and waste heat recovery technologies. "Together with our private sector partners, the Department of Energy is pursuing innovative new technologies to improve vehicle fuel efficiency and

419

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces &  

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

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers November 19, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has increased the energy efficiency standards for residential furnaces and boilers, underscoring the Department's commitment to meet its aggressive, five-year appliance standard rulemaking schedule, as established in its January 31, 2006, Report to Congress. The Department estimates that these amended standards, which become effective in 2015, will save the equivalent of the total amount of energy consumed by 2.5 million American households in one year, or approximately 0.25 quadrillion (10x15) British thermal

420

DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel  

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

4 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase 4 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel Efficiency DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel Efficiency May 26, 2005 - 1:02pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman today announced a public-private partnership between the Department of Energy, industry and academia aimed at significantly improving the vehicle efficiency of cars and trucks through advances in technology. The partnership consists of six projects with a value including cost share of over $14 million. "Achieving the goal of increased vehicle efficiency will require a coordinated approach involving government agencies, private companies and researchers. Partnerships like this will propel innovation, and eventually lead to a day when our children and grandchildren will call the

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421

DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel  

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

DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel Efficiency DOE Announces $14 Million Industry Partnership Projects to Increase Fuel Efficiency May 26, 2005 - 1:02pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman today announced a public-private partnership between the Department of Energy, industry and academia aimed at significantly improving the vehicle efficiency of cars and trucks through advances in technology. The partnership consists of six projects with a value including cost share of over $14 million. "Achieving the goal of increased vehicle efficiency will require a coordinated approach involving government agencies, private companies and researchers. Partnerships like this will propel innovation, and

422

Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real  

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

Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge RFITS has enabled DOE ORO to establish a complex-wide initiative, supporting on-site electronic shipping and transportation of waste while utilizing industry best practices to develop and maintain a cost effective and sustainable logistics and inventory management system. Using Transportation Technology to Increase Efficiencies in Shipping: Real Life Experience in Oak Ridge More Documents & Publications Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before and after the 844,000 sq-ft demolition. In addition, on the right: K Cooling Tower at Savannah River Site demolition.

423

Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of  

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

Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of Global Civilian Nuclear Power Systems (TOPS) Technological Opportunities to Increase the Proliferation Resistance of Global Civilian Nuclear Power Systems (TOPS) In 1999 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) formed a special task force, called the TOPS Task Force, from the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC) to identify near- and long-term technical opportunities to further increase the proliferation resistance of global civilian nuclear power systems. Recommendations on specific areas of research were called for, as well as on areas where international collaboration could be most productive. This report is the response to this ambitious charge and is essentially a work in progress, suggesting directions of effort for the

424

NERSC Increases System Storage and Security for Users  

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

Increases Increases System Storage and Security for Users NERSC Increases System Storage and Security for Users April 28, 2009 Franklin Upgrades Improve I/O Performance Throughout the month of March the Cray XT4 machine Franklin underwent a series of upgrades and improvements, including a major I/O upgrade. The disk capacity of the scratch file system was increased by 30% to 460 TB, and the I/O bandwidth was nearly tripled to an aggregate write performance of 32 GB/sec, compared to 11 GB/s before the upgrade. Instead of adding the new hardware to the existing scratch file system, NERSC chose to implement a second scratch file system so that Franklin now has two scratch file systems, each with a peak write bandwidth of 16 GB/sec. "We doubled the amount of I/O hardware and nearly tripled the bandwidth,

425

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces &  

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

DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers DOE Increases Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces & Boilers November 19, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has increased the energy efficiency standards for residential furnaces and boilers, underscoring the Department's commitment to meet its aggressive, five-year appliance standard rulemaking schedule, as established in its January 31, 2006, Report to Congress. The Department estimates that these amended standards, which become effective in 2015, will save the equivalent of the total amount of energy consumed by 2.5 million American households in one year, or approximately 0.25 quadrillion (10x15) British thermal

426

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

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

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

427

Benin: Increased Access to Modern Energy Project | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Benin: Increased Access to Modern Energy Project Benin: Increased Access to Modern Energy Project Jump to: navigation, search Name of project Benin: Increased Access to Modern Energy Project Location of project Benin Energy Services Lighting, Cooking and water heating, Space heating, Information and communications Year initiated 2009 Organization World Bank Website http://documents.worldbank.org Coordinates 9.30769°, 2.315834° References The World Bank[1] The objective of the Increased Access to Modern Energy Project is to improve reliability, efficiency, and access to modern energy services in Benin. There are three components to the project, the first component being electrical network upgrading. This component will provide for necessary investments to allow for continued operation of the existing transmission

428

Increased Visceral Fat Accumulation in Patients with Primary Gout  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A cluster of several atherogenic risk factors, visceral fat accumulation was more increased in gout patients. In addition, visceral fat was more accumulated in gout patients who were overexcreters of uric acid .....

