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Environmental Radioactivity in the Faroes  

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IN THE FAROES IN 1979 A. Aarkroo and J. Lippert Abstract. Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes Descriptors [0] DIET, ENVIRONMENT, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, FAROE ISLANDS, FISHES, FOOD, FOOD CHAINS, GLOBAL FALLOUT 62°N #12;- 7 - 1. INTRODUCTION 1*1*. The fallout programme for the Faroes, which was initiated

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Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) - U.S. Energy Information ...  

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... power plants, fuel use, stocks, generation, trade, demand ... wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear ... Central & South America World. Rank

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Environmental Radioactivity in the Faroes in 1978  

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of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes in 137 1978 are presented. Strontium-90 (and Cs in most cases, ENVIRONEMNT, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, FAROE ISLANDS, FISHES, FOOD, FOOD CHAINS, GLOBAL FALLOUT, GRAPHS, MILK, PLANTS to counting) B.D.L. below detection limit #12;5 - 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. The fallout progress« for the Faroes

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Remote and Local Forcing in the BrazilMalvinas Region  

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Origins of the seasonal variability observed in current meter data from the Malvinas (Falkland) Current are sought in the wind field on both a regional and circumpolar scale. A singular value decomposition of the covariance of the fields makes it ...

Frdric Vivier; Christine Provost; Michael P. Meredith

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Circulation and Water Mass Modification in the BrazilMalvinas Confluence  

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The confluence between the Brazil Current and the Malvinas Current [the BrazilMalvinas Confluence (BMC)] in the Argentine Basin is characterized by a complicated thermohaline structure favoring the exchanges of mass, heat, and salt between the ...

Loic Jullion; Karen J. Heywood; Alberto C. Naveira Garabato; David P. Stevens

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cold Outflow from the Faroe Bank Channel  

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The exchange of water between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic around the Faroe Islands was investigated in 1987 and 1988 combining CTD data with shipborne Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP)measurements. Tests were devised to assess ...

P. M. Saunders

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Radioactivity in the Faroes in 1982  

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*, E. Holm*, H. Hansen, and J. Lippert ·University of Lund, Sweden Abstract. Measurements of fallout Descriptors [0] DIET, ENVIRONMENT, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, FAROE ISLANDS, FISHES, FOOD, FOOD CHAINS, GLOBAL FALLOUT

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Is the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow Hydraulically Controlled?  

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The overflow of dense water from the Nordic Seas through the Faroe Bank Channel (FBC) has attributes suggesting hydraulic controlprimarily an asymmetry across the sill reminiscent of flow over a dam. However, this aspect has never been confirmed ...

James B. Girton; Lawrence J. Pratt; David A. Sutherland; James F. Price

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overflow Waters at the Iceland-Faroe Ridge Observed in Multi-Year Seaglider Surveys  

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This paper presents new observations of the overflow waters downstream of the Faroe Bank Channel (FBC) and the Iceland-Faroe Ridge (IFR). Between 2006 and 2009, over 17,400 hydrographic profiles were collected during quarterly deployments in the ...

N. L. Beaird; P. B. Rhines; C. C. Eriksen

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Comments on Is the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow Hydraulically Controlled?  

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In a recent paper Girton et al., due to what appears to be a misunderstanding, stated that a critical-flow analysis of the deep-water transport through the Faroe Bank Channel had been undertaken by Lake et al. on the basis of rotating hydraulic ...

Linda Enmar; Karin Borens; Irne Lake; Peter Lundberg

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory and Analytical Model Studies of the Faroe Bank Channel Deep-Water Outflow  

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Results are described from a combined laboratory and analytical study of the dense, deep-water flow through the Faroe Bank Channel. Archival field data have been used to specify the velocity and density field conditions in an idealized, distorted ...

P. A. Davies; A. K. Whlin; Y. Guo

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quasigeostrophic Forecasting and Physical Processes of Iceland-Faroe Frontal Variability  

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Using a hydrocast survey of the Iceland-Faroe Front (IFF) from October 1992, quasigeostrophic forecasts are studied to validate their efficacy and to diagnose the physical processes involved in the rapid growth of a cold tongue intrusion. ...

Arthur J. Miller; Pierre-Marie Poulain; Alex Warn-Varnas; Hernan G. Arango; Allan R. Robinson; Wayne G. Leslie

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Late Holocene Climate Change on Isla Isabela, Gulf of California  

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of the North American Monsoon as revealed by QuikSCAT.of the North American Monsoon to tropical and north PacificHoward, K. 1993. The Mexican Monsoon. Journal of Climate 6:

Englebrecht, Amy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximum Potential Intensities of Tropical Cyclones near Isla Socorro, Mexico  

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The maximum potential intensity (MPI) of a tropical cyclone represents a theoretical upper limit to the strength of the storm imposed by the laws of physics and the energy available to the system in the atmosphere and the ocean. The MPI in this ...