Sumio Takahashi; Tetsuya Yamamoto…

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on...  

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

Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets October 2014 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington,...

430

Climate Change Institute director wants to increase information...  

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

Communications 865.574.4165 Climate Change Science Institute director wants to increase information Jack Fellows Jack Fellows (hi-res image) Listen to the audio OAK RIDGE, Tenn.,...

431

Steep increase in oil prices as gulf crisis lingers on  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Following a brief interruption, the recovery in world commodity prices witnessed during the first months of the year has continued. Crude oil prices reached their highest level for 16 months. The increase in prices

Klaus Matthies

432

Pennsylvania and West Virginia show largest increases in natural...  

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

Pennsylvania and West Virginia show largest increases in natural gas proved reserves U.S. natural gas proved reserves have hit an all-time high...with Pennsylvania and West...

433

Retro-Commissioning Increases Data Center Efficiency at Low Cost  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Fact sheet discusses a success story detailing a retro-commissioning project at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site to increase data center energy efficiency at low costs.

434

High Efficiency Microturbine Leads to Increased Market Share...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

power system that led to the commercialization of that product. Capstone increased electrical efficiency of the unit from about 17%-22% to 33%, and it has seen more than 83...

435

Increase Natural Gas Energy Efficiency | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Groups > Groups > Increase Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds There are no feeds from external sites for this group. Groups Menu You must...

436

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

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

Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce March 5, 2013 - 9:43am Addthis Watch our science and tech experts answer questions and share advice...

437

Increasing Stability Reduces Conformational Heterogeneity in a Protein Folding  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increasing Stability Reduces Conformational Heterogeneity in a Protein Folding Intermediate, the results show that protein folding intermediates are ensembles of different structural forms direct experi- mental evidence in support of a basic tenet of energy landscape theory for protein folding

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20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution...  

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

20% Wind Energy by 2030 Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply DOEGO-102008-2578 * December 2008 More information is available on the web at:...

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SBA Increases Size Standards for Waste Remediation Services &  

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

SBA Increases Size Standards for Waste Remediation Services & SBA Increases Size Standards for Waste Remediation Services & Information/Admin Support SBA Increases Size Standards for Waste Remediation Services & Information/Admin Support December 12, 2012 - 10:22am Addthis John Hale III John Hale III Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Earlier this week, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that they have revised size definitions for small businesses in Administrative and Support & Waste Management and Remediation Services categories, saying these revisions "reflect changes in marketplace conditions." The new standards are published in the Federal Register. Increases to size standards will enable some growing small businesses in these sectors to retain their small business status; will give federal

440

Cultivating corn in clumps increases water efficiency, yield  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-tional rows increases water use efficiency and corn yield. Researchers are Dr. B.A. Stewart and graduate student Mohankumar Kapan-igowda of West Texas A&M University in Canyon, and Drs. Terry Howell, Louis Baumhardt, and Paul Colaizzi of the Conservation... have discovered that corn grown in clumps (left) rather than in traditional rows (right) increases water use efficiency and corn yield. ...

Wythe, Kathy

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Effect of Increased Natural Gas Exports on Domestic Energy Markets  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This report responds to an August 2011 request from the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy (DOE\\/FE) for an analysis of "the impact of increased domestic natural gas demand, as exports." Appendix A provides a copy of the DOE\\/FE request letter. Specifically, DOE\\/FE asked the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) to assess how specified scenarios of increased natural gas exports could affect domestic energy markets, focusing on consumption, production, and prices.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

An investigation of productivity increases from hydraulic fracturing treatments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

AN INVESTIGATION OF PRODUCTIVITY INCREASES FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENTS A Thesis b7 Robert Joe Boriskie Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August, 1963 Major Subject: Petroleum Engineering AN INVESTIGATION OF PRODUCTIVITY INCREASES FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENTS A Thesis Robert Joe Boriskie Approved as to style and content by: Chairman of Committee...

Boriskie, Robert Joe

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

443

Increase of entanglement by local PT -symmetric operations  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Entanglement plays a central role in the field of quantum information science. It is well known that the degree of entanglement cannot be increased under local operations. Here, we show that the concurrence of a bipartite entangled state can be increased under the local PT -symmetric operation. This violates the property of entanglement monotonicity. We also use the Bell-CHSH and steering inequalities to explore this phenomenon.

Shin-Liang Chen; Guang-Yin Chen; Yueh-Nan Chen

2014-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

444

Response of a Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere Model to Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Sensitivity to the Rate of Increase  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The influence of differing rates of increase of the atmospheric CO2 concentration on the climatic response is investigated using a coupled ocean–atmosphere model. Five transient integrations are performed each using a different constant ...

Ronald J. Stouffer; Syukuro Manabe

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Ultrasound Increases Nanoparticle Delivery by Reducing Intratumoral Pressure and Increasing Transport in Epithelial and Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transition Tumors  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Chemical Biology Ultrasound Increases Nanoparticle Delivery by Reducing Intratumoral Pressure...clinic can be used to enhance in vivo nanoparticle delivery to epithelial and EMT tumors...analysis of vascular permeability and nanoparticle accumulation in tumors. Acquisition...

Katherine D. Watson; Chun-Yen Lai; Shengping Qin; Dustin E. Kruse; Yueh-Chen Lin; Jai Woong Seo; Robert D. Cardiff; Lisa M. Mahakian; Julie Beegle; Elizabeth S. Ingham; Fitz-Roy Curry; Rolf K. Reed; Katherine W. Ferrara

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

446

Colorado Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet)  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Colorado Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9 1970's 116 226 373 1980's 250 131 322 167 160 368 372 340 473 431 1990's 394 719 718 1,000 696 555 802 959 1,898 2,788 2000's 1,825 1,882 2,029 2,114 1,505 2,018 1,178 3,924 3,244 1,601 2010's 2,973 2,509 - = No Data Reported; -- = Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Release Date: 8/1/2013 Next Release Date: 8/1/2014 Referring Pages: Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases Colorado Dry Natural Gas Proved Reserves Dry Natural Gas Proved Reserves Revision Increases

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Oklahoma Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet)  

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

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Oklahoma Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9 1970's 837 962 1,026 1980's 1,293 1,262 2,374 2,189 2,245 2,357 2,158 2,251 2,538 1,984 1990's 1,803 1,710 1,988 1,554 1,580 1,892 1,886 2,396 2,995 3,029 2000's 2,498 1,458 2,159 2,892 2,173 3,064 1,515 2,115 2,786 2,894 2010's 3,224 5,142 - = No Data Reported; -- = Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Release Date: 8/1/2013 Next Release Date: 8/1/2014 Referring Pages: Dry Natural Gas Reserves Revision Increases Oklahoma Dry Natural Gas Proved Reserves Dry Natural Gas Proved Reserves Revision Increases

448

Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to  

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

Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change August 12, 2013 - 5:25pm Addthis Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Jim Stock Member - White House Council of Economic Advisers EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on WhiteHouse.gov. This week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the worst power outages in the United States, during which tens of millions of Americans were affected

449

West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs |  

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

West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs April 2, 2010 - 11:54am Addthis Joshua DeLung In the river city of Huntington, W.Va., there exists an eclectic brand of people, ranging from college students and businessmen to steel workers and coal miners. The city sits along the banks of the Ohio River. Like other cities, though, unemployment has taken its toll. One 25-year-old resident there, Dan Hardy, has worked his entire life to make life better for others. He became unemployed for about eight months after his plumbing and auto repair jobs disappeared. He didn't have much luck finding a job until the weatherization program at Southwest Community Action Council (SCAC) in Huntington, W.Va., called him for an interview.

450

Worldwide Carbon Capture and Storage Projects on the Increase | Department  

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

Worldwide Carbon Capture and Storage Projects on the Increase Worldwide Carbon Capture and Storage Projects on the Increase Worldwide Carbon Capture and Storage Projects on the Increase November 13, 2009 - 12:00pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- Worldwide efforts to fund and establish carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects have accelerated, according to a new Department of Energy (DOE) online database, indicating ongoing positive momentum toward achieving the G-8 goal for launching 20 CCS demonstrations by 2010. The database, a project of the Office of Fossil Energy's (FE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), reveals 192 proposed and active CCS projects worldwide. The projects are located in 20 countries across five continents. The 192 projects globally include 38 capture, 46 storage, and 108 for capture and storage. While most of the projects are still in the

451

DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery |  

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

Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- A $13 million cooperative effort with the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) over the past seven years has resulted in the successful demonstration of a novel technology that addresses a problem plaguing coal operators and environmentalists alike: separating fine coal particles from water and their ultimate use as a significant energy resource. Researchers at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Va., have developed and patented an advanced technology called a hyperbaric centrifuge that can successfully remove

452

Effect of Increased Natural Gas Exports on Domestic Energy Markets  

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

Effect of Increased Natural Gas Effect of Increased Natural Gas Exports on Domestic Energy Markets as requested by the Office of Fossil Energy January 2012 This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government. The views in this report therefore should not be construed as representing those of the U.S. Department of Energy or other Federal agencies. U.S. Energy Information Administration | Effects of Increased Natural Gas Exports on Domestic Energy Markets i Contacts The Office of Energy Analysis prepared this report under the guidance of John Conti, Assistant

453

Reducing rural poverty through increased access to energy services: a  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Reducing rural poverty through increased access to energy services: a Reducing rural poverty through increased access to energy services: a review of the multifunctional platform project in Mali Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Reducing rural poverty through increased access to energy services: a review of the multifunctional platform project in Mali Agency/Company /Organization: Abeeku Brew-Hammond & Anna Crole-Rees Partner: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, People and Policy Phase: Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Develop Goals, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access Resource Type: Publications User Interface: Website Website: www.beta.undp.org/undp/en/home/librarypage/environment-energy/sustaina