Jay S. Hobgood

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Countries - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus* Czech Republic Denmark Faroe Islands Finland France ...

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Ris Report No. 387 Ris National Laboratory  

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IN THE FAROES IN 1977 A. Aarkrog and J. Lippert ABSTRACT Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes CHAINS GLOBAL FALLOUT MILK PLANTS RADIOACTIVITY SEAWATER SHEEP EXPERIMENTAL DATA TABLES GRAPHS [2.1. The fallout programme for the Faroes, which was initiated in 1962 in close co-operation with the National

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Die ^ o o \\3,S* Environmental Radioactivity in  

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. Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes in 1980 are presented. Strontium-90 (and 137cs in most DATA, FAROE ISLANDS, FISHES, FOOD, FOOD CHAINS, GLOBAL FALLOUT, GRAPHS, MILK, PLANTS, RADIOACTIVITY (P > 99.9%) #12;1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. The fallout programme for t-he Faroes, which was initiated

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EETD NEWSLETTER - MANAGE SUBSCRIPTIONS EETD NEWSLETTER - MANAGE SUBSCRIPTIONS (red fields are required) Manage subscriptions: Subscribe Unsubscribe Name E-Mail Affiliation Address Address (line 2) City State/Province Zip/Postal Code Country (please select a country) none Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegowina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia (Hrvatska) Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France France, Metropolitan French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard and Mc Donald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova, Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint LUCIA Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia (Slovak Republic) Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Spain Sri Lanka St. Helena St. Pierre and Miquelon Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan, Province of China Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Thailand Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States United States Minor Outlying Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Wallis and Futuna Islands Western Sahara Yemen Yugoslavia Zambia Zimbabwe

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On the Upwelling of Downwelling Currents  

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The term downwelling currents refers to currents with a downslope mass flux in the bottom boundary layer. Examples are the Malvinas and Southland Currents in the Southern Hemisphere and the Oyashio in the Northern Hemisphere. Although many of ...

Ricardo P. Matano; Elbio D. Palma

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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i TP?TT<$wft Environmental Radioactivity  

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Abstract. Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the North Atlantic region including the Faroe Islands FALLOUT; GREENLAND; MAN; MILK; PLANTS; PLUTONIUM 239; PLU- TONIUM 240; RADIOACTIVITY; SEAWATER; SEAWEEDS

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An Inverse Model for Seasonal Circulation over the Southern Brazilian Shelf: Near-Surface Velocity from the Heat Budget  

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An inverse model was developed of the seasonal upper-layer circulation in the region adjacent to the coast of southern Brazil between 30 and 35S, 50 and 55W near the boundary of the BrazilMalvinas confluence. In this region there are no in ...

Peter O. Zavialov; Renato D. Ghisolfi; Carlos A. E. Garcia

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Origin of an Anomalous Ring in the Southeast Atlantic  

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A warm core ring in the southeast Atlantic, previously thought to have come from the BrazilFalklands (Malvinas) confluence, is traced back to the Agulhas retroflection. The path of this ring, sampled at 36S, 4E on 23 January 1993 during the ...

Elaine L. McDonagh; Karen J. Heywood

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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mn header will be provided by the publisher To appear in Math. Nachr., 2010  

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Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Baku, Azerbaijan 2 Universidade do Algarve, Portugal Received(1), (1997), 107-114. Mubariz G. Hajibayov Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics of NAS of Azerbaijan. 9, F.Agayev str., AZ1141, Baku, Azerbaijan. Stefan G. Samko Universidade do Algarve. Faro 8000, Portugal Copyright

Samko, Stefan

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A case based comparison of identification with neural networks and Gaussian Process models  

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Kocijan,J. Banko,B. Likar,B. Girard,A. Murray-Smith,R. Rasmussen,C.E. IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control Systems and Signal Processing Faro, Portugal, April 08-11, 2003 International Federation of Automatic Control

Kocijan, J.; Banko, B.; Likar, B.; Girard, A.