454

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since  

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

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal November 3, 2005 - 12:35pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that the federal government has exceeded its goal of obtaining 2.5 percent of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by September 30, 2005. The largest energy consumer in the nation, the federal government now uses 2375 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy -- enough to power 225,000 homes or a city the size of El Paso, Texas, for a year. "Particularly in light of tight oil and gas supplies caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it is important that all Americans - including the

455

RFID Technology Creating Jobs, Impacting Americans With Increasing  

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

RFID Technology Creating Jobs, Impacting Americans With Increasing RFID Technology Creating Jobs, Impacting Americans With Increasing Frequency RFID Technology Creating Jobs, Impacting Americans With Increasing Frequency October 11, 2011 - 11:15am Addthis RFID technology is a prime example of how targeted Research & Development can enable the development of a core technology – making information mobile – that has commercial potential as far as the imagination can take you. RFID technology is a prime example of how targeted Research & Development can enable the development of a core technology - making information mobile - that has commercial potential as far as the imagination can take you. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? RFID technology is a prime example of how targeted Research &

456

Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy |  

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

Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy January 9, 2013 - 12:30pm Addthis Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Who will be partners?

457

CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production,  

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

CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide, DOE Study Says CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide, DOE Study Says August 31, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - The feasibility of using carbon dioxide (CO2) injection for recovering between 250 million and 500 million additional barrels of oil from Kansas oilfields has been established in a study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The University of Kansas Center for Research studied the possibility of near-miscible CO2 flooding for extending the life of mature oilfields in the Arbuckle Formation while simultaneously providing permanent geologic storage of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas.

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Holographic technology could increase solar efficiency | Department of  

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

Holographic technology could increase solar efficiency Holographic technology could increase solar efficiency Holographic technology could increase solar efficiency October 12, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Luminit's co-generation technology could combine photovoltaics (shown in this file photo) and solar thermal energy. | File photo Luminit's co-generation technology could combine photovoltaics (shown in this file photo) and solar thermal energy. | File photo Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Co-generation technology could combine photovoltaics and solar thermal Luminit's technology bends and redirects sunlight to produce energy Research funded by Small Business Innovation Research grant There are two major technologies in solar energy: photovoltaics and solar thermal. Most people are more familiar with photovoltaics (PV) - the flat solar

459

Cost of Increased Energy Efficiency for Residential Water Heaters  

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

Cost of Increased Energy Efficiency for Residential Water Heaters Cost of Increased Energy Efficiency for Residential Water Heaters Speaker(s): Alex Lekov Date: March 22, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Julie Osborn This presentation describes the analysis of the costs of increased energy efficiency for residential water heaters. Here, we focus on the cost and efficiency data for electric and gas-fired water heaters. This data formed the basis of the Technical Support Document for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Final Rule on Water Heaters. The engineering analysis uses computer simulation models to investigate the efficiency improvements due to design options and combinations thereof. The analysis covers four polyurethane foam insulation types based on non-ozone-depleting substances as blowing

460

Energy Department Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean  

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

Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean Hydroelectric Power Energy Department Report Finds Major Potential to Increase Clean Hydroelectric Power April 17, 2012 - 12:39pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- As part of President Obama's all-out, all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop electric power generation at existing dams across the United States that aren't currently equipped to produce power. The report estimates that without building a single new dam, these available hydropower resources, if fully developed, could provide an electrical generating capacity of more than 12 gigawatts (GW), equivalent to roughly 15 percent of current U.S. hydropower capacity. These findings demonstrate one of the ways the nation

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461

Department of Energy Finalizes Regulations to Increase Energy Efficiency in  

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

Department of Energy Finalizes Regulations to Increase Energy Department of Energy Finalizes Regulations to Increase Energy Efficiency in New Federal Buildings by 30% Department of Energy Finalizes Regulations to Increase Energy Efficiency in New Federal Buildings by 30% December 21, 2007 - 4:58pm Addthis WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has established regulations that require new Federal buildings to achieve at least 30% greater energy efficiency over prevailing building codes. Mandated by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct), these standards apply to new federal commercial and multi-family high-rise residential buildings, as well as new federal low-rise residential buildings designed for construction that began on or after January 3, 2007. These standards are also 40% more efficient than the current Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

462

Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to  

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

Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change August 12, 2013 - 5:25pm Addthis Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Jim Stock Member - White House Council of Economic Advisers EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on WhiteHouse.gov. This week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the worst power outages in the United States, during which tens of millions of Americans were affected

463

CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production,  

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

in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide, DOE Study Says CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide, DOE Study Says August 31, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - The feasibility of using carbon dioxide (CO2) injection for recovering between 250 million and 500 million additional barrels of oil from Kansas oilfields has been established in a study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The University of Kansas Center for Research studied the possibility of near-miscible CO2 flooding for extending the life of mature oilfields in the Arbuckle Formation while simultaneously providing permanent geologic storage of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas.

464

DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery |  

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

DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery DOE Award Results in Several Patents, Potential Increased Coal Recovery February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- A $13 million cooperative effort with the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) over the past seven years has resulted in the successful demonstration of a novel technology that addresses a problem plaguing coal operators and environmentalists alike: separating fine coal particles from water and their ultimate use as a significant energy resource. Researchers at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Va., have developed and patented an advanced technology called a hyperbaric centrifuge that can successfully remove

465

The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity |  

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

The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity January 31, 2011 - 3:29pm Addthis Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program What does this mean for me? Could lead to cheaper renewable energy sources. Recently, the Department of Energy hosted Dr. Tasios Melis, the UC Berkeley scientist behind a Department of Energy funded innovation that promises to triple the productivity of photosynthesis in plants and algae. If you remember from high school biology class, photosynthesis is the process used by plants and many other organisms to convert sunlight into chemical energy. A molecule called chlorophyll serves to absorb sunlight for use in photosynthesis. Chlorophyll molecules can be stacked in arrays

466

Texas Uses Phasors to Increase Electricity Reliability | Department of  

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

Uses Phasors to Increase Electricity Reliability Uses Phasors to Increase Electricity Reliability Texas Uses Phasors to Increase Electricity Reliability March 31, 2011 - 12:57pm Addthis Merrill Smith Program Manager, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability What does this mean for me? Phasor measurement units are part of a comprehensive approach to managing the variability from renewable sources, particularly wind. This project will enable more effective use of renewable energy sources by helping to illustrate solutions for managing unpredictability and promote reliability on the grid. As any businessperson will tell you, a key to long-term success is the ability to foresee potential problems and limit risk. In the electricity industry this ability can prevent grid events, like unexpected

467

Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability | Department of  

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

Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability Helping Wisconsin Small Businesses Increase Sustainability June 28, 2012 - 3:51pm Addthis The Wisconsin Profitable Sustainability Initiative (PSI), an innovative, customizable and highly-effective program of the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), demonstrates the range of economic, social and environmental benefits that can be realized by the state's small and midsize manufacturers through the implementation of sustainable business practices. Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs What Does the Future Look Like? Electricity demand from these participants will be reduced by nearly 13 million kilowatt hours. 9,000 tons of solid waste will be diverted from landfills.

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West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs |  

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

Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs West Virginia Agency Increases Staff to Meet Weatherization Needs April 2, 2010 - 11:54am Addthis Joshua DeLung In the river city of Huntington, W.Va., there exists an eclectic brand of people, ranging from college students and businessmen to steel workers and coal miners. The city sits along the banks of the Ohio River. Like other cities, though, unemployment has taken its toll. One 25-year-old resident there, Dan Hardy, has worked his entire life to make life better for others. He became unemployed for about eight months after his plumbing and auto repair jobs disappeared. He didn't have much luck finding a job until the weatherization program at Southwest Community Action Council (SCAC) in Huntington, W.Va., called him for an interview.

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Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since  

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

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal November 3, 2005 - 12:35pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that the federal government has exceeded its goal of obtaining 2.5 percent of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by September 30, 2005. The largest energy consumer in the nation, the federal government now uses 2375 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy -- enough to power 225,000 homes or a city the size of El Paso, Texas, for a year. "Particularly in light of tight oil and gas supplies caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it is important that all Americans - including the

470

New Technologies that Enhance Environmental Protection, Increase Domestic  

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

New Technologies that Enhance Environmental Protection, Increase New Technologies that Enhance Environmental Protection, Increase Domestic Production, Result from DOE-Supported Consortium New Technologies that Enhance Environmental Protection, Increase Domestic Production, Result from DOE-Supported Consortium September 13, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - New technologies that help small, independent oil and natural gas operators contribute to domestic energy production while improving environmental protection have resulted from U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) support of the Stripper Well Consortium (SWC). "Stripper wells" are wells that produce less than 10 barrels of oil or 60,000 standard cubic feet of natural gas per day. According to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, more than 375,000 U.S. stripper

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Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso | Department of Energy  

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

Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso October 3, 2012 - 2:30pm Addthis Members of the community gathered to celebrate the opening of the Aztec Calendar Pavilion, the first renewable energy education project in El Paso, Texas. | Photo courtesy of the City of El Paso. Members of the community gathered to celebrate the opening of the Aztec Calendar Pavilion, the first renewable energy education project in El Paso, Texas. | Photo courtesy of the City of El Paso. Todd G. Allen Project Officer, Golden Field Office What does this project do? The Aztec Calendar Pavilion provides solar-powered outlets where visitors can charge their electronic devices using clean energy. The pavilion is equipped with interactive displays to help educate

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Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso | Department of Energy  