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og Ris Report No. 388 Ris National Laboratory  

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IN GREENLAND IN 1977 A. Aarkrog and J. Lippert ABSTRACT Measurements of fallout radioactivity in Greenland, Denmark #12;INK DESCRIPTORS [0] DEER DIET ENVIRONMENT FISHES FOOD CHAINS GLOBAL FALLOUT GREENLAND PLANTS and the Faroes the fallout levels increased similarly from 1976 to 1977. #12;- 7 - Tania i . i . l . stroatiaw-90

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Published: June 02, 2011 r 2011 American Chemical Society 12941 dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp202203c |J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 1294112950  

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Tosanovic1 Julian David Willoughby*** May 2007 graduates: David Gregory Abrecht1 *** Austin Cornell Kizzie1 Elizabeth Butler Luisa Islas Austin Kizzie Esmeralda Luna-Ramos Renee Nobles David Rhoden Allison Smith Cary

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Betraying the Island. Identidad puertorriquea y subalternidad en No quiero quedarme sola y vaca.  

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savers de las playas de Puerto Rico para que me calientesde banderas e islas de Puerto Rico para expresar mi patrio-a partir de los cuales figura Puerto Rico en la ideologa

Robyn, Ingrid

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Mexican cinema and the dream of a national cinema in 1970s Mexico  

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Vampires and Nationhood in Puerto Rico. Past & Present,y exiliadas en Puerto Rico. San Juan: Isla Negra, 2008.Working Papers. San Juan, Puerto Rico: HIV/AIDS Research and

Ramirez Vargas, Erika Michelle

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Degradation and recovery of Caribbean coral reefs  

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al. , Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico Changes in Benthic CoverMarks 2005 Marks 2005 Marks 2005 Panama Panama Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Paredes, Gustavo Adolfo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The basins on the Argentine continental margin  

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After the stabilization of the central Gondwana Craton, orogenic belts were accreted, as a result of convergence events and an extensive passive margin developed in southwestern Gondwana. Thermal subsidence in Parana, Karoo-Ventania basins and the Late Paleozoic-Early Mesozoic rifts, were modified by the Gondwana breakup and the South Atlantic opening. Early Paleozoic marine transgressions deposited the Table Mountain Group in Ventania. In southwestern Patagonia foreland clastics were deposited. Magmatic arcs and marine units indicate a tectonic trough was formed, alternating with continental sequences, over Late Paleozoic metamorphics and intrusives, resulting from plastered terrains along the Gondwana margin. In Patagonia, Permo-Carboniferous continental and glacio marine clastics infill the basins, while in Ventania, paralic sequences, grade from neritic to continental to the northeast, extending beneath the continental margin. The Triassic-Jurassic rift basins progressed onto regional widespread acid lavas and were infilled by lagoonal organic-rich sequences. Early drift phase built basins transverse to the margin, with fluvio-lacustrine sequences: Salado, Colorado, Valdes-Rawson, San Julian and North Malvinas intracratonic basins, which underwent transtensional faulting. Post-Oxfordian to Neocomian brackish sequences, onlapped the conjugate basins during the margin`s drift, with petroleum systems, as in Austral and Malvinas. In the Valanginian, basic extrusions commenced to form on the continental border, heralding the oceanic phase. Due to thermal subsidence, offlaping sediments prograded onto the remaining half-grabens. Several petroleum systems, proven and hypothetical, are identified in this region.

Urien, C.M. [Buenos Aires Technological Institute Petroleum School, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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' Volume 13 December 1966 C O N T E N T S  

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accessible even without using small boats. Development of dock facilities by Pemex has also increased Isla de Lobos is currently readily accessible via Pemex barges and tugs from Tuxpan, 35 miles of Tuxpan. Without Pemex cooperation, the only access to the island is by small boat. #12;6 J. K.RIGBY & W

Seamons, Kent E.

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The Risk Assessment Information System  

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RAIS User's Group RAIS User's Group The connection is no longer here Fill out the following section for addition to the RAIS User's List: CONTACT DETAILS First name: * Required Last name: * Required Company: Street: City: State: Country: Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Aruba Bahamas Barbados Belize Bermuda Virgin Islands, British Canada Cayman Islands Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic El Salvador Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Haiti Honduras Jamaica Martinique Mexico Montserrat Netherlands Antilles Nicaragua Panama Puerto Rico Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Turks and Caicos Islands United States United States Minor Outlying Islands Virgin Islands, U.S. Argentina Bolivia

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MHK Technologies/Tunneled Wave Energy Converter TWEC | Open Energy  

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Tunneled Wave Energy Converter TWEC Tunneled Wave Energy Converter TWEC < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Tunneled Wave Energy Converter TWEC.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization SeWave Ltd Project(s) where this technology is utilized *MHK Projects/TWEC Project Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Oscillating Water Column Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 1-3: Discovery / Concept Definition / Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering Technology Description The Tunneled Wave Energy Converter TWEC utilizes the OWC principle through its use of a proposed bored out tunnel within a cliff side of the Faroe Islands Technology Dimensions Device Testing Date Submitted 10/8/2010 << Return to the MHK database homepage

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SeWave | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » SeWave Jump to: navigation, search Name SeWave Place Denmark Zip FO-110 Product Denmark-based 50:50 JV between UK's Wavegen and Faroese electricity company SEV to to design and build a tunnelled demonstration wave power plant in the Faroes Islands. References SeWave[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This company is listed in the Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Database. This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. SeWave is a company located in Denmark . References ↑ "SeWave"

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Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Accelerator Alignment (IWAA06)  

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The 9th International Workshop on Accelerator Alignment (IWAA06) took place at SLAC from September 25th to 29th of 2006. On Monday many participants registered for the event and took part in an ice-breaker reception sponsored by FARO Technologies. Following this, four days of talks and discussion began with status reports and presentations from various accelerators or similar laboratories around the world. Subsequent talks ranged from large-scale metrology, integrating and adjusting survey data, survey instrumentation and presentations on monitoring systems. This event included ongoing poster displays and a vendor exhibition. In these proceedings the presentations, papers and posters of the IWAA06 participants are available for online review.

Fuss, B., (ed.); /SLAC

2006-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuna-Dolphin-Bird Feeding Assemblages in the Galapagos Islands and Their Response to the Physical Characteristics of the Upper Water Column  

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Tuna-dolphin-bird feeding assemblages are unique to the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETP). These multiple species groups are believed to forage together in response to the physical properties of the near surface ocean as these constrain the distribution of prey. In the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR), intra-annual and interannual changes affect the properties of the water column, inducing mesoscale and fine scale temporal variability. Four three-week oceanographic surveys took place, in September 2008, April 2009, October 2009, and September 2010, between the coast of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands and one small boat survey took place in June 2010 within the GMR. Marine mammal surveys were conducted during daylight hours and Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) sensor casts were taken throughout the survey. Data were analyzed to determine the types of water masses present and the strength and depth of the thermocline layer. These data were compared with the sightings of marine mammals, bird feeding groups, and tuna-dolphin-bird assemblages. Additionally, these data were used to predict where tuna would be likely to associate with dolphin groups. Results show Equatorial Surface Water was the dominant water mass throughout the archipelago, regardless of season or ENSO index. High salinity, cold water west of Isla Isabela indicated topographic upwelling of the Equatorial Undercurrent. Tropical Surface Waters from the Panama Current were detected north of the Equatorial Front to the east of the islands. Obvious changes in the water column properties were observed between El Nio and La Nia events in the GMR. Most mixed groups were sighted west and south of Isla Isabela during the four oceanographic surveys, as well as north and west of Isla San Cristobal in June 2010. Most sightings were in cool, high salinity waters, and high chlorophyll concentrations. There were a greater number of sightings during the April 2009 survey (ENSO-neutral conditions) than during any of the three fall surveys. Additionally, tuna-dolphin-bird groups were more likely to be seen near Isla Isabela, with the majority of them sighted during the April 2009 survey and a few sighted in each of the September 2008 and October 2009 surveys. No tuna-dolphin-bird groups were sighted during the September 2010 surveys. Results show that the presence and location of these multi-species groups may be controlled by the inter-annual cycles, the intra-annual cycles, or a combination of both types of changes seen within the Galapagos.

Johnston, Michelle

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecological  

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- Consequences of Nuclear Testing Amcl~itka isln,zd has a Iristory of disturbnnce by nroder~r matt, i,rclr~ding US. military operatio~ts on the isla~rd drrring Il'orld ll'nr % n~rterlnthrg the a~tder.qou~rd nuclear tests Nilrow nrrd Cannikin, for which preparation begntr in 1966. nlarry of the. terrestrial distarbnrrces resttlti,tg from ,taclear testing were superimposed o n scars remai~tirrg from the nrilitnry occt~pntiotz. Constrriction, road hirprouement, and the hlilrow an(/ Cnrrnikbt nt~clenr deto~rntions resulted bt the loss or deterioratio,t of about 420 Ira (1040ncres) of terrestrial hnbitnt, or less thmr 1.5% of the total area of An~clritka. A few streams and lakes were pollicted by drilling effluettts or human wastes; nornlalflrislting action is expected t

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Laboratory Guide for Residual Stress Sample Alignment and Experiment Planning-October 2011 Version  