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

Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in El Paso October 3, 2012 - 2:30pm Addthis Members of the community gathered to celebrate the opening of the Aztec Calendar Pavilion, the first renewable energy education project in El Paso, Texas. | Photo courtesy of the City of El Paso. Members of the community gathered to celebrate the opening of the Aztec Calendar Pavilion, the first renewable energy education project in El Paso, Texas. | Photo courtesy of the City of El Paso. Todd G. Allen Project Officer, Golden Field Office What does this project do? The Aztec Calendar Pavilion provides solar-powered outlets where visitors can charge their electronic devices using clean energy. The pavilion is equipped with interactive displays to help educate

473

Joint InSynC-INCREASE Workshop 2010  

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Home Agenda Organizing Committee Workshop Contacts Home Agenda Organizing Committee Workshop Contacts Joint InSynC-INCREASE Workshop July 14-16, 2010 About INCREASE The Interdisciplinary Consortium for Research and Educational Access in Science and Engineering (INCREASE) is an organization to promote research in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs), involving utilization of national user facilities - in particular, the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven National Laboratory - as well as to facilitate education and research training, especially for members of minority groups: African-Americans, Hispanics, and women. About InSynC The InSynC program enables high school teachers and students to gain remote access to experimenting with synchrotron beamtime through a competitive,

474

Has Control by the Central Government Unduly Increased?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Primmf O.J* 1908 "Has control by the central government unduly increased? HAS CONTROL BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT UNDULY INCREASED? Submitted I n p a r t i a l f u l f i l l m e n t o f the requirements f o r the Degree o f Master o f A r t s j t o... the F a c u l t y o f the Graduate School o f the U n i v e r s i t y o f Kansas. May, Nineteen-€4$toL . (Department o f S o c i o l o g y ) ,by G.J Primm, A«M« i Has C o n t r o l by the C e n t r a l Government unduly Increased? TABLE...

Primm, Clarence J,

1908-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reducing Cascading Failure Risk by Increasing Infrastructure Network Interdependency  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increased coupling between critical infrastructure networks, such as power and communications, has important implications for the reliability and security of these networks. To understand the implications of power-communications coupling, researchers have studied interdependent network models and reported that increased coupling can increase system vulnerability [1, 2]. However, these results come from models that have substantially different mechanisms of cascading, relative to those found in actual power and communications networks. This paper reports on two sets of experiments that compare the network vulnerability implications resulting from simple topological models and models that more accurately capture the dynamics of cascading in power systems. In the first set of experiments, we compare a simple model of intra-network cascading to a power grid model and find that the power grid model reveals that power grids have a higher level of vulnerability, relative to what would be inferred from a topological ...

Korkali, Mert; Tivnan, Brian F; Hines, Paul D H

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste Shipment Tracking Technology Lowers Costs, Increases Efficiency |  

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

Shipment Tracking Technology Lowers Costs, Increases Shipment Tracking Technology Lowers Costs, Increases Efficiency Waste Shipment Tracking Technology Lowers Costs, Increases Efficiency February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis This graphic shows how the radiofrequency identification technology tracks and monitors packages in transport, in-transit stops and storage. This graphic shows how the radiofrequency identification technology tracks and monitors packages in transport, in-transit stops and storage. The technology developed by EM’s Office of Packaging and Transportation Packaging Certification Program technology development team was selected by the RFID Journal as the "Most Innovated Use of RFIDs.” Team members pictured here include Dr. John Lee, Dr. Yung Liu, Dr. Jim Shuler, Dr. Hanchung Tsai and John Anderson. Team members not pictured are Brian Craig and Dr. Kun Chen.

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Increasing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Increasing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Through the Use of Environmentally Sound Technologies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Increasing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Through the Use of Environmentally Sound Technologies: : Assessing the Potential for the Development of Second-generation Biofuels in the ESCWA Region Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass Topics: Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices

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Net?exchange analysis of the Earth greenhouse effect increase  

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In this paper we propose an analysis of the greenhouse effect on the basis of a net?exchange formulation for clear sky atmospheres. This formulation allows access to exchanges beetwen the differents elements of the atmosphere (gas layers the ground and space). When the greenhouse gas concentration increases we first use a simple configuration to analyse the variations of analytic monochromatic net exchange rates. The same type of analysis is then applied to the Earth atmosphere for a clear?sky middle latitude summer configuration with an increase in water vapour of 20% at all altitudes.

Nicolas Meilhac; Jean?Louis Dufresne; Vincent Eymet; Richard Fournier

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Increase of the grating coupler bandwidth with a graphene overlay  

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We present theoretical and experimental results that demonstrate an increase in the grating bandwidth by placing a graphene on the chip. A focusing subwavelength grating with coupling efficiency of ?4.3?dB and 1?dB bandwidth of ?60?nm was demonstrated. After a graphene sheet was transferred onto the chip, the maximum 1?dB bandwidth was increased to ?72?nm. Experimental results are consistent with the calculated graphene induced waveguide refractive index and dispersion changes, and the bandwidth improvement may be attributed to the reduction of grating dispersion. This study may be of interest for graphene-on-silicon photonic integrated circuit applications.

Cheng, Zhenzhou; Li, Zhen; Xu, Ke; Tsang, Hon Ki, E-mail: hktsang@ee.cuhk.edu.hk [Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin (Hong Kong)

2014-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTS OF INCREASED WATER TEMPERATURE ON DAPHNIA PULEX  

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et al.2). Cladocerans may be thermally affected by a thermal nuclear power plant where, along. Study methods simulated prolonged exposure to constant high tempera· tures in thermal discharges by industrial and power plants may increase the temperature of certain areas of the river (bays and eddies

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Increasing anthropogenic nitrogen in the North Pacific Ocean  

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...increased with time (Fig. 2C). In the mid-latitude NPO (20°N to 40°N), N* values greater than deep water values...A) Distribution of N* in the western and central NPO (20°N to 40°N and 130°E to 180°W) determined from...

Il-Nam Kim; Kitack Lee; Nicolas Gruber; David M. Karl; John L. Bullister; Simon Yang; Tae-Wook Kim

2014-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Upconversion as a Viable Route to Increased Efficiency Solar Energy  

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Upconversion as a Viable Route to Increased Efficiency Solar Energy Conversion Joshua Zide, Matt University of Delaware Energy Institute #12;Efficiency drives reduced $/W.... http://www.nrel.gov/ncpv/! Shockley-Queisser Limit! *adopted from http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/MSD-full-spectrum-solar

Firestone, Jeremy

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Research Strategies for Increasing Productivity of Intensively Managed  

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fiber production from a smaller land base and provides market incentives to keep these lands under, plantation forestry, intensive silviculture, biomass T raditional and emerging markets for wood products and bioenergy are likely to increase pressure on forests and create incentives for enhancing their pro

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Staging Laser Plasma Accelerators for Increased Beam Energy  

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Staging Laser Plasma Accelerators for Increased Beam Energy D. Panasenko, A. J. Shu, C. B., Berkeley, California 94720, USA Abstract. Staging laser plasma accelerators is an efficient way of mitigating laser pump depletion in laser driven accelerators and necessary for reaching high energies

Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson

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SUBTRACTING A BEST RANK-1 APPROXIMATION MAY INCREASE TENSOR RANK  

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SUBTRACTING A BEST RANK-1 APPROXIMATION MAY INCREASE TENSOR RANK Alwin Stegeman Heymans Institute, fax: +33 4 92 94 28 98, pcomon@unice.fr ABSTRACT Is has been shown that a best rank-R approximation be solved by consecutively computing and substracting best rank-1 approximations. The reason

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Sibling competition and hunger increase allostatic load in spotted hyaenas  

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...probably increasing allostatic load in dominants [3]. Within-brood...competition [11] on allostatic load in twins of a free-ranging...reasons, we expect allostatic load measured by faecal glucocorticoid...males and 19 females). These data (see electronic supplementary...

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Chimaeric load among sympatric social bacteria increases with genotype richness  

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...contribute more to chimaeric load during development than...across chimaera treatments (data not shown). In some treatments...and C suffer chimaeric load (data not shown). This result...C to increase chimaeric load in the three-way mix...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bone marrow stromal cells increase oligodendrogenesis after stroke  

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Bone marrow stromal cells increase oligodendrogenesis after stroke Jing Zhang1 , Yi Li1 , Zheng cell (BMSC) treatment of stroke in rats. Rats were subjected to the middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAo). BMSCs have been shown to promote functional recovery post stroke. A therapeutic dose of BMSC (3

Cai, Long

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Successful hunting increases testosterone and cortisol in a subsistence population  

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...condition pay reduced marginal costs in terms of time and energy...community members beyond the nuclear family will have increased testosterone...individuals other than their nuclear family on the way home, or...pnas.1105403108 ) 16 McEwen, BS . 2001 From molecules to mind...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction Increasing demands on limited water resources have made  

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Introduction Increasing demands on limited water resources have made wastewater recycling quality, containing numerous microbiological and chemical contaminants, than recycled wastewater that has such that recycled water is of sufficient quality to satisfy most non-potable demands, and as such, recycled water

Sanderson, Mike

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Effect of Increasing Nitrogen Deposition on Soil Microbial Communities  