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The December 2010 version of the guide, ORNL/TM-2008/159, by Jeff Bunn, Josh Schmidlin, Camden Hubbard, and Paris Cornwell, has been further revised due to a major change in the GeoMagic Studio software for constructing a surface model. The Studio software update also includes a plug-in module to operate the FARO Scan Arm. Other revisions for clarity were also made. The purpose of this revision document is to guide the reader through the process of laser alignment used by NRSF2 at HFIR and VULCAN at SNS. This system was created to increase the spatial accuracy of the measurement points in a sample, reduce the use of neutron time used for alignment, improve experiment planning, and reduce operator error. The need for spatial resolution has been driven by the reduction in gauge volumes to the sub-millimeter level, steep strain gradients in some samples, and requests to mount multiple samples within a few days for relating data from each sample to a common sample coordinate system. The first step in this process involves mounting the sample on an indexer table in a laboratory set up for offline sample mounting and alignment in the same manner it would be mounted at either instrument. In the shared laboratory, a FARO ScanArm is used to measure the coordinates of points on the sample surface ('point cloud'), specific features and fiducial points. A Sample Coordinate System (SCS) needs to be established first. This is an advantage of the technique because the SCS can be defined in such a way to facilitate simple definition of measurement points within the sample. Next, samples are typically mounted to a frame of 80/20 and fiducial points are attached to the sample or frame then measured in the established sample coordinate system. The laser scan probe on the ScanArm can then be used to scan in an 'as-is' model of the sample as well as mounting hardware. GeoMagic Studio 12 is the software package used to construct the model from the point cloud the scan arm creates. Once a model, fiducial, and measurement files are created, a special program, called SScanSS combines the information and by simulation of the sample on the diffractometer can help plan the experiment before using neutron time. Finally, the sample is mounted on the relevant stress measurement instrument and the fiducial points are measured again. In the HFIR beam room, a laser tracker is used in conjunction with a program called CAM2 to measure the fiducial points in the NRSF2 instrument's sample positioner coordinate system. SScanSS is then used again to perform a coordinate system transformation of the measurement file locations to the sample positioner coordinate system. A procedure file is then written with the coordinates in the sample positioner coordinate system for the desired measurement locations. This file is often called a script or command file and can be further modified using excel. It is very important to note that this process is not a linear one, but rather, it often is iterative. Many of the steps in this guide are interdependent on one another. It is very important to discuss the process as it pertains to the specific sample being measured. What works with one sample may not necessarily work for another. This guide attempts to provide a typical work flow that has been successful in most cases.

Cornwell, Paris A [ORNL; Bunn, Jeffrey R [ORNL; Schmidlin, Joshua E [ORNL; Hubbard, Camden R [ORNL

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban-Architectural Design After Exile: Communities in Search of a Minor Architecture  

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This dissertation analogically applies a framework of minor literary analysis to uniquely political units of the built environment. As urbanism is conventionally understood to be executed per the greatest utility of established communal objectives, an underlying politicization is inherent as such forms must adhere to dominant norms of development which potentially marginalize those who practice cultural methods outside normative standards. Employing a uniquely architectural method of environmental justice advocacy, select communities facing disenfranchisement react by self-producing urban-architectural forms ("UAFs") to protect threatened cultural values from marginalization. Installed to subvert the existing power dynamic, such UAFs are potential exhibitions of minor architecture. Adopting the analytical standards established by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari for evaluating Franz Kafka's literature, this paper tests six UAFs to discover if a minor architecture is possible under contemporary globalization. Employing an enumerated framework of minor production characteristics, an interpretive-historical analysis is the primary method of judgment regarding each unit's execution of minor architecture. Two secondary tests are undertaken to validate the primary findings, the first of which is a physio-logical evaluation that characterizes and measures urban resource utility as per collective minority aims. Second, a newspaper correlation test is undertaken so as to judge the enunciative effectiveness of each community per issues of minority politics. Of the six cases examined, two have their source in cinema including "Bartertown" of MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME (1985) and the "House on Paper Street" of FIGHT CLUB (1999). The four remaining cases include the Tibetan Government-in-Exile of Dharamsala, India; Student Bonfire of Robertson County, Texas; Isla Vista Recreation & Park District of Santa Barbara County, California; and the Emergent Cannabis Community of Arcata, California. Of all the cases studied, only the Tibetan Government-in-Exile met both the conditions of minor architecture and was validated in terms of practiced urban resource use as well as effective representation in mainstream newsprint. Both cinematic cases failed as minor productions of the built environment. Although they did not find full validation, the three remaining real-world UAFs each were found on a course of minor architectural expression at varying stages of execution.

Angell, Bradley 1976-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z