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Increasing nitrogen deposition, increasing atmospheric CO2, and decreasing biodiversity are three main environmental changes occurring on a global scale. The BioCON (Biodiversity, CO2, and Nitrogen) ecological experiment site at the University of Minnesota's Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve started in 1997, to better understand how these changes would affect soil systems. To understand how increasing nitrogen deposition affects the microbial community diversity, heterogeneity, and functional structure impact soil microbial communities, 12 samples were collected from the BioCON plots in which nitrogenous fertilizer was added to simulate the effect of increasing nitrogen deposition and 12 samples from without added fertilizer. DNA from the 24 samples was extracted using a freeze-grind protocol, amplified, labeled with a fluorescent dye, and then hybridized to GeoChip, a functional gene array containing probes for genes involved in N, S and C cycling, metal resistance and organic contaminant degradation. Detrended correspondence analysis (DCA) of all genes detected was performed to analyze microbial community patterns. The first two axes accounted for 23.5percent of the total variation. The samples fell into two major groups: fertilized and non-fertilized, suggesting that nitrogenous fertilizer had a significant impact on soil microbial community structure and diversity. The functional gene numbers detected in fertilized samples was less that detected in non-fertilizer samples. Functional genes involving in the N cycling were mainly discussed.

Xiao, Shengmu; Xue, Kai; He, Zhili; VanNostrand, Joy D.; Liu, Jianshe; Hobbie, Sarah E.; Reich, Peter B.; Zhou, Jizhong

2010-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The Information Mural: Increasing Information Bandwidth in Visualizations  

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The Information Mural: Increasing Information Bandwidth in Visualizations Dean F. Jerding and John Abstract Information visualizations must allow users to browse information spaces and focus quickly on items of interest. Being able to see some representation of the entire information space provides

Stasko, John T.

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System-Wide Emissions Implications of Increased Wind Power Penetration  

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and ramifications of wind power providing 20% of U.S. electricity by 2030.1 Wind energy is advantageous becauseSystem-Wide Emissions Implications of Increased Wind Power Penetration Lauren Valentino,, Viviana of incorporating wind energy into the electric power system. We present a detailed emissions analysis based

Kemner, Ken

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Increasing access to the carbon market ENERGY, CLIMATE  

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Increasing access to the carbon market ENERGY, CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2008 #12;2 World is growing in parallel. With a dynamic carbon market under constant development, the Energy and Carbon Fi events in 2008 have substantially altered the global financial landscape. What that means for energy

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Rover Traverse Science for Increased Mission Science Return  

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rate than downlink capacity is increasing. As this trend continues, the quantity of data that can be returned to Earth per meter traversed is reduced. The capacity of the rover to collect data, however importance to NASA's program of exploring the Solar System, and Mars in particular, is the development

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Physiological Responses of Acropora cervicornis to Increased Solar Irradiance  

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Physiological Responses of Acropora cervicornis to Increased Solar Irradiance Juan L. Torres*1 structure can be greatly debilitated due to a reduction in the photosynthetic capacity of their symbionts organic materials (7). In the tropics, penetration of UVR is also enhanced due to a low solar zenith angle

Gilbes, Fernando

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Gratings for Increasing Solid-State Laser Gain and Efficiency  

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We introduce new concepts for increasing the efficiency of solid state lasers by using gratings deposited on laser slabs or disks. The gratings improve efficiency in two ways: (1) by coupling out of the slab deleterious amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) and (2) by increasing the absorption efficiency of pump light. The gratings also serve as antireflective coatings for the extracting laser beam. To evaluate the potential for such coatings to improve laser performance, we calculated optical properties of a 2500 groove/mm, tantala-silica grating on a 1cm x 4cm x 8cm titanium-doped sapphire slab and performed ray-trace calculations for ASE and pump light. Our calculations show substantial improvements in efficiency due to grating ASE-coupling properties. For example, the gratings reduce pump energy required to produce a 0.6/cm gain coefficient by 9%, 20% and 35% for pump pulse durations of 0.5 {micro}s, 1{micro}s and 3{micro}s, respectively. Gratings also increase 532-nm pump-light absorption efficiency, particularly when the product slab overall absorption is small. For example, when the single-pass absorption is 1 neper, absorption efficiency increases from 66%, without gratings, to 86%, when gratings are used.

Erlandson, A C; Britten, J A; Bonlie, J D

2010-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing efficiency, reducing emissions with hydrous ethanol in diesel engines  

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Increasing efficiency, reducing emissions with hydrous ethanol in diesel engines Ethanol continuedOber 2013 Catalystcts.umn.edu Nearly all corn-based ethanol produced in the United States is anhydrous processes required to remove the water from ethanol consume a great deal of energy. Researchers from

Minnesota, University of

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Hydrogen Bonding Increases Packing Density in the Protein Interior  

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Hydrogen Bonding Increases Packing Density in the Protein Interior David Schell,1,2 Jerry Tsai,1 J System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843-1114 ABSTRACT The contribution of hydrogen to the stability, but experimental studies show that bury- ing polar groups, especially those that are hydrogen

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1 INTRODUCTION Alternative energy sources have increasingly gained  

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1 INTRODUCTION Alternative energy sources have increasingly gained the interest for governments it is required, is a major concern for alternative energy systems. Profits and environmental benefits, research institutes, academia, and industry in order to advance the penetration of sustainable energy

Sandborn, Peter